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

2013

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

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

161 Scopus citations

Reducing laboratory billing defects using six sigma principles

Levtzow, C. B. & Willis, M. S., Sep 1 2013, In : Laboratory Medicine. 44, 4, p. 358-371 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Rib Fractures and Death from Deletion of Osteoblast βcatenin in Adult Mice Is Rescued by Corticosteroids

Duan, J. Z., Lee, Y., Jania, C., Gong, J., Rojas, M., Burk, L., Willis, M., Homeister, J., Tilley, S., Rubin, J. & Deb, A., Feb 5 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 2, e55757.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 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

31 Scopus citations

The authors reply

Willis, M. S. & Patterson, C., May 13 2013, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 368, 18, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 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
26 Scopus citations
2012

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

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

68 Scopus citations

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

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

Functional redundancy of SWI/SNF catalytic subunits in maintaining vascular endothelial cells in the adult heart

Willis, M. S., Homeister, J. W., Rosson, G. B., Annayev, Y., Holley, D., Holly, S. P., Madden, V. J., Godfrey, V., Parise, L. V. & Bultman, S. J., Aug 17 2012, In : Circulation research. 111, 5, p. e111-e122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
32 Scopus citations

Mitochondria as a source and target of lipid peroxidation products in healthy and diseased heart

Anderson, E. J., Katunga, L. A. & Willis, M. S., Feb 2012, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 39, 2, p. 179-193 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Molecular and translational vascular medicine

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Multiple positive sweat chloride tests in an infant asymptomatic for cystic fibrosis

Cotten, S. W., Bender, L. M. & Willis, M. S., Feb 1 2012, In : Laboratory Medicine. 43, 2, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Myosin light chain phosphorylation is critical for adaptation to cardiac stress

Warren, S. A., Briggs, L. E., Zeng, H., Chuang, J., Chang, E. I., Terada, R., Li, M., Swanson, M. S., Lecker, S. H., Willis, M. S., Spinale, F. G., Maupin-Furlowe, J., McMullen, J. R., Moss, R. L. & Kasahara, H., Oct 31 2012, In : Circulation. 126, 22, p. 2575-2588 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

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

52 Scopus citations
1 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

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
2011

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

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., Oct 31 2011, In : Circulation Journal. 75, 11, p. 2513-2521 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
48 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

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

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

Merits of non-invasive rat models of left ventricular heart failure

Carll, A. P., Willis, M. S., Lust, R. M., Costa, D. L. & Farraj, A. K., Jun 1 2011, In : Cardiovascular Toxicology. 11, 2, p. 91-112 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Mouse cardiac acyl coenzyme A synthetase 1 deficiency impairs fatty acid oxidation and induces cardiac hypertrophy

Ellis, J. M., Mentock, S. M., DePetrillo, M. A., Koves, T. R., Sen, S., Watkins, S. M., Muoio, D. M., Cline, G. W., Taegtmeyer, H., Shulman, G. I., Willis, M. S. & Coleman, R. A., Mar 2011, In : Molecular and cellular biology. 31, 6, p. 1252-1262 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
110 Scopus citations

NF-κB inhibition protects against tumor-induced cardiac atrophy in vivo

Wysong, A., Couch, M., Shadfar, S., Li, L., Rodriguez, J. E., Asher, S., Yin, X., Gore, M., Baldwin, A., Patterson, C. & Willis, M. S., Mar 2011, In : American Journal of Pathology. 178, 3, p. 1059-1068 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
52 Scopus citations

Oral resveratrol therapy inhibits cancer-induced skeletal muscle and cardiac atrophy in vivo

Shadfar, S., Couch, M. E., McKinney, K. A., Weinstein, L. J., Yin, X., Rodriguez, J. E., Guttridge, D. C. & Willis, M., Jul 2011, In : Nutrition and Cancer. 63, 5, p. 749-762 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 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

Regulation of the calpain and ubiquitin-proteasome systems in a canine model of muscular dystrophy

Wadosky, K. M., Li, L., RodríGuez, J. E., Min, J. N., Bogan, D., Gonzalez, J., Patterson, C., Kornegay, J. N. & Willis, M., Oct 1 2011, In : Muscle and Nerve. 44, 4, p. 553-562 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Rise above: muscle ring-finger-1 (MURF1) regulation of cardiomyocyte size and energy metabolism.

Patterson, C., Willis, M. S. & Portbury, A., Oct 4 2011, In : Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 122, p. 70-81 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Selective inhibition of NF-kappa-B with NBD peptide reduces tumor- induced wasting in a murine model of cancer cachexia in vivo

Wysong, A., Asher, S. A., Yin, X., Gore, M. R., Weinstein, L., Guttridge, D. C., Baldwin, A. S., Couch, M. E. & Willis, M. S., Feb 11 2011, In : Journal of Cancer Science and Therapy. 3, 2, p. 22-29 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Self-discovered breast mass in a 38-year-old woman

Banet, N., Lininger, R. A., Willis, M. S. & McCudden, C. R., Feb 1 2011, In : Laboratory Medicine. 42, 2, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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
63 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

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 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 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

39 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
2010

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

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

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

Episodic fever and neutropenia in a 22-year-old male

Ren, R., Willis, M. S. & Fedoriw, Y., Dec 1 2010, In : Laboratory Medicine. 41, 12, p. 708-712 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

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

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
47 Scopus citations