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Richard D. Brasington, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Rheumatology
Arthritis

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Not Accepting New Patients

Areas of Clinical Interest

Investigation of new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, Sjogren syndrome, scleroderma

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Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-286-2635
Fax: 314-286-2338

Education

Education

Fellowship : Rheumatology, University of Iowa 1986
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Iowa 1985
Medical Degree: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1980
B.A.: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cardiovascular rheumatic diseases. Preface.
Brasington RD Jr
Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Feb; 40(1)xi-xii. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2013.10.009.

PMID:
    24268015
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis.
Sen D, González-Mayda M, Brasington RD Jr
Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Feb; 40(1)27-49. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2013.10.005.

PMID:
    24268008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complementary and alternative medicine use in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis.
Tamhane A, McGwin G Jr, Redden DT, Hughes LB, Brown EE, Westfall AO, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr, Callahan LF
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb; 66(2)180-9. doi: 10.1002/acr.22148.

PMID:
    23983105
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of the disease activity score using erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis.
Tamhane A, Redden DT, McGwin G Jr, Brown EE, Westfall AO, Reynolds RJ 4th, Hughes LB, Conn DL, Callahan LF, Jonas BL, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Moreland LW, Bridges SL Jr
J Rheumatol. 2013 Nov; 40(11)1812-22. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.121225.

PMID:
    23950187
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can tapentadol cause a false-positive urine drug screen result for amphetamine?
Tang S, Mullins ME, Braun BM, Hock KG, Scott MG, Guarino AH, Brasington RD
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2012 Dec; 50(10)1174-5. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2012.735367.

PMID:
    23088194
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of a multiethnic approach to identify rheumatoid- arthritis-susceptibility loci, 1p36 and 17q12.
Kurreeman FA, Stahl EA, Okada Y, Liao K, Diogo D, Raychaudhuri S, Freudenberg J, Kochi Y, Patsopoulos NA, Gupta N, CLEAR investigators, Sandor C, Bang SY, Lee HS, Padyukov L, Suzuki A, Siminovitch K, Worthington J, Gregersen PK, Hughes LB, Reynolds RJ, Bridges SL Jr, Bae SC, Yamamoto K, Plenge RM
Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Mar 9; 90(3)524-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.01.010.

PMID:
    22365150
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasma carboxypeptidase B downregulates inflammatory responses in autoimmune arthritis.
Song JJ, Hwang I, Cho KH, Garcia MA, Kim AJ, Wang TH, Lindstrom TM, Lee AT, Nishimura T, Zhao L, Morser J, Nesheim M, Goodman SB, Lee DM, Bridges SL Jr, Consortium for the Longitudinal Evaluation of African Americans with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (CLEAR) Registry, Gregersen PK, Leung LL, Robinson WH
J Clin Invest. 2011 Sep; 121(9)3517-27. doi: 10.1172/JCI46387.

PMID:
    21804193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Most common single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with rheumatoid arthritis in persons of European ancestry confer risk of rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans.
Hughes LB, Reynolds RJ, Brown EE, Kelley JM, Thomson B, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Westfall AO, Padilla MA, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Plenge RM, Bridges SL Jr
Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec; 62(12)3547-53. doi: 10.1002/art.27732.

PMID:
    21120996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis.
Burgos PI, Causey ZL, Tamhane A, Kelley JM, Brown EE, Hughes LB, Danila MI, van Everdingen A, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Moreland LW, van der Heijde DM, Alarcón GS, Bridges SL Jr
Arthritis Res Ther. 2010; 12(3)R75. doi: 10.1186/ar2994.

PMID:
    20444266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic variants of STAT4 associated with rheumatoid arthritis in persons of Asian and European ancestry do not replicate in African Americans.
Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Malik A, Danila MI, Edberg Y, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Bridges SL
Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Apr; 69(4)625-6. doi: 10.1136/ard.2009.113183.

PMID:
    20237121
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Retraction: an African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans.
Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Faggard JD, Danila MI, Crawford MH, Edberg Y, Padilla MA, Tiwari HK, Westfall AO, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD Jr, Allison DB Jr, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Edberg JC, Bridges SL Jr
PLoS Genet. 2009 Dec; 5(12)doi: 10.1371/annotation/80bd7285-9d2d-403a-8e6f-9c375bf977ca.

PMID:
    20020059
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic association of htSNPs across the major histocompatibility complex with rheumatoid arthritis in an African-American population.
Reynolds RJ, Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Yi N, Bridges SL Jr, CLEAR Investigators
Genes Immun. 2010 Jan; 11(1)94-7. doi: 10.1038/gene.2009.69.

PMID:
    19741715
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An African ancestry-specific allele of CTLA4 confers protection against rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans.
Kelley JM, Hughes LB, Faggard JD, Danila MI, Crawford MH, Edberg Y, Padilla MA, Tiwari HK, Westfall AO, Alarcón GS, Conn DL, Jonas BL, Callahan LF, Smith EA, Brasington RD, Allison DB, Kimberly RP, Moreland LW, Edberg JC, Bridges SL Jr
PLoS Genet. 2009 Mar; 5(3)e1000424. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000424.

PMID:
    19300490
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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New insights into the pathogenesis and genetics of psoriatic arthritis.
Nograles KE, Brasington RD, Bowcock AM
Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2009 Feb; 5(2)83-91. doi: 10.1038/ncprheum0987.

PMID:
    19182814
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Golimumab, a human antibody to tumour necrosis factor {alpha} given by monthly subcutaneous injections, in active rheumatoid arthritis despite methotrexate therapy: the GO-FORWARD Study.
Keystone EC, Genovese MC, Klareskog L, Hsia EC, Hall ST, Miranda PC, Pazdur J, Bae SC, Palmer W, Zrubek J, Wiekowski M, Visvanathan S, Wu Z, Rahman MU, GO-FORWARD Study
Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Jun; 68(6)789-96. doi: 10.1136/ard.2008.099010.

PMID:
    19066176
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cutaneous manifestations of vasculitis.
Xu LY, Esparza EM, Anadkat MJ, Crone KG, Brasington RD
Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Apr; 38(5)348-60. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2008.01.007.

PMID:
    18355896
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pulmonary Takayasu's arteritis masquerading as acute pulmonary embolism.
Singh J, Brasington RD Jr
J Clin Rheumatol. 2001 Dec; 7(6)388-94.

PMID:
    17039181
    [PubMed]
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Worsening of arthritis with antiretroviral therapy: the coexistence of rheumatoid arthritis and human immunodeficiency virus infection revisited.
Siva C, Brasington RD
J Clin Rheumatol. 2001 Feb; 7(1)42-6.

PMID:
    17039088
    [PubMed]
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Anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in patients with difficult to treat Takayasu arteritis.
Hoffman GS, Merkel PA, Brasington RD, Lenschow DJ, Liang P
Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Jul; 50(7)2296-304.

PMID:
    15248230
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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14. Immunologic rheumatic disorders.
Brasington RD Jr, Kahl LE, Ranganathan P, Latinis KM, Velazquez C, Atkinson JP
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb; 111(2 Suppl)S593-601.

PMID:
    12592305
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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