Genomes and Genes
Pramod K Mistry
Affiliation: Yale University
- Focal splenic lesions in type I Gaucher disease are associated with poor platelet and splenic response to macrophage-targeted enzyme replacement therapyPhilip Stein
Department of Pediatrics, National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, LMP 4093, New Haven, CT 06562, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 33:769-74. 2010..Moreover, occurrences of FSL coincide with more severe manifestations of GD1 such as avascular osteonecrosis...
- Reducing selection bias in case-control studies from rare disease registriesJ Alexander Cole
Biomedical Data Sciences and Informatics, Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, 500 Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:61. 2011..Data from the International Collaborative Gaucher Group (ICGG) Gaucher Registry were used as an example...
- Pulmonary hypertension in type 1 Gaucher's disease: genetic and epigenetic determinants of phenotype and response to therapyPramod K Mistry
Department of Human Genetics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Mol Genet Metab 77:91-8. 2002..e., asplenia and female sex). Splenectomy should be avoided and in high-risk patients, ERT+/-vasodilators/coumadin should be initiated...
- Osteopenia in Gaucher disease develops early in life: response to imiglucerase enzyme therapy in children, adolescents and adultsPramod K Mistry
Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208064, LMP 4093, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Blood Cells Mol Dis 46:66-72. 2011..It is also unclear if the degree of improvement in osteopenia, secondary to imiglucerase enzyme therapy, differs by the age of the patient...
- A reappraisal of Gaucher disease-diagnosis and disease management algorithmsPramod K Mistry
Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06562, USA
Am J Hematol 86:110-5. 2011..To help promote timely diagnosis and optimal management of the protean presentations of Gaucher disease, a consensus meeting was convened to develop algorithms for diagnosis and disease management for Gaucher disease...
- Glucocerebrosidase gene-deficient mouse recapitulates Gaucher disease displaying cellular and molecular dysregulation beyond the macrophagePramod K Mistry
Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06562, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19473-8. 2010..This study provides direct evidence for the involvement in GD1 of multiple cell lineages, suggesting that cells other than macrophages may be worthwhile therapeutic targets...
- Timing of initiation of enzyme replacement therapy after diagnosis of type 1 Gaucher disease: effect on incidence of avascular necrosisPramod K Mistry
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
Br J Haematol 147:561-70. 2009..A higher risk of AVN was observed among patients who had previously undergone splenectomy...
- Consequences of diagnostic delays in type 1 Gaucher disease: the need for greater awareness among hematologists-oncologists and an opportunity for early diagnosis and interventionPramod K Mistry
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
Am J Hematol 82:697-701. 2007..Our findings suggest that physician education will increase the likelihood of prompt detection of GD and improve its management with ERT with imiglucerase when indicated...
- The risk of Parkinson's disease in type 1 Gaucher diseaseGilberto Bultron
Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208064, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 33:167-73. 2010..All but one patient with GD1/PD phenotype had at least one N370S GBA1 allele. In conclusion, compared to the general population, patients with GD1 have an almost 20-fold increased life-time risk of developing PD...
- Gaucher disease gene GBA functions in immune regulationJun Liu
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10018-23. 2012..The results not only point to a fundamental role for GBA in immune regulation but also suggest that GBA mutations in GD may cause widespread immune dysregulation through the accumulation of substrates...
- Genome-wide association study of N370S homozygous Gaucher disease reveals the candidacy of CLN8 gene as a genetic modifier contributing to extreme phenotypic variationClarence K Zhang
Keck Biotechnology Laboratory Biostatistics Resource, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Am J Hematol 87:377-83. 2012..Taken together, CLN8 is a candidate modifier gene for GD1 that may function as a protective sphingolipid sensor and/or in glycosphingolipid trafficking. Future studies should explore the role of CLN8 in pathophysiology of GD...
- The underrecognized progressive nature of N370S Gaucher disease and assessment of cancer risk in 403 patientsTamar H Taddei
Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
Am J Hematol 84:208-14. 2009..High incidence of gammopathy suggests an important role of the adaptive immune system in the development of GD. Adult patients with GD should be monitored for skeletal disease and cancers including multiple myeloma...
- Disease-drug pairs revealed by computational genomic connectivity mapping on GBA1 deficient, Gaucher disease miceTony Yuen
The Mount Sinai Bone Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 422:573-7. 2012..Most notably, two compounds with anti-helminthic properties, namely albendazole and oxamniquine, were identified; these are particularly relevant for future testing as the expression of chitinases is enhanced in GD1...
