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  1. pmc Robust surface reconstruction via Laplace-Beltrami eigen-projection and boundary deformation
    Yonggang Shi
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 29:2009-22. 2010
  2. ncbi From generic to gender-responsive treatment: changes in social policies, treatment services, and outcomes of women in substance abuse treatment
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2008
  3. doi Extra-gonadal collateral supply to uterine leiomyomata: a case report
    Bruce McLucas
    University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:103-5. 2009
  4. pmc Semi-automated method for delineation of landmarks on models of the cerebral cortex
    David W Shattuck
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 178:385-92. 2009
  5. doi Voting with your feet: Payoff biased migration and the evolution of group beneficial behavior
    Robert Boyd
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Theor Biol 257:331-9. 2009
  6. pmc Schwannoma of the tongue: two case reports and review of the literature
    Marc Cohen
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1823-9. 2009
  7. doi Endovascular management of central thoracic veno-occlusive diseases in hemodialysis patients: a single institutional experience in 69 consecutive patients
    Kambiz Nael
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7206, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:46-51. 2009
  8. pmc Children's delayed development and behavior problems: impact on mothers' perceived physical health across early childhood
    Abbey Severance Eisenhower
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90091 1580, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:89-99. 2009
  9. doi The US health care system: Part 1: Our current system
    M R Nuwer
    UCLA Department of Neurology, Reed Neurological Research Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, Room 1 190, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 71:1907-13. 2008
  10. ncbi Depression, diabetes and metabolic-nutritional factors in elderly Hispanics
    L J Fitten
    Alzheimer Disease Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:634-40. 2008

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  1. pmc Robust surface reconstruction via Laplace-Beltrami eigen-projection and boundary deformation
    Yonggang Shi
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 29:2009-22. 2010
    ..We also successfully validate our method on a large data set of more than 900 hippocampal masks and demonstrate that the reconstructed surfaces retain volume information accurately...
  2. ncbi From generic to gender-responsive treatment: changes in social policies, treatment services, and outcomes of women in substance abuse treatment
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2008
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  3. doi Extra-gonadal collateral supply to uterine leiomyomata: a case report
    Bruce McLucas
    University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:103-5. 2009
    ..The aberrant vessel was selectively embolized during a follow-up procedure, which produced successful anatomical and clinical results...
  4. pmc Semi-automated method for delineation of landmarks on models of the cerebral cortex
    David W Shattuck
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 178:385-92. 2009
    ..Our new method was shown to be faster to use, to provide reduced inter-rater variability, and to provide results that were at least as accurate as those produced using Display...
  5. doi Voting with your feet: Payoff biased migration and the evolution of group beneficial behavior
    Robert Boyd
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Theor Biol 257:331-9. 2009
    ..When migration predominates, outcomes depend both on the relative attractiveness of alternative variants and on the initial sizes of societies that provide and receive immigrants...
  6. pmc Schwannoma of the tongue: two case reports and review of the literature
    Marc Cohen
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1823-9. 2009
    ..Transoral resection allows for removal of this tumor in a manner that precludes recurrence, avoids causing morbidity of tongue function, and remains the standard approach for the treatment of the vast majority of these tumors...
  7. doi Endovascular management of central thoracic veno-occlusive diseases in hemodialysis patients: a single institutional experience in 69 consecutive patients
    Kambiz Nael
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7206, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:46-51. 2009
    ..To assess the functional status and long-term outcomes of endovascular management for the treatment of central veno-occlusive disease in patients undergoing hemodialysis...
  8. pmc Children's delayed development and behavior problems: impact on mothers' perceived physical health across early childhood
    Abbey Severance Eisenhower
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90091 1580, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:89-99. 2009
    ..Further research should examine the behavioral and biological pathways by which these child-related stressors influence mothers' physical health...
  9. doi The US health care system: Part 1: Our current system
    M R Nuwer
    UCLA Department of Neurology, Reed Neurological Research Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, Room 1 190, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 71:1907-13. 2008
    ..This first article on the US health care system identifies problems and proposes solutions, many of which are championed by the American Academy of Neurology through its legislative and regulatory committees...
