David S. Martins, MD
Title Associate Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1748 E. 118th Street, LSRNE Building


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1. Silva Júnior JIS, Rahal SC, Santos IFC, Martins DJC, Michelon F, Mamprim MJ, Tomacheuski RM, Correia LECS. Use of Reticulated Hyaluronic Acid Alone or Associated With Ozone Gas in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Due to Hip Dysplasia in Dogs. Front Vet Sci. 2020; 7:265.
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2. Borges T, Fernandes D, Almeida B, Pereira M, Martins D, Azevedo L, Marques T. Correlation between alveolar bone morphology and volumetric dimensional changes in immediate maxillary implant placement: a 1-year prospective cohort study. J Periodontol. 2020 Feb 03.
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3. Vaz-Pereira S, Castro-de-Sousa JP, Martins D, Prates Canelas J, Reis P, Sampaio A, Urbano H, Kaku P, Nascimento J, Marques-Neves C. The Outcomes of Switching from Short- to Long-Term Intravitreal Corticosteroid Implant Therapy in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema. Ophthalmic Res. 2020; 63(2):114-121.
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4. Nogueira BCF, Ferreira PSF, Coelho LA, Martins DS, Barcellos BD. Plant Bugs Predators (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) with References to Arthropods and Fungi in Brazil. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2019 Aug 12; 91(3):e20181194.
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5. Lisboa BCG, Oliveira KC, Tahira AC, Barbosa AR, Feltrin AS, Gouveia G, Lima L, Feio Dos Santos AC, Martins DC, Puga RD, Moretto AC, De Bragança Pereira CA, Lafer B, Leite REP, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, Farfel JM, Grinberg LT, Jacob-Filho W, Miguel EC, Hoexter MQ, Brentani H. Initial findings of striatum tripartite model in OCD brain samples based on transcriptome analysis. Sci Rep. 2019 02 28; 9(1):3086.
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6. Fernando RC, Mazzotti DR, Azevedo H, Sandes AF, Rizzatti EG, de Oliveira MB, Alves VLF, Eugênio AIP, de Carvalho F, Dalboni MA, Martins DC, Colleoni GWB. Transcriptome Analysis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Multiple Myeloma Patients Reveals Downregulation of Genes Involved in Cell Cycle Progression, Immune Response, and Bone Metabolism. Sci Rep. 2019 01 31; 9(1):1056.
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7. Feltrin AS, Tahira AC, Simões SN, Brentani H, Martins DC. Assessment of complementarity of WGCNA and NERI results for identification of modules associated to schizophrenia spectrum disorders. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0210431.
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8. Norris KC, Olabisi O, Barnett ME, Meng YX, Martins D, Obialo C, Lee JE, Nicholas SB. The Role of Vitamin D and Oxidative Stress in Chronic Kidney Disease. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 11 30; 15(12).
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9. Maxwell AE, Castillo L, Arce AA, De Anda T, Martins D, McCarthy WJ. Eating Veggies Is Fun! An Implementation Pilot Study in Partnership With a YMCA in South Los Angeles. Prev Chronic Dis. 2018 11 01; 15:E132.
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10. Azevedo L, Martins D, Veiga N, Fine P, Correia A. Dental Injuries in a Sample of Portuguese Militaries - A Preliminary Research. Mil Med. 2018 11 01; 183(11-12):e591-e595.
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11. Norris KC, Edwina Barnett M, Meng YX, Martins D, Nicholas SB, Gibbons GH, Lee JE. Rationale and design of a placebo controlled randomized trial to assess short term, high-dose oral cholecalciferol on select laboratory and genomic responses in African Americans with hypovitaminosis D. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 09; 72:20-25.
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12. Martins D, Neves P. Epiretinal membrane negative staining and double peeling in a single block with Brilliant Blue G. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan; 28(1):112-116.
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13. Fornazier MJ, Martins DS, Willink MCG, Pirovani VD, Ferreira PSF, Zanuncio JC. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with arabica coffee and geographical distribution in the neotropical region. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2017 Oct-Dec; 89(4):3083-3092.
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14. Lima WR, Martins DC, Parreira KS, Scarpelli P, Santos de Moraes M, Topalis P, Hashimoto RF, Garcia CRS. Genome-wide analysis of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum transcription factor PfNF-YB shows interaction with a CCAAT motif. Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 26; 8(69):113987-114001.
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15. Marchi FA, Martins DC, Barros-Filho MC, Kuasne H, Busso Lopes AF, Brentani H, Trindade Filho JCS, Guimarães GC, Faria EF, Scapulatempo-Neto C, Lopes A, Rogatto SR. Multidimensional integrative analysis uncovers driver candidates and biomarkers in penile carcinoma. Sci Rep. 2017 07 27; 7(1):6707.
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16. Bazargan M, Smith J, Yazdanshenas H, Movassaghi M, Martins D, Orum G. Non-adherence to medication regimens among older African-American adults. BMC Geriatr. 2017 07 25; 17(1):163.
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17. De Souza Jacomini R, Martins DC, Da Silva FL, Costa AHR. GeNICE: A Novel Framework for Gene Network Inference by Clustering, Exhaustive Search, and Multivariate Analysis. J Comput Biol. 2017 08; 24(8):809-830.
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18. Bazargan M, Smith J, Movassaghi M, Martins D, Yazdanshenas H, Salehe Mortazavi S, Orum G. Polypharmacy among Underserved Older African American Adults. J Aging Res. 2017; 2017:6026358.
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19. Bruce MA, Martins D, Duru K, Beech BM, Sims M, Harawa N, Vargas R, Kermah D, Nicholas SB, Brown A, Norris KC. Church attendance, allostatic load and mortality in middle aged adults. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177618.
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20. Gelaleti RB, Damasceno DC, Salvadori DM, Calderon IM, Costa RA, Piculo F, Martins DC, Rudge MV. Gene expression profile of whole blood cells differs in pregnant women with positive screening and negative diagnosis for gestational diabetes. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2016; 4(1):e000273.
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21. Yazdanshenas H, Bazargan M, Smith J, Martins D, Motahari H, Orum G. Pain Treatment of Underserved Older African Americans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 10; 64(10):2116-2121.
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22. Lima WR, Tessarin-Almeida G, Rozanski A, Parreira KS, Moraes MS, Martins DC, Hashimoto RF, Galante PAF, Garcia CRS. Signaling transcript profile of the asexual intraerythrocytic development cycle of Plasmodium falciparum induced by melatonin and cAMP. Genes Cancer. 2016 Sep; 7(9-10):323-339.
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23. Figueira J, Martins D, Pessoa B, Ferreira N, Meireles A, Sampaio A, Carneiro Â, Vaz F, Nascimento J, Moreno N, Roque J, Domingues M, Flores R, Teixeira C, Conde E, Henriques F, Proença H, Pita Negrão J, Barbosa M, Silva R, Vaz-Pereira S, Pereira Neves P, Gomes N, Raimundo M. The Portuguese Experience with Ocriplasmin in Clinical Practice. Ophthalmic Res. 2016; 56(4):186-192.
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24. Del Pino HE, Jones L, Forge N, Martins D, Morris D, Wolf K, Baker R, Lucas-Wright AA, Jones A, Richlin L, Norris KC. Integrating Community Expertise into the Academy: South Los Angeles' Community-Academic Model for Partnered Research. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016; 10(2):329-38.
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25. Simões SN, Martins DC, Pereira CA, Hashimoto RF, Brentani H. NERI: network-medicine based integrative approach for disease gene prioritization by relative importance. BMC Bioinformatics. 2015; 16 Suppl 19:S9.
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26. Martins D, Meng YX, Tareen N, Artaza J, Lee JE, Farodolu C, Gibbons G, Norris K. The Effect of Short Term Vitamin D Supplementation on the Inflammatory and Oxidative Mediators of Arterial Stiffness. Health (Irvine Calif). 2014 Jun; 6(12):1503-1511.
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27. Borelli FF, de Camargo RY, Martins DC, Rozante LC. Gene regulatory networks inference using a multi-GPU exhaustive search algorithm. BMC Bioinformatics. 2013; 14 Suppl 18:S5.
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28. Martins D, Nicholas NA, Shaheen M, Jones L, Norris K. The development and evaluation of a compassion scale. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Aug; 24(3):1235-46.
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29. Ogedegbe G, Spruill TM, Sarpong DF, Agyemang C, Chaplin W, Pastva A, Martins D, Ravenell J, Pickering TG. Correlates of isolated nocturnal hypertension and target organ damage in a population-based cohort of African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Aug; 26(8):1011-6.
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30. Williams SK, Fiscella K, Winters P, Martins D, Ogedegbe G. Association of racial disparities in the prevalence of insulin resistance with racial disparities in vitamin D levels: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2006). Nutr Res. 2013 Apr; 33(4):266-71.
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31. Mukherjee S, Martins D, Norris KC, Jenders RA. A biomedical information system for retrieval and manipulation of NHANES data. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:1148.
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32. Jones AO, Lemée-Cailleau MH, Martins DM, McIntyre GJ, Oswald ID, Pulham CR, Spanswick CK, Thomas LH, Wilson CC. Temperature dependent solid-state proton migration in dimethylurea-oxalic acid complexes. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2012 Oct 14; 14(38):13273-83.
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33. Martins D, Agodoa L, Norris KC. Hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans: strategies for improving care. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Oct; 79(10):726-34.
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34. Martins D, Agodoa L, Norris K. Kidney disease in disadvantaged populations. Int J Nephrol. 2012; 2012:469265.
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35. Artaza JN, Contreras S, Garcia LA, Mehrotra R, Gibbons G, Shohet R, Martins D, Norris KC. Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: potential role in health disparities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl):23-38.
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36. Ani C, Pan D, Martins D, Ovbiagele B. Age- and sex-specific in-hospital mortality after myocardial infarction in routine clinical practice. Cardiol Res Pract. 2010 Dec 28; 2010:752765.
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37. Martins D, Ani C, Pan D, Ogunyemi O, Norris K. Renal dysfunction, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease mortality. J Nutr Metab. 2010; 2010.
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38. Mehrotra R, Kermah DA, Salusky IB, Wolf MS, Thadhani RI, Chiu YW, Martins D, Adler SG, Norris KC. Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States. Kidney Int. 2009 Nov; 76(9):977-83.
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39. Sayles JN, Wong MD, Kinsler JJ, Martins D, Cunningham WE. The association of stigma with self-reported access to medical care and antiretroviral therapy adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10):1101-8.
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40. Martins DS. "Diabetes and literacy: negotiating control through artifacts of medicalization". J Med Humanit. 2009 Jun; 30(2):115-30.
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41. Martins DM, Spanswick CK, Middlemiss DS, Abbas N, Pulham CR, Morrison CA. A new polymorph of N,N'-dimethylurea characterized by X-ray diffraction and first-principles lattice dynamics calculations. J Phys Chem A. 2009 May 21; 113(20):5998-6003.
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42. Martins DM, Middlemiss DS, Pulham CR, Wilson CC, Weller MT, Henry PF, Shankland N, Shankland K, Marshall WG, Ibberson RM, Knight K, Moggach S, Brunelli M, Morrison CA. Temperature- and pressure-induced proton transfer in the 1:1 adduct formed between squaric acid and 4,4'-bipyridine. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Mar 25; 131(11):3884-93.
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43. Lopes FM, Martins DC, Cesar RM. Feature selection environment for genomic applications. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008 Oct 22; 9:451.
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44. Agyemang C, Owusu-Dabo E, de Jonge A, Martins D, Ogedegbe G, Stronks K. Overweight and obesity among Ghanaian residents in The Netherlands: how do they weigh against their urban and rural counterparts in Ghana? Public Health Nutr. 2009 Jul; 12(7):909-16.
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45. Norris KC, Tareen N, Martins D, Vaziri ND. Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2008 Oct; 4(10):538-49.
