Publications from our Postdoctoral Fellows



Bhise, K., Sau, S., Alzhrani, R., & Iyer, A. K. (2020). Nanoparticles for Immune Cell Reprogramming and Reengineering of Tumor Microenvironment. In Cell Reprogramming for Immunotherapy (pp. 211-221). Humana, New York, NY.

Dey, S., Gudipati, S., Giuliano, C., Zervos, M. J., Monk, J. M., Szubin, R., ... & Berti, A. D. (2020). Reduced Production of Bacterial Membrane Vesicles Predicts Mortality in ST45/USA600 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Antibiotics9(1), 2.


Alosaimy, S., Alshehri, B., Aljadeed, R., Aljadeed, R., Alnahas, D., Alsuhebany, N., & Qato, D. M. (2019). Healthcare Among Immigrant and Refugee Arab Americans in the United States. Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World, 1-22.

Alzhrani, R., Alsaab, H. O., Petrovici, A., Bhise, K., Vanamala, K., Sau, S., ... & Iyer, A. K. (2019). Improving the therapeutic efficiency of noncoding RNAs in cancers using targeted drug delivery systems. Drug Discovery Today.

Baier, S. T. (2019, February). Assessing learning communities based on program outcomes and the eight characteristics of high-impact practices. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Baier, S. T., Gonzales, S. M., Sawilowsky, S. (2019). A Successful Combination of Developmental Courses and Learning Communities. Journal of Developmental Education.  

Bianchini, M. L., Mercuro, N. J., Kenney, R. M., Peters, M. A., Samuel, L. P., Swiderek, J., & Davis, S. L. (2019). Improving care for critically ill patients with community-acquired pneumonia. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy76(12), 861-868.

Boegehold, A. G., Johnson, N. S., & Kashian, D. R. (2019). Bloom forming cyanobacteria can adversely affect zebra and quagga mussel veligers. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety182.

Breen, P., Winters, A. D., Nag, D., Ahmad, M. M., Theis, K. R., & Withey, J. H. Internal versus external pressures: effect of housing systems on the zebrafish microbiome. Zebrafish 2019

Cao, S., Coci, G., Das, S. K., Ke, W., Liu, S. Y., Plumari, S., ... & Bratkovskaya, E. Toward the determination of heavy-quark transport coefficients in quark-gluon plasma. Physical Review C 2019

Cao, S., Sun, K. J., Liu, S. Y., Xing, W. J., Qin, G. Y., & Ko, C. M. (2019). Charmed hadron chemistry in relativistic heavy-ion collisions. arXiv preprint arXiv:1911.00456.

Condon, J. C., Kyathanahalli, C., Anamthathmakula, P., & Jeyasuria, P. (2019). Estrogen/Estrogen Receptor action and the Pregnant Myometrium. Current Opinion in Physiology.

Ding, H., Rajendran, S., Arava, L., Ding, Y., Thangavel, N. K., Centeck, K., & Ding, D. (2019, September). A Proton Conducting Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell with Tri-Doping Electrolyte and Three-Phase Conducting Steam Electrode for Sustainable Hydrogen Production. In Meeting Abstracts (No. 40, pp. 1802-1802). The Electrochemical Society.

Dombkowski, A. A., Cukovic, D., Bagla, S., Jones, M., Caruso, J. A., Chugani, H. T., & Chugani, D. C. (2019). TLR7 activation in epilepsy of tuberous sclerosis complex. Inflammation Research, 1-6.

Farrell, A. K.; Imami, L.; Stanton, S. C. E.; Slatcher, R. B., Affective processes as mediators of links between close relationships and physical health. Social and Personality Psychology Compass 2018, 12, e12408

Farrell, A. K.; Slatcher, R. B.; Tobin, E. T.; Imami, L.; Wildman, D. E.; Luca, F.; Zilioli, S., Socioeconomic status, family negative emotional climate, and anti-inflammatory gene expression among youth with asthma. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2018, 91, 62-67

Farrell, A. K.; Waters, T. E. A.; Young, E. S.; Englund, M. M.; Carlson, E. E.; Roisman, G. I.; Simpson, J. A., Early maternal sensitivity, attachment security in young adulthood, and cardiometabolic risk at midlife. Attachment & Human Development 2019, 21, 70-86

Glaros, A., Gadgeel, M., Bagla, S., Buck, S., Chu, R., Ravindranath, Y., ... & Vaishnav, A. (2019). Oryzocytosis: A Novel Morphological Variant of Hereditary Elliptocytosis Associated with a Novel Mutation in β-Spectrin (SPTB c154 C> T p. Arg52Trp).

Gòdia, M.; Swanson, G.; Krawetz, S. A., A history of why fathers' RNA matters. Biology of Reproduction 2018, 99, 147-159

Gómez, J. M.* (in press). Trainee perspectives on relational cultural therapy and cultural competency in supervision of trauma cases. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.

Gomez‐Lopez, N., Romero, R., Tarca, A. L., Miller, D., Panaitescu, B., Schwenkel, G., Gudicha, D. W., ... & Hsu, C. D. (2019). Gasdermin D: Evidence of Pyroptosis in Spontaneous Preterm Labor with Sterile Intra‐amniotic Inflammation or Intra‐amniotic Infection. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

Harvey, M. W.; Farrell, A. K.; Imami, L.; Carré, J. M.; Slatcher, R. B., Maternal attachment avoidance is linked to youth diurnal cortisol slopes in children with asthma. Attachment & Human Development 2019, 21, 23-37

Hehr, A., Marusak, H. A., Huntley, E. D., & Rabinak, C. A. (2019). Effects of Duration and Midpoint of Sleep on Corticolimbic Circuitry in Youth. Chronic Stress3, 2470547019856332.

Helmi, M., Alosaimy, S., Goodson, J. M., Hasturk, H., & Natto, Z. S. (2019). Annual alveolar bone loss in older adults taking oral bisphosphonate: a retrospective cohort study. BMC oral health19(1), 260.

