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Akshay Sood
Title Dr.
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree MD, MPH
Institution University of New Mexico
Department Internal Medicine
Clusters Cancer
Cardiovascular and Related Diseases
Community Engagement
Obesity and Metabolic Syndromes
1 University of New Mexico
MSC 10 5550
City Albuquerque
State NM
Postal Code 87131
Telephone 505-272-4751
Fax 505-272-8700
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2019Effectiveness of Innovative Research Mentor Interventions among Underrepresented Minority Faculty in the Southwest1U01GM132175-01
2014Novel role for adiponectin-enhancing drugs for asthma in the obese1R01HS023093-01
2014Household Air Pollution from Solid Fuel Combustion Smoke and Global Health Equali1R13ES024652-01
2012Obesity-related Host Susceptibility Factors for Asthma in Women5K23HL094531-04
2011Obesity-related Host Susceptibility Factors for Asthma in Women5K23HL094531-03
2010Obesity-related Host Susceptibility Factors for Asthma in Women5K23HL094531-02
2009Obesity-related Host Susceptibility Factors for Asthma in Women1K23HL094531-01A1

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1. Vazquez Guillamet R, Petersen H, Meek P, Sood A, Tesfaigzi Y. Grading Severity of Productive Cough Based on Symptoms and Airflow Obstruction. COPD. 2018 Apr 26; 1-8.
2. Vazquez Guillamet R, Petersen H, Meek PM, Tesfaigzi Y, Sood A. Normalization of FEV1/FVC Ratio to Greater Than 0.7 Does Not Equal Resolution of Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 15; 197(6):834-835.
3. Petersen H, Vazquez Guillamet R, Meek P, Sood A, Tesfaigzi Y. Early Endotyping - A Chance for Intervention in COPD. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Mar 09.
4. Sood A, Assad NA, Barnes PJ, Churg A, Gordon SB, Harrod KS, Irshad H, Kurmi OP, Martin WJ, Meek P, Mortimer K, Noonan CW, Perez-Padilla R, Smith KR, Tesfaigzi Y, Ward T, Balmes J. ERS/ATS workshop report on respiratory health effects of household air pollution. Eur Respir J. 2018 Jan; 51(1).
5. Shumate AM, Yeoman K, Victoroff T, Evans K, Karr R, Sanchez T, Sood A, Laney AS. Morbidity and Health Risk Factors Among New Mexico Miners: A Comparison Across Mining Sectors. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 Aug; 59(8):789-794.
6. Bhatia S, Qualls C, Crowell TA, Arynchyn A, Thyagarajan B, Smith LJ, Kalhan R, Jacobs DR, Kramer H, Duprez D, Celli B, Sood A. Rapid decline in lung function in healthy adults predicts incident excess urinary albumin excretion later in life. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2017; 4(1):e000194.
7. Moualla M, Qualls C, Arynchyn A, Thyagarajan B, Kalhan R, Smith LJ, Carr JJ, Jacobs DR, Sood A. Rapid decline in lung function is temporally associated with greater metabolically active adiposity in a longitudinal study of healthy adults. Thorax. 2017 12; 72(12):1113-1120.
8. Dalela D, Jeong W, Prasad MA, Sood A, Abdollah F, Diaz M, Karabon P, Sammon J, Jamil M, Baize B, Simone A, Menon M. A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Impact of the Retzius-sparing Approach on Early Urinary Continence Recovery After Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2017 Nov; 72(5):677-685.
9. Vetterlein MW, Löppenberg B, Karabon P, Dalela D, Jindal T, Sood A, Chun FK, Trinh QD, Menon M, Abdollah F. Impact of travel distance to the treatment facility on overall mortality in US patients with prostate cancer. Cancer. 2017 Sep 01; 123(17):3241-3252.
10. Vetterlein MW, Karabon P, Dalela D, Jindal T, Sood A, Seisen T, Trinh QD, Menon M, Abdollah F. Impact of Baseline Characteristics on the Survival Benefit of High-Intensity Local Treatment in Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder. Eur Urol Focus. 2016 Dec 24.
