Invited Faculty
  • Mandana Nikpour
    The Univ. of Melbourne
  • Professor Mandana (Mandy) Nikpour is a rheumatologist at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and an NHMRC Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include risk and prognostic factors for clinically important outcomes in lupus and scleroderma, 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. Prof Nikpour leads several international working groups and research consortia in systemic autoimmune diseases. She and her team have received numerous awards for research contributions including the Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) Collaborative Research Prize, the ARA Mid-Career Research Excellence Award, and the Parr Prize; ARA’s most prestigious individual award for research achievements.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    Lupus Erythematosus

    Systemic sclerosis


    Cohort studies

    Clinical trials

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 17 14:10-14:30 Room Grand Ballroom 105 [Study Group Session] Asia Pacific Lupus Collaboration (APLC) Study Group Session Treat to target studies in SLE - Using real world data to strengthen study design
    May 20 09:15-09:45 Room Room 205A+B [Meet the Professor 9] Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary hypertension