Indian
Rheumatology
Association

Annual Conference Of

Indian Rheumatology Association

Tentative
Scientific
Programme

IRACON 2018
Tentative Scientific Programme
10.00-13.00PAEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGY SYMPOSIUM:
10.00-10.30 SYSTEMIC ONSET JIA -MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME(CASE BASED) DR. ANAND P RAO, BENGALURU
10.30-11.00AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASES (CASE BASED DISCUSSION)DR. DEEPTI SURI, PGI
11.00-11.30PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY IN RHEUMATOLOGY (CASE BASED DISCUSSION)DR. SAGAR BHATTAD BENGALURU
11.30-12.00KAWASAKI DISEASE(CASE BASED)DR. SURJIT SINGH PGI
12.00-12.30PAEDIATRIC LUPUS (CASE BASED)DR. PRIYANKAR PAL, KOLKATA
12.30-13.00JUVENILE DERMATOMYOSITIS(CASE BASED)DR. T. SATISH KUMAR CMC
13.00-14.00LUNCH
14.00-17.30ADULT RHEUMATOLOGY SYMPOSIUM (CASE BASED): EXTRA-ARTICULAR MANIFESTATIONS IN RHEUMATOLOGY
14.00-14.20RELEVANCE OF EXTRA-ARTICULAR MANIFESTATIONS IN RHEUMATOLOGYDR. PROF AN MALVIYA, DELHI
14.20-14.40DERMATOLOGICAL MANIFESTATIONS (CASE BASED)DR. SUKUMAR MUKHERJEE, KOLKATA
14.40-15.00THE CVS IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES (CASE BASED)DR. UMA KUMAR, DELHI
15.00-15.20PULMONARY INVOLVEMENT IN RHEUMATOLOGY (CASE BASED)DR. URK RAO, HYDERABAD
15.20-15.40BONE INVOLVEMENT IN RHEUMATOLOGYDR. S B GANGULY, KOLKATA
15.40-16.00CNS MANIFESTATIONS (CASE BASED)DR. ROHINI SAMANT, MUMBAI
16.00-16.20HEMATOLOGICAL INVOLVEMENT IN RHEUMATOLOGY (CASE BASED)DR. V P PANDEY, INDORE
16.20-16.40GI INVOLVEMENT (CASE BASED)DR. SANDEEP UPADHYAY, DELHI
16.40-17.00ENT IN RHEUMATOLOGY (CASE BASED)DR. RAJKIRAN DUDAM, HYDERABAD
17.00-17.20RHEUMATOLOGY AND MALIGNANCY (CASE BASED)DR. PRAVEEN HISSARIA, AHMEDABAD
DATE/TIME VENUE
7.12.18
08.00-09.00
MEET THE PROFESSOR
HALL IHALL IIHALL IIIHALL IV
EXTRA GLANDULAR MANIFESTATIONS OF SJOGREN’S SYNDROME: PROF. ROBERT FOX, USA
DR. SAPAN PANDYA
EYE IN RHEUMATOLOGY: PROF. JIM ROSENBAUM, USA MIMICS OF INFLAMMATORY MYOSITIS: DR. RAMNATH MISHRA,
DR. JEMIMA ALBAYDA,
SCLERODERMA MIMICS: PROF. DINESH KHANNA, USA
TOPICSPEAKERTOPICSPEAKER
HALL AHALL B
09.00-09.30PROF PAUL BACON MEMORIAL LECTURE: VASCULITIS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
09.30-10.30SLE (PLENARY) : HOLDING TOGETHER A STRANGE DISEASE - FROM CONCEPTS OF SLE TO SLE CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA
10.00-11.00SLE SYMPOSIUMSYMPOSIUM: SCLERODERMA
10.00-10.20EMERGING THERAPIES IN SLEGUEST LECTURE BENCH TO BEDSIDE: HOW UNDERSTANDING BASICS HAS RESULTED IN BETTER TREATMENT SOLUTIONS IN SCLERODERMA GUEST LECTURE
10.20-10.40REFRACTORY LUPUS NEPHRITIS (CASE BASED) RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MANAGEMENT OF ILD IN SSC
10.40-11.00CNS LUPUS: DILEMMAS IN MANAGEMENT? (CASE BASED)MANAGEMENT OF DIFFICULT SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS- CASE BASED
11.00-11.15TEA
11.00-12.00FREE ORAL PAPER (BASIC)FREE CLINICAL ORAL PAPER
12.00-12.30IRA ORATION
12.30-13.00PRESIDENTIAL ORATION
13.00-14.00LUNCH
14.00-15.00SYMPOSIUM: MYOSITIS SYMPOSIUM: SJOGREN’S SYNDROME
14.00-14.20THE EVOLUTION OF DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA IN MYOSITIS CRITERIA FOR SJOGREN’S: Evolution and Pitfalls
14.20-14.40MYOPATHY: NOVEL METHODS OF DIAGNOSING INFLAMMATORY MYOSITIS EVIDENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT IN SJOGREN’S SYNDROME
14.40-15.00MANAGEMENT OF MYOSITIS: CASE BASED DISCUSSION CONTROVERSIES IN SJOGRENS SYNDROME
15.00-15.40DEBATE: SMALL MOLECULES WILL RING THE DEATH KNELL OF BIOLOGICS IN THE TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS : PROF. ANAND MALVIYA VS PROF. RAMNATH MISHRA
15.00-16.00POSTER ROUNDS
14.00-17.00HALL III GRAPPA WORKSHOPHALL IV VIDEO CAPILLARY WORKSHOP
16.00-16.15TEA
16.15-17.00CPC
17.00-18.00RHEUMAWHIZ QUIZ FINALS: DR. C BALAKRISHNAN
