Uri Avissar, MD 

Barry CT, Avissar U, Asebrook M, Sostok MA, Sherman KE, Zucker SD.    Use of a Standardized Patient Exercise to Assess Core Competencies During Fellowship Training.  Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  2010 March: 111-117.

Smith DL, Keshavan P, Avissar U, Ahmed K, Zucker SD.  Sodium taurocholate inhibits intestinal adenoma formation in APCMin/+ mice, potentially through activation of the farnesoid X receptor.  Carcinogenesis. 2010 Jun;31(6):1100-9.

Francis Farraye, MD

Wasan S, Baker S, Skolnick P, Farraye FA. A practical guide to vaccinating the inflammatory bowel disease patient. Am J Gastroenterol; 2010 Jan; 26.105(6):1231-8.

Farraye FA, Odze RD, Eaden J, Itzkowitz SH. AGA Technical Review on the diagnosis and management of colorectal neoplasia in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology. 2010 Feb; 138(2):746-774.

Hetzel JT, Huang CS, Coukos JA, Omstead KA, Cerda SR, Yang S, O’Brien NJ, Farraye FA. Variation in the detection of serrated polyps in an average risk colorectal cancer screening cohort. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010, Aug 17.

Noronha A, Zhang Y, Shin H, Farraye FA, Nikolajczyk BS, Ganley-Leal LM. Circulating B cells from Crohn’s disease patients promote inflammation and predict disease severity through surface Toll-like receptor 2 expression. Leukoc Biol. 2010 Oct; 86(4):1007-16.

Farraye FA, Nimitphong H, Stucchi A, Dendrinos K, Boulanger AB, Vijjeswarapu A, Tanennbaum A, Biancuzzo R, Chen TC, Holick, MF. The use of a novel Vitamin D bioavailability test demonstrates that Vitamin D absorption is decreased in patients with quiescent Crohn’s disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2010.

Wasan S, Coukos J, Farraye FA. Vaccinating the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient: Deficiencies in Gastroenterologists Knowledge. Inflamm Bowel Dis 20110, in press.

Albena Halpert, MD 

Halpert A, Dalton CB, Palsson O, Morris C, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S, Hankins J, Norton N, Drossman D. What patients know about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and what they would like to know. National Survey on Patient Educational Needs in IBS and development and validation of the Patient Educational Needs Questionnaire (PEQ). Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep; 102(9):1972-82.

Halpert A, Dalton CB, Palsson O, Morris C, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S, Hankins J, Norton N, Drossman DA. Patient educational media preferences for information about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Dig Dis Sci. 2008 Dec; 53(12):3184-90.

Halpert A, Dalton CB, Palsson O, Morris C, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S, Hankins J, Norton N, Drossman DA. Irritable bowel syndrome patients’ ideal expectations and recent experiences with healthcare providers: a national survey. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Feb;55(2):375-83.

Halpert AD. Importance of early diagnosis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Postgrad Med. 2010 Mar; 122(2):102-11.

Halpert A, Rybin D, Doros G. Expressive Writing Is a Promising Therapeutic Modality for the Management of IBS: A Pilot Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun.

Christopher Huang, MD

Huang CS. The role of the endoscopist in a multidisciplinary obesity center.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Oct; 70:763-7.

O’Brien MJ, Yang S, Huang CS, Shepherd C, Cerda S, Farraye FA.  The serrated polyp pathway to colorectal carcinoma. Diagnostic Histopathology. 2009 Sep; 42:78-93

Brian Jacobson, MD

Khalili H, Huang ES, Jacobson BC, Camargo CA, Feskanich D, Fuchs CS. Use of proton pump inhibitors and risk of hip fracture in relation to dietary and lifestyle factors: a prospective cohort study. BMJ 2012;344:e372. PMCID:PMC3269660

Do A, Weinberg J, Kakkar A, Jacobson BC. Reliability of adenoma detection rate is based upon procedural volume.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2013 (in press).

Menees SB, Vargo JJ, Bonta C, Mayo L, Jacobson BC. Drug shortages in America-What about the Gastroenterologist?  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2013 (in press).

Robert A. Levine, MD

Ratziu, V., Sheikh, M. Y., Sanyal, A. J., Kim, J. M., Conjeevaram, N., Chalasani, M. A., Bakken, A., Renou, C., Pal;mer, M., Levine, R .A., Bhandari, B. R., Cornpropst, M., Liang, W., King, B., Mondou, E., Rousseau, F. S., McHutchison, J., Chojkier, M.  A phase 2, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of GS-9450 in subjects with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.  Hepatology 2012; 55: 419-428.

