List of Publications Acknowledging PRCTRC Support

Health Disparity AreaPublication YearReference
Cancer2017Cruz-Correa M., Pérez-Mayoral, J., Dutil, J., Echenique, M., Mosquera, R., … & Puerto Rico Clinical Cancer Genetics Consortia. (2017). Hereditary cancer syndromes in Latino populations: genetic characterization and surveillance guidelines. Hered Cancer Clin Pract., 15, 3. doi: 10.1186/s13053-017-0063-z.
Neuroscience2017Cumba-Aviles, E. (2017). Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for Latino Youth With Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Case Study. Clinical Case Studies, 16 (1) 58–75.
(Other) Oral Health2017Leslie, E. J., Carlson, J. C., Shaffer, J. R., Butali, A., Buxo, C. J., Castilla, E. E., . . . & Marazita, M. L. (2017). Genome-wide meta-analyses of nonsyndromic orofacial clefts identify novel associations between FOXE1 and all orofacial clefts, and TP63 and cleft lip with or without cleft palate. Hum Genet, 136(3), 275-286. doi:10.1007/s00439-016-1754-7
(Other) Oral Health2017Morou-Bermudez, E., Loza-Herrero, M. A., Garcia-Rivas, V., Suarez-Perez, E., & Billings, R. J. Oral Bacterial Acid–Base Metabolism in Caries Screening. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 0(0), 2380084416673049. doi:10.1177/2380084416673049
Cardiovascular Disease2017Perez, C. M., Munoz, F., Andriankaja, O. M., Ritchie, C. S., Martinez, S., Vergara, J., . . . & Joshipura, K. J. (2016). Cross-sectional associations of impaired glucose metabolism measures with bleeding on probing and periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. doi:10.1111/jcpe.12662
(Other) Oral Health2016Abreu, O. J., Tatakis, D. N., Elias-Boneta, A. R., Lopez Del Valle, L., Hernandez, R., Pousa, M. S., & Palacios, C. (2016). Low vitamin D status strongly associated with periodontitis in Puerto Rican adults. BMC Oral Health, 16(1), 89. doi:10.1186/s12903-016-0288-7
(Other) Inflammatory Bowel Disease2016Abreu-Delgado, Y., Isidro, R.A., Torres, E. A., González, A., Cruz, M.L., Isidro… & Appleyard, C.B. (2016). Serum vitamin D and colonic vitamin D receptor in inflammatory bowel disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 22(13), 3581–3591.
Cancer2016Alcedo-Guardia, R., Labat, E., Blas-Boria, D., & Vivas-Mejia, P. E. (2016). Diagnosis and New Treatment Modalities for Glioblastoma: Do They Improve Patient Survival? Curr Mol Med, 16.
HIV2016Althoff, K.N., Rebeiro, P.F., Hanna, D.B., Padgett, D., Horberg, M.A., Grinsztejn, B., … & North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2016). A picture is worth a thousand words: maps of HIV indicators to inform research, programs, and policy from NA-ACCORD and CCASAnet clinical cohorts J Int AIDS Soc, 19, 20707.
Cancer2016Báez-Vega, P.M., Vargas, I.M., Valiyeva, F., Rosado, J.E., Roman, A., Flores, J., ... & Vivas-Mejia, P.E. (2016). Targeting miR-21-3p inhibits proliferation and invasion of ovarian cancer cells. Oncotarget. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.9216
HIV2016Buchacz, K., Lau, B., Jing, Y., Bosch, R., Abraham, A., … & Brook, J. (2016). Incidence of first AIDS-defining opportunistic infection (AOis) in a Multicohoert Analysis of HIV infected Perosnda in the US and Canada, 2000-2010. J Infect Dis. DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiw085 http://jid.oxfordjournals .org/
HIV2016Cesar, C., Koethe, J. R., Giganti, M. J., Rebeiro, P., Althoff, K. N., … & North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2016). Health outcomes among HIV-positive Latinos initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America versus Central and South America. J Int AIDS Soc, 19(1), 20684. doi:10.7448/ias.19.1.20684
Neuroscience2016Colon, K., Perez-Laspiur, J., Quiles, R., Rodriguez, Y., Wojna, V., Shaffer, S. A Leszyk, J., Skolasky, R.L. & Melendez, L. M. (2016). Macrophage secretome from women with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Proteomics Clin Appl, 10(2), 136-143. doi:10.1002/prca.201400203
Cancer2016Colon-Lopez, V., Fernandez-Espada, N., Velez, C., Gonzalez, V. J., Diaz-Toro, E. C., Calo, W. A., . . . & Fernandez, M. E. (2016). Communication about sex and HPV among Puerto Rican m(Other)s and daughters. Ethn Health, 1-13. doi:10.1080/13557858.2016.1246938
Cancer2016Colon-Lopez, V., Toro-Mejias, L. M., Conde-Toro, A., Serra-Rivera, M. J., Martinez, T. M., Rodriguez, V., . . . & Villanueva, H. (2016). Views on HPV and HPV Vaccination: The Experience at a Federal Qualified Clinic in Puerto Rico. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 27(3), 1411-1426. doi:10.1353/hpu.2016.0126
Cancer2016Cruz-Correa, M., Perez-Mayoral, J., Dutil, J., Echenique, M., Mosquera, R., Rivera-Roman, K., . . . & Pardo, S. (2016). Clinical Cancer Genetics Disparities among Latinos. J Genet Couns, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s10897-016-0051-x
Neuroscience2016Cumba-Aviles, E., & Sáez-Santiago, E. (2016). Research Program on Type 1 Diabetes and Youth Depression in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Journal of Psychology, 27(1), 44-60.
Cardiovascular Disease2016Diaz-Santana, M. V., Suarez Perez, E. L., Ortiz Martinez, A. P., Guzman Serrano, M., & Perez-Cardona, C. M. (2016). Association Between the Hypertriglyceridemic Waist Phenotype, Prediabetes, and Diabetes Mellitus Among Adults in Puerto Rico. J Immigr Minor Health, 18(1), 102-109. doi:10.1007/s10903-014-9985-y
Cardiovascular Disease2016Duconge, J., Ramos, A. S., Claudio-Campos, K., Rivera-Miranda, G., Bermúdez-Bosch, L., R., ... & Ruaño, G. (2016). A Novel Admixture-Based Pharmacogenetic Approach to Refine Warfarin Dosing in Caribbean Hispanics. PLoS One, 11(1), e0145480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145480
(Other)2016Estape, E. A., Mays, M. H., & Sternke, E. A. (2016). Translation in Data Mining to Advance Personalized Medicine for Health Equity. Intelligent Information Management, 8(1), 9-16. doi:10.4236/iim.2016.81002
(Other) Rheumatology2016Fred-Jiménez R.M., Arroyo-Ávila, M., Mayor, Á.M., Ríos, G., & Vilá, L.M. (2016). Clinical Manifestations Associated with Overweight/Obesity in Puerto Ricans with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. J Obes.1379289. doi: 10.1155/2016/1379289.
Neuroscience2016Gonzalez-Barrios, P., Morales-Rodriguez, C. M., Merced-Morales, K., Lampon, A., Gonzalez, R., & Martinez, K. (2016). Dimensional Assessment of Anxiety in Puerto Rican Patients: Evaluating Applicability of Psychological Questionnaires. P R Health Sci J, 35(3), 134-141.
(Other) Oral Health2016Gowans, L. J., Adeyemo, W. L., Eshete, M., Mossey, P. A., Busch, T., & Butali, A. (2016). Association Studies and Direct DNA Sequencing Implicate Genetic Susceptibility Loci in the Etiology of Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefts in Sub-Saharan African Populations. J Dent Res. doi:10.1177/0022034516657003
(Other) Gastroenterology2016Jorge, J.C., Pérez-Brayfield, M.R., Torres, C.M., Ruiz, C.P., & Torres, N. (2016). Age of the M(Other) as a Risk Factor and Timing of Hypospadias Repair According to Severity. SOJ Urol Nephrol 2(1), 1-5.
Cardiovascular Disease- Diabetes2016Joshipura, K., Muñoz-Torres, F., Vergara, J., Palacios, C., & Pérez, C. M. (2016). Neck Circumference May Be a Better Alternative to Standard Anthropometric Measures. Journal of Diabetes Research, 2016, 8. doi:10.1155/2016/6058916
HIV2016Klein, M.B., Althoff, K.N., Jing, Y., Lau, B., Kitahata, M., … & North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) of IeDEA. (2016). Risk of End-Stage Liver Disease in HIV-Viral Hepatitis Coinfected Persons in North America from the Early to Modern Antiretroviral Therapy Eras. Clinical Infectious Disease, pii: ciw531 doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw531
HIV2016Koethe, J.R., Jenkins, C.A., Lau, B., Shepherd, B. E., Wester, W., ... & Moore, R.D. (2016). Higher Time-updated Body Mass Index: Association with Improved CD4+ Cell Recovery on HIV Treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001035
(Other) Oral Health2016Leslie, E.J., Carlson, J.C., Shaffer, J.R., Feingold, E., Wehby, G., … & Marazita, M.L. (2016). A multi-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies novel loci for non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on 2p24.2, 17q23 and 19q13. Hum Mol Genet. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddw104
(Other) Oral Health2016Leslie, E.J., Liu, H., Carlson, J.C., Shaffer, J.R., Feingold, E., … & Marazita, M.L. (2016). A Genome-wide Association Study of Nonsyndromic Cleft Palate Identifies an Etiologic Missense Variant in GRHL3. Am J Hum Genet. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2016.02.014
Cancer2016Marques-Lespier, J. M., Gonzalez-Pons, M., & Cruz-Correa, M. (2016). Current Perspectives on Gastric Cancer. Gastroenterol Clin North Am, 45(3), 413-428. doi:10.1016/j.gtc.2016.04.002
(Other) Sport medicine2016Mas Rodriguez, M. F., Berrios, R. A., & Ramos, E. (2016). Spontaneous Bilateral Vertebral Artery Dissection During a Basketball Game: A Case Report. Sports Health, 8(1), 53-56. doi:10.1177/1941738114547347
HIV2016Mayor, A.M., Santiago-Rodriguez, E.J., Rios-Olivares, E., Tortolero-Luna, G., & Hunter-Mellado, R.F. (2016). Malignancies Trends in a Hispanic Cohort of HIV Persons in Puerto Rico before and after cART. International Journal of Cancer Research, 12(2), 92-100. DOI: 10.3923/ijcr.2016.92.100
(Other) Nutrition2016Molina, J., Amaro, K., Perez, C. M., & Palacios, C. (2016). Sleep Duration, Sedentary Behaviors, and Physical Activity across Weight Status in Hispanic Toddlers' Participants of the WIC Program. J Child Obes, 1(4).
(Other) Aging and disability2016Orellano-Colón, E., Jutai, J., Santiago, A., Torres, V., Benítez, K., & Torres, M. (2016). Assistive Technology Needs and Measurement of the Psychosocial Impact of Assistive Technologies for Independent Living of Older Hispanics: Lessons Learned. Technologies, 4(3), 21.
(Other) Mammalian Cell2016Ortiz, C., Morales, L., Sastre, M., Haskins, W. E., & Matta, J. (2016). Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity Assessment of Sandalwood Essential Oil in Human Breast Cell Lines MCF-7 and MCF-10A. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: eCAM, 2016, 3696232.
(Other) Allergy2016Ortiz-Martínez, M.G., Frías-Belén, O., Nazario-Jiménez, S., López-Quintero, M., Rodríguez-Cotto, R. I., & Jiménez-Vélez, B. D. (2016). A case–control study of innate immunity pathway gene polymorphisms in Puerto Ricans reveals association of toll-like receptor 2596 variant with asthma. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 16, 112.
Cancer2016Ortiz-Ortiz, K. J., Ríos-Motta, R., Marín-Centeno, H., Cruz-Correa, M., & Ortiz, A.P. (2016). Factors associated with late stage at diagnosis among Puerto Rico’s government health plan colorectal cancer patients: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 16, 344.
HIV2016Ortiz-Sánchez, E.J., Rodríguez-Díaz, C.E., Jovet-Toledo, G.G., Santiago-Rodríguez, E.I., Vargas-Molina, R.L., & Rhodes, S.D. (2016). Sexual health knowledge and stigma in a community sample of HIV-positive gay, bisexual, and (Other) men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 0(0), 1-11. doi:10.1080/15381501.2016.1169467
(Other) Health Literacy2016Perez-Brayfield, M. R., Jorge, J. C., Aviles, L. A., Diaz, J., Ortiz, V., & Morales-Cosme, W. (2016). Concordance of expert and parental opinion about hypospadias surgical outcome is severity-dependent. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 4(2). doi:10.3389/fped.2016.00002
HIV2016Pettit, A. C., Mendes, A., Jenkins, C., Napravnik, S., Freeman, A., Shepherd, B. E., . . . & Sterling, T. R. (2016). Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment, Immunovirologic Status, and TB Risk: Implications for Testing and Treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 72(5), 572-578. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001018
HIV2016Rachlis, B., Karwa, R., Chema, C., Pastakia, S., Olsson, S., Wools-Kaloustian, K., . . . & Braitstein, P. (2016). Targeted Spontaneous Reporting: Assessing Opportunities to Conduct Routine Pharmacovigilance for Antiretroviral Treatment on an International Scale. Drug Saf, 39(10), 959-976. doi:10.1007/s40264-016-0434-9
HIV2016Rebeiro, P.F., Gange, S.J., Horberg, M.A., Abraham, A.G., Napravnik, S., … & Curriero, F.C. (2016). Geographic Variations in Retention in Care among HIV-Infected Adults in the United States. PLoS One, 11(1), e0146119. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146119
(Other) Liver2016Riestra-Candelaria, B. L., Rodríguez-Mojica, W., Vázquez-Quiñones, L. E., & Jorge, J. C. (2016). Ultrasound Accuracy of Liver Length Measurement with Cadaveric Specimens. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 32(1), 12-19. doi:10.1177/8756479315621287
(Other) Nutrition2016Rios, E.M., Sinigaglia, O., Diaz, B., Campos M, & Palacios, C. (2016) Development of a Diet Quality Score for Infants and Toddlers and its Association with Weight. J Nutrition Health Food Sci, 4(4), 1-7. doi:10.15226/jnhfs.2016.00171
Neuroscience2016Rivera, L. E., Kraiselburd, E., & Melendez, L. M. (2016). Cystatin B and HIV regulate the STAT-1 signaling circuit in HIV-infected and INF-beta-treated human macrophages. J Neurovirol. doi:10.1007/s13365-016-0443-6
Cancer2016Rivera-Rivera, Y., & Saavedra, H.I. (2016). Centrosome - a promising anti-cancer target. Biologics, 10, 167-176. doi: 10.2147/BTT.S87396.
HIV2016Rivera-Rivera, Y., Vázquez-Santiago, F. J., Albino, E., Sánchez, M. del C., & Rivera-Amill, V. (2016). Impact of Depression and Inflammation on the Progression of HIV Disease. Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology, 7(3), 423.
HIV2016Rodriguez-Diaz, C. E., Jovet-Toledo, G. G., Ortiz-Sanchez, E. J., Rodriguez-Santiago, E. I., & Vargas-Molina, R. L. (2015). Sexual health and socioeconomic-related factors among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico. Archives of Sexual Behavior, doi:10.1007/s10508-015-0481-9 [doi]
Cancer2016Romaguera, J., Caballero-Varona, D., Tortolero-Luna, G., Marrero, E., Suarez, E., … & Ortiz, A.P. (2016). Factors Associated with HPV Vaccine Awareness in a Population-Based Sample of Hispanic Women in Puerto Rico. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 3(2), 281-290. doi:10.1007/s40615-015-0144-5
(Other) Proteomics2016Santiago, E., Akamine, P., Snider, J., Wong, V., Jessulat, M., … & Rodriguez-Medina, J.R. (2016). Novel Interactome of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Myosin Type II Identified by a Modified Integrated Membrane Yeast Two-Hybrid (iMYTH) Screen. G3 (Bethesda). doi:10.1534/g3.115.026609
(Other) Hepatitis C2016Santiago-Rolón, A., Purcell, D., GriggR, N., & Toro, D. H. (2016). Chronic Hepatitis C: Treatment, Complications, and Long-term Outcomes in a Population of Latino Veterans. P R Health Sci J, 35(1), 30-34.
Cancer2016Silva, F., Martin, R. J., Figueroa, J., Rincon, F., & Roman, D. (2016). Variability of Serum Thyroglobulin Levels in Post- Thyroidectomy Patients with Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: the ATA Guidelines. P R Health Sci J, 35(3), 142-146.
Cancer2016Soto-Salgadoa, M., Colon-Lopez, V., Perez, C. M., Muñoz, C., Marrero, E., & Ortiz, A. P. (2016). Same-Sex Behavior and its Relationship with Sexual and Health-Related Practices Among a Population-Based Sample of Women in Puerto Rico: Implications for Cancer Prevention and Control.
Cancer2016Suárez, E., González, L., Pérez-Mitchell, C., Ortiz, A. P., Ramírez-Sola, M., Acosta, J., ... & Cadilla, C. L. (2016). Pathway Analysis using Gene-expression Profiles of HPV-positive and HPV-negative Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients in a Hispanic Population: Methodological Procedures. P R Health Sci J, 35(1), 3-8.
Cancer2016Suárez-Arroyo, I., Feliz-Mosquea, Y., Pérez-Laspiur, J., Arju, R., Giashuddin, S., … & Martínez-Montemayor, M. (2016). The proteome signature of the inflammatory breast cancer plasma membrane identifies novel molecular markers of disease. Am J Cancer Res 6(8), 1720-1740.
(Other) Obesity2016Torres, R., Soltero, S., Trak, M. A., Tucker, C. M., Mendez, K., Campos, M., ... & Palacios, C. (2016). Lifestyle modification intervention for overweight and obese Hispanic pregnant women: development, implementation, lessons learned and future applications. Contemp Clin Trials Commun, 3, 111-116. doi:10.1016/j.conctc.2016.05.004
Neuroscience2016Torres-Hernandez, B.A., Colon, L.R., Rosa-Falero, C., Torrado, A., Miscalichi, N., Ortiz, J.G., ... & Martinez, B. (2016). Reversal of pentylenetetrazole-altered swimming and neural activity-regulated gene expression in zebrafish larvae by valproic acid and valerian extract. Psychopharmacology (Berl). doi:10.1007/s00213-016-4304-z
HIV2016Tossas-Milligan, K.Y., Hunter-Mellado, R.F., Mayor, A.M., Fernandez-Santos, D.M., & Dworkin, M.S. (2016). Late HIV Testing in a Cohort of HIV-Infected Patients in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J, 35(2), 113-121.
Cardiovascular Disease2016Valderrábano, R. J., Blanco, A., Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Miranda, C., Rivera-del Rio del Rio, J., ... & Hunter, R. (2016). Risk factors and clinical outcomes of arrhythmias in the medical intensive care unit. Journal of Intensive Care, 4(1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s40560-016-0131-x
Cancer2016Valentin-Nogueras, S.M., Brodland, D.G., Zitelli, J.A., Gonzalez-Sepulveda, L., & Nazario, C.M. (2016). Mohs Micrographic Surgery Using MART-1 Immunostain in the Treatment of Invasive Melanoma and Melanoma In Situ. Dermatol Surg. doi:10.1097/dss.0000000000000725
Cardiovascular Disease- Diabetes2016Vega-Vazquez, M. A., Ramirez-Vick, M., Munoz-Torres, F. J., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, L. A., & Joshipura, K. (2016). Comparing Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c Diagnostic Tests Among a High Metabolic Risk Hispanic Population. Diabetes Metab Res Rev . doi:10.1002/dmrr.2874
HIV2016Wong, C., Gange, S. J., Buchacz, K., Moore, R. D., Justice, A. C., Horberg, M. A., . . . & Althoff, K. N. (2016). First occurrence of diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension among North American HIV-infected adults, 2000-2013. Clin Infect Dis. doi:10.1093/cid/ciw804
(Other) Lupus2016Zuo, Y., Willis, R., Papalardo, E., Petri, M., Harris, E. N., Schleh, A., . . . & Gonzalez, E. B. (2016). A unique antiphospholipid assay recognizing phospholipid mixture compared with criteria antiphospholipid immunoassays in lupus patients. Lupus, 0(0),0961203316671812. doi:10.1177/0961203316671812
Cardiovascular Disease2015Andriankaja, O. M., Jiménez, J. J., Muñoz-Torres, F. J., Pérez, C. M., Vergara, J. L., & Joshipura, K. (2015). Lipid lowering agents use and systemic and oral inflammation in overweight or obese adult Puerto Ricans: The San Juan Overweight Adults Longitudinal Study (SOALS). Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 42(12), 1090–1096.
(Other) Lupus2015Arroyo-Avila, M., Santiago-Casas, Y., McGwin, G.,Jr, Cantor, R. S., Petri, M., Ramsey-Goldman, R., and Reveille, J.D., Kimberly, R.P., Alarcón, G.S., Vilá, L.M., and Brown, E.E. (2015). Clinical associations of anti-smith antibodies in PROFILE: A multi-ethnic lupus cohort. Clinical Rheumatology, 34(7), 1217-1223. doi:10.1007/s10067-015-2941-y [doi]
Neuroscience2015Báez-Pagán, C. A., Delgado-Velez, M., and Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2015). Activation of the macrophage alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and control of inflammation. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: The Official Journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, 10(3), 468-476. doi:10.1007/s11481-015-9601-5 [doi]
Cancer2015Bernabe-Dones, R. D., Gonzalez-Pons, M., Villar-Prados, A., Lacourt-Ventura, M., Rodríguez-Arroyo, H., F... & Cruz-Correa, M. (2015). High Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus in Colorectal Cancer in Hispanics: A Case-Control Study. Gastroenterology Research and Practice, 8. doi:10.1155/2016/7896716
Cancer2015Casellas-Cabrera, N., Diaz-Algorri, Y., Carlo-Chevere, V. J., Gonzalez-Pons, M., Rodriguez-Manon, N., ... & Cruz-Correa, M. (2015). Risk of thyroid cancer among Caribbean Hispanic patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. Fam Cancer. doi:10.1007/s10689-015-9862-4
HIV2015Castro, E. M., Santiago, L. E., Jimenez, J. C., Davila-Vargas, D., & Rosal, M. C. (2015). A Social-Ecological View of Barriers and Facilitators for HIV Treatment Adherence: Interviews with Puerto Rican HIV Patients. PLoS One, 10(9), e0125582. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125582
Neuroscience2015Colón, K., Vázquez-Santiago F, Rivera-Amill V, Delgado G, Massey SE, Noel, R.J., & Meléndez, L.M. (2015) HIV Gp120 Sequence Variability Associated with HAND in Hispanic Women. J Virol Antivir Res 4 (3). doi:10.4172/2324-8955.1000143
Cancer2015Colon-Lopez, V., Ortiz, A. P., Del Toro-Mejias, L., Clatts, M., Duran-Guzman, G., ... & Palefsky, J. (2015). Prevalence and Correlates of Penile HPV Infection in a Clinic-Based Sample of Hispanic Males. P R Health Sci J, 34(3), 128-134.
Neuroscience2015Delgado-Vélez, M., Báez-Pagán, C. A., Gerena, Y., Quesada, O., Santiago-Pérez, L. I., C... & Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2015). The alpha7-nicotinic receptor is upregulated in immune cells from HIV-seropositive women: consequences to the cholinergic anti-inflammatory response. Clin Transl Immunology, 4(12), e53. doi:10.1038/cti.2015.31
Cancer2015Edelstein, D. L., Cruz-Correa, M., Soto-Salgado, M., Axilbund, J. E., Hylind, L. M., R., ... & Giardiello, F.M. (2015). Risk of colorectal and (Other) cancers in patients with serrated polyposis. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, 13(9), 1697-1699. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2015.02.003 [doi]
Cardiovascular Disease2015Estape, E.S., Torres-Negron, I., Gonzalez, L., & Maldonado, M.M. (2015). A new animal model to study endogenous cardiotonic steroids and the progression of cardiovascular events in salt-sensitive hypertension. International Archives of Translational Medicine, 1(1)
HIV2015Fernandez-Santos, D. M., Miranda-Diaz, C., Figueroa-Cosme, W. I., Ramon, R. O., Mayor, A. M., Rios-Olivares, E., & Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2015). Impact of ASUMA Intervention on HIV Risk Behaviors among Puerto Rican Adolescents. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13(1). doi:10.3390/ijerph13010060
Cardiovascular Disease2015G. Clifton, R., Evans, M., Cahill, A. G., Franks, P. W., Gallagher, D., ... & Van Horn, L. (2015). Design of lifestyle intervention trials to prevent excessive gestational weight gain in women with overweight or obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring), 24(2),305-13 doi:10.1002/oby.21330
Cancer2015Gonzalez-Pons, M., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2015). Colorectal cancer biomarkers: Where are we now? BioMed Research International, 2015 (2015), 149014. doi:10.1155/2015/149014 [doi]
(Other) Premature Birth2015Guilloty, N. I., Soto, R., Anzalota, L., Rosario, Z., Cordero, J. F., and Palacios, C. (2015). Diet, pre-pregnancy BMI, and gestational weight gain in Puerto Rican women. Maternal and Child Health Journal,19(11), 2453 2461. doi:10.1007/s10995-015-1764-4 [doi]
HIV2015Koethe, J. R., Jenkins, C. A., Lau, B., Shepherd, B. E., Justice, A. C., ...& North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) (2015). Rising Obesity Prevalence and Weight Gain Among Adults Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in the United States and Canada. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 32(1), 50-8. doi:10.1089/aid.2015.0147
HIV2015Koethe, J.R., Jenkins, C.A., Lau, B., Shepherd, B.E., Silverberg, M.J., … and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2015). Body mass index and early CD4 T-cell recovery among adults initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America, 1998-2010. HIV Med.,16(9), 572-7.
