Research Papers

Dr. Anne Stevens has authored dozens of research papers, including the selected publications listed below. To see more of her publications, view a complete list on PubMed.

  1. Stevens AM, Sullivan KM, Nelson JL. (2003) Polymyositis as a Manifestation of Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: Implications for Idiopathic Polymyositis. Rheumatology. 42:34-39.
  2. Stevens AM, Hermes HM, Rutledge J, Buyon J, Nelson JL. (2003) Myocardial-tissue-specific phenotype of maternal microchimerism in neonatal lupus congenital heart block. The Lancet. 362:1617-1623.
  3. Stevens AM, McDonnell WM, Mullarkey MF, Pang JM, Leisenring WM, Nelson JL. (2004) Liver Biopsies from Human Females Contain Male Hepatocytes in the Absence of Transplantation. Laboratory Investigation. 84 (12):1603-1609.
  4. Stevens AM, Hermes HM, Lambert NC, Nelson JL, Meroni PL, Cimaz R. (2004) Maternal and Sibling Microchimerism in Twins and Triplets Discordant for Neonatal Lupus Syndrome-Congenital Heart Block. Rheumatology. 44 (2):1887-1891.
  5. Stevens AM, Tsao BP, Hahn BH, Guthrie K, Gazinski A, Lambert NC, Porter AJ, Tylee TA, Nelson JL. (2005) Maternal HLA Class II Compatibility in Males with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 52 (9):2768-2773.
  6. Nelson JL, Gillespie KM, Lambert NC, Stevens AM, Loubiere LS, Rutledge JC, Leisenring WM, Erickson TD, Yan Z, Mullarkey ME, Boespflug ND, Bingley PJ, Gale EAM. (2007) Maternal microchimerism in peripheral blood in type 1 diabetes and pancreatic islet beta cell microchimerism. Proc Nat Acad Sci. Jan 30;104 (5):1637-1642 PMID:17244711 PMC1785262
  7. Mozaffarian N, Wiedeman AE, Stevens AM. (2008) Failure of antigen presenting cells to express programmed death ligand-1 during active systemic lupus erythematosus. Rheumatology. 47 (9):1335-1341. PMCID: PMC2722808
  8. Stevens AM, Hermes HM, Kiefer MM, Rutledge JC, Nelson JL. (2009) Chimeric Maternal Cells with Tissue-Specific Antigen Expression and Morphology are Common in Normal Infant Tissues. Ped Dev Path. 12 (5):337-346. PMCID: PMC2783488
  9. Dai ZP, Turtle CJ, Booth GC, Riddell SR, Gooley TA, Stevens AM, Spies T, and Groh V. (2009) Normally Occurring NKG2D+CD4+ T Cells are Immunosuppressive and Inversely Correlated with Disease Activity in Juvenile-Onset Lupus. J Exp Med. 13;206 (4):793-805. PMCID: PMC2715116
  10. Hanaoka N, Jabri B, Dai Z, Ciszewski C, Stevens AM, Yee C, Nakakuma H, Spies T, Groh V (2010) NKG2D induces caspase-mediated CD3z degradation and lymphocyte receptor impairments commonly associated with cancer and autoimmune disease. (PDF) J Immunol. 185 (10):5732-42. PMID:20926796; PMCID: PMC3044081
  11. López-Guisa J, Howsmon, R, Munro, A, Blair KM, Fisher E, Hermes H, Zager R, Stevens AM (2011) Chimeric maternal cells in offspring do not respond to renal injury, inflammatory or repair signals. Chimerism. Apr;2 (2):42-49 PMID:21912718 PMC3166483
  12. Shigemura T, Yamazaki T, Hara Y, Ou JN, Stevens AM, Ochs HD, Koike K, Agematsu K. (2011) Monitoring serum IL-18 levels is useful for treatment of a patient with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis complicated by macrophage activation syndrome. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 9 (1):15 PMID:21749729 PMC3155148
  13. Ou J-N, Wiedeman AE, Stevens AM (2012) TNF-α and TGF-β Counter-Regulate PD-L1 Expression on Monocytes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Sci Rep. 2:295 PMID:22389764 PMC3291882.
  14. Deng Y, Zhao J, Sakurai D, Kaufman KM, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, Jacob CO, Scofield RH, Langefeld CD, Kelly JA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri MA, Reveille JD, Vila LM, Alarcon GS, Vyse TJ, Pons-Estel BA, Freedman BI, Gaffney PM, Sivils KM, James JA, Gregersen PK, Anaya JM, Niewold TB, Merrill JT, Criswell LA, Stevens AM, Boackle SA, Cantor RM, Chen W, Grossman JM, Hahn BH, Harley JB, Alarcomicronn-Riquelme ME, Brown EE, Tsao BP. (2013) MicroRNA-3148 modulates allelic expression of toll-like receptor 7 variant associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. PLoS Genet. 9 (2):e1003336. PMC 3585142
  15. Hollander MC, Sage JM, Greenler AJ, Pendl J, Avcin T, Espada G, Beresford MW, Henrickson M, Lee TL, Punaro M, Huggins J, Stevens AM, Klein-Gitelman MS, Brunner HI. (2013) International consensus for provisions of quality-driven care in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). Mar 5.
  16. Caster DJ, Korte EA, Nanda SK, McLeish KR, Oliver RK, G'sell RT, Sheehan RM, Freeman DW, Coventry SC, Kelly JA, Guthridge JM, James JA, Sivils KL, Alarcon-Riquelme ME, Scofield RH, Adrianto I, Gaffney PM, Stevens AM, Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Tsao BP, Pons-Estel BA, Jacob CO, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, Brown EE, Alarcon GS, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Martin J, Merrill JT, Harley JB, Kaufman KM, Reveille JD, Anaya JM, Criswell LA, Vila LM, Petri M, Ramsey-Goldman R, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Vyse TJ, Niewold TB, Cohen P, Powell DW. (2013) ABIN1 dysfunction as a genetic basis for lupus nephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 24 (11):1743-54. PMC 3810087

Book Chapters and Reviews

  1. Stevens AM. (2006) Microchimeric cells in systemic lupus erythematosus: targets or innocent bystanders? Lupus. 2006;15 (11):820-826.
  2. Stevens AM, Nelson JL. (2007) The Chimeric Self. The Rheumatologist. 1 (2):1, 16-17.
  3. Stevens AM. Do maternal cells trigger or perpetuate autoimmune diseases in children? (2007) Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. May 16;5:9. PMID: 17550578
  4. Shaw E, Stevens AM. (2008) Are pediatric autoimmune diseases primarily genetic diseases? Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 20 (5): 589-594.
  5. Mozaffarian N, Shaw E, Stevens AM. (2011) Maternally-mediated Neonatal Autoimmunity. For: Questions and Controversies in Neonatology Series: Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Chapter 9.

Manuscripts Submitted

  1. N Burns, AM Stevens, R Iyer (2013) Multimodality Thoracic Imaging in Pediatric Systemic Sclerosis: Emphasis on Clinical Correlation and High-Resolution Computed Tomography of Pulmonary Fibrosis. American Journal of Radiology. In Revision.
  2. N Burns, AM Stevens, R Iyer (2013) Shrinking Lung Syndrome Complicating Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Pediatric Radiology. In revision.
  3. Comparison of Biomarkers Diagnostic for Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, (2014) Shenoi S, Ou J-N, Ni C, Gersuk VH, Wallace CA, Mellins ED, Stevens AM. (Submitted)