victoria

Summary

Summary: A state in southeastern Australia, the southernmost state. Its capital is Melbourne. It was discovered in 1770 by Captain Cook and first settled by immigrants from Tasmania. In 1851 it was separated from New South Wales as a separate colony. Self-government was introduced in 1851; it became a state in 1901. It was named for Queen Victoria in 1851. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1295 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, p574)

Top Publications

  1. pmc Measuring the impact of intimate partner violence on the health of women in Victoria, Australia
    T Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:739-44. 2006
  2. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
  3. ncbi The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument: a psychometric measure of health-related quality of life
    G Hawthorne
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Life Res 8:209-24. 1999
  4. pmc A randomized, blinded, controlled trial investigating the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water quality
    M E Hellard
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 109:773-8. 2001
  5. ncbi Laboratory diagnosis and surveillance of human respiratory viruses by PCR in Victoria, Australia, 2002-2003
    Julian Druce
    Virology Department, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, 10 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne 3051, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 75:122-9. 2005
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis in Victoria, Australia: high prevalence in migrant populations
    Siddharth Sood
    Department of Gastroenterology, Austin Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Gastroenterology 127:470-5. 2004
  7. ncbi 2009 H1N1 influenza A and pregnancy outcomes in Victoria, Australia
    Saliya Hewagama
    Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 50:686-90. 2010
  8. ncbi Head lice prevalence in primary schools in Victoria, Australia
    M Counahan
    Communicable Diseases Section, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:616-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Outcomes at age 2 years of infants < 28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005
    Lex W Doyle
    Newborn Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 156:49-53.e1. 2010
  10. ncbi Sustained increase in infectious syphilis notifications in Victoria
    Rebecca J Guy
    Med J Aust 183:218. 2005

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  1. pmc Measuring the impact of intimate partner violence on the health of women in Victoria, Australia
    T Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:739-44. 2006
    Using burden of disease methodology, estimate the health risks of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women in Victoria, Australia.
  2. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
    To investigate the views and experiences of postnatal hospital care of a representative sample of Victorian women who gave birth in Victoria, Australia, in 1999.
  3. ncbi The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument: a psychometric measure of health-related quality of life
    G Hawthorne
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Life Res 8:209-24. 1999
    ..Scaling it for economic evaluation using utilities is being undertaken. Respondents have indicated the AQoL is easy to understand and is quickly completed. Its initial properties suggest it may be widely applicable...
  4. pmc A randomized, blinded, controlled trial investigating the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water quality
    M E Hellard
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 109:773-8. 2001
    ..We found no evidence of waterborne disease in Melbourne. The application of this methodology to other water supplies will provide a better understanding of the relationship between human health and water quality...
  5. ncbi Laboratory diagnosis and surveillance of human respiratory viruses by PCR in Victoria, Australia, 2002-2003
    Julian Druce
    Virology Department, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, 10 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne 3051, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 75:122-9. 2005
    ..identified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in more than 4,200 specimens collected during 2002 and 2003 in Victoria, Australia from patients admitted to hospitals or participating in an influenza surveillance program...
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis in Victoria, Australia: high prevalence in migrant populations
    Siddharth Sood
    Department of Gastroenterology, Austin Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Gastroenterology 127:470-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine this issue further by determining the overall prevalence of PBC in one state in Australia and to examine the prevalence among different migrant groups within this population...
  7. ncbi 2009 H1N1 influenza A and pregnancy outcomes in Victoria, Australia
    Saliya Hewagama
    Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 50:686-90. 2010
    ..Pregnant women have been identified as a group at risk of increased morbidity and mortality associated with the pandemic H1N1 influenza A 2009 (H1N1/09) outbreak...
  8. ncbi Head lice prevalence in primary schools in Victoria, Australia
    M Counahan
    Communicable Diseases Section, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:616-9. 2004
    To determine the prevalence of and assess risk factors associated with head lice infections (pediculosis) in children from government primary schools in Victoria, Australia.
  9. ncbi Outcomes at age 2 years of infants < 28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005
    Lex W Doyle
    Newborn Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 156:49-53.e1. 2010
    To determine the survival rates and neurosensory outcomes of infants born at gestational age 22-27 weeks in the state of Victoria in 2005 and compare theses data with those for similar infants born in the 1990s.
  10. ncbi Sustained increase in infectious syphilis notifications in Victoria
    Rebecca J Guy
    Med J Aust 183:218. 2005
  11. ncbi A decline in varicella but an uncertain impact on zoster following varicella vaccination in Victoria, Australia
    Kylie S Carville
    Epidemiology Unit, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Australia
    Vaccine 28:2532-8. 2010
    ..We examined trends in varicella and zoster hospitalisations and community consultations in Victoria during periods of no vaccine, private availability of vaccine and funded vaccination...
  12. ncbi Paediatric slow-speed non-traffic fatalities: Victoria, Australia, 1985-1995
    P Robinson
    Public Health Branch, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 29:731-7. 1997
    ..In Victoria, Australia, the database of the state Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Morbidity and Mortality ..
  13. ncbi Respiratory function at age 8-9 years in extremely low birthweight/very preterm children born in Victoria in 1991-1992
    Lex W Doyle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:570-6. 2006
    ..consecutive survivors with either birth weight < 1,000 g or gestational age < 28 weeks born in the state of Victoria during 1991-1992. Controls comprised 262 randomly selected NBW survivors...
  14. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for obstetric haemorrhage in 6730 singleton births after assisted reproductive technology in Victoria Australia
    D L Healy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Level 5, Monash Medical Centre, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton, VIC 3168 Australia
    Hum Reprod 25:265-74. 2010
    ..Obstetric haemorrhages have been reported to be increased after assisted reproduction technologies (ART) but the mechanisms involved are unclear...
