About this event

  • Date and time Fri 20 Sep 2019 from 12:30pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Rheumatology and Rehabilitation

This meeting will provide an update on multisystemic aspects of rheumatic disease and examine the current best practice in managing these diseases. Also there will be presentations for the Eric Bywaters Prize and the Barbara Ansell Prize

CPD points: 5 points.

Topics include:

  • Immune checkpoint inhibitors and immune-related side effects
  • Lung in rheumatic disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension in rheumatic disease
  • Eye in rheumatic disease
  • Infectious diseases in rheumatic disease

Submissions are to be confirmed for the following:

  • Barbara Ansell Prize
  • Eric Bywaters Prize

 

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

AbbVie, GSK, Lilly, medac Pharma, Novartis, Pfzier and Sanofi

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Dr Gerry Coghlan

Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Free Hospital 

Professor Andrew P. Cope

Versus Arthritis Professor of Rheumatology and Head, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Kings College London

Professor Miles Stanford

Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Michelle Fernando, President, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Section 

Hepatitis and immunosuppression - what the rheumatologist should know

Dr Patrick Kennedy, Reader in Hepatology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) in inflammatory lung disease

Dr Boris Lams, Consultant respiratory physician and Dr Sangita Agarwal, Consultant Rheumatologist, Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Tea, coffee and scones break

Review of posters

Barbara Ansell prize presentations

Gout: when a horse is a zebra

Salema Khalid, ST5 Rheumatology, Salisbury District Hospital

Tuberculosis masquerading as Adult-Onset Still's Disease

Asim Khan, ST4 Rheumatology Registrar, Barts Health NHS Trust

Off-License use of IL-1 inhibition in secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis of infectious aetiology in a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis and review of a single centre experience of the use of IL-1 inhibitors in this context

Christopher Patrick Uy, Senior House Officer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

An update on the management of pulmonary hypertension in autoimmune rheumatic diseases

Dr Gerry Coghlan, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Free Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Review of posters

Eric Bywater prize presentations

Open to: Specialist registrars, research fellows, and allied health professionals in all specialities 

Biologic sequencing in systemic lupus erythematosus: after secondary nonresponse to rituximab switching anti-CD20 agent is more effective than belimumab

Sabih-Ul Hassan 

Novel stratification of long-term cancer risk in adult onset anti-TIF1-antibody positive dermatomyositis - focussing cancer screening according to age, gender, disease duration and organ sites

Alexander Oldroyd, Clinical Research Fellow, University of Manchester

 

Disease activity and dysregulated iron metabolism: a potentially overlooked mechanism for anaemia in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus?

Chris Wincup, Clinical Research Fellow, University College London

The eye in rheumatic disease

Dr Miles Stanford, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

The emerging spectrum of musculoskeletal syndromes associated with cancer immunotherapy

Professor Andrew P. Cope, Versus Arthritis Professor of Rheumatology and Head, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Kings College London

Prize awards and closing remarks

Dr Michelle Fernando and Dr Helen Cohen

Drinks Reception

Open to all registrants 

Location

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

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