The George Washington University Division of Rheumatology:
- Is collaborative and patient-focused, both in patient care and research
- GW Rheumatology is home to the world-renowned multidisciplinary Myositis Clinic, which is funded by the CureJM foundation. This clinic is the only dedicated pediatric myositis clinic on the East Coast.
- GW Rheumatology faculty collaborates with vascular surgery, immunology, nephrology, radiology, dermatology and hematology to deliver patient-centered rheumatologic care.
- GW Rheumatology nurse and physician scientists collaborate with world renowned scientists to bring the promise of genomic and translational medicine to the bedside and to conduct ground-breaking research in rheumatic diseases.
Visit the Shanmugam Lab website for more information.
- Is focused on advancing the field of rheumatology
- GW Rheumatology scientists conduct NIH funded research investigating the interplay of the immune system with the environment.
- The WE-HEAL Study investigates the role of the immune system in wound healing and the impact of pain medications on immune function in wound healing.
- The GW MFA Myositis Clinic undertakes dedicated translational research focused on improving outcomes for patients with juvenile myositis.
- Our researchers collaborate with industry to conduct novel clinical trials in autoimmune diseases including the Abatacept in Dermatomyositis (AID) trial.
- Our team believes that training the rheumatologists of the future is an essential part of our role and we are committed to recruiting the best clinicians to our team.