The following published papers illustrate the latest investigative endeavors of faculty and research staff in the University of Arizona Department of Medicine and its 14 divisions. Click the PubMed links to read on about how they're setting the pace for the future of health care and precision medicine solutions to improve patient lives in Arizona and beyond.


Kalb, B., J. H. Indik, P. Ott, and D. R. Martin, "MRI of patients with implanted cardiac devices.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2017 Aug 04. PMID: 28776823
Liang, J. J., B. P. Betensky, D. Muser, E. S. Zado, E. Anter, N. D. Desai, D. J. Callans, R. Deo, D. S. Frankel, M. D. Hutchinson, et al., "Long-term outcome of surgical cryoablation for refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.", Europace, 2017 Apr 10. PMID: 28402404
Wang, T., C. Gross, A. A. Desai, E. Zemskov, X. Wu, A. N. Garcia, J. R. Jacobson, J. X. - J. Yuan, J. G. N. Garcia, and S. M. Black, "Endothelial cell signaling and ventilator-induced lung injury: molecular mechanisms, genomic analyses, and therapeutic targets.", Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, vol. 312, issue 4, pp. L452-L476, 2017 Apr 01. PMID: 27979857
Bauman, J. E., E. Cohen, R. L. Ferris, D. J. Adelstein, D. M. Brizel, J. A. Ridge, B. O'Sullivan, B. A. Burtness, L. H. Butterfield, W. E. Carson, et al., "Immunotherapy of head and neck cancer: Emerging clinical trials from a National Cancer Institute Head and Neck Cancer Steering Committee Planning Meeting.", Cancer, vol. 123, issue 7, pp. 1259-1271, 2017 Apr 01. PMID: 27906454
Sundaresan, S., C. A. Meininger, A. J. Kang, A. L. Photenhauer, M. M. Hayes, N. Sahoo, J. Grembecka, T. Cierpicki, L. Ding, T. J. Giordano, et al., "Gastrin Induces Nuclear Export and Proteasome Degradation of Menin in Enteric Glial Cells.", Gastroenterology, vol. 153, issue 6, pp. 1555-1567.e15, 2017 12. PMCID: PMC5705278  PMID: 28859856
Miller, S. M., B. Miles, K. Guo, J. Folkvord, A. L. Meditz, M. D. McCarter, D. N. Levy, S. MaWhinney, M. L. Santiago, and E. Connick, "Follicular Regulatory T Cells Are Highly Permissive to R5-Tropic HIV-1.", J Virol, vol. 91, issue 17, 2017 09 01. PMCID: PMC5553166  PMID: 28615202
Patel, S. I., B. W. Miller, H. E. Kosiorek, J. M. Parish, P. J. Lyng, and L. E. Krahn, "The Effect of Dogs on Human Sleep in the Home Sleep Environment.", Mayo Clin Proc, vol. 92, issue 9, pp. 1368-1372, 2017 09. PMID: 28870354
Ostrosky-Zeichner, L., and M. Al-Obaidi, "Invasive Fungal Infections in the Intensive Care Unit.", Infect Dis Clin North Am, vol. 31, issue 3, pp. 475-487, 2017 09. PMID: 28687215
Shetty, S., A. Fernandes, S. Patel, D. Combs, M. A. Grandner, and S. Parthasarathy, "Unanticipated Nocturnal Oxygen Requirement during Positive Pressure Therapy for Sleep Apnea and Medical Comorbidities.", J Clin Sleep Med, vol. 13, issue 1, pp. 73-79, 2017 01 15. PMCID: PMC5181618  PMID: 27655454
Toosizadeh, N., C. Berry, C. Bime, B. Najafi, M. Kraft, and J. Mohler, "Assessing upper-extremity motion: An innovative method to quantify functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.", PLoS One, vol. 12, issue 2, pp. e0172766, 2017. PMCID: PMC5325547  PMID: 28235045
Day, S. E., L. A. Garcia, R. L. Coletta, L. E. Campbell, T. R. Benjamin, E. A. De Filippis, J. A. Madura, L. J. Mandarino, L. R. Roust, and D. K. Coletta, "Alterations of sorbin and SH3 domain containing 3 (SORBS3) in human skeletal muscle following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.", Clin Epigenetics, vol. 9, pp. 96, 2017. PMCID: PMC5581422  PMID: 28883895
Ganley, K. J., P. R. Bosch, J. E. Blair, F. Rischard, and J. N. Galgiani, "Oxygen Consumption Deficits in Patients With Residual Fatigue After Primary Coccidioidomycosis", Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 4, issue 3, 06/2017.


Galgiani, J. N., N. M. Ampel, J. E. Blair, A. Catanzaro, F. Geertsma, S. E. Hoover, R. H. Johnson, S. Kusne, J. Lisse, J. D. MacDonald, et al., "Executive Summary: 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis.", Clin Infect Dis, vol. 63, issue 6, pp. 717-22, 2016 Sep 15. PMID: 27559032
Buck, D. W., and K. L. Herbst, "Lipedema: A Relatively Common Disease with Extremely Common Misconceptions.", Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open, vol. 4, issue 9, pp. e1043, 2016 Sep. PMCID: PMC5055019  PMID: 27757353
Reynolds, S., M. Shaheen, G. Olson, M. Barry, J. Wu, and T. Bocklage, "A Case of Primary Mammary Analog Secretory Carcinoma (MASC) of the Thyroid Masquerading as Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Potentially More than a One Off.", Head Neck Pathol, vol. 10, issue 3, pp. 405-13, 2016 Sep. PMCID: PMC4972767  PMID: 27075025
Wang, L., Z. Gao, L. Wang, and Y. Gao, "Upregulation of nuclear factor-κB activity mediates CYP24 expression and reactive oxygen species production in indoxyl sulfate-induced chronic kidney disease.", Nephrology (Carlton), vol. 21, issue 9, pp. 774-81, 2016 Sep. PMID: 26567049
Albergotti, W. G., K. S. Davis, S. Abberbock, J. E. Bauman, J. Ohr, D. A. Clump, D. E. Heron, U. Duvvuri, S. Kim, J. T. Johnson, et al., "Association of pretreatment body mass index and survival in human papillomavirus positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.", Oral Oncol, vol. 60, pp. 55-60, 2016 Sep. PMCID: PMC4991628  PMID: 27531873
Chiosea, S. I., L. D. R. Thompson, I. Weinreb, J. E. Bauman, A. M. Mahaffey, C. Miller, R. L. Ferris, and W. E. Gooding, "Subsets of salivary duct carcinoma defined by morphologic evidence of pleomorphic adenoma, PLAG1 or HMGA2 rearrangements, and common genetic alterations.", Cancer, vol. 122, issue 20, pp. 3136-3144, 2016 Oct 15. PMCID: PMC5048512  PMID: 27379604
Liu, Z., B. D. Gray, C. Barber, M. Bernas, M. Cai, L. R. Furenlid, A. Rouse, C. Patel, B. Banerjee, R. Liang, et al., "Characterization of TCP-1 probes for molecular imaging of colon cancer.", J Control Release, vol. 239, pp. 223-30, 2016 Oct 10. PMCID: PMC5037054  PMID: 27574992
Boehme, J., X. Sun, K. V. Tormos, W. Gong, M. Kellner, S. A. Datar, R. Johnson Kameny, J. X. - J. Yuan, G. W. Raff, J. R. Fineman, et al., "Pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell hyperproliferation and metabolic shift triggered by pulmonary overcirculation.", Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, vol. 311, issue 4, pp. H944-H957, 2016 Oct 01. PMCID: PMC5114466  PMID: 27591215
Noble, J. A., R. G. Nelson, G. D. Fufaa, P. Kang, S. Chani Shafir, and J. N. Galgiani, "Effect of Geography on the Analysis of Coccidioidomycosis-Associated Deaths, United States.", Emerg Infect Dis, vol. 22, issue 10, pp. 1821-3, 2016 Oct. PMCID: PMC5038404  PMID: 27649029
Muser, D., P. Santangeli, S. A. Castro, R. K. Pathak, J. J. Liang, T. Hayashi, S. Magnani, F. C. Garcia, M. D. Hutchinson, G. G. Supple, et al., "Long-Term Outcome After Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.", Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, vol. 9, issue 10, 2016 Oct. PMID: 27733494
Perry, D. A., and M. Hakki, "Assessment of a cytomegalovirus serology dual-testing strategy in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.", Transpl Infect Dis, vol. 18, issue 5, pp. 809-814, 2016 Oct. PMID: 27502917
Miles, B., S. M. Miller, J. M. Folkvord, D. N. Levy, E. G. Rakasz, P. J. Skinner, and E. Connick, "Follicular Regulatory CD8 T Cells Impair the Germinal Center Response in SIV and Ex Vivo HIV Infection.", PLoS Pathog, vol. 12, issue 10, pp. e1005924, 2016 Oct. PMCID: PMC5055335  PMID: 27716848
