Mary CrowDepartment of Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA F1000 Section Head (since 27 May 2008)
Dr Crow is Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is also the Director of Rheumatology Research at HSS. Dr Crow is also Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Dr Crows leadership in her field extends beyond the walls of HSS. For the past two years, she has served as President of the prestigious Henry Kunkel Society. The Kunkel Society, based at Rockefeller University, is dedicated to fostering the development of clinical investigators focused on hypothesis-driven, patient-oriented research, particularly in the field of immunology and related subjects. Dr Crow has also continued to publish extensively in a number of highly-respected, peer-reviewed journals. This includes a recent editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine describing the significance of genetic and environmental factors in the development of lupus, as well as articles in Genes and Immunity and Arthritis and Rheumatism on interferon-alpha as a heritable risk factor for lupus.
Arthritis Hero, Arthritis Foundation, 2001
Benjamin M Rosen Chair in Autoimmunity and Inflammation Research, 2002
American College of Rheumatology, President-Elect
Member, Medical Advisory Committee, The SLE Foundation Inc
She combines basic and translational research on the mechanisms that underlie systemic autoimmune diseases with active participation in the clinical and academic programs of the hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma have made important contributions to the understanding of those diseases through their participation in Dr Crows research. Dr Crow serves as Co-Director of the Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Research and Director of the Autoimmunity and Inflammation Research Program at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Special Expertise: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Rheumatoid arthritis.
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