List of publications


MD/PhD students are involved in a wide variety of research projects across the OHSU campuses. Below are selected recent journal articles. Students' names are in bold, their mentor's name is italicized.



Bahgat D, Magill ST, Berk C, McCartney S, Burchiel KJ. (2013) Thalamotomy as a treatment option for tremor after ineffective deep brain stimulation. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 91(1):18-23. PMID: 23154796.

Dean JM, McClendon E, Hansen K, Azimi-Zonooz A, Chen K, Riddle A, Gong X, Sharifnia E, Hagen M, Ahmad T, Leigland LA, Hohimer AR, Kroenke CD, Back SA. Prenatal Cerebral Ischemia Disrupts MRI-Defined Cortical Microstructure Through Disturbances in Neuronal Arborization. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Jan 16;5(168). PMID: 23325800

Elferich J, Williamson DM, Krishnamoorthy B, Shinde U. "Propeptides of eukaryotic proteases encode histidines to exploit organelle pH for regulation." FASEB J. 2013 Aug;27(8):2939-45. doi: 10.1096/fj.12-226886. Epub 2013 Apr 12. PMCID:PMC3714588

Hornick N and Kurre P. Letting Physiology Guide the Discovery of MicroRNA Regulators of Hematopoiesis. The Hematologist; Jan/Feb 2013. Review.

Larson MK, Tormoen GW, Patel IA, Hjelmen CE, Ensz NM, McComas LS, McCarty OJ. Exogenous modification of platelet membranes with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA reduces platelet procoagulant activity and thrombus formation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2013 Feb;304(3):C273-9. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00174.2012. Epub 2012 Nov 21. PMCID:PMC3566437

Liu Y, Davidson BP, Yue Q, Belcik T, Xie A, Inaba Y, McCarty OJ, Tormoen GW, Zhao Y, Ruggeri ZM, Kaufmann BA, Lindner JR. Molecular imaging of inflammation and platelet adhesion in advanced atherosclerosis effects of antioxidant therapy with NADPH oxidase inhibition. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jan 1;6(1):74-82. doi: PMCID:PMC3575135

Rees ML, Gioscia-Ryan RA, McCune SA, Browder JC, Zachman DK, Chicco AJ, Johnson CA, Murphy RC, Moore RL, and GC Sparagna (2013). The AIN-76A defined rodent diet accelerates the development of heart failure in SHHF rats: A cautionary note on its use in cardiac studies. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr. PMID: 23298172. [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Saritas T, Borschewski A, McCormick JA, Paliege A, Dathe C, Uchida S, Terker A, Himmerkus N, Bleich M, Demaretz S, Laghmani K, Delpire E, Ellison DH, Bachmann S, Mutig K. SPAK Differentially Mediates Vasopressin Effects on Sodium Cotransporters. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Feb;24(3):407-18. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2012040404 PMID:23393317

Scott G, Fryer AD, Jacoby DB.  (2012)  Quantifying nerve architecture using three-dimensional computational mapping; application to lung, esophagus, skin and intestine. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013  PMCID:PMC3547082[Available on 2014/1/1]

Silk AD, Gast CE, Davies PS, Fakhari FD, Vanderbeek GE, Mori M, Wong MH.Fusion between hematopoietic and epithelial cells in adult human intestine.  PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e55572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055572. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

Williams-Karnesky RL*, Sandau US*, Lusardi TA*, Lytle NK, Farrell JM, Pritchard EM, Kaplan DL, Boison D. Epigenetic changes induced by adenosine augmentation therapy prevent epileptogenesis J Clin Invest. 2013; doi:10.1172/JCI65636  PMID:   23863710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Williamson DM, Elferich J, Ramakrishnan P, Thomas G, Shinde U. "The Mechanism by Which a Propeptide-encoded pH Sensor Regulates Spatiotemporal Activation of Furin". J Biol Chem. 2013 Jun 28;288(26):19154-65. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.442681. Epub 2013 May 7. PMCID:PMC3696682012


Berlow YA, Pollaro J, Krisky C, Snodgrass M, Kohout K, Lewis MS, Wilmington D, Hutter M, Casiana L, Fitzpatrick M, Lilly DJ, Fausti S, Folmer R, Bourdette D, and Rooney WD.  MRI Correlates of Dichotic Listening Performance in Multiple Sclerosis.  Seminars in Hearing. 2012; 33(3):283-294

Braun TP, Grossberg AJ, Veleva-Rotse BO, Maxson JE, Szumowski M, Barnes AP, Marks DL. Neuronal Expression of Myeloid Differentiation Factor 88 Is Not Requisite for the Induction of Sickness Behavior by Interleukin-1ß. J Neuroinflammation 9(1):229 (2012). PMCID: PMC3488557

Cleary DR, Phillips RS, Wallisch M, Heinricher MM. (2012). A novel, noninvasive method of respiratory monitoring for use with stereotaxic procedures. J.Neurosci. Methods 209(2), 337-343 PMCID:PMC3429636[Available on 2013/8/15]

Huan J, Hornick NI, Skinner AM, Goloviznina NA, Roberts CT, Kurre P. RNA trafficking by acute myeloid leukemia exosomes. Cancer Research; Published OnlineFirst November 13, 2012; doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-12-2184 PMID:23149911[PubMed - in process]

Mimoto MS, and Christian JL. Friend of GATA (FOG) interacts with the Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase Complex (NuRD) to support primitive erythropoiesis in Xenopus laevis. PLoS One. 2012 Jan;7(1):e29882.

Pratt EB, Zhou Q, Gay JW, Shyng SL. Engineered interaction between SUR1 and Kir6.2 that enhances ATP sensitivity in KATP channels.  August 6 2012, Journal of General Physiology. PMCID: PMC3409095

Riddle A, Maire J, Gong X, Kroenke CD, Hohimer AR, Back SA. Differential susceptibility to axonopathy in necrotic and non-necrotic perinatal white matter lesions. Stroke. 2012 Jan;43(1):178-84. Epub 2011 Nov 10. PMCID:PMC3246543

Su K, Bourdette D, Forte M. Genetic inactivation of mitochondria-targeted redox enzyme p66ShcA preserves neuronal viability and mitochondrial integrity in response to oxidative challenges. Front Physiol. 2012;3:285. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00285. Epub 2012 Jul 20. PMCID:PMC3401197

Tormoen GW, Cianchetti FA, Bock PE and McCarty OJT (2012) Development of coagulation factor probes for the identification of procoagulant circulating tumor cells. Front. Oncol. 2012; 2: 110(1-12). PMCID: PMC3434442.

Walker JM, Raué HP, Slifka MK. Characterization of CD8+ T cell function and immunodominance generated with an H2O2-inactivated whole virus vaccine.  Journal of virology 86:13735–13744.  PMC3503040

Dillon SL*, Williamson DM*, Elferich J, Radler D, Joshi R, Thomas G, Shinde U. Propeptides are sufficient to regulate organelle-specific pH-dependent activation of furin and proprotein convertase 1/3. J Mol Biol. 2012 Oct 12;423(1):47-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2012.06.023. Epub 2012 Jun 25. PMC3444655, *contributed equally.