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Polymyositis: the evolution of this diagnosis in light of recent research by Dr. Lisa-Christopher-Stine

May 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Polymyositis: the evolution of this diagnosis in light of recent research

Polymyositis: the evolution of this diagnosis in light of recent research

With Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine

Register today to attend this free online video education session! See details below for link to register.

Physician-led online video education session. Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine will discuss the evolution of the polymyositis diagnosis in light of recent research. Dr. Christopher-Stine will also take questions at the end.

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 2PM EDT (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific)

Where: Online using Zoom – Registration Required.

Host: Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine

This session will be recorded.

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About Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine

Dr. Lisa Christopher-StineDr. Christopher-Stine is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurology and is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center, a multidisciplinary clinic formally established in 2007 on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus and one of the largest, most comprehensive centers of its kind worldwide. Over the past 14 years, she has been involved in clinical research related to idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (“myositis”) and has authored or co-authored over 40 publications.

Dr. Christopher-Stine and her colleagues recently discovered that some statin-related myopathies are, in fact, autoimmune in nature. This discovery is a true example of the excellent collaboration and translational research opportunities at Johns Hopkins that has helped to solve a medical mystery and has benefitted patients directly. In her role as the attending inpatient consult rheumatologist, she investigates a wide variety of autoimmune rheumatic diseases including vasculitis, systemic sclerosis, and lupus. In addition, she serves as a member of The Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board and enjoys teaching both formally and informally at all levels of medical education from students to fellows to faculty. She takes pleasure in the interplay of her roles as clinician, scientist, and educator.

About joining this free online video session

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click the button above to visit the Zoom registration page. After registration, you will receive an email containing all information needed to join the video session at the scheduled time and date. Be sure to check your spam and junk folders if you do not see the email.


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May 1, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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