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Chaim O. Jacob, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Medicine
HMR 705 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1822

Overview

Dr. Jacob's research interests include genetics and pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). He continues his groundbreaking work in discovering and characterizing new genes important to the development of SLE.

Dr. Jacob earned his medical degree from Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine. He then went on to complete graduate school at The Weizmann Institute of Science, followed by a Rheumatology Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Awards

The Henry Kunkel Society: Elected Member, 2009

Southern California Chapter of Arthritis Foundation: Klinenberg Award, 2000

The Reticulo Endothelial Society: Presidential Award, 1987

National Arthritis Foundation: Klinenberg Award, 2001-2002

J.F. Kennedy Memorial Prize

Irvington House Institute for Medical Research: Fellow, 1988-1990

Publications

Lessard CJ, Sajuthi S, Zhao J, Kim K, Ice JA, Li H, Ainsworth H, Rasmussen A, Kelly JA, Marion M, Bang SY, Bin Joo Y, Choi J, Lee HS, Mo Kang Y, Suh CH, Tae Chung W, Lee SK, Choe JY, Cheol Shim S, Hee Oh J, Jin Kim Y, Han BG, Shen N, Siew Howe H, Wakeland EK, Li QZ, Wook Song Y, Gaffney PM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Criswell LA, Jacob CO, Kimberly RP, Vyse TJ, Harley JB, Sivils KL, Bae SC, Langefeld CD, Tsao BP. Identification of a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Risk Locus Spanning ATG16L2, FCHSD2, and P2RY2 in Koreans. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 May; 68(5):1197-209. View in: PubMed

Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Ziegler JT, Molineros J, Howard TD, Moreno-Estrada A, Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Ainsworth HC, Ortiz-Tello P, Comeau ME, Rasmussen A, Kelly JA, Adler A, Acevedo-Vázquez EM, Mariano Cucho-Venegas J, García-De la Torre I, Cardiel MH, Miranda P, Catoggio LJ, Maradiaga-Ceceña M, Gaffney PM, Vyse TJ, Criswell LA, Tsao BP, Sivils KL, Bae SC, James JA, Kimberly RP, Kaufman KM, Harley JB, Esquivel-Valerio JA, Moctezuma JF, García MA, Berbotto GA, Babini AM, Scherbarth H, Toloza S, Baca V, Nath SK, Aguilar Salinas C, Orozco L, Tusié-Luna T, Zidovetzki R, Pons-Estel BA, Langefeld CD, Jacob CO. Genome-Wide Association Study in an Amerindian Ancestry Population Reveals Novel Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Risk Loci and the Role of European Admixture. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Apr; 68(4):932-43. View in: PubMed

Raj P, Rai E, Song R, Khan S, Wakeland BE, Viswanathan K, Arana C, Liang C, Zhang B, Dozmorov I, Carr-Johnson F, Mitrovic M, Wiley GB, Kelly JA, Lauwerys BR, Olsen NJ, Cotsapas C, Garcia CK, Wise CA, Harley JB, Nath SK, James JA, Jacob CO, Tsao BP, Pasare C, Karp DR, Li QZ, Gaffney PM, Wakeland EK. Regulatory polymorphisms modulate the expression of HLA class II molecules and promote autoimmunity. Elife. 2016; 5. View in: PubMed

Zhao J, Giles BM, Taylor RL, Yette GA, Lough KM, Ng HL, Abraham LJ, Wu H, Kelly JA, Glenn SB, Adler AJ, Williams AH, Comeau ME, Ziegler JT, Marion M, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Preferential association of a functional variant in complement receptor 2 with antibodies to double-stranded DNA. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jan; 75(1):242-52. View in: PubMed

Zhao J, Wu H, Langefeld CD, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Bae SC. Genetic associations of leptin-related polymorphisms with systemic lupus erythematosus. Clin Immunol. 2015 Dec; 161(2):157-62. View in: PubMed

Strait RT, Posgai MT, Mahler A, Barasa N, Jacob CO, Köhl J, Ehlers M, Stringer K, Shanmukhappa SK, Witte D, Hossain MM, Khodoun M, Herr AB, Finkelman FD. Erratum: IgG1 protects against renal disease in a mouse model of cryoglobulinaemia. Nature. 2015 Oct 29; 526(7575):728. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Yu N, Sindhava V, Cancro MP, Pawar RD, Putterman C, Stohl W. Differential Development of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in NZM 2328 Mice Deficient in Discrete Pairs of BAFF Receptors. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Sep; 67(9):2523-35. View in: PubMed

