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Mark K. Kern

Research Scientist II

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Gastroenterology
Program: Research

Publications (28)

  • Fatigability of the external anal sphincter muscles using a novel strength training resistance exercise device. (Mei L, Patel K, Lehal N, Kern MK, Benjamin A, Sanvanson P, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2021 Apr 01;320(4):G609-G616 PMID: 33596155 PMCID: PMC8238165 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104209813 02/18/2021       2 Citations
  • Automated Solution-Phase Synthesis of S-Glycosides for the Production of Oligomannopyranoside Derivatives. (Kern MK, Pohl NLB) Org Lett 2020 Jun 05;22(11):4156-4159 PMID: 32432478 PMCID: PMC7493207 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085703259 05/21/2020       20 Citations
  • Pharyngeal peristaltic pressure variability, operational range, and functional reserve. (Kern MK, Balasubramanian G, Sanvanson P, Agrawal D, Wuerl A, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2017 May 01;312(5):G516-G525 PMID: 28254773 PMCID: PMC5451558 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018412058 03/04/2017       7 Citations
  • Effect of lower esophageal sphincter tone and crural diaphragm contraction on distensibility of the gastroesophageal junction in humans. (Shaker R, Bardan E, Gu C, Massey BT, Sanders T, Kern MK, Hoffmann RG, Hogan WJ) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2004 Oct;287(4):G815-21 PMID: 15361362 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4644346436 09/14/2004       24 Citations
  • Cerebral cortical representation of external anal sphincter contraction: effect of effort. (Kern MK, Arndorfer RC, Hyde JS, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2004 Feb;286(2):G304-11 PMID: 14512288 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1642498298 09/27/2003       34 Citations
  • Cerebral cortical registration of subliminal visceral stimulation. (Kern MK, Shaker R) Gastroenterology 2002 Feb;122(2):290-8 PMID: 11832444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036161185 02/08/2002       55 Citations
  • Gender differences in cortical representation of rectal distension in healthy humans. (Kern MK, Jaradeh S, Arndorfer RC, Jesmanowicz A, Hyde J, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2001 Dec;281(6):G1512-23 PMID: 11705757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035665506 11/14/2001       89 Citations
  • Cerebral cortical representation of reflexive and volitional swallowing in humans. (Kern MK, Jaradeh S, Arndorfer RC, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2001 Mar;280(3):G354-60 PMID: 11171617 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035000857 02/15/2001       199 Citations
  • Pharyngeal dysphagia in postesophagectomy patients: correlation with deglutitive biomechanics. (Easterling CS, Bousamra M 2nd, Lang IM, Kern MK, Nitschke T, Bardan E, Shaker R) Ann Thorac Surg 2000 Apr;69(4):989-92 PMID: 10800780 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034057012 05/09/2000       29 Citations
  • Identification and characterization of cerebral cortical response to esophageal mucosal acid exposure and distention. (Kern MK, Birn RM, Jaradeh S, Jesmanowicz A, Cox RW, Hyde JS, Shaker R) Gastroenterology 1998 Dec;115(6):1353-62 PMID: 9834262 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031787619 12/03/1998       97 Citations
  • Kinematic and dynamic characteristics of solid pellet movement during the pharyngeal phase of swallowing. (Kern MK, Ren J, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann CL, Shaker R) Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1996 Sep;105(9):716-23 PMID: 8800059 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029786906 09/01/1996       10 Citations
  • Determinants of intrabolus pressure during esophageal peristaltic bolus transport. (Ren J, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Kern MK, Brasseur JG, Shaker R, Harrington SS, Hogan WJ, Arndorfer RC) Am J Physiol 1993 Mar;264(3 Pt 1):G407-13 PMID: 8460696 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027401191 03/01/1993       78 Citations
  • Coordination of deglutition and phases of respiration: effect of aging, tachypnea, bolus volume, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Shaker R, Li Q, Ren J, Townsend WF, Dodds WJ, Martin BJ, Kern MK, Rynders A) Am J Physiol 1992 Nov;263(5 Pt 1):G750-5 PMID: 1443150 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026442098 11/01/1992       150 Citations
  • Viscosity measurements of barium sulfate mixtures for use in motility studies of the pharynx and esophagus. (Li M, Brasseur JG, Kern MK, Dodds WJ) Dysphagia 1992;7(1):17-30 PMID: 1424824 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026543735 01/01/1992       44 Citations
  • Effect of increased intra-abdominal pressure on peristalsis in feline esophagus. (Ren JL, Dodds WJ, Martin CJ, Dantas RO, Mittal RK, Harrington SS, Kern MK, Brasseur JG) Am J Physiol 1991 Sep;261(3 Pt 1):G417-25 PMID: 1887890 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026006627 09/01/1991       13 Citations
  • Regional esophageal distribution and clearance of refluxed gastric acid. (Shaker R, Dodds WJ, Helm JF, Kern MK, Hogan WJ) Gastroenterology 1991 Aug;101(2):355-9 PMID: 2065910 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025850614 08/01/1991       39 Citations
  • Fasting and postprandial hepatic bile flow in unanesthetized opossums. (Takahashi I, Kern MK, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Layman RD, Ammon HV) Am J Physiol 1990 Nov;259(5 Pt 1):G745-52 PMID: 2240217 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025167501 11/01/1990       4 Citations
  • Biomechanics of cricopharyngeal bars. (Dantas RO, Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Kern MK, Lang IM, Brasseur JG) Gastroenterology 1990 Nov;99(5):1269-74 PMID: 2210235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025147354 11/01/1990       131 Citations
  • Effect of swallowed bolus variables on oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. (Dantas RO, Kern MK, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Kahrilas PJ, Brasseur JG, Cook IJ, Lang IM) Am J Physiol 1990 May;258(5 Pt 1):G675-81 PMID: 2333995 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025328802 05/01/1990       382 Citations
  • The effect of high- vs low-density barium preparations on the quantitative features of swallowing. (Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Massey BT, Kern MK) AJR Am J Roentgenol 1989 Dec;153(6):1191-5 PMID: 2816631 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0024408586 12/01/1989       96 Citations
  • Tipper and dipper types of oral swallows. (Dodds WJ, Taylor AJ, Stewart ET, Kern MK, Logemann JA, Cook IJ) AJR Am J Roentgenol 1989 Dec;153(6):1197-9 PMID: 2816632 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0024369375 12/01/1989       80 Citations
  • Opening mechanisms of the human upper esophageal sphincter. (Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO, Massey B, Kern MK, Lang IM, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ) Am J Physiol 1989 Nov;257(5 Pt 1):G748-59 PMID: 2596608 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-17944390300 11/01/1989       365 Citations
  • Timing of videofluoroscopic, manometric events, and bolus transit during the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. (Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO, Kern MK, Massey BT, Shaker R, Hogan WJ) Dysphagia 1989;4(1):8-15 PMID: 2640180 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0024428261 01/01/1989       205 Citations
  • Influence of bolus volume on swallow-induced hyoid movement in normal subjects. (Dodds WJ, Man KM, Cook IJ, Kahrilas PJ, Stewart ET, Kern MK) AJR Am J Roentgenol 1988 Jun;150(6):1307-9 PMID: 3259369 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0023948325 06/01/1988       122 Citations
  • Sonographic evaluation of resting gallbladder volume and postprandial emptying in patients with gallstones. (Kishk SM, Darweesh RM, Dodds WJ, Lawson TL, Stewart ET, Kern MK, Hassanein EH) AJR Am J Roentgenol 1987 May;148(5):875-9 PMID: 3554918 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0023191845 05/01/1987       78 Citations
  • Contraction pattern of opossum gallbladder during fasting and after feeding. (Takahashi I, Kern MK, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Sarna SK, Soergel KH, Itoh Z) Am J Physiol 1986 Feb;250(2 Pt 1):G227-35 PMID: 3953802 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0022479051 02/01/1986       30 Citations
  • Sonographic measurement of gallbladder volume. (Dodds WJ, Groh WJ, Darweesh RM, Lawson TL, Kishk SM, Kern MK) AJR Am J Roentgenol 1985 Nov;145(5):1009-11 PMID: 3901703 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0022407243 11/01/1985       306 Citations
  • Influence of transsphincteric fluid flow on spike burst rate of the opossum sphincter of Oddi. (Takahashi I, Dodds WJ, Itoh Z, Hogan WJ, Kern MK) Gastroenterology 1984 Dec;87(6):1292-8 PMID: 6092197 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0021690165 12/01/1984       13 Citations
  • Last update: 05/03/2022