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Kudos (July 2019)

July 18, 2019
by Julie Parry


Dorothy Baker, PhD, earned renewed funding for CT Collaboration for Fall Prevention through CT State Department of Rehabilitation Service/State Unit on Aging to continue statewide efforts to move fall prevention evidence into practice across Conn.

Teretha (Tee) Brooks was one of the 2019 honorees at the Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP’s 102nd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner on May 16. Brooks is an assistant administrator III in Internal Medicine, covering the Sections of Cardiovascular Medicine and Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology.

Congratulations to Maureen Canavan, PhD, MPH; Kerin Adelson, MD; et al for their selection as the Yale Medicine Delivery Network Winner at the 2019 Safety, Quality and Experience Conference hosted by Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health for their abstract, “Evaluating the Impact of the Oncology Extended Care Clinic on Emergency Department Visit Rates.”

Congratulations to Michael Remetz, MD, and David Hur, MD for winning the Cardiology Faculty Teaching Award from the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine for excellence in teaching clinical cardiology.

Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, was named to the Board of Directors for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). He will assume his four-year term at the upcoming IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona in September.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Holt, MD, PhD, on being named co-firm chief of Fitkin Firm.

Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD, was awarded the Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award from the American Physical Therapy Association for his manuscript published in Physical Therapy Journal entitled, “Impaired Physical Performance Predicts Hospitalization Risk for Participants in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.”

Anne Eichmann, PhD, was recently awarded funding by the European Research Council (ERC Advanced Grant) to identify key regulators in endothelial barrier function: these will all create potential therapeutic targets to treat different diseases.

Annually, the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale School of Medicine solicits applications for pilot and career development awards to support aging research and training.

  • The recipients of the 2019 awards are: Pilot Study awardees: John Hwa, MD, PhD, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine: Platelets, Oxidative Stress and Aging; and Insoo Kang, MD, Section of Infectious Diseases: Studying the Role of NLRX1 in T cell Senescence and Its Interface with Lung Aging.
  • Pepper Scholar awardees are: Brienne Miner, MD, Section of Geriatrics: Insomnia Symptoms as a Multifactorial Geriatric Health Condition; and Maor Sauler, MD, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine: Assessing Multiple Pathways of DNA Damage Responses in Normal Lung Aging and in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

In addition, Miner received the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s Physician Scientist Training Award.

Kenneth Morford, MD, presented "Benzodiazepine use does not decrease treatment retention in a low-threshold methadone program," at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence in June.

Congratulations to Ernest Moritz, MD, for being selected to "master" status in the American College of Physicians

At the Medical Oncology and Hematology Fellows' graduation, the David Fischer Teaching Awards were presented to Sarah Mougalian, MD, for medical oncology and to Alfred Lee, MD, PhD, for hematology.

Rachel Perry, PhD, recently presented "Leptin's Hunger-Suppressing Effects are Mediated by the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis," and "Leptin Mediates Postprandial Thermogenesis through a Hypothalamic-Adrenomedullary-Adipose Tissue Axis," at the American Diabetes Association's 79th Scientific Sessions in June.

Gerald Shulman, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE, received the Arthur Riggs Award from the Rachmiel Levine Arthur Riggs Diabetes Research Symposium for 2019. He also received the Stanley Mirsky Award from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, N.Y.

Congratulations to Mayanka Tickoo, MD, who was recently named co-firm chief of Yale New Haven Hospital’s Step Down Unit.


All publications listed are from June 2019.

Nancy Angoff, MD, MPH, Med, co-authored the case report, “Renal stone composed of ritonavir,” in BMJ Case Reports.

Philip Askenase, MD, et al published, “Intravenously administered contact allergens coupled to syngeneic erythrocytes induce in mice tolerance rather than effector immune response,” in Folia Medica Cracoviensia.

Robert Attaran, MBBS, et al authored, “Bleeding Complications in Lower-Extremity Peripheral Vascular Interventions: Insights From the NCDR PVI Registry,” in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.