HIV2015Lopez, P., Rivera-Amill, V., Paulino-Ramirez, R., & Yamamura, Y. (2015). Short communication: HIV-1 subtype B in the Dominican Republic: Evolution and molecular epidemiology. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 31(7), 679-684. doi:10.1089/AID.2014.0304 [doi]
HIV2015Maldonado-Martinez, G., Hunter-Mellado, R. F., Fernandez-Santos, D., & Rios-Olivares, E. (2015). Persistent HIV Viremia: Description of a Cohort of HIV Infected Individuals with ART Failure in Puerto Rico. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13(1). doi:10.3390/ijerph13010050
(Other) Nutrition and Metabolism2015Mascato, D. R. d. L. H., Monteiro, J. B., Passarinho, M. M., Galeno, D. M. L., Cruz, R., Ortiz, C., Morales, L., Lima, E.S., and Carvalho, R. P. (2015). Evaluation of Antioxidant Capacity of Solanum sessiliflorum (Cubiu) Extract: An In Vitro Assay. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2015, 8. doi:10.1155/2015/364185
Cancer2015Miranda-Diaz, C., Betancourt, E., Ruiz-Candelaria, Y., & Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2015). Barriers for Compliance to Breast, Colorectal, and Cervical Screening Cancer Tests among Hispanic Patients.Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13(1). doi:10.3390/ijerph13010021
HIV2015Moreira, L.G., Orellano, E.A., Rosado, K., Guido, R.V., Andricopulo, A.D., Soto, G.O., Rodríguez, J.W., Sanabria-Ríos, D.J., & Carballeira, NM. (2015). The (5Z)-5-Pentacosenoic and 5-Pentacosynoic Acids Inhibit the HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase. Lipids, 50(10), 1043-1050. doi:10.1007/s11745-015-4064-2
(Other) Oral Health2015Morou-Bermudez, E., Rodriguez, S., Bello, A.S., & Dominguez-Bello, M.G. (2015). Urease and Dental Plaque Microbial Profiles in Children. PLoS One, 10(9), e0139315. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139315
(Other) Elderly People2015Orellano-Colón, E. M., Mann, W. C., Rivero, M., Torres, M., Jutai, J., Santiago, A., & Varas, N. (2015). Hispanic Older Adults Perceptions of Personal, Contextual and Technology-Related Barriers for Using Assistive Technology Devices. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 1-11. doi:10.1007/s40615-015-0186-8
(Other) Elderly People2015Orellano-Colón, E., Mountain, G., Rosario, M., Colón, Z., Acevedo, S., & Tirado, J. (2015). Environmental Restrictors to Occupational Participation in Old Age: Exploring Differences across Gender in Puerto Rico. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(9), 11288.
Cancer2015Ortiz, A. P., Marrero, E., Munoz, C., Perez, C. M., Tortolero-Luna, G., Romaguera, J., Rodríguez, N., González-Falero, A., Palefsky, J. and Suarez, E. (2015). Methods in HPV Surveillance: Experiences from a Population-Based Study of HPV Infection among Women in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J, 34(3), 117-127.
HIV2015Ortiz-Sánchez, E.J., Rodríguez-Díaz, C.E., Jovet-Toledo, G.G., Santiago-Rodríguez, E.I., Vargas-Molina, R.L., & Rhodes, S.D. (2016). Sexual health knowledge and stigma in a community sample of HIV-positive gay, bisexual, and (Other) men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 0(0), 1-11. doi:10.1080/15381501.2016.1169467
Cardiovascular Disease- Obesity/Diet2015Preston, A. M., and Rodríguez-Quintana, N. (2015). Number and type of meals consumed by children in a subset of schools in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 34(2), 78-82.
(Other) Vitamin D2015Ramirez-Vick, M., Hernandez-Davila, L., Rodriguez-Rivera, N., Lopez-Valentin, M., Haddock, L., Rodriguez-Martinez, R., & González-Bossolo, A. (2015). Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency among young physicians at university district hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 34(2), 83-88.
Neuroscience2015Ramos, F. M., Delgado-Velez, M., Ortiz, A. L., Baez-Pagan, C. A., Quesada, O., & Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2015). Expression of CHRFAM7A and CHRNA7 in neuronal cells and postmortem brain of HIV-infected patients: considerations for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder. J Neurovirol. doi:10.1007/s13365-015-0401-8
HIV2015Rebeiro, P. F., Althoff, K. N., Lau, B., Gill, J., Abraham, A. G., Horberg, M. A., Kitahata, M.M., Yehia, B.R., Samji, H., Brooks, J.T., Buchacz, K., Napravnik, S., Silverberg, M.J., Rachlis, A., Gebo, K.A., Sterling, T.R., Moore, R.D., & Gange, S. J. (2015). Laboratory Measures as Proxies for Primary Care Encounters: Implications for Quantifying Clinical Retention Among HIV-Infected Adults in North America. Am J Epidemiol, 182(11), 952-960. doi:10.1093/aje/kwv181
HIV2015Rodriguez-Diaz, C. E., Jovet-Toledo, G. G., Ortiz-Sanchez, E. J., Rodriguez-Santiago, E. I., & Vargas-Molina, R. L. (2015). Sexual health and socioeconomic-related factors among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico. Archives of Sexual Behavior, doi:10.1007/s10508-015-0481-9 [doi]
Cardiovascular Disease2015Rodríguez-Rivera, I. V., Santiago, F., Estapé, E. S., González-Sepúlveda, L., and Brau, R. (2015). Impact of Day of the Week and Time of Arrival on Ischemic Stroke Management. P R Health Sci J, 34(3), 164-169.
Cancer2015Salgado-Montilla, J., Soto Salgado, M., Surillo Trautmann, B., Sánchez-Ortiz, R., & Irizarry-Ramírez, M. (2015). Association of serum lipid levels and prostate cancer severity among Hispanic Puerto Rican men. Lipids Health Dis, 14(1), 111. doi:10.1186/s12944-015-0096-0
(Other) Medicinal Chemistry2015Sanabria-Rios, D. J., Rivera-Torres, Y., Rosario, J., Gutierrez, R., Torres-Garcia, Y., M., ...& Carballeira, N. M. (2015). Chemical conjugation of 2-hexadecynoic acid to C5-curcumin enhances its antibacterial activity against multi-drug resistant bacteria. Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 25(22), 5067-5071. doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.10.022
HIV2015Santiago F.V., & Rivera-Amill V.R. (2015). Envelope Gene Evolution and HIV-1 Neuropathogenesis. J Neuroinfect Dis S2:003. doi:10.4172/2314-7326.S2-003
HIV2015HIV Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Mayor, A. M., Fernandez-Santos, D. M., & Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2015). Profile of HIV-Infected Hispanics with Pancytopenia. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13(1). doi:10.3390/ijerph13010038
Cardiovascular Disease2015Santiago-Rolon, A., Purcell, D., Rosado, K., & Toro, D. H. (2015). A Comparison of Brunt's Criteria, the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Activity Score (NAS), and a Proposed NAS Scoring that Includes Fibrosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Staging. PR Health Sci J, 34(4), 189-194.
HIV2015Silverberg, M. J., Lau, B., Achenbach, C. J., Jing, Y., Althoff, K. N., D'Souza, G., Engels, E. A., Hessol, N. A., Brooks, J. T., Burchell, A. N., Gill, M. J., Goedert, J. J., Hogg, R., Horberg, M. A., Kirk, G. D., Kitahata, M. M., Korthuis, P. T., Mathews, W. C., Mayor, A., Modur, S. P., Napravnik, S., Novak, R. M., Patel, P., Rachlis, A. R., Sterling, T. R., Willig, J. H., Justice, A. C., Moore, R. D. and Dubrow, R. (2015). Cumulative Incidence of Cancer Among Persons With HIV in North America: A Cohort Study. Annals of Internal Medicine, 163(7), 507-518. doi:10.7326/M14-2768
Cancer2015Vega-Vazquez, M. A., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, L., Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Garces-Dominguez, A., Shum, L. M., Tirado-Gomez, M., & Ramirez-Vick, M. (2015). Quality of life-in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer at the general endocrinology clinics of the University Hospital of Puerto Rico. Bol Asoc Med P R, 107(1), 25-31.
2015Bello, L., Kesari, A., Gordish-Dressman, H., Cnaan, A., Morgenroth, L. P., Punetha, J., Duong, T., Henricson, E. K., Pegoraro, E., McDonald, C. M., Hoffman, E. P. and on behalf of the Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group Investigators (2015) Genetic modifiers of ambulation in the cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study. Annals of Neurology, 77(4), 684-696. doi:10.1002/ana.24370
(Other) Core
2015Medina, L., Acosta-Pérez, E., Velez, C., Martínez, G., Rivera, M., Sardiñas, L., and Pattatucci, A. (2015). Training and capacity building evaluation: Maximizing resources and results with success case method. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52(0), 126-132. doi: -
Neuroscience2015Panoutsopoulou, I. G., Luciano, C. A., Wendelschafer-Crabb, G., Hodges, J. S., and Kennedy, W. R. (2015). Epidermal innervation in healthy children and adolescents. Muscle and Nerve, 51(3), 378-384. doi:10.1002/mus.24329
HIV2015Vázquez-Santiago, F., García, Y., Rivera-Román, I., Noel, R.J., Wonja, V., Melendez, L.M., and Rivera-Amill, V. (2015) Longitudinal Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma HIV-1 Envelope Sequences Isolated From a Single Donor with HIV Asymptomatic Neurocognitive Impairment. Journal of Virology and Antiviral Research, 4(1), XX. doi:10.4172/2324-8955.1000135
HIV2015Sanabria-Ríos, D.J., Rivera-Torres, Y., Rosario, J., Ríos, C., Gutierrez, R., Carballeira, N.M., Vélez, C., Zayas, B., Álvarez-Colón, F., Ortiz-Soto, G., Serrano, V., Altieri-Rivera, J., Ríos-Olivares, E., and Rodríguez, J.W. (2015) Synthesis of novel C5-curcuminoid-fatty acid conjugates and mechanistic investigation of their anticancer activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 25(10), 2174-2180. doi: -
Cancer2015Colón-López, V., Quiñones, V., Del Toro-Mejías, L.M., Conde-Toro, A., Serra-Rivera, M.J., Martínez, T.M., Rodríguez, V., Berdiel, L., and Villanueva, H. (2014). HPV Awareness and Vaccine Willingness Among Dominican Immigrant Parents Attending a Federal Qualified Health Clinic in Puerto Rico. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, doi: 10.1007/s10903-014-0067
2015Báez-Pagán, C. A., Delgado-Velez, M., and Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2015). Activation of the macrophage alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and control of inflammation. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: The Official Journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology,1-9.doi:10.1007/s11481-015-9601-5
(Other) Basal Dyspnea2015De Jesús-Berríos, Y., Santos-Rodríguez, R.A., Dexter, D., Nieves-Plaza, M., and Nazario, C.M. (2015). Usefulness of the culturally adapted oxygen-cost diagram in the assessment of dyspnea in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 34(1), 14-19.
(Other) Prematury Birth2015Lewis, R. C., Cantonwine, D. E., Anzalota Del Toro, L. V., Calafat, A. M., Valentin-Blasini, L., Davis, M. D., Montesano, M.A., Alshawabkeh, A.N., Cordero, J.F., and Meeker, J.D.(2015). Distribution and determinants of urinary biomarkers of exposure to organophosphate insecticides in Puerto Rican pregnant women. The Science of the Total Environment, 15;512-513:337-44. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.059 [doi]
HIV2015Gerena, Y., Menendez-Delmestre, R., Skolasky, R. L., Hechavarria, R. M., Perez, S., Hilera, C., González, C., Nath, A., and Wojna, V. (2015). Soluble insulin receptor as a source of insulin resistance and cognitive impairment in HIV-seropositive women. Journal of Neurovirology, doi:10.1007/s13365-014-0310-2
Cancer2015Diaz-Algorri, Y., Lozada, M. E., Lopez, S. M., Bertran-Rodriguez, C. E., Gonzalez-Hernandez, C. M., Gonzalez, D., Pérez-Cardona, C.M., Hernández, J., Pedrosa, C., Toro, D.H., González-Pons, M., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2015). Type 2 diabetes mellitus and colorectal neoplasia risk in Hispanics: A case-control study. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, doi:S1056-8727(15)00031-8 [pii]
Cardiovascular Disease
2015Esponda, O. L., Hunter, R., Del Rio, J. R., and Washington, A. V. (2015). Levels of soluble TREM-like transcript 1 in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain. Clinical and Applied thrombosis/hemostasis: Official Journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, 21(1), 30-34. doi:10.1177/1076029614547298
Other2014Magno, P., González, L., Cruz-Correa, M., and Suarez, E. (2014). The prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus associated dysplasia in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 184-189.
(Other) Arthritis2014Villafradez-Diaz, M., Santiago-Casas, Y., Nieves-Plaza, M., Morales, M., Rodriguez, V., Rios, G., Martinez, D., and Vila, L.M. (2014). Association of the use of statins with disease activity and functional status in Puerto Ricans with rheumatoid Arthritis. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(1), 3-8.
Cancer2014Ramos, G., Loperena, Y., Ortiz, G., Reyes, F., Szeto, A., Vera, J., Velez, J., Morales, J., Morrero, D., Castillo, L., Dharmawardhane, S., Melendez, E., and Washington A.V. (2014). The addition of a pregnenolone pendant group enhances the anticancer properties of titanocene dichloride in a mcf-7 xenograft model. Anticancer Research, 34(4), 1609-1615. doi:34/4/1609
(Other) Productive aging2014Orellano, E. M., Mountain, G., Varas, N., and Labault, N. (2014). Occupational competence strategies in old age: A mixed-methods comparison between hispanic women with different levels of daily participation. OTJR : Occupation, Participation and Health, 34(1), 32-40.
