Congress Speakers

  • Jacob Ablin, Israel I Congress Chair

    Jacob Ablin, Israel I Congress Chair

    Dr. Jacob Ablin is specialist of general Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He is head of Internal Medicine at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and a senior lecturer at the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. From 2002-2016, he served as the Director of the Fibromyalgia Clinic at the Institute of Rheumatology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. 
  • Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Italy I Congress Chair

    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Italy I Congress Chair

    Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini is currently Director Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy. Professional Societes: Societa Italiana de Reumatologia, Collegio Medici Ospedalieri Italiana, American College of Rheumatology and Myopain Society. Every year he participates in different national and international congresses as speaker and/or participant. 
  • Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Denmark

    Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Denmark

    Professor Lars Arendt-Nielsen, dr. med.sci., Ph.D., is founder and director of Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Aalborg University, Denmark and founder and director of R&D at the clinical trial unit C4Pain.
    This interdisciplinary, internationally recognized translational pain research unit at SMI has been developed over the last 25 years with scientists coming from all over the world with 50% international researchers. 
  • Winfried Häuser, Germany

    Winfried Häuser, Germany

    Prof. Dr. med. Winfried Häuser is specialist of general internal medicine, psychosomatic medicine and pain medicine. He is senior consultant for gastroenterology, hepatology and pain/palliative care medicine, Department of Internal Medicine I, Klinikum Saarbrücken Germany. He is adjunct professor of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of the Technical University Munich, Germany. 
  • Yehuda Shoenfeld, Israel

    Yehuda Shoenfeld, Israel

    Yehuda Shoenfeld is the founder and head of the Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, at the Sheba Medical Center, which is affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel-Aviv University, in Israel. Professor Shoenfeld is also the Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases at the Tel-Aviv University.

  • Frances Williams, UK

    Frances Williams, UK

    Frances Williams is a professor of genomic epidemiology who has been involved in research into chronic pain at King’s for the past 15 years. She is clinically active as a consultant rheumatologist in London. Her work with the bioresearch TwinsUK is funded through a variety of sources including Wellcome Trust, MRC, EU and Arthritis Research UK.