Dinah Parums

Dr Dinah Parums. Medicine and Life Sciences Writer, Editor, and Consultant


Dr Dinah Parums has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in medicine and life sciences.

Publications are listed below, and can also be found on the following sites:



Dr Dinah Parums | Publications

Parums DV. Editorial. The Role of the Pathologist in the Era of Personalized Medicine. SM J Clin Pathol. 2016;1(1):1003.Available at: https://www.academia.edu/23270928/Parums_DV._Editorial._The_Role_of_the_Pathologist_in_the_Era_of_Personalized_Medicine._SM_J_Clin_Pathol._2016_1_1_1003

Parums DV. Monograph: Current Status of Targeted Therapy in Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Drugs Today 2014, 50(7): 503-517. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/10248939/Current_Status_of_Targeted_Therapy_in_Non_Small_Cell_Lung_Cancer_NSCLC_

Parums DV. Invited Review: Status of Immune Therapy in Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Drugs Future 2014, 39(7): 469 – 475. Available at:  https://www.academia.edu/14478210/Status_of_Immune_Therapy_in_Non-Small_Cell_Lung_Cancer_NSCLC_

Donovan MJ, Kotsianti A, Bayer-Zubek V, Verbel D, Teverovskiy M, Cordon-Cardo C, Costa J, Greco FA, Hainsworth JD, Parums DV.   A systems pathology model for predicting overall survival in patients with refractory, advanced non small-cell lung cancer treated with gefitinib. Eur J Cancer, 2009 May;45(8):1518-26. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/7643757/A_systems_pathology_model_for_predicting_overall_survival_in_patients_with_refractory_advanced_non-small-cell_lung_cancer_treated_with_gefitinib

Hirsch FR, Dziadziuszko R, Thatcher N, Mann H, Watkins C, Parums DV, Speake G, Holloway B, Bunn Jr PA, Franklin WA. Epidermal Growth Factor Immunohistochemistry: Comparison of Antibodies and Cut-off Points to Predict Benefit from Gefitinib in a Phase III Placebo-Controlled Study in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Cancer, 2008, 112(5):1114-21. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3355966/ & http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncr.23282/full

Hirsch FR, Varella-Garcia M, Bunn PA Jr, Franklin WA, Dziadziuszko R, Thatcher N, Chang A, Parikh P, Pereira JR, Ciuleanu T, von Pawel J, Watkins C, Flannery A, Ellison G, Donald E, Knight L, Parums DV, Botwood, Holloway B. Molecular predictors of outcome with gefitinib in a phase III placebo-controlled study in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Nov 1;24(31):5034-42. Available at: http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/24/31/5034.long

Lindop GBM, Burke MM, Ogston S, Bishop P, Corbishley C, Goddard M, Harrison R, Kjellstrom C, McPhaden A, Malone M, Parums DV, Suvarna K, Stewart S. Inter-observer variability in grading acute rejection in endomyocardial biopsies. J Heart and Lung Transplantation 2003; Supp v22 n1 S96. Available at: http://www.worldcat.org/title/inter-observer-variability-in-grading-acute-rejection-in-endomyocardial-biopsies/oclc/4933925381

Torsney E, Charlton R, Parums DV, Collis M, Arthur HM. Inducible expression of human endoglin during inflammation and wound healing in vivo. Inflamm Res 2002;51:464-70. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12365720

Katz SD, Parums DV. Sympathetic activation by sildenafil. Circulation 2001;104:119-200. Available at: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/104/22/e119.long

Ray-Chaudhuri N, Kine DA, Tijani SO, Parums DV, Cartlidge N, Strong NP, Dayan MR. Effect of prior steroid treatment on temporal artery biopsy findings in giant cell arteritis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002;86:530-2. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1771122/

Luckraz H, Parums DV, Dunning J. Reverse saphenous interposition vein graft repair of a giant atherosclerotic aneurysm of the left anterior descending coronary artery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002;123:817-20. Available at: http://www.jtcvsonline.org/article/S0022-5223(02)80294-X/fulltext

De Soyza AG, Dark JH, Parums DV, Curtis A, Corris PA. Donor-acquired small cell lung cancer following pulmonary transplantation. Chest 2001;120:1030-1. Available at: http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1079938

Katz SD, Parums DV. Sympathetic activation by sildenafil. Circulation 2001;104:119-200. Available at: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/104/22/e119.full

Arthur H, Torsney E, Ure J, Smith A, Wilson D, Charlton RG, Parums DV, Jowett T, Burn J, Diamond A.  Endoglin, a ancillary TGF Beta Receptor, is Required for Extraembryonic Angiogenesis and Plays a Key Role in Heart Development.  Developmental Biology 2000;217:42-53. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012160699995349

Pagano D, Townend JN, Parums DV, Bonser RS, Camici PG. Hibernating Myocardium: Morphological Correlates of Inotropic Stimulation and Glucose Uptake. Heart  2000;83:456-461. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1729369/

Kumar RP, Smith DA, Hilton CJ, Parums DV. A Case of Epithelioid Haemangioendothelioma (EHE) of the Lung with Bronchial Brushing Cytology. Cytopathology  1999;10:132-6. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2303.1999.00111.x/abstract

Crilley JG, Owens WA, Parums DV. A Dissection with a Difference: An Unusual Case of Ascending Aortic Dissection Secondary to Granulomatous Aortitis. Hosp Med 1998;59:892-3. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10197126

Parums DV. Invited Commentary: “Histiocytosis X”.  Thorax 1998;53:322-323. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1745190/pdf/v053p00322.pdf

