Faculty Grants

Donald L. Kimpel, MD, MA

Sub-investigator for ophthalmology grant using Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) in treatment of dry macular degeneration.
Collaborator for the study of anemia of chronic disease in inflammatory arthritis.
Working collaboratively with faculty in UVA’s departments of Neuropathology and Neurology on a translational research project to identify biomarkers of myositis.

Janet Lewis, MD

Collaborator (with the UVA Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative therapies) on a project studying fibromyalgia.
Collaborator with a Department of Microbiology researcher on a study of B lymphocyte function in SLE patients.


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