Upcoming events

    • 14 Oct 2016
    • 7:00 PM
    • 15 Oct 2016
    • 1:00 PM
    • Brussels

    Belgian Endocrine Society 2016 meeting

    Friday 14/10/2016 (evening):

     17:00-17:50  Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
     17:50-18:00  Welcome: P.Petrossians (Ulg), President
     18:00-19:30  Practical clinical sessions: Endocrine disorders during pregnancy.
    Chair: A. Van den Bruel (AZSJ)
      - Type I diabetes  (K Benhalima, KUL)

      - Thyroid disease (K. Poppe, ULB)

      - Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (N. Driessens, ULB)
     19:30-20:15  Invited lecture 1:
       An overview of hormones in insects. M. Hermans (UCL)
    Chair: J. Donckier (UCL)
     20:15  Walking dinner

    Saturday 15/10/2016 (morning):

     8:00- 8:30
    Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
     8:30-9:00 General assembly: P.Petrossians (ULg), President
     9:00-9:30 Communications by young investigators. Part 1: Translational studies.
    Chair: B. Corvilain (ULB)
      - Dietary composition determines the degree of metabolic improvement at similar weight loss. (R. Vangoitsenhoven, KUL)

       - Loss-of-function mutations in DNAJC3 cause young-onset diabetes due to oxidative stress and mitochondrial β-cell apoptosis. (B Abdulkarim, ULB)
    Communications by young investigators. Part 2: Clinical studies.
    Chair: B. Corvilain (ULB)
      - First trimester isolated maternal hypothyroxinemia: adverse maternal metabolic profile and impact on the obstetrical outcome. (R. Furnica, UCL)

      - Cortical bone size deficit in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. (C. Verroken, UZG)
     10:00-10:30 Communications by young investigators. Part 3: Clinical case reports.
    Chair: M. Bex (KUL)
      Etomidate as an emergency treatment for uncontrolled hypercortisolism in metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma. (I.B. Papadopoulou, ULB)

      - Catecholamine-secreting tumor during pregnancy: a rare but potentially life-threatening condition. (L. Oriolli, UCL)
     10:30-11:00 Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award.
    Chair: P. Petrossians (ULg), President
       Saving private ... ß-cells.
    (D.A. Cunha, ULB)
     11:00-11:30 Coffee break, visit of the exhibits and poster view
     11:30-12:00 Clinical grand-round: What you need to know about hypocalcemia.
    (B. Bravenboer, B. Velkeniers)
     12:00-12:45 Invited lecture 2:
      Functional imaging of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma.
    H. Timmers (Radboudumc, NL)
    Chair: Guy T'Sjoen (UZG)
     12:45-13:00 Award ceremony: Young investigators
     13:00  Lunch

    Hotel reservation for Friday night can be made from this link.

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