Histiocytosis UK 2021 – Forum on 18th November 2021
The 7th Annual UK Histiocytosis Forum – Hosted by Histio UK
Commencing at 12:15 Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH and Other Rarer)
12:30 Dr. Hanhua LIU
Presenting: Incidence & Survival of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: A National Registry Study in England 2013-2018
Dr. Vassilios Papadakis & Dr. Marina Servitzoglou – Greek Paediatric LCH National Registry Results over the last two decades.
Dr. Samir Patel – A Relapsing Disease Description RDD
13:45 Dr. Eli Diamond
Member of the interdisciplinary team at Memorial Sloan Kettering treating and studying patients with histiocytic disorders such as Erdheim-Chester disease and Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Clinical Expertise – Neuro-Oncology; Adult Brain Tumours; Histiocytosis.
Presenting: Targeted treatment of histiocytosis in adults
Commencing 14:30 Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)
Dr Mark Bishton – Consultant Haematologist, Nottinghamshire University Hospitals Trust:
Dr. Hanhua Liu – Senior Cancer Intelligence Analyst, Public Health England.
Peter Stilwell – Senior Data Analyst, Public Health England.
Presenting: Histiocytic disease: NDRS approach to understanding rare disease and cancer at a population level
Dr. Andrew Duncombe – In a single large centre observational cohort study of hospitalised covid-19 patients, secondary hlh (shlh) was rare but hyperinflammation (hi) common and hi severity predicted response to early intervention with dexamethasone assessed by day 28 mortality.
Dr. Joseph Guppy – A case of macrophage activation syndrome (mas)/haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (hlh) requiring extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation in a patient with severe multisystem lupus erythematosus.
Dr. Jeronimo Moreno-Cuesta – Hemophagocytes in covid-19 disease: a novel pilot study using cellsievetm liquid biopsy.
HLH in Practice
15:35 Dr. Rob Sandler – Rheumatology Registrar, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Presenting: HLH after Bone Marrow Transplant
15:55 Dr Naina McCann – Infectious Diseases Registrar and Dr Pratyasha Saha Internal Medicine Speciality Trainee, University College London Hospital
Presenting: Complications and causes of death in HLH.
16:15 Dr. Harry Wilson – Morkeh – Rheumatology Registrar, Hammersmith Hospital
Presenting: HLH in pregnancy
16:35 Dr. Rebecca Marsh
Member of the pediatric hematologist-oncologist team affiliated with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Presenting: Quercetin Suppresses XIAP Deficiency Associated Hyperinflammation
Summary & Closing
Who will this be of interest to?
Clinicians, Consultants, Trainees and Researchers, already working in the field of Histiocytosis and or new to this disorder or development and knowledge transfer of these rare conditions.
Aims & Objectives.
Aims: Raise Awareness in Latest Developments in Clinical practice and Research.
Objectives: Key elements of good practice and latest treatment guidelines.
Outcomes: Knowledge transfer and good practice development.
RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines
RCPATH maximum number of CPD credits which can be claimed 5.
Spaces will be limited
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Closing date 31st October 2021
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