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Lupus LA Gives Angelinos An Opportunity to Learn from the Experts on Lupus

The June 28th Saturday morning patient education conference drew over 100 people to hear about the latest research in lupus and rising prospects for better prevention and treatments. At the podium were some of the city's finest lupus physicians and investigators. Participants from across the region had a chance to listen in, question the experts, and gather information and resources to better handle the disease and feel hope for the future.

Dr. Daniel J. Wallace Dr. Wallace and Mariko L. Ishimori, MD, a staff physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Division of Rheumatology and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Dr. Daniel J. Wallace Dr. Wallace and Mariko L. Ishimori, MD, a staff physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Division of Rheumatology and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Mariko L. Ishimori, MD, is a physician and also an investigator in various rheumatic disease research projects.
Many people posed questions. Mariko L. Ishimori, MD, is a physician and also an investigator in various rheumatic disease research projects.


The event, which was co-hosted by Lupus LA and Cedars Sinai Medical Center, was sponsored in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Genetech/Biogen Idec.

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Are there topics that you'd like to see covered at next year's conference? Let us know! Email us at lupus@lupusla.org.