SFEBES2016

    09:00 - 21:00 
    Registration
    10:30 - 12:00 
    Symposium 1: Challenges in pituitary disease
    Supported by The Pituitary Foundation
    Syndicate 1
    Clare Higham (Manchester) & Craig Parkinson (Ipswich)
    10:30
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    S1.1
    How to manage patients with acromegaly and discordant GH and IGF-I results

    11:00
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    S1.2
    Protons and the Pituitary: Who to treat and how it works
    Ed Smith (Manchester)

    11:30
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 10:30
    S1.3
    Quality of life in patients with pituitary disease
    Nikki Karavitaki (Birmingham)

    10:30 - 12:00 
    Symposium 2: Grappling with the future of anti-inflammatory steroids
    Next generation therapeutic strategies to improve the risk/benefit ratio of glucocorticoid drugs in inflammatory disease
    Syndicate 3
    Mark Nixon (Edinburgh) & David Ray (Manchester)
    10:30
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 10:30
    S2.1
    Designer drugs: uncoupling the beneficial and harmful effects of glucocorticoids
    Karolien DeBosscher (Ghent, Belgium)

    11:00
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 10:30
    S2.2
    Combination therapies that lighten the glucocorticoid load
    Rob Newton (Calgary, Canada)

    11:30
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 10:30
    S2.3
    Effective delivery of anti-inflammatory glucocorticoids is a matter of timing
    Julie Gibbs (Manchester)

    10:30 - 12:00 
    Symposium 3: Osteoporosis: translating the new bone biology
    The science of osteoporosis treatment
    Supported by Journal of Endocrinology & Turner Syndrome Support Society (UK)
    Auditorium 2
    Fadil Hannan (Liverpool) & Henry Kronenberg (Cambridge, USA)
    10:30
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S3.1
    The new bone biology

    11:00
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S3.2
    Inhibiting cathepsin K
    Bente Langdahl (Aarhus, Denmark)

    11:30
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 10:30
    S3.3
    Targeting Wnt signalling in osteoporosis
    Socrates Papuapoulos (Leiden, The Netherlands)

    10:30 - 12:00 
    Practical publishing advice workshop
    Syndicate 4
    10:30
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.1
    Introduction
    Maralyn Druce (London)

    10:35
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.2
    The art of scientific writing
    Maralyn Druce (London)

    10:50
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.3
    The peer review process and responding to reviewer comments
    Colin Farquharson (Edinburgh)

    11:05
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.4
    Publishing ethics - fabrication, falsification and plagiarism
    Chris McCabe (Birmingham)

    11:20
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.5
    How to increase the impact of your article
    Victoria Merriman (Bristol)

    11:35
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 10:30
    PPAW1.6
    Question & answer session

    12:15 - 13:00 
    Futures 1: My future career in endocrinology
    Planning an endocrine career
    Syndicate 4
    Brian Walker (Edinburgh)
    12:15
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 12:15
    FUT1.1
    What has endocrinology done for me?
    Karim Meeran (London)

    12:30
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 12:15
    FUT1.2
    Endocrine careers: a trainee’s view

    12:45
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 12:15
    FUT1.3
    Why, where and when to do endocrinology research
    Stephen O'Rahilly (Cambridge)

    12:15 - 13:00 
    Skills 1
    Syndicate 1
    Konstantinos Manolopoulos (Birmingham) & Marie Freel (Glasgow)
    12:15
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 12:15
    SKI1.1
    SCE endocrinology: everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

    12:15 - 13:00 
    Meet the Expert 1: Extracellular vesicles in health and disease
    Novel signalling mechanisms
    Supported by Clinical Endocrinology
    Syndicate 3
    Charlotte Lawson (London)
    12:15
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 12:15
    MTE1
    Extracellular vesicles in health and disease
    Chris Gardiner (London)

    12:15 -  
    Meet the Expert 2: Society for Endocrinology guidance on the late endocrine effects of cancer treatment
    Supported by Clinical Endocrinology
    Auditorium 2
    Andy Toogood (Birmingham)
    12:15
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 12:15
    MTE2
    Society for Endocrinology guidance on the late endocrine effects of cancer treatment
    Helen Simpson (Cambridge)

    13:00 - 14:15 
    Lunch & poster viewing
    Exhibition Hall, Auditorium 1
    13:15 - 14:15 
    Industry sponsored satellite symposia
    Syndicate 1 & Syndicate 3
    14:15 - 14:45 
    Plenary 1: Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture
    Auditorium 2
    Karen Chapman (Edinburgh)
    14:15
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 14:15
    PL1
    Understanding oestrogen receptor gene regulation in breast cancer

    14:45 - 15:15 
    Plenary 2: Society for Endocrinology International Medal Lecture
    Auditorium 2
    Simon Pearce (Newcastle upon Tyne)
    14:45
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 14:45
    PL2
    From Genetic and Genomic to the patient

    15:30 - 17:00 
    Symposium 4: Advances in the genetic understanding of endocrine disease
    Supported by CAH Support Group
    Syndicate 1
    Anna Mitchell (Newcastle upon Tyne) & Paul Newey (Dundee)
    15:30
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 15:30
    S4.1
    New insights in molecular genetics of congenital adrenal hyperplasia

    16:00
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 15:30
    S4.2
    Applying new developments in the genetic understanding of inherited pituitary adenoma

    16:30
    Syndicate 1
    Session starts at 15:30
    S4.3
    Somatic mutations and remodelling in hyperaldosteronism
    Morris Brown (Cambridge)

    15:30 - 17:00 
    Symposium 5: New frontiers for Vitamin D
    Syndicate 3
    Ivan Hernandez (Birmingham) & Claire Wood (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
    15:30
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 15:30
    S5.1
    ‘Free vitamin D’: another twist in the vitamin D story?
    Martin Hewison (Birmingham)

    16:00
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 15:30
    S5.2
    Vitamin D and brain development
    Daryl Eyles (Brisbane, Australia)

    16:30
    Syndicate 3
    Session starts at 15:30
    S5.3
    Prevention and management of nutritional rickets; a 21st century approach

    15:30 - 17:00 
    Symposium 6: Why endocrinologists should pay attention to gut feelings
    Supported by Endocrine Connections
    Syndicate 4
    Kevin Murphy (London) & Mariana Norton (London)
    15:30
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 15:30
    S6.1
    The vicious cycle of immune dysregulation and obesity
    Donal O'Shea (Dublin, Ireland)

    16:00
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 15:30
    S6.2
    New links between the gut endocrine system and the nervous system
    Diego Bohorquez (Durham, USA)

    16:30
    Syndicate 4
    Session starts at 15:30
    S6.3
    Metabolic surgery: how to choose the correct bariatric surgical option
    Francesco Rubino (London)

    15:30 - 17:00 
    Oral Communications 1: Early Career
    Auditorium 2
    Chris McCabe (Birmingham) & Wiebke Arlt (Birmingham)
    15:30
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.1
    Mutations in SGPL1, encoding sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase, cause a novel form of primary adrenal insufficiency with steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome
    Rathi Prasad (London, UK)

    15:45
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.2
    11β-HSD1 deficiency modulates brain energy homeostasis during acute systemic inflammation.
    Manu Verma (Edinburgh, UK)

    16:00
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.3
    Investigating the interaction between KNDy peptides on gonadotrophin release in humans – novel findings with therapeutic importance

    16:15
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.4
    The urinary steroid metabolome as a non-invasive tool to stage non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ahmad Moolla (Oxford, UK)

    16:30
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.5
    A missense mutation in the islet-enriched transcription factor MAFA leads to familial insulinomatosis and diabetes
    Donato Iacovazzo (London, UK)

    16:45
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 15:30
    OC1.6
    A time controlled b-cell specific mouse model Men1L/L/RIP2-CreER for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).
    Roeland P Vas Nunes (Oxford, UK)

    17:00 - 17:30 
    Tea & coffee
    Exhibition Hall, Auditorium 1
    17:30 - 18:00 
    Plenary 3: Society for Endocrinology Starling Medal Lecture
    Auditorium 2
    Karen Chapman (Edinburgh)
    17:30
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 17:30
    PL3
    Breaking NAD+: Vitamin B3 salvage and metabolism in metabolic health

    18:00 - 18:30 
    Plenary 4: Society for Endocrinology Dale Medal Lecture
    Auditorium 2
    Graham Williams (London)
    18:00
    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 18:00
    PL4
    The ever changing facets of Cushing’s syndrome

    18:30 - 19:15 
    Debate
    This house believes that prednisolone should be the first line for glucocorticoid replacement in adrenal insufficiency
    Auditorium 2
    Jeremy Tomlinson (Oxford)

    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 18:30
    FOR
    Karim Meeran (London)


    Auditorium 2
    Session starts at 18:30
    AGAINST
    Stafford Lightman (Bristol)

    19:15 -  
    Welcome Reception
    Exhibition Hall, Auditorium 1
    19:45 - 22:00 
    Early career dinner & quiz
    The restaurant at The Brighton centre