6th EUROD Winter Meeting - Program release!

The 6th EUROD Winter Meeting will be held in Leuven, January 19-21 2023. Have a look at the program for this year's controversial topics!

PROGRAM: 6th EUROD WINTER MEETING 

*** Leuven, Thursday, Jan 19, 2023 ***

14:00 – 18:00: EUROD research forum

Chairs: Marie-Helene Lafage-Proust & Marc Vervloet

The EUROD research forum aims to gather basic and clinical researchers in CKD-MBD and focuses on scientific progress in renal bone disease. The mission of the EUROD research forum is to share knowledge, foster collaboration, and enhance networking. The EUROD research forum comprises a mixture of invited mini lectures (ML), selected free communications (FC), and short pitches (P). There will be ample time for discussion.

14:00 – 15:40: Research Forum Part 1

15:4016:10: Coffee break

16:10 – 18:00: Research Forum Part 2

17:5018:00: Best Abstract Award (Pieter Evenepoel, Leuven/Belgium)

19:30 – 21:30: Faculty dinner (on invitation)

 

 ***Leuven, Friday Jan 20, 2023 ***

10:30 – 17:00: CME part 1

Controversies in renal osteodystrophy: Calcium and magnesium in CKD – Friend or Foe

10:30 – 10:45: Welcome and introduction (Pieter Evenepoel, Leuven/Belgium)

10:45 – 11:45: Session 1: Evolving concepts – what’s new

Chairs: Pieter Evenepoel & Nathalie Bravenboer

  • Update: Vascular calcification (Markus Ketteler, Stuttgart/Germany)
  • Update: Osteoporosis (Renate de Jongh, Amsterdam/NL)

11.40 – 12:30: Session 2: Ca and Mg homeostasis in health and CKD

Chairs: Anibal Ferreira & Justine Bacchetta

  • Essentials of divalent cation homeostasis in health (Joost Hoenderop, Nijmegen/NL)
  • Calcium and Magnesium metabolism in CKD (Lucile Figueres, London/UK, Nantes/France)

12:30 – 13:20: Lunch

13:20 – 15:30: Session 3: Calcium in vascular/skeletal (patho) biology

Chairs: Mathias Haarhaus & Hanne Skou Jørgensen

  • Calcium balance in CKD: positive, neutral, or negative? (Pieter Evenepoel, Leuven/ Belgium) 
  • Calcium: Is there a bone-vascular link? (Rukshana Shroff, London/UK)
  • Ca supplementation in CKD: skeletal benefits outweigh vascular concerns (Sandro Mazzaferro, Rome/Italy) 
  • Ca supplementation in CKD: vascular concerns outweigh skeletal benefits (Antonio Bellasi, Lugano/Switzerland) 
  • Panel debate on Ca supplementation

15:30 – 16:00: Coffee break

16:00 – 17:15: Session 4: Mg and vascular/skeletal (patho) biology

Chairs: Sandro Mazzaferro & Syazrah Salam

  • Role of Mg in vascular and skeletal (patho)biology (Iain Bressendorf, Copenhagen/DK)
  • Mg supplementation in CKD: benefits and concerns (Marc Vervloet, Amsterdam/NL)
  • Panel debate on Mg supplementation

17:15 – 18:30: Network Meeting

20:00 – 22:30: Guided walk and dinner

 

*** Leuven, Saturday, Jan 21, 2023 ***

10:00 – 13:30:CME part 2

The challenge of osteoporosis in CKD: balancing risks and benefits of common therapies

10:00 11:00: State-of-the art

Chair: Jorge Cannata-Andia & Goce Spasovski

  • Ca supplementation in CKD: report of the EUROD consensus meeting
    (Pieter Evenepoel, Leuven/Belgium& Rukshana Shroff, London/UK)
  • Antiresorptives in patients with advanced CKD and osteoporosis: balancing risks and benefits (Mathias Haarhaus, Stockholm/Sweden)

11:00 12:00: Case discussions

Chair:           Pieter Evenepoel
Panelists:      Mathias Haarhaus, Renate de Jongh

  • 11:00 – 12:00: Case-discussions in small groups, faculty act as facilitators
  • 12:00 -13:00: Panel debate of cases with input from audience

13:00 – 13:30: Closing remarks (Pieter Evenepoel, Leuven, BE)