Gorog DA, Rakhit R, Parums DV, Laffan M, Davies GJ. Raised Factor VIII is Associated with Coronary Thrombotic Events. Heart 1998;80:415-7. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1728801/

Marchbank AJ, Parums DV, Westaby S. Tricuspid Valve Repair in a Mountaineer. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:537-9. Available at: http://www.annalsthoracicsurgery.org/article/S0003-4975(97)01355-6/fulltext

Leonard A, Corris P, Parums, DV.  Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity. BMJ  1997;314:1831-1832. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2126921/

Walton LJ, Powell JT, Parums DV. Unrestricted Usage of Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Genes in B Cells Infiltrating the Wall of Atherosclerotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Atherosclerosis  1997 135: 65-71. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9395274

Douek M, Kitson JL, Parums DV, Coombs RRH. The value of modern imaging in the diagnosis of foot swellings. The Foot 1996;6:152-157. Available at: http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-value-of-modern-imaging-techniques-in-the-diagnosis-of-foot-swellings/oclc/4933650049&referer=brief_results

Buttery LDK, Springall DR, Chester AH, Evans TJ, Standfield N, Parums DV, Yacoub MH, Polak JM. Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase is Present within Human Atherosclerotic Lesions and Promotes the Formation and Activity of Peroxynitrite. Lab Invest 1996;75:77-85. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8683942

Parums DV, Ashton MD, Mason JC, Haskard DO. Thy-1 expression by new vessels associated with atherosclerosis. Journal of Pathology. 1996:179, ISSN:0022-3417. Pages:A46-A46

Kennedy P, Parry AJ, Parums DV, Pillai R. Myxoma of the aortic valve. Ann Thorac Surg. 1995; 59: 1221-3. Available at: http://www.annalsthoracicsurgery.org/article/0003-4975(94)00969-E/pdf

Ramshaw AL, Roskell DE, Parums DV. Cytokine gene expression in  aortic adventitial inflammation associated with advanced atherosclerosis (chronic periaortitis).  J Clin Pathol  1994;47: 721-727. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC502145/

Parums DV. Invited review; the arteritides. Histopathology  1994;25:1-20. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/7643723/The_arteritides

Potter CG, Ramshaw AL, Stickland JE, Parums DV, McGee JO’D. Quantification of specific mRNA by flat-bed scintillation counting of dual-labelled dot blots. Biotechniques  1993;15:738-43. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8251177

Wood KM, Cadogan MD, Ramshaw AL, Parums DV. The distribution of adhesion molecules in human atherosclerosis. Histopathology  1993;22: 437-444. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7688340

Ramshaw AL, Parums DV. The distribution of adhesion molecules in chronic periaortitis. Histopathology 1994;24:23-32. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7511559

Paul J, Baigrie C, Parums DV. A fatal case of disseminated infection with the turtle bacillus, Mycobacterium chelonae.   J.Clin Pathol  1992;45:528-530. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC495230/

Davies AH, Parums DV. Storage of donor long saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass surgery. J Cardiovascular Surgery  1992;33:92-97. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1545005

Ramshaw AL, Parums DV. Combined immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence method to determine the phenotype of proliferating cell populations. J Clin Pathol 1992;45:1015-1017. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC495036/

Parums DV, Choudhury RP, Shields SA, Davies AH. Characterization of inflammatory cells associated with “idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis”.  Br J Urol  1991;67:564-568. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2070198

McKee G, Parums DV.  False positive cytodiagnosis in fibrosing alveolitis. Acta Cytologica 1990;34:105 107. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2296835

Cawthorn SJ, Parums DV, Gibbs NM, A’Hern RP, Caffarey SM, Broughton CIM, Marks CG. Extent of mesorectal spread and involvement of lateral resection margin as prognostic factors after surgery for rectal carcinoma. Lancet  1990;335:1055-1059.Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1691810\

Parums DV, Dunn DC, Dixon AK, Mitchinson MJ. Characterization of inflammatory cells in a patient with chronic periaortitis.  Am J Cardiovascular Pathol  1990;3:121-129. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2264985

Parums DV. Inflammatory mediators and atherosclerosis. Biochem Soc Trans  1990;18:1069-1072. Available at: http://www.biochemsoctrans.org/content/18/6/1069

Parums DV, Brown DL, Mitchinson MJ. Serum antibodies to oxidized LDL and ceroid in chronic periaortitis. Arch Pathol Lab Med 1990;114:383-387.Available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2322097

Parums DV. The spectrum of chronic periaortitis. Histopathology 1990;16:423-431. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/7643755/The_spectrum_of_chronic_periaortitis

Ramshaw AL, Parums DV. Immunohistochemical characterization of inflammatory cells associated with advanced atherosclerosis. Histopathology 1990;17:543-552. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2076887

Parums DV, Cordell JL, Micklem K, Heryet AR, Gatter KC, Mason DY.  JC70 (CD31): A new monoclonal antibody that detects vascular endothelium-associated antigen on routinely processed tissue sections.  J Clin Pathol  1990;43:752-757. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC502755/

Parums DV.  Studies on Inflammation in Atherosclerosis.  PhD thesis, University of Cambridge, 1987. http://ulmss-newton.lib.cam.ac.uk/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=12418

Parums DV, Chadwick DR, Mitchinson MJ. The localisation of immunoglobulin in chronic periaortitis. Atherosclerosis 1986;61:117-123. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0021915086900705

Parums DV, Mitchinson MJ. Demonstration of immunoglobulin in the neighbourhood of advanced atherosclerotic plaques. Atherosclerosis 1981;38:211-216. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7470201