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Recent Faculty Publications

This page features recent publications submitted by Department of Medicine Faculty. For complete listings of publications by specific faculty members, please use the Colorado PROFILES tool.

Faculty members - to submit your publication, please email Kelly Redard with the relevant link, PMID or PDF.

Note: these citations include only authors from the CU Department of Medicine faculty - many of these publications also include authors with other affiliations. In cases where DOM authors are from multiple divisions, publications are categorized below based on the affiliation of the first DOM author listed. 


Featured Publications - January 2017

William Hiatt, MD et al. Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 5;376(1):32-40.

Anna Maw, MD et al. Updated Recommendations for Cost-effectiveness Studies. JAMA. 2017 Jan 3;317(1):89.

Amber Khanna, MD et al. Management of Pregnancy in Patients With Complex Congenital Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2017 Jan 12. pii: CIR.0000000000000458.

Thomas Maddox, MD; P. Michael Ho, MD. Health Services Research in Improving the Delivery of Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases: Moving From Observation to Innovation to Action. Circulation. 2017 Jan 31;135(5):403-405.

Featured publications are selected based on journal impact factor. 


 January 2017 (Publication Dates: 1/1/2017 thru 1/31/2017)

Khadijah Breathett, MD; Larry Allen, MD; Kathryn Colborn, PhD, MSPH (HCPR); Stacie Daugherty, MD; Prateeti Khazanie, MD; Pamela Peterson MD, MSPH. The Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion Correlated With Increased Heart Transplant Listings in African-Americans But Not Hispanics or Caucasians. JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Feb;5(2):136-147.
William Hiatt, MD. Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 5;376(1):32-40.
Brian Stauffer, MD; Carmen Sucharov, PhD. Exosomes from Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients Modulate a Pathological Response in Cardiomyocytes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jan 27:ajpheart.00673.2016.
Carmen Sucharov, PhD; David Kao, MD; J. David Port, PhD; Robert Quaife, MD; Michael Bristow, MD, PhD. Myocardial microRNAs associated with reverse remodeling in human heart failure. JCI Insight. 2017 Jan 26;2(2):e89169. 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Alvaro Martinez-Camacho, MD. Interferon-based hepatitis C therapy in a safety net hospital: access, efficacy, and safety. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jan;29(1):10-16.

General Internal Medicine
Anna Maw, MD. Updated Recommendations for Cost-effectiveness Studies. JAMA. 2017 Jan 3;317(1):89.
Jacinda Nicklas, MD, MPH, MA. Patterns of gestational diabetes diagnosis inside and outside of clinical guidelines. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017; 17: 11.
Health Care Policy and Research

Medical Oncology
Kasey Couts, PhD; Jennifer Hintzsche, PhD; John Tentler, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Marileila Varella-Garcia, PhD; William Robinson, MD, PhD. Kinase gene fusions in defined subsets of melanoma. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2017 Jan;30(1):53-62.

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD. Noncanonical WNT-5A signaling impairs endogenous lung repair in COPD. J Exp Med. 2017 Jan;214(1):143-163.

 December 2016 (Publication Dates: 12/1/2016 thru 12/31/2016)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine

TLarry Allen, MD; Daniel Matlock, MD (Geriatrics); Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, MS. Use of Risk Models to Predict Death in the Next Year Among Individual Ambulatory Patients With Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Dec 21.

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Michael Rudolph, PhD; Teresa Hernandez, PhD; Linda Barbour, MD. Early infant adipose deposition is positively associated with the n-6 to n-3 fatty acid ratio in human milk independent of maternal BMI. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Dec 13.

Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2016 Dec;21(3-4):131-138.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Frank Scott, MD. Antibiotics and Obesity - A Burgeoning or Thinning Argument? JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Dec 27.

General Internal Medicine
Lilia Cervantes, MD; Jeffrey Zoucha, MD; Stacy Fischer, MD. Experiences and values of Latinos with end stage renal disease: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Nephrology Nursing Journal. 2016 Nov-Dec;43(6):479-493.

Kristin Jensen, MD. "Down Syndrome" in Care of Adults with Chronic Childhood Conditions: A Practical Guide. Springer Publications: Switzerland, 149-166.

Danielle Loeb, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD. Development and initial validation of primary care provider mental illness management and team-based care self-efficacy scales. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2016 Dec 22.

Anna Maw, MD. Faculty development in point of care ultrasound for internists. Med Educ Online. 2016 Dec 13;21:33287.

Geriatric Medicine
Rebecca Boxer, MD; Larry Allen, MD (Cardiology). Skilled Nursing Facility Care for Patients With Heart Failure: Can We Make It "Heart Failure Ready?" J Card Fail. 2016 Dec;22(12):1004-1014.


Daniel Sherbenou, MD, PhD. Antibody-drug conjugate targeting CD46 eliminates multiple myeloma cells. J Clin Invest. 2016 Dec 1;126(12):4640-4653.

Infectious Diseases

Stephanie Dillon, PhD; Kejun Guo, PhD; Mario Santiago, PhD; Gregory Austin, MD (Gastroenterology); Daniel Frank, PhD; Cara Wilson, MD. Low abundance of colonic butyrate-producing bacteria in HIV infection is associated with microbial translocation and immune activation. AIDS. 2016 Dec 19. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001366.

Medical Oncology

Linda Overholser, MD, MPH (GIM); Elena Shagisultanova, MD, PhD; Jennifer Diamond, MD; Peter Kabos, MD; Anthony Elias, MD; Virginia Borges, MD, MMSc; Jose Mayordomo, MD, PhD. Breast Cancer Following Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma: Clinical Scenarios and Risk-Reducing Strategies. Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Dec 15;30(12).

Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD. WNT Signaling in Lung Aging and Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Dec;13(Supplement_5):S411-S416. 

Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD. miR-323a-3p regulates lung fibrosis by targeting multiple profibrotic pathways. JCI Insight. 2016 Dec 8;1(20):e90301.

Kenneth Malcolm, PhD; Milene Saavedra, MD; Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD; Jerry Nick, MD. Impact of azithromycin on the clinical and antimicrobial effectiveness of tobramycin in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S1569-1993(16)30672-5.

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD; Jennifer Janssen, MD (Endocrinology); Milene Saavedra, MD; Jerry Nick, MD. Glucose >200 mg/dL during Continuous Glucose Monitoring Identifies Adult Patients at Risk for Development of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes. J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:1527932.

Marilee Wick, PhD; York Miller, MD; Edward Dempsey, MD. Protection against vascular leak in neprilysin transgenic mice with complex overexpression pattern. Transgenic Res. 2016 Dec;25(6):773-784.

Renal Diseases & Hypertension

 November 2016 (Publication Dates: 11/1/2016 thru 11/30/2016)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Paul Jurgens, MD (IMRP); Larry Allen, MD; Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, ANP. Chronic Norovirus Infections in Cardiac Transplant Patients: Considerations for Evaluation and Management. Prog Transplant. 2016 Nov 23.
Arcadia Paine (SOM); Larry Allen, MD; Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, ANP; Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH (Geriatrics). Anchoring in Destination-Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device Decision Making: A Mechanical Turk Survey. J Card Fail. 2016 Nov;22(11):908-912.
David Bekelman, MD; Larry Allen, MD; Brack Hattler, MD; Edward Havranek, MD; Connor McBryde, MD. Rationale and study design of a patient-centered intervention to improve health status in chronic heart failure: The Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness (CASA) randomized trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Nov;51:1-7.
Michael Bristow, MD, PhD; Stuart Linas, MD (Renal Diseases & Hypertension). Data and Safety Monitoring Board evaluation and management of a renal adverse event signal in TOPCAT. Eur J Heart Fail. 2016 Nov 21.
Thomas Maddox, MD. Leading on Payment and Delivery Reform in Cardiology. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Nov 16.
Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH; John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; Thomas Maddox, MD. International Collaborative Partnership for the Study of Atrial Fibrillation (INTERAF): Rationale, Design, and Initial Descriptives. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Nov 2;5(11). 
Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, ANP; Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH (Geriatrics); Larry Allen, MD. A Multicenter Trial of a Shared Decision Support Intervention for Patients and Their Caregivers Offered Destination Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure: DECIDE-LVAD: Rationale, Design, and Pilot Data. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Nov/Dec;31(6):E8-E20.
Teisha Rowland, PhD; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Luisa Mestroni, MD. Obscurin Variants in Patients With Left Ventricular Noncompaction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;68(20):2237-2238.
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Audrey Bergouignan, PhD; Daniel Bessesen, MD. Effect of frequent interruptions of prolonged sitting on self-perceived levels of energy, mood, food cravings and cognitive function. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016 Nov 3;13(1):113. 
Zhilin Song, PhD; Carlos Roncal, MS (Renal); Miguel Lanaspa-Garcia, PhD (Renal); Thomas Jensen, MD; Ana Andres Hernando, DVM, PhD (Renal); Gabriela Garcia, MD (Renal); Paul Maclean, PhD; Richard Johnson, MD (Renal). Role of Fructose and Fructokinase in Acute Dehydration Induced Vasopressin Gene Expression and Secretion in Mice. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Nov 16:jn.00781.2016.
General Internal Medicine
Bradley Changstrom, MD. Clinical Evaluation of the Adult Recreational Tennis Player. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016 Nov/Dec;15(6):437-445.
Joseph Simonetti, MD. The Road Ahead for Personalized Firearms. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Nov 21.
Infectious Diseases
Kristine Erlandson, MD. Long-term body composition changes in antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected individuals. AIDS. 2016 Nov 28;30(18):2805-2813.
Kristine Erlandson, MD. Effect of HIV-infection and cumulative viral load on age-related decline in grip strength. AIDS. 2016 Nov 13;30(17):2645-2652.
Medical Oncology
Virgina Borges, MD; Traci Lyons, PhD. Deciphering Pro-Lymphangiogenic Programs during Mammary Involution and Postpartum Breast Cancer. Front Oncol. 2016 Nov 2;6:227.
Anthony Elias, MD. Cooperative Dynamics of AR and ER Activity in Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2016 Nov;14(11):1054-1067.
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Ashim Bagchi, MD; Joanna Poczobutt, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD. Differentiated Smooth Muscle Cells Generate a Subpopulation of Resident Vascular Progenitor Cells in the Adventitia Regulated by KLF4. Circ Res. 2016 Nov 9.
Yuji Shiozaki, PhD; Makoto Miyazaki, PhD. Activating transcription factor-4 promotes mineralization in vascular smooth muscle cells. JCI Insight. 2016 Nov 3;1(18):e88646.

