Podcasts

Podcasts | Nov. 16, 2011

Vitamin D Supplementation in Lupus

Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discussed the results of a study of vitamin D supplementation in people with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 10, 2011

Using Magnetization Transfer Imaging to Detect Changes in the Brains of Children with Lupus

Dr. Eyal Muscal of the Baylor School of Medicine reports on the results of a study that used advanced brain imaging to evaluate changes in the brains of adolescents with lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 09, 2011

Using PDL-1 Molecule to Distinguish Between Flare and Infection

Dr. Anne Stevens of the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital discusses her study to evaluate the role of the protein PD-L1 to help doctors determine whether an illness is lupus-related or the result of an infection.

Podcasts | Nov. 09, 2011

Study Sheds Light on the Effects of Background Medications on Lupus Clinical Trials

Dr. Kenneth Kalunian discusses the results of a study to examine the effect of background medications taken by individuals enrolled in lupus clinical trials.

Podcasts | Nov. 09, 2011

Cross Cultural Validation of Quality of Life Measure for Lupus

Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the results of a study to validate an instrument to measure disease activity and quality of life.

Podcasts | Nov. 08, 2011

Study Finds Black Women Have Higher Incidence of Lupus than Previously Known

Dr. S. Sam Lim of Emery University School of Medicine discusses the Georgia Lupus Registry which found black women have a significantly higher incidence of lupus than most reports in the scientific literature.

Podcasts | Nov. 08, 2011

Validation of Revised Classification Criteria for Lupus

Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center discusses the results of a study that evaluated revised criteria for diagnosing lupus.

Podcasts | Nov. 06, 2011

Favorable Prognosis in a Large Study of Lupus Pregnancies

A study lead by Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon on lupus pregnancies found that the majority of women with stable lupus had successful pregnancies.