Charles Drew University of Medicine And Science - Division of Cancer Research And Training
  
Reports & Publications

Recent Publications from our team 2005-2010

BAZARGAN, MOHSEN

Baker RS, Bazargan M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Calderon JL. Access to vision care in an urban low-income multiethnic population. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. Feb 2005;12(1):1-12.

 

 Bazargan M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Baker RS. Who is playing doctor? -- The gap between self-perceived versus professionally diagnosed chronic conditions among the underserved minority. Preventive Medicine. Nov-Dec 2005;41(5-6):883-886.

 

Bazargan M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Baker RS. Treatment of self-reported depression among Hispanics and African Americans. Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved. May 2005;16(2):328-344.

 

 Bazargan M, Calderon JL, Heslin KC, et al. A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing. Ethnicity & Disease. 2005;15(4 Suppl 5):3-9.

 

 Bazargan M, Norris K, Bazargan-Hejazi S, et al. Alternative healthcare use in the under-served population. Ethnicity & Disease.

 2005;15(4):531-539.

 

 Bazargan-Hejazi S, Bazargan M, Hardin E, Bing EG. Alcohol use and adherence to prescribed therapy among under-served Latino and African-American patients using emergency department services. Ethnicity & Disease. 2005;15(2):267-275.

 

 Bazargan-Hejazi S, Bing E, Bazargan M, et al. Evaluation of a brief intervention in an inner-city emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Jul 2005;46(1):67-76.

 

 Ogunyemi D, Bazargan M, Norris K, et al. The development of a mandatory medical thesis in an urban medical school. Teaching & Learning in Medicine. 2005;17(4):363-369.

 

 Salehian B, Bilas J, Bazargan M, Abbasian M. Prevalence and incidence of diabetes in HIV-infected minority patients on protease inhibitors. Journal of the National Medical Association. Aug 2005;97(8):1088-1092.

 

 Baker RS, Bazargan M, Calderon JL, Hays RD. Psychometric performance of the National Eye Institute visual function questionnaire in Latinos and non-Latinos. Ophthalmology. Aug 2006;113(8):1363-1371.

 

 Bazargan M, Lindstrom RW, Dakak A, Ani C, Wolf KE, Edelstein RA. Impact of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of specialty among fourth-year medical students. Journal of the National Medical Association. Sep 2006;98(9):1460-1465.

 

 Bazargan M, West K. Correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among underserved Hispanic and African American high school students. Journal of School Health. Jan 2006;76(1):25-32.

 

 Ogunyemi D, Manigat B, Marquis J, Bazargan M. Demographic variations and clinical associations of episiotomy and severe perineal lacerations in vaginal delivery. Journal of the National Medical Association. Nov 2006;98(11):1874-1881.

 

 Singleton AF, Bazargan M, Ilagan B, Yan L, Eugenio J. Using resident focus groups to improve subspecialty consultations in a pediatric urgent care setting. Journal of the National Medical Association. Sep 2006;98(9):1478-1482.

 

 Ogunyemi D, Manigat-Wilson B, Bazargan M, Pan D. Birth weight for gestational age patterns by ethnicity, gender, and parity in an urban population. Southern Medical Journal. Jun 2007;100(6):615-616.

 

 Ani C, Bazargan M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Andersen RM, Hindman DW, Baker RS. Correlates of self-diagnosis of chronic medical and mental health conditions in under-served African American and Latino populations. Ethnicity & Disease. 2008;18(2 Suppl 2):105-111.

 

 Ani C, Bazargan M, Hindman D, et al. Depression symptomatology and diagnosis: discordance between patients and physicians in primary care settings. BMC Family Practice. 2008;9(1).

 

 Antelo F, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Ani C, Bazargan M. Correlates of readiness to change problem drinking among a sample of problem drinkers receiving care from an inner-city emergency department. Ethnicity & Disease. 2008;18(2 Suppl 2):93-98.

