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                         Dr. Bash’s Peer Reviewed Publications

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  1. Blood-brain barrier disruption on contrast-enhanced MRI in patients with mild relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: relationship to course, gender, and age 

  2. Increased serum levels of soluble CD95 (APO-1/Fas) in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis 

  3. Increases in soluble VCAM-1 correlate with a decrease in MRI lesions in multiple sclerosis treated with interferon ß-1b 

  4. Interferon beta results in immedita reduction of contrast-enhanced MRI lesions in multiple sclerosis patients follwed by weekly MRI 

  5. MRI as a marker for disease heterogeneity in multiple sclerosis 

  6. Seasonality and pituitary volume 

  7. Optimization of the safety and efficacy of interferon beta 1b and azathioprine combination therapy in multiple sclerosis 

  8. The effect of interferon-B on blood-brain barrier disruptions demonstrated by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in relapsing-remitting mulitple sclerosis 

  9. Serial whole-brain magnetization transfer imaging in patients with relapsing-remitting mulitple sclerosis at baseline and during treatment with interferon beta-1b 

  10. Evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging sensitivity in patients with relapsing remitting mulitple sclerosis: baseline versus Betaseron treatment trials 

 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1.  Bash CN, Rothman M, Hamet M., et. al.  MRI of silicone vitreous ocular implants with phantom correlation.  Neuroradiology 1995; 313 – 316.

2.  Stone LA, Frank JA, Albert PS, Bash CN, Maloni H, McFarland HF.  The effect of interferon-ß on Blood-brain barrier disruptions demonstrated by contrast-enhanced
magnetic resonance imaging in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.  Annals of
Neurology 1995; 37: 611 – 619.

3.  Stone LA, Smith ME, Albert PS, Bash CN, Maloni H, Frank JA, McFarland HF. 
Blood-brain barrier Disruption on contrast-enhanced MRI in patients with relapsing
remitting multiple sclerosis: Relationship to course, gender, and age. Neurology 1995; 43: 1122 – 1126.

4.  Frank JA, Bash CN, Stone I, Petrella J, Maloni H, McFarland H.  Evaluation of
magnetic resonance Imaging sensitivity in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple
sclerosis:  Baseline versus Betaseron treatment trials.  Academic  Radiology, 1996; 3:
S173 – S175.
    
5.  Schwartz PJ, Loe JA, Bash CN, Bove K, Turner EH, Frank JA, Wehr TA, Rosenthal NE. Seasonality and pituitary volume.   Psychiatry Research:  Neuroimaging  1997.

6.  Calabrisi PA, Tranquill LR, Dambrosia JM, Stone, LA, Maloni H, Bash CN, Frank JA, McFarland HF.

Increases in soluble VCAM – 1 correlate with a decrease in MRI lesions in multiple sclerosis treated with interferon ß-1b.  Annals of Neurology 1997 May; 41: 669 – 674.

7.  Zipp F, Weller M, Calabrisi PA, Frank JA, Bash CN, Dichgans J, McFarland HF, Martin R.  Increased  Serum Levels of Soluble CD95 (APO-1/Fas) in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.  Annals of  Neurology 1997;43:116-120.

8.  Calabrisi PA, Stone LA, Bash CN, Frank JA, McFarland HF.  Interferon beta results in immediate reduction of contrast-enhanced MRI lesions in multiple sclerosis patients followed by weekly MRI.  Neurology 1997 May: 48(5): 1446-8.

9.  Richert ND, Ostuni Jl, Bash CN, Dunn JH, McFarland HF, Frank JA.  Serial whole brain Magnetization Transfer Images in relapsing remitting  multiple sclerosis patients during baseline and treatment with interferon Beta-1b. Am J Neuroradiology 19:1705-1713, October 1998.

10. Frank JA, Richert N, Bash CN, Leist T, Lewis B, Stone R, Howard T, McFarland H, A Three Year Study Monitoring of Cerebral Atrophy, Lesion Load and Contrast Enhancing Lesions in 30 Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients treated with Interferon Beta 1b. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 1999; 2:939.

