Soban Umar*

Websites:

Umar Lab

Publications:

Hon A, Hsu JJ, Zambrano A, Xia Y, Lu M, Echeverri D, Kalanski S, Umar S, Demer LL, Tintut Y. Effects of activity levels on aortic calcification in hyperlipidemic mice as measured by microPETmicroCT. Atherosclerosis. 2023 09; 380:117198. view on PubMed

Hoftman N, Umar S. Ventilation and Complications after Lung Resection: Comment. Anesthesiology. 2023 06 01; 138(6):664-665. view on PubMed

Razee A, Banerjee S, Hong J, Magaki S, Fishbein G, Ajijola OA, Umar S. Thoracic Spinal Cord Neuroinflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Pulmonary Hypertension. Hypertension. 2023 06; 80(6):1297-1310. view on PubMed

Hong J, Wong B, Huynh C, Tang B, Ruffenach G, Li M, Umar S, Yang X, Eghbali M. Tm4sf1-marked Endothelial Subpopulation Is Dysregulated in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2023 04; 68(4):381-394. view on PubMed

Park JF, Liang J, Umar S. Electrical Remodeling in Right Ventricular Failure Due to Pulmonary Hypertension: Unraveling Novel Therapeutic Targets. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Feb 27; 24(5). view on PubMed

Banerjee S, Zargari M, Medzikovic L, Russino H, Mikhael M, Koons N, Grogan T, Rahman S, Eghbali M, Umar S. Intralipid® improves left ventricular function in rats with lipopolysaccharide-induced endotoxaemia by a Src-STAT3-mediated mechanism. Br J Anaesth. 2023 02; 130(2):e183-e187. view on PubMed

Zhang V, Ganz T, Nemeth E, Umar S, Kim A. Bmpr2 mutant mice are an inadequate model for studying iron deficiency in pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2022 Oct; 12(4):e12151. view on PubMed

Banerjee S, Hong J, Umar S. Comparative analysis of right ventricular metabolic reprogramming in pre-clinical rat models of severe pulmonary hypertension-induced right ventricular failure. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2022; 9:935423. view on PubMed

Sherman C, Koons N, Zargari M, Cha C, Hirsch J, Hong R, Eghbali M, Umar S. Intralipid fails to rescue bupivacaine-induced cardiotoxicity in late-pregnant rats. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022; 9:899036. view on PubMed

Cunningham CM, Li M, Ruffenach G, Doshi M, Aryan L, Hong J, Park J, Hrncir H, Medzikovic L, Umar S, Arnold AP, Eghbali M. Y-Chromosome Gene, Uty, Protects Against Pulmonary Hypertension by Reducing Proinflammatory Chemokines. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 07 15; 206(2):186-196. view on PubMed

Park J, Banerjee S, Hong J, Umar S. Response by Park et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Transcriptomic Analysis of Right Ventricular Remodeling in Two Rat Models of Pulmonary Hypertension: Identification and Validation of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Human Right Ventricular Failure". Circ Heart Fail. 2022 07; 15(7):e008632. view on PubMed

Borna R, Rahimian R, Natalie Koons BS, Grogan TR, Umar S, Turner J. Needlestick injuries among anesthesia providers from a large US academic center: A 10-year retrospective analysis. J Clin Anesth. 2022 09; 80:110885. view on PubMed

Potus F, Frump AL, Umar S, R Vanderpool R, Al Ghouleh I, Lai YC. Recent advancements in pulmonary arterial hypertension and right heart failure research: overview of selected abstracts from ATS2020 and emerging COVID-19 research. Pulm Circ. 2021 Jul-Sep; 11(3):20458940211037274. view on PubMed

Hong J, Arneson D, Umar S, Ruffenach G, Cunningham CM, Ahn IS, Diamante G, Bhetraratana M, Park JF, Said E, Huynh C, Le T, Medzikovic L, Humbert M, Soubrier F, Montani D, Girerd B, Trégouët DA, Channick R, Saggar R, Eghbali M, Yang X. Single-Cell Study of Two Rat Models of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Reveals Connections to Human Pathobiology and Drug Repositioning. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 04 15; 203(8):1006-1022. view on PubMed

Park JF, Clark VR, Banerjee S, Hong J, Razee A, Williams T, Fishbein G, Saddic L, Umar S. Transcriptomic Analysis of Right Ventricular Remodeling in Two Rat Models of Pulmonary Hypertension: Identification and Validation of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Human Right Ventricular Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2021 02; 14(2):e007058. view on PubMed

