Welcome to the 14th Balkan Congress of Human Genetics
and 9th Rare Disease SEE Meeting

Skopje, North Macedonia

5-7 October, 2023


Please carefully read the following guidelines before submitting your abstract.

Method of submission 

Abstracts can be submitted only via the Online Abstract Submission Form. Upon submission, a confirmation email will be sent to the submitter’s email address. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, please check your spam folder and do not submit the abstract again. Instead, please contact us at info@mzhg.org.mk for advice.

Abstract guidelines

All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English. Abstract cannot exceed a limit of 250 words (excluding title, authors and affiliations). Each author can be the first author in only 1 abstract.

All abstracts should adhere to the following format:
-materials and methods

Standard abbreviations do not require an explanation otherwise all abbreviations must be defined in brackets after their first use in the text. Figures, graphs, images, diagrams and references should not be included in the abstract.

Important notes

It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. No further editing or proofreading will be done by the Scientific commitee, so any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.

The abstracts will be presented in electronic form and will be published in a supplement of Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics. The authors of submitted abstracts agree with publication of their abstracts without further reviewing. If changes to your submitted abstract are necessary please contact us by the email address above at any time before the deadline. Please do not submit your abstract more than once.

Please note that registration of the presenting author is mandatory. The deadline for the presenting author’s registration and payment of a registration fee is September 11th, 2023. If the presenting author has not registered and has not completed the payment of the registration fee by this date, the presentation will be withdrawn from the programme.

If you need to withdraw your abstract, a written statement listing the reasons for this decision must be sent to the BCHG scientific committee until 11.09.2023. Withdrawals after this date cannot be accepted.

Multiple submissions with identical presenting authors will be automatically rejected.

Identical submissions from different first authors will also be automatically rejected.

Abstracts containing no results or the appropriate structure will be rejected.

Аbstract submitters agree that their personal data are being saved and used by the organiser in order to process the submission, enable the presentation at the conference and the later publication of the abstract in the Journal.

Abstract submission deadline

September 11th, 2023

Notification of the acceptance/rejection by

September 15, 2023


  1. Rare diseases
  2. Reproductive and prenatal genetics, 
  3. Cancer genetics
  4. Cardiovascular genetics
  5. Metabolic and mitochondrial disorders 
  6. Neurogenetics and intellectual disability 
  7. Immunogenetics and haemopoietic system
  8. Personalized medicine and Pharmacogenomics 
  9. Genetic Technologies
  10. Genetic counseling
  11. New treatments for genetic diseases
  12. Population data
  13. Other

Abstract submission

You must enter the names of all authors here – including yourself if you are an author – in the order in which you wish them to appear in the printed text. Names omitted here will NOT be printed in the author index or the final program.
Row ID First name Last name Presenting Institution City Country Actions
*By choosing this option you will be in the pool of abstracts from which the scientific committee will decide which abstracts will be orally presented. Others will be presented as posters.
The abstract book is available for download!