Raphaela T. Goldbach-manskMD, MHS
Dr. Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky received her medical degree from the University Witten-Herdecke, Germany, in 1990 and completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University, Metro Health Medical Center. She completed her rheumatology fellowship training at NIAMS in 1999 and served as a Staff Clinician at NIAMS through 2008. Dr. Goldbach-Mansky is Acting Chief of the NIAMS Translational Autoinflammatory Disease Section. She leads the NIAMS autoinflammatory disease clinic and has built a translational research program focusing on clinical and translational studies in children with early onset autoinflammatory diseases. She co-founded the pediatric research clinic in NIAMS in 1999, and the Translational Autoinflammatory Research Initiative (TARI) to improve research in patients with rare autoinflammatory diseases.
Dr. Goldbach-Mansky's research focus is on applying a systematic approach to the clinical and immunological study of autoinflammatory diseases. Her group uses targeted interventions to understand the role of specific inflammatory pathways in the pathogenesis of autoinflammatory diseases