University of Connecticut

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  1. ncbi Preladenant, a novel adenosine A(2A) receptor antagonist for the potential treatment of parkinsonism and other disorders
    John D Salamone
    University of Connecticut, Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    IDrugs 13:723-31. 2010
  2. ncbi Story stem narratives with young children: moving to clinical research and practice
    Joann L Robinson
    Department of Human Devlopment and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 9:179-85. 2007
  3. ncbi Effect of treatment with stimulant medication on nonverbal executive function and visuomotor speed in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Andrew M Snyder
    Department of Pediatrics, Hasbro Children s Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 14:211-26. 2008
  4. pmc Beliefs about treatments for HIV/AIDS and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men, 1997-2006
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Behav Med 30:497-503. 2007
  5. ncbi Effect of adding exercise to a diet containing glucomannan
    William J Kraemer
    Department of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Metabolism 56:1149-58. 2007
  6. pmc Cannabinoid CB1 receptor inverse agonists and neutral antagonists: effects on food intake, food-reinforced behavior and food aversions
    John D Salamone
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Physiol Behav 91:383-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Perception of roughness by listeners with sensorineural hearing loss
    Jennifer B Tufts
    Department of Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:EL161-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Evidence-based public nutrition: an evolving concept
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Connecticut National Institutes of Health EXPORT Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos, Storrs, 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 137:478-9. 2007
  9. ncbi The anniversary of birth trauma: failure to rescue
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Nurs Res 55:381-90. 2006
  10. ncbi G-protein coupled receptor structure
    Philip L Yeagle
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1768:808-24. 2007

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Preladenant, a novel adenosine A(2A) receptor antagonist for the potential treatment of parkinsonism and other disorders
    John D Salamone
    University of Connecticut, Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    IDrugs 13:723-31. 2010
    ..At the time of publication, phase III clinical trials were recruiting patients with Parkinson's disease...
  2. ncbi Story stem narratives with young children: moving to clinical research and practice
    Joann L Robinson
    Department of Human Devlopment and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 9:179-85. 2007
    ..Practical aspects of using story stem methods with the referred child are also considered...
  3. ncbi Effect of treatment with stimulant medication on nonverbal executive function and visuomotor speed in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Andrew M Snyder
    Department of Pediatrics, Hasbro Children s Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 14:211-26. 2008
    ..This instrument might be useful in monitoring treatment response in specific aspects of executive function and in assisting with dose-titration decisions...
  4. pmc Beliefs about treatments for HIV/AIDS and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men, 1997-2006
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Behav Med 30:497-503. 2007
    ..Results show that HIV prevention messages need to be updated to educate MSM about the realities of HIV viral concentrations and HIV transmission risks...
  5. ncbi Effect of adding exercise to a diet containing glucomannan
    William J Kraemer
    Department of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Metabolism 56:1149-58. 2007
    ..Addition of a resistance and endurance exercise training program to a glucomannan diet regimen significantly improved measures of body composition, HDL-C, and TC/HDL-C ratio...
  6. pmc Cannabinoid CB1 receptor inverse agonists and neutral antagonists: effects on food intake, food-reinforced behavior and food aversions
    John D Salamone
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Physiol Behav 91:383-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that CB1 receptor neutral antagonists may decrease appetite by blocking endogenous cannabinoid tone, and that these drugs may be less associated with nausea than is the case for CB1 inverse agonists...
  7. ncbi Perception of roughness by listeners with sensorineural hearing loss
    Jennifer B Tufts
    Department of Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:EL161-7. 2007
    ..Results suggest that mild-to-moderate sensorineural hearing loss increases the roughness of slowly fluctuating signals...
  8. ncbi Evidence-based public nutrition: an evolving concept
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Connecticut National Institutes of Health EXPORT Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos, Storrs, 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 137:478-9. 2007
  9. ncbi The anniversary of birth trauma: failure to rescue
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Nurs Res 55:381-90. 2006
    ..The reported prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder secondary to birth trauma ranges from 1.5% to 5.6%. Serious ramifications of birth trauma are beginning to be recognized, such as impaired mother-infant interaction...
  10. ncbi G-protein coupled receptor structure
    Philip L Yeagle
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1768:808-24. 2007
    ..It is concluded that while considerable basic structural information has been obtained, more data are needed to describe the molecular mechanism of activation of a GPCR...
