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John J. Godleski, MD


  • Chirieac LR, Barletta JA, Yeap BY, Richards WG, Tilleman T, Bueno R, Baldini EH, Godleski J, Sugarbaker DJ.Clinicopathologic characteristics of malignant mesotheliomas arising in patients with a history of radiation for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec 20;31(36):4544-9.
  • Sugarbaker DJ, Wolf AS, Chirieac LR, Godleski JJ, Tilleman TR, Jaklitsch MT, Bueno R, Richards WG.Clinical and pathological features of three-year survivors of malignant pleural mesothelioma following extrapleural pneumonectomy.European Journal Of Cardio Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal Of The European Association For Cardio Thoracic Surgery. 2011 Feb 8.
  • Christensen BC, Houseman EA, Poage GM, Godleski JJ, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Wiencke JK, Nelson HH, Marsit CJ, Kelsey KT.Integrated profiling reveals a global correlation between epigenetic and genetic alterations in mesothelioma.Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 15;70(14):5686-94.
  • Clougherty JE, Rossi CA, Lawrence J, Long MD, Diaz EA, Lim R, McEwen B, Koutrakis P, Godleski JJ.Chronic Social Stress and Susceptibility to Concentrated Ambient Fine Particles in Rats.Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun;118(6):769-75.
  • Richards WG, Godleski JJ, Yeap BY, Corson JM, Chirieac LR, Zellos L, Mujoomdar A, Jaklitsch MT, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ.Proposed adjustments to pathologic staging of epithelial malignant pleural mesothelioma based on analysis of 354 cases.Cancer. 2010 Mar 15;116(6):1510-7.
  • Bartoli CR, Godleski JJ.Blood Flow in the Foreign-Body Capsules Surrounding Surgically Implanted Subcutaneous Devices.J Surg Res. 2010 Jan;158(1):147-54.
  • Christensen BC, Marsit CJ, Houseman EA, Godleski JJ, Longacker JL, Zheng S, Yeh RF, Wrensch MR, Wiemels JL, Karagas MR, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Nelson HH, Wiencke JK, Kelsey KT.Differentiation of lung adenocarcinoma, pleural mesothelioma, and nonmalignant pulmonary tissues using DNA methylation profiles.Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 1;69(15):6315-21.
  • Christensen BC,Houseman EA,Godleski JJ,Marsit CJ,Longacker JL,Roelofs CR,Karagas MR,Wrensch MR,Yeh RF,Nelson HH,Wiemels JL,Zheng S,Wiencke JK,Bueno R,Sugarbaker DJ,Kelsey KT.Epigenetic profiles distinguish pleural mesothelioma from normal pleura and predict lung asbestos burden and clinical outcome.Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 1;69(1):227-34.
  • Christensen BC, Godleski JJ, Marsit CJ, Houseman EA, Lopez-Fagundo CY, Longacker JL, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Nelson HH, Kelsey KT.Asbestos exposure predicts cell cycle control gene promoter methylation in pleural mesothelioma.Carcinogenesis. 2008 Aug;29(8):1555-9.
  • Christensen BC, Godleski JJ, Roelofs CR, Longacker JL, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Marsit CJ, Nelson HH, Kelsey KT.Asbestos burden predicts survival in pleural mesothelioma.Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Jun;116(6):723-6.
  • Bartoli CR, Akiyama I, Okabe K, Diaz EA, Godleski JJ.Permanent tracheostomy for long-term respiratory studies.J Surg Res. 2008 Mar;145(1):124-9.
  • Cramer DW, Welch WR, Berkowitz RS, Godleski JJ.Presence of talc in pelvic lymph nodes of a woman with ovarian cancer and long-term genital exposure to cosmetic talc.Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Aug;110(2 Pt 2):498-501.
  • Bartoli CR, Akiyama I, Godleski JJ, Verrier RL.Long-term pericardial catheterization is associated with minimum foreign-body response.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007 Aug 1;70(2):221-7.
  • Bartoli CR, Okabe K, Akiyama I, Coull B, Godleski JJ.Repeat microsphere delivery for serial measurement of regional blood perfusion in the chronically instrumented, conscious canine.J Surg Res. 2008 Mar;145(1):135-41.
  • Godleski JJ.Responses of the heart to ambient particle inhalation.Clin Occup Environ Med. 2006;5(4):849-64. Review.
  • Bartoli CR, Okabe K, Akiyama I, Verrier RL, Godleski JJ.Technique for implantation of chronic indwelling aortic access catheters.J Invest Surg. 2006 Nov-Dec;19(6):397-405.
  • Wellenius GA, Coull BA, Batalha JR, Diaz EA, Lawrence J, Godleski JJ.Effects of ambient particles and carbon monoxide on supraventricular arrhythmias in a rat model of myocardial infarction.Inhal Toxicol. 2006 Dec;18(14):1077-82.
  • Nikolov MC,Coull BA,Catalano PJ,Godleski JJ.An informative Bayesian structural equation model to assess source-specific health effects of air pollution.Biostatistics. 2007 Jul;8(3):609-24.
  • Hatzis C, Godleski JJ, González-Flecha B, Wolfson JM, Koutrakis P.Ambient particulate matter exhibits direct inhibitory effects on oxidative stress enzymes.Environ Sci Technol. 2006 Apr 15;40(8):2805-11.
  • Kraunz KS, Nelson HH, Lemos M, Godleski JJ, Wiencke JK, Kelsey KT.Homozygous deletion of p16(INK4a) and tobacco carcinogen exposure in nonsmall cell lung cancer.Int J Cancer. 2006 Mar 15;118(6):1364-9.
  • Morrison PR, vanSonnenberg E, Shankar S, Godleski J, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Jaklitsch MT, Jolesz FA.Radiofrequency ablation of thoracic lesions: part 1, experiments in the normal porcine thorax.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Feb;184(2):375-80.
  • Godleski JJ.Role of asbestos in etiology of malignant pleural mesothelioma.Thorac Surg Clin. 2004 Nov;14(4):479-87.
  • Wellenius GA, Batalha JR, Diaz EA, Lawrence J, Coull BA, Katz T, Verrier RL, Godleski JJ.Cardiac effects of carbon monoxide and ambient particles in a rat model of myocardial infarction.Toxicol Sci. 2004 Aug;80(2):367-76.
  • Medeiros N, Rivero DH, Kasahara DI, Saiki M, Godleski JJ, Koutrakis P, Capelozzi VL, Saldiva PH, Antonangelo L.Acute pulmonary and hematological effects of two types of particle surrogates are influenced by their elemental composition.Environ Res. 2004 May;95(1):62-70.
  • Rhoden CR, Lawrence J, Godleski JJ, González-Flecha B.N-acetylcysteine prevents lung inflammation after short-term inhalation exposure to concentrated ambient particles.Toxicol Sci. 2004 Jun;79(2):296-303.
  • Pope CA, Burnett RT, Thurston GD, Thun MJ, Calle EE, Krewski D, Godleski JJ.Cardiovascular Mortality and Long-Term Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution. Epidemiological Evidence of General Pathophysiological Pathways of Disease.Circulation. 2004 Jan 6;109(1):71-7.
  • Wellenius GA, Coull BA, Godleski JJ, Koutrakis P, Okabe K, Savage ST, Lawrence JE, Murthy GG, Verrier RL.Inhalation of concentrated ambient air particles exacerbates myocardial ischemia in conscious dogs.Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Apr;111(4):402-8.
  • Batalha JR, Saldiva PH, Clarke RW, Coull BA, Stearns RC, Lawrence J, Murthy GG, Koutrakis P, Godleski JJ.Concentrated ambient air particles induce vasoconstriction of small pulmonary arteries in rats.Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Dec;110(12):1191-7.
  • Saldiva PH, Clarke RW, Coull BA, Stearns RC, Lawrence J, Murthy GG, Diaz E, Koutrakis P, Suh H, Tsuda A, Godleski JJ.Lung inflammation induced by concentrated ambient air particles is related to particle composition.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Jun 15;165(12):1610-7.
  • Hauser R, Godleski JJ, Hatch V, Christiani DC.Ultrafine particles in human lung macrophages.Arch Environ Health. 2001 Mar-Apr;56(2):150-6.
  • Stearns RC, Paulauskis JD, Godleski JJ.Endocytosis of ultrafine particles by A549 cells.Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2001 Feb;24(2):108-15.
  • Breathnach OS, Kwiatkowski DJ, Finkelstein DM, Godleski J, Sugarbaker DJ, Johnson BE, Mentzer S.Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of the lung: recurrences and survival in patients with stage I disease.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Jan;121(1):42-7.
  • Shieh DB, Godleski J, Herndon JE, Azuma T, Mercer H, Sugarbaker DJ, Kwiatkowski DJ.Cell motility as a prognostic factor in Stage I nonsmall cell lung carcinoma: the role of gelsolin expression.Cancer. 1999 Jan 1;85(1):47-57.
  • Kwiatkowski DJ, Harpole DH, Godleski J, Herndon JE, Shieh DB, Richards W, Blanco R, Xu HJ, Strauss GM, Sugarbaker DJ.Molecular pathologic substaging in 244 stage I non-small-cell lung cancer patients: clinical implications.J Clin Oncol. 1998 Jul;16(7):2468-77.
  • Shapiro GI, Edwards CD, Kobzik L, Godleski J, Richards W, Sugarbaker DJ, Rollins BJ.Reciprocal Rb inactivation and p16INK4 expression in primary lung cancers and cell lines.Cancer Res. 1995 Feb 1;55(3):505-9.