Lori Bastian, MD, MPH, et al published, “Accelerating the Growth of Evidence-Based Care for Women and Men Veterans,” in Women’s Health Issues.

Linda Bockenstedt, MD, et al authored, “Borrelia burgdorferi peptidoglycan is a persistent antigen in patients with Lyme arthritis,” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Barbara Burtness, MD, was lead author on “Afatinib vs Placebo as Adjuvant Therapy After Chemoradiotherapy in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” in JAMA Oncology. Burtness also presented “Point/Counterpoint: Do We Deescalate Treatment of HPV-Associated Oropharynx Cancer Now? And How,” at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference.

Patti Cavaliere’s short story, "Beautiful Noise," was accepted by the Tall Grass Writers and published in their annual Black & White Anthology.

Philip Chui, MD; Yongfei Wang, MD; Rachel Lampert, MD; Karl Minges, PhD, MPH; Alan Enriquez, MD; and Jeptha Curtis, MD; et al published, “Association of Physician Specialty With Long-Term Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Complication and Reoperations Rates: Insights From the NCDR Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Registry,” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Haikun Bao, PhD; Curtis; Minges; et al authored, “Cardiac Resynchronization Defibrillator Therapy for Nonspecific Intraventricular Conduction Delay Versus Right Bundle Branch Block,” in the Journal of The American College of Cardiology.

Alexandra Hajduk, PhD, MPH; Curtis; Mary Geda, BSN, MSN, RN; Harlan Krumholz, MD; and Sarwat Chaudhry, MD; et al published, “Determinants and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury Among Older Patients Undergoing Invasive Coronary Angiography for Acute Myocardial Infarction: The SILVER-AMI Study,” in The American Journal of Medicine.

Curtis; Yongfei Wang, MS; and Krumholz et al authored, “Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries as compared with myocardial infarction and obstructive coronary disease: outcomes in a Medicare population,” in European Heart Journal.

Nihar Desai, MD, MPH; Joseph Ross, MD, MHS; and Krumholz et al authored, “Non-Inferiority Designed Cardiovascular Trials in Highest-Impact Journals: Main Findings, Methodological Quality and Time Trends,” in Circulation.

Amarnath Annapureddy, MD; Shiwani Mahajan, MBBS; Karthik Murugiah, MD; Desai; and Curtis et al published, “Distribution of Industry Payments Among Medical Directors of Catheterization and Electrophysiology Laboratories From the Top 100 US Hospitals,” in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Cesar Caraballo-Cordovez, MD; Kumar Dharmarajan, MD, MBA; and Krumholz authored, “Post hospital syndrome: Is the stress of hospitalization causing harm?” in Revista española de cardiología (English ed.).

Jennifer Miller, PhD, and Ross et al published, “Postmarketing commitments for novel drugs and biologics approved by the US Food and Drug Administration: a cross-sectional analysis,” in BMC Medicine.

Monique Hinchcliff, MD, MS, co-authored, “Towards a new classification of systemic sclerosis,” in Nature Reviews: Rheumatology.

Hyung Chun, MD, FAHA, et al authored, “The apelinergic system: a perspective on challenges and opportunities in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders,” in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

James Connolly, MD, and Joseph Lim, MD, published, “Non-invasive Fibrosis Assessment of Patients with Hepatitis C: Application of Society Guidelines to Clinical Practice” in Current Hepatology Reports.

Joseph Craft, MD, et al co-authored, “Distinct modes of mitochondrial metabolism uncouple T cell differentiation and function,” in Nature.

Neera Dahl, MD, et al co-authored, “VESS26. Risk Factors and Safe Contrast Volume Thresholds for Acute Renal Failure After Peripheral Vascular Interventions,” in the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Rupak Datta, MD, PhD; Ling Han, MD, PhD; Ling Han, MD, PhD; Heather Allore, PhD; Vincent Quagliarello, MD; and Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD; et al authored, “Increased Length of Stay Associated With Antibiotic Use in Older Adults With Advanced Cancer Transitioned to Comfort Measures,” in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Randolph de la Rosa Rodriguez, MD; and Mayra Sanchez, MD, et al published, “Annular pancreas in a 24-year-old woman with persistent abdominal pain,” in BMJ Case Reports.

Mia Djulbegovic, MD; and Liana Fraenkel, MD, MPH, et al wrote, “The Patient Care Ownership Scale: Development of an Instrument to Measure Patient Care Ownership Among Internal Medicine Trainees,” in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Djulbegovic; Alfred Ian Lee MD, PhD; and Kevin Chen, MD, published, “Which patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism should receive extended anticoagulation with direct oral anticoagulants? A systematic review, network meta‐analysis, and decision analysis,” in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

Betty Hsiao, MD; and Fraenkel et al authored, “Preference Phenotypes in Support of Shared Decision–Making at Point-of-Care for Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Proof-of-Concept Study,” in Arthritis Care & Research.

Evelyn Hsieh Donroe, MD, PhD, et al published, “Short-term acceptability of female condom use among low-fee female sex workers in China: a follow-up study,” in BMC Women’s Health.

Solmaz Ehteshami Afshar, MD, MSc, was lead author on, “A Systematic Review of Decision-Analytic Models for Evaluating Cost-Effectiveness of Asthma Interventions,” in Value in Health.

Additionally, Ehteshami Afshar et al published, “Extent, trends, and determinants of controller/reliever balance in mild asthma: a 14-year population-based study,” in Respiratory Research, and “Optimum cutoff values of anthropometric indices of obesity for predicting hypertension: more than one decades of follow-up in an Iranian population,” in the Journal of Human Hypertension.

Peter Ellis, MD, MPH; Brandon Kitay, MD, PhD; and Caroline J. Schmidt, PhD’s Letter to the Editor entitled, “Depression in the Primary Care Setting,” was published in New England Journal of Medicine.

Lynn Fiellin, MD, co-authored, “Assuring Gender Safety and Equity in Health Care: The Time for Action Is Now,” in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, et al published, “Yogurt consumption and risk of conventional and serrated precursors of colorectal cancer,” in Gut.

Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD, et al authored, “Nosocomial Infections Are Frequent and Negatively Impact Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis,” in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Thomas Gill, MD, et al published, “Associations of genetics, behaviors, and life course circumstances with a novel aging and healthspan measure: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,” in PLOS Medicine, and “High-performance acute care hospitals: Excelling across multiple emergency general surgery operations in the geriatric patient,” in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Kaoru Harada, MD, BS; Christina Price, MD; authored, “Subtle But Clinically Significant: A Review of Antibody Deficiencies in Adults,” in Clinical Pulmonary Medicine.

Sally Haskell, MD, et al published, “Gender Differences in Suicide and Self-Directed Violence Risk Among Veterans With Post-traumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders,” in Women’s Health Issues.

James Dziura, PhD, MPH, and Haskell et al published, “Trauma and Sexual Risk: Do Men and Women Veterans Differ?” also Women’s Health Issues.

Paul Hermany, MD, and John K. Forrest, MD, authored chapter 13, “Cardiac Biomarkers in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implementation,” in Transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Brad Stair, MD, and Forrest also wrote chapter 16, “Gender-Related Differences in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.”

Luca Fabris, MD, PhD et al published, “Secretin/secretin receptor signaling mediates biliary damage and liver fibrosis in early-stage primary biliary cholangitis,” in The FASEB Journal.

Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD; and Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS; authored, “Frailty assessment in the ICU: translation to 'real-world' clinical practice,” in Anaesthesia.

Mateus Guerra, PhD; Michele Rodrigues; Dawidson Gomes, PhD, MSc; Michael Nathanson, MD, PhD; and Jittima Weerachayaphorn, PhD, et al published, “Type 3 inositol 1,4,5‐trisphosphate receptor is increased and enhances malignant properties in cholangiocarcinoma,” in Hepatology.

Lynne Iannone, MS; Maria Zenoni, MS; John O’Leary, MA; and Terri Fried, MD; et al published, “Feasibility of Delivering a Tailored Intervention for Advance Care Planning in Primary Care Practice,” in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Uchenna Ikediobi, MD, MPH, published the op-ed, “Prejudice and patient choice: an insidious confluence in medicine,” in STAT.

Silvio Inzucchi, MD, et al published,Understanding Contemporary Use of Thiazolidinediones: An Analysis From the Diabetes Collaborative Registry,” in Circulation: Heart Failure and “Glucose Control and the Effect of Empagliflozin on Kidney Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: An Analysis From the EMPA-REG OUTCOME Trial” in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.

Lucia Jilaveanu, MD, PhD; Curtis Perry, MD; Kevan Herold, MD; Harriet Kluger, MD; et al authored, “B cell depletion or absence does not impede anti-tumor activity of PD-1 inhibitors,” in Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer.

Herold also co-authored, “Standardizing T-Cell Biomarkers in Type 1 Diabetes: Challenges and Recent Advances,” in Diabetes.

Insoo Kang, MD; and Richard Bucala, MD, PhD; published, “The immunobiology of MIF: function, genetics and prospects for precision medicine,” in Nature Reviews Rheumatology.

Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD; Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH; Terry Murphy, PhD; Katy Araujo, MPH; and Henry Yaggi, MD, MPH; et al published, “Pilot study: an intensive care unit sleep promotion protocol,” in BMJ Open Respiratory Research.

Priti Kumar, PhD; et al authored, “Humanized immune system mouse models: progress, challenges and opportunities,” in Nature Immunology.

Katherine LaMonaca, MPH; and Rick Altice, MD, MA; et al authored, “HIV, Drug Injection, and Harm Reduction Trends in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Implications for International and Domestic Policy,” in Current Psychiatry Reports.

Kasia Lipska, MD, co-authored the editorial, “Lack of Glycemic Legacy Effects in the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial,” in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Hui Liu; and Yi-Hwa Liu, PhD, et al published, “Noise reduction with cross-tracer transfer deep learning for low-dose oncological PET,” in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Katherine McKenzie, MD, FACP, et al authored, “Asylum Medicine: Standard and Best Practices,” in Health & Human Rights.

Dennis Moledina, MBBS, PhD; and Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, FACP; authored, “Differentiating Acute Interstitial Nephritis from Acute Tubular Injury: A Challenge for Clinicians,” in Nephron.

Parikh et al published, “Comparison of Urine and Plasma Biomarker Concentrations Measured by Aptamer-Based versus Immunoassay Methods in Cardiac Surgery Patients,” in The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine.

Maricar Malinis, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FAST, et al published, “An interdisciplinary approach to the older transplant patient strategies for improving clinical outcomes,” in Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation.

Jeffrey Topal, MD; Malinis, et al authored, “Improved mortality in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia with the involvement of antimicrobial stewardship team and infectious disease consultation,” in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

Cynthia McNamara, MD, published “Anguish,” in Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine.

Laura Morrison, MD; and Matthew Ellman, MD; et al authored, “A New Competency-Based Instrument to Assess Resident Knowledge and Self-Efficacy in Primary Palliative Care,” in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Edward Miller, MD, PhD; and Daniel Jacoby, MD; wrote the editorial, “Advanced Cardiac Imaging and the Complexity of Diagnosing Cardiac Sarcoidosis,” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Thiruvengadam Muniraj, MD, PhD, et al published, “Genetic Risk Score in Diabetes Associated With Chronic Pancreatitis Versus Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus,” in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.

Keerti Murari, MD, et al authored, “Differences in primary care providers’ and oncologists’ views on communication and coordination of care during active treatment of patients with cancer and comorbidities,” in the International Journal of Care Coordination.

