RCMI CC Publications Acknowledging RCMI CC Grant Support U54RR022762 or U54MD008149 (178)




Annangi S, Nutalapati S, Foreman MG, Pillai R, Flenaugh EL. Potential racial disparities using current lung cancer screening guidelines. Journal of Racial Ethnicity Health Disparities. 2019 Feb;6(1):22-26. doi: 10.1007/s40615-018-0492-z. PMID:29729002. PMCID pending

Balasubramaniam M, Zhou J, Addai A, Martinez P, Pandhare J, Aiken C, Dash C. PF74 Inhibits HIV-1 Integration by Altering the Composition of the Preintegration Complex. Journal of Virology. 2019 Mar 5;93(6). pii: e01741-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01741-18. Print 2019 Mar 15. PMCID: PMC6401427

El-Zailik A, Cheung LK, Wang Y, Sherman V, Chow DS. Simultaneous LC-MS/MS analysis of simvastatin, atorvastatin, rosuvastatin and their active metabolites for plasma samples of obese patients underwent gastric bypass surgery. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 2019 Feb 5;164:258-267. doi: 10.1016/j.jpba. 2018. 10.045. PMCID: PMC6298799

Estiri H, Klann JG, Weiler SR, Alema-Mensah E, Applegate RJ, Lozinski G, Patibandla N, Wei K, Adams WG, Natter MD, Ofili EO, Ostasiewski B, Quarshie A, Rosenthal GE, Bernstam EV, Mandl KD, Murphy SN. A Federated EHR Network Data Completeness Tracking System Journal of Amerian Medical Information Association. 2019 Jul; 26(7): 637–645. Published online 2019 Mar 29. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocz014 PMCID: PMC6586954

Graulau RE, Banna J, Campos M, Gibby CLK, Palacios C; Amount, Preparation and Type of Formula Consumed and Its Association with Weight Gain in Infants Participating in the WIC Program in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Nutrients. 2019 Mar; 11(3): 695. 24. doi: 10.3390/nu11030695 PMCID: PMC6471683

Hayes T, Sharma S, Shahbazi M, Sung JH, Bennett R, Reese-Smith J. The evaluation of a fourth-generation multi-theory model (MTM) based intervention to initiate and sustain physical activity. Health Promotion Perspective. 2019;9(1):13-23. doi: 10.15171/hpp.2019.02. PMCID: PMC6377703

Kataoka-Yahiro M, Davis J, Gandhi K, Rhee CM, Page V. Asian Americans & chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative cohort. BMC Nephrology. 2019 Jan 9;20(1):10. doi: 10.1186/s12882-018-1145-5. PMCID: PMC6327460

Loo LWM, Gao C, Shvetsov YB, Okoro DR, Hernandez BY, Bargonetti J. MDM2, MDM2-C, and mutant p53 expression influence breast cancer survival in a multiethnic population. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 2019 Feb;174(1):257-269. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-5065-7. PMCID: PMC6530987

Ofili EO, Schanberg LE, Hutchinson B, Sogade F, Fergus I, Duncan P, Hargrove J, Artis A, Onyekwere O, Batchelor W, Williams M, Oduwole A, Onwuanyi A, Ojutalayo F, Cross JA, Seto TB, Okafor H, Pemu P, Immergluck L, Foreman M, Mensah EA, Quarshie A, Mubasher M, Baker A, Ngare A, Dent A, Malouhi M, Tchounwou P, Lee J, Hayes T, Abdelrahim M, Sarpong D, Fernandez-Repollet E, Sodeke SO, Hernandez A, Thomas K, Dennos A, Smith D, Gbadebo D, Ajuluchikwu J, Kong BW, McCollough C, Weiler SR, Natter MD, Mandl KD, Murphy S. The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) Cardiovascular Implementation Study (CVIS): A Research Registry Integrating Social Determinants to Support Care for Underserved Patients. International Journal of Environmental Research Public Health. 2019 May 10;16(9). pii: E1631. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16091631. PMCID: PMC6539418


Amaro-Rivera K, López-Cepero A, Diaz B, Lee JE, Palacios C. Micronutrient intake and the contribution of dietary supplements in Hispanic infants. Journal of Dietary Supplements. 2018 Mar 4;15(2):129-139. doi: 10.1080/19390211.2017.1330300. PMCID: PMC5726950

Bhatt SP, Kim YI, Harrington KF, Hokanson JE, Lutz SM, Cho MH, DeMeo DL, Wells JM, Make BJ, Rennard SI, Washko GR, Foreman MG, Tashkin DP, Wise RA, Dransfield MT, Bailey WC; COPD Gene Investigators. Smoking duration alone provides stronger risk estimates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than pack-years. Thorax. 2018 May;73(5):414-421. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210722. PMCID: PMC5903957

 Carr LL, Jacobson S, Lynch DA, Foreman MG, Flenaugh EL, Hersh CP, Sciurba FC, Wilson DO, Sieren JC, Mulhall P, Kim V, Kinsey CM, Bowler RP. Features of COPD as predictors of lung cancer. Chest. 2018 Jun;153(6):1326-1335. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.01.049. PMCID: PMC6026288

Chen LS, Zawertailo L, Piasecki TM, Kaprio J, Foreman M, Elliott HR, David SP, Bergen AW, Baurley JW, Tyndale RF, Baker TB, Bierut LJ, Saccone NL, Genetics and Treatment Workgroup of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). Leveraging genomic data in smoking cessation trials in the era of precision medicine: why and how. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2018 Mar 6;20(4):414-424. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx097. PMCID: PMC5896450

Copeland CR, Nath H, Terry NLJ, Wilson CG, Kim YI, Lynch DA, Bodduluri S, Wells JM, Dransfield MT, Díaz AA, Washko GR, Foreman MG, Bhatt SP; Genetic Epidemiology of COPD (COPDGene) Investigators. Paratracheal paraseptal emphysema and expiratory central airway collapse in smokers. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2018 Apr;15(4):479-484. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201709-713OC. PMCID: PMC5879141


Estape ES, Quarshie A, Segarra B, San Martin M, Ríos R, Martínez K, Ali J, Nwagwu U, Ofili E, Pemu P. Promoting diversity in the Clinical and Translational Research workforce. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2018 May 10. pii: S0027-9684(17)30249-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jnma.2018.03.010. PMCID: PMC30129489

Foreman MG, Flenaugh EL. Response. Chest. 2018 Feb;153(2):567. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.05.021. PMCID: PMC6026259

Gibby CLK, Palacios C, Campos M, Lim E, Banna J. Breastfeeding discontinuation not associated with maternal pregravid BMI but associated with Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander race in Hawai’i and Puerto Rico WIC participants. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2018 Jul 13. doi: 10.1007/s10995-018-2587-x. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02903186. PMCID: 6330252

Gibby CLK, Palacios C, Campos M, Lim E, Banna J. Associations between gestational weight gain and rate of infancy weight gain in Hawai‘i and Puerto Rico WIC participants. BMC Obesity. 2018;5:41. doi: 10.1186/s40608-018-0219-z. PMCID: PMC6276143

Hall M, Engler J, Hemming J, Alema-Mensah E, Baez A, Lawson K, Quarshie A, Stiles J, Pemu P, Thompson W, Paulsen D, Smith A, Ofili E. Using a virtual community (the Health Equity Learning Collaboratory) to support early-stage investigators pursuing grant funding. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Oct 30;15(11). pii: E2408. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112408. PMCID: PMC6265982

Hedges JR, Soliman KFA, D’Amour G, Liang D, Rodríguez-Díaz CE, Thompson K, Romaguera J, Rabionet Sabater SE, Yanagihara R. Academic response to storm related natural disasters—lessons learned. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Aug; 15(8): 1768. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081768. PMCID: PMC6122070

Husaini BA, Taira D, Norris K, Adhish SV, Moonis M, Levine R. Depression effects on hospital cost of heart failure patients in California: An analysis by ethnicity and gender. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 2018 Jan-Mar; 43(1): 49–52. doi: 10.4103/ijcm.IJCM_151_17. PMCID: PMC5842475

Israel BB, Tilghman SL, Parker-Lemieux K, Payton-Stewart F. Phytochemicals: current strategies for treating breast cancer. Oncology Letters. 2018 May; 15(5): 7471–7478. doi: 10.3892/ol.2018.8304. PMCID: PMC5943681

Lee JE, Sung JH, Sarpong D, Efird JT, Tchounwou PB, Ofili E, Norris K. Knowledge management for fostering biostatistical collaboration within a research network: The RCMI CC Case Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Nov; 15(11): 2533. doi: 10.3390/ijerph 15112533. PMCID: PMC6266008

Manciu M, Hosseini S, Di Desidero T, Allegrini G, Falcone A, Bocci G, Kirken RA, Francia G. Optimization of biomarkers-based classification scores as progression-free survival predictors: an intuitive graphical representation. Future Science OA. 2018 Dec; 4(10): FSO346. doi: 10.4155/fsoa-2018-0020. PMCID: PMC6234460

Morel C, Sherrin T, Kennedy NJ, Forest KH, Avcioglu Barutcu S, Robles M, Carpenter-Hyland E, Alfulaij N, Standen CL, Nichols RA, Benveniste M, Davis RJ, Todorovic C. JIP1-mediated JNK activation negatively regulates synaptic plasticity and spatial memory. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2018 Apr 11;38(15):3708-3728. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1913-17.2018. PMCID: PMC5895995

