Wednesday, 20 January 2016

15th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies 2016: patient workshop

The International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies (aPL) is held every three years to discuss the recent advances and future directions in aPL and Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS). 

The year the is being held on 21st-24th September 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey and will be chaired by Professor Doruk Erkan. 

During the Congress, a Patient Workshop is taking place on 24th September 2016 that will cover the topics listed below and will provide an opportunity for patients to consult with professionals who have expertise in a particular area of antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus:
  • Basic Immunology for APS and lupus patients
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus:
    • Clinical Manifestations
    • Kidney Disease
    • Management
    • Damage and Prevention Strategies
    • Pregnancy
    • Importance of Drug Adherence
  • Pediatric Antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus
 You can register online and read more about the congress by clicking here.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Run the British 10K London Race for us in 2016

The British 10K London Run is being held on Sunday 10th July 2016. 

This is the world’s greatest road race run and fantastic if you want to cram some quality sight-seeing into your race. The event winds through the heart of London and you will run past many of London’s historic landmarks. Starting at Hyde Park Corner, the route takes you past Trafalgar Square and St Paul’s Cathedral to Tower Bridge, before returning alongside the River Thames. 

Registration is £20 and, as places are limited, we ask that you try to raise £100 sponsorship money if possible. 

Please email us so we can enter you in the run then send you sponsorship forms, leaflets and a running vest.