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  • Lee, Young; Singh, Jaipal; Scott, Susan R.; Ellis, Bradley; Zorlutuna, Pinar; Wang, Meijing (ASPET, 2022-04)
    High serum levels of asymmetric dimethyl arginine (ADMA) are associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality. Pharmacological agents to specifically lower ADMA and their potential impact on cardiovascular complications ...
  • Martin, John Rhodes; Stefanidis, Dimitrios; Dorin, Ryan P.; Goh, Alvin C.; Satava, Richard M.; Levy, Jeffrey S. (Springer, 2021-04)
    Fundamentals of robotic surgery (FRS) is a proficiency-based progression curriculum developed by robotic surgery experts from multiple specialty areas to address gaps in existing robotic surgery training curricula. The ...
  • Bhat-Nakshatri, Poornima; Kumar, Brijesh; Simpson, Ed; Ludwig, Kandice K.; Cox, Mary L.; Gao, Hongyu; Liu, Yunlong; Nakshatri, Harikrishna (American Association for Cancer Research, 2020-11)
    Radiologic techniques remain the main method for early detection for breast cancer and are critical to achieve a favorable outcome from cancer. However, more sensitive detection methods to complement radiologic techniques ...
  • Maatman, Thomas K.; Roch, Alexandra M.; Ceppa, Eugene P.; Easler, Jeffrey J.; Gromski, Mark A.; House, Michael G.; Nakeeb, Attila; Schmidt, C. Max; Sherman, Stuart; Zyromski, Nicholas J. (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    Background: Necrotizing pancreatitis survivors develop complications beyond infected necrosis that often require invasive intervention. Remarkably few data have cataloged these late complications after acute necrotizing ...
  • Badve, Sunil S.; Dougherty, Rachel; Balatico, Michael; Kesler, Kenneth A.; Loehrer, Patrick; Gökmen-Polar, Yesim (MDPI, 2021-05-19)
    Thymic carcinomas account for less than 0.01% of new cancer diagnoses annually and are more aggressive than thymomas. Autoimmune disorders have been associated with thymomas and only recently with thymic carcinomas. Second ...
  • Ceppa, DuyKhanh P. (Elsevier, 2022-02)
    Diversity fosters innovation, advances the work environment, and enriches patient care. Despite that, only 17%, 5%, and 3% of cardiothoracic (CT) surgeons in academia were women, Hispanic, and Black, respectively. Diversity, ...
  • Denlinger, Chadrick E. (Elsevier, 2021)
  • Witkowski, Piotr; Philipson, Louis H.; Kaufman, Dixon B.; Ratner, Lloyd E.; Abouljoud, Marwan S.; Bellin, Melena D.; Buse, John B.; Kandeel, Fouad; Stock, Peter G.; Mulligan, David C.; Markmann, James F.; Kozlowski, Tomasz; Andreoni, Kenneth A.; Alejandro, Rodolfo; Baidal, David A.; Hardy, Mark A.; Wickrema, Amittha; Mirmira, Raghavendra G.; Fung, John; Becker, Yolanda T.; Josephson, Michelle A.; Bachul, Piotr J.; Pyda, Jordan S.; Charlton, Michael; Millis, J. Michael; Gaglia, Jason L.; Stratta, Robert J.; Fridell, Jonathan A.; Niederhaus, Silke V.; Forbes, Rachael C.; Jayant, Kumar; Robertson, R. Paul; Odorico, Jon S.; Levy, Marlon F.; Harland, Robert C.; Abrams, Peter L.; Olaitan, Oyedolamu K.; Kandaswamy, Raja; Wellen, Jason R.; Japour, Anthony J.; Desai, Chirag S.; Naziruddin, Bashoo; Balamurugan, Appakalai N.; Barth, Rolf N.; Ricordi, Camillo (Wiley, 2021-04)
    Islet allotransplantation in the United States (US) is facing an imminent demise. Despite nearly three decades of progress in the field, an archaic regulatory framework has stymied US clinical practice. Current regulations ...
  • Nguyen, Ryan H.; Vater, Laura B.; Timsina, Lava R.; Durm, Gregory A.; Rupp, Katelin; Wright, Keylee; Spitznagle, Miranda H.; Paul, Brandy; Jalal, Shadia I.; Carter-Harris, Lisa; Hudmon, Karen S.; Hanna, Nasser H.; Loehrer, Patrick J.; Ceppa, DuyKhanh P. (PLOS, 2021-04-16)
    Background: Smoke-free ordinances (SFO) have been shown to be effective public health interventions, but there is limited data on the impact SFO on lung cancer outcomes. We explored the effect of county-level SFO strength ...
  • Sade, Robert M.; Rylski, Bartosz; Swain, Julie A.; Entwistle, John W.C., III.; Ceppa, DuyKhanh P. (Oxford University Press, 2020-04-01)
  • Wang, Ruizhong; Kumar, Brijesh; Bhat-Nakshatri, Poornima; Prasad, Mayuri S.; Jacobsen, Max H.; Ovalle, Gabriela; Maguire, Calli; Sandusky, George; Trivedi, Trupti; Mohammad, Khalid S.; Guise, Theresa; Penthala, Narsimha R.; Crooks, Peter A.; Liu, Jianguo; Zimmers, Teresa; Nakshatri, Harikrishna (Wiley, 2021)
    Background: Loss of skeletal muscle volume and resulting in functional limitations are poor prognostic markers in breast cancer patients. Several molecular defects in skeletal muscle including reduced MyoD levels and ...
  • Narasimhan, Ashok; Zhong, Xiaoling; Au, Ernie P.; Ceppa, Eugene P.; Nakeeb, Atilla; House, Michael G.; Zyromski, Nicholas J.; Schmidt, C. Max; Schloss, Katheryn N. H.; Schloss, Daniel E. I.; Liu, Yunlong; Jiang, Guanglong; Hancock, Bradley A.; Radovich, Milan; Kays, Joshua K.; Shahda, Safi; Couch, Marion E.; Koniaris, Leonidas G.; Zimmers, Teresa A. (MDPI, 2021-04-20)
    The vast majority of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) suffer cachexia. Although cachexia results from concurrent loss of adipose and muscle tissue, most studies focus on muscle alone. Emerging data ...
  • Wisler, Jon R.; Singh, Kanhaiya; Mccarty, Adara R.; Abouhashem, Ahmed Safwat Elsayed; Christman, John W.; Sen, Chandan K. (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2020-03)
    Background: Patients with sepsis exhibit significant long-term immunosuppressive sequelae. Monocyte dysfunction is a hallmark of this damage. Circulating exosomes are an important mediator of the systemic signaling events ...
  • Markel, Troy A.; Martin, Colin A.; Chaaban, Hala; Canvasser, Jennifer; Tanner, Heather; Denchik, Heather; Good, Misty (Springer Nature, 2020-08)
    The 2019 Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Symposium expanded upon the NEC Society's goals of bringing stakeholders together to discuss cutting-edge science, potential therapeutics and preventative measures, as well as the ...
  • Lemmerman, Luke R.; Balch, Maria H.H.; Moore, Jordan T.; Alzate-Correa, Diego; Rincon-Benavides, Maria A.; Salazar-Puerta, Ana; Gnyawali, Surya; Harris, Hallie N.; Lawrence, William; Ortega-Pineda, Lilibeth; Wilch, Lauren; Risser, Ian B.; Maxwell, Aidan J.; Duarte-Sanmiguel, Silvia; Dodd, Daniel; Guio-Vega, Gina P.; McTigue, Dana M.; Arnold, W. David; Nimjee, Shahid M.; Sen, Chandan K.; Khanna, Savita; Rink, Cameron; Higuita-Castro, Natalia; Gallego-Perez, Daniel (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2021-03-19)
    Ischemic stroke causes vascular and neuronal tissue deficiencies that could lead to substantial functional impairment and/or death. Although progenitor-based vasculogenic cell therapies have shown promise as a potential ...
  • Sohutskay, David O.; Buno, Kevin P.; Tholpady, Sunil S.; Nier, Samantha J.; Voytik-Harbin, Sherry L. (Future Science Group, 2020-02)
    Aim: To evaluate dermal regeneration scaffolds custom-fabricated from fibril-forming oligomeric collagen where the total content and spatial gradient of collagen fibrils was specified. Materials & methods: Microstructural ...
  • Hulmi, Juha J.; Nissinen, Tuuli A.; Penna, Fabio; Bonetto, Andrea (MDPI, 2021-02-28)
    Muscle wasting, i.e., cachexia, frequently occurs in cancer and associates with poor prognosis and increased morbidity and mortality. Anticancer treatments have also been shown to contribute to sustainment or exacerbation ...
  • Isidan, Abdulkadir; Liu, Shaohui; Chen, Angela M.; Zhang, Wenjun; Li, Ping; Smith, Lester J.; Hara, Hidetaka; Cooper, David K. C.; Ekser, Burcin (PLOS, 2021-03-05)
    Background: The aim of this study is to compare the three previously applied, conventional porcine corneal decellularization methods and to demonstrate the importance of preserving the corneal limbus through decellulariz ...
  • Bhat-Nakshatri, Poornima; Gao, Hongyu; Sheng, Liu; McGuire, Patrick C.; Xuei, Xiaoling; Wan, Jun; Liu, Yunlong; Althouse, Sandra K.; Colter, Austyn; Sandusky, George; Storniolo, Anna Maria; Nakshatri, Harikrishna (Elsevier, 2021-03-16)
    Single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) is an evolving technology used to elucidate the cellular architecture of adult organs. Previous scRNA-seq on breast tissue utilized reduction mammoplasty samples, which are often ...
  • Rachwan, Rayan Jo; Kutkut, Issa; Timsina, Lava R.; Chaaya, Rody G. Bou; El-Am, Edward A.; Sabra, Mohammad; Mshelbwala, Fakilahyel S.; Rahal, Mahmoud A.; Lacerda, Marco A.; Kubal, Chandrashekhar A.; Fridell, Jonathan A.; Ghabril, Marwan S.; Bourdillon, Patrick D.; Mangus, Richard S. (Elsevier, 2021-07)
    Background & Aims Patients with cirrhosis and significant coronary artery disease (CAD) are at risk of peri-liver transplantation (LT) cardiac events. The coronary artery disease in liver transplantation (CAD-LT) score ...

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