new england

Summary

Summary: The geographic area of New England in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. States usually included in this region are Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Molecular characterization of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a New England salt marsh
    Michele Bahr
    Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Environ Microbiol 7:1175-85. 2005
  2. ncbi Multivariable prediction of in-hospital mortality associated with aortic and mitral valve surgery in Northern New England
    Edward R Nowicki
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1966-77. 2004
  3. ncbi Influence of spring phenology on seasonal and annual carbon balance in two contrasting New England forests
    Andrew D Richardson
    Complex Systems Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Morse Hall, 8 College Road, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Tree Physiol 29:321-31. 2009
  4. pmc Anthropogenic modification of New England salt marsh landscapes
    Mark D Bertness
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1395-8. 2002
  5. ncbi Preemptive and salvage harvesting of New England forests: when doing nothing is a viable alternative
    David R Foster
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, 324 North Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:959-70. 2006
  6. ncbi Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: occurrence, controls, and human health implications
    Joseph D Ayotte
    U S Geological Survey, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2075-83. 2003
  7. ncbi Temporal trends in human semen parameters in New England in the United States, 1989-2000
    Z Chen
    Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Service, Andrology Laboratory and In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Androl 49:369-74. 2003
  8. ncbi Validity of reported age and centenarian prevalence in New England
    T T Perls
    Gerontology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Age Ageing 28:193-7. 1999
  9. ncbi Eutrophication and consumer control of new England salt marsh primary productivity
    Mark D Bertness
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:131-9. 2008
  10. ncbi Factors associated with stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1139-45. 2008

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  1. ncbi Molecular characterization of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a New England salt marsh
    Michele Bahr
    Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Environ Microbiol 7:1175-85. 2005
    ..mediated by sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB), is the dominant remineralization pathway in sediments of New England salt marshes...
  2. ncbi Multivariable prediction of in-hospital mortality associated with aortic and mitral valve surgery in Northern New England
    Edward R Nowicki
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1966-77. 2004
    ..Development of reliable prediction rules requires large data sets with appropriate risk factors that are available before surgery...
  3. ncbi Influence of spring phenology on seasonal and annual carbon balance in two contrasting New England forests
    Andrew D Richardson
    Complex Systems Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Morse Hall, 8 College Road, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Tree Physiol 29:321-31. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Anthropogenic modification of New England salt marsh landscapes
    Mark D Bertness
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1395-8. 2002
    ..of wave-protected shorelines in the Western Atlantic, but as many as 80% of the marshes that once occurred in New England have already been lost to human development...
  5. ncbi Preemptive and salvage harvesting of New England forests: when doing nothing is a viable alternative
    David R Foster
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, 324 North Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:959-70. 2006
    ..insight for such decisions we evaluated the ecosystem consequences of two major disturbance processes in New England (US.A...
  6. ncbi Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: occurrence, controls, and human health implications
    Joseph D Ayotte
    U S Geological Survey, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2075-83. 2003
    In eastern New England, high concentrations (greater than 10 microg/L) of arsenic occur in groundwater...
  7. ncbi Temporal trends in human semen parameters in New England in the United States, 1989-2000
    Z Chen
    Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Service, Andrology Laboratory and In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Androl 49:369-74. 2003
    The current study explores trends in semen parameters in New England in the United States...
  8. ncbi Validity of reported age and centenarian prevalence in New England
    T T Perls
    Gerontology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Age Ageing 28:193-7. 1999
    ..We report the validity of age reports in a population-based sample of centenarians living in New England and the prevalence of centenarians in an area within the North Eastern USA.
  9. ncbi Eutrophication and consumer control of new England salt marsh primary productivity
    Mark D Bertness
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:131-9. 2008
    ..Thus, eutrophication is currently triggering consumer suppression of primary productivity in New England salt marshes and may ultimately jeopardize the ecological and societal services these systems provide.
  10. ncbi Factors associated with stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1139-45. 2008
    ..This study investigated risk factors for stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) among hospitals of varying type and size participating in a regional quality improvement effort...
  11. ncbi Early holocene openlands in southern New England
    E K Faison
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, Petersham, Massachusetts 01366, USA
    Ecology 87:2537-47. 2006
    ..Ragweed and other forbs exceed 3.5% at five sites in a restricted area of southern New England between 10,100 and 7700 yr BP...
  12. ncbi Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:57-68. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined risk factors that predict amputation or graft occlusion within the first year following lower extremity bypass...
  13. ncbi Seasonal variation in nymphal blacklegged tick abundance in southern New England forests
    Sarah E Rodgers
    Center for Vector Borne Disease, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:898-900. 2007
    ..61%; July, 55.95%) lead us to conclude June tick rates are relatively stable from year to year, whereas July tick rates contribute more to intraseasonal and yearly variation...
  14. ncbi Relationships between major ownerships, forest aboveground biomass distributions, and landscape dynamics in the New England region of USA
    Daolan Zheng
    Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Environ Manage 45:377-86. 2010
    ..ownerships (public, regulated private, and other private) relate to the spatial distribution of AGB in New England states of the USA...
  15. ncbi Building and supporting sustainable improvement in cardiac surgery: the Northern New England experience
    William C Nugent
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Darthmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 9:115-8. 2005
    The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group (NNECDSG) was formed as a regional clinical database that would allow clinicians to track outcomes after cardiac interventions...
  16. ncbi Substrate mediates consumer control of salt marsh cordgrass on Cape Cod, New England
    Mark D Bertness
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 80 Waterman Street, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Ecology 90:2108-17. 2009
    ..die-offs in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, salt marshes have challenged the view that the primary production of New England salt marshes is controlled by physical factors...
