INVITATION


Dear Colleagues,



The 6th Lysosomal Disorders Congress with International Participation will take place in Antalya, Turkey on April 11-15th, 2018 and will allow specialists of various disciplines to discuss innovations in the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of lysosomal diseases. It will also provide a unique opportunity to exchange ideas.



We strongly believe that oral and poster presentations will contribute to the academic background. Simultaneous translation will be provided in English and Turkish. The top three-ranking oral presentations and the best poster will be offered awards. We look forward to seeing you on April 11-15th, 2018...




Prof. Dr. Leyla Tümer
Congress President






COMMITTEES

CONGRESS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Honorary Presidents

  • Dr. Alev Hasanoğlu
  • Dr. Turgay Coşkun

President

  • Dr. Leyla Tümer

Scientific Secretariat

  • Dr. Fatih S. Ezgü
  • Dr. İlyas Okur

Members

  • Dr. Gürsel Biberoğlu
  • Dr. Aslı İnci

SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC NUTRITION AND METABOLISM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President

  • Dr. Turgay Coşkun

Members

  • Dr. Mahmut Çoker
  • Dr. Gülden Gökçay
  • Dr. Mehmet Gündüz
  • Dr. Neslihan Önenli Mungan
  • Dr. Hatice Serap Sivri
  • Dr. Leyla Tümer

MAIN TOPICS


  • In Lysosomal Diseases;
  • Clinical Research Methods
  • New Pathophysiological Mechanisms
  • Gene Treatments
  • Immunological Mechanisms and Autophagy
  • Current Situation in Treatment Cases
  • Newborn Screening


SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM


12 APRIL 2018, THURSDAY

PROGRAM AND EVENTS
08.30 - 10.00 OPENING CEREMONY
Prof. Dr. Alev Hasanoğlu Lectures
10.00 - 10.40 Chairs: Dr. Turgay Coşkun, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. Leyla Tümer, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

Pathophysiology of Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Dr. Fritz A. Wijburg, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10.40 - 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS PANEL
11.00 - 12.30 Chair: Dr. Serap Sivri, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Respiratory System Involvement in Mucopolysaccharidoses
Dr. Deniz Doğru Ersöz, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Radiology of Mucopolysaccharidoses: Dysostosis Multiplex
Dr. Mithat Haliloğlu, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Infusion reactions in ERT: rate-limiting step
Dr. Özge Uysal Soyer, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH
13.30 - 14.10 Chairs: Dr. Fatih Ezgü, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. Sema Kalkan Uçar, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Oral chaperone for the Treatment of Fabry disease: Efficacy and Safety
Dr. Dominique P. Germain, University of Versailles, Montigny, France
14.10 - 14.50 Chairs: Dr. Gülden Gökçay, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
             Dr. Ülker Koçak, Gazi Univeristy, Ankara, Turkey

Bone Marrow Transplantation in Lysosomal Diseases
Dr. Mehmet Akif Yeşilipek, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
14.50 - 15.50 Selected Presentations -1
15.50 - 16.10 COFFEE BREAK
16.10 - 16.50 Chairs:Dr. Selda Bülbül, Kırıkkale University, Kırıkkale, Turkey
             Dr. Ali Dursun, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Gene therapy for Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Focus on MLD and MPS I
Dr. Francesca Fumagalli, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
16.50 - 17.30 Chairs: Dr. Meral Topcu, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. Mahmut Çoker, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Early Diagnosis in the Management of Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Type 2 (CLN2)
Dr. Nicola Specchio, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy
17.30 - 18.30 Selected Presentations -2
20.30 - 21.30 Seminar: Medicine and Mythology / Dr. Yasemin Yalım

13 APRIL 2018, FRIDAY

PROGRAM AND EVENTS
08.30 - 09.10 Chairs: Dr. Ferda Özkınay, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
             Dr. Yasemin Erten, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
X-Inactivation in Females
Dr. Dominique P. Germain, University of Versailles, Montigny, France
09.10 - 10.10 Selected Presentations -3
10.10 - 10.30 COFFEE BREAK
10.30 - 11.15 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
Chair: Prof. Dr. Serap Sivri,
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Treatment Of Gaucher Disease:The Past, The Present, The Future
Dr. Sema Kalkan Uçar, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
Christine Mary White, Chairman of the National Gaucher Foundation, Canada
Emma Casey Rooney, National Gaucher Foundation, Canada
11.15 - 12.00 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
Chairs: Dr. Gülden Gökçay,
Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
             Dr. Leyla Tümer, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Replace It with Technology: Taliglucerase Alfa From Clinical Trials to Real Life
“Ten years experience with taliglucerase alfa as ERT for patients with Gaucher disease: from clinical trials to "real” life”