11. Sood A, Tigges B, Helitzer D. Mentoring Early-Career Faculty Researchers Is Important-But First "Train the Trainer". Acad Med. 2016 12; 91(12):1598-1600.
12. Sood A, Petersen H, Qualls C, Meek PM, Vazquez-Guillamet R, Celli BR, Tesfaigzi Y. Spirometric variability in smokers: transitions in COPD diagnosis in a five-year longitudinal study. Respir Res. 2016 11 10; 17(1):147.
13. Kramer MM, Hirota JA, Sood A, Teschke K, Carlsten C. Airway and serum adipokines after allergen and diesel exposure in a controlled human crossover study of atopic adults. Transl Res. 2017 04; 182:49-60.
14. Saeed AI, Qeadan F, Sood A, VanderJagt DJ, Mishra SI, Hill DA, Peikert T, Sopori ML. A novel cytokine profile associated with cancer metastasis to mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes identified using fine needle aspiration biopsy - A pilot study. Cytokine. 2017 01; 89:98-104.
15. Diaz AA, Petersen H, Meek P, Sood A, Celli B, Tesfaigzi Y. Differences in Health-Related Quality of Life Between New Mexican Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers. Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4):869-876.
16. Löppenberg B, Dalela D, Karabon P, Sood A, Sammon JD, Meyer CP, Sun M, Noldus J, Peabody JO, Trinh QD, Menon M, Abdollah F. The Impact of Local Treatment on Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer on Diagnosis: A National Cancer Data Base Analysis. Eur Urol. 2017 07; 72(1):14-19.
17. Assad NA, Kapoor V, Sood A. Biomass smoke exposure and chronic lung disease. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2016 Mar; 22(2):150-7.
18. Abdollah F, Dalela D, Sood A, Sammon J, Jeong W, Beyer B, Fossati N, Rogers CG, Diaz-Insua M, Peabody J, Haese A, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Briganti A, Menon M. Intermediate-term cancer control outcomes in prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis. World J Urol. 2016 Oct; 34(10):1357-66.
19. Sood A, Majumder K, Kachroo N, Sammon JD, Abdollah F, Schmid M, Hsu L, Jeong W, Meyer CP, Hanske J, Kalu R, Menon M, Trinh QD. Adverse Event Rates, Timing of Complications, and the Impact of Specialty on Outcomes Following Adrenal Surgery: An Analysis of 30-Day Outcome Data From the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP). Urology. 2016 Apr; 90:62-8.
20. Ravi P, Sood A, Schmid M, Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Sun M, Klett DE, Varda B, Peabody JO, Menon M, Kibel AS, Nguyen PL, Trinh QD. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Perioperative Outcomes of Major Procedures: Results From the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec; 262(6):955-64.
21. Sammon JD, Dalela D, Abdollah F, Choueiri TK, Han PK, Hansen M, Nguyen PL, Sood A, Menon M, Trinh QD. Determinants of Prostate Specific Antigen Screening among Black Men in the United States in the Contemporary Era. J Urol. 2016 Apr; 195(4 Pt 1):913-8.
22. Fossati N, Nguyen DP, Trinh QD, Sammon J, Sood A, Larcher A, Guazzoni G, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Menon M, Abdollah F. The Impact of Insurance Status on Tumor Characteristics and Treatment Selection in Contemporary Patients With Prostate Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Nov; 13(11):1351-8.
23. Abdollah F, Moschini M, Sood A, Sammon J, Dalela D, Hsu L, Beyer B, Haese A, Graefen M, Gandaglia G, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Menon M. When Should a Positive Surgical Margin Ring a Bell? An Analysis of a Multi-Institutional Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Database. J Endourol. 2016 Feb; 30(2):201-7.
24. Sood A, Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Majumder K, Schmid M, Peabody JO, Preston MA, Kibel AS, Menon M, Trinh QD. The Effect of Body Mass Index on Perioperative Outcomes After Major Surgery: Results from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) 2005-2011. World J Surg. 2015 Oct; 39(10):2376-85.
25. Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Majumder K, Reznor G, Gandaglia G, Sood A, Hevelone N, Kibel AS, Nguyen PL, Choueiri TK, Selvaggi KJ, Menon M, Trinh QD. Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Care Among Patients With Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Study. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Sep; 13(9):1131-8.
26. Meek PM, Petersen H, Washko GR, Diaz AA, Klm V, Sood A, Tesfaigzi Y. Chronic Bronchitis Is Associated With Worse Symptoms and Quality of Life Than Chronic Airflow Obstruction. Chest. 2015 Aug; 148(2):408-416.
27. Lange P, Celli B, Agustí A, Boje Jensen G, Divo M, Faner R, Guerra S, Marott JL, Martinez FD, Martinez-Camblor P, Meek P, Owen CA, Petersen H, Pinto-Plata V, Schnohr P, Sood A, Soriano JB, Tesfaigzi Y, Vestbo J. Lung-Function Trajectories Leading to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 09; 373(2):111-22.
28. Assad NA, Balmes J, Mehta S, Cheema U, Sood A. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease secondary to household air pollution. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 36(3):408-21.
29. Sood A, Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Kapoor V, Rogers CG, Jeong W, Klett DE, Hanske J, Meyer CP, Peabody JO, Menon M, Trinh QD. An evaluation of the timing of surgical complications following nephrectomy: data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP). World J Urol. 2015 Dec; 33(12):2031-8.
30. Schmid M, Sood A, Campbell L, Kapoor V, Dalela D, Klett DE, Chun FK, Kibel AS, Sammon JD, Menon M, Fisch M, Trinh QD. Impact of smoking on perioperative outcomes after major surgery. Am J Surg. 2015 Aug; 210(2):221-229.e6.
31. Ahangari F, Sood A, Ma B, Takyar S, Schuyler M, Qualls C, Dela Cruz CS, Chupp GL, Lee CG, Elias JA. Chitinase 3-like-1 regulates both visceral fat accumulation and asthma-like Th2 inflammation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Apr 01; 191(7):746-57.
32. Cung H, Aragon MJ, Zychowski K, Anderson JR, Nawarskas J, Roldan C, Sood A, Qualls C, Campen MJ. Characterization of a novel endothelial biosensor assay reveals increased cumulative serum inflammatory potential in stabilized coronary artery disease patients. J Transl Med. 2015 Mar 22; 13:99.
33. Sukumar S, Ravi P, Sood A, Gervais MK, Hu JC, Kim SP, Menon M, Roghmann F, Sammon JD, Sun M, Trinh VQ, Trinh QD. Racial disparities in operative outcomes after major cancer surgery in the United States. World J Surg. 2015 Mar; 39(3):634-43.
34. Varda BK, McNabb-Baltar J, Sood A, Ghani KR, Kibel AS, Letendre J, Menon M, Sammon JD, Schmid M, Sun M, Trinh QD, Bhojani N. Urolithiasis and urinary tract infection among patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a review of US emergency department visits between 2006 and 2009. Urology. 2015 Apr; 85(4):764-70.
35. Sood A, Penna FJ, Eleswarapu S, Pucheril D, Weaver J, Abd-El-Barr AE, Wagner JC, Lakshmanan Y, Menon M, Trinh QD, Sammon JD, Elder JS. Incidence, admission rates, and economic burden of pediatric emergency department visits for urinary tract infection: data from the nationwide emergency department sample, 2006 to 2011. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Oct; 11(5):246.e1-8.
36. Sood A, Ghosh P, Jeong W, Khanna S, Das J, Bhandari M, Kher V, Ahlawat R, Menon M. Minimally invasive kidney transplantation: perioperative considerations and key 6-month outcomes. Transplantation. 2015 Feb; 99(2):316-23.
37. Leow JJ, Gandaglia G, Sood A, Ruhotina N, Klett DE, Sammon JD, Schmid M, Sun M, Chang SL, Kibel AS, Trinh QD. Readmissions after major urologic cancer surgery. Can J Urol. 2014 Dec; 21(6):7537-46.
38. Sood A. Performing a lung disability evaluation: how, when, and why? J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Oct; 56 Suppl 10:S23-9.
39. Schmid M, Abd-El-Barr AE, Gandaglia G, Sood A, Olugbade K, Ruhotina N, Sammon JD, Varda B, Chang SL, Kibel AS, Chun FK, Menon M, Fisch M, Trinh QD. Predictors of 30-day acute kidney injury following radical and partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. Urol Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(8):1259-66.
40. Sammon JD, Klett DE, Sood A, Olugbade K, Schmid M, Kim SP, Menon M, Trinh QD. Sepsis after major cancer surgery. J Surg Res. 2015 Feb; 193(2):788-94.
41. Tang W, Kowgier M, Loth DW, Soler Artigas M, Joubert BR, Hodge E, Gharib SA, Smith AV, Ruczinski I, Gudnason V, Mathias RA, Harris TB, Hansel NN, Launer LJ, Barnes KC, Hansen JG, Albrecht E, Aldrich MC, Allerhand M, Barr RG, Brusselle GG, Couper DJ, Curjuric I, Davies G, Deary IJ, Dupuis J, Fall T, Foy M, Franceschini N, Gao W, Gläser S, Gu X, Hancock DB, Heinrich J, Hofman A, Imboden M, Ingelsson E, James A, Karrasch S, Koch B, Kritchevsky SB, Kumar A, Lahousse L, Li G, Lind L, Lindgren C, Liu Y, Lohman K, Lumley T, McArdle WL, Meibohm B, Morris AP, Morrison AC, Musk B, North KE, Palmer LJ, Probst-Hensch NM, Psaty BM, Rivadeneira F, Rotter JI, Schulz H, Smith LJ, Sood A, Starr JM, Strachan DP, Teumer A, Uitterlinden AG, Völzke H, Voorman A, Wain LV, Wells MT, Wilk JB, Williams OD, Heckbert SR, Stricker BH, London SJ, Fornage M, Tobin MD, O'Connor GT, Hall IP, Cassano PA. Large-scale genome-wide association studies and meta-analyses of longitudinal change in adult lung function. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e100776.
42. Meek PM, Sood A, Petersen H, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y. Epigenetic change (GATA-4 gene methylation) is associated with health status in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Biol Res Nurs. 2015 Mar; 17(2):191-8.
43. Loth DW, Soler Artigas M, Gharib SA, Wain LV, Franceschini N, Koch B, Pottinger TD, Smith AV, Duan Q, Oldmeadow C, Lee MK, Strachan DP, James AL, Huffman JE, Vitart V, Ramasamy A, Wareham NJ, Kaprio J, Wang XQ, Trochet H, Kähönen M, Flexeder C, Albrecht E, Lopez LM, de Jong K, Thyagarajan B, Alves AC, Enroth S, Omenaas E, Joshi PK, Fall T, Viñuela A, Launer LJ, Loehr LR, Fornage M, Li G, Wilk JB, Tang W, Manichaikul A, Lahousse L, Harris TB, North KE, Rudnicka AR, Hui J, Gu X, Lumley T, Wright AF, Hastie ND, Campbell S, Kumar R, Pin I, Scott RA, Pietiläinen KH, Surakka I, Liu Y, Holliday EG, Schulz H, Heinrich J, Davies G, Vonk JM, Wojczynski M, Pouta A, Johansson A, Wild SH, Ingelsson E, Rivadeneira F, Völzke H, Hysi PG, Eiriksdottir G, Morrison AC, Rotter JI, Gao W, Postma DS, White WB, Rich SS, Hofman A, Aspelund T, Couper D, Smith LJ, Psaty BM, Lohman K, Burchard EG, Uitterlinden AG, Garcia M, Joubert BR, McArdle WL, Musk AB, Hansel N, Heckbert SR, Zgaga L, van Meurs JB, Navarro P, Rudan I, Oh YM, Redline S, Jarvis DL, Zhao JH, Rantanen T, O'Connor GT, Ripatti S, Scott RJ, Karrasch S, Grallert H, Gaddis NC, Starr JM, Wijmenga C, Minster RL, Lederer DJ, Pekkanen J, Gyllensten U, Campbell H, Morris AP, Gläser S, Hammond CJ, Burkart KM, Beilby J, Kritchevsky SB, Gudnason V, Hancock DB, Williams OD, Polasek O, Zemunik T, Kolcic I, Petrini MF, Wjst M, Kim WJ, Porteous DJ, Scotland G, Smith BH, Viljanen A, Heliövaara M, Attia JR, Sayers I, Hampel R, Gieger C, Deary IJ, Boezen HM, Newman A, Jarvelin MR, Wilson JF, Lind L, Stricker BH, Teumer A, Spector TD, Melén E, Peters MJ, Lange LA, Barr RG, Bracke KR, Verhamme FM, Sung J, Hiemstra PS, Cassano PA, Sood A, Hayward C, Dupuis J, Hall IP, Brusselle GG, Tobin MD, London SJ. Genome-wide association analysis identifies six new loci associated with forced vital capacity. Nat Genet. 2014 Jul; 46(7):669-77.
