Julia B Greer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc ABO blood group and chronic pancreatitis risk in the NAPS2 cohort
    Julia B Greer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pancreas 40:1188-94. 2011
  2. doi request reprint New developments in pancreatic cancer
    Julia B Greer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Arts Building, 3708 Fifth Avenue, Fourth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 13:131-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: an evidence-based review
    Julia B Greer
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Medical Arts Building, 4th Floor, Office 400 5, 3708 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 9:411-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Hereditary pancreatic cancer: a clinical perspective
    Julia B Greer
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Medical Arts Building, 4th Floor, Room 400 5, 3708 5th Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:159-70. 2009
  5. pmc Multicenter approach to recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis in the United States: the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David C Whitcomb
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pancreatology 8:520-31. 2008
  6. pmc Association between calcium sensing receptor gene polymorphisms and chronic pancreatitis in a US population: role of serine protease inhibitor Kazal 1type and alcohol
    Venkata Muddana
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4486-91. 2008
  7. pmc Pathways to injury in chronic pancreatitis: decoding the role of the high-risk SPINK1 N34S haplotype using meta-analysis
    Elie Aoun
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2003. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, and the risk of recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis
    Dhiraj Yadav
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3708 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1035-45. 2009
  9. pmc Pancreatic cancer patients who smoke and drink are diagnosed at younger ages
    Randall E Brand
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hillman Cancer Center, 5117 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1007-12. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Serum immunoglobulin G fraction 4 levels in pancreatic cancer: elevations not associated with autoimmune pancreatitis
    Amit Raina
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:48-53. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc ABO blood group and chronic pancreatitis risk in the NAPS2 cohort
    Julia B Greer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pancreas 40:1188-94. 2011
    ..Our goal was to determine whether ABO blood group may affect the risk of chronic pancreatitis...
  2. doi request reprint New developments in pancreatic cancer
    Julia B Greer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Arts Building, 3708 Fifth Avenue, Fourth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 13:131-9. 2011
    ..Finally, CA 19-9 levels, the presence of diabetes mellitus, and a six-gene signature provided critical information regarding survival that could help guide treatment of individuals diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  3. doi request reprint Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: an evidence-based review
    Julia B Greer
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Medical Arts Building, 4th Floor, Office 400 5, 3708 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 9:411-8. 2009
    ..Each risk factor is linked by the fact that the inflammatory state significantly drives its pathology. This article will outline how inflammatory mechanisms are etiologically linked to pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  4. doi request reprint Hereditary pancreatic cancer: a clinical perspective
    Julia B Greer
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Medical Arts Building, 4th Floor, Room 400 5, 3708 5th Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:159-70. 2009
    ..Many controversies and unanswered questions in hereditary pancreatic cancer remain...
  5. pmc Multicenter approach to recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis in the United States: the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)
    David C Whitcomb
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pancreatology 8:520-31. 2008
    ..We developed the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2) to be sufficiently powered to understand the complex environmental, metabolic and genetic mechanisms underlying RAP and CP...
  6. pmc Association between calcium sensing receptor gene polymorphisms and chronic pancreatitis in a US population: role of serine protease inhibitor Kazal 1type and alcohol
    Venkata Muddana
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4486-91. 2008
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  7. pmc Pathways to injury in chronic pancreatitis: decoding the role of the high-risk SPINK1 N34S haplotype using meta-analysis
    Elie Aoun
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2003. 2008
    ..We tested this hypothesis by evaluating the differences in effect size of the high risk SPINK1 N34S haplotype on CP from multiple etiologies after combining clinical reports of SPINK1 N34S frequency using meta-analysis...
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, and the risk of recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis
    Dhiraj Yadav
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3708 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1035-45. 2009
    ..We examined the current prevalence of alcohol use and smoking and their association with RAP and CP in patients evaluated at US referral centers...
  9. pmc Pancreatic cancer patients who smoke and drink are diagnosed at younger ages
    Randall E Brand
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hillman Cancer Center, 5117 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1007-12. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint Serum immunoglobulin G fraction 4 levels in pancreatic cancer: elevations not associated with autoimmune pancreatitis
    Amit Raina
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:48-53. 2008
    ..A previous Japanese study reported that serum IgG4 greater than 135 mg/dL was 97% specific and 95% sensitive in predicting autoimmune pancreatitis...
  11. pmc Role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in pancreatic cancer
    Julia B Greer
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Presbyterian University Hospital, Mezzanine 2, C Wing, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Gut 56:601-5. 2007
    ..We are just beginning to elucidate what these factors are...
  12. pmc Significant association between ABO blood group and pancreatic cancer
    Julia B Greer
    The Institute For Transfusion Medicine, 3636 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 16:5588-91. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether the ABO blood group is related to pancreatic cancer risk in the general population of the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer: a brief review
    Julia B Greer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2564-9. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Pancreatitis in children and adolescents
    Mark E Lowe
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3755 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:128-35. 2008
    ..Improvements in diagnostic and imaging methods and growing awareness cannot account for the recent increases in the observed incidence of pediatric acute pancreatitis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Julia B Greer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 106:2247-57. 2006
    ..Because factors such as oral contraceptive (OC), hormone therapy (HT), and parity may affect weight and hormone levels, the associations were examined in women with and without these characteristics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multimodality therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 497 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:391-411, x. 2007
    ..The future of pancreatic cancer research rests on the availability and rapid transfer of new therapies from the laboratory to clinical research...