Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Country: Canada

Top Publications

  1. doi Vernier acuity cards: examination of development and screening validity
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:E806-12. 2010
  2. pmc Acute otitis media
    Graham Worrall
    Dr William H Newhook Memorial Health Centre, Whitbourne, NL A0B 3K0
    Can Fam Physician 53:2147-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Recognition of thyroglobulin by T cells: the role of iodine
    George Carayanniotis
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Thyroid 17:963-73. 2007
  4. ncbi Evaluation of the usefulness of simulated clinical examination in family-medicine residency program
    Vernon R Curran
    Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University, St John s, NL, Canada, A1B 3V6
    Med Teach 29:406-7. 2007
  5. ncbi In-migration and diphtheria mortality among children in the Sundsvall region during the epidemics of the 1880s
    Stephan Curtis
    Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL, A1C 5S7, Canada
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 63:23-64. 2008
  6. ncbi Obesity in a provincial population of Canadian preschool children: differences between 1984 and 1997 birth cohorts
    Patricia Canning
    Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs and the Faculty of Education, Memorial University, St John s, NL, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:51-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Increasing public and provider knowledge of lymphedema: evaluation of the lymphedema roadshow
    Maria Mathews
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Cancer Educ 22:105-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Involvement of noradrenergic and corticoid receptors in the consolidation of the lasting anxiogenic effects of predator stress
    R Adamec
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3X9
    Behav Brain Res 179:192-207. 2007
  9. ncbi Antioxidant phytochemicals in hazelnut kernel (Corylus avellana L.) and hazelnut byproducts
    Fereidoon Shahidi
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland A1B 3X9, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 55:1212-20. 2007
  10. pmc Little left in the tank: metabolic scaling in marine teleosts and its implications for aerobic scope
    Shaun S Killen
    Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 274:431-8. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Modeling the Effects of Aging on Memory
    AIMEE SURPRENANT; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Vernier acuity cards: examination of development and screening validity
    James R Drover
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:E806-12. 2010
    ..In addition, we compared the clinical/screening validity of the two tests by testing children old enough to complete optotype acuity testing (6.2 ± 2.5 years)...
  2. pmc Acute otitis media
    Graham Worrall
    Dr William H Newhook Memorial Health Centre, Whitbourne, NL A0B 3K0
    Can Fam Physician 53:2147-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Recognition of thyroglobulin by T cells: the role of iodine
    George Carayanniotis
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Thyroid 17:963-73. 2007
    ..This review summarizes the work in this area and discusses the role iodine may play in these processes...
  4. ncbi Evaluation of the usefulness of simulated clinical examination in family-medicine residency program
    Vernon R Curran
    Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Memorial University, St John s, NL, Canada, A1B 3V6
    Med Teach 29:406-7. 2007
    ..This study reports on an evaluation of the usefulness of the Simulated Clinical Examination (SCE) method as a means of assessing the clinical-skill competencies of entering Postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) family-medicine residents...
  5. ncbi In-migration and diphtheria mortality among children in the Sundsvall region during the epidemics of the 1880s
    Stephan Curtis
    Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL, A1C 5S7, Canada
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 63:23-64. 2008
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  6. ncbi Obesity in a provincial population of Canadian preschool children: differences between 1984 and 1997 birth cohorts
    Patricia Canning
    Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs and the Faculty of Education, Memorial University, St John s, NL, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:51-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether trends of increasing overweight and obesity reported for older children and adults are evident in Canadian preschoolers...
  7. ncbi Increasing public and provider knowledge of lymphedema: evaluation of the lymphedema roadshow
    Maria Mathews
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Cancer Educ 22:105-7. 2007
    ..In this pilot study, we evaluated the Lymphedema Roadshow's capacity to increase public and provider awareness of postcancer lymphedema...
  8. ncbi Involvement of noradrenergic and corticoid receptors in the consolidation of the lasting anxiogenic effects of predator stress
    R Adamec
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3X9
    Behav Brain Res 179:192-207. 2007
    ..Implications of these findings for the study of stress-induced changes in affect including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are discussed...
