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Lupus Academy Meeting

10th Annual Meeting Catch Up Online until 30th June 2021 10th Annual Meeting Catch Up Online until 30th June 2021 Plenary presentations (plus Q&A) from the 10th Annual Meeting, are available online until 30th June 2021. Presentations from the winners of this year’s Thieves’ Market, Saskia Rowson and Poster Sessions, George Robinson can also be accessed at lupus.academy.  11th …

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Présentation Naimah Zein

Chers adhérents, chers amis,Etant Docteure en Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, diplômée de l’université de Strasbourg en décembre 2018, j’ai réalisé mes travaux de recherche à l’Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC) sous la direction de Pr. Pierre Chambon. Ce GRAND Homme est l’un des chercheurs français de très grande Renommée mondiale …

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The Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (“SAPL”)

The Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (“SAPL”) is an autoimmune “disease” characterized  clinically by the occurence of blood clots or miscariages  and biologically by the presence of antibodies directed against phospholipids. Phospholipid are constituent of our  cell membranes. By interacting with some membranes, these antibodies will activate coagulation and cause the appearance of blood clots (thrombosis), which can be located in all body’s blood vessels …

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Systemic Lupus in Men

Systemic Lupus in Men : What feature?       Lupus is rare in men depending on series. There seems to have in men more kidney damage but this is controversial. There also seems to have more neurological manifestations, thrombotic manifestations, cardiovascular, serositis, arthritis, hepatomegaly, infections …. but this is very variable from one series to another.     Tan …

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Cardiovascular risk and systemic lupus erythematosus

Introduction and Epidemiology Atherosclerosis during lupus is an important issue because of its major impact in terms of morbi-mortality and prognosis. The last years are by the understanding of new pathophysiological mechanisms of atherosclerosis in connective which led to new therapeutic concepts. However, several questions remain unanswered about the particular mechanisms responsible for the accelerated …

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The first National Survey about prevalence of Lupus in France

The first National Survey about the prevalence of Lupus in France For the first time, a survey using national data of health (“SNIIRAM and PMSI) allowed to estimate the incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus, in France, in respectively 3,32 and 47 case/100 000 year 2010, and 27369 prevalent cases the same year. The …

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We want (have the right) to work !

Chronic diseases and professional life Many people with a chronic disease work or want to work. However, people affected by these diseases are still too often outside of any professional activity, either because they are unfamiliar with the integration structures and devices maintaining employment, either because operators insertion and employers don’t have at their disposal …

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