The Emma Stuart Memorial Symposium 2014: Controversies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Complications of Immunosuppressive therapy in IBD and Best Practice to Recognise and Avoid Them

Date:  Wednesday 5th March 2014

Venue:  International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne

12.30 – 13.30

Registration and Lunch

13.30 – 13.50

Dr Ashley Price, Consultant Physician Newcastle upon Tyne

Infections and acute admissions in the immunosuppressed IBD patient

13.50 – 14.20

Mr John Abercrombie,  Consultant Surgeon, Nottingham

Surgery and Immunosuppression: What is the risk?

14.20 – 14.35

Dr Katie Blasdale, Consultant Dermatologist Newcastle upon Tyne

Dermatological complications of immunosuppression

14.35 – 14.50

Dr Martin Duddy, Consultant Neurologist, Newcastle upon Tyne

Neurological complications: MS and PML

14.50 – 15.20

Coffee Break

15.20 – 16.20

Emma Stuart Memorial Lecture

Prof Laurent Beaugerie

Lymphomas and Acute Haematological Complications of Immunosuppression in IBD

16.20 – 16.40

Prof John Isaacs, Rheumatology Newcastle University

Lessons from Immunosuppressed Rheumatology patients: SLE, CVS, Respiratory and Registries

16.40 – 17.10

Prof Ian Sanderson,  London

Paediatrics and Immunosuppression for IBD

17.10 – 17.30

Dr Gavin Spickett, Consultant Immunologist Newcastle upon Tyne.

Vaccination Policy and Immunosuppression


To reserve a place please contact or email:   Ward 48 Office, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary NE1 4LP. 

Tel: 0191 2820135, Fax: 0191 2820523           email: