Christine Kim Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
Go to Medline Search

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Future directions in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research. An NHLBI workshop report.
Blackwell TS, Tager AM, Borok Z, Moore BB, Schwartz DA, Anstrom KJ, Bar-Joseph Z, Bitterman P, Blackburn MR, Bradford W, Brown KK, Chapman HA, Collard HR, Cosgrove GP, Deterding R, Doyle R, Flaherty KR, Garcia CK, Hagood JS, Henke CA, Herzog E, Hogaboam CM, Horowitz JC, King TE Jr, Loyd JE, Lawson WE, Marsh CB, Noble PW, Noth I, Sheppard D, Olsson J, Ortiz LA, O'Riordan TG, Oury TD, Raghu G, Roman J, Sime PJ, Sisson TH, Tschumperlin D, Violette SM, Weaver TE, Wells RG, White ES, Kaminski N, Martinez FJ, Wynn TA, Thannickal VJ, Eu JP.
(2014 Jan) Am J Respir Crit Care Med.189(2):214-22. 

Lung Fibrosis Associated Surfactant Protein A1 and C Variants Induce Latent TGF-ß1 Secretion in Lung Epithelial Cells.
Maitra M, Dey M, Yuan WC, Nathanielsz PW, Garcia CK
(2013 Sept) J. Biol. Chem. 288(38):27159-71

Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for pulmonary fibrosis.
Fingerlin TE, Murphy E, Zhang W, Peljto AL, Brown KK, Steele MP, Loyd JE, Cosgrove GP, Lynch D, Groshong S, Collard HR, Wolters PJ, Bradford WZ, Kossen K, Seiwert SD, du Bois RM, Garcia CK, Devine MS, Gudmundsson G, Isaksson HJ, Kaminski N, Zhang Y, Gibson KF, Lancaster LH, Cogan JD, Mason WR, Maher TM, Molyneaux PL, Wells AU, Moffatt MF, Selman M, Pardo A, Kim DS, Crapo JD, Make BJ, Regan EA, Walek DS, Daniel JJ, Kamatani Y, Zelenika D, Smith K, McKean D, Pedersen BS, Talbert J, Kidd RN, Markin CR, Beckman KB, Lathrop M, Schwarz MI, Schwartz DA
(2013 Jun) Nat Genet. 45(6):613-20

Association of cardiac troponin I with disease severity and outcomes in patients with pulmonary hypertension.
Vélez-Martínez M, Ayers C, Mishkin JD, Bartolome SB, García CK, Torres F, Drazner MH, de Lemos JA, Turer AT, Chin KM.
(2013 Jun) Am J Cardiol. 111(12):1812-7

Long-range PCR based sequencing of the highly homologous genes, SFTPA1 and SFTPA2.
Horton CJ, Mitui M, Leos NK, Garcia CK, Park JY
(2013 Jun-Aug) Mol. Cell. Probes 27(3-4):115-7

Red blood cell size is inversely associated with leukocyte telomere length in a large multi-ethnic population.
Kozlitina J, Garcia CK
(2012) PLoS ONE 7(12):e51046

Mutant surfactant A2 proteins associated with familial pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer induce TGF-ß1 secretion.
Maitra M, Cano CA, Garcia CK
(2012 Dec) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109(51):21064-9

Lung fibrosis, premature graying, and macrocytosis.
Chambers DC, Clarke BE, McGaughran J, Garcia CK
(2012 Sep) Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.186(5):e8-9

Rapid and progressive pulmonary fibrosis in 2 families with DNA repair deficiencies of undetermined etiology.
Vece TJ, Schecter MG, Gatti RA, Tunuguntla R, Garcia CK, Langston C, Dishop MK, Moore RH, Fan LL
(2012 Apr) J Pediatr. 160(4):700-702.e3

Genetic interstitial lung disease.
Devine MS, Garcia CK.
(2012 Mar) Clin Chest Med. 33(1):95-110

Interactions between smoking, pulmonary surfactant protein B, and atherosclerosis in the general population: the Dallas Heart Study
Nguyen AB, Rohatgi A, Garcia CK, Ayers CR, Das SR, Lakoski SG, Berry JD, Khera A, McGuire DK, de Lemos JA
(2011 Sep) Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 31(9):2136-43

Quantification of regional interstitial lung disease from CT-derived fractional tissue volume: a lung tissue research consortium study.
Yilmaz C, Watharkar SS, Diaz de Leon A, Garcia CK, Patel NC, Jordan KG, Hsia CC.
(2011 Aug) Acad Radiol. 18(8):1014-23

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: update on genetic discoveries.
Garcia CK
(2011 May) Proc Am Thorac Soc 8(2):158-62

Subclinical Lung Disease, Macrocytosis and Premature Graying in Kindreds with Telomerase (TERT) Mutations.
Diaz de Leon A, Cronkhite JT, Yilmaz C, Brewington C, Wang R, Xing C, Hsia CC, Garcia CK
(2011 Feb) Chest 140(3):753-63

Genetic defects in surfactant protein A2 are associated with pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer.
Wang Y, Kuan PJ, Xing C, Cronkhite JT, Torres F, Rosenblatt RL, DiMaio JM, Kinch LN, Grishin NV, Garcia CK
(2009 Jan) Am. J. Hum. Genet. 84(1):52-9

Adult-onset pulmonary fibrosis caused by mutations in telomerase.
Tsakiri KD, Cronkhite JT, Kuan PJ, Xing C, Raghu G, Weissler JC, Rosenblatt RL, Shay JW, Garcia CK
(2007 May) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(18):7552-7

Nonsense Mutations in Folliculin Presenting as Isolated Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Adults.
Graham, R.B., Nolasco, M., Peterlin, B. and Garcia, C.K.
(2005) Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 172(1):39-44