5th European Days of Albinism

5th European Days of Albinism

Date(s) - 04/11/2020 - 07/11/2020
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The European Days of Albinism (EDA)  is a unique international scientific conference focusing, from various perspectives, on a rare genetic condition: albinism. Year after year this conference series has gathered most of the world experts of albinism with the aim to share the latest knowledge and research advances on albinism.
Due to the latest developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5th EDA, initially planned to be held last April in Bordeaux, France, has been rescheduled and adjusted to be held online.
Come visit the conference website to learn more about the event: 5eda.albinism.eu.
Dates and program
The conference will be held November 4-7, 2020.

A 3-hour Main Session will run everyday from 14:00 to 17:00 CET addressing a different area of science concerning albinism each day : 

  • Day 1: Genetics & Dermatology
  • Day 2: Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome & Cellular Mechanisms of OCA
  • Day 3: Ophthalmology
  • Day 4: Cellular and animal models & Therapies

Different Side sessions (pre-recorded or live) have also been included in the program for specific categories of participants:

  • The basics of Albinism for the non-expert healthcare provider
  • Presentations for non-scientists on the Latest albinism research
  • Virtual Cocktail & Exhibition Hall

Have a look at the first version of the detailed scientific program that was just released, go through the list of speakers and check out the general Program at a glance to get a full overview of the conference.

Please note that most of the sessions will be available in replay until the end of the conference to all registered participants.

Online Registration to the virtual conference is now open.