Faculty

Vijay Kumar Kalra, PhD
Vijay Kumar Kalra, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
Medicine
HMR 611, 613, 2011 Zonal Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Aural Polyp is not Always Due to Chronic Otitis Media (COM): Preoperative Computed Tomographic Scan is Good Pointer for Sinister Lesions Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Dec; 70(4):505-509. . View in PubMed

Treatment of Tympanic Membrane Retraction Pockets by Excision and Cartilage Tympanoplasty: A Prospective Study Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Sep; 70(3):392-394. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor mediated gene regulation in sickle cell disease Blood Rev. 2018 01; 32(1):61-70. . View in PubMed

Second Branchial Anomalies: A Study of 94 Cases Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Dec; 69(4):540-543. . View in PubMed

A controlled comparison of auditory steady-state responses and pure-tone audiometry in patients with hearing loss Ear Nose Throat J. 2017 Oct-Nov; 96(10-11):E47-E52. . View in PubMed

Results of endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy in pediatric patients Ear Nose Throat J. 2017 Jun; 96(6):E41-E45. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor augments airway hyperresponsiveness via leukotrienes and IL-13 J Clin Invest. 2016 Feb; 126(2):571-84. . View in PubMed

Activated Transcription Factor 3 in Association with Histone Deacetylase 6 Negatively Regulates MicroRNA 199a2 Transcription by Chromatin Remodeling and Reduces Endothelin-1 Expression Mol Cell Biol. 2016 11 15; 36(22):2838-2854. . View in PubMed

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-a-mediated transcription of miR-301a and miR-454 and their host gene SKA2 regulates endothelin-1 and PAI-1 expression in sickle cell disease Biosci Rep. 2015 Oct 12; 35(6). . View in PubMed

Erythropoietin-mediated expression of placenta growth factor is regulated via activation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a and post-transcriptionally by miR-214 in sickle cell disease Biochem J. 2015 Jun 15; 468(3):409-23. . View in PubMed

MicroRNA 648 Targets ET-1 mRNA and is cotranscriptionally regulated with MICAL3 by PAX5 Mol Cell Biol. 2015 Feb; 35(3):514-28. . View in PubMed

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-a-mediated transcription of miR-199a2 attenuates endothelin-1 expression via hypoxia-inducible factor-1a J Biol Chem. 2014 Dec 26; 289(52):36031-47. . View in PubMed

Comparative study of intranasal septal splints and nasal packs in patients undergoing nasal septal surgery Ear Nose Throat J. 2014 Sep; 93(9):396-408. . View in PubMed

Angiogenic growth factors augment K-Cl cotransporter expression in erythroid cells via hypoxia-inducible factor-1a Am J Hematol. 2014 Mar; 89(3):273-81. . View in PubMed

Proteasome inhibition induces both antioxidant and hb f responses in sickle cell disease via the nrf2 pathway Hemoglobin. 2014; 38(3):188-95. . View in PubMed

Child abuse: multiple foreign bodies in gastrointestinal tract Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Feb; 77(2):287-9. . View in PubMed

Migrating foreign body in the bronchus Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Oct; 145(4):701-2. . View in PubMed

15th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid, 2010 Liver Int. 2011 Jul; 31(6):762-72. . View in PubMed

Involvement of miR-30c and miR-301a in immediate induction of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 by placental growth factor in human pulmonary endothelial cells Biochem J. 2011 Mar 15; 434(3):473-82. . View in PubMed

Endothelin-1-induced macrophage inflammatory protein-1beta expression in monocytic cells involves hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha and AP-1 and is negatively regulated by microRNA-195 J Immunol. 2010 Nov 15; 185(10):6253-64. . View in PubMed

Ethanol-induced HO-1 and NQO1 are differentially regulated by HIF-1alpha and Nrf2 to attenuate inflammatory cytokine expression J Biol Chem. 2010 Nov 12; 285(46):35359-73. . View in PubMed

High levels of placenta growth factor in sickle cell disease promote pulmonary hypertension Blood. 2010 Jul 08; 116(1):109-12. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor-induced early growth response 1 (Egr-1) regulates hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha (HIF-1alpha) in endothelial cells J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 02; 285(27):20570-9. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor (PlGF), a novel inducer of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) in sickle cell disease (SCD) J Biol Chem. 2010 May 28; 285(22):16713-22. . View in PubMed

Hypoxia-mediated expression of 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein involves HIF-1alpha and NF-kappaB and microRNAs 135a and 199a-5p J Immunol. 2010 Apr 01; 184(7):3878-88. . View in PubMed

A large postauricular cutaneous mastoid fistula caused by a cholesteatoma Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Apr; 89(4):E33-4. . View in PubMed

Ethanol augments RANTES/CCL5 expression in rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells and human endothelial cells via activation of NF-kappa B, HIF-1 alpha, and AP-1 J Immunol. 2009 Nov 01; 183(9):5964-76. . View in PubMed

Ethanol-induced expression of ET-1 and ET-BR in liver sinusoidal endothelial cells and human endothelial cells involves hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha and microrNA-199 J Immunol. 2009 Oct 15; 183(8):5232-43. . View in PubMed

Clinical experience of removing dentures from aerodigestive tract J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2009 Jul; 16(3):180-2. . View in PubMed

Phosphate-buffered saline-based nucleofection of primary endothelial cells Anal Biochem. 2009 Mar 15; 386(2):251-5. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor induces 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein to increase leukotriene formation in sickle cell disease Blood. 2009 Jan 29; 113(5):1129-38. . View in PubMed

Overlooked foreign body: eighteen years inside the bronchus J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2009 Jan; 16(1):66-7. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor augments endothelin-1 and endothelin-B receptor expression via hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha Blood. 2008 Aug 01; 112(3):856-65. . View in PubMed

The role of functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) in patients with asthma with chronic sinusitis Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jun; 60(2):152-5. . View in PubMed

A novel role of hypoxia-inducible factor in cobalt chloride- and hypoxia-mediated expression of IL-8 chemokine in human endothelial cells J Immunol. 2006 Nov 15; 177(10):7211-24. . View in PubMed

Mechanism of amyloid peptide induced CCR5 expression in monocytes and its inhibition by siRNA for Egr-1 Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2005 Aug; 289(2):C264-76. . View in PubMed

L-glutamine therapy reduces endothelial adhesion of sickle red blood cells to human umbilical vein endothelial cells BMC Blood Disord. 2005 Jul 25; 5:4. . View in PubMed

Curcumin, the active constituent of turmeric, inhibits amyloid peptide-induced cytochemokine gene expression and CCR5-mediated chemotaxis of THP-1 monocytes by modulating early growth response-1 transcription factor J Neurochem. 2004 Dec; 91(5):1199-210. . View in PubMed

Placenta growth factor activates monocytes and correlates with sickle cell disease severity Blood. 2003 Aug 15; 102(4):1506-14. . View in PubMed

Mechanism of monocyte activation and expression of proinflammatory cytochemokines by placenta growth factor Blood. 2003 Aug 15; 102(4):1515-24. . View in PubMed

Amyloid peptide-induced cytokine and chemokine expression in THP-1 monocytes is blocked by small inhibitory RNA duplexes for early growth response-1 messenger RNA J Immunol. 2003 May 15; 170(10):5281-94. . View in PubMed

Absorption of intact albumin across rat alveolar epithelial cell monolayers Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Mar; 284(3):L458-65. . View in PubMed

Effect of endothelial cell polarity on beta-amyloid-induced migration of monocytes across normal and AD endothelium Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Sep; 283(3):C895-904. . View in PubMed

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