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Dr. Rider

Lisa Georgianne Rider, M.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE, January 2010

PRESENT POSITION

Deputy Unit Chief, Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Office of Clinical Research,
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bldg 10, CRC, Room 4-2352, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1301
Bethesda, MD 20892-1301

Phone: (301) 451-6272
FAX: (301) 451–5588
Email: riderl@mail.nih.gov

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

September 2003–Present

Deputy Unit Chief, Environmental Autoimmunity Group (EAG), Office of Clinical Present Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2001-2003

Senior Clinical Investigator and Medical Officer, Environmental Autoimmunity Group (EAG), Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2000- 2001

Guest Worker (Special Government Employee Consultant to FDA under Inter-Agency Agreement), Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Bethesda, MD: consultation on INDs for biologic and drug therapies in children with pediatric rheumatic diseases and consultation on immunemediated adverse events to biologic therapies and vaccines.

1996-2000

Medical Officer and Staff Scientist, Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, Dec 2000 Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD

1993-1996

Medical Officer, Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies, CBER, FDA, Bethesda, MD

EDUCATION

1983-1987

M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C. 1979-83

1979-1983

A.B., Duke University, Durham, N.C. Chemistry with Biochemical Specialization

July 1991 - June 1993

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow (clinics), Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC

March 1991 - July 1993

Clinical Associate, Laboratory of Chemical Immunology (Dr. Henry Metzger), Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Aug 1990 - Feb 1991 Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow, University of Washington/Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA

July 1987 - July 1990

Internship/Residency in Pediatrics, University of Washington/Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

2001 – present: Senior Clinical Staff, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

April 2008 –present: Attending Physician, Myositis Clinic, Division of Rheumatology, George Washington

University (2 days/month)

Dec 2005 – June 2007: Visiting Consultant and Attending Physician, Rheumatology, Children's National Medical

Center (1 day/month)

1994 – August 2005: Attending Physician, Pediatric Rheumatology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center,

Washington, DC (1 – 2 days/month) Oct 1993 – 2001: Junior Clinical Staff, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

(varying: 1 day/month – 1 day/week)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Sept 2008 –present Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Nov 2002 – present Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of

Health Sciences (USUHS) Bethesda, MD

March 1994 - Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of

Nov 2002 Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

July - Aug Acting Instructor, Div of Immunology/Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics,

1993 Univ. Washington/Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA

HONORS AND AWARDS

2009 Selected for listing in Women in Science at the National Institutes of Health (2007-08 ed),

published by Office of Research on Women's Health

2009 Best Doctors

2008, 2009 America's Top Pediatricians (Consumer's Research Council of America)

2007 Hero Certificate, Cure JM Foundation ("For dedication to finding a cure for juvenile myositis")

2006 Elected member of the Henry Kunkel Society

2006 Certificate of Appreciation, US Public Health Service ("For exceptional performance in response to the USPHS Transformation objectives and mission by developing resources to mentor the professional development of Commissioned Corps physicians")

2005 – 2010 Who's Who in America

2005, 2006 Who's Who of American Women

2004 Commendation Medal, US Public Health Service ("For superior service in identifying the presence of microchimerism in juvenile-onset myositis")

2004 – 2009 Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

2004 National Register's Who's Who, Executive and Professionals 2004 – 2005 edition

2002 Regular Corps Ribbon, US Public Health Service

2001 National Registry of Who's Who, Published 2001 edition

2000 Commendation Medal, US Public Health Service ("For exemplary performance of duty" in clinical review and policy development)

1999 Outstanding Unit Citation, US Public Health Service ("For innovative collaboration with academia, industry and the public in the development of programs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis")

1999 Unit Commendation, US Public Health Service ("For significant and exceptional performance in the review and licensing of new anti-TNF therapies for autoimmune disease")

1998 Achievement Medal, US Public Health Service ("For validating the usefulness of clinical tools to assess disease activity in juvenile myositis with implications for many other pediatric and orphan diseases")

1998 Bicentennial Unit Commendation, US Public Health Service

1985-86 Eugene Stead Research Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine

1983 Phi Beta Kappa, Summa cum laude, Duke University

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Society for Clinical and Translational Science (2009- present)

Henry Kunkel Society (2006 – present)

Clinical Immunology Society (2006 – present)

Section on Environmental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics (2004 - present)

Section on Uniformed Services, American Academy of Pediatrics (2000 - present)

American Medical Association (1996 - present)

Pediatric Rheumatology Subsection, American College of Rheumatology (1994 - present)

Section on Pediatric Rheumatology, American Academy of Pediatrics (1994 - present)

Washington DC Rheumatism Society (1991 – 1994, 2003 - present)

American College of Rheumatology (1990 - present)

American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology Section (1990 - present)

PROTOCOL INVESTIGATIONS

Principal Investigator, Studies in the Natural History and Pathogenesis of the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies of Childhood, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (NIEHS 94-E-0165) (1994 – 2001 as NIAMS protocol, 2001 – present as NIEHS protocol)

Co-Investigator, "Rituximab in the Treatment of Refractory Adult and Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Adult Polymyositis" (NIEHS 07-E-0012) (2006 – present)

Co-Investigator, "Studies in the Natural History and Pathogenesis of Adult Myositis" (NIAMS 91-AR-0196), (2005 – present)

Co-Investigator, "Pathogenic Studies in Families with Twins or Siblings Discordant for Systemic Rheumatic Disorders" (NIEHS 03-E-0099) (2003 – present)

Co-Investigator, "Studies on Tissues from Patients with Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone/McCune Albright Syndrome and Other Disorders of Calcified Tissues" (NIDR 97-D-0055) (2002 – 2008)

Co-Investigator, "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Infliximab in Patients with Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis" (NIAMS 02-AR-0156) (2002 – 2008)

Co-Investigator, "Studies in the Natural History and Pathogenesis of Autoimmune/Connective Tissue Diseases" (FDA RIHSC CBER #121; NIEHS 05-E-N200) (1994 – present); Protocol includes Principal Investigator, Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study, a registry of over 400 juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy patients with clinical information, cell and serum bank, limited biopsy specimens.

GRANT SUPPORT

2005 - present American College of Rheumatology, Development of Outcome Measures for Myositis ($15,000 to support database development and management)

2006 - 2009 Inter-agency agreement, NIAMS, Rituximab Therapy in Refractory Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (NIEHS as enrollment site, $515,586)

2004 – 2007 Supervisor for Research Fellowship of Dr. Gulnara Mamyrova, Cure JM Foundation (salary support for 3 years; no funds being received by me or NIEHS)

2002 – 2004 Supervisor for Research Fellowship of Dr. Gulnara Mamyrova, The Myositis Association (salary support for 2 years; no funds being received by me or NIEHS)

2001, 2002 Co-Principal Investigator, NIH Office of Rare Diseases and NINDS funding for 2 workshops on Outcome Assessment and Clinical Trial Design in the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies ($25,000 each year).

2001 – 2002 Co-Investigator, NIAMS R21 grant to Dr. Ann Reed, "Finalization of Outcomes and Design Issues for Myositis Trials" ($83,000; no funds being received by me or NIEHS)

1985-86 Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's Medical Student Research Fellowship in Pharmacology -Clinical Pharmacology

COMMITTEES AND SCIENTIFIC LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

James T. Cassidy Award Selection Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009 – 2011)

Member and lead investigator of pediatric studies, International Myositis Genetics Consortium (MyoGen) (2006 – present)

Vaccine and Related Biologic Products Advisory Committee, Safety and Efficacy of HPV Bivalent (Types 16 and 18 Vaccine for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer, Sept 9, 2009, Gaithersburg, MD

The Myositis Association: Medical Advisory Board Member (1996 - 2009); Vice Chair of Medical Advisory Board (2005 –2007), Chair, Nominating Committee (2001 –2006), Research Committee (2006 - 2008), Chair, Research

Committee (2008-09); Registry Committee (2009 – present)

Steering Committee, ACR-EULAR International Myositis Classification Criteria Project for the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (2004 – present)

NIEHS representative, NIH Clinical Research Center Pediatric Partners Care Team (2003 – present)

NIEHS representative to NIH Pediatric Care Committee (2002 – present); Subcommittee on Normal Childhood Laboratory Values (2003- 2008); Subcommittee on Infection Control Policies at Children's Inn (2004 – 2005)

NIEHS Code Red Team member for NIH Clinical Center; Designated evacuation safety leader for EAG, organizing annual safety and evacuation training (2003 – present)

Steering Committee, Trial of Rituximab in Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (2002 – present)

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), Member: Juvenile Dermatomyositis Scientific Group, Translational Research Working Group (2002 – present); Disease registry working group (2008- present);

Chair, Juvenile Dermatomyositis Data Repository Working Group (2009- present)

Member and NIH Representative, Advisory Council, Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (2001 – present)

Member, NIH Translational Research Interest Group (2009 – present), Pediatric Consortium (2001 – present), NIH Muscle NIH Muscle Interest Group (2001 – present)

Resource Committee, NIH Clinical Center Barriers to Clinical Research Working Group (2008)

Pediatric Rheumatology Study Section Chair, American College of Rheumatology (2006 – 2009)

Communications Committee, Clinical Immunology Society (2006 – 2009)

Editorial Board, Table of Biologic Therapies, Clinical Immunology Society (2008 – 2009)

Executive Council, Pediatric Subsection, American College of Rheumatology (2003 – 2007); Vice Chair (2006 – 2008)

Consultant, NIH Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease (2004 – 2007)

Special Government Employee Consultant to FDA, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Bethesda, MD (2003 –2005): consultant on INDs for biologic therapies in children with pediatric rheumatic diseases

Children's Longitudinal Environmental Health Study (National Children's Study), Immunity, Infections and Vaccines Working Group (2002 – 2005)

Member, Search Committee for NIEHS Staff Clinician (2001 – 2002; 2009-2010)

Co-Chair and Co-Founder, International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies (IMACS) Collaborative Study Group (2000 - present). Organizer of 3 international IMACS Workshops (2001-2003) and annual meetings. Developed IMACS internet site to make publicly available IMACS outcome measures, training modules and a database repository of myositis clinical trials.

