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William H. Warren, MD

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  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Residency: University of Toronto Hospitals - Surgery
  Rush University Medical Center - Pathology
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer surgery, lung
  • Chest wall reconstruction
  • Esophagectomy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Tracheobronchial stents
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Research Interests:
  • Tumor biology
  • Tracheobronchial stents
  • Esophageal stents
  • Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Neighbor influence on evacuation behavior in virtual and real environments.
    Kinateder M, Warren W
    J Vis
    2015 Sep 1
  2. Behavioral dynamics of visually-guided heading alignment in pedestrian following.
    Dachner G, Warren W
    J Vis
    2015 Sep 1
  3. The visual coupling between neighbors in a virtual crowd.
    Warren W, Rio K
    J Vis
    2015 Sep 1
  4. Intercepting a learned moving target: On-line or model-based control?
    Zhao H, Warren W
    J Vis
    2015 Sep 1
  5. Environmental stability modulates the role of path integration in human navigation.
    Zhao M, Warren WH
    2015 Sep
  6. Automated Imaging and Analysis of the Hemagglutination Inhibition Assay.
    Nguyen M, Fries K, Khoury R, Zheng L, Hu B, Hildreth SW, Parkhill R, Warren W
    J Lab Autom
    2015 Oct 13
  7. Survival Benefit of Surgery after Chemoradiotherapy for Stage III (N0-2) Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Is Dependent on Pathologic Nodal Response.
    Ziel E, Hermann G, Sen N, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Fidler MJ, Batus M, Warren WH, Chmielewski G, Sher DJ
    J Thorac Oncol
    2015 Oct
  8. On-line and model-based approaches to the visual control of action.
    Zhao H, Warren WH
    Vision Res.
    2015 May
    110(Pt B):190-202.
  9. How you get there from here: interaction of visual landmarks and path integration in human navigation.
    Zhao M, Warren WH
    Psychol Sci
    2015 Jun
  10. Active and passive spatial learning in human navigation: acquisition of graph knowledge.
    Chrastil ER, Warren WH
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn
    2015 Jul
  11. Pneumothorax effects on pulmonary acoustic transmission.
    Mansy HA, Balk RA, Warren WH, Royston TJ, Dai Z, Peng Y, Sandler RH
    J. Appl. Physiol.
    2015 Aug 1
  12. Angiogenesis Biomarkers May Be Useful in the Management of Patients With Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules.
    Seder CW, Kubasiak JC, Pithadia R, Basu S, Fhied C, Tarhoni I, Davila E, Alnajjar H, Chmielewski GW, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA
    Ann. Thorac. Surg.
    2015 Aug
  13. Circulating Angiogenesis Biomarkers Are Associated With Disease Progression in Lung Adenocarcinoma.
    Daly S, Kubasiak JC, Rinewalt D, Pithadia R, Basu S, Fhied C, Lobato GC, Seder CW, Hong E, Warren WH, Chmielewski G, Liptay MJ, Bonomi P, Borgia JA
    Ann. Thorac. Surg.
    2014 Oct 6
  14. A new measure of the CoP trajectory in postural sway: dynamics of heading change.
    Rhea CK, Kiefer AW, Haran FJ, Glass SM, Warren WH
    Med Eng Phys
    2014 Nov
  15. Does the human odometer use an extrinsic or intrinsic metric?
    Chrastil ER, Warren WH
    Atten Percept Psychophys
    2014 Jan
  16. Entrainment to a real time fractal visual stimulus modulates fractal gait dynamics.
    Rhea CK, Kiefer AW, D'Andrea SE, Warren WH, Aaron RK
    Hum Mov Sci
    2014 Aug
  17. From cognitive maps to cognitive graphs.
    Chrastil ER, Warren WH
    PLoS ONE
  18. Follow the leader: visual control of speed in pedestrian following.
    Rio KW, Rhea CK, Warren WH
    J Vis
  19. Active and passive spatial learning in human navigation: acquisition of survey knowledge.
    Chrastil ER, Warren WH
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn
    2013 Sep
  20. Patterns of regional failure in stage III non-small cell lung cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy and resection.
    Garg S, Gielda BT, Turian JV, Liptay M, Warren WH, Bonomi P, Sher DJ
    Pract Radiat Oncol
    2013 Oct-Dec
  21. Functional analysis of the integrator subunit 12 identifies a microdomain that mediates activation of the Drosophila integrator complex.
    Chen J, Waltenspiel B, Warren WD, Wagner EJ
    J. Biol. Chem.
    2013 Feb 15
  22. Do walkers follow their heads? Investigating the role of head rotation in locomotor control.
    Cinelli M, Warren WH
    Exp Brain Res
    2012 Jun
  23. A predictive biomimetic model of cytokine release induced by TGN1412 and other therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.
    Dhir V, Fort M, Mahmood A, Higbee R, Warren W, Narayanan P, Wittman V
    J Immunotoxicol
    2012 Jan-Mar
  24. Anterior mediastinal mass secondary to histoplasmosis.
    Shersher DD, Hong E, Breard J, Warren WH, Liptay MJ.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2012
    2012 Jan
    93(1):e9-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.07.093.
  25. Active and passive contributions to spatial learning.
    Chrastil ER, Warren WH
    Psychon Bull Rev
    2012 Feb
  26. Prognostic Significance of Weight Gain During Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
    Sher DJ, Gielda BT, Liptay MJ, Warren WH, Batus M, Fidler MJ, Garg S, Bonomi P.
    Clin Lung Cancer. 2012
    2012 Dec 20. doi:pii: S1525-7304(12)00263-X. 10.1016/j.cllc.2012.10.009. [Epub ahead of print]
  27. An RNAi screen identifies additional members of the Drosophila Integrator complex and a requirement for cyclin C/Cdk8 in snRNA 3'-end formation.
    Chen J, Ezzeddine N, Waltenspiel B, Albrecht TR, Warren WD, Marzluff WF, Wagner EJ
    2012 Dec
  28. Does this computational theory solve the right problem? Marr, Gibson, and the goal of vision.
    Warren WH
  29. Emerging role of apelin as a therapeutic target in cancer: a patent review.
    Rayalam S, Della-Fera MA, Kasser T, Warren W, Baile CA
    Recent Pat Anticancer Drug Discov
    2011 Sep
  30. Weight gain in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer patients during treatment with split-course concurrent chemoradiotherapy is associated with superior survival.
    Gielda BT, Mehta P, Khan A, Marsh JC, Zusag TW, Warren WH, Fidler MJ, Abrams RA, Bonomi P, Liptay M, Faber LP.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011
    2011 Nov 15
    81(4):985-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.06.059. Epub 2010 Oct 6.
  31. Biomarkers of the insulin-like growth factor pathway predict progression and outcome in lung cancer.
    Shersher DD, Vercillo MS, Fhied C, Basu S, Rouhi O, Mahon B, Coon JS, Warren WH, Faber LP, Hong E, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2011
    2011 Nov
    92(5):1805-11; discussion 1811. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.06.058. Epub 2011 Sep 25.
  32. Split-course chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a single-institution experience of 144 patients.
    Gielda BT, Marsh JC, Zusag TW, Faber LP, Liptay M, Basu S, Warren WH, Fidler MJ, Batus M, Abrams RA, Bonomi P.
    J Thorac Oncol. 2011
    2011 Jun
    6(6):1079-86. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3182199a7c.
  33. Neoadjuvant chemoradiation for clinically advanced non-small cell lung cancer: an analysis of 233 patients.
    Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Bonomi P, Warren WH, Basu S, Farlow EC, Faber LP.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2011
    2011 Jul
    92(1):233-41; discussion 241-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.03.001. Epub 2011 May 28.
  34. A subset of Drosophila integrator proteins is essential for efficient U7 snRNA and spliceosomal snRNA 3'-end formation.
    Ezzeddine N, Chen J, Waltenspiel B, Burch B, Albrecht T, Zhuo M, Warren WD, Marzluff WF, Wagner EJ
    Mol. Cell. Biol.
