Basic Science Research

Current basic science research

  • Immunotargeting of T Follicular Helper (Tfh) Cells for SLE Treatment
  • Regulation of T-Cell Dependent B Cell Responses to Influenza
  • Identifying Novel Regulatory Pathways Underlying T Helper 1 Cell Immune Responses
  • Ethnic Differences in Responses to Painful Stimuli
  • The Role of the Interferon-Gamma-Jak/STAT Pathway in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Validation of an Algorithm to Identify Incident Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Disease Activity and Health Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in the U.S. Medicare Program
  • Clinical Utility Studies for the Vectra DA Test
  • Development of a Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Model for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Arthritis Patient Partnership with Comparative Effectiveness Researchers (Arthritis Patient PoWER)
  • Harnessing PCORnet to Study Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Biologic Therapies
  • Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Standing Cohorts Using the Truven Database
  • Enhancing Patient Ability to Understand and Utilize Complex Information Concerning Medication Self-Management
  • Treat to Target (T2T) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) within the Consortium of Rheumatology
  • Repopulation of Tolerogenic B Cells Post B Cell Depletion Therapy in Lupus
  • The Influence of the Surrogate Light Chain Protein A5 on Bone Health and Arthritis in Aging
  • B-Cell Control Point Dysregulation in African Americans with SLE
  • B Cell Intrinsic Interferon-B Regulates Autoreactive B Cell Development
  • Follicular Exclusion of Self Antigens Prevents Development of Autoantibodies
  • Role of Microbiota in Therapy to Ovarian Cancer
  • Virus-Induced Cell Fate Decisions in Anti-Viral Immunity - Project 1 - Control of Anti-Viral Tfh Responses Via IL-2 Signaling and Availability
  • Novel Risk Factors and Precision Medicine for Gout Flares
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Project 3: Translational Genomics of Hyperuricemia
  • Utility of Spirometry to Manage Immunoglobulin Replacement Dosage in Primary Antibody Deficiency
  • Role of VpreB in Immunoglobulin Antigen Binding Site Selection
  • IProtecting Renal Function with Urate-Lowering Drugs
  • Impact of SLE-Associated ITGAM Variants on Dendritic Cell Function
  • C-Reactive Protein Mediated Signals in Renal Injury and Repair
  • C-Reactive Protein in Acute Kidney Injury