Catherine A McCarty

Summary

Affiliation: Marshfield Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Lessons learned from employee fitness programs at the Marshfield Clinic
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 104:61-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Food offerings in Marshfield area businesses: a survey conducted in collaboration with the healthy lifestyles--Marshfield Area Coalition
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 104:66-9. 2005
  3. doi Biobanking and pharmacogenomics
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 11:637-41. 2010
  4. ncbi Differences in preventive screening rates in Wisconsin farm and non-farm resident women
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue ML1 Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 102:22-6. 2003
  5. pmc Study newsletters, community and ethics advisory boards, and focus group discussions provide ongoing feedback for a large biobank
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:737-41. 2011
  6. ncbi Sunlight exposure assessment: can we accurately assess vitamin D exposure from sunlight questionnaires?
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1097S-101S. 2008
  7. ncbi Informed consent and subject motivation to participate in a large, population-based genomics study: the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Community Genet 10:2-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Calories from newspaper dessert recipes are associated with community obesity rates
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, 1000 N Oak Ave ML1, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 106:68-70. 2007
  9. pmc Novel measures of cardiovascular health and its association with prevalence and progression of age-related macular degeneration: the CHARM Study
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, MA, USA
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:25. 2008
  10. pmc Community consultation and communication for a population-based DNA biobank: the Marshfield clinic personalized medicine research project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:3026-33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi Lessons learned from employee fitness programs at the Marshfield Clinic
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 104:61-5. 2005
    ..To describe and evaluate employee fitness programs at the Marshfield Clinic...
  2. ncbi Food offerings in Marshfield area businesses: a survey conducted in collaboration with the healthy lifestyles--Marshfield Area Coalition
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 104:66-9. 2005
    ..To survey Marshfield area businesses to determine the types of foods currently available to employees at the workplace and the potential need for nutrition information to facilitate the ordering of healthy food options at workplaces...
  3. doi Biobanking and pharmacogenomics
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 11:637-41. 2010
    ..Longitudinal data available in practice-based datasets will position investigators to characterize genetic factors with small but reproducible effects on drug outcome in the context of gene-environment interactions...
  4. ncbi Differences in preventive screening rates in Wisconsin farm and non-farm resident women
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue ML1 Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 102:22-6. 2003
    ..To determine the proportion of rural women who met screening recommendations for Pap smears, mammograms, blood cholesterol, and blood pressure measurements...
  5. pmc Study newsletters, community and ethics advisory boards, and focus group discussions provide ongoing feedback for a large biobank
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:737-41. 2011
    ..The multi-faceted approach to communication including newsletters, external advisory boards, and focus group discussions has been successful for the PMRP biobank and may be a model for others to consider...
  6. ncbi Sunlight exposure assessment: can we accurately assess vitamin D exposure from sunlight questionnaires?
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1097S-101S. 2008
    ..Research should be directed to develop more objective, nonintrusive, and economical measures of sunlight exposure to quantify personal vitamin D status...
  7. ncbi Informed consent and subject motivation to participate in a large, population-based genomics study: the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Community Genet 10:2-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to measure subject perspective and reaction to participation in the Personalized Medicine Research Project (PMRP) and to identify factors predicting understanding of the study elements...
  8. ncbi Calories from newspaper dessert recipes are associated with community obesity rates
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, 1000 N Oak Ave ML1, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 106:68-70. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the nutrient content of recipes available in newspapers is related to community obesity rates...
  9. pmc Novel measures of cardiovascular health and its association with prevalence and progression of age-related macular degeneration: the CHARM Study
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, MA, USA
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:25. 2008
    ..To determine if novel measures of cardiovascular health are associated with prevalence or progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  10. pmc Community consultation and communication for a population-based DNA biobank: the Marshfield clinic personalized medicine research project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:3026-33. 2008
    ..Researchers need to balance the provision of information for potential subjects to make informed decisions about study participation, with respect for individuals' time to read and interpret study materials...
  11. doi Intraocular pressure response to topical beta-blockers associated with an ADRB2 single-nucleotide polymorphism
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:959-63. 2008
    ..To determine whether candidate pharmacodynamic (beta-adrenergic receptor) and pharmacokinetic (cytochrome P450 2D6) gene polymorphisms are associated with the intraocular pressure (IOP) response to topical beta-blockers...
