Tricia D LeVan, PhD

Associate Professor

  • 1268 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
19972019
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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 1268 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 41 Article
  • 2 Review article
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aging leads to dysfunctional innate immune responses to TLR2 and TLR4 agonists

Bailey, K. L., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Katafiasz, D. M., Romberger, D. & LeVan, T. D., Sep 1 2019, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 31, 9, p. 1185-1193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Innate Immunity
Toll-Like Receptors
Sepsis
Toll-Like Receptor 2
Toll-Like Receptor 4

Creating Customized Workforce Development Plans for Medium-to-Large Public Health Departments

Grimm, B., Arcari, C., Ramos, A., LeVan, T., Brandert, K., King, K., Siahpush, M., Michaud, T., Johansson, P., Burke, C. & Topko, L., Jul 1 2019, In : Public Health Reports. 134, 4, p. 395-403 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health
Health Manpower
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Needs Assessment

Estrogen Metabolism in African-American Women with and without Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study

Zahid, M., Mondal, B., Levan, T. D. & Rogan, E. G., Jan 22 2019, In : Chemical Research in Toxicology. 32, 1, p. 190-194 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolism
African Americans
Estrogens
Breast Neoplasms
DNA Adducts

Saturated fat intake is associated with lung function in individuals with airflow obstruction: Results from NHANES 2007–2012

Cornell, K., Alam, M., Lyden, E., Wood, L., Levan, T. D., Nordgren, T. M., Bailey, K. & Hanson, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 2, 317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Nutrition Surveys
lung function
fat intake
air flow
2018

Persistent light to moderate alcohol intake and lung function: A longitudinal study

Vasquez, M. M., Sherrill, D. L., LeVan, T. D., Morgan, W. J., Sisson, J. H. & Guerra, S., Mar 2018, In : Alcohol. 67, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
longitudinal study
alcohol
Alcohols
Drinking
1 Citation (Scopus)
Agriculture
Interleukin-10
Cytokines
Lung
Interleukin-6
1 Citation (Scopus)

Short term dynamics of the sputum microbiome among COPD patients

Sinha, R., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A., Clarke, J. L., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Romberger, D. & LeVan, T. D., Mar 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 3, e0191499.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary diseases
Microbiota
Sputum
respiratory tract diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

A principal factor analysis to characterize agricultural exposures among Nebraska veterans

Weissenburger-Moser, L., Meza, J. L., Yu, F., Shiyanbola, O., Romberger, D. & LeVan, T. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 27, 2, p. 214-220 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Factor analysis
Dust
Farms
Statistical Factor Analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Epistatic effect of TLR-1,-6 and-10 polymorphisms on organic dust-mediated cytokine response

Smith, L. M., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A., Heires, A. J., Bailey, K. L., Romberger, D. & LeVan, T. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Genes and Immunity. 18, 2, p. 67-74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 6
Toll-Like Receptor 1
Dust
Cytokines
Multigene Family
1 Citation (Scopus)

Interaction of CD14 haplotypes and soluble CD14 on pulmonary function in agricultural workers

LeVan, T. D., Smith, L. M., Heires, A. J., Mikuls, T. R., Meza, J. L., Weissenburger-Moser, L. A. & Romberger, D., Mar 16 2017, In : Respiratory Research. 18, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Haplotypes
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lung
Agricultural Workers' Diseases
Dust
4 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Recent knowledge and future directions

Hanson, C. K. & LeVan, T. D., Mar 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 23, 2, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Obesity
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Environmental Exposure
Direction compound

Serum level of nutritional antioxidants are decreased in veteran smokers with COPD

Hanson, C. K., Lyden, E., Weissenburger-Moser, L., Furtado, J., Romberger, D. & LeVan, T. D., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Military and Veterans' Health. 25, 2, p. 26-34 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Antioxidants
Serum
2016
12 Citations (Scopus)

TLR4 Asp299Gly polymorphism may be protective against chronic periodontitis

Sellers, R. M., Payne, J. B., Yu, F., LeVan, T. D., Walker, C. & Mikuls, T. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Periodontal Research. 51, 2, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Periodontitis
Toll-Like Receptor 4
Periodontitis
Alveolar Bone Loss
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)
Toll-Like Receptor 4
Observational Studies
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Disease Progression
Rheumatoid Arthritis
2014
29 Citations (Scopus)

Shotgun pyrosequencing metagenomic analyses of dusts from swine confinement and grain facilities

Boissy, R. J., Romberger, D., Roughead, W. A., Weissenburger-Moser, L., Poole, J. A. & LeVan, T. D., Apr 18 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 4, e95578.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metagenomics
Firearms
Dust
dust
Swine
17 Citations (Scopus)

Unbalanced estrogen metabolism in ovarian cancer

Zahid, M., Beseler, C. L., Hall, J. B., LeVan, T. D., Cavalieri, E. & Rogan, E. G., May 15 2014, In : International Journal of Cancer. 134, 10, p. 2414-2423 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovarian Neoplasms
Estrogens
DNA Adducts
Saliva
Alleles
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Anti-inflammatory effects of budesonide in human lung fibroblasts are independent of histone deacetylase 2

Wang, X., Nelson, A., Weiler, Z. M., Patil, A. N., Sato, T., Kanaji, N., Nakanishi, M., Michalski, J., Farid, M., Basma, H. E., LeVan, T. D., Miller-Larsson, A., Wieslander, E., Muller, K. C., Holz, O., Magnussen, H., Rabe, K. F., Liu, X. & Rennard, S. I., Aug 19 2013, In : Journal of Inflammation Research. 6, 1, p. 109-119 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histone Deacetylase 2
Budesonide
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Fibroblasts
Lung
30 Citations (Scopus)

Hypothyroidism and Pesticide Use among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study

Goldner, W. S., Sandler, D. P., Yu, F., Shostrom, V., Hoppin, J. A., Kamel, F. & LeVan, T. D., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of occupational and environmental medicine. 55, 10, p. 1171-1178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herbicides
Insecticides
Hypothyroidism
Pesticides
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
35 Citations (Scopus)

Maresin-1 reduces the pro-inflammatory response of bronchial epithelial cells to organic dust

Nordgren, T. M., Heires, A. J., Wyatt, T. A., Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Cerutis, D. R. & Romberger, D., May 10 2013, In : Respiratory Research. 14, 1, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dust
Epithelial Cells
Transcription Factor AP-1
Protein Kinase C
Cytokines
14 Citations (Scopus)

Single nucleotide polymorphism in toll-like receptor 6 is associated with a decreased risk for ureaplasma respiratory tract colonization and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

Winters, A. H., LeVan, T. D., Vogel, S. N., Chesko, K. L., Pollin, T. I. & Viscardi, R. M., Aug 1 2013, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 32, 8, p. 898-904 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 6
Ureaplasma
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Premature Infants
Respiratory System
2012
20 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of interactions of cigarette smoking with NAT2 polymorphisms on rheumatoid arthritis risk in African Americans

Mikuls, T. R., LeVan, T. D., Gould, K. A., Yu, F., Thiele, G. M., Bynote, K. K., Conn, D., Jonas, B. L., Callahan, L. F., Smith, E., Brasington, R., Moreland, L. W., Reynolds, R., Gaffo, A. & Bridges, S. L., Mar 1 2012, In : Arthritis and rheumatism. 64, 3, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Smoking
Genes
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
106 Citations (Scopus)

Methamphetamine-associated psychosis

Grant, K. M., LeVan, T. D., Wells, S. M., Li, M., Stoltenberg, S. F., Gendelman, H. E., Carlo, G. & Bevins, R. A., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 7, 1, p. 113-139 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Methamphetamine
Psychotic Disorders
Rodentia
Recurrence
Criminal Law
12 Citations (Scopus)

Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae decreases cilia beating via protein kinase C epsilon

Bailey, K. L., LeVan, T. D., Yanov, D. A., Pavlik, J. A., DeVasure, J. M., Sisson, J. H. & Wyatt, T. A., Jun 19 2012, In : Respiratory Research. 13, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein Kinase C-epsilon
Cilia
Haemophilus influenzae
Epithelial Cells
Haemophilus Infections
2011
16 Citations (Scopus)

Soluble CD14 and CD14 polymorphisms in rheumatoid arthritis

Mikuls, T. R., LeVan, T. D., Sayles, H., Yu, F., Caplan, L., Cannon, G. W., Kerr, G. S., Reimold, A. M., Johnson, D. S. & Thiele, G. M., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 38, 12, p. 2509-2516 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Rheumatology
Innate Immunity
African Americans
2010
29 Citations (Scopus)

Anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) in rheumatoid arthritis: Influence of an interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and a deletion polymorphism in glutathione s-transferase in a cross-sectional study

Mikuls, T. R., Gould, K. A., Bynoté, K. K., Yu, F., LeVan, T. D., Thiele, G. M., Michaud, K. D., O'Dell, J. R., Reimold, A. M., Hooker, R., Caplan, L., Johnson, D. S., Kerr, G., Richards, J. S., Cannon, G. W., Criswell, L. A., Noble, J. A., Bridges, L. S., Hughes, L. & Gregersen, P. K., Nov 18 2010, In : Arthritis Research and Therapy. 12, 6, R213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HLA-DRB1 Chains
Glutathione Transferase
Epitopes
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cross-Sectional Studies
36 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of cigarette smoking with rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans

Mikuls, T. R., Sayles, H., Yu, F., LeVan, T. D., Gould, K. A., Thiele, G. M., Conn, D. L., Jonas, B. L., Callahan, L. F., Smith, E., Brasington, R., Moreland, L. W., Reynolds, R. J. & Bridges, S. L., Dec 1 2010, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 62, 12, p. 3560-3568 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Smoking
Epitopes
Autoantibodies
92 Citations (Scopus)

Pesticide use and thyroid disease among women in the agricultural health study

Goldner, W. S., Sandler, D. P., Yu, F., Hoppin, J. A., Kamel, F. & LeVan, T. D., Feb 1 2010, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 171, 4, p. 455-464 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Diseases
Pesticides
Hypothyroidism
Confidence Intervals
Health
19 Citations (Scopus)

Rhinitis associated with pesticide use among private pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study

Slager, R. E., Simpson, S. L., LeVan, T. D., Poole, J. A., Sandler, D. P. & Hoppin, J. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A: Current Issues. 73, 20, p. 1382-1393 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Applicators
Rhinitis
Pesticides
Health
Diazinon
2009
33 Citations (Scopus)

Rhinitis associated with pesticide exposure among commercial pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study

Slager, R. E., Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Sandler, D. P., Alavanja, M. C. R. & Hoppin, J. A., Nov 1 2009, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 66, 11, p. 718-724 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhinitis
Pesticides
Health
glyphosate
Diazinon
2008
37 Citations (Scopus)

Association between CD14 polymorphisms and serum soluble CD14 levels: Effect of atopy and endotoxin inhalation

LeVan, T. D., Michel, O., Dentener, M., Thorn, J., Vertongen, F., Beijer, L. & Martinez, F. D., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 121, 2, p. 434-440.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endotoxins
Inhalation
Serum
Protein Binding
C-Reactive Protein
2007
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchodilator responsiveness in swine veterinarians

Poole, J. A., LeVan, T. D., Slager, R. E., Qiu, F., Severa, L., Yelinek, J., Carlson, M. L., Bush, J., Bolin, N., Wyatt, T. A., Romberger, D. & Von Essen, S. G., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 12, 2, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bronchodilators
Veterinarians
Bronchodilator Agents
air flow
signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
2006
22 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of CD14 polymorphisms on the development of soluble CD14 levels during infancy

LeVan, T. D., Guerra, S., Klimecki, W., Vasquez, M. M., Lohman, I. C., Martinez, F. D., Halonen, M. & Wright, A. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Genes and Immunity. 7, 1, p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genotype
Parturition
Umbilical Cord
5' Flanking Region
Communicable Diseases
54 Citations (Scopus)

Vapor, dust, and smoke exposure in relation to adult-onset asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms: The Singapore Chinese Health Study

LeVan, T. D., Koh, W. P., Lee, H. P., Koh, D., Yu, M. C. & London, S. J., Jun 1 2006, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 163, 12, p. 1118-1128 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Singapore
Dust
Smoke
Asthma
Odds Ratio
2005
55 Citations (Scopus)

