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

Contact information
Assistant:
Ms. Kathleen Ryan
ryankath@upenn.edu
ryankath@uphs.upenn.edu
215-614-4405

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

Banerjee S, Quinn KA, Gribbons KB, Rosenblum JS, Civelek AC, Novakovich E, Merkel PA, Ahlman MA, Grayson PC.: "Effect of Treatment on Imaging, Clinical, and Serologic Assessments of Disease Activity in Large-Vessel Vasculitis." J Rheumatology March 2019 Notes: pii: jrheum.181222. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.181222. [Epub ahead of print]

Tomasson G, Farrar JT, Cuthbertson D, McAlear CA, Ashdown S, Cronholm PF, Dawson J, Gebhart D, Lanier G, Luqmani RA, Milman N, Peck J, Robson JC, Shea JA, Carette S, Khalidi N, Koening CL, Langford CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA; Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium.: "Feasibility and Construct Validation of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) in Systemic Vasculitis." J Rheumatol March 2019 Notes: pii: jrheum.171405. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171405. [Epub ahead of print]

Aydin SZ, Robson JC, Sreih AG, Hill C, Alibaz-Oner F, Mackie S, Beard S, Hatemi G, Kermani TA, Mahr A, Meara A, Milman N, Shea B, Tómasson G, Tugwell P, Direskeneli H, Merkel PA.: "Update on Outcome Measure Development in Large-Vessel Vasculitis: Report from OMERACT 2018." J Rheumatol March 2019 Notes: pii: jrheum.181072. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.181072. [Epub ahead of print]

Kermani TA, Diab S, Sreih AG, Cuthbertson D, Borchin R, Carette S, Forbess L, Koening CL, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Spiera RF, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Langford CA, Merkel PA, Khalidi NA: "Arterial lesions in giant cell arteritis: A longitudinal study" Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium. Semin Arthritis Rheum 48(4): 707-13, Feb 2019 Notes: PMCID: PMC6226363.

Robson JC, Jayne D, Merkel PA, Dawson J: "Systemic vasculitis and patient-reported outcomes: how the assessment of patient preferences and perspectives could improve outcomes." Patient Relat Outcome Meas Feb 2019 Notes: PMCID: PMC6372855.

Milman N, McConville E, Robson JC, Boonen A, Tugwell P, Wells GA, Chaudhuri D, Dawson J, Tomasson G, Ashdown S, Gebhart D, Lanier G, Peck J, McAlear CA, Kellom KS, Cronholm PF, Merkel PA.: "Updating OMERACT Core Set of Domains for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Patient Perspective Using the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health." J Rheumatol Feb 2019 Notes: pii: jrheum.181073. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.181073. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee KS, Kronbichler A, Pereira Vasconcelos DF, Pereira da Silva FR, Ko Y, Oh YS, Eisenhut M, Merkel PA, Jayne D, Amos CI, Siminovitch KA, Rahmattulla C, Lee KH, Shin JI.: "Genetic Variants in Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis: A Bayesian Approach and Systematic Review." J Clin Med 8(2), Feb 2019 Notes: pii: E266. doi: 10.3390/jcm8020266.

Young K, Kaminstein D, Olivos A, Burroughs C, Castillo-Lee C, Kullman J, McAlear C, Shaw DG, Sreih AG, Casey G; Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network, Merkel PA.: "Patient involvement in medical research: what patients and physicians learn from each other." Orphanet J Rare Dis 14(1), Jan 2019 Notes: PMCID: PMC634657.

Jayne D, Blockmans D, Luqmani R, Moiseev S, Ji B, Green Y, Hall L, Roth D, Henderson RB, Merkel PA; Collaborators, Lozano JA, Becker H, Quiroz AC, Carette S, Carrillo-Vazquez S, Cid MC, D'Cruz D, Deodhar A, Flossman O, Garibotto G, Gesualdo L, Hall S, Hauser T, Hellmich B, Kidder D, Kimmel M, Little M, Majdan M, Maksimowicz-McKinnon K, Marder G, Matsievskaia G, Meneses AS, Molloy E, Mueller R, Neuwelt C, Hernandez JR, Specks U, Tesar V, Walsh M.: "Efficacy and Safety of Belimumab and Azathioprine for Maintenance of Remission in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: A Randomized Controlled Study." Arthritis Rheumatol Jan 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1002/art.40802. [Epub ahead of print]

Pagnoux C, Nair P, Xi Y, Khalidi NA, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Grayson PC, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland LW, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Tyrrell PN, Merkel PA; Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium.: "Serum cytokine and chemokine levels in patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, or eosinophilic asthma." Clin Exp Rheumatol Jan 2019.

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