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Karen Salomon Escoto MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentMedicine
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-334-5224
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    DivisionRheumatology


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    Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic, , Dominican RepublicBAPre-Med
    Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic, , Dominican RepublicMD

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         (K. Salomon-Escoto)Jan 1, 2012 - Jan 1, 2015
    Merit Foundation / METEOR
    Comparison of DMARD treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in the US and Europe using the METEOR database
    Role Description: Used METEOR rheumatoid arthritis data to compare DMARD use in Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, and the US in two different time periods to assess impact from published ACR and EULAR treatment guidelines.

         (K. Salomon-Escoto)Oct 2, 2019 - Nov 1, 2019
    UMass Memorial Dept. of Medicine
    Association between joint pain and musculoskeletal sonographic findings in Hispanic and non-Hispanic Rheumatoid Arthritis patients
    Role Description: The specific aim of this study is to identify the association between objectively measured synovitis by musculoskeletal ultrasonography with self-reported pain by validated scales in Hispanic and non-Hispanic RA patients.

         (Lihi Eder, Sibel Aydin, Gurjit Kaeley)Jan 1, 2020
    GRAPPA
    The Diagnostic Ultrasound Enthesitis Tool (DUET) Study
    Role: Site PI

         (Harris Perlman, Northwestern University)Jun 1, 2022 - Mar 1, 2028
    NIH
    REASON 2.0: Determining the functional genomics of RA in underrepresented minority patients
    Role Description: This R01 focuses on using synovial biopsies for understanding the pathology of RA in underrepresented minorities. This new network is the first ever to focus on underrepresented minorities at the tissue level.
    Role: site PI and ultrasonographer

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    1. Naredo E, Canoso JJ, Yinh J, Salomon-Escoto K, Kalish RA, Pascual-Ramos V, Mart?nez-Estupi??n L, Kissin E. Dynamic changes in the infrapatellar knee structures with quadriceps muscle contraction. An in vivo study. Ann Anat. 2021 May; 235:151663. PMID: 33387611.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Bergstra SA, Allaart CF, Vega-Morales D, De Buck M, Murphy E, Salomon Escoto K, Huizinga TWJ. Body mass index and treatment survival in patients with RA starting treatment with TNFa-inhibitors: long-term follow-up in the real-life METEOR registry. RMD Open. 2020 06; 6(2). PMID: 32506054.
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    3. Salomon-Escoto K. Precision medicine in rheumatoid arthritis: are we there yet? Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Nov; 38(11):2965-2966. PMID: 31520226.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Salomon-Escoto K, Kay J. The "Treat to Target" Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2019 11; 45(4):487-504. PMID: 31564292.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Bergstra SA, Couto MC, Govind N, Chopra A, Salomon Escoto K, Murphy E, Huizinga TW, Allaart CF. Impact of the combined presence of erosions and ACPA on rheumatoid arthritis disease activity over time: results from the METEOR registry. RMD Open. 2019; 5(2):e000969. PMID: 31413867.
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    6. Zhang F, Wei K, Slowikowski K, Fonseka CY, Rao DA, Kelly S, Goodman SM, Tabechian D, Hughes LB, Salomon-Escoto K, Watts GFM, Jonsson AH, Rangel-Moreno J, Meednu N, Rozo C, Apruzzese W, Eisenhaure TM, Lieb DJ, Boyle DL, Mandelin AM, Boyce BF, DiCarlo E, Gravallese EM, Gregersen PK, Moreland L, Firestein GS, Hacohen N, Nusbaum C, Lederer JA, Perlman H, Pitzalis C, Filer A, Holers VM, Bykerk VP, Donlin LT, Anolik JH, Brenner MB, Raychaudhuri S. Defining inflammatory cell states in rheumatoid arthritis joint synovial tissues by integrating single-cell transcriptomics and mass cytometry. Nat Immunol. 2019 07; 20(7):928-942. PMID: 31061532.
      Citations: 423     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    7. Popov Y, Salomon-Escoto K. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disease in Sjogren Syndrome. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2018 02; 44(1):143-151. PMID: 29149922.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Salomon-Escoto KI, Gravallese EM, Kay J. Assessment of control of rheumatoid arthritis disease activity. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Aug; 25(4):497-507. PMID: 22137920.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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