2012 Future Leaders Academy

25.10.2012 to 27.10.2012

The 2012 ESDR Academy for Future Leaders in Dermatology was held in Barcelona, Spain from 25-27 October 2012.

The 2012 Academy was generously supported through educational grants from Abbott, Abbott Germany and Celgene.

PROGRAM

Thursday 25 October 2012

 

 

10.00-12.30

Registration

12.30-13.30

Lunch

13.30-14.30

Welcome + “getting to know one another” + 2-min self-presentation of all invited participants
Alexander Enk (Heidelberg)

14.30-15.00

Invited Lecture
Exciting Times in Translation

Irene Leigh (Dundee)

15.00-16.30

Oral presentations from participants (4)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

15.00-15.20
ATF3  - An Oncogene Induced by UV and CsA Treatment
Piotr Dziunycz (Zurich)

15.20-15.40
New Insights into iASPP and p63 in Skin
Anissa Chikh (London)

15.40-16.00
Autoantibodies in Psoriasis as predictors for loss-of response and antibody induction to TNF-beta antagonists?
Jochen Hoffmann (Heidelberg)

16.00-16.20
Postzygotic Mosaicism in the Skin: Disease or Repair?
Dimitra Kiritsi (Freiburg)

16.20-17.00

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

17.00-17.30

Invited Lecture
Clinician-Scientist: Challenges and Opportunities
Lars French (Zurich)

17.30-18.00

Invited Lecture
Translational Genetic Research in Psoriasis
Jonathan Barker (London)

18.00-19.00

Oral presentations from participants (3)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

18.00-18.20
Genetic Mechanisms in Atopic Eczema
Sara Brown (Dundee)

18.20-18.40
Inflammation or Tolerance – Crucial Impact of Combinatorial Innate Immune Sensing
Thomas Volz (Tübingen)

18.40-19.00
Innate Immunity in the Skin with a Focus on Pattern Recognition Receptors and Schnitzler's Syndrome
Heleen de Koning (Nijmegen)

19.00-20.00

Group Photo and Poster Viewing

20.00 -

Dinner

 

 

Friday 26 October 2012

07.00-08.00

Breakfast

08.00-08.30

Invited Lecture
Building a Successful Career in Dermatology
Martine Bagot (Paris)

08.30-09.00

Invited Lecture
How Mendelian Traits Teach us about Skin Physiology
Matthias Schmuth (Innsbruck)

09.00-10.45

Oral presentations from participants (5)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

09.00-09.20
Systemic Inflammation in Plaque-Type Psoriasis: TNF-alpha Production by Corresponding Cell Types in Skin and Blood of Affected Patients
Patrick Brunner (Vienna)

09.20-09.40
Identifying Therapeutic Target Pathways and Molecules in Psoriasis using Gene Expression Arrays
Emõke Rácz (Rotterdam)

09.40-10.00
Impact of Specific Immunotherapy on Cellular and Humoral Responses in Allergic Individuals
Christian Möbs (Marburg)

10.00-10.20
Immunological imbalance in cutaneous T cell lymphoma
Emmanuella Guenova (Boston)

10.20-10.40
H Syndrome and CANDLE Syndrome: Exciting new Genodermatoses
Yuval Ramot (Jerusalem)

10.40-11.30

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

11.30-12.00

Invited Lecture
How to Establish and Maintain Contacts with your Neighbors; Adhesion and Polarity Signaling in the skin
Carien Niessen (Cologne)

12.00-13.00

Oral presentations from participants (3)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

12.00-12.20
Psoriasis, A Causal Role for microRNAs and the TIMP-3/TACE Pathway
Juan Guinea (Madrid)

12.20-12.40
Tadalafil as a Possible Treatment for Melanoma? Preliminary Results of a Phase I/II IIT Trial
Jessica Hassel (Heidelberg)

12.40-13.00
A Promising LCM Virus Based Vaccine Vector: Mechanisms and Efficacy against Melanoma
Lukas Flatz (Lausanne)

13.00-14.30

Lunch

14.30-15.00

Invited Lecture
The Passion for Niche Topics
Carlo Pincelli (Modena)

15.00-16.00

Oral presentations from participants (3)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

15.00-15.20
Use of Rare Syndromes for Better Understanding of Underlying Molecular Mechanisms for Vitiligo
Mohammad Alimohammadi (Uppsala)

15.20-15.40
Vitamin D-dependent Immune Responses in Humans
Mario Fabri (Cologne)

15.40-16.00
Cutaneous Dendritic Cells at the Interface of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases – Potential Targets of Therapeutic Interventions
Georg Stary (Vienna)

16.00-16.30

Short break

16.30-20.30

Taste of Barcelona – common program

20.30-

Dinner in Barcelona, return to hotel

 

 

Saturday 27 October 2012

07.00-08.30

Breakfast

08.30-09.00

Invited Lecture
Bridging the Gap between Research and Clinics
Thomas Schwarz (Kiel)

09.00-09.30

Invited Lecture
Common Denominators of Inflammation and Autoimmunity
Annamari Ranki (Helsinki)

09.30-10.00

Invited Lecture
Plasticity, Pleiotropy, Predictability? Threads and Chances in Studying Immune Regulation.
Tilo Biedermann (Tübingen)

10.00-11.20

Oral presentations from participants (4)
15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion per presentation

10.00-10.20
CD45+CD14+CD34- Prenatal Epidermal Human Leukocytes – Langerhans Cell Precursors?
Christopher Schuster (Vienna)

10.20-10.40
Langerin Targeting Reveals Immunogenic Properties of Langerin+ Dermal Dendritic Cells and a Tolerogenic Role for Langerhans Cells
Vincent Flacher (Strasbourg)

10.40-11.00
Epigenetic Reprogramming in Wound Repair and Scar Formation
Tanya Shaw (London)

11.00-10.20
Resident Memory T Cells in Arthritis
Wolfram Hoetzenecker (Boston)

11.20-11.50

Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

11.50-12.20

Invited Lecture
Viruses and Skin Dendritic Cells - With a Personal Touch
Vincent Piguet (Cardiff)

12.20-12.40

Meeting digest and Outlook
Alexander Enk (Heidelberg)

12.40-

Lunch and individual departures

 

 

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