Professor Bernardo Antonio Pons-Estel, MD

Professor Bernardo Antonio Pons-Estel, MD

Regional Center for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases (CREAR),
Argentina

Bernardo Antonio Pons-Estel is head of the Regional Center for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases (CREAR) of Rosario, Argentina. Professor Pons-Estel obtained his medical degree from the National University of Rosario, received a Rheumatology Scholarship from the Rosario University Medical Center and went on to complete a fellowship within the Division of Rheumatology at Bellevue Hospital, New York University Medical Center in 1982. During 1983–1984 Professor Pons-Estel completed his MD at the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of Missouri Cancer Research Center, Columbia, Missouri and at Irvington House Institute, University Hospital, New York University Medical Center, New York.

Professor Pons-Estel is main coordinator for the Latin American Group for the Study of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (GLADEL), the Genomic Study of Latin-American Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (GLA-GENLES) and the Latin American Group for the Study of Rheumatic Diseases in Indigenous People (GLADERPO). He was also President of the Argentine Rheumatology Society (2011–2013), Chair of the 10th International Congress on SLE (April 2013) and Chair of the Pan- American League or Rheumatology Associations (PANLAR) Congress (April 2018). He is an active member of the Science and Educational Committee of the PANLAR, member of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC), and an International Member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

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