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Publications - 2015

(KCOM faculty are listed in bold font; staff and students are identified in brackets)


Ahmad Z, Laughlin TF, Kady IO. Thymoquinone inhibits Escherichia coli ATP synthase and cell growth. PLoS One. 2015 May 21;10(5):e0127802. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127802. eCollection 2015 PubMed


Ahmad Z, Tayou J [student], Laughlin TF. Asp residues of βDELSEED-motif are required for peptide binding in the Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Int J Biol Macromol. 2015 Jan 17. pii: S0141-8130(15)00024-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.12.047. [Epub 2015 Jan 17. PubMed


Bales KR, O'Neill SM, Pozdnyakov N, Pan F, Caouette D, Pi Y, Wood KM, Volfson D, Cirrito JR, Han BH, Johnson AW, Zipfel GJ, Samad TA. Passive immunotherapy targeting amyloid-β reduces cerebral amyloid angiopathy and improves vascular reactivity. Brain. 2015 Oct 22. pii: awv313. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed


Baum KR (student), Ahmad Z, Singh VK. Regulation of Expression of Oxacillin-Inducible Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Microbiol. 2015;2015:617925. doi: 10.1155/2015/617925. Epub 2015 Sep 21. PubMed


Boehm KE [student], Kondrashov P. Distribution of Neuron Cell Bodies in the Intraspinal Portion of the Spinal Accessory Nerve in Humans. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2015 Oct 17.doi: 10.1002/ar.23279. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed


Cox  JL, Chang Y, Ramaraj P. In-Vitro determination of biological and anabolic functions of weak androgen dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) using a variety of cell lines. Open J Endocr Metab Dis, 20155(8) 105-116. (Link to paper)


Fleming RK, Snider KT, Blanke KJ, Johnson JC. The effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on length of stay in posterolateral postthoracotomy patients: a retrospective case note study. Int J Osteopath Med. 2015;18(2):88-96.(Link to paper)


Haleem NY, El-Aasar HM, Zaki SM, Sabry SM, El-Zainy AW. Concomitant protective and therapeutic role of verapamil in chronic mercury induced nephrotoxicity in the adult rat: histological, morphometric and ultrastructural study. Arch Med Sci. 2015 Mar 16;11(1):199-209. doi: 10.5114/aoms.2013.37342. Epub 2015 Mar 14. PubMed


Harris M, Cook C, Cleaver L, Weyer C. Carbon arc lamp non-solar UV-B radiation and mathematical comparison to solar UV-B as a cause of basal cell carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 2015 Jan;41(1):161-4. PubMed


Hassan SS, Rachakatla R, McGarvey T, Youakeem MF. Morphological changes in the salivary acini after in vivo cholinergic stimulation. Neurourol Urodyn. 2015 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/nau.22768. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed


Holdaway BB (student), Moody JD (student), Brooks LF (student), Fu M, Kolattukudy P, Chang Y. MCPIP1 Deficiency Increases Insulin Sensitivity but Impairs Hepatic Insulin Signal Transduction in Mice. Jacobs J Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015 Nov 1(1). Paper


Hon GA (alum), Snider KT, Johnson JC. Variations in the diagnosis and treatment of somatic dysfunction between 4 osteopathic residency programs. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 May;115(5):294-303. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.060. PubMed


Kondrashov P, Lucas SG. Paleocene vertebrate faunas of The San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin. 2015, 68:131-148. Paper


Kondrashov P, Lucas SG. 2015. Loxolophus and Protogonodon (Mammalia, Procreodi) from the Early Paleocene of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 67, p. 107-128. Paper


Kondrashova T, Lockwood MD. Innovative approach to teaching osteopathic manipulative medicine: the integration of ultrasonography. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Apr 1;115(4):212-20. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.043. PubMed


Kondrashova T, Sexton WL, Baer RW, Kondrashov P. Integration of didactic knowledge with procedural skill: learning cardiac electrophysiology and electrocardiography using ultrasound. Med Sci Educ. p. 1-7. Published online 24 March 2015.  DOI: 10.1007/s40670-015-0119-5


Lapinski J (student), Colonna C, Sexton P, Richard M. American sign language and deaf culture competency of osteopathic medical students. Am Ann Deaf. 2015 Spring;160(1):36-47. doi: 10.1353/aad.2015.0014. PubMed


Leder DC [student], Brown JR, Ramaraj P. In-vitro rescue and recovery studies of human melanoma (BLM) cell growth, adhesion and migration functions after treatment with progesterone. Int J Clin Exp Med 2015;8(8):12275-12285. PDF.


Lockwood MD, Kondrashova T, Johnson JC. Feasibility of Using Ultrasonography to Establish Relationships Among Sacral Base Position, Sacral Sulcus Depth, Body Mass Index, and Sex. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Nov 1;115(11):648-53. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.135. PubMed


Loh MS, Gevitz N, Gilliar WG, Iacono LM, Jung MK, Krishnamachari B, Amsler K. Use of a novel assay to measure pre- to posttraining palpatory skills of first-year osteopathic medical students. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Jan;115(1):32-40. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.005. PubMed


Luo S, Zhangsun D, Harvey PJ, Kaas Q, Wu Y, Zhu X, Hu Y, Li X, Tsetlin VI, Christensen S, Romero HK, McIntyre M, Dowell C, Baxter JC [student], Elmslie KS, Craik DJ, McIntosh JM. Cloning, synthesis, and characterization of αO-conotoxin GeXIVA, a potent α9α10 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jul 28;112(30):E4026-35. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1503617112. Epub 2015 Jul 13. PubMed


Mann JB, Ivey PJ, Brechue WF, Mayhew JL. Validity and reliability of hand and electronic timing for 40-yd sprint in college football players. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Jun;29(6):1509-14. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000941. PubMed


Mann JB, Ivey PA, Stoner JD, Mayhew JL, Brechue WF. Efficacy of the National Football League-225 Test to Track Changes in One Repetition Maximum Bench Press After Training in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division IA Football Players. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Nov;29(11):2997-3005. doi:10.1519/JSC.0000000000000829. PubMed.


Priest SM [student], Geisbuhler TP. Injectable sodium pentobarbital: Stability at room temperature. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods. 2015 Jul 31;76:38-42. doi: 10.1016/j.vascn.2015.07.012. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed


Rajaii RM, Cox GJ, Schneider RP. Role of osteopathic manipulative treatment in the management of stiff person syndrome. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Jun 1;115(6):394-8. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.081. PubMed


Ramaraj P, Artaza JN, Sinha-Hikim I, Taylor WE. Effect of androstenedione on adipogenesis in murine C3H10T1/2 mesenchymal cells. Open J Endocrin Metab Dis, 2015, 5, 9-18. Paper


Singh VK, Vaish M [post-doc], Johansson TR [student], Baum KR [student], Ring RP [student], Singh S, Shukla SK, Moskovitz J. Significance of Four Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 13;10(2):e0117594. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117594. eCollection 2015. PubMed


Snider KT. Dysfunction in a Patient with Acute Knee Pain: A Case Report AAOJ 2015: 25(2):27-32 Paper


Snider KT, Dowling DJ, Seffinger MA, Channell MK, Yao SC, Gustowski SM, Johnson JC, Pryor MJ. Effect of table trainer-to-student ratios on outcome in student assessments of cervical muscle energy techniques. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Sep 1;115(9):556-64. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.113. PubMed


Waddington EL [resident], Snider KT, Lockwood MD, Pazdernik VK. Incidence of Somatic Dysfunction in Healthy Newborns. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Nov 1;115(11):654-65. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.136. PubMed


Washington CW, Derdeyn CP, Dhar R, Arias EJ, Chicoine MR, Cross DT, Dacey RG, Jr, Han BH, Moran CJ, Rich KM, Vellimana AK, Zipfel GJ. A Phase I proof-of-concept and safety trial of sildenafil to treat cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2016 Feb;124(2):318-27. doi: 10.3171/2015.2.JNS142752. Epub 2015 Aug 28. PubMed


Wright AB [student], Norimatsu Y, McIntosh JM, Elmslie KS. Limited efficacy of α-conopeptides, Vc1.1 and RgIA, to inhibit sensory neuron CaV current. eNeuro. 2015;2(1).

Books, Book Chapters, Reviews Return to top

Fry B, Sunagar K, Casewell N, Kochva E, Scheib H, Wüster W, Vidal N, Young B, Burbrink F, Pyron A, Vonk F, Jackson, T. 2015. The origin and evolution of the Toxicofera reptile venom system.In B. G. Fry (Ed.). Venomous Reptiles and Their Toxins. Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Oxford University Press , 2015. p. 1-576.


Sexton, PS, Chamberlain, NR. 2015. Transformative learning in osteopathic medical education, In Transformative Curriculum Design in Health Sciences Education, Chapter 8, (C.Halupa, ed), IGI Global, 1-296. ISBN13: 978-1-46-668571-0.


Young BA. 2015. The evolution of the snake ear and its restricted frequency response range. In: All animals are interesting, A Festschrift in honour of Anthony P. Russell. (O.R.P. Bininda-Edwards, G. Powell, H. Jamniczky, and A. Bauer, eds.) Universitat Oldensburg Press. pp. 423-438.

Other Scholarly Publications Return to top

Chamberlain, N. 2015. Bacillus anthracis: String of Pearls Reaction. Visual Resources:


Kondrashov P, Johnson JC, Boehm K [student], Rice D [student], Kondrashova T. Response to the letter to the editor. Clin Anat. 2015 Jun 22. doi: 10.1002/ca.22574. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed