Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Peter B. Dent

M.D., FRCP(C)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics

Head, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

 

 

Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Dent provides rheumatology consultation and ongoing treatment to pediatric patients for a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. These include juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, dermatomyositis, scleroderma and lupus erythematosus.

Pediatric patients seen in the Immunology clinic include congenital and acquired disorders of the immune system.

Research Interests

Clinical trials in Pediatric Rheumatologic Diseases.

Selected Publications

  1. LeBlanc CMA, Inman RD, Dent P, Smith C, Babyn P and Laxer R: Retroperitoneal fibrosis: An extraarticular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis. Arthritis Rheum. 2002;47:210-4.
  2. Aksentijevich I, Nowak M, Mallah M, et al: De Novo CIAS1 mutations, cytokine activation, and evidence for genetic heterogeneity in patients with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease(NOMID); A new member of the expanding family of pyrin-associated autoinflammatory diseases. Arthrits Rheum 2002;46:3340-3348.
  3. Dent, PB: Spectrum of the X-linked hyper IgM syndrome. J Pediatr 1998; 132:561-562.
  4. Dent PB, Walker N: Intra-articular cortico-steroids in the treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Current Opinion in Rheumatol 1998; 10:475-480.
  5. Plamondon S, Dent P B: Amyopathic dermatomyositis: Results of a case finding descriptive survey. J Rheumatol 2000; 27:2031-4.
  6. LeBlanc CMA, Inman RD, Dent P, Smith C, Babyn P and Laxer R: Retroperitoneal fibrosis: An extraarticular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis. J Rheumatol. (in press)
  7. Aksentijevich I, Nowak M, Mallah M, et al: De novo germ-line mutations in CIAS1 establish NOMID/CINCA in the spectrum of genetic disorders in the pyrin family of autoinflammatory diseases. Arthritis Rheum (in press).