Tulane University

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Top Publications

  1. doi Discordant molecular and morphological evolution in buffalofishes (Actinopterygii: Catostomidae)
    Henry L Bart
    Tulane University Museum of Natural History, Belle Chasse, LA 70037, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:808-20. 2010
  2. ncbi Intrarenal renin-angiotensin system and counteracting protective mechanisms in angiotensin II-dependent hypertension
    K D Mitchell
    Department of Physiology, Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 39, New Orleans, Louisiana, LA 70112, USA
    Acta Physiol Hung 94:31-48. 2007
  3. ncbi Auditory cortical activity in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: relationship to subtype and conversion to dementia
    Edward J Golob
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Brain 130:740-52. 2007
  4. pmc Neuropeptide Y acts at Y1 receptors in the rostral ventral medulla to inhibit neuropathic pain
    Bradley K Taylor
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Pain 131:83-95. 2007
  5. ncbi Periodontal disease as one possible explanation for the Mexican paradox
    X Xiong
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, Tidewater Building Suite 2022, SL 18, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:1348-54. 2006
  6. ncbi Open-label olanzapine treatment in bipolar I disorder: clinical and work functional outcomes
    Lizheng Shi
    Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:961-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase inhibition activates L- and T-type Ca2+ channels in afferent and efferent arterioles
    Ming Guo Feng
    Department of Physiology and Hypertension and Renal Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 290:F873-9. 2006
  8. ncbi The Prevalence of CYP2C8, 2C9, 2J2, and soluble epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms in African Americans with hypertension
    Albert W Dreisbach
    Divisions of Nephrology and Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1276-81. 2005
  9. ncbi The HIV-1 Tat protein selectively enhances CXCR4 and inhibits CCR5 expression in megakaryocytic K562 cells
    Debasis Mondal
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:631-44. 2005
  10. ncbi Biological activities encoded by the murine mesenchymal stem cell transcriptome provide a basis for their developmental potential and broad therapeutic efficacy
    Donald G Phinney
    Center for Gene Therapy and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SL 99, Room 672 JBJ, Tulane University of the Health Sciences, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stem Cells 24:186-98. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Discordant molecular and morphological evolution in buffalofishes (Actinopterygii: Catostomidae)
    Henry L Bart
    Tulane University Museum of Natural History, Belle Chasse, LA 70037, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:808-20. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi Intrarenal renin-angiotensin system and counteracting protective mechanisms in angiotensin II-dependent hypertension
    K D Mitchell
    Department of Physiology, Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 39, New Orleans, Louisiana, LA 70112, USA
    Acta Physiol Hung 94:31-48. 2007
    ..Thus, when the capacity of the kidneys to maintain sodium balance and extracellular fluid volume within appropriate ranges is compromised, increases in arterial pressure become necessary to re-establish normal balance...
  3. ncbi Auditory cortical activity in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: relationship to subtype and conversion to dementia
    Edward J Golob
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Brain 130:740-52. 2007
    ..We conclude that auditory cortical sensory potentials differ among amnestic MCI subtypes and outcomes occurring up to 5 years later...
  4. pmc Neuropeptide Y acts at Y1 receptors in the rostral ventral medulla to inhibit neuropathic pain
    Bradley K Taylor
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Pain 131:83-95. 2007
    ..Furthermore, NPY inhibits behavioral signs of neuropathic pain, possibly by acting at Y1 receptors in the RVM...
  5. ncbi Periodontal disease as one possible explanation for the Mexican paradox
    X Xiong
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, Tidewater Building Suite 2022, SL 18, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:1348-54. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Open-label olanzapine treatment in bipolar I disorder: clinical and work functional outcomes
    Lizheng Shi
    Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:961-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to describe clinical and work functional outcomes associated with 6-month open-label olanzapine treatment for bipolar I disorder...
  7. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase inhibition activates L- and T-type Ca2+ channels in afferent and efferent arterioles
    Ming Guo Feng
    Department of Physiology and Hypertension and Renal Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 290:F873-9. 2006
    ..These data help explain how endothelial dysfunction associated with hypertension may lead to enhanced activity of LCC in postglomerular arterioles and increased postglomerular resistance...
