Wake Forest University School of Medicine

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Organization: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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  1. pmc Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae initiates formation of neutrophil extracellular traps
    Richard A Juneau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, 5053 Hanes Building, 1000 Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Infect Immun 79:431-8. 2011
  2. doi Endobronchial ultrasound in the evaluation of lung cancer: a practical review and cost analysis for the practicing pulmonologist
    Mark R Bowling
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section on Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    South Med J 101:534-8. 2008
  3. pmc Enhancing communication skills for pediatric visits through on-line training using video demonstrations
    Kathi J Kemper
    Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:8. 2008
  4. doi Effects of a waiting period after clopidogrel treatment before performing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Marc G Reichert
    Department of Pharmacy, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:151-5. 2008
  5. ncbi The genetic basis of glucose homeostasis
    Stephen S Rich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:221-6. 2005
  6. pmc Calcified atherosclerotic plaque and bone mineral density in type 2 diabetes: the diabetes heart study
    J Jeffrey Carr
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Bone 42:43-52. 2008
  7. ncbi Whole grain intake and cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis
    Philip B Mellen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:283-90. 2008
  8. ncbi Respiratory controversies in the critical care setting. When caring for critically ill patients, do clinicians have a responsibility to be innovative and try unproven approaches when accepted approaches are failing?
    Bruce K Rubin
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1082, USA
    Respir Care 52:408-15. 2007
  9. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among US adults: a qualitative review
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:135-42. 2007
  10. ncbi Effects of lasofoxifene on bone in surgically postmenopausal cynomolgus monkeys
    Cynthia Lees
    Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Menopause 14:97-105. 2007

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Publications62

  1. pmc Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae initiates formation of neutrophil extracellular traps
    Richard A Juneau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, 5053 Hanes Building, 1000 Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Infect Immun 79:431-8. 2011
    ..These data support the conclusion that, for NTHI, formation of NET structures may be a persistence determinant by providing a niche within the middle-ear chamber...
  2. doi Endobronchial ultrasound in the evaluation of lung cancer: a practical review and cost analysis for the practicing pulmonologist
    Mark R Bowling
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section on Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    South Med J 101:534-8. 2008
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  3. pmc Enhancing communication skills for pediatric visits through on-line training using video demonstrations
    Kathi J Kemper
    Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and desirability of on-line training and sought suggestions for future courses...
  4. doi Effects of a waiting period after clopidogrel treatment before performing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Marc G Reichert
    Department of Pharmacy, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:151-5. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of a waiting period after clopidogrel treatment before coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Design. Single-center, prospective, observational study...
  5. ncbi The genetic basis of glucose homeostasis
    Stephen S Rich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:221-6. 2005
    ..Ultimately, knowledge of the genetic basis of glucose homeostasis will facilitate the development of more directed therapies for prevention and treatment of diabetes and other diseases associated with disordered glucose metabolism...
  6. pmc Calcified atherosclerotic plaque and bone mineral density in type 2 diabetes: the diabetes heart study
    J Jeffrey Carr
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Bone 42:43-52. 2008
    ..QCT determined vBMD was more strongly related to CP than aBMD by DXA. The relation between CP and BMD in diabetes is influenced by age, sex, and ethnicity, with further effect modification by hormone replacement therapy...
  7. ncbi Whole grain intake and cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis
    Philip B Mellen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:283-90. 2008
    ..This study sought to quantitate the available observational evidence on whole grain intake and clinical cardiovascular events...
  8. ncbi Respiratory controversies in the critical care setting. When caring for critically ill patients, do clinicians have a responsibility to be innovative and try unproven approaches when accepted approaches are failing?
    Bruce K Rubin
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1082, USA
    Respir Care 52:408-15. 2007
    ..In such cases, it is to be hoped that this can be done in such a way that data are formally and prospectively collected to increase our knowledge...
  9. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among US adults: a qualitative review
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:135-42. 2007
    ..To review existing data to determine whether racial/ethnic disparities exist for self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among adults in the United States...
  10. ncbi Effects of lasofoxifene on bone in surgically postmenopausal cynomolgus monkeys
    Cynthia Lees
    Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Menopause 14:97-105. 2007
    ..The primary endpoint of this study was biomechanical testing of animals treated for 2 years...
