This event has been organised in collaboration with the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network 

Full programme for : ACNE
TimeSession typeSession title and descriptionSpeaker

LIVE sessions ONLINE via MS Teams

Chair: Dr Rosalind Simpson
 9.50am  Introduction Welcome and introduction

Prof Hywel Williams

Talks with discussion

 10am Systematic Review Evidence informing best treatment for acne vulgaris in clinical practice Prof Eugene Healy
10.30am Systematic Review and database Long term oral antibiotic use in people with acne Dr Ketaki Bhate
 11.00am Expert talk Treatment of negative sequelae of acne - acne scarring Prof Alison Layton
 11.30am Break Break - 15 minutes  
 11.45am RCT Spironolactone for acne - the latest evidence Prof Brigitte Dréno
 12.15pm Expert talk The Acne Journey - You are the expert guide Dr Jerry Tan
 12.45pm  Break  Lunch  

Q&A panel - Ask the Expert  Interactive 1 hour session with pre-submitted questions (on booking)

 1.30pm  Discussion

Question & Answer session with ...

Alison Layton, Miriam Santer, Jane Ravenscroft, Heather Whitehouse, Clive Tubb, Grishma Ramesh and Sophie Dove

Chaired by Professor Hywel Williams

 2.30pm Break  Comfort break - 10 minutes  

Talks with discussion

 2.40pm Systematic Review Acne and acne treatments: Evidence of impact on mental health and suicide risk Dr Tess McPherson
 3.10pm Pipeline Pitches

What's new?

Acne-ID Study

Acne Care Online



Dr Esther Burden-Teh

Prof Miriam Santer

Prof Alison Layton

 3.35pm Critically Appraised Topic Blood testing for isotretinoin - A waste of time? Dr David Jackson
4pm Reflection Closing remarks - End 4.10pm Prof Hywel Williams


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