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The Open Access Publishing Fund provides funds to UCSF faculty for publishing journal articles and books under an open access model.


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1. Cohen CR, Grossman D, Onono M, Blat C, Newmann SJ, Burger RL, et al. Integration of family planning services into HIV care clinics: Results one year after a cluster randomized controlled trial in Kenya. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0172992. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172992.

2. Lee S, Kivimäe S, Szoka FC. Clodronate Improves Survival of Transplanted Hoxb8 Myeloid Progenitors with Constitutively Active GMCSFR in Immunocompetent Mice. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2017;7:60–73. doi:10.1016/j.omtm.2017.08.007.

3. Yuan JT, Tello TL, Hultman C, Barker CA, Arron ST, Yom SS. Medical marijuana for the treatment of vismodegib-related muscle spasm. JAAD Case Reports. 2017;3:438–440. doi:10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.06.012.

4. Sadasivaiah S, Smith DE, Goldman S, Ratanawongsa N. Improving best possible medication history with vulnerable patients at an urban safety net academic hospital using pharmacy technicians. BMJ Open Qual. 2017;6:e000102. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000102.

5. Flowers E, Kanaya AM, Fukuoka Y, Allen IE, Cooper B, Aouizerat BE. Preliminary evidence supports circulating microRNAs as prognostic biomarkers for type 2 diabetes. Obes Sci Pract. 2017. doi:10.1002/osp4.134.

6. Sharifi H, Karamouzian M, Baneshi MR, Shokoohi M, Haghdoost A, McFarland W, Mirzazadeh A. Population size estimation of female sex workers in Iran: Synthesis of methods and results. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182755. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0182755.

7. Balayan T, Horvath H, Rutherford GW. Ritonavir-Boosted Darunavir Plus Two Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors versus Other Regimens for Initial Antiretroviral Therapy for People with HIV Infection: A Systematic Review. AIDS Res Treat. 2017;2017:2345617. doi:10.1155/2017/2345617.

8. Biagianti B, Fisher M, Howard L, Rowlands A, Vinogradov S, Woolley J. Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of remotely delivering cognitive training to people with schizophrenia using tablets. Schizophr Res Cogn. 2017;10:7–14. doi:10.1016/j.scog.2017.07.003.

9. Mower WR, Gupta M, Rodriguez R, Hendey GW. Validation of the sensitivity of the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) Head computed tomographic (CT) decision instrument for selective imaging of blunt head injury patients: An observational study. PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002313. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002313.

10. El Ayadi A, Nalubwama H, Barageine J, Neilands TB, Obore S, Byamugisha J, et al. Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women. Reprod Health. 2017;14:109. doi:10.1186/s12978-017-0372-8.

11. McDaniel PA, Lown EA, Malone RE. It doesn“t seem to make sense for a company that sells cigarettes to help smokers stop using them’: A case study of Philip Morris”s involvement in smoking cessation. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183961. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183961.

12. Cantú AV, Laird DJ. A pilgrim’s progress: Seeking meaning in primordial germ cell migration. Stem Cell Res. 2017;24:181–187. doi:10.1016/j.scr.2017.07.017.

13. Woodworth MH, Marquez C, Chambers H, Luetkemeyer A. Disabling Dactylitis and Tenosynovitis Due to Mycobacterium haemophilum in a Patient With Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017;4:ofx165. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofx165.

14. Vasudevan HN, Raleigh DR, Johnson J, Garsa AA, Theodosopoulos PV, Aghi MK, Braunstein SE et al. Management of Chordoma and Chondrosarcoma with Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy. Front Surg. 2017;4:35. doi:10.3389/fsurg.2017.00035.

15. Price JC, Wang R, Seaberg EC, Budoff MJ, Kingsley LA, Palella FJ, et al. The association of inflammatory markers with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease differs by human immunodeficiency virus serostatus. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017;4:ofx153. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofx153.

16. Feng X, Valdearcos M, Uchida Y, Lutrin D, Maze M, Koliwad SK. Microglia mediate postoperative hippocampal inflammation and cognitive decline in mice. JCI Insight. 2017;2:e91229. doi:10.1172/jci.insight.91229.

