Advanced Medicine

When and where

8 February 2016 to 11 February 2016
Royal College of Physicians of London

Past event

Advanced Medicine

The annual Advanced medicine conference returns fully updated for 2016.

Designed to provide advanced medicine training to all physicians and delivering up to 22 hours of clinical education, this conference covers latest cutting-edge advances in clinical practice, underpinned by an improved understanding of the disease mechanism.

The programme has been put together based on last year’s delegate feedback and will be as innovative and high-quality as ever.

Presentations and topics were excellent and very relevant to my level of clinical practice in rural Wales

Dr Adeolu Adetunji, delegate at the 2015 Advanced medicine conference

Programme highlights in 2016

• HIV – is eradication a possibility? 
• Vaccination - who, what, when 
• Interstitial lung disease
• Autoimmune encephalopathies – latest advances
• Medical problems in pregnancy
• Gut microbiota in health and disease
• Hormone replacement therapy in 2016 
• Diagnosis and management of sepsis 
• Alzheimer’s – prospects for treatment
• Important drug interactions

The RCP runs a comprehensive programme of conferences on a wide range of topics, offering delegates:

  • cutting edge clinical education
  • CPD credits, helping delegates to prepare for revalidation
  • opportunities to network
  • updated skills and knowledge.
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Monday 8 February 2016

8 February 2016 09:30 to 17:05

Tuesday 9 February 2016

9 February 2016 09:15 to 16:50

Wednesday 10 February 2016

10 February 2016 09:15 to 16:50

Thursday 11 February 2016

11 February 2016 09:30 to 16:00

Programme

Programme

Programme director: Professor Margaret Johnson, academic vice president, Royal College of Physicians

Monday 8 February

09.30          Registration and coffee

09.55          Welcome and introduction
                   
Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

Session 1: Cardiology – what’s new and what’s changed

Chair: Dr Roby Rakhit, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

10.00          Inherited cardiomyopathies
                  
Professor Pier Lambiase, Barts Heart Centre

10.30          Acute coronary syndromes
                  
Dr Roby Rakhit, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

11.00          Heart failure
                  
Professor Andrew Clark, Castle Hill Hospital, University of Hull

11.30          Coffee

Session 1 (continued): Cardiology – what’s new and what’s changed

Chair: Dr Roby Rakhit, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

12.00          Valvular heart disease
                  
Dr Mamta Buch, University Hospital of South Manchester

Session 2: Dermatology

12.30          Toxic epidermal necrolysis
                   
Professor Chris Bunker, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

13.00          Lunch

Linacre lecture
Chair and vote of thanks: Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

13.55   Beyond pills and tests: addressing the social determinants of tuberculosis 
            
Dr Tom Wingfield, The Monsall Infectious Diseases Unit, Manchester

Session 3: Infection
Chair:  Professor Robert Read, University of Southampton

14.45          HIV – is eradication a possibility?

                   Professor John Frater, Oxford University

15.15          Vaccination - who, what, when
                  
Professor Robert Read, University of Southampton

15.45          Tea

The Lady Estelle Wolfson lecture
Chair and vote of thanks: Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

16.05          Matchmaking in Medicine – using genomic data for discovery and diagnosis
                   
Dr Helen Firth, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

17.05         Close of day and drinks reception

Tuesday 9 February

Session 4: Respiratory disease
Chair: Professor Paul Corris, Newcastle University

09.15          Cystic fibrosis
                   
Professor Eric Alton, Imperial College London

09.45          Cough
                  
Professor Ashley Woodcock, University of Manchester

10.15          Lung transplantation
                  
Professor Paul Corris, Newcastle University

10.45          Interstitial lung disease
                  
Dr Joanna Porter, University College London

11.15          Coffee

Session 4 (continued): Respiratory disease
Chair: Professor Paul Corris, Newcastle University

