Ongoing Research Projects

  • Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Phase IV Study to Evaluate the Effect of Aclidinium Bromide on Long-term Cardiovascular Safety and COPD Exacerbations in Patients with Moderate to Very Severe COPD (ASCENT COPD) LAS-MD-45 – 01/01/2014 – 12/31/2016 – $190,500
  • One CF LLC2, Columbia Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary & Gastrointestinal Center, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – 7/1/15 – 6/30/18 – Total Award $38,870
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation “Program for Adult Care Excellence – PACE” – 7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016 – Total Award $25,000
  • NIH grant “HuR in Allergic Asthma and T Cell Differentiation” – 7/1/2015-6/30/2020 – Total Award $1,812,528
  • Effects of Statins on Prognosis in Cancer Patients. Retrospective analysis. University of Missouri-Columbia. 2007 – Present.
  • Early Mobility in the Intensive Care Unit, Quality Improvement Project, University of Missouri-Columbia. 2011 – Present.
  • Patient Reminders Prior to Bronchoscopy, Quality Improvement Project, University of Missouri-Columbia. 2013 – Present.
  • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders and other Sleep Disorders.
  • Multiple ongoing research projects related to the Unified Airway Model.

Recent Publications

  • Regunath H. Chinnakotla B, Rojas-Moreno C, Salzer W, Hughes NJ, Sangha H. A Case of Fatal Human Rabies Caused by Tricolored Bat-Associated Rabies Virus Presenting Like Serotonin Syndrome. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar 21. pii: 15-0852.
  • Oba Y, Sarva ST, Dias S. Efficacy and safety of long-acting β-agonist/long-acting muscarinic antagonist combinations in COPD: a network meta-analysis. Thorax. 2016 Jan;71(1):15-25. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206732. Epub 2015 Oct 21
  • Oba Y, Lone N. Comparative efficacy of long-acting muscarinic antagonists in preventing COPD exacerbations: a network meta-analysis and meta-regression. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2015, Vol. 9(1) 3-15.
  • Collaborating author/investigator. Silvestri GA et al. “A Bronchial Genomic Classifier for the Diagnostic Evaluation of Lung Cancer”. NEJM. 2015 July16; 373(3): 243-251.
  • Oba Y, Lone N. Mortality benefit of vasopressor and inotropic agents in septic shock: A Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Crit Care. 2014 Oct;29(5):706-10.
  • Oba Y, Lone N. Comparative efficacy of inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta agonist combinations in preventing COPD exacerbations: a Bayesian network meta-analysis. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2014:9 469-479
  • Peralta R and Guntur VP (invited author). “Safety and efficacy of electronic cigarettes: a review”. Missouri Medicine. 2014 May-June; 111(3): 238-244.