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Michael R Abern, MD

Instructor in the Department of Surgery
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Office: 571 Research Drive Msrb1, DUMC Box 2626, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC 200 Trent Drive, DUMC Box 2804, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Urologic Oncology Fellow, Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Urology Resident, Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 2006 - 2011
  • M.D., Rush University, Medical College, 2006
  • B.S., University of Illinois, 1996

Publications

Vigneswaran, Hari, Luke Mittelstaedt, Alessio Crippa, Martin Eklund, Adriana Vidal, Stephen Freedland, and Michael Abern. “PROGRESSION ON ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE FOR PROSTATE CANCER IN BLACK MEN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.” In Journal of Urology, 206:E565–66, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Vijayakumar, Vishwaarth, Michael R. Abern, Jyotsna S. Jagai, and André Kajdacsy-Balla. “Observational Study of the Association between Air Cadmium Exposure and Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness at Diagnosis among a Nationwide Retrospective Cohort of 230,540 Patients in the United States.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 18, no. 16 (August 6, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168333.

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Hu, Wen-Yang, Dan-Ping Hu, Lishi Xie, Larisa Nonn, Ranli Lu, Michael Abern, Toshihiro Shioda, and Gail S. Prins. “Keratin Profiling by Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Identifies Human Prostate Stem Cell Lineage Hierarchy and Cancer Stem-Like Cells.” Int J Mol Sci 22, no. 15 (July 28, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22158109.

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Vigneswaran, Hari T., Luke Mittelstaedt, Alessio Crippa, Martin Eklund, Adriana Vidal, Stephen J. Freedland, and Michael R. Abern. “Progression on active surveillance for prostate cancer in Black men: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis, July 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41391-021-00425-1.

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McCray, Tara, Julian V. Pacheco, Candice C. Loitz, Jason Garcia, Bethany Baumann, Michael J. Schlicht, Klara Valyi-Nagy, Michael R. Abern, and Larisa Nonn. “Erratum: Vitamin D sufficiency enhances differentiation of patient-derived prostate epithelial organoids.” Iscience 24, no. 6 (June 25, 2021): 102640. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102640.

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Naha, Ushasi, Stephen J. Freedland, Michael R. Abern, and Daniel M. Moreira. “The association of cancer-specific anxiety with disease aggressiveness in men on active surveillance of prostate cancer.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 24, no. 2 (June 2021): 335–40. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41391-020-00279-z.

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Murphy, Adam B., Michael R. Abern, Li Liu, Heidy Wang, Courtney M. P. Hollowell, Roohollah Sharifi, Patricia Vidal, et al. “Impact of a Genomic Test on Treatment Decision in a Predominantly African American Population With Favorable-Risk Prostate Cancer: A Randomized Trial.” J Clin Oncol 39, no. 15 (May 20, 2021): 1660–70. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.20.02997.

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Vigneswaran, Hari T., Jyotsna S. Jagai, David T. Greenwald, Achal P. Patel, Megh Kumar, Ryan W. Dobbs, Daniel M. Moreira, and Michael R. Abern. “Association between environmental quality and prostate cancer stage at diagnosis.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis, May 4, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41391-021-00370-z.

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Gagnon-Konamna, M., M. Krajmerova, C. Donahue, J. Sugrue, A. Abcarian, M. Abern, J. Harrison, and V. Chaudhry. “MANAGEMENT OF COLOVESICAL FISTULAS - IS THERE A COMMON PRACTICE?” In Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, Vol. 64, 2021.

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Vigneswaran, Hari T., Logan S. Schwarzman, Ikenna C. Madueke, Shannon MacLaughlan David, Johan Nordenstam, Daniel Moreira, and Michael R. Abern. “Morbidity and Mortality of Total Pelvic Exenteration for Malignancy in the US.” Ann Surg Oncol 28, no. 5 (May 2021): 2790–2800. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09247-2.

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