Abstract Selection Committee, Pediatric Rheumatology (1998), Myositis/Myopathies (2002, 2004), American College of Rheumatology

Pediatric Clinical Trial Guidance Document (1999)

FDA Representative, Advisory Council, Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (1998- 2000)

CBER Rheumatology Focus Group, Food and Drug Administration (1996 - 2001)

Meeting Organizer and Co-Chair, FDA Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Workshop, Bethesda, MD (July 23, 1996)

Rheumatology Working Group, Food and Drug Administration (1995 - 2001)

Pediatric Use Working Group, Food and Drug Administration (1995 – 1998)

Advisor, the National Dermatomyositis Support Group, 1994-1996

Juvenile Dermatomyositis American College of Rheumatology Working Group (founding chair) (1993 - present)

EDITORIAL AND REVIEW BOARD ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board, The Open Rheumatology Journal (2007 - present)

Co-Editor, Myositis and You: A Complete Family Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Other Inflammatory Myopathies, The Myositis Association, Washington, 2007.

Ad hoc reviewer: Arthritis and Rheumatism, Lancet, Arthritis Care and Research, Rheumatology, Arthritis Research and Therapy, Muscle and Nerve, Journal of Neuroimmunology, Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, Journal of Rheumatology, Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, Journal of Pediatric Rheumatology, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Scandanavian Journal of Rheumatology, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Clinical Rheumatology,

Archives of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology, Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, Neuromuscular Disorders

Grant reviews

American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Fund (2008)

Prinses Beatrix Fonds (2008)

The Myositis Association (2002 – 2008), Research Review Committee (2006- 2008); Chair, Research Review

committee 2008-09

NIAMS RO1 applications (2004)

NIAMS PO1 Program Project Grant Applications (2002)

Univ Pittsburgh NIAMS Multipurpose Arthritis Center Development and Feasibility grants (2000)

Data Safety Monitoring Board, Ingested Interferon Alpha: Prolongation of Permanence of the "Honeymoon" Phase in

Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus (01-DK-0249) (2002 – 2006)

Consulting reviewer, NIAMS/NIDDK/NIEHS Institutional Review Board (2001 - present)

Advisory Committee, NIH/Hospital for Joint Diseases Registry for Neonatal Lupus (1994 - present)

PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Refereed Journals:

