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Faculty Publications from 2016

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Defining the role of a medical student during a sub-internship, Dharam Persaud and Frederick Anderson

Faculty Publications from 2015

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Alcohol and Cannabinoids Differentially Affect HIV Infection and Function of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells(MDDC), Marisela Agudelo, Gloria Figueroa, Adriana Yndart-Arias, Gianna Casteleiro, Karla Muñoz, Thangavel Samikkannu, Venkata Atluri, and Madhavan P. Nair

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Effect of Mild-to-Moderate Smoking on Viral Load, Cytokines, Oxidative Stress, and Cytochrome P450 Enzymes in HIV-Infected Individuals, Anusha Ande, Carole McArthur, Leo Ayuk, Charles Awasom, Paul Ngang Achu, Annette Nijinda, Namita Sinha, P. S.S. Rao, Marisela Agudelo, Anantha Ram Nookala, Stephen Simon, Anil Kumar, and Santosh Kumar

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Synaptic Plasticity and Neurological Disorders in Neurotropic Viral Infections, Venkata Atluri, Melissa Hidalgo, Thangavel Samikkannu, Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati, and Madhavan Nair

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Assessing the prevalence of autoimmune, endocrine, gynecologic, and psychiatric comorbidities in an ethnically diverse cohort of female fibromyalgia patients: does the time from hysterectomy provide a clue?, Larry Brooks, Joseph Hadi, Kyle T. Amber, Michelle Weiner, Christopher L. LaRiche, and Tamar Ference

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Unusual etiology for upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a previously healthy child, Madhuradhar Chegondi, Tara Loux, Balagangadhar R. Totapally, and Cathy A. Burnweit

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Mucociliary dysfunction in HIV and smoked substance abuse, Srinivasan Chinnapaiyan and Hoshang J. Unwalla

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Interactive effects of cocaine on HIV infection: implication in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder and neuroAIDS., Santosh Dahal, Sai V. P. Chitti, Madhavan Nair, and Shailendra K. Saxena

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Differing roles of autophagy in HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment and encephalitis with implications for morphine co-exposure, Seth M. Dever, Myosotys Rodriguez, Jessica Lapierre, Blair N. Costin, and Nazira El-Hage

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Downregulation of host tryptophan-aspartate containing coat (TACO) gene restricts the entry and survival of Leishmania donovani in human macrophage model, Venkateswara Reddy Gogulamudi, Mohan Lal Dubey, Deepak Kaul, and Venkata Atluri

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Inclusion of Neuropsychological Scores in Atrophy Models Improves Diagnostic Classification of Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment, Mohammed Goryawala, Qi Zhou, Warren Barker, David A. Lowenstein, and Ranjan Duara

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Spatial Positioning of All 24 Chromosomes in the Lymphocytes of Six Subjects: Evidence of Reproducible Positioning and Spatial Repositioning following DNA Damage with Hydrogen Peroxide and Ultraviolet B, Dimitrios Ioannou, Lakshmi Kandukuri, Ameer Quadri, Victor Becerra, Joe Leigh Simpson, and Helen G. Tempest

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Species-Specific Antimonial Sensitivity in Leishmania Is Driven by Post-Transcriptional Regulation of AQP1, Goutam Mandal, Srotoswati Mandal, Mansi Sharma, Karen Santos Charret, Barbara Papadopoulou, Hiranmoy Bhattacharjee, and Rita Mukhopadhyay

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Learned Hopelessness, Suzanne Minor

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A Team Reacts to a Patient’s Death, Suzanne Minor, Sanaz Kashan, and Maite Castillo

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Fibonacci Series, Golden Proportions, and the Human Biology, Dharam Persaud and James P. O'Leary

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Interaction of drugs of abuse and microRNA with HIV: a brief review., Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel and Madhavan P.N. Nair

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Sterile alpha motif and histidine/aspartic acid domain-containing protein 1 (SAMHD1)-facilitated HIV restriction in astrocytes is regulated by miRNA-181a, Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel, Andrea Raymond, Venkata Atluri, Vidya Sagar, Shaeilendra K. Saxena, Patricia Diaz, Semithe Chevelon, Michael Concepcion, and Madhavan Nair

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DJ1 expression downregulates in neuroblastoma cells (SK-N-MC) chronically exposed to HIV-1 and cocaine, Upal Roy, Venkata Atluri, Marisela Agudelo, Adriana Yndart, Zaohua Huang, and Madhavan Nair

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Role of MRP transporters in regulating antimicrobial drug inefficacy and oxidative stress-induced pathogenesis during HIV-1 and TB infections., Upal Roy, Paul Barber, Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh, Elena V. Batrakova, Debasis Mondal, and Madhavan Nair

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Preparation and characterization of anti-HIV nanodrug targeted to microfold cell of gut-associated lymphoid tissue, Upal Roy, Hong Ding, Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel, Andrea Raymond, Venkata Atluri, Adriana Yndart, Elena Kaftanovskaya, Elena Batrakova, Marisela Agudelo, and Madhavan Nair

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HIV-1 gp120 and morphine induced oxidative stress: role in cell cycle regulation, Thangaval Samikkannu, Deep Ranjith, Kurapati V.K. Rao, Venkata Alturi, Emely Pimentel, Nazira El-Hage, and Madhavan Nair

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HIV Subtypes B and C gp120 and Methamphetamine Interaction: Dopaminergic System Implicates Differential Neuronal Toxicity, Thangavel Samikkannu, Kurapati V.K. Rao, Abdul Ajees Abdul Salam, Venkata Atluri, Elena Kaftanovskaya, Marisela Agudelo, Suray Perez, Changwon Yoo, Andrea Raymond, Hong Ding, and Madhavan Nair

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New therapies for relapsed castration-resistant prostate cancer based on peptide analogs of hypothalamic hormones, Andrew V. Schally, Norman L. Block, and Ferenc g. Rick

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Triple negative breast cancers express receptors for LHRH and are potential therapeutic targets for cytotoxic LHRH-analogs, AEZS 108 and AEZS 125, Stephen Seitz, Stefan Buchholz, Andrew Victor Schally, Florian Weber, Monika Klinkhammer-Schalke, Elizabeth C. Inwald, Roberto Perez, Ferenc G. Rick, Luca Szakontay, Florian Hohla, Sabine Segerer, Chui Wai Kwok, Olaf Ortmann, and Jorg Bernhard Engel

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Factors Affecting Compliance With Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Households Residing in the Largely Haitian Community of Little Haiti, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Meredith Leigh Wilcox, Juan M. Acuna, Pura Rodríguez de la Vega, Grettel Castro, and Purnima Madhivanan

Faculty Publications from 2014

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In Vitro Evaluation of Fluorescence Glucose Biosensor Response, Mamdouh Aloraefy, T. Joshua Pfefer, Jessica C. Ramella-Roman, and Kim E. Sapsford

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Vorinostat positively regulates synaptic plasticity genes expression and spine density in HIV infected neurons: role of nicotine in progression of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder, Venkata Atluri, Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel, Thangavel Samikkannu, Vidya Sagar, Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati, Shailendra K. Saxena, Adriana Yndart, Andrea Raymond, Hong Ding, Oscar Hernandez, and Madhavan Nair

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Physician tracking in sub-Saharan Africa: current initiatives and opportunities, Candice Chen, Sarag Baird, Katumba Ssentongo, Sinit Mehtsun, Emiola Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa, Jim Scott, Nelson Sewankambo, Zohray Talib, Melissa Ward-Peterson, Damen Haile Mariam, and Paschalis Rugarabamu

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Protective effect of Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone agonist in bacterial toxin-induced pulmonary barrier dysfunction, Istavan Czikora, Supriya Sridhar, Boris Gorshkov, Irina B. Alieva, Anita Kasa, Joyce Gonzales, Olena Patapenko, Nagavedi S. Umapathy, Helena Pilich, Ferenc g. Rick, Norman L. Block, Alexander D. Verin, Trinidad Chakraborty, Michael A. Matthay, Andrew V. Schally, and Rudolf Lucas

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FMR1 Premutation Is an Uncommon Explanation for Premature Ovarian Failure in Han Chinese, Ting Guo, Yingying Qin, Xue Jiao, Guangyu Li, Joe Leigh Simpson, and Zi-Jiang Chen

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INPP4B suppresses prostate cancer cell invasion, Myles C. Hodgson, Elena I. Deryugina, Egla Suarez, Sandra M. Lopez, Dong Lin, Hui Xue, Ivan P. Gorlov, Yuzhuo Wang, and Irina U. Agoulnik

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Targeted therapy in advanced metastatic colorectal cancer: Current concepts and perspectives, Florian Hohla, Thomas Winder, Richard Greil, Ferenc g. Rick, Norman L. Block, and Andrew V. Schally