  9. ncbi Antioxidant phytochemicals in hazelnut kernel (Corylus avellana L.) and hazelnut byproducts
    Fereidoon Shahidi
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland A1B 3X9, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 55:1212-20. 2007
    ..Extracts contained different levels of phenolic acids. These results suggest that hazelnut byproducts could potentially be considered as an excellent and readily available source of natural antioxidants...
  10. pmc Little left in the tank: metabolic scaling in marine teleosts and its implications for aerobic scope
    Shaun S Killen
    Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 274:431-8. 2007
    ..Furthermore, our results have important implications for ecological models that incorporate metabolic scaling, and provide additional evidence against the existence of 'universal' scaling exponents...
  11. ncbi Using Theraplay in shelter settings with mothers & children who have experienced violence in the home
    Lorna R Bennett
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Nursing, St John s, Canada
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 44:38-48. 2006
    ..Finally, the benefits of and challenges to implementing such a program and the implications for practice and further evaluation will be explored...
  12. ncbi Proteolytic processing of a sea urchin, ECM-localized protein into lower mol mass species possessing collagen-cleavage activity
    John J Robinson
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3X9
    J Cell Biochem 99:816-23. 2006
    ..This latter result defines the serine protease nature of the cleavage activities. Both the 40- and 38-kDa activities were found to comigrate with gelatin-cleaving activities present in the sea urchin embryo...
  13. ncbi Spatio-temporal dynamics of alternative male phenotypes in coho salmon populations in response to ocean environment
    Yusuke Koseki
    Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0809, Japan
    J Anim Ecol 75:445-55. 2006
    ..Freshwater processes, such as juvenile growth, timing of migration and breeding competition, operating at evolutionary and intragenerational time-scales, are probably the predominant forces affecting phenotype frequency...
  14. ncbi Tubedown-1 (Tbdn-1) suppression in oxygen-induced retinopathy and in retinopathy of prematurity
    Robert L Gendron
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Mol Vis 12:108-16. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine if the expression pattern of Tbdn-1 is altered during oxygen-induced retinal neovascularization in mice and in a specimen of stage 3 human ROP...
  15. pmc Testing the Simple Lifestyle Indicator Questionnaire: Initial psychometric study
    Marshall Godwin
    Centre for Studies in Primary Care at Queen s University in Kingston, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 54:76-7. 2008
    ..To carry out initial psychometric testing on the Simple Lifestyle Indicator Questionnaire (SLIQ)...
  16. ncbi Exacerbation of underlying hypothyroidism caused by proteinuria and induction of urinary thyroxine loss: case report and subsequent investigation
    Vikram Chandurkar
    Division of Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Endocr Pract 14:97-103. 2008
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  17. doi HIV peer counseling and the development of hope: perspectives from peer counselors and peer counseling recipients
    Gregory E Harris
    Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:843-60. 2007
    ..Roles and benefits of peer counseling, in relation to the facilitation of hope for people living with HIV/AIDS, suggest potentially interesting implications for future research and practice in HIV/AIDS care...
  18. doi The accuracy of nurses' estimates of their absenteeism
    Alice Gaudine
    School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3V6
    J Nurs Manag 18:599-605. 2010
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  19. doi Evidence for similar principles in episodic and semantic memory: the presidential serial position function
    Ian Neath
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Mem Cognit 38:659-66. 2010
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  20. ncbi Prevalence of food insecurity in a Greenlandic community and the importance of social, economic and environmental stressors
    Christina Goldhar
    Department of Geography, Memorial University St John s, NL A1B 3X9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:285-303. 2010
    ..Characterize and examine the prevalence of food insecurity in Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland, and identify stressors affecting the food system...
  21. doi Identifying patients in financial need: cancer care providers' perceptions of barriers
    Maria Mathews
    Division of Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 13:501-5. 2009
    ..Although the Canadian and U.S. healthcare systems are different, concerns about out-of-pocket costs may be similar...
  22. ncbi Helminths of Murres (Alcidae: Uria spp.): markers of ecological change in the marine environment
    Sabir Bin Muzaffar
    Atlantic Cooperative Wildlife Ecology Research Network, Department of Biology, Memorial University, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 45:672-83. 2009
    ..The greater prevalence of A. longicervica in Thick-billed Murres was consistent with diet analyses, which revealed a greater proportion of euphausiids...
  23. doi Developing culturally sensitive interventions for Vietnamese health issues: an action research approach
    Alice Gaudine
    School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Nurs Health Sci 11:150-3. 2009
    ..This project demonstrated an effective way in which nurses can work with communities to help them to identify local solutions to their identified health issues...
  24. doi Which type of repetitive muscle contractions induces a greater acute impairment of position sense?
    Sylvie Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:298-304. 2010
    ..The results showed that concentric muscle contractions impaired position sense to a greater extent compared to isometric and eccentric contractions...
  25. doi Vitamin D insufficiency common in newborns, children and pregnant women living in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Leigh A Newhook
    Memorial University, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Matern Child Nutr 5:186-91. 2009
    ..Further research on the vitamin D status of this population is important, considering the potential adverse health-related outcomes and the recommendations on supplementation being made...
  26. doi Cloning, tissue distribution and effects of food deprivation on pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP)/PACAP-related peptide (PRP) and preprosomatostatin 1 (PPSS 1) in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
    Meiyu Xu
    Departments of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Peptides 30:766-76. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that PRP/PACAP and PPSS 1 may be involved in the complex regulation of growth, feeding and metabolism during food deprivation and refeeding in Atlantic cod...
  27. doi The time course of salt-induced hypertension, and why it matters
    B N Van Vliet
    Division of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S35-47. 2008
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  28. doi Exercise is brain food: the effects of physical activity on cognitive function
    Michelle Ploughman
    Clinical Research, Rehabilitation Program, Eastern Health Authority, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Dev Neurorehabil 11:236-40. 2008
    ..Clearly, moderate physical activity is important for youth whose brains are highly plastic and perhaps even more critical for young people with physical disability...
  29. doi Growth and lipid composition of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae in response to differently enriched Artemia franciscana
    Alexandre Sachsida Garcia
    Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Marine Lab Drive, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Fish Physiol Biochem 34:77-94. 2008
    ..Levels of DHA (22:6omega3) were similar in larvae from treatments 1 and 4, and higher than in the other larvae (P < 0.0001). Our results suggest that Artemia containing a DHA/EPA/AA ratio of 7/2/1 result in good larval performance...
  30. ncbi A survey of rural medical education strategies throughout the medical education continuum in Canada
    Vernon R Curran
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL, Canada
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 47:445-68. 2007
    ..Not surprisingly, the most extensive programs are found in medical schools that have a specific rural mandate...
  31. ncbi Branched-chain amino acids: enzyme and substrate regulation
    John T Brosnan
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    J Nutr 136:207S-11S. 2006
    ..Cytosolic and mitochondrial isoenzymes of BCAT have been identified. They are thought to play an important role in brain neurotransmitter metabolism...
  32. ncbi Protein synthesis and the mechanisms of lasting change in anxiety induced by severe stress
    Robert Adamec
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University, 232 Elizabeth Avenue, St John s, NF, A1B 3X9, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 167:270-86. 2006
    ..Since predator stress may model aspects of hyperarousal associated with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), implications of these findings for understanding of mechanisms of initiation of the disorder and for treatment are discussed...
  33. ncbi Streptozotocin-induced increase in cholesterol ester transfer protein (CETP) and its reversal by insulin in transgenic mice expressing human CETP
    Sukhinder Kaur Cheema
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 81:997-1004. 2003
    ..These results suggest that an increase in CETP under diabetic conditions might be a major factor responsible for increased incidence of diabetes-induced atherosclerosis...
  34. ncbi Experiences of rural women with breast cancer receiving social support via audioconferencing
    Shirley Solberg
    School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 9:282-7. 2003
    ..The use of telephone and audioconferencing technologies should be encouraged for the provision of information and support to people in rural settings, where such services may be especially beneficial...
  35. ncbi Germline hMLH1 promoter mutation in a Newfoundland HNPCC kindred
    R C Green
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Clin Genet 64:220-7. 2003
    ..This is consistent with a substantial decrease, but not total elimination, of mismatch repair function in affected members of this family. This is the first report of a heritable hMLH1 promoter mutation in any HNPCC family...
