Atopic eczema symposium


Thursday 17 January 2019

Half Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Dermatology Section


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about this event

We are experiencing a revolution in our understanding of atopic eczema!

This symposium brings together leaders in the field, covering novel therapeutics, the role of skin infections, population-based research and the relationship between atopic eczema and contact, food and respiratory allergies. 


Topics include: 

  • The latest developments in systemic atopic eczema therapeutics and where these treatments fit into clinical practice alongside established agents 
  • The relationship between atopic eczema and allergic diseases and how to manage such co-morbidities in clinical practice


Key speakers:

  • Professor Mike CorkHead of Sheffield Dermatology Research (SDR), University of Sheffield 
  • Dr Rachael Morris-Jones, Dermatology Consultant, Kings College Hospital, London
  • Dr Sinead Langan, Associate Professor and Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellow, London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Graham Johnston, Consultant Dermatologist within University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
  • Professor Robert BoyleClinical Reader in Paediatric Allergy, St Mary's Campus, Imperial College London
  • Dr Michael PerkinSenior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology in the Population Health Research Institute and a Consultant in Paediatric Allergy in St George’s Hospital, London



Early bird rates expire 17 December 2018.

RSM member: £24 - £48

Non-member: £40 - £80


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8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and introduction

9.02 am

Atopic eczema and food allergies in early life: What recent trials and guidelines tell us

Dr Michael Perkin, Reader in Clinical Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, St George's, University of London

9.30 am

The role of skin infections in atopic eczema

Dr Rachael Morris-Jones, London

9.55 am

What have we learned about atopic eczema from routinely-collected data?

Dr Sinéad Langan, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

10.20 am

Atopic eczema and contact allergies - the most important things to tell your patient

Dr Graham Johnston, Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Associate Professor, Leicester Royal Infirmary

10.55 am

Questions and answers: Attendees can send in questions beforehand

11.10 am

Tea and coffee break

11.25 am

How to approach eczema patients with multiple allergic co-morbidities

Dr Robert Boyle, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

11.50 am

Systemic treatments – established and new

Professor Mike Cork, Professor of Dermatology, The University of Sheffield

12.15 pm

Questions and answers: Attendees can send in questions beforehand

12.30 pm

Close of meeting

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