Teresa Kathleen Tarrant
Instructor in the Department of Medicine

I first became interested in clinical immunology as a medical student studying autoimmune inflammatory eye disease at the National Institutes of Health.  Since then, I have been inspired to understand what causes autoimmunity and immune deficiency disorders in order to improve the quality of life for my patients.  I see patients with multiple complex immune disorders with particular expertise in autoimmune and Rheumatoid arthritis, primary Sjogren's syndrome, and Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID). My research investigates immune targets that may impact either the development of immune disease or identify new therapies for patients.  The goal is to help us understand why and how immunologic diseases develop so that we may better treat them.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 10207 Cerny St., Ste #200B, Duke Rheumatology Clinic at Brier Creek, Raleigh, NC 27617
  • 200 Trent Dr., DUMC 3874, Durham, NC 27710

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