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  1. Ekpruke CD, Alford R, Rousselle D, Babayev M, Sharma S, Commodore S, Buechlein A, Rusch DB, Silveyra P. Transcriptomics analysis of allergen-induced inflammatory gene expression in the Four-Core Genotype mouse model. Physiol Genomics. 2023 Dec 4. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00112.2023.

  2. Commodore S, Ekpruke CD, Rousselle D, Alford R, Babayev M, Sharma S, Buechlein A, Rusch DB, Silveyra P. Lung pro-inflammatory microRNA and cytokine expression in a mouse model of allergic inflammation: role of sex chromosome complement and gonadal hormones. Physiol Genomics. 2023 Dec 4. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00049.2023.

  3. Alam F, Silveyra P. Sex Differences in E-Cigarette Use and Related Health Effects. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Nov 18;20(22):7079. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20227079.

  4. Commodore S, Sharma S, Ekpruke CD, Pepin R, Hansen A, Rousselle D, Babayev M, Ndeke JM, Alford R, Parker E, Dickinson S, Sharma S, Silveyra P. Thirdhand vaping exposures are associated with pulmonary and systemic inflammation in a mouse model. J Environ Expo Assess 2023;2:22, doi: 10.20517/jeea.2023.27

  5. Babayev M, Klaunig J, Silveyra P, Henschel B, Gletsu-Miller N. Impact on oxidative stress of oral, high-dose, iron supplementation for management of iron deficiency after bariatric surgery, a preliminary study. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2023 Dec;80:127310. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2023.127310.

  6. Silveyra GR, Silveyra P, Brown M, Poole S, Vatnick I, Medesani DA, Rodríguez EM. Oxidative stress and histopathological effects by microplastic beads, in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii, and fiddler crab Leptuca pugilator. Chemosphere, Volume 343, 2023, 140260, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.140260.

  7. Sundar IK, Duraisamy SK, Choudhary I, Saini Y, Silveyra P. Acute and Repeated Ozone Exposures Differentially Affect Circadian Clock Gene Expression in Mice. Adv Biol (Weinh). 2023 Nov;7(11):e2300045. doi: 10.1002/adbi.202300045.

  8. Siddaiah R, Oji-Mmuo C, Aluquin VPR, Kawasawa YI, Donnelly A, Rousselle D, Fuentes N, Austin ED, Silveyra P. Multiomics endotyping of preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia and pulmonary hypertension-A pilot study. Pulm Circ. 2023 Apr 1;13(2):e12232. doi: 10.1002/pul2.12232.

  9. Kercher KA, Steinfeldt JA, Rettke DJ, Zuidema TR, Walker MJ, Martinez Kercher VM, Silveyra P, Seo DC, Macy JT, Hulvershorn LA, Kawata K. Association Between Head Impact Exposure, Psychological Needs, and Indicators of Mental Health Among U.S. High School Tackle Football Players. J Adolesc Health. 2023 Apr;72(4):502-509. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.11.247.

  10. Ekpruke CD, Silveyra P. Airway remodeling in asthma. Ann Transl Med 2022;10(22):1189, doi: 10.21037/atm-22-5059.

  11. Tsotakos N, Ahmed I, Umstead TM, Imamura Y, Yau E, Silveyra P, Chroneos ZC. All trans-retinoic acid modulates hyperoxia-induced suppression of NF-kB-dependent Wnt signaling in alveolar A549 epithelial cells. PloS ONE, 17(8), e0272769, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0272769.

  12. Ekpruke CD, Silveyra P. Sex differences in airway remodeling and inflammation: clinical and biological factors. Front Allergy. 2022 Apr 29;3:875295, doi: 10.3389/falgy.2022.875295.

  13. Silva Rodriguez M, Silveyra P. Air Pollution Exposure as a Relevant Risk Factor for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations in Male and Female Patients. EMJ 2022, doi: 10.33590/emj/21-00228.

  14. Siddaiah R, Emery L, Stephens H, Donnelly A, Erkinjer J, Wisecup K, Hicks S, Imamura Kawasawa Y, Oji-Mmuo CN, Amatya S, Silveyra P. Early salivary miRNA expression in extremely low gestational age newborns. Life (Basel). 2022 Mar 30;12(4):506, doi: 10.3390/life12040506.

