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TitleAdjunct Assistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Athero & Lipoproteins
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    1. Holzinger ER, Verma SS, Moore CB, Hall M, De R, Gilbert-Diamond D, Lanktree MB, Pankratz N, Amuzu A, Burt A, Dale C, Dudek S, Furlong CE, Gaunt TR, Kim DS, Riess H, Sivapalaratnam S, Tragante V, van Iperen EPA, Brautbar A, Carrell DS, Crosslin DR, Jarvik GP, Kuivaniemi H, Kullo IJ, Larson EB, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Tromp G, Baumert J, Cruickshanks KJ, Farrall M, Hingorani AD, Hovingh GK, Kleber ME, Klein BE, Klein R, Koenig W, Lange LA, M?rz W, North KE, Charlotte Onland-Moret N, Reiner AP, Talmud PJ, van der Schouw YT, Wilson JG, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Moore JH, Drenos F, Asselbergs FW, Keating BJ, Ritchie MD. Discovery and replication of SNP-SNP interactions for quantitative lipid traits in over 60,000 individuals. BioData Min. 2017; 10:25. PMID: 28770004.
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    2. Patel AM, Brautbar A, Desai NK, Wilson DP. Severe hypercholesterolemia and liver disease in a 3-year old. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):650-3. PMID: 27206954.
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    3. Belalcazar LM, Papandonatos GD, Erar B, Peter I, Alkofide H, Balasubramanyam A, Brautbar A, Kahn SE, Knowler WC, Ballantyne CM, McCaffery JM, Huggins GS. Lifestyle Intervention for Weight Loss and Cardiometabolic Changes in the Setting of Glucokinase Regulatory Protein Inhibition: Glucokinase Regulatory Protein-Leu446Pro Variant in Look AHEAD. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016 Feb; 9(1):71-8. PMID: 26578543; PMCID: PMC4758870 [Available on 02/01/17].
    4. Herr TM, Bielinski SJ, Bottinger E, Brautbar A, Brilliant M, Chute CG, Cobb BL, Denny JC, Hakonarson H, Hartzler AL, Hripcsak G, Kannry J, Kohane IS, Kullo IJ, Lin S, Manzi S, Marsolo K, Overby CL, Pathak J, Peissig P, Pulley J, Ralston J, Rasmussen L, Roden DM, Tromp G, Uphoff T, Weng C, Wolf W, Williams MS, Starren J. Practical considerations in genomic decision support: The eMERGE experience. J Pathol Inform. 2015; 6:50. PMID: 26605115.
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    5. Herr TM, Bielinski SJ, Bottinger E, Brautbar A, Brilliant M, Chute CG, Denny J, Freimuth RR, Hartzler A, Kannry J, Kohane IS, Kullo IJ, Lin S, Pathak J, Peissig P, Pulley J, Ralston J, Rasmussen L, Roden D, Tromp G, Williams MS, Starren J. A conceptual model for translating omic data into clinical action. J Pathol Inform. 2015; 6:46. PMID: 26430534.
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    6. O?Brien SE, Schrodi SJ, Ye Z, Brilliant MH, Virani SS, Brautbar A. Differential Lipid Response to Statins Is Associated With Variants in the BUD13-APOA5 Gene Region. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2015 Aug; 66(2):183-8. PMID: 25900265.
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    7. Brautbar A, Leary E, Rasmussen K, Wilson DP, Steiner RD, Virani S. Genetics of familial hypercholesterolemia. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Apr; 17(4):491. PMID: 25712136.
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    8. Belalcazar LM, Papandonatos GD, McCaffery JM, Peter I, Pajewski NM, Erar B, Allred ND, Balasubramanyam A, Bowden DW, Brautbar A, Pi-Sunyer FX, Ballantyne CM, Huggins GS. A common variant in the CLDN7/ELP5 locus predicts adiponectin change with lifestyle intervention and improved fitness in obese individuals with diabetes. Physiol Genomics. 2015 Jun; 47(6):215-24. PMID: 25759378.
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    9. Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Stallings SC, Gordon AS, Almoguera B, Basford MA, Bielinski SJ, Brautbar A, Brilliant MH, Carrell DS, Connolly JJ, Crosslin DR, Doheny KF, Gallego CJ, Gottesman O, Kim DS, Leppig KA, Li R, Lin S, Manzi S, Mejia AR, Pacheco JA, Pan V, Pathak J, Perry CL, Peterson JF, Prows CA, Ralston J, Rasmussen LV, Ritchie MD, Sadhasivam S, Scott SA, Smith M, Vega A, Vinks AA, Volpi S, Wolf WA, Bottinger E, Chisholm RL, Chute CG, Haines JL, Harley JB, Keating B, Holm IA, Kullo IJ, Jarvik GP, Larson EB, Manolio T, McCarty CA, Nickerson DA, Scherer SE, Williams MS, Roden DM, Denny JC. Design and anticipated outcomes of the eMERGE-PGx project: a multicenter pilot for preemptive pharmacogenomics in electronic health record systems. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Oct; 96(4):482-9. PMID: 24960519; PMCID: PMC4169732.
