Last Name

Elizabeth G. Hill

InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressP.O. Box MSC 955
HCC 400F
Hollings Cancer Center - 86 Jonathan Lucas St.
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    Dr. Hill's primary research interests pertain to statistical methods in biomarker discovery with an emphasis in oncology applications. She has published on analytic methods for high throughput data analysis and approaches to biomarker discovery, and has co-developed software implementing her algorithms. As a member of the Hollings Biostatistics Shared Resource, she collaborates with cancer center investigators in data analysis and statistical methodology development pertaining to all aspects of oncology research, including the design and implementation of investigator initiated clinical trials.

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    Cancer/Head & Neck, Dental

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    1. Wallace K, Lewin DN, Sun S, Spiceland CM, Rockey DC, Alekseyenko AV, Wu JD, Baron JA, Alberg AJ, Hill EG. Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Colorectal Cancer Survival in African American and Caucasian Patients. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 Jul; 27(7):755-761. PMID: 29769214.
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    2. Wrangle JM, Velcheti V, Patel MR, Garrett-Mayer E, Hill EG, Ravenel JG, Miller JS, Farhad M, Anderton K, Lindsey K, Taffaro-Neskey M, Sherman C, Suriano S, Swiderska-Syn M, Sion A, Harris J, Edwards AR, Rytlewski JA, Sanders CM, Yusko EC, Robinson MD, Krieg C, Redmond WL, Egan JO, Rhode PR, Jeng EK, Rock AD, Wong HC, Rubinstein MP. ALT-803, an IL-15 superagonist, in combination with nivolumab in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1b trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Apr 05. PMID: 29628312.
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    3. Peterson YK, Nasarre P, Bonilla IV, Hilliard E, Samples J, Morinelli TA, Hill EG, Klauber-DeMore N. Frizzled-5: a high affinity receptor for secreted frizzled-related protein-2 activation of nuclear factor of activated T-cells c3 signaling to promote angiogenesis. Angiogenesis. 2017 Nov; 20(4):615-628. PMID: 28840375.
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    4. McGrattan KE, McFarland DH, Dean JC, Hill E, White DR, Martin-Harris B. Effect of Single-Use, Laser-Cut, Slow-Flow Nipples on Respiration and Milk Ingestion in Preterm Infants. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2017 Aug 15; 26(3):832-839. PMID: 28609542.
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    5. Hazelwood RJ, Armeson KE, Hill EG, Bonilha HS, Martin-Harris B. Identification of Swallowing Tasks From a Modified Barium Swallow Study That Optimize the Detection of Physiological Impairment. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2017 07 12; 60(7):1855-1863. PMID: 28614846.
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    6. McGrattan KE, McGhee H, DeToma A, Hill EG, Zyblewski SC, Lefton-Greif M, Halstead L, Bradley SM, Martin-Harris B. Dysphagia in infants with single ventricle anatomy following stage 1 palliation: Physiologic correlates and response to treatment. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 May; 12(3):382-388. PMID: 28244680.
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    7. Wallace K, DeToma A, Lewin DN, Sun S, Rockey D, Britten CD, Wu JD, Ba A, Alberg AJ, Hill EG. Racial Differences in Stage IV Colorectal Cancer Survival in Younger and Older Patients. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2017 Sep; 16(3):178-186. PMID: 28065664.
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    8. Anderson BJ, Wahlquist AE, Hill EG, Marshall DT, Kimchi ET, Staveley O'Carroll KF, Camp ER. The impact of metabolic syndrome on outcome and response to neoadjuvant chemoradiation in locally advanced rectal cancer patients. Int J Surg. 2016 Sep; 33 Pt A:8-12. PMID: 27432024.
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    9. House RP, Talwar S, Hazard ES, Hill EG, Palanisamy V. RNA-binding protein CELF1 promotes tumor growth and alters gene expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 22; 6(41):43620-34. PMID: 26498364; PMCID: PMC4791255.
    10. Van Poznak C, Somerfield MR, Bast RC, Cristofanilli M, Goetz MP, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Hicks DG, Hill EG, Liu MC, Lucas W, Mayer IA, Mennel RG, Symmans WF, Hayes DF, Harris LN. Use of Biomarkers to Guide Decisions on Systemic Therapy for Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Aug 20; 33(24):2695-704. PMID: 26195705.
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    11. Anderson BJ, Hill EG, Sweeney RE, Wahlquist AE, Marshall DT, Staveley O'Carroll KF, Cole DJ, Camp ER. The impact of surgical diversion before neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer. Am Surg. 2015 May; 81(5):444-9. PMID: 25975325.
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    12. Garner SS, Cox TH, Hill EG, Irving MG, Bissinger RL, Annibale DJ. Prospective, controlled study of an intervention to reduce errors in neonatal antibiotic orders. J Perinatol. 2015 Aug; 35(8):631-5. PMID: 25836318.
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    13. Wolf BJ, Slate EH, Hill EG. Ordinal Logic Regression: A classifier for discovering combinations of binary markers for ordinal outcomes. Comput Stat Data Anal. 2015 Feb 01; 82:152-163. PMID: 25892835.
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    14. Schwacke J, Millar TP, Hammond CE, Saha A, Hoffman BJ, Romagnuolo J, Hill EG, Smolka AJ. Discrimination of normal and esophageal cancer plasma proteomes by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Jun; 60(6):1645-54. PMID: 25577268.
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    15. Yeh ES, Abt MA, Hill EG. Regulation of cell survival by HUNK mediates breast cancer resistance to HER2 inhibitors. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jan; 149(1):91-8. PMID: 25515931; PMCID: PMC4342830.
    16. Martin-Harris B, McFarland D, Hill EG, Strange CB, Focht KL, Wan Z, Blair J, McGrattan K. Respiratory-swallow training in patients with head and neck cancer. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May; 96(5):885-93. PMID: 25498307; PMCID: PMC4410058.
    17. Qanungo S, Uys JD, Manevich Y, Distler AM, Shaner B, Hill EG, Mieyal JJ, Lemasters JJ, Townsend DM, Nieminen AL. N-acetyl-L-cysteine sensitizes pancreatic cancers to gemcitabine by targeting the NF?B pathway. Biomed Pharmacother. 2014 Sep; 68(7):855-64. PMID: 25257100; PMCID: PMC4461568.
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    19. Valerio MS, Herbert BA, Griffin AC, Wan Z, Hill EG, Kirkwood KL. MKP-1 signaling events are required for early osteoclastogenesis in lineage defined progenitor populations by disrupting RANKL-induced NFATc1 nuclear translocation. Bone. 2014 Mar; 60:16-25. PMID: 24269279; PMCID: PMC3945035.
    20. Arthur JM, Hill EG, Alge JL, Lewis EC, Neely BA, Janech MG, Tumlin JA, Chawla LS, Shaw AD. Evaluation of 32 urine biomarkers to predict the progression of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. Kidney Int. 2014 Feb; 85(2):431-8. PMID: 24005224; PMCID: PMC3880389.
    21. Xavier AC, Armeson KE, Hill EG, Costa LJ. Risk and outcome of non-Hodgkin lymphoma among classical Hodgkin lymphoma survivors. Cancer. 2013 Sep 15; 119(18):3385-92. PMID: 23797978; PMCID: PMC3862840.
    22. Alberg AJ, Armeson K, Pierce JS, Bielawski J, Bielawska A, Visvanathan K, Hill EG, Ogretmen B. Plasma sphingolipids and lung cancer: a population-based, nested case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Aug; 22(8):1374-82. PMID: 23749868; PMCID: PMC3733124.
    23. Costa LJ, Xavier AC, Wahlquist AE, Hill EG. Trends in survival of patients with Burkitt lymphoma/leukemia in the USA: an analysis of 3691 cases. Blood. 2013 Jun 13; 121(24):4861-6. PMID: 23641015; PMCID: PMC3682339.
