Pingsheng Wu, Ph.D.

Research Professor
Faculty Appointments
Research Professor of Medicine Research Professor of Biostatistics
M.S., STATISTICS, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KentuckyPh.D., Crop Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KentuckyM.S., Shanxi Agricultural University, Shanxi, ChinaB.S., Shanxi Agricultural University, Shanxi, China
Sundermann AC, Mukherjee S, Wu P, Velez Edwards DR, Hartmann KE. Gestational Age at Arrest of Development: An Alternative Approach for Assigning Time at Risk in Studies of Time-Varying Exposures and Miscarriage. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 3/1/2019; 188(3): 570-8. PMID: 30521025, PMCID: PMC6395168, PII: 5232300, DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwy267, ISSN: 1476-6256.

Riddell CA, Bhat N, Bont LJ, Dupont WD, Feikin DR, Fell DB, Gebretsadik T, Hartert TV, Hutcheon JA, Karron RA, Nair H, Reiner RC, Shi T, Sly PD, Stein RT, Wu P, Zar HJ, Ortiz JR, . Informing randomized clinical trials of respiratory syncytial virus vaccination during pregnancy to prevent recurrent childhood wheezing: A sample size analysis. Vaccine [print-electronic]. 2018 Dec 12/18/2018; 36(52): 8100-9. PMID: 30473186, PMCID: PMC6288067, PII: S0264-410X(18)31407-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.10.041, ISSN: 1873-2518.

Johnson MO, Wolf MM, Madden MZ, Andrejeva G, Sugiura A, Contreras DC, Maseda D, Liberti MV, Paz K, Kishton RJ, Johnson ME, de Cubas AA, Wu P, Li G, Zhang Y, Newcomb DC, Wells AD, Restifo NP, Rathmell WK, Locasale JW, Davila ML, Blazar BR, Rathmell JC. Distinct Regulation of Th17 and Th1 Cell Differentiation by Glutaminase-Dependent Metabolism. Cell [print-electronic]. 2018 Dec 12/13/2018; 175(7): 1780-1795.e19. PMID: 30392958, PMCID: PMC6361668, PII: S0092-8674(18)31309-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.10.001, ISSN: 1097-4172.

Baker MA, Butler MG, Seymour S, Zhang F, Wu Y, Wu AC, Levenson MS, Wu P, Iyer A, Toh S, Iyasu S, Zhou EH. The impact of FDA regulatory activities on incident dispensing of LABA-containing medication: 2005-2011. J Asthma [print-electronic]. 2018 Aug; 55(8): 907-14. PMID: 28910559, DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1378355, ISSN: 1532-4303.

Turi KN, Gebretsadik T, Lee RL, Hartert TV, Evans AM, Stone C, Sicignano NM, Wu AC, Iribarren C, Butler MG, Mitchel E, Morrow J, Larkin EK, Wu P. Seasonal patterns of Asthma medication fills among diverse populations of the United States. J Asthma [print-electronic]. 2018 Jul; 55(7): 764-70. PMID: 28881155, PMCID: PMC6200335, DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1362426, ISSN: 1532-4303.

Wu P, Escobar GJ, Gebretsadik T, Carroll KN, Li SX, Walsh EM, Mitchel EF, Sloan C, Dupont WD, Yu C, Horner JR, Hartert TV. Effectiveness of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immunoprophylaxis in Reducing Bronchiolitis Hospitalizations Among High-Risk Infants. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2018 Jul 7/1/2018; 187(7): 1490-500. PMID: 29351636, PMCID: PMC6030843, PII: 4815694, DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwy008, ISSN: 1476-6256.

Dupont W, Wu P, Gebretsadik T, Hartert T. RSV prevention in infancy and asthma in later life [letter]. Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Jul; 6(7): e32. PMID: 29976448, PMCID: PMC6649678, PII: S2213-2600(18)30231-5, DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30231-5, ISSN: 2213-2619.

Hartmann KE, Velez Edwards DR, Savitz DA, Jonsson-Funk ML, Wu P, Sundermann AC, Baird DD. THE AUTHORS REPLY. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2018 May 5/1/2018; 187(5): 1133-4. PMID: 29547991, PMCID: PMC6025192, PII: 4935169, DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwy033, ISSN: 1476-6256.

