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14th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism 2021

21 nov 2021 a 23 nov 2021
Sydney, Australia


Regarding the 14th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICIEM 2021) to be held in Sydney, following the extraordinary circumstances related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and after thorough evaluation of the emergency situation globally, the ICIEM 2021 Organising Committee have decided to postpone the Congress from August 2021 to November 2021 and deliver a Hybrid Event to ensure full international participation.
The Congress will now be held from 21 - 23 November 2021, new venue to be announced soon! Some components of the Congress will be delivered at the physical venue in Sydney, but other components - including Sponsorship and Exhibition - will be hosted via a virtual platform with the potential to upgrade to physical opportunities pending international borders reopening.

Inherited disorders of glucose homeostasis (controversies in hypoglycaemia)

Scientific Organising Committee:

  • Indi Banerjee, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
  • Beth Jameson, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, St Marys Hospital
  • Jean-Marie Saudubray, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris
  • John Walter, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, St Marys Hospital

Target audience:

The target audience of this course involves paediatric and adult metabolic physicians and endocrinologists. Participants are expected to have prior knowledge about the field; practical experience with diagnosis treatment, and/or basic research is recommended.

Learning objectives:

The aims of this teaching course are:

  • To review normal mechanisms of glucose homeostasis.
  • To review genetic endocrine causes of glucose metabolism, particularly hyperinsulinism and hyperinsulinism-like hypoglycaemias.
  • To review inherited metabolic disorders predisposing to hypoglycaemia or hypoglycorrhachia.
  • To discuss the aetiology, investigation and management of unexplained hypoglycaemia, in particular ‘idiopathic ketotic hypoglycaemia’.
  • To agree on a practical approach to investigation and management.

The full course details and online registration can be accessed on our website:
Deadline for registering is 12th of August.

Course details:

Cecilia Kellquis, Recordati Rare Diseases foundation



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