Preliminary Program

12-14 October

Wednesday. October 12. 

15:45               Registration desk open

16:45               Welcome and introduction to the course. Prof Vallo Volke and Kristina Isand  

17:00-19:00  Cushing’s session. Chairs: Prof Vallo Volke and Kristina Isand  

17:00-17:40     The diagnosis of Cushing’s, problems and solutions. Prof John Newell-Price

17:40-18:10     Venous thromboembolism in Cushing’s – who and when to anticoagulate. Prof Alberto Pereira

18:10-19:00     Cases and discussion

19:00               Welcome reception at the hotel, in the ROOF restaurand


Thursday. October 13

09:00-10:30   Cushing’s continued. Chairs: Prof John Newell-Price and Prof Susan Webb

09:00-09:30    Medical therapy for Cushing’s disease. Prof John Newell-Price

09:30-10:00     The importance of circadian rhythmicity of cortisol apart from the absolute values in health and disease. Prof Susan Webb

10:00-10:30     The European Register on Cushing’s Syndrome (ERCUSYN). What can we learn from registers? Prof Susan Webb

10:30-10:45    Break

10.45-12:15 Non-functioning adenomas and cases. Chairs: Prof John Wass and Prof John Newell-Price

10:45-11:15   Non-functioning adenomas – new data and management of hormone replacement therapy. Prof John Wass

11:15-12:15     Cases

12:15-14:45     Lunch and surprise

14:45-16:45 Acromegaly session. Chairs: Prof John Wass and Prof Marta Korbonits

14:45-16:45     Acromegaly. Prof Marta Korbonits
• Assessment and medical treatment of acromegaly
• Acromegaly: The Uncommon, Unusual and Uncontrollable
• Genetics of pituitary tumours          
• Group activity

16:45-17:00     Break

17:00-18:00     Cases 


Friday. October 14

Chairs: Prof John Wass and Prof Vallo Volke

09:00-09:40 ESE audit on management of adult growth hormone deficiency in clinical practice. Prof Susan Webb

09:40-10:10 GH replacement therapy. Prof John Wass

10:10-10:40 Cancer treatment effects on the pituitary. Prof Vallo Volke

10:40-11:00 Break

11:00-12:15 Cases

12:15-12:30 Closing remarks