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:

Common and Distinct Characteristics Associated With Trajectories of Morning and Evening Energy in Oncology Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 May 4;53(5):887-900.e2. Epub 2017 Jan 4.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA. 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:

Potassium Channel Candidate Genes Predict the Development of Secondary Lymphedema Following Breast Cancer Surgery.
Nurs Res 2017 Mar/Apr;66(2):85-94
Betty Smoot, PT, DPTSc, MAS, is Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Kord M. Kober, PhD, is Assistant Professor; and Steven M. Paul, PhD, is Principal Statistician, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco. Jon D. Levine, MD, is Professor; and Gary Abrams, MD, is Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Judy Mastick, RN, MN, is Project Director, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco. Kimberly Topp, PT, PhD, is Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Yvette P. Conley, PhD, FAAN, is Professor, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco.


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).

Intracerebral adeno-associated virus gene delivery of apolipoprotein E2 markedly reduces brain amyloid pathology in Alzheimer's disease mouse models.
Neurobiol Aging 2016 Aug 30;44:159-72. Epub 2016 Apr 30.
Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Comparison of Oncology Patients' and Their Family Caregivers' Attitudes and Concerns Toward Pain and Pain Management.
Cancer Nurs 2016 Jul-Aug;39(4):328-34
Author Affiliations: Faculty of Nursing, College of Applied Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University, Norway (Dr Valeberg); Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski and Paul); Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, and Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Norway (Dr Rustøen).

Differences in Symptom Burden Among Patients With Moderate, Severe, or Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 May 17;51(5):849-59. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Health and Society Department of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

TREM2 Haplodeficiency in Mice and Humans Impairs the Microglia Barrier Function Leading to Decreased Amyloid Compaction and Severe Axonal Dystrophy.
Neuron 2016 May;90(4):724-39
Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA; Department of Neuroscience, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, 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.

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.

Evidence-Based Heart Failure Medications and Cognition.
J Cardiovasc Nurs 2016 Jan-Feb;31(1):62-8
Lisa C. Bratzke, PhD, RN, ANP-BC Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Debra K. Moser, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor and Linda C. Gill Chair, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Michele M. Pelter, PhD, RN Associate Professor, Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno. Steven M. Paul, PhD Principal Statistician, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Thomas S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Technologies and Alliances, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis. Lawton S. Cooper, MD, MPH Medical Officer, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland. Kathleen A. Dracup, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco.

A Longitudinal Study of Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Radiotherapy.
Cancer Nurs 2015 Nov-Dec;38(6):436-46
Author Affiliations: Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Surgery, and Transplantation (Ms Astrup and Dr Bjordal); Department of Research and Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care (Dr Rustøen); and Research Support Services (Dr Bjordal), Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Dr Rustøen); School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski and Paul); Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Ms Astrup and Dr Bjordal).

Changes in Symptom Occurrence and Severity Before and After Lung Cancer Surgery.
Cancer Nurs 2015 Sep-Oct;38(5):351-7
Author Affiliations: Centre for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research (Ms Oksholm); Department of Respiratory Medicine (Ms Oksholm and Dr Kongerud); Department for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Dr Solberg); Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Dr Lie); and Division of Emergencies and Critical Care (Dr Rustoen), Oslo University Hospital, Norway; School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski, Cooper, and Paul); and Faculty of Medicine (Dr Kongerud) and Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing Science (Dr Rustoen), University of Oslo, Norway.

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:

Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability After Breast Cancer Surgery.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Jun 17;49(6):981-94. Epub 2014 Dec 17.
School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Differences in Composition of Symptom Clusters Between Older and Younger Oncology Patients.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Jun 10;49(6):1025-34. Epub 2015 Jan 10.
School of Nursing and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address:


Changes in and predictors of pain characteristics in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy.
Pain 2015 May;156(5):967-79
aDepartment of Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Surgery and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway bInstitute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway cDepartment of Research and Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway dInstitute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway eSchool of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA fResearch Support Services, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.


Interaction between positive allosteric modulators and trapping blockers of the NMDA receptor channel.
Br J Pharmacol 2015 Mar 13;172(5):1333-47. Epub 2015 Jan 13.
Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA; Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.

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.

A population-based study of KCNH7 p.Arg394His and bipolar spectrum disorder.
Hum Mol Genet 2014 Dec 30;23(23):6395-406. Epub 2014 Jun 30.
Clinic for Special Children, Strasburg, PA, USA, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 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.

Different oxysterols have opposing actions at N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors.
Neuropharmacology 2014 Oct 27;85:232-42. Epub 2014 May 27.
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA; Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA; Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA. Electronic address:

Digital technology ownership, usage, and factors predicting downloading health apps among caucasian, filipino, korean, and latino americans: the digital link to health survey.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2014 Oct 22;2(4):e43. Epub 2014 Oct 22.
University of California San Francisco, Institute for Health & Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, San Francisco, CA, United States.

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.

Rural patients' knowledge about heart failure.
J Cardiovasc Nurs 2014 Sep-Oct;29(5):423-8
Kathleen Dracup, PhD, RN Professor and Dean Emeritus, School of Nursing, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Debra K. Moser, DNSc Professor and Gill Endowed Chair, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Michele M. Pelter, PhD, RN Assistant Professor, Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno. Thomas Nesbitt, MD, MPH Interim Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of School of Medicine, University of California, Davis. Jeffrey Southard, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis. Steven M. Paul, PhD Principle Statistician and Lecturer, University of California, San Francisco. Susan Robinson, PhD, RN Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Jessica Zègre Hemsey, PhD, RN Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Lawton Cooper, MD, MPH Medical Officer, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland.

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:


Randomized, controlled trial to improve self-care in patients with heart failure living in rural areas.
Circulation 2014 Jul 9;130(3):256-64. Epub 2014 May 9.
From the University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco (K.D., S.M.P., S.R.); University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington (D.K.M.); University of Nevada, Reno (M.M.P.); University of California, School of Medicine, Davis (T.S.N., J.S.); and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD (L.S.C.).

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.



Genomic view of bipolar disorder revealed by whole genome sequencing in a genetic isolate.
PLoS Genet 2014 Mar 13;10(3):e1004229. Epub 2014 Mar 13.
Department of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America; Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.



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:


Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy.
Cancer Nurs 2013 Nov-Dec;36(6):E34-43
Author Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway (Ms Lindviksmoen); School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Paul and Miaskowski); Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, and Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Oslo, Norway (Dr Rustøen); and Centre for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway (Ms Hofsø).

Does age influence the symptom experience of lung cancer patients prior to surgery?
Lung Cancer 2013 Oct 3;82(1):156-61. Epub 2013 Aug 3.
Centre for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway; Department of Respiratory Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

The major brain cholesterol metabolite 24(S)-hydroxycholesterol is a potent allosteric modulator of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors.
J Neurosci 2013 Oct;33(44):17290-300
Sage Therapeutics, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, and Department of Psychiatry and Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110.

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.



Occurrence, Characteristics, and Predictors of Pain in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Pain Manag Nurs 2016 04 16;17(2):107-18. Epub 2016 Apr 16.
Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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