Genomes and Genes
University of Southern California
Organization: University of Southern California
- Neurogenetics: short-circuiting sexually dimorphic behaviorsMichelle Arbeitman
Department of Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Curr Biol 20:R804-6. 2010....
- Hemidiaphragm plication after repair of congenital heart defects in children: quantitative return of diaphragm function over timeCraig J Baker
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90033, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:56-61. 2008..Previous studies have documented short-term benefits of diaphragm plication, but little is known about the return of diaphragm function...
- COX-2 selective inhibitors in the treatment of osteoarthritisLoren Laine
Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Semin Arthritis Rheum 38:165-87. 2008....
- Other immune thrombocytopeniasHoward Liebman
Hematology Section, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine and Blood Diseases, Los Angeles, CA
Semin Hematol 44:S24-34. 2007..Standard treatments for primary ITP (corticosteroids, IVIG, anti-D, splenectomy) are often successful in secondary ITP. In cases of ITP with H pylori and HCV infection, treatment should focus on the underlying disorder...
- GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated measures studyCarrie V Breton
Harvard School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Environ Health 6:39. 2007..Chronic arsenic exposure is associated with an increased risk of skin, bladder and lung cancers. Generation of oxidative stress may contribute to arsenic carcinogenesis...
- Assessing preschoolers' emergent literacy skills in English and Spanish with the Get Ready to Read! screening toolJoAnn M Farver
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
Ann Dyslexia 57:161-78. 2007..The findings suggest that both screeners can be used effectively to assess preschool children's emergent literacy skills...
- Hierarchical Bayes prioritization of marker associations from a genome-wide association scan for further investigationJuan Pablo Lewinger
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9011, USA
Genet Epidemiol 31:871-82. 2007..We show that the ranking by posterior expectations performs better at selecting the true positive association than a simple ranking of p-values if at least some of the prior covariates have predictive value...
- Parents' aggressive influences and children's aggressive problem solutions with peersSarah Duman
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:42-55. 2007..We address the complexity, particularly with respect to parent and child gender combinations, in understanding parents' aggressive influences on children's peer relationships...
- Paleogenomics of echinodermsDavid J Bottjer
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0740, USA
Science 314:956-60. 2006..purpuratus genome and are likely to be the same genes that were involved with stereom formation in the earliest echinoderms some 520 million years ago...
- Non-operative management of posterior tibialis tendon dysfunction: design of a randomized clinical trial [NCT00279630]Kornelia Kulig
Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:49. 2006..Findings from this study will guide the development of more efficacious PTTD intervention programs and contribute to enhanced function and quality of life in persons with posterior tibialis tendon dysfunction...
- Relationships among body weight, joint moments generated during functional activities, and hip bone mass in older adultsMan Ying Wang
Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:717-25. 2006..To investigate the relationships among hip joint moments produced during functional activities and hip bone mass in sedentary older adults...
- Increased longevity in older users of postmenopausal estrogen therapy: the Leisure World Cohort StudyAnnlia Paganini-Hill
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Menopause 13:12-8. 2006..To examine the effect of postmenopausal estrogen therapy (ET), including duration and recency of use, on all-cause mortality in older women...
- Rules and laws of drug hepatotoxicityNeil Kaplowitz
USC Research Center for Liver Disease, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:231-3. 2006
- The "Generacion Diez" after-school program and Latino parent involvement with schoolsNathaniel R Riggs
Institute for Prevention Research, The University of Southern California, Southern California, Alhambra, USA
J Prim Prev 26:471-84. 2005..Editors' Strategic Implications The authors illustrate the promising practice of using after-school programs to promote parent involvement and to help integrate the often disparate family and school contexts for Latino children...
- Family structure and the treatment of childhood asthmaAlex Y Chen
Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
Med Care 46:174-84. 2008..However, no study has addressed whether family structure is associated with the care children receive for particular conditions or with their physical health outcomes...
- Critical role of IL-2 and TGF-beta in generation, function and stabilization of Foxp3+CD4+ TregDavid A Horwitz
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Eur J Immunol 38:912-5. 2008..Unlike mouse CD4+CD25(-) cells, which rapidly become polyclonal Foxp3+CD25+ Treg when activated appropriately with IL-2 and TGF-beta, human T cells require multiple stimulations to become similar suppressor cells...
