Predisposition to Pediatric Malignant Diseases, Certificate | Institut Curie | Paris, France
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Predisposition to Pediatric Malignant Diseases

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Genetic predispositions are increasingly being diagnosed, discussed or suspected to explain childhood cancers.  Institut Curie offers the Predisposition to Pediatric Malignant Diseases programme. 


Key facts

We will consider describing how a predisposition syndrome leads to cancer, how to interpret variants and how to validate their pathological character, both clinically and in research.  We will discuss the merits of surveillance programs, and address through case discussions how to approach the complexity of genetic information management at all levels.

Institut Curie's Predisposition to Pediatric Malignant Diseases programme will teach you more about this topic. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Initiation to laboratory research in predisposing genetics
  • to clinical research in predisposing genetics
  • Basics of statistics in genetics
  • Basis for interpreting variants
  • Updating knowledge on syndromes of genetic susceptibility to childhood cancers
  • Meetings with experts on the subject
  • Discussion on complex, molecular, clinical and ethical situations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • PhD student
  • Researcher
  • Postdoctoral fellow
  • Junior PI
  • PI
  • Medical
  • MD/Physician

Tuition Fee

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There is no registration fee for this course.

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 EUR /month
Living costs

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