XXIIth annual symposium of the Dutch Thyroid Research Foundation
The Dutch Thyroid Research Foundation cordially invites you to the 22th edition of its annual symposium, which will take place on June 8 2018 at the West-Indisch huis in Amsterdam. International and Dutch experts will highlight important recent developments in basic and clinical thyroidology.
The symposium will start with a session on thyroid hormones, muscle and heart. Prof. Domenico Salvatore (University of Naples, Italy) will discuss the role of thyroid hormone in muscle function while Dr. Peter van de Meer (UMCG, Groningen) and Layal Chaker (ErasmusMC, Rotterdam) will discuss the role of thyroid hormone in cardiac function. The second session will focus on thyroid hormone transport and Dr. Heike Heuer (University of Essen, Germany) will discuss thyroid hormone transporter defects in experimental models. Dr. Stefan Groeneweg (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam) will share the recent results of the international TRIAC trial in patients with MCT8 transporter defects.
After lunch, the focus will shift to the role of thyroid hormone on haematology and the immune response. Dr. Anne van der Spek (AMC, Amsterdam) will discuss the role of thyroid hormone in macrophage function, Dr. Anja van Gucht (ErasmusMC, Rotterdam) the effect of thyroid hormone on erythropoiesis and the session ends with a presentation about the relation between thyroid function and immune responses in healthy volunteers.
The last session of the day is focussed on trace elements: Prof. Lutz Schomburg (Charite, Berlin) will discuss the role of selenium in thyroid hormone synthesis. This presentation is followed by a presentation on iodine status, thyroid hormones and pregnancy given by Sarah Bath (University of Exeter) and the session ends with a presentation by Michael Zimmerman (director of IGN, Switzerland) discussing what we can learn from clinical trials.
We look forward to an exciting meeting and hope to see you in Amsterdam!
The Dutch Thyroid Research Foundation
09:30: Welcome and registration
Thyroid hormones, muscle and heart
10.00: Thyroid hormone and muscle function
Domenico Salvatore (Naples University, Italy)
10.30: Heart failure and thyroid; from bench-to-bedside
Peter van der Meer (UMCG, Groningen)
11.00: The thyroid - heart connection
Layal Chaker (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
Thyroid hormone and TH transporter defects
11.30: Thyroid hormone transporter defects; animal studies
Heike Heuer (Dusseldorf, Germany)
12.00: The TRIAC trial
Stefan Groenewegen (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
Thyroid hormone and haematology
13.30: Thyroid hormone action in macrophages
Anne van der Spek (AMC, Amsterdam
14.00: Thyroid hormone action and erythropoesis
Anja van Gucht (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
14.30: Thyroid function and immune responses in healthy volunteers: results of the 500 Functional Genomics project
TBA, (UMCN, Nijmegen)
Thyroid hormone and iodine; basic and clinical aspects
15.30: Thyroid hormone synthesis and selenium
Lutz Schomburg (Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin)
16.00: Iodine status, thyroid hormones and pregnancy
Sarah Bath (University of Surrey, Guildford)
16.30: Iodine fortification: what can we learn from clinical trials?
Michael Zimmerman (director of IGN, Switserland)
17:00: Drinks and farewell
By email: email@example.com (to Anita Boelen)
Het West-Indisch Huis
1013 EC Amsterdam
Dutch Thyroid Research Foundation (Stichting Schildklieronderzoek Nederland)
Board: Prof. dr. T Links, dr. A. Boelen, Prof. dr. R.P. Peeters, dr. W.S. Simonides, dr. R. Netea-Maier
Costs (including lunch and drinks):
PhD students and fellows: € 25,-
Other participants: € 100,-
Please pay before 8th June, account NL02 ABNA 0469862025 with reference to Stichting Schildklieronderzoek Nederland, Rotterdam
This symposium will be accredited by the Nederlandse Internisten Vereniging (NIV)