Nov 27, 2019
Things get a little nerdy in this episode, which focuses on the
basic science of what makes the inflammasome tick in CAPS, as well
as data on the use of interleukin 1 inhibition.
Hint: Listen to “The Inflammasome for Dunces” episode first, and this one will make more sense.
Nov 7, 2019
This first episode delves into the clinical aspects of the Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes and includes some helpful tips for sorting out some of the autoinflammatory diseases in the spectrum.
Oct 1, 2019
A quick take on one of the little-appreciated engines of the innate immune system.
Aug 9, 2019
“Acute rheumatic fever is proceeded by an infection with Group A strep” is a mantra that all health care workers know. This episode digs through the history of how we came to understand this fact, as well as how our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of rheumatic fever developed.
Aug 1, 2019
Join me as I explore a case of fever and migratory inflammatory arthritis, then discuss the case with the double-boarded rheumatologist/infectious disease expert, Cassandra Calabrese, DO.