Office of Research & Development

Recent Publications

Vasterling JJ, Aslan M, Proctor SP, Ko J, Marx BP, Jakupcak M, Schnurr PP, Gleason T, Huang GD, Concato J. Longitudinal Examination of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as a Long-Term Outcome of Iraq War Deployment. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Bakaeen FG, Reda DJ, Gelijns AC, Cornwell L, Omer S, Al Jurdi R, Kougias P, Anaya D, Berger DH, Huang GD. Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites: Implications for Surgical Trials. JAMA Surg. 2014 Mar 19. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4150. [Epub ahead of print]

Dysken MW, Sano M, Asthana S, Vertrees JE, Pallaki M, Llorente M, Love S, Schellenberg GD, McCarten JR, Malphurs J, Prieto S, Chen P, Loreck DJ, Trapp G, Bakshi RS, Mintzer JE, Heidebrink JL, Vidal-Cardona A, Arroyo LM, Cruz AR, Zachariah S, Kowall NW, Chopra MP, Craft S, Thielke S, Turvey CL, Woodman C, Monnell KA, Gordon K, Tomaska J, Segal Y, Peduzzi PN, Guarino PD. Effect of vitamin E and memantine on functional decline in Alzheimer disease: the TEAM-AD VA cooperative randomized trial. JAMA. 2014 Jan 1;311(1):33-44. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282834.

Fried LF, Emanuele N, Zhang JH, Brophy M, Conner TA, Duckworth W, Leehey DJ, McCullough PA, O'Connor T, Palevsky PM, Reilly RF, Seliger SL, Warren SR, Watnick S, Peduzzi P, Guarino P; VA NEPHRON-D Investigators. Combined Angiotensin inhibition for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Nov 14;369(20):1892-903. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1303154. Epub 2013 Nov 9.

O'Dell JR, Mikuls TR, Taylor TH, Ahluwalia V, Brophy M, Warren SR, Lew RA, Cannella AC, Kunkel G, Phibbs CS, Anis AH, Leatherman S, Keystone E; CSP 551 RACAT Investigators. Therapies for active rheumatoid arthritis after methotrexate failure. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 25;369(4):307-18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1303006. Epub 2013 Jun 11.

Bauman WA, Spungen AM, Collins JF, Raisch DW, Ho C, Deitrick GA, Nemchausky BA, Goetz LL, Park JS, Schwartz M, Merritt JL, Jayawardena V, Sandford P, Sabharwal S, Holmes SA, Nasar F, Sasaki R, Punj V, Zachow KF, Chua WC, Thomas MD, Trincher RC. The Effect of Oxandrolone on the Healing of Chronic Pressure Ulcers in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE . 2013 May 21;158(10):718-26.

McNeil RB, Thomas CM, Coughlin SS, Hauser E, Huang GD, Goldstein KM, Johnson MR, Dunn-Thomas T, Provenzale DT. An assessment of survey measures used across key epidemiologic studies of United States Gulf War I era Veterans. Environ Health. 2013 Jan 9;12(1):4. [Epub ahead of print]

Lederle FA, Freischlag JA, Kyriakides TC, Matsumura JS, Padberg FT Jr, Kohler TR, Kougias P, Jean-Claude JM, Cikrit DF, Swanson KM; OVER Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. Long-term comparison of endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22;367(21):1988-97.

Wilt TJ, Brawer MK, Jones KM, Barry MJ, Aronson WJ, Fox S, Gingrich JR, Wei JT, Gilhooly P, Grob BM, Nsouli I, Iyer P, Cartagena R, Snider G, Roehrborn C, Sharifi R, Blank W, Pandya P, Andriole GL, Culkin D, Wheeler T; Prostate Cancer Intervention versus Observation Trial (PIVOT) Study Group. Radical prostatectomy versus observation for localized prostate cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 19;367(3):203-13.

Krystal JH, Rosenheck RA, Cramer JA, Vessicchio JC, Jones KM, Vertrees JE, Horney RA, Huang GD, Stock C; Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study No. 504 Group. Adjunctive risperidone treatment for antidepressant-resistant symptoms of chronic military service-related PTSD: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2011 Aug 3;306(5):493-502.