 

 Bazargan M, Ani CO, Hindman DW, et al. Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in depressed, underserved african american and Hispanic patients in primary care settings. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Jun 2008;14(5):537-544.

 

 Bazargan M, Faghihi M, Chitsaz M. Importance of timing of magnesium administration in the isolated ischemic-reperfused rat heart: role of K(ATP) channels. Physiological Research. 2008;57(6):839-846.

 

 Bazargan-Hejazi S, Bazargan M, Gaines T, Jemanez M. Alcohol misuse and report of recent depressive symptoms among ED patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Jun 2008;26(5):537-544.

 

 Bell DS, Harless CE, Higa JK, M. Bazargan, M., et al. Knowledge retention after an online tutorial: a randomized educational experiment among resident physicians. J Gen Intern Med. Aug 2008;23(8):1164-1171.

 

 Faghihi M, Mirershadi F, Dehpour AR, Bazargan M. Preconditioning with acute and chronic lithium administration reduces ischemia/reperfusion injury mediated by cyclooxygenase not nitric oxide synthase pathway in isolated rat heart. European Journal of Pharmacology. Nov 12 2008;597(1-3):57-63.

 

 Robinson LD, Jr., Calmes DP, Bazargan M. The impact of literacy enhancement on asthma-related outcomes among underserved children. Journal of the National Medical Association. Aug 2008;100(8):892-896.

 

 Rothholtz VS, Lee AD, Shamloo B, Bazargan M, Pan D, Djalilian HR. Skull base osteomyelitis: the effect of comorbid disease on hospitalization. Laryngoscope. Nov 2008;118(11):1917-1924.

 

 Allahverdipour H, Bazargan M, Farhadinasab A, Hidarnia A, Bashirian S. Effectiveness of skill-based substance abuse intervention among male adolescents in an Islamic country. Journal of Drug Education. 2009;39(2):211-222.

 

 Ani C, Bazargan M, Hindman D, Bell D, Rodriguez M, Baker RS. Comorbid chronic illness and the diagnosis and treatment of depression in safety net primary care settings. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: JABFM. Mar-Apr 2009;22(2):123-135.

 

 Bazargan M, Ani C, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Baker RS, Bastani R. Colorectal cancer screening among underserved minority population: discrepancy between physicians' recommended, scheduled, and completed tests. Patient Education & Counseling. Aug 2009;76(2):240-247.

 

 Bazargan M, Makar M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Ani C, Wolf KE. Preventive, lifestyle, and personal health behaviors among physicians. Academic Psychiatry. Jul-Aug 2009;33(4):289-295.

 

 Mohtasham G, Shamsaddin N, Bazargan M, Anosheravan K, Elaheh M, Fazlolah G. Correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among male adolescents in an Islamic country. Journal of School Health. Mar 2009;79(3):123-129.

 

 Zamani-Alavijeh F, Niknami S, Bazargan M, et al. Accident-related risk behaviors associated with motivations for motorcycle use in Iran: a country with very high traffic deaths. Traffic Injury Prevention. Jun 2009;10(3):237-242.

 

 Allahverdipour H, Bazargan M, Farhadinasab A, Moeini B. Correlates of video games playing among adolescents in an Islamic country. BMC Public Health. 2010;10(286).

 

 Bazargan-Hejazi S, Alvarez G, Teklehaimanot S, Nikakhtar N, Bazargan M. Prevalence of depression symptoms among adolescents aged 12-17 years in California and the role of overweight as a risk factor. Ethnicity & Disease. 2010;20(1 Suppl 1):107-115.

 Bazargan-Hejazi S, Ani C, Gaines T, Ahmadi A, Bazargan M. Alcohol Misuse and Depression Symptoms among Males and Females. Archives of Iranian Medicine. Jul 2010;13(4):324-332.

 

 Harandy TF, Ghofranipour F, Montazeri A, Bazargan, M., et al. Muslim breast cancer survivor spirituality: coping strategy or health seeking behavior hindrance? Health Care Women Int. Jan 2010;31(1):88-98.

