Northwestern University

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Organization: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi What causes the death of dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease?
    D James Surmeier
    Department of Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Brain Res 183:59-77. 2010
  2. doi Women's lifelong exposure to neighborhood poverty and low birth weight: a population-based study
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:326-33. 2009
  3. doi Comparability of interview- and self-administration of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G) in English- and Spanish-speaking ambulatory cancer patients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Med Care 46:423-31. 2008
  4. ncbi Selecting salient frames for spatiotemporal video modeling and segmentation
    Xiaomu Song
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 16:3035-46. 2007
  5. ncbi Intervention study of exercise for depressive symptoms in women
    Lynette L Craft
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1499-509. 2007
  6. ncbi A randomized, comparative study of three doses of AZD0865 and esomeprazole for healing of reflux esophagitis
    Peter J Kahrilas
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1385-91. 2007
  7. ncbi Desmosomes: new perspectives on a classic
    Kathleen J Green
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2499-515. 2007
  8. ncbi Dark-blood MRI of the thoracic aorta with 3D diffusion-prepared steady-state free precession: initial clinical evaluation
    Ioannis Koktzoglou
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 448 E Ontario St, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:966-72. 2007
  9. ncbi A novel mathematical model of the sagittal spine: application to pedicle subtraction osteotomy for correction of fixed sagittal deformity
    Benson P Yang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 600 N McClurg Court, 4404A, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Spine J 8:359-66. 2008
  10. ncbi The BIAS map: behaviors from intergroup affect and stereotypes
    Amy J C Cuddy
    Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:631-48. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Vascular Medicine at Northwestern University
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Vitamin D Levels and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi What causes the death of dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease?
    D James Surmeier
    Department of Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Brain Res 183:59-77. 2010
    ....
  2. doi Women's lifelong exposure to neighborhood poverty and low birth weight: a population-based study
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:326-33. 2009
    ..To determine whether women's lifelong residential environment is associated with infant low birth weight...
  3. doi Comparability of interview- and self-administration of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G) in English- and Spanish-speaking ambulatory cancer patients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Med Care 46:423-31. 2008
    ..Flexibility is important in choosing methods and modes of questionnaire administration, to accommodate the needs of patients with diverse linguistic, cultural, educational, and functional skills...
  4. ncbi Selecting salient frames for spatiotemporal video modeling and segmentation
    Xiaomu Song
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 16:3035-46. 2007
    ..Experiments on real videos demonstrate the effectiveness and efficiency of the proposed method...
  5. ncbi Intervention study of exercise for depressive symptoms in women
    Lynette L Craft
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1499-509. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to (1) compare two exercise programs, varying in their degree of structure, on improvements in physical activity and (2) compare the two exercise interventions on depressive symptoms, body composition, and fitness...
  6. ncbi A randomized, comparative study of three doses of AZD0865 and esomeprazole for healing of reflux esophagitis
    Peter J Kahrilas
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1385-91. 2007
    ..AZD0865 belongs to a new class of acid-suppressing agents with rapid onset of action and potent acid inhibition. We evaluated its effectiveness for healing reflux esophagitis...
  7. ncbi Desmosomes: new perspectives on a classic
    Kathleen J Green
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2499-515. 2007
    ..Finally, we highlight the dynamic nature of these adhesive organelles, examining mechanisms in health and disease for modulating adhesive strength and stability of desmosomes...
  8. ncbi Dark-blood MRI of the thoracic aorta with 3D diffusion-prepared steady-state free precession: initial clinical evaluation
    Ioannis Koktzoglou
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 448 E Ontario St, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:966-72. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the performance of 3D diffusion-prepared balanced steady-state free precession (SSFP) imaging with that of 3D contrast-enhanced MR angiography in evaluation of the thoracic aorta...
  9. ncbi A novel mathematical model of the sagittal spine: application to pedicle subtraction osteotomy for correction of fixed sagittal deformity
    Benson P Yang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 600 N McClurg Court, 4404A, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Spine J 8:359-66. 2008
    ..The spine in fixed sagittal imbalance and the results of surgical correction have not been studied in a similar manner...
