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    John C. Wood, MD, PhD

    TitleProfessor of Pediatrics and Radiology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentPediatrics
    AddressCHL Mail Stop 34
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
    Phone+1 323 361 2535
    Emailjwood@usc.edu
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      Dr. John Wood graduated in from UC. Davis (Electrical Engineering) in 1984 and received his MD/PhD (Bioengineering) from the University of Michigan in 1994. He performed his residency and fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Yale and joined Children’s Hospital Los Angeles/USC Keck School of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Wood is the director of cardiovascular MRI and specializes in the MRI assessment of congenital heart disease as well as noninvasive assessment of iron burden by MRI.

      Dr. Wood has been studying the cardiovascular consequences of hemoglobinopathies for almost a decade. He is one of the pioneer’s of MRI-based cardiac and liver iron measurements but is also studying oral chelation strategies in animals and humans. He was the principle investigator for the NIH-sponsored Early Detection of Iron Cardiomyopathy Trial whose goal is to identify earlier markers of cardiac dysfunction. Dr. Wood also has funded projects examining pancreatic and pituitary iron burden by MRI and their functional correlates. Recently, Dr. Wood received a ARRA Challenge grant to study the role of iron overload and other factors in sickle cell vasculopathy and is exploring the links between abnormal red cell mechanics and vascular dynamics in the hemoglobinopathies.


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      1982Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)
      1986Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
      1993Alpha Omega Alpha
      1994Alfred F. Towsley Award for Pediatrics
      2001RSNA Scholar

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      1. Borzage M, Heidari K, Chavez T, Seri I, Wood J, Blüml S. Measuring Stroke Volume: Impedance Cardiography vs Phase-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Am J Crit Care. 2017 Sep; 26(5):408-415. PMID: 28864438.
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      2. Coloigner J, Phlypo R, Coates TD, Lepore N, Wood J. Graph Lasso-based test for evaluating functional brain connectivity in sickle cell disease. Brain Connect. 2017 Jul 26. PMID: 28747064.
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      3. Khaleel M, Puliyel M, Shah P, Sunwoo J, Kato RM, Chalacheva P, Thuptimdang W, Detterich J, Wood J, Tsao J, Zeltzer L, Sposto R, Khoo MCK, Coates TD. Individuals with sickle cell disease have a significantly greater vasoconstriction response to thermal pain than controls and have significant vasoconstriction in response to anticipation of pain. Am J Hematol. 2017 Jul 13. PMID: 28707371.
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      4. Doyle EK, Toy K, Valdez B, Chia JM, Coates T, Wood J. Ultra-short echo time images quantify high liver iron. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jun 22. PMID: 28643355.
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      5. Chalacheva P, Khaleel M, Sunwoo J, Shah P, Detterich JA, Kato RM, Thuptimdang W, Meiselman HJ, Sposto R, Tsao J, Wood J, Zeltzer L, Coates TD, Khoo MCK. Biophysical markers of the peripheral vasoconstriction response to pain in sickle cell disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0178353. PMID: 28542469.
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      6. Choi S, Bush AM, Borzage MT, Joshi AA, Mack WJ, Coates TD, Leahy RM, Wood J. Hemoglobin and mean platelet volume predicts diffuse T1-MRI white matter volume decrease in sickle cell disease patients. Neuroimage Clin. 2017; 15:239-246. PMID: 28540180.
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      7. Coates TD, Wood J. How we manage iron overload in sickle cell patients. Br J Haematol. 2017 Jun; 177(5):703-716. PMID: 28295188.
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      8. Pepe A, Meloni A, Rossi G, Midiri M, Missere M, Valeri G, Sorrentino F, D'Ascola DG, Spasiano A, Filosa A, Cuccia L, Dello Iacono N, Forni G, Caruso V, Maggio A, Pitrolo L, Peluso A, De Marchi D, Positano V, Wood J. Prediction of cardiac complications for thalassemia major in the widespread cardiac magnetic resonance era: a prospective multicentre study by a multi-parametric approach. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28200076.
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      9. Kali A, Cokic I, Tang R, Dohnalkova A, Kovarik L, Yang HJ, Kumar A, Prato FS, Wood J, Underhill D, Marbán E, Dharmakumar R. Persistent Microvascular Obstruction After Myocardial Infarction Culminates in the Confluence of Ferric Iron Oxide Crystals, Proinflammatory Burden, and Adverse Remodeling. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Nov; 9(11). PMID: 27903536.
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      10. Wood J. The heart in sickle cell disease, a model for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 30; 113(35):9670-2. PMID: 27512036; PMCID: PMC5024582 [Available on 02/28/17].
