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Victor Ronald

Title(s)Member, CTSI
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    Title(s)Member, Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)

    Title(s)Director, Hypertension Center

    Title(s)Associate Director, Cedar-Sinai Heart Institute

    Title(s)Executive Committee, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


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    Hookah Smoking, Carbon Monoxide, and Coronary Endothelial Function
    NIH/NIDA R21DA041596May 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Barber-Pharmacist Coordination to Improve Blood Pressure Management in Black Men
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL117983Jun 15, 2014 - May 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Planning a Multicenter Trial of PDE5A Inhibition for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    NIH/NIAMS U34AR062893Jun 1, 2012 - May 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Barber-Based Intervention for Hypertension in Black Men
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL080582Sep 12, 2006 - Mar 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cocaine and Sympathetic Nerve Activity In Humans
    NIH/NIDA R01DA010064Sep 15, 1996 - Aug 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    SCOR IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE IN BLACKS
    NIH/NHLBI P50HL055988Sep 30, 1995 - Aug 31, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MTDNA AND CARDIAC FUNCTION
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL054794Aug 1, 1995 - Jul 31, 1999
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Molecular Genetics of Muscles Specialization
    NIH/NIAMS R01AR040849Apr 1, 1991 - Mar 31, 2007
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Neural Mechanisms of Cyclosporine-Induced Hypertension
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL044010Apr 1, 1990 - Jun 30, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    VASCULAR BETA-RECEPTORS IN BORDERLINE HYPERTENSION
    NIH/NHLBI K08HL001886Jan 1, 1986 - Dec 31, 1988
    Role: Principal Investigator
    EXERCISE &MITOCHONDRIAL BIOGENESIS
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL035639Sep 30, 1985 - Sep 29, 1993
    Role: Principal Investigator
    BIOPSY TECHNIQUES FOR ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR ANALYSIS
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL031101Jul 1, 1983 - Jun 30, 1986
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Training in Cardiovascular Research
    NIH/NHLBI T32HL007360Jul 1, 1978 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Victor RG, Li N, Blyler CA, Mason OR, Chang LC, Moy NPB, Rashid MA, Weiss JP, Handler J, Brettler JW, Sagisi MB, Rader F, Elashoff RM. Nocturia as an Unrecognized Symptom of Uncontrolled Hypertension in Black Men Aged 35 to 49 Years. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 05; 8(5):e010794. PMID: 30827133.
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    2. Rezk-Hanna M, Mosenifar Z, Benowitz NL, Rader F, Rashid M, Davoren K, Moy NB, Doering L, Robbins W, Sarna L, Li N, Chang LC, Elashoff RM, Victor RG. High Carbon Monoxide Levels from Charcoal Combustion Mask Acute Endothelial Dysfunction Induced by Hookah (Waterpipe) Smoking in Young Adults. Circulation. 2019 Feb 15. PMID: 30764644.
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    3. Taylor M, Jefferies J, Byrne B, Lima J, Ambale-Venkatesh B, Ostovaneh MR, Makkar R, Goldstein B, Smith RR, Fudge J, Malliaras K, Fedor B, Rudy J, Pogoda JM, Marbán L, Ascheim DD, Marbán E, Victor RG. Cardiac and skeletal muscle effects in the randomized HOPE-Duchenne trial. Neurology. 2019 Jan 23. PMID: 30674601.
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    4. Victor RG, Blyler CA, Li N, Lynch K, Moy NB, Rashid M, Chang LC, Handler J, Brettler J, Rader F, Elashoff RM. Sustainability of Blood Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops. Circulation. 2019 Jan 02; 139(1):10-19. PMID: 30592662.
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    5. Vongpatanasin W, Ayers C, Lodhi H, Das SR, Berry JD, Khera A, Victor RG, Lin FC, Viera AJ, Yano Y, de Lemos JA. Diagnostic Thresholds for Blood Pressure Measured at Home in the Context of the 2017 Hypertension Guideline. Hypertension. 2018 Dec; 72(6):1312-1319. PMID: 30571225.
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    6. Victor RG, Blyler C, Elashoff RM. A Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops. N Engl J Med. 2018 07 12; 379(2):200-201. PMID: 29996084.
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    7. Rezk-Hanna M, Doering L, Robbins W, Sarna L, Elashoff RM, Victor RG. Acute Effect of Hookah Smoking on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections in Adults Aged 18 to 34 Years of Age. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 01; 122(5):905-909. PMID: 30057235.
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    8. Victor RG, Lynch K, Li N, Blyler C, Muhammad E, Handler J, Brettler J, Rashid M, Hsu B, Foxx-Drew D, Moy N, Reid AE, Elashoff RM. A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops. N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 05; 378(14):1291-1301. PMID: 29527973.
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    9. Rader F, Victor RG. The Slow Evolution of Blood Pressure Monitoring: But Wait, Not So Fast! JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2017 Dec; 2(6):643-645. PMID: 30062179.
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    10. Victor RG, Sweeney HL, Finkel R, McDonald CM, Byrne B, Eagle M, Goemans N, Vandenborne K, Dubrovsky AL, Topaloglu H, Miceli MC, Furlong P, Landry J, Elashoff R, Cox D. A phase 3 randomized placebo-controlled trial of tadalafil for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Neurology. 2017 Oct 24; 89(17):1811-1820. PMID: 28972192.
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    11. Doytchinova A, Hassel JL, Yuan Y, Lin H, Yin D, Adams D, Straka S, Wright K, Smith K, Wagner D, Shen C, Salanova V, Meshberger C, Chen LS, Kincaid JC, Coffey AC, Wu G, Li Y, Kovacs RJ, Everett TH, Victor R, Cha YM, Lin SF, Chen PS. Simultaneous noninvasive recording of skin sympathetic nerve activity and electrocardiogram. Heart Rhythm. 2017 01; 14(1):25-33. PMID: 27670627.
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    12. Iyer MS, Bergman RN, Korman JE, Woolcott OO, Kabir M, Victor RG, Clegg DJ, Kolka C. Renal Denervation Reverses Hepatic Insulin Resistance Induced by High-Fat Diet. Diabetes. 2016 Nov; 65(11):3453-3463. PMID: 27495220.
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    13. Franklin SS, Rader F, Victor RG. What Is the Significance of Masked Hypertension Versus Incident Hypertension in Blacks? Hypertension. 2016 07; 68(1):30-1. PMID: 27185749.
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    14. Nelson MD, Rezk-Hanna M, Rader F, Mason OR, Tang X, Shidban S, Rosenberry R, Benowitz NL, Tashkin DP, Elashoff RM, Lindner JR, Victor RG. Acute Effect of Hookah Smoking on the Human Coronary Microcirculation. Am J Cardiol. 2016 06 01; 117(11):1747-54. PMID: 27067622.
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    15. Victor R. MY APPROACH to evaluation of the ambulatory patient with suspected hypertension. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 07; 26(5):481-3. PMID: 27085494.
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    16. Velasco A, Ayers C, Das SR, de Lemos JA, Khera A, Victor RG, Kaplan NM, Vongpatanasin W. Target organ complications and prognostic significance of alerting reaction: analysis from the Dallas Heart Study. J Hypertens. 2016 Feb; 34(2):226-34. PMID: 26485459.
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    17. Tientcheu D, Ayers C, Das SR, McGuire DK, de Lemos JA, Khera A, Kaplan N, Victor R, Vongpatanasin W. Target Organ Complications and Cardiovascular Events Associated With Masked Hypertension and White-Coat Hypertension: Analysis From the Dallas Heart Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Nov 17; 66(20):2159-2169. PMID: 26564592; PMCID: PMC4644495 [Available on 11/17/16].
    18. Nelson MD, Rosenberry R, Barresi R, Tsimerinov EI, Rader F, Tang X, Mason O, Schwartz A, Stabler T, Shidban S, Mobaligh N, Hogan S, Elashoff R, Allen JD, Victor RG. Sodium nitrate alleviates functional muscle ischaemia in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy. J Physiol. 2015 Dec 01; 593(23):5183-200. PMID: 26437761; PMCID: PMC4666991 [Available on 12/01/16].
    19. Victor RG. Carotid baroreflex activation therapy for resistant hypertension. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 12(8):451-63. PMID: 26149485.
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    20. White WB, Galis ZS, Henegar J, Kandzari DE, Victor R, Sica D, Townsend RR, Turner JR, Virmani R, Mauri L. Renal denervation therapy for hypertension: pathways for moving development forward. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2015 May; 9(5):341-50. PMID: 25979410.
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    21. Fontil V, Bibbins-Domingo K, Kazi DS, Sidney S, Coxson PG, Khanna R, Victor RG, Pletcher MJ. Simulating Strategies for Improving Control of Hypertension Among Patients with Usual Source of Care in the United States: The Blood Pressure Control Model. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1147-55. PMID: 25749880; PMCID: PMC4510247.
