Upcoming events

    • 06 Oct 2017
    • 07 Oct 2017
    • Dolce la Hulpe

    Final program.

    Friday 06/10/2017 (evening)

    17:00–17:50 Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
    17:50–18:00 Welcome: P.Petrossians (ULg), President

    Practical clinical sessions: Androgens in females and males: The end of inequalities?

    Chair: B. Corvilain  (ULB)

    • Hypogonadism in the male. (Leen ANTONIO, KUL)
    • Antihypertensive therapy and sexual function. (Alexandre PERSU, UCL)
    • Are there indications for androgen replacement in women?  (Axelle PINTIAUX, ULB/ULg):

    Invited lecture 1:

    Chair: B. Velkeniers  (VUB)

    How hypopituitarism and galactorrhea has changed European history? (Wouter de HERDER, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)

    20:15 Walking dinner

    Saturday 07/10/2017 (morning):

    8:00–8:30 Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
    8:30–9:00 General assembly: P.Petrossians (ULg), President

    Invited lecture 2:

    Chair: G T'Sjoen (UZG)

    Endocrine disruptors: is there a relationship with obesity and diabetes? (Eveline DIRINCK, UZA)


    Communications by young investigators. Part 1: Translational studies.

    Chair: L.  Van Gaal (UZA)

    • A dramatic immunological phenotype of mice deficient in Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH). K. FARHAT (ULg)
    • A compound heterozygous mutation in the luteinizing hormone/chorionic gonadotrophin receptor gene leading to Leydig cell hypoplasia type 1. J. POTORAC (ULg)

    Communications by young investigators. Part 2: Clinical studies.

    Chair: L.  Van Gaal (UZA)

    • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its relation with sex steroids in men with obesity. F. VAN DE VELDE (UZG)
    • Complications of chronic primary hypoparathyroidism: a retrospective study in a tertiary care center. K. DAVID (KUL)

    Communications by young investigators. Part 3: Clinical case reports.

    Chair: J. Donckier (UCL)

    • Who stole my cholesterol? A case report of night blindness and virtually absent serum betalipoproteins. X.P. AERS (UZA)
    • Brain calcifications as late presenting sign of pseudohypoparathyroidism: missed window of treatment opportunity. K. STINKENS (KUL)
    11:00–11:30 Coffee break, visit of the exhibits and poster view

    Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award.

    Chair: P. Petrossians (ULg), President

    Gut microbiota, clinical implications in obesity and related metabolic disorders. (Patrice CANI, UCL)


    Joined BES and Belgian Bone Club's lecture:

    Chair: J.J. Body (ULB)

    The skeleton, an old endocrine organ, recently (re)discovered. (Etienne CAVALIER, ULg)

    12:45–13:00 Award ceremony: Young investigators
    13:00 Lunch


    Hotel reservation for Friday night can me made for a preferred rate by this link.

Past events

14 Oct 2016 BES meeting 2016

Belgian Endocrine Society

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