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  1. ncbi Associations of general and abdominal obesity with multiple health outcomes in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2117-28. 2000
  2. pmc The relationship of 5HTT (SLC6A4) methylation and genotype on mRNA expression and liability to major depression and alcohol dependence in subjects from the Iowa Adoption Studies
    Robert A Philibert
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:543-9. 2008
  3. ncbi Heme iron, zinc, alcohol consumption, and colon cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:403-7. 2004
  4. ncbi Fatness, physical activity, and television viewing in children during the adiposity rebound period: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, 102 FH, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Prev Med 35:563-71. 2002
  5. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study
    K F Janz
    Department of Health, Leisure, and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1387-93. 2001
  8. ncbi Occupation and bladder cancer: a population-based, case-control study in Iowa
    Tongzhang Zheng
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:685-91. 2002
  9. ncbi Adherence to the AICR cancer prevention recommendations and subsequent morbidity and mortality in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort
    James R Cerhan
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1114-20. 2004
  10. ncbi Tobacco outlet density and demographics at the tract level of analysis in Iowa: implications for environmentally based prevention initiatives
    John E Schneider
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 200 Hawkins Drive, E204 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prev Sci 6:319-25. 2005

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  1. ncbi Associations of general and abdominal obesity with multiple health outcomes in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2117-28. 2000
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  2. pmc The relationship of 5HTT (SLC6A4) methylation and genotype on mRNA expression and liability to major depression and alcohol dependence in subjects from the Iowa Adoption Studies
    Robert A Philibert
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:543-9. 2008
    ..using biomaterial from 192 lymphoblast cell lines derived from subjects who participated in the latest wave of the Iowa Adoption Studies. We then analyzed the resulting data with respect to clinical characteristics...
  3. ncbi Heme iron, zinc, alcohol consumption, and colon cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:403-7. 2004
    ..34 708 postmenopausal women, aged 55-69 years at baseline who completed a food-frequency questionnaire for the Iowa Women's Health Study, were followed for incident colon cancer...
  4. ncbi Fatness, physical activity, and television viewing in children during the adiposity rebound period: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, 102 FH, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Prev Med 35:563-71. 2002
    ..Activity was measured using accelerometry and parental report of children's television (TV) viewing. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry was used to quantify body composition...
  5. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina.
  6. ncbi Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
    ..with cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina enrolled in 1993-1997...
  7. ncbi Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study
    K F Janz
    Department of Health, Leisure, and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1387-93. 2001
    ..In this cross-sectional study, we examined associations between physical activity and bone measures in 368 preschool children (mean age: 5.2 years, range: 4-6 years)...
  8. ncbi Occupation and bladder cancer: a population-based, case-control study in Iowa
    Tongzhang Zheng
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:685-91. 2002
    ..To further examine the issue, a large, population-based, case-control study was conducted in the state of Iowa among both men and women...
  9. ncbi Adherence to the AICR cancer prevention recommendations and subsequent morbidity and mortality in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort
    James R Cerhan
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1114-20. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Tobacco outlet density and demographics at the tract level of analysis in Iowa: implications for environmentally based prevention initiatives
    John E Schneider
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 200 Hawkins Drive, E204 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prev Sci 6:319-25. 2005
    ..Findings also suggest the need for structural or environmental interventions, i.e., tobacco outlet zoning laws, to mitigate the health consequences associated with tobacco use in certain populations and geographic regions...
  11. ncbi Analyzing geographic patterns of disease incidence: rates of late-stage colorectal cancer in Iowa
    Gerard Rushton
    Department of Geography, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Med Syst 28:223-36. 2004
    This study, using geocodes of the locations of residence of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients from the Iowa Cancer Registry, computed continuous spatial patterns of late-stage rates of colorectal cancer in Iowa...
  12. ncbi Vitamin D intake and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Kim Robien
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:775-82. 2007
    ..Studies evaluating all sources of vitamin D, especially sun exposure, are needed to fully understand the association between vitamin D and breast cancer risk...
  13. ncbi Neonatal illicit drug screening practices in Iowa: the impact of utilization of a structured screening protocol
    R Oral
    Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Perinatol 26:660-6. 2006
    The purpose of the study was to determine the neonatal illicit drug screening practices of Iowa birthing hospitals.
  14. ncbi Tracking of activity and sedentary behaviors in childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:171-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the tracking of activity and sedentary behavior in relation to adiposity during middle childhood...
  15. ncbi Novel amyloid precursor protein mutation in an Iowa family with dementia and severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy
    T J Grabowski
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Ann Neurol 49:697-705. 2001
    ..We report a mutation at a novel site in APP in a three-generation Iowa family with autosomal dominant dementia beginning in the sixth or seventh decade of life...
  16. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
    ..to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  17. pmc Asthma and farm exposures in a cohort of rural Iowa children
    James A Merchant
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:350-6. 2005
    ..We studied a cohort of rural Iowa children to determine the association between farm and other environmental risk factors with four asthma outcomes: ..
  18. pmc Evidence for avian influenza A infections among Iowa's agricultural workers
    Gregory C Gray
    Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa s College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2:61-9. 2008
    ..Identifying risk factors for zoonotic influenza transmission may aid public health officials in pandemic influenza planning...
  19. doi Mumps vaccination coverage and vaccine effectiveness in a large outbreak among college students--Iowa, 2006
    Mona Marin
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, MS A 47, Atlanta, GA, United States
    Vaccine 26:3601-7. 2008
    ..In an outbreak in two Iowa colleges, we investigated: (1) vaccination coverage using electronic records verified by provider records and (2) ..
