University of Texas Medical Branch

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Organization: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Avian influenza A H5N1 virus
    Michael J Loeffelholz
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0740, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:1-20. 2010
  2. ncbi Use of mind-body therapies in psychiatry and family medicine faculty and residents: attitudes, barriers, and gender differences
    Victor Sierpina
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:129-35. 2007
  3. pmc Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study
    Radek Bukowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    BMJ 334:836. 2007
  4. ncbi Pulmonary involvement in systemic sclerosis: associations with genetic, serologic, sociodemographic, and behavioral factors
    Terry A McNearney
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77555 1165, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:318-26. 2007
  5. pmc An analysis of the molecular origin of osmolyte-dependent protein stability
    JORG ROSGEN
    Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1052, USA
    Protein Sci 16:733-43. 2007
  6. ncbi Environmental risk factors for prevention and molecular intervention of cervical cancer
    William W Au
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:671-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Restriction and expansion of Ehrlichia strain diversity
    XUE JIE YU
    Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0609, United States
    Vet Parasitol 143:337-46. 2007
  8. ncbi Vaccination: an opportunity to enhance early adolescent preventative services
    Richard Rupp
    Department of Pediatrics and Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:461-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Yellow fever: a disease that has yet to be conquered
    Alan D T Barrett
    Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:209-29. 2007
  10. ncbi Interleukin-1-induced NF-kappaB recruitment to the oxytocin receptor gene inhibits RNA polymerase II-promoter interactions in cultured human myometrial cells
    Melvyn S Soloff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:619-24. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Disablement Process in Mexican American Older Adults
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. ENABLING-DISABLING PROCESS IN HISPANIC OLDER ADULTS
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Disablement Process in Mexican American Older Adults
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Interdisciplinary Predoctoral Rehabilitation Research Training
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Peripheral Sensitization Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Mechanisms of Peripheral Analgesia: Group II mGluRs
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. Group III mGLURs: Mechanisms of Analgesia
    Susan M Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Non-Peptide Somatostatin Agonist Analgesics
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Avian influenza A H5N1 virus
    Michael J Loeffelholz
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0740, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:1-20. 2010
    ..This article discusses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of human infections caused by influenza A H5N1 virus...
  2. ncbi Use of mind-body therapies in psychiatry and family medicine faculty and residents: attitudes, barriers, and gender differences
    Victor Sierpina
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:129-35. 2007
    ..Biofeedback, relaxation therapy, hypnosis, guided imagery, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychoeducational approaches are the domain of MBM we examined in assessing physician attitudes, beliefs, and practices...
  3. pmc Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study
    Radek Bukowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    BMJ 334:836. 2007
    ..To determine if first trimester fetal growth is associated with birth weight, duration of pregnancy, and the risk of delivering a small for gestational age infant...
  4. ncbi Pulmonary involvement in systemic sclerosis: associations with genetic, serologic, sociodemographic, and behavioral factors
    Terry A McNearney
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77555 1165, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:318-26. 2007
    ..To determine the relative contributions of genetic, clinical, serologic, sociodemographic, and behavioral/psychological variables to early pulmonary involvement in the Genetics versus Environment in Scleroderma Outcome Study cohort...
  5. pmc An analysis of the molecular origin of osmolyte-dependent protein stability
    JORG ROSGEN
    Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1052, USA
    Protein Sci 16:733-43. 2007
    ..It is argued that the simple solvation behavior of naturally occurring osmolytes is a prerequisite for their usefulness in osmotic regulation in vivo...
  6. ncbi Environmental risk factors for prevention and molecular intervention of cervical cancer
    William W Au
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:671-8. 2007
    ..g., the core apoptotic machinery, that can cause self-destruction of the CC cells, thus providing potentially effective molecular therapy. These topics are discussed in this review...
  7. ncbi Restriction and expansion of Ehrlichia strain diversity
    XUE JIE YU
    Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0609, United States
    Vet Parasitol 143:337-46. 2007
    ..canis suggests that E. chaffeensis and E. ruminantium face more host immune pressure than E. canis or that E. chaffeensis and E. ruminantium evolved earlier than E. canis and have diverged...
