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Lupus Research Update: 2012 Volume 1

Volume 1, 2012 - Online Edition | In This Issue

Offering New Promise in Diagnosis >
Biomarkers - an Important Diagnostic Tool >
New Guidelines in Diagnosing Lupus Nephritis >
Faces of Lupus: Mack the Molecule! >
2012 ALR TIL Grantees Named >
Lupus News Corner >

2012 ALR TIL Grantees Named

In awarding this year’s Target Identification in Lupus (TIL) funding, the ALR wishes each of the following grantees success in quickly moving their ideas from the laboratory to patients' bedsides.

2012 TIL Grantees

Rujuan Dai, PhD
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA
Targeting the miR-182-96-183 Cluster to Ameliorate Lupus

Vicki Kelley, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, MA
Distinguishing CSF-1 and IL-34 As Therapeutic Targets for Lupus Nephritis

Terri Laufer, MD
University of Pennsylvania, PA
Follicular Helper T-cells: Altered Differentiation in Lupus

Tanya Mayadas, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, MA
Analysis and Treatment of Organ Damage

Alessandra Pernis, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
Effector Tregs in Lupus

David Pisetsky, MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center, NC
Nucleic Acid Binding Polymers in Lupus Treatment

Hideki Ueno, MD, PhD
Baylor Research Institute, TX
Altered T Follicular Helper Cell Subsets in Active Pediatric SLE

Paul Utz, MD
Stanford University, CA
SLE Target Identification Using CyTOF and Multiplexed Assays

Joan Wither, MD, PhD
University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Identification of Biomarkers for Patient Stratification in Lupus Nephritis

Nan Yan, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center, TX
Identification of Endogenous Nucleic Acids as Targets in Lupus

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