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Recent Publications

In chronological order:

·         Singh MK, Scott TF, LaFramboise WA, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD.  Gene expression changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from multiple sclerosis patients undergoing $-interferon therapy.  J Neurol Sci, 258:52-59, 2007.

·         Hogg JS, Hu FZ, Janto B, Boissy R, Hayes J, Keefe R, Post JC, Ehrlich GD.  Characterization and modeling of the Haemophilus influenzae core and supragenomes based on the complete genomic sequences of Rd and 12 clinical nontypeable strains.  Genome Biology 8;6:R103, 2007.   Full article

·         Mu$mann M, Hu FZ, Richter M, de Beer D, Preisler A, Jørgensen BB, Huntermann M, Glöckner FO, Amann R, Koopman WJH, Lasken RS, Janto B, Hogg J, Stoodley P, Boissy R, Ehrlich GD.  Insights into the genome of large sulfur bacteria revealed by analysis of single filaments.  PLoS Biology 5(9)e230:1923-1937, 2007. Full article

·         Buchinsky FJ, Forbes ML, Hayes JD,  Shen K, Ezzo S, Compliment J, Hogg J, Hiller NL, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD.  Virulence phenotypes of low-passage clinical isolates of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae assessed using the chinchilla laniger model of otitis media.  BMC Microbiology 7:56, 2007. Full article

·         Post JC, Hiller NL, Nistico L, Stoodley P, Ehrlich GD.  The role of biofilms in otolaryngologic infections:  Update 2007.  Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15;5:347-351, 2007. Full article

·         Hiller NL, Janto B, Hogg JS, Boissy R, Yu S, Powell E, Keefe R, Ehrlich NE, Shen K, Hayes J, Barbadora K, Klimke W, Dernovoy D, Tatusova T, Parkhill J, Bentley SD, Post JC, Ehrlich GD, Hu FZ.  Comparative genomic analyses of seventeen Streptococcus pneumoniae strains:  Insights into the pneumococcal supragenome.  J Bacteriol 189(22):8186-8195, 2007.  Full article

·         Palmer RJ, Stoodley P.  Biofilms 2007:  Broadened horizons and new emphases (Meeting Review).  J Bacteriol 189(22):7948-7960, 2007.

·         Kirisits MJ, Margolis JJ, Purevdorj-Gage BL, Vaughan B, Chopp DL, Stoodley P, Parsek MR.  Influence of the hydrodynamic environment on quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.  J Bacteriol 189(22):8357-8360, 2007.

·         Stoodley P, Nguyen D, Longwell M, Nistico L, von Ohle C, Milanovich N, de Jager M.  Effect of the Sonicare FlexCare power toothbrush on fluoride delivery through Streptococcus mutans biofilms.   Compend Contin Educ Dent 28(9):15-22, 2007.

·         Hu FZ, Ehrlich GD.  Population-level virulence factors amongst pathogenic bacteria:  Relation to infection outcome.  Future Microbiol, 3(1):31-42, 2008.  Full article

·         Forbes ML, Horsey E, Hiller NL, Buchinsky FJ, Hayes JD, Compliment JM, Hillman T, Ezzo S, Shen K, Keefe R, Barbadora K, Post JC, Hu FZ, Ehrlich GD.  Strain-specific virulence phenotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae assessed using the Chinchilla laniger model of otitis media.  PLoS ONE 3;4:e1969, 2008. Full article

·         Stoodley P, Nistico L, Johnson S, Lasko LA, Baratz M, Gahlot V, Ehrlich GD, Kathju S.   Direct demonstration of viable S. aureus biofilms in an infected total joint arthroplasty.  J Bone Joint Surg Am, 90;8:1751-1758, 2008.

·         Satish L, LaFramboise WA, O’Gorman DB, Johnson S, Janto B, Gan BS, Baratz ME, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD, Kathju S.  Identification of differentially expressed genes in fibroblasts derived from patients with Dupuytren’s contracture.  BMC Med Genomics  1:10, 2008.

·         Ehrlich GD, Hiller NL, Hu FZ.  What makes pathogens pathogenic.  Genome Biol 9;6:225, 2008.

·         Marcus RJ, Post JC, Stoodley P, Hall-Stoodley L, McGill RL, Sureshkumar KK, Gahlot V.   Biofilms in nephrology.  Expert Opin Biol Ther 8;8:1159-1166, 2008.

·         Hall-Stoodley L, Nistico L, Sambanthamoorthy K, Dice B, Nguyen D, Mershon WJ, Johnson C, Hu FZ, Stoodley P, Ehrlich GD, Post JC.  Characterization of biofilm matrix, degradation by DNase treatment and evidence of capsule downregulation in Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates.  BMC Microbiol 8:173, 2008. Full article

·         Buchinsky FJ, Donfack J, Derkay CS, Choi SS, Conley SF, Myer CM III, McClay JE, Campisi R, Wiatrak BJ, Sobol SE, Schweinfurth JM, Tsuji DH, Hu FZ, Rockette HE, Ehrlich GD, Post JC.   Age of child, more than HPV type, is associated with clinical course in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.  PLoS ONE 3;5:e2263, 2008.

·         Satish L, Abdulally A, Oswald D, Johnson S, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD, Kathju S.  Differential expression of chaperonin containing T-complex polypeptide (CCT) subunits during fetal and adult skin wound healing. Cell Stress Chaperones  13:527-533, 2008.

·         Kerschner JE, Horsey E, Ahmed A, Erbe C, Khampang P, Cioffi J, Hu FZ, Post JC, Ehrlich GD.  Gene expression differences in infected and non-infected middle ear complementary DNA libraries.  Arch Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg  135;1:33-39 2009.

·         Shen K, Krakora SM, Cunningham M, Singh M, Wang X, Hu FZ, Post JC,  Ehrlich GD.  Medical treatment of craniosynostosis:  Recombinant Noggin inhibits coronal suture closure in the rat craniosynostosis model.  Orthod Craniofac Res 12:254-262, 2009.

·         Dice B, Stoodley P, Buchinsky F, Metha N. Ehrlich GD, Hu FZ.  Biofilm formation by ica-positive and ica-negative strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis in vitro.  Biofouling 25(4):367-375, 2009.

·         Romero P, Croucher NJ, Hiller NL, Hu FZ, Ehrlich GD, Bentley SD, Garcia E, Mitchell TJ.  Comparative genomic analysis of ten Streptococcus penumoniae temperate bacteriophages.  J Bacteriol 191(15):4854-4862, 2009.

·         Nistico L, Gieseke A, Stoodley P, Hall-Stoodley L, Kerschner JE, Ehrlich GD.  Fluorescence “in situ” hybridization for the detection of biofilm in the middle ear and upper respiratory tract mucosa.  Methods Mol Biol 493:191-213, 2009.

·         Kathju S, Lasko LA, Nistico L, Colella JJ, Stoodley P.  Cutaneous fistula from the gastric remnant resulting from a chronic suture-associated biofilm infection.  Obes Surg  Aug 12 [Epub ahead of print], 2009.

·         Kathju S, Nistico L, Hall-Stoodley L, Post JC, Ehrlich GD, Stoodley P.  Chronic surgical site infection due to suture-associated polymicrobial biofilm.  Surg Infect  10(5):457-461, 2009.

·         Hall BG, Ehrlich GD, Hu FZ.  Pan-genome analysis provides much higher strain typing resolution than does MLST.  Microbiology  Dec 17 [Epub ahead of print], 2009.







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