Brown University

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Organization: Brown University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Endotoxins and other sepsis triggers
    Steven M Opal
    Infectious Disease Division, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 167:14-24. 2010
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and the lifetime alcohol involvement continuum
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:111-20. 2008
  3. ncbi Boston naming performance distinguishes between Lewy body and Alzheimer's dementias
    Vanessa G Williams
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:925-31. 2007
  4. pmc Dynamic visualization of the developing nervous system of the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
    Seth S Horowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Brain Res 1157:23-31. 2007
  5. ncbi Regenerative medicine for limb trauma
    Roy K Aaron
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:6-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Reconstruction of the glenohumeral joint using a lateral meniscal allograft to the glenoid and osteoarticular humeral head allograft after bipolar chondrolysis
    L Pearce McCarty
    Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists, PA, Edina, MN 55439, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:e20-4. 2007
  7. ncbi Social anxiety disorder clinical course and outcome: review of Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Project (HARP) findings
    Martin B Keller
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:14-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Lightness, filling-in, and the fundamental role of context in visual perception
    Michael A Paradiso
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Prog Brain Res 155:109-23. 2006
  9. ncbi Sensors for brain-computer interfaces
    Leigh R Hochberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 25:32-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Risk of nursing home admission in association with mental illness nationally in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Edward Alan Miller
    A Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 44:343-51. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Endotoxins and other sepsis triggers
    Steven M Opal
    Infectious Disease Division, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 167:14-24. 2010
    ..This information is providing novel interventions in the continuing effots to improve the care of septic patients...
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and the lifetime alcohol involvement continuum
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:111-20. 2008
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  3. ncbi Boston naming performance distinguishes between Lewy body and Alzheimer's dementias
    Vanessa G Williams
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:925-31. 2007
    ..005), with an accuracy of up to 85%. Results suggest that error analysis of BNT responses may be useful in distinguishing between patients with DLB and AD...
  4. pmc Dynamic visualization of the developing nervous system of the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
    Seth S Horowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Brain Res 1157:23-31. 2007
    ..The use of animation allows dynamic examination of anatomical changes across long developmental spans without requiring additional anatomical preparations or specialized expensive equipment...
  5. ncbi Regenerative medicine for limb trauma
    Roy K Aaron
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:6-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Reconstruction of the glenohumeral joint using a lateral meniscal allograft to the glenoid and osteoarticular humeral head allograft after bipolar chondrolysis
    L Pearce McCarty
    Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists, PA, Edina, MN 55439, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:e20-4. 2007
  7. ncbi Social anxiety disorder clinical course and outcome: review of Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Project (HARP) findings
    Martin B Keller
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:14-9. 2006
    ..Whereas, the relapse rate, once recovery is achieved, is 34% during this 10-year follow-up. Treatment is underutilized in patients with SAD, and a long-term treatment approach may be needed to improve the likelihood of recovery from SAD...
  8. ncbi Lightness, filling-in, and the fundamental role of context in visual perception
    Michael A Paradiso
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Prog Brain Res 155:109-23. 2006
    ..In more recent studies, further support has been found for the importance of context in experiments using natural scene stimuli...
  9. ncbi Sensors for brain-computer interfaces
    Leigh R Hochberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 25:32-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Risk of nursing home admission in association with mental illness nationally in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Edward Alan Miller
    A Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 44:343-51. 2006
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  11. ncbi How fantasy benefits young children's understanding of pretense
    David M Sobel
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, USA
    Dev Sci 9:63-75. 2006
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  12. ncbi Ventral striatum/nucleus accumbens activation to smoking-related pictorial cues in smokers and nonsmokers: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Sean P David
    Cancer Research United Kingdom General Practice Research Group, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 58:488-94. 2005
    ..Converging evidence from several theories of the development of incentive-sensitization to smoking-related environmental stimuli suggests that the ventral striatum plays an important role in the processing of smoking-related cue reactivity...
  13. pmc Reducing the cancer burden of lifestyle factors: opportunities and challenges of the Internet
    Amanda L Graham
    Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e26. 2005
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  14. ncbi Nutritional status and serum cytokine profiles in children, adolescents, and young adults with Schistosoma japonicum-associated hepatic fibrosis, in Leyte, Philippines
    Hannah M Coutinho
    International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:528-36. 2005
    ..In addition, our data are consistent with the hypothesis that, by systemically increasing the levels of the proinflammatory cytokines IL-1 and IL-6, HF causes undernutrition and anemia...
