Webinar 1 - Rickets from a different perspective

Webinar 1 Video: Rickets from a different perspective

Dr Abdelhadi Habeb (Madinah, Saudi Arabia)

Date: Tuesday 6 July 2021


  • Introduction – Professor Rasha Hamza (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
  • Genetic Rickets - Professor Agnes Linglart (Paris, France)
  • Nutritional Rickets – Professor Zulf Mughal (Manchester, UK)
  • Joint Q&A session for both talks
  • Close of Webinar – Professor Rasha Hamza (Abu Dhabi, UAE)


Agnès Linglart

Agnès Linglart is a Professor of Paediatrics at the Bicêtre Paris Saclay University and Hospital in Paris, France. She has been the national coordinator of the Centre of Reference for Rare Disorders of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism since 2007 and of the network for rare bone diseases OSCAR. She is also involved in teaching activities in pediatrics and endocrinology; since 2017 she has been vice-dean for the Department of International Affairs of the Paris Saclay faculty of medicine. She is also involved as chair of the Strategic and Finance committee of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE).

Professor Linglart attended the University of Paris Medical School, going on to complete a PhD in Biology and PhD at Paris Descartes University, Paris, France. From 2003 to 2005, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Endocrine Unit of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, before working as a senior research scientist and a pediatric endocrinologist in Bicêtre Paris Sud Hospital, Paris, France. Professor Linglart's area of interest is pediatric endocrinology, with a particular focus on rare diseases affecting bone metabolism, calcium and phosphate homeostasis.

Zulf Mughal

Professor Zulf Mughal graduated in medicine from the University of Liverpool, UK, in 1978.  He received postgraduate training in Paediatrics at hospitals in Manchester, Liverpool, in the UK and in Cincinnati, USA. He was appointed a Consultant Pediatrician in1988. He is currently employed as a Consultant in Paediatric Bone Diseases at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. He has extensive experience in management of childhood bone & mineral disorders. Professor Mughal has published >180 peer reviewed scientific papers, invited reviews and book chapters. Professor Mughal was awarded the Charles Slemenda Award at the 7th  International Conference on Children's Bone Health in Salzburg, Austria in June 2015 in recognition for his contribution to Paediatric Bone Research. In June 2021, Professor Mughal was awarded the Dent award by the Bone Research Society.

This ESPE Connect Webinar was kindly supported by