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Sunday, September 23 


 8:30 – 9:30 Plenary lecture

The fascinating osteocyte

Chairmen: Susan Ott & Marie-Helene Lafage-Proust

Susan C Schiavi, USA

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break

10:00 12:00 Bone and vasculature - Basic science session

Chairmen: Cathy Shanahan & Tally Naveh-Many

David A Bushinsky, USA
Acidosis and intracellular calcium in osteoblasts

Cyrille B Confavreux, France
Bone remodelling and energy metabolism

Rukshana Shroff, UK
Mechanisms of vascular calcification in CKD

Marie-Helene Lafage-Proust, France
Bone vascularisation in health and disease

10:00 – 12:00  Cardiovascular complications & CKD-MBD - Clinical science session

Chairmen: Gérard M London & Markus Ketteler

Gérard M London, France
How to best detect early vascular changes in CKD

Antonio Bellasi, Italy
Imaging of cardiovascular calcifications in CKD-MBD

Myles Wolf, USA
FGF23, regulation and function in CKD-MBD

Mariano Rodriguez, Spain  
Mechanisms of drug resistance in sHPT

12:15 – 13:15 Exhibition & lunch

13:15 – 14:45 Poster sessions and coffee break

14:45 – 16:45  Vascular calcifications in CKD-MBD - Translational session

Chairmen: Klaus Olgaard & Orson W Moe

Charles W O'Neill, USA
Pyrophosphate and vascular calcifications

Jürgen Floege, Germany
Vitamin K and vascular calcifications in CKD-MBD

Sharon M Moe, USA
Calcium balance and vascular calcification in CKD-MBD

Markus Ketteler, Germany
Reversibility of calcifications in CKD-MBD

16:45 – 17:00 Close of meeting

Chairmen: Klaus Olgaard and Tilman Drüeke


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