"Stem Cell Transplantation for Scleroderma"
Richard K. Burt, MD
Patient Education Forum - HSS
About Dr. Burt:
Education: MD: Saint Louis University
Residency: Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
Board Certification: Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine
The Division of Immunotherapy and Autoimmune Diseases (DIAD) at Northwestern is the only center in the world devoted to a unique area of treatment and research, utilizing stem cell transplantation in clinical trials for autoimmune and vascular diseases. DIAD pioneered and performed America’s first hematopoietic stem cell transplants to treat: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Diabetes, Lupus, Crohn’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), Pemphigus, Dermatomyositis, Devic’s Disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Polymositis and Scleroderma. Dr. Burt has held 14 grants within his area of research during his career at Northwestern. He has published more than 150 articles in well known, peer reviewed journals on topics such as oncology, immunology, cardiology, scleroderma, MS, lupus and more.
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