Program-Rome

Rome Program

2nd INTERNATIONAL KELOID SYMPOSIUM
at PONTIFICIA UNIVERSITÀ SAN TOMMASO D’AQUINO

Rome, Italy – June 7-8, 2018

Time

Title

Speaker

DAY 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

7:30 – 8:30

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome – Opening Ceremony

Michael H. Tirgan, MD

8:45 -10:30

Setting the Scene: Basic Understanding of Keloid Disorder

Clinical Presentation and Proper Terminology

Michael H. Tirgan, MD

Understanding Biology of Keloid Disorder Through Data Analysis

Joel Correa da Rosa, PhD

Age of Onset of Keloid Disorder

Fernanda Oliveria Balbino, PhD

Psycho-Social Impact of Keloid Disorder

Lina Ndjok Mbolong

Keloids of the Feet

Song Kexin, MD

Clinical Case Presentation: Ear Keloid in a Patient with Albinism

Jonel May Breytenbach, MD

Clinical Case Presentation: Spontaneous Keloid Syndrome

Jfri Abdulhadi, MD

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:00 – 12:30

Basic Science of Keloid Disorder

Gene Expression in Keloids and Pleiotropic Effects of Risk Factors for Fibroproliferative Disease

Shirley Brody Russell, PhD

Genetics of Keloid Disorder

Ernst Reichenberger, PhD

Progress in Keloid Animal Models

Dorothy Supp, PhD

From Experimental Data to a Numerical Model of “Keloid-Surrounding Skin” Somposite Structure

Gwenaël Rolin, PhD

Keloids: Proliferative or Inflammatory disorder?

Ferdinand Nangole, MD

Halofuginone vs TGF-Mediated Fibrosis: in Vitro Investigations on Site-Specific Keloid Fibroblasts

Gwenaël Rolin, PhD

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break & Exhibition

12:30 – 13:30

Special Session: Industry Lunch Session

13:30 – 15:00

Role of Surgery in Treatment of Keloid Lesions

Optimization of Surgical Management for the Treatment of Auricular Keloids

Tae Hwan Park, MD, PhD

Intralesional Surgery in Combination with Contact Cryotherapy

Frank Niessen, MD, PhD

A Dermatologic Surgeon’s Approach to Keloids

Jürg Hafner, MD

Role of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy in Management of Keloid Lesions

Jonathan Tsao, MD

Algorithm for Treatment of Chest Wall Keloids. Report of a large study from Peking University.

Xiao Long, MD

Subcutaneous Surgical Resection of Keloid Lesions

Wang Youbin, MD

15:00-15:30

Coffee break & exhibition

15:30: 17:30

Non-Surgical Management of Keloid Lesions

Intralesional Steroids – Efficacy and Side effects

Intralesional Chemotherapy

Laser Treatment, what results to expect?

Reza Ghohestani, MD, PhD

Role of Cryotherapy in Treatment of Bulky Keloids.

Michael H. Tirgan, MD

Abstract Presentation: 595nm Pulsed Dye Laser For Hypetrophic And Keloid Scars Treatment. A Randomized-Controlled Study

Angela Filoni, MD

Clinical Abstract Presentation: Painful Keloids. Evaluation of Risk Factors and Recommendation for Treatment.

Sofie De Schrijver, MD

Understanding Nuchal Keloids , Development of Treatment Strategy

Kamal Malaker, MD

Clinical Case Presentations

17:30-19:00

Reception

20:00 – 23:00

Faculty Dinner

Time

Title

Speaker

DAY 2
Friday, June 8, 2018

7:30 – 8:45

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 -10:30

Clinical Research / Abstract Presentations

Optimization of surgical management for the treatment of auricular keloids

Tae Hwan Park, MD

The effects of post-operative intralesional corticosteroids in the pre-vention of recurrent earlobe keloids: A multispecialty retrospective review

Lamont Jones, MD, MBA

Hypo-fractionated Electron Beam Radiation Therapy, a Retrospective Analysis of 568 Keloid Patient with 834 Keloid Lesions

Xiao Long, MD

Research in Post Sternotomy Keloids

Frank Niessen, MD, PhD

Clinical Staging System of Keloid Disorder

Michael H. Tirgan, MD

THE KELOIDS BANE, WITHOUT THE PAIN – A New Approach in the Treatment of Keloids: Tixel-Associated topical Triamcinolone acetonide and 5-fluorouracil delivery

Ofir Artzi, MD

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:00 – 12:30

Basic Science Research / Abstract Presentation

The MicroRNA Methylome Landscape in Keloid Pathogenesis

Lamont Jones, MD, MBA

Role of DARC/ACKR1 in Inflammatory Tissue Microenvironment of Keloids

Haythem Ali, MD

Canvassing tissue microenvironments for immune disease markers as potential candidates of immunotherapy responsiveness: applicability to keloid pathogenesis”.

Maria Worsham, PhD

Admixture mapping and increased risk factors for fibrosis in African ancestry populations

Shirley Brody Russell, PhD

A comparison of apoptosis levels in keloid tissue, physiological scars and normal skin.

Xiao Long, MD

Micro/Nanotechnology for diagnosis and treatment of keloids and hypertrophic scars.

Chenjie Xu, PhD

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break & Exhibition

12:30 – 13:30

Special Session: Industry Lunch Session

13:30 – 15:00

Vision / Future of Keloid Research

Challenges in Conducting Clinical Research in Keloid Disorder

Patricia Danielsen, MD PhD

Evolution of management of Keloids -from what it was , what it is and the things to come in future.

Kamal Malaker, MD

Keloid Research Foundation—Journal of Keloid Research

Michael H Tirgan, MD

Shortcomings of Surgery in Treatment of Keloids / Debate / Clinical Case Presentations

Michael H Tirgan MD

15:00-15:30

Coffee break & exhibition

15:30: 17:30

Clinical Research Session / Abstract Presentation

Randomized Study of Ear Keloids

Jürg Hafner, MD

Incidence of Hypertension among Keloid Patients

Joel Correa da Rosa, PhD

Ethical Consideration in Clinical Keloid Research

Patricia Danielsen, MD PhD

Vitamin D Receptor Expression in Keloids

Dorothy Supp, PhD

Study of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment in Keloid Patients

Wang Youbin, MD

Multiscale analysis of a keloid by imaging and biomechanical devices

Gwenaël Rolin, PhD

Clinical Abstract Presentation: Use of pneumatic needle-free injec-tion technology for treatment of keloid scars in adult patients

Daniel Cassuto, MD

17:30-19:00

Reception

20:00 – 23:00

Gala Dinner