Upcoming Medical Conferences in BelgiumSearch Criteria : Belgium
CNS II: Spinal imaging and pediatric neuro - radiology is organized by Erasmus Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (EMRI) and will be held during Sep 02 - 06, 2018 at Lindner Hotel and City Lounge, Antwerpen, Belgium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 02 - 05, 2018 | USD $890 | Medicine
54th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX) 2018 is organized by K.I.T. Group GmbH Association and Conference Management, Belgian Society of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology (BelTox) and will be held from Sep 02 - 05, 2018 at Brussels, Belgium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 05 - 08, 2018 | EUR €750 | Psychology
Ghent, East Flanders
17th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB17) is organized by Medicongress and will be held from Sep 05 - 08, 2018 at Ghent University - Het Pand, Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium. The scientific standard at the biennial European symposiums is now recognized as one of the best in the world, and over the years the European symposiums have become the most important international meeting in suicide and its prevention in Europe. During the symposium, researchers from all parts of Europe and from the rest of the world gather to present high-level scientific work, exchange knowledge and experience, and discuss implications for suicide prevention. ESSSB17 aims at providing a high-quality, multidisciplinary scientific programme covering the most important aspects of suicidal behavior and its prevention, and a dynamic platform for lively interactions and discussions. The focus of the scientific programme will be on state-of-the-art presentations as well as new insights from basic science and clinical research. Effects of therapeutic interventions and suicide prevention activities at various levels will be addressed particularly. There will be ample opportunities for young researchers to get involved and share their findings in an interactive scientific environment. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
7th European Workshop on Lipid Mediators (7EWLM) is organized by British Pharmacological Society (BPS) and will be held from Sep 12 - 14, 2018 at Catholic University of Louvain, Leuven, Brussels, Belgium. Conference Description : This biennial workshop is primarily addressed to scientists interested in the field of bioactive lipid mediators. Scientists from across and outside Europe will share their expertise on the biochemistry, molecular biology and physiology of lipids as signaling molecules, as well as their involvement in inflammation, and their specific roles in several disease conditions. The workshop has two main goals : • To bring together researchers to discuss the most recent results and developments in this expanding area. • To promote interaction and exchange of ideas among the different laboratories. Conference Sessions : • Lipid mediators receptors and signalling. • Lipid mediators in immune and inflammatory responses. • Lipid mediators in vascular and metabolic diseases. • Endocannabinoids. • Lipidomic analysis of fatty acids and their derivatives. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Basic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Physics is organized by Erasmus Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (EMRI) and will be held from Sep 17 - 21, 2018 at University Hospital Brussels, Jette, Brussel, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is Radiologist. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 European CME credits. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available
13th International double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) Virus Symposium is organized by Catholic University of Leuven / Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU) and will be held from Sep 24 - 28, 2018 at Vayamundo Houffalize, Houffalize, Luxembourg, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is virologists interested in the biology of dsRNA viruses. The symposium offers scientists from around the world the opportunity to meet and hear the most up to date advances on a broad area of topics in double-stranded RNA virology. The organizing committee has selected an international group of dynamic speakers to present plenary talks on topics including virus structure, diversity of dsRNA viruses, evolution, and epidemiology, using and abusing host pathways, immunity, and pathogenesis, molecular and cellular virology, and applied dsRNA virology. Students, post-docs, and scientists in the field of dsRNA virology are encouraged to present their recent findings at the symposium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 24 - 25, 2018 | EUR €350 | Oncology
CDDF Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on Biomarkers and Patients Access to Personalized Oncology Drugs in Europe is organized by Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF), European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and will be held from Sep 24 - 25, 2018 at Brussels, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is Academia Representatives, European Regulatory Bodies (HTA and EMA), Policymakers, Pharmaceutical Industry, Patient Associations, and Payers. The multi-stakeholder workshop on Access to Personalized Therapy in Europe is organized by the Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF). CDDF is a not-for-profit association whose mission is to improve the efficiency of oncology drug development and delivery by providing a unique forum for discussion where all those involved in cancer drug development can meet to address hurdles and explore potential solutions together. This workshop will aim at giving an overview about developments in European regulatory and health technology assessment of new cancer drugs as well as at facilitating a collaborative discussion between regulatory bodies, HTA organizations, healthcare providers, academics, patients and industry on the challenges of equal access to personalized therapy within and between European countries. Key Topics: • Personalized medicine • Access to biomarkers • Standardization • Hurdles of getting biomarkers to the market • Health Technology Assessment • Harmonization of biomarkers development in Europe Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 26 - 29, 2018 | USD $625 | Genetics