Armstrong DL, Eisenstein M, Zidovetzki R, Jacob CO. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-associated Neutrophil Cytosolic Factor 2 Mutation Affects the Structure of NADPH Oxidase Complex. J Biol Chem. 2015 May 15; 290(20):12595-602. View in: PubMed

Lu X, Zoller EE, Weirauch MT, Wu Z, Namjou B, Williams AH, Ziegler JT, Comeau ME, Marion MC, Glenn SB, Adler A, Shen N, Nath SK, Stevens AM, Freedman BI, Tsao BP, Jacob CO, Kamen DL, Brown EE, Gilkeson GS, Alarcón GS, Reveille JD, Anaya JM, James JA, Sivils KL, Criswell LA, Vilá LM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Petri M, Scofield RH, Kimberly RP, Ramsey-Goldman R, Joo YB, Choi J, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Graham DC, Vyse TJ, Guthridge JM, Gaffney PM, Langefeld CD, Kelly JA, Greis KD, Kaufman KM, Harley JB, Kottyan LC. Lupus Risk Variant Increases pSTAT1 Binding and Decreases ETS1 Expression. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 May 7; 96(5):731-9. View in: PubMed

Armstrong DL, Eisenstein M, Zidovetzki R, Jacob CO. 207 Structural basis of the effect of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)-associated mutations on the activity of NADPH oxidase. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2015 May; 33 Suppl 1:139-40. View in: PubMed

Kubagawa H, Carroll MC, Jacob CO, Lang KS, Lee KH, Mak T, McAndrews M, Morse HC, Nolan GP, Ohno H, Richter GH, Seal R, Wang JY, Wiestner A, Coligan JE. Nomenclature of Toso, Fas Apoptosis Inhibitory Molecule 3, and IgM FcR. J Immunol. 2015 May 1; 194(9):4055-7. View in: PubMed

Strait RT, Posgai MT, Mahler A, Barasa N, Jacob CO, Köhl J, Ehlers M, Stringer K, Shanmukhappa SK, Witte D, Hossain MM, Khodoun M, Herr AB, Finkelman FD. IgG1 protects against renal disease in a mouse model of cryoglobulinaemia. Nature. 2015 Jan 22; 517(7535):501-4. View in: PubMed

Kottyan LC, Zoller EE, Bene J, Lu X, Kelly JA, Rupert AM, Lessard CJ, Vaughn SE, Marion M, Weirauch MT, Namjou B, Adler A, Rasmussen A, Glenn S, Montgomery CG, Hirschfield GM, Xie G, Coltescu C, Amos C, Li H, Ice JA, Nath SK, Mariette X, Bowman S. The IRF5-TNPO3 association with systemic lupus erythematosus has two components that other autoimmune disorders variably share. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Jan 15; 24(2):582-96. View in: PubMed

Chung SA, Brown EE, Williams AH, Ramos PS, Berthier CC, Bhangale T, Alarcon-Riquelme ME, Behrens TW, Criswell LA, Graham DC, Demirci FY, Edberg JC, Gaffney PM, Harley JB, Jacob CO, Kamboh MI, Kelly JA, Manzi S, Moser-Sivils KL, Russell LP, Petri M, Tsao BP, Vyse TJ, Zidovetzki R, Kretzler M, Kimberly RP, Freedman BI, Graham RR, Langefeld CD. Lupus nephritis susceptibility Loci in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Dec; 25(12):2859-70. View in: PubMed

Guthridge JM, Lu R, Sun H, Sun C, Wiley GB, Dominguez N, Macwana SR, Lessard CJ, Kim-Howard X, Cobb BL, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Langefeld CD, Adler AJ, Harley IT, Merrill JT, Gilkeson GS, Kamen DL, Niewold TB, Brown EE, Edberg JC, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Kimberly RP, Freedman BI, Stevens AM, Boackle SA, Criswell LA, Vyse TJ, Behrens TW, Jacob CO, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Sivils KL, Choi J, Joo YB, Bang SY, Lee HS, Bae SC, Shen N, Qian X, Tsao BP, Scofield RH, Harley JB, Webb CF, Wakeland EK, James JA, Nath SK, Graham RR, Gaffney PM. Two Functional Lupus-Associated BLK Promoter Variants Control Cell-Type- and Developmental-Stage-Specific Transcription. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Apr 3; 94(4):586-98. View in: PubMed