Huelsnitz, C. O.; Farrell, A. K.; Simpson, J. A.; Griskevicius, V.; Szepsenwol, O., Attachment and Jealousy: Understanding the Dynamic Experience of Jealousy Using the Response Escalation Paradigm. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 2018, 44, 1664-1680

Ji, K., Sameni, M., Osuala, K., Moin, K., Mattingly, R. R., & Sloane, B. F. (2019). Spatio-temporal modeling and live-cell imaging of proteolysis in the 4D microenvironment of breast cancer. Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, 1-10.

Johnson, E. L.; Adams, J. N.; Solbakk, A.-K.; Endestad, T.; Larsson, P. G.; Ivanovic, J.; Meling, T. R.; Lin, J. J.; Knight, R. T., Dynamic frontotemporal systems process space and time in working memory. PLOS Biology 2018, 16, e2004274

Johnson, E. L.; Tang, L.; Yin, Q.; Asano, E.; Ofen, N., Direct brain recordings reveal prefrontal cortex dynamics of memory development. Science Advances 2018, 4, eaat3702

Jorgensen, S. C., Zasowski, E. J., Trinh, T. D., Lagnf, A. M., Bhatia, S., Sabagha, N., ... & Rybak, M. J. (2019). Daptomycin plus beta-lactam combination therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: a retrospective, comparative cohort study. Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Jorgensen, S. C., Trinh, T. D., Zasowski, E. J., Lagnf, A. M., Bhatia, S., Melvin, S. M., ... & Claeys, K. C. (2019, December). Real-world experience with ceftazidime-avibactam for multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections. In Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

Koebke, K. J.; Pecoraro, V. L., Noncoded Amino Acids in de Novo Metalloprotein Design: Controlling Coordination Number and Catalysis. Acc. Chem. Res. 2019,

Mahankali, K., Thangavel, N. K., Ding, Y., Putatunda, S. K., & Reddy, A. L. M. (2019). Interfacial behavior of water-in-salt electrolytes at porous electrodes and its effect on supercapacitor performance. Electrochimica Acta, 134989.

Marusak, H., Harper, F. W., Taub, J. W., & Rabinak, C. A. (2019). Pediatric cancer, posttraumatic stress and fear-related neural circuitry. International Journal of Hematologic Oncology, (0), IJH17.

Marusak, H., Peters, C., Iadipaolo, A., Elrahal, F., & Rabinak, C. (2019). 243. Altered Fear Extinction Neural Circuitry in Trauma-Exposed Children. Biological Psychiatry 201985(10), S101.

Mikhail, S., Singh, N. B., Kebriaei, R., Rice, S. A., Stamper, K. C., Castanheira, M., & Rybak, M. J. (2019). Evaluation of the synergy of ceftazidime-avibactam in combination with meropenem, amikacin, aztreonam, colistin and fosfomycin against well characterized multi-drug resistant k. pneumoniae and p. aeruginosa. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, AAC-00779.

Naik, P., Singh, S., Dave, V. P., Ali, M. H., Kumar, A., & Joseph, J. (2019). Vitreous D-Lactate Levels as a Biomarker in the Diagnosis of Presumed Infectious Culture Negative Endophthalmitis. Current eye research

Ofen, N.; Tang, L.; Yu, Q.; Johnson, E. L., Memory and the developing brain: From description to explanation with innovation in methods. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 2018,

Osuala, K. O., Ji, K., Mattingly, R. R., & Sloane, B. F. (2019). Breast Cancer: Proteolysis and Migration. In Breast Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance (pp. 401-411). Springer, Cham.

Panza, G. S., Herrick, J. E., Chin, L. M., Gollie, J. M., Collins, J. P., O'Connell, D. G., & Guccione, A. A. (2019). Effect of overground locomotor training on ventilatory kinetics and rate of perceived exertion in persons with cervical motor-incomplete spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Series and Cases5(1), 1-9.

Pardy, L., Rosati, R., Soave, C., Huang, Y., Kim, S., & Ratnam, M. (2019). The ternary complex factor protein ELK1 is an independent prognosticator of disease recurrence in prostate cancer. The Prostate.

Paulisin, S., Marusak, H., Iadipaolo, A. S., Peters, C., Elrahal, F., & Rabinak, C. A. F17. Failure to Extinguish Fear in Trauma-Exposed Children With a Common Variant in the Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Gene. Biological Psychiatry 201985(10), S219.

Plazyo, O., Sheng, J. J., & Jin, J. P. (2019). Down-regulation of calponin 2 contributes to the quiescenceI of lung macrophages. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology.

Pore, S. K., Ganguly, A., Sau, S., Godeshala, S., Kanugula, A. K., Ummanni, R., ... & Banerjee, R. (2019). N‐end rule pathway inhibitor sensitizes cancer cells to antineoplastic agents by regulating XIAP and RAD21 protein expression. Journal of cellular biochemistry.

Prado, C. A., Xing, W. J., Cao, S., Qin, G. Y., & Wang, X. N. (2019). Longitudinal dependence of open heavy flavor $ R_text {AA} $ in relativistic heavy-ion collisions. arXiv preprint arXiv:1911.06527.

Radecki, D. Z.; Johnson, E. L.; Brown, A. K.; Meshkin, N. T.; Perrine, S. A.; Gow, A., Corticohippocampal Dysfunction In The OBiden Mouse Model Of Primary Oligodendrogliopathy. Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 16116

Raja, V.; Salsaa, M.; Joshi, A. S.; Li, Y.; van Roermund, C. W. T.; Saadat, N.; Lazcano, P.; Schmidtke, M.; Hüttemann, M.; Gupta, S. V.; Wanders, R. J. A.; Greenberg, M. L., Cardiolipin-deficient cells depend on anaplerotic pathways to ameliorate defective TCA cycle function. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids 2019, 1864, 654-661

Romero, R., Gomez-Lopez, N., Winters, A. D., Jung, E., Shaman, M., Bieda, J., ... & Ahmad, M. M. (2019). Evidence that intra-amniotic infections are often the result of an ascending invasion–a molecular microbiological study. Journal of perinatal medicine47(9), 915-931.

Samira, S., Gu, X. K., & Nikolla, E. (2019). Design Strategies for Efficient Nonstoichiometric Mixed Metal Oxide Electrocatalysts: Correlating Measurable Oxide Properties to Electrocatalytic Performance. ACS Catalysis.

Sankari, A., Minic, Z., Farshi, P., Shanidze, M., Mansour, W., Liu, F., ... & Goshgarian, H. G. (2019). Sleep Disordered Breathing Induced by Cervical Spinal Cord Injury and Effect of Adenosine A1 Receptors Modulation in Rats. Journal of Applied Physiology.

Sarkar, D.; Das, S.; and Chattopadhyay, S., Investigating the particle production at intermediate pT using identified triggered correlation in pp collisions at s= 7 TeV. Nuclear Physics A. 2019.

Sati, G. C., Sarpe, V. A., Furukawa, T., Mondal, S., Mantovani, M., Hobbie, S. N., ... & Crich, D. (2019). Modification at the 2'-Position of the 4, 5-Series of 2-Deoxystreptamine Aminoglycoside Antibiotics to Resist Aminoglycoside Modifying Enzymes and Increase Ribosomal Target Selectivity. ACS Infectious Diseases.

Sau, S., Alzhrani, R., Bhise, K., Alsaab, H. O., Kashaw, S. K., & Iyer, A. K. (2019). Nanomaterials for tumor immunomodulation and overcoming current clinical challenges.

Shi, Z., Vasquez-Vivar, J., Luo, K., Yan, Y., Northington, F., Mehrmohammadi, M., & Tan, S. (2019). Ascending Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Intrauterine Inflammation in Near-Term Rabbits Leading to Newborn Neurobehavioral Deficits. Developmental neuroscience, 1-13.

Slutsky, R.; Romero, R.; Xu, Y.; Galaz, J.; Miller, D.; Done, B.; Tarca, A.L.; Gregor, S.; Hassan, S.S.; Leng, Y.; and Gomez-Lopez, N., Exhausted and senescent T cells at the maternal-fetal interface in preterm and term labor. Journal of Immunology Research2019.

Stanton, S. C. E.; Selcuk, E.; Farrell, A. K.; Slatcher, R. B.; Ong, A. D., Perceived Partner Responsiveness, Daily Negative Affect Reactivity, and All-Cause Mortality: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2019, 81, 7-15

Swanson, Grace M., Estill, Molly, Diamond, Michael P., Legro, Richard S., Coutifaris, Christos, Barnhart, Kurt T., Huang, Hao, Hansen, Karl R., Trussell, J. C., Coward, Matthew R., Zhang, Heping, Goodrich, Robert & Krawetz, Stephen A. (2019) Human chromatin remodeler cofactor, RNA interactor, eraser and writer sperm RNAs responding to obesity, Epigenetics, DOI: 10.1080/15592294.2019.1644880

Tarca, A. L., Romero, R., Benshalom-Tirosh, N., Than, N. G., Gudicha, D. W., Done, B., ... & Gomez-Lopez, N. (2019). The prediction of early preeclampsia: Results from a longitudinal proteomics study. PloS one14(6), e0217273.

Thakur, A., Yarlagadda, S., Ji, K., Schalk, D. L., Ung, J., Bliemeister, E. T., ... & Lum, L. G. (2019). Induction of highly efficacious anti-tumor activity and modulation of tumor microenvironment: Cell-free off the shelf therapeutic modality.

Thakur, C., & Chen, F. (2019, June). Connections between metabolism and epigenetics in Cancers. In Seminars in cancer biology. Academic Press.

Vasquez-Vivar, J., Shi, Z., Jeong, J. W., Luo, K., Sharma, A., Thirugnanam, K., & Tan, S. (2019). Neuronal vulnerability to fetal hypoxia-reoxygenation injury and motor deficit development relies on regional brain tetrahydrobiopterin levels. Redox Biology, 101407.

Venkatraman, J., Manwar, R., & Avanaki, K. M. (2019). Development of a Punch-O-Meter for Sport Karate Training. Electronics8(7), 782.

Winters, A. D., Romero, R., Gervasi, M. T., Gomez-Lopez, N., Tran, M. R., Garcia-Flores, V., ... & Theis, K. R. (2019). Does the endometrial cavity have a molecular microbial signature?. Scientific Reports9(1), 9905.

Xing, W. J., Cao, S., Qin, G. Y., & Xing, H. (2019). Flavor hierarchy of jet quenching in relativistic heavy-ion collisions. arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.00413.Theis, K. R.; Romero, R.; Winters, A. D.; Greenberg, J. M.; Gomez-Lopez, N.; Alhousseini, A.; Bieda, J.; Maymon, E.; Pacora, P.; Fettweis, J. M.; Buck, G. A.; Jefferson, K. K.; Strauss, J. F.; Erez, O.; Hassan, S. S., Does the human placenta delivered at term have a microbiota? Results of cultivation, quantitative real-time PCR, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, and metagenomics. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019, 220, 267.e261-267.e239

Xu, Q., Jalilian, E., Fakhoury, J. W., Manwar, R., Michniak‐Kohn, B., Elkin, K. B., & Avanaki, K. (2019). Monitoring the topical delivery of ultrasmall gold nanoparticles using optical coherence tomography. Skin Research and Technology.

Zaidi, A. U., Bagla, S., & Ravindranath, Y. (2019). Identification of a novel variant in phosphoglycerate kinase-1 (PGK1) in an African-American child (PGK1 detroit). Pediatric hematology and oncology, 1-7.

Zhang, Q., Thakur, C., Shi, J., Sun, J., Fu, Y., Stemmer, P., & Chen, F. (2019, July). New discoveries of mdig in the epigenetic regulation of cancers. In Seminars in Cancer Biology. Academic Press.


Alex, R.; Panza, G.; Mateika, J. H., The role of loop gain in predicting upper airway surgical outcomes—what do we know? Journal of Thoracic Disease 2018, 10, 126-129

Alsaab, H. O.; Sau, S.; Alzhrani, R.; Tatiparti, K.; Bhise, K.; Kashaw, S. K.; Iyer, A. K., PD-1 and PD-L1 Checkpoint Signaling Inhibition for Cancer Immunotherapy: Mechanism, Combinations, and Clinical Outcome. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2017, 8,

Alsaab, H. O.; Sau, S.; Alzhrani, R. M.; Cheriyan, V. T.; Polin, L. A.; Vaishampayan, U.; Rishi, A. K.; Iyer, A. K., Tumor hypoxia directed multimodal nanotherapy for overcoming drug resistance in renal cell carcinoma and reprogramming macrophages. Biomaterials 2018, 183, 280-294

Bagla, S.; Cukovic, D.; Asano, E.; Sood, S.; Luat, A.; Chugani, H. T.; Chugani, D. C.; Dombkowski, A. A., A distinct microRNA expression profile is associated with α[11C]-methyl-L-tryptophan (AMT) PET uptake in epileptogenic cortical tubers resected from patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. Neurobiology of Disease 2018, 109, 76-87

Bagla, S.; Dombkowski, A. A., Neuroinflammatory Nexus of Pediatric Epilepsy. J Pediatr Epilepsy 2018, 07, 032-039

Bhise, K.; Sau, S.; Kebriaei, R.; Rice, S.; Stamper, K.; Alsaab, H.; Rybak, M.; Iyer, A., Combination of Vancomycin and Cefazolin Lipid Nanoparticles for Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance of MRSA. Materials 2018, 11, 1245

Boegehold, A. G.; Alame, K.; Johnson, N. S.; Kashian, D. R., CYANOBACTERIA REDUCE MOTILITY OF QUAGGA MUSSEL (DRIESSENA ROSTRIFORMIS BUGENSIS) SPERM. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2018, 0,

Boegehold, A. G.; Johnson, N. S.; Ram, J. L.; Kashian, D. R., Cyanobacteria reduce quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) spawning and fertilization success. Freshwater Science 2018, 37, 510-518

Chen, C. V.; Chaby, L. E.; Nazeer, S.; Liberzon, I., Effects of Trauma in Adulthood and Adolescence on Fear Extinction and Extinction Retention: Advancing Animal Models of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 2018, 12,

Cheriyan, V. T.; Alsaab, H.; Sekhar, S.; Venkatesh, J.; Mondal, A.; Vhora, I.; Sau, S.; Muthu, M.; Polin, L. A.; Levi, E.; Bepler, G.; Iyer, A. K.; Singh, M.; Rishi, A. K., A CARP-1 functional mimetic compound is synergistic with BRAF-targeting in non-small cell lung cancers. Oncotarget 2018, 9, 29680-29697

Choi, S. W.; Shin, T.-H.; Uddin, M. H.; Shin, J.-H.; Kang, T.-W.; Lee, B.-C.; Kim, H.-S.; Seo, Y.; Shams, S.; Jung, Y.-K.; Kang, K.-S., STB-HO, a novel mica fine particle, inhibits the teratoma-forming ability of human embryonic stem cells after in vivo transplantation. Oncotarget 2015, 7, 2684-2695

Del Giudice, M.; Buck, C. L.; Chaby, L. E.; Gormally, B. M.; Taff, C. C.; Thawley, C. J.; Vitousek, M. N.; Wada, H., What Is Stress? A Systems Perspective. Integrative and Comparative Biology 2018, icy114-icy114

Gómez, J. M., High Betrayal Adolescent Sexual Abuse and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: The Role of Depersonalization in Emerging Adults. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 2018, 1-15

Gómez, J. M., What's in a Betrayal? Trauma, Dissociation, and Hallucinations Among High-Functioning Ethnic Minority Emerging Adults. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma 2018, 1-18

Gómez, J. M., What's the harm? Internalized prejudice and cultural betrayal trauma in ethnic minorities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 2018, No Pagination Specified-No Pagination Specified

Gómez, J. M.; Allan, N. P.; Ana, E. J. S.; Stecker, T., Depression and Intention to Seek Treatment Among Black and White Suicidal Military Members Who Are Not Engaged in Mental Health Care. Military Behavioral Health 2018, 1-10

Hicks, M. R.; Kogan, S. M., The Influence of Racial Discrimination on Smoking among Young Black Men: A Prospective Analysis. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 2018, 1-16

Hong, Y.-h.; Uddin, M. H.; Jo, U.; Kim, B.; Suh, D. H.; Kim, H. S.; Song, J.; Song, Y. S., ROS accumulation by PEITC selectively kills ovarian cancer cells via UPR-mediated apoptosis. Frontiers in Oncology 2015, 5,

Jorgensen, S. C. J.; Lagnf, A. M.; Bhatia, S.; Shamim, M.-D.; Rybak, M. J., Sequential intravenous-to-oral outpatient antibiotic therapy for MRSA bacteraemia: one step closer. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2018, dky452-dky452

Jorgensen, S. C. J.; Rybak, M. J., Pathogen-Specific Clinical Trials: A New Paradigm in Clinical Trials for Multidrug-Resistant Organisms. Infectious Diseases and Therapy 2018, 7, 401-405

Kambara, T.; Brown, E. C.; Silverstein, B. H.; Nakai, Y.; Asano, E., Neural dynamics of verbal working memory in auditory description naming. Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 15868

Kambara, T.; Sood, S.; Alqatan, Z.; Klingert, C.; Ratnam, D.; Hayakawa, A.; Nakai, Y.; Luat, A. F.; Agarwal, R.; Rothermel, R.; Asano, E., Presurgical language mapping using event-related high-gamma activity: The Detroit procedure. Clinical Neurophysiology 2018, 129, 145-154

Kebriaei, R.; Rice, S. A.; Singh, K. V.; Stamper, K. C.; Dinh, A. Q.; Rios, R.; Diaz, L.; Murray, B. E.; Munita, J. M.; Tran, T. T.; Arias, C. A.; Rybak, M. J., Influence of Inoculum Effect on the Efficacy of Daptomycin Monotherapy and in Combination with β-Lactams against Daptomycin-Susceptible Enterococcus faecium Harboring LiaSR Substitutions. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2018, 62, e00315-00318

Keren-Aviram, G.; Dachet, F.; Bagla, S.; Balan, K.; Loeb, J. A.; Dratz, E. A., Proteomic analysis of human epileptic neocortex predicts vascular and glial changes in epileptic regions. PLOS ONE 2018, 13, e0195639

Koebke, K. J.; Pecoraro, V. L., Development of de Novo Copper Nitrite Reductases: Where We Are and Where We Need To Go. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 8046-8057

Koebke, K. J.; Ruckthong, L.; Meagher, J. L.; Mathieu, E.; Harland, J.; Deb, A.; Lehnert, N.; Policar, C.; Tard, C.; Penner-Hahn, J. E.; Stuckey, J. A.; Pecoraro, V. L., Clarifying the Copper Coordination Environment in a de Novo Designed Red Copper Protein. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 12291-12302

Koebke, K. J.; Yu, F.; Salerno, E.; Stappen, C. V.; Tebo, A. G.; Penner‐Hahn, J. E.; Pecoraro, V. L., Modifying the Steric Properties in the Second Coordination Sphere of Designed Peptides Leads to Enhancement of Nitrite Reductase Activity. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 3954-3957

Motoi, H.; Miyakoshi, M.; Abel, T. J.; Jeong, J.-W.; Nakai, Y.; Sugiura, A.; Luat, A. F.; Agarwal, R.; Sood, S.; Asano, E., Phase-amplitude coupling between interictal high-frequency activity and slow waves in epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia 2018, 59, 1954-1965

Nabil, G.; Bhise, K.; Sau, S.; Atef, M.; El-Banna, H. A.; Iyer, A. K., Nanoengineered delivery systems for cancer imaging and therapy: recent advances, future directions and patent evaluation. Drug Discovery Today 2018,

Nakai, Y.; Nagashima, A.; Hayakawa, A.; Osuki, T.; Jeong, J.-w.; Sugiura, A.; Brown, E. C.; Asano, E., Four-dimensional map of the human early visual system. Clinical Neurophysiology 2018, 129, 188-197

Plazyo, O.; Liu, R.; Moazzem Hossain, M.; Jin, J. P., Deletion of calponin 2 attenuates the development of calcific aortic valve disease in ApoE−/− mice. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2018, 121, 233-241

Rosati, R.; Polin, L.; Ducker, C.; Li, J.; Bao, X.; Selvakumar, D.; Kim, S.; Xhabija, B.; Larsen, M.; McFall, T.; Huang, Y.; Kidder, B. L.; Fribley, A.; Saxton, J.; Kakuta, H.; Shaw, P.; Ratnam, M., Strategy for Tumor-Selective Disruption of Androgen Receptor Function in the Spectrum of Prostate Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research 2018,

Saadat, N.; Akhtar, S.; Goja, A.; Razalli, N. H.; Geamanu, A.; David, D.; Shen, Y.; Gupta, S. V., Dietary Garcinol Arrests Pancreatic Cancer in p53 and K-ras Conditional Mutant Mouse Model. Nutrition and Cancer 2018, 1-13

Saadat, N.; Liu, F.; Haynes, B.; Nangia-Makker, P.; Bao, X.; Li, J.; Polin, L.; Gupta, S.; Mao, G.; Shekhar, M. P., Nano-targeted Delivery of Rad6/Translesion Synthesis Inhibitor for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Therapy. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 2018,

Sau, S.; Alsaab, H. O.; Bhise, K.; Alzhrani, R.; Nabil, G.; Iyer, A. K., Multifunctional nanoparticles for cancer immunotherapy: A groundbreaking approach for reprogramming malfunctioned tumor environment. J. Controlled Release 2018, 274, 24-34

Sau, S.; Iyer, A. K., Immunotherapy and molecular role of T-cell in PD-1 antibody treated resectable lung cancer patients. Journal of Thoracic Disease 2018, 10, 4682-4685

Sau, S.; Tatiparti, K.; Alsaab, H. O.; Kashaw, S. K.; Iyer, A. K., A tumor multicomponent targeting chemoimmune drug delivery system for reprograming the tumor microenvironment and personalized cancer therapy. Drug Discovery Today 2018, 23, 1344-1356

Singh, P. K.; Khatri, I.; Jha, A.; Pretto, C. D.; Spindler, K. R.; Arumugaswami, V.; Giri, S.; Kumar, A.; Bhasin, M. K., Determination of system level alterations in host transcriptome due to Zika virus (ZIKV) Infection in retinal pigment epithelium. Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 11209

Smith, J. R.; Yim, J.; Rice, S.; Stamper, K.; Kebriaei, R.; Rybak, M. J., Combination of Tedizolid and Daptomycin against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an In Vitro Model of Simulated Endocardial Vegetations. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2018, 62, e00101-00118

Soltan Zadi, A.; Alex, R.; Zhang, R.; Watenpaugh, D. E.; Behbehani, K., Arterial blood pressure feature estimation using photoplethysmography. Computers in Biology and Medicine 2018, 102, 104-111

