"Scleroderma Research: Bench to Bedside "
Benjamin Korman, MD
Patient Education Forum
About Dr. Korman:
Dr. Benjamin Korman, M.D. is a rheumatologist and physician-scientist with a clinical and research interest in scleroderma (systemic sclerosis, SSc). Dr. Korman did his undergraduate and medical training at The Ohio State University, followed by research time at the National Institutes for Health, and internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship training at Northwestern University. He spent two years on the faculty at Northwestern before coming to the University of Rochester where he now serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology.
Dr. Korman's research program focuses on understanding the heterogeneity of scleroderma patients, and the cells and processes which lead to fibrosis and vascular disease in scleroderma with focus areas including pulmonary hypertension and the relationship between adipose tissue and fibrosis.
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