A unique collaboration between the International Congress on Children’s Bone Health (ICCBH) and the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS).  The workshop will discuss “Pathophysiology, Manifestations and Treatment, from Childhood to Adulthood” in rare bone diseases.  The programme will have a specific focus on skeletal dysplasias.

Do you have an interesting case or research project in the field?  Submit an abstract to ECTS 2019 main programme and get the chance to be included in the Workshop Programme.

A separate registration form from the ECTS 2019 Main Programme is possible.  Visit the Registration Page for more information.


Friday 10 May 2019
Budapest Congress Center, Budapest, Hungary

Workshop Chairs:  Carola Zillikens, ECTS Co-Chair (Rotterdam, The Netherlands); Nick Bishop, ICCBH Co-Chair (Sheffield, United Kingdom), Outi Mäkitie, ECTS Co-Chair (Helsinki, Finland)

11:30 – 12:00

The spectrum of skeletal dysplasias and diagnostic challenges
Speaker: Uwe Kornak, Berlin, Germany

12:00 – 12:30

Model systems of skeletal fragility
Speaker: Antonella Forlino, Pavia, Italy

12:30 – 13:00

Emerging new treatments for skeletal dysplasia
Speaker: Melita Irving, London, United Kingdom

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 – 14:30

Multidisciplinary management of patients with rare bone diseases
Speaker: Klaus Mohnike, Germany

14:30 – 15:00

Rare bone diseases – Transition from paediatric to adult care
Speaker: Martine Cohen-Solal, Paris, France

15:00 – 15:40

Patient Organisations

15:40 – 15:50

Mice lacking Plastin-3 display a specific defect of cortical bone acquisition
Speaker: Timur Yorgan, Hamburg, Germany

15:50 – 16:00

A novel LRP4 mutation in a middle-aged woman with widely distributed osteosclerosis
Speaker: Yiming Feng, Beijing, China