20th European Congress of Endocrinology 2018

Prize Lectures and Biographical Notes

The European Journal of Endocrinology Prize Lecture

EJE1 Biographical Details

The Geoffrey Harris Prize Lecture

GH1 Biographical Details

European Hormone Medal Lecture

EHM1 Biographical Details

Clinical Endocrinology Trust Lecture

CET1 Biographical Details

Plenary Lectures

Contraception: Past and future


Bone regulates the Brain


The wonder world of GnRH neurons


The Retina as a Window for Exploring the Brain in Diabetes


The link between insulin and fatty liver


Does therapy for thyroid dysfunction decrease mortality?


Metabolic control of longevity



Predicting events in autoimmune thyroid diseas

S1.1 S1.2 S1.3

Salt & Sweet

S2.1 S2.2 S2.3

Bile Acid & Microbiota (Endorsed by Endocrine Connections)

S3.1 S3.2 S3.3

Environmental effects on endocrine functions

S4.1 S4.2 S4.3

The role of sperm epigenome in fertility and inheritance

S5.1 S5.2 S5.3

Precision Medicine for diabetes (Endorsed by the European Journal of Endocrinology)

S6.1 S6.2 S6.3

Expanding the spectrum of thyroid hormone use (Endorsed by the European Journal of Endocrinology)

S7.1 S7.2 S7.3

Bone fragility - from bench to clinic

S8.1 S8.2 S8.3

EAA /ESE Session: Male gonadal function versus general health and vice versa

S9.1 S9.2 S9.3

Hot topics in NETs

S10.1 S10.2 S10.3

Novel aspects of Craniopharyngioma

S11.1 S11.2 S11.3

Why do fractures occur in endocrine disorders, and how should they be handled?

S12.1 S12.2 S12.3

The colours of fat

S13.1 S13.2 S13.3

Neuroendocrine basis of reproductive disorders

S14.1 S14.2 S14.3

EYES: New aspects in the study of neuroendocrine diseases

S15.1 S15.2 S15.3 S15.4 S15.5 S15.6

Changing practice in the management of thyroid neoplasms

S16.1 S16.2 S16.3

Recent advances in Primary Adrenal Macronodular Hyperplasia

S17.1 S17.2 S17.3

Borderline testosterone and metabolic outcomes among sexes: clinical relevance

S18.1 S18.2 S18.3

New Aspects of Pituitary Regulation

S19.1 S19.2 S19.3

All you need to know about lipodystrophy (Endorsed by Endocrine Connections)

S20.1 S20.2 S20.3

The Dance of Adrenal and Gonads (Endorsed by Endocrine Connections)

S21.1 S21.2 S21.3

The fatty bone

S22.1 S22.2 S22.3


S23.1 S23.2 S23.3

Ups and downs of hypothalamo-pituitary hormones

S24.1 S24.2 S24.3

Late Breaking

S25.1 S25.2 S25.3

Cortisol: Too much of a Good Thing

S26.1 S26.2 S26.3

Emerging treatments in osteoporosis

S27.1 S27.2 S27.3

Endocrinology Meets Immunology

S28.1 S28.2 S28.3

Thyroid hormone action: regulation and clinical implications

S29.1 S29.2 S29.3

Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD)

S30.1 S30.2 S30.3

Special Symposium: Bone & Vitamin D (Endorsed by Endocrine Connections)

SS1.1 SS1.2 SS1.3

Guidelines: ESE - ENSAT guidelines on the management of adrenocortical carcinoma in adults

GL1.1 GL1.2 GL1.3 GL1.4 GL1.5 GL1.6

Endo-ERN: concrete examples of added value for patient care

ERN1.1 ERN1.2 ERN1.3

New Scientific Approaches



Adrenal venous sampling vs. imaging for primary aldosteronism: beware of the caveats! (Endorsed by the European Journal of Endocrinology)

