Boston University

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Organization: Boston University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Statin and NSAID use and prostate cancer risk
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:752-5. 2010
  2. ncbi The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
  3. pmc Genome-wide association of echocardiographic dimensions, brachial artery endothelial function and treadmill exercise responses in the Framingham Heart Study
    Ramachandran S Vasan
    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:S2. 2007
  4. pmc Increases in nitrogen uptake rather than nitrogen-use efficiency support higher rates of temperate forest productivity under elevated CO2
    Adrien C Finzi
    Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14014-9. 2007
  5. ncbi My journey of spirituality and resilience
    Leonard Mulcahy
    Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:311-2. 2007
  6. ncbi The Third Generation Cohort of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study: design, recruitment, and initial examination
    Greta Lee Splansky
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Boston University School of Medicine, Framingham, MA 01702 5827, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1328-35. 2007
  7. ncbi Piezoelectric materials for imaging
    Thomas L Szabo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 44 Cummington St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:283-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Maternal smoking and undescended testes: reaching a tipping point
    Martha Werler
    Sloan Epidemiology Unit, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146, USA
    Epidemiology 18:197-8. 2007
  9. ncbi Occupational injury and illness meet the labor market: lessons from labor economics about lost earnings
    Leslie I Boden
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:858-70. 2006
  10. ncbi Microfibril-associated MAGP-2 stimulates elastic fiber assembly
    Raphael Lemaire
    Department of Medicine, Arthritis Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 282:800-8. 2007

Research Grants

  1. TREATMENT OF SOCIAL PHOBIA--MEDIATORS AND MODERATORS
    Stefan Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Stefan Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Stefan G Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. PTH (7-34) for Chemotherapy alopecia in Breast Cancer
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D3
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 1993
  7. THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2000
  9. Tobacco Prevention/Cessation Education: Medical Students
    Alan Geller; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Computer Adaptive Testing of Post-Acute Care Functioning
    Stephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Statin and NSAID use and prostate cancer risk
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:752-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present analyses was to update the findings by cancer stage and to evaluate the joint use of statins and NSAIDs...
  2. ncbi The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
    ..To provide an evidence-based review of plausible causal pathways that could best explain well-established associations between limited health literacy and health outcomes...
  3. pmc Genome-wide association of echocardiographic dimensions, brachial artery endothelial function and treadmill exercise responses in the Framingham Heart Study
    Ramachandran S Vasan
    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:S2. 2007
    ..We conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in the community-based Framingham Heart Study...
  4. pmc Increases in nitrogen uptake rather than nitrogen-use efficiency support higher rates of temperate forest productivity under elevated CO2
    Adrien C Finzi
    Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14014-9. 2007
    ..Biogeochemical models must be reformulated to allow C transfers below ground that result in additional N uptake under elevated CO(2)...
  5. ncbi My journey of spirituality and resilience
    Leonard Mulcahy
    Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:311-2. 2007
  6. ncbi The Third Generation Cohort of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study: design, recruitment, and initial examination
    Greta Lee Splansky
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Boston University School of Medicine, Framingham, MA 01702 5827, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1328-35. 2007
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  7. ncbi Piezoelectric materials for imaging
    Thomas L Szabo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 44 Cummington St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:283-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to present the reader with a brief description of those characteristics of piezoelectric materials that directly influence imaging...
  8. ncbi Maternal smoking and undescended testes: reaching a tipping point
    Martha Werler
    Sloan Epidemiology Unit, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146, USA
    Epidemiology 18:197-8. 2007
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  9. ncbi Occupational injury and illness meet the labor market: lessons from labor economics about lost earnings
    Leslie I Boden
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:858-70. 2006
    ..b) Workers' losses may be substantially reduced by policies that encourage employers to rehire people recovering from or disabled by workplace injuries and illnesses...
  10. ncbi Microfibril-associated MAGP-2 stimulates elastic fiber assembly
    Raphael Lemaire
    Department of Medicine, Arthritis Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 282:800-8. 2007
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  11. pmc Selective promoter recognition by chlamydial sigma28 holoenzyme
    Li Shen
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:7364-77. 2006
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  12. ncbi New perspectives on the mechanical basis for airway hyperreactivity and airway hypersensitivity in asthma
    Derek A Affonce
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Boston University, 44 Cummington St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 101:1710-9. 2006
    ..Results predict that the single most important factor causing this airway hyperreactivity is amplified maximum ASM tension and not a thickening of the airway wall per se...
