Programme ASPCR

Time Friday, 17th August 2018
The Balmoral - Hall A
Friday, 17th August 2018
Parallel Sessions
The Winchester - Hall B
Saturday, 18th August 2018
The Balmoral - Hall A
07.30 - 08.00 am Registration Chairpersons: Prof Sang Ho Oh & Prof Jayamini Seneviratne
Chairpersons: Prof Binod Khaitan & Dr Chalukya Gunasekera Free Papers
08.00 - 08.30 am Inherited Disorders of Pigmentation
Prof Jayamini Seneviratne (Sri Lanka)
08.30 - 09.00 am Recent Advances of Genetic Diagnosis in Pigmentary Disorders
Prof Vajira Dissanayaka (Sri Lanka)
Effect of Environmental Stress on Melanocytes
Prof Sang Ho Oh (South Korea)
09.00 - 09.30 am Lasers in Pigmentary Disorders - An Update
Dr Michelle Rodrigues (Australia)
Recent Advances in Melanin Transfer Mechanisms
Prof Yan Lu (China)
09.30 - 10.00 am LED in Dermatological Treatment
Prof Flora Xiang (China)
Melanocyte Stem Cell
Dr Min Jiang (China)
10.00 - 10.30 am Tea Break Tea Break Tea Break
Chairpersons: Prof Ichiro Katayama & Dr K Satgurunathan Chairpersons: Dr Johannes Dayrit & Dr Sharnika Abeyakirthi Chairpersons: Prof Nikolas Haass & Dr Janaka Akarawita
10.30 - 11.00 am Recent Advances in Pathogenesis of Vitiligo and Implications for Medical Treatment
Prof Davinder Parsad (India)
Free Papers Liquid Biopsy in Melanoma
Prof Melanie Ziman (Australia)
11.00 - 11.30 am Vitiligo and the Microbiome
Prof Caroline Le Poole (USA)
Free Papers Modelling Acral Lentiginous Melanoma in 3D
Prof Nikolas Haass (Australia)
11.30 - 12.00 nn Current Novel Concept on Measuring the Extent of Vitiligo using Computer Image Analysis of Digital Photographs
Prof Steven Thng (Singapore)
Free Papers Melanoma Progression and the Aged Microenvironment
Prof Ashani Weeraratna (USA)
12.00 - 12.30 am Optimizing Outcome of Cellular Grafting in Vitiligo
Dr Boon Kee Goh (Singapore)
Free Papers Confocal Microscopy in Pigmentary Disorders
Dr Pan Zhanyan (China)
12.30 - 01.30 pm Lunch Lunch Lunch
Chairpersons: Dr Adrian Mar & Dr Ganga Sirimanna Chairpersons: Dr Trilokraj Tejasvi & Dr Binari Wijenayake
Chairpersons: Dr Sidharth Sonthalia & Dr Indira Kahawita
01.30 - 02.00 pm Approach and Differential Diagnosis of Vitiligo
Dr Michelle Rodrigues (Australia)
Free Papers Dermoscopy of Pigmented Lesions in Skin of Color
Dr Sidharth Sonthalia (India)
02.00 - 02.30 pm A Global Consensus on Macular Pigmentation of Uncertain Aetiology
Prof Prasad Kumarasinghe (Australia)
Free Papers Melanophages in Health and Disease
Dr Johannes Dayrit (The Philippines)
02.30 - 03.00 pm New Trends in Cosmaceutical Depigmenting Preparations
Prof Kyoung Chan Park (South Korea)
Free papers Epidemic Cydnidae Pigmentation: A Novel Disorder
Prof M Ramam (India)
03.00 - 03.30 pm Tea Break Tea Break Tea Break
Chairpersons: Prof Rashmi Sarkar & Dr Manel Dissanayake Chairpersons: Dr Caroline Le Poole & Dr Poorna Weerasinghe Chairpersons: Prof Eric Lan & Dr Saman Gunasekara
03.30 - 04.00 pm Keratinocytes… The Main Culprits Behind Melasma
Prof Steven Thng (Singapore)
Free Papers Sunscreens and Skin Ageing
Prof Eric Lan (Taiwan)
04.00 - 04.30 pm What's New in the Management of Melasma?
Prof Rashmi Sarkar (India)
Free Papers Update on Depigmenting Agents
Dr Gayani Liyanage (Sri Lanka)
04.30 - 04.45 pm Hypo and Hyperpigmented Mycosis Fungoides in Skin of Color
Dr Trilokraj Tejasvi (USA)
Free Papers Epidermal Barrier Functions in Progressive Macular Hypomelanosis in Fitzpatrick Type IV/V skin
Dr. Nisansala Nagodavithana
04.45 - 05.00 pm Comparative Study of Skin Lightening Agents on Skin of Colour
Dr. Achala Liyanage
05.00 - 06.00 pm ASPCR Council Meeting ASPCR General Meeting



