LMP1102H: Clinical concepts in inflammatory/autoimmune arthritis

Who can attend

No specific courses are required, however, we prefer background knowledge in:

Course description

By the end of this course, you will understand:

  • the relationship between immune abnormalities and development of clinical arthritis
  • the association between arthritis with common comorbidities
  • how targeted therapies for arthritis work

Course coordinator

Dr. Vinod Chandran


lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

This course is offered in even years (i.e. years ending in 0, 2, etc.) in the Winter session.

Tuesdays 14:00 – 16:00 pm

Location: Synchronous online delivery (Zoom)

Evaluation methods

Final exam – 75%

In-class presentation – 15%

Participation in class – 10%


date topic lecturer/instructor
March 1, 2022 Preclinical phase of inflammatory arthritis Joan Wither
March 8, 2022 Extra-articular manifestations Zahi Touma
March 22, 2022 Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease in arthritis Lihi Eder
March 29, 2022 Clinical assessment of arthritis; role of biomarkers Dr. Vinod Chandran
April 5, 2022 The role of imaging in arthritis patients: some case studies Rakesh Mohankumar
April 12, 2022 Newer therapies in the management of arthritis Dafna Gladman
April 26, 2022 Final examination Dr. Vinod Chandran