The International Society of Systemic Auto-Inflammatory Diseases

ISSAID News

Welcome to our news co-opted steering committee member!

Karen Durrant has been co-opted to sit with the steering committee as patients advocate.

She is a Registered Nurse specializing in pediatrics, with a background in clinical research and nursing instruction, in addition to inpatient nursing and critical care. Karen founded, and currently leads the Autoinflammatory Alliance a non-profit organization as an advocate for patients with rare autoinflammatory diseases. In this role she also has developed a number of educational materials, and collaborates on projects with expert doctors worldwide to help improve awareness, care and treatment for autoinflammatory diseases.

Announcement of the upcoming ISSAID Summer School

ISSAID is organizing its first summer school which will be held in Italy from 29 June to 1 July. It is aimed at young doctors or trainees. Candidates who wish to attend should submit their application before 31 March 2020.

Further information will be announced soon.