Relevant Publications

Selected published references from the Arthritis Centre

  1. Peschken CA, Robinson DB, Hitchon CA, Smolik I, Hart D, Bernstein CN,El-Gabalawy HS. Pregnancy and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in a highly predisposed North American Native population. J Rheumatol. 2012 Dec;39(12):2253-60. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.120269. Epub 2012 Oct 15. PubMed PMID:23070994.
  2. Hitchon CA, Sun Y, Robinson DB, Peschken CA, Bernstein CN, Siminovitch KA,El-Gabalawy HS. Vitamin D receptor polymorphism rs2228570 (Fok1) is associated with rheumatoid arthritis in North American natives. J Rheumatol. 2012Sep;39(9):1792-7. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.120387. Epub 2012 Aug 1. PubMed PMID:22859341.
  3. El-Gabalawy HS, Robinson DB, Smolik I, Hart D, Elias B, Wong K, Peschken CA, Hitchon CA, Li X, Bernstein CN, Newkirk MM, Fritzler MJ. Familial clustering ofthe serum cytokine profile in the relatives of rheumatoid arthritis patients.Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jun;64(6):1720-9. doi: 10.1002/art.34449. Epub 2012 Feb 21.PubMed PMID: 22354869.
  4. Newkirk MM, Mitchell S, Procino M, Li Z, Cosio M, Mazur W, Kinnula VL, HudsonM, Baron M, Fritzler MJ, El-Gabalawy HS. Chronic smoke exposure induces rheumatoid factor and anti-heat shock protein 70 autoantibodies in susceptible mice and humans with lung disease. Eur J Immunol. 2012 Apr;42(4):1051-61. doi:10.1002/eji.201141856. PubMed PMID: 22531929.
  5. Peschken CA, Hitchon CA, Robinson DB, Smolik I, Barnabe CR, Prematilake S,El-Gabalawy HS. Rheumatoid arthritis in a north american native population: longitudinal followup and comparison with a white population. J Rheumatol. 2010Aug 1;37(8):1589-95. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.091452. Epub 2010 Jun 15. PubMed PMID:20551109
  6. Hitchon CA, Chandad F, Ferucci ED, Willemze A, Ioan-Facsinay A, van der Woude D, Markland J, Robinson D, Elias B, Newkirk M, Toes RM, Huizinga TW, El-Gabalawy HS. Antibodies to porphyromonas gingivalis are associated with anticitrullinated protein antibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their relatives. JRheumatol. 2010 Jun;37(6):1105-12. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.091323. Epub 2010 May 1.PubMed PMID: 20436074.
  7. El-Gabalawy HS, Robinson DB, Hart D, Elias B, Markland J, Peschken CA, SmolikI, Montes-Aldana G, Schroeder M, Fritzler MJ, Cheang M, Oen K. Immunogeneticrisks of anti-cyclical citrullinated peptide antibodies in a North AmericanNative population with rheumatoid arthritis and their first-degree relatives. JRheumatol. 2009 Jun;36(6):1130-5. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.080855. Epub 2009 May 1.PubMed PMID: 19411392.
  8. Oen K, Robinson DB, Nickerson P, Katz SJ, Cheang M, Peschken CA, Canvin JM,Hitchon CA, Schroeder ML, El-Gabalawy HS. Familial seropositive rheumatoid arthritis in North American Native families: effects of shared epitope andcytokine genotypes. J Rheumatol. 2005 Jun;32(6):983-91. PubMed PMID: 15940756.
  9. Hitchon CA, Alex P, Erdile LB, Frank MB, Dozmorov I, Tang Y, Wong K, Centola M, El-Gabalawy HS. A distinct multicytokine profile is associated with anti-cyclical citrullinated peptide antibodies in patients with early untreated inflammatory arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2004 Dec;31(12):2336-46. PubMed PMID:15570632.
  10. Matsumoto I, Lee DM, Goldbach-Mansky R, Sumida T, Hitchon CA, Schur PH,Anderson RJ, Coblyn JS, Weinblatt ME, Brenner M, Duclos B, Pasquali JL,El-Gabalawy H, Mathis D, Benoist C. Low prevalence of antibodies toglucose-6-phosphate isomerase in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and aspectrum of other chronic autoimmune disorders. Arthritis Rheum. 2003Apr;48(4):944-54. PubMed PMID: 12687536.
  11. Oen K, El-Gabalawy HS, Canvin JM, Hitchon C, Chalmers IM, Schroeder M,Jacobson K, Reed M, Wood S, Cheang M. HLA associations of seropositive rheumatoidarthritis in a Cree and Ojibway population. J Rheumatol. 1998 Dec;25(12):2319-23.PubMed PMID: 9858424.
  12. Hitchon C, Wong K, Ma G, Reed J, Lyttle D, El-Gabalawy H. Hypoxia-inducedproduction of stromal cell-derived factor 1 (CXCL12) and vascular endothelialgrowth factor by synovial fibroblasts. Arthritis Rheum. 2002 Oct;46(10):2587-97. PubMed PMID: 12384916.
  13. Hitchon CA, El-Gabalawy HS, Bezabeh T. Characterization of synovial tissuefrom arthritis patients: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic investigation.Rheumatol Int. 2009 Aug;29(10):1205-11. doi: 10.1007/s00296-009-0865-z. Epub 2009Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 1918402