Summary

Dr. Sikora is a board certified pediatric rheumatologist who joined the National Institutes of Health as a Henry Metzger Scholar in Translational Research after successfully completing his fellowship in pediatric rheumatology. He currently devotes his time in studying the pathogenesis of pediatric inflammatory disease, including juvenile arthritis and relapsing polychondritis.

Scientific Publications

Recent Updates in Juvenile Spondyloarthritis.

Srinivasalu H, Sikora KA, Colbert RA
Rheum Dis Clin North Am.
2021 Nov;
47(4).
doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2021.07.001
PMID: 34635292

Somatic Mutations in UBA1 and Severe Adult-Onset Autoinflammatory Disease.

Beck DB, Ferrada MA, Sikora KA, Ombrello AK, Collins JC, Pei W, Balanda N, Ross DL, Ospina Cardona D, Wu Z, Patel B, Manthiram K, Groarke EM, Gutierrez-Rodrigues F, Hoffmann P, Rosenzweig S, Nakabo S, Dillon LW, Hourigan CS, Tsai WL, Gupta S, Carmona-Rivera C, Asmar AJ, Xu L, Oda H, Goodspeed W, Barron KS, Nehrebecky M, Jones A, Laird RS, Deuitch N, Rowczenio D, Rominger E, Wells KV, Lee CR, Wang W, Trick M, Mullikin J, Wigerblad G, Brooks S, Dell'Orso S, Deng Z, Chae JJ, Dulau-Florea A, Malicdan MCV, Novacic D, Colbert RA, Kaplan MJ, Gadina M, Savic S, Lachmann HJ, Abu-Asab M, Solomon BD, Retterer K, Gahl WA, Burgess SM, Aksentijevich I, Young NS, Calvo KR, Werner A, Kastner DL, Grayson PC
N Engl J Med.
2020 Dec 31;
383(27).
doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2026834
PMID: 33108101

Genetics, genomics, and their relevance to pathology and therapy.

Ombrello MJ, Sikora KA, Kastner DL
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol.
2014 Apr;
28(2).
doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2014.05.001
PMID: 24974057

The limited role of interferon-γ in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis cannot be explained by cellular hyporesponsiveness.

Sikora KA, Fall N, Thornton S, Grom AA
Arthritis Rheum.
2012 Nov;
64(11).
doi: 10.1002/art.34604
PMID: 22740319

Update on the pathogenesis and treatment of systemic idiopathic arthritis.

Sikora KA, Grom AA
Curr Opin Pediatr.
2011 Dec;
23(6).
doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e32834cba24
PMID: 22045308

Education

SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
M.D.

Cornell University
B.S.

Experience

General Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Last Updated: July 2022