BES 2020 (Final program of the webinar – more details to come)

30th Meeting of the Belgian Endocrine Society
Saturday October 17, 2020

9:00–9:15

General assembly

B. Velkeniers (VUB), President

9.15

Communications by young investigators    (sponsored by Pfizer)

Chair: P. Petrossians  (ULiège)

9:15–10:30

Part 1: Translational and clinical studies

  • Intestinal delivery of proinsulin and IL-10 via Lactococcus latis combined with low-dose antiCD3 induces antigen-specific FoxP3+ Tregs in autoimmune diabetic mice.
    Pieter-Jan Martens (KUL)
  • YIPF5 mutations cause diabetes and microcephaly through disrupted endoplasmic reticulum-to-Golgi trafficking.
    Maria Lytrivi (ULB)
  • Sexual symptoms predict all-cause mortality independently of sex steroids in ageing men.
    Leen Antonio (KUL)
  • Soft drink intake on time of hypoglycaemia during insulin tolerance test: effects on pituitary response and comfort for the patient.
    Coralie Thiry (ULB)
  • Chronic complications versus glycaemic variability, time in range and HbA1c in people with type 1 diabetes: sub study of the RESCUE-trial.
    Anass El Malahi (UAntwerp)
10:30–11:00

Part 2: Clinical case reports

  • An unusual cause of unilateral adrenal incidentaloma.
    Younes Azzagnuni (ULB)
  • A case of a heterozygous inactivating CASR variant with adult-onset symptomatic hypercalcemia requiring extensive surgery.
    Laurens Veldeman (UGhent)
11:00–11:05 Short break
11:05–11:20

Selected Belgian Publication Award          (sponsored by Sandoz)

Introduced by B. Velkeniers (VUB), President

Clara Depommier et al. Nature Medicine 2019 (25): 1096–1103.
Supplementation with Akkermansia muciniphila in overweight and obese human volunteers: a proof-of-concept exploratory study.

Presenting author: Patrice Cani (UCL)

11:20–11:50

Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award     (sponsored by Novo)

Introduced by B. Velkeniers (VUB), President

Advanced therapies that improve glucose control and quality of life of people with type 1 diabetes.
Award winner: Pieter Gillard (KUL) 

11:50

Farewell

 

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