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Drs. Nicole Orzechowski, and Shruti Chandramouli, examine a patient at Eastowne Rheumatology Clinic
Drs. Nicole Orzechowski & Shruti Chandramouli examine a patient.

From our research labs, to our classrooms, to our clinics, we are focusing on innovative ways to help prevent and treat diseases such as arthritis, allergies, & auto-immune conditions.

The UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center and UNC Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology are making exciting discoveries and gaining important new insights in areas such as:

  • Osteoarthritis treatment and prevention
  • The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
  • The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance
  • Allergies, including alpha-gal
  • Lupus clinical trials and outreach
  • Innovative uses of ultrasound
  • Internet-based, pain coping skills programs
  • So much more…

We invite you to learn more about our people, and our passion for providing “Healing and Hope” by reading our update here.