  15. pmc The law (and politics) of safe injection facilities in the United States
    Leo Beletsky
    Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1719 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:231-7. 2008
    ..Given legal uncertainty, and the similar experience with syringe exchange programs, we recommend a process of sustained health research, strategic advocacy, and political deliberation...
  16. doi Drug delivery systems
    Edith Mathiowitz
    Artificial Organs Laboratory, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 36:16-20. 2008
  17. doi Sociodemographic and clinical correlates of utility scores in Alzheimer's disease
    Edward Alan Miller
    Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 1977, USA
    Value Health 11:1120-30. 2008
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  18. pmc Alcohol use and initial smoking lapses among heavy drinkers in smoking cessation treatment
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G S121 5, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:781-5. 2010
    ..This study examined alcohol use and its association with initial smoking lapses among heavy nondependent drinkers in smoking cessation treatment...
  19. pmc Patterns of drug use and abuse among aging adults with and without HIV: a latent class analysis of a US Veteran cohort
    Traci C Green
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:208-20. 2010
    ..Findings have the potential to inform screening and intervention efforts in aging drug users with and without HIV...
  20. ncbi The mental status examination in the age of the internet
    Patricia R Recupero
    Jd, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:15-26. 2010
    ..This discussion will provide illustrative examples and suggestions for questions and topics the forensic psychiatrist may find helpful in conducting a thorough evaluation in this new age of the Internet...
  21. doi Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome Type 3 and growth hormone deficiency
    J B Quintos
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Rhode Island Hospital The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 11:438-42. 2010
    ..GHD may be a component of all APS even though it is rare. Growth in treated children with Graves' disease should be followed closely as catch down growth below genetic height potential may be a harbinger of underlying GHD...
  22. doi The role of pulmonary rehabilitation in the lung cancer patient
    Linda Nici
    Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 30:670-4. 2009
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  23. pmc Year in review 2008: Critical Care--sepsis
    Steven M Opal
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, Memorial Hospital of RI, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Crit Care 13:224. 2009
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  24. doi Reforming long-term care in the United States: findings from a national survey of specialists
    Edward Alan Miller
    Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Gerontologist 50:238-52. 2010
    ..Thus, to inform long-term care (LTC) reform efforts, we conducted a Web-based survey of 1,147 LTC specialists nationwide...
  25. pmc Relationship of alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking incarcerated women: an event-level analysis
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University and General Medicine Research, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:508-15. 2009
    ..To understand the association of alcohol use with sex and unprotected sex among hazardously drinking incarcerated women, we examined the relationship of these behaviors on any given day...
  26. pmc Hospital readmissions for childhood asthma: the role of individual and neighborhood factors
    Sze Yan Liu
    Brown University, Program in Public Health, Box G 5121 2, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:65-78. 2009
    ..This study used a Cox proportional hazards model to determine whether neighborhood characteristics are associated with risk of readmission for childhood asthma independently of individual characteristics...
  27. doi Residential modifications and decline in physical function among community-dwelling older adults
    Sze Y Liu
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Gerontologist 49:344-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to quantify the effect of residential modification on decreasing risk of physical function decline in 2 years...
  28. doi Estimating radiation risk from computed tomography scanning
    Vadim Fayngersh
    Division of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903 4970, USA
    Lung 187:143-8. 2009
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  29. pmc Depressive symptom profiles and severity patterns in outpatients with psychotic vs nonpsychotic major depression
    Brandon A Gaudiano
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:421-9. 2008
    ..The present study contrasted the rates and severity of depressive symptoms in outpatients diagnosed with PMD vs NMD...
  30. pmc Estimation and testing for the effect of a genetic pathway on a disease outcome using logistic kernel machine regression via logistic mixed models
    Dawei Liu
    Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:292. 2008
    ..The kernel machine method provides a convenient, powerful and unified method for multi-dimensional parametric and nonparametric modeling of the pathway effect...
  31. ncbi Neuronal proteins custom designed by alternative splicing
    Diane Lipscombe
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:358-63. 2005
    ..Recent studies of tissue-specific splicing factors are revealing how coordinated alterations in alternative splicing of RNA transcripts control synaptic function...