Stone C, Gebretsadik T, Lee RL, Evans AM, Hartert TV, Mitchel E, Morrow J, Wu AC, Iribarren C, Butler MG, Larkin EK, Turi KN, Wu P. Trends in health care utilization for asthma exacerbations among diverse populations with asthma in the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract [print-electronic]. 2018 Jan; 6(1): 295-297.e5. PMID: 28935525, PMCID: PMC6190591, PII: S2213-2198(17)30601-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.07.038, ISSN: 2213-2201.

Lee RL, Brown RF, Gebretsadik T, Hartert TV, Dupont WD, Wu P. Alternative Viewpoint: Efficacy and Effectiveness of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immunoprophylaxis in Children with Cystic Fibrosis - An Unsolved Question with More to Be Asked. Pharmacotherapy [print-electronic]. 2017 Nov; 37(11): e120-e121. PMID: 28950031, PMCID: PMC6592267, DOI: 10.1002/phar.2029, ISSN: 1875-9114.

Gebretsadik T, Wu P, Carroll K, Dupont W, Hartert T. Preventing Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection to Prevent Asthma: The Missing Link. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2017 Jul 7/1/2017; 196(1): 116-7. PMID: 28379714, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201702-0380LE, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Sloan C, Heaton M, Kang S, Berrett C, Wu P, Gebretsadik T, Sicignano N, Evans A, Lee R, Hartert T. The impact of temperature and relative humidity on spatiotemporal patterns of infant bronchiolitis epidemics in the contiguous United States. Health Place [print-electronic]. 2017 May; 45: 46-54. PMID: 28285184, PMCID: PMC5502811, PII: S1353-8292(17)30161-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.02.010, ISSN: 1873-2054.

Polosukhin VV, Richmond BW, Du RH, Cates JM, Wu P, Nian H, Massion PP, Ware LB, Lee JW, Kononov AV, Lawson WE, Blackwell TS. Secretory IgA Deficiency in Individual Small Airways Is Associated with Persistent Inflammation and Remodeling. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2017 Apr 4/15/2017; 195(8): 1010-21. PMID: 27911098, PMCID: PMC5422646, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201604-0759OC, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Achten NB, Wu P, Bont L, Blanken MO, Gebretsadik T, Chappell JD, Wang L, Yu C, Larkin EK, Carroll KN, Anderson LJ, Moore ML, Sloan CD, Hartert TV. Interference Between Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Rhinovirus Infection in Infancy. J. Infect. Dis. 2017 Apr 4/1/2017; 215(7): 1102-6. PMID: 28368456, PMCID: PMC5426371, PII: 3084413, DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jix031, ISSN: 1537-6613.

Pryor J, Patrick SW, Sundermann AC, Wu P, Hartmann KE. Pregnancy Intention and Maternal Alcohol Consumption. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Apr; 129(4): 727-33. PMID: 28277356, PMCID: PMC5679257, DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001933, ISSN: 1873-233X.

Zhou W, Zhang J, Goleniewska K, Dulek DE, Toki S, Newcomb DC, Cephus JY, Collins RD, Wu P, Boothby MR, Peebles RS. Prostaglandin I2 Suppresses Proinflammatory Chemokine Expression, CD4 T Cell Activation, and STAT6-Independent Allergic Lung Inflammation. J. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2016 Sep 9/1/2016; 197(5): 1577-86. PMID: 27456482, PMCID: PMC4992670, PII: jimmunol.1501063, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501063, ISSN: 1550-6606.

McLoed AG, Sherrill TP, Cheng DS, Han W, Saxon JA, Gleaves LA, Wu P, Polosukhin VV, Karin M, Yull FE, Stathopoulos GT, Georgoulias V, Zaynagetdinov R, Blackwell TS. Neutrophil-Derived IL-1ß Impairs the Efficacy of NF-¿B Inhibitors against Lung Cancer. Cell Rep [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun 6/28/2016; 16(1): 120-32. PMID: 27320908, PMCID: PMC4927403, PII: S2211-1247(16)30698-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.05.085, ISSN: 2211-1247.

Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Escobar GJ, Wu P, Li SX, Walsh EM, Mitchel E, Sloan CD, Dupont WD, Hartert TV. Respiratory syncytial virus immunoprophylaxis in high-risk infants and development of childhood asthma. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr 4/21/2016; PMID: 27212083, PII: S0091-6749(16)30096-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.01.055, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Butler MG, Zhou EH, Zhang F, Wu YT, Wu AC, Levenson MS, Wu P, Seymour S, Toh S, Iyer A, Iyasu S, Baker MA. Changing patterns of asthma medication use related to US Food and Drug Administration long-acting ß2-agonist regulation from 2005-2011. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 137(3): 710-7. PMID: 26725997, PII: S0091-6749(15)01639-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.09.057, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Rosas-Salazar C, Wu P, Carroll KN, Mitchel E, Anderson LJ, Larkin EK, Hartert TV. Seasonal Timing of Infant Bronchiolitis, Apnea and Sudden Unexplained Infant Death. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(7): e0158521. PMID: 27404386, PMCID: PMC4942135, PII: PONE-D-16-05622, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158521, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Wu P, Feldman AS, Rosas-Salazar C, James K, Escobar G, Gebretsadik T, Li SX, Carroll KN, Walsh E, Mitchel E, Das S, Kumar R, Yu C, Dupont WD, Hartert TV. Relative Importance and Additive Effects of Maternal and Infant Risk Factors on Childhood Asthma. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(3): e0151705. PMID: 27002979, PMCID: PMC4803347, PII: PONE-D-15-54345, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151705, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Liu Y, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Osborn CY, Wu P, Jia Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Predictors of antiretroviral therapy initiation: a cross-sectional study among Chinese HIV-infected men who have sex with men. BMC Infect. Dis. 2015 Dec 12/15/2015; 15: 570. PMID: 26714889, PMCID: PMC4696158, PII: 10.1186/s12879-015-1309-x, DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-1309-x, ISSN: 1471-2334.

Wu P, Larkin EK, Reiss SS, Carroll KN, Summar ML, Minton PA, Woodward KB, Liu Z, Islam JY, Hartert TV, Moore PE. ß2-Adrenergic receptor promoter haplotype influences the severity of acute viral respiratory tract infection during infancy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Med. Genet. 2015 Sep 9/14/2015; 16: 82. PMID: 26369942, PMCID: PMC4570703, PII: 10.1186/s12881-015-0229-3, DOI: 10.1186/s12881-015-0229-3, ISSN: 1471-2350.

Birdwell KA, Jaffe G, Bian A, Wu P, Ikizler TA. Assessment of arterial stiffness using pulse wave velocity in tacrolimus users the first year post kidney transplantation: a prospective cohort study. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Jul 7/2/2015; 16: 93. PMID: 26133166, PMCID: PMC4489361, PII: 10.1186/s12882-015-0092-7, DOI: 10.1186/s12882-015-0092-7, ISSN: 1471-2369.

Liao M, Wang M, Shen X, Huang P, Yang X, Hao L, Cox C, Wu P, Tao X, Kang D, Jia Y. Bisexual Behaviors, HIV Knowledge, and Stigmatizing/Discriminatory Attitudes among Men Who Have Sex with Men. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(6): e0130866. PMID: 26121250, PMCID: PMC4485898, PII: PONE-D-14-40631, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130866, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Zhou W, Goleniewska K, Zhang J, Dulek DE, Toki S, Lotz MT, Newcomb DC, Boswell MG, Polosukhin VV, Milne GL, Wu P, Moore ML, FitzGerald GA, Peebles RS. Cyclooxygenase inhibition abrogates aeroallergen-induced immune tolerance by suppressing prostaglandin I2 receptor signaling. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2014 Sep; 134(3): 698-705.e5. PMID: 25042746, PMCID: PMC4358822, PII: S0091-6749(14)00806-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.06.004, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Escobar GJ, Gebretsadik T, Carroll K, Li SX, Walsh EM, Wu P, Mitchel E, Sloan C, Hartert T. Adherence to Immunoprophylaxis Regimens for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Insured and Medicaid Populations. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 2(3): 205-14. PMID: 24921044, PMCID: PMC4043196, PII: pit007, DOI: 10.1093/jpids/pit007, ISSN: 2048-7193.

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Wu P, Carroll KN, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. Spatiotemporal patterns of infant bronchiolitis in a Tennessee Medicaid population. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2013 Sep; 6: 17-23. PMID: 23956809, PMCID: PMC3742041, PII: S1877-5845(13)00028-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.sste.2013.05.001, ISSN: 1877-5853.

Chen D, Liao Y, Xu Q, Li Y, Wu W, Wu J, Liao W, Xu D, Liu Y, Wu P, Bin J. Persistence of systolic and diastolic regional dysfunction after brief episodes of myocardial ischemia evaluated with velocity vector imaging. Int. J. Cardiol [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug 8/10/2013; 167(3): 987-94. PMID: 22445875, PII: S0167-5273(12)00286-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.03.081, ISSN: 1874-1754.

Hoskins A, Wu P, Reiss S, Dworski R. Glutathione S-transferase P1 Ile105Val polymorphism modulates allergen-induced airway inflammation in human atopic asthmatics in vivo. Clin. Exp. Allergy. 2013 May; 43(5): 527-34. PMID: 23600543, PMCID: PMC3633143, DOI: 10.1111/cea.12086, ISSN: 1365-2222.

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Wu P, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. Reactive versus proactive patterns of inhaled corticosteroid use. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Apr; 10(2): 131-4. PMID: 23607842, PMCID: PMC3960900, DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201209-076BC, ISSN: 2325-6621.

Hoskins A, Reiss S, Wu P, Chen N, Han W, Do RH, Abdolrasulnia R, Dworski R. Asthmatic airway neutrophilia after allergen challenge is associated with the glutathione S-transferase M1 genotype. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan 1/1/2013; 187(1): 34-41. PMID: 23204253, PMCID: PMC3570644, PII: rccm.201204-0786OC, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201204-0786OC, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Hayes RM, Wu P, Shelton RC, Cooper WO, Dupont WD, Mitchel E, Hartert TV. Maternal antidepressant use and adverse outcomes: a cohort study of 228,876 pregnancies. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 207(1): 49.e1-9. PMID: 22727349, PMCID: PMC3567615, PII: S0002-9378(12)00425-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.04.028, ISSN: 1097-6868.

Desai JR, Wu P, Nichols GA, Lieu TA, O'Connor PJ. Diabetes and asthma case identification, validation, and representativeness when using electronic health data to construct registries for comparative effectiveness and epidemiologic research. Med Care. 2012 Jul; 50 Suppl: S30-5. PMID: 22692256, PMCID: PMC4671076, PII: 00005650-201207001-00009, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318259c011, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Wu P, Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. The developmental trajectory of pediatric asthma in 3- to-10-year-olds [letter]. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 129(5): 1397-8. PMID: 22322007, PMCID: PMC3823550, PII: S0091-6749(12)00035-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.01.029, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Zhou W, Dowell DR, Huckabee MM, Newcomb DC, Boswell MG, Goleniewska K, Lotz MT, Toki S, Yin H, Yao S, Natarajan C, Wu P, Sriram S, Breyer RM, Fitzgerald GA, Peebles RS. Prostaglandin I2 signaling drives Th17 differentiation and exacerbates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(5): e33518. PMID: 22590492, PMCID: PMC3349674, PII: PONE-D-10-03779, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033518, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Liao M, Kang D, Jiang B, Tao X, Qian Y, Wang T, Bi Z, Xiao Y, Li C, Wu P, Vermund SH, Jia Y. Bisexual behavior and infection with HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men along the east coast of China. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 25(11): 683-91. PMID: 21923416, PMCID: PMC4186825, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2010.0371, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Xie J, Liao Y, Yang L, Wu J, Liu C, Xuan W, Li M, Zhang L, Liu Y, Wu P, Bin J. Ultrasound molecular imaging of angiogenesis induced by mutant forms of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a. Cardiovasc. Res [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov 11/1/2011; 92(2): 256-66. PMID: 21859818, PII: cvr229, DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvr229, ISSN: 1755-3245.