17. Lowenstein M, Bamgbose O, Gleason N, Feldman MD. Psychiatric consultation at your fingertips: descriptive analysis of electronic consultation from primary care to psychiatry. J Med Internet Res. 2017;19:e279. doi:10.2196/jmir.7921.

18. Kober KM, Pogson GH. Genome-wide signals of positive selection in strongylocentrotid sea urchins. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:555. doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3944-7.

19. Perito ER, Ajmera V, Bass NM, Rosenthal P, Lavine JE, Schwimmer JB, et al. Association between cytokines and liver histology in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology Communications. 2017;1:609–622. doi:10.1002/hep4.1068.

20. Alkon A, Boyce WT, Neilands TB, Eskenazi B. Children’s Autonomic Nervous System Reactivity Moderates the Relations between Family Adversity and Sleep Problems in Latino 5-Year Olds in the CHAMACOS Study. Front Public Health. 2017;5:155. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2017.00155.

21. Phillips EAK, Schreiner CE, Hasenstaub AR. Cortical interneurons differentially regulate the effects of acoustic context. Cell Rep. 2017;20:771–778. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.07.001.

22. Yulyaningsih E, Rudenko IA, Valdearcos M, Dahlén E, Vagena E, Chan A, Xu AW, et al. Acute Lesioning and Rapid Repair of Hypothalamic Neurons outside the Blood-Brain Barrier. Cell Rep. 2017;19:2257–2271. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.05.060.

23. Chen J-L, Guedes CM, Cooper BA, Lung AE. Short-Term Efficacy of an Innovative Mobile Phone Technology-Based Intervention for Weight Management for Overweight and Obese Adolescents: Pilot Study. Interact J Med Res. 2017;6:e12. doi:10.2196/ijmr.7860.

24. Schwartz N, Miller C, Fields HL. Cortico-Accumbens Regulation of Approach-Avoidance Behavior Is Modified by Experience and Chronic Pain. Cell Rep. 2017;19:1522–1531. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.04.073.

25. Makhijani K, Alexander B, Rao D, Petraki S, Herboso L, Kukar K, Brueckner K, et al. Regulation of Drosophila hematopoietic sites by Activin-β from active sensory neurons. Nat Commun. 2017;8:15990. doi:10.1038/ncomms15990.

26. Brown RT, Komaiko KD, Shi Y, Fung KZ, Boscardin WJ, Au-Yeung A, et al. Bringing functional status into a big data world: Validation of national Veterans Affairs functional status data. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178726. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178726.

27. Brodie FL, Ramirez DA, Pandian S, Woo K, Balakrishna A, De Juan E, et al. Novel positioning sensor with real-time feedback for improved postoperative positioning: pilot study in control subjects. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017;11:939–944. doi:10.2147/OPTH.S135128.

28. Diamond-Smith N, Raj A, Prata N, Weiser SD. Associations of women’s position in the household and food insecurity with family planning use in Nepal. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176127. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176127.

29. Chow JL, Niedzwiecki MJ, Hsia RY. Trends in the supply of California’s emergency departments and inpatient services, 2005-2014: a retrospective analysis. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014721. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014721.

30. Patel RC, Stanford-Moore G, Odoyo J, Pyra M, Wakhungu I, Anand K, Brown JM, et al. Since both of us are using antiretrovirals, we have been supportive to each other": facilitators and barriers of pre-exposure prophylaxis use in heterosexual HIV serodiscordant couples in Kisumu, Kenya. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016;19:21134. doi:10.7448/IAS.19.1.21134.

31. Liu JX, Goryakin Y, Maeda A, Bruckner T, Scheffler R. Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030. Hum Resour Health. 2017;15:11. doi:10.1186/s12960-017-0187-2.

32. Ratanawongsa N, Chan LLS, Fouts MM, Murphy EJ. The challenges of electronic health records and diabetes electronic prescribing: implications for safety net care for diverse populations. J Diabetes Res. 2017;2017:8983237. doi:10.1155/2017/8983237.

Additional 2017 publications forthcoming.


1. Chen Q, Varga M, Wang X, Haddad DJ, An S, Medzikovic L, Derakhshandeh R, Kostyushev DS, Zhang Y, Clifford BT, Luu E, Danforth OM, Rafikov R, Gong W, Black SM, Suchkov SV, Fineman JR, Heiss C, Aschbacher K, Yeghiazarians Y, Springer, ML. Overexpression of Nitric Oxide Synthase Restores Circulating Angiogenic Cell Function in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: Implications for Autologous Cell Therapy for Myocardial Infarction. Journal of the American Heart Association 2016, 5.
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2. Gouse H, Magidson JF, Burnhams W, Remmert JE, Myers B, Joska JA, Carrico, AW. Implementation of Cognitive-Behavioral Substance Abuse Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Treatment Engagement and Abstinence at Treatment Exit. PLoS ONE 2016, 11:e0147900.
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3. Montoy JC, Dow WH, Kaplan BC: Patient choice in opt-in, active choice, and opt-out HIV screening: randomized clinical trial. BMJ 2016, 532:h6895.
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4. Cataldo JK: High-risk older smokers’ perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs about lung cancer screening. Cancer Med 2016, 5:753–759.

5. Treves-Kagan S, Steward WT, Ntswane L, Haller R, Gilvydis JM, Gulati H, Barnhart S, Lippman SA: Why increasing availability of ART is not enough: a rapid, community-based study on how HIV-related stigma impacts engagement to care in rural South Africa. BMC Public Health 2016, 16:87.
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6. Freeman E, Semeere A, Wenger M, Bwana M, Asirwa FC, Busakhala N, Oga E, Jedy-Agba E, Kwaghe V, Iregbu K, Jaquet A, Dabis F, Yumo HA, Dusingize JC, Bangsberg D, Anastos K, Phiri S, Bohlius J, Egger M, Yiannoutsos C, Wools-Kaloustian K, Martin J: Pitfalls of practicing cancer epidemiology in resource-limited settings: the case of survival and loss to follow-up after a diagnosis of Kaposi’s sarcoma in five countries across sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Cancer 2016, 16:65.
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7. Garg SK, Lyles CR, Ackerman S, Handley MA, Schillinger D, Gourley G, Aulakh V, Sarkar U: Qualitative analysis of programmatic initiatives to text patients with mobile devices in resource-limited health systems. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2016, 16:16.
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8. Brodie FL, Kalin-Hajdu E, Kuo DS, Hirabayashi KE, Vagefi R, Kersten RC: Orbital compartment syndrome following retrobulbar injection of amphotericin B for invasive fungal disease. American journal of ophthalmology case reports 2016, 1:8–10.
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9. El Ayadi AM, Nathan HL, Seed PT, Butrick EA, Hezelgrave NL, Shennan AH, Miller S: Vital Sign Prediction of Adverse Maternal Outcomes in Women with Hypovolemic Shock: The Role of Shock Index. PLoS ONE 2016, 11:e0148729.
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10. Robblee MM, Kim CC, Porter Abate J, Valdearcos M, Sandlund KL, Shenoy MK, Volmer R, Iwawaki T, Koliwad SK: Saturated Fatty Acids Engage an IRE1α-Dependent Pathway to Activate the NLRP3 Inflammasome in Myeloid Cells. Cell Rep 2016, 14:2611–2623.
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11. Yamey G, Horváth H, Schmidt L, Myers J, Brindis CD: Reducing the global burden of Preterm Birth through knowledge transfer and exchange: a research agenda for engaging effectively with policymakers. Reprod Health 2016, 13:26.
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12. Song S, Faleo G, Yeung R, Kant R, Posselt AM, Desai TA, Tang Q, Roy S: Silicon nanopore membrane (SNM) for islet encapsulation and immunoisolation under convective transport. Sci Rep 2016, 6:23679.
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13. Camlin CS, Seeley J, Viljoen L, Vernooij E, Simwinga M, Reynolds L, Reis R, Plank R, Orne-Gliemann J, McGrath N, Larmarange J, Hoddinott G, Getahun M, Charlebois ED, Bond V: Strengthening universal HIV “test-and-treat” approaches with social science research. AIDS 2016, 30:969–970.
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14. Le ST, Hsia RY: Community characteristics associated with where urgent care centers are located: a cross-sectional analysis. BMJ Open 2016, 6:e010663.
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15. Yu Y, Chen J, Leary CI, Shugard E, Yom SS: Split-field vs extended-field intensity-modulated radiation therapy plans for oropharyngeal cancer: Which spares the larynx? Which spares the thyroid? Med Dosim 2016, 41:148–153.
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16. Schlosser D, Campellone T, Kim D, Truong B, Vergani S, Ward C, Vinogradov S: Feasibility of PRIME: A Cognitive Neuroscience-Informed Mobile App Intervention to Enhance Motivated Behavior and Improve Quality of Life in Recent Onset Schizophrenia. JMIR Res Protoc 2016, 5:e77.
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17. Odisho AY, Rabban JT, Meng MV: Development of CNS-type Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Metastatic Testicular Mixed Germ Cell Tumor. Urology case reports 2016, 6:7–8.

18. Brown RT, Goodman L, Guzman D, Tieu L, Ponath C, Kushel MB: Pathways to Homelessness among Older Homeless Adults: Results from the HOPE HOME Study. PLoS ONE 2016, 11:e0155065.
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19. Handley MA, Harleman E, Gonzalez-Mendez E, Stotland NE, Althavale P, Fisher L, Martinez D, Ko J, Sausjord I, Rios C: Applying the COM-B model to creation of an IT-enabled health coaching and resource linkage program for low-income Latina moms with recent gestational diabetes: the STAR MAMA program. Implement Sci 2016, 11:73.
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20. Balkin DM, Duh QY, Kind GM, Chang DS, McGrath MH: Failed pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic surgery following autologous Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction: a case report. BMC Surg 2016, 16:28.
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21. Frassetto LA, Gibson S. Febuxostat and increased dialysis as a treatment for severe tophaceous gout in a hemodialysis patient. Case Rep Nephrol. 2016;2016:9106935. doi:10.1155/2016/9106935.

22. Goodell AJ, Kahn JG, Ndeki SS, Kaale E, Kaaya EE, Macfarlane SBJ. Modeling solutions to Tanzania’s physician workforce challenge. Glob Health Action. 2016;9:31597. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.31597.

23. Nguyen DP, Miyaoka Y, Gilbert LA, Mayerl SJ, Lee BH, Weissman JS, Conklin BA, Wells JA. Ligand-binding domains of nuclear receptors facilitate tight control of split CRISPR activity. Nat Commun. 2016;7:12009. doi:10.1038/ncomms12009.

24. Barker JC, Guerra C, Gonzalez-Vargas MJ, Hoeft KS. Acceptability of salt fluoridation in a rural latino community in the united states: an ethnographic study. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0158540. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158540.

25. Margolis EB, Fields HL. Mu opioid receptor actions in the lateral habenula. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0159097. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159097.

26. Yang S, Ben-Shalom R, Ahn M, Liptak AT, van Rijn RM, Whistler JL, Bender KJ. β-Arrestin-Dependent Dopaminergic Regulation of Calcium Channel Activity in the Axon Initial Segment. Cell Rep. 2016;16:1518–1526. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2016.06.098.

27. Bonham LW, Geier EG, Fan CC, Leong JK, Besser L, Kukull WA, Yokoyama JA, et al. Age-dependent effects of APOE ε4 in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2016;3:668–677. doi:10.1002/acn3.333.

28. Mkony CA, Kaaya EE, Goodell AJ, Macfarlane SB. Where teachers are few: documenting available faculty in five Tanzanian medical schools. Glob Health Action. 2016;9:32717. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.32717.

29. Accurso EC, Lebow J, Murray SB, Kass AE, Le Grange D. The relation of weight suppression and BMIz to bulimic symptoms in youth with bulimia nervosa. J Eat Disord. 2016;4:21. doi:10.1186/s40337-016-0111-5.

30. Carneiro KMM, Zhai H, Zhu L, Horst JA, Sitlin M, Nguyen M, Li W, et al. Amyloid-like ribbons of amelogenins in enamel mineralization. Sci Rep. 2016;6:23105. doi:10.1038/srep23105.

31. Khankhanian P, Cozen W, Himmelstein DS, Madireddy L, Din L, van den Berg A, Gourraud PA, et al. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies reveals genetic overlap between Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple sclerosis. Int J Epidemiol. 2016;45:728–740. doi:10.1093/ije/dyv364.