One Day Symposium on Smell & Taste Disorders

One day symposium for clinicians and researchers

6th May 2022

£100 fee for those attending in person

£50 discounted fee for those attending via Zoom

5x CPD credits awarded

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UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA & FIFTH SENSE

  • Patient perspectives
  • Investigations
  • Chemosensory testing
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Current and future management strategies
  • Research priorities

Please contact K.Tate@uea.ac.uk for further details

Location address: University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Chancellor's Drive, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK

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Draft Schedule

Draft schedule for the day.

09:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 Welcome from Prof. Carl Philpott and Duncan Boak

10:10 Patient voices:

  • Chronic rhinosinusitis (June Blyth)
  • Post-infectious olfactory dysfunction (Lucy Thomas)
  • Post-traumatic olfactory dysfunction (Carl Hughes)
  • Idiopathic (Ruth Sullivan)
  • Congenital (Chessie Horwood)

11:00 Olfactory function – in health and disease (Simon Gane)

11:15 History taking and questionnaires (Lisha McClelland)

11:30 Coffee break

11:50 Investigating patients – what tests to organise (CP/Kala Kumaresan)

12:05 Psychophysical testing options (Katie Whitcroft)

12:20 Functional MRI and OERPs (Sara Bengtsson/Saber Sami/Caroline Huart)

12:45 Lunch

13:30 Functional MRI and Psychophysical testing workshop

13.30 Olfactometer and fMRI at UBIC (Rashed Sobhan and Kala Kumaresan; in person delegates to arrive at UBIC at 13:25)

5 minute interlude while in person delegates return to the New Science Building – remaining items on Zoom link

14.05 Sniffin’ Sticks extended test (Jane Woods & Mairenn Garden)

14.15 SSParot test (Kala Kumaresan & Mairenn Garden)

14.20 U-sniff paediatric test (Jane Woods & Andreas Espehana)

14.30 Retronasal testing (Shyam Gokani & Andreas Espehana)

14.45 Taste strips test (Jane Woods & Shyam Gokani)

15:00 COVID-19 related olfactory dysfunction (Claire Hopkins)

15:20 Break for tea and coffee

15:40 Managing olfactory disorders – ask the panel (all speakers)

16:10 Future directions for treatment (Steven Munger)

16:30 Research priorities – the JLA PSP and Fifth Sense’s Research Hub (CP) with Hub Leads

16:50 Core Outcome Set for Trials in Olfactory Disorders (Kala Kumaresan)

17:00 Closing remarks with Prof. Carl Philpott and Duncan Boak

17:10 End