Natalie Torok

Title(s)Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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    1. Torok NJ. P300, A New Player in Mechanosensitivity and Activation of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts. Gastroenterology. 2018 06; 154(8):2025-2026. PMID: 29733834.
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    2. Ouyang X, Han SN, Zhang JY, Dioletis E, Nemeth BT, Pacher P, Feng D, Bataller R, Cabezas J, Stärkel P, Caballeria J, LePine Pongratz R, Cai SY, Schnabl B, Hoque R, Chen Y, Yang WH, Garcia-Martinez I, Wang FS, Gao B, Torok NJ, Kibbey RG, Mehal WZ. Digoxin Suppresses Pyruvate Kinase M2-Promoted HIF-1a Transactivation in Steatohepatitis. Cell Metab. 2018 May 01; 27(5):1156. PMID: 29719229.
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    3. Zhou Z, Xu MJ, Cai Y, Wang W, Jiang JX, Varga ZV, Feng D, Pacher P, Kunos G, Torok NJ, Gao B. Neutrophil-Hepatic Stellate Cell Interactions Promote Fibrosis in Experimental Steatohepatitis. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar; 5(3):399-413. PMID: 29552626.
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    4. Haque A, Gheibi P, Stybayeva G, Gao Y, Torok N, Revzin A. Ductular reaction-on-a-chip: Microfluidic co-cultures to study stem cell fate selection during liver injury. Sci Rep. 2016 10 31; 6:36077. PMID: 27796316.
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    5. Torok NJ. Dysregulation of redox pathways in liver fibrosis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 10 01; 311(4):G667-G674. PMID: 27562057.
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    6. Marsano JG, Torok NJ. Metabolic Syndrome Post-Liver Transplant: Can We Predict? Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2016 08; 14(6):289-90. PMID: 27304753.
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    7. Török NJ. Extracellular vesicles and ceramide: new mediators for macrophage chemotaxis? J Lipid Res. 2016 Feb; 57(2):157-8. PMID: 26729816; PMCID: PMC4727415 [Available on 02/01/17].
    8. Torok NJ. Update on Alcoholic Hepatitis. Biomolecules. 2015 Nov 02; 5(4):2978-86. PMID: 26540078; PMCID: PMC4693265.
    9. Torok NJ. Vascular adhesion protein 1 in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a novel biomarker? Hepatology. 2015 Oct; 62(4):1313-5. PMID: 26084585; PMCID: PMC4589450 [Available on 10/01/16].
    10. Akhtar E, Parikh DA, Torok NJ. Calciphylaxis in a Patient With Alcoholic Cirrhosis. ACG Case Rep J. 2015 Jul; 2(4):209-10. PMID: 26203440; PMCID: PMC4508942.
    11. Asmuth DM, Pinchuk IV, Wu J, Vargas G, Chen X, Mann S, Albanese A, Ma ZM, Saroufeem R, Melcher GP, Troia-Cancio P, Torok NJ, Miller CJ, Powell DW. Role of intestinal myofibroblasts in HIV-associated intestinal collagen deposition and immune reconstitution following combination antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2015 May 15; 29(8):877-88. PMID: 25784439; PMCID: PMC4520701.
    12. Torok NJ, Dranoff JA, Schuppan D, Friedman SL. Strategies and endpoints of antifibrotic drug trials: Summary and recommendations from the AASLD Emerging Trends Conference, Chicago, June 2014. Hepatology. 2015 Aug; 62(2):627-34. PMID: 25626988; PMCID: PMC4515973.
    13. McGahan JP, Bishop J, Webb J, Howell L, Torok N, Lamba R, Corwin MT. Role of FNA and Core Biopsy of Primary and Metastatic Liver Disease. Int J Hepatol. 2013; 2013:174103. PMID: 24369506; PMCID: PMC3857922.
    14. Jung CJ, Iyengar S, Blahnik KR, Jiang JX, Tahimic C, Torok NJ, de vere White RW, Farnham PJ, Zern M. Human ESC self-renewal promoting microRNAs induce epithelial-mesenchymal transition in hepatocytes by controlling the PTEN and TGFß tumor suppressor signaling pathways. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 Jul; 10(7):979-91. PMID: 22622027; PMCID: PMC4166560.
