Kaku So-Armah, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Medicine

Kaku So-Armah
(617) 414-4376
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD
  • Amherst College, BA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 8/30/2017

    So-Armah KA, Lim JK, Lo Re V, Tate JP, Chang CH, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Rimland D, Marconi VC, Goetz MB, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Budoff MJ, Tindle HA, Samet JH, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. FIB-4 stage of liver fibrosis predicts incident heart failure among HIV-infected and uninfected patients. Hepatology. 2017 Oct; 66(4):1286-1295. PMID: 28543215.

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  • Published on 8/15/2017

    Taylor BS, So-Armah K, Tate JP, Marconi VC, Koethe JR, Bedimo RJ, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Goetz MB, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Womack JA, Gerschenson M, Lo Re V, Rimland D, Yin MT, Leaf D, Tracy RP, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. HIV and Obesity Comorbidity Increase Interleukin 6 but Not Soluble CD14 or D-Dimer. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Aug 15; 75(5):500-508. PMID: 28696344.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Freiberg MS, Chang CH, Skanderson M, Patterson OV, DuVall SL, Brandt CA, So-Armah KA, Vasan RS, Oursler KA, Gottdiener J, Gottlieb S, Leaf D, Rodriguez-Barradas M, Tracy RP, Gibert CL, Rimland D, Bedimo RJ, Brown ST, Goetz MB, Warner A, Crothers K, Tindle HA, Alcorn C, Bachmann JM, Justice AC, Butt AA. Association Between HIV Infection and the Risk of Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction and Preserved Ejection Fraction in the Antiretroviral Therapy Era: Results From the Veterans Aging Cohort Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 May 01; 2(5):536-546. PMID: 28384660.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Khambaty T, Stewart JC, Gupta SK, Chang CH, Bedimo RJ, Budoff MJ, Butt AA, Crane H, Gibert CL, Leaf DA, Rimland D, Tindle HA, So-Armah KA, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. Association Between Depressive Disorders and Incident Acute Myocardial Infarction in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Adults: Veterans Aging Cohort Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Nov 01; 1(8):929-937. PMID: 27557332.

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  • Published on 7/25/2016

    Cannon AR, Morris NL, Hammer AM, Curtis B, Remick DG, Yeligar SM, Poole L, Burnham EL, Wyatt TA, Molina PE, So-Armah K, Cisneros T, Wang G, Lang CH, Mandrekar P, Kovacs EJ, Choudhry MA. Alcohol and inflammatory responses: Highlights of the 2015 Alcohol and Immunology Research Interest Group (AIRIG) meeting. Alcohol. 2016 Aug; 54:73-7. PMID: 27522326.

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  • Published on 7/8/2016

    So-Armah KA, Edelman EJ, Cheng DM, Doyle MF, Patts GJ, Gnatienko N, Krupitsky EM, Samet JH, Freiberg MS. Effects of Heavy Drinking on T-Cell Phenotypes Consistent with Immunosenescence in Untreated HIV Infection. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Aug; 40(8):1737-43. PMID: 27388907.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    So-Armah KA, Tate JP, Chang CC, Butt AA, Gerschenson M, Gibert CL, Leaf D, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Budoff MJ, Samet JH, Kuller LH, Deeks SG, Crothers K, Tracy RP, Crane HM, Sajadi MM, Tindle HA, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. Do Biomarkers of Inflammation, Monocyte Activation, and Altered Coagulation Explain Excess Mortality Between HIV Infected and Uninfected People? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jun 01; 72(2):206-13. PMID: 26885807.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    So-Armah KA, Tate JP, Chang CH, Butt AA, Gerschenson M, Gibert CL, Leaf D, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Budoff MJ, Samet JH, Kuller LH, Deeks SG, Crothers K, Tracy RP, Crane HM, Sajadi MM, Tindle HA, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. Do Biomarkers of Inflammation, Monocyte Activation, and Altered Coagulation Explain Excess Mortality Between HIV Infected and Uninfected People? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jun 01; 72(2):206-213. PMID: 27824677.

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  • Published on 4/18/2016

    Freiberg MS, Bebu I, Tracy R, So-Armah K, Okulicz J, Ganesan A, Armstrong A, O'Bryan T, Rimland D, Justice AC, Agan BK. D-Dimer Levels before HIV Seroconversion Remain Elevated Even after Viral Suppression and Are Associated with an Increased Risk of Non-AIDS Events. PLoS One. 2016; 11(4):e0152588. PMID: 27088215.

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  • Published on 3/24/2016

    Freiberg MS, So-Armah K. HIV and Cardiovascular Disease: We Need a Mechanism, and We Need a Plan. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Mar; 4(3):e003411. PMID: 27013540.

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