Research and Scholarly Activity

In the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law at WMed, we have an active research program that provides ample opportunities for students and residents to participate with faculty in research and scholarly activities. We offer experiences that enable discovery and promote creativity. Together, we are committed to pursuing inquiry, disseminating knowledge, and fostering critical thinking that encourages lifelong learning.

Research and Scholarly Activity, 2011-16

Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law Research Chart

Recent Publications

Being Hungry Affects Oral Size Perception.
Crutchfield P, Pazdernik V, Hansen G, Malone J, Wagenknecht M
Iperception. 2018 May-Jun; 9:3:2041669518777513
PMID: 29854379

Environmental Factors Contributing to Wrongdoing in Medicine: A Criterion-Based Review of Studies and Cases
DuBois J., Anderson E., Carroll K., Gibb T., Kraus E., Rubbelke T., Vasher M.
. May 2012; 22:3:163-188
PMID: 900000273

Conversion Disorder Diagnosis and Medically Unexplained Symptoms.
Redinger MJ, Crutchfield P, Gibb TS, Longstreet P, Strung R
Am J Bioeth. 2018 May; 18:5:31-33
PMID: 29697337

Maintaining quality of care for very influential patients.
Arora G, Gibb TS, Bursch B
Clin Teach. 2017 May 29
PMID: 28557345

Ischemic preconditioning modulates ROS to confer protection in liver ischemia and reperfusion.
Bystrom P, Foley N, Toledo-Pereyra L, Quesnelle K
EXCLI J. 2017; 16:483-496
PMID: 28694752

The Ethics of Anti-aging Clinical Trials.
Crutchfield P
Sci Eng Ethics. 2017 May 8
PMID: 28484906

Observed Altruism in Dental Students: An Experiment Using the Ultimatum Game.
Crutchfield PAS, Jarvis JS, Olson TL, Wilson MS, Crutchfield P., Jarvis J., Olson T., Wilson M.
J Dent Educ. 2017 Nov; 81:11:1301-1308
PMID: 29093143

The Cautionary Tale of the Initial Widespread Foray Into Psychiatric Genetics.
Redinger MJ, Gibb TS, Westerman P
Am J Bioeth. 2017 Apr; 17:4:22-24
PMID: 28328358

Akt: A Therapeutic Target in Hepatic Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.
Covington SM, Bauler LD, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Covington S., Bauler L., Toledo-Pereyra L.
J Invest Surg. 2016 Jul 27 :1-9
PMID: 27463073

The Epistemology of Moral Bioenhancement.
Crutchfield P, Crutchfield P.
Bioethics. 2016 Jul; 30:6:389-96
PMID: 26686733

Cross-modal influence on oral size perception.
Crutchfield P, Mahoney C, Pazdernik V, Rivera C, Crutchfield P., Mahoney C., Pazdernik V., Rivera C.
Arch Oral Biol. 2016 Jan; 61:89-97
PMID: 26547021

Commentary: Clarifying Medical Decisionmaking-Who, How, and Why?
Gibb TS, Redinger MJ
Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2016 Jul; 25:3:556-60
PMID: 27348842

Pharmacology of Ischemia-Reperfusion. Translational Research Considerations.
Prieto-Moure B, Lloris-Carsí JM, Barrios-Pitarque C, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Lajara-Romance JM, Berda-Antolí M, Lloris-Cejalvo JM, Cejalvo-Lapeña D
J Invest Surg. 2016 Aug; 29:4:234-49
PMID: 27216877

In Defense of Prudence and the APA's Goldwater Rule: A Response to Kroll and Pouncey.
Redinger MJ, Gibb TS, Longstreet PL, Redinger M., Gibb T., Longstreet P., Stryker H.
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2016 Sep; 44:3:407-8
PMID: 27644873

Surgical Scholarship and Research.
Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2016 Oct; 29:5:253
PMID: 27606491

Hexokinase: A Glycolytic Enzyme with an Inflammatory Ischemia and Reperfusion Connection.
Clemons TA, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2015; 28:6:301-2
PMID: 26654433

