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Neil Blumberg, M.D.

Pathology

Publications

Showing all 243 journal articles & 23 books available

Journal Articles

5/4/2017
Blumberg N, Cholette JM, Schmidt AE, Phipps RP, Spinelli SL, Heal JM, Pietropaoli AP, Refaai MA, Sime PJ. "Management of Platelet Disorders and Platelet Transfusions in ICU Patients." Transfusion medicine reviews.. 2017 May 4; Epub 2017 May 04.

4/2017
Lannan KL, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Maresin 1 induces a novel pro-resolving phenotype in human platelets." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2017 Apr 0; 15(4):802-813. Epub 2017 Feb 25.

1/2017
Cholette JM, Swartz MF, Rubenstein J, Henrichs KF, Wang H, Powers KS, Daugherty LE, Alfieris GM, Gensini F, Blumberg N. "Outcomes Using a Conservative Versus Liberal Red Blood Cell Transfusion Strategy in Infants Requiring Cardiac Operation." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2017 Jan 0; 103(1):206-214. Epub 2016 Aug 03.

1/2017
Muszynski JA, Spinella PC, Cholette JM, Acker JP, Hall MW, Juffermans NP, Kelly DP, Blumberg N, Nicol K, Liedel J, Doctor A, Remy KE, Tucci M, Lacroix J, Norris PJ, . "Transfusion-related immunomodulation: review of the literature and implications for pediatric critical illness." Transfusion.. 2017 Jan 0; 57(1):195-206. Epub 2016 Oct 02.

1/2017
Greener D, Henrichs KF, Liesveld JL, Heal JM, Aquina CT, Phillips GL, Kirkley SA, Milner LA, Refaai MA, Mendler JH, Szydlowski J, Masel D, Schmidt A, Boscoe FP, Schymura MJ, Blumberg N. "Improved outcomes in acute myeloid leukemia patients treated with washed transfusions." American journal of hematology.. 2017 Jan 0; 92(1):E8-E9.

2017
Damien P, Cognasse F, Payrastre B, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N, Arthaud CA, Eyraud MA, Phipps RP, McNicol A, Pozzetto B, Garraud O, Hamzeh-Cognasse H. "NF-?B Links TLR2 and PAR1 to Soluble Immunomodulator Factor Secretion in Human Platelets." Frontiers in immunology. 2017 8:85. Epub 2017 Feb 06.

12/2016
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Bernstein SJ, Flanders SA, Chopra V. "Association between delivery methods for red blood cell transfusion and the risk of venous thromboembolism: a longitudinal study." The Lancet. Haematology.. 2016 Dec 0; 3(12):e563-e571. Epub 2016 Nov 03.

9/14/2016
Aquina CT, Blumberg N, Becerra AZ, Boscoe FP, Schymura MJ, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Association Among Blood Transfusion, Sepsis, and Decreased Long-term Survival After Colon Cancer Resection." Annals of surgery.. 2016 Sep 14; Epub 2016 Sep 14.

5/2016
Aquina CT, Blumberg N, Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Hensley BJ, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Large Variation in Blood Transfusion Use After Colorectal Resection: A Call to Action." Diseases of the colon and rectum.. 2016 May 0; 59(5):411-8.

4/2016
Zaffuto BJ, Conley GW, Connolly GC, Henrichs KF, Francis CW, Heal JM, Blumberg N, Refaai MA. "ABO-immune complex formation and impact on platelet function, red cell structural integrity and haemostasis: an in vitro model of ABO non-identical transfusion." Vox sanguinis.. 2016 Apr 0; 110(3):219-26. Epub 2015 Nov 03.

4/2016
Rogers MA, Rohde JM, Blumberg N. "Haemovigilance of reactions associated with red blood cell transfusion: comparison across 17 Countries." Vox sanguinis.. 2016 Apr 0; 110(3):266-77. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

3/2016
Garraud O, Cognasse F, Tissot JD, Chavarin P, Laperche S, Morel P, Lefrère JJ, Pozzetto B, Lozano M, Blumberg N, Osselaer JC. "Improving platelet transfusion safety: biomedical and technical considerations." Blood transfusion = Trasfusione del sangue.. 2016 Mar 0; 14(2):109-22. Epub 2015 Nov 16.

3/2016
Lannan KL, Refaai MA, Ture SK, Morrell CN, Blumberg N, Phipps RP, Spinelli SL. "Resveratrol preserves the function of human platelets stored for transfusion." British journal of haematology.. 2016 Mar 0; 172(5):794-806. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

3/2016
Schmidt AE, Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "Platelet Transfusion and Thrombosis: More Questions than Answers." Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis.. 2016 Mar 0; 42(2):118-24. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

1/28/2016
Alexander PE, Barty R, Fei Y, Vandvik PO, Pai M, Siemieniuk RA, Heddle NM, Blumberg N, McLeod SL, Liu J, Eikelboom JW, Guyatt GH. "Transfusion of fresher vs older red blood cells in hospitalized patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Blood.. 2016 Jan 28; 127(4):400-10. Epub 2015 Dec 01.

2016
Schmidt AE, Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "Past, present and forecast of transfusion medicine: What has changed and what is expected to change?" La Presse médicale.. 2016 45(7-8 Pt 2):e253-72. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

11/2015
Aquina CT, Blumberg N, Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Hensley BJ, Iannuzzi JC, Gonzalez MG, Deeb AP, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Significant Variation in Blood Transfusion Practice Persists following Upper GI Cancer Resection." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2015 Nov 0; 19(11):1927-37. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

10/2015
Blumberg N. "The rise, fall and future of red blood cell transfusions." MLO: medical laboratory observer.. 2015 Oct 0; 47(10):24.

9/2015
Spitalnik SL, Triulzi D, Devine DV, Dzik WH, Eder AF, Gernsheimer T, Josephson CD, Kor DJ, Luban NL, Roubinian NH, Mondoro T, Welniak LA, Zou S, Glynn S, . "2015 proceedings of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's State of the Science in Transfusion Medicine symposium." Transfusion.. 2015 Sep 0; 55(9):2282-90. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

9/2015
Schmidt AE, Kirkley S, Patel N, Masel D, Bowen R, Blumberg N, Refaai MA. "An alternative method to dithiothreitol treatment for antibody screening in patients receiving daratumumab." Transfusion.. 2015 Sep 0; 55(9):2292-3.

7/2015
Blumberg N, Refaai M, Heal J. "ABO matching of platelet transfusions - "Start Making Sense". "As we get older, and stop making sense…" - The Talking Heads (1984)." Blood transfusion = Trasfusione del sangue.. 2015 Jul 0; 13(3):347-50. Epub 2015 Feb 02.

3/2015
Cholette JM, Pietropaoli AP, Henrichs KF, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Phipps R, Spineli SL, Swartz M, Gensini F, Daugherty LE, Nazarian E, Rubenstein JS, Sweeney D, Eaton M, Blumberg N. "Longer RBC storage duration is associated with increased postoperative infections in pediatric cardiac surgery." Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.. 2015 Mar 0; 16(3):227-35.

2015
Stolla M, Refaai MA, Heal JM, Spinelli SL, Garraud O, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Platelet transfusion - the new immunology of an old therapy." Frontiers in immunology. 2015 6:28. Epub 2015 Feb 02.

2015
Lannan KL, Sahler J, Kim N, Spinelli SL, Maggirwar SB, Garraud O, Cognasse F, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Breaking the mold: transcription factors in the anucleate platelet and platelet-derived microparticles." Frontiers in immunology. 2015 6:48. Epub 2015 Feb 13.

10/2014
Garraud O, Cognasse F, Hamzeh-Cognasse H, Spinelli S, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Removal of biologic response modifiers associated with platelet transfusion reactions: strategies worth considering?" Transfusion.. 2014 Oct 0; 54(10):2583.

6/2014
Spinelli SL, Lannan KL, Casey AE, Croasdell A, Curran TM, Henrichs KF, Pollock SJ, Milne GA, Refaai MA, Francis CW, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Isoprostane and isofuran lipid mediators accumulate in stored red blood cells and influence platelet function in vitro." Transfusion.. 2014 Jun 0; 54(6):1569-79. Epub 2013 Nov 05.

4/2/2014
Rohde JM, Dimcheff DE, Blumberg N, Saint S, Langa KM, Kuhn L, Hickner A, Rogers MA. "Health care-associated infection after red blood cell transfusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis." JAMA.. 2014 Apr 2; 311(13):1317-26.

3/2014
Glance LG, Mukamel DB, Blumberg N, Fleming FJ, Hohmann SF, Dick AW. "Association between surgical resident involvement and blood use in noncardiac surgery." Transfusion.. 2014 Mar 0; 54(3):691-700. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

1/7/2014
Blumberg N. "ABO mismatched platelet transfusions in trauma patients." CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne.. 2014 Jan 7; 186(1):63.

1/2014
Glance LG, Blumberg N, Eaton MP, Lustik SJ, Osler TM, Wissler R, Zollo R, Karcz M, Feng C, Dick AW. "Preoperative thrombocytopenia and postoperative outcomes after noncardiac surgery." Anesthesiology.. 2014 Jan 0; 120(1):62-75.

2014
Rogers MA, Micic D, Blumberg N, Young VB, Aronoff DM. "Storage duration of red blood cell transfusion and Clostridium difficile infection: a within person comparison." PloS one. 2014 9(2):e89332. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

12/2013
Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "Transfusion immunomodulation from a clinical perspective: an update." Expert review of hematology. 2013 Dec 0; 6(6):653-63. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

3/2013
Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "The transfusion dilemma--weighing the known and newly proposed risks of blood transfusions against the uncertain benefits." Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology.. 2013 Mar 0; 27(1):17-35.

2/2013
Refaai MA, Carter J, Henrichs KF, Davidson DC, Pollock SJ, Casey AE, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Francis CW, Blumberg N. "Alterations of platelet function and clot formation kinetics after in vitro exposure to anti-A and -B." Transfusion.. 2013 Feb 0; 53(2):382-93. Epub 2012 May 25.

2/2013
Cholette JM, Powers KS, Alfieris GM, Angona R, Henrichs KF, Masel D, Swartz MF, Daugherty LE, Belmont K, Blumberg N. "Transfusion of cell saver salvaged blood in neonates and infants undergoing open heart surgery significantly reduces RBC and coagulant product transfusions and donor exposures: results of a prospective, randomized, clinical trial." Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.. 2013 Feb 0; 14(2):137-47.

1/2013
Lannan KL, Sahler J, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Transfusion immunomodulation--the case for leukoreduced and (perhaps) washed transfusions." Blood cells, molecules & diseases.. 2013 Jan 0; 50(1):61-8. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

12/2012
Sahler J, Woeller C, Spinelli S, Blumberg N, Phipps R. "A novel method for overexpression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-? in megakaryocyte and platelet microparticles achieves transcellular signaling." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2012 Dec 0; 10(12):2563-72.

10/2012
Reesink HW, Lee J, Keller A, Dennington P, Pink J, Holdsworth R, Schennach H, Goldman M, Petraszko T, Sun J, Meng Y, Qian K, Rehacek V, Turek P, Krusius T, Juvonen E, Tiberghien P, Legrand D, Semana G, Muller JY, Bux J, Reil A, Lin CK, Daly H, McSweeney E, Porretti L, Greppi N, Rebulla P, Okazaki H, Sánchez-Guerrero SA, Baptista-González HA, Martínez-Murillo C, Guerra-Márquez A, Rodriguez-Moyado H, Middelburg RA, Wiersum-Osselton JC, Brand A, van Tilburg C, Dinesh D, Dagger J, Dunn P, Brojer E, Letowska M, Maslanka K, Lachert E, Uhrynowska M, Zhiburt E, Palfi M, Berlin G, Frey BM, Puig Rovira L, Muñiz-Diaz E, Castro E, Chapman C, Green A, Massey E, Win N, Williamson L, Silliman CC, Chaffin DJ, Ambruso DR, Blumberg N, Tomasulo P, Land KJ, Norris PJ, Illoh OC, Davey RJ, Benjamin RJ, Eder AF, McLaughlin L, Kleinman S, Panzer S. "Measures to prevent transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI)." Vox sanguinis.. 2012 Oct 0; 103(3):231-59. Epub 2012 Apr 20.

6/2012
Sahler J, Spinelli S, Phipps R, Blumberg N. "CD40 ligand (CD154) involvement in platelet transfusion reactions." Transfusion clinique et biologique : journal de la Société française de transfusion sanguine. 2012 Jun 0; 19(3):98-103. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

5/1/2012
Rogers MA, Levine DA, Blumberg N, Flanders SA, Chopra V, Langa KM. "Triggers of hospitalization for venous thromboembolism." Circulation.. 2012 May 1; 125(17):2092-9. Epub 2012 Apr 03.

5/2012
Rogers MA, Levine DA, Blumberg N, Fisher GG, Kabeto M, Langa KM. "Antigenic challenge in the etiology of autoimmune disease in women." Journal of autoimmunity.. 2012 May 0; 38(2-3):J97-J102. Epub 2011 Aug 30.

5/2012
Cholette JM, Henrichs KF, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Phipps R, Spinelli SL, Swartz M, Gensini F, Daugherty LE, Nazarian E, Rubenstein JS, Sweeney D, Eaton M, Lerner NB, Blumberg N. "Washing red blood cells and platelets transfused in cardiac surgery reduces postoperative inflammation and number of transfusions: results of a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial." Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.. 2012 May 0; 13(3):290-9.

3/2012
Henrichs KF, Howk N, Masel DS, Thayer M, Refaai MA, Kirkley SA, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Providing ABO-identical platelets and cryoprecipitate to (almost) all patients: approach, logistics, and associated decreases in transfusion reaction and red blood cell alloimmunization incidence." Transfusion.. 2012 Mar 0; 52(3):635-40. Epub 2011 Sep 02.

2/2012
Yazer MH, Raval JS, Triulzi DJ, Blumberg N. "ABO-mismatched transfusions are not over-represented in febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions to platelets." Vox sanguinis.. 2012 Feb 0; 102(2):175-7. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

10/2011
Blumberg N, Sime PJ, Phipps RP. "The mystery of transfusion-related acute lung injury." Transfusion.. 2011 Oct 0; 51(10):2054-7.

9/26/2011
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Heal JM, Kuhn L, Greene MT, Shuman E, Chenoweth CE, Chang R, Saint S. "Role of transfusion in the development of urinary tract-related bloodstream infection." Archives of internal medicine.. 2011 Sep 26; 171(17):1587-9.

8/2011
Spinella PC, Doctor A, Blumberg N, Holcomb JB. "Does the storage duration of blood products affect outcomes in critically ill patients?" Transfusion.. 2011 Aug 0; 51(8):1644-50.

7/2011
Refaai MA, Fialkow LB, Heal JM, Henrichs KF, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Masel E, Smith BH, Corsetti JP, Francis CW, Bankey PE, Blumberg N. "An association of ABO non-identical platelet and cryoprecipitate transfusions with altered red cell transfusion needs in surgical patients." Vox sanguinis.. 2011 Jul 0; 101(1):55-60. Epub 2011 Mar 18.

5/2011
Sahler J, Bernard JJ, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "The Feverfew plant-derived compound, parthenolide enhances platelet production and attenuates platelet activation through NF-?B inhibition." Thrombosis research.. 2011 May 0; 127(5):426-34. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

4/2011
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Heal JM, Langa KM. "Utilization of blood transfusion among older adults in the United States." Transfusion.. 2011 Apr 0; 51(4):710-8. Epub 2010 Nov 18.

4/2011
Refaai MA, Phipps RP, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N. "Platelet transfusions: impact on hemostasis, thrombosis, inflammation and clinical outcomes." Thrombosis research.. 2011 Apr 0; 127(4):287-91. Epub 2010 Nov 19.

4/2011
Grimshaw K, Sahler J, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "New frontiers in transfusion biology: identification and significance of mediators of morbidity and mortality in stored red blood cells." Transfusion.. 2011 Apr 0; 51(4):874-80.

1/1/2011
Refaai MA, Henrichs KF, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Masel E, Smith BH, Francis CW, Blumberg N. "Platelet Activation Following Exposure to Anti-ABO Antibodies-An In Vitro Study." US oncology & hematology.. 2011 Jan 1; 7(1):72-74.

2011
Sahler J, Grimshaw K, Spinelli SL, Refaai MA, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Platelet storage and transfusions: new concerns associated with an old therapy." Drug discovery today. Disease mechanisms. 2011 8(1-2):e9-e14. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

12/2010
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Gettings KF, Phipps RP, Masel D, Refaai MA, Kirkley SA, Fialkow LB. "An association between decreased cardiopulmonary complications (transfusion-related acute lung injury and transfusion-associated circulatory overload) and implementation of universal leukoreduction of blood transfusions." Transfusion.. 2010 Dec 0; 50(12):2738-44.

10/19/2010
Spinelli SL, Maggirwar SB, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Nuclear emancipation: a platelet tour de force." Science signaling. 2010 Oct 19; 3(144):pe37. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

9/2010
Cholette JM, Mamikonian L, Alfieris GM, Blumberg N, Lerner NB. "Aspirin resistance following pediatric cardiac surgery." Thrombosis research.. 2010 Sep 0; 126(3):200-6. Epub 2010 Jun 13.

6/2010
Refaai MA, Chuang C, Menegus M, Blumberg N, Francis CW. "Outcomes after platelet transfusion in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2010 Jun 0; 8(6):1419-21. Epub 2010 Mar 19.

3/2010
Spinelli SL, Casey AE, Pollock SJ, Gertz JM, McMillan DH, Narasipura SD, Mody NA, King MR, Maggirwar SB, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Platelets and megakaryocytes contain functional nuclear factor-kappaB." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology.. 2010 Mar 0; 30(3):591-8. Epub 2009 Dec 30.

2/2010
Blumberg N, Sime PJ, Phipps RP. "Leukoreduction of blood transfusions--there is such a thing as a free lunch." Critical care medicine.. 2010 Feb 0; 38(2):720-1.

1/27/2010
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Phillips GL. "Platelet transfusions: trigger, dose, benefits, and risks." F1000 medicine reports. 2010 Jan 27; 2:5. Epub 2010 Jan 27.

12/2009
Blumberg N, Spinelli SL, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Phipps RP. "The platelet as an immune cell-CD40 ligand and transfusion immunomodulation." Immunologic research.. 2009 Dec 0; 45(2-3):251-60. Epub 2009 Jan 29.

11/2009
Bernard JJ, Seweryniak KE, Koniski AD, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Palis J, Phipps RP. "Foxp3 regulates megakaryopoiesis and platelet function." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology.. 2009 Nov 0; 29(11):1874-82. Epub 2009 Aug 06.

7/31/2009
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Saint S, Langa KM, Nallamothu BK. "Hospital variation in transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery: a cohort study." BMC medicine. 2009 Jul 31; 7:37. Epub 2009 Jul 31.

6/2009
Coppage M, Baker M, Fialkow L, Meehan D, Gettings K, Chen L, Massey HT, Blumberg N. "Lack of significant de novo HLA allosensitization in ventricular assist device recipients transfused with leukoreduced, ABO identical blood products." Human immunology.. 2009 Jun 0; 70(6):413-6. Epub 2009 Mar 09.

6/2009
Heal JM, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "One big unhappy family: transfusion alloimmunization, thrombosis, and immune modulation/inflammation." Transfusion.. 2009 Jun 0; 49(6):1032-6.

5/2009
Springer D, Miller J, Spinelli S, Pasa-Tolic L, Purvine S, Daly D, Zangar R, Jin S, Blumberg N, Francis C, Taubman M, Casey A, Wittlin S, Phipps R. "Platelet proteome changes associated with diabetes and during platelet storage for transfusion." Journal of proteome research.. 2009 May 0; 8(5):2261-72.

5/2009
Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Statin islands and PPAR ligands in platelets." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology.. 2009 May 0; 29(5):620-1.

4/2009
Kanda J, Ichinohe T, Matsuo K, Benjamin RJ, Klumpp TR, Rozman P, Blumberg N, Mehta J, Sohn SK, Uchiyama T. "Impact of ABO mismatching on the outcomes of allogeneic related and unrelated blood and marrow stem cell transplantations for hematologic malignancies: IPD-based meta-analysis of cohort studies." Transfusion.. 2009 Apr 0; 49(4):624-35. Epub 2009 Jan 02.

1/2009
O'Brien JJ, Baglole CJ, Garcia-Bates TM, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Phipps RP. "15-deoxy-Delta12,14 prostaglandin J2-induced heme oxygenase-1 in megakaryocytes regulates thrombopoiesis." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2009 Jan 0; 7(1):182-9. Epub 2008 Oct 10.

11/24/2008
Khorana AA, Francis CW, Blumberg N, Culakova E, Refaai MA, Lyman GH. "Blood transfusions, thrombosis, and mortality in hospitalized patients with cancer." Archives of internal medicine.. 2008 Nov 24; 168(21):2377-81.

11/15/2008
O'Brien JJ, Spinelli SL, Tober J, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Palis J, Seweryniak KE, Gertz JM, Phipps RP. "15-deoxy-delta12,14-PGJ2 enhances platelet production from megakaryocytes." Blood.. 2008 Nov 15; 112(10):4051-60. Epub 2008 Aug 28.

8/2008
Hillyer CD, Blumberg N, Glynn SA, Ness PM, . "Transfusion recipient epidemiology and outcomes research: possibilities for the future." Transfusion.. 2008 Aug 0; 48(8):1530-7. Epub 2008 Jun 28.

3/2008
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Liesveld JL, Phillips GL, Rowe JM. "Platelet transfusion and survival in adults with acute leukemia." Leukemia.. 2008 Mar 0; 22(3):631-5. Epub 2007 Sep 06.

1/2008
Cholette JM, Blumberg N, Phipps RP, McDermott MP, Gettings KF, Lerner NB. "Developmental changes in soluble CD40 ligand." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2008 Jan 0; 152(1):50-4, 54.e1. Epub 2007 Oct 24.

1/2008
Ray DM, Spinelli SL, Pollock SJ, Murant TI, O'Brien JJ, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Phipps RP. "Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma and retinoid X receptor transcription factors are released from activated human platelets and shed in microparticles." Thrombosis and haemostasis.. 2008 Jan 0; 99(1):86-95.

2008
Spinelli SL, O'Brien JJ, Bancos S, Lehmann GM, Springer DL, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Taubman MB, Phipps RP. "The PPAR-Platelet Connection: Modulators of Inflammation and Potential Cardiovascular Effects." PPAR research. 2008 2008:328172.

12/2007
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Heal JM, Hicks GL. "Increased risk of infection and mortality in women after cardiac surgery related to allogeneic blood transfusion." Journal of women's health.. 2007 Dec 0; 16(10):1412-20.

10/15/2007
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Universal leukocyte reduction of blood transfusions." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2007 Oct 15; 45(8):1014-5. Epub 2007 Sep 06.

4/2007
Blumberg N, Zhao H, Wang H, Messing S, Heal JM, Lyman GH. "The intention-to-treat principle in clinical trials and meta-analyses of leukoreduced blood transfusions in surgical patients." Transfusion.. 2007 Apr 0; 47(4):573-81.

4/2007
Kaufman J, Spinelli SL, Schultz E, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Release of biologically active CD154 during collection and storage of platelet concentrates prepared for transfusion." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2007 Apr 0; 5(4):788-96.

1/2007
O'Brien JJ, Ray DM, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N, Taubman MB, Francis CW, Wittlin SD, Phipps RP. "The platelet as a therapeutic target for treating vascular diseases and the role of eicosanoid and synthetic PPARgamma ligands." Prostaglandins & other lipid mediators. 2007 Jan 0; 82(1-4):68-76. Epub 2006 Jul 10.

2007
Rogers MAM.; Blumberg N.; Saint S.; Kim C.; Nallamothu BK.; Langa, KM. "Allogeneic blood transfusions explain the increased mortality in women after cardiac surgery." Am. Heart J. 2007; .

12/2006
Rogers MA, Blumberg N, Saint SK, Kim C, Nallamothu BK, Langa KM. "Allogeneic blood transfusions explain increased mortality in women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery." American heart journal.. 2006 Dec 0; 152(6):1028-34.

10/1/2006
Khan SY, Kelher MR, Heal JM, Blumberg N, Boshkov LK, Phipps R, Gettings KF, McLaughlin NJ, Silliman CC. "Soluble CD40 ligand accumulates in stored blood components, primes neutrophils through CD40, and is a potential cofactor in the development of transfusion-related acute lung injury." Blood.. 2006 Oct 1; 108(7):2455-62. Epub 2006 Jun 13.

10/2006
Blumberg N, Gettings KF, Turner C, Heal JM, Phipps RP. "An association of soluble CD40 ligand (CD154) with adverse reactions to platelet transfusions." Transfusion.. 2006 Oct 0; 46(10):1813-21.

2006
Khan SY.; Kelher MR.; Heal JM.; Blumberg N.; Boshkov LK.; Phipps RP.; Getting KF.; McLaughlin NJD.; Silliman CC. "Soluble CD40 ligand accumulates in stored blood components, primes neutrophils through CD40 and is a cofactor in the development of transfusion-related acute lung injury." Blood Prepublished online June 13, 2006;. 2006; 108(DOI 10.1182/blood-2006-04-017251.): 2455-62.

2006
Blumberg N. "International Forum: Haemovigilance." Vox Sanguinis. 2006; 90: 237-39.

2006
Ray DM, Spinelli SL, O'Brien JJ, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Platelets as a novel target for PPARgamma ligands : implications for inflammation, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease." BioDrugs : clinical immunotherapeutics, biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy. 2006 20(4):231-41.

11/2005
Heal JM, Liesveld JL, Phillips GL, Blumberg N. "What would Karl Landsteiner do? The ABO blood group and stem cell transplantation." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2005 Nov 0; 36(9):747-55.

10/2005
Blumberg N, Fine L, Gettings KF, Heal JM. "Decreased sepsis related to indwelling venous access devices coincident with implementation of universal leukoreduction of blood transfusions." Transfusion.. 2005 Oct 0; 45(10):1632-9.

8/2005
Blumberg N. "Deleterious clinical effects of transfusion immunomodulation: proven beyond a reasonable doubt." Transfusion.. 2005 Aug 0; 45(2 Suppl):33S-39S; discussion 39S-40S.

1/2005
Horan JT, Liesveld JL, Fenton P, Blumberg N, Walters MC. "Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiply transfused patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia after low-dose total body irradiation, fludarabine, and rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2005 Jan 0; 35(2):171-7.

2005
Heal JM.; Blumberg N. "International Forum, Transfusion of apheresis platelets and ABO blood groups." Vox Sanguinis. 2005; 88: 220-221.

2005
Blumberg N. "Deleterious clinical effects of transfusion immunomodulationproven beyond a reasonable doubt." Transfusion. 2005; 45: [Supplement]: 33S-40S.

12/10/2004
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Rowe JM. "A randomized trial of washed red blood cell and platelet transfusions in adult acute leukemia [ISRCTN76536440]." BMC blood disorders. 2004 Dec 10; 4(1):6. Epub 2004 Dec 10.

9/1/2004
Akbiyik F, Ray DM, Gettings KF, Blumberg N, Francis CW, Phipps RP. "Human bone marrow megakaryocytes and platelets express PPARgamma, and PPARgamma agonists blunt platelet release of CD40 ligand and thromboxanes." Blood.. 2004 Sep 1; 104(5):1361-8. Epub 2004 May 06.

9/2004
Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Optimizing platelet transfusion therapy." Blood reviews.. 2004 Sep 0; 18(3):149-65.

1/3/2004
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Erythropoietin to treat anaemia in patients with head and neck cancer." Lancet.. 2004 Jan 3; 363(9402):80-1; author reply 81-2.

2004
Blumberg N.; Heal JM and Rowe JM. "A randomized trial of washed red blood cells and platelet transfusions in adult acute leukemia." BMC Blood Disorders :. 2004; 4(6 doi:10.1186/-4-6.): 1471-2326.

10/2003
Koumas L, Smith TJ, Feldon S, Blumberg N, Phipps RP. "Thy-1 expression in human fibroblast subsets defines myofibroblastic or lipofibroblastic phenotypes." The American journal of pathology.. 2003 Oct 0; 163(4):1291-300.

7/2003
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Gettings KF. "WBC reduction of RBC transfusions is associated with a decreased incidence of RBC alloimmunization." Transfusion.. 2003 Jul 0; 43(7):945-52.

6/2003
Goldman J, Liesveld J, Nichols D, Heal J, Blumberg N. "ABO incompatibility between donor and recipient and clinical outcomes in allogeneic stem cell transplantation." Leukemia research.. 2003 Jun 0; 27(6):489-91.

5/2003
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Regarding 'Meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing the risk of postoperative infection between recipients of allogeneic and autologous blood transfusion' by Vamvakas et al." Vox sanguinis.. 2003 May 0; 84(4):331-2; author reply 332-3.

2/2003
Blumberg N, Phipps RP, Kaufman J, Heal JM. "The causes and treatment of reactions to platelet transfusions." Transfusion.. 2003 Feb 0; 43(2):291-2; author reply 292.

2003
Koumas L.; Smith TJ.; Feldon S.; Blumberg N.; Phipps RP. "Thy-1 expression in human fibroblast subsets defines myofibroblastic or lipofibroblastic phenotypes." Amer J Pathology. 2003; 163: 1291-1300.

11/2002
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "ABO-mismatched platelet transfusions and clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery." Transfusion.. 2002 Nov 0; 42(11):1527-8; author reply 1528-9.

9/2002
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Cowles JW, Hicks GL, Risher WH, Samuel PK, Kirkley SA. "Leukocyte-reduced transfusions in cardiac surgery results of an implementation trial." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2002 Sep 0; 118(3):376-81.

3/30/2002
Vanderlinde ES, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Autologous transfusion." BMJ : British medical journal. 2002 Mar 30; 324(7340):772-5.

2002
Vanderlinde E.; Heal JM.; Blumberg N. "Autologous transfusion." British Medical Journal (BMJ). 2002; 324: 772-775.

7/2001
Rios JA, Korones DN, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "WBC-reduced blood transfusions and clinical outcome in children with acute lymphoid leukemia." Transfusion.. 2001 Jul 0; 41(7):873-7.

6/23/2001
Phipps RP, Kaufman J, Blumberg N. "Platelet derived CD154 (CD40 ligand) and febrile responses to transfusion." Lancet.. 2001 Jun 23; 357(9273):2023-4.

6/2001
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Hicks GL, Risher WH. "Association of ABO-mismatched platelet transfusions with morbidity and mortality in cardiac surgery." Transfusion.. 2001 Jun 0; 41(6):790-3.

5/2001
Anolik JH, Blumberg N, Snider J, Francis CW. "Posttransfusion purpura secondary to an alloantibody reactive with HPA-5a (Br(b))." Transfusion.. 2001 May 0; 41(5):633-6.

2/2001
Vo TD, Cowles J, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Platelet washing to prevent recurrent febrile reactions to leucocyte-reduced transfusions." Transfusion medicine (Oxford, England). 2001 Feb 0; 11(1):45-7.

2001
Blumberg, N. "Transfusion-induced immunomodulation: an overview." Transfusion Medicine Reviews. 2001; 15: 110-112.

2001
Blumberg N.; Heal JM. "Mortality risks, costs and decision making in transfusion medicine." Amer J Clin Path. 2001; 115: 935-36.

12/2000
Goldfinger D, Klapper E, Pepkowitz SH, Millar SI, Heal JM, Blumberg N, Wuest D, Reich L, Mayer K. "Universal WBC reduction and patient advocacy." Transfusion.. 2000 Dec 0; 40(12):1545-6.

12/2000
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Mortality risks, costs, and decision making in transfusion medicine." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2000 Dec 0; 114(6):934-7.

7/1999
Blumberg N. "The costs and consequences of management fads and politically driven regulatory oversight." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.. 1999 Jul 0; 123(7):580-4.

1999
Heal JM, Blumberg N. "The second century of ABO: and now for something completely different." Transfusion.. 1999 39(11-12):1155-9.

11/1998
Griggs JJ, Blumberg N. "Recombinant erythropoietin and blood transfusions in cancer chemotherapy-induced anemia." Anti-cancer drugs.. 1998 Nov 0; 9(10):925-32.

9/1998
Kirkley SA, Cowles J, Pellegrini VD, Harris CM, Boyd AD, Blumberg N. "Blood transfusion and total joint replacement surgery: T helper 2 (TH2) cytokine secretion and clinical outcome." Transfusion medicine (Oxford, England). 1998 Sep 0; 8(3):195-204.

8/1998
Blumberg N. "Perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion does not cause adverse sequelae in patients with cancer: a meta-analysis of unconfounded studies." The British journal of surgery.. 1998 Aug 0; 85(8):1163-4.

3/5/1998
Blumberg N. "Anesthesiology." The New England journal of medicine.. 1998 Mar 5; 338(10):686; author reply 686-7.

2/1998
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Blood transfusion immunomodulation: the silent epidemic." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.. 1998 Feb 0; 122(2):117-9.

7/1997
Blumberg N. "Allogeneic transfusion and infection: economic and clinical implications." Seminars in hematology.. 1997 Jul 0; 34(3 Suppl 2):34-40.

10/1996
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "The transfusion immunomodulation theory: the Th1/Th2 paradigm and an analogy with pregnancy as a unifying mechanism." Seminars in hematology.. 1996 Oct 0; 33(4):329-40.

9/1996
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Immunomodulation by blood transfusion: an evolving scientific and clinical challenge." The American journal of medicine.. 1996 Sep 0; 101(3):299-308.

6/7/1996
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Immunological tolerance." Science.. 1996 Jun 7; 272(5267):1408.

6/7/1996
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Immunological tolerance." Science.. 1996 Jun 7; 272(5267):1408b.

3/1996
Blumberg N, Kirkley SA, Heal JM. "A cost analysis of autologous and allogeneic transfusions in hip-replacement surgery." American journal of surgery.. 1996 Mar 0; 171(3):324-30.

1996
Blumberg N.; Heal JM. "The transfusion immunomodulation theory--the Th1/Th2 paradigm and an analogy with pregnancy as a unifying mechanism." Sem Hematology. 1996; 33: 329-340.

1996
Heal JM, Masel D, Blumberg N. "Interaction of platelet fc and complement receptors with circulating immune complexes involving the AB0 system." Vox sanguinis.. 1996 71(4):205-11.

1996
Dzik S, Blajchman MA, Blumberg N, Kirkley SA, Heal JM, Wood K. "Current research on the immunomodulatory effect of allogeneic blood transfusion." Vox sanguinis.. 1996 70(4):187-94.

12/1995
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Noncausal relationship between cancer recurrence and perioperative blood transfusions." Annals of surgery.. 1995 Dec 0; 222(6):757-8.

10/1995
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Transfusion and the immune system: a paradigm shift in progress?" Transfusion.. 1995 Oct 0; 35(10):879-83.

2/25/1995
Kirkley SA, Cowles J, Pellegrini VD, Harris CM, Boyd AD, Blumberg N. "Cytokine secretion after allogeneic or autologous blood transfusion." Lancet.. 1995 Feb 25; 345(8948):527.

2/1995
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Kirkley SA, DiPersio JF, Rapoport AP, Rowe JM. "Leukodepleted-ABO-identical blood components in the treatment of hematologic malignancies: a cost analysis." American journal of hematology.. 1995 Feb 0; 48(2):108-15.

1995
Blumberg N.; Heal JM.; Kirkley SA.; DiPersio JF.; Rapoport.; AP.; Rowe JM. "FilteredABOidentical blood components in the treatment of haematologic malignanciesa cost analysis." Amer J Hematol. 1995; 48: 108-115.

1995
Kirkley SA.; Cowles J.; Pellegrini, VD, Jr.; Harris CM.; Boyd AD.; Blumberg N. "Cytokine secretion after allogeneic or autologous blood transfusions." The Lancet. 1995; 345: 527.

12/1994
Heal JM, Blumberg N, Kirkley SA, DiPersio JF, Rapoport AP, Rowe JM. "Leukocyte-reduced transfusions of ABO-identical platelets and clinical outcome in autologous bone marrow transplantation for lymphoma." Bone marrow transplantation.. 1994 Dec 0; 14(6):943-8.

9/1994
Kirkley SA, Blumberg N. "Use of single donor platelets." Blood reviews.. 1994 Sep 0; 8(3):142-7.

5/1994
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Perioperative blood transfusion and colorectal cancer recurrence." Transfusion.. 1994 May 0; 34(5):450-2.

4/1994
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Effects of transfusion on immune function. Cancer recurrence and infection." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.. 1994 Apr 0; 118(4):371-9.

2/1994
Heal JM, Kenmotsu N, Rowe JM, Blumberg N. "A possible survival advantage in adults with acute leukemia receiving ABO-identical platelet transfusions." American journal of hematology.. 1994 Feb 0; 45(2):189-90.

1994
Heal JM.; Kenmotsu N.; Rowe JM.; Blumberg N. "A possible survival advantage in adult leukemics receiving ABO identical platelet transfusions." Amer J Hematol. 1994; 45: 189-190.

11/1993
Heal JM, Masel D, Rowe JM, Blumberg N. "Circulating immune complexes involving the ABO system after platelet transfusion." British journal of haematology.. 1993 Nov 0; 85(3):566-72.

10/28/1993
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Blood transfusions and prognosis in colorectal cancer." The New England journal of medicine.. 1993 Oct 28; 329(18):1355; author reply 1355-6.

6/1993
Heal JM, Rowe JM, Blumberg N. "ABO and platelet transfusion revisited." Annals of hematology.. 1993 Jun 0; 66(6):309-14.

4/1/1993
Blumberg N, Albert M, Krabill K. "Pathologists are doctors." Annals of internal medicine.. 1993 Apr 1; 118(7):575.

2/1993
Heal JM, Rowe JM, McMican A, Masel D, Finke C, Blumberg N. "The role of ABO matching in platelet transfusion." European journal of haematology.. 1993 Feb 0; 50(2):110-7.

1993
Heal JM.; Rowe JM.; McMican A.; Masel D.; Finke C.; Blumberg N. "The role of ABO matching in platelet transfusion." Eur. J. Haemat. 1993; 50: 110-117.

1993
Heal JM.; Masel D.; Rowe JM.; Blumberg N. "Circulating immune complexes involving the ABO system in patients refractory to platelet transfusion." Brit J Haematol. 1993; 85: 566-572.

10/1992
Murphy PJ, Connery C, Hicks GL, Blumberg N. "Homologous blood transfusion as a risk factor for postoperative infection after coronary artery bypass graft operations." The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 1992 Oct 0; 104(4):1092-9.

9/1992
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "White cell reduction, ultraviolet irradiation, and platelet refractoriness in acute myeloid leukemia." Transfusion.. 1992 Sep 0; 32(7):688-9.

1/1992
Heal JM, Cowles J, Masel D, Rowe JM, Blumberg N. "Antibodies to plasma proteins: an association with platelet transfusion refractoriness." British journal of haematology.. 1992 Jan 0; 80(1):83-90.

1992
Heal JM.; Cowles J.; Masel D.; Rowe JM.; Blumberg N. "Antibodies to plasma proteins--an association with platelet transfusion refractoriness". Br. J. Haemat. 1992; 80: 83-90.

1992
Murphy P.; Connery C.; Hicks GL.; Blumberg N. "Homologous blood transfusion as a risk factor for postoperative infection after coronary artery bypass graft surgery." J. Thoracic Cardiovasc. Surg. 1992; 104: 1092-1099.

1992
Cox MT, Roberts M, LaJoie J, Enfonde M, Kress D, Blumberg N. "An apparent primary immune response involving anti-Jka and anti-P1 detected 10 days after transfusion." Transfusion.. 1992 32(9):874.

1992
Triulzi DJ, Vanek K, Ryan DH, Blumberg N. "A clinical and immunologic study of blood transfusion and postoperative bacterial infection in spinal surgery." Transfusion.. 1992 32(6):517-24.

1992
Basile M, Moskowitz B, Harris J, Blumberg N, Bennett JM. "Malignant melanoma: primary presentation in bone marrow and lymph node." Medical and pediatric oncology. 1992 20(1):75-7.

11/1991
Sherer DM, Abramowicz JS, Ryan RM, Sheils LA, Blumberg N, Woods JR. "Severe fetal hydrops resulting from ABO incompatibility." Obstetrics and gynecology.. 1991 Nov 0; 78(5 Pt 2):897-9.

1991
Murphy P, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Infection or suspected infection after hip replacement surgery with autologous or homologous blood transfusions." Transfusion.. 1991 31(3):212-7.

10/1990
Blumberg N, Triulzi DJ, Heal JM. "Transfusion-induced immunomodulation and its clinical consequences." Transfusion medicine reviews.. 1990 Oct 0; 4(4 Suppl 1):24-35.

5/1990
Blumberg N, Chuang-Stein C, Heal JM. "The relationship of blood transfusion, tumor staging, and cancer recurrence." Transfusion.. 1990 May 0; 30(4):291-4.

1990
Triulzi D.; Blumberg N. "Variability in response to cryoprecipitate therapy in uremia." Yale J Biology Med. 1990; 63: 1-7.

1990
Blumberg N.; Heal JM. "Transfusion as a predisposing factor for cancer recurrence and perioperative bacterial infection." Yale J Biology Med. 1990; 63: 429-434.

1990
Triulzi DJ, Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Association of transfusion with postoperative bacterial infection." Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences. 1990 28(2):95-107.

1990
Triulzi DJ, Blumberg N. "Variability in response to cryoprecipitate treatment for hemostatic defects in uremia." The Yale journal of biology and medicine. 1990 63(1):1-7.

1990
Blumberg N. "Beyond ABO and D antigen matching: how far and for whom?" Transfusion.. 1990 30(6):482-4.

1990
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Transfusion-induced immunomodulation and its possible role in cancer recurrence and perioperative bacterial infection." The Yale journal of biology and medicine. 1990 63(5):429-33.

3/1989
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Transfusion and recipient immune function." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.. 1989 Mar 0; 113(3):246-53.

1989
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Transfusion and host defenses against cancer recurrence and infection." Transfusion.. 1989 29(3):236-45.

1989
Cowles JW, Spitalnik SL, Blumberg N. "The fine specificity of Lewis blood group antibodies. Evidence for maturation of the immune response." Vox sanguinis.. 1989 56(2):107-11.

1989
Heal JM, Mullin A, Blumberg N. "The importance of ABH antigens in platelet crossmatching." Transfusion.. 1989 29(6):514-20.

12/1988
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Evidence for plasma-mediated immunomodulation--transfusions of plasma-rich blood components are associated with a greater risk of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome than transfusions of red blood cells alone." Transplantation proceedings.. 1988 Dec 0; 20(6):1138-42.

11/1988
Heal JM, Chuang C, Blumberg N. "Perioperative blood transfusions and prostate cancer recurrence and survival." American journal of surgery.. 1988 Nov 0; 156(5):374-80.

4/23/1988
Blumberg N, Heal J. "Renal allograft survival in transfused and non-transfused patients." Lancet.. 1988 Apr 23; 1(8591):946.

4/1988
Blumberg N, Heal J, Chuang C, Murphy P, Agarwal M. "Further evidence supporting a cause and effect relationship between blood transfusion and earlier cancer recurrence." Annals of surgery.. 1988 Apr 0; 207(4):410-5.

1988
Blumberg N.; Heal JM. "Evidence for plasma-mediated immunomodulation--transfusions of red cells are associated with a lower risk of AIDS than transfusions of plasma-rich blood components." Transplant Proc. 1988; 20: 1138-1142.

1988
Corsetti JP.; Sotirchos SV.; Cox C.; Cowles JW.; Leary JF.; Blumberg N. "The correction of cellular autofluorescence in flow cytometry by mathematical modeling of cellular fluorescence." Cytometry. 1988; 9: 539547.

1988
Blumberg N. "The fate of cells of the immune system during blood storage and after transfusion." Plasma Therapy and Transfusion Technology. 1988; 9: 303-308.

1988
Blumberg N, Agarwal MM, Chuang C. "A possible association between survival time and transfusion in cervical cancer." The Yale journal of biology and medicine. 1988 61(6):493-500.

1988
Corsetti JP, Cowles JW, Cox MT, Blumberg N. "A rapid and accurate single-drop modification of the acid-elution technique for detecting fetomaternal hemorrhage." Vox sanguinis.. 1988 54(1):39-42.

1988
Masel DS, Blumberg N, Heal JM. "A chloroquine elution technique for platelet serology." Transfusion.. 1988 28(2):132-6.

1988
Szal M, Blumberg N. "Clinical correlates in patients with elevated platelet-associated immunoglobulins." Annals of clinical and laboratory science. 1988 18(1):24-33.

12/1987
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Perioperative blood transfusion and solid tumour recurrence." Blood reviews.. 1987 Dec 0; 1(4):219-29.

7/1987
Heal JM, Blumberg N, Masel D. "An evaluation of crossmatching, HLA, and ABO matching for platelet transfusions to refractory patients." Blood.. 1987 Jul 0; 70(1):23-30.

5/1987
Britton RM. "Confidentiality in family practice." Medical aspects of human sexuality. 1987 May 0; 21(5):59-60, 63, 67.

2/6/1987
Cass RM, Blumberg N. "Single-unit blood transfusion: doubtful dogma defeated." JAMA.. 1987 Feb 6; 257(5):628-9.

1987
Corsetti JP, Cox C, Leary JF, Cox MT, Blumberg N, Doherty RA. "Comparison of quantitative acid-elution technique and flow cytometry for detecting fetomaternal hemorrhage." Annals of clinical and laboratory science. 1987 17(3):197-206.

1987
Cowles JW, Blumberg N. "Neutralization of P blood group antibodies by synthetic solid-phase antigens." Transfusion.. 1987 27(3):272-5.

1987
Blumberg N, Heal JM. "Perioperative blood transfusion and solid tumor recurrence--a review." Cancer investigation.. 1987 5(6):615-25.

1987
Cowles JW, Cox MT, McMican A, Blumberg N. "Comparison of monoclonal antisera with conventional antisera for Lewis blood group antigen determination." Vox sanguinis.. 1987 52(1-2):83-4.

8/30/1986
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Murphy P, Agarwal MM, Chuang C. "Association between transfusion of whole blood and recurrence of cancer." British medical journal.. 1986 Aug 30; 293(6546):530-3.

1/1986
Blumberg N, Masel D, Stoler M. "Disparities in estimates of IgG bound to normal platelets." Blood.. 1986 Jan 0; 67(1):200-2.

1986
Blumberg N.; Heal J.; Murphy P.; Agarwal M.; Chuang C. "Association between transfusion of whole blood and cancer recurrence." British Medical J. 1986; 293: 530-533.

1986
Cowles JW, Spitalnik SL, Blumberg N. "Detection of anti-Lea in Le(a-b+) individuals by kinetic ELISA." Vox sanguinis.. 1986 50(3):164-8.

1986
Blumberg N, Laczin J, McMican A, Heal J, Arvan D. "A critical survey of fresh-frozen plasma use." Transfusion.. 1986 26(6):511-3.

4/6/1985
Blumberg N, Agarwal MM, Chuang C. "Relation between recurrence of cancer of the colon and blood transfusion." British medical journal.. 1985 Apr 6; 290(6474):1037-9.

1985
Blumberg N.; Agarwal M.; Chuang C. "Relation between recurrence of cancer of the colon and blood transfusion." British Medical J. 1985; 290: 1037-1039.

1985
Spitalnik S, Cowles J, Cox MT, Blumberg N. "Detection of IgG anti-Lewis (a) antibodies in cord sera by kinetic Elisa." Vox sanguinis.. 1985 48(4):235-8.

3/1984
Spitalnik S, Pfaff W, Cowles J, Ireland JE, Scornik JC, Blumberg N. "Correlation of humoral immunity to Lewis blood group antigens with renal transplant rejection." Transplantation.. 1984 Mar 0; 37(3):265-8.

2/1984
Blumberg N, Masel D, Mayer T, Horan P, Heal J. "Removal of HLA-A,B antigens from platelets." Blood.. 1984 Feb 0; 63(2):448-50.

1984
Cox MT.; McMican A.; Blumberg N. "A case report of a neonate with an unexpected second antibody, anti-Jk(b)." J. Med. Technology. 1984; 1: 225-226.

1984
Blumberg N, Ross K, Avila E, Peck K. "Should chronic transfusions be matched for antigens other than ABO and Rho(D)?" Vox sanguinis.. 1984 47(3):205-8.

9/3/1983
Ramsey G, Stoler M, Blumberg N. "Red-cell alloantibody response in AIDS." Lancet.. 1983 Sep 3; 2(8349):575.

7/1983
Spitalnik SL, Cowles JW, Cox MT, Blumberg N. "Neutralization of Lewis blood group antibodies by synthetic immunoadsorbents." American journal of clinical pathology.. 1983 Jul 0; 80(1):63-5.

7/1983
Blumberg N, McMican A, Heal J. "Rh sensitization." Obstetrics and gynecology.. 1983 Jul 0; 62(1):135-6.

4/1983
Ramsey G, Arvan DA, Stewart S, Blumberg N. "Do preoperative laboratory tests predict blood transfusion needs in cardiac operations?" The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 1983 Apr 0; 85(4):564-9.

1983
Ramsey G.; Arvan DA.; Stewart S.; Blumberg N. "Do preoperative laboratory tests predict blood transfusion needs in cardiac surgery?". J. Thoracic Cardiovas. Surg. 1983; 85: 564-569.

1983
Ramsey G.; Desley C.; Ross K.; Peck K.; Spennachio J.; Blumberg N. "The type and screen--are patient charges a valid measure of cost reduction?". Ann. Clin. Lab. Science. 1983; 13: 55-58.

1983
Spitalnik S.; Cowles J.; Cox MT.; Blumberg N. "Neutralization of Lewis blood group antibodies by synthetic immunoadsorbents." Amer. J. Clin. Path. 1983; 80: 63-65.

1983
Ramsey G.; Stoler M.; Blumberg N. "Red cell alloantibody response in AIDS." Lancet ii:. 1983; : 575.

1983
Holt JT, Spitalnik SL, McMican AE, Wilson G, Blumberg N. "A technetium-99m red cell survival technique for in vivo compatibility testing." Transfusion.. 1983 23(2):148-51.

1983
Spitalnik S, Cowles J, Cox MT, Baker D, Holt J, Blumberg N. "A new technique in quantitative immunohematology: solid-phase kinetic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay." Vox sanguinis.. 1983 45(6):440-8.

1983
Ramsey G, Desley C, Ross K, Peck K, Spennachio J, Blumberg N. "The type and screen: are patient charges a valid measure of cost reduction?" Annals of clinical and laboratory science. 1983 13(1):55-8.

1983
Blumberg N, Peck K, Ross K, Avila E. "Immune response to chronic red blood cell transfusion." Vox sanguinis.. 1983 44(4):212-7.

1983
Blumberg N, Hicks G, Woll J, Nusbacher J, Cox MT, Wilbur D, Schwedfeger D, McMican A. "Successful cardiac bypass surgery in the presence of a potent cold agglutinin without plasma exchange." Transfusion.. 1983 23(4):363.

1983
Pisciotto P, Rosen D, Silver H, Genco P, Blumberg N, Katz AJ, Morse EE. "Treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Evaluation of plasma exchange and review of the literature." Vox sanguinis.. 1983 45(3):185-96.

1983
Cox MT, McMican A, Blumberg N. "Case report of an anti-Jk b persisting for sixteen years." Transfusion.. 1983 23(4):362.

7/1982
Blumberg N, Masel D, Mayer T, Horan P, Heal J. "Passive acquisition of new HLA phenotypes by human platelets incubated in plasma." Blood.. 1982 Jul 0; 60(1):276.

1/1982
Blumberg N, Shah I, Hoagland J, Shirer L, Katz AJ. "Evaluation of individuals deferred from blood donation for medical reasons." Vox sanguinis.. 1982 Jan 0; 42(1):1-7.

1982
Morse EE.; Snyder E.; Blumberg N.; Katz AJ. "An analysis of two types of granulocyte transfusions in patients with acute leukemia and septicemia. :". Ann. Clin. Lab. Science. 1982; 12: 106-110.

1982
Blumberg N.; Masel D.; Mayer T.; Horan P.; Heal J. "Acquisition by human platelets of new HLA-A,B phenotypes from plasma." Blood. 1982; 60:: 275.

1982
Morse EE, Synder E, Blumberg N, Katz AJ. "Analysis of two types of granulocyte transfusions in patients with acute leukemia and septicemia." Annals of clinical and laboratory science. 1982 12(2):106-10.

1982
Blumberg N, Shah I, Katz AJ, Morse EE. "Granulocyte yields using the Haemonetics 30. Effects of variations in corticosteroid regimen and donor selection." Vox sanguinis.. 1982 42(5):225-32.

1982
Pisciotto P, Sataro P, Blumberg N. "Incidence of adverse reactions in blood donors taking antihypertensive medications." Transfusion.. 1982 22(6):530-1.

1982
Kurtz SR, Valeri DA, Gray A, Lindberg JR, McMican A, Blumberg N, Valeri CR. "A new approach to washing red blood cells frozen with a high concentration of glycerol in a special freezing container." Vox sanguinis.. 1982 43(3):132-7.

1982
Spitalnik S, Cox MT, Spennacchio J, Guenther R, Blumberg N. "The serology of Sda effects of transfusion and pregnancy." Vox sanguinis.. 1982 42(6):308-12.

2/1981
Blumberg N, Katz AJ. "Therapeutic plasmapheresis and cytapheresis. A review." Connecticut medicine.. 1981 Feb 0; 45(2):85-90.

