Managing Editor of the journal Lupus, Chairman of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Laboratory Diagnostics and Trends Task Force, Executive Committee Member of the APS alliance for clinical triBiography
Dr Maria Laura Bertolaccini was born in Rosario, Argentina where she graduated from the Medical School at the National University of Rosario. Shejoined the Lupus Unit in 1996 as a Clinical Research Fellow. In 2004, she was awarded her PhD degree by King's College London. Dr Bertolaccini is the Managing Editor of Lupus an international journal. She is the Co-Chair of the Standardisation subcommittee on Lupus anticoagulant and antiphospholipid antibodies at the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), Chairman of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Laboratory Diagnostics and Trends Task Force andE xecutive Committee Member of the Antiphospholipid syndrome alliance for clinical trials and international networking (APS Action). Dr Bertolaccini has published 84 peer-review papers, 2 books, 11 book chapters and presented more than 85 abstracts at national/international meetings.