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  1. ncbi Mortality updates (1970-1997) of two refinery/petrochemical plant cohorts at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Baytown, Texas
    Wendy W Huebner
    Epidemiology and Health Surveillance, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc, 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801 0971, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1229-45. 2004
  2. pmc Year-round West Nile virus activity, Gulf Coast region, Texas and Louisiana
    Robert B Tesh
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1649-52. 2004
  3. ncbi Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in surface and treated waters of Louisiana, USA and Ontario, Canada
    Glen R Boyd
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Sci Total Environ 311:135-49. 2003
  4. ncbi Nonlinear association between soil lead and blood lead of children in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana: 2000-2005
    Howard W Mielke
    Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125, USA
    Sci Total Environ 388:43-53. 2007
  5. ncbi St. Louis encephalitis outbreak in Louisiana in 2001
    Shelley Coats Jones
    J La State Med Soc 154:303-6. 2002
  6. ncbi Reduction of pharmaceutically active compounds by a lagoon wetland wastewater treatment system in Southeast Louisiana
    Jeremy L Conkle
    Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Wetland and Aquatic Biogeochemistry Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Chemosphere 73:1741-8. 2008
  7. pmc Autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, Louisiana
    Patricia L Dorn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:605-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Resident cleanup activities, characteristics of flood-damaged homes and airborne microbial concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005
    Margaret A Riggs
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 106:401-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Multiple metal accumulation as a factor in learning achievement within various New Orleans elementary school communities
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Res 97:67-75. 2005
  10. ncbi Molecular characterization of Haemophilus ducreyi strains from Jackson, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana
    A K Haydock
    Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 09164 6420, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:1423-32. 1999

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  1. ncbi Mortality updates (1970-1997) of two refinery/petrochemical plant cohorts at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Baytown, Texas
    Wendy W Huebner
    Epidemiology and Health Surveillance, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc, 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801 0971, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1229-45. 2004
    The purpose of this retrospective cohort study is to update mortality experience at refinery/petrochemical plant facilities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Baytown, Texas.
  2. pmc Year-round West Nile virus activity, Gulf Coast region, Texas and Louisiana
    Robert B Tesh
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1649-52. 2004
    West Nile virus (WNV) was detected in 11 dead birds and two mosquito pools collected in east Texas and southern Louisiana during surveillance studies in the winter of 2003 to 2004...
  3. ncbi Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in surface and treated waters of Louisiana, USA and Ontario, Canada
    Glen R Boyd
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Sci Total Environ 311:135-49. 2003
    ..water bodies, a sewage treatment plant effluent and various stages of a drinking water treatment plant in Louisiana, USA, and from one surface water body, a drinking water treatment plant and a pilot plant in Ontario, Canada...
  4. ncbi Nonlinear association between soil lead and blood lead of children in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana: 2000-2005
    Howard W Mielke
    Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125, USA
    Sci Total Environ 388:43-53. 2007
    ..These results reinforce the proposal that prevention of childhood Pb exposure must include SL remediation as demonstrated by a New Orleans pilot project and a proactive Norwegian government program...
  5. ncbi St. Louis encephalitis outbreak in Louisiana in 2001
    Shelley Coats Jones
    J La State Med Soc 154:303-6. 2002
    A description of the St. Louis encephalitis (SLE) outbreak in Northeast Louisiana is presented. In the fall of 2001 there were 63 cases of St...
  6. ncbi Reduction of pharmaceutically active compounds by a lagoon wetland wastewater treatment system in Southeast Louisiana
    Jeremy L Conkle
    Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Wetland and Aquatic Biogeochemistry Laboratory, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Chemosphere 73:1741-8. 2008
    ..In the state of Louisiana, USA, many municipalities treat wastewater using natural systems, such as lagoons and wetlands, rather than ..
  7. pmc Autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, Louisiana
    Patricia L Dorn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:605-7. 2007
    ..transmission of the Chagas disease parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi, was detected in a patient in rural New Orleans, Louisiana. The patient had positive test results from 2 serologic tests and hemoculture...
  8. ncbi Resident cleanup activities, characteristics of flood-damaged homes and airborne microbial concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005
    Margaret A Riggs
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 106:401-9. 2008
    ..Flooding in the greater New Orleans (GNO) area after the hurricanes caused extensive mold growth in homes resulting in public health concerns...
  9. ncbi Multiple metal accumulation as a factor in learning achievement within various New Orleans elementary school communities
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Res 97:67-75. 2005
    ..The Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) 4th grade scores measure learning achievement for English language arts, ..
  10. ncbi Molecular characterization of Haemophilus ducreyi strains from Jackson, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana
    A K Haydock
    Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 09164 6420, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:1423-32. 1999
    ..ducreyi into this community. The H. ducreyi isolates from New Orleans and Jackson had different ribotype patterns, suggesting that the two outbreaks were probably not linked...
  11. ncbi Parastrongylus (=Angiostrongylus) cantonensis now endemic in Louisiana wildlife
    D Y Kim
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1024-6. 2002
    ..in the United States in 1987, with a probable introduction by infected rats from ships docking in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the mid-1980s...
  12. ncbi Iatrogenic sciatic nerve injuries at buttock and thigh levels: the Louisiana State University experience review
    Esmiralda Yeremeyeva
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:A63-6. 2009
    To provide an overview of iatrogenic sciatic nerve injuries at the buttock and thigh levels, and to analyze results of the treatment provided at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans.
  13. pmc Increased obesity in children living in rural communities of Louisiana
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:160-5. 2009
    ..Information on the prevalence of obesity in children living in rural communities is needed. We report the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children enrolled in grades 4 to 6 who live in rural areas of Louisiana, USA.
  14. ncbi The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP): methods and design of a multidisciplinary population-based cohort study of racial differences in prostate cancer outcomes
    Jane C Schroeder
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Linebarger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1700 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prostate 66:1162-76. 2006
    The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP) is a multidisciplinary study of social, individual, and tumor-level causes of racial differences in prostate cancer aggressiveness.
  15. ncbi To evacuate or not to evacuate: lessons learned from Louisiana nursing home administrators following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    David M Dosa
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:142-9. 2007
    To evaluate the "lessons learned" by Louisiana Nursing Home (NH) administrative directors (ADs) forced to make decisions relating to resident evacuation before Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and determine how emergency planning has changed ..
  16. ncbi Phosphorus limits phytoplankton growth on the Louisiana shelf during the period of hypoxia formation
    Jason B Sylvan
    Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 8521, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7548-53. 2006
    The Louisiana shelf is the largest zone of seasonally oxygen-depleted coastal bottom water in the U.S...
  17. pmc An exploration of the dimensions of pregnancy intentions among women choosing to terminate pregnancy or to initiate prenatal care in New Orleans, Louisiana
    John S Santelli
    Applied Sciences Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2009-15. 2006
    ..We examined pregnancy decisionmaking among women seeking abortion or prenatal care...
  18. ncbi Detection of bluetongue virus RNA in field-collected Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) following the discovery of bluetongue virus serotype 1 in white-tailed deer and cattle in Louisiana
    M E Becker
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Agricultural Experiment Station, 402 Life Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:269-73. 2010
    ..The amplicons of the positive specimens were sequenced and found to be identical to both BTV-17 and BTV-13. During our study, no BTV-1 transmission was detected in cattle, and no BTV-1 was detected in specimens of ceratopogonids...
  19. ncbi Childhood adiposity as a predictor of cardiac mass in adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Xiangrong Li
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 110:3488-92. 2004
    ..However, information on the relationship between left ventricular mass (LVM) in adults and longitudinal measurements of CV risk factors from childhood to adulthood is limited...
  20. ncbi Deciphering ecological barriers to North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) gene flow in the Louisiana landscape
    Emily K Latch
    Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 715 West State Street, W Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Hered 99:265-74. 2008
    For North American river otters (Lontra canadensis) in Louisiana, statewide distribution, availability of aquatic habitats, and the absence of physical barriers to dispersal might suggest that they exist as a large, panmictic population...
  21. ncbi Avian hosts for West Nile virus in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 2002
    Nicholas Komar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:1031-7. 2005
    West Nile virus (WNV) infections in free-ranging birds were studied in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, after a human encephalitis outbreak peaked there in July 2002...
  22. pmc Trends in mental illness and suicidality after Hurricane Katrina
    R C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 13:374-84. 2008
    ..Outcomes were only weakly related to socio-demographic variables, meaning that high prevalence of hurricane-related mental illness remains widely distributed in the population nearly 2 years after the hurricane...
  23. ncbi Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in white-tailed deer from Louisiana
    John R Dunn
    Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:361-5. 2004
    ..We could not describe a seasonal shedding pattern based on one positive sample in the captive herd. These data do not support a prominent role of deer as a reservoir for EC O157 for cattle or humans...
  24. ncbi Wetlands as principal zones of methylmercury production in southern Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico region
    B D Hall
    Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Environ Pollut 154:124-34. 2008
    ..We conducted a landscape scale study examining Hg cycling in coastal Louisiana (USA) including four field trips conducted between August 2003 and May 2005...
  25. ncbi A series of 397 peripheral neural sheath tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Daniel H Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5327, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:246-55. 2005
    ..and malignant peripheral neural sheath tumors (PNSTs) that were surgically treated between 1969 and 1999 at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)...
  26. pmc Predictors of left ventricular dilatation in young adults (from the Bogalusa Heart Study)
    Showkat A Haji
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1234-7. 2006
    ..47, 95% confidence interval 1.03 to 2.09). In conclusion, obesity beginning in childhood and obesity and hypertension in young adulthood are predictors of LV dilatation in an otherwise healthy young adult population...
  27. ncbi First record of Culex (Culex) coronator in Louisiana, USA
    Mustapha Debboun
    US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine South, Fort McPherson, GA 30330 1075, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:455-7. 2005
    The 1st confirmed record of Culex coronator for Louisiana was made at Fort Polk, LA, from carbon dioxide-baited light trap and gravid trap collections performed from April to October 2004...
  28. pmc Prevalence of selected bacterial infections associated with the use of animal waste in Louisiana
    Dagne D Hill
    Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P O Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:84-93. 2005
    ..and analyze health data related to selected bacterial infections associated with the use of animal waste in Louisiana. An analysis of adverse health effects has been conducted based on the incidence/prevalence rates of ..
  29. ncbi PAH and metal mixtures in New Orleans soils and sediments
    H W Mielke
    Division of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans 70125, USA
    Sci Total Environ 281:217-27. 2001
    ..This study indicates that PAHs are part of the soil mixture of accumulated substances and by-products of industrial society that presents exposure potential in cities...
  30. ncbi Adherence to HAART among HIV-infected persons in rural Louisiana
    Hamish Mohammed
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:289-96. 2004
    ..nonadherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in patients seen in HIV clinics throughout nonurban Louisiana. A convenience sample of 273 patients from 8 areas in nonurban Louisiana were interviewed to obtain demographic, ..
  31. ncbi Serologic evidence of west nile virus infection in free-ranging mammals, Slidell, Louisiana, 2002
    Gabrielle Dietrich
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:288-92. 2005
    After an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) infections in Slidell, Louisiana, in 2002, we detected neutralizing antibodies to WNV in 13 of 120 mammals, representing five of six species sampled...
  32. ncbi Possible linkages between lignite aquifers, pathogenic microbes, and renal pelvic cancer in northwestern Louisiana, USA
    Joseph E Bunnell
    Eastern Energy Resources Team, USGS, US Department of the Interior, Reston, VA 20192, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 28:577-87. 2006
    ..eight surface water sites, and lignite from an active coal mine were sampled in five Parishes of northwestern Louisiana, USA...
  33. pmc Characteristics of pesticide-related hospitalizations, Louisiana, 1998-2007
    Roshan Badakhsh
    Louisiana Office of Public Health, Metairie, LA 70001, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:457-67. 2010
    ..Exposure to pesticides can cause acute and chronic health effects. We analyzed data from the Louisiana Hospital Inpatient Discharge Database from 1998 through 2007 to characterize hospitalizations involving ..
  34. ncbi Management of one hundred seventy-one operative and nonoperative obstetrical birth palsies at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Yaser Badr
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:A67-73. 2009
    ..A selective approach for surgery was used in this Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) series, for which the operative rate was 9%...
  35. ncbi Detection of West Nile virus RNA in pools of three species of ceratopogonids (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) collected in Louisiana
    Isidra J Sabio
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1020-2. 2006
    Light traps were used to collect ceratopogonids in East Baton Rouge parish, Louisiana. In total, 46,496 ceratopogonids were sorted from 4,968 light trap collections from 20 November 2002 through 25 November 2004...
  36. ncbi One-year sequelae in patients with West Nile Virus encephalitis and meningitis in Louisiana
    Alan C Ou
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:42-6. 2005
    ..From July to December 2002, the first large outbreak of WNV in the Southern United States occurred in Louisiana. This epidemic resulted in 329 cases of WNV infection including 125 cases of West Nile fever and 204 cases ..
  37. pmc Alcohol outlet density and alcohol consumption in Los Angeles county and southern Louisiana
    Matthias Schonlau
    RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Geospat Health 3:91-101. 2008
    ..by the density of off-premise alcohol outlets, and alcohol consumption in Los Angeles county and southern Louisiana, USA...
  38. ncbi Hurricane Katrina deaths, Louisiana, 2005
    Joan Brunkard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:215-23. 2008
    ..Katrina struck the US Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, causing unprecedented damage to numerous communities in Louisiana and Mississippi...
  39. ncbi Metal fume fever: a review of the literature and cases reported to the Louisiana Poison Control Center
    Syed Atif Ahsan
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, USA
    J La State Med Soc 161:348-51. 2009
    ..This review is followed by a description of MFF cases reported by the Louisiana Poison Control Center to the Louisiana Office of Public Health's Section of Environmental Epidemiology and ..
  40. ncbi Host feeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Andrew J Mackay
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 404 Life Sciences Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:238-48. 2010
    ..These data support the conclusions of previous studies that Cx. quinquefasciatus is the most important vector for both the enzootic amplification and transmission of West Nile virus to humans in southern Louisiana.
  41. ncbi Dental services, costs, and factors associated with hospitalization for Medicaid-eligible children, Louisiana 1996-97
    S O Griffin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health Surveillance, Investigations and Research Branch, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:21-7. 2000
    ..This study compared types and costs of dental services rendered to children who had received care in a hospital operating room (H) with children who had not (NH)...
  42. ncbi Floodwater exposure and the related health symptoms among firefighters in New Orleans, Louisiana 2005
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:377-82. 2007
    ..Concerns over increased reports of physical health symptoms thought to be related to floodwater exposure among New Orleans firefighters prompted a health hazard evaluation of firefighters following Hurricane Katrina...
  43. ncbi Louisiana autopsy patterns 1999-2006
    Ayana Andrews-Joseph
    Louisiana Department of Health, USA
    J La State Med Soc 161:97, 99-102. 2009
    This report presents autopsy trends in Louisiana for 1999-2006 data and provides some comparison with national data for 2003...
  44. ncbi Vibrio infections in Louisiana: twenty-five years of surveillance 1980-2005
    Annu Thomas
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, Louisiana Office of Public Health, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:205-8, 210-1. 2007
    A total of 1,007 Vibrio infections were reported to the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department at the Louisiana Office of Public Heath, between 1980 and 2005...
  45. ncbi Hazardous substances releases associated with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in industrial settings, Louisiana and Texas
    Perri Zeitz Ruckart
    Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Hazard Mater 159:53-7. 2008
    ..Data from two states (Louisiana and Texas) participating in the Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES) system were analyzed ..
  46. ncbi Characterization of clinical and environmental types of Vibrio vulnificus isolates from Louisiana oysters
    Feifei Han
    Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:1251-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the majority of V. vulnificus isolates present in Louisiana raw oysters were of environmental type. There existed a seasonal variation in the V...
  47. ncbi Connecting our resources: Louisiana's approach to community health network development
    Marsha Broussard
    Louisiana Rural Health Access Program, Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 1600 Canal St, Suite 804, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Rural Health 19:372-83. 2003
    b>Louisiana's rural community health systems are in crisis because of pressures fueled by the rising costs of health care, sustained poor health status, state budget shortfalls and changes in priorities, and a sliding rural economy...
  48. pmc Sexual risk behavior in men attending Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana
    Eric G Benotsch
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, CB 173, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    J Community Health 32:343-56. 2007
    ..Traditional HIV prevention interventions do not readily lend themselves for use with transient populations. New intervention approaches are needed to reduce sexual risk behaviors in persons traveling for leisure...
  49. pmc Louisiana (LA) Health: design and methods for a childhood obesity prevention program in rural schools
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:783-95. 2008
    ..This prevention project, called Louisiana (LA) Health, will test whether modification of environmental and behavioral factors can prevent inappropriate ..
  50. ncbi Influence of sediment redox conditions on release/solubility of metals and nutrients in a Louisiana Mississippi River deltaic plain freshwater lake
    Shenyu Miao
    School of Life Sciences, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China
    Sci Total Environ 371:334-43. 2006
    ..influence of sediment redox conditions on solubility of selected metals and nutrients in sediment from a coastal Louisiana freshwater lake (Lake Cataouatche) receiving diverted Mississippi River water was quantified...
  51. ncbi A series of 146 peripheral non-neural sheath nerve tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Daniel H Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5327, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:256-66. 2005
    ..Tumor classifications with patient numbers, locations of benign PNNSTs, and surgical techniques and adjunctive treatments are presented. The results of a literature review regarding tumor frequencies are presented...
  52. ncbi Race, education, and breastfeeding initiation in Louisiana, 2000-2004
    Ashley C Chin
    Louisiana Office of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit, Metairie, Louisiana 70001, USA
    J Hum Lact 24:175-85. 2008
    ..This study explores the relationship between race, education, and breastfeeding among women in Louisiana.
