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Principal Investigator




2015 Susana Helm UHM Helm S, Lee W, Hanakahi V, Gleason K, McCarthy K. Haumana using Photovoice with youth to develop a drug prevention program in a rural Hawaiian community. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2015;22(1):1-26. PMCID: PMC4401743
Satyesh Sinha CDU Qiao JH, Mishra V, Fishbein MC, Sinha SK, Rajavashisth TB. Multinucleated giant cells in atherosclerotic plaques of human carotid arteries: Identification of osteoclast-like cells and their specific proteins in artery wall. Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 2015 Dec;99(3):654-662. doi: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2015.11.010. Epub 2015 Nov 10. NIHMSID: 738452 PMCID: pending
2014 Wonsuk Yoo


Yoo W, Mayberry R, Bae S, He Q, Singh K. A study of effects of multicollinearity in the multivariable analysis. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 2014;4(5):9-19. PMCID: PMC4318006

Yoo W, De S, Wilkins T, Smith SA, Blumenthal D. Age, race and regional disparities in colorectal cancer incidence rates in Georgia between 2000 and 2012. Annals of Public Health and Research. 2016;3(2):1040. Published online 2016 March 11. PMCID: PMC4813800

Yoo W, Coughlin SS, Lillard JW. Trends in cancer incidence rates in Georgia, 1982–2011. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association. 2015 Summer; 5(1): 96-100. PMCID: PMC4554540

Yoo W, Smith SA, Coughlin SS. Evaluation of genetic risk scores for prediction of dichotomous outcomes. International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics. 2015; 6(1):1-8. Published online 2015 September 9. PMCID: PMC4572087

Pablo Vivas-Mejia


Echevarría-Vargas IM, Valiyeva F, Vivas-Mejía PE. Upregulation of miR-21 in cisplatin resistant ovarian cancer via JNK-1/c-Jun pathway. PLoS One. 2014 May 27;9(5):e97094. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097094. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2014;9(12):e116447. PMID: 24865582 PMCID: PMC4035252.

Rivera-Díaz M, Miranda-Román MA, Soto D, Quintero-Aguilo M, Ortiz-Zuazaga H, Marcos-Martinez MJ, Vivas-Mejía PE. MicroRNA-27a distinguishes glioblastoma multiforme from diffuse and anaplastic astrocytomas and has prognostic value.Am J Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 15;5(1):201-18. eCollection 2015.PMID:25628931 PMCID: PMC4030691.


Wen Y, Graybill WS, Previs RA, Hu W, Ivan C, Mangala LS, Zand B, Nick AM, Jennings NB, Dalton HJ, Sehgal V, Ram P, Lee JS, Vivas-Mejia PE, Coleman RL, Sood AK.

Immunotherapy targeting folate receptor induces cell death associated with autophagy in ovarian cancer.Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jan 15;21(2):448-59. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-1578. Epub 2014 Nov 21.PMID:25416196 PMCID: PMC4297546.


Frederick Bellinger UHM Rueli RHLH, Parubrub AC, Dewing AST, Hashimoto AC, Bellinger MT, Weeber EJ, Uyehara-Lock JH, White LR, Berry MJ, Bellinger FP. Increased selenoprotein P in choroid plexus and cerebrospinal fluid in Alzheimer’s disease brain. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2015; 44(2):379-383. doi: 10.3233/JAD-141755. PMCID: PMC4419036

Lawrence JL, Tong M, Alfulaij N, Sherrin T, Contarino M, White MM, Bellinger FP, Todorovic C, Nichols RA. Regulation of presynaptic Ca2+, synaptic plasticity and contextual fear conditioning by a N-terminal β-amyloid fragment. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014 Oct 22;34(43):14210-14218. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0326-14.2014. PMCID: PMC4205547

Leng Chee Chang


Miklossy G, Youn UJ, Yue P, Zhang M, Chen CH, Hilliard TS, Paladino D, Li Y, Choi J, Sarkaria JN, Kawakami JK, Wongwiwatthananukit S, Chen Y, Sun D, Chang LC, Turkson J. Hirsutinolide series inhibit Stat3 activity, alter GCN1, MAP1B, Hsp105, G6PD, vimentin, TrxR1, and importin α-2 expression, and induce antitumor effects against human glioma. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 2015 Oct 8;58(19):7734-7748. doi:10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b00686. Epub 2015 Sep 17. PMCID: PMC4834983


Edward Agyare FAMU

Suranganie Dharmawardhane UPR

Udofot O, Affram K, Israel B, Agyare E Cytotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil-loaded pH-sensitive liposomal nanoparticles in colorectal cancer cell lines. Integrative Cancer Science and Therapeutics. 2015;2(5):245-252. Published online 2015 October 9. PMCID: PMC4681526

Affram K, Udofot O, Cat A, Agyare E. In vitro and in vivo antitumor activity of gemcitabine loaded thermosensitive liposomal nanoparticles and mild hyperthermia in pancreatic cancer. International Journal of Advanced Research (Indore). 2015 Oct;3(10):859-874. PMCID: PMC4677791

Affram K, Udofot O, Agyare E. Cytotoxicity of gemcitabine-loaded thermosensitive liposomes in pancreatic cancer cell lines. Integrative Cancer Science and Therapeutics. 2015;2(2):133-142. Published online 2015 April 16. PMCID: PMC4469203




Castillo-Pichardo L, Humphries-Bickley T, De La Parra C, Forestier-Roman I,Martinez-Ferrer M, Hernandez E Vlaar C, Ferrer-Acosta Y, Washington A, Cubano L, Rodriguez-Orengo J, Dharmawardhane S. The Rac inhibitor EHop-016 Inhibits Mammary Tumor Growth And Metastasis In A Nude Mouse Model Translational Oncology PMID: 25389450 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4225654 .


Humphries-Bickley, T, Castillo-Pichardo, L, Corujo-Carro, F, Duconge, J, Hernandez-O’Farrill, E, Vlaar,C, Rodriguez-Orengo, J, Cubano, L, and Dharmawardhane , S. Pharmacokinetics of Rac Inhibitor EHop-016 in Mice by Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry. 2015, , Journal Chromatography B, PMCID: PMC4306626


Lily Cheung



Cheung LK, Lal LS, Chow DS, Sherman V. Racial disparity in short-term outcomes after gastric bypass surgery. Obesity Surgery 2013;23:2096-2103. PMID: 23868139
2011 Jun Panee



Higa JK, Liang Z, Williams PG, Panee J. Phyllostachys edulis compounds inhibit palmitic acid-induced monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) production. PLoS One 2012;7(9):e45082. PMCID: PMC3445604

Panee J. Monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) in obesity and diabetes. Cytokine 2012;60:1-12. PMCID: PMC3437929

Higa JK, Liu W, Berry MJ, Panee J. Supplement of bamboo extract lowers serum monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 concentration in mice fed a high fat diet. British Journal of Nutrition 2011;106:1810-1813. PMCID: PMC3437929

Cedomir Todorovic


Murthy SR, Sherrin T, Jansen C, Nijholt I, Robles M, Dolga AM, Andreotti N, Sabatier JM, Knaus HG, Penner R, Todorovic C, Blank T. Small-conductance Ca2+-activated potassium type 2 channels regulate the formation of contextual fear memory. PLoS One. 2015 May 4;10(5):e0127264. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127264. eCollection 2015. PMCID: PMC4418695

Lawrence JL, Tong M, Alfulaij N, Sherrin T, Contarino M, White MM, Bellinger FP, Todorovic C, Nichols RA. Regulation of presynaptic Ca2+, synaptic plasticity and contextual fear conditioning by a N-terminal β-amyloid fragment. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014 Oct 22;34(43):14210-14218. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0326-14.2014. PMCID: PMC4205547

Huan Xie


Xie H, Goins B, Bao A, Zheng Wang J, Phillips WT. Effects of intra-tumoral administration on bio-distribution of 64Cu-labeled nanoshells. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2012;7:2227-2238. PMCID: PMC3356223

Liang S, Bian X, Ma J, Arogunjo M, Deorukhkar AA, Krishnan S, Xie H. Development and validation of a sensitive LC/MS/MS method for the determination of γ-tocotrienol in rat plasma: application to pharmacokinetic studies. Biomedical Chromatography 2013;27:58-66. PMCID: PMC3696499

Liang S, Bian X, Sivils J, Neckers LM, Cox MB, Xie H. Quantification of a new anti-cancer molecule MJC13 using a rapid, sensitive, and reliable liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method. American Journal of Modern Chromatography. 2014;1(1):1-11. PMCID: PMC4292881



