Thu 16th May

16:30

Registration in Foyer of York St. Entrance

Tea/Coffee/Bites
Sponsored Symposium

17:00

Improving access to OPAT services for vulnerable and hard to reach patients

Dr. Neil Ritchie, Claire Vallance, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Keynote Speaker

18:00

Acute infectious encephalitis: a neurologist’s perspective

Dr. Nicholas DaviesChelsea & Westminster Hospital

18:40

Clinical Cases

Rob Durcan:  A Nervous Tick

Conor Grant: Just another fever in a returning traveller

Jeffrey Harte: If it Looks like a Duck and it Quacks like a Duck...

Anna O'Rourke:  Careful with his Brains on this one...

Audrey Rice: A Ring-Enhancing Lesion Presenting with Hemiballismus

Nahed Seddiq: The Italian Job

Fri 17th May

08:00

Registration in Foyer of York St. Entrance

Tea/Coffee/Croissants

09:00

Meeting Opening

Prof. Karina Butler, President, IDSI
Keynote Speaker

09:05

Community-acquired Bacterial Meningitis

Prof. Diederik van de Beek, Amsterdam Neuroscience Institute

Keynote Speaker

09:50

Fungal infections of the brain and meninges; who is at risk

Prof. Adilia WarrisUniversity of Aberdeen

10:30

Coffee/Tea

Poster Viewing/ Exhibition in Exam Hall

11:00

Panel Discussion

Keynote Speakers discuss Interesting Cases

Case Presenters:  Joe Heskin, Colm Kerr, Brendan O'Kelly

Sponsored Symposium

11:40

Is it time to rethink the way we treat HIV?

Chair: Adam Stubbs

Prof. José Gatell: The evidence supporting dolutegravir-based 2 drug regimens focusing on dolutegravir and lamivudine

Prof. Mark Nelson, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital: Clinical experience and expert opinion

12:40

Scientific Abstracts: Oral Presentations - TB

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A retrospective evaluation of Central Nervous System Tuberculous Disease in Beaumont Hospital over a ten-year period; case definitions, adherence to treatment guidelines and patient outcomes

Tuberculosis Hospitalizations in Ireland over a 4-Year Period: A Descriptive Study

A Clinical Review of Tuberculosis in the West of Ireland

13:10

Lunch/ Poster Viewing/Exhibition in Exam Hall

Sponsored Symposium

13:45

Dr. Paul Sax

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Massachussetts

Biktarvy Clinical Cases:  Experience from the US

Chair:  Prof. Colm Bergin

Keynote Speaker

14:45

VP shunt infections - does the shunt always have to be removed?

Dr. Fidelma FitzpatrickBeaumont Hospital/RCSI

15:15

State of the Art Symposium

Polypharmacy in HIV - Manageable Now?

Fiona Marra, University of Liverpool

15:45

Tea/Coffee/Poster Viewing/Exhibition in Exam Hall

16:00

Scientific Abstracts: Oral Presentations - HIV

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Impact of Renal Tubular Function on Bone Mineral Density in Older People with HIV

Immunosenescence in HIV is associated with CMV status and lower CD4:CD8 ratio

Inflammatory Phenotypes Predict Pulse Wave Velocity Change on ART in Malawian Adults

Hepatic steatosis, Ageing and MEtabolic Syndrome in HIV Patients (The HAMES-HIV study

Elite Controllers Requiring Elite Management Decisions in the Test and Treat Era

An Assessment of Prescriber's Attitudes to the Introduction of Preferred Regimens of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) at a Local and National Level

 

17:00

Concludes HIV Oral Abstract Presentations

17:30

IDSI AGM

19:30

Faculty & Delegate Dinner

at RCSI, 123 St. Stephen's Green

Sat 18th May

09:00

10 Oral Presentations: Hepatitis, Bacteria etc.

Read Oral Presentations +

Demographics and Treatment Outcomes of Patients with Chronic Hepatitic C Infection Attending a Tertiary Level Hospital in the Era of Unrestricted Access to Direct-Acting Antivirals

Hepatitis B Genotype Distribution and Drug Resistance Mutations in Ireland, 2016-2018

Compliance of Hepatitis B Management at a single site with European Guidelines

Association between Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors and serum magnesium levels

An Audit of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia Clinical Management in a Large Model 4 Teaching Hospital, 2018

Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy for Endovascular Aortic Repair Infection; a Five Year Retrospective Evaluation

A Retrospective Evaluation of Malaria in Beaumont Hospital Over a Ten Year Period from 2008-2018; Diagnosis and Management, Adherence to Treatment Guidelines and Patient Outcomes

Audit of Meningitis Management at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Survey for HIV Ambulatory Care in University Hospital Limerick (UHL)

Service disparity within the National OPAT programme

Sponsored Symposium

10:00

Sponsored Symposium

Hepatitis C Elimination:  the Role of Simplification in identifying and engaging Marginalised Patients

Chair:  Prof. Sam McConkey, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Speakers:  Dr. Eoin Feeney, St. Vincent's University Hospital;  Dr. Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, St. James's Hospital

Keynote Speaker

11:00

Spinal Infection, Instability and Neurological Deficit

Mr. David O'Brien, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

11:40

Coffee/tea, Posters, Exhibition

Joint Session with SSSTDI

View the full SSSTDI meeting program at ssstdi.ie/meetings/2019-spring-meeting

12:00

PrEP cases discussion with Expert Panel Facilitator Say Quah

Expert Panel – Suzanne Todd/Susan Clarke/Emma Devitt
Keynote Speaker

12:45

Neurosyphilis: Host and bacterial risk factors

Prof. Christina Marra, University of Washington

Prof. Christina Marra, University of Washington

13:25

Presentation of Prizes, Close of Meeting

Dr. Eoghan de Barra, Secretary IDSI

The IDSI/SSSTDI joint meeting continues after lunch.
IDSI members are welcome to attend at no extra cost.