Peer Reviewed Publications

Johnston JC, Haile A, Wang D, Ronnett G, Jones LC. Dexamethasone treatment alters function of adipocytes from a mesenchymal stromal cell line. Biochem Biophys Res Communications. 2014 Sep 5;451(4):473-9.

Strike SA, Johnston JC, Farjoodi P. Septic elbow in the setting of neuropathic joint as the initial presentation of a cervical syrinx. Orthopedics. 2011 April 11;34 (4).

Papp DF, Johnston JC, Carrino JA, McCarthy EF, Frassica FJ. Immersion education for orthopaedic pathology: a review of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination and American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification. JBJS Am. 2010 Dec;92 Suppl 2:152-60. Review.

Goddard MS, Reid KR, Johnston JC, Khanuja HS. Atraumatic bilateral femur fracture in long-term bisphosphonate use. Orthopedics. 2009 Aug;32(8).

Makino H, Tajiri T, Miyashita M, Sasajima K, Anbazhagan R, Johnston JC, Gabrielson E,: Differential expression of TCEAL1 in esophageal cancers by custom cDNA microarray analysis; Diseases of the Esophagus. 2005;18 (1):37-40

Kari L, Loboda A, Nebozhyn M, Rook AH,Vonderheid EC, Nichols C, Virok D,Chang C, Horng WH, Johnston JC, Wysocka M, Showe MK, Showe LC : Classification and prediction of survival in patients with the leukemic phase of cutaneous T cell lymphoma; Journal of Experimental Medicine, 2003; 197:1477-88.

Anbazhagan R, Bornman DM, Johnston JC, Westra WH, Gabrielson E: The S387Y mutations of the transforming growth factor-beta receptor type I gene is uncommon in metastases of breast cancer and other common types of adenocarcinoma; Cancer Research 1999; 59: 3363-4. 1999:

Anbazhagan R, Tihan T, Bornman DM, Johnston JC, Saltz JH, Weigering A, Piantadosi, Gabrielson E: Classification of small cell lung cancer and pulmonary carcinoid by gene expression profiles; Cancer Research 1999; 59: 5119-22.

Presentations/ Abstracts

Johnston JC “Preventing the Next Fragility introduction to a Fracture Liaison Service Model that works well in Maine“. Presented at Maine Orthopedic Society Winter Meeting 2/27/16 Sugarloaf Ski Resort

Johnston JC and Calkins S: “Preventing Fractures in patients over 50”…An introduction to two innovative and complementary Osteoporosis management programs currently in use at MaineGeneral. Presented at MaineGeneral Grand Rounds 1/14/2016, Augusta, Maine.

Stevens KN and Johnston JC, “Osteoporotic Hip Fractures in Maine: the Oldest State in the Country: A Retrospective Study of 374 Hip Fractures Treated from 2011-2013, with Two-Year Outcome Data on 98 Patients, Presented at National Osteoporosis Foundation Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis 2015 (ISO15) 5/21/15, Poster and Podium Presentation, Washington DC.

Stevens KN and Johnston JC “A Descriptive Study of Hip Fractures at MaineGeneral Medical Center, 2011-2013” Presented at Maine Orthopedic Society Winter Meeting 3/9/15 Sugarloaf Ski Resort

Johnston JC, Haile A, Wang D, Jones LC. Dexamethasone Treatment of Adipocytes Derived from a Mesenchymal Stem Cell Line Alters mRNA and Protein Expression of Key Adipokines in a Model of Glucocorticoid-Associated Osteonecrosis and Osteoporosis. Poster Presented at Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society. Long Beach, CA February 2011.

Johnston JC, Reid K ,Osgood G. Femoral Neck Fracture in Young Patient: Is time to reduction or quality of reduction more important in preventing osteonecrosis?: A case report and literature review. Poster Presented at AO North America Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines meeting, Phoenix, AZ, November 2010.

Papp D, Johnston JC, Weber K, McCarthy E, Frassica F. Scientific Exhibit No. SE87, Immersion Education for Orthopaedic Pathology: An OITE/ABOS Review. Presented at Annual Meeting AAOS, New Orleans, LA, February 2010.

Talbott JA, Coale R, Fox S, Nizza D, Penziner A, Bonner A, Cook L, Cook T, Faber S, Friedlander A, Johnston JC, Lazusky H, Lenhart A, Proctor C, Radano MC, Retener N, Tillipman H: Professionalism: Web-based student peer review: The birth, life and change of a unique system for students. Poster presented at the American Association of Medical Colleges, Boston, MA, November 5-10, 2004.

Talbott JA, Blake M, Bonner A, Cohen M, Cook L, Cook T, Faber S, Friedlander A, Johnston JC, Lazusky H, Lenhart A, Proctor C, Radano MC, Retener N, Segal A, Schreiber J, Tillipman H: Professionalism: The power of student action: How a student advisory committee changed the world. Poster presented at the American Association of Medical Colleges, Boston, MA, November 5-10, 2004.

Posner J, Lee J, Hawkins L, Johnston JC, Durbin D. Home safety knowledge and practices in an urban community; American Pediatric Society / Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting Platform poster presentation. Baltimore, MD. May 6, 2002.

Makino H, Sasajima K, Miyashita M,Hutami R, Onda M, Gabrielson E, Anbazhagan R, Johnston JC: cDNA Array Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Between Esophageal Carcinoma and Normal Esophageal Mucosa; American Association of Cancer Research Poster Presentation. March 27, 2001

Departmental Publications

Frassica FJ (Editor), Papp D, Mesfin A, Farjoodi P, Johnston J (Assistant Editors) "2009 and 2010 Edition of James F. Wenz M.D. Orthopaedic Surgery Resident survival guide" Available at

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Maryland Medical Center