The 24th meeting of the Belgian Endocrine Society was organized on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 October 2014.
We were delighted with the attendance at this first 2-days meeting of the BES.

>The Novo Nordisk BES Award winner:
Dr. Anne-Simone Parent ( University of Liege) gave an excellent talk on
Early shaping and disorganization of the endocrine brain by environment.

>The young investigators awards were given to the following researchers:
Iulia Potorac(Ulg).
A novel mutation of the luteinizing hormone/chorionic gonadotrophin receptor gene leading to Leydig cell hypoplasia type 1
Simke Demeester (VUB).
Pre-existing insulin autoantibodies predict efficacy of otelixizumab in preserving residual beta cell function in recent-onset type 1 diabetes
Vandewalle S(UGent).
Adrenal steroids are associated with bone maturation, but not with bone mineral density, bone size or body composition in healthy pre- or early pubertal boys.
Marina Boscolo(ULB and Hôpital Bicetre - GHU Paris-Sud).
Ovarian autonomy from childhood to adulthood in McCune Albright Syndrome

>The clinical case reports were presented by:
Nele Myngheer (KUL).
A case of acute thyrotoxicosis with a twist ….
Van der Straaten S(UGent).
Clinical, hormonal and metabolic characteristics in two very short siblings with a novel homozygous mutation of the IGF1 Receptor Gene

>The best poster price went to:
Roman Vangoitsenhoven (KULeuven) en Aglaia Kyrilli (ULB Erasme).

> The 25th BES meeting will be 23th and 24th october 2015 in Antwerp.
>>Please already safe these dates in your agenda’s.

Many thanks to all who made this meeting a success, by speaking, chairing sessions, welcoming participants,
controlling technical aspects, not forgetting the pharmaceutical companies.




Actuality Links

KRANSEN   2015
12ème Congrès UCL
Samedi 21 Mars 2015

83rd  EAS Congress
March 22-25, 2015  Glasgow, UK
6th international conference in fixed combination in the treatment of hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes mellitus
March, 26-29, 2015 Berlin, Germany


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