  1. Abramson, S., H. Korchak, R. Ludewig, H. Edelson, K. Haines, R.I. Levin, L. Rider, and G. Weissmann. Modes of action of aspirin-like drugs. Advances in Inflammation Research 1985; 10: 31-35.
  2. Abramson, S., H. Korchak, R. Ludewig, H. Edelson, K. Haines, R.I. Levin, R. Herman, L. Rider, S. Kimmel and G. Weissmann. Modes of action of aspirin-like drugs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 1985; 82: 7227-7231.
  3. Rider, L.G. and J.E. Niedel. Diacylglycerol accumulation and superoxide anion production in stimulated human neutrophils. J. Biol. Chem. 1986; 262:5603-5608.
  4. Rider, L.G., R.W. Dougherty, and J.E. Niedel. Phorbol diesters and d-octanoylglycerol stimulate accumulation of both diacylycerols and alkylacylglycerols in human neutrophils. J. Immunol. 1988; 140:200-207.
  5. Rider, L.G., D.D. Sherry, and S.T. Glass. Neonatal lupus erythematosus simulating transient myasthenia gravis at presentation. J. Pediatr. 1991; 118:417-419.
  6. Rider, L.G., W.R. Clarke, and J. Rutledge. Clinicopathologic conference: Pulmonary hypertension in a seventeen-year-old boy. J. Pediatr. 1992; 120:149-159.
  7. Rider, L.G., Buyon, J.P., Rutledge, J., and D.D. Sherry. Treatment of neonatal lupus: Case report and review of the literature. J. Rheumatol. 1993; 20:1208-1211.
  8. Rider, L.G., M.H. Wener, J. French, D.D. Sherry and P.M. Mendelman. Autoantibody production in Kawasaki syndrome. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1993; 11:445-449.
  9. Rider, L.G., N. Raben, L. Miller, and C.L. Jelsema. The cDNAs for two forms of the lyn tyrosine kinase are expressed in rat mast cells and human myeloid cells. Gene. 1994; 138: 219-222.
  10. Rider, L.G., F.W. Miller, I.N. Targoff, D.D. Sherry, E. Samayoa, M. Lindahl, M.H. Wener, L.M. Pachman, and P.H. Plotz. Myositis-specific autoantibodies in children: A broadened spectrum of juvenile myositis. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1994; 37:1534-1538.
  11. Rider, L.G., P. Thapa, M. DelBecarro, and P.M. Mendelman. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in children with seizures. Pediatr. Emerg. Care. 1995; 11:226-229.
  12. Rider, L.G.*, N. Hirasawa*, F. Santini, and M.A. Beaven. Activation of Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase cascade is suppressed by low concentrations of dexamethasone in mast cells. J. Immunol. 1996; 157:2374-2380. *These authors contributed equally.
  13. Rider, L.G., B.M. Feldman, M.D. Perez, R.M. Rennebohm, C.B. Lindsley, L.S. Zemel, C.A. Wallace, S.H. Ballinger, S.L. Bowyer, A.M. Reed, M.H. Passo, I.M. Katona, F.W. Miller, and P.A. Lachenbruch, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Development of Validated Disease Activity and Disease Damage Indices for the Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: I. Physician and Parent/Patient Global Assessments. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1997; 40: 1976-1983.
  14. Rider, L.G., R.C. Gurley, J.P. Pandey, I. Garcia-de la Torre, A.E. Kalovidouris, T.P. O'Hanlon, L.A. Love, R.C.M. Hennekam, L.L. Baumbach, H.E. Neville, C.A. Garcia, J. Klingman, M. Gibbs, M.H. Weisman, I.N. Targoff, F.W. Miller. Clinical, serologic and immunogenetic features of familial idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1998; 41:710-719.
  15. Buyon, J.P., R. Hiebert, J. Copel, J. Craft, D. Friedman, M. Katholi, L.A. Lee, T.T. Provost, M. Reichlin, L. Rider, A. Rupel, S. Saleeb, W.L. Weston, M.L. Skovron. Autoimmune-associated congenital heart block: Demographics, mortality, morbidity and recurrence rates obtained from a national neonatal lupus registry. J. Amer. College Cardiology. 1998; 31:1658-1666.
  16. Summers, R.M., A.M. Brune, P.L. Choyke, C.K. Chow, N.J. Patronas, F.W. Miller, P.H. White, J.D. Malley, L.G. Rider. Juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: Exercise-induced changes in muscle at short inversion time inversion-recovery MR imaging. Radiology. 1998; 209:191-196.
  17. Rider, L.G., E. Shamim, S. Okada, J.P. Pandey, I.N. Targoff, T.P. O'Hanlon, H.A. Kim, Y.S. Lim, H. Han, Y.W. Song, F.W. Miller. Genetic risk and protective factors for idiopathic inflammatory myopathy in Koreans and American Whites: A tale of two loci. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1999; 42:1285-1290.
  18. Lovell D.J., CB. Lindsley, RM. Rennebohm, SH. Ballinger, SL. Bowyer, EH Giannini, JE Hicks, JE Levinson, R. Mier, LM Pachman, MH Passo, MD Perez, AM Reed, KN Schickler, M. Smith, LS Zemel, LG Rider, in cooperation with the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Development of validated disease activity and disease damage indices for the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: II. The Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale: A quantitative tool for the evaluation of muscle function. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1999; 42:2213-2219.
  19. Laskin, B.L, P. Choyke, G. Keenan, F.W. Miller, L.G. Rider. Novel gastrointestinal abnormalities in juvenile dermatomyositis. J Pediatrics. 1999; 135:371-374.
  20. Rider, L.G.*, C. Artlett*, C.B. Foster, A. Ahmed, T. Neeman, S. J. Channock, S. Jiminez, F.W. Miller, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) VNTR polymorphisms are a possible risk factor for juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Clin Exper. Immunol. 2000; 121:47-52. *These authors contributed equally.
  21. Kimball, A.B., R.M. Summers, M. Turner, E. Dugan, J. Hicks, F.W. Miller, and L.G. Rider. Magnetic resonance imaging detects occult skin and subcutaneous abnormalities in juvenile dermatomyositis: Implications for diagnosis and therapy. Arthritis Rheumatism. 2000; 43:1866-1873.
  22. Wise RP, ME Salive, MM Braun, G Terracciano Mootrey, JF Seward, L.G. Rider, PR Krause. Post-licensure safety surveillance for varicella vaccine. JAMA. 2000; 284:1271-1279.
  23. Artlett C.M., R. Ramos, S.A. Jimenez, K. Patterson, F.W. Miller, and L.G. Rider, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Chimeric cells of maternal origin in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Lancet. 2000; 356:2155-2156.
  24. Poitras JM, G.J. Dennis, and L.G. Rider. Juvenile dermatomyositis presenting with anasarca. J Pediatr. 2000; 138: 942-945.
  25. Huber A, J.E. Hicks, P.A. Lachenbruch, M.D. Perez, L.S. Zemel, R.M. Rennebohm, C.A. Wallace, C.B. Lindsley, M.H. Passo, S.H. Ballinger, S.L. Bowyer, A.M., P.H. White, I.M. Katona, F.W. Miller, L.G. Rider*, and B.M. Feldman*. Development of validated disease activity and damage indices for the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. III. The Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ). J Rheumatology. 2001; 28:1106-1111. *These authors contributed equally.
  26. Artlett CM, FW Miller, LG Rider, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Persistent maternally derived peripheral microchimerism is associated with the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheumatology. 2001; 40:1279-1284.
  27. Hicks JE, B. Drinkard, R. Summers, and L.G. Rider. Decreased aerobic exercise capacity in children with juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum (Arthritis Care Research) 2002; 47: 118-123.
  28. Shamim EA, LG Rider, JP Pandey, TP O'Hanlon, LJ Jara, E Samayoa, R Burgos-Vargas, J Vazquez-Mellado, J Alcocer-Varela, M Salazar-Paramo, AG Garcia Kutzbach, JD Malley, IN Targoff, I Garcia de la Torre, and FW Miller. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy phenotypes and genotypes differ in Mesoamerican Mestizos and North American Caucasians suggesting ethnogeographic influences in the genetics and clinical expression of myositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2002; 46: 1885 - 1893.
  29. Rider LG*, AS Schiffenbauer*, M Zito, KL Lim, A Ahmed, LS Zemel, RM Rennebohm, MH Passo, RM Summers, JE Hicks, PA Lachenbruch, MP Heyes, FW Miller, in cooperation with the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Neopterin and quinolinic acid are surrogate measures of disease activity in the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Clin. Chem. 2002; 48: 1681 – 1688. *These authors contributed equally.
  30. CM Artlett, HB Sawaya, KE Russo-Stieglitz, TP O'Hanlon, AM Lopez, YW Song, FW Miller, and LG Rider for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. HLA-DQA1 risk and protective factors for microchimerism vary in different autoimmune diseases and healthy individuals. Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48: 2567-2572.
  31. Isenberg DA, Allen E, Farewell V, Ehrenstein M Hanna M G, Lundberg I E, Oddis C, Pilkington C, Plotz P, Scott D, Venkovsky J, Rider L, Miller F., for the International Myositis and Clinical Studies Group (IMACS). International consensus outcome measures for patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: Development and initial validation of myositis activity and damage indices in patients with adult onset disease. Rheumatology, 2004; 43: 49 - 54.
  32. BE Drinkard, J Hicks, J Danoff, LG Rider. Fitness as a determination of the oxygen uptake/work rate slope in healthy children and children with inflammatory myopathy. 2003; Can J Appl. Physiol. 28: 888 - 897.
  33. Okada, S, Weatherhead, E, Targoff, IN, Wesley, R, Miller, FW; International Myositis Collaborative Study Group. Global surface ultraviolet radiation intensity may modulate the clinical immunologic expression of autoimmune muscle disease. Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48:2285 - 2293.
  34. RM Rennebohm, K Jones, AM Huber, SH Ballinger, BM Feldman, J Hicks, IM Katona, CB Lindsley, FW Miller, MH Passo, MD Perez, AM Reed, CA Wallace, PH White, LS Zemel, PA Lachenbruch, JR Hayes, and LG Rider, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Normal scores for nine maneuvers of the Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale (CMAS). Arthritis Rheum (Arthritis Care Res); 2004; 51: 365-370.
  35. AM Huber, BM Feldman, RM Rennebohm, JE Hicks, CB Lindsley, MD Perez, LS Zemel, CA Wallace, SH Ballinger, MH Passo, AM Reed, RM Summers, PH White, IM Katona, FW Miller, PA Lachenbruch, and LG Rider, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Validation and clinical significance of the Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale (CMAS) for assessment of muscle function in the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis Rheum; 2004; 50: 1595-1603.
