Andrew J. Cucchiara

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
General Clinical Research Center
1123 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-6512
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
PhD (?)
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Description of Research Expertise

Research Interests:

Clinical trials, functional modeling, missing data, multivariate analysis, repeated measures, categorical data, cross-over trials, diagnostic testing, medical informatics, patient-oriented research, pain, research methods, rheumatology, research subject advocacy.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Cucchiara directs or provides biostatistical support of clinical and translational investigators conducting research projects within the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeitics and the CTSA funded Clinical Translational Research Center.

Selected Publications

Tsai AG, Mansukani S, Cucchiara A, Schaffer M.: Availability of nutrition services for Medicaid recipients in the northeastern United States: lack of uniformity and the positive effect of managed care. Am J Manag Care. 9(12): 817-21, December 2003.

Szapary PO, Wolfe ML, Bloedon LT, Cucchiara AJ, DerMarderosian AH, Cirigliano MD, Rader DJ: Guggulipid for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 290(6): 765-72, August 13 2003.

Apter AJ, Boston RC, George M, Norfleet AL, Tenhave T, Coyne JC, Birck K, Reisine ST, Cucchiara AJ, Feldman HI: Modifiable barriers to adherence to inhaled steroids among adults with asthma:it's not just black and white. J Allergy Clin Immunol 111(6): 1219-26, June 2003.

Benito M, Gomberg B, Wehrli FW, Weening RH, Zemel B, Wright AC, Song HK, Cucchiara A, Snyder PJ: Deterioration of trabecular architecture in hypogonadal men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 88(4): 1497-502, April 2003.

Suchin KR, Cucchiara AJ, Gottleib SL, Wolfe JT, DeNardo BJ, Macey WH, Bromley PG, Vittorio CC, Rook AH: Treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma with combined immunomodulatory therapy: a 14-year experience at a single institution. Arch Dermatol. 138(8): 1054-60, August 2002.

Yun M, Jang S, Cucchiara A, Newberg AB, Alavi A.: 18F FDG uptake in the large arteries: a correlation study with the atherogenic risk factors. Semin Nucl Med. 32(1): 70-6, January 2002.

Catella-Lawson F, Reilly MP, Kapoor SC, Cucchiara AJ, DeMarco S, Tournier B, Vyas SN, FitzGerald GA: Cyclooxygenase inhibitors and the antiplatelet effects of aspirin. N Engl J Med. 345(25): 1809-17, December 20 2001.

Catella-Lawson F, Kapoor S, Moretti D, De Marco S, Vigilante GJ, Cucchiara AJ, Ramsey KE, Combe S, Rocca B, Theroux P, FitzGerald GA, AFIRME Investigators: Antagonism of the Fibrinogen Receptor after Myocardial Events. Oral glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonism in patients with coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 88: 236-42, August 1 2001.

Suchin KR, Cassin M, Gottleib SL, Sood S, Cucchiara AJ, Vonderheid EC, Rook AH: Increased interleukin 5 production in eosinophilic Sezary syndrome: regulation by interferon alfa and interleukin 12. J Am Acad Dermatol. 44(1): 28-32, January 2001.

Reilly MP, Wiegers SE, Cucchiara AJ, O'Hara ML, Plappert TJ, Loh E, Acker MA, St John Sutton M: Frequency, risk factors, and clinical outcomes of left ventricular assist device-associated ventricular thrombus. Am J Cardiol. 86(10): 1156-9, A10, November 15 2000.

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