Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Organization: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Preparing underemployed Latino U.S. nurses through the Mexico NCLEX-RN Success Program
    Josefina Lujan
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    J Nurs Educ 49:704-7. 2010
  2. ncbi Lumbosacral epiduroscopy complicated by intravascular injection
    James E Heavner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:347-50. 2007
  3. ncbi Comparing pain reduction following kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures
    J Brian Gill
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Pain Physician 10:583-90. 2007
  4. ncbi Extracellular quality control in the epididymis
    Gail A Cornwall
    Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Asian J Androl 9:500-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Health behaviors of low-income pregnant minority women
    Christine Esperat
    School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:284-300. 2007
  6. ncbi The multiple faces of glucagon-like peptide-1--obesity, appetite, and stress: what is next? A review
    Eldo E Frezza
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, MOP Building, Suite 380, 3502 9th Street, Lubbock, TX 79145, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:643-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Short-term supplementation of COX-2 inhibitor suppresses bone turnover in gonad-intact middle-aged male rats
    Chwan Li Shen
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 79430 9790, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 24:461-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Avoiding embezzlement in the bariatric practice office
    Eldo E Frezza
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79415, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1397-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Interdependency of pharmacokinetic parameters: a chicken-and-egg problem? Not!
    Reza Mehvar
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 9:113-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in a child with Crohn disease
    Jeffrey W Oliver
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430 8115, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 167:70-3. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Preparing underemployed Latino U.S. nurses through the Mexico NCLEX-RN Success Program
    Josefina Lujan
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    J Nurs Educ 49:704-7. 2010
    ..Lessons learned from the program are discussed...
  2. ncbi Lumbosacral epiduroscopy complicated by intravascular injection
    James E Heavner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:347-50. 2007
  3. ncbi Comparing pain reduction following kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures
    J Brian Gill
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Pain Physician 10:583-90. 2007
    ..Although there is abundant support in the literature for both procedures, there remains debate over which procedure can most successfully reduce patients' perception of pain...
  4. ncbi Extracellular quality control in the epididymis
    Gail A Cornwall
    Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Asian J Androl 9:500-7. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Health behaviors of low-income pregnant minority women
    Christine Esperat
    School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:284-300. 2007
    ..Designing programs that would motivate early involvement of low-income pregnant minority women in health care should be a top priority for professionals in maternity practice...
  6. ncbi The multiple faces of glucagon-like peptide-1--obesity, appetite, and stress: what is next? A review
    Eldo E Frezza
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, MOP Building, Suite 380, 3502 9th Street, Lubbock, TX 79145, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:643-9. 2007
    ..A receptor agonist, exendin-4, with a longer biological half-life than GLP-1, has been tried. Subcutaneous injection of exendin-4 or continuous IV injection of GLP-1 warrants further research and investigation...
  7. ncbi Short-term supplementation of COX-2 inhibitor suppresses bone turnover in gonad-intact middle-aged male rats
    Chwan Li Shen
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 79430 9790, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 24:461-6. 2006
    ..Such action was through modulating local factors and systemic hormones...
  8. ncbi Avoiding embezzlement in the bariatric practice office
    Eldo E Frezza
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79415, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1397-8. 2006
    ..Because multiple charges are common in bariatric clinics, they are especially at risk for this problem. In this article, we discuss internal control measures to avoid embezzlement...
  9. ncbi Interdependency of pharmacokinetic parameters: a chicken-and-egg problem? Not!
    Reza Mehvar
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 9:113-8. 2006
    ..It is concluded that there is no dilemma in interdependency of the PK parameters, and the relationships among the PK parameters and between PK and physiological parameters are clear...
  10. ncbi Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in a child with Crohn disease
    Jeffrey W Oliver
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430 8115, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 167:70-3. 2006
    ..The aggressive disease course emphasizes the need for proper recognition and further study of this unusual complication...
  11. ncbi Effects of stretch shortening cycle exercise fatigue on stress fracture injury risk during landing
    C Roger James
    Center for Rehabilitation Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430 6223, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:1-13. 2006
    ..Participants landed with (a) less joint flexion at contact and used a greater range of motion, (b) greater GRF peaks and loading rates, and (c) less EMG activity. These changes were consistent with greater risk of stress fracture...
  12. ncbi State-level variations in income-related inequality in health and health achievement in the US
    Ke Tom Xu
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:457-64. 2006
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  13. ncbi A proposed canine model of laparoscopic nonanatomic liver resection
    Eldo Ermenegildo Frezza
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, MOP Building Suite 380, 3502 9th Street, Lubbock, TX 79415, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:15-20. 2006
    ..An animal model would be of great use to establish the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic hepatectomy...
