Rheumatology Research

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The Henry Ford Division of Rheumatology participates in government-funded, industry-sponsored, and investigator-initiated clinical research.

Clinical trials

For patient enrollment information on Rheumatology clinical trials, please contact our research nurse at (313) 916-9327.

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus- various trials
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis- various trials

Rheumatology investigator-initiated research

  • Cytomegalovirus viremia in critically ill patients with autoimmune disease: a risk factor for poor outcomes
  • Henry Ford Health System registry for vasculitis and lupus
  • Clinical and serologic characteristics in patients with late onset SLE
  • Advanced glycated end products in SLE: A “lupus factor” for CVD?
  • Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium validation of patient-reported data
  • Joint ultrasound criteria for evaluation of rheumatoid arthritis

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