Nancy Hills, PhD

Associate Professor
Neurology
+1 415 502-2540
Publications: 

Clinical and Imaging Characteristics of Arteriopathy Subtypes in Children with Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Results of the VIPS Study.

AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology

Wintermark M, Hills NK, DeVeber GA, Barkovich AJ, Bernard TJ, Friedman NR, Mackay MT, Kirton A, Zhu G, Leiva-Salinas C, Hou Q, Fullerton HJ

Parvovirus B19 Infection in Children With Arterial Ischemic Stroke.

Stroke

Fullerton HJ, Luna JM, Wintermark M, Hills NK, Tokarz R, Li Y, Glaser C, DeVeber GA, Lipkin WI, Elkind MSV

Association between arterial stiffness and peripheral artery disease as measured by radial artery tonometry.

Journal of vascular surgery

Zahner GJ, Gruendl MA, Spaulding KA, Schaller MS, Hills NK, Gasper WJ, Grenon SM

Relationship between the omega-3 index and specialized pro-resolving lipid mediators in patients with peripheral arterial disease taking fish oil supplements.

Journal of clinical lipidology

Schaller MS, Zahner GJ, Gasper WJ, Harris WS, Conte MS, Hills NK, Grenon SM

Analysis of saccular aneurysms in the Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial.

Journal of neurosurgery

Spetzler RF, Zabramski JM, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Hills NK, Wallace RC, Nakaji P

Race-ethnicity on blood pressure control after ischemic stroke: a prospective cohort study.

Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH

Nguyen-Huynh MN, Hills NK, Sidney S, Klingman JG, Johnston SC

Predictors of change in omega-3 index with fish oil supplementation in peripheral artery disease.

The Journal of surgical research

Drudi LM, Schaller MS, Hiramoto J, Gasper W, Harris WS, Hills NK, Grenon SM

Inflammatory Biomarkers in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Correlates of Stroke Cause and Recurrence.

Stroke

Fullerton HJ, deVeber GA, Hills NK, Dowling MM, Fox CK, Mackay MT, Kirton A, Yager JY, Bernard TJ, Hod EA, Wintermark M, Elkind MS

Herpesvirus Infections and Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Results of the VIPS Study.

Circulation

Elkind MS, Hills NK, Glaser CA, Lo WD, Amlie-Lefond C, Dlamini N, Kneen R, Hod EA, Wintermark M, deVeber GA, Fullerton HJ

Risk of Recurrent Arterial Ischemic Stroke in Childhood: A Prospective International Study.

Stroke

Fullerton HJ, Wintermark M, Hills NK, Dowling MM, Tan M, Rafay MF, Elkind MS, Barkovich AJ, deVeber GA

Infection, vaccination, and childhood arterial ischemic stroke: Results of the VIPS study.

Neurology

Fullerton HJ, Hills NK, Elkind MS, Dowling MM, Wintermark M, Glaser CA, Tan M, Rivkin MJ, Titomanlio L, Barkovich AJ, deVeber GA

Effects of Advancing Gestation and Non-Caucasian Race on Ductus Arteriosus Gene Expression.

The Journal of pediatrics

Waleh N, Barrette AM, Dagle JM, Momany A, Jin C, Hills NK, Shelton EL, Reese J, Clyman RI

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 6-year results.

Journal of neurosurgery

Spetzler RF, McDougall CG, Zabramski JM, Albuquerque FC, Hills NK, Russin JJ, Partovi S, Nakaji P, Wallace RC

Implications of discordant findings between hepatic angiography and cross-sectional imaging in transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma.

Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society

Young K, Fidelman N, Yao FY, Hills NK, Kohi MP, Kolli KP, Taylor AG, Kerlan RK

Arteriopathy diagnosis in childhood arterial ischemic stroke: results of the vascular effects of infection in pediatric stroke study.