Norris KC, Olabisi O, Barnett ME, Meng YX, Martins D, Obialo C, Lee JE, Nicholas SB. The role of Vitamin D and oxidative stress in chronic kidney disease. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Nov 30;15(12). pii: E2701. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15122701. PMCID: PMC6313800

Norris KC, Edwina Barnett M, Meng YX, Martins D, Nicholas SB, Gibbons GH, Lee JE. Rationale and design of a placebo controlled randomized trial to assess short term, high-dose oral cholecalciferol on select laboratory and genomic responses in African Americans with hypovitaminosis D. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018 Sep;72:20-25. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.07.006. PMCID: PMC6133748

Obialo CI, Ofili EO, Norris KC. Statins and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease: Reaffirmation vs. Repudiation International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Dec 4;15(12). pii: E2733. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15122733. PMCID: PMC6313656

Oda R, Shiramizu B, Agsalda-Garcia M, Kettlewell J, Wojna, V. In-Vitro blood brain barrier modeling adapted for peripheral blood mononuclear cell transmigration from HIV-positive patients for clinical research on therapeutic drug-intervention. Puerto Rico Health Science Journal. 2018 Sep;37(3):1781. PMCID: PMC6129984

Palacios C, Campos M, Gibby C, Meléndez M, Lee JE, Banna J. Effect of a multi-site trial using short message service (SMS) on infant feeding practices and weight gain in low-income minorities. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2018 Sep-Oct;37(7):605-613. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2018.1454353. PMCID: PMC6317355

Rollins L, Sy A, Crowell N, Rivers D, Miller A, Cooper P, Teague D, Jackson C, Henry Akintobi T, Ofili E. Learning and Action in Community Health: Using the health belief model to assess and educate African American community residents about participation in clinical research. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 Aug 28;15(9). pii: E1862. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15091862. PMCID: PMC6163739

Saccone NL, Baurley JW, Bergen AW, David SP, Elliott HR, Foreman MG, Kaprio J, Piasecki TM, Relton CL, Zawertailo L, Bierut LJ, Tyndale RF, Chen LS; Genetics and Treatment Networks of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). The value of biosamples in smoking cessation trials: A review of genetic, metabolomic, and epigenetic findings. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2018 Mar 6;20(4):403-413. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx096. PMCID: PMC5896536

Sentell TL, Shen C, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Southerland J, King MH, Taira DA. Racial/ethnic differences in those accompanying medicare patients to the doctor: insights from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2018 Aug;20(4):776-783. doi: 10.1007/s10903-017-0582-8. PMCID: PMC5656534

Soon R, McGuire K, Salcedo J, Kaneshiro B. Immediate versus delayed insertion of the levonorgestrel intrauterine device in postpartum adolescents: a randomized pilot study. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2018 Mar;77(3):60-65. PMCID: PMC5845021

Point-of-Care Determination of Acetaminophen Levels with Multi-Hydrogen Bond Manipulated Single-Molecule Recognition (eMuHSiR) Zhang Y, Huang Z, Wang L, Wang C, Zhang C, Wiese T, Wang G, Riley K, Wang Z. Analytical Chemistry 2018 Apr 3; 90(7):47334740. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b05361 PMCID: PMC6556375


Anderson CM, Monardo R, Soon R, Lum J, Tschann M, Kaneshiro B. Patient communication, satisfaction, and trust before and after use of a standardized birth plan. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2017 Nov;76(11):305-309. PMCID: PMC5694973

Banna J, Campos M, Gibby C, Graulau RE, Meléndez M, Reyes A, Lee JE, Palacios C. Multi-site trial using short mobile messages (SMS) to improve infant weight in low-income minorities: Development, implementation, lessons learned and future applications. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2017;62:56-60. PMCID: PMC5641256

Bazargan M, Smith J, Movassaghi M, Martins D, Yazdanshenas H, Mortazavi SS, Orum G. Polypharmacy among underserved older African American adults. Journal of Aging Research. 2017; 2017: 6026358. doi: 10.1155/2017/6026358. PMCID: PMC5463153

Bazargan M, Smith J, Yazdanshenas H, Movassaghi M, Martins D, Orum G. Non-adherence to medication regimens among older African-American adults. BMC Geriatrics. 2017 Jul 25;17(1):163. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0558-5. PMCID: PMC5526276

Bazargan-Hejazi S, Teruya S, Pan D, Lin J, Gordon D, Krochalk PC, Bazargan M. The theory of planned behavior (TPB) and texting while driving behavior in college students. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2017 Jan 2;18(1):56-62. PMCID: PMC5159687