Seger CD, Wang L, Dong X, Tebon P, Kwon S, Liew EC, Marijic J, Umar S, Hoftman NN. A Novel Negative Pressure Isolation Device for Aerosol Transmissible COVID-19. Anesth Analg. 2020 09; 131(3):664-668. view on PubMed

Ruffenach G, O'Connor E, Vaillancourt M, Hong J, Cao N, Sarji S, Moazeni S, Papesh J, Grijalva V, Cunningham CM, Shu L, Chattopadhyay A, Tiwari S, Mercier O, Perros F, Umar S, Yang X, Gomes AV, Fogelman AM, Reddy ST, Eghbali M. Oral 15-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid Induces Pulmonary Hypertension in Mice by Triggering T Cell-Dependent Endothelial Cell Apoptosis. Hypertension. 2020 09; 76(3):985-996. view on PubMed

Bae DJ, Tehrani DM, Rabadia SV, Frost M, Parikh RV, Calfon-Press M, Aksoy O, Umar S, Ardehali R, Rabbani A, Bokhoor P, Nsair A, Currier J, Tobis J, Fonarow GC, Dave R, Rafique AM. Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor and Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker Use Among Outpatients Diagnosed With COVID-19. Am J Cardiol. 2020 10 01; 132:150-157. view on PubMed

Park JF, Banerjee S, Umar S. In the eye of the storm: the right ventricle in COVID-19. Pulm Circ. 2020 Jul-Sep; 10(3):2045894020936660. view on PubMed

Aryan L, Younessi D, Zargari M, Banerjee S, Agopian J, Rahman S, Borna R, Ruffenach G, Umar S, Eghbali M. The Role of Estrogen Receptors in Cardiovascular Disease. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Jun 17; 21(12). view on PubMed

Anwar A, Seger C, Tollefson A, Diachun CAB, Tanaka P, Umar S. Medical education in the COVID-19 era: Impact on anesthesiology trainees. J Clin Anesth. 2020 11; 66:109949. view on PubMed

Razee A, Umar S. Editorial Commentary: Pulmonary Artery Denervation for Pulmonary Hypertension: Recent Updates and Future Perspectives. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2021 05; 31(4):261-263. view on PubMed

Aryan L, Medzikovic L, Umar S, Eghbali M. Pregnancy-associated cardiac dysfunction and the regulatory role of microRNAs. Biol Sex Differ. 2020 04 06; 11(1):14. view on PubMed

Umar S, Ruffenach G, Moazeni S, Vaillancourt M, Hong J, Cunningham C, Cao N, Navab S, Sarji S, Li M, Lee L, Fishbein G, Ardehali A, Navab M, Reddy ST, Eghbali M. Involvement of Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Hypertension. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 01 21; 9(2):e012063. view on PubMed

Mikhael M, Makar C, Wissa A, Le T, Eghbali M, Umar S. Oxidative Stress and Its Implications in the Right Ventricular Remodeling Secondary to Pulmonary Hypertension. Front Physiol. 2019; 10:1233. view on PubMed

Vaillancourt M, Chia P, Medzikovic L, Cao N, Ruffenach G, Younessi D, Umar S. Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension Is Associated With Neuroinflammation in the Spinal Cord. Front Physiol. 2019; 10:1186. view on PubMed

Ruffenach G, Umar S, Vaillancourt M, Hong J, Cao N, Sarji S, Moazeni S, Cunningham CM, Ardehali A, Reddy ST, Saggar R, Fishbein G, Eghbali M. Histological hallmarks and role of Slug/PIP axis in pulmonary hypertension secondary to pulmonary fibrosis. EMBO Mol Med. 2019 09; 11(9):e10061. view on PubMed

Le T, Makar C, Morway P, Hoftman N, Umar S. Pulmonary artery denervation: a novel treatment modality for pulmonary hypertension. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Apr; 11(4):1094-1096. view on PubMed

Umar S, Eghbali M. In Reply. Anesthesiology. 2019 03; 130(3):519-521. view on PubMed

Iorga A, Umar S, Ruffenach G, Aryan L, Li J, Sharma S, Motayagheni N, Nadadur RD, Bopassa JC, Eghbali M. Estrogen rescues heart failure through estrogen receptor Beta activation. Biol Sex Differ. 2018 10 30; 9(1):48. view on PubMed

Umar S, Li J, Hannabass K, Vaillancourt M, Cunningham CM, Moazeni S, Mahajan A, Eghbali M. Free Fatty Acid Receptor G-protein-coupled Receptor 40 Mediates Lipid Emulsion-induced Cardioprotection. Anesthesiology. 2018 07; 129(1):154-162. view on PubMed

