MATTHEW AMADEO FIRPO portrait
  • Research Associate Professor, Surgery
801-587-9049

Research Keywords

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Therapeutic Development
  • Inflammation Mediators
  • Ileus
  • Pancreatitis
  • Role of microenvironmental factors on cellular sensitivity to radiation and to chemotherapeutic agents
  • Tumor Markers, Biological
  • Tumor Cells, Cultured
  • Genes, Tumor Suppressor
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Angiogenesis Inducing Agents
  • Hydrogels
  • Implants, Experimental
  • Tumor Microenvironment
  • Gene Expression, Microarray
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Presentations

  • University of Utah, PHIL 7570 Case Studies and Research Ethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2015.
  • Firpo, MA "Screening for pancreatic adenocarcinoma." University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy. , , 2012.
  • University of Utah, PHIL 7570 Case Studies and Research Ethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2012.
  • University of Utah, PHIL 7570 Case Studies and Research Ethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2011.
  • University of Utah, PHIL 3520 Bioethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2010.
  • University of Utah, PHIL 7570 Case Studies and Research Ethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2010.
  • University of Utah, PHIL 7570 Case Studies and Research Ethics, Invited Lecturer. , , 2009.
  • Firpo MA, "The Role of Ribosomal Protein L9 in T4 Gene 60 Translational By-Pass." Nebraska Academy of Science Annual Meeting. , , 1999.
  • Firpo, MA “What health care providers want and need from medical diagnostic tests.” 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. , , 2013.
  • Firpo, MA "Progress in early detection panels." Pancreatic Cancer Ravello 2013 Meeting, Biouniversa/University of Salerno, Italy. , , 2014.
  • Firpo, MA "Doubling 5-year survival through screening for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: practicality and prospects." Pancreatic Cancer Salerno 2013 Meeting, Biouniversa/University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy. , , 2013.
  • Firpo, MA "Pancreatic cancer patient sample and outcomes resource." NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Investigators’ Meeting, Houston, TX. , , 2012.
  • Firpo, MA "Prospects for developing a biomarker panel for accurate detection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma." NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Investigators’ Meeting, Houston, TX. , , 2012.
  • Firpo, MA "Mathematical modeling reveals the number of biomarkers required for accurate pancreatic adenocarcinoma detection." 10th World Congress of the International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, Paris, France. , , 2012.
  • Neuenschwander A, Zhai Y, Khanderao GD, Hillas E, Seipp MS, Kohan J, Zhang C, Presson A, Firpo MA, Salama M, Lewis G. Quantification of BrownLike Adipose Changes in Adult Burn Patients. Poster session presented at American Burn Association 50th Annual Meeting (Oral Presentation), Chicago, Illinois. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Sjogren P, Almishaal A, Johnson TS, Mathur P, Hillas E, Yang J, Firpo MA, Park AH. The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Cytomegalovirus Induced Hearing Loss. Poster session presented at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Austin TX. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Sjogren P, Almishaal A, Mathur P, Johnson T, Yang J, Firpo MA, Park A. Excessive Reactive Oxygen Species and Murine CMV Labyrinthitis: A Possible Target for Therapy? Poster session presented at 6th International Congenital CMV Concference – CMV 2017, Noordwijkhout, Netherlands. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Swords DS, Zhang C, Presson AP, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Scaife CL. Racial and Sociodemographic Factors Associated with Stage at Diagnosis in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Poster session presented at Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, Maui, Hawaii. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Swords DS, Zhang C, Presson AP, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Scaife CL. Impact of Time to Surgery in Patients with Clinical Stage I-II Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Poster session presented at 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Swords DS, Zhang C, Presson AP, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Scaife CL. A Nomogram to Predict Pathologic Lymph Node Positivity in Clinical Stage I-II Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Poster session presented at ASCO 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, California. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Capello M, Bantis LE, Scelo G, Zhao Y, Dhillon DS, Wang H, Abbruzzese JL, Maitra A, Tempero MA, Brand R, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Katz MH, Brennan P, Feng Z, Hanash SM, Taguchi A. Sequential validation of blood-based protein biomarker candidates for early-stage pancreatic cancer. Poster session presented at AACR Annual Meeting, April 16-20, New Orleans. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Almishaal A, Mathur P, Hillas E, Carraro M, Harrison R, Yang J, Firpo MA, Park A. The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species and Protective Effect of D-methionine in Cytomegalovirus Induced Hearing Loss. Poster session presented at Association for Research in Otolaryngology 39th Annual MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, California. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Carraro M, Almishaal A,Hillas E,Firpo MA, Park A, Harrison R. Cochlea Vascular Degeneration during mCMV infection. Poster session presented at Association for Research in Otolaryngology 39th Mid-Winter Meeting, San Diego, California. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Abdullah O, Almishaal A, Hillas E, Hadley R, Firpo MA, Wiggins R, Parker P, Park A. Noninvasive Structural Assessment of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Induced Damage in the Cochlea via Delayed Contrast Enhanced MRI. Poster session presented at Association for Research in Otolaryngology 39th Annual MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, California. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Park A, Firpo MA, Hillas E, Almishaal A. Susceptibility to Cytomegalovirus Induced Hearing Loss Is Mediated by Ly-49H Natural Killer Cell Activation in a Murine Model. Poster session presented at Association for Research in Otolaryngology 37th Annual MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, California. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • J.J. Schwartz, A. Phan, E. Hillas, J.B. Sorensen, M.A. Firpo, H.F. Thiesset, R.D. Kim, T. Box, W.R. Hutson, T. Kennedy, L.L. Emerson. Amelioration of hepatic inflammation in a mouse model of NASH using a dithiocarbamate derivatieve. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week (AASLD) May 19-22, 2012, San Diego. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • S.L. Warner, M.L. Wade, L.T. Call, H. Vankayalapati, M.A. Firpo, S.J. Mulvihill, D.J. Bearss, S. Sharma. Soluble Axl (sAxl) from serum defines a subpopulation of patients with breast, colon, lung, and pancreatic cancers. Poster session presented at 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium on “Molecular targets and Cancer Therapeutics” 16 - 19 November 2010, Berlin, Germany. Poster, Presented, 2010.
  • Hosack, L.W., Firpo, M.A., Scott, A. Prestwich, G.D., Peattie, R.A.. Determining maturity of vasculature elicited from heparin regululated cytokine delivery. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Los Angeles. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Torgenson, MJ, Shea, JE, Firpo, MA, Qiang Dai, Q, Mulvihill, SJ, Scaife, CL. Natural history of pancreatic cancer recurrence following "curative" resection in athymic mice. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week (SSAT), Washington, DC. Poster, Presented, 2007.
  • Peattie, RA, Yu, B, Cai, S, Pike, DB, Firpo, MA, Fisher, RJ, Shu, XZ, Prestwich, GD . Heparin regulation of cytokine release from hyaluronan-based hydrogels. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Pike, DB, Cai, S, Pomraning, KR, Firpo, MA, Fisher, RJ, Shu, XZ, Prestwich, GD, Peattie, RA . Heparin-regulated growth factor release in vitro and angiogenesis in vivo form hyaluronan hydrogels. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Pomraning, KR, Shu, XZ, Firpo, MA, Dai, Q, Prestwich, GD, Peattie, RA . Viability and growth of cells encapsulated in hyaluronan hydrogels in vitro. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Fuegy, PW, Riley, CM, Fisher, RJ, Firpo, MA, Shu, XZ, Prestwich, GD, Peattie, RA . Stimulation of in vivo angiogenesis by dual growth factor-loaded heparinized hyaluronan hydrogels. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Peattie, RA, Reike, ER, Firpo, MA, Fisher, RJ, Prestwich, GD . Stimulation of in vivo angiogenesis by dual growth factor-loaded hyaluronan implants. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. Poster, Presented, 2005.
  • Cai, S, Shu, XZ, Peattie, RA, Firpo, MA, Prestwich, . Hyaluronan-gelatin hydrogels for controlled release of human growth factors. Poster session presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Poster, Presented, 2005.
  • Firpo, MA, Sudarshan, S, Rollins, MD, Mulvihill, SJ, Glasgow, RE . The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ agonist, troglitazone, ameliorates the severity of acute pancreatitis via upregulation of the NFκB inhibitor, IκBα. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week (SSAT), Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2005.