      11. Bush A, Borzage M, Detterich J, Kato RM, Meiselman HJ, Coates T, Wood J. Empirical model of human blood transverse relaxation at 3?T improves MRI T2 oximetry. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jun; 77(6):2364-2371. PMID: 27385283.
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      12. Bush AM, Borzage MT, Choi S, Václavu L, Tamrazi B, Nederveen AJ, Coates TD, Wood J. Determinants of resting cerebral blood flow in sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2016 Sep; 91(9):912-7. PMID: 27263497; PMCID: PMC4987198 [Available on 09/01/17].
      13. Bacigalupo L, Paparo F, Zefiro D, Viberti CM, Cevasco L, Gianesin B, Pinto VM, Rollandi GA, Wood J, Forni GL. Comparison between different software programs and post-processing techniques for the MRI quantification of liver iron concentration in thalassemia patients. Radiol Med. 2016 Oct; 121(10):751-62. PMID: 27334009.
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      14. Coates TD, Carson S, Wood J, Berdoukas V. Management of iron overload in hemoglobinopathies: what is the appropriate target iron level? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Mar; 1368(1):95-106. PMID: 27186942.
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      15. Cheng AL, Takao CM, Wenby RB, Meiselman HJ, Wood J, Detterich JA. Elevated Low-Shear Blood Viscosity is Associated with Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow in Children with Univentricular Heart Defects. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4):789-801. PMID: 26888364.
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      16. Borzage MT, Bush AM, Choi S, Nederveen AJ, Václavu L, Coates TD, Wood J. Predictors of cerebral blood flow in patients with and without anemia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Apr 15; 120(8):976-81. PMID: 26796758; PMCID: PMC4835904 [Available on 04/15/17].
      17. Wood J, Cohen AR, Pressel SL, Aygun B, Imran H, Luchtman-Jones L, Thompson AA, Fuh B, Schultz WH, Davis BR, Ware RE. Organ iron accumulation in chronically transfused children with sickle cell anaemia: baseline results from the TWiTCH trial. Br J Haematol. 2016 Jan; 172(1):122-30. PMID: 26523836; PMCID: PMC4715688 [Available on 01/01/17].
      18. Wood J, Pressel S, Rogers ZR, Odame I, Kwiatkowski JL, Lee MT, Owen WC, Cohen AR, St Pierre T, Heeney MM, Schultz WH, Davis BR, Ware RE. Liver iron concentration measurements by MRI in chronically transfused children with sickle cell anemia: baseline results from the TWiTCH trial. Am J Hematol. 2015 Sep; 90(9):806-10. PMID: 26087998; PMCID: PMC4546569.
      19. Chalacheva P, Kato RM, Sangkatumvong S, Detterich J, Bush A, Wood J, Meiselman H, Coates TD, Khoo MC. Autonomic responses to cold face stimulation in sickle cell disease: a time-varying model analysis. Physiol Rep. 2015 Jul 14; 3(7). PMID: 26177958; PMCID: PMC4552538.
      20. Detterich JA, Kato RM, Rabai M, Meiselman HJ, Coates TD, Wood J. Chronic transfusion therapy improves but does not normalize systemic and pulmonary vasculopathy in sickle cell disease. Blood. 2015 Aug 06; 126(6):703-10. PMID: 26036801; PMCID: PMC4528063.
      21. Wood J. Estimating tissue iron burden: current status and future prospects. Br J Haematol. 2015 Jul; 170(1):15-28. PMID: 25765344; PMCID: PMC4484399.
      22. Meloni A, Tyszka JM, Pepe A, Wood J. Effect of inversion recovery fat suppression on hepatic R2* quantitation in transfusional siderosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Mar; 204(3):625-9. PMID: 25714295; PMCID: PMC4951158.
      23. Wood J, Zhang P, Rienhoff H, Abi-Saab W, Neufeld EJ. Liver MRI is more precise than liver biopsy for assessing total body iron balance: a comparison of MRI relaxometry with simulated liver biopsy results. Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jul; 33(6):761-7. PMID: 25708262.
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      24. Huang KE, Mittelman SD, Coates TD, Geffner ME, Wood J. A significant proportion of thalassemia major patients have adrenal insufficiency detectable on provocative testing. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jan; 37(1):54-9. PMID: 24942024; PMCID: PMC4393555.
      25. Meloni A, Detterich J, Pepe A, Harmatz P, Coates TD, Wood J. Pulmonary hypertension in well-transfused thalassemia major patients. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2015 Feb; 54(2):189-94. PMID: 25488617; PMCID: PMC4297514.
      26. Wood J. Guidelines for quantifying iron overload. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2014 Dec 05; 2014(1):210-5. PMID: 25696857.