  8. ncbi The Prevalence of CYP2C8, 2C9, 2J2, and soluble epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms in African Americans with hypertension
    Albert W Dreisbach
    Divisions of Nephrology and Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1276-81. 2005
    ..We performed a case-control study to determine the prevalence of epoxygenase-related SNP in African American individuals and to evaluate whether these SNP are associated with increased risk of hypertension...
  9. ncbi The HIV-1 Tat protein selectively enhances CXCR4 and inhibits CCR5 expression in megakaryocytic K562 cells
    Debasis Mondal
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:631-44. 2005
    ..Because megakaryocytes may play a crucial role in HIV-1 infectivity in viral reservoirs, our findings implicate a role for Tat protein in dictating co-receptor usage in lineage-committed HPCs...
  10. ncbi Biological activities encoded by the murine mesenchymal stem cell transcriptome provide a basis for their developmental potential and broad therapeutic efficacy
    Donald G Phinney
    Center for Gene Therapy and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SL 99, Room 672 JBJ, Tulane University of the Health Sciences, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stem Cells 24:186-98. 2006
    ..The restricted expression pattern of these proteins within populations suggests that the cellular composition of marrow stroma and its associated functions are more complex than previously envisioned...
  11. ncbi Use of methylphenidate in traumatic brain injury
    O Rita M Siddall
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1309-13. 2005
    ..To review literature regarding the effectiveness of methylphenidate in the management of the cognitive and behavioral changes observed following traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  12. ncbi Life-threatening dermatoses in travelers
    Larry E Millikan
    Department of Dermatology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Clin Dermatol 23:249-53. 2005
    ..All of these can be fulminant and therefore an awareness and early therapeutic intervention is mandatory...
  13. ncbi Alterations in the profile of blood cell types during malaria in previously unexposed primigravid monkeys
    Billie B Davison
    Division of Comparative Pathology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana 70433, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:1940-52. 2005
    ..Pregnancy-induced immunomodulation, defined as a lack of appropriate cellular responses to malaria, was indiscernible until the immune system was challenged by a pathogen...
  14. ncbi Alcohol intake and hypertension subtypes in Chinese men
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Hypertens 23:737-43. 2005
    ..To examine the associations between alcohol intake and isolated systolic hypertension (ISH), systolic-diastolic hypertension (SDH), and isolated diastolic hypertension (IDH)...
  15. ncbi Differential effect of beta-blocker therapy on insulin resistance as a function of insulin sensitizer use: results from GEMINI
    V Fonseca
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabet Med 24:759-63. 2007
    ..To determine whether the beneficial effects of carvedilol on insulin resistance (IR) are affected by the concomitant use of insulin sensitizers [thiazolidinediones (TZDs) and metformin]...
  16. ncbi "Stemness" does not explain the repair of many tissues by mesenchymal stem/multipotent stromal cells (MSCs)
    D J Prockop
    Tulane Center for Gene Therapy, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:241-3. 2007
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  17. ncbi Feasibility and effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in preschool children: two case reports
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:631-6. 2007
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of emerging evidence-based treatment for preschool children...
  18. doi Body mass index and risk of stroke among Chinese men and women
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:11-20. 2010
    ..The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and stroke incidence and mortality remains controversial, particularly in Asian populations...
  19. pmc Age-related associations of hypertension and diabetes mellitus with chronic kidney disease
    Tareq M Islam
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Louisiana, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:17. 2009
    ..The association of diabetes mellitus and hypertension with CKD across the adult lifespan is not well established...
  20. doi Morphology and taxonomy of the microsporidium Liebermannia covasacrae n. sp. from the grasshopper Covasacris pallidinota (Orthoptera, Acrididae)
    Yuliya Y Sokolova
    Laboratory of Insect Pathology, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, 404 Life Sciences Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 1710, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 101:34-42. 2009
    ..Comparison of the three Liebermannia spp. demonstrates that the nuclear phase (dikaryotic versus monokaryotic spores) and type of sporogony (polysporous versus disporous) may vary in closely related species...
