Sjögren’s syndrome is easy to overlook or misdiagnose, making many patients feel frustrated. In this five-part video series, Dr. Alan Baer validates those who suffer from this disease, and informs those who don’t, about the common misconceptions and challenges that Sjögren’s syndrome patients face every day.
Alan Baer, M.D.
Dr. Baer joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2007 and is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Jerome L. Greene Sjogren’s Syndrome Center.
Dr. Baer is currently engaged in a number of research studies in the area of Sjogren’s syndrome. He was the principal investigator of the NIH subcontract to Johns Hopkins to conduct the Sjogren’s International Registry (SICCA) and enrolled 300 patients into the registry. The SICCA registry has been a rich source of clinical data and biospecimens for research that Dr. Baer is conducting with colleagues at both Hopkins and the University of California-San Francisco.
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