Invited Faculty
  • Manuel Ramos-Casals
    Univ. of Barcelona
  • Areas of specialization
    • Systemic autoimmune diseases (Sjögren syndrome, lupus, cryoglobulinaemia, systemic sclerosis, sarcoidosis, IgG4-related disease)
    • Viral-related autoimmune diseases, hemophagocytic syndrome
    • Biological therapies/biosimilars

    • MD University of Barcelona, 1992
    • PhD University of Barcelona, 2001
    • Master in Clinical Investigation, University of Barcelona, 2013-2014

    Professional affiliations
    • Head of the Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases Josep Font (CELLEX/Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer) and Sjögren Syndrome Research Group (AGAUR), Barcelona, Spain
    • National Coordinator of the Spanish Group of Autoimmune Diseases of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) (2011-2014).
    • Consultant of the Spanish Group of Autoimmune Diseases of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) (2014-).
    • Coordinator, National Group of Autoimmune Diseases, Ministry of Health, Spain (2014-)
    • Coordinator, GRESS (Research Group on Sjogren syndrome), Generalitat of Catalonia (2011-)
    • Coordinator, Therapeutic Guidelines Sjogren syndrome, EULAR SS Task Force (2014-)

    Editorial Boards
    • Medicine (Baltimore)
    • Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
    • Journal of Rheumatology
    • Reumatología Clínica (Spain)
    • UpToDate

    Research interests
    Clinical and immunological characterization of systemic autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, innate immunity, viral and biologics-induced autoimmune diseases

    More than 330 peer-reviewed indexed manuscripts, 100 book chapters and co-edition of 20 books.
    List of publications:
    Scopus Author ID: 7004350246

    Academic and Educational Activities
    Development of various national and international clinical guidelines; organization of many post-graduate national and international conferences; active collaboration with patient’s organizations.
    Co-Director, Master of Autoimmune Diseases, SEMI-GEAS-University of Barcelona.
    Research & Clinical Focus



  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 20 13:00-13:30 Room A [International Symposium] 2022 Clinical Research Update of Sjögren's Syndrome Big data Sjögren project consortium