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Symposium: Disease Memory and Disease Modification in Psoriasis

May 10, 2023
11:30 - 15:00 JST
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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, Room C (Nishiki) – 4F (south tower)



Welcome and Introduction
Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD, United States

Tissue Resident Memory Cells
Rachael Clark, MD, PhD, United States

Epigenetic Inflammatory Memory
Liv Eidsmo, MD, PhD, Denmark

Disease Modification
Curdin Conrad, MD, Switzerland

Future Directions in Psoriasis Research
Nicole Ward, PhD, United States

Panel Discussion
Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD, United States – facilitator



Introduction to Poster Presentations
Curdin Conrad, MD, Switzerland

Uncovering Antigen Triggers in Genetically Predisposed Psoriasis Patients
Asolina Braun, PhD – Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

The Clinical and Immunological Features of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors-Related Psoriasis
Lai-Ying Lu, MD – Department of Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine Center, Jen-Ai Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan & Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan

DNA Methyltransferase DNMT1 Deficiency in Keratinocyte Ameliorates IMQ-Induced Psoriasis-Like Dermatitis
Chunyuan Guo – Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

Ixekizumab Reduces Key IL-17 And IL-23 Pathway Genes More Rapidly Than Guselkumab
Lam Tsoi, PhD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Comparative Efficacy of Biologic and Oral Agents in Palmoplantar Psoriasis and Palmoplantar Pustulosis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis
Wilson Liao, MD – University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

Epidermal Keratinocytes from Psoriatic Resolved Skin Keep Disease Residual Transcriptomic and Epigenomic Profiles
Ameneh Ghaffarinia, MD – University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Early Intervention with Secukinumab May Affect the Establishment of Tissue Memory in Psoriasis
Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

RNA-Seq Helps Elucidate the Mechanism Of NB-UVB Through Comparison of The Treated Edges and Centers of Psoriatic Plaques
Suphagan Boonpethkaew, MD – Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Closing Comments and Adjourn
Curdin Conrad, MD, Switzerland

Attendees must be registered for the ISID meeting to attend. Register now!


Program Chairs

Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD

University of Michigan, Department of Dermatology

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

IPC Board Member


Curdin Conrad, MD

University Hospital of Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland


Program Faculty

Rachael Clark, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Liv Eidsmo, MD, PhD

LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center

Copenhagen, Denmark


Nicole Ward, PhD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee, United States