Stroke

Wintermark M, Hills NK, deVeber GA, Barkovich AJ, Elkind MS, Sear K, Zhu G, Leiva-Salinas C, Hou Q, Dowling MM, Bernard TJ, Friedman NR, Ichord RN, Fullerton HJ

Detection and treatment rates for perinatal depression in a state Medicaid population.

CNS spectrums

Geier ML, Hills N, Gonzales M, Tum K, Finley PR

Assessment of subcomponents of executive functioning in ecologically valid settings: the goal processing scale.

The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation

Novakovic-Agopian T, Chen AJ, Rome S, Rossi A, Abrams G, D'Esposito M, Turner G, McKim R, Muir J, Hills N, Kennedy C, Garfinkle J, Murphy M, Binder D, Castelli H

Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study.

The Lancet. Oncology

Ornish D, Lin J, Chan JM, Epel E, Kemp C, Weidner G, Marlin R, Frenda SJ, Magbanua MJ, Daubenmier J, Estay I, Hills NK, Chainani-Wu N, Carroll PR, Blackburn EH

Response.

Journal of neurosurgery

Spetzler RF, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Zabramski JM, Hills NK, Partovi S, Nakaji P, Wallace RC

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 3-year results.

Journal of neurosurgery

Spetzler RF, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Zabramski JM, Hills NK, Partovi S, Nakaji P, Wallace RC

Risk of first and recurrent stroke in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial and cervical radiation therapy.

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics

Mueller S, Sear K, Hills NK, Chettout N, Afghani S, Gastelum E, Haas-Kogan D, Fullerton HJ

Informed consent for innovative surgery: a survey of patients and surgeons.

Surgery

Lee Char SJ, Hills NK, Lo B, Kirkwood KS

Recent trauma and acute infection as risk factors for childhood arterial ischemic stroke.

Annals of neurology

Hills NK, Johnston SC, Sidney S, Zielinski BA, Fullerton HJ

Thirty-day vein remodeling is predictive of midterm graft patency after lower extremity bypass.

Journal of vascular surgery

Gasper WJ, Owens CD, Kim JM, Hills N, Belkin M, Creager MA, Conte MS

Inpatient statin use predicts improved ischemic stroke discharge disposition.

Neurology

Flint AC, Kamel H, Navi BB, Rao VA, Faigeles BS, Conell C, Klingman JG, Hills NK, Nguyen-Huynh M, Cullen SP, Sidney S, Johnston SC

Proton beam therapy and treatment for localized prostate cancer: if you build it, they will come.

Archives of internal medicine

Aaronson DS, Odisho AY, Hills N, Cress R, Carroll PR, Dudley RA, Cooperberg MR

Decreased risk of graft failure with maternal liver transplantation in patients with biliary atresia.

American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Nijagal A, Fleck S, Hills NK, Feng S, Tang Q, Kang SM, Rosenthal P, MacKenzie TC

Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as biomarkers for heart failure in young children with single ventricle congenital heart disease.

The American journal of cardiology

Lowenthal A, Camacho BV, Lowenthal S, Natal-Hernandez L, Liszewski W, Hills NK, Fineman JR, Bernstein HS

The impact of the quality of colon preparation on follow-up colonoscopy recommendations.

The American journal of gastroenterology

Larsen M, Hills N, Terdiman J

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial.

Journal of neurosurgery

McDougall CG, Spetzler RF, Zabramski JM, Partovi S, Hills NK, Nakaji P, Albuquerque FC

Atherosclerotic stroke in children? A public health red flag.

Annals of neurology

Hills NK, Fullerton HJ

Statin use during ischemic stroke hospitalization is strongly associated with improved poststroke survival.

Stroke

Flint AC, Kamel H, Navi BB, Rao VA, Faigeles BS, Conell C, Klingman JG, Sidney S, Hills NK, Sorel M, Cullen SP, Johnston SC

Rehabilitation of executive functioning with training in attention regulation applied to individually defined goals: a pilot study bridging theory, assessment, and treatment.

The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation

Novakovic-Agopian T, Chen AJ, Rome S, Abrams G, Castelli H, Rossi A, McKim R, Hills N, D'Esposito M

The effect of decompressive hemicraniectomy on brain temperature after severe brain injury.

Neurocritical care

Nakagawa K, Hills NK, Kamel H, Patel PV, Manley GT, Hemphill JC

The vascular effects of infection in Pediatric Stroke (VIPS) Study.

Journal of child neurology

Fullerton HJ, Elkind MS, Barkovich AJ, Glaser C, Glidden D, Hills NK, Leiva-Salinas C, Wintermark M, Deveber GA

Detection of atrial fibrillation after stroke and the risk of recurrent stroke.

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association

Kamel H, Johnson DR, Hegde M, Go AS, Sidney S, Sorel M, Hills NK, Johnston SC

Training of goal-directed attention regulation enhances control over neural processing for individuals with brain injury.

Brain : a journal of neurology

Chen AJ, Novakovic-Agopian T, Nycum TJ, Song S, Turner GR, Hills NK, Rome S, Abrams GM, D'Esposito M

Relationship between circulating platelet counts and ductus arteriosus patency after indomethacin treatment.

The Journal of pediatrics

Shah NA, Hills NK, Waleh N, McCurnin D, Seidner S, Chemtob S, Clyman R

Neurovascular complications of cocaine use at a tertiary stroke center.

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association

Toossi S, Hess CP, Hills NK, Josephson SA

Standardized discharge orders after stroke: results of the quality improvement in stroke prevention (QUISP) cluster randomized trial.

Annals of neurology

Johnston SC, Sidney S, Hills NK, Grosvenor D, Klingman JG, Bernstein A, Levin E

The 5-year direct medical cost of neonatal and childhood stroke in a population-based cohort.

Neurology

Gardner MA, Hills NK, Sidney S, Johnston SC, Fullerton HJ

Is the NIHSS certification process too lenient?

Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)

Hills NK, Josephson SA, Lyden PD, Johnston SC

Why are eligible thrombolysis candidates left untreated?

American journal of preventive medicine

Hills NK, Johnston SC

Are racial differences in antihypertensive responsiveness reflected in usage after stroke?

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association

Ovbiagele B, Hills NK, Saver JL, Johnston SC

Frequency and determinants of pneumonia and urinary tract infection during stroke hospitalization.

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association

Ovbiagele B, Hills NK, Saver JL, Johnston SC

NIH Stroke Scale reliability in ratings from a large sample of clinicians.

Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)

Josephson SA, Hills NK, Johnston SC

Lipid assessment and treatment patterns in hospitalized TIA and ischemic stroke patients.

Journal of hospital medicine

Ovbiagele B, Hills NK, Saver JL, Johnston SC

Regression of low-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions in young women.

Lancet (London, England)

Moscicki AB, Shiboski S, Hills NK, Powell KJ, Jay N, Hanson EN, Miller S, Canjura-Clayton KL, Farhat S, Broering JM, Darragh TM

Effects of pro- and anti-tobacco advertising on nonsmoking adolescents' intentions to smoke.

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine

Straub DM, Hills NK, Thompson PJ, Moscicki AB

Risks for incident human papillomavirus infection and low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion development in young females.

JAMA

Moscicki AB, Hills N, Shiboski S, Powell K, Jay N, Hanson E, Miller S, Clayton L, Farhat S, Broering J, Darragh T, Palefsky J

Persistence of human papillomavirus type 16 infection is associated with lack of cytotoxic T lymphocyte response to the E6 antigens.

The Journal of infectious diseases

Nakagawa M, Stites DP, Patel S, Farhat S, Scott M, Hills NK, Palefsky JM, Moscicki AB

Risk factors for abnormal anal cytology in young heterosexual women.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

Moscicki AB, Hills NK, Shiboski S, Darragh TM, Jay N, Powell K, Hanson E, Miller SB, Farhat S, Palefsky J