medieval history

Summary

Summary: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The ocular surface and its symbolism
    Juan Murube
    Ophthalmology, University of Alcala Madrid, Spain
    Ocul Surf 5:6-12. 2007
  2. ncbi Reading our lips: the history of lipstick regulation in Western seats of power
    Sarah E Schaffer
    Food Drug Law J 62:165-225. 2007
  3. pmc Molecular identification by "suicide PCR" of Yersinia pestis as the agent of medieval black death
    D Raoult
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Propre de Recherche de l Enseignement Superieur UPRES A 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:12800-3. 2000
  4. pmc Yersinia pestis--etiologic agent of plague
    R D Perry
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 10:35-66. 1997
  5. pmc Genotyping, Orientalis-like Yersinia pestis, and plague pandemics
    Michel Drancourt
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1585-92. 2004
  6. ncbi Traditional healing with animals (zootherapy): medieval to present-day Levantine practice
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:107-18. 2003
  7. ncbi Detection of Yersinia pestis DNA in two early medieval skeletal finds from Aschheim (Upper Bavaria, 6th century A.D.)
    Ingrid Wiechmann
    Department of Biology I, Biodiversity Research Anthropology, Ludwig Maximilian University, 80333 Munich, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:48-55. 2005
  8. ncbi Was the Black Death yersinial plague?
    James Wood
    Department of Anthropology and the Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:327-8; discussion 328. 2003
  9. ncbi Reconstructed materia medica of the Medieval and Ottoman al-Sham
    Efraim Lev
    Jordan Valley College, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 80:167-79. 2002
  10. ncbi Genealogy of wine grape cultivars: "Pinot" is related to "Syrah"
    J F Vouillamoz
    Istituto Agrario, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Via Mach 1, 38010 San Michele all Adige TN, Italy
    Heredity (Edinb) 97:102-10. 2006

Research Grants

  1. MENTAL HEALTH 5 HTIA RECEPTOR AND NEUROPLASTICITY
    Efrain Azmitia; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Oxidative Stress Pathways in Noise Induced Hearing Loss
    Jochen Schacht; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. COOPERATIVE CORE LAB AND CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH
    Richard Rivlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. EARLY EVENTS IN NEURAL AND HOMEOGENETIC INDUCTION
    Claudio Stern; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. DBS Effects on Mood and Cognition in Parkinsons Disease
    Michael Okun; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Academic Palliative Care
    Charles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. DEPRESSION, 5-HT1A RECEPTOR & NEUROPLASTICITY
    Efrain Azmitia; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Palliative Care Curriculum for 3rd-Year Medical Students
    Charles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    STUART OLSHANSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Medicinal Plants of Antiquity: A Computerized Database
    Alain Touwaide; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications251 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The ocular surface and its symbolism
    Juan Murube
    Ophthalmology, University of Alcala Madrid, Spain
    Ocul Surf 5:6-12. 2007
  2. ncbi Reading our lips: the history of lipstick regulation in Western seats of power
    Sarah E Schaffer
    Food Drug Law J 62:165-225. 2007
  3. pmc Molecular identification by "suicide PCR" of Yersinia pestis as the agent of medieval black death
    D Raoult
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Propre de Recherche de l Enseignement Superieur UPRES A 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:12800-3. 2000
    ..Suicide PCR avoids any risk of contamination as it uses a single-shot primer-its specificity is absolute. We believe that we can end the controversy: Medieval Black Death was plague...
  4. pmc Yersinia pestis--etiologic agent of plague
    R D Perry
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 10:35-66. 1997
    ..These areas of research have provide new insights into the host-parasite relationship. This review will update our present understanding of the history, etiology, epidemiology, clinical aspects, and public health issues of plague...
  5. pmc Genotyping, Orientalis-like Yersinia pestis, and plague pandemics
    Michel Drancourt
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1585-92. 2004
    ..pestis Orientalis. These data indicate that Y. pestis caused cases of Justinian plague. The two historical plague pandemics were likely caused by Orientalis-like strains...
