evaluation studies

Summary

Summary: Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Draft framework for evaluating syndromic surveillance systems
    Daniel M Sosin
    Division of Public Health Surveillance and Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Urban Health 80:i8-13. 2003
  2. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
  3. ncbi An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    E Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 44:44-56. 2005
  4. ncbi Contested ground: how should qualitative evidence inform the conduct of a community intervention trial?
    Therese Riley
    VicHealth Centre for Promotion of Mental Health and Social Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:103-10. 2005
  5. ncbi Internet-based patient education and support interventions: a review of evaluation studies and directions for future research
    Huong Q Nguyen
    3301 S Bear Street No 57B, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
    Comput Biol Med 34:95-112. 2004
  6. ncbi Searching literature databases for health care economic evaluations: how systematic can we afford to be?
    Franco Sassi
    Department of Social Policy and Administration LSE Health and Social Care, London, United Kingdom
    Med Care 40:387-94. 2002
  7. ncbi Evaluating physicians' professionalism and humanism: the case for humanism "connoisseurs"
    Donald A Misch
    Center for Educational Excellence, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 4773, USA
    Acad Med 77:489-95. 2002
  8. ncbi Measuring outbreak-detection performance by using controlled feature set simulations
    Kenneth D Mandl
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:130-6. 2004
  9. ncbi An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care: trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    Elske Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, Innsbruck, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1289-94. 2004
  10. pmc A multimedia interactive education system for prostate cancer patients: development and preliminary evaluation
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Division of Population Science, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e3. 2004

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  1. pmc Draft framework for evaluating syndromic surveillance systems
    Daniel M Sosin
    Division of Public Health Surveillance and Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Urban Health 80:i8-13. 2003
    ..The draft framework is intended to evolve into guidance to support public health practice for terrorism preparedness and outbreak detection...
  2. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    E Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 44:44-56. 2005
    During the last years the significance of evaluation studies as well as the interest in adequate methods and approaches for evaluation has grown in medical informatics...
  4. ncbi Contested ground: how should qualitative evidence inform the conduct of a community intervention trial?
    Therese Riley
    VicHealth Centre for Promotion of Mental Health and Social Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:103-10. 2005
    ..Without such a forum, the relevance, ethics and position of qualitative evaluation research within randomized controlled trials are destined to be a point of contention rather than a source of insight...
  5. ncbi Internet-based patient education and support interventions: a review of evaluation studies and directions for future research
    Huong Q Nguyen
    3301 S Bear Street No 57B, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
    Comput Biol Med 34:95-112. 2004
    ..Given the increasing need to provide timely and effective patient-centered care, a stronger evidence base for eHealth applications must be established before broader deployment of such programs will take place...
  6. ncbi Searching literature databases for health care economic evaluations: how systematic can we afford to be?
    Franco Sassi
    Department of Social Policy and Administration LSE Health and Social Care, London, United Kingdom
    Med Care 40:387-94. 2002
    ..So far, reviews of economic evaluations have relied upon noncomprehensive sources and have adopted simplistic search methods, both likely to lead to biased results...
  7. ncbi Evaluating physicians' professionalism and humanism: the case for humanism "connoisseurs"
    Donald A Misch
    Center for Educational Excellence, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 4773, USA
    Acad Med 77:489-95. 2002
    ..In the process, they would serve to counteract the relative marginalization of professionalism and humanism in the informal and lived curricula of medical trainees...
  8. ncbi Measuring outbreak-detection performance by using controlled feature set simulations
    Kenneth D Mandl
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:130-6. 2004
    ..The injected signal is defined by a controlled feature set of variable parameters, including size, shape, and duration...
  9. ncbi An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care: trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    Elske Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Research Group Assessment of Health Information Systems, Innsbruck, Austria
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1289-94. 2004
    During the last years the significance of evaluation studies as well as the interest in adequate methods and approaches for evaluation has grown in medical informatics...
  10. pmc A multimedia interactive education system for prostate cancer patients: development and preliminary evaluation
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Division of Population Science, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e3. 2004
    ..Yet, to make informed treatment choices patients have to learn complicated disease and treatment information that is often fraught with medical and statistical terminology. Thus, patients need accurate and easy-to-understand information...
  11. pmc Problem based learning in continuing medical education: a review of controlled evaluation studies
    P B A Smits
    Netherlands School of Occupational Health, Amsterdam
    BMJ 324:153-6. 2002
    ..This review of controlled evaluation studies found limited evidence that problem based learning in continuing medical education increased participants' ..
  12. ncbi Listening to respondents: a qualitative assessment of the Short-Form 36 Health Status Questionnaire
    Sara Mallinson
    Institute of Public Health Research and Policy, University of Salford, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:11-21. 2002
    ..The value of including in-depth, qualitative validation techniques in the development and testing of surveys used to collect subjective assessments of health is clearly demonstrated by the findings of the study...
  13. ncbi Mental health first aid training: review of evaluation studies
    Betty A Kitchener
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:6-8. 2006
    ..To review studies evaluating mental health first aid (MHFA) training...
  14. pmc A viewpoint on evidence-based health informatics, based on a pilot survey on evaluation studies in health care informatics
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:368-71. 2007
    ..health informatics, the authors conducted a limited pilot survey attempting to determine how many IT evaluation studies in health care are never published, and why...
  15. ncbi Bio-ALIRT biosurveillance detection algorithm evaluation
    David Siegrist
    Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, 901 N Stuart Street, Suite 200, Arlington, Virginia 22203, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:152-8. 2004
    ..This paper describes an effort to assess leading detection algorithms by arranging a common challenge problem and providing a common data set...
