Find your care

Our pediatric rheumatologists help children and adolescents feel better using comprehensive therapies and supportive care. Call 310-825-0867 to connect with us.

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 arthritis (JIA) and systemic Lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Collaborative projects

  • Genetic of Autoimmune Diseases - Department of Medicine / Rheumatology
  • CARRA - Childhood Arthritis 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.