 

 Hatefnia E, Niknami S, Bazargan M, Mahmoodi M, Lamyianm M, Alavi N. Correlates of mammography utilization among working Muslim women. Health Care Women Int. Jun 2010;31(6):499-514.

 

 Zamani-Alavijeh F, Niknami S, Bazargan M, et al. Risk-taking behaviors among motorcyclists in middle east countries. Traffic Injury Prevention. Feb 2010;11(1):25-34.

 

 Bazargan M, Stein JA, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Hindman DW. Using the information-motivation behavioral model to predict sexual behavior among underserved minority youth. Journal of School Health. Jun 2010;80(6):287-295.

 

 Calderon, J.L., Bazargan, M., Sangasubana, N., Hays, R.D., Harigan P., Baker, R.S. A comparison of two educational methods on immigrant Latinos breast cancer knowledge and screening behaviors.  Journal of health care for the Poor and Underserved. 21 (2010): 77-90.

 

CHUNG, STEVE S.

Y. Seo, H, Woo., S, Piya., A, Moon., J, Oh., CW, Yoon, K, Kim., J, Min., S. Jeong, S. Chung., P, Song., SY, Jeong., EK, Choi., DW, Seol and TH, Kim.  2009. The cell death-inducing activity of the peptide containing Noxa mitochondrial-targeting domain is associated with calcium release. Cancer Research. 69: 8356-65.

S Chung, DO. Kang, J. Yamzon, D. Warbuton and C. Koh. 2010. O-GlcNAc Mediated Glycosylation Down-Regulation in Mice with Cyclophosphamide Induced Cystitis. Journal of Urology. 183: 351-356.

DAVIDSON, MAYER

Sarkisian CA, Brusuelas RJ, Steers WN, Davidson MB, Brown AF, Norris KC, Anderson RM, Mangione CM: Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention. Ethn Dis 15: 283-291, 2005.

Davidson MB, Castellanos M, Kain D, Duran P: The effect of self monitoring of blood glucose concentrations on glycated hemoglobin levels in diabetic patients not taking insulin: a blinded, randomized trial.  Am J Med 118: 422-425, 2005.

Echeverry D, Dike M. Jovanovic L, Wollitzer, Allitzer AO, Westphal S, Mudaliar S, Washington C, Davidson MB: Efforts at improving subsequent treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in older diabetic patients hospitalized for a cardiac event.  Am J Manag Care 11:758-764, 2005.

Katta PV, Davidson MB: Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis in a Mexican American male: case report and review of the literature.  EndoTrends 12 (1): 5, 2005.

Davidson MB: Insulin resistance and the polycystic ovary syndrome.  Fam Pract Recert 27 (10):72, 2005.

Calof OM, Davidson MB: Turner’s syndrome: diagnosis and management in 2005 (Part 1). EndoTrends 12 (3):1, 2005.

Calof OM, Davidson MB: Turner’s syndrome: diagnosis and management in 2005 (Part 2). EndoTrends 12 (4):5, 2005.

Davidson MB: Clinical irrelevance of the current diagnostic criteria for abnormal carbohydrate metabolism in asymptomatic individuals. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes 12:437-443, 2005.

Davidson MB: Early insulin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients: more cost than benefit.  Diabetes Care 28:222, 2005.

Davidson MB: Starting insulin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients: does it really matter how?  Diabetes Care 28:494-495, 2005.

Davidson MB: Self monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetic patients not receiving insulin: a waste of money.  Diabetes Care 28:1531-1533, 2005.

Davidson MB, Bate G, Kirkpatrick P: Exenatide.  Nature Reviews 4:713-714, 2005.

Davidson MB, Castellanos M, Duran P, Karlan V: Effective diabetes care by a registered nurse following treatment algorithms in a minority population.  Am J Manag Care 12:226-232, 2006. Tran, MT, Navar MD, Davidson MB: Comparison of the glycemic effects of rosiglitazone and pioglitazone in triple oral therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Diabetes Care 29:1395-1396, 2006.

Ballani, P, Tran, MT, Navar MD, Davidson MB: Clinical experience with U-500 regular insulin in obese, markedly insulin resistant type 2 diabetic patients.  Diabetes Care 29:2504-2505, 2006.

Castellanos MB, Davidson MB: Overcoming myths about using insulin: a case study in a Mexican-American.  In: Dealing with Difference: Changing the Course of Diabetes, Editors: Coglaguiri R, Greenfield S, Williams R, Bjork S.  Published by Novo Nordisk, 2006, pp 34-35.

Nathan DM, Buse JB, Davidson MB, Heine RJ, Holman RR, Sherwin R, Zinman B: Management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes: a consensus algorithm for the initiation and adjustment of therapy.  Diabetes Care 29:1963-1972, 2006.

Davidson MB: The use and abuse of self monitoring of blood glucose.  U.S. Endocrine Review 2006.

Davidson MB, Ansari A: Effect of a nurse-directed diabetes disease management program on emergency room and urgent care visits and hospitalizations in a minority population.  Diabetes Care 30:224-227, 2007.

Ogunyemi D, Jesse M, Davidson, MB: Comparison of glyburide versus insulin in management of gestational diabetes mellitus.  Endocr Pract 13:427-428, 2007.

Buell C, Kermah D, Davidson MB: Utility of hemoglobin A1c for diabetes screening in the 1999-2004 NHANES population.  Diabetes Care 30:2233-2235, 2007.

Nathan DM, Davidson MB, DeFronzo RA, Heine RJ, Henry RR, Pratley R, Zinman B:

Impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance: implications for care.  Diabetes Care 30:753-759, 2007.

Davidson MB: The effectiveness of nurse- and pharmacist-directed care in diabetes

disease management: a narrative review.  Curr Diabetes Rev 3:280-286, 2007.

Davidson MB: Clinical implications of the DREAM Study.  Diabetes Care 30:418-420, 2007.

Davidson MB: The dilemma of self monitoring of blood glucose. Diabetologia 50:497-499, 2007.

Davidson MB, Ramos L: Metformin does not suppress thyrotopin.  Endocr Pract 14: 252-253, 2008.

Nathan DM, Buse JB, Davidson MB, Ferrannini E, Holman RR, Sherwin R, Zinman B: Management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes: a consensus algorithm for the initiation and adjustment of therapy: update regarding the thiazolidinediones.  Diabetologia 51:8-11, 2008 and Diabetes Care 31:173-182, 2008.

Saudek CD, Herman WH, Sacks DB, Bergenstal RM, Edelman D, Davidson MB: A new look at screening for and diagnosing diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2447-2453, 2008.

Davidson MB: No need for the needle (at first).  Diabetes Care 31:2070-2071, 2008.

Farmer AJ, Heneghan C, Davidson MB, Guerci B, O’Kane M, Schwedes U, Perera R, Self-monitoring of blood glucose trialists collaboration: Individual patient data meta-analysis of trials of self-monitoring of blood glucose in non-insulin treated type 2 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review.  Primary Care Diabetes 3:117-121, 2009.

Echeverry D, Duran P, Bonds C, Lee M, Davidson MB:  Effect of pharmacological treatment of depression on A1C and quality of life in low-income Hispanics and African Americans with diabetes: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial.  Diabetes Care 32:2156-2160, 2009.

Nathan DM. Buse JB, Davidson MB, Ferrannini E, Holman RR, Sherwin R, Zinman B: Medical management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes: a consensus algorithm for the initiation and adjustment of therapy. A consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.  Diabetologia  52:17-30, 2009 and Diabetes Care 32:193-203, 2009.

Davidson MB: Clinically effective approaches to meeting the American Diabetes Association’s guidelines: glycated hemoglobin and lipids, part 1.  Cardiology Reviews 26:8-15, 2009.

Davidson MB: Detailed treatment algorithms for effective nurse- and pharmacist-directed diabetes care: a personal approach.  The Diabetes Educator 35:61-71, 2009.

Davidson MB: The pro’s and con’s of the early use of insulin in the management of type 2 diabetes: a clinical evaluation.  Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16:107-112, 2009.

Davidson MB: How our current medical care system fails people with diabetes: lack of

timely, appropriate clinical decisions.  Diabetes Care 32:370-372, 2009.

Davidson MB, Navar MD, Echeverry D, Duran P: U-500 regular insulin: clinical experience and pharmacokinetics in obese, severely insulin resistant, type 2 diabetic patients.  Diabetes Care 33:281-283, 2010.

Davidson MB, Schriger DL: Effect of age and race/ethnicity on HbA1c levels in people without known diabetes mellitus: implications for the diagnosis of diabetes.  Diab Res Clin Pract 87:415-421, 2010.

Davidson MB, Blanco-Castellanos M, Duran P: Integrating nurse-directed diabetes management into a primary care setting.  Am J Med Care September, 2010

Davidson MB: Evaluation of self monitoring of blood glucose in non-insulin-treated diabetic patients by randomized controlled trials: little bang for the buck.  Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials 5:1-5, 2010.

Davidson MB: Comment on cost effectiveness of SMBG in non-insulin treated patients. Evidence-Based Medicine 15:75-76, 2010. (http://ebm.bmj.com/)

Davidson MB: Postprandial glucose levels are not a clinically important treatment target.

Diabetes Care 33:1908-1910, 2010.

Davidson MB: Clinically effective approaches to meeting the American Diabetes Association’s guidelines: blood pressure levels, renal evaluations, and physical examinations. http://www.hcplive.com/cardiology/articles/diabetesclinicpart2.

Davidson MB: Diagnosing diabetes with glucose criteria: worshipping a false god.  Diabetes Care (in press).

Davidson MB, Blanco-Castellanos M: A new paradigm for effective diabetes care: integration of trained health care providers with prescription authority following treatment algorithms into primary care settings. On the Cutting Edge (in press).

Jones, Loretta

Chung, B., Jones, L., Dixon, E., Miranda, J., Wells, K., Using a Community Partnered Participatory Research Approach to Implement a Randomized Controlled Trial: Planning Community Partners in Care

 

Jones., L. Preface: Community Partnered Participatory Research: how we can work together to improve community health. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-1-2

 

Jones L, Wells K, Norris K, Meade B, Koegel P. The vision, valley, and victory of community engagement. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-3-7

 

Jones L,  Meade B, Forge N, Moini M, Jones F, Terry C, Norris K. Begin your partnership: the process of engagement Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-8-16

 

Jones L, Meade B,  Norris K, Lucas-Wright A, Jones F, Moini M, Jones A, Koegel P. Develop a vision. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-17-30

 

Jones L, Meade B, Koegel P, Lucas-Wright A, Young-Brinn A, Terry C, Norris K. Work through the valley: plan. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-31-38

 

Jones L, Wells K, Meade B, Forge N, Lucas-Wright A, Jones F, Young-Brinn A,  Jones A, Norris K. Work through the valley: do. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-39-46

 

Wells K, Koegel P, Jones L, Meade B. Work through the valley: evaluate. Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-47-58

Jones L, Wells K, Meade B Celebrate victory Ethn Dis. 2009 Autumn; 19 (4 suppl 6); S6-59-71

 

Ferré CD, Jones L, Norris KC, Rowley DL, The Healthy African American Families (HAAF) Project: From Community Based Participatory Research to Community-Partnered Participatory Research Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Chung B, Jones L, Terry C, Jones, A, Forge N, Norris KC. Story of Stone Soup: A Recipe to Reduce Health Disparities. Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Jones  L, Collins  B. Participation in Action The Healthy African American Families Community Conference Model. Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Jones L, Wright K, Wright A, Brown DB, Broussard  M, Hogan V. The Healthy African American Families’ Risk Communications Initiative: Using Community Partnered Participatory Research to Address Preterm Birth at the Local Level.  Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Jones L, Lu M,  Lucas-Wright A, Dillon-Brown. N, Broussard., M, Wright, K., Midenberg, M., Norris, K., Ferre, C.,  One Hundred Intentional Acts of Kindness toward a Pregnant Woman: Building Reproductive Social Capital in Los Angeles .  Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Abdou, C., Dunkel Shetter, C., Jones, F., Roubinov, D., Tsai S., Jones, L.,  Lu, M., Hobel, C., Community Perspectives: Mixed Methods Investigation of Culture, Stress, Resilience, and Health Creating Healthy African American Families. Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Lu, M., Jones, L., Bond, M., Wright K,  Pumpuang, M., Maidenberg, M., Jones, D., Garefield, C., Rowley, D., Where is the F in MCH? Father involvement in African American Families Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Lu, M.,  Kotelchuck, M., Hogan, V., Jones, L.,  Wright, K.,  Halfon, N. Closing the Black-White Gap in Birth Outcomes: Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Wright, K., Jones, L., Hogan, V., A Roadmap for Authentic  Community/Academic Engagement for Developing Effective Community Preterm Birth Education Ethn Dis.2010 ;20(Suppl 2)

 

Jones L, Rowley DL, Ferre C, Forge N, Terry C, Davis J, D.C., Baker R, Norris KC. Developing Community-Driven/Community-Partnered Research Projects: Experience from the Los Angeles African American Community.

 

Jones, L., et.al, Community-Partnered Participatory Research: Strategies and Tactics for Improving Community Health, Eth & Dis Volume 19, Number 4 Supplement 6, Autumn 2009, Chapters 1-7

 

Wells K., Jones L., Commentary, "Research" in Community-Partnered Participatory Research, JAMA. 2009;302(3):320-321

Margaret Scisney-Matlock, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marian L. Batts-Turner, MSN, RN, CDE; Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD;  Dorothy Coverson, PhD, RN; Cheryl R. Dennison, ANP, PhD; Jacqueline M. , Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN; Joyce Newman Giger, EdD, RN, ARPN, BC, FAAN; R. Van Harrison, PhD; Loretta Jones, MA; Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, MS; Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH; Ora L. Strickland, PhD, DSc (Hon.), RN, FAAN; Kenneth Jamerson, MD, Strategies for Sustained Behavioral Modification as Part of Hypertension   Management in African Americans

 

Chung B, Jones, L, Jones, A, Corbett, CE, Booker, T, Collins, B. Using Community Arts Events to Enhance Collective Efficacy and Community Engagement to Address Depression in an African American Community. Accepted for publication.  AJPH/2008/141408

 

Jones, L., Koegel, P., Wells, K.B., Bringing Experimental Design to Community-Partnered Participatory Research, Chap 4, Community Based Participatory Research for Health, From Process to Outcomes, Minkler, M., Wallerstein, N., eds. Jossey-Bass pub.10/08

 

Chung B, Jones L, Campbell LX, Glover H, Gelberg L, Chen DT. National recommendations for enhancing the conduct of ethical health research with human participants in post-disaster situations. Ethn Dis. 2008 Summer;18(3):378-83.

 

Vargas RB, Jones L, Terry C, Nicholas S, Kopple J, Forge N, Griffin A, Louis M, Barber L, Small L, Norris KC. Community partnered approaches to enhance chronic kidney disease awareness, prevention and early intervention. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2008 Apr;15(2):153-61.

 

Maddirala JS, Gumbi RV, Perkins J, Ousepperampil S, Moore PD, Jones L, McNairy S, Norris KC. Global-World HIV/AIDS Alliance (GHAA): charting healthy pathways for vulnerable populations. Ethn Dis. 2008 Spring;18(2 Suppl 2):S2-185-8.

