Come and join in the DSMIG activities at RCPCH 2017 , at ICC Birmingham 24-26th May

DSMIG Symposium

Wednesday 24th 2pm -5.45 pm  Hall 11 b

Keynote speakers

Dr Meriel McEntagart Understanding the molecular effects of an extra chromosome 21

Henny Beaumont (Author of ‘Hole in the Heart’) Watch your language! How do parents and carers hear us? 

Full Programme – Programme – DSMIG@RCPCH 24.05.17

(Followed by meeting for  steering group members only)


Friday 26th May 11.45am-1 pm  Hall 11b

Workshop  – Running a service for Children with Down syndrome, Dr Liz Marder and Dr Mary Small

Book Via  http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/annual-conference/rcpch-conference-2017

New Book ! Down Syndrome – Current Perspectives

ds-current-perspectives-book-coverDown Syndrome

Current Perspectives

Edited by Richard Newton , Shiela Puri and Liz Marder

This book provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of Down syndrome. Chapters have been written by a number of internationally respected clinicians with a special interest in Down syndrome, including members of DSMIG UK and Ireland www.dsmig.org.uk with contributions from the Down’s Syndrome Association www.downs-syndrome.org.uk. Chapters include discussion of comorbidities, with background information and advice on assessment and management ,as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics. Practical examples and case scenarios are included.

Available from http://www.mackeith.co.uk or from Amazon

Product details:

Hardcover: 288 pages

Publisher: MacKeith Press (20 March 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1909962473

ISBN-13: 978-190996247