Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

MSTP : Recent First Author Papers

The UMMSM MSTP wishes to congratulate the following students on first author papers published since January 1, 2016:

Blumenthal E, Greenblatt S, Huang G, Ando K, Xu Y, Nimer SD. 2017. Covalent Modifications of RUNX Proteins: Structure Affects Function. Adv Exp Med Biol 962: 33-44.
Bray ER, Noga M, Thakor K, Wang Y, Lemmon VP, Park KK, Tsoulfas P. 2017. 3D Visualization of Individual Regenerating Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons Reveals Surprisingly Complex Growth Paths. eNeuro 4.
Caunca MR, Del Brutto V, Gardener H, Shah N, Dequatre-Ponchelle N, Cheung YK, Elkind MS, Brown TR, Cordonnier C, Sacco RL et al. 2016. Cerebral Microbleeds, Vascular Risk Factors, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Markers: The Northern Manhattan Study. J Am Heart Assoc 5.
Chang YC, Ackerstaff E, Tschudi Y, Jimenez B, Foltz W, Fisher C, Lilge L, Cho H, Carlin S, Gillies RJ et al. 2017. Delineation of Tumor Habitats based on Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI. Sci Rep 7: 9746.
Chang YC, Liu K, de Freitas C, Pham A, Cabot F, Williams S, Adre E, Gregori G, Ruggeri M, Yoo SH et al. 2017. Assessment of eye length changes in accommodation using dynamic extended-depth OCT. Biomed Opt Express 8: 2709-2719.
Field MG, Alasil T, Baniasadi N, Que C, Simavli H, Sobeih D, Sola-Del Valle D, Best MJ, Chen TC. 2016. Facilitating Glaucoma Diagnosis With Intereye Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Asymmetry Using Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. J Glaucoma 25: 167-176.
Field MG, Decatur CL, Kurtenbach S, Gezgin G, van der Velden PA, Jager MJ, Kozak KN, Harbour JW. 2016. PRAME as an Independent Biomarker for Metastasis in Uveal Melanoma. Clin Cancer Res 22: 1234-1242.
Field MG, Durante MA, Anbunathan H, Cai L, Decatur CL, Bowcock A, Kurtenbach S, Harbour JW. Punctuated evolution of canonical genomic aberrations in uveal melanoma. Nat Commun. In Press.

Field MG, Durante MA, Decatur CL, Tarlan B, Oelschlager KM, Stone JF, Kuznetsov J, Bowcock AM, Kurtenbach S, Harbour JW. 2016. Epigenetic reprogramming and aberrant expression of PRAME are associated with increased metastatic risk in Class 1 and Class 2 uveal melanomas. Oncotarget 7: 59209-59219.
Funk LH, Hackett AR, Bunge MB, Lee JK. 2016. Tumor necrosis factor superfamily member APRIL contributes to fibrotic scar formation after spinal cord injury. J Neuroinflammation 13: 87.
McCormack R, Bahnan W, Shrestha N, Boucher J, Barreto M, Barrera CM, Dauer EA, Freitag NE, Khan WN, Podack ER et al. 2016. Perforin-2 Protects Host Cells and Mice by Restricting the Vacuole to Cytosol Transitioning of a Bacterial Pathogen. Infect Immun 84: 1083-1091.
McCormack RM, Szymanski EP, Hsu AP, Perez E, Olivier KN, Fisher E, Goodhew EB, Podack ER, Holland SM. 2017. MPEG1/perforin-2 mutations in human pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. JCI Insight 2.
Oluwole SA, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Yi L, Romano JG, Perez E, Tyson BA, Ayodele M et al. 2017. Disparities and Trends in Door-to-Needle Time: The FL-PR CReSD Study (Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities). Stroke 48: 2192-2197.
Perez EJ, Cepero ML, Perez SU, Coyle JT, Sick TJ, Liebl DJ. 2016. EphB3 signaling propagates synaptic dysfunction in the traumatic injured brain. Neurobiol Dis 94: 73-84.
Perez EJ, Tapanes SA, Loris ZB, Balu DT, Sick TJ, Coyle JT, Liebl DJ. 2017. Enhanced astrocytic d-serine underlies synaptic damage after traumatic brain injury. J Clin Invest 127: 3114-3125.
Peschansky VJ, Pastori C, Zeier Z, Wentzel K, Velmeshev D, Magistri M, Silva JP, Wahlestedt C. 2016. The long non-coding RNA FMR4 promotes proliferation of human neural precursor cells and epigenetic regulation of gene expression in trans. Mol Cell Neurosci 74: 49-57.
Phillips MC, Dheer R, Santaolalla R, Davies JM, Burgueño J, Lang JK, Toborek M, Abreu MT. Intestinal exposure to PCB 153 induces inflammation via the ATM/NEMO pathway. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2017 Nov 29;339:24-33. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2017.11.027. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29197519.

Silver ZA, Watkins DI. 2017. The role of MHC class I gene products in SIV infection of macaques. Immunogenetics 69: 511-519.
Stradecki-Cohan HM, Cohan CH, Raval AP, Dave KR, Reginensi D, Gittens RA, Youbi M, Perez-Pinzon MA. 2017. Cognitive Deficits after Cerebral Ischemia and Underlying Dysfunctional Plasticity: Potential Targets for Recovery of Cognition. J Alzheimers Dis 60: S87-S105.
Stradecki-Cohan HM, Youbi M, Cohan CH, Saul I, Garvin AA, Perez E, Dave KR, Wright CB, Sacco RL, Perez-Pinzon MA. 2017. Physical Exercise Improves Cognitive Outcomes in 2 Models of Transient Cerebral Ischemia. Stroke 48: 2306-2309.
Toomer KH, Malek TR. 2017. Cytokine Signaling in the Development and Homeostasis of Regulatory T cells. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol.
Toomer KH, Yuan X, Yang J, Dee MJ, Yu A, Malek TR. 2016. Developmental Progression and Interrelationship of Central and Effector Regulatory T Cell Subsets. J Immunol 196: 3665-3676.
Yang EY, Tabbara MM, Sanchez PG, Abi-Chaker AM, Patel J, Bornak A, Jones KM, Rey J. 2017. Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Thrombin Injection of Iatrogenic Pseudoaneurysms Based on Neck Dimension. Ann Vasc Surg.