Robert J. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist
  1. McDonald JS, Hunt CH, Kolbe AB, Schmitz JJ, Hartman RP, Maddox DE, Kallmes DF, McDonald RJ. Acute Adverse Events Following Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent Administration: A Single-Center Retrospective Study of 281 945 Injections. Radiology. 2019 Sep; 292 (3):620-627 Epub 2019 July 02
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  2. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Tran CL, Kolbe AB, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Postcontrast Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients: A Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Dec; 72 (6):811-818 Epub 2018 July 21
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  3. Levine D, McDonald RJ, Kressel HY. Gadolinium Retention After Contrast-Enhanced MRI. JAMA. 2018 Nov 13; 320 (18):1853-1854
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  4. McDonald RJ, Levine D, Weinreb J, Kanal E, Davenport MS, Ellis JH, Jacobs PM, Lenkinski RE, Maravilla KR, Prince MR, Rowley HA, Tweedle MF, Kressel HY. Gadolinium Retention: A Research Roadmap from the 2018 NIH/ACR/RSNA Workshop on Gadolinium Chelates. Radiology 2018 Nov; 289 (2):517-534 Epub 2018 Sept 11
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  5. Nehra AK, McDonald RJ, Bluhm AM, Gunderson TM, Murray DL, Jannetto PJ, Kallmes DF, Eckel LJ, McDonald JS. Accumulation of Gadolinium in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid after Gadobutrol-enhanced MR Imaging: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Radiology. 2018 Aug; 288 (2):416-423 Epub 2018 May 08
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  6. McDonald JS, Steckler EM, McDonald RJ, Katzberg RW, Williamson EE, Cernigliaro JG, Hamadah AM, Gharaibeh K, Kallmes DF, Leung N. Bilateral Sustained Nephrograms After Parenteral Administration of Iodinated Contrast Material: A Potential Biomarker for Acute Kidney Injury, Dialysis, and Mortality. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jul; 93 (7):867-876
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  7. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Ekins JB, Tin AS, Costes S, Hudson TM, Schroeder DJ, Kallmes K, Kaufmann SH, Young PM, Lu A, Kadirvel R, Kallmes DF. Gadolinium-enhanced cardiac MR exams of human subjects are associated with significant increases in the DNA repair marker 53BP1, but not the damage marker gammaH2AX. PLoS One. 2018; 13 (1):e0190890 Epub 2018 Jan 08
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  8. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Eckel LJ. Gadolinium Deposition in the Pediatric Brain-Reply. JAMA Pediatr 2017 Dec 1; 171 (12):1229
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  9. Takahashi EA, Kallmes DF, Fleming CJ, McDonald RJ, McKusick MA, Bjarnason H, Harmsen WS, Misra S. Predictors and Outcomes of Postcontrast Acute Kidney Injury after Endovascular Renal Artery Intervention. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Dec; 28 (12):1687-1692 Epub 2017 Sept 22
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  10. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Is Intravenous Administration of Iodixanol Associated with Increased Risk of Acute Kidney Injury, Dialysis, or Mortality? A Propensity Score-adjusted Study. Radiology. 2017 Nov; 285 (2):414-424 Epub 2017 July 13
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  11. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Dai D, Schroeder D, Jentoft ME, Murray DL, Kadirvel R, Eckel LJ, Kallmes DF. Comparison of Gadolinium Concentrations within Multiple Rat Organs after Intravenous Administration of Linear versus Macrocyclic Gadolinium Chelates. Radiology. 2017 Nov; 285 (2):536-545 Epub 2017 June 19
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  12. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Jentoft ME, Paolini MA, Murray DL, Williamson EE, Eckel LJ. Gadolinium Deposition in Human Brain Tissues after Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging in Adult Patients without Intracranial Abnormalities. Radiology. 2017 Nov; 285 (2):546-554 Epub 2017 June 27
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  13. Bond KM, Brinjikji W, Eckel LJ, Kallmes DF, McDonald RJ, Carr CM. Dentate Update: Imaging Features of Entities That Affect the Dentate Nucleus. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Aug; 38 (8):1467-1474 Epub 2017 Apr 13
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  14. O'Horo JC, Osmon DR, Abu Saleh OM, Marcelin JR, Gharaibeh KA, Hamadah AM, Barwise AK, Kayhart BM, McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Leung N. Coadministration of Liposomal Amphotericin B and Contrast Medium Does Not Increase Risk of Kidney Injury. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Aug; 61 (8) Epub 2017 July 25
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  15. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Davenport MS, Jaffe TA, Cook TS, Kallmes DF, Kotsenas AL. Gender and Radiology Publication Productivity: An Examination of Academic Faculty From Four Health Systems in the United States. J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 Aug; 14 (8):1100-1108
