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Gastroenterology Fellow Publications

A list of recent University of Maryland/NIH Clinical Scholars Gastroenterology Fellowship Program publications is available below. Current and recent fellows are in bold.

Recent Publications

Redefined Clinical Features and Diagnostic Criteria in Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy Candidiasis-Ectordermal Dystrophy.  Ferre EM, Rose SR, Rosenzweig SD, Burbelo PD, Romito KR, Niema JE, Rosen LB, Break TJ, Gu W, Hunsberger S, Browne SK, Hsu, AP, Rampertaap S, Swamydas M, Collar AL, Kong HH, Lee CR, Chascsa D, Simcox T,  Pham A, Bondici A, Natarajan M, Monsale J, Kleiner DE, Quezado M, Alevizos I, Moutsopoulos NM, Yockey L, Frein C, Soldatos A, Calvo KR, Adjemian J, Similuk MN, Lang DM, Stone KD, Uzel G, Kopp JB, Bishop RJ, Holland SM, Olivier KN, Fleisher TA, Heller T, Winer KK, Lionakis MS.  JCI Insight,. 2016;1(13).

Polyclonal Crypt Genesis and Development of Familial Small Intesitnal Neuroendocrine Tumors.  Sei Y, Feng J, Zhao X, Forbes J, Tang D, Nagashima K, Hanson J, Quezado MM, Hughes MS, Wank SA.  Gastroenterology. 2016 July;151(1):140-51.

The Many Faces of Positive Hepatitis B Surface Antigen.  Tang DM, Heller T, Koh C.  Hepatology. 2016 feb 18, doi: 10.1002/hep.28503. [Epub ahead of print]

Cosyntropin-Stimulated Serum Free Cortisol in Healthy, Adrenally Insufficient, and Mildly Cirrhotic Populations.  Rauschecker M, Abraham SB, Abel BS, Wesley R, Saverino E, Trivedi A, Heller T, Nieman LK. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Mar; 101(3):1075-81. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Gastrointestinal Features of Chronic Granulomatous Disease Found During Endoscopy.  Khangura SK, Kamal N, Ho N, Quezado M, Zhao X, Marciano B, Simpson J, Zerbe C, Uzel G, Yao MD, DeRavin SS, Hadigan C, Kuhns DB, Gallin JI, Malech HL, Holland SM, Heller T. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Mar;14(3):395-402

Hematopoietic Prostaglandin D Synthase Defines a Proeosinophilic Pathogenic Effector Human TH2 Cell Subpopulation with Enhanced Function.  Mitson-Salazar A, Yin Y, Wansley DL, Young M, Bolan H, Arceo S, Ho N, Koh C, Milner JD, Stone KD, Wank SA, Prussin C. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Mar;137(3):907-18.

Acute Hepatocellular Drug-Induced Liver Injury From Buproprion and Doxycycline.  Tang DM, Koh C, Twaddell WS, von Rosenvinge EC, Han H.  ACG Case Rep J. 2015 Oct 9;3(1):66-8. doi: 10.14309/crj.2015.103.

Prospective Evaluation and Treatment of Familial Carcinoid Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors (SI-NETS).  Hughes MS, Azoury SC, Assadipour Y, Straughan DM, Trivedi AN, Lim RM, Joy G, Voellinger MT, Tang DM, Venkatesan AM, Chen CC, Louie A, Quezado MM, Forbes J, Wank SA.  Surgery. 2015 Oct 7. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.05.041. [Epub ahead of print]

A Hereditary Form of Small Intestinal Carcinoid Associated With a Germline Mutation in Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase. Sei Y, Zhao X, Forbes J, Szymczak S, Li Q, Trivedi A, Vollinger M, Joy G, Feng J, Whatley M, Jones MS, Harper UL, Marx SJ, Venkatesan AM, Chandrasekharappa SC, Raffeld M, Quezado MM, Louie A, Chen CC, Lim RM, Agarwala R, Schaffer AA, Hughs MS, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wank SA.  Gastroenterology. 2015 Jul; 149(1):67-78.

Treatment With Anakinra, a Recombinant IL-1 Receptor Antagonist, Unlikely to Introduce Lasting Remission in Patients with CGD Colitis​. Hahn KJ, Ho N, Yockey L, Kreuzberg S, Daub J, Rump A, Marciano BE, Quezado M, Malech HL, Holland SM, Heller T, Zerbe CS. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; Jun;110(6):938-9.

Enterocutaneous Fistula from a Billroth II Afferent Limb: Successful Closure with Endoclips. Voellinger, MT, Knodell R, Choueiri, N. ACG Case Rep J. 2014;1(2):76–78.

Probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics and naturally fermented foods: why more may be more. Ho N, Prasad V.  Ann Gastroenterol. 2013;26(3):277-278.

AASLD clinical practice guidelines: a critical review of scientific evidence and evolving recommendations. Koh C, Zhao X, Samala N, Sakiani S, Liang TJ, Talwalkar JA. Hepatology. 2013 Dec;58(6):2142-52. Epub 2013 Oct 18.

Gastrointestinal histopathology in chronic granulomatous disease: a study of 87 patients. Alimchandani M, Lai JP, Aung PP, Khangura S, Kamal N, Gallin JI, Holland SM, Malech HL, Heller T, Miettinen M, Quezado MM. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Sep;37(9):1365-72. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e318297427d.

Liver stiffness increases acutely during sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis. Koh C, Turner T, Zhao X, Minniti CP, Feld JJ, Simpson J, Demino M, Conrey AK, Jackson MJ, Seamon C, Kleiner DE, Kato GJ, Heller T. Am J Hematol. 2013 Nov;88(11):E250-4. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

Endoscopic management of esophageal cancer after definitive chemoradiotherapy. Khangura SK, Greenwald BD. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Jun;58(6):1477-85. Epub 2013 Jan 17. 

A new method for determining gastric acid output using a wireless pH-sensing capsule. Weinstein DH, deRijke S, Chow CC, Foruraghi L, Zhao X, Wright EC, Whatley M, Maass-Moreno R, Chen CC, Wank SA.  Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jun;37(12):1198-209.

The role of surgery in the management of patients with refractory chronic granulomatous disease colitis. Alvarez-Downing MM, Kamal N, Inchauste SM, Khangura SK, Malech HL, Holland SM, Hughes MS, Heller T, Sherry RM. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 May;56(5):609-14.

Long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis C after sustained virological response to interferon-based therapy. Koh C, Heller T, Haynes-Williams V, Hara K, Zhao X, Feld JJ, Kleiner DE, Rotman Y, Ghany MG, Liang TJ, Hoofnagle JH. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 May;37(9):887-94. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

An unusual method of diagnosing a common disease. Khangura SK, von Rosenvinge EC. BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Nov 19;2012.

Anatomic classification of the endoscopic appearance of the normal appendiceal orifice: a novel tool for recognition and documentation of cecal intubation. Aslinia FM, Bagi P, Sorkin JD, Williams RB, Knodell RG, Sorkin LF, Greenwald BD, Steele A, Raufman JP. Clin Anat. 2012 May;25(4):496-502. Epub 2011 Sep 12.

SlimQuick™ - associated hepatotoxicity in a woman with alpha-1 antitrypsin heterozygosity.Weinstein DH, Twaddell WS, Raufman JP, Philosophe B, Mindikoglu AL. World J Hepatol. 2012 Apr 27;4(4):154-7.

GI involvement in disseminated Mycobacterium genavense: endoscopy and histology. Arora M, Uzel G, Shea YR, Kleiner DE, Holland SM, Heller T. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Sep;74(3):688-90. Epub 2011 Jul 26.

Giant duodenal ectasia. Weinstein DH, Childs R, Heller T. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jun;9(6):A24. Epub 2011 Jan 28.​​​​​​