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  1. ncbi Treating depression in primary care in low-income women in Santiago, Chile: a randomised controlled trial
    Ricardo Araya
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Lancet 361:995-1000. 2003
  2. ncbi Acute myocardial infarction mortality in comparison with lung and bladder cancer mortality in arsenic-exposed region II of Chile from 1950 to 2000
    Yan Yuan
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1381-91. 2007
  3. ncbi Treatment of postnatal depression in low-income mothers in primary-care clinics in Santiago, Chile: a randomised controlled trial
    Graciela Rojas
    Hospital Clinico, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Lancet 370:1629-37. 2007
  4. pmc Epidemiology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreaks, southern Chile
    Erika Harth
    Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:163-8. 2009
  5. pmc Vulnerability to heat-related mortality in Latin America: a case-crossover study in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Santiago, Chile and Mexico City, Mexico
    Michelle L Bell
    EnvironmentalHealth, Yale University, New Haven, CT06511, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:796-804. 2008
  6. ncbi Two year review of intestinal intussusception in six large public hospitals of Santiago, Chile
    Miguel O'Ryan
    Microbiology Program, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:717-21. 2003
  7. ncbi Common mental disorders and the built environment in Santiago, Chile
    Ricardo Araya
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:394-401. 2007
  8. ncbi Analyzing the cost effectiveness of Santiago, Chile's policy of using urban forests to improve air quality
    Francisco J Escobedo
    University of Florida, IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Building 164, Mowry Road, P O Box 110806, Gainesville, FL 32611 0806, USA
    J Environ Manage 86:148-57. 2008
  9. pmc Dynamics of clinical and environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains during seafood-related summer diarrhea outbreaks in southern Chile
    Katherine García
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago 6903625, Chile
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7482-7. 2009
  10. ncbi [Inequality of health care for the elderly in Chile]
    Francisco Mardones
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 132:865-72. 2004

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  1. ncbi Treating depression in primary care in low-income women in Santiago, Chile: a randomised controlled trial
    Ricardo Araya
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Lancet 361:995-1000. 2003
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of a stepped-care programme with usual care in primary-care management of depression in low-income women in Santiago, Chile.
  2. ncbi Acute myocardial infarction mortality in comparison with lung and bladder cancer mortality in arsenic-exposed region II of Chile from 1950 to 2000
    Yan Yuan
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1381-91. 2007
    ..The authors investigated mortality from 1950 to 2000 in the arsenic-exposed region II of Chile (population: 477,000 in 2000) in comparison with the unexposed region V...
  3. ncbi Treatment of postnatal depression in low-income mothers in primary-care clinics in Santiago, Chile: a randomised controlled trial
    Graciela Rojas
    Hospital Clinico, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Lancet 370:1629-37. 2007
    ..We compared the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention with usual care to treat postnatal depression in low-income mothers in primary-care clinics in Santiago, Chile.
  4. pmc Epidemiology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreaks, southern Chile
    Erika Harth
    Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:163-8. 2009
    Disease outbreaks caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Puerto Montt, Chile, began in 2004 and reached a peak in 2005 at 3,600 clinical cases. Until 2006, every analyzed case was caused by the serovar O3:K6 pandemic strain...
  5. pmc Vulnerability to heat-related mortality in Latin America: a case-crossover study in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Santiago, Chile and Mexico City, Mexico
    Michelle L Bell
    EnvironmentalHealth, Yale University, New Haven, CT06511, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:796-804. 2008
    ..Factors affecting vulnerability to heat-related mortality are not well understood. Identifying susceptible populations is of particular importance given anticipated rising temperatures from climatic change...
  6. ncbi Two year review of intestinal intussusception in six large public hospitals of Santiago, Chile
    Miguel O'Ryan
    Microbiology Program, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:717-21. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Common mental disorders and the built environment in Santiago, Chile
    Ricardo Araya
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:394-401. 2007
    ..There is growing research interest in the influence of the built environment on mental disorders...
  8. ncbi Analyzing the cost effectiveness of Santiago, Chile's policy of using urban forests to improve air quality
    Francisco J Escobedo
    University of Florida, IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Building 164, Mowry Road, P O Box 110806, Gainesville, FL 32611 0806, USA
    J Environ Manage 86:148-57. 2008
    Santiago, Chile has the distinction of having among the worst urban air pollution problems in Latin America...
  9. pmc Dynamics of clinical and environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains during seafood-related summer diarrhea outbreaks in southern Chile
    Katherine García
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago 6903625, Chile
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7482-7. 2009
    Seafood consumption-related diarrhea became prevalent in Chile when the pandemic strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype O3:K6 reached a region in the south of Chile (Region de los Lagos) where approximately 80% of the country's ..
  10. ncbi [Inequality of health care for the elderly in Chile]
    Francisco Mardones
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 132:865-72. 2004
    Health problems of the elderly are important in Chile. The proportion of elderly subjects will increase in the next few years due to expected demographic changes...
  11. ncbi [Gender inequity in the access to health care in Chile]
    Jeanette Vega
    Instituto de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud Pública, Universidad del Desarrollo
    Rev Med Chil 131:669-78. 2003
    In the last two decades, Chile has experienced advances in economical development and global health indicators. However, gender inequities persist in particular related to access to health services and financing of health insurance.
  12. ncbi Subgingival microbial profiles in chronic periodontitis patients from Chile, Colombia and Spain
    David Herrera
    ETEP Research Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Periodontol 35:106-13. 2008
    To investigate the subgingival microbiota of distinct periodontitis patient populations, in Chile, Colombia and Spain, using identical clinical and bacteriological methods.
  13. ncbi [Information for health equity in Chile]
    Oscar Arteaga
    Escuela de Salud Pública de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:374-85. 2002
    To estimate the magnitude of geographical health inequalities in Chile through key indicators based on data and information that are routinely collected and easily obtained, and to characterize the current situation with respect to the ..
  14. pmc Infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) isolated from the ISA disease outbreaks in Chile diverged from ISAV isolates from Norway around 1996 and was disseminated around 2005, based on surface glycoprotein gene sequences
    Frederick S B Kibenge
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, OIE Reference Laboratory for ISA, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, P E I, C1A 4P3, Canada
    Virol J 6:88. 2009
    ..The first outbreak of ISA in marine-farmed Atlantic salmon in the Southern hemisphere occurred in Chile starting in June 2007...