  36. Siegel K, Hicks JE, Koziol DE, Gerber LH, Rider LG. Walking ability and its relationship to lower extremity muscle strength in children with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arch Phys Med Rehab; 2004;85: 767-71.
  37. Rider LG, Giannini EH, Brunner HI, Ruperto N, James-Newton L, Reed AM, Lachenbruch PA, Miller FW, for the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group. International consensus outcome measures for patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: Preliminary Definitions of Improvement for Adult and Juvenile Myositis. Arthritis Rheum; 2004;50: 2281-90.
  38. Chung YL, Rider LG, Bell JD, Summers RM, Zemel LS, Rennebohm RM, Passo MH, Hicks J, Miller FW, and Scott DL, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Muscle metabolites, detected in urine by proton spectroscopy, correlate with disease damage in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research). 2005; 53: 565 - 570.
  39. Oddis CV*, Rider LG*, Reed AM, Ruperto N, Brunner HI, Koneru B, Feldman BM, Giannini EH, Miller FW, for the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group (IMACS). International Consensus Guidelines for Trials of Therapies in the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2005; 52: 2607 – 2715. *These authors contributed equally.
  40. Mamyrova G, Rider LG, Haagenson L, Wong S, Brown KE. Parvovirus B19 and onset of juvenile dermatomyositis. JAMA; 2005. 294: 2170-2171.
  41. O'Hanlon TP, Mercatante Carrick D, Arnett FC, Reveille JD, Carrington M, Gao X, Oddis CV, Morel PA, Malley JD, Malley K, Dreyfuss J, Shamim EA, Rider LG, Chanock SJ, Foster CB, Bunch T, Plotz PH, Love LA and Miller FW. Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: Distinct HLA-A, -B, -Cw, -DRB1 and -DQA1 allelic profiles and motifs define clinicopathologic groups in Caucasians. 2005. Medicine. 2005; 84: 338 –349.
  42. Nagaraju, K, Rider LG, Fan C, Cutting S, Thapliyal R, Mitsak M, Rawat R, Raben N, Patterson K, Grundtman C, Miller FW, Plotz PH, Hoffman E, and Lundberg IE. Endothelial cell activation and neovascularization are prominent in dermatomyositis. 2006. Journal of Autoimmune Diseases. 2006: 3:2
  43. TP O'Hanlon, D Mercatante Carrick, IN Targoff, FC Arnett, JD Reveille, M Carrington, X Gao, CV Oddis, PA. Morel, JD Malley, K Malley, EA Shamim, LG Rider , SJ Chanock, CB Foster, T Bunch, PJ Blackshear, PH Plotz, LA. Love, and FW Miller. HLA-A, -B, -Cw, -DRB1 and -DQA1 Allelic Profiles for the Idiopathic Inflammatory
  44. Myopathies: Distinct immunogenetic risk and protective factors distinguish European American patients with different myositis autoantibodies. Medicine. 2006; 85: 111- 127.
  45. S Pavletic, P Martin, SJ Lee, S Mitchell, D Jacobsohn, EW Cowen, ML Turner, G Akpek, A Gilman, G McDonald, M Schubert, A Berger, P Bross, JW Chien, D Couriel, JP Dunn, J Fall-Dickson, A Farrell, M ED Flowers, H Greinix, S Hirschfeld, L Gerber, S Kim, R Knobler, PA Lachenbruch, FW Miller, B Mittleman, E Papadopoulos, SK Parsons, D Przepiorka, M Robinson, M Ward, B Reeve, LG Rider, H Shulman, KR Schultz, D Weisdorf, G Vogelsang. Measuring therapeutic response in Chronic Graft versus Host Disease: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease: IV. Response Criteria Working Group Report. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2006; 12: 252-266.
  46. Jain M, Smith M, Cintas H, Koziol D, Wesley R, Harris-Love M, Lovell D, Rider LG, Hicks, J. Intra-rater and interrater reliability of the 10-point manual muscle test of strength in children with juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 2006; 26: 5 – 18.
  47. Targoff IN, Mamyrova G, Trieu EP, Perurena O, Koneru B, O'Hanlon TP, Miller FW*, Rider LG*, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity and International Myositis Collaborative Study Groups. A Novel Autoantibody to a 155 kd Protein is Associated with Dermatomyositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54: 3682- 3689. *These authors contributed equally.
  48. O'Hanlon TP, Rider LG, Mamyrova G, Targoff IN, Arnett FC, Reveille JD, Carrington M, Gao X, Oddis CV, Morel PA, Malley JD, Malley K, Shamim EA, Chanock SJ, Foster CB, Bunch T, Reed AM, Love LA, Miller FW. HLA polymorphisms in African Americans with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: Allelic profiles distinguish patients with different clinical phenotypes and myositis autoantibodies. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54: 3670 - 3681.
  49. Mamyrova G, O'Hanlon TP, Monroe JB, Mercatante Carrick D, Malley JD, Adams S, Reed AM, Shamim EA, James-Newton L, Miller FW, Rider LG, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Immunogenetic risk and protective factors for juvenile dermatomyositis in Caucasians. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54: 3979 – 3987.
  50. Mamyrova G, Kleiner DE, James-Newton L, Shaham B, Miller FW, Rider LG. Late-Onset Gastrointestinal Pain in Juvenile Dermatomyositis as a Manifestation of Ischemic Ulceration from Chronic Endarteropathy. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research). 2007; 57: 881 - 884.
  51. Vegosen LJ, Weinberg CR, O'Hanlon TP, Targoff IN, Miller FW, Rider LG. Seasonal Patterns in Myositis Subgroups Suggest an Etiologic Role of Early Environmental Exposures. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2007; 56: 2719 - 2728.
  52. Huber AM, Dugan EM, Lachenbruch PA, Feldman BM, Perez MD, Zemel LS, Lindsley CB, Rennebohm RM, Wallace CA, Passo MH, Reed AM, Bowyer SL, Ballinger SH, Miller FW, Rider LG. The Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT): Development and reliability in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Rheumatology. 2007; 46 (10): 1606- 1611.
  53. Huber AH, Dugan EM, Lachenbruch PA, Feldman BM, Perez MD, Zemel LS, Lindsley CB, Rennebohm RM, Wallace CA, Passo MH, Reed AM, Bowyer SL, Ballinger SH, Miller FW, Rider LG, in cooperation with the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group Preliminary validation and clinical meaning of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT) in juvenile dermatomyositis. 2008. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research). 59: 214 – 221.
  54. Huber AH, Lachenbruch PA, Dugan EM, Miller FW, Rider LG, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Alternative Scoring of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT) in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Results Using Abbreviated Formats. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research). 2008; 59: 352-256.
  55. Bingham A, Mamyrova G, Rother KI, Oral E, Cochran E, Premkumar A, Kleiner D, James-Newton L, Targoff IN, Pandey JP, Mercatante Carrick D, Sebring N, O'Hanlon TP, Ruiz Hidalgo M, Turner M, Gordon LB, Laborda J, Bauer SR, Blackshear PJ, Imundo L, Miller FW, Rider LG, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Predictors of Acquired Lipodystrophy in Juvenile-Onset Dermatomyositis and a Gradient of Severity. Medicine.2008; 87: 70- 86.
  56. O'Hanlon TP, Rider LG, Schiffenbauer A, Targoff IN, Malley JK, Pandey JP, Miller FW. Immunoglobulin Gene Polymorphisms are Susceptibility Factors in Clinical and Autoantibody Subgroups of the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies. 2008. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 58: 3239 – 3246.
  57. Mamyrova G., O'Hanlon TP, Sillers L, Malley K, James-Newton L, Parks CG, Cooper GS, Pandey JP, Miller FW, Rider LG, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms as Risk and Severity Factors for Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2008; 58: 3941 - 3950.
  58. Harris-Love MO, Shrader JA, Koziol D, Pahlajani N, Jain M, Smith M, Cintas HL, McGarvey CL, James-Newton L, Pokrovnichka A, Moini R, Cabalar I, Lovell DJ,Wesley R, Plotz PH, Miller FW, Hicks JE, Rider LG. Distribution and Severity of Weakness Among Patients with Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis and Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Rheumatology. 2009; 48: 134 - 139.
  59. Lachenbruch PA, Miller FW, Rider LG. On Determining the Effects of Therapy on Disease Damage in Nonrandomized Studies with Multiple Treatments: A study of Juvenile Myositis." Comm. In Statist. - Theory and Methods. 2009, 38: 3268-3281.
  60. Coyle K, Rother KI, Weise M, Ahmed A, Miller FW, Rider LG. Metabolic Abnormalities Associated with Juvenile Myositis. Journal of Pediatrics. 2009. 155(6):882-7.
  61. Rider LG, Lachenbruch PA, Monroe JB, Ravelli A, Cabalar I, Feldman BM, Villalba ML, Myones BL, Pachman LM, Rennebohm RM, Reed AM, Miller FW, for the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group (IMACS). Damage Extent and Predictors in Adult and Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis Using the Myositis Damage Index. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 2009;60(11):3425-3435.
  62. Eidelman N, Boyde A, Bushby AJ, Howell PG, Sun J, Miller FW, Robey PG, Rider LG. Microstructure and mineral composition of dystrophic calcification associated with the inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 2009 Oct 26;11(5):R159
  63. Javierre BM, Fernandez AF, Richter J, Al-Shahrour F, Martin-Subero JI, Rodriguez-Ubreva J, Berdasco M, Fraga MF, O'Hanlon TP, Rider LG, Jacinto FV, Lopez-Longo FJ, Dopazo J, Forn M, Peinado MA, Carreño L, Sawalha AH, Harley JB, Siebert R, Esteller M, Miller FW and Ballestar E. Changes in the pattern of DNA methylation associate with twin discordance in systemic lupus erythematosus. Genome Research. 2010 Feb;20(2):170-9.
  64. Huber AM, Giannini E, Bowyer SL, Kim S, Lang B, Lindsley C, Pachman LM, Pilkington C, Reed AM, Rennebohm R, Rider LG, Wallace CW, Feldman BM. Consensus Protocols for the Treatment of Moderately-Severe Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Results of a Children's Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Consensus Conference. 2009. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research), 2010
  65. Rider LG, Koziol D, Giannini EH, Jain MS, Smith MR, Whitney-Mahoney K, Feldman BM, Wright SJ, Lindsley CB, Pachman LM, Villalba ML, Lovell DJ, Bowyer SL, Plotz PH, Miller FW, Hicks JE. . Validation of Manual Muscle Testing and a Subset of Eight Muscles (MMT8) in Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies. 2010. Arthritis Care and Research, 2010, 62 (2): 219-225.

Published Chapters or Review Articles:

  1. Rider, L.G. and F.W. Miller. New perspectives on the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies of childhood. Curr. Opin. Rheum. 1994; 6:575-582.
  2. Rider, L.G. and F.W. Miller. Laboratory evaluation of the inflammatory myopathies. Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol.1995; 2:1-9 (peer reviewed).
  3. Plotz, P.H., Rider, L.G., Targoff, I.N., Raben, N., O'Hanlon, T.P., and F.W. Miller. Myositis: Immunologic contributions to understanding causes, pathogenesis and therapy. Ann. Intern. Med. 1995; 122: 714-724 (peer reviewed).
  4. Rider, L.G. Assessment of disease activity and its sequelae in children and adults with myositis. Current Opin Rheumatology. 1996; 8:495-506.
  5. Rider, L.G. and F.W. Miller. Classification and treatment of juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheum. Dis. Clin. N. Amer. 1997; 23:619-655.
  6. Rider, L.G. and I.N. Targoff. Single organ systems and autoimmunity: Muscle Diseases. Textbook of Autoimmune Diseases, ed. R.G. Lahita, N. Chiorazzi, W.H. Reeves. Lipincott- Raven, Philadelphia, PA. 2000; pg 429 – 474.
  7. Rider, L.G. and F.W. Miller. Idiopathic inflammatory muscle disease: Clinical aspects. Bailliere's Best Practice and Research: Clin. Rheumatol. 2000; 14:37 - 54.
  8. Shamim E, L.G. Rider, and F.W. Miller. Genetic risk factors for the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Current Opinion Rheumatol. 2000; 12:482-91.
  9. Miller FW*, LG Rider*, YL Chung, R Cooper, K Danko, V Farewell, I Lundberg, C Morrison, L Oakley, I Oakley, C Pilkington, J Vencovsky, K Vincent, DL Scott, DA Isenberg, for the International Myositis Outcome Assessment Collaborative Study Group. Proposed preliminary core set measures for disease outcome assessment in adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheumatology. 2001; 40: 1262-1273. *These authors contributed equally.
  10. Barron KS, C Wallace, A Woolfrey, RM Laxer, M Horwitz, J Siegel, L Filipovich, N Wulffraat, M Passo, and LG Rider. Report on the National Institutes of Health workshop on autologous stem cell transplantation for pediatric rheumatic diseases. J Rheumatol. 2001; 28:2337-58.
  11. Rider, L.G. Outcome assessment in the adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheum. Disease Clin. N. Amer. 2002; 28: 935 – 977.
  12. Rider, L.G. Juvenile dermatomyositis (chapter 12.10). Rudolph's Pediatrics, 21st edition. CD Rudolph, AM Rudolph, eds. McGraw-Hill, NY. 2003; 853 – 856.
  13. Rider LG, EH Giannini, M Harris-Love, G Joe, D Isenberg, C Pilkington, PA Lachenbruch, FW Miller, for the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies (IMACS) Group. Workshop report: Defining clinical improvement in adult and juvenile myositis. J Rheumatol. 2003; 30: 603-617.
  14. Rider, LG. Calcinosis in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Pathogenesis and Current Therapies. Pediatr Rheum On Line Jour 2003 1;2: http://www.pedrheumonlinejournal.org/April/calinosis.html. (peer reviewed)
  15. N Ruperto, A Ravelli, KJ Murray, DJ Lovell, B Andersson-Gare, BM Feldman, S Garay, W Kuis, C Machado, L Pachman, AM Prieur, LG Rider, E Silverman, E Tsitsami, P Woo, EH Giannini, A Martini, for the PRINTO and the PRCSG. Workshop report: International consensus for disease activity and disease damage core sets of outcome measures for juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and juvenile dermatomyositis. Rheumatology, 2003;42: 1-8. (peer reviewed)
  16. Rider LG, Pachman LM, Miller FW, Bollar H. Introduction. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007. The Myositis Association, Washington DC. Page 1 -8.
  17. Rider LG and FW Miller. What is Juvenile Myositis? Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007. The Myositis Association, Washington DC. Pages 9 - 22.
  18. Rider LG, Pilkington C, Malleson P. Possible Medicines During the Course. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007, The Myositis Association, Washington DC. Pages 153 - 172
  19. Rider LG, Pilkington C, Ruperto N, Isenberg, D. Charting Your Child's Progress. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007, The Myositis Association, Washington DC. Pages 127- 138.
  20. Rider LG and Pachman LM. Calcinosis. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007, The Myositis Association, Washington DC. Pages 231 - 240.
  21. Rennebohm R, Feldman B, Huber A, Spencer C, Sundel R, and Rider LG. The clinical course and outcome of juvenile myositis. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007, The Myositis Association, Washington DC. pages 341 - 350.
  22. Lachenbruch PA, Miller FW, Rider LG. Developing international consensus on measures of improvement for myositis. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 2007, 1: 51 - 64. (peer reviewed)
  23. Rider LG. The heterogeneity of juvenile myositis. Autoimmunity Reviews. 2007; 6: 241-247.
  24. Mellins ED and Rider LG. Clinical research networks: a step towards evidence-based practice in pediatric rheumatology (editorial). Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology. 2007; 3: 59.
  25. Rider LG and Miller FW. Pathology and pathogenesis of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. Ed Klippel JH, Stone JH, Crofford LJ, White PH. Springer. 2007. Pg 368 - 374.
  26. Yao L and Rider LG. Chapter 54: Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System, 1st Edition. TL Pope, HL Bloem, J Beltran, WB Morrison, DJ Wilson, editors. Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA. 2008. Pages 1171 – 1179.
  27. Feldman BM, Rider LG, Reed AM, Pachman LM. Juvenile dermatomyositis and other idiopathic inflammatory myopathies of childhood. Lancet. 2008; 371: 2201 – 2212. (peer reviewed)
  28. Rider LG, Leschek EW. Does early growth hormone therapy prevent glucocorticoid-associated growth retardation in children with JIA? Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology. 2008; 4: 394-5. (peer reviewed)
  29. Dugan EM, Huber AM, Miller FW, and Rider LG. Photoessay of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Dermatology Online Journal. 2009. 15 (2):1. http://dermatology-s10.cdlib.org/1502/reviews/photoessay/riderphotos.html
  30. Dugan EM, Huber AM, Miller FW, and Rider LG. Review of the cutananeous manifestations of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Dermatology Online Journal. 2009. 15 (2): 2. http://dermatology-s10.cdlib.org/1502/reviews/photoessay/rideressay.html (peer reviewed)
  31. Rider LG. Outcomes and Assessment for Inflammatory Muscle Disease. Ed. Lawrence Kagen. The Inflammatory Myopathies. Humana Press, Springer, Dordrecht. 2009. Pages 253-276.
  32. Reed AM, Pilkington CA, Feldman BM, Pachman LM, Rider LG. Juvenile Dermatomyositis. In: A Clinician's Pearls & Myths in Rheumatology. Ed. Stone JH. First edition. Springer (Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York). 2009. Pages 201-210.
  33. Wedderburn LR, Rider LG. Juvenile Dermatomyositis: New Developments in Pathogenesis, Assessment and Treatment. Best Practice and Research Clinical Rheumatology. 2009, 23: 655-678.
  34. Rider LG. Juvenile dermatomyositis (chapter 232). Rudolph's Pediatrics. Rudolph's Pediatrics, 22nd edition. AM Rudolph, C Rudolph, L First, G Lister, AA Gershon, eds. McGraw-Hill, NY. 2010. In press.
  35. Rider LG, Lindsley C, Cassidy J. Juvenile dermatomyositis. In Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, Ed Cassidy J, Petty R, Lindsley C, Laxer R. Elsevier. 2010. In press.

Books:

Rider LG, Pachman LM, Miller FW and Bollar H, editors. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers. 2007. The Myositis Association. Washington DC.

Letters and Photographs:

  1. Rider LG, PM Mendelman, J French, and DD Sherry. Group A streptococcal infection and Kawasaki syndrome. Lancet 1991; 337:1100-1101.
  2. Miller, FW, Rider LG, Plotz PH, Isenberg DA, Oddis CV. Diagnostic criteria for polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Lancet 2003; 362:1762-1763.
  3. Miller FW, Rider LG, Plotz PH, Rutkove SB, Pestronk A, Wortmann RL, Lundberg IE, Argov Z, Isenberg DA, Lacomis D, Oddis CV. Polymyositis: An overdiagnosed entity. Neurology. 2004; 63:402.
  4. Huber AM, Miller FW, Rider LG. Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale and muscle strength testing in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis: comment on the article by Huber et al – Reply. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2005; 52: 368-369.
  5. Rider LG, Miller FW, Lachenbruch PA, Isenberg D. Applicabitility of the Paediatric Rheumatology International Organisation disease activity core set for juvenile dermatomyositis: comment on the article by Ruperto et. al. 2008. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research). 2008; 59: 1197-1198.
  6. Rider LG, Atkinson JC. Gingival and periungual vasculopathy of juvenile dermatomyositis. New England Journal of Medicine. Images in Clinical Medicine. 2009. 360 (15): e21.

Selected Published Abstracts (75 total):