Cardiovascular Disease
2014Pérez, C. M., Soto-Salgado, M., Suarez, E., Guzman, M., and Ortiz, A. P. (2014). High prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their coexistence with cardiovascular risk factors in a Hispanic community. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s10903-014-0025-8
Cancer2014Ballester, V., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2014). Endoscopic surveillance of gastrointestinal premalignant lesions: Current knowledge and future directions. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 30(5), 477-483. doi:10.1097/MOG.000000 0000000090
(Other) Crohn's disease2014Isidro, R. A., Bonilla, F. J., Pagan, H., Cruz, M. L., Lopez, P., Godoy, L., Hernandez, S., Loucil-Alicea, R., Rivera-Amill, V., Yamamura, Y., Isidro, A., and Appleyard, C.(2014). The probiotic mixture VSL#3 alters the morphology and secretion profile of both polarized and unpolarized human macrophages in a polarization-dependent manner. Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology, 5(3), 1000227. doi:10.4172/2155-9899.1000227
(Other) Lupus2014Lopez-Lopez, L., Nieves-Plaza, M., Del R Castro, M., Font, Y., Torres-Ramos, C., Vila, L., and Ayala-Pena, S. (2014). Mitochondrial DNA damage is associated with damage accrual and disease duration in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus, 23(11), 1133-1141. doi:10.1177/0961203314537697
(Other)2014Gomez-Moreno, R., Robledo, I. E., and Baerga-Ortiz, A. (2014). Direct detection and quantification of bacterial genes associated with inflammation in DNA isolated from stool. Advances in Microbiology, 4(15), 1065-1075. doi:10.4236/aim.2014.415117
2014Marques-Lespier, J. M., Diaz-Algorri, Y., Gonzalez-Pons, M., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2014). Report of a novel mutation in MLH1 gene in a hispanic family from puerto rico fulfilling classic amsterdam criteria for lynch syndrome. Gastroenterology Research and Practice, 2014, 527946. doi:10.1155/2014/527946
HIV2014Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Mayor, A. M., Fernandez-Santos, D. M., Ruiz-Candelaria, Y., and Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2014). Anemia in a cohort of HIV-infected hispanics: Prevalence, associated factors and impact on one-year mortality. BMC Research Notes, 7, 439-0500-7-439. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-439
2014Althoff, K.N., Rebeiro, P., Brooks, J.T., Buchacz, K., Gebo, K., Martin, J., Hogg, R., Thorne, J.E., Klein, M., Gill, M.J., Sterling, T.R., Yehia, B., Silverberg, M.J., Crane, H., Justice, A.C., Gange, S.J., Moore, R., Kitahata, M.M., Horberg, M.A. and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2014). Disparities in the quality of HIV care when using US Department of Health and Human Services indicators. Clinical Infectious Disease, 58 (8), 1185-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu044.
HIV2014Beachler, D. C., Abraham, A. G., Silverberg, M. J., Jing, Y., Fakhry, C., Gill, M. J., , Dubrow, R., Kitahata, M.M., Klein, M.B., Burchell, A.N., Korthuis, P.T, Moore, R.D., D'Souza, G.. and the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) of IeDEA. (2014). Incidence and risk factors of HPV-related and HPV-unrelated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in HIV-infected individuals. Oral Oncology, 50(12), 1169-1176. doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2014.09.011
HIV2014Rebeiro, P. F., Horberg, M. A., Gange, S. J., Gebo, K. A., Yehia, B. R., Brooks, J. T., Buchacz, K., Silverberg, M.J., Gill, J., Moore, R.D, Althoff, K.N. and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2014). Strong agreement of nationally recommended retention measures from the institute of medicine and department of health and human services. PloS One, 9(11), e111772. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111772
(Other) Bowel Disease2014Ballester, V., Guo, X., Vendrell, R., Haritunians, T., Klomhaus, A. M., Li, D., McGovern, D.P., Rotter, J.I., Torres, E.A., and Taylor, K.D (2014). Association of NOD2 and IL23R with inflammatory bowel disease in Puerto Rico. PloS One, 9(9), e108204. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108204
(Other) Bowel Disease2014Morales-Vásquez, L., Miranda-Avalo, E. I., Rodríguez-Medina, J. R., Quiñones-Badillo, Y., Marques-Lespier, J., Muñoz-Acaba, J., Pastrana R, Pérez-Cardona C.M., Yamamura, Y., and Torres, E.A. (2014). Demographics, clinical characteristics, IFNL3- and IFNL4- polymorphisms in a cohort of hepatitis C patients from Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 177-183.
(Other) Lupus2014Kaiser, R., Tang, P.L., Taylor, K.E., Sterba, K., Nititham, J., Brown, E.E., Edberg, J.C., McGwin, G.Jr., Alarcón, G.S., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Reveille J.D., Vilá, L.M., Petri, M., Rauch, J., Miller, E., Mesznik, K., Kwok, P.Y., Kimberly, R.P., Salmon, J.E., and Criswell, L.A. (2014). Brief Report: A Polymorphism in TLR2 is Associated with Arterial Thrombosis in a Multi-Ethnic SLE Population. Arthritis and Rheumatology, 66(7),1882-7. doi: 10.1002/art.38520
(Other)2014Colon-Lopez, V., Ortiz, A. P., Del Toro-Mejias, L., Clatts, M. C., and Palefsky, J. M. (2014). Epidemiology of anal HPV infection in high-risk men attending a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Puerto Rico. PloS One, 9(1), e83209. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083209
Cardiovascular Disease2014Andriankaja, O.M. and Joshipura, K. (2014). Potential association between prediabetic conditions and gingival and/or periodontal inflammation. Journal Diabetes Investigation, 5(1), 108-114.
2014Mendez, K., Romaguera, J., Ortiz, A. P., López, M., Steinau, M., and Unger, E. R. (2014). Urine-based human papillomavirus DNA testing as a screening tool for cervical cancer in high-risk women. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: The Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 124(2), 151–155. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.07.036
2014Ortiz, A.P., Unger, E.R., Muñoz, C., Panicker, G., Tortolero-Luna, G., Soto-Salgado, M., Otero, Y., Suárez, E., and Pérez, C.M. (2014). Cross-Sectional Study of HPV-16 Infection in a Population-Based Subsample of Hispanic Adults. BMJ Open, 4(2):e004203. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004203.
(Other) Antibacterial Formulations2014Sanabria-Ríos, D.J., Rivera-Torres, Y., Maldonado-Domínguez, G., Domínguez, I., Ríos, C., Díaz, D., Rodríguez, J.W., Altieri-Rivera, J.S., Ríos-Olivares, E., Cintrón, G., Montano, N., and Carballeira, N.M. (2014). Antibacterial activity of 2-alkynoic fatty acids against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 178:84-91. doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2013.12.006.
(Other) Prematury Birth2014Lewis, R. C., Cantonwine, D. E., Anzalota Del Toro, L. V., Calafat, A. M., Valentin-Blasini, L., Davis, M. D., Baker, S.E., Alshawabkeh, A.N., Cordero, J.F., and Meeker, J.D. (2014). Urinary biomarkers of exposure to insecticides, herbicides, and one insect repellent among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 13, 97. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-13-97
(Other) Core2014Martínez, G., Sardiñas, L.M., Acosta-Pérez, E., Medina, L., Rivera, M., and Pattatucci, A. (2014). Capacity Needs in Community-Based Organizations for Enhancing Translational Research in Puerto Rico. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 8(1), 53-60. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2014.0009.
2014Allende-Vigo, M. Z., Gonzalez-Rosario, R. A., Gonzalez, L., Sanchez, V., Vega, M. A., Alvarado, M.,and Ramón, R.O. (2014). Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus among noncritically ill patients at university hospital of Puerto Rico. Endocrine Practice: Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 20(5), 452-460. doi:10.4158/EP13199.OR
(Other) Pharmacogenetics2014Valentin, I. I., Rivera, G., Nieves-Plaza, M., Cruz, I., Renta, J. Y., Cadilla, C. L., Feliu, J.F., Seip, R.L., Ruaño, G., and Duconge, J. (2014). Pharmacogenetic association study of warfarin safety endpoints in puerto ricans. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(3), 97-104.
(Other) Core2014Estape, E. S., Mays, M. H., Harrigan, R., and Mayberry, R. (2014). Incorporating translational research with clinical research to increase effectiveness in healthcare for better health. Clinical and Translational Medicine, 3, 20-1326-3-20. eCollection 2014. doi:10.1186/2001-1326-3-20
(Other) Core2014Estapé-Garrastazu, E.S., Noboa-Ramos, C., De Jesús-Ojeda, L., De Pedro-Serbiá, Z., Acosta-Pérez, E., and Camacho-Feliciano, D.M. (2014). Clinical and Translational Research Capacity Building Needs in Minority Medical and Health Science Hispanic Institutions. Clinical and Translational Sciences, 7(5):406-12. doi: 10.1111/cts.12165
Neuroscience2014Martinez, K. G., Franco-Chaves, J. A., Milad, M. R., and Quirk, G. J. (2014). Ethnic differences in physiological responses to fear conditioned stimuli. PloS One, 9(12), e114977. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114977
2014Gonzalez, P., and Martinez, K. G. (2014). The role of stress and fear in the development of mental disorders. The Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 37(4), 535-546. doi:S0193-953X(14)00082-3 [pii]
(Other) Physical Therapy2014Ortiz, A., Capo-Lugo, C. E., and Venegas-Rios, H. L. (2014). Biomechanical deficiencies in women with semitendinosus-gracilis anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction during drop jumps. PM and R : The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 6(12), 1097-1106. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.07.003
HIV2014Ramírez-Marrero, F. A., Santana-Bagur, J. L., Joyner, M. J., Rodríguez-Zayas, J., and Frontera, W. (2014). Metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiorespiratory fitness, active and sedentary behaviour in HIV+ Hispanics with and without lipodystrophy. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 163-169.
(Other) Fibromyalgia2014Rios, G., Estrada, M., Mayor, A. M., and Vila, L. M. (2014). Factors associated with tender point count in puerto ricans with fibromyalgia syndrome. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(3), 112-116.
2014Rivera-Rivera, Y., Garcia, Y., Toro, V., Cappas, N., Lopez, P., Yamamura, and Rivera-Amill,V. (2014). Depression correlates with increased plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines and a dysregulated Oxidant/Antioxidant balance in HIV-1-infected subjects undergoing antiretroviral therapy. Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology, 5(6), 1000276. doi:1000276 [pii]
(Other) Arthritis2014Font, Y.M., Castro-Santana, L.E., Nieves-Plaza, M., Maldonado, M., Mayor, A.M., and Vilá, L.M. (2014). Factors Associated with Regional Rheumatic Pain Disorders in a Population of Puerto Ricans with Diabetes Mellitus. Clinical Rheumatology, 33(7):995-1000. doi: 10.1007/s10067-013-2474-1
2014Rivera-Diaz, M., Miranda-Roman, M. A., Soto, D., Quintero-Aguilo, M., Ortiz-Zuazaga, H., Marcos-Martinez, M. J., and Vivas-Mejía, P.E. (2014). MicroRNA-27a distinguishes glioblastoma multiforme from diffuse and anaplastic astrocytomas and has prognostic value. American Journal of Cancer Research, 5(1), 201-218.
2013Cruz-Correa, M., Diaz-Algorri, Y., Mendez, V., Vazquez, P. J., Lozada, M. E., Freyre, K., Lathroum, L., Gonzalez-Pons, M., Hernandez-Marrero, J., Giardiello, F., and Rodriguez-Quilichini, S. (2013). Clinical characterization and mutation spectrum in Hispanic families with adenomatous polyposis syndromes. Familial Cancer, 12(3), 555–562. doi:10.1007/s10689-013-9617-z
2013Mayor, A.M., Fernández, D.M., Colón, H., Thomas, J.C., Miranda, C., and Hunter-Mellado, R.F. (2013). Hepatitis-C multimedia prevention program in poor Hispanic HIV-infected injecting drug users: six months after intervention. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. (4):29-37. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0015.
HIV2013Maldonado-Martínez, G., Fernández-Santos, D.M., Ríos-Olivares, E., Mayor, A.M., and Hunter-Mellado, R.F. (2013). HIV/AIDS in the Puerto Rican elderly: immunological changes between gender and body mass index. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, (4):94-105. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0014.
Cardiovascular Disease2013Colón-Ramos, U., Pérez-Cardona, C.M., and Monge-Rojas, R. (2013). Socio-demographic, behavioral, and health correlates of nutrition transition dietary indicators in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Pan American Journal of Public Health, 34(5):330-5.