  15. Fuentes N, Silva Rodriguez M, Silveyra P. Role of Sex Hormones in Lung Cancer. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2021 Oct;246(19):2098-2110, doi: 10.1177/15353702211019697.

  16. Silveyra P, Fuentes N, Rodriguez Bauza DE. Sex and Gender Differences in Lung Disease. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2021;1304:227-258, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-68748-9_14.

  17. Rodriguez Bauza DE, Silveyra P. Asthma, Atopy, and Exercise: Sex Differences in Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2021 Apr 1:15353702211003858, doi: 10.1177/15353702211003858.

  18. Siddaiah R, Oji-Mmuo CN, Montes D, Fuentes N, Spear D, Donnelly A, Silveyra P. MicroRNA Signatures Associated with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Severity in Tracheal Aspirates of Preterm Infants. Biomedicines 2021, 9(3), 257, doi: 103390/biomedicines9030257.

  19. Oji-Mmuo C, Siddaiah R, Montes D, Pham M, Spear D, Donnelly A, Fuentes N, Imamura-Kawasawa Y, Howrylak JA, Thomas NJ, Silveyra P. Tracheal aspirate transcriptomic and miRNA signatures of extreme premature birth with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Perinatol. 2021 Mar;41(3):551-561, doi: 10.1038/s41372-020-00868-9.

  20. Rodriguez Bauza D, Silveyra P. Sex Differences in Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction in Athletes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 Oct 5;17(19):E7270, doi: 10.3390/ijerph17197270.

  21. Al-Housseiny H, Singh M, Emile S, Nicoleau M, Vander Wal R, Silveyra P. Identification of Toxicity Parameters Associated with Combustion Produced Soot Surface Chemistry and Particle Structure by in Vitro Assays. Biomedicines. 2020 Sep 11;8(9):E345, doi: 10.3390/biomedicines8090345.

  22. Silveyra P, Grandison T. The Obstacle Course to Research Independence and Innovation: Challenges for Early-Career Scientists. Trends in the Sciences, 25(4) 2020 p58-61, doi: 10.5363/tits.25.4_58.

  23. Wei H, Zhang C, Silveyra P. The Relationships between Prenatal Smoking Exposure and Telomere Lengths in Fetuses, Infants, and Children: A Systematic Literature Review. J Addict Nurs Oct/Dec 2020;31(4):243-252, doi: 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000364.

  24. Nalian A, Umstead TM, Yang C, Silveyra P, Thomas NJ, Floros J, McCormack FX, Chroneos ZC. Structural and functional determinants of rodent and human surfactant protein A: a synthesis of binding and computational data. Front Immunol. 2019 Nov 7;10:2613, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02613. eCollection 2019.

  25. Fuentes N, Nicoleau M, Cabello N, Montes D, Zomorodi N, Chroneos Z, Silveyra P. 17β-Estradiol affects lung function and inflammation following ozone exposure in a sex-dependent manner. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 317:L702-716, 2019, doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00176.2019.

  26. Fuentes N, Silveyra P. Estrogen receptor signaling mechanisms. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol. 2019;116:135-170. doi: 10.1016/bs.apcsb.2019.01.001.

  27. Naeem A, Silveyra P. Sex differences in paediatric and adult asthma. European Medical Journal. EMJ. 2019;4[2]:27-35; Editor’s pick.

  28. Fesen K, Silveyra P, Fuentes N, Nicoleau M, Rivera L, Kitch D, Graff G, Siddaiah R. The Role of microRNAs in Chronic Pseudomonas Lung Infection in Cystic Fibrosis. Respir Med. 2019 May;151:133-138. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2019.04.012. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

  29. Naeem A, Ahmed I, Silveyra P. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: An Update on Experimental Therapeutics. EMJ. 2019;4[1]:20-29. Editor’s pick.

  30. Fuentes N, Cabello N, Nicoleau M, Chroneos Z, Silveyra P. Modulation of the lung inflammatory response to ozone by the estrous cycle. Physiol Rep. 2019 Mar;7(5):e14026, doi: 10.14814/phy2.14026.

  31. Fuentes N, Silveyra P. Lung MicroRNA Profiling Across the Estrous Cycle in Ozone-Exposed Mice. J Vis Exp. 2019 Jan 7; (143), doi:10.3791/58664.

