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The Integral Theory—paradigm, not hypothesis
Darren M. Gold
Annals of Translational Medicine

Editorial | Data-Driven Clinical Practice and Policy Making

The integral theory paradigm in practice—addressing a major health crisis in bladder/bowel/pain management
Peter Petros
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Basic and Mechanism Sciences

Structural, functional, and dysfunctional pelvic anatomy
Bernard Liedl, Giuseppe Dodi, Hiromi Inoue, Menahem Neuman, Elisabeth del Amo
Annals of Translational Medicine
A brief physiology and pathophysiology of the bladder
Jörgen Quaghebeur, Mark Bush, Dmitry Shkarupa, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Stefan De Wachter
Annals of Translational Medicine
A brief physiology and pathophysiology of the anorectum based on the Integral Theory paradigm
Darren M. Gold, Michael Swash, Ahmed Farag, Shuqing Ding, Giulio Santoro, Giuseppe Dodi
Annals of Translational Medicine
Chronic pelvic pain of “unknown origin” in the female
Peter Petros, Jacob Bornstein, Kay Scheffler, Florian Wagenlehner, Burghard Abendstein, Anastasiya Zaytseva
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Data-Driven Clinical Practice and Policy Making

A practical ligament-based diagnostic system for cure of pelvic symptoms and prolapse
Peter Petros, Bernhard Liedl, Paolo Palma, Cassio Riccetto, Shuqing Ding
Annals of Translational Medicine
Principles of surgery according to the Integral Theory Paradigm (ITP)
Menahem Neuman, Bruce Farnsworth, Xiuli Sun, Yuki Sekiguchi, Maren Wenk, Hiromi Inoue
Annals of Translational Medicine
Simulated operations (SOs) apply mechanical support to structures to confirm symptom causation
Cassio Riccetto, Alfons Gunnemann, Luis Abranches Monteiro, Qingkai Wu, Klaus Goeschen, Bernhard Liedl
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Review Article | Basic and Mechanism Sciences

Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: when part of the posterior fornix syndrome is potentially curable surgically
Klaus Goeschen, Kay Scheffler, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Jacob Bornstein
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Emerging Therapeutics

Further developments of pubourethral ligament surgery for stress urinary incontinence
Peter Petros, Ahmet Akin Sivaslioglu, John Papadimitriou, Yuki Sekiguchi, Raymond Hodgson, Paolo Palma
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Data-Driven Clinical Practice and Policy Making

Descending perineal syndrome cure by deep transversus perinei ligament repair: surgical options
Ray Hodgson, Florian Wagenlehner, Elisabeth del Amo, Hiromi Inoue, Burghard Abendstein
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Tethered vagina syndrome: massive urine loss caused by bladder neck scarring cured by skin graft
Klaus Goeschen, Andrew Browning, Gordon Williams, Darren M. Gold, Alfons Gunnemann, Ion-Andrei Muller-Funogea
Annals of Translational Medicine
Underactive bladder, Fowler’s syndrome are potentially curable by uterosacral ligament repair
Maren Juliane Wenk, Mark Bush, Michael Swash, Bernard Liedl, Magdalena Witczak
Annals of Translational Medicine
Tension-free artisan tape: a low-cost option for cure of pelvic organ prolapse and stress incontinence
Ahmet Akin Sivaslioglu, Ion-Andrei Muller-Funogea, Paolo Palma
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Drug and Biomaterials Screening and Development

Wide-bore polyester sutures may create sufficient collagen for cure of prolapse/incontinence: a work in progress
Ahmet Akin Sivaslioglu, Xiuli Sun, Ray Hodgson, Cassio Riccetto
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Basic and Mechanism Sciences

Peripheral muscle force balance/imbalance in neurological binary control of bladder function and dysfunction
Jörgen Quaghebeur, Andrew Browning, Nikita Kubin, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Stefan de Wachter
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Data-Driven Clinical Practice and Policy Making

Squatting-based exercises cure bedwetting in children and improve pain and bladder symptoms in premenopausal women
Patricia M. Skilling, Angel Garcia-Fernandez, Magdalena Witczak
Annals of Translational Medicine
A comparison of native vaginal and ligament surgery for cure of pelvic organ prolapse and overactive bladder
Nikita Kubin, Dmitry Shkarupa, Ekaterina Shapovalova, Anastasiya Zaytseva
Annals of Translational Medicine

Review Article | Basic and Mechanism Sciences

Pubourethral and uterosacral male analogues suggest parallel male/female pelvic anatomy and symptom pathogenesis
Ahmed Farag, Sidi Muctar, Peter Petros
Annals of Translational Medicine

Original Article

GLI1 is increased in ovarian endometriosis and regulates migration, invasion and proliferation of human endometrial stromal cells in endometriosis
Hengwei Liu, Wei Zhang, Lili Wang, Zhibing Zhang, Wenqian Xiong, Ling Zhang, Tian Fu, Xiaoou Li, Yaobing Chen, Yi Liu
Genome-wide association study of cerebrospinal fluid neurofilament light levels in non-demented elders
Li-Dong Niu, Wei Xu, Jie-Qiong Li, Chen-Chen Tan, Xi-Peng Cao, Jintai Yu, Lan Tan, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Decoding the secreted inflammatory response of primary human hepatocytes to hypoxic stress in vitro
Yoram Vodovotz, Richard L. Simmons, Derek Barclay, Jinling Yin, Bahiyyah S. Jefferson, Ruben Zamora
Altering cough reflex sensitivity with aerosolized capsaicin paired with behavioral cough suppression: a proof-of-concept study
Laurie J. Slovarp, Emma Bozarth
Prevalent osteoporotic vertebral fractures more likely involve the upper endplate than the lower endplate and even more so in males
Nazmi Che-Nordin, Min Deng, James F. Griffith, Jason C. S. Leung, Anthony W. L. Kwok, Yue-Qi Zhu, Richard H. Y. So, Timothy C. Y. Kwok, Ping Chung Leung, Yì Xiáng J. Wáng
Genome-wide association study identifies RBFOX1 locus influencing brain glucose metabolism
Ling-Li Kong, Dan Miao, Lin Tan, Shu-Lei Liu, Jie-Qiong Li, Xi-Peng Cao, Lan Tan, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
ABCA7 genotype altered Aβ levels in cerebrospinal fluid in Alzheimer’s disease without dementia
Fang-Chen Ma, Yu Zong, Hui-Fu Wang, Jie-Qiong Li, Xi-Peng Cao, Lan Tan, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Impact factors of orthopaedic journals between 2010 and 2016: trends and comparisons with other surgical specialties
Nequesha S. Mohamed, Chukwuweike U. Gwam, Jennifer I. Etcheson, Nicole E. George, Nicolas S. Piuzzi, Samuel Rosas, Nipun Sohdi, Assem A. Sultan, Anton Khlopas, Ronald E. Delanois
Impact of smoking in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Manyoo Agarwal, Sahil Agrawal, Lohit Garg, Guy L. Reed, Rami N. Khouzam, Uzoma N. Ibebuogu
Impact of family history of coronary artery disease on in-hospital clinical outcomes in ST-segment myocardial infarction
Manyoo A. Agarwal, Lohit Garg, Carl J. Lavie, Guy L. Reed, Rami N. Khouzam
National use of total hip arthroplasty among patients with a history of breast, lung, prostate, colon or bladder cancer—an analysis of the Medicare population
Samuel Rosas, Karim Sabeh, Jennifer Kurowicki, Leonard Buller, Tsun Yee Law, Martin Roche, Sheila Conway, Victor H. Hernandez
Prospective study of quality of life after lung cancer resection
Kathleen G. Hopkins, Peter F. Ferson, Manisha R. Shende, Neil A. Christie, Matthew J. Schuchert, Arjun Pennathur
Probiotics for prevention of urinary stones
John C. Lieske
Variations in mRNA and protein levels of Ikaros family members in pediatric T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Julie L. Mitchell, Thomas M. Yankee
Muscle pathology, limb strength, walking gait, respiratory function and neurological impairment establish disease progression in the p.N155K canine model of X-linked myotubular myopathy
Melissa A. Goddard, David L. Mack, Stefan M. Czerniecki, Valerie E. Kelly, Jessica M. Snyder, Robert W. Grange, Michael W. Lawlor, Barbara K. Smith, Alan H. Beggs, Martin K. Childers
Hyaluronan expression in primary and secondary brain tumors
Laurence Jadin, Sandra Pastorino, Rebecca Symons, Natsuko Nomura, Ping Jiang, Tiffany Juarez, Milan Makale, Santosh Kesari

Review Article

Emerging biomarkers in autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
Richard E. Frye, Sarah Vassall, Gurjot Kaur, Christina Lewis, Mohammand Karim, Daniel Rossignol
Pompe disease gene therapy: neural manifestations require consideration of CNS directed therapy
Barry J. Byrne, David D. Fuller, Barbara K. Smith, Nathalie Clement, Kirsten Coleman, Brian Cleaver, Lauren Vaught, Darin J. Falk, Angela McCall, Manuela Corti
Liver depot gene therapy for Pompe disease
Priya S. Kishnani, Dwight D. Koeberl
Genetics and epigenetic factors of Wilson disease
Valentina Medici, Janine M. LaSalle
Ventilator-induced lung injury and lung mechanics
Jason H. T. Bates, Bradford J. Smith
Precision oncology in liver cancer
Kevin M. Sullivan, Heidi L. Kenerson, Venu G. Pillarisetty, Kimberly J. Riehle, Raymond S. Yeung
Understanding patterns of brain metastasis in breast cancer and designing rational therapeutic strategies
Evelyn M. Brosnan, Carey K. Anders
Emerging application of genomics-guided therapeutics in personalized lung cancer treatment
Aubhishek Zaman, Trever G. Bivona
Aminoquinoline antimalarial therapy in dermatomyositis—are we missing opportunities with respect to comorbidities and modulation of extracutaneous disease activity?
Richard D. Sontheimer
Surveillance versus esophagectomy in esophageal cancer patients with a clinical complete response after induction chemoradiation
Tara R. Semenkovich, Bryan F. Meyers
Inhalation therapies in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Antonio Artigas, Marta Camprubí-Rimblas, Neus Tantinyà, Josep Bringué, Raquel Guillamat-Prats, Michael A. Matthay
The female urinary microbiota, urinary health and common urinary disorders
Linda Brubaker, Alan J. Wolfe
The association between bacteria and urinary stones
Andrew L. Schwaderer, Alan J. Wolfe
PDX1 associated therapy in translational medicine
Juehua Yu, Shi-He Liu, Robbi Sanchez, John Nemunaitis, Enrique Rozengurt, F. Charles Brunicardi
Biomarkers of risk to develop lung cancer in the new screening era
Thomas Atwater, Pierre P. Massion
State of the art management of metastatic gastroesophageal cancer
Adrian G. Murphy, David Lynch, Ronan J. Kelly
Update in genetic susceptibility in melanoma
Miriam Potrony, Celia Badenas, Paula Aguilera, Joan Anton Puig-Butille, Cristina Carrera, Josep Malvehy, Susana Puig

Case Report

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy for annular pancreas in adults: case report and literature review
He Cai, Xin Wang, Yun-Qiang Cai, Yong-Bin Li, Ling-Wei Meng, Bing Peng
Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy with major venous resection and reconstruction with repassed round ligament: a case report
Yunqiang Cai, Yongbin Li, Pan Gao, Xin Wang, Bing Peng
Metastatic colorectal cancer in a cirrhotic liver with synchronous hepatocellular carcinoma
Michael Karass, Emily Grossniklaus, Talal Seoud, Ralph Kamel, Oluwadamilola Teniola, Gabriela Oprea, Daniel A. Goldstein, Sanjay Jain