  1. Rider LG, CA Wallace, DD Sherry, and FW Miller. Autoimmune diseases in family members of children with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1994; 37(suppl): S403.
  2. Rider LG, IN Targoff, RL Leff, KJ Bloch, BL Gruber, CV Oddis, DD Sherry, and FW Miller. Association of autoantibodies to the U5-ribonucleoprotein (U5-RNP) with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheumatism. 1994; 37(suppl): S242.
  3. Rider LG, IN Targoff, ES Taylor-Albert, LI Ray, R Pappu, JC Jacobs, LM Pachman, FW Miller. Anti-Jo1 autoantibodies define a clinically homogenous subset of childhood idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1995; 38 (suppl): S362.
  4. Rider LG, S Okada, DD Sherry, CA Wallace, LS Zemel, JC Jacobs, CB Lindsley, RF Rivas-Chacon, S Sheehy, SA Vogelgesang, JJ Miller, S Stein-Yandashevskaya, DA Person,JC Olson, KL Madson, IM Katona, BH Athreya, PH White, RM Rennebohm, FW Miller, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Epidemiologic features and environmental exposures associated with illness onset in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1995; 38 (suppl): S362.
  5. Rider LG, S Okada, DD Sherry, CA Wallace, LS Zemel, CB Lindsley, RM Rennebohm, RS Rivas-Chacon, S Sheehy, SA Vogelgesang, DA Person, JC Olson, JJ Miller, S Stein-Yandashevskaya, KL Madson, IM Katona, BH Athreya, PH White, JC Jacobs, FW Miller, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Presentations and disease courses of juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthr. Rheum. 1995; 38 (suppl): S362.
  6. Rider L, P Lachenbruch, R Rennebohm, C Wallace, L Zemel, C Lindsley, B Feldman, S Bowyer, M Perez, A Reed, M Passo, S Ballinger, J Levinson, D Lovell, S Vogelgesang, W James, F Miller, E Dugan, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Study Group. Identifying skin lesions in dermatomyositis: Inter-rater reliability of a new cutaneous assessment tool. Arthritis Rheum. 1995; 38 (suppl): S168.
  7. Rider L, K Prasad, B Feldman, M Perez, C Lindsley, L Zemel, R Rennebohm, S Ballinger, S Bowyer, S Okada, J Miller, A Rosenberg, A Reed, C Wallace, R Sundel, M Passo, I Katona, P White, L Pachman, P Lachenbruch, and F Miller, for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Relationships among laboratory tests and global disease activity assessments in juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 1996; 39 (suppl): S191.
  8. Rider L, B Sonies, D Sapper, B Solomon, I Katona, S George, C Lindsley, P White, and F Miller. Swallowing and oral motor abnormalities are frequent in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1996; 39 (suppl): S191.
  9. Rider L, S Okada, A Reed, E Zachariah, E Shamim, D Sherry, J Jacobs, M Perez, C Wallace, J Olson, C Lindsley, L Zemel, R Rennebohm, S Vogelgesang, D Person, J Bohnsack, K Madson, R Rivas-Chacon, R Sundel, J Yee, L Ray, I Katona, B Athreya, P White, J Pandey, and F Miller, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Immunogenetic risk factors for juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1996; 39 (suppl): S309.
  10. Rider L, J Pandey, D Sherry, C Wallace, D Person, J Olson, J Jacobs, I Targoff, and F Miller, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Polymorphisms in cytokine genes are associated with juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1996; 39 (suppl): S190.
  11. Okada S, LG Rider, K Prasad, I Garcia-De La Torre, R Burgos-Vargas, J Vazquez-Mellado, J Alcocer-Varela, L Guzman, I Pande, PO Behan, WMH Behan, I Hausmanowa-Petrusewica, S Jablonska, YW Song, LA Love, PH Plotz, IN Targoff, and FW Miller, in cooperation with the International Myositis Collaborative Study Group. Latitudinal gradients in the relative prevalence of dermatomyositis and its associated autoantibody, anti-Mi-2, in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 1996; 39 (suppl): S101.
  12. Rother KI, LG Rider, RV Considine, MI New, SI Taylor. Leptin concentrations and endocrine abnormalities in patients with lipodystrophy and lipoatrophic diabetes. Hormone Research. 1997; 48 (suppl. 2): 194 (abstract 858).
  13. Rider L, A Ahmed, L Beausang, L Zemmel, R Rennebohm, L Pachman, M Passo, R Sundel, J Miller, A Rosenberg, C Wallace, S Ballinger, S Bowyer, A Reed, P White, P Lachenbruch, F Miller for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Elevations of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL1RA), sTNFR, sIL2R, and IL-10 in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies suggest a role for monocyte/macrophage and B lymphocyte activation. Arthritis Rheum. 1998; 41(suppl.): S264.
  14. Shamim E, L Rider, M Perez, G Cawkwell, R Wise and F Miller. Demographic and clinical features of patients who develop myositis following immunization. Arthritis Rheum. 1998; 41 (suppl.):S204.
  15. Chung Y, L Rider, J Bell, L Zemel, R Rennebohm, M Passo, P White, S George, I Katona, F Miller, D Scott, for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Muscle metabolites detected in urine reflect disease activity in juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 1999; 42 (suppl.): S156.
  16. Feldman BM, LG Rider, L Dugan, FW Miller, and R Schneider, for the Juvenile Myositis Collaborative Study Group. Nailfold capillaries as indicators of disease activity in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis Rheum. 1999; 42 (suppl.): S664.
  17. Hicks J, R Wesley, D Koziol, M Smith, M Jain, H Cintas, D Lovell, B Feldman, S Bowyer, S Ballinger, C Lindsley, L Pachman, F Miller, L Rider, for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Validation of manual muscle testing in the assessment of juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2000; 43 (suppl.): S194.
  18. Hicks J, R Wesley, D Koziol, M Smith, M Jain, H Cintas, D Lovell, B Feldman, S Bowyer, S Ballinger, C Lindsley, L Pachman, F Miller, L Rider, for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Preliminary validation of abbreviated manual muscle testing in the assessment of juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2000; 43 (suppl.): S195.
  19. Targoff I, E Shamim, D Sherry, C Wallace, H Haftel, F Miller, L Rider, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity and International Myositis Collaborative Study Groups. A novel dermatomyositis-associated autoantibody directed against a 155 kd protein. Arthritis Rheum. 2000; 43 (suppl.): S175.
  20. Jain M, M Smith, J Danoff, L Rider, J Hicks. Comparison of the Pediatric Evaluation Disability Inventory (PEDI) and the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) in children with juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2000; 43 (suppl.): S180.
  21. Hicks J, R Wesley, D Koziol, B Feldman, K Whitney, E Adams, M Villalba, M Jain, C Lindsley, S Wright, L Pachman, P Plotz, E Giannini, F Miller, L Rider. Consensus and economic advantages in use of abbreviated manual muscle testing in the assessment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Arthritis Rheum. 2001; 44 (suppl.): S352.
  22. L Rider, B Sonies, B Solomon, B Feldman, M Perez, L Zemel, R Rennebohm, C Wallace, C Lindsley, S Bowyer, S Ballinger, A Reed, P White, I Katona, J Hicks, P Lachenbruch, F Miller, for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Voice abnormalities are frequent in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies and correlate with muscle strength and function. Arthritis Rheum. 2001; 44 (suppl.): S293.
  23. L Rider, M Ruiz-Hidalgo, J Laborda, S Bauer, G Cawkwell, M Knee, C Lindsley, B Athreya, H Haftel, R Rennebohm, D Sherry, P White, I Targoff, F Miller, E Arioglu, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study. Lipodystrophy in juvenile dermatomyositis is associated with calcinosis, but not with adipocyte differentiation factor dlk levels. Arthritis Rheum. 2001; 44 (suppl.): S264.
  24. Pilkington C, K Murray, D Isenberg, V Farewell, J Davidson, B Feldman, A Ravelli, R Rennebohm, C Ryder, E Allen, F Miller, L Rider. Development of disease activity and damage indices for myositis: Initial testing of four tools in juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2001; 44 (suppl.): S294.
  25. Rider L, A Schiffenbauer, M Villalba, E Adams, G Joe, M Harris-Love, L James-Newton, J Hicks, C Pilkington, D Isenberg, P Lachenbruch, F Miller, and the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Extra muscular disease activity is frequent in adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) and does not correlate with other myositis activity measures. Arthritis Rheum. 2002; 46 (suppl.): S612 - 613.
  26. C Pilkington, D Isenberg, V Farewell, J Davidson, B Feldman, A Ravelli, R Rennebohm, C Ryder, E Allen, F Miller and L Rider. Development of disease damage indices for juvenile myositis: Preliminary reliability and content validity. Arthritis Rheum. 2002; 46 (suppl.): S308.
  27. EM Dugan, FW Miller, LG Rider for the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. The Myositis Cutaneous Assessment Tool (MCAT): A new approach to the assessment of cutaneous disease activity and damage in Adult and Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2003; 62 (suppl): 31-32.
  28. L Rider, A Reed, L James-Newton, B Feldman, A Ravelli, I Cabalar, M Villalba, R Rennebohm, L Pachman, C Lindsley, E Adams, M Passo, L Zemel, C Wallace, P White, B Myones, P Plotz, D Isenberg, P Lachenbruch, F Miller, for the IMACS Group. Assessing the Extent and Severity of Damage in Adult and Juvenile Myositis (IIM) by the Myositis Damage Index (MDI). Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48 (suppl.): S307.
  29. C Oddis, F Miller, B Koneru, B Feldman, E Giannini, H Brunner, N Ruperto, A Reed, L Rider, for the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies (IMACS) Group. Development of Consensus Criteria for the Conduct of Clinical Trials in Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy (IIM). Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48 (suppl.): S308.
  30. K Nagaraju, R Thapyilal, C Neill-Marshall, C Danning, R Rawat, L Rider, F Miller and P Plotz. Increased neovascularization and dendritic cell presence in close proximity to endothelial cells in myositis biopsies. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 48 (suppl): S435.
  31. G Mamyrova, D Kleiner, A Bingham, E Cochran, L Imundo, C Lindsley, J Morris, R Rivas-Chacon, L Jung, A Baer, F Miller, E Oral, L Rider, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) is a Frequent Complication of Acquired Lipodystrophy Associated with Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 48 (suppl): S514.
  32. G Mamyrova, I Targoff, C Lindsley, C Wallace, H Haftel, E Oral, G Cawkwell, T Finkel, H Gewanter, D Goldsmith, G Higgins, O Jones, I Katona, M Knee, A Lawton, C Morishimo, C Parker, M Passo, M Perez, D Person, R Rivas- Chacon, D Sherry, I Szer, Tutimoto, L Zemel, F Miller, L Rider, for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group, NIEHS, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD. Distinguishing Clinical Features of JDM Associated with a Myositis- Associated Autoantibody (MAA) Directed Against a 155 kDa Protein. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 48 (suppl): S514.
  33. N Ruperto, P Woo, R Cuttica, E Cortis, M Alessio, O Porras, S Garay, F Sztajnbok, H Ozdogan, N Wulffraat, F Kanakoudi, A Quezada, V Gerloni, F Falcini, H Venning, G Susic, AM Prieur, V Ferriani, M Hofer, C DeCunto, L Rider, L Trail, A Pistorio, EH Giannini, A Martini, Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organization. The validated PRINTO core set and definition of improvement for juvenile myositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2004; 50 (suppl): S534.
  34. G Mamyrova, L Haagenson, S Wong, M Perez, D Sherry, L Imundo, C Wallace, FW Miller, LG Rider, KE Brown. Parvovirus B19 is not associated with the onset of juvenile Dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2004; 50 (suppl): S103.
  35. G Mamyrova, T O'Hanlon, A Reed, L James-Newton, D Sherry, C Wallace, C Lindsley, M Perez, M Henrickson, R Rivas-Chacon, G Higgins, I Katona, J Olson, FW Miller, LG Rider. HLA DRB1*0301 and DQA1*0501 are independent and synergistic genetic risk factors for juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2004; 50 (suppl): S668.
  36. L Vegosen, C Weinberg, T O'Hanlon, I Targoff, F Miller and L Rider. Seasonal subgroups in subgroups of juvenile myositis suggest a role for gestational factors in etiology. May 2005. Pediatric Academic Societies meeting. Washington, DC. (Platform presentation)
  37. L Rider, M Villalba, E Adams, G Joe, M Harris-Love, S Hill, L James-Newton, J Hicks, P Plotz, P Lachenbruch, F Miller, and the JDM Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Validity of the Myositis Disease Activity Assessment Tool (MDAAT) for Assessing Extra-muscular Disease Activity in Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (IIM). Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 52 (suppl): S315.
  38. A Huber, E Dugan, P Lachenbruch, B M Feldman, M Perez, L Zemel, C Lindsley, R Rennebohm, C Wallace, M Passo, A M Reed, S Bowyer, S Ballinger, F Miller, L Rider. Reliability of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT) in Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM). Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 52 (suppl): S 314-S315.
  39. L Vegosen, C Weinberg, T O'Hanlon, I Targoff, B Koneru, G Mamyrova, F Miller, L Rider, and the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Seasonal Birth Patterns in Subgroups of Myositis Suggest a Role for Perinatal Environmental Factors in Etiology. Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 52 (suppl): S228.
  40. G Mamyrova, D Carrick, T O'Hanlon, J Malley, A Reed, D Sherry, C Wallace, L James-Newton, L Zemel, M Perez, C Lindsley, F Miller, L Rider, and the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Relative Importance of Immunogenetic Risk and Protective Factors for the Development of Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) in European American (EA) Patients. Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 52 (suppl): S308-S309.
  41. G Mamyrova, T O'Hanlon, D Carrick, J Malley, F Miller, L Rider, and the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. DRB1*0301 and the Second Hypervariable Region DRB1 Motif, 70QKRGR74 are HLA Risk Factors for Dermatomyositis (DM) in African-American (AA) Patients. Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 52 (suppl): S308.
  42. G. Mamyrova, L. Sillers, T. O'Hanlon, J. Pandey, C. Parks, J. Malley, L. James-Newton, C. Wallace, D. Sherry, L. Imundo, C. Lindsley, K. Madson, M. Perez, G. S. Cooper, F. Miller, L. Rider, and the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Interleukin-1 and Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Polymorphisms are Risk and Protective Factors for Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM). Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54 (suppl): S831.
  43. G. Mamyrova, L. Sillers, T. O'Hanlon, J. Pandey, J. Malley, S. Adams, L. James-Newton, C. Wallace, D. Sherry, L. Imundo, C. Lindsley, K. Madson, M. Perez, F. Miller, L. Rider, and the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group. Cytokine and HLA Alleles Modulate Disease Severity in Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM). Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54 (suppl): S692-693.
  44. A Huber, E Dugan, P Lachenbruch, BM Feldman, M Perez, L Zemel, C Lindsley, R Rennebohm, C Wallace, M Passo, AM Reed, S Bowyer, S Ballinger, F Miller, L Rider Construct and Content Validity, Responsiveness and Clinical Meaning of the Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT) in Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy (IIM). Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54 (suppl): S804-805.
  45. A Bingham, G Mamyrova, E Cochran, E Oral, L James-Newton, A Pokrovnichka, L Imundo, F Miller, L Rider, A Premkumar. MRI Characterization of Regional Fat Loss in Patients with Lipodystrophy Complicating Dermatomyositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2006; 54 (suppl): S169-170.
  46. K. Coyle, K. Rother, M. Weise, A. Ahmed, F. Miller, L. Rider. Abnormal Glucose and Lipid Metabolism and Impaired Growth and Development are Frequent Endocrine Findings in Juvenile Myositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2007; 55 (suppl): S649-50.
  47. Huber AM, Dugan EM, Lachenbruch PA, Miller FW, Rider LG, for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Disease Activity Collaborative Study Group. Towards an Abbreviated Cutaneous Assessment Tool (CAT). Arthritis and Rheumatism 2007; 55 (suppl): S651.
  48. G. Mamyrova, CA. Bingham, EA Oral, K. Rother, E. Cochran, N. Sebring, J. Pandey, L. James-Newton, T. O'Hanlon, I. Targoff, F. Miller, L. Rider. Clinical and Metabolic Characteristics of Acquired Lipodystrophy in Juvenile Dermatomyositis Arthritis and Rheumatism 2007; 55 (suppl): S145.
  49. L Rider, P Lachenbruch, L James-Newton, I Cabalar, B Feldman, A Ravelli, B Myones, R Rennebohm, L Pachman, M Villalba, E Adams, C Lindsley, C Wallace, L Zemel, A Reed, F Miller, for the IMACS Group Predictors of Calcinosis in Juvenile and Adult Myositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2008; 58 (suppl): S230.
  50. L. Rider, P. Lachenbruch, L. James-Newton, I. Cabalar, B.M. Feldman, A. Ravelli, B. Myones, R. Rennebohm, L. Pachman, M. Villalba, E. Adams, C. Lindsley, C. Wallace, S. Ballinger, L. Zemel, A. Reed, F. Miller, IMACS Group Effects of Treatment on Disease Damage in Juvenile and Adult Myositis . Arthritris and Rheumatism, 2008; 58S, S229.
  51. L. Rider, L. Li, J. Chipman, R. Costello, T. O'Hanlon, T. Fleisher, G. Csako and F. Miller Biomarkers of Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) Aid in Assessing Disease Activity Over Enzymes Alone. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 2009. 60: S565. (Blue Ribbon Award- top 15%)

