UM Sarcoidosis Program has been recognized by World Association of Sarcoidosis as an Excellent Center.
We are proud to announce the launching of individualized medicine in our sarcoidosis program. In collaboration with Dr. Irman Forghani from UM Department of Medical Genetics, all patients would be tested for pharmacogenetics.
Sarcoidosis is a disorder that causes tiny nodules (known as granulomas) of inflamed tissue to develop in the body's organs. These nodules can join together, forming larger nodules that interfere with normal body functions such as breathing. It occurs throughout the globe affecting people of all genders, races, and ethnicities.
The AMSAR-Bio network is an open collaboration. Anyone with an interest in sarcoidosis can join and take part in Network activities. For more information about joining the network please visit our membership information. Please see our AMSAR-Bio website at