D1.1 D1.2

Receptor profiling is useful for predicting pituitary therapy (Endorsed by the European Journal of Endocrinology)

D2.1 D2.2

Subclinical hypothyroidism is a disease

D3.1 D3.2

AMH as the Primary Marker for Fertility

D4.1 D4.2

Pregnant women should be screened for thyroid hormones and antibodies

D5.1 D5.2

Endocrine disruptors: Regulatory vs. Scientific Perspectives (Endorsed by Endocrine Connections)

D6.1 D6.2

Meet the Expert Sessions


Nurse Sessions

N1.1 N1.2 N1.3 N2.1 N2.2 N2.3 N2.4 N3.1 N4.1 N4.2 N4.3 N4.4 N4.5

Oral Communications

Benign thyroid diseases

OC1.1 OC1.2 OC1.3 OC1.4 OC1.5

Look who is controlling your gonads!

OC2.1 OC2.2 OC2.3 OC2.4 OC2.5

New insights in bone disorders

OC3.1 OC3.2 OC3.3 OC3.4 OC3.5

Novel insights into prediabetes and type 2 diabetes

OC4.1 OC4.2 OC4.3 OC4.4 OC4.5

Diving deep into adrenal cortex diseases

OC5.1 OC5.2 OC5.3 OC5.4 OC5.5

Genetic and environmental determinants of obesity and insulin resistance

OC6.1 OC6.2 OC6.3 OC6.4 OC6.5

Genomic and clinical aspects of endocrine tumours

OC7.1 OC7.2 OC7.3 OC7.4 OC7.5

MicroRNAs as biomarkers in endocrine diseases

OC8.1 OC8.2 OC8.3 OC8.4 OC8.5

Thyroid from basics to clinics

OC9.1 OC9.2 OC9.3 OC9.4 OC9.5

Cardiovascular aspects of endocrine diseases

OC10.1 OC10.2 OC10.3 OC10.4 OC10.5

Clinical practice in endocrine tumours: combining conventional and molecular features

OC11.1 OC11.2 OC11.3 OC11.4 OC11.5

Novel aspects of puberty development and Cushing's disease

OC12.1 OC12.2 OC12.3 OC12.4 OC12.5

The curious case of growth hormone

OC13.1 OC13.2 OC13.3 OC13.4 OC13.5

What is new in gestational and type 1 diabetes?

