Chandrasagar (Sagar) Dugani, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Hospitalist
  2. Internist
  1. Dugani SB, Geyer HL, Maniaci MJ, Fischer KM, Croghan IT, Coons TJ, Canan EL, Burton MC. Hospitalist perspectives on barriers to recommend and potential benefit of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hosp Pract (1995). 2021 Oct; 49 (4):245-251 Epub 2021 Apr 21
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  2. Dugani SB, Christenson LR, Aakre JA, Bui HH, Vella A, Mielke MM. Association of plasma ceramides with prevalent and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in middle and older aged adults. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2021 Sep; 179:108991 Epub 2021 July 29
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  3. Dugani SB, Hydoub YM, Ayala AP, Reka R, Nayfeh T, Ding JF, McCafferty SN, Alzuabi M, Farwati M, Murad MH, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Mora S. Risk Factors for Premature Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 77 Studies. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2021 Aug; 5 (4):783-794 Epub 2021 June 23
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  4. Dugani SB, Mielke MM, Vella A. Burden and management of type 2 diabetes in rural United States. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2021 Jul; 37 (5):e3410 Epub 2020 Oct 05
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  5. Dugani SB, Moorthy MV, Li C, Demler OV, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Ridker PM, Glynn RJ, Mora S. Association of Lipid, Inflammatory, and Metabolic Biomarkers With Age at Onset for Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Women. JAMA Cardiol. 2021 Apr 1; 6 (4):437-447
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  6. Dugani SB, Girardo ME, De Filippis E, Mielke MM, Vella A. Risk Factors and Wellness Measures Associated with Prediabetes and Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Hispanic Adults. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2021 Apr; 19 (3):180-189 Epub 2021 Jan 15
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  7. Dugani SB, Fabbri M, Chamberlain AM, Bielinski SJ, Weston SA, Manemann SM, Jiang R, Roger VL. Premature Myocardial Infarction: A Community Study. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2021 Apr; 5 (2):413-422 Epub 2021 Apr 16
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  8. Dugani SB, Geyer HL, Maniaci MJ, Fischer KM, Croghan IT, Burton C. Psychological wellness of internal medicine hospitalists during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosp Pract (1995). 2021 Feb; 49(1):47-55. Epub 2020 Oct 22.
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  9. Balayah Z, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Rashed W, Almahmeed W, Mulla AA, Alrawahi N, Mora S, Dugani SB, Zubaid M. Association of obesity indices with in-hospital and 1-year mortality following acute coronary syndrome. Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 Feb; 45 (2):358-368 Epub 2020 Sept 17
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  10. Badwal K, Kiliaki SA, Dugani Sagar, Pagali SR. Psychosis Management in Lewy Body Dementia: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2021 Jan 19; 891988720988916 [Epub ahead of print]
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  11. Dugani SB, Geyer HL, Maniaci MJ, Burton MC. Perception of barriers to research among internal medicine physician hospitalists by career stage. Hosp Pract (1995). 2020 Oct; 48 (4):206-212 Epub 2020 June 30
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  12. Dugani SB, Geyer HL, Maniaci MJ, Schenzel HA, Burton MC. Perspectives on and barriers to research among advanced practice provider and physician hospitalists. Nurse Pract. 2020 Sep; 45 (9):41-47
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  13. Seyedsaadat SM, Rizvi A, Alzuabi M, Dugani SB, Murad MH, Huston J 3rd, Saba L, Brinjikji W. Correlation of MRI-detected vulnerable carotid plaques with clinical presentation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurosurg Sci. 2020 Jun; 64 (3):263-271 Epub 2019 Nov 13
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  14. Samec MJ, Khawaja A, Patel AM, Dugani SB. 80-year-old man with dyspnoea and bilateral groundglass infiltrates: an elusive case of COVID-19. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 May 27; 13 (5)
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  15. Dugani SB, Murad W, Damilig K, Atos J, Mohamed E, Callachan E, Farukhi Z, Shaikh A, Elfatih A, Yusef S, Hydoub YM, Moorthy MV, Mora B, Alawadhi A, Issac R, Saleh A, Al-Mulla A, Mora S, Alsheikh-Ali AA. Premature Myocardial Infarction in the Middle East and North Africa: Rationale for the Gulf PREVENT Study. Angiology. 2020 Jan; 71 (1):17-26 Epub 2019 May 26
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  16. Dugani SB, Ayala Melendez AP, Reka R, Hydoub YM, McCafferty SN, Murad MH, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Mora S. Risk factors associated with premature myocardial infarction: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 Feb 11; 9 (2):e023647
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  17. Dugani S, Ames JM, Manson JE, Mora S. Weighing the Anti-Ischemic Benefits and Bleeding Risks from Aspirin Therapy: a Rational Approach. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018 Feb 21; 20 (3):15
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  18. Dugani S, Afari H, Hirschhorn LR, Ratcliffe H, Veillard J, Martin G, Lagomarsino G, Basu L, Bitton A. Prevalence and factors associated with burnout among frontline primary health care providers in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Gates Open Res. 2018; 2:4 Epub 2018 June 11
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  19. Dugani S, Kissoon N. Global advocacy needed for sepsis in children. J Infect. 2017 Jun; 74 Suppl 1:S61-S65
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  20. Harada PHN, Demler OV, Dugani SB, Akinkuolie AO, Moorthy MV, Ridker PM, Cook NR, Pradhan AD, Mora S. Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance Score and Risk of Incident Diabetes During Extended Follow-Up of 20 Years: The Women's Health Study. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2017; 11(5):1257-1267.
  21. Dugani SB, Akinkuolie AO, Paynter N, Glynn RJ, Ridker PM, Mora S. Lipoproteins, Insulin Resistance, Rosuvastatin, and Incident Diabetes: Results from the JUPITER Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiology. 2016; 1(2):136-145. Epub 2016 Apr 13.
  22. Dugani S, Gaziano TA. 25 by 25: Achieving Global Reduction in Cardiovascular Mortality. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Jan; 18 (1):10
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  23. Bowry A, Lewey J, Dugani SB, Choudhry NK. The Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Epidemiology and Managament. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2015; 31(9):1151-1159.
  24. Choudhry NK, Dugani S, Shrank WH, Polinski JM, Stark CE, Gupta R, Prabhakaran D, Brill G, Jha P. Despite increased use and sales of statins in India, per capita prescription rates remain far below high-income countries. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Feb; 33 (2):273-82
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  25. Cancino GI, Yiu AP, Fatt MP, Dugani CB, Flores ER, Frankland PW, Josselyn SA, Miller FD, Kaplan DR. p63 Regulates adult neural precursor and newly born neuron survival to control hippocampal-dependent Behavior. J Neurosci. 2013 Jul 31; 33 (31):12569-85
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  26. Dugani S, McGuire R, IMAGINE Working Group. Development of IMAGINE: a three-pillar student initiative to promote social accountability and interprofessional education. J Interprof Care. 2011 Nov; 25 (6):454-6 Epub 2011 Sept 07
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  27. Boozary A, Dugani SB. Institute of social justice and medicine: developing a think tank to promote policy formation. Clin Invest Med. 2011 Oct 1; 34 (5):E259 Epub 2011 Oct 01
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  28. Fujitani M, Cancino GI, Dugani CB, Weaver IC, Gauthier-Fisher A, Paquin A, Mak TW, Wojtowicz MJ, Miller FD, Kaplan DR. TAp73 acts via the bHLH Hey2 to promote long-term maintenance of neural precursors. Curr Biol. 2010 Nov 23; 20 (22):2058-65 Epub 2010 Nov 11
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  29. Dugani CB, Paquin A, Kaplan DR, Miller FD. Coffin-Lowry syndrome: a role for RSK2 in mammalian neurogenesis. Dev Biol. 2010 Nov 15; 347 (2):348-59 Epub 2010 Sept 08
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  30. Dugani CB, Paquin A, Fujitani M, Kaplan DR, Miller FD. p63 antagonizes p53 to promote the survival of embryonic neural precursor cells. J Neurosci. 2009 May 20; 29 (20):6710-21
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  31. Dugani C, Randhawa VK, Cheng AWP, Patel N, Klip A. The Akt-substrate AS160 participates in insulin-dependent perinuclear redistribution of GLUT4 in L6 myoblasts. European Journal of Cell Biology. 2008; 87(6):337-351.
  32. Dugani CB, Klip A. Glucose transporter 4: cycling, compartments and controversies. EMBO Rep. 2005 Dec; 6 (12):1137-42
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  33. Thong FS, Dugani CB, Klip A. Turning signals on and off: GLUT4 traffic in the insulin-signaling highway. Physiology (Bethesda). 2005 Aug; 20:271-84
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  34. Vessal M, Dugani CB, Solomon DA, McIntyre Burnham W, Ivy GO. Might astrocytes play a role in maintaining the seizure-prone state? Brain Res. 2005 May 24; 1044 (2):190-6 Epub 2005 Apr 19
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  35. Vessal M, Dugani CB, Solomon DA, Burnham WM, Ivy GO. Astrocytic proliferation in the piriform cortex of amygdala-kindled subjects: a quantitative study in partial versus fully kindled brains. Brain Res. 2004 Oct 1; 1022 (1-2):47-53
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  36. Wania F, Dugani CB. Assessing the long-range transport potential of polybrominated diphenyl ethers: a comparison of four multimedia models. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2003 Jun; 22 (6):1252-61
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