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Department of Medicine

Faculty Profiles

Rakesh Mishra
Associate Professor


Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of Wahington M.D. 05/1995

Recent Articles (54)

De D, Kallappagoudar S, Lim JM, Pathak RU, Mishra RK. O-GlcNAcylation of Boundary Element Associated Factor (BEAF 32) in Drosophila melanogaster correlates with active histone marks at the promoters of its target genes. Nucleus. 2017 Sep 14; 0.

Sowpati DT, Srivastava S, Dhawan J, Mishra RK. C-State: an interactive web app for simultaneous multi-gene visualization and comparative epigenetic pattern search. BMC Bioinformatics. 2017 Sep 13; 18(Suppl 10):392.

Srivastava A, Kumar AS, Mishra RK. Vertebrate GAF/ThPOK: emerging functions in chromatin architecture and transcriptional regulation. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2017 Aug 30.

Hifsudheen M, Mishra RK, Vedhanarayanan B, Praveen VK, Ajayaghosh A. The Helix to Super-Helix Transition in the Self-Assembly of p-Systems: Superseding of Molecular Chirality at Hierarchical Level. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 Aug 11.

Kushawah G, Mishra RK. Ultraconserved Sequences Associated with HoxD Cluster Have Strong Repression Activity. Genome Biol Evol. 2017 Aug 01; 9(8):2049-2054.

Dikhit MR, Amit A, Singh AK, Kumar A, Mansuri R, Sinha S, Topno RK, Mishra R, Das VNR, Pandey K, Sahoo GC, Ali V, Bimal S, Das P. Vaccine potential of HLA-A2 epitopes from Leishmania Cysteine Protease Type III (CPC). Parasite Immunol. 2017 Sep; 39(9).

Krishnan J, Athar F, Rani TS, Mishra RK. Simple sequence repeats showing 'length preference' have regulatory functions in humans. Gene. 2017 Sep 10; 628:156-161.

Mishra RK, Pruthi N, Bharath RD, Malla BR. Role of intraoperative dynamic magnetic resonance myelogram in management of giant dorsolumbar spinal extradural arachnoid cyst: case report. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Aug; 27(2):185-188.

Avvaru AK, Saxena S, Sowpati DT, Mishra RK. MSDB: A Comprehensive Database of Simple Sequence Repeats. Genome Biol Evol. 2017 Jun 01; 9(6):1797-1802.

Fareez IM, Lim SM, Zulkefli NAA, Mishra RK, Ramasamy K. Cellulose Derivatives Enhanced Stability of Alginate-Based Beads Loaded with Lactobacillus plantarum LAB12 against Low pH, High Temperature and Prolonged Storage. Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins. 2017 May 10.

Gupta PK, Misra S, Verma R, Soni N, Lamin JC, Mishra RK, Behari S, Kumar S. Primary intradural cervical spine melanocytoma: A rare tumor and review of literature. Neurol India. 2017 May-Jun; 65(3):653-657.

Mishra RK, Judson G, Christenson RH, DeFilippi C, Wu AHB, Whooley MA. The Association of Five-Year Changes in the Levels of N-Terminal Fragment of the Prohormone Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) with Subsequent Heart Failure and Death in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Cardiology. 2017; 137(4):201-206.

Saha P, Verma S, Pathak RU, Mishra RK. Long Noncoding RNAs in Mammalian Development and Diseases. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017; 1008:155-198.

Mishra RK, Munivenkatappa A, Prathyusha V, Shukla DP, Devi BI. Clinical predictors of abnormal head computed tomography scan in patients who are conscious after head injury. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2017 Jan-Mar; 8(1):64-67.

Mishra RK, Potteti HR, Tamatam CR, Elangovan I, Reddy SP. c-Jun Is Required for Nuclear Factor-?B-Dependent, LPS-Stimulated Fos-Related Antigen-1 Transcription in Alveolar Macrophages. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Nov; 55(5):667-674.

Ge L, Wu Y, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Takaba K, Tartibi M, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Mishra R, Grossi EA, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Posterolateral Myocardial Infarction in Sheep Alters Left Ventricular Shear but Not Normal Strain in the Infarct and Infarct Borderzone. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1691-9.

Bhattacharya S, Mishra RK. Fibrous dysplasia and cherubism. Indian J Plast Surg. 2015 Sep-Dec; 48(3):236-48.