  16. ncbi Can evaluation studies benefit from triangulation? A case study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Research Group for Assessment of Health Information Systems, University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol UMIT, Innrain 98, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Med Inform 70:237-48. 2003
    ..Within evaluation research, two main (and often rather distinct) traditions can be found: the objectivistic and the subjectivistic tradition...
  17. ncbi Evaluation challenges for syndromic surveillance--making incremental progress
    Daniel M Sosin
    Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop D 44, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:125-9. 2004
    ..The 2003 National Syndromic Surveillance Conference provided an opportunity to examine challenges and progress in evaluating syndromic surveillance systems...
  18. ncbi The impact of three years' ethics teaching, in an integrated medical curriculum, on students' proposed behaviour on meeting ethical dilemmas
    John Goldie
    Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow, UK
    Med Educ 36:489-97. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of 3 years' ethics teaching (30 hours mainly small group teaching in year 1, 14 hours mainly lecture-type teaching in years 2 and 3) on students' proposed behaviour on encountering ethical dilemmas...
  19. ncbi The diffusion of health economics knowledge in Europe : The EURONHEED (European Network of Health Economics Evaluation Database) project
    Gerard De Pouvourville
    Collège des Economistes, Paris, France
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:113-20. 2005
    ..The network will provide bibliographic records of published full health economic evaluation studies (cost-benefit, cost-utility and cost-effectiveness studies) as well as cost studies, methodological articles ..
  20. ncbi The development, validation, and testing of a health outcomes burn questionnaire for infants and children 5 years of age and younger: American Burn Association/Shriners Hospitals for Children
    Lewis E Kazis
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:196-207. 2002
    ..The Health Outcomes Burn Questionnaire for Infants and Children 5 years of age and younger is a clinically based reliable and valid assessment tool that is sensitive to change over time for assessing burn outcomes in this age group...
  21. ncbi Sensitivity of the Patient-rated Forearm Evaluation Questionnaire in lateral epicondylitis
    Karen L Newcomer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:400-6. 2005
    ..The PRFEQ is reliable, reproducible, and sensitive for assessment of LE. It is at least as sensitive to change as the other outcome tools tested. The PRFEQ should be a standard primary outcome measure in LE research...
  22. ncbi Serial change in 123I-MIBG myocardial scintigraphy in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    Shigeki Nagamachi
    Department of Radiology, Miyazaki Medical College, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:33-8. 2002
    ..To determine the influential factors for MIBG distribution, we investigated the association between various clinical parameters and the serial change in MIBG uptake parameters...
  23. ncbi Evaluation of the peer assessment rating (PAR) index as an index of orthodontic treatment need
    Allen R Firestone
    Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43218 2357, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 122:463-9. 2002
    ..An occlusal index used to measure deviation from normal or ideal occlusion might perform as well as indexes of treatment need in predicting orthodontists' evaluations of treatment need...
  24. ncbi Reviews of acupuncture for chronic neck pain: pitfalls in conducting systematic reviews
    P White
    University of Southampton, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:1224-31. 2002
    ..The problems associated with scoring trials are discussed and further work to increase the scope of scoring mechanisms is recommended in order to produce meaningful systematic reviews in the future...
  25. ncbi Prostate-specific antigen nadir and cancer-specific mortality following hormonal therapy for prostate-specific antigen failure
    Alexandra J Stewart
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6556-60. 2005
    ..2 ng/mL was significantly associated with prostate cancer-specific mortality (PCSM)...
  26. ncbi A physiological toxicokinetic model for inhaled propylene oxide in rat and human with special emphasis on the nose
    György A Csanády
    Institute of Toxicology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Toxicol Sci 95:37-62. 2007
    ..Since the model was evaluated on all available data in rats and humans, we consider it to be useful for estimating the risk from inhalation exposure to PO...
  27. pmc New rapid diagnostic tests for Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, W135, C, and Y
    Suzanne Chanteau
    Institut Pasteur, Plateforme Technologique PT5, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 3:e337. 2006
    ..meningitidis serogroup determination is key. To this end, we developed and evaluated two duplex rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for detecting N. meningitidis polysaccharide (PS) antigens of several important serogroups...
  28. ncbi A multi-feature and multi-channel univariate selection process for seizure prediction
    Maryann D'Alessandro
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 747 West Madison Circle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, PA 15229, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:506-16. 2005
    ..To develop a prospective method for optimizing seizure prediction, given an array of implanted electrodes and a set of candidate quantitative features computed at each contact location...
  29. ncbi [Evaluation of portable point of care instrument: the i-Stat . Report of 7,000 analyses]
    A Feuillu
    Laboratoire des services d urgences réanimation, CHRU Pontchaillou 35033 Rennes
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 60:153-64. 2002
    ..No real use can be made of values noted for hematocrit (1998 survey)...
  30. ncbi Exenatide versus insulin glargine in patients with type 2 diabetes in the UK: a model of long-term clinical and cost outcomes
    Joshua A Ray
    CORE Center for Outcomes Research, A Unit of IMS, Allschwil Basel, Switzerland
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:609-22. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi Utility of the Rome I and Rome II criteria for irritable bowel syndrome in U.S. women
    William D Chey
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2803-11. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi Are negative appendectomies still acceptable?
    Kory Jones
    Department of Surgery, Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, PO Box 655999, 1441 North Beckley Avenue, Dallas, TX 75265 5999, USA
    Am J Surg 188:748-54. 2004
    ..The goal was to ascertain if there was a significant change in the negative appendectomy (NA) rate in our community hospital with the increased use of computed tomography (CT)...
  33. ncbi Performance evaluation of blood glucose monitoring devices
    Ellen T Chen
    Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 5:749-68. 2003
    ..This study describes the current state of performance of blood glucose monitoring devices and points out those factors that should be assessed during evaluation of new devices...
  34. ncbi Role of invasive electrophysiologic testing in the evaluation and management of adult patients with focal junctional tachycardia
    Mohamed H Hamdan
    University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:431-5. 2002
    ..Others recommended mapping the perinodal region and applying radiofrequency ablation at the site where catheter manipulation resulted in tachycardia termination. Using this ablative approach, the risk of AV block is around 5-10%...
  35. ncbi Clinical evaluation of fibrin glue in the prevention of anastomotic leak and internal hernia after laparoscopic gastric bypass: preliminary results of a prospective, randomized multicenter trial
    G Silecchia
    Dipartmento di Chirurgia Generale Paride Stefanini, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Obes Surg 16:125-31. 2006
    ..3% and from 0.8-4.5% respectively. The safety and efficacy of a fibrin glue (Tissucol) was assessed when placed around the anastomoses and over the mesenteric openings for prevention of anastomotic leaks and internal hernias after LRYGBP...
  36. ncbi Observer variation in target volume delineation of lung cancer related to radiation oncologist-computer interaction: a 'Big Brother' evaluation
    Roel J H M Steenbakkers
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 77:182-90. 2005
    ..To evaluate the process of target volume delineation in lung cancer for optimization of imaging, delineation protocol and delineation software...
  37. ncbi Early restaging positron emission tomography with ( 18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose predicts outcome in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    K Spaepen
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg and Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Oncol 13:1356-63. 2002
    ..This study was intended to assess the value of a midtreatment fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ([(18)F]FDG-PET) scan to predict clinical outcome in patients with aggressive NHL...
  38. ncbi A prospective evaluation of ultrasound-directed transparenchymal vascular control with linear cutting staplers in major hepatic resections
    David L Smith
    Department of Surgical Oncology, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 444, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 190:23-9. 2005
    ..We prospectively evaluated a novel ultrasound-directed technique of major hepatic resection using transparenchymal application of vascular staplers intending to minimize blood loss, operative time, and hepatic warm ischemia time...
  39. ncbi Development of disease-specific health-related quality-of-life instruments for children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura and their parents
    Dorothy Barnard
    IWK Health Center, Dalhousie University, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3G9, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:56-62. 2003
    ..ITP is usually a self-limited disorder. With current controversy over management approaches, an evaluation of the disease burden experienced by the child and the family may assist with the assessment of alternative treatment approaches...
  40. ncbi Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) heterozygosity and enzyme activity as predictive tests for the development of azathioprine-related adverse events
    Jeannine M Heckmann
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, E8 74 Neurology, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    J Neurol Sci 231:71-80. 2005
    ..Heterozygous patients may then be targeted for a more "tailored" increase in dosing and regular laboratory monitoring...
  41. ncbi Use of cerebrospinal fluid flow rates measured by phase-contrast MR to predict outcome of ventriculoperitoneal shunting for idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus
    Geoffrey R Dixon
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:509-14. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi Contrast echocardiographic evaluation of early changes in myocardial perfusion after recanalization therapy in anterior wall acute myocardial infarction and their relation with early contractile recovery
    Luigi Paolo Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, Cardiology Unit, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:532-7. 2003
    ..Our data provide clinical evidence for a transient microvascular dysfunction after successfully recanalized AMI...
  43. ncbi Reference methods for the measurement of free thyroid hormones in blood: evaluation of potential reference methods for free thyroxine
    Steen S Holm
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Holbaek Hospital, 4300 Holbaek, Denmark
    Clin Biochem 37:85-93. 2004
    ....
  44. pmc Standardisation of data from real-time quantitative PCR methods - evaluation of outliers and comparison of calibration curves
    Malcolm J Burns
    Bio Molecular Innovation, LGC Limited, Queens Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LY, UK
    BMC Biotechnol 5:31. 2005
    ..This paper presents two additional approaches for standardising data analysis through the novel application of statistical methods to RT-QPCR, in order to minimise potential uncertainty in results...
  45. ncbi Evaluation of procedures for amplification of small-size samples for hybridization on microarrays
    Sandra Klur
    Roche Center for Medical Genomics, F Hoffmann La Roche, Ltd, CH 4070 Basel, Switzerland
    Genomics 83:508-17. 2004
    ..At the technical level, analysis of the commercial sample showed that random PCR amplification is more reproducible, requires smaller RNA input, and generates cRNA of higher quality than linear amplification...
  46. ncbi Performance Tested Method multiple laboratory validation study of ELISA-based assays for the detection of peanuts in food
    Douglas L Park
    U S Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Division of Natural Products, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    J AOAC Int 88:156-60. 2005
    ..When 2 test kits are run simultaneously on all samples, the probability becomes 95%. It is therefore recommended that all field samples be analyzed with at least 2 of the validated kits...
  47. ncbi Evaluating the properties of a stage-specific self-efficacy scale for physical activity using classical test theory, confirmatory factor analysis and item response modeling
    Louise C Masse
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, L408 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3V4, Canada
    Health Educ Res 21:i33-46. 2006
    ..Overall, employing multiple methods to assess the psychometric properties of the stage-specific self-efficacy scale demonstrated the complimentary nature of these methods and it highlighted the strengths and weaknesses of this scale...
  48. ncbi Evaluation and testing of computed radiography systems
    P Charnock
    IRS Ltd, Unit 188 Century Building, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:201-7. 2005
    ..Results from the latter are analysed in relationship with both system and quantum noise components...
  49. ncbi Item response modeling: an evaluation of the children's fruit and vegetable self-efficacy questionnaire
    Kathy Watson
    USDA ARS, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:i47-57. 2006
    ..The FVSEQ can be improved by including items at the extreme levels of difficulty. DIF analyses identified areas where IRM can be useful to improve the functioning of measures...
  50. ncbi Diagnosing major depressive disorder VI: performance of an objective test as a diagnostic criterion
    Mark Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:565-9. 2006
    ..We discuss issues related to the possible use of a self-administered depression symptom scale as a diagnostic criterion...
