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1.

Metabolic reprogramming of natural killer cells in obesity limits antitumor responses.

Michelet X, Dyck L, Hogan A, Loftus RM, Duquette D, Wei K, Beyaz S, Tavakkoli A, Foley C, Donnelly R, O'Farrelly C, Raverdeau M, Vernon A, Pettee W, O'Shea D, Nikolajczyk BS, Mills KHG, Brenner MB, Finlay D, Lynch L.

Nat Immunol. 2018 Dec;19(12):1330-1340. doi: 10.1038/s41590-018-0251-7. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

PMID:
30420624
2.

Desiccation tolerance is associated with Staphylococcus aureus hypertransmissibility, resistance and infection development in the operating room.

Loftus RW, Dexter F, Robinson ADM, Horswill AR.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Nov;100(3):299-308. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.020. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

PMID:
29966756
3.

High-risk Staphylococcus aureus transmission in the operating room: A call for widespread improvements in perioperative hand hygiene and patient decolonization practices.

Loftus RW, Dexter F, Robinson ADM.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Oct;46(10):1134-1141. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.04.211. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

PMID:
29907449
4.

Amino acid-dependent cMyc expression is essential for NK cell metabolic and functional responses in mice.

Loftus RM, Assmann N, Kedia-Mehta N, O'Brien KL, Garcia A, Gillespie C, Hukelmann JL, Oefner PJ, Lamond AI, Gardiner CM, Dettmer K, Cantrell DA, Sinclair LV, Finlay DK.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 14;9(1):2341. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04719-2.

5.

Intubation over a bougie: Nasal is not novel.

Abrons RO, Loftus RW.

Saudi J Anaesth. 2018 Apr-Jun;12(2):373-374. doi: 10.4103/sja.SJA_779_17. No abstract available.

6.

Dynamics of intraoperative Klebsiella, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas, and Enterobacter transmission.

Hadder B, Patel HM, Loftus RW.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 May;46(5):526-532. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.10.018. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

PMID:
29395508
7.

Eliciting community perspectives on research with older adults living with HIV through focus groups.

Nguyen AL, Brown B, Taylor J, Estevez M, Loftus R.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(48):e8495. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000008495.

8.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has greater risk of transmission in the operating room than methicillin-sensitive S aureus.

Loftus RW, Dexter F, Robinson ADM.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 May;46(5):520-525. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.002. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

PMID:
29307750
9.

Srebp-controlled glucose metabolism is essential for NK cell functional responses.

Assmann N, O'Brien KL, Donnelly RP, Dyck L, Zaiatz-Bittencourt V, Loftus RM, Heinrich P, Oefner PJ, Lynch L, Gardiner CM, Dettmer K, Finlay DK.

Nat Immunol. 2017 Nov;18(11):1197-1206. doi: 10.1038/ni.3838. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

PMID:
28920951
10.

Fluoroscopic Guidance Increases the Incidence of Thoracic Epidural Catheter Placement Within the Epidural Space: A Randomized Trial.

Parra MC, Washburn K, Brown JR, Beach ML, Yeager MP, Barr P, Bonham K, Lamb K, Loftus RW.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Jan/Feb;42(1):17-24. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000519.

PMID:
27922948
11.

Erlotinib-Induced Transverse Fissure-Like Skin Lesions of Fingers.

Sadeghi M, Loftus R, Dasanu CA.

Conn Med. 2016 Sep;80(7):405-407.

PMID:
29782127
12.

Frequency of Hand Decontamination of Intraoperative Providers and Reduction of Postoperative Healthcare-Associated Infections: A Randomized Clinical Trial of a Novel Hand Hygiene System.

Koff MD, Brown JR, Marshall EJ, O'Malley AJ, Jensen JT, Heard SO, Longtine K, O'Neill M, Longtine J, Houston D, Robison C, Moulton E, Patel HM, Loftus RW.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;37(8):888-95. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.106. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

PMID:
27267310
13.

TGF-β inhibits the activation and functions of NK cells by repressing the mTOR pathway.

Viel S, Marçais A, Guimaraes FS, Loftus R, Rabilloud J, Grau M, Degouve S, Djebali S, Sanlaville A, Charrier E, Bienvenu J, Marie JC, Caux C, Marvel J, Town L, Huntington ND, Bartholin L, Finlay D, Smyth MJ, Walzer T.

Sci Signal. 2016 Feb 16;9(415):ra19. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aad1884.

PMID:
26884601
14.

Metabolic Reprogramming Supports IFN-γ Production by CD56bright NK Cells.

Keating SE, Zaiatz-Bittencourt V, Loftus RM, Keane C, Brennan K, Finlay DK, Gardiner CM.

J Immunol. 2016 Mar 15;196(6):2552-60. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501783. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

15.

Infection control in the operating room: is it more than a clean dish?

Loftus RW.

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Apr;29(2):192-7. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000300. Review.

PMID:
26765978
16.