  14. ncbi Excitation of medullary respiratory neurons in REM sleep
    John M Orem
    Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Lubbock, TX 79430 6551, USA
    Sleep 28:801-7. 2005
    ..To study tonic inputs to medullary respiratory neurons during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep...
  15. ncbi Time requirements for implementation of the course facilitator role
    Alyce S Ashcraft
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Lubbock, Texas 79430 6264, USA
    J Nurs Educ 46:334-8. 2007
    ..Although the results of this study are not generalizable, the findings represent formal assessment of a critical component of the faculty role and suggest the need for further investigation into the demands placed on nursing faculty...
  16. ncbi Correlates of intent to seek unnecessary pap tests among elderly women
    Yan Zhang
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:351-9. 2007
    ..g. intact cervix) and subjective factors (e.g. patients' Pap-smear related beliefs/attitudes) as correlates of elderly women's intention to have a Pap smear...
  17. doi A piece of my mind. Rediscovery
    Rey P Vivo
    JAMA 299:1753-4. 2008
  18. doi MicroRNA cloning from cells of the immune system
    Haoquan Wu
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Center of Excellence in Infectious Disease Research, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 667:67-77. 2010
    ..The small RNAs cloned with this protocol will have a 5'-PO(4) and 3'-OH group, typical features of miRNAs, so majority of the cloned small RNAs will be miRNAs...
  19. doi Insulin glargine and cancer risk: an opinion statement of the Endocrine and Metabolism Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy
    Krystal L Edwards
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 30:955-65. 2010
    ..Until more substantial data are available, however, neither the choice of initial insulin therapy nor insulin maintenance regimens should be influenced by the current information linking insulin glargine to cancer...
  20. doi A case study of the Scaffolding Clinical Practicum Model: is it culturally competent for Hispanic nursing students?
    Josefina Lujan
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
    J Nurs Educ 49:394-7. 2010
    ..The metaparadigms are described and specific examples are offered about how the Model promotes application of the metaparadigms to accomplish cultural competence for Hispanic students. Recommendations for educators are also presented...
  21. doi Factors affecting the completion of intraperitoneal chemotherapy in women with ovarian cancer
    William R Robinson
    1400 Coulter St, Texas Tech University Health Science Center Amarillo, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:70-4. 2010
    ..This report quantifies and analyzes the reasons why patients discontinue therapy before completion and discusses strategies for improvement...
  22. doi Novel swine-origin (S-OIV) H1N1 influenza A pneumonia in a lung transplant patient: a case report and review of the literature on performance characteristics of rapid screening tests for the S-OIV
    Rishi Raj
    Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430 9410, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:506-8. 2009
    ..The published literature on the performance characteristics of rapid screening tests for S-OIV is reviewed in this clinical context...
  23. doi Multiple imputation for missing laboratory data: an example from infectious disease epidemiology
    Zuber D Mulla
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4800 Alberta Ave, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:908-14. 2009
    ..To present multiple imputation (MI) as an appropriate method to address missing values for a laboratory parameter (serum albumin) in an epidemiologic study...
  24. doi The changing profile of patients who used emergency department services in the United States: 1996 to 2005
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430 8143, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:805-810.e1-7. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to identify raw and population-adjusted time trends for demographic characteristics, socioeconomic characteristics, access to care, utilization of care, and general health of ED users and heavy ED users...
  25. doi Health insurance and the development of diabetic complications
    Nina E Flavin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    South Med J 102:805-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if there is an association between health insurance status and the outcome of complications among a group of diabetic patients admitted to a teaching hospital on the Texas-Mexico border...
  26. ncbi Epistemology and uncertainty in primary care: an exploratory study
    Lance Evans
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430 8143, USA
    Fam Med 41:319-26. 2009
    ..In this study, we explored the relationship between primary care physicians' stress reactions to uncertainty and the conceptual resource of epistemology...
  27. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in Alzheimer's disease
    Sid E O'Bryant
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Department of Neurology, 3601 4th St STOP 8321, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 17:337-41. 2009
    ..It is likely that the most accurate approach to identifying biomarkers of AD will be through an algorithmic approach that combines multiple markers reflective of various pathways...
