2018 Publications

Articles are listed in the order they are e-published.


Regulation of lipid peroxidation and ferroptosis in diverse species. Conrad M, Kagan VE, Bayir H, Pagnussat GC, Head B, Traber MG, Stockwell BR. Genes Dev. 2018 May 1;32(9-10):602-619. Review.

Exploratory Application of Neuropharmacometabolomics in Severe Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury. Hagos FT, Empey PE, Wang P, Ma X, Poloyac SM, Bayır H, Kochanek PM, Bell MJ, Clark RSB. Crit Care Med. 2018 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Preclinical Testing of Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injury. DeWitt D, Hawkins BE, Dixon CE, Kochanek PM, Armstead WM, Bass C', Bramlett HM, Büki A, Dietrich WD, Ferguson AR, Hall ED, Hayes RL, Hinds Ii CSR, LaPlaca M, Long J, Meaney D, Mondello S, Noble-Haeusslein L, Poloyac SM, Prough DS, Robertson CS, Saatman KE, Shultz SR, Shear DA, Smith DH Dr, Valadka A, VandeVord PJ, Zhang L. J Neurotrauma. 2018 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Neurostimulant prescribing patterns in children admitted to the ICU after traumatic brain injury. Morrison AM, Houtrow A, Zullo J, Kochanek PM, Vetterly C, Fink EL. J Neurotrauma. 2018 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]


Lithium improves dopamine neurotransmission and increases dopaminergic protein abundance in the striatum after traumatic brain injury. Carlson SW, Dixon CE. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]

The role of autophagy in acute brain injury: A state of flux? Wolf MS, Bayır H, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB. Neurobiol Dis. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S0969-9961(18)30133-5. 

Regionally clustered ABCC8 polymorphisms in a prospective cohort predict cerebral oedema and outcome in severe traumatic brain injury. Jha RM, Koleck TA, Puccio AM, Okonkwo DO, Park SY, Zusman BE, Clark RSB, Shutter LA, Wallisch JS, Empey PE, Kochanek PM, Conley YP. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 Apr 19. pii: jnnp-2017-317741. [Epub ahead of print]

Probabilistic Matching of Deidentified Data From a Trauma Registry and a Traumatic Brain Injury Model System Center: A Follow-up Validation Study.Kumar RG, Wang Z, Kesinger MR, Newman M, Huynh TT, Niemeier JP, Sperry JL, Wagner AK. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Apr;97(4):236-241.

Traumatic Brain Injury and Infectious Encephalopathy in Children From Four Resource-Limited Settings in Africa.Fink EL, von Saint Andre-von Arnim A, Kumar R, Wilson PT, Bacha T, Aklilu AT, Teklemariam TL, Hooli S, Tuyisenge L, Otupiri E, Fabio A, Gianakas J, Kochanek PM, Angus DC, Tasker RC; Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, PALISI Global Health Subgroup, and Prevalence of Acute Critical Neurological Disease in Children: A Global Epidemiological Assessment (PANGEA) Investigators.Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr 16.  [Epub ahead of print]


Glibenclamide produces region-dependent effects on cerebral edema in a combined injury model of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock in mice. Jha R, Molyneaux BJ, Jackson TC, Wallisch J, Park SY, Poloyac SM, Vagni VA, Janesko-Feldman KL, Hoshitsuki K, Minnigh MB, Kochanek PM. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Mar 8. doi: [Epub ahead of print]

Operation Brain Trauma Therapy: 2016 Update. Kochanek PM, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Dietrich WD, Mondello S, Wang KW, Hayes RL, Lafrenaye A, Povlishock JT, Tortella FC, Poloyac SM, Empey P, Shear DA. Mil Med. March;183,(Sup 1):303–312

Presenting Predictors and Temporal Trends of Treatment-Related Outcomes in Diabetic Ketoacidosis.Horvat CM, Ismail HM, Au AK, Garibaldi L, Siripong N, Kantawala S, Aneja RK, Hupp DS, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018 Mar 24. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12663. [Epub ahead of print]

Phenotyping Cardiac Arrest: Bench and Bedside Characterization of Brain and Heart Injury Based on Etiology. Uray T, Lamade A, Elmer J, Drabek T, Stezoski JP, Missé A, Janesko-Feldman K, Garman RH, Chen N, Kochanek PM, Dezfulian C; University of Pittsburgh Post-Cardiac Arrest Service. Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 10.[Epub ahead of print]


Environmental enrichment, alone or in combination with various pharmacotherapies, confers marked benefits after traumatic brain injury. de la Tremblaye PB, Cheng JP, Bondi CO, Kline AE.Neuropharmacology. 2018 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Brain-Specific Serum Biomarkers Predict Neurological Morbidity in Diagnostically Diverse Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patients. Au AK, Bell MJ, Fink EL, Aneja RK, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB. Neurocrit Care. 2018 Feb;28(1):26-34. 
24 vs. 72 Hours of Hypothermia for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest: A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Trial. Fink EL, Clark RSB, Berger RP, Fabio A, Angus DC, Watson RS, Gianakas JJ, Panigrahy A, Callaway CW, Bell MJ, Kochaneka PM. Resuscitation. 2018 Feb 14.

Systemic administration of donepezil attenuates the efficacy of environmental enrichment on neurobehavioral outcome after experimental traumatic brain injury. Bondi CO, Yelleswarapu NK, Day-Cooney J, Memarzadeh K, Folweiler KA, Bou-Abboud CE, Leary JB, Cheng JP, Tehranian-DePasquale R, Kline AE. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2018;36(1):45-57.

Central Infusion of IGF-1 Increases Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Improves Neurobehavioral Function following Traumatic Brain Injury. Carlson SW, Saatman KE. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Feb 17.  [Epub ahead of print]

A Special 50-Year Perspective on Our Field.Kochanek PM. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb 8.


Development and content validity of the behavioral assessment screening tool (BASTβ). Juengst SB, Terhorst L, Dicianno BE, Niemeier JP, Wagner AK. Disabil Rehabil. 2018 Jan 5:1-7.

Epidemiology of Comorbid Conditions Among Adults 50 Years and Older With Traumatic Brain Injury. Kumar RG, Juengst SB, Wang Z, Dams-OʼConnor K, Dikmen SS, OʼNeil-Pirozzi TM, Dahdah MN, Hammond FM, Felix ER, Arenth PM, Wagner AK. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2018 Jan/Feb;33(1):15-24.

Initiating Nutritional Support Before 72 Hours Is Associated With Favorable Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized, Controlled Trial of Therapeutic Hypothermia. Meinert E, Bell MJ, Buttram S, Kochanek PM, Balasubramani GK, Wisniewski SR, Adelson PD; Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: Hypothermia Investigators. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan 24. 

The effects of post-traumatic depression on cognition, pain, fatigue, and headache after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: a thematic review. Kumar RG, Gao S, Juengst SB, Wagner AK, Fabio A. Brain Inj. 2018 Jan 22:1-12. [Epub ahead of print]