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Dysautonomia Grant

The Sjögren’s Foundation is excited to share that in addition to awarding our new Pilot and High Impact grants, a $50,000 grant has been awarded to Dr. Kamal Chémali to study the prevalence of elevated Mycoplasma pneumoniæ titers in Sjögren’s and other autoimmune disorder-associated neuropathic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (neuropathic POTS).

Dr. Chémali, an associate professor of neurology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, has focused his research and career on autonomic nervous system disorders, small fiber neuropathies (SFN) and autoimmune autonomic neuropathies.

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2022/2023 Research Grant Awards

Thomas Grader-Beck, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Leveraging electronic health record systems to establish a multi-center collaboration platform for quality of care and clinical research in Sjögren’s disease
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Tomas Mustelin, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Pilot study of disease-specific expression modules in Sjögren’s neutrophils
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Mohammed Haj Dezfulian, PhD
Research Fellow in Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Mapping the specificity of CD4+ lymphocytes in Sjögren’s disease
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For Past Recipients, CLICK HERE