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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 Natalie De Leary 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 - July 2018

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Frailty, Neurocognitive Impairment, or Both in Predicting Poor Health Outcomes Among Adults Living with HIV; Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 18. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy430

Virginia Borges, MD, MSc; Tucatinib Combined With Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine in Advanced ERBB2/HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Phase 1b Clinical Trial; JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1001

Paul Bunn, MD; Predictive biomarkers for response to EGFR-directed monoclonal antibodies for advanced squamous cell lung cancer; Ann Oncol. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdy196

Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD; Daniel Bowles, MD; Effect of Adding Motolimod to Standard Combination Chemotherapy and Cetuximab Treatment of Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: The Active8 Randomized Clinical Trial; JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 21. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1888​ 

Featured publications are selected based on journal impact factor. 


 July 2018 (Publications 7/1/2018 thru 7/31/2018


Lori Walker, PhD; Cecelia Johnson-Sasso; Christine Tompkins, MD; David Kao, MD; Marijuana use and short-term outcomes in patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction; PLoS One. 2018 Jul 11;13(7):e0199705


Aaron Michel, MD; Peter Gottlieb, MD; Learning From Past Failures of Oral Insulin Trials; Diabetes. 2018 Jul;67(7):1211-1215

Jane E. B. Reusch, MD; Automated quantification of microvascular perfusion; Microcirculation. 2018 Jun 16:e12482

Melanie Cree-Green, MD; Rebecca Scalzo; Kylie Harrall; Irene Schauer, MD, PhD; Amy Huebschmann, MD; Mark Brown; Leslie Knaub, MS; Kristen Nadeau, MD, MS; Timothy Bauer; Judith Regensteiner, PhD; Jane Reusch, MD; Supplemental Oxygen Improves In Vivo Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation Flux in Sedentary Obese Adults With Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes. 2018 Jul;67(7):1369-1379

Rebecca L. Scalzo; Leslie A. Knaub, MS; Sara E. Hull; Amy C. Keller, PhD; Kendall Hunter, PhD; Lori A. Walker, PhD; Jane E. B. Reusch, MD; Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor antagonism impairs basal exercise capacity and vascular adaptation to aerobic exercise training in rats Physiol Rep. 2018 Jul;6(13):e13754

Rebecca L. Scalzo; Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD; Jane E. B. Reusch, MD; Mechanisms of Aerobic Exercise Impairment in Diabetes: A Narrative Review; Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Apr 18;9:181

General Internal Medicine

Laura Hurley, MD, MPH; Brenda Beaty, MSPH; Steven Lockhart, MPH; Dennis Gurfinkel, MPH; Kristin Breslin, MPH; Miriam Dickinson, PhD; Melanie Whittington, PhD; Heather Roth, MA; Allison Kempe, MD, MPH; RCT of Centralized Vaccine Reminder/Recall for Adults; Am J Prev Med. 2018 Aug;55(2):231-239

Rebecca L. Scalzo; Kylie Harrall; Irene E. Schauer, MD, PhD; Amy G. Huebschmann, MD; Mark S. Brown; David Orlicky, PhD; Leslie Knaub, MS; Kristen J. Nadeau, MD, MS; Timothy A. Bauer; Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD; Jane E.B. Reusch, MD; Supplemental Oxygen Improves In Vivo Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation Flux in Sedentary Obese Adults With Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes. 2018 Jul;67(7):1369-1379

Sarguni Singh, MD; Adrian Rodriguez, BSN; Darrell Lee, BSN; Sung-Joon Min, PhD; Stacy Fischer, MD; Usefulness of the Surprise Question on an Inpatient Oncology Service; Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jan 1:1049909118777990

Geriatric Medicine

Rebecca Boxer, MD; Heart Failure Management in Nursing Homes: A Scoping Literature Review; Can J Cardiol. 2018 Jul;34(7):871-880

Infectious Diseases

Bethany Brown; Andrea Fidell; David Beckham, MD; Defining diagnostic approaches and outcomes in patients with inflammatory CSF: A retrospective cohort study; Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Jul 2;172:105-111

Kristine M. Erlandson, MD; Abdominal obesity, sarcopenia, and osteoporosis are associated with frailty in men living with and without HIV; AIDS. 2018 Jun 19;32(10):1257-1266

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Frailty, Neurocognitive Impairment, or Both in Predicting Poor Health Outcomes Among Adults Living with HIV; Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 18. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy430

Kristine Erlandson, MD; NAFLD and HIV: Do Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Explain HIV-Related Risk?; Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2018 Jun;15(3):212-222

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Alexander Novin; Clayton Foster; Jacob Langness; Mary Bessesen; Joseph Nguyen, Myron Levin, MD; Low Rates of Vaccination for Herpes Zoster in Older People Living With HIV; AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2018 Jul;34(7):603-606

Cindy Firnhaber, MD; Impact of adverse drug reactions on the incremental cost-effectiveness of bedaquiline for drug-resistant tuberculosis; Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Aug 1;22(8):918-925

Cindy Firnhaber, MD; Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in women living with HIV in South Africa: A mathematical modeling study; J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Jun 15. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001778

Cindy Firnhaber, MD; Direct costs of managing adverse drug reactions during rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis treatment in South Africa; Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Apr 1;22(4):393-398

Yvonne Kellar-Guenther, PhD; Catherine M. Jankowski, PhD; Carly Worthington; Sean A. McCandless; Jacqueline Jones, PhD; Kristine M. Erlandson, MD; Turning disability into ability: barriers and facilitators to initiating and maintaining exercise among older men living with HIV; AIDS Care. 2018 Jul 3:1-5. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1493186

Medical Oncology

David Bekelman, MD, MPH; Daniel Bowles, MD; Stacy Fischer, MD; Improving Early Palliative Care with a Scalable, Stepped Peer Navigator and Social Work Intervention: A Single-Arm Clinical Trial; J Palliat Med. 2018 Jul;21(7):1011-1016

Virginia Borges, MD, MSc; Tucatinib Combined With Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine in Advanced ERBB2/HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Phase 1b Clinical Trial; JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1001

Daniel Bowles, MD; Bryan Haugen, MD; Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD; Nikita Pozdeyev, MD, Rebecca Schweppe, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Genetic Analysis of 779 Advanced Differentiated and Anaplastic Thyroid Cancers; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 1;24(13):3059-3068

Paul Bunn, MD; Predictive biomarkers for response to EGFR-directed monoclonal antibodies for advanced squamous cell lung cancer; Ann Oncol. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdy196

Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD; Daniel Bowles, MD; Effect of Adding Motolimod to Standard Combination Chemotherapy and Cetuximab Treatment of Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: The Active8 Randomized Clinical Trial; JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 21. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1888 ****

Stephen B. Keysar, PhD; Julie Reisinger, AAS, CVT, RLAT; Phuong N. Le; John J. Morton; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Daniel W. Bowles, MD; Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD; Salivary Gland Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts Enable Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells and New Gene Events Associated with Tumor Progression; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Jun 15;24(12):2935-2943

J. Koch, PhD; David J. Orlicky, PhD; Anna E. Baron, PhD; Greg Hickey; Roger Powell; Lynn Heasley, PhD; Paul A. Bunn, MD; Raphael A. Nemenoff, PhD; Altered cell-cycle control, inflammation and adhesion in high-risk persistent bronchial dysplasia; Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 11. pii: canres.3822.2017

Daniel T. Merrick, MD; Michael G. Edwards; Wilbur A. Franklin, MD; Robert L. Keith, MD; York E. Miller, MD; Micah B Friedman; Meredith A Tennis, PhD; Elizabeth J. Donald, MS; Adrie van Bokhoven, PhD; Storey Wilson, BS; Peter Fred Hirsch, MD, PhD; Paul Bunn, MD; Molecular and Immune Biomarker Testing in Squamous-Cell Lung Cancer: Effect of Current and Future Therapies and Technologies; Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Jul;19(4):331-339

Tejas Patil, MD; Derek Smith, MS; Paul Bunn, MD; Dara Aisner, MD, PhD; Anh Le, BA; Mark Hancock, MD, MBA; William Purcell, MD, MBA; Daniel Bowles, MD; Ross Camidge, MD, PhD; Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; The incidence of brain metastases in stage IV ROS1-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer and rate of central nervous system progression on crizotinib; J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Jul 5. pii: S1556-0864(18)30772-X


Daniel T. Merrick, MD; Wilbur A. Franklin, MD; Robert L. Keith, MD; York E. Miller, MD; Micah B Friedman; Meredith A Tennis, PhD; Elizabeth J. Donald, MD; Adrie van Bokhoven, PhD; Storey Wilson, MD; Peter J. Koch, PhD; David J. Orlicky, PhD; Anna E. Baron, PhD; Greg Hickey; Roger Powell; Lynn Heasley, PhD; Paul A. Bunn, MD; Raphael A. Nemenoff, PhD; Altered cell-cycle control, inflammation and adhesion in high-risk persistent bronchial dysplasia; Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 11. pii: canres.3822.2017


Lillia Cervantes, ; Michel Chonchol, MD; Jeff Zoucha; Circumstances of Death among Undocumented Immigrants Who Rely on Emergency-OnlyHemodialysis; Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jul 13. pii: CJN.03440318


Ashley Frazer-Abel, PhD; Complement analysis in the era of targeted therapeutics; Mol Immunol. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0161-5890(18)30184-6

Aryeh Fischer, MD; It takes a village to care for the patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Cleve Clin J Med. 2018 May;85(5):387-389

Aryeh Fischer, MD; State of the art in interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features: a systematic review on retrospective studies and suggestions for further advances; Eur Respir Rev. 2018 May 2;27(148)

Aryeah Fischer, MD; David Badesch, MD; Psychometric Validation of the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension-Symptoms and Impact (PAH-SYMPACT) Questionnaire: Results of the SYMPHONY Trial; Chest. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S0012-3692(18)30649-4

V. Michael Holers, MD; Nirmal Banda, PhD; Complement in the Initiation and Evolution of Rheumatoid Arthritis; Front Immunol. 2018 May 28;9:1057 


 June 2018 (Publications 6/1/2018 thru 6/30/2018


Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Marcella Li, MS; Suneet Purohit, MD; Muhammad Aftab, MD; Brett Reece, MD; Karen Moulton, MD; Coronary Artery Remodeling and Fibrosis With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist DeviceSupport; Circ Heart Fail. 2018 May;11(5):e004491


Daniel Bessesen, MD; Free-Living Responses in Energy Balance to Short-Term Overfeeding in Adults Differing in Propensity for Obesity; Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Apr;26(4):696-702

Paul Maclean, PhD; Daniel Bessesen, MD; The Accumulating Data to Optimally Predict Obesity Treatment (ADOPT) Core Measures Project: Rationale and Approach; Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Apr;26 Suppl 2:S6-S15

Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Jena French; Rebecca Schweppe, PhD; Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD; Bryan Haugen, MD; Genetic Analysis of 779 Advanced Differentiated and Anaplastic Thyroid Cancers; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 3. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-0373

Rebecca Scalzo; Kylie Harrall; Irene Schauer, MD, PhD; Amy Huebschmann, MD; Mark Brown; David Orlicky, PhD; Leslie Knaub, MS; Kristen Nadeau, MD, MS; Timothy Bauer; Judith Regensteiner, PhD; Jane Reusch, MD;  Supplemental Oxygen Improves In Vivo Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation Flux in Sedentary Obese Adults With Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes. 2018 Jul;67(7):1369-1379

Katja Kiseljak-Vassiliades, DO; Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD; Rebecca Schweppe, PhD; Margaret Wierman, MD; Development of new preclinical models to advance adrenocortical carcinoma research; Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018 Apr;25(4):437-451


Sachin Wani, MD; Carrie Marshall, MD; Sharon Sams, MD; Sanjana Mehrotra, MD; Violette Simon; Suboptimal Agreement Among Cytopathologists in Diagnosis of Malignancy Based on Endoscopic Ultrasound Needle Aspirates of Solid Pancreatic Lesions: A Validation Study; Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul;16(7):1114-1122.e2

General Internal Medicine

Jennier Adams, MD; Diffusion of innovation and longitudinal integrated clerkships: Results of the clerkship directorsin internal medicine annual survey; Med Teach. 2018 May 25:1-7. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2018.1472369

Lilia Cervantes, MD; Sara Richardson, RN; Rajeev Raghavan, MD; Romana Hasnain-Wynia, PhD; Matthew K. Wynia, MD; Michel Chonchol, MD; Clinicians' Perspectives on Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis to Undocumented Immigrants: A Qualitative Study; Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 22. doi: 10.7326/M18-0400

Lilia Cervantes, MD; Angela Keniston; Madelyne Hull; Michel Chonchol, MD; Romana Hasnain-Wynia, PhD; Stacy Fischer, MD; Symptom Burden among Latino Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease and Access to Standard or Emergency-Only Hemodialysis; J Palliat Med. 2018 May 30. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0663

Carmen Lewis, MD, MPH; A Decision Aid to Promote Appropriate Colorectal Cancer Screening among Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial; Med Decis Making. 2018 Jul;38(5):614-624

Carol Stamm; Kelsey DeSalvo; Laura Borgelt, PharmD; Evaluation of reported contents in prescription and over-the-counter prenatal multivitamins; J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2018 May - Jun;58(3):258-267

Geriatric Medicine

Kathleen Gavin; Timothy Sullivan, BS; Wendy Kohrt, PhD; Dwight Klemm, PhD; Ovarian Hormones Regulate the Production of Adipocytes From Bone Marrow-Derived Cells; Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 May 28;9:276

Infectious Diseases

Heather Young, MD; Lakshmi Chauhan, MD; Bryan Knepper; Katherine Shihadeh; Timothy Jenkins; Appropriateness of antibiotic prescriptions for acute sinusitis and pharyngitis in an integrated healthcare system; Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 May 29:1-3


Craig Jordan, PhD; Shanshan Pei, PhD; Biniam Adane; Nabilah Khan; Brett Stevens; Anagha Inguva; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Daniel Pollyea, MD, MS; Clayton Smith, MD; AMPK/FIS1-Mediated Mitophagy Is Required for Self-Renewal of Human AML Stem Cells; Cell Stem Cell. 2018 Jun 6. pii: S1934-5909(18)30239-X

Hospital Medicine

Reem Hanna, MD; Online Lifestyle Modification Intervention: Survey of Primary Care Providers' Attitudes and Views; J Med Internet Res. 2018 Jun 8;20(6):e167. doi: 10.2196/jmir.8616

Joseph Simonetti; Evaluation of a community-based safe firearm and ammunition storage intervention; Inj Prev. 2018 Jun;24(3):218-223. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042292

Heather Young, MD; Katherine Shihadeh; Alisha Skinner; Bryan Knepper; Jeffrey Sankoff; Timothy Jenkins; Implementation of an institution-specific antimicrobial stewardship smartphone application; Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jun 21:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.135

Medical Oncology

Paul Bunn, MD; Fred Hirsch, MD, PhD; Long-term safety and survival with gefitinib in select patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Results from the US IRESSA Clinical Access Program (ICAP); Cancer. 2018 Jun 1;124(11):2407-2414

Mike Glode, MD; Phase III Intergroup Trial of Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation With or Without Mitoxantrone PlusPrednisone in Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy: SWOGS9921; J Clin Oncol. 2018 May 20;36(15):1498-1504

Stuart Lind, MD; Craig McFarland, MD; Thrombin Generation Biomarkers Decline With Parenteral Anticoagulation-An Overlooked Means of Anticoagulation Monitoring?; Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2018 Jul;24(5):708-717


David Wagner, PhD; Challenges to Reshape the Future of Type 1 Diabetes Research; J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-00568​


 May 2018 (Publication Dates 5/1 through 5/31)

Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine

Laura Wiley, PhD Opportunities and obstacles for deep learning in biology and medicine, J R Soc Interface. 2018 Apr;15 (141). pii: 20170387. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0387.


Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Mary Weiser, PhD; Marcella Li, MS; Suneet Purohit; T. Brett Reece, MD; Karen Moulton, MD; Coronary Artery Remodeling and Fibrosis With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist DeviceSupport; Circ Heart Fail. 2018 May;11(5):e004491

Peter Mariner; Armin Korst; Anis Karimpour-Fard, PhD; Brian Stauffer, MD; Shelley Miyamoto, MD; Carmen Sucharov, PhD; Improved Detection of Circulating MiRNAs in Serum and Plasma Following Rapid Heat/Freeze Cycling; Microrna. 2018 Apr 16. doi: 10.2174/2211536607666180416152112

Emergency Medicine

Richard Byyny, MD, FACP; Medical professionalism in the modern era


Boris Draznin, MD, PhD; Guidelines Versus Guidelines: What's Best for the Patient?; Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 22. doi: 10.7326/M18-0939 


Sachin Wani, MD; Brett Peterson, MD; Steven Edmundowicz, MD; Gregory Cote, MD; Training in EUS and ERCP: standardizing methods to assess competence; Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Jun;87(6):1371-1382. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2018.02.009

Sachin Wani, MD; Controversies in Endoscopic Eradication Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus; Gastroenterology. 2018 May;154(7):1861-1875.e1

Sachin Wani, MD; American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis; Gastroenterology. 2018 Mar;154(4):1096-1101 

Rena Yadlapati, MD, MHS, Management options for patients with GERD and persistent symptoms on proton pumpinhibitors: recommendationsfrom an expert panel, Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Apr 24. doi: 10.1038/s41395-018-0045-4.

General Internal Medicine

Kathleen Gavin, PhD; Karen Shea, MD; Ellie Gibbons; Robert Schwartz, MD; Margaret Wierman, MD; Wendy Kohrt, PhD; Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist in premenopausal women does not alter hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to corticotropin-releasing hormone; Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00221.2017

Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH; Why It Is Important to Promote Clinical Independence Among Health Professionals Working in Prisons, Jails, and Other Detention Settings; Am J Public Health. 2018 Apr;108(4):440-441

Geriatric Medicine

Kerry Hildreth, MD; Wendy Kohrt, PhD; Kerri Moreau, PhD; Vascular dysfunction across the stages of the menopausal transition is associated with menopausal symptoms and quality of life; Menopause. 2018 Apr 9. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001112

Wendy Kohrt, PhD, Sarah Wherry, PhD;  Vanessa Sherk, PhD; Toby Wellington, Christine Swanson, MD; Rebecca Boxer, MD; Maintenance of Serum Ionized Calcium During Exercise Attenuates Parathyroid Hormone and Bone Resorption Responses, J Bone Miner Res. 2018 Mar 23. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3428.

Infectious Diseases

Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD, MPH; A Deadly Wait for U.S. Health Insurance Coverage-Sitting on the Couch with Malaria; Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 May 14. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0010

Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD; Treatment of cryptococcosis in non-HIV immunocompromised patients; Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2018 May 5. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000458


Benjamin Brewer, PsyD; Jean Youngwerth, MD; Alison Heru, MD; Demoralization in medical illness: Feasibility and acceptability of a pilot educational interventionfor inpatient oncology nurses; Palliat Support Care. 2017 Aug 9:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1478951517000657

Hospital Medicine

Robert Burke, MD, MS; Thomas Glorioso; Anna Baron, PhD; Michael Ho, MD; Within-Hospital Variation in 30-Day Adverse Events: Implications for Measuring Quality; J Healthc Qual. 2018 May/Jun;40(3):147-154

Robert Burke, MD, MS; Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA; Reducing SNF Readmissions: At What Cost?; J Hosp Med. 2018 Apr;13(4):285-286

Robert Burke, MD, MS; Discharge Destination and Disparities in Postoperative Care; JAMA. 2018 Apr 24;319(16):1653-1654 

Robert Burke, MD, MS; Rigorous evaluations of evolving interventions: can we have our cake and eat it too?; BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Apr;27(4):254-257

Robert Burke, MD, MS; Jacqueline Jones, PhD; Emily Lawrence; Amy Ladebue; Roman Ayele; Chelsea Leonard; Brandi Lippman; Daniel Matlock, MD; Rebecca Allyn; Ethan Cumbler, MD; Evaluating the Quality of Patient Decision-Making Regarding Post-Acute Care; J Gen Intern Med. 2018 May;33(5):678-684

Ethan Cumbler, MD; Essey Yirdaw; Patrick Kneeland, MD; Read Pierce, MD; Christine Jones, MD; Keys to career success: resources and barriers identified by early career academic hospitalists; J Gen Intern Med. 2018 May;33(5):588-589

David Ecker, MD; Step Up-Not On-The Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam: Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS) Oppose Ending Step 2 CS; Acad Med. 2018 May;93(5):693-698. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001874

David Ecker, MD; Step Up-Not On-The Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam: Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS) Oppose Ending Step 2 CS; Acad Med. 2018 May;93(5):693-698

Dennis Gibson; Anne Drabkin; Mori Krantz, MD; Margherita Mascolo; Elissa Rosen, MD; Katherine Sachs, MD; Christine Welles; Philip Mehler; Critical gaps in the medical knowledge base of eating disorders; Eat Weight Disord. 2018 Apr 21. doi: 10.1007/s40519-018-0503-4

Christine Jones, MD, MS; Robert Burke, MD, MS; Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Getting Past the "Black Box"-Opportunities for Hospitalists to Improve Postacute Care Transitions; Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 15;168(10):HO2-HO3

Bethany Kwan, PhD, MSPH; Meleah Himber; Julie Ressalam; Heidi Wald, MD, MSPH; Marilyn Coors, PhD; Inspired Translation: Synthesizing Qualitative Research and Boot Camp Translation to Achieve Meaningful Community Engagement; Am J Bioeth. 2018 Apr;18(4):29-31. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1431709

Anna Maw, MD Microbial Preparations (Probiotics) for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis of 6,851 Participants Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Apr 26:1-11. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.84.

Anna Maw, MD Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Why Should Hospitalists Use Point-of-Care Ultrasound? Ann Intern Med. 2018 Apr 17;168 (8):HO2-HO3. doi: 10.7326/M18-0367.

Marina McCreight; Catherine Battaglia; Roman Ayele; Robert Burke; Paul Hess; Joseph Frank, MD; Russell Glasgow, PhD; Systematic, Multimethod Assessment of Adaptations Across Four Diverse Health Systems Interventions; Front Public Health. 2018 Apr 9;6:102. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00102

Sridharan Raghavan; Michael Ho, MD; Mary Plomondon; Anna Baron, PhD; Liron Caplan, MD, PhD; David Magid; David Saxon, MD; Steven Bradley; Coronary artery disease severity modifies associations between glycemic control and both mortality and myocardial infarction; J Diabetes Complications. 2018 May;32(5):480-487. doi: 10.1016

Joseph Simonetti, MD, MPH; Deborah Azrael, PhD; Matthew Miller, MD, ScD; Firearm Storage Practices and Risk Perceptions Among a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Veterans With and Without Self-Harm Risk Factors; Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2018 Apr 15. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12463

Sarah Stella; Capsule Commentary on Dalal et al., The Impact of Automated Notification on Follow-up of Actionable Tests Pending at Discharge: a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial; J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 17. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4438-2

Sarah Stella; Concerns Regarding Resource Use and Outcomes in Subsets of Clinicians; JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 1;178(4):579-580 

Joseph Simonetti; Formal firearm training among adults in the USA: results of a national survey; Inj Prev. 2018 Apr;24(2):161-165 

Medical Oncology

Daniel Bowles, MD; Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Kelsi Deaver; Stephanie Davis; Jena French; Daniel Labarbera, PhD; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Rebecca Schweppe, PhD; Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD; Bryan Haugen, MD; Genetic Analysis of 779 Advanced Differentiated and Anaplastic Thyroid Cancers; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 3. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-0373


York Miller, MD; Moumita Ghosh; Anna Baron, PhD; Daniel Merrick, MD; Wilbur Franklin, MD; Robert Keith, MD; William Vandivier, MD; Exhaustion of Airway Basal Progenitor Cells in Early and Established Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr 1;197(7):885-896


Miguel Garcia Lanaspa, PhD; Ana Andres-Hernando; David Orlicky, PhD; Christina Cicerchi; Nanxing Li; Michael Wempe, PhD; Richard Johnson, MD; Ketohexokinase C blockade ameliorates fructose-induced metabolic dysfunction in fructose-sensitive mice; J Clin Invest. 2018 Apr 23. pii: 94427. doi: 10.1172/JCI94427 


 March 2018 (Publication Dates 3/1/2018 thru 3/31/2018)

Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine

Chris Gignoux, PhD; Different Selected Mechanisms Attenuated the Inhibitory Interaction of KIR2DL1 with C2+ HLA-Cin Two Indigenous Human Populations in Southern Africa; J Immunol. 2018 Apr 15;200(8):2640-2655. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1701780. Epub 2018 Mar 16

Chris Gignoux, PhD; Sialyl lewisx antigen-expressing human CD4+ T and CD8+ T cells as initial immune responders in memory phenotype subsets; J Leukoc Biol. 2008 Sep;84(3):730-5. doi: 10.1189/jlb.0907599. Epub 2008 Jun 3


Suet Nee Chen; Carlin Long, MD; Luisa Mestroni, MD; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Biomechanical defects and rescue of cardiomyocytes expressing pathologic nuclear lamins; Cardiovasc Res. 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvy040

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy: Mechanotransduction Going Wrong; Circulation. 2018 Apr 10;137(15):1611-1613.

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Suet Nee Chen; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Modeling Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmias in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes; Circ Genom Precis Med. 2018 Mar;11(3):e002088.

Karen Moulton, MD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Amrut Ambardekar, MD; PTEN deficiency promotes pathological vascular remodeling of human coronary arteries

Mary Sweet, BA; Luisa Mestroni, MD; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Genetic Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies; Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Apr;14(2):215-224

Dominik Wiktor, MD; John Carroll, MD; The Case for Selective Patent Foramen Ovale Closure After Cryptogenic Stroke


Arthur Gutierrez-Hartmann, MD; Allyson Roof; Consider the context: Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling outcomes are pituitary cell type-specific; Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2018 Mar 5;463:87-96. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2017.04.019. Epub 2017 Apr 23

Nikita Pozdeyev, MD; Kelsi Deaver; Stephanie Davis; Jena French; Aik-Choon Tan, PhD; Rebecca E. Schweppe, PhD; Lauren Fishbein, MD, PhD; Bryan R. Haugen, MD; Daniel W. Bowles, MD; Genetic analysis of 779 advanced differentiated and anaplastic thyroid cancers; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 3. pii: clincanres.0373.2018

Jane E.B. Reusch, MD; Identifying the Critical Gaps in Research on Sex Differences in Metabolism Across the Life Span; Endocrinology. 2018 Jan 1;159(1):9-19. doi: 10.1210/en.2017-03019

Rebecca L. Scalzo; Kylie Harrall; Irene E. Schauer, MD, PhD; Amy G. Huebschmann, MD; Mark S. Brown; David Orlicky, PhD; Leslie Knaub, MS; Kristen J. Nadeau, MD, MS; Timothy A. Bauer; Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD; Jane E.B. Reusch, MD; Supplemental Oxygen Improves in-vivo Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation Flux in Sedentary Obese Adults with Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes. 2018 Apr 11. pii: db171124. doi: 10.2337/db17-1124

Rebecca L. Scalzo; Timothy Bauer; Kylie Harrall; Leah Herlache; Amy Huebschmann, MD; Jennifer Dorosz; Jane E. B. Reusch, MD; Judisth G. Regensteiner, PhD; Acute vitamin C improves cardiac function, not exercise capacity, in adults with type 2 diabetes; Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2018 Feb 14;10:7. doi: 10.1186/s13098-018-0306-9. eCollection 2018

Infectious Diseases

Cynthia Firnhaber, MD; Direct costs of managing adverse drug reactions during rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis treatment in South Africa; Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Apr 1;22(4):393-398. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0661

Cynthia Firnhaber, MD; Age Differences by Sex in Antiretroviral-Naïve Participants: Pooled Analysis from Randomized Clinical Trials; J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S1055-3290(18)30024-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2018.01.004

Andres Henao Martinez, MD; Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD; Symptomatic Acute Toxoplasmosis in Returning Travelers; Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 9;5(4):ofy058. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy058. eCollection 2018 Apr

Andres Henao Martinez, MD; Heart Failure Symptoms and Ecological Factors as Predictors of Chagas Disease among Indigenous Communities in the Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta, Colombia; J Card Fail. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S1071-9164(18)30119-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.03.007

Andres Henao Martinez, MD; Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD; A Man Who Harvest Peanuts With Verrucous Lesions in His Right Index Finger; Am J Med Sci. 2018 Mar;355(3):e7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.11.010. Epub 2017 Nov 22

Nichole Nusbacher; Jennifer Schneider, BS; Abigail Armstrong; Sam Li; Martin McCarter, MD; Thomas Campbell, MD; Catherine Lozupone, PhD; Brent Palmer, PhD; Fecal Microbiota Composition Drives Immune Activation in HIV-infected Individuals; EBioMedicine. 2018 Apr;30:192-202. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.03.024. Epub 2018 Mar 26


Sally Stabler, MD; Folate Deficiency Facilitates Genomic Integration of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 DNA In Vivo in a Novel Mouse Model for Rapid Oncogenic Transformation of Human Keratinocytes; J Nutr. 2018 Mar 1;148(3):389-400. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxx060.

Hospital Medicine

Ethan Cumbler, MD; Patrick Kneeland, MD; Read Pierce, MD; Christine Jones, MD; Keys to career success: resources and barriers identified by early career academic hospitalists; J Gen Intern Med. 2018 May;33(5):588-589

Ethan Cumbler, MD; Patrick Kneeland, MD, Read Pierce, MD; What Is Career Success for Academic Hospitalists? A Qualitative Analysis of Early-CareerFaculty Perspectives; J Hosp Med. 2018 Jan 19. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2924

Medical Oncology

Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Kenneth Jones, PhD ; Andrea Doak; Adriana Estrada-Bernal, PhD; Kurtis Davies; Daniel Merrick, MD; Paul Bunn, MD; Thomas Purcell, MD, MBA; Dara Aisner, MD, PhD; Ross Camidge, MD, PhD; Resistance mechanisms to targeted therapies in ROS1+ and ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer

Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Tom Purcell, MD, MBA; Dara Aisner, MD, PhD; Kurtis Davies; Clinical utility of cell-free DNA for the detection of ALK fusions and genomic mechanisms of ALK inhibitor resistance in non-small cell lung cancer; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Mar 29. pii: clincanres.2588.2017. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-2588

L. Michael Glode, MD, FACP, FASCO; Thomas Flaig, MD; E. David Crawford, MD; Phase III Intergroup Trial of Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation With or Without Mitoxantrone PlusPrednisone in Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy: SWOG S9921; J Clin Oncol. 2018 Apr 6:JCO2017764126

Bradley Haverkos, MD, MPH, MS; James Dugan; Complete and durable responses in Primary Central Nervous System Post-TransplantLymphoproliferative Disorder with Zidovudine, Ganciclovir, Rituximab and Dexamethasone; Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 9. pii: clincanres.2685.2017


Aaron Michels, MD; Adverse Events Associated with Immune Checkpoint Blockade


Eric Schmidt, MD; Sarah Haeger; Kaori Oshima; Yimu Yang, MD, PhD; Rubin Tuder, MD; Epithelial Heparan Sulfate Contributes to Alveolar Barrier Function and is Shed During Lung Injury; Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0428OC

Regulatory Compliance

Joseph Simonetti, MD; Deborah Azrael, PhD; Matthew Miller; Firearm Storage Practices and Risk Perceptions Among a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Veterans With and Without Self-Harm Rick Factors

Milene Saavedra, MD; Katie Poch; Linda Sanders; Scott Sagel, MD; Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD; Jerry Nick, MD; Whole Blood Gene Expression Profiling Predicts Severe Morbidity and Mortality in Cystic Fibrosis: A 5-year Follow-Up Study; Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Feb 9. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-527OC


 February 2018 (Publication Dates 2/1/2018 thru 2/28/2018)

Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine

Cathy Lozupone, PhD; Unraveling Interactions between the Microbiome and the Host Immune System To Decipher Mechanisms of Disease; mSystems. 2018 Mar 6;3 (2)

Maggie Stanislawski, PhD; Cathy Lozupone, PhD; Brandie Wagner, PhD; Marci Sontag, PhD; Nichole Nusbacher; Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD; Gut microbiota in adolescents and the association with fatty liver: The EPOCH study; Pediatr Res. 2018 Mar 14


Ryan Aleong, MD; Amneet Sandhu; Heart Block After Discharge in Patients Undergoing TAVR With Latest-Generation Valves; J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Feb 6;71 (5):577-578.

Larry Allen, MD, MHS; Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, ANP; Diane Fairclough, DrPH; Erin Leister; Joseph Cleveland, MD; Dan Matlock, MD; Effectiveness of an Intervention Supporting Shared Decision Making for Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device: The DECIDE-LVAD Randomized Clinical Trial; JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Feb 26.

Sharon Graw, PhD; Luisa Mestroni, MD; Right precordial-directed electrocardiographical markers identify arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in the absence of conventional depolarization or repolarization abnormalities; BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Oct 13;17(1)

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Cellular biomechanics impairment in keratinocytes is associated with a C-terminal truncated desmoplakin: An atomic force microscopy investigation; Micron. 2018 Mar;106:27-33

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Biomarkers of cardiovascular stress and fibrosis in preclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Open Heart. 2017 Nov 1

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Genetic Determinants and Mechanisms; Circ Res. 2017 Sep 15;121(7):731-748

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Matthew Taylor, MD PhD; Danon disease for the cardiologist: case report and review of the literature; J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2017 Jun 6;7(2):107-114

Luisa Mestroni, MD; Association between mutation status and left ventricular reverse remodelling in dilated cardiomyopathy; Heart. 2017 Nov;103 (21):1704-1710

Karen Moulton, MD; Keith Strand; Shawna Burgett; Rebecca Tucker, PhD; Seth Furgeson, MD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Amrut Ambardekar, MD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; PTEN deficiency promotes pathological vascular remodeling of human coronary arteries; JCI Insight. 2018 Feb 22;3 (4)

Stephanie Nakano, MD; Megan SooHoo; Csaba Galambos, MD, PhD; Karin Nunley, MS; Brian Stauffer, MD; Carmen Sucharov, PhD; Fibrosis-Related Gene Expression in Single Ventricle Heart Disease; J Pediatr. 2017 Dec;191:82-90.e2.

Suet Nee Chen; Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Luisa Mestroni, MD; Unraveling Missing Genes and Missing Inheritance in Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy; Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Oct;10 (10)

Brisa Pena Castellanos; Danielle Borin; Nikki Farnsworth; Evgenia Dobrinskikh; Luisa Mestroni, MD; Injectable Carbon Nanotube-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel Promotes Cardiomyocytes Survival and Maturation; ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Sep 20;9 (37):31645-31656

Philip Tatman; Kathleen Woulfe; Anis Karimpour-Fard, PhD, Danielle Jeffrey; James Jaggers, MD; Joseph Cleveland; Karin Nunley, MS; Shelley Miyamoto, MD; Brian Stauffer, MD; Carmen Sucharov, PhD; Pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy hearts display a unique gene expression profile; JCI Insight. 2017 Jul 20;2 (14)

Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD; Sean Colgan, PhD; Luisa Mestroni, MD; The Burden of Early Phenotypes and the Influence of Wall Thickness in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Mutation Carriers: Findings From the HCMNet Study; JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Apr 1;2 (4):419-428


Aimon Alkanani; Kristen McDaniel; Erin Baschal, PhD; Viral Shah; Satish Garg, MD; Peter Gottlieb, MD; Aaron Michels, MD; Methyldopa blocks MHC class II binding to disease-specific antigens in autoimmune diabetes; J Clin Invest. 2018 Feb 13

Diane Gumina; Teri L. Hernandez, PhD, RN; Anita W. Kramer; Rachel Janssen, MS; Dalan Jensen, MS; Theresa Powell; Jacob Friedman, PhD; Virginia Winn, MD, PhD; Linda Barbour, MD, MSPH; Placental lipoprotein lipase activity is positively associated with newborn adiposity

Leigh Perreault, MD; Anna Kerege, BS; Kathleen Harrison, PhD; Janet Snell-Bergeon, MPH, PhD; Travis Nemkov; Angelo D’Alessandro; Matthew Jackman, PhD; Paul MacLean, PhD; Bryan Bergman, PhD; Intracellular localization of diacylglycerols and sphingolipids influences insulin sensitivity and mitochondrial function in human skeletal muscle; JCI Insight. 2018 Feb 8;3(3)

General Internal Medicine

Holly Batal; Jeremy Long, MD, MPH; Deborah Rinehart; Rachel Everhart; Ivor Douglas, MD, FRCP; The impact of tailored intervention services on charges and mortality for adult super-utilizers; Healthc (Amst). 2017 Aug 25. pii: S2213-0764(17)30057-X


Lillia Cervantes, MD; Monica Grafals, MD; The United States Needs a National Policy on

Dialysis for Undocumented Immigrants With ESRD; Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Feb;71 (2):157-159


Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH; Why It Is Important to Promote Clinical Independence Among Health Professionals Working in Prisons, Jails, and Other Detention Settings; Am J Public Health. 2018 Apr;108 (4):440-441


Rena Yadlapati, MD, MHS; Postprandial High-Resolution Impedance Manometry Identifies Mechanisms of Nonresponse to Proton Pump Inhibitors; Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Feb;16 (2):211-218


Infectious Diseases

Sharon Duerkop; Joseph Westrich; Dohun Pyeon, PhD; DNA Tumor Virus Regulation of Host DNA Methylation and Its Implications for Immune Evasion and Oncogenesis; Viruses. 2018 Feb 13;10 (2).

Kristine Erlandson, MD; The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Age-Related Decline in Gait Speed Among Older Men Living with HIV; Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 22. 

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Aging in HIV-Infected Subjects: A New Scenario and a New View; Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:5897298

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Can Biomarkers Advance HIV Research and Care in the Antiretroviral Therapy Era?; J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 30;217(4):521-528

Kristine Erlandson, MD; Bone Mineral Density Declines Twice as Quickly Among HIV-Infected Women Compared With Men; J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Mar 1;77(3):288-294

Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD; Noninfectious causes of fever in adults; Nurse Pract. 2018 Apr 19;43(4):38-44

Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD; Evaluating guideline adherence regarding empirical vancomycin use in patients with neutropenic fever; Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 1;69: 88-93

Stephanie Fukui; Kristine Erlandson, MD; Inflammation Strikes Again: Frailty and HIV; Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2018 Feb 6

Andres Henao Martinez, MD; Nancy Olague; Carlos Franco Paredes, MD; Spontaneous Mycobacterium bolletti skin abscesses -an underrecognized zoonosis from raw bovine milk; Travel Med Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 29.

Misha Huang, MD, MD; Meg Plomondon; Allen Prochazka, MD; Mary Bessesen; High Adherence to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Veterans; J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Mar;33 (3):253-255.

Brian Montague, DO; HIV Care After Jail: Low Rates of Engagement in a Vulnerable Population; J Urban Health. 2018 Mar 9

Brian Montague, DO; Use of viral load surveillance data to assess linkage to care for persons with HIV released from corrections; PLoS One. 2018 Feb 12;13 (2)

Ann-christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH; Connie Price; Mary Bessesen; Protecting Healthcare Personnel in Outpatient Settings: The Influence of Mandatory VersusNonmandatory Influenza Vaccination Policies on Workplace Absenteeism During MultipleRespiratory Virus Seasons; Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 8:1-10

Joseph Westrich; Cody Warren; Michael Klausner; Kejun Guo, PhD; Mario Santiago, PhD; Dohun Pyeon, PhD; Human Papillomavirus 16 E7 Stabilizes APOBEC3A Protein by Inhibiting Cullin 2-Dependent Protein Degradation; J Virol. 2018 Mar 14;92 (7)

Heather Young, MD; Clinical Relevance of the 2014 and 2015 National Healthcare Safety Network's Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Definitions; Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Apr;39(4):506-508


Sachin Wani, MD, FASGE; Wells Messersmith, MD; AGA White Paper: Optimizing Endoscopic Ultrasound–Guided Tissue Acquisition and Future Directions; Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar;16 (3):318-327


Sachin Wani, MD, FASGE; American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline

on Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis; Gastroenterology. 2018 Mar;154(4):1096-1101


Medical Oncology

Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Efficacy of Larotrectinib in TRK Fusion-Positive Cancers in Adults and Children; N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 22;378 (8):731-739***


Fernando Holguin, MD; Quintupling Inhaled Glucocorticoids to Prevent Childhood Asthma Exacerbations; N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 8;378(10):891-901***

Vijayalakshmi Karoor, PhD; Medhi Fini, MD; Timothy Sullivan, BS; Evgenia Gerasimovskaya Evgenia, PhD; David Irwin, PhD; Edward Dempsey, MD; Sustained Activation of Rho GTPases Promotes a Synthetic Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype in Neprilysin Null Mice; Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018 Jan;38(1):154-163

Ali Musani, MD; Photodynamic Therapy Via Navigational Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Lung Cancer in Dogs; Lasers Surg Med. 2018 Feb 5. 

Viktorija Reinikovaite; Vijayalakshmi Karoor, PhD; The effects of electronic cigarette vapour on the lung: direct comparison to tobacco smoke; Eur Respir J. 2018 Feb 15.


Miguel Lanaspa Garcia, PhD; Masanari Kuwabara; Ana Andres-Hernando; Christina Cicerchi; Thomas Jensen, MD; David Orlicky, PhD; Carlos Roncal; Bernardo Rodriguez-Iturbe; High salt intake causes leptin resistance and obesity in mice by stimulating endogenous fructoseproduction and metabolism; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 20;115(12):3138-3143.

Kameswaran Ravichandran; Sara Holditch; Carolyn Brown; Quian Wang; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Makoto Miyazaki, PhD; IL-33 deficiency slows cancer growth but does not protect against cisplatin-induced AKI in mice with cancer; Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Mar 1;314(3):F356-F366

Isaac Teitelbaum, MD; Crafting the Prescription for Patients Starting Peritoneal Dialysis; Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 7;13 (3):483-485



Bridget Graney; Aryeh Fischer, MD; Advocating for early interstitial lung disease detection in mixed connective tissue disease; Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Feb 1;57 (2):204-205

Aryeh Fischer, MD; Jeffrey Swigris; All-cause Healthcare Costs and Mortality in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis with Lung Involvement; J Rheumatol. 2018 Feb;45 (2):235-241


 January 2018 (Publication Dates 1/1/2018 thru 1/31/2018)

Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine
Christopher Gignoux, PhD; A genome wide association study identifies only two ancestry specific variants associated with spontaneous preterm birth; Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 9;8(1):226

Catherine Lozupone, PhD; Michael Shaffer; Prevalence and Source of Fecal and Oral Bacteria on Infant, Child, and Adult Hands; mSystems. 2018 Jan 16;3 (1)

Catherine Lozupone, PhD; Michael Shaffer; Differences in fecal microbial metabolites and microbiota of children with autism spectrum disorders; Anaerobe. 2018 Feb; 49:121-131


Roger Bannister, PhD; Karen Dockstader, BS; A skeletal muscle L-type Ca2+ channel with a mutation in the selectivity filter (CaV1.1 E1014K) conducts K; J Biol Chem. 2018 Mar 2;293(9):3126-3133

William Cornwell, MD; Reversing the Cardiac Effects of Sedentar Aging in Middle Age—A Randomized

Controlled Trial; Circulation. 2018 Jan 8*



Cory Christiansen, PT, PhD; Margaret Shenkman, PT, PhD, FAPTA; Benzi Kluger, MD; Wendy Kohrt, PhD; Brian Berman, MD; Toby Wellington, BS; Ed Melanson, PhD; Factors Associated With Ambulatory Activity in De Novo Parkinson Disease; J Neurol Phys Ther. 2017 Apr;41(2):93-100

 Ed Melanson, PhD; Tracy Swibas, MS; Wendy Kohry, PhD; Vicki Catenacci, MD; Seth Creasy; Validation of the doubly labeled water method using off-axis integrated cavity output

spectroscopy and isotope ratio mass spectrometry; Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;314 (2):E124-E130


Micol Rothman, MD; Bone Density Testing Is the Best Way to Monitor Osteoporosis Treatment; Am J Med. 2017 Oct;130 (10):1133-1134