Benjamin Oldfield, MD, MHS, BA; and William Becker, MD; authored, “News Media Recommendations for Opioid Disposal: Keeping Flush with the Guidelines?” in Pain Medicine.

Oldfield was lead author on, “Group Well-Child Care and Health Services Utilization: A Bilingual Qualitative Analysis of Parents’ Perspectives,” in Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Natalija Odanovic, MD, et al authored, “Glutathione Transferase P1 Polymorphism Might Be a Risk Determinant in Heart Failure,” in Disease Markers.

Saad Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD; et al published, “Associations of Statewide Legislative and Administrative Interventions With Vaccination Status Among Kindergartners in California,” in JAMA.

Denizhan Ozdemir, MD, PhD; and Robert McNamara, MD, MHS, et al published the case report titled, “An illustrative case of endocardial fibroelastosis and recalcitrant intracardiac thrombosis: a case report,” in Thrombosis Journal.

Aaron Soufer, MD; and McNamara authored, “Stress Echocardiography: Has Its Predictive Value Declined Predictably?” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Marcos R. Rodrigues; Xian-Man Zhang, PhD; and Rachel Perry, PhD, et al published, "Obesity-associated, but not obesity independent, tumors respond to insulin by increasing mitochondrial glucose oxidation," in PLOS One.

Perry, and Gerald Shulman, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE, et al authored, “Leptin’s hunger-suppressing effects are mediated by the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenocortical axis in rodents,” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Joao Camporez, PhD; Dongyan Zhang; Gary Cline, PhD; Kitt Pedersen, MD; and Shulman et al published, “Anti-inflammatory effects of oestrogen mediate the sexual dimorphic response to lipid-induced insulin resistance,” in The Journal of Physiology.

Tracy Rabin, MD, MS; and Asghar Rastegar, MD, et al published, “Trends of admissions and case fatality rates among medical in-patients at a tertiary hospital in Uganda; A four-year retrospective study,” in PLOS One.

Veena Rao, PhD; Tariq Ahmad, MD, MPH; F. Perry Wilson, MD, MS; Devin D. Mahoney; Eric Velazquez, MD; and Jeffrey M. Testani, MD, MTR; et al published, “Renal Effects of Intensive Volume Removal in Heart Failure Patients With Preexisting Worsening Renal Function,” in Circulation: Heart Failure.

Rao; Xiaojia Guo, PhD; John Chang, MD; Aldo Peixoto, MD; Testani; and Gary Desir, MD, published, “MON-334 TWO FORMS OF RENALASE (BOUND AND FREE) IDENTIFIED IN HUMAN PLASMA BY A NEW ELISA,” in Kidney International Reports.

Anna Reisman, MD, co-authored, “’This institution was never meant for me’: the Impact of Institutional Historical Portraiture on Medical Students,” in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Ilana Richman, MS; and Cary Gross, MD; et al co-authored, “Adoption of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Clinical Practice,” in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Pamela Soulos, MPH; Jeph Herrin, PhD; and Gross et al published, “Association Between Degrees of Separation in Physician Networks and Surgeons' Use of Perioperative Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” in Medical Care.

David Rimm, MD, PhD; and Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil; et al authored, “Reanalysis of the NCCN PD-L1 companion diagnostic assay study for lung cancer in the context of PD-L1 expression findings in triple-negative breast cancer,” in Breast Cancer Research.

Kasturi Roy, PhD, and Ethan Marin, MD, PhD, published, “Lipid Modifications in Cilia Biology,” in the Journal of Clinical Medicine.

Nikhil Singh, MD, PhD; Ruth Montgomery, PhD; and Lloyd Cantley, MD; et al published, “Development of a 2-dimensional atlas of the human kidney with imaging mass cytometry,” in JCI Insight.

Kayle Shapero, PhD, MD; Qurat-Ul-Ain Jelani, MD; and Carlos Mena, MD; authored, “Endovascular Treatment of Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis in Metastatic Malignancy: A Case Report and Review of Literature,” in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Lokesh Kumar Sharma; Wei Li, MD; Pei Liu, MD; Jingjing Feng, MD; and Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD; et al published, “Toll-like Receptors 2 and 4 Modulate Pulmonary Inflammation and Host Factors Mediated by Outer Membrane Vesicles derived from Acinetobacter baumannii,” in Infection and Immunity.

