Baylor College of Medicine

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Organization: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Catheter-directed thrombectomy and thrombolysis for symptomatic lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis: review of current interventional treatment strategies
    Peter H Lin
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 22:152-63. 2010
  2. doi Growth, nutritional, and gastrointestinal aspects of ankyloblepharon-ectodermal defect-cleft lip and/or palate (AEC) syndrome
    Kathleen J Motil
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1922-5. 2009
  3. doi Use of a trauma service clinical pathway to improve patient outcomes for retained traumatic hemothorax
    C Anne Morrison
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, 404 D, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    World J Surg 33:1851-6. 2009
  4. doi The challenge of eliminating cervical cancer in the United States: a story of politics, prudishness, and prevention
    Joslyn W Fisher
    Baylor College of Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Women Health 49:246-61. 2009
  5. doi Hepatitis associated with micafungin use in a preterm infant
    K Y King
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 29:320-2. 2009
  6. doi Hematochezia in the young patient: a review of health-seeking behavior, physician attitudes, and controversies in management
    Rashid Khan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM Mailstop 285, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:233-9. 2010
  7. ncbi The role of statin therapy in the management of cardiomyopathies
    Kumudha Ramasubbu
    Department of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:118-23. 2009
  8. doi Clinical and societal consequences of obstructive sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness
    Robert E Rakel
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:86-95. 2009
  9. doi Managing TB in the 21st century: existing and novel drug therapies
    Elizabeth S Guy
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 2:401-8. 2008
  10. pmc Non-random X chromosome inactivation in Aicardi syndrome
    Tanya N Eble
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Hum Genet 125:211-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Catheter-directed thrombectomy and thrombolysis for symptomatic lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis: review of current interventional treatment strategies
    Peter H Lin
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 22:152-63. 2010
    ..Finally, the authors' institutional experiences using these interventional treatment strategies in patients with acute and chronic DVT are discussed...
  2. doi Growth, nutritional, and gastrointestinal aspects of ankyloblepharon-ectodermal defect-cleft lip and/or palate (AEC) syndrome
    Kathleen J Motil
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1922-5. 2009
    ..Our observations provide novel clinical information about growth, body composition, and nutritional and gastrointestinal aspects of children and adults with AEC...
  3. doi Use of a trauma service clinical pathway to improve patient outcomes for retained traumatic hemothorax
    C Anne Morrison
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, 404 D, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    World J Surg 33:1851-6. 2009
    ..We report our experience with early evacuation of posttraumatic RHTX after instituting a service-wide clinical pathway...
  4. doi The challenge of eliminating cervical cancer in the United States: a story of politics, prudishness, and prevention
    Joslyn W Fisher
    Baylor College of Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Women Health 49:246-61. 2009
    ..The following review of the reduction of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality demonstrates the importance of the interplay between basic science, clinical medicine, social mores, and public policy...
  5. doi Hepatitis associated with micafungin use in a preterm infant
    K Y King
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 29:320-2. 2009
    ..We describe a premature infant who developed hepatitis and cholestasis during micafungin therapy initiated for protracted candidemia. Practitioners should be aware of this potential adverse effect if using micafungin in young patients...
  6. doi Hematochezia in the young patient: a review of health-seeking behavior, physician attitudes, and controversies in management
    Rashid Khan
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM Mailstop 285, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:233-9. 2010
    ..In this review, the value of clinical symptoms and the underlying risk of CRC in guiding this clinical decision will be discussed...
  7. ncbi The role of statin therapy in the management of cardiomyopathies
    Kumudha Ramasubbu
    Department of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:118-23. 2009
    ..This review outlines the proposed biologic effects of statins in heart failure syndrome and clinical evidence of statin use in heart failure patients...
  8. doi Clinical and societal consequences of obstructive sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness
    Robert E Rakel
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:86-95. 2009
    ..Conversely, treatment of OSA and associated EDS might help alleviate significant comorbidities and their clinical and societal consequences...
  9. doi Managing TB in the 21st century: existing and novel drug therapies
    Elizabeth S Guy
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 2:401-8. 2008
    ..This review will attempt to summarize the current recommendations for treatment of TB and then describe the most promising new antimicrobials with activity against MTB, focusing on the ones currently undergoing clinical trials...
  10. pmc Non-random X chromosome inactivation in Aicardi syndrome
    Tanya N Eble
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Hum Genet 125:211-6. 2009
    ..Correlations between X-inactivation patterns and individual features were made and we found a significant association between vertebral anomalies and random XCI...
  11. doi Spectrum of choroid plexus lesions in children
    Ramin M Naeini
    Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MailStop 360, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:32-40. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to review the embryology of the choroid plexus and the spectrum of disorders involving the choroid plexus in children and to illustrate their radiologic features...
  12. doi Disease-oriented approach to botulinum toxin use
    Joseph Jankovic
    Parkinson s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin, Suite 1801, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Toxicon 54:614-23. 2009
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  13. pmc Hurricane Katrina: impact on cardiac surgery case volume and outcomes
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:273-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that, although Hurricane Katrina caused a sudden, dramatic increase in the number of cardiac operations that were performed at our facility, good surgical outcomes were maintained...
  14. ncbi Converting hemodialysis patients from intravenous paricalcitol to intravenous doxercalciferol - a dose equivalency and titration study
    S Z Fadem
    Kidney Associates, Houston, TX 77024, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:319-24. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to define equivalent dose requirements to convert patients from intravenous paricalcitol to intravenous doxercalciferol...
  15. ncbi Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prevention and treatment: past, present, and future
    Leonard E Weisman
    Baylor College of Medicine, and, Perinatal Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 7:223-33. 2009
    ..In addition we review prevention and treatment strategies of the past, present and future for these high-risk patients. This review should provide a single valuable source of information to clinicians and investigators...
  16. doi Hypogastric artery preservation during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: is it important?
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 22:193-200. 2009
    ..Lastly, treatment strategies to preserve the hypogastric artery thereby obviating the need for hypogastric artery embolization are discussed...
  17. pmc Influence of verbal recall of a recent stress experience on anxiety and desire for cocaine in non-treatment seeking, cocaine-addicted volunteers
    Richard De La Garza
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 18:481-7. 2009
    ..These data suggest that simply recalling a stressful event may not be a sufficient enough stimulus to contribute to craving or relapse in cocaine-addicted individuals...
  18. pmc Ryanodine receptor phosphorylation by calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II promotes life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in mice with heart failure
    Ralph J van Oort
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, BCM335, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 122:2669-79. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that increased RyR2 phosphorylation by Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II is both necessary and sufficient to promote lethal ventricular arrhythmias...
  19. pmc GATA6 promotes colon cancer cell invasion by regulating urokinase plasminogen activator gene expression
    Narasimhaswamy S Belaguli
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neoplasia 12:856-65. 2010
    ..On the basis of our results, we conclude that GATA6 is an important regulator of uPA gene expression, and the dysregulated expression of GATA6 contributes to colorectal tumorigenesis and tumor invasion...
  20. doi How to interpret data from the superficial femoral artery stenting trials and registries
    Peter H Lin
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden Road, Suite 1500, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 23:138-47. 2010
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  21. doi Sustained protection from pentavalent rotavirus vaccination during the second year of life at a large, urban United States pediatric hospital
    Julie A Boom
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1133-5. 2010
    ..Overall 3-dose effectiveness was 83% to 86%; it was 92% to 93% among children 6 to 11 months of age and 78% to 84% among children ≥12 months of age...
  22. pmc Incorporation of a dietary omega 3 fatty acid impairs murine macrophage responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Diana L Bonilla
    Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis, College of Medicine, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10878. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that incorporation of n-3 PUFA suppresses activation of macrophage antimycobacterial responses and favors bacterial growth, in part, by modulating the IFNgamma-mediated signaling pathway...
  23. pmc Patterns of cortical thinning in relation to event-based prospective memory performance three months after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury in children
    Stephen R McCauley
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance of Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:318-32. 2010
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  24. pmc Evolution: a guide to perturb protein function and networks
    Olivier Lichtarge
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Struct Biol 20:351-9. 2010
    ..These studies suggest, in principle, a scalable approach to perturb individual links in protein networks...
  25. pmc Relationship between clinical conditions and use of Veterans Affairs health care among Medicare-enrolled veterans
    Laura A Petersen
    Department, of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, 2002 Holcombe Blvd Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:762-91. 2010
    ..To determine how reliance on Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical care among veterans enrolled in Medicare is affected by medical conditions, access, and patient characteristics...
  26. ncbi Early risk factors for nonadherence in pediatric type 1 diabetes: a review of the recent literature
    David D Schwartz
    Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Psychology and Endocrine Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 6:167-83. 2010
    ..We integrate the different findings into a "simple model" that can be used to develop efficient screening protocols that can in turn guide efforts at preventive intervention...
  27. doi Performance of a rapid influenza test in children during the H1N1 2009 influenza a outbreak
    Andrea T Cruz
    Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Suite A210, MC 1 1481, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e645-50. 2010
    ..Patients for whom the RIDT (BinaxNOW [Binax, Inc, Portland, ME]), viral culture, and rRT-PCR results were known were included. Sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios (LRs) were calculated...
  28. pmc Neurologic dysfunction and male infertility in Drosophila porin mutants: a new model for mitochondrial dysfunction and disease
    Brett H Graham
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Biol Chem 285:11143-53. 2010
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  29. pmc Comparison of patients with heart failure and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction among those with versus without diabetes mellitus
    David Aguilar
    Winters Center for Heart Failure Research and Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:373-7. 2010
    ..68, 95% confidence interval 1.26 to 2.25, p <0.001). In conclusion, in patients with HF and preserved LVEF, diabetes is associated with significantly increased risk of developing adverse HF outcomes...
  30. doi Increased S100B serum levels in schizophrenic patients with tardive dyskinesia: association with dyskinetic movements
    Xiang Yang Zhang
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:429-33. 2010
    ..Serum S100B levels were positively correlated with AIMS scores in patients with TD. These data suggest that increased S100B levels may be related to neuro-degeneration, associated with TD pathophysiology...
  31. doi Education and preparation of physicians entering an international pediatric AIDS program: the Pediatric AIDS Corps
    Gordon E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:709-14. 2008
    ..The foundation provided by this educational course was an important beginning for the PAC physicians. Other groups providing specialized care to patients in developing countries might consider a similar educational program...
  32. pmc Evaluation of subjective effects of aripiprazole and methamphetamine in methamphetamine-dependent volunteers
    Thomas F Newton
    Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:1037-45. 2008
    ..Further research with lower doses of aripiprazole, possibly using study designs aimed at evaluating efficacy for relapse prevention, are needed before ruling out aripiprazole as a treatment for Meth dependence...
  33. ncbi Clinical significance of recent lipid trials on reducing risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Peter H Jones
    Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:133B-140B. 2007
    ..It is hoped that ongoing trials will demonstrate the clinical outcomes benefits of combination therapy in patients with diabetes...
  34. ncbi Asthma, influenza, and vaccination
    W Paul Glezen
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1199-206; quiz 1207-8. 2006
    ..Universal vaccination of all children in school-based clinics will facilitate control of epidemic influenza and provide an infrastructure for control of future influenza pandemics...
  35. ncbi Neuroplasticity and brain imaging research: implications for rehabilitation
    Harvey S Levin
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:S1. 2006
    ..The articles in this supplement also report the potential therapeutic application of stimulation techniques to enhance reorganization of function...
