Larry Moreland, MD
Professor, Medicine-Rheumatology

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Medical School:
  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine (1983)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, West Liberty State College (WV) (1979)
Internship:
  • West Virginia University Program (1984)
Residency:
  • West Virginia University Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (1987)
Fellowships:
  • University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham) Program, Rheumatology (1990)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Rheumatology

Professional Titles

  • Professor of Medicine

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctors, Pittsburgh Magazine (2020)

Teaching

  • University of Colorado (2020)
    School of Medicine, Medicine

Publications

  • Ptacek J, Hawtin RE, Sun D, Louie B, Evensen E, Mittleman BB, Cesano A, Cavet G, Bingham CO 3rd, Cofield SS, Curtis JR, Danila MI, Raman C, Furie RA, Genovese MC, Robinson WH, Levesque MC, Moreland LW, Nigrovic PA, Shadick NA, O'Dell JR, Thiele GM, Clair EWS, Striebich CC, Hale MB, Khalili H, Batliwalla F, Aranow C, Mackay M, Diamond B, Nolan GP, Gregersen PK, Bridges SL Jr. Diminished cytokine-induced Jak/STAT signaling is associated with rheumatoid arthritis and disease activity. PLoS One. 2021;16(1):e0244187. PubMed PMID: 33444321
  • Kermani TA, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih A, Warrington KJ, Merkel PA. Hypothyroidism in Vasculitis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2021 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34730828
  • Doubelt I, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Chung SA, Forbess LJ, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford C, McAlear CA, Moreland LW, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Spiera RF, Springer JM, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C. Clinical Manifestations and Long-Term Outcomes of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis in North America. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2021 Jun;3(6):404-412. PubMed PMID: 34032390
  • Zou M, Jiang D, Wu T, Zhang X, Zhao Y, Wu D, Sun W, Cui J, Moreland L, Li G. Post-GWAS functional studies reveal an RA-associated CD40-induced NF-kB signal transduction and transcriptional regulation network targeted by class II HDAC inhibitors. Hum Mol Genet. 2021 May 28;30(9):823-835. PubMed PMID: 33517445
  • Ptacek J, Hawtin RE, Sun D, Louie B, Evensen E, Mittleman BB, Cesano A, Cavet G, Bingham CO 3rd, Cofield SS, Curtis JR, Danila MI, Raman C, Furie RA, Genovese MC, Robinson WH, Levesque MC, Moreland LW, Nigrovic PA, Shadick NA, O'Dell JR, Thiele GM, Clair EWS, Striebich CC, Hale MB, Khalili H, Batliwalla F, Aranow C, Mackay M, Diamond B, Nolan GP, Gregersen PK, Bridges SL Jr. Diminished cytokine-induced Jak/STAT signaling is associated with rheumatoid arthritis and disease activity. PLoS One. 2021;16(1):e0244187. PubMed PMID: 33444321
  • Sheth HS, Grimes VD, Rudge D, Ayers B, Moreland LW, Fischer GS, Aggarwal R. Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Rheumatology Patients by Using Best Practice Alerts in the Electronic Health Records. J Rheumatol. 2021 Sep;48(9):1472-1479. PubMed PMID: 33323531
  • Mustapha N, Barra L, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Milman N, Moreland LW, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SY, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C. Efficacy of leflunomide in the treatment of vasculitis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2021 Mar-Apr;39 Suppl 129(2):114-118. PubMed PMID: 33200732
  • Schnappauf O, Sampaio Moura N, Aksentijevich I, Stoffels M, Ombrello AK, Hoffmann P, Barron K, Remmers EF, Hershfield M, Kelly SJ, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Chung SA, Forbess L, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Springer JM, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Kastner DL, Grayson PC, Merkel PA. Sequence-Based Screening of Patients With Idiopathic Polyarteritis Nodosa, Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis, and Microscopic Polyangiitis for Deleterious Genetic Variants in ADA2. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2021 Mar;73(3):512-519. PubMed PMID: 33021335
  • Zhang F, Mears JR, Shakib L, Beynor JI, Shanaj S, Korsunky I, Nathan A, Accelerating Medicines Partnership Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (AMP RA/SLE) Consortium, Donlin LT and Raychaudhuri S; IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha drive a CXCL10+ CCL2+ macrophage phenotype expanded in severe COVIS-19 lungs and inflammatory diseases with tissue inflammation Genome Medicine 13:64
  • Larry W Moreland and Rayford R June, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chapter 79, pages 771-777, in Cecil Essentials of Medicine, Tenth Edition. Editors: Edward J Wing, Fred J Schiffman, 2022 by Elsevier
  • Goel R, Gribbons KB, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Hoffman GS, Joseph G, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Kumar S, Langford C, Maksimowicz-McKinnon K, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Nair A, Pagnoux C, Quinn KA, Ravindran R, Seo P, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Danda D, Grayson PC. Derivation of an angiographically based classification system in Takayasu's arteritis: an observational study from India and North America. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 May 1;59(5):1118-1127. PubMed PMID: 31580452
  • Elliott SE, Kongpachith S, Lingampalli N, Adamska JZ, Cannon BJ, Blum LK, Bloom MS, Henkel M, McGeachy MJ, Moreland LW, Robinson WH. B cells in rheumatoid arthritis synovial tissues encode focused antibody repertoires that include antibodies that stimulate macrophage TNF-a production. Clin Immunol. 2020 Mar;212:108360. PubMed PMID: 32035179
  • Moran SM, Monach PA, Zgaga L, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih A, Wyse J, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Little MA. Urinary soluble CD163 and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in the identification of subtle renal flare in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020 Feb 1;35(2):283-291. PubMed PMID: 30380100
  • Zou M, Zhang X, Jiang D, Zhao Y, Wu T, Gong Q, Su H, Wu D, Moreland L, Li G. Transcriptional Regulation of CD40 Expression by 4 Ribosomal Proteins via a Functional SNP on a Disease-Associated CD40 Locus. Genes (Basel). 2020 Dec 21;11(12). PubMed PMID: 33371207