  15. ncbi Outcome of a screening program for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital in Victoria
    M L Grayson
    Infectious Disease and Clinical Epidemiology Department, Monash Medical Center, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 171:133-6. 1999
    ..To screen for faecal colonisation with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) among potentially at-risk patients...
  16. pmc Laterality, maldescent, trauma and other clinical factors in the epidemiology of testis cancer in Victoria, Australia
    J M Stone
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Cancer 64:132-8. 1991
    Clinical factors were studied in a population based survey of 1,116 cases of testicular neoplasms in Victoria, Australia, between 1950 and 1978...
  17. ncbi The predictors and consequences of adolescent amphetamine use: findings from the Victoria Adolescent Health Cohort Study
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1076-84. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the predictors and effects of early-onset amphetamine use. We set out to examine these issues using a representative cohort of young people followed-up over 11 years in Victoria, Australia.
  18. ncbi The effect of smoke-free policies on electronic gaming machine expenditure in Victoria, Australia
    A Lal
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:11-5. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of smoke-free policies in Victorian gambling venues on electronic gaming machine (EGM) expenditure...
  19. ncbi High proportion of influenza B characterises the 2008 influenza season in Victoria
    Kristina A Grant
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:328-36. 2009
    The 2008 influenza season in Victoria was distinctive because of the increased proportion of influenza-like illness (ILI) cases due to influenza B infection and the lateness of the season compared with preceding years...
  20. ncbi Variations in hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural and urban Victoria, Australia
    Zahid Ansari
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Respirology 12:874-80. 2007
    ..Effective and timely management of COPD should reduce the risk of hospitalization. The purpose of this study was to describe variations in COPD hospital admission rates as an indicator of the adequacy of primary care services...
  21. ncbi Parental knowledge, beliefs and behaviours for oral health of toddlers residing in rural Victoria
    M G Gussy
    School of Dental Science, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria
    Aust Dent J 53:52-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the oral health-related knowledge, attitudes and reported behaviours of parents of children aged 12-24 months living in rural areas of Victoria, Australia.
  22. ncbi Having a baby in Victoria 1989-2000: continuity and change in the decade following the Victorian Ministerial Review of Birthing Services
    Stephanie Brown
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:242-50. 2002
    To investigate changing patterns in the provision of maternity care in Victoria based on data collected in three statewide surveys conducted in 1989, 1994 and 2000.
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of sepsis in Victoria, Australia
    Vijaya Sundararajan
    Victorian Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Crit Care Med 33:71-80. 2005
    To determine the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of patients with sepsis admitted to hospitals in Victoria, Australia, including the incidence of sepsis and severe sepsis, utilization of intensive care unit (ICU) resources, and ..
  24. ncbi Molecular and epidemiological features of GIIb norovirus outbreaks in Victoria, Australia, 2002-2005
    L D Bruggink
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 81:1652-60. 2009
    ..poorly understood and this study examined these questions using norovirus-associated gastroenteritis outbreaks in Victoria, Australia, during 2002-2005...
  25. ncbi Babesia gibsoni infection in three dogs in Victoria
    C J Muhlnickel
    IDEXX Laboratories Melbourne, Unit 124 45 Gilby Rd, Mt Waverley Vic 3149
    Aust Vet J 80:606-10. 2002
    ..The morphological appearance of the erythrocyte inclusions, analysis of a 450-bp region of the 18S rRNA gene and antibody titres provided evidence that this parasite was Babesia gibsoni, a species not previously reported in Australia...
  26. ncbi Recent trends in risky alcohol consumption and related harm among young people in Victoria, Australia
    Michael Livingston
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:266-71. 2008
    To examine recent trends in the proportion of young people who drink at risky levels and the rate of alcohol-related harms experienced by young people in Victoria, Australia.
  27. ncbi Effects of a media campaign on back beliefs is sustained 3 years after its cessation
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1323-30. 2005
    ..Quasi-experimental, nonrandomized, nonequivalent, parallel group-controlled study involving before and after telephone surveys of the general population...
  28. ncbi Obesity and undernutrition in sub-Saharan African immigrant and refugee children in Victoria, Australia
    Andre M N Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:482-90. 2006
    ..In conclusion, obesity and overweight are very prevalent in SSA migrant children and undernutrition, especially wasting, was also not uncommon in this target group...
  29. ncbi Having a baby in Victoria 1989-2000: women's views of public and private models of care
    Fiona Bruinsma
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:20-6. 2003
    ..To assess and contrast women's views of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care based on data collected in three state-wide surveys of recent mothers conducted in 1989, 1994 and 2000...
  30. ncbi Individual and community correlates of young people's high-risk drinking in Victoria, Australia
    Michael Livingston
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:241-8. 2008
    ..individual- and community-level correlates of regular very high-risk drinking (more than 20 drinks at least 12 times a year for males and more than 11 drinks at least 12 times a year for females) among young (16-24) drinkers in Victoria.
  31. ncbi Cigarette smoking and interest in quitting among consumers at a Psychiatric Disability Rehabilitation and Support Service in Victoria
    Kristen Moeller-Saxone
    Department of Public Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:479-81. 2008
    ..To gather information on smoking rates and interest in smoking cessation among consumers at a Psychiatric Disability Rehabilitation and Support Service (PDRSS)...
  32. ncbi The impact of smoke on respiratory hospital outcomes during the 2002-2003 bushfire season, Victoria, Australia
    Rachel Tham
    School of Rural Health, MonashUniversity, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 14:69-75. 2009
    ..During January to March 2003, the north-east and Alpine regions of the state of Victoria experienced major bushfires that created a blanket of smoke over the entire state for extended periods of time...
  33. pmc Risk-factors for meningococcal disease in Victoria, Australia, in 1997
    P Robinson
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Children's Research Institute/Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Victoria
    Epidemiol Infect 127:261-8. 2001
    In Victoria between 1990 and 1996, meningococcal infections occurred in 1-2/100,000 people each year, with sometimes devastating outcome...