Tatiparti, K.; Sau, S.; Gawde, K.; Iyer, A., Copper-Free 'Click' Chemistry-Based Synthesis and Characterization of Carbonic Anhydrase-IX Anchored Albumin-Paclitaxel Nanoparticles for Targeting Tumor Hypoxia. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2018, 19, 838

Uddin, M. H.; Choi, M.-H.; Kim, W. H.; Jang, J.-J.; Hong, S.-T., Involvement of PSMD10, CDK4, and Tumor Suppressors in Development of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma of Syrian Golden Hamsters Induced by Clonorchis sinensis and N-Nitrosodimethylamine. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015, 9, e0004008

Uddin, M. H.; Li, S.; Jin, Y.; Choi, M.-H.; Jang, J. J.; Hong, S.-T., C3H/He Mice as an Incompatible Cholangiocarcinoma Model by Clonorchis sinensis, Dicyclanil and N-Nitrosodimethylamine. Korean J Parasitol 2016, 54, 281-289

Wang, Z.; Sau, S.; Alsaab, H. O.; Iyer, A. K., CD44 directed nanomicellar payload delivery platform for selective anticancer effect and tumor specific imaging of triple negative breast cancer. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 2018, 14, 1441-1454

Woo, H.; Han, J. K.; Kim, J. H.; Hong, S. T.; Uddin, M. H.; Jang, J. J., In-vivo monitoring of development of cholangiocarcinoma induced with C. sinensis and N-nitrosodimethylamine in Syrian golen hamsters using ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging: a preliminary study. European radiology 2017, 27, 1740-1747

Xhemali, X.; Smith, J. R.; Kebriaei, R.; Rice, S. A.; Stamper, K. C.; Compton, M.; Singh, N. B.; Jahanbakhsh, S.; Rybak, M. J., Evaluation of dalbavancin alone and in combination with β-lactam antibiotics against resistant phenotypes of Staphylococcus aureus. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2019, 74, 82-86


Pawan Kumar Singh, John-Michael Guest, Mamta Kanwar, Joseph Boss, Nan Gao, Mark S. Juzych, Gary W. Abrams, Fu-Shin Yu, and Ashok Kumar (2017). Zika virus infects cells lining the blood-retinal barrier and causes chorioretinal atrophy in mouse eyes. JCI Insight. 2017; 2(4): e92340. https://

Fermann GJ, Levy PD, Pang P, Butler J, Ayaz SI, Char D, Dunn P, et al. Design and Rationale of a Randomized Trial of a Care Transition Strategy in Patients with Acute Heart Failure Discharged from the Emergency Department (GUIDED-HF). Circulation: Heart Failure. 2017 Feb;10(2). doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.116.003581.

Fletcher NM, Belotte J, Saed MG, Memaj I, Diamond MP, Morris RT, Saed GM. Specific point mutations in key redox enzymes are associated with chemoresistance in epithelial ovarian cancer. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 Jan;102:122-132. [Epub 2016 Nov 25]. PMID: 27890641.

Huang B, Faucette A, Pawlitz MD, Pei B, Goyert JW, Zhou JZ, et al. Interleukin-33-induced expression of PIBF1 by decidual B cells protects against preterm labor. Nature Medic. 2017;23(1):128-135. doi:10.1038/nm.4244.

Saed GM, Diamond MP, Fletcher NM. Updates of the role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Feb 23. pii: S0090-8258(17)30154-3. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 28237618.

Singh, P. K.; Guest, J.-M.; Kanwar, M.; Boss, J.; Gao, N.; Juzych, M. S.; Abrams, G. W.; Yu, F.-S.; Kumar, A., Zika virus infects cells lining the blood-retinal barrier and causes chorioretinal atrophy in mouse eyes. JCI Insight 2017, 2,

Wu, H. C.; Dachet, F.; Ghoddoussi, F.; Bagla, S.; Fuerst, D.; Stanley, J. A.; Galloway, M. P.; Loeb, J. A., Altered metabolomic–genomic signature: A potential noninvasive biomarker of epilepsy. Epilepsia 2017, 58, 1626-1636


Aboukameel A, Muqbil I, Senapedis W, Baloglu E, Landesman Y, Shacham S, Kauffman M, Philip PA, Mohammad RM and Azmi AS. Novel p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) allosteric modulators overcome drug resistance and stemness in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Mol Cancer Ther November 15 2016 DOI:10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-16-0205

Anneken, J.H. Cunningham, J.I., Collins, S.A., Yamamoto, B.K., and Gudelsky, G.A. "MDMA and Glutamate: Implications for Hippocampal Neurotoxicity" in Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse. Ed. By Preedy, V. R. pp 406-415. London: Elsevier, 2016.

Ayaz SI, Sharkey C, Kwiatkowski G, Wilson S, John R; Tolomello R, Mahajan A, Millis S, Levy P. Intravenous Enalaprilat for Treatment of Acute Hypertensive Heart Failure in the Emergency Department. International Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016 Dec; 9(1):28. DOI: 10.1186/s12245-016-0125-4.

Baier, S. T., Markman, B. S., & Pernice-Duca, F. M. (2016). Intent to persist in college freshmen: The role of self-efficacy and mentorship. Journal of College Student Development, 57(5), 614-619.

Iraji A, Chen H, Wiseman N, Zhang T, Welch R, O'Neil B, Kulek A, Ayaz SI, Zuk C, Haacke EM, Liu T, Kou Z. Connectome-scale assessment of structural and functional connectivity in mild traumatic brain injury at the acute stage. Neuroimage: Clinical. 2016 Jun 16;12:100-115.

Kashyap T, Argueta C, Aboukameel A, Unger TJ, Klebanov B, Mohammad RM, Muqbil I, Azmi AS, Drolen C, Senapedis W, Lee M, Kauffman M, Shacham S, Landesman Y. Selinexor, a Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export (SINE) compound, acts through NF-κB deactivation and combines with proteasome inhibitors to synergistically induce tumor cell death. Oncotarget. 2016 Oct 4. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.12428. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27713151 (data acquisition, writing and editing the manuscript)

Fletcher NM, Awonuga AO, Abusamaan MS, Saed MG, Diamond, MP, Saed GM. Adhesion phenotype manifests an altered metabolic profile favoring glycolysis. Fert Stert. 2016 Jun;105(6):1628-1637. [Epub 2016 Feb 23]. PMID: 26920255.

Muqbil I, Aboukameel A, Elloul S, Carlson R, Senapedis W, Baloglu E, Kauffman M, Shacham S, Bhutani D, Zonder J, Azmi AS, Mohammad RM. Anti-tumor activity of selective inhibitor of nuclear export (SINE) compounds, is enhanced in non-Hodgkin lymphoma through combination with mTOR inhibitor and dexamethasone. Cancer Lett. 2016 Dec 28;383(2):309-317. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2016.09.016. PMID: 27693556

Nusrat O, Belotte J, Fletcher NM, Memaj I, Saed MG, Diamond MP, Saed GM. The Role of Angiogenesis in the Persistence of Chemoresistance in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Reprod Sci. 2016 Nov; 23(11):1484-1492. [Epub 2016 Apr 26]. PMID: 27122375.

Pearson C, Przklenk K, Mika V, Ayaz SI, Ellis M, Varade P, Tolomello R, Welch R. Utility of Point of Care Assessment of Platelet Reactivity (using the PFA-100®) to Aid in Diagnosis of Stroke. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016 Nov 15. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.11.036.

Saed GM, Fletcher NM, Diamond MP. The Creation of a Model for Ex Vivo Development of Postoperative Adhesions. Reprod Sci. 2016 May;23(5):610-2. [Epub 2015 Sep 25]. PMID: 26408397.

Seibel, Kimberly. 2016 "Bureaucratic Birthdates: Chronometric Old Age as Resource and Liability in U.S. Refugee Resettlement." Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees 32(3): 8-17. 

Sukari A, Muqbil I, Mohammad RM, Philip PA, Azmi AS. F-BOX proteins in cancer cachexia and muscle wasting: Emerging regulators and therapeutic opportunities. Semin Cancer Biol. 2016 Feb; 36:95-104.

van den Heuvel, M. I., & Thomason, M. E. (2016). Functional Connectivity of the Human Brain in Utero. Trends in cognitive sciences, 20(12), 931-939. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2016.10.001

Welch R, Ellis M, Lewis L, Ayaz SI, Mika V, Millis S, Papa L. Modeling the Kinetics of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein, Ubiquitin Carboxyl-Terminal Hydrolase-L1, and S100B Concentrations in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2016 Dec 28. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4772.

Wu K, Li L, Thakur C, Lu Y, Zhang X, Yi Z, et al. Proteomic Characterization of the World Trade Center dust-activated mdig and c-myc signaling circuit linked to multiple myeloma. Sci Rep. 2016;6(36305). PMID: 27833099


Anneken JH, Angoa-Pérez M, and Kuhn DM. "3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone prevents while methylone enhances methamphetamine-induced damage to dopamine nerve endings: β-ketoamphetamine modulation of neurotoxicity by the dopamine transporter." J Neurochem. 2015 Apr;133(2):211-22. doi: 10.1111/jnc.13048. Epub 2015 Mar 2.

Azmi AS, Muqbil I, Wu J, Aboukameel A, Senapedis W, Baloglu E, Bollig-Fischer A, Dyson G, Kauffman M, Landesman Y, Shacham S, Philip PA, Mohammad RM  Targeting the Nuclear Export Protein XPO1/CRM1 Reverses Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 5;5:16077. doi: 10.1038/srep16077

Belotte J, Fletcher NM, Alexis M, Morris R, Munkarah A, Diamond MP, Ghassan GM. Sox2 gene amplification significantly impacts Overall Survival in Serous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Reprod Sci. 2015 Jan;22(1):38-46. [Epub 2014 Jul 18]. PMID: 25038052. PMCID: PMC4275450.

Belotte J*, Fletcher NM*, Saed MG, Abusamaan MS, Dyson G, Diamond MP, Saed GM. A single nucleotide polymorphism in catalase is strongly associated with ovarian cancer survival. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 24;10(8):e0135739. *Denotes co-authorship. PMID: 26301412. PMC4547699.

Block KI, Gyllenhaal C, Lowe L, Amedei A, Amin AR, Amin A, Aquilano K, Arbiser J, Arreola A, Arzumanyan A, Ashraf SS, Azmi AS, Muqbil I, et al. Designing a broad-spectrum integrative approach for cancer prevention and treatment. Semin Cancer Biol. 2015 Dec; 35 Suppl:S276-304.

Fletcher NM, Awonuga AO, Neubauer BR, Abusamaan MS, Saed MG, Diamond MP, Saed GM. Shifting anaerobic to aerobic metabolism stimulates apoptosis through modulation of redox balance: potential intervention in the pathogenesis of postoperative adhesions. Fertil Steril. 2015 Oct;104(4):1022-9. [Epub 2015 Jul 26]. PMID: 26215756.

Kumar VA, Wilson SS, Ayaz SI, Levy PD. Targeted biological therapies reach the heart: the case of serelaxin for heart failure. Thomson Reuters: Drugs of Today. 2015 Oct; 51(10):591-7. DOI: 10.1358/dot.2015.51.10.2386731.

Mohammad RM, Muqbil I, Lowe L, Yedjou C, Husue Yun et al., Broad spectrum strategies to overcome resistance to apoptosis. Seminars in Cancer Biology 2015 Semin Cancer Biol. Semin Cancer Biol. 2015 Dec; 35 Suppl:S78-103.