  • Sheth H, Grimes V, Rudge D, Ayers B, Moreland L, Fischer GS, Aggarwal R. Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Rheumatology Patients by Using Best Practice Alerts in the Electronic Health Records. J Rheumatol. 2020 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33323531
  • Mustapha N, Barra L, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Milman N, Moreland LW, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SY, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C. Efficacy of leflunomide in the treatment of vasculitis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2020 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33200732
  • Schnappauf O, Sampaio Moura N, Aksentijevich I, Stoffels M, Ombrello AK, Hoffmann P, Barron K, Remmers EF, Hershfield M, Kelly SJ, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Chung SA, Forbess L, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Springer JM, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Kastner DL, Grayson PC, Merkel PA. Sequence-based screening of patients with idiopathic polyarteritis nodosa, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and microscopic polyangiitis for deleterious genetic variants in ADA2. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33021335
  • Hoshitsuki K, Rathod S, Ramsey MJ, Zhu L, Moreland LW, Fernandez CA. Adalimumab Immunogenicity Is Negatively Correlated with Anti-Hinge Antibody Levels in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2020 Dec;375(3):488-497. PubMed PMID: 33008870
  • Smith RM, Jones RB, Specks U, Bond S, Nodale M, Aljayyousi R, Andrews J, Bruchfeld A, Camilleri B, Carette S, Cheung CK, Derebail V, Doulton T, Forbess L, Fujimoto S, Furuta S, Gewurz-Singer O, Harper L, Ito-Ihara T, Khalidi N, Klocke R, Koening C, Komagata Y, Langford C, Lanyon P, Luqmani RA, Makino H, McAlear CA, Monach P, Moreland LW, Mynard K, Nachman P, Pagnoux C, Pearce F, Peh CA, Pusey C, Ranganathan D, Rhee RL, Spiera R, Sreih AG, Tesar V, Walters G, Weisman MH, Wroe C, Merkel PA, Jayne D. Rituximab as therapy to induce remission after relapse in ANCA-associated vasculitis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2020 Sep;79(9):1243-1249. PubMed PMID: 32581088
  • Quinn KA, Gribbons KB, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Novakovich E, Merkel PA, Grayson PC. Patterns of clinical presentation in Takayasu's arteritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2020 Aug;50(4):576-581. PubMed PMID: 32460147
  • Elliott SE, Kongpachith S, Lingampalli N, Adamska JZ, Cannon BJ, Blum LK, Bloom MS, Henkel M, McGeachy MJ, Moreland LW, Robinson WH. B cells in rheumatoid arthritis synovial tissues encode focused antibody repertoires that include antibodies that stimulate macrophage TNF-a production. Clin Immunol. 2020 Mar;212:108360. PubMed PMID: 32035179
  • Goel R, Gribbons KB, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Hoffman GS, Joseph G, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Kumar S, Langford C, Maksimowicz-McKinnon K, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Nair A, Pagnoux C, Quinn KA, Ravindran R, Seo P, Sreih AG, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Danda D, Grayson PC. Derivation of an angiographically based classification system in Takayasu's arteritis: an observational study from India and North America. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 May 1;59(5):1118-1127. PubMed PMID: 31580452
  • Rodriguez-Pla A, Warner RL, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland LW, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Johnson KJ, Merkel PA, Monach PA. Evaluation of Potential Serum Biomarkers of Disease Activity in Diverse Forms of Vasculitis. J Rheumatol. 2020 Jul 1;47(7):1001-1010. PubMed PMID: 31474593
  • Gribbons KB, Ponte C, Carette S, Craven A, Cuthbertson D, Hoffman GS, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, Maksimowicz-McKinnon K, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Pagnoux C, Quinn KA, Robson JC, Seo P, Sreih AG, Suppiah R, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Luqmani R, Watts R, Merkel PA, Grayson PC. Patterns of Arterial Disease in Takayasu Arteritis and Giant Cell Arteritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Nov;72(11):1615-1624. PubMed PMID: 31444857
  • Moran SM, Monach PA, Zgaga L, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih A, Wyse J, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Little MA. Urinary soluble CD163 and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in the identification of subtle renal flare in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020 Feb 1;35(2):283-291. PubMed PMID: 30380100
  • Pagnoux C, Nair P, Xi Y, Khalidi NA, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Grayson PC, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland LW, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Tyrrell PN, Merkel PA. Serum cytokine and chemokine levels in patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, or eosinophilic asthma. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2019 Mar-Apr;37 Suppl 117(2):40-44. PubMed PMID: 30652675
  • Boers M, Singh JA, Cofield SS, Bridges SL Jr, Moreland LW, O'Dell JR, Wu H, Leatherman S, Curtis JR. A Novel Method to Combine Assessment of Benefit and Harm: Outcome Measures in Rheumatology 3×3 Methodology Applied to Two Active Comparator Trials. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Feb;71(2):319-322. PubMed PMID: 29691998
  • Quinn KA, Gelbard A, Sibley C, Sirajuddin A, Ferrada MA, Chen M, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Grayson PC. Subglottic stenosis and endobronchial disease in granulomatosis with polyangiitis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2019 Dec 1;58(12):2203-2211. PubMed PMID: 31199488
  • Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Moreland LW. Inflammatory joint diseases and atherosclerosis: time to look beyond the 'lipid paradox'. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2019 Aug;30(4):342-349. PubMed PMID: 31145122
  • Cohen EM, Edwards RR, Bingham CO 3rd, Phillips K, Bolster MB, Moreland LW, Neogi T, Marder W, Wohlfahrt A, Clauw D, Lee YC. Pain and Catastrophizing in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Observational Cohort Study. J Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Aug;25(5):232-236. PubMed PMID: 30035754
