Wednesday 5 December 2018
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
2 CPD Points
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be one of the most challenging rheumatic diseases to manage.
Known as the invisible illness and with the possibility of starting in childhood, it can span the entire lifetime of an individual.
Attend this meeting to:
Not only will you investigate clinical and research perspectives of SLE, but you will also get direct patient perspectives, providing a unique opportunity for patients, clinicians and other healthcare professionals to come together to talk about this invisible, but real and potentially life-threatening illness.
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Dr Elena Nikiphorou, President, Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Adult lupus: Clinical insights and therapeutic challenges
Professor David Isenberg, Arthritis Research UK Diamond Jubilee Professor of Rheumatology, University College London
Childhood lupus: The challenges facing children and young people
Professor Michael Beresford, Brough Chair, Professor of Child Health, University of Liverpool and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Dealing with the invisible illness
Close of meeting
Wine reception and musical soiree
Lupus Dave and the Davettes will be introduced by Professor 'There Goes Rhyming' Rahman
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