10:30-11:30 – C1q – lessons from the past and new insights for the future
Head of the Department of Immunology and Inflammation and Director af Bioservices at Imperial College London
Research Interests: The role of complement in systemic autoimmunity. Over the years she has developed several animal models of complement deficiency that have helped to understand the role of complement in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), renal diseases and more recently in cancer
10:30-11:30 – Complement inhibition in ANCA vasculitis
Professor of Clinical Autoimmunity Department of Medicine at University of Cambridge.
Research Interests: Clinical evaluation of newer immunotherapeutics in vasculitis, lupus and immune-mediated renal disease. Co-ordination of international clinical research vasculitis network (EUVAS) and multi-centre randomised controlled trials. Development of clinical trial methodology, management guidelines and implementation of best clinical practice. Support of genetic, gene expression and biomarker studies