  51. ncbi Preparation and evaluation of a recombinant Rift Valley fever virus N protein for the detection of IgG and IgM antibodies in humans and animals by indirect ELISA
    Petrus Jansen van Vuren
    North West University, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    J Virol Methods 140:106-14. 2007
    ..The I-ELISAs demonstrated that the IgG and IgM response to the Smithburn vaccine strain was slower and the levels of antibodies induced markedly lower than to wild type RVFV infection...
  52. ncbi The construction of a new evaluative GERD questionnaire--methods and state of the art
    David Armstrong
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Digestion 75:17-24. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi A simple webcam-based approach for the measurement of rodent locomotion and other behavioural parameters
    Adriano B L Tort
    Departamento de Bioquimica, ICBS, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Ramiro Barcelos, 2600, Prédio Anexo Lab 26, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Neurosci Methods 157:91-7. 2006
    ..Such a system can be easily implemented in most laboratories and can significantly reduce the time and costs involved in behavioural analysis, especially in developing countries...
  54. ncbi Disease-specific quality of life assessment in intermittent claudication: review
    T Mehta
    Academic Vascular Unit, Hull Royal Infirmary, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:202-8. 2003
    ..This study aims to review various disease-specific QoL instruments available for use in IC and make recommendations for clinical utilization based on validity, reliability and responsiveness...
  55. ncbi Real-time speckle reduction and coherence enhancement in ultrasound imaging via nonlinear anisotropic diffusion
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:997-1014. 2002
    ..In addition, the results from previous techniques are compared with the new method to demonstrate its performance...
  56. ncbi Comparative evaluation of new TaqMan real-time assays for the detection of hepatitis A virus
    Alain Houde
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Food Research and Development Centre, 3600 Casavant Blvd West, Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec J2S 8E3, Canada
    J Virol Methods 140:80-9. 2007
    ..Considering their higher analytical sensitivity, the proposed SH-Poly and SH-Prot amplification systems could therefore represent valuable tools for the detection of HAV in clinical, environmental and food samples...
  57. ncbi Are our norms "normal"? A 4-year follow-up study of a biracial sample of rural elders with low education
    Bernice Marcopulos
    Neuropsychology Lab, Western State Hospital, Staunton, VA 24402 2500, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:19-33. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi Validity and reliability of three commercially available breath-by-breath respiratory systems
    James Carter
    Human Performance Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 86:435-41. 2002
    ..8-45.8%). The exercise study showed the Oxycon Pro and Oxycon Alpha to be both valid and reliable on-line systems for the measurement of parameters of respiration, at least at workloads up to 150 W...
  59. ncbi Predicting membrane protein types using residue-pair models based on reduced similarity dataset
    Xiao Guang Yang
    Department of Physics, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
    J Biomol Struct Dyn 20:163-72. 2002
    ..The computer program is available on request...
  60. ncbi Deep tendon reflexes: a study of quantitative methods
    Garrett L Marshall
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 25:94-9. 2002
    ..This preliminary study was undertaken to quantify the tendon tap used by clinicians to elicit DTRs and the reflex response elicited...
  61. ncbi Evaluation of a diode array for QA measurements on a helical tomotherapy unit
    K M Langen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando, Florida, USA
    Med Phys 32:3424-30. 2005
    ..The diode array is a valuable tool to quickly and accurately monitor the beam profile on a helical tomotherapy unit...
  62. ncbi Evaluation of a new measure of blood glucose variability in diabetes
    Boris P Kovatchev
    University of Virginia Health System, Box 800137, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2433-8. 2006
    ..It is therefore important to design variability measures that are equally predictive of low and high blood glucose excursions...
  63. ncbi Long-term prospective on-line real-time seizure prediction
    L D Iasemidis
    Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:532-44. 2005
    ..In this study, we evaluate the performance of a prospective on-line real-time seizure prediction algorithm in two patients from a common database...
  64. ncbi Observational visual analog scale in pediatric pain assessment: useful tool or good riddance?
    Monique van Dijk
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sophis Children s Hospital, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 18:310-6. 2002
    ....
  65. ncbi Interrater reliability, concurrent validity, responsiveness, and predictive validity of the Melville-Nelson Self-Care Assessment
    David L Nelson
    Medical College of Ohio, 3015 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614 5803, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 56:51-9. 2002
    ..Like the federally mandated Minimum Data Set, the SCA assesses seven self-care occupations in two ways: self-performance and support needed...
  66. ncbi Brain MRI in late-onset multiple sclerosis
    J de Seze
    Department of Neurology, Hopital R Salengro, CHRU Lille, Lille Cedex, France
    Eur J Neurol 12:241-4. 2005
    ..We suggest that spinal cord MRI and cerebrospinal fluid analysis should be systematically performed in suspected late-onset MS in order to increase the specificity of the diagnosis...
  67. ncbi Comparative evaluation of a new immunoradiometric assay for corticotropin
    Charles W Wilkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:669-71. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi Quality of life in patients with traumatic brain injury-basic issues, assessment and recommendations
    M Bullinger
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Hambury, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 20:111-24. 2002
    ..In the phase of rehabilitation (T2; < one year after trauma) and in the post-rehabilitation phase (T3) repeated assessment of QoL is recommended...
  69. ncbi Reliability of measuring iliac crest level in the standing and sitting position using a new measurement device
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Room 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:437-41. 2003
    ..To perform the IC level measurement, we propose the use of a measurement device that is composed of an inclinometer mounted on a crest level tester that measures IC level in degrees...
  70. ncbi Performance evaluation of the GE healthcare eXplore VISTA dual-ring small-animal PET scanner
    Yuchuan Wang
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1891-900. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi Diagnostic performance of the variant lymphocyte flag of the Abbott Cell-Dyn 4000 haematology analyser
    J J M L Hoffmann
    Department of Clinical Laboratories, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:9-13. 2004
    ..Here we report a similar study on the performance of the analyser's Variant Lymphocyte (VL) flag...
  72. ncbi Genetic tests and their evaluation: can we answer the key questions?
    Mark Kroese
    Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Genet Med 6:475-80. 2004
    ..Associated issues such as the concepts of disease definition, imperfect reference standards, and false positives are also explored. The authors suggest possible approaches to addressing some of the problems identified...
  73. ncbi Improved rig for dynamically calibrating skinfold calipers: comparison between Harpenden and Slim Guide instruments
    G B Hewitt
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Education, Flinders University, Adelaide 5001, Australia
    Am J Hum Biol 14:721-7. 2002
    ..To demonstrate the versatility of the calibration rig, preliminary data are presented for the upscale and downscale jaw pressures of seven Harpenden and seven Slim Guide calipers...
  74. ncbi Mapping the onset of psychosis: the Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States
    Alison R Yung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:964-71. 2005
    ..This paper describes the pilot evaluation of the CAARMS...
  75. ncbi Measurement of chemoresistance markers in patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a novel approach for patient selection
    Kelli R Brooks
    Thoracic Oncology Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:187-93; discussion 193. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi The role of mastoidectomy in cochlear implant surgery
    Jona Kronenberg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:219-22. 2003
    ..The classical technique for cochlear implantation (CI) involves mastoidectomy and posterior tympanotomy. The question raised in this work is whether mastoidectomy is indispensable in CI surgery...
  77. ncbi Cost effectiveness of adjuvant trastuzumab in human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer
    Nicola Lucio Liberato
    Azienda Ospedaliera della Provincia di Pavia, Divisione di Medicina Interna, Ospedale Civile, Casorate Primo, Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 25:625-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of 12-month adjuvant trastuzumab therapy in women with high-risk human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) -positive early breast cancer...
  78. ncbi Electrophysiological evaluation and ablation of atypical right atrial flutter
    Dipen Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Hopital Cantonal de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:365-70. 2002
    ..Successful catheter ablation depends upon delineating the circuit in order to choose the optimal isthmus for ablation and producing complete block across it...
  79. ncbi The dominant role of psychosocial risk factors in the development of chronic low back pain disability
    R J Gatchel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2702-9. 1995
    ..Future research should be directed at emotional vulnerability and psychosocial events in the period after the injury that may lead to chronicity...
  80. ncbi A systematic overview of chemotherapy effects in non-small cell lung cancer
    S Sorenson
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Oncol 40:327-39. 2001
    ..Large-scale prospective randomised trials are under way to resolve this important issue and adjuvant chemotherapy is, thus, not recommended for routine treatment...
  81. ncbi A systematic overview of chemotherapy effects in acute myeloid leukaemia
    E Kimby
    Department of Haematology, University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 40:231-52. 2001
    ..Patients with relapsed AML can only infrequently achieve long-term remissions with chemotherapy in conventional doses. trolled data indicate that allogeneic transplantation can be a curative treatment for these patients a..
  82. ncbi [Perioperative myocardial infarction and cardiac complications after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior myocardial infarction. I. Clinical data and diagnosis, incidence]
    T Munzer
    Institut für Anästhesiologie, Kantonsspital St Gallen
    Anaesthesist 45:213-20. 1996
    ..14 of 90, 21 patients excluded with BBB) but differed in mean age (67 vs. 71 years). The use of beta-blocking agents was not associated with a reducti..
  83. ncbi [Evaluation of the risk of sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy]
    N Sadoul
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Central, CHU de Nancy
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 92:65-73. 1999
    ..It would seem to be possible to assess the impact of the genotype on prognosis. However, this "genetic stratification" remains the realm of top research teams and is not yet accessible routinely in clinical practice...
  84. pmc National tuberculosis programme review: experience over the period 1990-95
    A Pio
    National Programme Support, Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 75:569-81. 1997
    ....
  85. ncbi A systematic overview of chemotherapy effects in gastric cancer
    K G Janunger
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, , Sweden
    Acta Oncol 40:309-26. 2001
    ..In a number of randomised multi-centre adjuvant studies the inclusions rates are remarkably low, which reduces the scientific value of the studies...
  86. ncbi The utility of neuroimaging in the evaluation of children with migraine or chronic daily headache who have normal neurological examinations
    D W Lewis
    Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Headache 40:629-32. 2000
    ..Therefore, neuroimaging is not warranted in children and adolescents with defined clinical headache syndrome diagnoses whose neurological examinations are normal...
  87. ncbi "Inappropriate" physician habits in prescribing oral nifedipine capsules in hospitalized patients
    F Rehman
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06032-3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 9:1035-9. 1996
    ....
  88. ncbi A systematic overview of chemotherapy effects in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    E Kimby
    Department of Haematology, University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 40:224-30. 2001
    ..In the future an individual risk-adapted therapy will be required. The clinical heterogeneity of the disease has pointed to the necessity of new predictors for prognosis evaluated in prospective trials...
  89. ncbi Integrated evaluation of central nervous system lesions: stains for neurons, astrocytes, and microglia reveal the spatial and temporal features of MK-801-induced neuronal necrosis in the rat cerebral cortex
    A S Fix
    Procter and Gamble Co, Miami Valley Laboratories, Cincinnati, Ohio 45253, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 24:291-304. 1996
    ..Moreover, advantages for using new staining and sectioning methodologies to enhance the toxicologic evaluation of the central nervous system are demonstrated...
  90. ncbi Echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with syncope
    D Recchia
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:649-55. 1995
    ..These data provide an objective basis to prospectively define the optimal role of echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with syncope...
