Peiqing Qian, M.D.Peiqing Qian, M.D.
Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Neuroimmunology, Neuroradiology
- Accepting Children: Yes
- Accepting New Patients: Yes
- Accepting Medicare: Yes
- Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
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To provide her patients guidance and support to effectively manage their conditions with better quality of lifePersonal Interests
Music, culture, cooking and gardeningMedical School
Shanghai Second Medical UniversityResidency
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MOFellowship(s)
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MOBoard Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyLanguages:
English, ChineseProfessional Associations:
American Academy of NeurologyAwards:
Wexler Prize and Leonard Prize for Research in MS 2011 Foundation of CMSC scholarship 2012
The FDA approval is based on data from ...
Testosterone is associated with worse disease severity in men with early relapsing onset multiple sclerosis
MS and many other autoimmune diseases are less common in men than in women. This is especially true during reproductive years. Sex hormones, including testosterone and estrogen, may be responsible for the difference. It is thought that men with multiple sclerosis may have lower testosterone levels than healthy controls.
Dr. Bove and his group assessed the prevalence and clinical associations of hypogonadism in men with recent onset relapsing multiple sclerosis. Male subjects from the Comprehensive Longitudinal Investigations of MS at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (CLIMB) cohort were included. Hormonal measures included testosterone, the testosterone: estradiol ratio, leutinizing hormone (LH), and free testosterone. Clinical outcomes were collected every 6 months for Expanded Disease Severity Scale (EDSS), and annually for Symbol Digit Modalities test (SDMT).
The analysis included 96 men with a mean age of 40 years, disease duration of 4.6 years; 71% subjects were untreated at baseline. Of these men, 39% were ...
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Seattle, WA 98122
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