  10. ncbi Depression, diabetes and metabolic-nutritional factors in elderly Hispanics
    L J Fitten
    Alzheimer Disease Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:634-40. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of depression to metabolic and nutritional risk factors in older Hispanics...
  11. pmc Reactive oxygen species special feature
    Joan Selverstone Valentine
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1569, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8178. 2008
  12. doi Calcification of the internal elastic lamina of coronary arteries
    Robert G Micheletti
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:1019-28. 2008
    ..Internal elastic lamina calcification may result from premature aging due to HIV disease and chronic illness or from metabolic disorders in HIV+ patients...
  13. pmc Modeling attitude towards drug treament: the role of internal motivation, external pressure, and dramatic relief
    Bradley T Conner
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, 1640 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:150-8. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that interventions to get individuals into drug treatment should include processes that promote Dramatic Relief. Implications for addictions health services are discussed...
  14. doi Morbidity and mortality associated with chronic intestinal failure
    Douglas G Farmer
    Department of Surgery and Intestinal Transplant Program, Dumont UCLA Transplant Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Transplantation 85:1385-6. 2008
  15. doi Dissecting molecular mechanisms in the living brain of dementia patients
    Jorge R Barrio
    Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Acc Chem Res 42:842-50. 2009
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  16. ncbi Comparing process- and outcome-oriented approaches to voluntary incident reporting in two hospitals
    Teryl K Nuckols
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:139-45. 2009
    ..These approaches were compared in an analysis of 2,228 paper incident reports for 16,575 randomly selected inpatients at an academic hospital and a community hospital in the United States in 2001...
  17. pmc A test of the social cohesion hypothesis: interactive female marmots remain at home
    Daniel T Blumstein
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 621 Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3007-12. 2009
    ..This is the first strong support for the social cohesion hypothesis and suggests that the specific nature of social relationships, not simply the number of affiliative relationships, may influence the propensity to disperse...
  18. pmc How long do endoprosthetic reconstructions for proximal femoral tumors last?
    Nicholas M Bernthal
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2867-74. 2010
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  19. doi A proof of concept trial of an online psychoeducational program for relatives of both veterans and civilians living with schizophrenia
    Shirley M Glynn
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 33:278-87. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluate the feasibility of an online multifamily group program for relatives of persons with schizophrenia that can be accessed from participants' homes...
  20. pmc Critical Race Theory, race equity, and public health: toward antiracism praxis
    Chandra L Ford
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S30-5. 2010
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  21. pmc 3D comparison of low, intermediate, and advanced hippocampal atrophy in MCI
    Liana G Apostolova
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, CA, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:786-97. 2010
    ..Greater CA1 and subicular atrophy can be demonstrated early and is predictive of future conversion to AD, whereas CA2-3 involvement becomes more evident as the disease progresses...
  22. doi Intensity of transplant chronic rejection correlates with level of graft-infiltrating regulatory cells
    Natalya V Semiletova
    Department of Surgery, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:335-41. 2010
    ..We used 40-mer peptides derived from the donor MHC Class I alpha1 helix of the alpha1-domain to make recipients tolerant...
  23. pmc Paternal support and preterm birth, and the moderation of effects of chronic stress: a study in Los Angeles county mothers
    Jo Kay C Ghosh
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Dr South, CHS 71 254, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:327-38. 2010
    ..15 [95%CI 0.92, 5.03]), but women with greater support had no increased risk with moderate-to-high chronic stress (OR 1.13 [95%CI 0.94, 1.35]). Paternal support may moderate the effects of chronic stress on the risk of preterm delivery...
  24. doi Spatial updating in the great grand canonical ensemble
    G Orkoulas
    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Chem Phys 131:161106. 2009
    ..The method is tested on a system of hard spheres and the transition from the fluid to a face-centered cubic crystal is located with high precision...
  25. ncbi Subtidal benthic heterogeneity: flow environment modification and impacts on marine algal community structure and morphology
    Graham A Ferrier
    Department of Biology, California State University Northridge, California 91330 8303, USA
    Biol Bull 217:115-29. 2009
    ..We conclude that algal cover and morphology is affected by the alteration in flow around both protruding bodies and crevices when compared to unobstructed sites...
  26. doi Improving reproductive health knowledge in rural China--a web-based strategy
    Songyuan Tang
    Institute for Health Studies, Kunming Medical College, Yunnan, China
    J Health Commun 14:690-714. 2009
    ..Moreover, the knowledge was diffused from the primary population of village doctors, family planning workers, women's cadres, and teachers to the secondary population of villagers and students...
  27. pmc The association of smoking and alcohol use with age-related macular degeneration in the oldest old: the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures
    Anne L Coleman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:160-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the association of smoking and alcohol in a population of older women...
  28. pmc Spemann's organizer and the self-regulation of embryonic fields
    E M De Robertis
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1662, USA
    Mech Dev 126:925-41. 2009
    ..This remarkable dorsal-ventral positional information network has been conserved in evolution and is ancestral to all bilateral animals...
  29. doi Epithelial debridement and Bowman's layer polishing for visually significant epithelial irregularity and recurrent corneal erosions
    Anthony J Aldave
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, The David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Cornea 28:1085-90. 2009
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  30. pmc Genome beginnings: rooting the tree of life
    James A Lake
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2177-85. 2009
    ..The new root also implies that the last common ancestor was not hyperthermophilic, although moderate thermophily cannot be excluded...
  31. doi Can pediatric steroid-free renal transplantation improve growth and metabolic complications?
    Nihar Bhakta
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, 650 Charles Young Drive, A2383 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:854-61. 2008
    ..At one yr post-transplant, steroid-free immunosuppression with tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and daclizumab provides outcomes that are equivalent or superior to those in contemporaneous control patients receiving steroids...
  32. pmc To cross or not to cross: alternatively spliced forms of the Robo3 receptor regulate discrete steps in axonal midline crossing
    Douglas L Black
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, MacDonald Research Laboratories, 675 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuron 58:297-8. 2008
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  33. ncbi EEG and vagal tone degradation during nocturnal sleep in abstinent alcohol dependence
    Edwin M Valladares
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Sleep Med 8:284-5. 2007
  34. ncbi Contributions of genetics to our understanding of inherited monogenic retinal diseases and age-related macular degeneration
    Dean Bok
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 100 Stein Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:160-4. 2007
    ..In the end, patients with inherited ocular disease will be the final and highly deserving beneficiaries...
  35. pmc Fungal invasion of normally non-phagocytic host cells
    Scott G Filler
    Division of Infectious Diseases at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 2:e129. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the mechanisms by which diverse fungal pathogens invade normally non-phagocytic host cells and discusses gaps in our knowledge that provide opportunities for future research...
  36. pmc Site-directed alkylation and the alternating access model for LacY
    H Ronald Kaback
    Department of Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1662, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:491-4. 2007
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  37. ncbi Developing a Web-based education and counseling program for heart failure patients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:196-201. 2006
    ..The authors found that elderly persons with limited computer skills can and will use Web resources to obtain information when given adequate instructions on how to access the Web pages...
  38. ncbi Surgical techniques in phacoemulsification
    Uday Devgan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 18:19-22. 2007
    ..Recent advances in cataract surgical techniques are described, focusing on the evolution towards less traumatic surgery...
  39. ncbi Predictors of stress in parents of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Blair Paley
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:396-404. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the need to provide support not only to children with FASDs, but to their caregivers as well...
  40. ncbi Role of T lymphocyte replicative senescence in vaccine efficacy
    Rita B Effros
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1732, USA
    Vaccine 25:599-604. 2007
    ..This article discusses some of the challenges involved in custom-designing vaccines for the elderly, and suggests several immunomodulatory strategies that may enhance vaccine responsiveness in this age group...
  41. ncbi Computing dynamic classification images from correlation maps
    Hongjing Lu
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vis 6:475-83. 2006
    ..We conjecture that the superior performance of the correlation map may reflect inherent nonlinearities in processing biological motion, which are incompatible with the assumptions underlying the previous methods...
  42. ncbi Phase II trial of tipifarnib in patients with recurrent malignant glioma either receiving or not receiving enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs: a North American Brain Tumor Consortium Study
    Timothy F Cloughesy
    UCLA Neuro Oncology Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3651-6. 2006
    ..Because tipifarnib undergoes extensive hepatic metabolism, MTD is doubled in patients on EIAEDs. The population included 67 patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and an exploratory group of 22 patients with anaplastic glioma (AG)...
  43. ncbi Utility of 16-MDCT angiography for comprehensive preoperative vascular evaluation of laparoscopic renal donors
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, BL 428 CHS Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1630-8. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the efficacy of 16-MDCT angiography in preoperative evaluation of vascular anatomy of laparoscopic renal donors...
  44. pmc Regulation of kindling epileptogenesis by hippocampal galanin type 1 and type 2 receptors: The effects of subtype-selective agonists and the role of G-protein-mediated signaling
    Andrey Mazarati
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, D Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Box 951752, 22 474 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 318:700-8. 2006
    ..The data are important for understanding endogenous mechanisms regulating epileptogenesis and for the development of novel antiepileptogenic drugs...
  45. pmc Low-dose alcohol actions on alpha4beta3delta GABAA receptors are reversed by the behavioral alcohol antagonist Ro15-4513
    M Wallner
    Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1735, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8540-5. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that ethanol/Ro15-4513-sensitive GABA(A) receptors are important mediators of behavioral alcohol effects...
  46. ncbi The effect of dutasteride on the peripheral and transition zones of the prostate and the value of the transition zone index in predicting treatment response
    Leonard S Marks
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and Urological Sciences Research Foundation, Los Angeles, California 90232, USA
    J Urol 177:1408-13. 2007
    ..We determined the effects of dutasteride on transition and peripheral zone volume, and the clinical value of the transition zone index in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  47. ncbi Shedding light on the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger
    Michela Ottolia
    Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, MRL 3 645, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1760, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1099:78-85. 2007
    ..We have been able for the first time to monitor conformational changes of the exchanger Ca2+-binding site in vivo. These studies provide a better understanding of the molecular properties of the NCX...
  48. pmc Distribution and localization patterns of estrogen receptor-beta and insulin-like growth factor-1 receptors in neurons and glial cells of the female rat substantia nigra: localization of ERbeta and IGF-1R in substantia nigra
    Arnulfo Quesada
    Department of Neurobiology, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology of the Brain Research Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1763, USA
    J Comp Neurol 503:198-208. 2007
    ..Therefore, the localization of ERbeta and IGF-1R on SNpc DA neurons and astrocytes suggests a modulatory role of E2 on IGF-1R, and this modulation may affect neuroprotection...
  49. pmc Clinical practice. Irritable bowel syndrome
    Emeran A Mayer
    Center for Neurobiology of Stress, Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6949, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1692-9. 2008
  50. doi Injury severity differentially affects short- and long-term neuroendocrine outcomes of traumatic brain injury
    Anna N Taylor
    Department of Neurobiology, Brain Research Institute and Brain Injury Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:311-23. 2008
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  51. doi Image-guided radiosurgery for spinal tumors: methods, accuracy and patient intrafraction motion
    Nzhde Agazaryan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Phys Med Biol 53:1715-27. 2008
    ..5 degrees were observed. The small relative rotational movements observed do not, alone, justify patient monitoring using the image-guidance system during the treatments of generally small radiosurgical targets...
  52. doi Severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department
    David A Talan
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:1-31, v. 2008
    ..This article reviews the initial evaluation and treatment considerations of sepsis in the ED setting...
  53. doi Late cardiac effects of adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer survivors treated on Southwest Oncology Group protocol s8897
    Patricia A Ganz
    School of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Room A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1223-30. 2008
    ..The late cardiac effects of adjuvant anthracycline therapy in survivors of early-stage breast cancer have had limited study. Subclinical and clinical cardiac late effects may contribute to added comorbidity over time...
  54. doi Evaluating the adequacy of disease control in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a RAND appropriateness panel
    D E Furst
    Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Ave Rm 32 59, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1670, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:194-9. 2008
    ..A panel of rheumatologists was convened to develop guidelines to assess adequacy of disease control, focusing on the use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs...
  55. pmc The lipin protein family: dual roles in lipid biosynthesis and gene expression
    Karen Reue
    Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    FEBS Lett 582:90-6. 2008
    ..The physiological roles of lipin-2 and lipin-3 are less well defined, but are likely to carry out similar functions in glycerolipid biosynthesis and gene expression in a distinct tissue distribution...
  56. ncbi Acquiring high-rate neural spike data with hardware-constrained embedded sensors
    Shahin Farshchi
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:903-7. 2006
    ..In addition, the sensors can be configured to only transmit individual time-referenced "spike" waveforms, or only the spike parameters for alleviating network traffic and increasing battery life...
  57. ncbi Neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus
    Dan Ehninger
    Department of Neurobiology, Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 695 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1761, USA
    Cell Tissue Res 331:243-50. 2008
    ..This article summarizes recent findings regarding the developmental steps involved in adult hippocampal neurogenesis and the possible functional roles that new hippocampal neurons might play...
  58. ncbi Quality indicators for benign prostatic hyperplasia in vulnerable elders
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S253-7. 2007
  59. ncbi Why modest geographic effects for asthma? Pharmaceutical treatment as neutralizing mechanism
    Stefan Timmermans
    University of California, USA
    Health (London) 11:431-54. 2007
    ..Children with severe asthma did not benefit as much from medications but it was unclear that different communities made a difference in asthma care...
  60. ncbi Serum anion gap: its uses and limitations in clinical medicine
    Jeffrey A Kraut
    Medical and Research Services VHAGLA Healthcare System, UCLA Membrane Biology Laboratory, and Division of Nephrology VHAGLA Healthcare System and David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:162-74. 2007
    ..Despite these caveats, calculation of the serum anion gap remains an inexpensive and effective tool that aids detection of various acid-base disorders, hematologic malignancies, and intoxications...
  61. ncbi Postoperative medical complications--not microsurgical complications--negatively influence the morbidity, mortality, and true costs after microsurgical reconstruction for head and neck cancer
    Neil F Jones
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2053-60. 2007
    ..There remains, however, ongoing debate on whether the costs associated with this reconstructive approach merit its selection, especially considering poor patient prognoses and the high cost of care...
  62. ncbi Gender-specific orexigenic and anorexigenic mechanisms in rats
    Dave A Gayle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA 90502, United States
    Life Sci 79:1531-6. 2006
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Research Grants11

  1. ACTION - A CHF Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise
    Gregg Fonarow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The trial will take place over 5 years with an initial 6 months for planning, training, and implementation; 3 years of enrollment; 1 year of follow-up; and 6 months for close out, analysis, and presentation. ..
  2. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Nutritional/Inflammatory Evaluation of Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. LUNG HEALTH STUDY--LONG TERM FOLLOW UP
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..All ten of the original LHS clinical centers plan to participate in this study. To minimize bias, all surviving participants of the LHS will be invited to participate, giving a potential sample size of 5600. ..
  5. Distal Lung Inflammation Effect on Asthma Exacerbations
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study has the potential to clarify the contribution of the "silent zone" to the persistent morbidity encountered with asthma. ..
  6. SCLERODERMA LUNG STUDY
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  8. SYNTHESIS OF THE TEDANOLIDES, CYTOTOXIC POLYPROPIONATES
    Michael Jung; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  9. Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....