    10. Gao F, Ballantyne C, Ma L, Virani SS, Keinan A, Brautbar A. Rare LPL gene variants attenuate triglyceride reduction and HDL cholesterol increase in response to fenofibric acid therapy in individuals with mixed dyslipidemia. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Jun; 234(2):249-53. PMID: 24704626; PMCID: PMC4078400.
    11. Ma L, Ballantyne C, Brautbar A, Keinan A. Analysis of multiple association studies provides evidence of an expression QTL hub in gene-gene interaction network affecting HDL cholesterol levels. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e92469. PMID: 24651390; PMCID: PMC3961362.
    12. Virani SS, Lee VV, Brautbar A, Grove ML, Nambi V, Alam M, Elayda M, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene and recurrent coronary heart disease or mortality in patients with established atherosclerosis. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Nov 1; 112(9):1287-92. PMID: 23891427; PMCID: PMC3800478.
    13. Huggins GS, Papandonatos GD, Erar B, Belalcazar LM, Brautbar A, Ballantyne C, Kitabchi AE, Wagenknecht LE, Knowler WC, Pownall HJ, Wing RR, Peter I, McCaffery JM. Do genetic modifiers of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels also modify their response to a lifestyle intervention in the setting of obesity and type-2 diabetes mellitus?: The Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Aug; 6(4):391-9. PMID: 23861364; PMCID: PMC4077278.
    14. Brautbar A, Barbalic M, Chen F, Belmont J, Virani SS, Scherer S, Hegele RA, Ballantyne CM. Rare APOA5 promoter variants associated with paradoxical HDL cholesterol decrease in response to fenofibric acid therapy. J Lipid Res. 2013 Jul; 54(7):1980-7. PMID: 23633496; PMCID: PMC3679399.
    15. Yu B, Barbalic M, Brautbar A, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Tang W, Mosley TH, Rotter JI, deFilippi CR, O'Donnell CJ, Kathiresan S, Rice K, Heckbert SR, Ballantyne CM, Psaty BM, Boerwinkle E. Association of genome-wide variation with highly sensitive cardiac troponin-T levels in European Americans and Blacks: a meta-analysis from atherosclerosis risk in communities and cardiovascular health studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Feb; 6(1):82-8. PMID: 23247143; PMCID: PMC3693561.
    16. Negi SI, Brautbar A, Virani SS, Anand A, Polisecki E, Asztalos BF, Ballantyne CM, Schaefer EJ, Jones PH. A novel mutation in the ABCA1 gene causing an atypical phenotype of Tangier disease. J Clin Lipidol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 7(1):82-7. PMID: 23351586.
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    17. Ma L, Ballantyne CM, Belmont JW, Keinan A, Brautbar A. Interaction between SNPs in the RXRA and near ANGPTL3 gene region inhibits apoB reduction after statin-fenofibric acid therapy in individuals with mixed dyslipidemia. J Lipid Res. 2012 Nov; 53(11):2425-8. PMID: 22896670; PMCID: PMC3466010.
    18. Brautbar A, Pompeii LA, Dehghan A, Ngwa JS, Nambi V, Virani SS, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Witteman JC, Pencina MJ, Folsom AR, Cupples LA, Ballantyne CM, Boerwinkle E. A genetic risk score based on direct associations with coronary heart disease improves coronary heart disease risk prediction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC), but not in the Rotterdam and Framingham Offspring, Studies. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Aug; 223(2):421-6. PMID: 22789513; PMCID: PMC3595115.
    19. Ma L, Brautbar A, Boerwinkle E, Sing CF, Clark AG, Keinan A. Knowledge-driven analysis identifies a gene-gene interaction affecting high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in multi-ethnic populations. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(5):e1002714. PMID: 22654671; PMCID: PMC3359971.
    20. Virani SS, Brautbar A, Lee VV, MacArthur E, Morrison AC, Grove ML, Nambi V, Frazier L, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Chromosome 9p21 single nucleotide polymorphisms are not associated with recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with established coronary artery disease. Circ J. 2012; 76(4):950-6. PMID: 22322877; PMCID: PMC3837386.
    21. Nambi V, Boerwinkle E, Lawson K, Brautbar A, Chambless L, Franeschini N, North KE, Virani SS, Folsom AR, Ballantyne CM. The 9p21 genetic variant is additive to carotid intima media thickness and plaque in improving coronary heart disease risk prediction in white participants of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 May; 222(1):135-7. PMID: 22349088; PMCID: PMC3334435.