(Other) Lupus
2013Murthy, V., Willis, R., Romay-Penabad, Z., Ruiz-Limón, P., Martínez-Martínez, L.A., Jatwani, S., Jajoria, P., Seif, A., Alarcón, G.S., Papalardo, E., Liu, J., Vilá, L.M., McGwin, G.Jr., McNearney, T.A., Maganti, R., Sunkureddi, P., Parekh, T., Tarantino, M., Akhter, E., Fang, H., Gonzalez, E.B., Binder, W.R., Norman, G.L., Shums, Z., Teodorescu, M., Reveille, J.D., Petri, M., and Pierangeli, S.S. (2013). Value of isolated IgA anti-2 -glycoprotein I positivity in the diagnosis of the antiphospholipid syndrome. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 65(12):3186-93. doi: 10.1002/art.38131.
HIV2013Colon-Lopez, V., Soto-Salgado, M., Rodriguez-Diaz, C., Suarez, E. L., and Perez, C. M. (2013). Addressing health disparities among men: Demographic, behavioral and clinical characteristics of men who have sex with men living in Puerto Rico. Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC: SR and SP, 10(3), 193-199. doi:10.1007/s13178-013-0130-9
(Other) Osteoporosis2013González-Rodriguez, L., Felici-Giovanini, M., and Haddock L. (2013). Thyroid Dysfunction in an Adult Female Population: A Population-Based Study of Latin America Vertebral Osteoporosis Study (LAVOS) - Puerto Rico Site. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 32 (2), 57-52.
Cancer2013Méndez, K., Romaguera, J., Pérez, C.M., Soto-Salgado, M., Tortolero-Luna, G., Palefsky, J., and Ortiz, A.P. (2013). Cervical Human Papillomavirus Infection in a Sample of Hispanic Women Living in Puerto Rico: Comparison with Cervical Cytology Reports. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 32 (1), 3-7.
Cancer2013Ou, W., Espinosa, S., Melendez, H. J., Farre, S. M., Alvarez, J. L., Torres, V., Martínez, I., Santiago, K.M., and Ortiz-Marciales, M. (2013). Asymmetric synthesis of nonracemic primary amines via spiroborate-catalyzed reduction of pure (E)- and (Z)-O-benzyloximes: Applications toward the synthesis of calcimimetic agents. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 78(11), 5314-5327. doi:10.1021/jo400371x
Cardiovascular Disease2013Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Suárez, E., Guzmán, M., Pérez, C. M., and Pérez, C. M. (2013). Association of Cigarette Smoking and Metabolic Syndrome in a Puerto Rican Adult Population. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 15(4), 810–816. doi:10.1007/s10903-012-9660-0
Cardiovascular Disease2013Miranda, J.J., Herrera, V.M., Chirinos, J.A., Gómez, L.F., Perel, P., Pichardo, R., González, A., Sánchez, J.R., Ferreccio, C., Aguilera, X., Silva, E., Oróstegui, M., Medina- Lezama, J., Pérez, C.M., Suárez, E., Ortiz, A.P., Rosero, L., Schapochnik, N., Ortiz, Z., Ferrante, D., Casas, J.P., and Bautista, L.E. (2013) Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Latin America: A Comparison with the United States. The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO). PLoS ONE 8(1): e54056. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054056.
Neuroscience2013Agsalda-Garcia, M. and Shiramizu, B. and Melendez, L. and Plaud, M. and Liang, C. and Wojna, V. (2014). Different Levels of HIV DNA Copy Numbers in Cerebrospinal Fluid Cellular Subsets. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 24(4), 8-16. doi:10.1353/hpu.2014.0010.
2013Bandaru, V. V., Mielke, M. M., Sacktor, N., McArthur, J. C., Grant, I., Letendre, S., Chang, L., Wojna, V., Pardo, C., Calabresi, P., Munsaka, S. and, Haughey, NJ.(2013). A lipid storage–like disorder contributes to cognitive decline in HIV-infected subjects. Neurology, 81(17), 1492–1499. doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a9565e
HIV2013Dworkin, M. S., Peterson, C. E., Gao, W., Mayor, A., Hunter, R., Negron, E., Fleury, A., and Besch, C.L. (2013). Food safety knowledge, beliefs and behavior of persons with AIDS: A multicenter study. Food Protection Trends, 33(3), 32-41
Cancer2013Ortiz, A.P., Romaguera, J., Perez, C. M., Otero, Y., Soto-Salgado, M., Mendez, K., Valle, Y., Da Costa, M., Suarez, E., Palefsky, J., and Tortolero-Luna, G. (2013). Human papillomavirus infection in women in Puerto Rico: Agreement between physician-collected and self-collected anogenital specimens. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, doi:10.1097/LGT.0b013e318260e312
(Other) Kidney Disease
2013Soler, Y. A., Nieves-Plaza, M., Prieto, M., Garcia-De Jesus, R., and Suarez-Rivera, M. (2013). Pediatric risk, injury, failure, loss, end-stage renal disease score identifies acute kidney injury and predicts mortality in critically ill children: A prospective study. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: A Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182745675
2013Cruz-Correa, M. (2013). Increasing colorectal cancer burden among young US Hispanics: Is it time to change current screening guidelines? Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 58(7), 1816-1818. doi:10.1007/s10620-013-2707-9; 10.1007/s10620-013-2707-9
(Other) Vitamin D
2013Suárez-Martínez, E.B., Pérez, C.M., Cruz, S.K., Khorsandi, S., Chardón, C., and Ferder, L. (2013). Importance of vitamin D and vitamin D levels status in Puerto Ricans. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(4):38-47. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0000.
2013Gonzalez, L., Magno, P., Ortiz, A. P., Ortiz-Ortiz, K., Hess, K., Nogueras-Gonzalez, G. M., and Suárez, E. (2013). Esophageal cancer incidence rates by histological type and overall: Puerto Rico versus the United States surveillance, epidemiology, and end results population, 1992-2005. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(1), 5-10. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2012.09.002; 10.1016/ j.canep.2012.09.002
2013Morales, D., Hechavarria, R., Wojna, V., and Acevedo, S. F. (2013). YWHAE/14-3-3?, a Potential Novel Genetic Risk Factor and CSF biomarker for HIV Neurocognitive Impairments. Journal of Neurovirology, 19(5), 471–478. doi:10.1007/s13365-013-0200-z
Cardiovascular Disease2013Allende-Vigo, M.Z., Pérez, C.M., Torres, C.R., Valle, Y., Rosario, R. and Suárez, E. (2013).Unequal burden of diabetes and hypertension in the adult population of the San Juan metropolitan area of Puerto Rico. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 4, 261. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.1000261
2013Henricson, E.K., Abresch, R.T., Han, J.J., Escolar, D.M., Florence, J.M., Duong, T., Arrieta, A., Clemens, P.R., Hoffman, E.P., McDonald, C.M., and CINRG Investigators. (2013). The cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study: Glucocorticoid treatment preserves clinically meaningful functional milestones and reduces rate of disease progression as measured by manual muscle testing and other commonly used clinical trial outcome measures. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 55-67. doi:10.1002/mus.23808 [doi]
Neuroscience2013Henricson, E.K., Abresch, R.T., Han, J.J., Escolar, D.M., Florence, J.M., Duong, T., Arrieta, A., Clemens, P.R., Hoffman, E.P., McDonald, C.M, and CINRG Investigators. (2013). The cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: Design of protocol and the methods used. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 32-54. doi:10.1002/mus.23807 [doi]
Cancer2013López-Charneco, M., Perez, C., Soto-Salgado, M., Rodriguez, L., Gonzalez, D., Serrano, R., Cruz-Correa, M., and Ortiz, A. (2013). Correlates of Colorectal Cancer Screening among Hispanics: Results from the 2008 Puerto Rico Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 32 (2) 68-75.
HIV2013Cantres-Rosario, Y., Plaud-Valentin, M., Gerena, Y., Skolasky, R. L., Wojna, V., and Melendez, L. M. (2013). Cathepsin B and cystatin B in HIV-seropositive women are associated with infection and HIV-1-associated neurocognitive disorders. AIDS (London, England), 27(3), 347-356.doi:10.1097/QAD.0b013e32835b3e47;10.1097/QAD.0b013 e32835b3e4
Cancer2013Ruiz-Candelaria, Y., Miranda-Díaz, C., and Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2013). K-RAS mutation profile in Puerto Rican patients with colorectal cancer: Trends from April 2009 to January 2011. The International Journal of Biological Markers, 28(4), e393-7. doi:10.5301/JBM.5000043
Cardiovascular Disease
2013Pérez, C. M., Sánchez, H., and Ortiz, A. P. (2013). Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their cardiometabolic comorbidities in Hispanic adults living in Puerto Rico. Journal of Community Health, 38(6), 10.1007/s10900–013–9726–5. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9726-5
(Other) Diabetes2013Nieves-Plaza, M., Castro-Santana, L. E., Font, Y. M., Mayor, A. M., and Vila, L. M. (2013). Association of hand or knee osteoarthritis with diabetes mellitus in a population of Hispanics from Puerto Rico. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology: Practical Reports on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases, 19(1), 1-6. doi:10.1097/RHU.0b013 e31827cd578;10.1097/RHU.0b013e31827cd578.
2012Ortiz, A.P., Alejandro N., Pérez, C.M., Otero, Y., Soto-Salgado, M., Palefsky J.M., Tortolero-Luna J., and Romaguera, J. (2012). Acceptability of Cervical and Anal HPV Self- sampling in a Sample of Hispanic Women in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 31(4), 205-212.
2012González L., Ortiz A.P., Suárez E.L., Umpierre S., Billoch J., Marcos M.J., Joy L., Charneco E., Lacourt M.Y., Bernabe-Dones R.D., and Cruz-Correa M. (2012). Case-Case Study of Factors Associated to hMLH1, hMSH2, and hMSH6 Protein Expression Among Endometrial Cancer Patients of the University District Hospital of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 22(5):826-9.
Cancer2012Mulero-Portela, A. L., Colón Santaella, C. L., and Cruz Gómez, C. (2013). Development of a questionnaire to assess the determinants of exercise among breast cancer survivors in Puerto Rico. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(5), 379–392. doi:10.3109/09593985.2012.746763
Cancer2012Acevedo A., Diaz Y., Perez C., Garau M., Baron J., and Cruz-Correa M. (2012). Diabetes Mellitus and Colorectal Neoplasia. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 3: 859-865. doi:10.4236/jct.2012.326110
2012Lathroum, L., Ramos-Mercado, F., Hernandez-Marrero, J., Villafana, M., and Cruz- Correa, M. (2012). Ethnic and sex disparities in colorectal neoplasia among Hispanic patients undergoing screening colonoscopy. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, 10(9), 997-1001.
Cancer2012Cabanillas, F., Nieves-Plaza, M., Quevedo, G., and Echenique, I. A. (2012). Rectal adenocarcinoma: Proposal for a model based on pretreatment prognostic factors. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 31(2), 52-58.
Cardiovascular Disease2012Pérez, C.M., Vázquez, I., Guzmán, M., Ortiz, A., Suárez, E. (2012) Are Adults Diagnosed with Diabetes achieving the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations? J P R Health Sci. 31(1):18-23.
Cardiovascular Disease2012Palacios, C., Gil, K., Pérez, C. M., and Joshipura, K. (2012). Determinants of Vitamin D Status among Overweight and Obese Puerto Rican Adults. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 60(1), 35–43. doi:10.1159/000335282
Cardiovascular Disease
2012Ramos, A.S., Seip, R.L., Rivera-Miranda, G., Felici-Giovanini, M.E., Garcia-Berdecia, R., Alejandro-Cowan, Y., Kocherla, M., Cruz, I., Feliu, J.F., Cadilla, C.L., Renta, J.Y., Gorowski, K., Vergara, C., Ruaño, G., and Duconge, J. (2012). Development of a pharmacogenetic-guided warfarin dosing algorithm for Puertorrican patients. Pharmacogenomics, 13(16), 1937-1950.
2012Suárez E, González L, Soto-Salgado M, and Bayona M. (2012) Report of the 2011 University of Puerto Rico-MD Anderson Cancer Center conference entitled "Population-Based Studies in Hispanics: Methodological Issues in Cancer Research". P R Health Sci J. 31(1):39-41.
Cardiovascular Disease2012Pérez, C.M., Ortiz, A.P., Guzmán, M., and Suárez, E. (2012). Distribution and Correlates of the Metabolic Syndrome in Adults Living in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 3(3), 114-122.
2012Ramos, E., Guttierrez-Teissoonniere, S., Conde, J. G., Baez-Cordova, J. A., Guzman- Villar, B., Lopategui-Corsino, E., and Frontera W.R. (2012). Anaerobic power and muscle strength in human immunodeficiency virus-positive preadolescents. PM and R: The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 4(3), 171-175. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.009;10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.00
2012Ortiz, A.P., Colón-López, V., Girona-Lozada, G., Botello-Harbaum, M.T., Sheon, N., Guiot, HM., Román-Torres, L., Díaz-Santana, M.V., Miranda-De, L.S., and Palefsky, J.M. (2012). Report of the 2012 Capacity Building for HIV-HPV Clinical Trials Recruitment among Minority Underserved Populations of Hispanic Origin in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 3(3), 185-187.
2012Gerena, Y., Skolasky, R.L., Vélez, J.M., Toro-Nieves, D., Mayo, R., Nath, A., and Wojna, V. (2012). Soluble and Cell-Associated Insulin Receptor Dysfunction Correlates with Severity of HAND in HIV-Infected Women. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37358.
Neuroscience2012Rodriguez-Zayas, A., Torrado, A., Rosas, O., Santiago, J., Figueroa, J., and Miranda, J. (2012). Blockade of P2 Nucleotide Receptors After Spinal Cord Injury Reduced the Gliotic Response and Spared Tissue. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 46(1), 167-76.
Neuroscience2012Martínez, K.G., Castro-Couch, M., Franco-Chaves, J.A., Ojeda-Arce, B., Segura, G., Milad, M.R., and Quirk, G.J. (2012). Correlations between psychological tests and physiological responses during fear conditioning and renewal. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2(1):16.
Neuroscience2012Santiago, J.M., Torrado, A.I., Arocho, L.C., Rosas, O.R., Rodríguez, A.E., Toro, F.K., Salgado, I.K., Torres, Y.A., Silva, W.I., and Miranda, J.D. (2013).Expression profile of flotillin-2 and its pathophysiological role after spinal cord injury. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience: MN, 49(2), 347-359. doi:10.1007/s12031-012-9873-7;10.1007/s12031-012- 9873-7
Neuroscience2012Sotres-Bayon, F., Sierra-Mercado, D., Pardilla-Delgado, E., and Quirk, G. J. (2012). Gating of fear in prelimbic cortex by hippocampal and amygdala inputs. Neuron, 76(4), 804–812. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2012.09.028
Neuroscience2012Morales, D., Acevedo, S.F., Skolasky, R.L., Hechavarria, R., Santiago, S., De La Torre, T., Maldonado, E., and Wojna, V. (2012). Translational spatial task and its relationship to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and apolipoprotein E in HIV-seropositive women. Journal Neurovirol, 18(6):488-502.
(Other) Aging
2012Castro, M. del R., Suarez, E., Kraiselburd, E., Isidro, A., Paz, J., Ferder, L., and Ayala-Torres, S. (2012). Aging increases mitochondrial DNA damage and oxidative stress in liver of rhesus monkeys. Experimental Gerontology, 47(1), 29–37. doi:10.1016/j.exger.2011.10.002
(Other) Appendicits2012Ramos, C., and Nieves-Plaza M. (2012).The Association of Body Mass Index and Perforation of the Appendix in Puerto Rican Children. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 23(1), 376-85.
(Other) Arthritis
2013Santiago-Casas, Y., Gonzalez-Rivera, T., Castro-Santana, L., Rios, G., Martinez, D., Rodriguez, V., González-Alcover R., Mayor A.M., and Vilá, L. (2013). Impact of managed care health insurance system for indigent patients with rheumatoid arthritis in puerto rico. Clinical Rheumatology, 32(6), 763-769. doi:10.1007/s10067-013-2167-9 [doi]
(Other) Core
2012Estela, E., Soto de Lourdes, L.E., Acosta-Pérez, E., and Berrios, R. (2012). Report of the 3rd Summit of Translational Research in Health Disparities and the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference in Clinical Research. P R Health Sci J. 31(2):78-80.
(Other) Lupus
2012Santiago-Casas, Y., Vilá, L. M., McGwin, G., Cantor, R. S., Petri, M., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Reveille, J. D., and Alarcón, G.S., Pierangeli, S.S. (2012). Association of discoid lupus erythematosus with clinical manifestations and damage accrual in a multiethnic lupus cohort. Arthritis Care and Research, 64(5), 704-12.
(Other) Lupus2012Willis, R., Seif, A. M., McGwin, G.,Jr, Martinez-Martinez, L. A., Gonzalez, E. B., Dang, N., Papalardo, E., Liu, J., Vila, L.M., Reveille, J.D., Alarcon, G.S. and Pierangeli, S.S.(2012). Effect of hydroxychloroquine treatment on pro-inflammatory cytokines and disease activity in SLE patients: Data from LUMINA (LXXV), a multiethnic US cohort. Lupus, 21(8), 830-835. doi:10.1177/0961203312437270; 10.1177/0961203312437270.
(Other) Occupational Participation2012Orellano, E. M., Ito, M., Dorne, R., Irizarry, D., and Dávila, R. (2012). Occupational participation of older adults: Reliability and validity of the activity card Sort—Puerto rican version. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 32(1), 266-272. doi:10.3928/15394492-20110708-01
(Other) Respiratory2012Quevedo, J., Marsh, W., Yulfo, J., Álvarez O., Felici M., and Rojas, M.E. (2012). Prescribing Patterns and Safety of Mezclitas for Respiratory Illnesses. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 31(3), 138-144.
Cardiovascular Disease2011Palacios C, Pérez CM, Guzmán M, Ortiz AP, Ayala A, Suárez E. (2011). Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico. Public Health Nutr. 14(10):1714-23.
2011Joshipura, K.J., Andriankaja, M.O., Hu, F.B. and Ritchie, C.S. (2011). Relative utility of 1-h oral glucose tolerance test as a measure of abnormal glucose homeostasis. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 93(2), 268-275. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2011.05.035; 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.05.035 (OLD Acknowledgement)
2011Colón-López, V., Rodríguez-Díaz, C.E., Ortiz, A.P., Soto-Salgado, M., Suárez, E., and Pérez, C.M. (2011). HIV-related risk behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico: An overview of substance use and sexual practices. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(2), 65-68.
2011Vera M, Reyes-Rabanillo M , Juarbe D, Perez-Pedrogo C , Olmo A , Kichic A and Chaplin W. (2011) Prolonged exposure for the treatment of Spanish-speaking Puerto Ricans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a feasibility study. BMC Research Notes. 4,415.
2011Brown A, Shiramizu B, Nath A, and Wojna V. (2011) Translational research in NeuroAIDS: a neuroimmune pharmacology-related course. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 6(1):80-8. (OLD Acknowledgement)
(Other) Allegies2011Rivera-Mariani, F., Nazario-Jiménez, S., López-Malpica, F., and Bolaños-Rosero B. (2011). Skin test reactivity of allergic subjects to basidiomycetes crude extracts in a tropical environment. Medical Mycology. 49(8):887-91.
(Other) Asthma2011Rivera-Mariani, F.E., Nazario-Jiménez, S., López-Malpica, F., and Bolaños-Rosero, B. (2011). Sensitization to airborne ascospores, basidiospores, and fungal fragments in allergic rhinitis and asthmatic subjects in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 155(4):322-34.
(Other) Core2011Estape, E., Soto de Laurido, L, Shaheen, M, Quarshie, A, Frontera, W, Mays, M, Harrigan, R, White, R. A (2011). A multi-institutional, multidisciplinary model for developing and teaching translational research in health disparities. Clinical and Translational Science, 4(6), 434-438. doi:10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00346.x; 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00346.x
(Other) Core 2011
Estapé, E., Segarra, B., Báez, A., Huertas, A., Díaz, C., and Frontera W.R. (2011). Shaping a new generation of hispanic clinical and translational researchers addressing minority health and health disparities. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(4), 167-175.
(Other) Dermal Dysplasia
2011Franco, H.L., Casasnovas, J.J., Leon, R.G., Friesel, R., Ge, Y., Desnick, R.J., and Cadilla, C.L. (2011). Nonsense mutations of the bHLH transcription factor TWIST2 found in setleis syndrome patients cause dysregulation of periostin. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 43(10), 1523-1531. doi:10.1016/j.biocel.2011.07.003; 10.1016/j.biocel.2011.07.003 (OLD Acknowledgement)
(Other) Glaucoma2011Fernández-Bahamonde, J.L., Román-Rodríguez, C., Fernández-Ruiz, M.C.(2011) Central corneal thickness as a predictor of visual field loss in primary open angle glaucoma for a Hispanic population. Semin Ophtalmol 26(1):28-32.
(Other) Hepatitis2011Soto-Salgado, M., Suárez, E., Ortiz, A.P., Adrovet, S., Marrero, E., Meléndez, M., Colón, H.M., Albizu, C., Del C Santos, M., Torres, E., Pérez, CM. (2011). Knowledge of viral hepatitis among Puerto Rican adults: implications for prevention. Journal Community Health. 36(4):565-73.
(Other) Lupus2011Nieves-Plaza, M., Ortiz, A.P., Colon, M., Molina, M.J., Castro-Santana, L.E., Rodriguez, V.E., Mayor, A.M., and Vila, L.M. (2011). Outcome and predictors of kidney disease progression in Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus initially presenting with mild renal involvement. J Clin Rheumatol, 17; (4), 179-84.
(Other) Nutrition2011Palacios, C., Bertran, J. J., Rios, R. E., and Soltero, S. (2011). No effects of low and high consumption of dairy products and calcium supplements on body composition and serum lipids in Puerto Rican obese adults. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.), 27(5), 520-525. doi:10.1016/j.nut.2010.02.011; 10.1016/j.nut.2010.02.011
(Other) Oral Health2011Morou-Bermudez, E., Elias-Boneta, A., Billings, R.J., Burne, R.A., Carcia-Rivas, V., Brignoni-Nazario, V., and Suarez-Perez, E. (2011). Urease activity as a risk factor for caries development in children during a three-year study period: A survival analysis approach. Archives of Oral Biology. 56(12):1560-8.
(Other) Oral Health2011López del Valle, L., and Ocasio López, C. (2011). Comparing the oral health status of diabetic and non-diabetic children from puerto rico: A case-control pilot study. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(3), 123-127.
(Other) Oral Health2011Morou-Bermudez, E., Elias-Boneta, A., Billings, R.J, Burne, R.A, Carcia-Rivas, V., Brignoni-Nazario, V., Suarez-Perez, E. (2011). Urease activity in dental plaque and saliva of children during a three-year study period and its relationship with other caries risk factors. Archives of Oral Biology, 56(11), 1282-9.
(Other) Physical Therapy2011Ortiz, A., Olson, S., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Rosario, M., Venegas, H.L. (2011). Landing Mechanics During Side Hopping and Crossover Hopping Maneuvers in Noninjured Women and Women with Arterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. PMand R 3(1):13-20.
(Other) Sexual Behaviours2011Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Del Carmen Santos-Ortiz M, Tortolero-Luna G, Pérez CM. (2011) Sexual Behaviors among Adults in Puerto Rico: A Population-Based Study. J Sex Med. 8(9):2439-2449.
Cancer2010Negrón, R., Vásquez, A., Nieves, M., Guerrios, L., Irizarry-Ramírez, M. (2010). Body mass index affects the diagnosis and progression of prostate cancer in Hispanics. Ethn Dis 20 (1 Suppl 1):S1-168-72.
Cardiovascular Disease2010García-Fragoso, L., García-García, I., Leavitt, G., Renta, J., Ayala, M.A., Cadilla, C.L. (2010) MTHFR polymorphisms in Puerto Rican children with isolated congenital heart disease and their mothers. Int J Genet Mol Biol 2(3):43-7.
(Other) Hepatitis2010Pérez, C.M., Marrero, E., Mélendez, M., Adrovet, S., Colón, H., Ortiz, A.P., Soto-Salgado, M., Albizu, C., Torres, E.A., Suárez, E. (2010). Seroepidemiology of viral hepatitis, HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in the household population aged 21-64 years in Puerto Rico.BMC Infectious Diseases, 10, 76. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-76
(Other) Hepatitis2010Colón, H.M., Pérez, C.M., Meléndez, M., Marrero, E., Ortiz, A.P., Suárez, E. (2010) The Validity of Drug Use Responses in a Household Survey in Puerto Rico: Comparison of Survey Responses with Urinalysis. Addict Behav 35(7):667-72.
(Other) Lupus2010Burgos, P.I., McGwin, G. Jr., Reveille, J.D., Vilá, L.M., Alarcón, G.S. (2010). Factors predictive of thrombotic events in LUMINA, a multi-ethnic cohort of SLE patients (LXXII). Rheumatology (Oxford). 49(9):1720-5.
(Other) Oral Health2010Toro, E., Nascimiento, M.M., Suárez-Pérez, E., Burne, R.A., Elias-Boneta, A., Morou-Bermudez, E. (2010). The effect of sucrose on plaque and saliva urease levels in vivo. Arch Oral Biol 55(3):249-54.
(Other) Post-traumatic stress2010Vera, M., Perez-Pedrogo, C., Huertas, S.E., Reyes-Rabanillo, M.L., Juarbe, D., Huertas, A., Reyes-Rodríguez, M.L., Chaplin, W. (2010) Collaborative Care for Depressed Patients with Chronic Medical Conditions: A Randomized Trial in Puerto Rico. Psychiatr Serv 61(2):144-50.
HIV2018Altekruse, S.F., Shiels, M.S., Modur, S.P., Land, S.R., Crothers, K.A., Mayor, A.M.,. & Engels, E.A. (2018). Cancer burden attributable to cigarette smoking among HIV-infected people in North America. AIDS, 32(4), 513-521. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001721.
Cancer2017Alvarado-Santiago, M., Alvarez-Valentin, D., Ruiz-Bermudez, O., Gonzalez-Sepulveda, L., Allende-Vigo, M., Santiago-Rodriguez, E., & Rivas-Tumanyan, S. (2017). Fine-Needle Thyroid Aspiration Biopsy: Clinical Experience at the Endocrinology Clinics of the University Hospital of Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J, 36(1), 5-10.