  34. ncbi The burden of mental disorders in Victoria, 1996
    T Vos
    Public Health Division, Department of Human Services, 18 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:53-62. 2001
    Between 1998 and 1999, a burden of disease assessment was carried out in Victoria, Australia applying and improving on the methods of the Global Burden of Disease Study...
  35. ncbi Prevalence of health promotion policies in sports clubs in Victoria, Australia
    Suzanne Jane Dobbinson
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Promot Int 21:121-9. 2006
    ..Communication between associations and clubs needs to be monitored by health agencies to ensure support and resources for policy development to reach the club level...
  36. ncbi The profile of health problems in African immigrants attending an infectious disease unit in Melbourne, Australia
    Katherine B Gibney
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:805-11. 2009
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of these conditions to meet the health needs of this group. Comprehensive health checks should be encouraged for new arrivals, particularly from high-risk areas...
  37. ncbi Molecular and epidemiological features of norovirus-associated gastroenteritis outbreaks in Victoria, Australia in 2001
    John A Marshall
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 75:321-31. 2005
    Norovirus was identified in 30 of 59 gastroenteritis outbreaks occurring in the state of Victoria, Australia in 2001 by RT-PCR and/or electron microscopy (EM)...
  38. ncbi The consequences of land use change on nutrient exports: a regional scale assessment in south-west Victoria, Australia
    Daniel Ierodiaconou
    School of Ecology and Environment, Deakin University, P O Box 423, Warrnambool, Vic 3280 Australia
    J Environ Manage 74:305-16. 2005
    ..production based on multi-temporal remotely sensed land use data for the Glenelg-Hopkins region in south-west Victoria, Australia, is discussed...
  39. ncbi Management of glioma in Victoria (1998-2000): retrospective cohort study
    Mark A Rosenthal
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Vic
    Med J Aust 184:270-3. 2006
    ..To describe the management of and outcomes in a population-based cohort of patients with newly diagnosed glioma...
  40. ncbi Distribution of metals and arsenic in soils of central victoria (creswick-ballarat), australia
    K Sultan
    School of Science and Engineering, University of Ballarat, Mount Helen, Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 52:339-46. 2007
    ..campaign was conducted to identify and map heavy-metal contamination in the Ballarat-Creswick area of Central Victoria, Australia, with respect to mining activities and natural background levels in soils...
  41. ncbi Planned homebirths in Victoria, 1995-1998
    Jenny Parratt
    Aust J Midwifery 15:16-25. 2002
    ..paper reports and comments on quantitative aspects of 440 planned homebirths attended by registered midwives in Victoria during the three years studied, 1995-1998. The spontaneous labour rate was 96.4%, and 91...
  42. ncbi Evaluating the utility of surveillance data to decision makers in Victoria, Australia
    Jeanette Pope
    Strategic Policy and Research, Department for Victorian Communities, GPO Box 2392V, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
    Sex Health 2:97-102. 2005
    Evaluating the utility of surveillance data to decision makers in Victoria, Australia.
  43. ncbi Retention of allied health professionals in the south-west of Victoria
    Karen Stagnitti
    Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:364-5. 2005
  44. ncbi Congestive cardiac failure: urban and rural perspectives in Victoria
    Mohammad Z Ansari
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Department of Human Services, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:266-70. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe variations in rates of hospital admissions for CCF in Victoria as an indicator of the adequacy of primary care services...
  45. ncbi Knowledge of heart attack symptoms in a community survey of Victoria
    Karen L Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:255-60. 2002
    ..To ascertain the level of knowledge of heart attack symptoms in the Victorian public...
  46. pmc Improved neurosensory outcome at 8 years of age of extremely low birthweight children born in Victoria over three distinct eras
    L W Doyle
    The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F484-8. 2005
    ..To determine neurosensory outcome at 8 years of age of extremely low birthweight (ELBW) children born in the 1990s, how it varies with birth weight, and how it compares with ELBW children born in the 1980s and 1970s...
  47. ncbi An audit of physical restraint and seclusion in five psychogeriatric admission wards in Victoria, Australia
    Daniel O'Connor
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:797-9. 2004
  48. ncbi Gestational diabetes in Victoria in 1996: incidence, risk factors and outcomes
    Christine A Stone
    Prevention and National Health Priorities, Public Health Division, Department of Human Services, 17th Floor, 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:486-91. 2002
    To describe the epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in Victoria.
  49. ncbi The Victorian Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions study: reducing demand on hospital services in Victoria
    Zahid Ansari
    Monash University, Melbourne
    Aust Health Rev 25:71-7. 2002
    ..a new set of indicators describing differentials and inequalities in access to the primary healthcare system in Victoria. The study used the Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset (1999-2000) for analysing hospital admissions for ..
  50. ncbi Delayed diagnosis of HIV infection in Victoria 1994 to 2006
    Chris Lemoh
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Sex Health 6:117-22. 2009
    The identification of factors associated with delayed diagnosis of HIV infection in Victoria, Australia was the aim of the present study.
  51. ncbi Differing trends in sexual risk behaviours in three Australian states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, 1998-2006
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:125-30. 2008
    ..In recent years, the number of new diagnoses stabilised in New South Wales (NSW), but increased in other states. We reviewed the trends in sexual behaviours to explain this difference...
  52. ncbi Risk factors for Thoroughbred racehorse fatality in flat starts in Victoria, Australia (1989-2004)
    L A Boden
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Equine Vet J 39:430-7. 2007
    ..Research into risk factors specific for fatality in flat racing should be focused at a regional level as the risk factors may differ among countries and even regions within countries...
  53. ncbi Development of a healthy food basket for Victoria
    Claire Palermo
    Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:360-3. 2007
    ..The release of the revised Nutrient Reference Values, together with local interest in food security, highlighted the need to develop a Victorian Healthy Food Basket to reflect the food access issues of the Victorian population...
