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Nancy Bates Allen

Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology
Duke Box 3440, Durham, NC 27710
4010 Purple Zone Hosp South, 201 Trent Dr., Durham, NC 27710


Prior to my retirement from Duke with emeritus status, my clinical and research interests included systemic vasculitis (Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis, giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis) and multi-disciplinary efforts in the areas of systemic lupus erythematosus and anti-phospholipid syndrome. Dr. E. William St. Clair and I represented Duke in both the RAVE trial, a multi-center, double-blind, controlled trial comparing rituximab with cyclophosphamide in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and previously the Wegener's granulomatosis etanercept trial (WGET), a multi-center effort to assess the addition of etanercept to traditional therapy in limited and severe forms of this type of vasculitis. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus of Medicine · 2020 - Present Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

Tufts University · 1978 M.D.