Rheumatism and Immunology Department
Department of Rheumatology was officially established in 2019. There are 7 doctors (3 of the doctors have PhD degree and 4 of them have master’s degree) and 20 nurses in the department providing professional medical services for over 20000 outpatients and over 1500 inpatients every year with 18 beds. Department chair Prof. Lizhen Ma is the chairman of Hangzhou Rheumatology Association, the vice chairman of Hangzhou Endocrinology Association and a member of Zhejiang Endocrinology Association. Prof. Jiao Huang is the vice chairman of Hangzhou Rheumatology Association and a member of Zhejiang Rheumatology Association.
The team is young and prospering, they are devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjögren’s Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome, Dermatomyositis, Systemic Sclerosis, Adult-Onset Still’s Disease, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Behcet’s Disease, Takayasu Arteritis, ANCA-related vasculitis, Relapsing Polychondritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Gout, etc.
They focus on the researches of the clinical characteristics and molecular basis of dermatomyositis-related lung injuries, the mechanism of recurrent spontaneous abortion, and the molecular features and treatment targets of immune-mediated hematological system diseases. We conduct a number of research projects including national natural science foundation of China.