Polymorphisms in the CD14 gene associated with pulmonary function in farmers

LeVan, T. D., Von Essen, S. G., Romberger, D., Lambert, G. P., Martinez, F. D., Vasquez, M. M. & Merchant, J. A., Apr 1 2005, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 171, 7, p. 773-779 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung
Genes
Alleles
Endotoxins
Genotype
2004
26 Citations (Scopus)

The differential effect of genetic variation on soluble CD14 levels in human plasma and milk

Guerra, S., Lohman, I. C., LeVan, T. D., Wright, A. L., Martinez, F. D. & Halonen, M., Sep 1 2004, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 52, 3, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Milk
Milk
Haplotypes
Pattern Recognition Receptors
Transcription Initiation Site
2003
117 Citations (Scopus)

Systemic responsiveness to lipopolysaccharide and polymorphisms in the toll-like receptor 4 gene in human beings

Michel, O., LeVan, T. D., Stern, D., Dentener, M., Thorn, J., Gnat, D., Beijer, M. L., Cochaux, P., Holt, P. G., Martinez, F. D. & Rylander, R., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 112, 5, p. 923-929 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 4
Lipopolysaccharides
Genes
Homozygote
C-Reactive Protein
2001
275 Citations (Scopus)

A common single nucleotide polymorphism in the CD14 promoter decreases the affinity of Sp protein binding and enhances transcriptional activity

LeVan, T. D., Bloom, J. W., Bailey, T. J., Karp, C. L., Halonen, M., Martinez, F. D. & Vercelli, D., Nov 15 2001, In : Journal of Immunology. 167, 10, p. 5838-5844 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Protein Binding
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Alleles
Sp2 Transcription Factor
Innate Immunity
1999
10 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacological characterization of glucocorticoid receptors in primary human bronchial epithelial cells

Levan, T. D., Babin, E. A., Yamamura, H. I. & Bloom, J. W., May 1 1999, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 57, 9, p. 1003-1009 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucocorticoid Receptors
Epithelial Cells
Pharmacology
Dexamethasone
Mifepristone
1998
60 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of reductive acetogenesis with indigenous ruminal bacterium populations and Acetitomaculum ruminis

Le Van, T. D., Robinson, J. A., Ralph, J., Greening, R. C., Smolenski, W. J., Leedle, J. A. Z. & Schaefer, D. M., Sep 15 1998, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 64, 9, p. 3429-3436 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acetitomaculum ruminis
rumen bacteria
methanogenesis
methane production
incubation
26 Citations (Scopus)

Glucocorticoid regulation of GM-CSF: Evidence for transcriptional mechanisms in airway epithelial cells

Adkins, K. K., Levan, T. D., Miesfeld, R. L. & Bloom, J. W., Aug 1 1998, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 275, 2 19-2, p. L372-L378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
Glucocorticoids
Epithelial Cells
Interleukin-1
Dexamethasone
11 Citations (Scopus)

Platelet-activating factor induction of activator protein-1 signaling in bronchial epithelial cells

Levan, T. D., Bloom, J. W., Adams, D. G., Hensel, J. L. & Halonen, M., Jan 1998, In : Molecular pharmacology. 53, 1, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Platelet Activating Factor
Transcription Factor AP-1
Epithelial Cells
WEB 2086
Binding Sites
1997
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for platelet-activating factor receptor subtypes on human polymorphonuclear leukocyte membranes

LeVan, T. D., Dow, S. B., Chase, P. B., Bloom, J. W., Regan, J. W., Cunningham, E. & Halonen, M., Nov 1 1997, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 54, 9, p. 1007-1012 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

WEB 2086
Neutrophils
Membranes
COS Cells
Isotherms
20 Citations (Scopus)

Glucocorticoid receptor signaling in a bronchial epithelial cell line

LeVan, T. D., Behr, F. D., Adkins, K. K., Miesfeld, R. L. & Bloom, J. W., May 1 1997, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 272, 5 16-5, p. L838-L843

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucocorticoid Receptors
Dexamethasone
Glucocorticoids
Epithelial Cells
Transcription Factor AP-1