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Last updated:10th May 2019
Published:10th May 2019
Source: Pharmawand

21st European Congress of Endocrinology - Attracting over 3,700 delegates, from more than 90 countries, ECE continues to develop as a world-leading Congress for endocrine specialists to further the understanding and application of endocrine science and will be held from 18-21 May 2019 in Lyon, France.

The programme is organised through the following Focus Areas: Thyroid, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours, Calcium and Bone; Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Pituitary; Reproductive Endocrinology; Interdisciplinary Endocrinology; and Environment, Society and Governance.

Featured symposia include:

  • Immunology and endocrinology, Genderdysphoria - delayed puberty, Endocrine controversies in sport, What's new in the Adrenal Cortex?, Congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: New insights into GnRH Regulation

Featured ‘met the expert’ sessions include:

  • Pituitary & Neuroendocrinology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours

‘The Cushing’s collaborative: Can cross-discipline partnerships improve outcomes?’ on Sunday 19 May 2019 between 17:45 – 19:15 in Forum 2 (level -2) at the 21st European Congress of Endocrinology in Centre de Congrès, Lyon, France.

Further details can be found on the European Society of Endocrinology here.

Our sponsored learning zone 'Cushing's syndrome' contains disease overview, history of Cushing's; its prevalence; the HPA axis, interactions between the hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal glands;  ACTH-independent Cushing's; and its wide range of presentations and symptoms, such as hypertension, rounded face, thick skin and nephrolithiasis. Find more at the Cushing's syndrome site.

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