Zhou W, Dowell DR, Geraci MW, Blackwell TS, Collins RD, Polosukhin VV, Lawson WE, Wu P, Sussan T, Biswal S, Goleniewska K, O'Neal J, Newcomb DC, Toki S, Morrow JD, Peebles RS. PGI synthase overexpression protects against bleomycin-induced mortality and is associated with increased Nqo 1 expression. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol [print-electronic]. 2011 Oct; 301(4): L615-22. PMID: 21764988, PMCID: PMC3774255, PII: ajplung.00224.2010, DOI: 10.1152/ajplung.00224.2010, ISSN: 1522-1504.

Wu P, Hartert TV. Evidence for a causal relationship between respiratory syncytial virus infection and asthma. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2011 Sep; 9(9): 731-45. PMID: 21905783, PMCID: PMC3215509, DOI: 10.1586/eri.11.92, ISSN: 1744-8336.

Ji H, Meng Y, Zhang X, Luo W, Wu P, Xiao B, Zhang Z, Li X. Aldosterone induction of hepatic stellate cell contraction through activation of RhoA/ROCK-2 signaling pathway. Regul. Pept [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug 8/8/2011; 169(1-3): 13-20. PMID: 21545816, PII: S0167-0115(11)00073-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.regpep.2011.04.010, ISSN: 1873-1686.

Kang D, Liao M, Jiang Z, Zhang X, Mao W, Zhang N, Tao X, Huang T, Bi Z, Aliyu M, Wu P, Jiang B, Jia Y. Commercial sex venues, syphilis and methamphetamine use among female sex workers. AIDS Care. 2011 Jun; 23 Suppl 1: 26-36. PMID: 21660748, PII: 938351791, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2011.560930, ISSN: 1360-0451.

Valet RS, Gebretsadik T, Carroll KN, Wu P, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. High asthma prevalence and increased morbidity among rural children in a Medicaid cohort. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 106(6): 467-73. PMID: 21624745, PII: S1081-1206(11)00143-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.anai.2011.02.013, ISSN: 1534-4436.

Ramos LF, Kane J, McMonagle E, Le P, Wu P, Shintani A, Ikizler TA, Himmelfarb J. Effects of combination tocopherols and alpha lipoic acid therapy on oxidative stress and inflammatory biomarkers in chronic kidney disease. J Ren Nutr [print-electronic]. 2011 May; 21(3): 211-8. PMID: 21185738, PMCID: PMC3078529, PII: S1051-2276(10)00227-X, DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2010.08.003, ISSN: 1532-8503.

Dong J, Sundell MB, Pupim LB, Wu P, Shintani A, Ikizler TA. The effect of resistance exercise to augment long-term benefits of intradialytic oral nutritional supplementation in chronic hemodialysis patients. J Ren Nutr [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 21(2): 149-59. PMID: 20580251, PMCID: PMC2947559, PII: S1051-2276(10)00075-0, DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2010.03.004, ISSN: 1532-8503.

Li M, Liu C, Bin J, Wang Y, Chen J, Xiu J, Pei J, Lai Y, Chen D, Fan C, Xie J, Tao Y, Wu P. Mutant hypoxia inducible factor-1a improves angiogenesis and tissue perfusion in ischemic rabbit skeletal muscle. Microvasc. Res [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 81(1): 26-33. PMID: 20937289, PII: S0026-2862(10)00184-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.mvr.2010.09.008, ISSN: 1095-9319.

Fu R, Wu S, Wu P, Qiu J. A study of blood soluble P-selectin, fibrinogen, and von Willebrand factor levels in idiopathic and lone atrial fibrillation. Europace [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 13(1): 31-6. PMID: 20852292, PII: euq346, DOI: 10.1093/europace/euq346, ISSN: 1532-2092.

Alves TP, Hulgan T, Wu P, Sterling TR, Stinnette SE, Rebeiro PF, Vincz AJ, Bruce M, Ikizler TA. Race, kidney disease progression, and mortality risk in HIV-infected persons. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2010 Dec; 5(12): 2269-75. PMID: 20876679, PMCID: PMC2994089, PII: CJN.00520110, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.00520110, ISSN: 1555-905X.

