Alison Chu

Email: alisonchu@mednet.ucla.edu

Publications:

Karmouta R, Strawbridge JC, Langston S, Altendahl M, Khitri M, Chu A, Tsui I. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants Screened for Retinopathy of Prematurity. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2023 Dec 01; 141(12):1125-1132. view on PubMed

Mahmud F, Karmouta R, Strawbridge JC, Prasad P, Chu A, Khitri M, Tsui I. A MULTICENTER STUDY OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY FOLLOW-UP ADHERENCE. Retina. 2023 10 01; 43(10):1780-1787. view on PubMed

Kim ES, Calkins KL, Chu A. Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Role of Nutrition. Pediatr Ann. 2023 Aug; 52(8):e303-e308. view on PubMed

Strawbridge JC, Chu A, Dammann O, Hanson J, Janzen C, Tsui I. PRENATAL MATERNAL CHARACTERISTICS ASSOCIATED WITH RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY. Retina. 2023 02 01; 43(2):230-237. view on PubMed

Sun M, Cherian N, Liu L, Chan AM, Aguirre B, Chu A, Strawbridge J, Kim ES, Lin MC, Tsui I, Gordon LK, Wadehra M. Epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) regulates hypoxia-induced angiogenesis in the adult retinal pigment epithelial cell lines. Sci Rep. 2022 11 12; 12(1):19432. view on PubMed

Gillespie TC, Kim ES, Grogan T, Tsui I, Chu A, Calkins KL. Decreased Levels of Erythrocyte Membrane Arachidonic and Docosahexaenoic Acids Are Associated With Retinopathy of Prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2022 11 01; 63(12):23. view on PubMed

He Y, Pettenkofer M, Chu A, Sadda SR, Corradetti G, Tsui I. Characterization of Foveal Development in Treatment-Naïve Extremely Preterm Infants. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2022 06 01; 11(6):11. view on PubMed

Karmouta R, Altendahl M, Romero T, Piersante T, Langston S, Khitri M, Kading J, Tsui I, Chu A. Association Between Social Determinants of Health and Retinopathy of Prematurity Outcomes. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2022 05 01; 140(5):496-502. view on PubMed

Gundlach BS, Kokhanov A, Altendahl M, Suh SY, Fung S, Demer J, Pineles S, Khitri M, Chu A, Tsui I. Real-World Visual Outcomes of Laser and Anti-VEGF Treatments for Retinopathy of Prematurity. Am J Ophthalmol. 2022 06; 238:86-96. view on PubMed

He Y, Pettenkofer M, Nittala MG, Sadda SR, Tsui I, Chu A. Early Postnatal Oxygen Exposure Predicts Choroidal Thinning in Neonates. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021 07 01; 62(9):23. view on PubMed

Altendahl M, Sim MS, Kokhanov A, Gundlach B, Tsui I, Chu A. Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity Is Not Independently Associated With Worse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Neonates. Front Pediatr. 2021; 9:679546. view on PubMed

Mah V, Elshimali Y, Chu A, Moatamed NA, Uzzell JP, Tsui J, Schettler S, Shakeri H, Wadehra M. ALDH1 expression predicts progression of premalignant lesions to cancer in Type I endometrial carcinomas. Sci Rep. 2021 06 07; 11(1):11949. view on PubMed

de St Maurice A, Ervin E, Chu A. Ebola, Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Infections in Neonates and Infants. Clin Perinatol. 2021 06; 48(2):311-329. view on PubMed

Langston SJ, Krakow D, Chu A. Revisiting Skeletal Dysplasias in the Newborn. Neoreviews. 2021 04; 22(4):e216-e229. view on PubMed

Lee BR, Strobel KM, Chu A. The Neonate with Ambiguous Genitalia. Neoreviews. 2021 04; 22(4):e241-e249. view on PubMed

Chu A, Kok SY, Tsui J, Lin MC, Aguirre B, Wadehra M. Epithelial membrane protein 2 (Emp2) modulates innate immune cell population recruitment at the maternal-fetal interface. J Reprod Immunol. 2021 06; 145:103309. view on PubMed

Chang CC, Chu A, Meyer S, Ding Y, Sun MM, Abiri P, Baek KI, Gudapati V, Ding X, Guihard P, Bostrom KI, Li S, Gordon LK, Zheng JJ, Hsiai TK. Three-dimensional Imaging Coupled with Topological Quantification Uncovers Retinal Vascular Plexuses Undergoing Obliteration. Theranostics. 2021; 11(3):1162-1175. view on PubMed

Altendahl M, Afshar Y, de St Maurice A, Fajardo V, Chu A. Perinatal Maternal-Fetal/Neonatal Transmission of COVID-19: A Guide to Safe Maternal and Neonatal Care in the Era of COVID-19 and Physical Distancing. Neoreviews. 2020 12; 21(12):e783-e794. view on PubMed

Douglass KM, Strobel KM, Richley M, Mok T, de St Maurice A, Fajardo V, Young AT, Rao R, Lee L, Benharash P, Chu A, Afshar Y. Maternal-Neonatal Dyad Outcomes of Maternal COVID-19 Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Support: A Case Series. Am J Perinatol. 2021 01; 38(1):82-87. view on PubMed

