• BES meeting 2016

BES meeting 2016

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


  • Registration fee for non-members covering the two days of the meeting and Friday evening's dinner.

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Belgian Endocrine Society 2016 meeting

Mdeon visa: 16/V2/8462/005294

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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