  • Firpo, MA, Granger, SR, Dai, Q, Boucher, KM, Scaife, CL, Bauer, AR, Mulvihill, SJ . Haptoglobin is elevated in serum and tumor from pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week (AGA), Chicago, Il. Poster, Presented, 2005.
  • Firpo MA, Peattie RA, Whiting D, Shelby J, Fisher RL, Prestwich GD. HA/VEGF-induced angiogenesis gene expression events in vivo. Poster session presented at 7th International Congress of the Cell Transplantation Society, Boston. Poster, Presented, 2004.
  • Peattie RA, Firpo MA, Shao Y, Shelby J, Fisher RJ, Prestwich GD. Gene Expression Mechanisms for HA/VEGF-induced Angiogenesis In Vivo. Poster session presented at BMES 2004, Philadelphia. Poster, Presented, 2004.
  • Sudarshan S, Firpo MA, Rollins MD, Shao Y, Hermanson B, Mulvihill SJ, Glasgow RE . The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma specific agonist, troglitazone, decreases the severity of acute pancreatitis in vivo. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans. Poster, Presented, 2004.
  • Firpo, MA, Glasgow, RE, Mulvihill, SJ . Characterization of the time course of gastric ileus using gene expression profiling. Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week (AGA), New Orleans, LA. Poster, Presented, 2004.
  • Jackson JD, Firpo MA, Jackson HH, Mulvihill SJ, Glasgow RE. Trends in Research Support and Productivity in the Changing Environment of Academic Surgery. Poster session presented at Association for Academic Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 2002.
  • Peattie RA, Nayate AP, Firpo MA, Shao Y, Shelby J, Fisher RJ, Prestwich GD. Stimulation of In Vivo Angiogenesis by Cytokine-Loaded Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogel Implants and Potential Gene Expression Mechanisms for New Vessel Growth. Poster session presented at Fall Annual Meeting, Biomedical Engineering Society, Houston, TX. Poster, Presented, 2002.
  • Peattie RA, Nayate AP, Luo Y, Firpo MA, Shelby J, Fisher RJ, Prestwich GD. In Vivo Stimulation of New Microvessel Growth by Cytokine-Loaded Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogel Implants. New Orleans, LA. Poster, Presented, 2002.
  • Lieberman KR, Firpo MA, Atkins JF, Gesteland RF, Noller HF. Interactions of Ribosomal Protein L9 with 23S rRNA in 50S Ribosomal Subunits. Poster session presented at The RNA Society, Third Annual Meeting. Poster, Presented, 1998.
  • Firpo MA, Lieberman KR, Melis R, Grentzmann G, Atkins JF, Noller HF, Gesteland RF. Effects in E. Coli of an Insertional Mutation in the Primary rRNA Binding Protein L9. Poster session presented at The RNA Society, Proteins that Bind RNA Conference. Poster, Presented, 1998.
  • Grentzmann G, Kelly PH, Laalami S, Shuda M, Firpo, MA, Cenatiempo Y, Kaji A. The GTP Dependent and Independent Functions of RF3. Poster session presented at The RNA Society, Third Annual Meeting. Poster, Presented, 1998.
  • O'Connor M, Firpo MA, Dahlberg AE. The Downstream Box Translational Enhancer: Effects of Mutations in the Anti-Downstream Box of E. Coli 16S rRNA on Gene Expression. Poster session presented at Structural Aspects of Protein Synthesis Conference, Tollberg. Poster, Presented, 1997.
  • O'Connor, Firpo MA, Dahlberg AE. The Effects of Mutations in the Anti-Downstream Box of E. Coli 16S rRNA on Gene Expression. Poster session presented at Translational Control Conference, Cold Spring Harbor. Poster, Presented, 1996.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Swords DS, Mulvihill SJ, Brooke BS, Stoddard GJ, Firpo MA, Scaife CL (date unknown). County-level Variation in Use of Surgery and Cancer-specific Survival for Stage I-II Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Vol. 272, 1102-1109. Accepted, .
  • Riley CM, Fuegy PW, Firpo MA, Shu XZ, Prestwich GD, Peattie RA (date unknown). Stimulation of in vivo angiogenesis using dual growth factor-loaded crosslinked glycosaminoglycan hydrogels. Vol. 27, 5935-43. Accepted, .
