Center Mission

  • To provide state of the art, multidisciplinary care for patients with scleroderma
  • To provide education and support for scleroderma patients and their families
  • To provide access to new therapies for scleroderma via clinical trials
  • To engage in clinical, translational and basic laboratory research on scleroderma to contribute to finding the cause and cure of scleroderma.

Center Goals

  • To recruit new and current faculty members with an interest in vascular biology, genetics and fibrosis
  • To hire needed staff in the areas of data management, research coordination and laboratory assistance
  • To establish and name a scleroderma-dedicated research technician position
  • To establish and name a research fellowship and recruit a qualified research fellow
  • To obtain additional space for research as needed
  • To improve patient education resources (website, newsletters)

To develop other activities including a journal club, annual research symposium, travel awards for fellows and joint research grant proposals with non-Center investigators

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Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Offices

S700 Biomedical Science Tower
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-8000  |  Email Us

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