Dr. Ari Zimran, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
12.00 - 13.00 LUNCH
13.00 - 13.40 Chairs: Dr. Mustafa Kendirci, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
             Dr. Çiğdem Aktuğlu Zeybek, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Treatment Experience in Infantile Pompe Disease
Dr. Neslihan Önenli Mungan, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
13.40 - 14.20 Chairs: Dr. Halil İbrahim Aydın, Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. F. Tuba Eminoğlu, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Abnormal GM2 accumulation alters the function of the autophagic pathway in early-onset Tay-Sachs disease mouse model
Dr. Volkan Seyrantepe, İzmir Instıtute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
14.20 - 15.20 Selected Presentations -4
15.20 - 15.40 COFFEE BREAK
Rational Treatment in Lysosomal Diseases
Chairs: Dr. Ali Tümer, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. Fatih Ezgü, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
15.40 - 16.00 Biological Drugs and Biosimilar Concept
Dr. Alper Bektaş İskit, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
16.10 - 16.40 Legal Aspects of Access to Treatment in Rare Disorders
Dr. Aslıhan Öztezel, İstanbul Aydın University, Istanbul, Turkey
16.40 - 17.10 Rational drug use with case presentations
Dr. İlyas Okur, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
17.10 - 18.00 Selected Presentations -5

14 APRIL 2018, SATURDAY

PROGRAM AND EVENTS
In Memory of Prof.Dr. Sultan Aydoğdu
Chairs: Dr. Alev Hasanoğlu, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
             Dr. Turgay Coşkun, Hacettepe Univeristy, Ankara, Turkey
09.00 - 09.40 Oral Therapies for Gaucher Disease
Dr. Ari Zimran, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
09.40 - 10.40 Prof. Dr. Sultan Aydoğdu Investigator Award Ceremony
10.40 - 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 - 11.45 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
Chairs: Dr. Mahmut Çoker,
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
             Dr. Neslihan Önenli Mungan, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Put Yourselves in Patients’ Shoes: A Gaucher Patient’s Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment

Dr. Deniz Kör, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
Dr. Ebru Canda, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
11.45 - 12.30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Dr. Fatih Ezgü, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

Rethink Fabry: Good Practises and FOS outcomes of prompt ERT initiation for pediatric versus adult patients
Dr. Guillem Pintos Morell, Rare Disease Center, University Hospital Vall D'Hebron, Barcelona
12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH
Lysosomal Diseases in Middle East
Chairs: Dr. Beyhan Tüysüz, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
             Dr. Mustafa Kılıç, Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
13.30 - 14.00 Lysosomal Storage Disorders with Prominent Liver Involvement
Dr. Moeen Al-Sayed,King Faisal Hospital, Riyadh, KSA
14.00 - 14.30 Lysosomal Storage Diseases in Qatar
Dr. Tawfeg Ben-Omran, Hamad General Corporation, Qatar
14.30 - 15.00 Lysosomal Storage Diseases in Kuwait
Dr.Nawal Makhseed, Al-Jahra Hospital, Ministry of Health, Al-Jahra City, Kuwait
15.00 - 15.30 Lysosomal Storage Diseases in Jordan
Dr.Momen Alakil, Quenn Rania Children Hospital, Jordanian Royal Medical Service, Amman, Jordan
15.30 - 15.50 COFFE BREAK
Chairs: Dr. Gülden Gökçay, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
             Dr. Buket Dalgıç, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
15.50 - 16.20 ERT Efficacy and Safety in Early Onset LAL Deficiency
Dr. Fatih Ezgü, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
16.20 - 16.50 ERT Efficacy and Safety in Late Onset LAL Deficiency
Dr. Mahmut Çoker, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16.50 - 17.30 Case Presentations
Dr. Gülden Gökçay, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Mehmet Gündüz, Ankara Children's Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
17.30 - 18.30 Poster Presentationsı
Dr. Nursel Elçioğlu, Marmara Univresity, Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Hasan Önal, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Fatih Kardaş, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
Dr. Çiğdem Kasapkara, Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Özlem Ünal, Ankara Children's Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Aynur Küçükcongar,Ankara Children's Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Mehmet Cihan Balcı, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Gonca Kılıç Yıldırım, Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey
20.30 - 21.00 Best Presentations Award Ceremony

