Advances in Achondroplasia
Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel
21–22 April 2023
Thank you for attending our inaugural Advances in Achondroplasia conference!
Our Chair’s, Professors Mohamad Maghnie and Geert Mortier, have summarised their key highlights from the conference, which can be found here.
We were delighted to be joined by an outstanding international faculty, and we would like to thank them for their valuable contributions to the scientific programme.
Presentations from the conference are available for you to download by clicking on the relevant title in the table below.
Friday 21st April 2023
|Plenary 1: Recent Advances in Achondroplasia|
|Guidelines and Recommendations for Management||Julie Hoover-Fong|
|Early Experience of Vosoritide in Clinical Practice||Ekkehart Lausch
|Natural History vs Real World Data||Klaus Mohnike|
|Measuring Outcomes in Achondroplasia||Valérie Cormier-Daire and Marco Sessa|
|Decision-making as Part of the MDT||Melita Irving
|Plenary 2: New Data in Achondroplasia|
|New Targets and Developments in Achondroplasia||Julie Hoover-Fong|
|Therapies on the Horizon||Geert Mortier|
Saturday 22nd April 2023
|Developments in Achondroplasia: Following up Adults with Achondroplasia: Is it Necessary?|
|Considerations for the Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care in Achondroplasia||Melita Irving|
|Challenges and Obstacles to Achondroplasia Care After Childhood – Perspectives from a Large Patient Organisation||Florian Innig|
|Spinal Issues in Adolescents and Adults with Achondroplasia||Philip Kunkel|
|Why Should Adolescents and Adults with Achondroplasia have Access to MDT Follow-up?||Svein Fredwall|
|Plenary 3: Translating Clinical Progress into Improved Outcomes|
|Beyond Height: Key Outcomes in Achondroplasia Management||Melita Irving|
|Using Guidelines to Drive Improved Service||Stefano Mora (presented by Mohamad Maghnie)|
|The Patient’s Voice in Driving Change||Inês Alves|
Congratulations to our delegates who were selected to present their work during the New Data in Achondroplasia session! The oral abstract presentations were excellent, with useful and informative new data shared.
All the abstracts submitted for the conference were well-received by the Steering Committee and are available for download here.