9th I-DSD Symposium 2022

14-16th July 2022, Bern, Switzerland, University Hospital Bern.

9th I-DSD Symposium Programme

I-DSD Training Workshop- Thursday July 14th 2022 (09:00 -12:30)
Choice of 3 workshops out of 4 lasting 45 mins each

The I-DSD/I-CAH/I-TS registries Angela Lucas-Herald/Salma Ali Glasgow, UKBioinformatic analysis   Amit Pandey Bern, Switzerland  Communication with a new parent or patient Amy Wisniewski Oklahoma City, USA  Interpretation of endocrine tests Tülay Güran Istanbul, Turkey

Lunch for workshop – 12:00 – 12:30

Symposium Day 1 (Thursday, July 14th 2022) [University Hospital Bern]
Registration & Coffee from 11:30
13:00: Opening
Session 1 – Setting the Scene (13:00-13:35) Chair: Anna Nordenström
13:00 – 13:05 Christa Flück, Bern, Switzerland
13:05 – 13:20 Patients’ experiences in Switzerland
13:20 – 13:35 Patient support & advocacy – Arlene Smyth, Turner Syndrome International
Session 2 – International Collaboration (13:40-14:15) Chair: Faisal Ahmed
13:40 – 13:45 Endo-ERN – Olaf Hiort, Lübeck Germany
13:45 – 13:50 ESPE DSD working group – Tülay Güran, Istanbul, Turkey
13:50 – 13:55 APEG DSD Working Group – Michelle O’Connell, Melbourne, Australia
13:55 – 14:00 PES DSD Working Group – Courtney Finlayson, Chicago, USA
14:00 –14:05 I-DSD/CAH – Christa Flück, Bern, Switzerland
14:05 –14:15 Discussion
Oral Communications 1 (OC1) (14:20-15:30)
Break 15:30 – 16:00
Session 3 – Reaching A Genetic Diagnosis In The Era Of NGS (16:00-17:30) Chairs: TBC
16:00 – 16:25 The clinical approach – Ruth McGowan, Glasgow, UK
16:25 – 16:50 Advances in insilico analysis – Katie Ayers, Melbourne, Australia
16:50 – 17:15 Functional analysis – Anu Bashamboo, Paris, France
17:15 – 17:30 Discussion
Free Evening
Symposium Day 2 (Friday, July 15th 2022)
Session 4 –Adrenal & Gonadal Development  (08:15-09:45) Chairs: TBC
08:15 – 08:40 Mouse models for DSD –Serge Nef, Geneva, Switzerland
08:40 – 09:05 Novel therapeutic models for adrenal disorders– Leo Guasti, London, UK
09:05 – 09:30 Novel models of the gonads – Anna Lauber-Biason, Fribourg, Switzerland
09:30 – 09:45 Discussion
Oral communications 2 (OC2) (09:45:-11:00)  
Coffee Break 11:00 – 11-30 
Session 5 – Hypospadias – a disorder of sex development or not (11:30 – 13:00) Chairs: TBC
11:30 – 11:50 Acquired or genetic   – Jorma Toppari, Turku, Finland
11:50 – 12:10 The views of an endocrinologist – Sabine Hannema, Amsterdam, Netherlands 12:10 – 12:30 The views of a psychologist – Norma Ruppen, Zurich, Switzerland
12:30 – 12:50 The views of a surgeon – Emilie Johnson, Chicago, USA
12:50 – 13:00 Round table
Lunch 13:00 – 14:00  
Session 6 – Debate (14:00 – 15:15)This house believes that clinical psychology care should be provided proactively in every case of atypical genitalia’ Chairs: TBC
14:00 – 14:05 Introduction and poll – Faisal Ahmed, Glasgow, UK
14:05 – 14:25 For – Vickie Pasterski, Cambridge, UK
14:25 – 14:45 Against – David Sandberg, Ann Arbor, USA
14:45 – 15:15 Discussion & poll
 Coffee and Posters 15:15– (Ground floor)
15:30 – 17:30 Guided poster rounds
19:30 – Social Evening
Symposium Day 3 (Saturday July 16th 2022)
Session 7 – Endocrine aspects at transition & beyond (09.00 – 10.45) Chairs: TBC
09.00 – 09.25 Importance of transition for long term care – Philippe Touraine, Paris, France 09.25 – 09.45 Gonadotrophin therapy – Julia Rohayem, Munster, Germany
09.45 – 10.10 Assisted conception in Klinefelters – Claus Gravholt, Aarhus
10.10 – 10.35 Long-term psychosocial outcome – Baudewijntje Kreukels, Amsterdam, Netherlands
10.35 – 10.45 Discussion
Coffee Break 10.45 – 11.15
Session 8 – Future Directions (11:15 – 13:15) Chairs: TBC
11.15 – 11.40 Incorporating DSD concepts in the undergraduate curriculum – Ina Amarillo, St Louis, USA
11.40 – 12:05 The role of patient organisations in influencing care and research –  Johan de Graaf, Netherlands
12:05 – 12.30 Incorporating the ethical dimension into clinical practice – Jürg Streuli, Zurich, Switzerland
12:30 – 12:55 Benchmarking of care in DSD & CAH – Justin Davies, Southampton, UK
12:55 – 13:15 Discussion
13.15 – Close (Faisal Ahmed)
Optional Small Group Networking Breakout With Packed Lunch 13:15-14.30