  15. ncbi Improving physical fitness and emotional well-being in adolescents of low socioeconomic status in Chile: results of a school-based controlled trial
    Marco Bonhauser
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Lira 44, Santiago, Chile
    Health Promot Int 20:113-22. 2005
    ..Countries in transitional epidemiological scenarios, such as Chile, need to develop effective strategies to improve physical activity as a way to face the epidemic of chronic ..
  16. pmc Increased childhood liver cancer mortality and arsenic in drinking water in northern Chile
    Jane Liaw
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1982-7. 2008
    ..Some evidence for these effects originated from region II of Chile, which had a period of elevated arsenic levels in drinking water, in particular from 1958 to 1970...
  17. ncbi Comparative phylogeography of codistributed species of Chilean Liolaemus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) from the central-southern Andean range
    Pedro F Victoriano
    Departamento de Zoologia, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, C I E P Universidad de Concepción, Casilla 160 C, Concepcion, Chile
    Mol Ecol 17:2397-416. 2008
    ..partially overlapping geographical ranges of lizards of the genus Liolaemus from the Andean Range in south-central Chile. We reconstruct mtDNA gene trees for three partially codistributed species (Liolaemus tenuis, L. lemniscatus and L...
  18. ncbi Age- and serotype-specific pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease: insights from systematic surveillance in Santiago, Chile, 1994--2007
    Rosanna Lagos
    Centro para Vacunas en Desarrollo, Chile, Hospital de Niños Roberto del Rio, Santiago, Chile
    J Infect Dis 198:1809-17. 2008
    We monitored pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Santiago, Chile, from 1994 to 2007.
  19. pmc First detection, isolation and molecular characterization of infectious salmon anaemia virus associated with clinical disease in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Chile
    Marcos G Godoy
    Biovac SA, Puerto Montt, Chile
    BMC Vet Res 4:28. 2008
    ..In the Southern hemisphere, ISAV was first detected in Chile in 1999 in marine-farmed Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)...
  20. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a primary care treatment program for depression in low-income women in Santiago, Chile
    Ricardo Araya
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6UJ
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1379-87. 2006
    The authors compared the incremental cost-effectiveness of a stepped-care, multicomponent program with usual care for the treatment of depressed women in primary care in Santiago, Chile.
  21. ncbi Increased skin cancer mortality in Chile beyond the effect of ageing: Temporal analysis 1990 to 2005
    Faustino T Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:141-6. 2010
    b>Chile has a medium-to-high skin cancer mortality rate. Previous studies have shown an increasing rate of skin cancer mortality...
  22. ncbi Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients in chile: the increasing prevalence of respiratory viruses among classic pathogens
    Alejandro Diaz
    Departamento de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Chest 131:779-87. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the microbial etiology of CAP in adults and to identify the risk factors for various specific pathogens...
  23. ncbi Implementation of promotion and prevention activities in decentralized health systems: comparative case studies from Chile and Brazil
    Sarah Atkinson
    University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Health Promot Int 20:167-75. 2005
    ..and promotion through a comparison of the experiences in four local health systems in each of Brazil and Chile. These experiences in Brazil and Chile are presented by key themes of national health system structure, local ..
  24. ncbi Cutaneous manifestations in renal transplant recipients of Santiago, Chile
    M Sandoval
    Department of Dermatology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Transplant Proc 41:3752-4. 2009
    ..These manifestations differ depending on the evaluated population. The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of cutaneous manifestations among renal transplant recipients in Chile between 1979 and 2008.
  25. ncbi Arsenic exposure from drinking water and birth weight
    Claudia Hopenhayn
    School of Public Health and Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40504, USA
    Epidemiology 14:593-602. 2003
    ..Limited evidence suggests that arsenic may have adverse human reproductive effects. We investigated the association between drinking water arsenic exposure and fetal growth, as manifest in birth weight...
  26. ncbi Vegetables collected in the cultivated Andean area of northern Chile: total and inorganic arsenic contents in raw vegetables
    Ociel Muñoz
    Centro de Estudios en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Libertador Bernardo O Higgins 3363, Santiago de Chile, 33074 Correo 33, Chile
    J Agric Food Chem 50:642-7. 2002
    High levels of arsenic are found in the soil and water of the Second Region in Chile as a result of natural causes...
  27. ncbi Knowledge of the management of paediatric dental traumas by non-dental professionals in emergency rooms in South Araucanía, Temuco, Chile
    Jaime Diaz
    Dental Department, University of La Frontera, Manuel Montt 112, 4 degree piso, Casilla 54 D Temuco, Chile
    Dent Traumatol 25:611-9. 2009
    ..first aid for dental trauma in children (TDI) by non-dental professionals and paramedical technicians of hospital emergency rooms in the South Araucanía Health Service, Chile, which was attained through application of a survey.
  28. ncbi Mars-like soils in the Atacama Desert, Chile, and the dry limit of microbial life
    Rafael Navarro-González
    Laboratorio de Quimica de Plasmas y Estudios Planetarios, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, Apartado Postal 70 543, Mexico City, 04510, Mexico
    Science 302:1018-21. 2003
    ..Incubation experiments, patterned after the Viking labeled-release experiment but with separate biological and nonbiological isomers, show active decomposition of organic species in these soils by nonbiological processes...
  29. ncbi Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome due to Andes virus in Temuco, Chile: clinical experience with 16 adults
    C Castillo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Temuco Teaching Hospital and Faculty of Medicine Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile
    Chest 120:548-54. 2001
    To describe the clinical features and laboratory abnormalities of 16 adults with confirmed Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) due to Andes virus in Temuco, Chile.
  30. ncbi Pectenotoxins and yessotoxin from Arica Bay, North Chile as determined by tandem mass spectrometry
    Bernd Krock
    Alfred Wegener Institut fur Polar und Meeresforschung, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
    Toxicon 54:364-7. 2009
    ..chromatography (LC-MS/MS) in size-fractionated plankton samples taken at five stations in Arica Bay, northern Chile in the southern summer 2007/2008...
  31. ncbi Opportunities to use drugs and stages of drug involvement outside the United States: Evidence from the Republic of Chile
    Luis Caris
    University of Chile, School of Public Health, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:30-4. 2009
    Studying youthful drug involvement in the Republic of Chile, we sought to replicate North American research findings about the earliest stages of drug involvement (e.g...
  32. pmc Relation between private health insurance and high rates of caesarean section in Chile: qualitative and quantitative study
    S F Murray
    Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMJ 321:1501-5. 2000
    To explore the circumstances and factors that explain the association between private health insurance cover and a high rate of caesarean sections in Chile.
  33. ncbi Incidence, 30-day case-fatality rate, and prognosis of stroke in Iquique, Chile: a 2-year community-based prospective study (PISCIS project)
    Pablo M Lavados
    Departamento de Medicina, Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Instituto de Neurocirugia, Servicio de Salud Metropolitano Oriente, Santiago, Chile
    Lancet 365:2206-15. 2005
    ..Our aim was to ascertain prospectively the incidence of first-ever stroke in the predominantly Hispanic-Mestizo population of Iquique, a city in the northern desert region of Chile.
  34. ncbi Floating marine debris in fjords, gulfs and channels of southern Chile
    Iván A Hinojosa
    Universidad Catolica del Norte, Biologia Marina, Larrondo 1281, Coquimbo, Chile
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:341-50. 2009
    ..composition and distribution of FMD during the years 2002-2005 in the fjords, gulfs and channels of southern Chile. Abundances of FMD were relatively high compared with other studies, ranging from 1 to 250 items km(-2)...
  35. ncbi Genetic structure and clonal diversity of an introduced pest in Chile, the cereal aphid Sitobion avenae
    C C Figueroa
    Instituto de Ecologia y Evolucion, Universidad Austral de Chile, Campus Isla Teja Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile
    Heredity (Edinb) 95:24-33. 2005
    In Chile, the aphid Sitobion avenae is of recent introduction, lives on cultivated and wild Poaceae, and is thought to reproduce by permanent parthenogenesis...
  36. ncbi Reduction of birth prevalence rates of neural tube defects after folic acid fortification in Chile
    Jorge S Lopez-Camelo
    Estudo Colaborativo Latino Americano de Malformações Congênitas, ECLAMC at IMBICE, Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biologia Celular, La Plata, Argentina
    Am J Med Genet A 135:120-5. 2005
    To verify whether the decreasing neural tube defects birth prevalence rates in Chile are due to folic acid fortification or to pre-existing decreasing trends, we performed a population survey using a network of Estudio Colaborativo ..
  37. ncbi Population prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Chile: 6-month and 1-month rates
    Benjamin Vicente
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile
    Br J Psychiatry 184:299-305. 2004
    ..Few South American studies have examined current prevalence rates of psychiatric disorders...
  38. ncbi Blood host sources of Mepraia spinolai (Heteroptera: Reduviidae), wild vector of chagas disease in Chile
    M Canals
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Chile
    J Med Entomol 38:303-7. 2001
    There are two vectors of the Chagas' disease in Chile: Triatoma infestans Klug the domestic vector and Mepraia spinolai Porter the sylvatic vector. The alimentary profile of M. spinolai has been poorly studied...
  39. ncbi [Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in adult from Talca, Chile]
    Iván Palomo G
    Departamento de Bioquímica Clínica e Inmunohematología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:904-12. 2007
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has several traditional risk factors (RF), and some of them are potentially modifiable...
  40. ncbi Congenital Chagas disease of second generation in Santiago, Chile. Report of two cases
    H Schenone
    , ICBM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 43:231-2. 2001
    ..Afterwards, she moved to Santiago, where she married and has resided up to now. Serology and xenodiagnoses were also positive. All the Trypanosoma cruzi infected individuals were successfully treated with nifurtimox...
  41. pmc Invasion of a rocky intertidal shore by the tunicate Pyura praeputialis in the Bay of Antofagasta, Chile
    Juan Carlos Castilla
    Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Casilla 114 D, Santiago, Chile
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:8517-24. 2004
    ..Australia, from where it appears to have originated, and exclusively along 60-70 km inside the Bay of Antofagasta, Chile. mtDNA sequences suggested that the species invaded this rocky shore recently...
  42. ncbi Anthropogenic debris on beaches in the SE Pacific (Chile): results from a national survey supported by volunteers
    Macarena Bravo
    Universidad Catolica del Norte, Larrondo 1281, Coquimbo, Chile
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:1718-26. 2009
    ..8 items m(-2) and the major types were plastics, cigarette butts and glass. Densities in central Chile were lower than in northern and southern Chile, which could be due to different attitudes of beach users or to ..
  43. ncbi Evaluation of azinphos-methyl resistance and activity of detoxifying enzymes in codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from central Chile
    Eduardo Fuentes-Contreras
    Departamento de Producción Agrícola, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de Talca, Casilla 747, Talca, Chile
    J Econ Entomol 100:551-6. 2007
    ..Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Chile. Organophosphates are the most widely used insecticides, and azinphos-methyl is an important element in spray ..
  44. pmc Decentralization and equity of resource allocation: evidence from Colombia and Chile
    Thomas J Bossert
    Politics and Governance Group, International Health Systems Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, SPH1 1210, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:95-100. 2003
    To investigate the relation between decentralization and equity of resource allocation in Colombia and Chile.
  45. ncbi A preliminary survey of non-lichenized fungi cultured from the hyperarid Atacama Desert of Chile
    Catharine A Conley
    Planetary Sciences Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, USA
    Astrobiology 6:521-6. 2006
    ..All fungi identified in this preliminary survey are spore-forming saprobes that are readily dispersed by wind, a likely mechanism that accounts for their presence in the central Atacama Desert...
  46. ncbi Abortion policies and practices in Chile: ambiguities and dilemmas
    Bonnie L Shepard
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Brookline, MA, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 15:202-10. 2007
    Abortion is not legal in Chile even to save the woman's life or health. This situation creates serious dilemmas and vulnerabilities for both women and medical practitioners...
  47. ncbi [A randomized trial of pharmacotherapy with telephone monitoring to improve treatment of depression in primary care in Santiago, Chile]
    Rosemarie Fritsch
    Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:587-95. 2007
    ..Depression is a public health problem, due to its high prevalence and its associated disability...
  48. ncbi [Inequalities in public health care provision in Chile]
    Oscar Arteaga
    Escuela de Salud Publica, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Cad Saude Publica 18:1053-66. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi Odontogenic tumors in Chile: a study of 362 cases
    Germán Ochsenius
    Oral Pathology Referral Institute, Faculty of Odontology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Oral Pathol Med 31:415-20. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relative frequency of this heterogeneous group of lesions in a Chilean population, and to compare these data with previous reports...
  50. ncbi Age-specific prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis A in Santiago, Chile: risk factors and shift in age of infection among children and young adults
    Alan D Fix
    International Health Division, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:628-32. 2002
    ..describes age-specific prevalence of antibodies to HAV (anti-HAV) among children and young adults in Santiago, Chile, compared with previous prevalence data and assesses factors predictive for anti-HAV...
