Monte Willis

MD, PhD, MBA, Deputy Director, Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine

  • 635 Barnhill Drive, MS 5067

    46202 Indianapolis

    United States

  • 6612 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
19982020

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Publications

Article

Abdominal tenderness in a male

Willis, M. S., Wians, F. H. & Baskin, L. B., Dec 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 12, p. 923-926 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A concentration-dependent endocytic trap and sink mechanism converts Bmper from an activator to an inhibitor of Bmp signaling

Kelley, R., Ren, R., Pi, X., Wu, Y., Moreno, I., Willis, M., Moser, M., Ross, M., Podkowa, M., Attisano, L. & Patterson, C., Feb 23 2009, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 184, 4, p. 597-609 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

A critical role for muscle ring finger-1 in acute lung injury-associated skeletal muscle wasting

Files, D. C., D'Alessio, F. R., Johnston, L. F., Kesari, P., Aggarwal, N. R., Garibaldi, B. T., Mock, J. R., Simmers, J. L., DeGorordo, A., Murdoch, J., Willis, M. S., Patterson, C., Tankersley, C. G., Messi, M. L., Liu, C., Delbono, O., Furlow, J. D., Bodine, S. C., Cohn, R. D., King, L. S. & 1 others, Crow, M. T., Apr 15 2012, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 185, 8, p. 825-834 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Acute diarrhea in a young traveler

Willis, M. S. & So, S. G., Oct 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 10, p. 775-781 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adduction of soluble proteins with malondialdehyde-acetaldehyde (MAA) induces antibody production and enhances T-cell proliferation

Willis, M. S., Klassen, L. W., Tuma, D. J., Sorrell, M. F. & Thiele, G. M., Jan 1 2002, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 26, 1, p. 94-106 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Albert szent-györgyi, MD, PhD: Discoverer of vitamin C and a pioneer of cellular respiration, muscle physiology, and cancer development

Ranek, M. J., Cotten, S. W. & Willis, M. S., Nov 1 2011, In : Laboratory Medicine. 42, 11, p. 694-698 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Altered mental status in a middle-aged male

Willis, M. S., Fuda, F. S., Burns, D. K. & Baskin, L. B., Dec 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 12, p. 917-922 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic valve insufficiency in a 45-year-old male

Willis, M., Roth, M. & Gilligan, P., Jun 2005, In : Laboratory Medicine. 36, 6, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Applicability of precision medicine approaches to managing hypertension in rural populations

Halladay, J. R., Lenhart, K. C., Robasky, K., Jones, W., Homan, W. F., Cummings, D. M., Cené, C. W., Hinderliter, A. L., Miller, C. L., Donahue, K. E., Garcia, B. A., Keyserling, T. C., Ammerman, A. S., Patterson, C., Dewalt, D. A., Johnston, L. F., Willis, M. S. & Schisler, J. C., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Personalized Medicine. 8, 2, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

A purified MAA-based ELISA is a useful tool for determining anti-MAA antibody titer with high sensitivity

Shimomoto, T., Collins, L. B., Yi, X., Holley, D. W., Zhang, Z., Tian, X., Uchida, K., Wang, C., Hörkkö, S., Willis, M. S., Gold, A., Bultman, S. J. & Nakamura, J., Feb 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 2, e0172172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Atrogin-1 and MuRF1 regulate cardiac MyBP-C levels via different mechanisms

Mearini, G., Gedicke, C., Schlossarek, S., Witt, C. C., Krämer, E., Cao, P., Gomes, M. D., Lecker, S. H., Labeit, S., Willis, M. S., Eschenhagen, T. & Carrier, L., Jan 1 2010, In : Cardiovascular research. 85, 2, p. 357-366 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
63 Scopus citations

Atrogin-1 inhibits Akt-dependent cardiac hypertrophy in mice via ubiquitin-dependent coactivation of Forkhead proteins

Li, H. H., Willis, M. S., Lockyer, P., Miller, N., McDonough, H., Glass, D. J. & Patterson, C., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 117, 11, p. 3211-3223 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
198 Scopus citations

Autoimmune hepatitis induced by syngeneic liver cytosolic proteins biotransformed by alcohol metabolites

Thiele, G. M., Duryee, M. J., Willis, M. S., Tuma, D. J., Radio, S. J., Hunter, C. D., Schaffert, C. S. & Klassen, L. W., Dec 1 2010, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 34, 12, p. 2126-2136 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Autoimmune hepatitis type 2

Willis, M. S. & Latimer, M. J., Jan 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 4, p. 273-277 5 p.

