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Research interests

Our group’s research has five major themes of interest:

1) Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in immunosuppressed autoimmune patients.

2) Role of alternative pathway activation in systemic lupus erythematosus.

3) Understanding the utility of complement activation products as biomarkers in SLE.

4) Elucidating the clinical and immunologic impact of sleep quality and circadian rhythm in SLE.

5) Identifying the specific social determinants of health that drive disparities in SLE outcomes in the WashU Lupus Center. 

Clinical interests

Lupus, vasculitis, autoinflammatory disease, glomerulonephritis


  • COVID-19

Available to Mentor:

  • PhD/MSTP Students


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