14.00-15.30SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP I (HALL I) SJOGREN SYNDROMESPECIAL INTEREST GROUP II (HALL III) SPONDYLOARTHRITIS SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP III (HALL V) VASCULITIS
DATE/TIMEVENUE
8.12.18
08.00-09.00
MEET THE PROFESSOR
HALL I HALL IIHALL IIIHALL IV
PRECLINICAL LUPUS: PROF. MARTIN ARINGER, USA
DR. PRADYOT SINHA MAHAPATRA
BASIC AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY OPEN HOUSE: GET ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS? PROF. BILL HARNET
DR. AMITA AGGARWAL
MIMICS OF VASCULITIS: DR. DEBASISH DANDA MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS: DILEMMAS AND NOVEL TREATMENTS DR. IRA PANDEY
DR. DS BHAKUNI
HALL AHALL B
TOPICSPEAKERTOPICSPEAKER
09.00-09.30PLENARY SESSION (GUT MICROBIOME IN SPONDYLOARTHRITIS)
09.30-10.30APLAR FORUM SYMPOSIUM: SPONDYLOARTHRITIS
09.30-09.50GUEST SPEAKER 1:
ENTHESITIS, THE BUILDING BLOCK OF PATHOGENESIS OF SPONDYLOARTHRITIS
AN UPDATE IN AXIAL SPONDYLOARTHRITIS
09.50-10.10 GUEST SPEAKER 2:
VITAMIN D AND LUPUS.
TREATMENT OF PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS: A NEW ACR/NPF CLINICAL GUIDELINE
10.10-10.30GUEST SPEAKER 3:
TUMOUR NECROSIS FACTOR SWITCHING OR SWAPPING TO A NEW MECHANISM OF ACTION THERAPY IN RHEUMATIC DISEASES
JUVENILE SPA: OUTCOME IN ADULTHOOD
10.30-11.15DEBATE II:
LIBERAL FLOW OF BIOSIMILARS INTO THE INDIAN MARKET IS A THREAT TO THE STANDARDS OF RHEUMATOLOGIC PRACTICE IN INDIA: PROF ROHINI HANDA VS PROF. ASHOK KUMAR
11.15-11.30TEA
11.15-12.15FREE ORAL PAPER PRESENTATION (BASIC)FREE ORAL PAPER PRESENTATION (CLINICAL)
12.15-12.45KOLKAN IRACON ORATION
12.45-13.15YOUNG INVESTIGATOR’S AWARD ORATION
13.15-14.00LUNCH
14.00-15.00SYMPOSIUM : LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE PEARLS OF WISDOM
14.00-14.20NOVEL METHODS OF IMMUNE-MODULATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM ANIMAL MODELS in RA and SLE
14.20-14.40INFECTIONS AND IMMUNITY
14.40-15.00TARGETING TLRS IN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS
14.00-16.00WORKSHOP: ASSESSMENT OF SEVERITY AND DAMAGE IN VASCULITIS
15.00-16.00 PROF DEODHAR (HALL IV) QUIZ FOR MDS:
DR SAJJAN SHENOY and DR POOJA SRIVASTAVA
POSTER ROUNDS
16.00-16.15TEA
16.10-16.50SYMPOSIUM :OSTEOARTHRITIS SYMPOSIUM: RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
16.10-16.30COST EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENTT OF RA IN INDIA MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS: BEYOND GUIDELINES
16.30-16.50MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS OF RA PREDICTION AND PREVENTION OF OA
16.50-17.30SYMPOSIUM:CRYSTAL ARTHROPATHY Young Turks Forum: Show me your best case
16.50-17.10NEWER DRUGS IN MANAGEMENT OF GOUT
17.10-17.30CPP DISEASE: DILEMMAS IN DIAGNOSIS
14.00-15.30SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP IV (HALL I) SLESPECIAL INTEREST GROUP V (HALL II) MYOSITISSPECIAL INTEREST GROUP VI (HALL III) OSTEOARTHRITIS
DATE/TIMEVENUE
9.12.18
08.00-09.00
MEET THE PROFESSOR
HALL IHALL IIHALL IIIHALL IV
CONTROVERSIES IN APLA
DR. JYOTSNA OAK
DR KAOUSHIK CHOWDHURY
NON-RADIOGRAPHIC AXIAL SPA
DR. VS NEGI
DR. S CHANDRASEKHAR
CRYSTAL ARTHRITIS
DR. ARUP KUNDU
DR. ANURAG BHARDWAJ
DMARDS IN ESRD
Prof. Alakendu Ghsoh
DR. V SARATH CHANDRA
HALL B
TOPIC SPEAKER
09.00-10.00SYMPOSIUM : VASCULITIS
09.00-09.20CLINICAL CONUNDRUMS IN ANCA– ASSOCIATED VASCULITIS
09.20-09.40DADA2 : NEW KID IN VASCULITIS
09.40-10.00Biological basis for treating Takayasu:Towards T2T
10.00-10.30DEBATE:
STEROIDS IN SLE: TO CONTINUE OR NOT?
DR. KAUSHIK BHOJANI VERSUS DR. RAMESH JOIS
10.30-11.10APLA SYMPOSIUM
10.30-10.50APLA IN PREGNANCY (CASE BASED)
10.50-11.10CATASTROPHIC ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME (CASE BASED)
11.10-11.50SYMPOSIUM: RARE DISEASES
11.10-11.30IG G4 DISEASE
11.30-11.50SARCOIDOSIS
11.50-12.10>VALEDICTORY FUNCTION
12.10-ONWARDSLUNCH AND BREAK OFF

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