Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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Organization: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Endosomal and AP-3-dependent vacuolar trafficking routes make additive contributions to Candida albicans hyphal growth and pathogenesis
    Glen E Palmer
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, 70119, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 9:1755-65. 2010
  2. doi Oral rehabilitation of a 12-year-old patient diagnosed with a central giant cell granuloma using a fibula graft and an implant-supported prosthesis: a clinical report
    Heeje Lee
    Department of Prosthodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 99:257-62. 2008
  3. doi Living related liver transplant in a patient with argininosuccinic aciduria and cirrhosis: metabolic follow-up
    Michael Marble
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:453-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Blood pressure, heart rate, and anxiety in schizophrenia
    Mark H Townsend
    LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:155-7. 2007
  5. pmc A phase I/II trial of 125I methylene blue for one-stage sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Jason David Cundiff
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Ann Surg 245:290-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Adjuvant therapy for patients who have node-positive breast cancer
    Quyen D Chu
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Adv Surg 40:77-98. 2006
  7. ncbi History and update on host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 57:2-12. 2007
  8. ncbi Surgical correction of hyperopia
    Salomon Esquenazi
    LSU Eye Center and LSU Neuroscience Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:381-418. 2006
  9. ncbi Infant hearing screening: stakeholder recommendations for parent-centered communication
    Connie L Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S341-54. 2006
  10. ncbi Fluorescent poliovirus for flow cytometric cell surface binding studies
    M S Freistadt
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Box P6 1, 1901 Perdido St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Virol Methods 134:1-7. 2006

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Publications62

  1. pmc Endosomal and AP-3-dependent vacuolar trafficking routes make additive contributions to Candida albicans hyphal growth and pathogenesis
    Glen E Palmer
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, 70119, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 9:1755-65. 2010
    ..These results suggest that while the AP-3 pathway alone has little impact on hyphal growth or virulence, it is much more significant when endosomal trafficking is disrupted...
  2. doi Oral rehabilitation of a 12-year-old patient diagnosed with a central giant cell granuloma using a fibula graft and an implant-supported prosthesis: a clinical report
    Heeje Lee
    Department of Prosthodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 99:257-62. 2008
    ..The multidisciplinary approach successfully restored function and esthetics. Considerations regarding the extensive surgical and prosthetic rehabilitation of a young adult with remaining growth are discussed...
  3. doi Living related liver transplant in a patient with argininosuccinic aciduria and cirrhosis: metabolic follow-up
    Michael Marble
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:453-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Blood pressure, heart rate, and anxiety in schizophrenia
    Mark H Townsend
    LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:155-7. 2007
    ..Risperidone treatment reduced anxiety but increased heart rate. We concluded that anxiety may adversely affect cardiovascular status in schizophrenia, but the anxiolytic effect of risperidone is not straightforward...
  5. pmc A phase I/II trial of 125I methylene blue for one-stage sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Jason David Cundiff
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Ann Surg 245:290-6. 2007
    ..To avoid these problems, we developed a novel radiolabeled blue dye that can be injected intraoperatively...
  6. ncbi Adjuvant therapy for patients who have node-positive breast cancer
    Quyen D Chu
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Adv Surg 40:77-98. 2006
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  7. ncbi History and update on host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 57:2-12. 2007
    ..Thus, instead of VVC being caused by a putative deficient adaptive immune response, it is now being considered that symptomatic vaginitis is caused by an aggressive innate response...
  8. ncbi Surgical correction of hyperopia
    Salomon Esquenazi
    LSU Eye Center and LSU Neuroscience Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:381-418. 2006
    ..Reporting the outcomes and complications of hyperopic surgery will help refine our approach to the management of an increasingly hyperopic and presbyopic population...
  9. ncbi Infant hearing screening: stakeholder recommendations for parent-centered communication
    Connie L Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S341-54. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify what stakeholders considered best practices for parent-provider communication regarding newborn hearing screening and diagnosis. We used consensus data to develop educational materials for parents...
