Monday 17 November 2014

Rheumatoid Arthritis Seminar: John Isaacs Tuesday 25 November at 1 pm





PI Seminar Series


Speaker: Professor John Isaacs, Director of the Institute of Cellular Medicine and Professor of Clinical Rheumatology


Venue: Lecture Theatre D, Dental School

Date and Time: Tuesday 25th November 2014 at 13.00


Professor John Isaacs will present:

‘’Breaking through the therapeutic ceiling: Novel strategies and biomarkers in rheumatoid arthritis management’’


Brief summary:

My group’s work is focussed on the identification of novel biomarkers and testing of novel therapeutic strategies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In this seminar I will describe our work in the early arthritis clinic and in the refractory arthritis clinic, and highlight how this work addresses some of the unmet needs that our patients face.


Key themes:

STAT-3 signalling as a biomarker in early arthritis

The AuToDeCRA study

The RA-MAP project

CDK inhibition for rheumatoid arthritis


Chair: Professor Steve Yeaman









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