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Nicholas Walter

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    IK2CX000914     (WALTER, NICHOLAS D)Apr 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Blood Expression Profiles as a Biomarker for Responses to Tuberculosis Treatment
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21AI135652     (WALTER, NICHOLAS D)Jan 10, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
    Precursor-rRNA profiling as a measure of drug activity in tuberculosis
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Musisi E, Matovu DK, Bukenya A, Kaswabuli S, Zawedde J, Andama A, Byanyima P, Sanyu I, Sessolo A, Seremba E, Davis JL, Worodria W, Huang L, Walter ND, Mayanja-Kizza H. Effect of anti-retroviral therapy on oxidative stress in hospitalized HIV-infected adults with and without TB. Afr Health Sci. 2018 Sep; 18(3):512-522. PMID: 30602982.
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    2. Voskuil MI, Covey CR, Walter ND. Antibiotic Lethality and Membrane Bioenergetics. Adv Microb Physiol. 2018; 73:77-122. PMID: 30262111.
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    3. Walter ND, Moore CM, Kayigire XA, Dide-Agossou C, Worodria W, Huang L, Everett CK, Schoolnik GS, Nahid P, Davis JL. Does discovery of differentially culturable M tuberculosis really demand a new treatment paradigm? Longitudinal analysis of DNA clearance from sputum. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 07 03; 18(1):293. PMID: 29970012.
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    4. Goletti D, Lee MR, Wang JY, Walter N, Ottenhoff THM. Update on tuberculosis biomarkers: From correlates of risk, to correlates of active disease and of cure from disease. Respirology. 2018 05; 23(5):455-466. PMID: 29457312.
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    5. Zhao X, Epperson LE, Hasan NA, Honda JR, Chan ED, Strong M, Walter ND, Davidson RM. Complete Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis Strain H87 Isolated from an Indoor Water Sample. Genome Announc. 2017 Apr 20; 5(16). PMID: 28428297.
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    6. Ofori-Anyinam B, Dolganov G, Van T, Davis JL, Walter ND, Garcia BJ, Voskuil M, Fissette K, Diels M, Driesen M, Meehan CJ, Yeboah-Manu D, Coscolla M, Gagneux S, Antonio M, Schoolnik G, Gehre F, de Jong BC. Significant under expression of the DosR regulon in M. tuberculosis complex lineage 6 in sputum. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2017 05; 104:58-64. PMID: 28454650.
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    7. Philley JV, DeGroote MA, Honda JR, Chan MM, Kasperbauer S, Walter ND, Chan ED. Treatment of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease. Curr Treat Options Infect Dis. 2016 Dec; 8(4):275-296. PMID: 28529461.
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    8. Walter ND, de Jong BC, Garcia BJ, Dolganov GM, Worodria W, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Huang L, Chan ED, Van TT, Antonio M, Ayorinde A, Kato-Maeda M, Nahid P, Leung AM, Yen A, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Strong M, Voskuil MI, Davis JL, Schoolnik GK. Adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Impaired Host Immunity in HIV-Infected Patients. J Infect Dis. 2016 10 15; 214(8):1205-11. PMID: 27534685.
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    9. Garcia BJ, Loxton AG, Dolganov GM, Van TT, Davis JL, de Jong BC, Voskuil MI, Leach SM, Schoolnik GK, Walzl G, Strong M, Walter ND. Sputum is a surrogate for bronchoalveolar lavage for monitoring Mycobacterium tuberculosis transcriptional profiles in TB patients. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2016 09; 100:89-94. PMID: 27553415.
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    10. Katagira W, Walter ND, Den Boon S, Kalema N, Ayakaka I, Vittinghoff E, Worodria W, Cattamanchi A, Huang L, Davis JL. Empiric TB Treatment of Severely Ill Patients With HIV and Presumed Pulmonary TB Improves Survival. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 07 01; 72(3):297-303. PMID: 26918546.
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    11. Walter ND, Reves R, Davis JL. Blood transcriptional signatures for tuberculosis diagnosis: a glass half-empty perspective. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 06; 4(6):e28. PMID: 27304799.
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    12. Walter ND, Miller MA, Vasquez J, Weiner M, Chapman A, Engle M, Higgins M, Quinones AM, Rosselli V, Canono E, Yoon C, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Phang T, Stearman RS, Datta G, Garcia BJ, Daley CL, Strong M, Kechris K, Fingerlin TE, Reves R, Geraci MW. Blood Transcriptional Biomarkers for Active Tuberculosis among Patients in the United States: a Case-Control Study with Systematic Cross-Classifier Evaluation. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Feb; 54(2):274-82. PMID: 26582831; PMCID: PMC4733166.
    13. Aiona K, Lowenthal P, Painter JA, Reves R, Flood J, Parker M, Fu Y, Wall K, Walter ND. Transnational Record Linkage for Tuberculosis Surveillance and Program Evaluation. Public Health Rep. 2015 Sep-Oct; 130(5):475-84. PMID: 26327726; PMCID: PMC4529832.
    14. Walter ND, Dolganov GM, Garcia BJ, Worodria W, Andama A, Musisi E, Ayakaka I, Van TT, Voskuil MI, de Jong BC, Davidson RM, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Palmer C, Nahid P, Daley CL, Geraci M, Huang L, Cattamanchi A, Strong M, Schoolnik GK, Davis JL. Transcriptional Adaptation of Drug-tolerant Mycobacterium tuberculosis During Treatment of Human Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 15; 212(6):990-8. PMID: 25762787; PMCID: PMC4548467.
