McMaster University

McMaster University


Dr. Peter Dent

Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics

Ph: 905-521-2100 x 75394
Fx: 905-521-4968

Research Theme

  • Primary Research: Clinical Research in Rheumatology

Key words

Clinical trials, Therapeutics, Descriptive case series

Research Program Overview

Current Projects

  • Phase IV Registry of Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Bone health in patients taking corticosteroids
  • Outcome study on Canadian Children with Arthritis (REACCH OUT)

Publications & Achievements

  • Plamondon S, Dent P B: Amyopathic dermatomyositis: Results of a case finding descriptive survey. J Rheumatol 2000; 27:2031-4.
  • 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.
  • 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 famly of pyrin-associated autoinflammatory diseases. Arthrits Rheum 2002; 46:3340-3348
  • Jones OY, Spencer CH, Bowyer SL, Dent PB, Gottlieb BS, and Rabinovich CE: A Multicentre Case-Control Study on Predictive Factors Distinguishing Childhood Leukemia From Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Pediatrics 2006; 117:840-844

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