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Division of Rheumatology
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Division Publications

Current Division Publications



Tsur, A, Hughes GC, Schoenfeld Y. Progestagens and Immunity. In “Progestagens in Obstetrics and Gynecology”, Howard Carp, Ed., Springer. 2014 (in press).

Park JJ, Roudier MP, Soman D, Mokadam NA, Simkin PA. Prevalence of birefringent crystals in cardiac and prostatic tissues, an observational study. BMJ Open 2014;4:e005308 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005308

Karr, RM. Chronic rhinosinusitis: Potential new use for topical sulfasalazine. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. May/June 2014.

Hughes GC, Choubey D. Pathogenic roles of oestrogen and progesterone in autoimmune rheumatic diseases Nat. Rev. Rheumatol. (2014, in press)

Elkon KB, Sontheimer C. Editorial: toll-like receptor 7: more than skin deep? Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Mar;66(3):481-4. doi: 10.1002/art.38301. No abstract available. PMID: 24574205

Colonna L, Lood C, Elkon KB. Beyond apoptosis in lupus. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;26(5):459-66. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000083. PMID: 25036095

Chappell CP*, Giltiay NV*, Draves KE, Chen C, Hayden-Ledbetter MS, Shlomchik MJ, Kaplan DH, Clark EA. Antigen delivery to pDCs through hBDCA2 leads to reduction of effector T-cell activation and Ag-specific Ab responses. J Immunol. 2014 Jun 15; 192 (12):5789-801. (*equal contribution)

Chappell CP, Giltiay NV, Dresch C, Clark EA. Controlling immune responses by targeting antigens to dendritic cell subsets and B cells. Int Immunol. 2014 Jan;26(1):3-11. doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxt059. PMID: 24285828

Lin P, Bach M, Asquith M, Lee AY, Akileswaran L, Stauffer P, Davin S, Pan Y, Cambronne ED, Dorris M, Debelius JW, Lauber CL, Ackermann G,Baeza YV, Gill T, Knight R, Colbert RA, Taurog JD, Van Gelder RN, Rosenbaum JT. HLA-B27 and Human β2-Microglobulin Affect the Gut Microbiota of Transgenic Rats. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 20;9(8):e105684. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105684. eCollection 2014. *co-first author


An J, Woodward JJ, Sasaki T, Minie M, Elkon KB. Cutting Edge: Antimalarial Drugs Inhibit IFN-β Production through Blockade of Cyclic GMP-AMP Synthase-DNA Interaction. J Immunol. 2015 Mar 27. pii: 1402793.


Simkin PA. The human knee: A window on the microvasculature.Tissue Barriers. 2015 Apr 3;3(1-2):e970465. doi: 10.4161/21688362.2014.970465. eCollection 2015.


Becker MA, Simkin PA, Sorensen LB. Urate transporters: transforming the face of hyperuricemia and gout. J Rheumatol. 2014 Oct;41(10):1910-2. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.141019. Epub 2014 Sep 1.


Gazitt T, Thomason J, Hughes GC. A missed opportunity: tophaceous gout. Am J Med. 2015 Mar 4. pii: S0002-9343(15)00174-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.01.039. [Epub ahead of print]


Hughes GC, Choubey D. Modulation of autoimmune rheumatic diseases by oestrogen and progesterone. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2014 Dec;10(12):740-51. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2014.144. Epub 2014 Aug 26.



Publications from Adjunct Faculty



Gammil HS, Stephenson MD, Aydelotte TM, Nelson JL. Microchimerism in recurrent miscarriage. Cell Mol Immunol. 2014 Nov;11(6):589-94. doi: 10.1038/cmi.2014.82. Epub 2014 Sep 22.


Ma KK, Nelson JL, Guthrie KA, Dugowson CE, Gammill HS. Adverse pregnancy outcomes and risk of subsequent rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Mar;66(3): 508-12. doi: 10.1002/art.38247. PMID: 24574209


Eckard SC, Rice GI, Fabre A, Badens C, Gray EE, Hartley JL, Crow YJ, Stetson DB. The SKIV2L RNA exosome limits activation of the RIG-I-like receptors. Nat Immunol. 2014 Sep;15(9):839-45. doi: 10.1038/ni.2948. Epub 2014 Jul 27.


Volkman HE, Stetson DB. The enemy within: endogenous retroelements and autoimmune disease. Nat Immunol. 2014 May;15(5):415-22. doi: 10.1038/ni.2872.


Agostinelli C, Rizvi H, Paterson J, Shende V, Akarca AU, Agostini E, Fuligni F, Righi S, Spagnolo S, Piccaluga PP, Clark EA, Pileri SA, Marafioti T. Intracellular TCR-signaling pathway: novel markers for lymphoma diagnosis and potential therapeutic targets. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Oct;38(10):1349-59. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000309.


Porakishvili N, Vispute K, Steele AJ, Rajakaruna N, Kulikova N, Tsertsvadze T, Nathwani A, Damie RN, Clark EA, Rai KR, Chiorazzi N, Lydyard PM. Rewiring of sIgM-mediated intracellular signaling through the CD180 Toll-like receptor. Mol Med. 2015 Jan 14. doi: 10.2119/molmed.2014.00256. [Epub ahead of print].


Clark EA. A Short History of the B-Cell-Associated Surface Molecule CD40. Front Immunol. 2014 Sep 29;5:472. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2014.00472. eCollection 2014.


Nguyen QC, Whitsel EA, Tabor JW, Cuthbertson CC, Wener MH, Potter AJ, Halpern CT, Killeya-Jones LA, Hussey, Suchindran C, Harris KM. Blood spot-based measures of glucose homeostasis and diabetes prevalence in a nationally representative population of young US adults. Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Dec;24(12):903-9.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.09.010. Epub 2014 Oct 22.


McNeel DG, Gardner TA, Higano CS, Kantoff PW, Small EJ, Wener MH, Sims RB, DeVries T, Sheikh NA, Dreicer R. A transient increase in eosinophils is associated with prolonged survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who receive sipuleucel-T. Cancer Immunol Res. 2014 Oct;2(10):988-99. doi: 10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-14-0073. Epub 2014 Sep 4.


Spector JT, De Roos AJ, Ulrich CM, Sheppard L, Sjodin A, Wener MH, Wood B, McTiernan A. Plasma polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and immune function in postmenopausal women. Environ Res. 2014 May;131:174-80. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.03.011. Epub 2014 Apr 11.




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