Zhang L, Li J, Lai W, Feng L, Zeng Y, Liu L, Hu Y, Liu J, Zhang X, Wu P, Vermund SH, Jia Y. Prevalence and correlates of needle-sharing among new and long-term injection drug users in southwest China. Subst Use Misuse [print-electronic]. 2010 Dec; 45(14): 2503-23. PMID: 20536355, DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2010.487234, ISSN: 1532-2491.

Hartert TV, Carroll K, Gebretsadik T, Woodward K, Minton P, . The Tennessee Children's Respiratory Initiative: Objectives, design and recruitment results of a prospective cohort study investigating infant viral respiratory illness and the development of asthma and allergic diseases. Respirology [print-electronic]. 2010 May; 15(4): 691-9. PMID: 20409023, PMCID: PMC2992986, PII: RES1743, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01743.x, ISSN: 1440-1843.

Wu P, Dupont WD, Griffin MR, Hartert TV. A role for genes and environment in the causal relationship between infant RSV infection and childhood asthma [letter]. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2010 Jan 1/15/2010; 181(2): 194-5; author reply 195. PMID: 20053969, PII: 181/2/194-a, DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm.181.2.194a, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Carroll KN, Wu P, Gebretsadik T, Griffin MR, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. The severity-dependent relationship of infant bronchiolitis on the risk and morbidity of early childhood asthma. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2009 May; 123(5): 1055-61, 1061.e1. PMID: 19361850, PMCID: PMC2703291, PII: S0091-6749(09)00344-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2009.02.021, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Wu P, Dupont WD, Griffin MR, Carroll KN, Mitchel EF, Gebretsadik T, Hartert TV. Evidence of a causal role of winter virus infection during infancy in early childhood asthma. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med [print-electronic]. 2008 Dec 12/1/2008; 178(11): 1123-9. PMID: 18776151, PMCID: PMC2588491, PII: 200804-579OC, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.200804-579OC, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Griffin MR, Wu P, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Enriquez R, Hartert TV. Increasing burden and risk factors for bronchiolitis-related medical visits in infants enrolled in a state health care insurance plan. Pediatrics. 2008 Jul; 122(1): 58-64. PMID: 18595987, PMCID: PMC2655142, PII: 122/1/58, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2007-2087, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Wu P, Roberts LJ, Shintani AK, Sheller JR, Minton PA, Higgins SB, Hartert TV. Changes in urinary dinor dihydro F(2)-isoprostane metabolite concentrations, a marker of oxidative stress, during and following asthma exacerbations. Free Radic. Res. 2007 Sep; 41(9): 956-62. PMID: 17729112, PII: 781560664, DOI: 10.1080/10715760701444600, ISSN: 1071-5762.

Enriquez R, Griffin MR, Carroll KN, Wu P, Cooper WO, Gebretsadik T, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. Effect of maternal asthma and asthma control on pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2007 Sep; 120(3): 625-30. PMID: 17658591, PII: S0091-6749(07)01039-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2007.05.044, ISSN: 0091-6749.

Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Griffin MR, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Wu P, Enriquez R, Hartert TV. Maternal asthma and maternal smoking are associated with increased risk of bronchiolitis during infancy. Pediatrics. 2007 Jun; 119(6): 1104-12. PMID: 17545377, PII: 119/6/1104, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2006-2837, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Wu P, Griffin MR, Richardson A, Gabbe SG, Gambrell MA, Hartert TV. Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: opinions and practices of obstetricians in an urban community. South. Med. J. 2006 Aug; 99(8): 823-8. PMID: 16929876, DOI: 10.1097/01.smj.0000231262.88558.8e, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Enriquez R, Wu P, Griffin MR, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Mitchel E, Carroll KN, Hartert TV. Cessation of asthma medication in early pregnancy. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2006 Jul; 195(1): 149-53. PMID: 16631099, PII: S0002-9378(06)00105-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2006.01.065, ISSN: 1097-6868.