Biostatistics Analysis Center



BAC staff members have co-authored hundreds of peer-reviewed publications. A partial list of recent publications is provided below. 

Cory L, Latif N, Brensinger C, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Burger RA, Morgan M, Ko E. Readmission After Gynecologic Surgery: A Comparison of Procedures for Benign and Malignant Indications. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug;130(2):285-295. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002141. PubMed PMID: 28697106.

Ma GK, Brensinger CM, Wu Q, Lewis JD. Increasing Incidence of Multiply Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Aug 1;167(3):152-158. doi: 10.7326/M16-2733. Epub 2017 Jul 4. PubMed PMID: 28672282.

Sevilla-Cazes J, Finkleman BS, Chen J, Brensinger CM, Epstein AE, Streiff MB, Kimmel SE. Association Between Patient-Reported Medication Adherence and Anticoagulation Control. Am J Med. 2017 Apr 26. pii: S0002-9343(17)30382-0. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.03.038. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28454906.

Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Nam YH, Bilker WB, Barosso GM, Mangaali MJ, Hennessy S. The quality of Medicaid and Medicare data obtained from CMS and its contractors: implications for pharmacoepidemiology. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 26;17(1):304. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2247-7. PubMed PMID: 28446159; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5406992.

Han X, Chiang C, Leonard CE, Bilker WB, Brensinger CM, Li L, Hennessy S. Biomedical Informatics Approaches to Identifying Drug-Drug Interactions: Application to Insulin Secretagogues. Epidemiology. 2017 May;28(3):459-468. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000638. PubMed PMID: 28169935; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5378621.

Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Kimmel SE, Han X, Nam YH, Gagne JJ, Mangaali MJ, Hennessy S. Gastrointestinal bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage in
concomitant users of warfarin and antihyperlipidemics. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 1;228:761-770. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.245. Epub 2016 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 27888753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5203951.

Kimmel SE, Troxel AB, French B, Loewenstein G, Doshi JA, Hecht TE, Laskin M, Brensinger CM, Meussner C, Volpp K. A randomized trial of lottery-based incentives and reminders to improve warfarin adherence: the Warfarin Incentives (WIN2) Trial. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Nov;25(11):1219-1227. doi: 10.1002/pds.4094. Epub 2016 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 27592594; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5093038.

Finkelman BS, French B, Bershaw L, Brensinger CM, Streiff MB, Epstein AE, Kimmel SE. Predicting prolonged dose titration in patients starting warfarin. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Nov;25(11):1228-1235. doi: 10.1002/pds.4069. Epub 2016 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 27456080; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5093054.

Leonard CE, Han X, Bilker WB, Flory JH, Brensinger CM, Flockhart DA, Gagne JJ, Cardillo S, Hennessy S. Comparative risk of severe hypoglycemia among concomitant users of thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agents and antihyperlipidemics. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 May;115:60-7. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.03.006. Epub 2016 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 27242124; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4890073.

Mamtani R, Clark AS, Scott FI, Brensinger CM, Boursi B, Chen L, Xie F, Yun H,  Osterman MT, Curtis JR, Lewis JD. Association Between Breast Cancer Recurrence and Immunosuppression in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Cohort Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Oct;68(10):2403-11. doi: 10.1002/art.39738. PubMed PMID: 27159030; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5042817.

Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Kimmel SE, Han X, Nam YH, Gagne JJ, Mangaali MJ, Hennessy S. Gastrointestinal bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage in concomitant users of warfarin and antihyperlipidemics. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 1;228:761-770. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.245. Epub 2016 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 27888753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5203951.

Gross R, Bellamy SL, Ratshaa B, Han X, Vujkovic M, Aplenc R, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Moorthy G, Zuppa AF, Strom BL, Bisson GP. CYP2B6 genotypes and early  efavirenz-based hiv treatment outcomes in botswana. AIDS. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001593. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28692529.

Korwin A, Black H, Perez L, Morales KH, Klusaritz H, Han X, Huang J, Rogers M, Ndicu G, Apter AJ. Exploring Patient Engagement: A Qualitative Analysis of Low-Income Urban Participants in Asthma Research. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017 May 10. pii: S2213-2198(17)30193-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.03.022. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28499772.

Vujkovic M, Bellamy SL, Zuppa AF, Gastonguay M, Moorthy GS, Ratshaa BR, Han X, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Strom BL, Aplenc R, Bisson GP, Gross R. Brief Report: CYP2B6 516G>T Minor Allele Protective of Late Virologic Failure in Efavirenz-Treated HIV-Infected Patients in Botswana. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Aug 1;75(4):488-491. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001442. PubMed PMID: 28481785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5524513.

