Dr. Yehuda Shoenfeld and Dr. Ricard Cervera will oversee the creation and maintenance of the ASIA registry (Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvant), populated by clinicians from around the world. This registry will enable researchers to analyze thousands of global cases of ASIA. Data from patient questionnaires in the registry will provide a resource for researchers to: 1) compare clinical manifestations, 2) discover common instigators, and 3) compare the efficacy of treatments. To include a case in the registry, contact:
In the groundbreaking documentary, Age of Aluminum, by Austrian filmmaker Bert Ehgartner, viewers see the grave consequences from the mining, processing and use of aluminum in everyday life. A new review by Andrew Jenks, at California State University, Long Beach praises this in-depth look at the issue and includes interviews with physicians and scientists leading aluminum research. Aluminum’s unique role in geology and biology is dramatized through cautionary tales of people whose exposure to the toxin caused catastrophic health issues. CMSRI funded researchers are featured in this award winning film which ties aluminum to the current chronic disease and disability epidemic.
Claire Dwoskin Honored for Support of Autoimmunity Research
Founder and President of the Children's Medical Safety Research Insitute (CMSRI) Claire Dwoskin received the “AESKU Award for a Lifetime Contribution to Autoimmunity" at the 9th International Congress on Autoimmunity held in Nice, France on March 26, 2014. Ms. Dwoskin was recognized during the gathering of leading medical researchers and physicians who attended the conference for her dedicated advocacy and financial support of studies into the causes and cures of chronic illnesses and disabilities.