Preliminary Program

Wednesday, December 4

08:00

Registration and Morning Refreshments

09:00

Welcome Address

  Onychomycosis

09:10

Onychomycosis – The Interpretation of Mycological Laboratory Results

Dr. Rina Segal, Rabin Medical Center, Israel

09:20

 Onychomycosis – An update

 Prof. Boni Elewski, University of Alabama, USA

09:40

Topical and Systemic Antifungal Drugs for Onychomycosis. Past, Present and the Future Safety and Efficacy

Prof. Aditya Gupta, University of Toronto, Canada 

10:00

Onychomycosis in Children – An Update

Prof. Phoebe Rich, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

10:20

Non-dermatophytic Filamentous Fungal Onychomycosis: Reality or Misdiagnosis?

Dr. Regina Schechtman, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

10:30

Non Dermatophytes Molds Onychomycosis – An Update: Diagnosis and Treatment

Prof. Aditya Gupta, University of Toronto, Canada 

10:50

Emtrix for onychomycosis – An Update

Dr. Renata Farhi, The Israeli Hospital Albert Einstein, Brazil

11:00

In Vitro Testing of Drug Combinations for the Treatment of Onychomycosis: Issues Faced         

Dr. Sudaxhina Murdan, University College London, UK

11:10

Tazarotene 0,1% Gel for the Treatment of Onychomicosis: a Clinical Study on 40 Patients

 Laura Vollono and Elena Campione, Università Tor Vergata, Italy

11:20 Q&A

11:30

Coffee Break

 

Nail Biology / Psoriasis

12:00

Biology of the Nail Unit: New Insights from Recent Studies – An update

Prof. Yuval Ramot, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

12:15

Nail Psoriasis – Can We Help?

Dr. Felix Pavlotsky, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel

12:30

Summary of the Biological Treatments Results for Nail Psoriasis

Prof. Dimitris Rigopoulos, Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Sygros Hospital
Greece

12:50

Biologics and Small Molecules in the Treatment of Nail Psoriasis: Real World Data

Prof. Dimitris RigopoulosKapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Sygros Hospital
Greece

13:05

Approach to the Combination of Nail Psoriasis and Onychomycosis

Prof. Boni Elewski, University of Alabama, USA

13:20 Q&A

13:30

Lunch

 

Different Nail Diseases

14:30

Chronic Simple Paronychia: An Update and the Practical Approach for These Patients

Prof. Ralph Daniel, University of Mississippi Medical Center and, University of Alabama, USA

14:45

Onycholysis: An update, and the Practical Therapeutic Approach for These Patients

Prof. Ralph Daniel, University of Mississippi Medical Center and, University of Alabama, USA

15:00

Gel Lacquer Polish – Complications and Outcomes

Prof. Phoebe Rich, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

15:15

Nail Anomalies as an Initial Clue for the Diagnosis of Pachyonychia Congenita

Dr. Liat Samuelov, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

15:30

Q&A

15:40

Coffee Break

16:00

Nail Lichen Planus – Practical Therapeutic Approach

Prof. Bianca Maria PiracciniUniversity of Bologna, Italy

16:15

TBA

16:30

Nail Irregularities Presenting in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: A Systematic  Review of the Literature

Dr. Shamir Geller, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
16:45

Common Pediatric Nail Disorders

Dr. Vered Molho-Pessach, Hadassah Medical Center, Israel

17:00

Scratch Your Head – What Are the Nail Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Dr. Yael Leshem, Rabin Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Israel

17:15 Q&A

17:25

END OF DAY

 

 

Thursday, December 5

08:00

Registration and Morning Refreshments

 

Pathology / Dermoscopy

09:00

Advances in Nail Pathology

Prof. Adam I. Rubin, University of Pennsylvania, USA

09:20

Nail Dermoscopy

Prof. Bianca Maria PiracciniUniversity of Bologna, Italy

09:40

Interpretation of Nail Biopsies with Emphasis on the Location and Size of the Biopsy Required to Perform a More Accurate Diagnosis

Prof. Adam I. Rubin, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:00

The Association of Histopathological Findings in Nail Clippings and the Presence of PAS+ Fungal Elements

Salih Mishlab, Rambam Health Care Campus and The Technion, Israel

10:20

Q&A

10:30 Coffee Break
 

Dermatologic Surgery

10:50

Longitudinal Melanonychia with or without Hutchinson's Nail Sign and Different Nail Pigmented Lesions, from where Exactly Should the Biopsy be taken?

Prof. Eckart Haneke, Dermatol Clin „Dermaticum“, Germany

11:10

Conservative and/or Surgical Approach for Pincer Nails and Ingrown Toenails

Prof. Eckart Haneke, Dermatol Clin „Dermaticum“, Germany

11:30

Treatment of Nail Psoriasis with A Combination of Pulse-Dye Laser (PDL) and Fractional Ablative CO2 Laser (FACL)-Assisted Betamethasone-Calcipotriol Gel Delivery

Dr. Waseem Shehadeh, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israe
11:50

Mycological Cure in Onychomycosis Using Er:YAG Laser and Topical Antimycotic Solution: A Small Open Study

Hani Giryes, Aesthetic and Laser Clinic, Kfar-Yasif, Israel
12:10
Laser Treatment for Dermatophyte and Non-Dermatophyte Fungal Nail Infection – An Update
Dr. Regina SchechtmanPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
12:30

Ortogrip - A Method for Preventing or Correcting Malpositioned Nail, or Modifying Nail Growth

Caroline Semah B.Sc (Hons), M.C.PodSpecialist for Podiatric Nail Surgery

12:50

Q&A

13:00

Lunch

14:00

END OF DAY