  8. ncbi Vaccination: an opportunity to enhance early adolescent preventative services
    Richard Rupp
    Department of Pediatrics and Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:461-4. 2006
    ..In this manuscript, we provide suggestions as to how a new vaccination schedule can be used to enhance preventative services to both adolescents and their parents...
  9. ncbi Yellow fever: a disease that has yet to be conquered
    Alan D T Barrett
    Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:209-29. 2007
    ..Both present serious potential public health problems to large population centers...
  10. ncbi Interleukin-1-induced NF-kappaB recruitment to the oxytocin receptor gene inhibits RNA polymerase II-promoter interactions in cultured human myometrial cells
    Melvyn S Soloff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:619-24. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Head movements evoked by electrical stimulation in the frontal eye field of the monkey: evidence for independent eye and head control
    L Longtang Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:3528-42. 2006
    ..These unique head movements minimized the eye deviation from the center of the orbit and contributed little to gaze shifts. The results suggest that head motor control may be independent from eye control in the FEF...
  12. ncbi Bilateral retinal detachment in a patient with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
    Blake E McGehee
    Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:366-71. 2005
    ..This patient met the clinical criteria for Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) Syndrome. Review of VKH syndrome as well as the radiographic findings will be discussed...
  13. ncbi Comparing uterine electromyography activity of antepartum patients versus term labor patients
    Robert E Garfield
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:23-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare uterine electromyography of patients delivering>24 hours from measurement with laboring patients<or=24 hours from measurement...
  14. ncbi Understanding signal transduction through functional proteomics
    Xiaodong Cheng
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1031, USA
    Expert Rev Proteomics 2:103-16. 2005
    ..In this review, recent and innovative applications of functional proteomics in determining changes in protein contents, modifications, activities and interactions underpinning signaling transduction pathways are discussed...
  15. ncbi Post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome
    Andrew W Dupont
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:378-84. 2007
    ..Overall, patients with PI-IBS have a slightly improved prognosis compared with those with IBS without an infectious onset...
  16. pmc Body mass index and change in blood pressure over a 7-year period in older Mexican Americans
    Luis F Amador
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:275-82. 2006
    ..Hypertension is one of the most prevalent medical conditions affecting older adults. Understanding possible modifiable risk factors that may play a role in the management of hypertension will be beneficial...
  17. doi Nasal lumps and skin bumps
    Krishna S Kasturi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 0570, USA
    Am J Med 121:16-8. 2008
  18. pmc Intensive insulin therapy in severely burned pediatric patients: a prospective randomized trial
    Marc G Jeschke
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:351-9. 2010
    ..However, to date no prospective randomized study exists that determines whether intensive insulin therapy is associated with improved post-burn morbidity and mortality...
  19. doi Infant obesity: are we ready to make this diagnosis?
    David P McCormick
    Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77555 1119, USA
    J Pediatr 157:15-9. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of infant obesity (weight-for-length) in a pediatric practice...
  20. pmc Essential amino acids increase microRNA-499, -208b, and -23a and downregulate myostatin and myocyte enhancer factor 2C mRNA expression in human skeletal muscle
    Micah J Drummond
    Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Rehabilitation Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Nutr 139:2279-84. 2009
    ..Further work is needed to determine whether these miRNA are post-transcriptional regulators of growth-related genes following an anabolic stimulus...
  21. pmc Preconceptional folate supplementation and the risk of spontaneous preterm birth: a cohort study
    Radek Bukowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000061. 2009
    ..Low plasma folate concentrations in pregnancy are associated with preterm birth. Here we show an association between preconceptional folate supplementation and the risk of spontaneous preterm birth...
  22. doi Cardiovascular collapse and vascular permeability changes in an ovine model of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sepsis
    Collette C Jonkam
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospital for Children, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Shock 32:621-5. 2009
    ..These results evidence that excessive production of reactive radicals and VEGF may play a major role in cardiovascular collapse and vascular hyperpermeability in MRSA sepsis...
  23. doi Correlates of bacterial pneumonia hospitalizations in elders, Texas border
    Frank C Lemus
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:423-32. 2010
    ..This study explored associations of individual and county correlates with bacterial pneumonia hospitalization rates for elders residing in 32 Texas counties bordering Mexico...
  24. pmc Pulmonary vascular permeability changes in an ovine model of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sepsis
    Collette C Jonkam
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospital for Children, Galveston, TX 77555 1102, USA
    Crit Care 13:R19. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) sepsis following smoke inhalation increases pulmonary transvascular fluid flux via excessive nitric oxide (NO) production...
  25. pmc The ACRONYM (Alternatives for Circumvention of Restrictions on Naming BY Trialists of Their Manuscripts) Report
    Neil J Nusbaum
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Med Humanit 30:131-3. 2009
    ..Although the article is tongue in cheek, the underlying concern is that the names of studies may not, in fact, correspond to the actual results they yield...
  26. pmc Levofloxacin rescues mice from lethal intra-nasal infections with virulent Francisella tularensis and induces immunity and production of protective antibody
    Gary R Klimpel
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1070, USA
    Vaccine 26:6874-82. 2008
    ..tularensis...
  27. doi Ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus: a call for indefinite prophylaxis in lung transplantation
    Vincent G Valentine
    Texas Transplant Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0772, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:875-81. 2008
    ..However, the optimal duration of GCV prophylaxis remains unclear. We report our experience with GCV prophylaxis administered indefinitely and its effect on CMV pneumonitis, BOS and survival after lung transplantation (LT)...
  28. pmc Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist use in men without a cancer registry diagnosis of prostate cancer
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:146. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that some men receive these agents after only a limited work-up for their cancer. Such cases may be missed by tumor registries, leading to underestimates of the total extent of GnRH agonist use...
  29. doi A role for metallothionein in the pathogenesis of diabetes and its cardiovascular complications
    Wolfgang Maret
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 700 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 94:1-3. 2008
    ..Both zinc and metallothionein protect cells against the redox stress that occurs in diabetes and contributes to its progression towards diabetic complications, including heart disease...
  30. pmc Kvbeta1.1 associates with Kvalpha1.4 in Chinese hamster ovary cells and pigeon type II vestibular hair cells and enhances the amplitude, inactivation and negatively shifts the steady-state inactivation range
    M J Correia
    Department of Otolaryngology, Room 7 102 Blocker Medical Research Building Route 1063, UTMB, Galveston, TX 77555 1063, USA
    Neuroscience 152:809-20. 2008
    ..4 and Kvbeta1.1 to suggest N-and C-type inactivation, co-assembly and association of Kvalpha1.4 and Kvbeta1.1 may also produce changes in the time dependent inactivation properties of vestibular hair cells...
  31. pmc An ETP model (exclusion-tolerance-progression) for multi drug resistance
    Subburaj Kannan
    Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 2:17. 2005
    ..The clinical success of a chemotherapeutic regimen depends on the ratio of sensitive to resistant cell populations...
  32. ncbi Role of aldose reductase and oxidative damage in diabetes and the consequent potential for therapeutic options
    Satish K Srivastava
    Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Endocr Rev 26:380-92. 2005
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  33. ncbi Differential activation of individual subunits in heteromeric kainate receptors
    Geoffrey T Swanson
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston 77555, USA
    Neuron 34:589-98. 2002
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  34. ncbi West Nile virus strains differ in mouse neurovirulence and binding to mouse or human brain membrane receptor preparations
    D W Beasley
    WHO Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:332-5. 2001
  35. ncbi Gender differences in protein metabolism
    K D Tipton
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Metabolism Unit, Shriner s Hospital for Children Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 4:493-8. 2001
    ..Certainly, more studies need to be conducted to ascertain what gender differences in whole body and muscle protein metabolism exist and how these differences result in different phylogenetic characteristics...
  36. ncbi Electroporation of antibodies, DNA, and other macromolecules into cells: a highly efficient method
    S Baron
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1019, USA
    J Immunol Methods 242:115-26. 2000
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  37. ncbi The anatomical organization of the macaque pregeniculate complex
    C A Livingston
    Marine Biomedical Institute, Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1043, USA
    Brain Res 876:166-79. 2000
    ..This, combined with the differential localization of GABA in the PrGC, provides a basis for further study of its functional role...
  38. ncbi Venovenous perfusion-induced systemic hyperthermia: hemodynamics, blood flow, and thermal gradients
    R A Vertrees
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0528, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:644-52. 2000
    ..Thermal events during extracorporeal venovenous perfusion-induced systemic hyperthermia (VV-PISH) were studied and related to determination of whole-body and regional thermal isoeffect doses...
  39. ncbi Cisapride provides symptomatic relief in functional dyspepsia associated with gastric myoelectrical abnormality
    J D Chen
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:1041-7. 2000
    ..We evaluated the effects of cisapride (10 mg t.d.s. and 20 mg b.d.) on gastrointestinal symptoms and gastric myoelectrical activity in patients with functional dyspepsia. Myoelectrical activity was measured by electrogastrography...
  40. ncbi Refining quality of life: validating a multidimensional factor measure in the severe mentally ill
    S L Bishop
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA
    Qual Life Res 8:151-60. 1999
    ..e. the clearest groupings of items. These results indicate that the Q-LES-Q does appear to measure valid dimensions matching those proposed by the subscales and, thus, may be a useful and reliable tool for clinical applications...
  41. ncbi Tubulovillous adenoma of the urinary bladder
    P A Adegboyega
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    Mod Pathol 12:735-8. 1999
    ..These findings provide insight into the biology of intestinal metaplasia and also lend support to the theory of the chronic irritation-metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence...
  42. ncbi Population monitoring: experience with residents exposed to uranium mining/milling waste
    W W Au
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Division of Environmental Toxicology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 2 102 Ewing Hall, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Mutat Res 405:237-45. 1998
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  43. ncbi Thyrotropin-receptor-mediated diseases: a paradigm for receptor autoimmunity
    B S Prabhakar
    Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1019, USA
    Immunol Today 18:437-42. 1997
    ..This article reviews how cloning of the TSHR has contributed to our understanding of its structure and function, and has allowed induction of experimental autoimmunity to the TSHR...
  44. pmc Hormone-associated cancer: mechanistic similarities between human breast cancer and estrogen-induced kidney carcinogenesis in hamsters
    J G Liehr
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1031, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:565-9. 1997
    ..Tumors may arise in cells genetically altered by various types of estrogen-induced DNA damage. At the same time, these altered cells may respond to estrogen receptor-mediated stimuli in support of cell transformation and growth...
  45. ncbi Hypoxia induces cyclooxygenase-2 via the NF-kappaB p65 transcription factor in human vascular endothelial cells
    J F Schmedtje
    Sealy Center for Molecular Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1064, USA
    J Biol Chem 272:601-8. 1997
    ..Thus, the intracellular signaling mechanism that leads to induction of COX-2 by hypoxia includes binding of p65 to the relatively 3' NF-kappaB consensus element in the COX-2 upstream promoter region in human vascular endothelial cells...
  46. ncbi Handgrip strength and mortality in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1250-6. 2002
    ..To examine the association between handgrip strength and mortality in older Mexican American men and women...
  47. ncbi Aldosterone inhibits HCO absorption via a nongenomic pathway in medullary thick ascending limb
    David W Good
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 283:F699-706. 2002
    ..The novel action of aldosterone to inhibit luminal acidification in the MTAL may play a role in enabling the kidney to regulate acid-base balance independently of Na(+) balance and extracellular fluid volume...
  48. ncbi Experimental infection of the Sigmodon alstoni cotton rat with CaƱo Delgadito virus, a South American hantavirus
    Charles F Fulhorst
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:107-11. 2002
    ..Collectively, the results indicate that CDG virus can establish lengthy (perhaps lifelong) infections in Alston's cotton rat and thus support the concept that S. alstoni is the principal host of CDG virus...
