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Herbert Mathews
Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Health Promotion
Research Keywords
  • AIDS
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anxiety
  • Biodefense
  • Bioterrorism
  • Cytokines
  • Quality of Life
  • Stress
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Depression
  • Fungal Diseases
  • Immune System
  • Lymphocytes
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
Publications

Epigenetics and social context: implications for disparity in cardiovascular diseaseSaban,K. L.; Mathews,H. L.; DeVon,H. A.; Janusek,L. W.Aging and disease 2014 ;5(5):346-355

Relationships among psychosocial factors, biomarkers, preeclampsia, and preterm birth in African American women: A pilotGiurgescu,C.; Sanguanklin,N.; Engeland,C. G.; White-Traut,R. C.; Park,C.; Mathews,H. L.; Janusek,L. W.Applied Nursing Research : ANR 2014 ; ( ):

Measurement of the glucocorticoid receptor: relevance to the diagnosis of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in childrenBhatia,R.; Muraskas,J.; Janusek,L. W.; Mathews,H.Journal of critical care 2014 ;29(4):691.e1-691.e5

Glucocorticoids regulate natural killer cell function epigeneticallyEddy,J. L.; Krukowski,K.; Janusek,L.; Mathews,H. L.Cellular immunology 2014 ;290(1):120-130

Day-to-Day Dynamics of Associations Between Sleep, Napping, Fatigue, and the Cortisol Diurnal Rhythm in Women Diagnosed as Having Breast CancerTell,D.; Mathews,H. L.; Janusek,L. W.PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE 2014 ;76(7):519-528

Psychological Stress and Cytokine Production in Multiple Sclerosis: Correlation With Disease SymptomatologySorenson,M.; Janusek,L.; Mathews,H.Biological research for nursing 2013 ;15(2):226-233

Childhood adversity increases vulnerability for behavioral symptoms and immune dysregulation in women with breast cancerWitek Janusek,L.; Tell,D.; Albuquerque,K.; Mathews,H. L.Brain, behavior, and immunity 2013 ;30 Suppl( ):S149-62

Depressive symptoms and diurnal salivary cortisol patterns among female caregivers of stroke survivorsSaban,K. L.; Mathews,H. L.; Bryant,F. B.; O'Brien,T. E.; Janusek,L. W.Biological research for nursing 2012 ;14(4):396-404

Glucocorticoid receptor mediated suppression of natural killer cell activity: identification of associated deacetylase and corepressor moleculesBush,K. A.; Krukowski,K.; Eddy,J. L.; Janusek,L. W.; Mathews,H. L.Cellular immunology 2012 ;275(1-2):80-89

Telomeres and epigenetics: potential relevance to chronic painSibille,K. T.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Mathews,H. L.; Fillingim,R. B.Pain 2012 ;153(9):1789-1793

Impact of partial versus whole breast radiation therapy on fatigue, perceived stress, quality of life and natural killer cell activity in women with breast cancerAlbuquerque,K.; Tell,D.; Lobo,P.; Millbrandt,L.; Mathews,H. L.; Janusek,L. W.BMC CANCER 2012 ;12( ):251-2407-12-251

Epigenetics and psychoneuroimmunology: mechanisms and modelsMathews,H. L.; Janusek,L. W.Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2011 ;25(1):25-39

Glucocorticoid dysregulation of natural killer cell function through epigenetic modification.Krukowski,K.; Eddy,J.; Kosik,K. L.; Konley,T.; Janusek,L. W.; Mathews,H. L.Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2011 ;25(2):239-249

Epigenetic patterns associated with the immune dysregulation that accompanies psychosocial distress.Mathews,H. L.; Konley,T.; Kosik,K. L.; Krukowski,K.; Eddy,J.; Albuquerque,K.; Janusek,L. W.Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2011 ;25(5):830-839

Perioperative pain, psychological distress, and immune function in men undergoing prostatectomy for cancer of the prostate.Yermal,S. J.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Peterson,J.; Mathews,H. L.Biological research for nursing 2010 ;11(4):351-362

Short-term quality of life following partial breast irradiation with balloon brachytherapy- comparison with whole breast irradiationAlbuquerque,K.; Janusek,L.; Mathews,H.; Millbrandt,L.; Gabram,S.The breast journal 2010 ;16(3):325-326

Feasibility of conditioning with thymoglobulin and reduced intensity TBI to reduce acute GVHD in recipients of allogeneic SCTToor,A.; Rodriguez,T.; Bauml,M.; Mathews,H.; Shanti,S.; Senitzer,D.; Kini,A.; Norton,J.; Parthasarathy,M.; Mohideen,N.; Petrowsky,C.; Bonilla,B.; Smith,S.; Stiff,P.Bone marrow transplantation 2008 ;42(11):723-731

The multiple benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery: results comparing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and posterior lumbar fusion.Starkweather,A. R.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Nockels,R. P.; Peterson,J.; Mathews,H. L.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2008 ;40(1):32-39

Effect of mindfulness based stress reduction on immune function, quality of life and coping in women newly diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.Witek-Janusek,L.; Albuquerque,K.; Chroniak,K. R.; Chroniak,C.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Mathews,H. L.Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2008 ;22(6):969-981

Psychologic stress, reduced NK cell activity, and cytokine dysregulation in women experiencing diagnostic breast biopsy.Witek-Janusek,L.; Gabram,S.; Mathews,H. L.Psychoneuroendocrinology 2007 ;32(1):22-35

Perceived stress, illness uncertainty, and disease symptomatology in multiple sclerosisSorenson,M. R.; Janusek,L.; Mathews,H. L.Sci Nursing 2006 ;23(1):10p-10p

Immune function, pain, and psychological stress in patients undergoing spinal surgery.Starkweather,A. R.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Nockels,R. P.; Peterson,J.; Mathews,H. L.Spine 2006 ;31(18):E641-7

Applying the psychoneuroimmunology framework to nursing researchStarkweather,A.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Mathews,H. L.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2005 ;37(1):56-62

Neural-immune interactions: implications for pain management in patients with low-back pain and sciaticaStarkweather,A.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Mathews,H. L.Biological research for nursing 2005 ;6(3):196-206

Psycho-endocrine-immune response to mindfulness-based stress reduction in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus: a quasiexperimental study.Robinson,F. P.; Mathews,H. L.; Witek-Janusek,L.Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine 2003 ;9(5):683-694

Lymphocyte adhesion to Candida albicansForsyth,C. B.; Mathews,H. L.INFECTION AND IMMUNITY 2002 ;70(2):517-527

Reduced lymphocyte-mediated antifungal capacity in high-risk infants.Witek-Janusek,L.; Shareef,M. J.; Mathews,H. L.Journal of Infectious Diseases 2002 ;186(1):129-133

Issues in the design and implementation of psychoneuroimmunology research.Robinson,F. P.; Mathews,H. L.; Witek-Janusek,L.Biological research for nursing 2002 ;3(4):165-175

Human thymic epithelial cells inhibit IL-15- and IL-2-driven differentiation of NK cells from the early human thymic progenitorsLe,P. T.; Adams,K. L.; Zaya,N.; Mathews,H. L.; Storkus,W. J.; Ellis,T. M.Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 2001 ;166(4):2194-2201

Aberrant nuclear expression of AP-1 and NFkappaB in lymphocytes of women stressed by the experience of breast biopsy.Nagabhushan,M.; Mathews,H. L.; Witek-Janusek,L.Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2001 ;15(1):78-84

Reduced levels of Hsp70 result in a therapeutic effect of 15-deoxyspergualin on acute graft-versus-host disease in (DA x LEW)F1 ratsGoral,J.; Mathews,H. L.; Nadler,S. G.; Clancy,J.Immunobiology 2000 ;202(3):254-266

Stress reduction and HIV disease: a review of intervention studies using a psychoneuroimmunology frameworkRobinson,F. P.; Mathews,H. L.; Witek-Janusek,L.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 2000 ;11(2):87-96

Education
Fellowship
  • National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Allergy & Immunology