2016 NZSE Clinical Endocrinology Conference - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

The New Zealand Society of Endocrinology will hold its biennial Clinical Endocrinology Conference on 26-28 August in Nelson (run this year as a satellite meeting of the annual Medical Sciences Congress to be held immedately afterwards). The Clinical Endocrinology Conference will be held at the Rutherford Hotel, which boasts excellent accommodation and extensive conference facilities. The meeting will include sessions on amenorrhoea, Cushings syndrome, obesity, complementary medicine, male hypogonadism and osteoporosis. A trainee’s day and the inaugural NZSE Endocrinology Nurse’s meeting will be held on the morning of Friday the 26th of August, with shared symposia. The conference will feature two international plenary speakers: Prof Mary Jane De Souza and Prof Gary Wittert. Prof De Souza is a Professor in Kinesiology and Physiology at Penn State University in the USA. Her  research has focused on the physiological basis of how exercise modulates reproductive function and bone health through alterations in energy balance.  She has published over 100 peer reviewed papers, book chapters and monographs. Her work provided the basis for an ongoing randomized clinical trial in its 8th year of funding from the US DOD, aimed at reversing menstrual disturbances and related bone loss by using nutritional interventions. Professor Gary Wittert is Head of the Discipline of Medicine, and Senior Consultant Endocrinologist at Royal Adelaide Hospital. His research, focused on obesity, involves basic, clinical and population health approaches. He initiated and oversees the Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS), the Male, Adelaide, Inflammation, Lifestyle and Stress (MAILES) Study, and leads a large multi-center diabetes prevention trial in men (T4DM). He has authored over 300 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Click here to see the full conference program.

Registration is open now at this site. Discounted early bird registration closes on 15 July.

This site also provides Clinical Meeting attendees opportunity to register for the MedSci meeting, should you wish to stay on (see here for an overview of how the Clinical Endocrinology Conference and MedSci fit into the wider Queenstown Research Week program).

Nelson is a stunning location, showcasing some of New Zealand’s best cuisine, scenery, and outdoor activities. It is is serviced by five regional airlines: Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Kiwi Regional Airlines, Sounds Air and air2there.

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