The 3rd international symposium on the Calcium Sensing Receptor (CaSR) will take place from May 11th to May 13th in Florance, Italy.
The symposium will bring together basic, translational and clinical scientists from different disciplines who study the molecular biology, physiology, and pathophysiology of the CaSR and clinical disorders of CaSR function. Continue reading
The 3rd DSDnet Training School will take place from September 28th to September 30th in Budapest, Hungary as a postgraduate level course. The DSDnet Training School 2017 is under the topic: “Promoting Research in DSD”.
The Training School is aimed at Professionals from COST Countries in their early stages of career, from a medical or a scientific background. Continue reading
The European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases (ERNs) were officially installed on 9 March 2017 at the 3rd conference on Rare diseases in Vilnius, Lithuania. The first General Assembly (GA) of the European Reference Network on Rare Endocrine Conditions (Endo-ERN) was held on Monday 27 March 2017, in Leiden, The Netherlands.
The purpose of this first annual meeting was first to inform and update all members and other stakeholders on the mission, structure, and governance of Endo-ERN, and subsequently to approve the current application by the members via voting in order to be officially operational, and finally to attain contribution of each Reference Center (RC) to the pre-defined deliverables, as specified in the grant application. Continue reading
CAPITAL (CAre for PITuitary Adenoma Leiden) organizes on June 8th and June 9th a multidisciplinary workshop for pituitary tumor specialists.
The 6th International DSD symposium will take place in Copenhagen on June 29th – July 1st 2017. This event has been awarded up to 15 credits by EAC-CME.
The outline programme with confirmed invited speakers is available on the symposium website. Continue reading
Some information and links on “Cross-border Healthcare” added to the Endo-ERN website.
On March 9th 2017, all ERNs have officially been launched by the European Commission. This great celebration was organized by the ERN team of the European Commission DG SANTE.
On March 10th, Endo-ERN held its Steering Committee / Kick-off meeting to discuss our governance, multi-annual action plan and action plan for YEAR 1 with chairs of the Main Thematic Groups and Work Packages and Patient representatives. We thank all attendees for their participation and enthusiastic involvement.
Endo-ERN is very proud that we can now officially start working on our planned projects in order to deliver expert multidisciplinary care throughout life and to improve patient care in Rare Endocrine Conditions in Europe.
Read all the outcomes of the 3rd official European Reference Network (ERN) conference, including video and presentations.
The first annual meeting will be held in Leiden, The Netherlands on March 27th, with the purpose first to inform and update all members and other stakeholders on the mission, structure, and governance of Endo-ERN, and subsequently to approve the current application by the members via voting in order to be officially operational, and finally to attain contribution of each Reference Center (RC) to the pre-defined deliverables, as specified in the grant application.
The European Commission organizes the 3rd European Reference Networks Conference in Vilnius on March, 9–10th 2017. This event will be the official launch and start of the first labeled European Reference Networks (see here the list of approved ERNs).
The conference (live webstream will be available here) on 9th will tackle topics such as:
- Coordination, management & governance of ERNs;
- ERN IT platform as core element for eHealth, telemedicine, sharing of expertise in complex clinical cases;
- EU policies and support to ENRs (research, registry platform, rare diseases policy…);
- ERN and national healthcare systems;
- The way forward with perspectives of Healthcare providers, patient representatives, ERN Coordinators, Member States.
The European Commission (DG Santé) has adopted on January 26th the Work Programme 2017 under the 3rd Health Programme. This WP includes funding for supporting European Reference Networks (ERNs) with a total budget of 4.600.000 Euros (maximum 200.000 euros per ERN for coordination, management and non-clinical activities, through a Specific Grant Agreement for 2018, under a Framework Partnership Agreement signed with ERNs).