Welcome to the World Scleroderma Foundation

The World Scleroderma Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental foundation based in Switzerland, promoting scleroderma research and supporting patients suffering from scleroderma.

Mission Statement

The World Scleroderma Foundation is dedicated to initiating and supporting research in scleroderma in all its aspects in all regions of the world. It is also committed to improving the quality of life for scleroderma sufferers and their families.
To facilitate patient oriented research both independently and in collaboration with other existing organizations and international societies working in this field.
Support is in the form of project grants, expert advisory panels and knowledge dissemination platforms. Patient groups as well as allied health professionals will be an integral part of the WSF structure. The WSF will liaise with society, industry and government in an open and dynamic fashion. Importantly, WSF will remain independent of regional, political or industrial pressures.

WSF Congress

World Scleroderma Congress

We believe that the Systemic Sclerosis World Congress will be a significant challenge for the scientific committee in the effort to provide an exciting and up to date scientific programme.

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Journal of Scleroderma

Journal of Scleroderma

The Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders, the official independent journal of the WSF and EUSTAR, publication targeted to scientists and clinicians interested in scleroderma.

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EUSTAR

EUSTAR

EUSTAR aims to foster the awareness, understanding and research of scleroderma and its management throughout Europe. A strategic meeting of EUSTAR/WSF was hold in Florence, April 2016. 

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INDUSTRY WORKSHOP

INDUSTRY WORKSHOP

By attending the WSF teaching course for industry partners. The course targets industry colleagues who are planning to work or are already working in the field of SSc.

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WSF PROJECTS GRANTED

WSF Projects granted

WSF actively encourages and supports the development and conducting of clinical and basic science research on systemic sclerosis with join grants.

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PAUL KLEE

PAUL KLEE

We are grateful to Alexander Klee and his family for graciously consenting to act as patrons of our association, and together we intend to raise awareness and resources to further research and overcome this disease.

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FESCA

FESCA

FESCA, Federation of European Scleroderma Associations aisbl, acts at a pan-European level to promote and achieve its objectives in alignment with the aims of the national groups it represents.

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EULAR

EULAR

The European League Against Rheumatism is the organisation which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professionals (HPR) and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European.

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WSF CHANNEL

WSF CHANNEL

The World Scleroderma Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental foundation based in Switzerland, promoting scleroderma research and supporting patients..

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Journal Club

CLINICAL SCIENCE JOURNAL

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BASIC SCIENCE JOURNAL

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Supporting entities