Memantine Trial

Principal Investigator:

Leslie J. Crofford, M.D.
Professor Medicine and
                Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Director, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology

Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if an FDA-approved medication that may improve memory in some conditions (memantine) will improve cognitive function in subjects with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Contact:
Jon Williams, Ph.D.
jonathan.m.williams@vanderbilt.edu


Small RNAs in Rheumatoid Arthritis (StaRRA)

Principal Investigator:

Michelle J Ormseth, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Medicine, Rheumatology & Immunology

Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine how small RNAs may affect inflammation and blood vessel function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Contact:
Michelle J Ormseth, M.D., M.S.C.I.
michelle.ormseth@vanderbilt.edu


Arthritis Patient Partnership with Comparative Effectiveness Researchers with UAB

Principal Investigator:

S. Bobo Tanner M.D. 
Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology 

Summary:
Establishment of a registry for use in research studies on rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, osteoporosis and related conditions.

Contact: 
S. Bobo Tanner M.D. 
bobo.tanner@vanderbilt.edu