Global Webinar

Advances in Scleroderma Research – Global Webinar

Leading Scleroderma Research Scientists Launch Novel Worldwide Research Forum

Advances in Scleroderma Research – Global Webinar is a series of virtual meetings open to the global community of scleroderma researchers. This new virtual forum provides a venue to bring together the global scleroderma research community to hear the latest breakthroughs from the field. Each session will feature recent discoveries and high impact publications related to all aspects of scleroderma science.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this webinar is to provide the most exciting and recent research advances to the global scleroderma research community in real time. It is vital that we take advantage of the facility we all gained with virtual meetings and virtual information sharing during the pandemic.

GOAL

The goal of the Advances in Scleroderma Research – Global Webinar is to rapidly disseminate knowledge by promoting awareness of new advances, fostering new collaborations, creating new networks, encouraging early-stage investigators, and inspiring interested learners.

Previous sessions were exceptionally successful with over 300 people from around the globe registered for each event.

Don’t miss the next session on Friday, December 9, 2022 

Participation is open to all interested scleroderma researchers, including students and trainees.

Upcoming Events:

Advances in Scleroderma Research – Global Webinar

Friday, December 9, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
(Eastern Time U.S.A.) Via Zoom

Participation is free of charge and open to all interested scleroderma researchers, including trainees.

Speakers

 Information on speakers for the December webinar will be posted soon.

 

Past speakers have included:

April, 2022 Webinar:
Ido Amit, PhD, and Chamutal Gur, PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science
Paul Hiebert, PhD, ETH Zürich
Victor J. Thannickal, MD, Tulane University

December, 2021 Webinar:
Robert Lafyatis, M.D.
, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Marlene Rabinovitch, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
Stuart Cook, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School

September, 2021 Webinar:
Jim Jarvis, MD
, University at Buffalo
Michael T. Longaker, MD, MBA, DSc (hon) FACS, Stanford University
Boris Hinz, PhD, University of Toronto

Future Dates:

Sessions will be held quarterly. More details on the following sessions to come:

  • March 20223
  • June 2023

The program is organized by a steering committee of leading scleroderma researchers:

John Varga, MD (USA), Co-Chair
Carol Feghali-Bostwick, PhD (USA), Co-Chair
Richard M. Silver, MD (USA)
David Abraham, PhD (UK)
Chris Denton, MD, PhD (UK)
Jorg Distler, MD (Germany)
Pravitt Gourh, MD (USA)
Masataka Kuwana, MD, PhD (Japan)
Alain Lescoat, MD (France)
Steven O’Reilly, PhD (Denmark)
Marlene Rabinovitch, MD (USA)
Eliza Tsou, PhD (USA)
Michael Whitfield, PhD (USA)
Qingran Yan, MD, PhD (China)

The Advances in Scleroderma Research – Global Webinar is fully supported by the National Scleroderma Foundation.