Government Publications:

Guidance for Industry: Clinical Development Programs of Drugs, Devices, and Biological Products for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Food and Drug Administration February 1999. http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Guidances/ucm071579.pdf.

Internet Sites:

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/resources/collab/imacs/main.cfm (see also https://dir-apps.niehs.nih.gov/imacs/home.htm)

INVITED LECTURES AND SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

"Complications of Juvenile Myositis" and "Research Updates from the NIH: Genetic and Environmental Factors", Cure JM Foundation. Austin, TX, February 13, 2010

Rheumatism Society of Houston, Invited Lecture, and Grand Rounds, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, August 24, 2009

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Georgetown University Medical Center June 16, 2009

Invited participant and co-chair, Research opportunities breakout session, Food and Drug Administration Public Workshop on Developing a Consolidated Pediatric Rheumatology Observational Registry, Silver Spring, MD May 12-13, 2009

"Juvenile myositis: A research update". Cure JM 5th anniversary meeting, January 25, 2008, Carlsbad, CA.

"Clinical Databases: Setup and Maintenance for Clinical Data Sharing", NIAMS Conference on SAPHO/Bechet's,

Bethesda, MD, September 4, 2008

"Adult and Juvenile Myositis", George Washington University Rheumatology lecture series, July 18, 2008; August 7, 2009

Participant, Career as a Pediatric Rheumatologist and Clinical Researcher, Lucy Barnsley Elementary School Career Day, Rockville, MD, May 2007 and May 30, 2008

"Components and Predictors of Damage in Juvenile Myositis Using the Myositis Damage Index", American College of Rheumatology Pediatric Rheumatology Meeting, Keystone, CO, March 4, 2008

"Ask the Expert: Online Chat on Juvenile Myositis", The Myositis Association, February 22, 2008

Invited Participant, CARRA Consensus Conference to Develop Treatment Protocols for Juvenile Dermatomyositis, November 30 – December 2, 2007, Toronto, Canada

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, "Juvenile Myositis: A Research Perspective", Chicago, IL, November 16, 2007

"Rheumatic Disease Update: Adult and Juvenile Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis", American Rheumatology Health Professionals, Boston, MA, November 10, 2007

Cure JM Foundation Educational Forum and Panel Discussion, "Juvenile Myositis: Assessing Outcomes and Potential New Therapies", Arlington, VA, October 27, 2007

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Georgetown University School of Medicine, "Juvenile Myositis: A Clinical Update", Washington DC, May 11, 2007

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, George Washington University School of Medicine, "Juvenile Myositis", Washington DC, March 29, 2007

Clinical Immunology Society School for Autoimmune Diseases, "Immunogenetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Juvenile Myositis". Faculty, March 14 -18, 2007, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"IMACS Clinical Data Repository" and Chair, IMACS/JDM Working Group Breakfast Meeting, November 14, 2006, Washington, DC

American College of Rheumatology, Pediatric Study Section, "Immunogenetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Juvenile Myositis", Washington DC, November 13, 2006

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Georgetown University School of Medicine, "Juvenile Myositis", Washington DC, October 25, 2006

Ann Hengel Lecture in Pediatric Rheumatology. "Juvenile Dermatomyositis" Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. April 28, 2006.

Clinical Immunology Society School for Autoimmune Diseases, "Juvenile Myositis". Faculty, March 15 -18, 2006, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Invited Alumni Panelist, "Medicine and Research", Duke University Career Week, January 28, 2006, Durham, NC.

American Academy of Pediatrics Workshop, "Juvenile Dermatomyositis Dilemnas: A Case of Flare Following Remission". November 15, 2005, San Diego, CA.

Meeting co-organizer and presentation of "IMACS Internet Site" and "IMACS Outcomes Repository", November 13, 2005, San Diego, CA.

Rituximab in Myositis Investigator's Meeting, "Core Set Measures, including the MMT8, and the Definition of Improvement", and "Ritixumib in Myositis Study Protocol" October 29, 2005 and February 6, 2006, Bethesda, MD.

The Myositis Association Annual Conference. Medical Panel: "TMA's Research Program and Funded Research on Juvenile Myositis" and Workshop on "Juvenile Myositis", October 8, 2005, Cleveland, OH.

American Juvenile Arthritis Organization National Conference. "Juvenile Dermatomyositis" Workshop and Roundtable Discussion, July 29, 2005, Providence, RI.

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. November 12, 2004.

"Classification of Juvenile Myositis", Working Group meeting on the Classification of Idiopathic Inflammatory

Myopathies, October 26, 2004, Bethesda, MD; Meeting co-organizer for Working Committee meeting, November 11, 2005, Dulles Airport, VA.

"IMACS Internet Site and Clinical Data Repository" and Chair, IMACS Breakfast Meeting, October 18, 2004, San Antonio, TX

"Juvenile Myositis Handbook", The Myositis Association, Conference on Juvenile Myositis, May 9, 2004, Bethesda, MD.

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical College, NY, NY, February 11, 2004

Invited Alumni Panelist, Duke University Career Week, Durham, NC, January 31, 2004 (sessions on Science and Research, Women and Leadership).

"Meet the Professor: Juvenile Dermatomyositis", American College of Rheumatology meeting, November 12/13, 2001,

San Francisco, CA; October 26/27, 2002, New Orleans, LA; October 27-29, 2003; Orlando, FL; October 25/27, 2003, Orlando, FL.

American College of Rheumatology meeting, October 28, 2003, Orlando, FL: Presentation of paper, "Preliminary Definitions of Improvement for Juvenile Myositis"

Meeting Co-Organizer and Presentation of several papers ("Summary of IMACS Definitions of Improvement", "Future Plans for IMACS" Workshop"), IMACS Meeting, October 27, 2003, Orlando, FL.

Invited Participant and Speaker, Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organization (PRINTO) International Consensus Conference on Defining Improvement in Juvenile Dermatomyositis. "IMACS Preliminary Definitions of Improvement for Juvenile and Adult Myositis". September 29 – 30, 2003, Camogli, Italy.

European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) meeting, "Preliminary Definitions of Improvement for Adult and Juvenile Myositis" and moderated session on Difficult Cases of Myositis/Myopathies, June 20, 2003, Lisbon, Portugal

Invited Participant, Consensus Conference to Develop Criteria for Inactive Disease in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, May 3- 4, 2003 Marco Island, FL

Schlager Family Visiting Professor Lectureship in Juvenile Dermatomyositis April 30, 2003, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA: "Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Lessons from the Children".

Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Brigham and Women's Hospital: Evaluation and Treatment of the Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies, April 29, 2003, Boston, MA.

American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Rheumatology 2003: Park City and Beyond: General Session, "Preliminary Definitions of Improvement for Juvenile and Adult Myositis" (March 26, 2003); Meet the Expert, "Juvenile Dermatomyositis" (March 23, 2003); Concurrent Session, "The Development of Outcome Measures for Juvenile Dermatomyositis" (March 23, 2003), Snowmass, CO.

American College of Rheumatology meeting, Clinical Symposium, "Treatment of Refractory Juvenile Dermatomyositis", October 26, 2002, New Orleans, LA.

American College of Rheumatology meeting, October 29, 2002, New Orleans, LA: Presentation of 2 papers, "Extra muscular disease activity is frequent in adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) and does not correlate with other myositis activity measures" and "Defining clinically relevant change in core set activity measures for adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies"

Meeting Co-Organizer and Presentation of several papers ("Summary of the First Workshop", "Top Candidate Definitions of Improvement for Adult and Juvenile Myositis", "Clinical Trial Design Issues", "Preliminary Study of Disease Damage in Adult and Juvenile Myositis using the Myositis Damage Index"),

2nd Workshop, Developing Consensus on Outcomes and Clinical Trial Design Issues in Adult and Juvenile Myositis, October 22 – 23, 2002, New Orleans, LA.

The Myositis Association Annual Conference. Medical Panel: "Similarities and Differences between Adult and Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies" and Workshop on "Juvenile Myositis", September 28, 2002, Atlanta, GA.

"Scoring of the Cutaneous Manifestations of the MITAX and Myositis Damage Index"; Presentation of Sample Cases of Global Activity and Damage Ratings, and Myositis Workshop Participant in two Myositis Outcome Measure Workshops, London, England (May 2002, March 2001).

"New Developments in the Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies", Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, November 16, 2001.

American College of Rheumatology meeting, November 13, 2001, San Francisco, CA: Presentation of paper, "Lipodystrophy in juvenile dermatomyositis is associated with calcinosis, but not with adipocyte differentiation factor dlk levels

Meeting Organizer and Presentation of several papers on Core Set Outcome Measures in Adult and Juvenile Myositis, for International Workshop on Myositis Outcome Measures and Clinical Trial Design Issues: Defining Improvement in Adult and Juvenile Myositis. November 9-10, 2001, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

"Assessment of Disease Activity and Damage in Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM)", and Invited Participant, International Consensus Conference to Define Core Sets of Outcome Measures for Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Juvenile Dermatomyositis, March 30 – April 4, 2001, Pavia, Italy

"Acquired Lipodystrophy associated with Autoimmune Diseases", First International Workshop on Lipoatrophic Diabetes and other syndromes of Lipodystrophy, March 23, 2001, Bethesda, MD.

NIAMS Intramural Research Program Workshop on Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases, "Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Future Research Needs", February 16, 2001, Bethesda, MD.

Joseph L Hollander Lectureship, Division of Rheumatology, "Pathogenesis of Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis" and "Myositis-specific and Myositis-associated Autoantibodies in the Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies", The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, January 17, 2001, Philadelphia, PA.

American College of Rheumatology Pediatric Subsection Meeting. "Clinical and Serologic Classification of Juvenile Myositis", October 30, 2000, Philadelphia, PA.

Myositis Association of America Annual Conference. Workshop on Juvenile Myositis. October 14, 2000, Fairfax, VA.

FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee Presentation, Closed Session, Gaithersburg, MD, April 11, 2000.

NIAMS Workshop on Inflammatory Myopathies, April 5-6, 2000, Bethesda, MD: "Juvenile Myositis: Clinical Overview".

Workshop: Hands on Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of the Child with Rheumatic Disease: Juvenile Dermatomyositis. American Academy of Pediatrics meeting, Washington DC, October 10, 1999.

VI Pediatric Rheumatology European Congress/EULAR, Glasgow, Scotland, June 6, 1999: "Classification and epidemiology of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies".

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Grand Rounds, Bethesda, MD, May 27, 1999: "Lipodystrophy in Association with Autoimmune Disease" as part of Clinical Staff Conference: "The importance of Fat: Lipoatrophy, Insulin Resistance and Diabetes", S. Taylor, moderator.

Moderator of Concurrent Session, Immunogenetics and Autoantibodies in Pediatric Rheumatologic Diseases, American College of Rheumatology meeting, San Diego CA, November 11, 1998

American Juvenile Arthritis Organization National Conference, July 24, 1998, Arlington, VA: Medical Understanding: Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Park City IV International Pediatric Rheumatology Meeting, Allied Health Professionals section, March 18, 1998, Park City, Utah, "Clinical Evaluation and Management of Childhood Myositis"

American Academy of Pediatrics, Rheumatology Subsection, November 2, 1997, New Orleans, LA: "The Spectrum of Childhood Inflammatory Myopathies"

Myositis Association of America Conference, October 4, 1997: "Workshop for parents of children with myositis".

FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee Meeting, February 4/5, 1997: "Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Proposed Application of the Pediatric Use Regulation".

American College of Rheumatology Meeting, October 21, 1996, Orlando Florida: Presentation of paper, "Immunogenetic risk factors for juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy"

Meeting Co-Chair, FDA Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Workshop, July 23, 1996, Bethesda,MD

Grand Rounds, Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Institutes of Health, May 19, 1995: "Juvenile dermatomyositis"

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Grand Rounds, September 29, 1993; "Juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies" as part of Clinical staff conference "Myositis: Immunologic contributions to understanding causes, therapy", P.H. Plotz, moderator.