University of Minnesota

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Organization: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Tetrabenazine, a monoamine-depleting drug used in the treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders
    David R P Guay
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:331-73. 2010
  2. pmc Eating when there is not enough to eat: eating behaviors and perceptions of food among food-insecure youths
    Rachel Widome
    Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:822-8. 2009
  3. pmc Measurement of cortical thickness from MRI by minimum line integrals on soft-classified tissue
    Iman Aganj
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3188-99. 2009
  4. pmc Sensorimotor control of contact force
    John F Soechting
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:565-72. 2008
  5. doi Paradigm changes in the role of nutrition for the management of canine and feline urolithiasis
    Carl A Osborne
    Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, Minnesota Urolith Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1352 Boyd Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 39:127-41. 2009
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among American Indian youth in Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S449-56. 2008
  7. ncbi Case report: spontaneous splenic rupture during acute parasitemia of Babesia microti
    M Kent Froberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, and Duluth Clinic, Duluth, MN, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 38:390-2. 2008
  8. pmc Haptic perception of object curvature in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2625. 2008
  9. doi Perianal Paget's disease treated with wide excision and gluteal skin flap reconstruction: report of a case and review of the literature
    Wolfgang B Gaertner
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1842-5. 2008
  10. pmc The development of a sexual abuse severity score: characteristics of childhood sexual abuse associated with trauma symptomatology, somatization, and alcohol abuse
    Therese Zink
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 81, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Interpers Violence 24:537-46. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pathological Gambling
    Jon Grant; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Infectious Disease Training in Clinical Investigation
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Resistant E.coli in Humans and Poultry
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. A Theater-Based Obesity Prevention Program for Children
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Project EAT-III: Eating Among Teens and Young Adults
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. Project EAT-III: Eating Among Teens and Young Adults
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Tetrabenazine, a monoamine-depleting drug used in the treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders
    David R P Guay
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:331-73. 2010
    ..Tetrabenazine (TBZ) is a monoamine-depleting agent initially studied in the 1950s and currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of chorea in Huntington's disease...
  2. pmc Eating when there is not enough to eat: eating behaviors and perceptions of food among food-insecure youths
    Rachel Widome
    Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:822-8. 2009
    ..We explored differences in adolescents' eating habits, perceptions, and dietary intakes by food security status...
  3. pmc Measurement of cortical thickness from MRI by minimum line integrals on soft-classified tissue
    Iman Aganj
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3188-99. 2009
    ..We describe our proposed method and demonstrate its performance on both artificial volumes and real 3D brain MRI data from subjects with Alzheimer's disease and healthy individuals...
  4. pmc Sensorimotor control of contact force
    John F Soechting
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:565-72. 2008
    ....
  5. doi Paradigm changes in the role of nutrition for the management of canine and feline urolithiasis
    Carl A Osborne
    Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, Minnesota Urolith Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1352 Boyd Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 39:127-41. 2009
    ..This article summarizes and applies evidence about nutritional management of urolithiasis derived from experimental and clinical studies of cats and dogs performed at the Minnesota Urolith Center...
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among American Indian youth in Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S449-56. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi Case report: spontaneous splenic rupture during acute parasitemia of Babesia microti
    M Kent Froberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, and Duluth Clinic, Duluth, MN, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 38:390-2. 2008
    ..Typically it causes subclinical disease, but occasionally causes acute febrile disease with hepatosplenomegaly. We report a case of spontaneous splenic rupture of a 56-yr-old man with acute Babesia microti infection...
  8. pmc Haptic perception of object curvature in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2625. 2008
    ..This study investigated how the ability to perceive the curvature of an object is altered by Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  9. doi Perianal Paget's disease treated with wide excision and gluteal skin flap reconstruction: report of a case and review of the literature
    Wolfgang B Gaertner
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1842-5. 2008
    ..Paget's disease of the anus is a rare perianal disorder. The condition is often associated with underlying invasive carcinoma and the prognosis is poor when underlying adenocarcinoma is present...
