Honghu Liu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison study of multiple measures of adherence to HIV protease inhibitors
    H Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Service Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 102, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:968-77. 2001
  2. pmc MACH14: a multi-site collaboration on ART adherence among 14 institutions
    Honghu Liu
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:127-41. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures analyses of dose timing of antiretroviral medication and its relationship to HIV virologic outcomes
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Stat Med 26:991-1007. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures longitudinal analyses of HIV virologic response as a function of percent adherence, dose timing, genotypic sensitivity, and other factors
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:315-22. 2006
  5. pmc Representativeness of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Internet panel
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1169-78. 2010
  6. pmc Calibration of self-reported oral health to clinically determined standards
    Honghu Liu
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:527-39. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Case finding for population-based studies of rheumatoid arthritis: comparison of patient self-reported ACR criteria-based algorithms to physician-implicit review for diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:302-10. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and medication adherence among HIV-positive women with histories of child sexual abuse
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:279-86. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive evaluation of survey questions for adherence to antiretroviral medications and exploratory analyses for identifying optimal sets of survey questions
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:760-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A practical method to calibrate self-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S104-12. 2006

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison study of multiple measures of adherence to HIV protease inhibitors
    H Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Service Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 102, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:968-77. 2001
    ..Poor adherence to HIV protease inhibitors may compromise the effectiveness of treatment. Few studies have compared methods for measuring adherence or have related adherence measures to a clinical outcome...
  2. pmc MACH14: a multi-site collaboration on ART adherence among 14 institutions
    Honghu Liu
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:127-41. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures analyses of dose timing of antiretroviral medication and its relationship to HIV virologic outcomes
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Stat Med 26:991-1007. 2007
    ..Investigations of adherence to antiretrovirals would benefit from measuring not only per cent adherence but dose timing adherence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures longitudinal analyses of HIV virologic response as a function of percent adherence, dose timing, genotypic sensitivity, and other factors
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:315-22. 2006
    ..The contribution of dose timing and other factors to achieving virologic suppression has received less scrutiny...
  5. pmc Representativeness of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Internet panel
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1169-78. 2010
    ..To evaluate the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS), which collected data from an Internet polling panel, and to compare PROMIS with national norms...
  6. pmc Calibration of self-reported oral health to clinically determined standards
    Honghu Liu
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:527-39. 2010
    ..We test hypotheses of trends across covariates, thereby creating optimal calibration models and tools that can adjust self-reported oral health to clinically determined standards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case finding for population-based studies of rheumatoid arthritis: comparison of patient self-reported ACR criteria-based algorithms to physician-implicit review for diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:302-10. 2004
    ..To evaluate the interrater reliability of rheumatologist diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the concordance between rheumatologist and computer algorithms for assessing the accuracy of a diagnosis of RA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and medication adherence among HIV-positive women with histories of child sexual abuse
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:279-86. 2006
    ..Additional research on how CSA experiences impact health behaviors is needed to help develop culturally congruent interventions to reduce risk behaviors and facilitate better medication adherence for this vulnerable population...
  9. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive evaluation of survey questions for adherence to antiretroviral medications and exploratory analyses for identifying optimal sets of survey questions
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:760-72. 2006
    ..Because these variables are readily obtainable in clinical settings, these selected questions may provide a clinically useful means of screening patients for antiretroviral medication nonadherence...
  10. ncbi request reprint A practical method to calibrate self-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S104-12. 2006
    ..We investigated methods to calibrate patients' self-reported adherence to match objectively measured adherence more closely for the purpose of developing a practical and more accurate self-reported adherence measure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Severity of child sexual abuse, post- traumatic stress and risky sexual behaviors among HIV-positive women
    Hector F Myers
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:191-9. 2006
    ..The results support the need for interventions for HIV-positive women that address the full burden of abuse experienced and its sequelae...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does concordance between data sources vary by medical organization type?
    Diana M Tisnado
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:289-96. 2007
    ..We tested whether concordance between patient selfreport and medical record data would vary with medical organization type, controlling for patient demographic characteristics, health status, and domain of medical care...
  13. ncbi request reprint The complexity of care for patients with rheumatoid arthritis: metrics for better understanding chronic disease care
    Katherine L Kahn
    University of California at Los Angeles, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 45:55-65. 2007
    ..Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) provide an important opportunity for understanding care of patients with a serious chronic condition...
  14. doi request reprint Socio-behavioral predictors of self-reported oral health-related quality of life
    Carl A Maida
    School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951668, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:559-66. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between social and financial support, behavioral and sociodemographic variables, and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a national probability sample...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral white patches in a national sample of medical HIV patients in the era of HAART
    Marvin Marcus
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, International Center for Dental Health Policy, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:99-106. 2005
    ..This paper examines the relationships between social, behavioral and medical aspects of HIV infection and reporting an occurrence of oral white patches (OWP) by HIV-infected patients...
  16. pmc Imputation of SF-12 health scores for respondents with partially missing data
    Honghu Liu
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:905-21. 2005
    ..To create an efficient imputation algorithm for imputing the SF-12 physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) scores when patients have one to eleven SF-12 items missing...
  17. ncbi request reprint What is the concordance between the medical record and patient self-report as data sources for ambulatory care?
    Diana M Tisnado
    University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 44:132-40. 2006
    ..The validity of quality of care assessments relies upon data quality, yet little is known about the relative completeness and validity of data sources for evaluating the quality of care...
  18. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of health beliefs and attitudes concerning measures of antiretroviral adherence among prisoners receiving directly observed antiretroviral therapy
    Becky L White
    Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:408-17. 2006
    ..72; p < 0.001). This study provides preliminary support for the psychometric properties of the survey in this correctional setting...
  19. pmc Risk reduction for HIV-positive African American and Latino men with histories of childhood sexual abuse
    John K Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Suite C8 871C, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:763-72. 2008
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  20. pmc Does ambulatory process of care predict health-related quality of life outcomes for patients with chronic disease?
    Katherine L Kahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Box 951736, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:63-83. 2007
    ..We used empirical data from managed care patients enrolled in west coast physician organizations to test the hypothesis that observed changes in health-related quality of life across a 2.5-year window reflecting process of care...
  21. doi request reprint Violence prevention among HIV-positive women with histories of violence: healing women in their communities
    Gail E Wyatt
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S255-60. 2011
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  22. pmc Intimate partner violence and maternal depression during the perinatal period: a longitudinal investigation of Latinas
    Michael A Rodriguez
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800 Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Violence Against Women 16:543-59. 2010
    ..Findings support recommendations for routine depression and IPV screening of Latinas in perinatal clinical settings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adherence to directly observed antiretroviral therapy among human immunodeficiency virus-infected prison inmates
    David A Wohl
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1572-6. 2003
    ..Different methods used to measure adherence revealed significantly different levels of adherence. These findings suggest that use of DOT does not ensure adherence to antiretroviral therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint No evidence of an association between transient HIV viremia ("Blips") and lower adherence to the antiretroviral medication regimen
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, and UCLA AIDS Institute Center for AIDS Research, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1487-96. 2004
    ..We investigated this relationship in a prospective observational cohort of 128 patients initiating a new regimen...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social support and dental visits
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:188-94. 2013
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine the influence of social support on dental visits among an adult population...
  26. pmc A sexual risk and stress reduction intervention designed for HIV-positive bisexual African American men with childhood sexual abuse histories
    John K Williams
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 760 Westwood Plaza, 38 260, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1476-84. 2013
    ..Yet, traumatic stress is rarely addressed in HIV interventions. We tested a stress-focused sexual risk reduction intervention for African American MSMW with CSA histories...
  27. pmc A longitudinal analysis of unmet need for oral treatment in a national sample of medical HIV patients
    Marvin Marcus
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951668, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:73-5. 2005
    ..Disparities in unmet need are related to socioeconomic status rather than to disease stage or ethnicity...
  28. pmc Readability estimates for commonly used health-related quality of life surveys
    Sylvia H Paz
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:889-900. 2009
    ..To estimate readability of seven commonly used health-related quality of life instruments: SF-36, HUI, EQ-5D, QWB-SA, HALex, Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ), and the NEI-VFQ-25...
  29. pmc The influence of prenatal trauma, stress, social support, and years of residency in the US on postpartum maternal health status among low-income Latinas
    Lekeisha A Sumner
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1046-54. 2011
    ..Health professionals are encouraged to assess these factors in early pregnancy...
  30. pmc How much time does it take to prescribe a new medication?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:311-9. 2008
    ..To measure the length of time spent discussing all aspects of new prescriptions and guideline-recommended aspects of counseling, and to evaluate factors associated with duration of discussion...
  31. doi request reprint Predictive power of the severity measure of attachment loss for periodontal care need
    Honghu Liu
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    J Periodontol 84:1409-15. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate which of the 15 measures of periodontal problems (e.g., maximum, mean, and cumulative AL) best predict the need for periodontal treatment...
  32. pmc Effects of mode and order of administration on generic health-related quality of life scores
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Value Health 12:1035-9. 2009
    ..We evaluate the effects of mode and order of administration on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) scores...
  33. ncbi request reprint Item response theory analyses of physical functioning items in the medical outcomes study
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 45:S32-8. 2007
    ..The initial focus of PROMIS is on 5 HRQOL domains: physical function, fatigue, pain, emotional distress, and social/role participation. Analysis of related, available data can inform construction of these new banks...
  34. pmc Acculturation of attitudes toward end-of-life care: a cross-cultural survey of Japanese Americans and Japanese
    Shinji Matsumura
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:531-9. 2002
    ..However, little is known about how and to what extent acculturation changes attitudes toward end-of-life care and advance care planning. We compared attitudes toward end-of-life care among Japanese Americans and Japanese in Japan...
  35. ncbi request reprint Waiting times in California's emergency departments
    Susan Lambe
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:35-44. 2003
    ..Yet few data are available on ED waiting times among a heterogeneous group of hospitals serving a distinct geographic region...
  36. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of an integrated risk reduction intervention for HIV-positive women with child sexual abuse histories
    Gail E Wyatt
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:453-62. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Pilot assessment of HIV gene therapy-hematopoietic stem cell clinical trial acceptability among minority patients and their advisors
    William Douglas King
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:1123-8. 2010
    ....
  38. pmc Methodological challenges associated with patient responses to follow-up longitudinal surveys regarding quality of care
    Katherine L Kahn
    UCLA School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1579-98. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a patient self-report case-finding method for rheumatoid arthritis
    Andrew L Wong
    Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:484-99. 2004
    ..To describe the development and evaluation of a patient self-report case-finding method for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) not dependent on direct contact with the treating physicians...
  40. pmc Rates and types of events reported to established incident reporting systems in two US hospitals
    Teryl K Nuckols
    THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:164-8. 2007
    ..To facilitate substantial improvements in patient safety, the systems should capture incidents reflecting the spectrum of adverse events that are known to occur in hospitals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of antiretroviral regimen dosing and adherence: a longitudinal study
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90502, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:514-8. 2003
    ..03). Because knowledge deficits are common after antiretroviral regimen initiation, clinicians should assess patients' understanding of medication dosing soon after regimen initiation or change...
  42. pmc How well do clinicians estimate patients' adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy?
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance Calif, 90509 USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:1-11. 2002
    ..However, little is known about the accuracy of these assessments. We sought to describe the accuracy of clinicians' estimates of patients' adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of antiretroviral regimen switches on adherence
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 3:355-60. 2002
    ..We investigated whether a switch in antiretroviral medications affected adherence by examining a prospective observational cohort of 128 patients who began a new antiretroviral regimen...
  44. ncbi request reprint Granule cell neurogenesis after status epilepticus in the immature rat brain
    R Sankar
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1752, USA
    Epilepsia 41:S53-6. 2000
    ..We investigated seizure-induced granule cell neurogenesis in developing rat pups to study the association between hilar injury, granule cell neurogenesis, and epilepsy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Modulation of hippocampal excitability and seizures by galanin
    A M Mazarati
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA mailto mazarati ucla edu
    J Neurosci 20:6276-81. 2000
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Patterns of status epilepticus-induced substance P expression during development
    H Liu
    Epilepsy Research Laboratory, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Sepulveda, CA 91343, USA
    Neuroscience 101:297-304. 2000
    ..These results indicate that seizure activity selectively evokes age-dependent and region-selective expression of substance P...