  20. ncbi Decision making in children with ADHD only, ADHD-anxious/depressed, and control children using a child version of the Iowa Gambling Task
    Nancy Garon
    Autism Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Nova, Canada
    J Atten Disord 9:607-19. 2006
    The goal of this study is to investigate decision making in children with ADHD using a child version of the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT). The effect of internalizing symptoms is also of interest.
  21. ncbi The association of physical activity with lung cancer incidence in a cohort of older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Penny Sinner
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2359-63. 2006
    ..We examined the potential association between physical activity and lung cancer in women...
  22. ncbi Intensity-modulated radiation treatment for head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma--the University of Iowa experience
    Min Yao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Health Care, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:410-21. 2005
    To review the University of Iowa experience with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in the treatment of head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma.
  23. ncbi Hemorrhagic stroke associated with the Iowa amyloid precursor protein mutation
    S M Greenberg
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Neurology 60:1020-2. 2003
    ..DNA from two affected members demonstrated the Iowa amyloid precursor protein mutation previously identified as a cause of severe amyloid angiopathy without ..
  24. ncbi Dietary iron intake and Type 2 diabetes incidence in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    D H Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Diabetologia 47:185-94. 2004
    ..Recently, a clear biological link between iron metabolism and diabetes has emerged from epidemiological and experimental studies. We carried out a prospective study of dietary iron intake and incidence of Type 2 diabetes...
  25. ncbi Pesticide dose estimates for children of Iowa farmers and non-farmers
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R 14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Res 105:307-15. 2007
    ..In the spring and summer of 2001, 118 children (66 farm, 52 non-farm) of Iowa farm and non-farm households were recruited to participate in a study investigating potential take-home pesticide ..
  26. ncbi Menstrual and reproductive factors and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: the Iowa women's health study (United States)
    James R Cerhan
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:131-6. 2002
    ..Endogenous sex hormones, particularly estrogens, modulate the immune system, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a tumor that is related to immunologic status...
  27. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Iowa, USA
    Philip Van De Griend
    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1582-9. 2009
    ..on invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates (n = 1,666) submitted to the University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory during 1999-2006 as part of a statewide surveillance system...
  28. pmc Depression and pesticide exposures in female spouses of licensed pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study cohort
    Cheryl Beseler
    Colorado Injury Control Research Center, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1005-13. 2006
    ..This nested case-control study evaluated the association between depression and pesticide exposure among women...
  29. pmc Cancer incidence among glyphosate-exposed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:49-54. 2005
    ..in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS), a prospective cohort study of 57,311 licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  30. ncbi Arrival and establishment of Aedes japonicus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Iowa
    Brendan M Dunphy
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1282-9. 2009
    The arrival and establishment of Aedes (Finlaya) japonicus japonicus (Theobald) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Iowa are reported...
  31. pmc Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cancer in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:664-71. 2008
    ..Study participants were 34,708 postmenopausal women in the Iowa Women's Health Study who completed a food frequency questionnaire and were followed for cancer occurrence from 1986 ..
  32. ncbi Risk factors for work-related injury among male farmers in Iowa: a prospective cohort study
    H Park
    Departments of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:542-7. 2001
    ..We examined the work-related injury rate and risk factors among 290 Iowa male principal farm operators using a population-based, prospective study...
  33. ncbi Occupational risk factors for brain cancer: a population-based case-control study in Iowa
    T Zheng
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:317-24. 2001
    ..explore possible relationships, we conducted a population-based case-control study of brain glioma in the state of Iowa, involving 375 histologically confirmed incident cases and 2434 population-based controls...
  34. ncbi Heme iron, zinc and upper digestive tract cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Int J Cancer 117:643-7. 2005
    ..Higher intake of heme iron is associated with higher risk, while higher intake of zinc is associated with lower, risk of upper digestive tract cancer...
  35. ncbi Survey of Iowa general dentists regarding the age 1 dental visit
    Jenifer D Wolfe
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:325-31. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to assess Iowa general dentists regarding the age 1 dental visit.
  36. ncbi Evaluation of the Iowa Medicaid pharmaceutical case management program
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Health Effectiveness Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:337-49. 2004
    ..To test the effect of pharmaceutical case management (PCM) on medication safety and health care utilization...
  37. ncbi Percentile distributions of bone measurements in Iowa children: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Marcia C Willing
    Department of Pediatrics, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:39-47. 2005
    ..density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry(DXA) as part of the Iowa Bone Development Study...
  38. doi Corn-based ethanol production and environmental quality: a case of Iowa and the conservation reserve program
    Silvia Secchi
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 62901, USA
    Environ Manage 44:732-44. 2009
    ..b>Iowa produces more ethanol than any other state in the United States, and it also produces the most corn...
  39. ncbi Farm-related dermatoses in Iowa male farmers and wives of farmers: a cross-sectional analysis of the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project
    H Park
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, 100 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242-5000, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:364-9. 2001
    ..We assessed the prevalence and risk factors for dermatitis among 382 male farmers and 256 wives of farmers in Iowa using a cross-sectional study design. From 1992 to 1994, we collected data on potential risk factors and dermatitis...
