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Scleroderma Week


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Free CME/CNE Credits
The Scleroderma Foundation proudly announced its first ever free CME program for doctors and nurses earlier this year. Credits are available online. More credits will be offered in person in select cities. Check back for more updates.

Research Grant Program
The Scleroderma Foundation is a leading nonprofit supporter of scleroderma research. The Foundation budgets an average of $1 million each year to find the cause and cure of scleroderma.

Scleroderma Foundation Multi-Center Collaborative Grant
The Scleroderma Foundation's newest research initiative involves multi-center research funding. It is an exciting opportunity for our research and treatment centers to work together to try and discover a cure. Find more information here.

Scleroderma Foundation Physician Books
The Scleroderma Foundation keeps a list of books that can be helpful to physicians.



ClinicianATS Journal articles on Scleroderma



Noninvasive Assessment of Cardiopulmonary Reserve: Toward Early Detection of Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Feb 2017
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Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Up-front Combination Therapy in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Vol. 192, No. 9 (2015), pp. 1102-1110.
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Gastroesophageal Reflux and Pulmonary Fibrosis in Scleroderma
Volume: 179, Issue: 5 (March 1, 2009)
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Borderline Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Is Associated with Decreased Exercise Capacity in Scleroderma
Volume: 180, Issue: 9 (November 1, 2009)
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Bronchoalveolar Lavage and Response to Cyclophosphamide in Scleroderma Interstitial Lung Disease
Volume: 177, Issue: 1 (January 1, 2008)
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Effects of 1-Year Treatment with Cyclophosphamide on Outcomes at 2 Years in Scleroderma Lung Disease
Volume: 176, Issue: 10 (November 15, 2007)
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Partitioning of Alveolar and Conducting Airway Nitric Oxide in Scleroderma Lung Disease
Volume: 165, Issue: 12 (June 15, 2002)
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Synergistic Role of Endothelial ERG and FLI1 in Mediating Pulmonary Vascular Homeostasis.
July 2016
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Epigenetic Regulation of Caveolin-1 Gene Expression in Lung Fibroblasts
January 2017
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Resistin-Like Molecule-β in Scleroderma-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension
Volume: 41, Issue: 5 (November, 2009)
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Curcumin-Induced Apoptosis in Scleroderma Lung Fibroblasts: Role of Protein Kinase Cε
 Volume: 31, Issue: 1 (July, 2004)
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Gene Expression in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells from Scleroderma Patients
Volume: 26, Issue: 5 (May, 2002)
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Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy and Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease: A Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy
April 2017
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Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis–related Interstitial Lung Disease: A Review of Existing and Emerging Therapies
November 2016
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Lung Transplant in Patients with Scleroderma Compared with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Short- and Long-Term Outcomes
June 2016
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Lung Transplantation in Scleroderma. Time for the Pendulum to Swing?
June 2016
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Lung Transplantation in Patients with Scleroderma Compared with Pulmonary Fibrosis: Short and Long-term Outcomes in a Single Institution
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ClinicianATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports

ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports are printed in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. These documents are also available in PDF format. You may download one copy of any ATS document; there is no charge for this service. Some examples below: