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Prof. William N. Rom

NYU School of Medicine, USA

Email: william.rom@nyumc.org


1971 M.D., University of Minnesota, USA, Medicine

1967 B.A., University of Colorado, USA, Political Science

Publications (selected)

  1. Bogoni L, Ko JP, Alpert J, Anand V, Fantauzzi J, Florin CH, Koo CW, Mason D, Rom WN, Shiau M, Salganicoff M, Naidich DP. Impact of a Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) System Integration into a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) on reader sensitivity and efficiency for the detection of lung nodules in thoracic CT exams. J Digit Imaging, 19 June 2012.
  2. Hazelton WD, Goodman G, Rom WN, Tockman M, Thornquist M, Moolgavkar SH, Weissfeld JL, Feng Z. Longitudinal multistage model for lung cancer incidence, mortality, and CT detected indolent and aggressive cancers. Mathematical Biosciences 2012; 240: 20–34.
  3. Greenberg AK, Lu F, Goldberg JD, Eylers E, Tsay JC, Yie TA, Naidich D, McGuinness GM, Pass H, Tchou-Wong KM, Addrizzo-Harris D, Chachoua A, Crawford B, Rom WN. CT Scan screening for lung cancer: Risk factors for nodules and malignancy in a high-risk urban cohort. PLoS ONE 2012; 7(7): e39403. Epub 2012 Jul 2.
  4. Nolan A, Naveed B, Kwon S, Segal LN, Kulkarni R, Comfort AL, Kasturiarachchi KJ, Prophete C, Cohen MD, Chen LC, Rom WN, Prezant DJ, Weiden MW. Comparison of WTC Dust size on macrophage inflammatory cytokine release in vivo and in vitro. PLoS ONE 2012; 7(7): e40016.
  5. Berman JD, Fann N, Hollingsworth JW, Pinkerton KE, Rom WN, Szema AM, Breysse PN, White RH, and Curriero FC. Health Benefits from Large Scale Ozone Reduction in the United States. Environ Health Persp 2012, Online 18 July 2012.
  6. Pinkerton KE, Rom WN, Akpinar-Elci M, Balmes JR, Bayram H, Brandli O, Hollingsworth JW, Kinney PL, Margolis HG, Martin WJ, Sasser EN, Smith KR, Takaro TK. An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: Climate change and human health. Proc Am Thorac Soc 2012; 9: 3-8.
  7. Cai Z., Tchou-Wong K.-M., Rom W.N. NF-kappaB in Lung Tumorigenesis. Cancers. 2011; 3(4): 4258-4268.
  8. Naveed B, Weiden M, Kwon S, Gracely E, Comfort A, Ferrier N, Kasturiarachchi K, Cohen H, Aldrich TK, Rom WN, Kelly K, Prezant D, Nolan A. Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict lung function fimpairment: A nested case-control study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011. DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201109-1672OC.
  9. Rom WN. Role of oxidants in interstitial lung diseases: Pneumoconioses, constrictive bronchiolitis, and chronic tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Mediators of Inflammation 2011; 2011 Article ID 407657.
  10. Nolan A, Naveed B, Comfort AL, Ferrier N, Hall CB, Kwon S, Kasturiarachchi KJ, Cohen HW, Zeig-Owens R, Glaser MS, Webber MP, Aldrich TK, Rom WN, Kelly K, Prezant DJ, Weiden MD. Inflammatory biomarkers predict lung injury after exposure to World Trade Center dust. Chest 2012; 142(2): 412-418.
  11. Kim CE, Tchou-Wong KM, Rom WN. Sputum-Based Molecular Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer: Limitations and Promise. Cancers 2011; 3: 2975-2989.
  12. Crothers K, Thompson BW, Burkhardt K, Morris A, Flores SC, Diaz PT, Chaisson RE, Kirk GD, Rom WN, Huang L. HIV-Associated Lung Infections and Complications in the Era of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy. Proc Am Thorac Soc 2011; 8: 287-281.
  13. Segal LN, Methe BA, Nolan A, Hoshino Y, Rom WN, Dawson R, Weiden MD. HIV-1 and bacterial pneumonia in the era of antiretroviral therapy. Proc Am Thorac Soc 2011; 8: 282-287.
  14. Kossenkov A, Vachani A, Chang C, Nichols C, Billouin S, Homg W, Rom WN, Albelda SM, Showe MK, Showe LC. Resection of non-small cell lung cancers reverses tumor-induced gene expression changes in the peripheral immune system. Clinical Cancer Res 2011; 17: 5867-77.
  15. Segal LN, Goldring RM, Oppenheimer BW, Stabile A, Reibman J, Rom WN, Weiden MD, Berger KI. Disparity between distal and proximal airway reactivity during methacholine challenge. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2011; 1-8.
  16. Ostroff RM, Bigbee WL, Franklin W, Gold L, Mehan M, Miller YE, Pass HI, Rom WN, Siegfried JM, Stewart A, Walker JJ, Weissfeld JL, Williams S, Zichi D, and Brody EN. Unlocking biomarker discovery: Large scale application of aptamer proteomic technology for early detection of lung cancer. PLoS ONE 2010; 5: e15003.
  17. Kobayashi H, Nolan A, Naveed B, Hoshino Y, Segal L, Fujita Y, Rom WN, and Weiden M. Neutrophils activate alveolar macrophages by producing caspase-6 mediated cleavage of interleukin-1 associated kinase-M (IRAK-M). J Immunol 2011; 187.
  18. Miller A and Rom WN. Does asbestos exposure (Asbestosis) cause (Clinical) airway obstruction (Small Airway Disease)? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 182: 444-5.
  19. Roy HK, Subramanian H, Damania D, Hensing T, Rom WN, Pass H, Ray D, Bogojevic A, Shah M, Kuzniar T, Pradhan P, and Backman V. Biophotonic detection of buccal epithelial nano-architectural alterations in patients harboring lung cancer: implications for screening. Cancer Research 2010; 70(20): 7748-54.
  20. Ostrow K, Hoque M, Loyo M, Brait M, Greenberg A, Siegfried J, Grandis J, David AG, Bigbee W, Rom W, Sidransky D. Molecular analysis of plasma DNA for the early detection of lung cancer by quantitative methylation specific PCR. Clinical Cancer Research 2010; 16(13): 3463-72.

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