Rosenheck RA, Krystal JH, Lew R, Barnett PG, Fiore L, Valley D, Thwin SS, Vertrees JE, Liang MH; CSP555 Research Group. Long-acting risperidone and oral antipsychotics in unstable schizophrenia. N Engl J Med. 2011 Mar 3;364(9):842-51.

Goldman S, Sethi GK, Holman W, Thai H, McFalls E, Ward HB, Kelly RF, Rhenman B, Tobler GH, Bakaeen FG, Huh J, Soltero E, Moursi M, Haime M, Crittenden M, Kasirajan V, Ratliff M, Pett S, Irimpen A, Gunnar W, Thomas D, Fremes S, Moritz T, Reda D, Harrison L, Wagner TH, Wang Y, Planting L, Miller M, Rodriguez Y, Juneman E, Morrison D, Pierce MK, Kreamer S, Shih MC, Lee K. Radial artery grafts vs saphenous vein grafts in coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2011 Jan 12;305(2):167-74.

McFall M, Saxon AJ, Malte CA, Chow B, Bailey S, Baker DG, Beckham JC, Boardman KD, Carmody TP, Joseph AM, Smith MW, Shih MC, Lu Y, Holodniy M, Lavori PW; CSP 519 Study Team. Integrating tobacco cessation into mental health care for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2010 Dec 8;304(22):2485-93.

Matchar DB, Jacobson A, Dolor R, Edson R, Uyeda L, Phibbs CS, Vertrees JE, Shih MC, Holodniy M, Lavori P; THINRS Executive Committee and Site Investigators. Effect of home testing of international normalized ratio on clinical events. N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 21;363(17):1608-20.

Follett KA, Weaver FM, Stern M, Hur K, Harris CL, Luo P, Marks WJ Jr, Rothlind J, Sagher O, Moy C, Pahwa R, Burchiel K, Hogarth P, Lai EC, Duda JE, Holloway K, Samii A, Horn S, Bronstein JM, Stoner G, Starr PA, Simpson R, Baltuch G, De Salles A, Huang GD, Reda DJ; CSP 468 Study Group. Pallidal versus subthalamic deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jun 3;362(22):2077-91

Kozora E, Kongs S, Collins J, Hattler B, Baltz J, Hampton M, Grover F, Dimitri N, Shroyer L; Cognitive Outcomes After On- Versus Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY 2010; 90:1134–41.

Lo AC, Guarino PD, Richards LG, Haselkorn JK, Wittenberg GF, Federman DG, Ringer RJ, Wagner TH, Krebs HI, Volpe BT, Bever CT Jr, Bravata DM, Duncan PW, Corn BH, Maffucci AD, Nadeau SE, Conroy SS, Powell JM, Huang GD, Peduzzi P. Robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke. N Engl J Med. 2010 May 13;362(19):1772-83. Epub 2010 Apr 16

Barry M. Massie, M.D., Joseph F. Collins, Sc. D., Susan E. Ammon, MS, RN, FNP, Paul W. Armstrong, M.D. John G.F. Cleland, M.D., Michael Ezekowitz, M.D., Syed M. Jafri, M.D., William F. Krol, Ph.D., Christopher M. O’Connor, M.D., Kevin A. Schulman M.D., Koon Teo, M.D., Stuart R. Warren, Pharm. D. A Randomized Trial of Warfarin, Aspirin and Clopidogrel in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: The Warfarin and Antiplatelet Therapy in Chronic Heart Failure Trial (WATCH). WATCH Trial Investigators. CIRCULATION 2009 Mar 31; 119(12):1616-24. Epub 2009 Mar 16.

Shroyer AL, Grover FL, Hattler B, Collins JF, McDonald GO, Kozora E, Lucke JC, Baltz JH, Novitzky D; The Veterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) Study Group. On-Pump versus Off-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass Surgery. N Engl J Med. 2009 Nov 5;361(19):1827-1837.

Weaver FM, Follett K, Stern M, Hur K, Harris C, Marks WJ Jr, Rothlind J, Sagher O, Reda D, Moy CS, Pahwa R, Burchiel K, Hogarth P, Lai EC, Duda JE, Holloway K, Samii A, Horn S, Bronstein J, Stoner G, Heemskerk J, Huang GD; CSP 468 Study Group. Bilateral deep brain stimulation vs best medical therapy for patients with advanced Parkinson disease: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2009 Jan 7;301(1):63-73.

