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Francisco Quismorio, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medicine
IRD 424 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1946

Overview

Dr. Quismorio's research areas include autoimmunity and immunopathology of rheumatic and systemic connective tissue diseases, and clinical aspects of Systemic Lupus Ergthematosus (SLE). His current research is focused on antiphospholipid antibodies, autoantibodies in rheumatic diseases, central nervous system involvement and genetics in SLE.

Dr. Quismorio earned his medical degree from University of the Philippines. After performing his internship and residency he went on to complete two fellowships, one in rheumatology at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, and the other in immunology and rheumatic diseases at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Awards

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Research Award for Fellows, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: Fellow, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : Master, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: Fellow, 1987

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Outstanding Alumnus in Research, 1989

University of the Philippines : Entrance Scholarship, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: Most Outstanding Rotating Intern, 1964

Los Angeles City Council: Outstanding Physician, 2008

Philippine Heart Association: Burke Award, 1964

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Teaching Incentive Award, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: Fleur de Lis Award, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Award, 2006

Arthritis Foundation: Community Service Award, 2001

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: award conferred by, 1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: award conferred by, 1991

American College of Physicians: award conferred by, 1977

American College of Rheumatology: award conferred by, 1987

Los Angeles City Council: award conferred by, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: award conferred by, 2001

Southern California Rheumatism Society: award conferred by, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: award conferred by, 1964

American College of Rheumatology : award conferred by, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: award or honor for, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: award or honor for, 1991

University of the Philippines : award or honor for, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: award or honor for, 1964

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2006

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: award or honor for, 1989

Arthritis Foundation: award or honor for, 2001

American College of Physicians: award or honor for, 1977

American College of Rheumatology: award or honor for, 1987

Southern California Rheumatism Society: full naee, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology : award or honor for, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: start date, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: start date, 2008

University of the Philippines : start date, 1956

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: start date, 1989

American College of Rheumatology : start date, 2006

Southern California Rheumatism Society: start date, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: start date, 1977

Philippine Heart Association: start date, 1964

American Lupus Society: start date, 1991

Arthritis Foundation: start date, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2010-2015

Philippine Heart Association: person in primary position, 1964

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: person in primary position, 1989

American College of Physicians: person in primary position, 1977

American College of Rheumatology: person in primary position, 1987

American Lupus Society: person in primary position, 1991

American College of Rheumatology : person in primary position, 2006

Southern California Rheumatism Society: person in primary position, 1969-1970

University of the Philippines : person in primary position, 1956

Arthritis Foundation: person in primary position, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2010-2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: person in primary position, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: full name, 2001

Philippine Heart Association: full name, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: full name, 1969-1970

American Lupus Society: full name, 1991

American College of Rheumatology: full name, 1987

Los Angeles City Council: full name, 2008

University of the Philippines : full name, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2006

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: full name, 1989

American College of Physicians: full name, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : full name, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2010-2015

University of the Philippines : Professor of Medicine, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Professor of Medicine, 2010-2015

American College of Rheumatology: Professor of Medicine, 1987

American College of Rheumatology : Professor of Medicine, 2006

Arthritis Foundation: Professor of Medicine, 2001

Philippine Heart Association: Professor of Medicine, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Professor of Medicine, 1969-1970

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Professor of Medicine, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: Professor of Medicine, 2008

American Lupus Society: Professor of Medicine, 1991

American College of Physicians: Professor of Medicine, 1977

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Professor of Medicine, 1989

American Lupus Society: HR job title, 1991

University of the Philippines : HR job title, 1956

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: HR job title, 1989

Philippine Heart Association: HR job title, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: HR job title, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology: HR job title, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: HR job title, 2001

American College of Physicians: HR job title, 1977

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2010-2015

Los Angeles City Council: HR job title, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2006

American College of Rheumatology : HR job title, 2006

American Lupus Society: Department, 1991

Los Angeles City Council: Department, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Department, 2006

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Department, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: Department, 1964

American College of Rheumatology: Department, 1987

American College of Rheumatology : Department, 2006

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Department, 1989

University of the Philippines : Department, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Department, 2010-2015

American College of Physicians: Organization, 1977

Philippine Heart Association: Organization, 1964

University of the Philippines : Organization, 1956

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Organization, 1969-1970

Arthritis Foundation: Organization, 2001

American Lupus Society: Organization, 1991

Los Angeles City Council: Organization, 2008

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Organization, 1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2010-2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: Organization, 1987

American College of Rheumatology : Organization, 2006

University of the Philippines : position in department, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: position in department, 1964

American College of Rheumatology : position in department, 2006

American College of Physicians: position in department, 1977

Los Angeles City Council: position in department, 2008

Southern California Rheumatism Society: position in department, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology: position in department, 1987

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: position in department, 1989

Arthritis Foundation: position in department, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2010-2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2006

American Lupus Society: position in department, 1991

Philippine Heart Association: last name, 1964

University of the Philippines : last name, 1956

Los Angeles City Council: last name, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: last name, 2001

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: last name, 1989

Southern California Rheumatism Society: last name, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: last name, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : last name, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: last name, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: last name, 2010-2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC: last name, 2006

American Lupus Society: last name, 1991

American College of Physicians: Faculty Rank, 1977

University of the Philippines : Faculty Rank, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: Faculty Rank, 1964

American College of Rheumatology: Faculty Rank, 1987

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Faculty Rank, 1969-1970

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2010-2015

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Faculty Rank, 1989

American College of Rheumatology : Faculty Rank, 2006

American Lupus Society: Faculty Rank, 1991

Los Angeles City Council: Faculty Rank, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: Faculty Rank, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2006

Philippine Heart Association: sort order, 1964

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: sort order, 1989

American College of Rheumatology: sort order, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: sort order, 2001

American College of Physicians: sort order, 1977

American Lupus Society: sort order, 1991

Southern California Rheumatism Society: sort order, 1969-1970

Los Angeles City Council: sort order, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2010-2015

University of the Philippines : sort order, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2006

American College of Rheumatology : sort order, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: Person, 1987

Philippine Heart Association: Person, 1964

University of the Philippines : Person, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person, 2010-2015

Arthritis Foundation: Person, 2001

American College of Physicians: Person, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Person, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology : Person, 2006

American Lupus Society: Person, 1991

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Person, 1989

Los Angeles City Council: Person, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person, 2006

American College of Physicians: email address, 1977

University of the Philippines : email address, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: email address, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: email address, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology: email address, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: email address, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: email address, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2006

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: email address, 1989

Los Angeles City Council: email address, 2008

Philippine Heart Association: type, 1964

American Lupus Society: type, 1991

American College of Physicians: type, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : type, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2010-2015

University of the Philippines : type, 1956

Southern California Rheumatism Society: type, 1969-1970

Arthritis Foundation: type, 2001

American College of Rheumatology: type, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: type, 2008

University of the Philippines : Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2010-2015

Philippine Heart Association: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1964

American College of Rheumatology: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1987

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1989

American Lupus Society: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1991

American College of Rheumatology : Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2006

American College of Physicians: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1969-1970

Los Angeles City Council: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2006

University of the Philippines : workplace homepage, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: workplace homepage, 2006

Philippine Heart Association: workplace homepage, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: workplace homepage, 1969-1970

American Lupus Society: workplace homepage, 1991

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: workplace homepage, 1989

American College of Rheumatology: workplace homepage, 1987

American College of Rheumatology : workplace homepage, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: workplace homepage, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: workplace homepage, 2001

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Professor, 1969-1970

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Professor, 1989

University of the Philippines : Professor, 1956

American College of Rheumatology : Professor, 2006

American College of Physicians: Professor, 1977

Philippine Heart Association: Professor, 1964

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Professor, 2010-2015

Los Angeles City Council: Professor, 2008

American Lupus Society: Professor, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Professor, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: Professor, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: Professor, 2001

University of the Philippines : position in organization, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: position in organization, 1964

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in organization, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: position in organization, 1991

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: position in organization, 1989

American College of Rheumatology: position in organization, 1987

American College of Physicians: position in organization, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: position in organization, 1969-1970

American College of Rheumatology : position in organization, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: position in organization, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: position in organization, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in organization, 2006

University of the Philippines : award conferred by, 1956

Arthritis Foundation: is primary position, 2001

American College of Physicians: is primary position, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: is primary position, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: is primary position, 1964

American Lupus Society: is primary position, 1991

American College of Rheumatology: is primary position, 1987

Los Angeles City Council: is primary position, 2008

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: is primary position, 1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2010-2015

American College of Rheumatology : is primary position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2006

Philippine Heart Association: preferred title, 1964

Arthritis Foundation: preferred title, 2001

University of the Philippines : preferred title, 1956

Southern California Rheumatism Society: preferred title, 1969-1970

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: preferred title, 1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2010-2015

American College of Rheumatology: preferred title, 1987

American Lupus Society: preferred title, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2006

American College of Physicians: preferred title, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : preferred title, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: preferred title, 2008

American College of Rheumatology: first name, 1987

American College of Physicians: first name, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: first name, 1969-1970

University of the Philippines : first name, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: first name, 1964

American College of Rheumatology : first name, 2006

Arthritis Foundation: first name, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2006

American Lupus Society: first name, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2010-2015

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: first name, 1989

Los Angeles City Council: first name, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: Agent, 2001

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Agent, 1989

American College of Physicians: Agent, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Agent, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: Agent, 1964

University of the Philippines : Agent, 1956

American College of Rheumatology : Agent, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2006

American Lupus Society: Agent, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2010-2015

Los Angeles City Council: Agent, 2008

American College of Rheumatology: Agent, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: Department, 2001

American College of Physicians: Department, 1977

American College of Rheumatology : email address, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2006

American College of Rheumatology: Person ID, 1987

American College of Rheumatology : Person ID, 2006

American Lupus Society: Person ID, 1991

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Person ID, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: Person ID, 1964

University of the Philippines : Person ID, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2010-2015