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  16. Brinjikji W, Demchuk AM, Murad MH, Rabinstein AA, McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF. Neurons Over Nephrons: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Patients With Acute Stroke. Stroke. 2017 Jul; 48 (7):1862-1868 Epub 2017 June 05
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  17. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Jentoft ME, Paolini MA, Murray DL, Kallmes DF, Eckel LJ. Intracranial Gadolinium Deposition Following Gadodiamide-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Pediatric Patients: A Case-Control Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Jul 1; 171 (7):705-707
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  18. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF, Kashani K. Post-contrast acute kidney injury in intensive care unit patients: a propensity score-adjusted study. Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jun; 43 (6):774-784 Epub 2017 Feb 17
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  19. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF, Kashani K. Erratum to: Post-contrast acute kidney injury in intensive care unit patients: a propensity score-adjusted study. Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jun; 43 (6):956
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  20. Gale EM, Caravan P, Rao AG, McDonald RJ, Winfeld M, Fleck RJ, Gee MS. Gadolinium-based contrast agents in pediatric magnetic resonance imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 May; 47 (5):507-521 Epub 2017 Apr 13
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  21. Boe CC, Freedman BA, Kumar R, Lee K, McDonald R, Port J. Spinal subdural hematoma: a rare case of spinal subdural hematoma complicating routine, minimally invasive lumbar discectomy and decompression and relevant literature review. J Spine Surg. 2017 Mar; 3 (1):112-118
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  22. Asnafi S, Gunderson T, McDonald RJ, Kallmes DF. Association of h-index of Editorial Board Members and Impact Factor among Radiology Journals. Acad Radiol. 2017 Feb; 24 (2):119-123 Epub 2016 Dec 06
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  23. McDonald RJ, Lane JI, Diehn FE, Wald JT. Percutaneous vertebroplasty: overview, clinical applications, and current state Applied Radiology. 2017; 46: (1)24-30.
  24. McDonald JS, Leake CB, McDonald RJ, Gulati R, Katzberg RW, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Acute Kidney Injury After Intravenous Versus Intra-Arterial Contrast Material Administration in a Paired Cohort. Invest Radiol. 2016 Dec; 51 (12):804-809
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  25. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Lehman VT, Diehn FE, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Dispenzieri A, Luetmer PH. Effect of Systemic Therapies on Outcomes following Vertebroplasty among Patients with Multiple Myeloma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Dec; 37 (12):2400-2406 Epub 2016 Oct 06
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  26. McDonald RJ, Davenport MS, McDonald JS, Newhouse JH. Controversies in Contrast Material-induced Acute Kidney Radiology.2016;
  27. McDonald JS, Katzberg RW, McDonald RJ, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Is the Presence of a Solitary Kidney an Independent Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury after Contrast-enhanced CT? Radiology. 2016 Jan; 278 (1):74-81 Epub 2015 Nov 02
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  28. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Newhouse JH, Davenport MS. Controversies in Contrast Material-induced Acute Kidney Injury: Closing in on the Truth? Radiology. 2015 Dec; 277: (3)627-32.
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  29. McDonald RJ, Schwartz KM, Eckel LJ, Diehn FE, Hunt CH, Bartholmai BJ, Erickson BJ, Kallmes DF. The effects of changes in utilization and technological advancements of cross-sectional imaging on radiologist workload. Acad Radiol. 2015 Sep; 22 (9):1191-8 Epub 2015 July 22
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  30. Holcomb M, Ding YH, Dai D, McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Kadirvel R. RNA-Sequencing Analysis of Messenger RNA/MicroRNA in a Rabbit Aneurysm Model Identifies Pathways and Genes of Interest. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Sep; 36 (9):1710-5 Epub 2015 July 30
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  31. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Lieske JC, Carter RE, Katzberg RW, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Risk of Acute Kidney Injury, Dialysis, and Mortality in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease After Intravenous Contrast Material Exposure. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Aug; 90 (8):1046-53
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  32. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Jentoft ME, Murray DL, Thielen KR, Williamson EE, Eckel LJ. Intracranial Gadolinium Deposition after Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging. Radiology. 2015 Jun; 275: (3)772-82.