  6. ncbi Traditional healing with animals (zootherapy): medieval to present-day Levantine practice
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:107-18. 2003
    ..The use of other materials of animal origin came to an end in the course of history because of change in the moral outlook of modern societies. Among the latter we note mummy, silkworm, stinkbug, scarabees, snail, scorpion, and triton...
  7. ncbi Detection of Yersinia pestis DNA in two early medieval skeletal finds from Aschheim (Upper Bavaria, 6th century A.D.)
    Ingrid Wiechmann
    Department of Biology I, Biodiversity Research Anthropology, Ludwig Maximilian University, 80333 Munich, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:48-55. 2005
    ..D., constitutes molecularly supported evidence for the presence of Y. pestis, the causative agent of plague, during the first pandemic recorded...
  8. ncbi Was the Black Death yersinial plague?
    James Wood
    Department of Anthropology and the Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:327-8; discussion 328. 2003
  9. ncbi Reconstructed materia medica of the Medieval and Ottoman al-Sham
    Efraim Lev
    Jordan Valley College, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 80:167-79. 2002
    ..Finally, our data revealed that the al-Sham region was an independent source of production and marketing of medicinal substances during the medieval and Ottoman periods...
  10. ncbi Genealogy of wine grape cultivars: "Pinot" is related to "Syrah"
    J F Vouillamoz
    Istituto Agrario, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Via Mach 1, 38010 San Michele all Adige TN, Italy
    Heredity (Edinb) 97:102-10. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Absence of Yersinia pestis-specific DNA in human teeth from five European excavations of putative plague victims
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Microbiology 150:341-54. 2004
    ..In addition, the utility of the published tooth-based ancient DNA technique used to diagnose fatal bacteraemias in historical epidemics still awaits independent corroboration...
  12. pmc What caused the Black Death?
    C J Duncan
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Postgrad Med J 81:315-20. 2005
    ..Epidemics of haemorrhagic plague over the next three centuries then steadily raised the frequency in Europe (but not elsewhere) to present day values...
  13. ncbi The temporal dynamics of the fourteenth-century Black Death: new evidence from English ecclesiastical records
    James W Wood
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Hum Biol 75:427-48. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi Did St Birgitta suffer from epilepsy? A neuropathography
    Anne Marie Landtblom
    Division of Neurology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Linkoping, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Seizure 13:161-7. 2004
    ..This article scrutinises arguments for and against the possibility of epileptic features in the revelations of the saint, as well as in her life story...
  15. ncbi Fragile external phenotype of modern human proximal femur in comparison with medieval bone
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 22:537-43. 2007
    ..These changes in the present external phenotype alone account for approximately 50% higher fall-induced stress compared with the medieval situation...
  16. ncbi Use of natural substances in the treatment of renal stones and other urinary disorders in the medieval Levant
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Nephrol 22:172-9. 2002
    ..Many of these materials, used to treat urinary disorders in the Levant between the 8th and the 18th centuries, had already been in use since the classical period, and several are still used today in traditional medicine...
  17. ncbi [Physiology and pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction. A modern contrivance?]
    D Hauri
    Urologische Klinik, Universitäts Spital Zürich
    Urologe A 43:1423-9. 2004
    ..Only in the middle of the nineteenth century was there recognition of the central role of relaxation of the trabecular muscles. It took another 100 years until we had a useful treatment option at hand...
  18. ncbi A light-hearted look at a lion-hearted organ (or, a perspective from three standard deviations beyond the norm). Part 1 (of two parts)
    Matthew J Loe
    Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:282-92. 2004
    ..Part 1 will cover the first five topics, and Part 2 will cover the last six topics. These data may be useful to those who are engaged in teaching about the cardiovascular system...
