Forthcoming Meetings

DSMIG SESSION, RCPCH 2022 Conference, Liverpool

10:15 am -11:30 am, Thursday 30 June 2022

The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group are pleased to announce the details of our morning session at the RCPCH 2022 Conference in Liverpool, which is being held on Thursday 30 June 2022.

Confirmed guest speakers will be Miss Sally Tennant, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Dr Meriel McEntagart, Consultant Clinical Geneticist from St George’s Hospital.

There will also be abstract presentations (scoring is still in progress at this stage).

The provisional programme for our morning session is as follows:

Time Event
10.15-11.30 DSMIG Morning Session
10.15-10.20 Introduction and Welcome, Dr Jill Ellis, Chair of DSMIG
10.20-10.45 Orthopaedic Problems in Children with Down Syndrome, Miss Sally Tennant
10.45-11.10 Understanding the Molecular Effects of an Extra Chromosome 21, Dr Meriel McEntagart
11.10-11.20 Oral Abstract Presentation
11.20-11.30 Oral Abstract Presentation
11.30 Closing remarks and Poster viewing

The final programme for DSMIG and all the other Specialty groups will be available online on the RCPCH website in March.

Registration for the RCPCH 2022 Conference is now open and details are available by clicking here.

The RCPCH have indicated that there will be a virtual package option for this year’s conference – but do please check the College website for details – the above link provides comprehensive details on all aspects of the event.

The DSMIG team are very much looking forward to seeing you in June!


Details of previous meetings can also be found, including presentations from previous meetings (available to DSMIG members only)