  10. ncbi The BIAS map: behaviors from intergroup affect and stereotypes
    Amy J C Cuddy
    Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:631-48. 2007
    ..Emotions predict behavioral tendencies more strongly than stereotypes do and usually mediate stereotype-to-behavioral-tendency links...
  11. ncbi MDCT diagnosis of appendicitis using only coronal reformations
    Vahid Yaghmai
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N Saint Clair Street, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Emerg Radiol 14:167-72. 2007
    ..Coronal reformations decreased the number of images reviewed by 19%. CT diagnosis of appendicitis based on the coronal images is accurate...
  12. pmc Brain edema in acute liver failure: can it be prevented? Can it be treated?
    Andres T Blei
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Hepatology, 303 E Chicago Avenue Searle 10 574, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hepatol 46:564-9. 2007
  13. ncbi Fluoxetine, smoking, and history of major depression: A randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:85-94. 2007
    ..3 times more likely to be smoking (p = .02). Further research is warranted to determine why high-dose fluoxetine produces continuing effects that oppose tobacco abstinence...
  14. ncbi The 53-kDa proteolytic product of precursor starch-hydrolyzing enzyme of Aspergillus niger has Taka-amylase-like activity
    K Ravi-Kumar
    Department of Food Microbiology, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore 570020, India
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74:1011-5. 2007
    ..oryzae. It resembled Taka-amylase in most of its properties and also hydrolyzed starch to maltose of alpha-anomeric configuration. However, it did not degrade maltotriose formed during the reaction and was not inhibited by zinc ions...
  15. doi Inhaled anesthesia: the original closed-loop drug administration paradigm
    D K Gupta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 84:15-8. 2008
    ..A less precise closed-loop system applies a processed electroencephalogram (EEG) to assess depth of anesthesia and enable accurate delivery of volatile and intravenous anesthetics to maintain a stable state of anesthesia...
  16. doi Modulation of a membrane lipid lamellar-nonlamellar phase transition by cationic lipids: a measure for transfection efficiency
    Boris G Tenchov
    Northwestern University, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1778:2405-12. 2008
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  17. doi Abnormal EMG-force slope estimates in the first dorsal interosseous of hemiparetic stroke survivors
    Nina L Suresh
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:3562-5. 2008
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  18. pmc Developmental origin of vaginal epithelium
    Takeshi Kurita
    Division of Reproductive Biology Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Lurie 7 117, 303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Differentiation 80:99-105. 2010
    ..In conclusion, adult mouse vaginal epithelium is derived solely from Müllerian duct epithelium...
  19. pmc Disruption of cutaneous feedback alters magnitude but not direction of muscle responses to postural perturbations in the decerebrate cat
    Claire F Honeycutt
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 203:765-71. 2010
    ..We found that loss of cutaneous feedback leads to a significant loss in background activity causing a smaller muscular response to horizontal perturbations. However, the directional properties of the muscular responses remained intact...
  20. doi Management of ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease
    Jason T Jacobson
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:255-63. 2010
    ..The approach to patients with VT and structural heart disease is multifaceted. Often, a combination of therapeutic techniques is required to obtain the best result...
  21. doi Transcriptional memory: staying in the loop
    Jason H Brickner
    Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Hogan 2100, 2205 Tech Drive, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Curr Biol 20:R20-1. 2010
    ..Two new papers show that gene looping can persist after genes are repressed, promoting rapid reactivation of transcription, a phenomenon known as transcriptional memory...
  22. pmc Improved network performance via antagonism: From synthetic rescues to multi-drug combinations
    Adilson E Motter
    Department of Physics and Astronomy and Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bioessays 32:236-45. 2010
    ..I specially discuss how rescue interactions can lead to the rational design of antagonistic drug combinations that select against resistance and how they can illuminate medical research on cancer, antibiotics, and metabolic diseases...
  23. doi Soleus H-reflex graded depression by contralateral hip afferent feedback in humans
    Vimal Stanislaus
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Brain Res 1310:77-86. 2010
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  24. doi Net external energy of the biologic and prosthetic ankle during gait initiation
    Andrew H Hansen
    Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Gait Posture 31:13-7. 2010
    ..The passive prosthetic ankle-foot systems tested were unable to put energy into the system during gait initiation...
