Frederick W Miller

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Twins discordant for myositis and systemic lupus erythematosus show markedly enriched autoantibodies in the affected twin supporting environmental influences in pathogenesis
    Lu Gan
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:67. 2014
  2. pmc Epidemiology of environmental exposures and human autoimmune diseases: findings from a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Expert Panel Workshop
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Autoimmun 39:259-71. 2012
  3. pmc Criteria for environmentally associated autoimmune diseases
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Autoimmun 39:253-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint New approaches to the assessment and treatment of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Centre, NIH 10, 10 Centre Drive, MSC 1301 Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:i82-5. 2012
  5. pmc Human autoantibodies against the 54 kDa protein of the signal recognition particle block function at multiple stages
    Karin Römisch
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research and Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cambridge, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R39. 2006
  6. pmc Microstructure and mineral composition of dystrophic calcification associated with the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Naomi Eidelman
    Paffenbarger Research Center, American Dental Association Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8546, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R159. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Is occupational exposure to mineral oil a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis?
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:130-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental agents and autoimmune diseases
    Frederick W Miller
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 711:61-81. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: distinct HLA-A, -B, -Cw, -DRB1, and -DQA1 allelic profiles distinguish European American patients with different myositis autoantibodies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 85:111-27. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint HLA polymorphisms in African Americans with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: allelic profiles distinguish patients with different clinical phenotypes and myositis autoantibodies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3670-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Twins discordant for myositis and systemic lupus erythematosus show markedly enriched autoantibodies in the affected twin supporting environmental influences in pathogenesis
    Lu Gan
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:67. 2014
    ..Studies of twin pairs discordant for autoimmune conditions provide a unique opportunity to explore contributing factors triggered by complex gene-environment interactions...
  2. pmc Epidemiology of environmental exposures and human autoimmune diseases: findings from a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Expert Panel Workshop
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Autoimmun 39:259-71. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Criteria for environmentally associated autoimmune diseases
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Autoimmun 39:253-8. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint New approaches to the assessment and treatment of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Centre, NIH 10, 10 Centre Drive, MSC 1301 Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:i82-5. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Human autoantibodies against the 54 kDa protein of the signal recognition particle block function at multiple stages
    Karin Römisch
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research and Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cambridge, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R39. 2006
    ..This observation supports a model where the binding of the homologous GTPase domains of SRP54 and the alpha-subunit of the SRP receptor to each other regulates the release of ER signal sequences from the SRP54 M-domain...
  6. pmc Microstructure and mineral composition of dystrophic calcification associated with the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Naomi Eidelman
    Paffenbarger Research Center, American Dental Association Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8546, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R159. 2009
    ..We determined the microstructure, chemical composition, MD and stiffness of CDs obtained from DM patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is occupational exposure to mineral oil a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis?
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:130-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental agents and autoimmune diseases
    Frederick W Miller
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 711:61-81. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: distinct HLA-A, -B, -Cw, -DRB1, and -DQA1 allelic profiles distinguish European American patients with different myositis autoantibodies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 85:111-27. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HLA polymorphisms in African Americans with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: allelic profiles distinguish patients with different clinical phenotypes and myositis autoantibodies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3670-81. 2006
    ..To investigate possible associations of HLA polymorphisms with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) in African Americans, and to compare this with HLA associations in European American IIM patients with IIM...
  11. pmc Immunoglobulin gene polymorphisms are susceptibility factors in clinical and autoantibody subgroups of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:3239-46. 2008
    ..To investigate possible associations of GM and KM markers with adult and juvenile forms of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) in Caucasian and African American patients...
  12. pmc Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for juvenile dermatomyositis in Caucasians
    Gulnara Mamyrova
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3979-87. 2006
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  13. pmc The myositis autoantibody phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1301, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 92:223-43. 2013
    ..We conclude that juvenile myositis is a heterogeneous group of illnesses with distinct autoantibody phenotypes defined by varying clinical and demographic characteristics, laboratory features, and outcomes. ..
  14. pmc Cytokine gene polymorphisms as risk and severity factors for juvenile dermatomyositis
    Gulnara Mamyrova
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1301, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:3941-50. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: distinct HLA-A, -B, -Cw, -DRB1 and -DQA1 allelic profiles and motifs define clinicopathologic groups in caucasians
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Rockville, MD 20892 0958, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 84:338-49. 2005
    ..These variations in associated HLA polymorphisms may reflect responses to unique environmental triggers resulting in the tissue pathospecificity and distinct clinicopathologic syndromes of the IIM...
  16. pmc Damage extent and predictors in adult and juvenile dermatomyositis and polymyositis as determined with the myositis damage index
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:3425-35. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to validate the Myositis Damage Index (MDI) in juvenile and adult myositis, to describe the degree and types of damage and to develop predictors of damage...
  17. pmc Predictors of acquired lipodystrophy in juvenile-onset dermatomyositis and a gradient of severity
    April Bingham
    From Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1301, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 87:70-86. 2008
    ..Further study is warranted to investigate the pathogenesis of acquired LD in patients with DM...