Muqbil I, Mohammad RM. Selecting efficacious Bcl-2 family inhibitors for optimal clinical outcome. Ann Transl Med. 2015 Nov; 3(20):312. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2015.09.15.

Welch RD, Ayaz SI, Lewis LM, Unden J, Chen JY, Mika VH, Saville B, Tyndall JA, Nash M, Buki A, Barzo P, Hack D, Tortella FC, Schmid K,Hayes RL, Vossough A, Sweriduk ST, Bazarian JJ. Ability of Serum Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein, Ubiquitin C-Terminal Hydrolase-L1, and S100B to Differentiate Normal and Abnormal Head Computed Tomography Findings in Patients with Suspected Mild or Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2015 Oct 15. DOI:10.1089/neu.2015.4149.

Wilson S, Ayaz SI, Levy P. Relaxin: Review of Pharmacotherapy in Acute Heart Failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Mar; 35(3):315-27. DOI: 10.1002/phar.1548.


Awonuga AO, Belotte J, Abuanzeh S, Fletcher NM, Diamond MP, Saed GS. Advances in the pathogenesis of adhesion development: The role of oxidative stress. Reprod Sci. 2014 Feb 11;21(7):823-836. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 24520085. PMCID: PMC4107571.

Ayaz SI, Haque N, Pearson C, Medado P, Robinson D, Wahl R, Zervos M, O'Neil B. Nursing home-acquired pneumonia: course and management in the emergency department. International Journal of Emergency Medicine. May 2014; 7:19.

Ayaz SI, Thomas C, Kulek A, Tolomello R, Mika V, Robinson D, Medado P, Pearson C, Prichep L, O'Neil BJ. Comparison of Quantitative EEG to current clinical decision rules for Head CT use in acute mild traumatic brain injury in the ED. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014 Nov; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.11.015.

Belotte J, Fletcher NM, Awonuga AO, Alexis M, Abu-Soud HM, Saed MG, Diamond MP, Saed GM. The role of oxidative stress in the development of cisplatin resistance in epithelial ovarian cancer. Reprod Sci. 2014 Apr;21(4):503-8. [Epub 2013 Sep 27]. PMID: 24077440. PMCID: PMC3960837.

Chang Q, Chen B, Thakur C, Lu Y, Chen F. Arsenic-induced sub-lethal stress reprograms human bronchial epithelial cells to CD61 cancer stem cells. Oncotarget. 2014; 5(5):1290-303. PMID: 24675390

Detti L, Uhlmann RA, Zhang J, Diamond MP, Saed GM, Fletcher NM, Lu M, Williams LJ. Goserelin fosters bone elongation, but does not prevent ovarian damage, in cyclophosphamide-treated pre-pubertal mice. Fertil Steril. 2014 Apr;101(4):1157-64.e1. [Epub 2014 Jan 23]. PMID: 24462062.

Fletcher NM, Abuanzeh S, Saed MG, Diamond MP, Abu-Soud HM, and Saed GM. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase expression is differentially regulated to favor a pro-oxidant state that contributes to postoperative adhesion development. Reprod Sci. 2014 Feb 10;21(8):1050-1059. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24516041.

Fletcher NM, Awonuga AO, Saed MG, Abu-Soud HM, Diamond, MP, Saed GM. Lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, significantly reduces the development of the adhesion phenotype. Syst Biol Reprod Med., 2014 Feb;60(1):14-20, [Epub 2013 Nov 12]. PMID: 24219141.

Fletcher NM, Saed MG, Abuanzeh S, Abu-Soud HM, Al-Hendy A, Diamond MP, Saed GM. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase is differentially regulated in normal myometrium versus leiomyoma. Reprod Sci. 2014 Sep;21(9):1145-52. [Epub 2014 Feb 11]. PMID: 24520084.

Iraji A, Benson R, Welch R, Neil BJ, Woodard JL, Ayaz SI, Kulek A, Mika V, Medado P, Soltanian-Zadeh H, Liu T, Haacke EM, Kou Z. Resting State Functional Connectivity in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury at the Acute Stage: Independent Component and Seed Based Analyses. Journal of Neurotrauma. Oct 2014; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2014.3610.

Li L, Qiu P, Chen B, Lu Y, Wu K, Thakur C, et al. Reactive oxygen species contribute to arsenic-induced EZH2 phosphorylation in human bronchial epithelial cells and lung cancer cells. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2014; 276(3):165-70. PMID: 24582688

Muqbil I, Wu J, Aboukameel A, Mohammad RM, Azmi AS. Snail nuclear transport: the gateways regulating epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition? Semin Cancer Biol. 2014 Aug;27:39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2014.06.003. Epub 2014 Jun 17. PMID: 24954011; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4165636.

Sun J, Yu M, Lu Y, Thakur C, Chen B, Qiu P, et al. Carcinogenic metalloid arsenic induces expression of mdig oncogene through JNK and STAT3 activation. Cancer Lett. 2014;346(2):257-63. PMID: 24434654

Thakur C, Chen F. Current understanding of mdig/MINA in human cancers. Genes Cancer. 2015;6(7-8):288-302. PMID: 26413213

Thakur C, Lu Y, Sun J, Yu M, Chen B, Chen F. Increased expression of mdig predicts poorer survival of the breast cancer patients. Gene. 2014; 535(2):218-24. PMID: 24309373

Thakur C, Wolfarth M, Sun J, Zhang Y, Lu Y, Battelli L, et al. Oncoprotein mdig contributes to silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis by altering balance between Th17 and Treg T cells. Oncotarget. 2015;6(6):3722-36. PMID:25669985

Yu M, Sun J, Thakur C, Chen B, Lu Y, Zhao H, et al. Paradoxical roles of mineral dust induced gene on cell proliferation and migration/invasion. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2). PMID:24505346