University of British Columbia

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Organization: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Profound metabolic acidosis from pyroglutamic acidemia: an underappreciated cause of high anion gap metabolic acidosis
    Thomas J Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CJEM 12:449-52. 2010
  2. ncbi Glial reactions in Parkinson's disease
    Patrick L McGeer
    Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mov Disord 23:474-83. 2008
  3. ncbi Livin' on the edge: imaging dendritic spine turnover in the peri-infarct zone during ischemic stroke and recovery
    Craig E Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Research Center University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroscientist 14:139-46. 2008
  4. ncbi Coping styles and personality: a biometric analysis
    Kerry L Jang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:17-24. 2007
  5. pmc Adding "value" to clinical practice guidelines
    James P McCormack
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 53:1326-7. 2007
  6. ncbi The role of anti-inflammatory agents in Parkinson's disease
    Edith G McGeer
    Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    CNS Drugs 21:789-97. 2007
  7. ncbi Effect of voxel size on 3D micro-CT analysis of cortical bone porosity
    David Cooper
    Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Orthopaedic Engineering Research, University of British Columbia, VGH Research Pavilion, Room 597, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L8, Canada
    Calcif Tissue Int 80:211-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Environmental, inhaled and ingested causes of pulmonary fibrosis
    Nasreen Khalil
    Department of Medicine, Respiratory Division, Vancouver General Hospital, V5Z 1M9, The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Toxicol Pathol 35:86-96. 2007
  9. ncbi Sexuality in chronic illness: no longer ignored
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Lancet 369:350-2. 2007
  10. pmc Arthritis and pain. Psychosocial aspects in the management of arthritis pain
    Catherine L Backman
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of British Columbia and The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, T325 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:221. 2006

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Profound metabolic acidosis from pyroglutamic acidemia: an underappreciated cause of high anion gap metabolic acidosis
    Thomas J Green
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CJEM 12:449-52. 2010
    ..We present the case of a patient with profound metabolic acidosis with raised anion gap, due to pyroglutamic acid in the setting of malnutrition and chronic ingestion of acetaminophen...
  2. ncbi Glial reactions in Parkinson's disease
    Patrick L McGeer
    Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mov Disord 23:474-83. 2008
    ..Further research concerning glial reactions in PD may lead to disease-modifying therapeutic approaches...
  3. ncbi Livin' on the edge: imaging dendritic spine turnover in the peri-infarct zone during ischemic stroke and recovery
    Craig E Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Research Center University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroscientist 14:139-46. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Coping styles and personality: a biometric analysis
    Kerry L Jang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:17-24. 2007
    ..g., rigidity vs flexibility)...
  5. pmc Adding "value" to clinical practice guidelines
    James P McCormack
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 53:1326-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi The role of anti-inflammatory agents in Parkinson's disease
    Edith G McGeer
    Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    CNS Drugs 21:789-97. 2007
    ..Whether such drugs will slow the process of Parkinson's disease or reduce the high risk of dementia in such patients remains to be determined in future work...
  7. ncbi Effect of voxel size on 3D micro-CT analysis of cortical bone porosity
    David Cooper
    Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Orthopaedic Engineering Research, University of British Columbia, VGH Research Pavilion, Room 597, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L8, Canada
    Calcif Tissue Int 80:211-9. 2007
    ..Additionally, the use of artificially increased voxel sizes should be viewed with caution as they may not reflect what can actually be obtained by scanning...
  8. ncbi Environmental, inhaled and ingested causes of pulmonary fibrosis
    Nasreen Khalil
    Department of Medicine, Respiratory Division, Vancouver General Hospital, V5Z 1M9, The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Toxicol Pathol 35:86-96. 2007
    ..Prevention or removal of the inciting agent is critical to the treatment of these disorders and in some instances corticosteroids may be of help...
  9. ncbi Sexuality in chronic illness: no longer ignored
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Lancet 369:350-2. 2007
  10. pmc Arthritis and pain. Psychosocial aspects in the management of arthritis pain
    Catherine L Backman
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of British Columbia and The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, T325 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:221. 2006
    ..After discussing the impact of arthritis pain on participation in work, family life, and leisure, evidence for psychosocial interventions is summarized, emphasizing reviews and studies published from January 2000 to August 2006...
  11. ncbi Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) guidelines for the management of patients with bipolar disorder: update 2007
    Lakshmi N Yatham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 8:721-39. 2006
    ..The importance of comorbid psychiatric and medical conditions cannot be understated, and this update provides an expanded look at the prevalence, impact and management of comorbid conditions in patients with bipolar disorder...
  12. ncbi Cerebral cortex: the singular precision of visual cortex maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3N9, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R991-4. 2006
    ..A remarkable new technique, two-photon confocal fluorescence microscopy, has revealed an extraordinarily precise organization in the visual cortex. The methodology seems set to become the tool of choice for studying cortical maps...
  13. ncbi 4-Hydroxyproline metabolism and glyoxylate production: A target for substrate depletion in primary hyperoxaluria?
    M B Coulter-Mackie
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1891-3. 2006
    ..Metabolism of hydroxyproline, derived from collagen turnover or the diet, appears to be a major source of glyoxylate, and a potential target for a therapeutic strategy of substrate depletion...
  14. ncbi Compatibility effects in stopping and response initiation in a continuous tracking task
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:2148-61. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that stopping, like response initiation, is influenced by stimulus-response properties such as compatibility. This in turn suggests that stopping is governed by constraints similar to those of other behaviours...
  15. ncbi Feedback decoding of spatially structured population activity in cortical maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Neural Comput 20:176-204. 2008
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  16. doi Oral glucose tolerance test reduces arterial baroreflex sensitivity in older adults
    Kenneth M Madden
    Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 86:71-7. 2008
    ..001). We conclude that healthy older adults can successfully maintain blood pressure during an oral glucose tolerance test despite a decrease in arterial BRS. Decreased BRS resulted in a tachycardic response to glucose...
  17. doi Accuracy, comprehensibility, and use of material safety data sheets: a review
    Anne Marie Nicol
    Centre for Health and Environment Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 51:861-76. 2008
    ..This article describes a review of the peer-reviewed scientific literature regarding the accuracy, comprehensibility and use of MSDSs in the workplace...
  18. doi Cryptic diversity of free-living parabasalids, Pseudotrichomonas keilini and Lacusteria cypriaca n. g., n. sp., as inferred from small subunit rDNA sequences
    Naoji Yubuki
    Department of Botany, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 57:554-61. 2010
    ....
  19. doi Vulnerability of Fraser River sockeye salmon to climate change: a life cycle perspective using expert judgments
    Tim McDaniels
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, Lasserre Building, 433 6333 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC Canada
    J Environ Manage 91:2771-80. 2010
    ..This adaptability points to the potential value of policies to make stocks more resilient to uncertain futures...
  20. doi An investigation of the adjustment of retrospective noise exposure for use of hearing protection devices
    Hind Sbihi
    School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:329-39. 2010
    ..To account for use of hearing protection devices (HPDs) in retrospective noise exposure assessment, adjust noise exposure estimates accordingly, and validate the adjusted estimates...
  21. doi Qualitative research ethics: enhancing evidence-based practice in physical therapy
    Anne Townsend
    The W Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, 235 6356 Agricultural Rd, Klinck Building, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Phys Ther 90:615-28. 2010
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  22. doi Translating gene expression into clinical care: sarcomas as a paradigm
    Torsten O Nielsen
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:1796-805. 2010
    ..Despite challenges in organization and accrual, future clinical trials of sarcomas need to be designed that take into account specific molecular subtypes as distinct diseases...
  23. doi Active patient involvement in the education of health professionals
    Angela Towle
    Division of Health Care Communication, College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Educ 44:64-74. 2010
    ..There is great potential to promote the learning of patient-centred practice, interprofessional collaboration, community involvement, shared decision making and how to support self-care...
  24. doi Neural correlates of developmental coordination disorder: a review of hypotheses
    Jill G Zwicker
    Faculty of Medicine, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Child Neurol 24:1273-81. 2009
    ..Neuroimaging studies and behavioral investigations of learning-related change in motor behavior are the next critical step in enhancing our understanding of developmental coordination disorder...
  25. doi Big risks in small groups: The difference between epidemiology and counselling
    Jan M Friedman
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:720-4. 2009
    ..It is important to admit these limitations and to learn more about exposures that cause birth defects and how to prevent them...
  26. doi Studies on solvent extraction of copper and cyanide from waste cyanide solution
    Feng Xie
    Department of Materials Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Hazard Mater 169:333-8. 2009
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  27. doi Cortisol and corticosterone in immune organs and brain of European starlings: developmental changes, effects of restraint stress, comparison with zebra finches
    Kim L Schmidt
    Dept of Psychology, Univ of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 297:R42-51. 2009
    ..This is the first study to measure immune GC levels in wild animals and one of the first studies to measure local GC levels after restraint stress...
  28. ncbi In vitro inhibition of rat CYP1A1 and CYP1A2 by piceatannol, a hydroxylated metabolite of trans-resveratrol
    Thomas K H Chang
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, 2146 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Drug Metab Lett 1:13-6. 2007
    ..trans-Resveratrol was not a mechanism-based inactivator of rat CYP1A in vitro and the administration of this compound (50 mg/kg) to rats did not affect hepatic microsomal CYP1A-mediated enzyme activity...