- Characteristics, drug therapy, and outcomes from a database of 500,000 hospitalized patients with a discharge diagnosis of heart failureTien M H Ng
University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Congest Heart Fail 14:202-10. 2008..HF commonly exists in hospitalized patients and is associated with significant morbidity, mortality, and economic burden, irrespective of whether it is the primary diagnosis or a secondary comorbidity...
- Development, reliability, and validity of an urban trail use surveyDonna Spruijt-Metz
Institute of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
Am J Health Promot 25:2-11. 2010..To evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the Research on Urban Trail Environments (ROUTES) Trail Use Questionnaire...
- Continuous and cyclic progesterone differentially interact with estradiol in the regulation of Alzheimer-like pathology in female 3xTransgenic-Alzheimer's disease miceJenna C Carroll
University of Southern California, 3715 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90089 0191
Endocrinology 151:2713-22. 2010..These results provide new insight into the neural interactions between E(2) and progesterone that may prove valuable in optimizing HT regimens in postmenopausal women...
- Neurodevelopmental actions of leptinSebastien G Bouret
The Saban Research Institute, Neuroscience Program, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Brain Res 1350:2-9. 2010..Nutritional manipulation of leptin secretion during perinatal life has generated considerable concern, and the developing brain appears to be a particularly sensitive target for these environmental changes...
- History of neuroimaging: the legacy of William OldendorfShri Kant Mishra
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, California, USA
J Child Neurol 25:508-17. 2010..Another associated topic that is touched on in this article is the ever-growing dispute over the interpretations of neuroimaging between neurologists and neuroradiologists...
- Role of early hormonal and nutritional experiences in shaping feeding behavior and hypothalamic developmentSebastien G Bouret
The Saban Research Institute, Neuroscience Program, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
J Nutr 140:653-7. 2010..These developmental windows represent periods of sensitivity for hypothalamic development during which alterations in the nutritional and/or hormonal environment may perturb hypothalamic development and subsequent function...
- Genetic variability in the MTHFR gene and colorectal cancer risk using the colorectal cancer family registryA Joan Levine
USC Keck School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Genetic Epidemiology, NRT 1450 Biggy Street, Room 1509A, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:89-100. 2010..The MTHFR C677T TT genotype is associated with a 15% to 18% reduction in colorectal cancer risk, but it is not clear if other variants of the gene are associated with colorectal cancer risk...
- Inguinal hernias can be accurately diagnosed using the parent's digital photographs when the physical examination is nondiagnosticAkemi L Kawaguchi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:2327-9. 2009..Preoperative photographic confirmation of the hernia may be helpful and accurate. This study retrospectively assesses the preoperative examination, photographic evidence, operative findings, and complications of these patients...
- Neurodevelopmental and epilepsy outcomes in a North American cohort of patients with infantile spasmsArthur Partikian
Division of Child Neurology, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
J Child Neurol 25:423-8. 2010..While etiology and response to first medication predict better outcomes, the majority of patients with infantile spasms continue to have epilepsy with long-term motor and cognitive disabilities...
- Development, repair and fibrosis: what is common and why it mattersWei Shi
Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine Program, Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS 35, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Respirology 14:656-65. 2009..This leads us to propose the 'Goldilocks' hypothesis of regulatory signaling in lung development and injury repair that everything must be done just right!..
- Design and fabrication of an injection tool for neuromuscular microstimulatorsHilton M Kaplan
Alfred Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1042 Downey Way, DRB 101, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 37:1858-70. 2009..The BION Insertion Tool has been used for over 30 BION implants in human subjects to date...
- VR PTSD exposure therapy results with active duty OIF/OEF combatantsAlbert A Rizzo
University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, CA, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 142:277-82. 2009..Research and clinical tests using the Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan software are also currently underway at Weill Cornell Medical College, Emory University, Fort Lewis and WRAMC along with 20 other test sites...
- The river of stem cellsCheng Ming Chuong
Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 2011 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Cell Stem Cell 4:100-2. 2009..The work implies stem cell states can be regulated to form different numbers of intermediate stops, depending on physiological requirements...
- Avulsion fractures of the knee: imaging findings and clinical significanceChristopher J Gottsegen
Department of Radiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Radiographics 28:1755-70. 2008..By recognizing the significance of these injuries at initial presentation, radiologists can facilitate appropriate patient work-up and prevent the chronic morbidity associated with delayed treatment...
- Commentary: on research and forensic patients' capacityH Richard Lamb
USC Institute of Psychiatry, Law, and Behavioral Science, PO Box 86125, Los Angeles, CA 90086 0125, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:308-9. 2005..Such research is sorely needed if we are to better understand and find new ways to help this population...
- Risk factors for respiratory failure following femoral fractures: the role of multiple intramedullary nailingCharalampos Zalavras
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Orthopaedic Surgery, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 N State St GNH 3900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Injury 36:751-7. 2005..6 and 25.6, respectively). Thoracic injury and multiple IMN procedures are independent risk factors for RF in patients with femoral fractures, and the combination of the above conditions is highly predictive of the development of RF...
- Role of the nuclei in eyeblink conditioningDavid G Lavond
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 2520, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 978:93-105. 2002..The interpositus is responsible for making the basic association between conditioned and unconditioned stimuli, which in turn allows ancillary learning to occur in cerebellar cortex, and possibly brainstem and forebrain...
- Isolated adrenal gland injury from penetrating traumaJuan A Asensio
Trauma Surgery Service A and Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, 90033 4525, USA
J Trauma 54:364-5. 2003
- Neurons, glia, and plasticity in normal brain agingC E Finch
Andrus Gerontology Center, Dept Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Adv Gerontol 10:35-9. 2002..Lastly, I discuss how developmental variations in the numbers of Purkinje cells and ovarian oocytes can be factors in outcomes of aging that are not under strict genetic control...
- Generating a valid questionnaire translation for cross-cultural useChia Ting Su
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Am J Occup Ther 56:581-5. 2002..Issues surrounding cultural relevance and linguistic meaning are of central concern in the translation process...
- Soy intake and other lifestyle determinants of serum estrogen levels among postmenopausal Chinese women in SingaporeAnna H Wu
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:844-51. 2002..Current smokers showed significantly higher E(2) levels (28%) than nonsmokers (P = 0.04). These findings are discussed in relation to the recent doubling of breast cancer incidence among Chinese women in Singapore...
- Evaluation of a recombinant antigen enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in the diagnostics of antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in children with rheumatic disordersA Reiff
Clin Rheumatol 21:103-7. 2002
- Indoor risk factors for asthma in a prospective study of adolescentsRob McConnell
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Epidemiology 13:288-95. 2002..However, there has been little investigation of the effect of the indoor environment on incident asthma in adolescents...
- Using the fossil record to estimate the age of the last common ancestor of extant primatesSimon Tavare
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1340, USA
Nature 416:726-9. 2002..The approach unites all the available palaeontological methods of timing evolutionary events: the fossil record, extant species and clade diversification models...
- A new, pluronic-based, bone hemostatic agent that does not impair osteogenesisM Y Wang
Division of Neurosurgery, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, 1200 NorthState Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Neurosurgery 49:962-7; discussion 968. 2001..However, bone wax locally interferes with osteogenesis, and its use is avoided when bone fusion is critical. We describe the use of a Pluronic copolymer blend as a biocompatible, absorbable, hemostatic agent...
- Privatizing indigent health services in Los Angeles County: understanding the effects on community-based providersD N Grazman
School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 13:187-99. 2000..On the positive side, we found evidence of increased levels of co-operation and innovation between community providers outside their formal roles in the county-sponsored public-private partnership programme...
- Determinants of voiding after three types of incontinence surgery: a multivariable analysisW H Kobak
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Obstet Gynecol 97:86-91. 2001..To determine the time to normal voiding in women after various surgical procedures for genuine stress urinary incontinence (GSUI) or urethral hypermobility...
- Reduced oncogenicity of p190 Bcr/Abl F-actin-binding domain mutantsN Heisterkamp
Division of Hematology Oncology, Section of Molecular Carcinogenesis, and from the Department of Pathology, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Blood 96:2226-32. 2000..These results show that the actin-binding domain of Abl enhances leukemia development but does not appear to be an absolute requirement for leukemogenesis...
- Pharmacokinetics of the thymidine analog 2'-fluoro-5-[(14)C]-methyl-1-beta-D-arabinofuranosyluracil ([(14)C]FMAU) in rat prostate tumor cellsJ R Bading
Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Nucl Med Biol 27:361-8. 2000..Thus, FMAU warrants further evaluation as an in vivo indicator of tumor cell division...
- Functional domains for amelogenin revealed by compound genetic defectsMichael L Paine
Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California 90033 1004, USA
J Bone Miner Res 18:466-72. 2003....
- Clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonanceGerald M Pohost
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicne, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1355 San Pablo St, Suite 117, Los Angeles, Calif 90089, USA
Circulation 108:647-53. 2003
- Sertraline as monotherapy in the treatment of psychotic and nonpsychotic depressionGeorge M Simpson
Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 64:959-65. 2003..The purpose of the present study was to examine the response to sertraline for patients with and without psychotic features using standard criteria such as recovery and remission...
- Reduced type 1 and type 2 cytokines in antiviral memory T helper function among women coinfected with HIV and HCVMaria C Villacres
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Center for Infectious Diseases and Virology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 99033, USA
J Clin Immunol 25:134-41. 2005..The overall anti-viral profile was dominated by Th1 cytokines even in coinfected women but both type 1 and type 2 responses were reduced in HIV-infected women and more extensively in women with HCV/HIV coinfection...
- The utility of safety counseling in a pediatric emergency departmentIlene A Claudius
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency and Transport Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
Pediatrics 115:e423-7. 2005..We attempted to demonstrate the efficacy of counseling families who presented to a pediatric emergency department with unrelated medical complaints...
- Soft tissue differentiation using multiband signatures of high resolution ultrasonic transmission tomographyJeong Won Jeong
AMI USC, 1042 West 36th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 24:399-408. 2005..Using the proposed method we can detect physical objects and biological tissues such as styrofoam balls, chicken tissue, calyces, and vessel-duct successfully...
- Complete ascertainment of dementia in the Swedish Twin Registry: the HARMONY studyMargaret Gatz
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
Neurobiol Aging 26:439-47. 2005..Among monozygotic twins where both twins had Alzheimer's disease, the within pair difference in age of onset ranged from both becoming demented in the same year to 7 years difference in onset...
- Family structure, intergenerational mobility, and the reproduction of poverty: evidence for increasing polarization?Kelly Musick
Department of Sociology, KAP 352, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2539, USA
Demography 41:629-48. 2004..They account for only a small share of the recent historical change in poverty and family structure and play no role in exacerbating existing economic disparities by family structure...
- Does routine serial computed tomography of the head influence management of traumatic brain injury? A prospective evaluationCarlos V R Brown
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Trauma 57:939-43. 2004..Recent retrospective reviews have challenged the need for serial head CT after traumatic brain injury (TBI). This study intends to prospectively examine the value of routine serial head CT after TBI...
- Environmental factors and risk for hepatocellular carcinomaMimi C Yu
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
Gastroenterology 127:S72-8. 2004..In summary, risk factors for HCC are identifiable in most patients and primarily are associated with chronic hepatic injury...
- Prevalence and risk indicators of visual impairment and blindness in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye StudyRohit Varma
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Ophthalmology 111:1132-40. 2004..To determine the age- and gender-specific prevalence and risk indicators of visual impairment and blindness in urban Latinos 40 years and older...
- Improving the health of Californians: effective public-private strategies for challenging timesJames M Ferris
Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:257-61. 2004....
- Workplace characteristics and work disability onset for men and womenEileen M Crimmins
Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Soz Praventivmed 49:122-31. 2004..We examine whether the association persists when controlling for major chronic disease experience. We also address whether job characteristics are ultimately associated with the receipt of disability benefits...
- Mitochondrial free radical production and cell signalingEnrique Cadenas
Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, PSC 622, 1985 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Mol Aspects Med 25:17-26. 2004....
- Multiple imputation methods for longitudinal blood pressure measurements from the Framingham Heart StudyTerri Kang
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
BMC Genet 4:S43. 2003..This suggests that if missingness patterns are correlated within families, then imputation methods that do not allow this correlation can yield biased results...
- Reduction of epidural fibrosis in lumbar surgery with Oxiplex adhesion barriers of carboxymethylcellulose and polyethylene oxideKathleen E Rodgers
Keck School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, 1321 North Mission Road, 110, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Spine J 3:277-83; discussion 284. 2003..The presence of fibrosis renders reoperations risky, and in some patients fibrosis may lead to nerve root tethering...
- Vascular aneurysm producing divided right atrium in a patient with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septumJ C Wood
Children s Heart Center, Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, USC School of Medicine, CA 90027, USA
Cardiol Young 10:281-5. 2000..We discuss the findings relative to concepts of development of the coronary arteries in normal hearts and in pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum...
- Drug Abuse Prevention for High Risk Emerging AdultsSTEVEN SUSSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..We propose to test the efficacy of a booster intervention targeting alternative high school youth, who are at higher risk for development of drug abuse than are youth in regular high schools. ..