Apter AJ, Morales KH, Han X, Perez L, Huang J, Ndicu G, Localio A, Nardi A, Klusaritz H, Rogers M, Phillips A, Cidav Z, Schwartz JS. A patient advocate to facilitate access and improve communication, care, and outcomes in adults with moderate or severe asthma: Rationale, design, and methods of a randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 May;56:34-45. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.03.004. Epub 2017 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 28315481; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5503302.

Perez L, Morales KH, Klusaritz H, Han X, Huang J, Rogers M, Bennett IM, Rand CS, Ndicu G, Apter AJ. A health care navigation tool assesses asthma self-management and health literacy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Dec;138(6):1593-1599.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.08.043. Epub 2016 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 27744030; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5148700.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Metlay JP, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Bilker WB, Han X, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Hu B, Fishman NO, Royer D, Lautenbach E; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. The Effect of Total Household Decolonization on Clearance of Colonization With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;37(10):1226-33. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.138. Epub 2016 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 27465112.

Gross R, Bellamy SL, Ratshaa B, Han X, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Bisson GP. Effects of sex and alcohol use on antiretroviral therapy outcomes in Botswana: a cohort study. Addiction. 2017 Jan;112(1):73-81. doi: 10.1111/add.13538. Epub 2016 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 27447841; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5205535.

Downes KJ, Weiss SL, Gerber JS, Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Kubis SE, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han X, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Coffin SE; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program. A Pragmatic Biomarker-Driven Algorithm to Guide Antibiotic Use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: The Optimizing Antibiotic Strategies in Sepsis (OASIS) Study. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 1;6(2):134-141. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piw023. PubMed PMID: 27147715.

Winkels RM, Sturgeon KM, Kallan MJ, Dean LT, Zhang Z, Evangelisti M, Brown JC, Sarwer DB, Troxel AB, Denlinger C, Laudermilk M, Fornash A, DeMichele A, Chodosh  LA, Schmitz KH. The women in steady exercise research (WISER) survivor trial: The innovative transdisciplinary design of a randomized controlled trial of exercise and weight-loss interventions among breast cancer survivors with lymphedema. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Jul 21;61:63-72. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.07.017. [Epub  ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28739540.

Lo Re Rd V, Zeldow B, Kallan MJ, Tate JP, Carbonari DM, Hennessy S, Kostman JR, Lim JK, Goetz MB, Gross R, Justice AC, Roy JA. Risk of liver decompensation with cumulative use of mitochondrial toxic nucleoside analogues in HIV/hepatitis  C virus coinfection. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2017 Jul 19. doi: 10.1002/pds.4258. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28722244.

Durnwald CP, Kallan MJ, Allison KC, Sammel MD, Wisch S, Elovitz M, Parry S. A Randomized Clinical Trial of an Intensive Behavior Education Program in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Women Designed to Improve Glucose Levels on the 2-Hour Oral Glucose Tolerance Test. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Oct;33(12):1145-51. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1585085. Epub 2016 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 27398697.

Aparicio HJ, Carr BG, Kasner SE, Kallan MJ, Albright KC, Kleindorfer DO, Mullen MT. Racial Disparities in Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Use Persist at Primary Stroke Centers. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Oct 14;4(10):e001877. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.001877. PubMed PMID: 26467999; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4845141.

Lo Re V 3rd, Kallan MJ, Tate JP, Lim JK, Goetz MB, Klein MB, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Brown ST, Park LS, Dubrow R, Reddy KR, Kostman JR, Justice AC, Localio AR. Predicting Risk of End-Stage Liver Disease in Antiretroviral-Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 9;2(3):ofv109. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv109. eCollection 2015 Sep. PubMed PMID: 26284259; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4536329.

Durbin DR, Jermakian JS, Kallan MJ, McCartt AT, Arbogast KB, Zonfrillo MR, Myers RK. Rear seat safety: Variation in protection by occupant, crash and vehicle characteristics. Accid Anal Prev. 2015 Jul;80:185-92. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PubMed PMID: 25912100.

Kallan MJ, Winston FK, Zonfrillo MR. Child passenger safety practices and injury risk in crashes with father versus mother drivers. Inj Prev. 2014 Aug;20(4):272-5. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2013-040990. Epub 2013 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 24324195.

Naliboff BD, Stephens AJ, Lai HH, Griffith JW, Clemens JQ, Lutgendorf S, Rodriguez LV, Newcomb C, Sutcliffe S, Guo W, Kusek JW, Landis JR; MAPP Research Network. Clinical and Psychosocial Predictors of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Symptom Change during 1 Year: A Prospective Study from the MAPP Research Network. J Urol. 2017 May 18. pii: S0022-5347(17)71368-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.05.065. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28528930.