  21. doi Phosphorylated insulin like growth factor-I receptor expression and its clinico-pathological significance in histologic subtypes of human thyroid cancer
    Geetika Chakravarty
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University Health Science Center, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:372-86. 2009
    ..However, more mechanistic studies would be necessary to substantiate the possibility that pIGF-IR may be important for differentiation of thyroid tissues and is lost with disease progression...
  22. pmc Live Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes elicit inflammatory mediators from human monocytes via the Toll-like receptor signaling pathway
    Vida A Dennis
    Division of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana 70433, USA
    Infect Immun 77:1238-45. 2009
    ..burgdorferi spirochetes and furthermore suggest that the TLR-dependent interaction between these cells and live spirochetes is mediated by spirochetal lipoproteins but not by flagellin...
  23. pmc Heat shock protein 70 secretion by neonatal tracheal tissue during mechanical ventilation: association with indices of tissue function and modeling
    Euming Chong
    Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Pediatr Res 65:387-91. 2009
    ..05). HSP70 secretion is associated with the degree of biophysical tracheal injury as well as the time course of MMP-2 secretion by tracheal tissues...
  24. pmc Modification of a common BAL technique to enhance sample diagnostic value
    Morgan L Singletary
    Division of Veterinary Medicine, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, LA, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 47:47-51. 2008
    ..3% increase in overall fluid yield and a higher concentration of cells recovered. These differences are statistically significant and likely will be clinically relevant in the context of diagnosis...
  25. pmc Adipose-derived stem cells: isolation, expansion and differentiation
    Bruce A Bunnell
    Division of Gene Therapy, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Covington, LA 70433, USA
    Methods 45:115-20. 2008
    ..While this article has focused on the isolation of ASCs from human adipose tissue, the procedure can be applied to adipose tissues from other species with minimal modifications...
  26. pmc From competencies to capacity: assessing the national epidemiology workforce
    Maureen Lichtveld
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, New Orleans, LA 70112 2704, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:128-35. 2008
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  27. doi Sustained efficacy and reduced hypoglycemia during one year of treatment with vildagliptin added to insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    V Fonseca
    Endocrinology Department, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Horm Metab Res 40:427-30. 2008
  28. pmc Physiological and behavioral effects of social introduction on adult male rhesus macaques
    Lara A Doyle
    Division of Veterinary Medicine, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana 70433, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:542-50. 2008
    ..The results of this study may be of practical use for designing and monitoring social introductions and suggest that managers should not dismiss the feasibility of successful pairing of adult male rhesus macaques...
  29. doi Ecological and genetic associations across a Heliconius hybrid zone
    M J Blum
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:330-41. 2008
    ..erato races differ in habitat use and that habitat preferences may promote speciation among Heliconius butterflies...
  30. ncbi Concise review: mesenchymal stem/multipotent stromal cells: the state of transdifferentiation and modes of tissue repair--current views
    Donald G Phinney
    Center for Gene Therapy, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Stem Cells 25:2896-902. 2007
    ..Additionally, we argue that this heterogeneity also provides a basis for the broad therapeutic efficacy of MSCs...
  31. ncbi Missouri overrules the United States Supreme Court on capital punishment for minors
    Paul B Herbert
    Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:443-6. 2004
    ..Roper. The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari to consider whether Stanford survives its own burial by the state court...
  32. ncbi Pneumoperitoneum from gas gangrene of the pancreas: three unusual findings in a single case
    Zsolt T Stockinger
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:489-92. 2004
    ..This case represents a constellation of extremely rare findings: Clostridium perfringens infection of the pancreas, pancreatic emphysema or "gas gangrene," and pneumoperitoneum without a perforated viscus...