  51. pmc Geographic variation of gallbladder cancer mortality and risk factors in Chile: a population-based ecologic study
    Marcelo E Andia
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Cancer 123:1411-6. 2008
    b>Chile's gallbladder cancer rates are among the highest in the world, being the leading cause of cancer deaths among Chilean women...
  52. pmc The early origins hypothesis with an emphasis on growth rate in the first year of life and asthma: a prospective study in Chile
    R J Rona
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, 5th Floor, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Thorax 60:549-54. 2005
    ..An analysis was therefore carried out to test this hypothesis...
  53. ncbi mtDNA microevolution in Southern Chile's archipelagos
    Federico Garcia
    Programa de Genética Humana ICBM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago 7, Chile
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:473-81. 2006
    The genetic variability of four predominantly Indian populations of southern Chile's archipelagos was examined by determining the frequencies of four mitochondrial DNA haplogroups that characterize the American Indian populations...
  54. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence of a Chilean hantavirus
    John D Meissner
    Department of Microbiology, University of Nevada, FA310 MS200, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Virus Res 89:131-43. 2002
    ..sequence of an Andes virus (ANDV) strain isolated from an infected Oligoryzomys longicaudatus rodent trapped in Chile in 1997...
  55. ncbi Epstein-Barr virus in gastric carcinoma is associated with location in the cardia and with a diffuse histology: a study in one area of Chile
    A Corvalan
    Instituto Chileno Japones de Enfermedades Digestivas, Hospital Clinico San Borja Arriaran, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Cancer 94:527-30. 2001
    ..S. suggesting unique characteristics of EBV-associated GC in Latin-America...
  56. ncbi Influenza A pandemics: clinical and organizational aspects: the experience in Chile
    Sebastian Ugarte
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital del Salvador, Clínica Indisa Santiago, Chile
    Crit Care Med 38:e133-7. 2010
    ..Soon after the first report from Mexico, the disease arrived in Chile, where it spread quickly from south to north, mimicking cold weather progression through the country...
  57. ncbi Particulate air pollution and health effects for cardiovascular and respiratory causes in Temuco, Chile: a wood-smoke-polluted urban area
    Pedro A Sanhueza
    Department of Geographical Engineering, University of Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 59:1481-8. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with those of comparable studies in other similar cities where wood smoke is the most important air pollution problem...
  58. ncbi Acute mountain sickness in tourists with children at Lake Chungará (4400 m) in northern Chile
    Fernando A Moraga
    Unidad de Fisiologia, Departamento Biomedico, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile
    Wilderness Environ Med 13:31-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate the presence of acute mountain sickness (AMS) and cardiorespiratory responses in adult and pediatric tourists exposed to high altitude (Putre and Chungará)...
  59. ncbi PCBs and HCHs in a salt-marsh sediment record from South-Central Chile: use of tsunami signatures and 137Cs fallout as temporal markers
    Ricardo Barra
    Aquatic Systems Research Unit, EULA Chile Center, Environmental Sciences Center, University of Concepcion, Barrio Universitario s n, P O Box 160 C, Concepcion, Chile
    Chemosphere 55:965-72. 2004
    ..HCH) deposition inferred from a sedimentary record exposed in a salt-marsh trench in South-Central Chile. Sediments were carefully collected every 1 cm from the trench wall...
  60. ncbi Identification of Francisella sp. from Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., in Chile
    T H Birkbeck
    Universities Marine Biological Station, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland
    J Fish Dis 30:505-7. 2007
  61. ncbi National food-fortification program with folic acid in Chile
    Eva Hertrampf
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S231-7. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi [A national birth weight distribution curve according to gestational age in Chile from 1993 to 2000]
    Rogelio P González
    Servicio de Obstetricia y Ginecologia, Hospital Dr Sotero del Rio
    Rev Med Chil 132:1155-65. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization recently defined the criteria for constructing birth weight curves using population based data...
  63. ncbi High frequency of p16 promoter methylation in non-small cell lung carcinomas from Chile
    Leda M Guzman
    Escuela de Tecnología Médica, Facultad de Salud, Universidad Santo Tomás, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Res 40:365-72. 2007
    ..the methylation status of the promoter region of the p16 gene in 74 non-small cell lung carcinomas from Chile. The frequency of p16 gene inactivation by promoter methylation was determined as 79.7% (59/74)...
  64. ncbi Recent introduction of the dominant tunicate, Pyura praeputialis (Urochordata, Pyuridae) to Antofagasta, Chile
    J C Castilla
    Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ecología and Biodiversidad, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Casilla 114 D Santiago, Chile
    Mol Ecol 11:1579-84. 2002
    ..Australia (Pyura stolonifera praeputialis), South Africa (Pyura stolonifera stolonifera) and South America (Chile, Antofagasta: Pyura sp...
  65. ncbi Identification of pectenotoxins in plankton, filter feeders, and isolated cells of a Dinophysis acuminata with an atypical toxin profile, from Chile
    Juan Blanco
    Centro de Investigacións Mariñas, Pedras de Corón s n, apdo 13, 36620 Vilanova de Arousa, Spain
    Toxicon 49:710-6. 2007
    ..to Bahía Tongoy, showed that the unique toxin profile found in the first bloom was widespread over that part of Chile and persisted for months...
  66. ncbi Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas of the Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission
    G Acosta-Jamett
    The Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PS, UK
    Prev Vet Med 94:272-81. 2010
    ..and 45km long) from Coquimbo and Ovalle cities to the Fray Jorge National Park (FJNP) in the Coquimbo region of Chile in 2005-2007 to investigate the demography of dogs in the context of a study of canine infectious diseases...
  67. pmc Vibrio parahaemolyticus diarrhea, Chile, 1998 and 2004
    Narjol González-Escalona
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago 690 3625, Chile
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:129-31. 2005
    Analysis of clinical isolates of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from outbreaks in Chile in the cities of Puerto Montt in 2004 and Antofagasta in 1998 indicated that 23 of 24 isolates from Puerto Montt and 19 of 20 from Antofagasta belonged to ..
  68. ncbi Positive interactions between alpine plant species and the nurse cushion plant Laretia acaulis do not increase with elevation in the Andes of central Chile
    Lohengrin A Cavieres
    ECOBIOSIS, Departamento de Botanica, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepcion, Casilla 160 C, Concepcion, Chile
    New Phytol 169:59-69. 2006
    ..of seedlings of two species experimentally planted within and outside cushions in the semiarid Andes of central Chile. Positive spatial associations with cushions were more frequent at lower elevations...
  69. ncbi Fifty-year study of lung and bladder cancer mortality in Chile related to arsenic in drinking water
    Guillermo Marshall
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:920-8. 2007
    Region II of Chile (the second most northerly administrative region) experienced dramatic increases in average arsenic water concentrations beginning in 1958, followed by marked declines in the 1970s when water treatment plants were ..
  70. ncbi Antibiotic resistant bacteria in fish from the Concepción Bay, Chile
    C D Miranda
    Departamento de Acuicultura, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile
    Mar Pollut Bull 42:1096-102. 2001
    Antibiotic resistant bacteria from commercial demersal and pelagic fish captured in the Concepción Bay, Chile were investigated...
  71. ncbi Nutrition transition in Chile revisited: mid-term evaluation of obesity goals for the period 2000-2010
    Fernando Vio
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Macul 5540, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 11:405-12. 2008
    To analyse the nutritional status component of the nutrition transition in Chile in relation to the evolution of obesity rates in all age groups until 2005, comparing these with the goals established by the Ministry of Health for the ..
  72. ncbi Immunogenicity of 2 serogroup B outer-membrane protein meningococcal vaccines: a randomized controlled trial in Chile
    J W Tappero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 281:1520-7. 1999
    ..Although persons younger than 4 years are at greatest risk for serogroup B meningococcal disease, vaccine efficacy has not been demonstrated in this age group...
  73. pmc First case of human rabies in chile caused by an insectivorous bat virus variant
    Myriam Favi
    Instituto de Salud Pública, Santiago, Chile
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:79-81. 2002
    The first human rabies case in Chile since 1972 occurred in March 1996 in a patient without history of known exposure...
  74. ncbi Impact of the novel influenza A (H1N1) during the 2009 autumn-winter season in a large hospital setting in Santiago, Chile
    Juan Pablo Torres
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Infect Dis 50:860-8. 2010
    In Chile, the novel influenza A (H1N1) epidemic began in the middle-high income area of Santiago...
  75. pmc Human papillomavirus-16 is integrated in lung carcinomas: a study in Chile
    F Aguayo
    Division of Oncogenic and Persistent Viruses, Center for Chronic Viral Diseases, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8544, Japan
    Br J Cancer 97:85-91. 2007
    The human papillomavirus (HPV) was detected in 20 (29%) out of 69 lung carcinomas (LCs) in Chile, by PCR and Southern blot, and was more frequently detected in squamous cell carcinoma (SQC) than in adenocarcinomas (46 vs 9%, P=0.001)...
  76. pmc Ecology, genetic diversity, and phylogeographic structure of andes virus in humans and rodents in Chile
    Rafael A Medina
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Virol 83:2446-59. 2009
    ..In Chile, serologically confirmed human hantavirus infections have occurred throughout a wide latitudinal distribution ..
  77. pmc Incidence and survival of stomach cancer in a high-risk population of Chile
    Katy Heise
    Public Health Department, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1854-62. 2009
    To study the incidence and survival rate of stomach cancer (SC) and its associated factors in a high risk population in Chile.
  78. ncbi Components of particulate air pollution and mortality in Chile
    Sabit Cakmak
    Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:152-8. 2009
    ..5 measured in downtown Santiago, Chile between 1998 and 2006. The strongest individual effect was seen for elemental carbon. A 5...
  79. ncbi [Impact of regulatory measures in the trends of community consumption of antibiotics in Chile]
    Luis Bavestrello
    Unidad de Infectología, Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Dr Gustavo Fricke, Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Instituto de Seguridad del Trabajo, Escuela de Medicina, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 130:1265-72. 2002
    ..The Chilean Ministry of Health is regulating the consumption of antibiotics since September 1999. These regulatory measures restricted the sale of antibiotics only when these were prescribed by an MD or an DS...
  80. ncbi Human pseudoterranovosis, an emerging infection in Chile
    P Torres
    Instituto de Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Austral de Chile, Isla Teja, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile
    J Parasitol 93:440-3. 2007
    Fifteen cases of human pseudoterranovosis are reported for Chile, representing an emerging parasitic infection in this country caused by larvae of the nematode Pseudoterranova sp...
  81. ncbi Flea species from dogs in three cities of Chile
    Héctor A Alcaíno
    Depto de Medicina Preventiva Animal, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 2, Correo 15, La Pintana, Santiago, Chile
    Vet Parasitol 105:261-5. 2002
    ..longitude west) and Osorno (40 degrees latitude south, 73 degrees longitude west), located in different parts of Chile. The only species of fleas found on dogs from the three cities were Ctenocephalides felis felis (41...
  82. ncbi First identification of azaspiracid and spirolides in Mesodesma donacium and Mulinia edulis from Northern Chile
    Gonzalo Alvarez
    Centro de Investigacións Mariñas Xunta de Galicia, Apto 13, 36620 Vilanova de Arousa, Pontevedra, Spain
    Toxicon 55:638-41. 2010
    ..by two commercially important bivalves: macha (Mesodesma donacium) and clam (Mulinia edulis) in Coquimbo Bay (Chile), monitoring of these species was carried out from March to September 2008...
  83. ncbi Population genetic structure of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from apple orchards in central Chile
    Eduardo Fuentes-Contreras
    Departamento de Producción Agrícola, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de Talca, Casilla 747, Talca, Chile
    J Econ Entomol 101:190-8. 2008
    ..for 11 codling moth populations in the two major apple (Malus domestica Borkh) cropping regions in central Chile. Despite the geographical distances between some populations (approximately 185 km), there was low genetic ..
  84. ncbi Molecular analysis of a 444 bp fragment of the bovine leukaemia virus gp51 env gene reveals a high frequency of non-silent point mutations and suggests the presence of two subgroups of BLV in Chile
    R Felmer
    Unidad de Biotecnología, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INIA Carillanca, Casilla 58 D, Temuco, Chile
    Vet Microbiol 108:39-47. 2005
    ..achieve a better understanding of the epidemiology and distribution of bovine leukaemia virus (BLV) infection in Chile, we assessed the suitability of using DNA isolated from the leukocyte fraction of bulk milk samples to carry out ..
  85. pmc Incubation period of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome
    Pablo A Vial
    Faculdad se Medicina Clinica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Las Condes 12438, Lo Barnechea, Santiago 0000, Chile
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1271-3. 2006
    ..This period was 14-32 days (median 18 days) in 11 patients with exposure for <48 hours...