Immunometabolism: Cellular Metabolism Turns Immune Regulator.

Loftus RM, Finlay DK.

J Biol Chem. 2016 Jan 1;291(1):1-10. doi: 10.1074/jbc.R115.693903. Epub 2015 Nov 3. Review.

17.

AGING GRACIE-FULLY. FACING THE CHALLENGES OF GROWING OLDER WITH HIV AS A COMMUNITY.

Loftus R.

Posit Aware. 2015 Jan-Feb;27(1):34-7. No abstract available.

PMID:
26302585
18.

The dynamics and implications of bacterial transmission events arising from the anesthesia work area.

Loftus RW, Koff MD, Birnbach DJ.

Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):853-60. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000505.

PMID:
25790210
19.

Transmission dynamics of gram-negative bacterial pathogens in the anesthesia work area.

Loftus RW, Brown JR, Patel HM, Koff MD, Jensen JT, Reddy S, Ruoff KL, Heard SO, Dodds TM, Beach ML, Yeager MP.

Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):819-26. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000626.

PMID:
25790209
20.

Structure-activity analysis of human ghrelin O-acyltransferase reveals chemical determinants of ghrelin selectivity and acyl group recognition.

Darling JE, Zhao F, Loftus RJ, Patton LM, Gibbs RA, Hougland JL.

Biochemistry. 2015 Feb 3;54(4):1100-10. doi: 10.1021/bi5010359. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

PMID:
25562443
21.

Hand hygiene knowledge and perceptions among anesthesia providers.

Fernandez PG, Loftus RW, Dodds TM, Koff MD, Reddy S, Heard SO, Beach ML, Yeager MP, Brown JR.

Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):837-43. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000408.

PMID:
25383717
22.

mTORC1-dependent metabolic reprogramming is a prerequisite for NK cell effector function.

Donnelly RP, Loftus RM, Keating SE, Liou KT, Biron CA, Gardiner CM, Finlay DK.

J Immunol. 2014 Nov 1;193(9):4477-84. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1401558. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

23.

Video observation to map hand contact and bacterial transmission in operating rooms.

Rowlands J, Yeager MP, Beach M, Patel HM, Huysman BC, Loftus RW.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Jul;42(7):698-701. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.02.021.

PMID:
24969122
24.

The dynamics of Enterococcus transmission from bacterial reservoirs commonly encountered by anesthesia providers.

Loftus RW, Koff MD, Brown JR, Patel HM, Jensen JT, Reddy S, Ruoff KL, Heard SO, Yeager MP, Dodds TM.

Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):827-36. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000123.

PMID:
24937346
25.

The epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus transmission in the anesthesia work area.

Loftus RW, Koff MD, Brown JR, Patel HM, Jensen JT, Reddy S, Ruoff KL, Heard SO, Yeager MP, Dodds TM.

Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):807-18. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182a8c16a.

PMID:
24937345
26.

Obesity and regional anesthesia.

Parra MC, Loftus RW.

Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Summer;51(3):90-112. doi: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e31829b8f4b. No abstract available.

PMID:
23797648
27.

Patient satisfaction with the endoscopy experience and willingness to return in a central Canadian health region.

Loftus R, Nugent Z, Graff LA, Schumacher F, Bernstein CN, Singh H.

Can J Gastroenterol. 2013;27(5):259-66.

28.

Regulation of Kv2.1 K(+) conductance by cell surface channel density.

Fox PD, Loftus RJ, Tamkun MM.

J Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;33(3):1259-70. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3008-12.2013.

29.

Incidence of uterine tachysystole in women induced with oxytocin.

Kunz MK, Loftus RJ, Nichols AA.

J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2013 Jan-Feb;42(1):12-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2012.01428.x. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

PMID:
23181343
30.

Reduction in intraoperative bacterial contamination of peripheral intravenous tubing through the use of a passive catheter care system.

Loftus RW, Brindeiro BS, Kispert DP, Patel HM, Koff MD, Jensen JT, Dodds TM, Yeager MP, Ruoff KL, Gallagher JD, Beach ML, Brown JR.

Anesth Analg. 2012 Dec;115(6):1315-23. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31826d2aa4. Epub 2012 Nov 9.

PMID:
23144441
31.

Prevention of intravenous bacterial injection from health care provider hands: the importance of catheter design and handling.

Loftus RW, Patel HM, Huysman BC, Kispert DP, Koff MD, Gallagher JD, Jensen JT, Rowlands J, Reddy S, Dodds TM, Yeager MP, Ruoff KL, Surgenor SD, Brown JR.

Anesth Analg. 2012 Nov;115(5):1109-19. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31826a1016. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

PMID:
23051883
32.

Ketamine/propofol admixture (ketofol) is associated with improved hemodynamics as an induction agent: a randomized, controlled trial.

Smischney NJ, Beach ML, Loftus RW, Dodds TM, Koff MD.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):94-101. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318250cdb8.

PMID:
22743378
33.

Kv2.1 cell surface clusters are insertion platforms for ion channel delivery to the plasma membrane.

