Lianne Gensler, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address400 Parnassus Ave, UC Clinics
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, San FranciscoCertificate2008 Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
    University of California IrvineM.D.2001School of Medicine
    University of California, Los AngelesB.S.1995Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
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    2012Spondylitis Association Young Investigator Award
    University of California, San Francisco2015Ira M. Goldstein Teaching award in Rheumatology
    University of California, San Francisco2015Research Mentoring Award

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    1. Kiltz U, van der Heijde D, Boonen A, Akkoc N, Bautista-Molano W, Burgos-Vargas R, Wei JC, Chiowchanwisawakit P, Dougados M, Duruoz MT, Elzorkany BK, Gaydukova I, Gensler L, Gilio M, Grazio S, Gu J, Inman RD, Kim TJ, Navarro-Compan V, Marzo-Ortega H, Ozgocmen S, Pimentel Dos Santos F, Schirmer M, Stebbings S, Van den Bosch FE, van Tubergen A, Braun J. Measurement properties of the ASAS Health Index: results of a global study in patients with axial and peripheral spondyloarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 Jun 01. PMID: 29858176.
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    2. Lee M, Rahbar MH, Brown M, Gensler L, Weisman M, Diekman L, Reveille JD. A multiple imputation method based on weighted quantile regression models for longitudinal censored biomarker data with missing values at early visits. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2018 Jan 11; 18(1):8. PMID: 29325529.
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    3. Saeed L, Schmidt TH, Gensler L, Gross AJ, Fox LP, Scharschmidt TC, Gaensler K, Naik H, Rosenblum MA, Shinkai K. Successful treatment of mucous membrane pemphigoid with bortezomib. JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Jan; 4(1):81-83. PMID: 29387757.
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    4. Dau JD, Lee M, Ward MM, Gensler L, Brown MA, Learch TJ, Diekman LA, Tahanan A, Rahbar MH, Weisman MH, Reveille JD. Opioid Analgesic Use in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: An Analysis of the Prospective Study of Outcomes in an Ankylosing Spondylitis Cohort. J Rheumatol. 2018 Feb; 45(2):188-194. PMID: 29196383.
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    5. Jafri K, Gensler L, Link TM. Clinical Images: Ochronotic arthropathy. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Nov; 69(11):2208. PMID: 28622451.
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    6. Jamalyaria F, Ward MM, Assassi S, Learch TJ, Lee M, Gensler L, Brown MA, Diekman L, Tahanan A, Rahbar MH, Weisman MH, Reveille JD. Ethnicity and disease severity in ankylosing spondylitis a cross-sectional analysis of three ethnic groups. Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Oct; 36(10):2359-2364. PMID: 28780639.
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    7. Smolen JS, Schöls M, Braun J, Dougados M, FitzGerald O, Gladman DD, Kavanaugh A, Landewé R, Mease P, Sieper J, Stamm T, Wit M, Aletaha D, Baraliakos X, Betteridge N, Bosch FVD, Coates LC, Emery P, Gensler L, Gossec L, Helliwell P, Jongkees M, Kvien TK, Inman RD, McInnes IB, Maccarone M, Machado PM, Molto A, Ogdie A, Poddubnyy D, Ritchlin C, Rudwaleit M, Tanew A, Thio B, Veale D, Vlam K, van der Heijde D. Treating axial spondyloarthritis and peripheral spondyloarthritis, especially psoriatic arthritis, to target: 2017 update of recommendations by an international task force. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 01; 77(1):3-17. PMID: 28684559.
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    8. Wahl E, Gross A, Chernitskiy V, Trupin L, Gensler L, Chaganti K, Michaud K, Katz P, Yazdany J. Validity and Responsiveness of a 10-Item Patient-Reported Measure of Physical Function in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic Population. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Mar; 69(3):338-346. PMID: 27332620.
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    9. Wysham KD, Murray SG, Hills N, Yelin E, Gensler L. Cervical Spinal Fracture and Other Diagnoses Associated With Mortality in Hospitalized Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Feb; 69(2):271-277. PMID: 27159625.
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    10. Gensler L. Physical activity in axial spondyloarthritis-tails from bench to bedside. Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Jun; 35(6):1443-5. PMID: 27118200.
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    11. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Gensler L, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Gansky SA, Yazdany J. National Lupus Hospitalization Trends Reveal Rising Rates of Herpes Zoster and Declines in Pneumocystis Pneumonia. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0144918. PMID: 26731012; PMCID: PMC4701172.
    12. Ward MM, Deodhar A, Akl EA, Lui A, Ermann J, Gensler L, Smith JA, Borenstein D, Hiratzka J, Weiss PF, Inman RD, Majithia V, Haroon N, Maksymowych WP, Joyce J, Clark BM, Colbert RA, Figgie MP, Hallegua DS, Prete PE, Rosenbaum JT, Stebulis JA, Van Den Bosch F, Yu DT, Miller AS, Reveille JD, Caplan L. American College of Rheumatology/Spondylitis Association of America/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network 2015 Recommendations for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis and Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Feb; 68(2):151-66. PMID: 26401907.
