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Avik Som, Ph.D., M.D.

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  1. Lang M, Yeung T, Mendoza DP, Flores EJ, Som A, Lang AL, Pianykh OS, Lee SI, Saini S, Little BP, Succi MD. Imaging Volume Trends and Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Analysis Between a Large Urban Academic Hospital and Its Affiliated Imaging Centers. Acad Radiol. 2020 Aug 15. PMID: 32830030.
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  2. Som A, Lang M, Little B. Pulmonary Vascular Pathology in Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 08 27; 383(9):887. PMID: 32678532.
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  3. Joseph NP, Reid NJ, Som A, Li MD, Hyle EP, Dugdale CM, Lang M, Betancourt JR, Deng F, Mendoza DP, Little BP, Narayan AK, Flores EJ. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Disease Severity on Admission Chest Radiographs among Patients Admitted with Confirmed COVID-19: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Radiology. 2020 Jul 16; 202602. PMID: 32673191.
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  4. Lang M, Som A, Mendoza DP, Flores EJ, Li MD, Shepard JO, Little BP. Detection of Unsuspected Coronavirus Disease 2019 Cases by Computed Tomography and Retrospective Implementation of the Radiological Society of North America/Society of Thoracic Radiology/American College of Radiology Consensus Guidelines. J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Jun 17. PMID: 32558725.
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  5. Bhayana R, Som A, Li MD, Carey DE, Anderson MA, Blake MA, Catalano O, Gee MS, Hahn PF, Harisinghani M, Kilcoyne A, Lee SI, Mojtahed A, Pandharipande PV, Pierce TT, Rosman DA, Saini S, Samir AE, Simeone JF, Gervais DA, Velmahos G, Misdraji J, Kambadakone A. Abdominal Imaging Findings in COVID-19: Preliminary Observations. Radiology. 2020 Oct; 297(1):E207-E215. PMID: 32391742.
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  6. Lang M, Som A, Mendoza DP, Flores EJ, Reid N, Carey D, Li MD, Witkin A, Rodriguez-Lopez JM, Shepard JO, Little BP. Hypoxaemia related to COVID-19: vascular and perfusion abnormalities on dual-energy CT. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 30. PMID: 32359410.
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  7. Shen D, Xu B, Liang K, Tang R, Sudlow GP, Egbulefu C, Guo K, Som A, Gilson R, Maji D, Mondal S, Habimana-Griffin L, Akers WJ, Li S, Liu Y, Bloch S, Kurkure S, Nussinov Z, Seidel A, Tsen SD, Achilefu S. Selective imaging of solid tumours via the calcium-dependent high-affinity binding of a cyclic octapeptide to phosphorylated Annexin A2. Nat Biomed Eng. 2020 03; 4(3):298-313. PMID: 32165732.
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  8. Fintelmann FJ, Braun P, Mirzan SH, Huang AJ, Best TD, Keyes CM, Choy E, Leppelmann KS, Muniappan A, Soto DE, Som A, Uppot RN. Percutaneous Cryoablation: Safety and Efficacy for Pain Palliation of Metastases to Pleura and Chest Wall. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 Feb; 31(2):294-300. PMID: 31899108.
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  9. Som A, Raliya R, Paranandi K, High RA, Reed N, Beeman SC, Brandenburg M, Sudlow G, Prior JL, Akers W, Mah-Som AY, Habimana-Griffin L, Garbow J, Ippolito JE, Pagel MD, Biswas P, Achilefu S. Calcium carbonate nanoparticles stimulate tumor metabolic reprogramming and modulate tumor metastasis. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2019 01; 14(2):169-182. PMID: 30730790.
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  10. Sink E, Patel K, Groenendyk J, Peters R, Som A, Kim E, Xing M, Blanchard M, Ross W. Effectiveness of a novel, automated telephone intervention on time to hospitalisation in patients with COPD: A randomised controlled trial. J Telemed Telecare. 2020 Apr; 26(3):132-139. PMID: 30269640.
