Program

Skin Research Group of Canada

SRGC Toronto 2022

Nov 24-26 | 9th Annual Conference

7:30 - 8:00am

Registration & Poster Set Up

8:00 - 10:00am

Plenary Session I | Clinical Skin Research

Moderators: Robert Gniadecki & Brice Valentin Magne

8:00 – 8:20am

Treatment of Ocular Rosacea: A Systematic Review.

Ilya Mukovozov, University of British Columbia

8:20am

Reddit Analysis of Eczema Posts Uncovers Patient Needs.

Maxine Joly-Chevrier, Université de Montréal

8:30am

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis in Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Samia Rahman, University of Alberta

8:40am

Perspectives and Knowledge of Acne Vulgaris Amongst Pre-Pubescent Youth: Preliminary Results from a New Educational Intervention.

Vincent Wan, University of British Columbia

8:50am

Comparison of Clinical Presentations and Treatment Outcomes of Pityrosporum Folliculitis in Immunocompetent versus Immunocompromised Patients.

Maxwell Green, Tulane University School of Medicine

9:00am

Coffee Break

9:10am

Clinical Course and Treatment Outcomes of IgA Vasculitis in Adults: A Systematic Review

Samantha Starkey, University of British Columbia

9:20am

Interventions for post-burn pruritus: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sarthak Sinha, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

9:30am

The relevance of skin biopsies in the diagnosis of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and/or toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Farhan Mahmood, University of Ottawa

9:40am

Internal Medicine Meets External Medicine: Survey of Dermatology Education for Internal Medicine Residents.

Valerie Doyon, University of British Columbia

9:50am

Barriers to Healthcare Access for Patients with Psoriasis.

Jeffrey Toy, University of British Columbia

10:00 - 12:00pm

Come See My Poster (Moderated Poster Walks)

Visit Our Sponsor Booths

Lunch Break

12:00 - 2:00pm

SKiN Canada Workshop

SRGC Keynote Lecture | Frontiers in Clinical Research

2:00 - 3:00pm

“Dupuytren’s Disease – a riddle inside a mystery, wrapped in…skin?”

David O’Gorman, MSc PhD Western University

Moderated by Andrew Leask

3:00 - 5:00pm

Plenary Session II | Wound Healing and Regeneration

Moderators: Andrew Leask & Sophie Morin

3:00pm

Skin regeneration is enabled in the absence of fibroblast inflammatory priming.

Sarthak Sinha, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

3:10pm

Mast cell degranulation contributes to fibrogenesis and resolution of dermal fibrosis.

Edwin Leong, Dalhousie University

3:20pm

Baseline fibroblast states driving differences in scar formation in young and aged healing skin.

Arzina Jaffer, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

3:30pm

TGF-β receptor internalization is impaired in scleroderma fibroblasts and is associated with reduced TGF-β receptor-caveolin-1 interaction.

Shikha Chawla, McGill University Health Centre

3:40pm

Is the YAP inhibitor celastrol a novel treatment for scleroderma fibrosis?

Pratyusha Chitturi, University of Saskatchewan

3:50pm

Investigating angiotensin II type 2 receptor signaling in cutaneous wound healing.

Julia Harrison, IWK Health Centre

4:00pm

Coffee Break

4:20pm

Antibacterial Thermo-Sensitive Silver Hydrogel Nanocomposite Improves Wound Healing.

Nafise Amiri, University of British Columbia

4:30pm

Comparison of split thickness skin graft (STSG) and self-assembled skin substitute (SASS) following burn trauma using three modalities.

Charles Arcand, Université Laval

4:40pm

Ice-recrystallization inhibitors from the gluconamide family act as effective cryoprotectants for the long-term storage of dermal constructs.

Jason Dagher, LOEX – CRCHUQ

4:50pm

Targeting scar formation window for potential anti-scar drug delivery through smart solid lipid nanoparticles.

Farinaz Jonidi Shariatzadeh, University of Manitoba

SRGC Keynote Lecture | Frontiers in Translational Research

5:00 – 6:00pm

“Anatomical Diversity of Skin in Development, Health & Disease”

Tanya Shaw, PhD King’s College London

Moderated by Ivan Litvinov

6:00pm

Welcome Reception  (Space Limited)