Professor Angela Tincani, MD

Professor Angela Tincani, MD

Brescia General Hospital and University of Brescia,

Angela Tincani is Professor of Rheumatology, University of Brescia and Head of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Brescia General Hospital, Italy.

After receiving her MD from the University of Milan in 1974, Professor Tincani continued postgraduate studies in Allergology and Clinical Immunology (1977), Haematology (1979) and Rheumatology (1983), before taking up several senior positions in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology. Professor Tincani has served on many international committees for research and education in lupus, most recently the EULAR committee “Points to consider for use of antirheumatic drugs before pregnancy and during pregnancy and lactation” (2013–14) and, as co-Chair, “Recommendations for the management of family planning, assisted reproduction, gestation, delivery and menopause in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome” (2014–15).

In the last 10 years, Professor Tincani has participated in 10 (Phase II–III) studies of lupus. Her main clinical and research interests include pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of systemic autoimmune diseases, problems connected to the pregnancy in patients with rheumatic diseases, evolution of autoantibody determination and reliability and clinical significance of emerging new technology. Professor Tincani is a widely published author. She is the regional Editor (Europe) of the journal Autoimmunity and sits on the Editorial Boards of Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology and Autoimmunity Reviews.

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