Robert L Sufit

  • 7728 Citations
1979 …2023

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Research Interests

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

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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

Research interests

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

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  • Research Output

    Comparing 6-minute walk versus treadmill walking distance as outcomes in randomized trials of peripheral artery disease

    McDermott, M. M., Guralnik, J. M., Tian, L., Zhao, L., Polonsky, T. S., Kibbe, M. R., Criqui, M. H., Zhang, D., Conte, M. S., Domanchuk, K., Li, L., Sufit, R., Leeuwenburgh, C. & Ferrucci, L., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Vascular Surgery. 71, 3, p. 988-1001 14 p.

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  • Associations of weight change with changes in calf muscle characteristics and functional decline in peripheral artery disease

    Polonsky, T. S., Tian, L., Zhang, D., Bazzano, L. A., Criqui, M. H., Ferrucci, L., Guralnik, J. M., Kibbe, M. R., Leeuwenburgh, C., Sufit, R. L. & McDermott, M. M., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 13, e010890.

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    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

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

    McDermott, M. M., Peterson, C. A., Sufit, R., 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.

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  • 3 Scopus citations

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

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  • 16 Scopus citations

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

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  • 18 Scopus citations