  32. ncbi Association of UV index, latitude, and melanoma incidence in nonwhite populations--US Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, 1992 to 2001
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:477-81. 2005
    ..To estimate the association between UV index, latitude, and melanoma incidence in different racial and ethnic populations in a high-quality national data set...
  33. ncbi Virtual reality in behavioral neuroscience and beyond
    Michael J Tarr
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences and Brain Science Program, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:1089-92. 2002
    ..New and exciting applications for VR have emerged in research, training, rehabilitation, teleoperation, virtual archeology and tele-immersion...
  34. ncbi The use of germ line-mutated mice in understanding host-pathogen interactions
    George S Yap
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Cell Microbiol 4:627-34. 2002
    ..Finally, advances in inducible and tissue-restricted alterations in gene function are presented and their possible applications to microbiology research are considered...
  35. pmc The evolution of tolerance to deer herbivory: modifications caused by the abundance of insect herbivores
    John R Stinchcombe
    Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Group, Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1241-6. 2002
    ..These results indicate that variation in community composition may be a driving force in generating geographical mosaics...
  36. ncbi Synergistic effect of interleukin-2 and a vaccine of irradiated melanoma cells transfected to secrete staphylococcal enterotoxin A
    David P Schrayer
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University Medical Group Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Clin Exp Metastasis 19:43-53. 2002
    ..The morphological and immunological effectiveness of the therapy was dose-dependent on IL-2...
  37. ncbi Genomic approaches to elucidating the pathophysiology of renal diseases
    A Rifai
    Department of Pathology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 64:555-62. 2001
    ..The databases of gene expression emerging from these studies will be used to interpret the pathological changes in gene expression that accompany a variety of human renal diseases...
  38. ncbi Smoking-cessation counseling in the home. Attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of home healthcare nurses
    B Borrelli
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:272-7. 2001
    ..This cross-sectional study examined home care nurses' attitudes, beliefs, and counseling behaviors regarding counseling their home care patients who smoke...
  39. ncbi Detecting symptoms of alcohol abuse in primary care settings
    W H McQuade
    Department of Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:814-21. 2000
    ..Consequently, we are unable to characterize alcohol-abusing patients with sufficient clarity to effectively focus screening for primary prevention...
  40. ncbi Stimulus and temporal cues in classical conditioning
    K Kirkpatrick
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 26:206-19. 2000
    ..The strength of conditioning, temporal gradients of responding, and cue competition effects appear to reflect simultaneous timing of multiple intervals...
  41. ncbi Improving adherence to dementia guidelines through education and opinion leaders. A randomized, controlled trial
    D R Gifford
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:237-46. 1999
    ..Educational methods that encourage physicians to adopt practice guidelines are needed...
  42. ncbi The impact of war, famine, and economic decline on marital fertility in Ethiopia
    D P Lindstrom
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Demography 36:247-61. 1999
    ..In the longer term, marital fertility in both urban and rural areas declined in the 1980s after increasing moderately in the 1970s...
  43. ncbi The functioning and well being of persons who seek treatment for drug and alcohol use
    M D Stein
    Brown School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse 10:75-84. 1998
    ..We conclude the MOS survey is a reliable measure of function and well being in this population. Like other chronic diseases, alcohol and drug use have powerful effects on quality of life...
  44. ncbi Development and differentiation of the anuran auditory brainstem during metamorphosis: an acetylcholinesterase histochemical study
    V Kumaresan
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 52:111-25. 1998
    ..These data suggest that metamorphic climax and early froglet periods are an important developmental window for major differentiation and maturational events in the auditory brainstem...
  45. ncbi Decreasing length of stay: are there effects on outcomes of psychiatric hospitalization?
    P B Lieberman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:905-9. 1998
    ..The authors compared hospital outcomes for depressed patients hospitalized between 1988 and 1996...
  46. ncbi Ichthyosis: etiology, diagnosis, and management
    John J DiGiovanna
    Division of Dermatopharmacology, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 4:81-95. 2003
    ..Topical, and in more severe cases, systemic, therapy are useful in managing this array of disorders of cornification...
