Renowned international rheumatologist to present clinical research findings
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, September 12 - 2012 at 11:28
- PRESS RELEASE
The 2nd Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course 'ADARRC' brings first of its kind clinical research findings in the field of rheumatology to the UAE from 13th to the 15th October 2012 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The objective of the first event in 2011 was to promote Rheumatology in the region. This year we have renowned international faculty who will address areas of pediatric and adult rheumatology as well as innovative therapies.
The event is supported by Mafraq Hospital and SEHA and key sponsors include Janssen, Hoffmann-La Roche, Bristo-Myers Squibb and Abbott Laboratories.
Mr. Sameh Lewis, Immunology Franchise Manager - Gulf states, "The Janssen team in Immunology comprises a diverse global network of people and partnerships with one overarching mission: to solve unmet medical needs in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and allow patients with these debilitating diseases to lead normal lives. We believe that our history, our collaborations and our dedicated team of scientists put us at the forefront of immunology research, allowing us to develop cutting edge treatments that address the needs of millions of patients diagnosed with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases worldwide including Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Psoraisis, Psoriatic arthritis, Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis."
Lewis added, "The Janssen team in immunology are focused on meeting needs of all their markets and they work closely with healthcare professionals, patient organizations and other stakeholders in the UAE and other GCC countries to provide tailored information and medical education to support the effective treatment of patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases."
The Janssen is one of the main sponsors of the 2012 Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course (ADARRC) which reflects Janssen's dedication towards the UAE Rheumatology community and the ADARRC organized by the Emirates Society for Rheumatology.
The Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course is now an annual event with a growing attendance of around 400 delegates each year, coming together from all over the GCC.
"Overall this year will, I am sure, prove to be an engaging experience for all attendees and will facilitate plenty of networking opportunities. With an enriching program and prominent faculty this year's congress will be - one not to be missed!," added Dr Mustafa Al-Maini, MD, Msc FRCPC, Head of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department, Consultant Rheumatologist, Allergist, Clinical Immunologist, ADARRC Course Director at Mafraq Hospital.
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