  91. ncbi Safety assessment of biotechnology-derived pharmaceuticals: ICH and beyond
    M A Serabian
    U S Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Office of Therapeutics Research and Review, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 27:27-31. 1999
    ....
  92. ncbi Ten-year follow-up evaluation of a school screening program for scoliosis. Is the forward-bending test an accurate diagnostic criterion for the screening of scoliosis?
    T Karachalios
    Orthopaedic Department of Athens University, KAT Hospital, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2318-24. 1999
    ..A 10-year follow-up evaluation of the effectiveness of school screening for scoliosis performed in a closed island population...
  93. ncbi The effect of age on the change in deformity after anterior débridement surgery for tuberculosis of the spine
    S S Upadhyay
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duchess of Kent Children s Hospital at Sandy Bay, Hong Kong
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2356-62. 1996
    ....
  94. ncbi Determinants of resource utilization for patients admitted for evaluation of acute chest pain
    I S Udvarhelyi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115
    J Gen Intern Med 7:1-10. 1992
    ..Interventions aimed at reducing logistic difficulties in the performance of noninvasive testing and decreasing the number of low-risk patients who are triaged to coronary care unit beds may decrease resource utilization...
  95. ncbi A prospective evaluation of pulmonary function in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis relative to the surgical approach used for spinal arthrodesis
    R Vedantam
    Midwest Orthopedic Institute, Richmond, Indiana, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:82-90. 2000
    ..4) Patients who had no chest cage disruption experienced a significantly greater improvement in two of their pulmonary function values at 2 years after surgery than patients with chest cage disruption...
  96. ncbi [The significance of health related quality of life for the evaluation of interventional measures in patients with COPD]
    G Würtemberger
    Abteilung fur Innere Medizin, Pneumologie, Reha Zentrum Reichshof, Reichshof Eckenhagen
    Pneumologie 55:91-9. 2001
    ..In order to achieve lasting positive effects of rehabilitation on HRQOL, outpatient settings or ambulatory refreshment sessions following rehabilitation on an inpatient basis should be preferred...
  97. pmc Pre-clinical pharmacology of ICI D2138, a potent orally-active non-redox inhibitor of 5-lipoxygenase
    R M McMillan
    ICI Pharmaceuticals, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire
    Br J Pharmacol 107:1042-7. 1992
    ..v. Zileuton was approximately 10 times less potent.9. In view of the pharmacological profile described here, ICI D2138 has the potential to provide improved clinical efficacy compared to existing lipoxygenase inhibitors such as zileuton...
  98. pmc Evaluation of the receptor selectivity of the H3 receptor antagonists, iodophenpropit and thioperamide: an interaction with the 5-HT3 receptor revealed
    R Leurs
    Department of Pharmacochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Pharmacol 116:2315-21. 1995
    ..Yet, in this preparation [125I]-IPP binding was not influenced by ondansetron, yohimbine or haloperidol.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  99. ncbi Assessment of quality of life during chemotherapy
    B Gunnars
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 40:175-84. 2001
    ....
  100. ncbi Effect evaluation of an oral health education programme in primary schools in Tanzania
    W H van Palenstein Helderman
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:296-300. 1997
    ..4 and 3 years later 0.9 in both the participating and control schools. In conclusion, the present study shows that the implemented school-based OHE programme did not result in significant reductions of the clinical parameters measured...

Research Grants78

  1. Targeting iNOS to inhibit myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) in melanoma
    ANDREW GREGORY SIKORA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Moffitt Skin Cancer SPORE
    Jeffrey S Weber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham-Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-term goal of this project is to reduce the public health impact of BCIS by quantifying both contextual and personal risk factors for the development of BCIS and the recurrence of breast cancer after a BCIS diagnosis. ..
  4. Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Building Research Ethics and Oversight
    Susan M Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Improving Quality of Care in Parkinsons Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    KAREN ILENE CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Assessment of lung function in neonates and infants
    IULIAN CONSTANTIN RUSET; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One subject will be a neonate born prematurely who has early BPD. The second subject will be a neonate under care due to an hypoxic ischemic event. This subject's lungs should be structurally normal. ..
  7. A qualitative description of a pilot project to improve access to care in one Den
    SARAH ELAINE RASKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Page 1 of 1 Qualitative description of a dental health pilot project ..
  8. Biomarker Profiles for Prediction and Diagnosis of Post-Transplant Renal Injury
    JAMES PRESTON contact MAPES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal will be to improve the long-term outcome of recipients of thoracic and abdominal organ transplants by developing novel biomarker patterns that clinicians can use to predict, diagnose and monitor transplant outcomes. ..
  9. Computer-Aided Detection of Pulmonary Embolism on CT Pulmonary Angiography
    Chuan Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..CAD will potentially reduce missed PEs and improve the chance of timely treatment of patients, thus reducing the mortality rate and speed up recovery from this condition. ..
  10. Regulation of Quiescence and Activation in Skin Stem Cells
    Ya Chieh Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  11. Inducible Renitence in Macrophages
    Joel A Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Therapies which increase renitence selectively could reduce inflammation due to micro-particulates or benefit immunosuppressed patients and individuals with chronic inflammatory diseases, such as therosclerosis and Crohn's disease. ..
  12. 124I-cG250 ImmunoPET Imaging of Sunitinib Treatment Response in Renal Cell Cancer
    STEVEN MARK LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The current proposal is a logical extension of these prior studies and, if successful, will improve staging and monitoring of systemic treatment response in advanced renal cell carcinoma. ..
  13. Physical Regulation of Muscle Stem Cells in Bioengineered 3D Models
    PENNEY MARIE GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  14. Quantitative evaluation of 3D mouse behaviors in the open field using markerless
    D Michele Basso; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The result would be an automated method that produces accurate, sensitive, repeatable measurements of open-field movements for use in quantitative evaluations of motor performance. ..