  11. pmc Modeling adolescent drug-use patterns in cluster-unit trials with multiple sources of correlation using robust latent class regressions
    Beth A Reboussin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:850-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study is to examine variation in adolescent drug-use patterns by using latent class regression analysis and evaluate the properties of an estimating-equations approach under different cluster-unit trial designs...
  12. ncbi Carbon nanotube applications for tissue engineering
    Benjamin S Harrison
    Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Biomaterials 28:344-53. 2007
    ..Overall, carbon nanotubes may play an integral role as unique biomaterial for creating and monitoring engineered tissue...
  13. pmc Long-term impact of four different strategies for delivering an on-line curriculum about herbs and other dietary supplements
    Tiffany Beal
    Physican Assistant Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:39. 2006
    ..We wished to better understand the duration of these improvements and whether different curriculum delivery strategies differed in affecting these improvements...
  14. ncbi Other medications for aerosol delivery
    Bruce K Rubin
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine Medical Center, Boulevard Winston Salem, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1081, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S76-9. 2006
    ..Aerosol gene transfer therapy to correct abnormalities associated with cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia and other airway diseases also holds great potential...
  15. doi Religion and medical neglect
    Sara H Sinal
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1081, USA
    South Med J 101:703-6. 2008
    ..Suggestions are made for the clinician regarding recognition and management of religion-associated medical neglect in children...
  16. pmc A skin abscess model for teaching incision and drainage procedures
    Michael T Fitch
    Emergency Medicine Educational Research and Development Group, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:38. 2008
    ..A realistic model of abscess incision and drainage will allow trainees to learn and practice this basic physician procedure...
  17. pmc Immune response in the absence of neurovirulence in mice infected with m protein mutant vesicular stomatitis virus
    Maryam Ahmed
    Department of Biochemistry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Virol 82:9273-7. 2008
    ..These results support the use of M protein mutants of VSV as vaccine vectors...
  18. doi Foregut duplication cysts in siblings: A case report
    Paul L Davis
    Medical Center Boulevard, Department of Otolaryngology, 4th Floor Watlington, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1331-4. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of such an event in the literature. This case raises the question of a possibly inherited foregut cyst versus a spontaneous occurrence in first degree relatives...
  19. doi Stretch-induced TRPC4 downregulation is accompanied by reduced capacitative Ca2+ entry in WKY but not SHR mesenteric smooth muscle cells
    Sarah Hoffmann Lindsey
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:288-92. 2010
    ..The stretch-induced increase in capacitative Ca(2+) entry in SHR may be due to a compensatory upregulation of non-TRPC4 channels or an increase in store-operated signaling or channel activity...
  20. pmc HIV and sexually transmitted disease risk among male Hispanic/Latino migrant farmworkers in the Southeast: Findings from a pilot CBPR study
    Scott D Rhodes
    Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:976-83. 2010
    ..This study was designed to describe risk factors for HIV and STD infection, explore personal characteristics associated with condom use, and evaluate the feasibility of collecting self-report and biomarker data from farmworkers...
  21. pmc Parental cancer and the family: a population-based estimate of the number of US cancer survivors residing with their minor children
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 116:4395-401. 2010
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  22. ncbi Evolution of a rapid response system from voluntary to mandatory activation
    Catherine M Jones
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:266-70, 241. 2010
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  23. doi Soy and the exercise-induced inflammatory response in postmenopausal women
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Health, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798 7313, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:261-9. 2010
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  24. pmc Distinctive structure and interfacial activity of the human apolipoprotein A-IV 347S isoprotein
    Richard B Weinberg
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Lipid Res 51:2664-71. 2010
    ..Together, these observations establish that the T347S substitution alters the conformation of apo A-IV and lowers its interfacial activity-changes that could account for the effect of this polymorphism on postprandial lipid metabolism...
  25. doi Ovarian malignant mixed mesodermal tumor with neuroectodermal differentiation: a multifaceted evaluation
    Ryan T Mott
    Department of Pathology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:234-8. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that the neuroectodermal component may arise from a separate clone or at least evolves at an earlier stage of tumor development...
  26. pmc A uniform approach to modeling risk factor relationships for ischemic lesion prevalence and extent: the Women's Health Initiative Magnetic Resonance Imaging study
    Janet A Tooze
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:55-62. 2010
    ..Typically these associations have been explored separately, but an integrated modeling approach would allow the separate relationships to be consistently described and contrasted...
  27. doi Soymilk supplementation does not alter plasma markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in postmenopausal women
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Nutr Res 29:616-22. 2009
    ..Potential reasons for this nonsignificant finding are discussed, and future research directions are presented...
  28. ncbi The role of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in the prevention of preterm birth
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:819-24. 2006
    ..Although this drug is not currently commercially available, an application has been made to the US FDA to produce 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate, as Gestiva() for the prevention of preterm delivery...
  29. doi Is ApoE epsilon4 associated with cognitive functioning in African Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease? An exploratory study
    David L Mount
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine, and the Maya Angelou Center on Health Equity, and Hypertension and Vascular Center Wake Forest University Health Science, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    South Med J 102:890-3. 2009
    ..The aim of this exploratory study was to examine whether the presence of ApoE epsilon4 is associated with cognitive performance in African American AD patients...
  30. doi Comparison of methods to measure heart size using noncontrast-enhanced computed tomography: correlation with left ventricular mass
    Kurt R Daniel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:934-41. 2008
    ..Left ventricular (LV) mass is a useful independent predictor of cardiovascular events. We sought to develop a new correlate of LV mass using noncontrast-enhanced cardiac computed tomography (NCE-CCT)...
  31. pmc Glyoxylate reductase activity in blood mononuclear cells and the diagnosis of primary hyperoxaluria type 2
    John Knight
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2292-5. 2006
    ..In this study, we have evaluated the potential of determining GR and d-glycerate dehydrogenase (DGDH) activity in blood mononuclear cells (BMC) as a diagnostic indicator of PH2...
  32. ncbi Vascular complications with newer generations of angioseal vascular closure devices
    Robert J Applegate
    Section of Cardiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1045, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:67-74. 2006
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of newer generations of a single vascular closure device (VCD), Angioseal, compared to contemporaneous manual compression...
  33. ncbi Injectable hydroxyapatite paste as an option for ocular implantation after evisceration
    R Patrick Yeatts
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1033, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:2123-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the feasibility of small incision evisceration with an injectable ocular implant that is biocompatible and preserves globe size...
  34. ncbi Neuroprotection role of adenosine under hypothermia in the rat global ischemia involves inhibition of not dopamine release but delayed postischemic hypoperfusion
    Takashi Horiguchi
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res 952:222-31. 2002
    ..These results suggest that ADO plays an essential role in the inhibition of postischemic delayed hypoperfusion, but this effect is not crucial role in the protective effect induced by intraischemic hypothermia...
  35. ncbi Introducing the staff nurse to nursing research through the Great American Cookie Experiment
    Diane Hudson-Barr
    Brenner hildren s Hospital, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:440-3. 2002
  36. ncbi Isolation and characterization of intact mitochondria from neonatal rat brain
    N Rajapakse
    Department of Physiology Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 8:176-83. 2001
    ..The results indicate that neonatal brain mitochondria isolated using this method are well coupled, morphologically intact and are capable of protein import across the outer and inner mitochondrial membranes...
  37. pmc Predictors of incidence and prevalence of green tobacco sickness among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina, USA
    T A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:818-24. 2001
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  38. ncbi Acute respiratory distress syndrome: pharmacological treatment options in development
    R D Hite
    Section on Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Drugs 61:897-907. 2001
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  39. ncbi Diagnostic laryngeal electromyography: The Wake Forest experience 1995-1999
    J A Koufman
    Center for Voice Disorders, Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1034, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:603-6. 2001
    ..Laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) is a valuable diagnostic/prognostic test for patients with suspected laryngeal neuromuscular disorders...
  40. ncbi Gender does not influence epsilon-aminocaproic acid concentrations in adults undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
    J Butterworth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:1384-90. 2001
    ..9 L during and after CPB), V(2) (12.0 L pre-CPB, 15.0 L during and after CPB), Cl(1) (0.125 L/min pre-CPB, 0.037 L/min during CPB, 0.156 L/min after CPB), Cl(2) (0.155 L/min pre-CPB, 0.013 L/min during CPB, 0.193 L/min after CPB)...
  41. ncbi Virtual endoscopy
    D G Assimos
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1094, USA
    J Endourol 15:47-51. 2001
    ..The basic components of this technique and its applications for urology and other clinical disciplines are reviewed...
  42. ncbi Rocky Mountain spotted fever and pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature
    S P Stallings
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 56:37-42. 2001
    ..Vertical transmission of RMSF has not been documented in humans. Prevention of RMSF by avoidance of tick-infested areas or by the use of insect repellents and long clothing is recommended for all patients...
  43. ncbi Myopathies in the elderly
    K S O'Rourke
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 26:647-72, viii. 2000
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  44. ncbi Two functional domains of the epsilon subunit of DNA polymerase III
    F W Perrino
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Biochemistry 38:16001-9. 1999
    ..These data support the concept that epsilon contains a catalytic domain located within the N-terminal region and an alpha-association domain located within the C-terminal region of the protein...
  45. ncbi Challenges faced in recruiting patients from primary care practices into a physical activity intervention trial. Activity Counseling Trial Research Group
    S Margitic
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Prev Med 29:277-86. 1999
    ..Since most published information about recruitment has focused on the latter group, summation of successful primary-care-based recruitment strategies could prove useful for future trials recruiting from this population...
  46. ncbi Long-term prognostic significance of isolated minor electrocardiographic T-wave abnormalities in middle-aged men free of clinical cardiovascular disease (The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial [MRFIT])
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1391-5. 2002
  47. ncbi Reported pain following mammography screening
    Penny C Sharp
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:833-6. 2003
    ..Physicians and patients report pain as a major barrier for many women in the screening process; however, few studies report both the degree and type of pain women experience during the screening...
  48. ncbi Susceptibility genes for hypertension and renal failure
    Barry I Freedman
    Section on Nephrology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:S192-4. 2003
    ..This manuscript reviews the evidence in support of genetic factors that contribute to the common, complex causes of chronic renal failure...
  49. ncbi Children's health and workers' productivity: an examination of family interference with work in rural America
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:382-92. 2005
    ..There was no evidence suggesting that associations differed by parental gender...
  50. ncbi Etanercept improves the health-related quality of life of patients with psoriasis: results of a phase III randomized clinical trial
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:887-9. 2005
    ..At week 12, improvement in Dermatology Life Quality Index was 47% to 61% with etanercept compared with 11% with placebo (P < .0001). Etanercept rapidly and substantially improved patients' health-related quality of life...
  51. ncbi Beta-fibrinogen haplotypes and the risk for cardiovascular disease in a dialysis cohort
    Yongmei Liu
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:78-85. 2005
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  52. ncbi Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and angiotensin II receptor blockers on cardiac angiotensin-converting enzyme 2
    Carlos M Ferrario
    Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circulation 111:2605-10. 2005
    ..As the only known human homolog of ACE, the demonstration that ACE2 is insensitive to blockade by ACE inhibitors prompted us to define the effect of ACE inhibition on the ACE2 gene...
  53. ncbi Gabapentin-induced myoclonus in end-stage renal disease
    Chunxiao Zhang
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Epilepsia 46:156-8. 2005
    ..We analyzed the occurrence and clinical features of myoclonus in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who were treated with gabapentin (GBP)...
  54. ncbi An improved assay for platelet-activating factor using HPLC-tandem mass spectrometry
    John S Owen
    Department of Biochemistry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Lipid Res 46:373-82. 2005
    ..Moreover, our data suggest that the previously described palmitoyl-formyl-glycerophosphocholine is not unique but rather is a member of a new and poorly understood family of formylated lipids...
  55. ncbi The association of regional fat depots with hypertension in older persons of white and African American ethnicity
    Jingzhong Ding
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:971-6. 2004
    ..Fat distribution has been shown to be a strong correlate of hypertension, independent of general obesity. However, population-based studies are lacking on the association of regional fat depots with hypertension...
  56. ncbi Chronic oxidative stress and radiation-induced late normal tissue injury: a review
    M E C Robbins
    Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, Brain Tumor Center of Excellence, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int J Radiat Biol 80:251-9. 2004
    ..This mini-review presents data to support this hypothesis and provides the foundation for antioxidant-based interventional approaches directed at modulating late normal tissue injury...
  57. ncbi Cervical and vaginal epithelial neoplasms in cynomolgus monkeys
    C E Wood
    Comparative Medicine Clinical Research Center, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1040, USA
    Vet Pathol 41:108-15. 2004
    ..The unique similarities between the observed lesions and those seen in women suggest that macaques may provide a suitable animal model for study of papillomavirus oncogenesis...
