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  1. ncbi Controls on mercury and methylmercury deposition for two watersheds in Acadia National Park, Maine
    K B Johnson
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, 5710 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:55-67. 2007
  2. pmc Mercury bioavailability and bioaccumulation in estuarine food webs in the Gulf of Maine
    Celia Y Chen
    Department of Biological Sciences, HB 6044 Gilman Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:1804-10. 2009
  3. ncbi Infection and co-infection rates of Anaplasma phagocytophilum variants, Babesia spp., Borrelia burgdorferi, and the rickettsial endosymbiont in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from sites in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin
    Fresia E Steiner
    Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:289-97. 2008
  4. ncbi Impact of a primary care intervention on physician practice and patient and family behavior: keep ME Healthy---the Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative
    Michele Polacsek
    Maine Harvard Prevention Research Center, Maine Center for Public Health, 1 Weston Ct, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S258-66. 2009
  5. ncbi Deer density and the abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Peter W Rand
    Lyme Disease Research Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, 13 Charles Street, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:179-84. 2003
  6. ncbi Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:341-50. 2008
  7. pmc Spatial pattern of groundwater arsenic occurrence and association with bedrock geology in greater Augusta, Maine
    Qiang Yang
    Queens College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, 65 30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2714-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Screening for thyroid disorders during pregnancy: results of a survey in Maine
    James E Haddow
    Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, ME, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:471-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening pilot program for underserved women in Cumberland County, Maine
    Susan Miesfeldt
    Maine Medical Center and Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, Scarborough, ME 04074, USA
    J Community Health 35:109-14. 2010
  10. ncbi Hydrographics and the timing of infectious salmon anemia outbreaks among Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) farms in the Quoddy region of Maine, USA and New Brunswick, Canada
    L L Gustafson
    USDA APHIS, Veterinary Services, 16 Deep Cove Road, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Prev Vet Med 78:35-56. 2007

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  1. ncbi Controls on mercury and methylmercury deposition for two watersheds in Acadia National Park, Maine
    K B Johnson
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, 5710 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:55-67. 2007
    Throughfall and bulk precipitation samples were collected for two watersheds at Acadia National Park, Maine, from 3 May to 16 November 2000, to determine which landscape factors affected mercury (Hg) deposition...
  2. pmc Mercury bioavailability and bioaccumulation in estuarine food webs in the Gulf of Maine
    Celia Y Chen
    Department of Biological Sciences, HB 6044 Gilman Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:1804-10. 2009
    ..the potential for Hg biotransfer to estuarine food webs across a Hg contamination gradient in the Gulf of Maine. Despite the variation in sediment Hg concentrations across sites (>100 fold), Hg concentrations in biota ..
  3. ncbi Infection and co-infection rates of Anaplasma phagocytophilum variants, Babesia spp., Borrelia burgdorferi, and the rickettsial endosymbiont in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from sites in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin
    Fresia E Steiner
    Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:289-97. 2008
    ..burgdorferi in male ticks, which co-occurred less frequently than expected. Thus, I. scapularis hosts an array of pathogenic and symbiotic agents and potential evidence of interactions among microbial species was observed...
  4. ncbi Impact of a primary care intervention on physician practice and patient and family behavior: keep ME Healthy---the Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative
    Michele Polacsek
    Maine Harvard Prevention Research Center, Maine Center for Public Health, 1 Weston Ct, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S258-66. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of a pediatric primary care-based intervention, on improved clinical decision support and family management of risk behaviors for childhood overweight...
  5. ncbi Deer density and the abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Peter W Rand
    Lyme Disease Research Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, 13 Charles Street, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:179-84. 2003
    ..Simple linear regression was used to relate (1) the number of ticks found on deer at tagging stations in southern Maine to harvest-derived estimates of the density of deer within the towns in which they were killed, (2) tick densities ..
  6. ncbi Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:341-50. 2008
    ..However, only some of these studies have adjusted for cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease, and none have also adjusted for physical activity level...
  7. pmc Spatial pattern of groundwater arsenic occurrence and association with bedrock geology in greater Augusta, Maine
    Qiang Yang
    Queens College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, 65 30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2714-9. 2009
    ..10(0)-10(1) km) scales, 790 groundwater samples from fractured bedrock aquifers in the greater Augusta, Maine area are analyzed, and 31% of the sampled wells have arsenic concentrations >10 microg/L...
  8. ncbi Screening for thyroid disorders during pregnancy: results of a survey in Maine
    James E Haddow
    Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, ME, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:471-4. 2006
    ..Our survey sought to determine the: 1) extent of screening in Maine; 2) factors associated with screening; and 3) laboratory cut-off levels used.
  9. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening pilot program for underserved women in Cumberland County, Maine
    Susan Miesfeldt
    Maine Medical Center and Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, Scarborough, ME 04074, USA
    J Community Health 35:109-14. 2010
    Over 800 Maine residents will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer (CRC) this year, and nearly 300 will die from the disease. While CRC screening can reduce these rates, it is only among insured populations that screening rates exceed 50%...
  10. ncbi Hydrographics and the timing of infectious salmon anemia outbreaks among Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) farms in the Quoddy region of Maine, USA and New Brunswick, Canada
    L L Gustafson
    USDA APHIS, Veterinary Services, 16 Deep Cove Road, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Prev Vet Med 78:35-56. 2007
    ..The Quoddy region of Maine, United States of America (USA), and New Brunswick (NB), Canada is characterized by extensive tidal mixing and ..
  11. ncbi Telegenetics in Maine: Successful clinical and educational service delivery model developed from a 3-year pilot project
    Dale Halsey Lea
    Southern Maine Genetics Services, Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, Maine, USA
    Genet Med 7:21-7. 2005
    The goal of this 3-year pilot project was to increase accessibility to genetics educational and clinical services in Maine.
  12. ncbi Maine Carpal Tunnel Study: outcomes of operative and nonoperative therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome in a community-based cohort
    J N Katz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and Robert B Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:697-710. 1998
    ..The study included 429 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome recruited in physicians' offices throughout Maine. Patients were assessed at baseline and at 6, 18, and 30 months following presentation using validated scales that ..
  13. ncbi Enzootic Babesia microti in Maine
    H K Goethert
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Parasitol 89:1069-71. 2003
    ..dammini is absent, we surveyed small mammals collected from 2 sites in Maine, where I. angustus or I. muris is common but I. dammini is not...
  14. ncbi Myocardial infarction and heart failure hospitalization rates in Maine, USA - variability along the urban-rural continuum
    D E Harris
    University of Southern Maine, Lewiston Auburn College, Lewiston, Maine, USA
    Rural Remote Health 8:980. 2008
    ..of this study was to determine the predictors of MI and HF hospitalization rates at town level in the State of Maine, USA. Maine has large variations in wealth and along the urban-rural continuum at town level...
  15. ncbi End-of-life care in Hancock County, Maine: a community snapshot
    Susan G Ostertag
    Ellsworth Family Practice, Ellsworth, Maine, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:132-8. 2008
    This study presents a model for identifying end-of-life concerns in 1 rural community: Hancock County, Maine. Focus groups and structured interviews were held with primary care physicians, hospice staffs, clergy, hospice board members, ..
  16. ncbi Challenges to implementing second-dose varicella vaccination during an outbreak in the absence of a routine 2-dose vaccination requirement--Maine, 2006
    Amy A Parker
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S101-7. 2008
    ..From October 2005 to January 2006, a varicella outbreak occurred in Maine in a highly vaccinated elementary school population...
  17. pmc Healthy Maine Partnerships: policy and environmental changes
    Sarah Levin Martin
    Maine Center for Public Health, Farmington, ME 04938, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A63. 2009
    Tobacco settlement funds were used to establish the Healthy Maine Partnerships (HMPs) to reduce tobacco use, increase physical activity, and improve nutrition through local policy and environmental change.
  18. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in fish and wastewater samples from an area of the Penobscot River in central Maine
    Therese desJardins Anderson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Chemosphere 62:1153-60. 2006
    ..Fish tissue samples were collected from sites along the Penobscot River in central Maine. The total concentration of tetra- to hepta-PBDEs in these samples were calculated and generally increased from ..
  19. ncbi Intercolony aggression within and among local populations of the invasive ant, Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in coastal Maine
    Jeffrey R Garnas
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Dartmouth College, 103 Gilman Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Environ Entomol 36:105-13. 2007
    ..has a patchy distribution in parts of northeastern North America, including records from 31 communities in Maine. M...
  20. ncbi Low-frequency target strength and abundance of shoaling Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) in the Gulf of Maine during the Ocean Acoustic Waveguide Remote Sensing 2006 Experiment
    Zheng Gong
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:104-23. 2010
    The low-frequency target strength of shoaling Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) in the Gulf of Maine during Autumn 2006 spawning season is estimated from experimental data acquired simultaneously at multiple frequencies in the 300-1200 ..
  21. ncbi The effect of differential reproductive success on population genetic structure: correlations of life history with matrilines in humpback whales of the gulf of maine
    H C Rosenbaum
    Molecular Systematics Laboratory, American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and CPW, New York, NY 10024, USA
    J Hered 93:389-99. 2002
    ..These results indicate that population structure can be influenced by interactions or associations between reproductive success, genetic structure, and environmental factors in a natural population of long-lived mammals...
  22. ncbi Presence of the APOE epsilon4 allele modifies the relationship between type 2 diabetes and cognitive performance: the Maine-Syracuse Study
    G A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Diabetologia 52:2551-60. 2009
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine whether the presence of one or more APOE epsilon4 alleles modifies the association between diabetes (defined by glucose > or =7 mmol/l or treatment) and cognitive function...
  23. ncbi The Maine Lumbar Spine Study, Part II. 1-year outcomes of surgical and nonsurgical management of sciatica
    S J Atlas
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1777-86. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: The Maine Lumbar Spine Study is a prospective cohort study of patients recruited from the practices of orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and occupational medicine physicians throughout Maine...
  24. ncbi Developing a performance-based incentive program for hospitals: a case study from Maine
    Gino A Nalli
    Muskie School of Public Service, Institute for Health Policy, University of Southern Maine, Portland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:817-24. 2007
    A health care coalition in Maine has piloted a performance-based incentive payment program that creates a single statewide program, based on common standards...
  25. ncbi Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Norwegian versions of the Maine-Seattle Back Questionnaire and the Sciatica Bothersomeness and Frequency Indices
    Lars Grøvle
    Department of Rheumatology, Østfold Hospital Trust, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2347-53. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional and prospective study of patients with sciatica and disc herniation...
  26. ncbi Passive surveillance in Maine, an area emergent for tick-borne diseases
    Peter W Rand
    Vector Borne Disease Laboratory, Maine Medical Research Institute, 75 John Roberts Rd, Suite 9B, South Portland, ME 04106, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:1118-29. 2007
    In 1989, a free-of-charge, statewide tick identification program was initiated in Maine, 1 yr after the first Ixodes scapularis Say (=I. dammini Spielman, Clifford, Piesman & Corwin) ticks were reported in the state...
  27. pmc The vending and à la carte policy intervention in Maine public high schools
    Anne Marie Davee
    Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, 295 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A14. 2005
    ..This article describes a project to make healthier snacks and beverages available in vending machines and à la carte programs in Maine public high schools.
  28. ncbi Using expert opinion to identify risk factors important to infectious salmon-anemia (ISA) outbreaks on salmon farms in Maine, USA and New Brunswick, Canada
    L L Gustafson
    USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services, Marine Technology Center, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Prev Vet Med 70:17-28. 2005
    ..infectious salmon-anemia (ISA) epidemic, were queried on their opinions regarding the spread and impact of ISA in Maine, USA and New Brunswick, Canada...
  29. ncbi The Maine Lumbar Spine Study, Part I. Background and concepts
    R B Keller
    Maine Medical Assessment Foundation, Augusta, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1769-76. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: This paper describes the background and factors that led to the development and implementation of the Maine Lumbar Spine Study, a prospective cohort study of patients undergoing surgical and nonsurgical treatment of ..
  30. ncbi Distribution of an invasive ant, Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in Maine
    Eleanor Groden
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1774-84. 2005
    ..become pestiferous in various locations in the northeastern United States, particularly in coastal communities in Maine. Native populations of this ant are widely distributed throughout northern Europe and western Asia; however, nest ..
  31. ncbi Patient choice cesarean--the Maine experience
    Joseph R Wax
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, United States
    Birth 32:203-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine obstetricians' attitudes and practices with respect to patient choice cesarean in Maine, United States.
  32. ncbi Assessing immunization performance of private practitioners in Maine: impact of the assessment, feedback, incentives, and exchange strategy
    M S Massoudi
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 103:1218-23. 1999
    ..The Maine Immunization Program, and the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics collaborated on the ..
  33. ncbi Predictors of dissemination of family psychoeducation in community mental health centers in Maine and Illinois
    W R McFarlane
    Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:935-42. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether it is possible at the time of staff training to predict whether a mental health center will succeed in implementing family psychoeducation services...
  34. ncbi Importance of catch-up vaccination: experience from a varicella outbreak, Maine, 2002-2003
    Mona Marin
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 115:900-5. 2005
    During December 2002 to January 2003, a varicella outbreak occurred in an elementary school in Maine. Just 1 month before detecting the outbreak, Maine implemented varicella vaccine requirements for child care but did not require ..
  35. pmc Effects of Maine's 0.05% legal blood alcohol level for drivers with DWI convictions
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:440-6. 1998
    To determine whether a Maine law lowering the legal blood alcohol limit (BAL) from 0.10% to 0.05% for people convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) reduced the involvement of this group in fatal crashes.
  36. pmc Emergency medical services data for cardiovascular disease surveillance, program planning, and evaluation in Maine
    Katie A Meyer
    Division of Chronic Disease Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A54. 2008
    ..b>Maine recently began to explore the possible role of EMS data in cardiovascular disease surveillance and cardiovascular ..
  37. ncbi Abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) after the complete removal of deer from an isolated offshore island, endemic for Lyme Disease
    Peter W Rand
    Vector Borne Disease Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:779-84. 2004
    Monhegan is an isolated 237-ha island lying 16 km off the coast of Maine. Introduced to the island in 1955, white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman, reached a density of approximately 37/km2 by the mid-1990s...
  38. ncbi Use and effectiveness of tobacco telephone counseling and nicotine therapy in Maine
    Susan H Swartz
    Center for Tobacco Independence, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102 3175, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:288-94. 2005
    Since 2001, the Maine Bureau of Health has offered free evidence-based treatment for tobacco dependence, including telephonic counseling and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)...
  39. ncbi Use of national public health performance standards to assess Maine's diabetes system
    Brenda M Joly
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, Augusta, Maine 04330, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:68-71. 2007
    In the fall of 2003, Maine underwent a rigorous assessment of the diabetes public health system using a modified version of the State Public Health System Performance Instrument developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'..
  40. ncbi Mercury contamination of biota from Acadia National Park, Maine: a review
    Michael S Bank
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:105-15. 2007
    We reviewed literature reporting both total and methylmercury from biota from Acadia National Park, Maine, USA...
  41. ncbi Cow-level prevalence of paratuberculosis in culled dairy cows in Atlantic Canada and Maine
    S L B McKenna
    Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
    J Dairy Sci 87:3770-7. 2004
    The prevalence of Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (Mptb) in culled dairy cattle in Eastern Canada and Maine was determined to be 16.1% (95% confidence interval 13.8 to 18...
  42. ncbi Historical eutrophication in a river-estuary complex in mid-coast Maine
    Dörte Köster
    Biology Department and Environmental Studies Program, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04011, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:765-78. 2007
    ..natural baseline conditions and investigate the recovery of a severely degraded river-estuary complex in mid-coast Maine, we examined diatoms, pollen, total organic carbon, total nitrogen, stable isotopes, total phosphorus, biogenic ..
  43. ncbi Evidence-based care for depression in Maine: dissemination of the Kaiser Permanente Nurse Telecare Program
    Brian Pearson
    Maine Health Information Center, P O Box 360, Manchester, Maine 04351, USA
    Psychiatr Q 74:91-102. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi Family physicians make a substantial contribution to maternity care: the case of the state of Maine
    D Cohen
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036 USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:405. 2003
    Family physicians provided nearly 20 percent of labor and delivery care in Maine in the year 2000...
  45. ncbi Use of atypical antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia in Maine Medicaid following a policy change
    Stephen B Soumerai
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w185-95. 2008
    ..We used Medicaid and Medicare claims data to investigate how Maine's PA policy affected AA use, treatment discontinuities, and spending among schizophrenia patients initiating AA ..
  46. ncbi PCBs, PCDD/Fs, and organochlorine pesticides in farmed Atlantic salmon from Maine, eastern Canada, and Norway, and wild salmon from Alaska
    Susan D Shaw
    Marine Environmental Research Institute, P O Box 1652, Blue Hill, Maine 04614, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5347-54. 2006
    Farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from Maine and eastern Canada, wild Alaskan Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), and organically farmed Norwegian salmon samples were analyzed for the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)..
  47. ncbi Adolescent girls in Maine are at risk for vitamin D insufficiency
    Susan S Sullivan
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Maine, Orono 04469, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:971-4. 2005
    ..Mean parathyroid hormone levels increased 4 pg/mL (15%) from September to March. Vitamin D intakes need to be increased in winter at northern latitudes...
  48. pmc Move & Improve: a worksite wellness program in Maine
    Michele Polacsek
    Maine Harvard Prevention Research Center, Maine Center for Public Health, 12 Church St, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A101. 2006
    We describe the evaluation process and outcomes of Move & Improve, a worksite wellness program in Maine. The evaluation process was based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Framework for Program Evaluation in Public ..
  49. ncbi The impact of speed and other variables on pedestrian safety in Maine
    Per E Gårder
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine, Boardman Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5711, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:533-42. 2004
    ..Statewide data from Maine was analyzed. Descriptive crash and behavioral statistics are presented in the paper...
  50. ncbi Challenging pharmaceutical industry political power in Maine and Vermont
    Ramón Castellblanch
    Health Education Department, San Francisco State University, California, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 28:109-32. 2003
    A comparison of the Vermont and Maine cases of attempting to control pharmaceutical prices in the year 2000 shows that the Maine legislators were more successful in challenging pharmaceutical industry political power...
  51. ncbi Trends in the diabetes quality improvement project measures in Maine from 1994 to 1999
    Monica R McClain
    Maine Medical Assessment Foundation, Manchester, Maine, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:597-601. 2003
    ..To examine changes in the management of patients with diabetes from 1994 to 1999 using the claims-based Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (DQIP) accountability measures...
  52. ncbi Deer browse resistant exotic-invasive understory: an indicator of elevated human risk of exposure to Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in southern coastal Maine woodlands
    Susan P Elias
    Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Vector Borne Disease Research Laboratory, 75 John Roberts Road, Suite 9B, South Portland, ME 04106, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1142-52. 2006
    ..the abundance of questing adult and nymphal blacklegged ticks, Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixodidae), in three Maine towns endemic for Lyme disease, 2001-2003...
  53. ncbi Watershed nitrogen and mercury geochemical fluxes integrate landscape factors in long-term research watersheds at Acadia National Park, Maine, USA
    J S Kahl
    University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:9-25. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi Mercury and growth of tree swallows at Acadia National Park, and at Orono, Maine, USA
    Jerry R Longcore
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 5768 South Annex A, Orono, ME 04469 5768, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:117-27. 2007
    ..Fledgling tree swallows that survive to migrate, however, will leave Maine with substantial concentrations of Hg in their tissues.
  55. ncbi Mass balances of mercury and nitrogen in burned and unburned forested watersheds at Acadia National Park, Maine, USA
    S J Nelson
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, University of Maine, 5710 Norman Smith Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5710, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:69-80. 2007
    ..samples were collected from 16 November 1999 to 17 November 2000 in two watersheds at Acadia National Park, Maine, and analyzed for mercury (Hg) and dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN, nitrate plus ammonium)...
  56. ncbi Landscape controls on mercury in streamwater at Acadia National Park, USA
    J M Peckenham
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:97-104. 2007
    ..samples were analyzed for total mercury (Hg) and major ions from 47 locations on Mount Desert Island in Maine. Samples were collected in zones that were burned in a major wildfire in 1947 and in zones that were not burned...
  57. ncbi Nutrient export from watersheds on Mt. Desert Island, Maine, as a function of land use and fire history
    Martha G Nielsen
    U S Geological Survey, 196 Whitten Rd, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:81-96. 2007
    A study of 13 small (less than 7.5 km(2)) watersheds on Mt. Desert Island, Maine, was conducted from January 1999 to September 2000 to determine nutrient export delivery to coastal waters around the island, and to determine whether a ..
  58. ncbi Impervious surface area as a predictor of the effects of urbanization on stream insect communities in Maine, USA
    Chandler C Morse
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 89:95-127. 2003
    ..and biological characteristics of streams draining 20 catchments with varying levels of urban land-cover in Maine (U.S.A)...
  59. ncbi Background mercury concentrations in river water in Maine, U.S.A
    John M Peckenham
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 89:129-52. 2003
    Mercury concentrations in 58 rivers in Maine was measured to range from below detection up to 7.01 ng L(-1) and averaged 1.80 +/- 1.29 ng L(-1). The concentration gradient for mercury in rivers across the state was not uniform...
  60. ncbi Paleoecological assessment of watershed history in PRIMENet watersheds at Acadia National Park, USA
    M Schauffler
    College of Natural Resources, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 126:39-53. 2007
    Paleoecological reconstructions of forest stand histories for two upland watersheds at Acadia National Park in Maine were completed to support related watershed chemistry studies...
  61. ncbi Semipermeable membrane device (SPMD) for monitoring PCDD and PCDF levels from a paper mill effluent in the Androscoggin River, Maine, USA
    Lucner Charlestra
    Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Chemosphere 72:1171-80. 2008
    ..The SPMD results were validated by comparison to other studies on the Androscoggin River and elsewhere, confirming the potential of the device as a useful monitoring technique for PCDD/Fs in large river systems...
  62. ncbi Confronting trade-offs in health care: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's organizational ethics program
    James E Sabin
    Ethics Program, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1129-34. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi Use of the 16S-23S rDNA internal transcribed spacer of Roseovarius crassostreae for epizootiological studies of juvenile oyster disease (JOD)
    Aaron P Maloy
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 76:151-61. 2007
    ..Two genotypes were associated with Maine epizootics, and both were believed to be unique to that region until 2004, when one was detected in Martha's ..
  64. ncbi Biomarkers in environmental and human health risk assessment
    Tamara S Galloway
    Ecotoxicology and Stress Biology Research Centre, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8 AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:606-13. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Assessing health of the Bay of Fundy--concepts and framework
    Peter G Wells
    Coastal and Water Science Section, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environmental Conservation Branch, Environment Canada, NS, B2Y 2N6, Dartmouth, Canada
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:1059-77. 2003
    ..approaches and tools? What is an appropriate set of EH indicators and indices for the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine? At the present time, can we make unequivocal statements about the status and trends in EH measures of the Bay of ..
  66. ncbi An in situ toxicity identification evaluation method Part II: Field validation
    G Allen Burton
    Institute for Environmental Quality, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2851-5. 2004
    ..The results of these studies suggest that the iTIE method provides a more accurate and sensitive evaluation of pore water toxicity than the laboratory TIE method...
  67. ncbi Effects of roadway crossings on leaf litter processing and invertebrate assemblages in small streams
    Thomas S Woodcock
    Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Deering Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 93:229-50. 2004
    The effects of the Maine Turnpike (Interstate 95) on leaf litter processing were examined in five first- and second-order coastal plain streams in southern Maine, U.S.A...
  68. ncbi Response in nematocyst uptake by the nudibranch Flabellina verrucosa to the presence of various predators in the Southern Gulf of Maine
    Kinsey Frick
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Fish Ecology Division, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Biol Bull 205:367-76. 2003
    ..Nematocyst uptake in the nudibranch Flabellina verrucosa collected from the southern Gulf of Maine was examined in response to various potential predators, including Crossaster papposus, Tautogolabrus adspersus, ..
  69. ncbi Genetic heterogeneity among intertidal habitats in the flat periwinkle, Littorina obtusata
    Paul S Schmidt
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 433 S University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6018, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2393-404. 2007
    ....
  70. pmc Dental amalgam and psychosocial status: the New England Children's Amalgam Trial
    D C Bellinger
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Dent Res 87:470-4. 2008
    ..No evidence was found that exposure to mercury from dental amalgams was associated with adverse psychosocial outcomes over the five-year period following initial placement of amalgams...
  71. ncbi Cardiopulmonary bypass recommendations in adults: the northern New England experience
    Christian P DioDato
    Concord Hospital, Concord, New Hampshire, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 40:16-20. 2008
    ..We continue to prospectively measure CPB practice relating to these recommendations to monitor and improve the care provided to our patients...
  72. ncbi Rural communities improving quality through collaboration: the MaineHealth story
    Lisa M Letourneau
    MaineHealth, USA
    J Healthc Qual 28:15-27. 2006
    ..This collaborative approach provided an effective way to achieve improved outcomes across a geographically and structurally diverse system, and it can help influence improvement efforts in other small and medium-sized rural communities...
  73. ncbi Data analysis made easy. PBM provider improves its approach to streamlining customer queries
    Jason Skeffington
    Health Manag Technol 24:32-5. 2003
  74. pmc Dental amalgam restorations and children's neuropsychological function: the New England Children's Amalgam Trial
    David C Bellinger
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:440-6. 2007
    ..A concern persists that children's exposure to mercury vapor from dental amalgams produces neurotoxicity...
  75. ncbi Transitions in insurance coverage from before pregnancy through delivery in nine states, 1996-1999
    E Kathleen Adams
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:219-29. 2003
    ..More than one-third of all pregnant women made some change in coverage by the time they delivered their baby. Among low-income women, the largest change was from uninsured status before pregnancy to Medicaid at delivery...
  76. ncbi States step up
    Mike Colias
    Hosp Health Netw 80:38-40, 42-4, 2. 2006
    ..The details and scope of these proposals vary widely, and in all cases, the implications for hospitals are enormous...
  77. ncbi Roseovarius crassostreae sp. nov., a member of the Roseobacter clade and the apparent cause of juvenile oyster disease (JOD) in cultured Eastern oysters
    Katherine J Boettcher
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1531-7. 2005
    ..as the numerically dominant species from JOD-affected animals throughout the north-eastern United States (Maine, New York and Massachusetts)...
  78. ncbi Metal levels in horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) from Maine to Florida
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory FAS, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Alison Street, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 90:227-36. 2002
    ..mercury, and selenium) in the eggs, leg muscle, and apodeme of 100 horseshoe crabs collected at nine sites from Maine to Florida...
  79. ncbi Techniques employed for detection of hot particles in the marine environment
    G D Pillsbury
    Final Status Survey, Maine Yankee, 321 Old Ferry Road, ME 04578, USA
    J Radiol Prot 27:A39-44. 2007
    During the decommissioning of the Maine Yankee nuclear plant, several methods were developed and employed to survey for hot particles in the marine environment surrounding the site...
  80. ncbi Waterborne radon in seven Maine schools
    M J Norris
    The University of Maine, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 5709 Bennett Hall, Orono, Maine, 04469 5709, USA
    Health Phys 86:528-35. 2004
    ..the transfer coefficient of radon from water to air in kitchens and bathrooms for seven schools located in Maine. Simulations occurred in water use rooms containing multiple airborne radon detectors...
  81. ncbi Correlations between arsenic in Maine groundwater and microbial populations as determined by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Jennifer M Weldon
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine at Orono, 5711 Boardman Hall, 04469 5711, USA
    Chemosphere 63:440-8. 2006
    Arsenic is known to cause serious health effects when consumed in drinking water. In the state of Maine, approximately half of the population relies on private groundwater wells for their drinking water...
  82. ncbi Factors contributing to the internal loading of phosphorus from anoxic sediments in six Maine, USA, lakes
    Bjorn A Lake
    Department Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Sci Total Environ 373:534-41. 2007
    ..Gravimetric sediment cores were collected before and after the onset of anoxia in six Maine (USA) lakes during the summer of 2003...
  83. ncbi Hydraulic characterization for steam enhanced remediation conducted in fractured rock
    Kyle M Stephenson
    Department of Civil Engineering, Queen s University, Ellis Hall, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Contam Hydrol 82:220-40. 2006
    ..injection and water/vapour extraction pilot study was conducted at the former Loring Air Force Base in northern Maine, USA...