  49. ncbi Pre-symptomatic detection of prions by cyclic amplification of protein misfolding
    Claudio Soto
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    FEBS Lett 579:638-42. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that PMCA may be useful for the development of an ultra-sensitive diagnostic test to minimize the risk of further propagation of TSEs...
  50. ncbi Ingestion of casein and whey proteins result in muscle anabolism after resistance exercise
    Kevin D Tipton
    Metabolism Unit, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2073-81. 2004
    ..This study was designed to examine the acute response of muscle protein balance to ingestion of two different intact proteins after resistance exercise...
  51. ncbi Motor vehicle accident and alarming chest X-ray
    Leonard E Swischuk
    Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77550 0365, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:551-2. 2004
  52. ncbi Health-related social disengagement in elderly diabetic patients: association with subsequent disability and survival
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1630-7. 2004
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  53. ncbi Reliability and validity of the SF-36 among older Mexican Americans
    M Kristen Peek
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1153, USA
    Gerontologist 44:418-25. 2004
    ..This measure of health-related quality of life, however, has not yet been examined among older Mexican Americans, a rapidly growing subset of the older population...
  54. ncbi Additive transfer free energies of the peptide backbone unit that are independent of the model compound and the choice of concentration scale
    Matthew Auton
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 5 154 Medical Research Building, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Biochemistry 43:1329-42. 2004
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  55. ncbi Correlates of weight loss behaviors among low-income African-American, Caucasian, and Latina women
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:231-9. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of weight reduction behaviors among low-income women...
  56. ncbi Effects of aging on mortality, hypothermia, and cytokine induction in mice with endotoxemia or sepsis
    Hiroshi Saito
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 124:1047-58. 2003
    ..These results clearly demonstrate an age-associated increase in mortality, hypothermia, and induction of IL-6 during endotoxemia and sepsis...
  57. ncbi Neurokinin B peptide serum levels are higher in normotensive pregnant women than in preeclamptic pregnant women
    Dietmar Schlembach
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1418-22. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine neurokinin B levels in serum from preeclamptic and normotensive and to investigate the role of neurokinin B in preeclampsia...
  58. ncbi Inconsistent use of diabetes medications, diabetes complications, and mortality in older mexican americans over a 7-year period: data from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiologic study of the elderly
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3054-60. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between inconsistency in use of diabetes drugs and risk of renal, eye, and circulation problems and death over a 7-year period in community-dwelling older Mexican Americans...
  59. ncbi Update on new biomaterials and their use in reconstructive surgery
    Anna M Pou
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Room 7 104, John Sealy Annex, Galveston, TX 77555 0521, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:240-4. 2003
    ..At present, biomaterials that may find future use in craniofacial reconstruction include newly developed bone and skin substitutes and soft-tissue fillers...
  60. ncbi Adrenomedullin requires an intact nitric oxide system to function as an endogenous vasodilator in rat gestation
    Andrea G Witlin
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77555 1066, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 22:9-24. 2003
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  61. ncbi Variability in human sensitivity to 1,3-butadiene: Influence of the allelic variants of the microsomal epoxide hydrolase gene
    Sherif Z Abdel-Rahman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1110, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 41:140-6. 2003
    ..44 +/- 2.09 x 10(-6)). Our results indicate that mEH genotypes may play a significant role in human sensitivity to the genotoxic effects of exposure to BD...
  62. ncbi The role of serotonin in the actions of psychostimulants: molecular and pharmacological analyses
    K A Cunningham
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1031, USA
    Behav Brain Res 73:93-102. 1996
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Research Grants62

  1. Disablement Process in Mexican American Older Adults
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings will extend our understanding of how frailty impacts independence and quality of life in the rapidly expanding Mexican American older adult population. ..
  2. ENABLING-DISABLING PROCESS IN HISPANIC OLDER ADULTS
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings will extend our current understanding of the process of becoming disabled in older adults and how this process influences important quality of life issues for a distinct ethnic group. ..
  3. Disablement Process in Mexican American Older Adults
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will extend our understanding of how frailty impacts independence and quality of life in the rapidly expanding Mexican American older adult population. ..
  4. Interdisciplinary Predoctoral Rehabilitation Research Training
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D. Curriculum offered through the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston...
  5. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The candidate (Kenneth J. Ottenbacher) holds a faculty position at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas, that involves several administrative roles including: Vice Dean in the School of Allied Health Sciences,..
  6. Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and the University of Florida (UF) propose to develop a Rehabilitation Research Career Development (RRCD) program in collaboration with a network of NCMRR Research Infrastructure Cores, VA ..
  7. Peripheral Sensitization Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this proposal we will elucidate mechanisms that heretofore have been unknown contributors to central neuropathic pain. ..
  8. Mechanisms of Peripheral Analgesia: Group II mGluRs
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Enhancing activity of peripheral inhibitory Group II mGluRs could provide a non-opioid therapy for pain, avoiding CNS and PNS side effects inherent in opioid treatment. ..
  9. Group III mGLURs: Mechanisms of Analgesia
    Susan M Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Non-Peptide Somatostatin Agonist Analgesics
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will assess the behavioral, physiological and anatomical outcomes of NISAs treatment, evaluating their potential to yield highly desirable analgesics which could greatly reduce the current reliance on opioid therapies. ..
  11. Peripheral Sensitization Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this proposal we will elucidate mechanisms that heretofore have been unknown contributors to central neuropathic pain. ..
  12. Peripheral Sensitization Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this proposal we will elucidate mechanisms that heretofore have been unknown contributors to central neuropathic pain. ..
  13. Peripheral Sensitization Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Susan M Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this proposal we will elucidate mechanisms that heretofore have been unknown contributors to central neuropathic pain. ..
  14. NMDA MEDIATED EVENTS IN NEUROPATHIC PAIN
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The results will elucidate mechanisms of neuropathic pain and determine whether NMDA antagonists will provide a needed therapeutic tool for a clinical phenomenon historically very difficult to treat. ..
  15. PERIPHERAL GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS IN INFLAMMATORY PAIN
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  16. PERIPHERAL SOMATOSTATIN CONTROLS INFLAMMATORY PAIN
    Susan Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Peripheral SST receptors offer novel targets for nociceptor modulation and are likely targets for further development of non-opioid therapies to aid in reducing the pain and long-term deleterious changes that can accompany inflammation. ..
  17. Stroke Recovery in Underserved Populations
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The work is also important as it has the potential to "contribute important insights into why some do well and others do poorly in the face of persistent challenges." ..
  18. Psychological Well Being and Recovery Among Older Hospitalized Adults
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..whites, non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics) admitted to the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Older adults enrolled in the study will be assessed at five time points: within 24 hours of ..
  19. Psychological Well Being and Recovery Among Older Hospitalized Adults
    Glenn V Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..whites, non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics) admitted to the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Older adults enrolled in the study will be assessed at five time points: within 24 hours of ..
  20. TREATMENT OF SSRI RESISTANT DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS
    Karen Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This site is based in Pittsburgh, which also serves as the Data Coordinating Center for the study ..
  21. Treatment of Early Age Mania
    Karen Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The chief study statistician, Dr. Satish lyengar is subcontracted to the coordinating site at Washington U in St. Louis and Dr. Philip Lavori is a major consultant for statistical analyses. ..
  22. Positive Emotions and Exceptional Healthy Aging
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. Findings from this R03 application will generate data for an R01 application examining cross-national differences and similarities in healthy aging for older Hispanics in the U.S., Mexico, and Latin America. ..
  23. Assessing Quality of Life for Rehabilitation Patients
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D. in 2000 from the Graduate Program in Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)...
  24. Stroke Recovery in Underserved Populations
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The work is also important as it has the potential to "contribute important insights into why some do well and others do poorly in the face of persistent challenges." ..
  25. Interdisciplinary Mentoring in Women's Health
    Abbey Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, this plan will allow the trainees to establish independent careers in patient-oriented research. ..