Researcher Betty Tsao is on the trail of lupus, tracking down the cause of the autoimmune disease.
MUSC has a well-established interest in the clinical treatment of and research into autoimmune disorders and fibrotic diseases. These programs at MUSC combine the work of clinical, translational and basic researchers. The clinical research program provides patients with opportunities to participate in disease registries and novel clinical trials, including both early studies of new therapies and large-scale trials. Investigators in basic research focus on disease mechanisms, diagnostics and the development of new therapies.