  13. ncbi Estimation from samples
    Lisa M Sullivan
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany St, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Circulation 114:445-9. 2006
  14. ncbi Deciphering protein network organization using phylogenetic profile groups
    Jie Wu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 24 Cummington St Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Genome Inform 16:142-9. 2005
    ..Our method is extendable to N-component clusters, and therefore serves as a general tool for high order protein function annotation...
  15. doi Early effects of antiretroviral therapy on work performance: preliminary results from a cohort study of Kenyan agricultural workers
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    AIDS 22:421-5. 2008
    ..This paper estimates the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on days harvesting tea per month for tea-estate workers in Kenya. Such information is needed to assess the potential economic benefits of providing treatment to working adults...
  16. pmc Left ventricular morphology and systolic function in sleep-disordered breathing: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Hassan A Chami
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 117:2599-607. 2008
    ..We assessed the relation of SDB to LV morphology and systolic function in a community-based sample of middle-aged and older adults...
  17. doi Single-change items did not measure change in quality of life
    Adam J Rose
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:603-8. 2008
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  18. ncbi Electronic structure of N,N'-ethylene-bis(1,1,1-trifluoropentane-2,4-dioneiminato)-copper(ii) (Cu-TFAC), from soft X-ray spectroscopies and density functional theory calculations
    A deMasi
    Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 12:3171-7. 2010
    ..Furthermore, resonant X-ray emission at the carbon K-edge was used to measure the density of states for individual C sites in the molecule...
  19. doi Pregaming: an exploratory study of strategic drinking by college students in Pennsylvania
    William DeJong
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:307-16. 2010
    ..This exploratory study examined pre-event drinking, or pregaming, by US college students...
  20. doi Modern moulage: evaluating the use of 3-dimensional prosthetic mimics in a dermatology teaching program for second-year medical students
    Amit Garg
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 609 Albany St, Room J207, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:143-6. 2010
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  21. pmc Vitamin D for the prevention and treatment of pancreatic cancer
    Kun Chun Chiang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 15:3349-54. 2009
    ..Studies on the anti-tumor effects of a more potent analog of Paricalcitol are underway. 1alpha,25(OH)(2)D(3) and its analogs are potentially attractive novel therapies for pancreatic cancer...
  22. pmc Binge drinking and unsafe sex: a study of narcology hospital patients from St. Petersburg, Russia
    A Raj
    Department of Social Behavioral Sciences, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Subst Abus 30:213-22. 2009
    ..01, ns). Findings document substantial HIV/STD risk and prevalence among Russian narcology patients, but no link between binge drinking and unprotected sex in this population, possibly due to very low rates of condom use generally...
  23. pmc Association of variants in MANEA with cocaine-related behaviors
    Lindsay A Farrer
    Genetics Program, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:267-74. 2009
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  24. doi Capacity of old trees to respond to environmental change
    Nathan G Phillips
    Centre for Plant and Food Science, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia
    J Integr Plant Biol 50:1355-64. 2008
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  25. doi Endemism and regional color and genetic differences in five putatively cosmopolitan reef fishes
    Joshua Drew
    Boston University Marine Program, Boston University, 5 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:965-75. 2008
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  26. ncbi Sun exposure and vitamin D sufficiency
    Barbara A Gilchrest
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:570S-577S. 2008
    ..Instead, they should rigorously explore possible cause-and-effect relations between vitamin D(3) status and specific diseases while advocating the safest possible means of ensuring vitamin D(3) sufficiency...
  27. doi Adverse childhood experiences predict earlier age of drinking onset: results from a representative US sample of current or former drinkers
    Emily F Rothman
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e298-304. 2008
    ..Our goal was to determine whether adverse childhood experiences predicted the age at which drinking was initiated and drinking motives in a representative sample of current or former drinkers in the United States...
