Julie M. Chase, MD, PhD Julie M. Chase, MD, PhD, is a pediatric rheumatology fellow in the Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO ResidencyPediatrics - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Graduate DegreePhD in Immunology - Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO Titles and Academic Titles Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Departments and Services Division of Rheumatology Publications Papers2014 Sojka D.K., Plougastel-Douglas B., Yang L., Pak-Wittel M.A., Artymov M.N., Ivanova Y., Zhong C., Chase J.M., Rothman P.B., Yu J., Riley J.K., Zhu J., Tian A., & Yokoyama W.M. Tissue-resident natural killer (NK) cells are cell lineages distinct from thymic and conventional splenic NK cells. Elife. 2014, Jan; 3(e01659): 1-21. Romee R., Schneider S.E., Leong J.W., Chase J.M., Keppel C.R., Sullivan R.P., Cooper M.A., & Fehniger T.A. Cytokine activation induces human memory-like NK cells. Blood. 2014, Sep; 120(24): 4751-4760. Leong J.W.*, Chase* J.M., Romee R., Schneider S.E., Sullivan R.P., Cooper M.A., & Fehniger T.A. *co-first authors. Pre-activation with IL-12, IL-15 and IL-18 induces CD25 and a functional high affinity IL-2 receptor on human cytokine-induced memory-like NK cells.. Biology of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2014, Jan; 20(4): 463-473. 2011 Elliott (Chase) J.M. & Yokoyama W.M. Unifying concepts of MHC-dependent NK cell education. Trends in Immunology. 2011, Aug; 32(8): 364-372. 2010 Elliott (Chase) J.M., Wahle J.A., & Yokoyama W.M. MHC Class I-deficient natural killer cells acquire a licensed phenotype after transfer into an MHC class I-sufficient environment. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2010, Sep; 207(10): 2073-2079. 2009 Cooper M.A., Elliott (Chase) J.M., Keyel P.A., Yang L., Carrero J.A., & Yokoyama W.M. Cytokine-induced memory-like natural killer cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 2009, Feb; 106(6): 1915-1919. 2006 Celina M., Elliott (Chase) J.M., Winters S.T., Assink R.A., & Minier L.M. Correlation of antioxidant depletion and mechanical performance during thermal degradation of an HTPB elastomer. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 2006, Jan; 91(8): 1870-1879. 2005 Assink R.A., Celina M., Elliott (Chase) J.M., & Harris D.J. Use of a respirometer to measure oxidation rates of polymeric materials at ambient temperatures. Polymer. 2005, Jan; 46(25): 11648-11654. 2004 Elliott (Chase) J.M., Assink R.A., & Celina M. High-sensitivity chemical derivatization NMR analysis for condition monitoring of aged elastomers. Polymer. 2004, Jan; 45(22): 7463-7469. Awards and Honors 2017, Ephriam P. Engleman Endowed Resident Research Preceptorship, Rheumatology Research Foundation 2016, Pediatric Resident Travel Award, American College of Rheumatology 2013-2015, McVean Medical Scholarship, U of Missouri-Columbia SOM 2012, Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology 2012, Trainee Research Award, American Society of Hematology 2010, Outstanding Research Abstract Travel Award, National Institutes of Health 1999-2003, Presidential Scholarship (full tuition award), University of New Mexico Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 2017-present, American College of Rheumatology 2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments. Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.