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James Versalovic

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pathology & Immunology
DivisionPathology
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Human Genetics
    DivisionMolecular & Human Genetics

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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    DivisionMolecular Virology & Microbiology

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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
    DivisionPediatrics-Administration


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    F31GM014601     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Mar 19, 1992
    NIH/NIGMS
    MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Role: Principal Investigator

    P30DK056338     (EL-SERAG, HASHEM B)Dec 1, 1999 - Feb 28, 2023
    NIH/NIDDK
    Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    K08DK002705     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Sep 1, 2000 - Jun 30, 2005
    NIH/NIDDK
    CATALASE IMMUNITY IN PRIMARY SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21DE016928     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Sep 1, 2005 - Aug 31, 2008
    NIH/NIDCR
    Reuteri LuxS in Probiosis for Early Childhood Caries
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK065075     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Feb 1, 2007 - Jul 31, 2011
    NIH/NIDDK
    Intestinal Lactobacillus and Mucosal Immunomodulation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21AT003482     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Jul 1, 2007 - Dec 30, 2009
    NIH/NCCIH
    Probiotic Lactobacillus-Mediated Suppression of TNF in Pediatric Crohn's Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01AT004326     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Sep 1, 2008 - Aug 31, 2014
    NIH/NCCIH
    Modulation of NF-kB Signaling by Immunoprobiotics
    Role: Principal Investigator

    UH2DK083990     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Jun 24, 2009 - Jul 31, 2010
    NIH/NIDDK
    The Human Microbiome in Pediatric Abdominal Pain and Intestinal Inflammation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    UH3DK083990     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Jun 24, 2009 - Jul 31, 2014
    NIH/NIDDK
    The Human Microbiome in Pediatric Abdominal Pain and Intestinal Inflammation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    U01CA170930     (VERSALOVIC, JAMES)Aug 1, 2013 - Jul 31, 2018
    NIH/NCI
    Gut L-Histidine Metabolism and Histamine Signaling in Colonic Neoplasia
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Spinner JA, Bocchini CE, Luna RA, Thapa S, Balderas MA, Denfield SW, Dreyer WJ, Nagy-Szakal D, Ihekweazu FD, Versalovic J, Savidge T, Kellermayer R. Fecal microbiota transplantation in a toddler after heart transplant was a safe and effective treatment for recurrent Clostridiodes difficile infection: A case report. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Oct 16; e13598. PMID: 31617299.
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    2. Engevik MA, Morra CN, Röth D, Engevik K, Spinler JK, Devaraj S, Crawford SE, Estes MK, Kalkum M, Versalovic J. Microbial Metabolic Capacity for Intestinal Folate Production and Modulation of Host Folate Receptors. Front Microbiol. 2019; 10:2305. PMID: 31649646.
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    3. Engevik M, Versalovic J. Taking a Closer Look at the Biogeography of the Human Gastrointestinal Microbiome. Gastroenterology. 2019 10; 157(4):927-929. PMID: 31400370.
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    4. Fultz R, Engevik MA, Shi Z, Hall A, Herrmann B, Ganesh BP, Major A, Haag A, Mori-Akiyama Y, Versalovic J. Phagocytosis by macrophages depends on histamine H2 receptor signaling and scavenger receptor 1. Microbiologyopen. 2019 Oct; 8(10):e908. PMID: 31369218.
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    5. Engevik MA, Luk B, Chang-Graham AL, Hall A, Herrmann B, Ruan W, Endres BT, Shi Z, Garey KW, Hyser JM, Versalovic J. Bifidobacterium dentium Fortifies the Intestinal Mucus Layer via Autophagy and Calcium Signaling Pathways. MBio. 2019 06 18; 10(3). PMID: 31213556.
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    6. Seferovic MD, Pace RM, Carroll M, Belfort B, Major AM, Chu DM, Racusin DA, Castro ECC, Muldrew KL, Versalovic J, Aagaard KM. Visualization of microbes by 16S in situ hybridization in term and preterm placentas without intraamniotic infection. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Aug; 221(2):146.e1-146.e23. PMID: 31055031.
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    7. Chang-Graham AL, Danhof HA, Engevik MA, Tomaro-Duchesneau C, Karandikar UC, Estes MK, Versalovic J, Britton RA, Hyser JM. Human Intestinal Enteroids With Inducible Neurogenin-3 Expression as a Novel Model of Gut Hormone Secretion. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019; 8(2):209-229. PMID: 31029854.
