Altan Ercan, Ph.D.

Altan Ercan, Ph.D.

The Kelly Award for Juvenile Arthritis Research

Altan Ercan, Ph.D.
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Gender-dependent regulation of lgG glycosylation in Juvenile and Adult arthritis

At Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard’s teaching hospital), Dr. Ercan is studying the role of the modified antibodies found in both juvenile and adult arthritis patients in the cause and tissue destructive phase of the disease. His work may lead to better understanding juvenile and adult rheumatoid arthritis and provide novel targets for new therapies.

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Arthritis National Research Foundation

The Arthritis National Research Foundation's mission is to provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Writing articles about the patients affected and the science being done to find a cure shows why we need to come together to #CureArthritis!

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