  40. ncbi Food safety practices and readiness to implement HACCP programs in assisted-living facilities in Iowa
    Jeannie Sneed
    Department of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management, Iowa State University, 18B MacKay Hall, Ames, IA 50011 1120, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1678-83. 2004
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  41. ncbi A case report of sporadic ovine listerial menigoencephalitis in Iowa with an overview of livestock and human cases
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 14:314-21. 2002
    ..The index case was a male lamb, which was part of a flock of 85 sheep located in central Iowa. Because the sheep were raised on a premise where soybean sprouts were also cultivated for the organic foods market,..
  42. ncbi No association between XRCC1 and XRCC3 gene polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Bharat Thyagarajan
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, Suite 300, West Bank Office Building, Minneapolis, MN 55454, United States
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:313-21. 2006
    ..We evaluated two polymorphisms in the base excision repair pathway (BER) (XRCC1; Arg194Trp and Arg399Gln) and one polymorphism in the double strand DNA repair pathway (XRCC3; Thr241Met) for their association with breast cancer risk...
  43. ncbi Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among asthmatics exposed to pesticides
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 111:298-302. 2004
    We conducted a pooled analysis of population-based case-control studies in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska to investigate whether asthma modifies risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) associated with pesticide exposures...
  44. ncbi Association of family history of cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancer with histological categories of lung cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    K E Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:401-5. 1997
    ..Data are from the Iowa Women's Health Study, a prospective cohort study of 34,480 women ages 55-69 in 1986...
  45. doi A comparison of rural and urban older adults in Iowa on specific markers of successful aging
    Ronnie J Evans
    Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:423-38. 2009
    ..were collected through structured interviews at senior centers and senior meal sites in eastern and southeastern Iowa. The Duke Social Support Index (DSSI), the Life Satisfaction Index-Z (LSI-Z), and the Geriatric Depression Scale 15 ..
  46. ncbi A population-based case-control study of occupation and renal cell carcinoma risk in Iowa
    Yawei Zhang
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:235-40. 2004
    A case-control study involving 406 incident cases and 2,434 controls was conducted in Iowa to examine the association between occupational exposures and renal cell carcinoma risk...
  47. ncbi Does the structure of clinical questions affect the outcome of curbside consultations with specialty colleagues?
    G R Bergus
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:541-7. 2000
    ..It is hypothesized that well-formulated clinical questions are more likely to be answered and less likely to receive a recommendation for formal consultation...
  48. ncbi Four-year cost-utility analyses of sealed and nonsealed first permanent molars in Iowa Medicaid-enrolled children
    Patita Bhuridej
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Public Health Dent 67:191-8. 2007
    ..This study assessed the 4-year incremental cost utility of sealing first permanent molars of 6-year-old Iowa Medicaid enrollees from a societal perspective and identified the group of teeth or children in whom sealants are ..
  49. ncbi Contemplation of moral dilemmas eliminates sex differences on the Iowa gambling task
    William Overman
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:817-25. 2006
    Men outperform women on the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT; A. Bechara, H. Damasio, D. Tranel, & A. R. Damasio, 1997)...
  50. ncbi Oral health: perceptions of need in a rural Iowa county
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA
    Spec Care Dentist 24:13-21. 2004
    ..was to evaluate the perceived need for treatment of oral health problems by adult residents in a rural county in Iowa. The oral health component was part of a larger longitudinal health study of the residents...
  51. ncbi A comparison of self-reported hearing and pure tone threshold average in the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Survey
    Seong Woo Choi
    Department of Occupational Health and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 5000, USA
    J Agromedicine 10:31-9. 2005
    ..This study aims to assess the performance of several self-reported hearing measures to identify hearing loss in a group of Iowa farmers.
  52. ncbi The University of Iowa Nursing Collaboratory: a partnership for creative education and practice
    M Dreher
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, 50 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Prof Nurs 17:114-20. 2001
    ..J Prof Nurs 17:114-120, 2001...
  53. ncbi A survey of agents associated with neonatal diarrhea in Iowa swine including Clostridium difficile and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
    Michael Yaeger
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 14:281-7. 2002
    ..The subjects for this study were the first 100 live 1-7-day-old piglets submitted to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory with a clinical signalment of diarrhea, beginning on January 1, ..
  54. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:435-42. 2010
    ..Over 15 years, 311 endometrial and 167 ovarian incident malignancies were identified. Multivariate-adjusted hazard ratios were estimated using Cox proportional regression...
  55. pmc Antioxidant intake from fruits, vegetables and other sources and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Carrie A Thompson
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:992-1003. 2010
    ..for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma specifically in a prospective cohort of 35,159 Iowa women aged 55-69 years when enrolled at baseline in 1986...
  56. ncbi Why hasn't this patient been screened for colon cancer? An Iowa Research Network study
    Barcey T Levy
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:458-68. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe physicians' reasons for screening or not screening specific patients for CRC and their approach to CRC testing discussions...
  57. ncbi Weight management strategies reported by rural men and women in Iowa
    Faryle Nothwehr
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:249-53. 2006
    ..This study compares the specific behavioral strategies that rural men and women use when trying to lose weight...
  58. doi Interventions to improving osteoporosis screening: an Iowa Research Network (IRENE) study
    Barcey T Levy
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA 52246, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:360-7. 2009
    ..Primary care physicians often fail to diagnose low bone density. This pilot study assessed 2 interventions for their effect on bone mineral density testing...
  59. ncbi Frequency of mental and addictive disorders among 320 men and women entering the Iowa prison system: use of the MINI-Plus
    Tracy D Gunter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:27-34. 2008
    ..and addictive disorders among 320 randomly selected men and women newly committed to the general population of the Iowa prison system. More than 90 percent of offenders met criteria for a current or lifetime psychiatric disorder...
