3rd DSDnet Training School 2017

The DSDnet Training School 2017 was under the topic: “Promoting Research in DSD"

The Training School has been taken place from Thursday 28 September to Saturday 30 September at the “Novotel Budapest Danube” in Budapest, Hungary as a postgraduate level course.

Trainers invited to give lectures at the Training School were well-recognized experts from highly regarded institutions and universities and came from a broad background of basic and clinical science. We provided plenary sessions, presentations by the trainees, discussions and breakout sessions in smaller groups for active participation and learning.  As one activity of our COST Action, this Training School aimed to maximize the exchange of ideas and knowledge between participants and to strengthen network building with new collaborations between all countries involved.

Professionals from COST Countries* in their early stages** of career, from a medical or a scientific background applied for the Training School. The applications have been assessed by the Programme Organizing Committee and 30 Trainees have been invited to participate.


* Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and as cooperating state Israel

** Early Career Investigator (ECI) is a researcher within a time span of up to 8 years from the date they obtained their PhD/doctorate (full-time equivalent)