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overview Dr. Diane Kamen is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Rheumatology. She completed her undergraduate training at Northwestern University. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1999 and completed her Internal Medicine residency and a three-year rheumatology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in June 2005. In 2004, she completed a two-year Master of Science in Clinical Research program and joined the faculty at MUSC in July 2005. Dr. Kamen has had a longstanding interest in the clinical treatment of and research in understanding the natural history of autoimmune disorders. Her clinical and research interests remain focused on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and she is an active member of the M.U.S.C.L.E. Research Group ( She has headed several large observational investigations, including studies of the prevalence, characteristics, and genetics of SLE within the Sea Island African American Gullah population (the S.L.E.I.G.H. Study) and has been awarded grants from the NIH to investigate the role of vitamin D in SLE and to explore potential environmental triggers of autoimmunity. She is also involved in multiple interventional clinical trials in lupus, both industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated. She serves as the Clinical Director for the Lupus Clinical Trials Consortium at MUSC, is a member of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, the Lupus Clinical Investigator Network (LuCIN), and a member of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC). Dr. Kamen’s ongoing research focuses on the environmental and epigenetic triggers of autoimmune diseases, particularly lupus. Her career goals include gaining insight into the pathogenic mechanisms responsible for autoimmune diseases and improving the quality of life for patients.
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Academic Article Vitamin D in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Academic Article The importance of inflammation and vitamin D status in SLE-associated osteoporosis.
Academic Article Vitamin D and molecular actions on the immune system: modulation of innate and autoimmunity.
Academic Article Skeletal manifestations of systemic autoimmune diseases.
Academic Article The United States to Africa lupus prevalence gradient revisited.
Academic Article Premature atherosclerosis is associated with hypovitaminosis D and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor non-use in lupus patients.
Academic Article Systemic lupus erythematosus and vitamin D deficiency are associated with shorter telomere length among African Americans: a case-control study.
Academic Article Vitamin D deficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Academic Article Toll-like receptor triggering of a vitamin D-mediated human antimicrobial response.
Academic Article The link between vitamin D deficiency and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Academic Article The impact of vitamin D on dendritic cell function in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Academic Article Vitamin d.
Academic Article Vitamin D in lupus - new kid on the block?
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Academic Article Potential benefits of vitamin D for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Concept Vitamin D Deficiency
Concept Vitamin D
Concept Vitamin D-Binding Protein
Academic Article Vitamin d deficiency in a multiethnic healthy control cohort and altered immune response in vitamin D deficient European-American healthy controls.
Academic Article Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Effect of Vitamin D3 on the Interferon Signature in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Academic Article A Pilot Study to Determine if Vitamin D Repletion Improves Endothelial Function in Lupus Patients.
Academic Article Combined role of vitamin D status and CYP24A1 in the transition to systemic lupus erythematosus.
Academic Article Effect of vitamin D on serum markers of bone turnover in SLE in a randomised controlled trial.
Academic Article Lower vitamin D is associated with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in systemic lupus: data from an international inception cohort.
Concept Vitamin D3 24-Hydroxylase
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