Professor John G. Hanly, MD, MRCPI, FRCP

Professor John G. Hanly, MD, MRCPI, FRCP

Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia

John Hanly is Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Dalhousie University and attending staff physician in Capital Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the Director of the Dalhousie University Lupus Clinic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Professor Hanly obtained his medical degree from the National University of Ireland in 1978 and trained in general internal medicine and clinical rheumatology in Ireland prior to immigrating to Canada in 1984. He undertook clinical fellowships in rheumatology and immunology at the University of Toronto and McMaster University before joining the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 1987.

Professor Hanly is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Rheumatology. He is a member of several national and international research networks involved in clinical studies of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). He is the Chair of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC ), a research network comprising 37 lupus investigators in 30 academic centres in 11 countries. He has published extensively and has received awards in recognition of his achievements in clinical research in lupus.

Professor Hanly’s major research focus is the study of pathogenic mechanisms and clinical outcomes in SLE, with a particular emphasis on ways in which lupus may affect the brain and other parts of the nervous system. He also conducts clinical trials in patients with SLE and rheumatoid arthritis.



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