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  • Ackerman, S.J. and Bochner, B.S. Mechanisms of eosinophilia in the pathogenesis of hypereosinophilic disorders. Immunol. Allergy Clin. N. Am. 27:357-375, 2007.
  • Ashar BA, Levine RL, Magaziner J, Shochet R, Wright SM. An Association between Paying Physician-Teachers for their Teaching Efforts and an Improved Educational Experience for Learners. JGIM; 2007;22: 1393-1397.
  • Ashar BA, Miller RG, Levine RL, Pichar C, Wright SM. Patients understanding of the regulation of dietary supplements. Accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Community Health.
  • Andrade, F., Fellows, E., Jenne, D.E., Rosen, A., Young, C.S.H. Granzyme H destroys the function of critical adenoviral proteins required for viral DNA replication and granzyme B inhibition. EMBO J (2007) 26:2148-2157. (See comments: Trends Immunol 28:373-5, 2007
  • Bankova, L.G., Brummet, M.E., Bochner, B.S., Grigoryev, D.N., Barnes, K.C., Beck, L.A. GM-CSF pathway defects may account for reduced neutrophil chemotaxis in atopic dermatitis.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 119:S238, 2007.
  • Bender BG, Bartlett SJ, Rand CS, Turner C, Wamboldt FS, Zhang L. Impact of interview mode on accuracy of child and parent report of adherence with asthma-controller medication. Pediatrics. 2007 Sep; 120(3):e471-477.
  • Bennett W, Wright SM, Kravet S. A residents reflections on becoming a curricular change agent.Med Educ. 2007;41:2-5.
  • Berg J, McConnell R, Milam J, Galvan J, Kotlerman J, Thorne P, Jones C, Ferdman R, Eggleston P, Rand CS, Lewis MA, Peters J, Richardson J. Rodent allergen in Los Angeles inner city homes of children with asthma. J Urban Health. 2008 Jan; 85(1):52-61.
  • Bochner B.S., Yokoi, H., Nutku, E., Crocker, P., Bovin, N.V., Schnaar, R.L. and Zimmermann, N. Siglec-8: an inhibitory receptor on eosinophils and mast cells. Glycobiology J. 46:1198, 2005.
  • Bochner B.S., Yokoi, H., Nutku, E., Crocker, P., Bovin, N.V., Schnaar, R.L. and Zimmermann, N. Siglec-8: an inhibitory receptor on eosinophils and mast cells. Glycobiology J. 46:1198, 2005.
  • Bochner, B.S. and Busse, W.W. Advances in allergy and asthma.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 115:953-959, 2005.
  • Bochner, B.S. and Saini, S. S. Introduction: Anti-IgE. Humana Press. Clin. Rev Allergy Immunol. 29(1):1-2, 2005.
  • Bochner, B.S. and Saini, S. S. (eds.). Omalizumab: other indications and unanswered questions. Clin. Rev. Allergy Immunol. 29(1), 2005.
  • Bochner, B.S. Understanding the ingenuity of chemokines and their receptors.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. (editorial) 118:321-323, 2006.
  • Bochner, B.S., Alvarez, R.A., Mehta, P., Bovin, N.V., Blixt, O., White, J.R., and Schnaar, R.L. Glycan array screening reveals a candidate ligand for Siglec-8.J. Biol. Chem. 280:4307-4312, 2005.
  • Bokhour BG, Cohn ES, Cortes DE, Yinusa-Nyahkoon LS, Hook JM, Smith LA, Rand CS, Lieu TA. Patterns of concordance and non-concordance with clinician recommendations and parents' explanatory models in children with asthma. Patient Educ Couns. 2007 Dec 24; [Epub ahead of print].
  • Boyd CM, Boult C, Shadmi E, Leff B, Brager R, Wolff JL, Wegener S: Guided Care for Multi-Morbid Older Adults. The Gerontologist 2007 Oct;47(5):697-704.
  • Boyd CM, Shadmi E, Conwell L, Griswold M, Leff B, Brager R, Sylvia M, Boult C. A Pilot Test of the ffect of Guided Care on the Quality of Primary Care Experiences for Multimorbid Older Adults. In Press, JGIM.
  • Boyd CM, Weiss CO, Halter J, Han KC, Ershler WB, Fried LP: Framework for Evaluating Disease Severity Measures in Older Adults with Comorbidity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Mar;62(3):286-95.
  • Canino G, Vila D, Normand SL, Acosta-Perez E, Ramirez R, Garcia P, Rand CS. Reducing asthma health disparities in poor Puerto Rican children: The effectiveness of a culturally tailored family intervention. J Allergy clin Immunol. 2007 Nov 30;[Epub ahead of print].
  • Cayea D, Boyd CM, Durso SC: Individualizing Therapy for Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus, Drugs & Aging, 2007;24(10):851-63.
  • Cayea D, Durso SC: Management of Diabetes in the Nursing Home.
  • Chakraborti C, Boonyasai R, Wright SM, Kern D. Teamwork in Medicine: A systematic review. Accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of J Gen Int Med.
  • Christmas C, Kravet SJ, Durso SC, Wright SM. Clinical Excellence in Academia: Perspectives From Masterful Academic Clinicians.Mayo Clinic Proceedings2008;83(9):989-994.
    • LanierWL, Rose SH.Editorial. Mayo Clinic Proceedings.2008;83(9)
  • Chow GV, Ziegelstein RC. Off the rack. South Med J 2008; 101:227-8.
  • Conner, E., Bochner, B.S., Brummet, M., and Beck, L.A. The effect of etanercept on the human cutaneous allergic response.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 121:258-260, 2008.
  • Conner, E.R., Brummet, M., Bickel, C., Bankova, L., McGirt, L., Meusel, T., Stevens, S., Bochner, B.S., and Beck, L.A. The effect of Etanercept on the human cutaneous allergic response. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 117:S154, 2006.
  • Diette GB, Patino CM, Merriman B, Paulin L, Riekert K, Olelo S, Thompson K, Krishnan JA, Quartey R, Perez-Williams D, Rand CS. Patient factors that physicians use to assign asthma treatment. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jul 9; 167(13):1360-1366.
  • Diette GB, Rand CS. The contributing role of health-care communication to health disparities for minority patients with asthma. Chest. 2007 Nov; 132(5 Suppl):802S-809S.
  • Grant, A.V., Bochner, B.S., Guo, J.P., Araujo, M.I., Ponte, E.V., Cruz, A.A., Beaty, T.H., Barnes, K.C., and Gao, P.S. A genetic variant in the promoter of the Siglec8 gene is associated with wheeze in a Brazilian population. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 119:S175, 2007.
  • Guo J.P., Myers, A., Choi, O., Lee, H.-S., Zhu, Z., Hudson, S.A., Brummet, M., Bovin, N.V., Crocker, P.V., Bochner, B.S. Ligands for Siglec-8 and Siglec-F: binding characteristics and tissue distribution. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 119:S299, 2007.
  • Guo, J.P., Nutku, E., Yokoi, H., Schnaar, R.L., Zimmermann, N., and Bochner, B.S. Siglec-8 and Siglec-F: inhibitory receptors on eosinophils, basophils and mast cells.Allergy Clin. Immunol. Inter.  J. World Allergy Org. 19:54-59, 2007.
  • Howell E, Kravet S, Kisuule F, Wright SM. An innovative approach to support hospitalist physicians towards academic success. Accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of J Hosp Medicine.
  • Kisuule F, Minter-Jordan M, Zenilman J, Wright SM. Expanding the roles of hospitalist physicians to include public health. J Hosp Med. 2007;10:93-101.
  • Kisuule F, Wright SM, Barreto J, Zenilman J. Improving Antibiotic Utilization among Hospitalists: A Pilot Academic Detailing Project with a Public Health Approach. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2008;1:64-70.
  • Klion, A.D., Bochner, B.S., Gleich, G.J., Nutman, T.B., Rothenberg, M.E., Simon, H.U., Wechsler, M.E., Weller, P.F. and the Hypereosinophilic Syndromes Working Group. Approaches to the treatment of hypereosinophilic syndromes: a workshop summary report.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 117:1292-1302, 2006.
  • Knight A, Carreses JA, Wright SM. Qualitative Assessment of the Long-term Impact of a Faculty Development Program in Teaching Skills. Medical Education. 2007;41: 592-600.
  • Kravet S, Knight A, Wright SM. Lessons from Implementing a Provider Order Entry System. Journal of Clin Outcomes Management. 2007; 14(2):105-109.
