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This is a compilation of publications by the CDC CFS Public Health Research Program from 2009 to 2013.

This section includes only publications involving the CDC CFS research group.

2013 Publications

Falkenberg VR, Whistler T, Murray JR, Unger ER, Rajeevan MS. Acute psychosocial stress-mediated changes in the expression and methylation of perforin in chronic fatigue syndrome. Genetics & Epigenetics 5: 1-9, 2013.

Dostalek M, Gardner I, Gurbaxani BM, Rose RH, Chetty, M. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling of monoclonal antibodies. Clin Pharmacokinet 52: 83-124, 2013.

Reeves WC, Lin JM, Nater UM. Mental illness in metropolitan, urban and rural Georgia populations. BMC Public Health. 13:414, 2013.

Brimmer DJ, Maloney E, Devlin R, Jones JF, Boneva R, Nagler C, LeRoy L, Royal S, Tian H, Lin JM, Kasten J, Unger ER. A pilot registry of unexplained fatiguing illnesses and chronic fatigue syndrome. BMC Res Notes 6:309, 2013.

Gao J, Gurbaxani BM, Hu J, Heilman K., Lewis G, Emanuele II VE, Davila M, Unger ER, Lin JM: Multiscale analyses of heart rate variability in non-stationary environments. Front Physiol 4:119, 2013.

Gurbaxani BM, Dostalek M, Gardner IB. Are endosomal trafficking parameters better targets for improving mAb pharmacokinetics than FcRn binding affinity? Mol Immunol 56: 660-674, 2013

Murray JR, Rajeevan MS. Evaluation of DNA extraction from granulocytes discarded in the separation medium after isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells and plasma from whole blood. BMC Res. Notes 6:440, 2013.

Halsey NA, Griffioen M, Dreskin SC, Dekker CL, Wood R, Sharma D, Jones JF, LaRussa PS, Garner J, Berger M, Proveaux T, Vellozzi C; Hypersensitivity Working Group of the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Network, Broder K, Setse R, Pahud B, Hrncir D, Choi H, Sparks R, Williams SE, Engler RJ, Gidudu J, Baxter R, Klein N, Edwards K, Cano M, Kelso JM. Immediate hypersensitivity reactions following monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines: reports to VAERS. Vaccine 31:6107-12, 2013.

Brimmer DJ, Campbell C, Bonner K, and Lin JM. News from the CDC: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and standardized patient videos – a novel approach to educating medical students about CFS. Transl Behav Med 3:338-9, 2013.

Gurbaxani BM, Querec TD, Unger ER. Controlling for population variances in health and exposure risk using randomized matrix based mathematical modeling. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7812: 184-192, 2013.

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2012 Publications

Tian H, Lin JM, Reeves WC: Utilization of two web-based Continuing Medical Education courses evaluated by Markov chain model. J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:489-494, 2012.

Nater UM, Maloney E, Lin JM, Reeves WC, Heim C. Coping Styles in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Findings from a Population-based Study in Georgia, USA. Psychother Psychosom 81:127-129, 2012.

Jason LA, Unger ER, Dimitrakoff JD, Fagin AP, Houghton M, Cook DB, Marshall GD, Klimas N, Snell C. Minimum data elements for research reports on CFS. Brain Behav Immun 26:401-406, 2012.

Nater UM, Heim CM, Raison C. Chronic fatigue syndrome. Handb Clin Neurol 106:573-587, 2012.

Vincent A, Brimmer DJ, Whipple MO, Jones JF, Boneva R, Lahr BD, Maloney E, St Sauver JL, Reeves WC. Prevalence, incidence, and classification of chronic fatigue syndrome in Olmsted County, Minnesota, as estimated using the Rochester epidemiology project. Mayo Clin Proc. 87: 1145-52, 2012.

Gargis AS, Kalman L, Berry MW, Bick DP, Dimmock DP, Hambuch T, Lu F, Lyon E, Voelkerding KV, Zehnbauer BA, Agarwala R, Bennett SF, Chen B, Chin EL, Compton JG, Das S, Farkas DH, Ferber MJ, Funke BH, Furtado MR, Ganova-Raeva LM, Geigenmüller U, Gunselman SJ, Hegde MR, Johnson PL, Kasarskis A, Kulkarni S, Lenk T, Liu CS, Manion M, Manolio TA, Mardis ER, Merker JD, Rajeevan MS, Reese MG, Rehm HL, Simen BB, Yeakley JM, Zook JM, Lubin IM. Assuring the quality of next-generation sequencing in clinical laboratory practice. Nature Biotechnol. 30: 1033-1036, 2012.

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2011 Publications

Boneva RS, Maloney E, Lin JMS, Jones JF, Wieser F, Nater UM, Heim CM, Reeves WC. Gynecologic history in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): a population-based case control study. J Womens Health 20:21-28, 2011.