  17. ncbi Interspecific variation in nighttime transpiration and stomatal conductance in a mixed New England deciduous forest
    Michael J Daley
    Geography Department, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 26:411-9. 2006
    ..Nighttime transpiration may also be a mechanism for delivering oxygen to respiring cells in the deep sapwood of paper birch...
  18. ncbi Comparing long-term survival of patients with multivessel coronary disease after CABG or PCI: analysis of BARI-like patients in northern New England
    David J Malenka
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Circulation 112:I371-6. 2005
    ..Our goal in this study was to compare long-term survival of MVD patients treated with CABG vs PCI in contemporary practice...
  19. ncbi Use of flawed multiple-choice items by the New England Journal of Medicine for continuing medical education
    Alex S Stagnaro-Green
    UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 17103, USA
    Med Teach 28:566-8. 2006
    ..The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provides its readers with the opportunity to obtain weekly CME credits...
  20. pmc Malignancy is associated with dermatomyositis but not polymyositis in Northern New England, USA
    Brendan B Antiochos
    Department of Rheumatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 97239 3098, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:2704-10. 2009
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the association of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) and malignancy in patients seen at 1 academic center over a 23-year period...
  21. pmc Social norms and beliefs regarding sexual risk and pregnancy involvement among adolescent males treated for dating violence perpetration
    Jay G Silverman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 83:723-35. 2006
    ..Further research focused on the context of male sexual risk and abusive relationship behaviors is needed to inform intervention with young men to promote sexual health and prevent rape, dating violence, and adolescent pregnancy...
  22. ncbi Comparison of bacterial communities in New England Sphagnum bogs using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP)
    Sergio E Morales
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, 95 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:34-44. 2006
    ..Several other phyla were represented, as well as two Candidate Division-level taxonomic groups. These data suggest that bog microbial communities are complex, possibly stratified, and similar among multiple sites...
  23. ncbi Regional variation in the treatment and outcomes of myocardial infarction: investigating New England's advantage
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 146:242-9. 2003
    Previous studies have reported that myocardial infarction (MI) treatment in New England differs from that of other regions of the United States...
  24. ncbi Veterans Health Administration and Medicare outpatient health care utilization by older rural and urban New England veterans
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Rural Health 21:167-71. 2005
    ..Older veterans often use both the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Medicare to obtain health care services...
  25. pmc Increased mortality in rural patients with HIV in New England
    Timothy Lahey
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:693-8. 2007
    ..11, 1.064 to 4.218, p = 0.047). Patients with HIV who live in rural areas have higher mortality rates than urban patients with HIV...
  26. ncbi Job satisfaction among psychiatric registered nurses in New England
    T P Sharp
    Nurse Consultant, Children s Protective Services, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Houston, TX 77031, USA
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:374-8. 2008
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  27. ncbi Evidence of Brucella sp. infection in marine mammals stranded along the coast of southern New England
    Jennifer Maratea
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Connecticut, 61 North Eagleville Road, U 89, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:256-61. 2003
    ..Tissues from which Brucella sp. was isolated showed no gross or histopathologic changes. These results indicate that marine mammals stranded along the coast of southern New England can be exposed to and infected with Brucella sp.
  28. pmc Renal effects of dental amalgam in children: the New England children's amalgam trial
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 116:394-9. 2008
    ..Mercury is nephrotoxic and dental amalgam is a source of mercury exposure...
  29. pmc Geographic uniformity of the Lyme disease spirochete (Borrelia burgdorferi) and its shared history with tick vector (Ixodes scapularis) in the Northeastern United States
    Wei Gang Qiu
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Genetics 160:833-49. 2002
    ..We therefore conclude that the genetic structure of B. burgdorferi has been intimately shaped by the natural history of its main vector, the northern lineage of I. scapularis ticks...
  30. ncbi New England Medical Center Posterior Circulation registry
    Louis R Caplan
    Cerebrovascular Disease Sections of the New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 56:389-98. 2004
    Among 407 New England Medical Center Posterior Circulation registry patients, 59% had strokes without transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), 24% had TIAs then strokes, and 16% had only TIAs...
  31. pmc InBase, the New England Biolabs Intein Database
    F B Perler
    New England Biolabs, Inc, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 27:346-7. 1999
    Inteins are intervening sequences that splice as proteins, not RNA. InBase, the New England Biolabs Intein Database (http://www.neb. com/neb/inteins...
  32. ncbi Correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity among adults in a New England community
    Philip J Troped
    Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 37:304-10. 2003
    ..Promotion of transportation-related physical activity is consistent with current national recommendations. However, few studies have simultaneously examined correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity...
  33. ncbi Analysis of environmental factors in familial versus sporadic Paget's disease of bone--the New England Registry for Paget's Disease of Bone
    Margaret Seton
    Arthritis Unit, New England Registry for Paget s Disease of Bone, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1519-24. 2003
    ..Those with a family history of PD (20%) suffered earlier deformity and fracture, and tended to have grandparents born abroad. These findings suggest heritage is important in PD; the role of environment remains unclear...
  34. ncbi Mercury in the northern crayfish, Orconectes virilis (Hagen), in New England, USA
    Chris M Pennuto
    Department of Biology, Center for Great Lakes Research, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    Ecotoxicology 14:149-62. 2005
    ..Further studies focusing on benthos with well-understood life histories and foraging behavior are essential to improve our understanding of mercury transfer and bioavailability through aquatic systems...
  35. ncbi Effects of hepatitis C infection and renal transplantation on survival in end-stage renal disease. The New England Organ Bank Hepatitis C Study Group
    B J Pereira
    New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 53:1374-81. 1998
    ..Sera from patients on the renal transplant waiting list at the New England Organ Bank between November 1986 and June 1990 were tested for anti-HCV using a third generation ELISA...
  36. pmc Living in rural New England amplifies the risk of depression in patients with HIV
    Siddharth H Sheth
    The Center for Education, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:25. 2009
    ..However, it is not known whether living in rural areas amplifies the risk of depression in patients with HIV...
  37. ncbi A new genetic variant of La Crosse virus (bunyaviridae) isolated from New England
    Philip M Armstrong
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:491-6. 2006
    ..To determine whether the distribution of this virus extends further east into New England, we analyzed a bunyavirus that was isolated from a pool of eastern tree-hole mosquitoes, Ochlerotatus ..
  38. ncbi Gender-related changes in the practice and outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions in Northern New England from 1994 to 1999
    David J Malenka
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:2092-101. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether the changing practice of interventional cardiology has been associated with improved outcomes for women, and how these outcomes compare with those for men...
  39. ncbi Cause of in-hospital death in 12,232 consecutive patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    D J Malenka
    Sections of Cardiology and Clinical Research, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am Heart J 137:632-8. 1999
    ..To better describe the epidemiologic causes of death after PTCA, we undertook a systematic review of all in-hospital PTCA deaths in Northern New England from 1990 to 1993.
  40. ncbi Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the elderly: epidemiology, clinical risk factors, and in-hospital outcomes. The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    D E Wennberg
    Divisions of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am Heart J 137:639-45. 1999
    ..To explore the relation between older age and clinical presentation, procedural success, and in-hospital outcomes among a large unselected population undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  41. ncbi Baseline fat-related dietary behaviors of white, Hispanic, and black participants in a cholesterol screening and education project in New England
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, I Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:699-706; discussion 706. 2003
    ..fat-related dietary behaviors of white, Hispanic, and black participants in Minimal Contact Education for Cholesterol Change, a National Institutes for Health-funded cholesterol screening and education project conducted in New England.
  42. ncbi Knowledge of cardiovascular disease prevention: an analysis from two New England communities
    K M Gans
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    Prev Med 29:229-37. 1999
    ..This study investigates CVD risk-reduction knowledge among demographic subgroups in two New England cities and how the level of knowledge changed in these subgroups over time.
  43. ncbi The relationship between operator volume and outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions in high volume hospitals in 1994-1996: the northern New England experience. Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    D J Malenka
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1471-80. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between annual operator volume and outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) using contemporaneous data...
  44. ncbi Safety and efficacy of percutaneous coronary interventions performed immediately after diagnostic catheterization in northern new england and comparison with similar procedures performed later
    S J Shubrooks
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 86:41-5. 2000
    ..A database from the 6 centers performing PCIs in northern New England and 1 center in Massachusetts was analyzed...
  45. ncbi A climatic driver for abrupt mid-Holocene vegetation dynamics and the hemlock decline in New England
    David R Foster
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, 324 North Main Street, Petersham, Massachusetts 01366, USA
    Ecology 87:2959-66. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in southern New England children
    Dinusha W Dietrich
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e347-52. 2004
    This study was performed to understand the epidemiology of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections in southern New England children.
  47. pmc Quantitative evidence for judgments on the efficacy of inoculation for the prevention of smallpox: England and New England in the 1700s
    Edward Huth
    J R Soc Med 99:262-6. 2006
  48. ncbi Visiting hours policies in New England intensive care units: strategies for improvement
    Melissa D Lee
    Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:497-501. 2007
    ..This two-part study included a survey to determine the visiting hours policies of New England-area hospital ICUs, and nursing focus groups to describe challenges and barriers that nursing staff working in ..
  49. ncbi Collegiate rugby union injury patterns in New England: a prospective cohort study
    H A Kerr
    Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Albany Medical Center, Latham, NY 12110, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:595-603. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi Experimental warming causes rapid loss of plant diversity in New England salt marshes
    Keryn B Gedan
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, 80 Waterman St, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:842-8. 2009
    ..In New England salt marshes, a guild of halophytic forbs occupies stressful, waterlogged pannes...
  51. ncbi Appropriateness of coronary artery bypass graft surgery performed in northern New England
    Gerald T O'Connor
    Department of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine, and Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2323-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the concordance between the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) 2004 Guideline Update for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and actual clinical practice...
  52. ncbi Biogeography and decline of rare plants in New England: historical evidence and contemporary monitoring
    Elizabeth J Farnsworth
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, Petersham, Massachusetts 01366 0068, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:1327-37. 2006
    ..townships), we quantified temporal changes in the estimated distributions of 110 rare plant species in the six New England (USA) states...
  53. ncbi A regional registry for quality assurance and improvement: the Vascular Study Group of Northern New England (VSGNNE)
    Jack L Cronenwett
    Sections of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1093-1101; discussion 1101-2. 2007
    ..CEA), lower extremity bypass (LEB), and infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (open and endovascular) procedures in Northern New England to allow benchmarking among centers for quality assurance and improvement activities.
  54. pmc Mutational analyses of Tay-Sachs disease: studies on Tay-Sachs carriers of French Canadian background living in New England
    B Triggs-Raine
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 56:870-9. 1995
    ..n = 1,434) was found in an ongoing prospective analysis of persons of French Canadian background living in New England by using an enzyme-based assay...
  55. ncbi Sampling private wells at past homes to estimate arsenic exposure: a methodologic study in New England
    Joanne S Colt
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:329-34. 2002
    ..New Hampshire, and Vermont to investigate the reasons for the elevated bladder cancer mortality in northern New England. Arsenic in drinking water is one of the primary exposures under investigation...
