Teresa Kathleen Tarrant
Associate Professor 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 the immunodeficiency disoders Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID), Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency (ADA) disorders, and WHIM (Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis). 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 Research Interests

My current research interests include the following:
1.  Discovering new therapies for immune mediated diseases such as Sjogren's syndrome and WHIM, and we are actively enrolling patients in clinical trials
2. Investigating  the pathogenesis of Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency (ADA) disorders
3. Characterizing novel genetic variants of WHIM syndrome

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