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Open Access

Bedbugs in the 21st century: The reemergence of an old foe

Williams, K. & Willis, M. S., Nov 26 2012, In : Laboratory Medicine. 43, 5, p. 141-148 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Biclonal M-spike in a 7-year-old child

Fritchie, K. & Willis, M. S., Jun 1 2007, In : Laboratory Medicine. 38, 6, p. 347-351 5 p.

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Open Access

Blood bank management of sickle cell patients at comprehensive sickle cell centers

Afenyi-Annan, A., Willis, M. S., Konrad, T. R. & Lottenberg, R., Nov 1 2007, In : Transfusion. 47, 11, p. 2089-2097 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Bmper inhibits endothelial expression of inflammatory adhesion molecules and protects against atherosclerosis

Pi, X., Lockyer, P., Dyer, L. A., Schisler, J. C., Russell, B., Carey, S., Sweet, D. T., Chen, Z., Tzima, E., Willis, M. S., Homeister, J. W., Moser, M. & Patterson, C., Sep 2012, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 32, 9, p. 2214-2222 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Scopus citations

BMPER regulates cardiomyocyte size and vessel density in vivo

Willis, M. S., Dyer, L. A., Ren, R., Lockyer, P., Moreno-Miralles, I., Schisler, J. C. & Patterson, C., May 1 2013, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 22, 3, p. 228-240 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Bone marrow-derived cells contribute to contractile dysfunction in endotoxic shock

Binck, B. W., Tsen, M. F., Islas, M., White, D. J., Schultz, R. A., Willis, M. S., Garcia, J. V., Horton, J. W. & Thomas, J. A., Feb 1 2005, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 288, 2 57-2, p. H577-H583

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Bone pain in a middle-age woman

Willis, M. S., Baskin, L. B. & Wians, F. H., Nov 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 11, p. 854-860 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Bovine cardiac troponin T is not accurately quantified with a common human clinical immunoassay

Willis, M. S., Snyder, J. A., Poppenga, R. H. & Grenache, D. G., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 19, 1, p. 106-108 3 p.

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Open Access
6 Scopus citations

BRG1 and BRM function antagonistically with c-MYC in adult cardiomyocytes to regulate conduction and contractility

Willis, M. S., Holley, D. W., Wang, Z., Chen, X., Quintana, M., Jensen, B. C., Tannu, M., Parker, J., Jeyaraj, D., Jain, M. K., Wolfram, J. A., Lee, H. G. & Bultman, S. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 105, p. 99-109 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

BRG1 and BRM SWI/SNF ATPases redundantly maintain cardiomyocyte homeostasis by regulating cardiomyocyte mitophagy and mitochondrial dynamics in vivo

Bultman, S. J., Holley, D. W., G De Ridder, G., Pizzo, S. V., Sidorova, T. N., Murray, K. T., Jensen, B. C., Wang, Z., Bevilacqua, A., Chen, X., Quintana, M. T., Tannu, M., Rosson, G. B., Pandya, K. & Willis, M. S., May 1 2016, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 25, 3, p. 258-269 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Cancer cachexia's metabolic signature in a murine model confirms a distinct entity

Der-Torossian, H., Asher, S. A., Winnike, J. H., Wysong, A., Yin, X., Willis, M. S., O'Connell, T. M. & Couch, M. E., Jun 1 2013, In : Metabolomics. 9, 3, p. 730-739 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Carboxyl terminus of Hsp70-interacting protein (CHIP) is required to modulate cardiac hypertrophy and attenuate autophagy during exercise

