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Faculty Publications: June 23-30

A Comprehensive Digest of Research Publications From Cedars-Sinai Investigators

This week’s edition of Faculty Publications includes Cedars-Sinai studies that were published June 23-30. If you have a published paper from this period that does not appear on this list, please contact Sue Marone, who will add it to next week’s collection.


Obstetric Anesthesia Procedure-Based Workload and Facility Utilization of Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Centers of Excellence Designated Institutions. Im, Mary, Edward T. Riley, Dan Hoang, Grace Lim, Mark Zakowski, and Brendan Carvalho. Anesthesia and Analgesia, June.


The Dynamic Roles of the Bladder Tumour Microenvironment. Lee, Yu-Cheng, Hung-Ming Lam, Charles Rosser, Dan Theodorescu, William C. Parks, and Keith Syson Chan. Nature Reviews. Urology, June.

A Phase I Clinical Trial of Trametinib in Combination With TAS-102 in Patients With Chemotherapy-Resistant RAS-Mutated (PIK3CA/PTEN-Wild Type) Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Chuang, Jeremy, Jun Gong, Sierra Min Li, Chongkai Wang, and Marwan Fakih. Clinical Colorectal Cancer, May, S1533-0028(22)00064-0.

Mission, Organization, and Future Direction of the Serological Sciences Network for COVID-19 (SeroNet) Epidemiologic Cohort Studies. Figueiredo, Jane C., Fred R. Hirsch, Lawrence H. Kushi, Wendy N. Nembhard, James M. Crawford, Nicholas Mantis, Laurel Finster, et al. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 9 (6): ofac171.

Young-Onset Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma Incidence and Survival Trends in the Northern Territory, Australia, With Emphasis on Indigenous Peoples. Shepherdson, Mia, Shalem Leemaqz, Gurmeet Singh, Courtney Ryder, Shahid Ullah, Karla Canuto, Joanne P. Young, et al. Cancers 14 (12): 2870.

Biochemical Failure Is Not a Surrogate End Point for Overall Survival in Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Analysis of NRG Oncology/RTOG 9601. Jackson, William C., Ming Tang, Matthew J. Schipper, Howard M. Sandler, Zachary S. Zumsteg, Jason A. Efstathiou, William U. Shipley, et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology, June, JCO2102741.

Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer in NRG Oncology/NSABP R-04. Ganz, Patricia A., Ron D. Hays, Karen L. Spritzer, André Rogatko, Clifford Y. Ko, Linda H. Colangelo, Amit Arora, Judith O. Hopkins, Terry L. Evans, and Greg Yothers. Cancer, June.

Healthcare Providers’ Promotion of Physical Activity Among Child and Adolescent Cancer Survivors: Strategies and Challenges. Shabanian, Julia, Jessica M. Capaldi, Bianca Luna-Lupercio, Laurel J. Finster, Kara Noskoff, Hilary Gan, Simon Davies, Susan L. Whiteway, and Celina H. Shirazipour. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice, June.

Loneliness as a Risk Factor for Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment: A Secondary Data Analysis From the Haze Study. Sleight, Alix G., Jamie S. Myers, Galen Cook-Wiens, Rachel Baynes, Mi-Yeoung Jo, and Arash Asher. Disability and Rehabilitation, June, 1–4.

Statins and Prostate Cancer-Hype or Hope? The Biological Perspective. Longo, Joseph, Stephen J. Freedland, Linda Z. Penn, and Robert J. Hamilton. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, June.

The Origin of Bladder Cancer From Mucosal Field Effects. Bondaruk, Jolanta, Roman Jaksik, Ziqiao Wang, David Cogdell, Sangkyou Lee, Yujie Chen, Khanh Ngoc Dinh, et al. IScience 25 (7): 104551.

Cardiac Surgery 

Indications, Complications, and Outcomes of Cardiac Surgery After Heart Transplantation: Results From the Cash Study. Gökler, Johannes, Arezu Z. Aliabadi-Zuckermann, Alexandra Kaider, Amrut V. Ambardekar, Herwig Antretter, Panagiotis Artemiou, Alejandro M. Bertolotti, et al. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine 10: 879612.

