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General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

Online ISSN: 2397-5237

Dario Marchetti

Baylor College of Medicine

General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI), is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on general and internal medicine, hospital medicine, primary care, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment protocols and patient oriented research and education. The journal is characterized by the rapid reporting of reviews, original research and clinical studies across all disease areas.

Submissions include original research, review, book review, clinical case study, clinical trial, data report, evidence based medical research reports, observational studies, editorial, hypothesis & theory, methods, mini review, opinion, perspective studies, commentaries and technology report. Submissions are handled by Editor-in-Chief and a team of Editorial Board.

The articles can be accessed online immediately on their publication. We are committed to providing authors with a rapid, fair, and constructive review process, with a goal of giving the majority of first decisions within two weeks.

General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI), is now open for submissions. You can submit your manuscript to:  submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.gimci@oatext.com

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Dario Marchetti


Dario Marchetti, Ph.D., tumor and molecular biologist, is a tenured and endowed “Jack L. Titus” Professor of the Department of Pathology & Immunology with a joint appointment in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. He also actsas Director of the Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Core facility at Baylor College of Medicine. On October 1, Dr. Marchetti will be the Director of the Biomarker Research Program at Methodist Hospital Research Institute and Professor of Pathology and Genomics Medicine at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Dr. Marchetti is an international recognized expert and authority in the field of CTCs as clinically useful tools to combat cancer metastasis for improved patient outcome. With keen insights into the biology of brain metastasis, he pioneered models for discoveries of molecular determinants underlying brain metastasis and biomarker properties of brain-homing CTCs.

As a consummate scientist, Dr. Marchetti’s bibliography include 179 publications of which 79 are in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. He has received numerous awards and secured uninterrupted funding for 25 years by receiving grants from federal, state, institutional and private Agencies.   He is a reviewer for the most prominent journals in cancer research and sits on editorial boards of “Cancer Microenvironment, “Tumor Viruses”, “Vascular Cell”, "Clinical & Experimental Pathology", "International Journal of Oncology", “Cancer Letters”, “Journal of Cellular Biochemistry”, “Discovery/Discovery Reports” (a journal from Harvard Medical School) and "Cancer Metastasis Reviews" among others. Dr. Marchetti is Editor-in-Chief of the “Journal of Gene Therapy” and “Journal of Circulating Biomarkers”, and acts as Guest Editor of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Basel, Switzerland) on brain metastasis. Further, heserved/serves on grant reviewing panels of the National Institutes of Health of USA and Italy, the Department of Defense of the United States, and is frequently invited as grant reviewer and consultant for multiple national and international Agencies and Companies devoted to oncology research.

Dr. Marchetti graduated from the University of Pavia, Italy in 1979. He worked as postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois, Chicago (1980-1982), University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston (Texas) (1984-1986). He then became a research scientist at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston (1986-1991), Research Associate and later Instructor at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (1992-1999), Assistant Professor at UT-Houston (1999-2001), and Associate Professor and later Professor (with tenure) at LSU-Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2002-2007) prior to joining the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital on October 1, 2015.

Editorial Board


Elizabeth Puscheck

Professor
Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility
Division Director and Fellowship Director
WSUPG IVF Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wayne State University School of Medicine Hutzel Women’s Hospital, USA

Toshiharu Shinoka

Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Ohio State University, USA
Visiting Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Tokushima, Japan

SubodhVerma

Cardiac Surgeon, St Michael's Hospital
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and
Li KaShing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology & Toxicology,
University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Atherosclerosis


Francisco R Breijo-Marquez

Professor, Department-in-Chief
Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
Murcia University School of Medicine, Spain

Raj Kumar

Professor
Department of Basic Sciences
The Commonwealth Medical College, USA

Isaias Dichi

Professor
Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
University of Londrina, Brazil


Mustafa Kemal Sezgintürk

Professor
University of Namık Kemal
Turkey

Cesare Sirtori

Professor
University of Milan
Italy

Stacie Schmidt

Assistant Professor
Emory University
Department of General Medicine, USA


Roger P. Worthington

Assistant (Adjunct) Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Mackie Palmer

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine, Indiana University
Director, Integrative Pain Program,
Eskenazi Health Services, USA

Albert S. Favate

Department of Neurology
Division Chief of Vascular Neurology
NYU School of Medicine, USA


Ahmed Malki

Director of Biomedical Science Program
Qatar University, Qatar

Jalal K. Ghali

Professor
Associate Chair for Clinical Research
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Mercer University School of Medicine, USA

Gaetano Santulli

College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Medical Center, USA


Yebin Jiang

Associate Professor
Cancer Center, University of Michigan, USA

Jose Pablo Leone

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
USA

Clayton A. Dehn

Executive Director, Metabolic Diseases
Celerion, USA


Yohannes Woubishet Woldeamanuel

Department of Neurology
Addis Abäba University School Medical Faculty, Ethiopia
Stanford Headache and Facial Pain Program
Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

M Rosa Bernal López

Biomedical Research Laboratory (IBIMA)
Management Unit of Clinical Internal Medicine
University Hospitals, Regional and Virgen de la Victoria from Malaga, Spain

Marco Matteo Ciccone

Department of Emergency and Organs Transplantation (DETO)
Section of Cardiovascular Diseases
Policlinical Hospital, University of Bari, Italy


Sarah A. Auharek

Embryology Professor
Mucuri School of Medicine- FAMMUC
Federal University of the Jequitinhonha
and Mucuri Valleys
UFVJM Minas Gerais, Brazil

Julian Borejdo

Professor
Department of Mol Biol & Immunology
The University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

Cyril S. Ku

Professor
Department of Computer Science
William Paterson University
USA


Tiziana Bonaldi

Group Leader
Lab of quantitative proteomics and gene expression regulation
Department Exp. Oncology
European Institute of Oncology
Italy

Chung-Hsuan Chen

Adjunct Professor, Distinguished Research Fellow & Director
The Genomics Research Center
Department of Bio-industrial Mechatronics Engineering
National Taiwan University
Taiwan

Francesca Baldelli Bombelli

Associate Professor in Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering Giulio Natta
Italy


Chen Bingkun K

Director
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Neural Component Biomaterials Characterization & Histology Core Lab
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
USA

Abdullah A Alabdulgader

Senior Congenital Cardiologist, Invasive Electrophysiologist
Director General of Research Center-Eastern Province
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ajay Kumar Sharma

Research Fellow
Cardiovascular Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
USA


Early View

Volume 2, Issue 1


Massive Carbon Dioxide Embolism During Pneumoperitoneum for Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: A Case Report

Hsiao-Chun Teng Hui-Min Yeh Shi-Meng Wang NAI-SIN JI

Case Report- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

February 07, 2017


Untreated Craniostenosis causing severe Mental retardation with X-ray skull showing Silver beaten appearance skull on: Role of physician in early diagnosis and surgical Management

Guru Dutta Satyarthee Satyajit Panda

Case Report- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

February 20, 2017


Preparation of Drugs in the Developing World

Clyde Schultz

Short Communication- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

February 24, 2017


The Presence of Perceived Stress among Primary and Non-Primary Adult Child Caregivers in the Greater Chicago Area

Mengting LI Xinqi Dong

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

March 18, 2017


Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 6


Syncope in Chronic Constitutional Hypotension Gender based Retrospective observational study in symptomatic women

Alfonso Lagi Simone Cencetti

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 28, 2016


Sex differences in alcohol use disorders the role of steroid hormones

Mancinelli Rosanna Ferranti Carolina Famele Marco Palleschi Luca Abenavoli Carmelo Leoni Claudia Draisci Rosa

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 29, 2016


Development of an Evidence-Based Checklist to Evaluate Dehydration in Older Patients Admitted to a Bahamian Hospital

K Rivers A Johansen F Smith J Hewitt

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 16, 2016


Persistent Physical Exercise Rises the Plasma Concentration of Vasohibin-1 in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease

Yasuhiro Suzuki Osamu Ito Masahiro Kohzuki Masataka Ichiki Yasufumi Sato

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 22, 2016


Water activity as related to microorganisms in the manufacturing environment

Clyde Schultz

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 29, 2016


Previous Issue

Volume 1, Issue 5


Comparing silo filler disease with farmer’s lung disease

Clyde Schultz

Mini Review-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

July 01, 2016


Autologous bone marrow stem cell implantation in treatment of thromboangiitis obliterans

Ali İhsan Tekin Mehmet Erdem Memetoğlu Rasim Kutlu Ümit Arslan Osman Nuri Tuncer Bayram Yağmur Cengiz Türkay Mehmet Coşkun

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

July 09, 2016


The harmonized microbial limits test

Clyde Schultz

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

Aug 10, 2016


Management of Postprandial Hypoglycemia due to Late Dumping Syndrome after Direct Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (D-PEJ) with Miglitol and an Isomaltulose-containing enteral formula

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Hisaaki Morishita

Case Report- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 07, 2016


Ultrasound computerized tomography in (bio)medical engineering and clinical medicine – a new approach

Emre Erten Andreas Otte

Technology- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 23, 2016


Archive


Volume 1

Syncope in Chronic Constitutional Hypotension Gender based Retrospective observational study in symptomatic women

Alfonso Lagi Simone Cencetti

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 28, 2016


Sex differences in alcohol use disorders the role of steroid hormones

Mancinelli Rosanna Ferranti Carolina Famele Marco Palleschi Luca Abenavoli Carmelo Leoni Claudia Draisci Rosa

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 29, 2016


Development of an Evidence-Based Checklist to Evaluate Dehydration in Older Patients Admitted to a Bahamian Hospital

K Rivers A Johansen F Smith J Hewitt

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 16, 2016


Persistent Physical Exercise Rises the Plasma Concentration of Vasohibin-1 in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease

Yasuhiro Suzuki Osamu Ito Masahiro Kohzuki Masataka Ichiki Yasufumi Sato

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 22, 2016


Water activity as related to microorganisms in the manufacturing environment

Clyde Schultz

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 29, 2016


Comparing silo filler disease with farmer’s lung disease

Clyde Schultz

Mini Review-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

July 01, 2016


Autologous bone marrow stem cell implantation in treatment of thromboangiitis obliterans

