Dr Aisha Lateef, MBBS, MRCP, MMed

Dr Aisha Lateef, MBBS, MRCP, MMed

National University Health System,

Aisha Lateef is consultant Rheumatologist and Internist at the National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore. She graduated from Karachi University, Pakistan in 1992 and practiced as a primary care physician for a few years. She joined the NUHS in 2001 and completed her residency and fellowship at the same institution. She received further training as a rheumatology research fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Her main research interests are clinical and translational research in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), with a special focus on plasma microparticles and accelerated atherosclerotic risk. She is a key member of the “Lupus Microparticles Research Group”, and one of the founding members of SOCRATES (Society for Clinical Research and Translation for Extracellular Vesicles) in Singapore.

Dr Lateef has published many articles and text book chapters on different aspects of SLE management, serves as a reviewer for many rheumatology journals and plays an active role in multiple local and regional rheumatology organisations. She is enthusiastic about teaching medical students and junior doctors. Dr Lateef is a core faculty member of the rheumatology and internal medicine fellowship programmes at the NUHS, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.



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