44. Brunner WM, Schreiner PJ, Sood A, Jacobs DR. Depression and risk of incident asthma in adults. The CARDIA study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 May 01; 189(9):1044-51.
45. Sood A, Petersen H, Meek P, Tesfaigzi Y. Reply from the authors. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 01; 189(7):871.
46. Petersen H, Sood A, Meek PM, Shen X, Cheng Y, Belinsky SA, Owen CA, Washko G, Pinto-Plata V, Kelly E, Celli B, Tesfaigzi Y. Rapid lung function decline in smokers is a risk factor for COPD and is attenuated by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use. Chest. 2014 Apr; 145(4):695-703.
47. Marchese ME, Kumar R, Colangelo LA, Avila PC, Jacobs DR, Gross M, Sood A, Liu K, Cook-Mills JM. The vitamin E isoforms a-tocopherol and ?-tocopherol have opposite associations with spirometric parameters: the CARDIA study. Respir Res. 2014 Mar 15; 15:31.
48. Sood A, Ghani KR, Ahlawat R, Modi P, Abaza R, Jeong W, Sammon JD, Diaz M, Kher V, Menon M, Bhandari M. Application of the statistical process control method for prospective patient safety monitoring during the learning phase: robotic kidney transplantation with regional hypothermia (IDEAL phase 2a-b). Eur Urol. 2014 Aug; 66(2):371-8.
49. Sood A, Seagrave J, Herbert G, Harkins M, Alam Y, Chiavaroli A, Shohreh R, Montuschi P, Campen M, Harmon M, Qualls C, Berwick M, Schuyler M. High sputum total adiponectin is associated with low odds for asthma. J Asthma. 2014 Jun; 51(5):459-66.
50. Sood A, Petersen H, Meek P, Tesfaigzi Y. Spirometry and health status worsen with weight gain in obese smokers but improve in normal-weight smokers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Feb 01; 189(3):274-81.
51. Assad N, Qualls C, Smith LJ, Arynchyn A, Thyagarajan B, Schuyler M, Jacobs DR, Sood A. Reply: body mass index is a stronger predictor than the metabolic syndrome for future asthma in women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 15; 189(2):232-3.
52. Menon M, Sood A, Bhandari M, Kher V, Ghosh P, Abaza R, Jeong W, Ghani KR, Kumar RK, Modi P, Ahlawat R. Robotic kidney transplantation with regional hypothermia: a step-by-step description of the Vattikuti Urology Institute-Medanta technique (IDEAL phase 2a). Eur Urol. 2014 May; 65(5):991-1000.
53. Sood A, Shore SA. Adiponectin, Leptin, and Resistin in Asthma: Basic Mechanisms through Population Studies. J Allergy (Cairo). 2013; 2013:785835.
54. Assad N, Qualls C, Smith LJ, Arynchyn A, Thyagarajan B, Schuyler M, Jacobs DR, Sood A. Body mass index is a stronger predictor than the metabolic syndrome for future asthma in women. The longitudinal CARDIA study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Aug 01; 188(3):319-26.
55. Sood A, Qualls C, Schuyler M, Arynchyn A, Alvarado JH, Smith LJ, Jacobs DR. Adult-onset asthma becomes the dominant phenotype among women by age 40 years. the longitudinal CARDIA study. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Jun; 10(3):188-97.
56. Sood A, Qualls C, Seagrave J, McDonald J, Shohreh R, Chiavaroli A, Schuyler M. Effect of allergen inhalation on airway oxidant stress, using exhaled breath condensate 8-isoprostane, in mild asthma. J Asthma. 2013 Jun; 50(5):449-56.
57. Hancock DB, Soler Artigas M, Gharib SA, Henry A, Manichaikul A, Ramasamy A, Loth DW, Imboden M, Koch B, McArdle WL, Smith AV, Smolonska J, Sood A, Tang W, Wilk JB, Zhai G, Zhao JH, Aschard H, Burkart KM, Curjuric I, Eijgelsheim M, Elliott P, Gu X, Harris TB, Janson C, Homuth G, Hysi PG, Liu JZ, Loehr LR, Lohman K, Loos RJ, Manning AK, Marciante KD, Obeidat M, Postma DS, Aldrich MC, Brusselle GG, Chen TH, Eiriksdottir G, Franceschini N, Heinrich J, Rotter JI, Wijmenga C, Williams OD, Bentley AR, Hofman A, Laurie CC, Lumley T, Morrison AC, Joubert BR, Rivadeneira F, Couper DJ, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Wjst M, Wain LV, Vonk JM, Uitterlinden AG, Rochat T, Rich SS, Psaty BM, O'Connor GT, North KE, Mirel DB, Meibohm B, Launer LJ, Khaw KT, Hartikainen AL, Hammond CJ, Gläser S, Marchini J, Kraft P, Wareham NJ, Völzke H, Stricker BH, Spector TD, Probst-Hensch NM, Jarvis D, Jarvelin MR, Heckbert SR, Gudnason V, Boezen HM, Barr RG, Cassano PA, Strachan DP, Fornage M, Hall IP, Dupuis J, Tobin MD, London SJ. Genome-wide joint meta-analysis of SNP and SNP-by-smoking interaction identifies novel loci for pulmonary function. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(12):e1003098.
58. Sood A. Indoor fuel exposure and the lung in both developing and developed countries: an update. Clin Chest Med. 2012 Dec; 33(4):649-65.
59. Li J, Xun P, Zamora D, Sood A, Liu K, Daviglus M, Iribarren C, Jacobs D, Shikany JM, He K. Intakes of long-chain omega-3 (n-3) PUFAs and fish in relation to incidence of asthma among American young adults: the CARDIA study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jan; 97(1):173-8.
60. Sood A, Petersen H, Blanchette CM, Meek P, Picchi MA, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y. Methylated Genes in Sputum Among Older Smokers With Asthma. Chest. 2012 Aug; 142(2):425-431.
61. Sood A, Qualls C, Schuyler M, Thyagarajan B, Steffes MW, Smith LJ, Jacobs DR. Low serum adiponectin predicts future risk for asthma in women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 01; 186(1):41-7.
62. Garcia P, Sood A. Adiponectin in pulmonary disease and critically ill patients. Curr Med Chem. 2012; 19(32):5493-500.
63. Sood A, Dominic E, Qualls C, Steffes MW, Thyagarajan B, Smith LJ, Lewis CE, Jacobs DR. Serum Adiponectin is Associated with Adverse Outcomes of Asthma in Men but Not in Women. Front Pharmacol. 2011; 2:55.
64. Soler Artigas M, Loth DW, Wain LV, Gharib SA, Obeidat M, Tang W, Zhai G, Zhao JH, Smith AV, Huffman JE, Albrecht E, Jackson CM, Evans DM, Cadby G, Fornage M, Manichaikul A, Lopez LM, Johnson T, Aldrich MC, Aspelund T, Barroso I, Campbell H, Cassano PA, Couper DJ, Eiriksdottir G, Franceschini N, Garcia M, Gieger C, Gislason GK, Grkovic I, Hammond CJ, Hancock DB, Harris TB, Ramasamy A, Heckbert SR, Heliövaara M, Homuth G, Hysi PG, James AL, Jankovic S, Joubert BR, Karrasch S, Klopp N, Koch B, Kritchevsky SB, Launer LJ, Liu Y, Loehr LR, Lohman K, Loos RJ, Lumley T, Al Balushi KA, Ang WQ, Barr RG, Beilby J, Blakey JD, Boban M, Boraska V, Brisman J, Britton JR, Brusselle GG, Cooper C, Curjuric I, Dahgam S, Deary IJ, Ebrahim S, Eijgelsheim M, Francks C, Gaysina D, Granell R, Gu X, Hankinson JL, Hardy R, Harris SE, Henderson J, Henry A, Hingorani AD, Hofman A, Holt PG, Hui J, Hunter ML, Imboden M, Jameson KA, Kerr SM, Kolcic I, Kronenberg F, Liu JZ, Marchini J, McKeever T, Morris AD, Olin AC, Porteous DJ, Postma DS, Rich SS, Ring SM, Rivadeneira F, Rochat T, Sayer AA, Sayers I, Sly PD, Smith GD, Sood A, Starr JM, Uitterlinden AG, Vonk JM, Wannamethee SG, Whincup PH, Wijmenga C, Williams OD, Wong A, Mangino M, Marciante KD, McArdle WL, Meibohm B, Morrison AC, North KE, Omenaas E, Palmer LJ, Pietiläinen KH, Pin I, Pola Sbreve Ek O, Pouta A, Psaty BM, Hartikainen AL, Rantanen T, Ripatti S, Rotter JI, Rudan I, Rudnicka AR, Schulz H, Shin SY, Spector TD, Surakka I, Vitart V, Völzke H, Wareham NJ, Warrington NM, Wichmann HE, Wild SH, Wilk JB, Wjst M, Wright AF, Zgaga L, Zemunik T, Pennell CE, Nyberg F, Kuh D, Holloway JW, Boezen HM, Lawlor DA, Morris RW, Probst-Hensch N. Genome-wide association and large-scale follow up identifies 16 new loci influencing lung function. Nat Genet. 2011 Sep 25; 43(11):1082-90.
65. Bruse S, Sood A, Petersen H, Liu Y, Leng S, Celedón JC, Gilliland F, Celli B, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y. New Mexican Hispanic smokers have lower odds of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and less decline in lung function than non-Hispanic whites. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 01; 184(11):1254-60.
66. Zhu N, Jacobs DR, Sidney S, Sternfeld B, Carnethon M, Lewis CE, Shay CM, Sood A, Bouchard C. Fat mass modifies the association of fat-free mass with symptom-limited treadmill duration in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Aug; 94(2):385-91.
67. Sood A. Sex differences: implications for the obesity-asthma association. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2011 Jan; 39(1):48-56.
68. Thyagarajan B, Jacobs DR, Smith LJ, Kalhan R, Gross MD, Sood A. Serum adiponectin is positively associated with lung function in young adults, independent of obesity: the CARDIA study. Respir Res. 2010 Dec 09; 11:176.
69. Dixon AE, Holguin F, Sood A, Salome CM, Pratley RE, Beuther DA, Celedón JC, Shore SA. An official American Thoracic Society Workshop report: obesity and asthma. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2010 Sep; 7(5):325-35.
70. Sood A, Petersen H, Blanchette CM, Meek P, Picchi MA, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y. Wood smoke exposure and gene promoter methylation are associated with increased risk for COPD in smokers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov 01; 182(9):1098-104.
71. Sood A, Qualls C, Li R, Schuyler M, Beckett WS, Smith LJ, Thyagarajan B, Lewis CE, Jacobs DR. Lean mass predicts asthma better than fat mass among females. Eur Respir J. 2011 Jan; 37(1):65-71.