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      27. Ghugre NR, Doyle EK, Storey P, Wood J. Relaxivity-iron calibration in hepatic iron overload: Predictions of a Monte Carlo model. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Sep; 74(3):879-83. PMID: 25242237; PMCID: PMC4951155.
      28. Brewer CJ, Wood RI, Wood J. mRNA regulation of cardiac iron transporters and ferritin subunits in a mouse model of iron overload. Exp Hematol. 2014 Dec; 42(12):1059-67. PMID: 25220979; PMCID: PMC4266478.
      29. Porter JB, Walter PB, Neumayr LD, Evans P, Bansal S, Garbowski M, Weyhmiller MG, Harmatz PR, Wood J, Miller JL, Byrnes C, Weiss G, Seifert M, Grosse R, Grabowski D, Schmidt A, Fischer R, Nielsen P, Niemeyer C, Vichinsky E. Mechanisms of plasma non-transferrin bound iron generation: insights from comparing transfused diamond blackfan anaemia with sickle cell and thalassaemia patients. Br J Haematol. 2014 Dec; 167(5):692-6. PMID: 25209728; PMCID: PMC4577015.
      30. Carpenter JP, He T, Kirk P, Roughton M, Anderson LJ, de Noronha SV, Baksi AJ, Sheppard MN, Porter JB, Walker JM, Wood J, Forni G, Catani G, Matta G, Fucharoen S, Fleming A, House M, Black G, Firmin DN, St Pierre TG, Pennell DJ. Calibration of myocardial T2 and T1 against iron concentration. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2014 Aug 12; 16:62. PMID: 25158620; PMCID: PMC4145261.
      31. Wood J. Use of magnetic resonance imaging to monitor iron overload. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2014 Aug; 28(4):747-64, vii. PMID: 25064711; PMCID: PMC4115249.
      32. Ruccione KS, Wood J, Sposto R, Malvar J, Chen C, Freyer DR. Characterization of transfusion-derived iron deposition in childhood cancer survivors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Sep; 23(9):1913-9. PMID: 24962841.
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      33. Brewer C, Tyszka JM, Stadler CK, Garner M, Baer J, Wood J. Dose titration of deferasirox iron chelation therapy by magnetic resonance imaging for chronic iron storage disease in three adult red bald-headed uakari (Cacajao calvus rubicundus). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2014 Jun; 45(2):339-49. PMID: 25000696.
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      34. Meloni A, Puliyel M, Pepe A, Berdoukas V, Coates TD, Wood J. Cardiac iron overload in sickle-cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2014 Jul; 89(7):678-83. PMID: 24664847.
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      35. Wood J, Zhang P, Rienhoff H, Abi-Saab W, Neufeld E. R2 and R2* are equally effective in evaluating chronic response to iron chelation. Am J Hematol. 2014 May; 89(5):505-8. PMID: 24452753.
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      36. Rabai M, Detterich JA, Wenby RB, Hernandez TM, Toth K, Meiselman HJ, Wood J. Deformability analysis of sickle blood using ektacytometry. Biorheology. 2014; 51(2-3):159-70. PMID: 24898336; PMCID: PMC4469365.
      37. Meloni A, Zymeski H, Pepe A, Lombardi M, Wood J. Robust estimation of pulse wave transit time using group delay. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Mar; 39(3):550-8. PMID: 24123545; PMCID: PMC3944796.
      38. Meloni A, Rienhoff HY, Jones A, Pepe A, Lombardi M, Wood J. Cardiac R2* values are independent of the image analysis approach employed. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Aug; 72(2):485-91. PMID: 24123261; PMCID: PMC4293021.
      39. Brewer C, Otto-Duessel M, Wood RI, Wood J. Sex differences and steroid modulation of cardiac iron in a mouse model of iron overload. Transl Res. 2014 Feb; 163(2):151-9. PMID: 24018182; PMCID: PMC3946637.
      40. Berdoukas V, Nord A, Carson S, Puliyel M, Hofstra T, Wood J, Coates TD. Tissue iron evaluation in chronically transfused children shows significant levels of iron loading at a very young age. Am J Hematol. 2013 Nov; 88(11):E283-5. PMID: 23861216.
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      41. Meloni A, Zmyewski H, Rienhoff HY, Jones A, Pepe A, Lombardi M, Wood J. Fast approximation to pixelwise relaxivity maps: validation in iron overloaded subjects. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Sep; 31(7):1074-80. PMID: 23773621; PMCID: PMC3731074.
