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58th Annual ESPE

Vienna, Austria
19 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019

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The theme of this year’s meeting is Variety and Variation in Paediatric Endocrinology. Join us in Vienna to explore the diversity we encounter in our discipline and the care that we have to exercise when using the term “normality”. Whilst gaining an update on the latest treatments, clinical best practice and cutting edge research in the field of paediatric endocrinology.

Plenary Lectures

HPG -Nutrition and the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis

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Nutrition and the Reproductive Axis: Implications for the Control of Puberty

Tena-Sempere Manuel

Puberty is under the precise control of sophisticated regulatory networks, which integrate a large number of endogenous and environmental signals, including metabolic and nutritional cues. Thus, puberty onset is tightly bound to the state of body energy reserves, and deregulation of energy/metabolic homeostasis is often associated with alterations in the timing of puberty. However, despite recent progress in the field, our knowledge of the specific signals and central molecula...