Publications

Cardiology

DeLeon-Pennell KY, Iyer RP, Ma Y, Yabluchanskiy A, Zamilpa R, Chiao YA, Cannon P, Cates C, Flynn ER, Halade GV, de Castro Bras LE, Lindsey ML. The mouse heart attack research tool (mHART) 1.0 database. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 May 18.

Essandoh MK, Mark GE, Aasbo JD, Joyner CA, Sharma S, Decena BF, Bolin ED, Weiss R, Burke MC, McClernon TR, Daoud EG, Gold MR. Anesthesia for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: Perspectives from the clinical experience of a U.S. panel of physicians. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 May 13.

Inuzuka R, Hsu S, Tedford RJ, Senzaki H. Single-beat estimation of right ventricular contractility and its coupling to pulmonary arterial load in patients with pulmonary hypertension. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 8;7(10).

Kimbrough D, Wang SH, Wright LH, Mani SK, Kasiganesan H, LaRue AC, Cheng Q, Nadig SN, Atkinson C, Menick DR. HDAC inhibition helps post-MI healing by modulating macrophage polarization. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018 Jun;119:51-63.

McDonald LT, Zile MR, Zhang Y, Van Laer AO, Baicu CF, Stroud RE, Jones JA, LaRue AC, Bradshaw AD. Increased macrophage-derived SPARC precedes collagen deposition in myocardial fibrosis. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Jul 1;315(1):H92-H100.

Meinel FG, Schoepf UJ, Townsend JC, Flowers BA, Geyer LL, Ebersberger U, Krazinski AW, Kunz WG, Thierfelder KM, Baker DW, Khan AM, Fernandes VL, O'Brien TX. Diagnostic yield and accuracy of coronary CT angiography after abnormal nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging. Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 15;8(1):9228.

O'Meara E, Prescott MF, Claggett B, Rouleau JL, Chiang LM, Solomon SD, Packer M, McMurray JJV, Zile MR. Independent prognostic value of serum soluble ST2 measurements in patients with heart failure and a reduced ejection fraction in the PARADIGM-HF Trial (Prospective Comparison of ARNI With ACEI to Determine Impact on Global Mortality and Morbidity in Heart Failure). Circ Heart Fail. 2018 May;11(5).

Packer M, Claggett B, Lefkowitz MP, McMurray JJV, Rouleau JL, Solomon SD, Zile MR. Effect of neprilysin inhibition on renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic heart failure who are receiving target doses of inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system: a secondary analysis of the PARADIGM-HF trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Jul;6(7):547-554.

Tampakakis E, Shah SJ, Borlaug BA, Leary PJ, Patel HH, Miller WL, Kelemen BW, Houston BA, Kolb TM, Damico R, Mathai SC, Kasper EK, Hassoun PM, Kass DA, Tedford RJ. Pulmonary effective arterial elastance as a measure of right ventricular afterload and its prognostic value in pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease. Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Apr;11(4):e004436.

Yourshaw JP, Mishra P,Armstrong MC, Ramu B, Craig ML, Van Bakel AB, Steinberg DH, DiSalvo TG, Tedford RJ, Houston BA. Effects of percutaneous LVAD support on right ventricular load and adaptation. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2018 Apr 30.

Endocrinology

Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Stevens DR, Jarai G, Rosen GD, Klein RL, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF; DCCT/EDIC Research Group. Association between inflammatory markers and progression to kidney dysfunction: examining different assessment windows in patients with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jan;41(1):128-135.

Basu A, Jenkins AJ, Stoner JA, Zhang Y, Klein RL, Lopes-Virella MF, Garvey WT, Schade DS, Wood J, Alaupovic P, Lyons TJ; Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Research Group. Apolipoprotein-defined lipoprotein subclasses, serum apolipoproteins, and carotid intima-media thickness in T1D. J Lipid Res. 2018 May;59(5):872-883.

