Academy symposium

Fatigue in chronic diseases

29 November 2016 from 10:00 to 16:30 hrs
Trippenhuis Building, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam
+31 20 551 0710
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This symposium will bring together world experts on the topic of fatigue in patients with chronic non-communicable diseases such as respiratory, cardiovascular and oncological disorders. 

It aims to advance ideas for best practices in the laboratory and clinic for tackling the origins and management of this very common and overlapping symptom in many chronic diseases, which affects patients’ quality of life and impacts their participation in society and work.


Panel discussion

The panel discussion will be moderated by:

  • Niels Chavannes, Professor of Primary Care Medicine, Strategic Chair of eHealth Applications in Disease Management, Head of Research at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center
  • Annemie Schols, Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism in Chronic Disease, Department of Pulmonology, Maastricht UMC+