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Dr. Ocon Studies Glucocorticoid Use and Cardiovascular Events in People with RA

Friday, July 2, 2021

The Annals of Rheumatic Diseases has recently accepted the paper, “Short-term dose and duration-dependent glucocorticoid risk for cardiovascular events in glucocorticoid-naïve patients with rheumatoid arthritis,” which outlines the findings of Anthony Ocon, MD, PhD and colleagues. The paper is currently in press and publication details will be made available.

Javier Rangel-Moreno and Colleagues Receive University Research Award

Monday, May 24, 2021

Gowrishankar Muthukrishnan, PhD, Christopher Beck, MA, PhD, and Javier Rangel-Moreno, PhD were awarded a University Research Award (URA) for their project, "Deciphering immune mechanisms behind exacerbated Staphylococcus aureus bone infection in humanized mice." URA funding is awarded to faculty pursuing new research with the goal of securing future external funding to continue the research.

Drs. Rangel-Moreno and Garcia-Hernandez Present at the Research Seminars in Biological Sciences

Monday, March 29, 2021

Maria de la Luz Garcia-Hernandez, PhD and Javier Rangel-Moreno, PhD were invited speakers at the 2021 Research Seminars in Biological Sciences held in January and organized by the Autonomous University of Zacatecas in Zacatecas, Zacatecas. Mexico. Dr Garcia-Hernandez, in a presentation entitled, "DC-STAMP Regulates Joint Inflammation and Damage in TNFTg mice," shared her evidence for the modulatory role of DC-STAMP in inflammation and bone damage. In his presentation entitled, "Therapeutic Value of the Selective Inhibitors of Nuclear Export in Lupus," Dr. Rangel-Moreno shared his experimental data about the therapeutic value of these agents.

Dr. Jennifer Anolik Presents at the Canadian Arthritis Research Conference

Monday, March 15, 2021

Jennifer Anolik, MD, PhD recently presented updates from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership at the Canadian Arthritis Research Conference held virtually in February 2021. Her presentation was highlighted in the article, "RA Expert Updates Latest Pathologic Findings from Accelerating Medicines Partnership," published in MDedge.

Dr. Javier Rangel-Moreno Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Javier Rangel-Moreno, PhD was an invited guest of Conciencia Radio Zacatecas in Zacatecas, Mexico to discuss COVID-19 vaccines. The segment, which begins approximately seven minutes into the video, can be viewed in Spanish here.