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Pediatric Rheumatology




Research projects

  • Demographics and epidemiology of autoimmune disease
  • Genetics of autoimmune diseases
  • Autoantigens in autoimmune disease
  • DNA repair in autoimmune diseases
  • Biomarkers of juvenile idiopathic arthrisis (JIA) and systemic Lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound in juvenile idiopathic arthrisis (JIA)


Collaborative projects

  • Genetic of Autoimmune Diseases - Department of Medicine / Rheumatology
  • CARRA - Childhood Arthrisis and Rheumatology Research Alliance


Research Laboratory

The Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine / Rheumatology work closely together. Our laboratories have the expertise in genetics sequencing and subsequent functional assays, cell culture and establishment of B cell lines, ELISA, Western Blots, the Comet assay, and DNA repair assays. 


Research bibliography

For a complete up-to-date list, please cross-reference individual faculty in PubMed.