  19. ncbi [Biographie of Europe: Confidence basis for a successful union]
    D P Mertz
    Versicherungsmedizin 57:147-51. 2005
  20. ncbi [Peripheral nerve repair: 30 centuries of scientific research]
    C Desouches
    Service de Chirurgie de la Main, chirurgie plastique et réparatrice des membres, Assistance Publique, Hopitaux de Marseille, Hopital de la Conception, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 161:1045-59. 2005
    ..Microsurgical techniques introduced in the late 1950s and widely developed for the past 20 years have improved repairs. However, functional recovery following a peripheral mixed nerve injury is still incomplete...
  21. doi [Regenerative medicine. New therapeutic methods in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery]
    H Löwenheim
    Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Elfriede Aulhorn Strasse 5, 72076 Tubingen, Deutschland
    HNO 56:252-7. 2008
  22. ncbi Heavy metals in human bones in different historical epochs
    M J Martínez-García
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 348:51-72. 2005
    ..For copper, this peak is found in the Byzantine Period and for iron, in the Islamic Period. Zinc shows an increasing tendency over the periods under study and cadmium is the only metal whose trend lines shows a decreasing slope...
  23. ncbi History of chemical and biological warfare agents
    L Szinicz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuherbergstr 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Toxicology 214:167-81. 2005
    ..The following article gives a condensed overview on the history of use and development of the more prominent chemical and biological warfare agents...
  24. ncbi [About the concept of madness and its reflexes on mental health care]
    Lia Carneiro Silveira
    Universidade Estadual do Ceara
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 13:591-5. 2005
    ..We conclude that getting to know the historical forms of the madness concept is important to be able to denaturalize our conceptions and reflect about our current practice in care for patients going through mental suffering...
  25. ncbi The development of spinal cord anatomy
    J M S Pearce
    Emeritus Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, UK
    Eur Neurol 59:286-91. 2008
    ..Anatomy advanced gradually to yield discoveries of the complex tracts and grey matter elements of the cord and their functions. Amongst many distinguished exponents, the works of Blasius, Huber, Vicq d'Azyr and Stilling are emphasised...
  26. ncbi Tsunamis: a long-term threat
    Quirin Schiermeier
    Nature 433:4. 2005
  27. ncbi A light-hearted look at a lion-hearted organ (or, a perspective from three standard deviations beyond the norm) part 2 (of 2 parts)
    Matthew J Loe
    Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:334-40. 2004
    ..Part 1 (previously published) covered the first five topics, and Part 2 will cover the last six topics. These data may be useful to those who are engaged in teaching about the cardiovascular system...
  28. ncbi Buddhism and breastfeeding
    Masashi Segawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Kin i kyo Sapporo Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    Breastfeed Med 3:124-8. 2008
    ..Breastfeeding has been a strong practice for centuries with the custom being to continue until the child is 6 or 7 years of age. The Edo period was very influential in establishing breastfeeding customs that continue today...
  29. ncbi [History of tracheotomy]
    Jurek Olszewski
    Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej II Katedry Otolaryngologii UM w Lodzi
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:349-52. 2007
    ..Fantoni with his group. Modern methods of transdermal pharyngotomy are good complementary techniques for classical methods of pharyngotomy in both emergency and chronic cases...
  30. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation development
    L A Geddes
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 24:110-3. 2005
  31. ncbi [The most important sources of the Graeco-Arabic medicine]
    Richárd Nagy
    Orvostort Kozl 48:21-33. 2003
    ..Helped by this useful "database" researchers might be able to avoid difficulties of the first steps on this still, actually, largely unexplored field of the history of medicine ...
  32. ncbi Impact of millennial mining activities on sediments and microfauna of the Tinto River estuary (SW Spain)
    F Ruiz
    Departamento de Geodinámica y Paleontología, Universidad de Huelva, Avda Tres de Marzo, S N, 21071 Huelva, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1258-64. 2008
    ....
  33. doi Romancing the chiasm: vision, vocalization, and virtuosity
    Joel S Glaser
    J Neuroophthalmol 28:131-43. 2008
  34. ncbi A comparison of antimony and lead profiles over the past 2500 years in Flanders Moss ombrotrophic peat bog, Scotland
    Joanna M Cloy
    School of Geosciences, The University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, UKEH9 3JJ
    J Environ Monit 7:1137-47. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi Lithogenic, oceanic and anthropogenic sources of atmospheric Sb to a maritime blanket bog, Myrarnar, Faroe Islands
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1148-54. 2005
    ....
