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Michelle Lai, M.D.


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  1. K23DK083439 (LAI, MICHELLE) Feb 15, 2010 - Jan 31, 2015
    Non-invasive evaluation of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Ezaz G, Lai M. How the "Opt-In" Option Optimizes Organ Donation Rates. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 May; 64(5):1067-1069. PMID: 30734232.
  2. Lai M, Afdhal NH. Liver Fibrosis Determination. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2019 06; 48(2):281-289. PMID: 31046975.
  3. Danford CJ, Iriana S, Shen C, Curry MP, Lai M. Evidence of bias during liver transplant evaluation of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis patients. Liver Int. 2019 Jun; 39(6):1165-1173. PMID: 30809932.
  4. Idriss R, Lai M. Editorial: stepwise risk stratification for both F3 and F4 fibrosis stage in NAFLD patients. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Dec; 48(11-12):1317-1318. PMID: 30488626.
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  5. Danford CJ, Connelly MA, Shalaurova I, Kim M, Herman MA, Nasser I, Otvos JD, Afdhal NH, Jiang ZG, Lai M. A Pathophysiologic Approach Combining Genetics and Insulin Resistance to Predict the Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Hepatol Commun. 2018 Dec; 2(12):1467-1478. PMID: 30556036.
  6. Jiang ZG, Tapper EB, Kim M, Connelly MA, Krawczyk SA, Yee EU, Herman MA, Mukamal KJ, Lai M. Genetic Determinants of Circulating Lipoproteins in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 May/Jun; 52(5):444-451. PMID: 28362682.
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  7. Jiang ZG, Sandhu B, Feldbrügge L, Yee EU, Csizmadia E, Mitsuhashi S, Huang J, Afdhal NH, Robson SC, Lai M. Serum Activity of Macrophage-Derived Adenosine Deaminase 2 Is Associated With Liver Fibrosis in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul; 16(7):1170-1172. PMID: 29170098.
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  8. Kim MS, Krawczyk SA, Doridot L, Fowler AJ, Wang JX, Trauger SA, Noh HL, Kang HJ, Meissen JK, Blatnik M, Kim JK, Lai M, Herman MA. ChREBP regulates fructose-induced glucose production independently of insulin signaling. J Clin Invest. 2016 11 01; 126(11):4372-4386. PMID: 27669460.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  9. Pimentel CF, Lai M. Nutrition Interventions for Chronic Liver Diseases and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Med Clin North Am. 2016 Nov; 100(6):1303-1327. PMID: 27745596.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Kaswala DH, Lai M, Afdhal NH. Fibrosis Assessment in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in 2016. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 May; 61(5):1356-64. PMID: 27017224.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Tapper EB, Challies T, Nasser I, Afdhal NH, Lai M. The Performance of Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography in a US Cohort of Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 05; 111(5):677-84. PMID: 26977758.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Tapper EB, Sengupta N, Hunink MG, Afdhal NH, Lai M. Erratum: Cost-Effective Evaluation of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease With NAFLD Fibrosis Score and Vibration-Controlled Transient Elastography. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar; 111(3):446. PMID: 27018125.
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  13. Jiang ZG, Tapper EB, Connelly MA, Pimentel CF, Feldbrügge L, Kim M, Krawczyk S, Afdhal N, Robson SC, Herman MA, Otvos JD, Mukamal KJ, Lai M. Steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis are predicted by the characteristics of very low density lipoprotein in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Liver Int. 2016 08; 36(8):1213-20. PMID: 26815314.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Tapper EB, Hunink MG, Afdhal NH, Lai M, Sengupta N. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Risk Stratification of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) by the Primary Care Physician Using the NAFLD Fibrosis Score. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0147237. PMID: 26905872.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Tapper EB, Lai M. Weight loss results in significant improvements in quality of life for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A prospective cohort study. Hepatology. 2016 Apr; 63(4):1184-9. PMID: 26698379.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Jiang ZG, de Boer IH, Mackey RH, Jensen MK, Lai M, Robson SC, Tracy R, Kuller LH, Mukamal KJ. Associations of insulin resistance, inflammation and liver synthetic function with very low-density lipoprotein: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Metabolism. 2016 Mar; 65(3):92-9. PMID: 26892520.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Pimentel CF, Jiang ZG, Otsubo T, Feldbrügge L, Challies TL, Nasser I, Robson S, Afdhal N, Lai M. Poor Inter-test Reliability Between CK18 Kits as a Biomarker of NASH. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Mar; 61(3):905-12. PMID: 26462489.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Tapper EB, Finkelstein D, Mittleman MA, Piatkowski G, Chang M, Lai M. A Quality Improvement Initiative Reduces 30-Day Rate of Readmission for Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 May; 14(5):753-9. PMID: 26407750.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Tapper EB, Sengupta N, Lai M, Horowitz G. A Decision Support Tool to Reduce Overtesting for Ceruloplasmin and Improve Adherence With Clinical Guidelines. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Sep; 175(9):1561-2. PMID: 26029881.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  20. Tapper EB, Sengupta N, Hunink MG, Afdhal NH, Lai M. Cost-Effective Evaluation of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease With NAFLD Fibrosis Score and Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep; 110(9):1298-304. PMID: 26303130.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Tapper EB, Sengupta N, Lai M, Horowitz G. Understanding and Reducing Ceruloplasmin Overuse with a Decision Support Intervention for Liver Disease Evaluation. Am J Med. 2016 Jan; 129(1):115.e17-22. PMID: 26254122.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Lai M. Is liver stiffness measurement to stage fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ready for clinical use? Hepatology. 2015 Oct; 62(4):997-8. PMID: 25989922.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Tapper EB, Finkelstein D, Mittleman MA, Piatkowski G, Lai M. Standard assessments of frailty are validated predictors of mortality in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2015 Aug; 62(2):584-90. PMID: 25846824.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Tapper EB, Krajewski K, Lai M, Challies T, Kane R, Afdhal N, Lau D. Simple non-invasive biomarkers of advanced fibrosis in the evaluation of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf). 2014 Nov; 2(4):276-80. PMID: 25002154.
