Amyloidosis – Introduction, Diagnosis & Treatment of Cardiac Amyloidosis

Register now for the Amyloidosis Webinar sponsored by NZ Amyloidosis Patient Association (NZAPA) to be held on September 23rd, 2020. This webinar event is an exciting educational event where attendees will learn about amyloidosis, diagnosis, treatment of cardiac amyloidosis and connect with experts in the field.

Our Panel Speakers

Dr Carol Whelan
MD MRCP | Consultant Cardiologist | General (internal) medicine | Senior Lecturer @National Amyloidosis Centre, Royal Free Hospital London
Dr Carol Whelan assesses patients for possible coronary artery disease, heart failure or valvular heart disease. She is particularly interested in echocardiography including stress echocardiography and transoesophageal echocardiography. She has a special interest in cardiac amyloidosis and her work includes the screening and follow up of patients for this condition at the National Amyloidosis Centre based at the Royal Free Hospital.  
Professor Philip N Hawkins
Principal Clinical Research Fellow Inflammation Div of Medicine Faculty of Medical Sciences @University College London Medical School and Royal Free Hospital
Professor Philip Hawkins was the Head of the National Amyloidosis Centre at the Royal Free Hospital, London until recently and with 717 research works with 33196 citations and 4673 reads, he is one of the few leading authority in the world of Amyloidosis. In 1987 Professor Philip Hawkins, together with Professor Sir Mark Pepys FRS, developed the SAP scan. This is the only existing method for non-invasive diagnosis and comprehensive follow up of amyloidosis in all parts of the body. The NAC is the only place in the world where the SAP scan is routinely available.
Professor Dr Ed Gane
MBChB, MD, FRACP, MNZM Virology Education | New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit Auckland City Hosp. @Auckland District Health Board
Professor Ed Gane was honoured for his innovative contributions to the development of a cure for Hepatitis C. He is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland and Deputy Director and Hepatologist of the New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit at Auckland City Hospital. His work at the NZLTU has seen him highly involved in liver transplantation for familial amyloid patients in New Zealand.
 Dr Simon Gibbs
MBBS FRACP FRCPA
Director
Victorian and Tasmanian Amyloidosis Service, part of Eastern Health
Dr Simon Gibbs is one of the leading specialist this side of the world and has contributed much into the research and discoveries of new innovative ways to effectively raise awareness of Amyloidosis, as well as the area of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease. 

Panel Speaker 
Topics
Professor Philip HawkinsPathogenesis (ATTR & AL)

Clinical Features of Amyloidosis

Diagnosis of Amyloidosis
Dr Carol WhelanManagement of Amyloidosis (Cardiac emphasis)
Treatment

Professor Ed Gane 

Liver Transplantation

siRNA/ ASO (Gene Silencing and Oglionucleotides) in NZ
Dr Simon GibbsRecognition and Diagnosis Update on ATTR 
PanelQ & A
Schedule of Program for webinar
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