      42. Meloni A, Rienhoff HY, Jones A, Pepe A, Lombardi M, Wood J. The use of appropriate calibration curves corrects for systematic differences in liver R2* values measured using different software packages. Br J Haematol. 2013 Jun; 161(6):888-91. PMID: 23496418; PMCID: PMC3672338.
      43. Meloni A, Detterich J, Berdoukas V, Pepe A, Lombardi M, Coates TD, Wood J. Comparison of biventricular dimensions and function between pediatric sickle-cell disease and thalassemia major patients without cardiac iron. Am J Hematol. 2013 Mar; 88(3):213-8. PMID: 23386313.
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      44. Sohn EY, Kato R, Noetzli LJ, Gera A, Coates T, Harmatz P, Keens TG, Wood J. Exercise performance in thalassemia major: correlation with cardiac iron burden. Am J Hematol. 2013 Mar; 88(3):193-7. PMID: 23339082.
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      45. Detterich JA, Sangkatumvong S, Kato R, Dongelyan A, Bush A, Khoo M, Meiselman HJ, Coates TD, Wood J. Patients with sickle cell anemia on simple chronic transfusion protocol show sex differences for hemodynamic and hematologic responses to transfusion. Transfusion. 2013 May; 53(5):1059-68. PMID: 23176402; PMCID: PMC3957479.
      46. Detterich J, Alexy T, Rabai M, Wenby R, Dongelyan A, Coates T, Wood J, Meiselman H. Low-shear red blood cell oxygen transport effectiveness is adversely affected by transfusion and further worsened by deoxygenation in sickle cell disease patients on chronic transfusion therapy. Transfusion. 2013 Feb; 53(2):297-305. PMID: 22882132; PMCID: PMC3510323.
      47. Brewer C, Otto-Duessel M, Lykkesfeldt J, Nick H, Wood J. Ascorbate status modulates reticuloendothelial iron stores and response to deferasirox iron chelation in ascorbate-deficient rats. Exp Hematol. 2012 Oct; 40(10):820-7. PMID: 22713799.
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      48. Musallam KM, Cappellini MD, Wood J, Taher AT. Iron overload in non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia: a clinical perspective. Blood Rev. 2012 Apr; 26 Suppl 1:S16-9. PMID: 22631036.
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      49. Friedman D, Szmuszkovicz J, Rabai M, Detterich JA, Menteer J, Wood J. Systemic endothelial dysfunction in children with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension correlates with disease severity. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jun; 31(6):642-7. PMID: 22440720; PMCID: PMC3358491.
      50. Saiviroonporn P, Viprakasit V, Maneesai A, Siritanaratkul N, Pongtanakul B, Wood J, Krittayaphong R. Inter-site validations of the Pixel-Wise method for cardiac T2* analysis in transfusion-dependent Thai thalassemia patients. J Med Assoc Thai. 2012 Feb; 95 Suppl 2:S165-72. PMID: 22574546.
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      51. Neufeld EJ, Galanello R, Viprakasit V, Aydinok Y, Piga A, Harmatz P, Forni GL, Shah FT, Grace RF, Porter JB, Wood J, Peppe J, Jones A, Rienhoff HY. A phase 2 study of the safety, tolerability, and pharmacodynamics of FBS0701, a novel oral iron chelator, in transfusional iron overload. Blood. 2012 Apr 05; 119(14):3263-8. PMID: 22251482; PMCID: PMC3321852.
      52. Saiviroonporn P, Viprakasit V, Sanpakit K, Wood J, Krittayaphong R. Intersite validations of the pixel-wise method for liver R2* analysis in transfusion-dependent thalassemia patients: a more accessible and affordable diagnostic technology. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2012; 5(2):91-5. PMID: 22828372.
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      53. Noetzli LJ, Panigrahy A, Mittelman SD, Hyderi A, Dongelyan A, Coates TD, Wood J. Pituitary iron and volume predict hypogonadism in transfusional iron overload. Am J Hematol. 2012 Feb; 87(2):167-71. PMID: 22213195.
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      54. Noetzli LJ, Mittelman SD, Watanabe RM, Coates TD, Wood J. Pancreatic iron and glucose dysregulation in thalassemia major. Am J Hematol. 2012 Feb; 87(2):155-60. PMID: 22120775.
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      55. Detterich J, Noetzli L, Dorey F, Bar-Cohen Y, Harmatz P, Coates T, Wood J. Electrocardiographic consequences of cardiac iron overload in thalassemia major. Am J Hematol. 2012 Feb; 87(2):139-44. PMID: 22052662; PMCID: PMC3306475.
      56. Sangkatumvong S, Khoo MC, Kato R, Detterich JA, Bush A, Keens TG, Meiselman HJ, Wood J, Coates TD. Peripheral vasoconstriction and abnormal parasympathetic response to sighs and transient hypoxia in sickle cell disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Aug 15; 184(4):474-81. PMID: 21616995; PMCID: PMC3175540.
