Dr. Jerry A. Molitor is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases at the University of Minnesota. He is a PhD graduate of Duke University, an MD graduate of the University of Iowa, and trained in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of Washington.
From 2000-2007 Dr. Molitor practiced Rheumatology at the Virginia Mason Medical Center and the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He was Director of the Arthritis Clinical Research Unit at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason from 2001-2007, and Associate Director of Clinical Research from 2004-2007. He served as the Head of Rheumatology there from 2003-2006. He was named by his peers as one of Seattle's Top Doctors in the Seattle Magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007, as well as to the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine's 2007 rankings, and to the Best Doctors in America since 2008.
Dr. Molitor's experience caring for a large number of scleroderma patients at the Virginia Mason Clinic in Seattle Washington led him to establish a Scleroderma Registry and Repository to facilitate the conduct of translational research. These translational studies have been published in a number of journals over the past 3 years, and are continuing here at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with additional UMN investigators. He has been an investigator or sub-investigator on over 40 clinical and translational research projects.
Scleroderma Clinical and Translational research trials at the University of Minnesota, include the NIH-funded Scleroderma Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS), and the PHAROS and Actelion DETECT studies, which monitor for the development and progression of pulmonary hypertension. The University of Minnesota is a participating site in the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium (SCTC), through which many major clinical trials in scleroderma are organized. Dr. Molitor's translational research is focused on the development of laboratory tests called biomarkers that predict the clinical course of disease, and the response of disease to therapies.
This clinic moved as of March 2016, and is now located at:
Clinics and Surgery Center
University Of Minnesota Physicians
909 Fulton SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
For patient appointment inquiries with Dr. Molitor, please call: 1- 612-626-6100, Option 2.
For more information about this center, also see: ISN Guide to Scleroderma Experts: Dr. Jerry Molitor
For additional scleroderma expert,s please see our ISN: Scleroderma Expert Directory.
03/17/2016: Page updated with new address, as clinic has just moved. SLE.
Because Dr. Jerry Molitor is close at hand to the ISN headquarters in the Twin Cities, we asked him to serve as Liaison to the ISN Medical Advisory Board. Posted 12/01/2011.
ISN: Dr. Jerry A. Molitor. Dr. Jerry A. Molitor is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases at the University of Minnesota. His translational research is focused on the development of laboratory tests called biomarkers that predict the clinical course of disease, and the response of disease to therapies. Posted 07-20-09.
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