Research Activities

  • New drug therapies for management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

  • Basic laboratory investigations on immunology of SLE, immunological abnormalities in interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis and other connective tissue diseases and mechanisms of T-cell activation

  • Factors associated with the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis

  • Risk factors for osteoporosis and fractures and fracture recovery in older men and women

Services to Physicians

  • Consultation on complicated cases

  • Second opinions

  • Evaluation of patient conditions

  • Special treatment procedures, including infusion of biologic therapies (e.g., infliximab, abatacept, rituximab) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthropathies

  • Short-term and long-term management

For more information, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians). If you prefer, you may call directly at 410-706-8456.