  86. pmc Air pollution and hospitalization for headache in Chile
    Robert E Dales
    Division of Statistics, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1057-66. 2009
    ..If the relation is causal, the morbidity associated with headache should be considered when estimating the burden of illness and costs associated with poor air quality...
  87. pmc Vibrio parahaemolyticus O3:K6 epidemic diarrhea, Chile, 2005
    Felipe C Cabello
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:655-6. 2007
  88. ncbi Testing models of diversification in mice in the Abrothrix olivaceus/xanthorhinus complex in Chile and Argentina
    M F Smith
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:397-405. 2001
    ..xanthorhinus across a transect between 45 and 47 degrees S in southern Chile were analysed using the mitochondrial cytochrome b (cyt b) sequence, substantially adding to the data presented ..
  89. ncbi Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated during investigation of the summer 2006 seafood related diarrhea outbreaks in two regions of Chile
    Loreto Fuenzalida
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago 6903625, Chile
    Int J Food Microbiol 117:270-5. 2007
    Nine hundred cases of seafood related diarrhea were reported in the region of Puerto Montt, Chile during the austral summer of 2006...
  90. ncbi Arsenic exposure and its impact on health in Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago, Chile
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:164-75. 2006
    The problem of arsenic in Chile was reviewed. In Chile, the population is exposed to arsenic naturally via drinking-water and by air pollution resulted from mining activities...
  91. ncbi Trypanosoma cruzi: presence of the two major phylogenetic lineages and of several lesser discrete typing units (DTUs) in Chile and Paraguay
    C Barnabe
    Centre d Etudes sur le Polymorphisme des Microorganismes CEPM, Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre, National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, IRD, Montpellier, France
    Acta Trop 78:127-37. 2001
    ..Comparison between clonal populations in sylvatic and domestic transmission cycles of the disease in Chile strongly suggests that these two cycles are at least partially separated from one another.
  92. ncbi [Two new species of fleas from Chile and Argentina(Insecta-Siphonaptera: Stephanocircidae and Rhopalopsyllidae) and raising of a new sub-genus of Plocopsylla Jordan, 1931]
    J C Beaucournu
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculte de Medecine, avenue du professeur Leon Bernard, F 35043 Rennes Cedex, France
    Parasite 11:249-52. 2004
    ..Schrammapsylla Beaucournu and Ménier from the entire group B of Schramm & Lewis, 1988 and two new fleas from Chile and Argentina are described: Plocopsylla (S.) muruai n. sp. Beaucournu and Gallardo and Ectinorus (E.) mimacydis n...
  93. ncbi Phytochemical, morphological, and biological investigations of propolis from Central Chile
    S Valcic
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Z Naturforsch C 54:406-16. 1999
    Propolis from central Chile was investigated for its plant origin by microscopical analysis of pollen grains and leaf fragments found in the sample...
  94. pmc Tackling health inequities in Chile: maternal, newborn, infant, and child mortality between 1990 and 2004
    Rogelio Gonzalez
    Pontificia Catholic University of Chile, and the Division of Prevention and Control of Diseases, Chilean Ministry of Health, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Public Health 99:1220-6. 2009
    We analyzed trends in maternal, newborn, and child mortality in Chile between 1990 and 2004, after the introduction of national interventions and reforms, and examined associations between trends and interventions.
  95. ncbi Economic impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay
    Dagna O Constenla
    Health Service Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:101-12. 2008
    To evaluate the economic impact of vaccination with the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay.
  96. ncbi VDR polymorphisms influence the immune response in type 1 diabetic children from Santiago, Chile
    Diego Garcia
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Nutrition and Food Technology Institute, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:134-40. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Prevalence of fluorosis in children aged 6-9 years-old who participated in a milk fluoridation programme in Codegua, Chile
    Rodrigo Mariño
    School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, NSVW, Australia
    Community Dent Health 21:143-8. 2004
    To determine the prevalence and severity of enamel fluorosis in the permanent dentition of children aged 6-9 years old exposed to fluoride through a milk fluoridation programme in Codegua, Chile.
  98. pmc Novel recombinant norovirus causing outbreaks of gastroenteritis in Santiago, Chile
    Roberto Vidal
    Programa de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas ICBM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2271-5. 2006
    Capsid and polymerase (RdRp) genes of 13 norovirus outbreak strains from Chile were compared...
  99. ncbi [Practices in the care of the low-risk delivery in hospitals in southern Chile]
    Yolanda Contreras García
    Departamento de Obstetricia y Puericultura, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 75:24-30. 2007
    ..A relevant component to achieve high quality of care is the implementation of evidence based practices...
  100. ncbi Floating marine debris in coastal waters of the SE-Pacific (Chile)
    M Thiel
    Facultad Ciencias del Mar, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Larrondo 1281, Coquimbo, Chile
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:224-31. 2003
    ....
  101. ncbi [Nosocomial urinary infection due to Trichosporon asahii. First two cases in Chile]
    Victor Silva
    Programa de Microbiología y Micología, ICBM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Independencia 1027, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Iberoam Micol 20:21-3. 2003
    ..due to Trichosporon asahii in intensive care unit patients with bladder catheter from two hospitals in Santiago, Chile. Both patients had an several catheters and bacterial infections that required the use of antibiotic therapy...

Research Grants64

  1. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..settings, including: post-9/11 New York City, post-Katrina Louisiana, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Guatemala, Iraq, Peru, South Africa, and post-tsunami Thailand. This phase will also examine the U.S...
  2. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The long standing collaboration between the Institute for Nutrition and Technology at the University of Chile and the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan provides an outstanding environment ..
  3. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    NELSON K STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Indoor air pollution is a particular problem in both Chile and Peru where large numbers of people lack effective stoves and frequently burn wood for heating and cooking...
  4. Signal transduction in TRPM5-expressing olfactory sensory neurons
    Diego Restrepo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposal is a collaboration between the laboratories of Juan Bacigalupo at the University of Chile and the laboratory of Diego Restrepo at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center...
  5. Research Training Prog in Reproductive Biol & Med for Latin American Scientists
    John E Nestler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Virginia Commonwealth University (VCD) and the University of Chile will jointly offer translational research training in reproductive biology to junior scientists from throughout Latin America...
  6. Training in Hantavirus Ecology, Virology & Clinical Investigation in the Americas
    GREGORY JAMES MERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Etiologic agents of HCPS are Category A bioweapon threats. Andes virus-associated HCPS in Chile and Argentina is unique among hantaviruses in that it can be transmitted person-to-person...
  7. Early-life arsenic exposure and adult mortality in Region II, Chile
    Allan H Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Early life arsenic exposure and adult mortality in Region II, Chile Millions of people in the US and worldwide are exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in their drinking water, and the estimated ..
  8. Obesity, Muscle Strength, and Disability in Older Mexican Americans and Elders fr
    Soham Al Snih; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of representative samples of elderly populations living in seven large cities in Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, and Uruguay...
  9. Global gene expression analysis of Trypanosoma cruzi under hyperosmotic stress
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cruzi. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 16 to 19 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas ..
  10. Health Conditions among Elderly in Latin America
    ALBERTO B PALLONI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of elderly populations in Mexico, and in seven capital cities of Latin America (Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay);to identify determinants of health and disability status using cross-sectional data to ..
  11. Ethics of research in Latin American countries. Advanced Program
    FERNANDO S LOLAS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The program will be administered by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Bioethics of the University of Chile. Partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO, regional office of WHO) and its institutional ..
  12. Scavenger Receptors Type-A of Microglia Promote Abeta Uptake After Abeta Immunot
    Donald L Price; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..disease Research Center (ADRC) and the Neuroscience Laboratory at the Pontificia Universidad Catslica de Chile (PUC)...
  13. Signaling and Therapeutics in Cell Death and Survival
    Zahra Zakeri; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..funds to support the International Conference on Cell Death, to be held at the hotel Marbella resort Maitencillo, Chile http://www.marbella.cl/ing/home.php, January 7-10, 2011...
  14. Harvard School of Public Health MHIRT Training Program Grant
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research training opportunities for fellows at well-established foreign research training sites in Ethiopia, Chile, Peru, the Republic of Georgia, and Thailand...
  15. Community Structure and the Epidemiology of Hantavirus in Southern Chile
    Claudia Munoz-Zanzi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. and other countries. This proposal contributes to the NIH mission by providing recommendations for control of an infection that presents a significant public health threat. ..
  16. Andes virus transmission and pathogenesis in Chile
    GREGORY JAMES MERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..America, HCPS is a much larger problem in South America where cumulative numbers of cases and deaths from HCPS in Chile, Argentina and Brazil far exceed those in the United States...
  17. HANTAVIRUS ECOLOGY AND DISEASE IN CHILE AND PANAMA
    Gregory Mertz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Reported cases and deaths from HCPS in Chile (384) and Argentina (595), despite much smaller populations, outnumber cases reported in the United States (379), ..
  18. Early Child Development Programs: Effective Interventions for Human Development
    Jere R Behrman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..characterization of the children and their family members and the ECD programs to which they have been exposed in Chile. The Specific Aims are: (1): To enrich a public-use panel data set initiated in 2009 and to be continued at least ..
  19. FIRCA: Probing the Nucleus- Cytoskeleton Connection Using Magnetic Tweezers
    Denis Wirtz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research will be done primarily in Chile at the Catholic university of Chile in collaboration with Alfredo Celedon, as an extension of NIH Grant No. R01GM08420401, 09/30/08 - 08/31/12...
  20. Concepts and Model Organisms in Regenerative Biology
    Richard M Harland; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Concepts and Model Organisms in Regenerative Biology, to be held at Pontificia Universidad Cat[unreadable]lica de Chile in Santiago, Chile, November 2-11, 2010...
  21. Immunobiology and Prevention of H. pylori Disease
    Phillip Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In developing countries, such as Chile, 60-80% of children are infected with H. pylori, but they rarely develop ulceration. In adults, chronic H...
  22. International Conference on Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations
    ROSIE MARIE CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ISN)/World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) 2013 to be held June 4-6 in Hong Kong, and the subsequent 2015 (Chile) and 2017 (TBD) WCN meetings...
  23. Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program
    Jerome Nriagu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..collaborative studies of University of Michigan faculty members in three geographical regions: the Americas (Chile, Jamaica);Africa (Ghana, South Africa);and East Asia (China)...
  24. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald D Lee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The accounts will be estimated for seven economies, the U.S., France, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Taiwan, and Indonesia, with sufficient historical depth to analyze long-run changes in public policy, ..
  25. Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse in Chile
    Holly Barrett Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..have revealed that adolescent drug use is growing exponentially in many countries in South America, including Chile. However, no EBTs for drug abuse have yet been transported to or developed there...
  26. International Federation of Placenta Association Meeting
    Leslie Myatt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Meetings are scheduled in September/October of each year in Santiago, Chile (2010), Geilo, Norway (2011), Japan (2012), the Americas (2013) and Europe (2014)...
  27. Regional Network for Mental Health Research in Latin America
    Ezra S Susser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The HLA brings together key researchers and stakeholders from six cities across Latin America (Santiago, Chile;Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Neuquen, Argentina;Medellin, Colombia) with researchers in New York ..
  28. 1/2 - Planning for a Global Environmental Health Hub based in Chile: - Chile
    Paulina Pino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal is a coordinated application between Universidad de Chile, Emory University, and University of Georgia...
  29. Frontiers in Developmental Biology: Concepts, Techniques and Model Organisms
    Eric Wieschaus; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a few students arranged for further training in some of the instructors'laboratories in the United States and Chile. The students of the short course (most if not all) are expected to enter the pipeline for supply of future ..
  30. International Training and Research in Population and Health
    P Michael Conn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All countries with which we previously interacted (Mexico, Argentina, Chile) or contemplate interaction (Mexico, Brazil) are low- and middle-income (defined by the World Bank standard) and ..
  31. Promoting Capacity Building in Chronic Diseases Research in South America
    Adolfo Luis Rubinstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the research capacities of the network of institutions participating in the COE Research Projects in Argentina, Chile Southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay...
  32. International Exchange Program for Minority Students
    Luz Claudio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Students are matched with mentors in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Spain or South Africa...
  33. The effect of cost-sharing on health care utilization and health outcomes
    Fabian Duarte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..how the Chilean government assigns individuals to health insurance plans in the public health insurance program in Chile (FONASA) to understand how cost-sharing affects health insurance utilization and health outcomes for adults in the ..
  34. A Continuous Monitor for Arsenic in Drinking Water
    William Dietze; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..is a worldwide problem, and chronic arsenic poisoning is a serious issue for China, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico, Chile, India, and Bangladesh...
