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November 16, 2016 Rheumatology News

At this year’s Clinicopathologic Conference, a team of four physicians from the National Institutes of Health and George Washington University presented a case study of a rare inflammatory disease and the series of imaging and pathology tests they conducted to finally arrive at a diagnosis.

November 14, 2016 Rheumatology News


Autoimmune diseases are a common cause of delayed wound healing and should be considered in patients with chronic wounds who do not respond to local wound care or who fail skin grafting in the absence of infection.

GW Researchers holding research paper on Hidradenitis Suppurativa
November 10, 2016 Rheumatology News

A study by The George Washington University Ideas to Health laboratory indicates that the pro-inflammatory cytokine Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) was significantly elevated in wound fluid exudate from HS patients.

GW Researcher Victoria Shanmugam
September 21, 2016 Rheumatology News

On the cover page of the immunology textbook Victoria Shanmugam used in medical school was a quotation that resonated with the young Londoner: “Immunology is the invention of the devil, who is making it up as he goes along because he is not too clear about this stuff either.”