"Biomarkers in Systemic Sclerosis from Skin to Lungs"
Romy Christmann, MD, PhD
Patient Education Forum -HSS
NYC (2015)

About Dr. Christmann:
Dr. Christmann is an assistant Professor at the Rheumatology Department at Boston University School of medicine. Following residency training in Rheumatology at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil she began her research career studying scleroderma lung fibrosis and the impact of gastroesophageal reflux in these patients. In 2009 she started a post-doctoral training at the Boston University School of Medicine working closely with Dr. Lafyatis. Here she developed a strong translational research interest.

Currently, Dr. Christmann’s main focus of translational research is the involvement of TSLP in the development of systemic sclerosis and as one of the master regulators of a pro-fibrotic environment. Dr. Christmann has written many publications within her field of research which can be found on pubmed.gov, a resource provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Center for Biotechnology information, which helps to advance science and health in providing access to to biomedical and genomic information

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