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Leslie Morse

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Rehabilitation Medicine

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    1. Fang Y, Morse LR, Nguyen N, Tsantes NG, Troy KL. Anthropometric and biomechanical characteristics of body segments in persons with spinal cord injury. J Biomech. 2017 Apr 11; 55:11-17. PMID: 28284666.
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    2. Morse LR, Nguyen N, Battaglino RA, Guarino AJ, Gagnon DR, Zafonte R, Garshick E. Wheelchair use and lipophilic statin medications may influence bone loss in chronic spinal cord injury: findings from the FRASCI-bone loss study. Osteoporos Int. 2016 Dec; 27(12):3503-3511. PMID: 27412619.
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    3. Slavin MD, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Fyffe DC, Graves DE, Marino RJ, Morse LR, Rosenblum D, Tate D, Worobey LA, Dawson MB, Jette AM. Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index/Assistive Technology Short Forms. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1745-1752.e7. PMID: 27133356.
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    4. Garshick E, Mulroy S, Graves DE, Greenwald K, Horton JA, Morse LR. Active Lifestyle Is Associated With Reduced Dyspnea and Greater Life Satisfaction in Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1721-7. PMID: 26951870; PMCID: PMC4802491 [Available on 10/01/17].
    5. Marino RJ, Schmidt-Read M, Kirshblum SC, Dyson-Hudson TA, Tansey K, Morse LR, Graves DE. Reliability and Validity of S3 Pressure Sensation as an Alternative to Deep Anal Pressure in Neurologic Classification of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1642-6. PMID: 26921681.
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    6. Marcondes BF, Sreepathi S, Markowski J, Nguyen D, Stock SR, Carvalho S, Tate D, Zafonte R, Morse LR, Fregni F. Pain severity and mobility one year after spinal cord injury: a multicenter, cross-sectional study. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2016 Oct; 52(5):630-636. PMID: 26616359.
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    7. Guo F, He H, Fu ZC, Huang S, Chen T, Papasian CJ, Morse LR, Xu Y, Battaglino RA, Yang XF, Jiang Z, Xin HB, Fu M. Adipocyte-derived PAMM suppresses macrophage inflammation by inhibiting MAPK signalling. Biochem J. 2015 Dec 15; 472(3):309-18. PMID: 26438880; PMCID: PMC4754088 [Available on 12/15/16].
    8. Xu Y, Morse LR, da Silva RA, Wang D, Battaglino RA. A short report: PAMM, a novel antioxidant protein, induced by oxidative stress. Redox Biol. 2015 Dec; 6:446-53. PMID: 26402163; PMCID: PMC4588419.
    9. Hart JE, Morse L, Tun CG, Brown R, Garshick E. Cross-sectional associations of pulmonary function with systemic inflammation and oxidative stress in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med. 2016 May; 39(3):344-52. PMID: 26180939.
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    10. Jain NB, Ayers GD, Peterson EN, Harris MB, Morse L, O'Connor KC, Garshick E. Traumatic spinal cord injury in the United States, 1993-2012. JAMA. 2015 Jun 09; 313(22):2236-43. PMID: 26057284; PMCID: PMC4712685.
    11. Ye L, Morse LR, Zhang L, Sasaki H, Mills JC, Odgren PR, Sibbel G, Stanley JR, Wong G, Zamarioli A, Battaglino RA. Osteopetrorickets due to Snx10 deficiency in mice results from both failed osteoclast activity and loss of gastric acid-dependent calcium absorption. PLoS Genet. 2015 Mar; 11(3):e1005057. PMID: 25811986; PMCID: PMC4374855.
    12. Taylor JA, Picard G, Porter A, Morse LR, Pronovost MF, Deley G. Hybrid functional electrical stimulation exercise training alters the relationship between spinal cord injury level and aerobic capacity. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Nov; 95(11):2172-9. PMID: 25152170; PMCID: PMC4252514.
    13. Tan CO, Battaglino RA, Doherty AL, Gupta R, Lazzari AA, Garshick E, Zafonte R, Morse LR. Adiponectin is associated with bone strength and fracture history in paralyzed men with spinal cord injury. Osteoporos Int. 2014 Nov; 25(11):2599-607. PMID: 24980185; PMCID: PMC4861654.
    14. Doherty AL, Battaglino RA, Donovan J, Gagnon D, Lazzari AA, Garshick E, Zafonte R, Morse LR. Adiponectin is a candidate biomarker of lower extremity bone density in men with chronic spinal cord injury. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Jan; 29(1):251-9. PMID: 23787489; PMCID: PMC3979427.
    15. Danilack VA, Stolzmann KL, Gagnon DR, Brown R, Tun CG, Morse LR, Garshick E. Associations with chest illness and mortality in chronic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med. 2014 Nov; 37(6):662-9. PMID: 24090450; PMCID: PMC4231954.
    16. Choi E, Carruthers K, Zhang L, Thomas N, Battaglino RA, Morse LR, Widrick JJ. Concurrent muscle and bone deterioration in a murine model of cancer cachexia. Physiol Rep. 2013 Nov; 1(6):e00144. PMID: 24400146; PMCID: PMC3871459.
    17. Saltzman JW, Battaglino R, Stott H, Morse LR. Neurotoxic or Neuroprotective? Current Controversies in SCI-Induced Autoimmunity. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep. 2013 Sep; 1(3). PMID: 24416711.
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    18. Moreno-Duarte I, Morse LR, Alam M, Bikson M, Zafonte R, Fregni F. Targeted therapies using electrical and magnetic neural stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain in spinal cord injury. Neuroimage. 2014 Jan 15; 85 Pt 3:1003-13. PMID: 23727533.
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    19. Lucisano MP, Nelson-Filho P, Morse L, Battaglino R, Watanabe PC, Silva RA, Silva LA. Radiodensitometric and DXA analyses for the measurement of bone mineral density after systemic alendronate therapy. Braz Oral Res. 2013 May-Jun; 27(3):252-7. PMID: 23739782.
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    20. Zamarioli A, Battaglino RA, Morse LR, Sudhakar S, Maranho DA, Okubo R, Volpon JB, Shimano AC. Standing frame and electrical stimulation therapies partially preserve bone strength in a rodent model of acute spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 May; 92(5):402-10. PMID: 23478455.
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    21. Blauwet C, Sudhakar S, Doherty AL, Garshick E, Zafonte R, Morse LR. Participation in organized sports is positively associated with employment in adults with spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 May; 92(5):393-401. PMID: 23478458; PMCID: PMC3982510.
    22. Saltzman JW, Battaglino RA, Salles L, Jha P, Sudhakar S, Garshick E, Stott HL, Zafonte R, Morse LR. B-cell maturation antigen, a proliferation-inducing ligand, and B-cell activating factor are candidate mediators of spinal cord injury-induced autoimmunity. J Neurotrauma. 2013 Mar 15; 30(6):434-40. PMID: 23088438; PMCID: PMC3627405.
    23. Ye L, Morse LR, Battaglino RA. Snx10: a newly identified locus associated with human osteopetrosis. IBMS Bonekey. 2013; 2013(10). PMID: 25419438.
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    24. Tan CO, Battaglino RA, Morse LR. Spinal Cord Injury and Osteoporosis: Causes, Mechanisms, and Rehabilitation Strategies. Int J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013; 1. PMID: 25419534.
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    25. Battaglino RA, Lazzari AA, Garshick E, Morse LR. Spinal cord injury-induced osteoporosis: pathogenesis and emerging therapies. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2012 Dec; 10(4):278-85. PMID: 22983921; PMCID: PMC3508135.
    26. Morse LR, Sudhakar S, Lazzari AA, Tun C, Garshick E, Zafonte R, Battaglino RA. Sclerostin: a candidate biomarker of SCI-induced osteoporosis. Osteoporos Int. 2013 Mar; 24(3):961-8. PMID: 22801952; PMCID: PMC3611240.
    27. Battaglino RA, Sudhakar S, Lazzari AA, Garshick E, Zafonte R, Morse LR. Circulating sclerostin is elevated in short-term and reduced in long-term SCI. Bone. 2012 Sep; 51(3):600-5. PMID: 22575440; PMCID: PMC3412894.
    28. Zhu CH, Morse LR, Battaglino RA. SNX10 is required for osteoclast formation and resorption activity. J Cell Biochem. 2012 May; 113(5):1608-15. PMID: 22174188.
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    29. Nelson-Filho P, Lucisano MP, Da Silva RA, Da Silva RS, Serra MC, Gerlach RF, Neto FC, Carneiro ZA, Zamarioli A, Morse L, Battaglino R. Systemically alendronate was incorporated into dental tissues but did not cause morphological or mechanical changes in rats teeth. Microsc Res Tech. 2012 Sep; 75(9):1265-71. PMID: 22508272.
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    30. Morse LR, Sudhakar S, Danilack V, Tun C, Lazzari A, Gagnon DR, Garshick E, Battaglino RA. Association between sclerostin and bone density in chronic spinal cord injury. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Feb; 27(2):352-9. PMID: 22006831; PMCID: PMC3288145.
    31. Morse LR, Xu Y, Solomon B, Boyle L, Yoganathan S, Stashenko P, Battaglino RA. Severe Spinal Cord Injury Causes Immediate Multi-cellular Dysfunction at the Chondro-Osseous Junction. Transl Stroke Res. 2011 Dec 01; 2(4):643-50. PMID: 22368723.
