Lupus in Baltimore: evidence-based 'clinical pearls' from the Hopkins Lupus Cohort

Lupus. 2005;14(12):970-3. doi: 10.1191/0961203305lu2230xx.


The Hopkins Lupus Cohort is a prospective longitudinal study of lupus activity, organ damage, and quality of life in SLE patients. It is balanced between Caucasian and African-American SLE patients. This review highlights major findings from the cohort with implications for clinical care.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic*
  • Prospective Studies