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  1. ncbi Field comparison of novel and gold standard traps for collecting Aedes albopictus in Northern Virginia
    Wilhelmine H Meeraus
    Disease Carrying Insects Program, Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 24:244-8. 2008
  2. pmc Birth weight, maternal age, and education: new observations from Connecticut and Virginia
    A Shmueli
    The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Yale J Biol Med 72:245-58. 1999
  3. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, 1993-2001
    Terra R Kelly
    Wildlife Center of Virginia, P O Box 1557, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:467-9. 2003
  4. ncbi West Nile virus in raptors from Virginia during 2003: clinical, diagnostic, and epidemiologic findings
    Priscilla H Joyner
    The Wildlife Center of Virginia, PO Box 1557, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:335-44. 2006
  5. ncbi Genetic structure and mtDNA diversity of Fundulus heteroclitus populations from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated sites
    Margaret Mulvey
    Department of Environmental Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:671-7. 2003
  6. ncbi Insect fauna visiting carrion in Southwest Virginia
    Kimberly L Tabor
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, State University, 216 Price Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 150:73-80. 2005
  7. pmc Avertable deaths associated with household income in Virginia
    Steven H Woolf
    VCU Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:750-5. 2010
  8. ncbi Multi-scale variation in spatial heterogeneity for microbial community structure in an eastern Virginia agricultural field
    Rima B Franklin
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4123, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 44:335-46. 2003
  9. ncbi Absence of detectable Salmonella cloacal shedding in free-living reptiles on admission to the wildlife center of Virginia
    Jean M Richards
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:562-3. 2004
  10. ncbi Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia
    C M Barker
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 211 Price Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:403-10. 2003

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  1. ncbi Field comparison of novel and gold standard traps for collecting Aedes albopictus in Northern Virginia
    Wilhelmine H Meeraus
    Disease Carrying Insects Program, Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 24:244-8. 2008
    Aedes albopictus is a potential West Nile virus bridge vector in Northern Virginia; however, information regarding its virus transmission dynamics is limited, as this species is not readily collected in existing traps...
  2. pmc Birth weight, maternal age, and education: new observations from Connecticut and Virginia
    A Shmueli
    The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Yale J Biol Med 72:245-58. 1999
    ..recent sample of over 20,000 consecutive live births in 12 hospitals, about half in Connecticut and half in Virginia, including a maternal population that is educationally and racially diverse...
  3. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, 1993-2001
    Terra R Kelly
    Wildlife Center of Virginia, P O Box 1557, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:467-9. 2003
    ..of 48 red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and 35 gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) examined at the Wildlife Center of Virginia (Waynesboro, Virginia, USA) from 1993 to 2001 were reviewed...
  4. ncbi West Nile virus in raptors from Virginia during 2003: clinical, diagnostic, and epidemiologic findings
    Priscilla H Joyner
    The Wildlife Center of Virginia, PO Box 1557, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:335-44. 2006
    Sixty-one birds of prey admitted to The Wildlife Center of Virginia (WCV; Waynesboro, Virginia, USA) from June to November 2003 were tested for West Nile virus (WNV) infection...
  5. ncbi Genetic structure and mtDNA diversity of Fundulus heteroclitus populations from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated sites
    Margaret Mulvey
    Department of Environmental Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:671-7. 2003
    ..Forty-six haplotypes were identified among 208 mummichog from the Elizabeth and York Rivers in Virginia, USA...
  6. ncbi Insect fauna visiting carrion in Southwest Virginia
    Kimberly L Tabor
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, State University, 216 Price Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 150:73-80. 2005
    Successional patterns of insect fauna on pig carcasses were studied in southwest Virginia. The objective was to identify and qualitatively assess the major taxa of forensic importance in this region...
  7. pmc Avertable deaths associated with household income in Virginia
    Steven H Woolf
    VCU Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:750-5. 2010
    We estimated how many deaths would be averted if the entire population of Virginia experienced the mortality rates of the 5 most affluent counties or cities.
  8. ncbi Multi-scale variation in spatial heterogeneity for microbial community structure in an eastern Virginia agricultural field
    Rima B Franklin
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4123, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 44:335-46. 2003
    ..a survey was conducted to examine the spatial organization of community structure in a wheat field in eastern Virginia (USA). Nearly 200 soil samples were collected at a variety of separation distances ranging from 2.5 cm to 11 m...
  9. ncbi Absence of detectable Salmonella cloacal shedding in free-living reptiles on admission to the wildlife center of Virginia
    Jean M Richards
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:562-3. 2004
    ..Cloacal swabs were collected from reptiles admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, Virginia, cultured for Salmonella using Hektoen and xylose lysine deoxycholate agars, and inoculated ..
  10. ncbi Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia
    C M Barker
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 211 Price Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:403-10. 2003
    ..La Crosse encephalitis, an illness caused by mosquito-borne La Crosse virus (LAC), has increased in southwestern Virginia, resulting in a need for better understanding of the virus cycle and the biology of its vectors in the region...
  11. ncbi Safe at school: a Virginia experience
    Martha A Hellems
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1396-8. 2007
    The Commonwealth of Virginia passed legislation in 1999 requiring nonmedical school personnel to assist students with the management of type 1 diabetes when school nurses were unavailable...
  12. ncbi Seasonal abundance of Culex restuans and Culex pipiens in southwestern Virginia through ovitrapping
    Bryan T Jackson
    Department of Entomology, Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University, 216 A Price Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:206-12. 2006
    ..the seasonal distribution and ovipositional activity of Culex restuans and Culex pipiens in southwestern Virginia during summers 2002 and 2003. In both years, Cx...
  13. ncbi Analysis of the successional patterns of insects on carrion in southwest Virginia
    Kimberly L Tabor
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0319, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:785-95. 2004
    ..Blacksburg, VA, to identify and analyze the successional patterns of the taxa of forensic importance in southwest Virginia. Forty-seven insect taxa were collected in the spring...
  14. ncbi Cytochrome P4501A (CYP1A) in killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus): heritability of altered expression and relationship to survival in contaminated sediments
    Joel N Meyer
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences and Integrated Toxicology Program, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0328, USA
    Toxicol Sci 68:69-81. 2002
    ..shown that killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) inhabiting a creosote-contaminated site on the Elizabeth River in Virginia exhibit little induction of cytochrome P4501A (CYP1A) protein expression and activity upon exposure to typical ..
  15. ncbi Tracking of left ventricular mass in children: race and sex comparisons: the MCV Twin Study. Medical College of Virginia
    R M Schieken
    Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0026, USA
    Circulation 97:1901-6. 1998
    ..Increased left ventricular (LV) mass is a predictor of cardiovascular disease in adults. The mechanism(s) for these observations are not fully understood...
  16. ncbi Perkinsus marinus tissue distribution and seasonal variation in oysters Crassostrea virginica from Florida, Virginia and New York
    L M Oliver
    U S EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Gulf Ecology Division, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 5299, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 34:51-61. 1998
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  17. ncbi Detection and remediation of human-origin pollution at two public beaches in Virginia using multiple source tracking methods
    J W Dickerson
    Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 330 Smyth Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0404, USA
    Water Res 41:3758-70. 2007
    Two public beaches (Anderson and Hilton) in Newport News, Virginia, were frequently closed to swimming in 2004 due to high Enterococcus spp. counts that exceeded the regulatory standard...
  18. ncbi Barriers to dental care for children in Virginia with autism spectrum disorders
    Tegwyn H Brickhouse
    Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Dent Child (Chic) 76:188-93. 2009
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine the reported use of dental services for families of children with autistic spectrum disorders and identify barriers that affect their access to dental care...
  19. ncbi Prescription drug fatalities among women in rural Virginia: a study of medical examiner cases
    Martha J Wunsch
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Opioid Manag 5:228-36. 2009
    To evaluate female drug overdose deaths from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Western Virginia (1997-2003) for demographics, medical history, toxicology results, and prescribed medications.
  20. ncbi Additive costs of postoperative complications for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting patients in Virginia
    Alan M Speir
    Inova Health System, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:40-5; discussion 45-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the additive costs of postoperative complications for selected subgroups of patients after coronary artery bypass grafts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  21. ncbi Hurricane Isabel-related mortality--virginia, 2003
    Asim A Jani
    US Public Health Service, Coordinating Office for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:97-102. 2006
    Hurricane Isabel had a massive negative environmental, public health, and economic impact; Virginia bore the highest death toll (32) among nine states affected by this storm...
  22. ncbi Fibrin sealant: clinical use and the development of the University of Virginia Tissue Adhesive Center
    P D Mintz
    University of Virginia Health Care System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 31:108-18. 2001
    ..fostered multispecialty expertise with this product that led, in 1997, to the establishment of the University of Virginia Tissue Adhesive Center...
  23. ncbi Types and characteristics of ramp-related motor vehicle crashes on urban interstate roadways in Northern Virginia
    Anne T McCartt
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1005 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22201 4751, USA
    J Safety Res 35:107-14. 2004
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  24. ncbi Health survey of wild and captive bog turtles (Clemmys muhlenbergii) in North Carolina and Virginia
    Deena Brenner
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:311-6. 2002
    ..including 14 wild males, 22 wild females, three captive males, and three captive females, in Virginia and North Carolina, USA. Samples were analyzed for hematologic and plasma chemistry values, Mycoplasma sp...
  25. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus in the virginia department of corrections: can compliance overcome racial differences to response?
    Richard K Sterling
    Section of Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0341, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:866-72. 2004
    ..The present study describes our experience of treating HCV in the inmate population of the Virginia Department of Corrections.
  26. pmc Interspecific larval competition between Aedes albopictus and Aedes japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in northern Virginia
    J S Armistead
    University of Florida, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, 200 9th St SE, Vero Beach, FL 32962, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:629-37. 2008
    ..The performance of northern Virginia populations of Ae. japonicus and Ae. albopictus competing as larvae under field conditions was evaluated...
  27. ncbi Base flow nutrient discharges from lower delmarva peninsula watersheds of virginia, USA
    Jennifer W Stanhope
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, School of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:2070-83. 2009
    ..base flow nutrient concentrations and yields for 1 yr (May 2001-April 2002) from 14 first-order streams on the Virginia Eastern Shore (VaES) on the Delmarva Peninsula and assessed their relationships with land cover and soil drainage ..
  28. ncbi Johne's disease in a free-ranging white-tailed deer from Virginia and subsequent surveillance for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis
    Jonathan M Sleeman
    Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Richmond, Virginia 23230, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:201-6. 2009
    ..was diagnosed in a 2-yr-old, male, free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Fauquier County, Virginia, USA, based on histopathology and culture for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis...
  29. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of avian poxviruses among free-ranging birds of Virginia
    Cary J Adams
    Wildlife Center of Virginia, P O Box 1557, Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
    Avian Dis 49:601-5. 2005
    ..of the avian poxvirus core 4b gene of infected free-ranging birds that presented at the Wildlife Center of Virginia during the 2003 and early 2004 years...
  30. pmc Assessment of generalized anxiety disorder diagnostic criteria in the National Comorbidity Survey and Virginia Adult Twin Study of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders
    Thomas S Kubarych
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 1026, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:206-16. 2008
    ..Disorders, Fourth Edition, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) criteria in the National Comorbidity Survey and the Virginia Adult Twin Study of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders (VATSPSUD)...
  31. pmc Elements of the patient-centered medical home in family practices in Virginia
    Debora Goetz Goldberg
    Departments of Family Medicine and Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:301-8. 2009
    ..This study explores existing elements of the PCMH and characteristics of family practices in Virginia.
  32. pmc Understanding pain and improving management of sickle cell disease: the PiSCES study
    Wally R Smith
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Quality Health Care, Box 980306, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:183-93. 2005
    ..Importantly, PiSCES will also identify "triggers" of SCD pain episodes and healthcare utilization in the moment of pain, suggesting targets for timely care that mutes pain episodes...
  33. pmc Risk and protective factors for tobacco use among 8th- and 10th-grade African American students in Virginia
    Rosalie Corona
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A45. 2009
    ..This study identified individual-peer, family, school, and community risk and protective factors that predict early cigarette use among African American adolescents...