  25. pmc Loneliness and cortisol: momentary, day-to-day, and trait associations
    Leah D Doane
    Cells to Society Center, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:430-41. 2010
    ..This study expanded on prior work by investigating and revealing three different time courses of association between loneliness and HPA axis activity in young adults: trait, daily and momentary...
  26. doi Musical experience promotes subcortical efficiency in processing emotional vocal sounds
    Dana L Strait
    Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:209-13. 2009
    ..This establishes a subcortical role in the auditory processing of emotional cues, providing the first biological evidence for musicians' enhanced perception of vocally expressed emotion...
  27. doi Respiratory syncytial virus and other respiratory viruses in the setting of bone marrow transplantation
    Michael G Ison
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:171-6. 2009
    ..Several epidemiologic studies have enhanced our understanding of the impact of respiratory viruses on bone marrow transplant recipients...
  28. doi Transplantation of high-risk donor organs: a survey of US solid organ transplant center practices as reported by transplant infectious diseases physicians
    Michael G Ison
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:866-73. 2009
    ..There is significant variability in the acceptance and management of ROHRD in the US. Most TID experts do not feel that the current PHS guidelines accurately define high-risk donors...
  29. doi Patient-reported most bothersome symptoms in OAB: post hoc analysis of data from a large, open-label trial of solifenacin
    Peter K Sand
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Evanston Continence Center, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:667-75. 2009
    ..In overactive bladder (OAB), subjects' most bothersome symptom (MBS) may influence treatment-related outcomes. We evaluated effects of solifenacin on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in subjects stratified by their MBS at baseline...
  30. doi Prevention of weight gain in adult patients with type 2 diabetes treated with pioglitazone
    Robert F Kushner
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1017-22. 2009
    ..This is the first prospective, randomized study that demonstrates the beneficial effect of participation in a comprehensive lifestyle-weight-management program on lessening of weight gain associated with pioglitazone...
  31. ncbi Tau nitration occurs at tyrosine 29 in the fibrillar lesions of Alzheimer's disease and other tauopathies
    Matthew R Reynolds
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 26:10636-45. 2006
    ..Collectively, our findings provide the first direct evidence that site-specific tau nitration is linked to the progression of the neurodegenerative tauopathies...
  32. ncbi Metrics in the science of surge
    Jonathan A Handler
    Microsoft Health Informatics, Redmond, WA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1173-8. 2006
    ..These consensus statements cover the future research needs, the infrastructure needs, and the data that are needed for a state-of-the-art approach to surge and surge capacity...
  33. ncbi Does fetal fibronectin use in the diagnosis of preterm labor affect physician behavior and health care costs? A randomized trial
    W A Grobman
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School and the Institute for Social Research and Health Policy Studies, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:235-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a knowledge of fetal fibronectin results affects patient treatment and health care costs...
  34. ncbi Argument structure and the child's contribution to language learning
    Jeffrey Lidz
    Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics, 2016 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:157-61. 2004
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  35. ncbi High-dose therapy and bone marrow transplantation in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
    Yu Oyama
    Division of Immunotherapy, Department of Medicine, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University 320 East Superior, Searle 3 489, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 17:1475-83, xi. 2003
    ..Allogeneic HSCT, in contrast, provides durable long-term remissions and is currently the only potentially curative therapy...
  36. pmc The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) Measurement System: properties, applications, and interpretation
    Kimberly Webster
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, United States
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:79. 2003
    ..Available scoring, normative data and information on meaningful change now allow one to interpret results in the context of a growing literature base...
  37. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy/Gynecologic Oncology Group-Neurotoxicity (Fact/GOG-Ntx) questionnaire for patients receiving systemic chemotherapy
    E A Calhoun
    Departments of Urology, Institute for Health Services and Health Policy Studies, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:741-8. 2003
    ..The FACT/GOG-Ntx is a reliable and valid instrument for assessing the impact of neuropathy on health-related quality of life. The Ntx subscale demonstrated sensitivity to meaningful clinical distinctions and change over time...