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    8. Hollister EB, Oezguen N, Chumpitazi BP, Luna RA, Weidler EM, Rubio-Gonzales M, Dahdouli M, Cope JL, Mistretta TA, Raza S, Metcalf GA, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Petrosino JF, Heitkemper M, Savidge TC, Shulman RJ, Versalovic J. Leveraging Human Microbiome Features to Diagnose and Stratify Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. J Mol Diagn. 2019 May; 21(3):449-461. PMID: 31005411.
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    9. Seferovic MD, Turley M, Valentine GC, Rac M, Castro ECC, Major AM, Sanchez B, Eppes C, Sanz-Cortes M, Dunn J, Kautz TF, Versalovic J, Muldrew KL, Stout T, Belfort MA, Demmler-Harrison G, Aagaard KM. Clinical Importance of Placental Testing among Suspected Cases of Congenital Zika Syndrome. Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Feb 07; 20(3). PMID: 30736425.
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    10. Ihekweazu FD, Fofanova TY, Queliza K, Nagy-Szakal D, Stewart CJ, Engevik MA, Hulten KG, Tatevian N, Graham DY, Versalovic J, Petrosino JF, Kellermayer R. Bacteroides ovatus ATCC 8483 monotherapy is superior to traditional fecal transplant and multi-strain bacteriotherapy in a murine colitis model. Gut Microbes. 2019; 10(4):504-520. PMID: 30663928.
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    11. Shi Z, Fultz RS, Engevik MA, Gao C, Hall A, Major A, Mori-Akiyama Y, Versalovic J. Distinct roles of histamine H1- and H2-receptor signaling pathways in inflammation-associated colonic tumorigenesis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2019 01 01; 316(1):G205-G216. PMID: 30462522.
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    12. Röth D, Chiang AJ, Hu W, Gugiu GB, Morra CN, Versalovic J, Kalkum M. Two-carbon folate cycle of commensal Lactobacillus reuteri 6475 gives rise to immunomodulatory ethionine, a source for histone ethylation. FASEB J. 2019 03; 33(3):3536-3548. PMID: 30452879.
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    13. Pammi M, Lal CV, Wagner BD, Mourani PM, Lohmann P, Luna RA, Sisson A, Shivanna B, Hollister EB, Abman SH, Versalovic J, Connett GJ, Bhandari V, Ambalavanan N. Airway Microbiome and Development of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review. J Pediatr. 2019 01; 204:126-133.e2. PMID: 30297287.
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    14. Ihekweazu FD, Versalovic J. Development of the Pediatric Gut Microbiome: Impact on Health and Disease. Am J Med Sci. 2018 11; 356(5):413-423. PMID: 30384950.
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    15. Hall A, Versalovic J. Microbial Metabolism in the Mammalian Gut: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Implications. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 06; 66 Suppl 3:S72-S79. PMID: 29762384.
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    16. Luk B, Veeraragavan S, Engevik M, Balderas M, Major A, Runge J, Luna RA, Versalovic J. Postnatal colonization with human "infant-type" Bifidobacterium species alters behavior of adult gnotobiotic mice. PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0196510. PMID: 29763437.
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    17. Coffing H, Priyamvada S, Anbazhagan AN, Salibay C, Engevik M, Versalovic J, Yacyshyn MB, Yacyshyn B, Tyagi S, Saksena S, Gill RK, Alrefai WA, Dudeja PK. Clostridium difficile toxins A and B decrease intestinal SLC26A3 protein expression. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 07 01; 315(1):G43-G52. PMID: 29597352.
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    18. Ganesh BP, Fultz R, Ayyaswamy S, Versalovic J. Microbial interactions with the intestinal epithelium and beyond: Focusing on immune cell maturation and homeostasis. Curr Pathobiol Rep. 2018 Mar; 6(1):47-54. PMID: 30294506.
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    19. Costea PI, Zeller G, Sunagawa S, Pelletier E, Alberti A, Levenez F, Tramontano M, Driessen M, Hercog R, Jung FE, Kultima JR, Hayward MR, Coelho LP, Allen-Vercoe E, Bertrand L, Blaut M, Brown JRM, Carton T, Cools-Portier S, Daigneault M, Derrien M, Druesne A, de Vos WM, Finlay BB, Flint HJ, Guarner F, Hattori M, Heilig H, Luna RA, van Hylckama Vlieg J, Junick J, Klymiuk I, Langella P, Le Chatelier E, Mai V, Manichanh C, Martin JC, Mery C, Morita H, O'Toole PW, Orvain C, Patil KR, Penders J, Persson S, Pons N, Popova M, Salonen A, Saulnier D, Scott KP, Singh B, Slezak K, Veiga P, Versalovic J, Zhao L, Zoetendal EG, Ehrlich SD, Dore J, Bork P. Towards standards for human fecal sample processing in metagenomic studies. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Nov; 35(11):1069-1076. PMID: 28967887.
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    20. Engevik MA, Versalovic J. Biochemical Features of Beneficial Microbes: Foundations for Therapeutic Microbiology. Microbiol Spectr. 2017 10; 5(5). PMID: 28984235.
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    21. Spinler JK, Auchtung J, Brown A, Boonma P, Oezguen N, Ross CL, Luna RA, Runge J, Versalovic J, Peniche A, Dann SM, Britton RA, Haag A, Savidge TC. Next-Generation Probiotics Targeting Clostridium difficile through Precursor-Directed Antimicrobial Biosynthesis. Infect Immun. 2017 10; 85(10). PMID: 28760934.
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    22. Gao C, Ganesh BP, Shi Z, Shah RR, Fultz R, Major A, Venable S, Lugo M, Hoch K, Chen X, Haag A, Wang TC, Versalovic J. Gut Microbe-Mediated Suppression of Inflammation-Associated Colon Carcinogenesis by Luminal Histamine Production. Am J Pathol. 2017 Oct; 187(10):2323-2336. PMID: 28917668.
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    23. Versalovic J, Dore J, Guarner F, Luna RA, Ringel Y. Microbiome-Based Diagnostics: Ready for Applications in Laboratory Medicine? Clin Chem. 2017 11; 63(11):1674-1679. PMID: 28882888.
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    24. Ganesh BP, Hall A, Ayyaswamy S, Nelson JW, Fultz R, Major A, Haag A, Esparza M, Lugo M, Venable S, Whary M, Fox JG, Versalovic J. Diacylglycerol kinase synthesized by commensal Lactobacillus reuteri diminishes protein kinase C phosphorylation and histamine-mediated signaling in the mammalian intestinal epithelium. Mucosal Immunol. 2018 03; 11(2):380-393. PMID: 28745328.
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    25. Labus JS, Hollister EB, Jacobs J, Kirbach K, Oezguen N, Gupta A, Acosta J, Luna RA, Aagaard K, Versalovic J, Savidge T, Hsiao E, Tillisch K, Mayer EA. Differences in gut microbial composition correlate with regional brain volumes in irritable bowel syndrome. Microbiome. 2017 05 01; 5(1):49. PMID: 28457228.
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    26. Pammi M, O'Brien JL, Ajami NJ, Wong MC, Versalovic J, Petrosino JF. Development of the cutaneous microbiome in the preterm infant: A prospective longitudinal study. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0176669. PMID: 28448623.
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    27. Pammi M, Cope J, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Morrow AL, Mai V, Gregory KE, Kroll JS, McMurtry V, Ferris MJ, Engstrand L, Lilja HE, Hollister EB, Versalovic J, Neu J. Intestinal dysbiosis in preterm infants preceding necrotizing enterocolitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Microbiome. 2017 03 09; 5(1):31. PMID: 28274256.
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    28. Pammi M, Flores A, Versalovic J, Leeflang MM. Molecular assays for the diagnosis of sepsis in neonates. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 02 25; 2:CD011926. PMID: 28236648.
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    29. Teruya J, Versalovic J. From Z to A: Putting Zika virus in perspective. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 07; 154(1):303-304. PMID: 28274564.
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    30. Eppes C, Rac M, Dunn J, Versalovic J, Murray KO, Suter MA, Sanz Cortes M, Espinoza J, Seferovic MD, Lee W, Hotez P, Mastrobattista J, Clark SL, Belfort MA, Aagaard KM. Testing for Zika virus infection in pregnancy: key concepts to deal with an emerging epidemic. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 03; 216(3):209-225. PMID: 28126366.
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    31. Luna RA, Oezguen N, Balderas M, Venkatachalam A, Runge JK, Versalovic J, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Anderson GM, Savidge T, Williams KC. Distinct Microbiome-Neuroimmune Signatures Correlate With Functional Abdominal Pain in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Mar; 3(2):218-230. PMID: 28275689.
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    32. Panpetch W, Spinler JK, Versalovic J, Tumwasorn S. Characterization of Lactobacillus salivarius strains B37 and B60 capable of inhibiting IL-8 production in Helicobacter pylori-stimulated gastric epithelial cells. BMC Microbiol. 2016 10 18; 16(1):242. PMID: 27756217.
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    33. Antony KM, Hemarajata P, Chen J, Morris J, Cook C, Masalas D, Gedminas M, Brown A, Versalovic J, Aagaard K. Generation and validation of a universal perinatal database and biospecimen repository: PeriBank. J Perinatol. 2016 11; 36(11):921-929. PMID: 27629376.
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    34. Pokusaeva K, Johnson C, Luk B, Uribe G, Fu Y, Oezguen N, Matsunami RK, Lugo M, Major A, Mori-Akiyama Y, Hollister EB, Dann SM, Shi XZ, Engler DA, Savidge T, Versalovic J. GABA-producing Bifidobacterium dentium modulates visceral sensitivity in the intestine. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Jan; 29(1). PMID: 27458085.
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    35. Thomas CM, Saulnier DM, Spinler JK, Hemarajata P, Gao C, Jones SE, Grimm A, Balderas MA, Burstein MD, Morra C, Roeth D, Kalkum M, Versalovic J. FolC2-mediated folate metabolism contributes to suppression of inflammation by probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri. Microbiologyopen. 2016 Oct; 5(5):802-818. PMID: 27353144.
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    36. Preidis GA, Luna RA, Hollister EB, Schady D, Gao C, Finegold MJ, Versalovic J, Shulman RJ. The mucosal microbiota in a young child with severe non-Helicobacter gastritis. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep; 9(5):749-51. PMID: 27582889.
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    37. Shah R, Cope JL, Nagy-Szakal D, Dowd S, Versalovic J, Hollister EB, Kellermayer R. Composition and function of the pediatric colonic mucosal microbiome in untreated patients with ulcerative colitis. Gut Microbes. 2016 09 02; 7(5):384-96. PMID: 27217061.
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    38. Shulman RJ, Hollister EB, Cain K, Czyzewski DI, Self MM, Weidler EM, Devaraj S, Luna RA, Versalovic J, Heitkemper M. Psyllium Fiber Reduces Abdominal Pain in Children With Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 May; 15(5):712-719.e4. PMID: 27080737.
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    39. Chehoud C, Dryga A, Hwang Y, Nagy-Szakal D, Hollister EB, Luna RA, Versalovic J, Kellermayer R, Bushman FD. Transfer of Viral Communities between Human Individuals during Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. MBio. 2016 Mar 29; 7(2):e00322. PMID: 27025251.
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    40. Harris RA, Shah R, Hollister EB, Tronstad RR, Hovdenak N, Szigeti R, Versalovic J, Kellermayer R. Colonic Mucosal Epigenome and Microbiome Development in Children and Adolescents. J Immunol Res. 2016; 2016:9170162. PMID: 27006956.
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    41. Gao C, Major A, Rendon D, Lugo M, Jackson V, Shi Z, Mori-Akiyama Y, Versalovic J. Histamine H2 Receptor-Mediated Suppression of Intestinal Inflammation by Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri. MBio. 2015 Dec 15; 6(6):e01358-15. PMID: 26670383.
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    42. Ganesh BP, Versalovic J. Luminal Conversion and Immunoregulation by Probiotics. Front Pharmacol. 2015; 6:269. PMID: 26617521.
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    43. Hollister EB, Riehle K, Luna RA, Weidler EM, Rubio-Gonzales M, Mistretta TA, Raza S, Doddapaneni HV, Metcalf GA, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Petrosino JF, Shulman RJ, Versalovic J. Structure and function of the healthy pre-adolescent pediatric gut microbiome. Microbiome. 2015 Aug 26; 3:36. PMID: 26306392.
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    44. Chumpitazi BP, Cope JL, Hollister EB, Tsai CM, McMeans AR, Luna RA, Versalovic J, Shulman RJ. Randomised clinical trial: gut microbiome biomarkers are associated with clinical response to a low FODMAP diet in children with the irritable bowel syndrome. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Aug; 42(4):418-27. PMID: 26104013.
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    45. Davidovics ZH, Carter BA, Luna RA, Hollister EB, Shulman RJ, Versalovic J. The Fecal Microbiome in Pediatric Patients With Short Bowel Syndrome. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 11; 40(8):1106-1113. PMID: 26059898.
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    46. Kellermayer R, Nagy-Szakal D, Harris RA, Luna RA, Pitashny M, Schady D, Mir SA, Lopez ME, Gilger MA, Belmont J, Hollister EB, Versalovic J. Serial fecal microbiota transplantation alters mucosal gene expression in pediatric ulcerative colitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Apr; 110(4):604-6. PMID: 25853207.
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    47. Antony KM, Ma J, Mitchell KB, Racusin DA, Versalovic J, Aagaard K. The preterm placental microbiome varies in association with excess maternal gestational weight gain. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May; 212(5):653.e1-16. PMID: 25557210.
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    48. Pammi M, Zhong D, Johnson Y, Revell P, Versalovic J. Polymicrobial bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit are associated with increased mortality: a case-control study. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Jul 14; 14:390. PMID: 25022748.
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    49. Boonma P, Spinler JK, Venable SF, Versalovic J, Tumwasorn S. Lactobacillus rhamnosus L34 and Lactobacillus casei L39 suppress Clostridium difficile-induced IL-8 production by colonic epithelial cells. BMC Microbiol. 2014 Jul 02; 14:177. PMID: 24989059.
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    50. Spinler JK, Sontakke A, Hollister EB, Venable SF, Oh PL, Balderas MA, Saulnier DM, Mistretta TA, Devaraj S, Walter J, Versalovic J, Highlander SK. From prediction to function using evolutionary genomics: human-specific ecotypes of Lactobacillus reuteri have diverse probiotic functions. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Jun 19; 6(7):1772-89. PMID: 24951561.
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    51. Lohmann P, Luna RA, Hollister EB, Devaraj S, Mistretta TA, Welty SE, Versalovic J. The airway microbiome of intubated premature infants: characteristics and changes that predict the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Res. 2014 Sep; 76(3):294-301. PMID: 24941215.
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    52. Ge Z, Feng Y, Muthupalani S, Whary MT, Versalovic J, Fox JG. Helicobacter hepaticus cholesterol-a-glucosyltransferase is essential for establishing colonization in male A/JCr mice. Helicobacter. 2014 Aug; 19(4):280-8. PMID: 24853076.
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    53. Aagaard K, Ma J, Antony KM, Ganu R, Petrosino J, Versalovic J. The placenta harbors a unique microbiome. Sci Transl Med. 2014 May 21; 6(237):237ra65. PMID: 24848255.
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    54. Francavilla R, Polimeno L, Demichina A, Maurogiovanni G, Principi B, Scaccianoce G, Ierardi E, Russo F, Riezzo G, Di Leo A, Cavallo L, Francavilla A, Versalovic J. Lactobacillus reuteri strain combination in Helicobacter pylori infection: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014 May-Jun; 48(5):407-13. PMID: 24296423.
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    55. Ma J, Coarfa C, Qin X, Bonnen PE, Milosavljevic A, Versalovic J, Aagaard K. mtDNA haplogroup and single nucleotide polymorphisms structure human microbiome communities. BMC Genomics. 2014 Apr 03; 15:257. PMID: 24694284.
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    56. Boonma P, Spinler JK, Qin X, Jittaprasatsin C, Muzny DM, Doddapaneni H, Gibbs R, Petrosino J, Tumwasorn S, Versalovic J. Draft genome sequences and description of Lactobacillus rhamnosus strains L31, L34, and L35. Stand Genomic Sci. 2014 Jun 15; 9(3):744-54. PMID: 25197459.
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    57. Whary MT, Muthupalani S, Ge Z, Feng Y, Lofgren J, Shi HN, Taylor NS, Correa P, Versalovic J, Wang TC, Fox JG. Helminth co-infection in Helicobacter pylori infected INS-GAS mice attenuates gastric premalignant lesions of epithelial dysplasia and glandular atrophy and preserves colonization resistance of the stomach to lower bowel microbiota. Microbes Infect. 2014 Apr; 16(4):345-55. PMID: 24513446.
