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St. Matthew's University Faculty Publications

Faculty members have in their collective careers published hundreds of papers spanning many years, including publications in highly prestigious journals such as Nature and Science. The following lists some publications of faculty for studies done at the School (often with international collaborators).

Anatomical Sciences

Mavrych V, Bolgova, O, et al., Finite-Element Analysis Of Different Shapes Of Lumbar Curvatures. e-Journal of AMMG, 2012, Vol.7, No.10

Mavrych, V., Bolgova, O., Rao, S., Clinical Cases and TBL in Developmental and Gross Anatomy Course. FASEB Journal, 2012;26:531.11

Mavrych V., Bolgova O., Age Changes of Spongy Bone Architectonic in the Lumber Vertebrae. Osteoporosis International V. 22, S.2 417-439

Mavrych, V.  and Bolgova, O. Stress distribution in 3D models of human spine with different lumbar curvature angle. FASEB Journal. 2011;25:867.8

Volodymyr Mavrych, Olena Bolgova, et al.Age and gender specific characteristics of spongy bone architectonic in lumbar vertebral bodies. The FASEB Journal. 2013. 27:518.1

Volodymyr Mavrych, Olena Bolgova, et al.Zinc Content in Lumbar Vertebrae Across Age Groups E-journal of Age Management Medicine. October, 2014

Mavrych V., Bolgova O. Vozniy V. (2010), “Determination of Enamel and Coronal Dentin Microhardiness of Upper Fist Premolars in Age Aspect”, e-Journal of AMMG Vol.5, No.8 e-Journal of AMMG

Mavrych V., Bolgova O. Vozniy V. (2010), “Determination of Enamel and Coronal Dentin Microhardiness of Upper Fist Premolars in Age Aspect”, e-Journal of AMMG Vol.5, No.8 e-Journal of AMMG

Mavrych V, Bolgova O. (2010) Age Changes of Composition of Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium and Potassium in the Lumbar Vertebrae. e-Journal of AMMG Vol.5, No.3

Mavrych V., Bolgova O. (2010), “Age-Related Changes Of Calcium, Manganese and Magnesium in Human Lumbar Spine in Relation to Bone Mechanical Properties”, e-Journal of AMMG 5 (9)

Mavrych V., Bolgova O., Eryomin A. (2010) Trabecular Architectonic Features in Different Zones of Human Lumbar Vertebrae. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 129-129

Mavrych, V. Bolgova, Kheyson, B. (2009) “Finite-element analysis of different shape of lumbar lordosis”, Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotic (submitted).

Mavrych, V., Ambekar, A., Bolgova, O., Nasher, O. (2010) “Epidemiology of bone fractures in the childhood population of Grand Cayman” (submitted)

Education Science

SK Biswas. A Basu. Evaluation of the effectiveness of Team based Learning in Pathology in a Caribbean medical school. American Journal of Clinical Pathologists(AJCP). Am J Clin Pathol 2014;142:A076

Biswas SK, Basu A. Hematology Essentials: eBook Kindle Edition, Amazon. November 18, 2014

Basu, A., Biswas, S K. Raam, J. Benefits of the students who grade pathology assignments of their near-peers. Journal of Federation for American Societies of Experimental Biology. (FASEB ) April 2016, 30:776.17 April 2016

Zhong Q, et al.Tools enhance learning of Medical Pharmacology. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal (FASEBJ), 31(1): 660.4

Zhong Q, et al. Tools enhance learning of Medical Pharmacology. Experimental Biology annual meeting 2017. PO 580 (2017).

Mavrych, V. and Bolgova O. 120 Most Important Anatomical Conceptions. iBooks. Oct 9, 2012. 419 Pages

Volodymyr Mavrych, Olena Bolgova. Neuroscience: 100 Most Important Conceptions. iBooks. Nov 20, 2016. 135 Pages.