Liangbo Shen, BS; Wei Qi, MD; Jose Duarte, MD; Anil Nagar, MD; Naseema Merchant, MD; authored, “Acute renal and splenic infarctions as the initial manifestations of atrial fibrillation,” in The Lancet.

Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH, et al authored, “Increasing male engagement in the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV: what works in sub-Saharan Africa?” in The BMJ.

Jason Sico, MD, MHS, FAHA, FAAN, FANA, FACP, et al authored, “Processes of Care Associated With Risk of Mortality and Recurrent Stroke Among Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack and Nonsevere Ischemic Stroke,” in JAMA Network Open.

Tamar Taddei, MD, et al published, “Pre‐transplant alpha‐fetoprotein is associated with post‐transplant hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence mortality,” in Clinical Transplantation: The Journal of Clinical and Translational Research.

Jaideep Talwalkar, MD; and Elizabeth Roessler, MMSc, PA-C; et al co-authored, “Incorporating social media into physician assistant education: opportunities to benefit patients,” in the International Journal of Medical Education.

Jose Thekkiniath, PhD; Nicole Kilian; and Choukri Ben Mamoun, PhD, et al published, “Evidence for vesicle-mediated antigen export by the human pathogen Babesia microti,” in Life Science Alliance.

Mayanka Tickoo, MD, was lead author on, “The effect of respiratory viral assay panel on antibiotic prescription patterns at discharge in adults admitted with mild to moderate acute exacerbation of COPD: a retrospective before- after study,” in BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

Mary Tinetti, MD; Darce Costello, EdD, MPH, MBA; Gregory Ouellet, MD; and Mary Geda, BSN, MSN, RN; et al published, “Challenges and strategies in patients’ health priorities-aligned decision-making for older adults with multiple chronic conditions,” in PLOS One.

Ouellet; Gail McAvay, PhD; Murphy; and Tinetti authored, “Treatment of Hypertension in Complex Older Adults: How Many Medications Are Needed?” in SAGE.

Jakub Toczek, PhD; Jae-Joon Jung, PhD; Kiran Gona, PhD; Gunjan Kukreja, PhD, MSc; and Mehran Sadeghi, MD; et al published, “[18F]-Sodium fluoride imaging of calcification in a novel murine model of calcific aortic valve disease,” in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Heino Velazquez, PhD, et al published, “Caveolin-1 Regulates Atherogenesis by Attenuating LDL Transcytosis and Vascular Inflammation Independent of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Activation,” in Circulation.

Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD; and Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, published, “Exome Sequencing in Clinical Hepatology,” in Hepatology.

Virginia Workman, MD; Lawrence Young, MD; Lauren Baldassarre, MD; et al authored, “Presentation of Liver Failure From a Pericardial Mass: The Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Pathology Validation,” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Wei-Teng Yang, MD; and Matthew Grant, MD; authored the case report, “Actinomyces neuii: a case report of a rare cause of acute infective endocarditis and literature review,” in BMC Infectious Diseases.

Amer Zeidan, MBBS; Yannick Stahl, BSc; Scott Huntington, MD, MPH, MSc; Smith Giri, MBBS; Nikolai Podoltsev, MD, PhD; and Steven Gore, MD; et al published, “RBC transfusion independence among lower risk MDS patients receiving hypomethylating agents: a population-level analysis,” in Leukemia & Lymphoma.

Jan Philipp Bewersdorf, MD; and Zeidan et al authored, “One plus one does not always equal two, especially with regard to hypomethylating agents: the question of synergy of azacitidine and lenalidomide for treatment of relapsed acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes post allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant,” in Expert Review of Hematology.

Submitted by Julie Parry on July 18, 2019