Chowdhury R, Gales D, Valenzuela P, Miller S, Yehualaeshet T, Manne U, Francia G, Samuel T. Bromoethylindole (BEI-9) redirects NF-κB signaling induced by camptothecin and TNFα to promote cell death in colon cancer cells. Apoptosis. 2017 Dec;22(12):1553-1563. doi: 10.1007/s10495-017-1427-6. PMCID: PMC6005376

Dash S, Balasubramaniam M, Rana T, Godino A, Peck EG, Goodwin JS, Villalta F, Calipari ES, Nestler EJ, Dash C, Pandhare J. Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) induction by cocaine is post-transcriptionally regulated by miR-125b. eNeuro. 2017 Aug 18;4(4). pii: ENEURO.0089-17.2017. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0089-17.2017. eCollection 2017 Jul-Aug. Erratum in: eNeuro. 2018 Apr 18;5(2):b. PMCID: PMC5562297

Flores IE, Sierra-Fonseca JA, Davalos O, Saenz LA, Castellanos MM, Zavala JK, Gosselink KL. Stress alters the expression of cancer-related genes in the prostate. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:621. PMCID: PMC5583991

Foreman MG, Wilson C, DeMeo DL, Hersh CP, Beaty TH, Cho MH, Ziniti J, Curran-Everett D, Criner G, Hokanson JE, Brantly M, Rouhani FN, Sandhaus RA, Crapo JD, Silverman EK; Genetic Epidemiology of COPD (COPDGene) Investigators. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin PiMZ genotype Is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in two racial groups. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2017 Aug;14(8):1280-1287. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201611-838OC. PMCID: PMC5566271

Foreman MG, Lopez V, Flenaugh EL. Rebuttal from Drs. Foreman, Lopez, and Flenaugh.

Chest. 2017 Feb;151(2):260-261. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.09.044. PMCID:27983960

Foreman MG, Lopez V, Flenaugh EL. Counterpoint: Is it time for pulmonary concierge practices? Not yet. Chest. 2017 Feb;151(2):257-259. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.09.042. PMID:27983959. PMCID pending

Helm S, Davis K. Haumana challenges and lessons learned in implementing a community-academic partnership for drug prevention in a Native Hawaiian community. Puerto Rico Health Science Journal. 2017 Jun;36(2):101-106. PMCID: PMC5643196

Keene JD, Jacobson S, Kechris K, Kinney GL, Foreman MG, Doerschuk CM, Make BJ, Curtis JL, Rennard SI, Barr RG, Bleecker ER, Kanner RE, Kleerup EC, Hansel NN, Woodruff PG, Han MK, Paine R 3rd, Martinez FJ, Bowler RP, O'Neal WK; COPDGene and SPIROMICS Investigators. Biomarkers predictive of exacerbations in the SPIROMICS and COPDGene cohorts. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 2017 Feb 15;195(4):473-481. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201607-1330OC. PMCID: PMC5378424

Lee HH, Sung JH, Lee JY, Lee JE. Differences by sex in association of mental health with video gaming or other nonacademic computer use among US adolescents. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2017 Nov 22;14:E117. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.170151. PMCID: PMC5703649

Martínez-Rivera FJ, Pérez-Laspiur J, Santiago-Gascot ME, Alemán-Reyes AG, García-Santiago E, Rodríguez-Pérez Y, Calo-Guadalupe C, Otero-Pagán I, Ayala-Pagán RN, Martínez M, Cantres-Rosario YM, Meléndez LM, Barreto-Estrada JL. Differential protein expression profile in the hypothalamic GT1-7 cell line after exposure to anabolic androgenic steroids. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0180409. PMCID: PMC5515402

Ofili E, Anand I, Williams RA, Akinboboye O, Xu L, Puckrein G. Fixed-dose versus off-label combination of isosorbide dinitrate plus hydralazine hydrochloride: Retrospective propensity-matched analysis in black Medicare patients with heart failure. Advances in Therapy. 2017 Aug;34(8):1976-1988. doi: 10.1007/s12325-017-0584-x. PMCID: PMC5565652

Parra K, Valenzuela P, Lerma N, Gallegos A, Reza LC Rodriguez G, Emmenegger U, Di Desidero T, Bocci G, Felder MS, Muncie M, Kirken RA, Francia G. Impact of CTLA-4 blockade in conjunction with metronomic chemotherapy on preclinical breast cancer growth. British Journal of Cancer. 2017;116(3):324-334. PMCID: PMC5294484

Parulekar AD, Martinez C, Tsai CL, Locantore N, Atik M, Yohannes AM, Kao CC, Al-Azzawi H, Mohsin A, Wise RA, Foreman MG, Demeo DL, Regan EA, Make BJ, Boriek AM, Wiener LE, Hanania NA. Examining the effects of age on health outcomes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Results from the Genetic Epidemiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Study and evaluation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease longitudinally to identify predictive surrogate endpoints cohorts. Journal of American Medical Directors Association. 2017 Dec 1;18(12):1063-1068. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2017.09.028. PMCID: PMC5955393

Paz SH, Jones L, Calderón JL, Hays RD. Readability and comprehension of the Geriatric Depression Scale and PROMIS® physical function items in older African Americans and Latinos. Patient. 2017 Feb;10(1):117-131. doi: 10.1007/s40271-016-0191-y. PMCID: PMC5260858

Riesco-Martinez M, Parra K, Saluja R, Francia G, Emmenegger U. Resistance to metronomic chemotherapy and ways to overcome it. Cancer Letters. 2017;400:311-318. PMCID: PMC5555746

Rueli RHLH, Torres DT, Dewing AST, Kiyohara AC, Barayuga SM, Bellinger MT, Uyehara-Lock JH, White LR, Moreira PI, Berry MJ, Perry G, Bellinger FP. Selenoprotein S reduces endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced phosphorylation of tau: potential role in selenate mitigation of tau pathology. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2017;55(2):749-762. doi: 10.3233/JAD-151208. PMCID: PMC5893862

Suárez-Arroyo IJ, Loperena-Alvarez Y, Rosario-Acevedo R, Martínez-Montemayor MM. Ganoderma spp.: A promising adjuvant treatment for breast cancer. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4(1):15. PMCID: PMC5533290

Taira DA, Seto BK, Davis JW, Seto TB, Landsittel D, Sumida WK. Examining factors associated with nonadherence and identifying providers caring for nonadherent subgroups. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 2017 Dec;8(4):247-253. doi: 10.1111/jphs.12193. PMCID: PMC5690547

Taira DA, Shen C, King M, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Sentell T, Southerland J. Access to medications for Medicare enrollees related to race/ethnicity: results from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2017 Nov;13(6):1208-1213. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.10.021. PMCID: PMC5500432

Westney G, Foreman MG, Xu J, King MH, Flenaugh E, Rust G. Impact of comorbidities among Medicaid enrollees with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, United States, 2009. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2017;14:E31. PMCID: PMC5392445

Wilcox CL, Headlam JL, Doyle TK, Yanagihara AA. Assessing the efficacy of first-aid measures in Physalia sp. envenomation, using solution- and blood agarose-based models. Toxins (Basel). 2017 May;9(5):149. PMCID: PMC5450697

Yanagihara AA, Wilcox CL. Cubozoan sting-site seawater rinse, scraping, and ice can increase venom load: Upending current first aid recommendations. Toxins (Basel). 2017 Mar;9(3):105. PMCID: PMC5371860

Yen EY, Shaheen M, Woo JMP, Mercer N, Li N, McCurdy DK, Karlamangla A, Singh RR. 46-year trends in systemic lupus erythematosus mortality in the United States, 1968 to 2013: a nationwide population-based study. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2017 Dec 5;167(11):777-785. doi: 10.7326/M17-0102. PMCID: PMC6188647

Yoo W, Kim S, Huh WK, Dilley S, Coughlin SS, Partridge EE, Chung Y, Dicks V, Lee JK, Bae S.Recent trends in racial and regional disparities in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in United States. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0172548. PMCID: PMC5325259


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

Bazargan M, Yazdanshenas H, Gordon D, Orum G. Pain in community-dwelling elderly African Americans. Journal of Aging and Health. 2016;28(3):403-425. PMCID: PMC4804700

Bazargan-Hejazi S, Bazargan M, Shaheen M, Teklehaimanot S, Ahmadi A, Cooper JS, Teruya S. Depression symptoms, acculturation, needing care, and receiving care: A study of adolescents living in California. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2016;9(3):45-66. PMCID: PMC5440089

Kaneshiro B, Edelman A, Dash C, Pandhare J, Soli F, Jensen JT. Effect of oral contraceptives and doxycycline on endometrial MMP-2 and MMP-9 activity. Contraception. 2016;93(1):65-69. PMCID: PMC4841248

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;22(2):179-190. PMCID: PMC4783240

Liang S, Bian X, Liang D, Sivils JC, Neckers LM, Cox MB, Xie H. Solution formulation development and efficacy of MJC13 in a preclinical model of castratation-resistant prostate cancer. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 2016;21(1):121-126. PMCID: PMC4428990

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. PMCID: PMC4879231

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-Genes Genomes Genetics (Bethesda). 2016;6(5):1469-1474. PMCID: PMC4856097

Sherzai D, Sherzai A, Lui K, Pan D, Chiou D, Bazargan M, Shaheen M. The association between diabetes and dementia among elderly individuals: A nationwide inpatient sample analysis. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 2016 May;29(3):120-125. PMCID: PMC5102621