  28. pmc AAPS-FIP summary workshop report: Pharmacogenetics in individualized medicine: methods, regulatory, and clinical applications
    Majid Moridani
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    AAPS J 11:214-6. 2009
    ..By targeting the AAPS audience, this workshop was one step among many steps that AAPS-FIP is intending to take towards removing the barriers to widespread uptake of pharmacogenetics in drug discovery and clinical practice...
  29. ncbi Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage as an initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mateo Porres-Aguilar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1485-7. 2008
    ..It is important to keep in mind that lupus patients can present initially with this lethal pulmonary complication. Early identification and initiation of therapy are crucial in order to affect survival of these patients...
  30. doi Sperm protein 17 is a suitable target for adoptive T-cell-based immunotherapy in human ovarian cancer
    Maurizio Chiriva-Internati
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430 6591, USA
    J Immunother 31:693-703. 2008
    ..In addition, we observed no evidence of autoimmunity after histologic examination of the tissue sections adding to the safety profile of our approach...
  31. ncbi Practical considerations for the use of IGIV therapy: introduction
    Sachin Shah
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and Hematology Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:S3-4. 2005
  32. ncbi Efficacy of chlorine dioxide as a gas and in solution in the inactivation of two trichothecene mycotoxins
    S C Wilson
    Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Int J Toxicol 24:181-6. 2005
    ..These data show that ClO2 (in solution) can be effective for detoxification of roridin A or verrucarin A at selected concentrations and exposure times...
  33. ncbi Therapy with macrolides in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Allyson S Gaylor
    Department Pharmacy Practice Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:227-39. 2002
    ..Macrolide antibiotics are generally safe and well tolerated and may prove to be effective in patients with cystic fibrosis...
  34. ncbi Characteristics and mechanisms of azithromycin accumulation and efflux in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes
    W L Hand
    Departments of Research Development and Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 18:419-25. 2001
    ..Active concentration and prolonged retention of azithromycin by phagocytic cells should allow delivery and subsequent release of accumulated drug at sites of infection...
  35. ncbi Adrenal hemorrhage in a pediatric burn patient
    S A Deeb
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430 0001, USA
    Burns 27:658-61. 2001
    ..This early intervention may be the key to improved survival of the burn patient with a sudden unexplained deterioration resistant to well established resuscitation methods...
  36. ncbi Prepharmacy predictors of success in pharmacy school: grade point averages, pharmacy college admissions test, communication abilities, and critical thinking skills
    D D Allen
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences, Center Amarillo, 79106 1712, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:842-9. 2001
    ..Further study is needed to confirm this finding and determine which PCAT components predict critical thinking abilities...
  37. ncbi Uteroglobin gene transcription: what's the RUSH?
    B S Chilton
    Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 923:166-80. 2000
    ..The physical association of RFBP with transcriptionally active chromatin supports the speculation that RFBP targets RUSH transcription factors to the active uteroglobin promoter...
  38. ncbi Phenotypic expression of the systemic toxicity of cocaine in genetically epilepsy-prone rats
    B Shi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 362:402-5. 2000
    ..Local anesthetic-induced seizures and acoustically-evoked seizures apparently have different underlying mechanisms...
  39. ncbi Simultaneous analysis of methylprednisolone, methylprednisolone succinate, and endogenous corticosterone in rat plasma
    R Mehvar
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Anmarillo 79106, USA
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 22:1015-22. 2000
    ..The application of the assay was demonstrated after the injection of a single 5 mg kg-1 (MP equivalent) dose of MPS or a macromolecular prodrug of MP to rats...
  40. ncbi Evaluation of poly(acrylic acid-co-ethylhexyl acrylate) films for mucoadhesive transbuccal drug delivery: factors affecting the force of mucoadhesion
    A H Shojaei
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    J Control Release 67:223-32. 2000
    ..Crosshead speed increased mucoadhesive force linearly and had a more pronounced effect on the mucoadhesive performance than time of contact between the adhesive and the substrate...
  41. ncbi 5-hydroxytryptamine interaction with the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    M P Blanton
    Department of Pharmacology, Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 389:155-63. 2000
    ..61+/-0.07 mM). Collectively, these results indicate that 5-HT interacts weakly with the agonist recognition site and inhibits receptor function noncompetitively by binding to the acetylcholine receptor channel...
  42. ncbi United States Medical Licensure Examination step 1 scores and obstetrics-gynecology clerkship final examination
    T D Myles
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:1049-51. 1999
    ..To determine if scores from first attempts at the United States Medical Licensure Examination step 1 correlated with obstetrics-gynecology examination scores and identified students at risk of failure...