  60. ncbi Reproductive risk factors for incident bladder cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1093-8. 2007
    ..the association between reproductive factors and bladder cancer incidence in a prospective cohort study of 37,459 Iowa women aged 55-69 years and initially free from cancer in 1986...
  61. ncbi Infection control policies and practices for Iowa long-term care facility residents with Clostridium difficile infection
    Laura K Quinn
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1228-32. 2007
    To identify infection control policies and practices used by Iowa long-term care facilities (LTCFs) for residents with Clostridium difficile infection or C. difficile-associated diarrhea and to assess use of antimicrobial agents.
  62. doi Comparison of immunoassay and HPLC-MS/MS used to measure urinary metabolites of atrazine, metolachlor, and chlorpyrifos from farmers and non-farmers in Iowa
    Brian D Curwin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:205-12. 2010
    Urine samples were collected from 51 participants in a study investigating pesticide exposure among farm families in Iowa. Aliquots from the samples were sent to two different labs and analyzed for metabolites of atrazine (atrazine ..
  63. doi Long-term follow-up of idiopathic intracranial hypertension: the Iowa experience
    V A Shah
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Ophthalmology, 200 Hawkins Drive, PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242 109, USA
    Neurology 70:634-40. 2008
    ..To evaluate recurrent or delayed worsening of papilledema and visual function in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) followed for more than 10 years...
  64. ncbi Seasonal variation in fluoride intake: the Iowa fluoride study
    Barbara Broffitt
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:198-204. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi Smoking-cessation services in Iowa community pharmacies
    Mary L Aquilino
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:666-73. 2003
    ..To examine community pharmacy practice with regard to providing smoking-cessation counseling...
  66. doi Bone health screening, education, and referral project in northwest Iowa: creating a model for community pharmacies
    June Felice Johnson
    College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa 50311, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 48:379-87. 2008
    ..To identify women 60 years of age or older at risk for osteoporosis, provide education, and refer at-risk women to physicians through a community pharmacy screening program and to develop a model in community pharmacies for this service...
  67. ncbi Fertility treatments and craniosynostosis: California, Georgia, and Iowa, 1993-1997
    Jennita Reefhuis
    Epidemiology Program Office and National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1163-6. 2003
    ..Because fertility treatments are also associated with increased maternal age, this study investigated the possible association between fertility treatments and craniosynostosis...
  68. ncbi Risk factors for injury in rural Iowa: round one of the Keokuk County Rural Health Study
    C Zwerling
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:230-3. 2001
    ..This study aimed to determine the distribution of injury risk factors in a rural Iowa community and to identify the rural subgroups at highest risk for injury.
  69. doi Rural food deserts: low-income perspectives on food access in Minnesota and Iowa
    Chery Smith
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108 6099, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:176-87. 2009
    ..To investigate how low-income rural residents living in food deserts access the normal food system and food safety net services within their communities, and explore how social, personal, and environment drives food access and food choice...
  70. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and subsite-specific colorectal cancer risks in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Paul J Limburg
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:133-7. 2005
    ..data, we prospectively evaluated the association between self-reported type 2 DM (onset at >30 years of age) and incident CRC, overall and by anatomic subsite, among postmenopausal women in the Iowa Women's Health Study (n = 35,230).
  71. ncbi Use of agricultural pesticides and prostate cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:800-14. 2003
    ..pesticides and prostate cancer incidence in a prospective cohort study of 55,332 male pesticide applicators from Iowa and North Carolina with no prior history of prostate cancer...
  72. ncbi The Iowa follow-up of chemically sensitive persons
    D W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242-1000, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 933:48-56. 2001
    ..It is concluded that the subjects remain strongly committed to their diagnosis of MCS. Most have improved since their original interview, but many remain symptomatic and continue to report ongoing lifestyle changes...
  73. ncbi A quantitative approach for estimating exposure to pesticides in the Agricultural Health Study
    Mustafa Dosemeci
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:245-60. 2002
    ..exposures in a large prospective cohort study of more than 58000 pesticide applicators in North Carolina and Iowa. An enrollment questionnaire was administered to applicators to collect basic time- and intensity-related ..
  74. ncbi Urinary and hand wipe pesticide levels among farmers and nonfarmers in Iowa
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:500-8. 2005
    ..summer of 2001, as part of a larger study investigating farm family pesticide exposure and home contamination in Iowa, urine and hand wipe samples were collected from 24 male farmers and 23 male nonfarmer controls...
  75. ncbi Respiratory symptoms: associations with pesticides, silos, and animal confinement in the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project
    N L Sprince
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Ind Med 38:455-62. 2000
    ..Few data on airways disease and farm exposures are available from population-based studies. The Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project provided the opportunity to assess associations between symptoms ..
  76. pmc An international comparison of breast cancer survival: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Des Moines, Iowa, metropolitan areas
    Kevin M Gorey
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 13:32-41. 2003
    Extending previous Canadian-United States cancer survival comparisons in large metropolitan areas, this study compares breast cancer survival in smaller metropolitan areas: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Des Moines, Iowa.
  77. ncbi Coffee, tea, and caffeine consumption and risk of rheumatoid arthritis: results from the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Ted R Mikuls
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 3296, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:83-91. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether coffee, tea, and caffeine consumption are risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) onset among older women...
  78. ncbi The C677T variant in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene is not associated with disease in cohorts of pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma patients from Iowa
    John H Fingert
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ophthalmic Genet 27:39-41. 2006
  79. pmc Proximity to crops and residential exposure to agricultural herbicides in iowa
    Mary H Ward
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:893-7. 2006
    ..From homes of participants in a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Iowa (1998-2000), we collected vacuum cleaner dust and measured 14 herbicides with high use on corn and soybeans in Iowa...
  80. ncbi Survey of long-term-care facilities in Iowa for policies and practices regarding residents with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Trisha Kreman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of lowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242 1081, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:811-5. 2005
    To identify infection control policies and practices used by long-term-care facilities (LTCFs) in Iowa for residents with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), and to estimate the ..
  81. pmc Physical activity and femoral neck bone strength during childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Bone 41:216-22. 2007
    ..These results suggest that physical activity is an important contributor to bone strength prior to adolescence and that increasing levels of physical activity during childhood are likely to enhance optimal bone strength...
  82. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to atrazine in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1375-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence in atrazine-exposed pesticide applicators among 53,943 participants in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina.
  83. ncbi Spatiotemporal investigation of adult mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in an eastern Iowa county, USA
    John DeGroote
    Department of Geography, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:1139-50. 2007
    ..A qualitative discussion concerning Culex pipiens (L.) and Culex restuans Theobald is included...
  84. pmc Lymphedema and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5689-96. 2008
    ..The impact of lymphedema or related arm symptoms on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in breast cancer (BrCa) survivors has not been examined using a large population-based cohort...
  85. ncbi Intentional weight loss and incidence of obesity-related cancers: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    E D Parker
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1447-52. 2003
    ..To examine the association of voluntary vs involuntary weight loss with incidence of cancer in older women...
  86. ncbi Family history and prostate cancer risk in a population-based cohort of Iowa men
    J R Cerhan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:53-60. 1999
    ..selected (81% response rate) as cancer-free controls for a population-based case-control study conducted in Iowa from 1987-1989. Family history of cancer in parents and siblings was obtained using a mailed questionnaire...
  87. ncbi Reliability of reporting on life-style and agricultural factors by a sample of participants in the Agricultural Health Study from Iowa
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Gentics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Epidemiology 13:94-9. 2002
    Repeat interviews from 4,088 Iowa pesticide applicators participating in the Agricultural Health Study provided the opportunity to evaluate the reliability of self-reported information on pesticide use and various demographic and life-..
  88. ncbi Dietary catechins and cancer incidence among postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study (United States)
    Ilja C W Arts
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 13:373-82. 2002
    ..We investigated whether a high intake of catechins are associated with cancer incidence among postmenopausal women...
  89. ncbi Iron, zinc, and alcohol consumption and mortality from cardiovascular diseases: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Duk Hee Lee
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:787-91. 2005
    ..The relation between iron status and atherosclerosis has long been a topic of debate...
  90. pmc Epidemiology of candidemia: 3-year results from the emerging infections and the epidemiology of Iowa organisms study
    D J Diekema
    Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1298-302. 2002
    ..We performed prospective surveillance for candidemia at 16 hospitals in the State of Iowa from 1 July 1998 through 30 June 2001. Using U.S...
  91. ncbi Pesticide use and breast cancer risk among farmers' wives in the agricultural health study
    Lawrence S Engel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:121-35. 2005
    ..between pesticide use and breast cancer incidence among farmers' wives in a large prospective cohort study in Iowa and North Carolina...
  92. ncbi Merging genetic and environmental effects in the Iowa Adoption Studies: focus on depression
    Robert Philibert
    University of lowa, lowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 18:219-22. 2006
    ..One of the major reasons for this lack of progress is the phenomenon of gene-environment (GxE) interactions...
  93. ncbi Mortality among participants in the agricultural health study
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:279-85. 2005
    ..This analysis of the Agricultural Health Study cohort assesses the mortality experience of licensed pesticide applicators and their spouses...
  94. ncbi History of allergy and reduced incidence of colorectal cancer, Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2357-62. 2007
    ..We studied the association between allergy history and incident colorectal cancer (n=410) prospectively in 21,292 Iowa women followed for 8 years...
  95. ncbi Weight variability and mortality: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 20:704-9. 1996
    ..To evaluate the association between weight variability and risk of mortality in women...
  96. ncbi Municipal drinking water nitrate level and cancer risk in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    P J Weyer
    Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, University of Iowa, USA
    Epidemiology 12:327-38. 2001
    ..We analyzed cancer incidence in a cohort of 21,977 Iowa women who were 55-69 years of age at baseline in 1986 and had used the same water supply more than 10 years (87% > ..
  97. pmc Preventive dental utilization for Medicaid-enrolled children in Iowa identified with intellectual and/or developmental disability
    Donald L Chi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Public Policy Center, The University of Iowa, IA 52246, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:35-44. 2010
    ..To compare preventive dental utilization for children with intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD) and those without IDD and to identify factors associated with dental utilization...
  98. pmc Landscape, demographic, entomological, and climatic associations with human disease incidence of West Nile virus in the state of Iowa, USA
    John P DeGroote
    GeoInformatics Training, Research, Education, and Extension Center, Geography Department, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:19. 2008
    ..associated with disease incidence, cases of reported human disease caused by West Nile virus (WNV) in the state of Iowa were aggregated by census block groups in Iowa for the years 2002-2006...
