Epigenetics: Connecting health to lifestyle and the laboratory

Precongress Course 5

Paramedical Group Paramedical Group


Course type

Course co-ordinators
Helen Kendrew (United Kingdom) and Cecilia Westin (Sweden)

Course description
This course has been designed to provide basic information on the effect that lifestyle, nutrition and laboratory interventions might have on genes and discusses the resulting epigenetic impact.

Target audience
Nurses, midwives, counsellors, clinical embryologists and laboratory tecnicians

Educational needs and expected outcomes

At the end of this course the participant should be able to understand the effects of lifestyle, nutrition and other exogenous factors on genes and the impact on embryos, pregnancy and family.