Alison Chu

Title(s)Associate Professor-in-Residence, Pediatrics
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    Targeting epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) in retinopathy of prematurity
    NIH R01EY032561Jun 1, 2021 - May 31, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The role of IL10 in early vascularity, endothelial dysfunction, and programming of adult cardiovascular disease
    NIH K08HD093874Dec 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants Screened for Retinopathy of Prematurity. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2023 Dec 01; 141(12):1125-1132. Karmouta R, Strawbridge JC, Langston S, Altendahl M, Khitri M, Chu A, Tsui I. PMID: 37883103; PMCID: PMC10603571.
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    2. A MULTICENTER STUDY OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY FOLLOW-UP ADHERENCE. Retina. 2023 10 01; 43(10):1780-1787. Mahmud F, Karmouta R, Strawbridge JC, Prasad P, Chu A, Khitri M, Tsui I. PMID: 37399574.
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    3. Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Role of Nutrition. Pediatr Ann. 2023 Aug; 52(8):e303-e308. Kim ES, Calkins KL, Chu A. PMID: 37561825.
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    4. PRENATAL MATERNAL CHARACTERISTICS ASSOCIATED WITH RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY. Retina. 2023 02 01; 43(2):230-237. Strawbridge JC, Chu A, Dammann O, Hanson J, Janzen C, Tsui I. PMID: 36695795.
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    5. 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. Sun M, Cherian N, Liu L, Chan AM, Aguirre B, Chu A, Strawbridge J, Kim ES, Lin MC, Tsui I, Gordon LK, Wadehra M. PMID: 36371458; PMCID: PMC9653491.
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    6. 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. Gillespie TC, Kim ES, Grogan T, Tsui I, Chu A, Calkins KL. PMID: 36383353; PMCID: PMC9680586.
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    7. Characterization of Foveal Development in Treatment-Naïve Extremely Preterm Infants. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2022 06 01; 11(6):11. He Y, Pettenkofer M, Chu A, Sadda SR, Corradetti G, Tsui I. PMID: 35696134; PMCID: PMC9202331.
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    8. Association Between Social Determinants of Health and Retinopathy of Prematurity Outcomes. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2022 05 01; 140(5):496-502. Karmouta R, Altendahl M, Romero T, Piersante T, Langston S, Khitri M, Kading J, Tsui I, Chu A. PMID: 35420651; PMCID: PMC9011172.
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    9. Real-World Visual Outcomes of Laser and Anti-VEGF Treatments for Retinopathy of Prematurity. Am J Ophthalmol. 2022 06; 238:86-96. Gundlach BS, Kokhanov A, Altendahl M, Suh SY, Fung S, Demer J, Pineles S, Khitri M, Chu A, Tsui I. PMID: 34788594.
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    10. Early Postnatal Oxygen Exposure Predicts Choroidal Thinning in Neonates. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021 07 01; 62(9):23. He Y, Pettenkofer M, Nittala MG, Sadda SR, Tsui I, Chu A. PMID: 34269816; PMCID: PMC8297422.
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    11. Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity Is Not Independently Associated With Worse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Neonates. Front Pediatr. 2021; 9:679546. Altendahl M, Sim MS, Kokhanov A, Gundlach B, Tsui I, Chu A. PMID: 34178895; PMCID: PMC8224761.
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    12. ALDH1 expression predicts progression of premalignant lesions to cancer in Type I endometrial carcinomas. Sci Rep. 2021 06 07; 11(1):11949. Mah V, Elshimali Y, Chu A, Moatamed NA, Uzzell JP, Tsui J, Schettler S, Shakeri H, Wadehra M. PMID: 34099751; PMCID: PMC8184965.
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    13. Ebola, Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Infections in Neonates and Infants. Clin Perinatol. 2021 06; 48(2):311-329. de St Maurice A, Ervin E, Chu A. PMID: 34030816.
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    14. Revisiting Skeletal Dysplasias in the Newborn. Neoreviews. 2021 04; 22(4):e216-e229. Langston SJ, Krakow D, Chu A. PMID: 33795397.
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    15. The Neonate with Ambiguous Genitalia. Neoreviews. 2021 04; 22(4):e241-e249. Lee BR, Strobel KM, Chu A. PMID: 33795399.