  54. ncbi Chondrodysplastic calves in Northeast Victoria
    P J McLaren
    Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Vet Pathol 44:342-54. 2007
    ..sporadically every 10-15 years, particularly following prolonged drought conditions, throughout Northeastern Victoria and the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia...
  55. ncbi Avoidable mortality in Victoria between 1979 and 2001
    Leonard S Piers
    Chronic Disease Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Public Health Branch, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:5-12. 2007
    To describe trends in avoidable mortality (AM) in Victoria by sex, degree of socio-economic disadvantage and remoteness.
  56. ncbi Patterns of dental therapists' scope of practice and employment in Victoria, Australia
    Julie Satur
    Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne, 720 Swanson Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    J Dent Educ 73:416-25. 2009
    ..The findings from this study indicate that when legislative restrictions on employment settings are removed, there is a demand and demonstrable role for dental therapist-delivered services in nongovernment dental practices...
  57. ncbi Job strain exposures vs. stress-related workers' compensation claims in Victoria, Australia: developing a public health response to job stress
    Tessa Keegel
    School of Population Health, McCaughey Centre VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Public Health Policy 30:17-39. 2009
    ..Thus to provide a sufficient evidence base for equitable policy and practice responses to this growing public health problem, exposure or health outcome data are needed as an essential complement to claims statistics...
  58. ncbi 5-20: a model of minimum nurse-to-patient ratios in Victoria, Australia
    M F Gerdtz
    The School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:64-71. 2007
    ..This study presents a critique of a new model of minimum nurse-to-patient ratio and considers its utility alongside established Patient Dependency Systems...
  59. ncbi Urban-rural differences in the management of screen-detected invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in victoria
    David L Kok
    School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:996-1001. 2006
    ..was to determine whether there were any differences in the surgical treatment of women diagnosed with breast cancer by BreastScreen Victoria between urban and rural populations and to investigate temporal changes in their pattern of care.
  60. ncbi Incidence of bloodborne virus infection and risk behaviours in a cohort of injecting drug users in Victoria, 1990-1995
    N Crofts
    Epidemiology and Social Research Unit, Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 167:17-20. 1997
    ..To assess changes in risk behaviours for transmission of bloodborne viruses and incidences and prevalences of these viruses in a field-recruited cohort of injecting drug users...
  61. ncbi Pregnant women's experiences of models of care in some hospitals in Victoria
    Zevia Schneider
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 19:32-8. 2002
    ..The future of implementing midwifery models of care into the hospital system will depend on effective change management and an acknowledgment of consumer needs by administrators...
  62. ncbi Outcomes of occasional cannabis use in adolescence: 10-year follow-up study in Victoria, Australia
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 2052, NSW, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 196:290-5. 2010
    ..Regular adolescent cannabis use predicts a range of later drug use and psychosocial problems. Little is known about whether occasional cannabis use carries similar risks...
  63. ncbi Changing availability of neonatal intensive care for extremely low birthweight infants in Victoria over two decades
    Lex W Doyle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:136-9. 2004
    ..To determine the changes in availability of neonatal intensive care for extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants, and the consequences of a lack of availability...
  64. ncbi Incidence and outcomes of major trauma assaults: a population-based study in Victoria
    Phebe A O'Mullane
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 190:129-32. 2009
    To describe the incidence and outcomes of assault resulting in serious injury in Victoria.
  65. ncbi Prevalence of emotional and physical health concerns amongst young people in Victoria
    E Waters
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:28-33. 1999
    ..To describe the emotional and physical health concerns of young people, and identify the concerns for which young people are more likely to seek help...
  66. ncbi Dynamic light use and protection from excess light in upper canopy and coppice leaves of Nothofagus cunninghamii in an old growth, cool temperate rainforest in Victoria, Australia
    Michael Tausz
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia
    New Phytol 165:143-55. 2005
    ..in upper canopy and coppice leaves of Nothofagus cunninghamii growing in an old-growth rainforest gully in Victoria, Australia. Shaded leaves were exposed to a sudden increase in irradiance from 20 to 1500 micromol m(-2) s(-1)...
  67. ncbi Intravenous potassium chloride prescribing and administration practices in Victoria: an observational study
    Melita A Van de Vreede
    Pharmacy Department, Bayside Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:575-7. 2008
    ..To identify current prescribing and administration practices in relation to intravenous potassium chloride (IV KCl)...
  68. ncbi A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: effect on patient survival
    Peter A Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:546-50. 2008
    To determine whether the statewide system of trauma care introduced in 2000 has resulted in improved survival for all major trauma patients in Victoria.
  69. ncbi Prevalence of colonisation with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) among haemodialysis outpatients in Victoria: implications for screening
    Laurelle J Burrell
    Med J Aust 182:492. 2005
  70. pmc A snapshot of the prevalence of physical activity amongst older, community dwelling people in Victoria, Australia: patterns across the 'young-old' and 'old-old'
    Jane Sims
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 7:4. 2007
    ..Physical activity has a range of health benefits for older people. The aim of this study was to determine physical activity prevalence and attitudes amongst respondents to a trial screening survey...
  71. ncbi Workforce trends in specialist and GP obstetric practice in Victoria
    Cameron S Loy
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:26-30. 2007
    To provide a contemporary picture of the general practitioner and specialist obstetric workforce in Victoria.
  72. ncbi Incidence of Chlamydia infection among asymptomatic women pesented for routine Papanicolaou smear: experience in South-Western Victoria, Australia
    David T W Chiang
    Rural Remote Health 6:633. 2006
  73. ncbi Factors influencing recent dental graduates' location and sector of employment in Victoria
    M Silva
    School of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Dent J 51:46-51. 2006
    Recruitment and retention of dentists in the public sector and rural areas in Victoria has become increasingly difficult in recent years...
