BES meeting 2017

Final program.

Saturday 07/10/2017 :

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 Invited lecture :

Chair: G T’Sjoen (UZG)

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

9:30–10:00 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)
10:00–10:30 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)
10:30–11:00 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
11:30–12:00 Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award.

Chair: P. Petrossians (ULg), President

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

12:00–12:45 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