Research and Innovation

The Kawasaki Disease Clinic team has conducted multiple research studies on the treatment and long-term health and function of children diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. A sample list of studies are listed below.

Kawasaki disease research studies

Haley, J. & Tierney, E. (2016). Patterns of carotid intima-media thickness progression in Kawasaki patients: A crystal ball for long-term vascular health? Journal of the American Heart Association. 5(7): e003778.

McCrindle, B. W. & Tierney, E. (2017). Acute treatment for Kawasaki disease: Challenges for current and future therapies. Journal of Pediatrics. 184: 7–10.

Selamet Tierney, E. S., Newburger, J. W., Graham, D., Baker, A., Fulton, D. R., & Colan, S. D. (2011). Diastolic function in children with Kawasaki disease. International Journal of Cardiology. 148(3): 309–312.

Selamet Tierney, E. S. & Newburger, J. W. (2007). Are patients with Kawasaki disease at risk for premature atherosclerosis? Journal of Pediatrics. 151(3): 225–228.

Tierney, E. S., Gal, D., Gauvreau, K., Baker, A. L., Trevey, S., O'Neill, S. R., Jaff, M. R., de Ferranti, S., Fulton, D. R., Colan, S. D., & Newburger, J. W. (2013). Vascular health in Kawasaki disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 62(12): 1114–1121.