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Research Publications

Shimizu S, Yadav SS, An DS.(2015) Predicting Stable Delivery of CCR5-Directed shRNA into Human Primary Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells and Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells via a Lentiviral Vector. Methods in Molecular Biology. 235-46.

Specht IO, Bonde JP, Toft G, Giwercman A, Spanò M5, Bizzaro D, Manicardi GC, Jönsson BA8, Robbins WA. (2015) Environmental hexachlorobenzene exposure and human male reproductive function. Reproductive Toxicology. 58: 8-14.

Robbins WA, Berman BA, Stone DS. (2015) Health Effects of Vanpooling to Work. Workplace Health and Safety. 63(12): 554-63.

Hodge, F.S., Kotkin-Jaszi, S., Rahman, & M., Martinez, F. (2015). Use of prescription medication, OTC, and traditional medicine use among Hmong adults. Medical Sciences.

Halpin, A., Hodge, F., Chui (2015). Older adults research in acute care – Breaking the Barriers. Commentary. California Journal for Health Promotion, 13(1):6-10.

Hodge, F. & Bathke, T. (2015). Conducting Focus Groups in American Indian Communities. Journal of Disparities.

Hodge FS, Itty TL, Cadogan MP, Martinez F, Pham A. (2015). The cultural constructs of cancer-related fatigue among American Indian cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer.

Pike NA, Okuhara CA2, Toyama J3, Gross BP2, Wells WJ4, Starnes VA4.. (2015) Reduced pleural drainage, length of stay, and readmissions using a modified Fontan management protocol. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 150(3): 481-7.

Pickering CE1, Pieters HC, Mentes JC, Moon A, Phillips LR. (2015) Gender, Relationships, and Elder Abuse: Assessing Aggression in Mother-Daughter Dyads. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 11(3): 160-6.

Darezzo Rodrigues Nunes M1, Jacob E2, Adlard K3, Secola R4, Nascimento L5. (2015) Fatigue and Sleep Experiences at Home in Children and Adolescents With Cancer. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 142(5): 498-506.

Wieslander CK1, Alas A, Dunivan GC, Sevilla C, Cichowski S, Maliski S, Eilber K, Rogers RG, Anger JT.. (2015) Misconceptions and miscommunication among Spanish-speaking and English-speaking women with pelvic organ prolapse. International Urigynecology Journal. (4): 597-604.

Wilcox SL1, Gustin SM1, Macey PM, Peck CC3, Murray GM3, Henderson LA4. (2015) Anatomical changes within the medullary dorsal horn in chronic temporomandibular disorder pain. Neuroimage. 117: 258-66.

Fatouleh RH1, Lundblad LC2, Macey PM, McKenzie DK4, Henderson LA5, Macefield VG2. (2015) Reversal of functional changes in the brain associated with obstructive sleep apnoea following 6 months of CPAP. Neuroimage Clinical. 7: 799-806.

Jansson BS1, Nyamathi A, Heidemann G, Duan L, Kaplan C.(2015) Predicting Patient Advocacy Engagement: A Multiple Regression Analysis Using Data From Health Professionals in Acute-Care Hospitals. Social Work in Health Care. 54(7): 559-81.

Koniak-Griffin D1, Brecht ML.(2015) Awareness of Cardiovascular Disease and Preventive Behaviors Among Overweight Immigrant Latinas. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 30(5): 447-55.

Minissian M1, Agarwal M2, Shufelt C3, Mehta PK4, Waldman T5, Lentz G6, Cook-Wiens G7, Eastwood JA, Noel Bairey Merz C9.(2015) Do women with statin-related myalgias have low vitamin D levels?. BMC Research Notes 8(1): 449.

Hwang KS1, Lazaris AS2, Eastman JA3, Teng E4, Thompson PM5, Gylys KH, Cole GM4, Apostolova LG7. (2015) Plasma BDNF levels associate with Pittsburgh compound B binding in the brain.Alzheimer's and Dementia 1(2): 187-193.