Other2017Amaro-Rivera, K., Lopez-Cepero, A., Diaz, B., Lee, J. E., & Palacios, C. (2017). Micronutrient Intake and the Contribution of Dietary Supplements in Hispanic Infants. J Diet Suppl, 1-11. doi:10.1080/19390211.2017.1330300
Neuroscience2017Anderson, J., Seol, H., Gordish-Dressman, H., Hathout, Y., & Spurney, C. F. (2017). Interleukin 1 Receptor-Like 1 Protein (ST2) is a Potential Biomarker for Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Pediatr Cardiol, 38(8), 1606-1612. doi:10.1007/s00246-017-1703-9
Cardiovascular Disease2018Andriankaja, O. M., Munoz-Torres, F. J., Vivaldi-Oliver, J., Leroux, B. G., Campos, M., Joshipura, K., & Perez, C. M. (2018). Insulin resistance predicts the risk of gingival/periodontal inflammation. J Periodontol. doi:10.1002/jper.17-0384
Other2017Balls-Berry, J. E., & Acosta-Perez, E. (2017). The Use of Community Engaged Research Principles to Improve Health: Community Academic Partnerships for Research. P R Health Sci J, 36(2), 84-85.
Neuroscience2018Brau, R. H., Acevedo-Salas, Y., & Giovannetti, K. (2018). Epidemiological Trends of Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury in Puerto Rico from November 10th, 2006, through May 24th, 2011. P R Health Sci J, 37(2), 67-77.
HIV2017Cantres-Rosario, Y. M., Acevedo-Mariani, F. M., Perez-Laspiur, J., Haskins, W. E., Plaud, M., Skolasky, R., . . . & Melendez, L. M. (2017). Microwave & magnetic proteomics of macrophages from patients with HIV-associated cognitive impairment. PLoS One, 12(7), e0181779. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0181779
HIV2018Capo-Velez, C. M., Delgado-Velez, M., Baez-Pagan, C. A., & Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2018). Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in HIV: Possible Roles during HAND and Inflammation. Cell Mol Neurobiol, 38(7): 1335–1348. doi:10.1007/s10571-018-0603-8
HIV2018Capó-Vélez, C. M., Morales-Vargas, B., García-González, A., Grajales-Reyes, J. G., Delgado-Vélez, M., Madera, B., … & Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2018). The alpha7-nicotinic receptor contributes to gp120-induced neurotoxicity: implications in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Scientific Reports, 8, 1829.
Other2018Carlson, J. C., Nidey, N. L., Butali, A., Buxo, C. J., Christensen, K., Deleyiannis, F. W., . . . & Leslie, E. J. (2018). Genome-wide interaction studies identify sex-specific risk alleles for nonsyndromic orofacial clefts. Genet Epidemiol, 42(7), 664-672. doi:10.1002/gepi.22158
Other2018Chernus, J., Roosenboom, J., Ford, M., Lee, M. K., Emanuele, B., Anderton, J., … & Marazita, M. L. (2018). GWAS reveals loci associated with velopharyngeal dysfunction. Scientific Reports, 8, 8470.
Cardiovascular Disease2017Claudio-Campos, K., Labastida, A., Ramos, A., Gaedigk, A., Renta-Torres, J., Padilla, D., … & Duconge-Soler, J. (2017). Warfarin Anticoagulation Therapy in Caribbean Hispanics of Puerto Rico: A Candidate Gene Association Study. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 8, 347., K., Labastida, A., Ramos, A., Gaedigk, A., Renta-Torres, J., Padilla, D., … Duconge-Soler, J. (2017). Warfarin Anticoagulation Therapy in Caribbean Hispanics of Puerto Rico: A Candidate Gene Association Study. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 8, 347.
Neuroscience2017Colon-Cruz, L., Kristofco, L., Crooke-Rosado, J., Acevedo, A., Torrado, A., Brooks, B. W., . . . & Behra, M. (2017). Alterations of larval photo-dependent swimming responses (PDR): New endpoints for rapid and diagnostic screening of aquatic contamination. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 147, 670-680. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.09.018
Cancer2017Colón-López, V., González, D., Vélez, C., Fernández-Espada, N., Feldman-Soler, A., Ayala-Escobar, K., . . . & Fernández, M. E. (2017). Community-Academic Partnership to Implement a Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Education Program in Puerto Rico. PRHSJ, 36(4), 191-197.
Other2018Colón, C.J.P., Molina-Vicenty, I.L., Frontera-Rodríguez, M., García-Ferré, A, Rivera, B.P., Cintrón-Vélez, G., & Frontera-Rodríguez, S. (2018) Muscle and Bone Mass Loss in the Elderly Population: Advances in diagnosis and treatment. J Biomed, 3, 40-49. doi:10.7150/jbm.23390.
Cancer2018Cruz-Correa, M., Hylind, L. M., Marrero, J. H., Zahurak, M. L., Murray-Stewart, T., Casero, R. A., Jr.,… & Giardiello, F. M. (2018). Efficacy and Safety of Curcumin in Treatment of Intestinal Adenomas in Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Gastroenterology, 155(3):668-673. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2018.05.031
Other2017Cruz-Feliciano, M. A., Miranda-Díaz, C., Fernández-Santos, D. M., Orobitg-Brenes, D., Hunter-Mellado, R. F., & Carrión-González, I. S. (2017). Quality of life improvement in Latinas receiving combined substance use disorders and trauma-specific treatment: a cohort evaluation report. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 15, 90.
Cancer2018De León-Borrás, R., DelPilar-Morales, E., Rivera-Pérez, N., Pallens-Feliciano, M., Tirado-Gómez, M., González-Sepúlveda, L., & Bertrán-Pasarell, J. (2017). Factors Associated to Invasive Fungal Infection in Hispanic Patients with Hematological Malignancies. Boletin de La Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico, 109(1), 43–-48.
HIV2018Desir, F. A., Lesko, C. R., Moore, R. D., Horberg, M. A., Wong, C., Crane, H. M., . . . & Althoff, K. N. (2018). One Size Fits (n)One: The Influence of Sex, Age, and Sexual Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Acquisition Risk on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the HIV Care Continuum in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. doi:10.1093/cid/ciy556
Other2018Diaz, C., Lin, L., Martinez, L. J., Eckels, K. H., Campos, M., Jarman, R. G., . . . & Schmidt, A. C. (2018). Phase 1 Randomized Study of a Tetravalent Dengue Purified Inactivated Vaccine in Healthy Adults from Puerto Rico. Am J Trop Med Hyg. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0627
Neuroscience2018Dirlikov, E., Major, C. G., Medina, N. A., Lugo-Robles, R., Matos, D., Munoz-Jordan, J. L., . . . &Rivera-Garcia, B. (2018). Clinical Features of Guillain-Barre Syndrome With vs Without Zika Virus Infection, Puerto Rico, 2016. JAMA Neurol. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.1058
Neuroscience2017Dirlikov, E., Medina, N. A., Major, C. G., Munoz-Jordan, J. L., Luciano, C. A., Rivera-Garcia, B., & Sharp, T. M. (2017). Acute Zika Virus Infection as a Risk Factor for Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Puerto Rico. Jama, 318(15), 1498-1500. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11483
HIV2017Drozd, D. R., Kitahata, M. M., Althoff, K. N., Zhang, J., Gange, S. J., Napravnik, S., . . . & Crane, H. M. (2017). Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction in HIV-Infected Individuals in North America Compared With the General Population. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 75(5), 568-576. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001450
HIV2017Dubrow, R., Qin, L., Lin, H., Hernandez-Ramirez, R. U., Neugebauer, R. S., Leyden, W., . . . & Silverberg, M. J. (2017). Association of CD4+ T-cell Count, HIV-1 RNA Viral Load, and Antiretroviral Therapy With Kaposi Sarcoma Risk Among HIV-infected Persons in the United States and Canada. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 75(4), 382-390. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001394
HIV2018Elion, R.A., Althoff, K.N., Zhang, J., Moore, R.D., Gange, S.J., .. Mayor, A.M. … & North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design of IeDEA. (2018) Recent abacavir use increases risk for Types 1 and 2 myocardial infarctions among adults with HIV. Journal of Acquired immune deficiency syndromes, doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001642.
HIV2017Engels, E. A., Yanik, E. L., Wheeler, W., Gill, M. J., Shiels, M. S., Dubrow, R., . . . & Pfeiffer, R.M. (2017). Cancer-Attributable Mortality Among People With Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in North America. Clin Infect Dis, 65(4), 636-643. doi:10.1093/cid/cix392
Other2018Estape, E. S., Quarshie, A., Segarra, B., San Martin, M., Ríos, R., Martínez, K., . . . & Pemu, P. (2018). Promoting Diversity in the Clinical and Translational Research Workforce. Journal of the National Medical Association, 110(6), 598-605. doi:
Other2018Figueroa-Cosme, W.I., Miranda-Diaz, C., Lopez-Cordova, N.M., Capriles, J., Velez, C.N., …& Zorrilla, C. (2018). The Birds and the Bees: Do Puerto Rican Mothers and Daughters Talk about Sex? Archives of Clinical and Medical Case Reports, 2 (6): 190-205. doi: 10.26502/acmcr.96550043
Cardiovascular Disease2018Forno, E., Wang, T., Qi, C., Yan, Q., Xu, C. J., Boutaoui, N. . . & Celedon, J. C. (2018). DNA methylation in nasal epithelium, atopy, and atopic asthma in children: a genome-wide study. Lancet Respir Med, S2213-2600 (18), 30466-1. doi:10.1016/s2213-2600(18)30466-1
Cardiovascular Disease2017Garcia-Rivera, E. J., Pacheco, P., Colon, M., Mays, M. H., Rivera, M., Munet-Diaz, V., . . . & Morales, A. (2017). Building Bridges to Address Health Disparities in Puerto Rico: “Salud para Piñones” Project. P R Health Sci J, 36(2), 92-100.
Other2018Godoy-Vitorino, F., Ortiz-Morales, G., Romaguera, J., Sanchez, M. M., Martinez-Ferrer, M., & Chorna, N. (2018). Discriminating high-risk cervical Human Papilloma Virus infections with urinary biomarkers via non-targeted GC-MS-based metabolomics. PloS one, 13(12), e0209936. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209936
Other2018Godoy-Vitorino, F., Romaguera, J., Zhao, C., Vargas-Robles, D., Ortiz-Morales, G., Vázquez-Sánchez, F., Sanchez-Vázquez, M., de la Garza-Casillas, M., Martinez-Ferrer, M., White, J. R., Bittinger, K., Dominguez-Bello, M. G., … & Blaser, M. J. (2018). Cervicovaginal Fungi and Bacteria Associated With Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia and High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infections in a Hispanic Population. Frontiers in microbiology, 9, 2533. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.02533
Other2018Gonzalez De Leon, J., Gonzalez Mendez, R., Cadilla, C. L., Rivera-Mariani, F. E., & Bolanos-Rosero, B. (2018). Identification of Immunoglobulin E-Binding Proteins of the Xerophilic Fungus Aspergillus penicillioides Crude Mycelial Mat Extract and Serological Reactivity Assessment in Subjects with Different Allergen Reactivity Profiles. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. doi:10.1159/000484898
Cancer2018Gonzalez-Mercado, V. J., Fridley, B. L., & Saligan, L. N. (2018). Sestrin family of genes and their role in cancer-related fatigue. In Support Care Cancer. Germany.
Cancer2017Gonzalez-Pons, M., Soto-Salgado, M., Sevilla, J., Marquez-Lespier, J. M., Morgan, D., Perez, C. M., & Cruz-Correa, M. (2017). Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori in Hispanics living in Puerto Rico: A population-based study. Helicobacter. doi:10.1111/hel.12453
Cancer2018Gonzalez, V. J., Abbas-Aghababazadeh, F., Fridley, B. L., Ghansah, T., & Saligan, L. N. (2018). Expression of Sestrin Genes in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer and Its Association With Fatigue: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Biol Res Nurs, 1099800417749319. doi:10.1177/1099800417749319
Cancer2018Gonzalez, V. J., McMillan, S., Pedro, E., Tirado-Gomez, M., & Saligan, L. N. (2018). The Health related Quality of Life of Puerto Ricans during Cancer Treatments; A Pilot Study. P R Health Sci J, 37(1), 46-51.
Cancer2017González, V. J., Saligan, L. N., Fridley, B. L., Ortiz-Zuazaga, H., & Aaronson, L. S. (2017). Gene Expression, and Fatigue in Puerto Rican Men during Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer: an Exploratory Study. PRHSJ, 36(4), 223-231.
HIV2018Grover, S., Desir, F., Jing, Y., Bhatia, R. K., Trifiletti, D. M., Swisher-McClure, S., . . . & Althoff, K. N. (2018). Reduced Cancer Survival Among Adults With HIV and AIDS-Defining Illnesses Despite No Difference in Cancer Stage at Diagnosis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 79(4), 421-429. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001842
Neuroscience2018Guerrero-Ramirez, G., & Cumba-Aviles, E. (2018). Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation and Quality of Life in Adolescents from Puerto Rico with Type 1 Diabetes. P R Health Sci J, 37(1), 19-21.