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Cigarette smoking worsens systemic inflammation in persons with metabolic syndrome, Omar Jamal, Ehimen C. Aneni, Sameer Shaharyar, Shozab S. Ali, Don Parris, John W. McEvoy, Emir Veledar, Michael J. Blaha, Roger S. Blumenthal, Arthur Agatston, Raquel D. Conceicao, Theodore Feldman, Jose A. Carvalho, Raul D. Santos, and Khurram Nasir

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Depression and anxiety and their association with healthcare utilization in pediatric lupus and mixed connective tissue disease patients: a cross-sectional study, Andrea Knight, Pamela Wise, Knashawn Morales, Marsha Gerdes, Allyson Gutstein, Michelle Vickery, and Ron Keren

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Random Sample Community-Based Health Surveys: Does the Effort to Reach Participants Matter?, Antoine Messiah, Grettel Castro, Pura Rodríguez de la Vega, and Juan M. Acuna

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Role of innate immunity in the pathogenesis of otitis media, Rahul Mittal, Joyson Kodiyan, Robert Gerring, Kalai Mathee, Jiang-Dong Li, M'hamed Grati, and Xue Zhong Liu

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Uphill battle: The saga of hCG research that led to a paradigm shift, C. V. Rao

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β-Amyloid1-42, HIV-1Ba-L (Clade B) Infection and Drugs of Abuse Induced Degeneration in Human Neuronal Cells and Protective Effects of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and Its Constituent Withanolide A, Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati, Thangavel Samikkannu, Venkata Atluri, Elena Kaftanovskaya, Adriana Yndart, and Madhavan Nair

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Beyond BMI: The “Metabolically healthy obese” phenotype & its association with clinical/subclinical cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality -- a systematic review, Lara L. Roberson, Ehimen C. Aneni, Wasim Maziak, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Michael J. Blaha, Raul D. Santos, Andrei Sposito, Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, Ron Blankenstein, Matthew J. Budoff, and Khurram Nasir

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The prevalence of the metabolically healthy obese phenotype in an aging population and its association with subclinical cardiovascular disease: The Brazilian study on healthy aging, Lara Roberson, Sameer Shaharyar, Ehimen Aneni, Wladimir Freitas, Michael Blaha, Arthur Agatston, Roger Blumenthal, Raul D. Santos, Hamid Feiz, Khurram Nasir, and Andrei Sposito

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Immunopathogenesis of HIV Infection in Cocaine Users: Role of Arachidonic Acid, Thangavel Samikkannu, Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati, Hong Ding, Marisela Agudelo, Andrea Raymond, Changwon Yoo, and Madhavan Nair

Faculty Publications from 2013

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Human Synaptic Plasticity Gene Expression Profile and Dendritic Spine Density Changes in HIV-Infected Human CNS Cells: Role in HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND), Venakata Subba Rao Alturi, Sudheesh P. Kanthikeel, Pichili V.B. Reddy, Adriana Yndart, and Madhavan P.N. Nair

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Transcriptome Analysis Reveals New Insights into the Modulation of Endometrial Stromal Cell Receptive Phenotype by Embryo-Derived Signals Interleukin-1 and Human Chorionic Gonadotropin: Possible Involvement in Early Embryo Implantation, Amélie Bourdiec, Ezequiel Calvo, C. V. Rao, and Ali Akoum

The Fate of Spermatogonial Stem Cells in the Cryptorchid Testes of RXFP2 Deficient Mice, Lydia Ferguson, Javier J. How, and Alexander I. Agoulnik

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Magneto-electric Nanoparticles to Enable Field-controlled High-Specificity Drug Delivery to Eradicate Ovarian Cancer Cells, Rakesh Guduru, Ping Liang, Carolyn Runowicz, Madhavan Nair, Venkata Atluri, and Sakhrat Khizroev

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Reduced Androgen Receptor Expression Accelerates the Onset of ERBB2 Induced Breast Tumors in Female Mice, Myles C. Hodgson, Garrett VanOstran, Sarah Alghamdi, Robert J. Poppiti, Alexander I. Agoulnik, and Irina U. Agoulnik

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NOTCH1 Gain of Function in Germ Cells Causes Failure of Spermatogenesis in Male Mice, Zaohua Huang, Bryan Rivas, and Alexander I. Agoulnik

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Better primer design for metagenomics applications by increasing taxonomic distinguishability, Melita Jaric, Jonathan Segal, Eugenia Silva-Herzog, Lisa Schneper, Kalai Mathee, and Giri Narasimhan

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Novel NR5A1 Missense Mutation in Premature Ovarian Failure: Detection in Han Chinese Indicates Causation in Different Ethnic Groups, Xue Jiao, Yingying Qin, Guangyu Li, Shidou Zhao, Li You, Jinlong Ma, Joe Leigh Simpson, and Zi-Jiang Chen