  10. pmc The development of a sexual abuse severity score: characteristics of childhood sexual abuse associated with trauma symptomatology, somatization, and alcohol abuse
    Therese Zink
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 81, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Interpers Violence 24:537-46. 2009
    ..e., attempted intercourse is more severe than fondling), and the number of occurrences. This is one of the few reports to develop a risk summary that quantifies the severity of CSA...
  11. pmc Psychophysiological correlates of aggression and violence: an integrative review
    Christopher J Patrick
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Elliott Hall, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2543-55. 2008
    ..This model provides a perspective for integrating findings from studies employing different measures that have implicated varying brain structures and physiological systems in violent and aggressive behaviour...
  12. pmc Automatic classification of foot examination findings using clinical notes and machine learning
    Serguei V S Pakhomov
    Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:198-202. 2008
    ..This application may improve quality and safety by providing inexpensive and scalable methodology for quality and risk factor assessments at the point of care...
  13. ncbi Frontal white matter integrity in borderline personality disorder with self-injurious behavior
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:383-90. 2007
    ..Women with borderline personality disorder-self-injurious behavior exhibit decreased white matter microstructural integrity in inferior frontal brain regions that may include components of orbito-frontal circuitry...
  14. ncbi A prospective randomized trial of thalidomide with topotecan compared with topotecan alone in women with recurrent epithelial ovarian carcinoma
    Levi S Downs
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 112:331-9. 2008
    ..Thalidomide is an antiangiogenic agent with immune modulating potential. The objective of this study was to determine response rates among women who were treated for recurrent ovarian cancer using topotecan with or without thalidomide...
  15. doi Repeated evolution of closed fruiting bodies is linked to ascoma development in the largest group of lichenized fungi (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota)
    Imke Schmitt
    Department of Plant Biology and Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Ave, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:34-44. 2009
    ..This finding is consistent with the hypothesis of a neotenic origin of perithecioid fruiting bodies in Lecanoromycetes...
  16. doi Assessing concurrent patterns of environmental niche and morphological evolution among species of horned lizards (Phrynosoma)
    A M Luxbacher
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:1669-78. 2009
    ..Our results suggest the importance of climatic variables in influencing morphological variation among species, and have implications for understanding how species distributions are constrained by environmental variation...
  17. doi Neural correlates of decision making on a gambling task
    Stephanie M Carlson
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Child Dev 80:1076-96. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that neurophysiological responses may be an index of children's trait-based and/or developmental level of decision-making skills in affective-motivational situations...
  18. ncbi Effect of multileaf collimator-defined segment size on S(c)
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 37:2731-7. 2010
    ..In the case of IMRT treatments, however, the jaw is often set at a fixed size, and the MLCs form the segments, or control points, of each beam, thus the difference between MLC and jaw settings may be significant...
  19. pmc The state of science, microbiology, and vaccines circa 1918
    John M Eyler
    Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:27-36. 2010
    ..The result of the vaccine controversy was both a further waning of confidence in Pfeiffer's bacillus as the agent of influenza and the emergence of an early set of criteria for valid vaccine trials...
  20. doi Technology and complexity: trouble brewing?
    Thomas R Clancy
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Nurs Adm 40:247-9. 2010
    ..This article focuses on new theories explaining growth in healthcare complexity, its effects on providers and patients, and solutions to manage it...
  21. doi Updated meta-analysis of the MMPI-2 symptom validity scale (FBS): verified utility in forensic practice
    Nathaniel W Nelson
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:701-24. 2010
    ..Overall, current results summarize an extensive literature that continues to support use of FBS in forensic neuropsychology practice...
  22. pmc Modeling seasonal influenza outbreak in a closed college campus: impact of pre-season vaccination, in-season vaccination and holidays/breaks
    Kristin L Nichol
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9548. 2010
    ..We conducted the present study to assess the impact of various vaccination strategies including delayed (i.e., in-season) vaccination on influenza outbreaks on a college campus...
  23. doi Modeling of the spread of infection in the interdigital spaces of the manus in limbs from clinically normal dogs
    Christopher P Ober
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech and University of Maryland, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Am J Vet Res 71:268-74. 2010
    ..To determine whether the pattern of extension of modeled infection from the interdigital web spaces in dogs is predictable and whether the distribution differs among initial injury sites...
  24. doi The synchronous neural interactions test as a functional neuromarker for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): a robust classification method based on the bootstrap
    A P Georgopoulos
    Brain Sciences Center, US Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center 11B, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Neural Eng 7:16011. 2010
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  25. doi Multiscale models for synthetic biology
    Yiannis N Kaznessis
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, 421 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55112, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6408-11. 2009
    ..In computational synthetic biology, such cases arise often. In this work we present the development of multiscale models for synthetic biology applications, demonstrating accuracy, computational efficiency and utility...
  26. pmc Predictors of long-term exercise adherence in a community-based sample of older women
    Mary J Findorff
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1769-76. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined long-term exercise adherence in older women. The purpose of this study was to assess predictors of adherence to an intervention involving walking and balance exercises...
  27. pmc 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive performance and decline in elderly men
    Y Slinin
    One Veterans Dr 111J, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Neurology 74:33-41. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels are associated with a greater likelihood of cognitive impairment and risk of cognitive decline...
  28. doi Interactive coordinated multiple-view visualization of biomechanical motion data
    Daniel F Keefe
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 15:1383-90. 2009
    ..Interactive exploration of data describing a collection of more than one hundred experimentally captured pig chewing cycles is described...
  29. doi A review of environmental influences on food choices
    Nicole Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S56-73. 2009
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  30. pmc A generic bioheat transfer thermal model for a perfused tissue
    Devashish Shrivastava
    Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Biomech Eng 131:074506. 2009
    ..Suggestions are presented for further adaptations of the general BHTM for specific tissues using imaging techniques and numerical simulations...
  31. ncbi Plasticity and environment-specific covariances: an investigation of floral-vegetative and within flower correlations
    Marcus T Brock
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 61:2913-24. 2007
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  32. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of second-generation antipsychotics in children and adolescents with schizophrenia
    Sanjiv Kumra
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:60-71. 2008
    ..Such a substantial risk points to the urgent need to develop therapeutic strategies to prevent and/or mitigate weight gain and diabetes early in the course of treatment in this population...
  33. ncbi Utility of fat-suppressed FLAIR and subtraction imaging in detecting meningeal abnormalities
    Alexander McKinney
    Department of Radiology, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Neuroradiology 48:881-5. 2006
    ..We describe the use of a combination of fat-suppression SPIR (spectral inversion recovery) and subtraction FLAIR imaging to aid in detection of abnormal meningeal enhancement...
  34. ncbi Prevention of obesity and eating disorders: a consideration of shared risk factors
    Jess Haines
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:770-82. 2006
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  35. ncbi Is it a focus group? Tips on how to tell
    Richard A Krueger
    University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:363-6. 2006
  36. ncbi The long-term effect of local policies to restrict retail sale of tobacco to youth
    Vincent Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:371-7. 2006
    ..Longer-term results are still inconclusive, because control communities adopted ordinances similar to those in the intervention communities...
  37. ncbi Quantification of vitamin C in the rat brain in vivo using short echo-time 1H MRS
    Melissa Terpstra
    Department of Radiology, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:979-83. 2006
    ..Ascorbate concentrations measured using STEAM decreased with increasing postnatal rat age, in agreement with published brain ascorbate concentrations measured in vitro using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)...
