Gender Matters

Why are females so much more likely than males to get lupus?
LRI researchers have promising and innovative ways of looking into this.

Michele M. Kosiewicz, PhD
University of Louisville Research Foundation, KY
Class of 2006

Alessandra B. Pernis, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, NY
Class of 2006

Tyler Curiel, MD, MPH
Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
Class of 2011

When males do get lupus, the illness tends to be particularly severe.
This LRI researcher has a novel idea for figuring out why this is the case.

Betty Tsao, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Class of 2007