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Rapid Implementation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Emergency Use Authorization RT-PCR Testing and Experience at an Academic Medical Institution

Priya Velu, MD, PhD, Arryn Craney, PhD, Massimo Loda, MD, Lars Westblade, PhD, Melissa Cushing, MD, Hanna Rennert, PhD

Rapid Implementation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Emergency Use Authorization RT-PCR Testing and Experience at an Academic Medical Institution

J Mol Diagn. 2020 Dec 5:S1525-1578(20)30582-1. 

Velu P, Craney A, Ruggiero P, Sipley J, Cong L, Hissong EM, Loda M, Westblade LF, Cushing M, Rennert H. 

PMID: 33285285; PMCID: PMC7718583

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Clinical performance of the point-of-care cobas Liat for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in 20 minutes: A multicenter study

Lars Westblade, PhD

Clinical performance of the point-of-care cobas Liat for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in 20 minutes: A multicenter study

J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Nov 25:JCM.02811-20. 

Hansen G, Marino J, Wang ZX, Beavis KG, Rodrigo J, Labog K, Westblade LF, Jin R, Love N, Ding K, Garg S, Huang A, Sickler J, Tran NK. 

PMID: 33239382

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Testing-on-a-probe biosensors reveal association of early SARS-CoV-2 total antibodies and surrogate neutralizing antibodies with mortality in COVID-19 patients

He Sarina Yang, PhD, Sabrina Racine-Brzostek, MD, PhD, Lars Westblade, PhD, Melissa Cushing, MD, Amy Chadburn, MD, Zhen Zhao, PhD

Testing-on-a-probe biosensors reveal association of early SARS-CoV-2 total antibodies and surrogate neutralizing antibodies with mortality in COVID-19 patients

medRxiv [Preprint]. 2020 Nov 22:2020.

Yang HS, Racine-Brzostek SE, Karbaschi M, Yee J, Dillard A, Steel PAD, Lee WS, McDonough KA, Qiu Y, Ketas TJ, Francomano E, Klasse PJ, Hatem L, Westblade LF, Wu H, Chen H, Zuk R, Tan H, Girardin R, Dupuis AP, Payne AF, Moore JP, Cushing MM, Chadburn A, Zhao Z. 

PMID: 33236020; PMCID: PMC7685331

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Blood component utilization in COVID-19 patients in New York City: Transfusions do not follow the curve

Robert DeSimone, MD, Melissa Cushing, MD

Blood component utilization in COVID-19 patients in New York City: Transfusions do not follow the curve

Transfusion. 2020 Nov 20. 

DeSimone RA, Costa VA, Kane K, Sepulveda JL, Ellsworth GB, Gulick RM, Zucker J, Sobieszcyk ME, Schwartz J, Cushing MM.

PMID: 33215718.

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SARS-CoV-2 Infected Cardiomyocytes Recruit Monocytes by Secreting CCL2

Alain Borczuk, MD

SARS-CoV-2 Infected Cardiomyocytes Recruit Monocytes by Secreting CCL2

Res Sq [Preprint]. 2020 Nov 17:rs.3.rs-94634. 

Chen S, Yang L, Nilsson-Payant B, Han Y, Jaffré F, Zhu J, Wang P, Zhang T, Redmond D, Houghton S, Møller R, Hoagland D, Horiuchi S, Acklin J, Lim J, Bram Y, Richardson C, Chandar V, Borczuk A, Huang Y, Xiang J, Ho D, Schwartz R, tenOever B, Evans T.

PMID: 33236003; PMCID: PMC7685325.

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SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load Predicts Mortality in Patients with and without Cancer Who Are Hospitalized with COVID-19

Lars Westblade, PhD, Melissa Cushing, MD, Massimo Loda, MD, Jacob H. Rand, MD

SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load Predicts Mortality in Patients with and without Cancer Who Are Hospitalized with COVID-19

Cancer Cell. 2020 Nov 9;38(5):661-671.e2. 

Westblade LF, Brar G, Pinheiro LC, Paidoussis D, Rajan M, Martin P, Goyal P, Sepulveda JL, Zhang L, George G, Liu D, Whittier S, Plate M, Small CB, Rand JH, Cushing MM, Walsh TJ, Cooke J, Safford MM, Loda M, Satlin MJ.

