Invited Faculty
  • Elisabet Svenungsson
    Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska Univ. Hosp.
  • Elisabet Svenungsson is senior consultant and professor of rheumatology at the Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. She has 28 years of experience as a specialist clinician in rheumatology and internal medicine and she has many years of experience ias a teacher in the field of rheumatology with emphasize on systemic inflammatory diseases, in particular systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).
    Elisabet’s research group is focused on SLE, APS autoimmune related cardiovascular disease (CVD) and subgroups of SLE. Her group has contributed to clinical and genetic studies in SLE and she has over many years investigated different susceptibility factors to SLE-related CVD, where antiphospholipid antibodies and lupus nephritis have been identified as important contributors. Elisabet´s ongoing research focuses on further characterizing CVD, autoantibody profiles and genetics, as well as on neurological and renal manifestations and quality of life issues. A more recent general research interest is in SLE pathogenesis and SLE sub-phenotypes, and diagnostic entities of systemic autoimmunity. ES is the president of SLEuro, she was the chairman of the 13th European lupus meeting in Stockholm 2022. She is a member of the International Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) group and of several EULAR task force groups. She is the chairman of the national working group for improving the Swedish net based SLE quality registry.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    Systemic lupus erythematosus

    cardiovascular disease

    antiphospholipid syndrome

    SLE sub-phenotypes

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 18 17:00-17:20 Room Auditorium [Concurrent Session 3] Management Recommendations EULAR recommendations for management of SLE