Milena Gianfrancesco

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Does early high body mass index influence onset of pediatric multiple sclerosis?

Dev Med Child Neurol 2019 Nov 2;61(11):1243. Epub 2019 May 2.

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14255DOI Listing
November 2019

Gaps in Ambulatory Patient Safety for Immunosuppressive Specialty Medications.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2019 May 25;45(5):348-357. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2018.12.003DOI Listing
May 2019

Smoking Is Associated with Higher Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Longitudinal Study Controlling for Time-varying Covariates.

J Rheumatol 2019 Apr 1;46(4):370-375. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

From the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.180262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6445683PMC
April 2019

Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Systemic Sclerosis: A National Cohort Study of US Veterans.

J Rheumatol 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

From the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco; Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, California; Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami; Division of Rheumatology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA. This study was funded by the US Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Review grant (EG), the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIH/NIAMS) K23 AR063770 (GS), and NIH/NIAMS P30 AR070155 (JY). This project was also supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH, through the University of California, San Francisco Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UCSF-CTSI grant number UL1 TR001872), and the Rosalind Russell/Ephraim Engleman Rheumatology Research Center. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the NIH, the Department of Veterans Affairs, or the US government. D. Ying, MD, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco; M.A. Gianfrancesco, PhD, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco; L. Trupin, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco; J. Yazdany, MD, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco; E.L. Greidinger, MD, Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Division of Rheumatology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; G. Schmajuk, MD, MS, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco. E.L. Greidinger and G. Schmajuk contributed equally to this work. Address correspondence to Dr. D. Ying, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement St., 111R, San Francisco, California 94121, USA. E-mail: Accepted for publication February 27, 2019.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.181311DOI Listing
March 2019

Potential Biases in Machine Learning Algorithms Using Electronic Health Record Data.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 11;178(11):1544-1547

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.3763DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6347576PMC
November 2018

Capturing a Patient-Reported Measure of Physical Function Through an Online Electronic Health Record Patient Portal in an Ambulatory Clinic: Implementation Study.

JMIR Med Inform 2018 May 9;6(2):e31. Epub 2018 May 9.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/medinform.8687DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5966655PMC
May 2018

Discordance of the Framingham cardiovascular risk score and the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association risk score in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Clin Rheumatol 2018 Feb 9;37(2):467-474. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St,, Mailstop 111R, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-017-3860-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5908810PMC
February 2018

The impact of smoking on disease measures in rheumatoid arthritis: the need for appropriate adjustment of time-varying confounding.

Rheumatol Int 2018 02 5;38(2):313-314. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-017-3902-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775037PMC
February 2018

Correction to: Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety.

Rheumatol Int 2018 02;38(2):319

Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-017-3918-8DOI Listing
February 2018

Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety.

Rheumatol Int 2017 10 26;37(10):1611-1618. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-017-3782-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5693716PMC
October 2017

The price of whole-genome sequencing may be decreasing, but who will be sequenced?

Per Med 2017 May 23;14(3):203-211. Epub 2017 May 23.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Center for Translational & Policy Research on Personalized Medicine (TRANSPERS), University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/pme-2016-0075DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5629976PMC
May 2017

Evidence for a causal relationship between low vitamin D, high BMI, and pediatric-onset MS.

Neurology 2017 Apr 29;88(17):1623-1629. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

From the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health (M.A.G., X.S., E.X., H.Q., D.Q., C.M., L.F.B.), and Computational Biology Graduate Group (B.R.), University of California, Berkeley; Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Center for Molecular Medicine (P.S.), Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Neurology (J.S.G., E.W.) and Regional Pediatric MS Center, Neurology (J.H., S.C.), University of California, San Francisco; Partners Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center (T.C.), Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston; Division of Neurology (A.W.), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA; Blue Bird Circle Multiple Sclerosis Center (T.L.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Children's Hospital Colorado (T.S.), University of Colorado, Denver; Lourie Center for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (A.B., L.K.), Stony Brook Children's Hospital, NY; Department of Neurology (B.G.), University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas; Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center (B.W.-G.), Jacobs Neurological Institute, SUNY Buffalo, NY; Pediatric MS Center at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (G.A.), CA; Mayo Clinic's Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center (J.M.T., M.R.), Rochester, MN; University of Alabama Center for Pediatric-onset Demyelinating Disease (J.N., Y.H.), Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham; Department of Pediatric Neurology (J.R.), Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Primary Children's Hospital (M.C.), University of Utah, Salt Lake City; Boston Children's Hospital (M.G., L.B.), MA; Pediatric-onset Demyelinating Diseases and Autoimmune Encephalitis Center (S.M.), St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, MO; Children's National Medical Center (I.K.), Washington, DC; Departments of Neurology (J.R.) and Pediatrics (S.R., T.C.C.), University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City; Kaiser Permanente Division of Research (L.S., C.S., L.F.B.), Oakland, CA; Institute of Environmental Medicine (J.H., M.B., A.H., T.O., I.K., L.A.), Karolinska Institutet; Centre for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (L.A.), Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden; and Research Program on Genes, Environment and Health (C.S.), Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5405763PMC
April 2017

Mendelian randomization shows a causal effect of low vitamin D on multiple sclerosis risk.

Neurol Genet 2016 Oct 13;2(5):e97. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Computational Biology Graduate Group (B.R.), Division of Epidemiology (M.G., A.M., X.S., H.Q., L.F.B.), School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley; Institute of Environmental Medicine (M.B., A.K.H., L.A.), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Kaiser Permanente Division of Research (L.S., C.S., L.F.B.), Research Program on Genes, Environment, and Health (C.S.), Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA; Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Center for Molecular Medicine (J.L., A.G., T.O., J.H., I.K.), Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (M.M.G.), University of California, San Francisco; and Centre for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (L.A.), Stockholm County Council, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/NXG.0000000000000097DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5022843PMC
October 2016

Obesity and Multiple Sclerosis Susceptibility: A Review.

J Neurol Neuromedicine 2016 ;1(7):1-5

Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5156319PMC
January 2016

Obesity during childhood and adolescence increases susceptibility to multiple sclerosis after accounting for established genetic and environmental risk factors.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2014 Sep-Oct;8(5):e435-47. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Division of Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology and Genomics Laboratory, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States; Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2014.01.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4180039PMC
May 2015

Interaction between adolescent obesity and HLA risk genes in the etiology of multiple sclerosis.

Neurology 2014 Mar 5;82(10):865-72. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

From the Institute of Environmental Medicine (A.K.H.), Neuroimmunology Unit, Department of Clinical Neuroscience (I.L.B., I.K.), and the Institute of Environmental Medicine (L.A.), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Genetic Epidemiology and Genomics Lab (L.B., M.G.), Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley; Kaiser Permanente Division of Research (C.S.), Oakland, CA; Center for Molecular Medicine (I.K.) and Neuroimmunology Unit, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Center for Molecular Medicine (T.O.), Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Solna; and Centre for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (L.A.), Stockholm County Council, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000000203DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3959752PMC
March 2014

Speed- and cane-related alterations in gait parameters in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

Gait Posture 2011 Jan 16;33(1):140-2. Epub 2010 Oct 16.

West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2010.09.016DOI Listing
January 2011

Reduction of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease by repetitive robot-assisted treadmill training: a pilot study.

J Neuroeng Rehabil 2010 Oct 14;7:51. Epub 2010 Oct 14.

VA RR&D Center of Excellence-Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-7-51DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2972300PMC
October 2010