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46. Martins D, Tareen N, Ogedegbe G, Pan D, Norris K. The relative risk of cardiovascular death among racial and ethnic minorities with metabolic syndrome: data from the NHANES-II mortality follow-up. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 May; 100(5):565-71.
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47. Fongwa MN, Evangelista LS, Hays RD, Martins DS, Elashoff D, Cowan MJ, Morisky DE. Adherence treatment factors in hypertensive African American women. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2008; 4(1):157-66.
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48. Uramoto K, Martins DS, Lima RC, Zucchi RA. Host plant record for the fruit flies, Anastrepha fumipennis and A. nascimentoi (Diptera, Tephritidae). J Insect Sci. 2008; 8:1-4.
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49. Culik MP, Martins DS, Ventura JA, Wolff VS. Diaspididae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espírito Santo, Brazil. J Insect Sci. 2008; 8:17.
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50. Martins D, Wolf M, Pan D, Zadshir A, Tareen N, Thadhani R, Felsenfeld A, Levine B, Mehrotra R, Norris K. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 11; 167(11):1159-65.
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51. Barrera J, Cesar RM, Humes C, Martins DC, Patrão DF, Silva PJ, Brentani H. A feature selection approach for identification of signature genes from SAGE data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2007 May 22; 8:169.
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52. Martins D, Tareen N, Zadshir A, Pan D, Vargas R, Nissenson A, Norris K. The association of poverty with the prevalence of albuminuria: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Jun; 47(6):965-71.
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53. Culik MP, Martins Ddos S, Gullan PJ. First records of two mealybug species in Brazil and new potential pests of papaya and coffee. J Insect Sci. 2006; 6:1-6.
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54. Tareen N, Zadshir A, Martins D, Pan D, Nicholas S, Norris K. Chronic kidney disease in African American and Mexican American populations. Kidney Int Suppl. 2005 Aug; (97):S137-40.
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55. Nicholas SB, Tareen N, Zadshir A, Martins D, Pan D, Norris KC. Management of early chronic kidney disease in indigenous populations and ethnic minorities. Kidney Int Suppl. 2005 Aug; (97):S78-81.
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56. Tareen N, Martins D, Nagami G, Levine B, Norris KC. Sodium disorders in the elderly. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Feb; 97(2):217-24.
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57. Zadshir A, Tareen N, Pan D, Norris K, Martins D. The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4 Suppl 5):S5-97-101.
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58. Tareen N, Martins D, Zadshir A, Pan D, Norris KC. The impact of routine vitamin supplementation on serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 among the general adult population and patients with chronic kidney disease. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4 Suppl 5):S5-102-6.
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59. Martins D, Norris K. Hypertension treatment in African Americans: physiology is less important than sociology. Cleve Clin J Med. 2004 Sep; 71(9):735-43.
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60. Tareen N, Zadshir A, Martins D, Nagami G, Levine B, Norris KC. Alterations in acid-base homeostasis with aging. J Natl Med Assoc. 2004 Jul; 96(7):921-5; quiz 925-6.
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61. Martins D, Tareen N, Nicholas SB, Jones L, Norris KC. Education, motivation and medication for African Americans: bringing hypertension guidelines to practice. Ethn Dis. 2004; 14(4):S2-38-41.
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62. Nicholas SB, Tareen N, Martins D, Norris KC. Calcium antagonists: a more expansive role in treating persons with reduced kidney function? Ethn Dis. 2004; 14(4):S2-42-5.
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63. Teixeira Md Mda G, Barreto ML, Costa Mda C, Strina A, Martins D, Prado M. Sentinel areas: a monitoring strategy in public health. Cad Saude Publica. 2002 Sep-Oct; 18(5):1189-95.
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64. Martins D, Tareen N, Pan D, Norris K. The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2002 Jun; 15(6):538-43.
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65. Martins D, Pan D, Karami N, Das D, Norris K. The Relationship Between Body Weight and the Prevalence of Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Older Subjects. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2000 Jul; 2(4):248-252.
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Funding Opportunities

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  • African Americans


  • Hypertension


  • Gene Regulatory Networks


  • Humans


  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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