Webinar Bone, Muscle & Beyond: Atypical femur fractures – genetic background and treatment dilemma’s
Date & Time: 21 July 2022, 4 pm CET
Featuring Prof Carola Zillikens
- 5 min welcome & introductions
- 35 min presentation
- 20 min Q&A
Followed by a Coffee Shop
Costs: Live webinar is free for ECTS members and non-members, but a registration is required. Recordings are accessible to ECTS members only.
Featuring Dr Carola Zillikens
Carola Zillikens, MD, PhD, is Professor and staff member at the Department of Internal Medicine, section Endocrinology, of Erasmus MC,
University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She founded and heads the Erasmus MC Bone Center, a multidisciplinary
expertise center for patients with common and rare disorders of calcium and bone metabolism. She is past President of the Dutch Society
for Calcium and Bone Metabolism and a past Board Member of ECTS (2015-2021) where she chaired the Professional Practice Committee. She is a member of the Steering committee of the European Reference Network for rare bone disorders, BOND since 2015. Her research topics concern the (genetic) background of unexplained familial osteoporosis, rare disorders of calcium, phosphate and bone metabolism, atypical femur fractures and the relation of osteoporosis with chronic diseases and mortality and the role of Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs) in this association. She is coordinating a Dutch national registry for chronic hypophosphatemia, including XLH. She has co-authored over 260 papers.