Affiliation: Peninsula Medical School
- Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ⁹-THC) exerts a direct neuroprotective effect in a human cell culture model of Parkinson's diseaseC B Carroll
Department of Clinical Neurobiology, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 38:535-47. 2012..Here, we utilized a human neuronal cell culture PD model to further investigate the protective properties of Δ⁹-THC...
- Analysis and validation of a Parkinson's disease register as a recruitment tool for clinical studiesCamille Carroll
Dept Clinical Neuroscience, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Devon, UK
Clin Med 12:210-5. 2012..In total, 85% of recruiters viewed the register positively. A single mailing to participants resulted in a recruitment rate that significantly exceeded that achieved by traditional recruitment methods...
- Provision of 24 hour acute neurology care by neurologists: manpower requirements in the UKC Carroll
Department of Neurology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:406-9. 2004..The authors undertook a prospective study of all neurology admissions to enable calculation of manpower necessary to meet the ABN guidelines...
- Stroke in Devon: knowledge was good, but action was poorC Carroll
Department of Neurology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:567-71. 2004..There are several reasons for delayed admission. Good awareness should facilitate early admission. We identified local targets for education...
- Designing clinical trials in older peopleC B Carroll
Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Dept Clinical Neurobiology, John Bull Building, Tamar Science Park, Research Way, Plymouth, Devon, UK
Maturitas 68:337-41. 2011..It is only by addressing these challenges with careful and adequately resourced protocol design that clinical trials may successfully address the therapeutic questions raised by our ageing population...
- Changes in iron-regulatory gene expression occur in human cell culture models of Parkinson's diseaseC B Carroll
Department of Clinical Neurobiology, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, John Bull Building, Tamar Science Park, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BU, UK
Neurochem Int 59:73-80. 2011..We hypothesized that neuronal iron uptake may be stimulated by functional mitochondrial iron deficiency...
- Role of the sternocleidomastoid muscle flap preventing Frey's syndrome and maintaining facial contour following superficial parotidectomyE A Gooden
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, The University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario
J Otolaryngol 30:98-101. 2001..The results of our study suggest that the sternocleidomastoid flap reconstruction following parotidectomy surgery does not alter the incidence of Frey's syndrome and does not significantly improve facial contour and aesthetics...
- Organ procurement 1999-2000: how is Hawaii doing?K H Higashigawa
John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1960 East West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Hawaii Med J 60:314-7. 2001..Proper recognition and referral of all potential donors is essential to bridging the enormous gap between the supply of organs and its demand...
- Disease severity and associated family impact in childhood atopic dermatitisR Balkrishnan
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Arch Dis Child 88:423-7. 2003..To examine the association between childhood atopic dermatitis (AD) severity and family impact at baseline and after an intervention by a physician specialist, using validated measures of both severity and family impact...