Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Marianthi Kiriakidou, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Director, Lupus Program
Director, Division of Rheumatology


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Office Locations

Walnut Towers, Ste. 600
211 S. 9th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8430
Fax: (215) 923-5828
Bala Cynwyd
225 E. City Avenue
Suite 109
Bala Cynwyd PA 19004
Phone: (215) 503-3838
Fax: (610) 664-0827

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Medical School


  • Northeastern Hospital of Philadelphia


  • Northeastern Hospital of Philadelphia


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania



Recent Publications

Two interesting cases of intracranial IgG4-related disease and discussion of therapy options

MicroRNA-21 deficiency protects from lupus-like autoimmunity in the chronic graft-versus-host disease model of systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Small molecule inhibition of RISC loading

Silencing of microR6-21 in vivo ameliorates autoimmune splenomegaly in lupus mice

Clarifying mammalian RISC assembly in vitro

High-throughput experimental studies to identify miRNA targets directly, with special focus on the mammalian brain

Expanded RNA-binding activities of mammalian Argonaute 2

A novel monoclonal antibody against human Argonaute proteins reveals unexpected characteristics of miRNAs in human blood cells

An mRNA m7G Cap Binding-like Motif within Human Ago2 Represses Translation

Detection of microRNAs and assays to monitor microRNA activities in vivo and in vitro.

A combined computational-experimental approach predicts human microRNA targets

The microRNA world: Small is mighty

Sperm antigen 6 is the murine homologue of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii central apparatus protein encoded by the PF16 locus

The steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StaR): A window into the complexities of intracellular cholesterol trafficking

cDNA cloning and characterization of a human sperm antigen (SPAG6) with homology to the product of the Chlamydomonas PF16 locus

Multiple steroidogenic factor 1 binding elements in the human steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene 5'-flanking region are required for maximal promoter activity and cyclic AMP responsiveness

Molecular insights into the regulation of steroidogenesis: From laboratory to clinic and back

Cloning and expression of primate Daxx cDNAs and mapping of the human gene to chromosome 6p21.3 in the MHC region

Structural and functional changes in mitochondria associated with trophoblast differentiation: Methods to isolate enriched preparations of syncytiotrophoblast mitochondria