Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Saturday 15 September 2018

08.00 - 09.00  Meet the Professor sessions:
                        - Oro-genital disease - Farida Fortune (UK) Ruys zaal - 4th floor
                        - Cutaneous disease - Andreas Altenburg (Germany) Van Rijckevorsel zaal - 4th floor
                        - Ophthalmological disease - Ilknur Tugal-Tutkun (Turkey) Plate zaal - 4th floor
                        - Neurological disease - Gulsen Akman-Demir (Turkey) Mees zaal – 4th floor
                        - Articular disease - Franktien Turkstra (the Netherlands) van der Vorm zaal – 4th floor
                        - Vascular disease - Emire Seyahi (Turkey) Beuningen zaal – 3rd floor
                        - DD in BD - Clinical conditions mimicking Behçet's disease - Eldad Ben-Chetrit (Israel) Schadee Zaal – 3rd floor

 09:00 - 10:20       SESSION 6 - Therapeutic session 'New therapeutic strategies '
                               Chairs Dominique Baeten & Hasan Yazici
                              09:00 - 09:20           Targeting IFN type I and II pathways in autoimmune diseases! - Marjan Versnel (the Netherlands)
                              09:20 - 09:40           Biosimilars in BD - Martin van Hagen (Netherlands)
                              09:40 - 10:00           Update on anti-TNF therapy: timing of tapering - Petros Sfikakis (Greece)
                              10:00 - 10:20           Molecular designed agents in Behçet's disease - Gülen Hatemi (Turkey)                           

10:20 - 10:40       Coffee break

10:40 - 11:30       Keynote lecture – ‘The ethics of genetic analysis’ by James Stacey Taylor (USA)
                              Chair Jan van Laar

11:30 - 12:00       Closing remarks - Jan van Laar (President)

12:00                  Lunchboxes available (Foyer)

12:00 - 13:00       Executive committee meeting (Hudig zaal)