David Lichtenstein, MD

Banerjee S, Shen B, Baron TH, Nelson DB, Anderson MA, Cash BD, Dominitz JA, Gan SI, Harrison ME, Ikenberry SO, Jagannath SB, Lichtenstein DR, Fanelli RD, Lee K, van Guilder T, Stewart LE. Antibiotic prophylaxis for GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 May; 2; 67:791-98.

Lichtenstein DR, Jagannath S, Baron TH, Anderson MA, Banerjee S, Dominitz JA, Fanelli RD, Gan SI, Harrison ME, Ikenberry SO, Shen B, Stewart L, Khan K, Vargo JJ. Sedation and anesthesia in GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 68:815-826.

Levy MJ, Anderson MA, Baron TH, Banerjee S, Dominitz JA, Gan SI, Harrison ME, Ikenberry SO, Jagannath S, Lichtenstein DR, Shen B, Fanelli RD, Stewart L, Khan K. Position statement on routine laboratory testing before endoscopic procedures. Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 68:827-832.

Anderson MA, Gan SI, Fanelli RD, Baron TH, Banerjee S, Cash BD, Dominitz JA, Harrison ME, Ikenberry SO, Jagannath SB, Lichtenstein DR, Shen B, Lee KK, Van Guilder T, Stewart LE. Role of endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient. Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 68:1-10.

Ikenberry SO, Anderson MA, Banerjee S, Baron TH, Dominitz JA, Gan SI, Harrison ME, Jagannath S, Levy M, Lichtenstein DR, Shen B, Fanelli RD, Stewart L, Khan K. Endoscopy by Nonphysicians. Gastrointest Endosc 2009; 69:767-770.

Anderson MA, Ben-Menachem T, Gan SI, Appaleneni V, Banerjee S, Cash BD, Fisher L, Harrison ME, Fanelli RD, Fukami N, Ikenberry SO, Jain R, Khan K, Krinsky ML, Lichtenstein DR, Maple JT, Shen B, Strohmeyer L, Baron T, Dominitz JA. Management of antithrombotic agents for endoscopic procedures. Gastrointest Endosc 2009; 70:1060-1070.

Shen B, Khan K, Ikenberry SO, Anderson MA, Banerjee S, Baron T, Ben-Menachem T, Cash BD, Fanelli RD, Fisher L, Fukami N, Gan SI, Harrison ME, Jagannath S, Krinsky ML, Levy M, Maple JT, Lichtenstein DR, Stewart L, Strohmeyer L, Dominitz JA. The role of endoscopy in the management of patients with diarrhea. Gastrointest Endosc 2010;71:887-892.

Telford JJ, Carr-Locke DL, Baron TH, Poneros JM, Bounds BC, Kelsey PB, Schapiro RH, Huang CS, Lichtenstein DR, Jacobson BC, Saltzman JR, Thompson CC, Forcione DG, Gostout CJ, Brugge WR. A randomized trial comparing uncovered and partially covered self-expandable metal stents in the palliation of distal malignant biliary obstruction. Gastrointest Endosc 2010;72:907-14.

Lichtenstein DR. Acute Pancreatitis. In:Tham TCK, eds. Gastrointestinal Emergencies, 2nd edition Wiley-Blackwell. Chapter 22, 2009:123-33.

Lichtenstein DR. Diseases of the Pancreas. In: Andreoli, eds. Cecil Essentials of Medicine. 8th edition. Saunders, Section VII. Chapter 40, 2010.

Robert Lowe, MD

Lowe RC, ed.  Gastrointestinal Hormones. In, Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity. 2008; 15(1).

Cardenas A, Lowe RC, Oh S, et al. Hemodynamic effects of substance P and its receptor antagonist RP67580 in anesthetized rats with carbon tetrachloride-induced cirrhosis.  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar; 43(3):328-33.

Gustavo Mostoslavsky, MD, PhD

Austin KM, Gupta ML Jr., Coats S, Tulpule A, Mostoslavsky G, Balazs AB, Mulligan RC, Daley G, Pellman D, Shimamura A. Mitotic spindle destabilization and genomic instability in Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome. J. Clin. Invest. 2008 Apr; 118(4):1511-8.

Sommer CA, Stadtfeld M, Murphy GJ, Hochedlinger K, Kotton DN, Mostoslavsky G. iPS Cell Generation Using a Single Lentiviral Stem Cell Cassette. Stem Cells. 2009 Mar: 27(3):543-549.