Vaughn SE, Foley C, Lu X, Patel ZH, Zoller EE, Magnusen AF, Williams AH, Ziegler JT, Comeau ME, Marion MC, Glenn SB, Adler A, Shen N, Nath S, Stevens AM, Freedman BI, Tsao BP, Jacob CO, Kamen DL, Brown EE, Gilkeson GS, Alarcón GS, Reveille JD, Anaya JM, James JA, Moser KL, Criswell LA, Vilá LM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Petri M, Scofield RH, Kimberly RP, Ramsey-Goldman R, Binjoo Y, Choi J, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Vyse TJ, Guthridge JM, Namjou B, Gaffney PM, Langefeld CD, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Harley IT, Harley JB, Kottyan LC. Lupus risk variants in the PXK locus alter B-cell receptor internalization. Front Genet. 2014; 5:450. View in: PubMed

Caster DJ, Korte EA, Nanda SK, McLeish KR, Oliver RK, G'sell RT, Sheehan RM, Freeman DW, Coventry SC, Kelly JA, Guthridge JM, James JA, Sivils KL, Alarcon-Riquelme ME, Scofield RH, Adrianto I, Gaffney PM, Stevens AM, Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Tsao BP, Pons-Estel BA, Jacob CO, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, Brown EE, Alarcon GS, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Martin J, Merrill JT, Harley JB, Kaufman KM, Reveille JD, Anaya JM, Criswell LA, Vila LM, Petri M, Ramsey-Goldman R, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Vyse TJ, Niewold TB, Cohen P, Powell DW. ABIN1 dysfunction as a genetic basis for lupus nephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Nov; 24(11):1743-54. View in: PubMed

Ramos PS, Oates JC, Kamen DL, Williams AH, Gaffney PM, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Kimberly RP, Niewold TB, Jacob CO, Tsao BP, Alarcón GS, Brown EE, Edberg JC, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, James JA, Guthridge JM, Merrill JT, Boackle SA, Freedman BI, Scofield RH, Stevens AM, Vyse TJ, Criswell LA, Moser KL, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Langefeld CD, Harley JB, Gilkeson GS. Variable association of reactive intermediate genes with systemic lupus erythematosus in populations with different African ancestry. J Rheumatol. 2013 Jun; 40(6):842-9. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Yu N, Guo S, Jacob N, Quinn WJ, Sindhava V, Cancro MP, Goilav B, Putterman C, Migone TS, Stohl W. Development of systemic lupus erythematosus in NZM 2328 mice in the absence of any single BAFF receptor. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Apr; 65(4):1043-54. View in: PubMed

Kaufman KM, Zhao J, Kelly JA, Hughes T, Adler A, Sanchez E, Ojwang JO, Langefeld CD, Ziegler JT, Williams AH, Comeau ME, Marion MC, Glenn SB, Cantor RM, Grossman JM, Hahn BH, Song YW, Yu CY, James JA, Guthridge JM, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri MA, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Anaya JM, Boackle SA, Stevens AM, Freedman BI, Criswell LA, Pons Estel BA. Fine mapping of Xq28: both MECP2 and IRAK1 contribute to risk for systemic lupus erythematosus in multiple ancestral groups. Ann Rheum Dis. 2013 Mar; 72(3):437-44. View in: PubMed

Molineros JE, Maiti AK, Sun C, Looger LL, Han S, Kim-Howard X, Glenn S, Adler A, Kelly JA, Niewold TB, Gilkeson GS, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Edberg JC, Petri M, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Freedman BI, Tsao BP, Criswell LA, Jacob CO, Moore JH, Vyse TJ, Langefeld CL, Guthridge JM, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Scofield RH, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Admixture mapping in lupus identifies multiple functional variants within IFIH1 associated with apoptosis, inflammation, and autoantibody production. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(2):e1003222. View in: PubMed

Sakurai D, Zhao J, Deng Y, Kelly JA, Brown EE, Harley JB, Bae SC, Alarc?n-Riquelme ME. Preferential binding to Elk-1 by SLE-associated IL10 risk allele upregulates IL10 expression. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(10):e1003870. View in: PubMed

