BES meeting 2021 (Final program)

31th Meeting of the Belgian Endocrine Society
October 8 & 9, 2021

(Mdeon visa: 21/V2/10413/007692)

Friday workshop 8-10-2021

17:00–17:50 Registration, coffee
17:50–18:00 Welcome:
B. Velkeniers (VUB), President
18:00–19:00 Workshop: Turner guidelines
Chair: G. T’Sjoen (Ugent)
Pediatric and adult aspects
Martine Cools & Sara Vandewalle (Turner clinic UZ Gent)
19:00–20:00 Invited lecture
Chair: G. T’Sjoen (Ugent)
Doping in endocrinology
Peter Van Eeno (UGent DoCoLab)
20:00 Walking dinner

Saturday meeting 9-10-2021

8:00–8:30 Registration
Coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view
8:30–9:00 General assembly
B. Velkeniers (VUB), President
9:00–9:30 Clinical grand-round:
Introduced by P. Petrossians (ULiège)
Ann Mertens & Roman Vangoitsenhoven (UZ Leuven)
9:30 Communications by young investigators
(sponsored by Pfizer)
9:30–10:30 Part 1: Clinical and translational studies
Chair: L. Crenier (ULB)

  • Gene expression signatures of target tissues in endocrine and non-endocrine autoimmune diseases.
    Florian Szymczak (ULB)
  • Fasting plasma glucose level to determine the need for an OGTT to screen for gestational diabetes mellitus.
    Kaat Beunen (KUL)
  • A cross-sectional analysis of the association between testosterone and biopsy-proven non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in 134 obese men.
    Carlien De Herdt (UA)
  • The impact of anti-androgen therapy on bone in men treated for paraphilia: a retrospective cohort study.
    Anaïs De Landtsheer (KUL)
10:30–11:00 Part 2: Clinical case reports
Chair: O. Alexopoulou (UCL)

  • Unusual cause of neonatal salt wasting syndrome in a female with subsequent primary amenorrhoea.
    Sébastien Verdickt (KUL)
  • Thinking beyond guidelines: an atypical case of adrenal incidentaloma.
    Joke Vliebergh (KUL)
11:00–11:45 Coffee break, visit of the exhibits and poster view
11:45–12:00 Selected Belgian Publication Award (sponsored by Sandoz)
Introduced by B. Velkeniers (VUB), President
An Jacobs et al. Intensive Care Medicine 2019 (104): 2925–2930
Dynamics and prognostic value of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to pediatric critical illness and association with corticosteroid treatment: a prospective observational study.
Presenting author: An Jacobs (KUL)
12:00–12:30 Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award (sponsored by Novo)
Introduced by B. Velkeniers (VUB), President
Lessons from the Belgian Diabetes in Pregnancy study.
Award winner: Katrien Benhalima (KUL)
12:30–13:00 Invited lecture (to be confirmed)
Chair: M. Bex (KUL)
A helicopter view on pheochromocytoma
Martin K. Walz
Department of Surgery and Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Essen
13:00–13:15 Award ceremony of the young investigators
13:15 Lunch