The Mission of Lupus Academy
The Lupus Academy is a long-term initiative committed to improving patient outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and allied diseases. By providing a highly interactive educational forum, the Lupus Academy is dedicated to sharing best clinical practice through the dissemination and discussion of cutting edge scientific and clinical research.
Lupus Academy is an independent educational initiative managed by the Lupus Academy Foundation, and controlled by the Lupus Academy Consortium. For further details, please visit the dedicated Lupus Academy site.
The Lupus Academy Steering Committee comprises 12 global experts in lupus, who endeavour to provide unparalleled scientific and clinical updates in lupus, through highly interactive meetings and associated enduring learning materials.
Zahir Amoura, MD, MSc
Professor Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière
Ricard Cervera, MD, PhD, FRCP
Professor, Head, Department of Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital Clínic
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Andrea Doria, MD
Professor University of Padova
Thomas Dörner, MD
Professor Charite University Hospitals
Richard A. Furie, MD
Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
New York, United States
Bevra H. Hahn, MD
Professor, University of California
Los Angeles, United States
David A. Isenberg, MD, FRCP, FAMS
Professor and Academic Director of Rheumatology, University College Hospital
London, United Kingdom
Munther A. Khamashta, MD, FRCP, PhD
Professor, Director Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, St Thomas’ Hospital
London, United Kingdom
Sandra V. Navarra, MD
Professor and Head of Rheumatology, University of Santo Tomas
Bernardo Pons-Estel, MD
Professor, Head of Rheumatology at the Cardiovascular Institute of Rosario
Murray B. Urowitz, MD
Professor, University of Toronto
Ronald F. van Vollenhoven, MD, PhD
Professor, Director, Amsterdam Rheumatology and Immunology Center
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Who is Lupus Academy for?
Lupus Academy activities are designed for all clinicians and clinical researchers interested in SLE and its allied diseases.
Educational activities include:
The educational activities of Lupus Academy are supported through financial and in-kind support. The Lupus Academy 2017/18 programme has been supported by independent educational grants from:
GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene
In-kind support has been provided by:
Lupus Science and Medicine