Robert Fuhlbrigge, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics-Rheumatology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (1989)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, Washington University In St. Louis (1989)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin System (WI) (1982)
Internship:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (1989)
Residency:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (1990)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatric Rheumatology (1992)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Rheumatology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Rheumatology
  • Section Head - Pediatric Rheumatology

Publications

  • Aires DJ, Yoshida M, Richardson SK, Bai M, Liu L, Moreno R, Lazar AJF, Wick JA, Rich BE, Murphy G, Blumberg RS, Fuhlbrigge RC, Kupper TS. T-cell trafficking plays an essential role in tumor immunity. Lab Invest. 2019 Jan;99(1):85-92. PubMed PMID: 30353131
  • Ringold S, Nigrovic PA, Feldman BM, Tomlinson GA, von Scheven E, Wallace CA, Huber AM, Schanberg LE, Li SC, Weiss PF, Fuhlbrigge RC, Morgan EM, Kimura Y. The Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance Consensus Treatment Plans: Towards Comparative Effectiveness in the Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29333701
  • Park CO, Fu X, Jiang X, Pan Y, Teague JE, Collins N, Tian T, O'Malley JT, Emerson RO, Kim JH, Jung Y, Watanabe R, Fuhlbrigge RC, Carbone FR, Gebhardt T, Clark RA, Lin CP, Kupper TS. Staged development of long-lived T-cell receptor aß T(H)17 resident memory T-cell population to Candida albicans after skin infection. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29128674
  • Ringold S, Nigrovic PA, Feldman BM, Tomlinson GA, von Scheven E, Wallace CA, Huber AM, Schanberg LE, Li SC, Weiss PF, Fuhlbrigge RC, Morgan EM, Kimura Y. The Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance Consensus Treatment Plans: Towards Comparative Effectiveness in the Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29333701
  • Park CO, Fu X, Jiang X, Pan Y, Teague JE, Collins N, Tian T, O'Malley JT, Emerson RO, Kim JH, Jung Y, Watanabe R, Fuhlbrigge RC, Carbone FR, Gebhardt T, Clark RA, Lin CP, Kupper TS. Staged development of long-lived T-cell receptor aß T(H)17 resident memory T-cell population to Candida albicans after skin infection. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29128674
  • Tian T, Jin MQ, Dubin K, King SL, Hoetzenecker W, Murphy GF, Chen CA, Kupper TS, Fuhlbrigge RC. IL-1R Type 1-Deficient Mice Demonstrate an Impaired Host Immune Response against Cutaneous Vaccinia Virus Infection. J Immunol. 2017 Jun 1;198(11):4341-4351. PubMed PMID: 28468973
  • Pan Y, Tian T, Park CO, Lofftus SY, Mei S, Liu X, Luo C, O'Malley JT, Gehad A, Teague JE, Divito SJ, Fuhlbrigge R, Puigserver P, Krueger JG, Hotamisligil GS, Clark RA, Kupper TS. Survival of tissue-resident memory T cells requires exogenous lipid uptake and metabolism. Nature. 2017 Mar 9;543(7644):252-256. PubMed PMID: 28219080
  • Yoon J, Leyva-Castillo JM, Wang G, Galand C, Oyoshi MK, Kumar L, Hoff S, He R, Chervonsky A, Oppenheim JJ, Kuchroo VK, van den Brink MR, Malefyt Rde W, Tessier PA, Fuhlbrigge R, Rosenstiel P, Terhorst C, Murphy G, Geha RS. IL-23 induced in keratinocytes by endogenous TLR4 ligands polarizes dendritic cells to drive IL-22 responses to skin immunization. J Exp Med. 2016 Sep 19;213(10):2147-66. PubMed PMID: 27551155
  • Batu ED, Kara Eroglu F, Tsoukas P, Hausmann JS, Bilginer Y, Kenna MA, Licameli GR, Fuhlbrigge RC, Özen S, Dedeoglu F. Periodic Fever, Aphthosis, Pharyngitis, and Adenitis Syndrome: Analysis of Patients From Two Geographic Areas. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Dec;68(12):1859-1865. PubMed PMID: 27059542
  • Henderson LA, Volpi S, Frugoni F, Janssen E, Kim S, Sundel RP, Dedeoglu F, Lo MS, Hazen MM, Beth Son M, Mathieu R, Zurakowski D, Yu N, Lebedeva T, Fuhlbrigge RC, Walter JE, Nee Lee Y, Nigrovic PA, Notarangelo LD. Next-Generation Sequencing Reveals Restriction and Clonotypic Expansion of Treg Cells in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jul;68(7):1758-68. PubMed PMID: 26815131
  • Bohr AH, Fuhlbrigge RC, Pedersen FK, de Ferranti SD, Müller K. Premature subclinical atherosclerosis in children and young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. A review considering preventive measures. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2016 Jan 6;14(1):3. PubMed PMID: 26738563
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Professional Memberships

  • CARRA- Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, Vice-President
  • American College of Rheumatology, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Rheumatology, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Immune System - Autoimmune Disorders
  • Immune System
  • Immune System - Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Sacroiliac Joint
Clinical Interest for Patients
Pediatric Rheumatology

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients, taking every aspect of a patient’s body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (1989)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Washington University In St. Louis (1989)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin System (WI) (1982)
Internships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (1989)
Residency Programs:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (1990)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatric Rheumatology (1992)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Rheumatology
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