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Research

The Kavanaugh lab conducts clinical research in the following:

  • Lupus (SLE) 
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) 
  • Scleroderma (PSS) 
  • Gout 
  • Psoriatic arthritis

Research Highlights
  • Department of Defense
    PSTD/TBI Clinical Consortium-Coordinating Center. Admin Core Major Goals: Develop Clinical trials relevant to PTSD and TBI for the Clinical Consortium.  
  • 3 U01 NS058030-04S1Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Cobinamide, A New Cyanide  Detoxifying Agent    Major goals: Develop clinical studies of cobinamide. 
  • P00000028802 (NS063718) Combined use of cobinamide and a 3-Mercaptopyruvate prodrug for cyanide poisoning. Major goals: Develop clinical studies of this regimen. 
  • Sub P00000028801 (NS063718) Combined use of cobinamide and a 3-Mercaptopyruvate prodrug for cyanide poisoning. Major goals. Develop clinical studies of this regimen. 
  • 1 U54 RR023504-01A1 San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute.Major goals:Enhance translational research across UCSD and the San Diego community.