  33. ncbi Effect of fibre rotation on the initiation of re-entry in cardiac tissue
    E J Vigmond
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada
    Med Biol Eng Comput 39:455-64. 2001
    ..g. stable figure-of-eight re-entries and transient rotors. Three mechanisms of re-entry annihilation are identified: front catchup, filling of the excitable gap and core wander...
  34. ncbi Clinical and neuropsychological correlates of impaired awareness of deficits in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease: a comparative study
    B Seltzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 14:122-9. 2001
    ..To compare patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and Parkinson disease (PD) with regard to their awareness of cognitive, emotional/social interaction, self-care, and motor-related neurologic deficits...
  35. ncbi Conjugated equine estrogen improves glycemic control and blood lipoproteins in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes
    K E Friday
    Department of Medicine, General Clinical Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:48-52. 2001
    ..We conclude that estrogen replacement therapy improves glycemic control, blood lipoproteins, and apolipoprotein B concentrations while modestly increasing triglyceride levels in postmenopausal, type 2 diabetic women...
  36. ncbi Topical revitalization of body skin
    T C Flynn
    Department of Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 14:280-4. 2000
    ..Chemical peeling for the body can improve the skin with the use of alpha- or beta-hydroxy acids. While topical therapy can improve body skin, adjunctive surgical therapy may be needed to correct body skin disorders or concerns fully...
  37. ncbi Morphine inhibits an alpha9-acetylcholine nicotinic receptor-mediated response by a mechanism which does not involve opioid receptors
    M I Lioudyno
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Hear Res 149:167-77. 2000
    ..We conclude that morphine inhibits the alpha9nACh receptor-mediated response in hair cells and Xenopus oocytes through a mechanism which does not involve opioid receptors but may be a direct block of the alpha9nACh receptor...
  38. ncbi Exacerbation of bleomycin-induced lung injury in mice by amifostine
    L A Ortiz
    Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, and Environmental Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Physiol 277:L1239-44. 1999
    ..These data suggest that amifostine treatment exacerbates BLM-induced lung injury in mice...
  39. ncbi A rapid response microviscosimeter
    G S Kirby
    Tulane Viscosity Laboratory, Department of Anatomy, Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Biorheology 35:89-102. 1998
    ..The instrument will be useful for in vitro investigations of effective viscosity and viscous resistance in the microcirculation...
  40. ncbi Intrarenal angiotensin II generation and renal effects of AT1 receptor blockade
    L G Navar
    Department of Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 10:S266-72. 1999
    ..Blockade of intrarenal AT1 receptors elicited significant increases in GFR, renal blood flow, sodium excretion, and fractional sodium excretion, suggesting synergistic actions on tubular transport and vascular smooth muscle cells...
  41. ncbi P2 purinoceptor saturation by adenosine triphosphate impairs renal autoregulation in dogs
    D S Majid
    Department of Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 10:492-8. 1999
    ..These results support the hypothesis that P2 purinoceptors may be involved in mediating autoregulatory adjustments in renal vascular resistance...
  42. ncbi Radiographic evidence of silicosis risk in the diatomaceous earth industry
    J M Hughes
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and Department of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 158:807-14. 1998
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  43. ncbi Sodium reduction and weight loss in the treatment of hypertension in older persons: a randomized controlled trial of nonpharmacologic interventions in the elderly (TONE). TONE Collaborative Research Group
    P K Whelton
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 279:839-46. 1998
    ..Nonpharmacologic interventions are frequently recommended for treatment of hypertension in the elderly, but there is a paucity of evidence from randomized controlled trials in support of this recommendation...
  44. ncbi Protein kinase C in central vestibular, cerebellar, and precerebellar pathways of the rat
    M M Garcia
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Comp Neurol 385:26-42. 1997
    ..These data suggest that particular protein kinase C isoforms play specific roles in vestibular and cerebellar function...
  45. ncbi On the crisis in biomedical education: is there an overproduction of biomedical PhDs?
