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Please note: this event has passed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone this course for the 2024 year. We apologise for any inconvenience and invite you to express your interest in the 2025 course.

Course overview

The course will be held In-person at Guy's Hospital, London, UK. All the talks in this meeting will be delivered by consultants who are experts in the subject being presented. They all run clinics specifically for patients with topic under discussion.

What does this course cover?

Systemic Lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a multisystem disease and consequently clinicians from a range of specialities care for these patients. It is a disease that doctors and nurses in general medicine and primary care also need to be aware of. This course will be a series of in person talks that cover the main clinical manifestations of lupus, in addition to histopathology and genetics, and interactive case discussions.

More information on what the course will cover can be found in the provisional programme.

What will I achieve?

The aim is to update doctors and nurses in the pathogenesis diagnosis and treatment of the diverse manifestations of lupus. Participants will not only be more aware of current developments, but also be more confident in their knowledge of diagnosis and treatment.

Who is this for?

Clinicians, trainees & nurses in the fields of nephrology, rheumatology and other specialties.

What is the teaching schedule?

Date: 18-19 January 2024

Venue: Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

Hosted by: Centre for Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation at King’s College London.

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CPD Accreditation

'Current topics in Lupus 2024' is subject to be approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 11 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) provides accreditation as a supportive process of evaluating the quality of clinical services and promotes quality improvement through highlighting areas of best practice and areas for change, encouraging the continued development of the clinical service.


This course has received endorsements from the following organisations.

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The European Renal Association

The European Renal Association (ERA) aims to reduce the burden of chronic kidney disease by supporting basic and clinical research in the fields of clinical nephrology, dialysis, and renal transplantation. ERA organises annual congresses and supports fellowships, and CME courses.

NB: ERA‘s endorsement is for the promotion of education in general, therefore the specific content of the event/course is the responsibility of the organiser.

More information about the European Renal Association can be found on their website.

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The UK Kidney Association

The UK Kidney Association is a professional body for the UK kidney community that represents people working in clinical renal care, treating and caring for people with kidney disease, those working in research, or related sciences and fields and all allied healthcare professionals as members.

More information about the UK Kidney Association can be found on their website.

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The British Transplantation Society

The British Transplantation Society is the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, and looks to represents all professionals involved in transplantation in the UK.

More information about the British Transplantation Society can be found on their website.


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Otsuka is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Japan with an international presence including facilities in the UK and the EU. Their European facilities focus on a range of healthcare challenges including neuroscience, nephrology and endocrinology, as well as an interest in digital health technology solutions.

More information about the British Transplantation Society can be found on their website.

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Roche is a Swiss biotechnology company as well as a leading provider of in-vitro diagnostics. 

At this event

Michael  Robson

Consultant nephrologist

David  D’Cruz

Consultant Rheumatologist at Guy’s Hospital

Thomas  Tull

Consultant Dermatologist

Boris  Lams

Consultant in respiratory medicine

Tevik  Ismail

Honorary Consultant Cardiologist

Giovanni  Sanna

Consultant Rheumatologist

Event details

Guy’s Hospital
Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RT