Ghent, East Flanders
International Symposium on the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) is organized by The Ehlers-Danlos Society and will be held from Sep 26 - 29, 2018 at Oude vismijn, Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is Geneticists, Clinical researchers, Basic scientists, Internists, Paediatricians, Endocrinologists, Rheumatologists, Radiologists, Nephrologists, Orthopaedics, Nurses, Genetic Counsellors, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Psychologists, Dentists, Industry Representatives. Course Description: The International Symposium on the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) is a state-of-the-art meeting in which new research on clinical advances and the molecular and pathogenic mechanisms underlying EDS and related syndromes is discussed. Offer a high-quality scientific program with the general theme: “Interaction and signaling: recurrent themes in the molecular mechanisms of EDS.” The meeting brings together an international panel of clinicians, clinical and basic scientists, and representatives of patients support groups to foster constructive discussions and multidisciplinary debates that focus on the multiple aspects of the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and associated pathologies. These include the molecular etiology of these disorders, the biochemical abnormalities produced by the underlying mutations affecting genes involved in connective tissue homeostasis, the clinical consequences of these mutations, the latest advances in therapies and management (medical, surgical and physiotherapeutic), and the effects of these interventions on the natural history of the disease. Strongly encourage clinicians and researchers with an interest in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes to attend this meeting. Expect 250 delegates and key opinion leaders in the field from around the world to attend. The multidisciplinary nature of the conference provides an opportunity to talk to specialists from many different fields including basic scientists, geneticists, internists, orthopedic and vascular surgeons, dentists, pediatricians, physiotherapists, genetic counselors, nurses, representatives of patient support groups, and many others working with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. Highlights include: • An exciting program of invited speakers and lectures featuring some of the leading experts in the field. • Presentation of talks chosen from submitted abstracts. • A workshop for physiotherapists. • A well-attended poster session with local gastronomic treats. • A social program in the historic center of Ghent including a welcome reception, a boat trip on the rivers and canals of Ghent, and a Gala Dinner with party. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this program: • Participants will be able to discuss the latest research on molecular mechanisms underlying different subtypes of EDS. • Participants will be able to discuss the latest research in the surgical, therapeutic, and medical management of EDS/HSD. • Clinicians will be able to develop a multidisciplinary management plan for children, adolescents, and adults with EDS/HSD. • Participants will be aware of the non-medical resources available to EDS/HSD patients, and be able to share those resources appropriately. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Boot Camps is organized by New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) and will be held during Sep 27 - 28, 2018 at Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg A. V, Genk, Limbourg, Belgium. Course Description : The course is structured to give participants a back-to-back training on all aspects of orthopedic regional anesthesia from premedication, selection of regional anesthesia procedures, regional anesthesia administration, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. The training will fluctuate between interactive didactic lessons in between the cases, to review the pertinent technique details before and after each regional anesthesia procedure. NYSORA’s team will also include an additional expert who will assure that all participants receive sufficient personalized, one-on-one training. The participants will join NYSORA team administering between 15 and 30 nerve block procedures in patients. The nerve block procedures will include: interscalene blocks, supraclavicular blocks, infraclavicular blocks, axiliary blocks, high and low fascia iliaca blocks, femoral nerve blocks, femoral triangle and adductor canal blocks, saphenous blocks, sciatic blocks, popliteal blocks, ankle blocks, posterior tibial blocks, femoral blocks, forearm and cutaneous blocks. Course Objectives are : • Bullet-proof medical-legal documentation of regional anesthesia procedures. • Hands-on technique and clinical demonstration of monitoring of peripheral nerve block procedures. • Demonstration of needle nerve contacts and maneuvers to inject local anesthetic safely. • Clinical examples (in patients) of local anesthetic distribution that leads to safe and successful peripheral nerve block procedures. • Step by step standardized approach to most extremity block procedures. • Selection of specific local anesthetic mixtures and additives for specific patient and surgery scenarios. • Anatomy pattern recognition in patients and models throughout both days of training. • Access to a multitude of patient management protocols. • Understanding of multi-modal analgesia protocols for total knee and total hip arthroplasty. • 3-D anatomy and NYS's Reverse Ultrasound Anatomy programs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 Synergy Masterclass is organized by European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) and will be held from Oct 05 - 06, 2018 at Van Der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium. Learning objectives: • Knowing the elements that constitute management and leadership • Recognising which management level is applicable and the tools and strategies available to them • Thinking about which approach to deploy in any given situation Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available