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Anthony R. French, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Director,Division of Pediatric Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Rheumatology

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric rheumatology

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Fixing the leaky pipeline: identifying solutions for improving pediatrician-scientist training during pediatric residency.
Burns AM, Ackerman KG, Thammasitboon S, Rassbach CE, Ward MA, Blankenburg RL, Forster CS, McPhillips HA, Wenger TL, Powell WT, Heyman MB, Hogarty MD, Boyer D, Hostetter M, Weiss P, Nguyen ST, Parsons DW, Moore DJ, Byrne BJ, French AR, Orange JS
Pediatr Res. 2020 Mar 16; doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-0837-2.

PMID:
    32179872
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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MicroRNA-142 Is Critical for the Homeostasis and Function of Type 1 Innate Lymphoid Cells.
Berrien-Elliott MM, Sun Y, Neal C, Ireland A, Trissal MC, Sullivan RP, Wagner JA, Leong JW, Wong P, Mah-Som AY, Wong TN, Schappe T, Keppel CR, Cortez VS, Stamatiades EG, Li MO, Colonna M, Link DC, French AR, Cooper MA, Wang WL, Boldin MP, Reddy P, Fehniger TA
Immunity. 2019 Sep 17; 51(3)479-490.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2019.06.016.

PMID:
    31402259
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dysregulated NK cell PLCγ2 signaling and activity in juvenile dermatomyositis.
Throm AA, Alinger JB, Pingel JT, Daugherty AL, Pachman LM, French AR
JCI Insight. 2018 Nov 15; 3(22)pii: 123236. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.123236.

PMID:
    30429375
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identification of enhanced IFN-γ signaling in polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis with mass cytometry.
Throm AA, Moncrieffe H, Orandi AB, Pingel JT, Geurs TL, Miller HL, Daugherty AL, Malkova ON, Lovell DJ, Thompson SD, Grom AA, Cooper MA, Oh ST, French AR
JCI Insight. 2018 Aug 9; 3(15)pii: 121544. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.121544.

PMID:
    30089725
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comment on: Evidence of innate lymphoid cell redundancy in humans.
Orange JS, Mace EM, French AR, Yokoyama WM, Fehniger TA, Cooper MA
Nat Immunol. 2018 Aug; 19(8)788-789. doi: 10.1038/s41590-018-0164-5.

PMID:
    30026477
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Epidemiology and Outcomes of Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis in Pediatric and Working-Age Adult Populations In the United States: Analysis of a Large National Claims Database.
Panupattanapong S, Stwalley DL, White AJ, Olsen MA, French AR, Hartman ME
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Dec; 70(12)2067-2076. doi: 10.1002/art.40577.

PMID:
    29806148
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Glycolytic requirement for NK cell cytotoxicity and cytomegalovirus control.
Mah AY, Rashidi A, Keppel MP, Saucier N, Moore EK, Alinger JB, Tripathy SK, Agarwal SK, Jeng EK, Wong HC, Miller JS, Fehniger TA, Mace EM, French AR, Cooper MA
JCI Insight. 2017 Dec 7; 2(23)pii: 95128. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.95128.

PMID:
    29212951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serologic Evidence of Gut-driven Systemic Inflammation in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Fotis L, Shaikh N, Baszis KW, Samson CM, Lev-Tzion R, French AR, Tarr PI
J Rheumatol. 2017 Nov; 44(11)1624-1631. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.161589.

PMID:
    28916545
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deficiency of the adaptor protein SLy1 results in a natural killer cell ribosomopathy affecting tumor clearance.
Arefanian S, Schäll D, Chang S, Ghasemi R, Higashikubo R, Zheleznyak A, Guo Y, Yu J, Asgharian H, Li W, Gelman AE, Kreisel D, French AR, Zaher H, Plougastel-Douglas B, Maggi L, Yokoyama W, Beer-Hammer S, Krupnick AS
Oncoimmunology. 2016; 5(12)e1238543. doi: 10.1080/2162402X.2016.1238543.

PMID:
    28123874
    [PubMed]
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Proteomic and phylogenetic coevolution analyses of pM79 and pM92 identify interactions with RNA polymerase II and delineate the murine cytomegalovirus late transcription complex.
Chapa TJ, Du Y, Sun R, Yu D, French AR
J Gen Virol. 2017 Feb; 98(2)242-250. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000676.

PMID:
    27926822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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