SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2010-2017

  1. Solhjou Z, Uehara M, Bahmani B, Maarouf OH, Ichimura T, Brooks CR, Xu W, Yilmaz M, Elkhal A, Tullius SG, Guleria I, McGrath M, Abdi R. Novel application of localized nanodelivery of anti-IL6 protects organ transplant from ischemia reperfusion injuries. Am J Transplant. 2017 Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14266. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Olufajo OA, Adler JT, Yeh H, Zeliadt SB, Hernandez RA, Tullius SG, Backhus L, Salim A. Disparities in kidney transplantation across the United States: Does residential segregation play a role? Am J Surg. 2017 Apr;213(4):656-661. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.10.034. Epub 2017 Jan 2.
  3. O’Connell PJ, Kuypers D, Mannon RR, Abecassis M, Chadban S, Gill JS, Murphy B, Nickerson PW, Schold JD, Stock P, Seron D, Alloway R, Bromberg J, Budde K, Jordan S, Legendre C, Lefaucheur C, Sarwall M, Segev D, Stegall MD, Tullius SG, Wong G, Woodle ES, Ascher N, Morris RE. Clinical Trials for Immunosuppression in Transplantation; The Case for Reform and Change in Direction. 2017 Feb 15. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001648. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Grey ST, Issa F, Tullius Awards in Transplantation Science Recognize the Best Articles Published in Transplantation. Transplantation. 2017 Jan;101(1):10-12.
  5. Pang P, Abbott M, Chang SL, Abdi M, Chauhan N, Mistri M, Ghofrani J, Fucci QA, Walker C, Leonardi C, Grady S, Halim A, Hoffman R, Lu T, Cao H, Tullius SG, Malek S, Kumar S, Steele G, Kibel A, Freedman. Human vascular progenitor cells derived from renal arteries are endothelial-like and assist in the repair of injured renal capillary networks. Kidney Int. 2016 Sep 29. pii: S0085-2538(16)30423-9.
  6. Krenzien F, Quante M, Heinbokel T, Seyda M, Minami K, Uehara H, Biefer HR, Schuitenmaker JM, Gabardi S, Splith K, Schmelzle M, Petrides AK, Azuma H, Pratschke J, Li XC, ElKhal A, Tullius SG.  Age-Dependent Metabolic and Immunosuppressive Effects of Tacrolimus.  Am J Transplant. 2016 Oct 18.

  7. Chandraker A, Arscott R, Murphy G, Lian C, Bueno E, Marty F, Rennke H, Milford E, Tullius S, Pomahac B. Face Transplantation in a Highly Sensitized Recipient. Mil Med. 2016 May;181(5 Suppl):221-6. 
  8.  S.G. Tullius, B.Pomahac, H.B. Kim, M. Carty, S.G. Talbot, H.M. Nelson, F. L. Delmonico.  Successful Recovery and Transplantation of eleven organs including Face, Bilateral Upper Extremities and Thoracic and Abdominal Organs from a Single Deceased Organ Donor.  Transplantation. 2016 (in press).

  9. Seyda M, Elkhal A, Quante M, Falk CS, Tullius SG. T Cells Going Innate. Trends Immunol. 2016 Aug; 37(8):546-56. 

  10. Tullius SG. Vascular composite tissue transplantation: achievements and challenges in a rapidly developing field. Transpl Int. 2016 Jun;29(6):643.
  11. Mukundan S, Steigner ML, Hsiao LL, Malek SK, Tullius SG, Chin MS, Siedlecki AM. Ferumoxytol-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Late-Stage CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Jun;67(6):984-8. 

  12. Borges TJ, O’Malley JT, Wo L, Murakami N, Smith B, Azzi J, Tripathi S, Lane JD, Bueno EM, Clark RA, Tullius SG, Chandraker A, Lian CG, Murphy GF, Strom TB, Pomahac B, Najafian N, Riella LV. Codominant Role of Interferon-γ- and Interleukin-17-Producing T Cells During Rejection in Full Facial Transplant Recipients.  Am J Transplant. 2016 Jul;16(7):2158-71. 

  13. Azzi J, Yin Q, Uehara M, Ohori S, Tang L, Cai K, Ichimura T, McGrath M, Maarouf O, Kefaloyianni E, Loughhead S, Petr J, Sun Q, Kwon M, Tullius S, von Andrian UH, Cheng J, Abdi R.  Targeted Delivery of Immunomodulators to Lymph Nodes.  Cell Rep. 2016 May 10;15(6):1202-13. 

  14. Aycart MA, Alhefzi M, Sharma G, Krezdorn N, Bueno EM, Talbot SG, Carty MJ, Tullius SG, Pomahac B. Outcomes of Solid Organ Transplants After Simultaneous Solid Organ and Vascularized Composite Allograft Procurements: A Nationwide Analysis.  Transplantation. 2016 May 2. 