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    58. Hemarajata P, Spinler JK, Balderas MA, Versalovic J. Identification of a proton-chloride antiporter (EriC) by Himar1 transposon mutagenesis in Lactobacillus reuteri and its role in histamine production. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2014 Mar; 105(3):579-92. PMID: 24488273.
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    59. Hollister EB, Gao C, Versalovic J. Compositional and functional features of the gastrointestinal microbiome and their effects on human health. Gastroenterology. 2014 May; 146(6):1449-58. PMID: 24486050.
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    60. Chumpitazi BP, Hollister EB, Oezguen N, Tsai CM, McMeans AR, Luna RA, Savidge TC, Versalovic J, Shulman RJ. Gut microbiota influences low fermentable substrate diet efficacy in children with irritable bowel syndrome. Gut Microbes. 2014 Mar-Apr; 5(2):165-75. PMID: 24637601.
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    61. Thiraworawong T, Spinler JK, Werawatganon D, Klaikeaw N, Venable SF, Versalovic J, Tumwasorn S. Anti-inflammatory properties of gastric-derived Lactobacillus plantarum XB7 in the context of Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter. 2014 Apr; 19(2):144-55. PMID: 24387083.
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    62. Pammi M, Liang R, Hicks J, Mistretta TA, Versalovic J. Biofilm extracellular DNA enhances mixed species biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Candida albicans. BMC Microbiol. 2013 Nov 14; 13:257. PMID: 24228850.
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    63. Versalovic J. The human microbiome and probiotics: implications for pediatrics. Ann Nutr Metab. 2013; 63 Suppl 2:42-52. PMID: 24217035.
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    64. Hemarajata P, Gao C, Pflughoeft KJ, Thomas CM, Saulnier DM, Spinler JK, Versalovic J. Lactobacillus reuteri-specific immunoregulatory gene rsiR modulates histamine production and immunomodulation by Lactobacillus reuteri. J Bacteriol. 2013 Dec; 195(24):5567-76. PMID: 24123819.
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    65. Diaz MA, Bik EM, Carlin KP, Venn-Watson SK, Jensen ED, Jones SE, Gaston EP, Relman DA, Versalovic J. Identification of Lactobacillus strains with probiotic features from the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). J Appl Microbiol. 2013 Oct; 115(4):1037-51. PMID: 23855505.
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    66. Chavan RS, Pannaraj PS, Luna RA, Szabo S, Adesina A, Versalovic J, Krance RA, Kennedy-Nasser AA. Significant morbidity and mortality attributable to rothia mucilaginosa infections in children with hematological malignancies or following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Aug; 30(5):445-54. PMID: 23659597.
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    67. Nagy-Szakal D, Hollister EB, Luna RA, Szigeti R, Tatevian N, Smith CW, Versalovic J, Kellermayer R. Cellulose supplementation early in life ameliorates colitis in adult mice. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56685. PMID: 23437211.
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    68. Devaraj S, Hemarajata P, Versalovic J. The human gut microbiome and body metabolism: implications for obesity and diabetes. Clin Chem. 2013 Apr; 59(4):617-28. PMID: 23401286.
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    69. Luna RA, Millecker LA, Webb CR, Mason SK, Whaley EM, Starke JR, Hiatt PW, Versalovic J. Molecular epidemiological surveillance of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in a pediatric population of patients with cystic fibrosis and determination of risk factors for infection with the Houston-1 strain. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Apr; 51(4):1237-40. PMID: 23303498.
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    70. Hemarajata P, Versalovic J. Effects of probiotics on gut microbiota: mechanisms of intestinal immunomodulation and neuromodulation. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan; 6(1):39-51. PMID: 23320049.
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    71. Saulnier DM, Ringel Y, Heyman MB, Foster JA, Bercik P, Shulman RJ, Versalovic J, Verdu EF, Dinan TG, Hecht G, Guarner F. The intestinal microbiome, probiotics and prebiotics in neurogastroenterology. Gut Microbes. 2013 Jan-Feb; 4(1):17-27. PMID: 23202796.
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    72. Aagaard K, Petrosino J, Keitel W, Watson M, Katancik J, Garcia N, Patel S, Cutting M, Madden T, Hamilton H, Harris E, Gevers D, Simone G, McInnes P, Versalovic J. The Human Microbiome Project strategy for comprehensive sampling of the human microbiome and why it matters. FASEB J. 2013 Mar; 27(3):1012-22. PMID: 23165986.
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