Dr. Munther A. Khamashta

February 27, 2018 7:10 pm Published by

Munther Khamashta is Professor/Consultant Physician and Director of the Lupus Research Laboratory at St Thomas Hospital, London. He studied medicine in Barcelona and trained in internal medicine in Madrid, Spain; while there he developed an interest in connective tissue diseases and went on to receive his PhD. He was awarded membership on the Royal College of Physician in 1999 becaming a fellow in 2002. He joined the Lupus Unit in London 30 years ago and has been instrumental in developing it into an internationally recognized tertiary center receiving referrals from all over the UK. He is currently on sabbatical setting up lupus services at Dubai Hospital, United Arab Emirates.

Professor Khamashta has served on the Editorial Boards of several journals including Clinical & Experimental Rheumatology, Lupus and Current Rheumatology Reviews. He is a member of several professional societies, including the International Society of Internal Medicine, the American College of Rheumatology and the Spanish Society of Rheumatology. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the International Board on the Study of Antiphospholipid Antibodies and of the International Advisory Board for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. He is a founding member of the Lupus Academy and the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)-ACTION. He has received several international awards for his work, including the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and International League Against Rheumatism (ILAR) prizes.

Professor Khamashta has a strong research interest in lupus and connective tissue diseases, with a special interest in pregnancy and APS. He has published extensively (about 700 original articles) in Lupus, APS and related areas.

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