Seen in the Papers – March

Congratulations to the following individuals for the publication of their work in respected journals from November 1 – December 31, as reported to The Pulse by individual departments: 

Cardiovascular Center of Excellence: 

David Polhemus Every Strike Brings Him Closer to the Next Home Run
– AHA Circulation –

Renal Denervation Improves Cardiac Function in a Swine Model of Heart Failure –

Renal Sympathetic Nerve Activity Mediates Natriuretic Peptide Metabolism via Neprilysin: A Novel Role of Renal Denervation in Heart Failure –

Novel Orally Active Hydrogen Sulfide-releasing Compound, SG1002, Attenuates QT Interval Prolongation and Improves LV Function and Survival in a Murine Model of Ischemic Cardiomyopathy –

Role of 3-mercaptopyruvate Sulfur Transferase in Cardiac Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury –

Cell Biology and Anatomy 

Drs. Emma Schachner and Jayc Sedlmayr published in the Journal of Anatomy “Pulmonary anatomy and a case of unilateral aplasia in a common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina): developmental perspectives on cryptodiran lungs”. The article made the cover of the journal. J Anat. 2017 Dec;231(6):835-848. doi: 10.1111/joa.12722. Epub 2017 Oct 24


Dai L, Smith CD, Foroozesh M, Miele L, Qin Z.  The sphingosine kinase 2 inhibitor ABC294640 displays anti-non-small cell lung cancer activities in vitro and in vivo. Int J Cancer. 2017 Dec 26. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31234. [Epub ahead of print]

Umrigar A, Musso A, Mercer D, Hurley A, Glausier C, Bakeer M, Marble M, Hicks C, Tsien F. Delayed diagnosis of a patient with Usher syndrome 1C in a Louisiana Acadian family highlights the necessity of timely genetic testing for the diagnosis and management of congenital hearing loss. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2017 Dec 11;5:2050313X17745904. doi:10.1177/2050313X17745904. eCollection 2017. PMID:29276601

Crabtree JS. Clinical and Preclinical Advances in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Therapy. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2017 Dec 4;8:341. doi:10.3389/fendo.2017.00341. eCollection 2017. Review. PMID:29255447

Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology:

Couret J, Tasker C, Kim J, Sihvonen T, Fruitwala S, Quayle AJ, Lespinasse P, Heller DS, Chang TL. (2017) Differential regulation of IFNα, IFNβ and IFNε gene expression in human cervical epithelial cells. Cell Biosci. 2017 Nov 2;7:57. doi: 10.1186/s13578-017-0185-z. eCollection 2017.

Amedee A, Phillips B, Jensen K, Robichaux S, Lacour N, Burke M, Piatak M, Lifson J, Kozlowski PA, Van Rompay KKA, De Paris K. (2017) Early sites of virus replication after oral SIVmac251 infection of infant macaques: implications for pathogenesis. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. Dec 14. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0169. [Epub ahead of print]

Ware SL, Crosby R, Fisher R, Hagensee ME. (2017) Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Is Associated With Socioeconomic Gradients Within a Medically Underserved Appalachian Region. Sex Transm Dis. Dec;44(12):750-755. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000675


Dr. Adele Evans authored an article entitled, “Development of Laryngeal Structure and Function: An Otorhinolaryngology Perspective,” that will be published by ASHA in Perspectives, February 2018.

Volsky PG, Hillman TA, Stromberg KJ, Buchinsky FJ, Chen DA, Jackson NM, Arriaga MA. Hydroxyapatite cement cranioplasty following translabyrinthine approach: Long-term study of 369 cases. Laryngoscope. 2017 Sep;127(9):2120-2125. doi: 10.1002/lary.26403. Epub 2017 Jan 6. PMID:28059442