9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
3rd National Conference: Recent Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London, UK
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=104
3rd National Conference: Recent Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Institute of Physics

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, September 24, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and refreshments
08:55:00 Welcome & introduction
09:00:00 Ethnic variation in IBD phenotype and progression Ian Arnott
09:30:00 Genetics and IBD pathogenesis Charles Lees
10:00:00 Diagnosis of IBD: potential role of biomarkers Marcus Harbord
10:30:00 Discussion
10:45:00 Refreshments
11:10:00 Imaging and IBD: influence on decision making Rakesh Sinha
11:40:00 Diagnostically difficult and atypical forms of IBD
12:10:00 Role of mucosal healing assessment in clinical practice Stuart Bloom
12:40:00 Discussion
12:55:00 Lunch
13:45:00 IBD standards: a patient’s perspective Nigel Westwood
14:15:00 Management of extra-intestinal inflammation in IBD John Hamlin
14:45:00 Discussion
15:00:00 Refreshments
15:30:00 Enteral feeding Alastair Forbes
16:00:00 IBD in adolescents: managing the transition from paediatric to adult services Natalie Morgan, Kay Greveson
16:30:00 Delivering integrated care at the primary/secondary care interface J G Williams
17:00:00 Discussion
Friday, September 25, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and refreshments
09:00:00 Maintenance therapy: 5-ASAs or immunomodulators? William D. Middleton
09:30:00 Cyclosporin in ulcerative colitis: fact or fiction? Seamus Murphy
10:00:00 Starting biological therapy: who, when and which? Jon Shaffer
10:30:00 Discussion
10:45:00 Refreshments
11:10:00 Biological therapy for children with IBD Nick Croft
11:40:00 Therapeutic options in perianal disease AB Hawthorne
12:10:00 CASE STUDIES AND PANEL DISCUSSION
12:50:00 Lunch
13:40:00 DEBATE: Surgery is preferable to medical therapy for terminal ileal Crohn’s disease Naila Arebi, Iain Anderson
14:40:00 Update on the management of pouchitis Sean Kelly
14:50:00 Discussion
15:00:00 Refreshments
15:20:00 Management of post-operative Crohn’s Disease Stephen Grainger
15:50:00 Surgery for ulcerative colitis: getting the timing right Bruce George
16:20:00 Common mistakes in the management of IBD Jeremy Nightingale
16:50:00 Discussion
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