Georgetown University

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Organization: Georgetown University
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Top Publications

  1. doi Multipurpose simulator for technical skill development in thoracic surgery
    Yvonne M Carter
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Surg Res 163:186-91. 2010
  2. ncbi Association health plans: what's all the fuss about?
    Mila Kofman
    Georgetown University Health Policy Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1591-602. 2006
  3. ncbi AVP receptor antagonists as aquaretics: review and assessment of clinical data
    Joseph G Verbalis
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S24-33. 2006
  4. ncbi The clinical importance of variations in the surgical anatomy of the superficial peroneal nerve in the mid-third of the lateral leg
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:635-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Multidrug resistance/P-glycoprotein and breast cancer: review and meta-analysis
    Robert Clarke
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Semin Oncol 32:S9-15. 2005
  6. ncbi An assessment of the shared-decision model in parents of children with acute otitis media
    Dan Merenstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1267-75. 2005
  7. ncbi Transforming growth factor-beta signaling in stem cells and cancer
    Lopa Mishra
    Cancer Genetics and Digestive Diseases, Medicine and Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Science 310:68-71. 2005
  8. ncbi Dynamics and unexpected localization of the plakin binding protein, kazrin, in mouse eggs and early embryos
    G Ian Gallicano
    Department of Cell Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Dev Dyn 234:201-14. 2005
  9. ncbi Ethics, the constitution, and the dying process: the case of Theresa Marie Schiavo
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 293:2403-7. 2005
  10. ncbi A social marketing approach to changing mental health practices directed at youth and adolescents
    Alan R Andreason
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Mark Q 21:51-75. 2004

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Publications62

  1. doi Multipurpose simulator for technical skill development in thoracic surgery
    Yvonne M Carter
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Surg Res 163:186-91. 2010
    ..Our appreciation for the increased role of simulation in surgical education has led us to develop a simulator for effective training of fundamental invasive thoracic skills...
  2. ncbi Association health plans: what's all the fuss about?
    Mila Kofman
    Georgetown University Health Policy Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1591-602. 2006
    ..We also examine market problems such as insolvency and fraud...
  3. ncbi AVP receptor antagonists as aquaretics: review and assessment of clinical data
    Joseph G Verbalis
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S24-33. 2006
    ..This article reviews clinical trial data on the AVP antagonists in late development (lixivaptan, satavaptan, and tolvaptan) and recently approved for marketing (conivaptan)...
  4. ncbi The clinical importance of variations in the surgical anatomy of the superficial peroneal nerve in the mid-third of the lateral leg
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:635-8. 2006
    ..1%) of the specimens, the SPN traveled only within the anterior compartment. These results confirm 4 anatomic variants of the SPN, which will aid surgeons in locating the nerve in the lateral aspect of the leg...
  5. ncbi Multidrug resistance/P-glycoprotein and breast cancer: review and meta-analysis
    Robert Clarke
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Semin Oncol 32:S9-15. 2005
    ..Future studies should also take into account the potentially multifactorial nature of multidrug resistance...
  6. ncbi An assessment of the shared-decision model in parents of children with acute otitis media
    Dan Merenstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1267-75. 2005
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  7. ncbi Transforming growth factor-beta signaling in stem cells and cancer
    Lopa Mishra
    Cancer Genetics and Digestive Diseases, Medicine and Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Science 310:68-71. 2005
    ..Here we illustrate their roles in embryonic stem cells and in the differentiation of neural, hematopoietic, mesenchymal, and gastrointestinal epithelial stem cells...
  8. ncbi Dynamics and unexpected localization of the plakin binding protein, kazrin, in mouse eggs and early embryos
    G Ian Gallicano
    Department of Cell Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Dev Dyn 234:201-14. 2005
    ..Postimplantation stages of development reveal that kaz retains a multifunctional, tissue-specific role as it is detected at diverse locations in various embryonic tissue types...
  9. ncbi Ethics, the constitution, and the dying process: the case of Theresa Marie Schiavo
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 293:2403-7. 2005
  10. ncbi A social marketing approach to changing mental health practices directed at youth and adolescents
    Alan R Andreason
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Mark Q 21:51-75. 2004
    ..This article defines key terms, offers historical perspective and provides a specific approach and set of models to implement an effective social marketing strategy in a range of contexts...
  11. ncbi Using administrative data to assess the process of treatment services for adolescents with substance use disorders
    Doreen A Cavanaugh
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:473-81. 2004
    ..This article introduces the work of the Washington Circle and describes the Adolescent Subcommittee's progress in developing performance measures for the treatment of adolescents with substance use disorders...
  12. ncbi In search of the function of the peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor
    V Papadopoulos
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
    Endocr Res 30:677-84. 2004
    ..In other tissues, PBR expression might be part of the mitochondrial membrane biogenesis process involved in increased cell proliferation (cancer, gliosis) and tissue repair (nerve damage and ischemia-reperfusion injury)...
  13. ncbi Phase I study of sequential vaccinations with fowlpox-CEA(6D)-TRICOM alone and sequentially with vaccinia-CEA(6D)-TRICOM, with and without granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, in patients with carcinoembryonic antigen-expressing carcinomas
    John L Marshall
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:720-31. 2005
    ..We describe here the first trial in humans of the CEA-TRICOM vaccines (also including an enhancer agonist epitope within the CEA gene)...
  14. ncbi Neurodevelopmental outcomes of children born to mothers with epilepsy
    Kimford J Meador
    Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Hospital, 1st Floor Bles, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:S38-41. 2004
    ..Flaws in the methodology of some studies of these effects require that the results be interpreted cautiously and highlight the need for well-designed studies to explore this issue further...
  15. pmc Gradations of researchers' obligation to provide ancillary care for HIV/AIDS in developing countries
    Henry S Richardson
    Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1956-61. 2007
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  16. ncbi Abortion politics: clinical freedom, trust in the judiciary, and the autonomy of women
    Lawrence O Gostin
    O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 298:1562-4. 2007
  17. ncbi Susceptibility to breast cancer: hereditary syndromes and low penetrance genes
    Rachel Nusbaum
    Georgetown University, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Breast Dis 27:21-50. 2006
    ..We also examine genes, such as CHEK2, which confer a lower penetrance for breast cancer in comparison to these highly penetrant genes...
  18. doi Treatment modalities for bacterial rhinosinusitis
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:755-69. 2010
    ..Accurate diagnosis of rhinosinusitis depends upon clinical assessment. Isolation of the causative agents must be considered in cases failing initial treatment...
  19. doi Familial and racial determinants of tumour suppressor genes promoter hypermethylation in breast tissues from healthy women
    R G Dumitrescu
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20057 1465, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 14:1468-75. 2010
    ..Race and family history of cancer increase the likelihood of these early events...
  20. pmc Comparative molecular field analysis and synthetic validation of a hydroxyamide-propofol binding and functional block of neuronal voltage-dependent sodium channels
    Milton L Brown
    Department of Oncology, 3970 Reservoir Road, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem 17:7056-63. 2009
    ..This clearly demonstrates that these compounds functionally antagonize native neuronal sodium channel currents. In summary, we have shown that CoMFA can be effectively used to discover new classes of sodium channel antagonists...
  21. doi The link between cancer and venous thromboembolism: a review
    Craig M Kessler
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:S3-7. 2009
    ..VTE continues to pose a substantial risk to patients with cancer because of a variety of tumor-, host-, and therapy-related factors...
  22. doi The effects of treatment of acute otitis media with a low dose vs a high dose of amoxicillin on the nasopharyngeal flora
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:458-61. 2009
    ..To compare the effects on the nasopharyngeal flora of therapy of acute otitis media in children with either a low dose or a high dose of amoxicillin...
  23. doi ADHD and developmental dyslexia: two pathways leading to impaired learning
    Guinevere F Eden
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1145:316-27. 2008
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  24. doi Evolution of tidal volume requirement during the first 3 weeks of life in infants <800 g ventilated with Volume Guarantee
    M Keszler
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F279-82. 2009
    ..Hypothesis: The V(T) required to maintain adequate partial pressure of carbon dioxide (P(CO2) levels changes as the underlying disease evolves in infants ventilated for prolonged periods...
  25. doi Design of dietary treatment: humans versus rodents
    Douglas A Eagles
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
    Epilepsia 49:61-3. 2008
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  26. doi President's emergency plan for AIDS relief: health development at the crossroads
    Lawrence O Gostin
    O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 300:2046-8. 2008
  27. pmc Evidence for parallel explicit and implicit sequence learning systems in older adults
    Sunbin Song
    Dept Psychol, Georgetown Univ, Washington, DC, USA
    Behav Brain Res 196:328-32. 2009
    ..These findings support capacity-independent theories which propose that procedural and declarative learning operate in parallel...
  28. pmc F(ST) and Q(ST) under neutrality
    Judith R Miller
    Department of Mathematics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Genetics 180:1023-37. 2008
    ..In addition, the manner in which researchers select quantitative traits for study may introduce bias into the tests. As a result, researchers must be cautious before concluding that selection is occurring when Q(ST) not equal F(ST)...
  29. pmc Reliability of internet- versus telephone-administered questionnaires in a diverse sample of smokers
    Amanda L Graham
    Georgetown University Medical Center Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven St, NW, Milton Harris Bldg, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e8. 2008
    ..However, the sample was homogeneous with regard to race/ethnicity and income. We sought to replicate and extend these findings in a more diverse sample of smokers...
  30. doi Self-reported HIV testing behaviors among a sample of southeast Asians in an urban setting in the United States
    Zhihuan Jennifer Huang
    Department of International Health, Georgetown University, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:65-77. 2008
    ..Culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV prevention campaigns could increase the awareness of HIV/STI risk in this AAPI population...
  31. ncbi Prevention of venous thromboembolism in the plastic surgery patient
    Steven Paul Davison
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:43E-51E. 2004
    ..The tools provided in this article will help expedite and clarify the decision-making process...
  32. ncbi Living out the tradition
    Kevin Wm Wildes
    Georgetown College, Suite 303, Bunn Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Christ Bioeth 9:299-302. 2003
  33. ncbi Attributions of deviance to self and peers by Japanese and U.S. students
    D S Crystal
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 1001, USA
    J Soc Psychol 139:596-610. 1999
    ..In the depressed and oppositional stories, the 11th graders rated themselves less like the deviant characters and more different from their peers than did the 5th graders...
  34. ncbi Sphingosine-1-phosphate: signaling inside and out
    S Spiegel
    Department of Biochemistry, Georgetown University Medical Center, 353 Basic Science Building, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    FEBS Lett 476:55-7. 2000
    ..SPP is thus a lipid mediator that has novel dual actions signaling inside and outside of the cell...
  35. ncbi Treatment of chronic woodchuck hepatitis virus infection in the Eastern woodchuck (Marmota monax) with nucleoside analogues is predictive of therapy for chronic hepatitis B virus infection in humans
    B E Korba
    Division of Molecular Virology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Hepatology 31:1165-75. 2000
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  36. ncbi Prevalence, predisposing factors, and prognosis of clinically unrecognized myocardial infarction in the elderly
    S E Sheifer
    Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:119-26. 2000
    ..This study was designed to determine the prevalence of unrecognized myocardial infarction (UMI), as well as risk factors, and to compare prognosis after detection of previously UMI to that after recognized myocardial infarction (RMI)...
  37. ncbi Cloned microsatellite repeats differ between 4-base restriction endonucleases
    M B Hamilton
    Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA
    J Hered 90:561-3. 1999
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  38. ncbi Novel TRH analog improves motor and cognitive recovery after traumatic brain injury in rodents
    A I Faden
    Georgetown Institute for Cognitive Sciences, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2197, USA
    Am J Physiol 277:R1196-204. 1999
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  39. ncbi Intravascular ultrasonic analysis of plaque characteristics associated with coronary artery remodeling
    N J Weissman
    Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:37-40. 1999
    ..Smoking was the only risk factor associated with focal contraction (p<0.01). Thus, whereas compensatory enlargement appears to be the most common form of coronary artery remodeling, focal contraction occurs more often in smokers...
  40. ncbi Cloning, central nervous system expression and chromosomal mapping of the mouse PAK-1 and PAK-3 genes
    P D Burbelo
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Gene 232:209-15. 1999
    ..The high level of PAK-1 and PAK-3 kinase expression in the mouse brain and spinal cord suggests a potentially important role for these kinases in the control of the cellular architecture and/or signaling in the central nervous system...
  41. ncbi Sodium butyrate induces apoptosis and accumulation of ubiquitinated proteins in human breast carcinoma cells
    V A Soldatenkov
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Division of Radiation Research, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
    Cell Death Differ 5:307-12. 1998
    ..2 - 4.6 and a Mr approximately of 30 kDa. These data indicate that the ubiquitin pathway may play a role in the sodium butyrate-induced apoptotic program in breast carcinoma cells...
  42. ncbi Cytoskeletal changes during radiation-induced neoplastic transformation of human prostate epithelial cells
    S C Prasad
    Dept Radiation Medicine, Georgetown Univ Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Scanning Microsc 10:1093-102; discussion 1102-4. 1996
    ..These changes in actin organization and tropomyosin expression appear to be coincidental with morphological transformation and acquisition of tumorigenicity in the 267B1 cells following radiation exposure...
  43. pmc Database of protein sequence alignments: PIR-ALN
    G Y Srinivasarao
    Protein Information Resource, National Biomedical Research Foundation, 3900 Reservoir Road N W, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 27:284-5. 1999
    ..The ATLAS information retrieval system can be used to browse and query the PIR-ALN alignments. The quarterly and weekly updates can be accessed via the WWW at http://www-nbrf. georgetown.edu/pir/..
  44. ncbi HIV infection and AIDS in the public health and health care systems: the role of law and litigation
    L O Gostin
    Georgetown Johns Hopkins Program on Law and Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    JAMA 279:1108-13. 1998
    ..Considerable progress has been made, both socially and legally, during the first 2 decades of the epidemic, but much still needs to be accomplished to protect privacy, prevent discrimination, and promote tolerance...
  45. ncbi Quality assessment in contracting for tertiary care services by HMOs: a case study of three markets
    K A Schulman
    Clinical Economics Research Unit, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 23:117-27. 1997
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  46. ncbi N-Acetylaspartylglutamate: the most abundant peptide neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system
    J H Neale
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, D C, USA
    J Neurochem 75:443-52. 2000
    ..A second role is the production of extracellular glutamate following NAAG hydrolysis...
  47. ncbi Digitized mammography: a clinical trial of postmenopausal women randomly assigned to receive raloxifene, estrogen, or placebo
    M Freedman
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:51-6. 2001
    ..We assessed changes in mammographic density among women receiving placebo, raloxifene, or conjugated equine estrogens in an osteoporosis prevention trial...
  48. ncbi Postmastectomy reconstruction of the previously augmented breast: diagnosis, staging, methodology, and outcome
    S L Spear
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road N W, Washington DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:1167-76. 2001
    ..35 of a possible 4.0. These results were comparable to or better than those in the matched controls, who scored a mean of 3.0...
  49. ncbi Learning about cardiac calcium signaling from genetic engineering
    Martin Morad
    Pharmacology and Medicine, Georgetown University, 4000 Reservoir Rd, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1015:1-15. 2004
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  50. ncbi Consanguineous marriages in the province of Antalya, Turkey
    O M Alper
    Department of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya 07070, Turkey
    Ann Genet 47:129-38. 2004
    ..The custom of consanguineous unions in the Mediterranean population of Turkey is still extremely high, and preventive measures should be done to decrease its frequency and associated complications...
  51. ncbi Consistent and reproducible slice selection in rodent brain using a novel stereotaxic device for MRI
    S T Fricke
    Department of Neuroscience, Research Building, Room WB 01, Georgetown University, P O Box 571464, Washington, DC 20057 1464, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 136:99-102. 2004
    ..Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the accuracy and reliability of this device is demonstrated in a rat traumatic brain injury (TBI) model...
