Autoimmune Research

Mohamed Khass, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Alabama. A strong research background in numerous areas including pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and immunology has not only created a researcher capable of unique insights from...

ANRF Alumni, Dr. Betty Tsao, Dr. Jian Zhao and their colleagues identified a genetic risk factor for autoimmune disease found in an under-explored genomic region Last year, Nature Genetics published findings by a team of ANRF Alumni at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) uncovering a...

USC researchers’ unique approaches are making a difference for those with autoimmune diseases, which affect some 50 million Americans. Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. This includes the millions suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Researchers...