Stefano Guerra , MD, PhD, MPH

Professor, Medicine
The Henry E. Dahlberg Chair in Asthma Research
Director, Population Sciences, A2DRC
Professor, UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Professor, UA BIO5 Institute
Research Scientist, A2DRC

Selected Publications

2019

Beamer PI, Furlong M, Lothrop N, et al. "CC16 Levels into Adult Life are Associated with Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure at Birth." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2019. PMID: 30789752

Zhai J, Insel M, Addison KJ, et al. "Club Cell Secretory Protein Deficiency Leads to Altered Lung Function." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2019;199(3):302-312. PMCID: PMC6363971  PMID: 30543455

2018

Vasquez MM, Zhou M, Hu C, Martinez FD, Guerra S. "Reply to Bush: Low Lung Function in Young Adult Life Is Associated with Early Mortality." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2018;197(4):539. PMCID: PMC5821910  PMID: 28925717

Guerra S, Melén E, Sunyer J, et al. "Genetic and epigenetic regulation of YKL-40 in childhood." J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2018;141(3):1105-1114.

Gerhart KD, Stern DA, Guerra S, Morgan WJ, Martinez FD, Wright AL. "Protective effect of breastfeeding on recurrent cough in adulthood." Thorax. 2018;73(9):833-839.

Vasquez MM, Sherrill DL, LeVan TD, Morgan WJ, Sisson JH, Guerra S. "Persistent light to moderate alcohol intake and lung function: A longitudinal study." Alcohol. 2018;67:65-71. PMCID: PMC5826814  PMID: 29396309

Huang S, Hu C, Bell ML, et al. "Regularized continuous-time Markov Model via elastic net." Biometrics. 2018;74(3):1045-1054.

Zhai J, Stern DA, Sherrill DL, et al. "Trajectories and Early Determinants of Circulating CC16 from Birth to Age 32 Years." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2018;198(2):267-270. PMCID: PMC6058982  PMID: 29485918

F Dijk N, Xu C, Melén E, et al. "Genetic regulation of methylation and IL1RL1-a protein levels in asthma." Eur. Respir. J.. 2018;51(3).

Chang EH, Stern DA, Willis AL, Guerra S, Wright AL, Martinez FD. "Early life risk factors for chronic sinusitis: A longitudinal birth cohort study." J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2018;141(4):1291-1297.e2. PMCID: PMC5937937  PMID: 29355680

Xu C-J, Söderhäll C, Bustamante M, et al. "DNA methylation in childhood asthma: an epigenome-wide meta-analysis." Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(5):379-388.

Martinez FD, Guerra S. "Early Origins of Asthma. Role of Microbial Dysbiosis and Metabolic Dysfunction." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2018;197(5):573-579. PMCID: PMC6005239  PMID: 29048927

Hiranrattana A, Stern DA, Guerra S, et al. "sensitisation at age 6 years is associated with subsequent airway hyper-responsiveness in non-asthmatics." Thorax. 2018;73(12):1170-1173.

2017

Chang EH, Willis AL, McCrary HC, et al. "Association between the CDHR3 rs6967330 risk allele and chronic rhinosinusitis." J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2017;139(6):1990-1992.e2. PMCID: PMC5457723  PMID: 27923563

Vasquez MM, McClure LA, Sherrill DL, et al. "Positive Airway Pressure Therapies and Hospitalization in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease." Am. J. Med.. 2017;130(7):809-818. PMCID: PMC5474150  PMID: 28089799

Vasquez MM, Zhou M, Hu C, Martinez FD, Guerra S. "Low Lung Function in Young Adult Life Is Associated with Early Mortality." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2017;195(10):1399-1401. PMCID: PMC5443902  PMID: 28504596

Melén E, Guerra S. "Recent advances in understanding lung function development." F1000Res. 2017;6:726. PMCID: PMC5461903 

DeVries A, Wlasiuk G, Miller SJ, et al. "Epigenome-wide analysis links SMAD3 methylation at birth to asthma in children of asthmatic mothers." J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2017;140(2):534-542. PMCID: PMC5479765  PMID: 28011059

Aguilar D, Pinart M, Koppelman GH, et al. "Computational analysis of multimorbidity between asthma, eczema and rhinitis." PLoS ONE. 2017;12(6):e0179125. PMCID: PMC5466323 

Diaz AA, Rahaghi FN, Doyle TJ, et al. "Differences in Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Structure Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers: A Comparative Study." Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2017;4(4):297-304. PMCID: PMC5764843  PMID: 29354674

Akiki Z, Rava M, Gil ODiaz, et al. "Serum cytokine profiles as predictors of asthma control in adults from the EGEA study." Respir Med. 2017;125:57-64.

Chen Y, Vasquez MM, Zhu L, et al. "Effects of Retinoids on Augmentation of Club Cell Secretory Protein." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2017;196(7):928-931. PMCID: PMC5649971  PMID: 28231434

Vasquez MM, Hu C, Roe DJ, Halonen M, Guerra S. "Measurement error correction in the least absolute shrinkage and selection operator model when validation data are available." Stat Methods Med Res. 2017:962280217734241.

Clinical Trials

Study Title (link to more info on this site)sort descending Link to Study Trial Status Principal Investigator
Infant Immune Study (IIS) Current Trial - Enrollment Complete Stefano Guerra , MD, PhD, MPH, Marilyn Halonen, PhD, Fernando Martinez, MD, Wayne J. Morgan, MD, Anne L. Wright, PhD
Tucson Children's Respiratory Study (CRS) Current Trial - Enrollment Complete Eugene Chang, MD, Stefano Guerra , MD, PhD, MPH, Marilyn Halonen, PhD, Fernando Martinez, MD, Wayne J. Morgan, MD, Anne L. Wright, PhD
Tucson Epidemiological Study of Airway Obstructive Disease (TESAOD) Current Trial - Enrollment Complete Stefano Guerra , MD, PhD, MPH, Fernando Martinez, MD