Hunt KJ, Jaffa MA, Garrett SM, Luttrell DK, Lipson KE, Lopes-Virella MF, Luttrell LM, Jaffa AA; VADT Investigators. Plasma Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF/CCN2) levels predict myocardial infarction in the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) cohort. Diabetes Care. 2018 Apr;41(4):840-846.

Jin J, Lu Z, Li Y, Cowart LA, Lopes-Virella MF, Huang Y. Docosahexaenoic acid antagonizes the boosting effect of palmitic acid on LPS inflammatory signaling by inhibiting gene transcription and ceramide synthesis. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 23;13(2).

Kelly CB, Hookham MB, Yu JY, Jenkins AJ, Nankervis AJ, Hanssen KF, Garg SK, Scardo JA, Hammad SM, Menard MK, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Response to comment on Kelly et al. Subclinical first trimester renal abnormalities are associated with preeclampsia in normoalbuminuric women with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2018;41:120-127. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jun;41(6):e102-e103.

Kelly CB, Hookham MB, Yu JY, Jenkins AJ, Nankervis AJ, Hanssen KF, Garg SK, Scardo JA, Hammad SM, Menard MK, Aston CE, Lyons TJ. Subclinical first trimester renal abnormalities are associated with preeclampsia in normoalbuminuric women with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 Jan;41(1):120-127.

Lu Z, Li Y, Brinson CW, Lopes-Virella MF, Huang Y. Cooperative stimulation of atherogenesis by lipopolysaccharide and palmitic acid-rich high fat diet in low-density lipoprotein receptor-deficient mice. Atherosclerosis 265:231-241, 2017.

Virella G, Wilson K, Elkes J, Hammad SM, Rajab HA, Li Y, Chassereau C, Huang Y, Lopes-Virella MF. Immune complexes containing malondialdehyde (MDA) LDL induce apoptosis in human macrophages. Clinical Immunology 187:1-9, 2017.

Gastroenterology 

Bian J, Schreiner AD, Zhang J, Schumann SO, Rockey DC, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. Associations of race with follow-up patterns after initial abnormal liver tests in primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jun 22.

Brodie MM, Newman JC, Smith T, Rockey DC. Severity of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients treated with direct-acting oral anticoagulants. Am J Med. 2018 May;131(5):573.e9-573.e15.

Cotton PB, Suarez AL, Cunningham SC, Pauls Q, Bingener J, Morgan K. How much pain relief do patients expect after cholecystectomy? Surg Endosc. 2018 Apr;32(4):1867-1870.

Ercan-Fang NG, Rockey DC, Dine CJ, Chaudhry S, Arayssi T. Resident research experiences in internal medicine residency programs-a nationwide survey. Am J Med. 2017 Dec;130(12):1470-1476.

Haj M, Hart M, Rockey DC. Development of a novel clinical staging model for cirrhosis using the nationwide inpatient sample. J Investig Med. 2018 Aug;66(6):992-997.

Maheswaranathan M, Ngo T, Rockey DC. Identification and management of the hypervirulent invasive klebsiella pneumoniae syndrome: a unique and distinct clinical entity. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2018 Oct 16;6.

Manka P, Coombes JD, Boosman R, Gauthier K, Papa S, Syn WK. Thyroid hormone in the regulation of hepatocellular carcinoma and its microenvironment. Cancer Lett. 2018 Apr 10;419:175-186.

Shi Z, Rockey DC. Upregulation of the actin cytoskeleton via myocardin leads to increased expression of type 1 collagen. Lab Invest. 2017 Dec;97(12):1412-1426.

Suarez AL, Xu H, Cotton PB, Elmunzer BJ, Adams D, Morgan KA, Sheafor D, Coté GA. Trends in the timing of inpatient ERCP relative to cholecystectomy: a nationwide database studied longitudinally. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Sep;88(3):502-510.

Thomas A, Koch D, Marsteller W, Lewin D, Reuben A. An analysis of the clinical, laboratory, and histological features of striped, punctate, and nodular gastric antral vascular ectasia. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Apr;63(4):966-973.

Wuerth BA, Rockey DC. Changing epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in thelast decade: a nationwide analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 May;63(5):1286-1293. 

General Internal Medicine

Bian J, Schreiner AD, Zhang J, Schumann SO, Rockey DC, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. Associations of race with follow-up patterns after initial abnormal liver tests in primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jun 22.

Gebregziabher M, Ward RC, Taber DJ, Walker RJ, Ozieh M, Dismuke CE, Axon RN, Egede LE. Ethnic and geographic variations in multimorbidty: evidence from three large cohorts. Soc Sci Med. 2018 Aug;211:198-206.

Heincelman M, Duckett A, Keith B, Schreiner A, Zhang J, Kilb E, Clyburn B. The structure of medical intensive care units at training institutions. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Apr;355(4):396-401.

Hunt KJ, Gebregziahber M, Everett CJ, Heidenreich PA, Axon RN. The interaction between rural/urban status and dual use status among veterans with heart failure. Rural Remote Health. 2018 May;18(2):4495.

Kinfe G Bishu, Edward Lahiff, Seamus O’Reilly, Mulugeta Gebregziabher. Drivers of farmers’ cattle insurance decisions: evidence from smallholders in northern Ethiopia, Agrekon 2018; 57(1):40-48.

Kirkland E, Zhang J, Brownfield E, Heincelman M, Schumann S, Schreiner A, Bishu K, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. Sustained improvement in blood pressure control for a multiracial cohort: results of a patient-centered medical home quality improvement initiative. Quality in Primary Care 2017 25 (5): 297-302.

Kirkland EB, Heincelman M, Bishu KG, Schumann SO, Schreiner A, Axon RN, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. Trends in healthcare expenditures among US adults with hypertension: national estimates, 2003-2014. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 30;7(11).

Lekoubou A, Bishu KG, Ovbiagele B. Nationwide impact of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association blood pressure guidelines on stroke survivors. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 6;7(12).

Schreiner AD, Mauldin PD, Moran WP, Durkalski-Mauldin V, Zhang J, Schumann SO 3rd, Heincelman ME, Marsden J, Rockey DC. Assessing the burden of abnormal LFTs and the role of the electronic health record: a retrospective study. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Jun;355(6):537-543.

Schreiner AD, Moran WP, Zhang J, Kirkland EB, Heincelman ME, Schumann Iii SO, Mauldin PD, Rockey DC. Evaluation of liver test abnormalities in a patient-centered medical home: do liver test patterns matter? J Investig Med. 2018 Jun 25.

Schreiner AD, Zhang J, Bian J, Schumann SO, Kirkland E, Mauldin PD, WP Moran. Trends in follow-up liver chemistry testing: a retrospective cohort study. Quality in Primary Care. 2018 26 (1): 20-22.

Hematology/Oncology

Britten CD, Garrett-Mayer E, Chin SH, Shirai K, Ogretmen B, Bentz TA, Brisendine A, Anderton K, Cusack SL, Maines LW, Zhuang Y, Smith CD, Thomas MB. A phase I study of ABC294640, a first-in-class sphingosine kinase-2 inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 15;23(16):4642-4650. 

Ravandi F, Ritchie EK, Sayar H, Lancet JE, Craig MD, Vey N, Strickland SA, Schiller GJ, Jabbour E, Pigneux A, Horst HA, Récher C, Klimek VM, Cortes JE, Carella AM, Egyed M, Krug U, Fox JA, Craig AR, Ward R, Smith JA, Acton G, Kantarjian HM, Stuart RK. Phase 3 results for vosaroxin/cytarabine in the subset of patients ≥60 years old with refractory/early relapsed acute myeloid leukemia. Haematologica. 2018 May 24.

Wrangle JM, Patterson A, Johnson CB, Neitzke DJ, Mehrotra S, Denlinger CE, Paulos CM, Li Z, Cole DJ, Rubinstein MP. IL-2 and beyond in cancer immunotherapy. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2018 Feb;38(2):45-68.

