N W Schluger

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tuberculosis
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:465-6. 2008
  2. pmc Recent advances in testing for latent TB
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 138:1456-63. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis, drug use and HIV infection in Central Asia: an urgent need for attention
    Neil W Schluger
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:S32-6. 2013
  4. pmc Tuberculosis in Kazakhstan: analysis of risk determinants in national surveillance data
    Assel Terlikbayeva
    Columbia University Global Health Research Center of Central Asia, Almaty, Kazakhstan
    BMC Infect Dis 12:262. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Advances in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:60-6. 2013
  6. pmc Eosinophil and T cell markers predict functional decline in COPD patients
    JEANINE M D'ARMIENTO
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Respir Res 10:113. 2009
  7. pmc Tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in older adults
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Chest Med 28:773-81, vi. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis drug resistance in Europe: sunny days, but clouds on the horizon?
    N W Schluger
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Respir J 30:825-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Suppose they gave an epidemic and nobody came?
    Neil W Schluger
    Columbia University Medical Center, PH 9 East, Room 101, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:23-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Issues in the treatment of active tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients
    N W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:130-5. 1999

Research Grants

  1. Mentoring in Tuberculosis Patient-Oriented Research
    Neil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Training in Translational Lung Research
    Neil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Tuberculosis
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:465-6. 2008
  2. pmc Recent advances in testing for latent TB
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 138:1456-63. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis, drug use and HIV infection in Central Asia: an urgent need for attention
    Neil W Schluger
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:S32-6. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Tuberculosis in Kazakhstan: analysis of risk determinants in national surveillance data
    Assel Terlikbayeva
    Columbia University Global Health Research Center of Central Asia, Almaty, Kazakhstan
    BMC Infect Dis 12:262. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the most salient risk factors for TB disease as well as multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB) at the oblast (provincial) level in Kazakhstan...
  5. doi request reprint Advances in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:60-6. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Eosinophil and T cell markers predict functional decline in COPD patients
    JEANINE M D'ARMIENTO
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Respir Res 10:113. 2009
    ..We therefore measured cytokine levels in the lung lavage fluid and plasma of COPD patients in order to determine if the levels of T cell or eosinophil related cytokines were predictive of the future course of the disease...
  7. pmc Tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in older adults
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Chest Med 28:773-81, vi. 2007
    ..More than 8 million people every year develop active tuberculosis disease, and 2 million die as a result. This article reviews tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis drug resistance in Europe: sunny days, but clouds on the horizon?
    N W Schluger
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Respir J 30:825-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Suppose they gave an epidemic and nobody came?
    Neil W Schluger
    Columbia University Medical Center, PH 9 East, Room 101, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:23-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Issues in the treatment of active tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients
    N W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:130-5. 1999
    ..This will require careful coordination of antituberculosis and antiretroviral therapies...
  11. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of tuberculosis: what's old, what's new
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Respir Infect 18:241-8. 2003
    ..However, economic analyses suggest that these assays can be cost effective if they lead to sharp reductions in transmission through earlier treatment of infectious cases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV infection: epidemiology, immunology, and treatment
    N W Schluger
    The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 2:356-65. 2001
    ....
  13. pmc Recent advances in our understanding of human host responses to tuberculosis
    N W Schluger
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Respir Res 2:157-63. 2001
    ..The role of key cytokines such as interferon-gamma is discussed, as is the role of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in immune regulation in tuberculosis, particularly with regard to implications for vaccine development and evaluation...
  14. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of tuberculosis: the first one hundred (and twenty-three) years
    Neil W Schluger
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH 8E, Room 101, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 32:251-6. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Reconstitution of immune responses to tuberculosis in patients with HIV infection who receive antiretroviral therapy
    Neil W Schluger
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 122:597-602. 2002
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of hospitalizations for COPD exacerbation: opportunities for improving care
    Natalie H Yip
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    COPD 7:85-92. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that there are substantial opportunities for improvement in adherence with current guidelines and recommendations...
  17. ncbi request reprint DOT and timely treatment completion among Asian-born immigrant tuberculosis patients
    S Y Liu
    Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:884-9. 2005
    ..A large urban tuberculosis (TB) control program...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in the transmission of tuberculosis in New York City from 1990 to 1999
    Elvin Geng
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1453-8. 2002
    ..However, the reduction has been confined mainly to U.S.-born persons. Understanding the reasons for the lack of reduction among non-U.S.-born persons may lead to new strategies for tuberculosis control...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic correlates of primary and reactivation tuberculosis: a molecular epidemiology study
    Elvin Geng
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 293:2740-5. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is not known whether the atypical radiograph common in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated tuberculosis is due to a preponderance of primary progressive disease or altered immunity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transmission trends for human immunodeficiency virus associated tuberculosis in New York City
    E H Geng
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:661-6. 2005
    ..Since 1992, tuberculosis (TB) control measures have reduced incidence rates in New York City and elsewhere. Nevertheless, trends have not been uniform in all demographic groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis following solid organ transplantation
    D Lopez de Castilla
    Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 12:106-12. 2010
    ..Organ transplantation places patients at risk for tuberculosis (TB), which constitutes a challenge to physicians due to its atypical and extrapulmonary presentations, complicated treatment issues, and high morbidity and mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Use of an interferon-gamma release assay to diagnose latent tuberculosis infection in foreign-born patients
    Daniel Brodie
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 133:869-74. 2008
    ..We sought to validate the routine clinical use of the T-SPOT.TB test (Oxford Immunotec; Oxford, UK), an IGRA, in a predominantly foreign-born population with a high rate of BCG vaccination...
  23. ncbi request reprint Regional deposition of aerosolized interferon-gamma in pulmonary tuberculosis
    Rany Condos
    Bellevue Chest Service, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Chest 125:2146-55. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate particle size and deposition pattern in patients with TB receiving aerosol IFN-gamma treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of nucleic acid amplification for Mycobacterium tuberculosis on clinical decision making in suspected extrapulmonary tuberculosis
    Renda Soylemez Wiener
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 630 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 128:102-7. 2005
    ..We sought to determine how clinicians in one hospital used results of the NAAT in clinical decision making in cases of suspected extrapulmonary tuberculosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preventing the next generation of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Y Ben Amor
    Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:525-7. 2010
    ..Widespread use of new drugs as first-line agents would follow with the dawn of a new rapid diagnostic era...
  26. pmc Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria in patients without HIV infection, New York City
    Ethan E Bodle
    Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:390-6. 2008
    ..avium complex (MAC) (27%, (p < 0.01). NTM disease in patients without HIV is increasing. Laboratory-based surveillance may be useful for detecting non-MAC and non-respiratory tract disease...
  27. doi request reprint The epidemiology of tuberculosis in the United States
    Joseph Burzynski
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:492-8. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of tuberculosis
    Daniel Brodie
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 8 East, Room 101, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Chest Med 26:247-71, vi. 2005
    ..The appropriate and affordable use of any of these tests depends on the setting in which they are employed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing tuberculosis transmission and virulence: the vanishing tuberculin skin test
    Neil W Schluger
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:942-3. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Challenges of treating latent tuberculosis infection
    Neil W Schluger
    Chest 121:1733-5. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of retinoids for the treatment of emphysema study
    Michael D Roth
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1690, USA
    Chest 130:1334-45. 2006
    ..Retinoids promote alveolar septation in the developing lung and stimulate alveolar repair in some animal models of emphysema...

Research Grants4

  1. Mentoring in Tuberculosis Patient-Oriented Research
    Neil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Training in Translational Lung Research
    Neil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 2007
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