  56. ncbi Influences of land use on water quality of a diverse New England watershed
    A L Rhodes
    Department of Geology, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 35:3640-5. 2001
    ..The sum of base cations (C(B)) exceeds ANC for all samples. Plotting C(B) against ANC and subtracting Cl- quantifies the impact of road salt from the impact of the addition of strong acids...
  57. ncbi Decreasing mortality for aortic and mitral valve surgery in Northern New England. Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    N J Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:432-7. 2000
    ..Although numerous reports have documented declining mortality rates associated with coronary artery bypass surgery in recent years, it is unknown whether similar trends have occurred with valve surgery during this time...
  58. ncbi Factors related to the use of bone densitometry: survey responses of 494 primary care physicians in New England
    D H Solomon
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Suite 341, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:123-9. 2003
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional survey of primary care physicians practicing in any of the six New England states...
  59. ncbi Improved in-hospital mortality in women undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    D J O'Rourke
    Section of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Hospital, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:507-11. 2001
    Few studies have examined the changes in in-hospital mortality for women over time. We describe the changing case mix and mortality for women undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) from 1987 to 1997 in northern New England.
  60. ncbi Modeling the probability of arsenic in groundwater in New England as a tool for exposure assessment
    Joseph D Ayotte
    U S Geological Survey NH VT Water Science Center, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3578-85. 2006
    ..a process-based model to predict the probability of arsenic exceeding 5 microg/L in drinking water wells in New England bedrock aquifers. The model is being used for exposure assessment in an epidemiologic study of bladder cancer...
  61. ncbi Changing outcomes in percutaneous coronary interventions: a study of 34,752 procedures in northern New England, 1990 to 1997. Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group
    P D McGrath
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:674-80. 1999
    ..We sought to evaluate the changing outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) in recent years...
  62. ncbi Regional population structure of a widely introduced estuarine invertebrate: Nematostella vectensis Stephenson in New England
    J A Darling
    Department of Biology, Boston University, 5 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:2969-81. 2004
    ..However, they are consistent with important roles for reproductive plasticity, sporadic introductions and complex local population dynamics in determining the global and regional distribution of this species...
  63. ncbi Impact of regional referral centers for microsurgical breast reconstruction: the New England perforator flap program experience
    Janet H Yueh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:246-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of this program with attention to reconstruction rates, patient satisfaction, and referral patterns...
  64. ncbi Factors associated with death 1 year after lower extremity bypass in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebano, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:71-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined preoperative, patient-level risk factors that predict survival within the first year following LEB...
  65. ncbi Reaching African American men: a qualitative analysis
    Keith O Plowden
    University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing, Baltimor, MD 21201, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:147-58. 2006
    ..Future research efforts should focus on operationalizing these findings in the community...
  66. ncbi Job stress and general wellbeing: a comparative study of medical-surgical and home care nurses
    Susan Salmond
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Nursing, Newark, NJ, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 14:301-9. 2005
    ..A comparative, descriptive design was used. Findings support the need to examine workplace stressors and implement strategies to reduce overall job stress among medical-surgical nurses...
  67. ncbi Coping among African-American daughters caring for aging parents
    Sheila Jones-Cannon
    Hampton University, College of Virginia Beach, VA 23462, USA
    ABNF J 16:118-23. 2005
    ..A higher proportion of African-American caregivers reported having suffered physical and mental problems because of caregiving (U. S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2005)...
  68. ncbi Weight change, body image, and quality of life in HIV disease: a pilot study
    Inge B Corless
    Institute of Health Professions, Graduate Program in Nursing, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 17:292-6. 2004
    ..Education of clinicians and individuals living with HIV/AIDS should focus on the assessment, management, and evaluation of weight change during the course of HIV disease...
  69. ncbi Nurses' use of research in practice at three US Army hospitals
    Deborah J Kenny
    Nursing Research Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:45-67. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi Privacy concerns of patients and nurse practitioners in primary care--an APRNet study
    Douglas P Olsen
    Center for Health Care Policy and Ethics, Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:527-34. 2005
    ..This study explores and compares the privacy concerns of primary care nurse practitioners (NPs) and their patients...
  71. ncbi Exploring the challenges for nontraditional male students transitioning into a nursing program
    Joshua S Smith
    Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, School of Education, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Nurs Educ 45:263-9. 2006
    ..They also described their experiences as a numerical minority and how their life experiences and maturity helped them cope with the challenges they faced...
  72. ncbi Differences between actual and perceived student norms: an examination of alcohol use, drug use, and sexual behavior
    Matthew P Martens
    Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, 12222, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:295-300. 2006
    ..The authors provide further support for the tenets of social norms theory and suggest that social norms interventions are appropriate both campus-wide and to targeted high-risk groups...
  73. ncbi Can patients tell when they are unwanted? "Turfing" in residency training
    Catherine V Caldicott
    Center for Bioethics and Humanities, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 725 Irving Avenue, Suite 406, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:104-11. 2005
    ..This study aims to discover if "turfed" patients (TPs) experience their hospitalizations differently from patients whose admissions are perceived more favorably by their physicians...
  74. ncbi "It's about time": College women's perceptions of gynecologic health
    Mary K Canales
    Department of Nursing, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:225-33. 2005
    ..To examine college women's perceptions of gynecologic health, with a particular emphasis on healthcare decision making. Women's perceptions of health promotion efforts that would influence gynecologic health were also examined...
  75. ncbi Patterns and knowledge of nonmedical use of stimulants among college students
    Bronwen C Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:481-5. 2006
    ..To determine patterns and knowledge of nonmedical use of stimulants among a sample of college students...