  84. ncbi Hazardous waste site frequency: use of the capture-recapture method
    J H Lange
    Envirosafe Training and Consultants, Pittsburgh, PA 15239, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 19:109-13. 2003
    ..ascertainment and undercounts of non-national priority listed hazardous waste sites in the states of Arizona, Maine and Pennsylvania...
  85. ncbi Molecular quantification of toxic Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine
    Madeline Galac
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Biol Bull 205:231-2. 2003
  86. ncbi Comparison of ultraviolet absorbance, chemiluminescence, and DOAS instruments for ambient ozone monitoring
    E J Williams
    Chemical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, NOAA, Boulder, Colorado 80305, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5755-62. 2006
    ..of 1999 and 2000 at urban/industrial sites in Nashville and Houston, and in 2004 aboard a ship in the Gulf of Maine. In the two urban areas, we also compared the 03 measurements from these two methods with O3 measurements made by ..
  87. ncbi Gulfwatch: monitoring spatial and temporal patterns of trace metal and organic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine (1991-1997) with the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis L
    M E Chase
    Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 42:491-505. 2001
    ..the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is used as an indicator of the level and extent of contamination in the Gulf of Maine. Since 1991, trace metals, PAHs, PCBs, and OC pesticides have been measured in mussel tissues at 56 sites...
  88. pmc The precursors of governance in the Maine lobster fishery
    James Wilson
    School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15212-7. 2007
    ..The Maine lobster fishery is an instructive example of biological and technological circumstances combining with individual ..
  89. ncbi High proportions of nonpathogenic Streptomyces are associated with common scab-resistant potato lines and less severe disease
    Leslie A Wanner
    USDA ARS Genetic Improvement of Fruit and Vegetable Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Can J Microbiol 53:1062-75. 2007
    ..from potato tubers with common scab lesions from 2 fields over a 3 year period in Minnesota and a 5 year period in Maine. Isolates were obtained from different potato cultivars or breeding lines and types of scab lesions...
  90. ncbi Detecting change in the composition of multispecies community
    A R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biometrics 50:556-65. 1994
    ..The approach is based on a modification of a method for trend extraction from ordinary multiple time series. Two applications to a Northwest Atlantic ecosystem are described...
  91. ncbi Inferring resource distributions from Atlantic bluefin tuna movements: an analysis based on net displacement and length of track
    Ryan Gutenkunst
    Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 2501, USA
    J Theor Biol 245:243-57. 2007
    We use observed movement tracks of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine and mathematical modeling of this movement to identify possible resource patches...
  92. ncbi Scale-dependent inhibition drives regular tussock spacing in a freshwater marsh
    Johan van de Koppel
    Spatial Ecology Department, Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, P O Box 140, NL 4400 AC Yerseke, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 168:E136-47. 2006
    ..Our study underlines the importance of scale-dependent feedback in the formation of regular spatial patterning in ecosystems...
  93. pmc The functional integrity of normally forested landscapes: a proposal for an index of environmental capital
    George M Woodwell
    Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13600-5. 2002
    ..extractive reserves in Acre, Brazil (100), the once-forested landscape of Haiti (0), and a managed forest stand in Maine. The analyses offer a scalar system for defining how well landowners and governments are protecting the public's ..
  94. ncbi Weighing the evidence of ecological risk from chemical contamination in the estuarine environment adjacent to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine, USA
    Robert K Johnston
    Marine Environmental Support Office, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, California 92152 6326, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:182-94. 2002
    ..areas adjacent to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, located at the mouth of the Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire and Maine, USA...
  95. ncbi Past states of continuous-time Markov models for ecological communities
    Matthew Spencer
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Math Biosci 211:299-313. 2008
    ..We show how to distinguish between different ways in which a state can have high successional rank. We apply our results to a marine subtidal community...
  96. ncbi Trends in smoking before, during, and after pregnancy - Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), United States, 31 sites, 2000-2005
    Van T Tong
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-29. 2009
    ..During 2000-2004, an estimated 174,000 women in the United States died annually from smoking-attributable causes, and an estimated 776 infants died annually from causes attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy...
  97. ncbi Intraoperative red blood cell transfusion during coronary artery bypass graft surgery increases the risk of postoperative low-output heart failure
    Stephen D Surgenor
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756
    Circulation 114:I43-8. 2006
    ..The impact of intraoperative red blood cell (RBC) transfusion to treat anemia during surgery is less understood. We examined the relationship between anemia during CPB, RBC transfusion, and risk of low-output heart failure (LOF)...
  98. ncbi A review of dioxins/furans and methyl mercury in fish from the Penobscot river, located near Lincoln, Maine
    Robert L Williams
    US Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 32, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 23:147-53. 2007
    ..was requested to review the analytical results of tissue samples from fish caught in the Penobscot river in Maine, calculate fish consumption limits and provide a public health opinion regarding the health implications ..
  99. ncbi Air pollution, weather, and respiratory emergency room visits in two northern New England cities: an ecological time-series study
    Adam M Wilson
    Climate Change Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire, Morse Hall, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Environ Res 97:312-21. 2005
    ..compared with daily sulfur dioxide (SO2), ozone (O3), and weather variables over the period 1998-2000 in Portland, Maine (population 248,000), and 1996-2000 in Manchester, New Hampshire (population 176,000)...
  100. ncbi Mitral valve repair and replacement in northern New England
    Edward R Nowicki
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Dartmouth Medical College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Am Heart J 145:1058-62. 2003
    ..A retrospective regional study was conducted to identify changes in patient and disease characteristics and in population-based rates for mitral valve repair and replacement in northern New England...
