Ernest Brahn is a Professor of medicine at the Division of Rheumatology, UCLA School of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1978, and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. He then completed a three-year rheumatology/immunology research fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and continued on as a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School for 2 years prior to joining UCLA in 1986. Dr. Brahn runs a biomedical research laboratory in molecular immunology as well as a clinical research program primarily interested in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. At the UCLA Medical Center, he is the Chair of the Clinical Laboratories Executive Committee, and the Director of the Rheumatology Training Program. Dr. Brahn authored numerous biomedical publications, and has served on the Editorial Board or as a Scientific Reviewer for 37 journals and organizations. He worked in many capacities for the American College of Rheumatology, most recently a three-year term as the Web Editor and Chair of the Electronic Technologies Committee, Chair of the National Scientific Abstract Selection Committee (rheumatoid arthritis - animal models), as well as Advisory Editor of Arthritis and Rheumatism.
Biography Updated on 17 July 2008