About Lupus Academy

The Lupus Academy is a not-for-profit, independent medical education initiative led by a group of globally-recognised experts in lupus. It is funded through multiple grants, sponsorships and delegate registration fees.

Mission Statement
The Lupus Academy is a long-term initiative committed to improving patient outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus and allied diseases. By providing a highly interactive educational forum, the Lupus Academy is dedicated to sharing best clinical practice through the dissemination and discussion of cutting edge scientific and clinical research.

You can find a short history of the Lupus Academy and an overview of its activities in this document: About Lupus Academy.

Lupus Academy is controlled by the Lupus Academy Consortium, comprising:

  • The Lupus Academy (Academic) Steering Committee constisting of the following persons (in alphabetical order):
    • Zahir Amoura, MD MSc
      French National Reference Centre for SLE and APS, Pitie-Salpetriére Hospital, Paris, France
    • Eloisa Bonfá, MD, PhD
      University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Ricard Cervera, MD PhD FRCP
      Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    • Maria Dall’Era, MD
    • University of California, San Francisco, United States
    • Andrea Doria, MD
      University of Padua, Italy
    • Thomas Dörner, MD
      Charité University Hospitals, Berlin, Germany
    • Richard A. Furie, MD,
      Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, United States
    • David A. Isenberg, MD FRCP FAMS
      University College London, United Kingdom
    • Sandra Navarra, MD
      University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
    • Bernardo Pons-Estel, MD
      Regional Center for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular Institute of Rosario, Argentina
    • Murray B. Urowitz, MD
      University of Toronto, Canada
    • Ronald F. van Vollenhoven, MD PhD
      Amsterdam University Medical Centers, and Amsterdam Rheumatology and Immunology Center, The Netherlands
  • AND Stichting Lupus Academy Foundation a not-for-profit Foundation whose registered office is at Maasdijk 409, 4264AS Veen, The Netherlands
  • AND Siyemi Limited whose registered office is at the University of Manchester Innovation Centre, Arch 29 North Campus Incubator, Sackville Street, M60 1QD Manchester, United Kingdom
  • AND Adevez BV whose registered office is at Maasdijk 409, 4264AS Veen, The Netherlands

Financial support is only accepted on a strictly “hands-off” basis, where the supporting companies do not have any control or influence over the planning, content, speaker selection or execution of educational activities. Support is received as educational grants, sponsorship or donations, and where used, clearly identified.

CME accreditation is sought wherever possible, the selection of the CME accreditation body being that which is most suitable and relevant to the target audience.

Mailing Address
Stichting Lupus Academy Foundation
Att: Secretariat
Maasdijk 409,
4264 AS Veen,
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)416 693925
Email: secretariat@lupus-academy.org



Mailing Address
Stichting Lupus Academy Foundation
Att. Secretariat
Maasdijk 409
4264 AS Veen
The Netherlands