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Center for Molecular and Cellular Intervention (Utrecht)

The focus of our research is to understand the immune processes that regulate chronic inflammation in humans, and to apply this knowledge to develop diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and, ultimately, tools for immune-based interventions. Our program applies a bench-to-bedside and vice versa approach, which has lead to development and application ... read more

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (San Diego)

Research focus The main interest of the Albani laboratory is to design and exploit tools for the manipulation of adaptive autoimmunity for therapeutic purposes. The approach reflects Albani’s focus on Translational Medicine. The intellectual property comprises approximately 80 patents belonging to three areas of scientific focus: Identification of a Circuit ... read more

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (New York)

Dr. Norman T. Ilowite is Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Ilowite is currently Chair of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), a North American pediatric rheumatology clinical research network that performs investigator initiated ... read more


In May of 2008, the Eureka Institute gathered leaders in translational medicine, educators, and institutional administrators to explore how to address the education of new professionals in TM. This Consensus Conference resulted in an innovative educational initiative to train mid-level career professionals to address critical gaps in the field. The ... read more

Canadian Alliance of Pediatric Rheumatology (Toronto)

Research Activities The central theme of my research program is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms governing autoimmunity towards discovery of molecular tools for improved disease diagnosis, treatment, outcomes and prevention. Specifically, I study the mechanisms responsible for initiating and sustaining the immune response in autoimmunity.   Kawasaki Disease ... read more

Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (Cincinnati)

The Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (PRCSG), founded in 1973, is a consortium of over 91 academic clinical pediatric rheumatology centers in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico whose chief aim is to conduct high quality clinical trials of therapeutic agents in children with rheumatic diseases. The PRCSG is governed by a set of  Bylaws ... read more

Pediatria II e Reumatologia (Genoa)

The Unit is an academic national referral tertiary centre for paediatric rheumatic diseases with 16 outpatient beds and 17 beds for inpatient care. It is a EULAR  centre  of  Excellence in Rheumatology (2008-2013).  The G. Gaslini Research Institute is the biggest paediatric hospital in Italy with all paediatric subspecialties represented. ... read more

UCL Institute of Child Health London UK

UCL Institute of Child Health London UK Contact information: Institute & address UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street  London WC1N 1EH Tel : 44 (0) 207 905 2391  Fax : 44 (0) 207 905 2882  Email:   Who is who?   PI’s and Key staff members and ... read more

Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin (DRFZ)

Contact information: Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum (DRFZ) Berlin
 Charitéplatz 1
 10117 Berlin Germany Website:   Dr. Eva Kreiss Scientific Coordinator Phone: +49 (0)30 28460 658   Who is who? PI: Prof. Dr. Andreas Radbruch  Dr. Hyun-Dong Chang Dr. Mir-Farzin Mashreghi   Short summary research: A key feature of inflammatory ... read more

Medizinische Universität Innsbruck

      Department Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde Name partner:  Jürgen Brunner   Contact information: Pediatric Rheumatology Department of Pediatrics Medical University Innsbruck Anichstrasse 35 A-6020 Innsbruck Telephone 0043 512 504 23500, Fax 0043 512 504      25450   Who is who? PI’s and Key staff members and expertise: ... read more

UniKlinik RWTH Aachen

       Website:    Contact information: Institute & address RWTH Aachen University Dept. of Pediatrics Pauwelsstr. 30 52074 Aachen   Email:   Who is who? PI’s and Key staff members and expertise:   Research: Klaus Tenbrock: Transcriptional regulation of immune system processes, cAMP dependent transcription factors, T cells ... read more