STANLEY L BRIDGES

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans
    James M Kelley
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000424. 2009
  2. pmc Does gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) influence the development of chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis?
    James M Kelley
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 5:1. 2008
  3. pmc Anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) in rheumatoid arthritis: influence of an interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and a deletion polymorphism in glutathione S-transferase in a cross-sectional study
    Ted R Mikuls
    Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Nebraska Arthritis Outcomes Research Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986270 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6270, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R213. 2010
  4. pmc Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Paula I Burgos
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R75. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor receptor genes: definition of novel haplotypes and racial/ethnic differences
    S Louis Bridges
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2045-50. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Update on pathogenic mechanisms of systemic necrotizing vasculitis
    Maria I Danila
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 805 FOT, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 10:430-5. 2008
  7. pmc Radiographic severity of rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans: results from a multicenter observational study
    S Louis Bridges
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Birmingham, AL 35294 2182, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:624-31. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Early rheumatoid arthritis in African-Americans: the CLEAR Registry
    S L Bridges
    Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, Division of Clinical Immu nology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 415 Lyons Harrison Research Building, 701 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:S138-45. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis
    S Louis Bridges
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 412 Lyons Harrison Research Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:343-50. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans
    Laura B Hughes
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Immunol Res 26:15-26. 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc An African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans
    James M Kelley
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000424. 2009
    ..An African ancestry-specific genetic variant of CTLA4 appears to be associated with protection from RA in African Americans. This finding may explain, in part, the relatively low prevalence of RA in black African populations...
  2. pmc Does gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) influence the development of chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis?
    James M Kelley
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 5:1. 2008
    ..Genetic studies have also associated RA with members of the p38 MAPK pathway...
  3. pmc Anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) in rheumatoid arthritis: influence of an interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and a deletion polymorphism in glutathione S-transferase in a cross-sectional study
    Ted R Mikuls
    Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Nebraska Arthritis Outcomes Research Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986270 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6270, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R213. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of GSTM1-null with ACPA positivity in RA and to assess for evidence of interaction between GSTM1 and HLA-DRB1 shared epitope (SE)...
  4. pmc Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Paula I Burgos
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R75. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor receptor genes: definition of novel haplotypes and racial/ethnic differences
    S Louis Bridges
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2045-50. 2002
    ..To characterize allele frequencies of known single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in tumor necrosis factor receptor (TNFR) genes in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), healthy African Americans, and healthy Caucasians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Update on pathogenic mechanisms of systemic necrotizing vasculitis
    Maria I Danila
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 805 FOT, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 10:430-5. 2008
    ..Although mechanisms of blood vessel damage in systemic necrotizing vasculitis are complex, recent studies have provided significant insights...
  7. pmc Radiographic severity of rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans: results from a multicenter observational study
    S Louis Bridges
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Birmingham, AL 35294 2182, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:624-31. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Early rheumatoid arthritis in African-Americans: the CLEAR Registry
    S L Bridges
    Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, Division of Clinical Immu nology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 415 Lyons Harrison Research Building, 701 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:S138-45. 2003
    ..The Consortium for the Longitudinal Evaluation of African-Americans with early RA (CLEAR) Registry, a collaborative effort among four institutions in the southeast USA, will hopefully provide a useful resource to study these issues...
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis
    S Louis Bridges
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 412 Lyons Harrison Research Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:343-50. 2004
    ..Panels of autoantibodies may ultimately prove useful in preclinical diagnosis and prediction of clinical course in patients with RA and other forms of arthritis, and provide insights into the pathogenesis of the disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans
    Laura B Hughes
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Immunol Res 26:15-26. 2002
    ..g., tumor necrosis factor, interleukin-1), biologic markers of treatment response in Caucasians and in African Americans would be clinically useful...
  11. pmc Generalized bone loss as a predictor of three-year radiographic damage in African American patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2219-26. 2010
    ..To examine the association between baseline bone mineral density (BMD) and radiographic damage at 3 years of disease duration in a longitudinal cohort of African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  12. pmc A comparison of patient characteristics and outcomes in selected European and U.S. rheumatoid arthritis registries
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:2-14.e1. 2010
    ..Most registries are either drug based or disease based. These registries include patients with a variety of rheumatic diseases including RA...
  13. pmc Variable selection in logistic regression for detecting SNP-SNP interactions: the rheumatoid arthritis example
    Hui Yi Lin
    Medical Statistics Section, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:735-41. 2008
    ..These variable selection procedures were also applied and compared in a rheumatoid arthritis study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Personalized medicine in rheumatoid arthritis: hopes and challenges
    S Louis Bridges
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 65:174-7. 2007
    ..The goal of identifying genetic, serum, and clinical factors that allow profiling of individual patients to predict optimal treatment regimens is a worthy pursuit which will hopefully improve clinical care of RA patients...
  15. pmc Pharmacogenetics of etanercept in rheumatoid arthritis
    Maria I Danila
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 210 SHEL, Birmingham, AL 35294 2182, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1011-5. 2008
    ..In this review, we discuss pharmacogenetic studies of etanercept in RA and other diseases, and comment on the future of such analyses to advance the goal of personalized medicine in RA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polyarteritis nodosa and microscopic polyangiitis: etiologic and diagnostic considerations
    Laura B Hughes
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 415 Lyons Harrison Research Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 4:75-82. 2002
    ..Because no test or clinical finding reliably indicates the presence or absence of PAN or MPA, diagnosis requires integration of clinical findings, angiography, and biopsy data...
  17. doi request reprint American College of Rheumatology 2008 recommendations for the use of nonbiologic and biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis
    Kenneth G Saag
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:762-84. 2008
  18. pmc Measurement of erythrocyte methotrexate polyglutamate levels: ready for clinical use in rheumatoid arthritis?
    Maria I Danila
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 178 SHEL, Birmingham, AL 35294 2182, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:342-7. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Evidence for two phenotypes in the metabolism of methotrexate to 7-hydroxymethotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Joseph E Baggott
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:356-8. 2005

Research Grants14

  1. GENETIC PREDICTORS OF RESPONSE TO TREATMENT IN EARLY RA
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Genome-Wide Association Study in African-Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    S Louis Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also use these genetic data to gain new insights into RA-related conditions in African-Americans, such as radiographic damage of joints, osteoporosis, and factors that turn on or off expression of genes in blood cells. ..
  3. B CELL SPECIFICITY IN HEPATIC LYMPHOID FOLLICLES
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. Predictors of Treatment Response in Early Aggressive RA
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2007
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