Shiramizu B, Shambaugh V, Petrovich H, Seto TB, Ho T, Mokuau N, Hedges JR. Leading by success: impact of a clinical and translational research infrastructure program to address health inequities. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 2016 Oct 28. PMCID: PMC5409875

Suárez-Arroyo IJ, Feliz-Mosquea YR, Pérez-Laspiur J, Arju R, Giashuddin S, Maldonado-Martínez G, Cubano LA, Schneider RJ, Martínez-Montemayor MM. The proteome signature of the inflammatory breast cancer plasma membrane identifies novel molecular markers of disease. American Journal of Cancer Research. 2016;6(8):1720-1740. PMCID: PMC5004075

Sung JH, Yeboah J, Lee JE, Smith CL, Terry JG, Sims M, Samdarshi T, Musani S, Fox E, Ge Y, Wilson JG, Taylor HA, Carr JJ. Diagnostic value of coronary artery calcium score for cardiovascular disease in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research. 2016;11(2). pii: BJMMR/2016/21449. PMCID: PMC4778968

Yao Z, Sherif ZA. The effect of epigenetic silencing and TP53 mutation on the expression of DLL4 in human cancer stem disorder. Oncotarget. 2016;7(39):62976-62988. PMCID: PMC5325341

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. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mhealth and Uhealth. 2016;4(4):e116. PMCID: PMC5103104

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. PMCID: PMC4813800


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;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. PMCID: PMC4469203

Berrios 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;40(10):2091-2101. PMCID: PMC4567516

Capers PL, Hyacinth HI, Cue S, Chappa P, Vikulina T, Roser-Page S, Weitzmann MN, Archer DR, Newman GW, Quarshie A, Stiles JK, Hibbert JM. Body composition and grip strength are improved in transgenic sickle mice fed a high-protein diet. Journal of Nutritional Science. 2015 Feb 27;4:e6. doi: 10.1017/jns.2014.63. eCollection 2015. PMCID: PMC4463939

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

Humphries-Bickley T, Castillo-Pichardo L, Corujo-Carro F, Duconge J, Hernandez-O’Farrill E, Vlaar C, Rodriguez-Orengo J, Cubano L, Dharmawardhane S. Pharmacokinetics of Rac inhibitor EHop-016 in mice by ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences. 2015;981-982:19-26. PMCID: PMC4306626

Kaneshiro B, Salcedo J. Contraception for adolescents: focusing on long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) to improve reproductive health outcomes. Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports. 2015;4(1):53-60. PMCID: PMC5021306

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;211(11):1712-1716. PMCID: PMC4447830

Konadu KA, Anderson JS, Huang MB, Ali SA, Powell MD, Villinger F, Bond VC. Hallmarks of HIV-1 pathogenesis are modulated by Nef's secretion modification region. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research. 2015 Jul;6(7). pii: 476. PMCID: PMC4625552

Lee JE, Sung JH, Malouhi M. Statistical validation of a web-based GIS application and its applicability to cardiovascular-related studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015 Dec 22;13(1):ijerph13010002. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010002. PMCID: PMC4730393

Lee JE, Sung JH, Barnett ME, Norris K. User-friendly data-sharing practices for fostering collaboration within a research network: roles of a Vanguard Center for a community-based study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015 Dec 22;13(1):ijerph13010034. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010034. PMCID: PMC4730425

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;291:250-259. PMCID: PMC4369428

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;58(19):7734-7748. PMCID: PMC4834983

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;10(5):e0127264. PMCID: PMC4418695

Nelson J, Roe K, Orillo B, Shi PY, Verma S. Combined treatment of adenosine nucleoside inhibitor NITD008 and histone deacetylase inhibitor vorinostat represents an immunotherapy strategy to ameliorate West Nile virus infection. Antiviral Research. 2015;122:39-45. PMCID: PMC4853296

Panee J. Potential medicinal application and toxicity evaluation of extracts from bamboo plants. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 2015; 9(23):681-692. PMCID: PMC4659479

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;99(3):654-662. PMID:26551087. PMCID: pending

Reyes-González JM, Armaiz-Peña GN, Mangala LS, Valiyeva F, Ivan C, Pradeep S, Echevarría-Vargas IM, Rivera-Reyes A, Sood AK, Vivas-Mejía PE. Targeting c-MYC in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2015;14(10):2260-2269. PMCID: PMC4596776

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. PMCID: PMC4419036

Torres L, Ortiz T, Tang Q. Enhancement of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection by seminal plasma and semen amyloids implicates a new target for the prevention of HSV infection. Viruses. 2015;7(4):2057-2073. PMCID: PMC4411690

Tse AM, Palakiko DM, Daniggelis E, Makahi E. Facilitating community participants' research engagement: Community members' perceptions of community-based research. International Journal of Nursing and Clinical Practice. 2015;2:142. PMCID: PMC4945112

