"Improving Adipose-Derived Stem/Stromal Cells in Scleroderma
Theresa T. Lu, MD, PhD
"Patient Education Forum"
New York NY
November 19, 2017
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About Dr. Lu:
Dr. Theresa Lu is a pediatric rheumatologist in New York, New York. She received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for over twenty years. She is involved in diagnosing and treating childhood arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus, Kawasaki Disease and other rheumatic diseases of
the joints, soft tissue, and connective tissue.
Dr. Lu is the lead study author of new and ongoing research at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City that has identi ed a possible mechanism behind the brosis that occurs in scleroderma – a mechanism that may one day lead to a treatment for the disease.
Dr. Lu is a standing member of the NIH In ammation of the Cardiovascular System Study Section and of the American Society of Clinical Investigators. She is the recipient of the Jean Davis Grant from the Alliance for Lupus Research. She was also the recipient of the American College of Rheumatology’s Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award in 2011 and of the Cornell Graduate School’s Teaching and Mentoring Award in 2010.