  36. pmc Global climate change, war, and population decline in recent human history
    David D Zhang
    Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19214-9. 2007
    ..Findings of this research may lend an additional dimension to the classic concepts of Malthusianism and Darwinism...
  37. ncbi Diarrheal diseases in the history of public health
    Nguendo Yongsi Hénock Blaise
    Observatory on Ageing and Society Center de Recherche de I Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie, Chemin Queen Mary, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Med Res 38:159-63. 2007
    ..This literature review is an account of both the history and current risks associated with diarrheal diseases...
  38. ncbi [Cancer in medical and cultural history]
    Dietrich von Engelhardt
    Institut für Medizin und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Lubeck, Deutschland, Germany
    Onkologie 30:6-11. 2007
  39. ncbi Traditional Korean medicine: now and the future
    Kang Hyun Leem
    College of Korean Medicine, Semyung University, Jechon 390 711, Korea
    Neurol Res 29:S3-4. 2007
    ..It has developed unique medical theories and methods to treat diseases including neurological disorders such as stroke, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease...
  40. pmc The history of anatomy in Persia
    Mohammadali M Shoja
    Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Anat 210:359-78. 2007
    ..Knowledge of anatomy for this region in the 20th century was greatly influenced by Europe and America...
  41. ncbi Historical eutrophication in a river-estuary complex in mid-coast Maine
    Dörte Köster
    Biology Department and Environmental Studies Program, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04011, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:765-78. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi "Taking the waters"--springs, wells, and spas
    William A Frosch
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    FASEB J 21:1948-50. 2007
  43. pmc The domestication of artichoke and cardoon: from Roman times to the genomic age
    Gabriella Sonnante
    CNR Institute of Plant Genetics, Via Amendola 165 A, 70126 Bari, Italy
    Ann Bot 100:1095-100. 2007
    ..Here, new trends in artichoke cultivation are analysed, while the consequences of these tendencies on the conservation of artichoke genetic resources are highlighted...
  44. ncbi Ideas about pain, a historical view
    Edward R Perl
    Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, 5109D Neuroscience Research Building, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7545, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:71-80. 2007
    ..This overview concentrates on the issue of specificity together with other notable information regarding pain that has emerged since 1800...
  45. ncbi Numeric expression of aesthetics and beauty
    B S Atiyeh
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:209-16; discussion 217-9. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi Comment on Martínez-García et al. "Heavy metals in human bones in different historical epochs"
    Andrew Millard
    Sci Total Environ 354:295-7; author reply 298-302. 2006
    ..Lifetime heavy metal exposure cannot be deduced from diagenetically altered concentrations...
  47. ncbi [The Hippocratic Oath: how many covenants, how many oaths?]
    Charlotte Schubert
    Universitat Leipzig, Historisches Seminar, Lehrstuhl für Alte Geschichte, Leipzig
    Medizinhist J 40:247-73. 2005
    ..The article concludes that, as early as the third century A.D., Christian influences played an equally significant role in the transmission of the Oath as pagan influences...
  48. ncbi Centennial review of corneal transplantation
    S Louise Moffatt
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 33:642-57. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi Hemodynamic profiles of heart failure patients and "elementary qualities" of pre-hippocratic medicine: a hypothesis for a linguistic and epistemological relationship
    Gian Franco Gensini
    Med Hypotheses 66:1246-8. 2006
  50. ncbi Embracing bioethics in neonatal intensive care, part I: evolving toward neonatal evidence-based ethics
    Isabell B Purdy
    NICU Clinical Research and HRI Follow Up, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:33-42. 2006
    ..It also includes recommendations for enhancing the skills of neonatal nurses as patient advocates in NICU ethical issues, an area that is, at times, controversial and baffling to clinicians...
