Publications

  1. Bernard CE, Gibbons SJ, Mann IS, Froschauer L, Parkman HP, Harbison S, Abell TL, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Nguyen LA, Koch KL, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Kendrick ML, Shen KR, Pasricha PJ, Farrugia G, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Association of low numbers of CD206-positive cells with loss of ICC in the gastric body of patients with diabetic gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Sep; 26(9):1275-84. Epub 2014 Jul 13.
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  2. Neshatian L, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Macrophages in diabetic gastroparesis - the missing link? Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Farrugia G, Szurszewski JH. Carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, and nitric oxide as signaling molecules in the gastrointestinal tract. Gastroenterology. 2014 Aug; 147(2):303-13. Epub 2014 May 02.
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  4. Bharucha AE, Choi KM, Saw JJ, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia GF, Carlson DA, Zinsmeister AR. Effects of aspirin & simvastatin and aspirin, simvastatin, & lipoic acid on heme oxygenase-1 in healthy human subjects. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Singh RD, Gibbons SJ, Saravanaperumal SA, Du P, Hennig GW, Eisenman ST, Mazzone A, Hayashi Y, Cao C, Stoltz GJ, Ordog T, Rock JR, Harfe BD, Szurszewski JH, Farrugia G. Ano1, a Ca2+-activated Cl- channel coordinates contractility in mouse intestine by Ca2+ transient coordination between interstitial cells of Cajal. J Physiol. 2014 Jul 25.
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  6. Camilleri M, Carlson P, Acosta A, Busciglio I, Nair AA, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G, Klee EW. RNA sequencing shows transcriptomic changes in rectosigmoid mucosa in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea: a pilot case-control study. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Jun 15; 306(12):G1089-98. Epub 2014 Apr 24.
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  7. Beyder A, Mazzone A, Strege PR, Tester DJ, Saito YA, Bernard CE, Enders FT, Ek WE, Schmidt PT, Dlugosz A, Lindberg G, Karling P, Ohlsson B, Gazouli M, Nardone G, Cuomo R, Usai-Satta P, Galeazzi F, Neri M, Portincasa P, Bellini M, Barbara G, Camilleri M, Loss-of-function of the voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1.5 (channelopathies) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2014 Jun; 146(7):1659-68. Epub 2014 Mar 05.
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  8. Lees-Green R, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G, Sneyd J, Cheng LK. Computational modeling of anoctamin 1 calcium-activated chloride channels as pacemaker channels in interstitial cells of cajal. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Apr; 306(8):G711-27.
  9. Sha L, Linden DR, Farrugia G, Szurszewski JH. Effect of endogenous hydrogen sulfide on the transwall gradient of the mouse colon circular smooth muscle. J Physiol. 2014 Mar 1; 592(Pt 5):1077-89. Epub 2013 Dec 23
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  10. Lazaridis KN, McAllister TM, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Beck SA, Borad MJ, Bryce AH, Chanan-Khan AA, Ferber MJ, Fonseca R, Johnson KJ, Klee EW, Lindor NM, McCormick JB, McWilliams RR, Parker AS, Riegert-Johnson DL, Rohrer Vitek CR, Schahl KA, Schultz C, Implementing individualized medicine into the medical practice. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2014 Mar; 166C(1):15-23. Epub 2014 Mar 10.
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  11. Grover M, Camilleri M, Smith K, Linden DR, Farrugia G. On the fiftieth anniversary. Postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome: mechanisms related to pathogens. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Feb; 26(2):156-67.
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  12. Bielinski SJ, Olson JE, Pathak J, Weinshilboum RM, Wang L, Lyke KJ, Ryu E, Targonski PV, Van Norstrand MD, Hathcock MA, Takahashi PY, McCormick JB, Johnson KJ, Maschke KJ, Rohrer Vitek CR, Ellingson MS, Wieben ED, Farrugia G, Morrisette JA, Kruckeberg Preemptive genotyping for personalized medicine: design of the right drug, right dose, right time-using genomic data to individualize treatment protocol. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Jan; 89(1):25-33.
