Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Resident Publications

Vaibhav Amin
Vaibhav Amin, MDa, Jonathan Finkel, MDa, Ethan Halpern, MDb, Daniel R. Frisch, MD, Impact of Left Atrial Volume on Outcomes of Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients With Non-Paroxysmal (Persistent) and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation, The American Journal of Cardiology, Volume 112, Issue 7, 1 October 2013, Pages 966-970

Archana Anantharaman
Curry JM1, Tuluc M, Whitaker-Menezes D, Ames JA, Anantharaman A, Butera A, Leiby B, Cognetti DM, Sotgia F, Lisanti MP, Martinez-Outschoorn UE. Cancer metabolism, stemness and tumor recurrence: MCT1 and MCT4 are functional biomarkers of metabolic symbiosis in head and neck cancer. PMID:23574725  

Ozlem Bilen
Bilen O, Teruya J.  Complications of anticoagulation.  Dis mon.  2012;58(8): 440-7.

Rene Daniel
Smith JA, Daniel R.  Stem cells and aging: a chicken-or-the-egg issue?  Aging Dis. 2012;3(3):260-8.

Joshua Donaldson
Donaldson JM, Zer C, Avery KN, Bzymek KP, Horne DA, Williams JC. Identification and grafting of a unique peptide-binding site in the Fab framework of monoclonal antibodies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 22;110(43):17456-61. PNA News

Jonathan Dunn
Duran JM, Makarewich CA, Gross P, Husain S, Trappanese D, Dunn JA, Starosta T, Lal H, Sharp TE, Vagnozzi RJ, Berretta RM, Barbe MF, Kubo H, Force T, Houser SR. Sorafenib, “Decreases survival after myocardial infarction by enhancing cell death of cardiac myocytes” Circ Res. 2013; 113(12): Abstract #22907 113(12)

Late-Breaking Basic Science Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013 http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/early/2013/11/14/01.res.0000437189.42751.e0.citation

Rob Fratamico
Rizzolio F., Caligiuri I., Lucchetti C., Fratamico R., Tomei V., Gallo G., Agelan A., Ferrari G., Toffoli G., Klein-Szanto A., Giordano A. “Dissecting Pin1 and phospho-Rb Regulation.” Accepted Article. Journal of Cellular Physiology. DOI: 10.1002/jcp.24107  

Rizzolio F., Esposito L., Muresu D., Fratamico R., Jaraha R., Caprioli GV., & Giordano A. "RB Gene Family: Genome-wide ChIP Approaches Could Open Undiscovered Roads." Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 109.5 (2009): 839-43. Print.

Mahmoud Gaballa
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Jan;26(1):28-35. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq576. Epub 2010 Nov 2. Diabesity: an overview of a rising epidemic. Farag YM, Gaballa MR. Expert Rev Hematol. 2012 Feb;5(1):51-66; quiz 67-8. doi: 10.1586/ehm.11.72.

Management of myeloma-associated renal dysfunction in the era of novel therapies. Gaballa MR1, Laubach JP, Schlossman RL, Redman K, Noonan K, Mitsiades CS, Ghobrial IM, Munshi N, Anderson KC, Richardson PG.

Predictors of Diabetic Nephropathy, Mahmoud R. Gaballa1 and Youssef MK Farag Predictors of Diabetic Nephropathy, Central European Journal of Medicine, DOI: 10.2478/s11536-012-0055-3, Spring, July, 2012

Anusha Ganesh
Adan Mora, MD; Britton Smialek, MD; Alicia Swink, BS; Anusha Ganesh, BA; Bethany Ferguson, MS; Chere Belknap, MHA; Yvonne Al-Ameri, BSN; Alicia Turoff, MBA, Achieving Targeted Tidal Volumes Through Lean Process Improvement, CHEST, Volume: 144, June, 2013

Andrew Garrett and Erin Carnish
Once Universally Fatal: Septic Portal Vein Thrombosis (Pylephlebitis). The American Journal of Medicine. Accepted, pending publication.

Francis Kim
Kim FY, Marhefka G, Ruggiero NJ, Adams S, Whellan DJ.  Saphenous Vein Graft Disease: Review of Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment.  Cardiol Rev. 2012 [Epub ahead of print].

Charles Kistler
C. Andrew Kistler, Gloria Francis, Thomas E. Kowalski, David E. Loren, Jason Kornblit, Douglaa G. Adler, Mohamad a. Eloubeidi, Ali Saiddiqui, Su1542 Rates of Adverse Events in Patients Undergoing Single-Operator PerOral Cholangioscopy and Pancreatoscopy

Bryan LeBude
LeBude B, Fischman D, Savage M, Jasti B, Ogilby D, Giampaolo M, Vallabhan T, Walinsky P.  Safety, effectiveness and outcomes of cardiac catheterization in nonagenarians.  Am J Cardiol.  2012;110(9):1231-1233.

