Highlighted Publications

Air Pollution, Built Environment, and Early Cardiovascular Disease. Zhang K, Brook RD, Li Y, Rajagopalan S, Kim JB.Circ Res. 2023 Jun 9;132(12):1707-1724. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.123.322002. Epub 2023 Jun 8.

Cheng P, Wirka RC, Shoa Clarke L, Zhao Q, Kundu R, Nguyen T, Nair S, Sharma D, Kim HJ, Shi H, Assimes T, Kim JB, Kundaje A, Quertermous T. ZEB2 Shapes the Epigenetic Landscape of Atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2022 Feb 8;145(6):469-485. Epub 2022 Jan 6.PMID: 34990206

Prunicki M, Cauwenberghs N, Ataam JA, Movassagh H, Kim JB, Kuznetsova T, Wu JC, Maecker H, Haddad F, Nadeau K. Immune biomarkers link air pollution exposure to blood pressure in adolescents. Environ Health. 2020 Oct;19(1)108. PMID: 33066786

Prunicki M, Dant CC, Cao S, Maecker H, Haddad F, Kim JB, Snyder M, Wu JC, Nadeau K. Immunologic effects of forest fire exposure show increases in IL-1 and CRP. Allergy. 2020 Sep;75(9):2356-2358. PMID: 32112439

Kim JB*, Zhao Q, Nguyen T, Pjanic M, Cheng P, Wirka RC, Travisano S, Nagao M, Kundu R, Quertermous T*. The environment-sensing aryl-hydrocarbon receptor inhibits the chondrogenic fate of modulated smooth muscle cells in atherosclerotic lesions. Circulation. 2020 Aug 11;142(6):575-590. PMID: 32441123 [*Corresponding Author]

Kim JB*, Prunicki M, Haddad F, Dant C, Wu JC, Snyder M, Sampath V, Patel R, Smith E, Nadeau K. Cumulative Lifetime Burden of Cardiovascular Disease from Early Exposure to Air Pollution. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Mar 17;9(6):e014944. PMID: 32174249 [*Corresponding Author]

Wirka RC, Wagh D, Paik DT, Pjanic M, Nguyen T, Miller CL, Kundu R, Coller J, Zhu Kulxi, Chang R, Koyano TK, Fong R, Woo YJ, Liu B, Montgomery SB, Wu JC, Tallquist M, Kim JB*, Quertermous T*. Atheroprotective roles of smooth muscle cell phenotypic modulation and the TCF21 disease gene as revealed by single-cell analysis. Nature Medicine. 2019 Aug;25(8):1280-1289. PMID: 31359001 [F1000Prime Recommended as Exceptional; *Senior Author]

Kim JB*, Kobayashi Y, Kuznetsova T, Moneghetti KJ, Brenner DA, O’Malley R, Dao C, Wu JC, Fischbein M, Miller DC, Yeung AC, Liang DH, Haddad F, Fearon WF*. Cytokines Profile of Reverse Cardiac Remodeling following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 1;270:83-88. PMID: 30219541 [*Corresponding Authors]

Kim JB*, Kobayashi Y, Moneghetti KJ, Brenner DA, O’Malley R, Schnittger I, Wu JC, Murtagh G, Beshiri A, Fischbein M, Miller DC, Liang DH, Yeung AC, Haddad F, Fearon WF*. Growth Differentiation Factor 15 is Associated with Lack of Ventricular Recovery and Mortality following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Circulation Cardiovasc Interv. 2017. Dec;10(12). PMID: 29222133 [*Corresponding Authors]

Kim JB, Pjanic M, Nguyen T, Miller CL, Iyer D, Liu B, Wang T, Sazanova O, Carcamo-Orive I, Matic LP, Maegdefessel L, Hedin U, Quertermous T. TCF21 and the environmental sensor aryl-hydrocarbon receptor cooperate to activate a pro-inflammatory gene expression program in coronary artery smooth muscle cells. PLOS Genetics 2017 May 8;13(5):e1006750. PMID: 28481916