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

Short survey

Minireview: Won't get fooled again: The nonmetabolic roles of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) in the heart

Lockyer, P., Schisler, J. C., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Jun 2010, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 24, 6, p. 1111-1119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
19 Scopus citations

Tearin' up my heart: Proteolysis in the cardiac sarcomere

Portbury, A. L., Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Mar 25 2011, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 12, p. 9929-9934 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
64 Scopus citations
Review article

All the little pieces: Regulation of mitochondrial fusion and fission by ubiquitin and small ubiquitin-like modifier and their potential relevance in the heart

Makhosazane, Z., Jonathan, S. & Willis, M. S., 2011, In : Circulation Journal. 75, 11, p. 2513-2521 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
48 Scopus citations

Appetite for destruction: E3 ubiquitin-ligase protection in cardiac disease

Willis, M. S., Schisler, J. C. & Patterson, C., Jan 1 2008, In : Future Cardiology. 4, 1, p. 65-75 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations

Back to your heart: Ubiquitin proteasome system-regulated signal transduction

Portbury, A. L., Ronnebaum, S. M., Zungu, M., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 52, 3, p. 526-537 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

69 Scopus citations

Build it up-Tear it down: Protein quality control in the cardiac sarcomere

Willis, M. S., Schisler, J. C., Portbury, A. L. & Patterson, C., Feb 2009, In : Cardiovascular research. 81, 3, p. 439-448 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
103 Scopus citations

Cancer cachexia update in head and neck cancer: Pathophysiology and treatment

Couch, M. E., Dittus, K., Toth, M. J., Willis, M. S., Guttridge, D. C., George, J. R., Chang, E. Y., Gourin, C. G. & Der-Torossian, H., Jul 1 2015, In : Head and Neck. 37, 7, p. 1057-1072 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

Cancer cachexia update in head and neck cancer: Definitions and diagnostic features

Couch, M. E., Dittus, K., Toth, M. J., Willis, M. S., Guttridge, D. C., George, J. R., Barnes, C. A., Gourin, C. G. & Der-Torossian, H., Apr 1 2015, In : Head and Neck. 37, 4, p. 594-604 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

Cardiac muscle ring finger-1-friend or foe?

Willis, M. S., Zungu, M. & Patterson, C., Jan 1 2010, In : Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 20, 1, p. 12-16 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Cardiovascular Health in African Americans: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Clinical Cardiology; Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology; and Stroke Council, Nov 21 2017, In : Circulation. 136, 21, p. e393-e423

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
171 Scopus citations

Cystic fibrosis: newborn screening in America.

Kleven, D. T., McCudden, C. R. & Willis, M. S., Jul 1 2008, In : MLO: medical laboratory observer. 40, 7, p. 16-18, 22, 24-27

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Evolving molecular diagnostics for familial cardiomyopathies: At the heart of it all

Callis, T. E., Jensen, B. C., Weck, K. E. & Willis, M. S., Apr 2010, In : Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. 10, 3, p. 329-351 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Basic concepts and future molecular diagnostics

Rodríguez, J. E., McCudden, C. R. & Willis, M. S., Jun 1 2009, In : Clinical Biochemistry. 42, 9, p. 755-765 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Hold me tight: Role of the heat shock protein family of chaperones in cardiac disease

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Oct 26 2010, In : Circulation. 122, 17, p. 1740-1751 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
68 Scopus citations

Into the heart: The emerging role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 41, 4, p. 567-579 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

102 Scopus citations

Kids in america: Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Bender, L. M., Cotten, S. W. & Willis, M. S., Oct 1 2011, In : Laboratory Medicine. 42, 10, p. 595-601 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of alcohol liver damage: aldehydes, scavenger receptors, and autoimmunity.

Duryee, M. J., Willis, M. S., Freeman, T. L., Kuszynski, C. A., Tuma, D. J., Klassen, L. W. & Thiele, G. M., Sep 1 2004, In : Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library. 9, p. 3145-3155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

Proteotoxicity and cardiac dysfunction - Alzheimer's disease of the heart?

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Jan 31 2013, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 368, 5, p. 455-464 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

163 Scopus citations

Recent advances in the detection of prostate cancer using epigenetic markers in commonly collected laboratory samples

Maxwell, A., McCudden, C. R., Wians, F. & Willis, M. S., Dec 1 2009, In : Laboratory Medicine. 40, 3, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
7 Scopus citations

Regulation of AMPK by the ubiquitin proteasome system

Zungu, M., Schisler, J. C., Essop, M. F., McCudden, C., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Jan 2011, In : American Journal of Pathology. 178, 1, p. 4-11 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

43 Scopus citations

Relapse of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: Is it a continuum of disease?

