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Published on: January 25, 2024
Development of Lupus Biorepository Underway at Lupus Center at UMass Chan

Roberto Caricchio, MD, the Myles J. McDonough Chair in Rheumatology, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicinereceived a $1.2 million award from Lupus Research Alliance to support the development of a biorepository and registry at the Lupus Center at UMass Chan Medical School.

Published on: April 21, 2023
Lupus Research Alliance Announces Four New Recipients of the Lupus Mechanisms and Targets Award

Lupus has a broad range of causes and symptoms. Research Jillian Richmond, PhD, is doing with  Lupus Research funding could provide new information about how lupus-causing immune cells can be targeted to prevent or slow Lupus. 

Published on: April 3, 2023
Roberto Caricchio, MD, Featured on Voices of UMass Chan Podcast

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. Roberto Caricchio, MD, will describe a new lupus program launching at UMass Chan in collaboration with UMass Memorial in a new podcast.

Published on: December 15, 2022
Jillian Richmond, PhD, Mentoring Morehouse Medical Student Sachi Desse in Research Aimed to Reduce Disparities in Dermatology

A Morehouse School of Medicine student is studying a rare group of blood cancers that disproportionately affect Black people, with the support of mentor Jillian Richmond, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology, and a grant from the Dermatology Foundation.

Published on: January 5, 2022
Janet Lubov, BSN, Receives Diversity Grant for Lupus Research

Janet Lubov, a dermatology research fellow at UMass Chan Medical School, hopes to help advance skin health in resource-limited communities, locally and globally, through sustainable and integrated approaches to clinical care, education, research, policy and advocacy.

Published on: August 24, 2021
Zaida Ramirez-Ortiz, PhD, Receives Impact Award from the DoD for the Lupus Research Program

Zaida Ramirez-Ortiz, PhD, was recently recognized for receiving an Impact Award.

Published on: April 30, 2021
Ruth Wilson Recognized for Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month was made official because of the work of Ruth Wilson, an advocate and research associate in the Fitzgerald Lab working on lupus research.