OC14.1 OC14.2 OC14.3 OC14.4 OC14.5

Guided Posters


GP2 GP3 GP4 GP5 GP6 GP7 GP8 GP9 GP10 GP11 GP12

Adrenal Case reports

GP13 GP14 GP15 GP16 GP17 GP18 GP19 GP20 GP21

Adrenal clinical

GP22 GP23 GP24 GP25 GP26 GP27 GP28 GP29 GP30 GP31

Adrenal cortex

GP32 GP33 GP34 GP35 GP36 GP37 GP38 GP39 GP40 GP41

Adrenal medulla and NETs

GP42 GP43 GP44 GP45 GP46 GP47 GP48 GP49 GP50 GP51 GP52

Bone and Osteoporosis

GP53 GP54 GP55 GP56 GP57 GP58 GP59 GP60 GP61 GP62


GP63 GP64 GP65 GP66 GP67 GP68 GP69 GP70

Diabetes Complications

GP71 GP72 GP73 GP74 GP75 GP76 GP77 GP78 GP79 GP80 GP81

Diabetes Epidemiology

GP82 GP83 GP84 GP85 GP86 GP87 GP88 GP89 GP90 GP91 GP92

Diabetes Therapy

GP93 GP94 GP95 GP96 GP97 GP98 GP99 GP100 GP101 GP102 GP103 GP104

Diabetes Translational

GP105 GP106 GP107 GP108 GP109 GP110 GP111 GP112 GP113 GP114 GP115 GP116

Endocrine Case Reports

GP117 GP118 GP119 GP120 GP121 GP122 GP123 GP124 GP125 GP126

Female Reproduction

GP127 GP128 GP129 GP130 GP131 GP132 GP133 GP134 GP135 GP136 GP137


GP138 GP139 GP140 GP141 GP142 GP143 GP144 GP145 GP146 GP147 GP148


GP149 GP150 GP151 GP152 GP153 GP154 GP155 GP156 GP157 GP158 GP159 GP160 GP161

Paediatrics, Developmental ' Female Reproduction

GP162 GP163 GP164 GP165 GP166 GP167 GP168 GP169 GP170 GP171


GP172 GP173 GP174 GP175 GP176 GP177 GP178 GP179 GP180 GP181 GP182 GP183

Pituitary / Growth Hormone ' IGF Axis

GP184 GP185 GP186 GP187 GP188 GP189 GP190 GP191 GP192 GP193

Pituitary Basic

GP194 GP195 GP196 GP197 GP198 GP199 GP200 GP201

Pituitary Clinical

GP202 GP203 GP204 GP205 GP206 GP207 GP208 GP209 GP210 GP211 GP212 GP213


GP214 GP215 GP216 GP217 GP218 GP219 GP220 GP221 GP222 GP223

Thyroid Cancer - Diagnostics & Treatments

GP224 GP225 GP226 GP227 GP228 GP229 GP230 GP231 GP232 GP233 GP234 GP235

Thyroid Cancer - Translational

GP236 GP237 GP238 GP239 GP240 GP241 GP242 GP243 GP244 GP245

Thyroid non cancer

GP246 GP247 GP248 GP249 GP250 GP251 GP252 GP253 GP254

Thyroid non cancer - Autoimmune Thyroid disease/pregnancy

GP255 GP256 GP257 GP258 GP259 GP260 GP261 GP262 GP263 GP264

Thyroid non cancer - Benign Thyroid disease/ treatment

GP265 GP266 GP267 GP268 GP269 GP270 GP271 GP272 GP273 GP274

Poster Presentations: Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours

Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's)

P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 P11 P12 P13 P14 P15 P16 P17 P18 P19 P20 P21 P22 P23 P24 P25 P26 P27 P28 P29 P30 P31 P32 P33 P34 P35 P36 P37 P38 P39 P40 P41 P42 P43 P44 P45 P46 P47 P48 P49 P50 P51 P52 P53 P54 P55 P56 P57 P58 P59 P60 P61 P62 P63 P64 P65 P66 P67 P68 P69 P70

Adrenal medulla

P71 P72 P73 P74 P75 P76 P77 P78 P79 P80 P81

Calcium ' Vitamin D metabolism


Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism

P83 P84 P85

Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal

P86 P87 P88 P89 P90 P91 P92 P93 P94 P95 P96 P97 P98 P99 P100 P101 P102 P103 P104 P105 P106

Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P107 P108 P109

Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

P110 P111 P112 P113 P114 P115 P116 P117 P118 P119 P120 P121 P122 P123 P124 P125 P126 P127 P128 P129 P130 P131 P132 P133 P134 P135 P136 P137 P138 P139 P140 P141 P142 P143

Female Reproduction



P145 P146 P147 P148 P149 P150 P151 P152 P153 P154



Paediatric endocrinology


Pituitary - Basic

P157 P158 P159

Steroid metabolism + action

P160 P161

Thyroid (non cancer)


Thyroid cancer


Poster Presentations: Calcium and Bone

Bone ' Osteoporosis

P164 P165 P166 P167 P168 P169 P170 P171 P172 P173 P174 P175 P176 P177 P178 P179 P180 P181 P182 P183 P184 P185 P186 P187 P188 P189 P190 P191 P192 P193 P194 P195 P196 P197 P198 P199 P200 P201

Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism

P202 P203 P204 P205 P206 P207 P208 P209 P210 P211 P212 P213 P214 P215 P216 P217 P218 P219 P220 P221 P222 P223 P224 P225 P226 P227 P228 P229 P230 P231 P232 P233 P234 P235 P236 P237 P238 P239 P240 P241 P242 P243 P244 P245 P246 P247 P248 P249 P250 P251 P252 P253 P254 P255 P256 P257 P258 P259 P260

Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism


Clinical case reports - Pituitary/ Adrenal


Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P263 P264 P265 P266 P267 P268 P269 P270 P271 P272 P273 P274

Endocrine Disruptors


Endocrine Nursing


Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

P277 P278 P279

Female Reproduction


Poster Presentations: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's)


Bone & Osteoporosis

P282 P283 P284 P285 P286 P287 P288

Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism

P289 P290 P291

Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism

P292 P293 P294 P295 P296 P297 P298 P299 P300 P301 P302 P303 P304 P305 P306 P307 P308 P309 P310 P311 P312 P313 P314 P315 P316

Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P317 P318 P319 P320 P321 P322 P323 P324 P325 P326 P327 P328

Developmental endocrinology

P329 P330

Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology)

P331 P332 P333 P334 P335 P336 P337 P338 P339 P340 P341 P342 P343 P344 P345 P346 P347 P348 P349 P350 P351 P352 P353 P354 P355 P356 P357 P358 P359 P360 P361 P362 P363 P364 P365 P366 P367 P368 P369 P370 P371 P372 P373 P374 P375 P376 P377 P378 P379 P380 P381 P382 P383 P384 P385 P386 P387 P388 P389 P390 P391 P392 P393 P394 P395 P396 P397 P398 P399 P400 P401 P402 P403

Diabetes complications

P404 P405 P406 P407 P408 P409 P410 P411 P412 P413 P414 P415 P416 P417 P418 P419 P420 P421 P422 P423 P424 P425 P426 P427 P428 P429 P430 P431 P432 P433 P434 P435 P436 P437 P438 P439 P440 P441 P442 P443 P444 P445 P446 P447 P448 P449 P450 P451 P452 P453 P454 P455 P456 P457 P458 P459 P460 P461 P462 P463 P464 P465 P466 P467 P468 P469 P470 P471 P472 P473 P474 P475

Diabetes therapy

P476 P477 P478 P479 P480 P481 P482 P483 P484 P485 P486 P487 P488 P489 P490 P491 P492 P493 P494 P495 P496 P497 P498 P499 P500 P501 P502 P503 P504 P505 P506 P507 P508 P509 P510 P511 P512 P513 P514 P515 P516 P517 P518

Endocrine Disruptors

P519 P520 P521 P522 P523

Endocrine Nursing


Female Reproduction




Nuclear receptors and Signal transduction

P527 P528 P529


P530 P531 P532 P533 P534 P535 P536 P537 P538 P539 P540 P541 P542 P543 P544 P545 P546 P547 P548 P549 P550 P551 P552 P553 P554 P555 P556 P557 P558 P559 P560 P561 P562 P563 P564 P565 P566 P567 P568 P569 P570 P571 P572 P573 P574 P575 P576 P577 P578 P579 P580 P581 P582 P583 P584 P585 P586 P587 P588 P589 P590 P591 P592 P593 P594 P595 P596 P597 P598 P599 P600 P601 P602 P603 P604 P605 P606 P607

Paediatric endocrinology

P608 P609 P610

Steroid metabolism + action


Thyroid cancer


Poster Presentations: Environment, Society and Governance

Diabetes therapy


Endocrine Disruptors

P614 P615



Pituitary - Clinical


Thyroid (non-cancer)

P618 P619 P620

Poster Presentations: Interdisciplinary Endocrinology

Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's)

P621 P622

Calcium ' Vitamin D metabolism


Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism

P624 P625 P626 P627 P628 P629

Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal

P630 P631

Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P632 P633 P634 P635 P636

Developmental endocrinology


Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology)

