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John Varga, MD, Rheumatology, Ann Arbor, MI, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

JohnVargaMD

Rheumatology Ann Arbor, MI

Scleroderma & Related

John and Nancy Hughes Distinguished Professor of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Medical School

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Summary

  • I received my MD from New York University. Following Medicine residency at Rhode Island Hospital, trained in Rheumatology at Boston University, and then completed a basic research post-doc at the University of Pennsylvania
    I moved to the Midwest in 1995, and joined the faculty at Northwestern University in 2004. I founded the Scleroderma Program and run a basic/translational research lab focusing on fibrosis and precision medicine

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Rheumatology, 1985 - 1987
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterFellowship, Rheumatology, 1983 - 1985
  • Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital-Lifespan
    Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital-LifespanResidency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineClass of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1995 - 2020
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1985 - 1996
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Member Association of American Physicians
  • Member AOA
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Emerging Targets of Disease-Modifying Therapy for Systemic Sclerosis  
    Elizabeth R Volkmann, John Varga, Nature
  • Adipocyte-Specific Repression of PPAR-Gamma by NCoR Contributes to Scleroderma Skin Fibrosis  
    Warren Tourtellotte, Benjamin Korman, John Varga, BioMed Central

Other

Press Mentions

  • Researchers Find Compound That May Halt Some Fibrotic Diseases
    Researchers Find Compound That May Halt Some Fibrotic DiseasesJuly 12th, 2018
  • Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Forms Scleroderma Clinical Advisory Board
    Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Forms Scleroderma Clinical Advisory BoardJuly 12th, 2018
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineOctober 25th, 2019
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