  43. ncbi Mutation of putative phosphorylation sites in the 5-hydroxytryptamine3 receptor does not eliminate its modulation by ethanol
    T K Machu
    Department of Pharmacology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:12-7. 1999
    ..These results suggest that ethanol enhancement of the 5-HT3 receptor function does not require receptor phosphorylation...
  44. ncbi Statistical methodology: V. Time series analysis using autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models
    B K Nelson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:739-44. 1998
    ..Such data sets may be analyzed by time series methodologies such as autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) modeling. This method is demonstrated by an example from a public policy intervention...
  45. pmc Cell wall and secreted proteins of Candida albicans: identification, function, and expression
    W L Chaffin
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 62:130-80. 1998
    ..Finally, surface mannoproteins are strong immunogens that trigger and modulate the host immune response during candidiasis...
  46. ncbi Polycystic ovarian syndrome and insulin resistance in white and Mexican American women: a comparison of two distinct populations
    Robert P Kauffman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas Tech University Health Science Center at Amarillo, 79106, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1362-9. 2002
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  47. ncbi Thrombolytic fibrin specificity influences activated partial thromboplastin time prolongation in vitro
    J P Tsikouris
    Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 13:725-31. 2002
    ..The present investigation illustrates that an agent with maximal fibrin specificity (TNK) has minimal effect on the aPTT, while agents with less fibrin specificity are more likely to prolong the aPTT, with and without UFH present...
  48. ncbi Choice of and overall satisfaction with pharmacies among a community-dwelling elderly population
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Room 1C165, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Med Care 40:1283-93. 2002
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  49. ncbi Characterization of protective immunity induced against Schistosoma mansoni via DNA priming with the large subunit of calpain (Sm-p80) in the presence of genetic adjuvants
    A A Siddiqui
    Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
    Parasite 12:3-8. 2005
    ..However, the elevated IL-4 production was inversely correlated to Sm-p80-induced splenocyte proliferation or the protection. These results show again that protective immune response induced by Sm-p80 is of Th-1 type...
  50. ncbi Retrospective review of modafinil use for cerebral palsy
    Daniel L Hurst
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:948-51. 2004
    A retrospective review was undertaken at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center regarding the use of modafinil for the treatment of spasticity associated with cerebral palsy...
  51. ncbi Drug identification: a survey of poison control centers
    Jeanie E Jaramillo
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University HSC, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 42:371-81. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine current practices and opinions of poison center staff and directors regarding drug identification (ID) calls...
  52. ncbi Evolution of interventional techniques
    P Prithvi Raj
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
    Agri 16:25-34. 2004
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  53. ncbi Parents' reports of children's medical care access: are there Mexican-American versus non-Hispanic white disparities?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Med Care 42:884-92. 2004
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  54. ncbi Hepatic disposition of cyclosporine A in isolated perfused rat livers
    Reza Mehvar
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 7:47-54. 2004
    ..To develop an isolated perfused rat liver model to study the hepatic disposition of cyclosporine A (CyA) in both sexes...
  55. ncbi Resection and radiofrequency ablation of multiple liver adenomas secondary to anti-conceptive pills
    Luis Hashimoto
    Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University, El Paso, TX, USA
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:837-8. 2004
    ..The other two were small, located deep in the right lobe, and treated with radiofrequency ablation. Currently, the patient is asymptomatic and her alkaline phosphatase has returned to normal levels...
  56. ncbi Ethnic differences in parents' perception of participatory decision-making style of their children's physicians
    K Tom Xu
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Med Care 42:328-35. 2004
    ....
  57. pmc Medical care usage and self-rated mental health
    James E Rohrer
    Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:3. 2004
    ..Self-rated mental health has been the focus of attention less often. The purpose of this project was to investigate the relationship between use of medical care and poor mental health in an elderly population...
  58. ncbi Neurofibroma involving the caruncle
    Kenn A Freedman
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:294-5. 2004
  59. ncbi Phyllodes tumor of borderline malignancy: a 7-year follow-up
    T Tomita
    Division of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Breast J 9:333-4. 2003
  60. ncbi Pharmacologic management by clinical pharmacists of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in nursing home residents: results from a pilot study
    Carlos H Rojas-Fernandez
    School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas 79106 1712, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:217-21. 2003
    ..The service was well received by the facility staff and primary care providers. These preliminary results suggest that pharmacists can play an important role in the pharmacotherapy of BPSD with positive clinical outcomes...
  61. ncbi Adverse reaction to a dietary supplement in an elderly patient
    Rebecca B Sleeper
    Pharmacy Practice, Geriatrics, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430 8162, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:83-6. 2003
    ..To describe the case of an elderly patient who experienced hepatic enzyme elevations and symptoms of hepatitis associated with the administration of a dietary supplement...
  62. ncbi Use of patient education and monitoring software in community pharmacies
    L G Miller
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo 79106, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) . 1997
    ..To determine the level of use of health education and monitoring software programs in independent community pharmacies in rural locales...

Research Grants62

  1. GTP and Tai Chi for Bone Health: a Pilot Study
    Chwan Li Shen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Significance: The study will result in a new alternative rehabilitation treatment with proven anti-osteoporotic benefits for postmenopausal women with low bone mass. ..
  2. Local Immunosuppression for Liver Transplantation
    Reza Mehvar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies are significant because they will eventually lead to a substantial reduction in morbidity and mortality associated with the current immunosuppressive protocols used in liver transplantation. ..
  3. REGULATION OF MACROPHAGE INOS EXPRESSION
    Ming hai Wang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Second it will facilitate understanding of the role of MSP in regulating macrophage activities in inflammation. Further, this work may lead to novel approaches for decreasing tissue destruction in inflammation. ..
  4. THE CRES GENE IN REPRODUCTION
    Gail Cornwall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. RACIAL/ETHNIC DIFFERENCES AND THE ECONOMIC OF CAM USE
    Ke Xu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. The RON Receptor in the Invasive Growth of Colon Cancers
    Ming hai Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Further, this work may lead to novel approaches for decreasing the metastasis of colon cancers in vivo. ..
  7. Protein Amyloidogenesis in the Epididymis: Mechanisms and Biological Significance
    Gail Cornwall; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  8. The RON Receptor in the Invasive Growth of Colon Cancer
    Ming hai Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is believed that such studies will help to determine mechanisms underlying colon cancer metastasis, to identify novel metastatic markers for early diagnosis, and to develop new drugs to treat patients with metastatic colon cancer. ..
  9. Protein Amyloidogenesis in the Epididymis: Mechanisms and Biological Significance
    Gail Cornwall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Protein Amyloidogenesis in the Epididymis: Mechanisms and Biological Significance
    Gail Cornwall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. The RON Receptor in the Invasive Growth of Colon Cancer
    Ming hai Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is believed that such studies will help to determine mechanisms underlying colon cancer metastasis, to identify novel metastatic markers for early diagnosis, and to develop new drugs to treat patients with metastatic colon cancer. ..
  12. THE CRES GENE IN REPRODUCTION
    Gail Cornwall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Also, the newly purchased mass spec will enable on site protein analysis for the studies described above. In short, the environment at TTUHSC is exceptional and will fully support my proposed studies. ..
  13. Gut to Brain Pathways for Infection-Induced Anxiety
    Mark Lyte; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. A tyrosinase-targeted drug design for the treatment of melanoma
    Majid Moridani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this work we will be developing novel phenol based drugs for treatment of melanoma. ..
  15. COX2-Regulated Testosterone Biosynthesis in Male Aging
    XingJia Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Protein Kinase C Modulation of NMDAR Ethanol Sensitivity
    ROSEANNA POPP; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus, facilitating the future design of novel therapeutic strategies to be used in the treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse...
  17. NEUROENDOCRINE MEDIATION OF E. COLI 0157:H7 INFECTION
    Mark Lyte; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The demonstration of direct neuroendocrine-bacterial interaction as a mechanism in the pathogenesis of E. coli O157:H7 infection may yield new treatments for both the prevention and treatment of hemorrhagic colitis. ..
  18. Experimental Molecular Vaccines for Schistosomiasis
    Afzal Siddiqui; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such a vaccine would greatly reduce the need for logistically difficult and expensive drug-based programs and will save millions of lives. ..
  19. MITOCHONDRIAL PROTEINS AND LEYDIG CELL STEROIDOGENESIS
    Douglas M Stocco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. MITOCHONDRIAL PROTEINS AND LEYDIG CELL STEROIDOGENESIS
    DOUGLAS STOCCO; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  21. REGULATION OF REPRODUCTIVE PROCESSES
    DOUGLAS STOCCO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and awareness of students and faculty throughout the Texas Tech University (TTU) and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in research related to reproductive biology...
  22. Experimental Molecular Vaccines for Schistosomiasis
    Afzal A Siddiqui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such a vaccine would greatly reduce the need for logistically difficult and expensive drug-based programs and will save millions of lives. ..