16-17th May 2014 – Newcastle Thyroid Eye Disease Meeting

A unique event bringing together leading European and British experts on Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) and providing an opportunity for patients with TED, their families and carers, members of the public and pupils to meet European and UK experts to find out about the latest advances and together be involved in discussions about the priorities of future research into TED. Dr Petros Perros at the IGM was involved with this meeting, which was a joint venture between the European Group on Graves’ Orbitopathy (EUGOGO) and the Thyroid Eye Disease Amsterdam Declaration Implementation Group UK (TEAMeD UK).

The event included sessions designed specifically for year 11-13 students interested in career in Biomedicine, for patients, families and carers as well as members of the public with interest in the thyroid disease and for trainees and research scientists wanting to learn more about the disease and its management.

The programme of the meeting can be found here: http://www.btf-thyroid.org/index.php/campaigns/thyroid-eye-disease/newcastle-thyroid-eye-disease-meeting