    15. Garcia B, Walter ND, Dolganov G, Coram M, Davis JL, Schoolnik GK, Strong M. A minimum variance method for genome-wide data-driven normalization of quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction expression data. Anal Biochem. 2014 Aug 01; 458:11-3. PMID: 24780223; PMCID: PMC4100614.
    16. Walter ND, Painter J, Parker M, Lowenthal P, Flood J, Fu Y, Asis R, Reves R. Persistent latent tuberculosis reactivation risk in United States immigrants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 01; 189(1):88-95. PMID: 24308495; PMCID: PMC3919127.
    17. Cattamanchi A, Walter ND, Metcalfe JZ, Davis JL. A transcriptional signature for active TB: have we found the needle in the haystack? PLoS Med. 2013 Oct; 10(10):e1001539. PMID: 24167454; PMCID: PMC3805486.
    18. Dowdy DW, Davis JL, den Boon S, Walter ND, Katamba A, Cattamanchi A. Population-level impact of same-day microscopy and Xpert MTB/RIF for tuberculosis diagnosis in Africa. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e70485. PMID: 23950942; PMCID: PMC3741313.
    19. Andama AO, den Boon S, Meya D, Cattamanchi A, Worodria W, Davis JL, Walter ND, Yoo SD, Kalema N, Haller B, Huang L. Prevalence and outcomes of cryptococcal antigenemia in HIV-seropositive patients hospitalized for suspected tuberculosis in Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 01; 63(2):189-94. PMID: 23542636; PMCID: PMC3779784.
    20. Walter ND, Bemis L, Edwards M, Ovrutsky AR, Chan ED. Need for rigor in design, reporting, and interpretation of transcriptomic biomarker studies. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Dec; 50(12):4190-1; discussion 4192-3. PMID: 23162111; PMCID: PMC3502969.
    21. Davis JL, Dowdy DW, den Boon S, Walter ND, Katamba A, Cattamanchi A. Test and treat: a new standard for smear-positive tuberculosis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Sep 01; 61(1):e6-8. PMID: 22918128; PMCID: PMC3427531.
    22. Kalema N, Boon SD, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Andama A, Katagira W, Everett C, Walter N, Byanyima P, Kaswabuli S, Worodria W, Huang L. Oral antimicrobial rinse to reduce mycobacterial culture contamination among tuberculosis suspects in Uganda: a prospective study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e38888. PMID: 22808020; PMCID: PMC3395623.
    23. Walter ND, Strong M, Belknap R, Ordway DJ, Daley CL, Chan ED. Translating basic science insight into public health action for multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Respirology. 2012 Jul; 17(5):772-91. PMID: 22458269; PMCID: PMC4540333.
    24. Willis MD, Winston CA, Heilig CM, Cain KP, Walter ND, Mac Kenzie WR. Seasonality of tuberculosis in the United States, 1993-2008. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 54(11):1553-60. PMID: 22474225; PMCID: PMC4867465.
    25. Sills MR, Hall M, Simon HK, Fieldston ES, Walter N, Levin JE, Brogan TV, Hain PD, Goodman DM, Fritch-Levens DD, Fagbuyi DB, Mundorff MB, Libby AM, Anderson HO, Padula WV, Shah SS. Resource burden at children's hospitals experiencing surge volumes during the spring 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 18(2):158-66. PMID: 21314775.
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    26. Walter ND, Rice PL, Redente EF, Kauvar EF, Lemond L, Aly T, Wanebo K, Chan ED. Wound healing after trauma may predispose to lung cancer metastasis: review of potential mechanisms. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 May; 44(5):591-6. PMID: 21177982.
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    27. Walter ND, Taylor TH, Shay DK, Thompson WW, Brammer L, Dowell SF, Moore MR. Influenza circulation and the burden of invasive pneumococcal pneumonia during a non-pandemic period in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 15; 50(2):175-83. PMID: 20014948.
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    28. Walter ND, Taylor TH, Dowell SF, Mathis S, Moore MR. Holiday spikes in pneumococcal disease among older adults. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 24; 361(26):2584-5. PMID: 20032333.
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    29. Thurman KA, Walter ND, Schwartz SB, Mitchell SL, Dillon MT, Baughman AL, Deutscher M, Fulton JP, Tongren JE, Hicks LA, Winchell JM. Comparison of laboratory diagnostic procedures for detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in community outbreaks. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 May 01; 48(9):1244-9. PMID: 19331586.
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    30. Walter ND, Lyimo T, Skarbinski J, Metta E, Kahigwa E, Flannery B, Dowell SF, Abdulla S, Kachur SP. Why first-level health workers fail to follow guidelines for managing severe disease in children in the Coast Region, the United Republic of Tanzania. Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Feb; 87(2):99-107. PMID: 19274361; PMCID: PMC2636200.
    31. Walter ND, Grant GB, Bandy U, Alexander NE, Winchell JM, Jordan HT, Sejvar JJ, Hicks LA, Gifford DR, Alexander NT, Thurman KA, Schwartz SB, Dennehy PH, Khetsuriani N, Fields BS, Dillon MT, Erdman DD, Whitney CG, Moore MR. Community outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: school-based cluster of neurologic disease associated with household transmission of respiratory illness. J Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 01; 198(9):1365-74. PMID: 18808334.
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    32. Walter ND, Jasmer RM, Grinsdale J, Kawamura LM, Hopewell PC, Nahid P. Reaching the limits of tuberculosis prevention among foreign-born individuals: a tuberculosis-control program perspective. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jan 01; 46(1):103-6. PMID: 18171222.
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