Narra, H. P., L. F. Shubitz, A. M Mandel, H. T. Trinh, K. Griffin, A. S. Buntzman, J. A. Frelinger, J. N. Galgiani, and M. J. Orbach, "A Coccidioides posadasii CPS1 Deletion Mutant Is Avirulent and Protects Mice from Lethal Infection.", Infect Immun, vol. 84, issue 10, pp. 3007-16, 2016 Oct. PMCID: PMC5038059  PMID: 27481239
Morel, B., P. Franck, J. Bidange, S. Sergeyev, D. Smith, J. Moseley, and B. Uw Maes, "Concise Xanthine Synthesis via a Double Amidination Reaction of a 6-Chlorouracil with Amidines using Base Metal Catalysis.", ChemSusChem, 2016 Nov 29. PMID: 27899009
Durack, J., S. V. Lynch, S. Nariya, N. R. Bhakta, A. Beigelman, M. Castro, A-M. Dyer, E. Israel, M. Kraft, R. J. Martin, et al., "Features of the bronchial bacterial microbiome associated with atopy, asthma, and responsiveness to inhaled corticosteroid treatment.", J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2016 Nov 10. PMID: 27838347
Sadek, M. M., S. Maeda, W. Chik, P. Santangeli, E. S. Zado, R. D. Schaller, G. E. Supple, D. S. Frankel, M. D. Hutchinson, F. C. Garcia, et al., "Recurrent atrial arrhythmias in the setting of chronic pulmonary vein isolation.", Heart Rhythm, vol. 13, issue 11, pp. 2174-2180, 2016 Nov. PMID: 27544746
Liang, J. J., M. A. Elafros, D. Muser, R. K. Pathak, P. Santangeli, E. S. Zado, D. S. Frankel, G. E. Supple, R. D. Schaller, R. Deo, et al., "Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation and Nonpulmonary Vein Trigger Ablation Are Sufficient to Achieve Favorable Long-Term Outcomes Including Transformation to Paroxysmal Arrhythmias in Patients With Persistent and Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.", Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, vol. 9, issue 11, 2016 Nov. PMID: 27784738
F Hodi, S., J. Chesney, A. C. Pavlick, C. Robert, K. F. Grossmann, D. F. McDermott, G. P. Linette, N. Meyer, J. K. Giguere, S. S. Agarwala, et al., "Combined nivolumab and ipilimumab versus ipilimumab alone in patients with advanced melanoma: 2-year overall survival outcomes in a multicentre, randomised, controlled, phase 2 trial.", Lancet Oncol, vol. 17, issue 11, pp. 1558-1568, 2016 Nov. PMID: 27622997
William, P., P. Rao, U. B. Kanakadandi, A. Asencio, and K. B. Kern, "Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation In and On the Way to the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.", Circ J, vol. 80, issue 6, pp. 1292-9, 2016 May 25. PMID: 27180892
Tey, K. Rou, T. Kemmerly, and B. Banerjee, "NSAID-induced pyloric stenosis leading to oesophageal intramucosal dissection.", BMJ Case Rep, vol. 2016, 2016 May 19. PMID: 27199442
Geiger, J. L., J. R. Grandis, and J. E. Bauman, "The STAT3 pathway as a therapeutic target in head and neck cancer: Barriers and innovations.", Oral Oncol, vol. 56, pp. 84-92, 2016 May. PMID: 26733183
Miles, B., and E. Connick, "TFH in HIV Latency and as Sources of Replication-Competent Virus.", Trends Microbiol, vol. 24, issue 5, pp. 338-344, 2016 May. PMCID: PMC4841704  PMID: 26947191
Kohler, S. L., M. N. Pham, J. M. Folkvord, T. Arends, S. M. Miller, B. Miles, A. L. Meditz, M. McCarter, D. N. Levy, and E. Connick, "Germinal Center T Follicular Helper Cells Are Highly Permissive to HIV-1 and Alter Their Phenotype during Virus Replication.", J Immunol, vol. 196, issue 6, pp. 2711-22, 2016 Mar 15. PMCID: PMC4779697  PMID: 26873986
Denlinger, L. C., T. S. King, J. Carlos Cardet, T. Craig, F. Holguin, D. J. Jackson, M. Kraft, S. P. Peters, K. Ross, K. Sumino, et al., "Vitamin D Supplementation and the Risk of Colds in Patients with Asthma.", Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 193, issue 6, pp. 634-41, 2016 Mar 15. PMCID: PMC4824938  PMID: 26540136
Ledford, J. G., K. J. Addison, D. Francisco, M. W. Foster, D. R. Voelker, L. G. Que, and M. Kraft, "Genetic Variation in Surfactant Protein-A2 Results in Altered Regulation of Eosinophil Activities and Enhanced Eosinophilia in Patients with Asthma.", Ann Am Thorac Soc, vol. 13 Suppl 1, pp. S101, 2016 Mar. PMCID: PMC5015737  PMID: 27027938
