Ann Reed, MD

Duke University School of Medicine Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Reed received the B.A. degree in biology/zoology from the University of Kentucky and the M.D. degree from Medical College of Ohio. She completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron and a fellowship in clinical immunology/rheumatology at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She further completed a fellowship in the Division of Immunology/Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Medical School and a research fellowship in a molecular genetics laboratory at the University of Chicago. Her work has helped to identify genes that predispose children to Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and to give a comprehensive understanding of the genetics of the disease. Her work also involves early detection and diagnosis with personalized treatment for JDM including improved markers of disease activity and prediction of treatment response. She is involved in international multicenter clinical trials which are working to establish outcome measures for JDM disease activity and chronicity and look for new agents to treat the disease in both adults and children. Dr. Reed is principal investigator on several research grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Her findings have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Immunology, Muscle Nerve, The Journal of Rheumatology, Arthritis Care & Research, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Rheumatology and Lancet. Dr. Reed has received many honors and awards including recent election into the Kunkel Society and Arthritis Foundation Career awards as well as two RO1s. She is chair of the Juvenile Myositis Group for the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance and past chair of the American Board of Pediatrics sub-board for Rheumatology. She supervises and advises fellows and junior faculty in their clinical and translational research projects, teaching sessions and monthly journal club.

Ann 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
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CC 278

Speakers

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

This panel will share their insights on the latest drug trials and emerging treatments for JM and the side effects of JM.  This session will also update families on repurposed drugs, with an emphasis on those that are currently being tested for use with JM. Also learn about research studies being supported by Cure JM.

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