    15. Ellis CL, Ma ZM, Mann SK, Li CS, Wu J, Knight TH, Yotter T, Hayes TL, Maniar AH, Troia-Cancio PV, Overman HA, Torok NJ, Albanese A, Rutledge JC, Miller CJ, Pollard RB, Asmuth DM. Molecular characterization of stool microbiota in HIV-infected subjects by panbacterial and order-level 16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA) quantification and correlations with immune activation. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Aug 15; 57(5):363-70. PMID: 21436711; PMCID: PMC3153564.
    16. Cui W, Matsuno K, Iwata K, Ibi M, Matsumoto M, Zhang J, Zhu K, Katsuyama M, Torok NJ, Yabe-Nishimura C. NOX1/nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, reduced form (NADPH) oxidase promotes proliferation of stellate cells and aggravates liver fibrosis induced by bile duct ligation. Hepatology. 2011 Sep 02; 54(3):949-58. PMID: 21618578.
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    17. Devaraj S, Torok N. Leptin: the missing link between obesity and heart disease? Atherosclerosis. 2011 Aug; 217(2):322-3. PMID: 21663911; PMCID: PMC4823138.
    18. Selmi C, Torok NJ, Affronti A, Gershwin ME. Genomic variants associated with primary biliary cirrhosis. Genome Med. 2010 Jan 26; 2(1):5. PMID: 20193050; PMCID: PMC2829930.
    19. Venugopal SK, Jiang J, Kim TH, Li Y, Wang SS, Torok NJ, Wu J, Zern MA. Liver fibrosis causes downregulation of miRNA-150 and miRNA-194 in hepatic stellate cells, and their overexpression causes decreased stellate cell activation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Jan; 298(1):G101-6. PMID: 19892940; PMCID: PMC2806096.
    20. Sohail MA, Hashmi AZ, Hakim W, Watanabe A, Zipprich A, Groszmann RJ, Dranoff JA, Torok NJ, Mehal WZ. Adenosine induces loss of actin stress fibers and inhibits contraction in hepatic stellate cells via Rho inhibition. Hepatology. 2009 Jan; 49(1):185-94. PMID: 18844235; PMCID: PMC3129263.
    21. Silveira MG, Torok NJ, Gossard AA, Keach JC, Jorgensen RA, Petz JL, Lindor KD. Minocycline in the treatment of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis: results of a pilot study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan; 104(1):83-8. PMID: 19098854.
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    22. Jiang JX, Mikami K, Shah VH, Torok NJ. Leptin induces phagocytosis of apoptotic bodies by hepatic stellate cells via a Rho guanosine triphosphatase-dependent mechanism. Hepatology. 2008 Nov; 48(5):1497-505. PMID: 18925608.
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    23. Devaraj S, Torok N, Dasu MR, Samols D, Jialal I. Adiponectin decreases C-reactive protein synthesis and secretion from endothelial cells: evidence for an adipose tissue-vascular loop. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008 Jul; 28(7):1368-74. PMID: 18451326; PMCID: PMC2771588.
    24. Jiang J, Torok N. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and the metabolic syndrome. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2008 Mar; 6(1):1-7. PMID: 18370830.
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    25. Torok NJ. Apoptotic cell death takes its toll. Hepatology. 2007 Nov; 46(5):1323-5. PMID: 17969040.
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    26. Seo S, Maganti K, Khehra M, Ramsamooj R, Tsodikov A, Bowlus C, McVicar J, Zern M, Torok N. De novo nonalcoholic fatty liver disease after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2007 Jun; 13(6):844-7. PMID: 17029282.
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    27. Zhan SS, Jiang JX, Wu J, Halsted C, Friedman SL, Zern MA, Torok NJ. Phagocytosis of apoptotic bodies by hepatic stellate cells induces NADPH oxidase and is associated with liver fibrosis in vivo. Hepatology. 2006 Mar; 43(3):435-43. PMID: 16496318.
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    28. Canbay A, Taimr P, Torok N, Higuchi H, Friedman S, Gores GJ. Apoptotic body engulfment by a human stellate cell line is profibrogenic. Lab Invest. 2003 May; 83(5):655-63. PMID: 12746475.
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