LeBude B, Orloff M, Coben R.  Extensive abdominal aortitis in a patient with Crohn’s disease.  J Cardiovasc Med. 2012;13(9):587-9.

Jeffrey Marbach
Jeffrey A. Marbach,1 Jessica L. McKeon,2 Joyce L. Ross,3 and Danielle Duffy, Novel Treatments for Familial Hypercholesterolemia      

Devi Patel
Devi Patel, Ali Saddiqui, Pancreatic Tuberculosis Mimicking Malignancy,Endoscopic Ultrasound, Volume 2, Issue 1, November, 2013Page Number(s): 1-3

Sheel Patel
Rodriguez J, R Alpaugh K, Patel S, Palazzo J, Berger A, Avery T, Jaslow R, Simone N, Anne R,Tsangaris T, Cristofanilli M., A retrospective review of clinical and pathological aspects of Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Clues for risk adapted monitoring and therapy

Avik Sarkar
Ali Siddiqui1, Haroon Shahid1, Avik Sarkar1, Ashish Sharma2, Thomas E. Kowalski1, Kristen Cox2, David E. Loren1, Douglas G. Adler2, Stage of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma Predicts Recurrence of Biliary Obstruction in Patients with Metal Stents, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Available online 28 June 2013

Siddiqui AA, Sarkar A, Beltz S, Lewis J, Loren D, Kowalski T, Fang J, Hilden K, Adler DG.  Placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer before neoadjuvant therapy.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;76(1):44-51.

Haroon Shahid
Siddiqui AA, Kowalski TE, Shahid H, O'Donnell S, Tolin J, Loren DE, Infantolino A, Hong SK, Eloubeidi MA.  False-positive EUS-guided FNA cytology for solid pancreatic lesions.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Sep;74(3):535-40.

Danielle Tholey
Siddiqui AA, Tholey D, Kedika R, Loren DE, Kowalski TE, Eloubeidi MA.  Low but significant yield of endosonography in patients with suspected sphincter of Oddi dysfunction type III with normal imaging studies.  J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Sep;21(3):271-5.

Eva Tseng
Eva Tseng, MD, MPH1, Wen-Chao Ho, ScD2, Meng-Hung Lin, MS3, Pau-Chung Chen, MD, PhD4, Hsien-Ho Lin, MD, MPH, ScD5, Particulate Matter and Chronic Disease: Cohort Study from Taiwan, ACP National Meeting in New Orleans, April 2012

Michael Valentino
Lin JE, Snook AE, Li P, Stoecker BA, Kim GW, Magee MS, Garcia AV, Valentino MA, Hyslop T, Schulz S, Waldman SA.  GUCY2C opposes systemic genotoxic tumorigenesis by regulating AKT-dependent intestinal barrier integrity.  PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31686.

Resident Papers

Bryan Benn
Christakos S, Dhawan P, Ajibade D, Benn BS, Feng J, Joshi SS. Mechanisms involved in vitamin D mediated intestinal calcium absorption and in non-classical actions of vitamin D. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;121(1-2):183-7.

Benn BS, Ajibade D, Porta A, Dhawan P, Hediger M, Peng JB, Jiang Y, Oh GT, Jeung EB, Lieben L, Bouillon R, Carmeliet G, Christakos S. Active intestinal calcium transport in the absence of transient receptor potential vanilloid type 6 and calbindin-D9k. Endocrinology. 2008;149(6):3196-205.

Ozlem Bilen
Bilen O, Teruya J.  Complications of anticoagulation.  Dis mon.  2012;58(8): 440-7.

Rene Daniel
Smith JA, Daniel R.  Stem cells and aging: a chicken-or-the-egg issue?  Aging Dis. 2012;3(3):260-8.

Liang Z, Diamond M, Smith JA, Schnell M, Daniel R.  Proliferating cell nuclear antigen is required for loading of the SMCX/KMD5C histone demethylase onto chromatin.  Epigenetics Chromatin. 2011;4(1):18.

Jon Finkel
Finkel JB, Marhefka GM, Rethinking Cocaine Chest Pain and Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Critical Review. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011;86(12):1198-207.

Rob Fratamico
Rizzolio F., Caligiuri I., Lucchetti C., Fratamico R., Tomei V., Gallo G., Agelan A., Ferrari G., Toffoli G., Klein-Szanto A., Giordano A. “Dissecting Pin1 and phospho-Rb Regulation.” Accepted Article. Journal of Cellular Physiology. DOI: 10.1002/jcp.24107  

Rizzolio F., Esposito L., Muresu D., Fratamico R., Jaraha R., Caprioli GV., & Giordano A. "RB Gene Family: Genome-wide ChIP Approaches Could Open Undiscovered Roads." Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 109.5 (2009): 839-43. Print.

