C A Peschken
Affiliation: University of Manitoba
- Reduced proportions of natural killer T cells are present in the relatives of lupus patients and are associated with autoimmunityJoan Wither
Arthritis Centre of Excellence, Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arthritis Res Ther 10:R108. 2008..Here, we used flow cytometry to investigate whether some of the immune abnormalities that are seen in the peripheral blood lymphocyte population of lupus patients are seen in their first-degree relatives...
- Systemic lupus erythematosus in North American Indians: a population based studyC A Peschken
Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Rheumatol 27:1884-91. 2000..To evaluate the prevalence, disease course, and survival of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a population of over 120,000 North American Indians (NAI), and contrast the results to those in the non-Indian population...
- The 1000 Canadian faces of lupus: determinants of disease outcome in a large multiethnic cohortChristine A Peschken
Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba Arthritis Center, RR149 800 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1M4, Canada
J Rheumatol 36:1200-8. 2009..To describe disease expression and damage accrual in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and determine the influence of ethnicity and socioeconomic factors on damage accrual in a large multiethnic Canadian cohort...
- Sm antibodies increase risk of death in systemic lupus erythematosusC A Hitchon
Arthritis Center, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
Lupus 16:186-94. 2007..Sm increased risk of death. In conclusion, RNP and lower SES are associated with lupus related organ damage and the presence of Sm is a predictor of mortality in lupus, independent of ethnicity, renal involvement or socioeconomic status...