Morehouse School of Medicine

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Organization: Morehouse School of Medicine
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  1. pmc Leptin upregulates VEGF in breast cancer via canonic and non-canonical signalling pathways and NFkappaB/HIF-1alpha activation
    Ruben R Gonzalez-Perez
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Cell Signal 22:1350-62. 2010
  2. ncbi SP1 transcription factors in male germ cell development and differentiation
    Kelwyn Thomas
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, United States
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 270:1-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Cardiorenal consideration as a risk factor for heart failure
    Chamberlain I Obialo
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:21D-24D. 2007
  4. ncbi Induction of a hypothyroid state during juvenile development delays pubertal reactivation of the neuroendocrine system governing luteinising hormone secretion in the male rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta)
    D R Mann
    Department of Physiology, Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 18:662-71. 2006
  5. ncbi The prevention challenge and opportunity
    David Satcher
    Morehouse School ofMedicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1009-11. 2006
  6. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in infant and maternal mortality
    Ngozi F Anachebe
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Ob Gyn, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-71-6. 2006
  7. pmc Irbesartan/HCTZ fixed combinations in patients of different racial/ethnic groups with uncontrolled systolic blood pressure on monotherapy
    Elizabeth O Ofili
    Clinical Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:618-26. 2006
  8. pmc Predictors of condom use among a sample of male inmates: a social cognitive perspective
    Torrance T Stephens
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:574-9. 2006
  9. ncbi Temperature dependence of collagen fluorescence
    Julian M Menter
    Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr S W, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 5:403-10. 2006
  10. ncbi Effects of enalapril, tempol, and eplerenone on salt-induced hypertension in dahl salt-sensitive rats
    Mohamed A Bayorh
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 28:121-32. 2006

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  1. pmc Leptin upregulates VEGF in breast cancer via canonic and non-canonical signalling pathways and NFkappaB/HIF-1alpha activation
    Ruben R Gonzalez-Perez
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Cell Signal 22:1350-62. 2010
    ..These results delineate a comprehensive mechanism for leptin regulation of VEGF in MT. Disruption of leptin signalling could be used as a novel way to treat breast cancer...
  2. ncbi SP1 transcription factors in male germ cell development and differentiation
    Kelwyn Thomas
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, United States
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 270:1-7. 2007
    ..This review summarizes the expression patterns and functional significance of these SP1 transcription factor variants during spermatogenesis...
  3. ncbi Cardiorenal consideration as a risk factor for heart failure
    Chamberlain I Obialo
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:21D-24D. 2007
    ..This signifies a co-dependence between the kidneys and the heart. The role of anemia, microalbuminuria, calcium, and phosphorus imbalance in this cardiorenal interdependence is discussed in this article...
  4. ncbi Induction of a hypothyroid state during juvenile development delays pubertal reactivation of the neuroendocrine system governing luteinising hormone secretion in the male rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta)
    D R Mann
    Department of Physiology, Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 18:662-71. 2006
    ..Whether this effect is meditated by an action of thyroid hormone directly on the hypothalamus or indirectly as a result of the concomitant deficit in somatic development remains to be determined...
  5. ncbi The prevention challenge and opportunity
    David Satcher
    Morehouse School ofMedicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1009-11. 2006
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  6. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in infant and maternal mortality
    Ngozi F Anachebe
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Ob Gyn, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-71-6. 2006
    ..In addition, continued research on the role of stress in preterm delivery among some minority women is important in any effort to lower these disparities...
  7. pmc Irbesartan/HCTZ fixed combinations in patients of different racial/ethnic groups with uncontrolled systolic blood pressure on monotherapy
    Elizabeth O Ofili
    Clinical Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:618-26. 2006
    ..In conclusion, irbesartan/HCTZ treatment provided SBP/DBP goal attainment in approximately two-thirds of Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic/Latino patients with SBP uncontrolled on antihypertensive monotherapy...
