Diane L Kamen

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Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Potential benefits of vitamin D for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Abha Singh
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC USA
    Dermatoendocrinol 4:146-51. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 5:114-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D in lupus - new kid on the block?
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 68:218-22. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Skeletal manifestations of systemic autoimmune diseases
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 17:540-5. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Chest Med 31:479-88. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The link between vitamin D deficiency and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Suite 912, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 10:273-80. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Autoantibody prevalence and lupus characteristics in a unique African American population
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:1237-47. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive crescentic glomerulonephritis in scleroderma--a different kind of renal crisis
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:1886-8. 2006
  9. pmc Variable association of reactive intermediate genes with systemic lupus erythematosus in populations with different African ancestry
    Paula S Ramos
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:842-9. 2013
  10. pmc MicroRNA-3148 modulates allelic expression of toll-like receptor 7 variant associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yun Deng
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003336. 2013

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Publications21

  1. pmc Potential benefits of vitamin D for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Abha Singh
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC USA
    Dermatoendocrinol 4:146-51. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 5:114-7. 2006
    ..9, p<0.01). These results suggest vitamin D deficiency as a possible risk factor for SLE and provide guidance for future studies looking at a potential role of vitamin D in the prevention and/or treatment of SLE...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D in lupus - new kid on the block?
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 68:218-22. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Skeletal manifestations of systemic autoimmune diseases
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 17:540-5. 2010
    ..In this review, we focus on rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, two systemic autoimmune diseases in which skeletal manifestations have been well described...
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Chest Med 31:479-88. 2010
    ..Finding the true prevalence of lung involvement with SLE is complicated by the high rates of pulmonary infections. This article reviews the diverse clinical symptoms and immunologic pulmonary manifestations of SLE...
  6. ncbi request reprint The link between vitamin D deficiency and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Suite 912, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 10:273-80. 2008
    ..More research is needed to understand the role of vitamin D as an immunomodulator and to determine the optimal range of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D for musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and immune health...
  7. doi request reprint Autoantibody prevalence and lupus characteristics in a unique African American population
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:1237-47. 2008
    ..Because of the unique homogeneous nature of the Gullah, we sought to define the genetic and environmental factors contributing to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive crescentic glomerulonephritis in scleroderma--a different kind of renal crisis
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:1886-8. 2006
    ..We suggest that the presence of ANCA be routinely evaluated when faced with renal failure in the setting of SSc...
  9. pmc Variable association of reactive intermediate genes with systemic lupus erythematosus in populations with different African ancestry
    Paula S Ramos
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:842-9. 2013
    ..We analyzed variation in reactive intermediate genes for association with SLE in 2 populations with African ancestry...
  10. pmc MicroRNA-3148 modulates allelic expression of toll-like receptor 7 variant associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yun Deng
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003336. 2013
    ..0×10(-19), OR = 1.25 [1.20-1.32]), which confers allelic effect on transcript turnover via differential binding to the epigenetic factor miR-3148...
  11. pmc Premature atherosclerosis is associated with hypovitaminosis D and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor non-use in lupus patients
    Roneka L Ravenell
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Sci 344:268-73. 2012
    ..These findings provide strong rationale for the study of ACE inhibitors and vitamin D replenishment as preventive therapies in this high-risk population...
  12. doi request reprint Bone geometry profiles in women with and without SLE
    Jimmy D Alele
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Medical Genetics, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2719-26. 2011
    ..There were significant bone geometry differences between SLE and control women at all hip subregions. Bone geometry profiles among SLE women were suggestive of increased fragility...
  13. pmc Ethnic disparities among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in South Carolina
    Erica Anderson
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:819-25. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether ethnic disparities in mortality exist among hospitalized patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in South Carolina, USA...
  14. pmc Systemic lupus erythematosus and vitamin D deficiency are associated with shorter telomere length among African Americans: a case-control study
    Brett M Hoffecker
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e63725. 2013
    ..Moreover, anti-telomere antibody levels may be a promising biomarker of SLE status and disease activity...
  15. doi request reprint The importance of inflammation and vitamin D status in SLE-associated osteoporosis
    Jimmy D Alele
    Division of Endocrinology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    Autoimmun Rev 9:137-9. 2010
    ..Inadequate vitamin D status can compound the problem of low BMD, leading to increased bone fragility among SLE patients...
  16. pmc Association of the G-463A myeloperoxidase gene polymorphism with renal disease in African Americans with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Henda Bouali
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:2028-34. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the G-463A MPO SNP is a risk factor for developing lupus nephritis (LN) due to its potential influence on the inflammatory response...
  17. pmc A GA microsatellite in the Fli1 promoter modulates gene expression and is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus patients without nephritis
    Erin E Morris
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathon Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R212. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc Vitamin D and molecular actions on the immune system: modulation of innate and autoimmunity
    Diane L Kamen
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Mol Med (Berl) 88:441-50. 2010
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to review the molecular and clinical evidence for vitamin D as a modulator of the innate and adaptive immune system...
  19. doi request reprint A9.15 Higher disease damage among african americans with familial versus sporadic systemic lupus erythematosus
    April Barnado
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:A98. 2014
    ..Using a unique cohort of African Americans with SLE and a high prevalence of multipatient families, we examined whether having a family history of SLE would impact autoantibodies, age at SLE diagnosis, ACR criteria, and disease damage...
  20. ncbi request reprint Toll-like receptor triggering of a vitamin D-mediated human antimicrobial response
    Philip T Liu
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 311:1770-3. 2006
    ..These data support a link between TLRs and vitamin D-mediated innate immunity and suggest that differences in ability of human populations to produce vitamin D may contribute to susceptibility to microbial infection...

Research Grants2

  1. The Role of Vitamin D in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Diane Kamen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Kamen's career as an independent academic clinical investigator with a focus on SLE and patient-oriented research. ..