Press conference: 51st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)

The participants are:

Prof. Dr. Wieland Kiess, director of the Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Leipzig, Germany, President of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)

Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Hublin, director at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Annette Grüters-Kieslich, dean of the medical school of the Humboldt University of Berlin, Charité Berlin, Germany.

Prof. Andrew Sinclair, Murdoch Children´s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Dr. Lars Sävendahl, Secretary General of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), Academic chair of Astrid Lindgren Children´s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Thank you for registering for the press conference via e-mail to Susanne Weidner: sweidner@life.uni-leipzig.de.
We also invite you to personally attend the annual meeting as a presse representative. Please visit www.espe2012.org. You can also directly accredit by sending an e-mail to Susanne Weidner.

More than 3000 attendees from 80 countries all over the world will gather the 51st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) from September, 20th till 23rd, 2012 in Leipzig, Germany. Scientists including endocrinologists, diabetologists, paediatricians, molecular biologists, geneticists, psychologists, ethicists and nurses will participate at the meeting in the Congress Center Leipzig.
The European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) is the leading learned society in the world covering endocrine aspects of child health and endocrine disorders in childhood and adolescence.. Childhood diabetes, childhood obesity, disorders of sexual development and adrenal diseases are diagnosed with increasing frequency. Long-terms outcomes can be diminished or prevented, when these diseases are recognised early in childhood. In addition, the topics covered at this year’s annual meeting will include thyroid disorders, bone health, obesity, sexual development and human evolution.

Contact for Questions about ESPE 2012:
Prof. Dr. Wieland Kiess
Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Leipzig
Liebigstr. 20a
04103 Leipzig
Telefon: +49 341-97 26 000

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