Willis, M. S. & Bandarenko, N., Dec 1 2005, In : Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis. 31, 6, p. 700-708 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations

Seek and destroy: The ubiquitin-proteasome system in cardiac disease

Willis, M. S., Rodríoguez, J. E., Schisler, J. C. & Patterson, C., Dec 1 2009, In : Current Hypertension Reports. 11, 6, p. 396-405 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Sent to destroy: The ubiquitin proteasome system regulates cell signaling and protein quality control in cardiovascular development and disease

Willis, M. S., Townley-Tilson, W. H. D., Kang, E. Y., Homeister, J. W. & Patterson, C., Feb 2010, In : Circulation research. 106, 3, p. 463-478 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
135 Scopus citations

Sir Hans Adolf Krebs: Architect of metabolic cycles

Wilson, B. A., Schisler, J. C. & Willis, M. S., Jun 2010, In : Laboratory Medicine. 41, 6, p. 377-380 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complexes in cardiovascular development and disease

Bevilacqua, A., Willis, M. S. & Bultman, S. J., Mar 1 2014, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 23, 2, p. 85-91 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

Targeting Angiogenesis and the Tumor Microenvironment

Samples, J., Willis, M. & Klauber-DeMore, N., Oct 2013, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 22, 4, p. 629-639 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

33 Scopus citations

Tear me down: Role of calpain in the development of cardiac ventricular hypertrophy

Patterson, C., Portbury, A. L., Schisler, J. C. & Willis, M. S., Aug 5 2011, In : Circulation research. 109, 4, p. 453-462 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
44 Scopus citations

The bitter end: The ubiquitin-proteasome system and cardiac dysfunction

Patterson, C., Ike, C., Willis IV, P. W., Stouffer, G. A. & Willis, M. S., Mar 2007, In : Circulation. 115, 11, p. 1456-1463 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
68 Scopus citations

The challenges and complexities of thyroid hormone replacement

Kansagra, S. M., McCudden, C. R. & Willis, M. S., Jun 1 2010, In : Laboratory Medicine. 41, 6, p. 338-348 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

The role of heat shock proteins and co-chaperones in heart failure

Ranek, M. J., Stachowski, M. J., Kirk, J. A. & Willis, M. S., Jan 19 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1738, 20160530.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

The role of nutrition in preventing prostate cancer: A review of the proposed mechanism of action of various dietary substances

Willis, M. S. & Wians, F. H., Apr 2003, In : Clinica Chimica Acta. 330, 1-2, p. 57-83 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

111 Scopus citations

The role of ubiquitin ligases in cardiac disease

Willis, M. S., Bevilacqua, A., Pulinilkunnil, T., Kienesberger, P., Tannu, M. & Patterson, C., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 71, p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

41 Scopus citations
53 Scopus citations

The ubiquitin-proteasome system and nonsense-mediated mRNA decay in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Carrier, L., Schlossarek, S., Willis, M. S. & Eschenhagen, T., Jan 1 2010, In : Cardiovascular research. 85, 2, p. 330-338 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
55 Scopus citations

The ubiquitin-proteasome system in cardiac dysfunction

Mearini, G., Schlossarek, S., Willis, M. S. & Carrier, L., Dec 1 2008, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease. 1782, 12, p. 749-763 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
105 Scopus citations

The Unraveling: Cardiac and Musculoskeletal Defects and Their Role in Common Alzheimer Disease Morbidity and Mortality

Suryadevara, V., Klüppel, M., Monte, F. D. & Willis, M. S., Aug 2020, In : American Journal of Pathology. 190, 8, p. 1609-1621 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Toxoplasma infection: Making the best use of laboratory tests

Southern, P. & Willis, M. S., Aug 1 2006, In : Infections in Medicine. 23, 8, p. 362-376 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated factor 6 as a nuclear factor kappa B-modulating therapeutic target in cardiovascular diseases: at the heart of it all

Abdullah, M., Berthiaume, J. M. & Willis, M. S., May 2018, In : Translational Research. 195, p. 48-61 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Walk the line: The role of ubiquitin in regulating transcription in myocytes

Suryadevara, V. & Willis, M. S., Sep 2019, In : Physiology. 34, 5, p. 327-340 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

You spin me round: MAFbx/Atrogin-1 feeds forward on FOXO transcription factors (like a record)

Schisler, J. C., Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., Feb 15 2008, In : Cell Cycle. 7, 4, p. 440-443 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations
Letter

Interference of monoclonal antibody therapies with serum protein electrophoresis tests

McCudden, C. R., Voorhees, P. M., Hainsworth, S. A., Whinna, H. C., Chapman, J. F., Hammett-Stabler, C. A. & Willis, M. S., Dec 1 2010, In : Clinical chemistry. 56, 12, p. 1897-1899 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
48 Scopus citations

The authors reply

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., 2013, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 368, 18, p. 1755 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Scopus citations
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

Preface

Patterson, C. & Willis, M., Jan 1 2012, Translational Cardiology: Molecular Basis of Cardiac Metabolism, Cardiac Remodeling, Translational Therapies and Imaging Techniques. Humana Press Inc., p. vii-viii

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

Preface

Homeister, J. W. & Willis, M., Jan 1 2012, Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine. Humana Press Inc., p. vii-viii

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

Preface

Schisler, J. C., Lang, C. H. & Willis, M. S., Jan 1 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

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