  28. doi Cytokines that promote periodontal tissue destruction
    Dana Graves
    Division of Periodontology and Oral Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, 100 E Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Periodontol 79:1585-91. 2008
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  29. ncbi Comparison of smoking-induced gene expression on Affymetrix Exon and 3'-based expression arrays
    Xiaoling Zhang
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Genome Inform 18:247-57. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the all-Exon array is a more robust platform for measuring airway epithelial gene expression and can serve as an effective tool for exploring host response to and damage from cigarette smoke...
  30. pmc Comparison of activated caspase detection methods in the gentamicin-treated chick cochlea
    Christina L Kaiser
    Laboratory for Cellular and Molecular Hearing Research, Department of Otolaryngology, Evans 637, Boston University Medical Center, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Hear Res 240:1-11. 2008
    ..This makes CaspaTag ideal for showing an overall pattern or level of cell death over a period of time, while caspase antibodies provide a snapshot of cell death at a specific time point...
  31. pmc Antioxidants modulate mitochondrial PKA and increase CREB binding to D-loop DNA of the mitochondrial genome in neurons
    Hoon Ryu
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13915-20. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the regulation of mitochondrial function via the mitochondrial PKA and CREB pathways may underlie some of the salutary effects of DFO in neurons...
  32. pmc Human mesotrypsin defies natural trypsin inhibitors: from passive resistance to active destruction
    Miklos Sahin-Toth
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine 715 Albany Street, Evans 4 Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Protein Pept Lett 12:457-64. 2005
    ..Here we review the history and properties of human mesotrypsin, and discuss its function in the digestive degradation of dietary trypsin inhibitors and possible pathophysiological role in pancreatitis...
  33. ncbi Overweight and obesity as determinants of cardiovascular risk: the Framingham experience
    Peter W F Wilson
    Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany St, Evans 204, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1867-72. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, no single investigation concerning the long-term effects of overweight status on the risk for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular sequelae has been reported...
  34. pmc Prohibitin requires Brg-1 and Brm for the repression of E2F and cell growth
    Sheng Wang
    Boston University School of Medicine, Cancer Research Center, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    EMBO J 21:3019-28. 2002
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  35. ncbi Confirmation of the Department of Transportation criteria for a substituted urine specimen
    Cheryl S Barbanel
    Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 E Newton Street, F5, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:407-16. 2002
    ..Eleven patients met the criteria for a substituted specimen, with elevated specific gravity of > or = 1.020 and creatinine concentration of < or = 5 mg/dL; however, these patients were seriously ill or terminally ill...
  36. ncbi Pilot study of the endothelin-A receptor selective antagonist BMS-193884 for the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Noel N Kim
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Androl 23:76-83. 2002
    ..The disparity between the laboratory and clinical studies suggests that there may be differences between species with regard to the role of endothelin in erectile function...
  37. pmc Longitudinal coupling in the basilar membrane
    R C Naidu
    Hearing Research Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2:257-67. 2001
    ..Therefore, the effect of longitudinal coupling cannot be neglected in the region of the peak of the traveling wave...
  38. pmc Mechanism of binding of surfactant protein D to influenza A viruses: importance of binding to haemagglutinin to antiviral activity
    K L Hartshorn
    Boston University School of Medicine, EBRC 414, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Biochem J 351:449-58. 2000
    ..These studies clarify the mechanisms of viral neutralization by collectins and might be useful in engineering collectins for enhanced antiviral activity...
  39. ncbi Exercise for knee osteoarthritis
    K Baker
    The Boston University Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 12:456-63. 2000
    ..The mechanism of exercise remains unclear and merits future studies to better define a concise, clear exercise protocol that may have the potential for a public health intervention...
  40. ncbi Software for quantitation and visualization of expression array data
    D Strehlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Biotechniques 29:118-21. 2000
    ..Finally, the software offers an output format that allows the convenient visualization of data points using animated, three-dimensional graphs...
  41. pmc The m3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor is coupled to mitogen-activated protein kinase via protein kinase C and epidermal growth factor receptor kinase
    B E Slack
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 85 East Newton Street, Room M1007, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Biochem J 348:381-7. 2000
    ..Moreover, the EGF-receptor-dependent pathway may be subject to negative-feedback regulation via m3 receptor-coupled activation of PKC...
  42. ncbi Predictors of course in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    G Steketee
    School of Social Work, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Psychiatry Res 89:229-38. 1999
    ..Findings are discussed with regard to sample characteristics and similarity to other reports on predictors of course and of treatment outcome...
