ANTHONY ARNOLD AMATO

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Overview of the muscular dystrophies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:1-9. 2011
  2. pmc Incidence and prevalence of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies among commercially insured, Medicare supplemental insured, and Medicaid enrolled populations: an administrative claims analysis
    Karen E Smoyer-Tomic
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:103. 2012
  3. pmc Genomic signatures characterize leukocyte infiltration in myositis muscles
    Wei Zhu
    Translational Sciences, MedImmune, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 5:53. 2012
  4. pmc LGMD2I in a North American population
    Peter B Kang
    Program in Genomics, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:115. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Other limb-girdle muscular dystrophies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:119-24. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Dysferlinopathies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:111-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Inclusion body myositis: old and new concepts
    A A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1186-93. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of inflammatory myopathies
    A A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1060-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Adults with eosinophilic myositis and calpain-3 mutations
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 70:730-1. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 16:569-75. 2003

Research Grants

  1. A Pilot Study of Etanercept in Dermatomyositis
    Anthony Amato; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

  • Robert H Brown
  • ROBERT GRIGGS
  • Karen E Smoyer-Tomic
  • Wei Zhu
  • Peter B Kang
  • Steven A Greenberg
  • Lydia Greenlees
  • Yihong Yao
  • Ancilla W Fernandes
  • Nan Shen
  • Chris Morehouse
  • Bahija Jallal
  • Brandon W Higgs
  • Laura Richman
  • David Fiorentino
  • Koustubh Ranade
  • Katie Streicher
  • Alexander J White
  • Basil T Darras
  • Louis M Kunkel
  • Elicia Estrella
  • Chris A Feener
  • Marielle Thorne

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Overview of the muscular dystrophies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:1-9. 2011
    ..This chapter provided a brief overview of the muscular dystrophies before later chapters discuss the individual subtypes in greater detail...
  2. pmc Incidence and prevalence of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies among commercially insured, Medicare supplemental insured, and Medicaid enrolled populations: an administrative claims analysis
    Karen E Smoyer-Tomic
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:103. 2012
    ..Little is known about their incidence and prevalence. This study reports the incidence and prevalence of IIMs among commercially insured and Medicare and Medicaid enrolled populations in the US...
  3. pmc Genomic signatures characterize leukocyte infiltration in myositis muscles
    Wei Zhu
    Translational Sciences, MedImmune, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 5:53. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc LGMD2I in a North American population
    Peter B Kang
    Program in Genomics, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:115. 2007
    ..There is a marked variation in clinical phenotypes that have been associated with mutations in FKRP, ranging from severe congenital muscular dystrophies to limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2I (LGMD2I)...
  5. doi request reprint Other limb-girdle muscular dystrophies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:119-24. 2011
    ..LGMD2L is caused by newly described mutations in ANO5 and can sometimes present with distal weakness resembling Miyoshi myopathy...
  6. doi request reprint Dysferlinopathies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 6110, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 101:111-8. 2011
    ..Muscle biopsies may be quite inflammatory, often resulting in a misdiagnosis as polymyositis. Unfortunately, there are no medical therapies available at this time...
  7. doi request reprint Inclusion body myositis: old and new concepts
    A A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1186-93. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of inflammatory myopathies
    A A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1060-8. 2009
    ..We need well designed, prospective, double blind, placebo controlled trials in order to determine the best therapeutic options for these different disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Adults with eosinophilic myositis and calpain-3 mutations
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 70:730-1. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Anthony A Amato
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 16:569-75. 2003
    ..This article reviews the results of recent therapeutic trials in dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis and suggests an approach to treating patients with inflammatory myopathy...

Research Grants3

  1. A Pilot Study of Etanercept in Dermatomyositis
    Anthony Amato; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The information gained from this study is necessary in order to design larger therapeutic trials of etanercept and other agents in DM. ..