ICGEB & The Future of Science “The burden of Bilirubin-induced neurological damage in the neonate: prevention, diagnosis and treatment” – ONLINE EVENT

20 and 28 October, 4 November 2021, Ciudad de México, Mexico

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.

Monica Villa Guillen (Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Ciudad de México)

In collaboration with:

Deadline for receipt of applications:
15 July 2021

The aim of the workshop is to gather neonatologists/pediatricians, researchers and students to disseminate and raise awareness regarding Bilirubin-lnduced Neurological Damage in the neonate, a severe but fully preventable condition.


Neonatal severe hyperbilirubinemia: Basic concepts of neurotoxicity, Mechanisms of action, Experimental models, Diagnosis of Kernicterus Spectrum Disorders, Prevention and treatment of kernicterus spectrum disorders.

Preliminary programme

DAY 1 – 20 October 2021
Neonatal severe hyperbilirubinemia: Basic concepts of neurotoxicity 

DAY 2 – 28 October 2021
Mechanisms of action/Experimental models 
Diagnosis of kernicterus spectrum disorders 

DAY 3 – 4 November 2021
Prevention and treatment of kernicterus spectrum disorders 


Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Residents, PhD students and postdocs working in neonatal jaundice and brain damage fields.


A limited number of grants covering registration fee waive are available for a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States.

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