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Primary InvestigatorAward TitleAward SponsorStart DateEnd DateTotal Award
Jennifer Doll,
PI: S. de los Reyes (NorthShore University HealthSystem)
Role: Co-investigator
“Single Untreated Glucose and Risks (SUGAR)”Institute for Translational Medicine, Chicago, IL02/12/1912/31/20$5,000
Jennifer T. Fink (Co-Principal)“MyHEART Young Adult Hypertension Self-Management Randomized Controlled Trial,”National Institutes of Health06/01/07Present$710,468
Elizabeth S. Liedhegner
Co-PI (along with Hillard & Cunningham)
Identification of Novel Inhibitors of Sterol Carrier Protein-2Therapeutics Accelerator Program (TAP), MCW08/202206/01/2023$30,000
Troy Skwor“Improved Technology to Treat Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections”STTR ARMY grant with Triton Inc06/01/22Present$50,000.
Phase I

Santiago, KN, Kozlik, T, Liedhegner, ES, Slick, RA, Lawlor, MW, Nardelli, DT. Effects of Regulatory T Cell Depletion in BALB/c Mice Infected with Low Doses of Borrelia burgdorferi. Pathogens 2023. 12(2):189  doi: 10.3390/pathogens12020189  

Beattie, R., T. Skwor, K. Hristova. Survivor microbial populations in post-chlorinated wastewater are strongly associated with untreated hospital sewage and include ceftazidime and meropenem resistant populations. Science of The Total Environment; 2020, 740: 140186

Bojar, B.,J. Sheridan, R. Beattie, C. Cahak, ES Liedhegner, L Silvia Munoz-Price, KR Hristova, T. Skwor. Antibiotic resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolates from the clinic through the wastewater pathway. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 2021, 238:113863-113870

Fink, F., B. Zabawa, S. Chopp. (2020) Employee perceptions of wellness programs and incentives. Am J Health Promotion. Mar;34(3):257-260. doi: 10.1177/0890117119887687. Epub 2019 Dec 26.

Fink, J. et al. (2020) A quality brief of an oncological multisite massage and acupuncture therapy program to improve cancer-related outcomes. J Altern Complement Med. Sep;26(9):820-824.
doi: 10.1089/acm.2019.0371.

Forseth B, Polfuss M, Brondino M, Lawlor MW, Beatka MJ, Prom MJ, Eells J, Lyons JA. Association between yoga, physiologic and psychologic health: A cross sectional study. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2021 May; 43:101350. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101350. Epub 2021 Mar 4. PMID: 33770740

Gopalakrishnan,S. Mehrvar, S. Maleki, S. Schmitt, H., Summerfelt, P. Dubis, A.M, Abroe, B. Connor Jr., T.B., Carroll, J., Huddleston, W., Ranji, M. and Eells, J.T. (2020). Photobiomodulation preserves mitochondrial redox state and is retinoprotective in a rodent model of retinitis pigmentosa. Scientific Reports. 10: 20382.

Heffron, J., M. Bork, B. Mayer, and T. Skwor. A comparison of porphyrin photosensitizers in photodynamic inactivation of RNA and DNA bacteriophages. Viruses; 2021, 13(3): 530

Hoppe, K, M. Smith, J. Birstler, K. Kim, L. Sullivan-Vedder, J. LaMantia, M. Knutson Sinaise, M. Swenson, J. Fink, R. Haggart, P. McBride , D. Lauver , H. Johnson. Effect of a Telephone Health Coaching Intervention on Hypertension Control in Young Adults: The MyHEART Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(2):e2255618. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.55618

Jerome-D’Emilia, B., and H. Q. Trinh. (2020). Socioeconomic Factors Associated with the Receipt of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Women with Breast Cancer. Journal of Women’s Health. Feb;29(2):220-229.

Kim JE, Glassman AR, Josic K, Melia M, Aiello LP, Baker C, Eells JT, Jampol LM, Kern TS, Marcus D, Salehi-Had H, Shah SN, Martin DF, Stockdale CR, Sun JK; DRCR Retina Network A Randomized Trial of Photobiomodulation Therapy for Center-Involved Diabetic Macular Edema with Good Visual Acuity (Protocol AE). Ophthalmol Retina. 2021 Oct 8: S2468-6530(21)00312-2. Doi 10.1016/j.oret.2021.10.003. PMID: 34628066

Liedhegner, ES, B Bojar, R Beattie, C Cahak, KR Hristova, T Skwor. “Similarities in Virulence and Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Gene Profiles among Cefotaxime-Resistant Escherichia coli Wastewater and Clinical Isolates. Antibiotics. 2022, Feb 17; 11 (2): 260.
doi 10.3390/antibiotics11020260.

Leviskas, B., T. Valyi-Nagy, G. Munirathinam, M. Bork, K. Valyi-Nagy and T. Skwor. Metalloporphyrin Pd(T4) exhibits oncolytic activity and cumulative effects with 5-ALA photodynamic therapy against melanoma cells. International Journal of Molecular Sciences; 2020, 21(2): 669

Mehrvar S, Mostaghimi S, Foomani FH, Abroe B, Eells JT, Gopalakrishnan S, Ranji M. 670 nm photobiomodulation improves the mitochondrial redox state of diabetic wounds. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2021 Jan;11(1):107-118. doi: 10.21037/qims-20-522.

Mehrvar, S. Mostaghimi, S., Foomani, FH, Abroe, B. Eells, J.T., Gopalakrishnan, S. Ranji, (2020) M. 670 nm photobiomoduation improves the mitochondrial redox state of diabetic wounds. Quant. Imaging Med. Surg. Doi10.21037.

Nonarath HJ, Hall AE, SenthilKumar G, Abroe B, Eells JT, Liedhegner ES. 670nm photobiomodulation modulates bioenergetics and oxidative stress, in rat Müller cells challenged with high glucose. PLoS One. 2021 Dec 3;16(12): e0260968.

Siebers, EM, Liedhegner, ES, Lawlor, M.W., Schell, R.F., Nardelli, D.T. (2020). Regulatory T Cells Contribute to Resistance against Lyme Arthritis. Infection and Immunity 88 (11), e00160-20, 202

Skwor, T., S. Stringer, J. Haggerty, S. Duhr, J. Johnson, M. Johnson, M. Seckinger and M. Stemme. (2020). Prevalence of potentially pathogenic multi-drug resistant Aeromonas spp. in treated urban wastewater effluents compared to recipient riverine populations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology; 86(3)

Trinh, H. Q. (2020). Strategic Management in Local Hospital Markets: Service Duplication or Service Differentiation. BMC Health Services Research. Article number: 880.


Skwor, T. Invited speaker at the 13th International Symposium on Aeromonas and Plesiomonas in Wroclaw Poland. June 2023

Skwor, T. Invited speaker and accepted at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) -Wisconsin chapter annual state meeting April 2023

Skwor, T. Marquette University Environmental Engineering Seminar series, “From the clinic to wastewater: Local to global antibiotic resistance patterns” 10/5/2022

Skwor, T. 32nd National Congress of the French Society for Hospital Hygiene. “Antibiotic resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolates from the clinic through the wastewater pathway”, June 1st, 2022. Lyon, France.

de los Reyes S., Dude, A., Doll, JA, Plunkett B. The association between a Single Untreated Glucose and neonatal Risks (SUGAR).  Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (sMFM) annual meeting, Orlando, FL. Jan. 31 – Feb 5, 2022 [poster]. (Competitive submission; academic audience). 

Skwor, T. 4th International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance. “From the clinic to the final wastewater effluent: A comparison of antibiotic resistance among Escherichia coli isolates and a culture-based 16S rRNA gene sequencing approach”, 2021. Caparica, Portugal.

Trinh, H (2021) Service Duplication and Local Hospital System Membership. Presented at the 20221 Academy of Management Conference online. (Only 30% papers received was accepted for podium presentation).

Eells, J.T. Unblinded by the Light: Photobiomodulation in Retinal Disease. National Institute of Aging Workshop: Exploring the Uses of Photobiomodulation in Research. January 10, 2023. NIA Bethesda, MD.

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