  • Rosati A, Basile A, D'Auria R, d'Avenia M, De Marco M, Falco A, Festa M, Guerriero L, Iorio V, Parente R, Pascale M, Marzullo L, Franco R, Arra C, Barbieri A, Rea D, Menichini G, Hahne M, Bijlsma M, Barcaroli D, Sala G, di Mola FF, di Sebastiano P, Todoric J, Antonucci L, Corvest V, Jawhari A, Firpo MA, Tuveson DA, Capunzo M, Karin M, De Laurenzi V, Turco MC (date unknown). BAG3 promotes pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma growth by activating stromal macrophages. Vol. 6, 8695. Accepted, .
  • Shi K, Purser JS, Germiller JA, Rampton JW, Firpo MA, Park AH (date unknown). Gadolinium-based contrast agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a predictor of postmeningitic hearing loss in children. Vol. 150, 110936. Accepted, .
  • Almishaal A, Mathur PD, Franklin L, Shi K, Haller T, Martinovic A, Hirschmugl K, Earl BR, Zhang C, Yang J, Deans MR, Firpo MA, Park AH (date unknown). Role of cochlear synaptopathy in cytomegalovirus infected mice and in children. Vol. 138, 110275. Accepted, .
  • Wang AS, Lodi A, Rivera LB, Izquierdo-Garcia JL, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Tempero MA, Bergers G, Ronen SM (date unknown). HR-MAS MRS of the pancreas reveals reduced lipid and elevated lactate and taurine associated with early pancreatic cancer. Vol. 27, 1361-70. Accepted, .
  • Wang Y, Patel R, Ren C, Taggart MG, Firpo MA, Schleiss MR, Park AH (date unknown). A comparison of different murine models for cytomegalovirus-induced sensorineural hearing loss. Vol. 123, 2801-6. Accepted, .
  • Jose RR, Elia R, Firpo MA, Kaplan DL, Peattie RA (date unknown). Seamless, axially aligned, fiber tubes, meshes, microbundles and gradient biomaterial constructs. Vol. 23, 2679-95. Accepted, .
  • Rajasekaran NS, Firpo MA, Milash BA, Weiss RB, Benjamin IJ (date unknown). Global expression profiling identifies a novel biosignature for protein aggregation R120GCryAB cardiomyopathy in mice. Vol. 35, 165-72. Accepted, .
  • Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Huerter LM, Scaife CL, Emerson LL, Boucher KM, Jones KA, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Serum platelet factor 4 is an independent predictor of survival and venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Vol. 19, 2605-10. Accepted, .
  • Rajasekaran NS, Firpo MA, Milash BA, Weiss RB, Benjamin IJ (date unknown). Global expression profiling identifies a novel biosignature for protein aggregation R120GCryAB cardiomyopathy in mice. Vol. 35, 165-72. Accepted, .
  • Pike DB, Cai S, Pomraning KR, Firpo MA, Fisher RJ, Shu XZ, Prestwich GD, Peattie RA (date unknown). Heparin-regulated release of growth factors in vitro and angiogenic response in vivo to implanted hyaluronan hydrogels containing VEGF and bFGF. Vol. 27, 5242-51. Accepted, .
  • Torgenson MJ, Shea JE, Firpo MA, Dai Q, Mulvihill SJ, Scaife CL (date unknown). Natural history of pancreatic cancer recurrence following "curative" resection in athymic mice. Vol. 149, 57-61. Accepted, .
  • Rollins MD, Sudarshan S, Firpo MA, Etherington BH, Hart BJ, Jackson HH, Jackson JD, Emerson LL, Yang DT, Mulvihill SJ, Glasgow RE (date unknown). Anti-inflammatory effects of PPAR-gamma agonists directly correlate with PPAR-gamma expression during acute pancreatitis. Vol. 10, 1120-30. Accepted, .
  • Seguin A, Jia X, Earl AM, Li L, Wallace J, Qiu A, Bradley T, Shrestha R, Troadec MB, Hockin M, Titen S, Warner DE, Dowdle PT, Wohlfahrt ME, Hillas E, Firpo MA, Phillips JD, Kaplan J, Paw BH, Barasch J, Ward DM (date unknown). The mitochondrial metal transporters mitoferrin1 and mitoferrin2 are required for liver regeneration and cell proliferation in mice. Vol. 295, 11002-11020. Accepted, .