  29. doi Group and individual treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder using cognitive therapy and exposure plus response prevention: a 2-year follow-up of two randomized trials
    Maureen L Whittal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1003-14. 2008
    ..Despite the overall positive results, efficacy of OCD treatments has reached a plateau and may require a fresh perspective to move forward...
  30. doi Monthly ambient sunlight, infections and relapse rates in multiple sclerosis
    Helen Tremlett
    Faculty of Medicine Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 31:271-9. 2008
    ..Monthly variation in multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses has been found. The relationship between seasonal environmental factors, infections, serum vitamin D [25(OH)D] and MS relapses is undetermined...
  31. ncbi The etiology of hypertension in the metabolic syndrome part four: the systemic perspective--the role of the neuroendocrine and immune systems, and the challenge of integration
    Vijay Sharma
    Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, 2146 East Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 4:349-81. 2006
    ..We also discuss the need to understand the temperospatial organisation of the factors being studied. Finally, we draw together the data, concepts and hypotheses we have reviewed over the course of these four articles...
  32. ncbi Cigarette smoke drives small airway remodeling by induction of growth factors in the airway wall
    Andrew Churg
    Department of Pathology, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2B5
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1327-34. 2006
    ..Small airway remodeling (SAR) is an important cause of airflow obstruction in cigarette smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but the pathogenesis of SAR is not understood...
  33. ncbi Auditory capture of vision: examining temporal ventriloquism
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:154-63. 2003
    ..The results suggest a 'temporal ventriloquism' phenomenon analogous to spatial ventriloquism...
  34. ncbi The asthmatic athlete, inhaled beta agonists, and performance
    Donald C McKenzie
    Division of Sports Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 12:225-8. 2002
    ..This review will examine the use of IBAs in the asthmatic athlete, the variability that exists between countries and sport, and outline a plan to justify the use of these medications...
  35. ncbi Mental image generation and the contrast sensitivity function
    Amedeo D'Angiulli
    Brain Research Centre and Faculty of Education ECPS, University of British Columbia, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Cognition 85:B11-9. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, imagery and perception may involve different processes hosted by the same neural structures as indicated by the direct relationship between image latency and contrast sensitivity...
  36. pmc Reliability of lower extremity strength measures in persons with chronic stroke
    Janice J Eng
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia, T325 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:322-8. 2002
    ..To determine the reliability of isokinetic concentric strength measures of both the hemiparetic and noninvolved limbs for flexion and extension motions of the hip, knee, and ankle joints in individuals who have had a stroke...
  37. ncbi Experimental atherosclerosis: a historical overview
    Mohammed H Moghadasian
    Healthy Heart Program, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Life Sci 70:855-65. 2002
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  38. ncbi Genetic linkage and association studies of Type I diabetes: challenges and rewards
    L L Field
    Department of Medical Genetics, BC Research Institute for Children s and Women s Health, University of British Columbia, 950 West 28 Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4, Canada
    Diabetologia 45:21-35. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi Acute formoterol administration has no ergogenic effect in nonasthmatic athletes
    Ian B Stewart
    Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre and School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:213-7. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of formoterol (formoterol fumarate dihydrate) on the aerobic and anaerobic capacities of highly trained athletes...
  40. ncbi Hemodynamic comparison of second- and third-generation stented bioprostheses in aortic valve replacement
    W R Jamieson
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:S282-4. 2001
    ..There is renewed interest in hemodynamics because of the influence of prosthesis-patient mismatch on left ventricular mass regression and the potential influence on survival...
  41. ncbi Dental unit waterline contamination and its possible implications during periodontal surgery
    E E Putnins
    Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, Vancouver
    J Periodontol 72:393-400. 2001
    ..This concern arises from the fact that bacteria sloughed from established biofilms in dental unit waterlines increase heterotrophic bacteria counts in water exiting these units...
  42. ncbi Treatment, airway and compliance effects of a titratable oral appliance
    A A Lowe
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Sleep 23:S172-8. 2000
    ..To measure the effects of a titratable anterior mandibular repositioner on airway size and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and to evaluate its compliance...
  43. ncbi Immunolocalization of tenascin-C, alpha9 integrin subunit, and alphavbeta6 integrin during wound healing in human oral mucosa
    L Hakkinen
    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Histochem Cytochem 48:985-98. 2000
    ..Preferential localization of alpha9 integrin in migrating epithelial cells and of alphavbeta6 integrin in epithelium after wound closure suggests different functions for these integrins in wound repair...