Namjou B, Kim-Howard X, Sun C, Adler A, Chung SA, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Glenn SB, Guthridge JM, Scofield RH, Kimberly RP, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Edberg JC, Kim JH, Choi J, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri MA, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Boackle SA, Freedman BI, Tsao BP, Langefeld CD, Vyse TJ, Jacob CO, Pons-Estel B. PTPN22 association in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with respect to individual ancestry and clinical sub-phenotypes. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e69404. View in: PubMed

Manku H, Langefeld CD, Guerra SG, Malik TH, Alarcon-Riquelme M, Anaya JM, Bae SC, Boackle SA, Brown EE, Criswell LA, Freedman BI, Gaffney PM, Gregersen PA, Guthridge JM, Han SH, Harley JB, Jacob CO, James JA, Kamen DL, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Martin J, Merrill JT, Moser KL, Niewold TB, Park SY, Pons-Estel BA, Sawalha AH, Scofield RH, Shen N, Stevens AM, Sun C, Gilkeson GS, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Nath SK, Tsao BP, Vyse TJ. Trans-ancestral studies fine map the SLE-susceptibility locus TNFSF4. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(7):e1003554. View in: PubMed

Deng Y, Zhao J, Sakurai D, Kaufman KM, Edberg JC, Kimberly RP, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, Jacob CO, Scofield RH, Langefeld CD, Kelly JA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri MA, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Alarcón GS, Vyse TJ, Pons-Estel BA. MicroRNA-3148 modulates allelic expression of toll-like receptor 7 variant associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(2):e1003336. View in: PubMed

Kim K, Brown EE, Choi CB, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Variation in the ICAM1-ICAM4-ICAM5 locus is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility in multiple ancestries. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Nov; 71(11):1809-14. View in: PubMed

Sánchez E, Rasmussen A, Riba L, Acevedo-Vasquez E, Kelly JA, Langefeld CD, Williams AH, Ziegler JT, Comeau ME, Marion MC, García-De La Torre I, Maradiaga-Ceceña MA, Cardiel MH, Esquivel-Valerio JA, Rodriguez-Amado J, Moctezuma JF, Miranda P, Perandones CE, Castel C, Laborde HA, Alba P, Musuruana JL, Goecke IA, Anaya JM, Kaufman KM, Adler A, Glenn SB, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Vilá LM, Criswell LA, Gilkeson GS, Niewold TB, Martín J, Vyse TJ, Boackle SA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Scofield RH, Petri M, Merrill JT, Reveille JD, Tsao BP, Orozco L, Baca V, Moser KL, Gaffney PM, James JA, Harley JB, Tusié-Luna T, Pons-Estel BA, Jacob CO, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Impact of genetic ancestry and sociodemographic status on the clinical expression of systemic lupus erythematosus in American Indian-European populations. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Nov; 64(11):3687-94. View in: PubMed

Adrianto I, Wang S, Wiley GB, Lessard CJ, Kelly JA, Adler AJ, Glenn SB, Williams AH, Ziegler JT, Comeau ME, Marion MC, Wakeland BE, Liang C, Kaufman KM, Guthridge JM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Association of two independent functional risk haplotypes in TNIP1 with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Nov; 64(11):3695-705. View in: PubMed

Namjou B, Choi CB, Harley IT, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Evaluation of TRAF6 in a large multiancestral lupus cohort. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jun; 64(6):1960-9. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Guo S, Jacob N, Pawar RD, Putterman C, Quinn WJ, Cancro MP, Migone TS, Stohl W. Dispensability of APRIL to the development of systemic lupus erythematosus in NZM 2328 mice. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 May; 64(5):1610-9. View in: PubMed

Jacob N, Jacob CO. Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis: an impressionist perspective. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):243-57. View in: PubMed

Hughes T, Adler A, Merrill JT, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Williams A, Langefeld CD, Gilkeson GS, Sanchez E, Martin J, Boackle SA, Stevens AM, Alarcón GS, Niewold TB, Brown EE, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri M, Reveille JD, Criswell LA, Vilá LM, Jacob CO, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Vyse TJ, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Analysis of autosomal genes reveals gene-sex interactions and higher total genetic risk in men with systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 May; 71(5):694-9. View in: PubMed

Lessard CJ, Adrianto I, Ice JA, Wiley GB, Kelly JA, Glenn SB, Adler AJ, Li H, Rasmussen A, Williams AH, Ziegler J, Comeau ME, Marion M, Wakeland BE, Liang C, Ramos PS, Grundahl KM, Gallant CJ. Identification of IRF8, TMEM39A, and IKZF3-ZPBP2 as Susceptibility Loci for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Large-Scale Multiracial Replication Study. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Apr 6; 90(4):648-60. View in: PubMed

