About this event

  • Date and time Thu 29 Nov 2018 from 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Update your knowledge of pathophysiology and new treatments for conditions associated with the mast cell, as well as review current best practice in the management of allergic disorders.

Expert-led lectures will leave clinicians with an advanced understanding of disorders associated with the mast cell and allergic reactions, and provide cutting edge information on the pathophysiology, and outline new trends in the management of these diseases.

The Webster Memorial Lecture will specifically cover rare and chronic disorders associated with immune system deficiencies.

Gaining up-to-date knowledge in these areas will enable clinicians to provide the best care for their patients.

This meeting will be particularly beneficial to immunologists, allergists, dermatologists and rheumatologists.

topics include:
- Update on prevalence, epidemiology and socio-economic burden of diseases associated with mast cell disorders
- New concepts in the underlying pathogenesis of allergic reactions
- Awareness of tools that are available for the diagnosis of mast cell disorders, as well as assessment of effect on quality of life and disease severity
- Review the latest evidence that supports current approaches to management of mast cell disorders
- Update on new licensed treatments and future targets for novel therapies

Key speakers

Dr Chris Rutkowski

Consultant Allergist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London

Professor Gideon Lack

Consultant Paediatric Allergist at St Thomas' Hospital in London

Dr Matthew Buckland

Consultant immunologist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Tabi Leslie

Consultant Adult & Paediatric Dermatologist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and President of the Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Dr David Orton

Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital London NHS Trust

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Tabi Leslie, President, Consultant Adult & Paediatric Dermatologist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Food allergy

Professor Gideon Lack, Consultant Paediatric Allergist at St Thomas' Hospital in London

Drug hypersensitivity
Contact allergy - regulation, education, labelling and avoidance of identified allergens

Dr David Orton, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Free Hospital London NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch
Urticaria and angiodema

Dr Tabi Leslie

Atopic dermatitis
Mast cell diseases

Dr Chris Rutkowski, Consultant Allergist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Webster memorial lecture: Primary immunodeficiencies

Dr Matthew Buckland, Consultant Immunologist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Jonathan Brostoff prize presentations
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom