Robert L Sufit

  • 7349 Citations
1979 …2022
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Muscular dystrophies, Myasthenia gravis, Neurogenetic disorders, Neuromuscular diseases, Peripheral neuropathies

Certifications and Licenses

Neurology

Training Experience

1977Internship, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh
1980Residency, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Ctr. (Presbyterian)
1982Fellowship, University of Colorado Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Virginia

… → 1976

Keywords

  • ALS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • EMG
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurology

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Grants 1999 2022

Hepatocyte Growth Factor
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Skeletal Muscle
Lower Extremity
Ischemia
Metformin
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Skeletal Muscle
Walking
Lower Extremity
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Exercise
Walking
Muscles
Exercise Therapy

Research Output 1979 2018

Peripheral artery disease, calf skeletal muscle mitochondrial DNA copy number, and functional performance

McDermott, M. M., Peterson, C. A., Sufit, R. L., Ferrucci, L., Guralnik, J. M., Kibbe, M. R., Polonsky, T. S., Tian, L., Criqui, M. H., Zhao, L., Stein, J. H., Li, L. & Leeuwenburgh, C., Aug 1 2018, In : Vascular Medicine (United Kingdom). 23, 4, p. 340-348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Mitochondrial DNA
Skeletal Muscle
Walking
Lower Extremity
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor with or Without Supervised Exercise on Walking Performance in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease: The PROPEL Randomized Clinical Trial

McDermott, M. M., Ferrucci, L., Tian, L., Guralnik, J. M., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Kibbe, M. R., Polonsky, T. S., Domanchuk, K., Stein, J. H., Zhao, L., Taylor, D., Skelly, C., Pearce, W. H., Perlman, H. R., McCarthy, W., Li, L., Gao, Y., Sufit, R. L., Bloomfield, C. L. & Criqui, M. H., Dec 5 2017, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 318, 21, p. 2089-2098 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
Walking
Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of resveratrol onwalking performance in older people with peripheral artery disease the restore randomized clinical trial

McDermott, M. M., Leeuwenburgh, C., Guralnik, J. M., Tian, L., Sufit, R. L., Zhao, L., Criqui, M. H., Kibbe, M. R., Stein, J. H., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Anton, S. D., Polonsky, T. S., Gao, Y., De Cabo, R. & Ferrucci, L., Aug 1 2017, In : JAMA Cardiology. 2, 8, p. 902-907 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Walking
resveratrol

Erratum to: Walking performance is positively correlated to calf muscle fiber size in peripheral artery disease subjects, but fibers show aberrant mitophagy: An observational study. [J Transl Med 14, (2016), (284)] DOI: 10.1186/s12967-016-1030-6

White, S. H., McDermott, M. M., Sufit, R. L., Kosmac, K., Bugg, A. W., Gonzalez-Freire, M., Ferrucci, L., Tian, L., Zhao, L., Gao, Y., Kibbe, M. R., Criqui, M. H., Leeuwenburgh, C. & Peterson, C. A., Feb 23 2017, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 15, 1, 45.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Mitochondrial Degradation
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Ankle Brachial Index
Exercise equipment
Biopsy
4 Citations (Scopus)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Safety
Intramuscular Injections
Injections
Retreatment