- High incidence of cholesterol gallstone disease in type 1 Gaucher disease: characterizing the biliary phenotype of type 1 Gaucher diseaseTamar H Taddei
Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06562, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 33:291-300. 2010..We assessed the prevalence of GS, their chemical composition, biliary lipids, and associated metabolic factors...
- Phenotype diversity in type 1 Gaucher disease: discovering the genetic basis of Gaucher disease/hematologic malignancy phenotype by individual genome analysisSarah M Lo
Section of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Blood 119:4731-40. 2012..Therefore, precise phenotype annotation followed by individual genome analysis has the potential to identify genetic modifiers of GD, facilitate personalized management, and provide novel insights into disease pathophysiology...
- Evaluation of high density lipoprotein as a circulating biomarker of Gaucher disease activityPhilip Stein
Department of Pediatrics, National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06562, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 34:429-37. 2011..These findings suggest HDL cholesterol merits inclusion within the "biomarker basket" for monitoring of patients with GD1...
- Expanding spectrum of the association between Type 1 Gaucher disease and cancers: a series of patients with up to 3 sequential cancers of multiple types--correlation with genotype and phenotypeSarah M Lo
Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
Am J Hematol 85:340-5. 2010..We found an association between splenectomy and multiple cancers in GD1. It will be of interest to determine whether timely ERT and declining rates of splenectomy will translate into declining rates of multiple and single cancers...
- Hyperferritinemia and iron overload in type 1 Gaucher diseasePhilip Stein
Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Am J Hematol 85:472-6. 2010..There is a high prevalence of hyperferritinemia in Type 1 Gaucher disease that is associated with indicators of disease severity, reversed by ERT and is not related to HFE mutations...
- Risk factors associated with biliary pancreatitis in childrenMichael H Ma
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:651-6. 2012....
- Correlation of MRI-Based bone marrow burden score with genotype and spleen status in Gaucher's diseaseRobert F DeMayo
Department of Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208042, New Haven, CT 06520 8042, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:115-23. 2008....
- Pulmonary vascular disease in Gaucher disease: clinical spectrum, determinants of phenotype and long-term outcomes of therapySarah Michelman Lo
Section of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 34:643-50. 2011..In some patients, HPS precedes PAH. BMPR2 and ALK1 appear not be modifier genes for this rare phenotype of GD. ERT +/- adjuvant therapy improves prognosis of this devastating GD phenotype...
- Gaucher disease and malignancy: a model for cancer pathogenesis in an inborn error of metabolismPramod K Mistry
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
Crit Rev Oncog 18:235-46. 2013....
- Disease state awareness in Gaucher disease: a Q&A expert roundtable discussionPramod K Mistry
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 10:1-16. 2012..Therefore, hematology and oncology clinicians need to be aware of the potential for Gaucher disease and consider it in their differential diagnosis...
- Protease activation during in vivo pancreatitis is dependent on calcineurin activationAhsan U Shah
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 297:G967-73. 2009..05). These data suggest that PP2B is an important target of the aberrant acinar cell Ca(2+) rise associated with pathological protease activation and pancreatitis...
- Misdiagnosis of Niemann-Pick disease type C as Gaucher diseaseSarah M Lo
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 33:429-33. 2010..Prompt diagnosis will become increasingly important as effective therapies are developed for NPC. ..
- Calcium ameliorates diarrhea in immunocompromised childrenSam X Cheng
Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:641-4. 2013..Herein, we report 3 immunocompromised children who developed severe and/or protracted infectious diarrhea. Their diarrheas were successfully "halted" within 1 to 2 days following the administration of calcium...
- Therapeutic goals in the treatment of Gaucher diseaseGregory M Pastores
Neurology in Pediatrics, Neurgenetics Unit, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
Semin Hematol 41:4-14. 2004..Here we establish goals of treatment in Gaucher disease and propose a comprehensive schedule of monitoring of all relevant aspects to confirm the achievement, maintenance, and continuity of the therapeutic response...
- Prevalence of type 1 Gaucher disease in the United StatesNeal J Weinreb
Arch Intern Med 168:326-7; author reply 327-8. 2008
- POR In Inherited Metabolic Liver DiseasesPramod Mistry; Fiscal Year: 2007..This training program is supported by Liver T32 DK 07356. ..