  • Peattie RA, Pike DB, Yu B, Cai S, Shu XZ, Prestwich GD, Firpo MA, Fisher RJ (date unknown). Effect of gelatin on heparin regulation of cytokine release from hyaluronan-based hydrogels. Vol. 15, 389-97. Accepted, .
  • Peattie RA, Pike DB, Yu B, Cai S, Shu XZ, Prestwich GD, Firpo MA, Fisher RJ (date unknown). Effect of gelatin on heparin regulation of cytokine release from hyaluronan-based hydrogels. Vol. 15, 389-97. Accepted, .
  • Keefe MD, Wang H, De La O JP, Khan A, Firpo MA, Murtaugh LC (date unknown). beta-catenin is selectively required for the expansion and regeneration of mature pancreatic acinar cells in mice. Vol. 5, 503-14. Accepted, .
  • Miller CJ, Gounder SS, Kannan S, Goutam K, Muthusamy VR, Firpo MA, Symons JD, Paine R 3rd, Hoidal JR, Rajasekaran NS (date unknown). Disruption of Nrf2/ARE signaling impairs antioxidant mechanisms and promotes cell degradation pathways in aged skeletal muscle. Vol. 1822, 1038-50. Accepted, .
  • Scaife CL, Shea J, Emerson L, Boucher K, Firpo MA, Beckerle MC, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Prognostic significance of PINCH signalling in human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Vol. 12, 352-8. Accepted, .
  • Elia R, Fuegy PW, VanDelden A, Firpo MA, Prestwich GD, Peattie RA (date unknown). Stimulation of in vivo angiogenesis by in situ crosslinked, dual growth factor-loaded, glycosaminoglycan hydrogels. Vol. 31, 4630-8. Accepted, .
  • Scaife CL, Shea JE, Dai Q, Firpo MA, Prestwich GD, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Synthetic extracellular matrix enhances tumor growth and metastasis in an orthotopic mouse model of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Vol. 12, 1074-80. Accepted, .
  • Scaife CL, Shea JE, Dai Q, Firpo MA, Prestwich GD, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Synthetic extracellular matrix enhances tumor growth and metastasis in an orthotopic mouse model of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Vol. 12, 1074-80. Accepted, .
  • Pecha PP, Almishaal AA, Mathur PD, Hillas E, Johnson T, Price MS, Haller T, Yang J, Rajasekaran NS, Firpo MA, Park AH (date unknown). Role of Free Radical Formation in Murine Cytomegalovirus-Induced Hearing Loss. Vol. 162, 709-717. Accepted, .
  • Hosack LW, Firpo MA, Scott JA, Prestwich GD, Peattie RA (date unknown). Microvascular maturity elicited in tissue treated with cytokine-loaded hyaluronan-based hydrogels. Vol. 29, 2336-47. Accepted, .
  • Fukuda A, Wang SC, Morris JP 4th, Folias AE, Liou A, Kim GE, Akira S, Boucher KM, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Hebrok M (date unknown). Stat3 and MMP7 contribute to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma initiation and progression. Vol. 19, 441-55. Accepted, .
  • Xu AA, Shapero KS, Geibig JA, Ma HK, Jones AR, Hanna M, Pitts DR, Hillas E, Firpo MA, Peattie RA (date unknown). Histologic evaluation of therapeutic responses in ischemic myocardium elicited by dual growth factor delivery from composite glycosaminoglycan hydrogels. Vol. 123, 151699. Accepted, .
  • Haller TJ, Price MS, Lindsay SR, Hillas E, Seipp M, Firpo MA, Park AH (date unknown). Effects of ganciclovir treatment in a murine model of cytomegalovirus-induced hearing loss. Vol. 130, 1064-1069. Accepted, .
  • Firpo MA, Gay DZ, Granger SR, Scaife CL, DiSario JA, Boucher KM, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Improved diagnosis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma using haptoglobin and serum amyloid A in a panel screen. Vol. 33, 716-22. Accepted, .
  • Rajasekaran NS, Varadharaj S, Khanderao GD, Davidson CJ, Kannan S, Firpo MA, Zweier JL, Benjamin IJ. (date unknown). Sustained activation of nuclear erythroid 2-related factor 2/antioxidant response element signaling promotes reductive stress in the human mutant protein aggregation cardiomyopathy in mice. Vol. 14, 957-71. Accepted, .
