Faculty Publications

Department of Internal Medicine faculty publish in a wide variety of journals and on topics pertaining to all our divisions. Special thanks to all faculty, house officers, postdoctoral fellows, students, and staff who perform and support the research mission of the department. We also thank those who serve on the Internal Medicine Research Council (IMRC) for their research advocacy and research training efforts. We obtained the data for this report from ADIS and Scopus. Please contact us if you have questions.


Notable Publications - 4th Quarter 2017

Cardiovascular Medicine
Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolism
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Infectious Diseases
Oncology and Hematology
Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy
Rheumatology and Immunology

Cardiovascular Medicine

Chatzizisis Y.S., Toutouzas K., Giannopoulos A.A., Riga M., Antoniadis A.P., Fujinom Y., Mitsouras D., Koutkias V.G., Cheimariotis G., Doulaverakis C., Tsampoulatidis I., Chouvarda I., Kompatsiaris I., Nakamura S., Rybicki F.J., Maglaveras N., Tousoulis D., Giannoglou G.D.
Association of global and local low endothelial shear stress with high-risk plaque using intracoronary 3D optical coherence tomography: Introduction of 'shear stress score
European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging

Wu S., Peng H., Li X., Streubel P.N., Liu Y., Duan B.
Effect of scaffold morphology and cell co-culture on tenogenic differentiation of HADMSC on centrifugal melt electrospun poly (Llactic acid) fibrous meshes 

4thPuboftheQuarterWu S., Wang Y., Streubel P.N., Duan B.
Living nanofiber yarn-based woven biotextiles for tendon tissue engineering using cell tri-culture and mechanical stimulation
Acta Biomaterialia

*Selected as the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine Publication of the Quarter – 4 th Quarter 2017 

Aggarwal S, Xie F, Porter TR
Masking and Unmasking of Isolated Noncompaction of the Left Ventricle With Real-Time Contrast Echocardiography
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

Kuss M.A., Wu S., Wang Y., Untrauer J.B., Li W., Lim J.Y., Duan B.
Prevascularization of 3D printed bone scaffolds by bioactive hydrogels and cell co-culture
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials

Goldsweig A.M., Kennedy K.F., Kolte D., Abbott J.D., Gordon P.C., Sharaf B.L., Sellke F.W., Ehsan A., Sodha N.R., Rutar F., Aronow H.D.
Predictors of patient radiation exposure during transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 


Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolism

Gopalakrishnan Natarajan; Curtis Perriotte-Olson; Fatema Bhinderwala; Robert Powers; Cyrus V. Desouza; Geoffrey A. Talmon; Jiang Yuhang; Matthew C. Zimmerman; Alexander V. Kabanov; Viswanathan Saraswathi
Nanoformulated copper/zinc superoxide dismutase exerts differential effects on glucose vs lipid homeostasis depending on the diet composition possibly via altered AMPK signaling
Translational Research 


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

HonPubof4thQuarterBurchett K.M., Etekpo A., Batra S.K., Yan Y., Ouellette M.M.
Inhibitors of telomerase and poly(ADP-ribose) polymerases synergize to limit the lifespan of pancreatic cancer cells

*Selected as the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine Honorable Mention Publication – 4 th Quarter 2017


Infectious Diseases

Jones R.L., Sayles H.R., Fey P.D., Rupp M.E.
Effect of Clinical Variables on the Volume of Blood Collected for Blood Cultures in an Adult Patient Population
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 


Oncology and Hematology

Michael Baine; Tim Dorius; Nathan Bennion; Morshed Alam; Lynette Smith; Weining Zhen; Apar Ganti
Chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx
Oral Oncology 

Haney S.L., Allen C., Varney M.L., Dykstra K.M., Falcone E.R., Colligan S.H., Hu Q., Aldridge A.M., Wright D.L., Wiemer A.J., Holstein S.A.
Novel tropolones induce the unfolded protein response pathway and apoptosis in multiple myeloma cells

Baine M.J., Dorius T., Bennion N., Smith L., Zhen W., Ganti A.K.
Weight loss and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement during chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced cancer of the oropharynx do not negatively impact outcomes
Frontiers in Oncology


Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

Poole J.A., Mikuls T.R., Duryee M.J., Warren K.J., Wyatt T.A., Nelson A.J., Romberger D.J., West W.W., Thiele G.M.
A role for B cells in organic dust induced lung inflammation
Respiratory Research

Sapkota M., Burnham E.L., DeVasure J.M., Sweeter J.M., Hunter C.D., Duryee M.J., Klassen L.W., Kharbanda K.K., Sisson J.H., Thiele G.M., Wyatt T.A.
Malondialdehyde–Acetaldehyde (MAA) Protein Adducts Are Found Exclusively in the Lungs of Smokers with Alcohol Use Disorders and Are Associated with Systemic Anti-MAA Antibodies
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Hanson C., Lyden E., Weissenburger-Moser L., Furtado J., Romberger D.J., LeVan T.D.
Serum level of nutritional antioxidants are decreased in veteran smokers with COPD
Journal of Military and Veterans' Health


Rheumatology and Immunology

Mikuls T.R., Duryee M.J., Rahman R., Anderson D.R., Sayles H.R., Hollins A., Michaud K., Wolfe F., Thiele G.E., Sokolove J., Robinson W.H., Lingampalli N., Nicholas A.P., Talmon G.A., Su K., Zimmerman M.C., Klassen L.W., Thiele G.M.
Enrichment of malondialdehyde-acetaldehyde antibody in the rheumatoid arthritis joint
Rheumatology (Oxford, England)

Bryant R. England; Ted R. Mikuls; Fenglong Xie; Shuo Yang; Lang Chen; Jeffrey R. Curtis
Herpes Zoster as a Risk Factor for Incident Giant Cell Arteritis
Arthritis and Rheumatology

Peper S.M., Lew R., Mikuls T., Brophy M., Rybin D., Wu H., O'Dell J.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment After Methotrexate: The Durability of Triple Therapy Versus Etanercept
Arthritis Care and Research