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Biofilm formation and induction of stress response genes is a common response of several serotypes of the pneumococcus to cigarette smoke condensate.

J Infect 2019 Oct 26. Epub 2019 Oct 26.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2019.10.014DOI Listing
October 2019

Dynamic Changes in the Molecular Signature of Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Patients With Compensated and Decompensated Chronic Primary Mitral Regurgitation.

Circ Heart Fail 2019 Sep 12;12(9):e005974. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine (K.M., S.G., L.M., N.T., A.V., D.Z., P.M.), Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital & University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119.005974DOI Listing
September 2019

JC Virus and Risk Alleles in Black South Africans With Hypertension-Attributed CKD.

Kidney Int Rep 2019 Jul 17;4(7):939-945. Epub 2019 May 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.05.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6611950PMC
July 2019

Urinary Uromodulin Levels and Variants in Black South Africans with Hypertension-Attributed Chronic Kidney Disease.

Int J Nephrol 2019 2;2019:8094049. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2019/8094049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6466913PMC
April 2019

Clinico-pathological characteristics among South African women with breast cancer receiving anti-retroviral therapy for HIV.

Breast 2019 Feb 7;43:123-129. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Division, Wits Health Consortium (PTY) Ltd, 31 Princess of Wales Building, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa; Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences, 7 York Road Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.12.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369009PMC
February 2019

TMPRSS6 rs855791 polymorphism and susceptibility to iron deficiency anaemia in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients in South Africa.

Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet 2019 15;10(1):1-9. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of The Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6420716PMC
February 2019

Cardiac Changes and Their Association with Fetuin-A and Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease.

Nephron 2017 13;136(3):233-242. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/470858
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000470858DOI Listing
May 2018

Racial Variations in the Markers of Mineral Bone Disorders in CKD Patients in South Africa.

Kidney Int Rep 2018 May 12;3(3):583-591. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S24680249173047
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2017.12.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5976813PMC
May 2018

Breast cancer survival in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa: A receptor-defined cohort of women diagnosed from 2009 to 11.

Cancer Epidemiol 2018 02 4;52:120-127. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Wits Health Consortium, University of Witwatersrand, 8 Blackwood Ave, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa; Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa; Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2017.12.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6127863PMC
February 2018

Influence of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms on biochemical markers of mineral bone disorders in South African patients with chronic kidney disease.

BMC Nephrol 2018 02 7;19(1):30. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-018-0831-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803994PMC
February 2018

Cardiovascular risk factors and mortality in children with chronic kidney disease.

S Afr Med J 2017 Jul 28;107(8):710-714. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Paediatrics, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i8.12271DOI Listing
July 2017

Cementogenesis and osteogenesis in periodontal tissue regeneration by recombinant human transforming growth factor-β : a pilot study in Papio ursinus.

J Clin Periodontol 2017 01 1;44(1):83-95. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpe.12642DOI Listing
January 2017

Investigation of breast cancer sub-populations in black and white women in South Africa.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2016 12 18;160(3):531-537. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10549-016-4019-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-016-4019-1DOI Listing
December 2016

The synergistic induction of bone formation by the osteogenic proteins of the TGF-β supergene family.

Biomaterials 2016 10 20;104:279-96. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.07.018DOI Listing
October 2016

Redundancy and Molecular Evolution: The Rapid Induction of Bone Formation by the Mammalian Transforming Growth Factor-β3 Isoform.

Front Physiol 2016 8;7:396. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Bone Research Laboratory, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of the WitwatersrandJohannesburg, South Africa; Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of the WitwatersrandJohannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00396DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5014861PMC
September 2016

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S Afr Med J 2016 Jun 17;106(7):699-703. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Division of Nephrology, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/view/10429
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i7.10429DOI Listing
June 2016

Tissue segregation restores the induction of bone formation by the mammalian transforming growth factor-β(3) in calvarial defects of the non-human primate Papio ursinus.

Biomaterials 2016 Apr 2;86:21-32. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratories, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.01.071DOI Listing
April 2016

APOL1 Risk Variants Are Strongly Associated with HIV-Associated Nephropathy in Black South Africans.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Nov 18;26(11):2882-90. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Division of Nephrology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014050469DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4625661PMC
November 2015

Childhood cancer incidence patterns by race, sex and age for 2000-2006: a report from the South African National Cancer Registry.

Int J Cancer 2015 Jun 21;136(11):2628-39. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 150 Cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29308DOI Listing
June 2015

Exposure of a 23F serotype strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae to cigarette smoke condensate is associated with selective upregulation of genes encoding the two-component regulatory system 11 (TCS11).

Biomed Res Int 2014 11;2014:976347. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Divisions of Haematology and Pulmonology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Private Bag 3,WITS, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/976347DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4071851PMC
March 2015

Stage at breast cancer diagnosis and distance from diagnostic hospital in a periurban setting: a South African public hospital case series of over 1,000 women.

Int J Cancer 2014 Nov 7;135(9):2173-82. Epub 2014 Apr 7.

Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France; Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.28861DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134722PMC
November 2014

Racial comparison of receptor-defined breast cancer in Southern African women: subtype prevalence and age-incidence analysis of nationwide cancer registry data.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Nov 20;23(11):2311-21. Epub 2014 Aug 20.

Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0603DOI Listing
November 2014

Calcium ions and osteoclastogenesis initiate the induction of bone formation by coral-derived macroporous constructs.

J Cell Mol Med 2013 Nov 23;17(11):1444-57. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Bone Research Laboratory, School of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.12125DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4117557PMC
November 2013

Occult hepatitis B virus infection in chacma baboons, South Africa.

Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Apr;19(4):598-605

Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1904.121107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3647412PMC
April 2013

First report of genotype e of hepatitis B virus in an Indian population.

Intervirology 2009 4;52(5):235-8. Epub 2009 Jul 4.

Department of Biochemistry, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000227279DOI Listing
November 2009