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Rheumatology Research

The Department’s scientists are conducting basic, clinical, and epidemiological research in many areas of rheumatology. They are currently engaged in basic and clinical studies of:

  • scleroderma,
  • vasculitis, 
  • amyloidosis,
  • as well as clinical trials of promising therapies.

They are studying inflammation and cellular immune function in connective tissue disease, and are conducting clinical and epidemiological studies of major rheumatic diseases:

  • including scleroderma,
  • osteoarthritis,
  • systemic lupus erythematosus,
  • and osteoporosis.

To learn about our research programs, please visit the Rheumatology section of the Boston University School of Medicine website.