  • Wohlfahrt A, Bingham CO 3rd, Marder W, Phillips K, Bolster MB, Moreland LW, Zhang Z, Neogi T, Lee YC. Responsiveness of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Starting or Switching a Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Apr;71(4):521-529. PubMed PMID: 29885039
  • Zhang F, Wei K, Slowikowski K, Fonseka CY, Rao DA, Kelly S, Goodman SM, Tabechian D, Hughes LB, Salomon-Escoto K, Watts GFM, Jonsson AH, Rangel-Moreno J, Meednu N, Rozo C, Apruzzese W, Eisenhaure TM, Lieb DJ, Boyle DL, Mandelin AM 2nd, Boyce BF, DiCarlo E, Gravallese EM, Gregersen PK, Moreland L, Firestein GS, Hacohen N, Nusbaum C, Lederer JA, Perlman H, Pitzalis C, Filer A, Holers VM, Bykerk VP, Donlin LT, Anolik JH, Brenner MB, Raychaudhuri S. Defining inflammatory cell states in rheumatoid arthritis joint synovial tissues by integrating single-cell transcriptomics and mass cytometry. Nat Immunol. 2019 Jul;20(7):928-942. PubMed PMID: 31061532
  • Kermani TA, Diab S, Sreih AG, Cuthbertson D, Borchin R, Carette S, Forbess L, Koening CL, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Spiera RF, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Langford CA, Merkel PA, Khalidi NA. Arterial lesions in giant cell arteritis: A longitudinal study. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2019 Feb;48(4):707-713. PubMed PMID: 29880442
  • Tomasson G, Farrar JT, Cuthbertson D, McAlear CA, Ashdown S, Cronholm PF, Dawson J, Gebhart D, Lanier G, Luqmani RA, Milman N, Peck J, Robson JC, Shea JA, Carette S, Khalidi N, Koening CL, Langford CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA. Feasibility and Construct Validation of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System in Systemic Vasculitis. J Rheumatol. 2019 Aug;46(8):928-934. PubMed PMID: 30824648
  • Birru Talabi M, Clowse MEB, Blalock SJ, Moreland L, Siripong N, Borrero S. Contraception Use Among Reproductive-Age Women With Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Aug;71(8):1132-1140. PubMed PMID: 30106516
  • Pendergrass SA, Buyske S, Jeff JM, Frase A, Dudek S, Bradford Y, Ambite JL, Avery CL, Buzkova P, Deelman E, Fesinmeyer MD, Haiman C, Heiss G, Hindorff LA, Hsu CN, Jackson RD, Lin Y, Le Marchand L, Matise TC, Monroe KR, Moreland L, North KE, Park SL, Reiner A, Wallace R, Wilkens LR, Kooperberg C, Ritchie MD, Crawford DC. A phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) in the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study reveals potential pleiotropy in African Americans. PLoS One. 2019;14(12):e0226771. PubMed PMID: 31891604
  • Cascio S, Medsger TA Jr, Hawse WF, Watkins SC, Milcarek C, Moreland LW, Lafyatis RA, Fuschiotti P. 14-3-3z sequesters cytosolic T-bet, upregulating IL-13 levels in T(C)2 and CD8(+) lymphocytes from patients with scleroderma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jul;142(1):109-119.e6. PubMed PMID: 29155097
  • Lee YC, Bingham CO 3rd, Edwards RR, Marder W, Phillips K, Bolster MB, Clauw DJ, Moreland LW, Lu B, Wohlfahrt A, Zhang Z, Neogi T. Association Between Pain Sensitization and Disease Activity in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Cross-Sectional Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Feb;70(2):197-204. PubMed PMID: 28437846
  • Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Moreland LW. Update on Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2018 Aug;44(3):475-487. PubMed PMID: 30001787
  • Rhee RL, Holweg CTJ, Wong K, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland LW, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih AG, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA. Serum periostin as a biomarker in eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis. PLoS One. 2018;13(10):e0205768. PubMed PMID: 30308057
  • Kermani TA, Sreih AG, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Hoffman GS, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Monach PA, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Seo P, Warrington KJ, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA. Evaluation of damage in giant cell arteritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Feb 1;57(2):322-328. PubMed PMID: 29112740
  • Birru Talabi M, Clowse MEB, Schwarz EB, Callegari LS, Moreland L, Borrero S. Family Planning Counseling for Women With Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Feb;70(2):169-174. PubMed PMID: 28437837
  • Birru Talabi M, Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Dorman JS, Deane KD, Robinson WH, Walitt BT, Chang Y, Holers VM, Liu S, Moreland LW. Human Leukocyte Antigen Shared Epitope and Inflammation, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and Mortality Among Postmenopausal Women in the Women's Health Initiative Rheumatoid Arthritis Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Jul 15;186(2):245-254. PubMed PMID: 28459968
  • Charles-Schoeman C, Yin Lee Y, Shahbazian A, Wang X, Elashoff D, Curtis JR, Navarro-Millán I, Yang S, Chen L, Cofield SS, Moreland LW, Paulus H, O'Dell J, Bathon J, Louis Bridges S Jr, Reddy ST. Improvement of High-Density Lipoprotein Function in Patients With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated With Methotrexate Monotherapy or Combination Therapies in a Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Jan;69(1):46-57. PubMed PMID: 27483410
  • Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Moreland LW. Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases. Clin Geriatr Med. 2017 Feb;33(1):105-117. PubMed PMID: 27886692
  • Langford CA, Cuthbertson D, Ytterberg SR, Khalidi N, Monach PA, Carette S, Seo P, Moreland LW, Weisman M, Koening CL, Sreih AG, Spiera R, McAlear CA, Warrington KJ, Pagnoux C, McKinnon K, Forbess LJ, Hoffman GS, Borchin R, Krischer JP, Merkel PA. A Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of Abatacept (CTLA-4Ig) for the Treatment of Takayasu Arteritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Apr;69(4):846-853. PubMed PMID: 28133931
  • Langford CA, Cuthbertson D, Ytterberg SR, Khalidi N, Monach PA, Carette S, Seo P, Moreland LW, Weisman M, Koening CL, Sreih AG, Spiera R, McAlear CA, Warrington KJ, Pagnoux C, McKinnon K, Forbess LJ, Hoffman GS, Borchin R, Krischer JP, Merkel PA. A Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of Abatacept (CTLA-4Ig) for the Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Apr;69(4):837-845. PubMed PMID: 28133925