    Citations: 16     
  25. Tapper EB, Lai M. Factors affecting adherence to a quality improvement checklist on an inpatient hepatology service. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2014 Apr; 27(2):100-2. PMID: 24688186.
    Citations: 4     
  26. Mazer L, Tapper EB, Piatkowski G, Lai M. The need for antibiotic stewardship and treatment standardization in the care of cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis - a retrospective cohort study examining the effect of ceftriaxone dosing. F1000Res. 2014; 3:57. PMID: 25165535.
    Citations: 1     
  27. Tapper EB, Rahni DO, Arnaout R, Lai M. The overuse of serum ceruloplasmin measurement. Am J Med. 2013 Oct; 126(10):926.e1-5. PMID: 23953876.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Lai M, Afdhal NH. Clinical utility of interleukin-28B testing in patients with genotype 1. Hepatology. 2012 Jul; 56(1):367-72. PMID: 22511388.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  29. Kornek M, Lynch M, Mehta SH, Lai M, Exley M, Afdhal NH, Schuppan D. Circulating microparticles as disease-specific biomarkers of severity of inflammation in patients with hepatitis C or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Gastroenterology. 2012 Aug; 143(2):448-58. PMID: 22537612.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  30. Corey KE, Lai M, Gelrud LG, Misdraji J, Barlow LL, Zheng H, Andersson KL, Thiim M, Pratt DS, Chung RT. Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol as a biomarker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Jun; 10(6):651-6. PMID: 22330232.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Lai M, Afdhal NH. Editorial: staging liver fibrosis in hepatitis C: a challenge for this decade. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Dec; 106(12):2121-2. PMID: 22138940.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Lai MM, Ang WM, McGuiness M, Larke AB. Undertreatment of osteoporosis in regional Western Australia. Australas J Ageing. 2012 Jun; 31(2):110-4. PMID: 22676170.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Karp SJ, Johnson S, Evenson A, Curry MP, Manning D, Malik R, Lake-Bakaar G, Lai M, Hanto D. Minimising cold ischaemic time is essential in cardiac death donor-associated liver transplantation. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Jun; 13(6):411-6. PMID: 21609374.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Qu KZ, Zhang K, Ma W, Li H, Wang X, Zhang X, Giles F, Lai M, Afdhal NH, Albitar M. Ubiquitin-proteasome profiling for enhanced detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Apr; 26(4):751-8. PMID: 21418304.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Malik R, Lai M, Sadiq A, Farnan R, Mehta S, Nasser I, Challies T, Schuppan D, Afdhal N. Comparison of transient elastography, serum markers and clinical signs for the diagnosis of compensated cirrhosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Sep; 25(9):1562-8. PMID: 20796156.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Lai M, Liaw YF. Chronic hepatitis B: past, present, and future. Clin Liver Dis. 2010 Aug; 14(3):531-46. PMID: 20638030.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  37. Lai M, Afdhal NH. Health care quality measurement in the care of patients with cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Aug; 8(8):649-50. PMID: 20478399.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Lai M. Do we need to change our national organ donation policy? Hepatology. 2010 May; 51(5):1479-82. PMID: 20432248.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Lai M, Afdhal N, Challies T. Liver masses and eosinophilia. Liver Int. 2008 Jan; 28(1):150. PMID: 18173566.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Lai M, Hyatt BJ, Nasser I, Curry M, Afdhal NH. The clinical significance of persistently normal ALT in chronic hepatitis B infection. J Hepatol. 2007 Dec; 47(6):760-7. PMID: 17928090.
    Citations: 69     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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