  74. ncbi A new surveillance system for monitoring HIV infection in Victoria, Australia
    Rebecca Guy
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
    Sex Health 4:195-9. 2007
    To establish a new mechanism for monitoring patterns of HIV infection, in the context of a sustained increase in HIV diagnosis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Victoria.
  75. ncbi Gender differences in the utilisation of optometric services in Victoria
    Ben Harris
    Optometrists Association Australia, Victorian Division, PO Box 1045, Fitzroy North, VIC 3068, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 88:109-12. 2005
    ..Men are 28 per cent less likely than women to see an optometrist in Victoria. Both women's and men's utilisation of optometric services in Victoria increase with age but there are clear ..
  76. ncbi Measles outbreak in young adults in Victoria, 1999
    S B Lambert
    Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 173:467-71. 2000
    To describe an outbreak of measles in Victoria.
  77. ncbi General practitioners leaving rural practice in Western Victoria
    P MacIsaac
    West Vic Division of General Practice, Ararat, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:68-72. 2000
    ..of General Practice, The University of Queensland conducted a qualitative study of GPs who had left western Victoria over the previous 10 years to examine issues relating to the decision to leave rural practice...
  78. ncbi Interlaboratory variation of GHb assays in Victoria, Australia
    R E Gilbert
    Endocrinology Unit, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 19:730-4. 1996
    ..To determine the extent of interlaboratory variation and accuracy in the measurement of glycated hemoglobin (GHb)...
  79. ncbi The management of testicular cancer in Victoria, 1988-1993. Urology Study Committee of the Victorian Co-operative Oncology Group
    G C Toner
    Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 174:328-31. 2001
    To evaluate the patterns of care and management of testicular cancer in Victoria.
  80. ncbi Salvage logging in the montane ash eucalypt forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria and its potential impacts on biodiversity
    D B Lindenmayer
    Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    Conserv Biol 20:1005-15. 2006
    The two major forms of disturbance in the montane ash eucalypt forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria (southeastern Australia) are clearfell logging and unplanned wildfires...
  81. ncbi Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Victoria: a 10-year review
    Caroline J Lavender
    Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:315-8. 2009
    To describe demographic and clinical characteristics of patients residing in Victoria who were diagnosed with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) during the period 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2007.
  82. ncbi Epidemiology of laboratory confirmed tuberculosis in Victoria, 1990 to 2004
    Michelle E McPherson
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Acton, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:237-41. 2008
    ..we investigated all laboratory confirmed tuberculosis cases diagnosed by the State TB reference laboratory in Victoria between 1990 and 2004...
  83. ncbi Road traffic fatalities in Victoria, Australia and changes to the trauma care system
    F T McDermott
    The Consultative Committee on Road Traffic Fatalities in Victoria, Southbank, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Surg 88:1099-104. 2001
    The aim was to identify organizational and clinical errors in the management of road traffic fatalities and to use this information to improve Victoria's trauma care system.
  84. pmc End-of-life decisions in medical practice: a survey of doctors in Victoria (Australia)
    D A Neil
    School of English Literatures, Philosophy and Languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia
    J Med Ethics 33:721-5. 2007
    To discover the current state of opinion and practice among doctors in Victoria, Australia, regarding end-of-life decisions and the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia. Longitudinal comparison with similar 1987 and 1993 studies.
  85. ncbi Newborn circumcision in Victoria, Australia: reasons and parental attitudes
    Bo Xu
    St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Vic, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 78:1019-22. 2008
    ..of this study was to study the reasons why some parents continue to seek professional circumcision service for their newborn boys in Victoria, Australia, their attitudes towards newborn circumcision and their personal characteristics.
  86. ncbi An epidemiologic study of orofacial clefts with other birth defects in Victoria, Australia
    Linda D Vallino-Napoli
    Craniofacial Outcomes Research Laboratory, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:571-6. 2006
    To describe the epidemiological characteristics of oral clefts occurring with other birth defects in Victoria, Australia.
  87. ncbi Attendance rates and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation in Victoria, 1998
    Vijaya Sundararajan
    Department of Human Services, L18 120 Spencer St, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:268-71. 2004
    To describe the patterns of use of cardiac rehabilitation in Victoria and to assess whether the survival benefits predicted in clinical trials have been realised in the community.
  88. ncbi Asthma is more prevalent in rural New South Wales than metropolitan Victoria, Australia
    R K Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School and Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 5:257-63. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of adult respiratory symptoms and conditions in a rural setting with a metropolitan setting...
  89. ncbi A whole of population-based series of radical prostatectomy in Victoria, 1995 to 2000
    Damien Bolton
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:527-33. 2009
    ....
  90. ncbi Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in Victoria
    K Opeskin
    Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Southbank, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 7:34-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associated factors and mechanisms relating to SUDEP in Victoria. The study was a retrospective study based on data from questionnaires completed by treating doctors and coronial ..
  91. pmc Invasive pneumococcal disease in Victoria: a better measurement of the true incidence
    H J Clothier
    Communicable Diseases Section, Rural and Regional Health and Aged Care Services Division, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:225-31. 2008
    ..We conducted sequential deterministic data-linkage between IPD notifications and hospitalization data in Victoria, Australia, in order to determine whether all diagnosed cases were being reported...
  92. pmc Molecular changes associated with altered patterns of norovirus outbreak epidemics in Victoria, Australia, in 2006 to 2007
    Leesa D Bruggink
    Gastroenteritis Section, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, 10 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:857-61. 2010
    ..In 2006, the pattern of NoV outbreak epidemics in Victoria, Australia, changed compared to the pattern for 2002 to 2005 and 2007...
  93. ncbi Influence of prenatal diagnosis and pregnancy termination of fetuses with birth defects on the perinatal mortality rate in Victoria, Australia
    Natasha Davidson
    Victorian Public Health Training Scheme, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:50-5. 2005
    Historical data show that in Victoria birth defects have accounted for approximately 25% of all perinatal deaths...
  94. ncbi Heroin-related deaths in Victoria: a review of cases for 1997 and 1998
    J Gerostamoulos
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, 57-83 Kavanagh St, Southbank, Vic. 3006, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:123-7. 2001
    The objectives of this paper were to determine the number of heroin-related deaths in Victoria for the years 1997-1998 and to detail the demography and toxicology findings, and also compare heroin death rates for this decade...
  95. ncbi Cancer in adolescents and young adults: treatment and outcome in Victoria
    Anne E Mitchell
    Department of Haematology and Oncology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:59-62. 2004
    To describe the location of treatment, recruitment to clinical trials and outcomes for adolescents and young adults treated for cancer in Victoria.
  96. ncbi Eye injuries in rural Victoria, Australia
    Simon Raymond
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:698-702. 2009
    Eye injury causes significant morbidity and is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. This study investigates the incidence, spectrum and patterns of eye injury presenting to a rural hospital in Victoria, Australia.
  97. ncbi Higher than expected seasonal influenza activity in Victoria, 2007
    Emma R Miller
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:63-70. 2008
    ..The most common strains identified in Victoria in the 2007 influenza season were A/ Brisbane/10/2007-like followed by A/Solomon Islands/3/2006-like...
  98. ncbi Sex workers can be screened too often: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Victoria, Australia
    David P Wilson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:117-25. 2010
    Commercial sex is licensed in Victoria, Australia such that sex workers are required to have regular tests for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  99. ncbi Bartonella-like DNA detected in Ixodes tasmani ticks (Acari: Ixodida) infesting Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) in Victoria, Australia
    Inger Marie E Vilcins
    1 Department of Biological Sciences, Division of Environmental and Life Sciences Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, Australia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:499-503. 2009
    ..n = 1) were collected from wild koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) at the Koala Convention Centre, Philip Island, Victoria, Australia and screened for the presence of Bartonella using the target gene gltA...
  100. ncbi Therapeutic group programme for women with postnatal depression in rural Victoria: a pilot study
    Elizabeth Craig
    Womens Mental Health Worker, Centre for Rural Mental Health, Bendigo Health Care Group, Bendigo, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 13:291-5. 2005
    ....
  101. ncbi Potential for organ donation in Victoria: an audit of hospital deaths
    Helen I Opdam
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:250-4. 2006
    ..To determine the potential for organ donation in 12 Victorian hospitals...

Research Grants62

  1. OXYGEN AND LIGHT DEPENDENCY OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
    Barbara Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the interaction of two photosensitizers, an anionic pyropheophorbide derivative (HPPH) and the cationic dye Victoria Blue-BO (VBBO)...
  2. Paracrine Regulation of IGF-I in the Developing Ileum
    Phillip Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The primary mentor, Dr. Victoria Camerini, has a productive record in both research and research training (she currently holds an RO1 and is a ..
  3. Evo-epidemiology of Scistosoma mansoni in children in Kenya
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..human host, and focuses particularly on adult human subjects and foci of transmission along the shores of Lake Victoria. Building on the techniques developed in the parent grant, we will complement and expand its impact by applying ..
  4. Development of Therapeutic Pan-Filovirus Macaque Monoclonal Antibodies
    Sven G Enterlein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The main species causing natural outbreaks are Zaire and Sudan EBOV as well as Lake Victoria MARV...
  5. Development of a novel second-generation pan-filovirus subunit vaccine
    Kelly Lyn Warfield; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Specific Aim 1 we will produce engineered antigens for Zaire and Sudan Ebolaviruses as well as Lake Victoria Marburgvirus using a baculovirus/insect cell expression system...
  6. Determinants of resistance in human schistosomiasis
    Daniel G Colley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mansoni in Lake Victoria, and is based on 14 years of collaborative, longitudinal studies...
  7. TRANSMISSION DYNAMICS OF CA-MRSA AMONG HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS AND THE HOME ENVIRONMENT
    STEPHANIE ANN FRITZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Louis Children's Hospital under the mentorship of Victoria Fraser, M.D., an accomplished clinical investigator in infectious diseases epidemiology...
  8. Norms and Built Environment: Use of Shade in U.S. and Australian City Parks
    David B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pilot studies confirmed that adults in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia had stronger sun protection habits and norms than adults in Denver, Colorado, USA...
  9. Environment-person Influences on the Development of Early Alcohol Use and Misuse
    Richard F Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..7, and 9) using matched procedures and recruitment of state wide representative samples in Washington state and Victoria, Australia...
  10. Evidence based control strategies of Sleeping Sickness vectors
    Serap Aksoy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Earlier tsetse control efforts in the Lake Victoria basin and in the southern Rift Valley were unsustainable and these regions rapidly became repopulated...
  11. Molecular Fluorescent Toolkit
    VLADISLAV VERKHUSHA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The green fluorescent protein (GFP) from jellyfish Aequorea victoria and homologues fluorescent proteins (FPs) from Anthozoa corals have become invaluable tools for cell imaging...
  12. Regulation of pancreatic islet location and size during embryonic development
    Mary D Kinkel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The career development plan includes training via a mentoring committee composed of two developmental biologists, Victoria Prince, PhD and Robert Ho, PhD, both of whom study zebrafish development, and a diabetes physician scientist...
  13. 4th ASM Conference on Salmonella: the Bacterium, the Host and the Environment
    Jorge E Galan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The conference follows previous editions held in Sardinia, Italy (2003), Victoria, BC, Canada (2006), and Aix-en-Provence, France, (2009)...
