Joint Endocrine Tumour Group Annual Meeting – 7th april



1.30pm Buffet Lunch – Sponsored by Novartis

2.00pm Introduction – Professor Peter J Trainer

Professor James Fagin, Clinical Endocrinology Trust Visiting Professor

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  – ‘The BRAF Oncogene in Thyroid Cancer: Insights from Mouse Genetic Models and Experimental Therapeutics’

2.40pm Discussion

2.50pm Introduction – Dr Beng Yap

Dr Ujjal Mallick, Northern Cancer Centre, Newcastle-upon-tyne – ‘ ION trial: is radioiodine necessary for low risk differentiated thyroid  cancer? ’

3.30pm Discussion

3.40pm Tea Break

4.00pm Introduction – Mr Sean Loughran

Professor John Watkinson, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham -Title to be confirmed

4.45pm Discussion

5.00pm JETG business meeting

6.00pm   Close



DM/Endocrine SpR teaching 24th March, MRI Nowgen Centre

Morning Session

Chair: Dr Ambar Basu

0930-1015            Hospital Standard Mortality Rate: does it matter? Dr Amber Basu, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Royal Bolton Hospital.

1015-1045         Pituitary and Pregnancy, case discussion.  Danial Kanappan, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (this is a case of pituitary adenoama enlarging in pregnancy)

1045-1110         Tea

1110-1140         Type 1 diabetes experience amongst registrars. Ana Pokrajac, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (this is a small project)

1140-1210            Hypoglycaemia in patients with diabetes, mortality and morbidity. Dr Simi Krishnan, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery

1210-1240            Managing osteoporosis: Should we prescribe bisphosphonates for all? Dr Scott Mackenzie, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (osteoporosis in a 25 year old lady with anorexia nervosa)

1240-1330 Lunch

Afternoon Session

1330-1420            Turner Syndrome, case presentation and an overview.

Presentation Dr Praveen Partha, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery

Expert: Dr Indi Banergee, Consultant paediatric Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospital University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.


1420-1500            Assay focus: thyroglobulin. Dr Michael France

1500-1520         Tea

1520-1545         Case presentation. Dr Kelly Sheer, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery.

1520-15           CETP Inhibitors, Current and Future Trials. Could we see a light at the end of the tunnel? Dr Vian Amber, Merck, Sharp & Dohme. Senior Medical Advisor, Medical Affairs Merck, Sharp & Dohme and Honorary Senior Lecturer/Consultant- Imperial College London/Hammersmith Hospital.

North West GIM Spr Training Day 15th March

Manchester Royal Infirmary Postgraduate Centre

Tuesday 15th March 2011

Chairman For The Day – Dr Vera Nina Gotz



9.00 –   9.30       Arrival & Registration

9.30 – 11.00        Law and Ethics, Dr M. Vernon, Uni. Hospital of South Manchester

11.00 – 11.30     Coffee

11.30 – 12.15      Interesting Cases on the Acute Medical Unit, Dr K. Jones, Royal Bolton Hospital.

12.15 –  1.00       Acute Hepatic Failure, Dr C.J. Shorrock, Blackpool Victoria Hospital

1.00 –  2.00        Lunch

2.00 –  2.45        Acute Cardiology on the MAU, Dr P. Lewis, Stepping Hill Hospital

2.45 –  3.30        Oncological Emergencies, Dr P. Haji-Michael, The Christie Hospital

3.30 –  3.45        Coffee

3.45 – 4.30         Acute Kidney Injury, Dr J Anderton, Chorley & South Ribble Hospital


North West Endocrine Society Meeting 10th May 2011

The North West Endocrine Society meeting will be taking place on 10th May 2011 at the Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, in Liverpool.

The format of the meeting will be similar to previous years with a buffet lunch at 12:30, followed by the meeting itself from 13:30 to 17:15. Full details of the program will be circulated shortly.

As before, the program will include interactive case-based/research presentations with panel discussion. We would therefore like you to submit abstracts for the meeting, which can be endocrine clinical case reports, basic or clinical research. Abstracts can be submitted electronically to Dr Adam Robinson. The abstract should not exceed 300 words and authors should indicate at the bottom of the abstract whether they wish their submission to be considered for poster only, oral presentation only, or both. The deadline for abstract submission is 18th March 2011.

The North West Endocrine Society Committee