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Christine Pham, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Rheumatology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division

Areas of Clinical Interest

Rheumatology, arthritis, inflammation and proteases

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

VA Medical Center: John Cochran Division

915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106

Office Phone: 314-289-6335
Fax: 314-289-7007

Education

Education

B.S.: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 1981
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1989
Medical Degree: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 1985
Fellowship: Rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Plasma from some cancer patients inhibits adenoviral Ad5f35 vector transduction of dendritic cells.
Jin P, Chen W, Ren J, Chen S, Wood L, Zhao Y, Remaley A, Pham C, Lian S, Liu S, Liu H, Highfill S, Berzofsky JA, Stroncek DF
Cytotherapy. 2018 Apr 11; pii: S1465-3249(18)30439-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2018.03.001.

PMID:
    29655599
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intra-articular drug delivery systems for joint diseases.
Rai MF, Pham CT
Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2018 Apr 3; 4067-73. doi: 10.1016/j.coph.2018.03.013.

PMID:
    29625332
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Striking Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Liver Cancer Incidence Rates and Temporal Trends in California, 1988-2012.
Pham C, Fong TL, Zhang J, Liu L
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Mar 30; doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy051.

PMID:
    29617913
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mutational screening of germline <i>RB1</i> gene in Vietnamese patients with retinoblastoma reveals three novel mutations.
Nguyen HH, Nguyen HTT, Vu NP, Le QT, Pham CM, Huyen TT, Manh H, Pham HLB, Nguyen TD, Le HTT, Van Nong H
Mol Vis. 2018; 24231-238.

PMID:
    29568217
    [PubMed - in process]
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Contribution of Adipose-Derived Factor D/Adipsin to Complement Alternative Pathway Activation: Lessons from Lipodystrophy.
Wu X, Hutson I, Akk AM, Mascharak S, Pham CTN, Hourcade DE, Brown R, Atkinson JP, Harris CA
J Immunol. 2018 Apr 15; 200(8)2786-2797. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1701668.

PMID:
    29531168
    [PubMed - in process]
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Training in office based opioid treatment with buprenorphine in US residency programs: A national survey of residency program directors.
Tesema L, Marshall J, Hathaway R, Pham C, Clarke C, Bergeron G, Yeh J, Soliman M, McCormick D
Subst Abus. 2018 Mar 7; 1-24. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2018.1449047.

PMID:
    29513136
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Echinocandin resistance among Candida isolates at an academic medical centre 2005-15: analysis of trends and outcomes.
McCarty TP, Lockhart SR, Moser SA, Whiddon J, Zurko J, Pham CD, Pappas PG
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 28; doi: 10.1093/jac/dky059.

PMID:
    29506044
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Surveillance for azoles resistance in Aspergillus spp. highlights a high number of amphotericin B-resistant isolates.
Reichert-Lima F, Lyra L, Pontes L, Moretti ML, Pham CD, Lockhart SR, Schreiber AZ
Mycoses. 2018 Feb 22; doi: 10.1111/myc.12759.

PMID:
    29468746
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Talaromycosis (Penicilliosis) in a Cynomolgus Macaque.
Iverson WO, Karanth S, Wilcox A, Pham CD, Lockhart SR, Nicholson SM
Vet Pathol. 2018 Jan 1; 300985818758468. doi: 10.1177/0300985818758468.

PMID:
    29444633
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sterically Stabilized Terminal Hydride of a Diiron Dithiolate.
Carlson MR, Gray DL, Richers CP, Wang W, Zhao PH, Rauchfuss TB, Pelmenschikov V, Pham CC, Gee LB, Wang H, Cramer SP
Inorg Chem. 2018 Feb 19; 57(4)1988-2001. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02903.

PMID:
    29384371
    [PubMed]
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Alcohol Consumption and Binge Drinking Among Adult Population: Evidence From the CHILILAB Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Vietnam.
Pham CV, Tran HTD, Tran NT
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 Mar/Apr; 24 Suppl 2 Supplement, Public Health in VietnamS67-S73. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000733.

PMID:
    29369259
    [PubMed - in process]
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Injury Mortality in Vietnam: Patterns and Trends, 2005-2013.
Pham CV, Luong AM, Bachani AM, Nguyen TV, Tran NT, La QN
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 Mar/Apr; 24 Suppl 2 Supplement, Public Health in VietnamS44-S51. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000718.

PMID:
    29369256
    [PubMed - in process]
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Acute Angle Closure Precipitated by Hemorrhage and Necrosis of a Large Uveal Melanoma in the Setting of Systemic Immunomodulatory Therapy.
Pham CM, Kalyam K, Smith BT, Floyd J, Holds JB
Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Nov; 3(4)254-258. doi: 10.1159/000460255.

PMID:
    29344476
    [PubMed]
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Oculocardiac reflex elicited by orbital floor fracture and inferior globe displacement.
Pham CM, Couch SM
Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2017 Jun; 64-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2017.01.004.

PMID:
    29260043
    [PubMed]
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Abaloparatide: Review of a Next-Generation Parathyroid Hormone Agonist.
Boyce EG, Mai Y, Pham C
Ann Pharmacother. 2018 May; 52(5)462-472. doi: 10.1177/1060028017748649.

PMID:
    29241341
    [PubMed - in process]
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Risk factors for postpolypectomy bleeding in patients receiving anticoagulation or antiplatelet medications.
Lin D, Soetikno RM, McQuaid K, Pham C, Doan G, Mou S, Shergill AK, Somsouk M, Rouse RV, Kaltenbach T
Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Apr; 87(4)1106-1113. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2017.11.024.

PMID:
    29208464
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effectiveness of preoperative medical consultations by internal medicine physicians: a systematic review.
Pham CT, Gibb CL, Fitridge RA, Karnon JD
BMJ Open. 2017 Dec 3; 7(12)e018632. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018632.

PMID:
    29203506
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ultrafast direct electron transfer at organic semiconductor and metal interfaces.
Xiang B, Li Y, Pham CH, Paesani F, Xiong W
Sci Adv. 2017 Nov; 3(11)e1701508. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1701508.

PMID:
    29159282
    [PubMed - in process]
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Alcohol Warning Label Awareness and Attention: A Multi-method Study.
Pham C, Rundle-Thiele S, Parkinson J, Li S
Alcohol Alcohol. 2018 Jan 1; 53(1)39-45. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agx087.

PMID:
    29136096
    [PubMed - in process]
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Barriers to integrating the continuum of care for opioid and alcohol use disorders in primary care: A qualitative longitudinal study.
Storholm ED, Ober AJ, Hunter SB, Becker KM, Iyiewuare PO, Pham C, Watkins KE
J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Dec; 8345-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2017.09.015.

PMID:
    29129195
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Arthritis, inflammation, proteases