The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) was founded in 1987 by Sharon Monsky, an entrepreneur, businesswoman, and scleroderma patient. Guided by her passion for a cure, we have become the largest nonprofit investor in scleroderma research in the United States.
Our Three-Fold Mission of Support, Education and Research
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Neha Shah is a dietitian specializing in scleroderma. She overall has been specializing in gastrointestinal and liver disorders for the past 15 years, initially at Stanford Health Care and now, in private practice. Neha helps patients with scleroderma address nutrition issues that have interfered with eating well, such as swallowing difficulty, GERD, concerns with motility, and more. With her patients, Neha recognizes that all individuals have varying influences on diet and eating habits, in which all impact symptoms and food choices. She strives to develop a partnership with her patients to help them discover their own underlying motivations to help promote change to diet and nutrition. In a collaborative and ongoing approach, she will work with her patients to address obstacles that may serve as barriers to nutrition and develop personalized strategies to meet goals for overall good health. Neha can be reached at www.nehashahnutrition.com and through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Neha D. Shah MPH, RD, CNSC, CHES
There is more than one way to eat, let's find your way!
. Dr. Lorinda Chung, Scleroderma Center for Excellence at Stanford
.Scleroderma Center for Excellence at Stanford.
Lorinda Chung, MD, MS
David Fiorentino, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Dr. Chung: The primary goal of the Stanford Scleroderma Center is to provide outstanding multi-specialty care for patients with scleroderma, with experts from Rheumatology, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Immunology, and Hand/Vascular Medicine working together to take care of each patient as a whole. At our Scleroderma Clinic, each patient is examined by a team, including physicians from Rheumatology, Dermatology, and Internal Medicine. We are also actively carrying out state-of-the-art research using tissue samples from patients with scleroderma and working with basic scientists to better understand what causes scleroderma, and to find markers in the skin or blood that can tell us which patients will go on to develop serious complications, like pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). In particular, we hope to develop a simple blood test to identify scleroderma patients who will ultimately develop PAH.
Dr. Andrew Gross, MD
Dr. Sarah French, MD
The UCSF Scleroderma Clinic offers compassionate, comprehensive care for patients with scleroderma (also called systemic sclerosis), mixed connective tissue disease, Sjögren's syndrome and inflammatory myositis. Patients benefit from the diverse expertise of the clinic team, which includes rheumatologists, a dermatologist and a plastic surgeon who specializes in autoimmune disease.
Our doctors also work closely with colleagues in the Interstitial Lung Disease Program and the Advanced Heart Failure Program, enrolling patients in clinical studies of autoimmune lung disease and pulmonary hypertension.
Francesco Boin, MD, is the new director of the division of Rheumatology and director of the new Scleroderma Program. Photo by Cedars-Sinai
Nationally recognized rheumatology expert Francesco Boin, MD, has been appointed director of the division of Rheumatology and director of the new Scleroderma Program at Cedars-Sinai. Boin is an accomplished and widely published investigator of autoimmune diseases, with a reputation for clinical excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
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