  8. pmc Predictors of condom use among a sample of male inmates: a social cognitive perspective
    Torrance T Stephens
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:574-9. 2006
    ..11). Findings suggest that it may be wise to take a best-practice approach using former inmates as peer educators if health-based interventions are to be delivered to soon-to-be-released adult male inmates...
  9. ncbi Temperature dependence of collagen fluorescence
    Julian M Menter
    Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr S W, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 5:403-10. 2006
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  10. ncbi Effects of enalapril, tempol, and eplerenone on salt-induced hypertension in dahl salt-sensitive rats
    Mohamed A Bayorh
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 28:121-32. 2006
    ..The findings from this study suggest that eplerenone reduces salt-induced hypertension by increasing endothelium-derived relaxing factors, inhibiting RAAS components and oxidative stress. (353words)...
  11. pmc Hemoptysis, anemia and respiratory failure: a rare initial presentation of acute leukemia
    M Aydin
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 1513 E Cleveland Ave, Building 100, Suite 300 A, East Point, Georgia 30344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1550-2. 2005
    ..As evidenced by this case, acute leukemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis for pulmonary infiltrate and abnormal hematological findings...
  12. ncbi Translation squared: improving asthma care for high-disparity populations through a safety net practice-based research network
    Elvan C Daniels
    National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    J Asthma 42:499-505. 2005
    ..Providing training and guideline-specific resources, in combination with tools for practice change, improved care significantly even in safety net health centers serving high-disparity patient populations...
  13. ncbi Being uninsured: impact on children's healthcare and health
    Yvonne W Fry-Johnson
    Maternal and Child Health Team, National Center of Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 17:753-8. 2005
    ..Recent policy changes have produced restrictions on basic preventive and curative services, despite concurrent major efforts to increase insurance coverage rates for children...
  14. ncbi Bremazocine: a kappa-opioid agonist with potent analgesic and other pharmacologic properties
    Juanita Dortch-Carnes
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr S W, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    CNS Drug Rev 11:195-212. 2005
    ..In addition, the ability of bremazocine-like drugs to lower intraocular pressure and to minimize ischemic damage in animal models suggests their possible use in the therapy of glaucoma and cardiovascular disease...
  15. ncbi The effect of diet on simvastatin and losartan enhancement of endothelial function
    Mohamed A Bayorh
    Pharmacology and Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 29:311-25. 2007
    ..Together, these data suggest a contribution of endogenous NO and PGs in the antihypertensive effect of LOS and SIM that may be affected by the type of diet...
  16. ncbi Disparity in frequency of normal coronary artery in black and white patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
    Anekwe E Onwuanyi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:370-4. 2006
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  17. ncbi Descriptive and analytic epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants of disparities in mortality rates between Blacks and Whites
    Robert S Levine
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:280-3. 2007
    ..In contrast, descriptive studies of variations in racial mortality trends across comparable geographic areas might lead to the formulation of hypotheses for testing in analytical epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants...
  18. doi Ciliary neurotrophic factor: a survival and differentiation inducer in human retinal progenitors
    Kamla Dutt
    Department of Pathology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, S W, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 46:635-46. 2010
    ..Our conclusion is that CNTF could be an agent that has therapeutic potential and possibly induces differentiation of large multipolar ganglionic phenotype in a subset of progenitors...
  19. pmc A trial of 3 interventions to promote colorectal cancer screening in African Americans
    Daniel S Blumenthal
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Cancer 116:922-9. 2010
    ..For the current study, the authors tested 3 interventions that were intended to increase the rate of CRC screening among African Americans...
  20. pmc The ability of stress to alter sleep in mice is sensitive to reproductive hormones
    Ketema N Paul
    Neuroscience Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Brain Res 1305:74-85. 2009
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  21. ncbi A comprehensive examination of the health knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of students attending historically black colleges and universities
    Brenda D Hayes
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:69-84. 2009
    ..Areas that warrant further exploration include physical activity, sexual behavior, and drug use. The analyses provide key information for health education and prevention...
