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Jeffrey Arthur Dvergsten, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Email address: jeffrey.dvergsten@duke.edu

Disease pathogenesis particularly in JIA, JDM and systemic-onset JIA.

Education and Training

  • Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, 2007 - 2010
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2002 - 2002
  • Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1999 - 2002
  • Medicine/Pediatrics Internship, Pediatrics/Medicine, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1993 - 1993
  • M.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1993

Publications

Cannon, Laura, Jeffrey Dvergsten, and Cory Stingl. “Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Development of Malignancy: 2 Case Reports and a Literature Review.” J Rheumatol 47, no. 3 (March 2020): 479. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.190929.

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Reed, Ann Marie, Cynthia S. Crowson, and Jeffrey Arthur Dvergsten. “A Path to Prediction of Outcomes in Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy.” Front Immunol 10 (2019): 638. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00638.

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Zhao, Yongdong, Eveline Y. Wu, Melissa S. Oliver, Ashley M. Cooper, Matthew L. Basiaga, Sheetal S. Vora, Tzielan C. Lee, et al. “Consensus Treatment Plans for Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis Refractory to Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and/or With Active Spinal Lesions.” Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 70, no. 8 (August 2018): 1228–37. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23462.

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Ferguson, Ian D., Patricia Griffin, Joshua J. Michel, Hiroshi Yano, Sarah L. Gaffen, Robert G. Mueller, Jeffrey A. Dvergsten, et al. “T Cell Receptor-Independent, CD31/IL-17A-Driven Inflammatory Axis Shapes Synovitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.” Front Immunol 9 (2018): 1802. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.01802.

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Rider, Lisa G., Nicolino Ruperto, Angela Pistorio, Brian Erman, Nastaran Bayat, Peter A. Lachenbruch, Howard Rockette, et al. “2016 ACR-EULAR adult dermatomyositis and polymyositis and juvenile dermatomyositis response criteria-methodological aspects.” Rheumatology (Oxford) 56, no. 11 (November 1, 2017): 1884–93. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kex226.

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Rider, Lisa G., Rohit Aggarwal, Angela Pistorio, Nastaran Bayat, Brian Erman, Brian M. Feldman, Adam M. Huber, et al. “2016 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Criteria for Minimal, Moderate, and Major Clinical Response in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: An International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group/Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation Collaborative Initiative.” Arthritis Rheumatol 69, no. 5 (May 2017): 911–23. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.40060.

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Kalampokis, Ioannis, Guglielmo M. Venturi, Jonathan C. Poe, Jeffrey A. Dvergsten, John W. Sleasman, and Thomas F. Tedder. “The Regulatory B Cell Compartment Expands Transiently During Childhood and Is Contracted in Children With Autoimmunity.” Arthritis Rheumatol 69, no. 1 (January 2017): 225–38. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.39820.

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Cabral, David A., Debra L. Canter, Eyal Muscal, Kabita Nanda, Dawn M. Wahezi, Steven J. Spalding, Marinka Twilt, et al. “Comparing Presenting Clinical Features in 48 Children With Microscopic Polyangiitis to 183 Children Who Have Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Wegener's): An ARChiVe Cohort Study.” Arthritis Rheumatol 68, no. 10 (October 2016): 2514–26. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.39729.

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Dvergsten, J. A., and A. M. Reed. “Progress and prognosis in juvenile dermatomyositis.” International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 9, no. 6 (January 1, 2014): 567–84. https://doi.org/10.2217/ijr.14.46.

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Dvergsten, Jeffrey A., Robert G. Mueller, Patricia Griffin, Sameem Abedin, Allyson Pishko, Joshua J. Michel, Margalit E. Rosenkranz, Ann M. Reed, Daniel A. Kietz, and Abbe N. Vallejo. “Premature cell senescence and T cell receptor-independent activation of CD8+ T cells in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.” Arthritis Rheum 65, no. 8 (August 2013): 2201–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.38015.

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