Michael B Brimacombe
Affiliation: New Jersey
- Prenatal and birth complications in autismM Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:73-9. 2007..Prenatal and birth history as potential sources of risk factors in relation to the onset of autism were examined...
- Fetal alcohol syndrome related knowledge assessment and comparison in New Jersey health professional groupsM Brimacombe
School of Public Health UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e57-65. 2008..Educational efforts in regard to FASD should be sensitive to the various health professionals engaged in preventing, diagnosing and treating FASD...
- Comparison of fetal demise case series drawn from socioeconomically distinct counties in New JerseyMichael B Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey, 07101 1709, USA
Fetal Pediatr Pathol 26:213-22. 2007..Also no difference in the incidence of stillbirth due to unknown cause was found between the case series...
- Patient complexity in quality comparisons for glycemic control: An observational studyMonika M Safford
Deep South Center on Effectiveness at Birmingham VA Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Implement Sci 4:2. 2009..Current performance measures of glycemic control may not be reliably identifying quality problems, and tying reimbursements to such measures may compromise the care of complex patients...
- Antibiotic resistance and single-nucleotide polymorphism cluster grouping type in a multinational sample of resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolatesM Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, 185 S Orange Ave, MSB F 647, Newark, NJ 07083, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4157-9. 2007..Drug resistance and resistance mutations were seen across all SCGs. SCG-2 had higher proportions of katG codon 315 mutations and resistance to four drugs...
- Familial risk factors in autismMichael Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, New Jersey Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark 07101 1709, USA
J Child Neurol 22:593-7. 2007..These families also carry a relatively high incidence of medical disorders, independently of developmental and psychiatric disorders. This work supports the underlying presence of genetic factors in the etiology of autism...
- Shoulder dystocia related fetal neurological injuries: the predisposing roles of forceps and ventouse extractionsMichael Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:415-22. 2008..Sequential forceps-ventouse utilization further doubles the risks and is, therefore, to be avoided in all circumstances...
- Telomere length and mortality: a study of leukocytes in elderly Danish twinsMasayuki Kimura
Center of Human Development and Aging, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Am J Epidemiol 167:799-806. 2008..Leukocyte telomere dynamics might help explain the boundaries of the human life span...
- Autism spectrum disorders: concurrent clinical disorders- Xue Ming
Department of Neuroscience, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
J Child Neurol 23:6-13. 2008..There may be common pathophysiologic mechanisms resulting in clinical subgroups of autism spectrum disorders. Recognition of the co-occurrence of concurrent disorders may provide insight into the therapeutic strategy...
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and mortality following hip fracture: a population-based cohort studyCynthia de Luise
Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Newark, NJ, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 23:115-22. 2008..We assessed the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on mortality after hip fracture, and compared mortality in this cohort to persons without hip fracture in a population-based prospective cohort study...
- Comorbidity and mortality following hip fracture: a population-based cohort studyCynthia de Luise
School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Aging Clin Exp Res 20:412-8. 2008..We compared mortality after hip fracture to controls without hip fracture, and assessed the impact of comorbidity on mortality following hip fracture in a population-based cohort study...
- Leukocyte telomere dynamics: longitudinal findings among young adults in the Bogalusa Heart StudyAbraham Aviv
The Center of Human Development and Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:323-9. 2009..These findings underscore the complexity of leukocyte telomere dynamics in vivo and suggest that determinants in addition to the "end-replication problem" contribute to telomere shortening in vivo...
- Assessing autonomic dysfunction symptoms in children: a pilot studyXue Ming
Department of Neurosciences and Neurology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
J Child Neurol 26:420-7. 2011..5%. The Pediatric Autonomic Symptoms Scale is comprehensive and can profile autonomic dysfunction in the 2 neurodevelopmental disorders. Its usefulness in other pediatric disorders remains to be studied...
- Treatment of clinical hypothyroidism with thyroxine and triiodothyronine: a literature review and metaanalysisRussell T Joffe
Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Psychosomatics 48:379-84. 2007..Their analysis reveals no significant difference in treatment effect on psychiatric symptoms in the nine controlled studies to date...
