Meet the Professor Sessions will allow participants to meet with outstanding researchers and clinicians and gain new perspectives in Lupus and SLE.
These sessions have been designed to give participants the unique opportunity to hear from these international experts about topics that they are passionate about.
Participation in these sessions is available to all Congress participants, at no extra charge.
‘East Meets West’ Sessions
Learn how Lupus is managed across different areas of the globe by discussing a variety of regional cases, affected by socioeconomic and demographic factors:
- East Meets West: Lupus Nephritis
Daniel TM Chan, Hong Kong and Frederic Houssiau, Belgium
- East Meets West: Difficult Lupus
Sandra Navarra, Philippines, CS Lau, Hong Kong and Alberta Hoi, Australia
- East Meets West: CNS Lupus
Yoshiya Tanaka, Japan and John Hanly, Canada
Career in Research
Junior clinicians and scientists will learn about establishing a career in research and gain global perspective on pursuing a career in lupus research by hearing from successful research doctors.
What characteristics should a potential PhD candidate have? What are the exciting areas of research in the future?
- A Career in Lupus Research: Tips and Inspiration
Fabienne Mackay, Australia, Dafna Gladman, Canada and CS Lau, Hong Kong
Challenges in Lupus
Benefit from the wealth of experience of world experts in challenging aspects of Lupus:
- Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome
Munther Khamashta, United Kingdom
- Lupus in Pregnancy
Aisha Lateef, Singapore
- Clinical Trials – Design, Endpoints, and Outcomes
Mandana Nikpour, Australia and Joan Merrill, USA
Advances in SLE
An overview of recent advances in the field and what the direction of future research will be:
- Big Science in SLE and Autoimmune Disease
Virginia Pascual, USA and Eoin McKinney, United Kingdom