Ignacio Sanz, M.D.

Ignacio Sanz, M.D.

Contact Information

Emory University School of Medicine
Mail Stop: 1941-001-1AN
Whitehead Research Bldg 247
Atlanta, GA 30322

Appointment: (585) 341-7900

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Sanz's current research interests and efforts are focused on examining human B cell development, function and tolerance. He is also exploring the use of B cell depletion in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and is attempting to identify new biomarkers for Sjogrens syndrome. He is also co-director of the Rochester Center for the Biodefense of Immunocomprimised Populations and director of the Rochester NIH Autoimmune Center of Excellence. The Rochester ACE has made further investigations into the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosis possible.

Awards & Honors (National)

Virginia P. Engelischoff Research Award | National Arthritis Foundation 1991


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | University of Santander Medical School1978
BS | Biology | Colegio San Agustin1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Univ. of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Tx Postdoctoral fellowship in Rheumatology 1991
Clinica Puerta de Hierro Madrid, Spain Residency in Internal Medicine 0
Southwestern Medical School Dallas, Tx Postdoctoral fellowship in Immunology 1988