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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
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Rheumatology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Recent PubMed Publications

  1. Rothwell S, Chinoy H, Lamb JA, Miller FW, Rider LG, Wedderburn LR, McHugh NJ, Mammen AL, Betteridge ZE, Tansley SL, Bowes J, Vencovský J, Deakin CT, Dankó K, Vidya L, Selva-O'Callaghan A, Pachman LM, Reed AM, Molberg Ø, Benveniste O, Mathiesen PR, Radstake TRDJ, Doria A, de Bleecker J, Lee AT, Hanna MG, Machado PM, Ollier WE, Gregersen PK, Padyukov L, O'Hanlon TP, Cooper RG, Lundberg IE,   Focused HLA analysis in Caucasians with myositis identifies significant associations with autoantibody subgroups.  Ann Rheum Dis  2019 Jul;78(7):996-1002. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215046
  2. Bhushan B, Beneat A, Ward C, Satinsky A, Miller ML, Balmert LC, Maddalozzo J  Total Sleep Time and BMI z-score Are Associated With Physical Function Mobility, Peer Relationship, and Pain Interference in Children Undergoing Routine Polysomnography: A PROMIS Approach.  J Clin Sleep Med  2019 Apr 15;15(4):641-648. doi:10.5664/jcsm.7732
  3. Arkin LM, Buhr K, Brandling-Bennett H, Chiu Y, Chong B, Curran M, Hunt R, Paller AS, Werth VP, Klein-Gitelman M, von Scheven E, Ardalan K  Practice-based differences in paediatric discoid lupus erythematosus.  Br J Dermatol  2019 Feb 15;. doi:10.1111/bjd.17780
  4. Brunner HI, Holland MJ, Beresford MW, Ardoin SP, Appenzeller S, Silva CA, Flores F, Goilav B, Avar Aydin PO, Wenderfer SE, Levy DM, Ravelli A, Khubchandani R, Avcin T, Klein-Gitelman MS, Ruperto N, Feldman BM, Ying J,   American College of Rheumatology Provisional Criteria for Clinically Relevant Improvement in Children and Adolescents With Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)  2019 May;71(5):579-590. doi:10.1002/acr.23834
  5. Throm AA, Alinger JB, Pingel JT, Daugherty AL, Pachman LM, French AR  Dysregulated NK cell PLCγ2 signaling and activity in juvenile dermatomyositis.  JCI Insight  2018 11 15;3(22). doi:10.1172/jci.insight.123236
  6. Kwa MC, Silverberg JI, Ardalan K  Inpatient burden of juvenile dermatomyositis among children in the United States.  Pediatr Rheumatol Online J  2018 Nov 13;16(1):70. doi:10.1186/s12969-018-0286-1
  7. Conklin LS, Merkel PA, Pachman LM, Parikh H, Tawalbeh S, Damsker JM, Cuthbertson DD, Morgan GA, Monach PA, Hathout Y, Nagaraju K, van den Anker J, McAlear CA, Hoffman EP  Serum biomarkers of glucocorticoid response and safety in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis and juvenile dermatomyositis.  Steroids  2018 12;140:159-166. pii:S0039-128X(18)30195-8
  8. Brunner HI, Gulati G, Klein-Gitelman MS, Rouster-Stevens KA, Tucker L, Ardoin SP, Onel KB, Mainville R, Turnier J, Aydin POA, Witte D, Huang B, Bennett MR, Devarajan P  Urine biomarkers of chronic kidney damage and renal functional decline in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus.  Pediatr Nephrol  2019 Jan;34(1):117-128. doi:10.1007/s00467-018-4049-5
  9. Kushner CJ, Tarazi M, Gaffney RG, Feng R, Ardalan K, Brandling-Bennett HA, Castelo-Soccio L, Chang JC, Chiu YE, Gmuca S, Hunt RD, Kahn PJ, Knight AM, Mehta J, Pearson DR, Treat JR, Wan J, Yeguez AC, Concha JSS, Patel B, Okawa J, Arkin LM, Werth VP  Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index (CLASI) in paediatric cutaneous lupus among paediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists.  Br J Dermatol  2019 Jan;180(1):165-171. doi:10.1111/bjd.17012
  10. Brunner HI, Holland M, Beresford MW, Ardoin SP, Appenzeller S, Silva CA, Flores F, Goilav B, Wenderfer SE, Levy DM, Ravelli A, Khunchandani R, Avcin T, Klein-Gitelman MS, Feldman BM, Ruperto N, Ying J,   American College of Rheumatology Provisional Criteria for Global Flares in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)  2018 06;70(6):813-822. doi:10.1002/acr.23557
  11. Pachman LM, Khojah AM  Advances in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Myositis Specific Antibodies Aid in Understanding Disease Heterogeneity.  J Pediatr  2018 04;195:16-27. pii:S0022-3476(17)31748-1
  12. Silverberg JI, Kwa L, Kwa MC, Laumann AE, Ardalan K  Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular comorbidities of juvenile dermatomyositis in US children: an analysis of the National Inpatient Sample.  Rheumatology (Oxford)  2018 04 01;57(4):694-702. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/kex465
  13. Wechsler JB, Szabo A, Hsu CL, Krier-Burris RA, Schroeder HA, Wang MY, Carter RG, Velez TE, Aguiniga LM, Brown JB, Miller ML, Wershil BK, Barrett TA, Bryce PJ  Histamine drives severity of innate inflammation via histamine 4 receptor in murine experimental colitis.  Mucosal Immunol  2018 05;11(3):861-870. doi:10.1038/mi.2017.121
  14. McCann LJ, Pilkington CA, Huber AM, Ravelli A, Appelbe D, Kirkham JJ, Williamson PR, Aggarwal A, Christopher-Stine L, Constantin T, Feldman BM, Lundberg I, Maillard S, Mathiesen P, Murphy R, Pachman LM, Reed AM, Rider LG, van Royen-Kerkof A, Russo R, Spinty S, Wedderburn LR, Beresford MW  Development of a consensus core dataset in juvenile dermatomyositis for clinical use to inform research.  Ann Rheum Dis  2018 02;77(2):241-250. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212141
  15. Briones MR, Morgan GA, Amoruso MC, Rahmani B, Ryan ME, Pachman LM  Decreased CD3-CD16+CD56+ natural killer cell counts in children with orbital myositis: a clue to disease activity.  RMD Open  2017;3(1):e000385. doi:10.1136/rmdopen-2016-000385
  16. Azzi J, Raimondi G, Mas V, Riella LV, Elfadawy N, Safa K, Wojciechowski D, Kanak M, Nog R, Maltzman JS, Ford ML, Pober JS, Luo XR, Rothstein D, Miller ML, Matthews D, Burlingham W, Levings M, Heeger P, Higdon L, Gill J, Gill RG, Alegre ML  The outstanding questions in transplantation: It's about time….  Am J Transplant  2018 01;18(1):271-272. doi:10.1111/ajt.14450
  17. Thareja S, Kollmann K, Ardalan K, Klein-Gitelman MS, Paller AS, Arkin LM  Oral Macrolides for the Dermatologic Manifestations of Blau Syndrome.  JAMA Dermatol  2017 10 01;153(10):1066-1067. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.2172
  18. Brunner HI, Bennett MR, Gulati G, Abulaban K, Klein-Gitelman MS, Ardoin SP, Tucker LB, Rouster-Stevens KA, Witte D, Ying J, Devarajan P  Urine Biomarkers to Predict Response to Lupus Nephritis Therapy in Children and Young Adults.  J Rheumatol  2017 08;44(8):1239-1248. doi:10.3899/jrheum.161128
  19. Kwa MC, Ardalan K, Laumann AE, Silverberg JI  Predictors of Hospitalization, Length of Stay, and Cost of Care Among Adults With Dermatomyositis in the United States.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)  2017 09;69(9):1391-1399. doi:10.1002/acr.23190
  20. Xu D, Kacha-Ochana A, Morgan GA, Huang CC, Pachman LM  Endothelial progenitor cell number is not decreased in 34 children with Juvenile Dermatomyositis: a pilot study.  Pediatr Rheumatol Online J  2017 May 17;15(1):42. doi:10.1186/s12969-017-0171-3
  21. Mamyrova G, Rider LG, Ehrlich A, Jones O, Pachman LM, Nickeson R, Criscone-Schreiber LG, Jung LK, Miller FW, Katz JD  Environmental factors associated with disease flare in juvenile and adult dermatomyositis.  Rheumatology (Oxford)  2017 08 01;56(8):1342-1347. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/kex162
  22. AlE'ed A, Vega-Fernandez P, Muscal E, Hinze CH, Tucker LB, Appenzeller S, Bader-Meunier B, Roth J, Torrente-Segarra V, Klein-Gitelman MS, Levy DM, Roebuck-Spencer T, Brunner HI,   Challenges of Diagnosing Cognitive Dysfunction With Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Childhood.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)  2017 10;69(10):1449-1459. doi:10.1002/acr.23163
  23. Kwa MC, Ardalan K, Laumann AE, Nardone B, West DP, Silverberg JI  Validation of International Classification of Diseases Codes for the Epidemiologic Study of Dermatomyositis.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)  2017 05;69(5):753-757. doi:10.1002/acr.23010
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