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Cardiac expression of HMOX1 and PGF in sickle cell mice and haem-treated wild type mice dominates organ expression profiles via Nrf2 (Nfe2l2).

Br J Haematol 2019 Aug 6. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.16129DOI Listing
August 2019

Free heme regulates placenta growth factor through NRF2-antioxidant response signaling.

Free Radic Biol Med 2019 Aug 10;143:300-308. Epub 2019 Aug 10.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.08.009DOI Listing
August 2019

P-selectin plays a role in haem-induced acute lung injury in sickle mice.

Br J Haematol 2019 Jul 27;186(2):329-333. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.15807DOI Listing
July 2019

Effects of Individualized Treadmill Endurance Training on Oxidative Stress in Skeletal Muscles of Transgenic Sickle Mice.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2019 24;2019:3765643. Epub 2019 Jul 24.

Interuniversity Laboratory of Human Movement Biology EA7424, Vascular Biology and Red Blood Cell Team, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2019/3765643DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6681588PMC
July 2019

Sleep phenotype in the Townes mouse model of sickle cell disease.

Sleep Breath 2019 Mar 29;23(1):333-339. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3459 Fifth Avenue, MUH 628 NW, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11325-018-1711-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11325-018-1711-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6418068PMC
March 2019

Augmented NRF2 activation protects adult sickle mice from lethal acute chest syndrome.

Br J Haematol 2018 07 19;182(2):271-275. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.15401DOI Listing
July 2018

Moderate exercise training decreases inflammation in transgenic sickle cell mice.

Blood Cells Mol Dis 2018 03 13;69:45-52. Epub 2017 Jun 13.

Interuniversity Laboratory of Human Movement Biology EA7424, Vascular biology and Red Blood Cell team, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France; Laboratory of Excellence "GR-Ex", Paris, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcmd.2017.06.002DOI Listing
March 2018

Comparative Analysis of Pain Behaviours in Humanized Mouse Models of Sickle Cell Anemia.

PLoS One 2016 5;11(8):e0160608. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Vascular Biology Center, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0160608PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4975462PMC
August 2017

Sickle cell disease: tipping the balance of genomic research to catalyse discoveries in Africa.

Lancet 2017 Jun 15;389(10087):2355-2358. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Division of Human Genetics and Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31615-XDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5612389PMC
June 2017

Sustained enhancement of OCTN1 transporter expression in association with hydroxyurea induced γ-globin expression in erythroid progenitors.

Exp Hematol 2017 Jan 8;45:69-73.e2. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Vascular Medicine Institute, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Center for Translational and International Hematology, Vascular Medicine Institute, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Division of Hematology/Oncology, Vascular Medicine Institute, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exphem.2016.09.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5164842PMC
January 2017

Inflammatory targets of therapy in sickle cell disease.

Transl Res 2016 Jan 11;167(1):281-97. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Center for Translational and International Hematology, Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2015.07.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4684475PMC
January 2016

Using formative research to develop a counselor training program for newborn screening in Ghana.

J Genet Couns 2015 Apr 7;24(2):267-77. Epub 2014 Sep 7.

Hematology/Oncology Department, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA, 94609, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10897-014-9759-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4501216PMC
April 2015

Enhanced down-regulation of ALCAM/CD166 in African-American Breast Cancer.

BMC Cancer 2014 Sep 25;14:715. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 2015 Uppergate Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-14-715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4190464PMC
September 2014

Erythroid DAMPs drive inflammation in SCD.

Blood 2014 Jun;123(24):3689-90

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH; UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2014-03-563874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4055918PMC
June 2014

Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa.

Authors:
Charles Rotimi Akin Abayomi Alash'le Abimiku Victoria May Adabayeri Clement Adebamowo Ezekiel Adebiyi Adebowale D Ademola Adebowale Adeyemo Dwomoa Adu Dissou Affolabi Godfred Agongo Samuel Ajayi Sally Akarolo-Anthony Rufus Akinyemi Albert Akpalu Marianne Alberts Orlando Alonso Betancourt Ahmed Mansour Alzohairy Gobena Ameni Olukemi Amodu Gabriel Anabwani Kristian Andersen Fatiu Arogundade Oyedunni Arulogun Danny Asogun Rasheed Bakare Naby Balde Mary Lynn Baniecki Christine Beiswanger Alia Benkahla Lara Bethke Micheal Boehnke Vincent Boima James Brandful Andrew I Brooks Frank C Brosius Chester Brown Bruno Bucheton David T Burke Barrington G Burnett Stacy Carrington-Lawrence Nadia Carstens John Chisi Alan Christoffels Richard Cooper Heather Cordell Nigel Crowther Talishiea Croxton Jantina de Vries Leslie Derr Peter Donkor Seydou Doumbia Audrey Duncanson Ivy Ekem Ahmed El Sayed Mark E Engel John C K Enyaru Dean Everett Faisal M Fadlelmola Eyitayo Fakunle Kenneth H Fischbeck Anne Fischer Onikepe Folarin Junaid Gamieldien Robert F Garry Simani Gaseitsiwe Rasheed Gbadegesin Anita Ghansah Maria Giovanni Parham Goesbeck F Xavier Gomez-Olive Donald S Grant Ravnit Grewal Mark Guyer Neil A Hanchard Christian T Happi Scott Hazelhurst Branwen J Hennig Christiane Hertz- Fowler Winston Hide Friedhelm Hilderbrandt Christopher Hugo-Hamman Muntaser E Ibrahim Regina James Yasmina Jaufeerally-Fakim Carolyn Jenkins Ute Jentsch Pan-Pan Jiang Moses Joloba Victor Jongeneel Fourie Joubert Mukthar Kader Kathleen Kahn Pontiano Kaleebu Saidi H Kapiga Samar Kamal Kassim Ishmael Kasvosve Jonathan Kayondo Bernard Keavney Adeodata Kekitiinwa Sheik Humarr Khan Paul Kimmel Mary-Claire King Robert Kleta Mathurin Koffi Jeffrey Kopp Matthias Kretzler Judit Kumuthini Samuel Kyobe Catherine Kyobutungi Daniel T Lackland Karen A Lacourciere Guida Landouré Rita Lawlor Thomas Lehner Maia Lesosky Naomi Levitt Katherine Littler Zane Lombard Jeanne F Loring Sylvester Lyantagaye Annette Macleod Ebony B Madden Chengetai R Mahomva Julie Makani Manmak Mamven Marape Marape Graeme Mardon Patricia Marshall Darren P Martin Daniel Masiga Robin Mason Michael Mate-Kole Enock Matovu Mary Mayige Bongani M Mayosi Jean Claude Mbanya Sheryl A McCurdy Mark I McCarthy Helen McIlleron S O Mc'Ligeyo Corrine Merle Ana Olga Mocumbi Charles Mondo John V Moran Ayesha Motala Marva Moxey-Mims Wata Sununguko Mpoloka Chisomo L Msefula Thuli Mthiyane Nicola Mulder Gebregziab her Mulugeta Dieuodonne Mumba John Musuku Mo Nagdee Oyekanmi Nash Daouda Ndiaye Anh Quynh Nguyen Mark Nicol Oathokwa Nkomazana Shane Norris Betty Nsangi Alexander Nyarko Moffat Nyirenda Eileen Obe Reginald Obiakor Abraham Oduro Solomon F Ofori-Acquah Okechukwu Ogah Stephen Ogendo Kwaku Ohene-Frempong Akinlolu Ojo Timothy Olanrewaju John Oli Charlotte Osafo Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer Bruce Ovbiagele Andrew Owen Mayowa Ojo Owolabi Lukman Owolabi Ellis Owusu-Dabo Guillaume Pare Rulan Parekh Hugh G Patterton Margaret B Penno Jane Peterson Rembert Pieper Jacob Plange-Rhule Martin Pollak Julia Puzak Rajkumar S Ramesar Michele Ramsay Rebekah Rasooly Shiksha Reddy Pardis C Sabeti Kwamena Sagoe Tunde Salako Oumar Samassékou Manjinder S Sandhu Osman Sankoh Fred Stephen Sarfo Marie Sarr Gasnat Shaboodien Issa Sidibe Gustave Simo Martin Simuunza Liam Smeeth Eugene Sobngwi Himla Soodyall Hermann Sorgho Oumou Sow Bah Sudha Srinivasan Dan J Stein Ezra S Susser Carmen Swanepoel Godfred Tangwa Andrew Tareila Ozlem Tastan Bishop Bamidele Tayo Nicki Tiffin Halidou Tinto Ekaete Tobin Stephen Meir Tollman Mahamadou Traoré Marsha J Treadwell Jennifer Troyer Masego Tsimako-Johnstone Vincent Tukei Ifeoma Ulasi Nzovu Ulenga Beverley van Rooyen Ablo Prudence Wachinou Salina P Waddy Alisha Wade Misaki Wayengera James Whitworth Louise Wideroff Cheryl A Winkler Sarah Winnicki Ambroise Wonkam Mengistu Yewondwos Tadase sen Nathan Yozwiak Heather Zar

