Manchester Dysmorphology Conference – October 2023

February 1st 2024

Dates: 16th (Mon) – 18th (Wed) October 2023

Venue: The Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ


The first Manchester Dysmorphology Conference was organized in 1984 by Professor Dian Donnai. Over the years, this biennial conference has brought experts within the field of genomic syndromology together from around the globe, to share knowledge and ideas which further our understanding of developmental disorders and congenital malformations. The conference aims to provide cutting edge content and a welcoming, relaxed setting to encourage discussions, forge collaborations and inspire new ways of improving the lives of patients.

The 2023 Manchester Dysmorphology Conference

From October 16th to October 18th, 2023, the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester hosted 252 international genomics experts, fostering knowledge-sharing and idea exchange. This conference advanced our understanding of developmental disorders and congenital malformations. With 83 cutting-edge presentations on the science, diagnosis, and treatment of rare conditions, it not only delivered top-notch content but also fostered a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, facilitating discussions, promoting collaborations, and inspiring innovative approaches to enhance the well-being of patients affected by rare conditions. Participants hailed from 50 countries worldwide.

We are looking forward to see you in MDC 2025!