  10. ncbi Fluorescent poliovirus for flow cytometric cell surface binding studies
    M S Freistadt
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Box P6 1, 1901 Perdido St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Virol Methods 134:1-7. 2006
    ..It is likely that this method may be useful with other viruses...
  11. ncbi Adhesive cementation of chairside CAD/CAM inlays and onlays
    Markus B Blatz
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials, LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Dent Today 25:60, 62-5; quiz 65. 2006
    ..Adhesive cementation is key for the long-term clinical success of CAD/CAM inlays and onlays. The clinical use of a newly developed composite resin cement for adhesive cementation of CAD/CAM inlays/onlays has been described...
  12. ncbi A comparison of English reading passages for elicitation of speech samples from clinical populations
    Thomas W Powell
    Department of Rehabilitation Services, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71103 4601, USA
    Clin Linguist Phon 20:91-7. 2006
    ..The passages differed markedly in the demands that they placed upon the speaker (i.e., length and complexity), as well as the adequacy of the phonetic sample...
  13. ncbi Entrepreneurship in continuing dental education: a dental school perspective
    Vincent N Liberto
    Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 72:10-1. 2005
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  14. ncbi Human, rhesus macaque, and feline sequences highly similar to mouse mammary tumor virus sequences
    Sara Szabo
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Microsc Res Tech 68:209-21. 2005
    ..These results indicate that DNA from vertebrate species other than rodents, including some but not all humans, monkeys, and cats, can contain sequences closely related to MMTV...
  15. pmc Synergistic action of dietary phyto-antioxidants on survival and proliferation of ovarian cancer cells
    Madhwa H G Raj
    Department of Ob Gyn, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 110:432-8. 2008
    ..These compounds have both similar as well as unique molecular targeting profiles. The purpose of this study is to analyze their mechanism of action when used individually and in combination in ovarian cancer...
  16. pmc Dairy products, leanness, and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Edward S Peters
    Epidemiology Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences School of Public Health, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131, USA
    Head Neck 30:1193-205. 2008
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  17. doi Hurricane Katrina and the Louisiana State University-New Orleans Department of Medicine: rebuilding, recruiting, and renewing
    Charles V Sanders
    Department of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:185-90. 2008
  18. doi Curcumin inhibits carcinogen and nicotine-induced Mammalian target of rapamycin pathway activation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Cheryl A Clark
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:1586-95. 2010
    ..These studies indicate that inhibiting the AKT/MTOR pathway with curcumin may be useful as an oral chemopreventive agent...
  19. doi Complete esophageal obliteration secondary to cytomegalovirus in AIDS patient
    A Sheth
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Dis Esophagus 23:E32-4. 2010
    ..We report a patient with CMV esophagitis presenting with ulceration and stricture who developed total obliteration of esophageal lumen following treatment with gancyclovir...
  20. doi Retro-auricular video-assisted "gasless" thyroidectomy: feasibility study in human cadavers
    Rohan R Walvekar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center, 533 Bolivar St, Suite 566, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2895-9. 2010
    ..We describe a novel approach for thyroidectomy via a retro-auricular incision without gas insufflation using endoscopic assistance...
  21. pmc Rescue and repair during photoreceptor cell renewal mediated by docosahexaenoic acid-derived neuroprotectin D1
    Nicolas G Bazan
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Neuroscience Center of Excellence, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Lipid Res 51:2018-31. 2010
    ..It also describes the role of neurotrophins as agonists of NPD1 synthesis and how photoreceptor phagocytosis induces refractoriness to oxidative stress in RPE cells, with concomitant NPD1 synthesis...
  22. doi Decreasing extremes in patient waiting time
    Lynn J Groome
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 19:117-28. 2010
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  23. doi Abdominal fluid extravasation during hip arthroscopy
    Brian Ladner
    Department Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:131-5. 2010
    ..We report an occurrence of extravasation of fluid into the abdomen during arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement and our management of the condition postoperatively...