  36. ncbi Combination of local, non-viral IL12 gene therapy and systemic paclitaxel chemotherapy in a syngeneic ID8 mouse model for human ovarian cancer
    Margit Maria Janát-Amsbury
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Faculty Center, Dryden Road, Suite 1143, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Anticancer Res 26:3223-8. 2006
    ..The superiority of IL-12 gene therapy in comparison to conventional paclitaxel chemotherapy in terms of tumor size and survival was demonstrated...
  37. ncbi Making it work: the evolution of a medical educational fellowship program
    Nancy S Searle
    Office of Curriculum, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Acad Med 81:984-9. 2006
    ..Multiinstitutional programs are less common. Three health professions schools, Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and The University of Texas Dental Branch have ..
  38. ncbi A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 18q for physical activity and dietary intake in Hispanic children
    Guowen Cai
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1596-604. 2006
    ..Genome scans were performed to identify chromosomal regions contributing to physical activity and dietary intake traits in Hispanic children participating in the VIVA LA FAMILIA Study...
  39. ncbi Safety and immunogenicity of nonadjuvanted and MF59-adjuvanted influenza A/H9N2 vaccine preparations
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1135-42. 2006
    ..Influenza A/H9N2 viruses can infect humans and are considered to be a pandemic threat. Effective vaccines are needed for these and other avian influenza viruses...
  40. ncbi Advances in basic and clinical immunology
    Javier Chinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street MC FC 330, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:489-95. 2006
    ..The importance of mucosal immunity in acute HIV infection is cited, as is the role of CD8+ T-cell activation in HIV disease progression in children...
  41. ncbi The epidemiologic and clinical importance of norovirus infection
    Robert L Atmar
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, MS BCM280, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:275-90, viii. 2006
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical manifestations and pathogenesis of norovirus infection, and it describes the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to this disease...
  42. ncbi Endovascular training of vascular surgeons: have we made progress?
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 19:122-6. 2006
    ..This report reviews recommended credentialing requirements, training paradigms, and the growing experience of vascular surgical trainees since 2000...
  43. ncbi Fully adaptive FEM based fluorescence optical tomography from time-dependent measurements with area illumination and detection
    Amit Joshi
    Division of Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 33:1299-310. 2006
    ..The results demonstrate the first clinically relevant noncontact fluorescence tomography with adaptive finite element methods...
  44. ncbi Repair of anastomotic abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm utilizing sequential AneuRx aortic cuffs in an overlapping configuration
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:17-22. 2006
    ..Additionally, our study suggests this unique endovascular technique is an ideal alternative for creating a customized tube graft in challenging cases, particularly in high-risk patients...
  45. ncbi Current issues in nutritional management of very low birth weight infants
    K M Hawthorne
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 56:359-72. 2004
    ..Limited data are available for the optimal content, initiation and methods for mixing fortifier with human milk...
  46. pmc Potential role for peripheral circadian clock dyssynchrony in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular dysfunction
    Martin E Young
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 8:656-67. 2007
    ..We propose that both inter- and intra-organ dyssynchronization, through alteration/impairment of peripheral circadian clocks, accelerates the development of cardiovascular disease risk factors associated with cardiometabolic syndrome...
  47. ncbi Prevention and treatment of aortic graft infection
    Firas F Mussa
    The Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 5:305-15. 2007
    ..This article will review the pathobiology of aortic graft infection, as well as methods to prevent a prosthetic graft infection. Furthermore, various surgical treatment modalities of aortic graft infection will be discussed...
  48. ncbi Disrupted antioxidant enzyme activity and elevated lipid peroxidation products in schizophrenic patients with tardive dyskinesia
    Xiang Yang Zhang
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:754-60. 2007
    ..However, the relationship between antioxidant enzymes, lipid peroxidation products, and the severity of TD symptoms has not been determined within a single patient group...
  49. pmc Young women's perspective of the pros and cons to seeking screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea: an exploratory study
    Mariam R Chacko
    Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:187-93. 2008
    ..To identify young women's pros and cons (decisional balance) to seeking chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (NGC) screening...