    22. Brautbar A, Virani SS, Belmont J, Nambi V, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM. LPL gene variants affect apoC-III response to combination therapy of statins and fenofibric acid in a randomized clinical trial of individuals with mixed dyslipidemia. J Lipid Res. 2012 Mar; 53(3):556-60. PMID: 22236405; PMCID: PMC3276479.
    23. Virani SS, Brautbar A, Davis BC, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Sharrett AR, Coresh J, Mosley TH, Morrisett JD, Catellier DJ, Folsom AR, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Associations between lipoprotein(a) levels and cardiovascular outcomes in black and white subjects: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2012 Jan 17; 125(2):241-9. PMID: 22128224; PMCID: PMC3760720.
    24. Brautbar A, Covarrubias D, Belmont J, Lara-Garduno F, Virani SS, Jones PH, Leal SM, Ballantyne CM. Variants in the APOA5 gene region and the response to combination therapy with statins and fenofibric acid in a randomized clinical trial of individuals with mixed dyslipidemia. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Dec; 219(2):737-42. PMID: 21889769.
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    25. Esayag Y, Brautbar A, Popov A, Wiener-Well Y. Necrotizing soft tissue infection: an unusual and devastating complication of pressure sores. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Jul; 13(7):442-3. PMID: 21838191.
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    26. Virani SS, Brautbar A, Lee VV, Elayda M, Sami S, Nambi V, Frazier L, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Usefulness of single nucleotide polymorphism in chromosome 4q25 to predict in-hospital and long-term development of atrial fibrillation and survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2011 May 15; 107(10):1504-9. PMID: 21414601; PMCID: PMC3087849.
    27. Brautbar A, Ballantyne CM. Pharmacological strategies for lowering LDL cholesterol: statins and beyond. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2011 May; 8(5):253-65. PMID: 21321561.
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    28. Brautbar A, LeMaire SA, Franco LM, Coselli JS, Milewicz DM, Belmont JW. FBN1 mutations in patients with descending thoracic aortic dissections. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Feb; 152A(2):413-6. PMID: 20082464; PMCID: PMC3593235.
    29. Brautbar A, Ballantyne CM, Lawson K, Nambi V, Chambless L, Folsom AR, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E. Impact of adding a single allele in the 9p21 locus to traditional risk factors on reclassification of coronary heart disease risk and implications for lipid-modifying therapy in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2009 Jun; 2(3):279-85. PMID: 20031596; PMCID: PMC2771929.
    30. Brautbar A, Ragsdale J, Shinawi M. Is this the Coffin-Siris syndrome or the BOD syndrome? Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Mar; 149A(3):559-62. PMID: 19215055.
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    31. Wang J, Brautbar A, Chan AK, Dzwiniel T, Li FY, Waters PJ, Graham BH, Wong LJ. Two mtDNA mutations 14487T>C (M63V, ND6) and 12297T>C (tRNA Leu) in a Leigh syndrome family. Mol Genet Metab. 2009 Feb; 96(2):59-65. PMID: 19062322.
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    32. Brautbar A, Abrahamov A, Hadas-Halpern I, Elstein D, Zimran A. Gaucher disease in Arab patients at an Israeli referral clinic. Isr Med Assoc J. 2008 Aug-Sep; 10(8-9):600-2. PMID: 18847161.
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    33. Brautbar A, Wang J, Abdenur JE, Chang RC, Thomas JA, Grebe TA, Lim C, Weng SW, Graham BH, Wong LJ. The mitochondrial 13513G>A mutation is associated with Leigh disease phenotypes independent of complex I deficiency in muscle. Mol Genet Metab. 2008 Aug; 94(4):485-90. PMID: 18495510.
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    34. Brautbar A, Esayag Y, Esyag Y, Breuer GS, Wiener-Well Y, Nesher G. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae. Isr Med Assoc J. 2007 Mar; 9(3):175-6. PMID: 17402331.
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    35. Brautbar A, Elstein D, Pines B, Krienen N, Hemmer J, Buskila D, Zimran A. Fibromyalgia and Gaucher's disease. QJM. 2006 Feb; 99(2):103-7. PMID: 16293672.
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    36. Brautbar A, Paz J, Hadas-Halpern I, Reinus C, Rosenmann E, Zimran A, Elstein D. Menetrier's disease presenting as an acute protein-losing gastroenteropathy in a 27-year-old man with Gaucher disease. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Jun; 17(6):679-81. PMID: 15879733.
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    37. Brautbar A, Elstein D, Pines G, Abrahamov A, Zimran A. Effect of enzyme replacement therapy on gammopathies in Gaucher disease. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2004 Jan-Feb; 32(1):214-7. PMID: 14757437.
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    38. Brautbar A, Elstein D, Abrahamov A, Zeigler M, Chicco G, Beutler E, Scott CR, Zimran A. The 1604A (R496H) mutation in Gaucher disease: genotype/phenotype correlation. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2003 Sep-Oct; 31(2):187-9; discussion 190-1. PMID: 12972024.
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