Prof. Bhaskar Dasgupta Southend University Hospital, UK1 Talk
Professor Dasgupta has been Head of Rheumatology and Director of Research at Southend University Hospital and holds professorships at Queen Mary London, Essex and Anglia Ruskin Universities. He is a foremost exponent on Giant cell arteritis , polymyalgia rheumatica and large vessel vasculitis and expert on vascular and MSK ultrasound.... read moreHe has published over 350 original articles on these topics including the first report of interleukin-6 elevation in GCA PMR and the GiACTA trial of tocilizumab in GCA. He organizes the prestigious annual Southend symposia/workshops on GCA ultrasound. His proposal for Scenario based Ultrasound for rheumatology assessment has been adopted by APLAR academy to be run as an online course and scheduled to be run as a hands-on course at Southend in February 2023.