  50. ncbi Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis caused by terazosin hydrochloride
    Laura M Speck
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:395-7. 2008
    ..This is the first reported case of this association in medical literature. The history, clinical presentation, and pathogenesis of AGEP are discussed...
  51. doi Advances in endovascular interventions for deep vein thrombosis
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:153-66. 2008
    ..This article reviews the current advances in this technology and discusses the techniques of percutaneous treatment strategies of venous thrombotic conditions...
  52. doi Malignant advanced granulosa cell tumor of the adult testis: case report and review of the literature
    Kai H Hammerich
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Duesseldorf, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Hum Pathol 39:701-9. 2008
    ..The current case suggests that a combination of varying treatment modalities could be a promising and reasonable way to manage malignant advanced GCT of the adult testis...
  53. pmc Increased fluoroquinolone resistance with time in Escherichia coli from >17,000 patients at a large county hospital as a function of culture site, age, sex, and location
    Lauren Becnel Boyd
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 8:4. 2008
    ..In this study, we analyzed the effects of time, culture site, and patient age, sex, and location on fluoroquinolone resistance in E. coli clinical isolates...
  54. ncbi Nitrogen transactions along the gastrointestinal tract of cattle: A meta-analytical approach
    J C Marini
    US Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston 77030, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:660-79. 2008
    ..This will translate into improved accuracy of diet formulation and less N excreted into the environment...
  55. ncbi The hedgehog signaling network, mammary stem cells, and breast cancer: connections and controversies
    M T Lewis
    Baylor Breast Center and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Room N1210 MS BCM600, One Baylor Plaza, 77030 Houston, TX, USA
    Ernst Schering Found Symp Proc . 2006
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  56. ncbi An inulin-type fructan enhances calcium absorption primarily via an effect on colonic absorption in humans
    Steven A Abrams
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2208-12. 2007
    ..This benefit to ITF may be especially important when absorption in the small intestine is impaired for anatomic or physiological reasons...
  57. ncbi The complex array of antecedents of depression in women with physical disabilities: implications for clinicians
    Margaret A Nosek
    Center for Research on Women with Disabilities, Baylor College of Medicine, PO Box 890286, Houston, Texas 77289, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:174-83. 2008
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  58. ncbi New adolescent vaccination recommendations and how to make them "stick"
    Amy B Middleman
    Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:411-6. 2007
    ..It is important for providers to be aware of all new recommendations, the rationale for the recommendations, and how to best implement recommendations for this age group...
  59. ncbi Botulinum toxin in the treatment of blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm
    C Kenney
    Parkinson s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neural Transm 115:585-91. 2008
    ..This article summarizes the existing medical literature which indicates that botulinum toxin is the treatment of choice for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm...
  60. ncbi Memory impairments and hippocampal modifications in adult rats with neonatal isolation stress experience
    Therese A Kosten
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Research Service Line 151, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 88:167-76. 2007
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  61. ncbi Alveolar soft part sarcoma
    Neda Zarrin-Khameh
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pathology, One Balyor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:488-91. 2007
    ..The periodic acid-Schiff stain is the best single stain that supports the diagnosis...
  62. pmc Protein B23 is an important human factor for the nucleolar localization of the human immunodeficiency virus protein Tat
    Y P Li
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Virol 71:4098-102. 1997
    ..These data suggest that B23 is a human factor necessary for the nucleolar localization of Tat...

Research Grants62

  1. Prediction of Energy Expenditure/Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A new method based on direct ambulatory monitoring of HR and PA will be developed to accurately predict EE, and hence 24-h TEE and AEE in children and adolescents. ..
  2. GENETICS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This QTL method will be implemented in the program package SOLAR using estimation procedures from FISHER. Lastly, we will test for pleiotropic effects of obesity-related QTLs across phenotypes. ..