  15. Gabardi S, Tullius SG, Krenzien F.Understanding alterations in drug handling with aging: a focus on the pharmacokinetics of maintenance immunosuppressants in the elderly.  Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2015 Aug;20(4):424-30.  

  16. Elkhal A, Rodriguez Cetina Biefer H, Heinbokel T, Uehara H, Quante M, Seyda M, Schuitenmaker JM, Krenzien F, Camacho V, de la Fuente MA, Ghiran I, Tullius SG. NAD(+) regulates Treg cell fate and promotes allograft survival via a systematic IL-10 production that is CD4(+) CD25(+) Foxp3(+) T cells independent. Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 1;6:22325.
  17. Tullius SG, Grey ST, Issa F. Awards in Transplantation Science Recognize the Best Manuscripts Published in Transplantation.  Transplantation. 2016 Feb;100(2):249-50.
  18. Baan CC, Bromberg JS, Chapman JR, Geissler EK, Pomfret EA, Tullius SG. Transplantation Reaches 100th Volume.  Transplantation. 2016 Jan;100(1):1.
  19. Exterkate L, Slegtenhorst BR, Seyda M, Schuitenmaker JM, Quante M, Uehara H, El Khal A, Tullius SG. Frailty and Transplantation. 2015 Dec 22.
  20. Bedi DS, Krenzien F, Quante M, Uehara H, Edtinger K, Liu G, Denecke C, Jurisch A, Kim I, Li H, Yuan X, Ge X, ElKhal A, Tullius SG. Defective CD8 Signaling Pathways Delay Rejection in Older Recipients. Transplantation. 2016; 100 (1): 69-69.
  21. Kueckelhaus M, Fischer S, Seyda M, Bueno EM, Aycart MA, Alhefzi M, ElKhal A, Pomahac B, Tullius SG. Vascularized composite allotransplantation current standards and novel approaches to prevent acute rejection and chronic allograft deterioration.  Transpl Int. 2015; 12.[Epub ahead of print].
  22. Krenzien F, ElKhal A, Quante M, Rodriguez Cetina Biefer H, Hirofumi U, Gabardi S, Tullius SG. A Rationale for Age-Adapted Immunosuppression in Organ Transplantation. Transplantation. 2015;99(11):2258-68.
  23. Seyda M, Quante M, Uehara H, Slegtenhorst BR, Elkhal A, Tullius SG. Immunosenescence in renal transplantation: a changing balance of innate and adaptive immunity. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2015; 20(4):417-23.
  24. Oberhuber R, Heinbokel T, Cetina Biefer HR, Boenisch O, Hock K, Bronson RT, Wilhelm MJ, Iwakura Y, Edtinger K, Uehara H, Quante M, Voskuil F, Krenzien F, Slegtenhorst B, Abdi R, Pratschke J, Elkhal A, Tullius SG. CD11c+ Dendritic Cells  Accelerate the Rejection of Older Cardiac Transplants via Interleukin-17A.  Circulation. 2015;132(2):122-31.
  25. Diaz-Siso JR, Fischer S, Sisk GC, Bueno E, Kueckelhaus M, Talbot S, Carty MJ, Treister NS, Marty F, Milford EL, Pomahac B, Tullius SG. Initial experience of dual maintenance immunosuppression with steroid withdrawal in vascular composite tissue allotransplantation. Am J Transplant. 2015 15(5):1421-31.
  26. Quante M, Dietrich A, ElKhal A, Tullius SG. Obesity-related immune responses and their impact on surgical outcomes. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015: 39(6): 877-83.
  27. Tullius SG, Biefer HR, Li S, Trachtenberg AJ, Edtinger K, Quante M, Krenzien F, Uehara H, Yang X, Kissick HT, Kuo WP, Ghiran I, de la Fuente MA, Arredouani MS, Camacho V, Tigges JC, Toxavidis V, El Fatimy R, Smith BD, Vasudevan A, ElKhal A. NAD+ protects against EAE by regulating CD4+ T-cell differentiation. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:5101.
  28. Hernandez RA, Malek SK, Milford EL, Finlayson SR, Tullius SG. The combined risk of donor quality and recipient age: higher-quality kidneys may not always improve patient and graft survival.  Transplantation. 2014;  98(10):1069-76.
  29. Slegtenhorst BR, Dor FJ, Elkhal A, Rodriguez H, Yang X, Edtinger K, Quante M, Chong AS, Tullius SG. Mechanisms and consequences of injury and repair in older organ transplants.  Transplantation. 2014;15;97(11):1091-9.
  30. Hock K, Oberhuber R, Lee YL, Wrba F, Wekerle T, Tullius SG.: Immunosenescence does not abrogate engraftment of murine allogenic bone marrow. Transplantation. 2013; 95(12):1431-8.
