Research Updates

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"Improving Adipose-Derived Stem/Stromal Cells in Scleroderma” Speaker:Theresa T. Lu, MD, PhD
Patient Education Research Forum
HSS, Nov 2017

“Scleroderma Research Efforts and the Importance of Patient Participation" Speaker: Vivien Hsu, MD
Patient Education (Joint Chapter) Forum
Rutgers University, October 2016
“”Identifying a New Target for the Treatment of Fibrosis”
Speaker: Carol Artlett, PhD
Patient Education Forum
Wilkes Barre PA - Aug. 2016


“Biomarkers in Systemic Sclerosis from Skin to Lungs”
Speaker: Romy Christmann, MD, PhD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2015

“Scleroderma and Drug Development”
Speaker: Richard Silver, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2015

“ Participating In Research- How It Works & What Is Out There”
Speaker: Robert Spiera, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2014

“Update on Scleroderma Research: Searching for a Cause and a Cure”
Speaker: Maureen Mayes, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2014


"Phototherapy and UVA-1 Phototherapy Research"
Speaker: Heide Jacobe, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2014


"What's New in Stem Cell Therapy in Scleroderma"
Speaker:Robert Simms, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2013

"Research and Hope for Interstitial Lung Disease in Scleroderma" Speaker: Erica L. Herzog, MD
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2013

"Scleroderma & Cancer: Are They Connected?"
Speaker: Francesco Boin, MD,
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2012
"Adenosine in Skin Fibrosis"
Speaker: Edwin Chan, MD,
Fall Research Forum
NYC Nov. 2011