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. PMCID: PMC4681526

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. Clinical Cancer Research. 2015;21(2):448-459. PMCID: PMC4297546

Yoo W, Coughlin SS, Lillard JW. Trends in cancer incidence rates in Georgia, 1982–2011. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association. 2015;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. PMCID: PMC4572087



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;90(2):419-430. PMCID: PMC3959241

Calderón JL, Shaheen M, Hays RD, Fleming ES, Norris KC, Baker RS. Improving diabetes health literacy by animation. The Diabetes Educator. 2014 May;40(3):361-372. PMCID: pending

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;7(5):546-555. PMCID: PMC4225654 

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;9(5):e97094. PMCID: PMC4035252

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;3:10-21. PMCID: PMC4492171

Ferchmin 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;44:80-90. PMCID: PMC176603

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;15(10):17204-17220. PMCID: PMC4227157

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;104(2):e16-31. PMCID: PMC3935672

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;53(3):303-317. PMCID: PMC4198487

Laczko R, Szauter KM, Csiszar K. LOXL1-associated candidate epithelial pathomechanisms in exfoliation glaucoma. Journal of Glaucoma. 2014;23(8 Suppl 1):S43-47. PMCID: PMC4205763

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;34(43):14210-14218. PMCID: PMC4205547

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

Lucas-Wright A, Bazargan M, Jones L, Vadgama JV, Vargas R, Sarkissyan M, Smith J, Yazdanshenas H, Maxwell AE. Correlates of perceived risk of developing cancer among African-Americans in South Los Angeles. Journal of Community Health. 2014 Feb;39(1):173-80. doi: 10.1007/s10900-013-9756-z. PMCID: PMC3889655

Martínez FP, Cruz R, Lu F, Plasschaert R, Deng Z, Rivera-Molina YA, Bartolomei MS, Lieberman PM, Tang Q. CTCF binding to the first intron of the major immediate early (MIE) gene of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) negatively regulates MIE gene expression and HCMV replication. Journal of Virology. 2014;88(13):7389-7401. PMCID: PMC4054410

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;6(12):1503-1511. PMCID: PMC4260399

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;4:6210. PMCID: PMC4152753

Rivera-Díaz M, Miranda-Román MA, Soto D, Quintero-Aguila M, Ortiz-Zuazaga H, Marcos-Martinez MJ, Vivas-Mejía PE. MicroRNA-27a distinguishes glioblastoma multiforme from diffuse and anaplastic astrocytomas and has prognostic value. American Journal of Cancer Research. 2014;5(1):201-218. PMCID: PMC4030691

Roe K, Gibot S, Verma S. Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (TREM-1): a new player in antiviral immunity? Frontiers in Microbiology. 2014;5:627. PMCID: PMC4244588

Sung JH, Lee JE, Samdarshi TE, Nagarajarao HS, Taylor JK, Agrawal KK, Taylor HA Jr, Fox ER. C-reactive protein and subclinical cardiovascular disease among African-Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine (Hagerstown). 2014 May;15(5):371-6. doi:10.2459/JCM. 0b013e32836411d6. PMCID: PMC4353570

Thota C, Menon R, Fortunato SJ, Brou L, Lee JE, Al-Hendy A. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D deficiency is associated with preterm birth in African American and Caucasian women. Reproductive Sciences. 2014 Feb;21(2):244-50. doi: 10.1177/1933719113493513. PMCID: PMC3879992

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


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;24(4 Suppl):8-16. PMCID: PMC3844931

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

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

George S, Moran E, Duran N, Jenders RA. Using animation as an information tool to advance health research literacy among minority participants. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Proceedings. 2013;2013:475-484. PMCID: PMC3900192

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. British Journal of Urology International 2013;111:159-170. PMCID: PMC3548048

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

Martínez FP, Tang Q. Identification of cellular proteins that interact with human cytomegalovirus immediate-early protein 1 by protein array assay. Viruses. 2013;6(1):89-105. PMCID: PMC3917433

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;6(6):435-443. PMCID: PMC4038384

Patel AR, Chougule MB, Townley I, 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

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

Pratap S, Brown LE, Izban MG, Nowicki S, Nowicki BJ. Accurate preterm labor diagnosis using a CD55-TLR4 combination biomarker model. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering. 2013 Mar;6:253-257. PMCID: PMC3649766

Raghunathan R, Mahesula S, Kancharla K, Janardhanan P, Jadhav YL, Nadeau R, Villa GP, Cook RL, Witt CM, Gelfond JA, Forsthuber TG, Haskins WE. Anti-CRLF2 antibody-armored biodegradable nanoparticles for childhood B-ALL. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization. 2013;30(4):355-364. PMCID: PMC3746557

