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Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini graduated in Medicine in 1981 from University of Parma. He became specialist in Rheumatology in 1985 at the Chair of Rheumatology Ospedale Pini, University of Milan. He is also a specialist in Physical therapy and Rehabilitation (1989) and in Internal Medicine (1994).

Since 1995 (when he was appointed as Lecturer in Rheumatology) he has been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Actually, he is responsible for the training of junior doctors at L. Sacco Hospital.

He is a member of Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR) and American College of Rheumatology (ACR). From 1999 to 2005 he has been a Council member of Italian College of Hospital Rheumatology (CROI).

Dr Sarzi-Puttini is co-author of nearly 100 original papers and more than 200 abstracts, mostly on the clinical aspects and treatment of rheumatic diseases, cardiovascular manifestations on autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, and autoimmune diseases. He is author or co-author of 5 books and 15 chapters.

He is also an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals: Arthritis Rheumatism, Lupus, Clinical Experimental Rheumatology, Reumatismo, Rheumatology, and Progressi in Reumatologia (Official Journal of Italian College of Hospital Rheumatology). His research activity has been mainly addressed to the following topics: treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and other dysfunctional syndromes, cardiovascular aspects of rheumatic diseases, and systemic autoimmune diseases.

Andrea Doria

Andrea Doria is Assistant Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Padova. His research is primarily involved in the clinical and immunological aspects of autoimmune diseases and he is author of many publications in this field. Recently he has focused his interest on the atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Dr Doria graduated in Medicine in 1982 from University of Padova. He trained at the Division of Rheumatology at the same University, and in 1986 became Specialist in Rheumatology. From 1986 to 1990 he was a research fellow in Rheumatology at the University of Padova, and in 1990 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Rheumatology. In 1991, he became Lecturer at the Postgraduate School of Rheumatology. Since 1995 he has collaborated in teaching Rheumatology at Padova University School of Medicine.

He is a member of Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR) and American College of Rheumatology (ACR). From 1999 to 2005 he has been a Council member of Italian College of Hospital Rheumatology (CROI).

He has a long-standing experience in clinical management of connective tissue disease patients. The Unit in which he works is a 3rd referral rheumatological center, of prominence within Italy, for the diagnosis and management of patients affected with systemic connective diseases. In addition, he has expertise in the management and follow-up of pregnant patients with systemic rheumatic diseases. His research group is primarily involved in the clinical as well as immunological aspects of autoimmune diseases and he is author of many publications in this field.

Dr Doria is co-author of 120 original articles, 90 book chapters or Conference Proceedings, 2 books, and 200 abstracts. He is also an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals: Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research and Therapy, Arthritis Rheumatism, Lupus, New England Journal of Medicine, Clinical Experimental Rheumatology, Reumatismo, Rheumatology, Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, The Journal of Rheumatology, and member of the scientific board of Lupus, Autoimmunity Review, Reumatismo

(Official Journal of Italian Society of Rheumatology), Progressi in Reumatologia (Official Journal of Italian College of Hospital Rheumatology), and Artrite e Reumatismi.

Giampiero Girolomoni

Giampiero Girolomoni is professor of dermatology and head of the Dermatology Section at the University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy. Dr Girolomoni is member of the executive board of national and international scientific societies. He is the secretary of the Italian Society of Dermatology (SIDeMaST) where he also serves as secretary of the Gruppo Italiano di Ricerca Sperimentale in Dermatologia. Dr Girolomoni is member of the scientific board of various dermatological journals. He has published 150 original articles, 58 reviews, 53 book chapters, 4 books, and 354 abstracts.

Dr Girolomoni's scientific interests include immunodermatology, immunobiology of dendritic cells, immunologic functions of keratinocytes, immunology and immunopharmacology of allergic contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis.

Annegret Kuhn

Annegret Kuhn is currently a Heisenberg-Associate Professor of the German Research Society (DFG) and has a joint appointment at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany. She graduated from the Medical School of the University of Munich, Germany, and after completion of her residency program in dermatology and venereology at the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, she joined the faculty as a senior staff member. Furthermore, she was a research postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Cell Biology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation (ZMBE), and the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Biomedicine, Muenster, Germany, during her Lise-Meitner-Scholarship. She is also the leading attending of the outpatient clinic for patients with connective tissue diseases and is responsible for the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology.

Annegret Kuhn is president of the "Interdisciplinary Study Group of Lupus Erythematosus (ISGLE)'', secretary of the "European Society of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (EuSCLE)'' and served as the organizer of the "1st International Conference on Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus" in 2004, and is also member of the Organizing Scientific Committee for the conference "Skin, Rheumatism and Autoimmunity" in 2006. She is also member of the "Study Group of Dermatological Research (ADF)'', "German Dermatological Society (DDG)""German-Hungarian Dermatological Society (DUDG)'', ''German-Japanese Society of Dermatology (DJGD)'', "German Network of Systemic Scleroderma (DNSS)'', and the ''EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Group (EUSTAR)''.

The clinical interests of Annegret Kuhn include characterization and classification of the different cutaneous subtypes of lupus erythematosus. Since 1999 she is principal investigator and co-investigator in several clinical trials including multicenter and investigator-initiated studies for autoimmune skin diseases and photodermatoses. Her scientific focus is immunodermatology, photoimmunology, and immunopharmacology of lupus erythematosus, systemic scleroderma, and photodermatoses. Furthermore, she is involved in characterizing novel endothelial specific antigens and transgenic and knock-out mouse models.

Annegret Kuhn is co-author of 57 original articles, 16 reviews, 9 book chapters, and co-editor of 2 books. She is also a reviewer for numerous international journals.

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