  51. ncbi Breastfeeding--was a life line in the past and still is!
    Yngve Hofvander
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Ups J Med Sci 111:17-25. 2006
  52. ncbi [Brain, mind and symptoms]
    E García-Albea Ristol
    Seccion de Neurologia, Universidad de Alcala, Hospital Principe de Asturias, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Neurol 42:439-43. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi Bacillus (corynebacterium) xerosis and the ocular surface
    Juan Murube
    University of Alcala Madrid, Spain
    Ocul Surf 4:6-9. 2006
  54. ncbi Neurophilosophy: the early years and new directions
    Patricia Smith Churchland
    Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0119, USA
    Funct Neurol 22:185-95. 2007
    ..Some large-scale mind-brain problems have not yet been solved, and do require significant theoretical innovation. In particular the problem of how to understand the true nature of representations remains unsolved...
  55. ncbi History and current concepts in the analysis of facial attractiveness
    Mounir Bashour
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:741-56. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi [Origin and evolution of the terms "german" and "German" (II)]
    D P Mertz
    Versicherungsmedizin 59:146-9. 2007
  57. ncbi [The history of the flea in art and literature]
    R Roncalli Amici
    American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, USA
    Parassitologia 46:15-8. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi Mental health and psychiatry in the Middle East: historical development
    A Mohit
    Division of Health Protection and Promotion, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 7:336-47. 2001
    ..The Middle East is considered as a cultural entity and the influence of the beliefs and practices of ancient times on the collective mind of the people of the Region is discussed...
  59. ncbi Old-growth forests as global carbon sinks
    Sebastiaan Luyssaert
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Nature 455:213-5. 2008
    ..Old-growth forests accumulate carbon for centuries and contain large quantities of it. We expect, however, that much of this carbon, even soil carbon, will move back to the atmosphere if these forests are disturbed...
  60. ncbi [Historical development of parental conscience]
    Y Knibiehler
    Université d Aix en Provence, parc Mozart, 7 avenue Claude Debussy, 13100 Aix en Provence, France
    Arch Pediatr 10:1021-6. 2003
  61. ncbi [Epidemiology of errors in health]
    Enrico Bollero
    Policlinico Università di Roma Tor Vergata
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 59:7-50. 2003
  62. ncbi [Complex nasal reconstruction: past, present, and future techniques]
    D Martin
    Service de chirurgie plastique reconstructrice et esthétique, Hopital du Tondu, Groupe Hospitalier Pellegrin, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 104:149-58. 2003
  63. ncbi Directions in biomedical research: a plea for ideological pluralism
    P Colm Malone
    129 Viceroy Close, Birmingham, UK
    Med Hypotheses 61:194-9. 2003
    ..Pluralism' implies that no scientific perspective would be second-rate in a relativist framework.)..
  64. ncbi A history of psychiatric ethics
    Sidney Bloch
    University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital, 46 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:509-24. 2002
    ..42] and the Bourbons ("They learn nothing and they forget nothing") [43]...
  65. ncbi [Sacer ignis, quam pustulam vocant pastores: anthrax--cultural historical traces of a zoonosis]
    J Eitel
    Clinica veterinaria alla Moesa, Grono
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 145:7-16. 2003
    ..The crucial term is "Sacer Ignis", synonymous for several different human and animal diseases through time. This term will be analysed in terms of linguistic origin and the changes in meaning it acquired throughout the centuries...
  66. ncbi The genesis of neurosurgery and the evolution of the neurosurgical operative environment: part I-prehistory to 2003
    Charles Y Liu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:3-19; discussion 19. 2003
    ..To remain current, each neurosurgeon should periodically reconsider his or her personal operative environment and its functional design with reference to modernity of practice as currently defined...
  67. ncbi The motor system in neuroscience: a history and analysis of conceptual developments
    M R Bennett
    Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia
    Prog Neurobiol 67:1-52. 2002
    ..The review concludes with what we take to be an appropriate basis for rejecting the Cartesian paradigm that we hope will assist neuroscientists in understanding the integrative action of the nervous system...
