Faculty Research Publications August 2021

Since August 1, 2021 our faculty have published 26 papers. Eligible publications included those that were e-published in August:

Faculty Publications:

  1. Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Patterns of Autofluorescence in Common Genotypes of Retinitis Pigmentosa” in Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina.
  2. Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Fundus Autofluorescence and Clinical Applications” in the Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research.
  3. Melinda Chang, MD, and Mark Borchert, MD, co-authored the paper, “Etiology and Outcomes of Acquired Pediatric Sixth Nerve Palsies” in the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.
  4. Charles Flowers, MD, co-authored the paper, “Drug delivery to the anterior segment of the eye: A review of current and future treatment strategies” in International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
  5. Xuejuan Jiang, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography-Derived Flux As a Measure of Physiological Changes in Retinal Capillary Blood Flow” in Translational Vision Science and Technology.
  6. Xuejuan Jiang, PhD, and Grace Richter, MD, MPH, co-authored the paper, “Longer Axial Length Potentiates Relationship of Intraocular Pressure and Peripapillary Vessel Density in Glaucoma Patients” in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
  7. Jonathan Kim, MD, and Jesse Berry, MD, co-authored the paper, “Outpatient ocular brachytherapy: The USC Experience” in Advances in Radiation Oncology.
  8. Jonathan Kim, MD, and Jesse Berry, MD, co-authored the paper, “Retinoblastoma seeds: impact on American Joint Committee on Cancer clinical staging” in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
  9. Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Recessive ciliopathy mutations in primary endocardial fibroelastosis: a rare neonatal cardiomyopathy in a case of Alstrom syndrome” in the Journal of Molecular Medicine (Berl.)
  10. Annie Nguyen, MD, co-authored the paper, “Refractive Error Findings in Students Who Failed School-based Vision Screening” in Ophthalmic Epidemiology.
  11. Biju Thomas, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Stem Cell Based Treatment Strategies for Degenerative Diseases of the Retina” in Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy.
  12. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “A systems-level analysis highlights microglial activation as a modifying factor in common epilepsies” in Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology.
  13. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Brain Correlates of Suicide Attempt in 18,925 Participants Across 18 International Cohorts” in Biological Psychiatry.
  14. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Artificial intelligence for classification of temporal lobe epilepsy with ROI-level MRI data: A worldwide ENIGMA-Epilepsy study” in Neuroimage Clinical.
  15. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “International Multicenter Analysis of Brain Structure Across Clinical Stages of Parkinson’s Disease” in Movement Disorders.
  16. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Shared Genetic Etiology between Cortical Brain Morphology and Tobacco, Alcohol, and Cannabis Use” in Cerebral Cortex.
  17. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Large-scale collaboration in ENIGMA-EEG: A perspective on the meta-analytic approach to link neurological and psychiatric liability genes to electrophysiological brain activity” in Brain and Behavior.
  18. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Are Sex Differences in Human Brain Structure Associated With Sex Differences in Behavior?” in Psychological Science.
  19. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Predicting Brain Amyloid Using Multivariate Morphometry Statistics, Sparse Coding, and Correntropy: Validation in 1,101 Individuals From the ADNI and OASIS Databases” in Frontiers in Neuroscience.
  20. Paul Thompson, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Corrigendum to: Heritability of regional brain volumes in large-scale neuroimaging and genetic studies” in Cerebral Cortex.
  21. Arthur Toga, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Improving brain age estimates with deep learning leads to identification of novel genetic factors associated with brain aging” in Neurobiology of Aging.
  22. Arthur Toga, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Characterizing plasma NfL in a community-dwelling multi-ethnic cohort: Results from the HABLE study” in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.
  23. Sandy Zhang-Nunes, MD, and Jessica Chang, MD, co-authored the paper, “Lateral orbital wall anomaly in a patient with thyroid eye disease in Orbit.

Affiliate Faculty Publications:

  1. John Ringman, MD, MS, co-authored the paper, “Comparing amyloid-β plaque burden with antemortem PiB PET in autosomal dominant and late-onset Alzheimer disease” in Acta Neuropathologica.
  2. John Ringman, MD, MS, co-authored the paper, “Comparison of CSF biomarkers in Down syndrome and autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study” in Lancet Neurology.
  3. Danny J.J. Wang, PhD, co-authored the paper, “Optimization of pseudo-continuous arterial spin labeling at 7T with parallel transmission B1 shimming” in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.