• Mandana Nikpour

    Rheumatologist/St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

  • A/Prof Mandana (Mandy) Nikpour MBBS FRACP FRCPA PhD, is a rheumatologist at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and a NHMRC Career Development Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include risk and prognostic factors for cardiopulmonary and other clinically important outcomes in systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, development of clinical tools for screening and prediction of outcome, measurement of disease activity, and clinical trials of novel therapies in the rheumatic diseases. She has over a hundred peer-reviewed publications and leads several international working groups and research consortia in systemic autoimmune diseases. As the Chair of the Australian Scleroderma Interest Group (ASIG), A/Prof Nikpour and her team were recently awarded the 2018 Australian Rheumatology Association collaborative research prize.