Science 2014 Jun;344(6190):1346-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1251546DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4138491PMC
June 2014

Association between plasma free haem and incidence of vaso-occlusive episodes and acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2013 Sep 27;162(5):702-5. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.12445DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3745813PMC
September 2013

Cloning of the human activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule promoter and identification of its tissue-independent transcriptional activation by Sp1.

Cell Mol Biol Lett 2012 Dec 1;17(4):571-85. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s11658-012-0028-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3683579PMC
December 2012

Heme mediated STAT3 activation in severe malaria.

PLoS One 2012 30;7(3):e34280. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0034280PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3316628PMC
November 2012

Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter polymorphism is associated with reduced incidence of acute chest syndrome among children with sickle cell disease.

Blood 2012 Nov 10;120(18):3822-8. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

Clinical and Molecular Hemostasis Laboratory Branch, Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2011-06-361642DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3488892PMC
November 2012

Sickle cell disease: genetics, cellular and molecular mechanisms, and therapies.

Anemia 2012 22;2012:143594. Epub 2012 Aug 22.

Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Health Sciences University, 1120 15th Street, BT-1852, Augusta, GA 30912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/143594DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3432324PMC
September 2012

Spatiotemporal dysfunction of the vascular permeability barrier in transgenic mice with sickle cell disease.

Anemia 2012 12;2012:582018. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/582018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384933PMC
August 2012

Alloimmunization to transfused HOD red blood cells is not increased in mice with sickle cell disease.

Transfusion 2012 Feb 25;52(2):231-40. Epub 2011 Jul 25.

Department of Pediatrics, Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03255.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3218203PMC
February 2012

Global gene expression profiling of endothelium exposed to heme reveals an organ-specific induction of cytoprotective enzymes in sickle cell disease.

PLoS One 2011 Mar 31;6(3):e18399. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0018399PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3069101PMC
March 2011

Essential role for ALCAM gene silencing in megakaryocytic differentiation of K562 cells.

BMC Mol Biol 2010 Dec 2;11:91. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

Department of Pediatrics, Aflac Cancer Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2199-11-91DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3003670PMC
December 2010

Role of STAT3 and GATA-1 interactions in gamma-globin gene expression.

Exp Hematol 2009 Aug 15;37(8):889-900. Epub 2009 May 15.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Tex. 75080, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exphem.2009.05.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2746970PMC
August 2009

Heterogeneity of barrier function in the lung reflects diversity in endothelial cell junctions.

Microvasc Res 2008 Apr 7;75(3):391-402. Epub 2007 Nov 7.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mvr.2007.10.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2685073PMC
April 2008

Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule: a new paradox in cancer.

Transl Res 2008 Mar 23;151(3):122-8. Epub 2007 Oct 23.

Department of Pediatrics, Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Services, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2007.09.006DOI Listing
March 2008

Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule is a component of the endothelial junction involved in transendothelial monocyte migration.

FEBS Lett 2006 May 21;580(11):2637-45. Epub 2006 Apr 21.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, MSB 2348, University of South Alabama, Mobile, 36688-0002, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.febslet.2006.04.013DOI Listing
May 2006

Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule in breast cancer: prognostic indicator.

Breast Cancer Res 2004 28;6(5):R478-87. Epub 2004 Jun 28.

Department of Pathology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/bcr815DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC549164PMC
October 2004

p38 MAP kinase activation mediates gamma-globin gene induction in erythroid progenitors.

Exp Hematol 2003 Nov;31(11):1089-96

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Tex. 75083, USA.

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November 2003

Stat3 beta inhibits gamma-globin gene expression in erythroid cells.

J Biol Chem 2002 May 20;277(18):16211-9. Epub 2002 Feb 20.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36688, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M106556200DOI Listing
May 2002