  12. ncbi Intraocular pressure response to medication in a clinical setting: the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    J Glaucoma 17:372-7. 2008
    ..To estimate glaucoma and ocular hypertension prevalence and to describe temporal trends in prescribing patterns and intraocular pressure (IOP) response to topical medications used in glaucoma and ocular hypertension...
  13. pmc Importance of multi-modal approaches to effectively identify cataract cases from electronic health records
    Peggy L Peissig
    Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:225-34. 2012
    ..We describe the construction and validation of an EHR-based algorithm to identify subjects with age-related cataracts...
  14. pmc Lack of association between polymorphisms in the prostaglandin F2α receptor and solute carrier organic anion transporter family 2A1 genes and intraocular pressure response to prostaglandin analogs
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, USA
    Ophthalmic Genet 33:74-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between variants in the prostaglandin F(α) receptor (PTGFR) and solute carrier organic anion transporter family 2A1 (SLCO2A1) genes and intraocular pressure (IOP) response to prostaglandin analogs...
  15. pmc Use of an electronic medical record for the identification of research subjects with diabetes mellitus
    Russell A Wilke
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Med Res 5:1-7. 2007
    ..This algorithm yielded an estimated prevalence of 24.2% for diabetes mellitus in adult subjects aged > or =50 years...
  16. pmc Cataract research using electronic health records
    Carol J Waudby
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    BMC Ophthalmol 11:32. 2011
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  17. ncbi Prevalence and associations of epiretinal membranes in the visual impairment project
    Daniel J McCarty
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:288-94. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence and factors associated with epiretinal membranes in a random sample of the population aged 40 years and older in Victoria, Australia...
  18. pmc Wisconsin rural women's health study psychological factors and blood cholesterol level: difference between normal and overweight rural women
    Vatsal Chikani
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Clin Med Res 2:47-53. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate the effects of psychological factors on plasma lipid levels among rural women of central Wisconsin and to compare the effects of these variables among normal-weight and overweight women...
  19. doi Apolipoprotein e4 genotype increases the risk of being diagnosed with posttraumatic fibromyalgia
    Jonathan C Reeser
    Office of Research Integrity and Protections, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    PM R 3:193-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether the apolipoprotein E4 (Apo E4) allele may be a genetic risk factor for fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  20. ncbi Development of cataract and associated risk factors: the Visual Impairment Project
    Bickol N Mukesh
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation ML2, 1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:79-85. 2006
    ..To evaluate risk factors for the development of cataract in Australian residents...
  21. ncbi Development of a multi-institutional cohort to facilitate cardiovascular disease biomarker validation using existing biorepository samples linked to electronic health records
    Deanna S Cross
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin
    Clin Cardiol 36:486-91. 2013
    ..In this study, we constructed a cohort for testing emerging biomarkers for AMI in managed-care populations using existing biospecimen repositories linked to electronic health records (EHR)...
  22. pmc Dietary intake in the Personalized Medicine Research Project: a resource for studies of gene-diet interaction
    Lacie Strobush
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N, Oak Ave MLR, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Nutr J 10:13. 2011
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  23. ncbi Construction of atorvastatin dose-response relationships using data from a large population-based DNA biobank
    Peggy Peissig
    Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 100:286-8. 2007
  24. pmc Use of an electronic medical record to characterize cases of intermediate statin-induced muscle toxicity
    Ravi K Mareedu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Prev Cardiol 12:88-94. 2009
    ..The lines reflecting these relationships cross at a CK level of approximately 1175 U/L, approximately half the threshold level needed to make a clinical diagnosis of "myopathy" (ie, CK >10-fold the upper limit of normal)...
  25. pmc A pilot study of gene/gene and gene/environment interactions in Alzheimer disease
    Nader Ghebranious
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Med Res 9:17-25. 2011
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to explore gene/gene and gene/environment associations in AD and to obtain data for sample size estimates for larger, more definitive studies of AD...
  26. ncbi Five-year incidence of age-related maculopathy: the Visual Impairment Project
    Bickol N Mukesh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 111:1176-82. 2004
    ..To describe the 5-year incidence of age-related maculopathy (ARM) and the progression of the early stages of ARM lesions in Melbourne, Australia...
  27. ncbi Five-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Daniel J McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:397-402. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to describe the 5-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project (VIP) cohort...
  28. pmc Development of a fingerprinting panel using medically relevant polymorphisms
    Deanna S Cross
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N, Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 2:17. 2009
    ..In addition, this panel can serve as a resource for investigators who are interested in the effects of disease in a population, particularly for common diseases...
  29. ncbi Predictors of falls in the Melbourne visual impairment project
    Catherine A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:116-9. 2002
    ..To assess factors associated with falls in the past month, including visual acuity and other vision-related variables...
  30. ncbi A review of the epidemiologic evidence linking ultraviolet radiation and cataracts
    Catherine A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:21-31. 2002
    ..Cataract is the most common cause of blindness in the world and there are currently no strategies to prevent it. The aim of this paper is to review the epidemiologic evidence linking ultraviolet (UV) radiation and cataract...
  31. doi A rural community's involvement in the design and usability testing of a computer-based informed consent process for the Personalized Medicine Research Project
    Andrea N Mahnke
    Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin
    Am J Med Genet A 164:129-40. 2014
    ..The next step will involve contacting participants to measure whether understanding of what they consented to is retained over time...
  32. pmc Development of an optical character recognition pipeline for handwritten form fields from an electronic health record
    Luke V Rasmussen
    Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:e90-5. 2012
    ..The few previous studies on automated extraction of data from these handwritten notes have focused on monolithic, custom-developed recognition systems or third-party systems that require proprietary forms...
  33. ncbi Development of reusable logic for determination of statin exposure-time from electronic health records
    Aaron W Miller
    Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA Electronic address
    J Biomed Inform 49:206-12. 2014
    ..We aim to quantify HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) prescriber-intended exposure-time using a generalizable algorithm that interrogates data stored in the electronic health record (EHR)...
  34. doi Clinical genetics provider real-time workflow study
    Elizabeth McPherson
    Department of Medical Genetic Services, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Genet Med 10:699-706. 2008
    ..Our work is the first documentation, in real time, of workflow in a general genetics department including data on patient care, research, and other activities for both clinical geneticists and genetic counselors...
  35. ncbi Cataract in the 21st Century: lessons from previous epidemiological research
    Catherine A McCarty
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield Clinic, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Exp Optom 85:91-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review Australian data on cataract prevalence and risk factors and to project potential future demand for cataract services...
  36. pmc Population based allele frequencies of disease associated polymorphisms in the Personalized Medicine Research Project
    Deanna S Cross
    Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, WI, USA
    BMC Genet 11:51. 2010
    ..We compared these allele frequencies to those in dbSNP and other data sources stratified by race. Differences in allele frequencies between self reported race, region of origin, and sex were determined...
  37. ncbi Diabetic retinopathy: yet another reason for a comprehensive eye-care programme for Australian Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
    Catherine A McCarty
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:6-7. 2003
  38. ncbi Serum levels of vitamin D metabolites and breast cancer risk in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:889-94. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi Five-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma: the visual impairment project
    Bickol N Mukesh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 109:1047-51. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia...
  40. pmc Vitamin E supplementation and macular degeneration: randomised controlled trial
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 8, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8002
    BMJ 325:11. 2002
    ..To determine whether vitamin E supplementation influences the incidence or rate of progression of age related maculopathy (AMD)...
  41. ncbi Risk factors associated with the incidence of open-angle glaucoma: the visual impairment project
    Anhchuong Le
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3783-9. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between potential risk factors and the development of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in Australian residents aged 40 and or more years...
  42. ncbi Five-year incidence of bilateral cause-specific visual impairment in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Peter N Dimitrov
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:5075-81. 2003
    ..To describe the age-, gender-, and cause-specific 5-year incidence of bilateral visual impairment in participants in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project, Victoria, Australia...
  43. ncbi Vitamin E supplementation and cataract: randomized controlled trial
    John J McNeil
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 111:75-84. 2004
    ..To determine whether treatment with vitamin E (500 IU daily) reduces either the incidence or rate of progression of age-related cataracts...
  44. ncbi The need for routine eye examinations
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2539-42. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and causes of vision loss to assist in the objective determination of the preferred frequency of routine screening for those with normal vision...