Howard J1, Inusa B2, Liossi C3, Jacob E, Murphy PB5,6, Hart N7,8, Gavlak J9,10, Sahota S11, Chorozoglou M12, Nwosu C13, Gwam M14, Gupta A15, Rees DC16,17, Thein SL18,19, Reading IC20,21, Kirkham FJ22,23,24, Cheng MY25,26. (2015) Prevention of Morbidity in sickle cell disease - qualitative outcomes, pain and quality of life in a randomised cross-over pilot trial of overnight supplementary oxygen and auto-adjusting continuous positive airways pressure (POMS2a): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.Trials 16(`): 376.

Moscicki AB, Darragh TM, Berry-Lawhorn JM, Roberts JM, Khan MJ, Boardman LA, Chiao E, Einstein MH, Goldstone SE, Jay N, Likes WM, Stier EA, Welton ML, Wiley DJ, Palefsky JM. (2015) Screening for Anal Cancer in Women. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. : 26-41.

Oh KM, Jun J, Zhao X, Kreps GL, Lee EE. (2015) Cancer Information Seeking Behaviors of Korean American Women: A Mixed-Methods Study Using Surveys and Focus Group Interviews. Journal of Health Communications.

Hamilton N, Márquez-Garbán D, Mah V, Fernando G, Elshimali Y, Garbán H, Elashoff D, Vadgama J, Goodglick L, Pietras R.(2015) Biologic roles of estrogen receptor-ß and insulin-like growth factor-2 in triple-negative breast cancer. Biomedical Research International.

Hwang KS, Lazaris AS, Eastman JA, Teng E, Thompson PM, Gylys KH, Cole GM, Apostolova LG. (2015) Plasma BDNF levels associate with Pittsburgh compound B binding in the brain. Alzheimers & Dementia. 1(2): 187-193.

Wang DB, Kinoshita Y, Kinoshita C, Uo T, Sopher BL, Cudaback E, Keene CD, Bilousova T, Gylys K, Case A, Jayadev S, Wang HG, Garden GA, Morrison RS. (2015) Loss of endophilin-B1 exacerbates Alzheimer's disease pathology. Brain.

Hwang B, Eastwood JA, McGuire A, Chen B, Cross-Bodán R, Doering LV. (2015) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Depressed Cardiac Surgery Patients: Role of Ejection Fraction., Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 30(4): 319-24.

Nyamathi A, Reback CJ, Salem BE, Zhang S, Shoptaw S, Branson CM, Leake B. (2015) Correlates of self-reported incarceration among homeless gay and bisexual stimulant-using young adults., Western Journal of Nursing Research. 37(6): 799-811.

Baca CB, Pieters HC, Iwaki TJ, Mathern GW, Vickrey BG. (2015) "A journey around the world": Parent narratives of the journey to pediatric resective epilepsy surgery and beyond., Epilepsia. 56(6): 822-32.

Liu H, Cadaneanu RM, Lai K, Zhang B, Huo L, An DS, Li X, Lewis MS, Garraway IP. (2015) Differential gene expression profiling of functionally and developmentally distinct human prostate epithelial populations., Prostate. 75(7): 764-76.

Kodjebacheva GD, Maliski S, Coleman AL. (2015) Use of eyeglasses among children in elementary school: perceptions, behaviors, and interventions discussed by parents, school nurses, and teachers during focus groups., American Journal of Health Promotion. 29(5): 324-31.

Mentes J, Cadogan M, Woods L, Phillips L. (2015) Evaluation of the Nurses Caring for Older Adults Young Scholars Program. Gerontologist. : 165-73.

Kumar R, Yadav SK, Palomares JA, Park B, Joshi SH, Ogren JA, Macey PM, Fonarow GC, Harper RM, Woo MA. (2015) Reduced regional brain cortical thickness in patients with heart failure, PLoS One. 10(5).

Pavlish C, Brown-Saltzman K, So L, Heers A, Iorillo N. (2015) Avenues of action in ethically complex situations: a critical incident study, Journal of Nursing Administration. 45(6): 311-8.

Herbeck DM, Brecht ML, Lovinger K. (2015) Mortality, causes of death, and health status among methamphetamine users, Journal of Addictive Diseases. 34(1): 88-200.

Woo MA, Ogren JA, Abouzeid CM, Macey PM, Sairafian KG, Saharan PS, Thompson PM, Fonarow GC, Hamilton MA, Harper RM, Kumar R. (2015) Regional hippocampal damage in heart failure., European Journal of Heart Failure. 17(5): 494-500.

Nyamathi A, Salem BE, Zhang S, Farabee D, Hall B, Khalilifard F, Leake B. (2015) Nursing case management, peer coaching, and hepatitis a and B vaccine completion among homeless men recently released on parole: randomized clinical trial, Nursing Research. 64(3): 177-89.

Pavlish CL, Hellyer JH, Brown-Saltzman K, Miers AG, Squire K. (2015) Screening situations for risk of ethical conflicts: a pilot study, American Journal of Critical Care. 24(3): 248-56.

Gaynor JW, Stopp C, Wypij D, Andropoulos DB, Atallah J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hövels-Gürich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams I, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW; International Cardiac Collaborative on Neurodevelopment (ICCON) Investigators.(2015) Neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy, Pediatrics. 135(5): 816-25.

Li X, Li L, Wang H, Fennie KP, Chen J, Williams AB (2015) Mediation analysis of health-related quality of life among people living with HIV infection in China, Nursing & Health Sciences. 17(2): 250-6.

Pavlish C, Brown-Saltzman K, Fine A, Jakel P. (2015) A culture of avoidance: voices from inside ethically difficult clinical situations, Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. 19(2): 159-65.

Palacios JF, Salem B, Hodge FS, Albarrán CR, Anaebere A, Hayes-Bautista TM. (2015) Storytelling: A Qualitative Tool to Promote Health Among Vulnerable Populations, Journal of Transcultural Nursing. : 1-8.

Teng E, Chow N, Hwang KS, Thompson PM, Gylys KH, Cole GM, Jack CR Jr, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Soares HD, Weiner MW, Apostolova LG. (2015) Low plasma ApoE levels are associated with smaller hippocampal size in the Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative cohort, Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 39(3-4). : 154-66.

Burke BP, Levin BR, Zhang J, Sahakyan A, Boyer J, Carroll MV, Colón JC, Keech N, Rezek V, Bristol G, Eggers E, Cortado R, Boyd MP, Impey H, Shimizu S, Lowe EL, Ringpis GE, Kim SG, Vatakis DN, Breton LR, Bartlett JS, Chen IS, Kitchen SG, An DS, Symonds GP. (2015) Engineering Cellular Resistance to HIV-1 Infection In Vivo Using a Dual Therapeutic Lentiviral Vector. Molecular Therapy. Nucleic Acids. 4.

Memarian N, Madsen SK, Macey PM, Fried I, Engel J Jr, Thompson PM, Staba RJ. (2015) Ictal depth EEG and MRI structural evidence for two different epileptogenic networks in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. PLoS One. 10(4).

Sokolow S, Henkins KM, Bilousova T, Gonzalez B, Vinters HV, Miller CA, Cornwell L, Poon WW, Gylys KH. (2015) Pre-synaptic C-terminal truncated tau is released from cortical synapses in Alzheimer's disease., The Journals of Neurochemistry. 133(3): 368-79.

Hsu HK, Brown TT, Li X, Young S, Cranston RD, D'Souza G, Jacobson LP, Martínez-Maza O, Seaberg EC, Margolick JB, Jenkins FJ, Moran MG, Chua K, Bolan RK, Detels R, Wiley DJ. (2015) Association between Free Testosterone Levels and Anal Human Papillomavirus Types 16/18 Infections in a Cohort of Men Who Have Sex with Men, PLoS One. 10(3).

Jung SY, Vitolins MZ, Fenton J, Frazier-Wood AC, Hursting SD, Chang S. (2015) Risk Profiles for Weight Gain among Postmenopausal Women: A Classification and Regression Tree Analysis Approach., PloS One. 10(3).

FitzGerald LZ, Rorie A, Salem BE. (2015) Improving Secondary Prevention Screening in Clinical Encounters Using mHealth Among Prelicensure Master's Entry Clinical Nursing Students, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. 12(2): 79-87.

