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REGISTRATION AND SPONSOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

OPENING - Michael DiRienzo, Chief Executive, HNELHD

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Chair – Conjoint Associate Professor Stephen Oakley, Rheumatologist, John Hunter Hospital

RHEUMATOLOGY

Chair – Conjoint Associate Professor Stephen Oakley

 

THE BENEFITS OF INCREASING THE JAKPOT

Professor Philip Conaghan, Director, LIRMM; Deputy Director of the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre; Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist for LTHT; NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus, United Kingdom 

 

Q&A

UPDATE ON TREATMENTS IN RHEUMATOLOGY

Conjoint Associate Professor Stephen Oakley, Rheumatologist, John Hunter Hospital

NEUROIMMUNOLOGY

Chair – Conjoint Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott

 

HOW DOES THE GUT MICROBIOME INFLUENCE AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

Professor Emmanuelle Waubant, Neurologist, University of California, San Francisco

HOW DOES DIET AFFECT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Professor Anne-Louise Ponsonby, Epidemiologist and Public Health Physician, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

IS FEAR OF LONG TERM IMMUNE SUPPRESSION JUSTIFIED?

Marijean Buhse, PhD, NP-C, MSCN, FAAN, Clinical Professor, Stony Brook University, Nurse Practitioner, South Shore Neurologic, New York

Q&A

MORNING TEA AND SPONSOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

 

DERMATOLOGY

Chair – Dr Paul Chee

 

HOW DOES IMMUNE SUPPRESSION AFFECT THE SKIN IN AN AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONMENT?

Dr Alicia Thornton, Consultant Dermatologist, John Hunter Hospital

UPDATE ON IMMUNOLOGICAL THERAPIES IN DERMATOLOGY

Dr Diana Rubel, Dermatologist, Woden Dermatology, Canberra

Q&A

SKATING ON THIN ICE; INFECTIONS WHILST IMMUNOSUPPRESSED

Chair – Professor Joshua Davis

INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS OF BIOLOGICAL AND SMALL MOLECULE IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS

Professor Joshua Davis, Senior Staff Specialist, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, John Hunter Hospital

CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION UNDER IMMUNE SUPPRESSION

Associate Professor Anneke van der Walt, Head, MS and Neuro-ophthalmology,

Monash University, Melbourne

Q&A

LUNCH AND SPONSOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

HOW DOES THE ENVIRONMENT AFFECT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Dr Kathryn Patchett, Senior Staff Specialist Immunology, John Hunter Hospital

 

AIRPOLLUTION AND AUTOIMMUNITY

Conjoint Professor Peter Wark, Senior Staff Specialist, Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital

Q&A

ONCOLOGY 

Chair – Dr Craig Gedye

VIRAL CONTRIBUTION TO ONCOGENESIS

Professor Darren Shafren TBC

Q&A

AFTERNOON TEA AND SPONSOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

GASTROIMMUNOLOGY

Chair – Dr Stephen Philcox

HOW DOES DIET AFFECT INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Dr Michael Potter, Gastroenterologist Advanced Trainee, John Hunter Hospital

EVIDENCE FOR POOPLANTATION

Dr Kate Napthali, Staff Specialist Gastroenterologist and General Physician, Newcastle

Q&A

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