    22. Nelson MD, Rader F, Tang X, Tavyev J, Nelson SF, Miceli MC, Elashoff RM, Sweeney HL, Victor RG. PDE5 inhibition alleviates functional muscle ischemia in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Neurology. 2014 Jun 10; 82(23):2085-91. PMID: 24808022; PMCID: PMC4118495.
    23. Fontil V, Pletcher MJ, Khanna R, Guzman D, Victor R, Bibbins-Domingo K. Physician underutilization of effective medications for resistant hypertension at office visits in the United States: NAMCS 2006-2010. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 29(3):468-76. PMID: 24249113; PMCID: PMC3930772.
    24. Rader F, Elashoff RM, Niknezhad S, Victor RG. Differential treatment of hypertension by primary care providers and hypertension specialists in a barber-based intervention trial to control hypertension in Black men. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Nov 01; 112(9):1421-6. PMID: 23978276; PMCID: PMC3800500.
    25. Price AL, Lingvay I, Szczepaniak EW, Wiebel J, Victor RG, Szczepaniak LS. The metabolic cost of lowering blood pressure with hydrochlorothiazide. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2013 Jul 09; 5(1):35. PMID: 23837919; PMCID: PMC3711837.
    26. Gurudevan SV, Nelson MD, Rader F, Tang X, Lewis J, Johannes J, Belcik JT, Elashoff RM, Lindner JR, Victor RG. Cocaine-induced vasoconstriction in the human coronary microcirculation: new evidence from myocardial contrast echocardiography. Circulation. 2013 Aug 06; 128(6):598-604. PMID: 23812179; PMCID: PMC3868563.
    27. Nelson MD, Victor RG, Szczepaniak EW, Simha V, Garg A, Szczepaniak LS. Cardiac steatosis and left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with generalized lipodystrophy as determined by magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 01; 112(7):1019-24. PMID: 23800548; PMCID: PMC3779507.
    28. Price A, Raheja P, Wang Z, Arbique D, Adams-Huet B, Mitchell JH, Victor RG, Thomas GD, Vongpatanasin W. Differential effects of nebivolol versus metoprolol on functional sympatholysis in hypertensive humans. Hypertension. 2013 Jun; 61(6):1263-9. PMID: 23547240; PMCID: PMC3785406.
    29. Kontak AC, Victor RG, Vongpatanasin W. Dexmedetomidine as a novel countermeasure for cocaine-induced central sympathoexcitation in cocaine-addicted humans. Hypertension. 2013 Feb; 61(2):388-94. PMID: 23283356.
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    30. Martin EA, Barresi R, Byrne BJ, Tsimerinov EI, Scott BL, Walker AE, Gurudevan SV, Anene F, Elashoff RM, Thomas GD, Victor RG. Tadalafil alleviates muscle ischemia in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Nov 28; 4(162):162ra155. PMID: 23197572; PMCID: PMC3935430.
    31. Mogler BK, Shu SB, Fox CR, Goldstein NJ, Victor RG, Escarce JJ, Shapiro MF. Using insights from behavioral economics and social psychology to help patients manage chronic diseases. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May; 28(5):711-8. PMID: 23229906; PMCID: PMC3631076.
    32. Victor RG. Expanding pharmacists' role in the era of health care reform. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2012 Nov 15; 69(22):1959. PMID: 23135562.
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    33. Thomas GD, Ye J, De Nardi C, Monopoli A, Ongini E, Victor RG. Treatment with a nitric oxide-donating NSAID alleviates functional muscle ischemia in the mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49350. PMID: 23139842; PMCID: PMC3489726.
    34. Khanna RR, Victor RG, Bibbins-Domingo K, Shapiro MF, Pletcher MJ. Missed opportunities for treatment of uncontrolled hypertension at physician office visits in the United States, 2005 through 2009. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Sep 24; 172(17):1344-5. PMID: 22869238.
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    35. Szczepaniak LS, Victor RG, Mathur R, Nelson MD, Szczepaniak EW, Tyer N, Chen I, Unger RH, Bergman RN, Lingvay I. Pancreatic steatosis and its relationship to ß-cell dysfunction in humans: racial and ethnic variations. Diabetes Care. 2012 Nov; 35(11):2377-83. PMID: 22968187; PMCID: PMC3476895.
    36. Vongpatanasin W, Kario K, Atlas SA, Victor RG. Central sympatholytic drugs. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2011 Sep; 13(9):658-61. PMID: 21896146.
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    37. Thompson KA, Kar S, Makkar R, Victor RG. Drug-resistant hypertension: is renal sympathetic denervation the answer? Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Apr; 13(2):93-5. PMID: 21246310; PMCID: PMC3037494.
    38. Martin EA, Victor RG. Premise, promise, and potential limitations of invasive devices to treat hypertension. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Feb; 13(1):86-92. PMID: 21128124.
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    39. Vongpatanasin W, Wang Z, Arbique D, Arbique G, Adams-Huet B, Mitchell JH, Victor RG, Thomas GD. Functional sympatholysis is impaired in hypertensive humans. J Physiol. 2011 Mar 01; 589(Pt 5):1209-20. PMID: 21224235; PMCID: PMC3060597.
    40. Victor RG, Ravenell JE, Freeman A, Leonard D, Bhat DG, Shafiq M, Knowles P, Storm JS, Adhikari E, Bibbins-Domingo K, Coxson PG, Pletcher MJ, Hannan P, Haley RW. Effectiveness of a barber-based intervention for improving hypertension control in black men: the BARBER-1 study: a cluster randomized trial. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Feb 28; 171(4):342-50. PMID: 20975012; PMCID: PMC3365537.
    41. Kontak AC, Wang Z, Arbique D, Adams-Huet B, Auchus RJ, Nesbitt SD, Victor RG, Vongpatanasin W. Reversible sympathetic overactivity in hypertensive patients with primary aldosteronism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 95(10):4756-61. PMID: 20660053; PMCID: PMC3050103.
    42. Abbas A, Szczepaniak LS, Tuncel M, McGavock JM, Huet B, Fadel PJ, Wang Z, Arbique D, Victor R, Vongpatanasin W. Adiposity-independent sympathetic activity in black men. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Jun; 108(6):1613-8. PMID: 20299621; PMCID: PMC2886690.
    43. Ferdinand KC, Flack JM, Saunders E, Victor R, Watson K, Kursun A, Jamieson MJ, Shi H. Amlodipine/Atorvastatin single-pill therapy for blood pressure and lipid goals in African Americans: influence of the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2009 Oct; 11(10):585-93. PMID: 19817942.
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    44. Young CN, Fisher JP, Gallagher KM, Whaley-Connell A, Chaudhary K, Victor RG, Thomas GD, Fadel PJ. Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase evokes central sympatho-excitation in healthy humans. J Physiol. 2009 Oct 15; 587(Pt 20):4977-86. PMID: 19723781; PMCID: PMC2770160.
    45. Augustyniak RA, Picken MM, Leonard D, Zhou XJ, Zhang W, Victor RG. Sympathetic nerves and the progression of chronic kidney disease during 5/6 nephrectomy: studies in sympathectomized rats. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2010 Jan; 37(1):12-8. PMID: 19566818; PMCID: PMC3298187.
    46. Oeffinger KC, Adams-Huet B, Victor RG, Church TS, Snell PG, Dunn AL, Eshelman-Kent DA, Ross R, Janiszewski PM, Turoff AJ, Brooks S, Vega GL. Insulin resistance and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 01; 27(22):3698-704. PMID: 19564534; PMCID: PMC2720083.
    47. Victor RG, Ravenell JE, Freeman A, Bhat DG, Storm JS, Shafiq M, Knowles P, Hannan PJ, Haley R, Leonard D. A barber-based intervention for hypertension in African American men: design of a group randomized trial. Am Heart J. 2009 Jan; 157(1):30-6. PMID: 19081393; PMCID: PMC2638989.
    48. Victor RG. Treating hypertension in the very elderly. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2008 Nov; 10(6):437-9. PMID: 18950551.
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    49. Victor RG, Leonard D, Hess P, Bhat DG, Jones J, Vaeth PA, Ravenell J, Freeman A, Wilson RP, Haley RW. Factors associated with hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in Dallas County, Texas. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Jun 23; 168(12):1285-93. PMID: 18574085.
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    50. Victor RG, Shafiq MM. Sympathetic neural mechanisms in human hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2008 Jun; 10(3):241-7. PMID: 18765097.
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    51. Moser M, Wright JT, Victor RG, Handler J. How to treat hypertension in patients with coronary heart disease disease. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2008 May; 10(5):390-7. PMID: 18453799.
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    52. Shafiq MM, Menon DV, Victor RG. Oral direct renin inhibition: premise, promise, and potential limitations of a new antihypertensive drug. Am J Med. 2008 Apr; 121(4):265-71. PMID: 18374681; PMCID: PMC2405917.
    53. Flack JM, Victor R, Watson K, Ferdinand KC, Saunders E, Tarasenko L, Jamieson MJ, Shi H, Bruschi P. Improved attainment of blood pressure and cholesterol goals using single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin in African Americans: the CAPABLE trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Jan; 83(1):35-45. PMID: 18174006.
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    54. Victor RG. Pathophysiology of target-organ disease: does angiotensin II remain the key? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2007 Nov; 9(11 Suppl 4):4-10. PMID: 17978601.
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    55. Victor RG. Treating high blood pressure in patients with stable coronary artery disease: how low should we go? Curr Cardiol Rep. 2007 Nov; 9(6):437-40. PMID: 17999867.
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    56. Szczepaniak LS, Victor RG, Orci L, Unger RH. Forgotten but not gone: the rediscovery of fatty heart, the most common unrecognized disease in America. Circ Res. 2007 Oct 12; 101(8):759-67. PMID: 17932333.
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    57. McGavock JM, Lingvay I, Zib I, Tillery T, Salas N, Unger R, Levine BD, Raskin P, Victor RG, Szczepaniak LS. Cardiac steatosis in diabetes mellitus: a 1H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Circulation. 2007 Sep 04; 116(10):1170-5. PMID: 17698735.
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    58. Menon DV, Wang Z, Fadel PJ, Arbique D, Leonard D, Li JL, Victor RG, Vongpatanasin W. Central sympatholysis as a novel countermeasure for cocaine-induced sympathetic activation and vasoconstriction in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Aug 14; 50(7):626-33. PMID: 17692748.
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    59. Janiszewski PM, Oeffinger KC, Church TS, Dunn AL, Eshelman DA, Victor RG, Brooks S, Turoff AJ, Sinclair E, Murray JC, Bashore L, Ross R. Abdominal obesity, liver fat, and muscle composition in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Oct; 92(10):3816-21. PMID: 17652222.
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    60. Auchus RJ, Chandler DW, Singeetham S, Chokshi N, Nwariaku FE, Dolmatch BL, Holt SA, Wians FH, Josephs SC, Trimmer CK, Lopera J, Vongpatanasin W, Nesbitt SD, Leonard D, Victor RG. Measurement of 18-hydroxycorticosterone during adrenal vein sampling for primary aldosteronism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jul; 92(7):2648-51. PMID: 17473070.
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    61. Hess PL, Reingold JS, Jones J, Fellman MA, Knowles P, Ravenell JE, Kim S, Raju J, Ruger E, Clark S, Okoro C, Ogunji O, Knowles P, Leonard D, Wilson RP, Haley RW, Ferdinand KC, Freeman A, Victor RG. Barbershops as hypertension detection, referral, and follow-up centers for black men. Hypertension. 2007 May; 49(5):1040-6. PMID: 17404187.
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    62. Canham RM, Das SR, Leonard D, Abdullah SM, Mehta SK, Chung AK, Li JL, Victor RG, Auchus RJ, Drazner MH. Alpha2cDel322-325 and beta1Arg389 adrenergic polymorphisms are not associated with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction or increased left ventricular volume. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jan 16; 49(2):274-6. PMID: 17222742.
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    63. Moser M, Giles TD, Pickering TG, Victor RG. The ASCOT Trial--are beta-blockers still useful as antihypertensive medication? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2006 Oct; 8(10):723-8. PMID: 17028486.
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    64. Nwariaku FE, Miller BS, Auchus R, Holt S, Watumull L, Dolmatch B, Nesbitt S, Vongpatanasin W, Victor R, Wians F, Livingston E, Snyder WH. Primary hyperaldosteronism: effect of adrenal vein sampling on surgical outcome. Arch Surg. 2006 May; 141(5):497-502; discussion 502-3. PMID: 16702522.
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    65. Li JL, Canham RM, Vongpatanasin W, Leonard D, Auchus RJ, Victor RG. Do allelic variants in alpha2A and alpha2C adrenergic receptors predispose to hypertension in blacks? Hypertension. 2006 Jun; 47(6):1140-6. PMID: 16636200.
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    66. McGavock JM, Victor RG, Unger RH, Szczepaniak LS. Adiposity of the heart, revisited. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Apr 04; 144(7):517-24. PMID: 16585666.
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    67. Hollier JM, Martin DF, Bell DM, Li JL, Chirachanchai MG, Menon DV, Leonard D, Wu X, Cooper RS, McKenzie C, Victor RG, Auchus RJ. Epithelial sodium channel allele T594M is not associated with blood pressure or blood pressure response to amiloride. Hypertension. 2006 Mar; 47(3):428-33. PMID: 16432044.
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    68. Augustyniak RA, Victor RG, Morgan DA, Zhang W. L-NAME- and ADMA-induced sympathetic neural activation in conscious rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Mar; 290(3):R726-32. PMID: 16239367.
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    69. Dries DL, Victor RG, Rame JE, Cooper RS, Wu X, Zhu X, Leonard D, Ho SI, Wu Q, Post W, Drazner MH. Corin gene minor allele defined by 2 missense mutations is common in blacks and associated with high blood pressure and hypertension. Circulation. 2005 Oct 18; 112(16):2403-10. PMID: 16216958.
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    70. Reingold JS, McGavock JM, Kaka S, Tillery T, Victor RG, Szczepaniak LS. Determination of triglyceride in the human myocardium by magnetic resonance spectroscopy: reproducibility and sensitivity of the method. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Nov; 289(5):E935-9. PMID: 15972271.
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    71. Drazner MH, Dries DL, Peshock RM, Cooper RS, Klassen C, Kazi F, Willett D, Victor RG. Left ventricular hypertrophy is more prevalent in blacks than whites in the general population: the Dallas Heart Study. Hypertension. 2005 Jul; 46(1):124-9. PMID: 15939807.
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    72. Moser M, Victor R, Handler J. Secondary hypertension--whom and how do you study? What type of therapy is appropriate? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2005 Apr; 7(4):224-30. PMID: 15860962.
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    73. Augustyniak RA, Thomas GD, Victor RG, Zhang W. Nitric oxide pathway as new drug targets for refractory hypertension. Curr Pharm Des. 2005; 11(25):3307-15. PMID: 16250858.
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    74. Kramer H, Toto R, Peshock R, Cooper R, Victor R. Association between chronic kidney disease and coronary artery calcification: the Dallas Heart Study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Feb; 16(2):507-13. PMID: 15601745.
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    75. Haley RW, Vongpatanasin W, Wolfe GI, Bryan WW, Armitage R, Hoffmann RF, Petty F, Callahan TS, Charuvastra E, Shell WE, Marshall WW, Victor RG. Blunted circadian variation in autonomic regulation of sinus node function in veterans with Gulf War syndrome. Am J Med. 2004 Oct 01; 117(7):469-78. PMID: 15464703.
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    76. Spranger CB, Ries AJ, Berge CA, Radford NB, Victor RG. Identifying gaps between guidelines and clinical practice in the evaluation and treatment of patients with hypertension. Am J Med. 2004 Jul 01; 117(1):14-8. PMID: 15210383.
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    77. Victor RG, Haley RW, Willett DL, Peshock RM, Vaeth PC, Leonard D, Basit M, Cooper RS, Iannacchione VG, Visscher WA, Staab JM, Hobbs HH. The Dallas Heart Study: a population-based probability sample for the multidisciplinary study of ethnic differences in cardiovascular health. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jun 15; 93(12):1473-80. PMID: 15194016.
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    78. Vongpatanasin W, Taylor JA, Victor RG. Effects of cocaine on heart rate variability in healthy subjects. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Feb 01; 93(3):385-8. PMID: 14759401.
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    79. Nesbitt S, Victor RG. Pathogenesis of hypertension in African Americans. Congest Heart Fail. 2004 Jan-Feb; 10(1):24-9. PMID: 14872154.
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    80. Yancy CW, Victor R. Summary: Cardiovascular disease in African Americans. Congest Heart Fail. 2004 Jan-Feb; 10(1):44. PMID: 14872158.
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    81. Fadel PJ, Orer HS, Barman SM, Vongpatanasin W, Victor RG, Gebber GL. Fractal properties of human muscle sympathetic nerve activity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Mar; 286(3):H1076-87. PMID: 14604854.
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    82. Fadel PJ, Wang Z, Tuncel M, Watanabe H, Abbas A, Arbique D, Vongpatanasin W, Haley RW, Victor RG, Thomas GD. Reflex sympathetic activation during static exercise is severely impaired in patients with myophosphorylase deficiency. J Physiol. 2003 May 01; 548(Pt 3):983-93. PMID: 12640006; PMCID: PMC2342887.
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