1981
Katz AJ, Genco PV, Blumberg N, Snyder EL, Camp B, Morse EE. "Platelet collection and transfusion using the fenwal CS-3000 cell separator." Transfusion.. 1981 21(5):560-3.

3/1979
Buchholz DH, Blumberg N, Bove JR. "Long-term granulocyte transfusion in patients with malignant neoplasms." Archives of internal medicine.. 1979 Mar 0; 139(3):317-20.

1979
Katz AJ.; Blumberg N.; King C. "Meeting therapeutic pheresis needs in the region." Proceedings of the First Annual Apheresis Symposium: Current Concepts and Future Trends. 1979; : 176-191.

11/3/1978
Blumberg N, Bove JR. "Un-cross-matched blood for emergency transfusion. One year's experience in a civilian setting." JAMA.. 1978 Nov 3; 240(19):2057-9.

1978
Blumberg N.; Genco PV.; Katz AJ.; Bove JR. "Collection of granulocytes for transfusion--effect of collection methods on cell enzyme release. Vox". Sanguinis. 1978; 35: 207-214.

1978
Blumberg N, Genco P, Katz A, Bove J. "Collection of granulocytes for transfusion. The effect of collection methods on cell enzyme release." Vox sanguinis.. 1978 35(4):207-14.

1974
Blumberg N. "Tumor angiogenesis factor. Speculations on an approach to cancer chemotherapy." The Yale journal of biology and medicine. 1974 47(2):71-81.

0
Kaufman J.; Spinelli SL.; Schultz L.; Blumberg N.; Phipps RP. "Release of biologically active CD154 during collection and storage of platelet concentrates prepared for transfusion." (submitted, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis).

0
Ray DM.; Spinelli SL.; Murant T.; Blumberg N.; Francis CW.; Phipps RP. "Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor g and the Retinoid X Receptor are released from activated human platelets and are shed in platelet microparticles." submitted. .

0
Rogers MAM.; Blumberg N.; Heal JM.; Hicks, GL, Jr. "Increased mortality in women after cardiac surgery related to blood transfusion". (in press, Journal of Womens's Health).

0
Chollette JM.; Blumberg N.; Phipps RP.; McDermott MP.; Gettings KF.; Lerner NB.;. "Developmental changes in soluble CD40 ligand". J. Pediatrics. .

Books & Chapters

2006
Chapter Title: Clinical Use of Plasma and Plasma Fractions
Book Title: Best Practice and Research in Clinical Haematology
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Francis CW.; Heal JM.;
Edited By: Blumberg, N.; Francis CW.; Heal JM.;
Published By: Elesevier2006 in UK

2006
Chapter Title: Transfusion immunomodulation
Book Title: Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine: Basic Principles and Practice
Author List: Blumberg N.; Heal JM.
Published By: Churchill-Livingstone2006

2005
Chapter Title: Immunomodulation by Transfusion
Book Title: Perioperative Transfusion Medicine
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Heal JM.
Edited By: Spiess, B.
Published By: Lippincott2005

2000
Chapter Title: Transfusion Immunomodulation
Book Title: The Scientific Basis of Transfusion Medicine
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Heal JM.
Edited By: K Anderson; P Ness
Published By: WB Saunders2000

2000
Chapter Title: Immunomodulation and allogeneic transfusion
Book Title: Transfusion Medicine & Alternatives to Blood Transfusion
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Heal JM.; Triulzi DJ.
Published By: NATA, R&J Editions Medicales2000 in Paris

2000
Chapter Title: Cost effectiveness of allogeneic versus autologous blood use
Book Title: Transfusion Medicine & Alternatives to Blood Transfusion
Author List: Blumberg N.; Heal JM.
Published By: NATA, R&J Editions Medicales2000 in Paris

2000
Chapter Title: Blood Transfusion-a booklet for patients.
Book Title: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Author List: Heal, JM.; Blumberg, N.
Published By: New York NY2000

1999
Chapter Title: Blood Transfusion
Book Title: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update
Author List: Blumberg N.; Kirkley SA.
Edited By: JH Beaty
Published By: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons1999 in Rosemont, IL

1999
Chapter Title: History of the Transfusion Immunomodulatory Theory
Book Title: Immunomodulatory Effects of Blood Transfusion
Author List: Blumberg N.; Heal JM.
Edited By: EC Vamvakas.; MA Blajchman
Published By: AABB Press1999 in Bethesda MD

1997
Chapter Title: Increased postoperative infections after allogeneic transfusions.
Book Title: Autotransfusion: Therapeutic Principles and Trends
Author List: Kirkley, SA.; Blumberg N.
Edited By: RL Tawes
Published By: Appleton1997 in Detroit, MI

1995
Chapter Title: Leukocyte depletion and tranfusion induced immunomodulation.
Book Title: Clinical Benefits of Leukodepleted Blood Products
Author List: Triulzi D.; Blumberg, N.
Edited By: J Sweeney; A Heaton
Published By: RG Landes1995 in Austin, TX.

1994
Chapter Title: Transfusion associated immunomodulation.
Book Title: The Scientific Basis of Transfusion Medicine
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Heal JM.
Edited By: K. Anderson; P Ness
Published By: WB Saunders1994

1990
Chapter Title: Transfusion induced immunomodulation and its clinical consequences.
Book Title: Transfusion Medicine
Author List: Triulzi DJ.; Heal JM.; Blumberg, N.
Edited By: SJ Nance
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1990 in Arlington, VA

1990
Chapter Title: Partial plasma exchange: diseases in which it is of reported efficacy. A Technical Workshop
Book Title: Therapeutic Hemapheresis
Author List: Blumberg, N.; Katz AJ.
Edited By: EM Berkman; J Umlas
Published By: AABB1990

1989
Chapter Title: The rationale for limiting recipient exposure to homologous transfusions, and overview.
Book Title: Limiting Homologous Exposure: Alternative Strategies
Author List: Heal JM.; Blumberg N.
Edited By: KB Carlson; AH Golub
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1989 in Arlington, VA

1986
Chapter Title: Professional self-assessment program, immunohematology series.
Book Title: Adverse Transfusion Reactions
Author List: Snyder, E.
Published By: American Ass. of Blood Banks & American Ass. of Clinical Pathologists1986 in Chicago, IL.

1985
Book Title: Blood Transfusion Therapy-An Audiovisual Program (71 slides/cassette
Author List: Snyder, E.; Kennedy M.; Blumberg N.
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1985 in Arlington, VA

1984
Book Title: Blood Transfusion Therapy- A Self Assessment Program
Author List: Snyder e.; Kennedy M.; Blumberg N.
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1984 in Arlington, VA

1984
Book Title: Blood Transfusion Therapy- Patient Management Problems
Author List: Snyder E.; Kennedy M.; Blumberg N.
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1984 in Arlington, VA.

1983
Book Title: Blood Transfusion Therapy-A Physician's Handbook
Author List: Snyder E.; Kennedy M.; Blumberg N.
Published By: American Association of Blood Banks1983 in Arlington, VA.

1980
Chapter Title: Med-Ed Series in Clinical Teachings, MEDCOM Audiovisual program of 66 slides and audiocassette
Book Title: Blood Component Therapy
Author List: Snyder, E.; Blumberg N.
Published By: MEDCOM1980 in Garden Grove, CA.

1979
Chapter Title: Audiovisual program of 52 slides and audiocassette.
Book Title: Blood transfusion reactions and complications. Clinical Teachings, MEDCOM
Author List: Snyder, E.; Blumberg, N.
Published By: MEDCOM1979 in Garden Grove, CA.

1975
Chapter Title: -a review of its biology and chemotherapeutic properties with a re-evaluation of its use as an antineoplastic agent.
Book Title: Actinomycin D-
Author List: Blumberg, N.
Published By: Yale University School of Medicine, Thesis for M.D. degree1975