  68. ncbi Smallpox: anything to declare?
    Geoffrey L Smith
    Department of Virology, The Wright Fleming Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1P6, UK
    Nat Rev Immunol 2:521-7. 2002
    ..In the words of Rep. Christopher Shay, 'Better to be scared by the improbable possibility than to be unprepared for the catastrophic reality'...
  69. ncbi Founder mutations among the Dutch
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:591-600. 2004
    ..These observations demonstrate the opportunity for gene discovery for other diseases and traits in the Netherlands...
  70. ncbi Impact of infectious diseases on war
    Matthew R Smallman-Raynor
    School of Geography, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:341-68. 2004
    ..The article concludes with a brief overview of infectious disease activity in high- and low-intensity conflicts of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries...
  71. ncbi A brief history of therapy for traumatic spinal cord injury
    Jason Lifshutz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E5. 2004
    ..As in the past, the integration of basic science and clinical innovation will create the path toward progress for treatment of this disease...
  72. ncbi The history of abortion-related acts and current issues in Japan
    Michiko Miyazaki
    Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Sapporo City University, Sapporo, Japan
    Med Law 26:791-9. 2007
    ..As a result, the existence of contradictions between attitudes toward the life of the fetus and that of the mother, women's right to self determination, and women's rights under current legislation has been clarified...
  73. ncbi Implications of biosimilars for the future
    Philip E Johnson
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:S16-22. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi Male circumcision through the ages: the role of tradition
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1305-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we examine the evolution of tradition concerning infant male circumcision, utilizing evidence from classical medical texts as well as information from literature, legal sources and art...
  75. pmc The history of African trypanosomiasis
    Dietmar Steverding
    Biomedical Research Centre, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:3. 2008
    ..Ancient history and medieval history reveal that African trypanosomiasis affected the lives of people living in sub-Saharan African at all times...
  76. ncbi Oral health and the postcontact adaptive transition: A contextual reconstruction of diet in Mórrope, Peru
    Haagen D Klaus
    Behavioral Science Department, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT 84058, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:594-609. 2010
    ..These findings also further the understandings of dietary and biocultural histories of the Western Hemisphere...
  77. ncbi Animal therapy over the ages: 14. amulets and transfer charms
    Kenneth Haas
    Vet Herit 28:12-16. 2005
  78. ncbi [Anatomical and artistic study of the "human skins"]
    Alain Bouchet
    Hist Sci Med 38:351-60. 2004
  79. ncbi Genetic differentiation in pointing dog breeds inferred from microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA sequence
    D Parra
    Department of Animal Production, Veterinary Faculty, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Anim Genet 39:1-7. 2008
    ..Our molecular data are consistent with historical documents...
  80. ncbi Saint Erasmus
    Richard Rutt
    J Med Biogr 10:58-9. 2002
  81. ncbi [Odor and smelling -- or: what is the meaning of an olf?]
    R Jutte
    Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung Stuttgart
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2940-6. 2005
  82. ncbi [Thermometry]
    Julien Wyplosz
    Rev Prat 52:125-8. 2002
  83. ncbi [Local history of a community from the viewpoint of public health]
    Gergely Kalóczkai
    Orv Hetil 147:1240-2. 2006
  84. ncbi [Cultural history of wine, the theoretical background of wine therapy]
    Janos Feher
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, II Belgyógyászati Klinika, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 146:2635-9. 2005
    ..This quantity, however, may be injurious in pregnancy, in children, and in various organic diseases, especially in liver disease, as well as if combined with common drugs...
  85. ncbi A brief history of otorhinolaryngolgy: otology, laryngology and rhinology
    Joao Flavio Nogueira
    Hospital Prof Edmundo Vasconcelos
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:693-703. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi Dental paleoradiology: applications in paleoanthropology and paleopathology
    Kurt W Alt
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Can Assoc Radiol J 55:258-63. 2004
    ..To study the emergent role of computed tomography (CT) in the evaluation of ancient human dental remains...
