C Vasconcelos and R Cervera
The studies developed by the European Working Party on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the European Forum on Antiphospholipid Antibodies stress the importance of the creation of international networks devoted to the study of autoimmune diseases and the need for centres of excellence in the management of these conditions. This article analyses the importance of such centres and networks in Europe. Lupus (2009) 18, 930–932.
Key words: autoimmune diseases units; autoimmunologist; autoimmunology; excellence centres