  18. pmc Validation of manual muscle testing and a subset of eight muscles for adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:465-72. 2010
    ..To validate manual muscle testing (MMT) for strength assessment in juvenile and adult dermatomyositis (DM) and polymyositis (PM)...
  19. doi request reprint Genome-wide association study of dermatomyositis reveals genetic overlap with other autoimmune disorders
    Frederick W Miller
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
    Arthritis Rheum 65:3239-47. 2013
    ..To identify new genetic associations with juvenile and adult dermatomyositis (DM)...
  20. pmc Brief report: ultraviolet radiation exposure is associated with clinical and autoantibody phenotypes in juvenile myositis
    Mona Shah
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:1934-41. 2013
    ..We undertook this study to investigate the association between ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure and the clinical and autoantibody expression of juvenile IIM...
  21. doi request reprint The clinical phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Mona Shah
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1301, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 92:25-41. 2013
    ..We conclude that juvenile myositis is a heterogeneous group of illnesses with distinct clinical subgroups, defined by varying clinical and demographic characteristics, laboratory features, and outcomes...
  22. pmc Environmental factors preceding illness onset differ in phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Sciences, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Clinical Research Center Room 4 2352, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1301, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2381-90. 2010
    ..To assess whether certain environmental factors temporally associated with the onset of juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (JIIMs) differ between phenotypes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic risk and protective factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Room 1W101, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 11:287-94. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Global surface ultraviolet radiation intensity may modulate the clinical and immunologic expression of autoimmune muscle disease
    Satoshi Okada
    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2285-93. 2003
    ..To determine if geoclimatic factors may influence the nature and frequency of dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis, and associated autoantibodies around the world...
  25. pmc Plasma proteomic profiles from disease-discordant monozygotic twins suggest that molecular pathways are shared in multiple systemic autoimmune diseases
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R181. 2011
    ..We assessed plasma proteomic profiles among different SAID for evidence of common molecular pathways that could provide insights into pathogenic mechanisms shared by these diseases...
  26. pmc Seasonal birth patterns in myositis subgroups suggest an etiologic role of early environmental exposures
    Leora J Vegosen
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH DHHS, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2719-28. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether seasonal early environmental exposures might influence later development of autoimmune disease, by assessing distributions of birth dates in groups of patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs)...
  27. pmc Metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk factors in children with myositis
    Kathleen Coyle
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Pediatr 155:882-7. 2009
    ..To characterize the metabolic abnormalities and risk factors for future cardiovascular disease in children with myositis...
  28. pmc Late-onset gastrointestinal pain in juvenile dermatomyositis as a manifestation of ischemic ulceration from chronic endarteropathy
    Gulnara Mamyrova
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1301, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:881-4. 2007
  29. pmc Gene expression profiles from discordant monozygotic twins suggest that molecular pathways are shared among multiple systemic autoimmune diseases
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R69. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to determine if multiple systemic autoimmune diseases (SAID) share gene expression pathways that could provide insights into pathogenic mechanisms common to these disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Autoantibodies as predictive and diagnostic markers of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Kakali Sarkar
    NIH 9 1W107, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Autoimmunity 37:291-4. 2004
  31. doi request reprint State of the art: what we know about infectious agents and myositis
    Lu Gan
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 23:585-94. 2011
    ..This review summarizes published studies on the possible roles of infections in inflammatory muscle disease...
  32. doi request reprint Deciphering the clinical presentations, pathogenesis, and treatment of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    JAMA 305:183-90. 2011
    ..Knowledge of myositis phenotypes should enhance clinicians' ability to recognize and manage these rare disorders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Seasonal influence on the onset of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies in serologically defined groups
    Kakali Sarkar
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2433-8. 2005
    ..To assess possible seasonal patterns in the onset of polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Measuring therapeutic response in chronic graft-versus-host disease: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: IV. Response Criteria Working Group report
    Steven Z Pavletic
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1203, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12:252-66. 2006
    ..The proposed response criteria are based on current expert consensus opinion and are intended to improve consistency in the conduct and reporting of chronic GVHD trials, but their use remains to be demonstrated in practice...
  35. pmc Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus is not associated with chronic fatigue syndrome in patients from different areas of the us in the 1990s
    Mir A Ali
    Medical Virology Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Virol J 8:450. 2011
    ..Since then numerous reports failed to detect XMRV in other cohorts of CFS patients, and some studies suggested that XMRV sequences in human samples might be due to contamination of these samples with mouse DNA...
  36. ncbi request reprint International consensus on preliminary definitions of improvement in adult and juvenile myositis
    Lisa G Rider
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2281-90. 2004
    ..To use a core set of outcome measures to develop preliminary definitions of improvement for adult and juvenile myositis as composite end points for therapeutic trials...
