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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

Terminal Hydride Species in [FeFe]-Hydrogenases are Vibrationally Coupled to the Active Site Environment.
Cramer SP, Pham CC, Mulder DW, Pelmenschikov V, King PW, Ratzloff MW, Wang H, Mishra N, Alp E, Zhao J, Hu MY, Tamasaku K, Yoda Y
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Jun 19; doi: 10.1002/anie.201805144.

PMID:
    29923293
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Measuring gastric residual volumes in critically ill burn patients - A systematic review.
Pham CH, Collier ZJ, Garner WL, Kuza CM, Gillenwater TJ
Burns. 2018 Jun 15; pii: S0305-4179(18)30386-3. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2018.05.011.

PMID:
    29914737
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sustaining alcohol and opioid use disorder treatment in primary care: a mixed methods study.
Hunter SB, Ober AJ, McCullough CM, Storholm ED, Iyiewuare PO, Pham C, Watkins KE
Implement Sci. 2018 Jun 18; 13(1)83. doi: 10.1186/s13012-018-0777-y.

PMID:
    29914524
    [PubMed - in process]
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Recurrent Episodes of Myocardial Infarction in a 25-Year-Old Young Man With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Pak S, Pham C, Kahaleh B
Arch Rheumatol. 2018 Mar; 33(1)102-104. doi: 10.5606/ArchRheumatol.2018.6518.

PMID:
    29900997
    [PubMed]
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Drinking patterns vary by gender, age and country-level income: Cross-country analysis of the International Alcohol Control Study.
Chaiyasong S, Huckle T, Mackintosh AM, Meier P, Parry C, Callinan S, Pham C, Kazantseva E, Gray-Phillip G, Parker K, Casswell S
Drug Alcohol Rev. 2018 Jun 13; doi: 10.1111/dar.12820.

PMID:
    29900623
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Does Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Improve Clinical Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients With Undifferentiated Hypotension? An International Randomized Controlled Trial From the SHoC-ED Investigators.
Atkinson PR, Milne J, Diegelmann L, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D, Pham C, Henneberry R, Fraser JM, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Middleton J, van Hoving DJ, Peach M, Taylor L, Dahn T, Hurley S, MacSween K, Richardson LR, Stoica G, Hunter S, Olszynski PA, Lewis DA
Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jun 2; pii: S0196-0644(18)30325-1. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.04.002.

PMID:
    29866583
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Association of Genetic Variants With Response to Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy in Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Lorés-Motta L, Riaz M, Grunin M, Corominas J, van Asten F, Pauper M, Leenders M, Richardson AJ, Muether P, Cree AJ, Griffiths HL, Pham C, Belanger MC, Meester-Smoor MA, Ali M, Heid IM, Fritsche LG, Chakravarthy U, Gale R, McKibbin M, Inglehearn CF, Schlingemann RO, Omar A, Chen J, Koenekoop RK, Fauser S, Guymer RH, Hoyng CB, de Jong EK, Lotery AJ, Mitchell P, den Hollander AI, Baird PN, Chowers I
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 May 31; doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2019.

PMID:
    29852030
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Syntheses, Raman spectroscopy and crystal structures of alkali hexa-fluorido-rhenates(IV) revisited.
Louis-Jean J, Mariappan Balasekaran S, Smith D, Salamat A, Pham CT, Poineau F
Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2018 May 1; 74(Pt 5)646-649. doi: 10.1107/S2056989018005297.

PMID:
    29850083
    [PubMed]
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RHIM-based protein:protein interactions in microbial defence against programmed cell death by necroptosis.
Baker MODG, Shanmugam N, Pham CLL, Strange M, Steain M, Sunde M
Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2018 May 22; pii: S1084-9521(17)30394-4. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2018.05.004.

PMID:
    29738881
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Timing of elective pre-labour caesarean section: A decision analysis.
Wilmink FA, Pham CT, Edge N, Hukkelhoven CWPM, Steegers EAP, Mol BW
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Apr 26; doi: 10.1111/ajo.12821.

PMID:
    29700811
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Morphological and molecular review of Jacob's Mountain Stream Keelback Opisthotropis jacobi Angel Bourret, 1933 (Squamata: Natricidae) with description of a sibling species from northern Vietnam.
Ziegler T, David P, Ziegler TN, Pham CT, Nguyen TQ, Le MD
Zootaxa. 2018 Jan 21; 4374(4)476-496. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4374.4.2.

PMID:
    29689788
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 May; 20(5)728-739. doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2018.03.001.

PMID:
    29655599
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
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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; 1-7. 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 Jun 1; 73(6)1677-1680. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky059.

PMID:
    29506044
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Jun; 61(6)360-365. doi: 10.1111/myc.12759.

PMID:
    29468746
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Jul; 55(4)591-594. doi: 10.1177/0300985818758468.

PMID:
    29444633
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Arthritis, inflammation, proteases