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Top Research Publications: October 2020

Top Research Publications: October 2020

Note: Names in bold are faculty members in the Department of Internal Medicine.

Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Delaney A, Burkholder AB, Lavender CA, Plummer L, Mericq V, Merino PM, Quinton R, Lewis KL, Meader BN, Albano A, Shaw ND, Welt CK, Martin KA, Seminara SB, Biesecker LG, Bailey-Wilson JE, Hall JE. Increased Burden of Rare Sequence Variants in GnRH-Associated Genes in Women with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Sep 1:dgaa609. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa609. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32870266.

Rios M, Wahl MP, Simmons DL, Schlegel A. Skull base lymphoma with panhypopituitarism. Lancet Oncol. 2020 Aug; 21(8):e405. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30221-7.PMID: 32758478.


Jones AL, Cochran SD, Rafferty J, Taylor RJ, Mays VM. Lifetime and Twelve-Month Prevalence, Persistence, and Unmet Treatment Needs of Mood, Anxiety, and Substance Use Disorders in African American and U.S. versus Foreign-Born Caribbean Women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 25;17(19):E7007. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17197007. PMID: 32992680.

Lynch KE, Alba PR, Patterson OV, Viernes B, Coronado G, DuVall SL. The Utility of Clinical Notes for Sexual Minority Health Research. Am J Prev Med. 2020 Sep 30:S0749-3797(20)30277-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.05.026. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33011005.

Toth DJA, Keegan LT, Samore MH, Khader K, O'Hagan JJ, Yu H, Quintana A, Swerdlow DL. Modeling the potential impact of administering vaccines against Clostridioides difficile infection to individuals in healthcare facilities. Vaccine. 2020 Aug 18;38(37):5927-5932. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.06.081. Epub 2020 Jul 21. PMID: 32703744.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Burke CA, Dekker E, Lynch P, Samadder NJ, Balaguer F, Hüneburg R, Burn J, Castells A, Gallinger S, Lim R, Stoffel EM, Gupta S, Henderson A, Kallenberg FG, Kanth P, Roos VH, Ginsberg GG, Sinicrope FA, Strassburg CP, Van Cutsem E, Church J, Lalloo F, Willingham FF, Wise PE, Grady WM, Ford M, Weiss JM, Gryfe R, Rustgi AK, Syngal S, Cohen A. Eflornithine plus Sulindac for Prevention of Progression in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. N Engl J Med. 2020 Sep 10; 383(11):1028-1039. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1916063. PMID: 32905675.

Voaklander R, Bank J, Sossenheimer M, Iravani A. H-type Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Rare Cause of Cough and Dysphagia in Adults. Am J Gastroenterol. October 2019 - Volume 114 - Issue - p S986 doi: 10.14309/01.ajg.0000596564.81949.e9.

DeLay K, Pandolfino JE, Gyawali CP, Frye J, Kaiz er A, Menard-Katcher P, Sloan JA, Gawron AJ, Peterson K, Carlson DA, Khan A, Keswani RN, Yadlapati R. Esophageal Manometry Competency Program Improves Gastroenterology Fellow Performance in Motility Interpretation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Sep;115(9):1453-1459. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000634.PMID: 32453055

General Internal Medicine

Horton DJ, Graves KK, Kukhareva PV, Johnson SA, Cedillo M, Sanford M, Dunson WA, Jr, White M, Roach D, Arego JJ, Kawamoto K. Modified early warning score-based clinical decision support: cost impact and clinical outcomes in sepsis. JAMIA Open. Volume 3, Issue 2, July 2020, Pages 261–268. doi: 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooaa014.

Brunisholz KD, Conroy MB, Belnap T, Joy EA, Srivastava R. Measuring Adherence to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Diabetes Prevention Guidelines Within Two Healthcare Systems. J Healthc Qual. 2020 Aug 12. doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000281. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32842020.

Hematology & Hematologic Malignancies 

Mohyuddin GM, Koehn K, Costa L, Kumar SK, McClune B. Enrolment of racial minorities across 15 years of multiple myeloma randomised trials; calling on researchers to become agents of change. Lancet Haematol. 2020 Oct;7(10):e704-e706. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(20)30281-7. Epub 2020 Sep 1. PMID: 32888415.

Gilreath JA, Rodgers GM. How I treat cancer-associated anemia. Blood 2020, 136: 801-813. PMID: 32556170.

Lim MY, Cheng D, Recht M, Kempton CL, Key NS. Inhibitors and mortality in persons with nonsevere hemophilia A in the United States. Blood Adv. 2020 Oct 13;4(19):4739-4747. PMID: 33007074.

Infectious Diseases

Hanson KE, Barker AP, Hillyard DR, Gilmore N, Barrett JW, Orlandi RR, Shakir SM. Self-Collected Anterior Nasal and Saliva Specimens versus Healthcare Worker-Collected Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Molecular Detection of SARS-CoV-2. (Epub ahead of print) J Clin Microbiol. Published August 12, 2020. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01824-20.

Hanson KE, Caliendo AM, Arias CA, Englund JA, Hayden MK, Lee MJ, Loeb M, Patel R, AltayarO, El Alayli A, Sultan S, Falck-Ytter Y, Lavergne V, Morgan RL, Murad MH, Bhimraj A, MustafaRA. Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19: Serologic Testing.(Epub ahead of print) Clin Infect Dis. Published by IDSA August 18, 2020.

Brintz BJ, Howard J, Haaland B, Platts-Mills JA, Greene T, Levine AC, Nelson EJ, Pavia AT, Kotloff KL, Leung DT. Clinical predictors for etiology of acute diarrhea in children in resource-limited settings. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. In press.

Nephrology & Hypertension

Agarwal A and Cheung AK. Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists in ESKD. Clin J Am Soc Neph. 2020;15:1047-1049. DOI: PMID: 32269029.

Falzon I, Northrup H, Guo L, Totenhagen J, Lee T, Shiu YT. The geometry of arteriovenous fistulas using endothelial nitric oxide synthase mouse models. Kidney360. 2020, 1(9):925-935 [Cover Figure of this issue].

Jonusaite S, Beyenbach KW, Meyer H, Paululat A, Izumi Y, Furuse M, Rodan AR. The septate junction protein Mesh is required for epithelial morphogenesis, ion transport and paracellular permeability in the Drosophila Malpighian tubule. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol, 2020, 318: C675-C694.


Bernstein EJ, Jaafar S, Assassi S, Domsic RT, Frech TM, Gordon JK, Broderick RJ, Hant FN, Hinchcliff ME, Shah AA, Shanmugam VK, Steen VD, Khanna D. Performance Characteristics of Pulmonary Function Tests for the Detection of Interstitial Lung Disease in Adults with Early Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis. Rheumatol. 2020 Jun 25doi: 10.1002/art.41415. PMID: 32583956.

Radic M, Snow M, Frech TM, Saketkoo LA, Cutolo M, Smith V. Consensus-based evaluation of dermatoscopy versus nailfold videocapillaroscopy in Raynaud's phenomenon linking USA and Europe: a European League against Rheumatism study group on microcirculation in rheumatic diseases project. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2020 May-Jun; 38 Suppl 125(3): 132-36. Epub August 26. PMID: 32865167.

Hughes M, Pauling JD, Jones J, Denton CP, Domsic RT, Frech TM, Herrick AL, Khanna D, Matucci-Cerinic M, McKenzie L, Saketkoo LA, Gooberman-Hill R, Moore A. Patient experiences of digital ulcer development and evolution in systemic sclerosis. JoRheumatology (Oxford). 2020 Aug 1;59(8):2156-2158. PMID: 32031630.