obtained her medical degree in 2003 from the University of Pécs, Hungary, before obtaining a PhD in immunopharmacology from the University of Athens. She has worked as a research fellow in the field of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and is a member of the ATACC-RA consortium. She has written extensively about autoimmune disease issues and has been published 31 times in peer reviewed journals.
Immunology and Rheumatology in Questions, 2nd Edition addresses through short and concise questions-and-answers (Q&As) on one hand all major aspects of basic clinical and laboratory immunology necessary for understanding underlying immunological mechanisms of autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The majority however of Q&As in this book presents in a laconic way definitions, pathogenetic aspects, clinical and laboratory manifestations, differential diagnosis and the management of all categories of rheumatic diseases including systemic autoimmune, autoinflammatory, metabolic and degenerative. Furthermore, in separate sections of this manual Q&As addressing rheumatic manifestations from other organ systems are included. Finally, a chapter is devoted to treatment of rheumatic diseases analyzing indications and side-effects of different therapeutic modalities with illustrations and diagrams utilized throughout the book to present the information in a clear and schematic way.