Vivian K. Kawai, M.D.

Research Assistant Professor

vivian.k.kawai@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Education
M.P.H., Université Libre de Bruxelles , Brussels, BelgiumM.D., Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Publications
Solus JF, Chung CP, Oeser A, Li C, Rho YH, Bradley KM, Kawai VK, Smith JR, Stein CM. Genetics of serum concentration of IL-6 and TNFa in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis: a candidate gene analysis. Clin. Rheumatol [print-electronic]. 2015 Aug; 34(8): 1375-82. PMID: 25652333, PMCID: PMC4526456, DOI: 10.1007/s10067-015-2881-6, ISSN: 1434-9949.

Kawai VK, Chung CP, Solus JF, Oeser A, Raggi P, Stein CM. The ability of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cardiovascular risk score to identify rheumatoid arthritis patients with high coronary artery calcification scores. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.). 2015 Feb; 67(2): 381-5. PMID: 25371313, PMCID: PMC4369184, DOI: 10.1002/art.38944, ISSN: 2326-5205.

Kawai VK, Cunningham A, Vear SI, Van Driest SL, Oginni A, Xu H, Jiang M, Li C, Denny JC, Shaffer C, Bowton E, Gage BF, Ray WA, Roden DM, Stein CM. Genotype and risk of major bleeding during warfarin treatment. Pharmacogenomics. 2014 Dec; 15(16): 1973-83. PMID: 25521356, PMCID: PMC4304738, DOI: 10.2217/pgs.14.153, ISSN: 1744-8042.

Kawai VK, Avalos I, Oeser A, Oates JA, Milne GL, Solus JF, Chung CP, Stein CM. Suboptimal inhibition of platelet cyclooxygenase 1 by aspirin in systemic lupus erythematosus: association with metabolic syndrome. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb; 66(2): 285-92. PMID: 24022862, PMCID: PMC3946810, DOI: 10.1002/acr.22169, ISSN: 2151-4658.

Kawai VK, Grijalva CG, Arbogast PG, Curtis JR, Solomon DH, Delzell E, Chen L, Ouellet-Hellstrom R, Herrinton L, Liu L, Mitchell EF, Stein CM, Griffin MR. Initiation of tumor necrosis factor a antagonists and risk of fractures in patients with selected rheumatic and autoimmune diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jul; 65(7): 1085-94. PMID: 23281339, PMCID: PMC3631448, DOI: 10.1002/acr.21937, ISSN: 2151-4658.

Kawai VK, Stein CM, Perrien DS, Griffin MR. Effects of anti-tumor necrosis factor a agents on bone. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2012 Sep; 24(5): 576-85. PMID: 22810364, PMCID: PMC3753172, DOI: 10.1097/BOR.0b013e328356d212, ISSN: 1531-6963.

Kawai VK, Solus JF, Oeser A, Rho YH, Raggi P, Bian A, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Stein CM. Novel cardiovascular risk prediction models in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus [print-electronic]. 2011 Dec; 20(14): 1526-34. PMID: 21976402, PMCID: PMC3227752, PII: 0961203311420317, DOI: 10.1177/0961203311420317, ISSN: 1477-0962.

Lertnawapan R, Bian A, Rho YH, Kawai VK, Raggi P, Oeser A, Solus JF, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Stein CM. Cystatin C, renal function, and atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis. J. Rheumatol [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 38(11): 2297-300. PMID: 21844147, PMCID: PMC3207028, PII: jrheum.110168, DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.110168, ISSN: 0315-162X.

Kawai VK, Grijalva CG, Arbogast PG, Curtis JR, Solomon DH, Delzell E, Chen L, Ouellet-Hellstrom R, Herrinton L, Liu L, Mitchel EF, Stein CM, Griffin MR. Changes in cotherapies after initiation of disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Oct; 63(10): 1415-24. PMID: 22121511, PMCID: PMC3227007, ISSN: 2151-4658.

Liu M, Jiang M, Kawai VK, Stein CM, Roden DM, Denny JC, Xu H. Modeling drug exposure data in electronic medical records: an application to warfarin. AMIA Annu Symp Proc [print-electronic]. 2011; 2011: 815-23. PMID: 22195139, PMCID: PMC3243123, ISSN: 1942-597X.