Dermatology Update 2016

SESSIONS & ABSTRACTS

Montréal, Le Centre Sheraton - NOVEMBER 3-6, 2016

Beneath the Skin - Understanding the immunology of the skin

At the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the spectrum of immune-mediated diseases in relation to skin
  2. Apply knowledge of different cytokines such as IL-17 to the immunobiology of skin and joints
  3. Outline treatment targets for autoimmune skin disease and understand new clinical data
  4. Evaluate current clinical experience with new treatments in autoimmune skin disease

Agenda:

14:45 – 14:50 Introduction Dr. Robert Bissonnette 
14:50 – 15:10 Broad spectrum of immune disease Dr. Gordon Sussman 
15:10 – 15:30 Immunobiology of skin and joints: role of IL -17 Dr. Alex Tsoukas
15:30 – 15:50 Clinical Application of new therapeutic targets Dr. Neil Shear 
15:50 – 16:00 Questions & Answers and Closing Comments Dr. Robert Bissonnette 

Speakers

Dr. Robert Bissonnette

Dr. Robert Bissonnette

Dermatologist, Montréal, Quebec

Dr. Alexander Tsoukas

Dr. Alexander Tsoukas

Rheumatologist, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Neil Shear

Dr. Neil Shear

Dermatologist, Toronto, Ontario

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