Mammoto A, Connor KM, Mammoto T, Yung CW, Huh D, Aderman CH, Mostoslavsky G, Smith LEH, Ingber DE.   A mechanosensitive transcriptional mechanism that controls angiogenesis. Nature. 2009 Feb 26; 457(7233):1103-8.

Eminli S, Foudi A, Stadtfeld M, Maherali N, Ahfeldt T, Mostoslavsky G, Hock H, Hochedlinger K. Differentiation stage determines reprogramming potential of hematopoietic cells into iPS cells. Nature Genetics. 2009 Aug; 41(9):968-972.

Sommer CA, Gianotti Sommer A, Longmire TA, Christodoulou C, Gostissa M, Alt FW, Murphy GJ, Kotton DN, Mostoslavsky G. Excision of Reprogramming Transgenes Improves the Differentiation Potential of iPS Cells Generated with a Single Excisable Vector. Stem Cells.2010 Nov;28(1):64-74.

Somers, A., Jean J.C., Sommer, C.A., Omari A., Ford, C.C., Mills, J.A., Ying, L., Gianotti Sommer, A., Jean, J.M., Smith, B.W., Lafyatis, R., Demierre, M.F., Weiss, D.J., French, D.L., Gadue, P., Murphy, G.J., Mostoslavsky, G., Kotton, D.N. Generation of transgene-free lung disease-specific human iPS cells using a single excisable lentiviral stem cell cassette. Stem Cells. 2010 Oct;28(10):1728-1740. Epub August 16 2010.

Ellis, J., Baum, C., Benvenisty, N., Mostoslavsky, G., Okano, H., Stanford, W.L., Porteus, M., Sadelain, M. Benefits of Utilizing Gene-Modified iPSCs for Clinical Applications. Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Oct 8;7(4):429-30.

Novak, A., Shtrichman, R., Germanguz, I., Segev, H., Zeevi-Levin, N., Fishman, B., Mandel, Y.E., Barad, L., Domev, H., Kotton, D.N., Mostoslavsky, G., Binah, O., and Itskovitz-Eldor, J. Enhanced reprogramming and cardiac differentiation of human keratinocytes derived from plucked hair follicles, using a single excisable lentivirus. Cellular Reprogramming. 2010 Dec;12(6):665-678. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

Pessach, I.M., Ordovas-Monatnes, J., Zhang, S.Y., Casanova, J.L., Giliani, S., Gennery, A.R., Al-Herz, W., Manos, P.D., Schlaeger, T.M., Park, I.H., Rucci, F., Agarwal, S., Mostoslavsky, G., Daley, G.Q., and Notarangelo, L.D. Induced pluripotent stem cells: A novel frontier in the study of human primary immunodeficiencies. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2010 Dec 23.

Ansu Noronha, MD

Liang Y, Hasturk H, Elliot J, Noronha A, Liu X, Wetzler LM, Massari P, Kantarci A, Winter HS, Farraye FA, Ganley-Leal LM. Toll-like receptor 2 induces mucosal homing receptor expression and IgA production by human B cells. Clin Immunol. 2010 Oct.

McDonnell M, Liang Y, Noronha A, Coukos J, Kasper DL, Farraye FA, Ganley-Leal LM. Systemic toll-like receptor ligands modify B-cell responses in human inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Aug.

Noronha AM, Liang Y, Hetzel JT, Hasturk H, Kantarci A, Stucchi A, Zhang Y, Nikolajczyk BS, Farraye FA, Ganley-Leal LM.  Hyperactivated B cells in human inflammatory bowel disease. J Leukoc Biol.2009 Jul;86(4):1007-16.

Noronha AM, Selected Summary of Rovedatti L, Kudo T, Blancheri P et al. Differential regulation of interleukin 17 and interferon gamma production in inflammatory bowel disease.2009 Jun; Gut 58(12):1629-36.

David Nunes, MD

Nunes D, Fleming C, Offner G, Craven D, Fix O, Heeren T, Koziel MJ, Graham C, Tumilty S, Skolnik P, Stuver S, Horsburgh CR Jr, Cotton D. Noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis are highly predictive of liver-related death in a cohort of HCV-infected individuals with and without HIV infection. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun; 105(6):1346-53.

Reed C, Stuver SO, Tumilty S, Nunes D, Murray JE, Graham CS, James Koziel M, Craven DE, Skolnik PR, Horsburgh CR Jr. Predictors of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in drug users. Subst Abus. 2008; 29(1):5-15.

