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Ava Wu, D.D.S.

Oral medicine specialist

Clinics

Sjögren's Syndrome Clinic
521 Parnassus Ave., Room C-646
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-2045
Fax: (415) 514-2862

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – noon
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Oral Medicine
521 Parnassus Ave., Suite C-646
San Francisco, CA 94143-0658
Phone: (415) 476-2045
Fax: (415) 514-2862

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed from noon to 1:30 p.m.)

More about Ava Wu

Education

UCSF School of Dentistry 1986

Residencies

USC Medical Center 1987
Veteran's Administration Medical Center 1988
National Institute of Health 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Shiboski SC, Shiboski CH, Criswell L, Baer A, Challacombe S, Lanfranchi H, Schiødt M, Umehara H, Vivino F, Zhao Y, Dong Y, Greenspan D, Heidenreich AM, Helin P, Kirkham B, Kitagawa K, Larkin G, Li M, Lietman T, Lindegaard J, McNamara N, Sack K, Shirlaw P, Sugai S, Vollenweider C, Whitcher J, Wu A, Zhang S, Zhang W, Greenspan J, Daniels T. American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome: a data-driven, expert consensus approach in the Sjögren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance cohort. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Apr; 64(4):475-87.
  2. Daniels TE, Cox D, Shiboski CH, Schiødt M, Wu A, Lanfranchi H, Umehara H, Zhao Y, Challacombe S, Lam MY, De Souza Y, Schiødt J, Holm H, Bisio PA, Gandolfo MS, Sawaki T, Li M, Zhang W, Varghese-Jacob B, Ibsen P, Keszler A, Kurose N, Nojima T, Odell E, Criswell LA, Jordan R, Greenspan JS. Associations between salivary gland histopathologic diagnoses and phenotypic features of Sjögren's syndrome among 1,726 registry participants. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul; 63(7):2021-30.
  3. Wu AJ. Optimizing dry mouth treatment for individuals with Sjögren's syndrome. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2008 Nov; 34(4):1001-10, x.
  4. Li S, Nikulina K, DeVoss J, Wu AJ, Strauss EC, Anderson MS, McNamara NA. Small proline-rich protein 1B (SPRR1B) is a biomarker for squamous metaplasia in dry eye disease. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Jan; 49(1):34-41.
  5. Gescuk B, Wu AJ, Whitcher JP, Daniels TE, Lund S, Fye K, Davis JC. Lamivudine is not effective in primary Sjögren's syndrome. Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 Sep; 64(9):1326-30.
  6. Wu AJ. The oral component of Sjögren's syndrome: pass the scalpel and check the water. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2003 Aug; 5(4):304-10.
  7. Wu AJ, Hua H, Munson SH, McDevitt HO. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha regulation of CD4+CD25+ T cell levels in NOD mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Sep 17; 99(19):12287-92.
  8. Chen ZJ, Wheeler CJ, Shi W, Wu AJ, Yarboro CH, Gallagher M, Notkins AL. Polyreactive antigen-binding B cells are the predominant cell type in the newborn B cell repertoire. Eur J Immunol. 1998 Mar; 28(3):989-94.
  9. Wu AJ, Lafrenie RM, Park C, Apinhasmit W, Chen ZJ, Birkedal-Hansen H, Yamada KM, Stetler-Stevenson WG, Baum BJ. Modulation of MMP-2 (gelatinase A) and MMP-9 (gelatinase B) by interferon-gamma in a human salivary gland cell line. J Cell Physiol. 1997 May; 171(2):117-24.
  10. Wu AJ, Chen ZJ, Tsokos M, O'Connell BC, Ambudkar IS, Baum BJ. Interferon-gamma induced cell death in a cultured human salivary gland cell line. J Cell Physiol. 1996 May; 167(2):297-304.
  11. Wu AJ, Fox PC. Sjögren's syndrome. Semin Dermatol. 1994 Jun; 13(2):138-43.

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