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Kawasaki Disease


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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Medical School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Univ of Colorado - Denver


Univ of Colorado - Denver

Board Certifications





Dr. Jane C. Burns is the director of the Kawasaki Disease Clinic at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and the Kawasaki Disease Research Center at UC San Diego. She is also a professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After earning her medical degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1978, she completed her pediatric residency and fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver, followed by additional training in pediatric infectious diseases and molecular virology at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. She joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School in 1986 and moved to San Diego in 1990.

Internationally known for her research on Kawasaki disease (KD), her passion for studying KD has spanned almost three decades, with her first publication in 1982. In addition to her academic pursuits, Dr. Burns is the mother of two daughters. Her husband, John B. Gordon M.D., is an interventional cardiologist who cares for adults with long-term sequelae of KD. Together, working with a team from UC San Diego, they launched the Adult KD Collaborative, a long-range epidemiologic and clinical study of cardiovascular biomarkers and functional studies in adults who suffered from KD in childhood.


Plasma Cell-free RNA Signatures of Inflammatory Syndromes in Children.
Loy CJ, Servellita V, Sotomayor-Gonzalez A, Bliss A, Lenz J, Belcher E, Suslovic W, Nguyen J, Williams ME, Oseguera M, Gardiner MA, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Kawasaki Disease Research Group (PEMKDRG), CHARMS Study Group, Choi JH, Hsiao HM, Wang H, Kim J, Shimizu C, Tremoulet A, Delaney M, DeBiasi RL, Rostad CA, Burns JC, Chiu CY, Vlaminck I

The etiologies of Kawasaki disease.
Burns JC

More on Pre-Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2-Negative MIS-C.
Franco A, Tremoulet A, Burns JC

Age-Dependent Variations in Kawasaki Disease Incidence in Japan.
DeHaan LL, Copeland CD, Burney JA, Nakamura Y, Yashiro M, Shimizu C, Miyata K, Burns JC, Cayan DR

SARS-CoV-2 variants are associated with different clinical courses in children with MIS-C.
Moreno Rojas AF, Bainto E, Harvey H, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC, Dummer KB

Intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in Kawasaki disease patients: prediction using clinical data.
Lam JY, Song MS, Kim GB, Shimizu C, Bainto E, Tremoulet AH, Nemati S, Burns JC

Apixaban for Prevention of Thromboembolism in Pediatric Heart Disease.
Payne RM, Burns KM, Glatz AC, Male C, Donti A, Brandão LR, Balling G, VanderPluym CJ, Bu'Lock F, Kochilas LK, Stiller B, Cnota JF 2nd, Rahkonen O, Khan A, Adorisio R, Stoica S, May L, Burns JC, Saraiva JFK, McHugh KE, Kim JS, Rubio A, Chía-Vazquez NG, Meador MR, Dyme JL, Reedy AM, Ajavon-Hartmann T, Jarugula P, Carlson-Taneja LE, Mills D, Wheaton O, Monagle P

Relevance of Obesity in Kawasaki Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated With COVID-19.
Dummer K, Burns JC

Coronary Sinus Thrombosis and Post-Myocardial Infarction Syndrome in Kawasaki Disease: Rare Causes of Pericardial Effusion.
Wang H, Pancheri JM, Appleton RS, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC, Dummer KB

DOACs in Patients With Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms After Kawasaki Disease.
Dummer KB, Miyata K, Shimizu C, Tremoulet AH, Gleason J, Gordon JB, Burns JC

Subgroups of children with Kawasaki disease: a data-driven cluster analysis.
Wang H, Shimizu C, Bainto E, Hamilton S, Jackson HR, Estrada-Rivadeneyra D, Kaforou M, Levin M, Pancheri JM, Dummer KB, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC

Infliximab for intensification of primary therapy for patients with Kawasaki disease and coronary artery aneurysms at diagnosis.
Miyata K, Bainto EV, Sun X, Jain S, Dummer KB, Burns JC, Tremoulet AH

Predictors of Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Kawasaki Disease: Insights from Patient-Specific Simulations of Coronary Hemodynamics.
Menon K, Seo J, Fukazawa R, Ogawa S, Kahn AM, Burns JC, Marsden AL