Hughes T, Adler A, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Williams AH, Langefeld CD, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri M, Boackle SA, Stevens AM, Reveille JD, Sanchez E, Martín J, Niewold TB, Vilá LM, Scofield RH, Gilkeson GS, Gaffney PM, Criswell LA, Moser KL, Merrill JT, Jacob CO, Tsao BP, James JA, Vyse TJ, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Evidence for gene-gene epistatic interactions among susceptibility loci for systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Feb; 64(2):485-92. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Eisenstein M, Dinauer MC, Ming W, Liu Q, John S, Quismorio FP, Reiff A, Myones BL, Kaufman KM, McCurdy D, Harley JB, Silverman E, Kimberly RP, Vyse TJ, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Klein-Gitelman M, Wagner-Weiner L, Langefeld CD, Armstrong DL, Zidovetzki R. Lupus-associated causal mutation in neutrophil cytosolic factor 2 (NCF2) brings unique insights to the structure and function of NADPH oxidase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 10; 109(2):E59-67. View in: PubMed

Ramos PS, Criswell LA, Moser KL, Comeau ME, Williams AH, Pajewski NM, Chung SA, Graham RR, Zidovetzki R, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Jacob CO, Vyse TJ, Tsao BP, Kimberly RP, Gaffney PM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Harley JB, Langefeld CD. A comprehensive analysis of shared loci between systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and sixteen autoimmune diseases reveals limited genetic overlap. PLoS Genet. 2011 Dec; 7(12):e1002406. View in: PubMed

Sánchez E, Comeau ME, Freedman BI, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Langefeld CD, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri M, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Merrill JT, Tsao BP, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, James JA, Vyse TJ. Identification of novel genetic susceptibility loci in African American lupus patients in a candidate gene association study. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Nov; 63(11):3493-501. View in: PubMed

Sanchez E, Nadig A, Richardson BC, Freedman BI, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Niewold TB, Kamen DL, Gilkeson GS, Ziegler JT, Langefeld CD, Alarcón GS, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri M, Brown EE, Kimberly RP, Reveille JD, Vilá LM, Merrill JT, Anaya JM, James JA, Pons-Estel BA, Martin J, Park SY, Bang SY, Bae SC, Moser KL, Vyse TJ, Criswell LA, Gaffney PM, Tsao BP, Jacob CO, Harley JB, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Phenotypic associations of genetic susceptibility loci in systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 Oct; 70(10):1752-7. View in: PubMed

Tan W, Sunahori K, Zhao J, Deng Y, Kaufman KM, Kelly JA, Langefeld CD, Williams AH, Comeau ME, Ziegler JT, Marion MC, Bae SC, Lee JH, Lee JS, Chang DM, Song YW, Yu CY, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Brown EE, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Vilá LM, Reveille JD, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Harley JB, Boackle SA, Stevens AM, Scofield RH, Merrill JT, Freedman BI, Anaya JM, Criswell LA, Jacob CO, Vyse TJ, Niewold TB, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Gilkeson GS, Kamen DL, James JA, Grossman JM, Hahn BH, Tsokos GC, Tsao BP. Association of PPP2CA polymorphisms with systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility in multiple ethnic groups. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Sep; 63(9):2755-63. View in: PubMed

Ramos PS, Williams AH, Ziegler JT, Comeau ME, Guy RT, Lessard CJ, Li H, Edberg JC, Zidovetzki R, Criswell LA, Gaffney PM, Graham DC, Graham RR, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Brown EE, Alarcón GS, Petri MA, Reveille JD, McGwin G, Vilá LM, Ramsey-Goldman R, Jacob CO, Vyse TJ, Tsao BP, Harley JB, Kimberly RP, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Langefeld CD, Moser KL. Genetic analyses of interferon pathway-related genes reveal multiple new loci associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul; 63(7):2049-57. View in: PubMed

Zhao J, Wu H, Khosravi M, Cui H, Qian X, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Langefeld CD, Williams AH, Comeau ME, Ziegler JT, Marion MC, Adler A, Glenn SB, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Association of genetic variants in complement factor H and factor H-related genes with systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility. PLoS Genet. 2011 May; 7(5):e1002079. View in: PubMed

Jacob N, Guo S, Mathian A, Koss MN, Gindea S, Putterman C, Jacob CO, Stohl W. B Cell and BAFF dependence of IFN-a-exaggerated disease in systemic lupus erythematosus-prone NZM 2328 mice. J Immunol. 2011 Apr 15; 186(8):4984-93. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO. Reflections on Darwinian Evolution - Is there a Jewish Perspective? Rambam Maimonides Med J. 2011 Apr; 2(2):e0044. View in: PubMed

Adrianto I, Wen F, Templeton A, Wiley G, King JB, Lessard CJ, Bates JS, Hu Y, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Guthridge JM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Association of a functional variant downstream of TNFAIP3 with systemic lupus erythematosus. Nat Genet. 2011 Mar; 43(3):253-8. View in: PubMed

Chung SA, Taylor KE, Graham RR, Nititham J, Lee AT, Ortmann WA, Jacob CO, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Tsao BP, Harley JB, Gaffney PM, Moser KL. Differential genetic associations for systemic lupus erythematosus based on anti-dsDNA autoantibody production. PLoS Genet. 2011 Mar; 7(3):e1001323. View in: PubMed

Taylor KE, Chung SA, Graham RR, Ortmann WA, Lee AT, Langefeld CD, Jacob CO, Kamboh MI, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Tsao BP, Moser KL, Gaffney PM, Harley JB, Petri M, Manzi S, Gregersen PK, Behrens TW, Criswell LA. Risk alleles for systemic lupus erythematosus in a large case-control collection and associations with clinical subphenotypes. PLoS Genet. 2011 Feb; 7(2):e1001311. View in: PubMed

Lessard CJ, Adrianto I, Kelly JA, Kaufman KM, Grundahl KM, Adler A, Williams AH, Gallant CJ. Identification of a systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility locus at 11p13 between PDHX and CD44 in a multiethnic study. Am J Hum Genet. 2011 Jan 7; 88(1):83-91. View in: PubMed

Jacob N, Jacob CO. On anti-tumor necrosis factor-induced systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2010 Jan; 37(1):3-5. View in: PubMed

Harley IT, Niewold TB, Stormont RM, Kaufman KM, Glenn SB, Franek BS, Kelly JA, Kilpatrick JR, Hutchings D, Divers J, Bruner GR, Edberg JC, McGwin G, Petri MA, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vilá-Pérez LM, Merrill JT, Gilkeson GS, Vyse TJ, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Cho SK, Jacob CO, Alarcón GS, Moser KL, Gaffney PM, Kimberly RP, Bae SC, Langefeld CD, Harley JB, Guthridge JM, James JA. The role of genetic variation near interferon-kappa in systemic lupus erythematosus. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010; 2010. View in: PubMed

Agrawal H, Jacob N, Carreras E, Bajana S, Putterman C, Turner S, Neas B, Mathian A, Koss MN, Stohl W, Kovats S, Jacob CO. Deficiency of type I IFN receptor in lupus-prone New Zealand mixed 2328 mice decreases dendritic cell numbers and activation and protects from disease. J Immunol. 2009 Nov 1; 183(9):6021-9. View in: PubMed

Webb R, Merrill JT, Kelly JA, Sestak A, Kaufman KM, Langefeld CD, Ziegler J, Kimberly RP, Edberg JC, Ramsey-Goldman R, Petri M, Reveille JD, Alarcón GS, Vilá LM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, James JA, Gilkeson GS, Jacob CO, Moser KL, Gaffney PM, Vyse TJ, Nath SK, Lipsky P, Harley JB, Sawalha AH. A polymorphism within IL21R confers risk for systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Aug; 60(8):2402-7. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Zhu J, Armstrong DL, Yan M, Han J, Zhou XJ, Thomas JA, Reiff A, Myones BL, Ojwang JO, Kaufman KM, Klein-Gitelman M, McCurdy D, Wagner-Weiner L, Silverman E, Ziegler J, Kelly JA, Merrill JT, Harley JB, Ramsey-Goldman R, Vila LM, Bae SC, Vyse TJ, Gilkeson GS, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Langefeld CD, Zidovetzki R, Mohan C. Identification of IRAK1 as a risk gene with critical role in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 14; 106(15):6256-61. View in: PubMed

Namjou B, Sestak AL, Armstrong DL, Zidovetzki R, Kelly JA, Jacob N, Ciobanu V, Kaufman KM, Ojwang JO, Ziegler J, Quismorio FP, Reiff A, Myones BL, Guthridge JM, Nath SK, Bruner GR, Mehrian-Shai R, Silverman E, Klein-Gitelman M, McCurdy D, Wagner-Weiner L, Nocton JJ, Putterman C, Bae SC, Kim YJ, Petri M, Reveille JD, Vyse TJ, Gilkeson GS, Kamen DL, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Merrill JT, Scofield RH, James JA, Langefeld CD, Harley JB, Jacob CO. High-density genotyping of STAT4 reveals multiple haplotypic associations with systemic lupus erythematosus in different racial groups. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Apr; 60(4):1085-95. View in: PubMed

Han S, Kim-Howard X, Deshmukh H, Kamatani Y, Viswanathan P, Guthridge JM, Thomas K, Kaufman KM, Ojwang J, Rojas-Villarraga A, Baca V, Orozco L, Rhodes B, Choi CB, Gregersen PK, Merrill JT, James JA, Gaffney PM, Moser KL, Jacob CO, Kimberly RP, Harley JB, Bae SC, Anaya JM, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Matsuda K, Vyse TJ, Nath SK. Evaluation of imputation-based association in and around the integrin-alpha-M (ITGAM) gene and replication of robust association between a non-synonymous functional variant within ITGAM and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Mar 15; 18(6):1171-80. View in: PubMed

Jacob N, Yang H, Pricop L, Liu Y, Gao X, Zheng SG, Wang J, Gao HX, Putterman C, Koss MN, Stohl W, Jacob CO. Accelerated pathological and clinical nephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus-prone New Zealand Mixed 2328 mice doubly deficient in TNF receptor 1 and TNF receptor 2 via a Th17-associated pathway. J Immunol. 2009 Feb 15; 182(4):2532-41. View in: PubMed

Genome-wide association scan in women with systemic lupus erythematosus identifies susceptibility variants in ITGAM, PXK, KIAA1542 and other loci. Nat Genet. 2008 Feb; 40(2):204-10. View in: PubMed

Armstrong DL, Jacob CO, Zidovetzki R. Function2Gene: a gene selection tool to increase the power of genetic association studies by utilizing public databases and expert knowledge. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008; 9:311. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Reiff A, Armstrong DL, Myones BL, Silverman E, Klein-Gitelman M, McCurdy D, Wagner-Weiner L, Nocton JJ, Solomon A, Zidovetzki R. Identification of novel susceptibility genes in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus using a uniquely designed candidate gene pathway platform. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Dec; 56(12):4164-73. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Pricop L, Putterman C, Koss MN, Liu Y, Kollaros M, Bixler SA, Ambrose CM, Scott ML, Stohl W. Paucity of clinical disease despite serological autoimmunity and kidney pathology in lupus-prone New Zealand mixed 2328 mice deficient in BAFF. J Immunol. 2006 Aug 15; 177(4):2671-80. View in: PubMed

Song Y, Jacob CO. The mouse cell surface protein TOSO regulates Fas/Fas ligand-induced apoptosis through its binding to Fas-associated death domain. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 11; 280(10):9618-26. View in: PubMed

Guo D, Li M, Zhang Y, Yang P, Eckenrode S, Hopkins D, Zheng W, Purohit S, Podolsky RH, Muir A, Wang J, Dong Z, Brusko T, Atkinson M, Pozzilli P, Zeidler A, Raffel LJ, Jacob CO, Park Y, Serrano-Rios M, Larrad MT, Zhang Z, Garchon HJ, Bach JF, Rotter JI, She JX, Wang CY. A functional variant of SUMO4, a new I kappa B alpha modifier, is associated with type 1 diabetes. Nat Genet. 2004 Aug; 36(8):837-41. View in: PubMed

Jacob CO, Zang S, Li L, Ciobanu V, Quismorio F, Mizutani A, Satoh M, Koss M. Pivotal role of Stat4 and Stat6 in the pathogenesis of the lupus-like disease in the New Zealand mixed 2328 mice. J Immunol. 2003 Aug 1; 171(3):1564-71. View in: PubMed

Singh RR, Saxena V, Zang S, Li L, Finkelman FD, Witte DP, Jacob CO. Differential contribution of IL-4 and STAT6 vs STAT4 to the development of lupus nephritis. J Immunol. 2003 May 1; 170(9):4818-25. View in: PubMed

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