      57. Sohn EY, Noetzli LJ, Gera A, Kato R, Coates TD, Harmatz P, Keens TG, Wood J. Pulmonary function in thalassaemia major and its correlation with body iron stores. Br J Haematol. 2011 Oct; 155(1):102-5. PMID: 21810090; PMCID: PMC3169737.
      58. Musallam KM, Cappellini MD, Wood J, Motta I, Graziadei G, Tamim H, Taher AT. Elevated liver iron concentration is a marker of increased morbidity in patients with ß thalassemia intermedia. Haematologica. 2011 Nov; 96(11):1605-12. PMID: 21791471; PMCID: PMC3208677.
      59. Assis RA, Kay FU, Rosemberg LA, Parma AH, Nomura CH, Loggetto SR, Araujo Ada S, Fabron Junior A, Veríssimo MP, Baldanzi GR, Steagal MA, Velloso CA, Espósito BP, Nakashima SS, Diniz Mda S, Tricta F, Baroni RH, Funari MB, Wood J. Iron overload in Brazilian thalassemic patients. Einstein (Sao Paulo). 2011 Jun; 9(2):165-72. PMID: 26760810.
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      60. Saiviroonporn P, Viprakasit V, Boonyasirinant T, Khuhapinant A, Wood J, Krittayaphong R. Comparison of the region-based and pixel-wise methods for cardiac T2* analysis in 50 transfusion-dependent Thai thalassemia patients. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2011 May-Jun; 35(3):375-81. PMID: 21586934.
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      61. Wood J, Mo A, Gera A, Koh M, Coates T, Gilsanz V. Quantitative computed tomography assessment of transfusional iron overload. Br J Haematol. 2011 Jun; 153(6):780-5. PMID: 21517807.
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      62. de Assis RA, Ribeiro AA, Kay FU, Rosemberg LA, Nomura CH, Loggetto SR, Araujo AS, Fabron Junior A, de Almeida Veríssimo MP, Baldanzi GR, Espósito BP, Baroni RH, Wood J, Hamerschlak N. Pancreatic iron stores assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in beta thalassemic patients. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Jul; 81(7):1465-70. PMID: 21501938.
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      63. Carpenter JP, He T, Kirk P, Roughton M, Anderson LJ, de Noronha SV, Sheppard MN, Porter JB, Walker JM, Wood J, Galanello R, Forni G, Catani G, Matta G, Fucharoen S, Fleming A, House MJ, Black G, Firmin DN, St Pierre TG, Pennell DJ. On T2* magnetic resonance and cardiac iron. Circulation. 2011 Apr 12; 123(14):1519-28. PMID: 21444881; PMCID: PMC3435874.
      64. Wood J, Glynos T, Thompson A, Giardina P, Harmatz P, Kang BP, Paley C, Coates TD. Relationship between labile plasma iron, liver iron concentration and cardiac response in a deferasirox monotherapy trial. Haematologica. 2011 Jul; 96(7):1055-8. PMID: 21393329; PMCID: PMC3128226.
      65. Berdoukas V, Farmaki K, Wood J, Coates T. Iron chelation in thalassemia: time to reconsider our comfort zones. Expert Rev Hematol. 2011 Feb; 4(1):17-26. PMID: 21322775.
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      66. Wood J. Impact of iron assessment by MRI. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2011; 2011:443-50. PMID: 22160072.
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      67. Noetzli LJ, Carson S, Coates TD, Wood J. Revisiting the relationship between vitamin D deficiency, cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassemia major. Eur J Haematol. 2011 Feb; 86(2):176-7. PMID: 20942841.
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      68. Otto-Duessel M, Brewer C, Wood J. Interdependence of cardiac iron and calcium in a murine model of iron overload. Transl Res. 2011 Feb; 157(2):92-9. PMID: 21256461; PMCID: PMC3073567.
      69. Noetzli LJ, Coates TD, Wood J. Pancreatic iron loading in chronically transfused sickle cell disease is lower than in thalassaemia major. Br J Haematol. 2011 Jan; 152(2):229-33. PMID: 21118197.
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      70. Ghugre NR, Wood J. Relaxivity-iron calibration in hepatic iron overload: probing underlying biophysical mechanisms using a Monte Carlo model. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Mar; 65(3):837-47. PMID: 21337413; PMCID: PMC3065944.
      71. Sukerkar PA, Rezvi UG, Macrenaris KW, Patel PC, Wood J, Meade TJ. Polystyrene microsphere-ferritin conjugates: a robust phantom for correlation of relaxivity and size distribution. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Feb; 65(2):522-30. PMID: 21264938; PMCID: PMC4145675.