  76. ncbi Social exchange as a framework for client-nurse interaction during public health nursing maternal-child home visits
    Mary E Byrd
    Department of Nursing, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:271-6. 2006
    ..Social exchange theory is potentially useful for understanding client-nurse interaction in the context of maternal-child home visits...
  77. ncbi "This is just too awful; I just can't believe I experienced that...": medical students' reactions to their "most memorable" patient death
    Jennifer Rhodes-Kropf
    Division of Geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York, 10467, USA
    Acad Med 80:634-40. 2005
    ..To examine medical students' emotional reactions to their "most memorable" patient death and the support they receive...
  78. ncbi What home healthcare nurses are saying about their jobs
    Carol Hall Ellenbecker
    College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 24:315-24. 2006
  79. ncbi Stimulant medication use, misuse, and abuse in an undergraduate and graduate student sample
    Barbara Prudhomme White
    School of Health and Human Services, University of New Hampshire, Durham 03824, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:261-8. 2006
    ..The results point to various reasons for and methods of abusing and misusing stimulant medication that may direct future research, prevention, and intervention...
  80. ncbi Parent/caregiver stress during pediatric hospitalization for chronic feeding problems
    Adrienne Garro
    Department of Psychology, Kean University, Union, NJ 07083, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:268-75. 2005
    ..In addition, the results emphasize the need to examine a variety of child and family factors that may influence parenting stress as well as family involvement in intervention services...
  81. ncbi A secondary analysis of the meaning of living with spinal cord injury using Roy's adaptation model
    Susan A DeSanto-Madeya
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:240-6. 2006
    ..The findings of this study revealed that the meaning of living with spinal cord injury reflects all four modes of adaptation...
  82. ncbi Caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease: coping with caregiver burden post-nursing home placement
    Joan Garity
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston 02125, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:39-48. 2006
    ..Factors that decreased family caregivers' coping were role disruption, guilt over placement, and uncertainty about the future...
  83. ncbi A faculty's experience in changing instructional methods in a professional physical therapist education program
    Lynn Foord-May
    Department of Online Teaching and Learning, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 5820, USA
    Phys Ther 86:223-35. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe a physical therapist program faculty's experience in transitioning from traditional instruction to problem-based instructional methods...
  84. ncbi Self-care activities for postdischarge nausea and vomiting
    Susan Jane Fetzer
    University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH 03103, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 20:249-54. 2005
    ..The findings have implications for patient education and future research...
  85. ncbi The nature of hope in hospitalized chronically ill patients
    Dal Sook Kim
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Jung Gu, Daejeon City, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:547-56. 2006
    ..There is a paucity of studies in the literature examining patterns of hope experienced by people in chronic illness or in special life circumstances...
  86. ncbi Directive and supportive behaviors used by families of hospitalized older adults to affect the process of hospitalization
    Cynthia S Jacelon
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    J Fam Nurs 12:234-50. 2006
    ..In prior research, the entire family was viewed as the patient. This research is unique in that the family is viewed as a modifier of hospitalization affecting the older adult's hospital experience and not as the focus of care...
  87. ncbi Vigilance: the experience of parents staying at the bedside of hospitalized children
    Sarah K Dudley
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, Essex Junction, VT 05452, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:267-75. 2004
    ..The knowledge generated from this study helps to support the theoretical understanding of vigilance and enhances the ability of health care providers to provide care that is congruent with the needs of parents and their children...
  88. ncbi The relationship between self-injurious behavior and suicide in a young adult population
    Janis Whitlock
    Department of Human Development, Family Life Development Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:634-40. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that self-injurious behavior (SIB) signals an attempt to cope with psychological distress that may co-occur or lead to suicidal behaviors in individuals experiencing more duress than they can effectively mitigate...
  89. ncbi Deaf women: experiences and perceptions of healthcare system access
    Annie G Steinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 11:729-41. 2002
    ..The authors investigated the knowledge, attitudes, and healthcare experiences of Deaf women...
  90. ncbi Nontraditional students' perceptions of variables influencing retention: a multisite study
    Marianne R Jeffreys
    The City University of New York College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
    Nurse Educ 32:161-7. 2007
    ..Demographic and student characteristics were examined in relation to student perceptions. Implications are discussed...
  91. ncbi Urban high school students' perceptions of nursing as a career choice
    Cynthia E Degazon
    Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College of the City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 18:8-13. 2007
    ..Future endeavors to recruit these students into nursing must include exposure to the multiple opportunities that await them as experienced by contemporary nursing professionals...
  92. ncbi Pain attitudes and knowledge among RNs, pharmacists, and physicians on an inpatient oncology service
    Ying Xue
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:687-95. 2007
    ..A need exists for educational programs in pain management for healthcare providers, especially for those who do not routinely care for patients with cancer...
  93. ncbi Mentoring college-age women: a relational approach
    Belle Liang
    Dept of Counseling Psychology, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Massachusetts 02467 1433, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:271-88. 2002
    ..We found that mentoring relationships high in relational qualities were associated with higher self-esteem and less loneliness..
  94. ncbi Effects of weight stigma on exercise motivation and behavior: a preliminary investigation among college-aged females
    Lenny R Vartanian
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:131-8. 2008
    ..Exercise avoidance was in turn related to less frequent strenuous and moderate exercise. These findings suggest that weight stigma (through its impact on avoidance motivation) could potentially decrease physical activity levels...
  95. ncbi Parenting foster children with chronic illness and complex medical needs
    Lori S Lauver
    Thomas Jefferson University, School of Nursing, Nursing Education Center, Danville, PA 17822, USA
    J Fam Nurs 14:74-96. 2008
    ..The findings show that parenting a chronically ill foster child with complex medical needs is a multifaceted experience having implications for multiple disciplines...
  96. ncbi A quick survey of an HBCU's first year nursing students' perception of the HIV/AIDS phenomenon
    Joseph A Adepoju
    Delaware State University, Department of Nursing, Dover, DE 19901, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 18:24-9. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Alcohol expectancies and context-specific drinking behaviors among female college athletes
    Byron L Zamboanga
    Department of Psychology, Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Behav Ther 39:162-70. 2008
    ..Future research considerations and potential implications for assessment and prevention efforts are discussed...
  98. ncbi The lived experience of mothering after prison: the preliminary study
    Margaret O Hayes
    Department of Nursing, St Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 4:61-7. 2008
    ..The following four themes emerged: "always the mother,""separation anxiety,""new demands: divided loyalties," and "the honeymoon is over."..
  99. ncbi Roles and responsibilities of health care agents: views of patients and agents
    Asrat Tesfa
    Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Northport, Northport, New York 11768 2290, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:8-14. 2008
    ..Former agents discussed serious communication difficulties they had encountered with health care professionals when making life-and-death decisions...
  100. ncbi Health beliefs about depression among African American women
    Roberta Waite
    Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:185-95. 2008
    ..A qualitative descriptive research study was conducted to explore the health beliefs of African American women and depression to improve insight regarding treatment decisions...
  101. ncbi Denial and compliance in adults with asthma
    Elizabeth F McGann
    Department of Nursing, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut 06518, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 17:151-70; discussion 171-3. 2008
    ..31; p = .05) and is significantly higher in the suboptimal compliance group (M = 11.51; p =.05). These study findings suggest that affective denial may be a contributor to suboptimal compliance...

Research Grants74

  1. Viral and Host Determinants of New World Alphaviral Entry
    ASIM AMINSHARIF AHMED; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..or using the genetic screen with pseudotyped viruses will be confirmed in experiments with live virus at the New England Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (NERCE BEID) BSL-3 core facility...
  2. Yale Drug Abuse, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (Yale-DAHRS)
    PATRICK O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinical research laboratories, including the Yale-New Haven Hospital, a tertiary care center for southern New England and a community hospital for the Greater New Haven Area, serving an ethnically, racially, culturally, and ..
  3. Robot-Assisted MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ambiguity recently deepened with two recent publications in the New England Journal of Medicine that evaluated the utility of PSA screening and resulted in somewhat conflicting ..
  4. Yale Autoimmunity Center of Excellence
    Kevan C Herold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to establish an Autoimmunity Center of Excellence at Yale University that will serve the southern New England region...
  5. Vascular Surgery - Estrogen and the Injury Response
    Richard H Karas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute in collaboration with the Vascular Surgery Division at Tufts-New England Medical Center, in which we have explored the mechanisms of ER1 and ER2 action in the vasculature using wild ..
  6. The New England Family Study: Fifty Year Post-Perinatal Follow-Up for Life Course
    ERIC contact LOUCKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. New Investigation Initiatives for the Prevention of Complications of Thalassemia
    Ellis J Neufeld; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The target populations include individuals in New England and in the Atlanta region, with transfusion-dependent beta Thalassemia (Thal), alpha Thal (homozygous and ..
  8. CT EIP Capacities ACA Grant
    TRACEY L WEEKS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The Network of New England will be the Group Administrator for the project, enroll dialysis providers, conduct administrative functions ..
  9. 2011 Nucleic Acids Gordon Research Conference
    Christopher D Lima; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Nucleic Acids as part of the Gordon Research Conference series to be held June 5-10, 2011 at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine...
  10. 2011 Cell-Cell Fusion Gordon Research Conference and Seminar
    NANCY RYAN GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The 2011 GRC on Cell-Cell Fusion will be held August 7-12, 2011 at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME...
  11. 2010 and 2012 Membrane Transport Proteins
    Robert H Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..has been decided to alternate between European and US venues: the conference will return to the University of New England in 2010 (August 15- 20) and tentatively to Il Ciocco, Italy in 2012...
  12. 2013 Elastin, Elastic Fibers &Microfibrils Gordon Research Conference &Gordon R
    Zsolt Urban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to be held in conjunction from July 20th - 21st (GRS) and July 21st - 26th (GRC) 2013 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine...
  13. The Mechanisms of IFITM-Mediated Restriction
    I Chueh Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To do so, I will access the many seminars, classes and other resources available to me at the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC), Harvard Medical School, the New England Regional Center of Excellence/..
  14. PITCH HF (CCC) Lead Application
    Marc J Semigran; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The CCC (Massachusetts General Hospital, PI: Marc Semigran MD) and the DCC (New England Research Institutes, PIs: Rebecca Li PhD;Susan Assmann PhD) provide extensive complementary expertise and ..
  15. Dialysis Infection and Vitamin D in New England: The DIVINE Study
    Ravi Thadhani; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These data will also provide an important foundation for designing clinical trials rigorously assessing the effect of nutritional vitamin D on infectious and other complications in ESRD. ..
  16. Development of a novel vaccine for protection against gammaherpesvirus infection
    Blossom A Damania; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Roland Desrosiers at the New England Primate Research Center at Harvard Medical School...
  17. Prevalance of Community-Acquired MRSA in Live Pigs and thier Human Handlers
    LYNDA UJU ODOFIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..compare these to strains isolated from humans living or working on pig farms and feedlots located in southern New England (CT, MA, Rl,), Maryland, Pennsylvania and eastern Wyoming/western Nebraska...
  18. PITCH HF (DCC)
    Flora Sandra Siami; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The CCC (Massachusetts General Hospital, PI: Marc Semigran MD) and the DCC (New England Research Institutes, PIs: Rebecca Li PhD;Susan Assmann PhD) provide extensive complementary expertise and ..
