Novel Research Grant Recipients (2010)

Steven Bensinger, VMD, PhD Steven Bensinger, VMD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Linking lupus, cardiovascular disease and lipid metabolism

Hongbo Chi, PhD Hongbo Chi, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
S1P1 receptor in regulatory T cells and lupus pathogenesis and therapy

Anne Davidson, MDAnne Davidson, MD
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
TNF antagonism in SLE

Hui-Chen Hsu, PhD Hui-Chen Hsu, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Deletion of lupus autoreactive cells using an anti-hDR5 antibody

Timothy Niewold, MD Timothy Niewold, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Novel Genes Associated with African-American Lupus

Marko Radic, PhD Marko Radic, PhD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Stimulation of Autoreactive B Cells by Apoptotic Bodies

Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Estrogen Related Receptor-Alpha and B cell Metabolism in SLE

Boris Reizis, PhD Boris Reizis, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Molecular control of self-DNA recognition in lupus

Jane Salmon, MD Jane Salmon, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Cholinergic modulation of immune complex-mediated inflammatory responses

Daniel Stetson, PhD Daniel Stetson, PhD
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Cell-Intrinsic Initiation of Autoimmunity in Lupus and Related Diseases

Joshua Thurman, MD Joshua Thurman, MD
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Non-Invasive Assessment of Lupus Nephritis

Changchun Xiao, PhD Changchun Xiao, PhD
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
Functional Analysis of MicroRNAs in Systemic Immune Tolerance