About this event

  • Date and time Thu 17 Sep 2020 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Dermatology

At this webinar, submissions for the Registrar Research Prize and the Registrar Essay Prize will be presented and prizes awarded. The winner of the Hugh Wallace Registrar Prize will present the case of the year. The webinar will finish with a discussion on the inclusion of skin of all colours in practice, training and teaching.

Webinar topics include:

  • The diagnosis and management of some of the rarer and more unusual dermatology conditions and unusual presentations of common dermatological problems 
  • Recent progress in diagnostics and management of dermatological conditions
  • The impact of skin disorders on individuals and the importance of a holistic approach to management 
  • New research in dermatology 

We would like to thank our sponsors AbbVie and Eucerin for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Jane Sterling, President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Dermatologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session one: Prize presentations

Dermatology research prize
Lactobacillus crispatus: A novel, keystone species which maintains skin homeostasis and suppresses psoriasis development through activation of the aryl-hydrocarbon receptor

Dr Wisam Alwan, St. John’s Institute of Dermatology

The Burden of Cutaneous Disease in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients of Colour

Dr Jonathan Kentley, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Hugh Wallace essay prize
Dramatic Response of Metastatic Cutaneous Angiosarcoma to an Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor in a Patient With Xeroderma Pigmentosum: Whole-Genome Sequencing Aids Treatment Decision in End-Stage Disease

Dr Sophie Momen, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Kenneth Mellanby Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) (1908-1993). The facts about scabies

Dr Khawar Hussain, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital​

Hugh Wallace registrar's prize
Multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated with Dabrafenib: A Christmas miracle

Dr Louise Bovijn, Clinical Fellow in Dermatology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Tess McPherson, Dr Esther Blanco and Dr Ruth Asher

Session two: Panel discussion

UK dermatology and skin of colour

Dr Jane Sterling, Professor Minal Singh, University of Manchester, Dr Ophelia Dadzie, Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, North West London Pathology Centre, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Shaarna Shanmugavadivel, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, Paediatric Registrar, East Midlands
and Media/Awareness Lead, Skin Deep and Dr Chris Harland, Incoming President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Question and answer session
Closing remarks

Dr Jane Sterling, President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Dermatologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Close of meeting




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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