Wrangle JM, Velcheti V, Patel MR, Garrett-Mayer E, Hill EG, Ravenel JG, Miller JS, Farhad M, Anderton K, Lindsey K, Taffaro-Neskey M, Sherman C, Suriano S, Swiderska-Syn M, Sion A, Harris J, Edwards AR, Rytlewski JA, Sanders CM, Yusko EC, Robinson MD, Krieg C, Redmond WL, Egan JO, Rhode PR, Jeng EK, Rock AD, Wong HC, Rubinstein MP. ALT-803, an IL-15 superagonist, in combination with nivolumab in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1b trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 May;19(5):694-704.

Infectious Diseases

Jakubowski R, Steed LL, Dorman SE, Marculescu C. A case of malaria predisposing to salmonella bacteremia in a returning traveler from Nigeria. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 27;2018.

Tolson C, Richey LE, Zhao Y, Korte JE, Brady K, Haynes L, Meissner EG. Association of substance use with hospitalization and virologic suppression in a southern academic HIV clinic. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Jun;355(6):553-558.

Xie YL, Cronin WA, Proschan M, Oatis R, Cohn S, Curry SR, Golub JE, Barry Iii CE, Dorman SE. Transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis from patients who are nucleic acid amplification test- negative. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 24.

Zhou Z, Powell AM, Ramakrishnan V, Eckard A, Wagner C, Jiang W. Elevated systemic microbial translocation in pregnant HIV-infected women compared to HIV-uninfected women, and its inverse correlations with plasma progesterone levels. J Reprod Immunol. 2018 Jun;127:16-18.

Nephrology

Lee HW, Arif E, Altintas MM, Quick K, Maheshwari S, Plezia A, Mahmood A, Reiser J, Nihalani D, Gupta V. High-content screening assay-based discovery of paullones as novel podocyte-protective agents. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):F280-F292.

Lobo GP, Fulmer D, Guo L, Zuo X, Dang Y, Kim SH, Su Y, George K, Obert E, Fogelgren B, Nihalani D, Norris RA, Rohrer B, Lipschutz JH. The exocyst is required for photoreceptor ciliogenesis and retinal development. J Biol Chem. 2017 Sep 8;292(36):14814-14826.

Lobo GP, Pauer G, Lipschutz JH, Hagstrom SA. The Retinol-Binding Protein Receptor 2 (Rbpr2) is required for photoreceptor survival and visual function in the zebrafish. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018;1074:569-576.

McMahon BA, Koyner JL, Novick T, Menez S, Moran RA, Lonze BE, Desai N, Alasfar S, Borja M, Merritt WT, Ariyo P, Chawla LS, Kraus E. The prognostic value of the furosemide stress test in predicting delayed graft function following deceased donor kidney transplantation. Biomarkers. 2018 Feb;23(1):61-69.

Mwasongwe SE, Fülöp T, Katz R, Musani SK, Sims M, Correa A, Flessner MF, Young BA. Relation of uric acid level to rapid kidney function decline and development of kidney disease: The Jackson Heart Study. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2018 Apr;20(4):775-783.

Ploth DW, Mbwambo JK, Fonner VA, Horowitz B, Zager P, Schrader R, Fredrick F, Laggis C, Sweat MD. Prevalence of CKD, diabetes, and hypertension in rural Tanzania. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Apr 22;3(4):905-915.

Prince LK, Campbell RC, Gao SW, Kendrick J, Lebrun CJ, Little DJ, Mahoney DL, Maursetter LA, Nee R, Saddler M, Watson MA, Yuan CM; Nephrology Education Research & Development Consortium. The dialysis orders objective structured clinical examination (OSCE): a formative assessment for nephrology fellows. Clin Kidney J. 2018 Apr;11(2):149-155.

Sagar A, Arif E, Solanki AK, Srivastava P, Janech MG, Kim SH, Lipschutz JH, Kwon SH, Ashish, Nihalani D. Targeting Neph1 and ZO-1 protein-protein interaction in podocytes prevents podocyte injury and preserves glomerular filtration function. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 21;7(1):12047.

Shi Y, Obert E, Rahman B, Rohrer B, Lobo GP. The Retinol Binding Protein Receptor 2 (Rbpr2) is required for photoreceptor outer segment morphogenesis and visual function in zebrafish. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 24;7(1):16207.

Shi Y, Su Y, Lipschutz JH, Lobo GP. Zebrafish as models to study ciliopathies of the eye and kidney. Clin Nephrol Res. 2017 Dec;1(1):6-9.

Shuyskiy LS, Levchenko VV, Negulyaev YuA, Staruschenko A, Ilatovskaya DV. The role of adapter protein MIM in actin-dependent regulation of the epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC). (2018Acta Naturae. 10(2):97-103.

Solanki AK, Arif E, Morinelli T, Wilson RC, Hardiman G, Deng P, Arthur JM, Velez JC, Nihalani D, Janech MG, Budisavljevic MN. A novel CLCN5 mutation associated with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and podocyte injury. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Jun 18;3(6):1443-1453.

Velez JCQ, Arif E, Rodgers J, Hicks MP, Arthur JM, Nihalani D, Bruner ET, Budisavljevic MN, Atkinson C, Fitzgibbon WR, Janech MG. Deficiency of the angiotensinase aminopeptidase a increases susceptibility to glomerular injury. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul;28(7):2119-2132.

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Bade BC, Brooks MC, Nietert SB, Ulmer A, Thomas DD, Nietert PJ, Scott JB, Silvestri GA. Assessing the correlation between physical activity and quality of life in advanced lung cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 Mar;17(1):73-79.

Bade BC, Hyer JM, Bevill BT, Pastis A, Rojewski AM, Toll BA, Silvestri GA. A patient-centered activity regimen improves participation in physical activity interventions in advanced-stage lung cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 Sep;17(3):921-927.

Beiko T, Janech MG, Alekseyenko AV, Atkinson C, Coxson HO, Barth JL, Stephenson SE, Wilson CL, Schnapp LM, Barker A, Brantly M, Sandhaus RA, Silverman EK, Stoller JK, Trapnell B, Charlie S. Serum proteins associated with emphysema progression in severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2017 Jul 15;4(3):204-216.

Flume PA, Wainwright CE, Elizabeth Tullis D, Rodriguez S, Niknian M, Higgins M, Davies JC, Wagener JS. Recovery of lung function following a pulmonary exacerbation in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D-CFTR mutation treated with ivacaftor. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Jan;17(1):83-88.

Flume PA, Winthrop KL. Mycobacterial disease: evolving concepts. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun;39(3):269.

Foil KE, Blanton MG, Sanders C, Kim J, Al Ashry HS, Kumbhare S, Strange C. Sequencing alpha-1 MZ individuals shows frequent biallelic mutations. Pulm Med. 2018 Sep 5;2018:2836389.

Furukawa BS, Pastis NJ, Tanner NT, Chen A, Silvestri GA. Comparing pulmonary nodule location during electromagnetic bronchoscopy with predicted location on the basis of two virtual airway maps at different phases of respiration. Chest. 2018 Jan;153(1):181-186.

Goodwin AJ, Ford DW. Readmissions among sepsis survivors: risk factors and prevention. Clin Pulm Med. 2018 May;25(3):79-83.

Hung CF, Wilson CL, Chow YH, Schnapp LM. Role of integrin alpha8 in murine model of lung fibrosis. PLoS One. 2018 May 29;13(5).

James WE, Koutroumpakis E, Saha B, Nathani A, Saavedra L, Yucel RM, Judson MA. Clinical features of extrapulmonary sarcoidosis without lung involvement. Chest. 2018 Aug;154(2):349-356.

Rojewski AM, Tanner NT, Dai L, Ravenel JG, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA, Toll BA. Tobacco dependence predicts higher lung cancer and mortality rates and lower rates of smoking cessation in the national lung screening trial. Chest. 2018 Jul;154(1):110-118.