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  33. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Fan J, Lanzino G, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ. Effect of CREST Findings on Carotid Revascularization Practice in the United States. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Jun; 24: (6)1390-6.
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  34. Yamada S, Arrell DK, Martinez-Fernandez A, Behfar A, Kane GC, Perez-Terzic CM, Crespo-Diaz RJ, McDonald RJ, Wyles SP, Zlatkovic-Lindor J, Nelson TJ, Terzic A. Regenerative Therapy Prevents Heart Failure Progression in Dyssynchronous Nonischemic Narrow QRS Cardiomyopathy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 May 11; 4 (5)
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  35. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Lanzino G, Cloft HJ. Periprocedural safety of Pipeline therapy for unruptured cerebral aneurysms: Analysis of 279 Patients in a multihospital database. Interv Neuroradiol. 2015 Feb; 21 (1):6-10
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  36. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Carter RE, Hartman RP, Katzberg RW, Kallmes DF, Williamson EE. Intravenous contrast material exposure is not an independent risk factor for dialysis or mortality. Radiology. 2014 Dec; 273: (3)714-25.
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  37. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Therneau TM, Lanzino G, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ. Comparative effectiveness of carotid revascularization therapies: evidence from a National Hospital Discharge Database. Stroke. 2014 Nov; 45: (11)3311-9.
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  38. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS. Journal Watch: Are We Overly Concerned About Kidney Injury From Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography? New England Journal of Medicine.2014;
  39. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Carter RE, Katzberg RW, Kallmes DF, Williamson EE. Risk of intravenous contrast material-mediated acute kidney injury: a propensity score-matched study stratified by baseline-estimated glomerular filtration rate. Radiology. 2014 Apr; 271(1):65-73. Epub 2014 Jan 16.
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  40. Niederhauser BD, Liaw K, McDonald RJ, Thomas KB, Hudson KT, Kallmes DF. Pick up a book or "google it?" a survey of radiologist and trainee-preferred references and resources. J Digit Imaging. 2014 Feb; 27 (1):26-32
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  41. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Carter RE, Hartman RP, Katzberg RW, Kallmes DF, Williamson EE. Intravenous contrast material exposure is not an independent risk factor for dialysis or mortality. Radiology.2014;277:(1)306-7.
  42. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Fan J, Kallmes DF, Lanzino G, Cloft HJ. Comparative effectiveness of ruptured cerebral aneurysm therapies: propensity score analysis of clipping versus coiling. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):164-9. Epub 2013 Jul 18
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  43. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Has the incidence and severity of contrast-induced nephropathy been overestimated? Digital Imaging Europe.2013;14-17.
  44. Schmit GD, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, McDonald RJ, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Kor DJ, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD. Percutaneous renal cryoablation in obese and morbidly obese patients. Urology. 2013 Sep; 82(3):636-41. Epub 2013 Jul 26.
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  45. McDonald JS, Norgan AP, McDonald RJ, Lanzino G, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ. In-hospital outcomes associated with stent-assisted endovascular treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms in the USA. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013 Jul; 5 (4):317-20 Epub 2012 May 05
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  46. Luetmer MT, Hunt CH, McDonald RJ, Bartholmai BJ, Kallmes DF. Laterality errors in radiology reports generated with and without voice recognition software: frequency and clinical significance. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jul; 10(7):538-43.
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  47. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Comin J, Williamson EE, Katzberg RW, Murad MH, Kallmes DF. Frequency of acute kidney injury following intravenous contrast medium administration: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Radiology. 2013 Apr; 267 (1):119-28 Epub 2013 Jan 14
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  48. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Bida JP, Carter RE, Fleming CJ, Misra S, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF. Intravenous contrast material-induced nephropathy: causal or coincident phenomenon? Radiology. 2013 Apr; 267: (1)106-18.
