Publications

Morris KE, St. Laurent CD, Hoeve RS, Forsythe P, Suresh MR, Mathison R and Befus AD.  2009.  Autonomic nervous system regulates secretion of anti-inflammatory prohormone SMR1 from rat salivary glands.  American Journal of Physiology: Cellular Physiology. 296:C514-C525.

 

Gibbings D and Befus AD.  2009.  CD4 and CD8:  An inside-out co-receptor model for innate immune cells.  Journal of Leukocyte Biology 86:251-259.

 

Dooley JL, Abdel Latif D, St. Laurent CD, Puttagunta L, Befus AD and Lacy P.  2009.  Regulation of inflammation by Rac2 in immune complex-mediated acute lung injury. American Journal of Physiology: Cellular and Molecular Physiology 297:L1091-L1102.

 

Stewart, M., McGhan, S.L.,  Masuda, J.R.,  Letourneau, N.,  Anderson, S.,  Cicutto, L.,  &  Watt, S.  ( 2010) . Professionals’ preparation for supporting children and parents affected by asthma and allergies. Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators, 1 ( 6), 223-231 

 

McGhan SL, Wong E, Sharpe H, Hessel P, Mundane P, Boechler V, Majaesic C, Befus D, (2010)  A children's asthma education program: Roaring Adventures of Puff (RAP) improves quality of life.  Canadian Respiratory Journal 12 (2) 67-73.

 

Mandhane, P. J., McGhan, SL.,Sharpe, H., Wong, E., Hessel, P.A., Befus, A.D., & Majaesic, C. (2010) A child’ quality of life does not significantly influence management of their asthma. Pediatric Pulmonary 45 (2) 141-8.

 

Vliagoftis, H. Intranasal ciclesonide in allergic rhinitis. Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics 2:321–329, 2010.

Storek, J, Vliagoftis, H, Grizel, A, Lyon, AW, Daly, A, Khan, F, Bowen, T, Game, M, Larratt, L, Turner, R,  and Huebsch, L. Allergy transfer with hematopoietic cell transplantation from an unrelated donor. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 46:605-606, 2011 (Epub June 21, 2010)

Vig R, Gordon JR, Thebaud B, Befus AD, Vliagoftis H.  2010. The effect of early-life stress on airway inflammation in adult mice. Neuroimmunomodulation 17:229-239. 

Stewart, M.,  Letourneau, N.,  Masuda, J.R.,  Anderson, S.,  McGhan, S.L.,  (2011) . Online solutions to support needs and preferences of parents of children with asthma and allergies. Journal of Family Nursing 17(3) 357 – 379

 

Stewart, M.,  Letourneau, N.,  Masuda, J.R.,  Anderson, S.,  McGhan, S.L.,   (2011)  “I want to meet other kids like me”: support needs of children with asthma and allergies. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 34( 2)  62–78.

 

Stewart, M., Letourneau, N.,  Masuda, J.R.,  Anderson, S.,  Cicutto, L.,  McGhan, S.L.,  &  Watt, S.  (in press). “Just no one really seems to understand”: support needs and preferences of young adolescents with asthma and allergies. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

 

Stewart, M., Masuda, J.R.,  Letourneau, N.,  Anderson, S.,  Cicutto, L.,  McGhan, S.L.,  &  Watt, S.  ( April 13, 2011) . Online support intervention for adolescents with asthma and allergies: Ingredients and insights. Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators. doi:10.1177/215012

 

Letourneau, N., Stewart, M.,   (co-primary authors) Masuda, J.R., Anderson, S., Cicutto, L.,  McGhan, S.L.,  &  Watt, S.  (In press). Impact of online support for youth with asthma and allergies: Pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

 

Arizmendi, N, Abel, M, Mihara, K, Davidson, C, Polley, D, Nadeem, A, El Mays, T, Gilmore, BF, Walker, B, Gordon, JR, Hollenberg, MD and Vliagoftis, H. Mucosal allergic sensitization to cockroach allergens is dependent on proteinase activity and PAR2 activation. Journal of Immunology, 186:3164-3172, 2011 (Epub Jan 26, 2011)