The role of estrogen receptor alpha variant size and localization in modulating TLR7-induced inflammation.

Date Added
January 21st, 2022
PRO Number
Pro00113082
Researcher
Melissa Cunningham

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Keywords
Autoimmune disease, Healthy Volunteer Studies, Lupus
Summary

This observational, non-medication study's purpose is to help learn more about the immune system's inflammation process involved in lupus. The study will be enrolling both lupus and non-lupus (healthy control) females aged 18 and older who identify as Black/African American and Non-Hispanic or White and Non-Hispanic for this comparison study. Participation involves a one-time blood collection.

There are no direct benefits in participating, but it is hoped information learned may help us to develop a better understanding of lupus. Compensation is available for participation.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
MUSC Lupus Research Group
843-792-3926
lupusresearch@musc.edu