Falkenberg VR, Gurbaxani BM, Unger ER, Rajeevan MS. Function genomics of serotonin receptor 2a (HTR2A): interaction of polymorphism, methylation, expression and disease association. Neuromolecular Med 13:66-76, 2011.

Falkenberg VR, Whistler T, Murray JR, Unger ER, Rajeevan MS: Identification of phosphoglycerate kinase 1 (PGK1) as a reference gene for quantitative gene expression measurements in human blood RNA. BMC Research Notes 4:32, 2011

Lin, JM S, Resch SC, Brimmer DJ, Johnson A, Kennedy S, Burstein N, Simon CJ. The economic impact of chronic fatigue syndrome in Georgia: Direct and indirect costs. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 9:1, 2011.

Nater UM, Maloney E, Heim C, Reeves WC: Cumulative life stress in chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychiatry Res 189:318-320, 2011.

Smith AK, Fang H, Whistler T, Unger ER, Rajeevan MS: Convergent genomic studies identify associations of GRIK2 and NPAS2 with chronic fatigue syndrome. Neuropsychobiology 64:183-194 2011.

Tian H, Lin JMS, Reeves WC: Utilization of two web-based Continuing Medical Education courses evaluated by Markov chain model. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2011 Oct 5.

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2010 Publications

Brimmer DJ, Fridinger F, Lin JMS, Reeves WC. US healthcare providers' knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions concerning Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. BMC Fam Pract 11:28, 2010.

Decker MJ, Eyal S, Shinar Z, Fuxman Y, Reeves WC, Baharav A. Sleep architecture and ventilation derived through analysis of the electrocardiogram. Sleep Breath 14:233-239, 2010.

Emanuele VA, Gurbaxani BM. Quadratic variance models for adaptively preprocessing SELDI mass spectrometry data. BMC Bioinformatics 11:512, 2010.

Falkenberg VR, Rajeevan MS. Identification of molecular link between glucocorticoid and serotonergic signaling systems. J Mol Neurosci 41:322-327, 2010.

Lin JMS, Decker MJ, Brimmer DJ, Reeves WC. Validity of self-reported body mass index and sleeping problems among adult population of Georgia. The Open Obesity Journal 2:1, 2010.

Majer M, Nater UM, Lin JMS, Capuron L, Reeves WC. Association of childhood trauma with cognitive function in healthy adults: a pilot study. BMC Neurol 10:61, 2010.

Maloney EM, Boneva RS, Lin JMS, Reeves WC. Chronic fatigue syndrome is associated with metabolic syndrome: results from a case-control study in Georgia. Metabolism 59:1351-1357, 2010.

Nater UM, Jones JF, Lin JMS, Maloney E, Reeves WC, Heim C. Personality features and personality disorders in chronic fatigue syndrome: a population-based study. Psychother Psychosom 79:312-318, 2010.

Nater UM, Lin JMS, Maloney E, Jones JF, Tian H, Heim C, Raison CL, Boneva RS, ReevesWC. Criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome and co-morbid psychiatric conditions - Response to Kindlon. Psychosomatic Medicine 72:507-509, 2010.

Reeves WC, Gurbaxani BM, Lin JMS, Unger ER. A response to Jason et al. (2009), "Evaluating the Centers for Disease Control's Empirical Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Case Definition". Journal of Disability Policy Studies 20:229-232, 2010.

Silverman MN, Heim CM, Nater UM, Margues AH, Sternberg EM. Neuroendocrine and immune contributors to fatigue. PM R 2:338-346, 2010.

Switzer WM, Jia H, Hohn O, Zheng H, Tang S, Shankar A, Bannert N, Simmons G, Hendry RM, Falkenberg VR, Reeves WC, Heneine W. Absence of evidence of Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-related virus infection in persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and healthy controls in the United States. Retrovirology 7:57, 2010.

Whister T, Chiang C-F, Lin JMS, Lonergan W, Reeves WC. The comparison of different pre-and post-analysis filters for determination of exon-level alternative splicing events using Affymetrix arrays. J Biomol Tech 21:44-53, 2010.

Whistler T, Chiang C-F, Lonergan W, Hollier M, Unger ER. Implementation of exon arrays: alternative splicing during T-cell proliferation as determined by whole genome analysis. BMC Genomics 11:496, 2010.

Yang H, Sunderraman, R, Tian H. bcnQL: A Query Language for Biochemical Networks. Int J Data Min Bioinform 4: 571-587, 2010.

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2009 Publications

Aslakson E, Vollmer-Conna U, Reeves WC, White PD. Replication of an empirical approach to delineate the heterogeneity of chronic unexplained fatigue. Population Health Metrics 7:17, 2009.

Baekey DM, Feng P, Decker MJ, Strohl KP. Breathing and sleep: measurement methods, genetic influences and developmental impacts. ILAR J 50:248-261, 2009.

Boneva RS, Lin JMS, Maloney EM, Jones JF, Reeves WC. Use of medications among subjects with chronic fatigue syndrome and healthy persons: a population-based study of fatiguing illness in Georgia. Health Quality of Life Outcomes 7:67, 2009.

