Peer-Reviewed Articles

Yantiss RK, Das KM, Farraye FA, Odze RD.  Alterations in the immunohistochemical expression of Das-1 and CG-3 in colonic mucosal biopsy specimens help distinguish ulcerative colitis from Crohn’s disease and from other forms of colitis.  Am J Surg Pathol., 32:844-850, 2008.

Trivedi CD, Das KM.  Emerging therapies for diverticular disease of the colon.  J Clin Gastroenterol., 42:1145-1151, 2008.

Ebert EC, Das KM, Mehta V, Rezac C.  Non-response to infliximab may be due to innate neutralizing anti-TNFά antibodies.  Clin Exp Immunol., 154:325-331, 2008.

Das KM, Biancone L.  Is inflammatory bowel disease an autoimmune disorder?  Inflam Bowel Dis., 14:S97-S101, 2008.

Biancone L, Calabrese E, Palmieri G, Petruzziello C, Onali S, Sica GS, Cossignani M, Condino G, Das KM, Pallone F.  Ileal lesions in patients with ulcerative colitis after ileo-rectal anastomosis:  Relationship with colonic metaplasia.  W J Gastro., 14:5290-5300, 2008.

Ebert E, Panja A, Das KM, Praveen R, Geng X, Rezac C, Bajpai M.  Patients with inflammatory bowel disease may have a transforming growth factor-β-, interleukin (IL)-2- or IL-10-deficient state induced by intrinsic neutralizing antibodies.  Clin Exp Immunol., 155:65-71, 2009.

Moriichi K, Watari J, Das KM., Tanabe H, Fujiya M, Ashida T, Kohgo Y.  Effects of Helicobacter pylori infection on genetic instability, the aberrant CpG island methylation status and the cellular phenotype in Barrett’s esophagus in a Japanese population.  Int J Cancer., 124:1263-1269, 2009.

Watari J, Moriichi K, Tanabe H, Sato R, Fujiya M, Das KM, Kohgo Y.  Differences in genetic instability and cellular phenotype among Barrett’s, cardiac, and gastric intestinal metaplasia in a Japanese population with H. pylori.  Histopathology, 55:261-269, 2009.

Hahn HP, Blount PL, Ayub K, Das KM, Souza R, Spechler S, Odze RD.  Intestinal differentiation in metaplastic, non-goblet columnar epithelium in the esophagus.  Am J surg Pathol., 33:1006-1015, 2009.

Das KK, Bajpai M, Kong Y, Liu J, Geng X, Das KM.  Mesalamine suppresses the expression of TC22, a novel tropomyosin isoform associated with colonic neoplasia.  Mol Pharmacol., 76:183-191, 2009.

E.C. Ebert. Gastrointestinal manifestations of Henoch-Schonlein purpura Dig Dis Sci 53:2011-2019, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, B. Jabri. Massive interleukin-12-induced interferon-ү production by interleukin-15-stimulated lamina propria lymphocytes followed by down-regulation of the interleukin-12 receptor.  Immunology 124:453-60,2008.

E.C. Ebert. Esophageal disease in progressive systemic sclerosis.  Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 11:64-69, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, V. Groh. Intraepithelial lymphocytes kill colon cancer through NKG2D-triggered fas ligand.  Immunology 124:33-41, 2008.

E.C. Ebert. Gastrointestinal manifestations of Behcet’s disease.  Dig dis Sci 54:201-207, 2009.

E.C. Ebert, Klaus D Hagspiel, M Nagar, N Schlesinger.  Gastrointestinal involvement in polyarteritis nodosa.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:960-66, 2008.

E.C. Ebert. Interleukin 21 up-regulates perforin-mediated cytotoxic activity of human intraepithelial lymphocytes.  Immunology 127:206-215, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, Das KM, Mehta V, Rexac C. Nonresponse to infliximab may be due to innate neutralizing anti-TNFα antibodies.  Clin Exp Immunol 154:325-331, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, A Panja, KM Das, R Praveen, X Geng, C Rezac, M Bajpai. A subset of patients with inflammatory bowel disease may have a TGFβ, IL-2-or IL-10- deficient state induced by instrinsic neutralizing antibodies.  Clin Exp Immunol 155:65-71, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, M Kierson, KD Hagspiel.  Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of sarcoidosis.  Am J Gastroenterol 103, 3184-3192, 2008.

E.C. Ebert, A Panja, R Praveen.  Human intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes and epithelial cells coinduce interleukin 8 production through the CD2-CD58 interaction.  Am J Physiology 296:G671-G677, 2009.

E.C. Ebert. Infliximab and the TNFα system.  Am J Physiology 296: G612-G620, 2009.

E.C. Ebert. Response to Kittisupamongkol. Am J Gastroenterol 104:1321-22, 2009.

Tang F, Chen Z, Ciszewski C, Setty M, Solus J, Tretiakova M, Ebert E, Han J, Lin A, et al.  Cytosolic PLA2 is required for CTL-mediated immunopathology of celiac disease via NKG2D and IL-15 J. exp. Med. 206: 707-719, 2009.

Yusuf TE; Ho S; Pavey DA; Michael H; Gress FG. Retrospective analysis of the utility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in pancreatic masses, using a 22-gauge or 25-gauge needle system: a multicenter experience. Endoscopy 2009;41(5):445-8

H Michael, S HO, B Pollack, M Gupta, F Gress.  Diagnosis of Intra-abdominal and Mediastinal Sarcoidosis Using EUS-Guided FNA. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jan;67(1):28-34.

Houghton JP, Ianosi-Irimie M, Trooskin S, Michael H.  An Unusual Presentation of Pemphigus Vulgaris.  Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 2008 Jan;4(1):68-70.