Gowda C, Newcomb CW, Liu Q, Carbonari DM, Lewis JD, Forde KA, Goldberg DS, Reddy KR, Roy JA, Marks AR, Schneider JL, Kostman JR, Tate JP, Lim JK, Justice AC, Goetz MB, Corley DA, Lo Re V. Risk of Acute Liver Injury With Antiretroviral Therapy by Viral Hepatitis Status. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 28;4(2):ofx012. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx012. eCollection 2017 Spring. PubMed PMID: 28470014; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5407218.

Lynch SM, Mitra N, Ross M, Newcomb C, Dailey K, Jackson T, Zeigler-Johnson CM, Riethman H, Branas CC, Rebbeck TR. A Neighborhood-Wide Association Study (NWAS):  Example of prostate cancer aggressiveness. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 27;12(3):e0174548.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174548. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28346484; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5367705.

Goldberg DS, Newcomb C, Gilroy R, Sahota G, Wallace AE, Lewis JD, Halpern SD. Increased Distance to a Liver Transplant Center Is Associated With Higher Mortality for Patients With Chronic Liver Failure. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun;15(6):958-960. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.02.023. Epub 2017 Feb 27. PubMed  PMID: 28246053; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5440193.

Lum KJ, Newcomb CW, Roy JA, Carbonari DM, Saine ME, Cardillo S, Bhullar H, Gallagher AM, Lo Re V 3rd. Evaluation of methods to estimate missing days' supply
within pharmacy data of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) and The Health Improvement Network (THIN). Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Jan;73(1):115-123.  doi: 10.1007/s00228-016-2148-4. Epub 2016 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 27787616.

Goldberg D, French B, Newcomb C, Liu Q, Sahota G, Wallace AE, Forde KA, Lewis JD, Halpern SD. Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Have Highest Rates of
Wait-listing for Liver Transplantation Among Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Nov;14(11):1638-1646.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.06.019. Epub 2016 Jun 29. PubMed PMID: 27374003; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5069141.

Kempen JH, Gewaily DY, Newcomb CW, Liesegang TL, Kaçmaz RO, Levy-Clarke GA, Nussenblatt RB, Rosenbaum JT, Sen HN, Suhler EB, Thorne JE, Foster CS, Jabs DA, Payal A, Fitzgerald TD; Systemic Immunosuppressive Therapy for Eye Diseases (SITE) Research Group. Remission of Intermediate Uveitis: Incidence and Predictive Factors. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr;164:110-7.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2015.12.034. Epub 2016 Jan 6. PubMed PMID: 26772874; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4811720.

Patel AK, Newcomb CW, Liesegang TL, Pujari SS, Suhler EB, Thorne JE, Foster CS, Jabs DA, Levy-Clarke GA, Nussenblatt RB, Rosenbaum JT, Sen HN, Artornsombudh P, Kothari S, Kempen JH; Systemic Immunosuppressive Therapy for Eye Diseases Research Group. Risk of Retinal Neovascularization in Cases of Uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2016 Mar;123(3):646-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.10.056. Epub 2015 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 26686964; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4766036.

Hernandez-Trujillo H, Orange JS, Roy JA, Wang Y, Newcomb CN, Liu Q, Hennessy S, Lo Re V 3rd. Validity of Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Diagnoses in United 
States Medicaid Data. J Clin Immunol. 2015 Aug;35(6):566-72. doi:10.1007/s10875-015-0185-x. Epub 2015 Aug 14. PubMed PMID: 26271389.

Bhanji F, Praestgaard AH, Topjian AA. Different Pediatric Survival After Cardiac Arrest-Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Jul 1;171(7):709. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0876. PubMed PMID: 28492817.

Carr RM, Patel A, Bownik H, Oranu A, Kerner C, Praestgaard A, Forde KA, Reddy KR, Lichtenstein GR. Intestinal Inflammation Does Not Predict Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Severity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 May;62(5):1354-1361. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4495-0. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 28265826.

Chatterjee NA, Shah RV, Murthy VL, Praestgaard A, Shah SJ, Ventetuolo CE, Barr RG, Kronmal R, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Jerosch-Herold M, Alonso A, Kawut SM. Right Ventricular Structure and Function Are Associated With Incident Atrial Fibrillation: MESA-RV Study (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Right Ventricle). Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Jan;10(1). pii: e004738. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004738. PubMed PMID: 28082528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5261825.