  15. Biomarkers of the risk for post-traumatic osteoarthritis
    James A Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. Hope for the Future: A School-Based HIV Prevention Program for Youth in Malawi
    ABIGAIL KAZEMBE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..If proved effective, the intervention will offer a cost-effective strategy for HIV prevention among school youth that can be rolled out-countrywide in Malawi and in the southern Africa region. ..
  17. Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009
    Lawrence B Finer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. PREVALENCE AND INCIDENCE OF IBD
    MARJORIE MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Care should be taken that records and notes of specific care during the pregnancy are also consented for later investigation. Budget and Period of Support: Recommend as Requested Resource Sharing Plans: Acceptable ..
  19. Neuromechanical Substrates for Post Stroke Asymmetric Gait
    YASIN YOUSEF DHAHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results of these studies will assist in developing rehabilitation techniques and strategies and identify novel neurological targets to improve functional movement in stroke survivors. ..
  20. Improving Parent/Adolescent Communication about Tobacco
    E MELINDA MELINDA MAHABEE GITTENS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By the end of the Award period, the Candidate expects to submit an R01 grant application for a longitudinal study designed to assess the effect of IMPACT on adolescent experimentation, initiation, and ongoing use of tobacco. ..
  21. Enhancing tobacco cessation in the black community through DVD technology:PTF
    Monica Webb Hooper; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The overall goal of this project is to increase the reach of cessation services into the Black community by developing a DVD-based protocol that will bring behavioral counseling into the homes of smokers. ..
  22. Adaptation of Consumer Guides for Patients with Low Health Literacy
    Maria E Suarez Almazor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients with these disorders face many treatment options. This project will provide tools for patients with lower health literacy educational tools to assist them in making informed treatment decisions. ..
  23. QUANTITATIVE BOLD CONTRAST IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Dmitriy A Yablonskiy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  24. The Ohio State University and MD Anderson Cancer Center Thyroid Cancer SPORE
    Matthew D Ringel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Virology of the Central Nervous System
    John H Elder; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Appointments will be for a minimum of two years, with three years the norm. ..
  26. The Therapy of CML
    Richard E Champlin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is a productive, highly integrated program for development of novel therapies for CML. ..
  27. Academic Career Development Award in CAM Research and Education
    Benjamin Kligler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If we can successfully train physicians via the Internet on CAM approaches, the number of physicians competent to advise their patients on the safety and effectiveness of CAM treatments will be greatly increased. ..
  28. Spatially Accurate Deformable Image Registration for Thoracic C Applications
    Thomas M Guerrero; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will test our novel ventilation imaging method in radiation treatment planning to reduce normal lung injury after treatment for lung cancer. ..
  29. Multiresolution FLIM and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy to Detect Dysplasia
    KRISTEN CARLSON MAITLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Early detection is thus critical. The goal of the proposed research is to develop a novel optical imaging tool to improve early detection of precancerous lesions in the oral cavity. ..
  30. Electronic system for wireless monitoring of patient medication adherence
    MARK DOUGLAS BURROWS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The ability to intervene when patient dosing is poor can directly improve treatment outcomes and prevent serious health problems while reducing healthcare costs for high risk patients. ..
  31. Lung Metabolism: Multiple Indicator Dilution
    Said H Audi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such results will provide targets for future mechanistic studies designed to evaluate the utility of the differentially altered redox enzymes as potential therapeutic targets for protection from O2 toxicity. ..
  32. A Bayesian Framework for Inter-Modality Deformable Image Registration Evaluation
    Richard Castillo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Effective PET Imaging in Liver Cancer
    Zhenghong Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Optimizing Pain Treatment while Reducing Abuse Liability in Opioid Dependence
    David Andrew Tompkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  35. Three-day scientific conference to be held April 18-20, 2012
    Raymond A Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Thus the Resume and Summary of Discussion is the final word on what the reviewers actually considered critical at the meeting. ..
  36. Integrated Photoacoustic Ultrasound Real-time Imaging for Brachytherapy Treatment
    Everette C Burdette; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed integrated system will be first of its kind to have the capability of real-time imaging of brachytherapy implant and simultaneously visualizing prostate anatomy. ..
  37. Examining several possible causes of GxE non-replications in depression
    Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. The role of ERRalpha/PGC-1 in disease pathogenesis
    Donald P McDonnell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  39. Acquisition of triple quadrupole mass spectrometer for quantitative proteomics
    Chang Gyu Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Leadership will be equally divided between Chang-Gyu Hahn, M.D, Ph.D. and Ian Blair, Ph.D. Functioning as Co-P.I.'s. Dr. Hahn will focus on the operational aspects and Dr. Blair will provide scientific oversight. ..
  40. Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer, Aging and End-of-Life Care
    Ginette A Pepper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is anticipated that a total of eight predoctoral and eight postdoctoral fellows will participate in this Training Program during the 5-year period. ..
  41. Multivalent PARACEST agents for quantitative molecular imaging
    DEWAN SYED FAHMEED HYDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Since all new agents will be built on the DOTA framework, we expect some of them to have translational prospects. ..
  42. Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
    Terry Ann Krulwich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. 1st Annual Tandem ASPHO/PBMTC Educational Mtg: New Frontiers in Pediatric AlloSCT
    Mitchell S Cairo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  44. Intraoperative Dose Visualization using X-Ray and Ultrasound for Prostate Brachyt
    Danny Song; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Estimates of outcomes will be obtained for confirmation in a future, larger Phase II study. ..
