193rd Meeting for the Society for Endocrinology

Programme: Monday 4 November 2002

Mon 4 Nov | Tues 5 Nov | Wed 6 Nov | Attended Posters

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09.30 - 10.00 Osler Room
10.00 - 11.00 Wolfson Theatre
Plenary Lecture: European Medal Lecture
Chair: Franks S (London)
S1 10.00 Gene-modified animal models in the study of pituitary-gonadal function
Huhtaniemi IT (Aberdeen)
11.00 - 13.00 Wolfson Theatre
Symposium 1: Novel aspects of thyroid diseases
Chair: Franklyn J (Birmingham) and Lazarus J (Cardiff)
S5 11.00 Thyroid hormone actions on bone and growth
Williams GR (London)
S6 11.30 Specific roles of thyroid hormone receptor isoforms during development of the mouse
Samarut J (Lyon, France)
S7 12.00 Molecular diagnosis of thyroid cancer
Ezzat S (Toronto, Canada)
S8 12.30 Current concepts in the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroid disease
Weetman AP (Sheffield)
11.00 - 13.00 Council Chamber
Young Endocrinologists Session: Basic Science Review Lecture
Chair: Franks S (London)
S4 11.00 Steroidogenic Factor-1: A pivotal regulator of gonadotroph gene expression
Fowkes R (London)
Chair: Fowkes R (London) & Patel M (London)
S21 11.30 Perinatal glucocorticoid treatment, growth and the growth hormone axis
Warne JP (London), Theogaraj E, John C, Houston P, Smith S, Gillies G & Buckingham J
S22 11.48 Truncated cytokine receptors and GH antagonists: signalling and trafficking
Maamra M (Sheffield)
S23 12.06 Identification and role of adenosine receptors in the pituitary gland
Rees DA (Cardiff)
S24 12.24 Thyroid hormone action on bone
Siddiqi A (London)
S25 12.42 Methylation of the POMC gene
Newell-Price J (Sheffield), King P & Clark AJL
11.00 - 13.00 Seligman Theatre
Oral Communication 1: Growth regulation and development
Chair: Pell J (Cambridge) & Ross RJM (Sheffield)
OC1 11.00 Reduced maternal nutrition in late gestation acts to decrease prolactin receptor abundance in adipose tissue and later fat deposition
Korur N, Pearce S, Dandrea J, Ingleton P, Symonds ME & Stephenson T
OC2 11.15 The effect of chronic umbilical cord occlusion on mitochondrial protein abundance in the late gestation ovine fetus
Gnanalingham MG, Mostyn A, Giussani D, Stephenson T, Symonds ME & Gardner D
OC3 11.30 Influence of genotype on the endocrine and metabolic control of uncoupling protein (UCP)-2 during the first week of life in neonatal piglets
Mostyn A, Litten J, Perkins KS, Symonds ME & Clarke L
OC4 11.45 Somatostatin inhibits the release of ghrelin in normal subjects
Tan TMM, Levy M, Skinner V, Beaumont N, Srai K, Goadsby PJ, Bouloux PMG & Vanderpump MP
OC5 12.00 27 years on - improved final height with growth hormone therapy after irradiation for childhood brain tumours reflecting evolving endocrine practice
Stoeter R, Gleeson HK, Ogilvy-Stuart AL & Shalet SM
OC6* 12.15 Pulse wave velocity and blood pressure are reduced by 6 months of growth hormone therapy in adult growth hormone deficient patients
McCallum RW, Petrie JR, Dominiczak AF & Connell JMC
OC7* 12.30 Does growth hormone reduce sensorineural deafness in adults with Turner syndrome?
Ostberg JE, Beckman A, Cadge B & Conway GS
OC8* 12.45 How to optimise pegvisomant treatment of acromegaly safely
Mukherjee A, Trainer PJ, Monson JE & Shalet SM
13.00 - 13.30 Wolfson Theatre
Society for Endocrinology AGM
13.00 - 13.30 LUNCH
13.30 - 14.30 Library
     Attended Posters
14.00 - 16.30 Council Chamber
     Nurses Session: The impact of thyroid eye disease on body image
Chair: Carson M (Edinburgh) & Holmes C (Cambridge)
S26 14.00 The medical approach to thyroid eye disease
Perros P (Newcastle)
S27 14.30 Surgical intervention
Beaconsfield M (London)
S28 15.00 Thyroid eye disease psychosocial issues
Frewin S (Newcastle)
S29 15.30 Partnership in practice: towards a better understanding of patient/doctor relationship
Britton JS (TED)
S30 16.00 Patients perspective on thyroid eye disease
Kisalu JC (London)
S31 16.07 From hypothyroid to thyrotoxic with associated thyroid eye disease: a case presentation
Cox S (Torbay), Dyer RG, Cole M & Bliss P
14.30 - 16.30 Wolfson Theatre
Symposium 2: Ageing and cellular senescence
Chair: Henderson I (Sheffield) & Withers D (London)
S9 14.30 Genetics of ageing in invertebrates
Partridge L (London)
S10 15.00 Extending lifespan
Bartke A (Carbondale, USA), Dominici F & Turyn D
S11 15.30 Role of oxidative stress in ageing
Merry BJ (Liverpool)
S12 16.00 Growth hormone and ageing
Sönksen PH (London)
14.30 - 16.30 Seligman Theatre
Oral Communication 2: Endocrine tumours and neoplasia
Chair: Mason H (London)
OC9 14.30 Role of ceramide signalling during fenretinide and retinoic acid action on ovarian cancer cells
Schrey MP & Das TM
OC10 14.45 The role of insulin-like growth factor II and its intracellular mediators in the control of chicken ovarian functions
Sirotkin AV & Grossman R
OC11 15.00 Ghrelin exerts a proliferative effect on a rat pituitary somatotroph cell line
Mozid AM, Fowkes RC, Morris DG, Sidhu K, Khalaf S, Burrin JM, Grossman AB & Korbonits M
OC12 15.15 The effects of ghrelin on expression of growth hormone, IGF-1 and tumour associated genes in cultured normal and malignant breast tissue explants
Sen Gupta P, Laban CA, Ogunkolade BW, Bustin SA, Carpenter R & Jenkins PJ
OC13 15.30 Expression of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) is down regulated in breast cancer compared to normal breast tissue
McCarthy K, Laban CA, Bustin SA, Ogunkolade BW, Carpenter R & Jenkins PJ
OC14 15.45 Angiotensin II induces C-FOS expression through PKC-zeta in MCF-7 breast cancer cell line
Muscella A, Greco S, Elia MG, Storelli C & Marsigliante S
OC15 16.00 Effect of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) on colon cancer epithelial cells growth and apoptosis
Saksena M, Miraki-Moud F, King P & Camacho-Hubner C
OC16 16.15 IGF-I prevents deoxycholic acid-induced apoptosis in HT29 colorectal cells
Khalaf S, Ogunkolade W, Davies D, Bustin SA & Jenkins PJ
16.30 - 16.45 Osler Room
16.45 - 17.45 Wolfson Theatre
Plenary Lecture: Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture
Chair: Franks S (London)
S2 16.45 Transgenes and physiology in the GH axis: tall tales from short tails
Robinson ICAF (London)