  19. NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network
    Abbot R Laptook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is a major teaching affiliate of the Alpert School of Medicine and is the only tertiary NICU in Southeastern New England. WIH has almost 9,000 deliveries per year (73% of the R.l...
  20. BEST-CLI Trial-CCC-Lead
    Kenneth Rosenfield; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hospital, BWH , Boston University Medical Center, BUMC, and Massachusetts Hospital, MGH, Boston, MA), a DCC (New England Research Institutes, Inc., Watertown, MA) and an Executive Committee of experts in the field...
  21. Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic Retinop
    RANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..constructing and bench testing an ergonomic prototype, and conducting a masked, pilot human study at the New England Eye Institute with 20 patients to determine whether the camera has sufficient image quality to screen patients ..
  22. 2010 Gordon Research Conference on Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Dise
    Edward Conway; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..an international meeting on Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Disease, to be held at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, USA August 8-13, 2010...
  23. Screening Lung Cancer by Ultra Low-Dose Computed Tomography
    JEROME Z LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..radiation and could increase the risk of getting cancer by as high as 2% according to a recent report in The New England Journal of Medicine...
  24. National Surveillance of Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Catheterization
    Michael E Matheny; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Injury Network AKI stages, internally validated with bootstrapping, and externally validated with the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group percutaneous coronary intervention registry...
  25. BEST-CLI Trial-DCC
    Flora Sandra Siami; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hospital, BWH , Boston University Medical Center, BUMC, and Massachusetts Hospital, MGH, Boston, MA), a DCC (New England Research Institutes, Inc., Watertown, MA) and an Executive Committee of experts in the field...
  26. Great Lakes/New England Clinical Validation Center
    Dean E Brenner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Continued support of the Great Lakes New England (GLNE) Clinical Validation Center (CVC) of the Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) via the U01 mechanism is requested...
  27. 2013 Apoptotic Cell Recognition &Clearance Gordon Research Conference and Gordon
    NATHALIE CLAUDINE FRANC; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research Conference and its associated Gordon Research Seminar to be held from June 22-28 at the University of New England, Biddeford, ME, we will discuss the latest advances made in our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of ..
  28. In utero antidepressant exposures and risk for autism
    Roy H Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study will utilize electronic medical record (EMR) data from more than 4 million individuals in a large New England health system...
  29. Implementing SCID NBS with Multiplexed Assays in an Integrated Program Approach
    Anne Marie Comeau; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NBS and will comprise a multiplexed assay for T cell recombination excision circles (TRECs) developed by the New England Newborn Screening Program...
  30. Massachusetts Health Disparities Monitoring System
    NANCY R contact KRESSIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..easily accessible database including information about child and adult residents using clinical data from:1) New England's largest safety net hospital, Boston Medical Center, and its affiliated community health centers;2) ..
  31. Babesiosis Emergence in the United States
    MARIA ANA DIUK-WASSER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the Northeast, both Lyme disease and babesiosis were originally restricted to coastal New England. While Lyme disease has expanded dramatically over the past thirty years and now is endemic from Maine to ..
  32. The Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center
    Joseph Avruch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the Scheppens Eye Research Institute, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), the Boston University Medical Center, the New England Medical Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
  33. TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL TOXOPLASMOSIS
    Rima L McLeod; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The New England Newborn Screening Program (NENSP) developed a Public Health Program of newborn screening for congenital ..
  34. Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
    GUILLERMO ROBERTO RISATTI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CVMDL is the only remaining full service state veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the 6 state New England region, and provides critical diagnostic and surveillance services for animal and zoonotic diseases in the ..
  35. Multi-center Structural &Functional Quantitative CT Pulmonary Phenotyping
    ERIC ALFRED HOFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..With our recent findings reported in the Proceedings of the National Acedemy of Sciences and the New England Journal of Medicine, there is growing evidence that the etiology of emphysema may be correlated with abnormal ..
  36. VANDERBILT CENTER FOR EDUCATION/RESEARCH ON THERAPEUTICS
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..CERTs that has completed 63 projects and generated 50 publications to date, including 7 in The New England Journal of Medicine, 3 in Lancet, and 2 in JAMA...
  37. 2013 Nucleic Acids Gordon Research Conference
    Rachel Green; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Nucleic Acids as part of the Gordon Research Conference series to be held June 2 -7, 2013, at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine...
  38. Early Determinants of Mammographic Density
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All females are offspring of pregnant women enrolled during 1959 to 1967 in two New England sites (Boston and Providence) of the National Collaborative Perinatal Project (NCPP) and in the Childhood ..
  39. Multi-Center Trial of Limiting PGY2&3 Resident Work Hours on Patient Safety-CCC
    CHRISTOPHER PAUL LANDRIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reported the results of a 10-center, 6-year study of harm due to medical care in the New England Journal of Medicine;the epidemic of harm in hospitals appeared unabated...
  40. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and/or emergency responder health and safety (H&S) training to 800 workers per year for five years in five New England states (MA, CT, RI, NH, VT)...
  41. Unintentional Prescription Opioid Poisoning Deaths in Connecticut and Rhode Islan
    Traci C Green; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..medical examiner, PMP, and other state agency data in Connecticut and Rhode Island and by conducting community-based field investigations in two New England communities found to be experiencing high rates of prescription overdose death.
  42. Mechanisms of Memory Enhancement by Deep Brain Stimulation in Humans
    Itzhak Fried; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..has been the leader in single neuron physiology of the human MTL and recently published findings in the New England Journal of Medicine showing dramatic spatial memory enhancement when deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the human ..
