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

20 – 22 October 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)

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, Genes and bilirubin, Mechanisms of disease, Experimental models, Diagnosis of Kernicterus Spectrum Disorders, Prevention of Kernicterus Spectrum Disorders.


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


Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs. A limited number of grants covering accommodation and local hospitality for the duration of the workshop are available for speakers and and for a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States.

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