Dijoia Darden

Dijoia Darden, MD

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

Department: MD-SURGERY-RESIDENCY PROGRAM

About Dijoia Darden

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Clinical Interests: Trauma/Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

What were you looking for in a residency program? Supportive environment​

What are the strengths of the UF program? All of the faculty and my co-residents are supportive and work to help each other thrive in which ever specialty they choose. There are also many opportunities for research to jump-start your academic career.

What do you like best about living in Gainesville? No limit on outside activities. Gainesville is close to many springs for kayaking/canoeing. Beaches are also very accessible.

List of hobbies/interests: weightlifting, piano/guitar

Publications

2022
Evaluation of a Multivalent Transcriptomic Metric for Diagnosing Surgical Sepsis and Estimating Mortality Among Critically Ill Patients.
JAMA network open. 5(7) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.21520. [PMID] 35819783.
2022
Older Adults Demonstrate Biomarker Evidence of the Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS) After Sepsis.
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 77(1):188-196 [DOI] 10.1093/gerona/glab080. [PMID] 33721883.
2022
Sepsis-Induced Myopathy and Gut Microbiome Dysbiosis: Mechanistic Links and Therapeutic Targets.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 57(1):15-23 [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001843. [PMID] 34726875.
2022
Sex differences associate with late microbiome alterations after murine surgical sepsis.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 93(2):137-146 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003599. [PMID] 35324554.
2022
Transcriptomic Changes Within Human Bone Marrow After Severe Trauma.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 57(1):24-30 [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001826. [PMID] 34172608.
2021
A Novel Single Cell RNA-seq Analysis of Non-Myeloid Circulating Cells in Late Sepsis.
Frontiers in immunology. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2021.696536. [PMID] 34484194.
2021
A Transcriptomic Severity Metric That Predicts Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Surgical Sepsis Patients.
Critical care explorations. 3(10) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000554. [PMID] 34671746.
2021
Biomarker Evidence of the Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS) in Chronic Critical Illness (CCI) After Surgical Sepsis.
Annals of surgery. 274(4):664-673 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005067. [PMID] 34506322.
2021
Chronic “sepsis brain” and regulatory T cells – A promising therapeutic target.
Brain, behavior, and immunity. 93:10-11 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.01.017. [PMID] 33516922.
2021
Chronic Critical Illness Elicits a Unique Circulating Leukocyte Transcriptome in Sepsis Survivors.
Journal of clinical medicine. 10(15) [DOI] 10.3390/jcm10153211. [PMID] 34361995.
2021
Distinct immunologic endotypes are associated with clinical trajectory after severe blunt trauma and hemorrhagic shock.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 90(2):257-267 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003029. [PMID] 33214489.
2021
Dysregulated Immunity and Immunotherapy after Sepsis.
Journal of clinical medicine. 10(8) [DOI] 10.3390/jcm10081742. [PMID] 33920518.
2021
Identification of unique microRNA expression patterns in bone marrow hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells after hemorrhagic shock and multiple injuries in young and old adult mice.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 91(4):692-699 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003350. [PMID] 34252063.
2021
Prolonged Chronic Stress and Persistent Iron Dysregulation Prevent Anemia Recovery Following Trauma.
The Journal of surgical research. 267:320-327 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2021.05.034. [PMID] 34186308.
2021
Stress-related changes in the gut microbiome after trauma.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 91(1):192-199 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003209. [PMID] 34144563.
2021
The Effect of Aging Physiology on Critical Care.
Critical care clinics. 37(1):135-150 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ccc.2020.08.006. [PMID] 33190766.
2021
The impact of sarcopenia and acute muscle mass loss on long-term outcomes in critically ill patients with intra-abdominal sepsis.
Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 12(5):1203-1213 [DOI] 10.1002/jcsm.12752. [PMID] 34196134.
2020
Abdominal sepsis patients have a high incidence of chronic critical illness with dismal long-term outcomes.
American journal of surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.07.016. [PMID] 32807383.
2020
Audiovisual Modules to Enhance Informed Consent in the ICU: A Pilot Study.
Critical care explorations. 2(12) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000278. [PMID] 33251517.
2020
Identification of Unique mRNA and miRNA Expression Patterns in Bone Marrow Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells After Trauma in Older Adults.
Frontiers in immunology. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01289. [PMID] 32670283.
2020
Immunological Endotyping of Chronic Critical Illness After Severe Sepsis.
Frontiers in medicine. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.616694. [PMID] 33659259.
2020
Reply to “Do Not Blame the Rodent for the Failure of Developing Sepsis Therapies”.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001688. [PMID] 33156239.
2020
Septic Stability? Gut Microbiota in Young Adult MICE Maintains Overall Stability After Sepsis Compared to Old Adult MICE.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001648. [PMID] 32826817.
2020
Single Cell RNA-SEQ of Human Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells in Late Sepsis Reveals Multiple Subsets with Unique Transcriptional Responses: A Pilot Study.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001671. [PMID] 33021571.
2020
The Clinical Presentation and Immunology of Viral Pneumonia and Implications for Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019.
Critical care explorations. 2(4) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000109. [PMID] 32426751.
2020
The Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cell Response to Hemorrhage, Injury and Sepsis: A Review of Pathophysiology.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001699. [PMID] 33234838.
2020
Transcriptomic responses from improved murine sepsis models can better mimic human surgical sepsis.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. [DOI] 10.1096/fj.202002150R. [PMID] 33140449.
2019
Myeloid-derived suppressor cell function and epigenetic expression evolves over time after surgical sepsis.
Critical care (London, England). 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13054-019-2628-x. [PMID] 31722736.

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