Trainee Experience on Ischemic Times and Outcomes Following Orthotopic Heart Transplantation. Roach, Amy, Alfredo Trento, Achille Peiris, Jon Kobashigawa, Fardad Esmailian, Joanna Chikwe, and Dominic Emerson. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, May, S0022-5223(22)00604-3.

Editor’s Choice: Inflection Points. Chikwe, Joanna. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 114 (1): 1–4.


Asporin, an Extracellular Matrix Protein, Is a Beneficial Regulator of Cardiac Remodeling. Huang, Chengqun, Ankush Sharma, Reetu Thakur, Deepika Rai, Madhusudhanarao Katiki, Juliana de Freitas Germano, Yang Song, et al. Matrix Biology: Journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology 110 (June): 40–59.

Quantitative Comparison of Statistical Methods for Analyzing Human Metabolomics Data. Henglin, Mir, Brian L. Claggett, Joseph Antonelli, Mona Alotaibi, Gino Alberto Magalang, Jeramie D. Watrous, Kim A. Lagerborg, et al. Metabolites 12 (6): 519.

Call to Action for Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Epidemiology, Awareness, Access, and Delivery of Equitable Health Care: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association. Wenger, Nanette K., Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Mitchell S. V. Elkind, Gregg C. Fonarow, John J. Warner, Heather M. Alger, Susan Cheng, et al. Circulation 145 (23): e1059–71.

Mentorship in Cardiology: Building the Mentoring Relationship. Gulati, Martha, and Priya Kohli. Nature Reviews. Cardiology, June. 

Post-Operative AF and Heart Failure Hospitalizations: What Remains Hidden in Patients Undergoing Surgery. Middeldorp, Melissa E., and Christine M. Albert. European Heart Journal, June, ehac335.

Imaging of Left Heart Intracardiac Thrombus: Clinical Needs, Current Imaging, and Emerging Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Techniques. Chang, Peng, Jiayu Xiao, Zhehao Hu, Alan C. Kwan, and Zhaoyang Fan. Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease 16 (December): 17539447221107736.


Reproducibility of Quantitative Coronary Calcium Scoring From PET/CT Attenuation Maps: Comparison to ECG-Gated CT Scans. Pieszko, Konrad, Aakash D. Shanbhag, Mark Lemley, Mark Hyun, Serge Van Kriekinge, Yuka Otaki, Joanna X. Liang, Daniel S. Berman, Damini Dey, and Piotr J. Slomka. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, June.

A Lightweight 3D UNet Model for Glioma Grading. Yu, Xuan, Yaping Wu, Yan Bai, Hui Han, Lijuan Chen, Haiyan Gao, Huanhuan Wei, and Meiyun Wang. Physics in Medicine and Biology, June.

Anatomical Validation of Automatic Respiratory Motion Correction for Coronary 18F-Sodium Fluoride PET by Expert Measurements From 4D CT. Lassen, Martin Lyngby, Evangelos Tzolos, Tinsu Pan, Jacek Kwiecinski, Sebastien Cadet, Damini Dey, Daniel Berman, and Piotr Slomka. Medical Physics, June.

Patients with Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension. Schievink, W. I., R. B. Tache, and M. M. Maya. AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology, June.


The Response of the Rodent Gut Microbiome to Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Is Different in Males and Females. Parodi, Gonzalo, Gabriela Leite, Maya L. Pimentel, Gillian M. Barlow, Alyson Fiorentino, Walter Morales, Mark Pimentel, Stacy Weitsman, and Ruchi Mathur. Frontiers in Microbiology 13: 897283.

Patient Satisfaction and Adverse Effects Following the Use of Topical Hair Fiber Fillers. Babadjouni, Arash, Margit Juhasz, Christine Pham, Ella Csuka, Bobak Hedayati, Evyatar Evron, and Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska. International Journal of Trichology 14 (3): 97–102.

Functional Changes of the Gastric Bypass Microbiota Reactivate Thermogenic Adipose Tissue and Systemic Glucose Control via Intestinal FXR-TGR5 Crosstalk in Diet-Induced Obesity. Münzker, Julia, Nadine Haase, Andreas Till, Robert Sucher, Sven-Bastiaan Haange, Linda Nemetschke, Thorsten Gnad, et al. Microbiome 10 (1): 96.

