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Intermediate Workshop on Biologics for Psoriasis

Sat, 12 Oct, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Towers, Level 2 Opal & Amber Room
Stephanie Tay
91294583
dss.secretariat@gmail.com

Intermediate workshop on biologics for psoriasis

12 October 2019

 

12:00 – 13:25              Registration/Lunch

 

13:25 – 13:30              Introductions

 

13:30 – 13:50              Update on clinical data of biologics in psoriasis and treatment targets. Treat to target strategy will be discussed in relation to current clinical data    

                                    Professor Keiichi Yamanaka (Mie University)

13:50 – 14:10              Factors affecting response to treatment in psoriasis

Wang Ding Yuan (NSC)

 

14:10 – 14:30              Monitoring during treatment with biologics including side effects, disease assessment and laboratory works

                                    Pan Jiun Yit (NSC)

 

14:30 – 14:40              Question and Answer

 

14:40 – 15:00              Tea

 

15:00 – 15:20              When a biologic fails – what to do?

  • Address paradoxical flares
  • Use of combination therapy with biologics
  • Dose adjustment
  • Switch biologic

Professor Keiichi Yamanaka (Mie University)

 

15:20 – 15:50              Case studies on difficult to manage case, comorbidities etc.

                                    Koh Hong Yi (SGH)

 

15:50 – 16:10              Q & A