    J E Domer
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    Acad Med 71:876-85. 1996
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  46. ncbi The mucosal immune system: primary target for HIV infection and AIDS
    R S Veazey
    Tulane Regional Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 18703 Three Rivers Rd, Covington, LA 70433, USA
    Trends Immunol 22:626-33. 2001
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  47. ncbi Binding to Elongin C inhibits degradation of interacting proteins in yeast
    Linda E Hyman
    Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:15586-91. 2002
    ..The results suggest a new function for yeast Elongin C that is distinct from a direct role in targeting proteins for ubiquitination and subsequent proteolysis...
  48. ncbi Understanding gender differences in condom use self-efficacy among youth in urban Cameroon
    Dominique Meekers
    Department of International Health and Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:62-72. 2002
    ..There is a need for programs that publicize and/or increase access to youth-friendly outlets and increase the acceptability of young women buying condoms...
  49. ncbi Abilities of 3,4-diarylfuran-2-one analogs of combretastatin A-4 to inhibit both proliferation of tumor cell lines and growth of relevant tumors in nude mice
    Lichun Sun
    Department of Medicine, Peptide Research Laboratories, Tulane Health Sciences Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Anticancer Res 24:179-86. 2004
    ..These analogs appear to offer a valuable tool for CA-4 research because of their extremely facile synthesis from readily available starting materials...
  50. ncbi A brief history of the discovery of natural simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) infections in captive sooty mangabey monkeys
    Bobby J Gormus
    Division of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, 18703 Three Rivers Road, Covington, LA 70433, USA
    Front Biosci 9:216-24. 2004
    ..Our results together with observations of others led us to propose that both SIVmac and SIVDelta originated in SMM and that SIV emerged in humans as a result of early African nonhuman primate SIV trans-species infections in humans...
  51. ncbi Seafood allergy and allergens: a review
    S B Lehrer
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Section of Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology 1700 Perdido St SL 57, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 5:339-48. 2003
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  52. ncbi Exposure to radiologic contrast media and an increased risk of treated end-stage renal disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:353-9. 2003
    ..Radiologic contrast media can cause acute renal failure, but whether their repeated use is associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is unknown...
  53. ncbi Multiphasic helical computerized tomography for the assessment of microscopic hematuria: a prospective study
    E K Lang
    Department of Radiology, Tulane Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Urol 171:237-43. 2004
    ..We evaluated multiphasic helical computed tomography for the detection and characterization of lesions responsible for hematuria not diagnosed on prior urological surveillance studies...
  54. ncbi Reduced hypothalamic neuropeptide Y expression in growth hormone- and prolactin-deficient Ames and Snell dwarf mice
    David L Hurley
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology and Neuroscience Program, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Endocrinology 144:4783-9. 2003
    ..The reduction in total NPY mRNA was greater than that reported in studies of GH-deficient rats, suggesting that NPY expression may be affected by the lifelong absence of prolactin or TSH or both, as well as GH...
  55. ncbi Allowing patients to die: practical, ethical, and religious concerns
    Marc J Kahn
    Department of Medicine and Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:3000-2. 2003
  56. ncbi Aggressive lipid management for cardiovascular prevention: evidence from clinical trials
    Karen E Friday
    Department Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:769-78. 2003
    ..As more clinicians effectively treat adverse lipid and lipoprotein cardiovascular risk factors, patients will likely benefit from reductions in cardiovascular events...
  57. ncbi Low-shear modeled microgravity: a global environmental regulatory signal affecting bacterial gene expression, physiology, and pathogenesis
    Cheryl A Nickerson
    Program in Molecular Pathogenesis and Immunity, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SL 38, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 54:1-11. 2003
    ..In addition, this review also discusses the use of microgravity technology to generate physiologically relevant human tissue models for research in bacterial pathogenesis...
  58. ncbi Clinical-pathologic conference: cutaneous paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with benign encapsulated thymoma
    Renee S Hartz
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:400-6. 2003
  59. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment of food neophobia in adults
    Deborah K Marcontel
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:341-9. 2002
    ..Our paper will review the methods used to treat children with the disorder, then delineate how the procedures were modified for an adult population, giving two case examples...