Umar S, Cunningham CM, Itoh Y, Moazeni S, Vaillancourt M, Sarji S, Centala A, Arnold AP, Eghbali M. The Y Chromosome Plays a Protective Role in Experimental Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 04 01; 197(7):952-955. view on PubMed

Hsu JJ, Lu J, Umar S, Lee JT, Kulkarni RP, Ding Y, Chang CC, Hsiai TK, Hokugo A, Gkouveris I, Tetradis S, Nishimura I, Demer LL, Tintut Y. Effects of teriparatide on morphology of aortic calcification in aged hyperlipidemic mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 06 01; 314(6):H1203-H1213. view on PubMed

Vaillancourt M, Chia P, Sarji S, Nguyen J, Hoftman N, Ruffenach G, Eghbali M, Mahajan A, Umar S. Autonomic nervous system involvement in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Res. 2017 12 04; 18(1):201. view on PubMed

Iorga A, Cunningham CM, Moazeni S, Ruffenach G, Umar S, Eghbali M. The protective role of estrogen and estrogen receptors in cardiovascular disease and the controversial use of estrogen therapy. Biol Sex Differ. 2017 10 24; 8(1):33. view on PubMed

Umar S, Partow-Navid R, Ruffenach G, Iorga A, Moazeni S, Eghbali M. Severe pulmonary hypertension in aging female apolipoprotein E-deficient mice is rescued by estrogen replacement therapy. Biol Sex Differ. 2017; 8:9. view on PubMed

Li J, Ruffenach G, Kararigas G, Cunningham CM, Motayagheni N, Barakai N, Umar S, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Eghbali M. Intralipid protects the heart in late pregnancy against ischemia/reperfusion injury via Caveolin2/STAT3/GSK-3β pathway. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 01; 102:108-116. view on PubMed

Sharma S, Ruffenach G, Umar S, Motayagheni N, Reddy ST, Eghbali M. Role of oxidized lipids in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2016 Sep; 6(3):261-73. view on PubMed

Anwar A, Ruffenach G, Mahajan A, Eghbali M, Umar S. Novel biomarkers for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Res. 2016 07 20; 17(1):88. view on PubMed

Iorga A, Li J, Sharma S, Umar S, Bopassa JC, Nadadur RD, Centala A, Ren S, Saito T, Toro L, Wang Y, Stefani E, Eghbali M. Rescue of Pressure Overload-Induced Heart Failure by Estrogen Therapy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan 22; 5(1). view on PubMed

Sharma S, Umar S, Centala A, Eghbali M. Role of miR206 in genistein-induced rescue of pulmonary hypertension in monocrotaline model. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Dec 15; 119(12):1374-82. view on PubMed

Partownavid P, Sharma S, Li J, Umar S, Rahman S, Eghbali M. Involvement of Opioid Receptors in the Lipid Rescue of Bupivacaine-Induced Cardiotoxicity. Anesth Analg. 2015 Aug; 121(2):340-7. view on PubMed

van der Laarse A, Cobbaert CM, Umar S. Stem and progenitor cell therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension: effects on the right ventricle (2013 Grover Conference Series). Pulm Circ. 2015 Mar; 5(1):73-80. view on PubMed

Sharma S, Umar S, Potus F, Iorga A, Wong G, Meriwether D, Breuils-Bonnet S, Mai D, Navab K, Ross D, Navab M, Provencher S, Fogelman AM, Bonnet S, Reddy ST, Eghbali M. Apolipoprotein A-I mimetic peptide 4F rescues pulmonary hypertension by inducing microRNA-193-3p. Circulation. 2014 Aug 26; 130(9):776-85. view on PubMed

Li J, Chen X, McClusky R, Ruiz-Sundstrom M, Itoh Y, Umar S, Arnold AP, Eghbali M. The number of X chromosomes influences protection from cardiac ischaemia/reperfusion injury in mice: one X is better than two. Cardiovasc Res. 2014 Jun 01; 102(3):375-84. view on PubMed

Ypey DL, van Meerwijk WP, Umar S, Pijnappels DA, Schalij MJ, van der Laarse A. Depolarization-induced automaticity in rat ventricular cardiomyocytes is based on the gating properties of L-type calcium and slow Kv channels. Eur Biophys J. 2013 Apr; 42(4):241-55. view on PubMed

Li J, Iorga A, Sharma S, Youn JY, Partow-Navid R, Umar S, Cai H, Rahman S, Eghbali M. Intralipid, a clinically safe compound, protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury more efficiently than cyclosporine-A. Anesthesiology. 2012 Oct; 117(4):836-46. view on PubMed