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    13. Ward MM, Deodhar A, Akl EA, Lui A, Ermann J, Gensler L, Smith JA, Borenstein D, Hiratzka J, Weiss PF, Inman RD, Majithia V, Haroon N, Maksymowych WP, Joyce J, Clark BM, Colbert RA, Figgie MP, Hallegua DS, Prete PE, Rosenbaum JT, Stebulis JA, van den Bosch F, Yu DT, Miller AS, Reveille JD, Caplan L. American College of Rheumatology/Spondylitis Association of America/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network 2015 Recommendations for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis and Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Feb; 68(2):282-98. PMID: 26401991.
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    14. Sun NZ, Brezinski EA, Berliner J, Haemel A, Connolly MK, Gensler L, McCalmont TH, Shinkai K. Updates in adult-onset Still disease: Atypical cutaneous manifestations and associations with delayed malignancy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Aug; 73(2):294-303. PMID: 26054431.
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    15. Cortes A, Pulit SL, Leo PJ, Pointon JJ, Robinson PC, Weisman MH, Ward M, Gensler L, Zhou X, Garchon HJ, Chiocchia G, Nossent J, Lie BA, Førre Ø, Tuomilehto J, Laiho K, Bradbury LA, Elewaut D, Burgos-Vargas R, Stebbings S, Appleton L, Farrah C, Lau J, Haroon N, Mulero J, Blanco FJ, Gonzalez-Gay MA, Lopez-Larrea C, Bowness P, Gaffney K, Gaston H, Gladman DD, Rahman P, Maksymowych WP, Crusius JB, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Valle-Oñate R, Romero-Sánchez C, Hansen IM, Pimentel-Santos FM, Inman RD, Martin J, Breban M, Wordsworth BP, Reveille JD, Evans DM, de Bakker PI, Brown MA. Major histocompatibility complex associations of ankylosing spondylitis are complex and involve further epistasis with ERAP1. Nat Commun. 2015 May 21; 6:7146. PMID: 25994336.
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    16. Gensler L. Axial spondyloarthritis: the heart of the matter. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Jun; 34(6):995-8. PMID: 25957880.
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    17. Robinson PC, Costello ME, Leo P, Bradbury LA, Hollis K, Cortes A, Lee S, Joo KB, Shim SC, Weisman M, Ward M, Zhou X, Garchon HJ, Chiocchia G, Nossent J, Lie BA, Førre Ø, Tuomilehto J, Laiho K, Jiang L, Liu Y, Wu X, Elewaut D, Burgos-Vargas R, Gensler L, Stebbings S, Haroon N, Mulero J, Fernandez-Sueiro JL, Gonzalez-Gay MA, Lopez-Larrea C, Bowness P, Gafney K, Gaston JS, Gladman DD, Rahman P, Maksymowych WP, Xu H, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Chou CT, Valle-Oñate R, Romero-Sánchez MC, Hansen IM, Pimentel-Santos FM, Inman RD, Martin J, Breban M, Evans D, Reveille JD, Kim TH, Wordsworth BP, Brown MA. ERAP2 is associated with ankylosing spondylitis in HLA-B27-positive and HLA-B27-negative patients. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug; 74(8):1627-9. PMID: 25917849; PMCID: PMC4498996.
    18. Deodhar A, Sieper J, Reveille JD, van der Heijde D, Gensler L, Landewé R. Reply: To PMID 25154344. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Mar; 67(3):856-7. PMID: 25418880.
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    19. Robinson PC, Claushuis TA, Cortes A, Martin TM, Evans DM, Leo P, Mukhopadhyay P, Bradbury LA, Cremin K, Harris J, Maksymowych WP, Inman RD, Rahman P, Haroon N, Gensler L, Powell JE, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Hewitt AW, Craig JE, Lim LL, Wakefield D, McCluskey P, Voigt V, Fleming P. Genetic dissection of acute anterior uveitis reveals similarities and differences in associations observed with ankylosing spondylitis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Jan; 67(1):140-51. PMID: 25200001; PMCID: PMC4302162.
    20. Poddubnyy D, Gensler L. Spontaneous, drug-induced, and drug-free remission in peripheral and axial spondyloarthritis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Oct; 28(5):807-18. PMID: 25488786; PMCID: PMC4289210.
    21. Deodhar A, Reveille JD, van den Bosch F, Braun J, Burgos-Vargas R, Caplan L, Clegg DO, Colbert RA, Gensler L, van der Heijde D, van der Horst-Bruinsma IE, Inman RD, Maksymowych WP, Mease PJ, Raychaudhuri S, Reimold A, Rudwaleit M, Sieper J, Weisman MH, Landewé RB. The concept of axial spondyloarthritis: joint statement of the spondyloarthritis research and treatment network and the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's comments and concerns. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Oct; 66(10):2649-56. PMID: 25154344.