  43. 2011 Elastin and Elastic Fibers GRS GRC
    Richard A Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and Gordon Research Seminar on Elastin and Elastic Fibers to be held July 23-29, 2011 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine...
  44. Orchestra: A high performance biomedical supercomputing collaborative
    Marcos Athanasoulis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, it will enable a substantial step forward in biomedical computing in the New England area, creating the core of a larger facility that will eventually serve many researchers across the region...
  45. Genomics of natural populations
    ALAN OLAV BERGLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..melanogaster through the growing season from replicate orchards in temperate New England. We propose to resequence the genomes of flies collected from these orchards using high-throughput sequencing ..
  46. NOVEL DIAGNOSTICS WITH OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
    James G Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of an ongoing collaborative program between investigators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the New England Eye Center (NEEC) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center (UPMC)...
  47. Center for Health Insurance Reform, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Disparities
    Nancy R Kressin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Disparities" at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, New England's largest safety net hospital...
  48. 2012 Signal Transduction By Engineered Extracellular Matrices Gordon Research Con
    Karen K Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The 2012 meeting, to be held July 8-13, 2012, at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME, adds another important dimension - linking stem cell/engineered matrix constructs to ..
  49. Perinatal risk factors and genetic susceptibility for childhood psychopathology
    Yoko Nomura; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..epidemiologic study of 2,022 children who were enrolled in the National Collaborative Perinatal Study - New England and followed into adulthood and 2) a longitudinal study of 225 children at high and low risk for Attention ..
  50. New England Regional Coordinating Center for the NINDS Stroke Trials Network
    Lee H Schwamm; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to create the New England Regional Coordinating Center (NERCC), an integrated team of hospitals and EMS agencies in Boston and Western Massachusetts that will serve as a top-enrolling site ..
  51. Brown/WIH Pelvic Floor Disorders Network Site
    Vivian W Sung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The aim of this application is for WIH/Brown to become the first PFDN site in New England by demonstrating: 1)our academic productivity and experience in multi-site, collaborative surgical, ..
  52. GENETIC FACTORS CAUSING LONGEVITY IN CENTENARIANS
    Clinton Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose to study a cohort of centenarians and control subjects who were recruited by the New England Centenarian Study...
  53. Occupational Safety and Health Training Project Grant
    Carrie A Redlich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Yale OEM residency program is one of only two residency training programs in New England and one of only six programs in the Eastern United States...
  54. Health Effects of Dental Composites in Children
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): This project utilizes extant data that were collected as part of the NIH-funded New England Children's Amalgam Trial (NECAT, N=534) to help fill knowledge gaps in the potential for bisphenol A (BPA) ..
  55. Chronic Kidney Disease, Vascular Disease and Aging
    Mark J Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Three of his previous mentees are currently POR's and members of the Division of Nephrology at Tufts New England Medical Center...
  56. Research Training in Veterinary &Comparative Pathology
    Roger D Spealman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This training grant is centered at the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC) and includes the participation of other components of HMS and other area ..
  57. Molecular Detection of Biofilms on Hip and Knee Implants
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our research team published a manuscript in the New England Journal of Medicine, showing that a novel technique that that we have developed, which samples biofilms on the ..
  58. Optimizing HIV Care in Less Developed Countries
    KENNETH ALAN FREEDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The current project has produced 16 publications, including a widely cited New England Journal of Medicine article, and another 9 submitted or draft manuscripts in its first 3 years...
  59. Harvard University Center for AIDS Research
    Bruce D Walker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham &Women's Hospital, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, and the New England Primate Research Center...
  60. The NEPRC SPF Rhesus Macaque Breeding Colony
    R Paul Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC) first established its specific-pathogen free (SPF) rhesus breeding colony in ..
  61. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: 2 New England Cities
    PATRICIA L CASE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is for a New England study, using two cities, Boston, MA and Providence, RI, USA and proposes a two-year scope of work that adopts ..
  62. Clinical Research and Mentoring in Oral Epidemiology
    Kaumudi Joshipura; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The principal investigator co-directs the comprehensive T32 training grant titled "New England Oral Disease Epidemiology Training Program" which is run jointly across the Harvard School of Dental Medicine ..
  63. ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CARE
    MILDRED SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..EDC), the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), The Fallon Healthcare System, and The New England Biomedical Research Foundation (NEBRF) propose a study of 1,360 cancer patients and 160 physicians and nurses ..
  64. Genes, Hormones & Environment in an Ovarian Cancer Model
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This New England-based case-control study has sought to identify risk factors for ovarian cancer mediated through depletion of ovarian germ cells and gonadotropin excess...
  65. 2009 Cellular Osmoregulation: Sensors, Transducers & Regulators GRC
    PAUL YANCEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Gordon Research Conference on Cellular Osmoregulation and Mechanotransduction (July 5-10, 2009, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine)...
  66. HERMES - Help physicians to Extract and aRticulate Multimedia information from li
    Hong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., diagnostic procedures and treatment for cellulites) was published in a "Clinical Practice" article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)...
  67. HEART RATE RECOVERY AND MORTALITY
    Michael Lauer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our group recently published the first report linking heart-rate recovery to long-term mortality in the New England Journal of Medicine...
  68. 2009 NHP Models for AIDS Conference
    Amitinder Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The meeting will be hosted by the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC), Harvard Medical School...
  69. NONA Garment Project: Noninvasive Observation of Natal Activity
    AARON ROOD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..During this Phase I project, Orbital Research Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio), with their partners at MIT, Tufts-New England Medical Center and E-Trolz, Inc...
  70. NEW ENGLAND ORAL DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM
    Chester Douglass; Fiscal Year: 2007
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