This conference is organized by the International Dupuytren Society in cooperation with the Dupuytren Research Group and the University Medical Center Leuven, Belgium. The conference will include academic research presentations and panel discussions regarding Dupuytren disease and related conditions. The goal of this conference is raising awareness regarding Dupuytren disease, sharing new concepts and ideas, and promoting cooperative efforts to work for a better treatment and, finally, a cure.

The next International Dupuytren Conference is planned as face to face meeting on

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May, 2025

Brussels, Belgium

The conference is targeted as a gathering of researchers and clinicians with a wide spectrum of interests: cell biology, genomics, surgery, pharmacotherapy, radiotherapy, biomechanics, therapy, as they relate to Dupuytren disease and related conditions.

This Dupuytren conference is part of a series of international conferences that started in 2010 in Miami, Florida, followed by conferences in 2015 in Groningen, The Netherlands, and 2021 (virtual, due to Covid) in Oxford, UK (Conference History). Results of those conferences have been published in Charles Eaton, Heinrich Seegenschmiedt, Ardheshir Bayat, Giulio Gabbiani, Paul Werker, and Wolfgang Wach (Eds.) “Dupuytren’s Disease and Related Hyperproliferative Disorders” Springer, 2012 ebook, and in Paul Werker, Joseph Dias, Charles Eaton, Bert Reichert, Wolfgang Wach (eds) “Dupuytren Disease and Related Diseases – The Cutting Edge”, Springer 2016, http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319321974. Presentations and discussions of the Oxford conference are available as videos on https://dupuytrensymposium.org/oxford-2021/.

Supporting organizations for the Brussels conference

Belgian Hand Group
Belgian Hand Therapists

Dupuytren Research Group