International Speakers

Prof Mary CROW

Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Prof Peter NASH

Griffith University, Australia

Prof Christopher DENTON

Royal Free Hospital, UK

Prof. Josef SMOLEN

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Prof Dr Rieke ALTEN

University Medicine Berlin, Germany

Prof Dennis MCGONAGLE

University of Leeds, UK

Prof Andrew COPE

King’s College London, UK

Dr Felix CHUA

Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

A/Prof Andrew OSTOR

Cabrini Medical Center, Australia

Prof LAU Chak Sing

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Programme

  • 15:00 - 16:30

    Session I : NailFold Capilloroscopy (NFC)

    15:00 - 15:50Nailfold Capillaroscopy Evaluation and Reporting Using the Fast-track Algorithm
    Dr Andrea LOW, Singapore
    Dr Sue-Ann NG, Singapore
    15:50 - 16:00Question-and-Answer Session
    16:00 - 16:30NFC Quiz Evaluation

    Speakers:

    Dr Andrea LOW

    Dr Sue-Ann NG

  • 16:40 - 18:40

    Session II : SSc-ILD

    16:40 - 16:55Basics of HRCT Interpretation in ILD
    Prof CHEAH Foong Koon, Singapore
    16:55 - 17:15Evaluation of ILD: Novel Imaging Methods and Biomarkers
    Dr Felix CHUA, UK
    17:15 - 17:45Management of SSc-ILD: Now and the Future
    Prof Christopher DENTON, UK
    17:45 - 18:00Question-and-Answer Session
    18:00 - 18:40SSc-ILD Case Studies - Local Experience
    Case Presenters:
    Dr Julian LIM Wen Wei, Singapore
    A/Prof Dr Raja Jasmin Begum MOHAMED, Malaysia
    Panellists:
    Prof CHEAH Foong Koon, Singapore
    Dr Felix CHUA, UK
    Prof Christopher DENTON, UK

    Speakers:

    Dr Felix CHUA

    Dr Julian LIM

    Prof Cheah Foong Koon

    Prof Christopher DENTON

  • 09:30 - 09:45

    Welcome and Opening Address

    09:30–09:45Opening and Welcome Address
    Dr YEO Siaw Ing, Organising Chair
    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew, President, SSR
    Datin Dr Asmahan MD ISMAIL, President MSR

    Speakers:

    Dr CHONG Hwee Cheng

    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew

    Dr YEO Siaw Ing

  • 09:45 - 11:15

    Session I : SLE Lecture & Case Discussion

    09:45 - 10:30Clinical and Basic Science Updates in SLE
    Chairperson: A/Prof Syahrul Sazliyana SHAHARIR, Malaysia
    Speaker: Prof Mary CROW, USA
    10:30 - 11:15Difficult Cases: SLE/APS
    Chairperson:
    A/Prof Syahrul Sazliyana SHAHARIR, Malaysia
    Speakers:
    Dr Charmaine WANG, Singapore
    Dr Adrian Mark MASNAMMANY, Malaysia
    Panellists:
    Prof Mary CROW, USA
    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew, Singapore
    A/Prof Syahrul Sazliyana SHAHARIR, Malaysia

    Speakers:

    A/Prof Dr Syahrul Sazliyana SHAHARIR

    Dr Adrian Mark MASNAMMANY

    Dr Charmaine Wang

    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew

    Prof Mary CROW

  • 11:30 - 12:15

    Session II : SLE Updates

    1:30-12:15SLE Updates: Clinical Papers from LLDAS
    Speakers:
    Dr CHO Jiacai, Singapore
    Prof Sargunan SOCKALINGAM, Malaysia
    Dr Annie LAW, Singapore

    Speakers:

    A/Prof Sargunan SOCKALINGAM

    Dr Annie LAW

    Dr CHO Jiacai

  • 12:15 - 13:00

    Lunch

  • 13:00 - 14:45

    Session III : RA & PsA

    13:00 - 13:45The Importance of Achieving Remissions in RA – Are We There Yet?
    Chairperson: Dr Sheila VASOO, Singapore
    Speaker: A/Prof Andrew OSTOR, Australia