A  Basu., S K Biswas. Use of Online Virtual Microscope to teach Pathology to Undergraduate Students in a Caribbean Medical School. Indian Journal of Applied Research. IJAR Volume - 7 | Issue - 6 | June - 2017 | ISSN - 2249-555X | IF : 4.894 | IC Value : 79.96

A  Basu., S K Biswas. Assessment of the long and short-term effectiveness of Team based learning in Pathology. Indian journal of applied research. Volume - 7 | Issue - 4 | April-2017 | ISSN - 2249-555X | IF : 4.894 | IC Value : 79.96 

A. Basu. "An Analysis/Assessment of the Effectiveness of "Self Study Model" with the help of Prerecorded Video Lecture in Undergraduate Medical Education Abstract 15580," Ottawa 2010 (Conference)

Medical Molecular Sciences

Lyons, A., et al., Dok2 Mediates The CD200Fc Attenuation of Abeta-Induced Changes in Glia, J . Neuroinflammation, 2012, May 29;9(1):107

Lyons, A., et al., Increased Autophagy Following Deletion of CD200 Mediates Increased Abeta Clearance. Neuroscience Program No. 61.21.2012, Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA,, 2012

A.Jagadeesh, J. Nagappa, K. Sampson, H. North, L. Gutman, P. Lenferna de la Motte, M. Sellers, I. Dhanoya, D. Elyaman, J. Husni, L.E. Maroun. Both ISRE and GAS Interferon regulatory sequences found in chromosome 21 genes that are important in brain development and function. Presented at the November, 2012, Amer. Soc. for Human Genetics Conference, San Francisco, CA

Zhong Q. , et al Epigenetic changes in mitochondrial superoxide dismutase in the retina and the development of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes, 2011, 60(4):1304-1313

Zhong Q, Kowluru RA. Interleukin-1beta and mitochondria damage, and the development of diabetic retinopathy. Journal of Ocular Biology, Disease, and Informatics. 2011, 4(1-2):3-9.

Zhong Q. et al. Abrogation of mmp-9 gene protects against the development of retinopathy in diabetic mice by preventing mitochondrial damage. Diabetes, 2011, 60(11):3023-3033

Lyons, A, et al.Glial Activation in AbetaPP/PS1 Mice is Associated with Infiltration of IFNgamma-Producing Cells. Journal of Alzheimer Disease. 2013, 37:63-75

Lyons, A, et al.Classical activation of microglia in CD200-deficient mice is a consequence of blood brain barrier permeability and infiltration of peripheral cells Brain Behav. Immun. November 2013, 34:86-97

Clinical Science

Zhong Q., et al., Matrix metalloproteinases in diabetic retinopathy: potential role of MMP-9. Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, 2012, 21(6):797-805

Zhong Q., et al, Mitochondria DNA replication and DNA methylation in the metabolic memory associated with continued progression of diabetic retinopathy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2012, 53(8):4881-4888

Zhong Q, et al., Adaptive changes in renal mitochondrial redox status in diabetic nephropathy. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 2012, 258(2):188-198.

Zhong Q, Kowluru RA. Diabetic retinopathy and mitochondrial structure proteins. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2011, 52(12):8739-8746.

Kowluru RA, Zhong Q., Beyond AREDS: Is there a place for antioxidant therapy in the prevention/treatment of eye disease? Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2011, 52(12):8665-8671.

Zhong Q., et al. Diabetic retinopathy, superoxide damage and antioxidant. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2011, 12(3):352-361.

Zhong Q, et al.Sirt1, A Negative Regulator of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 in Diabetic Retinopathy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2014; Jun 3. pii: IOVS-14-14383

Zhong Q, et al, Beneficial effects of nutritional supplements on the development of diabetic retinopathy. Nutrition & metabolism (London). 2014, 11(1):8

Gavreliuk S.V., Levenets S.V., Kopatko T.A., Bolgova O.S., Mavrych V.V. Influence of hypodynamic stress and autonomic dysfunction on the aortic endothelium and hemodynamics. AMMG J. 2017; 12(6):7

Peela Jagannadha Rao, Avinash K Rawal et al., Role Of Hba1c And Microalbuminuria As Early Markers Of Nephropathy In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Indian Journal Of Applied Research. Volume - 7 | Issue - 3 | March - 2017 | ISSN - 2249-555X | IF : 4.894 | IC Value : 79.9

Rehaman Said,Sathish Kumar Thammiraju, Avinash K Rawal, and Peela Jagannadha Rao et al. Effect Of Long Duration Sevoflurane Anesthesia On Liver Function World Journal Of Pharmaceutical And Medical Research. wjpmr, 2017,3(2), 196-200

Jagannadha Rao Peela3, Noah Jarari, Narasinga Rao, , Avinash Kousik  Rawal et al. A Review on prescribing patterns of Anti hypertensive drugs. Clinical Hypertension (2016) 22:7 DOI 10.1186/s40885-016-0042-0

Nura Mohammed Naseb1, Jagannadha Rao Peela4*,Avinash Rawal et al.Correlation between Glycated Hemoglobin and Serum Lipids in Type 2 Diabetics in Eastern Libya. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 11(5): 1-7, 2016, Article no.BJMMR.18537 ISSN: 2231-0614, NLM ID: 101570965

A.H.M. Jarari, D.N. Shatiela, F. Elshaari, N.M. Jarari, J.R. Peel et al., Role of glutathione-s-tarnsferase P1 genetic variants in etiopathogeneses of type2 diabetes mellitus and its effect on the glycemic control parameters. Poster Abstracts. EuroMedLab Athens 2017. Athens, 11-15 June 2017. DOI 10.1515/cclm-2017-5027. Clin Chem Lab Med 2017; 55, Special Suppl, pp S1-S1121, June 2017. Copyright @ by Walter de Gruyter. Berlin. Boston

Evidence Based Medicine and Medical Data Analytics

Robson, B. The Concept of Novel Compositions of Matter. A Theoretical Analysis. Intellectual Property Rights ,, 2012

Robson, B.Towards New Tools for Pharmacoepidemiology. Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2012, 1:6,

Robson, B. and McBurney, R. The Role of Information, Bioinformatics and Genomics. Drug Discovery and Development: Technology In Transition, Second Edition, Ed.  Hill, R.G., Rang, P. Eds., 2012, pp77-94 , Elsevier Press.

Robson, B., Li, J., Dettinger, R., Peters, A., and Boyer, S.K. Drug Discovery Using Very Large Numbers Of Patents.  General Strategy With Extensive Use Of Match And Edit Operations. Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 2011,  25(5): 427-441

Robson, B.A universal exchange language for secure data exchange, consent, data mining, and inference in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences. International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Aided Drug Design & QSAR ,2011, October 29-31, 2012, DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-North Shore, USA

Robson, B.,Balis, UGC , and Caruso, T.P. Considerations for a Universal  Exchange Language for Healthcare.IEEE Healthcom’11 Conference Proceedings, 2012, Columbia, MO pp 173-176,  IEEE 2012.

Robson, B., and Caruso, T.P. The Q-UEL Quantal Semantic Universal Exchange Language.  System for Shredding and Unshredding Confidential Patient Data Proceedings American Medical Informatics Association A October 23-25, 2011.

Robson, B.Split-Complex Numbers and Dirac Bra-Kets (Verification of the math underlying hyperbolic -complex clinical decision support systems). Communications in Information and Systems (CIS), 2015, Vol. 150, in press.  Circulated preprints  2014.


Robson, B, et al.Hyperbolic Dirac Nets for Medical Decision Support. Theory, Methods, and Comparison with Bayes Nets. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 2014, 51:183-97

Robson, B, et al.POPPER, a Simple Programming Language for Probabilistic Semantic Inference in Medicine. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 2014,  56: 107-23