Peer reviewed articles:

Lipkin M, Bhandari M, Hakissian M, Croll W, Wong G. Surrogate Endpoint Biomarker Assays in Phase II Chemoprevention Clinical Trials. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1994;19:47-54.


Boyle B, Bansal MB, Merrick S, Jacobs J. Pulmonary Symptoms in AIDS Patients:The Need For Early Bronchoscopy. The AIDS Reader. 1997. 7(4):112-115.


Subbaramaiah K, Telang N, Bansal MB, Weksler BB, Dannenberg AJ.Cyclooxygenase-2 Gene Expression is Up-regulated in Transformed Mammary Epithelial Cells. Ann NY Acad Science. 1997. 833:179- 185.


Blecker D, Bansal MB, Zimmerman RL, Kochman RL, Fogt F, Stein R. Dieulafoy’s lesion of the small bowel causing massive gastrointestinal bleeding: case reports and literature review. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2001; 96(3):902-905.


Bansal MB, Scott L. Friedman. The enlarging role of matrix metalloproteinases in liver injury – beyond scar degradation. Journal of Hepatology 2002 Aug;37(2):293-4.


Safadi R, Ohta M, Alvarez CE, Fiel MI, Bansal MB, Mehal WZ, Friedman SL. Immune Stimulation of Hepatic Fibrogenesis by CD8 Lymphocytes and its Attenuation by Transgenic Interleukin 10 from Hepatocytes. Gastroenterology 2004; 127: 870-82.


Bansal MB, Kovalovich K, Li W, Gupta R, Agarwarl A, Alvarez CE, Safadi R, Radbill B, Friedman SL, Taub RA. Interleukin-6 Protects Hepatocytes from CCl4– Mediated Necrosis and Apoptosis in Mice by Reducing MMP-2 Expression. Journal of Hepatology. 2005; 42:548-56


Kodali R, Hajjou M, Berman AB, Bansal MB , Zhang S, Pan JJ, Schecter AD. Chemokines Induce Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 Through Activation of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells. Cardiovascular Research. 2006; 69:706-715.


Feng Hong, Ana Tuyama, Ritu Agarwal, Ritu Gupta, Xin Cheng, Anita Garg, Yukiko Inoue, M. Isabel Fiel, Myron Schwartz, Martina Schwarzkopf, Alison D. Schecter, and Meena B. Bansal. Hepatic Stellate Cells Express Functional CXCR4: Role in Stromal Cell Derived Factor -1a mediated Stellate Cell Activation. Hepatology. 2009: 49: 2055-2067.


Ana C.Tuyama*, Feng Hong*, Yedidya Saiman, Chuansheng Wang, Arevik Mosoian, Ping Chen, Benjamin K. Chen, Mary Klotman, and Meena B. Bansal. HIV-1 Infects Human Hepatic Stellate Cells and Promotes Collagen I and MCP-1 Expression: Implications for hepatic fibrosis in HIV/HCV co-infection. Hepatology. 2010: 52: 612-621.


Brian Radbill, Ritu Gupta, Maria Celeste M. Ramirez, Analisa DiFeo, John Martignetti, Carlos Alvarez, Scott L. Friedman, Goutham Narla, Raluca Vrabie, Yedidya Saiman, Robert Bowles , and Meena B. Bansal. Loss of Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 Amplifies Murine Toxin Induced Liver Fibrosis by Upregulating Collagen I Expression. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2011: 56: 406-416 (Epub 2010 June 19). PMID: 20563750. PMCID: PMC2964408.


Feng Hong, Yedidya Saiman, Chuanping Si, and Meena B. Bansal. X4 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 gp120 promotes Human Hepatic Stellate Cell Activation and Collagen I Expression through Interactions with CXCR4. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33659. Epub 2012 Mar 27. PMID: 22479424. PMCID: PMC3313947


Michel Fausther, Nina Sheung,Yedidia Saiman, Meena B. Bansal, Jonathan A. Dranoff. Activated Hepatic Stellate Cells Upregulate Transcription of Ecto-5′-Nucleotidase/CD73 via Specific SP1 and SMAD Promoter Elements. AJP Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2012 Oct; 303(8): G904-14. PMID: 22899823. PMCID: PMC3469697


Saiman Y, Agarwal R, Hickman DA, Fausther M, El-Shamy A, Dranoff JA, Friedman SL, Bansal MB. CXCL12 induces hepatic stellate cell contraction through a calcium independent pathway. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23812037


Diabetes mellitus and advanced liver fibrosis are risk factors for severe anaemia during telaprevir-based triple therapy. Crismale JF, Martel-Laferrière V, Bichoupan K, Schonfeld E, Pappas A, Wyatt C, Odin JA, Liu LU, Schiano TD, Perumalswami PV, Bansal M, Dieterich DT, Branch AD. Liver Int. 2013 Oct 1. doi: 10.1111/liv.12342. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24118693


Effect of fibrosis on adverse events in patients with hepatitis C treated with telaprevir.

Bichoupan K, Schwartz JM, Martel-Laferriere V, Giannattasio ER, Marfo K, Odin JA, Liu LU, Schiano TD, Perumalswami P, Bansal M, Gaglio PJ, Kalia H, Dieterich DT, Branch AD, Reinus JF. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jan;39(2):209-16. doi: 10.1111/apt.12560. Epub 2013 Nov 24. PMID: 24266536


Inhibition of the CXCL12/CXCR4 chemokine axis with AMD3100, a CXCR4 small molecule inhibitor, worsens murine hepatic injury. Saiman Y, Jiao J, Fiel MI, Friedman SL, Aloman C, Bansal MB. Hepatol Res. 2014 Aug 28. doi: 10.1111/hepr.12411. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25163538


Telaprevir activity in treatment-naive patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 4. Sefcik RK, Bichoupan K, Martel-Laferrière V, Odin JA, Liu LU, Perumalswami P, Bansal M, Dieterich DT, Ahmad J, Schiano TD, Branch AD.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 1;210(11):1855-6. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu360. Epub 2014 Jun 26.


Biliary Epithelial Cells Are Not the Predominant Source of Hepatic CXCL12. Saiman Y, Sugiyama T, Simchoni N, Spirli C, Bansal MB. Am J Pathol. 2015 Apr 28. pii: S0002-9440(15)00195-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2015.03.006. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25934614


Textbook Chapters, Editorials and Invited Reviews


Bansal MB, Friedman SL. Fibrogenesis. In: Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, San Diego: Elsevier,Academic Press, 2004:34-38.


Bansal MB, Friedman SL. Future Treatments: Anti-fibrotic agents, nitric oxide donors, and gene therapy in the treatment of portal hypertension. In Portal Hypertension: Pathobiology, Evaluation, and Treatment, Totowa: Humana Press Inc., 2005:485-503.


Friedman SL and Bansal MB. Reversal of Hepatic Fibrosis-Fact or Fantasy? Hepatology 2006; 43:S82-88.


Bansal MB. Third-tier fellowship training in hepatology: advantages and program selection. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2006; 63(4): 674-675.


Bansal MB and Friedman SL. Hepatic Fibrogenesis. In Sherlock’s Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 12th edition: 94-101. 2011.


Bansal MB and Blackard J. Effect of HIV on Liver Cell Populations. In HIV and Liver Diseases, Springer: 81-90. 2011.


Bansal MB. Acute Liver Failure. In Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology, Wiley Blackwell: 280-293. 2014


Bansal MB. Guest Editor. The Future in Liver Medicine. Clinical Liver Disease. 2015