  • Kravet S, Levine RL, Rubin H, Wright SM. Discharging patients earlier in the day: A concept worth evaluating. Health Care Manager. 2007;26:142-6.
  • Kravet S, Shore A, Miller R, Green G, Kolodner K, Wright SM. Healthcare utilization and the proportion of primary care physicians. American J of Medicine. 2007; 121: 142-148.
  • Kravet S, Shore A, Miller R, Green G, Kolodner K, Wright SM. Healthcare utilization and the proportion of primary care physicians; Talking points.
  • Lanzkron S, Haywood C Jr, Hassell KL, Rand CS. Provider Barriers to hydroxyurea use in adults with sickle cell disease: a survey of the Sickle Cell Disease Adult Provider Network. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Aug; 100(8):968-973.
  • Le TT, Bilderback A, Bender B, Wamboldt FS, Turner CF, Rand CS, Bartlett SJ. Do asthma medication beliefs mediate the relationship between minority status and adherence to therapy J Asthma. 2008 Jan-Feb; 45(1):33-37.
  • Lee, H., Ryu, S., Hudson, S.A., Bickel, C.A., Choi, O., Bochner, B.S. Inhibitory functions of Siglec-8 in transfected RBL-2H3 cells J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 119:S289, 2007.
  • Levine RL, Kern DE, Wright SM. The Impact of Prompted Narrative Writing During Internship on Reflective Practice. A Qualitative Study. Advances in Health Sciences Education.
  • Lim, L.H.K. and Bochner, B.S. Cell adhesion molecules: structure, function, organization and role in leukocyte trafficking through the lung, in Microvascular Research, D. Shepro editor, Elsevier, Academic Press, New York, pp. 327-334, 2005.
  • Lim, L.H-K., Burdick, M.M., Hudson, S.A., Konstantopoulos, K., and Bochner, B.S. Stimulation of human endothelium with interleukin 3 (IL-3) induces selective basophil accumulation in vitro. J. Immunol. 176:5346-5353, 2006.
  • Matsui EC, Eggleston PA, Breysse PN, Rand CS, Diette GB. Mouse allergen-specific antibody responses ininner-city children with asthma. J Allergy ClinImmunol. 2007 Apr; 119(4):910-915.
  • Matsumoto, K., Maeda, A., Bochner, B.S., Wakiguchi, H. and Saito, H. Induction of apoptosis in human basophils by anti-Fas antibody treatment in vitro. Int. Arch. Allergy Immunol. (in press).
  • Menachery E, Wright SM, Howell E, Knight A. Physician-Teacher Characteristics Associated with Learner-Centered Teaching Skills. Accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Medical Teacher.
  • Nimrichter, L., Burdick, M.M., Aoki, K., Laroy, W., Fierro, M.A., Hudson, S.A., Von Seggern, C.E., Cotter, R.J., Bochner, B.S., Tiemeyer, M., Konstantopoulos, K., and Schnaar, R.L. E-selectin receptors on human leukocytes. (submitted)
  • Nutku, E. and Bochner, B.S. Siglec-8 mediates a different apoptotic pathway in the presence of IL-5.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 115:S123, 2005.
  • Nutku, E., Hudson, S.A., and Bochner, B.S. Mechanism of Siglec-8-induced human eosinophil apoptosis: role of caspases and mitochondrial injury. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 336:918924, 2005.
  • Nutku-Bilir, E., Hudson, S.A. and Bochner, B.S. Interleukin-5 priming of human eosinophils alters Siglec-8-mediated apoptosis pathways. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 38:121-124, 2008.
  • Okelo SO, Patino CM, Riekert KA, Merriman B, Bilderback A, Hansel NN, Thompson K, Thompson J, Quartey R, Rand CS, Diette GB. Patient factors used by pediatricians to assign asthma treatment. Pediatrics. 2008 Jul; 122(1):e195-201.
  • Parakh K, Thombs BD, Fauerbach JA, Bush DE, Ziegelstein RC. Effect of depression on late (8 years) mortality after myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 2008; 101:602-6.
  • Patino CM, Okelo SO, Rand CS, Riekert KA, Krishnan JA, Thompson K, Quartey RI, Perez-Williams D, Bilderback A, Merriman B, Paulin L, Hansel N, Diette GB. The Asthma Control and Communication Instrument: A Clinical Tool Developed for Ethnically Diverse Populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Nov; 122(5):936-943.e6. Epub 2008 Oct. 11.
