Lisa G. Rider, MD

Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and Chairman, Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Lisa Rider, MD, a pediatric rheumatologist, is Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Science, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. She received her BA and MD degrees from Duke University. After completing her pediatrics residency and a clinical fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital, she became a Research Associate in NIAMS, National Institutes of Health. She then joined Dr. Frederick Miller’s laboratory at the Center for Biologics, Food and Drug Administration, and later became Deputy Chief of the group, which moved to NIEHS in 2002. For the past 11 years, Dr. Rider has also been Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University, where she sees patients and leads research on juvenile myositis in the Cure JM Center for Excellence. Dr. Rider’s research has focused on juvenile myositis, in which she has led the international development of validated outcome measures and trial response criteria, defined the major autoantibody phenotypes and associated outcomes, studied genetic and environmental disease risk factors, and led clinical trials of new therapies. She has co-authored more than 145 peer-reviewed publications, 45 book chapters and review articles, and was the lead editor of a book published by Cure JM, Myositis and You. She has received several awards in recognition of her contributions, including Physician Researcher of the Year by the US Public Health Service (2011), the 2017 Cure JM Lifetime Achievement in Research award, and The Myositis Association’s 25th Anniversary Research Award: For Outstanding Contributions to Myositis Research over the past 15 years.

Lisa is speaking at

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prairie Ballroom

Speakers

  • Jim Minow (Speaker) Executive Director, Cure JM
  • Andrew Heaton, PhD (Speaker) Chief Scientific Officer, Cure JM
  • Charlly Kao, PhD (Speaker) Senior Scientist, Center for Applied Genomics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Lisa G. Rider, MD (Speaker) Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and Chairman, Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  • Ann Reed, MD (Speaker) Duke University School of Medicine Chair of the Department of Pediatrics
  • Susan Kim, MD, MMSc (Speaker) Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics
  • Brian Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Speaker) Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, and the DLSPH University of Toronto Head, Division of Rheumatology SickKids, University of Toronto Head, Division of Rheumatology SickKids
  • Lauren Pachman, MD (Speaker) Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

This general session will review what Cure JM Foundation is doing to improve the lives of families battling JM; from the latest research being funded to advancing new Centers of Excellence in JM Research to build awareness of JM. This session will also include insights from the top JM researchers.

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Grand Oaks A

Speaker

  • Lisa G. Rider, MD (Speaker) Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and Chairman, Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

Labs results are an essential tool in managing a patient's treatment for JM. To the non-medically trained, labs can also be a great source of confusion. In this sessions the doctors will help you better understand lab results and what they may indicate.

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CC 224

Speaker

  • Lisa G. Rider, MD (Speaker) Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and Chairman, Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

You've heard about the four Cure JM Centers of Excellence in Seattle, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Raleigh-Durham North Carolina. Join us to learn more about adding a Cure JM Center of Excellence to you family's care team. This session features a presentation and Q&A session.

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