  45. ncbi Utilization of eye care services by Victorians likely to benefit from eye care
    Guy W Bylsma
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:573-7. 2004
    ..To assess the utilization of eye care services by Australians most likely to benefit from eye assessment...
  46. ncbi Progression of visual field loss in open angle glaucoma in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Mimiwati Zahari
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:20-6. 2006
    ..To quantify the progression of visual field loss in participants with open angle glaucoma...
  47. ncbi Apolipoprotein (APOE) gene is associated with progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
    Paul N Baird
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    Hum Mutat 27:337-42. 2006
    ..A gender-related factor is therefore implicated either directly or indirectly in the AMD disease process...
  48. doi Association of VEGF gene polymorphisms with diabetic retinopathy in a south Indian cohort
    Satagopan Uthra
    SN ONGC Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
    Ophthalmic Genet 29:11-5. 2008
    ..Polymorphisms in vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene have been associated with diabetic retinopathy (DR) in various populations. A promoter polymorphism and a 3'UTR variation are studied for association with DR...
  49. doi Gene-environment interaction in progression of AMD: the CFH gene, smoking and exposure to chronic infection
    Paul N Baird
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Hum Mol Genet 17:1299-305. 2008
    ..This demonstrates for the first time the existence of a gene environment-interaction between pathogenic load of C. pneumoniae and the CFH gene in the aetiology of AMD...
  50. ncbi Diabetic retinopathy and IGF-1 gene polymorphic cytosine-adenine repeats in a Southern Indian cohort
    Satagopan Uthra
    SN ONGC Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Medical and Vision Research Foundations, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
    Ophthalmic Res 39:294-9. 2007
    ..In the present study, a cytosine-adenine (CA)(n) repeat in the promoter of the IGF-1 gene is studied for association with DR...
  51. ncbi Intron 4 VNTR of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene and diabetic retinopathy in type 2 patients in southern India
    Satagopan Uthra
    SN ONGC Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, India
    Ophthalmic Genet 28:77-81. 2007
    ..We could neither find significant allelic association with clinical severity of DR nor with macular edema. Our results suggest lack of association of intron 4 VNTR of eNOS gene with DR in southern India...
  52. ncbi Psychosocial work characteristics predict cardiovascular disease risk factors and health functioning in rural women: the Wisconsin Rural Women's Health Study
    Vatsal Chikani
    Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Rural Health 21:295-302. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Lutein and zeaxanthin and the risk of cataract: the Melbourne visual impairment project
    Hien T V Vu
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3783-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association of cortical, nuclear, or posterior subcapsular (PSC) cataract with dietary intake of lutein-zeaxanthin (LZ) in a population-based sample...
  54. ncbi Population-based assessment of refractive error in India: the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre forAdvancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, and Centre for Social Services, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:84-93. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence, distribution, and demographic associations of refractive error in the population of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...
  55. ncbi Iris colour, ethnic origin and progression of age-related macular degeneration
    Caroline M Nicolas
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:465-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between iris colour, ethnic origin and the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  56. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies alleles in FGFR2 associated with risk of sporadic postmenopausal breast cancer
    David J Hunter
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nat Genet 39:870-4. 2007
    ..Our summary results from the GWAS are available online in a form that should speed the identification of additional risk loci...
  57. pmc The impact of rubella immunization on the serological status of women of childbearing age: a retrospective longitudinal study in Melbourne, Australia
    Barbara H Francis
    Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 93:1274-6. 2003
  58. ncbi Eye health in rural Australia
    Anna C Madden
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:316-21. 2002
    ..Further epidemiological data and evaluated interventions are urgently required to help identify and address the needs of rural Australian communities...
  59. ncbi Vacations improve mental health among rural women: the Wisconsin Rural Women's Health Study
    Vatsal Chikani
    Arizona Department of Health Services, AZ 85007, USA
    WMJ 104:20-3. 2005
    ..To compare psychological stress, quality of marital life, and disruptive homelife due to work among rural women of central Wisconsin who take vacations frequently and those who do not...

Research Grants1

  1. Genome-Wide Study of Cataract and Low HDL in the Personalized Medicine Research P
    Catherine McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The strength of the research team and the depth and breadth of the electronic medical record at the Marshfield Clinic make this the ideal setting for this RFA. ..