Schutt SD, Wu Y, Tang CH, Bastian D, Nguyen H, Sofi MH, Zhang M, Liu C, Helke K, Wilson C, Schnapp LM, Del Valle JR, Hu CC, Yu XZ. Inhibition of the IRE-1α/XBP-1 pathway prevents chronic GVHD and preserves the GVL effect in mice. Blood Adv. 2018 Feb 27;2(4):414-427.

Silvestri GA, Tanner NT, Kearney P, Vachani A, Massion PP, Porter A, Springmeyer SC, Fang KC, Midthun D, Mazzone PJ; PANOPTIC Trial Team. Assessment of plasma proteomics biomarker's ability to distinguish benign from malignant lung nodules: results of the PANOPTIC (Pulmonary Nodule Plasma Proteomic Classifier) trial. Chest. 2018 Sep;154(3):491-500.

Stephenson SE, Wilson CL, Crothers K, Attia EF, Wongtrakool C, Petrache I, Schnapp LM. Impact of HIV infection on α(1)-antitrypsin in the lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Apr 1;314(4):L583-L592.

Tanner NT, Dai L, Bade BC, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA. Assessing the generalizability of the national lung screening trial: comparison of patients with stage 1 disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep 1;196(5):602-608.

Tanner NT, Porter A, Gould MK, Li XJ, Vachani A, Silvestri GA. Physician assessment of pretest probability of malignancy and adherence with guidelines for pulmonary nodule evaluation. Chest. 2017 Aug;152(2):263-270.

VanDevanter DR, Heltshe SL, Spahr J, Beckett VV, Daines CL, Dasenbrook EC, Gibson RL, Raksha J, Sanders DB, Goss CH, Flume PA; STOP Study Group. Rationalizing endpoints for prospective studies of pulmonary exacerbation treatment response in cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Sep;16(5):607-615.

West NE, Beckett VV, Jain R, Sanders DB, Nick JA, Heltshe SL, Dasenbrook EC, VanDevanter DR, Solomon GM, Goss CH, Flume PA; STOP investigators. Standardized Treatment of Pulmonary Exacerbations (STOP) study: physician treatment practices  and outcomes for individuals with cystic fibrosis with pulmonary Exacerbations. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Sep;16(5):600-606.

Rheumatology and Immunology

Akter T, Atanelishvili I, Noguchi A, Silver RM, Bogatkevich GS. Establishment of an indirect ELISA for detection of the novel antifibrotic peptide M10. PLoS One. 2017 Nov 27;12(11).

Kortemeier E, Ramos PS, Hunt KJ, Kim HJ, Hardiman G, Chung D. ShinyGPA: An interactive visualization toolkit for investigating pleiotropic architecture using GWAS datasets. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 8;13(1).

Ozen G, Kamen DL, Mikuls TR, England BR, Wolfe F, Michaud K. Trends and determinants of osteoporosis treatment and screening in patients with rheumatoid arthritis compared to osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 May;70(5):713-723.

Ruiz D, Oates JC, Kamen DL. Antiphospholipid antibodies and heart valve disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Mar;355(3):293-298.

Sundararaj K, Rodgers JI, Marimuthu S, Siskind LJ, Bruner E, Nowling TK. Neuraminidase activity mediates IL-6 production by activated lupus-prone mesangial cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Apr 1;314(4):F630-F642.

Wang D, Zhang H, Liang J, Wang H, Hua B, Feng X, Gilkeson GS, Farge D, Shi S, Sun L. A long-term follow-up study of allogeneic mesenchymal stem/stromal cell transplantation in patients with drug-resistant systemic lupus erythematosus. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13;10(3):933-941.

Williams EM, Hyer JM, Viswanathan R, Faith TD, Voronca D, Gebregzaibher M, Oates JC, Egede L. Peer-to-peer mentoring for African American women with lupus: a feasibility pilot. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jun;70(6):908-917.

Zollars ES, Hyer M, Wolf B, Chapin R. Measuring lupus arthritis activity using contrasted high-field MRI. Associations with clinical measures of disease activity and novel patterns of disease. Lupus Sci Med. 2018 Jul 26;5(1).