2010 Anthony Archibong


Archibong AE, Ramesh A, Inyang F, Niaz MS, Hood DB, Kopsombut P. Endocrine disruptive actions of inhaled benzo(a)pyrene on ovarian function and fetal survival in fisher F-344 adult rats. Reproductive Toxicology 2012;34:635-643. PMCID: PMC3513493
Katilyn Csiszar


Laczko R, Szauter KM, Csiszar K, LOXL1-associated candidate epithelial pathomechanisms in exfoliation glaucoma. Journal of Glaucoma. 2014 Oct-Nov;23(8 Suppl 1):S43-47. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000105. PMCID: PMC4205763
Robert DottinHunter



Fleming ES, Perkins J, Easa D, Conde JG, Baker RS, Southerland WM, Dottin R, Benabe JE, Ofili EO, Bond VC, McClure SA, Sayre MH, Beanan MJ, Norris KC. Addressing health disparities through multiinstitutional, multidisciplinary collaboratories. Ethnicity and Disease. 2008,Spring;18(2 Suppl 2):S2-161-167. PMCID: PMC2705198

Fleming ES, Perkins J, Easa D, Conde JG, Baker RS, Southerland WM, Dottin R, Benabe JE, Ofili EO, Bond VC, McClure SA, Sayre MH, Beanan MJ, Norris KC. The role of translational research in addressing health disparities: a conceptual framework. Ethnicity and Disease. 2008 Spring;18(2 Suppl 2):S2-155-160. PMCID: PMC2705204

Ofili EO, Fair A, Norris K, Verbalis JG, Poland R, Bernard G, Stephens DS, Dubinett SM, Imperato-McGinley J, Dottin RP, Pulley J, West A, Brown A, Mellman TA. Models of interinstitutional partnerships between research-intensive universities and minority serving institutions (MSI) across the Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium. Clinical and Translational Science. 2013 December;6(6):435-443. Published online 2013 October 3. doi: 10.1111/cts.12118 PMCID: PMC4038384

Ana M. Espino


Caban-Hernandez K, Gaudier JF, Espino AM. Characterization and differential expression of a ferritin protein from Fasciola hepatica. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 2012;182:54-61. PMCID: PMC3277670

Figueroa-Santiago O, Delgado B, Espino AM. Fasciola hepatica saposin-like protein-2-based ELISA for the serodiagnosis of chronic human fascioliasis. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2011;70:355-361. PMCID: PMC3260655

Gaudier JF, Caban-Hernandez K, Osuna A, Espino AM. Biochemical characterization and differential expression of a 16.5-kilodalton tegument-associated antigen from the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 2012;19:325-333. PMCID: PMC3294618

Morales A, Espino AM. Evaluation and characterization of Fasciola hepatica tegument protein extract for serodiagnosis of human fascioliasis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 2012;19:1870-1878. PMCID: PMC3491547

Xinbin Gu



Zhang Y, Barnes AN, Zhu X, Campbell NF, Gao R. Quantification of thiopurine/UVA-induced singlet oxygen production. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology 2011;224:16-24. PMCID: PMC3210580

Li W, Lu W, Fan Z, Zhu X, Reed A, Newton B, Zhang Y, Courtney S, Tiyyagura PT, Li S, Butler E, Yu H, Ray PC, Gao R. Enhanced photodynamic selectivity of nano-silica-attached porphyrins against breast cancer cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012;22:12701-12708. PMCID: PMC3501744

Aggarwal A, Thompson S, Singh S, Newton B, Moore A, Gao R, Gu X, Mukherjee S, Drain CM. Photophysics of glycosylated derivatives of a chlorin, isobacteriochlorin and bacteriochlorin for photodynamic theragnostics: Discovery of a two-photon-absorbing photosensitizer. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 2014 Mar-Apr;90(2):419-430. doi: 10.1111/php.12179. Epub 2013 Nov 28. PMCID: PMC3959241