  38. ncbi Avian influenza (bird flu) and dentistry. Interview by Nelson L. Rhodus
    Michael T Osterholm
    Oral Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Northwest Dent 85:25-8, 70. 2006
    ..Dentists should obtain and provide accurate information and should not allow themselves to be swayed by media hype...
  39. ncbi Insights into symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Medicago truncatula
    Mesfin Tesfaye
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:330-41. 2006
    ..Genes for enzymes involved in organic acid synthesis along with genes involved in nitrogen metabolism were shown to be coexpressed in nitrate-fed roots and effective nodules of M. truncatula...
  40. ncbi Umbilical cord blood transplantation and banking
    Claudio G Brunstein
    Department of Medicine, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Annu Rev Med 57:403-17. 2006
    ..New approaches to enhance hematopoietic recovery by the use of accessory cells or direct intra-bone marrow injection are also reviewed...
  41. ncbi Tissue factor encryption
    Ronald R Bach
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:456-61. 2006
    ..The last step in the decryption of TF PCA is the proteolytic activation of zymogen factor VII. This event may be a key to understanding the different roles of intravascular and extravascular TF in the process of blood coagulation...
  42. ncbi Associations of plant food, dairy product, and meat intakes with 15-y incidence of elevated blood pressure in young black and white adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Lyn M Steffen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1169-77; quiz 1363-4. 2005
    ..Consumption of plant foods and dairy and meat products may moderate increases in blood pressure...
  43. pmc Spontaneous conversion to quinolone and fluoroquinolone resistance among wild-type Escherichia coli isolates in relation to phylogenetic background and virulence genotype
    James R Johnson
    Medical Service, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:4739-44. 2005
    ..A more likely explanation is the importation of resistant strains from an as-yet-undefined low-virulence external selection reservoir...
  44. ncbi Anaphase promoting complex or cyclosome?
    Duncan J Clarke
    Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cell Cycle 4:1585-92. 2005
    ..Additionally, we discuss the validity of the APC-dependent model for sister segregation in mammals...
  45. ncbi Reliability of self-reported contraceptive use and sexual behaviors among adolescent girls
    R Sieving
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street S E, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    J Sex Res 42:159-66. 2005
    ..Study findings have implications for future research utilizing adolescents' self-reported sexual and contraceptive use behaviors...
  46. ncbi Asthma, atopy, and lung function among racially diverse, poor inner-urban Minneapolis schoolchildren
    Ian A Greaves
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 807, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Environ Res 103:257-66. 2007
    ..A history of physician-diagnosed asthma was not associated with decreased lung function. Factors other than poverty, inner-urban living, and IgE levels (atopy) need to be considered in the development of childhood asthma...
  47. ncbi Clinical efficacy of OM-85 BV in COPD and chronic bronchitis: a systematic review
    Mark D Sprenkle
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Pulmonary Medicine 865B, 701 Park Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    COPD 2:167-75. 2005
    ..Further randomized controlled trials enrolling large numbers of persons with well-defined COPD are necessary to confirm the effectiveness of this agent...
  48. ncbi The neurobiology of substance and behavioral addictions
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:924-30. 2006
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  49. ncbi The ergonomics of learning: educational design and learning performance
    T J Smith
    Human Factors Research Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Menneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ergonomics 50:1530-46. 2007
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  50. ncbi Social isolation, psychological health, and protective factors in adolescence
    Jennifer A Hall-Lande
    Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 204 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Adolescence 42:265-86. 2007
    ..Implications for prevention such as building healthy peer relationships, promoting family connectedness, and developing school-based interventions are discussed...
  51. ncbi The psychological benefits of vigorous exercise: a study of discordant MZ twin pairs
    Wendy Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:275-83. 2007
    ..The magnitude of the difference was in excess of .4 standard deviations...
  52. ncbi The role of saliva in oral health: strategies for prevention and management of xerostomia
    Mary Elizabeth Brosky
    Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Clinic, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Support Oncol 5:215-25. 2007
    ..Studies are ongoing to determine the optimal approaches for these techniques and agents to maximize clinical response while improving the overall quality of life for patients with head and neck cancer...