A Systematic Review of Cases With Bezold’s Abscess. Young, Kurtis, Joshua Ilustre, Dennis M. Tang, Arthur W. Wu, and Yu-Tung Wong. Otology & Neurotology, June.

Integrating New and Emerging Therapies into Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Practice. Sekhri, Shaina, and Andres J. Yarur. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology 38 (4): 328–36.


Atypical Choroid Plexus Papilloma of the Fourth Ventricle in an Adult: A Case Report. Goel, Keshav, Uday Birdi, Simon Menaker, Serguei I. Bannykh, and Chirag Patel. Cureus 14 (5): e25256.


High Fat High Sucrose Diet Modifies Uterine Contractility and Cervical Resistance in Pregnant Rats: The Roles of Sex Hormones, Adipokines and Cytokines. Gáspár, Róbert, Judit Hajagos-Tóth, Annamária Schaffer, Anna Kothencz, Lilla Siska-Szabó, Eszter Ducza, Adrienn Csányi, et al. Life (Basel, Switzerland) 12 (6): 794.

Applying Automated Machine Learning to Predict Mode of Delivery Using Ongoing Intrapartum Data in Laboring Patients. Wong, Melissa Spring, Matthew Wells, Davina Zamanzadeh, Samir Akre, Joshua M. Pevnick, Alex At Bui, and Kimberly D. Gregory. American Journal of Perinatology, June.


Single-Cell Atlas Unveils Cellular Heterogeneity and Novel Markers in Human Neonatal and Adult Intervertebral Discs. Jiang, Wensen, Juliane D. Glaeser, Khosrowdad Salehi, Giselle Kaneda, Pranav Mathkar, Anton Wagner, Ritchie Ho, and Dmitriy Sheyn. IScience 25 (7): 104504.

Is It Time to Consider Population Screening for Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women? A Position Paper From the International Osteoporosis Foundation Epidemiology/Quality of Life Working Group. Chotiyarnwong, P., E. V. McCloskey, N. C. Harvey, M. Lorentzon, D. Prieto-Alhambra, B. Abrahamsen, J. D. Adachi, et al. Archives of Osteoporosis 17 (1): 87.

Correction to: Long-Term Direct and Indirect Economic Burden Associated With Osteoporotic Fracture in US Postmenopausal Women. Tran, Oth, Stuart Silverman, Xiaoqing Xu, Machaon Bonafede, Kathleen Fox, Michele McDermott, and Shravanthi Gandra. Osteoporosis International: A Journal Established as Result of Cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, June.


Generation of FLAG-Tagged Arx Knock-in Mouse Model. Lim, Youngshin, Il-Taeg Cho, Jeffrey A. Golden, and Ginam Cho. Genesis (New York, N.Y.: 2000), June, e23479.

Exploring the Spectrum of Serrated Epithelium Encountered in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Waters, Kevin M., Aatur D. Singhi, and Elizabeth A. Montgomery. Human Pathology, June, S0046-8177(22)00163-0. in 


Comparable Torque to Failure Using the Simple Stich Versus the Figure of Eight Configuration for Hip Capsular Closure Following An Interportal Capsulotomy. A Cadaveric Study. Maldonado, David R., Michael B. Banffy, Dave Huang, Trevor J. Nelson, Shrey Kanjiya, Dheeraj Yalamanchili, and Melodie F. Metzger. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery, June, S0749-8063(22)00339-5.

Correction to: Outcomes Following Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube Placement for Acalculous Versus Calculous Cholecystitis. Chen, Stephanie Y., Raymond Huang, Joseph Kallini, Ashley M. Wachsman, Richard J. Van Allan, Daniel R. Margulies, Edward H. Phillips, and Galinos Barmparas. World Journal of Surgery, June.

A Decade of Robotic-Assisted Radical Nephrectomy With Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes. Garg, Harshit, Sarah P. Psutka, Abraham Ari Hakimi, Hyung L. Kim, Ahmed M. Mansour, Deepak Pruthi, Michael A. Liss, et al. The Journal of Urology, June, 101097JU0000000000002829.