University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Leslie Abramson, M.D.
Leslie Abramson, M.D.

Leslie Abramson, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics


Contact Information
E-mail: Leslie.Abramson@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Pediatrics, McClure Wing

Education

Fellow in Pediatric Rheumatology, Childrens' Hospital of Los Angeles (1982)
Resident in Pediatrics, Los Angeles County Medical Center (1980)
Intern/Resident in Pediatrics, University of Colorado Medical Center (1979)
M.D., University of Pennsylvania (1977)
B.A., Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania (1973)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1999-present)

Clinical Appointments

Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic, Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care (1983-present)

Other Professional Appointments

Chief Medical Consultant, Vermont DDS, Waterbury, VT (2009-current)
Medical Consultant, Vermont DDS (1994-current)

Awards and Honors

Children's Miracle Network funding research project, Somatic Mutant Frequencies in children with autoimmune diseases (1995-1999)

Publications

Association among somatic HPRT Mutant Frequency, Peripheral Blood T -Lymphocyte Clonality, and Serologic Parameters of Disease Activity in Children with Juvenile Onset Dermatomyositis. Leslie S. Abramson, Richard J. Albertini, Lauren M. Pachman, and Barry A. Finette: Clinical Immunology.

Initial Observations of somatic Mutant Frequencies at the HPRT Locus of T -Lymphocytes From Children with Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Rheum. Abramson LS, Poseno T. Finette BA: 1995;38:S338.(abstract)

Classification, presentation and initial treatment of Wegener’s granulomatosis in childhood. Cabral DA, Uribe AG, Benseler S, O’NeilKM, Hashkes PJ, Higgins G, Zeft AS, Lovell DJ, Kingsbury DJ, Stevens A, McCurdy D, Chira P, Abramson L, et al: ARCHiVe (A Registry for Childhood Vasculitis:e-entry) Inverstigators Network. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Nov,60(11):3413-24.

Relative Performance of Two Validated Classification Systems for Wegener's Granulomatosis among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis: e-entry (ARChiVe). [abstract]. Uribe, America G., Cabral, David A., Morishita, Kimberly, Abramson, Leslie S., Adams, Matthew D., Baszis, Kevin W., et al; Arthritis Rheum 2010;62 Suppl 10 :1691

Characterization at Diagnosis of Children with Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) Defined Uniquely among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe). [abstract]. Cabral, David A., Uribe, America G., Abramson, Leslie S., Adams, Matthew D., Benseler, Susanne M., Campillo, Sarah S. C., et al; Arthritis Rheum 2010;62 Suppl 10 :1673

Prospective Study of Infliximab for Treatment of Pediatric Uveitis. [abstract]. Rabinovich, Egla C., Wootton, Janet, Zemel, Lawrence S., Imundo, Lisa F., Weiss, Jennifer E., Abramson, Leslie S., et al; Arthritis Rheum 2010;62 Suppl 10 :234

Describing the Performance of the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS) at Diagnosis for Children with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in A Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe). [abstract]. Morishita, Kimberly A., Uribe, America, Guzman, Jaime, Abramson, Leslie S., Adams, Matthew D., Benseler, Susanne M., et al; Arthritis Rheum 2010;62 Suppl 10 :2017

Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Cytokine gene polymorphisms as risk and severity factors for juvenile dermatomyositis Mamyrova G, O'Hanlon TP, Sillers L, Malley K, James-Newton L, Parks CG, Cooper GS, Pandey JP, Miller FW, Rider LG; Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Dec;58(12):3941-50.