  47. ncbi request reprint Application of explicit process of care measurement to rheumatoid arthritis: Moving from evidence to practice
    K L Kahn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:884-91. 2006
    ..To construct quality measures with measurement validity and meaning for clinicians...
  48. pmc Circumstances at HIV diagnosis and progression of disease in older HIV-infected Americans
    D S Zingmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1117-20. 2001
    ..This study identified age-related differences in diagnosis and progression of HIV by analyzing a nationally representative sample of HIV-infected adults under care in the United States...
  49. ncbi request reprint Self-sustaining status epilepticus: a condition maintained by potentiation of glutamate receptors and by plastic changes in substance P and other peptide neuromodulators
    C G Wasterlain
    Department of Neurology, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, California 90073, USA
    Epilepsia 41:S134-43. 2000
    ..These changes and those in other limbic peptides may contribute to the maintenance of SSSE and to the modulation of hippocampal excitability during epileptic seizures. NMDA..
  50. ncbi request reprint End-of-life discussions and preferences among persons with HIV
    N S Wenger
    University of California at Los Angeles Department of Medicine, GIM HSR, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    JAMA 285:2880-7. 2001
    ..Even though the prognosis has improved for many persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, a need for planning remains...
  51. ncbi request reprint Assessment of American College of Rheumatology quality criteria for rheumatoid arthritis in a pre-quality criteria patient cohort
    K L Kahn
    University of California at Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:707-15. 2007
    ..To evaluate the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) starter set of quality measures for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in an actual patient cohort that preceded publication of the quality measures...
  52. ncbi request reprint Polyadenylation of ribosomal RNA by Candida albicans
    J Fleischmann
    Department of Medicine, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, 90073, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Gene 265:71-6. 2001
    ..These data indicate that 25S rRNA polyadenylation is part of the biological repertoire of C. albicans and its transient upregulation just prior to hyphal development raises the possibility of a regulatory role in this transition...
  53. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of self-sustaining status epilepticus
    R Sankar
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Dev Neurosci 21:345-51. 1999
    ..This model of SE differs from in vitro models of SE, in which immature animals show an increased susceptibility to epileptogenic stimuli, and provides us with a novel method to study epileptogenicity in the developing brain...
  54. pmc Resistance to excitotoxin-induced seizures and neuronal death in mice lacking the preprotachykinin A gene
    H Liu
    Epilepsy Research Laboratory, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Sepulveda, CA 91343, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:12096-101. 1999
    ..They suggest that these neurokinins are critical to the control of hippocampal excitability, hippocampal seizures, and hippocampal vulnerability...
  55. pmc Substance P is expressed in hippocampal principal neurons during status epilepticus and plays a critical role in the maintenance of status epilepticus
    H Liu
    Epilepsy Research Laboratory, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Sepulveda, CA 91343, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:5286-91. 1999
    ..Enhanced expression of SP during SSSE may modulate hippocampal excitability and contribute to the maintenance of SSSE. Thus, SPR antagonists may constitute a novel category of drugs in antiepileptic therapy...
  56. pmc The entry of underrepresented minority students into US medical schools: an evaluation of recent trends
    D M Carlisle
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1314-8. 1998
    ..Recent challenges to affirmative action suggest the need to reassess the status of the admission of underrepresented minority students to US medical schools...
  57. ncbi request reprint Punishment for unethical behavior in the conduct of research
    N S Wenger
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    Acad Med 73:1187-94. 1998
    ..To investigate the perceptions of scientists and institutional representatives (IRs) to the National Institutes of Health's Office of Research Integrity concerning appropriate punishment for unethical research behavior...
  58. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of exercise rehabilitation after heart transplantation
    J A Kobashigawa
    Division of Cardiology, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 90095, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:272-7. 1999
    ..The role of physical exercise in the treatment of patients who have undergone cardiac transplantation has not been determined. We assessed the effects of training on the capacity for exercise early after cardiac transplantation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in a neonatal rat model of cerebral hypoxia-ischemia
    M R Pulera
    Department of Neurology, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Sepulveda, Calif, USA
    Stroke 29:2622-30. 1998
    ..In addition to necrosis, apoptotic cell death may occur. The purpose of this study was to determine whether an established model of cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in the neonatal rat demonstrates any features of apoptosis...
  60. ncbi request reprint Approaches and recommendations for estimating minimally important differences for health-related quality of life measures
    Ron D Hays
    School of Public Health, Division of Health Services, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    COPD 2:63-7. 2005
    ..In addition, we provide recommendations for estimating the MID in future research...
  61. pmc Intimate partner violence and community service needs among pregnant and postpartum Latina women
    David P Eisenman
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Violence Vict 24:111-21. 2009
    ..We conclude that IPV may be associated with ongoing perceived needs for social and legal services among Latina perinatal patients...
  62. pmc Trust in one's physician: the role of ethnic match, autonomy, acculturation, and religiosity among Japanese and Japanese Americans
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:339-47. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation of patient characteristics, religiosity, acculturation, physician ethnicity, and insurance-mandated physician change to levels of trust in Japanese American and Japanese patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use and substitution for conventional therapy by HIV-infected patients
    An Fu Hsiao
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:157-65. 2003
    ..HIV-infected patients commonly use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but it is not known how often CAM is used as a complement or as a substitute for conventional HIV therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Mental health and health-related quality of life among adult Latino primary care patients living in the United States with previous exposure to political violence
    David P Eisenman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    JAMA 290:627-34. 2003
    ..Although political violence continues in parts of Central America, South America, and Mexico, little is known about its relationship to the health of Latino immigrants living in the United States...
  65. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of insuring the uninsured: the case of Korean American children
    Judy Y Chen
    UCLA Department of Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Boxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:51-60. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different school-based health insurance strategies to provide coverage to uninsured Korean American children...
  66. pmc Variation in the readability of items within surveys
    José L Calderón
    RCMI Health Services Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, CA 90059, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:49-56. 2006
    ..Standards for measuring the readability of surveys are needed...
  67. pmc The basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor Cph2 regulates hyphal development in Candida albicans partly via TEC1
    S Lane
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-1700, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 21:6418-28. 2001
    ..Therefore, the function of Cph2 in hyphal transcription is mediated, in part, through Tec1. We further show that this function of Cph2 is independent of the Cph1- and Efg1-mediated pathways...
  68. pmc Constitutively activated Akt-1 is vital for the survival of human monocyte-differentiated macrophages. Role of Mcl-1, independent of nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB, Bad, or caspase activation
    H Liu
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, and the VA Chicago Health Care System, Lakeside Division, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Exp Med 194:113-26. 2001
    ..Thus, our findings demonstrate that the constitutive activation of Akt-1 regulates macrophage survival through Mcl-1, which is independent of caspases, NF-kappaB, or Bad...
  69. pmc Factors associated with palliative withdrawal of mechanical ventilation and time to death after withdrawal
    Thanh N Huynh
    1 Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
    J Palliat Med 16:1368-74. 2013
    ..In imminently dying patients, mechanical ventilation withdrawal is often a comfort measure and avoids prolonging the dying process...
  70. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 6 and interleukin 8 as potential biomarkers for oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    Maie A R St John
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:929-35. 2004
    ..These cytokines may contribute to the pathogenesis of this disease, and have been linked with increased tumor growth and metastasis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Linking hospital discharge and death records--accuracy and sources of bias
    David S Zingmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:21-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and apply an automated linkage algorithm to 10 years of California hospitalization discharge abstracts and death records (1990 to 1999), evaluate linkage accuracy, and identify sources of bias...
  72. pmc A G1 cyclin is necessary for maintenance of filamentous growth in Candida albicans
    J D Loeb
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697 1700, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 19:4019-27. 1999
    ..Our results suggest that CaCln1 may coordinately regulate hyphal development with signal transduction pathways in response to various environmental cues...
  73. pmc Are Latinos less satisfied with communication by health care providers?
    L S Morales
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:409-17. 1999
    ..To examine associations of patient ratings of communication by health care providers with patient language (English vs Spanish) and ethnicity (Latino vs white)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in Na+-dependent Ca2+ accumulation in rabbit hearts exposed to hypoxia and acidification
    S E Anderson
    Department of Human Physiology, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8644, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 284:C1123-32. 2003
    ..However, for similar hypoxia and acidification protocols, this increase in [Ca](i) is less in newborn than adult hearts...
  75. ncbi request reprint DNA array studies demonstrate convergent regulation of virulence factors by Cph1, Cph2, and Efg1 in Candida albicans
    S Lane
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-1700, USA
    J Biol Chem 276:48988-96. 2001
    ..Perhaps, C. albicans utilizes converging pathways to regulate its vital virulence factors to ensure its survival and pathogenicity in various host environments...
  76. ncbi request reprint Correlates of attributing new disability to old age. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group
    C A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:134-41. 2001
    ..To describe women who attribute new disability to old age and to identify demographic, medical, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics that correlate with attributing new disability to old age...
  77. ncbi request reprint Mice resistant to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis have increased thymic expression of myelin basic protein and increased MBP specific T cell tolerance
    H Liu
    UCLA Dept. of Neurology, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 115:118-26. 2001
    ..Together, these data indicate that the list of non-MHC genes involved in susceptibility to autoimmune disease should include genes which regulate expression of autoantigens in thymi...
  78. pmc Saccharomyces cerevisiae G1 cyclins are differentially involved in invasive and pseudohyphal growth independent of the filamentation mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway
    J D Loeb
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California 92687, USA
    Genetics 153:1535-46. 1999
    ..Potential targets for G1 cyclin/Cdks during filamentous growth are discussed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Dentonin, a fragment of MEPE, enhanced dental pulp stem cell proliferation
    H Liu
    Box 0640, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0640, USA
    J Dent Res 83:496-9. 2004
    ..This study shows that Dentonin can promote DPSC proliferation, with a potential role in pulp repair. Further studies are required to determine the usefulness of this material in vivo...
  80. ncbi request reprint Do STD clinics correctly diagnose STDs? An assessment of STD management in Hefei, China
    H Liu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:665-71. 2003
    ..Over half of those previously infected had not received education to prevent reinfection. Thus, the quality of clinic laboratory testing was not high and physicians often misdiagnosed STDs...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effects of augmented delivery of pyruvate on myocardial high-energy phosphate metabolism at high workstate
    K Ochiai
    Department of Medicine, and Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 281:H1823-32. 2001
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  82. pmc A prospective study of predictors of adherence to combination antiretroviral medication
    Carol E Golin
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:756-65. 2002
    ..We sought to assess predictors of long-term (up to 1 year) adherence to newly initiated combination ART using an accurate, objective adherence measure...
  83. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction and adverse effects in renal transplant recipients: a longitudinal analysis
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Clin Transplant 16:113-21. 2002
    ..This report examines the longitudinal relationship between adverse effects and QOL, with particular attention to the relative impact of adverse effects associated with immunosuppression...
  84. doi request reprint Correlates of relationship, psychological, and sexual behavioral factors for HIV risk among Indian women
    R N Gupta
    Indian Council of Medical Research, Division of Reproductive Health and Nutrition, New Delhi, India
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:256-65. 2008
    ..Implications for future research and culturally relevant interventions are discussed...
  85. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation and calibration of health-related quality of life item banks: plans for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
    Bryce B Reeve
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Care 45:S22-31. 2007
    ..The construction and evaluation of item banks to measure unidimensional constructs of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a fundamental objective of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) project...
  86. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient adherence
    Honghu Liu
    Ann Intern Med 137:72-3; author reply 72-3. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint The influence of military service on outpatient care use among racial/ethnic groups in Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers
    Nancy D Harada
    Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073, USA
    Mil Med 167:525-31. 2002
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in military service characteristics influence the use of VA outpatient care and should be understood in delivering outpatient care to veterans...
  88. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use and capacity of California's emergency departments, 1990-1999
    Susan Lambe
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
    Ann Emerg Med 39:389-96. 2002
    ..Data supporting perceptions of inadequate capacity are sparse and conflicting. We describe changes in the use and capacity of California's EDs between 1990 and 1999, as well as trends in severity of patient illness or injury...