  99. ncbi Mild cognitive impairment and 10-year trajectories of disability in the Iowa Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly cohort
    Jama L Purser
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1966-72. 2005
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  100. doi Perceptions of Iowa family physicians regarding colorectal cancer screening
    Barcey T Levy
    From the Department of Family Medicine, Pomerantz Family Pavilion, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 46:S103-8. 2008
    ..Fewer than half of Americans have been screened for colorectal cancer (CRC), a largely preventable disease...
  101. doi County government resources associated with dependent-adult abuse investigations in Iowa
    Gerald J Jogerst
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 20:251-64. 2008
    This study evaluated on a county level the association of Iowa's domestic dependent-adult abuse investigations with the location of adult protective services (APS) offices, rurality, government resources, felony charges and prosecutions, ..

Research Grants72

  1. NIEHS SUPPORT OF THE AHS COHORT STUDY AT NCI
    Charles Knott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Enrollment in this study includes about 90,000 men and women from Iowa and North Carolina...
  2. THE AGRICULTURAL HEALTH STUDY - FIELD STATIONS
    Charles Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Enrollment in this study includes about 90,000 men and women from Iowa and North Carolina...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is for the RML for Region 3, which is located within and provides services to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin...
  8. Investigation of Occupational Exposure to and Infection by MRSA in Rural Iowa
    Tara Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our primary objectives are to determine the prevalence of S. aureus (including MRSA) on Iowa livestock and poultry farms, sampling from animals, human workers, and the environment...
  9. Regulatory Oxygenases in Vasculopathic Rickettsioses
    SANJEEV SAHNI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of infection-induced HO-1 using Sheila Smith (highly virulent), HLP (comparatively less pathogenic), and Iowa (avirulent) strains of R rickettsii, and (ii)...
  10. Iowa Phase II Clinical Trials of Novel Therapies for Lung Diseases (U01
    Lakshmi Durairaj; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Giving xylitol as a nebulizer into the lungs may be a simple and safe way to ward off lung infections. (End of Abstract) ..
  11. RNA interference therapy for Huntington's disease: studies in non-human primates
    Beverly L Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed studies are a collaboration between two laboratories: the Davidson Laboratory at the University of Iowa and the Ojeda Laboratory at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC)...
  12. GLUTAMATE TRANSPORTERS IN THE CNS
    MICHAEL BYRNE ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..D. University of Iowa Consultant Shelley Russek, Ph.D. Boston University Consultant John Wolfe, V.M.D./Ph.D...
  13. Fatty Acid Defects &Oxidative Stress Modulate Islet Function in Cystic Fibrosis
    Aliye Uc; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR)-knockout pig and ferret models developed at the University of Iowa have multi-organ disease similar to humans with CF...
  14. DNA methylation alterations in response to pesticides exposure
    Lifang Hou; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Agricultural Health Study (AHS) cohort, the largest prospective study in the world of pesticide applicators from Iowa and North Carolina, also indicates that pesticide exposure increases risk for several cancers...
  15. Cholinergic Receptors as Targets for Accelerated Anthelmintic Discovery
    MICHAEL JOHN KIMBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose an innovative Public-Private Partnership between academic laboratories at Iowa State University and McGill University, and Pfizer, Inc...
  16. Early Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
    Andrew W Norris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, the University of Iowa has developed a novel CFTR-knockout ferret animal model that develops a clinical course of lung and pancreatic ..
  17. Development of novel therapies for aging-induced skeletal muscle atrophy.
    SCOTT MATTHEW EBERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In preliminary studies, Emmyon's founders at the University of Iowa discovered two compounds that inhibit skeletal muscle atrophy in multiple mouse models...
  18. Improving Air Quality for Laboratory Animal Research
    Sharron S Quisenberry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Iowa State University proposes to bring up to accreditation standards the under-designed HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) system in 12,697 net square feet (21,162 gross square feet) of ..
  19. Neuroprotection by Mitochondria-targeted Antioxidants
    ANUMANTHA GOUNDER KANTHASAMY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..radical biology, neuropharmacology, and neurotoxicology from two institutions, the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa State University...
  20. A Mucosal RSV Vaccine
    Kejian Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, University of Iowa and Sigmovir Biosystem, Inc...
  21. Pilot-Scale Heterocyclic and Carbocyclic Libraries for High Throughout Screening
    RICHARD LAROCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The Larock group at Iowa State University will prepare for high throughput screening a large number of libraries of heterocycles and carbocycles expected to exhibit a wide range of biological activity...
  22. Effects of prenatal stress exposure on childhood physical and metabolic outcomes
    Kelsey Needham Dancause; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..regular assessments for two prospective longitudinal studies of prenatal stress exposure: Project Ice Storm and the Iowa Flood Study...
  23. Scale-Up from Pilot To High-Throughput Screen for Inhibitors of Aquaporin-4
    Marc F Pelletier; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In the words of Dr. George Richerson (Chief of Neurology at the University of Iowa), "As a neurologist, I really can't think of a drug that would have more of an impact in neurology than one ..
  24. MOLECULAR GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CLEFT LIP AND PALATE
    Jeffrey C Murray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..rnutation detection) We have built a terrific genomics collaboration with John Manak, a new Asst Prof In Iowa, who recently worked at Nimblegen on array technology...
  25. Kidney Donor Outcomes Cohort (KDOC) Study
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these aims, six kidney transplant programs, representing six states (Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Florida, Iowa, and Arizona) and with experience and expertise in caring for living donors and transplant recipients, will ..