- LOS ANGELES LATINO EYE STUDYRohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007..The data will help predict the eye care needs of and will aid in developing prevention and intervention programs for this largest and fastest growing minority in the United States. ..
- COLLABORATIVE INITIAL GLAUCOMA TREATMENT STUDYRohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2003The intent of this application is to document the ability of the University of Southern California to participate as an effective and productive clinical center in the proposed multicenter clinical trial, entitled "Collaborative Initial ..
- Multiethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study (MEPEDS)Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007..MEPEDS will also be studying selected demographic, biological and behavioral risk factors associated with these diseases and the consequences of these diseases from a health related quality of life perspective. ..
- Depression in Alzheimer's Disease Study 2 (DIADS-2)Lon Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2007..dAD, and their caregivers, will be recruited into the study at five clinical centers: Johns Hopkins, University of Southern California, University of Rochester, University of Pennsylvania, and Medical University of South Carolina...
- Estrogen Receptor-beta phytoSERMs for Management of Menopause and Age-AssociatedLon S Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will also conduct a pilot analysis to determine the efficacy of PhytoSERMs to significantly reduce hot flashes. ..
- The vital role of BAFF in the development of SLEWilliam Stohl; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- PROJECT TOWARDS NO DRUG ABUSE COMPONENTS ANALYSISSTEVEN SUSSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will apply a series of sophisticated models to analyze the collected data for potential experimental, mediational and moderational effects as specified by hypotheses generated from the underlying theoretical base. ..
- Drug Abuse Prevention for High Risk Emerging AdultsSTEVEN Y SUSSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..We propose to test the efficacy of a booster intervention targeting alternative high school youth, who are at higher risk for development of drug abuse than are youth in regular high schools. ..
- The vital role of BAFF in the development of SLEWilliam Stohl; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- FDG PET-CT in Metastatic Prostate CancerHossein Jadvar; Fiscal Year: 2010..Rigorous statistical methods will be applied to determine the diagnostic and prognostic performance of FDG PET-CT in this clinical setting. ..
- FDG PET-CT in Metastatic Prostate CancerHossein Jadvar; Fiscal Year: 2007..Rigorous statistical methods will be applied to determine the diagnostic and prognostic performance of FDG PET-CT in this clinical setting. ..
- CRP, inflammation, and neurodegeneration during agingCaleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2006..F1 hybrids will be made with APPswe/ind and the existing systemic huCRPtg (Y1) and with the neuron-specific huCRPtg (when available). The F1 hybrids will be examined for changes in deposits of Abeta-amyloid. ..
- Cardiac Function and Cardiac iron (T2*) in ThalassemiaJohn Wood; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will provide the necessary groundwork for longitudinal studies of cardiac iron load on cardiac performance in thalassemia patients. ..
- 'Training in Endocrinology and Neurobiology of Aging'Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2007..Opportunities for human studies on aging, including ethnic differences in aging processes, are provided through the Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center. ..
- ApoJ (Clusterin) in Alzheimer's Disease and AgingCaleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2006..In vitro studies with primary glial cultures from wildtype and apoJ-deficient mice will examine mechanisms of apoJ in microglial activation and in the sensitivity of neurons to AB. ..
- SYMPOSIUM ON ORGANISMS WITH SLOW AGINGCaleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2002..Ricklefs plan to convene the second Symposium on Organisms with Slow Aging (SOSA-2) at the University of Southern California. SOSA-2 will build on SOSA-1 held September 2000...
- APOJ (CLUSTERIN) IN ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND AGINGCaleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- 'Training in Endocrinology and Neurobiology of Aging'Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2006..Opportunities for human studies on aging, including ethnic differences in aging processes, are provided through the Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center. ..
- INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT AND RISK OF DISEASE IN ADOLESCENTSMichael Goran; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Impact of Gait Analysis on Surgical OutcomesTishya Wren; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results will determine whether the use of gait analysis testing improves clinical outcomes in children who have walking problems due to cerebral palsy. ..
- Impact of Gait Analysis on Surgical OutcomesTishya Wren; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will determine whether the use of gait analysis testing improves clinical outcomes in children who have walking problems due to cerebral palsy. ..
- TYPE 2 DIABETES IN HISPANIC ADOLESCENTSMichael Goran; Fiscal Year: 2007..The findings will be valuable for the design of treatment and prevention interventions in this high-risk population. ..
- INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT AND RISK OF DISEASE IN ADOLESCENTSMichael Goran; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT AND RISK OF DISEASE IN ADOLESCENTSMichael Goran; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..