Willis, M. S., Min, J. N., Wang, S., Mcdonough, H., Lockyer, P., Wadosky, K. M. & Patterson, C., Dec 2013, In : Cell Biochemistry and Function. 31, 8, p. 724-735 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Cardiac energy dependence on glucose increases metabolites related to glutathione and activates metabolic genes controlled by mechanistic target of rapamycin

Schisler, J. C., Grevengoed, T. J., Pascual, F., Cooper, D. E., Ellis, J. M., Paul, D. S., Willis, M. S., Patterson, C., Jia, W. & Coleman, R. A., 2015, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 4, 2, e001136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Scopus citations

Cardiac muscle ring finger-1 Increases susceptibility to heart failure in Vivo

Willis, M. S., Schisler, J. C., Li, L., Rodríguez, J. E., Hilliard, E. G., Charles, P. C. & Patterson, C., Jul 2 2009, In : Circulation research. 105, 1, p. 80-88 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
69 Scopus citations
Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Cardiomyocyte glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors directly and antagonistically regulate heart disease in mice

Oakley, R. H., Cruz-Topete, D., He, B., Foley, J. F., Myers, P. H., Xu, X., Gomez-Sanchez, C. E., Chambon, P., Willis, M. S. & Cidlowski, J. A., Apr 16 2019, In : Science Signaling. 12, 577, eaau9685.

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16 Scopus citations

Cardiomyocyte-Specific Human Bcl2-Associated Anthanogene 3 P209L Expression Induces Mitochondrial Fragmentation, Bcl2-Associated Anthanogene 3 Haploinsufficiency, and Activates p38 Signaling

Quintana, M. T., Parry, T. L., He, J., Yates, C. C., Sidorova, T. N., Murray, K. T., Bain, J. R., Newgard, C. B., Muehlbauer, M. J., Eaton, S. C., Hishiya, A., Takayama, S. & Willis, M. S., Aug 1 2016, In : American Journal of Pathology. 186, 8, p. 1989-2007 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Cessation of biomechanical stretch model of C2C12 cells models myocyte atrophy and anaplerotic changes in metabolism using non-targeted metabolomics analysis

Ilaiwy, A., Quintana, M. T., Bain, J. R., Muehlbauer, M. J., Brown, D. I., Stansfield, W. E. & Willis, M. S., Oct 1 2016, In : International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 79, p. 80-92 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Characterization of a Model to Independently Study Regression of Ventricular Hypertrophy

Stansfield, W. E., Rojas, M., Corn, D., Willis, M., Patterson, C., Smyth, S. S. & Selzman, C. H., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 142, 2, p. 387-393 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Chest pain, dyspnea, and fatigue in a 57-year-old man

Roth, M., Aitsebaomo, J. & Willis, M. S., Sep 1 2007, In : Laboratory Medicine. 38, 9, p. 543-548 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Chronic cough in an older female

Sigauke, E., Kamba, T. T. & Willis, M. S., Feb 1 2003, In : Laboratory Medicine. 34, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Chronic ethanol consumption impairs receptor-mediated endocytosis of MAA-modified albumin by liver endothelial cells

Duryee, M. J., Klassen, L. W., Freeman, T. L., Willis, M. S., Tuma, D. J. & Thiele, G. M., Sep 15 2003, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 66, 6, p. 1045-1054 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Willis, M. S. & Wilson, K. S., Jan 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 3, p. 203-207 5 p.

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Open Access

Clinical Evidence Supports a Protective Role for CXCL5 in Coronary Artery Disease

Ravi, S., Schuck, R. N., Hilliard, E., Lee, C. R., Dai, X., Lenhart, K., Willis, M., Jensen, B. C., Stouffer, G. A., Patterson, C. & Schisler, J. C., Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Pathology. 187, 12, p. 2895-2911 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Confounding issues in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: Lyme disease testing

Willis, M. S. & Bai, Y., Jun 1 2003, In : Laboratory Medicine. 34, 6, p. 467-475 9 p.