Jane Reusch, MD; Judith Regensteiner, PhD; Philip Zeitler, MD; Identifying the Critical Gaps in Research on Sex Differences in Metabolism Across the Life Span; Endocrinology. 2018 Jan 1;159 (1):9-19



Sean Colgan, PhD; Regulation of immunity and inflammation by hypoxia in immunological niches; Nat Rev Immunol. 2017 Dec;17(12):774-785


Frank Scott; MD; Association Between Symptomatic Versus Asymptomatic Recurrence and Survival in Bladder Cancer; Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S1558-7673


Frank Scott, MD; Indeterminate QuantiFERON-TB Gold Increases Likelihood of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment Delay and Hospitalization; Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Dec 19;24(1):217-226


Beth Tamburini, PhD; Migratory dendritic cells acquire and present lymphatic endothelial cell-archived antigens during lymph node contraction; Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 11;8(1)

Rena Yadlapati, MD, MSHS; Psychosocial Distress and Quality of Life Impairment Are Associated With Symptom Severity in PPI Non-Responders With Normal Impedance-pH Profiles; Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan

Rena Yadlapati, MD, MSHS; The Reflux Improvement and Monitoring (TRIM) Program Is Associated With SymptomImprovement and Weight Reduction for Patients With Obesity and Gastroesophageal RefluxDisease; Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan;113 (1):23-30

Rena Yadlapati, MD, MSHS; The “dangers” of chronic proton pump inhibitor use; J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jan;141 (1):79-81

Rena Yadlapati, MD, MSHS; Classification of esophageal motor findings in gastro-esophageal reflux disease: Conclusionsfrom an international consensus group; Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Dec;29

General Internal Medicine

Barry Martin, MD; Co-occurring medical conditions in adults with Down syndrome: A systematic review toward the development of health care guidelines; Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Jan;176 (1):116-133

Sarah Stella, MD, FHM; Homelessness: Whose job is it?; The Hospitalist

Sarah Stella, MD, FHM; Guppies; Medical Humanities

Infectious Diseases

Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD; Association of Suboptimal Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence With Inflammation in Virologically Suppressed Individuals Enrolled in the SMART Study; Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 22

Carlos Franco-Paredes, MSCE; The Harmony of Disequilibrium; Perm J. 2018; 22: 17-067

Carlos Franco-Pareses, MSCE; Bruce McCollister, MD; Leland Shapiro, MD; John Beckham, MD; Andres Henao-Martinez, MD; Cryptococcosis and cryptococcal meningitis: New predictors and clinical outcomes at a United States academic medical centre; Mycoses. 2017 Dec 28


Daniel Pollyea, MD, MS; Safety and preliminary efficacy of venetoclax with decitabine or azacitidine in elderly patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukaemia: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1b study; Lancet Oncol. 2018 Feb;19(2):216-228

Medical Oncology

Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Exploratory analysis of the association of depth of response and survival in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer treated with a targeted therapy or immunotherapy; Ann Oncol. 2017 Nov 1;28 (11):2707-2714

Laura Schubert; Andrea Doak; Robert Doebele, MD, PhD; Resistance to RET-Inhibition in RET-Rearranged NSCLC Is Mediated By Reactivation of RAS/MAPK Signaling; Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Aug;16(8):1623-1633


Christopher King, MD, FACP; Jeannette Guerrasio, MD; Adam Trosterman, MD; Drew Bolton; Defining Medical Student Patient Care Responsibilities Before Intern Year: Results of a National Survey; South Med J. 2017 Dec;110(12):765-769


Kambez Benam, PhD; Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD; Oliver Eickelberg, MD; Breaking the In Vitro Barrier in Respiratory Medicine: Engineered Microphysiological Systems for COPD and Beyond; Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec 20

York Miller,MD; Anna Baron, PhD; Wilbur Franklin, MD; Robert Keith, MD; Dan Merrick, MD; R. William Vandivier, MD; Exhaustion of Airway Basal Progenitor Cells in Early and Established COPD; Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec 6.

Oliver Eickelberg, MD; Cub domain containing protein 1 (CDCP1) negatively regulates TGFβ signaling and myofibroblastdifferentiation; Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Jan 4

Oliver Eickelberg, MD; Epithelial Progenitor Cells Take Center Stage in Lung Transplantation; Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan 19

Melanie Koenigshoff, MD; Oliver Eickelberg, MD; Distinct niches within the extracellular matrix dictate fibroblast function in (cell-free) 3D lung tissue cultures; Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Jan 18

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS; Lumacaftor/ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and advanced lung disease homozygous for F508del-CFTR; J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S1569-1993(17)30891-3.

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS; Tezacaftor-Ivactfor in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Homozygous for Phe508del; N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 23; 377(21):2013-2023. *

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS; Let's talk about sex: Behaviors, experience and health care utilization in young women with CF; J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Jan; 17(1):5-6.

Regulatory Compliance

Joseph Simonetti, MD; Firearm Ownership Among American Veterans: Findings from the 2015 National Firearm Survey; Inj Epidemiol. 2017 Dec; 4: 33

Joseph Simonetti, MD; Loaded Handgun Carrying Among US Adults, 2015; Am J Public Health. 2017 Dec;107(12):1930-1936.


Abigail Kimball; Lauren Oko, BS; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Lynda van Dyk, PhD; Eric Clambey, PhD; A Beginner's Guide to Analyzing and Visualizing Mass Cytometry Data; J Immunol. 2018 Jan 1;200 (1):3-22

Jeff Kwak; Jennifer Laskowski; Jeffrey Sippel; Joanna Poczobutt, PhD; Alexander Neuwelt; Stephen Malkoski, MD, PhD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Eric Clambey, PhD; Joshua Thurman, MD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Complement Activation via a C3a Receptor Pathway Alters CD4+ T Lymphocytes and Mediates Lung Cancer Progression; Cancer Res. 2018 Jan 1;78(1):143-156

John Montford, MD; Jelena Klawitter, PhD; Jost Klawitter, PhD; Joanna Poczobutt, PhD; Mary Weiser-Evans, PhD; Raphael Nemenoff, PhD; Bone marrow-derived cPLA2α contributes to renal fibrosis progression; J Lipid Res. 2018 Feb;59 (2):380-390


Kristen Demoruelle, MD; Emily Bowers; V. Michael Holers, MD; Antibody Responses to Citrullinated and Noncitrullinated Antigens in the Sputum of Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Subjects at Risk for Development of Rheumatoid Arthritis; Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Dec 20.



 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.