William E. Haskins


Raphael I, Mahesula S, Kalsaria K, Kotagiri V, Purkar AB, Anjanappa M, Shah D, Pericherla V, Jadhav YL, Raghunathan R, Vaynberg M, Noriega D, Grimaldo NH, Wenk C, Gelfond JA, Forsthuber TG, Haskins WE. Microwave and magnetic (M(2) proteomics of the experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis animal model of multiple sclerosis. Electrophoresis 2012;33:3810-3819. PMCID: PMC3703760

Mahesula S, Raphael I, Raghunathan R, Kalsaria K, Kotagiri V, Purkar AB, Anjanappa M, Shah D, Pericherla V, Jadhav YL, Gelfond JA, Forsthuber TG, Haskins WE. Immunoenrichment microwave and magnetic proteomics for quantifying CD47 in the experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis model of multiple sclerosis. Electrophoresis. 2012 Dec;33(24):3820-3829. doi: 10.1002/elps.201200515. PMCID: PMC3724470

Raphael I, Mahesula S, Purkar A, Black D, Catala A, Gelfond JA, Forsthuber TG, Haskins WE. Microwave & magnetic (M2) proteomics reveals CNS-specific protein expression waves that precede clinical symptoms of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

Scientific Reports. 2014 Sep 3;4:6210. doi: 10.1038/srep06210. PMCID: PMC4152753

Evans TM, Van Remmen H, Purkar A, Mahesula S, Gelfond JA, Sabia M, Qi W, Lin AL, Jaramillo CA, Haskins WE. Microwave & magnetic (M2) proteomics of a mouse model of mild traumatic brain injury. Translational Proteomics. 2014 Jun 1;3:10-321. PMCID: PMC4492171

Ortiz C, Morales L, Sastre M, Haskins WE, Matta J. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity assessment of sandalwood essential oil in human breast cell lines MCF-7 and MCF-10A. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2016;2016:3696232. doi: 10.1155/2016/3696232. Epub 2016 May 11. PMCID: PMC4879231

Mandip Sachdeva


Patel AR, Chougule MB, I T, Patlolla R, Wang G, Singh M. Efficacy of aerosolized celecoxib encapsulated nanostructured lipid carrier in non-small cell lung cancer in combination with docetaxel. Pharmaceutical Research 2013;30:1435-1446. PMCID: PMC3618607
Suwit Somponpun


Somponpun SJ, Wong B, Hynd TE, Fogelgren B, Lozanoff S. Osmoregulatory defect in adult mice associated with deficient prenatal expression of six2. American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 2011;301:R682-R689. PMCID: PMC3174753
Asikiya Walcourt


Sana TR, Gordon DB, Fischer SM, Tichy SE, Kitagawa N, Lai C, Gosnell WL, Chang SP. Global mass spectrometry based metabolomics profiling of erythrocytes infected with Plasmodium falciparum. PLoS One 2013;8:e60840. PMCID: PMC3621881


Jorge N. Artaza



Artaza JN, Sirad F, Ferrini MG, Norris KC. 1,25(OH)2 vitamin D3 inhibits cell proliferation by promoting cell cycle arrest without inducing apoptosis and modifies cell morphology of mesenchymal multipotent cells. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2010;119:73-83. PMCID: PMC2828517

Sirad F, Hlaing S, Kovanecz I, Artaza JN, Garcia LA, Rajfer J, Ferrini MG. Sildenafil promotes smooth muscle preservation and ameliorates fibrosis through modulation of extracellular matrix and tissue growth factor gene expression after bilateral cavernosal nerve resection in the rat. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2011;8:1048-1060. PMCID:


Artaza JN, Contreras S, Garcia LA, Mehrotra R, Gibbons G, Shohet R, Martins D, Norris KC. Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: potential role in health disparities. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2011;22:23-38. PMCID: PMC3417128

Garcia LA, King KK, Ferrini MG, Norris KC, Artaza JN. 1,25(OH)2 Vitamin D3 stimulates myogenic differentiation by inhibiting cell proliferation and modulating the expression of promyogenic growth factors and myostatin in C2C12 skeletal muscle cells. Endocrinology 2011;152:2976-2986. PMCID: PMC3138228

Garcia LA, Ferrini MG, Norris KC, Artaza JN. 1,25(OH)(2) vitamin D(3) enhances myogenic differentiation by modulating the expression of key angiogenic growth factors and angiogenic inhibitors in C(2)C(12) skeletal muscle cells. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2013;133:1-11. PMCID: PMC3513642