  11. ncbi Sensation seeking, alcohol use, and sexual behaviors among sexually transmitted infection clinic patients in Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:298-304. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that alcohol use is an important HIV transmission risk factor for many STI clinic patients and that interventions for individuals who are characterized as sensation seekers are urgently needed in South Africa...
  12. ncbi Test-retest reliability of the MicroFET 4 hand-grip dynamometer
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 22:219-21. 2006
    ..7 newtons). On the basis of results from this convenience sample of nondisabled adults, it would appear that measurements obtained with the MicroFET 4 possess high test-retest reliability...
  13. ncbi Differing perspectives of inner-city parents and pediatric clinicians impact management of iron-deficiency anemia
    Michelle B Pierce
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:169-76. 2006
    ..To ascertain the beliefs and experiences of inner-city pediatric clinicians and parents regarding anemia in young children...
  14. ncbi Bringing assisted living services into congregate housing: housing directors' perspectives
    Nancy W Sheehan
    School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 348 Mansfield Road, Unit 2058, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 18:65-86. 2006
    ..Based on the present findings, we propose a number of policy issues that need to be addressed when services are added to existing housing...
  15. ncbi Green tea extract protects leptin-deficient, spontaneously obese mice from hepatic steatosis and injury
    Richard S Bruno
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 138:323-31. 2008
    ..Further study is underway to define the events by which GTE protects against obesity-triggered NAFLD...
  16. doi E-technology and pedometer walking program to increase physical activity at work
    Pouran D Faghri
    Department of Allied Health Sciences Health Promotion, University of Connecticut, 358 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:73-91. 2008
    ..Future research should compare this simple model with more individualized (but often more expensive) programs...
  17. pmc Thermoregulatory influence of a cooling vest on hyperthermic athletes
    Rebecca M Lopez
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Unit 1110, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Athl Train 43:55-61. 2008
    ..Athletic trainers must have sound evidence for the best practices in treating and preventing heat-related emergencies and potentially catastrophic events...
  18. pmc Analysis of symposium articles on insulin pen devices and alternative insulin delivery methods
    Devra K Dang
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:558-61. 2010
    ..Although these administration methods, especially insulin pens, have some clear advantages over the vial/syringe, there are also limitations to their use and careful patient selection and education are still needed...
  19. pmc Health and treatment implications of food insufficiency among people living with HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, Georgia
    Seth C Kalichman
    Psychology Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Urban Health 87:631-41. 2010
    ..Interventions that provide consistent and sustained meals to people living with HIV/AIDS are urgently needed...
  20. pmc Interactions dominate the dynamics of visual cognition
    Damian G Stephen
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Cognition 115:154-65. 2010
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  21. doi Causal considerations on alcohol and HIV/AIDS--a systematic review
    Paul A Shuper
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Room T 518, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:159-66. 2010
    ..The study aimed to explore the possible causal nature of the association between alcohol consumption and HIV/AIDS...
  22. doi DNA-based supramolecular artificial light harvesting complexes
    Challa V Kumar
    Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3060, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 131:16024-6. 2009
    ..We anticipate that success along these lines would facilitate more efficient approaches for solar energy capture...
  23. pmc Coin hoards speak of population declines in Ancient Rome
    Peter Turchin
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:17276-9. 2009
    ..The model predicts declining population after 100 BCE. This suggests that the vigorous growth scenario is highly implausible...
  24. ncbi Morphological changes in the middle latency response using maximum length sequence stimuli
    Stephanie Nagle
    University of Connecticut, Department of Communication Disorders, Neuroaudiology Lab, 850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 20:492-502. 2009
    ..Maximum length sequence (MLS) paradigms enable the recording of the MLR at high repetition rates, which could reduce test time and provide information about the behavior of auditory structures at rapid rates of stimulation...
  25. doi Upper respiratory tract uptake of naphthalene
    John B Morris
    Toxicology Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Toxicol Sci 111:383-91. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence that nasal CYP metabolism of naphthalene contributes to URT scrubbing of this vapor and is also involved in the concentration dependence of uptake that is observed...
