Final Program

12-14 October

Wednesday. October 12. 

15:45   Registration desk open and welcome coffee 
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 restaurant


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
14:45-18:00 Acromegaly session. Chairs: Prof John Wass and Prof Marta Korbonits




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