Dr. Cynthia Aranow

February 12, 2018 7:47 am Published by

Dr. Cynthia Aranow is a Professor of Medicine and of Molecular Medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Hofstra School of Medicine in New York. She received her medical degree from New York University and completed her rheumatology training at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, NY. She is a recipient of the American College of Rheumatology Edmund Dubois Award in recognition of her research in SLE. She has also received the Collaborative Women in Science Award on two occasions from AWSM (Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine).

A rheumatologist and lupus expert, Cindy has cared for hundreds of patients with this complex disease and believes that patients and their physicians must partner together in order for there to be significant progress. Her research focuses on lupus outcomes as well as both translational projects which include studies investigating the pathogenesis of neuropsychiatric lupus, and clinical trials of novel agents and approaches for the treatment of SLE. These trials are both pharmaceutically sponsored and investigator initiated. She is currently a protocol chair of an NIH-funded clinical trial investigating an innovative approach for treatment of lupus nephritis; she is also the principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health-funded Autoimmunity Center of Excellence at the Feinstein Institute. She has published over 100 publications focused on different aspects of lupus. Dr. Aranow is proud to be a member of Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) which continues to be a rewarding experience.

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