    2011 Jan
  35. Prognostic value of xanthine oxidoreductase expression in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
    Kim AW, Batus M, Myint R, Fidler MJ, Basu S, Bonomi P, Faber LP, Wightman SC, Warren WH, McIntire M, Arvanitis LD, Gattuso P, Xu X, Liptay MJ.
    Lung Cancer. 2011
    2011 Feb
    71(2):186-90. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2010.05.006. Epub 2010 Jun 8.
  36. Adenocarcinoma in a 40-year-old colonic interposition treated with Ivor Lewis esophagectomy and esophagogastric anastomosis.
    Shersher DD, Hong E, Warren W, Penfield Faber L, Liptay MJ.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2011
    2011 Dec
    92(6):e113-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.06.025.
  37. A multi-analyte serum test for the detection of non-small cell lung cancer
    Farlow EC, Vercillo MS, Coon JS, Basu S, Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA
    Br J Cancer
    2010 Oct 12
  38. Bilobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: a search for clinical factors that may affect perioperative morbidity and long-term survival.
    Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Shah ND, Basu S, Liptay MJ.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010
    2010 Mar
    139(3):606-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.05.044. Epub 2009 Aug 25.
  39. Age is a strong risk factor for atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy.
    Hollings DD, Higgins RS, Faber LP, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Basu S, Kim AW.
    Am J Surg. 2010
    2010 Apr
    199(4):558-61. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.11.006.
  40. The incidence of perioperative anastomotic complications after sleeve lobectomy is not increased after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.
    Milman S, Kim AW, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Miller C, Basu S, Faber LP.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2009
    2009 Sep
    88(3):945-50; discussion 950-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.084.
  41. Pneumonectomy after chemoradiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer: does side really matter?
    Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Basu S, Wightman SC, Weber JA, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2009
    2009 Sep
    88(3):937-43; discussion 944. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.04.102.
  42. An unusual case of Aspergillus fibrosing mediastinitis.
    Wightman SC, Kim AW, Proia LA, Faber LP, Gattuso P, Warren WH, Liptay MJ.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2009
    2009 Oct
    88(4):1352-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.02.087.
  43. Establishment of a multi-analyte serum biomarker panel to identify lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer.
    Borgia JA, Basu S, Faber LP, Kim AW, Coon JS, Kaiser-Walters KA, Fhied C, Thomas S, Rouhi O, Warren WH, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ.
    J Thorac Oncol. 2009
    2009 Mar
    4(3):338-47. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181982abf.
  44. Diffusion lung capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is an independent prognostic factor for long-term survival after curative lung resection for cancer.
    Liptay MJ, Basu S, Hoaglin MC, Freedman N, Faber LP, Warren WH, Hammoud ZT, Kim AW.
    J Surg Oncol. 2009
    2009 Dec 15
    100(8):703-7. doi: 10.1002/jso.21407.
  45. Endobronchial colorectal metastasis versus primary lung cancer: a tale of two sleeve right upper lobectomies.
    Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Saclarides TJ, Warren WH.
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009
    2009 Aug
    9(2):379-81. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.207555. Epub 2009 May 8.
  46. Repeat pulmonary resection for metachronous colorectal carcinoma is beneficial.
    Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Saclarides TJ, Carhill AA, Basu S, Choh MS, Liptay MJ.
    Surgery. 2008
    2008 Oct
    144(4):712-7; discussion 717-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2008.07.007. Epub 2008 Aug 29.
  47. Management of malignant pleural effusions using the Pleur(x) catheter.
    Warren WH, Kalimi R, Khodadadian LM, Kim AW.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2008
    2008 Mar
    85(3):1049-55. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.11.039.
  48. Utility of silicone esophageal bypass stents in the management of delayed complex esophageal disruptions.
    Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Snow N, Donahue P, Warren WH.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2008
    2008 Jun
    85(6):1962-7; discussion 1967. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.02.043.
  49. Identification of clinical factors predicting Pleurx catheter removal in patients treated for malignant pleural effusion
    Warren WH, Kim AW, Liptay MJ
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
    2008 Jan
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