Genetics

It appears that the genes inherited from one’s parents may increase susceptibility to lupus.

LRI researchers are making exciting advances in identifying which genes these are, and how they might be blocked or disabled.

Susan A. Boackle, MD
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Class of 2002

Silvia Bolland, PhD
NIH-NIAID
Section head, NIAID’s Laboratory of Immunogenetics
Class of 2001

Stephen J. Rozzo, PhD
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Class of 2001

Harvey Cantor, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Class of 2006

Chandra Mohan, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Class of 2006

Edward Chan, PhD
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Class of 2008

Janis Burkhardt, PhD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA
Class of 2005

Christine M. Grimaldi, PhD
Boehringer Ingelheim
(previously at Columbia University, New York, NY)
Class of 2005

Nir Hacohen, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Class of 2007

Daniel Bullard, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2008

Marianthi Kiriakidou, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Class of 2007

Alexander Szalai, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2008

Jeffrey Edberg, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2008

Stephen C. Pelsue, PhD
University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME
Class of 2006

Timothy Niewold, MD, FACR
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Class of 2009

Amr Sawalha, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Class of 2011

Harmit Malik, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Class of 2012