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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DUPUYTREN DISEASE

This conference is organized by the International Dupuytren Society in cooperation with the Dupuytren Research Group and is hosted by the University of Oxford. The conference will include academic research presentations and panel discussions regarding Dupuytren disease and related conditions. The goal of this conference is raising awareness regarding Dupuytren disease, sharing new concepts and ideas, and promoting cooperative efforts to work for a cure.

The conference will hopefully be a physical gathering of researchers and clinicians with a wide spectrum of interests: cell biology, genomics, surgery, pharmacotherapy, radiotherapy, biomechanics, therapy, as they relate to Dupuytren disease and related conditions. Should the current pandemic continue into 2021, the Organizing Committee might decide to arrange a virtual conference, The conference is planned to be held at

*** Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the conference has been postponed to 2021 ***

New schedule, same location:

September 2021, Oxford, United Kingdom

IMPORTANT: The International Dupuytren Conference in September 2021 will be combined by a “Hackathon“, where we will have presentations and practical demonstrations from leading researchers in the field of Dupuytren disease. For further details see the Scientific Program. The Dupuytren conference will follow the British Society for Surgery of the Hand Autumn meeting in Oxford on the 9th and 10th September. Plan ahead for a fantastic week of hand related education and research in beautiful Oxford!

The Oxford Dupuytren conference is part of a series of international conferences that started in 2010 in Miami, Florida, and was followed by a conference in 2015 in Groningen, The Netherlands, (Conference History). Results of those conferences have been published in Charles Eaton, Heinrich Seegenschmiedt, Ardheshir Bayat, Giulio Gabbiani, Paul Werker, and Wolfgang Wach (Eds.) “Dupuytren’s Disease and Related Hyperproliferative Disorders” Springer, 2012 ebook and in Paul Werker, Joseph Dias, Charles Eaton, Bert Reichert, Wolfgang Wach (eds) “Dupuytren Disease and Related Diseases – The Cutting Edge”, Springer 2016, http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319321974.

The proceedings of the Oxford conference will also be published. Details will be announced after the conference on  proceedings.

 

International Conference on Dupuytren Disease and Related Diseases

Oxford, United Kingdom, 3 – 4 September 2020