Hecker, L., and V. J. Thannickal, "Getting to the core of fibrosis: targeting redox imbalance in aging.", Ann Transl Med, vol. 4, issue 5, pp. 93, 2016 Mar. PMCID: PMC4791330  PMID: 27047952
A Schissler, G., Q. Li, J. L. Chen, C. Kenost, I. Achour, D. D Billheimer, H. Li, W. W. Piegorsch, and Y. A. Lussier, "Analysis of aggregated cell-cell statistical distances within pathways unveils therapeutic-resistance mechanisms in circulating tumor cells.", Bioinformatics, vol. 32, issue 12, pp. i80-i89, 2016 Jun 15. PMCID: PMC4908332  PMID: 27307648
Bime, C., T. Zhou, T. Wang, M. J. Slepian, J. G. N. Garcia, and L. Hecker, "Reactive oxygen species-associated molecular signature predicts survival in patients with sepsis.", Pulm Circ, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 196-201, 2016 Jun. PMCID: PMC4869924  PMID: 27252846
Wang, T., B. Mathew, X. Wu, Y. Shimizu, A. N. Rizzo, S. M. Dudek, R. R. Weichselbaum, J. R. Jacobson, L. Hecker, and J. G. N. Garcia, "Nonmuscle myosin light chain kinase activity modulates radiation-induced lung injury.", Pulm Circ, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 234-9, 2016 Jun. PMCID: PMC4869928  PMID: 27252850
Zhou, X., R. Li, X. Liu, L. Wang, P. Hui, L. Chan, P. K. Saha, and Z. Hu, "ROCK1 reduces mitochondrial content and irisin production in muscle suppressing adipocyte browning and impairing insulin sensitivity.", Sci Rep, vol. 6, pp. 29669, 2016 Jul 14. PMCID: PMC4944137  PMID: 27411515
Indik, J. H., "True or False: Prognosis Is Excellent for Sudden Cardiac Death Survivors Due to Variant Angina.", J Am Coll Cardiol, vol. 68, issue 2, pp. 146-8, 2016 Jul 12. PMID: 27386767
Harpel, K., R. Dawson Baker, B. Amirsolaimani, S. Mehravar, J. Vagner, T. O. Matsunaga, B. Banerjee, and K. Kieu, "Imaging of targeted lipid microbubbles to detect cancer cells using third harmonic generation microscopy.", Biomed Opt Express, vol. 7, issue 7, pp. 2849-60, 2016 Jul 01. PMCID: PMC4948635  PMID: 27446711
Ling, D. C., J. A. Vargo, R. L. Ferris, J. Ohr, D. A. Clump, W-Y. Wendy Yau, U. Duvvuri, S. Kim, J. T. Johnson, J. E. Bauman, et al., "Risk of Severe Toxicity According to Site of Recurrence in Patients Treated With Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer.", Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, vol. 95, issue 3, pp. 973-80, 2016 Jul 01. PMID: 27302512
Petukhova, T. A., N. Foolad, N. Prakash, V. Y. Shi, V. R. Sharon, L. O'Brecht, I. A. Ali, S. Feldstein, J. Halls, Q. Wang, et al., "Objective volumetric grading of postacne scarring.", J Am Acad Dermatol, vol. 75, issue 1, pp. 229-31, 2016 Jul. PMID: 27317527
Bauman, J. E., Y. Zang, M. Sen, C. Li, L. Wang, P. A. Egner, J. W. Fahey, D. P. Normolle, J. R. Grandis, T. W. Kensler, et al., "Prevention of Carcinogen-Induced Oral Cancer by Sulforaphane.", Cancer Prev Res (Phila), vol. 9, issue 7, pp. 547-57, 2016 Jul. PMCID: PMC4930727  PMID: 27339168
Banerjee, B., N. J. Shaheen, J. A. Martinez, C-H. Hsu, E. Trowers, B. A. Gibson, G. Della'Zanna, E. Richmond, and H-H. Sherry Chow, "Clinical Study of Ursodeoxycholic Acid in Barrett's Esophagus Patients.", Cancer Prev Res (Phila), vol. 9, issue 7, pp. 528-33, 2016 Jul. PMCID: PMC4930711  PMID: 26908564
Grief, S. N., J. Patel, K. M. Kochendorfer, L. A. Green, Y. A. Lussier, J. Li, M. Burton, and A. D. Boyd, "Simulation of ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM Transition for Family Medicine: Simple or Convoluted?", J Am Board Fam Med, vol. 29, issue 1, pp. 29-36, 2016 Jan-Feb. PMID: 26769875
Montoya-Durango, D. E., K. A. Ramos, P. Bojang, L. Ruiz, I. N. Ramos, and K. S. Ramos, "LINE-1 silencing by retinoblastoma proteins is effected through the nucleosomal and remodeling deacetylase multiprotein complex.", BMC Cancer, vol. 16, pp. 38, 2016 Jan 25. PMCID: PMC4727354  PMID: 26810492