Description of Research Expertise:
vasculitis, connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary hypertension, , clinical and translational research, microbiome, epidemiology
Rhee RL, Davis JC, Ding L, Fervenza FC, Hoffman GS, Kallenberg CGM, Langford CA, McCune WJ, Monach PA, Seo P, Spiera R, St Clair EW, Specks U, Stone JH, Merkel PA: “The Utility of Urinalysis in Determining the Risk of Renal Relapse in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis” Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 13 (2): 251-7,2018.
Rhee RL, Sreih A, Najem CE, Grayson PC, Zhao C, Bittinger K, Collman RG, Merkel PA: "Characterisation of the Nasal Microbiota in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis" Ann Rheum Dis : 2018.
Rhee RL, Grayson PC, Merkel PA, Tomasson G: “Infections and the Risk of Incident Giant Cell Arteritis: a Population-Based, Case-Control Study" Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 76 (6): 1031-5,2017.
Sanges S, Launay D, Rhee RL, Sitbon O, Hachulla E, Mouthon L, Guillevin L, Rottat L, Clerson P, Cordier JF, Kawut SM, Simonneau G, Humbert M.: “A Prospective Study of the 6-Minute Walk Test as a Surrogate Marker for Hemodynamics in Two Independent Cohorts of Treatment-Naïve Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 75 (8): 1457-65,2016.
Rhee RL, Hogan SL, Poulton CJ, McGregor JG, Landis JR, Falk RJ, Merkel PA: “Trends in Long-Term Outcomes Among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis with Renal Disease.” Arthritis & Rheumatology 68 (7): 1711-20,2016.
Rhee RL, Gabler NB, Sangani, S, Praestgaard A, Merkel PA, Kawut SM: “Comparison of Treatment Response in Idiopathic and Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 192 (9): 1111-7,2015.
Rhee RL, Gabler NB, Praestgaard A, Merkel PA, Kawut SM: "Adverse Events in Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension." Arthritis & Rheumatology 67 (9): 2457-65,2015.
Rhee RL, Von Feldt JM, Schumacher HR, Merkel PA: "Readability and Suitability Assessment of Patient Education Materials in Rheumatic Diseases.” Arthritis Care & Research 65 (10): 1702-06,2013.