  • Rand CS, Apter AJ. Mind the widening gap: have improvements in asthma care increased asthma disparities (Editorial) Rand CS, Apter AJ. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Aug; 122(2):319-321.
  • Rand, CS, Bilderback A, Schiller K, Edelman JM, Hustad CM, Zeiger RS; for the Miami Study Research Group. Adherence with montelukast or fluticasone in a long-term clinical trial: Results from the Mild Asthma MOntelukast Versus Inhaled Corticosteroid Trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Apri; 119(4):916-923.
  • Ratanawongsa N, Howell EE, Wright SM. What motivates physicians throughout their careers in medicine Comprehensive Therapy. 2006; 32:210-217.
  • Ratanawongsa N, Wright SM., Carrese JA. Well being in residency: A time for temporary imbalance. Med Educ. 2007;41: 273-280.
  • Reddy DM, Fried LP, Rand CS, McGill S, Simpson CF. Can older adult volunteers serve effectively to improve asthma management for children Experience Corps Baltimore. J Asthma. 2007 Apr; 44(3):177.
  • Reed D, Cook D, Beckman T, Levine R, Kern D, Wright SM. Association between funding and quality of published medical education research. JAMA.2007; 298:1002-1009.
  • Reed D, Windish DM, Kravet SJ, Levine RB, Wolfe L, Wright SM. Do concerns about malpractice litigation influence physicians teaching behaviors Accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Teaching and Learning in Medicine.
  • Riekert KA, Bartlett SJ, Boyle MP, Krishnan JA, Rand CS. The association between depression, lung function, and health-related quality of life among adults with cystic fibrosis. 2007 Jul; 132(1):231-237.
  • Romero, V., Andrade, F. Non-apoptotic functions of granzymes. Tissue Antigens (2008) Mar 10; [Epub ahead of print].
  • Smith LA, Bokhour B, Hohman KH, Miroshnik I, Kleinman KP, Cohn E, Cortes DE, Galbraith A, Rand CS, Lieu TA. Modifiable risk factors for suboptimal control and controller medication underuse among children with asthma. Pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 122(4):760-769.
  • Simons, F.E., Frew, A.J., Ansotegui, I.J., Bochner, B.S., Golden, D.B., Finkelman, F.D., Leung, D.Y., Lotvall, J., Marone, G., Metcalfe, D.D., Mller, U., Rosenwasser, L.J., Sampson, H.A., Schwartz, L.B., van Hage, M., Walls, A.F. Practical allergy (PRACTALL) report: risk assessment in anaphylaxis. Allergy 63:35-37, 2008.
  • Simons, F.E.R., Frew, A.J., Ansotegui, I.J., Bochner, B.S., Finkelman, F.D., Golden, D.B.K., Leung, D.Y.M., Lotvall, J., Marone, G., Metcalfe, D.D., Mller, U., Rosenwasser, L.J., Sampson, H.A., Schwartz, L.B., van Hage, M., Walls, A.F. Risk assessment in anaphylaxis: current and future approaches. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 120:S2-24, 2007.
  • Stewart R, Barker A, Shochet R, Wright SM. The New and Improved Learning Community at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Resembles that at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Medical Teacher. 2007; 29: 353357.
  • Sylvia M, M. Griswold, L. Dunbar, C. Boyd, M. Park, C. Boult: Guided Care: Cost and Utilization Outcomes in a Pilot Study. Disease Management, 2008 Feb;11(1):29-36.
  • Thombs BD, Miller SD, Ziegelstein RC. On pot, potomania, and (couch) potatoes: the link between habits and mood. J Psychosom Res. 2007; 63:459-62.
  • Thombs BD, Bennett W, Ziegelstein RC, Bernstein DP, Scher CD, Forde DR. Cultural sensitivity in screening adults for a history of childhood abuse: evidence from a community sample. J Gen Intern Med 2007; 22:368-73.
  • Thombs BD, Bernstein DP, Ziegelstein RC, Scher CD, Forde DR, Walker EA, Stein MB. An evaluation of screening questions for childhood abuse in 2 community samples: implications for clinical practice. Arch Intern Med 2006; 166:2020-6.
