Highlights of recent faculty research.

Increased Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Persists Up to 10 Years After HCV Eradication in Patients with Baseline Cirrhosis or High FIB-4 Scores

Ioannou GN, Beste LA, Green PK, Singal AG, Tapper EB, Waljee AK, Sterling RK, Feld JJ, Kaplan DE, Taddei TH, Berry K. Gastroenterology. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0016-5085(19)41130-X. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.07.033. PMID: 31356807 

New alcohol-related genes suggest shared genetic mechanisms with neuropsychiatric disorders

Evangelou E, Gao H, Chu C, … Lemaitre RN, Lind PA, … Penninx BWJH, Psaty BM, … Desrivières S, Schumann G, Elliott P. Nat Hum Behav. 2019 Jul 29. doi: 10.1038/s41562-019-0653-z. PMID: 31358974

A Pilot Study of Mindful Body Awareness Training as an Adjunct to Office-Based Medication Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Price CJ, Merrill JO, McCarty RL, Pike KC, Tsui JI. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2019 May 23. PMID: 31174929

Patient safety and the ageing physician: a qualitative study of key stakeholder attitudes and experiences

White AA, Sage WM, Osinska PH, Salgaonkar MJ, Gallagher TH. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Jun;28(6):468-475. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008276. Epub 2018 Sep 20. PMID: 30237318

Patient-Reported Access in the Patient-Centered Medical Home and Avoidable Hospitalizations: an Observational Analysis of the Veterans Health Administration

Augustine MR, Nelson KM, Fihn SD, Wong ES. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jun 3. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05060-0. PMID: 31161568 

Association of dietary folate and vitamin B-12 intake with genome-wide DNA methylation in blood: a large-scale epigenome-wide association analysis in 5841 individuals

Mandaviya PR, Joehanes R, Brody J, Castillo-Fernandez JE, Dekkers KF, Do AN, Graff M, Hänninen IK, Tanaka T, de Jonge EAL, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Absher DM, Aslibekyan S, de Rijke YB, Fornage M, Hernandez DG, Hurme MA, Ikram MA, Jacques PF, Justice AE, Kiel DP, Lemaitre RN, Mendelson MM, Mikkilä V, Moore AZ, Pallister T, Raitakari OT, Schalkwijk CG, Sha J, Slagboom EPE, Smith CE, Stehouwer CDA, Tsai PC, Uitterlinden AG, van der Kallen CJH, van Heemst D, BIOS Consortium, CHARGE Consortium Epigenetics Working Group, CHARGE Consortium Nutrition Working Group, Arnett DK, Bandinelli S, Bell JT, Heijmans BT, Lehtimäki T, Levy D, North KE, Sotoodehnia N, van Greevenbroek MMJ, van Meurs JBJ, Heil SG. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Jun 5. pii: nqz031. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz031. PMID: 31165884 

Innovation in Genomic Data Sharing at the NIH

Psaty BM, Rich SS, Boerwinkle E. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 6;380(23):2192-2195. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1902363. PMID: 31167049 

Concerns About Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C-Cause for Reassurance

Beste LA. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jun 5;2(6):e194757. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.4757. PMID: 31173111 

Cardiovascular safety trials of antidiabetic therapies to treat type 2 diabetes: perhaps asking the wrong question?

Psaty BM, Fleming TR. Am J Hypertens. 2019 Jun 7. pii: hpz093. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpz093. PMID: 31175821 

Effective stakeholder engagement: design and implementation of a clinical trial (SWOG S1415CD) to improve cancer care

Barger S, Sullivan SD, Bell-Brown A, Bott B, Ciccarella AM, Golenski J, Gorman M, Johnson J, Kreizenbeck K, Kurttila F, Mason G, Myers J, Seigel C, Wade JL 3rd, Walia G, Watabayashi K, Lyman GH, Ramsey SD. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 Jun 11;19(1):119. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0764-2. PMID: 31185918