11. Richert N, Ostuni J, Bash CN, Leist T, McFarland H, and Frank J.  Magnetization Transfer analysis of contrast enhancing lesions (CEL) in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patients: Effect of interferon beta-1b (IFN) and Intravenous methylprednisolone (IVMP). Multiple Sclerosis 1999; 5 (Suppl 1) S86 (abstract).

12. Frank JA, Richert N, Bash CN, Leist T, Lewis B, Stone R, Howard T, McFarland HF. Cerebral Atrophy, WM Lesion Load and Contrast Enhancing Lesions in 32 Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients treated with interferon Beta-1b for 3 years. Multiple Sclerosis. 1999; 5 (Suppl 1) S21 (abstract)

13. Richert, ND, Zierak MC, Bash CN, Lewis BK, McFarland HF, and Frank JA. MRI and clinical activity in MS patients after terminating treatment with interferon beta-1b. Multiple Sclerosis. 2000 6; 86-90.

14. Richert N, Ostuni J, Bash CN, Leist T, McFarland H, and Frank J. Magnetization transfer analysis of contrast enhancing lesions (CEL) in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients: Effect of InterferonB-1b (IFN) and intravenous methylprednisolone (IVMP). Multiple Sclerosis. 1999; 2000 S86.

15. Richert N, Ostuni J, Bash CN, Leist T, McFarland H, and Frank JA. InterferonB-1b and intravenous methylprednisolone enhance lesion recovery in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 2000: 8; 233.

16. Richert ND, Ostuni JL, Bash CN, Leist TP, McFarland HF, Frank JA. Interferon beta-1b and intravenous methylprednisolone promote lesion recovery in multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis 2001; 7: 49-58.

17. Frank, JA , Rao, AB, Howard, T, Bash CN, Richert ND, Lewis BL, McFarland, HF. Effect of Intravenous Methylprednisone on MRI Metrics of Disease Activity in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Neurology 56, (Suppl 3) :A 460. Abstract S56.002. May 2001.

18. Rao, AB, Richert ND, Howard, T, Lewis BL, Bash CN,  McFarland, HF, Frank, JA ,. Effect of Intravenous Methylprednisone on MRI measures of disease activity in RRMS Patients.  Neurology, 2002;59:688-694.

19. Frank, JA, Richert, N, Bash, C, Stone, L, Calabresi, P, Lewis, B, Stone, R, Howard, T, McFarland,H. Interferon B-1b slows progression of atrophy in RRMS: 3 Year Follow-up in Nab- and Nab+ patients.  Neurology 2004, 62: 719-725.

20. Pulicken M, Bash CN, Costello K, Said A., Cuffari C, Wilterdink JL, Rogg JM, Mills P, Calabresi PA.  Optimization of the safety and efficacy of interferon bete 1b and azathioprine combination therapy in multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis 2005 Apr; 11(2):169-74.

21. Bielekova, B, Kadom, N, FisherE, Jeffries, N, Ohayon J, Richert N, Howard T,Bash, CN, Frank, JA, Stone L, Martin, R, Cutter G, McFarland,HF.  MRI as a marker for disease heteogeneneity in Multiple Sclerosis.  Neurology 2005 Oct 11;65(7):1071-6

22. Stone,L., Cutter, G., Fisher, B., Frank, J., Richert, N., McCartin, J., Ohayon, J., Bash, C., Stone, R., Mc Farland, H. MRIs and clinical predictors of change in disability in MS; an eight year follow up study.  Brain In Print 2005/6

23. Richert, ND, Howard T, Frank JA, Stone R, Ostuni J, Ohayon J, Bash CN, McFarland HF.  Relationship between inflammatory lesions and cerebral atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology 2006:66:551-556.

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Craig N. Bash M.D., M.B.A.

Neuro-Radiologist and Associate Professor

Uniformed Services School of Medicine

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