Rivera-Molina YA, Martínez FP, Tang Q. Nuclear domain 10 of the viral aspect. World Journal of Virology. 2013;2(3):110-122. PMCID: PMC3832855

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

Tang Q, Roan NR, Yamamura Y. Seminal plasma and semen amyloids enhance cytomegalovirus infection in cell culture. Journal of Virology. 2013;87(23):12583-12591. PMCID: PMC3838150

Tullos BW, Sung JH, Lee JE, Criqui MH, Mitchell ME, Taylor HA. Ankle-brachial index (ABI), abdominal aortic calcification (AAC), and coronary artery calcification (CAC): The Jackson Heart Study. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2013 Apr;29(4):891-7. doi: 10.1007/s10554-012-0145-y. PMCID: PMC3712513


Aggarwal A, Singh S, Zhang Y, Anthes M, Samaroo D, Gao R, Drain CM. Synthesis and photophysics of an octathioglycosylated zinc(II) phthalocyanine. Tetrahedron Letters. 2011 Oct 19; 52(42): 5456 5459. doi: 10.1016 /j. tetlet.2011.08.028. PMCID: PMC3182128

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

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

Cella D, Lai JS, Nowinski C.J, Victorson D. Peterman A, Miller D, Bethoux F, Heinemann A, Rubin S, Cavazos JE, Reder AT, Sufit R, Simuni T, Holmes GL, Siderowf A, Wojna V, Bode R, McKinney N, Podrabsky T, Wortman K, Choi S, Gershon R, Rothrock N, Moy C. Brief measures of health-related quality of life for clinical research in neurology. Neurology. 2012;78(23):1860-1867. PMCID: PMC3369516

Estapé ES, Sato de Laurido LE, Acosta Pérez E, Berrios R. Report of the 3rd Summit of Translational Research in Health Disparities and the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference in Clinical Research. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 2012 Jun;31(2):78-80. PMCID: PMC3852678

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

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

Kaneshiro B, Edelman A, Carlson NE, Nichols M, Forbes MM, Jensen J. A randomized controlled trial of subantimicrobial-dose doxycycline to prevent unscheduled bleeding with continuous oral contraceptive pill use. Contraception. 2012;85(4):351-358. PMCID: PMC5045031

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

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;33(24):3820-3829. PMCID: PMC3724470

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

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

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

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

Rice VM, Maimbolwa MC, Nkandu EM, Hampton JF, Lee JE, Hildreth JE. Cultural differences in acceptability of a vaginal microbicide: A comparison between potential users from Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and Kafue and Mumbwa, Zambia. HIV AIDS (Auckl). 2012;4:73-80. doi: 10.2147/HIV.S25848. PMCID: PMC3358808

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

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

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


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

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

Estape E, Laurido LE, Shaheen M, Quarshie A, Frontera W, Mays MH, Harrigan R, White R A multiinstitutional, multidisciplinary model for developing and teaching translational research in health disparities. Clinical and Translational Science. 2011 Dec;4(6):434-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00346.x. PMCID: PMC3252201

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

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

Hammatt ZH, Nishitani J, Heslin KC, Perry MT, Szetela C, Jones L, Williams P, Antoine-LaVigne D, Forge NG, Norris KC. Partnering to harmonize IRBs for community-engaged research to reduce health disparities. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2011;22(4 Suppl):8-15. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2011.0157. PMCID: PMC3579219

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: PMC4659480

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

Mendel P, Ngo VK, Dixon E, Stockdale S, Jones F, Chung B, Jones A, Masongsong Z, Khodyakov D. Partnered evaluation of a community engagement intervention: use of a kickoff conference in a randomized trial for depression care improvement in underserved communities. Ethnicity and Disease. 2011 Summer;21(3 Suppl 1):S1-78-88. PMCID: PMC3582700

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: PMC30758

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

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

Zhu X, Lu W, Zhang Y, Reed A, Newton B, Fan Z, Yu H, Ray PC, Gao R. Imidazole-modified porphyrin as a pH-responsive sensitizer for cancer photodynamic therapy. Chemical Communications (Camb). 2011 Oct 7;47(37):10311-10313. doi: 10.1039/c1cc13328d. PMCID: PMC21853198


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

Chung B, Jones L, Terry C, Jones A, Forge N, Norris KC. Story of Stone Soup: a recipe to improve health disparities. Ethnicity and Disease. 2010, Winter;20(1 Suppl 2):S2-9-14. PMCID: PMC3709872


Chung B, Jones L, Jones A, Corbett CE, Booker T, Wells KB, Collins B. Using community arts events to enhance collective efficacy and community engagement to address depression in an African American community. American Journal of Public Health. 2009 Feb;99(2):237-44. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2008.141408. PMCID: PMC2622779


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