11.35          Pulmonary hypertension
                  
Dr David Kiely, University of Sheffield

Goulstonian Lecture
Chair: Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

12.05          Motor Neurone Disease - biomarker development for
                   an expanding cerebral syndrome
                  
Professor Martin Turner, John Radcliffe Hospital

13.00          Lunch

Session 5: Neurology

Chair: Dr Jeremy Chataway, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

14.00          Multiple sclerosis – is it a treatable disease?
                  
Dr Jeremy Chataway, National Hospital for Neurology
                   and Neurosurgery

14.30          Stroke
                  
Dr David Cohen, Northwick Park

15.00          Autoimmune encephalopathies – latest advances
                   
Professor Belinda Lennox, University of Oxford

15.30          Tea

Session 6: Ethics
Chair: Professor Margaret Johnson, academic vice president, Royal College of Physicians

15.50          The law, the doctor and the patient – which is the
                   elephant in that room
                   
Bertie Leigh, Hempsons

Session 7: Pregnancy

16.20          Medical problems in pregnancy 
                  
Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy,
                   Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

16.50         Close of day

Wednesday 10 February

Session 8: Gastroenterology and liver disease
Chair: Dr Ian Forgacs, British Society of Gastroenterology

09.15          Drug-induced liver disease
                  
Dr Sumita Verma, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

09.45          Care bundles - improving the care of patients with
                   decompensated cirrhosis on the acute take
                   
Dr James O’Beirne, Royal Free London NHS Foundation
                   Trust

10.15          Gut microbiota in health and disease
                  
Dr Ailsa Hart, St Mark’s Hopsital

10.45          Coffee

Session 9: Endocrinology
Chair: Professor John Wass, University of Oxford

11.05          Management of hyponatraemia
                   
Professor Stephen Ball, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals
                   NHS Foundation Trust

11.35          Hormone replacement therapy in 2016
                   
Professor John Wass, University of Oxford

Croonian Lecture
Chair: Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

12.05          A translational neuroscience approach to the problem
                  of Motor Neuron Disease
                  
Professor Dame Pamela Shaw, University of Sheffield

13.00          Lunch

Session 10: Diabetes and renal medicine
Chair: Professor John Wass, University of Oxford

14.00          Acute kidney injury
                  
Dr Andrew Lewington, Leeds NHS Foundation Trust

14.30          Chronic kidney disease
                  
Professor Maarten Taal, University of Nottingham

15.00          Advances in medical therapies for diabetes mellitus
                   
Professor Philip Home, Newcastle University

15.30          Tea

Session 11: Critical care

Chair: Professor Tim Evans, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

15.50          ICU management of patients with severe acute
                   respiratory failure
                   
Professor Mark Griffiths, Imperial College London and
                   Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust

16.20          Diagnosis and management of sepsis
                   
Dr Simon Baudouin, Newcastle University

16.50          Close of day

Thursday 11 February

Session 12: Older people’s care
Chair: Dr Simon Conroy, University of Leicester

09.30          Osteoporosis: recent advances in risk assessment and
                   management
                  
Professor Juliet Compston, Cambridge Biomedical
                   Campus

10.00          Alzheimer’s – prospects for treatment
                  
Professor Nick Fox, University College London

10.30          Delirium
                  
Dr Elizabeth Teale, Bradford Institute for Health 
                   Research

11.00          Coffee

Session 12 (continued): Older people’s care
Chair: Dr Simon Conroy, University of Leicester

11.30          Falls
                  
Dr Jonathan Treml, University Hospitals Birmingham,
                   NHS Foundation Trust

Session 13: Pharmacology and therapeutics
Chair: Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool

12.00          A place for new anticoagulants in medicine
                   
Professor Beverley Hunt, King’s College London and Guy's
                   & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

12.30          Important drug interactions
                  
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool

13.00          Lunch

Session 14: Haematology and oncology
Chair:  Professor Charles Craddock, University of Birmingham

14.00          Leukaemia - new approaches
                   
Professor Paresh Vyas, University of Oxford

14.30          Stem cell transplant
                  
Professor Charles Craddock, University of Birmingham

15.00          Lymphoma- turning biology into cures
                  
Professor Peter Johnson, University of Southampton

15.30          Immunotherapy for cancer - a new horizon
                  
Dr Katia Boleti, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

16.00          Close of conference