American College of Physicians: Person ID, 1977

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Person ID, 1989

Los Angeles City Council: Person ID, 2008

Arthritis Foundation: Person ID, 2001

Los Angeles City Council: has faculty rank, 2008

Southern California Rheumatism Society: has faculty rank, 1969-1970

Arthritis Foundation: has faculty rank, 2001

American Lupus Society: has faculty rank, 1991

University of the Philippines : has faculty rank, 1956

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: has faculty rank, 1989

American College of Rheumatology: has faculty rank, 1987

American College of Physicians: has faculty rank, 1977

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Quismorio, Francisco, 2010-2015

American Lupus Society: Quismorio, Francisco, 1991

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Quismorio, Francisco, 2006

Los Angeles City Council: Quismorio, Francisco, 2008

American College of Rheumatology : Quismorio, Francisco, 2006

American College of Physicians: Quismorio, Francisco, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Quismorio, Francisco, 1969-1970

University of the Philippines : Quismorio, Francisco, 1956

Philippine Heart Association: Quismorio, Francisco, 1964

American College of Rheumatology: Quismorio, Francisco, 1987

Arthritis Foundation: Quismorio, Francisco, 2001

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Quismorio, Francisco, 1989

University of the Philippines : is primary position, 1956

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Award or Honor Receipt, 2006

American College of Physicians: Award or Honor Receipt, 1977

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Award or Honor Receipt, 1969-1970

Philippine Heart Association: Award or Honor Receipt, 1964

American Lupus Society: Award or Honor Receipt, 1991

University of the Philippines : Award or Honor Receipt, 1956

American College of Rheumatology: Award or Honor Receipt, 1987

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Award or Honor Receipt, 1989

Arthritis Foundation: Award or Honor Receipt, 2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Award or Honor Receipt, 2010-2015

Los Angeles City Council: Award or Honor Receipt, 2008

American College of Rheumatology : Award or Honor Receipt, 2006

Arthritis Foundation: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2001

Arthritis Foundation: Position, 2001

Philippine Heart Association: Position, 1964

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2006

Southern California Rheumatism Society: Position, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: Position, 1977

American College of Rheumatology: Position, 1987

American Lupus Society: Position, 1991

University of the Philippines : Position, 1956

University of the Philippines, College of Medicine: Position, 1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2010-2015

Los Angeles City Council: Position, 2008

American College of Rheumatology : Position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: end date, 2010-2015

Southern California Rheumatism Society: end date, 1969-1970

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2010-2015

American College of Rheumatology : has faculty rank, 2006

Philippine Heart Association: has faculty rank, 1964

Southern California Rheumatism Society: award or honor for, 1969-1970

Publications

Systemic lupus erythematosus coronary vasculitis demonstrated on cardiac computed tomography. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 43(5):294-7. View in: PubMed

Critical role of all-trans retinoic acid in stabilizing human natural regulatory T cells under inflammatory conditions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Aug 19; 111(33):E3432-40. View in: PubMed

Phenotypic and functional characteristic of a newly identified CD8+Foxp3-CD103+ regulatory T cells. J Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Feb; 6(1):81-92. View in: PubMed

Improving the care of patients with rheumatic diseases who have cardiovascular risk: comment on the article by Gossec et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Sep; 65(9):1548-9. View in: PubMed

Early arthritis: a race to the starting line. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):xiii-xv. View in: PubMed

Epilogue: how will we care for patients with early arthritis? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. Epilogue: how will we care for patients with early arthritis? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):427-9. View in: PubMed

Adult leukemic synovitis is associated with leukemia of monocytic differentiation. J Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Apr; 17(3):130-4. View in: PubMed

Clinical trials and public trust: the geographical shift to the Asia-Pacific region. Int J Rheum Dis. 2009 Sep; 12(3):186-91. View in: PubMed

Soft tissue infections. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2009 Feb; 35(1):45-62. View in: PubMed

Sarcoidosis and the rheumatologist. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2009 Jan; 21(1):62-70. View in: PubMed

Reactivity of serum antibodies to the keratin layer of rat esophagus in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Feb; 58(2 Suppl):S69-74. View in: PubMed

Spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage in necrotizing vasculitis. J Rheumatol. 2008 Jan; 35(1):180-2. View in: PubMed

Pulmonary involvement in ankylosing spondylitis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2006 Sep; 12(5):342-5. View in: PubMed

Pulmonary involvement in microscopic polyangiitis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2005 Sep; 11(5):447-51. View in: PubMed

CD4+ and CD8+ regulatory T cells generated ex vivo with IL-2 and TGF-beta suppress a stimulatory graft-versus-host disease with a lupus-like syndrome. J Immunol. 2004 Feb 1; 172(3):1531-9. View in: PubMed

Inflammatory arthritis secondary to metastatic gastric cancer. J Rheumatol. 2003 Dec; 30(12):2713-5. View in: PubMed

Sarcoid arthritis: a review of clinical features, pathology and therapy. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2003 Jun; 20(2):95-103. View in: PubMed

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