Deutsch E, Weigel AV, Akin EJ, Fox P, Hansen G, Haberkorn CJ, Loftus R, Krapf D, Tamkun MM.

Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Aug;23(15):2917-29. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E12-01-0047. Epub 2012 May 30.

34.

Multiple reservoirs contribute to intraoperative bacterial transmission.

Loftus RW, Brown JR, Koff MD, Reddy S, Heard SO, Patel HM, Fernandez PG, Beach ML, Corwin HL, Jensen JT, Kispert D, Huysman B, Dodds TM, Ruoff KL, Yeager MP.

Anesth Analg. 2012 Jun;114(6):1236-48. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31824970a2. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

PMID:
22467892
35.

Changing the face and practice of dentistry: a 10-year plan.

Young D, Ricks CS, Featherstone JD, Fontana M, Fournier SM, Geiermann SP, Hurlbutt M, Kutsch VK, Loftus R, Luther JR, Nový BB, Wolff MS, Wong A.

J Calif Dent Assoc. 2011 Oct;39(10):746-51.

PMID:
22132587
36.

Cancer survivorship: the impact on primary care.

Watson EK, Rose PW, Loftus R, Devane C.

Br J Gen Pract. 2011 Nov;61(592):e763-5. doi: 10.3399/bjgp11X606771. No abstract available.

37.

Addressing barriers to care: 10 years of meeting community needs.

Loftus RT, Roth JR.

J Calif Dent Assoc. 2011 Feb;39(2):107-10.

PMID:
21485935
38.

Employee engagement.

Loftus R, Dobb C, Lawson L.

MLO Med Lab Obs. 2011 Mar;43(3):34. No abstract available.

PMID:
21446581
39.

Reduction in ventilator associated pneumonia in a mixed intensive care unit after initiation of a novel hand hygiene program.

Koff MD, Corwin HL, Beach ML, Surgenor SD, Loftus RW.

J Crit Care. 2011 Oct;26(5):489-495. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2010.12.013. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

PMID:
21439767
40.

Intraoperative ketamine reduces perioperative opiate consumption in opiate-dependent patients with chronic back pain undergoing back surgery.

Loftus RW, Yeager MP, Clark JA, Brown JR, Abdu WA, Sengupta DK, Beach ML.

Anesthesiology. 2010 Sep;113(3):639-46. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181e90914.

PMID:
20693876
41.

Hand contamination of anesthesia providers is an important risk factor for intraoperative bacterial transmission.

Loftus RW, Muffly MK, Brown JR, Beach ML, Koff MD, Corwin HL, Surgenor SD, Kirkland KB, Yeager MP.

Anesth Analg. 2011 Jan;112(1):98-105. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181e7ce18. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

PMID:
20686007
42.

Localization-dependent activity of the Kv2.1 delayed-rectifier K+ channel.

O'Connell KM, Loftus R, Tamkun MM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jul 6;107(27):12351-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1003028107. Epub 2010 Jun 21.

43.

Reduction in intraoperative bacterial contamination of peripheral intravenous tubing through the use of a novel device.

Koff MD, Loftus RW, Burchman CC, Schwartzman JD, Read ME, Henry ES, Beach ML.

Anesthesiology. 2009 May;110(5):978-85. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181a06ec3.

PMID:
19352154
44.

Transmission of pathogenic bacterial organisms in the anesthesia work area.

Loftus RW, Koff MD, Burchman CC, Schwartzman JD, Thorum V, Read ME, Wood TA, Beach ML.

Anesthesiology. 2008 Sep;109(3):399-407. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318182c855.

PMID:
18719437
45.

HIV-1 and HCV viral load cost models for bDNA: 440 Molecular System versus real-time PCR AmpliPrep/TaqMan test.

Elbeik T, Dalessandro R, Loftus RA, Beringer S.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2007 Nov;7(6):723-53.

PMID:
18020903
46.
47.

Traceability of biotech-derived animals: application of DNA technology.

Loftus R.

Rev Sci Tech. 2005 Apr;24(1):231-42. Review.

PMID:
16110891
48.

Admixture and diversity in West African cattle populations.

Freeman AR, Meghen CM, MacHugh DE, Loftus RT, Achukwi MD, Bado A, Sauveroche B, Bradley DG.

Mol Ecol. 2004 Nov;13(11):3477-87.

PMID:
15488005
49.

AVP-induced VIT32 gene expression in collecting duct cells occurs via trans-activation of a CRE in the 5'-flanking region of the VIT32 gene.

Thomas CP, Loftus RW, Liu KZ.

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2004 Sep;287(3):F460-8. Epub 2004 May 12.

50.

Global cost modeling analysis of HIV-1 and HCV viral load assays.

Elbeik T, Chen YM, Soutchkov SV, Loftus RA, Beringer S.

Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2003 Aug;3(4):383-407. doi: 10.1586/14737167.3.4.383.

PMID:
19807450

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