IGN / EUthyroid Satellite Meeting – Copenhagen

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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.

John Lazarus, Iodine Global Network, CA; Betina H Thuesen, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, DK © biolution GmbH

John Lazarus, Iodine Global Network, CA; Betina H Thuesen, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, DK © biolution GmbH

How we can cope with bias in iodine and thyroid research
Henry Volzke (Germany)

What we can learn from birth cohorts
Robin Peeters (The Netherlands)

A model to secure a stable iodine concentration in milk
Lisbeth Dahl (Norway)

Dietary iodine supplements. Is it all in the mix?
Margaret Rayman (UK)

How useful is serum Tg as a biomarker for iodine deficiency in non-pregnant and pregnant individuals?
Michael Zimmermann (Switzerland)

Hungary – the iodine story
Endre Nagy (Hungary)