  34. pmc A large hotel outbreak of Norwalk-like virus gastroenteritis among three groups of guests and hotel employees in Virginia
    S S Love
    Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 129:127-32. 2002
    A large outbreak of acute gastroenteritis occurred among three different groups of guests and the employees of a Virginia hotel within a 2-week period in November 2000...
  35. ncbi Interleukin-1 blockade with anakinra to prevent adverse cardiac remodeling after acute myocardial infarction (Virginia Commonwealth University Anakinra Remodeling Trial [VCU-ART] Pilot study)
    Antonio Abbate
    Virginia Commonwealth University, VCU Pauley Heart Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1371-1377.e1. 2010
    ..If confirmed in larger trials, IL-1 blockade might represent a novel therapeutic strategy to prevent heart failure after AMI...
  36. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, 1993-2003
    M Camille Harris
    Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro 22980, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 38:62-6. 2007
    ..86%, Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and peregrine falcons (14%, Falco peregrinus) admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia from 1993 to 2003 were reviewed to identify submitters, causes of morbidity and mortality, and final disposition...
  37. ncbi Risk factors for clinical salmonellosis in Virginia, USA cattle herds
    L D Warnick
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Prev Vet Med 49:259-75. 2001
    Veterinarians working in several Virginia, USA counties noticed an increase in clinical salmonellosis in cattle herds during 1994...
  38. ncbi Geographic variation in patterns of nestedness among local stream fish assemblages in Virginia
    Rosamonde R Cook
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Oecologia 140:639-49. 2004
    ..We examined these relationships for the freshwater fishes of Virginia. Regions were defined within a spatial hierarchy and included whole river drainages, portions of drainages within ..
  39. ncbi Syndromic surveillance at hospital emergency departments--southeastern Virginia
    Christine M Yuan
    Bureau of Epidemiology and Health Risk Assessment, District of Columbia Department of Health, 825 North Capitol St NE, Third Floor, Washington, D C, 20002, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:56-8. 2004
    ..The authors examined the use of active syndromic surveillance at hospital EDs in Virginia for early detection of disease events and analyzed the effectiveness of the cumulative sum (CUSUM) algorithm in ..
  40. ncbi Defining underinsurance among children with special health care needs: a Virginia sample
    Donald P Oswald
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 980489, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:S67-74. 2005
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  41. ncbi Prescription drug abuse among prisoners in rural Southwestern Virginia
    Martha J Wunsch
    Edward Via Virginia College of Ostepathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:15-22. 2007
    ..S., particularly in rural areas. In this study of 233 prisoners and probationers in southwestern Virginia, we add to an emerging profile of individuals abusing prescription medications...
  42. ncbi The impact of a culturally enhanced drug prevention program on drug and alcohol refusal efficacy among urban African American girls
    Faye Z Belgrave
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:267-79. 2004
    ..Girls varied in situations they perceived they could refuse drugs and alcohol. Findings are discussed with implications for drug abuse prevention programs for urban African-American girls...
  43. ncbi Spatial analysis of prostate cancer incidence and race in Virginia, 1990-1999
    M Norman Oliver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:S67-76. 2006
    ..Racial disparities exist in prostate cancer incidence. An important contributor to these disparities may be socioeconomic status...
  44. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi in raccoons (Procyon lotor) from an urban area of northern Virginia
    Katie Hancock
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, 1410 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0342, USA
    J Parasitol 91:470-2. 2005
    ..to determine the prevalence of antibodies to this zoonotic parasite in raccoons collected from Fairfax County, Virginia, a suburban/urban area outside Washington, D.C. Serum samples from 464 raccoons were examined for T...
  45. ncbi Prevalence and distribution of QPX, Quahog Parasite Unknown, in hard clams Mercenaria mercenaria in Virginia, USA
    L M Ragone Calvo
    School of Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 33:209-19. 1998
    In July 1996, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science initiated a sampling program to examine wild and cultured hard clams Mercenaria mercenaria for QPX, Quahog Parasite Unknown, a protistan parasite associated with severe mortalities of ..
  46. ncbi Emergence of zoonotic canine leishmaniasis in the United States: isolation and immunohistochemical detection of Leishmania infantum from foxhounds from Virginia
    Alexa C Rosypal
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, 1410 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:691-3. 2003
    ..We report the isolation of L. infantum from 3 naturally infected foxhounds from Virginia by culture of popliteal lymph node and bone marrow, and the development of an immunohistochemical test to detect ..
  47. ncbi The spectrum of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the Virginia Correctional System: development of a strategy for the evaluation and treatment of inmates with HCV
    Richard K Sterling
    Hepatology Section and Division of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:313-21. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop an economic strategy for evaluation and treatment of inmates with chronic HCV...
  48. ncbi Obstacles to promotion? Values of women faculty about career success and recognition. Committee on the Status of Women and Minorities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus
    L M Buckley
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond 23298 0102, USA
    Acad Med 75:283-8. 2000
    ..To assess attitudes of female faculty about career progress, resources for career development, and values related to academic success and recognition...
  49. pmc Agricultural and residential pesticides in wipe samples from farmworker family residences in North Carolina and Virginia
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Piedmont Plaza II, Suite 512, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:382-7. 2004
    ..in residences of 41 farmworker families with at least one child < 7 years of age in western North Carolina and Virginia. Wipe samples were taken from floor surfaces, toys, and children's hands...
  50. pmc Etiological heterogeneity in the development of antisocial behavior: the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development and the Young Adult Follow-Up
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Psychol Med 37:1193-202. 2007
    ..Longitudinal, genetically informed, prospective data collected on a large population of male twins (n=1037) were used to examine developmental differences in the etiology of antisocial behavior...
  51. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in Virginia freshwater fishes (USA)
    R C Hale
    Department of Environmental Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point 23062, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 35:4585-91. 2001
    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) were examined in fish fillets collected from two large Virginia watersheds...
  52. ncbi Predicting premature mortality from new power plant development in Virginia
    Richard P Hermann
    Chesterfield Health District, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:529-35. 2004
    ..5 microm (PM2.5) that would result from making 29 proposed fossil fuel power plants in Virginia operational. We used a U.S...
  53. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of reptiles admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, 1991 to 2000
    Justin D Brown
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0442, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:699-705. 2002
    Medical records from 694 reptiles admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia (WCV; Waynesboro, Virginia, USA) from 1991 to 2000 were reviewed to determine causes of morbidity and mortality...
  54. ncbi Case study: a data warehouse for an academic medical center
    J S Einbinder
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 15:165-75. 2001
    ..and rapid retrospective views of clinical, administrative, and financial patient data for the University of Virginia Health System...
  55. ncbi Sustaining the Geriatric Resource Nurse Model at the University of Virginia
    Virginia K Lee
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:128-32. 2002
    This article describes the continued evolution of the Geriatric Resource Nurse Model at the University of Virginia, one of the original NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) sites established in 1994...
  56. pmc Rickettsia parkeri infection after tick bite, Virginia
    Timothy J Whitman
    US Navy Infectious Diseases Department, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:334-6. 2007
    ..Rickettsia parkeri was detected and isolated from the eschar. This report represents the second documented case of R. parkeri rickettsiosis in a US serviceman in eastern Virginia.
  57. ncbi Using nurse practitioners to implement best practice care for the elderly during hospitalization: the NICHE journey at the University of Virginia Medical Center
    Kathleen Fletcher
    Senior Services, University of Virginia Health System, 2071 McKim Hall, P O Box 800566, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0566, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:321-37, vii. 2007
    ..Three NICHE models have been implemented within the University of Virginia Health System since 1992...
  58. ncbi Health insurance-related disparities in colorectal cancer screening in Virginia
    Vanessa de Bosset
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:834-7. 2008
    ..The effect of health insurance on CRC screening is not clear. We assessed the association between having health insurance and being screened for CRC and the factors that modify this association...
  59. ncbi Less is more: Virginia's Performance Outcomes Measurement System
    Michael B Blank
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Univeristy of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:643-5. 2004
  60. ncbi Antibiotic resistance profiles to determine sources of fecal contamination in a rural Virginia watershed
    Alexandria K Graves
    Dep of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Inst and State Univ, Blacksburg 24061 0404, USA
    J Environ Qual 31:1300-8. 2002
    ..Periodic monitoring by state regulatory officials had resulted in Spout Run being placed on the Virginia impaired stream list and Millwood being categorized as an at-risk community...
  61. pmc Opioid deaths in rural Virginia: a description of the high prevalence of accidental fatalities involving prescribed medications
    Martha J Wunsch
    Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Am J Addict 18:5-14. 2009
    In rural Virginia, drug overdose deaths increased 300% from 1997 to 2003. Polydrug deaths predominate (57.9%) in this review of 893 medical examiner cases. Prescription opioids (74.0%), antidepressants (49.0%), and benzodiazepines (39...
  62. ncbi Elderly and disabled waiver services: important dimensions of personal care from the client's perspective
    Anne P Glass
    Gerontology Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 5775, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 24:59-77. 2005
    ..Eight important dimensions were identified, including having aides who are reliable, honest, easy to be around, and who possess a good knowledge base...
  63. ncbi An evaluation of a social norms marketing project for tobacco prevention with middle, high, and college students; use of funds from the Tobacco Master Settlement (Virginia)
    Jeanne Martino-McAllister
    Department of Health Sciences, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:185-200. 2005
    ..This article discusses the procedures of this project, the five-step social norms marketing model, with emphasis on the student-centered evaluation and results...
  64. pmc Determining sources of fecal pollution in a rural Virginia watershed with antibiotic resistance patterns in fecal streptococci
    C Hagedorn
    Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:5522-31. 1999
    ..were analyzed by discriminant and cluster analysis and used to identify sources of fecal pollution in a rural Virginia watershed...
  65. ncbi "Information Rx" project launched in Virginia
    Shannon D Jones
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, USA
    Natl Netw 29:20. 2005
    ..The information may be inaccurate or out-of-date. And, second, some physicians are not aware of the best available Internet resource to which they can refer patients...
  66. ncbi Inheritance of total serum IgE in the isolated Tangier Island population from Virginia: complexities associated with genealogical depth of pedigrees in segregation analyses
    Rasika A Mathias
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hum Hered 59:228-38. 2005
    ....
  67. pmc Cohort studies of health effects among people exposed to estuarine waters: North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland
    C L Moe
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:781-6. 2001
    ..and related organisms are in progress in North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland...
  68. ncbi Vaccination and risk communication: summary of a workshop, Arlington Virginia, USA, 5-6 October 2000
    J Leask
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:124-8. 2002
    ..Finally, the potential risks and benefits of engaging with the anti-vaccination lobby are outlined...
  69. ncbi Understanding sequelae of injury mechanisms and mild traumatic brain injury incurred during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan: persistent postconcussive symptoms and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Aaron I Schneiderman
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1446-52. 2008
    ..veterans who had left combat theaters by September 2004 and lived in Maryland; Washington, DC; northern Virginia; and eastern West Virginia. Immediate neurologic symptoms postinjury were used to identify mild TBI...
  70. ncbi The brainwashing defense
    Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
    US News World Rep 135:52. 2003
  71. ncbi Oral sexual experience among young adolescents receiving general health examinations
    Bradley O Boekeloo
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:306-14. 2002
    ..To examine whether oral sex occurs among young adolescents receiving general health examinations and warrants inclusion in sexual risk assessments...
  72. ncbi A survey of biosecurity practices as risk factors affecting broiler performance on the Delmarva Peninsula
    Nathaniel L Tablante
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Avian Dis 46:730-4. 2002
    ..0449). The presence of wild birds inside poultry houses during grow-out showed a slightly statistically significant association with poor flock performance (P = 0.0633)...
  73. ncbi Practical utility of clinical prediction rules for suspected acute pulmonary embolism in a large academic institution
    Lisa K Moores
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 2, WD 77, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Thromb Res 113:1-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the utility of these algorithms in patients with suspected PE in a large, tertiary, academic medical center...
  74. ncbi The usefulness of computer-based instruction in providing educational opportunities for nursing staff
    Bonnie L Walker
    Harrington Software Associates, Warrenton, Virginia, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:144-9. 2006
    ..The authors concluded that CB instruction can be an effective alternative method of providing educational opportunities and is a convenient and cost-effective way to provide those opportunities to nursing staff...
  75. ncbi Psychological reactions to terrorist attacks: findings from the National Study of Americans' Reactions to September 11
    William E Schlenger
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    JAMA 288:581-8. 2002
    ..The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, represent an unprecedented exposure to trauma in the United States...
  76. ncbi Psychological sequelae of September 11
    Charles W Hoge
    N Engl J Med 347:443-5; author reply 443-5. 2002
  77. ncbi History of myocardial infarction and stroke among incident end-stage renal disease cases and population-based controls: an analysis of shared risk factors
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:323-30. 2002
    ..A history of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is more common among incident cases of treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than in the general US population...
  78. ncbi Tibial tuberosity advancement in 65 canine stifles
    D E Hoffmann
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Science, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1089, USA
    Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 19:219-27. 2006
    ..Few severe complications were encountered. Good clinical outcome and owner satisfaction was reported with the procedure in this set of cases...
  79. ncbi Infants with single ventricle: a population-based epidemiological study
    Eileen K Steinberger
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Teratology 65:106-15. 2002
    ..Single ventricle, a rare congenital cardiac defect, often occurs as part of a complex group of cardiovascular abnormalities. Little is known of its epidemiologic associations...
  80. ncbi Population-based study of l-transposition of the great arteries: possible associations with environmental factors
    Karen S Kuehl
    Department of Cardiology, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:162-7. 2003
    ..L-transposition of the great arteries (l-tga) is an uncommon congenital cardiovascular malformation that occurs from abnormal looping of the primitive cardiac tube. Little is known about risk factors for the development of l-tga...
  81. ncbi This is the best life yet--life at Camp Friendship
    Revonda B Mosher
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:84-7. 2006
  82. ncbi Patient and provider priorities for cancer prevention and control: a qualitative study in Mid-Atlantic Latinos
    Ann S O'Malley
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:383-91. 2002
    ..C. Patient and provider priorities are compared to identify common ground for future interventions in resource constrained primary care settings...
  83. ncbi Hazard prioritization in ecological risk assessment through spatial analysis of toxicant gradients
    Benjamin L Preston
    Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VI 22201, USA
    Environ Pollut 117:431-45. 2002
    ..The use of spatial analysis tools in ERA may lead to more rapid and rigorous methods for prioritizing environmental risks...
  84. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy is associated with improved survival in women with advanced heart failure
    Joann Lindenfeld
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1238-45. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with an improved prognosis in women with advanced heart failure (HF) and systolic dysfunction...
  85. ncbi Mental health impact of 9/11 Pentagon attack: validation of a rapid assessment tool
    Nikki N Jordan
    U S Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Directorate of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Edgewood, Maryland 21010, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:284-93. 2004
    ..The PPDHA was fielded from October 15, 2001, to January 15, 2002. Fundamental in this assessment was the evaluation of the mental health impact as a result of the attack...
  86. ncbi Development of a brief questionnaire to measure mental health outcomes among Pentagon employees following the September 11, 2001 attack
    Charles W Hoge
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 167:60-3. 2002
    ..Further analyses will assess the usefulness of this questionnaire as a public health tool for rapid assessment of mental health symptoms following the attack...
  87. ncbi Elementary school children's responses 3 months after the September 11 terrorist attacks: a study in Washington, DC
    Deborah Phillips
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:509-28. 2004
    ..Implications for school personnel, health care professionals, and intervention efforts are discussed...
  88. ncbi Political tolerance and coming to psychological closure following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: an integrative approach
    Linda J Skitka
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:743-56. 2004
    ..Value affirmation, moral outrage, and outgroup derogation also facilitated post-9/11 psychological closure and increased psychological closure led to greater political tolerance...
  89. ncbi Walter Reed Army Medical Center's mental health response to the Pentagon attack
    Stephen J Cozza
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 167:12-6. 2002
    ..To this end, the authors will provide the reader with an understanding of how the lessons learned during this mission may assist mental health commanders and leaders in planning and responding to similar deployments in the future...
  90. ncbi Meeting the patients where they are: consultation-liaison response to trauma victims of the Pentagon attack
    Harold J Wain
    Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Mil Med 167:19-21. 2002
    ..This unique method, which we call "therapeutic debriefing," can serve as a model for future interventions after catastrophic events...
  91. ncbi Nurses with disabilities: can changing our educational system keep them in nursing?
    Leslie J Neal-Boylan
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Nurse Educ 33:164-7. 2008
    ..This article will discuss the findings from a qualitative study and offer recommendations for how nurse educators can educate students to help prevent the loss of nurses with disabilities from the profession...
  92. ncbi An abstinence program's impact on cognitive mediators and sexual initiation
    Stan E Weed
    Institute for Research and Evaluation, Salt Lake City, UT 84118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:60-73. 2008
    To evaluate the impact of an abstinence education program on sexual intercourse initiation and on possible cognitive mediators of sexual initiation for virgin seventh graders in suburban Virginia.
  93. ncbi The impact of alcohol use in community-dwelling older adults
    Barbara Resnick
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 20:135-45. 2003
    ..9, p <.05). Health care providers should use an individualized approach to alcohol use in older adults and help these individuals establish, as appropriate, safe drinking habits that will augment health and quality of life...
  94. ncbi Preoperative state of mind among patients undergoing CABG: effect on length of stay and postoperative complications
    Linda S Halpin
    Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:73-80. 2005
    ..Negative state of mind prior to a major cardiovascular intervention may be predictive of increased LOS, permanent stroke, and prolonged ventilation time...
  95. ncbi Regional osteoporosis screening, referral, and monitoring program in community pharmacies: findings from Project ImPACT: Osteoporosis
    Jean Venable Goode
    Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, 410 North 12th Street, P O Box 980533, Richmond, VA 23298 0533, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:152-60. 2004
    ....
  96. pmc Relational theory and cultural enhancement interventions for African American adolescent girls
    Faye Z Belgrave
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S76-81. 2002
    ..This study tested the effectiveness of two culturally appropriate substance abuse prevention intervention programs for African American girls...
