Autoantibody Standardization Committee

About the Autoantibody Standardization Committee

Who We Are

We are the Autoantibody Standardization Committee in Rheumatic and Related Disorders of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), The World Health Organization (WHO), The Arthritis Foundation (AF), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Roles & Responsibilities

Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) Reference Standards

We also provide a collection of CDC ANA reference standards free of charge to qualified clinical or commercial laboratories to help improve quality controls in the testing of anti-nuclear antibodies and related autoantibodies.

Contact Us

Edward K.L. Chan, Ph.D.
Chair & Treasurer
University of Florida
Health Science Center
Department of Oral Biology
P.O. Box 100424
Gainesville, FL  32610-0424
Phone: +1(352)273-8849


Minoru Satoh, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chair & Secretary
University of Occupational and Environmental Health
School of Health Sciences
1-1 Isei-ga-oka, Yahata-nishi-ku
Kita-kyushu, Fukuoka 807-8555
Phone: +81(93)691-7279