Mahmoud Gaballa
Farag YM, Gaballa MR. Diabesity: an overview of a rising epidemic. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011;26(1):28-35.

Gaballa MR, Laubach JP, Schlossman RL, Redman K, Noonan K, Mitsiades CS, Ghobrial IM, Munshi N, Anderson KC, Richardson PG.  Management of Myeloma Associated Renal Dysfunction in the Era of Novel Therapies. Expert Rev Hematol. 2012;5(1):51-66.

Andrew Garrett and Erin Carnish
Once Universally Fatal: Septic Portal Vein Thrombosis (Pylephlebitis). The American Journal of Medicine. Accepted, pending publication.

Francis Kim
Kim FY, Marhefka G, Ruggiero NJ, Adams S, Whellan DJ.  Saphenous Vein Graft Disease: Review of Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment.  Cardiol Rev. 2012 [Epub ahead of print].

Steven Krawitz
Doria C, Bodzin AS, Vaccino S, Daskalakis C, Krawitz S, Ramirez CB.  A retrospective analysis of the use of caspofungin in recipients of liver transplant with a modified high index of suspicion for fungal infection.  Clin Transplant. 2011;25(4):569-75.

Bryan LeBude
LeBude B, Fischman D, Savage M, Jasti B, Ogilby D, Giampaolo M, Vallabhan T, Walinsky P.  Safety, effectiveness and outcomes of cardiac catheterization in nonagenarians.  Am J Cardiol.  2012;110(9):1231-1233.

LeBude B, Orloff M, Coben R.  Extensive abdominal aortitis in a patient with Crohn’s disease.  J Cardiovasc Med. 2012;13(9):587-9.

LeBude B, Yadla S, Albert T, Anderson DG, Harrop JS, Hilibrand A, Maltenfort M, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR, Ratliff JK.  Defining “complications” in spine surgery.  J Spinal Disord Tech.  2010; 23(8):493-500.

Avik Sarkar
Siddiqui AA, Sarkar A, Beltz S, Lewis J, Loren D, Kowalski T, Fang J, Hilden K, Adler DG.  Placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer before neoadjuvant therapy.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;76(1):44-51.

Haroon Shahid
Siddiqui AA, Kowalski TE, Shahid H, O'Donnell S, Tolin J, Loren DE, Infantolino A, Hong SK, Eloubeidi MA.  False-positive EUS-guided FNA cytology for solid pancreatic lesions.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Sep;74(3):535-40.

Danielle Tholey
Siddiqui AA, Tholey D, Kedika R, Loren DE, Kowalski TE, Eloubeidi MA.  Low but significant yield of endosonography in patients with suspected sphincter of Oddi dysfunction type III with normal imaging studies.  J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Sep;21(3):271-5.

Michael Valentino
Valentino MA, Lin JE, Snook AE, Li P, Kim GW, Marszalowicz G, Magee MS, Hyslop T, Schulz S, Waldman SA.  A uroguanylin-GUCY2C endocrine axis regulates feeding in mice.  J Clin Invest. 2011 Sep;121(9):3578-88.

Lin JE, Snook AE, Li P, Stoecker BA, Kim GW, Magee MS, Garcia AV, Valentino MA, Hyslop T, Schulz S, Waldman SA.  GUCY2C opposes systemic genotoxic tumorigenesis by regulating AKT-dependent intestinal barrier integrity.  PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31686.

Haroon Shahid
Siddiqui AA, Kowalski TE, Shahid H, O'Donnell S, Tolin J, Loren DE, Infantolino A, Hong SK, Eloubeidi MA.  False-positive EUS-guided FNA cytology for solid pancreatic lesions.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Sep;74(3):535-40.

Danielle Tholey
Siddiqui AA, Tholey D, Kedika R, Loren DE, Kowalski TE, Eloubeidi MA.  Low but significant yield of endosonography in patients with suspected sphincter of Oddi dysfunction type III with normal imaging studies.  J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Sep;21(3):271-5.

Michael Valentino
Valentino MA, Lin JE, Snook AE, Li P, Kim GW, Marszalowicz G, Magee MS, Hyslop T, Schulz S, Waldman SA.  A uroguanylin-GUCY2C endocrine axis regulates feeding in mice.  J Clin Invest. 2011 Sep;121(9):3578-88.

Lin JE, Snook AE, Li P, Stoecker BA, Kim GW, Magee MS, Garcia AV, Valentino MA, Hyslop T, Schulz S, Waldman SA.  GUCY2C opposes systemic genotoxic tumorigenesis by regulating AKT-dependent intestinal barrier integrity.  PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31686.