FGF23: the kidney and bone connection

A new initiative between ECTS and the European Renal Association (ERA) Working Group on Chronic Kidney Disease and Mineral Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD), this joint workshop will review and discuss FGF23 and its role in mineral metabolism in renal and bone diseases.


Friday 6 May 2022
Messukeskus Siipi Conference Centre, Helsinki, Finlande

Workshop Chairs: Martine Cohen-Solal, Pablo Urena, Sandro Mazzaferro, Marc Vervloet, Per-Henrik Groop.

 How to participate

The ECTS-ICCBH Workshop will be held on 6 May 2022, during the Pre-Congress day of the ECTS 2022 Annual Congress in Helsinki.


  • € 150,00 for ECTS Members
  • € 200,00 for non Members
  • € 100,00 in combination with ECTS 2022 congress registration

Registration to the Pre-Congress day will give you access to all other sessions of the day, with the exception of the Open Fora.

Visit the Registration Page for more information.



Programme Overview

Full programme available here.

Session 1: FGF23 in kidney

14h00-14h20:  Register of kidney diseases in Finland

14h20-14h40:  FGF23 and Sclerostin in Calcifications and Mortality

14h40-15h00: When adaptive FGF23 becomes maldaptive in CKD

15h00-15h15: discussions

Session 2: FGF23 and bone

15h15-15h35: the role of FGF23/Klotho in bone

15h35-15h55:  Bone strength in early onset osteoporosis: Is FGF23 involved?

15h55 – 16h00: discussions