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Programa | Centro de Convenciones Quorum - Cumbayá

May 2nd and 3rd, 2017
Centro de Convenciones Quorum
Paseo San Francisco - Cumbayá
Scientific Program

Day 1: Diagnosis of growth failure
08:30 – 09:00Registry and credentials
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and introduction
Santiago Gangotena, PhD
Chancellor - Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
09:15 – 09:55 Overview of the growth phenomenon in humans
Introduction - Martha Yépez, MSc - USFQ
Lecture - Gonzalo Mantilla, MD - USFQ
Q & A
10:00 – 10:40 GH and GH signaling
Introduction – Vanessa Noboa, PhD - USFQ
Lecture – John Kopchick, PhD - Ohio University, USA
Q & A
10:40 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 11:40 Growth failure (GF) associated with systemic disease
Lecture - Judith L. Ross, MD - Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Clinical case – Alberto Cárdenas, MD - USFQ
Q & A
11:45 – 12:25 Small for gestational age and non-GHD GF
Lecture - Alan D. Rogol, MD, PhD - University of Virginia, USA
Clinical case – Patricio Procel, MD - IEMYR
Q & A
12:30 – 13:10 Hypothalamic abnormalities: GF due to defects of the GHRH-R
Lecture - Manuel Aguiar-Oliveira, MD, PhD – University of Sergipe, Brazil
Clinical case – Caridad Dávalos, MD - USFQ
Q & A
13:10 – 14:30Lunch
14:30 – 15:10 GF due to defects of hypothalamic/pituitary development
Lecture - Cheri L. Deal, PhD, MD - University of Montreal, Canada
Clinical case – Luis Eguiguren, MD - USFQ
Q & A
15:15 – 15:55 Genetic disorders of the GH action pathway
Lecture - Horacio Domené, PhD - Hospital de Niños, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Clinical case – Gustavo Fierro, MD - USFQ
Q & A
16:00 – 16:40 New genetic tools in the diagnosis of growth defects
Introduction – Luis Pedrosa, PhD - USFQ
Lecture - Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc - University of Cincinnati, USA
Q & A
16:40 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 17:45 Panel “Controversies in the diagnoses of growth problems”
Speakers of Day # 1 / Moderator: Gonzalo Mantilla, USFQ, Ecuador
Day 2: Treatment of growth failure
08:30 – 09:10 Genetic short stature
Lecture – Alexander A.L. Jorge, MD, PhD- Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Clinical case – Michelle Grunauer, MD, PhD - USFQ
Q & A
09:15 – 10:00 Treatment of growth failure in the absence of GH signaling
Introducción – Carolina Guevara - IEMYR
Lecture – Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, MD - USFQ
Q & A
10:05 – 10:50 Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PK/PD)
Introduction – Yovani Marrero, PhD - USFQ
Lecture – Enrique Terán, MD, PhD- USFQ
Q & A
10:50 – 11:10Coffee break
11:10 – 11:50 GH therapy of GHD in children, transition and adults
Lecture – Verónica Mericq, MD – University of Chile, Chile
Clinical case – Patricio Prócel, MD – IEMYR
Q & A
11:55 – 12:35 Long-acting GH therapy in children and adults
Introduction – Andrés Caicedo, PhD - USFQ
Lecture – Ron Rosenfeld, Oregon Health Sciences University and Stanford University, USA
Q & A
12:35 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 14:40 GH safety in children and adults with GHD
Introduction – Pablo Endara, MD, MSc - USFQ
Lecture – Bradley Miller, MD, PhD - University of Minnesota, USA
Q & A
14:45 – 15:25 GH signaling in human disease
Introduction - Iván Palacios, MD, MSc - USFQ
Lecture: John Kopchick, PhD - Ohio University, USA
Q & A
15:30 – 16:10 Size does matter in diabetes
Introduction - Mónica Pérez, MD - USFQ
Lecture: Desmond Schatz, MD - University of Florida, USA
Q & A
16:10 – 16:30Coffee break
16:30 – 17:10 Different GH counter-regulation generates opposing metabolic phenotypes
Lecture: Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, MD – USFQ
Clinical case: Marisol Bahamonde, MD - USFQ
Q & A
17:15 – 18:00 Panel discussion: “Controversies in rhGH treatment of GHD”
Speakers of Day # 2 / Moderator: Ron Rosenfeld, Oregon, USA
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