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Programme – Saturday, June 2nd

'Please note that the programme will be updated continuously'.

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary session: Appearance matters...

Ballroom IV-V
  • 09:00 - 09:30 Nicola Stock, PhD The Psychology of Appearance: Why Appearance Matters
  • 09:30 - 10:00 Albert Wolkerstorfer, MD, PhD Pigmentation disorders
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Nancy van Loey, PhD Burn severity in relation to self-esteem: differences between men and women

10:30 - 11:00

Break: visit exhibition & poster presentations

Ballroom I-II

11:00 - 12:30

Two paralell sessions & sponsored workshop in this timeslot

Session 11 – Wound healing

Ballroom IV-V
  • 11:00 - 11:20 Prof. Julia Kzhyshkowska, PhD
  • 11:20 - 11:40 Prof. Shashwati Roy, PhD
  • 11:40 - 11:50 Prof. Elof Eriksson, MD, PhD Topical high concentrations of antibiotics formulated in an alginate hydrogel prevents injury progression and stops infection in a porcine burn model
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Prof. David Benjamin Lumenta, MD, PhD Cellulose (Epicite) as application carrier for wounds and burns - preliminary results
  • 12:00 - 12:10 Zjir Rashaan, MD Flaminal® versus Flamazine® in the treatment of partial thickness burns: a randomized controlled trial on clinical effectiveness
  • 12:10 - 12:20 Ibrahim Korkmaz, MSc Increased nox2 expression in keratinocytes after burn injury

Session 12 – Advanced therapies

Griffioen
  • 11:00 - 11:20 Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch, PhD Application of an ATMP in Scar Management
  • 11:20 - 11:30 Ekaterina Kalabusheva, PhD Hair Follicle Dermal Papilla Cells As a Potential Novel Source for Diabetic Wound Healing
  • 11:30 - 11:40 Gabrielle Dijksteel, MSc Antimicrobial peptide treatment to prevent aberrant scarring in MRSA infected wounds
  • 11:40 - 11:50 Bouke Boekema, PhD Cold atmospheric pressure plasma: a novel treatment modality in diabetic foot ulcers
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Thomas Rose, MD Decellularized Human Dermal Matrices for the Treatment of Burn Patients
  • 12:00 - 12:10 Ester Peters Electronic micro-needling on mature burn scars: a case series report
  • 12:10 - 12:20 Carlotta Scarpa, MD The role of the Biophotonic technology in the treatment recalcitrant wounds

Sponsored Workshop 6 – Laser, Scar Assessment and Research

Esperance

See programme sponsored workshops and lunch symposia

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break: visit exhibition & poster presentations

Ballroom I-II

13:30 - 15:00

Two paralell sessions in this timeslot

Session 13 – Regenerative medicine

Ballroom IV-V
  • 13:30 - 13:50 Willeke Daamen
  • 13:50 - 14:00 Robert Knight, MSc Immortalised oral mucosa lamina propria-progenitor cell line derived extracellular vesicles drive
  • 14:00 - 14:10 Prof. Sue Gibbs, PhD Introduction of hair papillae into tissue-engineered skin
  • 14:10 - 14:20 Peter Dungel, PhD The potential of photobiomodulation to enhance wound healing and prevent scar formation
  • 14:20 - 14:30 Vincenzo Vindigni, MD An histological preliminary comparison between the porous matrix from bovine and the porcin dermal matrix

Session 14 – Hypertrophic scars and keloids

Griffioen
  • 13:30 - 13:50 Prof. Wei Liu, MD, PhD Evolution of keloid therapy: from conservative to aggressive surgical approach
  • 13:50 - 14:00 Yara Bachour, MSc Higher concentrations TLR6 and 10 in fibrotic contracted capsules compared to uncontracted capsules
  • 14:00 - 14:10 Erik de Bakker, MD, MSc Low Skin Irritation Threshold in patch test correlates to predisposition to Hypertrophic Scar Formation
  • 14:10 - 14:20 Frank Niessen, MD, PhD Different properties of skin of different body sites: The root of keloid formation?
  • 14:20 - 14:30 Julia Elrod, MD Towards an ulta-sensitive aspiration device for objective scar assessment
  • 14:30 - 14:40 Prof. Jai Prakash, PhD Novel peptide-based therapeutics to inhibit hypertrophic scarring
  • 14:40 - 14:50 Rajiv Raktoe, MSc Skipping to improve scar management: modulation of TGF-β signalling in hypertrophic scars via exon skipping

15:00 - 16:00

Closing remarks & Awards session

Ballroom III-V