 

Jones L., Wells K., Strategies for Academic and Clinician Engagement in Community-Participatory Partnered Research, JAMA, 2007

 

Moini M, Fackler-Lowrie N, M Jones L. Moving From Community Involvement To Community Engagement: A Paradigm Shift. Monograph. 2007

 

Norris KC, Brusuelas R, Jones L, Miranda J, Duru K, Mangione C. Partnering with Community Based Organizations: An Academic Institution’s Evolving Perspective.  Ethn Dis  Chen D, Jones L, Gelberg L.  Ethics of Clinical Research within a Community-Academic Partnered Participatory Framework.  Ethn Dis, 2006; 15(suppl 6)

 

Stockdale SE, Mendel P, Jones L et al.  Assessing Organizational Readiness and Change in Community Intervention Research:  Framework for Participatory Evaluation. Ethn Dis. 2006 Winter;16(1 Suppl 1):S136-45.

 

Patel KK, Koegel P, Booker T, Jones L, Wells KB.  Innovative Approaches to Obtaining Community Feedback in the Witness for Wellness Experience. Ethn Dis. 2006 Winter;16(1 Suppl 1):S35-42.

 

Bluthenthal RN, Jones L, Witness for Wellness: Preliminary Findings from a Community-Academic Participatory Research Mental Health Initiative.  Ethn Dis, 2006; 15(suppl 6)

 

Chen DT, Jones L, Gelberg L.  Ethics of Clinical Research within a Community-Academic Partnered Participatory Framework. Ethn Dis. 2006 Winter;16(1 Suppl 1):S118-35.

 

Chung B, Corbett CE, Boulet B, Cummings JR, Paxton K, McDaniel S, Mercier S, Mercier E, Jones L et al.  Talking Wellness: A Description of a Community-Academic Partnered Project to Engage an African American Community around Depression through the Use of Poetry, Film, and Photography. Ethn Dis, 2006 Winter;16(1 Suppl 1):S67-78.

 

SMITH, JAMES

Heslin, K., Hamilton, A., Singzon, T., Smith, J., Anderson, N. Alternative Families in Recovery: Fictive Kin Relationships Among Residents of Sober Living Homes. Qualitative Health Research.   Published online ahead of print. October 15, 2010 as :10.1177/1049732310385826. 

 

VADGAMA, JAYDUTT (select recent publications)

Wu Y, Shang X, Sarkissyan M, Slamon DJ, Vadgama JV. FOXO1A is a target for HER2 Overexpressing Breast Tumors. Cancer Research: 2010, 70:5475-85

Yin D, Chen W, O'Kelly J, Lu D, Ham M, Doan NB, Xie D, Wang C, Vadgama J, Said JW, Black KL, Koeffler HP. CTGF 
associated with oncogenic activities and drug resistance in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).  Int J Cancer. 2010, Feb 16. 
[Epub ahead of print]
 

Wu, Y, Alvarez M, Slamon DS, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. Caspase 8 and maspin are downregulated in breast cancer cells due to CpG site promoter methylation. BMC Cancer; 2010, Feb 4;10(1):32. [Epub ahead of print]

Mishra DK, Chen Z, Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Vadgama JV. Global methylation pattern in Androgen dependent and independent 
Prostate Cancer Cells. 2010. Mol Cancer Ther; Jan 6, 9(1); 33-45.
 
Thant AA, Wu Y, Lee J, Kumar DK, Garcia H, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. Role of Caspases in 5-FU and Selenium-induced growth
 inhibition of colorectal cancer cells. Anticancer Research. 2008, 28: 3579-3592.
 
Wu Y, Mohamed H, Chillar R, Ali I, Clayton S, Slamon D, Vadgama JV. Clinical significance of Akt and HER2/neu overexpression
 in African American and Latina women with breast cancer: a retrospective cohort study. Breast Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 10;10(1):R3
 [Epub ahead of print].
 
Padda M, Vadgama J, Sandhu P, Dev A, Giannikopoulos I. Clinical Significance of Incidental Colorectal Wall Thickening on 
Computed Tomography Scan in African-American and Hispanic Patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2007. 52 (11): 3159-64.
 

Wu Y, Shen D, Chen Z, Clayton S, Vadgama JV. Taxol induced apoptosis regulates amino acid transport in breast cancer cells MCF-7. Apoptosis, 12 (3) 593-612, 2007.

O'kelly J, Uskokovic M, Lemp N, Vadgama J, Koeffler HP. Novel Gemini-vitamin D(3) analog inhibits tumor cell growth and modulates the Akt/mTOR signaling pathway. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Aug;100(4-5):107-16.

Vadgama JV, Scuric Z, Chakrabarti R, Marzo E, Shen D, Wu Y. Insulin-like growth factor-differentially regulates the expression of HIRF1/cCAF1 and BTG1 genes in human MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Int. J. Mol Med. 2006. Jul: 8(1):129-39.

Sigal G, Tanosaki S, Bose S, Bose N, Vadgama J, Koeffler, P.H. Down-Regulation and Growth Inhibitory Role of C/EBP alpha in Breast Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 11(9):3184-90, 2005.

 

 

 

VERNET, AGUEDA DOLORES

Hikim AP, Vera Y, Vernet D, Castanares M, Diaz-Romero M, Ferrini M, Swerdloff RS, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF, Wang C. Involvement
 of nitric oxide-mediated intrinsic pathway signaling in age-related increase in germ cell apoptosis in male Brown-Norway rats. 
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Jun;60(6):702-8. PubMed
PMID: 15983171.

 

Vernet D, Nolazco G, Cantini L, Magee TR, Qian A, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid  NF. Evidence that osteogenic progenitor cells in 
the human tunica albuginea may originate from stem cells: implications for peyronie disease. 
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Vernet D, Magee T, Qian A, Nolazco G, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Phosphodiesterase type 5 is not upregulated by tadalafil in
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Magee TR, Artaza JN, Ferrini MG, Vernet D, Zuniga FI, Cantini L, Reisz-Porszasz S, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Myostatin 
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Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Vernet D, Nolazco G, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Pioglitazone prevents corporal veno-occlusive 
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Ferrini MG, Nolazco G, Vernet D, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF, Berman J. Increased vaginal oxidative stress, apoptosis, and inducible 
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Ferrini MG, Kovanecz I, Sanchez S, Vernet D, Davila HH, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Long-term continuous treatment with 
sildenafil ameliorates aging-related erectile dysfunction and the underlying corporal fibrosis in the rat. 
Biol Reprod. 2007 May;76(5):915-23. Epub 2007 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 17287493.

 

Magee TR, Kovanecz I, Davila HH, Ferrini MG, Cantini L, Vernet D, Zuniga FI,  Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Antisense and 
short hairpin RNA (shRNA) constructs targeting PIN (Protein Inhibitor of NOS) ameliorate aging-related erectile 
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Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Vernet D, Nolazco G, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Ageing-related corpora veno-occlusive dysfunction 
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Kovanecz I, Rambhatla A, Ferrini M, Vernet D, Sanchez S, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Long-term continuous sildenafil 
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Kovanecz I, Rambhatla A, Ferrini MG, Vernet D, Sanchez S, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Chronic daily tadalafil prevents the 
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Nolazco G, Kovanecz I, Vernet D, Gelfand RA, Tsao J, Ferrini MG, Magee T, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. 
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BJU Int. 2008 May;101(9):1156-64. Epub 2008 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 18294308.

 

Cantini LP, Ferrini MG, Vernet D, Magee TR, Qian A, Gelfand RA, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Profibrotic role of myostatin in 
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Kovanecz I, Nolazco G, Ferrini MG, Toblli JE, Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Early onset of fibrosis 
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Toblli JE, Ferrini MG, Cao G, Vernet D, Angerosa M, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Antifibrotic effects of pioglitazone on the kidney in a 
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Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Stimulating vaginal repair in rats 
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