IGN / EUthyroid satellite meeting – Copenhagen

Posted by / 21/09/2016 / Categories: NEWS / 0 Comments


On Saturday 3rd September the 1st EUthyroid satellite meeting was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event was organised in cooperation with the Iodine Global Network of Western and Central Europe satellite meeting as a pre-conference event of the 39th annual meeting of the European Thyroid Association.

Over 50 people attended the event and were treated to presentations from EUthyroid consortium members on a range of topics under the theme of harmonisation of iodine nutrition in Europe to tackle the problem of iodine deficiency.

preset_biolution_1linecaptionJohn Lazarus, Iodine Global Network, CA; Betina H Thuesen, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, DK


• How we can cope with bias in iodine and thyroid research – Henry Volzke (University Medicine Greifswald, DE)
• What we can learn from birth cohorts – Robin Peeters (Erasmus Medical Center, NL)
• A model to secure a stable iodine concentration in milk – Lisbeth Dahl (The National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, NO)
• Dietary iodine supplements. Is it all in the mix? – Margaret Rayman (University of Surrey, UK)
• How useful is serum Tg as a biomarker for iodine deficiency in non-pregnant and pregnant individuals? – Michael Zimmermann (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH)
• Hungary – the iodine story – Endre Nagy (University of Debrecen, HU)



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