Research

Rheumatology Research

The Division of Rheumatology has active funded research projects that range from clinical new drug trials to basic science immunology research. Interests are briefly listed by faculty member:

  • Dana Ascherman: innate immunity in models of myositis; clinical drug trials in myositis and inclusion body myositis; rheumatic interstitial lung disease
  • Gustavo Carbone: rheumatoid arthritis clinical research and medical education
  • Maria Carpintero: clinical drug trials in lupus; quality improvement in the rheumatic diseases
  • Schartess Culpepper-Pace: feto-maternal medicine, sjogren’s syndrome and the rheumatic diseases
  • Eric Greidinger: pathophysiology and novel treatments in MCTD; determinants of tissue targeting in the rheumatic diseases; Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Carlos Lozada: drug trials in osteoarthritis and seronegative spondyloarthropathies; clinical education in the rheumatic diseases
  • Ozlem Pala: rheumatoid arthritis clinical research, rheumatoid arthritis drug studies
  • Christine Savage: microcrystalline disease, musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Elaine Tozman: autoimmune diseases of the eye and ear
  • Larry Young: systemic vasculitis clinical trials, medical education, evidence-based medicine