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DAY 1: Saturday, 27 September 2014

4th Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course
Program Agenda for Day 1

 

Time Agenda Speakers
07.15 Registration Opens
08.15 – 08.25 Welcome Remarks Mustafa Al Maini
Session 1: Rheumatoid Arthritis
08:25 – 09:15 Update of Last EULAR Recommendations in Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis Gerd-Rüdiger Bumester
09:15 – 10:05 Optimization of Current Biological DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Edward Keystone
10:05 – 10:35 COFFEE BREAK
Session 2: Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis
10:35 – 11:25 Management of Osteoporosis in Rheumatic Diseases Heather McDonald
11:25 – 12:15 Novel and Emerging Therapies for Osteoarthritis John Esdaile
12:15 – 13:15 LUNCH BREAK and PRAYERS  
13:15 – 14:15 Symposium
 
14:15 – 14:25 COFFEE BREAK
Workshops
14:25 – 15:25 Discontinuation of Biologics Edward Keystone
Vaccination and Biologics Gerd-Rüdiger Bumester
Interpretation of DXA Findings Heather McDonald
Difficult Cases of Lupus John Esdaile & Eric Morand
Pediatric Rheumatology for the Adult Rheumatologist Eileen Baildam
Antiphosholipid Syndrome Robert Fox
14:25 – 16:00 Ultrasound Workshop: Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis. All You Need to Know in MSUS for Clinical Trials  Ingrid Möller & Esperanza Naredo
16:00 – 17:00 Symposium
17:00 – 21:00
WELCOME RECEPTION
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DAY 2: Sunday, 28 September 2014

4th Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course

Program Agenda for Day 2

 

Time Agenda Speakers
07.15 Registration Opens
08.15 – 08.25 Welcome Remarks Mustafa Al Maini
Session 3: Paediatric Rheumatology
08:25 – 09:15 Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis – 2014 Update Treatment Eileen Baildam
09:15 – 10:05 Autoinflammatory Diseases Marcus Maurer
10:05 – 10:35 COFFEE BREAK
Session 4: Rheumatology Round 2 – Update in Crystal Induced Arthropathy
10:35 – 11:25 Global Burden of Gout: An Introduction to the Global Burden of Diseases Methodology Lyn March
11:25 – 12:15 The Biology of the Gout Joseph Flood
12:15 – 13:00 LUNCH BREAK and PRAYERS  
13:00 – 14:00 Symposium
 
14:00 – 14:15 Short Break
Session 5: Rheumatology Round 3
14:15 – 15:05 From Raynaud’s Phenomenon up to Systemic Sclerosis: Diagnosis, Prediction and Treatment Today Maurizio Cutolo
15:05 – 15.55 Novel and Emerging Therapies for Pulmonary Hypertension in Connective Tissue Diseases
15:55 – 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
Workshops
16:30 – 17:30 Systemic Sclerosis & Pulmonary Hypertension Daniel Furst
Calcium Crystal Arthritis Joseph Flood
The Arthritis Program (TAP): An inter-Professional Model of Care Carter Thorne
Pediatric Rheumatology Eileen Baildam
16:30 – 18:00 Full immersion workshop on Nailford Capillaroscopy and Systemic Sclerosis Maurizio Cutolo & Vanessa Smith
16:30 – 18:30 Ultrasound Workshop: Ultrasound-guided joint injection. Hands-on with animal models. Ayman Fahim, Ingrid Möller, Esperanza Naredo
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DAY 3: Monday, 29 September 2014

4th Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course
Program Agenda for Day 3

 

Time Agenda Speakers
07.15 Registration Opens
08.15 – 08.25 Welcome Remarks Mustafa Al Maini
Session 6: Future of  Rheumatology
08:25 – 09:15 Randomized registry trials for economic evaluation in Rheumatoid Arthritis Martin Neovius
09:15 – 10:05 Personalized Medicine in Rheumatology: Tomorrow’s Promise or Today’s Reality? Daniel Furst
10:05 – 10:35 COFFEE BREAK
Session 7: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Sjogren’s Syndrome
10:35 – 11:25 Sjogren´s Syndrome: Diagnosis and Therapy Robert Fox
11:25 – 12:15 Current and New Therapeutic Targets for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Eric Morand
12:15 – 13:00 FAREWELL LUNCH and PRAYERS
Session 8: Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
13:00 – 13:50 Optimizing management of spondyloarthritis including psoriatic arthritis Tor Kvien
13:50 – 14:40 Optimal Dose Methotrexat: What can we learn from Clinical Practice Variation in Observational Cohorts Carter Thorne
14:40 – 15:00 Closing Remarks Mustafa Al-Maini
15:00 End of Conference
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Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course acknowledges the following Sponsors:

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