  22. ncbi Disadvantages in mental health care among African Americans
    Kisha Braithwaite Holden
    Community Voices Program, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:17-23. 2009
    ..This paper provides an overview of these mental health inequalities, and offers recommendations for addressing them...
  23. pmc Reproductive hormone replacement alters sleep in mice
    Ketema N Paul
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr, S W MRC F14, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Neurosci Lett 463:239-43. 2009
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  24. pmc Leptin-signaling inhibition results in efficient anti-tumor activity in estrogen receptor positive or negative breast cancer
    Ruben Rene Gonzalez
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R36. 2009
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  25. doi Executive functions in children: associations with aggressive behavior and appraisal processing
    Mesha L Ellis
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:945-56. 2009
    ..Results also suggested a mediational role for response inhibition in the relation between planning ability and reactive aggression...
  26. doi The association between social networks and colorectal cancer screening in American males and females: data from the 2005 Health Information National Trends Survey
    Jiali Ye
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1227-33. 2009
    ..We sought to explore the relationship between social networks and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among males and females...
  27. ncbi The expression of growth factors and their receptors in retinal and endothelial cells cocultured in the rotating bioreactor
    Ravindra Kumar
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-44-50. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that retinal/endothelial cell coculture in the horizontally rotating bioreactor may be a very good model for investigating the role of growth factors in the neovascularization seen in human ocular disorders...
  28. pmc Point of care testing to improve glycemic control
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:325-35. 2008
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  29. doi PPAR-alpha agonist fenofibrate induces renal CYP enzymes and reduces blood pressure and glomerular hypertrophy in Zucker diabetic fatty rats
    Xueying Zhao
    Department of Physiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:598-606. 2008
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  30. pmc The public health approach to eliminating disparities in health
    David Satcher
    Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, 720 Westview Dr SW, Suite 238, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:400-3. 2008
    ..Public health leaders must advocate for public health solutions to eliminate disparities in health...
  31. ncbi Adult immunization disparities: a challenge for the public health/primary care partnership
    David Satcher
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S3-1-S3-3. 2005
    ..A broad, three-dimensional conceptual framework guiding a strong public health/primary care partnership will be required to achieve this goal...
  32. ncbi Opioid selection during sickle cell pain crisis and its impact on the development of acute chest syndrome
    Iris D Buchanan
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:716-24. 2005
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  33. ncbi Three-dimensional growth of endothelial cells in the microgravity-based rotating wall vessel bioreactor
    Gary L Sanford
    Space Medicine and Life Sciences Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 38:493-504. 2002
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  34. ncbi Peripheral circadian oscillators and their rhythmic regulation
    Chiaki Fukuhara
    Neuroscience Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Front Biosci 8:d642-51. 2003
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the most recent findings on functioning of these extra-SCN oscillators and the mechanisms the SCN controls peripheral oscillators...
  35. pmc Disparities in trends of hospitalization for potentially preventable chronic conditions among African Americans during the 1990s: implications and benchmarks
    Sharon K Davis
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Social Epidemiology Research Division, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:447-55. 2003
    ..We compared trends in prevalence rates of preventable cardiovascular- and diabetes-related hospitalizations between African Americans and members of other major US racial/ethnic groups...
  36. ncbi Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in the intensive care unit
    Gloria E Westney
    Pulmonary Critical Care Section, Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Crit Care Clin 18:805-17. 2002
    ..A variety of therapeutic modalities have been used in an attempt to offset the widespread thrombosis and organ damage from high aCL levels. Anticoagulation therapy and high dosages of steroids seem to have a positive effect on survival...
  37. ncbi Hyperkalemia in congestive heart failure patients aged 63 to 85 years with subclinical renal disease
    Chamberlain I Obialo
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:663-5. 2002
  38. ncbi Ocular hypotension induced by electroacupuncture
    Teh Ching Chu
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 18:293-305. 2002
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  39. pmc Kidney disease in elderly minorities
    Chamberlain I Obialo
    Department of Internal and Geriatric Medicine, COSHAR Medical Inc, Lanham, Maryland, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:76S-82S. 2002
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  40. ncbi Post-suspension hypotension is attenuated in Sprague-Dawley rats by prostacyclin synthase inhibition
    M A Bayorh
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 66:511-7. 2002
    ..Thus, the post-suspension reduction in mean arterial pressure may be due to overproduction of prostacyclin and/or other endothelium-dependent relaxing factors and alteration in baroreflex activity...
