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

Portal Pressure in Non-Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension: To Measure or Not to Measure. Da BL, Surana P, Kapuria D, Vittal A, Levy E, Kleiner DE, Koh C, Heller T. Hepatology. 2019 Jul 18. doi: 10.1002/hep.30862. [Epub ahead of print]

Twitter as a Noninvasive Bio-Marker for Trends in Liver Disease. Da BL, Surana P, Schueler SA, Jalaly NY, Kamal N, Taneja S, Vittal A, Gilman CL., Heller T, Koh C. Hepatol Commun. 2019 July 13. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1394.

HBV/HDV Coinfection: A Challenge for Therapeutics. Koh C, Da BL, Glenn JS. Clin Liver Dis. 2019 Aug;23(3):557-572. doi: 10.1016/j.cld.2019.04.005. Epub 2019 May 24.

Asparaginase-induced hepatotoxicity: rapid development of cholestasis and hepatic steatosis. Kamal N, Koh C, Samala N, Fontana RJ, Stolz A, Durazo F, Hayashi PH, Phillips E, Wang T, Hoofnagle JH; Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network. Hepatol Int. 2019 Aug 7. doi: 10.1007/s12072-019-09971-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Hepatitis D infection: from initial discovery to current investigational therapies. Da BL, Heller T, Koh C. Gastroenterol Rep. 2019 June 23. doi: 10.1093/gastro/goz023. [Epub ahead of print]

Evaluation of confocal endoscopic microscopy for detection of early-stage gastric cancer in hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) syndrome. Ruff S, Curtin B, Quezado M, Heller T, Koh C, Steinberg SM, Connolly M, Hernandez JM, Davis JL. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2019 Jun;10(3):407-411. doi: 10.21037/jgo.2019.01.04

Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography (Fibroscan®) in sickle cell liver disease - could we strike while the liver is hard? Ben Yakov G, Sharma D, Alao H, Surana P, Kapuria D, Etzion O, Hsieh MM, Tisdale JF, Fitzhugh CD, Kleiner DE, Levy EB, Chang R, Rivera E, Huang A, Koh C, Heller T. Br J Haematol. 2019 Jun 19. doi: 10.1111/bjh.16047. [Epub ahead of print]

Patient characteristics associated with easy and poor tolerance of moderate sedation during endoscopy. Curtin BF, Strongin A, Surana P, Farooqi R, Haydek C, Heller T, Kumar S, Koh C. GastroHep. 2019 Apr; 1(3):124-133.

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.