    Educational Grant from:

    13:45 - 14:30JAK Inhibitors for the Treatment of RA and PsA: Clinical and Real World Data of Tofacitinib
    Chairperson: A/Prof Katy LEUNG, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof LAU Chak Sing, Hong Kong

    Educational Grant from:

    Speakers:

    A/Prof Andrew OSTOR

    Prof LAU Chak Sing

  • 14:45 - 16:15

    Session IV : Feng Pao Hsii Lecture & SpA

    14:45-14:50Introduction to the 21st Feng Pao Hsii Prize Giving Ceremony and Lecture
    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew, Singapore
    14:50-15:0021st Feng Pao Hsii Prize Ceremony
    Presenter: Dr Manjari LAHIRI, Singapore
    15:00-15:4521st Feng Pao Hsii Lecture
    Rheumatology in the 21st Century: Are We Any Nearer to a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    Chairperson: Dr HOWE Hwee Siew, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof Andrew COPE, UK
    15:45-16:15Pathogenesis of SpA with Relation to the IL17 Pathway
    Chairperson: Dr Warren FONG, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof Dennis MCGONAGLE, UK

    Educational Grant from:

    Speakers:

    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew

    Dr Manjari LAHIRI

    Prof Andrew COPE

    Prof Dennis MCGONAGLE

  • 12:00 - 13:00

    Annual General Meeting (SSR Members ONLY)

  • 13:00 - 13:05

    Day 2 Opening Session

    13:00 - 13:05Opening of Sunday and Recap/Housekeeping
    Dr POH Yih Jia, Singapore

    Speakers:

    Dr POH Yih Jia

  • 13:05 - 14:20

    Session V : PsA & Digital Technology

    13:05 - 13:50New Horizon in Disease Management: Role of IL-23 Inhibition in the Management of Psoriatic Arthritis
    Chairperson: Dr Madelynn CHAN, Singapore
    Speaker: A/Prof Peter NASH, Australia

    Educational Grant from:

    15:50 - 14:20Regulating Digital Technology: Telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence
    Chairperson: Dr YEO Siaw Ing, Singapore
    Speaker: Mr CHAN Weng Chee, Singapore

    Speakers:

    Mr CHAN Weng Chee

    Prof Peter NASH

  • 14:30 - 16:00

    Session VI : ILD & Autoimmune Disease

    14:30 - 15:15Management of ILD and Autoimmune Diseases
    Chairperson: Dr Andrea LOW, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof Christopher DENTON, UK

    Educational Grant from:

    15:15 - 16:00Cases of ILD in Connective Tissue Diseases: Regional Experience
    Chairperson:
    A/Prof Raja Jasmin Begum MOHAMED, Malaysia
    Speakers:
    Dr NG Boon Han, Malaysia
    Dr Jeggrey KAM, Singapore
    Panellists:
    Prof Christopher DENTON, UK
    A/Prof Raja Jasmin Begum MOHAMED, Malaysia
    Dr Andrea LOW, Singapore

    Speakers:

    A/Prof Dr Raja Jasmin

    Dr Andrea LOW

    Dr Jeggrey KAM

    Dr NG Boon Han

    Prof Christopher DENTON

  • 16:10 - 16:55

    Session VII : PsA & Biosimilars

    16:10 - 16:55Psoriatic Arthritis and Ixekizumab
    Chairperson: Dr KOH Li Wearn, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof Josef SMOLEN, Austria

    Educational Grant from:

    16:55 - 17:25The Role of Biosimilars in Rheumatology: Current and Beyond
    Chairperson: Dr LIM Sheen Yee, Singapore
    Speaker: Prof Rieke ALTEN, Germany

    Educational Grant from:

    Speakers:

    Prof Dr Rieke ALTEN

    Prof. Josef SMOLEN

  • 16:55 - 17:00

    Closing Session

    Speakers:

    Dr CHONG Hwee Cheng

    Dr HOWE Hwee Siew

    Dr YEO Siaw Ing

Disclaimer: Whilst every attempt will be made to ensure that all aspects of the programme will take place as scheduled, the Organisers reserve the right to make appropriate changes should the need arise.

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