  35. ACIDOCALCISOMES IN TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION: In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 16 to 19 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  36. ACIDOCALCISOMES IN TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 16 to 19 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  37. ROLE OF CALRETICULIN IN CALCIUM HOMEOSTASIS OF T. CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 18 to 20 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  38. International Workshops on Iron and Copper Homeostasis
    Michael Garrick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..attend and participate in the "Third International Workshop on Iron and Copper Homeostasis", to be held in Puc"n, Chile, November 10-14, 2004 and two additional workshops at biennial intervals...
  39. Mobilizing Health Workers/Community HIV Prevention/Chile
    Kathleen Norr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Health workers are key to success in the struggle to contain the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Chile has an incipient AIDS epidemic, but the epidemic is now spreading to the general population, beyond traditional ..
  40. UIC AIDS International Training and Research Program
    Judith A Levy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The UIC-AITRP is designed to build long-term scientific capacities that help to address the AIDS epidemic in Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi...
  41. BIOACTIVE AGENTS FROM DRYLAND BIODIVERSITY OF LATIN AMER
    Barbara Timmermann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Studies will include plants and microbes mainly from dryland ecosystems in Argentina, Chile and Mexico...
  42. BIRTH DEFECTS TREATMENT AND PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Jeffrey Murray; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the present time, folate supplementation has been introduced to one country in South America (Chile) and it is now possible to measure changes in outcomes of this based around the known preventive effect of folic ..
  43. RESEARCH BIOETHICS TRAINING IN LATIN AMERICA
    Fernando Lolas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The University of Chile, associated with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, has ..
  44. The function of small RNAs in the nitrogen response
    Gloria M Coruzzi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Coruzzi's group, will greatly strengthen the research capability of Dr. Gutiirrez research program in Chile and South America...
  45. REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY RESEARCH TRAINING FOR LATIN AMERICA
    JEROME STRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The training focuses on Latin America through a network of institutions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico which have established that compliment the investigative strengths of the University of Pennsylvania...
  46. Clusters of Drug Involvement in Chile
    James Anthony; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..sample survey of more than 45,000 youths 12-21 years of age, who attended public and private schools in Chile during 1999...
  47. Effects of Arsenic on Cytochromes P450
    RALPH NICHOLS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Arsenite, a contaminant of water supplies in China, Mexico, Chile, Korea and the Northeastern and Western regions of the United States, is well-known to cause liver damage, cardiovascular disease, kidney problems, neuropathy and cancer ..
  48. Improving Breast Cancer Screening at the Primary Care Level
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In Chile, for example, screening mammography is a relatively recent phenomenon with fewer than 15% of age-eligible women ..
  49. Postdoctoral Training in the Hantavirus Project Ecology
    Gregory Mertz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    The objectives of this application are to train and expand the capabilities of a post doctoral scientist from Chile. The aims of the post doctoral scientist are to test the hypothesis that seropositive O...
  50. GENETIC MECHANISMS OF ESTROGEN ATHEROPROTECTION
    Amparo Villablanca; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The candidate is a Hispanic female (U.S. citizen) from Santiago, Chile. I am clinically trained in cardiovascular medicine and have interest and expertise in heart disease in women...
  51. Smoking Cessation Among Women of Child-Bearing Age
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This research will be done primarily in La Pintana, Chile in collaboration with Klaus Puschel of the Catholic University of Chile as an extension of NIH Grant # CA74968...
  52. Soft Drinks, Milk and Obesity in Chilean Children
    David Ludwig; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specifically, we seek to conduct a 4-month clinical trial involving 96 children ages 8 to 11 years in Chile, a developing nation characterized as undergoing a "nutrition transition...
  53. Calcium Release and Cellular Calcium Signaling Domains
    Susan Hamilton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and participate in the workshop "CALCIUM RELEASE AND CELLULAR CALCIUM SIGNALING DOMAINS", to be held in Marbella, Chile, September 29 to October 2, 2003...
  54. CHROMATIN STRUCTURE IN EXPRESSION OF OSTEOCALCIN GENE
    Gary Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The studies proposed in this renewal will be done primarily in Chile. During the initial funding period of our collaborative program, we established mechanisms mediating nucleosome ..
  55. Oxidative Stress in Neurons: Role of Aminochrome
    Susan Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This research will be done primarily in Santiago, Chile at the University of Chile in collaboration with Drs. Segura-Aguilar and Caviedes as an extension of NIH grant # RO01 ES05865...
  56. INDO-US VACCINE ACTION PROGRAM
    Chitrita Debroy; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..coli which cause persistent diarrhea in children. Epidemiological studies in India and Chile indicate that this pathogen may have as much impact on public health, as the other enterotoxigenic strains...
  57. Dihydropyridine receptors and slow calcium signals
    Paul Allen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This research will be done primarily in Chile at the Universidad de Chile, Santiago, in collaboration with Dr. Enrique Jaimovich as an extension of grant PO1AR44750-05...
  58. Role of the S97N domain of Dig in synapse development
    Vivian Budnik; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..provided by applicant): The research proposed in this application will be primarily performed in Santiago, Chile at the Universidad de Chile in collaboration with Dr. Jimena Sierralta as an extension of NIH grant RO1 NS42629...
  59. NURSING INTERVENTION TO PREVENT AIDS
    Linda Aiken; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, the Catholic University of Chile, and the Ministry of Health of Chile propose a collaborative program of research aimed at preventing the spread of ..
  60. MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF BRCA1 IN HIGH RISK CHILEAN FAMILY
    Mary Claire King; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION A clinical study following 357 breast cancer patients has been completed in Chile. Several factors were analyzed, including the stage of tumor at diagnosis, survival rate stratified by stage of tumor at diagnosis, type of ..
  61. US/LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE--SALIVA AND ORAL HEALTH
    FRANK OPPENHEIM; Fiscal Year: 1999
    The Conference will be held in Santiago, Chile and will provide an opportunity for intense interactions between basic researchers and clinicians from various countries...
  62. ROLE OF SLO GENES & ION CHANNELS IN NEURONAL DEVELOPMENT
    ANGELES RIBERA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. Principal Investigator (Angeles B. Ribera) and a Foreign Scientist (Manuel Kukuljan; Chile)...
  63. COST-EFFECTIVE PRIMARY CARE PROGRAM FOR DEPRESSED WOMEN
    Ricardo Araya; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will be conducted in 3 public primary care clinics in deprived areas of Santiago, Chile. Using a two-stage screening process consecutive female attenders with current depressive disorders will be ..