    24. Talwar S, Balasubramanian S, Sundaramurthy S, House R, Wilusz CJ, Kuppuswamy D, D'Silva N, Gillespie MB, Hill EG, Palanisamy V. Overexpression of RNA-binding protein CELF1 prevents apoptosis and destabilizes pro-apoptotic mRNAs in oral cancer cells. RNA Biol. 2013 Feb; 10(2):277-86. PMID: 23324604; PMCID: PMC3594286.
    25. Wallace K, Hill EG, Lewin DN, Williamson G, Oppenheimer S, Ford ME, Wargovich MJ, Berger FG, Bolick SW, Thomas MB, Alberg AJ. Racial disparities in advanced-stage colorectal cancer survival. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Mar; 24(3):463-71. PMID: 23296454; PMCID: PMC3574218.
    26. Cunningham JE, Walters CA, Hill EG, Ford ME, Barker-Elamin T, Bennett CL. Mind the gap: racial differences in breast cancer incidence and biologic phenotype, but not stage, among low-income women participating in a government-funded screening program. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jan; 137(2):589-98. PMID: 23239148; PMCID: PMC3660400.
    27. Wolf BJ, Hill EG, Slate EH, Neumann CA, Kistner-Griffin E. LBoost: A boosting algorithm with application for epistasis discovery. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e47281. PMID: 23144812; PMCID: PMC3493573.
    28. Gullung JL, Hill EG, Castell DO, Martin-Harris B. Oropharyngeal and esophageal swallowing impairments: their association and the predictive value of the modified barium swallow impairment profile and combined multichannel intraluminal impedance-esophageal manometry. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Nov; 121(11):738-45. PMID: 23193907.
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    29. Armeson KE, Hill EG, Costa LJ. Tandem autologous vs autologous plus reduced intensity allogeneic transplantation in the upfront management of multiple myeloma: meta-analysis of trials with biological assignment. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):562-7. PMID: 22964593.
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    30. Bonilha HS, Humphries K, Blair J, Hill EG, McGrattan K, Carnes B, Huda W, Martin-Harris B. Radiation exposure time during MBSS: influence of swallowing impairment severity, medical diagnosis, clinician experience, and standardized protocol use. Dysphagia. 2013 Mar; 28(1):77-85. PMID: 22692431; PMCID: PMC3477506.
    31. Wright S, Armeson K, Hill EG, Streck C, Leddy L, Cole D, Esnaola N, Camp ER. The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in select sarcoma patients: a meta-analysis. Am J Surg. 2012 Oct; 204(4):428-33. PMID: 22578407.
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    32. Slate EH, Hill EG. Discovering factors influencing examiner agreement for periodontal measures. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2012 Feb; 40 Suppl 1:21-7. PMID: 22369705; PMCID: PMC3294374.
    33. Cartmell KB, Miner C, Carpenter MJ, Vitoc CS, Biggers S, Onicescu G, Hill EG, Nickerson BC, Alberg AJ. Secondhand smoke exposure in young people and parental rules against smoking at home and in the car. Public Health Rep. 2011 Jul-Aug; 126(4):575-82. PMID: 21800752; PMCID: PMC3115217.
    34. Miller PM, Heideman PW, Ravenel MC, Spangler JG, Mauldin MP, Hill EG, Onicescu G. Preliminary development and evaluation of online tobacco and alcohol modules for dental students. J Dent Educ. 2011 Jun; 75(6):791-6. PMID: 21642525.
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    35. Reeves TD, Hill EG, Armeson KE, Gillespie MB. Cetuximab therapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review of the data. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 May; 144(5):676-84. PMID: 21493327.
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    36. Yuen HK, Wiegand RE, Hill EG, Magruder KM, Slate EH, Salinas CF, London SD. Factors associated with toothache among African American adolescents living in rural South Carolina. Soc Work Public Health. 2011; 26(7):695-707. PMID: 22085328; PMCID: PMC3515648.
