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Research Programs

  • Medical University of South Carolina’s Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), Faculty Career Development K12 Program in Mental Health/Addiction or Aging/Cognitive Decline
    The association of anti-NMDA receptor antibodies and neurocognitive dysfunction in pediatric patients with lupus and in the offspring of adult patients with lupus
    PI - Natasha M. Ruth, M.D.
  • Randomized Placebo Phase Study of Rilonacept in the Treatment of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (RAPPORT)
    Sponsor: NIH (NIAMS) NO1-AR-7-0015
    Site PI - Natasha M. Ruth, M.D.
  • CARRA Enhanced Drug Safety Surveillance Project in JIA
    Sponsor: Pfizer
    Site PI - Natasha M. Ruth, MD
  • SINCERE JIA Registry Study
    Sponsor: Pfizer
    Site PI - Natasha M. Ruth, MD
  • Improved Understanding of the Biology and Use of TNF inhibition in JIA: 2-P60-AR047784-06A2
    Sponsored: NIH
    Site PI - Murray H. Passo, MD
  • Genetics Study: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
    Sponsors: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease (NIAMS) and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation.
    Site PI - Natasha M. Ruth, MD
  • CARRAnet: CARRA Registry, Study number: CRNT_REGST01
    Sponsors: NIH and NIAMS
  • A 15 week, randomized, double blind, parallel-group placebo-controlled, flexible-dose, safety and efficacy study of pregabalin in adolescents (12-16 years old) with Fibromyalgia
    Sponsor: Pfizer
    Site PI - Murray H. Passo, MD
  • Genetic Study: Comparison, Pediatric and Adult SLE
    Sick Kids, Toronto, Canada
    Site PI - Natasha M. Ruth, MD
  • Pediatric Rheumatology- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Database and Quality Improvement Collaborative
    Sponsor: Arthritis Foundation Research Grant; PI: Esi Morgan-DeWitt, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    Site PI: Murray H Passo
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Database, Medical University of SC
    PI - Gary Gilkeson, MD