Mishra RK, Yang W, Roy J, Anderson AH, Bansal N, Chen J, DeFilippi C, Delafontaine P, Feldman HI, Kallem R, Kusek JW, Lora CM, Rosas SE, Go AS, Shlipak MG. Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire Score Is Associated With Incident Heart Failure Hospitalization in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Without Previously Diagnosed Heart Failure: Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jul; 8(4):702-8.

Mishra RK, Tietjens J, Regan M, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. The Prognostic Utility of Echo-Estimated Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure-Volume Relationship in Stable Coronary Artery Disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Echocardiography. 2015 Nov; 32(11):1639-46.

Mishra RK, Agarwal A. White Roll Vermilion turn down flap in primary unilateral cleft lip repair: A novel approach. Indian J Plast Surg. 2015 May-Aug; 48(2):178-84.

Saha SA, Beatty AL, Mishra RK, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Usefulness of an Echocardiographic Composite Cardiac Calcium Score to Predict Death in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 01; 116(1):50-8.

Bhattacharya S, Mishra RK. Pressure ulcers: Current understanding and newer modalities of treatment. Indian J Plast Surg. 2015 Jan-Apr; 48(1):4-16.

Park M, Vittinghoff E, Shlipak MG, Mishra R, Whooley M, Bansal N. Associations of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with kidney function decline in persons without clinical heart failure in the Heart and Soul Study. Am Heart J. 2014 Dec; 168(6):931-9.e2.

Mishra RK, Beatty AL, Jaganath R, Regan M, Wu AH, Whooley MA. B-type natriuretic peptides for the prediction of cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary heart disease: the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jul 22; 3(4).

Lee LC, Ge L, Zhang Z, Pease M, Nikolic SD, Mishra R, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM. Patient-specific finite element modeling of the Cardiokinetix Parachute(®) device: effects on left ventricular wall stress and function. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2014 Jun; 52(6):557-66.

Ge L, Morrel WG, Ward A, Mishra R, Zhang Z, Guccione JM, Grossi EA, Ratcliffe MB. Measurement of mitral leaflet and annular geometry and stress after repair of posterior leaflet prolapse: virtual repair using a patient-specific finite element simulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May; 97(5):1496-503.

Mishra RK. Trans-nipple removal of fibro-glandular tissue in gynaecomastia surgery without additional scars: An innovative approach. Indian J Plast Surg. 2014 Jan; 47(1):50-5.

Sharma P, Verma RK, Mishra R, Sahu AK, Choudhary DK, Gaur RK. First report of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus association with the leaf green mosaic disease of a vegetable crop, Luffa acutangula L. Acta Virol. 2014; 58(3):299-300.

Mishra RK, Dubin RF. The effects of frequent hemodialysis on left ventricular mass, volumes, and geometry. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Dec; 8(12):2025-7.

Dubin RF, Li Y, He J, Jaar BG, Kallem R, Lash JP, Makos G, Rosas SE, Soliman EZ, Townsend RR, Yang W, Go AS, Keane M, Defilippi C, Mishra R, Wolf M, Shlipak MG. Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC). BMC Nephrol. 2013 Oct 22; 14:229.

Mishra R, Yathish BE, Himanshu D, Usman K. Inferior vena cava thrombosis: a rare complication of fibrocalcific pancreatic diabetes. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 22; 2013.

Shimkunas R, Zhang Z, Wenk JF, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Acevedo-Bolton G, Wang G, Saloner D, Mishra R, Wallace AW, Ge L, Baker AJ, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Left ventricular myocardial contractility is depressed in the borderzone after posterolateral myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1619-25.

Mishra RK, Li Y, DeFilippi C, Fischer MJ, Yang W, Keane M, Chen J, He J, Kallem R, Horwitz EJ, Rafey M, Raj DS, Go AS, Shlipak MG. Association of cardiac troponin T with left ventricular structure and function in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 May; 61(5):701-9.

Mishra RK, Li Y, Ricardo AC, Yang W, Keane M, Cuevas M, Christenson R, deFilippi C, Chen J, He J, Kallem RR, Raj DS, Schelling JR, Wright J, Go AS, Shlipak MG. Association of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with left ventricular structure and function in chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort [CRIC]). Am J Cardiol. 2013 Feb 01; 111(3):432-8.

Park M, Hsu CY, Li Y, Mishra RK, Keane M, Rosas SE, Dries D, Xie D, Chen J, He J, Anderson A, Go AS, Shlipak MG. Associations between kidney function and subclinical cardiac abnormalities in CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Oct; 23(10):1725-34.

Carrick R, Ge L, Lee LC, Zhang Z, Mishra R, Axel L, Guccione JM, Grossi EA, Ratcliffe MB. Patient-specific finite element-based analysis of ventricular myofiber stress after Coapsys: importance of residual stress. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun; 93(6):1964-71.

Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Cheng G, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Mishra R, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB. Moderate mitral regurgitation accelerates left ventricular remodeling after posterolateral myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov; 92(5):1614-20.

Mishra RK, Devereux RB, Cohen BE, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Prediction of heart failure and adverse cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary artery disease using mitral E/A ratio in conjunction with e-wave deceleration time: the heart and soul study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Oct; 24(10):1134-40.

Reddy AB, Tammali R, Mishra R, Srivastava S, Srivastava SK, Ramana KV. Aldose reductase deficiency protects sugar-induced lens opacification in rats. Chem Biol Interact. 2011 May 30; 191(1-3):346-50.

Mishra RK. Cardiac emergencies in patients with HIV. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 May; 28(2):273-82, Table of Contents.

Chinali M, Aurigemma GP, de Simone G, Mishra RK, Gerdts E, Wachtell K, Boman K, Dahlöf B, Devereux RB. Mitral E wave deceleration time to peak E velocity ratio and cardiovascular outcome in hypertensive patients during antihypertensive treatment (from the LIFE echo-substudy). Am J Cardiol. 2009 Oct 15; 104(8):1098-104.

Mishra R, Olofsson L, Karlsson M, Carlsson U, Nicholls IA, Hammarström P. A conformationally isoformic thermophilic protein with high kinetic unfolding barriers. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2008 Mar; 65(5):827-39.

Mishra RK, Galloway JM, Lee ET, Best LG, Russell M, Roman MJ, Devereux RB. The ratio of mitral deceleration time to E-wave velocity and mitral deceleration slope outperform deceleration time alone in predicting cardiovascular outcomes: the Strong Heart Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Nov; 20(11):1300-6.

Mishra RK, Kizer JR, Palmieri V, Roman MJ, Galloway JM, Fabsitz RR, Lee ET, Best LG, Devereux RB. Utility of the myocardial performance index in a population with high prevalences of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension: the strong heart study. Echocardiography. 2007 Apr; 24(4):340-7.

Mishra RK, Basson CT. Treatment goals for the management of lipids and inflammation for patients with coronary artery disease. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Feb; 9(1):3-10.

Dorbala S, Giugliano RP, Logsetty G, Vangala D, Mishra R, Crugnale S, Yang D, Di Carli MF. Prognostic value of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with elevated cardiac troponin I levels and atypical clinical presentation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2007 Jan; 14(1):53-8.

Skubas N, Brown NI, Mishra R. Diagnostic dilemma: a pacemaker lead inside the left atrium or an echocardiographic beam width artifact? Anesth Analg. 2006 Apr; 102(4):1043-4.

Mishra RK, Dorbala S, Logsetty G, Hassan A, Heinonen T, Schelbert HR, Di Carli MF. Quantitative relation between hemodynamic changes during intravenous adenosine infusion and the magnitude of coronary hyperemia: implications for myocardial perfusion imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Feb 15; 45(4):553-8.

Pandey JD, Sanguri V, Tripathi SB, Mishra RK, Soni NK. Theoretical prediction of surface tension of ternary liquid system (nitrogen + oxygen + argon) at elevated temperature and different pressure. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2004 Jun 01; 274(1):331-3.

Aggarwal A, Mishra R. Cytokine production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Indian Pediatr. 2002 Aug; 39(8):739-42.

Agarwal V, Pal S, Agarwal A, Gupta RK, Mishra R. Thrombocytopenia as the presenting manifestation of sarcoidosis. J Assoc Physicians India. 2002 Feb; 50:268-9.

Verma S, Trivedi JK, Singh H, Dalal PK, Asthana OP, Srivastava JS, Mishra R, Sinha PK. Serum lipid profile in suicide attempters. Indian J Psychiatry. 1999 Oct; 41(4):300-6.

Cherniack NS, Shenoy PC, Mishra R, Simonson M, Prabhakar NR. Induction of immediate early response genes by hypoxia. Possible molecular bases for systems adaptation to low pO2. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1996; 410:127-34.

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