  32. Fuentes N, Silveyra P. Endocrine regulation of lung disease and inflammation. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2018 Dec;243(17-18):1313-1322, doi: 10.1177/1535370218816653.

  33. Vargas-Pelaez AF, Ramirez SI, Valdes-Sanchez C, Piedra-Abusharar S, Romeu J, Carmichael C, Bascoy S, Baron R, Pichardo-Lowden A, Albarracin N, Jones C, Silveyra P. Implementing a Medical Interpreter Training Program as a Strategy to Developing Humanism. BMC Med Educ. 2018 Jun 18;18(1):141, doi: 10.1186/s12909-018-1254-7.

  34. Fuentes N, Roy A, Mishra V, Cabello N, Silveyra P. Sex-specific microRNA expression networks in an acute model of ozone-induced lung inflammation. Biol Sex Differ. 2018 May 8;9(1):18, doi: 10.1186/s13293-018-0177-7.

  35. Silveyra GR, Silveyra P, Vatnick I, Medesani DA, Rodriguez EM. Effects of atrazine on vitellogenesis, steroid levels, and oxidative stress in female red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii. Aquatic Toxicology (197) 2018, 136-142, doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.02.017.

  36. Halstead ES, Umstead T, Davies M, Kawasawa YI, Silveyra P, Howrylak JA, Yang L, Guo W, Hu S, Kurundu Hewage E, Myers R, Cooper TK, and Chroneos ZC. GM-CSF overexpression after lethal influenza A virus infection prevents mortality by blocking M1-like airway monocyte/macrophage polarization. Respir Res 2018 Jan 5;19(1):3, doi: 10.1186/s12931-017-0708-5.

  37. Silveyra P, Zeldin DC. It all begins in utero: cord blood bacterial DNA and T-cell immunity. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017 Oct;57(4):379-380, doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0185ED.

  38. Mishra V, Banga J, Silveyra P. Oxidative stress and cellular pathways of asthma and inflammation: Therapeutic strategies and pharmacological targets. Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Aug 23. pii: S0163-7258(17)30221-8, doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2017.08.011.

  39. Fino K, Yang L, Silveyra P, Hu S, Umstead TM, DiAngelo S, Halstead ES, Cooper TK, Abraham T, Takahashi Y, Zhou Z, Wang HG, and Chroneos ZC. SH3GLB2/endophilin B2 regulates lung homeostasis and recovery from severe influenza A virus infection. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 4;7(1):7262, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07724-5.

  40. Carney M, Tarasiuk A, DiAngelo S, Silveyra P, Podany A, Birch L, Paul I, Kelleher S, Hicks S. Metabolism-related microRNAs in maternal breast milk are influenced by premature delivery. Pediatr Res. 2017 Apr 19, doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.54.

  41. Rivera L, Siddaiah R, Oji-Mmuo C, Silveyra G, Silveyra P. Biomarkers for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in the Preterm Infant. Front. Pediatr 31 March 2016, 4:33, doi: 10.3389/fped.2016.00033.

  42. Mishra V, DiAngelo S, Silveyra P. Sex-specific IL-6-associated signaling activation in ozone-induced lung inflammation. Biol Sex Differ. 2016 Mar 5;7:16, doi:10.1186/s13293-016-0069-7.

  43. Cabello N, Mishra V, Sinha U, DiAngelo S, Chroneos ZC, Ekpa NA, Cooper TK, Caruso, CR, Silveyra P. Sex differences in the expression of lung inflammatory mediators in response to ozone. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 309:L1150-1163, 2015, doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00018.2015.

  44. Yang L, Carrillo M, Wu Y, DiAngelo S, Silveyra P, Umstead TM, Halstead SE, Davis M, Hu S, Floros J, McCormack FX, Chroneos ZC. SP-R210 (Myo18A) variants as intrinsic modulators of macrophage priming and activation. PLoS ONE10(5): e0126576, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126576

  45. Tsotakos N, Silveyra P, Lin Z, Thomas NJ, Vaid M, Floros J. Regulation of translation by upstream translation initiation codons of surfactant protein A (SP-A1) splice variants. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 Jan 1;308(1):L58-75, doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00058.2014.

  46. Grageda M, Silveyra P, Thomas NJ, DiAngelo S, Floros J. DNA Methylation Profile and Expression of Surfactant Protein A2 gene in Lung Cancer. Experimental Lung Research, 41:2, 93-102, doi: 10.3109/01902148.2014.976298.

