Peer-Reviewed Publications & Conference Proceedings

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brassard P, et al. The effect of statins on influenza-like illness morbidity and mortality. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2017;26(1):63–70.

Vieira MC, et al. Tofacitinib versus biologic treatments in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors: results from a network meta-analysis. Clinical Therapeutics. 2016;38(12):2628-41.

Cope S, et al. A process for assessing the feasibility of a network meta-analysis: a case study of everolimus in combination with hormonal therapy versus chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer. BMC Medicine 2014;12:93.

Smiechowski, B, et al. The use of metformin and colorectal cancer incidence in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2013;22(10):1877-83.

Smiechowski, B, et al. The use of metformin and the incidence of lung cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013;36(1):124-9.

Suissa D, et al. Number needed to treat is incorrect without proper time-related considerations. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2012;65(1):42-6.


Conference Proceedings

Latourelle J, et al. Accurate prediction of clinical disease progression in patients with advanced fibrosis due to NASH using a Bayesian machine learning approach. EASL The Liver Congress (2018).

Shrestha, A, et al. Comparative efficacy and safety of nivolumab vs relevant treatments in pretreated non-squamous advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Results from a systematic literature review and indirect treatment comparisons of randomized controlled trials. European Journal of Cancer. 2017;72(S136).

Eberhardt, WE, et al. Comparative efficacy and safety of nivolumab vs relevant treatments in pretreated squamous advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Results from a systematic literature review and indirect treatment comparisons of randomized controlled trials. European Journal of Cancer. 2017;72(S136).

Smiechowski B, Cope S. Assessing the relationship between treatment effect and baseline risk in network meta-analysis of moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis trials. International Society For Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual European Congress (2014).

Smiechowski B, et al. Comparability of trial populations in network meta-analyses assessing biologic treatments in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. ISPOR 19th Annual International Meeting (2014).

Cope S, et al. Comparative efficacy of everolimus in combination with exemestane and chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer in terms of progression-free survival. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (2013).

Brassard P, et al. The Effect of Statins on Influenza Morbidity and Mortality. International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (2013).

Buchanan R, et al. Effects of Maternal Cigarette Smoke Exposure and Methamphetamine Challenge on Brain Monoamine Concentrations in Rat Pups. Southeast IDeA Regional Meeting (2009).

Buchanan R, et al. Effects of Maternal Smoke Exposure on nAChR Subunit mRNA Expression in Brains of Peripubertal Mice. Southeast IDeA Regional Meeting (2009)


Undergraduate Research Projects

Collaborations with Arkansas State University, Arkansas Bioscience Institute, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Rhodes College, Radiance Technologies, and the US Space Missile Defense Command.

  • Maternal Smoking and Neuroimmune Modulation Involving Altered Expression of Nicotine Sensitive Acetylcholine Receptors in the Developing Brain and Immune System
  • Carbon Nanotube Exposure by Inhalation and the Absorption, Accumulation and Excretion of Nanoparticles by Living Animals
  • Novel Treatment for Smoking Dependence and Relapse
  • SHADES (Standoff Hazardous Agent Detection Equipment System)

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