  101. ncbi Neonatal health care costs related to smoking during pregnancy
    E Kathleen Adams
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Econ 11:193-206. 2002
    ..The goal of this study is to use data on smoking behavior, birth outcomes and resource utilization to estimate neonatal costs attributable to maternal smoking during pregnancy...

Research Grants75

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  4. 2011 Nucleic Acids Gordon Research Conference
    Christopher D Lima; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of the Gordon Research Conference series to be held June 5-10, 2011 at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine. The Gordon Research Conference on Nucleic Acids was established more than 50 years ago and since that time, ..
  5. Delivery of Polyphenols in Gum for Treatment of Gingivitis
    Craig S Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..encompassing collaborations between the agriculture industry, oral biologists, small business, and Tom's of Maine, a large healthcare company that focuses on all-natural products, that together will lead to the manufacture and ..
  6. 2013 Elastin, Elastic Fibers &Microfibrils Gordon Research Conference &Gordon R
    Zsolt Urban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from July 20th - 21st (GRS) and July 21st - 26th (GRC) 2013 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. This biennial conference represents the leading international forum for knowledge exchange and dissemination of ..
  7. Kidney Donor Outcomes Cohort (KDOC) Study
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To accomplish 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 ..
  8. 2010 Gordon Research Conference on Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Dise
    Edward Conway; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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...
  9. 2011 Apoptotic Cell Recognition and Clearance Gordon Research Conference and Gord
    Adam Lacy-Hulbert; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Research Seminar on Apoptotic Cell Recognition &Clearance, to be held from July 16-22, 2011 at Bates College, Maine will deal with this issue...
  10. 2012 Thiol-based Redox Regulation &Signaling GRC and GRS
    Leslie B Poole; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Gordon Research Seminar) on Thiol-based Redox Regulation and signaling to be held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, from July 28th to August 3rd, 2012...
  11. Skeletal Phenotyping of KOMP Mice
    Dong Guk Shin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A three-site multi-investigator workflow has been established. Dr. Ackert-Bicknell at The Jackson Laboratory in Maine will receive breeder mice from the KO lines that have been animated, breed, genotyped and examined at that site...
  12. Babesiosis Emergence in the United States
    MARIA ANA DIUK-WASSER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While Lyme disease has expanded dramatically over the past thirty years and now is endemic from Maine to Virginia, babesiosis cases appears to be expanding at a slower rate for reasons that are not understood...
  13. Diffraction Methods in Molecular Biology Gordon Research Conference
    NANCY RYAN GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research Conference (GRC) on "Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology" to be held at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine from 7/18/2010 - 7/23/2010...
  14. Comparative Biology of Tissue Repair, Regeneration and Aging
    Kevin Strange; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..strategic scientific Vision of the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), and builds on the MDIBL and Maine INBRE success stories and on MDIBL's longstanding and increasingly important expertise in comparative ..
  15. 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...
  16. 2013 Nucleic Acids Gordon Research Conference
    Rachel Green; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the Gordon Research Conference series to be held June 2 -7, 2013, at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine. The Gordon Research Conference on Nucleic Acids was established more than 50 years ago and since that time, ..
  17. Expanding and Enhancing All Payer Claims Data Base System Capacity in States
    DENISE ELAINE LOVE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..1 Maryland, Maine, Kansas, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Utah, Oregon, Minnesota, Tennessee, Colorado, New York, Rhode ..
  18. 2011 Elastin and Elastic Fibers GRS GRC
    Richard A Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Seminar on Elastin and Elastic Fibers to be held July 23-29, 2011 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. This is the leading international research conference on elastin and elastic fibers, which are critical ..
  19. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    SILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Maine).
  20. Identifying Risk Factors and Improving Risk Assessment for Nephrolithiasis
    Eric N Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..we will determine whether spot urine samples scaled to 24-hour urine creatinine can reliably substitute for repeat 24-hour urine quantifications of lithogenic factors i 80 free-living individuals from the Maine Medical Center KS clinic.
  21. 2012 Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration &Disease Gordon Conference
    Raphael Kopan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration &Disease meeting, to be held August 12-17, 2012 at Bates College, Maine, will address an unmet need in the American scientific community, both academic and industrial...
  22. Origins of Renal Physiology
    Mark L Zeidel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Renal Physiology, September 3-10, 2011, at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), in Bar Harbor, Maine. The proposed course provides renal fellows, residents who will enter nephrology, and junior faculty, with hands-..
  23. Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion Among Native American Women
    Elizabeth Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in Northern California, the tribal nations and pueblos of New Mexico, and the Maliseets and surrounding tribes in Maine. We propose to conduct one-on-one semi-structured interviews with NA adolescent and adult women ages 16 to 35 in ..
  24. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    MARTHA L HENSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to reduce ..
  25. Advancing Infrastructure to Study the Impact of Diabetes Prevention Activities in
    ELSIE JOAN FREEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. antipsychotics) may modify outcomes for medical conditions (e.g. diabetes). Maine has undertaken significant integrated care initiatives to improve physical and behavioral health outcomes for ..
  26. 2011 Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins Gordon Research Conference
    James J Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In 2011, the conference will convene at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, June 12 - 17...
  27. Regulation of Mdmx stability and subcellular localization by ubiquitination
    Wei Gu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mdmx knockout mice die even in the presence of Mdm2 and this lethality is also rescued by inactivation of p53 (Maine et al., 2007)...
  28. Murine Models for Studying Human Colon Cancer
    Richard P Woychik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To this end, the meeting proposed in this application will be hosted by The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor Maine on October 19-22, 2010...
  29. Evaluating the Effectiveness of an HIT Self-Management Program for Chronic Diseas
    Barbara Sorondo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..evaluation of innovative, comprehensive use of HIT has relevance for advancing our mission, which is: "Eastern Maine Medical Center provides exceptional primary and specialty healthcare with a passionate pursuit of excellence in ..
