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Frontiers in Haemochromatosis 2011 CPD Conference

Monday 10 October 2011 | Royal Free Hospital London | 6 CPD points approved

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Genetic haemochromatosis, iron metabolism and penetrance Rheumatological & Endocrinological issues
Recent molecular insights MRI Scanning and the use of Chelators
Clinical aspects Nursing aspects
Guidelines update Family Screening
Patient management and treatment Future perspectives, state of the art

Speakers include:
Dr Adrian Bomford: Emeritus Reader in Medicine, King’s College, London
Professor Pierre-Marc Bouloux: Professor of Endocrinology, Royal Free Hospital
Professor John Crowe: Consultant in Gastroenterology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
Dr James Dooley: Reader in Medicine and Consultant Hepatologist, Royal Free Hospital
Kit Farrow:  Trustee, Haemochromatosis Society
Yvonne Francis: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust
Dr Bill Griffiths: Consultant Hepatologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Dr Anne McCune:  Consultant Gastroenterologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary
Dr Antonello Pietrangelo: Professor of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Modena, Italy
Professor John Porter: Professor of Haematology, UCL, London
Dr Kathryn Robson: Honorary Reader in Molecular Biology, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford
Dr Ann Walker Walker: Senior Lecturer in Molecular Medicine, UCL, London
Professor Paul Wordsworth: Professor of Rheumatology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Provisional programme

9.30 Welcome and overview: Dr James Dooley
9.35 Iron metabolism and genetic haemochromatosis: Dr Bill Griffiths
9.55 Molecular genetics of haemochromatosis: Dr Ann Walker
10.10  Management of haemochromatosis and update on guidelines: Dr James Dooley
  Discussion
  Coffee Break
11.00  The Irish perspective and practice: Professor John Crowe  
11.20 Patient perspectives: Kit Farrow
11.30 Arthropathy: Professor Paul Wordsworth
11.45 Endocrine changes:  Professor Pierre-Marc Bouloux
12.00  A haematologist’s view: MRI scanning, chelators: Professor John Porter
  Discussion
  Lunch
2.00  Molecular and phenotypic heterogeneityof haemochromatosis: Dr Kathryn Robson
2.15 The problem of hyperferritinaemia without iron: Dr Adrian Bomford
2.30  To be announced
   Discussion
2.55  Family screening – the challenge: Dr Anne McCune
3.10 The specialist haemochromatosis nurse: Yvonne Francis
  Discussion and Case presentation(s)
  Tea Break
4.15 State of the Art: Inherited haemochromatosis, hepcidin and the future: Dr Antonello Pietrangelo, Professor of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Modena
  Discussion
  Close of meeting followed by post conference reception

Sir William Wells Atrium
Royal Free Hospital  
London NW3 2QG

 

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