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  49. Hegg RM, Schmit GD, Boorjian SA, McDonald RJ, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD, Thompson RH. Percutaneous renal cryoablation after partial nephrectomy: technical feasibility, complications and outcomes. J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4):1243-8. Epub 2012 Oct 30.
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  50. McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Fan J, Kallmes DF, Lanzino G, Cloft HJ. Comparative effectiveness of unruptured cerebral aneurysm therapies: propensity score analysis of clipping versus coiling. Stroke. 2013 Apr; 44: (4)988-94.
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  51. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Bida JP, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ. Subarachnoid hemorrhage incidence in the United States does not vary with season or temperature. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Oct; 33(9):1663-8. Epub 2012 May 10.
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  52. Rezek I, McDonald RJ, Kallmes DF. Pre-residency publication rate strongly predicts future academic radiology potential. Acad Radiol. 2012 May; 19(5):632-4.
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  53. McDonald RJ, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ. Comparison of hospitalization costs and Medicare payments for carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in asymptomatic patients. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Mar; 33(3):420-5. Epub 2011 Nov 24.
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  54. McDonald RJ, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Impact of admission month and hospital teaching status on outcomes in subarachnoid hemorrhage: evidence against the July effect. J Neurosurg. 2012 Jan; 116(1):157-63. Epub 2011 Sep 23.
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  55. McDonald RJ, Luetmer PH, Kallmes DF. If you starve them, will they still come? Do complementary food provisions affect faculty meeting attendance in academic radiology? J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Nov; 8(11):809-10.
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  56. Rezek I, McDonald RJ, Kallmes DF. Is the h-index predictive of greater NIH funding success among academic radiologists? Acad Radiol. 2011 Nov; 18(11):1337-40. Epub 2011 Aug 27.
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  57. McDonald RJ, Achenbach SJ, Atkinson EJ, Gray LA, Cloft HJ, Melton LJ 3rd, Kallmes DF. Mortality in the vertebroplasty population. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 32 (10):1818-23 Epub 2011 Oct 13
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  58. McDonald RJ, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Intracranial hemorrhage is much more common after carotid stenting than after endarterectomy: evidence from the National Inpatient Sample. Stroke. 2011 Oct; 42: (10)2782-7.
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  59. McDonald RJ, Neff KL, Rethlefsen ML, Kallmes DF. Effects of author contribution disclosures and numeric limitations on authorship trends. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Oct; 85 (10):920-7
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  60. McDonald RJ, Gray LA, Cloft HJ, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. The effect of operator variability and experience in vertebroplasty outcomes. Radiology. 2009 Nov; 253(2):478-85. Epub 2009 Jul 31.
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  61. McDonald RJ, Kallmes DF, Rad AE, Gray LA, Clarke BL. Bisphosphonates are not associated with vertebral Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism.2009;27:(4)452-5.
  62. McDonald RJ, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Fate of manuscripts previously rejected by the American Journal of Neuroradiology: a follow-up analysis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Feb; 30(2):253-6. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
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  63. Kallmes DF, Rad AE, Gray LA, McDonald RJ, Clarke BL. Bisphosphonates are not associated with vertebral osteonecrosis. J Bone Miner Metab. 2009; 27 (4):452-5 Epub 2009 Mar 27
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  64. McDonald RJ, Trout AT, Gray LA, Dispenzieri A, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Vertebroplasty in multiple myeloma: outcomes in a large patient series. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Apr; 29(4):642-8. Epub 2008 Jan 17.
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  65. McDonald RJ, Scow J, Farley DR. Adverse Outcomes after Splenectomy Contemporary Surgery.2008;
  66. McDonald RJ, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Fate of submitted manuscripts rejected from the American Journal of Neuroradiology: outcomes and commentary. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Sep; 28(8):1430-4.
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  67. McDonald RJ, Kahn JD, Maher LJ. DNA bending by bHLH charge variants. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006; 34 (17):4846-56 Epub 2006 Sept 14
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  68. Arlander SJ, Eapen AK, Vroman BT, McDonald RJ, Toft DO, Karnitz LM. Hsp90 inhibition depletes Chk1 and sensitizes tumor cells to replication stress. J Biol Chem. 2003 Dec 26; 278: (52)52572-7.
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