Causes of Scleroderma
History of Scleroderma
Scleroderma Research Registries
Treatments and Clinical Trials
Scleroderma research covers potential causes of scleroderma, the history of scleroderma, postmortem resources for such issues as autopsies and cadavers, research registries for patients and family members, plus scleroderma treatments and clinical trials.
One decade distinct features, morbidity and mortality of scleroderma: a cross-sectional study. This study is the first epidemiologic survey on Iranian scleroderma patients with significantly large sample size compared to previous studies worldwide. PubMed, Clin Exp Rheumatol, 06/15/2016.
Integrin-modulating therapy prevents fibrosis and autoimmunity in mouse models of scleroderma (SSc). Researchers have developed a mouse model of Scleroderma and their studies are pointing the way to potential new drug therapies for the disease. Nature. 10/09/2013.
Causes of Scleroderma. The cause of scleroderma is generally unknown, however areas being investigated include autoimmunity, environmental exposures, genetics, and infections. ISN.
—B and T Cells
—Cluster South Boston
Mucosal Immune System
Natural Killer Cells
Oxidative Stress, Lipids
Vitamin D Deficiency
History of Scleroderma. When was scleroderma first diagnosed? Are there any famous people with scleroderma? Plus some school report ideas and examples. ISN.
| History of Scleroderma |
Paul Klee and Scleroderma
|School Report Resources|
Postmortem Resources. Comprehensive information about after-death issues related to scleroderma, such as autopsy, use of cadavers for research, organ and tissue donation, and ways to honor the memory of your loved one. ISN.
| Autopsy |
| Tissue Donation |
Scleroderma Research Registries. You may join all of the research registries and quality of life studies that you are eligible for. It's not like clinical trials, where you are limited to just one. ISN.
Pulmonary Hypertension Registry
|Twins/Close Siblings Autoimmune
U.K. Scleroderma Registries
U.S./Canada Scleroderma Registries
Scleroderma Treatments and Clinical Trials. Participating in clinical trials for scleroderma and related symptoms is a way to advance scientific understanding of the disease and its potential treatments. ISN.
—Symptoms and Treatments
Reading Voices of Scleroderma Books: Diana Kramer.
Sharing Scleroderma Awareness Bracelets: Deb Martin, Brenda Miller, Vickie Risner.
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