Harry G. Bluestein, MD

Harry G. Bluestein

Harry G. Bluestein, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine

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Dr. Bluestein received his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY.  He completed fellowships in pathology at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 

Research Interests

The identification and characterization of cell membrane molecules that serve as targets of systemic lupus erythematosus antibodies and on the role of those antibodies in the pathogenesis of SLE, particularly the neuropsychiatric manifestations.  

Clinic Focus

Rheumatologic diseases

Clinical Profile and Appointments 

Clinic Practice Locations

Medical Offices South and Perlman Medical Offices

Selected Publications 

  1. Corbel, C, HG Bluestein, O Pourquie, P Vaigot, and NM Le Douarin. An antigen expressed by avian neuronal cells is also expressed by activated T lymphocytes. Cell Immunol 141:99-110, 1992.
  2. Corbel, C, F Cormier, O Pourquie, and HG Bluestein. BEN, a novel surface molecule of the imunoglobulin superfamily on avian hemopoietic progenitor cells shared with neural cells. Experimental Cell Research 203:91-99, 1992. 
  3. Spezialetti, R, HG Bluestein, and EL Alexander. Neuropsychiatricdisease in Sjögren's Syndrome: Anti-ribosomal P and anti-neuronal antibodies. Am J Med 95:153-160, 1993. 
  4. Berlit, P, PM Moore, and HG Bluestein. Vasculitis, rheumatic disease and the neurologist: The pathophysiology and diagnosis of neurologic problems in systemic disease. Cerebrovasc Dis 3:139-145, 1993.
  5. Weisman, MH, HG Bluestein, CM Berner, and HA deHaan. Reduction in circulating dsDNA antibody titer after administration of LJP 394. J Rheumatol 24:314-318, 1997. 

Additional Bluestein Publications via PubMed