Russell W Read

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Uveitis: advances in understanding of pathogenesis and treatment
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:260-6. 2006
  2. pmc The complement anaphylatoxin receptors are not required for the development of experimental autoimmune uveitis
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Department of Microbiology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Electronic address
    J Neuroimmunol 264:127-9. 2013
  3. pmc Retinal vasculitis in two pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report
    Katherine J Donnithorne
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 11:25. 2013
  4. pmc Statin use and ocular inflammatory disease risk
    Jacob J Yunker
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 700 18th Street South, Suite 601, Birmingham, AL, 35233, USA
    J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 3:8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic deficiency of C3 as well as CNS-targeted expression of the complement inhibitor sCrry ameliorates experimental autoimmune uveoretinitis
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA
    Exp Eye Res 82:389-94. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect on outcomes of the route of administration of corticosteroids in acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Russell W Read
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:119-24. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    R W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, Doheny Eye Institute, Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, 700 18th Street South, EFH 6001 Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 11:437-42. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon in the conjunctiva: immunohistochemical analysis
    Russell W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:262-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical mini-review: systemic lupus erythematosus and the eye
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology and Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:87-99. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure in a Somali population living in the United States
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Glaucoma 12:365-9. 2003

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Uveitis: advances in understanding of pathogenesis and treatment
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:260-6. 2006
    ..Vitamin E appears to offer little benefit, whereas octreotide may be effective. Recent collaborative efforts at standardization in the field should enhance studies on these conditions...
  2. pmc The complement anaphylatoxin receptors are not required for the development of experimental autoimmune uveitis
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Department of Microbiology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA Electronic address
    J Neuroimmunol 264:127-9. 2013
    ..No differences in disease severity or in disease incidence were seen between wild type controls and anaphylatoxin receptor-deficient mice. Our data indicate that C3a and C5a-mediated functions are not critical to the development of EAU. ..
  3. pmc Retinal vasculitis in two pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report
    Katherine J Donnithorne
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 11:25. 2013
    ..We suggest that early recognition of disease and early intervention with B-cell depletion therapy in addition to a traditional cytotoxic agent should be considered in pediatric patients with SLE and occlusive retinopathy...
  4. pmc Statin use and ocular inflammatory disease risk
    Jacob J Yunker
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 700 18th Street South, Suite 601, Birmingham, AL, 35233, USA
    J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 3:8. 2013
    ..Conditional logistic regression was used to calculate odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for risk of OID development in the context of statin use, controlling for comorbid conditions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic deficiency of C3 as well as CNS-targeted expression of the complement inhibitor sCrry ameliorates experimental autoimmune uveoretinitis
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA
    Exp Eye Res 82:389-94. 2006
    ..18 versus 1.85, respectively, p=0.0054). A genetic deficiency of C3 and production of a soluble complement inhibitor targeted to the CNS and eye are protective against EAU...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect on outcomes of the route of administration of corticosteroids in acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Russell W Read
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:119-24. 2006
    ..To compare the effect on outcomes of the route of administration of corticosteroids in acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    R W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, Doheny Eye Institute, Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, 700 18th Street South, EFH 6001 Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 11:437-42. 2000
    ..Complications are the main cause of reversible and irreversible vision loss, with subretinal fibrosis and choroidal neovascular membranes having particularly poor prognoses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon in the conjunctiva: immunohistochemical analysis
    Russell W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:262-6. 2005
    ..To present two cases of conjunctival lesions exhibiting the Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon, each with different immunohistochemical findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical mini-review: systemic lupus erythematosus and the eye
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology and Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:87-99. 2004
    ..Other ophthalmic sites of involvement include the cornea, conjunctiva, episclera, sclera, uveal tract, retina, vasculature, optic nerve, and orbit. Therapy varies based on the disease manifestation and severity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure in a Somali population living in the United States
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Glaucoma 12:365-9. 2003
    ..This study was performed to compare the mean intraocular pressure of a group of ethnic East Africans living in the United States with that of Caucasians living in the same community...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Russell W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 700 18th Street South, EFH DB110 0009, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Ophthalmol Clin North Am 15:333-41, vii. 2002
    ..Complications, including cataract, glaucoma, choroidal neovascular membrane formation, and subretinal fibrosis, may limit final visual acuity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Metastatic adenocarcinoma with rupture through the Bruch membrane simulating a choroidal melanoma
    R W Read
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 700 18th Street S, EFH 601, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 132:943-5. 2001
    ..To report a case of adenocarcinoma metastatic to the choroid with rupture through the Bruch membrane, thus, simulating a choroidal melanoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of subconjunctival triamcinolone for nonnecrotizing anterior scleritis
    Thomas A Albini
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1814-20. 2005
    ..Subconjunctival corticosteroid injection (SCI) for nonnecrotizing anterior scleritis remains controversial, partly because long-term follow-up is not available. This study documents the efficacy and adverse effects of SCI...
  14. ncbi request reprint Distribution of complement anaphylatoxin receptors and membrane-bound regulators in normal human retina
    Susan D Vogt
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 35294, USA
    Exp Eye Res 83:834-40. 2006
    ..The complement regulators CD55 and CD59 were found primarily on the inner retina, while CD46 was present exclusively in a polarized fashion on the RPE...
  15. pmc Frequency of distinguishing clinical features in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Narsing A Rao
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:591-9, 599.e1. 2010
    ..To determine the frequency of occurrence of limited clinical features which distinguish patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease from those with non-VKH uveitis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathogenic role of retinal microglia in experimental uveoretinitis
    Narsing A Rao
    A Ray Irvine Ocular Pathology Laboratory, Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 1450 San Pablo Street, DVRC 211, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:22-31. 2003
    ..To devise methods for unequivocal identification of activated retinal microglia in experimental autoimmune uveoretinitis (EAU) and to investigate their role in the development of EAU...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of untreated AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis. II. Findings in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (1997 to 2000)
    Gary N Holland
    Ocular Inflammatory Disease Center, The Jules Stein Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:12-22. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Retinal pigment epithelial expression of complement regulator CD46 is altered early in the course of geographic atrophy
    Susan D Vogt
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    Exp Eye Res 93:413-23. 2011
    ..At later stages of degeneration, CD46 alterations occur within a context of altered RPE polarity. These changes precede degeneration of the overlying retina and suggest that therapeutic interventions be targeted to the RPE...
  19. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentation of gastric adenocarcinoma metastatic to the orbit
    Jacob J Yunker
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 22:490-1. 2006
    ..Biopsy was performed through an anterior orbitotomy. Histopathology revealed a mucinous adenocarcinoma. Subsequent systemic evaluation included esophagogastroduodenoscopy, which revealed a primary gastric malignancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Massive mycobacterial choroiditis during highly active antiretroviral therapy: another immune-recovery uveitis?
    Ehud Zamir
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:2144-8. 2002
    ..To describe the ocular presentation of disseminated mycobacterial disease occurring during immune-recovery in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of subconjunctival injection of triamcinolone acetonide for resistant anterior scleritis
    Ehud Zamir
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:798-805; discussion 805-7. 2002
    ..Prospective evaluation of the efficacy and safety of subconjunctival triamcinolone injections for resistant, nonnecrotizing, anterior scleritis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide-induced restoration of conjunctival chloride and fluid secretion in adenovirus type 5-infected pigmented rabbit eyes
    Ashutosh A Kulkarni
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, 1985 Zonal Ave, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9121, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 305:1206-11. 2003
    ..In conclusion, mucosal application of purinergic nucleotides may be therapeutically important in restoring ion and fluid secretion in the diseased conjunctiva...
  23. ncbi request reprint Optic disk edema associated with sudden-onset anterior uveitis
    Blythe E Monheit
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:733-5. 2005
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics and course of optic disk edema (ODE) associated with isolated sudden-onset anterior uveitis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neoplastic masquerade syndromes
    Russell W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 47:81-124. 2002
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Conjunctival attachment of a tick: clinicopathologic report of a case
    Christi Willen
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:e41-4. 2011
    ..However, removal by excision of a surrounding block of conjunctiva is recommended to ensure complete removal of all tick body parts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of choroidal inflammation in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Michael S Vaphiades
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 24:295-6. 2004
    ..This is the third report of the magnetic resonance imaging visualization of choroidal inflammation in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease and shows the imaging abnormalities in finer detail than earlier reports...
  27. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of corneal melting associated with diclofenac use after refractive surgery
    Joseph K W Hsu
    Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:250-6. 2003
    ..To describe the histopathology of the cornea in 3 cases of corneal melting associated with diclofenac therapy after refractive surgery procedures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complications and prognostic factors in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    R W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 131:599-606. 2001
    ..001). CONCLUSIONS: Factors associated with a worse final acuity included increasing numbers of complications, greater age at onset, and worse acuity at presentation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Revised diagnostic criteria for Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease: report of an international committee on nomenclature
    R W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Drs Read and Rao, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 131:647-52. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted anterior scleritis
    E Zamir
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:192-5. 2001
    ..Correct diagnosis including early psychiatric evaluation in all such cases, may help prevent unnecessary treatment and unjustified work-related compensation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Experimental autoimmune uveitis in the C57BL/6 mouse
    Russell W Read
    Exp Eye Res 83:229-30; author reply 231. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Acute aminoglycoside retinal toxicity in vivo and in vitro
    Heather A Hancock
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Optometry, Birmingham 35294 4390, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4804-8. 2005
    ..Enhanced understanding of the mechanism of gentamicin toxicity may lead to development of aminoglycosides that can be used to treat ophthalmic infections without retinal damage...
  33. ncbi request reprint Patient blogs: windows into the soul of uveitis care?
    Russell W Read
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 15:419-20. 2007

Research Grants1

  1. Complement inhibition in experimental autoimmune uveitis
    RUSSELL READ; Fiscal Year: 2006
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