Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Institute for Immunology

Peter A. Merkel

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Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Ms. Kathleen Ryan

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Rheumatology Division
3400 Spruce St
5 White
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-614-4401
Fax: 215-614-4402
Wesleyan University, 1983.
Yale University School of Medicine, 1988.
Harvard School of Public Health, 1995.
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Selected Publications

Kermani TA, Sreih AG, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Hoffman GS, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA: "Evaluation of damage in giant cell arteritis" Rheumatology (Oxford) 57(2): 322-328, Feb 2018 Notes: PMCID 5850105.

Cornec D, Kabat BF, Mills JR, Cheu M, Hummel AM, Schroeder DR, Cascino MD, Brunetta P, Murray DL, Snyder MR, Fervenza F, Hoffman GS, Kallenberg CGM, Langford CA, Merkel PA, Monach PA, Seo P, Spiera RF, St Clair EW, Stone JH, Barnidge DR, Specks U.: "Pharmacokinetics of rituximab and clinical outcomes in patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis" Rheumatology (Oxford) Jan 2018 Notes: PMCID 5888934.

Barra L, Borchin RL, Burroughs C, Casey GC, McAlear CA, Sreih AG, Young K, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C; : "Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium and the Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network. Impact of vasculitis on employment and income." Clin Exp Rheumatol Jan 2018 Notes: PMCID 6003628.

Robson JC, Dawson J, Cronholm PF, Milman N, Kellom KS, Ashdown S, Easley E, Farrar JT, Gebhart D, Lanier G, McAlear CA, Peck J, Luqmani RA, Shea JA, Tomasson G, Merkel PA.: "Health-related quality of life in ANCA-associated vasculitis and item generation for a disease-specific patient-reported outcome measure" Patient Relat Outcome Meas Jan 2018 Notes: PMCID 5759851.

Rhee RL, Davis JC, Ding L, Fervenza FC, Hoffman GS, Kallenberg CGM, Langford CA, McCune WJ, Monach PA, Seo P, Spiera R, St Clair EW, Specks U, Stone JH, Merkel PA.: "The Utility of Urinalysis in Determining the Risk of Renal Relapse in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis" Clin J Am Soc Nephrol Jan 2018.

Aydin SZ, Direskeneli H, Merkel PA: " Assessment of Disease Activity in Largevessel Vasculitis: Results of an International Delphi Exercise" J Rheumatol 44(12): 1928-1932, Dec 2017.

Robson JC, Dawson J, Cronholm PF, Ashdown S, Easley E, Kellom KS, Gebhart D, Lanier G, Milman N, Peck J, Luqmani RA, Shea JA, Tomasson G, Merkel PA. : "Patient perceptions of glucocorticoids in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodyassociated vasculitis." Rheumatol Int. Nov 2017 Notes: PMCID 5854718.

Grayson PC, Alehashemi S, Bagheri AA, Civelek AC, Cupps TR, Kaplan MJ, Malayeri AA, Merkel PA, Novakovich E, Bluemke DA, Ahlman MA. : "Fluorodeoxyglucose--Positron Emission Tomography As an Imaging Biomarker in a Prospective, Longitudinal Cohort of Patients With Large Vessel Vasculitis" Rheumatol. Nov 2017 Notes: PMCID 5882488.

Mohammad AJ, Segelmark M, Smith R, Englund M, Nilsson JÅ, Westman K, Merkel PA, Jayne DRW: "Severe Infection in Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodyassociated Vasculitis" J Rheumatol 44(10): 1468-1475, Oct 2017.

Sreih AG, Alibaz-Oner F, Easley E, Davis T, Mumcu G, Milman N, Robson J, Direskeneli H, Merkel PA, Cronholm P. : " Health-related outcomes of importance to patients with Takayasu's arteritis" Clin Exp Rheumatol Sept 2017.

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