Predictors of long-term renal outcome in lupus nephritis trials: lessons learned from the euro-lupus nephritis cohort. Dall'Era M, Cisternas MG, Smilek DE, Straub L, Houssiau FA, Cervera R, Rovin BH, Mackay M. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 May;67(5):1305-13. doi: 10.1002/art.39026. PMID: 25605554

An In Vivo Reporter Reveals Active B Cell Receptor Signaling in the Germinal Center. James Mueller, Mehrdad Matloubian, and Julie Zikherman. J Immunol . 2015 Apr 1;194(7):2993-7. Neonatal handling (resilience) attenuates water-avoidance stress induced enhancement of chronic mechanical hyperalgesia. Alvarez, P., Levine, J.D. and Green, P.G. Neurosci. Lett. 2015 Mar 30;591:207-11. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.01.066.

Double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of the effect of vitamin D3 on the interferon signature in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Aranow C, Kamen DL, Dall'Era M, Massarotti EM, Mackay MC, Koumpouras F, Coca A, Chatham WW, Clowse ME, Criscione-Schreiber LG, Callahan S, Goldmuntz EA, Keyes-Elstein L, Oswald M, Gregersen PK, Diamond B. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Mar 16. doi: 10.1002/art.39108. PMID: 25777546

Kawabori M, Kacimi R, Kauppinen T, Calosing C, Kim JY, Hsieh CL, Nakamura MC, Yenari MA. Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells 2 (TREM2) Deficiency Attenuates Phagocytic Activities of Microglia and Exacerbates Ischemic Damage in Experimental Stroke. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 25;35(8):3384-96.

Muscle Strength Predicts Changes in Physical Function in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken).

Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 12 Increases 3' End Processing of Growth Factor-Induced c-FOS Transcripts. Eifler TT, Shao W, Bartholomeeusen K, Fujinaga K, Jäger S, Johnson JR, Luo Z, Krogan NJ, Peterlin BM. Mol Cell Biol. 2015 Jan 15;35(2):468-78.

Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin E, Katz P. Muscle strength, muscle mass, and physical disability in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care & Research 2015; 67:120-127. E-pub 2014

Baker JF, Long J, Ibrahim S, Leonard MB, Katz P. Men are at greater risk of lean mass deficits in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research 2015; 67:112-119. E-pub 2014.

Plasma Membrane Mechanisms in a Preclinical Rat Model of Chronic Pain. Ferrari LF, Levine JD. J Pain. 2015 Jan;16(1):60-6.

Homocysteine-induced attenuation of vascular endothelium-dependent hyperalgesia in the rat. Joseph EK, Green PG, Ferrari LF, Levine JD. Neuroscience. 2015 Jan 22;284:678-84. Impact of surgical excision of lesions on pain in a rat model of endometriosis. Alvarez P, Giudice LC, Levine JD. Eur J Pain. 2015 Jan;19(1):103-10.


Accounting for the delay in the transition from acute to chronic pain: axonal and nuclear mechanisms. Ferrari LF, Bogen O, Reichling DB, Levine JD. J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 14;35(2):495-507.

Efficiency gains for rheumatology consultation using a novel electronic referral system in a safety net health setting. Scheibe MM, Imboden JB, Schmajuk G, Margaretten M, Graf JD, Chen AH, Yelin EH, Yazdany J.Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jan 26. doi: 10.1002/acr.22559. PMID: 25623810



Lupus nephritis susceptibility Loci in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Chung SA, Brown EE, Williams AH, Ramos PS, Berthier CC, Bhangale T, Alarcon-Riquelme ME, Behrens TW, Criswell LA, Graham DC, Demirci FY, Edberg JC, Gaffney PM, Harley JB, Jacob CO, Kamboh MI, Kelly JA, Manzi S, Moser-Sivils KL, Russell LP, Petri M, Tsao BP, Vyse TJ, Zidovetzki R, Kretzler M, Kimberly RP, Freedman BI, Graham RR, Langefeld CD; International Consortium for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Genetics. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Dec;25(12):2859-70

Computer-aided and manual quantifications of MRI synovitis, bone marrow edema-like lesions, erosion and cartilage loss in rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist. Yang H, Rivoire J, Hoppe M, Srikhum W, Imboden J, Link TM, Li X. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Dec 10.

Visualization of Positive Transcription Elongation Factor b (P-TEFb) activation in living cells. Fujinaga K, Luo Z, Schaufele F, Peterlin BM. J Biol Chem. 2014 Dec 9.

Defining novel health-related quality of life domains in lung transplantation: a qualitative analysis. Singer JP, Chen J, Katz PP, Blanc PD, Kagawa-Singer M, Stewart AL. Qual Life Res. 2014 Dec 4

Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability Following Breast Cancer Surgery. Langford DJ, Schmidt B, Levine JD, Abrams G, Elboim C, Esserman L, Hamolsky D, Mastick J, Paul SM, Cooper B, Kober K, Dodd M, Dunn L, Aouizerat B, Miaskowski C. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Dec 16. pii: S0885-3924(14)00915-4.

Persistent arm pain is distinct from persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery. Langford DJ, Paul SM, West C, Abrams G, Elboim C, Levine JD, Hamolsky D, Luce JA, Kober KM, Neuhaus JM, Cooper BA, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. J Pain. 2014 Dec;15(12):1238-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2014.08.013.

Persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery is associated with persistent sensory changes, pain interference, and functional impairments. Langford DJ, Paul SM, West C, Levine JD, Hamolsky D, Elboim C, Schmidt BL, Cooper BA, Abrams G, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. J Pain. 2014 Dec;15(12):1227-37.

Role of nociceptor estrogen receptor GPR30 in a rat model of endometriosis pain. Alvarez P, Bogen O, Levine JD. Pain. 2014 Dec;155(12):2680-6.

CRB2 Mutations Produce a Phenotype Resembling Congenital Nephrosis, Finnish type, with Cerebral Ventriculomegaly and Raised Alpha-Fetoprotein. Slavotinek A, Kaylor J, Pierce H, Cahr M, DeWard SJ, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Alsadah A, Salem F, Schmajuk G, Mehta L. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Dec 30.

Reply to letter to the editor. Deodhar A, Sieper J, Reveille JD, van der Heijde D, Gensler LS, Landewe R. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Nov 21.

The associations of leg lean mass with foot pain, posture and function in the Framingham foot study. McLean RR, Dufour AB, Katz PP, Hillstrom HJ, Hagedorn TJ, Hannan MT. J Foot Ankle Res. 2014 Nov 12;7(1):46.

Body composition and mortality after adult lung transplantation in the United States. Singer JP, Peterson ER, Snyder ME, Katz PP, Golden JA, D'Ovidio F, Bacchetta M, Sonett JR, Kukreja J, Shah L, Robbins H, Van Horn K, Shah RJ, Diamond JM, Wickersham N, Sun L, Hays S, Arcasoy SM, Palmer SM, Ware LB, Christie JD, Lederer DJ.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 1;190(9):1012-21.

Treatment of lupus nephritis with abatacept: the abatacept and cyclophosphamide combination efficacy and safety study. ACCESS Trial Group. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Nov;66(11):3096-104. doi: 10.1002/art.38790.

Relationships between driving distance, rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drug receipt. Polinski JM, Brookhart MA, Ayanian JZ, Katz JN, Kim SC, Lii J, Tonner C, Yelin E, Solomon DH. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;66(11):1634-43.

Spontaneous, drug-induced, and drug-free remission in peripheral and axial spondyloarthritis. Poddubnyy D, Gensler LS. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Oct;28(5):807-818.

The concept of axial spondyloarthritis: joint statement of the spondyloarthritis research and treatment network and the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's comments and concerns. Deodhar A, Reveille JD, van den Bosch F, Braun J, Burgos-Vargas R, Caplan L, Clegg DO, Colbert RA, Gensler LS, van der Heijde D, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Inman RD, Maksymowych WP, Mease PJ, Raychaudhuri S, Reimold A, Rudwaleit M, Sieper J, Weisman MH, Landewé RB. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Oct;66(10):2649-56.

Pauci-immune glomerulonephritis in individuals with disease associated with levamisole-adulterated cocaine: a series of 4 cases. Carlson AQ, Tuot DS, Jen KY, Butcher B, Graf J, Sam R, Imboden JB. Medicine (Baltimore). 2014 Oct;93(17):290-7.

Depletion of B-cells with rituximab improves endothelial function and reduces inflammation among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. Hsue PY, Scherzer R, Grunfeld C, Imboden J, Wu Y, Del Puerto G, Nitta E, Shigenaga J, Schnell Heringer A, Ganz P, Graf J. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Oct 21;3(5):e001267.

Infection is the leading cause of hospital mortality in patients with dermatomyositis/polymyositis: Data from a population-based study. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Lawson E, Cascino M, Barton J, Margaretten M, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Yazdany J. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Oct 20.

CCR2 deficiency impairs macrophage infiltration and improves cognitive function after traumatic brain injury.Hsieh CL, Niemi EC, Wang SH, Lee CC, Bingham D, Zhang J, Cozen ML, Charo I, Huang EJ, Liu J,Nakamura MC. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Oct 15;31(20):1677-88.

Receipt of glucocorticoid monotherapy among Medicare beneficiaries with rheumatoid arthritis. Yazdany J, Tonner C, Schmajuk G, Lin GA, Trivedi AN. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Oct;66(10):1447-55.

Using Medicare data to understand low-value health care: the case of intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections. Schmajuk G, Bozic KJ, Yazdany J. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct;174(10):1702-4.

Thirty-day hospital readmissions in systemic lupus erythematosus: predictors and hospital- and state-level variation. Yazdany J, Marafino BJ, Dean ML, Bardach NS, Duseja R, Ward MM, Dudley RA. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Oct;66(10):2828-36.

Correlation of structural abnormalities of the wrist and metacarpophalangeal joints evaluated by high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography, 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging and conventional radiographs in rheumatoid arthritis. Lee CH, Srikhum W, Burghardt AJ, Virayavanich W, Imboden JB, Link TM, Li X. Int J Rheum Dis. 2014 Oct 8.

A sharp T-cell antigen receptor signaling threshold for T-cell proliferation. Au-Yeung BB, Zikherman J, Mueller JL, Ashouri JF, Matloubian M, Cheng DA, Chen Y, Shokat KM, Weiss A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 2;111(35):E3679-88.

The IRF5-TNPO3 association with systemic lupus erythematosus has two components that other autoimmune disorders variably share. Kottyan LC, Zoller EE, Bene J, Lu X, Kelly JA, Rupert AM, Lessard CJ, Vaughn SE, Marion M, Weirauch MT, Namjou B, Adler A, Rasmussen A, Glenn S, Montgomery CG, Hirschfield GM, Xie G, Coltescu C, Amos C, Li H, Ice JA, Nath SK, Mariette X, Bowman S; for UK Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry, Rischmueller M, Lester S, Brun JG, Gøransson LG, Harboe E, Omdal R, Cunninghame-Graham DS, Vyse T, Miceli-Richard C, Brennan MT, Lessard JA, Wahren-Herlenius M, Kvarnström M, Illei GG, Witte T, Jonsson R, Eriksson P, Nordmark G, Ng WF; for UK Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry, Anaya JM, Rhodus NL, Segal BM, Merrill JT, James JA, Guthridge JM, Hal Scofield R, Alarcon-Riquelme M, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Criswell LA, Gilkeson G, Kamen DL, Jacob CO, Kimberly R, Brown E, Edberg J, Alarcón GS, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Petri M, Ramsey-Goldman R, Freedman BI, Niewold T, Stevens AM, Tsao BP, Ying J, Mayes MD, Gorlova OY, Wakeland W, Radstake T, Martin E, Martin J, Siminovitch K, Moser Sivils KL, Gaffney PM, Langefeld CD, Harley JB, Kaufman KM.Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Sep 8. pii: ddu455.

Preferential association of a functional variant in complement receptor 2 with antibodies to double-stranded DNA. Zhao J, Giles BM, Taylor RL, Yette GA, Lough KM, Ng HL, Abraham LJ, Wu H, Kelly JA, Glenn SB, Adler AJ, Williams AH, Comeau ME, Ziegler JT, Marion M, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Alarcón GS, Anaya JM, Bae SC, Kim D, Lee HS, Criswell LA, Freedman BI, Gilkeson GS, Guthridge JM, Jacob CO, James JA, Kamen DL, Merrill JT, Sivils KM, Niewold TB, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Scofield RH, Stevens AM, Vilá LM, Vyse TJ, Kaufman KM, Harley JB, Langefeld CD, Gaffney PM, Brown EE, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Ulgiati D, Tsao BP, Boackle SA; for the BIOLUPUS and GENLES Networks. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Sep 1. pii: annrheumdis-2014-205584. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205584.

New population-based reference values for spinal mobility measures based on the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Assassi S, Weisman MH, Lee M, Savage L, Diekman L, Graham TA, Rahbar MH, Schall JI, Gensler LS, Deodhar AA, Clegg DO, Colbert RA, Reveille JD. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;66(9):2628-37.

Bone structure and perfusion quantification of bone marrow edema pattern in the wrist of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multimodality study. Teruel JR, Burghardt AJ, Rivoire J, Srikhum W, Noworolski SM, Link TM, Imboden JB, Li X. J Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;41(9):1766-73.

Side of cancer does not influence limb volumes in women prior to breast cancer surgery. Smoot B, Paul SM, Aouizerat BE, Elboim C, Levine JD, Abrams G, Hamolsky D, Neuhaus J, Schmidt B, West C, Topp K, Miaskowski C. Lymphat Res Biol. 2014 Sep;12(3):189-93.

Chakraborty AK, Weiss A. Insights into the initiation of TCR signaling. Nat. Immunol. 2014 Sept; 15(9)798-807

Schim van der Loeff I, Hsu LY, Saini M, Weiss A, Seddon B. Zap70 is essential for long-term survival of naive CD8 T cells. J Immunol 2014 Sep 15;193(6):2873-2880

Application and feasibility of systemic lupus erythematosus reproductive health care quality indicators at a public urban rheumatology clinic. Quinzanos I, Davis L, Keniston A, Nash A, Yazdany J, Fransen R, Hirsh J, Zell J. Lupus. 2014 Sep 29.

Interactions between patients, providers, and health systems and technical quality of care. Yelin E, Yazdany J, Tonner C, Trupin L, Criswell LA, Katz P, Schmajuk G. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Aug 6. doi: 10.1002/acr.22427.

MICA, a gene contributing strong susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis. Zhou X, Wang J, Zou H, Ward MM, Weisman MH, Espitia MG, Xiao X, Petersdorf E, Mignot E, Martin J, Gensler LS, Scheet P, Reveille JD. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Aug;73(8):1552-7.

Temporal and geospatial trends in male factor infertility with assisted reproductive technology in the United States from 1999-2010. Odisho AY, Nangia AK, Katz PP, Smith JF. Fertil Steril. 2014 Aug;102(2):469-75.

Quality of care in systemic lupus erythematosus: the association between process and outcome measures in the Lupus Outcomes Study. Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Katz PP, Yelin EH. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Aug;23(8):659-66.

Reactivation of latent HIV-1 by new semi-synthetic ingenol esters. Pandeló José D, Bartholomeeusen K, da Cunha RD, Abreu CM, Glinski J, da Costa TB, Bacchi Rabay AF, Pianowski Filho LF, Dudycz LW, Ranga U, Peterlin BM, Pianowski LF, Tanuri A, Aguiar RS. Virology. 2014 Aug;462-463:328-39. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.05.033.

Identification of risk factors for elevated transaminases in methotrexate users through an electronic health record. Schmajuk G, Miao Y, Yazdany J, Boscardin WJ, Daikh DI, Steinman MA. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Aug;66(8):1159-66.

Post-marketing experiences with belimumab in the treatment of SLE patients. Askanase AD, Yazdany J, Molta CT. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Aug;40(3):507-17

Rheumatoid arthritis quality measures and radiographic progression. Desai SP, Liu CC, Tory H, Norton T, Frits M, Lillegraven S, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Yazdany J, Shadick N, Solomon DH. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Aug;44(1):9-13.

Muscle Strength, Muscle Mass, and Physical Disability in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jul 21. doi: 10.1002/acr.22399.

Quantitative and temporal requirements revealed for Zap70 catalytic activity during T cell development. Au-Yeung BB, Melichar HJ, Ross JO, Cheng DA, Zikherman J, Shokat KM, Robey EA, Weiss A. Nat Immunol. 2014 Jul;15(7):687-94.

Lifetime medical costs of knee osteoarthritis management in the United States: Impact of extending indications for total knee arthroplasty. Losina E, Paltiel AD, Weinstein AM, Yelin E, Hunter DJ, Chen SP, Klara K, Suter LG, Solomon DH, Burbine SA, Walensky RP, Katz JN. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jul 21.

Sociodemographic, disease, health system, and contextual factors affecting the initiation of biologic agents in rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal study. Yelin E, Tonner C, Kim SC, Katz JN, Ayanian JZ, Brookhart MA, Solomon DH. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jul;66(7):980-9

A polymorphism in TLR2 is associated with arterial thrombosis in a multiethnic population of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Kaiser R, Tang LF, Taylor KE, Sterba K, Nititham J, Brown EE, Edberg JC, McGwin G Jr, Alarcón GS, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Petri M, Rauch J, Miller E, Mesznik K, Kwok PY, Kimberly RP, Salmon JE, Criswell LA. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jul;66(7):1882-7. doi: 10.1002/art.38520.

Genetic analysis of the structure and function of 7SK small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP) in cells. Fujinaga K, Luo Z, Peterlin BM. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jul 25;289(30):21181-90.

Spine fractures in ankylosing spondylitis: a case report and review of imaging as well as predisposing factors to falls and fractures. Fatemi G, Gensler LS, Learch TJ, Weisman MH. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Aug;44(1):20-4.

ATP release mechanisms of endothelial cell-mediated stimulus-dependent hyperalgesia. Joseph EK, Green PG, Levine JD. J Pain. 2014 Jul;15(7):771-7.

Does the antihyperalgesic disruptor of endothelial cells, octoxynol-9, alter nociceptor function? Chen X, Green PG, Levine JD. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jul 15;112(2):463-6.

Screening the role of pronociceptive molecules in a rodent model of endometriosis pain. Alvarez P, Levine JD. J Pain. 2014 Jul;15(7):726-33.

Longitudinal validation of the Brief Index of Lupus Damage. Katz P, Trupin L, Rush S, Yazdany J. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jul;66(7):1057-62.

Barton JL, Trupin L, Tonner C, Imboden J, Katz P, Schillinger D, Yelin E. English language proficiency, health literacy, and trust in physician are associated with shared decision making in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology 2014; 41:1290-1297

The "Prediction of Alcohol Withdrawal Severity Scale" (PAWSS): systematic literature review and pilot study of a new scale for the prediction of complicated alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Maldonado JR, Sher Y, Ashouri JF, Hills-Evans K, Swendsen H, Lolak S, Miller AC. Alcohol. 2014 Jun;48(4):375-90.

Distinct phases in the positive selection of CD8+ T cells distinguished by intrathymic migration and T-cell receptor signaling patterns. Ross JO, Melichar HJ, Au-Yeung BB, Herzmark P, Weiss A, Robey EA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 24;111(25):E2550-8.

Differentiation of follicular helper T cells by salivary gland epithelial cells in primary Sjögren's syndrome. Gong YZ, Nititham J, Taylor K, Miceli-Richard C, Sordet C, Wachsmann D, Bahram S, Georgel P, Criswell LA, Sibilia J, Mariette X, Alsaleh G, Gottenberg JE. J Autoimmun. 2014 Jun;51:57-66. doi: 10.1016/j.jaut.2013.11.003.

Negative elongation factor is required for the maintenance of proviral latency but does not induce promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II on the HIV long terminal repeat. Jadlowsky JK, Wong JY, Graham AC, Dobrowolski C, Devor RL, Adams MD, Fujinaga K, Karn J. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Jun;34(11):1911-28.

Katz P, Trupin L, Rush S, Yazdany J. Longitudinal validation of the Brief Index of Lupus Damage (BILD). Arthritis Care & Research 2014; 66:1057-1062.

Drenkard C, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Katz PP, Dunlop-Thomas C, Bao G, Lim SS. Validity of a self-administered version of the Brief Index of Lupus Damage in a predominantly African American systemic lupus erythematosus cohort. Arthritis Care & Research 2014; 66:888-896.

Role for monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in the induction of chronic muscle pain in the rat. Alvarez P, Green PG, Levine JD. Pain. 2014 Jun;155(6):1161-7.

Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery. Miaskowski C, Paul SM, Cooper B, West C, Levine JD, Elboim C, Hamolsky D, Abrams G, Luce J, Dhruva A, Langford DJ, Merriman JD, Kober K, Baggott C, Leutwyler H, Aouizerat BE. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2014 Jun;18(3):242-53.

Elevated Risk for Autoimmune Disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.O'Donovan A, Cohen BE, Seal KH, Bertenthal D, Margaretten M, Nishimi K, Neylan TC. Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Jun 28. pii: S0006-3223(14)00457-0.

Efficacy and safety of atacicept for prevention of flares in patients with moderate-to-severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): 52-week data (APRIL-SLE randomised trial). Isenberg D, Gordon C, Licu D, Copt S, Rossi CP, Wofsy D. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jun 20. pii: annrheumdis-2013-205067. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-205067.

Challenges in understanding the role of pregnancy morbidity in cardiovascular risk in SLE. Simard JF, Yazdany J. Lupus Sci Med. 2014 Jun 10;1(1):e000035.

Validity of a self-administered version of the brief index of lupus damage in a predominantly African American systemic lupus erythematosus cohort. Drenkard C, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Katz PP, Dunlop-Thomas C, Bao G, Lim SS. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jun;66(6):888-96.

Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jun;73(6):1060-6. The degree of skin involvement identifies distinct lung disease outcomes and survival in systemic sclerosis. Cottrell TR, Wise RA, Wigley FM, Boin F.

Pak2 is required for actin cytoskeleton remodeling, TCR signaling, and normal thymocyte development and maturation. Phee H, Au-Yeung BB, Pryshchep O, O'Hagan KL, Fairbairn SG, Radu M, Kosoff R, Mollenauer M, Cheng D, Chernoff J, Weiss A. Elife. 2014 May 13;3:e02270.

Development and validation of a lung transplant-specific disability questionnaire. Singer JP, Blanc PD, Dean YM, Hays S, Leard L, Kukreja J, Golden J, Katz PP. Thorax. 2014 May;69(5):437-42. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-204557.

Educational and vocational outcomes of adults with childhood- and adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: nine years of followup. Lawson EF, Hersh AO, Trupin L, von Scheven E, Okumura MJ, Yazdany J, Yelin EH. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 May;66(5):717-24.

MHC associations with clinical and autoantibody manifestations in European SLE. Morris DL, Fernando MM, Taylor KE, Chung SA, Nititham J, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Barcellos LF, Behrens TW, Cotsapas C, Gaffney PM, Graham RR, Pons-Estel BA, Gregersen PK, Harley JB, Hauser SL, Hom G, Langefeld CD, Noble JA, Rioux JD, Seldin MF; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Genetics Consortium, Vyse TJ, Criswell LA. Genes Immun. 2014 Apr;15(4):210-7. doi: 10.1038/gene.2014.6.

Genetic, genomic and epigenetic studies as tools for elucidating disease pathogenesis in primary Sjögren's syndrome. Miceli-Richard C, Criswell LA. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr;10(4):437-44. doi: 10.1586/1744666X.2014.901888. Review.

Two functional lupus-associated BLK promoter variants control cell-type- and developmental-stage-specific transcription. Guthridge JM, Lu R, Sun H, Sun C, Wiley GB, Dominguez N, Macwana SR, Lessard CJ, Kim-Howard X, Cobb BL, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Langefeld CD, Adler AJ, Harley IT, Merrill JT, Gilkeson GS, Kamen DL, Niewold TB, Brown EE, Edberg JC, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Kimberly RP, Freedman BI, Stevens AM, Boackle SA, Criswell LA, Vyse TJ, Behrens TW, Jacob CO, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Sivils KL, Choi J, Joo YB, Bang SY, Lee HS, Bae SC, Shen N, Qian X, Tsao BP, Scofield RH, Harley JB, Webb CF, Wakeland EK, James JA, Nath SK, Graham RR, Gaffney PM. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Apr 3;94(4):586-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.03.008.

Release of positive transcription elongation factor b (P-TEFb) from 7SK small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP) activates hexamethylene bisacetamide-inducible protein (HEXIM1) transcription. Liu P, Xiang Y, Fujinaga K, Bartholomeeusen K, Nilson KA, Price DH, Peterlin BM. J Biol Chem. 2014 Apr 4;289(14):9918-25.

Association study of genes related to bone formation and resorption and the extent of radiographic change in ankylosing spondylitis. Cortes A, Maksymowych WP, Wordsworth BP, Inman RD, Danoy P, Rahman P, Stone MA, Corr M, Gensler LS, Gladman D, Morgan A, Marzo-Ortega H, Ward MM; SPARCC (Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada), TASC (Australo-Anglo-American Spondyloarthritis Consortium),, Learch TJ, Reveille JD, Brown MA, Weisman MH. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Apr 10.

Proteome-wide analysis and CXCL4 in systemic sclerosis. Su R, Schmajuk G. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 17;370(16):1562.

Wang H, Flach H, Onizawa M, Wei L, McManus MT, Weiss A. Negative regulation of Hif1a expression and TH17 differentiation by the hypoxia-regulated microRNA miR-210. Nat Immunol. 2014 Apr; 15(4):393-401.

Limnander A, Zikherman J, Lau T, Leitges M, Weiss A, Roose JP. Protein kinase cd promotes transitional B cell-negative selection and limits proximal B cell receptor signaling to enforce tolerance. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Apr; 34(8):1474-85.

Quality of care for incident lupus nephritis among Medicaid beneficiaries in the United States. Yazdany J, Feldman CH, Liu J, Ward MM, Fischer MA, Costenbader KH. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Apr;66(4):617-24.

Protein kinase Cδ promotes transitional B cell-negative selection and limits proximal B cell receptor signaling to enforce tolerance. Limnander A, Zikherman J, Lau T, Leitges M, Weiss A, Roose JP. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Apr;34(8):1474-85.

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Interprofessional communication skills training for serious illness: evaluation of a small-group, simulated patient intervention. Bays AM, Engelberg RA, Back AL, Ford DW, Downey L, Shannon SE, Doorenbos AZ, Edlund B, Christianson P, Arnold RW, O'Connor K, Kross EK, Reinke LF,Cecere Feemster L, Fryer-Edwards K, Alexander SC, Tulsky JA, Curtis JR. J Palliat Med. 2014 Feb;17(2):159-66.

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Requirement for MyD88 signaling in B cells and dendritic cells for germinal center anti-nuclear antibody production in Lyn-deficient mice. Hua Z, Gross AJ, Lamagna C, Ramos-Hernández N, Scapini P, Ji M, Shao H, Lowell CA, Hou B, DeFranco AL. J Immunol. 2014 Feb 1;192(3):875-85.

Annual average ambient particulate matter exposure estimates, measured home particulate matter, and hair nicotine are associated with respiratory outcomes in adults with asthma. Balmes JR, Cisternas M, Quinlan PJ, Trupin L, Lurmann FW, Katz PP, Blanc PD. Environ Res. 2014 Feb;129:1-10.

Responding to clinicians who fail to follow patient safety practices: perceptions of physicians, nurses, trainees, and patients. Driver TH, Katz PP, Trupin L, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2014 Feb;9(2):99-105. Out-of-pocket fertility patient expense: data from a multicenter prospective infertility cohort. Wu AK, Odisho AY, Washington SL 3rd, Katz PP, Smith JF. J Urol. 2014 Feb;191(2):427-32.

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CIITA: a master regulator of adaptive immunity shows its innate side in the bone. Nakamura MC. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Feb;29(2):287-9.

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Lymphoma risk in systemic lupus: effects of disease activity versus treatment. Bernatsky S, Ramsey-Goldman R, Joseph L, Boivin JF, Costenbader KH, Urowitz MB, Gladman DD, Fortin PR, Nived O, Petri MA, Jacobsen S, Manzi S, Ginzler EM, Isenberg D, Rahman A, Gordon C, Ruiz-Irastorza G, Yelin E, Bae SC, Wallace DJ, Peschken CA, Dooley MA, Edworthy SM, Aranow C, Kamen DL, Romero-Diaz J, Askanase A, Witte T, Barr SG, Criswell LA, Sturfelt GK, Blanco I, Feldman CH, Dreyer L, Patel NM, St Pierre Y, Clarke AE. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jan;73(1):138-42. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-202099.

Development and validation of the spondyloarthritis radiography module for calibration of readers using the modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine Score. Maksymowych WP, Learch T, Lambert RG, Ward M, Haroon N, Inman R, Salonen D, Gensler LS, Weisman MH. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jan;66(1):55-62.

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