Myositis Studies

The Division of Rheumatology strives to understand more myositis through research.  Please see the list below, which summarizes the studies available to individuals interested in advancing our understanding and treatment of rheumatic disease. 


Study Name/IRB#/PIBrief DescriptionBasic Eligibility CriteriaContact


IRB# 22-2265

PI=Dr. Weinstein

To investigate the efficacy and safety of oral brepocitinib in individuals with dermatomyositis

Seeking participants 18-75 years old with a diagnosis of dermatomyositis who have current skin and muscle involvement.

Chong Pedrick Joshee

Please note that study status changes frequently and therefore, a listed study may not be actively enrolling. Also, the complete list of inclusion and exclusion criteria for a given study is often not listed due to its length.  A visit to determine an individuals eligibility may be required.  A placebo is an inactive substance or treatment that looks the same as, and is given the same way as, an active drug or treatment being tested. The effects of the active drug or treatment are compared to the effects of the placebo.​​