Research Publications
Publications: 2015

Published Articles

  1. Yu M, Kang K, Bu P, Bell B, Kaul C, Qiao J, Sturgill-Short G, Yu X, Tarchick M, Beight C, Zhang S X, Peachey N. Deficiency of CC Chemokine Ligand 2 and Decay-accelerating Factor Causes Retinal Degeneration in Mice. Experimental Eye Research 138 (2015) 126-133.
  2. Ostrowski R, Bussey M, Shayesteh Y, Jay W. Rituximab in the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease: A Review. Neuro-Ophthalmology 2015;39(3): 109-115
  3. Robinson J, Avery V, Chun R, Pusateri G, Jay W. Usage of Accessibility Options for the iPhone and iPad in a Visually Impaired Population. Seminars in Ophthalmology, Early Online 1-9, 2015 DOI:10.3109/08820538.2015.104515
  4. Ambrecht L, Perlman J, McDonnell J, Zhai Y, Qiao L, Bu Protection of Retinal Function by Sulforaphane Follwoing Retinal Ischemic Injury. Experimental Eye Research 2015;(138)66-69.
  5. Calik MW, Shankarappa SA, Langert KA, Stubbs Jr. EB. Forced-exercise preconditioning attenuates experimental autoimmune neuritis by altering Th1 lymphocyte composition and egress. ASN Neuro 2015, July-August:1-11.
  6. Bussey RA, Shayesteh Y, and Jay WM. Rituximab in the
    treatment of thyroid eye disease: a review Neuro-Ophthalmology 39, 109-115, 2015.
  7. Robinson, J., Braimah V., Chun, R., Pusateri, G., and Jay, W.M.: Usage of accessibility options for the iPhone and iPad in a visually impaired population. Seminars in Ophthalmology Seminars in Ophthalmology, Early on Line 1-9, 2015.
  8. Star M, Gill R, Bruzzone M, de Alba F, Biller J, Schneck MJ. Do not forget Susac syndrome in Patients with Unexplained acute confustion. J Stroke Cerebrovas Dis 2015 Apr;24(4), e93-95. DOI:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.11.028. Epub 2015 Feb 11.
  9. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Nielsen EØ, Thompson CL, van den Maagdenberg AM, Koulen P, Snutch TP. Differential cerebellar GABAA receptor expression in mice with mutations in CaV2.1 (P/Q-type) calcium channels. Neuroscience 2015; in press
  10. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Naumchuk Y, Levy D, Zaidi DH, Altman AM, Nawazish S, Ghuman JK, Gerdes BC, Moore MA, Koulen P. Plate reader-based cell viability assays for glioprotection using primary rat optic nerve head astrocytes. Experimental Eye Research 2015; in press.
  11. Rao VR, Perez-Neut M, Kaja S, Gentile S. Voltage-gated ion channels in cancer cell proliferation. Cancers 2015; 7: 849-75.
  12. Kaja S, Shah AA, Haji SA, Patel KB, Naumchuk Y, Zabaneh A, Gerdes BC, Kunjukunju N, Sabates NR, Cassell MA, Lord RK, Pikey KP, Poulose A, Koulen P. Nampt/PBEF/visfatin serum levels – a new biomarker for retinal blood vessel occlusions. Clinical Ophthalmology 2015, 9: 611-18.
  13. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Singh T, Ghuman JK, Sieck EG, Koulen P. An optimized lactate dehydrogenase release assay for screening of drug candidates in neuroscience. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods 2015, 73: 1-6.
  14. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Patel KR, Naumchuk N, Koulen P. Differential subcellular Ca2+ signaling in a highly specialized subpopulation of astrocytes. Experimental Neurology 2015, 265: 59-68
  15. Payne AJ, Kaja S, Koulen. Regulation of ryanodine receptor-mediated calcium signaling by presenilins. Receptors and Clinical Investigation 2015, 2:e449.
  16. Syed D, Iqbal O, Fareed J, Mosier M, Bouchard C. Inflammatory Biomarkers in SJS/TEN. Clin Applied Thrombisis and Hemostatsis. In Press, 2015.

Published Abstracts

ARVO Annual Meeting

  1. Ambrecht L, Zhai Y, McDonnell J, Perlman J, Qiao L, Bu P. Sulforaphane Inhibits Retinal Cell Death in Ischemia/Hypoxia. ARVO abstract #32-A0021, Denver, CO 2015
  2. Brambl W, Iqbal O, Peiffer D, Johnson L, Dharan A, Campbell E, Bouchard C. Keratoconus - An Inflammatory Primary Ectasia? ARVO abstract #2993-D0185, Denver, CO 2015
  3. Flood M, Shah R, Nelligan M, Gaynes B. Retention of Memory Skill Among Older Adults Who Experience Profound Vision Loss Across Their Lifetime. ARVO Abstract #510-A0234, Denver, CO 2015
  4. Lee P, Cucuras M, Chun R, Pusateri G, Walter J. GPS Usage in Bioptic and Non-Bioptic Low Vision Drivers. ARVO abstract #502-A0226, Denver, CO 2015
  5. Becker L, Nayeb-Hashemi N. Thickness Profile and Biomechanical Properties Obtained from the Ocular Response Analyzer. ARVO abstract #1132-D0034, Denver, CO 2015
  6. Pervan C, Lautz J, Blitzer A, Stubbs E. Constitutive Expression and Release of TGF-β2 by Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. ARVO abstract #3295-A0215, Denver, CO 2015
  7. Burke L, Schemling M, Tidow S, Filip P, Elliot N, Gaynes B. In Situ Heavy Metal Concentration sin Human Aqueous Humor and Lens. ARVO abstract # , Denver CO 2015
  8. Somogyi M, Hale S, Yoo D, Shayesteh Y. Final Diagnosis in Headache Patients Following Temporal Artery Biopsy. ARVO abstract # 5557-B0128, Denver, CO 2015
  9. Shah R, Sullivan B. Resident Training in Femtosecond Cataract Surgery: A National Survey. ARVO abstract #1910-C0218, Denver, CO 2015
  10. Bouchard C. Elevated Endocan Levels and Its Association with Clinical Severity in Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. ARVO abstract #3087-D0283, Denver, CO 2015
  11. Lautz J, Pervan C, Stubbs EB. Transforming Growth Factor-β2 Attenuates Bradykinin B2 Receptor Expression in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. ARVO abstract #3293-A0213, Denver, CO 2015

Edward J. Hines VA Hospital Research Day

  1. Ambrecht L, McDonnell JF, Perlman JI, Bu P. Protected Retinal Function by Sulforaphane on Retinal Ischemic Injury. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital/Lovell FHCC Research Day, Hines, IL, 2015.
  2. Lautz J, Pervan C, Stubbs EB. Transforming Growth Factor-β2 Attenuates Bradykinin B2 Receptor Expression in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital/Lovell FHCC Research Day, Hines, IL, 2015.
  3. Pervan C, Lautz J, Blitzer A, Stubbs EB. Constitutive Expression and Release of TGF-β2 by Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital/Lovell FHCC Research Day, Hines, IL, 2015.
  4. Zaffer A, Chawla J, Park Y, Jost MB, Kanda V, Singh J, Gorbien M, Gaynes BI. Demonstration of Abnormality of Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs) in Patients with Parkinson's Disease. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital/Lovell FHCC Research Day, Hines, IL, 2015.
  5. Langert K, Stubbs EB. Synthesis and Characterization of Lovastatin-Encapsulating Poly(lactiv co-glycolic) Acid Nanoparticles. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital/Lovell FHCC Research Day, Hines, IL, 2015.

 

Other Abstracts

  1. Iqbal O, Brambl W, Othman A, Gaynes J, Gaynes B, Fareed J, de Alba F, Bouchard C. Aspirin and Its Metabolites Express Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Retinal Pigmaent Epithelial Cell Cultures - Implications in the Pathophysiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. World Congress on Angiogenesis, Boston, MA April 11-12, 2015.
  2. Iqbal O, Syed D, Hoppensteadt D, Mosier M, Fareed J, Bouchard C. Cytokine-mediating triggering of Thrombin Generation and Inflammation in Patients with Steves-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Toronto, Canada 2015.
  3. Hoppenseadt D, Walborn A, Iqbal O, Syed D, Bansal V, Mosier M, Bouchard C, Guler N, Fareed J. Endothelial Pathogenesis Results in the Generation of a Proteoglycan Endocan in Various Disease. International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Toronto, Canada 2015.
  4. Syed D, Iqbal O, Bouchard C, Mosier M, Hoppensteadt D, Fareed J. Increased Endocan Levels and Its Association with Severity in Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Toronto, Canada 2015.
  5. Lautz JD, Pervan CL, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Transforming Growth Factor-β2 Attenuates Bradykinin B2 Receptor Expression in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2015.
  6. Pervan CL, Lautz JD, Blitzer AL, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Constitutive Expression and Release of TGF-β2 by Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2015.
  7. Langert KA and Stubbs Jr. EB. Statin-encapsulating nanaoparticles as a potential therapeutic strategy for the management of inflammatory peripheral nerve disorders. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 2015.
  8. Pervan CL and Stubbs Jr. EB. Geranylgeranylation regulates Rho GTPase mRNA expression and protein stability.  Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 2015.
  9. Lee, P., Cucuras, M., Pusateri, G., and Jay, W.M.:GPS usage in bioptic and non-bioptic low vision drivers. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 56, E-Abstract 502, 2015.
  10. Jay, W.: Headaches in neuro-ophthalmology. Neuro-Ophthalmology 39. S18-19, 2015.
  11. Jay, W.: Controversy in neuro-ophthalmology: ultrasonography or biopsy- the superiority of biopsy. Neuro-Ophthalmology 39. S24, 2015.
  12. Jay, W., Cucuras, M., Lee, P., Pusateri, G., and Chun, R.: GPS usage in bioptic and non- bioptic neuro-ophthalmic low vision drivers.
    Neuro-Ophthalmology 39. S44, 2015.