Lillian Barra, M.D., M.P.H.
M.D., The University of Western Ontario
M.P.H., Harvard University
Office: Siebens Drake Research Institute, Room 220
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 80030
Lab Website: Barra Lab Website
Area of Study:
Pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis and associated co-morbidities
-Autoimmune vascular disease
The major research interest of Dr. Barra's laboratory is the role of immune responses to post-translationally modified proteins in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and its associated complications, in particular vascular disease. The research is translational involving mouse models of RA and atherosclerosis, biomaker studies as well as epidemiologic studies with participation in various cohort studies.