      72. Wood J, Glynos T, Thompson A, Giardina P, Harmatz P, Kang BP, Paley C, Coates TD. Follow-up report on the 2-year cardiac data from a deferasirox monotherapy trial. Am J Hematol. 2010 Oct; 85(10):818-9. PMID: 20799360.
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      73. Wood J, Noetzl L, Hyderi A, Joukar M, Coates T, Mittelman S. Predicting pituitary iron and endocrine dysfunction. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Aug; 1202:123-8. PMID: 20712782.
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      74. Wood J, Noetzli L. Cardiovascular MRI in thalassemia major. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Aug; 1202:173-9. PMID: 20712790.
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      75. Wood J, Kang BP, Thompson A, Giardina P, Harmatz P, Glynos T, Paley C, Coates TD. The effect of deferasirox on cardiac iron in thalassemia major: impact of total body iron stores. Blood. 2010 Jul 29; 116(4):537-43. PMID: 20421452.
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      76. Inati A, Musallam KM, Wood J, Taher AT. Iron overload indices rise linearly with transfusion rate in patients with sickle cell disease. Blood. 2010 Apr 08; 115(14):2980-1; author reply 2981-2. PMID: 20378761.
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      77. Taher AT, Musallam KM, Wood J, Cappellini MD. Magnetic resonance evaluation of hepatic and myocardial iron deposition in transfusion-independent thalassemia intermedia compared to regularly transfused thalassemia major patients. Am J Hematol. 2010 Apr; 85(4):288-90. PMID: 20143405.
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      78. Berdoukas V, Carson S, Nord A, Dongelyan A, Gavin S, Hofstra TC, Wood J, Coates T. Combining two orally active iron chelators for thalassemia. Ann Hematol. 2010 Nov; 89(11):1177-8. PMID: 20217085.
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      79. Sangkatumvong S, Coates TD, Wood J, Meiselman HJ, Kato R, Detterich JA, Bush A, Khoo MC. Time-varying analysis of autonomic control in response to spontaneous sighs in sickle cell anemia. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010; 2010:1626-9. PMID: 21096136.
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      80. Roghi A, Cappellini MD, Wood J, Musallam KM, Patrizia P, Fasulo MR, Cesaretti C, Taher AT. Absence of cardiac siderosis despite hepatic iron overload in Italian patients with thalassemia intermedia: an MRI T2* study. Ann Hematol. 2010 Jun; 89(6):585-9. PMID: 20016898.
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      81. Wood J. History and current impact of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on the management of iron overload. Circulation. 2009 Nov 17; 120(20):1937-9. PMID: 19884464; PMCID: PMC2884388.
      82. Inati A, Musallam KM, Wood J, Sheikh-Taha M, Daou L, Taher AT. Absence of cardiac siderosis by MRI T2* despite transfusion burden, hepatic and serum iron overload in Lebanese patients with sickle cell disease. Eur J Haematol. 2009 Dec 01; 83(6):565-71. PMID: 19737308.
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      83. Noetzli LJ, Papudesi J, Coates TD, Wood J. Pancreatic iron loading predicts cardiac iron loading in thalassemia major. Blood. 2009 Nov 05; 114(19):4021-6. PMID: 19726718; PMCID: PMC2774543.
      84. Ghugre NR, Gonzalez-Gomez I, Butensky E, Noetzli L, Fischer R, Williams R, Harmatz P, Coates TD, Wood J. Patterns of hepatic iron distribution in patients with chronically transfused thalassemia and sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2009 Aug; 84(8):480-3. PMID: 19536851; PMCID: PMC2884400.
      85. Claster S, Wood J, Noetzli L, Carson SM, Hofstra TC, Khanna R, Coates TD. Nutritional deficiencies in iron overloaded patients with hemoglobinopathies. Am J Hematol. 2009 Jun; 84(6):344-8. PMID: 19415722; PMCID: PMC2887656.
      86. Brewer CJ, Coates TD, Wood J. Spleen R2 and R2* in iron-overloaded patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia major. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Feb; 29(2):357-64. PMID: 19161188; PMCID: PMC2906451.
      87. Wood J. Cardiac complications in thalassemia major. Hemoglobin. 2009; 33 Suppl 1:S81-6. PMID: 20001637; PMCID: PMC2906452.
      88. Hastings LA, Wood J, Harris B, Von Busse S, Drachenberg A, Dorey F, Bushman GA. Cardiac medications are not associated with clinically important preoperative electrolyte disturbances in children presenting for cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2008 Dec; 107(6):1840-7. PMID: 19020128.
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      89. Wood J. Cardiac iron across different transfusion-dependent diseases. Blood Rev. 2008 Dec; 22 Suppl 2:S14-21. PMID: 19059052; PMCID: PMC2896332.
      90. Otto-Duessel M, Brewer C, Gonzalez I, Nick H, Wood J. Safety and efficacy of combined chelation therapy with deferasirox and deferoxamine in a gerbil model of iron overload. Acta Haematol. 2008; 120(2):123-8. PMID: 19018129; PMCID: PMC2884393.
      91. Schein A, Enriquez C, Coates TD, Wood J. Magnetic resonance detection of kidney iron deposition in sickle cell disease: a marker of chronic hemolysis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Sep; 28(3):698-704. PMID: 18777554; PMCID: PMC2597353.
      92. Noetzli LJ, Carson SM, Nord AS, Coates TD, Wood J. Longitudinal analysis of heart and liver iron in thalassemia major. Blood. 2008 Oct 01; 112(7):2973-8. PMID: 18650452; PMCID: PMC2556627.
      93. Wood J, Aguilar M, Otto-Duessel M, Nick H, Nelson MD, Moats R. Influence of iron chelation on R1 and R2 calibration curves in gerbil liver and heart. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Jul; 60(1):82-9. PMID: 18581418; PMCID: PMC2525452.
      94. Wood J, Origa R, Agus A, Matta G, Coates TD, Galanello R. Onset of cardiac iron loading in pediatric patients with thalassemia major. Haematologica. 2008 Jun; 93(6):917-20. PMID: 18413890; PMCID: PMC2892933.
      95. Wood J, Claster S, Carson S, Menteer JD, Hofstra T, Khanna R, Coates T. Vitamin D deficiency, cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassaemia major. Br J Haematol. 2008 Jun; 141(6):891-4. PMID: 18371108; PMCID: PMC2892922.
      96. Gonzalez J, Wood J, Dorey FJ, Wren TA, Gilsanz V. Reproducibility of carotid intima-media thickness measurements in young adults. Radiology. 2008 May; 247(2):465-71. PMID: 18349312.
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      97. Li W, Coates T, Wood J. Atrial dysfunction as a marker of iron cardiotoxicity in thalassemia major. Haematologica. 2008 Feb; 93(2):311-2. PMID: 18245658; PMCID: PMC2887655.
      98. Wood J, Ghugre N. Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of excess iron in thalassemia, sickle cell disease and other iron overload diseases. Hemoglobin. 2008; 32(1-2):85-96. PMID: 18274986; PMCID: PMC2884397.
      99. Wood J. Diagnosis and management of transfusion iron overload: the role of imaging. Am J Hematol. 2007 Dec; 82(12 Suppl):1132-5. PMID: 17963249; PMCID: PMC2892928.
      100. Otto-Duessel M, Aguilar M, Moats R, Wood J. Antioxidant-mediated effects in a gerbil model of iron overload. Acta Haematol. 2007; 118(4):193-9. PMID: 17940334; PMCID: PMC2892915.
      101. Otto-Duessel M, Aguilar M, Nick H, Moats R, Wood J. Comparison of twice-daily vs once-daily deferasirox dosing in a gerbil model of iron cardiomyopathy. Exp Hematol. 2007 Jul; 35(7):1069-73. PMID: 17588475; PMCID: PMC2892931.
      102. Wood J. Magnetic resonance imaging measurement of iron overload. Curr Opin Hematol. 2007 May; 14(3):183-90. PMID: 17414205; PMCID: PMC2892972.
      103. Storey P, Thompson AA, Carqueville CL, Wood J, de Freitas RA, Rigsby CK. R2* imaging of transfusional iron burden at 3T and comparison with 1.5T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Mar; 25(3):540-7. PMID: 17326089; PMCID: PMC2884049.
      104. Martin M, Hiltner TD, Wood J, Fraser SE, Jacobs RE, Readhead C. Myelin deficiencies visualized in vivo: visually evoked potentials and T2-weighted magnetic resonance images of shiverer mutant and wild-type mice. J Neurosci Res. 2006 Dec; 84(8):1716-26. PMID: 17044038.
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      105. Wood J, Otto-Duessel M, Gonzalez I, Aguilar MI, Shimada H, Nick H, Nelson M, Moats R. Deferasirox and deferiprone remove cardiac iron in the iron-overloaded gerbil. Transl Res. 2006 Nov; 148(5):272-80. PMID: 17145573; PMCID: PMC2896322.