  38. ncbi Activation and suppression of the proinflammatory immune response by Vibrio cholerae toxins
    Karla J Fullner Satchell
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Morton 6 626, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Microbes Infect 5:1241-7. 2003
    ..In the absence of cholera toxin, other toxins induce inflammation, resulting in gastroenteritis. Thus, multiple toxins likely affect the safety of live attenuated vaccines...
  39. ncbi Aha! Insight experience correlates with solution activation in the right hemisphere
    Edward M Bowden
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208 2710, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:730-7. 2003
    ..We believe semantic activation in both hemispheres cooperatively contributes to problem solving, but weak solution activation that contributes to the Aha! experience is more likely to occur in the RH than in the LH...
  40. ncbi Body habitus does not influence spread of sensory blockade after the intrathecal injection of a hypobaric solution in term parturients
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Can J Anaesth 50:689-93. 2003
    ..To determine if the extent of sensory blockade after the intrathecal injection of hypobaric fentanyl (25 micro g) and bupicavaine (2.5 mg) in the sitting position in term parturients is influenced by body habitus...
  41. ncbi Hearing loss- and hearing aid-related stigma: perceptions of women with age-normal hearing
    Susan F Erler
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 3540, USA
    Am J Audiol 11:83-91. 2002
    ..Less stigma is associated with hearing aid use than hearing loss, suggesting a positive effect of hearing loss management. Implications for clinical practice and marketing of hearing instruments are discussed...
  42. ncbi Oropharyngeal swallow in younger and older women: videofluoroscopic analysis
    Jeri A Logemann
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:434-45. 2002
    ..Older women also exhibited an increased range of motion relative to the old men. This increase may indicate a compensation for aging effects not seen in older men...
  43. ncbi Identification of protein side chains near the membrane-aqueous interface: a site-directed spin labeling study of KcsA
    Adrian Gross
    Jules Stein Eye Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Biochemistry 41:1123-8. 2002
    ..The results indicate that residues near the interface can be identified on the basis of their high rates of collision with the headgroup region of the bilayer...
  44. ncbi A morphologically structured model for penicillin production
    Gulnur Birol
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois 60616, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 77:538-52. 2002
    ..The proposed model may be further used for developing control strategies and model order reduction algorithms...
  45. ncbi Melatonin promotes sleep-like state in zebrafish
    I V Zhdanova
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Brain Res 903:263-8. 2001
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  46. ncbi Role of intrathyroidal calcifications detected on ultrasound as a marker of malignancy
    Kristin A Seiberling
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, U S A
    Laryngoscope 114:1753-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of intrathyroidal calcifications detected on ultrasound as a risk factor for malignancy...
  47. ncbi Review article: gastro-oesophageal reflux disease as a functional gastrointestinal disorder
    P J Kahrilas
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Chicago, IL 60611 2951, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:50-5. 2004
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  48. ncbi Immersion in the virtual environment: the effect of a musical score on the video gaming experience
    Scott D Lipscomb
    Music Education and Music Technology Programs, School of Music, Northwestern University, 711 Elgin Road, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 23:337-43. 2004
    ..In addition, both gender and age level were shown to be significant factors for some, but not all, of the verbal scales. Details of the specific ways in which music affects the gaming experience are provided in the body of the paper...
  49. ncbi Clinical manifestations and pathogenesis of hydroxyapatite crystal deposition in juvenile dermatomyositis
    Lauren M Pachman
    Molecular and Cellular Pathobiology Program, The Children s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:236-43. 2006
    ..This paper discusses the influence of inflammation on the deposition of hydroxyapatite, with emphasis on the clinical and environmental factors that may facilitate the formation of calcific deposits in JDM...
  50. ncbi Naltrexone renders one-session exposure therapy less effective: a controlled pilot study
    Andrea T Kozak
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:142-52. 2007
    ..Results provide support for the endogenous opioid system as a potential underlying biological mechanism associated with behavioral changes during in vivo exposure...
  51. pmc Mastery learning of advanced cardiac life support skills by internal medicine residents using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:251-6. 2006
    ..Internal medicine residents must be competent in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for board certification...
