EGS GalNet Meeting 2022

We had our life 2022 EGS GalNet Meeting from 11-13 November in the Ramada Airport hotel in Amsterdam.
It was great to see each other again after 2 years of online and hybrid meetings in 2020 and 2021.

Please find below some pictures and the program of the inspiring an knowledge sharing day.

Prof. Dr. Annet Bosch


Morning Program :

Moderators :
Dr. Danijela Petković Ramadža, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Prof. Gerry Berry,
 Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and opening  Jeroen van Bruggen, Chair GVN , The Netherlands
Jeroen van Kempen, Chair EGS, Son, The Netherlands

Prof. Estela  Rubio-Gozalbo, Chair GalNet, MUMC+ Maastricht, The Netherlands

10:30 – 11:15 Gene therapies: promises and challenges Prof. Gerard Berry, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA

Prof. Wayne Grody, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA

11:15 – 11:30 Roads to availability of new treatments Prof. Annet Bosch, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Afternoon program :

Dr. Elaine Murphy, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK
Prof. Eileen Treacy, National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Dublin, Ireland

13:30 – 14:15 Fertility in CG:  insights in potential pathomechanisms Prof. Kent Lai, University of Utah, School of Medicine, USA
14:15 – 14:45 Omics in CG Prof. Annet Bosch, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. Rubio-Gozalbo, MUMC+ Maastricht, The Netherlands
14:45 – 15:45 GalNet Work session

Brainstorm with members present

14:45  – 15:45 EGS session
Discussion with EGS members present


Louise Robertson, Dietician for the Galactosemia Support Group, United Kingdom
15:45 – 16:15 GalNet / EGS session Karen ‘t Hooft, chair medical committee GVN

Maaike van Kempen

16:30 – 17:30 Research collaborations meetings  
16:30 – 17:00 Breakout session
Transcranial stimulation
Britt Derks, PhD galactosemia MUMC+ Maastricht, The Netherlands

Dr. Bianca Panis, paediatrician and child neurologist, fellow metabolic diseases MUMC+ Maastricht, The Netherlands

17:00 – 17:30 Breakout session : QoL
Merel Hermans, PhD galactosemia, Amsterdam UMC,  the Netherlands
17:30 – 18:00 Set date for meeting next year and closure Jeroen van Kempen & Prof. Estela Rubio-Gozalbo