  14. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel I Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additional sites for collaboration include the NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  15. LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF COGNITIVE AGING
    Roger A Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a revision of a renewal application for a project known as the Victoria Longitudinal Study (VLS)...
  16. CENTER FOR STUDIES IN DEMOGRAPHY AND ECOLOGY
    JOHN MARK ELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..University, Western Washington University, Seattle University, Battelle Memorial Institute, and the University of Victoria, Canada...
  17. National Center for Biomedical Ontology
    Mark A Musen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..participation of leading scientific groups at Stanford, Mayo Clinic, University at Buffalo, and the University of Victoria. Our objectives are defined by the following six Cores: (1) the development of enhanced computational methods for ..
  18. 3rd ASM Conference on Salmonella
    Ferric Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..on Salmonella, which were held from 20-24 September 2003, in Sardinia, Italy and from 9-13 September 2006, in Victoria, BC, Canada. This conference series is the only one that covers all aspects of Salmonella research...
  19. Systems Science to Guide Whole-of-Community Childhood Obesity Interventions
    Ross A Hammond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a whole-of-community obesity prevention demonstration project for preschoolers in one city in the state of Victoria, Australia...
  20. Infectious Disease & Healthcare Epidemiology Mentoring
    Victoria J Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal is for a five year K24 Mid-Career Development Award for patient oriented research and mentoring for Victoria Fraser MD in infectious disease (ID) and healthcare epidemiology...
  21. BIOLUMINESCENT PROTEINS AS LABELS IN DIAGNOSTIC ASSAYS
    MILTON CORMIER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Our laboratory has recently cloned and expressed two recombinant bioluminescent proteins, aequorin (from Aequorea victoria) and Renilla luciferase...
  22. INTRACELLULAR INFECTION OF HUMAN ALVEOLAR MACROPHAGES
    David Park; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..pneumophila and M. tuberculosis; 3) to develop and use a virulent L. pneumophila strain transduced with the A victoria green fluorescent protein gene to co-localize intracellular bacteria and specific components of the human ..
  23. ROLE OF PHOSPHATIDIC ACID IN GROWTH FACTOR SIGNALING
    Guillermo Romero; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b>victoria Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)...
  24. ROLE OF FUCOSYLTRANSEFERASE IN ANTIVIRAL CYTOTOXICITY
    MANJUNATH SWAMY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..role of fucosylated PSGL-1 in humans We have also produced transgenic mice whose T cells express the Jellyfish Victoria acquoria-derived green fluorescent protein (GFP-Tg)...
  25. PPARgamma: Biomarker for Breast Cancer in Older Women
    Pearl Seo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Her research program will be overseen by mentors Drs. Victoria Seewaldt and Harvey Jay Cohen who have expertise in early breast carcinogenesis and geriatric oncology ..
  26. Integration of Developmental Signaling Pathways
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Jim Woodgett and Dr. Joseph Kelleher, which will be held in Victoria, British Columbia from March 23 - 28, 2010...
  27. Western Region Islet Study Group
    John Hutton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. and Canada. The second meeting was held at the Victoria Conference Center in Victoria B.C. from Nov 1-3rd, 2002 and was attended by 86 researchers...
  28. Student and Young Researcher Travel Support for the 10th International Conference
    JOSEPH SEYMOUR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Invited speakers who have accepted include Dr. Eiichi Fukushima (NMR, NM), Prof. Paul T. Callaghan (Victoria U., NZ), Professor Bernhard Bl[unreadable]mich (Aachen, G), Prof. Lynn Gladden (Cambridge, UK), Prof...
  29. ASM Conference on Biofilms 2003
    Matthew Parsek; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of biofilm-related research in microbial biofilms, ASM is sponsoring a meeting called Biofilms 2003 to be held in Victoria, British Columbia. This meeting will allow researchers to gather and discuss their work...
  30. PURCHASE OF A LASER DESORPTION/TOF MASS SPECTROMETER
    Richard Caprioli; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Co-investigators are Finn Wold who will study glycoprotein structure and function; Victoria Knutson, insulin receptor metabolism; Jerry Wolinsky, molecular immune response determinants of Rubella virus; ..
  31. Western Region Islet Study Group
    John Hutton; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The 2nd annual meeting of the Western Region Islet Study group is planned for November 1-3rd, 2002 in Victoria BC, Canada...
  32. LISTERIA VIRULENCE GENE EXPRESSION WITHIN HOST CELLS
    Nancy Freitag; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Bacterial gene fusions to the bioluminescent green fluorescent protein (GFP) gene of Aequorea Victoria will be constructed and introduced into the L. monocytogenes chromosome. Macrophage cells infected with the L...
  33. Prevention of Catheter-Associated Blood Stream Infections
    David Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, I have chosen a mentor, Dr. Victoria Fraser, an expert in the field of nosocomial infection outcomes and prevention, and a faculty advisory committee ..
  34. CONFERENCE--SUPPORT FOR IMA WORKSHOP ON INFECTIOUS DISEA
    WILLARD MILLER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of Pomona College, Denise Kirschner of The University of Michigan and Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria, British Columbia...
  35. FINAL EXPRESSION OF BETA-GLUCURONIDASE IN DROSOPHILA
    Daniel Hartl; Fiscal Year: 1980
    This study is a collaboration with Dr. Victoria Finnerty of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia...
  36. ROLE OF FUCOSYLTRANSFERASE IN ANTIVIRAL CYTOTOXICITY
    MANJUNATH SWAMY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We have also produced transgenic mice whose T cells express the jellyfish Victoria acquoria-derived green fluorescent protein (GFP-Tg)...
  37. ETIOLOGY OF SUBSTANCE USE IN AUSTRALIA /USA
    Richard Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..and compare the epidemiology and etiology of substance use and abuse in Washington State and the State of Victoria in Australia. Data will be collected from statewide probability samples of 5th, 7th, and 9th grade students...
