Biomarkers in Systemic Sclerosis from Skin to Lungs"
Romy Christmann, MD, PhD
Annual Research Forum,
New York, NY
November 14, 2015
About Dr. Christmann:
Dr. Christmann is an assistant Professor at
the Rheumatology Department at Boston
University School of medicine. Following
residency training in Rheumatology at
the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil
she began her research career studying
scleroderma lung fibrosis and the impact
of gastroesophageal reflux in these
patients. In 2009 she started a post-doctoral training at the Boston
University School of Medicine working closely with Dr. Lafyatis. Here she developed a strong translational research interest. .
Currently, Dr. Christmann’s main focus of translational research is the
involvement of TSLP in the development of systemic sclerosis and as
one of the master regulators of a pro-fibrotic environment.
Dr. Christmann has written many publications within her field of
research which can be found on pubmed.gov, a resource provided
by the National Library of Medicine and the National Center for
Biotechnology information, which helps to advance science and health in providing access to to biomedical and genomic information