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

  • 6703 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
19982020

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Publications

Article

Sildenafil reverses cardiac dysfunction in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Adamo, C. M., Dai, D. F., Percival, J. M., Minami, E., Willis, M. S., Patrucco, E., Froehner, S. C. & Beavo, J. A., Nov 2 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 44, p. 19079-19083 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

121 Scopus citations

Soluble proteins modified with acetaldehyde and malondialdehyde are immunogenic in the absence of adjuvant

Thiele, G. M., Tuma, D. J., Willis, M. S., Miller, J. A., McDonald, T. L., Sorrell, M. F. & Klassen, L. W., Nov 1998, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 22, 8, p. 1731-1739 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations

T cell proliferative responses to malondialdehyde-acetaldehyde haptenated protein are scavenger receptor mediated

Willis, M. S., Thiele, G. M., Tuma, D. J. & Klassen, L. W., Oct 2003, In : International Immunopharmacology. 3, 10-11, p. 1381-1399 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Testicular mass in a 40-year-old man

O'Connor, W. G., Bianchi, G. D., Willis, M. S. & McCudden, C. R., Jul 1 2011, In : Laboratory Medicine. 42, 7, p. 388-394 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The alpha-1A adrenergic receptor agonist A61603 reduces cardiac polyunsaturated fatty acid and endocannabinoid metabolites associated with inflammation in vivo

Willis, M. S., Ilaiwy, A., Montgomery, M. D., Simpson, P. C. & Jensen, B. C., Oct 1 2016, In : Metabolomics. 12, 10, 155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The case of recurrent sinusitis

Willis, M. S. & Jane Latimer, M., Nov 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 11, p. 849-853 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The case of the cola-colored urine

Narayan, S. B., Willis, M. S., Baskin, L. & Latimer, M. J., Nov 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 11, p. 860-863 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The case of the needle-shaped urine crystals

Willis, M. S., Wians, F. H., Kroft, S. & Baskin, L. B., Aug 1 2002, In : Laboratory Medicine. 33, 8, p. 637-640 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The E3 Ligase MuRF1 Degrades Myosin Heavy Chain Protein in Dexamethasone-Treated Skeletal Muscle

Clarke, B. A., Drujan, D., Willis, M. S., Murphy, L. O., Corpina, R. A., Burova, E., Rakhilin, S. V., Stitt, T. N., Patterson, C., Latres, E. & Glass, D. J., Nov 7 2007, In : Cell Metabolism. 6, 5, p. 376-385 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
408 Scopus citations

The hypermetabolic giant: 18F-FDG avid giant cell tumor identified on PET-CT

O'Connor, W., Quintana, M., Smith, S., Willis, M. & Renner, J., 2014, In : Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 8, 6, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

The legacy of Charles R. Drew, MD, CM, MDSC

Wilson, B. A., O'Connor, W. G. & Willis, M. S., Dec 1 2011, In : Immunohematology. 27, 3, p. 94-100 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The Maladaptive Effects of HIV Protease Inhibitors (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) on the Rat Heart

Reyskens, K. M. S. E., Fisher, T. L., Schisler, J. C., O'Connor, W. G., Rogers, A. B., Willis, M. S., Planesse, C., Rondeau, P., Bourdon, E. & Essop, M. F., Sep 30 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 9, e73347.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Scopus citations

The sympathetic nervous system regulates skeletal muscle motor innervation and acetylcholine receptor stability

Rodrigues, A. C. Z., Messi, M. L., Wang, Z. M., Abba, M. C., Pereyra, A., Birbrair, A., Zhang, T., O’Meara, M., Kwan, P., Lopez, E. I. S., Willis, M. S., Mintz, A., Files, D. C., Furdui, C., Oppenheim, R. W. & Delbono, O., Mar 2019, In : Acta Physiologica. 225, 3, e13195.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The ubiquitin ligase MuRF1 protects against cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury by its proteasome-dependent degradation of phospho-c-Jun

Li, H. H., Du, J., Fan, Y. N., Zhang, M. L., Liu, D. P., Li, L., Lockyer, P., Kang, E. Y., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Mar 2011, In : American Journal of Pathology. 178, 3, p. 1043-1058 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

