Wajeeha Yousaf

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory state of the GI tract of unknown etiology. Classically, tissue injury in IBD is thought to be primarily mediated by Th1 cells in Crohn's disease or Th2 cells in ulcerative colitis. The discoveries of new subsets of T-helper cells, especially Th17 cells, have revolutionized our understanding of the(More)
Results There was consensus (97%) among the 297 respondents that simply applying QI developed by the ACR and EULAR for adults with SLE (adult QI) was insufficient and that distinct QI for pSLE were needed. Respondents concurred that 5 of the 20 ACR and 6 of the 24 EULAR adult QI are also suitable for pSLE. An additional 14 ACR and 13 EULAR adult QI might be(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has evolved as a promising therapeutic measure for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). In particular, phenothiazine compounds have demonstrated efficacy for PDT of CL. The objective of our present study is to define the use of a new specific phenothiazine photosensitizer,(More)
Defining clinical remission and clinically inactive disease in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE) Rina Mina, Laura Schanberg, Anne B Eberhard, Marisa Klein–Gitelman, Gloria Higgins, Karen Onel, Nora G Singer, Kathleen O’ Neil, Lori Tucker, Deborah Levy, Wajeeha Yousaf, Shannen Nelson, Michael Beresford, Ruben Cuttica, Graciela Espada, Angelo(More)
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