At the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of our missions is to provide a medical home for children with complex, multisystem autoimmune disorders that arise from an underlying defect in immune regulatory pathways. The Immunohematology and Immune Dysregulation Program offers focused immune and genetic evaluation of patients with either early onset or refractory autoimmune conditions with the goal of providing targeted immune modulatory and biological therapies based on immune profiles and genetics.
Patients with underlying monogenetic immunohematology and immune dysregulation disorders are treated through different subspecialties because many will have more than one autoimmune manifestation and may not respond to conventional management. Identifying underlying immune and genetic etiologies is critical to the effective long-term management of these disorders.
Our program evaluates and treats the following group of patients: