Research Overview

Dr. Son’s research focuses on Kawasaki disease and childhood Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. She is also actively involved with the Kawasaki Disease Biorepository.

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Son MBF, Newburger JW. Kawasaki Disease. Pediatr Rev. 2018 Feb; 39(2):78-90. View abstract
  2. Son MBF, Gauvreau K, Kim S, Tang A, Dedeoglu F, Fulton DR, Lo MS, Baker AL, Sundel RP, Newburger JW. Predicting Coronary Artery Aneurysms in Kawasaki Disease at a North American Center: An Assessment of Baseline z Scores. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 May 31; 6(6). View abstract
  3. Segal MM, Athreya B, Son MB, Tirosh I, Hausmann JS, Ang EY, Zurakowski D, Feldman LK, Sundel RP. Evidence-based decision support for pediatric rheumatology reduces diagnostic errors. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2016 Dec 13; 14(1):67. View abstract
  4. Son MB, Sergeyenko Y, Guan H, Costenbader KH. Disease activity and transition outcomes in a childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus cohort. Lupus. 2016 Nov; 25(13):1431-1439. View abstract
  5. Lee PY, Adil EA, Irace AL, Neff L, Son MB, Lee EY, Perez-Atayde A, Rahbar R. The presentation and management of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) in the pediatric airway. Laryngoscope. 2017 01; 127(1):233-240. View abstract
  6. Strychowsky JE, Vargas SO, Cohen E, Vielman R, Son MB, Rahbar R. Laryngeal sarcoidosis: presentation and management in the pediatric population. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Sep; 79(9):1382-7. View abstract
  7. Leow OM, Lim LK, Ooi PL, Shek LP, Ang EY, Son MB. Intra-articular glucocorticoid injections in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis in a Singapore hospital. Singapore Med J. 2014 May; 55(5):248-52. View abstract
  8. Hersh AO, Son MB, von Scheven E. A85: effect of childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus on linear height and body mass index. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Mar; 66 Suppl 11:S118. View abstract
  9. Son MB, Johnson VM, Hersh AO, Lo MS, Costenbader KH. Outcomes in hospitalized pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):e106-13. View abstract
  10. Lo MS, Zurakowski D, Son MB, Sundel RP. Hypergammaglobulinemia in the pediatric population as a marker for underlying autoimmune disease: a retrospective cohort study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2013 Nov 01; 11(1):42. View abstract
  11. Son MB, Newburger JW. Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Rev. 2013 Apr; 34(4):151-62. View abstract
  12. Henderson LA, Loring SH, Gill RR, Liao KP, Ishizawar R, Kim S, Perlmutter-Goldenson R, Rothman D, Son MB, Stoll ML, Zemel LS, Sandborg C, Dellaripa PF, Nigrovic PA. Shrinking lung syndrome as a manifestation of pleuritis: a new model based on pulmonary physiological studies. J Rheumatol. 2013 Mar; 40(3):273-81. View abstract
  13. Ercan A, Barnes MG, Hazen M, Tory H, Henderson L, Dedeoglu F, Fuhlbrigge RC, Grom A, Holm IA, Kellogg M, Kim S, Adamczyk B, Rudd PM, Son MB, Sundel RP, Foell D, Glass DN, Thompson SD, Nigrovic PA. Multiple juvenile idiopathic arthritis subtypes demonstrate proinflammatory IgG glycosylation. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Sep; 64(9):3025-33. View abstract
  14. Son MB, Newburger JW. Management of Kawasaki disease: corticosteroids revisited. Lancet. 2012 Apr 28; 379(9826):1571-2. View abstract
  15. Nigrovic PA, Mannion M, Prince FH, Zeft A, Rabinovich CE, van Rossum MA, Cortis E, Pardeo M, Miettunen PM, Janow G, Birmingham J, Eggebeen A, Janssen E, Shulman AI, Son MB, Hong S, Jones K, Ilowite NT, Cron RQ, Higgins GC. Anakinra as first-line disease-modifying therapy in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: report of forty-six patients from an international multicenter series. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Feb; 63(2):545-55. View abstract
  16. Son MB, Gauvreau K, Burns JC, Corinaldesi E, Tremoulet AH, Watson VE, Baker A, Fulton DR, Sundel RP, Newburger JW. Infliximab for intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in Kawasaki disease: a retrospective study. J Pediatr. 2011 Apr; 158(4):644-649.e1. View abstract
  17. Son MB, Sundel RP. Musculoskeletal causes of pediatric chest pain. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2010 Dec; 57(6):1385-95. View abstract
  18. Nigrovic PA, Mannion M, Prince FH, Zeft A, Rabinovich CE, van Rossum MA, Cortis E, Pardeo M, Miettunen PM, Janow G, Birmingham J, Eggebeen A, Janssen E, Shulman AI, Son MB, Hong S, Jones K, Ilowite NT, Cron RQ, Higgins GC. Anakinra as first-line disease modifying therapy in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Nov 4. View abstract
  19. Mary Beth F. Son and Jane W. Newburger. Kawasaki Disease. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 2010. View abstract
  20. Rebekah Mannix MD, Mary Beth Son, MD. Essentials of Emergency Medicine. Rheumatologic Emergencies. 2010. View abstract
  21. Mary Beth F. Son and Robert P. Sundel. Juvenile Arthritis. Targeted Treatment of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2010; 70-82. View abstract
  22. Mary Beth F. Son and Jane W. Newburger. Kawasaki Disease. Rudolph's Pediatrics. 2010. View abstract
  23. Mary Beth Son MD. Pocket Pediatrics. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Kawsaki Disease, Lyme Disease, Serum Sickness, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. 2010. View abstract
  24. Son MB, Gauvreau K, Ma L, Baker AL, Sundel RP, Fulton DR, Newburger JW. Treatment of Kawasaki disease: analysis of 27 US pediatric hospitals from 2001 to 2006. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul; 124(1):1-8. View abstract
  25. Shin AY, Almond CS, Mannix RC, Duncan CN, Son MB, McLauchlan HM, Kanaan UB, Litzow JM, Riney PS, Trenor CC, Fortescue EB, Vinci RJ, Greenes DS. The Boston Marathon Study: a novel approach to research during residency. Pediatrics. 2006 May; 117(5):1818-22. View abstract