International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Europe Virtual Masterclass

Course Overview

The IPC Virtual Psoriasis Masterclass is designed for early career dermatologists who are making treatment decisions and managing patients with psoriasis and are interested in specializing in psoriasis.

Over the five weekly two hours of the course, IPC’s world-renowned experts will cover various topics, including the pathogenesis of psoriasis, new and emerging therapies, and how to advocate for your patient.

The Masterclass agenda has been carefully developed to provide knowledge for daily use to the practicing dermatologist in an intimate environment designed to maximize faculty/participant interactions. Through lectures, panels, case-based discussions and question-answer sessions, attendees will obtain practical and important information for their clinical practice.

The IPC Masterclass is open to dermatologists who meet the following criteria:

  • A diploma, 1st part MSc or higher degree in internal medicine or dermatology
  • Practicing internal medicine or dermatology within a governmental establishment i.e. university hospital, public hospitals, rural hospitals, etc.
  • At least 3 years of dermatology practice
  • General practitioners or dermatologists interested in psoriasis and who see at least two cases of psoriasis per week.

There is no cost to attend the program, but space is limited. The application deadline is May 17, 2024.

Timezones:
16:00-18:00 BST
17:00-19:00 CEST
18:00-20:00 EEST

Agendas

Psoriasis: The Problem and How to Assess | Part I


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Catherine Smith

Epidemiology: The Size of the Problem

Clinical Phenotypes

Psoriasis Multi-Morbidity and Mechanisms
Ravi Ramessur

The Impact of Psoriasis
Matthias Augustin

Understanding Patient Goals
Christine Bundy

Q&A + CLOSING COMMENTS
Anna López Ferrer

Psoriasis: The Problem and How to Assess | Part II


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Anna López Ferrer

Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Disease: Relevance to Clinical Practice
Michael Simpson

Psoriasis: Assessment of Disease Severity in Clinical Practice
Lone Skov

Psoriatic Arthritis: Making the Diagnosis
Saakshi Khattri

Cardiometabolic Disease: How and When to Assess
José Carrascosa Carrillo

Q&A + CLOSING COMMENTS
Filip Rob

Management Approaches


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Filip Rob

Lifestyle & Diet: What Do We Know
Jo Lambert

What’s New in Pustular Psoriasis
Jonathan Barker

Targeted Therapies: Where are the Differences?
Luigi Naldi

Topicals: When and How to Use
Robert Bissonnette

Q&A + CLOSING COMMENTS
Catherine Smith

Psoriasis in Difficult Situations and Special Populations


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Catherine Smith

Psoriasis and Chronic Infections
Filip Rob

Psoriasis and Cancer
Ron Vender

Psoriasis and Conception, Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
Rick Woolf

Pediatric Psoriasis
Emmanuel Mahé

Q&A + CLOSING COMMENTS
Anna López Ferrer

Challenging Case Presentation and Expert Discussion


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Anna López Ferrer

Future Therapies: What’s Coming Next
Anna López Ferrer

Precision Medicine and Predictors of Success
Satveer Mahil

Hot Cases – Presented by Delegates
Faculty Panel

Q&A + CLOSING COMMENTS
All Chairs

Program Co-Chairs

Anna López Ferrer, MD, PhD

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Barcelona, Spain

Bio

Filip Rob, MD, PhD

Charles University

Prague, Czech Republic

Bio

Catherine Smith, MD

St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals

London, United Kingdom

IPC Board Member

Bio

Program Faculty

Matthias Augustin, MD

University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

Hamburg, Germany

Bio

Jonathan Barker, MD, FRCP

Kings College London

London, United Kingdom

Immediate Past President

Bio

Robert Bissonnette, MD

Innovaderm

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bio

Christine Bundy, PhD, AFBPS, C Psychol

University of Cardiff

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Bio

José-Manuel Carrascosa Carrillo, MD, PhD

University Hospital Germans Trias í Pujol; Autonomous University of Barcelona

Badalona, Spain

Bio

Saakshi Khattri, MBBS, MD, FAAD, FACR

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, New York, United States

Bio

Jo Lambert, MD, PhD

Ghent University Hospital

Ghent, Belgium

Bio

Emmanuel Mahé , MD, PhD

Hôspital Victor Dupouy

Argenteuil, France

Bio

Satveer Mahil, PhD, MRCP

St John’s Institute of Dermatology

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Luigi Naldi, MD

Centro Studi GISED, Bergamo

Vicenza and Bergamo, Italy

Bio

Ravi Ramessur, MD

King’s College London

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Michael Simpson, PhD

King’s College London

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Lone Skov, MD, PhD

Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen

Hellerup, Denmark

IPC Board Member

Bio

Ronald Vender, MD, FRCPC

Dermatrials Research, INC.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Bio

Richard Woolf, MBChB, PhD, MRCP

St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

London, United Kingdom

Bio