Scholarly Activities

Sponsorship of Symposia *Only in Japan

Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity Symposium

MBL has held the Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity Symposium 27 times since 1993, with participants from around Japan and overseas.

Takato Molecular Cell Biology Symposium

The Takato Molecular Cell Biology Symposium has been held every August since 1989. The 31th Symposium was held in 2019.

Publications (Lecture Transcripts and Leaflets)
*Japanese only, there is some English

Diagnosis Criteria and Treatment Guidelines for Autoimmune Diseases

Diagnosis Criteria and Treatment Guidelines for Autoimmune Diseases is a leaflet containing the most up-to-date information in this field, aimed at assisting patient consultation and testing. The leaflet is revised every other year and the 10th edition is due to be published in 2020, Some 40,000 leaflets are issued and distributed each time and is used by many doctors treating autoimmune disease.
The leaflet contains diagnostic test flow charts and list of major clinical symptoms, serving as an easy-to-read reference even for physicians who are not CTD specialists.

MBL Autoimmune Reports

Autoimmunity experts contribute their specialized knowledge on the subject of autoimmune diseases to be issued as academic publications.

Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity

Lecturers in the symposium contribute their papers for publication.