The ubiquitin ligase MuRF1 regulates PPARα activity in the heart by enhancing nuclear export via monoubiquitination

Rodríguez, J. E., Liao, J. Y., He, J., Schisler, J. C., Newgard, C. B., Drujan, D., Glass, D. J., Frederick, C. B., Yoder, B. C., Lalush, D. S., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Sep 5 2015, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 413, p. 36-48 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Topic: Nocardia meningitis

Willis, M. S., Cavuoti, D. & Gander, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Laboratory Medicine. 32, 11, p. 695-699 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Toxoplasma infection: Making the best use of laboratory tests

Willis, M. S., Southern, P. & Latimer, M. J., Nov 1 2002, In : Infections in Medicine. 19, 11, p. 522-532 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Tumor necrosis factor-α-induced caspase activation mediates endotoxin-related cardiac dysfunction

Carlson, D. L., Willis, M. S., White, D. J., Norton, J. W. & Giroir, B. P., May 2005, In : Critical care medicine. 33, 5, p. 1021-1028 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Ubiquitin ligases and posttranslational regulation of energy in the heart: The hand that feeds

Brown, D. I., Parry, T. L. & Willis, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Comprehensive Physiology. 7, 3, p. 841-862 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Unexpected cause of anemia in a 45-year-old patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Pendse, A., Fedoriw, Y. & Willis, M. S., Nov 1 2010, In : Laboratory Medicine. 41, 11, p. 645-648 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Unexpected death in a heart transplant recipient

Banet, N., Gordon, C., Willis, M., Gilligan, P. & Thorne, L., Jan 1 2011, In : Laboratory Medicine. 42, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Untargeted metabolomics analysis of ischemia–reperfusion-injured hearts ex vivo from sedentary and exercise-trained rats

Parry, T. L., Starnes, J. W., O’Neal, S. K., Bain, J. R., Muehlbauer, M. J., Honcoop, A., Ilaiwy, A., Christopher, P., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Jan 1 2018, In : Metabolomics. 14, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Upregulation of autophagy genes and the unfolded protein response in human heart failure

Jensen, B. C., Bultman, S. J., Holley, D., Tang, W., de Ridder, G., Pizzo, S., Bowles, D. & Willis, M., Jan 30 2017, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. 10, 1, p. 1051-1058 8 p., IJCEM0040108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Urine crystals in a 1-year-old male

Fender, J., Willis, M. S. & Fedoriw, Y., Jul 1 2010, In : Laboratory Medicine. 41, 7, p. 388-392 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Wnt1/βcatenin injury response activates the epicardium and cardiac fibroblasts to promote cardiac repair

Duan, J., Gherghe, C., Liu, D., Hamlett, E., Srikantha, L., Rodgers, L., Regan, J. N., Rojas, M., Willis, M., Leask, A., Majesky, M. & Deb, A., Jan 18 2012, In : EMBO Journal. 31, 2, p. 429-442 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

162 Scopus citations

Zinc-induced copper deficiency: A report of three cases initially recognized on bone marrow examination

Willis, M. S., Monaghan, S. A., Miller, M. L., McKenna, R. W., Perkins, W. D., Levinson, B. S., Bhushan, V. & Kroft, S. H., Jan 2005, In : American journal of clinical pathology. 123, 1, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
143 Scopus citations
Book

Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Willis, M., Homeister, J. & Stone, J., Jan 2014, Elsevier Inc. 320 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Scopus citations

Molecular and translational vascular medicine

Homeister, J. W. & Willis, M., Jan 1 2012, Humana Press Inc. 338 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Proteolysis in the interstitial space

Pizzo, S. V., Lundblad, R. L. & Willis, M., Aug 19 2016, CRC Press. 297 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
Chapter

Circulating tumor markers: Basic concepts and clinical applications

McCudden, C. R. & Willis, M., Jun 25 2013, Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, and Correlations: Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 664-679 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Laboratory markers of cardiac damage and function

