Our Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Civitarese RA, Talior-Volodarsky I, Desjardins J-F, Kabir G, Switzer J, Mitchell M, Kapus A, McCulloch CA, Gullberg D, Connelly KA. The α11 integrin mediates fibroblast- extracellular matrix- cardiomyocyte interactions in health and disease. AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 2016;:ajpheart.00918.2015. PMID: 27199132.
  1. Roifman I, Ghugre N, Zia MI, Farkouh ME, Zavodni A, Wright GA, Connelly KA. Diabetes is an independent predictor of right ventricular dysfunction post ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2016 Feb 18;15(1):34. PMID: 26892325.
  1. Connelly KA, Yan AT, Leiter LA, Bhatt DL, Verma S. Cardiovascular Implications of Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Mellitus. Circulation. 2015 Dec 15;132(24):2345-50. PMID: 26667098.
  1. Bugyei-Twum A, Abadeh A, Thai K, Mitchell M. Theracurmin Attenuates Cardiac NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in a Rodent Model of Chronic Kidney Disease. Circulation. 2015.
  1. I. Roifman, N. Ghugre, M.I. Zia, M.E. Farkouh, A. Zavodni, G.A. Wright, K.A. Connelly. Diabetes mellitus predicts for the development of right ventricular dysfunction post ST- Elevation myocardial infarction. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2015 Oct;31(10):S204-205.
  1. Connelly KL, Chen X, Kwan PF. Bilateral hippocampal stroke secondary to acute cocaine intoxication. Oxf Med Case Reports. 2015 Mar 1;2015(3):215-7. PMCID: PMC4664851.
  1. Talior-Volodarsky I, Arora PD, Wang Y, Zeltz C, Connelly KA, Gullberg D, McCulloch CA. Glycated Collagen Induces α11 Integrin Expression Through TGF-β2 and Smad3. J Cell Physiol. 2015 Feb 1;230(2):327-36. PMID: 24962729.
  1. Connelly KA, Advani A, Zhang Y, Advani SL, Kabir G, Abadeh A, Desjardins JF, Mitchell M, Thai K, Gilbert RE. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibition improves cardiac function in experimental myocardial infarction: Role of stromal cell-derived factor-1α. J Diabetes. 2015 Jan 7;8(1):63-75. PMID: 25565455.
  1. Yuen DA, Kepecs DM, Zhang Y, Advani S, Thai K, Connelly KA, Gilbert RE. Repeated treatment with bone marrow cell secretory products maintains long-term renoprotection in experimental chronic kidney disease: a placebo-controlled trial. 2015 Jan 1;2:44. PMID: 26568839.
  1. Amir Hanna, Kim A Connelly, Robert G Josse, and Roger S McIntyre. The non-glycemic effects of incretin therapies on cardiovascular outcomes, cognitive function and bone health. Endocrinology & Metabolism Journal. 2015 Jan;10(1):101-114.
  1. Connelly KA, Advani A, Advani SL ,Zhang Y, Kim YM, Shen V, Thai K, Kelly DJ, Gilbert RE. Impaired cardiac anti-oxidant activity in diabetes: human and correlative experimental studies. Acta Diabetol. 2014 Oct;51(5):771-82. PMID: 24925443.
  1. Roifman I, Zia MI, Zavodni A, Wolff R, Ghugre NR, Leber AW, Dick AJ, Wright GA, Connelly KA. Evolution of right ventricular function post-acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Sep 1;40(3):709-14. PMID: 24470317.
  1. Quinn KL, Connelly KA. First report of hypersensitivity to ticagrelor. Can J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 30;8(957):e3-4. PMID: 24954430.
  1. Connelly KA, Bowskill BB, Advani SL, Thai K, Chen LH, Kabir MG, Gilbert RE, Advani A. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibition improves left ventricular function in chronic kidney disease. Clin Invest Med. 2014 Jun 1;37(3):E172. PMID: 24895991.
  1. Bugyei-Twum A, Advani A, Advani SL, Zhang Y, Thai K, Kelly DJ, Connelly KA. High glucose induces Smad activation via the transcriptional coregulator p300 and contributes to cardiac fibrosis and hypertrophy. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2014 May 5;13:89. PMID: 24886336.
  1. Levitt K, Vivas L, Courtney B, Connelly KA. Vascular imaging in diabetes. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2014 Apr 1;16(4):399. PMID: 24493479.
  1. Fitchett D, Connelly KA. Impaired cardiac function in metabolic syndrome. Can J Cariol. 2014 Mar 30;30(3):270-1. PMID: 24565251.
  1. Yang Y, Safka K, Graham JJ, Roifman I, Zia MI, Wright GA, Balter M, Dick AJ, Connelly KA. Correlation of late gadolinium enhancement MRI and quantitative T2 measurement in cardiac sarcoidosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Mar 1;39(3):609-16. PMID: 23720077.
  1. Zia MI, Ghugre NR, Roifman I, Strauss BH, Walcarius R, Mohammed M, Sparkes JD, Dick AJ, Wright GA, Connelly KA. Comparison of the frequencies of myocardial edema determined by cardiac magnetic resonance in diabetic versus nondiabetic patients having percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;113(4):607-12. PMID: 24332697.
  1. Roifman I, Paul GA, Zia MI, Williams LK, Watkins S, Wijeysundera HC, Crean AM, Strauss BH, Dick AJ, Wright GA, Connelly KA. The effect of percutaneous coronary intervention of chronically totally occluded coronary arteries on left ventricular global and regional systolic function. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2013 Nov 1;29(11):1436-42. PMID:24011798.
  1. Bugyei-Twum A, Kosanam H, Mitchell M, Shen V, Advani A, Leong-Poi H, Gilbert RE, Diamandis EP, Connelly KA. Proteomic Analysis of a Rodent Model of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction – the Goto Kakizaki Rat. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2013;29:S200–S200.
  1. Advani A, Bugyei-Twum A, Connelly KA. Cardiovascular effects of incretins in diabetes. Can J Diabetes. 2013 Oct 1;37(5):309-14. PMID:24500557.
  1. Connelly K, Zhang Y, Advani A Advani S, Thai K, Yuen D, Gilbert RE. DPP-4 inhibition attenuates cardiac dysfunction following experimental myocardial infarction in rats with experimental diabetes. Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 Oct;31(5):259-267. PMID: 22963483.
  1. Connelly KA, Advani A, Advani S, Zhang Y, Thai K, Thomas S, Krum H, Kelly DJ, Gilbert RE. Combination angiotensin converting enzyme and direct renin inhibition in heart failure following experimental myocardial infarction. Cardiovascular Therapeutics. 2013 Apr 1;31(2):84-91.
  1. Hanneman K, Jiménez-Juan L, Kirpalani A, Yan AT, Connelly KA. Multimodality imaging in the preoperative diagnosis of lipomatous hypertrophy. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2013 Jan 1;29(1):130.e11-2.

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