U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Molecular Medicine Branch

Alan Neil Schechter, M.D., Chief


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Wang L, Di L, Noguchi CT. AMPK is Involved in Mediation of Erythropoietin Influence on Metabolic Activity and Reactive Oxygen Species Production in White Adipocytes. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Lucas KD, Miller JL, Eckert V, Horne RL, Samuel MC, Mohle-Boetani JC. Risk, Feasibility, and Cost Evaluation of a Prisoner Condom Access Pilot Program in One California State Prison.J Correct Health Care. ; 20 (20; 3) :184-194. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhang Y, Wang L, Dey S, Alnaeeli M, Suresh S, Rogers H, Teng R, Noguchi CT. Erythropoietin Action in Stress Response, Tissue Maintenance and Metabolism.Int J Mol Sci. ; 15 (6; 15) :10296-10333. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang X, Mendelsohn L, Rogers H, Leitman S, Raghavachari N, Yang Y, Yau YY, Tallack M, Perkins A, Taylor JG 6th, Noguchi CT, Kato GJ. Heme-bound iron activates placenta growth factor in erythroid cells via erythroid Krüppel-like factor. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Kirby JS, Miller JJ, Adams DR, Leslie D. Health Care Utilization Patterns and Costs for Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Thomas AN, Johnson PN. Use of Continuous-Infusion Loop Diuretics in Critically Ill Children. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Meier ER, Wright EC, Miller JL. Reticulocytosis and anemia are associated with an increased risk of death and stroke in the newborn cohort of the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Park JW, Piknova B, Nghiem K, Lozier JN, Schechter AN. Inhibitory effect of nitrite on coagulation processes demonstrated by thrombelastography. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Imai DM, Miller JL, Leonard BC, Bach J, Drees R, Steinberg H, Teixeira LB. Visceral Smooth Muscle α-Actin Deficiency Associated With Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction in a Bengal Cat (Felis catus x Prionailurus bengalensis).Vet Pathol. ; 51 (3; 51) :612-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Harrington RA, Weinstein DA, Miller JL. Hypoglycemia in Prader-Willi syndrome.Am J Med Genet A. ; 164 (164; 5) :1127-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Marquez R, Hantel A, Lorenz R, Neistadt B, Wong J, Churpek JE, Mardini NA, Shaukat I, Gurbuxani S, Miller JL, Godley LA. A new family with a germline ANKRD26 mutation and predisposition to myeloid malignancies. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Sack BK, Baldwin M, Vaughan AM, Kappe SH. Interferon-Mediated Innate Immune Responses against Malaria Parasite Liver Stages. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Glushakova S, Balaban A, McQueen PG, Coutinho R, Miller JL, Nossal R, Fairhurst RM, Zimmerberg J. Hemoglobinopathic erythrocytes affect the intraerythrocytic multiplication of Plasmodium falciparum in vitro. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Alnaeeli M, Raaka BM, Gavrilova O, Teng R, Chanturiya T, Noguchi CT. Erythropoietin signaling: A novel regulator of white adipose tissue inflammation during diet-induced obesity. . [Full Text/Abstract]
Cokic BB, Cokic VP, Suresh S, Wirt S, Noguchi CT. Nitric oxide and hypoxia stimulate erythropoietin receptor via MAPK kinase in endothelial cells.Microvasc Res. ; 92 (92) :34-40. [Full Text/Abstract]
Lammers EM, Johnson PN, Ernst KD, Hagemann TM, Lawrence SM, Williams PK, Anderson MP, Miller JL. Association of fentanyl with neurodevelopmental outcomes in very-low-birth-weight infants.Ann Pharmacother. ; 48 (48; 3) :335-42. [Full Text/Abstract]
Bhayani NH, Miller JL, Ortenzi G, Kaifi JT, Kimchi ET, Staveley-O'Carroll KF, Gusani NJ. Perioperative outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy compared to total pancreatectomy for neoplasia.J Gastrointest Surg. ; 18 (3; 18) :549-54. [Full Text/Abstract]
