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Rheumatology 2015 will be held in Manchester, United Kingdom in Apr 28 - May 1, 2015.
Rheumatology 2015, the UK`s leading rheumatology conference is dedicated to recent developments in the field of rheumatology and all aspects of rheumatology including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, clinical trials, sports medicine, pain, psoriatic arthritis, work, primary care, basic science and CTD.
At the conference you will:
- Gain accreditation from the RCP and RCN
- Be inspired by keynote lectures, debates, interactive sessions, poster tours, meet the experts and workshops
- Gain support for revalidation
The Rheumatology 2015 conference brings together the whole rheumatology team, trainees and allied health professionals.
Previously, Sir Mark was Director of the Wellcome Trust, which is a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health by supporting the brightest minds. Before joining the Trust he was Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Medicine at Imperial College London.
He is Co-Chair of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology and has been a member of this since 2004. He has also been a member of the India UK CEO Forum, the UK India Round Table and the advisory board of Infrastructure UK and a non-executive member of the Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research. He is a member of a number of international advisory bodies.
He has undertaken independent reviews for the UK Government on the use and sharing of personal information in the public and private sectors: ‘Data Sharing Review’ (2009); and secondary education: ‘Science and Mathematics: Secondary Education for the 21st Century’ (2010).
He received a knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours List for services to medical research and was elected as Fellow of The Royal Society in 2011.
Professor D’Cruz is the Clinical Team Lead of this internationally renowned tertiary referral centre for autoimmune rheumatic disorders. His major clinical and research interests are systemic lupus erythematosus, the antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic vasculitis. He leads the Louise Coote Lupus Clinical Trials Unit which has a portfolio of investigator and industry led trials. His research portfolio includes a translational medicine programme in collaboration with basic science laboratories in the Division of Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Diseases, Kings College School of Medicine.
He trained at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London. Senior House Officer and Registrar rotations at University College and the Royal London Hospitals were followed by a clinical registrar post and then an ARUK Clinical Research Fellowship at St Thomas’ Hospital. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals following a Senior Registrar post in General Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Professor D’Cruz has published widely in the field of autoimmune rheumatic disorders. He is one of the Managing Editors of the journal Lupus and was Editor in Chief of the Journal of Autoimmune Diseases 2004-9. He was President of the Rheumatology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine 2008 – 9.
More keynote speakers to be confirmed.
|28 April - 30 April, 2015|
|09:00 - 17:30|
Please find the full list of registration fees and rate explanations below. The early bird rate expires on 31 January 2015 at midnight, we will not be able to offer the early rate after this time.
Online registration closes at midnight on Sunday 26 April.
After that, registration in person at Manchester Central (from 4pm on Monday 28 April) will incur an extra £20 fee.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
|Accommodation in Manchester|
All rooms are held on an on-line system, allowing you to book and secure your own accommodation using either pro-forma invoices or credit/debit cards. If you require any assistance with your reservation, support is available via the Accommodation Booking Team.
Please click here to book accommodation for this event.
Negotiated delegate rates and rooms will be held up to 31st March 2015 for delegates, so remember to book early. If you require accommodation beyond this date or you have any queries about the website, please contact Visit Manchester.
|Tel: +44 (0)161 238 4563 / 4514|
Have your chance to present research that could have a significant impact on the practice of rheumatology, submit an abstract:
- Raise the profile of your research internationally by having it published in high-ranking journal Rheumatology
- Champion the success of your unit or team
- Gain recognition from experts in the field by having your research peer reviewed
- The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) and British Health Professionals in Rheumatology (BHPR) are committed to ensuring those with an interest in rheumatology can access and contribute to the most up-to-date evidence base; and to improve the knowledge and performance of all those working in the field of rheumatology through our annual meeting.
Our aim is to ensure the content of the programme meets the needs of the multi-disciplinary team.
Please note that all instructions and guidelines can be found on the submission site however it is worth noting the following:
Rheumatology 2015 exhibition and sponsorship options will be delivered to our corporate partners in October and will be displayed here in early November.
To join the mailing list for exhibitors and be first to hear of new opportunities, add your details below or for further information about sponsoring this event or becoming a corporate partner, please contact Lindsay McClenaghan.