• 5th ICCLE
    Meeting 2023

    Lupus, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, vasculitis, and other collagen diseases

    May 9-10, 2023
    Ito Hall, University of Tokyo

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Welcome to RDS


Supporting Patients – Our Vision

The Rheumatologic Dermatology Society, also known as RDS, is committed to supporting individuals with rheumatologic skin diseases by:

  • Providing patient education and access to practical information
  • Locating physicians with interest in rheumatologic skin disease
  • Getting the latest news on treatment options
  • Identifying research studies and clinical trials

At RDS, our vision is to ease the suffering and enhance the quality of life of patients with these disorders that manifest in the skin, especially cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, morphea and vasculitis. Patients learn more.

Advancing Treatment & Research

RDS provides dermatologists and other physicians with a dedicated resource for:

  • Advancing patient care
  • Investigating new diagnostic and treatment alternatives
  • Supporting training and education
  • Promoting collaboration amongst our members and industry

Our mission is to discover better or potentially curative therapeutic options for this challenging and understudied group of diseases. Physicians learn more.


Join us for the 5th annual International Conference on Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus in Tokyo, JAPAN, as a satellite meeting to the to the International Societis for Investigative Dermatology (ISID) meeting 2023

Dates: May 9 (Tue) -10 (Wed), 2023
Venue: Ito International Research Center of the University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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