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John C. Densmore MD

John C. Densmore MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Pediatric Surgery

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Sickle cell disease increases high mobility group box 1: a novel mechanism of inflammation. (Xu H, Wandersee NJ, Guo Y, Jones DW, Holzhauer SL, Hanson MS, Machogu E, Brousseau DC, Hogg N, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Hillery CA, Pritchard KA Jr) Blood 2014 Dec 18;124(26):3978-81 PMID 25339362
  • Risk of incomplete pyloromyotomy and mucosal perforation in open and laparoscopic pyloromyotomy. (Hall NJ, Eaton S, Seims A, Leys CM, Densmore JC, Calkins CM, Ostlie DJ, St Peter SD, Azizkhan RG, von Allmen D, Langer JC, Lapidus-Krol E, Bouchard S, Piché N, Bruch S, Drongowski R, MacKinlay GA, Clark C, Pierro A) J Pediatr Surg 2014 Jul;49(7):1083-6 PMID 24952793
  • Hypoxia preconditioning increases survival and decreases expression of Toll-like receptor 4 in pulmonary artery endothelial cells exposed to lipopolysaccharide. (Ali I, Nanchal R, Husnain F, Audi S, Konduri GG, Densmore JC, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) Pulm Circ 2013 Sep;3(3):578-88 PMID 24618542
  • Clinical CVVH model removes endothelium-derived microparticles from circulation. (Abdelhafeez AH, Jeziorczak PM, Schaid TR, Hoefs SL, Kaul S, Nanchal R, Jacobs ER, Densmore JC) J Extracell Vesicles 2014;3: PMID 24596654
  • Rattus model utilizing selective pulmonary ischemia induces bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. (Densmore JC, Jeziorczak PM, Clough AV, Pritchard KA Jr, Cummens B, Medhora M, Rao A, Jacobs ER) Shock 2013 Mar;39(3):271-7 PMID 23364425
  • Initial surgical and pain management outcomes after Nuss procedure. (Densmore JC, Peterson DB, Stahovic LL, Czarnecki ML, Hainsworth KR, Davies HW, Cassidy LD, Weisman SJ, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Sep;45(9):1767-71 PMID 20850618
  • Endothelial microparticles induce inflammation in acute lung injury. (Buesing KL, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Pritchard KA Jr, Jarzembowski JA, Gourlay DM, Oldham KT) J Surg Res 2011 Mar;166(1):32-9 PMID 20828748
  • Laparoscopic-assisted transhiatal gastric transposition for long gap esophageal atresia in an infant. (Juza RM, Arca MJ, Densmore JC, Aiken JJ, Lal DR) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jul;45(7):1534-7 PMID 20638539
  • Protein composition of plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1-derived endothelial microparticles. (Sander TL, Ou JS, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Matus I, Twigger S, Halligan B, Greene AS, Pritchard KA Jr, Oldham KT) Shock 2008 Apr;29(4):504-11 PMID 18598005
  • Endothelium-derived microparticles induce endothelial dysfunction and acute lung injury. (Densmore JC, Signorino PR, Ou J, Hatoum OA, Rowe JJ, Shi Y, Kaul S, Jones DW, Sabina RE, Pritchard KA Jr, Guice KS, Oldham KT) Shock 2006 Nov;26(5):464-71 PMID 17047516
  • Endothelium-derived microparticles inhibit human cardiac valve endothelial cell function. (Klinkner DB, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Noll L, Lim HJ, Weihrauch D, Pritchard KA Jr, Oldham KT, Sander TL) Shock 2006 Jun;25(6):575-80 PMID 16721264
  • Outcomes and delivery of care in pediatric injury. (Densmore JC, Lim HJ, Oldham KT, Guice KS) J Pediatr Surg 2006 Jan;41(1):92-8; discussion 92-8 PMID 16410115
  • Effects of D-4F on vasodilation and vessel wall thickness in hypercholesterolemic LDL receptor-null and LDL receptor/apolipoprotein A-I double-knockout mice on Western diet. (Ou J, Wang J, Xu H, Ou Z, Sorci-Thomas MG, Jones DW, Signorino P, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Oldham KT, Pritchard KA Jr) Circ Res 2005 Nov 25;97(11):1190-7 PMID 16224061
  • Pediatric pelvic injury: functional outcome at 6-month follow-up. (Signorino PR, Densmore J, Werner M, Winthrop A, Stylianos S, Guice KS, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2005 Jan;40(1):107-12; discussion 112-3 PMID 15868568
  • Case report of a newborn with a posterior thoracic midline congenital hemangiopericytoma of the back. (Densmore JC, Pierce BR, Winek RR, Mitchell DS, Pearl RH) J Pediatr Surg 2000 Jul;35(7):1120-2 PMID 10917311
  • Laser-Induced FLuorescence in the Detection of Esophageal Carcinoma (Wang KK, Gutta K, Laukka MA, Densmore J) Proc SPIE Proc. SPIE 2324, Optical Biopsy and Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging, 14 (January 4, 1995); doi:10.1117/12.198731
  • Grants and Awards

  • CTSI Mentored Clinical/Translational Research Scholars Program (#9520197 05/01/2011 - 04/30/2016) PI of Microparticle Induced Lung Injury (#5520215)
  • Last update: 11/12/2014