Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0077p52 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2021

How would school children design a poster about diabetes, obesity, health technologies and emotional wellbeing awareness?

Narendran Alisha , Anthony Amarah , Kelly Graham , Xavier Gabriela Da Silva , Shahzad Atif , Arlt Wiebke , Gillett Caroline DT , Kempegowda Punith

Introduction: Knowledge about end-user perceptions is important to ensure educational resources have maximal impact.Objective: To understand school childrenÂ’s perceptions and ideas about three endocrine topics.Methods: This activity was done as part of Society for Endocrinology public engagement grant. Years 5 and 6 school children (aged 10-11 years) from Nonsuch Primary School in Birmingham were invited to create posters on t...

ea0086oc5.3 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2022

Normothermic machine liver perfusion as a tool to study human androgen metabolism

Anthony Amarah , Clarke George , Schiffer Lina , Fan Yiyu , Hawley James , Shaheen Fozia , Hann Angus , Taylor Angela , Afford Simon , Arlt Wiebke

Background: In women, androgen excess is associated with an increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Androgen precursors are released from the adrenal gland and converted to active androgens in peripheral tissues including adipose tissue. Although the liver plays a key role in all metabolic processes in the body, its involvement in androgen metabolism is yet to be explored. Here, we describe the investigation of androgen metabolism in human liver using norm...