Diagnosis of childhood febrile illness using a multi-class blood RNA molecular signature.
Habgood-Coote D, Wilson C, Shimizu C, Barendregt AM, Philipsen R, Galassini R, Calle IR, Workman L, Agyeman PKA, Ferwerda G, Anderson ST, van den Berg JM, Emonts M, Carrol ED, Fink CG, de Groot R, Hibberd ML, Kanegaye J, Nicol MP, Paulus S, Pollard AJ, Salas A, Secka F, Schlapbach LJ, Tremoulet AH, Walther M, Zenz W, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Kawasaki Disease Research Group (PEMKDRG), UK Kawasaki Genetics consortium, GENDRES consortium, EUCLIDS consortium, PERFORM consortium, Van der Flier M, Zar HJ, Kuijpers T, Burns JC, Martinón-Torres F, Wright VJ, Coin LJM, Cunnington AJ, Herberg JA, Levin M, Kaforou M

Endothelial Cell Response in Kawasaki Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Kim J, Shimizu C, He M, Wang H, Hoffman HM, Tremoulet AH, Shyy JY, Burns JC

A Deep Learning Framework for Image-Based Screening of Kawasaki Disease.
Lam JY, Kanegaye JT, Xu E, Gardiner MA, Burns JC, Nemati S, Tremoulet AH

Diagnosis of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children by a Whole-Blood Transcriptional Signature.
Jackson HR, Miglietta L, Habgood-Coote D, D'Souza G, Shah P, Nichols S, Vito O, Powell O, Davidson MS, Shimizu C, Agyeman PKA, Beudeker CR, Brengel-Pesce K, Carrol ED, Carter MJ, De T, Eleftheriou I, Emonts M, Epalza C, Georgiou P, De Groot R, Fidler K, Fink C, van Keulen D, Kuijpers T, Moll H, Papatheodorou I, Paulus S, Pokorn M, Pollard AJ, Rivero-Calle I, Rojo P, Secka F, Schlapbach LJ, Tremoulet AH, Tsolia M, Usuf E, Van Der Flier M, Von Both U, Vermont C, Yeung S, Zavadska D, Zenz W, Coin LJM, Cunnington A, Burns JC, Wright V, Martinon-Torres F, Herberg JA, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Kaforou M, Levin M

Evaluation of Autoantibody Binding to Cardiac Tissue in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and COVID-19 Vaccination-Induced Myocarditis.
Patel H, Sintou A, Chowdhury RA, Rothery S, Iacob AO, Prasad S, Rainer PP, Martinón-Torres F, Sancho-Shimizu V, Shimizu C, Dummer K, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC, Sattler S, Levin M, DIAMONDS consortium

Implementation of KIDMATCH: A Clinical Decision Support Tool for Diagnosing Pediatric Patients with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome and Kawasaki Disease.
Lam JY, Richardson A, Kanegaye JT, Tremoulet AH, Shimizu C, Stadnick NA, Burns JC, Nemati S, Gardiner MA

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome therapies in children (MISTIC): A randomized trial.
Jain S, He F, Brown K, Burns JC, Tremoulet AH

A New Definition for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Son MBF, Burns JC, Newburger JW

MIS-C: myths have been debunked, but mysteries remain.
Burns JC

Exercise Stress Echocardiography in Kawasaki Disease Patients with Coronary Aneurysms.
Tedla BA, Burns JC, Tremoulet AH, Shimizu C, Gordon JB, El-Said H, Golding F, Davis CK, Dummer KB

Bridging a diagnostic Kawasaki disease classifier from a microarray platform to a qRT-PCR assay.
Kuiper R, Wright VJ, Habgood-Coote D, Shimizu C, Huigh D, Tremoulet AH, van Keulen D, Hoggart CJ, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Herberg JA, Kaforou M, Tempel D, Burns JC, Levin M

Incidence and Severity of Kawasaki Disease Among Vietnamese Children.
Doan NH, Sivilay N, Shimizu C, Nguyen H, Bainto E, Nguyen Q, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC

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