Please save the date for The Greater Boston Sjögren's Syndrome Support Group's next meeting on iSaturday, September 28, 2013 from10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
The location is Tufts Medical Center
*Sackler Building, Room 114*
145 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts
The speaker and topic are Dr. Denise Faustman, "Do I have Sjögren's? Why is it so hard (to know? to find out? to diagnose?) and why does it matter?"
Dr. Faustman is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Immunobiology Laboratories at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the recipient of several very prestigious awards including one of the 2003 National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine "Changing the Face of Medicine Awards," the 2006 American Medical Women's Association and Wyeth Pharmaceutical Company "Women in Science Award," and the Goldman Philanthropic Partnerships/Partnership for Cures "2011 George and Judith Goldman Angel Award" for research to find an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes. Currently, Dr. Faustman is working on strategies to establish clear, early diagnostic techniques and new treatments to halt and reverse Sjögren's syndrome.
Bring friends and family with you, as well as your stories and suggestions for the Greater Boston Support Group.
For those taking the MBTA: The "Tufts Medical Center" Orange Line stop is located across from the main hospital entrance on Washington Street.
For those who prefer to drive: Parking is available in the Medical Center's garage at: 274 Tremont Street, next to the Wang Center and parking tickets will be validated at the meeting for reduced parking rates.
Kindly RSVP to: Lynn.Epstein@Tufts.edu