Cancer2017Guerrios-Rivera, L., Howard, L., Frank, J., De Hoedt, A., Beverly, D., Grant, D. J., . . . & Freedland, S. J. (2017). Is Body Mass Index the Best Adiposity Measure for Prostate Cancer Risk? Results From a Veterans Affairs Biopsy Cohort. Urology, 105, 129-135. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2017.03.042
Other2018Guiot, H. M., & Franqui-Rivera, H. (2018). Predicting performance on the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge using results from previous examinations. Advances in medical education and practice, 9, 943-949. doi:10.2147/AMEP.S180786
Other2017Helm, S., Davis, K., & Haumana, A. Y. P. (2017). Challenges and Lessons Learned in Implementing a Community-Academic Partnership for Drug Prevention in a Native Hawaiian Community. P R Health Sci J, 36(2), 101-106.
Cardiovascular Disease2018Hernandez-Suarez, D. F., Botton, M. R., Scott, S. A., Tomey, M. I., Garcia, M. J., Wiley, J. . . . & Duconge, J. (2018). Pharmacogenetic association study on clopidogrel response in Puerto Rican Hispanics with cardiovascular disease: a novel characterization of a Caribbean population. Pharmgenomics Pers Med, 11, 95-106. doi:10.2147/pgpm.s165805
Cardiovascular Disease2017Hernandez-Suarez, D. F., Osterman-Pla, A. D., Carrasquillo, O., Aranda, J., Baez, S., Lopez, M., & Garcia-Rivera, E. J. (2017). Epidemiological Profile of Hispanics Admitted With Acute Myocardial Infarction in Puerto Rico: The Experience of 2007, 2009 and 2011. Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, 9(6), 528–533.
Cancer2017Irizarry-Ramirez, M., Kittles, R. A., Wang, X., Salgado-Montilla, J., Nogueras-Gonzalez, G. M., Sanchez-Ortiz, R., . . . & Pettaway, C. A. (2017). Genetic ancestry and prostate cancer susceptibility SNPs in Puerto Rican and African American men. Prostate. doi:10.1002/pros.23368
HIV2017Jiamsakul, A., Kariminia, A., Althoff, K. N., Cesar, C., Cortes, C. P., Davies, M. A., . . . & Law, M. (2017). HIV Viral Load Suppression in Adults and Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy-Results From the IeDEA Collaboration. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 76(3), 319-329. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001499
Neuroscience2017Jiménez-Torres, G. J., Wojna, V., Rosario, E., Hechevarria, R., Aleman-Batista, A. M., Matos, M. R., . . . & Acevedo, S. F. (2017). Assessing health-related resiliency in HIV+ Latin women: Preliminary psychometric findings. PLoS One, 12(7), e0181253. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0181253
Other2018Jordán-González, P., Shum, L. M., González-Sepúlveda, L., & Vilá, L. M. (2018). Clinical correlates and outcomes in a group of Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus hospitalized due to severe infections. SAGE Open Medicine, 6, 2050312118778385.
Cardiovascular Disease2017Joshipura, K. J., Munoz-Torres, F. J., Campos, M., Rivera-Diaz, A. D., & Zevallos, J. C. (2017). Association between within-visit systolic blood pressure variability and development of pre-diabetes and diabetes among overweight/obese individuals. J Hum Hypertens, 32(1), 26-33. doi:10.1038/s41371-017-0009-y
Other2018Joshipura, K. J., Munoz-Torres, F. J., Dye, B. A., Leroux, B. G., Ramirez-Vick, M., & Perez, C. M. (2018). Longitudinal association between periodontitis and development of diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 141, 284-293. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.028
Cardiovascular Disease2017Joshipura, K. J., Munoz-Torres, F. J., Morou-Bermudez, E., & Patel, R. P. (2017d). Over-the-counter mouthwash use and risk of pre-diabetes/diabetes. Nitric Oxide, 71, 14-20. doi:10.1016/j.niox.2017.09.004
Cancer2018King, J. L., Zhang, B., Li, Y., Li, K. P., Ni, J. J., Saavedra, H. I., & Dong, J. T. (2018). TTK promotes mesenchymal signaling via multiple mechanisms in triple negative breast cancer. Oncogenesis, 7(9), 69. doi:10.1038/s41389-018-0077-z
Other2018L. Riestra-Candelaria, B., Rodriguez-Mojica, W., & Jorge, J. (2018). Anatomical criteria to measure the adult right liver lobe by ultrasound. Sonography, 5(4). doi:10.1002/sono.12162
Cancer2018Lee, M., Gudas, L. J., & Saavedra, H. I. (2018). Detection of E2F-DNA Complexes Using Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Assays. Methods Mol Biol, 1726, 143-151. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-7565-5_13
Cancer2017Lee, M., Rivera-Rivera, Y., Moreno, C. S., & Saavedra, H. I. (2017). The E2F activators control multiple mitotic regulators and maintain genomic integrity through Sgo1 and BubR1. Oncotarget, 8(44), 77649-77672. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.20765
Neuroscience2018Lopez, O. V., Gorantla, S., Segarra, A. C., Andino Norat, M. C., Alvarez, M., Skolasky, R. L., & Melendez, L. M. (2018). Sigma-1 Receptor Antagonist (BD1047) Decreases Cathepsin B Secretion in HIV-Infected Macrophages Exposed to Cocaine. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. doi:10.1007/s11481-018-9807-4
Cancer2018Marques-Lespier, J. M., Soto-Salgado, M., Gonzalez-Pons, M., Mendez, V., Freyre, K., Beltran, C., . . . & Cruz-Correa, M. (2018). Prevalence of Synchronous Oligopolyposis in Incident Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study. P R Health Sci J, 37(1), 39-45.
HIV2018Medina-Laabes, D. T., Suarez-Perez, E. L., Guiot, H. M., Munoz, C., Colon-Lopez, V., Tirado-Gomez, M., & Ortiz, A. P. (2018). Human Papillomavirus Correlates With Histologic Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Hispanics with HIV. J Low Genit Tract Dis. doi:10.1097/lgt.0000000000000416
Cardiovascular Disease2017Modi, A., Morou-Bermudez, E., Vergara, J., Patel, R. P., Nichols, A., & Joshipura, K. (2017). Validation of two point-of-care tests against standard lab measures of NO in saliva and in serum. Nitric Oxide, 64, 16-21. doi:10.1016/j.niox.2017.01.009
Other2018Montes-Rodríguez, I. M., Rodríguez-Pou, Y., González-Méndez, R. R., Lopez-Garriga, J., Ropelewski, A. J., & Cadilla, C. L. (2018). Characterization of Histone Genes from the Bivalve Lucina Pectinata. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(10), 2170. doi:10.3390/ijerph15102170
HIV2018Morales-Ortiz, J., Deal, V., Reyes, F., Maldonado-Martinez, G., Ledesma, N., Staback, F,.… & Washington, A. V. (2018). Platelet-derived TLT-1 is a prognostic indicator in ALI/ARDS and prevents tissue damage in the lungs in a mouse model. Blood, 132(23), 2495-2505. doi:10.1182/blood-2018-03-841593
Other2017Morou-Bermudez, E., Loza-Herrero, M. A., Garcia-Rivas, V., Suarez-Perez, E., & Billings, R. J. (2017) Oral Bacterial Acid– Base Metabolism in Caries Screening. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 0(0), 2380084416673049. doi:10.1177/2380084416673049
HIV2017Muzaale, A. D., Althoff, K. N., Sperati, C. J., Abraham, A. G., Kucirka, L. M., Massie, A. B., . . . & Segev, D. L. (2017). Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease in HIV-Positive Potential Live Kidney Donors. Am J Transplant, 17(7), 1823-1832. doi:10.1111/ajt.14235
HIV2017Noboa-Ortega, P., Figueroa-Cosme, W. I., Feldman-Soler, A., & Miranda-Diaz, C. (2017). Implementing a Randomized Controlled Trial through a Community-Academia Partnered Participatory Research: Arte con Salud Research-Informed Intervention. P R Health Sci J, 36(2), 86-91.
Other2017Orellano-Colon, E. M., Gonzalez-Laboy, Y., & De Jesús-Rosario, A. (2017). Creation of the Quebrada Arriba Community and Academic Partnership: An Effective Coalition for Addressing Health Disparities in Older Puerto Ricans. P R Health Sci J, 36(2), 107-114.
Other2017Orellano-Colon, E. M., Rivero-Méndez, M., Lizama, M., & Jutai, J. W. (2017). Assistive technology unmet needs of independent living older Hispanics with functional limitations. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 1-7. doi:10.1080/17483107.2017.1300693
Cancer2018Ortiz-Ortiz, K. J., Tortolero-Luna, G., Rios-Motta, R., Veintidos-Feliu, A., Hunter-Mellado, R., Torres-Cintron, C. R., . . . & Magno, P. (2018). Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer in Puerto Rico: A population-based study. PLoS One, 13(3), e0194415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0194415
Cancer2018Ortiz, A. P., Gonzalez, D., Ramos, J., Munoz, C., Reyes, J. C., & Perez, C. M. (2018). Association of marijuana use with oral HPV infection and periodontitis among Hispanic adults: Implications for oral cancer prevention. J Periodontol, 89(5), 540-548. doi:10.1002/jper.17-0372
Cardiovascular Disease2018Ortiz, A. P., Gonzalez, D., Vivaldi-Oliver, J., Castaneda, M., Rivera, V., Diaz, E., . . . & Perez, C. M. (2018). Periodontitis and oral human papillomavirus infection among Hispanic adults. Papillomavirus Res, 5, 128-133. doi:10.1016/j.pvr.2018.03.003
Cancer2018Ortiz, A. P., Tortolero-Luna, G., Romaguera, J., Perez, C. M., Gonzalez, D., Munoz, C., . . . & Unger, E. R. (2018). Seroprevalence of HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 and correlates of exposure in unvaccinated women aged 16-64 years in Puerto Rico. Papillomavirus Res, 5, 109-113. doi:10.1016/j.pvr.2018.03.006
Other2017Palacios, C., Rivas-Tumanyan, S., Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Sinigaglia, O., Rios, E. M., Campos, M., . . . & Willett, W. (2017). A Semi-Quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire Validated in Hispanic Infants and Toddlers Aged 0 to 24 Months. J Acad Nutr Diet, 117(4), 526-535.e529. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2016.12.010
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Cancer2018Pérez-Morales, J., Mejías-Morales, D., Rivera-Rivera, S., González-Flores, J., González-Loperena, M., Cordero-Báez, F. Y., Pedreira-García, W. M., Chardón-Colón, C., Cabán-Rivera, J., Cress, W. D., Gordian, E. R., Muñoz-Antonia, T., Cabrera-Ríos, M., Isidro, A., Coppola, D., Rosa, M., Boyle, T. A., Izumi, V., Koomen, J. M., & Santiago-Cardona, P. G. (2018). Hyper-phosphorylation of Rb S249 together with CDK5R2/p39 overexpression are associated with impaired cell adhesion and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition: Implications as a potential lung cancer grading and staging biomarker. PloS one, 13(11), e0207483. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207483
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Cancer2017Ramirez-Amill, R., Soto-Salgado, M., Vázquez-Santos, C., Corzo-Pedrosa, M., & Cruz-Correa, M. (2017). Assessing Colorectal Cancer Knowledge Among Puerto Rican Hispanics: Implications for Cancer Prevention and Control. J Community Health. doi:10.1007/s10900-017-0363-2
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Neuroscience2018Rosario-Rodriguez, L. J., Colon, K., Borges-Velez, G., Negron, K., & Melendez, L. M. (2018). Dimethyl Fumarate Prevents HIV-Induced Lysosomal Dysfunction and Cathepsin B Release from Macrophages. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. doi:10.1007/s11481-018-9794-5
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Cancer2017Salgado-Montilla, J.L., Rodríguez-Cabán, J.L., Sánchez-García, J., Sánchez-Ortiz, R., & Irizarry-Ramírez, M. (2017) Impact of FTO SNPs rs9930506 and rs9939609 in Prostate Cancer Severity in a Cohort of Puerto Rican Men. Arch Can Res 5(3)148. doi:10.21767/2254-6081.1000148
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Other2017Sepúlveda-Rivera, V., Donato-Santana, C., & Diaz-Vega, G. (2017). Preventive Care Screening in the Puerto Rican Geriatric Population: A Formative Evaluation of Patient Knowledge. PRHSJ, 36(4), 198-204.
HIV2017Shiels, M. S., Althoff, K. N., Pfeiffer, R. M., Achenbach, C. J., Abraham, A. G., Castilho, J., . . . & Engels, E. A. (2017). HIV Infection, Immunosuppression, and Age at Diagnosis of Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers. Clin Infect Dis, 64(4), 468-475. doi:10.1093/cid/ciw764
Cancer2017Suárez-Arroyo, I. J., Loperena-Alvarez, Y., Rosario-Acevedo, R., & Martínez-Montemayor, M. M. (2017). Ganoderma spp.: A Promising Adjuvant Treatment for Breast Cancer. Medicines (Basel, Switzerland), 4(1), 15.
Neuroscience2017Tarrats, L., Hernandez, G., Busquets, J. M., Portela, J. C., Serrano, L. A., Gonzalez-Sepulveda, L., & Sanchez-Perez, J. R. (2017). Outcomes of endoscopic optic nerve decompression in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol, 7(6), 615-623. doi:10.1002/alr.21927
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