  44. ncbi Mouse models for neural tube closure defects
    D M Juriloff
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, 6174 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 9:993-1000. 2000
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  45. ncbi Genetic counselling in multiple sclerosis: risks to sibs and children of affected individuals
    A D Sadovnick
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Genet 56:118-22. 1999
    ..When counselling full sibs of MS patients, risks can be better calculated if information is available on the age of MS onset in the patient and whether or not one parent has MS...
  46. ncbi Bilirubin as a potent antioxidant suppresses experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis: implications for the role of oxidative stress in the development of multiple sclerosis
    Yingru Liu
    Brain Research Center, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, V6T 2B5, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Neuroimmunol 139:27-35. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that free radicals play an important role in the final effector stages of EAE, and that antioxidant therapies may have potential for the treatment of MS...
  47. ncbi Increasing the yield of human mononuclear cells and low serum conditions for in vitro generation of macrophages with M-CSF
    Annette Plesner
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357710, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Immunol Methods 279:287-95. 2003
    ..05). All cells were positive for CD14 and HLA class II but cell number did not increase. The generation of human macrophages by M-CSF at low FCS should prove useful in studies where higher FCS concentrations may interfere with the assay...
  48. pmc Why don't we initiate more large simple randomized controlled trials?
    James M Wright
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 169:1170-1. 2003
  49. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis: a primer for pharmacists
    Carlo Marra
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:S4-10. 2006
    ..Traditional and newer scoring instruments to measure disease severity, progression, disability, and response to therapy are reviewed and introduced, respectively. The impact of RA on disability and quality of life (QOL) is also explored...
  50. ncbi The incidence of schizophrenia in European immigrants to Canada
    G N Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 828 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L8
    Schizophr Res 87:205-11. 2006
    ..A second objective was to determine whether changing social stresses are associated with changes to the incidence of schizophrenia...
  51. pmc Sexual orientation, sexual abuse, and HIV-risk behaviors among adolescents in the Pacific Northwest
    Elizabeth Saewyc
    RN, PHN, University of British Columbia School of Nursing, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 96:1104-10. 2006
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  52. ncbi Stability of the Bayley II Scales of Infant Development in a sample of low-risk and high-risk infants
    Susan R Harris
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, T325 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:820-3. 2005
    ..This is one of only two studies to examine the stability of Bayley II over time. Replication studies are needed to evaluate the consistency of these findings across other samples of infants...
  53. pmc Comparative gene genealogies indicate that two clonal lineages of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia resemble strains from other geographical areas
    Sarah E Kidd
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, 301 2185 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Eukaryot Cell 4:1629-38. 2005
    ..C. were also present among isolates from other areas of the world, indicating extensive strain dispersal. The nucleotide sequence diversity among isolates from B.C. was similar to that among isolates from other areas of the world...
  54. ncbi Atypical antipsychotics for bipolar disorder
    Lakshmi N Yatham
    Mood Disorders Clinical Research Unit, University of British Columbia, Room 2C7 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1, Canada
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:325-47. 2005
    ..Overall, the atypical antipsychotic agents as a group represent an effective and relatively safe addition to the armamentarium for the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  55. ncbi Differential processing of word and color in unilateral spatial neglect
    Sharon Morein-Zamir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:259-69. 2005
    ..The implications of these results on normal attentional mechanisms is also discussed...
  56. ncbi Outpatient treatment of venous thromboembolic disease based in an emergency department
    Peter J Zed
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:616-9. 2005
    ..The efficacy, safety, and patient satisfaction of an emergency department (ED)-based outpatient program providing treatment for venous thromboembolic disease (VTD) were studied...
  57. ncbi Validation of a new ultrasound method for the measurement of carotid artery intima medial thickness and plaque dimensions
    G B John Mancini
    Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory, Vancouver Hospital, and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1355-9. 2004
    ..Carotid ultrasound is an accepted method for the detection of subclinical atherosclerosis. Valid methods that allow quantitation of carotid atheroma burden may be useful for stratifying risk...
  58. ncbi Using artificial streams to assess the effects of metal-mining effluent on the life cycle of the freshwater midge (Chironomus tentans) in situ
    Kimberly A Hruska
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3H5, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2709-18. 2004
    ..This research showed how a life-cycle bioassay could be used in situ to assess metal mine effluent effects on a benthic invertebrate...
