Hospital Clínic Barcelona (HCPB), Spain

Hospital Clinic BarcelonaThe Hospital Clínic Barcelona is a very large academic centre related to the Medical School of the University of Barcelona. The clinic is one of the largest centres in Europe visited by more than 3000 patients with systemic autoimmune diseases annually (nearly 700 with lupus, 600 with Sjögren syndrome, and 200 with antiphospholipid syndrome). The Research Unit is located in the Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) and some of their projects include the long-term follow-up of patients with lupus and Sjögren syndrome, the etiopathogenic mechanisms involving the innate immune system (such as MBL and TLR), cardiovascular risk factors, viral-related autoimmune diseases (such as HCV and HIV) and biological therapies.

Contact:
Dr. Manel Ramos
Consultant, Autoimmune Diseases/Institut Clínic de Medicina i Dermatologia
Calle Villarroel 170,
08036 Barcelona, Spain
Phone 1: +34 93 227 57 74
Phone 2: +34 93 410 41 18
E-mail: mramos@clinic.ub.es