Arthritis At Home Episode 81– Updates to lupus treatment and models of care
In this episode of Arthritis At Home, we are sharing the #CRArthritis interview Arthritis Broadcast Network conducted with Dr. Zahi Touma, Scientist at Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network. Dr. Touma provides updates to lupus treatment and models of care.
Dr. Touma’s research interests include outcome measurement, particularly for systemic lupus erythematosus, including assessment of lupus disease activity and quality of life. He is the principal investigator on a project determining the best instruments for the screening and the diagnosis of cognitive dysfunction in patients with lupus. In addition, this project will identify the role of blood biomarkers in the assessment and management of patients with cognitive dysfunction. Dr. Touma is also involved in collaborative projects with the scientists at the Institute for Work and Health related to the review of critical appraisal tools of studies on measurement properties.
Check out these helpful resources to learn more:
Krembil Research Institute – https://www.uhn.ca/Research/Research_Institutes/Krembil
Lupus Canada – https://lupuscanada.org/