  41. ncbi Muscle-specific effects of hindlimb suspension and clenbuterol in mature male rats
    Lawrence E Wineski
    Space Medicine and Life Sciences Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 171:188-98. 2002
    ..The results show that, in mature male rats, Cb exerts anabolic effects that are load-dependent and muscle-specific. Responses to this drug cannot be reliably predicted by fiber-type composition alone...
  42. ncbi Anomalous origins of the right vertebral, subclavian, and common carotid arteries in a patient with a four-vessel aortic arch
    Irwin M Best
    Department of Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:231-4. 2002
    ..The right common carotid gave rise to the right vertebral artery in the chest while the normally located left vertebral arose from the left subclavian artery. No aneurysm or aortic diverticulum was identified...
  43. ncbi Preeclampsia associated with chronic hypertension among African-American and White women
    A R Samadi
    Program for Healthcare Effectiveness Research, Clinical Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:192-200. 2001
    ..To examine the racial differences in preeclampsia/eclampsia (preeclampsia) associated with chronic hypertension among African-American and White women...
  44. ncbi Thrombogenic effects of antiphospholipid antibodies are mediated by intercellular cell adhesion molecule-1, vascular cell adhesion molecule-1, and P-selectin
    S S Pierangeli
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Circ Res 88:245-50. 2001
    ..The data indicate that ICAM-1, P-selectin, and VCAM-1 expression are important in thrombotic complications by aPL antibodies and may provide novel targets for therapy in patients with APS...
  45. ncbi Exogenous 25-hydroxycholecalciferol does not attenuate salt-induced hypertension
    M Thierry-Palmer
    Department of Biochemistry, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 67:193-9. 1998
    ..These data indicate no ameliorating effect of exogenous 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on salt-induced hypertension, but accelerated metabolism and/or clearance of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol in salt-induced hypertension...
  46. ncbi Effect of UV on the susceptibility of acid-soluble Skh-1 hairless mouse collagen to collagenase
    J M Menter
    Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 19:28-34. 2003
    ..We ask whether direct photochemical treatment of type I collagen with solar wavelengths capable of reaching the dermis can modify the substrate's susceptibility to collagenase in a model in vitro system...
  47. ncbi Differentiation-dependent regulation of skeletal myogenesis by neuregulin-1
    Byron D Ford
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 306:276-81. 2003
    ..These data suggest that neuregulins may regulate skeletal myogenesis in vivo and that this regulation is dependent on the state of differentiation of the myocytes...
  48. ncbi Ischemia elicits a coordinated expression of pro-survival proteins in mouse myocardium
    Deborah Lyn
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2:997-1003. 2002
    ..Altogether, these findings suggest that strategies to increase IAP expression may promote myocyte survival after chronic ischemia...
  49. ncbi Alterations in aldosterone and angiotensin II levels in salt-induced hypertension
    Mohamed A Bayorh
    Department of Pharmacology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 27:355-67. 2005
    ..Tissue levels of angiotensin II and aldosterone may be more reflective of the severity of vascular maladaptations than are plasma levels, and may play a greater role in the maintenance of hypertension...
  50. ncbi Clinical laboratory testing for the antiphospholipid syndrome
    Silvia S Pierangeli
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 357:17-33. 2005
    ..Therefore, it is now recommended to include both tests, IgA aCL and IgG, IgM and IgA anti-beta2GPI to confirm diagnosis of APS...
  51. pmc Is cumulative frequency of mitochondrial DNA variants a biomarker for colorectal tumor progression?
    Felix O Aikhionbare
    Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Mol Cancer 3:30. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to show an increased prevalence of mitochondrial gene variants in CRC tumorigenesis...
