Research - Recent Publications

While most people associate improvisation, or improv, with comedic acting, Amy Zelenski, PhD, assistant professor, General Internal Medicine, also associates improv with a way to teach health professionals how to relate to one another. The results from her work with medical students and health professionals on the effectiveness of improv...
1. Anandan A, Sharifi M, O'Regan R. Molecular Assays to Determine Optimal Duration of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2020;21(10):84. 2. Aziz F, Mandelbrot D, Singh T, Parajuli S, Garg N, Mohamed M, Astor BC, Djamali A. Early Report on Published Outcomes in Kidney Transplant...
New research from Dudley Lamming, PhD, associate professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, is one step closer to understanding the metabolism-regulating complex mTORC2, and the role it may have in regulating lifespan. The protein complex mTORC2 influences lifespan in yeast, worms, flies, and mice. In a 2014 study by Dr. Lamming...
1. Arriola Apelo SI, Lin A, Brinkman JA, Meyer E, Morrison M, Tomasiewicz JL, Pumper CP, Baar EL, Richardson NE, Alotaibi M, Lamming DW. Ovariectomy uncouples lifespan from metabolic health and reveals a sex-hormone-dependent role of hepatic mTORC2 in aging. Elife. 2020;9. 2. Aziz F, Jorgenson MR, Garg N, Mohamed...
Despite large increases in the number of female physicians over the past four decades, there has been no progress in gender integration of the medical specialties over this time. While there are more women in medicine overall, medical trainees continue to distribute into specialties in ways that reinforce pre-existing gender...
Angulo E, Joyner S, Majeed NK, Nyenhuis S. A rare case of peliosis hepatis in primary immune deficiency. In: SAGE Open Med Case Rep. Vol 8. © The Author(s) 2020.; 2020:2050313x20931996. Aziz F, Muth B, Parajuli S, Garg N, Mohamed M, Mandelbrot D, Djamali A. Unusually high rates of acute...
Abou-Alfa GK, Macarulla T, Javle MM, Kelley RK, Lubner SJ, Adeva J, Cleary JM, Catenacci DV, Borad MJ, Bridgewater J, Harris WP, Murphy AG, Oh DY, Whisenant J, Lowery MA, Goyal L, Shroff RT, El-Khoueiry AB, Fan B, Wu B, Chamberlain CX, Jiang L, Gliser C, Pandya SS, Valle JW...
Akdis CA, Arkwright PD, Bruggen MC, Busse W, Gadina M, Guttman-Yassky E, Kabashima K, Mitamura Y, Vian L, Wu J, Palomares O. Type 2 immunity in the skin and lungs. Allergy. 2020. Ascierto PA, Fox B, Urba W, Anderson AC, Atkins MB, Borden EC, Brahmer J, Butterfield LH, Cesano A...
Abad CL, Barker AK, Safdar N. A systematic review of the effectiveness of cohorting to reduce transmission of healthcare-associated C. difficile and multidrug-resistant organisms. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020:1-19. Akhtar WZ, Mundt MP, Koepke R, Krechel S, Fiore MC, Seal DW, Westergaard RP. Prevalence of Tobacco Use Among Rural-Dwelling Individuals...
Brad Astor, PhD, MPH, professor, Nephrology, pictured above, was part of a 16-member, National Kidney Foundation-sponsored working group that developed updated clinical guidelines for vascular access in dialysis patients. The Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access: 2019 Update was published in the American Journal...