7th I-DSD Symposium 2019

The 7th I-DSD symposium held in Sao Paulo from 4th-6th July 2019 was a great success.  Over 160 participants (70% from Latin America) enjoyed presentations by invited speakers and oral and poster communications over 3 days.  New features in the programme included a lunchtime  ‘Difficult Case Discussion’, a Personal Experience presentation by a patient and a debate on the use of the term ‘Disorders of Sex Development’ which brought the symposium to a close.

Prizes, sponsored by Karger, were awarded for best presentations in the following categories:

CategoryAwarded To
Best Long OralTulay Guran
Runner-up Long OralRafael Loch Batista
Best Short OralSalma Ali
Runner-up Short OralMing Jeong Bag
Best PosterJurg Streuli
Runner-up PosterC Bridi Filho
Best Communication in the Field of DiagnosticsNathalia Lisboa Gomes
Best Communication in the Field of Fundamental MechanismsAngela Lucas-Herald
Best Communication in the Field of Psychosocial CareMiranda Mirela (T Bachega)
Best Communication in the Field of SurgeryChloe Hanna

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7th I-DSD symposium programme 2019

I-DSD 2019 oral abstracts

I-DSD 2019 Numbered Poster List

I-DSD 2019 flyer



The 7th International DSD Symposium, São Paulo, Brazil, 04/07/2019-06/07/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Download the EACCME attendance certificate by completing the feedback survey https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/I-DSD2019 

What is the aim of the Symposium?

  • To provide an update on conditions affecting sex development
  • To facilitate networking of professionals involved in the care of people with conditions affecting sex development
  • To promote high quality and meaningful research in the field of sex development

The symposium is aimed at:

  • Health care staff
  • Clinical and basic scientists
  • Parent & patient support groups

Other Activities

  • I-DSD Training Workshop for investigators
  • Opportunity to present original research
  • Bring your own difficult case session
  • Poster and oral communication prizes
  • Symposium Dinner


Supported by

Please direct all enquiries to the International DSD Symposium Office, registry@i-dsd.org