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  13. Grover M, Camilleri M, Smith K, Linden DR, Farrugia G. Postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome: Mechanisms related to pathogens. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014; 26(2):156-67.
  14. Sondo E, Scudieri P, Tomati V, Caci E, Mazzone A, Farrugia G, Ravazzolo R, Galietta LJV. Non-canonical translation start sites in the TMEM16A chloride channel. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr. 2014; 1838(1 Part B):89-97.
  15. Parkman HP, Van Natta ML, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Nguyen L, Snape WJ, Koch KL, Hasler WL, Farrugia G, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, Pasricha PJ. Effect of nortriptyline on symptoms of idiopathic gastroparesis: the NORIG randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013 Dec 25; 310(24):2640-9.
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  16. Caio G, Volta U, Cerrato E, Clavenzani P, Montali N, Cogliandro R, Stanghellini V, Golzio PG, Gaita F, Farrugia G, De Giorgio R. Detection of anticonductive tissue autoantibodies in a patient with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction and sick sinus syndrome. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Nov; 25(11):1358-63.
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  17. Gibbons SJ, Verhulst PJ, Bharucha A, Farrugia G. Review article: carbon monoxide in gastrointestinal physiology and its potential in therapeutics. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Oct; 38(7):689-702. Epub 2013 Aug 28.
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  18. Gao J, Du P, O'Grady G, Archer R, Farrugia G, Gibbons SJ, Cheng LK. Numerical metrics for automated quantification of interstitial cell of Cajal network structural properties. J R Soc Interface. 2013 Sep 6; 10(86):20130421. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
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  19. Kang L, Grande JP, Farrugia G, Croatt AJ, Katusic ZS, Nath KA. Functioning of an arteriovenous fistula requires heme oxygenase-2. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2013 Aug 15; 305(4):F545-52. Epub 2013 May 15.
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  20. Farrugia G, Weinshilboum RM. Challenges in implementing genomic medicine: the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Aug; 94(2):204-6. Epub 2013 Mar 11.
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  21. Sha L, Linden DR, Farrugia G, Szurszewski JH. Hydrogen sulfide selectively potentiates central preganglionic fast nicotinic synaptic input in mouse superior mesenteric ganglion. J Neurosci. 2013 Jul 31; 33(31):12638-46.
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  22. Eisenman ST, Gibbons SJ, Singh RD, Bernard CE, Wu J, Sarr MG, Kendrick ML, Larson DW, Dozois EJ, Shen KR, Farrugia G. Distribution of TMEM100 in the mouse and human gastrointestinal tract--a novel marker of enteric nerves. Neuroscience. 2013 Jun 14; 240:117-28. Epub 2013 Feb 26.
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  23. Rich A, Gordon S, Brown C, Gibbons SJ, Schaefer K, Hennig G, Farrugia G. Kit signaling is required for development of coordinated motility patterns in zebrafish gastrointestinal tract. Zebrafish. 2013 Jun; 10(2):154-60. Epub 2013 Jan 08.
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  24. Hasler WL, Wilson LA, Parkman HP, Koch KL, Abell TL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Farrugia G, Calles J, Lee L, Tonascia J, Unalp-Arida A, Hamilton F. Factors related to abdominal pain in gastroparesis: contrast to patients with predominant nausea and vomiting. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 May; 25(5):427-38, e300-1. Epub 2013 Feb 17.
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  25. Kashyap PC, Marcobal A, Ursell LK, Larauche M, Duboc H, Earle KA, Sonnenburg ED, Ferreyra JA, Higginbottom SK, Million M, Tache Y, Pasricha PJ, Knight R, Farrugia G, Sonnenburg JL. Complex interactions among diet, gastrointestinal transit, and gut microbiota in humanized mice. Gastroenterology. 2013 May; 144(5):967-77. Epub 2013 Feb 01.
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  26. Parkman HP, Yates K, Hasler WL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Calles J, Abell TL, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F. Cholecystectomy and clinical presentations of gastroparesis. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Apr; 58(4):1062-73. Epub 2013 Mar 02.
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  27. Iorio R, Lucchinetti CF, Lennon VA, Farrugia G, Pasricha PJ, Weinshenker BG, Pittock SJ. Intractable nausea and vomiting from autoantibodies against a brain water channel. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar; 11(3):240-5. Epub 2012 Dec 01.
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  28. Nath KA, Grande JP, Farrugia G, Croatt AJ, Belcher JD, Hebbel RP, Vercellotti GM, Katusic ZS. Age sensitizes the kidney to heme protein-induced acute kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2013 Feb 1; 304(3):F317-25. Epub 2012 Nov 28.
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  29. Creedon CT, Verhulst PJ, Choi KM, Mason JE, Linden DR, Szurszewski JH, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Assessment of gastric emptying in non-obese diabetic mice using a [13C]-octanoic acid breath test. J Vis Exp. 2013; (73):e50301. Epub 2013 Mar 23.
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  30. Hayashi Y, Asuzu DT, Gibbons SJ, Aarsvold KH, Bardsley MR, Lomberk GA, Mathison AJ, Kendrick ML, Shen KR, Taguchi T, Gupta A, Rubin BP, Fletcher JA, Farrugia G, Urrutia RA, Ordog T. Membrane-to-nucleus signaling links insulin-like growth factor-1- and stem cell factor-activated pathways. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e76822. Epub 2013 Oct 07.
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  31. Gao J, Du P, O'Grady G, Archer R, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G, Cheng LK. Cellular automaton model for simulating tissue-specific intestinal electrophysiological activity. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. 2013; 5537-40.
  32. Strege P, Beyder A, Bernard C, Crespo-Diaz R, Behfar A, Terzic A, Ackerman M, Farrugia G. Ranolazine inhibits shear sensitivity of endogenous Na+ current and spontaneous action potentials in HL-1 cells. Channels (Austin). 2012 Nov-Dec; 6(6):457-62. Epub 2012 Sep 27.
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  33. Rajan E, Gostout CJ, Aimore Bonin E, Moran EA, Locke RG, Szarka LA, Talley NJ, Deters JL, Miller CA, Knipschield MA, Lurken MS, Stoltz GJ, Bernard CE, Grover M, Farrugia G. Endoscopic full-thickness biopsy of the gastric wall with defect closure by using an endoscopic suturing device: survival porcine study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Nov; 76(5):1014-9.
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  34. Mazzone A, Eisenman ST, Strege PR, Yao Z, Ordog T, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Inhibition of cell proliferation by a selective inhibitor of the Ca(2+)-activated Cl(-) channel, Ano1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Oct 19; 427(2):248-53. Epub 2012 Sep 17.
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  35. Qu M, Ehman E, Fletcher JG, Huprich JE, Hara AK, Silva AC, Farrugia G, Limburg P, McCollough CH. Toward biphasic computed tomography (CT) enteric contrast: material classification of luminal bismuth and mural iodine in a small-bowel phantom using dual-energy CT. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012 Sep-Oct; 36(5):554-9.
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  36. O'Grady G, Angeli TR, Du P, Lahr C, Lammers WJ, Windsor JA, Abell TL, Farrugia G, Pullan AJ, Cheng LK. Abnormal initiation and conduction of slow-wave activity in gastroparesis, defined by high-resolution electrical mapping. Gastroenterology. 2012 Sep; 143(3):589-98.e1-3. Epub 2012 May 27.
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  37. Grover M, Bernard CE, Pasricha PJ, Parkman HP, Abell TL, Nguyen LA, Snape W, Shen KR, Sarr M, Swain J, Kendrick M, Gibbons S, Ordog T, Farrugia G. Platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRalpha)-expressing "fibroblast-like cells" in diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis of humans. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Sep; 24(9):844-52. Epub 2012 Jun 01.