  59. ncbi Cyclic dipeptides exhibit synergistic, broad spectrum antimicrobial effects and have anti-mutagenic properties
    Ki Hyeong Rhee
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, 300 6174 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:423-7. 2004
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  60. pmc The C terminus of peripherin/rds participates in rod outer segment targeting and alignment of disk incisures
    Beatrice M Tam
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 15:2027-37. 2004
    ..This work describes novel roles for the C terminus of peripherin/rds in targeting and maintaining ROS structure and its potential involvement in inherited retinal degenerations...
  61. ncbi An oral health promotion program for an urban minority population of preschool children
    Rosamund L Harrison
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:392-9. 2003
    ..One-to-one counseling with regular follow-up provided by a lay person of similar background and culture to the participants is an effective way to facilitate adoption of healthy behaviors and to improve oral health of children...
  62. ncbi Diagnostic viability of depressive personality disorder: theoretical and conceptual issues
    A G Ryder
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Pers Disord 13:99-117; discussion 118-27, 152-6. 1999
    ..We conclude that the current conceptualization of DPD does not have sufficient discriminative validity or clinical utility to warrant inclusion in future editions of the DSM...

Research Grants62

  1. Enacted Stigma, Gender & Risk Behaviors of School Youth
    Elizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Bisexual Youth in Risk and Resilience Studies
    Elizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. Enacted Stigma, Gender & Risk Behaviors of School Youth
    Elizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Molecular Basis for Rod Outer Segment Structure and Retinal Degenerative Diseases
    Robert S Molday; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. ROS MEMBRANE PROTEINS AND RETINAL DEGENERATIVE DISEASES
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. Molecular Basis for Rod Outer Segment Structure and Retinal Degenerative Diseases
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Deciphering Beta-Catenin Contributions in Prostate Cance
    David Mulholland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These cells will be assessed for growth and PSA secretion in tumours carried as xenografts. These novel in vivo tools will allow understanding to the role of Beta-catenin has in Al PrCa. ..
  8. Molecular Basis for Rod Outer Segment Structure and Retinal Degenerative Diseases
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  9. Transplantation of G-CSF Stimulated Marrow vs Blood
    Kirk Schultz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The immunological studies will be used to develop innovative strategies to improve patient outcomes with graft engineering of G-PB. This study will have a worldwide impact on how BMT is performed in the future. ..
  10. Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
    Kirk Schultz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of abstract.) ..
  11. Transplantation of G-CSF Stimulated Marrow vs Blood
    Kirk R Schultz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The immunological studies will be used to develop innovative strategies to improve patient outcomes with graft engineering of G-PB. This study will have a worldwide impact on how BMT is performed in the future. ..
  12. MOLECULAR PROPERTIES OF ROD PLASMA MEMBRANE PROTEINS
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  13. MOLECULAR PROPERTIES OF ROD PLASMA MEMBRANE PROTEINS
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The results of this study should provide new insight into the molecular structure and function of important membrane proteins of photoreceptor cells and serve as a basis for defining their role in photoreceptor degenerative diseases...
  14. STRUCTURE/FUNCTION OF ROS PLASMA MEMBRANE PROTEINS
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  15. RETINAL PHOTORECEPTOR MEMBRANE PROTEINS
    ROBERT MOLDAY; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Regions of the polypeptide chains of these proteins, however, are exposed on the external or cytoplasmic surface of discs and susceptible to degradation by proteases. Thus, rhodopsin and ROS 1.2 appear to be transmembrane glycoproteins. ..
  16. Gordon Conf. on Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, the conference provides a unique opportunity to examine the breadth of fungal biology in a small meeting format that encourages in-depth discussion among the attendees. ..
  17. Comparative and functional genomics of C. neoformans
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will compare the organization and transcriptional regulation of these genes (and a third iron-regulated gene CnURF1) between serotypes. We will also disrupt the genes to examine their role in virulence. ..
  18. Comparative and functional genomics of C. neoformans
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The research will specifically examine the potential to control infections by targeting the ability of fungal pathogens to acquire the nutrient iron during infection. ..
  19. Comparative and functional genomics of C. neoformans
    James W Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research will specifically examine the potential to control infections by targeting the ability of fungal pathogens to acquire the nutrient iron during infection. ..
  20. TRANSGRESSIVE SEGREGATION, ADAPTATION, AND SPECIATION
    Loren Rieseberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed work represents an important step toward understanding the contribution of hybridization to adaptive evolution and speciation. ..
  21. EVOLUTION OF DNA UPTAKE IN HAEMOPHILUS AND NEISSERIA
    ROSEMARY REDFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If a protein can be identified, it will be sequenced. Attempts will also be made to determine whether the USS are protected in nucleoids. ..
  22. Dose-response of cranberry in women with recurrent UTIs
    Lynn Stothers; Fiscal Year: 2010
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