Pediatric Neurogenomics Symposium 2021

Feb & March 2021


Organized by Center of Excellence & Advanced Research on Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Organized in collaboration with CSIR Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB),International Child Neurology Teaching Network (The International Child Neurology Association)in association with the ICMR-AIIMS Computational Genomics Center
Center of Excellence is Funded by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & CSR from India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd

A seven-week online symposium on advances in diagnosis and treatment of neurogenetic disorders.

Who should attend:

Pediatricians, Neurologists and Specialists in Pediatric Neurology & Neuromuscular Disorders and Medical Students and Resident trainees.

Registration is free

Course Coordinators

Prof. Sheffali Gulati

AIIMS New Delhi

Dr. Vinod Scaria

CSIR-IGIB, Delhi

Dr. Biju Hameed

GOSH, London

Dr. Vishal Sondhi

AFMC, Pune

Sessions & Speakers

Essential for a Pediatric Neurologist: Interpretation of a genetic report

18th February 2021

08.00 PM IST [Lecture Online]

Prof. Madhuri Hegde, Ph.D., FACMG


VP & CSO, PerkinElmer Global Genomic Laboratories

Adjunct Professor of Applied Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Precision medicine in Pediatric Neurology: current status and future potential

25th February 2021

09.00 PM IST [Lecture Online]

Prof J Helen Cross FRCPCH Ph.D FRCP

The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy

Head of the Developmental Neuroscience Programme at UCL-Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Recent therapeutic advances in neuromuscular disorders

4th March 2021

09.00 PM IST [Lecture Online]

Prof. J Andoni Urtizberea MD

Attending Physician, APHP, HENDAYE, FRANCE

Head, Summer School of Myology, PARIS, FRANCE

Chargé de Mission, FILNEMUS, MARSEILLE, FRANCE


Genetic tests in Neurodevelopmental disorders - Which, When and for Whom?

11th March 2021

Dr. Ahmad Abou Tayoun

Director of the Genomics Center at Al Jalila Children’s,

Associate Professor of Genetics at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai

Genetics of Autism: where we stand today

Radiogenomics in pediatric neurology

Genome editing: from bench to bedside in child neurology in 2021