Press and Publications
Journalists in national and local newspapers, magazines, and books and
on radio and television have documented Dr. Henkin’s work since 1959.
A few of the media in which these articles appeared are listed. Please contact us for the most recent press specifics.
“Improved smell function with increased nasal mucus sonic hedgehog in hyposmic patients after treatment with oral theophylline” by Henkin RI, Hosein S, Stateman WA, Knöppel AB, Abdelmeguid M. Am J Otolaryngol. 2017;38:143-147. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2016.11.010
“Sonic hedgehog is present in parotid saliva and is decreased in patients with taste dysfunction” by Henkin RI, Knöppel AB, Abdelmeguid M, Stateman WA, Hosein S. J Oral Pathol Med. 2017;46:829-833. doi: 10.1111/jop.12541
- “Theophylline increases saliva sonic hedgehog and improves taste dysfunction” by Henkin RI, Knöppel AB, Abdelmeguid M, Stateman WA, Hosein S., Arch Oral Biol. 2017;82:263-270. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2017.06.022
“Anatomic olfactory structural abnormalities in congenital smell loss: MRI evaluation of olfactory bulb, groove, sulcal and hippocampal morphology” by L.M. Levy, A.J. Degnan, I. Sethi and R.I. Henkin. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2013;37(5):650-657.
“Interleukin 6 in hyposmia” by R.I. Henkin, L. Schmidt, and I. Velicu. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;139(7):728-734.
“Olfactory hallucinations without clinical motor activity: a comparison of unirhinal with birhinal phantosmia” by R.I. Henkin, S.J. Potolicchio, and L.M. Levy. Brain Sci. 2013;3(4):1483-1553.
- “Taste and smell function in chronic disease: A review of clinical and biochemical evaluation of taste and smell dysfunction in over 5000 patients at The Taste and Smell Clinic in Washington, DC.” by R.I. Henkin, L.M. Levy and A. Fordyce. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013;34(5):477-489.
“A randomized, placebo controlled trial of oral zinc for chemotherapy-related taste and smell disorders” by L. Lyckholm, S.P. Heddinger, G. Parker, P.J. Coyne, V. Ramakrishnan, T.J. Smith, and R.I. Henkin. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2012;26(2):111-114.
“Aetiological relationships of nasal mucus cyclic nucleotides in patients with taste and smell dysfunction” by R.I. Henkin and I. Velicu. J Clin Pathol. 2012;65(5):447-451.
“Comparative monitoring of oral theophylline treatment in blood serum, saliva and nasal mucus” by R.I. Henkin. Ther Drug Monit. 2012;34:217-221.
“Distinguishing patients with glossopyrosis from those with oropyrosis based upon clinical differences and differences in saliva and erythrocyte magnesium” by R.I. Henkin, V. Gouliouk, and A. Fordyce. Arch Oral Biol. 2012;57:205-210.
“Etiological relationships of parotid saliva cyclic nucleotides in patients with taste and smell dysfunction” by R.I. Henkin and I. Velicu. Arch Oral Biol. 2012;57(6):670-677.
- “Intranasal theophylline treatment of patients with hyposmia and hypogeusia: A pilot study” by R.I. Henkin, M. Schultz and L. Minnick-Poppe. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;138(11):1064-1070.
“Morphological changes of the olfactory bulbs and grooves: initial report of supernumerary olfactory bulbs” by L.M. Levy, A.J. Degnan, S. Sharma, L. Kelahan, and R.I. Henkin. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012;36(4):406-409.
“Vismodegib in advanced basal-cell carcinoma” by R.I. Henkin. N Engl J Med. 2012;367:970. [Letter to Editor]
“Carbonic anhydrase (CA) I, II and VI, blood plasma, erythrocyte and saliva zinc and copper increase after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)” by R.I. Henkin, S.J. Potolicchio, L.M. Levy, R. Moharram, I. Velicu, and B.M. Martin. Am. J. Med. Sci. 2010 339:249-257.
“Growth factors in olfaction, in The Handbook of Growth and Growth
Monitoring in Health and Disease” by
R.I. Henkin. Springer Science, London, 2011, in press.
“Intranasal Insulin – From nose to brain” by Robert I. Henkin. Nutrition. 2010 26:624-633.
“ Inhaled Insulin – Intrapulmonary, intranasal and other routes of
administration: Mechanisms of action” by Robert I. Henkin. Nutrition. 2010 26:33-39.
“Improvement in smell and taste dysfunction after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.” by R.I. Henkin, S.J. Potolicchio, and L.M. Levy. American Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. 2011;32:38-46.
Label Controlled Trial of Theophylline for Treatment of Patients
with Hyposmia.”Appeared in The
American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2009. 337:396-406.
“Decreased Parotid Salivary Cyclic Nucleotides Related to Smell Loss Severity
in Patients with Taste and Smell Dysfunction” by Robert I. Henkin and Irina Velicu. Appeared in Metabolism. 2009;58:1717-1723.
“Is Increased IL-6 the Result or Cause of Smell Loss in Patients with Hyposmia?” by Robert I. Henkin, Loren Schmidt, and Irina Velicu. Appeared in The FASEB Journal, 2009 23:835.1.
“New Data on Human Cytokine Changes with Age” by Robert I. Henkin, Loren Schmidt, and Irina Velicu. Appeared in The FASEB Journal, 2009 23:571.9.
“Resistance to Theophylline Therapy” by Robert I. Henkin, Loren Schmidt, and Irina Velicu. Appeared in The FASEB Journal, 2009 23:796.8.
smell and anorexia in the aged: What can we do to help the patients?
An initial primer. Appeared in Perspectives in Gerontology. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. 2009, 13:40-64.
“Women Respond Differently to Theophylline than do Men” by Robert I. Henkin, Irina Velicu, and Loren Schmidt . Appeared in The FASEB Journal, 2009 23:758.4.
Unbearable Absence of Smelling” by
Mick O’Hare. Appeared in New
Scientist, pp 42-45, September 24, 2005 issue.
Stimulation Eased Burning Mouth Pain.” Appeared in Family
Practice New, Volume 35, Issue 18, page 31, September 15,
2005 issue.(html, pdf).
Magnetic Stimulation Eased Burning Mouth Syndrome.” Appeared in Clinical Neurology News, Volume 1, Issue 9, page 8, September 2005 issue.(html, pdf).