Announcement Details

Announcement of speakers for MIDDERMACON-2018 Academy Sessions

May 04 2018

Dear Members,
Applications were invited for speakers for the two Academy sessions at MIDDERMACON-2018 that is going to be held in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu from Friday 10th August to Sunday 12th August, 2018. The 14 received applications were evaluated by the Academy members by the use of a pre-decided scoring sheet to select the suitable candidate. A speaker was selected based on significant contribution to the topic. A minimum score of 50 out of 100 was required for consideration as a speaker.  Based on the scores, received from Academy members, the following is the list of speakers for the invited topics for these two sessions: 

Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reactions (11.8.2018)
1.      How to identify a cause of drug reaction in polypharmacy: pharmacovigilance approach - Dr.Sarita Pillai
2.      Diagnostic tests in CADR: where do we stand? – Dr Devi K
3.       Paradoxical drug reactions in dermatology: An under recognised entity- Dr Abhay Martin
4..  A case scenario based panel discussion on management of difficult CADR cases- including -DRESS,/DIHS, AGEP, Patients on AKT. Moderator- Dr Rajesh Kumar

 Connective Tissue Diseases (11.8.2018)    
1. CTD in pregnancy- Management including prevention of adverse fetal outcomes- Dr.Venkata Ramachandra
2.  Investigative approach in CTD for diagnosis AND monitoring for elusive cure- Dr Kaviarasan  PK
3.  Approach to the diagnosis and management of a patient of cutaneous vasculitis- A Dermatologist’s Perspective- Dr  N Asokan 
4. A case scenario based panel discussion on difficult cases- including recalcitrant Acute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, drug therapy in systemic sclerosis and undifferentiated or Overlap syndrome. Moderator- Dr Geeti Khullar
As stated in the previous announcement, speakers will have to arrange for their own transport but the organizers have kindly offered complimentary registration fee and accommodation. We look forward to fulfilling scientific deliberations.

 Best wishes,

Dr K.A.Seetharam                                                                                      Dr Deepika Pandhi                         
Chairperson, IADVL Academy                                                                  Convener, IADVL Academy

Dr Ramesh Bhat                                                                                       Dr Umashankar Nagaraju
President, IADVL                                                                                       Hon. Secretary General, IADVL

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