  26. doi Grammaticality judgments in autism: deviance or delay
    Inge Marie Eigsti
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Child Lang 36:999-1021. 2009
    ..Performance sensitivity was associated with onset of single word and phrase speech, and with severity of autistic symptomatology. Implications of findings are discussed...
  27. doi Pathways to posttraumatic growth versus posttraumatic stress: coping and emotional reactions following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:300-12. 2008
    ..Comparison of models suggested that emotions are both outcomes of and motivators for coping and that patterns of coping and emotions relate differentially to posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth...
  28. doi Global warming, elevational range shifts, and lowland biotic attrition in the wet tropics
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Science 322:258-61. 2008
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  29. ncbi Lesbian nurses: what's the big deal?
    Peggy L Chinn
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:551-4. 2008
  30. pmc Raisins and additional walking have distinct effects on plasma lipids and inflammatory cytokines
    Michael J Puglisi
    Department of Nutritional Sciences University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 7:14. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of consuming raisins, increasing steps walked, or a combination of these interventions on blood pressure, plasma lipids, glucose, insulin and inflammatory cytokines...
  31. ncbi Telepsychiatry: critical dimensions for forensic services
    Thomas W Miller
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269 2101, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:539-46. 2005
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  32. ncbi ADHD in juvenile offenders: treatment issues nurses need to know
    Deborah Shelton
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06268, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:38-46. 2005
    ..3. Advocating for the individual needs of clients and their families is critical; often, this includes advocating for care that is not only evidence based, but also culturally competent...
  33. ncbi Coping with sexual harassment: reconceptualizing women's resistance
    Vicki J Magley
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:930-46. 2002
    ..This framework provides insight into the complex forms that women's coping with sexual harassment takes and has important legal implications...
  34. ncbi Revision of the postpartum depression predictors inventory
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:394-402. 2002
    ..After a woman gives birth, the PDPI-Revised should be used to continue to monitor her risk status because she can develop postpartum depression at any time during the 1st year after childbirth...
  35. ncbi Pre-menopausal women, classified as hypo- or hyperresponders, do not alter their LDL/HDL ratio following a high dietary cholesterol challenge
    Kristin L Herron
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:250-8. 2002
    ..Individual response variation can be due to factors such as ethnicity, hormonal status, obesity and genetic predisposition...
  36. ncbi How do concepts of age relate to work and off-the-job stresses and strains? A field study of health care workers in five nations
    Janet L Barnes-Farrell
    Department of Psychology, Unit 1020, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Exp Aging Res 28:87-98. 2002
    ..Findings point to the need for additional attention to psychological age variables in studies of work and aging, with particular emphasis on cultural and socioeconomic conditions that may influence their interplay...
  37. ncbi Cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating silica-induced adhesion molecule expression in mice
    A K Hubbard
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 20:45-51. 2001
    ..ICAM-1 expression on silica-exposed mouse macrophages is enhanced by reactive oxygen species (ROS) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and appears to be regulated through specific sequence elements within the ICAM-1 promoter...
  38. ncbi Stage of harvest and polyunsaturated essential fatty acid concentrations in purslane (Portulaca oleraceae) leaves
    U R Palaniswamy
    School of Allied Health Asian American Studies Institute and Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 49:3490-3. 2001
    ..05) than at the 6- and 10-true-leaf stages of growth. The LNA to LA ratio was also highest at the 14-true-leaf stage...
  39. ncbi Speciation of mercury in a fluid mud profile of a highly turbid macrotidal estuary (Gironde, France)
    C M Tseng
    Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique Bio Inorganique et Environnement, UMR CNRS 5034, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, 64053 Pau, France
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2627-33. 2001
    ..It is therefore suggested that the redox oscillations generated by fluid mud formation in the high turbidity zone affect the distribution and transfer of Hg species in macrotidal estuaries...
  40. ncbi Neostriatal muscarinic receptor subtypes involved in the generation of tremulous jaw movements in rodents implications for cholinergic involvement in parkinsonism
    J D Salamone
    Dept of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    Life Sci 68:2579-84. 2001
    ..Taken together, these data are consistent with the hypothesis that a centrally-acting M4 antagonist may be useful as a treatment for parkinsonian symptoms, including tremor...
