Publications

Association of a 3' Untranslated Region Polymorphism in PCSK9 with HIV Viral Load and CD4+ Levels in HIV/Hepatitis C Virus Co-Infected Women.
AIDS 2017 Sep 18. Epub 2017 Sep 18.
aDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY bDepartments of Statistics cMicrobiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC dDepartments of Epidemiology and Population Health eMicrobiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY fDepartment of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY gDepartment of Neurology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY hDepartment of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC iDepartment of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA jDepartment of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL kDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD lBluestone Center for Clinical Research mDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, New York University, New York, NY. *Michael I. Bukrinsky and Vinayaka R. Prasad authors contributed equally.

Inflammatory pathway genes associated with inter-individual variability in the trajectories of morning and evening fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy.
Cytokine 2017 Mar 19;91:187-210. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

Predictors of Altered Upper Extremity Function During the First Year After Breast Cancer Treatment.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016 Sep;95(9):639-55
From the School of Medicine (B. Smoot, JDL, GA, KT), and School of Nursing (SMP, DH, JM, CM), University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; School of Dentistry, New York University, New York, New York (BEA, B. Schmidt); Redwood Regional Medical Group, Santa Rosa, California (CE); and School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California (LD).

Gene Expression Profiling of Evening Fatigue in Women Undergoing Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer.
Biol Res Nurs 2016 Jul 8;18(4):370-85. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Differences in demographic, clinical, and symptom characteristics and quality of life outcomes among oncology patients with different types of pain.
Pain 2016 Apr;157(4):892-900
aDepartment of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, CA, USA bDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA cDepartment of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA dDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY eSchool of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY fDivision of Acute Care/Health Systems, College of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Polymorphisms in Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Are Associated With Higher Anxiety Levels in Women After Breast Cancer Surgery.
Clin Breast Cancer 2016 Feb 24;16(1):63-71.e3. Epub 2014 Dec 24.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Comparison of subgroups of breast cancer patients on pain and co-occurring symptoms following chemotherapy.
Support Care Cancer 2016 Feb 4;24(2):605-614. Epub 2015 Jul 4.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way-N631Y, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0610, USA.

A Review of the Literature on Multiple Co-occurring Symptoms in Patients With Colorectal Cancer Who Received Chemotherapy Alone or Chemotherapy With Targeted Therapies.
Cancer Nurs 2016 Nov/Dec;39(6):437-445
Author Affiliations: Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing (Mr Tantoy and Drs Cataldo, Aouizerat, and Miaskowski), School of Medicine (Dr Dhruva), and Institute for Human Genetics (Dr Aouizerat), University of California, San Francisco.

Predictors and Trajectories of Morning Fatigue Are Distinct From Evening Fatigue.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Aug 28;50(2):176-89. Epub 2015 Mar 28.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Trajectories of Evening Fatigue in Oncology Outpatients Receiving Chemotherapy.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Aug 28;50(2):163-75. Epub 2015 Mar 28.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Associations between catecholaminergic, GABAergic, and serotonergic genes and self-reported attentional function in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2015 Jun 15;19(3):251-9. Epub 2014 Dec 15.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:



Variations in potassium channel genes are associated with distinct trajectories of persistent breast pain after breast cancer surgery.
Pain 2015 Mar;156(3):371-80
aSchools of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA bSchools of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA cInstitute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.


Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of anxiety in women before and for 6 months after breast cancer surgery.
Cancer Nurs 2014 Nov-Dec;37(6):406-17
Author Affiliations: School of Nursing (Drs Kyranou, Puntillo, Aouizerat, Paul, Cooper, Dodd, and Miaskowski and Ms West), School of Medicine (Drs Dunn and Neuhaus), and the Institute for Human Genetics (Dr Aouizerat), University of California, San Francisco.

Side of cancer does not influence limb volumes in women prior to breast cancer surgery.
Lymphat Res Biol 2014 Sep 16;12(3):189-93. Epub 2014 May 16.
1 Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, California.

Cytokine gene variations associated with subsyndromal depressive symptoms in patients with breast cancer.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Aug 13;18(4):397-404. Epub 2014 Apr 13.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way - N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:


Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Jun 29;18(3):242-53. Epub 2014 Jan 29.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.



Impact of a 4q25 genetic variant in atrial flutter and on the risk of atrial fibrillation after cavotricuspid isthmus ablation.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2014 Mar 13;25(3):271-277. Epub 2013 Dec 13.
Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.


Cytokine polymorphisms are associated with poor sleep maintenance in adults living with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Sleep 2014 Mar 1;37(3):453-63. Epub 2014 Mar 1.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA ; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.



Associations between cytokine gene variations and severe persistent breast pain in women following breast cancer surgery.
J Pain 2014 Feb 12;15(2):169-80. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:


Lymphatic and angiogenic candidate genes predict the development of secondary lymphedema following breast cancer surgery.
PLoS One 2013 16;8(4):e60164. Epub 2013 Apr 16.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.









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