Eleanor Fallon, MD
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Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Residency: General Surgery - Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
Memberships in Societies:
American College of Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology
The Miriam Hospital
Fallon, E.A., Chung, C.S., Heffernan, D.S., Chen, Y., de Paepe, M., Ayala, A. “Survival and pulmonary injury after neonatal sepsis: PD1:PDL1’s contributions to mouse and human immunopathology.” Frontiers of Immunology. [submitted for publication]
Fallon, E.A., Miner T.J. “Malignant Bowel Obstruction in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The American Surgeon. (ASU-20-0292) [accepted for publication]
Cohen J.T., Fallon E.A., Charpentier K.P., Cioffi W.G., Miner T.J. “Improving the value of palliative surgery by optimizing patient selection: The role of long-term survival on high impact palliative intent operations.” Am J Surg. 2020 Sep 6:S0002-9610(20)30526-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.08.034. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32980077.
Cheng T., Bai J., Chung C.S., Chen Y., Fallon E.A., Ayala A. Herpes Virus Entry Mediator (HVEM) Expression Promotes Inflammation/ Organ Injury in Response to Experimental Indirect-Acute Lung Injury. Shock. 2019 Apr;51(4):487-494. PMID: 30531604
Rossi AL, Le M, Chung CS, Yaping C, Fallon EA, Matoso A, Xu S, Chun T, Erickson C, Ayala A. “A Novel Role for Programmed Cell Death Receptor Ligand 2 (PD-L2) in Sepsis-Induced Hepatic Dysfunction.” American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology. 2019 Jan 1;316(1):G106-G114. PMID: 30431333
Lomas-Neira J., Monaghan S.F., Huang X., Fallon E.A., Chung C.S., Ayala A. “Novel Role for PD-1:PD-L1 as Mediator of Pulmonary Vascular Endothelial Cell Functions in Pathogenesis of Indirect ARDS in Mice.” Frontiers in Immunology. 2018 Dec 20;9:3030. PMID: 30619369
Chun, T.T., Chung, C.S., Fallon, E.A., Hutchins, N., Clarke, E., Rossi, A.L., Cioffi, W., Heffernan, D.S., Ayala, A. “Group 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2s) are key mediators of the inflammatory response in polymicrobial sepsis.” American Journal of Pathology. 2018 Sep;188(9):2097-2108. Epub 2018 Jun 20. PMID: 29935165.
Fallon, E.A., Chun, T.T., Young, W.A., Gray, C., Ayala A., Heffernan, D.S. “Program Cell Death Receptor-1-Mediated Invariant Natural Killer T-Cell Control of Peritoneal Macrophage Modulates Survival in Neonatal Sepsis.” Frontiers in Immunology. 2017 Nov 20;8:1469. PMID: 29209308
Fallon EA, Biron-Girard B, Chung CS, Lomas-Neira J, Heffernan DS, Monaghan S, Ayala A. “A Novel Role for Co-inhibitory Receptors/Checkpoint Proteins in the Immunopathology of Sepsis.” Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 2 Feb 2018. PMID: 29393983
Biron, B., Chung, C.S., Chen, Y., Wilson, Z., Fallon, E.A., Reichner, J., Ayala, A. “PAD4 Deficiency Leads to Decreased Organ Dysfunction and Improved Survival in a Dual Insult Model of Hemorrhagic Shock and Sepsis” Journal of Immunology. 2018 Mar 1;200(5):1817-1828. PMID: 29374076
Cheng, T., Bai, J., Chung, C.S., Chen, Y., Fallon, E.A., Ayala, A. “HVEM Expression Promotes Inflammation/ Organ Injury in response to experimental iALI.” Shock. 2018 May 4. E-pub ahead of print.
Young WA, Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Efron PA, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. Improved survival after induction of sepsis by cecal slurry in PD-1 knockout murine neonates. Surgery. 2016. PMID: 28012568
Stephen AH, Fallon EA, Kalife E, Wanebo H. Radiation-associated sarcoma after recurrent colorectal primary tumor: A complex surgical case. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015 Nov;112(6):658-61. PMID: 26430853.
Fallon EA, Ha AY, Merck DL, Ciullo SS, Luks FI. Interactive Instrument-Driven Image Display in Laparoscopic Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech. 2015 Jun;25(6):531-5. PMID: 25942694
Rosengart TK, Fallon E, Crystal RG. Cardiac Biointerventions: Whatever happened to stem cell and gene therapy?. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. 2012 May; 7(3): 173-9. PMID: 22885457.
Rosengart, TK, Romeiser, JL, White, LJ, Fratello A, Fallon, E, Senzel, L, Shroyer AL. “Platelet activity measure by a rapid turnaround assay identifies coronary artery bypass grafting patients at increased risk for bleeding and transfusion complications after clopidogrel administration.” The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013 Nov;146(5):1259-1266. PMID: 23953984
Fallon EA, Cabral D, Belenky P, Chung CS, Ayala A. “Checkpoint Proteins and the Microbiome: Changes in the Peritoneal and Terminal Ileum Microbiota in the Presence/Absence of Programmed Cell Death Receptor-1 (PD-1) in Murine Neonates.” American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018.
Fallon, E.A., Blakely, A.M., Charpentier, K.P., Cioffi, W.G., Miner, T.J. “A Critical Evaluation of Quality Assessment in Surgical Oncology Operations Performed with Palliative Intent.” Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting. March 2018.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, De Paepe M, Chung CS, Ayala A. “Survival and pulmonary injury after neonatal sepsis: PD-1:PD-L1’s contributions to mouse and human immunopathology.” Surgical Infection Society Meeting. April 2018.[Plenary Top 10 Session]
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, De Paepe M, Chung CS, Ayala A. “Programmed Cell Death Receptor-1 (PD-1)’s Effects on Innate Immune Cells: Unraveling Lung Injury After Neonatal Intra-abdominal Sepsis.” New England Surgical Society Resident & Fellow Research Day 2018.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Chung CS, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. The septic spleen: impacts of Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1) gene expression in murine neonatal and adult polymicrobial infection. Surgical Infection Society 2017
Fallon EA, Rossi AL, Cioffi WG, Ayala A, Heffernan DS. Sepsis induces alterations of PD-1/PD-L1 expression on peritoneal neutrophils. Academic Surgical Congress 2017. [Quickshot Presentation]
Fallon EA, Harman AL, Nunez H, Heffernan DS, Monaghan SF, Adams CA, Cioffi WG, Stephen AH. Geriatric Pelvic Trauma: an Underestimated Injury Pattern in a Vulnerable Population. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2016.
Fallon EA, Blakely AM, Kim D, Heffernan DS, Charpentier KP, Miner TJ. Fall Risk as a Predictor of Failure to Rescue following Palliative Surgery for Advanced Cancer. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2016.
Fallon EA, Chun TT, Cioffi WG, Ayala A, Heffernan DS. iNKT-cells Play a Key Role in Modulating the Pulmonary Macrophage Response to Peritoneal Polymicrobial Sepsis. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2016.
Fallon EA. The detrimental role of PD-1 in neonatal sepsis. 14th Annual Advances in Inflammation Research Symposium 2016.
Fallon EA. Lung and liver injury in neonatal sepsis: the role of Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1). Henry T. Randall MD Distinguished Lecturer in Surgical Sciences, 2016.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Young WA, Amin A, Erickson CP, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1) modulates the neonatal murine lungs in response to intra-abdominal polymicrobial sepsis. Shock Society Annual Meeting 2016.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Chun T, Muratore CS, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. A role of Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1) in regulating iNKT-cell modulation of neonatal sepsis. Surgical Infection Society 2016 Annual Meeting.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Chun TT, Amin A, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. The impact of
Programmed cell death receptor -1 (PD-1) on immune dysfunction in murine neonatal sepsis. Department of Surgical Research Seminar Series. May 2016.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Chun TT, Amin A, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1), a checkpoint protein, regulates iNKT-cell modulation of murine neonatal sepsis. NESS Resident/Fellow Research Day. May 2016.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, Young WA, Amin A, Chun TT, Erickson CP, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. The role of PD-1 in murine neonatal sepsis. RI ACS Resident/Fellow Research Forum 2016
Young WA, Fallon EA, Erickson CP, Muratore CS, Cioffi WG, Heffernan DS, Ayala A. Improved survival following induction of sepsis by cecal slurry in PD-1 knockout murine neonates. Academic Surgical Congress 2016.
