Judith Smith, MD, PhD, Receives Graduate School Fall Competition Award

Congratulations to Judith Smith, MD, PhD, on her recent award of $75,460 from the UW Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education. This one-year award for her project entitled, "Immunogenetics of axial Spondyloarthritis," will allow her lab to perform RNA sequencing to identify potential causal spondyloarthritis gene variants, and will also be used as a discovery platform to identify other dysregulated immune pathways in this disease.