  58. ncbi Relation of cardiac prognosis to segment location with apical left ventricular ischemia
    W Gregory Hundley
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology Section, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1045, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1206-8. 2003
    ..In this study, we find this heightened risk is present independent of the location of the distal segment within the left ventricular apex...
  59. ncbi Soy protein with isoflavones, but not an isoflavone-rich supplement, improves arterial low-density lipoprotein metabolism and atherogenesis
    Janice D Wagner
    Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:2241-6. 2003
    ..We sought to determine if arterial LDL metabolism contributes to the decreased atherosclerosis seen with soy and if isolated isoflavones would have similar effects...
  60. ncbi Surgical advancement influences perioperative care: a comparison of two surgical techniques for sagittal craniosynostosis repair
    Douglas G Ririe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:699-703. 2003
    ..The reduction in blood loss with this new surgical treatment is significant for the patient in reducing blood transfusion and for the anesthesiologist in reducing concerns of volume resuscitation...
  61. ncbi Treatment with antibiotics reduces plasma equol concentration in cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)
    Robert M Blair
    Comparative Medicine Clinical Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Nutr 133:2262-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, treatment with antibiotics resulted in a marked reduction in plasma equol concentrations and altered plasma isoflavonoid patterns in cynomolgus monkeys...
  62. ncbi Intrathecal clonidine alleviates allodynia in neuropathic rats: interaction with spinal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors
    H L Pan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:509-14. 1999
    ..The current study determined the role of spinal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors in the antiallodynic effect of intrathecally administered clonidine in spinal nerve-ligated rats...

Research Grants62

  1. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Student Action with Farmworkers, Farmworker Advocacy Network, several migrant clinics, and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. It will document the housing conditions of farmworkers, determine associations of housing ..
  2. Subclinical CVD in African American Type 2 Diabetics
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Community Participatory Approach to Measuring Farmworker Pesticide Exposures: PAC
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..participatory research conducted by a partnership of the North Carolina Farmworkers Project and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. This group's past research has developed and tested lay health promoter interventions to ..
  5. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. ..
  6. Genetic Analysis of African American Hypertensive End-Stage Renal Disease
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Natural History of MYH9-Associated Nephropathy
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This will benefit individuals at risk who could benefit from therapeutic intervention to alleviate disease at an earlier stage. The anticipated benefits to the population at large outweigh the minimal risk involved in the study. ..
  8. Occupational Skin Disease Among Minority Farmworkers
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, a clinic study will use telemedicine procedures to diagnosis OSD among 150 farm-workers who present at migrant clinics and delineate the risks associated with these diagnoses. ..
  9. Continuation of the FIND Study
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..During the next two years, the Wake Forest University School of Medicine site will attempt to evaluate approximately 250 diabetic subjects who previously participated in ..
  10. Natural History of MYH9-Associated Nephropathy
    BARRY IRA FREEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This will benefit individuals at risk who could benefit from therapeutic intervention to alleviate disease at an earlier stage. The anticipated benefits to the population at large outweigh the minimal risk involved in the study. ..
  11. Subclinical CVD in African American Type 2 Diabetics
    BARRY IRA FREEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  12. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  13. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  14. Genetic Analysis of African American Hypertensive End-Stage Renal Disease
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  15. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Student Action with Farmworkers, Farmworker Advocacy Network, several migrant clinics, and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. It will document the housing conditions of farmworkers, determine associations of housing ..
  16. Community Participatory Approach to Measuring Farmworker Pesticide Exposures: PAC
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..participatory research conducted by a partnership of the North Carolina Farmworkers Project and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. This group's past research has developed and tested lay health promoter interventions to ..
  17. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. LA FAMILIA REDUCING FARMWORKER PESTICIDE EXPOSURE
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..NCFP), a grassroots community based organization, and environmental health researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine to evaluate a Lay Health Advisor (LHA) model to reduce pesticide exposure among farmworker ..
  19. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  20. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HUMAN HYPERTENSIVE ESRD
    Barry Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The identification of hypertension-associated renal failure genes would form a genetic basis for detection of high risk individuals and development of intervention and treatment strategies for prevention of H-ESRD. ..
  21. Differences in CAM Use Among Minority Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  22. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  24. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  25. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  26. Rural Older Adults: Oral Health, Diet & Quality of Life
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. RURAL ELDERS' DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT--ETHNIC VARIATION
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate techniques will be used in the analysis of the survey data. A systematic approach will be used to analyze the qualitative data. ..
  28. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..