Virtual congress

  The non-profit organisation ClAIR which groups lupus, arthritis and scleroderma associations (among them our French-speaking Belgian member) is organising a virtual congress from tomorrow, 30th March 2018, to 13th April included. LUPUS EUROPE will have a virtual stand in the congress.  For more information, please see the press release: virtual congress CLAIR The congress is […]

ELM 2018

690 people participated in the European Lupus Meeting in Düsseldorf last week (March 21-24). This was 50% increase in comparison to the last ELM in Venice in 2016, which indicates a rising interest in this disease. Most of the participants were lupologists from all across Europe and there were even some from Australia, North- and […]

Convention summary

The LUPUS EUROPE annual convention has just come to a close. Hosted in Milan by Lupus Italy on the occasion of their 30thanniversary, the convention was an inspiring event centred around the theme of “pain, fatigue and stress”, with Dr Chiara Tani as a key note speaker. Benefitting from the Italian Lupus Clinic experience, we […]

World Arthritis Day

It’s #WorldArthritisDay! Check out EULAR´s #DontDelay #ConnectTodaycampaign video featuring Kate, Aran and Simon. Together, we can raise awareness about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. #WAD #WAD2017 You can watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2yHnbZU

LUPUS EUROPE chair speaks at TOPRA Annual Human Medicines Symposium

Tuesday, October 3rd  Chair Kirsten Lerstrøm, LUPUS EUROPE, has been invited to address the TOPRA Annual Human Medicines Symposium; Collaboration – Strategies – Solutions – Global regulatory approaches to improve healthcare. She has been invited to present on How to reflect the needs of patients in drug development programmes  in the session “Involving patients in […]

Kirsten Lerstrøm speaking at the European Parliament ENVI Committee on Autoimmune Diseases

Monday, September 25th Chair Kirsten Lerstrøm, LUPUS EUROPE, has been invited to address the European Parliament ENVI Committee on “The case of lupus: Prevention and Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases” at the workshop in Parliament on “Autoimmune Diseases – modern diseases”. _______________ Message is that lupus is complex and complicated both to manage and to live […]

It’s World Lupus Day!

May 10th is World Lupus Day What is lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the body’s connective tissue and organs. Parts of the body affected can include the joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, brain, blood and skin. Up to 500,000 people in Europe have lupus. 90% of people […]