Meeting Archive:
Scleroderma: A Complex Vascular Disease

 
 

Meeting Description:

The fourth webinar in a series designed to help patients and others in the scleroderma community understand the disease, what’s being done to find a cure and what new treatments are on the horizon. Dr. Fredrick Wigley, Founder/Director of the Scleroderma Center at Johns Hopkins, one of the largest and most respected scleroderma clinics in America, will discuss how the disease affects the body, current treatment options, what patients can expect next and how research is advancing to change the landscape of disease management.

For more information please contact us at:

1-800-441-CURE (2873)

Or via email at: srfcure@sclerodermaRESEARCH.org

 

Details
Date: Wed, Apr 25, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Scleroderma Research Foundation
 Presenter Information
Fredrick Wigley, MD
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Dr. Wigley is a Professor of Medicine and Founder/Director of the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center. He received his MD degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and completed an internship and residency at Johns Hopkins where he also trained in a postdoctoral fellowship program. He is a physician-scientist leading one of the nation’s pre-eminent centers focused on scleroderma research and treatment. Dr. Wigley’s research focuses on the events that cause scleroderma and on its signs and symptoms. He is testing new treatments for both Raynaud’s phenomenon and scleroderma. Dr. Wigley and his team are finding answers and continue to use the evidence to reach their ultimate goal of finding a cure for scleroderma.

Dr. Wigley has been honored with two American College of Rheumatology awards in recent years. He received the ACR Distinguished Clinician Scholar Award in 2009 and the ACR Masters Award in 2011.