Dr. Douglas J. Turner M.D.
Surgeon22 S Greene St Baltimore MD, 21201
Dr. Douglas Turner is a general surgeon practicing in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Turner specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Turner provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med, Baltimore Md 1994
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1994
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Polyamines regulate beta-catenin tyrosine phosphorylation via Ca(2+) during intestinal epithelial cell migration.
- Activation of TGF-beta-Smad signaling pathway following polyamine depletion in intestinal epithelial cells.
- Akt kinase activation blocks apoptosis in intestinal epithelial cells by inhibiting caspase-3 after polyamine depletion.
- TRPC1 functions as a store-operated Ca2+ channel in intestinal epithelial cells and regulates early mucosal restitution after wounding.
- Induced TRPC1 expression sensitizes intestinal epithelial cells to apoptosis by inhibiting NF-kappaB activation through Ca2+ influx.
- Polyamines are required for phospholipase C-gamma1 expression promoting intestinal epithelial restitution after wounding.
- Induced JunD in intestinal epithelial cells represses CDK4 transcription through its proximal promoter region following polyamine depletion.
- p53-dependent NDRG1 expression induces inhibition of intestinal epithelial cell proliferation but not apoptosis after polyamine depletion.
- Polyamines are required for expression of Toll-like receptor 2 modulating intestinal epithelial barrier integrity.
- Polyamines regulate the stability of activating transcription factor-2 mRNA through RNA-binding protein HuR in intestinal epithelial cells.
- Induced TRPC1 expression increases protein phosphatase 2A sensitizing intestinal epithelial cells to apoptosis through inhibition of NF-kappaB activation.
- Sphingosine-1-phosphate protects intestinal epithelial cells from apoptosis through the Akt signaling pathway.
- Management of adrenal lesions.
- Polyamines regulate E-cadherin transcription through c-Myc modulating intestinal epithelial barrier function.
- Surgical site infection prevention: the importance of operative duration and blood transfusion--results of the first American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Best Practices Initiative.
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Thyroid Cancer
- Vascular Disease
- Graves' Disease
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