- Maternal oxygen delivery is not related to altitude- and ancestry-associated differences in human fetal growthStacy Zamudio
Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Women s Helath, New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
J Physiol 582:883-95. 2007..Deficits in maternal O(2) transport in third trimester normal pregnancy are unlikely to be causally associated with variation in fetal growth...
- Prevalence of motor impairment in autism spectrum disordersXue Ming
Department of Neurosciences and Neurology, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen Street, Doctor s Office Center, Suite 8100, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Brain Dev 29:565-70. 2007..However, ASD children with the motor deficits were not more likely to receive service than those without the motor deficits...
- The risk of shoulder dystocia related permanent fetal injury in relation to birth weightLeslie Iffy
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:53-60. 2008..To examine birth weight related risks of fetal injury in connection with shoulder dystocia...
- Disparities in use of lipid-lowering medications among people with type 2 diabetes mellitusMonika Safford
New Jersey Veterans Health Administration Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:922-8. 2003..Physicians may underrecognize the excess cardiovascular risk conferred by diabetes alone, without a recent cardiovascular event. Other disparities in the receipt of lipid-lowering medications (LLMs) may exist...
- Reduced cardiac parasympathetic activity in children with autismXue Ming
Department of Neuroscience, New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, Newark, 90 Bergen Street, DOC 8100, NJ 07103, USA
Brain Dev 27:509-16. 2005..These results suggest that there is low baseline cardiac parasympathetic activity with evidence of elevated sympathetic tone in children with autism whether or not they have symptoms or signs of autonomic abnormalities...
- Cranial surgery with an expanded compact intraoperative magnetic resonance imager. Technical noteMichael Schulder
Department of Neurological Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103 2499, USA
J Neurosurg 104:611-7. 2006..Greater ease of positioning resulted in a decrease in added time in the OR and encouraged a larger number of imaging sessions...
- Offspring's leukocyte telomere length, paternal age, and telomere elongation in spermMasayuki Kimura
The Center of Human Development and Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jeresey, United States of America
PLoS Genet 4:e37. 2008..Paternal age exerts a considerable effect on the offspring's LTL, a phenomenon which might relate to telomere elongation in sperm from older men. The implications of this effect deserve detailed study...
- Stereotactic accuracy of a compact intraoperative MRI systemSussan Salas
Department of Neurological Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 85:69-74. 2007..To analyze the stereotactic accuracy of the PoleStar N-20, a compact intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) system, based on a 0.15-Tesla (T) magnet...
- Role of embB codon 306 mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis revisited: a novel association with broad drug resistance and IS6110 clustering rather than ethambutol resistanceManzour Hernando Hazbón
Division of Infectious Disease, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 185 South Orange Avenue, MSB A920C, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:3794-802. 2005..tuberculosis isolates to the development of resistance to increasing numbers of antibiotics and may increase the ability of drug-resistant isolates to be transmitted between subjects...
- Invasive pneumococcal disease in an underimmunized, high HIV prevalence populationAzadeh Tasslimi
UMDNJ School of Public Health, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
J Infect 56:99-102. 2008..To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in a predominantly minority population with low childhood immunization rates and high HIV prevalence, during the early childhood pneumococcal vaccine (PCV7) era...
- Immunological variables mediate cognitive dysfunction in gulf war veterans but not civilians with chronic fatigue syndromeMichael Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 070718, USA
Neuroimmunomodulation 10:93-100. 2002..This implies that lymphocytes are directly related to functional status in Gulf War veterans with CFS, but the Th2 factor produces its effect on functional status via changes in cognitive abilities...
- Autism post-mortem neuroinformatic resource: the autism tissue program (ATP) informatics portalMichael B Brimacombe
Department of Preventive Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:574-9. 2007..Phase III is the ongoing assimilation of data sets derived from research on a core group of donors with searchable access by investigators...