Johns Hopkins Myositis Center clinicians partner with patients to solve the mystery of Myositis
AUGUST 17, 2020 – From the very beginning, the Center’s clinicians and researchers invited all of their patients to be part of a large, long-term registry, a research database that included blood samples, DNA, and clinical information acquired during clinic visits. This database now includes information from about 2,500 patients.
Johns Hopkins doctors hope guitarist Peter Frampton’s name will spark interest in his rare disease
FEBRUARY 28, 2019 – With a celebrity guitarist as their new front man, doctors at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center are hopeful they will be able to raise awareness about and research funding for a rare and misunderstood condition that causes muscle weakness.
Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine: Polymyositis? It’s more likely something else
FEBRUARY 20, 2019 – True polymyositis is rare, so it’s important to carefully consider other likely diagnoses, according to Lisa Christopher-Stine, MD.