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  38. Camilleri M, Grover M, Farrugia G. What are the important subsets of gastroparesis? Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Jul; 24(7):597-603. Epub 2012 May 24.
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  39. O'Grady G, Du P, Paskaranandavadivel N, Angeli TR, Lammers WJ, Asirvatham SJ, Windsor JA, Farrugia G, Pullan AJ, Cheng LK. Rapid high-amplitude circumferential slow wave propagation during normal gastric pacemaking and dysrhythmias. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Jul; 24(7):e299-312.
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  40. Faussone-Pellegrini MS, Grover M, Pasricha PJ, Bernard CE, Lurken MS, Smyrk TC, Parkman HP, Abell TL, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, Unalp-Arida A, Nguyen L, Koch KL, Calles J, Lee L, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Farrugia G, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Ultrastructural differences between diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. J Cell Mol Med. 2012 Jul; 16(7):1573-81.
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  41. Beyder A, Strege PR, Bernard C, Farrugia G. Membrane permeable local anesthetics modulate Na(V)1.5 mechanosensitivity. Channels (Austin). 2012 Jul-Aug; 6(4):308-16. Epub 2012 Jul 01.
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  42. Kasparek MS, Linden DR, Farrugia G, Sarr MG. Hydrogen sulfide modulates contractile function in rat jejunum. J Surg Res. 2012 Jun 15; 175(2):234-42. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
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  43. Beyder A, Strege PR, Reyes S, Bernard CE, Terzic A, Makielski J, Ackerman MJ, Farrugia G. Ranolazine decreases mechanosensitivity of the voltage-gated sodium ion channel Na(v)1.5: a novel mechanism of drug action. Circulation. 2012 Jun 5; 125(22):2698-706. Epub 2012 May 07.
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  44. Grover M, Bernard CE, Pasricha PJ, Lurken MS, Faussone-Pellegrini MS, Smyrk TC, Parkman HP, Abell TL, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, McCallum RW, Nguyen L, Koch KL, Calles J, Lee L, Tonascia J, Unalp-Arida A, Hamilton FA, Farrugia G, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Clinical-histological associations in gastroparesis: results from the Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Jun; 24(6):531-9, e249. Epub 2012 Feb 17.
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  45. Katzka DA, Farrugia G, Arora AS. Achalasia secondary to neoplasia: a disease with a changing differential diagnosis. Dis Esophagus. 2012 May; 25(4):331-6. Epub 2011 Oct 03.
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  46. Poh YC, Beyder A, Strege PR, Farrugia G, Buist ML. Quantification of gastrointestinal sodium channelopathy. J Theor Biol. 2012 Jan 21; 293:41-8. Epub 2011 Sep 21.
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  47. Beyder A, Farrugia G. Targeting ion channels for the treatment of gastrointestinal motility disorders. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan; 5(1):5-21.
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  48. Parkman HP, Hasler WL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Calles J, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Yates K, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F. Reply. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012; 10(6):686-7.
  49. Stanich JE, Gibbons SJ, Eisenman ST, Bardsley MR, Rock JR, Harfe BD, Ordog T, Farrugia G. Ano1 as a regulator of proliferation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Dec; 301(6):G1044-51. Epub 2011 Sep 22.
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  50. Gao J, Du P, Archer R, O'Grady G, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G, Cheng LK, Pullan AJ. A stochastic multi-scale model of electrical function in normal and depleted ICC networks. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Dec; 58(12):3451-5. Epub 2011 Aug 12.
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  51. Parkman HP, Yates K, Hasler WL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Calles J, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Gastroparesis Clinical Similarities and differences between diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Dec; 9(12):1056-64; quiz e133-4. Epub 2011 Aug 24.
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  52. Pulido JN, Neal JR, Mantilla CB, Agarwal S, Lee WY, Scott PD, Hubmayr RD, Zhan WZ, Sieck GC, Farrugia G, Ereth MH. Inhaled carbon monoxide attenuates myocardial inflammatory cytokine expression in a rat model of cardiopulmonary bypass. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2011 Sep; 43(3):137-43.
