The entire rheumatology division is involved with multicenter research studies through the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, including ARCHIVE (A Registry for Children with Vasculitis: e-entry), a project towards establishing a computerized database of children with vasculitis and EDSS (Enhanced Drug Safety Surveillance), a study designed to capture all serious adverse events and important medical events in patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Faculty Research Interests
Dr. J. Roger Hollister's research in rheumatology focuses on innovative treatment for Wegener's Granulomatosis.
Dr. Clara Lin's research interests are in the application of ultrasounds to the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeleteal disorders.
Dr. Jennifer Soep has been conducting research on atherosclerosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and is participating in a joint project between Children's Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine Division of Adult Rheumatology to investigate the role of complement receptor 2 and the development and manifestations of SLE.