Gastroenterology Fellow Publications

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

Recent Publications

Benralizumab for PDGFRA-Negative Hypereosinophilic Syndrome. Kuang FL, Legrand F, Makiya M, Ware J, Wetzler L, Brown T, Magee T, Piligian B, Yoon P, Ellis JH, Sun X, Panch SR, Powers A, Alao H, Kumar S, Quezado M, Yan L, Lee N, Kolbeck R, Newbold P, Goldman M, Fay MP, Khoury P, Maric I, Klion AD. N Engl J Med. 2019 Apr 4;380(14):1336-1346.

Development of Hepatic Steatosis After Chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Ben-Yakov G, Alao H, Haydek JP, Fryzek N, Cho MH, Hemmati M, Samala V, Shovlin M, Dunleavy K, Wilson W, Jones EC, Rotman Y. Hepatol Commun. 2018 Dec 28;3(2):220-226.

Fatigued Patients with Chronic Liver Disease Have Subtle Aberrations of Sleep, Melatonin and Cortisol Circadian Rhythms. Tana MM, Alao H, Morris N, Bernstein S, Hattenbach J, Rehman RB, Brychta R, Sarkar S, Zhao X, Walter M, Buckley A, Chen K, Rotman Y. Fatigue. 2018;6(1):5-19.

Baseline Intrahepatic and Peripheral Innate Immunity are Associated with Hepatitis C Virus Clearance During Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy. Alao H, Cam M, Keembiyehetty C, Zhang F, Serti E, Suarez D, Park H, Fourie NH, Wright EC, Henderson WA, Li Q, Liang TJ, Rehermann B, Ghany MG. Hepatology. 2018 Dec;68(6):2078-2088.

"Dwarfing" White Strands on Screening Colonoscopy! Chitsaz E, Rotcheewaphan S, Koh C, Heller T. Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep;155(3):e22-e23.

Characteristics of Liver Disease in 100 Individuals With Joubert Syndrome Prospectively Evaluated at a Single Center. Strongin A, Heller T, Doherty D, Glass IA, Parisi MA, Bryant J, Choyke P, Turkbey B, Daryanani K, Yildirimli D, Vemulapalli M, Mullikin JC, Malicdan MC, Vilboux T, Gahl WA, Gunay-Aygun M; NISC Comparative Sequencing Program. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Mar;66(3):428-435.

Noncirrhotic portal hypertension. Da BL, Koh C, Heller T. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2018 May;34(3):140-145.

Liver disease in patients with cystic fibrosis. Kamal N, Surana P, Koh C. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2018 May;34(3):146-151.

The Changing Paradigm of Management of Liver Abscesses in Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Straughan DM, McLoughlin KC, Mullinax JE, Marciano BE, Freeman AF, Anderson VL, Uzel G, Azoury SC, Sorber R, Quadri HS, Malech HL, DeRavin SS, Kamal N, Koh C, Zerbe CS, Kuhns DB, Gallin JI, Heller T, Holland SM, Rudloff U. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 17;66(9):1427-1434

Black Smoke Arising in Duodenum after Liver Biopsy: What does the Smoke Signal Mean? Chitsaz E, Krishnasammy V, Koh C. Gastroenterology. 2018 Feb 2 [Epub ahead of print].

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy. Guber RD, Takyar V, Kokkinis A, Fox DA, Alao H, Kats I, Bakar D, Remaley AT, Hewitt SM, Kleiner DE, Liu CY, Hadigan C, Fischbeck KH, Rotman Y, Grunseich C. Neurology. 2017 Dec 12;89(24):2481-2490.

Cellular MicroRNA Networks Regulate Host Dependency of Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Li Q, Lowey B, Sodroski C, Krishnamurthy S, Alao H, Cha H, Chiu S, El-Diwany R, Ghany MG, Liang TJ. Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 27; 8(1):1789.

The Changing Paradigm of Management of Liver Abscesses in Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Straughan DM, McLoughlin KC, Mullinax JE, Marciano BE, Freeman AF, Anderson VL, Uzel G, Azoury SC, Sorber R, Quadri HS, Malech HL, DeRavin SS, Kamal N, Koh C, Zerbe CS, Kuhns DB, Gallin JI, Heller T, Holland SM, Rudloff U. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 14 [Epub ahead of print].

Characteristics of Liver Disease in 100 Individuals with Joubert Styndrome Prospectively Evaluated at a Single Center. Strongin A, Heller T, Doherty D, Glass IA, Parisi MA, Bryant J, Choyke P, Turkbey B, Daryanani K, Yildirimli D, Vemulapalli M, Mullikin JC, Vilboux T., Gahl WA, Gunay-Aygun M. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Nov 3 [Epub ahead of print].

Gastrointestinal Manifestations of STAT3-Deficient Hyper-IgE Syndrome. Arora M, Bagi P, Strongin A, Heimall J, Zhao X, Lawrence MG, Trivedi A, Henderson C, Hsu A, Quezado M, Kleiner DE, Venkatesan AM, Holland SM, Freeman AF, Heller T. J Clin Immunol. 2017 Aug 13 [Epub ahead of Print].

The Association Between Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Tang DM, Kumar S. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2017 Feb;19(2):5.

Submucosal Colonic Masses in a Patient with Familial Tumor Calcinosis. Ho N, Trivedi A, Collins MT, Heller T. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr;112(4):532.

Genetic Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a Determinant of Crohn’s Disease Development in Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Huang C, De Ravin SS, Paul AR, Heller T, Ho N, Wu Datta L, Zerbe CS, Marciano BE, Kuhns DB, Kader HA, Holland SM, Malech HL, Brant SR; NIDDK IBD Genetics Consortium,.. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 Dec;22(12):2794-2801.

Elevated Basal Serum Tryptase Identifies a Multisystem Disorder Assocaited with Increased TPSAB1 copy number. Lyons JJ, Yu X, Hughes JD, Le QT, Jamil A, Bai Y, Ho N, Zhao M, Liu Y, O’Connell MP, Trivedi NN, Nelson C, Di Maggio T, Jones N, Matthews H, Lewis KL, Oler AJ, Carlson RJ, Arkwright PD, Hong C, Agama S, Wilson TM, Tucker S, Zhang Y, McElwee JJ, Pao M, Glover SC, Rothenberg ME, Hohman RJ, Stone KD, Caughey GH, Heller T, Metcalfe DD, Biesecker LG, Schwartz LB, Milner JD. Nat Genet. 2016 Dec;48(12):1564-1569.

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.