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Michael Holers, MD,  ​​named recipient of the Journal of Rheumatology's 2017 Duncan A. Gordon Award


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​​​ ​Created in honour of The Journal’s longtime editor, Duncan Gordon, the award serves to recognize highly influential research articles published in The Journal based on their impact, originality, and potential to advance treatment and alter clinical practice. The award corresponds to the 2015 report “Anti-carbamylated Protein Antibodies Are Present Prior to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Are Associated with Its Future Diagnosis.”

Kristine Kuhn, MD, PhD ​​named Boettcher Investigator


​Dr. Kristine Kuhn named recipient of the Boettcher Foundation's Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program! The program supports promising, early career scientific researchers. Congratulations, Dr. Kuhn!

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Kristine Kuhn, MD, PhD, Named One of the Department of Medicine's 2017 Rising Stars!
Kristine Kuhn, MD, PhD​ joined the Division of Rheumatology in 2013.  In just over three years on faculty, Kristi has been extremely productive in a variety of areas.  Kristi is an outstanding clinician and educator, routinely attending in bedside teaching clinics and actively mentoring medical students and post-docs.  She successfully started her laboratory from scratch, and has obtained additional funding in the form of an NIH K08, Global Probiotics Council Young Investigator’s Grant, and recently, an award through Advancing Science through Pfizer-Investigator Research Exchange (ASPIRE).  In addition to her own research, Kristi has established a germ free mouse core facility that allows the University community access to this cutting-edge resource.  Kristi has been recognized as a future leader within the American College of Rheumatology, and we fully expect that as her career develops Kristi will continue to have a major impact on the field.

Congratuations, Dr. Kuhn!

 ​How studying those with Down syndrome gets us answers about Alzheimer's

At the other end of the spectrum, there exists another population that is largely insulated from the ravages of Alzheimer’s. Kevin Deane says his patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis are only rarely diagnosed with the disease.

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Rheumatologist and Researcher, Kristen Demoruelle, MD, Named One of the Recipients of the Department of Medicine 2016 Team Science Award

Kristen Demoruelle, MD (Division of Rheumatology) and Eric Pietras, PhD (Division of Hematology) will receive funding for a project aimed at identifying the earliest steps in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).


Researchers seeking way to prevent rheumatoid arthritis

StopRA clinical trial is first of kind in the U.S., and investigators are searching nationwide for participants​.


 
ECHO Colorado Announces Leadership Transition
Associate Professor and Practice Director the Divison of Rheuamtology, Dr. Duane Pearson to serve as Associate Director for ECHO Colorado


Leading Rheumatologist, Dr. Aryeh Fischer, Gives 6 Reasons to Have Hope About Scleroderma & Why Research is the Answer

​“I kind of fell into this,” Dr. Fischer told me.

You wouldn’t know it by looking at the Doctor of the Year award sitting on his desk. He received it in 2014 from the Scleroderma Foundation at the National Patient Education Conference.