• 1362 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
19972020

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Research Output

  • 1362 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 45 Article
  • 3 Review article
Article

A common single nucleotide polymorphism in the CD14 promoter decreases the affinity of Sp protein binding and enhances transcriptional activity

LeVan, T. D., Bloom, J. W., Bailey, T. J., Karp, C. L., Halonen, M., Martinez, F. D. & Vercelli, D., Nov 15 2001, In : Journal of Immunology. 167, 10, p. 5838-5844 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
281 Scopus citations

Aging leads to dysfunctional innate immune responses to TLR2 and TLR4 agonists

Bailey, K. L., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Katafiasz, D. M., Romberger, D. J. & LeVan, T. D., Sep 1 2019, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 31, 9, p. 1185-1193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) in rheumatoid arthritis: Influence of an interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and a deletion polymorphism in glutathione s-transferase in a cross-sectional study

Mikuls, T. R., Gould, K. A., Bynoté, K. K., Yu, F., LeVan, T. D., Thiele, G. M., Michaud, K. D., O'Dell, J. R., Reimold, A. M., Hooker, R., Caplan, L., Johnson, D. S., Kerr, G., Richards, J. S., Cannon, G. W., Criswell, L. A., Noble, J. A., Bridges, L. S., Hughes, L. & Gregersen, P. K., Nov 18 2010, In : Arthritis Research and Therapy. 12, 6, R213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Anti-inflammatory effects of budesonide in human lung fibroblasts are independent of histone deacetylase 2

Wang, X., Nelson, A., Weiler, Z. M., Patil, A., Sato, T., Kanaji, N., Nakanishi, M., Michalski, J., Farid, M., Basma, H., LeVan, T. D., Miller-Larsson, A., Wieslander, E., Muller, K. C., Holz, O., Magnussen, H., Rabe, K. F., Liu, X. & Rennard, S. I., Aug 19 2013, In : Journal of Inflammation Research. 6, 1, p. 109-119 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

A principal factor analysis to characterize agricultural exposures among Nebraska veterans

Weissenburger-Moser, L., Meza, J., Yu, F., Shiyanbola, O., Romberger, D. J. & Levan, T. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 27, 2, p. 214-220 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Assessment of reductive acetogenesis with indigenous ruminal bacterium populations and Acetitomaculum ruminis

Le Van, T. D., Robinson, J. A., Ralph, J., Greening, R. C., Smolenski, W. J., Leedle, J. A. Z. & Schaefer, D. M., 1998, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 64, 9, p. 3429-3436 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
64 Scopus citations

Association between CD14 polymorphisms and serum soluble CD14 levels: Effect of atopy and endotoxin inhalation

LeVan, T. D., Michel, O., Dentener, M., Thorn, J., Vertongen, F., Beijer, L. & Martinez, F. D., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 121, 2, p. 434-440.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Associations of cigarette smoking with rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans

Mikuls, T. R., Sayles, H., Yu, F., Levan, T., Gould, K. A., Thiele, G. M., Conn, D. L., Jonas, B. L., Callahan, L. F., Smith, E., Brasington, R., Moreland, L. W., Reynolds, R. J. & Bridges, S. L., Dec 2010, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 62, 12, p. 3560-3568 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Bronchodilator responsiveness in swine veterinarians

Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Slager, R. E., Qiu, F., Severa, L., Yelinek, J., Carlson, M. L., Bush, J., Bolin, N., Wyatt, T. A., Romberger, D. & Von Essen, S. G., 2007, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 12, 2, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Creating Customized Workforce Development Plans for Medium-to-Large Public Health Departments

Grimm, B., Arcari, C., Ramos, A., LeVan, T., Brandert, K., King, K., Siahpush, M., Michaud, T., Johansson, P., Burke, C. & Topko, L., Jul 1 2019, In : Public Health Reports. 134, 4, p. 395-403 9 p.

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Epistatic effect of TLR-1,-6 and-10 polymorphisms on organic dust-mediated cytokine response

Smith, L. M., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A., Heires, A. J., Bailey, K. L., Romberger, D. J. & Levan, T. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Genes and Immunity. 18, 2, p. 67-74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Estrogen Metabolism in African-American Women with and without Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study

Zahid, M., Mondal, B., Levan, T. D. & Rogan, E. G., Jan 22 2019, In : Chemical Research in Toxicology. 32, 1, p. 190-194 5 p.

