Brussels PND/PGD conference - State of the art

Speakers and topics
Session 1: Prenatal diagnosis today and tomorrow
  • Ultrasound and PND

    • Catherine Donner, ULB Erasme

  • CGH array in prenatal diagnosis

    • Olivier Vanakker, UGent

  • NIPT: the Brussels experience and follow-up study results

    • Sonia Van Dooren, UZ Brussel and BRIGHTcore

Date : Friday 24/11/2017

Venue : BOZAR

  • Reproductive genetics

    • Alan Handyside, The Bridge Centre, London

Keynote lecture
Session 2: Best clinical practice today and tomorrow
  • Clinical applications of PGD including chromosomal translocations

    • Kathelijn Keymolen, UZ Brussel, VUB

  • Best clinical practice for PGS

    • Willem Verpoest, UZ Brussel, VUB

  • Clinical effectiveness and safety

    • Anne Delbaere, ULB Erasme

Session 3: The future of reproductive genetics
  • The end of invasive PND

    • Julie Desir

  • Challenges for PND on intact fetal cells

    • Patrizia Paterlini-Brechot, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes

  • PGD: technical developments

    • Martine De Rycke, UZ Brussel, VUB

Session 4: Ethics of reproductive genetics
  • Psychological issues in reproductive genetics

    • Julie Nekkebroeck, UZ Brussel, VUB

  • Prenatal carrier screening

    • Pascal Borry, KULeuven

  • PGD: dynamics and ethics

    • Guido De Wert, Maastricht UMC+

Accreditation (RIZIV/INAMI)

RIZIV/INAMI accreditation was requested and obtained :

 

  • Recognition number : 17012091 (gynecologists)

    Rubric: 3

    CP: 5.5

     

  • Recognition number :17012087 (gynecologists and pediatricians)

    Rubric: 6

    CP: 1

     

  • Recognition number : 17012089 (pediatricians)

    Rubric: 3

    CP: 5