72. Sood A, Qualls C, Schuyler M. Leptin, adiponectin, and asthma: findings from a population-based cohort study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010 Apr; 104(4):355; author reply 355-6.
73. Sood A. Current treatment of chronic beryllium disease. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2009 Dec; 6(12):762-5.
74. Sood A. Obesity, adipokines, and lung disease. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Mar; 108(3):744-53.
75. Sood A. Altered resting and exercise respiratory physiology in obesity. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Sep; 30(3):445-54, vii.
76. Sood A, Qualls C, Arynchyn A, Beckett WS, Gross MD, Steffes MW, Smith LJ, Holvoet P, Thyagarajan B, Jacobs DR. Obesity-asthma association: is it explained by systemic oxidant stress? Chest. 2009 Oct; 136(4):1055-1062.
77. Sood A, Andoh J, Verhulst S, Ganesh M, Edson B, Hopkins-Price P. "Real-world" effectiveness of reactive telephone counseling for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial. Chest. 2009 Nov; 136(5):1229-1236.
78. Thyagarajan B, Smith LJ, Barr RG, Gross MD, Sood A, Kalhan R, Jacobs DR. Association of circulating adhesion molecules with lung function. The CARDIA study. Chest. 2009 Jun; 135(6):1481-1487.
79. Sood A, Stidley CA, Picchi MA, Celedón JC, Gilliland F, Crowell RE, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y. Difference in airflow obstruction between Hispanic and non-Hispanic White female smokers. COPD. 2008 Oct; 5(5):274-81.
80. Sood A, Qualls C, Seagrave J, Stidley C, Archibeque T, Berwick M, Schuyler M. Effect of specific allergen inhalation on serum adiponectin in human asthma. Chest. 2009 Feb; 135(2):287-294.
81. Sood A, Cui X, Qualls C, Beckett WS, Gross MD, Steffes MW, Smith LJ, Jacobs DR. Association between asthma and serum adiponectin concentration in women. Thorax. 2008 Oct; 63(10):877-82.
82. Andoh J, Verhulst S, Ganesh M, Hopkins-Price P, Edson B, Sood A. Sex- and race-related differences among smokers using a national helpline are not explained by socioeconomic status. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Feb; 100(2):200-7.
83. Sood A, Andoh J, Rajoli N, Hopkins-Price P, Verhulst SJ. Characteristics of smokers calling a national reactive telephone helpline. Am J Health Promot. 2008 Jan-Feb; 22(3):176-9.
84. Bloom GR, Suhail F, Hopkins-Price P, Sood A. Acute anhydrous ammonia injury from accidents during illicit methamphetamine production. Burns. 2008 Aug; 34(5):713-8.
85. Sood A, Dawson BK, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P, Quails C. Effect of change of reference standard to NHANES III on interpretation of spirometric 'abnormality'. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2007; 2(3):361-7.
86. Sood A, Sreedhar R, Kulkarni P, Nawoor AR. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis-like granulomatous lung disease with nontuberculous mycobacteria from exposure to hot water aerosols. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Feb; 115(2):262-6.
87. Sood A, Schuyler M. Finally, a perfect diagnostic test for pulmonary tuberculosis--or is it? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov 01; 174(9):963-4.
88. Sood A, Verhulst SJ, Varma A, Eagleton LE, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P. Association of excess weight and degree of airway responsiveness in asthmatics and non-asthmatics. J Asthma. 2006 Aug; 43(6):447-52.
89. Sood A, Dawson BK, Eid W, Eagleton LE, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P. Obesity is associated with bronchial hyper-responsiveness in women. J Asthma. 2005 Dec; 42(10):847-52.
90. Beckett W, Kallay M, Sood A, Zuo Z, Milton D. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis associated with environmental mycobacteria. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Jun; 113(6):767-70.
91. Sood A, Beckett WS, Cullen MR. Variable response to long-term corticosteroid therapy in chronic beryllium disease. Chest. 2004 Dec; 126(6):2000-7.

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