  24. pmc Aging reveals a role for nigral tyrosine hydroxylase ser31 phosphorylation in locomotor activity generation
    Michael F Salvatore
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neuroscience, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e8466. 2009
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  25. pmc Estrogen attenuates chronic volume overload induced structural and functional remodeling in male rat hearts
    Jason D Gardner
    Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H497-504. 2010
    ..These data demonstrate that estrogen attenuates ventricular remodeling and disease progression in male rats subjected to chronic volume overload...
  26. doi Iatrogenic sciatic nerve injuries at buttock and thigh levels: the Louisiana State University experience review
    Esmiralda Yeremeyeva
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:A63-6. 2009
    To provide an overview of iatrogenic sciatic nerve injuries at the buttock and thigh levels, and to analyze results of the treatment provided at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans.
  27. pmc Citrus auraptene suppresses cyclin D1 and significantly delays N-methyl nitrosourea induced mammary carcinogenesis in female Sprague-Dawley rats
    Prasad Krishnan
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, LSUHSC Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:259. 2009
    ..Thus, our goal was to determine the anticarcinogenic effects of auraptene against breast cancer...
  28. doi Does TNF-alpha blockade play any role in cardiovascular risk among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients?
    Raquel Cuchacovich
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 28:1217-20. 2009
    ..008), and DAS-28 <2.6 (p, 0.033). Finding of elevated levels of sTNFRII and IFN-gamma in patients with RA on anti-TNF suggests that this therapy does not completely suppress the inflammatory process and may promote atherogenesis...
  29. pmc The impact of anxiety on conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease
    Deidre J Devier
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Neurology, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1335-42. 2009
    ..To compare state and trait anxiety in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients and matched control subjects, and to assess the impact of these variables in predicting conversion to Alzheimer's disease...
  30. pmc Food hypersensitivity by inhalation
    Daniel A Ramirez
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 7:4. 2009
    ..Asthma is a strong predisposing factor and should be well-controlled. It is of great significance that food inhalation can cause de novo sensitization...
  31. ncbi Venular constriction of submucosal arterioles induced by dextran sodium sulfate
    Norman R Harris
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:806-13. 2005
    ..This mechanism was investigated in the current study, in a model of intestinal inflammation induced by dextran sodium sulfate (DSS; 5,000 molecular weight)...
  32. ncbi L-Arginine modulates CD3zeta expression and T cell function in activated human T lymphocytes
    Arnold H Zea
    Stanley S Scott Cancer Center, LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Cell Immunol 232:21-31. 2004
    ..The replenishment of L-arginine recovers the expression of CD3zeta. The decreased expression of CD3zeta is not caused by a decreased CD3zeta mRNA, an increased CD3zeta degradation or T cell apoptosis...
  33. ncbi Physicians' weight loss counseling in two public hospital primary care clinics
    Jian Huang
    Lusiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Acad Med 79:156-61. 2004
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  34. ncbi The impact of stress on addiction
    Nick E Goeders
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:435-41. 2003
    ..Stress reduction, either alone or in combination with pharmacotherapies targeting the HPA axis may prove beneficial in reducing cravings and promoting abstinence in individuals seeking treatment for addiction...
  35. ncbi The evolution of external and internal implant/abutment connections
    Israel M Finger
    Department of Prosthodontics, LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 15:625-32; quiz 634. 2003
    ..This article reviews key developments in implantology and highlights the various design characteristics of internal abutment connection implants, demonstrating their clinical application in a detailed case presentation...
  36. ncbi Axillary nerve repair in 99 patients with 101 stretch injuries
    David G Kline
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:630-6. 2003
    The purpose of this paper was to analyze outcomes in patients at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) who presented with contusion-stretch injuries to the axillary nerve...
  37. ncbi Impression techniques and their relation to material properties
    Markus B Blatz
    Department of Prosthodontics, LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 15:512. 2003
  38. pmc Reliability of stabilised commercial dynamometers for measuring hip abduction strength: a pilot study
    P Click Fenter
    Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Br J Sports Med 37:331-4. 2003
    ..Reliable quantification of hip abductor strength in a clinical setting is challenging...