Decker MJ, Lin JMS, Tabassum H, Reeves WC. Hypersomnolence and sleep-related complaints in metropolitan, urban, and rural Georgia. Am J Epidemiol 169:435-443, 2009.

Decker MJ, Tabassum H, Lin JMS, Reeves WC. Electroencephalographic correlates of chronic fatigue syndrome. Behavioral and Brain Functions 5: 43, 2009.

Emanuele VA, Gurbaxani BM. Benchmarking currently available SELDI-TOF MS preprocessing techniques. Proteomics. 9(7): 1754-62, 2009.

Heim C, Nater UM, Maloney E, Boneva R, Jones JF, Reeves WC. Childhood trauma and risk for chronic fatigue syndrome: Association with neuroendocrine dysfunction. Arch Gen Psych 66:72-80, 2009.

Hickie I, Davenport T, Vernon SD, Nisenbaum R, Reeves WC, Lloyd A. Are chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome valid clinical entities across countries and healthcare settings? Australia New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 43:25-35, 2009.

Lin E, Hsu SY. A Bayesian approach to gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in chronic fatigue syndrome. Pharmacogenomics. 10:35-42, 2009.

Lin JMS, Brimmer DJ, Boneva RS, Jones JF, Reeves WC. Barriers to healthcare utilization in fatiguing illness: a population-based study in Georgia. BMC Health Services Research. 9:13, 2009.

Maloney EM, Boneva R, Nater UM, Reeves WC. Chronic fatigue syndrome and high allostatic load: Results from a population-based case-control study in Georgia. Psychosomatic Medicine Jun;71(5):549-56 2009.

Narasimhan S, Falkenberg VR, Rajeevan MS. Determination of quantitative and site specific DNA methylation of perforin by pyrosequencing. BMC Research Notes 2:104, 2009.

Nater UM, Lin JMS, Maloney EM, Jones JF, Tian H, Raison CL, Reeves WC, Heim C. Psychiatric comorbidity in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome identified from the Georgia population. Psychosomatic Medicine. Jun;71(5):557-65 2009.

Nater UM, Whistler T, Lonergan W, Mletzko T, Vernon SD, Heim C. Impact of acute psychosocial stress on peripheral blood gene expression pathways in healthy men. Biological Psychology 82:125-132, 2009.

Raison CL, Lin JMS, Reeves WC. Association of peripheral inflammatory markers with chronic fatigue in a population-based sample. Brain Behavior & Immunity 11:327-337, 2009.

Smith AK, Maloney EM, Falkenberg VR, Dimulescu I, Rajeevan MS. An angiotensin-1 converting enzyme polymorphism is associated with allostatic load mediated by C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and cortisol. Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:597-606, 2009

Vernon SD, Whistler T, Rajeevan MS, Reeves WC. Chapter 1 – Integrating disparate data to identify markers and model chronic fatigue syndrome. In McConnell, P, Lim, S., and A.J. Cuticchia, Methods of Micorarray Data Analysis VI. (Scotts Valley, California: CreateSpace Publishing, 2009.

Whistler T, Fletcher MA, Lonergan W, Zeng XR, Lin JMS, LaPerriere A, Vernon SD, Klimas NG. Impaired immune functionin Gulf War illness. BMC Medical Genomics 2:12, 2009.

Whistler T, Lonergan W, Reeves WC. Introduction – Discovery Science and Beyond CAMDA. In McConnell, P, Lim, S., and A.J. Cuticchia, Methods of Micorarray Data Analysis VI. (Scotts Valley, California: CreateSpace Publishing, 2009.

Jones JF, Lin JMS, Maloney EM, Boneva RS, Unger ER, Reeves WC. An evaluation of exclusionary medical/psychiatric conditions in the definition of chronic fatigue syndrome. BMC Medicine 7:57, 2009.

Brimmer DJ, McCleary KK, Lupton TA, Faryna KM, Reeves WC. Continuing medical education challenges in chronic fatigue syndrome. BMC Medical Education 9:70, 2009.

Raison CL, Borisov AS, Woolwine BJ, Massung B, Vogt G, Miller AH. Interferon-alpha effects on diurnal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity: relationship with proinflammatory cytokines and behavior. Molecular Psychiatry 23:327-337, 2009.

Lin JMS, Brimmer DJ, Maloney EM, Nyarko E, Rhonda B., Reeves WC. Further validation of the multidimensional fatigue inventory in Georgian adult population sample. Population Health Metrics 7:18, 2009.

Tian H, Brimmer DJ, Lin JMS, Tumpey AJ, Reeves WC. Web usage data as a means of evaluating public health messaging and outreach. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 11: e52, 2009.

Sorensen B, Jones JF, Vernon SD, Rajeevan MS. Transcriptional control of complement activation in an exercise model of chronic fatigue syndrome. Molecular Medicine 15: 34-42, 2009.

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