ERNICA: an European reference network which focuses mainly on EA

08 March 2017

ERNICA is a European Reference Network (ERN) which addresses congenital malformations and diseases that appear early in life and require multidisciplinary care and long-term follow-up, and examines the transition to adulthood. What will ERNICA do? ERNICA will focus initially on […] LEARN MORE

The launch of European reference networks for rare disease

16 February 2017

On March 1, the European Commission announced the launch of 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) for rare diseases. This was the culmination of considerable effort on the part of the European Commission, EURORDIS (The European Rare Diseases organisation of which […] LEARN MORE

4th international EA conference in Sydney

01 January 2017

Steering Board form the majority of the EAT Medical Advisory Committee. There have previously been EA conferences in this series in Lille (2010), Montreal (2012) and Rotterdam (2014). The next one will be in 2019 in Rome, and our colleagues […] LEARN MORE

First 23 European Reference Networks for Rare Diseases

26 December 2016

Great news that ERNICA, the proposed European Reference Network for Rare Inherited Gastrointestinal Diseases, has, together with 22 other ERNs, been approved by the EU’s Board of Member States. This is great news for EAT and for its member associations […] LEARN MORE

Tracheoesophageal Fistula Repair

09 July 2016

This 3D medical animation shows a tracheoesophageal fistula in which the esophagus has an abnormal connection to the trachea. The animation explains the normal development of the esophagus and trachea, as well as how a tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia […] LEARN MORE

EAT to be represented on the Advisory Board of ERNICA

09 July 2016

EAT is pleased to report that ERNICA (European Reference Network on Rare inherited and congenital diseases) with its focus of expertise on Rare-complex gastrointestinal diseases (including oesophageal atresia) has submitted its application to be a recognised European Reference Network. We […] LEARN MORE

A message from the EAT board

09 July 2016

A quick glance at the headlines and you might conclude that we truly live in troubling and uncertain times. But you don’t have to look very far beyond the news of the jolting Brexit vote, the uncertainty in the EU […] LEARN MORE

Breaking news: OA 2016 Call for abstracts extended!

01 June 2016

Call for Abstracts deadline extended The deadline for the Fourth International Conference on Oesophageal Atresia abstract submissions has been extended. The call for abstract deadline has been extended until 1 July 2016. Don’t forget to submit your abstract for your […] LEARN MORE