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Programme

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This year's programme topics and speakers include:

  • Adolescent Rheumatology
    Expert speaker – Dr Janet McDonagh, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paedia Rheum, Division of Musculoskeletal and Dermatological Sciences, The University of Manchester
  • Neurology in Rheumatic Diseases
    Expert speaker – Dr Michael Zandi, Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Rare Diseases in Rheumatology
    Expert speaker – Professor Paul Wordsworth, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
  • Biologics in Inflammatory Arthritis
    Expert speaker – Professor Christopher Buckley, Professor of Rheumatology, MRC Centre for Immune Regulation at the University of Birmingham
  • The Challenge of Rare Autoimmune Diseases in 2018
    Dr Peter Lanyon, Consultant Rheumatologist at Nottingham University Hospitals



CPD credits

Our CPD is approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians. 

Up to 6 CPD credits per day will be available for attendees.

Thursday 20 September 2018
Time Session title Rooms / location Speaker(s)
08:45 - 10.00 Registration and refreshments              
09:00 - 09:45 Symposium session with Pfizer: Contemporary immunopathogenic concepts and therapeutics options in psoriatic arthritis

Prescribing Information for XELJANZ▼ (tofacitinib citrate) can be found on the eMC website. 
Abbey Professor Arthur Kavanaugh
Chair - Dr James Galloway
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and introduction  Mountbatten Kaushik Chaudhuri
10:15 - 11:15
Adolescent rheumatology Mountbatten Expert speaker - Dr Janet McDonagh
Convenor - Dr Daniel Fishman
11:15 – 11:45 Refreshment break, posters and exhibition Exhibition halls
11:45 – 12:45 Adolescent rheumatology contd. Mountbatten Expert speaker - Dr Janet McDonagh
Convenor - Dr Daniel Fishman
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch, posters and exhibition Exhibition halls
12:55 – 13:35 Innovation session with Janssen: Latest updates on real world experience in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis Abbey Dr Stephen Kelly
Consultant Rheumatologist
Barts Health NHS Trust
13:45 – 15:45 Neurology in Rheumatic Diseases Mountbatten Expert speaker - Dr Michael Zandi
Convenors - Dr Benjamin Schreiber and Dr Gerald Coakley
15:45 – 16:15 Refreshment break, posters and exhibition Exhibition halls
16:15 – 16:30 Update from BSR President  Mountbatten Dr Elizabeth Price
BSR President
16:30 – 17:15 Conference oration - The Challenge of Rare Autoimmune Diseases in 2018 Mountbatten Dr Peter Lanyon
Consultant Rheumatologist
17:15 – 17:45 Quiz Mountbatten
17:45 – 18:45 Drinks reception Exhibition Hall
Friday 21 September 2018
Time Session title Rooms / location Speaker(s)
08:30 - 09.30 Innovation session with Sobi: Adult Onset Still's disease - an update and complex patient cases                   Abbey Dr Sinisa Savic and Dr Frances Hall 
09:15 - 09:45 Registration and refreshments

09:45 – 10:00 Welcome and summary of day one  Mountbatten Dr Kaushik Chaudhuri
10:00 - 11:15
Rare diseases in rheumatology Mountbatten Expert speaker - Prof Paul Wordsworth
Convenor - Dr Richard Smith
11:15 – 11:45 Refreshment break, posters and exhibition Exhibition halls
11:45 – 12:30 Rare diseases in rheumatology contd. Mountbatten Expert speaker - Prof Paul Wordsworth
Convenor - Dr Richard Smith
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, posters and exhibition Exhibition halls
12:40 – 13:20 Symposium session with Lilly: Managing the complexity of Psoriatic Arthritis: case study discussion 

Prescribing information for Taltz (Ixekizumab) can be found on the eMC website.
Abbey Prof Bruce Kirkham, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust & prof Mark Goodfield, Consultant Dermatologist, Leeds
13:30 – 15:30 Biologics in inflammatory arthritis Mountbatten Expert speaker - Prof Christopher Buckley
Convenors - Dr Rachel Jeffery and Dr Iona Thorne
15:30 – 16:00 Prizes awarded: Best delegate oral
and poster presentations
Mountbatten Dr Kaushik Chaudhuri
BSR Education Committee Chair
16:00 Close of conference



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