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Roland Staud, MD

Roland Staud, MD
Professor of Medicine





MD Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany  
Residency Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ Internal Medicine
Fellowship New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Rheumatology

Clinical Interests :

  • Chronic pain
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • Panarteritis nodosa
  • Microscopic polyangiitis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Churg-Strauss vasculitis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Kawasaki’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Dermatomyositis/polymyositis
  • Systemic sclerosis

Research Interest:

  • “Sensory Testing in Patients with Fibromyalgia”
  • “Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Topical Ibuprofen Gel in Osteoarthritis”
  • “T-cell Reactivity in Patients with Wegener’s Granulomatosis and Panartertitis Nodosa”
  • “Anti-Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis”

Research supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH)


  • Effect of exercise on temporal summation of second pain (wind-up) in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.
    Staud R., CJ Vierck, A.P. Mauderli, A.D. Martin, D.D. Price.
    Arthritis Rheum, accepted (1999)
  • Osteoporosis: When to measure bone mineral density?
    Staud, R.
    J.Musculoskel.Med 15(9):25-32(1998)
  • Abnormal temporal summation of second pain (wind-up) in patients with the fibromyalgia syndrome.
    Staud, R., C.J. Vierck, A. Mauderli, R. Cannon.
    Arthritis Rheum 41(9): S353 (1998)
  • Hepatic Artery Rupture And Renal Infarction: Two Complications of Fibromuscular Dysplasia that mimic Vasculitis.
    H. J. Jones, R. Staud, and R. C. Williams, Jr.
    J.Rheumatol 25:215-218 (1998)
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis in a Patient receiving Propylthiouracil for Graves’ disease
    M. Pillinger and R. Staud
    Semin.Arthritis Rheum 28:124-129 (1998)
  • Antineutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibodies (cANCA) Reacting with Peptides of Proteinase-3.
    R.Staud and B. Blood
    Arthritis Rheum. 39(9):S218 (1996)
  • “Vasculitis Look-Alike” Clinical Syndromes
    R. Staud, B.Yancey and R.C. Williams
    J.Clin.Rheum. 2:203-208 (1996)
  • Association of Parvovirus B19 infection with Giant Cell Arteritis.
    R. Staud and L. Corman
    Clin.Inf.Dis. 22:1123 (1996)
  • Brain Abscess Mimicking Giant Cell (Temporal) Arteritis
    Staud R. and R.C. Williams,Jr.
    Arthritis Rheum. 38 (11):1710-1712 (1995)
  • Epitopes of Proteinase 3 are Recognized by T Cells of Patients with Wegener’s Granulomatosis.
    R. Staud and G. Fry
    Arthritis Rheum. 38(9):S375 (1995)
  • Brain Abscess Mimicking Temporal Arteritis.
    R. Staud and R.C. Williams,Jr.
    Arthritis Rheum. 38 (11):1710-1712 (1995)
  • Activation-Dependent Carboxyl Methylation of Neutrophil G-Protein g Subunit.
    M.R. Philips, R.Staud, M.H.Pillinger, J.B.Stock, A.Feoktistov, C. Volker, J.B.Stock, and G. Weissmann.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA. 92 (6): 2283-2287 (1995)
  • Minocycline was Effective for Mild to Moderate Rheumatoid Arthritis.
    R. Staud
    ACP J.Club 122 (3):69 (1995)
  • Antineutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) and Vasculitis.
    R. Staud and R.C. Williams Jr.
    Comprehensive Therapy. 20: 623-627 (1994)
  • Nurse Practitioners were More Effective than Physicians in a Rheumatology Clinic.
    R. Staud.
    ACP J.Club 121 (2): 45 (1994)
  • Epitopes on Proteinase-3 Recognized by Antibodies from Patients with Wegener’s Granulomatosis.
    R.C. Williams Jr., R. Staud, C.C. Malone, J. Payabyab, L. Byres, and D. Underwood.
    J.Immunol. 152: 4722-4737 (1994)
  • Carboxyl Methylation of Ras-Related Proteins during Signal Transduction in Neutrophils.
    M.R. Philips, Pillinger M.H.,Staud R.,Volker C., Rosenfeld M.G., Weissmann G. and J.B. Stock.
    Science. 259, 977-980 (1993)

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