Ali İhsan Tekin Mehmet Erdem Memetoğlu Rasim Kutlu Ümit Arslan Osman Nuri Tuncer Bayram Yağmur Cengiz Türkay Mehmet Coşkun

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

July 09, 2016


The harmonized microbial limits test

Clyde Schultz

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

Aug 10, 2016


Management of Postprandial Hypoglycemia due to Late Dumping Syndrome after Direct Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (D-PEJ) with Miglitol and an Isomaltulose-containing enteral formula

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Hisaaki Morishita

Case Report- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 07, 2016


Study of the effect of “FARADARMANI” on patients in waiting list for liver transplantation: a double-blinded randomized controlled clinical trial

Babak Daneshfard Mohammad-Kazem Hosseini-As Reza Sanaye Mohammad-Amin Toudaji

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

October 27, 2016


Ultrasound computerized tomography in (bio)medical engineering and clinical medicine – a new approach

Emre Erten Andreas Otte

Technology- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

November 23, 2016


A cautionary tale for the physician: case report and review of food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis

Kirk Evoy Anita Wong Stephen Simons

Case Report-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 22, 2016


The utility of routine reticulocyte count in uncomplicated vaso-occlusive events due to sickle cell disease

Matthew Lyon LaShon Sturgis Taylor Mueller Ann Marie Kuchinski Robert Gibson

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 25, 2016


A refresher relating to open and closed angle glaucoma

Clyde Schultz

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 29, 2016


A case of antibody negative interferon-induced autoimmune hepatitis

Jeffrey J Wargo

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

May 27, 2016


Endogenous Digitalis-like factors in hypothermic patients

Robert S. Hoffman Aaron Hexdall Andrew Garvie Benjamin Greenblatt Jeffrey Brubacher Mary Ann Howland

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

May 27, 2016


Examining the efficacy of a novel integrative exercise-based intervention in reducing the sedentary time of a clinical population

Aviroop Biswas Paul I. Oh Guy E. Faulkner David A. Alter

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

June 16, 2016


Warning at emergency room: The role of diagnostic test in acute aortic dissection

Alfonso Lagi Casa di Cura Villa Donatello Firenze

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 08, 2016


Mean platelet volume in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Tayyibe Saler Şakir Özgür Keşkek Cemal Ergin Süleyman Ahbab Zuhal Sağlam

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 08, 2016


Virtual rounds: Observational study of a new service connecting family members remotely to inpatient rounds

Kristin L. Rising Julianna C. Ricco Alexandra D. Printz Sang Hoon Woo Judd E. Hollander

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 18, 2016


Measuring online interest in health insurance exchange implementation

Theodore Long Jason P. Lott Arjun Venkatesh

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 08, 2016


The prevalence and magnitude of common CPR problems, their probable root causes, and strategies for the reduction or elimination of these problems

Robert H Trenkamp Fernando J Perez

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 08, 2016


Serious fungal diseases - a brief Brazilian view

Vitorino M. Santos

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

April 08, 2016


Acute inferior myocardial infarction with severe thrombus formation in a young male patient with primary antiphospholipid syndrome

Cengiz Ozturk Ali Osman Yildirim Mustafa Demir Sevket Balta Turgay Celik Atila Iyisoy Murat Unlu

Case Report-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

February 29, 2016


Implementation of an evidence- based algorithm reduces blood culture overuse in an adult emergency department

ArturPawlowicz Carolyn Holland Baiming Zou Thomas Payton J. Adrian Tyndall

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

March 25, 2016


The diagnostic dilemma of gallbladder volvulus: Report of a Case.

Anuradha R. Bhama Abdi Ahari Hui Sen Chong

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

March 25, 2016


A cohort study of chronic diseases in a random sample of newly arrived refugees to Southeast Michigan, US

Hikmet Jamil Judith Arnetz Joel Ager Mark A. Lumley Nnamdi Pole BengtArnetz

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

March 25, 2016


Pathologist-clinician collaboration

Vitorino M. Santos

Commentary-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

March 25, 2016


Re-socialization through the adolescent family group process

David Allen Marie Allen-Carroll Jadetra Ingraham Ayla Roberts Keva Bethell

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

October 01, 2015


A classical presentation of Hodgkin's disease in a 27-year-old healthy female

Massimo Bolognesi Diletta Bolognesi Giampiero Pasini

Case Report-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

October 22, 2015


Sigmoid colon cancer with an incidental diagnosis of Leriche syndrome successfully treated without inferior epigastric artery injury

Naoto Mizumura Masayasu Kawasaki Satoshi Okumura Sho Toyoda Atsuo Imagawa Masao Ogawa

Research Article-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

October 23, 2015


Evaluation of use of wells criteria and D-dimer for screening of venous thromboembolism in a community hospital

Rwoof A Reshi Swaroopa Pulivarthi Andrea Zelensky Tajinder Singh Ganesh Pawar Murali Krishna Gurram

Research Article- General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

October 26, 2015


An otherwise healthy athlete at high risk of cardioembolic stroke

Massimo Bolognesi

Case Report-General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovations (GIMCI)

December 01, 2015


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