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Welcome to The International Skeletal Dysplasia Society

 The 15th ISDS has taken place in Santiago del Chile, AUGUST 24-27, 2022 - excellent meeting with many attendees - big success!

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The next ISDS meeting shall be held in Madrid, Spain, September 18 - 21st, 2024

Please see all info related to the Madrid 2024 meeting here:

Welcome from the Iberian Organizing Committee:·       

Karen E Heath (Clinical molecular geneticist, Madrid, Spain) - Meeting's President 

Sergio B Sousa (Clinical geneticist, Coimbra, Portugal)

Manuel Parrón (Radiologist, Madrid, Spain)

André Travessa (Clinical geneticist, Lisbon, Portugal)

Lucia Sentchordi (Pediatric endocrinologist, Madrid, Spain)

Cristina Alves (Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Coimbra, Portugal)

Fernando Santos (Clinical geneticist, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Susana Noval (Patient association representative, ALPE Foundation, Spain)



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- Read the Statutes and Guidelines for the Scientific Activities here.
The principal aim of the Society shall be to promote scientific progress in the field of skeletal dysplasias and dysostoses. The ISDS is registered as a non-profit organization ("charity").

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