  87. ncbi [About names and functions (testes, semen): from andrology to gynaecology]
    E Montero Cartelle
    Universidad de Valladolid, ES
    Med Secoli 13:373-99. 2001
    ..The same terms (testes, semen, vasa, seminaria) were always used to name the sexual organs and functions of male and female bodies...
  88. ncbi [History of the rehabilitation of the deaf child]
    P Noyon
    Hopital Saint Louis, Service O R L et de Phono Audiologie, La Rochelle, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 116:235-42. 1995
    ..Deafness in the child still exists, however, but there are no longer any mutes. The deaf child can achieve access to language, which may be oral or gestual. The choice between these two modes of expression is still very tropical...
  89. ncbi [History and definition(s) of metabolic syndrome]
    M Hanefeld
    Zentrum für Klinische Studien, Forschungsbereich Endokrinologie und Stoffwechsel, GWT TUD GmbH, 01307, Fiedlerstrasse 34, Dresden, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:117-25. 2007
    ..Thus, simple, collective diagnostics and therapy for this finely meshed group of diseases together with its risk factors is possible...
  90. ncbi Implementing basic infection control practices in disaster situations
    Elizabeth A P Vane
    Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist Program, Graduate School of Nursing, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Graduate School of Nursing, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 45:219-31. 2010
    ..Only then will healthcare workers be able to contain the potential spread of disease and improve conditions for those affected...
  91. ncbi Corporal punishment of children in England and the United States: current issues
    Jeremy Hugh Baron
    Division of Gastroenterology, Box 1069, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 72:45-6. 2005
    ..It is still legal in Britain and some US states, and remains a controversial issue...
  92. ncbi The Mimesis of marriage: dialogue and intimacy of Eramus's matrimonial writings
    Reinier Leushuis
    Renaiss Q 57:1278-307. 2004
    ..quot; Through the combination of an effective rhetoric of intimacy with the characteristics of literary dialogue, Eramus creates a mimetic discourse aimed at conveying models of conjugal life to be imitated by future readers...
  93. ncbi History of dementia and dementia in history: an overview
    F Boller
    UNIT 324, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Paris, France
    J Neurol Sci 158:125-33. 1998
    ..It also examines developments that occurred in Alois Alzheimer's time as well as closer to our day...
  94. ncbi Serefeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385-1468) on pediatric skull fractures. Historical vignette
    Mehmet Turgut
    Department of Neurosurgery, Adnan Menderes University Hospital, Aydin, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 44:264-8. 2008
    ..In this historical article, the sections of Cerrahiyyetu'l Haniyye pertinent to surgical techniques and instruments for pediatric head injury are critically reviewed...
  95. ncbi [The relationships of Zhang Jing-yue's three theories of the Supreme Ultimate]
    Chun Peng Yao
    Qufu Normal University, Rizhao 276826, China
    Zhonghua Yi Shi Za Zhi 37:137-41. 2007
    ..Jing-yue' s medical theories were constructed on these three corner-stays, which was a tremendous leap forward in the development of traditional Chinese medicine and Neo-Confucianism...
  96. ncbi Enduring symbols of dentistry: international metaphors of dental science
    J Pearn
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Br Dent J 205:615-21. 2008
    ..This paper explores this theme of the creation and promotion of enduring symbols of dental science - enshrined in the civic, numismatic and taxonomic record...
  97. ncbi [Dances of the day of the dead. From suicide tendency to fear of death]
    Alberto Rangel-Abundis
    Servicio de Hemodinamia, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Medico Nacional La Raza, IMSS, Seris y Zaachila s n, Col La Raza, 02990 México, D F, Mexico
    Cir Cir 73:241-5. 2005
  98. ncbi History of sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis)
    Francis E G Cox
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:231-45. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi Medical illustration: from caves to cyberspace
    J Tsafrir
    Medical Library, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Health Info Libr J 18:99-109. 2001
    ..This paper traces these developments, illustrating them with representative examples drawn from the inexhaustible store of documents accumulated over more than two millennia...