Umar S, Nadadur R, Iorga A, Amjedi M, Matori H, Eghbali M. Cardiac structural and hemodynamic changes associated with physiological heart hypertrophy of pregnancy are reversed postpartum. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2012 Oct 15; 113(8):1253-9. view on PubMed

Partownavid P, Umar S, Li J, Rahman S, Eghbali M. Fatty-acid oxidation and calcium homeostasis are involved in the rescue of bupivacaine-induced cardiotoxicity by lipid emulsion in rats. Crit Care Med. 2012 Aug; 40(8):2431-7. view on PubMed

Li J, Umar S, Amjedi M, Iorga A, Sharma S, Nadadur RD, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Eghbali M. New frontiers in heart hypertrophy during pregnancy. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2012; 2(3):192-207. view on PubMed

Matori H, Umar S, Nadadur RD, Sharma S, Partow-Navid R, Afkhami M, Amjedi M, Eghbali M. Genistein, a soy phytoestrogen, reverses severe pulmonary hypertension and prevents right heart failure in rats. Hypertension. 2012 Aug; 60(2):425-30. view on PubMed

Li J, Umar S, Iorga A, Youn JY, Wang Y, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Cai H, Eghbali M. Cardiac vulnerability to ischemia/reperfusion injury drastically increases in late pregnancy. Basic Res Cardiol. 2012 Jul; 107(4):271. view on PubMed

Nadadur RD, Umar S, Wong G, Eghbali M, Iorga A, Matori H, Partow-Navid R, Eghbali M. Reverse right ventricular structural and extracellular matrix remodeling by estrogen in severe pulmonary hypertension. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2012 Jul; 113(1):149-58. view on PubMed

Umar S, Rabinovitch M, Eghbali M. Estrogen paradox in pulmonary hypertension: current controversies and future perspectives. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 15; 186(2):125-31. view on PubMed

Umar S, Lee JH, de Lange E, Iorga A, Partow-Navid R, Bapat A, van der Laarse A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Ypey DL, Karagueuzian HS, Eghbali M. Spontaneous ventricular fibrillation in right ventricular failure secondary to chronic pulmonary hypertension. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb; 5(1):181-90. view on PubMed

Rahman S, Li J, Bopassa JC, Umar S, Iorga A, Partownavid P, Eghbali M. Phosphorylation of GSK-3β mediates intralipid-induced cardioprotection against ischemia/reperfusion injury. Anesthesiology. 2011 Aug; 115(2):242-53. view on PubMed

Umar S, Nadadur RD, Li J, Maltese F, Partownavid P, van der Laarse A, Eghbali M. Intralipid prevents and rescues fatal pulmonary arterial hypertension and right ventricular failure in rats. Hypertension. 2011 Sep; 58(3):512-8. view on PubMed

Umar S, Iorga A, Matori H, Nadadur RD, Li J, Maltese F, van der Laarse A, Eghbali M. Estrogen rescues preexisting severe pulmonary hypertension in rats. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 15; 184(6):715-23. view on PubMed

Swildens J, de Vries AA, Li Z, Umar S, Atsma DE, Schalij MJ, van der Laarse A. Integrin stimulation favors uptake of macromolecules by cardiomyocytes in vitro. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2010; 26(6):999-1010. view on PubMed

Umar S, de Visser YP, Steendijk P, Schutte CI, Laghmani el H, Wagenaar GT, Bax WH, Mantikou E, Pijnappels DA, Atsma DE, Schalij MJ, van der Wall EE, van der Laarse A. Allogenic stem cell therapy improves right ventricular function by improving lung pathology in rats with pulmonary hypertension. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Nov; 297(5):H1606-16. view on PubMed

Umar S, van der Laarse A. Nitric oxide and nitric oxide synthase isoforms in the normal, hypertrophic, and failing heart. Mol Cell Biochem. 2010 Jan; 333(1-2):191-201. view on PubMed

Umar S, Bax JJ, Klok M, van Bommel RJ, Hessel MH, den Adel B, Bleeker GB, Henneman MM, Atsma DE, van der Wall EE, Schalij MJ, van der Laarse A. Myocardial collagen metabolism in failing hearts before and during cardiac resynchronization therapy. Eur J Heart Fail. 2008 Sep; 10(9):878-83. view on PubMed

Umar S, Hessel M, Steendijk P, Bax W, Schutte C, Schalij M, van der Wall E, Atsma D, van der Laarse A. Activation of signaling molecules and matrix metalloproteinases in right ventricular myocardium of rats with pulmonary hypertension. Pathol Res Pract. 2007; 203(12):863-72. view on PubMed