  26. Dental Caries: Whole Genome Association and Gene x Environment Studies
    Mary L Marazita; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There will be an initial GWA scan in samples from three sites (University of Pittsburgh, University of Iowa, and University of Washington), with follow-up studies in additional collaborating sites (University of Michigan ..
  27. Anorexia Nervosa: Regional Brain Abnormalites and Relationship to Outcome
    LAURIE MAY MCCORMICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has a well established eating disorders program for recruiting potential subjects as well as ..
  28. Phthalates in Drugs and Male Genital Malformation
    Allen A Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..hospitals in the greater metropolitan areas of Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto, San Diego, and selected regions in Iowa, as well as birth defects registries in Massachusetts and New York State...
  29. Development of a human Oct-4 gene-targeted reporter cell line
    GREGORY LENO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To accomplish this, NuPotential will partner with Dr. Gregory Leno at the University of Iowa whose laboratory has previously used adeno-associated virus to target a reporter gene to a selected endogenous gene ..
  30. Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
    CHARLOTTE MARIE DRUSCHEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Neuromuscular specialists at each of the five participating sites (Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa and New York) will continue to review pooled data to determine if a case meets case criteria...
  31. Translating CNS therapies for the NCLs from rodent models to humans
    Beverly L Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in a translational research program encompassing established investigators and new trainees at the University of Iowa and the University of Missouri, which builds upon preliminary work in rodent models showing robust improvements in ..
  32. Vitamin D and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis
    Jennifer L Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I have established a collaboration between the University of Rochester (UR) Lymphoma SPORE and the University of Iowa/Mayo Clinic (UI/MC) Lymphoma SPORE, and have secured access to a large cohort of DLBCL patients in the UI/MC ..
  33. Leica LMD 7000 Laser Capture Microdissection Microscope
    Siegfried Janz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..microscope/system, a critical tool for ongoing NIH-supported biomedical research projects at the University of Iowa (UI)...
  34. Iowa PRAMS Surveillance Program
    Gretchen Hageman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT Project Title: Iowa Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Surveillance Program Applicant Name: Iowa Department of Public Health Address: 321 East 12th Street Des ..
  35. Chronic alcohol and pulmonary immunity
    Kevin L Legge; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE(S) (organization, city, slate) University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine Iowa City, Iowa 52242 PHS 398 (Rev...
  36. Chronic alcohol abuse disrupts CD8+T cell function
    Annette J Schlueter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE(S) (organization, city, state) University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine lowa City, lowa 52242 PHS 398 (Rev...
  37. Spatial Control and Function of Nuclear Superoxide in LPS-mediated Cell Signaling
    NETANYA YEHUDIT SPENCER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The principal investigator is a postdoctoral research fellow at The University of Iowa. Her long-term goal in this project is the establishment of an independent research career studying the cell ..
  38. ISU Vet-LIRN Collaborative Validation of Testing Methods on Animal Diagnostic Spe
    WILSON KIIZA RUMBEIHA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed work is for a cooperative agreement between Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISU VDL) and the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Vet-LIRN...
  39. The Iowa Flood Study: Perinatal Effects of a Natural Disaster
    MICHAEL WILLIAM O apos HARA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This work will have implications for our understanding of biopsychosocial nature of the effects of stress on maternal mental health and infant health. ..
  40. INTEGRATIVE NEUROBIOLOGY OF CARDIOVASCULAR REGULATION
    Francois M Abboud; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Now n its 36th year, it represents the major scientific emphasis of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Iowa. The strength of this competitive renewal is based on the cohesion and synergy of its senior leadership, its ..
  41. FACTORS INVOLVED IN TRANSCRIPTION BY RNA POLYMERASE II
    David H Price; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The principle investigator is a professor at the University of Iowa and this project will be carried out in the excellent environment offered by his lab and the facilities in the ..
  42. PREDICTIVE GENES, MECHANISMS, AND CLINICAL BIOMARKERS OF SUDEP
    Jeffrey Noebels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Projects 2-4 (Baylor U. Michigan, U. Iowa) analyze the biology, physiology, and pharmacology of these and related gene mutations at the cellular and in vivo ..
  43. Cigarette Smoke and Autophagy/Lysosomal Pathway Dysfunction
    Martha M Monick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..alveolar macrophages will be investigated using state-of-the-art facilities available in the University of Iowa, Nanotechnology Institute...
  44. Research Training: Socio-Economics of Mental Health Service Delivery in SE Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..He has also participated in other NIH programs: University of Iowa International Training and Research in Occupational and Environmental Health Program, Fogarty International Center -..
  45. Olympus VS-120 Virtual Slide Scanning System
    Donna L Hammond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of several very important NIH funded research projects and NIH funded educational grants at the University of Iowa. Some of the immediate applications include distinguishing malignant from benign lung nodules, 3D reconstruction ..
  46. Sureillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
    LISA ANN MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To fulfill this mandate, in 2002, the CDC awarded four sites - Arizona, Colorado, Iowa and New York - cooperative agreements to develop a surveillance network, the Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance ..
  47. First preventive dental visit: Disparities in needs, costs + behavioral insights
    Peter C Damiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The first study investigates the predictors of age at first preventive dental visit using Iowa Medicaid claims data for preschool age children who were enrolled in the program within a month of birth in 2004...
  48. Fluoride &Other Factors in Childhood and Adolescent Bone Development
    Steven M Levy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Iowa Bone Development Study (IBDS), in its 11th year, is a longitudinal cohort investigation of the effects of behaviors,..