    37. Wolf BJ, Hill EG, Slate EH. Logic Forest: an ensemble classifier for discovering logical combinations of binary markers. Bioinformatics. 2010 Sep 01; 26(17):2183-9. PMID: 20628070; PMCID: PMC3025651.
    38. Onicescu G, Hill EG, Lawson AB, Korte JE, Gillespie MB. Joint disease mapping of cervical and male oropharyngeal cancer incidence in blacks and whites in South Carolina. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2010 Jul; 1(2-3):133-41. PMID: 20563237.
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    39. Alanis MC, Goodnight WH, Hill EG, Robinson CJ, Villers MS, Johnson DD. Maternal super-obesity (body mass index > or = 50) and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010 Jul; 89(7):924-30. PMID: 20438391; PMCID: PMC3316123.
    40. Varma A, Hill EG, Nicholas J, Selassie A. Predictors of early mortality after traumatic spinal cord injury: a population-based study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 01; 35(7):778-83. PMID: 20228715.
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    41. Gochnauer AC, Trivedi RH, Hill EG, Wilson ME. Interocular axial length difference as a predictor of postoperative visual acuity after unilateral pediatric cataract extraction with primary IOL implantation. J AAPOS. 2010 Feb; 14(1):20-4. PMID: 20227617.
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    42. Yuen HK, Onicescu G, Hill EG, Jenkins C. A survey of oral health education provided by certified diabetes educators. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Apr; 88(1):48-55. PMID: 20079551; PMCID: PMC2837778.
    43. Robinson CJ, Hill EG, Alanis MC, Chang EY, Johnson DD, Almeida JS. Examining the effect of maternal obesity on outcome of labor induction in patients with preeclampsia. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2010; 29(4):446-56. PMID: 20818957; PMCID: PMC3192401.
    44. Lin YW, Beharry ZM, Hill EG, Song JH, Wang W, Xia Z, Zhang Z, Aplan PD, Aster JC, Smith CD, Kraft AS. A small molecule inhibitor of Pim protein kinases blocks the growth of precursor T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma. Blood. 2010 Jan 28; 115(4):824-33. PMID: 19965690; PMCID: PMC2941996.
    45. Saunders LL, Selassie AW, Hill EG, Horner MD, Nicholas JS, Lackland DT, Corrigan JD. Pre-existing health conditions and repeat traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Nov; 90(11):1853-9. PMID: 19887208.
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    46. Schwacke JH, Hill EG, Krug EL, Comte-Walters S, Schey KL. iQuantitator: a tool for protein expression inference using iTRAQ. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Oct 18; 10:342. PMID: 19835628; PMCID: PMC2770557.
    47. Saunders LL, Selassie AW, Hill EG, Nicholas JS, Horner MD, Corrigan JD, Lackland DT. A population-based study of repetitive traumatic brain injury among persons with traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2009 Oct; 23(11):866-72. PMID: 20100122.
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    48. Karpievitch YV, Hill EG, Leclerc AP, Dabney AR, Almeida JS. An introspective comparison of random forest-based classifiers for the analysis of cluster-correlated data by way of RF++. PLoS One. 2009 Sep 18; 4(9):e7087. PMID: 19763254; PMCID: PMC2739274.
    49. Zyblewski SC, Hill EG, Shirali G, Atz A, Forbus G, Gonzalez J, Hlavacek A. Chromosomal anomalies influence parental treatment decisions in relation to prenatally diagnosed congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009 Nov; 30(8):1105-11. PMID: 19705187; PMCID: PMC4356125.
    50. Matheson EM, Mainous AG, Hill EG, Carnemolla MA. Shellfish consumption and risk of coronary heart disease. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Aug; 109(8):1422-6. PMID: 19631050.
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    51. Saunders LL, Selassie AW, Hill EG, Nicholas JS, Varma AK, Lackland DT, Patel SJ. Traumatic spinal cord injury mortality, 1981-1998. J Trauma. 2009 Jan; 66(1):184-90. PMID: 19131823.
