Publications



Jaccoud's arthropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus: clinical, laboratory and ultrasonographic features.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 Jul-Aug;35(4):674-677. Epub 2017 Mar 23.
Lupus Clinic, Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy.

Joint involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus: From pathogenesis to clinical assessment.
Semin Arthritis Rheum 2017 Aug 4;47(1):53-64. Epub 2017 Apr 4.
Lupus Clinic, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Università di Roma "La Sapienza," Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Roma, Italy.



Association between antibodies to carbamylated proteins and subclinical atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 May 25;18(1):214. Epub 2017 May 25.
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Rheumatology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy.






Smoke and autoimmunity: The fire behind the disease.
Autoimmun Rev 2016 Apr 7;15(4):354-74. Epub 2016 Jan 7.
The Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer 52621, Israel; The Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Increased soluble CD72 in systemic lupus erythematosus is in association with disease activity and lupus nephritis.
Clin Immunol 2016 Mar 13;164:114-8. Epub 2016 Feb 13.
Division of Allergy & clinical Immunology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

Factor H Autoantibodies in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Thrombosis.
J Rheumatol 2015 Oct 15;42(10):1786-93. Epub 2015 Aug 15.
From the Department of Translational Medicine, and Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University; Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö; Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine, Halland Hospital, Halmstad, Sweden; Internal Medicine, "Bezhanijska Kosa," University Medical Center, Belgrade, Serbia; Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy; Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel; Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.A. Foltyn Zadura, MSc, Department of Translational Medicine, Lund University; A.A. Memon, PhD, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skåne University Hospital; L. Stojanovich, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine, "Bezhanijska Kosa," University Medical Center; C. Perricone, MD; F. Conti, MD, PhD; G. Valesini, MD, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma; G. Bogdanovic, MD, PHD, Internal Medicine, "Bezhanijska Kosa," University Medical Center; A. Hillarp, PhD, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine, Halland Hospital; Y. Shoenfeld, MD, PhD, Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center; J. Sundquist, MD, PhD, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skåne University Hospital; J. Leffler, PhD, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia; P.J. Svensson, MD, PhD, Department of Translational Medicine, Lund University; L.A. Trouw, PhD, Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center; A.M. Blom, PhD, Department of Translational Medicine, Lund University.


Development and validation of a new algorithm for attribution of neuropsychiatric events in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2015 May 21;54(5):891-8. Epub 2014 Oct 21.
Department of Medical Science, Section of Hematology and Rheumatology, University of Ferrara and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Sant'Anna di Cona, Ferrara, Epidemiology Unit, Italian Society of Rheumatology, Milan, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Department of Neuroscience, S. Anna Hospital, Cona, Ferrara, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Rheumatology Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria 'S. Maria della Misericordia' and DSMB, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Padova, Division of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Institute of Rheumatology and Affine Sciences, CIC, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari and AOU University Clinic, Cagliari, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia and Internal Medicine, AOU 'Ospedali Riuniti' of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.




Emergence of antinuclear antibodies in psoriatic patients treated with infliximab: personal experience and literature review.
Drug Dev Res 2014 Nov;75 Suppl 1:S61-3
Dipartimento di "Medicina dei Sistemi"-Reumatologia, Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Università di Rome "Tor Vergata", 00163, Rome, Italy.


Ultrasound evaluation of hand, wrist and foot joint synovitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014 Mar 14;53(3):465-72. Epub 2013 Nov 14.
Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy.

Subclinical atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome: focus on β2GPI-specific T cell response.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2014 Mar 16;34(3):661-8. Epub 2014 Jan 16.
From the Rheumatology Unit (F.C., F.R.S., C.A., F.C., E.M., G.V.), Atherosclerosis Unit (A.M., M.A.), and Internal Medicine D (M.P.), Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties and Department of Experimental Medicine (A.C., M.S.), Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy; and Department of Infectious, Parasitic, and Immune-Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy (B.B., E.P., R.R.).


TRAF3IP2 gene and systemic lupus erythematosus: association with disease susceptibility and pericarditis development.
Immunogenetics 2013 Oct 9;65(10):703-9. Epub 2013 Jul 9.
Lupus Clinic, Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Clinica e Terapia Medica, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy.







Rituximab infusion-related adverse event rates are lower in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus than in those with rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2011 Jun 28;50(6):1148-52. Epub 2011 Jan 28.
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Reumatologia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy.




Switching tumour necrosis factor alpha antagonists in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis: an observational study over a 5-year period.
Ann Rheum Dis 2007 Oct 5;66(10):1393-7. Epub 2007 Jul 5.
Dipartimento di Clinica e Terapia Medica, Sezione di Reumatologia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Policlinico Umberto I, Roma, Italy.





Antiphospholipid reactivity against cardiolipin metabolites occurring during endothelial cell apoptosis.
Arthritis Res Ther 2006 ;8(6):R180
Dipartimento di Clinica e Terepia Medica, Cattedra e Divisione di Reumatologia, Università La Sapienza, viale del Policlinico 155, Roma, 00161, Italy.





The role of disease activity score 28 in the evaluation of articular involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus.
ScientificWorldJournal 2014 3;2014:236842. Epub 2014 Nov 3.
Lupus Clinic, Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Roma, Italy.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with and without Anti-dsDNA Antibodies: Analysis from a Large Monocentric Cohort.
Mediators Inflamm 2015 6;2015:328078. Epub 2015 May 6.
Lupus Clinic, Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma 00161, Italy.



Genetic Factors in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Contribution to Disease Phenotype.
J Immunol Res 2015 21;2015:745647. Epub 2015 Dec 21.
Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Sapienza Università di Roma, 00161 Rome, Italy.

Kidney Expression of Toll Like Receptors in Lupus Nephritis: Quantification and Clinicopathological Correlations.
Mediators Inflamm 2016 21;2016:7697592. Epub 2016 Aug 21.
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties-Rheumatology, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy.



Erratum to: Association between antibodies to carbamylated proteins and subclinical atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017 06 16;18(1):263. Epub 2017 Jun 16.
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities, Rheumatology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale de Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy.

Timing of onset affects arthritis presentation pattern in antisyntethase syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Jan-Feb;36(1):44-49. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy.


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