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Understanding Scleroderma's 'Social Network' May Lead to New Treatments - February 29, 2016
Michael Whitfield, PhD, a translational genetics researcher at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, has earned a second highly competitive award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust for his pioneering work on the rare autoimmune disease systemic scleroderma. Read more »

SSc-related Pulmonary Fibrosis Linked to Macrophages in Big Data Presentation at SSc World Congress 2016 - February 22, 2016
A new model, produced by analyzing 10 different systemic sclerosis (SSc) gene expression data sets, showed that pulmonary fibrosis (PF) in SSc is likely the result of an initial insult activating the interferon signaling pathway. Researchers believe that the uncovered processes might reflect fibrotic processes in all SSc-affected tissues. Read more »