Durando, M., Jensen, B. C. & Willis, M., Jun 25 2013, Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, and Correlations: Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 545-567 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lean six sigma methodology for quality improvement in the clinical chemistry laboratory

Cotten, S. W., McCudden, C. R., Rogers, M. W. & Willis, M., Jun 25 2013, Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, and Correlations: Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 90-99 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Method evaluation

Henderson, M. P. A., Cotten, S. W., Rogers, M. W., Willis, M. & McCudden, C. R., Jun 25 2013, Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, and Correlations: Seventh Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 52-89 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neuronal Hormones and the Sympathetic/Parasympathetic Regulation of the Heart

Ranek, M. J., Vu, A., Willis, M. S. & Lymperopoulos, A., Jan 1 2017, Endocrinology of the Heart in Health and Disease: Integrated, Cellular, and Molecular Endocrinology of the Heart. Elsevier Inc., p. 207-227 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Novel cancer therapies targeting angiogenesis

Willis, M. & Klauber-DeMore, N., Jan 1 2016, The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer. Springer New York, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Nuclear Receptors and the Adaptive Response of the Heart

Parry, T., Ledee, D., Willis, M. S. & Portman, M. A., Jan 1 2017, Endocrinology of the Heart in Health and Disease: Integrated, Cellular, and Molecular Endocrinology of the Heart. Elsevier Inc., p. 249-284 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Pathophysiology of Heart Failure and an Overview of Therapies

Berthiaume, J. M., Kirk, J. A., Ranek, M. J., Lyon, R. C., Sheikh, F., Jensen, B. C., Hoit, B. D., Butany, J., Tolend, M., Rao, V. & Willis, M. S., Jan 1 2016, Cardiovascular Pathology: Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 271-339 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Post-analytical issues in the clinical laboratory

McCudden, C. R. & Willis, M., Jan 1 2016, Clinical Core Laboratory Testing. Springer US, p. 77-96 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Pathophysiology of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure

Stansfield, W. E., Ranek, M., Pendse, A., Schisler, J. C., Wang, S., Pulinilkunnil, T. & Willis, M. S., Jan 2014, Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease. Elsevier Inc., p. 51-78 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations

Ubiquitylation - dependent signaling in heart disease

Willis, M., Portbury, A., Ronnebaum, S., Zungu, M., Townley-Tilson, W. H. D. & Patterson, C., Jan 1 2012, Translational Cardiology: Molecular Basis of Cardiac Metabolism, Cardiac Remodeling, Translational Therapies and Imaging Techniques. Humana Press Inc., p. 251-289 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Erratum: MuRF1 activity is present in cardiac mitochondria and regulates reactive oxygen species production in vivo [J Bioenerg Biomembr, 46, (2014), (173-187), DOI 10.1007/s10863-014-9549-9]

Mattox, T. A., Young, M. E., Rubel, C. E., Spaniel, C., Rodríguez, J. E., Grevengoed, T. J., Gautel, M., Xu, Z., Anderson, E. J. & Willis, M. S., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes. 47, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
Conference contribution

Imaging of myocardial infarction using carbon nanotube micro-computed tomography and delayed contrast enhancement

Burk, L. M., Wang, K., Kang, E., Rojas, M., Willis, M., Lee, Y. Z., Lu, J. & Zhou, O., May 16 2011, Medical Imaging 2011: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging. 79651N. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7965).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
Editorial

Protein Quality Control, The Ubiquitin Proteosome System, and Authophagy: When Worlds Collide

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 71, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

The Head and the Heart: The Alzheimer's Connection

Jensen, B. C. & Willis, M. S., Dec 6 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 68, 22, p. 2408-2411 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

The therapeutic potential of heat shock proteins in cardiomyopathies due to mutations in cardiac structural proteins

Rodríguez, J. E. & Willis, M. S., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 49, 6, p. 904-907 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Foreword/postscript

Preface

Schisler, J. C., Lang, C. H. & Willis, M. S., 2017, Endocrinology of the Heart in Health and Disease: Integrated, Cellular, and Molecular Endocrinology of the Heart. Elsevier Inc., p. xxi-xxii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript