The Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases consolidates out-patient
care, teaching and research diseases within one clinic location. The Centre uses
databank research to focus on long-term epidemiological study of rheumatic disorders,
involving long-term observation of clinical features, treatment and its effects on
large patient bases over a long period of time. The Centre staff is headed by Dr.
Dafna D. Gladman and Dr. Murray B. Urowitz.
Erythematosus(SLE), with The Lupus Databank Research being one of the largest databanks
of its kind internationally, the Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Research Program, and
the Atherosclerosis in SLE (SLICC) Research Program.