MINDDS Patient care survey underway


We are a group of bachelor students enrolled in the honours programme at Maastricht University studying at the Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences (FHM...

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MINDDS will come to the end of its COST Action status and funding on May 6th 2022. We all would like to thank the COST Association for supporting us over the la...

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MINDDS in Solidarity


MINDDS and all other COST Actions are deeply saddened by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and wherever possible wishes to help support our displaced Ukrainian r...

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Cardiff MINDDS Conference – today and beyond!


The first MINDDS COST Action Workshop was held just over 4 years ago in Belgrade, Serbia. Despite the challenges of a global pandemic and local political events...

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