Translating L-2-HG to kidney cancer at the bench and bedside
Omran Abu Aboud, Robert H. Weiss
Vascular Deformation Mapping (VDM) of thoracic aortic aneurysm: an application for color 3D printing in aortic disease
Nicholas S. Burris, Benjamin A. Hoff, Brian D. Ross
Dasatinib in breast cancer: Src-ing for response in all the wrong kinases
Laura C. Kennedy, Vijayakrishna Gadi
Cardiac troponin I—more than a biomarker for myocardial ischemia?
Li Ni, Xander H. T. Wehrens
Ifi204/p204, a new piece in the sepsis puzzle
Gayatri Subramanian, Ritu Chakravarti, Saurabh Chattopadhyay
Fusion heals the broken-hearted
Daniel A. Zuppo, Michael Tsang
Adjuvant antiviral therapy for the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver resection: indicated for all patients with chronic hepatitis B?
Clifford Akateh, Timothy M. Pawlik, Jordan M. Cloyd
Acidosis and citrate: provocative interactions
Kathleen S. Hering-Smith, L. Lee Hamm
Protecting functional β cells with a therapeutic peptide
Meghan L. Marré, Jon D. Piganelli, Eddie A. James
The Art of War and oncology: applying the principles of strategy and tactics to greater effect in the era of targeted therapy
Emil Lou
Protease activated receptor 4: a backup receptor or a dark horse as a target in antiplatelet therapy?
Xu Han, Marvin T. Nieman
Geospatial modelling in guiding health program strategies in resource-limited settings—the way forward
Diane Gu, Chawangwa Modongo, Sanghyuk S. Shin, Nicola M. Zetola
Surrogate end points in early prostate cancer clinical states: ready for implementation?
Christos E. Kyriakopoulos, Emmanuel S. Antonarakis
Profiling of plasma-derived extracellular vesicles cargo for diagnosis of pancreatic malignancy
Theresa L. Whiteside
Evolving treatment options for valve and aortic disease with bicuspid aortic valve
Nicholas S. Burris, Michael D. Hope
Exosomes may play a crucial role in HIV dendritic cell immunotherapy
Benjamin Wolfson, Justine E. Yu, Qun Zhou
Custom cutting guides in total knee arthroplasty
Morad Chughtai, Anton Khlopas, Iyooh U. Davidson, George A. Yakubek, Kim L. Stearns, Michael A. Mont
Dendritic cell-derived exosomes for cancer immunotherapy: hope and challenges
Hong Tian, Wei Li
It takes time to tune
Brandon S. Bentzley, Jaspreet Pannu, Bashar W. Badran, Casey H. Halpern, Nolan R. Williams
Intra-luminal focused ultrasound for augmentation of gastrointestinal drug delivery
Ezekiel Maloney, Joo Ha Hwang
Re-assessing stem cells in the stomach—one story two tales
Ming Jiang, Jianwen Que
Extracellular vesicles isolation and their biomarker potential: are we ready for testing?
Theresa L. Whiteside
One size doesn’t fit all: unraveling the diversity of factors and interactions that drive E. coli urovirulence
Henry L. Schreiber IV, Caitlin N. Spaulding, Karen W. Dodson, Jonathan Livny, Scott J. Hultgren
Defensin-chemokine heteromeric complexes derived from heterocellular activation—a possible target to inhibit CCL5 in cardiovascular settings
Osamu Baba, Yongjian Liu, Gwendalyn J Randolph
An effective DNA vaccine platform for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Adam S Cockrel, Ralph S Baric
Can multispectral optoacoustic tomography replace sentinel lymph biopsy in melanoma?
Stanley P. L. Leong, Sri-Rajasekhar Kothapalli, Sanjiv Sam Gambhir
The evolving approach to sedation in ventilated patients: a real world perspective
Annachiara Marra, Pratik P. Pandharipande
From static to dynamic: a sepsis-specific dynamic model from clinical criteria in polytrauma patients
Rami A. Namas, Yoram Vodovotz
Do insights from mice imply that combined Th2 and Th17 therapies would benefit select severe asthma patients?
Matthew E. Poynter
Re-assessing the role of non-fasting lipids; a change in perspective
Zareen Farukhi, Samia Mora
Narcolepsy and influenza vaccination—the inappropriate awakening of immunity
Anoma Nellore, Troy D. Randall
A canine model for neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis highlights the promise of gene therapy for lysosomal storage diseases
Jonathan E. Phillips, Richard H. Gomer
Connecting enterovirus infection to dystrophin dysfunction in dilated cardiomyopathy
Qiongling Wang, Xander H. T. Wehrens
The AMPK-SKP2-CARM1 axis links nutrient sensing to transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of autophagy
Ziheng Xu, Daniel J. Klionsky
Is the regulation of SIRT1 by miRNA-34a the key to mesenchymal stem cell survival?
Michael A. Bellio, Wayne Balkan, Joshua M. Hare, Ivonne Hernandez Schulman
Getting to the core of fibrosis: targeting redox imbalance in aging
Louise Hecker, Victor J. Thannickal
Radiotherapy: killing with complement
Jean F. Regal, Kenneth J. Dornfeld, Sherry D. Fleming
Significance of IASLC/ATS/ERS classification for early-stage lung adenocarcinoma patients in predicting benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy
Yusuke Takahashi, Takashi Eguchi, Sarina Bains, Prasad S. Adusumilli
Is spread through alveolar spaces, the newly recognized pattern of invasion, a potential game changer in lung adenocarcinoma?
Sarina Bains, Prasad S. Adusumilli
Selecting efficacious Bcl-2 family inhibitors for optimal clinical outcome
Irfana Muqbil, Ramzi M. Mohammad
Microbiome, a new dimension in cancer research
Antonio Galvao Neto, Azore-Dee Bradshaw, Zhiheng Pei
The CRISPR road: from bench to bedside on an RNA-guided path
Benjamin Garcia-Bloj, Colette Moses, Pilar Blancafort
Safe anticoagulation when heart and lungs are “on vacation”
Marina A. Dobrovolskaia, Scott E. McNeil
γδ T cells and immunity to human malaria in endemic regions
Samarchith P. Kurup, John T. Harty
Apyrase as a novel therapeutic inhibitor of heterotopic ossification
Olin D. Liang, Anthony M. Reginato, Damian Medici
The coming of age of adoptive T-cell therapy for viral infection after stem cell transplantation
Austin John Barrett, Catherine M. Bollard
Elucidating new drug targets in psoriasis by gene profiling: an opportunity to be seized
Mark R. Walter
Circulating donor-derived cell-free DNA: a true biomarker for cardiac allograft rejection?
Kevin P. Daly
Translating basic science discoveries to clinical practice—Let us not repeat the naiveté of the pre-omics era
Kimberly J. Payne, Abigail Benitez, Sinisa Dovat
Will the 40-gene expression classifier predict responders to EGFR targeted chemotherapy for the invasive bladder cancer patients?
Jayoung Kim, Wun-Jae Kim