  52. ncbi A higher dose requirement of tacrolimus in active Crohn's disease may be related to a high intestinal P-glycoprotein content
    Alan L Buchman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2312-5. 2005
    ..Elevated intestinal P-gp could have resulted in decreased tacrolimus absorption, thereby leading to decreased blood concentration and decreased efficacy in this patient. The cause and prevalence of this phenomenon are unknown...
  53. ncbi Introduction to acute heart failure syndromes
    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1G-4G. 2005
  54. ncbi Intraoperative pediatric blood transfusion therapy: a review of common issues. Part I: hematologic and physiologic differences from adults; metabolic and infectious risks
    Sandra L Barcelona
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:716-26. 2005
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  55. ncbi Characteristics of salivary profiles of oestradiol and progesterone in premenopausal women
    Robert T Chatterton
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Endocrinol 186:77-84. 2005
    ..In addition, it emphasizes the importance of sampling at multiple time points when examining the relationship between hormones and risk...
  56. ncbi Transmission electron microscopy characterization of macromolecular domain cavities and microstructure of single-crystal calcite tooth plates of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus
    J S Robach
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    J Struct Biol 151:18-29. 2005
    ..The electron beam decomposed a substance within cavities and this suggests that these cavities are filled with a hydrated organic phase...
  57. ncbi Hyperglycemia: its imminent effects on mammalian nephrogenesis
    Yashpal S Kanwar
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:858-66. 2005
    ..The latter findings suggest that disruption of epithelial:mesenchymal interactions may be the major event responsible for the metanephric dysmorphogenesis induced by high glucose ambience...
  58. ncbi Endomyocardial fibrosis and intracardiac thrombus occurring in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
    Giovanni C Salanitri
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 448 E Ontario St, Ste 300, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1432-3. 2005
  59. ncbi Catheter-directed MR angiography and cross-sectional imaging for the assessment of renal artery stenosis
    Reed A Omary
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern University, Suite 700, 448 East Ontario Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:255-60. 2005
    ..In a swine model, the hypothesis was tested that the combination of 2D IA GRE and 2D cross-sectional steady-state free precession (SSFP) imaging improves assessment of renal artery stenosis (RAS) compared with 3D IA GRE imaging alone...
  60. ncbi The pituitary mass: diagnosis and management
    Susan Sam
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 6:55-62. 2005
  61. ncbi Ferruginous bodies on frozen section
    David M Weinrach
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg 7 325, 251 E Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:266. 2005
  62. ncbi Peroxisomal beta-oxidation and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha: an adaptive metabolic system
    J K Reddy
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:193-230. 2001
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Research Grants62

  1. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  2. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Vascular Medicine at Northwestern University
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM) has a strong history of national leadership within vascular ..
  4. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  5. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  7. Vitamin D Levels and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current study will establish whether low baseline vitamin D levels are associated with greater functional limitation and faster functional decline compared to higher vitamin D levels in persons with PAD. ..
  8. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  9. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
  10. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  11. Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings may help clinicians identify patients who are at particularly high-risk for an impending heart attack. Results are also expected to elucidate specific triggers of acute coronary events. ..
  12. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  13. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  14. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. ITEM BANKING AND CAT FOR QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES
    David Cella; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  16. ITEM BANKING AND CAT FOR QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES
    David Cella; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also monitor treatment/management changes, and evaluate acceptability of computer assessments and the perceived benefits of the recommendations. ..
  17. NIH PROMIS Statistical Coordinating Center(RMI)
    David Cella; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This collaborative effort will ensure the success of the PROMIS initiative. ..
  18. Enhanced Spanish Drug Label Design to Promote Patient Understanding and Use
    Michael S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings gathered will inform anticipated next steps for a dissemination strategy. ..
  19. Health Literacy and Cognitive Function among Older Adults
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Exploratory analyses will also evaluate the efficacy of design strategies to improve health information materials. ..
  20. Health Literacy and Cognitive Function among Older Adults
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Exploratory analyses will also evaluate the efficacy of design strategies to improve health information materials. ..