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    32. Garshick E, Stolzmann KL, Gagnon DR, Morse LR, Brown R. Systemic inflammation and reduced pulmonary function in chronic spinal cord injury. PM R. 2011 May; 3(5):433-9. PMID: 21570031; PMCID: PMC3141080.
    33. Sasaki H, Suzuki N, Alshwaimi E, Xu Y, Battaglino R, Morse L, Stashenko P. 18ß-glycyrrhetinic acid inhibits periodontitis via glucocorticoid-independent nuclear factor-?B inactivation in interleukin-10-deficient mice. J Periodontal Res. 2010 Dec; 45(6):757-63. PMID: 20682015; PMCID: PMC3075584.
    34. Huang X, Morse LR, Xu Y, Zahradka J, Sychrová H, Stashenko P, Fan F, Battaglino RA. Mutational analysis of NHAoc/NHA2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Dec; 1800(12):1241-7. PMID: 20713131; PMCID: PMC2967667.
    35. Xu Y, Morse LR, da Silva RA, Odgren PR, Sasaki H, Stashenko P, Battaglino RA. PAMM: a redox regulatory protein that modulates osteoclast differentiation. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2010 Jul 01; 13(1):27-37. PMID: 19951071; PMCID: PMC2877117.
    36. Xu Y, Young MJ, Battaglino RA, Morse LR, Fontana CR, Pagonis TC, Kent R, Soukos NS. Endodontic antimicrobial photodynamic therapy: safety assessment in mammalian cell cultures. J Endod. 2009 Nov; 35(11):1567-72. PMID: 19840649; PMCID: PMC2776084.
    37. Morse LR, Lazzari AA, Battaglino R, Stolzmann KL, Matthess KR, Gagnon DR, Davis SA, Garshick E. Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry of the distal femur may be more reliable than the proximal tibia in spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 May; 90(5):827-31. PMID: 19406303; PMCID: PMC2677191.
    38. Morse LR, Giangregorio L, Battaglino RA, Holland R, Craven BC, Stolzmann KL, Lazzari AA, Sabharwal S, Garshick E. VA-based survey of osteoporosis management in spinal cord injury. PM R. 2009 Mar; 1(3):240-4. PMID: 19627901; PMCID: PMC2791704.
    39. Morse LR, Geller A, Battaglino RA, Stolzmann KL, Matthess K, Lazzari AA, Garshick E. Barriers to providing dual energy x-ray absorptiometry services to individuals with spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Jan; 88(1):57-60. PMID: 18824888; PMCID: PMC2605772.
    40. Morse LR, Battaglino RA, Stolzmann KL, Hallett LD, Waddimba A, Gagnon D, Lazzari AA, Garshick E. Osteoporotic fractures and hospitalization risk in chronic spinal cord injury. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Mar; 20(3):385-92. PMID: 18581033; PMCID: PMC2640446.
    41. Morse LR, Stolzmann K, Nguyen HP, Jain NB, Zayac C, Gagnon DR, Tun CG, Garshick E. Association between mobility mode and C-reactive protein levels in men with chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Apr; 89(4):726-31. PMID: 18374004; PMCID: PMC2365500.
    42. Morse LR, Nguyen HP, Jain N, Williams S, Tun CG, Battaglino RA, Stashenko P, Garshick E. Age and motor score predict osteoprotegerin level in chronic spinal cord injury. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Jan-Mar; 8(1):50-7. PMID: 18398265; PMCID: PMC2365904.
    43. Morse L, Teng YD, Pham L, Newton K, Yu D, Liao WL, Kohler T, Müller R, Graves D, Stashenko P, Battaglino R. Spinal cord injury causes rapid osteoclastic resorption and growth plate abnormalities in growing rats (SCI-induced bone loss in growing rats). Osteoporos Int. 2008 May; 19(5):645-52. PMID: 17987335; PMCID: PMC4370281.
    44. Battaglino RA, Pham L, Morse LR, Vokes M, Sharma A, Odgren PR, Yang M, Sasaki H, Stashenko P. NHA-oc/NHA2: a mitochondrial cation-proton antiporter selectively expressed in osteoclasts. Bone. 2008 Jan; 42(1):180-92. PMID: 17988971; PMCID: PMC3593247.
    45. Pham L, Purcell P, Morse L, Stashenko P, Battaglino RA. Expression analysis of nha-oc/NHA2: a novel gene selectively expressed in osteoclasts. Gene Expr Patterns. 2007 Oct; 7(8):846-51. PMID: 17698421; PMCID: PMC2271150.
    46. Lappin MR, George JW, Pedersen NC, Barlough JE, Murphy CJ, Morse LS. Primary and secondary Toxoplasma gondii infection in normal and feline immunodeficiency virus-infected cats. J Parasitol. 1996 Oct; 82(5):733-42. PMID: 8885881.
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