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Person Details: Cristian Coarfa

Superfund Research Program

Cristian Coarfa

Baylor College of Medicine
BCM-Cullen Building
Room: BCMC-450A
Mail Stop: BCM130
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-798-7938




  • Anvari S, Watkin L, Rajapakshe K, Hassan O, Schuster K, Coarfa C, Davis CM. 2021. Memory and naive gamma delta regulatory T-cell gene expression in the first 24-weeks of peanut oral immunotherapy. Clin Immunol 230:108820. doi:10.1016/j.clim.2021.108820 PMID:34365017
  • Coarfa C, Grimm SL, Rajapakshe K, Perera D, Lu H, Wang X, Christensen KR, Mo Q, Edwards D, Huang S. 2021. Reverse-phase protein array: technology, application, data processing, and integration. J Biomol Tech doi:10.7171/jbt.2021-3202-001 PMID:33584151 PMCID:PMC7861052 (ahead of print)
  • Mao H, Li L, Fan Q, Angelini A, Saha PK, Coarfa C, Rajapakshe K, Perera D, Cheng J, Wu H, Ballantyne CM, Sun Z, Pi X, Xie L. 2021. Endothelium-specific depletion of LRP1 improves glucose homeostasis through inducing osteocalcin. Nat Commun 12:doi:10.1038/s41467-021-25673-6 PMID:34489478 PMCID:PMC8421392


  • Coarfa C, Grimm SL, Katz T, Zhang Y, Jangid RK, Walker C, Moorthy B, Lingappan K. 2020. Epigenetic response to hyperoxia in the neonatal lung is sexually dimorphic. Redox Biol 37:101718. doi:10.1016/j.redox.2020.101718 PMID:32961439 PMCID:PMC7509469
  • Gu G, Tian L, Herzog SK, Rechoum Y, Gelsomino L, Gao M, Du L, Kim J, Dustin D, Lo H, Beyer AR, Edwards DG, Gonzalez T, Tsimelzon A, Huang HJ, Fernandez NM, Grimm SL, Hilsenbeck SG, Liu D, Xu J, Alaniz A, Li S, Mills GB, Janku F, Kittler R, Zhang XH, Coarfa C, Foulds CE, Symmans W, Ando S, Fuqua SA. 2020. Hormonal modulation of ESR1 mutant metastasis. Oncogene doi:10.1038/s41388-020-01563-x PMID:33323970 (ahead of print)
  • Preidis GA, Soni KG, Suh J, Halder T, Kim K, Choi J, Li F, Devaraj S, Connor ME, Coarfa C, Jung SY, Moore DD. 2020. Coagulopathy in Malnourished Mice is Sexually Dimorphic and Regulated by Nutrient-sensing Nuclear Receptors. Hepatol Commun 4:1835-1850. doi:10.1002/hep4.1622 PMID:33305154 PMCID:PMC7706303


  • Suter MA, Aagaard KM, Coarfa C, Robertson M, Zhou GD, Jackson BP, Thompson D, Putluri V, Putluri N, Hagan J, Wang L, Jiang W, Lingappan K, Moorthy B. 2019. Association between elevated placental polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and PAH-DNA adducts from Superfund sites in Harris County, and increased risk of preterm birth (PTB). Biochem Biophys Res Commun 516(2):344-349. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2019.06.049 PMID:31208719 PMCID:PMC6637943
  • Xia J, Chiu L, Nehring R, Bravo Nunez M, Mei Q, Perez M, Zhai Y, Fitzgerald D, Pribis J, Wang Y, Hu C, Powell R, LaBonte S, Jalali A, Matadamas Guzman M, Lentzsch A, Szafran AT, Joshi M, Richters M, Gibson J, Frisch R, Hastings P, Bates D, Queitsch C, Hilsenbeck SG, Coarfa C, Hu JC, Siegele DA, Scott KL, Liang H, Mancini MA, Herman C, Miller KM, Rosenberg SM. 2019. Bacteria-to-human protein networks reveal origins of endogenous DNA damage. Cell 176(1-2):127-143. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2018.12.008 PMID:30633903 PMCID:PMC6344048
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