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Anthony R. French, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Rheumatology

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric rheumatology

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Second Floor Suite C
Office Phone: 314-454- 6124

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Rheumatology, Washington Univeristy, St. Louis, MO
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Medical Degree: University of Illinois, Champagne, IL

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Four Cases of Anti-PM/Scl Antibody-positive Juvenile Overlap Syndrome with Features of Myositis and Systemic Sclerosis.
Fotis L, Baszis KW, White AJ, French AR
J Rheumatol. 2016 Sep; 43(9)1768-9. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.151445.

PMID:
    27587018
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mesenteric vasculitis in children with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Fotis L, Baszis KW, French AR, Cooper MA, White AJ
Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Mar; 35(3)785-93. doi: 10.1007/s10067-015-2892-3.

PMID:
    25687984
    [PubMed - in process]
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Type I interferons link viral infection to enhanced epithelial turnover and repair.
Sun L, Miyoshi H, Origanti S, Nice TJ, Barger AC, Manieri NA, Fogel LA, French AR, Piwnica-Worms D, Piwnica-Worms H, Virgin HW, Lenschow DJ, Stappenbeck TS
Cell Host Microbe. 2015 Jan 14; 17(1)85-97. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.11.004.

PMID:
    25482432
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Elevated double negative T cells in pediatric autoimmunity.
Tarbox JA, Keppel MP, Topcagic N, Mackin C, Ben Abdallah M, Baszis KW, White AJ, French AR, Cooper MA
J Clin Immunol. 2014 Jul; 34(5)594-9. doi: 10.1007/s10875-014-0038-z.

PMID:
    24760111
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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MicroRNA-155 tunes both the threshold and extent of NK cell activation via targeting of multiple signaling pathways.
Sullivan RP, Fogel LA, Leong JW, Schneider SE, Wong R, Romee R, Thai TH, Sexl V, Matkovich SJ, Dorn GW 2nd, French AR, Fehniger TA
J Immunol. 2013 Dec 15; 191(12)5904-13. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1301950.

PMID:
    24227772
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Murine cytomegalovirus protein pM92 is a conserved regulator of viral late gene expression.
Chapa TJ, Perng YC, French AR, Yu D
J Virol. 2014 Jan; 88(1)131-42. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02684-13.

PMID:
    24131717
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hypogammaglobulinemia in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus.
Lim E, Tao Y, White AJ, French AR, Cooper MA
Lupus. 2013 Nov; 22(13)1382-7. doi: 10.1177/0961203313507990.

PMID:
    24106215
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mechanistic model of natural killer cell proliferative response to IL-15 receptor stimulation.
Zhao YM, French AR
PLoS Comput Biol. 2013; 9(9)e1003222. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003222.

PMID:
    24068905
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Markers of nonselective and specific NK cell activation.
Fogel LA, Sun MM, Geurs TL, Carayannopoulos LN, French AR
J Immunol. 2013 Jun 15; 190(12)6269-76. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1202533.

PMID:
    23656738
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Natural killer cell functional defects in pediatric patients with severe and recurrent herpesvirus infections.
Ornstein BW, Hill EB, Geurs TL, French AR
J Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 1; 207(3)458-68. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis701.

PMID:
    23175766
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The use of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and catatonia.
Mon T, L'ecuyer S, Farber NB, White AJ, Baszis KW, Hearn JK, Spiegel TE, French AR, Kitcharoensakkul M
Lupus. 2012 Dec; 21(14)1575-81. doi: 10.1177/0961203312464803.

PMID:
    23161578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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MicroRNA-deficient NK cells exhibit decreased survival but enhanced function.
Sullivan RP, Leong JW, Schneider SE, Keppel CR, Germino E, French AR, Fehniger TA
J Immunol. 2012 Apr 1; 188(7)3019-30. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1102294.

PMID:
    22379033
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Two-compartment model of NK cell proliferation: insights from population response to IL-15 stimulation.
Zhao YM, French AR
J Immunol. 2012 Apr 1; 188(7)2981-90. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1102989.

PMID:
    22379026
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sex differences in murine susceptibility to systemic viral infections.
Geurs TL, Hill EB, Lippold DM, French AR
J Autoimmun. 2012 May; 38(2-3)J245-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jaut.2011.12.003.

PMID:
    22209097
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fibrin matrices with affinity-based delivery systems and neurotrophic factors promote functional nerve regeneration.
Wood MD, MacEwan MR, French AR, Moore AM, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE, Moran DW, Borschel GH, Sakiyama-Elbert SE
Biotechnol Bioeng. 2010 Aug 15; 106(6)970-9. doi: 10.1002/bit.22766.

PMID:
    20589674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cutting edge: FcR-like 5 on innate B cells is targeted by a poxvirus MHC class I-like immunoevasin.
Campbell JA, Davis RS, Lilly LM, Fremont DH, French AR, Carayannopoulos LN
J Immunol. 2010 Jul 1; 185(1)28-32. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1000240.

PMID:
    20519648
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ly49H engagement compensates for the absence of type I interferon signaling in stimulating NK cell proliferation during murine cytomegalovirus infection.
Geurs TL, Zhao YM, Hill EB, French AR
J Immunol. 2009 Nov 1; 183(9)5830-6. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.0901520.

PMID:
    19828630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differential expression of granzyme B and C in murine cytotoxic lymphocytes.
Cai SF, Fehniger TA, Cao X, Mayer JC, Brune JD, French AR, Ley TJ
J Immunol. 2009 May 15; 182(10)6287-97. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.0804333.

PMID:
    19414782
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ly49h is necessary for genetic resistance to murine cytomegalovirus.
Cheng TP, French AR, Plougastel BF, Pingel JT, Orihuela MM, Buller ML, Yokoyama WM
Immunogenetics. 2008 Oct; 60(10)565-73. doi: 10.1007/s00251-008-0313-3.

PMID:
    18668236
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HLA alleles determine differences in human natural killer cell responsiveness and potency.
Kim S, Sunwoo JB, Yang L, Choi T, Song YJ, French AR, Vlahiotis A, Piccirillo JF, Cella M, Colonna M, Mohanakumar T, Hsu KC, Dupont B, Yokoyama WM
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 26; 105(8)3053-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0712229105.

PMID:
    18287063
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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