Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone and Autoimmunity Center (CAMBAC)


  • All potential Fluidigm users are invited to attend a seminar on practical applications and use of Fluidigm technology. Click here for details

  • Mark Walter, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and member of the CAMBAC at UAB, is seeking a way to detect — at the level of individual immune cells — exactly which interferons and which cells provoke lupus. Click here for details

  • CAMBAC hosted a Special Seminar Presentation by Roberta Faccio, PhD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Washington University St. Louis. Click here for details

  • UAB's Amhad Javed, PhD probes role of a master gene in skeletal formation - Click here for more

  • Dr. Richard M. Pope - the 2015 recipient of the Howard and Martha Holley Research Prize in Rheumatology. For details about the prize, click here

Revised Osteoimmunology SymposiumFor details about this symposium, please click here


CAMBAC Research Day 2015
CAMBAC Header 2015

Click here for more information, including how to register and how to submit an abstract

CAMBAC Research Day - September 19, 2014


Goals of the Center

  • To generate new understanding of the mechanisms of arthritis, musculoskeletal, bone, and autoimmune diseases and apply this knowledge to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of these conditions.
  • To promote and integrate fundamental, translational, and clinical research with clinical care of patients with arthritis, musculoskeletal, bone, and autoimmune diseases.
  • To educate the public about arthritis, musculoskeletal, bone, and autoimmune diseases and how they can partner with us to achieve our goals of better ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent these conditions.
  • To train future investigators and health care professionals in arthritis, musculoskeletal, bone, and autoimmune diseases.