News & Announcements

News Story: “Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Appears to Treat SSc, But Clinical Trial Needed“

Scleroderma News just ran a feature story on our newly published research paper titled “Therapeutic Plasma Exchange for the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis”.  The paper [...]

2018-04-12T23:59:05+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

Two Patients Starting Individual One-year Trials of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

I am pleased to announce that as of this past Friday, there are now two patients who have started one-year, individual trials of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) using the protocol [...]

2018-05-18T18:04:17+00:00 February 12th, 2018|

Safety of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants (HSCT) in Systemic Sclerosis

For those of you interested in autologous stem cell transplants, this paper was just published open access in "Clinical Rheumatology": https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10067-017-3954-5. Autologous HSCT may be an appropriate treatment option to [...]

2018-03-15T22:58:22+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|

National Public Radio (NPR) Report on the Long-Term Dangers of Heartburn Medicines

This morning, NPR did a report on dangers associated with long-term use of proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec (omeprazole) and also the fact that it is nearly impossible to [...]

2018-03-06T21:27:29+00:00 February 15th, 2016|

¡“Guía para Nuevos y Futuros Pacientes” disponible ahora en Español!

Estamos contentos de anunciar que acabamos de traducir la Guía para Nuevos y Futuros Pacientes” en Español.  Este debe ayudar en hacer más disponible esta información importante a la comunidad [...]

2018-03-06T21:28:18+00:00 August 12th, 2015|

New Study Indicates that Men with Scleroderma Have a Significantly Worse Prognosis than Women

man in conversation with doctor A new, just published, large-scale, multicenter study indicates that while systemic scleroderma is much more common in women than men (about 6 to [...]

2018-03-06T21:29:46+00:00 November 11th, 2014|