Hlaing SM, Garcia LA, Kovanecz I, Martinez RA, Shah S, Artaza JN, Ferrini MG. Sildenafil promotes neuroprotection of the pelvic ganglia neurones after bilateral cavernosal nerve resection in the rat. BJU International 2013;111:159-170. PMCID: PMC354804

Martins D, Meng YX, Tareen N, Artaza J, Lee JE, Farodolu C, Gibbons G, Norris K. The Effect of short term vitamin D supplementation on the inflammatory and oxidative mediators of arterial stiffness. Health (Irvine Calif). 2014 Jun;6(12):1503-1511. PMCID: PMC4260399

Hlaing SM, Garcia LA, Contreras JR, Norris KC, Ferrini MG, Artaza JN. 1,25-Vitamin D3 promotes cardiac differentiation through modulation of the WNT signaling pathway.

Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 2014 Dec;53(3):303-317. doi: 10.1530/JME-14-0168. Epub 2014 Aug 19. PMCID: PMC4198487

Garcia LA, Hlaing SM, Gutierrez RA, Sanchez MD, Kovanecz I, Artaza JN, Ferrini MG.

Sildenafil attenuates inflammation and oxidative stress in pelvic ganglia neurons after bilateral cavernosal nerve damage. International Journal of Molecular Science. 2014 Sep 26;15(10):17204-20. doi: 10.3390/ijms151017204. PMCID: PMC4227157

Aaron T. Ohta


Hu W, Fan Q, Ishii KS, Ohta AT. An optically controlled 3D cell culturing system. Advances in Optoelectronics 2011 Jan 1;2011. pii: 253989. Epub 2011 Sep 12. PMCID: PMC3373019
Qiyi Tang


Cosme-Cruz R, Martinez FP, Perez KJ, Tang Q. H2B homology region of major immediate-early protein 1 is essential for murine cytomegalovirus to disrupt nuclear domain 10, but is not important for viral replication in cell culture. Journal of General Virology 2011;92:2006-2019. PMCID: PMC3353387

Cosme-Cruz R, Martinez FP, Tang Q. Functional interaction of nuclear domain 10 and its components with cytomegalovirus after infections: cross-species host cells versus native cells. PLoS One 2011;6:e19187. PMCID: PMC3084273

Martinez FP, Tang Q. Leucine zipper domain is required for Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) K-bZIP protein to interact with histone deacetylase and is important for KSHV replication. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2012;287:15622-15634. PMCID: PMC3346108

Rivera-Molina YA, Rojas BR, Tang Q. Nuclear domain 10-associated proteins recognize and segregate intranuclear DNA/protein complexes to negate gene expression. Virology Journal 2012;9:222. PMCID: PMC3502357

Perez KJ, Martínez FP, Cosme-Cruz R, Perez-Crespo NM, Tang Q. A short cis-acting motif in the M112-113 promoter region is essential for IE3 to activate M112-113 gene expression and is important for murine cytomegalovirus replication. Journal of Virology 2013;87:2639-2647. PMCID: PMC3571397

Selariu A, Cheng T, Tang Q, Silver B, Yang L, Liu C, Ye X, Markus A, Goldstein RS, Cruz-Cosme RS, Lin Y, Wen L, Qian H, Han J, Dulal K, Huang Y, Li Y, Xia N, Zhu H. ORF7 of varicella-zoster virus is a neurotropic factor. Journal of Virology 2012;86:8614-8624. PMCID: PMC3421744

Sheba George


George S, Moran E, Duran N, Jenders RA. Using animation as an information tool to advance health research literacy among minority participants. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013 Nov 16;2013:475-484. eCollection 2013. PMCID: PMC3900192

George S, Duran N, Norris K. A systematic review of barriers and facilitators to minority research participation among African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders. American Journal of Public Health. 2014 Feb;104(2):e16-31. PMCID: PMC3935672

Antonio Martins


Martins AH, Hu J, Xu Z, Mu C, Alvarez P, Ford BD, El Sayed K, Eterovic VA, Ferchmin PA, Hao J. Neuroprotective activity of (1S,2E,4R,6R,-7E,11E)-2,7,11-cembratriene-4,6-diol (4R) in vitro and in vivo in rodent models of brain ischemia. Neuroscience. 2015 Apr 16;291:250-259. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.02.001. Epub 2015 Feb 10. PMCID: PMC4369428Ferchmin PA, Andino M, Reyes Salaman R, Alves J, Velez-Roman J, Cuadrado B, Carrasco M, Torres-Rivera W, Segarra A, Martins AH, Lee JE, Eterovic VA. 4R-cembranoid protects against diisopropylfluorophosphate-mediated neurodegeneration.

Neurotoxicology. 2014 Sep;44:80-90. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2014.06.001. Epub 2014 Jun 10. PMCID: PMC176603

Berríos VO, Boukli NM, Rodriguez JW, Negraes PD, Schwindt TT, Trujillo CA, Oliveira SL, Cubano LA, Ferchmin PA, Eterović VA, Ulrich H, Martins AH. Paraoxon and pyridostigmine interfere with neural stem cell differentiation. Neurochemical Research. 2015 Oct;40(10):2091-2101. doi: 10.1007/s11064-015-1548-7. Epub 2015 Mar 11. PMCID: PMC4567516

Valerie Wonja UPR Agsalda-Garcia M, Shiramizu B, Melendez L, Plaud M, Liang CY, Wojna V. Different levels of HIV DNA copy numbers in cerebrospinal fluid cellular subsets. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2013 Nov;24(4 Suppl):8-16. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0010. PMCID: PMC3844931

Khan MB, Lang MJ, Huang MB, Raymond A, Bond VC, Shiramizu B, Powell MD. Nef exosomes isolated from the plasma of individuals with HIV-associated dementia (HAD) can induce Aβ1-42 secretion in SH-SY5Y neural cells. Journal of Neurovirology. 2016 Apr;22(2):179-190. PMCID: PMC4783240


Cluster Initiated Publications that Acknowledge RTRN Support (4)



Cardio Cluster Yazdanshenas H, Bazargan M, Jones L, Vawer M, Seto TB, Farooq S, Taira DA. Engaging gatekeeper-stakeholders in development of a mobile health intervention to improve medication adherence among African American and Pacific Islander elderly patients with hypertension. JMIR Mhealth and Uhealth. 2016 Oct 26;4(4):e116. PMCID: PMC5103104

Bazargan M, Yazdanshenas H, Han S, Orum G. Inappropriate medication use among underserved elderly African Americans. Journal of Aging and Health. 2016 Feb;28(1):118-138. doi: 10.1177/0898264315589571. PMCID: PMC4783142

HIV Cluster Khan MB, Lang MJ, Huang MB, Raymond A, Bond VC, Shiramizu B, Powell MD. Nef exosomes isolated from the plasma of individuals with HIV-associated dementia (HAD) can induce Aβ(1-42) secretion in SH-SY5Y neural cells. Journal of Neurovirology. 2016 Apr;22(2):179-190. doi: 10.1007/s13365-015-0383-6. PMCID: PMC4783240

Konadu KA, Chu J, Huang MB, Amancha PK, Armstrong W, Powell MD, Villinger F, Bond VC. Association of cytokines with exosomes in the plasma of HIV-1-seropositive individuals. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015 Jun 1;211(11):1712-1716. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu676. PMCID: PMC4447830

Publications by Non-Pilot Project Awardees that Acknowledge RTRN Support (2)

2013 CEA José Rodriguez-Medina


Santiago E, Akamine P, Snider J, Wong V, Jessulat M, Deineko V, Gagarinova A, Aoki H, Minic Z, Phanse S, San Antonio A, Cubano LA, Rymond BC, Babu M, Stagljar I, Rodriguez-Medina JR. Novel interactome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae myosin type II identified by a modified integrated membrane yeast two-hybrid (iMYTH) screen. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 May 3;6(5):1469-1474. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.026609. PMCID: PMC4856097
2013 CEA Linette Castillo-Pichardo


Castillo-Pichardo L, Humphries-Bickley T, De La Parra C, Forestier-Roman I,

Martinez-Ferrer M, Hernandez E, Vlaar C, Ferrer-Acosta Y, Washington A, Cubano L, Rodriguez-Orengo J, Dharmawardhane S. The Rac inhibitor EHop-016 inhibits mammary tumor growth and metastasis in a nude mouse model. Translational Oncology 2014 Oct;7(5):546–555. PMCID: PMC4225654