  36. ncbi Interorgan amino acid transport and its regulation
    John T Brosnan
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NF Canada A1B 3X9
    J Nutr 133:2068S-2072S. 2003
    ..There is no single means of regulating amino acid fluxes; rather, such varied mechanisms as substrate supply, enzyme activity, transporter activity and competitive inhibition of transport are all found...
  37. ncbi Alterations in autoregulatory and myogenic function in the cerebrovasculature of Dahl salt-sensitive rats
    John S Smeda
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Memorial University, Health Science Center, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3V6
    Stroke 34:1484-90. 2003
    ..The incidence of hemorrhagic stroke was low (7/47). We tested the hypothesis that a defect in cerebral blood flow (CBF) autoregulation under hypertensive conditions preceded hypertensive encephalopathy...
  38. ncbi Identification and partial characterization of two inducible gelatin-cleavage activities localized to the sea urchin extraembryonic matrix, the hyaline layer
    John J Robinson
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, A1B 3X9, St John s, NF, Canada
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1621:67-75. 2003
    ..The induced 40-kDa activity displayed similar properties to those of a comigrating, gelatin-cleaving activity present in 69-h-old embryos...
  39. pmc Characteristics of 24 h telemetered blood pressure in eNOS-knockout and C57Bl/6J control mice
    Bruce N Van Vliet
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada A1B 3V6
    J Physiol 549:313-25. 2003
    ..Our results also demonstrate a marked effect of locomotor activity on BP in mice, which may confound short-term measurements of BP...
  40. ncbi Metabolism, swimming performance, and tissue biochemistry of high desert redband trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss ssp.): evidence for phenotypic differences in physiological function
    A Kurt Gamperl
    Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 97207 0751, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 75:413-31. 2002
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  41. ncbi Pain in children with cerebral palsy: common triggers and expressive behaviors
    Kellie L Hadden
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NF, Canada A1B 3X9
    Pain 99:281-8. 2002
    ..Parents are able to observe pain in their children with CP regardless of the child's verbal fluency. Knowledge of behaviors and painful situations identified by parents can facilitate management of pain in children with CP...
  42. ncbi Human dignity and the ethics and aesthetics of pain and suffering
    Daryl Pullman
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Theor Med Bioeth 23:75-94. 2002
    ..Appropriate "suffering with" another can help to maintain and restore the dignity of the relationships involved, even as it preserves and enhances the dignity of patient and caregiver alike...
  43. ncbi Food allergy
    R K Chandra
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Indian J Pediatr 69:251-5. 2002
    ..This is a highly cost-beneficial and cost-effective approach...
  44. ncbi Amino acids, then and now--a reflection on Sir Hans Krebs' contribution to nitrogen metabolism
    J T Brosnan
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    IUBMB Life 52:265-70. 2001
    ..This paper addresses three of Krebs' early contributions-urea synthesis, glutamine metabolism, and D-amino acid oxidase-and relates them to our modern understanding of amino acid metabolism...
  45. ncbi Biogenic carbon cycling in the upper ocean: effects of microbial respiration
    R B Rivkin
    Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada
    Science 291:2398-400. 2001
    ..Because bacterial production is also a function of temperature, it should be possible to compute euphotic zone heterotrophic respiration at large scales using remotely sensed information...
  46. ncbi Norepinephrine and serotonin axonal dynamics and clinical depression: a commentary on the interaction between serotonergic and noradrenergic axons during axonal regeneration
    Carolyn W Harley
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, A1M 3X9, St John s, NL, USA
    Exp Neurol 184:24-6. 2003
  47. ncbi A window into cellular metabolism: hepatic metabolism of (15)N-labelled substrates
    John T Brosnan
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NF, Canada A1B 3X9
    Metab Eng 6:6-11. 2004
    ..Our studies indicate that a metabolic channel does not exist between glutaminase and carbamoylphosphate synthetase 1...
  48. ncbi Cardiac plasticity in fishes: environmental influences and intraspecific differences
    A Kurt Gamperl
    Ocean Sciences Center, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 5S7
    J Exp Biol 207:2539-50. 2004
    ..This latter research clearly demonstrates the capacity of the fish heart to adjust to short-term perturbations, and shows that it can be difficult to predict how short-term and long-term alterations in cardiac physiology will interact...
