Professor Graham Hughes trained at The London Hospital. In 1969-70, he spent 2 years with Professor Charles Christian in New York working on the introduction of anti-DNA assays in lupus.
In 1971 he set up Europe’s first dedicated lupus clinic.
In 1983 he described the antiphospholipid syndrome (Hughes Syndrome).
Professor Hughes has published widely on lupus and connective tissue diseases, and has published 21 books. He is Founder and Editor of the international journal ‘LUPUS’, now in its 23rd year.
His honours include the ILAR International Prize for Rheumatology Research,
and Docteur Honoris Causa in the Universities of Marseille and Barcelona.
Professor Hughes is currently Head of The London Lupus Centre, London Bridge Hospital (www.thelondonlupuscentre.com)