Anual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

Conference update: Read our official statement on the Cancellation of the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting  due to the COVID-19 pandemic 
 The sixth BRITSpA Annual Scientific meeting will take place on 16th-17th September 2020 in Birmingham. The  scientific programme for this meeting has been developed independently by the 2020 chairs Alexander Bennett and Helena Marzo-Ortega together with the Executive Committee of BRITSpA. CPD accreditation will be available to all delegates and speakers.

Day 1 Meeting Programme

Prof Georg Schett
Understanding the paradox of bone pathology in SpA: loss versus neo-formation
Dr Lesley Kay, Dale Webb and Melanie Martin
Quality improvement in SpA in the UK
Prize-winning abstracts and presentation of prizes

Day 2 Meeting Programme

Prof Matt Brown
What genetics have taught us about axSpA
Prof Michele Bombardieri
Check point inhibitors: bench to bedside and impact on SpA
Prof Nicholas Harvey
Optimising bone health in SpA
Sarah Legg
How can exercise support bone health
Dr Pedro Machado
Year in Review
Prof Alison Leary
What does the nurse specialist role bring to SpA?
Nick Clarke
Hearing the patient voice: are health professionals listening?
Raj Sengupta
New technologies: how do they help us in our routine clinic?
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