2018 ECLip Annual Meeting

April 27-28th 2018
Klinik für Transplantationsmedizin
Universitätsklinikum Münster

Organizer Committee 

Prof. Harmuth Schmidt, Chair (Germany)
Dr. Elena Vorona (Germany)
Prof. Martin Wabitsch (Germany)
Prof. David Araújo-Vilar (Spain)

Program (Download the pdf file)

April 27th

15:00  Welcome
Prof. Harmuth Schmidt, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany

15:15  Lipodystrophy proteins in the regulation of fat tissue development and function
Dr. Justin Rochford. University of Aberdeen, UK

15:45  PLD2: what cellular models told us about pathogenesis
Prof. Giovanna Lattanzi, CNR, Unit of Bologna, Italy

16:15  MDPL syndrome: characterization of a cellular model.
Dr. Maria Rosaria D’Apice, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy

17:45  Coffee break

18:15  What do we learn from BSCL2 murine models?
Prof. David Araújo-Vilar, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

18:45  Alterations of immune function and advanced glycation end products in mice with lipodystrophy.
Prof. Katrin Hoffmann, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg

18:45  Alterations of immune function and advanced glycation end products in mice with lipodystrophy.
Prof. Katrin Hoffmann, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg

April 28th

08:30  The ECLip patient registry – an update
Prof. Dr. Martin Wabitsch, University of Ulm, Germany

08:50  ECLip and European Reference Network on Rare Endocrine Conditions
Dr. Giovanni Ceccarini, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

09:10  Inherited and acquired lipodystrophies in Russia: clinical, hormonal and molecular-genetic characteristics.
Dr. Ekaterina Sorkina, Endocrinology Research Center, Moscow, Russia

09:40  Clinical and molecular characterization of Egyptian patients with lipodystrophy
Prof. Solaf Mohamed Elsayed, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

10:10 A case series of FPLD2 and FPLD3 with novel mutations: the experience of a single Greek referral center.
Prof. Vaia Lambadiari, Medical School Attikon University Hospital, Greece

10:40  Coffee break

11:15  Lipodystrophy search in Polish patients: Detection of a new PPARG gene (Asp116Gly) mutation in a family.
Prof. Magdalena Szopa, Jagiellonian University Medical College University Hospital, Krakow, Poland

11:45  Central nervous effects of 12 months of metreleptin substitution in 9 patients with lipodystrophy measured with functional MRI.
Dr. Haiko Schlögl, University of Leipzig/University Hospital Leipzig, Germany

12:15  Fontaine syndrome due to SLC25A24 variants 
Dr. Karin Writzl, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

13:15  Acquired lipodystrophies and autoimmunity: our experience and a working proposal for the ECLIP registry groups.
Prof. Ferruccio Santini/Dr Giovanni Ceccarini. University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

13:45  Lunch

15:00  Barraquer-Simons Type lipodystrophy
Prof. Marie Christine Vantyghem, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHRU) de Lille, France

15:30  Update on therapeutic strategies in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria and related disorders.
Dr. Karim Harhouri. Hôpital de La Timone - Enfants, Marseille, France

16:00  Nuclear Envelope in Lipodystrophy and Hepatic Steatosis.
Prof. Howard J. Worman. Columbia University, NY, USA

16:30  Novel treatment studies for familial partial lipodystrophy Syndromes: what is on the horizon?
Prof. Elif Oral. University of Michigan, USA

17:00 Coffee break

17:30  Developing Support for Patients with Negative Body Image Due to Lipodystrophy. Claire Adams. University of Cambridge, UK

18:00  International multidisciplinary intervention for lipodystrophy patients since a sociosanitary scope.
Naca Pérez de Tudela, AELIP, Spain

18:15  Beyond the Metabolics - The Burden of Living with Lipodystrophy from the Patients' Perspective.
Andra Stratton, Lipodystrophy United, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

18:30  Closing Lecture: Lipodystrophy, an historical perspective.
Prof. Harmuth Schmidt, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany

19:00 Final conclusions
Prof. Harmuth Schmidt, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany


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