Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Ligon has a clinical research focus on sarcoidosis, particularly musculoskeletal manifestations, extrapulmonary and cardiac disease, and situations of overlap with autoimmune disease.
Giorgos Loizidis, Colin Ligon, MD, Michael George: "Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Patterns in Patients with Interstitial Pneumonia with Autoimmune Features (IPAF)" American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL : 2018.
Mugdha Agrawal, Colin Ligon: "Defining Characteristics of Patients with Overlap between Sarcoidosis and Connective Tissue Diseases”" American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL : 2018.
Lee Clare J, Iyer Geetha, Liu Yang, Kalyani Rita R, Bamba N'Dama, Ligon Colin B, Varma Sanskriti, Mathioudakis Nestoras: The effect of vitamin D supplementation on glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention studies. Journal of diabetes and its complications 31 (7): 1115-1126,2017.
Wangsiricharoen Sintawat, Ligon Colin, Gedmintas Lydia, Dehrab Admad, Tungsiripat Marisa, Bingham Clifton, Lozada Carlos, Calabrese Leonard: Rates of Serious Infections in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Therapy for Concomitant Autoimmune Diseases. Arthritis care & research 69 (3): 449-452,2017.
Ligon Colin, Hummers Laura K: Biomarkers in Scleroderma: Progressing from Association to Clinical Utility. Current rheumatology reports 18 (3): 17,2016.
Ligon C, Schulam P, Wise R, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, and Saria S: Faces in motion: Clinical subtyping in scleroderma using changes in forced vital capacity. ACR 2016 Abstract #60284 : 2016.
Ligon Colin B, Wigley Fredrick M: Editorial: Scleroderma: Bringing a Disease From Black-and-White Into Technicolor. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.) 67 (12): 3101-3,2015.
Ligon Colin B, Hummers Laura K, McMahan Zsuzsanna H: Oxalate nephropathy in systemic sclerosis: Case series and review of the literature. Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism 45 (3): 315-20,2015.
Christenson Eric S, Ligon Colin, Hsu Steven: A Wolf in Infection's Clothing: The Difficulties of Discerning Systemic Lupus Erythematosus from Its Infectious Sequelae. The American Journal of Medicine 128 (7): 9-10,2015.
Schulam P, Ligon C, Wise R, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, and S Saria. A: Computational Tool for Individualized Prognosis of Percent of Predicted Forced Vital Capacity Trajectories in Systemic Sclerosis. American College of Rheumatology Annual Conference : 2015.