  47. Silveyra P, Chroneos ZC, Thomas NJ, DiAngelo S, Howrylak, J, Noutsios G, Tsotakos N, Umstead TM, Floros J. Knockdown of Drosha in human alveolar type II cells alters expression of Surfactant Protein A in culture: a pilot study. Experimental Lung Research, 40:7, 354-366, doi: 10.3109/01902148.2014.929757.

  48. Silveyra P, DiAngelo S, Floros J. An 11-nt sequence polymorphism at the 3’UTR of human SFTPA1 and SFTPA2 gene variants differentially affect gene expression levels and miRNA regulation in cell culture. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2014 Jul 1;307(1):L106-19.

  49. Olmeda B, Umstead TM, Silveyra P, Pascual A, López-Barneo J, Phelps DS, Floros J, Pérez-Gil J. Effect of hypoxia on lung gene expression and proteomic profile: insights into the pulmonary surfactant response. J Proteomics. 2014 Apr 14;101:179-91.

  50. Silveyra P, Floros J. Genetic complexity of the human surfactant-associated proteins SP-A1 and SP-A2. Gene. 2013 Dec 1;531(2):126-32.

  51. Phelps DS, Umstead TM, Silveyra P, Hu S, Wang G, Floros J. Differences in the alveolar macrophage proteome in transgenic mice expressing human SP-A1 and SP-A2. Journal of Proteomics and Genomics Research 2013, Vol. 1, issue 2, pp2-26.

  52. Noutsios GT, Silveyra P, Bhatti, F, Floros J. Exon B of human surfactant protein A2 mRNA, alone or within its surrounding sequences interacts with 14-3-3; role of cis elements and secondary structure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Jun 1;304(11):L722-35.

  53. Yang W, Ni L, Silveyra P, Singh A, Noutsios G, Wang G, DiAngelo S, Sanusi O, Raval M, Floros J. Motifs within the CA-repeat-rich region of Surfactant Protein B (SFTPB) intron 4 differentially affect mRNA splicing. J Mol Biochem. 2013 Feb 20;2(1):40-55.

  54. Silveyra P, Floros J. Air Pollution and Epigenetics: Effects on SP-A and Innate Host Defense in the Lung. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012 May 2;142:w13579.

  55. Durrani F, Phelps DS, Weisz J, Silveyra P, Hu S, Mikerov AN, Floros J. Gonadal hormones and oxidative stress interaction differentially affects survival of male and female mice and phagocytosis after Klebsiella pneumoniae infection. Exp Lung Res. 2012 May;38(4):165-72.

  56. Silveyra P, Floros J. Genetic variant associations of human SFTPA1, SFTPA2, and SFTPD with acute and chronic lung injury. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2012 Jan 1;17:407-29.

  57. Floros J, Londono D, Gordon D, Silveyra P, DiAngelo S, Viscardi, R Worthen G, Shenberger J, Wang G, Lin Z, Thomas NJ. IL18R1 and IL18RAP SNPs may associate with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in African American infants. Pediatr Res. 2012 Jan;71(1):107-14.

  58. Silveyra P, Raval M, Simmons B, DiAngelo S, Wang G, Floros J. The Untranslated Exon B of Human Surfactant Protein A2 (SFTPA2) mRNAs is an Enhancer for Transcription and Translation. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2011 Nov;301(5):L795-803.

  59. Silveyra P, Wang G, Floros J. Human SP-A1 (SFTPA1) variant-specific 3′UTRs and poly(A) tail differentially affect the in vitro translation of a reporter gene. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Oct;299(4):L523-34.

  60. Silveyra P, Cataldi N, Lux-Lantos VAR, Libertun C. Role of orexins in the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian relationships. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2010 Mar;198(3):355-60.

  61. Silveyra P, Cataldi N, Lux-Lantos VAR, Libertun C. Gonadal steroids modulated hypocretin/orexin type-1 receptor expression in a brain region, sex and daytime specific manner. Regul Pept. 2009 Nov 27;158(1-3):121-6.

  62. Garcia-Tornadu IA, Diaz-Torga GS, Risso G, Silveyra P, Cataldi N, Ramirez MC, Low MJ, Libertun C, Becu-Villalobos D. Hypothalamic orexin, OX1, α-MSH and MCRs expression in dopaminergic D2R knockout mice. Neuropeptides. 2009 Aug;43(4):267-74.

