Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Save This Event

Event Saved

9th International Workshop on AKU

AKU Society

Thursday, 15 October 2015 from 09:00 to 17:30 (CEST)

9th International Workshop on AKU

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Conference Only
For attendees who do not wish to join the dinner.
Ended Free  
Conference + Dinner
Dinner will be charged to your room bill
Ended Free  

Share 9th International Workshop on AKU

Event Details

The 9th International Workshop on AKU is a dedicated conference presenting the latest research for AKU (alkaptonuria). Organised by the AKU Society and DevelopAKUre, you will hear from some of the world leading research teams for this rare disease.

Rooms should be booked by the attendee and are available from the Hotel Phoenix ( If you choose to join us for dinner, please note that the cost of dinner will be charged to your room bill. If you wish to join the dinner but are not staying at the hotel, please contact us.


Agenda for the day:

09.00-09.30 Welcome to the 9th International Workshop on AKU
Morten Karsdal, Nordic Bioscience, Denmark

09.30-10.00 “Biomarkers in AKU”
Dr Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen, Nordic Bioscience, Denmark

10.00-10.30 “Biomarkers of cartilage”
Dr Patrik Önnerfjord, Lunds University, Denmark

10.30-11.00 “Metabolomic observations in AKU” 
Dr Anna Milan, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK

11.00-11.30 Refreshments / Poster Session

11.30-12.00 “Chronic joint pain – Understanding central pain mechanisms” 
Dr Kristian Kjær Petersen, Aalborg University, Denmark

12.00-12.30 “Genomics and metabolomics in osteoarthritis and joint pain

12.30-13.00 “Quantitative assessment of disease progression in AKU”
Leah Taylor, University of Liverpool, UK

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30 “Cardiac manifestations in AKU” 
Dr Wendy Introne, National Institutes of Health, USA

14.30-15.00 “Update on the AKU animal model”
TBC, University of Liverpool, UK

15.00-15.30 “TBC - rheumatology” 

15.30-16.00 “TBC – AKU diet”

16.00-16.30 Refreshments / Poster Session

16.30-17.15 Open forum: “How can DevelopAKUre inform AKU research?”

17.15-17.30 Concluding remarks / Close of meeting
Dr Nicolas Sireau, AKU Society, UK

19.30-22.00 Conference Dinner at Hotel Phoenix 
[The cost of individual dinners will be charged to your room bill]

Do you have questions about 9th International Workshop on AKU? Contact AKU Society

When & Where

Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen
37 Bredgade
1260 København K

Thursday, 15 October 2015 from 09:00 to 17:30 (CEST)

  Add to my calendar


AKU Society

The AKU Society is the UK patient organisation for patients diagnosed with alkaptonuria (AKU). Find out more at:

  Contact the Organiser

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.