Imelda Balboni

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Rheumatology

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2002)

Residency: Children's Hospital (2002) CA

Internship: Children's Hospital (2000) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2005) CA

Medical Education: University of Connecticut (1999) CT

Board Certification: Pediatric Rheumatology, American Board of Pediatrics (2006)

Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Biomedical Science (1999)

M.D., University of Connecticut (1999)

Protein microarray analysis reveals BAFF-binding autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
Price, J. V., Haddon, D. J., Kemmer, D., Delepine, G., Mandelbaum, G., & Utz, P. J. (2013). Protein microarray analysis reveals BAFF-binding autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, 123(12), 5135-5145.

Interferon-a induction and detection of anti-ro, anti-la, anti-sm, and anti-rnp autoantibodies by autoantigen microarray analysis in juvenile dermatomyositis.
Balboni, I., Niewold, T. B., Morgan, G., Limb, C., Eloranta, M.-L., & Pachman, L. M. (2013). Interferon-a induction and detection of anti-ro, anti-la, anti-sm, and anti-rnp autoantibodies by autoantigen microarray analysis in juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis and rheumatism, 65(9), 2424-2429.

Type I interferon receptor controls B-cell expression of nucleic acid-sensing Toll-like receptors and autoantibody production in a murine model of lupus
Thibault, D. L., Graham, K. L., Lee, L. Y., Balboni, I., Hertzog, P. J., & Utz, P. J. (2009). Type I interferon receptor controls B-cell expression of nucleic acid-sensing Toll-like receptors and autoantibody production in a murine model of lupus. ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY, 11(4).

Evaluation of microarray surfaces and arraying parameters for autoantibody profiling
Balboni, I., Limb, C., Tenenbaum, J. D., & Utz, P. J. (2008). Evaluation of microarray surfaces and arraying parameters for autoantibody profiling. PROTEOMICS, 8(17), 3443-3449.

Protein microarrays address the elephant in the room
Kattah, M. G., Utz, P. J., & Balboni, I. (2008). Protein microarrays address the elephant in the room. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 54(6), 937-939.

IRF9 and STAT1 are required for IgG autoantibody production and B cell expression of TLR7 in mice
Thibault, D. L., Chu, A. D., Graham, K. L., Balboni, I., Lee, L. Y., & Utz, P. J. (2008). IRF9 and STAT1 are required for IgG autoantibody production and B cell expression of TLR7 in mice. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, 118(4), 1417-1426.

Systemic hyalinosis: A distinctive early childhood-onset disorder characterized by mutations in the anthrax toxin receptor 2 gene (ANTRX2)
Shieh, J. Tc., Swidler, P., Martignetti, J. A., Ramirez, M. C. M., Balboni, I., & Hoyme, H. E. (2006). Systemic hyalinosis: A distinctive early childhood-onset disorder characterized by mutations in the anthrax toxin receptor 2 gene (ANTRX2). PEDIATRICS, 118(5), E1485-E1492.

A new two-color Fab labeling method for autoantigen protein microarrays
Kattah, M. G., Alemi, G. R., Thibault, D. L., Balboni, I., & Utz, P. J. (2006). A new two-color Fab labeling method for autoantigen protein microarrays. NATURE METHODS, 3(9), 745-751.

Multiplexed protein array platforms for analysis of autoimmune diseases
Balboni, I., Chan, S. M., Kattah, M., Tenenbaum, J. D., Butte, A. J., & Utz, P. J. (2006). Multiplexed protein array platforms for analysis of autoimmune diseases. ANNUAL REVIEW OF IMMUNOLOGY, 24, 391-418.

A sea anemone's environment affects discharge of its isolated nematocysts
Greenwood, P. G., Balboni, I. M., & Lohmann, C. (2003). A sea anemone's environment affects discharge of its isolated nematocysts. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 134(2), 275-281.