The vast majority of the patients who take statins don’t ever have to worry about the side effect of muscle symptoms. Even among those who do experience muscle damage, with […]
LEAP Rounds – Fall 2021
LEAP – Winter 2021: Flashes of Insight
This is an unusual time, and this year’s LEAP reflects it well: we start with Covid-19’s very sickest patients, and a Hopkins-wide team’s groundbreaking efforts to illuminate an unusual response in their immune system.
We end with a remarkable patient with a rare autoimmune disease: the legendary musician, Peter Frampton, who is not only raising awareness and research funding, but changing medical advice about how to preserve muscle function.
LEAP Rounds – Spring 2020
LEAP – Winter 2020: Wisdom of the Crowd
Leap – Winter 2019: Seen for the First Time
Alice in Wonderland may come to mind as you read this issue of LEAP, because we are moving from the large to the small, and back again: A rheumatic disease is big, and its effect can be devastating. However, a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, or Sjögren’s is, in fact, multiple diseases, each slightly different.