  49. Collaborative Development of a Vaccine against Cutaneous and Visceral Leishmanias
    MARY EDYTHE WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Fourteen novel and reproducibly protective antigens were identified. Dr. Wilson's lab at the University of Iowa has discovered six novel antigens through cDNA library screening with immune serum and T cells. Dr...
  50. Design and synthesis of novel anticonvulsant molecules.
    Rajesh Kumar Mishra; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Initial studies, conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Max Baker at the University of Iowa, showed that substitution at the para position of propofol, a commonly used sedative, yielded a compound having ..
  51. Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Aged Outcome
    Barry M Lester; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The IDEAL data collection sites are from diverse populations in Iowa, Oklahoma, California, and Hawaii where METH use by pregnant women is prevalent...
  52. Dual Use of VA and Non-VA Healthcare Services Among Veterans Younger than 65
    Alan N West; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will obtain non-VA claims data from Wellmark BCBS of Iowa and South Dakota, and from the New Hampshire and Maine All Payer Claims Databases...
  53. A Follow-up Study of Addictions and Co-Occurring Disorders in Older Adults
    Donald W Black; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..They will be recruited via random-digit dialing through a subcontract to the University of Northern Iowa to obtain an unbiased comparison group...
  54. Skin Cancer and Arsenic Exposure
    Leslie K Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CM cases in Iowa residents will be semi-rapid reported through the Iowa Cancer Registry...
  55. Social Networks and the Spread of Influenza and other Nosocomial Infections
    Philip M Polgreen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Badge (RFID) data, and sensor mote data] on the contacts between healthcare workers and patients at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics...
  56. Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN)
    Karl J Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To better understand and develop targeted treatment approaches for patients with such central LUTD, the Iowa Research Site proposes to perform multicenter and multidisciplinary research with other sites to 1) develop and ..
  57. University of Iowa Older Adults CERT
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The University of Iowa Older Adults CERTs (UIOAC) offers the CERTs program research expertise for (1) making policy-relevant estimates of ..
  58. Glutathione S-Tranferase signaling in VCD-induced ovotoxicity.
    AILEEN FRANCES KEATING; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..at the University of Arizona to independence as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. Dr...
  59. Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance Tracking and Research Network (MD STARnet): Feasi
    RACHEL WIERZBA HERLIHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has been part of a multi-state (Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, New York, Georgia and Hawaii) cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the ..
  60. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CANCER IN A COHORT OF OLDER WOMEN
    DeAnn Lazovich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Iowa Women's Health Study (IWHS) began in 1986 as a longitudinal cohort study to determine whether diet, body fat distribution, and other risk factors were related to cancer incidence among ..
  61. Multicenter Genetic, Epigenetic &Expression Analysis of DCIS outcome predictors
    Christopher B Umbricht; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..100 cases of DCIS that remain disease free, obtained from the population-based repository provided by the Iowa SEER residual tissue repository (RTR)...
  62. OTHER FUNCTIONS TAS::75 0849::TAS AGRICULTURAL HEALTH STUDY PHASE IV--MOD 3:
    Marsha Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..52,000 private pesticide applicators (primarily farmers) and 32,000 spouses of private applicators from Iowa and North Carolina, as well as approximately 5,000 commercial pesticide applicators from Iowa...
  63. Epidemiology of rural MRSA: is livestock contact a risk factor?
    Margaret L Chorazy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in our cohorts;and determined the molecular epidemiology of MRSA strains causing symptomatic infections in Iowa. These results will provide insight into the maintenance and spread of S...
  64. Statewide Implementation of Guidelines to Control MRSA
    Loreen Herwaldt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The purpose of the proposed study is to 1) encourage all Iowa hospitals to implement the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) MRSA bundle and to report data on ..
  65. SILICA INDUCED EPITHELIAL INJURY
    Robert Merchant; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..He has completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Iowa, and will finish his pulmonary fellowship at University of Iowa this year...
  66. 2012 Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference (MMPC)
    Thomas C Zahrt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The first MMPC convened in 1994 at the University of Iowa;the meeting has been held every year since, alternating venues between different academic institutions within the ..
  67. EHR Implementation for Continuum Care in Rural Iowa
    JOHN O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and evaluation project led by Hancock County Memorial Hospital and eight additional small, rural hospitals in North Iowa in partnership with Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa, Trirnity Health, and the University of Iowa Department of ..
  68. Pathological Influence of Vasculotropic Mutant Amyloid-Beta
    William E Van Nostrand; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..cerebrovascular accumulation of A[unreadable] peptides with specific mutations such as the Dutch mutant E22Q and Iowa mutant D23N...
  69. Rural Iowa Redesign of Care Delivery with EHR Functions
    Donald Crandall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..health care information technology implementation and evaluation project led by Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, a rural secondary referral center, in collaboration with Hospice of North Iowa, the Mason City Clinic, Mercy ..
  70. MENTAL HEALTH & SOCIAL CHANGE--A LIFE COURSE PERSPECTIVE
    GLEN ELDER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Data for the research plan will come primarily from three longitudinal archives with life record data: the Iowa Youth and Families Project with target adolescents (approx...
  71. IOWA AND MISSOURI RADON LUNG CANCER STUDIES
    R Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Iowa Radon Lung Cancer Phase I study was designed to overcome many of these limitations...
  72. CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON BOTANICAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
    Diane Birt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION: The Center on Dietary Botanical Supplements at Iowa State University (ISU) and the University of Iowa (UI) will link two traditionally strong complementary institutions and focus their effort on important research on ..