 October 2016 (Publication Dates: 10/1/2016 thru 10/31/2016)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology

C. Preston Neff, PhD; Brent Palmer, PhDj; Catherine Lozupone, PhD (BIPM). Diverse Intestinal Bacteria Contain Putative Zwitterionic Capsular Polysaccharides with Anti-inflammatory Properties. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Oct 12;20(4):535-547.

Ehrin Armstrong, MD; Thomas Maddox, MD; P. Michael Ho, MD; Thomas Tsai, MD (GIM); John Rumsfeld, MD. Prasugrel Use Following PCI and Associated Patient Outcomes: Insights From the National VA CART Program. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Oct;39(10):578-584. 
Khadijah Breathett, MD; Larry Allen, MD; Michael Bristow, MD, PhD. Changes in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Predict Survival and Hospitalization in Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Oct;9(10). 
Kelsey Flint, MD; Larry Allen, MD; John Rumsfeld, MD; David Bekelman, MD (GIM). Health Status Trajectories Among Outpatients With Heart Failure. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Oct 15. 
Thomas Maddox, MD; Thomas Tsai, MD (GIM); John Rumsfeld, MD. Chronic Kidney Disease Progression and Cardiovascular Outcomes Following Cardiac Catheterization-A Population-Controlled Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Oct 14;5(10).
Colleen McIlvennan, DNP; Larry Allen, MD; Daniel Matlock, MD (Geriatrics). Exploring cognitive bias in destination therapy left ventricular assist device decision making: A retrospective qualitative framework analysis. Am Heart J. 2016 Oct;180:64-73. 
Javier Valle, MD; Thomas Maddox, MD. Triple Antithrombotic Therapy and Outcomes in Post-PCI Patients Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery. World J Surg. 2016 Oct 12.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Health Care Policy and Research

Shanshan Pei, PhD; Mohd Minhajuddin; PhD; Brett Stevens, PhD; Nabilah Khan, PhD; Subhajyoti De; PhD (BIPM); Jonathan Gutman, MD; Daniel Pollyea, MD; Clayton Smith, MD; Craig Jordan, PhD. Rational Design of a Parthenolide-based Drug Regimen That Selectively Eradicates Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Stem Cells. J Biol Chem. 2016 Oct 14;291(42):21984-22000.
Infectious Diseases
Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; Kathryn Colborn, PhD, MSPH (HCPR). Overcoming research barriers in Chagas disease-designing effective implementation science. Parasitol Res. 2016 Oct 22.
Randall Reves, MD; Charles Daley, MD (Pulmonary). Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Key Step Toward Achieving Tuberculosis Elimination in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Oct 1;176(10):1439-1440.
Heather Young, MD. Research Methods in Healthcare Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship-Observational Studies. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;37(10):1141-6.

Medical Oncology
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Richard Albert, MD; Anne Fuhlbrigge, MD; Barry Make, MD. A Randomized Trial of Long-Term Oxygen for COPD with Moderate Desaturation. N Engl J Med. 2016 Oct 27;375(17):1617-1627.
Christopher Evans, PhD; Marvin Schwarz, MD; David Lynch, MD; Jonathan Kurche, MD; Ivana Yang, PhD (BIPM); David Schwartz, MD. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Genetic Disease That Involves Mucociliary Dysfunction of the Peripheral Airways. Physiol Rev. 2016 Oct;96(4):1567-91.
William Janssen, MD; Adrianne Stefanski, PhD; Christopher Evans, PhD. Control of lung defence by mucins and macrophages: ancient defence mechanisms with modern functions. Eur Respir J. 2016 Oct;48(4):1201-1214.

Jeffrey Swigris, DO; Joyce Lee, MD; Kevin Brown, MD; Aryeh Fischer, MD (Rheumatology). Clinical features and natural history of interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features: A single center experience. Respir Med. 2016 Oct;119:150-154.

Nicholas Walter, MD, PhD; Edward Chan, MD; Michael Strong, PhD (ID). Adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Impaired Host Immunity in HIV-Infected Patients. J Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15;214(8):1205-11.

 September 2016 (Publication Dates: 9/1/2016 thru 9/30/2016)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine

Thomas Maddox, MD. Worlds Apart: The Hype and Reality of Big Data to Improve Health Care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Sep;9(5):495-7. 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Gregory Everson, MD. Waiting for "The Liver" - No Longer? J Hepatol. 2016 Sep;65(3):467-9.

Infectious Diseases

Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD; Kristine Erlandson, MD; Edward Gardner, MD. Suboptimal cART Adherence is Associated with Higher Levels of Inflammation Despite HIV Suppression. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Sep 22.

Marilyn Levi, MD. West Nile infections in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Sep;20(6):744-6.

Medical Oncology

Laura Melton, PhD. Superhuman Strength in Cancer. J Adv Pract Oncol 2016;7:600–603.

Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Diana Jalal, MD; Kristen Nowak, PhD; Zhiying You, MD, PhD; Michel Chonchol, MD; Richard Johnson, MD. Vascular Function and Uric Acid-Lowering in Stage 3 CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep 12.

Aryeh Fischer, MD; Jeffrey Swigris, DO (Pulmonary); Richard Meehan, MD. Mycophenolate mofetil versus oral cyclophosphamide in scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease (SLS II): a randomised controlled, double-blind, parallel group trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Sep;4(9):708-19.

 August 2016 (Publication Dates: 8/1/2016 thru 8/31/2016)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Brian Freed, PhD, MA, MS. Reply. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Aug;68(8):2051-2.
Charles Kirkpatrick, MD. CD8+ T cells produce a dialyzable antigen-specific activator of dendritic cells. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 Aug 11.
Christina Roark, PhD; Michael Aubrey, MS; Brian Freed, PhD, MA, MS. Arthritogenic peptide binding to DRB1*01 alleles correlates with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis. J Autoimmun. 2016 Aug;72:25-32.
Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Matthew Stratton, PhD; Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Carmen Sucharov, PhD; Timothy McKinsey, PhD. Signal-Dependent Recruitment of BRD4 to Cardiomyocyte Super-Enhancers Is Suppressed by a MicroRNA. Cell Rep. 2016 Aug 2;16(5):1366-78.
Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Wenbo Zhou, PhD; Breanna Symmes, PhD; Curt Freed, MD. Re-Cloning the N27 Dopamine Cell Line to Improve a Cell Culture Model of Parkinson's Disease. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 11;11(8):e0160847.
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
David Saxon, MD; Rebecca Sanagorski, MS; Neda Rasouli, MD. Endocrinology Telehealth Consultation Improved Glycemic Control Similar to Face-to-Face Visits in Veterans. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2016 Aug 22;10(5):1079-86.
General Internal Medicine
Mary Anderson, MD; Jeffrey Glasheen, MD; Debra Anoff, MD; Read Pierce, MD; Christine Jones, MD. Impact of state medicaid expansion status on length of stay and in-hospital mortality for general medicine patients at US academic medical centers. J Hosp Med. 2016 Aug 18.
Raymond Estacio, MD; Mori Krantz, MD (Cardiology). Is 60 the New 80 in Hypertension? J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Aug;31(8):958-60.
Infectious Diseases
Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD. Pharmacologic Considerations for Preexposure Prophylaxis in Transgender Women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 15;72 Suppl 3:S230-4.
Kristine Erlandson, MD. Frailty in HIV: Epidemiology, Biology, Measurement, Interventions, and Research Needs. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2016 Aug 22.
Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; Bruce McCollister, MD; Leland Shapiro, MD; J. David Beckham, MD. Risk Factors for Cryptococcal Meningitis: A Single United States Center Experience. Mycopathologia. 2016 Aug 8.
Medical Oncology
D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD; Marileila Varella-Garcia, PhD; Robert Doebele, MD, PhD. An Activating KIT Mutation Induces Crizotinib Resistance in ROS1-Positive Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Aug;11(8):1273-81.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Fernando Holguin, MD. Acetaminophen versus Ibuprofen in Young Children with Mild Persistent Asthma. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 18;375(7):619-30.
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Evgenia Dobrinskikh, PhD, MS; John Montford, MD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Moshe Levi, MD; Seth Furgeson, MD. Label-free fluorescence lifetime and second harmonic generation imaging microscopy improves quantification of experimental renal fibrosis. Kidney Int. 2016 Aug 20.
Moshe Levi, MD; Seth Furgeson, MD. Characterizing fibrosis in UUO mice model using multiparametric analysis of phasor distribution from FLIM images. Biomed. Opt. Express 7, 3519-3530 (2016).
John Montford, MD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Seth Furgeson, MD. Cytosolic phospholipase A2α increases proliferation and de-differentiation of human renal tubular epithelial cells. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2016 Aug 21;126:1-8.

 July 2016 (Publication Dates: 7/1/2016 thru 7/31/2016)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Christina Roark, PhD; Michael Aubrey, MS; Brian Freed, PhD. A Molecular Analysis of the Shared Epitope Hypothesis: Binding of Arthritogenic Peptides to DRB1*04 Alleles. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jul;68(7):1627-36.
Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Ehrin Armstrong, MD; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Thomas Maddox, MD;  John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; Thomas Tsai, MD; Steven Bradley, MD. Use of Contraindicated Antiplatelet Medications in the Setting of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking Program. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Jul;9(4):406-13.
Khadijah Breathett, MD. Impact of Insurance Type on Initial Rejection Post Heart Transplant. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Jul 18.
Michael Bristow, MD, PhD. Lessons Learned and Insights Gained in the Design, Analysis, and Outcomes of the COMPANION Trial. JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Jul;4(7):521-35. 
Duy Nguyen, MD; Wendy Tzou, MD; Michael Brunnquell, MD (IMRP); Matthew Zipse, MD; Joseph Schuller, MD; Ryan Aleong, MD; William Sauer, MD. Clinical and Biophysical Evaluation of Variable Bipolar Configurations during Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Jul 13.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
General Internal Medicine
Laura Kennedy, MD (IMRP); Lisa Corbin, MD. The Effect of Curanderismo on Chronic Non-malignant Pain: A Case Report. Explore (NY). 2016 Jul-Aug;12(4):263-7.
Kathryn Hassell, MD. Sickle Cell Disease: A Continued Call to Action. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jul;51(1 Suppl 1):S1-2.
Medical Oncology
Anthony Elias, MD. Adaptive Randomization of Neratinib in Early Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):11-22.  
Anthony Elias, MD. Adaptive Randomization of Veliparib-Carboplatin Treatment in Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):23-34.
Laura Melton, PhD; Benjamin Brewer, PsyD (Hematology); Elissa Kolva, PhD; Tanisha Joshi, PhD (Hematology).Increasing access to care for young adults with cancer: Results of a quality-improvement project using a novel telemedicine approach to supportive group psychotherapy. Palliat Support Care. 2016 Jul 26:1-5.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Ellen Burnham, MD. Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force [Comment]. JAMA. 2016 Jul 26;316(4):460-1. 

 June 2016 (Publication Dates: 6/1/2016 thru 6/30/2016)


Ehrin Armstrong, MD, PhD; Stephen Waldo, MD; Javier Valle (IMRP); Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc. Patient and lesion-specific characteristics predict risk of major adverse cardiovascular events among patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention undergoing noncardiac surgery. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jun 17.
Thomas Maddox, MD, MDc; David Katz, MD; Lucas Marzec, MD. Aspirin Instead of Oral Anticoagulant Prescription in Atrial Fibrillation Patients at Risk for Stroke. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jun 28;67(25):2913-23. 
John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc. Big data analytics to improve cardiovascular care: promise and challenges. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2016 Jun;13(6):350-9. 
Amneet Sandhu, MD; Davide Kao, MD; Philip Mehler, MD (GIM); Mori Krantz, MD. Cardiovascular disorders associated with naloxone monotherapy and in fixed-dose combination with opioids: Data from international safety surveillance. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jun 1;212:360-3. 
Javier Valle (IMRP); Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Steven Bradley, MD, MPH; Amneet Sandhu, MD; Thomas Tsai, MD, MSc. Postdischarge Bleeding After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Subsequent Mortality and Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the HMO Research Network-Stent Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jun;9(6). 
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Minjae Yoo, MS (Medical Oncology); Rebecca Schweppe, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD (Medical Oncology); Bryan Haugen, MD. Integrating heterogeneous drug sensitivity data from cancer pharmacogenomic studies. Oncotarget. 2016 Jun 14.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Nathan Schomaker (IMRP); Kenneth Hung (IMRP); Alexander Wiseman, MD (Renal) ; Hugo Rosen, MD; Scott Biggins, MD. Predicting renal recovery after liver transplant with severe pretransplant subacute kidney injury: The impact of warm ischemic time. Liver Transpl. 2016 Jun 15. 
Frank Scott, MD. Increasing use of prescription drugs in the United Kingdom. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Jun;25(6):628-36.

General Internal Medicine
Ethan Cumbler, MD; Jeffrey Glasheen, MD. Visiting professorship in hospital medicine: An innovative twist for a growing specialty. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jun 23.
Ethan Cumbler, MD; Patrick Kneeland, MD. Motivation of participants in an interprofessional quality improvement leadership team. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 3, 5-7. June 2016.
Zuzanna Czernik, MD; Chen-Tan Lin, MD. Time at the Bedside (Computing). JAMA. 2016 Jun 14;315(22):2399-400. 
Sridharan Raghavan, MD. Trans-ethnic Meta-Analysis and Functional Annotation Illuminates the Genetic Architecture of Fasting Glucose and Insulin. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jun 15. pii: S0002-9297(16)30140-9.
Lisa Schilling, MD. Characterizing treatment pathways at scale using the OHDSI network. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 6. 
Kathleen SUddarth, MD. Implementation of Milestones-Based Assessment for a Safe and Effective Discharge. Am J Med. 2016 Jun;129(6):640-6.

Geriatric Medicine

Hillary Lum, MD, PhD; Evelyn Hutt, MD (GIM); John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD (Cardiology); David Bekelman, MD, MPH (GIM). Burdensome Physical and Depressive Symptoms Predict Heart Failure-Specific Health Status Over One Year. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Jun;51(6):963-70.


Haobin Ye, PhD; Nabilah Khan, PhD; Mohammad Minhajuddin, PhD; Maura Gasparetto, MD; Brett Stevens, PhD; Shanshan Pei, PhD; Dwight Klemm, PhD; Craig Jordan, PhD. Leukemic Stem Cells Evade Chemotherapy by Metabolic Adaptation to an Adipose Tissue Niche. Cell Stem Cell. 2016 Jun 29.

Infectious Diseases

Medical Oncology
Tejas Patil, MD (GIM); Sinead Noonan, MD; Paul Bunn, MD; William Purcell, MD; Laurie Carr, MD; D. Ross Camidge; Robert Doebele, MD, PhD. Malignant pleural disease is highly associated with subsequent peritoneal metastasis in patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer independent of oncogene status. Lung Cancer. 2016 Jun;96:27-32.

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Richard Johnson, MD; Thomas Jensen, MD (Endocrinology); Miguel Lanaspa-Garcia, PhD; Carlos Roncal, MS; Zhilin Song, PhD (Endocrinology). Metabolic and Kidney Diseases in the Setting of Climate Change, Water Shortage, and Survival Factors. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Jun 9. 
MyPhuong Le, PhD; Miguel Lanaspa-Garcia, PhD; Christopher Rivard, PhD (Medical Oncology); Richard Johnson, MD. Bioactivity-Guided Identification of Botanical Inhibitors of Ketohexokinase. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 20;11(6):e0157458. 

 May 2016 (Publication Dates: 5/1/2016 thru 5/31/2016)

Ehrin Armstrong, MD; Steven Bradley, MD; Thomas Maddox, MD; Michael Ho, MD, PhD. Guideline Recommended Medical Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases in the Obese: Insights From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (CART) Program. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 May 16;5(5).
Mark Jeong, MD; Matthew Taylor, MD; Carlin Long, MD; Luisa Mestroni, MD. Biomimetic Polymers for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Biomacromolecules. 2016 May 9;17(5):1593-601.
Thomas Maddox, MD; Thomas Tsai, MD (GIM); John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; Michael Ho, MD, PhD. Hospital Variation in Premature Clopidogrel Discontinuation After Drug-Eluting Stent Placement in the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 May 5;5(5).
Luisa Mestroni, MD. Easy fabrication of aligned PLLA nanofibers-based 2D scaffolds suitable for cell contact guidance studies. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2016 May 1;62:301-6.

Duy Nguyen, MD; Wendy Tzou, MD; Joseph Schuller, MD; Robert Quaife, MD; William Sauer, MD. Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation With Magnetically Directed Metallic Nanoparticles. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 May;9(5).

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Teresa Hernandez, PhD. Pregnancy Reveals Evolving Risk for Cardiometabolic Disease in Women. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2016 May-Jun;45(3):413-25.
Jane Reusch, MD. The Endothelial Glycocalyx Promotes Homogeneous Blood Flow Distribution within the Microvasculature. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2016 May 6:ajpheart.00132.2016.

General Internal Medicine
Richard Byyny, MD. Time matters in caring for patients. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2016 May 18.
Susan Calcaterra, MD; Anne Drabkin, MD; Joseph Frank, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD. The hospitalist perspective on opioid prescribing: A qualitative analysis. J Hosp Med. 2016 May 9.
Carrie Evavold, MD (IMRP); Juan Lessing, MD; Wendy Tzou, MD (Cardiology); Frank Merritt, MD. Should Patients Who Develop Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Start Anticoagulation? The Hospitalist, May 2016.

Joseph Frank, MD; Cari Levy, MD (HCPR); Daniel Matlock, MD (Geriatrics); Susan Calcaterra, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD. Patients' Perspectives on Tapering of Chronic Opioid Therapy: A Qualitative Study. Pain Med. 2016 May 20.

Christine Jones, MD; Heidi Wald, MD (HCPR); Rebecca Boxer, MD (Geriatrics); Frederick Masoudi, MD (Cardiology); Robert Burke, MD; Eric Coleman, MD (HCPR). Characteristics Associated with Home Health Care Referrals at Hospital Discharge: Results from the 2012 National Inpatient Sample. Health Serv Res. 2016 May 16.

Therese Jones, PhD. Not Your Father’s Medical Humanities. Reflective MedEd. 26 May 2016.

Erik Wallace, MD. The Firearm for Protection? A Risky Bet. Ann Intern Med. 2016 May 17;164(10):698-9.

Infectious Diseases

Medical Oncology
Jihye Kim, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Rebecca Schweppe, PhD (Endocrinology). The Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase Pathway Facilitates Resistance to the Src Inhibitor, Dasatinib, in Thyroid Cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2016 May 24.
Jessica McDermott, MD; Antonio Jimeno, MD; Daniel Bowles, MD. Predictors of overall survival in human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer using the National Cancer Data Base. Oral Oncol. 2016 May;56:1-7.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
William Janssen, MD; Christopher Evans, PhD. Mucins and Their Sugars. Critical Mediators of Hyperreactivity and Inflammation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Mar;13 Suppl 1:S98-9.
Kara Mould, MD; Michael Mohning, MD; Elizabeth Redente, PhD; William Janssen, MD. Selective and Inducible Targeting of CD11b+ Mononuclear Phagocytes in the Murine Lung with hCD68-rtTA Transgenic Systems. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 May 17:ajplung.00141.2016.

Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Carlos Roncal-Jimenez, MS; Miguel Lanaspa-Garcia, PhD; Ana Andres-Hernando, DVM, PhD; Richard Johnson, MD. Climate Change and the Emergent Epidemic of CKD from Heat Stress in Rural Communities: The Case for Heat Stress Nephropathy. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 May 5.


 April 2016 (Publication Dates: 4/1/2016 thru 4/30/2016)

Colleen McIlvennan DNP, MS, BSN; Larry Allen, MD, MHS; Daniel Matlock, MD (Geriatric Medicine). Bereaved Caregiver Perspectives on the End-of-Life Experience of Patients With a Left Ventricular Assist Device. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Apr 1;176(4):534-9. 
Colleen McIlvennan DNP, MS, BSN; Larry Allen, MD, MHS. Palliative care in patients with heart failure. BMJ. 2016 Apr 14;353:i1010.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Sean Colgan, PhD. Breathless in the Gut: Implications of Luminal O2 for Microbial Pathogenicity. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Apr 13;19(4):427-8.
Sachin Wani, MD; Brian Brauer, MD; Augustin Attwell, MD; Raj Shah, MD; Steven Edmundowicz, MD. Variation in learning curves and competence for ERCP among advanced endoscopy trainees by using cumulative sum analysis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Apr;83(4):711-719.e11.
General Internal Medicine
Kimberly Indovina, MD; Mark Reid, MD; Katherine Sachs, MD; Chi Zheng, MD; Richard Albert, MD (Pulmonary); Marisha Burden, MD. Real-time patient experience surveys of hospitalized medical patients. J Hosp Med. 2016 Apr;11(4):251-6.
Infectious Diseases
Kejun Guo, PhD; Cara Wilson, MD; Mario Santiago, PhD. Interferon alpha Subtype-specific Suppression of HIV-1 Infection in vivo. J Virol. 2016 Apr 20.
Medical Oncology
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Irina Petrache, MD. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin and Lung Cell Apoptosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr;13 Suppl 2:S146-9.
Peter Sottile, MD; Ylinne Lynch, MD (GIM); Meredith Mealer, PhD, RN; Marc Moss, MD. Association Between Resilience and Family Member Psychologic Symptoms in Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr 19.

 March 2016 (Publication Dates: 3/1/2016 thru 3/31/2016)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Sam Li, PhD; Kejun Guo, PhD (ID); Mario Santiago, PhD (ID). Tetherin/BST-2: Restriction Factor or Immunomodulator? Curr HIV Res. 2016;14(3):235-46.

Sam Li, PhD; Charles Neff, PhD; Catherine Lozupone, PhD (BIPM); Brent Palmer, PhD. Complexities of gut microbiome dysbiosis in the context of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar 3.

Brent Palmer, PhD; Sam Li, PhD; Cathering Lozupone, PhD (BIPM). The HIV-Associated Enteric Microbiome Has Gone Viral. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Mar 9;19(3):270-2.


Ehrin Armstrong, MD; William Hiatt, MD. Peripheral Artery Disease: Evolving Role of Exercise, Medical Therapy, and Endovascular Options. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 22;67(11):1338-57.

Lawrence Hergott, MD. On Gazing Out the Corner Window. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 15;164(6):448.

Joseph Kay, MD; William Sauer, MD; Duy Nguyen, MD. Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Without Pulmonary Vein Isolation in a Patient with Fontan Palliation. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2016 Mar;8(1):161-4.

William Sauer, MD. Consensus statement on the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias associated with cardiac sarcoidosis. Heart. 2016 Mar;102(6):411-4.

Wendy Tzou, MD; Willian Sauer, MD; Duy Nguyen, MD. Ventricular Tachycardia in a Patient with Biventricular Noncompaction. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2016 Mar;8(1):139-44.

Lori Walker, PhD; Karen Moulton, MD; Rebecca Tucker, PhD (Renal); Timothy McKinsey, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD (Renal); Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD (Renal). Nuclear PTEN functions as an essential regulator of SRF-dependent transcription to control smooth muscle differentiation. Nat Commun. 2016 Mar 4;7:10830. 

Matthew Zipse, MD; Duy Nguyen, MD; William Sauer, MD. Antidromic Atrioventricular Reciprocating Tachycardia Using a Concealed Retrograde Conducting Left Lateral Accessory Pathway. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2016 Mar;8(1):37-43.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Kelli DeLay, MD (IMRP); Gregory Austin, MD, MPH; Paul Menard-Katcher, MD. Anatomic abnormalities are common potential explanations of manometric esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Mar 6.

Frank Scott, MD. Administration of Antibiotics to Children Before Age 2 Years Increases Risk for Childhood Obesity. Gastroenterology. 2016 Mar 18.

General Internal Medicine

Eva Aagaard, MD; Darlene Tad-y, MD. How Residents Develop Trust in Interns: A Multi-Institutional Mixed-Methods Study. Acad Med. 2016 Mar 15.

Laura Hurley, MD. Physician Attitudes Toward Adult Vaccines and Other Preventive Practices, United States, 2012. Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr;131(2):320-30.

Danielle Loeb, MD; Carey Candrian, PhD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH. Primary care providers' experiences caring for complex patients in primary care: a qualitative study. BMC Fam Pract. 2016 Mar 22;17(1):34.

Darlene Tad-y, MD; Read Pierce, MD; Jonathan Pell, MD; Lindsie Stephan, BSN; Patrick Kneeland, MD; Heidi Wald, MD, MSPH (HCPR). Leveraging a Redesigned Morbidity and Mortality Conference That Incorporates the Clinical and Educational Missions of Improving Quality and Patient Safety. Acad Med. 2016 Mar 15.


Tyler Buckner, MD. Prospective, multicenter study of postoperative deep-vein thrombosis in patients with haemophilia undergoing major orthopaedic surgery. Thromb Haemost. 2016 Mar 24;116(1).

Infectious Diseases

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Thomas Campbell, MD. Inflammation and Change in Body Weight with Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in a Multinational Cohort of HIV-infected Adults. J Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 8.

Medical Oncology

Daniel Bowles, MD. Development and validation of a staging system for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer by the International Collaboration on Oropharyngeal cancer Network for Staging (ICON-S): a multicentre cohort study. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Feb 26.

Brianna Hoffner, NP. Administration and Handling of Talimogene Laherparepvec: An Intralesional Oncolytic Immunotherapy for Melanoma. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2016 Mar 1;43(2):219-26.

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Xiyuan Bai, PhD; Jennifer Honda, PhD; Edward Chan, MD. Curcumin enhances human macrophage control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Respirology. 2016 Mar 24.

Jeffrey Swigris, DO; Aryeh Fischer, MD (Rheumatology). A Multidisciplinary Evaluation Helps Identify the Antisynthetase Syndrome in Patients Presenting as Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia. J Rheumatol. 2016 Mar 1.


Sterling West, MD. How Villain Deaths in James Bond Movies Would Be Coded under ICD-10. The Rheumatologist. 2016 Mar.​


 February 2016 (Publication Dates: 2/1/2016 thru 2/29/2016)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Sam Li, PhD; Kejun Guo, PhD (ID); Mario Santiago, PhD (ID). Tetherin/BST-2 promotes dendritic cell activation and function during acute retrovirus infection. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 5;6:20425.


Khadijah Breathett, MD; Larry Allen, MD; Amrut Ambardekar, MD. Patient-centered care for left ventricular assist device therapy: current challenges and future directions. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2016 Feb 17.

David Kao, MD; Thomas Maddox, MD. Characteristics and in-Hospital Outcomes of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Diagnosed during Delivery in the United States From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) Database. J Card Fail. 2016 Feb 23. 

Thomas Maddox, MD. Association of Borderline Pulmonary Hypertension With Mortality and Hospitalization in a Large Patient Cohort: Insights From the VA-CART Program. Circulation. 2016 Feb 12.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Sex Differences in Clinical Profiles and Quality of Care Among Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction From 2001 to 2011: Insights From the China Patient-Centered Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events (PEACE)-Retrospective Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb 22;5(2).

John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Association of Admission to Veterans Affairs Hospitals vs Non-Veterans Affairs Hospitals With Mortality and Readmission Rates Among Older Men Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, or Pneumonia. JAMA. 2016 Feb 9;315(6):582-92.

Gregory Schwartz, MD, PhD. Pioglitazone after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 17.

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Gregory Pott, PhD; Marc Goalstone, PhD. ERK2 and Akt are negative regulators of insulin and Tumor Necrosis Factor-α stimulated VCAM-1 expression in rat aorta endothelial cells. J Inflamm (Lond). 2016 Feb 25;13:6.

Gregory Pott, PhD; Marc Goalstone, PhD. Erk5 and P38 Kinase are Positive Regulators of Insulin and Tnfα - Stimulated Vcam-1 Expression in Rat Aorta Endothelial Cells. Adv Diabetes Endocrinol 2016;1(1):7.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Frank Scott, MD. Risk of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Associated With the Use of Immunosuppressant and Biologic Agents in Patients With a History of Autoimmune Disease and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Feb 1;152(2):164-72.

Frank Scott, MD. Advances in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologic Therapies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 2015 in Review. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb 5.

Frank Scott, MD. Validation of a coding algorithm for intra-abdominal surgeries and adhesion-related complications in an electronic medical records database. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Feb 10.

Swati Patel, MD; Dennis Ahnen, MD. Knowledge and Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Colonoscopic Screening Among Individuals at Increased Risk for Lynch Syndrome and their Endoscopists from the Family Health Promotion Project. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb;111(2):285-93. 

Swati Patel, MD; Dennis Ahnen, MD; Sachin Wani, MD. Real-Time Characterization of Diminutive Colorectal Polyp Histology Using Narrow-Band Imaging: Implications for the Resect and Discard Strategy. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb;150(2):406-18.

General Internal Medicine

Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH. The Burden of Polypharmacy in Patients Near the End of Life. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Feb;51(2):178-183.e2.

Paul Redstone, MD. Caring for 'Very Important Patients'-Ethical Dilemmas and Suggestions for Practical Management. Am J Med. 2016 Feb;129(2):143-7.

Health Care Policy and Research

Cari Levy, MD, PhD. Predicting Functional Decline and Recovery for Residents in Veterans Affairs Nursing Homes. Gerontologist. 2016 Feb;56(1):42-51.

Cari Levy, MD, PhD. Sequence of Functional Loss and Recovery in Nursing Homes. Gerontologist. 2016 Feb;56(1):52-61.


Kathryn Hassell, MD. Indications and Results of HLA-Identical Sibling Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb;22(2):207-11.

Infectious Diseases

Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD; Tom Campbell, MD. Pharmacogenetics of unboosted atazanavir in HIV-infected individuals in resource-limited settings: a sub-study of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) PEARLS study (NWCS 342). J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016 Feb 17.

Kristine Erlandson, MD. More than osteoporosis: age-specific issues in bone health. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2016 Feb 12.

Eric Poeschla, MD. A critical role for alternative polyadenylation factor CPSF6 in targeting HIV-1 integration to transcriptionally active chromatin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 23;113(8):E1054-63.

Medical Oncology

Daniel Bowles, MD; Stephen Keysar, PhD; Jessiva McDermott, MD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD. A pilot study of cetuximab and the hedgehog inhibitor IPI-926 in recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2016 Feb;53:74-9.

Laura Melton, PhD. Compartmentalizing Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb 22.

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Brendan Clark, MD; Marc Moss, MD. The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Dialing in the Evidence? JAMA. 2016 Feb 23;315(8):759-61.

Eric Schmidt, MD; Katherine Overdier, MD; Yimu Yang, MD, PhD; Charles Edelstine, MD (Renal). Urinary Glycosaminoglycans Predict Outcomes in Septic Shock and ARDS. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 29.

Ivana Yang, PhD; Abigail Lara, MD; Marvin Schwarz, MD; Christopher Evans, PhD; David Schwartz, MD. MUC5B Promoter Variant rs35705950 Affects MUC5B Expression in the Distal Airways in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 15;193(4):464-6.​


 January 2016 (Publication Dates: 1/1/2016 thru 1/31/2016)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine

Kathleen Barnes, PhD. Identification of Rare Variants in ATP8B4 as a Risk Factor for Systemic Sclerosis by Whole-Exome Sequencing. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jan;68(1):191-200.


Karl Hammermeister, MD; Lisa Schilling, MD (GIM). Stakeholder Engagement in a Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measure Implementation: A Report from the SAFTINet Practice-based Research Network (PBRN). J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;29(1):102-15.

Lawrence Hergott, MD. The Lovely Day. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Jan 5;164(1):58.

Thomas Maddox, MD. Multiple differences between patients who initiate fish oil supplementation post-myocardial infarction and those who do not: the TRIUMPH Study. Nutr Res. 2016 Jan;36(1):65-71.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. China Patient-centered Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events Prospective Study of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Study Design. Chin Med J (Engl). 2016 5th Jan;129(1):72-80.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Fibrinolytic Therapy in Hospitals without Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Capabilites in China from 2001 to 2011: China PEACE-Retrospective AMI Study. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2016 Jan 19.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH; Pamela Peterson, MD, MSPH; Stacie Daugherty, MD, MSPH; Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH (Geriatric Medicine). Geriatric Conditions in Patients Undergoing Defibrillator Implantation for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: Prevalence and Impact on Mortality. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Jan;9(1):23-30.

William Sauer, MD. The Tribulations of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Trialists. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Jan;9(1):e003738.

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Teri Hernandez, PhD, RN; Rachael Van Pelt, PhD (Geriatric Medicine); William Donahoo, MD; Linda Barbour, MD, MSPH. Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Randomized to a Higher-Complex Carbohydrate/Low-Fat Diet Manifest Lower Adipose Tissue Insulin Resistance, Inflammation, Glucose, and Free Fatty Acids: A Pilot Study. Diabetes Care. 2016 Jan;39(1):39-42.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Avash Kalra, MD (IMRP); Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. Changing prioritization for transplantation: MELD-Na, hepatocellular carcinoma exceptions, and more. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Jan 27.

General Internal Medicine

Eva Aagaard, MD. The Residency Application Process --Burden and Consequences. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jan 28;374(4):303-5.

Mel Anderson, MD; Adrienne Mann, MD; Allison Nitsch, MD; Michael Schlepp, MD; Matthew Hoegh, MD; Sridharan Raghavan, MD, PhD. Literature reviews (various). The Hospitalist, January 2016.

Joseph Keach, MD; Thomas Maddox, MD (Cardiology). Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2016 Jan;18(1):5.

Katherine Morrison, MD; Jeanie Youngwerth, MD. Palliative Sedation Therapy. Hosp Med Clinics 2016 Jan;5(1):101-113.

Tyson Oberndorfer, MD, MS (IMRP); Debra Anoff, MD; Heidi Wald, MD (HCPR). Surgical Intervention in Terminal Illness-Doing Everything: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan 1;176(1):18-9.

Health Care Policy and Research

Sung-Joon Min, PhD; Thomas Maddox, MD (Cardiology); Allan Prochazka, MD, MSc (GIM). Integrating Motivational Interviewing Into a Home Telehealth Program for Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Who Smoke: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Psychol. 2016 Jan 19.

Infectious Diseases

Stephanie Dillon, PhD; Kejun Guo, PhD; Daniel Frank, PhD; Mario Santiago, PhD; Cara Wilson, MD. Enhancement of HIV-1 infection and intestinal CD4+ T cell depletion ex vivo by gut microbes altered during chronic HIV-1 infection. Retrovirology. 2016 Jan 14;13(1):5.

Kristine Erlandson, MD. Long-term impact of HIV wasting on physical function. AIDS. 2016 Jan 28;30(3):445-54.

Kristine Erlandson, MD. Fat Matters: Understanding the Role of Adipose Tissue in Health in HIV Infection. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2016 Jan 30.

Nancy Madinger, MD. Photoexcited quantum dots for killing multidrug-resistant bacteria. Nat Mater. 2016 Jan 18.

Medical Oncology

J. Jason Morton, PhD; Stephen Keysar, PhD; Traci Lyons, PhD; Marileila Varella-Garcia, PhD; Daniel Bowles, MD; Pepper Schedin, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD. XactMice: humanizing mouse bone marrow enables microenvironment reconstitution in a patient-derived xenograft model of head and neck cancer. Oncogene. 2016 Jan 21;35(3):290-300.

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Yael Aschner, MD; Gregory Downey, MD. Transforming Growth Factor-β: Master Regulator of the Respiratory System in Health and Disease. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Jan 21.

Joyce Lee, MD; Aryeh Fischer, MD (Rheumatology). Current and emerging treatment options for interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatic disease. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2016 Jan 28:1-12.

York Miller, MD; Robert Keith, MD; Fred Hirsch, MD, PhD (Medical Oncology); Paul Bunn, MD (Medical Oncology). Persistence of Bronchial Dysplasia Is Associated with Development of Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2016 Jan;9(1):96-104. 

Jerry Nick, MD. US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and European Cystic Fibrosis Society consensus recommendations for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in individuals with cystic fibrosis: executive summary. Thorax. 2016 Jan;71(1):88-90.


Aryeh Fischer, MD. Rituximab for the treatment of connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2016 Jan 15;32(4):296-304.​


 December 2015 (Publication Dates: 12/1/2015 thru 12/31/2015)


Katherine Sachs, MD; Philip Mehler, MD; Mori Krantz, MD (Cardiology). Cardiovascular complications of anorexia nervosa: A systematic review. Int J Eat Disord. 2015 Dec 29. 


Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc. Relationship of Provider and Practice Volume to Performance Measure Adherence for Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure, and Atrial Fibrillation: Results From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Dec 8.


Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc; Thomas Tsai, MD; John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD. Acute Kidney Injury Risk Prediction in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography in a National Veterans Health Administration Cohort With External Validation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Dec 11;4(12).


Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Qingdao Port Cardiovascular Health Study: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2015 Dec 9; 5(12).


Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Insurance and Prehospital Delay in Patients ≤55 Years With Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 15;116(12):1827-32.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Temporal Trends and Hospital Variation in Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist Use in Veterans Discharged With Heart Failure. Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Dec 23; 4(12).

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Collaborative quality improvement vs public reporting for percutaneous coronary intervention: A comparison of percutaneous coronary intervention in New York vs Michigan. Am Heart J. 2015 Dec;170(6):1227-33.


Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Paul Varosy, MD. ACC/AHA/STS Statement on the Future of Registries and the Performance Measurement Enterprise: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Dec;8(6):634-48.

Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH; Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, ANP; Larry Allen, MD, MHS. Development of a Decision Aid for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure Considering a Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Dec;3(12):965-76.


William Sauer, MD. 2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Advanced Training Statement on Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (A Revision of the ACC/AHA 2006 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Invasive Electrophysiology Studies, Catheter Ablation, and Cardioversion). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Dec 22;66(24):2767-802.

Javier Valle (IMRP); Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc. Association of Coronary Stent Indication With Postoperative Outcomes Following Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2015 Dec 30:1-8.


Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Katja Kiseljak-Vassiliades, DO; Janice Kerr, MD; Margaret Wierman, MD. Differential somatostatin receptor (SSTR) 1-5 expression and downstream effectors in histologic subtypes of growth hormone pituitary tumors. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 Dec 5;417:73-83.

John Peters, PhD; Holly Wyatt, MD. The effects of water and non-nutritive sweetened beverages on weight loss and weight maintenance: A randomized clinical trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Dec 26.

Subbiah Pugazhenthi, PhD. Regulation of cAMP response element binding protein during neuroglial interactions. J Neurochem. 2015 Dec 16.

David Saxon, MD. Hyperlink-Embedded Journal Articles Improve Statistical Knowledge and Reader Satisfaction. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Dec;7(4):654-7.

Zhilin Song, PhD; Paul MacLean, PhD. The 'Metabolic Sensor' Function of Rat Supraoptic Oxytocin and Vasopressin Neurons is Attenuated during Lactation but not in Diet-Induced Obesity. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015 Dec 9.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. The Three-Month Readmission Rate Remains Unacceptably High in a Large North American Cohort of Cirrhotic Patients. Hepatology. 2015 Dec 21.

Gregory Everson, MD. Sofosbuvir With Velpatasvir in Treatment-Naive Noncirrhotic Patients With Genotype 1 to 6 Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Dec 1;163(11):818-26.

Eric Nordstrom, MD (IMRP); Scott Biggins, MD, MAS; Hugo Rosen, MD; Gregory Everson, MD; James Burton, MD. Consensus Interferon for Recurrent Hepatitis C Infection in Nonresponders to Peginterferon and Ribavirin After Liver Transplant. Exp Clin Transplant. 2015 Dec;13(6):543-9.

General Internal Medicine

Robert Burke, MD; David Hittle, PhD (HCPR); Sung-Joon Min, PhD (HCPR); Cari Levy, MD, PhD (HCPR); Allan Prochazka, MD, MSc; Eric Coleman, MD, MPH (HCPR); Robert Schwartz, MD (Geriatric Medicine). Hospital Readmission From Post-Acute Care Facilities: Risk Factors, Timing, and Outcomes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Dec 20

Joseph Frank, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH; Susan Calcaterra, MD; Cari Levy, MD, PhD (HCPR). Non-medical use of prescription pain medications and increased emergency department utilization: Results of a national survey. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Dec 1;157:150-7.

Juan Lessing, MD. Perifollicular haemorrhage with corkscrew hair due to scurvy. Postgrad Med J. 2015 Dec;91(1082):719-20.

Juan Lessing, MD; Read Pierce, MD. A Tincture of Time-Latent Crystal Formation and Clinical Decision-Making in Acute Gout: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Dec 14:1-2.

Cason Pierce, MD; Chad Stickrath, MD. Frequency of Attending Physician-Led Discussion of Test-Ordering Principles During Teaching Rounds. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Dec 21:1-2.

Judith Regensteiner, PhD; Amy Huebschmann, MD; Jane Reusch, MD. Sex Differences in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015 Dec 22;132(25):2424-47.

Geriatric Medicine

Rocio Pereira, MD (Endocronology, Metabolism and Diabetes); Rachael Van Pelt, PhD. Timing of Estradiol Treatment After Menopause May Determine Benefit or Harm to Insulin Action. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Dec;100(12):4456-62.


Brad Haverkos MD, MPH, MS. The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) in T Cell and NK Cell Lymphomas: Time for a Reassessment. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2015 Dec;10(4):456-67.

Daniel Pollyea, MD, MS. Novel germline DDX41 mutations define families with a lower age of MDS/AML onset, and lymphoid malignancies. Blood. 2015 Dec 28.

Infectious Diseases

J. David Beckham, MD. Alpha-synuclein expression restricts RNA viral infections in the brain. J Virol. 2015 Dec 30.

Mary Bessesen, MD; Jeanne Benoit, PhD; Charles Robertson, PhD; Edward Janoff, MD; Daniel Frank, PhD. MRSA colonization and the nasal microbiome in adults at high risk of colonization and infection. J Infect. 2015 Dec;71(6):649-57. 

James Morrision, PhD; Eric Poeschla, MD. Antiviral Protection via RdRP-Mediated Stable Activation of Innate Immunity. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Dec 3;11(12).

Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care

James Beck, MD; Tom Campbell, MD (Infectious Diseases); Sonia Flores, PhD; Andrew Fontenot, MD (Allergy & Clinical Immunology); Brent Palmer, PhD (Allergy & Clinical Immunology). Multicenter Comparison of Lung and Oral Microbiomes of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Individuals. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 1;192(11):1335-44.

Anthony Gerber, MD, PhD. Glucocorticoids enhance muscle endurance and ameliorate Duchenne muscular dystrophy through a defined metabolic program. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 8;112(49):E6780-9.

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD. Lumacaftor and ivacaftor in the management of patients with cystic fibrosis: current evidence and future prospects. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2015 Dec;9(6):313-26.

Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Sarah Faubel, MD. Bridging Translation by Improving Preclinical Study Design in AKI. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec;26(12):2905-16.


Katharine Moore, MD. Autoantibodies to Dense Fine Speckles in Pediatric Diseases and Controls. J Rheumatol. 2015 Dec;42(12):2419-26.​


 November 2015 (Publication Dates: 11/1/2015 thru 11/30/2015)

Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Amy McKee, PhD; Douglas Mack, PhD; Andrew Fontenot, MD. MyD88 dependence of beryllium-induced dendritic cell trafficking and CD4⁺ T-cell priming. Mucosal Immunol. 2015 Nov;8(6):1237-47.
Luisa Mestroni, MD; Matthew Taylor, MD. Role of Titin Missense Variants in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Nov 13;4(11).
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Cecilia Low Wang, MD; William Hiatt, MD (Cardiology). Toxicity of a novel therapeutic agent targeting mitochondrial complex I. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Nov;98(5):551-9. 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Kenneth Hung, MD (IMRP); Kiran Bambha, MD; Hugo Rosen, MD, FACP; Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. Optimizing repeat liver transplant graft utility through strategic matching of donor and recipient characteristics. Liver Transpl. 2015 Nov;21(11):1365-73.
Amanda Wieland, MD; Daniel Frank, PhD (Infectious Diseases); Kiran Bambha, MD. Systematic review: microbial dysbiosis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Nov;42(9):1051-63. 
General Internal Medicine
Susan Calcaterra, MD; Sung-Joon Min, PhD (HCPR); Joseph Frank, MD, MPH; Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH. Opioid Prescribing at Hospital Discharge Contributes to Chronic Opioid Use. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Nov 9.
Lilia Cervantes, MD; Stuart Linas, MD (Renal Diseases & Hypertension); Stacy Fischer, MD. Latinos With Chronic Kidney Failure Treated by Dialysis: Understanding Their Palliative Care Perspectives. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Nov 18.
Brandon Combs, MD. Teaching High-Value Care. AMA J Ethics. 2015 Nov 1;17(11):1040-3.
Joseph Frank, MD; Cari Levy, MD, PhD (HCPR); Susan Calcaterra, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH. Naloxone Administration in US Emergency Departments, 2000-2011. J Med Toxicol. 2015 Nov 30.
Rachel Swigris, DO. The highly influential teacher: recognising our unsung heroes. Med Educ. 2015 Nov;49(11):1117-23.
Kathryn Hassell, MD. Effects of hydroxyurea treatment for patients with hemoglobin SC disease. Am J Hematol. 2015 Nov 30.
Infectious Diseases
Kejun Guo, PhD; Stephanie Dillon, PhD; Cara Wilson, MD; Mario Santiago, PhD. Interferon-α Subtypes in an Ex Vivo Model of Acute HIV-1 Infection: Expression, Potency and Effector Mechanisms. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Nov 3;11(11):e1005254.
Dohun Pyeon, PhD. APOBEC3 in papillomavirus restriction, evolution and cancer progression. Oncotarget. 2015 Nov 24;6(37):39385-6.
Medical Oncology
Fred Hirsch, MD, PhD. Intratumoral Heterogeneity of ALK-Rearranged and ALK/EGFR Coaltered Lung Adenocarcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov 10;33(32):3701-9.
Kit Man Wong, MD; Anna Capasso, MD;  S. Gail Eckhardt, MD. The changing landscape of phase I trials in oncology. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov 10.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
Ivor Douglas, MD. Implications of Marijuana Decriminalization on the Practice of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. A Report of the American Thoracic Society Marijuana Workgroup. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Nov;12(11):1700-10.
David Nichols, MD; Jerry Nick, MD. Drug interactions and treatment burden as survival improves. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2015 Nov;21(6):617-25.
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Richard Johnson, MD. Serum Uric Acid and Risk of CKD in Type 2 Diabetes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov 6;10(11):1921-9.

 October 2015 (Publication Dates: 10/1/2015 thru 10/31/2015)

Larry Allen, MD, MHS; Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH; John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD.Medication Initiation Burden Required to Comply With Heart Failure Guideline Recommendations and Hospital Quality Measures. Circulation. 2015 Oct 6;132(14):1347-53. 
Lawrence Hergott, MD. Tragedy of Shadows. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Oct 20;163(8).
Ernesto Salcedo, PhD; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Luisa Mestroni, MD. Arrhythmogenic Phenotype in Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Natural History and Predictors of Life-Threatening Arrhythmias. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Oct 16;4(10):e002149.
Paul Varosy, MD; Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Use of Remote Monitoring Is Associated With Lower Risk of Adverse Outcomes Among Patients With Implanted Cardiac Defibrillators. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Oct;8(5):1173-80.
Matthew Zipse, MD; Christine Tompkins, MD; Paul Varosy, MD; Ryan Aleong, MD. Use of Transesophageal Echocardiography to Improve the Safety of Transvenous Lead Extraction. JACCCEP. 2015;1(5):442-448.
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Kiran Bambha, MD; David Sprague, MD; Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. Low, rather than high, body mass index confers increased risk for post-liver transplant death and graft loss: Risk modulated by model for end-stage liver disease. Liver Transpl. 2015 Oct;21(10):1286-94.
Lucy Golden-Mason, PhD; Hugo Rosen, MD, FACP; J. Andy Mengshol, MD, PhD. HCV-infected cells and differentiation increase monocyte immunoregulatory galectin-9 production. J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Oct 16.
Sachin Wani, MD; Roy Yen, MD; Brian Brauer, MD; Augustin Attwell, MD; Stuart Amateau, MD, PhD; Norio Fukami, MD; Raj Shah, MD. The clinical impact of immediate on-site cytopathology evaluation during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic masses: a prospective multicenter randomized controlled trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Oct;110(10):1429-39.
General Internal Medicine
Juan Lessing, MD. Crowning achievement: a case of dental aspiration. Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Oct 9;10(4):36-8.
Allan Prochazka, MD, MSc. Improving Value in Health Care--Against the Annual Physical. N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 15;373(16):1485-7.
Geriatric Medicine
Karen Shea, MD; Kathleen Gavin, PhD; Edward Melanson, PhD; Robert Schwartz, MD; Margaret Wierman, MD (Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes); Wendy Kohrt, PhD. Body composition and bone mineral density after ovarian hormone suppression with or without estradiol treatment. Menopause. 2015 Oct;22(10):1045-52.
Brett Stevens, PhD; Claytom Smith, MD; Jonathan Gutman, MD; William Robinson, MD, PhD; Craig Jordan, PhD; Daniel Pollyea, MD. Clonality of neutrophilia associated with plasma cell neoplasms: report of a SETBP1 mutation and analysis of a single institution series. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Oct 27:1-8.
Infectious Diseases
Medical Oncology
Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Adriana Estrada-Bernal, PhD; Stephen Keysar, PhD; Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD; Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD. An Oncogenic NTRK Fusion in a Patient with Soft-Tissue Sarcoma with Response to the Tropomyosin-Related Kinase Inhibitor LOXO-101. Cancer Discov. 2015 Oct;5(10):1049-57.
Christopher Lieu, MD; John Tentler, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; John Arcaroli, PhD; Wells Messersmith, MD; Todd Pitts, MS; S. Gail Eckhardt, MD. Antitumor activity of a potent MEK inhibitor, TAK-733, against colorectal cancer cell lines and patient derived xenografts. Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 27;6(33):34561-72.
Keith Wells, MD (IMRP); John Arcaroli, PhD; Chad Vanderbilt, MD (IMRP); Wells Messersmith, MD; Christopher Lieu, MD. Targeting the WNT Signaling Pathway in Cancer Therapeutics. Oncologist. 2015 Oct;20(10):1189-98.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
Rahul Kumar, PhD; Alleluiah Rutebemberwa, PhD; Mark Kearns, MD; William Janssen, MD; Eric Schmidt, MD; Rubin Tuder, MD; Brian Graham, MD. The Causal Role of IL-4 and IL-13 in Schistosoma mansoni Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct 15;192(8):998-1008.
James Lavelle, MD; Joshua Thurman, MD (Renal Diseases and Hypertension); Ellen Burnham, MD; Philip Simonian, MD. γδ T cells protect against LPS-induced lung injury. J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Oct 1.
Kerrie Moreau, PhD (Geriatric Medicine); Barry Make, MD; Russell Bowler, MD, PhD. Right ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in COPD. Respir Med. 2015 Oct;109(10):1287-92.
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Jessica Kendrick, MD; Michel Chonchol, MD; Makoto Miyazaki, PhD. Saturated phosphatidic acids mediate saturated fatty acid-induced vascular calcification and lipotoxicity. J Clin Invest. 2015 Oct 26;2015.

 September 2015 (Publication Dates: 9/1/2015 thru 9/30/2015)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Ruben Tuder, MD (Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care). Changes in Aortic Wall Structure, Composition, and Stiffness With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Pilot Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Sep;8(5):944-52. 
Ryan Borne, MD (IMRP); Paul Varosy, MD. Optimal utilization of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: Are we there yet? Heart Rhythm. 2015 Sep;12(9):2028-9.
Yuanbiao Zhao, PhD; Catherine Proenza, PhD; Mark Jeong, MD; Lori Walker, PhD; Peter Buttrick, MD; Timothy McKinsey, PhD; Kunhua Song, PhD. High-efficiency reprogramming of fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes requires suppression of pro-fibrotic signalling. Nat Commun. 2015 Sep 10;6:8243.
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
General Internal Medicine
Mary Anderson, MD; Jeffrey Glasheen, MD; Debra Anoff, MD; Read Pierce, MD; Christine Jones, MD, MS.Understanding predictors of prolonged hospitalizations among general medicine patients: A guide and preliminary analysis. J Hosp Med. 2015 Sep;10(9):623-6. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2414.
Jennifer Gaudiani, MD; John Brinton, MD; Melanie Rylander, MD; Philip Mehler, MD. Medical outcomes for adults hospitalized with severe anorexia nervosa: An analysis by age group. Int J Eat Disord. 2015 Sep 2.
Amy Huebschmann, MD, MS; Wendy Kohrt, PhD (Geriatric Medicine); Timonth Bauer, PhD; Judith Regensteiner.Type 2 diabetes exaggerates exercise effort and impairs exercise performance in older women. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2015 Sep 30;3(1).

Danielle Loeb, MD; Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH; Carey Candrian, PhD. Primary care physician insights into a typology of the complex patient in primary care. Ann Fam Med. 2015 Sep;13(5):451-5. 

Elissa Rosen, MD; John Brinton, MD; Jennifer Gaudiani, MD; Phillip Mehler, MD. Liver dysfunction in patients with severe anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2015 Sep 8. 

Melanie Rylander, MD; Jeannette Guerrasio, MD. Heuristic errors in clinical reasoning. Clin Teach. 2015 Sep 23. 
Geriatric Medicine
Hillary Lum, MD, PhD; Larry Allen, MD, MHS (Cardiology); David Bekelman, MD (General Internal Medicine); Jean Kutner, MD, MPH/MSPH (General Internal Medicine); Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH (General Internal Medicine).Unique challenges of hospice for patients with heart failure: A qualitative study of hospice clinicians. Am Heart J. 2015 Sep;170(3):524-30.
Rachael Van Pelt, PhD; Kathleen Gavin, PhD; Wendy Kohrt, PhD. Regulation of Body Composition and Bioenergetics by Estrogens. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2015 Sep;44(3):663-76.
Health Care Policy and Research
Infectious Diseases
Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD; Connie Price, MD; Mary Bessesen, MD. Using the Pillars of Infection Prevention to Build an Effective Program for Reducing the Transmission of Emerging and Reemerging Infections. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2015 Sep;2(3):226-35.
Randall Reves, MD. Preventing Infectious Pulmonary Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Residents of the United States. Am J Public Health. 2015 September; 105(9): e81–e88.
Randall Reves, MD. Transnational Record Linkage for Tuberculosis Surveillance and Program Evaluation. Public Health Rep. 2015 Sep-Oct;130(5):475-84.
Medical Oncology
Isabel Schlaepfer, PhD; Bryan Bergman, PhD (Endocrinology, Metabolsim and Diabetes). Hypoxia induces triglycerides accumulation in prostate cancer cells and extracellular vesicles supporting growth and invasiveness following reoxygenation. Oncotarget. 2015 Sep 8;6(26):22836-56.
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
Ellen Burnham, MD, MSc; Jason Biehl (IMRP). Cannabis Smoking in 2015: A Concern for Lung Health? Chest. 2015 Sep;148(3):596-606.
Brian Graham, MD, MA; Rahul Kumar, PhD. Severe pulmonary hypertension is associated with altered right ventricle metabolic substrate uptake. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 Sep 1;309(5):L435-40.
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Evgenia Dobrinskikh, PhD; Sarah Faubel, MD; Judith Blaine, MD, PhD. Shank2 Regulates Renal Albumin Endocytosis. Physiol Rep. 2015 Sep;3(9).
Xiaoxin Wang, PhD; Yuhuan Luo, PhD; Evgenia Dobrinskikh, PhD; Moshe Levi, MD. G Protein-Coupled Bile Acid Receptor TGR5 Activation Inhibits Kidney Disease in Obesity and Diabetes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Sep 30.
Aryeh Fischer, MD; Joyce Lee (Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care). Interstitial lung disease evaluation: detecting connective tissue disease. Respiration. 2015;90(3):177-84.

 August 2015 (Publication Dates: 8/1/15 thru 8/31/15)

Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Colleen Julian, PhD. Perinatal hypoxia increases susceptibility to high-altitude polycythemia and attendant pulmonary vascular dysfunction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Aug 15;309(4):H565-73.

Colleen Julian, PhD. Regulation of Sympathetic Nerve Activity During the Cold Pressor Test in Normotensive Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women. Hypertension. 2015 Aug 10. 

Stacie Daugherty, MD, MSPH; Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Gender and outcomes after primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: Findings from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR). Am Heart J. 2015 Aug;170(2):330-8.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Association Between Comorbidities and Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients With and Without an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Primary Prevention. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Aug 6;4(8).

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH. Characteristics of Clinical Studies Conducted Over the Total Product Life Cycle of High-Risk Therapeutic Medical Devices Receiving FDA Premarket Approval in 2010 and 2011. JAMA. 2015 Aug 11;314(6):604-12.

Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH; Paul Varosy, MD. A validated risk model for 1-year mortality after primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement. Am Heart J. 2015 Aug;170(2):281-289.e2.

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Adam Berlinberg; Kelsey Wuensch; William Wood, PhD; Bryan Haugen, MD.Targeting the NF-κB Pathway as a Combination Therapy for Advanced Thyroid Cancer. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 11;10(8):e0134901. 

Tian Yu, PhD; Bryan Bergman, Phd; Robert Eckel, MD; Hong Wang, PhD. Deficiency of Lipoprotein Lipase in Neurons Decreases AMPA Receptor Phosphorylation and Leads to Neurobehavioral Abnormalities in Mice. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 11;10(8):e0135113.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Kiran Bambha, MD; Kenneth Hung, MD; Hugo Rosen, MD; Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. The corrected donor age for hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2015 Aug;21(8):1022-30.

Gregory Everson, MD. Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/r, Dasabuvir and Ribavirin for Cirrhotic HCV Patients with Thrombocytopenia and Hypoalbuminemia. Liver Int. 2015 Aug 7.

Alvaro Martinez-Camacho, MD; Gregory Everson, MD. Post-transplant survival is improved for hepatitis C recipients who are RNA negative at time of liver transplantation. Transpl Int. 2015 Aug;28(8):980-9.

Hematology and Blood/Marrow Transplant Infectious Diseases
Kristine Erlandson, MD; Thomas Campbell, MD. Inflammation in Chronic HIV Infection: What Can We Do? J Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 1;212(3):339-42.
Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; J. David Beckham, MD. Cryptococcosis in solid organ transplant recipients. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug;28(4):300-7. 
Charles Robertson, PhD; Daniel Frank, PhD. Sinus microbiota varies among chronic rhinosinusitis phenotypes and predicts surgical outcome. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Aug;136(2):334-342.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Kiran Bambha, MD; Kenneth Hung, MD (IMRP); Hugo Rosen, MD, FACP; Scott Biggins, MD, MAS. The corrected donor age for hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2015 Aug;21(8):1022-30.

General Internal Medicine
Marisha Burden, MD; Maria Frank, MD; Zuzanna Czernik, MD; Marisa Echaniz, MD; Jennifer Griffith, MD; David Mintzer, MD; Anna Munoa, MD; Jeffrey Spence, MD; Barbara Statland, MD; Joao Pedro Teixeira, MD; Jeff Zoucha, MD; Richard Albert, MD. Gender disparities in leadership and scholarly productivity of academic hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2015 Aug;10(8):481-5.
Linda Overholser, MD; Traci Yamashita, MS; Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH. Development of a Primary Care-Based Clinic to Support Adults With a History of Childhood Cancer: The Tactic Clinic. J Pediatr Nurs. 2015 Aug 13. 
Deborah Rinehart, PhD; Holly Batal, MD; Joshua Blum, MD; Patricia Gabow, MD. For Many Patients Who Use Large Amounts Of Health Care Services, The Need Is Intense Yet Temporary. Health Aff. August 2015; 34(8):1312-1319. 
Geriatric Medicine
Hillary Lum, MD, PhD; Carolyn Horney, MD; Jean Kutner, MD, MPH/MSPH (General Internal Medicine); Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH (General Internal Medicine). Availability of Heart Failure Medications in Hospice Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2015 Aug 31. 
Medical Oncology
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Renal Diseases and Hypertension