Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Jennifer Toth, MD

Jennifer Toth, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Disease Teams:
Thoracic Cancer
jwt112@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutics
  • Lung
  • Neoplasms
  • Biopsy
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
  • Air
  • Needles
  • Pneumothorax
  • Chest Tubes
  • Registries

Clinical Trials

One Time Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Lung Cancer at Risk for Developing Lung Cancer
Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer

Recent Publications

2019

Zhao, W, Bascom, R, Toth, J & Higgins, WE 2019, Guidance system development for radial-probe endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy. in B Fei & CA Linte (eds), Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 109511P, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 10951, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, San Diego, United States, 2/17/19. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2505827
Zhu, J, Nelson, K, Toth, J & Muscat, J 2019, 'Nicotine dependence as an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis in the National Lung Screening Trial' BMC Public Health, vol. 19, no. 1, 103. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6419-8
Zang, X, Gibbs, JD, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, PD, Toth, J, Bascom, R & Higgins, WE 2019, 'Optimal route planning for image-guided EBUS bronchoscopy', Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 112, 103361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2019.103361
Mallow, C, Lee, H, Oberg, C, Thiboutot, J, Akulian, J, Burks, AC, Luna, B, Benzaquen, S, Batra, H, Cardenas-Garcia, J, Toth, J, Heidecker, J, Belanger, A, McClune, J, Osman, U, Lakshminarayanan, V, Pastis, N, Silvestri, G, Chen, A & Yarmus, L 2019, 'Safety and diagnostic performance of pulmonologists performing electromagnetic guided percutaneous lung biopsy (SPiNperc)', Respirology, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 453-458. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.13471

2018

Higgins, WE, Zang, X, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, PD, Kuhlengel, TK, Toth, J & Bascom, R 2018, Optimal multimodal virtual bronchoscopy for convex-probe endobronchial ultrasound. in B Fei & RJ Webster (eds), Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 1057618, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 10576, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, Houston, United States, 2/12/18. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2292099

2016

Ost, DE, Ernst, A, Lei, X, Kovitz, KL, Benzaquen, S, Diaz-Mendoza, J, Greenhill, S, Toth, J, Feller-Kopman, D, Puchalski, J, Baram, D, Karunakara, R, Jimenez, CA, Filner, JJ, Morice, RC, Eapen, GA, Michaud, GC, Estrada-Y-Martin, RM, Rafeq, S, Grosu, HB, Ray, C, Gilbert, CR, Yarmus, LB & Simoff, M 2016, 'Diagnostic yield and complications of bronchoscopy for peripheral lung lesions: Results of the AQuIRE registry', American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, vol. 193, no. 1, pp. 68-77. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201507-1332OC
Higgins, WE, Zang, X, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, P, Kuhlengel, T, Bascom, R & Toth, J 2016, Image-guided endobronchial ultrasound. in RJ Webster & ZR Yaniv (eds), Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 97862G, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 9786, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, San Diego, United States, 2/28/16. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2208771
Zang, X, Bascom, R, Gilbert, C, Toth, J & Higgins, WE 2016, 'Methods for 2-D and 3-D Endobronchial Ultrasound Image Segmentation', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 7, 7307143, pp. 1426-1439. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2015.2494838

2015

Ost, DE, Ernst, A, Grosu, HB, Lei, X, Diaz-Mendoza, J, Slade, M, Gildea, TR, Machuzak, M, Jimenez, CA, Toth, J, Kovitz, KL, Ray, C, Greenhill, S, Casal, RF, Almeida, FA, Wahidi, M, Eapen, GA, Yarmus, LB, Morice, RC, Benzaquen, S, Tremblay, A & Simoff, M 2015, 'Complications following therapeutic bronchoscopy for malignant central airway obstruction: Results of the AQuIRE registry', CHEST, vol. 148, no. 2, pp. 450-471. https://doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-1530
Toth, J, Podany, AB, Reed, MF, Rocourt, D, Gilbert, CR, Santos, MC, Cilley, R & Dillon, P 2015, 'Endobronchial occlusion with one-way endobronchial valves: A novel technique for persistent air leaks in children' Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 82-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.10.007
Gilbert, CR, Toth, J, Osman, U & Reed, MF 2015, 'Endobronchial valve placement as destination therapy for recurrent pneumothorax in the setting of advanced malignancy' Respiratory Care, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. e46-e48. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.03540
Reed, MF, Gilbert, CR, Taylor, MD & Toth, J 2015, 'Endobronchial valves for challenging air leaks', Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 1181-1186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.104
Varlotto, JM, Yao, AN, Decamp, MM, Ramakrishna, S, Recht, A, Flickinger, J, Andrei, A, Reed, MF, Toth, J, Fizgerald, TJ, Higgins, K, Zheng, X, Shelkey, J, Medford-Davis, LN, Belani, C & Kelsey, CR 2015, 'Nodal stage of surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer and its effect on recurrence patterns and overall survival', International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 91, no. 4, pp. 765-773. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.12.028
Avella, DM, Toth, J, Reed, MF, Gusani, NJ, Kimchi, ET, Mahraj, R, Staveley-O'Carroll, KF & Kaifi, JT 2015, 'Pleural space infections after image-guided percutaneous drainage of infected intraabdominal fluid collections: A retrospective single institution analysis' BMC Surgery, vol. 15, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12893-015-0030-4
Rice, SJ, Liu, X, Miller, B, Joshi, M, Zhu, J, Caruso, C, Gilbert, C, Toth, J, Reed, MF, Rassaei, N, Das, A, Barochia, A, El-Bayoumy, K & Belani, C 2015, 'Proteomic profiling of human plasma identifies apolipoprotein E as being associated with smoking and a marker for squamous metaplasia of the lung' Proteomics, vol. 15, no. 18, pp. 3267-3277. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201500029
AQuIRE Bronchoscopy Registry 2015, 'Therapeutic bronchoscopy for malignant central airway obstruction: Success rates and impact on dyspnea and quality of life', CHEST, vol. 147, no. 5, pp. 1282-1298. https://doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-1526

Clinical Trials Search


Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)