  53. ncbi Effect of finger tracking combined with electrical stimulation on brain reorganization and hand function in subjects with stroke
    Ela Bhatt
    Program in Physical Therapy and Program in Rehabilitation Science, MMC 388, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Exp Brain Res 182:435-47. 2007
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  54. pmc C57BL/6 mice genetically deficient in IL-12/IL-23 and IFN-gamma are susceptible to experimental autoimmune myasthenia gravis, suggesting a pathogenic role of non-Th1 cells
    Wei Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Immunol 178:7072-80. 2007
    ..The susceptibility of dKO mice to EAMG may be due to reduced Treg function, in the presence of a normal function of pathogenic Th17 cells...
  55. ncbi The effects of concentrated barley beta-glucan on blood lipids in a population of hypercholesterolaemic men and women
    Joseph M Keenan
    University of Minnesota, Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, MMC 381, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Nutr 97:1162-8. 2007
    ..Concentrated BBG significantly improves LDL-C and total cholesterol among moderately dyslipidaemic subjects. Food products containing concentrated BBG should be considered an effective option for improving blood lipids...
  56. pmc The gender specific frequency of risk factor and CHD diagnoses prior to incident MI: a community study
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 8:18. 2007
    ..Earlier recognition of CHD may be associated with higher levels of recognition and treatment of CHD risk factors that may delay incident AMI. To assess timing of CHD and CHD risk factor diagnoses prior to incident AMI...
  57. ncbi A cautionary note on the effects of range restriction on predictor intercorrelations
    Paul R Sackett
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Appl Psychol 92:538-44. 2007
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  58. pmc Attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicine among pharmacy faculty and students
    Ila M Harris
    College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Bethesda Clinic, St Paul, MN 55103, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 70:129. 2006
    ..To determine pharmacy faculty members' and students' attitudes and perceptions regarding the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  59. ncbi Preconceptual administration of an alphavirus replicon UL83 (pp65 homolog) vaccine induces humoral and cellular immunity and improves pregnancy outcome in the guinea pig model of congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Mark R Schleiss
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Translational Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:789-98. 2007
    ..These results indicate that cell-mediated immune responses directed against a CMV matrix protein can protect against congenital CMV infection and disease...
  60. ncbi Unilateral cervical nerve injuries: brachial plexopathies
    David E Olson
    University of Minnesota, Family Medicine and Community Health, 1020 West Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 6:43-9. 2007
    ..Additionally, enhancing protective equipment may prevent brachial plexus injuries. Currently, global screening via imaging of athletes is not recommended...
  61. ncbi Estimates of health insurance coverage: comparing state surveys with the current population survey
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:269-78. 2007
    ..This paper compares state survey and CPS estimates of uninsurance, highlights key reasons for these differences, and discusses the policy implications of this persistent discrepancy...
  62. ncbi Effect of corona discharge on the gas composition of the sample flow in a Gas Particle Partitioner
    Christof Asbach
    Process and Aerosol Measurement Technology, University Duisburg Essen, Bismarckstr 81, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:877-82. 2005
    ..If an efficiency of 95% is acceptable, the added concentrations can be as low as 2.5 ppbV (O3) and 0.5 ppbV (NO2), respectively...

Research Grants62

  1. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pathological Gambling
    Jon Grant; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This award would provide me with the necessary background for further studies in the treatment of pathological gambling and the training for an independent patient-oriented research career. ..
  2. Infectious Disease Training in Clinical Investigation
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Six of the training faculty are women. Twenty-nine of the faculty are at the University of Minnesota and five are with the Minnesota Department of Health...
  3. Resistant E.coli in Humans and Poultry
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Does the research address a current and compelling problem of antimicrobial resistance that is of high public health importance and for which research is needed? [yes]. ..
  4. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
  5. A Theater-Based Obesity Prevention Program for Children
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will provide insight into how to engage parents in school- based interventions. ..
  6. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Paul area of Minnesota. The study population will include 360 girls (an average of 30 girls from each school). The proposed study period is five years. ..
  7. Project EAT-III: Eating Among Teens and Young Adults
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Paul area of Minnesota. The study population will include 360 girls (an average of 30 girls from each school). The proposed study period is five years. ..
  9. Project EAT-III: Eating Among Teens and Young Adults
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Benzo[a]pyrene metabolism: phenotyping and genotyping
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study will greatly improve our understanding of PAH metabolism in humans and could ultimately lead to a predictive algorithm for lung cancer risk in smokers. Such information is vital for lung cancer prevention. ..
  13. GABAergic Dysfunction in Autism
    SEYYED FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such outcomes will be significant, because they are expected to identify biochemical mechanisms responsible for abnormal brain development in early childhood, as seen in autism. ..
  14. Prenatal Virally Induced Brain Disorder in Mouse
    SEYYED FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, it is expected that the results will provide clues that will lead to fundamental advances in our knowledge of the pathogenesis of schizophrenia and, therefore, of how it can be prevented and treated. ..
  15. Varenicline and Smoking Cessation in Schizophrenia
    SEYYED HOSSEIN FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such outcomes will be significant, because they will offer a new treatment for smoking cessation in this vulnerable population. ..
  16. GABAergic Dysfunction in Autism
    SEYYED HOSSEIN FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such outcomes will be significant, because they are expected to identify biochemical mechanisms responsible for abnormal brain development in early childhood, as seen in autism. ..
  17. Benzo[a]pyrene metabolism: phenotyping and genotyping
    Stephen S Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this study will greatly improve our understanding of PAH metabolism in humans and could ultimately lead to a predictive algorithm for lung cancer risk in smokers. Such information is vital for lung cancer prevention. ..
  18. CARCINOGENIC CYCLIC NITROSAMINE DNA ADDUCTS
    Stephen S Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research is significant because of the known human exposure to these carcinogens through the diet, tobacco products, and endogenous formation. ..
  19. Varenicline and Smoking Cessation in Schizophrenia
    SEYYED FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such outcomes will be significant, because they will offer a new treatment for smoking cessation in this vulnerable population. ..
  20. GABAergic Dysfunction in Autism
    SEYYED FATEMI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such outcomes will be significant, because they are expected to identify biochemical mechanisms responsible for abnormal brain development in early childhood, as seen in autism. ..
  21. CARCINOGENIC CYCLIC NITROSAMINE DNA ADDUCTS
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research is significant because of the known human exposure to these carcinogens through the diet, tobacco products, and endogenous formation. ..
  22. DNA Adducts of the Carcinogen Acetaldehyde
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will provide critical data on the occurrence and biological significance of acetaldehyde DNA adducts and their possible role in human cancer. ..
  23. METABOLISM OF CARCINOGENIC TOBACCO SPECIFIC NITROSAMINES
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. CARCINOGENIC CYCLIC NITROSAMINE DNA ADDUCTS
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This grant proposal will replace the corresponding portion of the Principal Investigator's Outstanding Investigator Grant, as the latter program is being phased out by the National Cancer Institute. ..
  25. CARCINOGENIC CYCLIC NITROSAMINE DNA ADDUCTS
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research is significant because of the known human exposure to these carcinogens through the diet, tobacco products, and endogenous formation. ..
  26. Lung Cancer Chemoprevention: Isothiocyanates, inositol
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Metabolism of Carcinogenic Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamines
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  28. DNA Adducts of the Carcinogen Acetaldehyde
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of the research proposed here will provide critical data, which will be the framework for testing our hypothesis that acetaldehyde is a human carcinogen. ..
  29. Benzo(a) pyrene Metabolism: Phenotyping and Genotyping
    Stephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....