William Duckworth, M.D., Carlos Abraira, M.D., Thomas Moritz, M.S., Domenic Reda, Ph.D., Nicholas Emanuele, M.D., Peter D. Reaven, M.D., Franklin J. Zieve, M.D., Ph.D., Jennifer Marks, M.D., Stephen N. Davis, M.D., Rodney Hayward, M.D., Stuart R. Warren, J.D., Pharm.D., Steven Goldman, M.D., Madeline McCarren, Ph.D., M.P.H., Mary Ellen Vitek, William G. Henderson, Ph.D., Grant D. Huang, M.P.H., Ph.D., for the VADT Investigators. Glucose Control and Vascular Complications in Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 8;360(2):129-39. Epub 2008 Dec 17.

VA/NIH Acute Renal Failure Trial Network, Palevsky PM, Zhang JH, O'Connor TZ, Chertow GM, Crowley ST, Choudhury D, Finkel K, Kellum JA, Paganini E, Schein RM, Smith MW, Swanson KM, Thompson BT, Vijayan A, Watnick S, Star RA, Peduzzi P. Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 3;359(1):7-20. Epub 2008 May 20.

Rex L. Jamison, MD; Pamela Hartigan, PhD; James S. Kaufman, MD; David S. Goldfarb, MD; Stuart R. Warren, PharmD; Peter D. Guarino, PhD; J. Michael Gaziano, MD; For the Veterans Affairs Site Investigators. Effect of Homocysteine Lowering on Mortality and Vascular Disease in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and End-stage Renal Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2007;298:1163-1170.

Zacharski LR, Chow BK, Howes PS, Shamayeva G, Baron JA, Dalman RL, Malenka DJ, Ozaki CK, Lavori PW. Reduction of iron stores and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007;297:603-610

Schnurr PP, Friedman MJ, Engel CC, Foa EB, Shea MT, Chow BK, Resick PA, Thurston V, Orsillo SM, Haug R, Turner C, Bernardy N. Cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007;297:820-830

Boden, William E., O'Rourke, Robert A., Teo, Koon K., Hartigan, Pamela M., et al. Optimal Medical Therapy with or without PCI for Stable Coronary Disease. N Engl J Med 2007 356: 1503-1516

Toomey R, Kang HK, Karlinsky J, Baker DG, Vasterling JJ, Alpern R, Reda DJ, Henderson WG, Murphy FM, Eisen SA. Mental health of US Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war. Br J Psychiatry. 2007 May;190:385-93.

Stroupe KT, Morrison DA, Hlatky MA, Barnett PG, Cao L, Lyttle C, Hynes DM, Henderson WG; Investigators of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program No.385 (AWESOME: Angina With Extremely Serious Operative Mortality Evaluation). Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafts versus percutaneous coronary intervention for revascularization of high-risk patients. Circulation. 2006 Sep 19;114(12):1251-7.

Oxman, M.N., Levin, M.J., Johnson, G.R., et al., The Shingles Prevention Study Group, A Vaccine to Prevent Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia in Older Adults
N Engl J Med 2005 352: 2271-2284

Collins JF, Lieberman DA, Durbin TE, Weiss DG and the VA Cooperative Study No.380 Group. Accuracy of screening for fecal occult blood on a single stool sample obtained by digital rectal examination: A comparison with recommended sampling practice. Annals of Internal Medicine 2005; 142: 81-85.

Rowan AJ, Ramsay RE, Collins JF et al. New onset geriatric epilepsy: A randomized study of gabapentin, lamotrigine, and carbamazepine. Neurology 2005; 64: 1868 - 1873.

McFalls EO, Ward HB, Moritz TE, Goldman S, et al. Coronary-artery revascularization before elective major vascular surgery. New England Journal of Medicine 2004: 351 (27) 2795 - 2804

Davis LE, Eisen SA, Murphy FM, Alpern R, et al. Clinical and laboratory assessment of distal peripheral nerves in Gulf War veterans and spouses. Neurology 2004; 63: 1070-1077

Neumeyer L, Giobbie-Hurder A, Jonasson O, Fitzgibbons R, et al. Open mesh versus laparoscopic mesh repair of inguinal hernia. New England Journal of Medicine 2004; 350 (18): 1819-1827.


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