  47. ncbi Self-assessment of communication skills preparedness: adult versus pediatric skills
    Catherine E Dube
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:137-41. 2003
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  48. ncbi A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of fluvoxamine in binge eating disorder: a high placebo response
    T Pearlstein
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Women s Behavioral Health Program, Brown Medical School, 101 DudleyStreet, Providence, RI 02905, U S A
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:147-51. 2003
    ..There were no significant differences between fluvoxamine and placebo for any treatment outcome variables. The findings from this small trial contribute to the inconsistent results of antidepressant studies in binge eating disorder...
  49. ncbi Co-occurrence of personality disorders in persons with kleptomania: a preliminary investigation
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:395-8. 2004
    ..Persons with kleptomania appear to have a high prevalence of personality disorders. Further studies are needed to understand the relationship of kleptomania to personality...
  50. ncbi Effects of maternal starvation on hepatocyte proliferation in the late gestation fetal rat
    Philip A Gruppuso
    Department of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Pediatr Res 57:185-91. 2005
    ..Our results are consistent with the hypothesis that restricted nutrient availability signals to the hepatocyte cell cycle in fetuses of fasted mothers, thereby accounting for decreased hepatocyte proliferation and liver mass...
  51. ncbi Perirhinal and postrhinal contributions to remote memory for context
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Neurosci 24:11023-8. 2004
    ..Alternatively, these regions may be involved in a more extended consolidation process that becomes apparent beyond 100 d after learning...
  52. ncbi Pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, and the future of alcohol dependence treatment, part 1
    George A Kenna
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2272-9. 2004
    ..The neurobiological basis of alcohol dependence, established pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence, pharmacotherapies under investigation, and obstacles to treatment are discussed...
  53. ncbi Chloroquine enhances survival in Bacillus anthracis intoxication
    Andrew W Artenstein
    Center for Biodefense and Emerging Pathogens, Division of Infectious Diseases, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1655-60. 2004
    ..CQ significantly enhanced survival and may augment current treatment and prophylaxis options for this otherwise lethal infection...
  54. ncbi Smoking cessation treatment on the Internet: content, quality, and usability
    Beth Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:207-19. 2004
    ..Web sites that provide direct treatment often fail to fully implement treatment guidelines and do not take full advantage of the interactive and tailoring capabilities of the Internet...
  55. ncbi Estimating joint contact areas and ligament lengths from bone kinematics and surfaces
    G Elisabeta Marai
    Department of Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:790-9. 2004
    ..Results suggest that the method could be useful in the study of normal and injured anatomy and kinematics of complex joints...
  56. ncbi Cerebrospinal fluid corticotropin-releasing factor and perceived early-life stress in depressed patients and healthy control subjects
    Linda L Carpenter
    Mood Disorders Research Program and Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:777-84. 2004
    ..More work is needed to elucidate the critical nature and timing of early events that may be associated with enduring neuroendocrine changes in humans...
  57. ncbi Rules and construction effects in learning the argument structure of verbs
    Katherine Demuth
    Dept of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Box 1978, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Child Lang 30:797-821. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that learning the argument structure of verbs, even when lexical semantics is not involved, may be more sensitive to lexical construction effects than previously thought...
  58. ncbi Respiratory muscle strength training with nonrespiratory maneuvers
    Vera A DePalo
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:731-4. 2004
    ..Because diaphragm thickness increased with training, the increase in maximal pressures is unlikely due to a learning effect...
  59. ncbi Should we offer routine breast cancer screening with mammography?
    Sean P David
    Brown Medical School, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:260-2. 2003
  60. ncbi Child disability and mothers' tubal sterilization
    Jennifer M Park
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:138-43. 2003
    ..The needs of children with disability can be substantial, leading some parents to consider contraceptive sterilization to prevent additional births...
  61. ncbi ITS2 is a double-edged tool for eukaryote evolutionary comparisons
    Annette W Coleman
    BIOMED, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Trends Genet 19:370-5. 2003
  62. ncbi Effects of anoxia, acidosis and temperature on the contractile properties of turtle cardiac muscle strips
    H Shi
    Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Exp Biol 200:1965-73. 1997
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Research Grants62

  1. Role of Inter-alpha Inhibitors in Anthrax Intoxication
    Steven Opal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our research is focused on the development of a new and safe treatment based on the ability of inter-alpha proteins to prevent the fatal consequences of anthrax infection. ..