Editorial Commentary

Glycosylation of natriuretic peptides in obese heart failure: mechanistic insights
Vibhu Parcha, Pankaj Arora
Pluripotential stem cells as replacement therapy in degenerative diseases of the eye
Colin J. Barnstable
Reactive astrocytes foster brain metastases via STAT3 signaling
Braden C. McFarland, Etty N. Benveniste
Cryo-electron microscopy reveals informative details of GABAA receptor structural pharmacology: implications for drug discovery
Richard W. Olsen, A. Kerstin Lindemeyer, Martin Wallner, Xiaorun Li, Kevin W. Huynh, Z. Hong Zhou
‘RNA circles of influence’ in Kaposi sarcoma
Dimitrios Tsitsipatis, Myriam Gorospe
A novel macrophage subtype directs hematopoietic stem cell homing and retention
Marcin Wysoczynski, Joseph B. Moore IV, Shizuka Uchida
Profiling changes in metabolism and the immune microenvironment in lung tumorigenesis
Di Zhang, Ana S. Leal, Fawzi Abu Rous, Karen T. Liby
Lessons learned by features of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and its tumor microenvironment
Alex B. Blair, Vincent P. Groot, Jin He
Nephron repair: powered by anaerobic energy metabolism
Brooke E. Chambers, Rebecca A. Wingert
Blocking the PD-1/PD-L1 axis in advanced prostate cancer: are we moving in the right direction?
Andre P. Fay, Emmanuel S. Antonarakis
Strengthening the foundation of kidney cancer treatment and research: revising the AJCC staging system
Hiren V. Patel, Arnav Srivastava, Brian Shinder, Evita Sadimin, Eric A. Singer
Revisiting AJCC TNM staging for renal cell carcinoma: quest for improvement
Umang Swami, Roberto H. Nussenzveig, Benjamin Haaland, Neeraj Agarwal

Letter to the Editor

Challenges to interpreting patient reported outcomes in clinical trials: author rejoinder
Melanie L. Bell
Low levels of interleukin-10 in patients with transfusion-related acute lung injury
Rick Kapur, Michael Kim, Johan Rebetz, Matthew T. Rondina, Leendert Porcelijn, John W. Semple
Circulating CD40 autoantibody and suPAR synergy drives glomerular injury
Changli Wei, Tara K. Sigdel, Minnie M. Sarwal, Jochen Reiser
Gene replacement rescues severe muscle pathology and prolongs survival in myotubularin-deficient mice and dogs
Martin K. Childers, Alan H. Beggs, Ana Buj-Bello

Column in Changemakers in Patient-Oriented Translational Clinical Investigation

James Neil Gilliam, MD—the career arc of a patient-oriented translational clinical investigation changemaker in rheumatologic skin disease
Richard D. Sontheimer

Technical Note

Laparoscopic suture training curricula and techniques
Xin Wang, Yongbin Li, Yunqiang Cai, Lingwei Meng, He Cai, Xubao Liu, Bing Peng


Vinculin at the heart of aging
William H. Bradford, Jeffrey H. Omens, Farah Sheikh
MET signaling promotes DNA repair and radiation resistance in glioblastoma stem-like cells
Pavlina Krasimirova Todorova, Bipasha Mukherjee, Sandeep Burma
Uncovering the influence of the FGFR1 pathway on glioblastoma radiosensitivity
Karen K. Sayal, Geoffrey S. Higgins, Ester M. Hammond
Epigenetic therapy in a new era of medicine: creating and integrating molecular profiles of patients
Ebrahim Afshinnekoo, Christopher E. Mason
Patellar resurfacing after endoprosthetic replacement for primary or secondary bone tumors
Alexander D. Liddle
A sensible approach to targeting STAT3-mediated transcription
Neil E. Bhola, Daniel E. Johnson, Jennifer R. Grandis
Circulating fibrocytes serve as a marker for clinical diagnosis
Thuy Cao, Sheeja Rajasingh, Johnson Rajasingh
Collagen and fibronectin: threads linking obesity and breast cancer
Lesley G. Ellies
Abrupt versus gradual smoking cessation with pre-cessation nicotine replacement therapy for cigarette smokers motivated to quit
Elias M. Klemperer, Karl O. Fagerstrom, John R. Hughes
Quantification of lung recruitment by respiratory mechanics and CT imaging: what are the clinical implications?
Andrew C. McKown, Lorraine B. Ware
TGFβ signaling: a friend or a foe to hepatic fibrosis and tumorigenesis
Dragana Kopanja, Pradip Raychaudhuri
Applications of iPSC-derived models of Gaucher disease
Daniel K. Borger, Elma Aflaki, Ellen Sidransky
Significance of microRNA-based biomarkers for pancreatic cancer
Sukhwinder Kaur, Shiv Ram Krishn, Satyanarayana Rachagani, Surinder K. Batra

Health Service and Policy Research

Health Services & Policy Research in translational medicine
Nengliang (Aaron) Yao


Circulating free DNA in the management of breast cancer
Jacqueline A. Shaw, Justin Stebbing

Review Articles

The physiological roles of secretin and its receptor
Syeda Afroze, Fanyin Meng, Kendal Jensen, Kelly McDaniel, Kinan Rahal, Paolo Onori, Eugenio Gaudio, Gianfranco Alpini, Shannon S. Glaser
Effect of high fat-diet and obesity on gastrointestinal motility
Mazen Al Mushref, Shanthi Srinivasan
Functional role of microvesicles in gastrointestinal malignancies
Kelly McDaniel, Robert Correa, Tianhao Zhou, Christopher Johnson, Heather Francis, Shannon Glaser, Julie Venter, Gianfranco Alpini, Fanyin Meng

Highlighted Reports in Galectins

Role of galectins in re-epithelialization of wounds
Noorjahan Panjwani

Helicobacter Pylori

Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori using the rapid urease test
Takahiro Uotani, David Y. Graham

Health Service and Policy Research Column

Diabetes management before and after cancer diagnosis: missed opportunity
Nengliang Yao, Fabian T. Camacho, Askar S. Chukmaitov, Steven T. Fleming, Roger T. Anderson
The real difficulty in improving concordance of clinical practice with guidelines
Nengliang Yao, Abram Recht

Review Article on MicroRNAs, Signalling Pathways and Diseases

MicroRNAs in congenital heart disease
Tanya Smith, Cha Rajakaruna, Massimo Caputo, Costanza Emanueli

Review Article on Toward Precision Medicine in Neurological Diseases

Precision medicine in spinocerebellar ataxias: treatment based on common mechanisms of disease
David D. Bushart, Geoffrey G. Murphy, Vikram G. Shakkottai

Focus on Toward Precision Medicine in Neurological Diseases

Toward precision medicine in Alzheimer’s disease
Christiane Reitz

Review Article on Innovations and Technology in Surgery

Surgical applications of three-dimensional printing: a review of the current literature & how to get started
Don Hoang, David Perrault, Milan Stevanovic, Alidad Ghiassi

Review Article on MET as Actionable Target in Cancer Therapy

MET: roles in epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stemness
Hye-Min Jeon, Jeongwu Lee
Effective implementation of novel MET pharmacodynamic assays in translational studies
Apurva K. Srivastava, Tony Navas, William G. Herrick, Melinda G. Hollingshead, Donald P. Bottaro, James H. Doroshow, Ralph E. Parchment

Perspective on Mesothelioma

Novel immunotherapy clinical trials in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Zachary E. Tano, Navin K. Chintala, Xiaoyu Li, Prasad S. Adusumilli

Review Article on Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma: recent highlights
Michele Carbone, Haining Yang
Environmental asbestos exposure and risk of mesothelioma
Curtis W. Noonan

Original Article on Translational Neurodegeneration

The impact of GAB2 genetic variations on cerebrospinal fluid markers in Alzheimer’s disease
Xiao-Xiao Chen, Run-Rong Guo, Xi-Peng Cao, Lin Tan, Lan Tan, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

Review Article on Molecular Hepatology

Fibroblast growth factors 19 and 21 in acute liver damage
Zhao Shan, Gloria Alvarez-Sola, Iker Uriarte, María Arechederra, Maite G. Fernández-Barrena, Carmen Berasain, Cynthia Ju, Matías A. Avila

Editorial on Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiometabolic Risk: Advances in Understanding Pathophysiology, Public Health Burden and Clinical Care

Advances in resistant hypertension
David A. Calhoun

Review Article on Cardiopulmonary Interactions

Heart-lung interactions during mechanical ventilation: the basics
Syed S. Mahmood, Michael R. Pinsky

Review Article on Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Congenital disorders of glycosylation
Irene J. Chang, Miao He, Christina T. Lam

Review Article on Health and Medicine: a new era

Inflammation, immunosuppressive microenvironment and breast cancer: opportunities for cancer prevention and therapy
Sachin Kumar Deshmukh, Sanjeev Kumar Srivastava, Teja Poosarla, Donna Lynn Dyess, Nicolette Paolaungthong Holliday, Ajay Pratap Singh, Seema Singh

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