Friday. 17th August 2018
Parallel Sessions
The Winchester - Hall B

Saturday. 18th August 2018
The Balmoral - Hall A

Chairpersons: Prof Sang Ho Oh & Prof Jayamini Seneviratne
07.30 – 07.40 am Mussel adhesive Protein Inhibits Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation through Wound Healing and Attenuation of Inflammation
Dr Z Q Liu
07.40 – 07.50 am SENP1 regulates TH1 chemokines via IFN-γ−STAT1 signaling in keratinocytes through STAT3-deSUMOylation
Dr Fuquan LIN
07.50 – 08.00 am LED 585 nm photomodulation inhibiting melanin synthesis and inducing autophagy in human melanocyte
Dr Adele Li Chen
08.00 – 08.10 am ATP from UV irradiated keratinocytes triggers melanogenesis through P2X7 activation
Prof Sang Ho Oh
08.10 – 08.20 am Lack of the essential autophagy gene Atg7 affects the response to UVB in mouse melanocytes
Dr Xiuzu Song
08.20 – 08.30 am Oral compound glycyrrhizin promotes repigmentation of vitiligo in children: A prospective study of 50 cases
Miss Li Zhang
Chairpersons: Dr Johannes Dayrit & Dr Sharnika Abeyakirthi
10.30 – 10.40 am Dermoscopic-histological correlation in Lichen planus pigmentosus: A prospective study confirming utility of Dermoscopy in assessment of disease severity
Dr Pankaj Tiwary
10.40 – 10.50 am A descriptive study of dermatoscopic patterns of facial hyperpigmentation
Dr G H D C Janappriya
10.50 – 11.00 am Pigmentation of lips: A rarely recognized manifestation of atopic dermatitis- A case series
Dr S Pirabakaran
11.00 – 11.10 am Use of skin lightening products among female garment factory employees in Sri Lanka: attitudes, practices and adverse effects.
Dr Niranjan Ariyasinghe
11.10 – 11.20 am Characterization of acne induced hyperpigmentation and testing of Post acne hyperpigmentation index in the Sri Lankan setting.
Dr Niranjan Ariyasinghe
11.20 – 11.30 am Descriptive study on Epidemiology, Clinical pattern and impact on quality of life among individuals with Melasma
Dr C G Wanniarachchi
11.30 – 11.40 am Study of contact sensitivity to cosmetic allergens in melasma
Dr Sonali Verma
11.40 – 11.50 am A randomized, controlled split-face study on localized, intradermal microinjections of Tranexamic Acid for Melasma
Dr Aseem Sharma
11.50 – 12.00 nn
12.00 – 12.10 pm Malignant and potentially malignant neoplasms in skin of colour: series of 26 cases
Dr Indira Kahawita
12.10 – 12.20 pm Fractional Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser scar resurfacing in Fitzpatrick skin type IV-VI: Analysis of sixteen cases
Dr Nuwangika Marcellin
12.20 – 12.30 pm Pigmentary changes in systemic sclerosis: a window to severity
Prof Binod Khaitan
12.30 – 01.30 pm LUNCH
Chairpersons: Dr Trilokraj Tejasvi & Dr Binari Wijenayake
01.30 – 01.40 pm Clinical and histopathological evaluaton of facial patches with pigment alteration
Dr A B Wickramanayake
01.40 – 01.50 pm Use of long pulsed Nd YAG laser hair removal in Fitzpatrick skin type IV-V
Dr B S D P Keragala
01.50 – 02.00 pm Treatment of Non-Vitiligo Leucodermas with Non-Cultured Epidermal Cell Suspension: An Indian Experience
Dr Madhulika Mhatre
02.00 – 02.10 pm Do Oxidative stress and Melanin accumulation contribute to the pathogenesis of Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis - A prospective case-control study.
Dr Priyanka Yadav
02.10 – 02.20 pm Efficacy of oral cyclosporine in treatment of progressive vitiligo
Prof Asit Kumar Mittal
02.20 – 02.30 pm Modified method of Autologous non-cultured epidermal cell suspension transplantation in treatment of stable vitiligo
Dr Simran Pal Aneja
02.30 – 02.40 pm Gut microbiome analysis identifies potential aetiological factors in vitiligo patients
Dr Xin-gang Wu
02.40 – 02.50 pm IGF-1 acts immunosuppressive effect on CD8+ T cells and curbs depigmentation induced by H2O2
Dr C P Guan
02.50 – 03.00 pm
03.00 – 03.30 pm TEA
Chairpersons: Dr Caroline Le Poole & Dr Poorna Weerasinghe
03.30 – 03.40 pm Homocysteine levels in blood and the severity of vitiligo before and after Narrow Band UV-B phototherapy
Dr Jitender Taneja
03.40 – 03.50 pm Surgical Excision of Lip Vitiligo- A Novel and Effective treatment modality
Dr Sanober Daruwalla
03.50 – 04.00 pm Morphological alterations and increased S100B expression were observed in epidermal Langerhans cells in skin from patients with vitiligo
Dr Lingli Yang
04.00 – 04.10 pm 6-SG induces anti-oxidant activity and promotes melanin synthesis: Promising transcutaneous therapy for vitiligo/leukoderma
Prof Ichiro Katayama
04.10 – 04.20 pm Micropigmentation: A tool for treatment of difficult-to-treat vitiliginous areas
Dr Aseem Sharma
04.20 – 04.30 pm Randomized study to compare the efficacy of oral azathioprine versus oral corticosteroid mini pulse in treatment of unstable vitiligo
Dr Smita Priyadarshni
04.30 – 04.40 pm Autologous Negative Pressure Epidermal Harvesting System-A Novel And Minimally Invasive Technique In Vitiligo Surgery
Dr Radha Mundhra
04.40 – 04.50 pm Vitiligo and autoimmune thyroid disease in Sri Lanka - an emerging risk factor
Dr Eranga Wickramanayake
04.50 – 05.00 pm

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