Dr. John G. Hanly

February 27, 2018 7:24 pm Published by

Dr. John Hanly is Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Pathology at Dalhousie University and Attending staff physician at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center in Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada). He is the Director of the Dalhousie University Lupus Clinic in Halifax. He obtained his medical degree from the National University of Ireland in 1978 and trained in general internal medicine and clinical rheumatology in Ireland prior to immigrating to Canada in 1984. He undertook clinical fellowships in Rheumatology and Immunology at the University of Toronto and McMasterUniversity before joining the Faculty of Medicine at DalhousieUniversity in 1987.

John is the Past Chair of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC). He has published over 150 scientific articles, the majority in lupus; he has received several awards in recognition of his achievements in clinical research in lupus.

Dr. Hanly’s major research focus is the study of pathogenic mechanisms and clinical outcomes in lupus, with emphasis on ways in which lupus may affect the brain and other parts of the nervous system. This work is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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