  43. ncbi Differences in outpatient corticosteroid prescribing patterns between attending and house staff physicians as an indicator of the quality of supervision
    J B Karlinsky
    Department of Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02130, USA
    Am J Med Qual 15:26-33. 2000
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  44. ncbi The utility of a dilatation and evacuation procedure in patients with symptoms suggestive of ectopic pregnancy and indeterminate transvaginal ultrasonography
    R Dart
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1024-9. 1999
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  45. ncbi Identification of a polymorphic glutamic acid stretch in the alpha2B-adrenergic receptor and lack of linkage with essential hypertension
    C T Baldwin
    Center for Human Genetics, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Hypertens 12:853-7. 1999
    ..Investigation of the pattern of this variation in hypertensive sibling pairs suggests that the alpha2B receptor locus does not contribute substantially to genetic susceptibility for essential hypertension...
  46. pmc Chronic illness among poor children enrolled in the temporary assistance for needy families program
    Paul H Wise
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1458-61. 2002
    ..This study assessed chronic child illness among recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits and poor families not receiving benefits...
  47. ncbi Neuropsychological screening for cognitive impairment using computer-assisted tasks
    Roberta F White
    VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University, USA
    Assessment 10:86-101. 2003
    ..Sensitivity and specificity for the least random classification procedure were 0.87 and 0.67, respectively. The results suggest that computer-assisted screening methods are a promising means of triaging patients...
  48. pmc Serial pathways from primate prefrontal cortex to autonomic areas may influence emotional expression
    Helen Barbas
    Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMC Neurosci 4:25. 2003
    ..The latter innervate peripheral autonomic organs, whose activity is markedly increased during emotional arousal...
  49. ncbi Otitis media: re-evaluation of diagnosis and treatment in the era of antimicrobial resistance, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and evolving morbidity
    Stephen I Pelton
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 52:711-28, v-vi. 2005
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  50. ncbi Qualities of caregiver-child interaction during daily activities of children born very low birth weight with and without white matter disorder
    Mary Beth Kadlec
    Studies To Advance Autism Research and Treatment Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 59:57-66. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine qualities of caregiver-child interactions during daily activities of healthy children born full-term and of children born prematurely and very low birth weight with and without white matter disorder...
  51. ncbi Gulf War veterans and hemifacial microsomia
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:50-2. 2005
    ..We used data collected from a case-control study of HFM to estimate risk in relation to parental military service and, in particular, Gulf War service...
  52. pmc Urban sprawl and risk for being overweight or obese
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1574-9. 2004
    ..I examined the association between urban sprawl and the risk for being overweight or obese among US adults...
  53. pmc Mechanical switching and coupling between two dissociation pathways in a P-selectin adhesion bond
    Evan Evans
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:11281-6. 2004
    ..The two-pathway switch seems to provide a mechanism for the "catch bond" response observed recently with PSGL-1-P-selectin bonds subjected to small-constant forces...
  54. ncbi Receptor for the globular heads of C1q (gC1q-R, p33, hyaluronan-binding protein) is preferentially expressed by adenocarcinoma cells
    Daniel B Rubinstein
    Section of Hematology Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Cancer 110:741-50. 2004
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  55. ncbi Comparisons of Korsakoff and non-Korsakoff alcoholics on neuropsychological tests of prefrontal brain functioning
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Psychology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston Campus, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:667-75. 2004
    ..Evidence suggests that alcoholics exhibit particular deficits in brain systems involving the prefrontal cortex, but few studies have directly compared patients with and without Korsakoff's syndrome on measures of prefrontal integrity...
  56. ncbi Measurement strategies designed and tested in the Veterans Health Study
    Katherine M Skinner
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research CHQOER, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, Mass 01730, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:180-9. 2004
    ..Included is a discussion of staffing and the training methods developed. The article concludes with lessons learned that may be of interest to other researchers conducting similar health outcomes studies...
  57. ncbi Protein-protein docking: is the glass half-full or half-empty?
    Sandor Vajda
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 22:110-6. 2004
    ..Transient complexes with large interface areas undergo substantial conformational change and are beyond the reach of current docking methods. The docking of such complexes might therefore require fundamentally new approaches...
