Belgian Endocrine Society 2016 meeting
 Friday 14 October 2016
Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view.
 Welcome: P.Petrossians (Ulg), President
 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)
 Invited lecture 1:
 An overview of hormones in insects. M. Hermans (UCL)
Chair: J. Donckier (UCL)
 Walking dinner
Saturday 15 October 2016
Registration, coffee, visit of the exhibits, poster view
General assembly: P.Petrossians (ULg), President
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)
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)
Belgian Endocrine Society Lecture Award.
Chair: P. Petrossians (ULg), President
 Saving private ... -cells.
(D.A. Cunha, ULB)
Coffee break, visit of the exhibits and poster view
Clinical grand-round: What you need to know about hypocalcemia.
(B. Bravenboer, B. Velkeniers)
Invited lecture 2:
Functional imaging of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma.
H. Timmers (Radboudumc, NL)
Chair: Guy T'Sjoen (UZG)
Award ceremony: Young investigators

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endocrinologie de la reproduction



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