  3. GENETICS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This QTL method will be implemented in the program package SOLAR using estimation procedures from FISHER. Lastly, we will test for pleiotropic effects of obesity-related QTLs across phenotypes. ..
  4. Obesity and Diabetes Familial Risk in Hispanic Children
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The identification of genes that influence childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes will advance the detection and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities in children. ..
  5. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Hispanic obese youth
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Newly proposed tests include chromogenic assays to measure lipid peroxidation end products and endotoxins, and ELISA and RIA to measure cytokine and markers of systemic inflammation. ..
  6. Novel Models to Predict Energy Expenditure and Physical Activity in Preschoolers
    Nancy F Butte; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  7. Obesity and Diabetes Familial Risk in Hispanic Children
    Nancy F Butte; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The identification of genes that influence childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes will advance the detection and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities in children. ..
  8. MEASUREMENT OF AORTIC INPUT IMPEDANCE
    Anilkumar Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  9. The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Alterations in Cancer
    Lee Jun Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this research project will help us understand the functional role of mitochondrial DNA alterations in cancer and identify potential novel targets for more effective therapeutic development. ..
  10. Ethical Legal and Social Dimensions of Human Microbiome Research
    AMY LYNN MCGUIRE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also host a workshop with members of our research team, study participants, and outside experts to discuss the issues that were identified in the interviews and develop recommendations for managing them. ..
  11. Ethical Legal and Social Dimensions of Human Microbiome Research
    Amy McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will also host a workshop with members of our research team, study participants, and outside experts to discuss the issues that were identified in the interviews and develop recommendations for managing them. ..
  12. The ethics of consent for the public release of potentially identifiable DNA data
    Amy McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, it will increase our understanding of participants' judgments and attitudes toward data sharing, which will improve the overall conduct of biomedical research, build public trust, and foster research participation. ..
  13. SELF-MANAGEMENT OF SICKLE CELL DISEASE
    Stephen McCauley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The model being tested will help identify areas (behaviors and health beliefs) that could be targeted through intervention programs to help children self-manage their SCO more effectively to maintain optimal health. ..
  14. Development and Validation of a Scorecard of Neonatal Intensive Care Quality
    Jochen Profit; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  15. Prospective Memory in Normal and Head-Injured Children
    Stephen McCauley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This experience will be applied at Baylor College of Medicine under the supervision of the candidate's Advisory Committee (and consultation with the secondary mentor) ..
  16. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    HARVEY contact LEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Head injuries can cause teenagers to have problems with their friends. This study tries to figure out why head injuries cause these social problems and may help find ways to treat young people with a head injury. ..
  17. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical analysis of the hypotheses would use general linear mixed models. ..
  18. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Specific aims will be addressed primarily by general linear mixed models when data are relatively symmetric, or by general nonlinear mixed models when they are not. Some hypotheses will be tested using latent growth curve modeling. ..
  19. An fMRI Study of Executive Functioning after TBI
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Analyses will test TBI-related alterations in brain activation at 3 months postinjury, changes on reimaging at 1 year, relationship to EFs, and MPH effects. ..
  20. E. coli for prevention of Catheter UTI in SCI Patients
    BARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..will be done in the Spinal Cord Injury Laboratory at the Houston Veterans' Affairs Medical Center and at Baylor College of Medicine. The candidate plans to combine her clinical background in infectious diseases with the mentored ..
  21. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The supplement extends the ongoing project by relating cognitive control to brain function and white matter microstructure in addition to the analysis of brain regional volumes. ..
  22. Mentored Research Training in Rehabilitation Science
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..externally funded basic science and clinical investigators drawn from various departments at Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and Rice University, would mentor the ..
  23. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical analysis of the hypotheses would use general linear mixed models. ..
  24. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  25. Clinical Investigation of E.coli Biofilm Formation in the Human Bladder
    BARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..No effective strategy exists to prevent CAUTI in persons who require ongoing catheter use. Identifying genes that are required to cause CAUTI will lead to new strategies to prevent this illness. ..