  53. ncbi Simultaneous quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in Mississippi river water, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Shaoyuan Zhang
    Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc, 10 Dan Road, Canton, MA 02021, USA
    Chemosphere 66:1057-69. 2007
    ..PPCPs) has been developed to measure their concentrations in the Mississippi river waters in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA...
  54. ncbi Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in stormwater canals and Bayou St. John in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Glen R Boyd
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Sci Total Environ 333:137-48. 2004
    ..John in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and analyzed for a range of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and endocrine disrupting ..
  55. ncbi Tracing Mississippi River influences in estuarine food webs of coastal Louisiana
    Björn Wissel
    Department of Oceanography and Coastal Studies, Coastal Ecology Institute, Louisiana State University, 1209 Energy Coast and Environment Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Oecologia 144:659-72. 2005
    The Breton Sound estuary in southern Louisiana receives large amounts of Mississippi River water via a controlled diversion structure at the upstream end of the estuary...
  56. ncbi Atrazine and metolachlor in surface runoff under typical rainfall conditions in southern Louisiana
    L M Southwick
    USDA ARS, Soil and Water Research Unit, 4115 Gourrier Ave, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:5355-61. 2003
    Atrazine and metolachlor are commonly detected in surface water bodies in southern Louisiana. These herbicides are frequently applied in combination to corn, and atrazine to sugarcane, in this region...
  57. pmc Alcohol availability and neighborhood characteristics in Los Angeles, California and southern Louisiana
    Ricky N Bluthenthal
    Health Program and Drug Policy Research Center, RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    J Urban Health 85:191-205. 2008
    ..types and community characteristics in randomly selected census tracts in Southern California and Southeastern Louisiana. Outlet shelf space and price by beverage type was collected from all off-sale alcohol outlets in 189 census ..
  58. ncbi Autism prevalence following prenatal exposure to hurricanes and tropical storms in Louisiana
    DENNIS K KINNEY
    Genetics Laboratory, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:481-8. 2008
    ..Weather service data identified severe storms in Louisiana from 1980 to 1995 and parishes hit by storm centers during this period...
  59. ncbi Management and outcomes in 318 operative common peroneal nerve lesions at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Daniel H Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5327, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:1421-8; discussion 1428-9. 2004
    This study analyzes 318 operative knee-level common peroneal nerve lesions managed at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center between 1967 and 1999.
  60. ncbi Bacterial diversity of an acidic Louisiana groundwater contaminated by dense nonaqueous-phase liquid containing chloroethanes and other solvents
    Kimberly S Bowman
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 58:120-33. 2006
    ..groundwater contaminated by chlorosolvent-containing DNAPL at a Superfund site located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Groundwater analysis revealed a total aqueous-phase chlorosolvent concentration exceeding 1000 mg L(-1), ..
  61. ncbi Intimately linked or hardly speaking? The relationship between genotype and environmental gradients in a Louisiana Iris hybrid population
    J A Johnston
    Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:673-81. 2001
    ..We selected 201 Louisiana Iris plants from within a known hybrid population (80 m x 80 m) and placed them in four different genotypic ..
  62. ncbi Management of carotid artery injuries: Louisiana State University Shreveport experience
    Anil Nanda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, PO Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Surg Neurol 59:184-90; discussion 190. 2003
    ..Traumatic carotid artery injury is an infrequently encountered surgical entity. Carotid artery injuries in polytrauma patients can be easily missed in the absence of clinical findings and/or presence of confounding concurrent injuries...
  63. pmc Airborne mold and endotoxin concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, after flooding, October through November 2005
    Gina M Solomon
    Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1381-6. 2006
    The hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana, in October and November 2005 resulted in damp conditions favorable to the dispersion of bioaerosols such as mold spores and endotoxin.
  64. pmc Reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: a research perspective
    R W Kates
    Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14653-60. 2006
    ..consequences for New Orleans were truly catastrophic--accounting for most of the estimated 1,570 deaths of Louisiana residents and $40-50 billion in monetary losses...
  65. ncbi A qualitative evaluation of the Students of Service (SOS) program for sexual abstinence in Louisiana
    Seunghyun Yoo
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Dept of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Sch Health 74:329-34. 2004
    ..Life Program (SOS), an abstinence-only teen pregnancy prevention program, was implemented in south central Louisiana. Peer mentoring with an abstinence and life skills curriculum comprised the major components...
  66. pmc The pediatric obesity epidemic continues unabated in Bogalusa, Louisiana
    Stephanie Broyles
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Pediatrics 125:900-5. 2010
    To examine 35-year trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents from Bogalusa, Louisiana.
  67. pmc Seasonality and children's blood lead levels: developing a predictive model using climatic variables and blood lead data from Indianapolis, Indiana, Syracuse, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
    Mark A S Laidlaw
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 113:793-800. 2005
    ..lead (BPb), weather, soil moisture, and dust in Indianapolis, Indiana; Syracuse, New York; and New Orleans, Louisiana. The Indianapolis, Syracuse, and New Orleans pediatric BPb data were obtained from databases of 15,969, 14,467, ..
  68. ncbi Assessment of pathogens and toxicants in New Orleans, LA following Hurricane Katrina
    Steven M Presley
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Lubbock 79409 1163, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:468-74. 2006
    Storm surge associated with Hurricane Katrina and the breach of levees protecting New Orleans, Louisiana allowed floodwaters from Lake Pontchartrain to inundate 80% of the city...
  69. ncbi Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis: a retrospective review of forty-five patients in northwest Louisiana
    Brett S Carver
    Department of Urology, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport 71130, USA
    South Med J 95:822-5. 2002
    ..Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis is a rare malignancy in the United States, accounting for only 0.4% of all cancers in men...
  70. ncbi Multi-state outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis traced to fecal-contaminated oysters harvested in Louisiana
    D E Berg
    Tuberculosis Control Program, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY 10007, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:S381-6. 2000
    ..Between 1993 and 1996, three oyster-related gastroenteritis outbreaks attributed to NLV occurred in Louisiana. Intensive trace-back and environmental investigations revealed that the overboard disposal of sewage by oyster ..
  71. ncbi PDAY risk score predicts advanced coronary artery atherosclerosis in middle-aged persons as well as youth
    C Alex McMahan
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Atherosclerosis 190:370-7. 2007
    ..These results support the proposal that early control of risk factors is likely to prevent or delay the onset of CHD...
  72. ncbi Questionnaire development to predict mammography intention among women in southeastern Louisiana
    Susan Steele
    School of Nursing, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J Nurs Meas 13:23-37. 2005
    ..86-1.00). After pilot testing, the TAM was administered to 302 rural women in southeastern (SE) Louisiana. The instrument was internally consistent (alpha = 0.77 to 0.92), construct valid (alpha = .18 to ...
  73. pmc Isolation and characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from Louisiana retail meats
    Shuaihua Pu
    Department of Food Science, 111 Food Science Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:265-7. 2009
    ..The MRSA isolates were of two strain types (clones), one harboring Panton-Valentine leucocidin and belonging to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis type USA300 and the other one belonging to USA100...
  74. ncbi Impact of West Nile virus outbreak upon St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement District
    Charles T Palmisano
    St Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement District, 2800A Terrace Avenue, Slidell, LA 70458, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:33-8. 2005
    St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, experienced an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2002, with 40 human cases and 4 deaths, most occurring from June to August...
  75. ncbi The effect of the hurricane Katrina disaster on sexual behavior and access to reproductive care for young women in New Orleans
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:883-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe changes in sexual behavior and access to reproductive care pre- and postrapid displacement among a cohort of young women receiving family planning services before displacement...
  76. pmc West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes, Louisiana, 2002
    Marvin S Godsey
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1399-404. 2005
    Human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) disease appeared in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes in southeastern Louisiana in June 2002. Cases peaked during July, then rapidly declined...
  77. ncbi Chagas disease in the United States: a cause for concern in Louisiana?
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:21-3, 25-9. 2007
    ..are also increasing as more immigrant workers enter the displaced populations of the Gulf South, including Louisiana, to assist in rebuilding efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...
  78. ncbi Use of the SF-8 to assess health-related quality of life for a chronically ill, low-income population participating in the Central Louisiana Medication Access Program (CMAP)
    John J Lefante
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:665-73. 2005
    ..Race and gender differences in physical component (PCS) and mental component (MCS) summary scores among participants in the CENLA Medication Access Program (CMAP), along with comparisons to the United States population are made...
  79. pmc The genetic architecture of reproductive isolation in Louisiana irises: flowering phenology
    Noland H Martin
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Genetics 175:1803-12. 2007
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  80. ncbi Breast cancer: incidence, mortality, and early detection in Louisiana, 1988-1997
    X C Wu
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J La State Med Soc 153:198-209. 2001
    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among Louisiana women...
  81. ncbi Initial treatment patterns for clinically localized prostate cancer and factors associated with the treatment in Louisiana
    Xiaocheng Wu
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:188-94. 2005
    This study investigated treatment patterns among Louisiana residents diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer in 2001 and factors that may be associated with the treatment...
  82. ncbi West Nile virus surveillance in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Raquel M Gleiser
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 402 Life Science Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:29-36. 2007
    West Nile virus (WNV) was detected for the first time in Louisiana in the fall of 2001...
  83. ncbi Mapping disaster zones
    Illah Nourbakhsh
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nature 439:787-8. 2006
  84. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to mold exposure among residents and remediation workers in posthurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:101-8. 2006
    ..In addition, they suggest that targeted approaches may benefit Spanish-speaking workers and the self-employed...
  85. ncbi Hurricane readiness and environmental risks on the bayous--an NIEHS community-based pilot project in South Terrebonne-Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana
    John Sullivan
    Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine, and NIEHS Center in Environmental Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:487-91. 2007
  86. ncbi Nonfatal injuries following Hurricane Katrina--New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005
    Ernest E Sullivent
    Division of Injury Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F 41, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 37:213-7. 2006
    ..This report is the fourth edition in a series of CDC articles...
  87. ncbi Contaminant exposure of barn swallows nesting on Bayou d'Inde, Calcasieu Estuary, Louisiana, USA
    Thomas W Custer
    U S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 121:543-60. 2006
    ..accidental spills have contaminated the water, sediment, and biota within the Calcasieu Estuary in southwestern Louisiana. In 2003, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) eggs and nestlings were collected beneath two bridges that cross Bayou ..
  88. ncbi Colony social organization and population genetic structure of an introduced population of formosan subterranean termite from New Orleans, Louisiana
    Claudia Husseneder
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1421-34. 2005
    ..No obvious trait associated with colony reproductive structure was found that could account for the invasion success of this species...
  89. pmc Chronic disease in health emergencies: in the eye of the hurricane
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A46. 2006
    ..We explored how a current surveillance system could be used to provide estimates of the potential needs for emergency treatment of chronic diseases in the wake of a natural disaster...
  90. ncbi Surveillance for West Nile virus cases in Louisiana 2001-2004
    S R Michaels
    J La State Med Soc 157:269-72. 2005
    West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in Louisiana during August of 2001. An outbreak of 204 human cases of neuro-invasive disease (NID) and 25 deaths occurred in 2002...
  91. ncbi Media advocacy and underage drinking policies: a study of Louisiana news media from 1994 through 2003
    Eileen M Harwood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:246-57. 2005
    ..article examines press coverage in the Baton Rouge Advocate and the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspapers and Louisiana State legislation pertaining to underage drinking from January 1994 to June 2003 and focuses on evidence of ..
  92. ncbi Physicians' prescribing responses to a restricted formulary: the impact of Medicaid preferred drug lists in Illinois and Louisiana
    Suchin Virabhak
    Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:SP14-20. 2005
    ..To determine the extent to which the strictness of the criteria used to control utilization of drugs not on a Medicaid preferred drug list (PDL) changes physician prescribing habits for non-Medicaid patients...
  93. ncbi The Louisiana Public Health Institute: a cross-sector approach for improving the public's health
    Joseph D Kimbrell
    Louisiana Public Health Institute, National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:68-74. 2002
    The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) is a new governance structure that embodies cross-sector approaches to improving the public's health...
  94. ncbi Differential association of birth weight with cardiovascular risk variables in African-Americans and Whites: the Bogalusa heart study
    Fawaz Mzayek
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health and Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:258-64. 2004
    ..To study the relationship between low birth weight and the subsequent development of cardiovascular risk factors and to compare this relationship between African-Americans and whites at 7 to 21 years of age...
  95. pmc Mortality patterns among residents in Louisiana's industrial corridor, USA, 1970-99
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services USA, One Shell Plaza, PO Box 2463, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    Occup Environ Med 61:295-304. 2004
    ..high concentration of oil refining and petrochemical facilities, the industrial area of the lower Mississippi River of South Louisiana has been termed the Industrial Corridor and has frequently been referred to as the "Cancer Corridor".
  96. ncbi Emergency health surveillance after severe flooding in Louisiana, 1995
    C L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Division of Health Examination Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Road, Room 900, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 16:138-44. 2001
    ..patient visits due to selected illnesses and injuries before, during, and after severe flooding in southeastern Louisiana in May 1995. METHODS: Survey of disaster-area hospitals regarding flood impact...
  97. ncbi Serum dioxin levels in residents of Calcasieu and Lafayette parishes, Louisiana with comparison to the US population
    Le E Yang Wong
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:252-61. 2008
    ..Since the combined parish dioxin levels were below a representative sampling of the US population, there is no increase in serum dioxin concentrations in both the parishes...
  98. ncbi West Nile virus infection in nonhuman primate breeding colony, concurrent with human epidemic, southern Louisiana
    Marion S Ratterree
    Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1388-94. 2003
    During the summer of 2002, an epidemic of West Nile meningoencephalitis occurred in southern Louisiana. Following the outbreak, blood samples were collected from 1,692 captive rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), pigtail macaques (M...
  99. ncbi Self-reported overweight and obesity are not associated with concern about enough food among adults in New York and Louisiana
    Barbara A Laraia
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 38:175-81. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between concern about enough food and obesity in an adult population at the state level...
  100. ncbi Inadequate supervision as a cause of injury deaths among young children in Alaska and Louisiana
    Michael G Landen
    New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502, USA
    Pediatrics 111:328-31. 2003
    ..However, the association of inadequate supervision with injury events in children has not been quantified. The purpose of this study was to describe and quantify the role of inadequate supervision of children in injury deaths...
  101. ncbi Inter-relationships among childhood BMI, childhood height, and adult obesity: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    D S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:10-6. 2004
    ..3) with height among children. We examined whether the resulting preferential classification of taller children as overweight is appropriate...

Research Grants75

  1. Genome-wide recombination as a risk factor for nondisjunction
    NATASHA D HOLLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..D. graduate student at Emory University. She received a B.S. in Biology from Xavier University in Louisiana in 2005. As an undergraduate, her grades were mainly As with a few Bs...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 5, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 5, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 5, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 5, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas...
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 5, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas...
  7. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. Bosnia and post-9/11 New York City), reluctantly in others (e.g., post-Hurricane Katrina Louisiana), and not at all, or under extremely limited circumstances, in others (e.g., Rwanda)...
  8. Mechanisms of Early Growth Response Factor 1 (Egr-1) Induction by HSV-1 Lytic Inf
    SHAOCHUNG VICTOR HSIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our immediate goal is to establish an active research program at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) so the students can study Virology since our laboratory is the only research program at ULM and ..
  9. ESTABLISHMENT/MAINTENANCE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH COLONY
    Thomas J Rowell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has been active in this endeavor since its conception...
  10. Chimpanzee Biomedical Research Program Limited Competition (U42)
    M Babette Fontenot; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has been active in this endeavor since its conception...
  11. Genome Wide Admixture Scan for Multiple Myeloma in African Americans
    CHRISTOPHER ALAN HAIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by means of a network of collaborations with NCI/SEER population-based cancer registries (California, Detroit, Louisiana and New Jersey) and clinical centers in 6 regions with large African-American populations (University of Alabama ..
  12. Clinical center for the study of neuroprotection from PD
    Joseph Jankovic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have participants, from all over Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Mississippi...
  13. Repair of oxidative DNA damage in mammalian cells
    Tadahide Izumi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the research facilities provided by Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC), this project in the long-term should provide insights for developing new ..
  14. Rapid Response Surveillance Study #09-5 - Constructing Geographic Areas in GIS fo
    Sally L Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A map of Louisiana[unreadable]s parish-level incidence rates for cancer of the brain and other nervous system would have rates ..
  15. Tulane-Xavier Minority Training in International Health
    Richard A Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM), in collaboration with Xavier University of Louisiana, established a MHIRT Training Program in New Orleans in 2005...
  16. The Role of Obesity in Maternal and Child Health Disparities in Jefferson County
    Monica L Baskin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, residing in the Deep South (e.g., Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina) is associated with poor health outcomes for adults and ..
  17. Clinical Resource for Lung and Alcohol Investigations
    Ellen L Burnham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..consortium comprised of 4 premier sites in alcohol- related pneumonia research, including Emory University (EU), Louisiana State University (LSU), Loyola University (LUMC), and the University of Nebraska (UNMC) to investigate the ..
  18. Western Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Dise
    David H Walker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The WRCE is a unifying force in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana for collaborative research on infectious diseases...
  19. HIV/AIDS &Alcohol-Related Outcomes:Translational Evidence-Based Interventions
    Patricia E Molina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results from studies conducted by scientists at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Comprehensive Alcohol Research Center (CARC) using the Simian ..
  20. Breast and Prostate Cancer Data Quality and Patterns of Care Study
    Xiaocheng Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    In response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) RFA-DP-05-071, Louisiana Tumor Registry (LTR) submits this application to conduct a patterns of care study (POC) for the two priority cancers: female breast and prostate...
  21. Does Dietary Antioxidant Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer?
    Ock K Chun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in dietary TAC of PCa patients by utilizing data on newl diagnosed PCa patients recruited through North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project...
  22. Neighborhood Food Availability, Consumer Economics, and Sentinel Food Consumption
    Donald Rose; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and calorie-dense snack foods in all retail stores in 114 urban census tracts in the southeastern part of Louisiana, combined with phone interviews with residents in these census tracts on their consumption of these foods...
  23. Surveillance of HIV Risk Behaviors in Four Populations: National HIV Behavioral S
    DEANN MARIE GRUBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Project Summary Through the proposed National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) project, the Louisiana Office of Public Health HIV/AIDS Program (OPH HAP) and its contracted partners will monitor risk behaviors and access to prevention ..
  24. Botanicals and Metabolic Syndrome
    William T Cefalu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our Botanical Research Center is a collaborative effort between the Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University (LSU) System and the Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment of Rutgers ..
  25. Mentoring Obesity and Diabetes Research in Louisiana
    Thomas W Gettys; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Project
    CHRISTINE SHEEHAN BRENNAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Q-PCaP is a follow-up study built upon the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP), which was a population-based study conducted from July 2004 through August 2009 ..
  27. Validation of PROMIS in Diverse Cancer Populations
    Arnold L Potosky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..next phase, we will conduct a population based study using 4 cancer registries (from California (2), New Jersey, Louisiana) to randomly recruit 4,000 patients diagnosed in the previous 6-9 months...
  28. LSUHSC-Shreveport Feist Weiller Cancer Center MBCCOP
    Glenn M Mills; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and throughout the state of Louisiana. The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center was established at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center in ..
  29. BEST Science! - Bioscience Enrichment for Students and Teachers
    PAULA ELIZABETH GREGORY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..BEST Science! is a partnership between Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and several local school districts The long-term objective of this ..
  30. Mentoring Obesity and Diabetes Research in Louisiana
    Thomas W Gettys; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Short-Term Training in Cardiovascular Research
    Barbara E Bierer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Lower Mississippi Delta Region, a 219-country strip along the Mississippi River in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee is populated by approximately 8...
  32. Genetics of Longevity in Long-Lived Siblings
    Sangkyu Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While recruiting the human subjects residing in Louisiana, we encountered rare families in which siblings tend to live exceptionally long...
  33. LSU Superfund Research Center - Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals
    Barry Dellinger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Louisiana State University and the Health Sciences Centers in New Orleans and Shreveport have formed an interdisciplinary collaboration to perform research on the environmental and health impacts of ..
  34. Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education
    Jeffrey L Levin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The SW Ag Center has established as its service area Public Health Region VI that includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas...
  35. 19th Annual SBUR Meeting: Molecular Targets for Diagnostic and Therapeutics in Ur
    Vinata Lokeshwar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The World Congress will be held between November 5th and 8th, 2009, in New Orleans, Louisiana. SBUR is a society of scientists specializing in research on benign and malignant urologic diseases...
  36. 2013 NIAAA Training Directors Meeting and Trainee Workshop
    Edward P Riley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These workshops have occurred biennially since 1999 and have previously been held in Indiana, Louisiana, and Rhode Island...
  37. Mid-South Trandisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research
    Mona N Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the disparities in chronic disease burden experienced by African Americans in three Mid-South states (Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi), expand to another three Mid-South states (Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky) and then ..
  38. COBRE: LSU: ADMIN, MENTOR, RECRUIT &EVAL CORE: STROKE, NEURODEGEN DIS, BEHAV
    NICOLAS GUILLERMO BAZAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The LSUHSC leads a partnership of four Louisiana institutions in a COBRE on neuroscience research...
  39. Gulf Coast Health Alliance: health Risks related to the Macondo Spill (GC-HARMS)
    CORNELIS JOHAN ELFERINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The coalition of community partners are represented by the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (Baton Rouge, LA), the Center for Environmental and Economic Justice (Biloxi, MS), ..
  40. Louisiana Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring SystemCategory B (Existing States
    Amy Zapata; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract Louisiana PRAMS (LaPRAMS) is an ongoing, population-based risk factor surveillance system designed to describe selected maternal behaviors and experiences that occur before ..
  41. Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center
    William T Cefalu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    The Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center, with Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the lead institution, will have at its mission to "encourage, support, and expand clinical and ..
  42. Obesity: From Genes to Man
    Phillip J Brantley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This application is a request for renewal funding for the Pennington Biomedical Research Center (Louisiana State University System) training program "Obesity: From Genes to Man"...
  43. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    KELLEY LYNNE DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Center is working with maritime industry and law enforcement representatives in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, and Virginia to better prepare workers for hazardous materials/hazardous waste ..
  44. Malaria
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Zavala, Andrew P. Waters, Kevin Marsh and Carolina V. Barillas-Mury. The meeting will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from January 20 - 25, 2013...
  45. Microfluidics-Mediated Delivery of Biomolecule Probes for Stem Cells and Cancer C
    Shengnian Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for Micromanufacturing (IfM) and the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) at Louisiana Tech University and provide unique interdisciplinary research training to their students...
  46. NHP Symposium on AIDS - New Orleans
    Ronald S Veazey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The symposium will be held October 19-22, 2010, at the Westin Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting will be hosted by the Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University...
  47. Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research
    Konstantin G Kousoulas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..continue efforts toward establishing a Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research (CEIDR) led by the Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge (LSU-BR) School of Veterinary Medicine, (SVM) in a strategic alliance with the ..
  48. Etiological Studies of Gastric Carcinoma
    PELAYO NONE CORREA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This Program Project was based at Louisiana State University for 22 years but the activities at that institution were seriously disrupted by Hurricane ..
  49. LBRN: ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    Thomas R Klei; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..INBRE application is to facilitate the growth of biomedical research activities throughout the State of Louisiana. Previous funding enabled the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN), to establish a strong foundation for ..
  50. Community-Academic Partnership to Address Health Dispairties in New Orleans
    JOHN J ESTRADA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..whom has been identified as the Community Liaison);b) five scientific partners who are funded researchers from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center with expertise in behavioral and molecular/genetic determinants of ..
  51. Mentoring Neuroscience in Louisiana: A Biomedical Program to Enhance Neuroscience
    NICOLAS GUILLERMO BAZAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Our ten-year COBRE, "Mentoring Neuroscience in Louisiana" (P20RR016816, 2002-2012) has been a transformative force that provided growth of neuroscience research in our region...
  52. Mentoring Research Excellence in Aging and Regenerative Medicine
    S Michal Jazwinski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This COBRE will represent the centerpiece of the Tulane Center for Aging, and it will contribute strongly to our building of an exceptional biomedical aging research enterprise in Louisiana.
  53. LSUHSC Summer Internship Program
    PAULA ELIZABETH GREGORY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This program will create a whole generation of new physician researchers who are prepared to conduct biomedical research in Louisiana.
  54. COBRE Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology
    DENNIS JOHN O'CALLAGHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..medicine, provided the impetus for the creation of the Center of Molecular and Tumor Virology (CMTV) at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport in 2003...
  55. Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN)
    Thomas R Klei; Fiscal Year: 2013
    This Louisiana INBRE proposal builds on the success of our current program and seeks to enhance the biomedical research capacity of our primaly undergraduate institutional (PUI) partners through renewed and expanded collaboration with ..
  56. Real-Time Optical Feedback for the Control of In Vivo Nanoparticle Concentration
    DENNIS PATRICK contact O apos NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose that Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc. will join with the Biomedical Engineering Department at Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA) to test the feasibility of an inexpensive, clinically applicable optical tool to ..
  57. BioStart: Clinical Research and Education Experiences for Students, Teachers, Par
    Kenneth E McMartin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Major partners in this program include Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (LSUHSC-S), the Biomedical Research Foundation of ..
  58. MBRS IMSD Program at Louisiana State University
    MARIA DA GRACA HENRIQUES VICENTE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The continuation of the MBRS IMSD program at Louisiana State University will ensure the training of twenty upper-level underrepresented minority undergraduate Scholars per year for careers as ..
  59. Cocaine addiction medication EMB-001
    Nicholas E Goeders; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) and Embera NeuroTherapeutics are developing EMB-..
  60. Mentoring a Cancer Genetics Program
    Prescott L Deininger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to develop a highly collaborative environment for both the junior faculty, as well as other members of the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC)...
  61. Development and Evaluation of Spatial Survival Models
    Jiajia Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will apply the proposed method to analyze the prostate cancer data within Louisiana from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program and within South Carolina from the South Carolina ..
  62. Impact of Man-made Disasters on the Underserved: Lesson Learned from BP Oil Spill
    Mona N Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Disparities Research Center, the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center of Dillard University/Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and Jackson State University in Mississippi...
  63. 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association
    ROXANNE CONNELLY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of disease at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The emphasis on basic research is to support the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) ..
  64. Louisiana Rural Health Information Technology Partnershi
    PAUL SALLES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): The Louisiana Rural Health Information Technology Partnership (LRHITP) is an unincorporated association of rural health care providers and health care organizations, whose principal ..
  65. Air Pollution and Asthma in Southeast Louisiana
    BADIOLLAH ASRABADI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Chabert Medical Center (LJCMC), an educational and medical service provider in Southeast Louisiana, proposes this project for a comprehensive study to identify asthma-triggering air pollutants in Southeast ..
  66. MedConnect-Connecting Rural LA to Digital Libraries
    HELEN CARUSO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Rural Development Network is the recipient of an Office of Rural Health Policy grant for Better Health in the Louisiana Delta...
  67. The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study
    Narayan Sastry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Louisiana, on the morning of August 29, 2005...
  68. MECHANISMS OF DAMAGE-INDUCED TRIGEMINAL REORGANIZATION
    MARK JACQUIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..at the Washington University School of Medicine, Medical College of Ohio, University of Kansas, and Louisiana State University will continue to address mechanisms responsible for normal development and injury-induced ..
  69. Integrating HRQOL in Health Care Policy, Research, and Practice
    Claire Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..HRQOL in Health Care Policy, Research, and Practice," will be held October 28-31, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Sheraton New Orleans...
  70. Mycobacterium tuberculosis: resistance to reactive oxygen and nitrogen intermedia
    MARCIA FIRMANI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim one will analyze RNI and ROI resistance patterns among Mtb isolates from TB patients throughout Louisiana. We will compare ROI and RNI resistance levels among 50 Mtb isolates using in vitro survival assays...
  71. USING A LOUISIANA NETWORK TO TRAIN/SEARCH NLM DATABASES
    DENNIS PERNOTTO; Fiscal Year: 2001
    A collaborative effort led by the library at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) will demonstrate how a Health Sciences Library (HSL) can more effectively extend access to its collections by creatively ..
  72. HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA AND REPERFUSION INJURY
    KOTHAPA CHETTY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Kothapa N. Chetty, Professor of Biological Sciences at Grambling State University (GSU) at Grambling, Louisiana. The goal of this MORE Faculty Development Award is to provide Dr...
  73. PATHOBIOLOGICAL DETERMINANTS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN YOUTH
    WOLFGANG MERGNER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..rapidly collect fresh aortas and coronary arteries from disease free victims of violent death and mail these to Louisiana State Medical Center, acting as the collection center...
  74. DEVELOPING SELECTIVE CALPAIN INHIBITORS
    ISAAC DONKOR; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining the Faculty at Xavier University of Louisiana (XU) from 1989 to 1993. At XU his research productivity was minimal due to heavy teaching assignments...
  75. Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Exposure Related to Pancreatic Cancer Genetic Mutations
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pancreatic cancer shows a wide range of geographic incidence variation with Louisiana wetlands and the Mississippi delta regions having the highest rates in the U.S...