Tania Celeste Gonzalez-Rivera, MD

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Medical Director
GlaxoSmithKline
5 Crescent Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Office: 787-649-9737
Education:
BS (Major in Pre-Medicine)
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico, , 2001.
MD
University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2005.
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Selected Publications

McCune WJ, González-Rivera T: Should very low doses of hydroxychloroquine and quinacrine be employed in combination for long-term maintenance of remission in systemic lupus to reduce the risk of ocular toxicity? Curr Opin Rheumatol 27(3): 213-5, May 2015.

Wallace DJ, Popa S, Spindler A, Eimon A, González-Rivera TC, Utset TO, Petri M, Lipsky PE, Merrill JT, Strand V, Wajdula J, Christensen J, Li C, Diehl A, Vincent M, Beebe J, Sridharan S: Improvement of Disease Activity and Reduction of Severe Flares Following Administration of an IL-6 Monoclonal Antibody (mAb) in Subjects with Active SLE. American College of Rheumatology (ACR), Late Breaking Abstract Session. Boston, MA November 2014 Notes: oral presentation.

Daniel J. Wallace, Serghei Popa, Alberto J. Spindler, Alicia Eimon, Tania González-Rivera, Tammy O. Utset, Michelle Petri, Peter E. Lipsky, Joan T. Merrill, Vibeke Strand10, Joseph Wajdula, Jared Christensen, Cheryl Li, Annette Diehl, Michael Vincent, Jean Beebe and Sudhakar Sridharan : Improvement of Disease Activity and Reduction of Severe Flares Following Administration of an IL-6 Monoclonal Antibody (mAb) in Subjects with Active SLE. American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting - Oral presentation Nov 2014.

Díaz L, Nieves-Plaza M, Santiago-Casas Y, González-Rivera TC, Ríos G, Vilá LM. : Discordance Of Patient-Physician Assessments Of General Health In a US Hispanic Population With Rheumatoid Arthritis. American College of Rheumatology (ACR), San Diego, CA Oct 2013 Notes: Poster.

Santiago-Casas Y, González-Rivera TC, Castro-Santana LE, Rios G, Martinez D, Rodriguez V, González Alcover R, Mayor AM, Vilá LM.: Impact of managed care health insurance system for indigent patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Puerto Rico. Clin Rheumatol 32(6): 763-9, June 2013.

Hewagama A, Gorelik G, Patel D, Liyanarachchi P, McCune W. J., Somers E., González-Rivera T. and the Michigan Lupus Cohort, Strickland F. and Richardson B: Overexpression of X-Linked Genes in T Cells From Women With Lupus. J Autoimmun 41: 60-71, March 2013.

McCune WJ and Gonzalez-Rivera TC: Immunossuppressive drug therapy. Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus. Eight Edition. DJ Wallace and BH Hahn (eds.). 2013.

Berthier CC*, Bethunaickan R*, González-Rivera T*, Nair V, Ramanujam M, Zhang W, Bottinger EP, Segerer S, Cohen CD, Davidson A, Kretzler M: Cross-species transcriptional network analysis defines shared inflammatory responses in murine and human lupus nephritis. J Immunol 15(2): 988-1001, July 2012.

González-Rivera TC, McCune J: Mycophenolate mofetil for the induction and maintenance treatment of lupus nephritis. Immunotherapy 12(3): 1431-40, Dec 2011.

González-Rivera TC, Berthier CC, Nair V, Bethunaickan R, Kretzler M, Davidson A, and the ERCB Consortium: Transcriptional Inflammatory Mechanisms in Murine Lupus Nephritis: An Insight into Human Disease. Concurrent Session at the 2010 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting. Atlanta, GA Nov 2010 Notes: oral presentation.

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