  63. Wang G, Guo X, Silveyra P, Kimball S, Floros J. Cap-independent translation of human SP-A 5’-UTR variants; A double-loop structure and cis-element contribution. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009 Apr;296(4):L635-47.

  64. Silveyra P, Lux-Lantos VAR, Libertun C. Both orexin receptors are expressed in rat ovaries and fluctuate with the estrous cycle. Effects of orexin receptor antagonists on gonadotropins and ovulation. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Oct;293(4):E977-85.

  65. Silveyra P, Catalano PN, Lux-Lantos VAR, Libertun C. Impact of the Proestrous Milieu on Expression of Orexin Receptors and Prepro-Orexin in Rat Hypothalamus and Hypophysis. Actions of Cetrorelix and Nembutal. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab.2007 Mar;292(3):E820-8.

  66. Catalano PN, Bonaventura MM, Silveyra P, Bettler B, Libertun C, Lux-Lantos VAR. GABAB1 Knock-Out Mice Reveal Alterations In Prolactin Levels, Gonadotropic Axis and Reproductive Function. Neuroendocrinology. 2005;82(5-6):294-305.

  67. Bianchi MS, Catalano PN, Bonaventura MM, Silveyra P, Bettler B, Libertun C, Lux-Lantos VAR. Effect of Androgens on Sexual Differentiation of Pituitary Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Receptor Subunit GABA (B) Expression. Neuroendocrinology. 2004;80(3):129-42.



  1. “Sex-Based Differences in Lung Physiology”, American Physiological Society and Springer-Nature. Edited by P. Silveyra and X. Tigno. ISBN 978-3-030-63549-7. © 2021

  2. “Diccionario Multilingüe de Criminalística” (Multilingual Criminalistics Dictionary), by Machado Schiaffino, CA. Buenos Aires; La Rocca ©2008. ISBN 978-987-517-119-0

  3. “Sistemas de Identificación Humana” (Human Identification Systems) by Silveyra J and Silveyra, P. Buenos Aires; La Rocca ©2006. ISBN: 9789875170933.

Book Chapters

  1. Chapter 4: “Role of non-coding RNAs in lung cancer” by Babayev M and Silveyra P. In “Recent Advances in Non-Coding RNAs”, ISBN 978-1-80356-015-1. Edited by Lütfi Tutar; DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.107930 © 2022

  2. Chapter 14: “Sex and Gender Differences in Lung Disease” by Silveyra P, Fuentes N, Rodriguez Bauza D. In “Lung Inflammation in Health and Disease, Volume II” Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer-Nature. Edited by J. Xiao. ISBN 978-3-030-68748-9. © 2021

  3. Chapter 9: “Sex and Gender Differences in the Susceptibility to Environmental Exposures” by Silveyra P, Al Housseiny H, Rebuli ME. Sex-Based Differences in Lung Physiology. 2021 Mar 19:251–90, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-63549-7_9. PMCID: PMC7972103. © 2021

  4. Chapter 5: “Ozone I. Human Disorders: An Overview” by Silveyra, P, Fuentes N, and Rivera L. In “A Handbook of Environmental Toxicology – Human disorders and ecotoxicology”. Edited by Felix D’Mello. CAB International, UK. ISBN 978-1786394675. February 2020.

  5. Chapter 1: “Understanding the Intersection of Environmental Pollution, Pneumonia, and Inflammation: Does Gender Play a Role?” by Silveyra, P, Fuentes N, Rivera L. In “Contemporary Topics of Pneumonia”. Edited by Zissis C. Chroneos. InTechOpen Books, Croatia. ISBN 978-953-51-3708-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3707-8, Published: December 20, 2017; DOI: 10.5772/66055

  6. Chapter 9: “Developmental Lung Disease” by Silveyra, P. In “Gender, Sex Hormones and Respiratory Disease: A Comprehensive Guide”. Edited by Anna R. Hemnes. Humana Press ©2016. ISBN 978-3-319-23996-5, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-23998-9.

  7. Chapter 10: “Biochemical Forensic Systems for Human Identification” by Silveyra, P. In “La Escena del Crimen” (The Crime Scene), by Silveyra J. Buenos Aires; La Rocca ©2003. ISBN: 9789875170605

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