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Evidence for platelet-activating factor receptor subtypes on human polymorphonuclear leukocyte membranes

LeVan, T. D., Dow, S. B., Chase, P. B., Bloom, J. W., Regan, J. W., Cunningham, E. & Halonen, M., Nov 1 1997, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 54, 9, p. 1007-1012 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Glucocorticoid receptor signaling in a bronchial epithelial cell line

LeVan, T. D., Behr, F. D., Adkins, K. K., Miesfeld, R. L. & Bloom, J. W., May 1997, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 272, 5 16-5, p. L838-L843

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Glucocorticoid regulation of GM-CSF: Evidence for transcriptional mechanisms in airway epithelial cells

Adkins, K. K., Levan, T. D., Miesfeld, R. L. & Bloom, J. W., Aug 1998, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 275, 2 19-2, p. L372-L378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Hypothyroidism and Pesticide Use among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study

Goldner, W. S., Sandler, D. P., Yu, F., Shostrom, V., Hoppin, J. A., Kamel, F. & Levan, T. D., Oct 2013, In : Journal of occupational and environmental medicine. 55, 10, p. 1171-1178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Impact of interactions of cigarette smoking with NAT2 polymorphisms on rheumatoid arthritis risk in African Americans

Mikuls, T. R., Levan, T., Gould, K. A., Yu, F., Thiele, G. M., Bynote, K. K., Conn, D., Jonas, B. L., Callahan, L. F., Smith, E., Brasington, R., Moreland, L. W., Reynolds, R., Gaffo, A. & Bridges, S. L., Mar 2012, In : Arthritis and rheumatism. 64, 3, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Interaction of CD14 haplotypes and soluble CD14 on pulmonary function in agricultural workers

LeVan, T. D., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Mikuls, T. R., Meza, J. L., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A. & Romberger, D. J., Mar 16 2017, In : Respiratory Research. 18, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Maresin-1 reduces the pro-inflammatory response of bronchial epithelial cells to organic dust

Nordgren, T. M., Heires, A. J., Wyatt, T. A., Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Cerutis, D. R. & Romberger, D. J., May 10 2013, In : Respiratory Research. 14, 1, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae decreases cilia beating via protein kinase C epsilon

Bailey, K. L., LeVan, T. D., Yanov, D. A., Pavlik, J. A., DeVasure, J. M., Sisson, J. H. & Wyatt, T. A., Jun 19 2012, In : Respiratory Research. 13, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Persistent light to moderate alcohol intake and lung function: A longitudinal study

Vasquez, M. M., Sherrill, D. L., LeVan, T. D., Morgan, W. J., Sisson, J. H. & Guerra, S., Mar 2018, In : Alcohol. 67, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Pesticide use and thyroid disease among women in the agricultural health study

Goldner, W. S., Sandler, D. P., Yu, F., Hoppin, J. A., Kamel, F. & Levan, T. D., Feb 2010, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 171, 4, p. 455-464 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

Pharmacological characterization of glucocorticoid receptors in primary human bronchial epithelial cells

Levan, T. D., Babin, E. A., Yamamura, H. I. & Bloom, J. W., May 1 1999, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 57, 9, p. 1003-1009 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Platelet-activating factor induction of activator protein-1 signaling in bronchial epithelial cells

Levan, T. D., Bloom, J. W., Adams, D. G., Hensel, J. L. & Halonen, M., Jan 1998, In : Molecular pharmacology. 53, 1, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Polymorphisms in the CD14 gene associated with pulmonary function in farmers

LeVan, T. D., Von Essen, S. G., Romberger, D., Lambert, G. P., Martinez, F. D., Vasquez, M. M. & Merchant, J. A., Apr 1 2005, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 171, 7, p. 773-779 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Rhinitis associated with pesticide exposure among commercial pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study

Slager, R. E., Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Sandler, D. P., Alavanja, M. C. R. & Hoppin, J. A., Nov 2009, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 66, 11, p. 718-724 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Rhinitis associated with pesticide use among private pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study

Slager, R. E., Simpson, S. L., Levan, T. D., Poole, J. A., Sandler, D. P. & Hoppin, J. A., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A: Current Issues. 73, 20, p. 1382-1393 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Saturated fat intake is associated with lung function in individuals with airflow obstruction: Results from NHANES 2007–2012

Cornell, K., Alam, M., Lyden, E., Wood, L., Levan, T. D., Nordgren, T. M., Bailey, K. & Hanson, C., 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 2, 317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serum level of nutritional antioxidants are decreased in veteran smokers with COPD

Hanson, C., Lyden, E., Weissenburger-Moser, L., Furtado, J., Romberger, D. J. & LeVan, T. D., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Military and Veterans' Health. 25, 2, p. 26-34 9 p.

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Short term dynamics of the sputum microbiome among COPD patients

Sinha, R., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A., Clarke, J. L., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Romberger, D. J. & LeVan, T. D., Mar 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 3, e0191499.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Shotgun pyrosequencing metagenomic analyses of dusts from swine confinement and grain facilities

Boissy, R. J., Romberger, D. J., Roughead, W. A., Weissenburger-Moser, L., Poole, J. A. & LeVan, T. D., Apr 18 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 4, e95578.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Single nucleotide polymorphism in toll-like receptor 6 is associated with a decreased risk for ureaplasma respiratory tract colonization and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

Winters, A. H., Levan, T. D., Vogel, S. N., Chesko, K. L., Pollin, T. I. & Viscardi, R. M., Aug 2013, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 32, 8, p. 898-904 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Soluble CD14 and CD14 polymorphisms in rheumatoid arthritis

Mikuls, T. R., LeVan, T. D., Sayles, H., Yu, F., Caplan, L., Cannon, G. W., Kerr, G. S., Reimold, A. M., Johnson, D. S. & Thiele, G. M., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 38, 12, p. 2509-2516 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
Open Access

Systemic responsiveness to lipopolysaccharide and polymorphisms in the toll-like receptor 4 gene in human beings

Michel, O., LeVan, T. D., Stern, D., Dentener, M., Thorn, J., Gnat, D., Beijer, M. L., Cochaux, P., Holt, P. G., Martinez, F. D. & Rylander, R., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 112, 5, p. 923-929 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

118 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

The differential effect of genetic variation on soluble CD14 levels in human plasma and milk

Guerra, S., Lohman, I. C., LeVan, T. D., Wright, A. L., Martinez, F. D. & Halonen, M., Sep 2004, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 52, 3, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

The impact of CD14 polymorphisms on the development of soluble CD14 levels during infancy

LeVan, T. D., Guerra, S., Klimecki, W., Vasquez, M. M., Lohman, I. C., Martinez, F. D., Halonen, M. & Wright, A. L., Jan 2006, In : Genes and Immunity. 7, 1, p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

TLR4 Asp299Gly polymorphism may be protective against chronic periodontitis

Sellers, R. M., Payne, J. B., Yu, F., Levan, T. D., Walker, C. & Mikuls, T. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Periodontal Research. 51, 2, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Unbalanced estrogen metabolism in ovarian cancer

Zahid, M., Beseler, C. L., Hall, J. B., LeVan, T., Cavalieri, E. L. & Rogan, E. G., May 15 2014, In : International Journal of Cancer. 134, 10, p. 2414-2423 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Vapor, dust, and smoke exposure in relation to adult-onset asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms: The Singapore Chinese Health Study

LeVan, T. D., Koh, W. P., Lee, H. P., Koh, D., Yu, M. C. & London, S. J., Jun 2006, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 163, 12, p. 1118-1128 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
Review article

Methamphetamine-associated psychosis

Grant, K. M., LeVan, T. D., Wells, S. M., Li, M., Stoltenberg, S. F., Gendelman, H. E., Carlo, G. & Bevins, R. A., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 7, 1, p. 113-139 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

122 Scopus citations

Methods in lung microbiome research

Carney, S. M., Clemente, J. C., Cox, M. J., Dickson, R. P., Huang, Y. J., Kitsios, G. D., Kloepfer, K. M., Leung, J. M., LeVan, T. D., Molyneaux, P. L., Moore, B. B., O'Dwyer, D. N., Segal, L. N. & Garantziotis, S., Mar 1 2020, In : American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 62, 3, p. 283-299 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Obesity and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Recent knowledge and future directions

Hanson, C. & LeVan, T., Mar 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 23, 2, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations