2016-2017 Funded Research

 

RESEARCH GRANTS: Total Awarded: $1,456,500
InvestigatorInstitutionResearch Project(s)
Livia Casciola-Rosen, PhD
Professor of Medicine

Zsuzsanna McMahan, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Autoantigen Discovery in Scleroderma Subsets: Possible Targeting of the Neural Crest in Patients with Severe Gastrointestinal Disease

Howard Chang, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Program in Epithelial Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Gene Regulatory Mechanisms in Scleroderma

 

Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Scleroderma

Lorinda Chung, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

Paul Wolters, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine




University of California, San Francisco

Northern California Scleroderma Research Consortium

Lorinda Chung, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

David Fiorentino, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford Scleroderma Center of Excellence
Hal Dietz, MD
Victor A. McKusick Professor of
Genetics and Medicine, Investigator, HHMI
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Interrogation of the Pathogenesis of Stiff Skin Syndrome: A Congenital Form of Scleroderma
Monique E. Hinchcliff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine DNA Microarray of Skin Biopsies and Traditional SSc Biomarkers: Does Microarray Analyses Provide Additional Prognostic Information?

Antony Rosen, MD
Vice Dean for Research
Mary Betty Stevens Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Defining Novel Autoantibodies and Associated Cancer Mutations in Scleroderma
Michael Rosenblum, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco Dissecting the Role of Regulatory T cells in Regulating Tissue Fibrosis
Andrew Tager, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Biomechanical and Biochemical Drivers of Scleroderma Fibrogenesis: Targeting Myofibroblast Resistance to Apoptosis to Reverse Established Fibrosis
Michael Whitfield, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Dartmouth Medical School A Gene Expression Map of Scleroderma

Fredrick Wigley, MD
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology, Director of the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center

Francesco Boin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

In collaboration with:

Dan Kastner, MD, PhD
Scientific Director

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

 

University of California, San Francisco

 

National Human Genome Research Institute

Genomic Research in African American Scleroderma Patients (GRASP)
Fredrick Wigley, MD
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology, Director of the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center of Excellence