Dr. Jonathan Hausmann, Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides a brief history of autoinflammatory diseases.
This talk was presented as part of the “Managing your Autoinflammatory Disease: Lifestyle and Wellness Workshop,” which took place on April 28, 2018, at Boston Children’s Hospital in Waltham, MA. You can also view the workshop introduction by Dr. Fatma Dedeoglu.
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The transcript has been edited for clarity.
Dr. Jonathan Hausmann:
Thank you for that talk. I just wanted to talk a little bit about how I became interested in autoinflammatory diseases. This was a few years ago, I was at a Passover Seder with my family and there was a distant uncle that I’ve never met before. He was a dermatologist and he was working on a book about these weird autoinflammatory diseases. That was my first year as a rheumatology fellow in pediatrics and he was looking for somebody to write a chapter about pediatric autoinflammatory diseases. Continue reading A brief history of autoinflammatory diseases