  37. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and autoimmune diseases
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int Immunopharmacol 2:303-13. 2002
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  38. pmc Laboratory Test Abnormalities are Common in Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis and Differ Among Clinical and Demographic Groups
    Rita Volochayev
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Open Rheumatol J 6:54-63. 2012
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  39. pmc Serum proteins and paraproteins in women with silicone implants and connective tissue disease: a case-control study
    Gyorgy Csako
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Center, NIH, DHHS, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R95. 2007
    ..The causes and clinical implications of these findings require further investigation...
  40. pmc HLA type and immune response to Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface protein a in people in whom arthritis developed after Lyme disease vaccination
    Robert Ball
    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1179-86. 2009
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  41. ncbi request reprint Differences in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy phenotypes and genotypes between Mesoamerican Mestizos and North American Caucasians: ethnogeographic influences in the genetics and clinical expression of myositis
    Ejaz A Shamim
    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1885-93. 2002
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  42. ncbi request reprint Defining Clinical Improvement in Adult and Juvenile Myositis
    Lisa G Rider
    Enviromental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Enviromental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:603-17. 2003
    ..This workshop is the first of several planned to develop multidisciplinary, international consensus on the conduct and reporting of IIM clinical trials...
  43. doi request reprint Childhood socioeconomic factors and perinatal characteristics influence development of rheumatoid arthritis in adulthood
    Christine G Parks
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:350-6. 2013
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been associated with lower socioeconomic status (SES), but the reasons for this are not known...
  44. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: Environmental factors in the pathogenesis of rheumatic disease
    Mark Gourley
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:172-80. 2007
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  45. doi request reprint A58: demographics, clinical features and therapies of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis participating in a national myositis patient registry
    Lisa G Rider
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:S86-7. 2014
    ..We present the demographics, illness features and treatments of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) who enrolled in a newly created national registry...
  46. ncbi request reprint Genomic organization, transcriptional mapping, and evolutionary implications of the human bi-directional histidyl-tRNA synthetase locus (HARS/HARSL)
    Terrance P O'Hanlon
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 294:609-14. 2002
    ..Human and rodent HARS/HARSL loci are homologous and support a model of inverted gene duplication to explain the emergence of HARSL during mammalian evolution...
  47. ncbi request reprint Neopterin and quinolinic acid are surrogate measures of disease activity in the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Lisa G Rider
    Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Immunology, Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Chem 48:1681-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the utility of neopterin and quinolinic acid (QUIN) as surrogate measures of disease activity in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Possible roles and determinants of microchimerism in autoimmune and other disorders
    Kakali Sarkar
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS, 9000 Rockville Pike, NIH 9 1W107, Bethesda, MD 20892 0958, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 3:454-63. 2004
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  49. ncbi request reprint Normal scores for nine maneuvers of the Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale
    Robert M Rennebohm
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatolgy, Columbus Children s Hospital and The Ohio State University, 43205, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:365-70. 2004
    ..To document and evaluate the scores that normal, healthy children achieve when performing 9 maneuvers of the Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale (CMAS)...
  50. ncbi request reprint HLA-DQA1 is not an apparent risk factor for microchimerism in patients with various autoimmune diseases and in healthy individuals
    Carol M Artlett
    Division of Rheumatology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2567-72. 2003
    ..Furthermore, DQA1*0501 has been associated with T lymphocyte microchimerism in SSc. To better define the strength of this association, we assessed the relationship among DQA1 alleles and microchimerism...
  51. doi request reprint Preliminary validation and clinical meaning of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool in juvenile dermatomyositis
    Adam M Huber
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:214-21. 2008
    ..To provide preliminary validation of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT), a new tool to assess cutaneous manifestations of juvenile dermatomyositis (DM), and to explore the clinical meaning of CAT scores...
  52. ncbi request reprint Developing international consensus on measures of improvement for patients with myositis
    Peter A Lachenbruch
    FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 16:51-64. 2007
    ..We discuss criteria for determining an acceptable rule that include both numerical measures and physician acceptance...
  53. ncbi request reprint A novel autoantibody to a 155-kd protein is associated with dermatomyositis
    Ira N Targoff
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3682-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken as part of a larger effort to define novel autoantibodies that assist in the clinical evaluation of myositis...
  54. doi request reprint Applicability of the paediatric rheumatology international trials organisation disease activity core set for juvenile dermatomyositis: comment on the article by Ruperto et al
    Lisa G Rider
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1197-8; author reply 1198-9. 2008
  55. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for polymyositis and dermatomyositis
    Frederick W Miller
    Lancet 362:1762-3; author reply 1763. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint International consensus guidelines for trials of therapies in the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Chester V Oddis
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2607-15. 2005
  57. pmc Alternative scoring of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool in juvenile dermatomyositis: results using abbreviated formats
    Adam M Huber
    Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:352-6. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether alternative scoring methods would shorten the CAT without compromising its measurement characteristics...
  58. ncbi request reprint Validation and clinical significance of the Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale for assessment of muscle function in the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Adam M Huber
    IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3G9, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1595-603. 2004
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