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  53. Mukhopadhyay S, Sekhar KR, Hale AB, Channon KM, Farrugia G, Freeman ML, Gangula PR. Loss of NRF2 impairs gastric nitrergic stimulation and function. Free Radic Biol Med. 2011 Aug 1; 51(3):619-25. Epub 2011 May 04.
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  54. Kashyap P, Gomez-Pinilla PJ, Pozo MJ, Cima RR, Dozois EJ, Larson DW, Ordog T, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Immunoreactivity for Ano1 detects depletion of Kit-positive interstitial cells of Cajal in patients with slow transit constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Aug; 23(8):760-5. Epub 2011 May 17.
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  55. Parkman HP, Yates KP, Hasler WL, Nguyan L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Calles J, Koch KL, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Petito D, Parrish CR, Duffy F, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium. Dietary intake and nutritional deficiencies in patients with diabetic or idiopathic gastroparesis. Gastroenterology. 2011 Aug; 141(2):486-98, 498.e1-7. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
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  56. Hasler WL, Wilson LA, Parkman HP, Nguyen L, Abell TL, Koch KL, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Lee L, Tonascia J, Unalp-Arida A, Hamilton F, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GpCRC). Bloating in gastroparesis: severity, impact, and associated factors. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Aug; 106(8):1492-502. Epub 2011 Apr 12.
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  57. Lees-Green R, Du P, O'Grady G, Beyder A, Farrugia G, Pullan AJ. Biophysically based modeling of the interstitial cells of cajal: current status and future perspectives. Front Physiol. 2011 Jul 4; 2(29).
  58. Asuzu DT, Hayashi Y, Izbeki F, Popko LN, Young DL, Bardsley MR, Lorincz A, Kuro-O M, Linden DR, Farrugia G, Ordog T. Generalized neuromuscular hypoplasia, reduced smooth muscle myosin and altered gut motility in the klotho model of premature aging. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Jul; 23(7):e309-23. Epub 2011 May 24.
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  59. Pasricha PJ, Colvin R, Yates K, Hasler WL, Abell TL, Unalp-Arida A, Nguyen L, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Parkman HP, Snape WJ, Lee L, Tonascia J, Hamilton F. Characteristics of patients with chronic unexplained nausea and vomiting and normal gastric emptying. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jul; 9(7):567-76.e1-4. Epub 2011 Mar 11.
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  60. Strege PR, Bernard CE, Kraichely RE, Mazzone A, Sha L, Beyder A, Gibbons SJ, Linden DR, Kendrick ML, Sarr MG, Szurszewski JH, Farrugia G. Hydrogen sulfide is a partially redox-independent activator of the human jejunum Na+ channel, Nav1.5. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Jun; 300(6):G1105-14. Epub 2011 Mar 10.
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  61. Grover M, Farrugia G, Lurken MS, Bernard CE, Faussone-Pellegrini MS, Smyrk TC, Parkman HP, Abell TL, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, Unalp-Arida A, Nguyen L, Koch KL, Calles J, Lee L, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Pasricha PJ, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Cellular changes in diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. Gastroenterology. 2011 May; 140(5):1575-85.e8. Epub 2011 Feb 04.
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  62. Mazzone A, Bernard CE, Strege PR, Beyder A, Galietta LJ, Pasricha PJ, Rae JL, Parkman HP, Linden DR, Szurszewski JH, Ordog T, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Altered expression of Ano1 variants in human diabetic gastroparesis. J Biol Chem. 2011 Apr 15; 286(15):13393-403. Epub 2011 Feb 24.
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  63. Kashyap P, Sweetser S, Farrugia G. Esophageal papillomas and skin abnormalities. Focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome) manifesting with esophageal papillomatosis. Gastroenterology. 2011 Mar; 140(3):784, 1111. Epub 2011 Jan 25.
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  64. Knowles CH, Farrugia G. Gastrointestinal neuromuscular pathology in chronic constipation. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2011 Feb; 25(1):43-57.
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  65. Knowles CH, Veress B, Kapur RP, Wedel T, Farrugia G, Vanderwinden JM, Geboes K, Smith VV, Martin JE, Lindberg G, Milla PJ, De Giorgio R. Quantitation of cellular components of the enteric nervous system in the normal human gastrointestinal tract--report on behalf of the Gastro 2009 International Working Group. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Feb; 23(2):115-24. Epub 2010 Dec 22.
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  66. Camilleri M, Bharucha AE, Farrugia G. Epidemiology, mechanisms, and management of diabetic gastroparesis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jan; 9(1):5-12; quiz e7. Epub 2010 Oct 15.
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  67. Gomez-Pinilla PJ, Gibbons SJ, Sarr MG, Kendrick ML, Shen KR, Cima RR, Dozois EJ, Larson DW, Ordog T, Pozo MJ, Farrugia G. Changes in interstitial cells of cajal with age in the human stomach and colon. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Jan; 23(1):36-44. Epub 2010 Aug 19.
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  68. Parkman HP, Yates K, Hasler WL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Gastroparesis Clinical Research Clinical features of idiopathic gastroparesis vary with sex, body mass, symptom onset, delay in gastric emptying, and gastroparesis severity. Gastroenterology. 2011 Jan; 140(1):101-15. Epub 2010 Oct 20.
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  69. Pasha SF, Crowell MD, Alexander JA, Harris LA, Achem SR, Farrugia G, Lee JJ, Thompson DM, Jung KW, Kita H, Ravi K, Namasivayam V, Kim HJ, Fleischer DE, Sharma VK, Romero Y. Eosinophilic oesophagitis in adults - A rising epidemic. European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review. 2011; 7(1):14-20.
  70. Beyder A, Rae JL, Bernard C, Strege PR, Sachs F, Farrugia G. Mechanosensitivity of Nav1.5, a voltage-sensitive sodium channel. J Physiol. 2010 Dec 15; 588(Pt 24):4969-85. Epub 2010 Nov 01.
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  71. Kashyap P, Farrugia G. Diabetic gastroparesis: what we have learned and had to unlearn in the past 5 years. Gut. 2010 Dec; 59(12):1716-26. Epub 2010 Sep 25.
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  72. Hasler WL, Parkman HP, Wilson LA, Pasricha PJ, Koch KL, Abell TL, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Lee L, Tonascia J, Unalp-Arida A, Hamilton F, NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium. Psychological dysfunction is associated with symptom severity but not disease etiology or degree of gastric retention in patients with gastroparesis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov; 105(11):2357-67. Epub 2010 Jun 29.
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  73. Sha L, Farrugia G, Linden DR, Szurszewski JH. The transwall gradient across the mouse colonic circular muscle layer is carbon monoxide dependent. FASEB J. 2010 Oct; 24(10):3840-9. Epub 2010 Jun 11.
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  74. Bardsley MR, Horvath VJ, Asuzu DT, Lorincz A, Redelman D, Hayashi Y, Popko LN, Young DL, Lomberk GA, Urrutia RA, Farrugia G, Rubin BP, Ordog T. Kitlow stem cells cause resistance to Kit/platelet-derived growth factor alpha inhibitors in murine gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Gastroenterology. 2010 Sep; 139(3):942-52. Epub 2010 Jun 04.
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  75. McElhiney J, Lohse MR, Arora AS, Peloquin JM, Geno DM, Kuntz MM, Enders FB, Fredericksen M, Abdalla AA, Khan Y, Talley NJ, Diehl NN, Beebe TJ, Harris AM, Farrugia G, Graner DE, Murray JA, Locke GR 3rd, Grothe RM, Crowell MD, Francis DL, Grudell AM, The Mayo Dysphagia Questionnaire-30: documentation of reliability and validity of a tool for interventional trials in adults with esophageal disease. Dysphagia. 2010 Sep; 25(3):221-30. Epub 2009 Oct 24.
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  76. Izbeki F, Asuzu DT, Lorincz A, Bardsley MR, Popko LN, Choi KM, Young DL, Hayashi Y, Linden DR, Kuro-o M, Farrugia G, Ordog T. Loss of Kitlow progenitors, reduced stem cell factor and high oxidative stress underlie gastric dysfunction in progeric mice. J Physiol. 2010 Aug 15; 588(Pt 16):3101-17. Epub 2010 Jun 25.
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  77. Knowles CH, De Giorgio R, Kapur RP, Bruder E, Farrugia G, Geboes K, Lindberg G, Martin JE, Meier-Ruge WA, Milla PJ, Smith VV, Vandervinden JM, Veress B, Wedel T. The London Classification of gastrointestinal neuromuscular pathology: report on behalf of the Gastro 2009 International Working Group. Gut. 2010 Jul; 59(7):882-7.
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  78. Choi KM, Kashyap PC, Dutta N, Stoltz GJ, Ordog T, Shea Donohue T, Bauer AJ, Linden DR, Szurszewski JH, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. CD206-positive M2 macrophages that express heme oxygenase-1 protect against diabetic gastroparesis in mice. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jun; 138(7):2399-409, 2409.e1. Epub 2010 Feb 20.
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  79. Kashyap PC, Choi KM, Dutta N, Linden DR, Szurszewski JH, Gibbons SJ, Farrugia G. Carbon monoxide reverses diabetic gastroparesis in NOD mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Jun; 298(6):G1013-9. Epub 2010 Apr 08.
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  80. Du P, O'Grady G, Gibbons SJ, Yassi R, Lees-Green R, Farrugia G, Cheng LK, Pullan AJ. Tissue-specific mathematical models of slow wave entrainment in wild-type and 5-HT(2B) knockout mice with altered interstitial cells of Cajal networks. Biophys J. 2010 May 19; 98(9):1772-81.
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  81. Linden DR, Levitt MD, Farrugia G, Szurszewski JH. Endogenous production of H2S in the gastrointestinal tract: still in search of a physiologic function. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2010 May 1; 12(9):1135-46.
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  82. Strege PR, Sha L, Beyder A, Bernard CE, Perez-Reyes E, Evangelista S, Gibbons SJ, Szurszewski JH, Farrugia G. T-type Ca(2+) channel modulation by otilonium bromide. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 May; 298(5):G706-13. Epub 2010 Mar 04.
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  102. Ueda K, Valdivia C, Medeiros-Domingo A, Tester DJ, Vatta M, Farrugia G, Ackerman MJ, Makielski JC. Syntrophin mutation associated with long QT syndrome through activation of the nNOS-SCN5A macromolecular complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jul 8; 105(27):9355-60. Epub 2008 Jun 30.
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  137. Gonzalez-Michaca L, Farrugia G, Croatt AJ, Alam J, Nath KA. Heme: a determinant of life and death in renal tubular epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2004 Feb; 286(2):F370-7.
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  156. He CL, Soffer EE, Ferris CD, Walsh RM, Szurszewski JH, Farrugia G. Loss of interstitial cells of cajal and inhibitory innervation in insulin-dependent diabetes. Gastroenterology. 2001 Aug; 121(2):427-34.
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  157. Simopoulos DN, Gibbons SJ, Malysz J, Szurszewski JH, Farrugia G, Ritman EL, Moreland RB, Nehra A. Corporeal structural and vascular micro architecture with X-ray micro computerized tomography in normal and diabetic rabbits: histopathological correlation. J Urol. 2001 May; 165(5):1776-82.
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  161. Xue L, Farrugia G, Szurszewski JH. Effect of exogenous ATP on canine jejunal smooth muscle. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2000 May; 278(5):G725-33.
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