Our research missions are:
Dr. Carol Wallace
Dr. Wallace's main focus has been the aggressive treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), definition of remission for JIA and the long term outcome of JIA. She has published many of the sentinel studies of the use of methotrexate in the treatment of JIA. Dr. Wallace is the Principal Investigator of the NIAMS funded clinical study Trial of Early Aggressive Therapy in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (TREAT). She participates in many multicenter clinical trials of new biologic agents for the treatment of JIA. Dr. Wallace is the immediate past Chair of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA).
Dr. Anne Stevens
The Stevens Lab is focused on the role of maternal microchimerism and T lymphocyte regulation in children with autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, scleroderma, and juvenile arthritis.
For more information on this specialty, please visit the Rheumatology webpage.