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A Novel Cause for Cutaneous Lupus
Dr. Ram Raj Singh is Director of Basic and Translational Research at the University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, and a recipient of several lupus research grants from the Lupus Foundation of America's national research program. One part of Dr. Singh's research has been to determine ways that dendritic cell migration can be modulated to suppress autoimmune inflammation using models of lupus dermatitis. The findings from Dr. Singh's studies can provide clues into the possible causes of lupus skin disease.
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