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S3.E11 & 12: Autoimmune disorders of connective tissue

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S3.E11 & 12: autoimmune disorders of connective tissue

In this 2-part episode, we explore autoimmune disorders of connective tissue with guest experts A/Prof Mandana Nikpour and A/Prof Alvin Chong. 

In part 1, we focus on lupus erythematosis including its subtypes, clinical presentation, investigations, and management.

In part 2, we focus on dermatomyositis and systemic sclerosus including clinical presentation, investigations, and management.

PODCAST

PART 1

PART 2

Speakers


a/prof Mandana nikpour

A/Prof Mandana (Mandy) Nikpour is a rheumatologist at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, where she manages a broad range of conditions including inflammatory arthritis and connective tissue diseases. She is also an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow at the University of Melbourne. 

Her research interests include risk and prognostic factors for clinically important outcomes in systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and systemic lupus, development of clinical tools for screening and prediction of outcome, measurement of disease activity and damage, and clinical trials of novel therapies in the rheumatic diseases. 

A/Prof Nikpour leads several international working groups and research consortia in systemic autoimmune diseases. As the Chair of the Australian Scleroderma Interest Group, A/Prof Nikpour and her team were awarded the 2018 Australian Rheumatology Association collaborative research prize.


A/PROF ALVIN CHONG MBBS M.MED FACD

A/Prof Chong's clinical appointments are specialist dermatologist and Head of the Transplant Dermatology Clinic at Skin Health Institute and visiting specialist dermatologist at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. He has an appointment at the University of Melbourne as Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, where he has a profile as an international authority on skin cancers in immunosuppressed patients.


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transcript

PART 1

TRANSCRIPT S3 E11: AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE PART 1 

PART 2

Transcript S3 E12: AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE PART 2 

LINKS & RESOURCES  

PART 1

CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES 

Systemic lupus erythematosus 


PART 2

CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES 

SYSTEMIC sclerosis 

ADULT ONSET dermatomyositis 



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