  52. ncbi Microbiology of recurrent acute rhinosinusitis
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:129-31. 2004
    ..We undertook to evaluate the microbiology of recurrent acute rhinosinusitis...
  53. ncbi Tamoxifen as chemoprevention in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers with breast cancer: a pilot survey of physicians
    Beth N Peshkin
    CGC, 2233 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:4322-8. 2003
    ..To assess physician recommendations about the use of tamoxifen in premenopausal BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers...
  54. ncbi Role of transvaginal sonographic cervical length in predicting spontaneous preterm delivery in triplet pregnancies with therapeutic cerclage
    Sarah H Poggi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW 3PHC, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:785-8. 2003
    ..To assess the role of transvaginal sonographic cervical length in predicting spontaneous preterm delivery at < 32 weeks in patients with both triplet pregnancy and therapeutic cerclage...
  55. ncbi Sickle cell crisis and endothelin antagonists
    Allan D Angerio
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 1107, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 26:225-9. 2003
    ..ET-1 contributes to the vaso-occlusion and inflammation in sickle cell crisis. ET-1 antagonists may be useful in the prevention and treatment of crisis...
  56. ncbi Management of disorders of water metabolism in patients with pituitary tumors
    Joseph G Verbalis
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Pituitary 5:119-32. 2002
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  57. ncbi Neuroprotective and nootropic actions of a novel cyclized dipeptide after controlled cortical impact injury in mice
    Alan I Faden
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3970 Reservoir Road NW, Room EP 12, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 23:355-63. 2003
    ..In addition, they show that 35b has a relatively wide therapeutic window and improves cognitive function after both acute and chronic injury...
  58. ncbi Studies in polyphenol chemistry and bioactivity. 4.(1) Synthesis of trimeric, tetrameric, pentameric, and higher oligomeric epicatechin-derived procyanidins having all-4beta,8-interflavan connectivity and their inhibition of cancer cell growth through cel
    Alan P Kozikowski
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Drug Discovery Laboratory, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Org Chem 68:1641-58. 2003
    ..Subsequent cell death is more likely necrotic rather than apoptotic. Control experiments demonstrate that the polyphenol itself, rather than hydrogen peroxide potentially formed by its autoxidation, is the causative agent...
  59. ncbi Thromboxane synthase and TP receptor mRNA in rat kidney and brain: effects of salt intake and ANG II
    Christopher S Wilcox
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Center for Hypertension and Renal Disease Research, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 284:F525-31. 2003
    ..Thus TP-Rs are strongly dependent on ANG II acting on AT(1)-Rs, whereas TxA(2)-S is regulated differentially in the kidney cortex and brain stem by salt intake...
  60. ncbi Antibacterial therapy for acute group a streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis: short-course versus traditional 10-day oral regimens
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 4:747-54. 2002
    ..In conclusion, short courses of amoxicillin, cephalosporins, and macrolides provide superior or equal efficacy to a 10-day course of penicillin therapy in the treatment of GABHS pharyngotonsillitis...
  61. ncbi Transplantation in the HIV+ patient
    P C Kuo
    Department of Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:13-7. 2001
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  62. ncbi Effects of prolonging peak dobutamine dose during stress echocardiography
    N J Weissman
    Division of Cardiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:526-30. 1997
    ..This study sought to test whether the physiologic advantage of a prolonged dobutamine stage during stress echocardiography can be effectively combined with a clinically practical infusion protocol...

Research Grants62

  1. Parent Communication of BRCA1/2 Test Results to Children
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings generated in this area offer a new paradigm within which to view and understand the psychosocial outcomes of predictive testing among tested parents and their nontested children. ..
  2. A Telephone-Based Cancer Education & Prevention Intervention for Teens
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, this study will lay the foundation for future, larger studies of intervention effectiveness, reach, and impact in this population. ..
  3. Pediatric Cancer Prevention and Control
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The resources at the Lombardi Cancer Center (LCC)/Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), offered me a unique opportunity to gain preliminary behavioral cancer control ..
  4. Parent Communication of BRCA1/2 Test Results to Child
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary group comparisons in multiple regression models will be between mothers who disclose and those who do not disclose. ..
  5. Adolescents' Long-Term Adaptation to Familial Cancer Risks
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Knowledge gained in this area is important to help promote safe and effective cancer genetic testing in a clinical and public health context. ..
  6. Parent Communication of BRCA1/2 Test Results to Children
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings generated in this area offer a new paradigm within which to view and understand the psychosocial outcomes of predictive testing among tested parents and their nontested children. ..
  7. Adolescents' Long-Term Adaptation to Familial Cancer Risks
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge gained in this area is important to help promote safe and effective cancer genetic testing in a clinical and public health context. ..
  8. Parent Communication of BRCA1/2 Test Results to Children
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings generated in this area offer a new paradigm within which to view and understand the psychosocial outcomes of predictive testing among tested parents and their nontested children. ..
  9. Hyopthyroidism Treatment in Aging and Thyroid Cancer
    Offie P Soldin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conducting PK studies using state-of-the- art liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), as well as our preliminary data, assure the success of this proposal...
  10. Proteomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    James Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These methods and biomarkers may be of diagnostic value. They will be useful for assessing longitudinal changes in disease severity, phenotype, or the effects of treatment. ..
  11. Proteomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    James Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These methods and biomarkers may be of diagnostic value. They will be useful for assessing longitudinal changes in disease severity, phenotype, or the effects of treatment. ..
  12. MECHANISMS OF RHINITIS IN CFS
    James Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..e. nasal provocation) as the means to evaluate future treatments of CFS. ..
  13. OLDER BREAST CANCER PATIENTS: RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE
    Robert A Stern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Using Physiological Age to Predict Chemotherapy Toxicity
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The paradigm we develop should also be broadly portable to chemotherapy decisions for other common cancers affecting older populations. ..
  15. OLDER BREAST CANCER PATIENTS: RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Who Cares For Older Breast Cancer Surivors And How Does It Affect Quality?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patterns of care that maximize quality of life and functioning are particularly salient in older women, where declines may exacerbate frailty and ability to live independently. ..
  17. Who Cares For Older Breast Cancer Surivors And How Does It Affect Quality?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patterns of care that maximize quality of life and functioning are particularly salient in older women, where declines may exacerbate frailty and ability to live independently. ..
  18. CISNET: The "Spectrum" of Breast Cancer Disparities
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We have assembled an experienced multidisciplinary team from Georgetown University, Einstein College of Medicine, Erasmus University, and RAND to use two established models (SPECTRUM and ..
  19. Using Physiological Age to Predict Chemotherapy Toxicity
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The paradigm we develop should also be broadly portable to chemotherapy decisions for other common cancers affecting older populations. ..
  20. Cancer Control at the Intersection of Aging Research
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Continuation of this award will allow Dr. Mandelblatt to have sufficient protected time to train new investigators and develop new research innovations to advance the science of cancer control at the intersection of aging. ..
  21. CHEMOTHERAPY DECISIONS AND OUTCOMES FOR THE ELDERLY
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Interventions derived from this project, hold the promise of improving the quality of care for the fastest growing segment of the breast cancer population. ..
  22. HYPONATREMIA-INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  23. HYPONATREMIA-INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS
    Joseph G Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  24. ANGIOTENSIN-VASOPRESSIN INTERACTIONS DURING ADAPTATION TO HYPOOSMOLALITY
    Joseph G Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  25. ANGIOTENSIN-VASOPRESSIN INTERACTIONS DURING ADAPTATION TO HYPOOSMOLALITY
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  26. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY-MEDSTAR CENTER FOR CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    b>Georgetown University Medical Center, MedStar Health, MedStar Research Institute and Virginia Tech are submitting a planning grant to prepare an application for a Clinical and Translational Science Award...
  27. PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATION TO SUSTAINED HYPO-OSMOLALITY
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies should lead to an elucidation of the cellular mechanisms underlying one of the most basic and intriguing unanswered question about clinically hyponatremic disorders. ..
  28. BRAIN OXYTOCIN AND ETHANOL EFFECT ON INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR
    Joseph Verbalis; Fiscal Year: 2001
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