  • Rajasekaran NS, Varadharaj S, Khanderao GD, Davidson CJ, Kannan S, Firpo MA, Zweier JL, Benjamin IJ (date unknown). Sustained activation of nuclear erythroid 2-related factor 2/antioxidant response element signaling promotes reductive stress in the human mutant protein aggregation cardiomyopathy in mice. Vol. 14, 957-71. Accepted, .
  • Sayahi T, Nielson C, Yu Y, Neuberger K, Seipp M, Firpo MA, Kelly K, Park AH (date unknown). Airborne Aerosolized Mouse Cytomegalovirus From Common Otolaryngology Procedures: Implications for COVID-19 Infection. Vol. 164, 547-555. Accepted, .
  • von Figura G, Fukuda A, Roy N, Liku ME, Morris Iv JP, Kim GE, Russ HA, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Dawson DW, Ferrer J, Mueller WF, Busch A, Hertel KJ, Hebrok M (date unknown). The chromatin regulator Brg1 suppresses formation of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Vol. 16, 255-67. Accepted, .
  • Poruk KE, Gay DZ, Brown K, Mulvihill JD, Boucher KM, Scaife CL, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). The clinical utility of CA 19-9 in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: diagnostic and prognostic updates. Vol. 13, 340-51. Accepted, .
  • Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Scaife CL, Adler DG, Emerson LL, Boucher KM, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Serum osteopontin and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Vol. 42, 193-7. Accepted, .
  • Wilson MA, Orlandi RR, Firpo MA (date unknown). Correlating matrix metalloproteinase-9 sinus secretion levels with tissue biopsy levels. Vol. 1, 106-8. Accepted, .
  • Martinovic A, Chen J, Sivas K, Owens S, Firpo MA, Park AH (date unknown). Effect of Tympanostomy Tube Placement on Intraoperative Auditory Brainstem Response. Vol. 32, 70-75. Accepted, .
  • Swords DS, Mulvihill SJ, Brooke BS, Firpo MA, Scaife CL (date unknown). Size and Importance of Socioeconomic Status-Based Disparities in Use of Surgery in Nonadvanced Stage Gastrointestinal Cancers. Vol. 27, 333-341. Accepted, .
  • Elia R, Newhide DR, Pedevillano PD, Reiss GR, Firpo MA, Hsu EW, Kaplan DL, Prestwich GD, Peattie RA (date unknown). Silk-hyaluronan-based composite hydrogels: a novel, securable vehicle for drug delivery. Vol. 27, 749-62. Accepted, .
  • Granger JH, Granger MC, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ, Porter MD (date unknown). Toward development of a surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-based cancer diagnostic immunoassay panel. Vol. 138, 410-6. Accepted, .
  • Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Adler DG, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Screening for pancreatic cancer: why, how, and who?. Vol. 257, 17-26. Accepted, .
  • Park AH, Mann D, Error ME, Miller M, Firpo MA, Wang Y, Alder SC, Schleiss MR (date unknown). Comparative analysis of detection methods for congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a Guinea pig model. Vol. 139, 82-6. Accepted, .
  • Gounder SS, Kannan S, Devadoss D, Miller CJ, Whitehead KJ, Odelberg SJ, Firpo MA, Paine R 3rd, Hoidal JR, Abel ED, Rajasekaran NS (date unknown). Impaired transcriptional activity of Nrf2 in age-related myocardial oxidative stress is reversible by moderate exercise training. Vol. 7, e45697. Accepted, .
  • Lee M, Martin H, Firpo MA, Demerath EW (date unknown). Inverse association between adiposity and telomere length: The Fels Longitudinal Study. Vol. 23, 100-6. Accepted, .
  • Otsuka KS, Nielson C, Firpo MA, Park AH, Beaudin AE (date unknown). Early Life Inflammation and the Developing Hematopoietic and Immune Systems: The Cochlea as a Sensitive Indicator of Disruption. Vol. 10. Accepted, .
  • Deer EL, Gonz├ílez-Hern├índez J, Coursen JD, Shea JE, Ngatia J, Scaife CL, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ (date unknown). Phenotype and genotype of pancreatic cancer cell lines. Vol. 39, 425-35. Accepted, .