  • Merkel PA, Xie G, Monach PA, Ji X, Ciavatta DJ, Byun J, Pinder BD, Zhao A, Zhang J, Tadesse Y, Qian D, Weirauch M, Nair R, Tsoi A, Pagnoux C, Carette S, Chung S, Cuthbertson D, Davis JC Jr, Dellaripa PF, Forbess L, Gewurz-Singer O, Hoffman GS, Khalidi N, Koening C, Langford CA, Mahr AD, McAlear C, Moreland L, Seo EP, Specks U, Spiera RF, Sreih A, St Clair EW, Stone JH, Ytterberg SR, Elder JT, Qu J, Ochi T, Hirano N, Edberg JC, Falk RJ, Amos CI, Siminovitch KA. Identification of Functional and Expression Polymorphisms Associated With Risk for Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibody-Associated Vasculitis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 May;69(5):1054-1066. PubMed PMID: 28029757
  • Oommen E, Hummel A, Allmannsberger L, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Pagnoux C, Hoffman GS, Jenne DE, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland L, Seo P, Sreih A, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Specks U, Monach PA. IgA antibodies to myeloperoxidase in patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss). Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 Mar-Apr;35 Suppl 103(1):98-101. PubMed PMID: 28281453
  • Pelzek AJ, Grönwall C, Rosenthal P, Greenberg JD, McGeachy M, Moreland L, Rigby WFC, Silverman GJ. Persistence of Disease-Associated Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody-Expressing Memory B Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Clinical Remission. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Jun;69(6):1176-1186. PubMed PMID: 28118534
  • Sheth H, Moreland L, Peterson H, Aggarwal R. Improvement in Herpes Zoster Vaccination in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Quality Improvement Project. J Rheumatol. 2017 Jan;44(1):11-17. PubMed PMID: 28042124
  • Wampler Muskardin T, Vashisht P, Dorschner JM, Jensen MA, Chrabot BS, Kern M, Curtis JR, Danila MI, Cofield SS, Shadick N, Nigrovic PA, St Clair EW, Bingham CO 3rd, Furie R, Robinson W, Genovese M, Striebich CC, O'Dell JR, Thiele GM, Moreland LW, Levesque M, Bridges SL Jr, Gregersen PK, Niewold TB. Increased pretreatment serum IFN-ß/a ratio predicts non-response to tumour necrosis factor a inhibition in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Oct;75(10):1757-62. PubMed PMID: 26546586
  • Charles-Schoeman C, Wang X, Lee YY, Shahbazian A, Navarro-Millán I, Yang S, Chen L, Cofield SS, Moreland LW, O'Dell J, Bathon JM, Paulus H, Bridges SL Jr, Curtis JR. Association of Triple Therapy With Improvement in Cholesterol Profiles Over Two-Year Followup in the Treatment of Early Aggressive Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Mar;68(3):577-86. PubMed PMID: 26606398
  • Jalal H, O'Dell JR, Bridges SL Jr, Cofield S, Curtis JR, Mikuls TR, Moreland LW, Michaud K. Cost-Effectiveness of Triple Therapy Versus Etanercept Plus Methotrexate in Early Aggressive Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Dec;68(12):1751-1757. PubMed PMID: 27015606
  • Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Schelbert EB, Tracy RP, Moreland LW. Reply. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Feb;68(2):555-6. PubMed PMID: 26473508
  • Sy A, Khalidi N, Dehghan N, Barra L, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Hoffman GS, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear C, Moreland L, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Sreih A, Ytterberg SR, Van Assche G, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C. Vasculitis in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases: A study of 32 patients and systematic review of the literature. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2016 Feb;45(4):475-82. PubMed PMID: 26315859
  • Danila MI, Westfall AO, Raman K, Chen L, Reynolds RJ, Hughes LB, Arnett DK, McGwin G, Szalai AJ, van der Heijde DM, Conn D, Callahan LF, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr. The role of genetic variants in CRP in radiographic severity in African Americans with early and established rheumatoid arthritis. Genes Immun. 2015 Oct;16(7):446-51. PubMed PMID: 26226010
  • Mackey RH, Kuller LH, Deane KD, Walitt BT, Chang YF, Holers VM, Robinson WH, Tracy RP, Hlatky MA, Eaton CB, Liu S, Freiberg MS, Talabi MB, Schelbert EB, Moreland LW. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Positivity, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in the Women's Health Initiative. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Sep;67(9):2311-22. PubMed PMID: 25988241
  • Pagnoux C, Carette S, Khalidi NA, Walsh M, Hiemstra TF, Cuthbertson D, Langford C, Hoffman G, Koening CL, Monach PA, Moreland L, Mouthon L, Seo P, Specks U, Ytterberg S, Westman K, Hoglund P, Harper L, Flossman O, Luqmani R, Savage CO, Rasmussen N, de Groot K, Tesar V, Jayne D, Merkel PA, Guillevin L. Comparability of patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis enrolled in clinical trials or in observational cohorts. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Mar-Apr;33(2 Suppl 89):S-77-83. PubMed PMID: 26016754
  • McGeoch L, Carette S, Cuthbertson D, Hoffman GS, Khalidi N, Koening CL, Langford CA, McAlear CA, Moreland L, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA, Pagnoux C. Cardiac Involvement in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. J Rheumatol. 2015 Jul;42(7):1209-12. PubMed PMID: 25934819
  • Ranganath VK, Motamedi K, Haavardsholm EA, Maranian P, Elashoff D, McQueen F, Duffy EL, Bathon JM, Curtis JR, Chen W, Moreland L, Louie J, Amjadi S, O'Dell J, Cofield SS, St Clair EW, Bridges SL Jr, Paulus HE. Comprehensive appraisal of magnetic resonance imaging findings in sustained rheumatoid arthritis remission: a substudy. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jul;67(7):929-39. PubMed PMID: 25581612
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  • Baldassari AR, Cleveland RJ, Jonas BL, Conn DL, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Callahan LF. Socioeconomic disparities in the health of african americans with rheumatoid arthritis from the southeastern United States. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Dec;66(12):1808-17. PubMed PMID: 24757034
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  • Tamhane A, McGwin G Jr, Redden DT, Hughes LB, Brown EE, Westfall AO, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Callahan LF. Complementary and alternative medicine use in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb;66(2):180-9. PubMed PMID: 23983105
