Corporate Industry Symposia

Long-term osteoporosis treatment: the personalised approach

Thursday May 6th 2021 – Live Stream 1

13:30 – 13:35 CEST Chair’s welcome Bente Langdahl (Denmark)
13:35 – 14:00 CEST

Treating osteoporosis in a pandemic:
continuing care for a chronic disease

Josep Blanch-Rubió (Spain)
14:00 – 14:25 CEST

Identification and treatment of osteoporisis based on individual fracture risk

Felicia Cosman (US)
14:25 – 14:50 CEST

Sequential treatment – transition from anti-resorptives

Bente Langdahl (Denmark)
14:50 – 15:00 CEST

Panel discussion

All Faculty

Evaluating the effects of bone forming therapy on bone strength: Current and emerging techniques

Friday May 7th 2021 – Live Stream 1

13:30 – 13:35 CEST Welcome and introduction Claus-C. Glüer (Germany)
13:35 – 13:50 CEST The fundamentals of bone strenght: Bone mass and beyond Kenneth Poole (UK)
13:50- 14:05 CEST Visualising the impact of bone forming therapy on bone Microachritecture Klaus Engelke (Germany)
14:05 – 14:15 CEST How can we maximise the skeletal gains achieved with bone forming therapy? Nuria Guañabens (Spain)
14:15 – 14:55 CEST Q&A/Panel discussion All
14:55 – 15:00 CEST Conclusion and closing remarkts Claus-C. Glüer (Germany)

 Corporate Mini Symposia

A spotlight on Heterotopic Ossification (HO): advancing diagnosis and care of patients living with FOP

Thursday May 6th 2021

19:00 – 20:00 CEST – Live Stream 2


19:00 – 19:10 CEST Chairperson’s welcome and introduction Eric Hesse (Germany)
19:10 – 19:30 CEST

The epidemiology of genetic forms of HO: a focus on FOP

Geneviève Baujat (France)
19:30 – 19:50 CEST Solving the puzzle: the clinical relevance of HO volume Angela Cheung (Canada)
19:50 – 20:00 CEST Panel discussion and conclusions Facilitated by Eric Hesse (Germany)

Revisiting rodent trabecular bone morphometry:

how to interpret primary and secondary spongiosa and where to analyse?

Friday May 7th 2021 – Live Stream 1

19h00 – 19h45 CEST Revisiting rodent trabecular bone morphometry:
How to interpret primary and secondary spongiosa and where to analyse?
Phil Salmon (Belgium)
19h45 – 20h00 CEST Panel Discussion

Inozyme Symposium: From GACI to PXE- The Role of ABCC6 Deficiency: From Bench to Clinic

Monday November 15th 2021

Anna Teti – Professor PhD – Full Professor of Histology, University of L’Aquila School of Biotechnology, L’Aquila, Italy
Ludovic Martin MD PhD – Professor Dermatology and venereology CHU Angers, Angers, France
Jouni Uitto MD PhD –   Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Objectives of the symposium
  • Review the current understanding of ABCC6 Deficiency across the age spectrum
  • Importance of PPi- Lesson from pre-clinical studies
  • Highlight the upcoming clinical studies


  • Patient Presentation and Prognosis Review- Dr Marti
  • Mechanism of disease/Role of PPi/ pre-clinical data- Dr Uitto
  • Upcoming Clinical Studies- Dr Uitto


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Mechanisms and effects of bone-forming therapy on bone metabolism

Thursday May 6th 2021
Time: 12h00 – 12h30 CEST

Speaker: Peter Pietschmann, Austria
ECTS Barista: Stuart Ralston, UK

Friday May 7th 2021
Time: 11h00 – 11h30 CEST

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