The dos and don’ts of genetic skin disease

Date

Thursday 20 December 2018

Half Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Dermatology Section

Accreditation

3 CPD Points

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about this event

This is a clinically-orientated meeting of interest to dermatologists, clinical geneticists and paediatricians of all grades. It will provide practical advice and tips for dealing with the diagnosis and management of a range of genetic diseases that affect the skin. Highlighting specific problems or complications that need to be considered and potential therapeutic pitfalls. 

 

Topics include:

  • The diagnostic algorithms and criteria for some of the more common genetic diseases affecting the skin
  • Develop practical clinical approaches to manage these conditions
  • Which other professionals should be involved in the management of these patient groups

 

Key speakers:

  • Professor John McGrathProfessor of Molecular Dermatology and Head of St John’s Institute of Dermatology, King’s College London
  • Professor Jemima MellerioConsultant in the Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Anna MartinezConsultant in Paediatric Dermatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Nigel Burrows, Consultant Dermatologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital,
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Professor Julian SampsonDirector, Division of Cancer and Genetics, Cardiff University
  • Dr Catherine Orteu, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Celia Moss, Consultant Dermatologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

 

Rates

RSM members: £30 - £54

Non-members: £50 - £90

 

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agenda

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and introduction

Professor Jemima Mellerio, President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Professor Mike Pope, Consultant Dermatologist

9.10 am

Setting the scene: Phenotyping and genotyping of genetic skin diseases

Professor John McGrath

9.20 am

Approaching the child with epidermolysis bullosa

Dr Anna Martinez, Consultant in Paediatric Dermatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

9.45 am

Management tips for ichthyosis

Professor Jemima Mellerio

10.20 am

An update on pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Dr Nigel Burrows, Consultant Dermatologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

10.45 am

Tea and coffee break

11.05 am

Tuberous sclerosis complex

Professor Julian Sampson, Director, Division of Cancer and Genetics, Cardiff University

11.30 am

An update on diagnosis and management of Fabry disease

Dr Catherine Orteu, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

11.55 am

Important birth marks

Professor Celia Moss, Consultant Dermatologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

12.25 pm

Close of meeting

12.30 pm

Lunch

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