Autoimmune Research with Dr. PJ Utz

Autoimmune Research with Dr. PJ Utz

Arthritis Now sat down with Dr. P.J. Utz, Professor of Medicine in Rheumatology and Immunology at Stanford University. Dr Utz serves as the Medical Scientist Training Program Director at Stanford as well, where he trains up-and-coming scientists in a laboratory setting and helps them to formulate their research projects in a way that puts them on the path for success.

In part 1 of Dr. Utz’s interview, he talks about his own research – involving connective tissue diseases, like lupus – what it meant to him to be funded by the Arthritis National Research Foundation, and how his lab is researching the diseases of the very patients he sees in his clinic. Tune in as one of the brightest researchers in the field lends his expertise to arthritis research!

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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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