Williamson JD, Launer LJ, Bryan RN, Coker LH, Lazar RM, Gerstein HC, Murray AM, Sullivan MD, Horowitz KR, Ding J, Marcovina S, Lovato L, Lovato J, Margolis KL, Davatzikos C, Barzilay J, Ginsberg HN, Linz PE, Miller ME, Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Memory in Diabetes Investigators. Cognitive function and brain structure in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus after intensive lowering of blood pressure and lipid levels: a randomized clinical trial.JAMA Intern Med. ; 174 (174; 3) :324-33. [Full Text/Abstract]
Sack BK, Miller JL, Vaughan AM, Douglass A, Kaushansky A, Mikolajczak S, Coppi A, Gonzalez-Aseguinolaza G, Tsuji M, Zavala F, Sinnis P, Kappe SH. Model for in vivo assessment of humoral protection against malaria sporozoite challenge by passive transfer of monoclonal antibodies and immune serum.Infect Immun. ; 82 (2; 82) :808-17. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gold JA, Ruth C, Osann K, Flodman P, McManus B, Lee HS, Donkervoort S, Khare M, Roof E, Dykens E, Miller JL, Driscoll DJ, Butler MG, Heinemann J, Cassidy S, Kimonis VE. Frequency of Prader-Willi syndrome in births conceived via assisted reproductive technology.Genet Med. ; 16 (16; 2) :164-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Angulo M. An open-label pilot study of N-acetylcysteine for skin-picking in Prader-Willi syndrome.Am J Med Genet A. ; 164A (2; 164A) :421-4. [Full Text/Abstract]
Johnson PN, Miller JL, Hagemann TM, Castro C, Harrison D. External validation of the medication taper complexity score for methadone tapers in children with opioid abstinence syndrome.Ann Pharmacother. ; 48 (48; 2) :187-95. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Sherry J, Parrott J, Quinn JS. A subchronic in situ exposure method for evaluating effects in small-bodied fish at contaminated sites.Environ Toxicol. ; 29 (29; 1) :54-63. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Schaefer J, Tam M, Harrison DL, Johnson PN. Ethacrynic Acid Continuous Infusions in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients.J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. ; 19 (19; 1) :49-55. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miller JL, Linville TD, Dykens EM. Effects of metformin in children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome and early-onset morbid obesity: a pilot study.J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. ; 27 (1-2; 27) :23-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Park JW, Piknova B, Kurtz J, Seetharaman S, Wagner SJ, Schechter AN. Effect of storage on levels of nitric oxide metabolites in platelet preparations.Transfusion. 2013 Mar; 53 (2013 Mar; 3; 53) :637-44. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rogers H, Wang L, Yu X, Alnaeeli M, Cui K, Zhao K, Bieker JJ, Prchal J, Huang S, Weksler B, Noguchi CT. T-cell acute leukemia 1 (TAL1) regulation of erythropoietin receptor and association with excessive erythrocytosis.J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 26; 287 (287; 2012 Oct 26; 44) :36720-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Wang L, Jia Y, Rogers H, Wu YP, Huang S, Noguchi CT. GATA-binding protein 4 (GATA-4) and T-cell acute leukemia 1 (TAL1) regulate myogenic differentiation and erythropoietin response via cross-talk with Sirtuin1 (Sirt1).J Biol Chem. 2012 Aug 31; 287 (287; 36; 2012 Aug 31) :30157-69. [Full Text/Abstract]
Jia Y, Suzuki N, Yamamoto M, Gassmann M, Noguchi CT. Endogenous erythropoietin signaling facilitates skeletal muscle repair and recovery following pharmacologically induced damage.FASEB J. 2012 Jul; 26 (7; 2012 Jul; 26) :2847-58. [Full Text/Abstract]
Cokic VP, Bhattacharya B, Beleslin-Cokic BB, Noguchi CT, Puri RK, Schechter AN. JAK-STAT and AKT pathway-coupled genes in erythroid progenitor cells through ontogeny.J Transl Med. 2012 Jun 7; 10 (2012 Jun 7; 10) :116. [Full Text/Abstract]