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Open Access

Corticosteroids are essential for maintaining cardiovascular function in male mice

Cruz-Topete, D., Myers, P. H., Foley, J. F., Willis, M. S. & Cidlowski, J. A., Jul 2016, In : Endocrinology. 157, 7, p. 2759-2771 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Scopus citations

Current methods of colorectal cancer screening.

Willis, M. S., Fuda, F. S. & Chenault, C. B., May 2002, In : MLO: medical laboratory observer. 34, 5, p. 12-16, 19; quiz 20-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Deficiency of cardiac Acyl-CoA synthetase-1 induces diastolic dysfunction, but pathologic hypertrophy is reversed by rapamycin

Paul, D. S., Grevengoed, T. J., Pascual, F., Ellis, J. M., Willis, M. S. & Coleman, R. A., Jun 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids. 1841, 6, p. 880-887 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Delayed contrast enhancement imaging of a murine model for ischemia reperfusion with carbon nanotube micro-CT

Burk, L. M., Wang, K. H., Wait, J. M., Kang, E., Willis, M., Lu, J., Zhou, O. & Lee, Y. Z., Jan 30 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 1, e0115607.

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Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Depletion of PHD3 protects heart from ischemia/reperfusion injury by inhibiting cardiomyocyte apoptosis

Xie, L., Pi, X., Wang, Z., He, J., Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 80, p. 156-165 10 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Dietary salt exacerbates isoproterenol-induced cardiomyopathy in rats

Carll, A. P., Haykal-Coates, N., Winsett, D. W., Hazari, M. S., Nyska, A., Richards, J. H., Willis, M. S., Costa, D. L. & Farraj, A. K., Oct 1 2011, In : Toxicologic Pathology. 39, 6, p. 925-937 13 p.

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Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Disrupted structure and aberrant function of CHIP mediates the loss of motor and cognitive function in preclinical models of SCAR16

Shi, C. H., Rubel, C., Soss, S. E., Sanchez-Hodge, R., Zhang, S., Madrigal, S. C., Ravi, S., McDonough, H., Page, R. C., Chazin, W. J., Patterson, C., Mao, C. Y., Willis, M. S., Luo, H. Y., Li, Y. S., Stevens, D. A., Tang, M. B., Du, P., Wang, Y. H., Hu, Z. W. & 2 others, Xu, Y. M. & Schisler, J. C., Sep 2018, In : PLoS Genetics. 14, 9, e1007664.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

DNA bar code: screening methods of colorectal cancer.

McCudden, C. & Willis, M. S., Nov 1 2006, In : MLO: medical laboratory observer. 38, 11, p. 10, 12, 14-15 passim; quiz 22-23

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Doxorubicin Exposure Causes Subacute Cardiac Atrophy Dependent on the Striated Muscle-Specific Ubiquitin Ligase MuRF1

Willis, M. S., Parry, T. L., Brown, D. I., Mota, R. I., Huang, W., Beak, J. Y., Sola, M., Zhou, C., Hicks, S. T., Caughey, M. C., D'agostino, R. B., Jordan, J., Hundley, W. G. & Jensen, B. C., Mar 1 2019, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 12, 3, e005234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Dystrophin-deficient dogs with reduced myostatin have unequal muscle growth and greater joint contractures

Kornegay, J. N., Bogan, D. J., Bogan, J. R., Dow, J. L., Wang, J., Fan, Z., Liu, N., Warsing, L. C., Grange, R. W., Ahn, M., Balog-Alvarez, C. J., Cotten, S. W., Willis, M. S., Brinkmeyer-Langford, C., Zhu, H., Palandra, J., Morris, C. A., Styner, M. A. & Wagner, K. R., Apr 4 2016, In : Skeletal Muscle. 6, 1, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Scopus citations

Effect of anemia on plasma concentrations of NT-proBNP

Willis, M. S., Lee, E. S. & Grenache, D. G., Aug 1 2005, In : Clinica Chimica Acta. 358, 1-2, p. 175-181 7 p.

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26 Scopus citations