Dr. Swapan Nath's Profile

Dr. Swapan Nath

Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pathology, Oklahoma University Health Science Center.
Dr. Nath is a senior scientist with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) and gained International fame through this landmark study that analyzed more than 17,000 human DNA samples.

World Lupus Day 2017: Exclusive Interview With Dr. Swapan Nath, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

  • World Lupus Day is observed on 10 May every year to raise awareness about the disease condition
  • The theme for the 2017 World Lupus Day is " Lupus Knows No Boundaries"
  • Dr. Swapan Nath, who discovered 10 genes associated with lupus along with his team, spoke to Medindia about research on lupus
World Lupus Day is observed on 10 May to raise awareness about systemic lupus erythematosus or lupus. This condition is caused when the body's own immune system attacks healthy tissues, giving rise to various symptoms.

Symptoms of the Disease:

The symptoms of the disease are characterized by
  • joints that are painful and swollen
  • fever
  • chest pain
  • hair loss
  • ulcers in the mouth
  • red rash
People with this condition are often at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. Lupus is a disease condition that is difficult to treat and very difficult to identify. It is a debilitating disease but very few people are aware about this condition. ...

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