  • Seguin R, Buchner DM, Liu J, Allison M, Manini T, Wang CY, Manson JE, Messina CR, Patel MJ, Moreland L, Stefanick ML, Lacroix AZ. Sedentary behavior and mortality in older women: the Women's Health Initiative. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):122-35. PubMed PMID: 24439345
  • Curtis JR, McVie T, Mikuls TR, Reynolds RJ, Navarro-Millán I, O'Dell J, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Ranganath VK, Cofield SS. Clinical response within 12 weeks as a predictor of future low disease activity in patients with early RA: results from the TEAR Trial. J Rheumatol. 2013 May;40(5):572-8. PubMed PMID: 23588939
  • Plenge RM, Greenberg JD, Mangravite LM, Derry JM, Stahl EA, Coenen MJ, Barton A, Padyukov L, Klareskog L, Gregersen PK, Mariette X, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, de Vries N, Huizinga TW, Guchelaar HJ, Friend SH, Stolovitzky G. Crowdsourcing genetic prediction of clinical utility in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Responder Challenge. Nat Genet. 2013 May;45(5):468-9. PubMed PMID: 23619782
  • Tamhane A, Redden DT, McGwin G Jr, Brown EE, Westfall AO, Reynolds RJ 4th, Hughes LB, Conn DL, Callahan LF, Jonas BL, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr. Comparison of the disease activity score using erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2013 Nov;40(11):1812-22. PubMed PMID: 23950187
  • Davis ML, Michaud K, Sayles H, Conn DL, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Mikuls TR. Associations of alcohol use with radiographic disease progression in African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2013 Sep;40(9):1498-504. PubMed PMID: 23772080
  • Cui J, Stahl EA, Saevarsdottir S, Miceli C, Diogo D, Trynka G, Raj T, Mirkov MU, Canhao H, Ikari K, Terao C, Okada Y, Wedrén S, Askling J, Yamanaka H, Momohara S, Taniguchi A, Ohmura K, Matsuda F, Mimori T, Gupta N, Kuchroo M, Morgan AW, Isaacs JD, Wilson AG, Hyrich KL, Herenius M, Doorenspleet ME, Tak PP, Crusius JB, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Wolbink GJ, van Riel PL, van de Laar M, Guchelaar HJ, Shadick NA, Allaart CF, Huizinga TW, Toes RE, Kimberly RP, Bridges SL Jr, Criswell LA, Moreland LW, Fonseca JE, de Vries N, Stranger BE, De Jager PL, Raychaudhuri S, Weinblatt ME, Gregersen PK, Mariette X, Barton A, Padyukov L, Coenen MJ, Karlson EW, Plenge RM. Genome-wide association study and gene expression analysis identifies CD84 as a predictor of response to etanercept therapy in rheumatoid arthritis. PLoS Genet. 2013 Mar;9(3):e1003394. PubMed PMID: 23555300
  • Weinblatt ME, Moreland LW, Westhovens R, Cohen RB, Kelly SM, Khan N, Pappu R, Delaet I, Luo A, Gujrathi S, Hochberg MC. Safety of abatacept administered intravenously in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: integrated analyses of up to 8 years of treatment from the abatacept clinical trial program. J Rheumatol. 2013 Jun;40(6):787-97. PubMed PMID: 23588946
  • Navarro-Millán I, Charles-Schoeman C, Yang S, Bathon JM, Bridges SL Jr, Chen L, Cofield SS, Dell'Italia LJ, Moreland LW, O'Dell JR, Paulus HE, Curtis JR. Changes in lipoproteins associated with methotrexate or combination therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis: results from the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jun;65(6):1430-8. PubMed PMID: 23460074
  • Moreland LW. Reply: The effect of triple therapy versus etanercept plus methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Moreland et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Feb;65(2):539-40. PubMed PMID: 23124989
  • O'Dell JR, Curtis JR, Mikuls TR, Cofield SS, Bridges SL Jr, Ranganath VK, Moreland LW. Validation of the methotrexate-first strategy in patients with early, poor-prognosis rheumatoid arthritis: results from a two-year randomized, double-blind trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Aug;65(8):1985-94. PubMed PMID: 23686414
  • Walitt B, Mackey R, Kuller L, Deane KD, Robinson W, Holers VM, Chang YF, Moreland L. Predictive value of autoantibody testing for validating self-reported diagnoses of rheumatoid arthritis in the Women's Health Initiative. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 May 1;177(9):887-93. PubMed PMID: 23492764
  • Pendergrass SA, Brown-Gentry K, Dudek S, Frase A, Torstenson ES, Goodloe R, Ambite JL, Avery CL, Buyske S, Bužková P, Deelman E, Fesinmeyer MD, Haiman CA, Heiss G, Hindorff LA, Hsu CN, Jackson RD, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Lin Y, Matise TC, Monroe KR, Moreland L, Park SL, Reiner A, Wallace R, Wilkens LR, Crawford DC, Ritchie MD. Phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) for detection of pleiotropy within the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Network. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(1):e1003087. PubMed PMID: 23382687
  • Moreland LW, O'Dell JR, Paulus HE, Curtis JR, Bathon JM, St Clair EW, Bridges SL Jr, Zhang J, McVie T, Howard G, van der Heijde D, Cofield SS. A randomized comparative effectiveness study of oral triple therapy versus etanercept plus methotrexate in early aggressive rheumatoid arthritis: the treatment of Early Aggressive Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Sep;64(9):2824-35. PubMed PMID: 22508468
  • Singh JA, Furst DE, Bharat A, Curtis JR, Kavanaugh AF, Kremer JM, Moreland LW, O'Dell J, Winthrop KL, Beukelman T, Bridges SL Jr, Chatham WW, Paulus HE, Suarez-Almazor M, Bombardier C, Dougados M, Khanna D, King CM, Leong AL, Matteson EL, Schousboe JT, Moynihan E, Kolba KS, Jain A, Volkmann ER, Agrawal H, Bae S, Mudano AS, Patkar NM, Saag KG. 2012 update of the 2008 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and biologic agents in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 May;64(5):625-39. PubMed PMID: 22473917
  • Mikuls TR, Levan T, Gould KA, Yu F, Thiele GM, Bynote KK, Conn D, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith E, Brasington R, Moreland LW, Reynolds R, Gaffo A, Bridges SL Jr. Impact of interactions of cigarette smoking with NAT2 polymorphisms on rheumatoid arthritis risk in African Americans. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Mar;64(3):655-64. PubMed PMID: 21989592
  • Maska LB, Sayles HR, O'Dell JR, Curtis JR, Bridges SL Jr, Moreland LW, Cofield SS, Mikuls TR. Serum cotinine as a biomarker of tobacco exposure and the association with treatment response in early rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Dec;64(12):1804-10. PubMed PMID: 22730343
