Swiss Steroid Symposium 2019

 

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Clinical, Technical and Research Aspects

SITEM-Insel, Bern

10-17h

 

Program:

Time

Session

Speaker

Title

9.55

Opening and Welcome

Michael Grössl, Christa Flück

 

10.00

Keynote Lecture

Stefan Wudy & Michaela Hartmann, University Hospital Giessen

GC-MS and LC-MS based Steroid Analysis in Clinic and Research

10.40

Analytical Aspects

Flaminia Fanelli, University of Bologna

Comparability of serum steroid measurements by LC-MS/MS among ten European laboratories: the HarmoSter initiative

11.05

Stephen Bruce, University Hospital Lausanne

LC-MS in the clinical laboratory: analytical aspects and method validation

11.30

Serge Rudaz, University of Geneva

Automatic annotation in LC-MS for the steroid profile analysis in biological matrices

12.00

Lunch

 

 

13.00

Clinical Aspects

Christa Flück, Inselspital

Changes in steroid profiles over life-time

13.25

Christoph Schumacher, Damian Pharma AG

Steroids & Drug Development

13.50

Daniel Ackermann, Inselspital

Clinical Applications of Steroid Profiles

14.15

Raul Nicoli, Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses

The Athlete Biological Passport: state of the art and future developments of the steroidal module

14.40

Break

 

 

15.00

Research Aspects

Juan Zhang, Novartis

On the traces of oxysterols

15.25

Carine Gennari, University of Bern

Progesterone Metabolism in Lymphatic Endothelial Cells

15.50

Alex Odermatt, University of Basel

11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases: novel roles in oxysterol metabolism

16.15

Amanda Swart, University of Stellenbosch

C11-oxy steroid pathways impacting the endocrine system

16.45

Closing Remarks

Michael Grössl, Christa Flück

 

 

Organizers:

PD Dr. Michael Grössl (contact for information)

Prof. Dr. med. Christa Flück

 

Thanks to our sponsors, the meeting is free of charge but registration is required for organizational reasons.

Registration

 

 

Credits:

This symposium is recognized by the following professional societies:

 

Location:

Inselspital Campus

Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine (SITEM-Insel)

Ground Floor, Felix Frey Auditorium

https://sitem-insel.ch/

https://goo.gl/maps/tuuExK1qrkJaWVM96

 

 

How to get there:

  • Public Transport: Bus 11 from Bern main station (Hauptbahnhof), direction Holligen - get off at "Inselplatz"
  • By car: Motorway A1, Exit Bern-Forsthaus. Follow directions for "Inselspital", parking available at the hospital car park "Insel-Parking"
  • By foot: it's only a 10-15 minute walk from the main station!