P638 P639 P640 P641 P642

Endocrine Disruptors

P643 P644 P645

Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

P646 P647 P648 P649 P650 P651 P652 P653 P654 P655 P656

Female Reproduction

P657 P658 P659 P660 P661 P662

Growth hormone IGF axis - basic

P663 P664 P665


P666 P667 P668 P669 P670 P671 P672

Nuclear receptors and Signal transduction

P673 P674 P675



Paediatric endocrinology

P677 P678 P679

Steroid metabolism + action

P680 P681 P682

Thyroid (non-cancer)

P683 P684

Thyroid cancer


Poster Presentations: Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology

Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's)

P686 P687 P688 P689

Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal

P690 P691 P692 P693 P694 P695 P696 P697 P698 P699 P700 P701 P702 P703 P704 P705 P706 P707 P708 P709 P710 P711 P712 P713 P714 P715 P716 P717 P718 P719 P720 P721 P722 P723 P724 P725 P726 P727

Developmental endocrinology


Endocrine Nursing


Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

P730 P731 P732 P733 P734 P735 P736

Female Reproduction

P737 P738

Growth hormone IGF axis - basic

P739 P740 P741 P742


P743 P744 P745 P746 P747 P748 P749 P750 P751 P752 P753 P754 P755 P756 P757 P758 P759 P760 P761 P762 P763 P764 P765 P766 P767 P768 P769 P770

Paediatric endocrinology

P771 P772 P773 P774 P775

Pituitary - Basic

P776 P777 P778 P779 P780 P781 P782 P783 P784 P785 P786 P787

Pituitary - Clinical

P788 P789 P790 P791 P792 P793 P794 P795 P796 P797 P798 P799 P800 P801 P802 P803 P804 P805 P806 P807 P808 P809 P810 P811 P812 P813 P814 P815 P816 P817 P818 P819 P820 P821 P822 P823 P824 P825 P826 P827 P828 P829 P830 P831 P832 P833 P834 P835 P836 P837 P838 P839 P840 P841 P842 P843 P844 P845 P846 P847 P848 P849 P850 P851 P852 P853 P854 P855 P856 P857 P858 P859 P860 P861 P862 P863 P864 P865 P866 P867 P868 P869 P870 P871 P872 P873 P874 P875 P876 P877 P878 P879 P880 P881 P882 P883 P884 P885 P886 P887 P888

Poster Presentations: Reproductive Endocrinology

Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's)


Bone ' Osteoporosis


Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism

P891 P892

Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P893 P894 P895 P896 P897 P898

Developmental endocrinology

P899 P900 P901

Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology)


Endocrine Disruptors

P903 P904 P905 P906 P907

Endocrine Nursing

P908 P909

Endocrine tumours and neoplasia


Female Reproduction

P911 P912 P913 P914 P915 P916 P917 P918 P919 P920 P921 P922 P923 P924 P925 P926 P927 P928 P929 P930 P931 P932 P933 P934 P935 P936 P937 P938 P939 P940 P941 P942 P943 P944 P945 P946 P947 P948 P949 P950 P951 P952 P953 P954 P955 P956 P957 P958

Male Reproduction

P959 P960 P961 P962 P963 P964 P965 P966 P967 P968 P969 P970 P971 P972 P973 P974 P975



Paediatric endocrinology

P977 P978 P979

Pituitary - Basic


Steroid metabolism + action

P981 P982 P983

Thyroid (non-cancer)


Poster Presentations: Thyroid

Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others

P985 P986 P987 P988 P989 P990 P991 P992 P993 P994 P995 P996 P997 P998 P999 P1000 P1001 P1002 P1003 P1004 P1005

Developmental endocrinology


Endocrine Disruptors

P1007 P1008

Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

P1009 P1010

Nuclear receptors and signal transduction


Paediatric endocrinology


Thyroid (non-cancer)