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    52. Zhou H, Lawson AB, Hebert JR, Slate EH, Hill EG. Joint spatial survival modeling for the age at diagnosis and the vital outcome of prostate cancer. Stat Med. 2008 Aug 15; 27(18):3612-28. PMID: 18416442; PMCID: PMC3417137.
    53. Fyffe DC, Brown EL, Sirey JA, Hill EG, Bruce ML. Older home-care patients' preferred approaches to depression care: a pilot study. J Gerontol Nurs. 2008 Aug; 34(8):17-22. PMID: 18714602; PMCID: PMC3672860.
    54. Hill EG, Schwacke JH, Comte-Walters S, Slate EH, Oberg AL, Eckel-Passow JE, Therneau TM, Schey KL. A statistical model for iTRAQ data analysis. J Proteome Res. 2008 Aug; 7(8):3091-101. PMID: 18578521; PMCID: PMC2722948.
    55. Zhou H, Lawson AB, Hebert JR, Slate EH, Hill EG. A Bayesian hierarchical modeling approach for studying the factors affecting the stage at diagnosis of prostate cancer. Stat Med. 2008 Apr 30; 27(9):1468-89. PMID: 17708511.
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    56. Tutuian R, Vela MF, Hill EG, Mainie I, Agrawal A, Castell DO. Characteristics of symptomatic reflux episodes on Acid suppressive therapy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 May; 103(5):1090-6. PMID: 18445095.
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    57. Koya DL, Hill EG, Darden PM. The effect of vaccinated children on increased hepatitis B immunization among high-risk adults. Am J Public Health. 2008 May; 98(5):832-8. PMID: 18382000; PMCID: PMC2374825.
    58. Oberg AL, Mahoney DW, Eckel-Passow JE, Malone CJ, Wolfinger RD, Hill EG, Cooper LT, Onuma OK, Spiro C, Therneau TM, Bergen HR. Statistical analysis of relative labeled mass spectrometry data from complex samples using ANOVA. J Proteome Res. 2008 Jan; 7(1):225-33. PMID: 18173221; PMCID: PMC2528956.
    59. Scheurer MA, Hill EG, Vasuki N, Maurer S, Graham EM, Bandisode V, Shirali GS, Atz AM, Bradley SM. Survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: analysis of preoperative risk factors. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jul; 134(1):82-9, 89.e1-2. PMID: 17599490.
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    60. Powell CK, Hill EG, Clancy DE. The relationship between health literacy and diabetes knowledge and readiness to take health actions. Diabetes Educ. 2007 Jan-Feb; 33(1):144-51. PMID: 17272800.
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    61. Karpievitch YV, Hill EG, Smolka AJ, Morris JS, Coombes KR, Baggerly KA, Almeida JS. PrepMS: TOF MS data graphical preprocessing tool. Bioinformatics. 2007 Jan 15; 23(2):264-5. PMID: 17121773; PMCID: PMC2633108.
    62. Hill EG, Slate EH, Wiegand RE, Grossi SG, Salinas CF. Study design for calibration of clinical examiners measuring periodontal parameters. J Periodontol. 2006 Jul; 77(7):1129-41. PMID: 16805674.
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    63. Mishima N, Hoffman S, Hill EG, Krug EL. Chick embryos exposed to trichloroethylene in an ex ovo culture model show selective defects in early endocardial cushion tissue formation. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2006 Jul; 76(7):517-27. PMID: 16933305.
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    64. Waller LA, Hill EG, Rudd RA. The geography of power: statistical performance of tests of clusters and clustering in heterogeneous populations. Stat Med. 2006 Mar 15; 25(5):853-65. PMID: 16453372.
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    65. Sullivan SA, Hill EG, Newman RB, Menard MK. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist density is inversely associated with maternal mortality ratios. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep; 193(3 Pt 2):1083-8. PMID: 16157116.
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