Bhanji F, Topjian AA, Nadkarni VM, Praestgaard AH, Hunt EA, Cheng A, Meaney PA, Berg RA; American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines–Resuscitation Investigators. Survival Rates Following Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests During Nights and Weekends. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Jan 1;171(1):39-45. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2535. PubMed PMID: 27820606.

Durstenfeld MS, Saybolt MD, Praestgaard A, Kimmel SE. Physician predictions of length of stay of patients admitted with heart failure. J Hosp Med. 2016 Sep;11(9):642-5. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2605. Epub 2016 May 17. PubMed PMID: 27187036.

Gupta P, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Tang X, Gossett JM, Gaynor JW, Praestgaard AH, Schexnayder SM, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM; American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines–Resuscitation Investigators. Outcomes Following Single and Recurrent In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Children With Heart Disease: A Report From American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines Registry-Resuscitation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;17(6):531-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000678. PubMed PMID: 26914627.

Raymond TT, Bonafide CP, Praestgaard A, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Parshuram CS, Hunt EA; American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators. Pediatric Medical Emergency Team Events and Outcomes: A Report of 3647 Events From the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Feb;6(2):57-64. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2015-0132. PubMed PMID: 26813980.

Kawut SM, Barr RG, Lima JA, Praestgaard A, Johnson WC, Chahal H, Ogunyankin KO, Bristow MR, Kizer JR, Tandri H, Bluemke DA. Right ventricular structure is associated with the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)--right ventricle study. Circulation. 2012 Oct 2;126(14):1681-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.095216. Epub 2012 Aug  29. PubMed PMID: 22932258; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3532921.

Peberdy MA, Ornato JP, Larkin GL, Braithwaite RS, Kashner TM, Carey SM, Meaney PA, Cen L, Nadkarni VM, Praestgaard AH, Berg RA; National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators. Survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest during nights and weekends. JAMA. 2008 Feb 20;299(7):785-92. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.7.785. PubMed PMID: 18285590.

Mergenthal MC, Senapati S, Zee J, Allen-Taylor L, Whittaker PG, Takacs P, Sammel MD, Barnhart KT. Medical management of ectopic pregnancy with single-dose and 2-dose methotrexate protocols: human chorionic gonadotropin trends and patient outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov;215(5):590.e1-590.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.06.040. Epub 2016 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 27371354; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5522731.

Barnhart KT, Sammel MD, Takacs P, Chung K, Morse CB, O'Flynn O'Brien K, Allen-Taylor L, Shaunik A. Validation of a clinical risk scoring system, based solely on clinical presentation, for the management of pregnancy of unknown location. Fertil Steril. 2013 Jan;99(1):193-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.09.012. Epub 2012 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 23040528; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC3534951.

Morse CB, Sammel MD, Shaunik A, Allen-Taylor L, Oberfoell NL, Takacs P, Chung K, Barnhart KT. Performance of human chorionic gonadotropin curves in women at risk for ectopic pregnancy: exceptions to the rules. Fertil Steril. 2012 Jan;97(1):101-6.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.10.037. PubMed PMID: 22192138; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3246395.

NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group. The contribution of male and female partners' substance use to sexual risks and STDs among African American HIV serodiscordant couples. AIDS Behav. 2010 Oct;14(5):1045-54. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9695-y. PubMed PMID: 20499153; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4012291.

NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group. Risky sexual behavior and correlates of STD prevalence among African American HIV serodiscordant couples. AIDS Behav. 2010 Oct;14(5):1023-31. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9698-8. PubMed PMID: 20499152; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4004520.

Nelson DB, Bellamy S, Clothier BA, Macones GA, Nachamkin I, Ruffin A, Allen-Taylor L, Friedenberg FK. Characteristics and pregnancy outcomes of pregnant women asymptomatic for bacterial vaginosis. Matern Child Health J. 2008 Mar;12(2):216-22. Epub 2007 Jun 2. Erratum in: Matern Child Health J. 2013 Dec;17(10):2009. Clothier, Bonnie A [added]; Macones, George A [added]. PubMed
PMID: 17546484.

Namdari S, Mehta S, Tierney A, Hast MW. Locking Cap Designs Improve Fatigue Properties of Polyaxial Screws in Upper Extremity Applications. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 May;31(5):275-280. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000780. PubMed PMID: 28072648.

Neuman MD, Ellenberg SS, Sieber FE, Magaziner JS, Feng R, Carson JL; and the REGAIN Investigators. Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture (REGAIN): protocol for a pragmatic, international multicentre trial. BMJ Open. 2016 Nov 15;6(11):e013473. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013473. PubMed PMID: 27852723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5129073.

Newberry C, Tierney A, Pickett-Blakely O. Lactulose Hydrogen Breath Test Result Is Associated with Age and Gender. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:1064029. doi: 10.1155/2016/1064029. Epub 2016 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 27073800; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4814632.

Musselwhite LW, Andrade BB, Ellenberg SS, Tierney A, Belaunzaran-Zamudio PF, Rupert A, Lederman MM, Sanne I, Sierra Madero JG, Sereti I. Vitamin D, D-dimer, Interferon γ, and sCD14 Levels are Independently Associated with Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: A Prospective, International Study. EBioMedicine. 2016 Jan 14;4:115-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.01.016. eCollection 2016 Feb. PubMed PMID: 26981576; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4776072.

Sierra-Madero JG, Ellenberg SS, Rassool MS, Tierney A, Belaunzarán-Zamudio PF, López-Martínez A, Piñeirúa-Menéndez A, Montaner LJ, Azzoni L, Benítez CR, Sereti I, Andrade-Villanueva J, Mosqueda-Gómez JL, Rodriguez B, Sanne I, Lederman MM; CADIRIS study team. Effect of the CCR5 antagonist maraviroc on the occurrence of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV (CADIRIS): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet HIV. 2014 Nov;1(2):e60-7. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(14)70027-X. Epub 2014 Oct 21. Erratum in: Lancet HIV. 2015 Oct;2(10):e416. PubMed PMID: 26423989.

Woodhouse KD, Hwang WT, Vapiwala N, Jain A, Wang X, Both S, Shah M, Frazier M, Gabriel P, Christodouleas JP, Tochner Z, Deville C. Sociodemographic disparities in the utilization of proton therapy for prostate cancer at an urban academic center. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jan 18;2(2):132-139. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.01.004. eCollection 2017 Apr-Jun. PubMed PMID: 28740924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5514248.

Ajayi A, Hwang WT, Vapiwala N, Rosen M, Chapman CH, Both S, Shah M, Wang X, Agawu A, Gabriel P, Christodouleas J, Tochner Z, Deville C. Disparities in staging prostate magnetic resonance imaging utilization for nonmetastatic prostate cancer patients undergoing definitive radiation therapy. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jul 25;1(4):325-332. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2016.07.003. eCollection2016 Oct-Dec. PubMed PMID: 28740904; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5514159.

Raebel MA, Shetterly S, Lu CY, Flory J, Gagne JJ, Harrell FE, Haynes K, Herrinton LJ, Patorno E, Popovic J, Selvan M, Shoaibi A, Wang X, Roy J. Methods for using clinical laboratory test results as baseline confounders in multi-site observational database studies when missing data are expected. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Jul;25(7):798-814. doi: 10.1002/pds.4015. Epub 2016 May 4. PubMed PMID: 27146273.

Patel MS, Asch DA, Rosin R, Small DS, Bellamy SL, Eberbach K, Walters KJ, Haff N, Lee SM, Wesby L, Hoffer K, Shuttleworth D, Taylor DH, Hilbert V, Zhu J, Yang L, Wang X, Volpp KG. Individual Versus Team-Based Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Jul;31(7):746-54. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3627-0. Epub 2016 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 26976287; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4907949.

Patel MS, Asch DA, Rosin R, Small DS, Bellamy SL, Heuer J, Sproat S, Hyson C, Haff N, Lee SM, Wesby L, Hoffer K, Shuttleworth D, Taylor DH, Hilbert V, Zhu J, Yang L, Wang X, Volpp KG. Framing Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity Among Overweight and Obese Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 15;164(6):385-94. doi: 10.7326/M15-1635. Epub 2016 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 26881417.

Mamtani R, Pfanzelter N, Haynes K, Finkelman BS, Wang X, Keefe SM, Haas NB, Vaughn DJ, Lewis JD. Incidence of bladder cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin or sulfonylureas. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jul;37(7):1910-7. doi: 10.2337/dc13-1489. Epub 2014 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 24496803; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4067396.

Patel MS, Volpp KG, Rosin R, Bellamy SL, Small DS, Fletcher MA, Osman-Koss R, Brady JL, Haff N, Lee SM, Wesby L, Hoffer K, Shuttleworth D, Taylor DH, Hilbert V, Zhu J, Yang L, Wang X, Asch DA. A Randomized Trial of Social Comparison Feedback and Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity. Am J Health Promot. 2016 Jul;30(6):416-24. doi: 10.1177/0890117116658195. Epub 2016 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 27422252.

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