Dr David P. D’Cruz, MD, FRCP

Professor David D’Cruz, MD, FRCP

Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London,
United Kingdom

David D’Cruz is a Consultant Rheumatologist and is the Clinical Team Lead at the Louise Coote Lupus Unit at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, an internationally renowned tertiary referral centre for autoimmune rheumatic disorders. He also leads the Louise Coote Lupus Clinical Trials Unit which has a portfolio of investigator and industry led trials.

Professor D’Cruz 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 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 2004−2009. He is a past President of the Rheumatology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

His major clinical and research interests are systemic lupus erythematosus, the antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic vasculitis. 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, London.


Grants/Research Support: Aspreva/Vifor Pharma; Suppremol
Meeting Honorarium/Expenses: GSK; Roche
Speakers’ Bureau: Eli Lilly; UCB

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