Invited Faculty
  • Sang-Cheol Bae
    Hanyang Univ.
  • Sang-Cheol Bae is a Full Professor (1993~) and Distinguished Professor (2012~) of the Hanyang University; the former Director of the Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (2005-2019); Director of Hanyang University Institute for Rheumatology Research (2019~); and Director of Hanyang University Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (2021~), Seoul, Korea. His illustrious career shows excellent leadership as a medical service provider as well as a clinical and translational researcher in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus [SLE] and Rheumatoid Arthritis [RA]. He is taking on the roles of a full member of SLICC (Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics) (1998~), a full member of National Academy of Medicine of Korea (2011~), the formal president of Korean Society of SLE Research (2016~2020), a full member of APLC (Asia Pacific Lupus Collaboration) (2016~), Vice president of Korean Academy of Medical Sciences (2018~), a full member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (2018~), the president of 15th International Congress on SLE (2023), the president of Korean College of Rheumatology (2022~2023), and Congress Chair of Lupus & KCR 2023.
    Professor Bae acquired his MD in 1984, and subsequently a PhD in 1993, from the Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. From 1996 to 1998, he worked as a rheumatology research fellow and instructor at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. In 1998, he also obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA.
    Professor Bae’s major research interests include 1) clinical epidemiology including clinimetrics, clinical trials and innovative treatment development, clinical and pharmaco-economics, and outcomes research; 2) genetic epidemiology including drug discovery and repurposing; 3) precision medicine, in the field of rheumatic diseases, particularly SLE and RA. He has published ~ 750 articles on these topics in national and international peer-reviewed journals.
    Throughout his illustrious career, Professor Bae has been honoured with numerous academic awards, including the 2008 Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award by the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology, 2010 Hanmi Proud Doctor Award by the Korean Medical Association, 2011 Korean Rheumatology Academic Award by the Korean College of Rheumatology, 2012 Hanyang University Distinguished Scholar Professor award, 2016 Minister of Health & Welfare Award, 2017 National R&D Excellence Award by Minister of Science and ICT, 2018 Wunsch Medical Award by the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences, and 2019 Paiknam Distinguished Scholar Professor award by Hanyang University.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    clinical epidemiology

    genetic epidemiology

    precision medicine

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 17 17:00-17:05 Room Auditorium [Opening Session] Opening Session Welcome address
    May 17 17:10-17:20 Room Auditorium [Opening Session] Opening Session Overview of LUPUS & KCR 2023
    May 18 09:30-10:00 Room Grand Ballroom 103+104+105 [Special Lecture] Presidential Plenary Session Towards precision medicine in rheumatology: My career & decision
    May 18 13:40-14:00 Room Auditorium [Concurrent Session 1] Global Challenges Access to health care
    May 20 17:00-17:05 Room Auditorium [Closing Session & Awards] Closing Session & Awards Welcome Message
    May 20 17:25-17:40 Room Auditorium [Closing Session & Awards] Closing Session & Awards LUPUS 2027 Congress Hosting City Announcement
    May 20 17:50-18:00 Room Auditorium [Closing Session & Awards] Closing Session & Awards Closing Message