15th Annual ENETS Conference 2018, Final Program, Speakers Update, Interactive Workshops, Sign up for Poster Walks
The ENETS Annual Conference is just 11 days away. ENETS is thankful for all speakers as well as expert chairs. All introduced speakers and their talks (see below) can be further viewed in the final scientific conference program.
Dr. Joseph Davar is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Free Hospital (RFH) and Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCL. He leads Valvular Heart Disease and Carcinoid HD as well as Cardiac CT programs at the RFH. He leads an active research program, has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and regularly lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Davars main interest is non-invasive diagnosis and management of different cardiac pathologies including valvular heart disease, carcinoid heart disease, and chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathies. He will hold, together with Simona Glasberg (Israel), one of the interactive morning workshops entitled: “Workshop 3: Endocrinologist and Cardiologists View Management of Carcinoid Syndrome and Carcinoid Heart Disease” on Thursday, 8 March 2018 from 07:30 - 08:30.
Philippa Davies currently works as a Senior Matron for Oncology / Hematology at the Royal Free London NHS foundation Trust, an ENETS Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumors. She has worked within the Neuroendocrine Tumor Unit for over 12 Years, initially as a nurse specialist and then as Lead Nurse. She currently runs a nurse-led systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) prescribing clinic for NET patients. She has completed her Master and is a nurse prescriber. She is Vice Chair of the ENETS Nurse Group which actively encourages nurse-led research projects within the UK and Europe. She will hold the talk covering “Audit of a New Nurse-Led Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Clinic for Systemic Anti-Cancer Agents (SACTs)” during Session 8B Nurse Session on Friday, 9 March 2018 from 12:05 - 12:15.
Professor Kaltsas was trained in General Medicine-Endocrinology in London, United Kingdom, where he developed a special interest in Neuroendocrinology and Endocrine Oncology and particularly in Neuroendocrine Neoplasms. He is currently a Professor of General Medicine-Endocrinology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the head of the ENETS Center of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumors in Athens, Greece. He is also interested in adrenal physiology and adrenal neoplasms. He will hold the talk, entitled “Familial Case Presentation” during the Postgraduate Course on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 from 12:00 - 12:20.
Côme Lapage he has been Professor of hepato-gastroenterology and digestive
oncology at the University of Burgundy since 2009. Since 2012, he has been the Head of the INSERM Unit Epidemiology and Clinical Research in Digestive Oncology (EPICAD). His main interests include trends and inequalities in cancer incidence, mortality and survival, and the application of these metrics to public health policy and cancer control. He will be covering the European perspective during “Session 2, Epidemiology – ENETS Meets East and West” on Thursday, 8 March 2018 from 10:55 - 11:10.
Prof. Prasad is a nuclear medicine physician with 13 years of experience in the field of neuroendocrine tumor. Before joining Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin in 02/2011, he worked with Prof. Richard P. Baum at the Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany. In 1/2018 he joined the Uniklinik Ulm, Germany, as Deputy Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine. His primary research interests are in PET/CT, PET/MRI, new radiotracers, combination of in-vitro and in-vivo molecular imaging, development of new image processing software and implementation of surrogate markers and genetic information in ‘theranostics’.
He will hold, together with Elettra Merola (Germany), one of the interactive morning workshops entitled: “Workshop 1: Gastroenterologist and Nuclear Medicine View Functional Imaging and PRRT Treatment – When and How Often Is It Really Needed?” on Thursday, 8 March 2018 from 07:30 - 08:30.
Juan Valle is a Medical Oncology Professor at the University of Manchester / The Christie, Manchester (UK), specializes in hepatopancreatobiliary cancers and NETs. He leads The Christie ENETS Centre of Excellence and is a member of the following subgroups of the UK National Cancer Research Institute Upper GI Clinical Studies Group: hepatobiliary, pancreatic and neuroendocrine (which he chaired between 2013-2017). He is Secretary of UKINETS, Co-Chair of the EORTC Hepatobiliary/NET Task Force, the NCI Hepatobiliary Task Force [USA], and Vice-Chair of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Medical Advisory Board [USA]. He is a member of ASCO, ESMO, UKINETS and ENETS. He will hold the talk covering “Clinical Case PanNET” during Session 8A, Heterogeneity of NET on Friday, March 2018 from 12:10 - 12:20.
There will be three Interactive Workshops taking place on Thursday, 8 March 2018 from 07:30-08:30. The workshops will be addressing views from gastroenterology, cardiology, Endocrinology, surgery and nuclear medicine.
The workshops have limited spaces and pre-registration is advised.
ENETS has selected abstracts for Poster Walk. Please view the list of Poster Walks taking place during the Poster Session A and B on Thursday, 8 March 2018 from
15:20 - 16:05 and Friday, 9 March 2018 from 10:40 - 11:30.
Sign-up is possible at the Poster Booth in the exhibition hall.
To find out more about the poster walk presentations, please click the below button.
The ENETS Conference App is available in the iTunes Store and the Google Play Store. Due to policy changes by Apple you have to search for “AttendeeHub” (by CrowdCompass) in the respective stores. Once the app is downloaded to your phone, please open it and search for “ENETS” within the app. You’ll find an event called “2018/15th Annual ENETS Conference”, press the “Download”-Button to download the event.