Dr. Andrea Fava is a physician-scientist in the Division of Rheumatology. He received his medical degree from San Raffaele Medical School in Milan, Italy. Subsequently, he completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in Molecular Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Fava completed his medical training in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview and a clinical and research fellowship in Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins University. He then completed a Lupus Fellowship with Dr. Michelle Petri and a visiting fellowship in computational biology at Harvard/Broad Institute with Dr. Soumya Raychaudhury.
Dr. Fava’s research is focused on lupus nephritis. As an Accelerating Medicines Partnership investigator, Dr. Fava is pursuing the discovery of novel (treatable) mechanisms and noninvasive biomarkers of lupus nephritis (liquid biopsy) using multiomic approaches such as single cell transcriptomics and urine proteomics.
Dr. Fava is a faculty member of the Hopkins Lupus Center where he is involved in the care of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and lupus nephritis.