News Archive

16 Apr 2014

Take part in the first ever Rare Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week 2nd - 8th June 2014

On behalf of Unique, CDO and the Bond family who suggested the initiative, we’d like to invite you to participate in the first ever ‘Rare Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week’ planned for June 2nd to 8th this year. During this...[more]

16 Apr 2014

Proposed amendments to EU Regulation on Medical Devices are counter to patients’ interests and unworkable, says ESHG

Recent amendments to the proposed Regulation on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVDs) currently before the European Parliament will restrict the rights of patients and doctors to carry out essential genetic testing, says the...[more]

07 Apr 2014

European Commission adopts the two Decisions on the establishment of European Reference Networks (ERNs)

The Delegated Decision provides the criteria that European Reference Networks must fulfill and criteria that healthcare providers wishing to join such networks must fulfill. The Implementing Decision lays down the procedure on...[more]

02 Apr 2014

Register now for the ESHG-EuroGentest-3GbTest satellite meeting, May 30th 2014 in Milan (Italy)!

The meeting, entitled: “Clinical and quality issues when introducing new technologies in genomics” precedes the annual ESHG meeting and will focus on practical issues for lab people and for clinicians. [more]

01 Apr 2014

Participate in the NIBSC survey on your needs regarding reference material!

The NIBSC would like to learn more about your needs regarding reference materials. Responses to the following survey will help to inform the future production of reference materials for use in clinical diagnostic assays where...[more]

25 Mar 2014

Participate in the AMP survey on reference materials

The Association for Molecular Pathology’s Whole Genome Analysis Working Group is requesting your input on a short survey regarding reference material needs for analytical validation and alternative assessment. [more]

28 Jan 2014

European Commission survey on cross border genetic testing of rare diseases in the European Union

URGENT- We would still like to receive more responses from both laboratories and clinics, and we are asking for your participation. See further to find links to both surveys, which will be open until January 31st. [more]

07 Jan 2014

The Belgian Medical Genomics Initiative network will be represented in the "Global Leaders in Genomic Medicine" meeting.

This meeting is organised by the National Human Genome Research Institute, USA and will take place from Wednesday 8 January 2014 to Thursday 9 January 2014. Representing BeMGI in the meeting are Profs Gert MATTHIJS and Marc...[more]

About EuroGentest
About Us
Standards Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Valid CSS!
European Union
Contact Information
Center for Human Genetics
University of Leuven
Herestraat 49 Box 602, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

Copyright EuroGentest2 Coordination Action 2011 - EU Contract no.: FP7 - HEALTH-F4-2010-261469