2011 Meeting

2011 Program


Tuesday June 7th 2011 - Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Sponsored Symposium – BMS – Chair: Dr. Paddy Mallon Dr. Catherine Fleming – Evolving Epidemiology of HIV in Ireland Dr. Paddy Mallon - Safety of atazanavir in clinical practice – the Irish Perspective.
Afternoon Coffee
Opening Address – ‘Response to Pandemic Influenza H1N1 – Lessons learned’ - Prof. Lindsay Grayson, Melbourne, Chair Prof Bill Powderly
SpR Clinical Case Presentations Chaired by Prof Bill Powderly, Judges: Prof. Steve Calderwood(MGH) and Dr. Lindsay Grayson

Wednesday June 8th 2011 - Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Sponsored Symposium – Pfizer – Chair: Prof. Mary Horgan New Updates on the Management of MRSA Nosocomial Infection Dr Ian Gould, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland
Welcome – Dr. Gerard Sheehan
Plenary Session – Prof. Steve Calderwood, chair Dr. Gerard Sheehan ‘Cholera- a neglected infectious disease but still a recurring menace’
OPAT – Chair: Dr. Catherine Fleming Prof Lindsay Grayson – Melbourne Australia – 'OPAT - what it's all about and how it can help’
Mark Gilchrist – Imperial College London – ‘Introducing a new OPAT database + registry’
OPAT Experience in Northern Ireland in 2010 A McBride1, J Kayes2, B Kelly2, C Nevin3, C Donnelly1, S Hedderwick1 Department of Infectious Diseases1, Acute Services2, Pharmacy3, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland
Predictors of Amputation during Admission for Patients Hospitalised with Diabetic Foot Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study DP Gallagher1, SF Dinneen2, CA Fleming1.Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Galway, Department of Endocrinology, University Hospital Galway
PrSeroprevalance of Schistosomiasis and Strongyloides Infection in Patients from Endemic Areas attending a European Infectious Diseases Clinic Sadlier C1, Brown A1, Lambert J1, Sheehan G1, Mallon P.W.G1, 2, 1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 2 School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University College Dublin, Ireland.
Morning Coffee
‘Anti-infective Stewardship in recessionary times’ Chairs Dr.Andrea Holmes, Dr.Jenny Kiernan
Dr. Michael Barry – Dept of Pharmacoeconomics, Trinity College Dublin TBA
A 5 Year Retrospective Review Of Bloodstream Infection In A National Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit Fraher MH1, Kelleher M1, Conneally E2, O’Connell B 1 Department of Clinical Microbiology, 2Department of Haematology, St. James Hospital, Dublin
Results of Irish National Point Prevalence Studies 2009 and 2010 D. Lambert1, M. Philbin1, A. Oza2 1On behalf of the IAPG, 2On behalf of the HPSC
The Spectrum of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease at an Adult Tertiary Care Hospital in the Early 21st Century C. Rock, J. Fitzgerald, C. Sadlier, A. Brown, S. Kelly, C. Dowling, C. Bergin Department of genitourinary medicine and infectious diseases, St. James’s Hospital, James’s street, Dublin 8.
Closely Related KPC-producing K. pneumoniae from Hospital Inpatients and Community in Mid-West of Ireland.Iris Condon1, Catherine Ludden2, Mary Corcoran2, Nuala O’Connell1, Martin Cormican2, Teck Wee Boo2, Dearbháile Morris1 Department of Microbiology, Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland 2 Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Ecology (ARME) Group, School of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway
Sponsored Symposium – Gilead – chair: Dr. Susan Clarke Shaping the Future: Long Term Sustainable Management of HIVProf Colm Bergin - Addressing challenges within HIV service delivery Dr Andrew Ustianowski, North Manchester Hospital – How will ART fit into the changing landscape?
Virology Session, co-chairs Prof. Sam McConkey, Prof. Colm Bergin
Dr. Tomas Hanke – University of Oxford - Development of a universal HIV-1 vaccine
Dr. Clair Gardner – Dept of Immunology and Biochemistry Trinity Dublin – Host factors in spontaneous resolution of HCV
Utility of Host Genetics to Individualise Hepatitis C (HCV) Treatment in HIV/HCV Co-infection O’ Shea D1, Keane C2, Farrell G1, Gardiner C2, Bergin C1. 1Department of Infectious Diseases, St James’s Hospital, James’s Street, Dublin 8 2School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2.
Epstein Barr Virus Gene Expression, HLA Alleles and Chronic High
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EBV Viral Load in Paediatric Renal Transplant Patients. J. Moran, M. Carr, A. Waters, J. Connell, A. Awan, W. Hall and J. Hassan. Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases & National Virus Reference Laboratory, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4 & Department of Nephrology, Childrens’ University Hospital, Temple Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.
HIV-1 Tat Clade B Increases Interferon-gamma Production by Gamma Delta T-cells A Kennedy1, DG Doherty2, M Hennessy1, JP Spiers1. 1Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and 2Department of Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Switching Zidovudine to Tenofovir Improves Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Volume and mtDNA Content ER Feeney,1 2, S Vrouenraets3, F Wit3, K Brinkman4, E Capel5, P Domingo6, F Villaroya7, J Capeau5, P Reiss3, PWG Mallon1,2 on behalf of the PREPARE study group
Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment- A Comparison of Guidelines KM McFaul, C Fleming Dept of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Galway
Patients Accessing Adult Ambulatory Care for HIV-infection in Ireland: preliminary demographic data. H. Tuite1, A O’ Hora2, M. Horgan3, P. Mallon4, B. Mooka5, S. Mc Conkey6, C. Bergin1, C. Fleming7 on behalf of the HPSC group
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