Tartibian B, FitzGerald LZ, Azadpour N, Maleki BH. (2015) A randomized controlled study examining the effect of exercise on inflammatory cytokine levels in post-menopausal women, Post Reproductive Health. 21(1): 9-15.

Jansson BS, Nyamathi A, Duan L, Kaplan C, Heidemann G, Ananias D. (2015) Validation of the patient advocacy engagement scale for health professionals, Research in Nursing & Health. 38(2): 162-72.

Frazier-Wood AC, Kim J, Davis JS, Jung SY, Chang S. (2015) In cross-sectional observations, dietary quality is not associated with CVD risk in women; in men the positive association is accounted for by BMI, The British Journal of Nutrition. : -10.

Jung SY, Vitolins MZ, Paskett ED, Chang S. (2015) Exogenous estrogen as mediator of racial differences in bioactive insulin-like growth factor-I levels among postmenopausal women, The Journals of Gerantology. 70(4): 495-502.

Lee, SY, Lee, EE. (2015) Cross-cultural Validation of Instruments Measuring Health Beliefs about Colorectal Cancer Screening among Korean Americans. Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing. 45(1): 129-38.

Kim H, Woods DL, Phillips LR, Ruiz ME, Salem B, Jeffers-Skrine K, Salem N. (2015) Nursing assistants' communication styles in korean american older adults with dementia: a review of the literature. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26(2): 185-92.

Pickering CE, Moon A, Pieters HC, Mentes JC, Phillips LR (2015) Relationship management strategies for daughters in conflicted relationships with their ageing mothers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(3): 609-19.

Jansson BS, Nyamathi A, Duan L, Kaplan C, Heidemann G, Ananias D. (2015) Validation of the patient advocacy engagement scale for health professionals, Research in Nursing & Health. 38(2): 162-72.

Shimizu S, Ringpis GE, Marsden MD, Cortado RV, Wilhalme HM, Elashoff D, Zack JA, Chen IS, An DS.(2015). RNAi-Mediated CCR5 Knockdown Provides HIV-1 Resistance to Memory T Cells in Humanized BLT Mice. Molecular Therapy Nucleic Acids, 3.

Dewar SR, Pieters HC.(2015). Perceptions of epilepsy surgery: A systematic review and an explanatory model of decision-making. Epilepsy & Behavior, 44C:171-8.

Phillips LR, Salem BE, Jeffers KS, Kim H, Ruiz ME, Salem N, Woods DL. (2015) Developing and proposing the ethno-cultural gerontological nursing model. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26(2):118-28.

Apostolova LG, Hwang KS, Avila D, Elashoff D, Kohannim O, Teng E, Sokolow S, Jack CR, Jagust WJ, Shaw L, Trojanowski JQ, Weiner MW, Thompson PM; Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. (2015) Brain amyloidosis ascertainment from cognitive, imaging, and peripheral blood protein measures. Neurology, 84(7): 729-37.

Molassiotis A, Uyterlinde W, Hollen PJ, Sarna L, Palmer P, Krishnasamy M.(2015). Supportive care in lung cancer: milestones over the past 40 years.Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 10(1):10-8.

Woo MA, Palomares JA, Macey PM, Fonarow GC, Harper RM, Kumar R.(2015). Global and regional brain mean diffusivity changes in patients with heart failure. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 93(4):678-85.

Wilcox SL, Gustin SM, Macey PM, Peck CC, Murray GM, Henderson LA.(2015). Anatomical changes at the level of the primary synapse in neuropathic pain: evidence from the spinal trigeminal nucleus. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(6):2508-15.

Alshurafa N, Eastwood JA, Nyamathi S, Liu JJ, Xu W, Ghasemzadeh H, Pourhomayoun M, Sarrafzadeh M.(2015).Improving compliance in remote healthcare systems through smartphone battery optimization.Journal of Biomedical Health Information, 19(1):57-63.

