International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

BSI & IPC Asia Virtual Masterclass

Course Overview

The Burma Skincare Initiative (BSI) & IPC Virtual Psoriasis Masterclass is designed for dermatologists and general practitioners who are making treatment decisions and managing patients with psoriasis and are interested in specializing in psoriasis.

Over the five days of the course, world-renowned experts from IPC and the region will cover a variety of topics including the pathogenesis of psoriasis, new and emerging therapies and how to be an 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 BSI & IPC Masterclass is open to dermatologists and general practitioners 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 case of psoriasis per week

There is no cost to attend the program, but space is limited. The application deadline is October 21, 2022.

Timezones:
Nepal Time: 6:45-8:45 pm
Myanmar Time: 7:30-9:30 pm
Laos Time: 8:00-10:00 pm
Cambodia Time: 8:00-10:00 pm

Agendas

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Chris Griffiths and Khine Khine Zaw

Introduction to the BSI and IPC
Su Mar Lwin and Peter van de Kerkhof

Epidemiology/Disease Burden of Psoriasis and the Global Psoriasis Atlas (GPA)
Darren Ashcroft

Psoriasis: From Pathophysiology to Targeted Therapy
Chris Griffiths

Phenotypes of Psoriasis and Its Comorbidities
Peter van de Kerkhof

Panel Q&A
Su Mar Lwin, Moderator

CLOSING COMMENTS
Chris Griffiths and Su Mar Lwin

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Myat Sanda Kyaw

Epidemiology and Management of Psoriasis in the Region
Khine Khine Zaw, Shristi Shrestha, and Ratanak Thay

Psoriasis, Mental Health and Lifestyle Management
Christine Bundy and Lucy Moorhead

Management of Psoriasis in Pregnant, Breastfeeding Women and Children
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Challenging Clinical Cases from Faculty
Khine Khine Zaw and Peter van de Kerkhof

Panel Q&A
Su Mar Lwin, Moderator

CLOSING COMMENTS
Myat Sanda Kyaw

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Chris Griffiths

Optimizing Topical and Conventional Systemic Therapies
Peter van de Kerkhof and Lucy Moorhead

Role of Phototherapy in the Management of Psoriasis
Lily Lyralin Tumalad

Management of Pustular Psoriasis
Siew Eng Choon

Challenging Clinical Cases from Faculty
Ratanak Thay

Panel Q&A
Peter van de Kerkhof, Moderator

CLOSING COMMENTS

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Peter van de Kerkhof

Optimising the Use of Biologics and Biosimilars
Colin Theng

Optimal Targets in the Management of Psoriasis
April Armstrong

Role of Teledermatology in Management of Psoriasis
Mohamed El-Komy

Challenging Clinical Cases from Faculty
Shristi Shrestha and Colin Theng

Panel Q&A

CLOSING COMMENTS
Chris Griffiths

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Khine Khine Zaw

New and Emerging Therapies for Psoriasis
Chris Griffiths

Challenging Cases – By Delegates

Panel Q&A
All faculty

CLOSING COMMENTS
Su Mar Lwin, Peter van de Kerkhof, and Chris Griffiths

Program Co-Chairs

Christopher Griffiths, OBE, MD, FRCP, FMedSci

University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

Honorary Founder

Bio

Su Mar Lwin, PhD

St John’s Institute of Dermatology,

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Peter van de Kerkhof, MD, PhD

International Psoriasis Council

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bio

Faculty

April Armstrong, MD, MPH

Keck School of Medicine, USC

Studio City, California, United States

Bio

Darren Ashcroft, BPharm, MSc, PhD, MRPharmS

University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

Bio

Christine Bundy, PhD, AFBPS, C Psychol

University of Cardiff

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Bio

Mohamed El-Komy, MD

Cairo University

Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Siew Eng Choon, MBBS, FRCP

Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, School of Medicine and Health Services, Monash University Malaysia

Johor, Malaysia

IPC Board Member

Bio

Mahira El Sayed, MSc, MD

Ain Shams University

Cairo, Egypt

IPC Board Member

Bio

Lucy Moorhead

Guys and St Thomas Hospital Trust

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Shristi Shrestha, MD

Nepal Medical College

Kathmandu, Nepal

Bio

Ratanak Thay, MD

Advance European Medicare Center

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Bio

Colin Theng, MD, FRCPC

The Skin Specialists & Laser Clinic

Singapore, Singapore

Bio

Lily Tumalad, MD, FPDS

Rizal Medical Center

Manila, Philippines

Bio