  39. ncbi Induction of hyperglycemia in mice with atypical antipsychotic drugs that inhibit glucose uptake
    Donard S Dwyer
    Department of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:255-60. 2003
    ..Finally, the drugs that produced hyperglycemia in mice have been linked to the development of diabetes in patients...
  40. ncbi HIPAA Privacy Rule: the debate continues
    Karrie B Hovis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1107 Mountainbrook Dr, Shreveport, LA 71118, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 16:85-8. 2003
  41. ncbi Resin-ceramic bonding: a review of the literature
    Markus B Blatz
    School of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70119, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:268-74. 2003
    ..Further in vitro studies, as well as controlled clinical trials, are needed...
  42. pmc Transfection of IL-10 expression vectors into endothelial cultures attenuates alpha4beta7-dependent lymphocyte adhesion mediated by MAdCAM-1
    Makoto Sasaki
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Molecular and Cellular Physiology, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:3. 2003
    ..Here, we examined the ability of introducing an IL-10 expression vector into endothelial cultures to reduce responses to a proinflammatory cytokine, TNF-alpha..
  43. ncbi Effect of over- and underexposure on the sharpness of the image of a marker in computer-assisted dental implant tomography
    K H Thunthy
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, Medicine and Radiology, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119 2799, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:278-80. 2002
    ..However, if the images were over- or underexposed, the marker will be blurred on all the slices and a dentist may be wrongly accused of having placed a dental implant at an improper site with possible medico-legal ramifications...
  44. ncbi Anti-inflammatory actions of a micronized, purified flavonoid fraction in ischemia/reperfusion
    Ronald J Korthui
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, 71130, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 505:181-90. 2002
    ..In addition, it appears that these compounds prevent the expression of specific adhesion molecules involved in leukocyte recruitment, observations which provide the molecular basis for the anti-adhesive properties of these compounds...
  45. ncbi Improving vaccine risk/benefit communication with an immunization education package: a pilot study
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Pediatrics, 71130, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:193-200. 2002
    ..Parents, however, indicated they want their primary providers to personally tell them about risks/benefits...
  46. ncbi ZD7288 inhibits postsynaptic glutamate receptor-mediated responses at hippocampal perforant path-granule cell synapses
    Chu Chen
    Neuroscience Center, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2020 Gravier Street, Suite D, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 19:643-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest that ZD7288-induced reduction of synaptic transmission may result from its inhibition of the postsynaptic glutamate receptors on dentate granule neurons...
  47. ncbi Modulation of the inflammatory response in cardiovascular disease
    D Neil Granger
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport 71130 3932, USA
    Hypertension 43:924-31. 2004
    ..These factors also hold the promise of offering multiple sites for therapeutic intervention in CVD...
  48. ncbi Vascular medial hyperplasia following chronic, intermittent exposure to 4,4'-methylenedianiline
    Tammy R Dugas
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 4:85-96. 2004
    ..These data indicate that DAPM can initiate VSMC proliferation, possibly via VSMC-mediated metabolism of DAPM to reactive intermediates...
  49. ncbi Primary plasma cell leukemia: report of 17 new cases treated with autologous or allogeneic stem-cell transplantation and review of the literature
    Steven Saccaro
    Louisiana State University, Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 73110, USA
    Am J Hematol 78:288-94. 2005
    ..Finally, the features of PPCL, the outcome, published data of SCT for PPCL, and indications for treatment are discussed...
  50. ncbi CD56 reactivity in small cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Jorge Albores-Saavedra
    Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 24:113-7. 2005
    ..Although not specific, CD56 seems to be the most sensitive marker for the diagnosis of SCC of the uterine cervix. Moreover, its diffuse reactivity reduces the possibility of obtaining negative results in small biopsy samples...
  51. pmc Pathophysiologic consequences following inhibition of a CFTR-dependent developmental cascade in the lung
    J Craig Cohen
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    BMC Dev Biol 5:2. 2005
    ..A previously described transient in utero knockout (TIUKO) technology was used to address the developmental role of CFTR in the rat lung...
