Publications

Predictors of the multidimensional symptom experience of lung cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
Support Care Cancer 2017 Jun 3;25(6):1931-1939. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way-N631Y, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

Differences in symptom clusters identified using symptom occurrence rates versus severity ratings in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2017 Jun 26;28:122-132. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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:

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.

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.

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:







Preliminary evidence of an association between a functional interleukin-6 polymorphism and fatigue and sleep disturbance in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Oct 8;40(4):531-44. Epub 2010 Jun 8.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA.


Preliminary evidence of a genetic association between tumor necrosis factor alpha and the severity of sleep disturbance and morning fatigue.
Biol Res Nurs 2009 Jul 5;11(1):27-41. Epub 2009 May 5.
School of Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143-0610, USA.

A collaborative model for research on decisional capacity and informed consent in older patients with schizophrenia: bioethics unit of a geriatric psychiatry intervention research center.
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2003 Dec 27;171(1):68-74. Epub 2003 May 27.
Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161 USA.

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