  • Vaishnav, A.R. and Bochner, B.S. A case of asthma, amnesia and elevated cardiac enzymes. Ann. Allergy Asthma and Immunol. 94:116, 2005.
  • Von Gunten, S. and Bochner, B.S. Appendix A. Human cluster of differentiation (CD) markers, in Middletons Allergy Principles and Practice. 7th Edition. N. F. Adkinson, Jr., W.W. Busse, B.S. Bochner, S.T. Holgate, R. Lemanske and F.E.R. Simons, editors, Mosby, St. Louis, 2008 (in press).
  • Von Gunten, S. and Bochner, B.S. Expression and function of Siglec-8 in human eosinophils, basophils and mast cells. In Allergy Frontiers: From Epigenetics to Future Perspectives. R. Pawankar, S. Holgate, L.J. Rosenwasser, editors, Springer-Verlag, Tokyo, 2008 (in press).
  • Von Gunten, S., Miescher, S., Smith, D.F., Bochner, B.S. Broad analysis of carbohydrate-specific antibodies contained in intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) preparations. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 121:S89, 2008.
  • Weiss CO, Boyd CM, Wolff J, Yu Q, Leff B. Patterns of prevalent major chronic disease among older adults in the United States. JAMA, 2007 Sep 12;298(10):1160-2.
  • Williams LK, Joseph CL, Peterson EL, Wells K, Wang M, Chowdhry VK, Walsh M, Campbell J, Rand CS, Apter AJ, Lanfear DE, Tunceli K, Padevall M. Patients with asthma who do not fill their inhaled corticosteroids: a study of primary nonadherence. J Allergy Clin. Immmunol. 2007 Nov; 120(5):1153-1159.
  • Windish DM, Kravet SJ, Reed D, Levine RB, Wolfe L, Wright SM. What is an acceptable annual increase in malpractice premiums The physician perspective. Journal of Clin Outcomes Management. 2006;13(12):694-698.
  • Yokoi, H., Bickel, C.A., Hudson, S.A., and Bochner, B.S. Siglec-8 biology in culture-derived human mast cells (MC): comparison of culture methods.J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 115:S185, 2005.
  • Yokoi, H., Choi, O.H., Hubbard, W., Lee, H.-S., Canning, B.J., Lee, H.H., Ryu, S.-D., Bickel, C.A., Hudson, S.A., MacGlashan, Jr., D.W. and Bochner, B.S. Inhibition of FcRI-dependent mediator release and calcium flux from human mast cells by Siglec-8 engagement. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 121:499-505, 2008.
  • Yokoi, H., Matsumoto, K., Crocker, P.R., Saito, H., Bickel, C.A., Hubbard, W., Hudson, S.A., and Bochner, B.S. Expression and inhibitory function of Siglecs on culture-derived human mast cells (MC). J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 117:S271, 2006.
  • Yokoi, H., Myers, A., Matsumoto, K., Crocker, P.R., Saito, H., and Bochner, B.S. Alteration and acquisition of Siglecs during in vitro maturation of CD34+ progenitors into human mast cells. Allergy 61:769-776, 2006.
  • Ziegelstein RC, Meuchel J, Kim TJ, Latif M, Alvarez W, Dasgupta N, Thombs BD. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use by patients with acute coronary syndromes. Am J Med 2007; 120:525-30.
  • Ziegelstein RC, Miller SD. Just a spoonful of sugar. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 48:2223-4.
  • Ziegelstein RC, Thombs BD. The brain and the heart: the twain meet. Eur Heart J 2005; 26:2607-8.
  • Ziegelstein RC, Kim SY, Kao D, Fauerbach JA, Thombs BD, McCann U, Colburn J, Bush DE. Can doctors and nurses recognize depression in patients hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction in the absence of formal screening Psychosom Med 2005; 67:393-7.
  • Zimmermann, N., McBride, M., Yamada, Y., Raper, A., Crocker, P.R., Rothenberg, M.E. and Bochner, B.S. In vivo depletion of murine eosinophils by antibodies to Siglec-F. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 117:S329, 2006.
  • Zimmermann, N., McBride, M.L., Yamada, Y., Hudson, S.A., Jones, C., Cromie, K., Crocker, P.R., Rothenberg, M.E. and Bochner, B.S. Siglec-F antibody administration to mice selectively reduces blood and tissue eosinophils. Allergy (in press).


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