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Elizabeth W. Karlson

Division of Rheumatology


and Allergy

Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School



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  • Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA. 2003 - 2010
  • 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA. 2010
  • Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Department of Medicine, USA. 2008 - 2009
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA. 2001 - 2009


  1. Gene-environment interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and heavy cigarette smoking in predicting incident rheumatoid arthritis. Karlson, E.W., Chang, S.C., Cui, J., Chibnik, L.B., Fraser, P.A., De Vivo, I., Costenbader, K.H. Ann. Rheum. Dis. (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Cumulative association of 22 genetic variants with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis risk. Karlson, E.W., Chibnik, L.B., Kraft, P., Cui, J., Keenan, B.T., Ding, B., Raychaudhuri, S., Klareskog, L., Alfredsson, L., Plenge, R.M. Ann. Rheum. Dis. (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Epidemiology: Interpreting studies of interactions between RA risk factors. Karlson, E.W., Costenbader, K.H. Nat. Rev. Rheumatol (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. A prospective study of androgen levels, hormone-related genes and risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Karlson, E.W., Chibnik, L.B., McGrath, M., Chang, S.C., Keenan, B.T., Costenbader, K.H., Fraser, P.A., Tworoger, S., Hankinson, S.E., Lee, I.M., Buring, J., De Vivo, I. Arthritis Res. Ther. (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. Biomarkers of inflammation and development of rheumatoid arthritis in women from two prospective cohort studies. Karlson, E.W., Chibnik, L.B., Tworoger, S.S., Lee, I.M., Buring, J.E., Shadick, N.A., Manson, J.E., Costenbader, K.H. Arthritis Rheum. (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. Associations between human leukocyte antigen, PTPN22, CTLA4 genotypes and rheumatoid arthritis phenotypes of autoantibody status, age at diagnosis and erosions in a large cohort study. Karlson, E.W., Chibnik, L.B., Cui, J., Plenge, R.M., Glass, R.J., Maher, N.E., Parker, A., Roubenoff, R., Izmailova, E., Coblyn, J.S., Weinblatt, M.E., Shadick, N.A. Ann. Rheum. Dis. (2008) [Pubmed]
  7. Vitamin E in the primary prevention of rheumatoid arthritis: the Women's Health Study. Karlson, E.W., Shadick, N.A., Cook, N.R., Buring, J.E., Lee, I.M. Arthritis Rheum. (2008) [Pubmed]
  8. Effect of glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms and proximity to hazardous waste sites on time to systemic lupus erythematosus diagnosis: results from the Roxbury lupus project. Karlson, E.W., Watts, J., Signorovitch, J., Bonetti, M., Wright, E., Cooper, G.S., McAlindon, T.E., Costenbader, K.H., Massarotti, E.M., Fitzgerald, L.M., Jajoo, R., Husni, M.E., Fossel, A.H., Pankey, H., Ding, W.Z., Knorr, R., Condon, S., Fraser, P.A. Arthritis Rheum. (2007) [Pubmed]
  9. High sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of the Connective Tissue Disease Screening Questionnaire among urban African-American women. Karlson, E.W., Costenbader, K.H., McAlindon, T.E., Massarotti, E.M., Fitzgerald, L.M., Jajoo, R., Husni, E., Wright, E.A., Pankey, H., Fraser, P.A. Lupus (2005) [Pubmed]
  10. A randomized clinical trial of a psychoeducational intervention to improve outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus. Karlson, E.W., Liang, M.H., Eaton, H., Huang, J., Fitzgerald, L., Rogers, M.P., Daltroy, L.H. Arthritis Rheum. (2004) [Pubmed]
  11. Do breast-feeding and other reproductive factors influence future risk of rheumatoid arthritis? Results from the Nurses' Health Study. Karlson, E.W., Mandl, L.A., Hankinson, S.E., Grodstein, F. Arthritis Rheum. (2004) [Pubmed]
  12. Total hip replacement due to osteoarthritis: the importance of age, obesity, and other modifiable risk factors. Karlson, E.W., Mandl, L.A., Aweh, G.N., Sangha, O., Liang, M.H., Grodstein, F. Am. J. Med. (2003) [Pubmed]
  13. Coffee consumption and risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Karlson, E.W., Mandl, L.A., Aweh, G.N., Grodstein, F. Arthritis Rheum. (2003) [Pubmed]
  14. Serologic evaluations of women exposed to breast implants. Karlson, E.W., Lee, I.M., Cook, N.R., Buring, J.E., Hennekens, C.H., Bloch, K.J. J. Rheumatol. (2001) [Pubmed]
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