MAS-sJIA Course

Name: MAS - sJIA HYBRID Course

Date: 17 and 18 March 2022

Venue: Auditorium Valerio Nobili at the Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù 

Location: Rome, Italy

This course will cover the current state-of-the-art on
  • sJIA and MAS immunology and pathogenesis
  • moving from clinical trials to early treatment to treat-to-target
  • handling of refractory cases
  • MAS-ILD pathogenesis and management

The program will also feature discussion of clinical cases as well as the patients’ perspective on sJIA and MAS and what we can learn from this for future research and care.

Scientific Committee:

  • Claudia Bracaglia
  • Francesca Minoia
  • Sebastiaan Vastert
  • Christoph Kessel


  • Jordi Anton
  • Scott Canna
  • Fabrizio De Benedetti
  • Dirk Foell
  • Alexei Grom
  • Lauren Henderson
  • Merav Heshin (EMERGE)
  • Lovro Lamot (EMERGE)
  • Erdal Sag (EMERGE)
  • Peter Nigrovic
  • Giusi Prencipe
  • Angelo Ravelli
  • Grant Schulert
  • Rashmi Sinha (sJIA Foundation)


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Day 1: systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Day 2: Macrophage Activation Syndrome


Registrations are closed, thank you to those who participated!

Registration fee: 200 € (excl. VAT)



The organizers have negotiated special rate for the delegates of the course at the Hotel American Palace.


The Hotel is located 5 minutes’ walk (400 meters) from the Metro station “Laurentina” – line B, which connects the hotel with the Auditorium Valerio Nobili, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù – Viale Ferdinando Baldelli, 38 Rome  (line B – metro Stop “Basilica S. Paolo”, located at 5 minutes’ walk (400 meters))

In order to book your room, please fill in the following booking form and send it to

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Organizer: Claudia Bracaglia:

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