ISCOMS 2018. Science beyond borders

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From the 4th until the 8th of June the 25th edition of ISCOMS will take place in the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. This year's congress will involve an extra congress day, including an extra keynote speaker and an extension of the social programme. The entire programme can be found here.

This year's scientific programme will include different interactive workshops and 350 students presenting their research in poster, oral, and plenary sessions. The programme will also include a patient lecture and an interactive operation.

As keynote speakers, we will welcome prof. Ugur Sahin MD PhD, who will present his research on the identification and characterisation of new target molecules (antigens) for immunotherapy in cancer tumors.
Our second keynote speaker will be Clara D.M. van Karnebeek MD PhD, who will present her research on early diagnosis and treatment of neurometabolic diseases in intellectual developmental disorder patients.
 The third keynote speaker presenting his research is prof. Dick Swaab MD PhD on brain development, sexual differentiation, and Alzheimer’s disease. 
Our fourth speaker will be Willem Herter, director of Pacmed. 

For more information on the scientific programme and social programme visit

If you have any questions, please contact ISCOMS at or at +31503633222.



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