15 APRIL 2018, SUNDAY

PROGRAM AND EVENTS
09.00 - 09.40 Chairs: Dr. Mustafa Kendirci, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
             Dr. Ayşe Serdaroğlu, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

Hidden Niemann-Pick Type C Patient
Dr. Carlo Dionisi-Vici, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy
09.40 - 10.20 Chairs: Dr.Neslihan Önenli Mungan, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
             Dr. Halil Sağlam, Uludağ University, Bursa, Turkey

Eye Involvement in Cystinosis
Dr. Omar Fakhoury, St. George Hospital Unviersity Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
10.20 - 10.40 COFFEE BREAK
10.40 - 11.20 Chairs: Dr. Ercan Mıhçı, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
             Dr. Mehmet Gündüz, Ankara Children's Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Lysosomal Diseases with Atypical Findings
Dr. Nesrin Karabul, Medical Center for Rare Metabolic and Endocrinological Diseases, Frankfurt, German
11.20 - 11.30 CLOSING CEREMONY




ABSTRACTS


All abstracts should be submitted electronically via the abstractModule submission system. The abstracts not submitted via the abstract system but via e-mail and regular post shall not be accepted. The abstracts submitted online shall be published without any correction; therefore the authors should be careful about spelling mistakes.


Deadline for Abstract Submission: February 26, 2018


Guidelines for Submission

  1. The abstracts shall be submitted only via the online abstract system.
  2. Names of the authors should not include their academic titles.
  3. The names should be written with only the first letter in capital and the rest in small letters and without abbreviation.
  4. Name and address of the institution, in which the author is employed, should be stated.
  5. Only the first letter of the abstract title should be in capital letters. (Abbreviations excluded.)
  6. In case abbreviation is used in the abstract, the abbreviation should be explained in parenthesis.
  7. The purpose of the paper and the methods applied should be explained in brief, the findings should be summarized together with sufficient statistical details and the conclusion should be stated within the framework of the findings presented.
  8. Abstract should be organized in a way to include the titles of objective, materials and methods, results and conclusions.
  9. The abstract length should not exceed 300 words excluding the abstract title, name and surname of the author.

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All abstracts and proceedings will be blind reviewed by the Scientific Committee. In order to have an accepted abstract being programmed by the scientific committee, congress registration for the presenting author is compulsory. An acceptance letter concerning the abstract evaluation result will be e-mailed to the author.






GENERAL INFORMATION


Congress Venue

The 6th Lysosomal Disorders Congress will take place at Rixos Premium Belek Hotel


Date

April 11 – 15, 2018


Exhibition

Please contact the event organizer, SymCon Tourism


Letter Of Invitation

Letters of invitations are sent upon request in case required by the attendee’s institution. It should be noted that the letter of invitation does not cover the registration fee and other expenses.


Credits

Congress credits are assigned by the Credit Committee of the Turkish Medical Association.


Submission Of Papers

Papers will be accepted in poster format. The posters must be mailed in electronic format using the AbstractModule System.


Official Language

Official language is Turkish. Simultaneously translation will be provided at the plenary sessions.


Registration

Congress opening is on Thursday, April 11th at the Congress Center. Attendees who have registered earlier and sent their attendance forms may pick their congress bag and materials at the registration desk.


Badges

For smooth and secure functioning of congress activities, all members and their companions are required to wear badges during all congress program and events.


Certificate Of Attendance

All attendees registered for the congress are awarded a certificate of attendance.







SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT

   Dr. Fatih EZGÜ    Dr. İlyas OKUR
   Gazi University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Health and Diseases, Nutrition and Metabolism Program Gazi Hospital, 10. Floor, Beşevler / ANKARA, TURKEY
   +90 312 202 42 88
   fezgu@gazi.edu.tr
   iokur@gazi.edu.tr

CONGRESS ORGANISER

   Symcon Turizm İnş ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.
   Atatürk Mah. Vatan Cad. Keskin İş Merkezi No:22/3 Ataşehir - 34758 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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   info@lizozomal2018.org
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