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Joshua Melson

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentInternal Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    1. Jiang AC, Buckingham L, Barbanera W, Korang AY, Bishehsari F, Melson J. Erratum to: LINE-1 is preferentially hypomethylated within adenomatous polyps in the presence of synchronous colorectal cancer. Clin Epigenetics. 2017; 9:76. PMID: 28770016.
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    2. EUS-guided portal vein interventions. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 05; 85(5):883-888. PMID: 28320514.
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    3. Jiang AC, Buckingham L, Barbanera W, Korang AY, Bishesari F, Melson J. LINE-1 is preferentially hypomethylated within adenomatous polyps in the presence of synchronous colorectal cancer. Clin Epigenetics. 2017; 9:25. PMID: 28293326.
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    4. Greenspan M, Melson J. Seeking the Cecum: Assessing Metrics in Fellow Procedural Training. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Nov; 61(11):3095-3096. PMID: 27619391.
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    5. Melson J, Berger D, Greenspan M, Bayoumi M, Jakate S. Maintaining low non-neoplastic polypectomy rates in high-quality screening colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Mar; 85(3):581-587. PMID: 27597424.
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    6. Desai V, Sussman DA, Greenspan M, Dayanand S, Ollington K, Patel S, Li H, Melson J. Most Premature Surveillance Colonoscopy Is Not Attributable to Bowel Preparation or New Clinical Indications. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Sep; 61(9):2496-504. PMID: 27142669.
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    7. Melson J, Ma K, Arshad S, Greenspan M, Kaminsky T, Melvani V, Bishehsari F, Mahon B, Jakate S. Presence of small sessile serrated polyps increases rate of advanced neoplasia upon surveillance compared with isolated low-risk tubular adenomas. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Aug; 84(2):307-14. PMID: 26855297.
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    8. Shobar RM, Velineni S, Keshavarzian A, Swanson G, DeMeo MT, Melson JE, Losurdo J, Engen PA, Sun Y, Koenig L, Mutlu EA. The Effects of Bowel Preparation on Microbiota-Related Metrics Differ in Health and in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and for the Mucosal and Luminal Microbiota Compartments. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb 11; 7:e143. PMID: 26866392; PMCID: PMC4817412.
    9. Chen H, Liu H, Zou H, Chen R, Dou Y, Sheng S, Dai S, Ai J, Melson J, Kittles RA, Pirooznia M, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA, Deng Y. Evaluation of Plasma miR-21 and miR-152 as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Common Types of Human Cancers. J Cancer. 2016; 7(5):490-9. PMID: 26958084; PMCID: PMC4780124.
    10. Greenspan M, Chehl N, Shawron K, Barnes L, Li H, Avery E, Sims S, Losurdo J, Mobarhan S, Melson J. Patient Non-adherence and Cancellations Are Higher for Screening Colonoscopy Compared with Surveillance Colonoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Oct; 60(10):2930-6. PMID: 25902746.
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    11. Ma K, Nayak S, Li H, Evans K, Francescatti A, Brand MI, Orkin B, Hill M, Cameron J, Mobarhan S, Favuzza J, Melson J. Radiographic staging practices of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer vary according to medical specialty. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Sep; 82(3):497-502. PMID: 25910667.
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    12. Xicola RM, Gagnon M, Clark JR, Carroll T, Gao W, Fernandez C, Mijic D, Rawson JB, Janoski A, Pusatcioglu CK, Rajaram P, Gluskin AB, Regan M, Chaudhry V, Abcarian H, Blumetti J, Cintron J, Melson J, Xie H, Guzman G, Emmadi R, Alagiozian-Angelova V, Kupfer SS, Braunschweig C, Ellis NA, Llor X. Excess of proximal microsatellite-stable colorectal cancer in African Americans from a multiethnic study. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 15; 20(18):4962-70. PMID: 25013126; PMCID: PMC4167473.
    13. Melson J, Li Y, Cassinotti E, Melnikov A, Boni L, Ai J, Greenspan M, Mobarhan S, Levenson V, Deng Y. Commonality and differences of methylation signatures in the plasma of patients with pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2014 Jun 01; 134(11):2656-62. PMID: 24288256.
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    14. Greenspan M, Rajan KB, Baig A, Beck T, Mobarhan S, Melson J. Advanced adenoma detection rate is independent of nonadvanced adenoma detection rate. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug; 108(8):1286-92. PMID: 23711625.
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    15. Khan MW, Keshavarzian A, Gounaris E, Melson JE, Cheon EC, Blatner NR, Chen ZE, Tsai FN, Lee G, Ryu H, Barrett TA, Bentrem DJ, Beckhove P, Khazaie K. PI3K/AKT signaling is essential for communication between tissue-infiltrating mast cells, macrophages, and epithelial cells in colitis-induced cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 May 01; 19(9):2342-54. PMID: 23487439; PMCID: PMC3947836.
    16. Eichenseer PJ, Dhanekula R, Jakate S, Mobarhan S, Melson JE. Endoscopic mis-sizing of polyps changes colorectal cancer surveillance recommendations. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Mar; 56(3):315-21. PMID: 23392145.
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    17. Cassinotti E, Melson J, Liggett T, Melnikov A, Yi Q, Replogle C, Mobarhan S, Boni L, Segato S, Levenson V. DNA methylation patterns in blood of patients with colorectal cancer and adenomatous colorectal polyps. Int J Cancer. 2012 Sep 01; 131(5):1153-7. PMID: 22020530; PMCID: PMC3288808.
    18. Melson JE, Giusto D, Kwasny M, Eichenseer P, Jakate S, Keshavarzian A. Histopathology predictors of medically refractory ulcerative colitis. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 Sep; 53(9):1280-6. PMID: 20706071.
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    19. Melson J, Jakate S, Fung H, Arai S, Keshavarzian A. Crypt loss is a marker of clinical severity of acute gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease. Am J Hematol. 2007 Oct; 82(10):881-6. PMID: 17570511.
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    20. Quander CR, Morris MC, Melson J, Bienias JL, Evans DA. Prevalence of and factors associated with fecal incontinence in a large community study of older individuals. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Apr; 100(4):905-9. PMID: 15784039.
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