Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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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. 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  2018 Aug 29;. doi:10.1007/s00467-018-4049-5
  2. 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 pediatric cutaneous lupus among pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists.  Br J Dermatol  2018 Jul 23;. doi:10.1111/bjd.17012
  3. 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 Jun;70(6):813-822. doi:10.1002/acr.23557
  4. Pachman LM, Khojah AM  Advances in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Myositis Specific Antibodies Aid in Understanding Disease Heterogeneity.  J Pediatr  2018 Apr;195:16-27. pii:S0022-3476(17)31748-1
  5. 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
  6. 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 May;11(3):861-870. doi:10.1038/mi.2017.121
  7. 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 Feb;77(2):241-250. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212141
  8. 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
  9. 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 Jan;18(1):271-272. doi:10.1111/ajt.14450
  10. 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 Oct 01;153(10):1066-1067. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.2172
  11. 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 Aug;44(8):1239-1248. doi:10.3899/jrheum.161128
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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 Oct;69(10):1449-1459. doi:10.1002/acr.23163
  16. Ibarra M, Rigsby C, Morgan GA, Sammet CL, Huang CC, Xu D, Targoff IN, Pachman LM  Monitoring change in volume of calcifications in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: a pilot study using low dose computed tomography.  Pediatr Rheumatol Online J  2016 Nov 29;14(1):64
  17. Thakral A, Klein-Gitelman MS  An Update on Treatment and Management of Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.  Rheumatol Ther  2016 Dec;3(2):209-219
  18. 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
  19. Klein-Gitelman MS  Neonatal Lupus: What We Have Learned and Current Approaches to Care.  Curr Rheumatol Rep  2016 09;18(9):60. doi:10.1007/s11926-016-0610-z
  20. Xu D, Huang CC, Kachaochana A, Morgan GA, Bonaldo MF, Soares MB, Costa F, Sarwark J, Sredni ST, Pachman LM  MicroRNA-10a Regulation of Proinflammatory Mediators: An Important Component of Untreated Juvenile Dermatomyositis.  J Rheumatol  2016 Jan;43(1):161-8. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141474
  21. Rothwell S, Cooper RG, Lundberg IE, Miller FW, Gregersen PK, Bowes J, Vencovsky J, Danko K, Limaye V, Selva-O'Callaghan A, Hanna MG, Machado PM, Pachman LM, Reed AM, Rider LG, Cobb J, Platt H, Molberg Ø, Benveniste O, Mathiesen P, Radstake T, Doria A, De Bleecker J, De Paepe B, Maurer B, Ollier WE, Padyukov L, O'Hanlon TP, Lee A, Amos CI, Gieger C, Meitinger T, Winkelmann J, Wedderburn LR, Chinoy H, Lamb JA,   Dense genotyping of immune-related loci in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies confirms HLA alleles as the strongest genetic risk factor and suggests different genetic background for major clinical subgroups.  Ann Rheum Dis  2016 Aug;75(8):1558-66. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208119
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