  52. pmc Modifiable determinants of healthcare utilization within the African-American population
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1169-77. 2004
    ..Most previous studies of disparities in access to and utilization of healthcare have focused on black-white differences rather than focusing on "within-group" analysis of African Americans...
  53. ncbi Physicians' STD diagnosis and screening practices in the South
    Yolanda H Wimberly
    Department of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    South Med J 97:624-30. 2004
    ..This article assesses Southern physicians' STD diagnosis histories and screening behaviors, focusing on curable STDs...
  54. ncbi Physiology, genetics, and cardiovascular disease: focus on African Americans
    Gary H Gibbons
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:11-8. 2004
    ..Recognition of these genotypic differences may permit the development of therapies tailored to individual patients...
  55. ncbi Trypanosome apoptotic factor mediates apoptosis in human brain vascular endothelial cells
    Jonathan K Stiles
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr S W, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 133:229-40. 2004
    ..Furthermore, this mAb blocked T. brucei- and ProEP2-1-induced apoptosis in HBVEC in vitro. We conclude that T. brucei TAF or its derivative(s) play a major role in the apoptosis associated with HAT pathology...
  56. ncbi Validity of women's self-reports of cancer screening test utilization in a managed care population
    Lee S Caplan
    Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1182-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that self-reporting of breast and cervical cancer screening is fairly accurate in this managed care population, although women tend to underestimate the time since their last screening...
  57. ncbi Retinoids and drugs of abuse: implications for neurological disease risk in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection
    W Royal
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Atlanta, Georgia 303101495, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S427-32. 2003
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  58. ncbi Adolescent beliefs about infertility
    Yolanda H Wimberly
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Contraception 68:385-91. 2003
    ..Explore adolescents' definition of fertility and range of beliefs regarding causes of infertility...
  59. ncbi Three-dimensional model of angiogenesis: coculture of human retinal cells with bovine aortic endothelial cells in the NASA bioreactor
    Kamla Dutt
    Department of Pathology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Tissue Eng 9:893-908. 2003
    ..Hence, the HRB promotes three-dimensional assembly and differentiation, possibly through promoting cell-to-cell interaction and/or secretion of growth and differentiation factors...
  60. ncbi Evaluation of the protective efficacy of Vibrio cholerae ghost (VCG) candidate vaccines in rabbits
    Francis O Eko
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr, S W, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Vaccine 21:3663-74. 2003
    ..These results indicate that VCGs represent a novel approach to cholera vaccine development and constitute an effective vaccine delivery vehicle...
  61. ncbi Effects of the space flight environment on the immune system
    Gerald Sonnenfeld
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Rev Environ Health 18:1-17. 2003
    ..Such alterations could lead to compromised defenses against infections and tumors...
  62. ncbi Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are inversely associated with blood pressure of Dahl salt-sensitive rats
    M Thierry-Palmer
    Department of Biochemistry, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 66:255-61. 1998
    ..99, P < 0.01). Spontaneously hypertensive rats did not have low plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations, suggesting that reduction of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration might be specific to salt-induced hypertension...

Research Grants62

  1. PLASTICITY OF MAMMALIAN CIRCADIAN AXIS
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..this proposal will extend and deepen the ties that already exist between the Neuroscience Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine and the neuroscience community at University of Virginia and will provide the principal investigator ..
  2. Photic and Circadian Regulation of Retinal Melatonin
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Modern life style has tremendously changed the time at which we expose ourselves to light;hence, it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on retinal physiology and pathology. ..
  3. Morehouse School of Med/Tuskegee Univ/University of Alabama Ca Ctr Partnership
    Edward Partridge; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Photic and Circadian Regulation of Retinal Melatonin
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Modern life style has tremendously changed the time at which we expose ourselves to light; hence, it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on retinal physiology and pathology. ..
  5. Health Pomotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
    Daniel Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract not provided ..
  6. Renewal Application for Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for the Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is submitted in response to RFA-RR-07- 005...
  7. CLINICAL RESEARCH EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT MINO*
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Renewal Application for Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD
    Elizabeth O Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for the Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is submitted in response to RFA-RR-07- 005...
  9. Renewal Application for Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD
    Elizabeth O Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for the Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is submitted in response to RFA-RR-07- 005...
  10. Renewal Application for Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for the Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is submitted in response to RFA-RR-07- 005...
  11. Photic and Circadian Regulation of Retinal Melatonin
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Modern life style has tremendously changed the time at which we expose ourselves to light;hence, it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on retinal physiology and pathology. ..
  12. Photic and Circadian Regulation of Retinal Melatonin
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Modern life style has tremendously changed the time at which we expose ourselves to light; hence, it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on retinal physiology and pathology. ..
  13. Heart Failure Clinical Research Network
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The network is an academic - community physicians partnership pioneered by the Morehouse School of Medicine Community Physicians' Network (CRN), to promote clinical research and practice based quality ..
  14. CENTER OF CLINICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will 1) identify and recruit an established investigator who will attract researchers and enhance Morehouse School of Medicine's clinical research capabilities; 2) develop junior researchers through collaborations at research ..
  15. Photic and circadian regulation of retinal melatonin.
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Modem life style has tremendously changed our daily exposure to light and darkness and thus it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on the organism and, in particular, retinal function. ..
  16. Determinants of Endothelial Function in African American Hypertensives
    Elizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The outcome of this project is to identify potential genetic associations in the high risk hypertensive patients for early intervention and treatment. ..
  17. Photic and circadian regulation of retinal melatonin.
    Gianluca Tosini; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Modem life style has tremendously changed our daily exposure to light and darkness and thus it is important to understand the effect that such exposure may have on the organism and, in particular, retinal function. ..
  18. Research Centers in Minority Institutions Clinical Rese*
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Define the efficacy of chronic treatment with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors as a means to improve endothelial function in African-American hypertensives with baseline endothelial dysfunction and inducible myocardial ischemia. ..
  19. NATIONAL BLACK LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE ON CANCER II: NETWO
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A National Office will serve as the Coordinating Center for Regional and Coalition activities, with oversight provided by a Steering Committee of project leadership and cancer control experts. ..
  20. National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer III: Community Network
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., Morehouse School of Medicine/Southern; University of Illinois/Midwestern, Charles R...
  21. MSM RCMI CLINICAL RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The CRC at the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)( was the first major step in embarking the institution on fulfilling its mission of improving ..
  22. Fourth Annual Primary Care and Prevention Conference
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (PROVIDED BY APPLICANT): The Morehouse School of Medicine and its National Center for Primary Care propose the convening of the Fourth Annual Primary Care and Prevention Conference...
  23. Mu-3 Receptors and Regulation of Intraocular Pressure
    Juanita Dortch Carnes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Information obtained from this project could prove to be useful in the development of agents for the therapy of glaucoma. ..
  24. Trends in blood pressure in relation to obesity
    Rebecca Din Dzietham; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Research findings would lead to more refined mechanistic studies for ultimately better tailored interventions. ..
  25. INDUCTION OF PROTECTIVE IMMUNITY AGAINST CHLAMYDIA
    Francis O Eko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  26. MSM CLINICIAL FACULTY RESEARCH AND TRAINING PROGRAM
    George Rust; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this competitive renewal application, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) proposes to continue efforts to enhance its institutional infrastructure and the capability of ..
  27. Development and Differentiation in Reproductive Axis
    David Mann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The mission of the Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center (CRSRC) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is to develop a rich intellectual environment that will promote and strengthen the research capabilities of MSM ..
  28. Circadian organization in the aged rodent
    Alec Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. Development and Differentiation in Reproductive Axis
    David Mann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The mission of the proposed Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center (CRSRC) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is to develop a rich intellectual environment that will promote and strengthen the research capabilities of the MSM ..
  30. VACCINE EFFICACY IN CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE
    Thomas Adamkiewicz; Fiscal Year: 2006
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