P1013 P1014 P1015 P1016 P1017 P1018 P1019 P1020 P1021 P1022 P1023 P1024 P1025 P1026 P1027 P1028 P1029 P1030 P1031 P1032 P1033 P1034 P1035 P1036 P1037 P1038 P1039 P1040 P1041 P1042 P1043 P1044 P1045 P1046 P1047 P1048 P1049 P1050 P1051 P1052 P1053 P1054 P1055 P1056 P1057 P1058 P1059 P1060 P1061 P1062 P1063 P1064 P1065 P1066 P1067 P1068 P1069 P1070 P1071 P1072 P1073 P1074 P1075 P1076 P1077 P1078 P1079 P1080 P1081 P1082 P1083 P1084 P1085 P1086 P1087 P1088 P1089 P1090 P1091 P1092 P1093 P1094 P1095 P1096 P1097 P1098 P1099 P1100 P1101 P1102 P1103 P1104 P1105 P1106 P1107 P1108 P1109 P1110 P1111 P1112 P1113 P1114 P1115 P1116 P1117

Thyroid cancer

P1118 P1119 P1120 P1121 P1122 P1123 P1124 P1125 P1126 P1127 P1128 P1129 P1130 P1131 P1132 P1133 P1134 P1135 P1136 P1137 P1138 P1139 P1140 P1141 P1142 P1143 P1144 P1145 P1146 P1147 P1148 P1149 P1150 P1151 P1152 P1153 P1154 P1155 P1156 P1157 P1158 P1159 P1160 P1161 P1162 P1163 P1164 P1165 P1166 P1167 P1168 P1169 P1170 P1171 P1172 P1173 P1174 P1175 P1176 P1177 P1178 P1179 P1180 P1181 P1182 P1183 P1184 P1185 P1186 P1187 P1188 P1189 P1190 P1191 P1192 P1193 P1194 P1195 P1196 P1197 P1198 P1199 P1200 P1201 P1202 P1203 P1204 P1205

ePoster Presentations

Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours

EP1 EP2 EP3 EP4 EP5 EP6 EP7 EP8 EP9 EP10 EP11 EP12 EP13 EP14 EP15 EP16 EP17 EP18 EP19 EP20 EP21 EP22 EP23 EP24 EP25 EP26 EP27 EP28

Calcium and Bone

EP29 EP30 EP31 EP32 EP33 EP34

Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

EP35 EP36 EP37 EP38 EP39 EP40 EP41 EP42 EP43 EP44 EP45 EP46 EP47 EP48 EP49 EP50 EP51 EP52 EP53 EP54 EP55 EP56 EP57 EP58 EP59 EP60 EP61 EP62 EP63 EP64 EP65 EP66 EP67 EP68 EP69 EP70 EP71 EP72 EP73 EP74 EP75 EP76 EP77 EP78 EP79 EP80 EP81 EP82 EP83 EP84 EP85 EP86 EP87 EP88 EP89 EP90

Environment, Society and Governance


Interdisciplinary endocrinology

EP92 EP93 EP94 EP95 EP96 EP97 EP98 EP99

Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology

EP100 EP101 EP102 EP103 EP104 EP105 EP106 EP107 EP108 EP109 EP110 EP111 EP112 EP113 EP114 EP115 EP116 EP117 EP118 EP119 EP120 EP121 EP122 EP123 EP124 EP125 EP126 EP127 EP128 EP129 EP130 EP131 EP132 EP133 EP134 EP135

Reproductive Endocrinology

EP136 EP137 EP138 EP139 EP140 EP141 EP142 EP143 EP144 EP145 EP146 EP147 EP148 EP149 EP150 EP151 EP152 EP153 EP154


EP155 EP156 EP157 EP158 EP159 EP160 EP161 EP162 EP163 EP164 EP165 EP166 EP167 EP168 EP169 EP170 EP171 EP172 EP173 EP174 EP175 EP176 EP177 EP178 EP179 EP180 EP181 EP182 EP183 EP184 EP185 EP186 EP187 EP188 EP189 EP190 EP191