rheumatology

2017 Doctors’ Day nominees: Rheumatology

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked faculty and staff to nominate doctors who demonstrate dedication to improving the health and well-being of our patients and…


Getting the Most out of Kidney Biopsies in Lupus Nephritis

Join Brad H. Rovin, MD, FACP, FASN (Professor of Medicine and Pathology; Lee A. Hebert Distinguished Professor of Nephrology; Director, Division of Nephrology; Vice Chairman of Medicine for Research, The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical…



“STING Signaling and Inflammatory Diseases”: February 9

Please join the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 4 p.m. for “STING Signaling and Inflammatory Diseases,” a seminar by Hiroyasu Konno, PhD (Senior Research Associate, University…


Emory’s Lowance Center for Human Immunology

Emory’s Lowance Center for Human Immunology, led by Ignacio Sanz, MD (Director, Emory University Division of Rheumatology), is a multidisciplinary initiative to translate innovations in basic immunology to the treatment of human immune-mediated diseases. Ultimately, according to Dr….


Lupus 101: Newly Diagnosed Seminar

Join Sam Lim, MD, MPH and the Lupus Foundation of America for “Lupus 101: Newly Diagnosed Seminar.” This program, part of the Lupus Foundation’s Lupus Empowerment Series, is an introduction to the basics of lupus and…


Recruiting lupus patients for clinical trial

Researchers at Emory University are recruiting patients for a phase III clinical trial (XSEL) for systemic lupus erythematosus. If you qualify for and participate in this study, you may receive the investigational medication or placebo (inactive) treatment. Volunteers…


Medicine Grand Rounds now available on YouTube

As of the 2016-2017 academic year, the Emory University Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Medicine Grand Rounds presentations will be recorded and posted on our YouTube channel for online CME credit (please allow…


Department of Medicine receives record-breaking research funding

More than 190 Emory University Department of Medicine investigators brought in a record $104.7 million in sponsored research funding in Fiscal Year 16, an increase of 12.8 percent over FY15 ($92.8 million). Investigators received an additional…


Highlighted Rheumatology Fellow: Jennifer Brandt, MD, MPH

Jennifer Brandt, MD, MPH is a second-year fellow in the Emory University Division of Rheumatology. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology at Harvard College, Dr. Brandt completed her MD at Emory University School of Medicine….