Summer 2003 Gina M. Finzi Fellows

Chelsea Backer 
Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Relationship Between Polymorphisms of the Cytokines TNF Alpha and TGF Beta and their Secreted Levels in a Culture Model of Congenital Heart Block

Doris Brown 
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Potential Therapeutic Agents in SLE by Prevention of Dendritic Cell Maturation

Latisha Heinlen 
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK 
Evaluation of the Development of anti-nRNP in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Claire Oshatz 
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 
Immune Response in Lupus Brain

Hilary Weiss 
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
The Effect of CD1-Restricted T Cells on B Cells from Patients with SLE