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    16. Epithelial membrane protein 2 (Emp2) modulates innate immune cell population recruitment at the maternal-fetal interface. J Reprod Immunol. 2021 06; 145:103309. Chu A, Kok SY, Tsui J, Lin MC, Aguirre B, Wadehra M. PMID: 33774530; PMCID: PMC8722772.
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    17. Three-dimensional Imaging Coupled with Topological Quantification Uncovers Retinal Vascular Plexuses Undergoing Obliteration. Theranostics. 2021; 11(3):1162-1175. 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. PMID: 33391527; PMCID: PMC7738897.
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    18. 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. Altendahl M, Afshar Y, de St Maurice A, Fajardo V, Chu A. PMID: 33262205.
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    19. Maternal-Neonatal Dyad Outcomes of Maternal COVID-19 Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Support: A Case Series. Am J Perinatol. 2021 01; 38(1):82-87. 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. PMID: 33069171; PMCID: PMC7869039.
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    20. Prenatal intrauterine growth restriction and risk of retinopathy of prematurity. Sci Rep. 2020 10 16; 10(1):17591. Chu A, Dhindsa Y, Sim MS, Altendahl M, Tsui I. PMID: 33067506; PMCID: PMC7568562.
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    21. 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. Wong BM, Chu A, Tsui I. PMID: 32818280.
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    22. Neonatal Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma Infections. Pediatr Ann. 2020 Jul 01; 49(7):e305-e312. Chu A, de St Maurice A, Sim MS, Kallapur SG. PMID: 32674168.
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    23. 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. Langston SJ, Pithia N, Sim MS, Garg M, de St Maurice A, Chu A. PMID: 32209148.
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    24. 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. Kothari N, Chu A, Huang JM, Lin F, Lin BR, Manoharan N, Gui W, Huang AS, Tsui I. PMID: 32154434; PMCID: PMC7052502.
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    25. 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. Sun M, Wadehra M, Casero D, Lin MC, Aguirre B, Parikh S, Matynia A, Gordon L, Chu A. PMID: 32031575; PMCID: PMC7325623.
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    26. 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. Chu A, Najafzadeh P, Sullivan P, Cone B, Elshimali R, Shakeri H, Janzen C, Mah V, Wadehra M. PMID: 31138432; PMCID: PMC6719708.
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    27. 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. Chu A, Casero D, Thamotharan S, Wadehra M, Cosi A, Devaskar SU. PMID: 30718791; PMCID: PMC6361888.
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    28. Hot Topics in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Nov 01; 46(11):e415-e422. Tsui I, Chu A. PMID: 29131921.
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    29. 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. Chen PY, Chu A, Liao WW, Rubbi L, Janzen C, Hsu FM, Thamotharan S, Ganguly A, Lam L, Montoya D, Pellegrini M, Devaskar SU. PMID: 28693373; PMCID: PMC6348426.
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    30. Epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) deficiency alters placental angiogenesis, mimicking features of human placental insufficiency. J Pathol. 2017 06; 242(2):246-259. 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. PMID: 28295343; PMCID: PMC5444952.
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    31. 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. Thamotharan S, Chu A, Kempf K, Janzen C, Grogan T, Elashoff DA, Devaskar SU. PMID: 28463968; PMCID: PMC5413012.
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    32. 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. Chu A, Thamotharan S, Ganguly A, Wadehra M, Pellegrini M, Devaskar SU. PMID: 27865347; PMCID: PMC5119922.
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    33. Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Hungry for an Answer. Physiology (Bethesda). 2016 Mar; 31(2):131-46. Devaskar SU, Chu A. PMID: 26889018; PMCID: PMC4895444.
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    34. The Perinatal Origins of Cardiovascular Disease. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Nov; 44(11):e254-9. Chu A, De Beritto T. PMID: 26587817.
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    35. Hypotension following patent ductus arteriosus ligation: the role of adrenal hormones. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 164(6):1449-55.e1. 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. PMID: 24636853; PMCID: PMC4035426.
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    36. 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. Andrews B, Lagatta J, Chu A, Plesha-Troyke S, Schreiber M, Lantos J, Meadow W. PMID: 22277021; PMCID: PMC4528368.
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