  38. 2007 Staphylococcal Diseases Gordon Conference
    Kenneth Bayles; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The next Staphylococcal GRC is scheduled to be[unreadable] held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland at the Eurotel Victoria conference facility...
  39. APOE and Functional Severity in Cerebral Palsy
    James Blackman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will utilize the ongoing longitudinal cohort study of young children with cerebral palsy (CP) in the Victoria and Queensland states of Australia to examine the relationship between the Apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene and ..
  40. 8th International Workshop on Developmental Nephrology
    ROBERT CHEVALIER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..is a request for partial support for the 8th International Workshop on Developmental Nephrology to be held in Victoria, BC, Canada, on August 29-31, 2001...
  41. Lifestyle Activities and Changes in Cognitive Abilities
    Brent Small; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Specifically, using multi-wave longitudinal data from the Victoria Longitudinal Study, we will examine longitudinal changes in processing speed, working memory, and episodic memory ..
  42. 2009 Epithelial Differentiation & Keratinzation
    PIERRE COULOMBE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The aims of the next Conference, to be held June 21-26 (2009) at Les Diablerets/Eurotel Victoria in Switzerland, are to: 1) build on a long-standing tradition of defining the most important problems and ..
  43. GFP-like proteins:Diversity and determinants of color
    Mikhail Matz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..provided by applicant): Proteins homologous to green fluorescent protein (GFP) from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria have become indispensable tools for in vivo imaging, and are widely used in basic biomedical research and drug ..
  44. MIRT IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
    George Hillyer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Valladolid, & Gran Canaria in Spain, Edinburgh & Cambridge in the UK, Heidelberg, Germany, and Monash, in Clayton, Victoria, Australia. Training periods of 3-6 months with these outstanding investigators are contemplated.
  45. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS--APPROACHES TO MANAGEMENT
    Donald Silberberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Approaches to Management," which will be held as a satellite symposium of the World Federation of Neurology in Victoria, British Columbia, September 11-13, 1993...
  46. NSABP MEMBER--ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL
    Henry Shibata; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The Royal Victoria Hospital has been an NSABP member since May 1974 and is currently following 503 patients previously randomized on ..
  47. MORPHOGENESIS OF THE HEART--FORMATION OF SEGMENTS
    Roger Markwald; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Maria Victoria de la Cruz and Dr. Ricardo Moreno - are uniquely experienced and qualified...
  48. GFP IMAGING FOR IN VIVO HIGH-THROUGHPUT DRUG SCREENING
    Meng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..we have transduced the green fluorescent protein (GFP) gene, cloned from the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea victoria, into a series of 50 human and rodent cancer cell lines that stably express GFP in vivo after transplantation to ..
  49. Novel Fluorescent Proteins for Bioimaging
    Hung Teh Kao; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Green fluorescent protein from Aequoria victoria (GFP) has revolutionized cellular bioimaging studies. GFP has been used in viruses, bacteria, cultured cells, yeast, transgenic plants, and transgenic animals from worms to mice...
  50. FAMILY RISK & PROTECTIVE FACTORS FOR DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS
    VICTORIA MITRANI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    DESCRIPTION (adapted from the application): The objective of this MRSDAA is for Dr. Victoria Mitrani, an Hispanic woman, to develop a career as an independent behavioral scientist in dementia caregiving research with aging families...
  51. Lifestyles Physical Activity and Function in RA
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Kevin Fontaine, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, who trained in Psychology at the Victoria University of Manchester, U.K., is seeking this Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)...
  52. STABLE FOLD SELECTION FOR HETEROLOGOUS PROTEINS
    ROBERT BALINT; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In Phase I the method was used to improve the expression of the Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) of Aequorea Victoria by a factor of 30 over the wild-type protein. A mutagenic library of GFP was expressed in E...
  53. SPORE IN BREAST CANCER
    Herbert Lyerly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Career Development Program chaired by O. Michael Colvin and Victoria Seewaldt, aids the development of new investigators and the Developmental Research Program, chaired by Donald ..
  54. Inhibitors of 5alpha-reductase for acne therapy
    Lingna Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS: Liposomal 4-MA will be developed as a topical selectively targeted therapeutic for acne for which they should be a very market. ..
  55. RHOMOCYCSTEINASE FOR HOMOCYSTEINE ASSAY
    Yuying Tan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The tHCY enzymatic kits for these applications will be ready for commercial launch at this point. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available ..
  56. Discovery of novel fluorescent reporter genes
    Ming Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2004
    The green fluorescent protein (GFP) from Aequorea victoria has been developed into a highly versatile reporter gene. Another family of fluorescent proteins, including Discosoma Red (DsRed), has been cloned from corals (4)...
  57. Genetics of Mild Hearing Loss in children Aged 6-12 yrs
    Melissa Wake; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..BROAD, LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES: This large-scale project, to be carried out in Victoria, Australia, will be the most comprehensive study yet to address the impacts and genetics of mild childhood ..
  58. Enzyme therapy for hyperhomocysteinemia
    Yuying Tan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase II results will lead to an IND for MEGC-PEG-rMETase for end stage renal disease patients and other patients with intractable hyperhomocysteinemia and high cardiovascular disease mortality. ..
  59. Imageable tumor-targeting bacteria
    Ming Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Dual-color tumor-host imaging models
    Meng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These models have significant commercial potential for discovery and development of stroma-targeted and anti-angiogenesis drugs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Therapeutic hair follicle-derived neurospheres
    Meng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Human hair- follicle bulge cells will be further characterized and developed for therapeutic potential for nerve regeneration in Phase III. [unreadable]..
  62. Adenoviral GFP targeting of metastatic human tumors using multiple delivery route
    Hiroyuki Kishimoto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Having obtained these results, we can move forward in the Phase II grant application with experiments to bring OBP-401 to the clinic for use in cancer surgery in human patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..