  52. ncbi Endogenous PGE2 regulates membrane excitability and synaptic transmission in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons
    Chu Chen
    Neuroscience Center of Excellence, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:929-41. 2005
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  53. ncbi Validation of the Roche COBAS Amplicor system for Chlamydia trachomatis
    J M Matthews-Greer
    Diagnostic Virology Laboratory, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 14:82-4. 2001
    ..Validation of the Roche Amplicor polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using the Comprehensive Bio-Analytical System (COBAS) automated PCR analyzer in our laboratory...
  54. ncbi Overexpressed eIF4E is functionally active in surgical margins of head and neck cancer patients via activation of the Akt/mammalian target of rapamycin pathway
    Cherie Ann O Nathan
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Veterans Administration, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:5820-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that overexpressed eIF4E is functionally active in tumor margins through activation of the Akt/mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway..
  55. ncbi Five-year follow-up of laser in situ keratomileusis for hyperopia using the Technolas Keracor 117C excimer laser
    Salomon Esquenazi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience Center for Excellence, LSU Health Science Center New Orleans, LA 70115, USA
    J Refract Surg 20:356-63. 2004
    ..To evaluate safety, predictability, efficiency, and long-term stability of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for spherical hyperopia...
  56. ncbi Analgesic tolerance and cross-tolerance to i.c.v. endomorphin-1, endomorphin-2, and morphine in mice
    R Denis Soignier
    Louisiana State University, School of Medicine, 533 Bolivar St, Room 324, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Neurosci Lett 366:211-4. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate a time-course and extent of tolerance similar to morphine, and support a common mechanism of action through the mu-opioid receptor...
  57. ncbi Post transplant lymphocele: a single centre experience
    Naveen K Atray
    Division of Nephrology, Regional Transplant Center of Willis Knighton and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, 71130, USA
    Clin Transplant 18:46-9. 2004
    ..In comparison, both laparoscopic and open surgical marsupialization had a much lower but similar recurrence rate of 12%. The laparoscopic method had less morbidity, a shortened hospital stay, and less infection than open surgery...
  58. ncbi The use of electron microscopy to refine diagnoses in the daily practice of cytopathology
    Elba A Turbat-Herrera
    Department of Pathology and Development of Radiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, 71130, USA
    Ultrastruct Pathol 28:55-66. 2004
    ..Many times EM is the most important component of the diagnostic algorithm...
  59. ncbi Assessment of medial olivocochlear system function in pre-term and full-term newborns using a rapid test of transient otoacoustic emissions
    T Morlet
    Kresge Hearing Research Laboratory of the South, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:183-90. 2004
    ..The present results can be interpreted to support the testing of infants at risk of developing abnormal MOCS function using a commercially available rapid TEOAE measurement system...
  60. pmc Translation of the radioresistance kinase TLK1B is induced by gamma-irradiation through activation of mTOR and phosphorylation of 4E-BP1
    Gulshan Sunavala-Dossabhoy
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    BMC Mol Biol 5:1. 2004
    ..We now report that radiation or doxorubicin result in an increase in the translation of TLK1B, and we have uncovered the likely mechanism for this effect...
  61. ncbi Effect of low-frequency magnetic fields on brain electrical activity in human subjects
    Andrew A Marino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, P O Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1195-201. 2004
    ..To measure the response rate of normal human subjects to a low-strength, low-frequency magnetic field (MF), using nonlinear quantitative analysis of the electroencephalogram (EEG)...
  62. ncbi Controversies in the diagnosis of ventilator-acquired pneumonia
    G W Waterer
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia
    Med Clin North Am 85:1565-81. 2001
    ..The studies by Fagon et al and Singh et al are important steps in this direction...

Research Grants62

  1. Ketosis, Vascular Inflammation and Its Therapy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients
    Sushil K Jain; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal is to understand the role of ketosis in CVD and to discover a relatively low-cost dietary supplement that could be used as an adjuvant therapy for CVD prevention in type 1 diabetes. ..
  2. Ketosis, Vascular Inflammation and Its Therapy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients
    Sushil Jain; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long-term goal is to understand the role of ketosis in CVD and to discover a relatively low-cost dietary supplement that could be used as an adjuvant therapy for CVD prevention in type 1 diabetes. ..
  3. Ketosis, Vascular Inflammation and Its Therapy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients
    Sushil Jain; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal is to understand the role of ketosis in CVD and to discover a relatively low-cost dietary supplement that could be used as an adjuvant therapy for CVD prevention in type 1 diabetes. ..
  4. Adjuvant Therapy for Vascular Inflammation in Diabetes
    Sushil Jain; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Ketosis, Vascular Inflammation and Its Therapy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients
    Sushil K Jain; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal is to understand the role of ketosis in CVD and to discover a relatively low-cost dietary supplement that could be used as an adjuvant therapy for CVD prevention in type 1 diabetes. ..
  6. Gene Expression in Alzheimer's Disease
    Walter Lukiw; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Mentoring Neuroscience in Louisiana: A Biomedical Program to Enhance Neuroscience
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We view the four target faculty, the four to-be-recruited faculty, and additional PJIs as the critical building blocks to reinforce and energize a strong neuroscience research environment throughout the State of Louisiana. ..
  8. PLACENTAL FUNCTION IN PREECLAMPSIA
    Yuping Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results obtained from the proposed work should enhance our knowledge and establish a direct link of placental TC activity and EC dysfunction in PE. ..
  9. Neuroprotection Lipid Signaling in Ischemia Reperfusion
    NICOLAS GUILLERMO BAZAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These findings have the potential to open a new translational avenue for clinical therapies of cerebrovascular diseases. ..
  10. RPE Messengers, Transcription & Photoreceptor Renewal
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This will include defining the mechanism of prosaposin gene induction in RPE cytoprotection, making use of LAU-0901. We aim for a better understanding of AMD and to contribute to the development of effective therapies. ..
  11. Mentoring Neuroscience in Louisiana: A Biomedical Program to Enhance Neuroscience
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. ENDOTHELIAL BARRIER FUNCTION IN PREECLAMPSIA
    Yuping Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The influence of CLP on placental sFlt-1 will be studied. Results obtained from the proposed work should enhance current knowledge of the role of the placenta and EC dysfunction in the pathogenesis of PE. ..
  13. RPE MESSENGERS, TRANSCRIPTION AND PHOTORECEPTOR RENEWAL
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  14. Mentoring Neuroscience in Louisiana: A Biomedical Program to Enhance Neuroscience
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We view the four target faculty, the four to-be-recruited faculty, and additional PJIs as the critical building blocks to reinforce and energize a strong neuroscience research environment throughout the State of Louisiana. ..
  15. ENDOTHELIAL BARRIER FUNCTION IN PREECLAMPSIA
    Yuping Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The influence of CLP on placental sFlt-1 will be studied. Results obtained from the proposed work should enhance current knowledge of the role of the placenta and EC dysfunction in the pathogenesis of PE. ..
  16. Neuroprotection Lipid Signaling in Ischemia Reperfusion
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  17. Neuroprotection Lipid Signaling in Ischemia Reperfusion
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  18. LEUKOTRIENES AND MESSENGERS IN PHOTORECEPTOR RENEWAL
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The results will define the involvement of second messengers in the interactions between visual cells and retinal pigment epithelium during photoreceptor renewal...
  19. LEUKOTRIENES AND PROSTAGLANDINS IN PHOTORECEPTOR RENEWAL
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The results obtained will define the involvement of the arachidonic acid cascade and the inositol lipid cycle in the modulation of the interactions between visual cells and retinal pigment epithelium...
  20. PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND ARACHIDONIC ACID AND EP
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  21. ROLE OF PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND ARACHIDONIC ACID IN EPILEPSY
    Nicolas Bazan; Fiscal Year: 1993
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