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MINDDS WORKSHOP Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Copy Number Variants


January 30th 2020, Porto, Portugal. Prof. Natália Oliva-Teles, WG1 Leader On January 30th 2020 MINDDS WG1 organized a Workshop on the understanding of genomic f...

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Happy 2020


The year is coming to an end, and we have made great progress for MINDDS during 2019. As a pan-European research community, we have worked worked across our Con...

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14th Troina Meeting on Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Meeting: 14th Troina Meeting on Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, April 4th-6th, 2019 Participant: Natália Oliva Teles – Management Committee Member (Su...

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16p11.2: rare genetic changes linked to autism now connected to higher chance of other psychiatric disorders

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In most of the trillion cells that make up our bodies, 23 pairs of chromosomes store the vital strands of DNA needed to make our bodies grow and function proper...

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MINDDS Newsletter August 2018


The summer is here !, but we have still been busy with MINDDS through the last few months, building on our progress at the end of last year. To recap, we have ...

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A Meeting of MINDDS


Mental Health is one of today’s great challenges. For the young generations, the Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) are some of the most common, but also the mo...

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Academia Europaea – International networks: creating opportunities for collaborative research and funding


(from left to right): Prof Ole Petersen, Prof Sierd Cloetingh, Prof Adrian Harwood, Abdul Rahim, Prof Phil Jones and Sir John Skehel Professor Sierd Cloetingh, ...

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A pan-European network for research into Neurodevelopmental Disorders


MINDDS will create a pan-European network of clinical scientists, preclinical researchers from both public and industrial sector and patient groups to advance s...

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Understanding rare neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) has the potential drive major new therapies for the common NDD of schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).