Pungpapong S, Nunes DP, Krishna M, Nakhleh R, Chambers K, Ghabril M, Dickson RC, Hughes CB, Steers J, Nguyen JH, Keaveny AP. Serum fibrosis markers can predict rapid fibrosis progression after liver transplantation for hepatitis C. Liver Transpl. 2008 Sep; 14(9):1294-302.

Sullivan LE, Saitz R, Cheng DM, Libman H, Nunes D, Samet JH. The impact of alcohol use on depressive symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Addiction. 2008 Sep;103(9):1461-7.

Walley AY, Cheng DM, Libman H, Nunes D, Horsburgh CR Jr, Saitz R, Samet JH. Recent drug use, homelessness and increased short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems. AIDS. 2008 Jan 30;22(3):415-20.

Paul C. Schroy, MD

Schroy PC, Coe A, Mylvaganam S, Ahn L, Lydotes M, Robinson PA, Davis JT, Chen C, Ashba J, Atkinson M, Colditz G, Heeren T. The Your Disease Risk index for colorectal cancer is an inaccurate risk stratification tool for advanced colorectal neoplasia at screening colonoscopy.  Cancer Prev Res. 2012;5:1044-52.

Schroy P, Emmons K, Peters E, Glick J, Robinson P, Lydotes M, Mylvaganam S, Coe A, Chen C, Chaisson C, Pignone M, Prout M, Davidson P, Heeren T. Aid-assisted decision making and colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Dec;43:573-83.

Calderwood AH, Wasan SK, Heeren T, Schroy PC. Patient and provider preferences for CRC screening: How does CT colonography compare to other modalities? Int J Cancer Res Prev. In press WEBER sent actual papers stored in Faculty folder In Archives on email

Satish Singh, MD

Singh SK, Bartoo AC, Krishnan S, Boylan MO, Schwartz JH, and Wolfe MM. Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide (GIP) Stimulates Transepithelial Glucose Transport. Obesity, Nature Publishing Group. 2008 Nov; 16(11): 2412-2416.

Gillers S, Atkinson C, Bartoo AC, Boylan M, Schwartz J, Klapperich C, and Singh, SK. Microscale sample preparation for PCR of C. difficile infected stool. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 2009 Aug; 78(2):203-7.

Santos S, Chu KK, Lim D, Bozinovic N, Ford T, Hourtoule C, Bartoo A, Singh, SK, and Mertz J. Optically sectioned fluorescence endomicroscopy with hybrid-illumination imaging through a flexible fiber bundle. J. Biomed. Opt. 2009 May-Jun; 14(3):030502.

Cavestro GM,  Zuppardo RA, Bertolini S, Sereni G, Frulloni L, Okolicsanyi S, Masselli E, Calzolari C, Singh, SK, Sianesi M, Del Rio P, Leandro G, Franzè A, Di Mario F. Connections between genetics and clinical data: role of MCP-1, CFTR and SPINK-1 in the setting of acute, acute recurrent and chronic pancreatitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan; 105(1):199-206.

Sharmeel Wasan, MD

Wasan SK, Baker S, Skolnik P, Farraye FF. A Practical Guide to Vaccinating the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2010 Jun; 105(6):1231-8.

Wasan SK, Farraye FF. Do 5ASAs Prevent Colorectal Neoplasia in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis? Still no Answers. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.  2010 Feb; 16(2):358-60

Wasan SK, Schroy PC 3rd. Water-Assisted Unsedated Colonoscopy: Does the end justify the means? Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Mar; 69(3): 551-3.

Travis AC, Wasan SK, Saltzman JR. Model to Predict Rebleeding Following Endoscopic Therapy for Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Oct; 23(10) 1505-10.

H. Christian Weber, MD

Chinnappan D, Qu X, Xiao D, Ratnasari A, Weber HC.  Human Gastrin-Releasing Peptide Receptor Gene Regulation Requires Transcription Factor Binding at Two Distinct CRE Sites. Am J Physiol. 2008 Jul; 295(1):G153-G162

Chinnappan D, Xiao D, Ratnasari A, King T, Andry C, Weber HC. Transcription factor YY1 is over-expressed in gastrointestinal cancer cells. Int J Oncol. 2009 May; 34(5):1417-23.

Majumdar ID, Weber HC. Gastrointestinal Regulatory Peptides and Their Effects on Fat Tissue. Current Opinions in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Obesity. 2010 Feb 17; (1):51-56

Majumdar ID, Weber HC.  Biology of Mammalian Bombesin-Like Peptides and Their Receptors.  Current Opinions in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Obesity. 2010 Oct.