  49. ncbi Altered calcium homeostasis is correlated with abnormalities of fasting serum glucose, insulin resistance, and beta-cell function in the Newfoundland population
    Guang Sun
    Discipline of Genetics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Diabetes 54:3336-9. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that alteration of serum calcium homeostasis is significantly correlated with the abnormality of glucose level, insulin resistance, and beta-cell function...
  50. ncbi Holoprosencephaly and cleidocranial dysplasia in a patient due to two position-effect mutations: case report and review of the literature
    B A Fernandez
    Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:349-59. 2005
    ..The role of PE mutations in human disease is also reviewed...
  51. ncbi Physiological responses to acute temperature increase in European eels Anguilla anguilla infected with Anguillicola crassus
    Matthew J Gollock
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Hatherly Laboratories, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4PS, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:223-8. 2005
    ..crassus-infected European eels; however, the effects of chronic increases in temperature in combination with other factors such as toxicants and hypoxia requires examination...
  52. ncbi T-shirts, tennis shoes, and teleradiology: technological efficiency and the end of medicine
    Daryl Pullman
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador
    Clin Invest Med 28:67-71. 2005
  53. ncbi Incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Newfoundland and Labrador
    J S Sloka
    Faculty of Medicine Neurology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:37-42. 2005
    ..This study revisits the incidence and prevalence of MS in NL for the year 2001...
  54. ncbi Autosomal-recessive polycystic kidney disease
    Patrick S Parfrey
    Health Sciences Center, St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
    Kidney Int 67:1638-48. 2005
  55. pmc Strategies to increase the enrollment of students of rural origin in medical school: recommendations from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
    James Rourke
    Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL A1B 3V6
    CMAJ 172:62-5. 2005
  56. ncbi Assessment and management of disability in chronic daily headache
    William Pryse-Phillips
    Department of Medicine, Memorial University, St John s, NL, A1B 3V6, Canada
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:53-8. 2005
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  57. ncbi A comparison between haemodynamic effects of vasopressin analogues
    Reza Tabrizchi
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St Johns, NL, Canada
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 370:340-6. 2004
    ..VD-AVP was devoid of any hypotensive effects, suggesting that V(2)-vasopressin receptors are most likely to play a limited role in the control of cardiac and vascular function in these animals...
  58. pmc Inhaler therapy. What it means for children with asthma
    Karen Parsons
    School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s
    Can Fam Physician 50:1102-8. 2004
    ..To investigate what inhaler therapy means for children with asthma and to identify problems and concerns children experience with inhalers...
  59. ncbi Proteinase-activated Receptor 2 (PAR2): a challenging new target for treatment of vascular diseases
    John J McGuire
    Cardiovascular Research Group, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland A1B 3V6, Canada
    Curr Pharm Des 10:2769-78. 2004
    ..With further research and drug development, PAR2 agonists and antagonists may become a basis for a new class of therapeutic agents for treatment of vascular diseases...
  60. ncbi Optimization of the biodegradation of naphthalene by a microorganism isolated from petroleum contaminated soil
    A Martin
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 68:175-8. 2003
    ..As a result of the optimisation process, the process parameters found for maximum degradation of naphthalene by P. fluorescens were an agitation speed of 186 rpm, a pH of 7.3, and a temperature of 22.8 degrees C...
  61. ncbi Lipid [corrected] classes, fatty acids, and sterols in seafood from Gilbert Bay, southern labrador
    Louise A Copeman
    Ocean Sciences Centre and Chemistry Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 52:4872-81. 2004
    ..High levels of PUFA and non-cholesterol sterols observed in Gilbert Bay seafood demonstrate their positive attributes for human nutrition...
  62. ncbi Nutrient distribution and phenolic antioxidants in air-classified fractions of beach pea (Lathyrus maritimus L.)
    F Shahidi
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3X9
    J Agric Food Chem 49:926-33. 2001
    ..Further, separation of fraction III from hulls on a semipreparative HPLC showed the presence of (+) catechin and (-) epicatechin as the main low-molecular-weight phenolic compounds present...

Research Grants4

  1. Modeling the Effects of Aging on Memory
    AIMEE SURPRENANT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, the studies will demonstrate that perceptual processing abilities must be considered and either controlled for or manipulated in cognitive aging research. ..