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FOCIS Center Faculty and Staff


Theresa Lu, MD, PhD
Associate Scientist, Autoimmunity and Inflammation Program and Pediatric Rheumatology
Hospital for Special Surgery

Associate Director

Alessandra Pernis, MD
George Kalliolias, MD, PhD

FOCiS Committee Members

Lionel Ivashkiv, MD
Alessandra Pernis, MD
Jane E. Salmon, MD
Kendall A. Smith, MD
Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD

Participating Faculty

Peggy Crow, MD – rheumatology
Doruk Erkan, MD – rheumatology (SLE and APS)
Kyriakos Kirou, MD – rheumatology (SLE)
Lionel Ivashkiv, MD – rheumatology (RA and SLE)
Ira Jacobsen, MD – gastroenterology (hepatology)
John Leonard, MD – hematology/oncology (lymphoma)
Michael Lockshin, MD - rheumatology (SLE and APS)
Alessandra Pernis, MD – immunology
Jane E. Salmon, MD - rheumatology
Kendall A. Smith, MD – immunology
Robert Spiera, MD – rheumatology (scleroderma and vasculitis)
Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD – nephrology (transplant)