Fallon EA. Left upper extremity mass in a newborn. (2015 February) DeLuca Distinguished Professor Lectureship, Brown University.
Fallon, EA., Hartwich J., Mangray, S., Muratore CS. Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma with intra-uterine bleeding and post-natal hemorrhagic shock. (2014 Sept) International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society.
Fallon EA. Small bowel obstruction in a bariatric patient. (2014 March) J. Murray Beardsley M.D. Lectureship, Brown University.
Fallon, EA Less Fat, More Funding: Improving the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 . (2010, May). Oral Presentation presented at: Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies – Student Research Evening; New York, NY.
Fallon, E.A., Hunter, M.A., Miner, T.J. The Pedagogy of Palliative Care 10 Years Later: Teaching Surgical Residents the Principles of Surgical Oncology for Patients at End-of-Life. Society of Surgical Oncology 2020 Meeting.
Fallon, E.A., Dressler, J.A., Ryder, B.A., Monteiro, K., Cheschi, E., Miner, T.J. “Barriers to Providing Surgical
Palliative Care for Cancer Patients – Using Novel ‘Tweet’ Reflections to Highlight Disparities in Quality.” Society of Surgical Oncology 2020 Meeting.
Fallon EA, Heffernan DS, De Paepe M, Chung CS, Ayala A. “Programmed Cell Death Receptor-1 (PD-1)’s Effects on Innate Immune Cells: Unraveling Lung Injury After Neonatal Intra-abdominal Sepsis.” New England Surgical Society Resident & Fellow Research Day 2018
Fallon EA, Blakely AM, Miner TJ. Perioperative mortality following palliative operations: understanding the continued impact of the palliative triangle. Society of Surgical Oncology 2017.
Heffernan DS, Chun TT, Fallon EA, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. iNKT-cells modulate the pulmonary neutrophil response to sepsis. Shock Society Annual Meeting 2016.
Chun T, Fallon EA, Stephen AH, Adams CA, Cioffi WG, Ayala A, Heffernan DS. The impact of combined bacterial and fungal infections upon outcomes in surgical patients. Surgical Infection Society 2016 Annual Meeting.
Blakely AM, Fallon EA, Comissiong DS, Miner TJ. Disease Recurrence Patterns of Head and Neck Melanoma. Society of Surgical Oncology 2016.
Fallon EA, Young W, Heffernan DS, Muratore C, Amin A, Erickson C, Cioffi WG, Ayala A. The effects of intra-abdominal polymicrobial sepsis on neonatal murine lungs and its relationship to Programmed cell death receptor-1 (PD-1). Lifespan Research Symposium 2015.
Fallon EA, Ha AY, Merck DL, Ciullo SS, Luks FI. Intuitive, instrument-driven, individualized image display in laparoscopic surgery. 23rd Annual Congress of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), July 22-26, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Luks FI, Ha AY, Merck DL, Fallon EA, Ciullo SS. i-LID – Instrument-driven laparoscopic image display. Annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), April 2-5, 2014, Salt Lake City, UT.
Pryor AD, Telem DA, Karas J, Spentzouris G, Fallon E, Buscaglia J. Endoscopic removal of a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band that is eroded. Digestive Disease Week 2013. [Video Abstract]
White LJ, Fallon EA, Romeiser, J, Shroyer AL, Rosengart TK. (2012, June). Preliminary Results: Understanding the Impact of Plavix Inhibition on Bleeding-related Complications following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Poster presented at: Stony Brook School of Medicine Research Symposium; Stony Brook, NY.
Stone, C, Fallon, E, Nolan, B. (2010, November). Study of the risk factors and impact of falls in patients with advanced cancer. Poster presented at: Mack Lipkin Research Fellowship Symposium; New York, NY.