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Cocaine Enhances HIV-1 Infectivity in Monocyte Derived Dendritic Cells by Suppressing microRNA-155, Jessica Napuri, Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel, Andrea Raymond, Marisela Agudelo, Adriana Yndart-Arias, Madhavan Nair, and Shailendra K. Saxena

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Effect of GSTM1-Polymorphism on Disease Progression and Oxidative Stress in HIV Infection: Modulation by HIV/HCV Co- Infection and Alcohol Consumption, Mary Parsons, Adriana Campa, Shenghan Lai, Yinghui Li, Janet Diaz Martinez, Jorge Murillo, Pedro Greer, Sabrina Sales Martinez, and Marianna K. Baum

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Targeted Brain Derived Neurotropic Factors (BDNF) Delivery across the Blood-Brain Barrier for Neuro-Protection Using Magnetic Nano Carriers: An In-Vitro Study, Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel, Venkata Subba Rao Atluri, Vidya Sagar, Shailendra K. Saxena, and Madhavan Nair

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Increased rate of cholecystectomies performed with doubtful or no indications after laparoscopy introduction: a single center experience, Elia Pulvirenti, Adriana Toro, Michel Gagner, Maurizio Mannino, and Isidoro Di Carlo

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Specific Increase in MDR1 Mediated Drug-Efflux in Human Brain Endothelial Cells following Co-Exposure to HIV-1 and Saquinavir, Upal Roy, Christine Bulot, Kerstin Honer zu Bentrup, and Debasis Mondal

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HIV infection and drugs of abuse: role of acute phase proteins, Thangavel Samikkannu, Kurapti VK Rao, Adriana Y. Arias, Aarthi Kalaichezian, Vidya Sagar, Changwon Yoo, and Madhavan PN Nair

Faculty Publications from 2012

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Are marginalized women being left behind? A population-based study of institutional deliveries in Karnataka, India, Paul C. Adamson, Karl Krupp, Bhavana Niranjankumar, Alexandra H. Freeman, Mudassir Khan, and Purniman Madhivanan

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Potential for Cell-Transplant Therapy with Human Neuronal Precursors to Treat Neuropathic Pain in Models of PNS and CNS Injury: Comparison of hNT2.17 and hNT2.19 Cell Lines, Mary J. Eaton, Yerko Berrocal, and Stacey Q. Wolfe

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Review of the History and Current Status of Cell-Transplant Approaches for the Management of Neuropathic Pain, Mary J. Eaton, Yerko Berrocal, Stacey Q. Wolfe, and Eva Widerström-Noga

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Living with Uncertainty: Acting in the Best Interests of Women, Erica Gollub and Zena Stein

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Epidemiologic Features of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis among Reproductive-Age Women in India, Sujit D. Rathod, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Karl Krupp, Arthur R. Rhinegold, and Purnima Madhivanan

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Interactive Effects of Morphine on HIV Infection: Role in HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder, Pichili Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, Sudheesh P. Kanthikeel, Shailendra K. Saxena, and Madhavan P.N. Nair

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Magneto-Electric Nano-Particles for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Kun Yue, Rakesh Guduru, Jeongmin Hong, Ping Liang, Madhavan Nair, and Sakhrat Khizroev

Faculty Publications from 2011

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Characterization of N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading bacteria associated with the Zingiber officinale (ginger) rhizosphere: Co-existence of quorum quenching and quorum sensing in Acinetobacter and Burkholderia, Kok-Gan Chan, Steve Atkinson, Kalai Mathee, Choon-Kook Sam, Siri Ram Chhabra, Miguel Cámara, Chong-Lek Koh, and Paul Williams

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Postmortem Demonstration of the Source of Pulmonary Thromboembolism: The Importance of the Autopsy, Gina Elhammady, Andrew T. Schubeck, Vicky El-Najjar, and Morton J. Robinson

Faculty Publications from 2010

Magnetic nanoformulation of azidothymidine 5’-triphosphate for targeted delivery across the blood–brain barrier, Zainulabedin M. Saiyed, Nimisha H. Ghandi, and Madhavan P.N. Nair

Faculty Publications from 2009

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Comparative transcriptome analyses of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Deepak Balasubramanian and Kalai Mathee

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Arsenic transport by zebrafish aquaglyceroporins, Mohamad Hamdi, Marco A. Sanchez, Lauren C. Beene, Qianyong Liu, Scott M. Landfear, Barry P. Rosen, and Zijuan Liu