Beachler DC, Viscidi R, Sugar EA, Minkoff H, Strickler HD, Cranston RD, Wiley DJ, Jacobson LP, Weber KM, Margolick JB, Reddy S, Gillison ML, D'Souza G. (2015). A longitudinal study of human papillomavirus 16 l1, e6, and e7 seropositivity and oral human papillomavirus 16 infection.Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 42(2):93-7.

Treat EG, Miller ET, Kwan L, Connor SE, Maliski SL, Hicks EM, Williams KC, Whitted LA, Gritsch HA, McGuire SM, Mone TD, Veale JL.(2014). Outcomes of shipped live donor kidney transplants compared with traditional living donor kidney transplants. Transplant International, 27(11):75-82.

Hodge F, Stemmler MS, Nandy K. (2014). Association between Obesity and History of Abuse among American Indians in Rural California. Journal of Obesity and Weight Loss Therapy, 4pii: 1000208.

Teng E, Chow N, Hwang KS, Thompson PM, Gylys KH, Cole GM, Jack Jr CR, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Soares HD, Weiner MW, Apostolova LG. (2014). Low Plasma ApoE Levels Are Associated with Smaller Hippocampal Size in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Cohort. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 39(3-4):154-166.

Nyamathi A, Salem BE, Farabee D, Hall E, Zhang S, Marfisee M, K halilifard F, Musto S, Leake B. (2014). Correlates of Heroin and Methamphetamine Use among Homeless Male Ex-Jail and Prison Offenders.Addiction and Research Theory, 22(6):463-473.

Hodge, F.S., Line-Itty, T., Ellenwood, C. (2014). Communication Pathways: HPV Information and Message Barriers Reported among American Indian College Students. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 12(3):14-23.

Woo MA, Yadav SK, Macey PM, Fonarow GC, Harper RM, Kumar R. (2014). Brain metabolites in autonomic regulatory insular sites in heart failure. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 346(1-2):271-5.

Koniak-Griffin D, Brecht ML, Takayanagi S, Villegas J, Melendrez M, Balcázar H. (2015). A community health worker-led lifestyle behavior intervention for Latina (Hispanic) women: Feasibility and outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(1):75-87.

Rutledge T, Kenkre TS, Thompson DV, Bittner VA, Whittaker K, Eastwood JA, Eteiba W, Cornell CE, Krantz DS, Pepine CJ, Johnson BD, Handberg EM, Bairey Merz CN. (2014). Depression, dietary habits, and cardiovascular events among women with suspected myocardial ischemia. The American Journal of Medicine, 127(9):840-7.

Fatouleh RH, Hammam E, Lundblad LC, Macey PM, McKenzie DK, Henderson LA, Macefield VG. (2014). Functional and structural changes in the brain associated with the increase in muscle sympathetic nerve activity in obstructive sleep apnoea. Neuroimage Clinical, 6:275-83.

Nelson MB, Macey PM, Harper RM, Jacob E, Patel SK, Finlay JL, Nelson MD Jr, Compton P. (2014). Structural brain alterations in children an average of 5 years after surgery and chemotherapy for brain tumors.Journal of Neuro-oncology, 119(2):317-26

Williams L, Hicks E, Kwan L, Litwin M, Maliski S. (2014). Cardiovascular risk profile of veteran men beginning androgen deprivation therapy. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 32(3):99-104.

Sato K, Takeuchi JS, Misawa N, Izumi T, Kobayashi T, Kimura Y, Iwami S, Takaori-Kondo A, Hu WS, Aihara K, Ito M, An DS, Pathak VK, Koyanagi Y.(2014). APOBEC3D and APOBEC3F potently promote HIV-1 diversification and evolution in humanized mouse model. PLoS Pathogens, 10(10)

Dunivan GC, Anger JT, Alas A, Wieslander C, Sevilla C, Chu S, Maliski S, Barrera B, Eiber K, Rogers RG.(2014). Pelvic organ prolapse: a disease of silence and shame. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 20(6):322-7.

Canzan F, Heilemann MV, Saiani L, Mortari L, Ambrosi E.(2014). Visible and invisible caring in nursing from the perspectives of patients and nurses in the gerontological context. Scandinavian Journal of caring sciences, 28(4): 732-40.

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