  2. Mechanisms Linkng Alcohol Use and Smoking Relapse Risk
    Christopher W Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Improving Smoking Cessation Outcomes in Heavy Drinkers
    Christopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Developing effective interventions that address alcohol use during smoking cessation treatment can make a major public health impact on this large, yet neglected, subgroup of smokers. ..
  4. Naltrexone for At-Risk and Problem Drinking in Smoking Cessation Treatment
    Christopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Testing the potential benefits of naltrexone in this specific context can make a significant contribution to public health efforts to reduce the enormous health costs associated with combined heavy drinking and smoking. ..
  5. Naltrexone for At-Risk and Problem Drinking in Smoking Cessation Treatment
    Christopher W Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Testing the potential benefits of naltrexone in this specific context can make a significant contribution to public health efforts to reduce the enormous health costs associated with combined heavy drinking and smoking. ..
  6. Mechanisms Linking Hostility and Smoking
    Christopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Tailored DVD to Improve Medication Management for Low Literate Elderly Patients
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To pre-test these interventions as part of a feasibility study within physician offices likely to service low literate geriatric patients...
  8. Optimizing Medication History Value in Clinical Encounters with Elderly Patients
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..5. To develop a "tool-kit" resources that include developed intervention products for use by nonphysician providers in other ambulatory settings (e.g. pharmacists in community pharmacy settings). ..
  9. Development of a Psychosocial Treatment for Psychotic Depression
    BRANDON GAUDIANO; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  10. Ondansetron and Naltrexone:Cue Reactivity and Drinking
    Damaris Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Evidence will also be provided about subpopulations more likely to benefit from each medications. ..
  11. Substance Abuse Intervention Outcome Research Training
    Damaris Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The program will produce researchers fully qualified to independently conduct intervention research, obtain external grants, and add to knowledge about effective interventions for substance abuse. ..
  12. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  13. INCREASING ALCOHOLICS MOTIVATION TO QUIT SMOKING
    Damaris Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The effects of the intervention will be examined on number of smoking quit attempts, reductions in nicotine dose delivery, smoking treatment attended, alcohol and drug use, etc., during the next 12 months. ..
  14. Contingent Vouchers for Smoking in Substance Abusers as Adjunct to Nicotine Patch
    Damaris J Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The potential significance is to add to knowledge about the most effective ways to maximize smoking cessation among substance abusers, important given that no methods are known to work with this difficult population. ..
  15. Varenicline and Motivational Advice for Smokers with SUD
    Damaris J Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..No previous study has compared varenicline to NRT for efficacy nor investigated varenicline with patients with SUD. ..
  16. MOTIVATING SUBSTANCE ABUSERS TO QUIT SMOKING
    Damaris Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study will provide significant information about methods of reducing smoking among substance abusers. ..
  17. Effects of Ethanol on Insulin Signaling in the Brain
    Suzanne de la Monte; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  18. DEX/CRH Response: Mood/Anxiety Disorder Endophenotype?
    Linda Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  19. Effects of Ethanol on Insulin Signaling in the Brain
    Suzanne M de la Monte; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  20. Effects of Ethanol on Insulin Signaling in the Brain
    Suzanne de la Monte; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  21. Midcareer Investigator Award in Alcohol-Related Human Disease Research
    Suzanne de la Monte; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and clinical activities at the Rhode Island Hospital, and Professor of Pathology and Clinical Neuroscience at Brown University. Dr...
  22. Effects of Ethanol on Insulin Signaling in the Brain
    Suzanne de la Monte; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These investigations could lead to new approaches for rescuing neuronal cells from the adverse effects of chronic gestational exposure to ethanol. ..
  23. DEX/CRH Response: Mood/Anxiety Disorder Endophenotype?
    Linda Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  24. DEX/CRH Response: Mood/Anxiety Disorder Endophenotype?
    Linda Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  25. Primary Care Genetics Cancer Prevention Conference
    Sean David; Fiscal Year: 2003
    We propose an innovative video teleconference hosted by the Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention and the University of Oxford Department of Primary Healthcare with the goals of: 1...
  26. Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life Treatment
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such tools will allow institutions to measure whether cancer care is meeting patient and family members' needs and expectations. ..