  41. ncbi Actions and interactions of thyroid hormone and zinc status in growing rats
    H C Freake
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 131:1135-41. 2001
    ..Although confirming the role of both T3 and zinc in the regulation of growth and the somatotrophic axis, the growth failure of zinc deficiency does not appear to be due to impaired T3 function...
  42. ncbi Social-physiological compliance as a determinant of team performance
    R A Henning
    Industrial Organizational Division, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 40:221-32. 2001
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  43. ncbi A-band architecture in vertebrate skeletal muscle: polarity of the myosin head array
    M E Cantino
    Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2131, USA
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 21:681-90. 2000
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  44. ncbi Effect of composition of colostrum and transition milk from Holstein heifers on specificity rates of antibiotic residue tests
    S M Andrew
    Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:100-6. 2001
    ..Milk should not be tested for antibiotic residues before the sixth milking after parturition to avoid high rates of false positive outcomes...
  45. ncbi Measurement of sensitivity to olfactory flavor: application in a study of aging and dentures
    V B Duffy
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Chem Senses 24:671-7. 1999
    ..Other factors, some associated with oral conditions, may impede release and retronasal transport of odors from the mouth to the olfactory receptors...
  46. ncbi Electrically induced and voluntary activation of physiologic muscle pump: a comparison between spinal cord-injured and able-bodied individuals
    Pouran D Faghri
    Department of Health Promotion, University of Connecticut, School of Allied Health, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:878-85. 2002
    ..Also to assess the effects of the physiologic muscle pump in both groups during 30 min of standing...
  47. pmc Mitogen-activated protein kinase in Pfiesteria piscicida and its growth rate-related expression
    Senjie Lin
    Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, Connecticut 06340, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:343-9. 2003
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  48. ncbi Poststructuralist musings on the mind/body question in health care
    Laura Cox Dzurec
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 26:63-76. 2003
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  49. ncbi Exact algorithms for planted motif problems
    S Rajasekaran
    Department of CSE, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Comput Biol 12:1117-28. 2005
    ..Our algorithms are very simple and are based on some ideas that are fundamentally different from the ones employed in the literature. We believe that the techniques we introduce in this paper will find independent applications...
  50. ncbi Toddlers recognize verbs in novel situations and sentences
    Letitia R Naigles
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut 06269 1020, USA
    Dev Sci 8:424-31. 2005
    ..We conclude that even 22-month-olds demonstrate considerable context independence in their verb representations...
  51. pmc Gut symbiotic bacteria of the genus Burkholderia in the broad-headed bugs Riptortus clavatus and Leptocorisa chinensis (Heteroptera: Alydidae)
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4035-43. 2005
    ..chinensis did not form clades but were intermingled in the phylogeny, suggesting that horizontal transmission of the symbiont might have occasionally occurred between populations and species of the bugs...
  52. ncbi Gene expression influences on metal immunomodulation
    Michael A Lynes
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 210:9-16. 2006
    ..These observations may ultimately lead us to a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms by which metals alter the immune system, and may enable the development of countermeasures to offset these effects...
  53. ncbi Development and preliminary validation of the caregiving behavior system: association with child attachment classification in the preschool strange situation
    Preston A Britner
    School of Family Studies, Division of Health and Human Development, University of Connecticut, U 2058, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 7:83-102. 2005
    ..Combinations of the ten, 9-point caregiver rating scales were useful in discriminating among the insecure caregiver patterns...
  54. pmc Optical tomography with ultrasound localization: initial clinical results and technical challenges
    Quing Zhu
    Bioengineering Program, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, 371 Fairfield Rd, U2157, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 4:235-44. 2005
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  55. ncbi Postnatal ontogeny of erythropoietin and hematology in free-ranging Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus)
    Julie P Richmond
    University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK 99518, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 141:240-7. 2005
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  56. ncbi Exercise intensity alters postexercise hypotension
    Linda S Pescatello
    University of Connecticut, School of Allied Health, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2101, USA
    J Hypertens 22:1881-8. 2004
    ..g. postexercise hypotension (PEH). The optimal exercise intensity needed to evoke PEH has not been established. We examined the effect of light (LITE) and moderate (MOD) exercise intensity on PEH...
  57. ncbi Weight loss leads to reductions in inflammatory biomarkers after a very-low-carbohydrate diet and a low-fat diet in overweight men
    Matthew J Sharman
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Unit 1110, Storrs, CT 06269 01110, USA
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:365-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that, in the short-term, weight loss is primarily the driving force underlying the reductions in most of the inflammatory biomarkers...
  58. ncbi Discreditable: stigma effects of revealing a mental illness history on test performance
    Diane M Quinn
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:803-15. 2004
    ..As predicted, revealing a narrower stigma, eating disorder, did not affect performance. The results are discussed in terms of identity threat and concealable stigmas...
  59. ncbi Food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Puerto Rican caretakers living in Hartford, Connecticut
    Angela Bermudez-Millan
    Hispanic Health Council, Inc, 175 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Food Prot 67:512-6. 2004
    ..Employed individuals and those with higher education were also more likely to be familiar with the term pasteurization. These results fully justify the delivery of culturally appropriate food safety education in this community...
  60. ncbi Grape polyphenols decrease plasma triglycerides and cholesterol accumulation in the aorta of ovariectomized guinea pigs
    Tosca L Zern
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 133:2268-72. 2003
    ..These results suggest that grape intake in ovariectomized guinea pigs alters hepatic cholesterol metabolism, which may affect VLDL secretion rates and result in less accumulation of cholesterol in the aorta...
  61. pmc Plasmid introduction in metal-stressed, subsurface-derived microcosms: plasmid fate and community response
    Barth F Smets
    Environmental Engineering Program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, 261 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2037, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4087-97. 2003
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  62. pmc Biophysical characterization of a designed TMV coat protein mutant, R46G, that elicits a moderate hypersensitivity response in Nicotiana sylvestris
    J M Toedt
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and the National Analytical Ultracentrifugation Facility, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Protein Sci 8:261-70. 1999
    ..These results are consistent with the interpretation that there may be an altered size distribution and/or lifetime of the small coat protein aggregates in elicitors that allows N. sylvestris to recognize the invading virus...

Research Grants62

  1. Multilevel Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Prevention in South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will determine social and alcohol contextual influences at the community level that predict individual behavior change over-time. ..
  2. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Training in Social Processes of HIV/AIDS
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Trainees will work with a community based AIDS service organization to conduct a field study that will serve as a rich training experience for them and will directly benefit the partner organization. ..
  4. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
  5. Multilevel Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Prevention in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will determine social and alcohol contextual influences at the community level that predict individual behavior change over-time. ..
  6. Alcohol-Related HIV Risks among South African Women
    Kathleen J Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Guided by Social Action Theory, we will examine structural, social, and individual level influences on women's drinking and HIV risks. ..
  7. HIV Treatment Adherence Intervention for People with Poor Literacy Skills
    Seth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Effective strategies for improving adherence in patients with poor health literacy must be tailored to achieve optimal adherence and therefore viral suppression. ..
  8. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  9. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
  10. HIV Treatment Adherence Intervention for People with Poor Literacy Skills
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Effective strategies for improving adherence in patients with poor health literacy must be tailored to achieve optimal adherence and therefore viral suppression. ..
  11. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  12. HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACY
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  13. BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELING
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
  14. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  15. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. ..
  16. Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance
    Quing Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..300 patients who will undergo ultrasound-guided biopsy will be recruited to this study from the University of Connecticut Health Center and Hartford Hospital;To perform a pilot study in diagnostic setting at both institutions;..
  17. Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance
    Quing Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..300 patients who will undergo ultrasound-guided biopsy will be recruited to this study from the University of Connecticut Health Center and Hartford Hospital; To perform a pilot study in diagnostic setting at both institutions;..
  18. Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound
    Quing Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  19. Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance
    Quing Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..300 patients who will undergo ultrasound-guided biopsy will be recruited to this study from the University of Connecticut Health Center and Hartford Hospital; To perform a pilot study in diagnostic setting at both institutions;..
  20. Effort-related Functions of Nucleus Accumbens Adenosine A2A Receptors
    John Salamone; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  21. Effort-related Functions of Nucleus Accumbens Adenosine A2A Receptors
    John D Salamone; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  22. BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF NIGRAL D1 ANTAGONISM
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  23. Dopamine D2 and Adenosine A2A roles:Tremulous Movements
    John Salamone; Fiscal Year: 2007
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