Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
Genetic Risk for Lupus Tied to Ancestry
- Congratulations to Leena Sharma, MD, Solovy / Arthritis Research Society Research Professor on her appointment as the Chair of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Clinical Trials Review Committee. Dr. Sharma was invited by Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health to serve as Chair of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Clinical Trials Review Committee from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019.
World Lupus Day - May 10th!
Patricia Canessa, PhD Field Director from the NU National Education Program in Chicago was invited accompanied by our selected community site Director Zorayda Avila Toledo, and a Lupus education leader (also known as MONARCAS) to introduce the programmatic model and inform the public about signs and symptoms of lupus that too often are overlooked with devastating consequences. The program will be broadcasted on May 10th, Lupus Day and watched by an expected audience of 7 million people.