  31. Timsit MO, Adams WJ, Laguna-Fernandez A, Ichimura T, Bonventre JV, García-Cardeña G, Tullius SG: Flow is critical for maintaining a protective phenotype in renal proximal tubular cells. Am J Transplant. 2013; 3(6):1617-8.
  32. Atkinson C, Floerchinger B, Qiao F, Casey S, Williamson T, Moseley E, Stoica S, Goddard M, Ge X, Tullius SG, Tomlinson S.: Donor brain death exacerbates complement-dependent ischemia/reperfusion injury in transplanted hearts. 13; 127(12):1290-9.
  33. Tullius SG: Joseph E. Murray (1919-2012): a life of curiosity, humanism, and persistence. Am J Transplant 2013; 13(1): 5-6.
  34. Heinbokel T, Hock K, Guangxiang L, Edtinger K, El Khal A, Tullius  SG: Impact of Immunosenescence on transplant outcome. Transplant  Int 2013; 26(3): 242-53.
  35. Qian X, Yuan X, Vonderfecht S, Ge X, Lee J, Jurisch A, Zhang L, You A, Fitzpatrick VC, Williams A, Valente, EG, Pretorius J, Stevens JL, Tipton B, Winters AG, Graham K, Harriss L, Baker DM, Damore M,  Salimi-Moosavi H, Gao Y, El Khal A, Paszty D, Simonet WX,  Richards WG, Tullius SG: WISE inhibition preserves renal function in a rodent kidney transplant model. JASN 2013; 24(1): 66-76.
  36. Floerchinger B, Xupeng G, Lee Y-L, Jurisch A, Padera RF, Schmid C, Tullius SG. Graft specific immune cells communicate inflammatory immune responses following brain death. J of Heart & Lung Transpl 2012; 31(12): 1293-300.
  37. Denecke C, Yuan X, Ge X, Kim IK, Boenisch O, Weiland A, Jurisch A, Pratschke J, Reutzel-Selke A, Tullius SG. Synergistic effects of prolonged warm ischemia and donor age on the immune response following DCD kidney transplantation. Surgery. 2013; 153(2): 249-61.
  38. Tullius SG, Rudolf JA, Malek SK. Moving boundaries-the Nightingale twins and transplantation science. N Engl J Med. 2012; 366(17):1564-55.
  39. Pomahac B, Becker YT, Cendales L, Ildstad ST, Li X, Schneeberger S, Siemionow M, Thomson AW, Zeng XX, Tullius SG. Vascularized composite allotransplantation research: the emerging field. Am J 2012; 12(4): 1062-3.
  40. Pomahac B, Pribaz J, Eriksson E, Bueno EM, Diaz-Siso R, Rybicki FJ, Annino DJ, Orgill D, Caterson EJ, Caterson SA, Carty MJ, Chun YS, Sampson CE, Janis JE, Alam DS, Saavedra A, Molnar JA, Edrich T, Marty FM, Tullius SG.  Three Patients with Full Facial Transplantation.  N Engl J Med.  2012 Feb 23;366(8):715-22.
  41. Oberhuber R, Ge X, Tullius SG. Donor age-specific injury and immune responses. Am J Transpl, 2012: 12(1):38-42.
  42. Tullius SG, Milford E. Kidney allocation and the aging immune response.  N Engl J Med. 2011; 364 (14): 1369-70.
  43. Pomahac B, Pribaz J,  Eriksson E, Annino D, Caterson S, Sampson C, Chun C, Orgill Y, Nowinski D, Tullius SG.  Restoration of Facial Form and Function after Severe Disfigurement from Burn Injury by a Composite Facial Allograft.  Am J Transplant 2011; 11; 386-93.
  44. Tullius S.G., Tran H, Guleria I, Malek S, Tilney N, Milford E. The combination of Donor and Recipient Age is critical in determining host immunoresponsiveness and renal transplant outcome.  Ann Surg. 2010; 252:662-74.
  45. Bedi DS, Riella LV, Tullius SG, Chandraker A. Animal Models of Chronic Allograft Injury:  Contributions and Limitations to Understanding Mechanism of Long-Term Graft Dsyfunction.  Transplantation 2010; 90:935-44.
  46. Godwin J, Ge X, Stephan K, Jurisch A, Tullius SG*, Iacomini J*. Identification of a miRNA signature of renal ischemia reperfusion injury. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2010; 107:14339-44.  *co-corresponding author.
  47. Denecke C, Bedi DS, Ge X, Kim IK, Jurisch A, Weiland A, Habicht A, Li XC, Tullius SG. Prolonged graft survival in older recipient mice is determined by impaired effector T-cell but intact regulatory T-cell responses. PLoS One. 2010; 5:2.
  48. Yuan X, Theruvath AJ, Ge X, Floerchinger B, Jurisch A, Garcia-Cardena G, Tullius SG. Machine perfusion of cold storage in organ transplantation:  indication, mechanisms, and future perspectives.  Transpl Int. 2010; 6:561-570.