  45. Innovative Adaptation & Dissemination of CER Products: Autism(iADAPT-ASD)
    MARK JONATHAN HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  46. Hybrid Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer for Quantitative Mass Spectrometric Ap
    Harry Ischiropoulos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The requested instrumentation will facilitate the quantification of potentially novel biological markers for the prognosis and diagnosis of pediatric diseases. ..
  47. Peripheral B Cell Receptor Editing
    Duane R Wesemann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Studies to determine the mechanism of tolerance to these entities will be critical to designing new therapies for prevention and treatment of food allergy and inflammatory bowel disease. ..
  48. A Computerized Adaptive Testing Version of the ASI
    Stephen F Butler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The ASI-MV-CAT will have major public health importance and significant commercial potential. ..
  49. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network-DCC
    William T Friedewald; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Latina Mothers'Coping Processes While Their Young Adult Sons Are Incarcerated
    TEODOCIA MARIA HAYES-BAUTISTA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Multidisciplinary Training in Cardiovascular Research
    ROBERT JAMES BACHE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The aim of the proposal is to supply a continuing stream of scientists working in areas relevant to heart disease...
  52. A High-throughput Strategy to Identify HIV Intra-subtype Recombinant Sequences
    Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Last but not the least, our proposed research strategy can also be applied to the recombination study in other viruses. ..
  53. A university-industry partnership for improving the imaging performance of digita
    Wei Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The improvements will be quantified by imaging theory and verified by clinical feasibility testing. The knowledge gained will be used to guide the design of future multi-institutional clinical trials. ..
  54. Quantitative MRI of Iron Homeostasis, Atrophy and Tissue Structure in AD Brain
    Joseph A Helpern; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Given the incidence of neurodegenerative disease, the potential impact of this study is considerable. ..
  55. Quantitative Evaluation of Cerenkov Luminescence for Imaging and Therapy
    Simon R Cherry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. Closing the Research-To-Practice Gap in Cardiac Care Minority and Low Income Pop*
    Adesuwa B Olomu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3) Demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of Office-GAP in FQCHC sites in Ingham County, Michigan. ..
  57. Building Toward ICD-11. Improving the Coding of Quality and Patient Safety Data
    Harold A Pincus; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Molecular Genetic Analysis of Lysosomal Storage Disorder Genes in PD
    Lorraine N Clark; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This study will serve to clarify the role of lysosomal genes in genetic susceptibility to PD. ..
  59. New Class of Numerical Observers for Nuclear Cardiology
    Jovan G Brankov; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  60. Diffusional Kurtosis Assessment of the Cuprizone Mouse Model of Demylination
    Maria F Falangola; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The significance of this project is to try to validate and understand what these new MRI indices of diffusion reflect at the brain morphological level. ..
  61. Serial Passage: AIDS, Race, and Culture Phase II
    CLAUDIA PRYOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  62. Institute of Human Virology Annual Meeting 2011-2016
    Robert C Gallo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Scholarship Initiative offers women, minorities, and other typically under-represented populations with the opportunity to participate for very little or at no cost. ..
  63. LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE SYMPOSIA SERIES
    James Wyche; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..To ensure a high rate of response, all student participants will be asked to complete a student program evaluation at the end of their final workshops. ..
  64. Obesity Education Campaign - a multimedia resource for parents and significant ca
    HENRY WATTS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  65. Substance Use Prevention Media Literacy High School Curriculum
    JANIS KUPERSMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will result in the development of a commercially available, teacher-friendly, educational tool with empirically-tested results. ..
  66. Biofilm Architecture of Subgingival Plaque
    Renate Lux; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this study will provide useful information for the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools. ..
  67. MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE ELDERLY--DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
    Andrew Leuchter; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Serial study will determine characteristics of lesions that adversely affect long-term prognosis, as well as the usefulness of QEEG for monitoring the evolution of white-matter disease. ..
  68. ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOPS
    JOSE TORRES RUIZ; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..An evaluation plan is provided. ..
  69. NMR STUDY OF METAL-ION COMPLEXATION
    ANTHONY FRATIELLO; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The objective of the project will be attained by hydrogen-1 chemical shift, relaxation time, and signal area determinations, along with chemical shift and relaxation time experiments for the other nuclei planned for study...
  70. Depth Maps From Stereo Images of the Optic Disc-Phase II
    GILBERTO ZAMORA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..research grant ..
  71. PROGESTERONE AND ESTROGEN ON SIV VAGINAL TRANSMISSION
    Preston Marx; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Consultant PHS 398 (Rev. 4/98) Page3 BB KK Principal Investicj^yrogram Director (Last, first, middle): RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OFCONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1-2 Description, ..
  72. Combined OCT/FLIM Biochemical and Anatomical Imaging for Early Cancer Diagnosis
    Javier Jo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal of this line of research is to develop a novel optical imaging system and associated algorithms which will enable noninvasive optical biopsy in oral cancer. ..
  73. INCLEN 2000: WORKSHOPS FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF CARE
    David Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..It is expected that 40-50 individuals will participate in each of these sessions. Workshop speakers and facilitators will be drawn from a global pool of experts, as well as from representatives from AHRQ. ..
  74. PROTEIN INTERACTIONS FROM SOLID MODEL COMPOUND
    STANLEY GILL; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  75. Translating a nutrition intervention thru WIC & Minority Health Promotion Centers
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..At the end of YO3, we will compile data from the translation research pilot study and use it to create a plan for disseminating the intervention throughout RI and into other states. ..
  76. Testing Evaluation Metrics for Interface Terminologies
    SAMUEL ROSENBLOOM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through this mentored study period, the Principal Investigator will develop research skills and experience to achieve the goal of becoming an independent researcher. ..
  77. HIV and Sober Intimate Behavior (HSIB)
    GERARDINE WURZBURG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  78. CLINICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL INFLUENCES ON HIV THERAPY
    Richard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....