      106. Ghugre NR, Enriquez CM, Gonzalez I, Nelson MD, Coates TD, Wood J. MRI detects myocardial iron in the human heart. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Sep; 56(3):681-6. PMID: 16888797; PMCID: PMC2887674.
      107. Wood J. Anatomical assessment of congenital heart disease. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2006; 8(4):595-606. PMID: 16869312.
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      108. Ghugre NR, Enriquez CM, Coates TD, Nelson MD, Wood J. Improved R2* measurements in myocardial iron overload. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Jan; 23(1):9-16. PMID: 16329085; PMCID: PMC2892961.
      109. Ghugre NR, Coates TD, Nelson MD, Wood J. Mechanisms of tissue-iron relaxivity: nuclear magnetic resonance studies of human liver biopsy specimens. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Nov; 54(5):1185-93. PMID: 16215963; PMCID: PMC2892963.
      110. Wood J, Otto-Duessel M, Aguilar M, Nick H, Nelson MD, Coates TD, Pollack H, Moats R. Cardiac iron determines cardiac T2*, T2, and T1 in the gerbil model of iron cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2005 Jul 26; 112(4):535-43. PMID: 16027257; PMCID: PMC2896311.
      111. Wood J, Enriquez C, Ghugre N, Tyzka JM, Carson S, Nelson MD, Coates TD. MRI R2 and R2* mapping accurately estimates hepatic iron concentration in transfusion-dependent thalassemia and sickle cell disease patients. Blood. 2005 Aug 15; 106(4):1460-5. PMID: 15860670; PMCID: PMC1895207.
      112. Wood J, Enriquez C, Ghugre N, Otto-Duessel M, Aguilar M, Nelson MD, Moats R, Coates TD. Physiology and pathophysiology of iron cardiomyopathy in thalassemia. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005; 1054:386-95. PMID: 16339687; PMCID: PMC2892916.
      113. Kung GC, Gao H, Wong PC, Sklansky MS, Uzunyan MY, Wood J. Total anomalous pulmonary venous return involving drainage above, below, and to the heart: a mixed bag. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2004 Oct; 17(10):1084-5. PMID: 15452477.
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      114. Blüml S, Friedlich P, Erberich S, Wood J, Seri I, Nelson MD. MR imaging of newborns by using an MR-compatible incubator with integrated radiofrequency coils: initial experience. Radiology. 2004 May; 231(2):594-601. PMID: 15128999.
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      115. Wells WJ, Hussain NS, Wood J. Stenting of the mainstem bronchus in children: a word of caution. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Apr; 77(4):1420-2. PMID: 15063278.
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      116. Wood J, Fassler JD, Meade T. Mimicking liver iron overload using liposomal ferritin preparations. Magn Reson Med. 2004 Mar; 51(3):607-11. PMID: 15004804; PMCID: PMC2892965.
      117. Wood J, Tyszka JM, Carson S, Nelson MD, Coates TD. Myocardial iron loading in transfusion-dependent thalassemia and sickle cell disease. Blood. 2004 Mar 01; 103(5):1934-6. PMID: 14630822.
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      118. Ghugre NR, Martin M, Scadeng M, Ruffins S, Hiltner T, Pautler R, Waters C, Readhead C, Jacobs R, Wood J. Superiority of 3D wavelet-packet denoising in MR microscopy. Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Oct; 21(8):913-21. PMID: 14599542.
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      119. Wood J. Characterization of interpolation effects in cine anatomic and phase-velocity images. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Aug; 18(2):266-71. PMID: 12884341.
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      120. Batra AS, Acherman RJ, Wong WY, Wood J, Chan LS, Ramicone E, Ebrahimi M, Wong PC. Cardiac abnormalities in children with sickle cell anemia. Am J Hematol. 2002 Aug; 70(4):306-12. PMID: 12210812.
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      121. Wells WJ, Arroyo H, Bremner RM, Wood J, Starnes VA. Homograft conduit failure in infants is not due to somatic outgrowth. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jul; 124(1):88-96. PMID: 12091813.
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      122. Wood J, Magera MJ, Rinaldo P, Seashore MR, Strauss AW, Friedman A. Diagnosis of very long chain acyl-dehydrogenase deficiency from an infant's newborn screening card. Pediatrics. 2001 Jul; 108(1):E19. PMID: 11433098.
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      123. Wood J, Maheshwari S, Hellenbrand WE. Pulmonary thrombosis, homocysteinemia, and reperfusion edema in an adolescent. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2000 May; 50(1):59-62. PMID: 10816282.
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      124. Wood J, Reyes-Mugica M, Kopf G. Vascular aneurysm producing divided right atrium in a patient with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum. Cardiol Young. 2000 May; 10(3):281-5. PMID: 10824914.
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