James Versalovic

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lactobacillus rhamnosus L34 and Lactobacillus casei L39 suppress Clostridium difficile-induced IL-8 production by colonic epithelial cells
    Prapaporn Boonma
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Microbiol 14:177. 2014
  2. pmc Biofilm extracellular DNA enhances mixed species biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Candida albicans
    Mohan Pammi
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621, Fannin, MC WT 6 104, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:257. 2013
  3. pmc Polymicrobial bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit are associated with increased mortality: a case-control study
    Mohan Pammi
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621, Fannin, MC WT 6 104, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 14:390. 2014
  4. pmc mtDNA haplogroup and single nucleotide polymorphisms structure human microbiome communities
    Jun Ma
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:257. 2014
  5. pmc Histamine derived from probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppresses TNF via modulation of PKA and ERK signaling
    Carissa M Thomas
    Interdepartmental Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31951. 2012
  6. pmc The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequences
    Kevin Riehle
    Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:S11. 2012
  7. pmc Probiotics stimulate enterocyte migration and microbial diversity in the neonatal mouse intestine
    Geoffrey A Preidis
    Texas Children s Hospital, Feigin Center, Ste 830, 1102 Bates Ave, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    FASEB J 26:1960-9. 2012
  8. pmc Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri biofilms produce antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory factors
    Sara E Jones
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:35. 2009
  9. pmc Colonic mucosal DNA methylation, immune response, and microbiome patterns in Toll-like receptor 2-knockout mice
    Richard Kellermayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    FASEB J 25:1449-60. 2011
  10. pmc Molecular microbiological methods in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis
    Mohan Venkatesh
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 8:1037-48. 2010

Collaborators

  • Mohan Pammi
  • Sheldon L Kaplan
  • Jennifer K Spinler
  • Lynn Zechiedrich
  • Edward O Mason
  • Scot E Dowd
  • Delphine M A Saulnier
  • G R Gibson
  • I Raad
  • Mohan Venkatesh
  • Jun Ma
  • Prapaporn Boonma
  • Cristian Coarfa
  • Kjersti Aagaard
  • Aleksandar Milosavljevic
  • Susan F Venable
  • Geoffrey A Preidis
  • Kevin Riehle
  • Toni Ann Mistretta
  • Carissa M Thomas
  • Richard Kellermayer
  • Lauren Becnel Boyd
  • Sara E Jones
  • Xiang Qin
  • Somying Tumwasorn
  • Penelope E Bonnen
  • Weidong Hu
  • Teresa Hong
  • María Alejandra Díaz
  • Sriram Raghuraman
  • Sameer Paithankar
  • Milton J Finegold
  • Angela M Major
  • Dan V Trinh
  • Peera Hemarajata
  • Jan Peter van Pijkeren
  • Markus Kalkum
  • Robert Shulman
  • Sarah E Blutt
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Margaret E Conner
  • Robert A Britton
  • Kevin P Riehle
  • Joseph F Petrosino
  • Arpit Tandon
  • Sabeen Raza
  • Randy D Wolcott
  • R Alan Harris
  • Tiffany D Schaible
  • Zhijie Li
  • C Wayne Smith
  • Alfred Balasa
  • Nina Tatevian
  • Reka Szigeti
  • Angela Flores
  • Ruth Ann Luna
  • Liang Rong
  • Javier Rojo Jimenez
  • Richard Sucgang
  • Lori Banks Horton
  • Merry J Maynard
  • Richard J Hamill
  • Sonia K Morgan-Linnell
  • David Steffen

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Lactobacillus rhamnosus L34 and Lactobacillus casei L39 suppress Clostridium difficile-induced IL-8 production by colonic epithelial cells
    Prapaporn Boonma
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Microbiol 14:177. 2014
    ..on the suppression of IL-8 production in response to C. difficile infection...
  2. pmc Biofilm extracellular DNA enhances mixed species biofilms of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Candida albicans
    Mohan Pammi
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621, Fannin, MC WT 6 104, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:257. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that enhancement of biofilms in a mixed species environment increases patient mortality and morbidity...
  3. pmc Polymicrobial bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit are associated with increased mortality: a case-control study
    Mohan Pammi
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621, Fannin, MC WT 6 104, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 14:390. 2014
    ..We characterized the risk factors and outcomes of polymicrobial bloodstream infections in our neonatal units in a tertiary hospital in North America...
  4. pmc mtDNA haplogroup and single nucleotide polymorphisms structure human microbiome communities
    Jun Ma
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:257. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Histamine derived from probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppresses TNF via modulation of PKA and ERK signaling
    Carissa M Thomas
    Interdepartmental Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31951. 2012
    ..The identification of bacterial bioactive metabolites and their corresponding mechanisms of action with respect to immunomodulation may lead to improved anti-inflammatory strategies for chronic immune-mediated diseases...
  6. pmc The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequences
    Kevin Riehle
    Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:S11. 2012
    ..Installation, integration, and maintenance of the tools poses significant burden on many researchers and creates a barrier to adoption of microbiome analysis, particularly in translational settings...
  7. pmc Probiotics stimulate enterocyte migration and microbial diversity in the neonatal mouse intestine
    Geoffrey A Preidis
    Texas Children s Hospital, Feigin Center, Ste 830, 1102 Bates Ave, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    FASEB J 26:1960-9. 2012
    ..These experiments identify two targets of probiosis in early development, the intestinal epithelium and the gut microbiome, and suggest novel mechanisms for probiotic strain-specific effects...
  8. pmc Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri biofilms produce antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory factors
    Sara E Jones
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:35. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Colonic mucosal DNA methylation, immune response, and microbiome patterns in Toll-like receptor 2-knockout mice
    Richard Kellermayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    FASEB J 25:1449-60. 2011
    ..This manuscript highlights the intimate interrelationships between expression of immune-related genes and immunity pathways in the host with compositional and functional differences of the mammalian microbiome...
  10. pmc Molecular microbiological methods in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis
    Mohan Venkatesh
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 8:1037-48. 2010
    ..Molecular methods offer distinct advantages over blood cultures, including increased sensitivity and rapid diagnosis. However, diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness should be established before implementation in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Novel synergistic antibiofilm combinations for salvage of infected catheters
    Mohan Venkatesh
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Microbiol 58:936-44. 2009
    ..Catheter-lock solutions of EDTA, NAC and ethanol alone or in combination with antibiotics may be used to salvage infected catheters, which will directly impact on patient morbidity and health-care costs...
  12. pmc Vancomycin MICs for Staphylococcus aureus vary by detection method and have subtly increased in a pediatric population since 2005
    Edward O Mason
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1628-30. 2009
    ..3) was not different. We conclude that MICs for pediatric isolates have increased slightly since 2005 and therapeutic decisions based on vancomycin MICs need to be made by considering the methodology used...
  13. pmc Mechanisms of probiosis and prebiosis: considerations for enhanced functional foods
    Delphine M A Saulnier
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 20:135-41. 2009
    ..A special focus will be given to the addition of prebiotics and probiotics in functional foods for infants and seniors...
  14. pmc Relationships among ciprofloxacin, gatifloxacin, levofloxacin, and norfloxacin MICs for fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli clinical isolates
    Lauren Becnel Boyd
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:229-34. 2009
    ....