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  11. Som A, Patel K, Sink E, Peters RM, Javaherian K, Groenendyk J, An T, Xu Z, Polites GM, Blanchard M, Ross W. A Novel Patient Engagement Platform Using Accessible Text Messages and Calls (Epharmix): Feasibility Study. JMIR Form Res. 2017 Sep 18; 1(1):e2. PMID: 30684401.
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  12. Peters RM, Lui M, Patel K, Tian L, Javaherian K, Sink E, Xu R, Xu Z, Aung W, Zhou L, Huynh J, Polites G, Blanchard M, Som A, Ross W, Bernal-Mizrachi C. Improving Glycemic Control With a Standardized Text-Message and Phone-Based Intervention: A Community Implementation. JMIR Diabetes. 2017 Jul 25; 2(2):e15. PMID: 30291063.
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  13. Tricarico C, Peters R, Som A, Javaherian K, Ross W. EpxMedTracking: Feasibility Evaluation of an SMS-Based Medication Adherence Tracking System in Community Practice. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 May 15; 6(5):e87. PMID: 28506954.
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  14. Ippolito JE, Brandenburg MW, Ge X, Crowley JR, Kirmess KM, Som A, D'Avignon DA, Arbeit JM, Achilefu S, Yarasheski KE, Milbrandt J. Extracellular pH Modulates Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer Cell Metabolism and Susceptibility to the Mitochondrial Inhibitor Niclosamide. PLoS One. 2016; 11(7):e0159675. PMID: 27438712.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  15. Som A, Bloch S, Ippolito JE, Achilefu S. Acidic extracellular pH of tumors induces octamer-binding transcription factor 4 expression in murine fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo. Sci Rep. 2016 06 15; 6:27803. PMID: 27302093.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  16. Raliya R, Som A, Shetty N, Reed N, Achilefu S, Biswas P. Nano-antacids enhance pH neutralization beyond their bulk counterparts: synthesis and characterization. RSC Adv. 2016; 6(59):54331-54335. PMID: 28670445.
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  17. Som A, Raliya R, Tian L, Akers W, Ippolito JE, Singamaneni S, Biswas P, Achilefu S. Monodispersed calcium carbonate nanoparticles modulate local pH and inhibit tumor growth in vivo. Nanoscale. 2016 Jul 07; 8(25):12639-47. PMID: 26745389.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  18. Gilson RC, Tang R, Som A, Klajer C, Sarder P, Sudlow GP, Akers WJ, Achilefu S. Protonation and Trapping of a Small pH-Sensitive Near-Infrared Fluorescent Molecule in the Acidic Tumor Environment Delineate Diverse Tumors in Vivo. Mol Pharm. 2015 Dec 07; 12(12):4237-46. PMID: 26488921.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  19. Mondal SB, Gao S, Zhu N, Sudlow GP, Liang K, Som A, Akers WJ, Fields RC, Margenthaler J, Liang R, Gruev V, Achilefu S. Binocular Goggle Augmented Imaging and Navigation System provides real-time fluorescence image guidance for tumor resection and sentinel lymph node mapping. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 16; 5:12117. PMID: 26179014.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  20. Som A, Charanya T, Linderman SW, Siegel JS. Bridging the gap between invention and commercialization in medical devices. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Oct; 32(10):1063-5. PMID: 25299924.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Som A, Xiao L, Zhu R, Guo CC, Xiao L, Rao P, Efstathiou E, Matin A, Tu SM. Clinically atypical seminomas with yolk sac tumor features. Can J Urol. 2013 Aug; 20(4):6860-7. PMID: 23930614.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Som A, Wen S, Tu SM. Stem cell origin of testicular seminoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2013 Dec; 11(4):489-94. PMID: 23850550.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Som A, Zhu R, Guo CC, Efstathiou E, Xiao L, Pisters LL, Matin A, Tu SM. Recurrent seminomas: clinical features and biologic implications. Urol Oncol. 2012 Jul-Aug; 30(4):494-501. PMID: 20822932.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.