  58. ncbi Stem cells and regeneration of the cardiovascular system: facts, fictions, and uncertainties
    Joseph Loscalzo
    Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 32:97-9. 2004
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  59. ncbi Regulation of matrix metalloproteinases by cytokines and reactive oxygen/nitrogen species in the myocardium
    Deborah A Siwik
    Myocardial Biology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, BU Medical Center, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 9:43-51. 2004
    ..Further study of the signaling of regulation of the cardiac extracellular matrix may lead to new approaches for the treatment of myocardial remodeling and failure...
  60. ncbi Tabulation of human transthyretin (TTR) variants, 2003
    Lawreen Heller Connors
    Department of Biochemistry, Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, K 507, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    Amyloid 10:160-84. 2003
  61. ncbi Sick autonomy
    Alfred I Tauber
    Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 46:484-95. 2003
    ..This reorientation is crucial for reasserting the ethos of clinical medicine, whose fundamental mandate remains the care of others...
  62. ncbi Salicylate is a transcriptional inhibitor of the inducible nitric oxide synthase in cultured cardiac fibroblasts
    R S Farivar
    Department of Pathology, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 271:31585-92. 1996
    ..This study suggests that the anti-inflammatory mechanism of salicylate involves inhibition of NOS 2 transcription and shows that the effect is independent of NF-kappaB activation...

Research Grants62

  1. TREATMENT OF SOCIAL PHOBIA--MEDIATORS AND MODERATORS
    Stefan Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The main hypothesis is that perceived emotional control will mediate treatment outcome and generality of effectiveness independent of the specific treatment condition. ..
  2. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Stefan Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..
  3. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Stefan G Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..
  4. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  5. PTH (7-34) for Chemotherapy alopecia in Breast Cancer
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D3
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 1993
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  7. THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results from this study should provide important new insights into the photoproduction of toxisterols and suprasterols in human skin and provide new information about their potential biologic functions in the skin. ..
  8. PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
    Michael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  9. Tobacco Prevention/Cessation Education: Medical Students
    Alan Geller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Shortcomings in tobacco control curriculum in medical schools is a well-recognized deficit. Since 1996, Boston University has developed a curriculum with 10-15 new hours of tobacco control curriculum for students graduating in the ..
  10. Computer Adaptive Testing of Post-Acute Care Functioning
    Stephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project amplifies work underway in the Boston University (BU) Center for Measuring Outcomes funded by the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation ..
  11. Computer Adaptive Testing of Pediatric Self-care and Social Function
    Stephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Many rehabilitation settings may also find this measure helpful in meeting accreditation and institutional requirements for standardizing outcome monitoring in groups of children. ..
  12. Computer Adaptive Testing of Functional Status
    Stephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. NEUROMODULATION AND CORTICAL MEMORY FUNCTION
    Michael Hasselmo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Research could guide combined use of drugs influencing GABAb and ACh receptors. ..
  14. NEUROMODULATION AND CORTICAL MEMORY FUNCTION
    Michael Hasselmo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..I-m), and testing time course of mGluR modulation of transmission in s. I-m. Understanding these mechanisms may assist in development of pharmacological treatments for Alzheimer's disease. ..
  15. CELLULAR AND NEUROCHEMICAL MECHANISMS OF REM SLEEP
    Subimal Datta; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  16. Mechanisms Underlying the Cognitive Function of Sleep
    Subimal Datta; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  17. Mechanisms Underlying the Cognitive Function of Sleep
    Subimal Datta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) Project
    Richard Saitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  19. NEUROMODULATION AND CORTICAL MEMORY FUNCTION
    Michael Hasselmo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..I-m), and testing time course of mGluR modulation of transmission in s. I-m. Understanding these mechanisms may assist in development of pharmacological treatments for Alzheimer's disease. ..
  20. LINKAGE OF ALCOHOL ABUSERS TO PRIMARY CARE
    Richard Saitz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If the AHEAD approach improves outcomes as hypothesized, the study results will support the use of a novel health services delivery strategy to better care for patients with alcoholism. ..
  21. NEUROMODULATION AND CORTICAL MEMORY FUNCTION
    Michael E Hasselmo; Fiscal Year: 2010
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