  100. ncbi Learning spiritual dimensions of care from a historical perspective
    A Narayanasamy
    Transcultural Health Care, University of Nottingham, Faculty of Medicine, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 19:386-95. 1999
    ..It is concluded that contemporary literature suggests there is scope for development of educational programmes to better equip nurses to meet patients' spiritual needs...
  101. ncbi [The Congress of International Medical History. Notes from the tour to Kayseri, Sivas, Tehat and Amasya]
    Kenan Karagöz
    Erciyes Universitesi Gevher Nesibe Tip Tarihi Enstitüsü ve Müze Sorumlu Memuru
    Yeni Tip Tarihi Arastirmalari 8:561-8. 2002

Research Grants18

  1. MENTAL HEALTH 5 HTIA RECEPTOR AND NEUROPLASTICITY
    Efrain Azmitia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Oxidative Stress Pathways in Noise Induced Hearing Loss
    Jochen Schacht; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. COOPERATIVE CORE LAB AND CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCH
    Richard Rivlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. EARLY EVENTS IN NEURAL AND HOMEOGENETIC INDUCTION
    Claudio Stern; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..D. To explore the possible roles of 6 newly-identified candidate secreted factors in the early steps of neural induction and homeogenetic induction. ..
  5. DBS Effects on Mood and Cognition in Parkinsons Disease
    Michael Okun; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes active and experienced mentoring, access to diverse resources, and a scientific environment suited specifically for the development of the PI as an independent physician scientist. ..
  6. Academic Palliative Care
    Charles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..All reentered investigators are seeking NCI funding and have the potential to become independent investigators. ..
  7. DEPRESSION, 5-HT1A RECEPTOR & NEUROPLASTICITY
    Efrain Azmitia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant will focus on dendritic collapse and apoptosis of neurons. This work will continue our long-term research into the interactions between serotonin and adult neumplasticity. ..
  8. Palliative Care Curriculum for 3rd-Year Medical Students
    Charles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be compared with residents who have not been through the course as well as with residents and faculty participating in another study of education. ..
  9. TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    STUART OLSHANSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the PI will pursue additional funds through grants to engage in the research that follows from hypotheses that he and colleagues have already formulated and tested in the newly emerging field of biodemography. ..
  10. Medicinal Plants of Antiquity: A Computerized Database
    Alain Touwaide; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These secondary databases will be linked to the primary database so that users of the primary database can consult at any moment the necessary information for a better understanding of ancient texts. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. SPINAL AND PROJECTION MECHANISMS RELATED TO PAIN
    EDWARD PERL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Immunocytochemical studies will be used to complement the structural and pharmacological analyses to aid in establishing mediators involved in linkages between SDH neurons. ..
  12. ENCODING IN SOMATIC SENSE ORGANS
    EDWARD PERL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..N.S? This information, in an area which has been barely explored, could greatly improve our understanding of how mechanical events are sensed. This could open up new areas of inquiry of possible importance in sensory deficits. ..
  13. Scimagix Web-Based Scientific Image Management System
    Douglas Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  14. Human Subjects Research Enhancements Program
    Richard Rivlin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The ongoing collaborations of IFCP and South Carolina will be greatly strengthened by the completion of upgrading procedures for protection of human subjects by funding the second year of support of this grant program. ..
  15. Columbia-GHI Consortium for Claims-Based Cancer Studies
    STEVEN STELLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Role of Inter-alpha Inhibitors in Anthrax Intoxication
    Steven Opal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our research is focused on the development of a new and safe treatment based on the ability of inter-alpha proteins to prevent the fatal consequences of anthrax infection. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    John West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental biological dilemma of the lung, namely how the blood-gas barrier combines extreme thinness with immense strength. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Ultrafast Electron Cryomicroscopy of Single Protein Particles
    Ahmed H Zewail; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, this advance could make structure determination to near-atomic resolution routine for large macromolecular complexes. ..