Chu A, Dhindsa Y, Sim MS, Altendahl M, Tsui I. Prenatal intrauterine growth restriction and risk of retinopathy of prematurity. Sci Rep. 2020 10 16; 10(1):17591. view on PubMed

Wong BM, Chu A, Tsui I. Regression of Cystoid Macular Edema Three Weeks After Laser for Retinopathy of Prematurity. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020 08 01; 51(8):472-475. view on PubMed

Chu A, de St Maurice A, Sim MS, Kallapur SG. Neonatal Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma Infections. Pediatr Ann. 2020 Jul 01; 49(7):e305-e312. view on PubMed

Langston SJ, Pithia N, Sim MS, Garg M, de St Maurice A, Chu A. Lack of utility of tracheal aspirates in the management of suspected pneumonia in intubated neonates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 06; 41(6):660-665. view on PubMed

Kothari N, Chu A, Huang JM, Lin F, Lin BR, Manoharan N, Gui W, Huang AS, Tsui I. Arm-mounted optical coherence tomography angiography in extremely low birth weight neonates with retinopathy of prematurity. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2020 Jun; 18:100624. view on PubMed

Sun M, Wadehra M, Casero D, Lin MC, Aguirre B, Parikh S, Matynia A, Gordon L, Chu A. Epithelial Membrane Protein 2 (EMP2) Promotes VEGF-Induced Pathological Neovascularization in Murine Oxygen-Induced Retinopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 02 07; 61(2):3. view on PubMed

Chu A, Najafzadeh P, Sullivan P, Cone B, Elshimali R, Shakeri H, Janzen C, Mah V, Wadehra M. Aldehyde dehydrogenase isoforms and inflammatory cell populations are differentially expressed in term human placentas affected by intrauterine growth restriction. Placenta. 2019 06; 81:9-17. view on PubMed

Chu A, Casero D, Thamotharan S, Wadehra M, Cosi A, Devaskar SU. The Placental Transcriptome in Late Gestational Hypoxia Resulting in Murine Intrauterine Growth Restriction Parallels Increased Risk of Adult Cardiometabolic Disease. Sci Rep. 2019 02 04; 9(1):1243. view on PubMed

Tsui I, Chu A. Hot Topics in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Nov 01; 46(11):e415-e422. view on PubMed

Chen PY, Chu A, Liao WW, Rubbi L, Janzen C, Hsu FM, Thamotharan S, Ganguly A, Lam L, Montoya D, Pellegrini M, Devaskar SU. Prenatal Growth Patterns and Birthweight Are Associated With Differential DNA Methylation and Gene Expression of Cardiometabolic Risk Genes in Human Placentas: A Discovery-Based Approach. Reprod Sci. 2018 04; 25(4):523-539. view on PubMed

Williams CJ, Chu A, Jefferson WN, Casero D, Sudhakar D, Khurana N, Hogue CP, Aryasomayajula C, Patel P, Sullivan P, Padilla-Banks E, Mohandessi S, Janzen C, Wadehra M. Epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) deficiency alters placental angiogenesis, mimicking features of human placental insufficiency. J Pathol. 2017 06; 242(2):246-259. view on PubMed

Thamotharan S, Chu A, Kempf K, Janzen C, Grogan T, Elashoff DA, Devaskar SU. Differential microRNA expression in human placentas of term intra-uterine growth restriction that regulates target genes mediating angiogenesis and amino acid transport. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0176493. view on PubMed

Chu A, Thamotharan S, Ganguly A, Wadehra M, Pellegrini M, Devaskar SU. Gestational food restriction decreases placental interleukin-10 expression and markers of autophagy and endoplasmic reticulum stress in murine intrauterine growth restriction. Nutr Res. 2016 10; 36(10):1055-1067. view on PubMed

Devaskar SU, Chu A. Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Hungry for an Answer. Physiology (Bethesda). 2016 Mar; 31(2):131-46. view on PubMed

Chu A, De Beritto T. The Perinatal Origins of Cardiovascular Disease. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Nov; 44(11):e254-9. view on PubMed

Clyman RI, Wickremasinghe A, Merritt TA, Solomon T, McNamara P, Jain A, Singh J, Chu A, Noori S, Sekar K, Lavoie PM, Attridge JT, Swanson JR, Gillam-Krakauer M, Reese J, DeMauro S, Poindexter B, Aucott S, Satpute M, Fernandez E, Auchus RJ, Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation/Hypotension Trial Investigators. Hypotension following patent ductus arteriosus ligation: the role of adrenal hormones. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 164(6):1449-55.e1. view on PubMed

Andrews B, Lagatta J, Chu A, Plesha-Troyke S, Schreiber M, Lantos J, Meadow W. The nonimpact of gestational age on neurodevelopmental outcome for ventilated survivors born at 23-28 weeks of gestation. Acta Paediatr. 2012 Jun; 101(6):574-8. view on PubMed