  97. ncbi Teens' knowledge of risk factors for sports injuries
    Cynthia W Ward
    Central Health Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, VA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 20:216-20. 2004
    ..The study found that the teens in this small Virginia town have a high level of involvement in sports and other physical activity and good general knowledge of sports ..
  98. ncbi Sexual abuse of vulnerable young and old women: a comparative analysis of circumstances and outcomes
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Violence Against Women 11:473-504. 2005
    ..Perpetrators were prosecuted and convicted in six cases. About 12% of the women continued to be at risk of further sexual abuse...
  99. ncbi An economic analysis of health plan conversions: are they in the public interest?
    Nancy Dean Beaulieu
    Harvard Business School, USA
    Front Health Policy Res 7:129-77. 2004
    ....
  100. ncbi Functional status improvement in the elderly following coronary artery bypass graft
    Scott D Barnett
    Inova Heart Institute, Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 18:281-7. 2003
    ..5%) compared to men (+0.7%). These findings suggest that elderly persons can expect postsurgical functional status to increase steadily during the first 2 years after surgery...
  101. ncbi Environmental and human demographic features associated with epizootic raccoon rabies in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
    Meghan E Jones
    Community Health Assessment and Service Evaluation Unit, Northeast Health District, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:869-74. 2003
    ..testing positive for rabies were obtained from rabies surveillance databases from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (USA). Environmental and demographic data for the three states were obtained from public sources...

Research Grants78

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  6. ASTHMA AND ALLERGIC DISEASE CENTER
    Thomas A Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The research program of the University of Virginia has focused on investigating the etiology of asthma, looking both at risk factors for the disease and the complex events surrounding an acute episode...
  7. New Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Amebiasis
    JOEL F HERBEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..using reagents developed through our partnership with the University of Virginia. The tests will be provided to UVA and our consortium sites in Bangladesh and Germany for clinical testing...
  8. Progression of Autoimmunity During Puberty in SLE
    KATHLEEN M O'NEIL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..To do this, we are partnering with Dr. Virginia Pascual, who has extensively studied gene expression in a variety of diseases including SLE...
  9. Pilot Clinical Study in Renal Transplantation
    Weizhong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Martin Mangino, Virginia Commonwealth University), BB3 treatment 24 hr following renal ischemia-reperfusion improves renal function...
  10. Translational Research and Evolving Alcoholic hepatitis Treatment (TREAT-IU)
    David W Crabb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): In response to the RFA-AA-12-007, Indiana University (IU), Mayo Clinic (Mayo), and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have formed a consortium "Translational Research and Evolving Alcoholic Hepatitis ..
  11. Regional Biocontainment Laboratory
    Charles Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the Commonwealth's 2004 Budget, GMU was granted authority by the Virginia General Assembly to enter into a 20-year capital lease for a BSL3 animal facility (appendix 5)...
  12. Mechanisms of Virus Replication and Gene Expression
    ANNE ELIZABETH SIMON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..recognized as leaders in their fields from the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Maryland-Virginia Regional Vet Medicine, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Center for Biosystems Research, NIH, NCI, ..
  13. Anti-Aging Mitochondrial Protein Therapy for Alzheimer?s Disease and Sarcopenia
    JAMES PEPPER BENNETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In conjunction with the Center for the Study of Neurodegenerative Disease (CSND) at the University of Virginia, in a Phase II STTR, Gencia Corporation successfully utilized an injectable recombinant human mitochondrial ..
  14. Utilization of calcite for the reduction of coal mine dust toxicity
    Xi Huang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..bioavailable, and the coals from these coalmine regions are less toxic than eastern coals such as those from Virginia and Kentucky, which contain high levels of BAI and little calcite...
  15. Virtual Screening Development to Complement Experimental Screening for PPAR Modul
    Stephanie N Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..our computational molecular modeling laboratory and the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Group at Virginia Tech to develop and test a virtual screening process...
  16. Novel vaccine against Norovirus
    Xi Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (the Virginia Tech), and the LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Inc...
  17. VitaminA and Sickle Cell Disease:Improving Suboptimal Status with Supplementation
    KELLY ANN DOUGHERTY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Her primary mentor, Virginia Stallings, M.D...
  18. Yeast Based Assays for Chemical Screens Against SARS-CoV Targets
    DANIEL A contact ENGEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Project Narrative Experienced investigators at the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill propose to develop new ways to discover chemical compounds ("..
  19. Research Training Prog in Reproductive Biol & Med for Latin American Scientists
    John E Nestler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    b>Virginia Commonwealth University (VCD) and the University of Chile will jointly offer translational research training in reproductive biology to junior scientists from throughout Latin America...
  20. Low-cost handheld medical device for neuroaxial anesthesia guidance in the obese
    FRANK WILLIAM MAULDIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..industrial design, software and user interface development, and an in vivo pilot study at the University of Virginia Hospital...
  21. Proximal Prostate Fluids for Protein and miRNA Biomarkers
    Richard R Drake; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Over the past year, clinicians and researchers at the Virginia Prostate Center have been collecting and expanding an existing biorepository of EPS urine samples, as well as ..
  22. Identifying the Neural Basis and Functional Role of Emotional Empathy in Dementia
    VIRGINIA EMILY STURM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is an application for a K23 award for Dr. Virginia Sturm, a neuropsychology fellow at the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center (MAC). Dr...
  23. DUST MITE, COCKROACH AND CAT ALLERGENS IN ASTHMA
    Thomas A Platts-Mills; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of home environments, allergic sensitization, clinical symptoms, and stool microbiome in Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Virginia. II...
  24. Bordetella adenylate cyclase toxin: the role of cell interaction in toxin functio
    JOSHUA CLARK EBY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The K08 award, in combination with the resources of my mentor and the University of Virginia, will provide me with the support necessary for my full development as a clinician scientist...
  25. Atlas - A Handheld High Resolution Wide-field Retinal Imager
    PAUL ANDREW YATES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our unique design approach leverages novel retinal imaging technology developed at the University of Virginia that enables an extremely low cost device capable of capturing a 120[unreadable] retinal field which may find use ..
  26. A Miniaturized GC with MEMS-Enabled Selective Preconcentration for Monitoring Exp
    Masoud Agah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..system and sorbent tube coupled with a pump at two transportation-related workplaces: a municipal airport (Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport) and bus maintenance facility (Blacksburg Transit)...
  27. Biomarkers to Measure Treatment Response for Alcohol Dependence
    Chamindi Seneviratne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Environment: My environment at the University of Virginia, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences is highly supportive for conducting this K23 award...
  28. The role of the first mammalian N-term. methyltransferase, NRMT, in tumorigenesis
    Christine E Schaner-Tooley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Environment The University of Virginia is well equipped for completion of all three aims of this proposal...
  29. Brain Tumor-Penetrating Nanoparticle Delivery with MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound
    Richard J Price; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our next step would be to test the safety of the MR-guided BPN delivery approach in large animals (pig) using the University of Virginia's clinical Insightec Exablate system, followed by the initiation of a clinical trial.
  30. NON-INVASIVE HIGH-RESOLUTION DIAGNOSIS OF PERIODONTAL ATTACHMENT LEVELS USING REA
    SAM M MUKDADI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the State of West Virginia, more than 46.2% of the adults lost all their teeth at the age of 65...
  31. OpenLIS: The Development of a Clinical Laboratory Information System Using the Op
    ROGER ALLAN HUBBARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Indeed, Senator Rockefeller of West Virginia has introduced legislation that promotes open source as a way to facilitate the universal adoption of electronic ..
  32. Role of Target-derived FGFs in Maintaining and Repairing Synapses
    Gregorio Valdez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Project Summary/Abstract I am a tenure-track assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute...
  33. SIPsmartER: A nutrition literacy approach to reducing sugar-sweetened beverages
    Jamie Zoellner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The target population includes 639 low socioeconomic participants residing in 11 at-risk, rural southwest Virginia counties. All outcomes will be assessed at baseline, 6 months, and 12 months post intervention (i.e...
  34. Excess androgen production in overweight pubertal girls--precursor to PCOS
    CHRISTINE MICHELE BURT SOLORZANO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Burt Solorzano, M.D., of the University of Virginia (UVA), as she continues to train in patient-oriented research under the mentorship of John C. Marshall, M.D., Ph...
  35. Stochastic Models of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes
    John J Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our multi-disciplinary team at Virginia Tech has proven expertise in all aspects of the project and close collaborations with top researchers in the ..
  36. Program ACTIVE II: Behavioral Depression Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
    MARY K DE GROOT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Two intervention sites serving rural central Appalachian counties of Ohio and West Virginia will be coordinated by the PI at Indiana University...
  37. Multi-scale Systems Model of Murine Heart Failure
    Andrew D McCulloch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at Davis (Colleen Clancy and Leighton Izu), San Diego (Joan Heller Brown and Jeffrey Omens) and the University of Virginia (Jeffrey Saucerman)...
  38. A diagnostic instrument to manage hemostasis in chronic liver disease
    Francesco Viola; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This research is a collaborative effort between HemoSonics, LLC and the University of Virginia Department of Biomedical Engineering and School of Medicine...
  39. Recruiting Rural Parents/Infants to Health Research Projects: Atopic Dermatitis
    Steven R Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..rural counties with large minority populations, with the counties located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Research will begin with a systematic approach to community entr[unreadable]e in which community support for the ..
  40. Regional Cystic fibrosis DNA Mutation Analysis
    JANE P GETCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..states in the NYMAC region have the potential to benefit from the services: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. Three of these states are performing CF testing using an IRT/IRT algorithm and one is performing IRT followed by ..
  41. Babesiosis Emergence in the United States
    MARIA ANA DIUK-WASSER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While Lyme disease has expanded dramatically over the past thirty years and now is endemic from Maine to Virginia, babesiosis cases appears to be expanding at a slower rate for reasons that are not understood...
  42. Effects of Nitric Oxide on Synaptic Transmission in the Neonatal Hippocampus
    SANTINA AGNES ZANELLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Experiments will be conducted at the University of Virginia with the support of the Department of Pediatrics and under the mentorship of Dr Kapur, an expert in the field of ..
  43. An Evaluation of Treatment with Omalizumab to Improve the Asthmatic Response to a
    Thomas A Platts-Mills; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This trial design has been approved by the FDA (FDA-BB-IND #10510) and the University of Virginia IRB...
  44. Inflammatory Mechanisms of Puberty Dysregulation in Colitis
    Mark Daniel DeBoer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DeBoer, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Virginia (UVa) as he continues to train in clinically-oriented basic science research. Dr. DeBoer will be mentored by Dr...
  45. Adenosine 2A Receptor Signaling in Lung Transplant Injury and Rejection
    Christine L Lau; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..guidance of the candidate's advisory committee and the institutional support provided by the University of Virginia's Department of Surgery, the candidate will development the skills required to evolve into an independent ..
  46. Cellular S-nitrosothiol signaling in respiratory biology
    Lisa Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in respiratory biology" is a program designed to use the expertise in S-nitrosothiol biology at the University of Virginia to form a collaborative center that will excel in defining the roles of S-nitrosothiols in respiratory medicine...
  47. Quantitative Adenosine Stress CMR with Spiral Pulse Sequences
    Michael Salerno; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Virginia wll provide the ideal combination of resources necessary for Dr. Salerno to become an independent investigator...
  48. Reducing Health Disparities through Transformation of the Learning Environment
    P Preston Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, and hosted by the Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at NAS conference facilities in ..
  49. Promoting "Stories of Success": Enhancing Diabetes Self-Care
    Ishan Canty Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3% compared to 8.7% among adults overall. In rural Virginia, studies indicate that rates of diabetes mellitus (DM) are 15% among African American adults, with an even higher ..
  50. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (Main Institution)
    JOHN MUNN KIRKWOOD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These facilities provide for a cachement area that extends across Western Pennsylvania from W. Virginia to Ohio and New York State...
  51. Detection and Alerting System for Seizure Onset (DASSO)
    Todd A Summers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) and patient activity monitoring devices, is partnering with the University of Virginia (UVA) to develop and test the DASSO system...
  52. Biomechanics of Leukocytes and Molecular Imaging Agents
    MICHAEL BRANDEAU LAWRENCE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To develop the best possible ligands, we propose a ligand core facility at the University of Virginia that will produce, purify and couple various suitable targeting molecules to contrast agents...
  53. Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium Annual Meeting
    Gregory B Lesinski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Institute at Wayne State University;Case Comprehensive Cancer Center;Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University;The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center;Penn State Cancer Institute;Roswell Park Cancer ..
  54. Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA)
    Richard J Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Phase I Summary: Barron Associates, in partnership with the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine, UVA-HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and Designing Digitally, Inc...
  55. TREAT-Mayo
    Vijay H Shah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Translational Research and Evolving Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment;TREAT) and include Indiana University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Mayo Clinic...
  56. Ecological impacts of forest disturbance on La Crosse encephalitis virus dynamics
    MARIA RICHETTA CAMILLE HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..La Crosse encephalitis virus (LAC), a devastating neurologic disease in children living in endemic areas like West Virginia and southwestern Virginia, is maintained through interactions between mosquito vectors and non-human vertebrate ..
  57. Integrating Genomic and Environmental Perspectives on Internalizing Disorders
    DANIEL E ADKINS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The institutional environment provided by the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Biomarker Research and Personalized Medicine (CBRPM) represents another core ..
  58. Validation of a Motor Fatigue Measure in Multiple Sclerosis
    MYLA DENISE GOLDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..During the award period, Dr. Goldman will be based in the University of Virginia (UVA) Department of Neurology. UVA has a long tract record for successfully developing clinical-investigators. Dr...
  59. Spatial and Psychosocial Influences on Food Access in Rural Appalachia
    ESTHER J THATCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This cross-sectional mixed methods study of approximately 20 lower-income women in a rural Appalachian county in Virginia will integrate qualitative interviews, participant observation, geographic information systems (GIS) mapping, and ..
  60. Expanding and Enhancing All Payer Claims Data Base System Capacity in States
    DENISE ELAINE LOVE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This Fifth National APCD Conference will be held the day prior to NAHDO's 26th Annual Meeting in Alexandria, Virginia on November 14, 2011...
  61. Use and Comparative Effectiveness of Innovative Therapies for Hepatocellular Carc
    Hanna K Sanoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hanna Sanoff, MD, MPH is a medical oncologist at the University of Virginia specializing in the care of patients with gastrointestinal malignancy. Dr...
  62. Visual Sonics Vevo 2100 Imaging System
    Karen H Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A group of six investigators at West Virginia University are requesting funds to purchase a VisualSonics Vevo 2100 micro-ultrasound for real-time, 3D imaging in small animals...
  63. USING CLAIMS DATA FOR CANCER SURVEILLANCE
    Lynne Penberthy; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of this study is to examine the utility and validity of linking data from three claims-based sources to the Virginia Cancer Registry (VCR) for cancer surveillance...
  64. Development of Pharmacotherapies for Nicotine Addiction
    Frank Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ivy Carroll (Research Triangle Inst.), Dr. Ronald J. Lukas (Barrow Neurological Inst.), and Dr. M. Imad Damaj (Virginia Commonwealth Univ...
  65. PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    Harry Koo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This proposal requests funding for a single training position in Pediatric Nephrology at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia (VCU/MCV)...
  66. In Vivo Optical Imaging Scanner for Small Animal Research
    STUART BERR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The University of Virginia (UVa) Schools of Medicine and Engineering have established successful research programs in the development and application of imaging methodologies and techniques for non- invasive serial studies of the ..
  67. HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAM
    TERRANCE BURTON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC) of West Virginia University will develop and implement an effective process for integrating the computing and information systems ..
  68. TRANSCRIPTIONAL CONTROL IN ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA
    Upinder Singh; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Dr. Singh has completed a three year intern/residency program at the University of Virginia and is now a first year fellow in the university's competitive infectious diseases program. Dr...
  69. WEST VIRGINIA RURAL MANAGED CARE DEMONSTRATION CENTER
    Hilda Heady; Fiscal Year: 1999
    The West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center proposes to create a Rural Managed Care Demonstration Center through a statewide consortium led by its office of Rural Health...
  70. IMMUNOSUPPRESSION IN A BINGE DRINKING MODEL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..in the effects of ethanol (EtOH) on the immune system while on Sabbatical Leave at the Medical College of Virginia. The major focus of the candidate's laboratory is to determine the role of endogenous corticosterone in EtOH- ..
  71. REDUCING CERVICAL CANCER MORTALITY IN WEST VIRGINIA
    Kenneth Simon; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..cervical cancer mortality rates in a nine county rural, mountainous, and coal- mining region of southern West Virginia. The population in this region is special by virtue of its relatively high cervical cancer mortality, poverty, ..
  72. IMPACT OF CHANGES IN UMWA FUNDS ON WV MINER CLINICS
    BETTINA DURMASKIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..sponsored and supported the development of ambulatory clinics for their beneficiaries in the coalfields of West Virginia. Through June 1977, Union members were provided one of the most comprehensive health benefit plans...
  73. Specialized Center of Research in Systemic Lupus Erythe*
    Shu Man Fu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This disease causes significant morbidity and mortality. The University of Virginia Specialized Center of Research in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (UVa SCOR in SLE) was established in July 1998 ..
  74. Decision Making in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer
    Randy Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will be conducted at two sites: one at the University of Virginia in Virginia and the other at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York...
  75. Community Partnership for Ethical Research
    ELIZABETH B RIPLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, strives to involve minority, underserved and vulnerable ..
  76. Development of RSK Inhibitors as Novel Therapeutics for Yersinia pestis
    Jeffrey Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Luna Innovations Incorporated, Dr. James B. Bliska (SUNY Stony Brook), Dr. Sidney M. Hecht (University of Virginia), Dr. Louis E. Holland, III (Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute), Dr. Deborah A...
  77. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Role of Insulin Resistance
    JOHN NESTLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Dr. Nestler is Professor of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia, and has been a productive patient-oriented ..
  78. REPLICATION OF FOCUS ON KIDS
    Bonita Stanton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The UMAB investigators, in collaboration with researchers at the statewide West Virginia Rural Health Education Partnerships housed at West Virginia University, are proposing a three-celled trial ..