  60. ncbi An adjustable-tip brush for the induction of posterior hyaloid separation and epiretinal membrane peeling
    Gholam A Peyman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:705-7. 2002
    ..To report a new adjustable-tip brush for induction of posterior hyaloid separation and epiretinal membrane peeling...
  61. ncbi Fifth through eighth grade longitudinal predictors of tobacco use among a racially diverse cohort: CATCH
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Room 2309, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Sch Health 72:58-64. 2002
    ..The social environment of young people continues to be an important instigator of smoking onset. The connection between intention and behavior over time suggests students' intentions not to smoke reflect decision-making at an early age...
  62. ncbi Transport of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide across the blood-brain barrier and the prevention of ischemia-induced death of hippocampal neurons
    W A Banks
    U S Japan Biomedical Research Laboratories, Tulane University Hebert Center, Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70037, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 805:270-7; discussion 277-9. 1996
    ..We suggest that iv PACAP could be neuroprotective after stroke, cardiac arrest, and hypotensive episodes...

Research Grants62

  1. Blood Pressure, cholestrol, and glycemic control
    Paul Muntner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..through a nation-wide search as a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Tulane University. Since then Dr. Muntner has worked closely under the tutelage of Drs. Jiang He and Paul K...
  2. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Clinical Center for Prospective Cohort Study of CRI
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Clinical Trial of Dietary Protein on Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from the proposed study may provide the scientific evidence for protein supplementation recommendations for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in the general population. ..
  5. Genetic Epidemiology of Blood Pressure Intervention
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information is also useful for designing tailored lifestyle interventions for the treatment of hypertension among individual patients. ..
  6. Genetic Epidemiology of Blood Pressure Intervention
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, identifying genes related to salt-sensitivity and potassium-sensitivity of BP should enable the discovery of new pharmaceutical treatment for hypertension. ..
  7. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  8. Clinical Center for Prospective Cohort Study of CRI
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Non-Invasive Assessments of Cardiovascular Disease PHS 398 (Rev. 5/95) (Form Page 3) Page 3 CC Number pages consecutively at the bottom throughout the application. Do not use suffixes such as 3a, 3b. ..
  9. Family-Based Genome-wide Association Study for Salt-Sensitivity of Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, identifying genes related to salt-sensitivity of blood pressure should enable the discovery of new pharmaceutical treatment for hypertension. ..
  10. Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  13. Intrarenal Augmentation of Angiotensinogen by Ang II
    Hiroyuki Kobori; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Intrarenal Augmentation of Angiotensinogen by Ang II
    Hiroyuki Kobori; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  15. FSHD: Chromatin Structure, Looping, & Expression
    Melanie Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research should elucidate new aspects of long-distance control of gene expression as well as lending clinically useful insights into this currently intractable disease. ..
  16. FSHD: Chromatin Structure, Looping, & Expression
    Melanie Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research should elucidate new aspects of long-distance control of gene expression as well as lending clinically useful insights into this currently intractable disease. ..
  17. FSHD Syndrome: DNA Repeats, Methylation, & Chromatin
    Melanie Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed research should help elucidate the molecular etiology of the enigmatic FSHD syndrome. ..
  18. EVOLUTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK WITH NORMAL AGING
    Gerald Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Understanding the evolution of C-V risk in normal aging can lead to more rational programs for successful aging and longevity and C-V disease prevention. ..
  19. EVOLUTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK WITH NORMAL AGING
    GERALD SANDERS BERENSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Observations derived from this research will help develop effective preventive strategies to temper mediators that influence premature C-V morbidity and mortality. ..
  20. EVOLUTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK WITH NORMAL AGING
    Gerald Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Observations derived from this research will help develop effective preventive strategies to temper mediators that influence premature C-V morbidity and mortality. ..
  21. EVOLUTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK WITH NORMAL AGING
    Gerald Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding the evolution of C-V risk in normal aging will aid the development of more rational programs to achieve successful aging and C-V disease prevention. ..