Andrew D. Luster, MD, PhD, Chief of Service, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Division
Andrew D. Luster, MD, PhD, Chief of Service, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Division

Rheumatology

The Rheumatology Unit provides comprehensive, personalized care for patients with arthritis and other rheumatologic and autoimmune conditions. It includes the Rheumatology Clinical Research Unit, which currently is conducting clinical trials of novel therapies for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, IgG4-related systemic disease and osteoarthritis.

Allergy and Clinical Immunology

The Allergy & Clinical Immunology Unit delivers expert care for the most common to very rare allergic and immunologic conditions. It houses the Allergy Clinical Research Unit, which presently is enrolling patients in clinical trials of chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps and asthma. The Clinical Immunology Laboratory, which provides specialized immunological testing for the Mass General medical community, is also part of the Allergy & Clinical Immunology Unit.

Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis

The Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center brings together experts in rheumatology and nephrology to conduct leading-edge research and provide specialty care for patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis and related conditions.

Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases

The Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases (CIID) is the major laboratory research component of our division. This state-of-the art, multidisciplinary research facility focuses on basic mechanisms of immune-mediated diseases.