Selectins in Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury.
Jones RT, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Quesnelle KM, Jones R., Toledo-Pereyra L., Quesnelle K.
J Invest Surg. 2015; 28:5:292-300
PMID: 26374984

Molecular responses to ischemia and reperfusion in the liver.
Quesnelle KM, Bystrom PV, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Quesnelle K., Bystrom P., Toledo-Pereyra L.
Arch Toxicol. 2015 May; 89:5:651-7
PMID: 25566829

Understanding the Origins of Ischemia and Reperfusion.
Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2015; 28:5:231-2
PMID: 26479962

Medical Renaissance.
Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2015 Jun; 28:3:127-30
PMID: 26065591

Mechanisms of Gal-knockout pig cell selection for somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Bradstreet RW, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2014 Jan; 186:1:107-8
PMID: 23499396

Role of mesenchymal stem cells in partial liver transplantation.
Bradstreet RW, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2014 Jan; 186:1:95-6
PMID: 23726236

Pentoxifylline in liver ischemia and reperfusion.
Genovés P, García D, Cejalvo D, Martin A, Zaragoza C, Toledo AH, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Lloris-Carsi JM
J Invest Surg. 2014 Apr; 27:2:114-24
PMID: 24143911

Allopurinol in renal ischemia.
Prieto-Moure B, Carabén-Redaño A, Aliena-Valero A, Cejalvo D, Toledo AH, Flores-Bellver M, Martínez-Gil N, Toledo-Pereyra LH, Lloris Carsí JM
J Invest Surg. 2014 Oct; 27:5:304-16
PMID: 24914485

The chromatin scaffold protein SAFB1 renders chromatin permissive for DNA damage signaling.
Altmeyer M, Toledo L, Gudjonsson T, Grøfte M, Rask MB, Lukas C, Akimov V, Blagoev B, Bartek J, Lukas J
Mol Cell. 2013 Oct 24; 52:2:206-20
PMID: 24055346

Angiotensin II as a limiting agent to intracellular calcium signaling in inflammatory states.
Chang WJ, Chang YH, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Nov; 185:1:e15-6
PMID: 23062222

Suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SAHA) as an agent to attenuate Toll-like receptor 4-induced septic shock.
Chang WJ, Chang YH, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Nov; 185:1:e35-6
PMID: 23073512

The challenge behind brain death organ transplantation in liver ischemia and reperfusion injury.
Chang WJ, Chang YH, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Apr; 180:2:250-1
PMID: 22494916

The potential benefits of hydrogen-rich saline in ischemia and reperfusion injury.
Chang WJ, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Apr; 180:2:248-9
PMID: 22445451

CD4+CD25+ T regulatory cell-depleted splenocytes enhance chimerism in graft recipients.
Kotecha R, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Jun 1; 182:1:32-3
PMID: 22502869

Kupffer cell and platelet interactions in hepatic ischemia reperfusion.
Kotecha R, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 May; 181:2:219-21
PMID: 22459291

Mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway activation correlates with adverse outcomes in trauma patients.
Kotecha R, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Jun 1; 182:1:34-5
PMID: 22531675

Oxygen treatment attenuates systemic inflammation via cholinergic pathways.
Kotecha R, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 May 1; 181:1:71-3
PMID: 22531674

Pentoxifylline protects the small intestine after severe ischemia and reperfusion.
Lloris Carsi JM, Cejalvo Lapeña D, Toledo AH, Zaragoza Fernandez C, Toledo Pereyra LH
Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Jun; 11:3:250-8
PMID: 23767943

Importance of erythropoietin in septic encephalopathy.
Movitz BR, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Surg Res. 2013 Nov; 185:1:e29-30
PMID: 23465390

Hippocrates of Cos.
Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2013 Apr; 26:2:61-2
PMID: 23547622

History of antibiotics: from fluoroquinolones to daptomycin (Part 2).
Zaffiri L, Gardner J, Toledo-Pereyra LH
J Invest Surg. 2013 Aug; 26:4:167-79
PMID: 23869821