  • Racovan M, Walitt B, Collins CE, Pettinger M, Parks CG, Shikany JM, Wactawski-Wende J, Manson JE, Moreland L, Wright N, Jackson R, Howard BV. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation and incident rheumatoid arthritis: the Women's Health Initiative Calcium plus Vitamin D trial. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Dec;32(12):3823-30. PubMed PMID: 22190273
  • Patel AM, Lupash D, Chew D, Levesque MC, Moreland LW. Cost-effectiveness of biologics compared with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2011 Oct;13(5):381-2. PubMed PMID: 21755323
  • Patel AM, Lupash D, Chew D, Levesque MC, Moreland LW. Inhibition of spleen tyrosine kinase for rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2011 Oct;13(5):377-8. PubMed PMID: 21748415
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  • Pendergrass SA, Brown-Gentry K, Dudek SM, Torstenson ES, Ambite JL, Avery CL, Buyske S, Cai C, Fesinmeyer MD, Haiman C, Heiss G, Hindorff LA, Hsu CN, Jackson RD, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Lin Y, Matise TC, Moreland L, Monroe K, Reiner AP, Wallace R, Wilkens LR, Crawford DC, Ritchie MD. The use of phenome-wide association studies (PheWAS) for exploration of novel genotype-phenotype relationships and pleiotropy discovery. Genet Epidemiol. 2011 Jul;35(5):410-22. PubMed PMID: 21594894
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  • Tan W, Wu H, Zhao J, Derber LA, Lee DM, Shadick NA, Conn DL, Smith EA, Gersuk VH, Nepom GT, Moreland LW, Furst DE, Thompson SD, Jonas BL, Holers VM, Glass DN, Chen PP, Bridges SL Jr, Weinblatt ME, Paulus HE, Tsao BP. A functional RANKL polymorphism associated with younger age at onset of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Oct;62(10):2864-75. PubMed PMID: 20533289
  • Patel AM, Moreland LW. Certolizumab pegol: a new biologic targeting rheumatoid arthritis. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2010 Nov;6(6):855-66. PubMed PMID: 20979550
  • Bridges SL Jr, Causey ZL, Burgos PI, Huynh BQ, Hughes LB, Danila MI, van Everdingen A, Ledbetter S, Conn DL, Tamhane A, Westfall AO, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington R, Moreland LW, Alarcón GS, van der Heijde DM. Radiographic severity of rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans: results from a multicenter observational study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 May;62(5):624-31. PubMed PMID: 20461784
  • Cui J, Saevarsdottir S, Thomson B, Padyukov L, van der Helm-van Mil AH, Nititham J, Hughes LB, de Vries N, Raychaudhuri S, Alfredsson L, Askling J, Wedrén S, Ding B, Guiducci C, Wolbink GJ, Crusius JB, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Herenius M, Weinblatt ME, Shadick NA, Worthington J, Batliwalla F, Kern M, Morgan AW, Wilson AG, Isaacs JD, Hyrich K, Seldin MF, Moreland LW, Behrens TW, Allaart CF, Criswell LA, Huizinga TW, Tak PP, Bridges SL Jr, Toes RE, Barton A, Klareskog L, Gregersen PK, Karlson EW, Plenge RM. Rheumatoid arthritis risk allele PTPRC is also associated with response to anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Jul;62(7):1849-61. PubMed PMID: 20309874
  • Craig SM, Yu F, Curtis JR, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas B, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Mikuls TR. Vitamin D status and its associations with disease activity and severity in African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2010 Feb;37(2):275-81. PubMed PMID: 20032100
  • Hughes LB, Reynolds RJ, Brown EE, Kelley JM, Thomson B, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Westfall AO, Padilla MA, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Plenge RM, Bridges SL Jr. Most common single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with rheumatoid arthritis in persons of European ancestry confer risk of rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec;62(12):3547-53. PubMed PMID: 21120996
  • Mikuls TR, Sayles H, Yu F, Levan T, Gould KA, Thiele GM, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith E, Brasington R, Moreland LW, Reynolds RJ, Bridges SL Jr. Associations of cigarette smoking with rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec;62(12):3560-8. PubMed PMID: 20722010
  • Zhang J, Redden DT, McGwin G Jr, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Alarcón GS, Moreland LW, van der Heijde DM, Brown EE, Arnett DK, Mikuls TR, Bridges SL Jr. Generalized bone loss as a predictor of three-year radiographic damage in African American patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Aug;62(8):2219-26. PubMed PMID: 20506234
  • Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Malik A, Danila MI, Edberg Y, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Bridges SL. Genetic variants of STAT4 associated with rheumatoid arthritis in persons of Asian and European ancestry do not replicate in African Americans. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Apr;69(4):625-6. PubMed PMID: 20237121
  • Burgos PI, Causey ZL, Tamhane A, Kelley JM, Brown EE, Hughes LB, Danila MI, van Everdingen A, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Moreland LW, van der Heijde DM, Alarcón GS, Bridges SL Jr. Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12(3):R75. PubMed PMID: 20444266
  • Bradford RD, Pettit AC, Wright PW, Mulligan MJ, Moreland LW, McLain DA, Gnann JW, Bloch KC. Herpes simplex encephalitis during treatment with tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Sep 15;49(6):924-7. PubMed PMID: 19681709
  • Curtis JR, Arora T, Donaldson M, Alarcón GS, Callahan LF, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Mikuls TR. Skeletal health among African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Oct 15;61(10):1379-86. PubMed PMID: 19790118
  • Patel AM, Moreland LW. Certolizumab pegol in active rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2009 Oct;11(5):311-2. PubMed PMID: 19772823
  • Patel AM, Moreland LW. Tocilizumab versus methotrexate in moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2009 Oct;11(5):313-4. PubMed PMID: 19772824
  • Patel AM, Moreland LW. Methotrexate versus combination methotrexate and etanercept for rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2009 Oct;11(5):309-10. PubMed PMID: 19772822
  • Moreland LW, Curtis JR. Systemic nonarticular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis: focus on inflammatory mechanisms. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Oct;39(2):132-43. PubMed PMID: 19022481
  • Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Faggard JD, Danila MI, Crawford MH, Edberg Y, Padilla MA, Tiwari HK, Westfall AO, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Allison DB, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Edberg JC, Bridges SL Jr. An African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans. PLoS Genet. 2009 Mar;5(3):e1000424. PubMed PMID: 19300490
  • Gregersen PK, Amos CI, Lee AT, Lu Y, Remmers EF, Kastner DL, Seldin MF, Criswell LA, Plenge RM, Holers VM, Mikuls TR, Sokka T, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Xie G, Begovich AB, Siminovitch KA. REL, encoding a member of the NF-kappaB family of transcription factors, is a newly defined risk locus for rheumatoid arthritis. Nat Genet. 2009 Jul;41(7):820-3. PubMed PMID: 19503088
  • Moreland LW. Cytokines as targets for anti-inflammatory agents. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Dec;1182:88-96. PubMed PMID: 20074278
  • Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Faggard JD, Danila MI, Crawford MH, Edberg Y, Padilla MA, Tiwari HK, Westfall AO, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Allison DB Jr, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Edberg JC, Bridges SL Jr. Retraction: an African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans. PLoS Genet. 2009 Dec;5(12). PubMed PMID: 20020059
  • Levesque MC, Zhou Z, Moreland LW. Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide testing for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and the quest for improved sensitivity and predictive value. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Aug;60(8):2211-5. PubMed PMID: 19644881
  • Emery P, Fleischmann RM, Moreland LW, Hsia EC, Strusberg I, Durez P, Nash P, Amante EJ, Churchill M, Park W, Pons-Estel BA, Doyle MK, Visvanathan S, Xu W, Rahman MU. Golimumab, a human anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha monoclonal antibody, injected subcutaneously every four weeks in methotrexate-naive patients with active rheumatoid arthritis: twenty-four-week results of a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of golimumab before methotrexate as first-line therapy for early-onset rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Aug;60(8):2272-83. PubMed PMID: 19644849
  • Khanna D, Clements PJ, Furst DE, Korn JH, Ellman M, Rothfield N, Wigley FM, Moreland LW, Silver R, Kim YH, Steen VD, Firestein GS, Kavanaugh AF, Weisman M, Mayes MD, Collier D, Csuka ME, Simms R, Merkel PA, Medsger TA Jr, Sanders ME, Maranian P, Seibold JR. Recombinant human relaxin in the treatment of systemic sclerosis with diffuse cutaneous involvement: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Apr;60(4):1102-11. PubMed PMID: 19333948
  • Westhovens R, Kremer JM, Moreland LW, Emery P, Russell AS, Li T, Aranda R, Becker JC, Qi K, Dougados M. Safety and efficacy of the selective costimulation modulator abatacept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving background methotrexate: a 5-year extended phase IIB study. J Rheumatol. 2009 Apr;36(4):736-42. PubMed PMID: 19273451
  • Morgan SL, Baggott JE, Moreland L, Desmond R, Kendrach AC. The safety of flavocoxid, a medical food, in the dietary management of knee osteoarthritis. J Med Food. 2009 Oct;12(5):1143-8. PubMed PMID: 19857081
  • Sundy JS, Becker MA, Baraf HS, Barkhuizen A, Moreland LW, Huang W, Waltrip RW 2nd, Maroli AN, Horowitz Z. Reduction of plasma urate levels following treatment with multiple doses of pegloticase (polyethylene glycol-conjugated uricase) in patients with treatment-failure gout: results of a phase II randomized study. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Sep;58(9):2882-91. PubMed PMID: 18759308
  • Mikuls TR, Hughes LB, Westfall AO, Holers VM, Parrish L, van der Heijde D, van Everdingen M, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas B, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Gilkeson G, Howard G, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr. Cigarette smoking, disease severity and autoantibody expression in African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Nov;67(11):1529-34. PubMed PMID: 18198196
  • Saag KG, Teng GG, Patkar NM, Anuntiyo J, Finney C, Curtis JR, Paulus HE, Mudano A, Pisu M, Elkins-Melton M, Outman R, Allison JJ, Suarez Almazor M, Bridges SL Jr, Chatham WW, Hochberg M, MacLean C, Mikuls T, Moreland LW, O'Dell J, Turkiewicz AM, Furst DE. American College of Rheumatology 2008 recommendations for the use of nonbiologic and biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jun 15;59(6):762-84. PubMed PMID: 18512708
  • Hughes LB, Morrison D, Kelley JM, Padilla MA, Vaughan LK, Westfall AO, Dwivedi H, Mikuls TR, Holers VM, Parrish LA, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Gilkeson GS, Howard G, Moreland LW, Patterson N, Reich D, Bridges SL Jr. The HLA-DRB1 shared epitope is associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans through European genetic admixture. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Feb;58(2):349-58. PubMed PMID: 18240241
  • Kremer JM, Genant HK, Moreland LW, Russell AS, Emery P, Abud-Mendoza C, Szechinski J, Li T, Teng J, Becker JC, Westhovens R. Results of a two-year followup study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received a combination of abatacept and methotrexate. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Apr;58(4):953-63. PubMed PMID: 18383390
  • Gazi H, Pope JE, Clements P, Medsger TA, Martin RW, Merkel PA, Kahaleh B, Wollheim FA, Baron M, Csuka ME, Emery P, Belch JF, Hayat S, Lally EV, Korn JH, Czirjak L, Herrick A, Voskuyl AE, Bruehlmann P, Inanc M, Furst DE, Black C, Ellman MH, Moreland LW, Rothfield NF, Hsu V, Mayes M, McKown KM, Krieg T, Siebold JR. Outcome measurements in scleroderma: results from a delphi exercise. J Rheumatol. 2007 Mar;34(3):501-9. PubMed PMID: 17299843
  • Moreland LW. Disease modifiers: making the right therapeutic choices for our patients. J Rheumatol Suppl. 2007 Jul;79:21-6. PubMed PMID: 17611975
  • Turkiewicz AM, Moreland LW. Psoriatic arthritis: current concepts on pathogenesis-oriented therapeutic options. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Apr;56(4):1051-66. PubMed PMID: 17393414
  • Mikuls TR, Holers VM, Parrish L, Kuhn KA, Conn DL, Gilkeson G, Smith EA, Kamen DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Alarcón GS, Howard G, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr. Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody and rheumatoid factor isotypes in African Americans with early rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Sep;54(9):3057-9. PubMed PMID: 16948136
  • Hughes LB, Beasley TM, Patel H, Tiwari HK, Morgan SL, Baggott JE, Saag KG, McNicholl J, Moreland LW, Alarcón GS, Bridges SL Jr. Racial or ethnic differences in allele frequencies of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and their influence on response to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2006 Sep;65(9):1213-8. PubMed PMID: 16439441
  • Weisman MH, Durez P, Hallegua D, Aranda R, Becker JC, Nuamah I, Vratsanos G, Zhou Y, Moreland LW. Reduction of inflammatory biomarker response by abatacept in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2006 Nov;33(11):2162-6. PubMed PMID: 17014006
  • Moreland LW, Weinblatt ME, Keystone EC, Kremer JM, Martin RW, Schiff MH, Whitmore JB, White BW. Etanercept treatment in adults with established rheumatoid arthritis: 7 years of clinical experience. J Rheumatol. 2006 May;33(5):854-61. PubMed PMID: 16541481
  • Kremer JM, Genant HK, Moreland LW, Russell AS, Emery P, Abud-Mendoza C, Szechinski J, Li T, Ge Z, Becker JC, Westhovens R. Effects of abatacept in patients with methotrexate-resistant active rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jun 20;144(12):865-76. PubMed PMID: 16785475
  • Shatin D, Rawson NS, Curtis JR, Braun MM, Martin CK, Moreland LW, Becker AF, Patkar NM, Allison JJ, Saag KG. Documented tuberculin skin testing among infliximab users following a multi-modal risk communication interventions. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2006 Jan;15(1):11-8. PubMed PMID: 16136625
  • Clegg DO, Reda DJ, Harris CL, Klein MA, O'Dell JR, Hooper MM, Bradley JD, Bingham CO 3rd, Weisman MH, Jackson CG, Lane NE, Cush JJ, Moreland LW, Schumacher HR Jr, Oddis CV, Wolfe F, Molitor JA, Yocum DE, Schnitzer TJ, Furst DE, Sawitzke AD, Shi H, Brandt KD, Moskowitz RW, Williams HJ. Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and the two in combination for painful knee osteoarthritis. N Engl J Med. 2006 Feb 23;354(8):795-808. PubMed PMID: 16495392
  • Moreland LW, Genovese MC, Sato R, Singh A. Effect of etanercept on fatigue in patients with recent or established rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Apr 15;55(2):287-93. PubMed PMID: 16583424
  • Johnsen AK, Schiff MH, Mease PJ, Moreland LW, Maier AL, Coblyn JS, Helfgott SM, Leff JA, Weinblatt ME. Comparison of 2 doses of etanercept (50 vs 100 mg) in active rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized double blind study. J Rheumatol. 2006 Apr;33(4):659-64. PubMed PMID: 16482646
  • Schiff MH, Yu EB, Weinblatt ME, Moreland LW, Genovese MC, White B, Singh A, Chon Y, Woolley JM. Long-term experience with etanercept in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in elderly and younger patients: patient-reported outcomes from multiple controlled and open-label extension studies. Drugs Aging. 2006;23(2):167-78. PubMed PMID: 16536638
  • Teng GG, Turkiewicz AM, Moreland LW. Abatacept: a costimulatory inhibitor for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2005 Sep;5(9):1245-54. PubMed PMID: 16120053
  • Moreland LW. Febuxostat--treatment for hyperuricemia and gout?. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 8;353(23):2505-7. PubMed PMID: 16339099
  • Wu CW, Morrell MR, Heinze E, Concoff AL, Wollaston SJ, Arnold EL, Singh R, Charles C, Skovrun ML, FitzGerald JD, Moreland LW, Kalunian KC. Validation of American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for knee osteoarthritis using arthroscopically defined cartilage damage scores. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Dec;35(3):197-201. PubMed PMID: 16325660
  • Mikuls TR, Saag KG, Curtis J, Bridges SL Jr, Alarcon GS, Westfall AO, Lim SS, Smith EA, Jonas BL, Moreland LW. Prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia among African Americans with early rheumatoid arthritis: the impact of ethnic-specific normative data. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Aug;97(8):1155-60. PubMed PMID: 16173331
  • Moreland LW. Biologic therapies on the horizon for rheumatoid arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2004 Jun;10(3 Suppl):S32-9. PubMed PMID: 17043499
  • Moreland LW. Recent advances in anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: focus on the soluble TNF receptor p75 fusion protein, etanercept. BioDrugs. 1999 Mar;11(3):201-10. PubMed PMID: 18031130
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Rheumatology, member
  • American College of Physicians, member
  • American Society of Clinical Investigation, member
  • Osteoarthritis Research Society International, member

Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Rheumatology, Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine; Rheumatology, Board Certification (2011)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Osteoporosis
  • Immune System - Autoimmune Disorders
  • Immune System
  • Immune System - Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Clinical Interests
I see the full spectrum of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases seen by Rheumatologists. My primary areas of focus that align with my research interests include patients with inflammatory forms of arthritis ( example, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis), osteoarthritis, and vasculitis (ANCA-associated vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, etc).

Care Philosophy
I work closely with my patients to develop a shared diagnostic work-up and treatment plan.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine (1983)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, West Liberty State College (WV) (1979)
Internships:
  • West Virginia University Program (1984)
Residency Programs:
  • West Virginia University Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (1987)
Fellowships:
  • University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham) Program, Rheumatology (1990)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Rheumatology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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