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    22. Assassi S, Weisman MH, Lee M, Savage L, Diekman L, Graham TA, Rahbar MH, Schall JI, Gensler L, Deodhar AA, Clegg DO, Colbert RA, Reveille JD. New population-based reference values for spinal mobility measures based on the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Sep; 66(9):2628-37. PMID: 24782356; PMCID: PMC4146670.
    23. Fatemi G, Gensler L, Learch TJ, Weisman MH. Spine fractures in ankylosing spondylitis: a case report and review of imaging as well as predisposing factors to falls and fractures. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Aug; 44(1):20-4. PMID: 25087159; PMCID: PMC4121598.
    24. Cortes A, Maksymowych WP, Wordsworth BP, Inman RD, Danoy P, Rahman P, Stone MA, Corr M, Gensler L, Gladman D, Morgan A, Marzo-Ortega H, Ward MM. Association study of genes related to bone formation and resorption and the extent of radiographic change in ankylosing spondylitis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Jul; 74(7):1387-93. PMID: 24651623; PMCID: PMC4470170.
    25. Maksymowych WP, Learch T, Lambert RG, Ward M, Haroon N, Inman R, Salonen D, Gensler L, Weisman MH. Development and validation of the spondyloarthritis radiography module for calibration of readers using the modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine Score. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jan; 66(1):55-62. PMID: 23926089.
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    26. Haroon N, Inman RD, Learch TJ, Weisman MH, Lee M, Rahbar MH, Ward MM, Reveille JD, Gensler L. The impact of tumor necrosis factor a inhibitors on radiographic progression in ankylosing spondylitis. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Oct; 65(10):2645-54. PMID: 23818109; PMCID: PMC3974160.
    27. Zhou X, Wang J, Zou H, Ward MM, Weisman MH, Espitia MG, Xiao X, Petersdorf E, Mignot E, Martin J, Gensler L, Scheet P, Reveille JD. MICA, a gene contributing strong susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Aug; 73(8):1552-7. PMID: 23727634; PMCID: PMC3874076.
    28. Bethi S, Dasgupta A, Weisman MH, Learch TJ, Gensler L, Davis JC, Reveille JD, Ward MM. Functional limitations due to axial and peripheral joint impairments in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: are focused measures more informative? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Apr; 65(4):607-14. PMID: 23097327.
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    29. Gensler L. Glucocorticoids: complications to anticipate and prevent. Neurohospitalist. 2013 Apr; 3(2):92-7. PMID: 23983891; PMCID: PMC3726115.
    30. Belani H, Gensler L, Bajpai U, Meinhardt E, Graf J, Pincus L, Leslie KS. Neutrophilic urticaria with systemic inflammation: a case series. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 149(4):453-8. PMID: 23715523.
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    31. Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Robbins M, Daikh D, Beall A, Yelin E, Barton J, Carlson A, Margaretten M, Zell J, Gensler L, Kelly V, Saag K, King C. Choosing wisely: the American College of Rheumatology's Top 5 list of things physicians and patients should question. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Mar; 65(3):329-39. PMID: 23436818; PMCID: PMC4106486.
    32. Ward MM, Learch TJ, Gensler L, Davis JC, Reveille JD, Weisman MH. Regional radiographic damage and functional limitations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: differences in early and late disease. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Feb; 65(2):257-65. PMID: 23042639.
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    33. Joshi R, Reveille JD, Brown MA, Weisman MH, Ward MM, Gensler L, Wordsworth BP, Evans DM, Assassi S. Is there a higher genetic load of susceptibility loci in familial ankylosing spondylitis? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 May; 64(5):780-4. PMID: 22231927; PMCID: PMC3335985.
    34. Gensler L, Inman R, Deodhar A. The "knowns" and "unknowns" of biologic therapy in ankylosing spondylitis. Am J Med Sci. 2012 May; 343(5):360-3. PMID: 22543538.
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    35. Gensler L, Ward MM, Reveille JD, Learch TJ, Weisman MH, Davis JC. Clinical, radiographic and functional differences between juvenile-onset and adult-onset ankylosing spondylitis: results from the PSOAS cohort. Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Feb; 67(2):233-7. PMID: 17604288.
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    36. Gensler L, Davis JC. Recognition and treatment of juvenile-onset spondyloarthritis. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2006 Sep; 18(5):507-11. PMID: 16896291.
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    37. Leeper NJ, Wener LS, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Wachter RM. Clinical problem-solving. One surprise after another. N Engl J Med. 2005 Apr 07; 352(14):1474-9. PMID: 15814884.
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