PhD Graduation Mariska Vlot (Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc): 'Bones in Balance'
07-09-2020 13:45 07-09-2020 15:15 Aula, Main Building, VU Campus

Supervisors: prof.dr. R. de Jonge, prof.dr. M. den Heijer. Co-supervisor: dr. A.C. Heijboer.

An online Symposium will take place in the morning:

9.30h-9.35h Introduction Laboratory evaluation of bone health;

9.35h-10:05h Clinical utility and analytical possibilities: current status Drs Mariska Vlot and Drs Niek Dirks

10.05h-10.15h coffee break

10:15h-10:25h Bonehealh. What are “unmet clinical needs”? Prof Dr Christa Cobbaert;

10:25h-10:45h The endocrine perspective Prof Dr Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch;

10:45h-11:05h The nephrology perspective Prof Dr Marc Vervloet;

11:05h-11:15h coffee break

11:15h-11:35h Future perspectives Prof Dr Etienne Cavalier;

11:35h-11:45h Closing remarks.


Speakers: Drs Mariska Vlot, PhD student at Amsterdam UMC; Amsterdam Internist-endocrinologist in St. Jansdal Hospital, Harderwijk;

Drs Niek Dirks, PhD student at Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam Clinical chemist in residence at Atal Medial, Amsterdam & NorthWest Clinics, Alkmaar;

Prof Dr Christa Cobbaert Laboratory specialist and head of the Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine department at Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden Vice Chair of the IFCC Scientific Division (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry);

Prof Dr Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch Internist endocrinologist and head of the department of Endocrinology at the University Hospital Graz, Austria Board member and Chair of the research committee of the European Calcified Tissue Society;

Prof Dr Marc Vervloet (Amsterdam UMC) Nephrologist at the Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam Chair of the ERA-EDTA working group on CKD-MBD (Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral Bone Disorder);

Prof Dr Etienne Cavalier Clinical Chemist and head of the Clinical Chemistry department at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège, Belgium Chair of the IFCC Bone Committee (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry).

Organization Committee:

Dr Ir Mariette Ackermans, Endocrine Laboratory, dept. of Clinical Chemistry;

Prof Dr Martin den Heijer, dept. of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology;

Dr Annemieke Heijboer, Endocrine Laboratory, dept. of Clinical Chemistry;

Prof Dr Robert de Jonge, dept. of Clinical Chemistry Amsterdam UMC.

Registration for the symposium is free of charge. Registration for the symposium is free of charge. Please register before September 1, 2020: Please include your BIG number/debiteur number if applicable. You will be sent a weblink prior to the meeting to be able to join the meeting online.