‚ÄčUniversity of Miami Sarcoidosis Program

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.

What is sarcoidosis?

We put your health and well being first. Our patient-centered Sarcoidosis Program at the University of Miami was founded in the fall of 2015. Our mission is to improve the lives of patients with sarcoidosis in  through exceptional clinical care and translational research.

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  

 The lungs are involved in over 90% of the patients; however it can affect many other organs such as the skin, eyes, nose, muscles, heart, liver, spleen, bowel, kidney, testes, nerves, lymph nodes, joints and brain. 

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