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The Children's National Research Institute


A full list of publications can be found at the NCBI NIH website.

  1. Heier CR, Yu Q, Fiorillo AA, Tully CB, Tucker A, Mazala DA, Uaesoontrachoon K, Srinivassane S, Damsker JM, Hoffman EP, Nagaraju K, Spurney CF.“Vamorolone targets dual nuclear receptors to treat inflammation and dystrophic cardiomyopathy.”Life Sci Alliance. 2019 Feb 11; 2(1). pii: e201800186. PMCID: PMC6371196.

  2. Heier CR, Damsker JM, Yu Q, Dillingham BC, Huynh T, Van der Meulen JH, Sali A, Miller BK, Phadke A, Scheffer L, Quinn J, Tatem K, Jordan S, Dadgar S, Rodriguez OC, Albanese C, Calhoun M, Gordish-Dressman H, Jaiswal JK, Connor EM, McCall JM, Hoffman EP, Reeves EK, Nagaraju K. “VBP15, a novel anti-inflammatory and membrane-stabilizer, improves muscular dystrophy without side effects.” EMBO Mol Med. 2013 Oct; 5(10):1569-85. PMCID: PMC3799580.

  3. Fiorillo AA, Tully CB, Damsker JM, Nagaraju K, Hoffman EP, Heier CR. “Muscle miRNAome shows suppression of chronic inflammatory miRNAs with both prednisone and vamorolone.”  Physiol Genomics. 2018 Sep 1;50(9):735-745. PMCID: PMC6172612.
    *Chosen for cover of journal.

  4. Fiorillo AA, Heier CR, Novak JS, Tully CB, Brown KJ, Uaesoontrachoon K, Vila MC, Ngheim PP, Bello L, Kornegay JN, Angelini C, Partridge TA, Nagaraju K, Hoffman EP. “TNF-α-Induced microRNAs Control Dystrophin Expression in Becker Muscular Dystrophy.” Cell Rep. 2015 Sep 8; 12(10):1678-90. PMCID: PMC4757433.

  5. Heier CR, Fiorillo AA, Chaisson E, Gordish-Dressman H, Hathout Y, Damsker JM, Hoffman EP, and Conklin LS. “Identification of Pathway-Specific Serum Biomarkers of Response to Glucocorticoid and Infliximab Treatment in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.” Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep 15;7(9):e192. PMCID: PMC5288595.