PMID: 32997958; PMCID: PMC7492074

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COVID-19 pulmonary pathology: a multi-institutional autopsy cohort from Italy and New York City

Alain Borczuk, MD, Steven P. Salvatore, MD, Surya V. Seshan, MD, Sanjay Patel, MD, MPH

COVID-19 pulmonary pathology: a multi-institutional autopsy cohort from Italy and New York City

Mod Pathol. 2020 Nov;33(11):2156-2168. 

Borczuk AC, Salvatore SP, Seshan SV, Patel SS, Bussel JB, Mostyka M, Elsoukkary S, He B, Del Vecchio C, Fortarezza F, Pezzuto F, Navalesi P, Crisanti A, Fowkes ME, Bryce CH, Calabrese F, Beasley MB.

PMID: 32879413; PMCID: PMC7463226

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Concomitant calciphylaxis and COVID-19 associated thrombotic retiform purpura

Cynthia M. Magro, MD

Concomitant calciphylaxis and COVID-19 associated thrombotic retiform purpura

Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Nov;49(11):1879-1884.

Rotman JA, Dean KE, Magro C, Nuovo G, Bartolotta RJ.

PMID: 32844243; PMCID: PMC7447529

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Routine Laboratory Blood Tests Predict SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Machine Learning

He Sarina Yang, PhD, Ljiljana Vasovic, MD, Amy Chadburn, MD, Sabrina Racine-Brzostek, MD, PhD, Priya Velu, MD, PhD, Melissa Cushing, MD, Massimo Loda, MD, Zhen Zhao, PhD

Routine Laboratory Blood Tests Predict SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Machine Learning

Clin Chem. 2020 Nov 1;66(11):1396-1404.

Yang HS, Hou Y, Vasovic LV, Steel PAD, Chadburn A, Racine-Brzostek SE, Velu P, Cushing MM, Loda M, Kaushal R, Zhao Z, Wang F.

PMID: 32821907; PMCID: PMC7499540

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Identification of SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors using lung and colonic organoids

Jose Jessurun, MD, Alain Borczuk, MD

Identification of SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors using lung and colonic organoids

Nature. 2020 Oct 28.

Han Y, Duan X, Yang L, Nilsson-Payant BE, Wang P, Duan F, Tang X, Yaron TM, Zhang T, Uhl S, Bram Y, Richardson C, Zhu J, Zhao Z, Redmond D, Houghton S, Nguyen DT, Xu D, Wang X, Jessurun J, Borczuk A, Huang Y, Johnson JL, Liu Y, Xiang J, Wang H, Cantley LC, tenOever BR, Ho DD, Pan FC, Evans T, Chen HJ, Schwartz RE, Chen S.

PMID: 33116299

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The spatio-temporal landscape of lung pathology in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Steven P. Salvatore, MD, Alain Borczuk, MD

The spatio-temporal landscape of lung pathology in SARS-CoV-2 infection

medRxiv [Preprint]. 2020 Oct 27:2020.10.26.20219584.

Rendeiro AF, Ravichandran H, Bram Y, Salvatore S, Borczuk A, Elemento O, Schwartz RE.

PMID: 33140072; PMCID: PMC7605585

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Anti-complement C5 therapy with eculizumab in three cases of critical COVID-19

Cynthia M. Magro, MD

Anti-complement C5 therapy with eculizumab in three cases of critical COVID-19

Clin Immunol. 2020 Oct;219:108555.

Laurence J, Mulvey JJ, Seshadri M, Racanelli A, Harp J, Schenck EJ, Zappetti D, Horn EM, Magro CM. 

PMID: 32771488; PMCID: PMC7410014

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Strong homology between SARS-CoV-2 envelope protein and a Mycobacterium sp. antigen allows rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterial infections and may provide specific anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunity via the BCG vaccine

Cynthia M. Magro, MD

Strong homology between SARS-CoV-2 envelope protein and a Mycobacterium sp. antigen allows rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterial infections and may provide specific anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunity via the BCG vaccine

Ann Diagn Pathol. 2020 Oct;48:151600. 

Nuovo G, Tili E, Suster D, Matys E, Hupp L, Magro C.

PMID: 32805515; PMCID: PMC7423587

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SARS-CoV-2 antibody characterization in emergency department, hospitalized and convalescent patients by two semi-quantitative immunoassays

He Sarina Yang, PhD, Sabrina Racine-Brzostek, MD, PhD, Amy Chadburn, MD, Lars Westblade, PhD, Massimo Loda, MD, Melissa Cushing, MD, Zhen Zhao, PhD

SARS-CoV-2 antibody characterization in emergency department, hospitalized and convalescent patients by two semi-quantitative immunoassays

Clin Chim Acta. 2020 Oct;509:117-125. 

Yang HS, Racine-Brzostek SE, Lee WT, Hunt D, Yee J, Chen Z, Kubiak J, Cantu M, Hatem L, Zhong E, D'Ambrosio D, Chadburn A, Westblade L, Glesby M, Loda M, Cushing MM, Zhao Z.

PMID: 32505774; PMCID: PMC7272145

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Autopsy Findings in 32 Patients with COVID-19: A Single-Institution Experience

Amy Chadburn, MD, Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Jose Jessurun, MD, Surya V. Seshan, MD, Alain Borczuk, MD, Steven P. Salvatore, MD

Autopsy Findings in 32 Patients with COVID-19: A Single-Institution Experience

Pathobiology. 2020 Sep 17:1-13. 

Elsoukkary SS, Mostyka M, Dillard A, Berman DR, Ma LX, Chadburn A, Yantiss RK, Jessurun J, Seshan SV, Borczuk AC, Salvatore SP.

PMID: 32942274; PMCID: PMC7573917

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Longitudinal immune profiling of mild and severe COVID-19 reveals innate and adaptive immune dysfunction and provides an early prediction tool for clinical progression

Robert DeSimone, MD, Giorgio Inghirami, MD

Longitudinal immune profiling of mild and severe COVID-19 reveals innate and adaptive immune dysfunction and provides an early prediction tool for clinical progression

medRxiv [Preprint]. 2020 Sep 9:2020.09.08.20189092. 

Rendeiro AF, Casano J, Vorkas CK, Singh H, Morales A, DeSimone RA, Ellsworth GB, Soave R, Kapadia SN, Saito K, Brown CD, Hsu J, Kyriakides C, Chui S, Cappelli L, Cacciapuoti MT, Tam W, Galluzzi L, Simonson PD, Elemento O, Salvatore M, Inghirami G.

PMID: 32935114; PMCID: PMC7491529

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Clinical Screening for COVID-19 in Asymptomatic Patients With Cancer

Melissa Cushing, MD

Clinical Screening for COVID-19 in Asymptomatic Patients With Cancer

JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Sep 1;3(9):e2023121. 

Shah MA, Mayer S, Emlen F, Sholle E, Christos P, Cushing M, Hidalgo M.

PMID: 32990737; PMCID: PMC7525345

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Livedoid and Purpuric Skin Eruptions Associated With Coagulopathy in Severe COVID-19

Cynthia M. Magro, MD

Livedoid and Purpuric Skin Eruptions Associated With Coagulopathy in Severe COVID-19

JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Sep 1;156(9):1-3. 

Droesch C, Do MH, DeSancho M, Lee EJ, Magro C, Harp J.

PMID: 32756881; PMCID: PMC7376463

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Integrating genetic and non-genetic determinants of cancer evolution by single-cell multi-omics

Anna (Seung Ha) Nam, MD

Integrating genetic and non-genetic determinants of cancer evolution by single-cell multi-omics

Nat Rev Genet. 2020 Aug 17. Review Article.

Nam AS, Chaligne R, Landau DA.

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The ABC's of disaster management: Managing apheresis operations during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Joseph (Yossi) Schwartz, MD, MPH

The ABC's of disaster management: Managing apheresis operations during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

J Clin Apher. 2020 Aug;35(4):243-245. 

Vossoughi S, Winters JL, Burgstaler EA, Schwartz J.

PMID: 32604469; PMCID: PMC7361734

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