Pain and CdLS


Pain and CdLS


Often people with CdLS clearly show signs of pain. Prof. Dr. Peter Martin will talk about how pain is experienced in CdLS, how neurological pathways influence registration of pain and what this means for daily care and functioning. How do the senses of people with CdLS interact with the brain? How do they respond on pain signals and what does this mean?

30 minutes presentation

15 minutes for questions and interaction

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Peter Martin

Peter Martin

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Prof. Dr. Med., Chief physician Séguin-clinic, Center for Epilepsy, Kork

After Peter completed his PhD in Marburg, Berlin and Munich, he specialized in neurology and psychiatry in Zürich, Heidelberg and Freiburg. Working at the Centre for Epilepsy at Kehl-Kork, he was able to establish a special department for adults with intellectual disabilities in 2009 at the Séguin clinic and additionally, in 2013, a Medical Centre for Adults with Disabilities (MZEB).

As a Medical Director at Kehl-Kork, he also teaches students at Freiburg University faculty of medicine since 2005 and has been a professor and member of the faculty since 2014 .

Furthermore, he is one of the editors of the specialist journal „Inklusive Medizin“, a member of board of directors of several specialist associations for medicine for adults with disabilities (DGMGB, MAMH and D-A-CH-Inklusive Medizin) and of the advisory committee of the foundation „Leben pur“.

He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the German „Arbeitskreis Cornelia de Lange Syndrom“.

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