Lupus: Does Our Skin Hold the Answer?


In this Arthritis National Research Foundation video, host Britt Johnson interviews Dr. Michelle Kahlenberg, a rheumatologist and medical researcher from the University of Michigan.

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Kahlenberg goes into detail about her research work that hones in on how lupus related inflammation of the skin can impact the activity of lupus in the kidneys. Along with her team, Kahlenberg hopes to use the information gathered to  learn how skin manifestations of lupus may correlate with lupus activity in other internal organs.

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