Cancer and Autoimmune Disease: Investigating the Double Duty of T Cells
Research by Adam Mor, MD, PhD, a rheumatologist and molecular immunologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, focuses on the function of T lymphocytes in autoimmune disease and cancer
Dynamic Partnerships Heighten Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Research sites work collaboratively to define shared and disease-specific biological pathways in order to identify relevant drug targets for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and related autoimmune diseases.
Perspectives and Progress in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Most importantly, we have come to understand the unique insights that patients offer into managing their own disease and have developed tools that make patients active team members in most effectively treating their SLE.
Elevating Research with Broad-Based Collaborations in Pediatric Rheumatology
My time in Chicago made me much more focused on collaborative research because that is the only way that you can address the variabilities that patients bring — from different sites and different races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic classes. For example, some of our diseases vary in severity to some extent by ethnicity.
In addition to evaluating and caring for patients with metabolic bone disease, Dr. Russell has focused her attention on perioperative bone health, leading a team that includes specialists in rheumatology, endocrinology, and orthopedics.