  30. Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese
    Joseph H Graziano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Community Engagement Core (CEC) entitled "Promoting As Testing and Treatment to Reduce Health Risks for Residents in Maine." The CEC has developed naturally from our past biomedical and geochemical As research in Maine.
  31. Prescription Opioid Therapy in Maine: Geographic Determinants and Variation in a
    CHRISTINA T HOLT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Maine witnessed a 22% increase in opioid prescriptions written from 2005-2010, and the Maine Medical Examiner reported ..
  32. QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Jason H Moore; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Unfortunately, the research institutions in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont are in a largely rural setting have not kept pace those in larger metropolitan areas ..
  33. Diversity Action Plan for Mouse Genome Database
    Janan T Eppig; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Bar Harbor, Maine, proposes a summer research internship for four students per year from underrepresented groups to pursue research projects in bioinformatics, under ..
  34. 2012 Diffraction Methods in Molecular Biology Gordon Research Conference
    Ana Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Research Conference (GRC) on "Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology" to be held at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine from July 15-20, 2012...
  35. BiomedWorks: How doctors use evidence-based medicine;Phase I and II submission
    Walter C Allan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Each vignette will be filmed on site at Maine Medical Center using attending and resident physicians and third year medical students...
  36. QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Jason H Moore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Unfortunately, the research institutions in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont are in a largely rural setting have not kept pace those in larger metropolitan areas ..
  37. Summer Research Experience in Neurobiology
    Robert W Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Bar Harbor, Maine, proposes a summer research experience for six high school students and undergraduates to pursue basic research in neurobiology, under the mentorship ..
  38. 2010 Hemostasis Gordon Research Conference and/or Gordon Research Seminar
    Nigel Mackman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The last two highly successful Hemostasis GRCs were held at Colby College, Maine in 2006 and Waterville Valley, New Hampshire in 2008...
  39. 2010 Gordon Res Conference on Epilepsy & Mechanisms of Neuronal Synchronization
    John R Huguenard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization to be held August 8-13, 2010 at Colby College in Maine. The main goal of the study of seizures is to identify the mechanisms underlying synchronous electrical discharges ..
  40. Mount Desert Island Stem Cell Symposium
    LEONARD IRA ZON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), and the Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI) propose to continue the eight-year-old Mount Desert Island Stem Cell ..
  41. 2010 Signal Transduction By Engineered Extracellular Matrices; Gordon Research Co
    Christopher S Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The 2010 meeting will be held June 27 to July 2, 2010 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. Nine seminar sessions will be held in which leading researchers will present recent data on a variety of topics ..
  42. Origins of Renal Physiology
    Mark L Zeidel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Origins of Renal Physiology," at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), in Bar Harbor, Maine. The course will be held the first week of September 2011 through 2015...
  43. 2010 "Synaptic Transmission" Gordon Research Conference
    Pablo E Castillo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conference series to be held at the University of New England Campus on the US Atlantic coast in Biddeford, Maine during the week of July 25-30, 2010...
  44. Summer Research Experience in Cancer Biology and Genomics for Undergraduates
    Leonard D Shultz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), a non-profit mammalian genetics research institute in Bar Harbor, Maine, proposes a Short-term Research Experience Program for six undergraduates a year to pursue summer research ..
  45. A Web Tutor to Help Women Decide About Testing for Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
    Christopher R Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..are Nananda Col MD, breast cancer expert and director of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, and genetic counselor Sara Knapke...
  46. Annual Short Course on Systems Genetics
    Gary A Churchill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by an intensive 6-day course to be offered in the Fall of each year at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor Maine. Students will be chosen for their outstanding research potential in fields relevant to the course and will ..
  47. Health Research Conference: A focus on Native and First Nations of the Northeast
    David Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In the U.S., the Northeast region represents states such as New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. It also represents provinces in Canada, such as Ontario and Quebec...
  48. Impact of mental illness and/or substance abuse on diabetes intervention and outc
    ELSIE JOAN FREEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will lay the foundation for Maine's efforts to identify and implement more effective, integrated and person centered interventions to promote ..
  49. 2012 Auditory System Gordon Research Conference &Gordon Research Seminar
    DAN HARVEY SANES; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The 2012 GRC on "The Auditory System" will be held July 8-13, 2012 at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, an ideal academic setting for encouraging intense and invigorating discussions in a collegial atmosphere...
  50. Workshop on Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease
    JOHN B MACAULEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the workshop "Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease" to be held at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine on September 19-24, 2012...
  51. Coming Together on Epilepsy Genetics: From Human to Model Organisms, and Back
    Wayne N Frankel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..organisms and back" will take place at The Jackson Laboratory's Highseas Conference Center in Bar Harbor Maine on October 9th - 11th 2011...
  52. The Mouse as an Instrument for Ear Research V
    Kenneth R Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the workshop "The Mouse as an Instrument for Ear Research V" to be held at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine on September 30, 2012 - October 4, 2012...
  53. COURSE IN MEDICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MAMMALIAN GENETICS
    Juergen K Naggert; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Short Course that will take place during the last two weeks in July at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The general format will consist of morning and evening lectures plus two hours of afternoon workshops and ..
  54. Incentives in Public Addiction Treatment: Testing Design and Enhancing Impact
    Sharon Reif; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In 2007, Maine implemented a 2nd-generation PBC system with financial incentives for outpatient programs that receive federal ..
  55. RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MEDICATION USE IN US NURSING HOMES
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..recipients in 2,040 nursing homes in six states (New York, Mississippi, South Dakota, Kansas, Ohio, and Maine), we will focus on newly admitted residents at least 65 years of age with conditions for which pharmacologic ..
  56. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex (U45)
    DOUGLAS A FEIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE), Portland, Maine, in partnership with the Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), a current NIEHS awardee located in ..
  57. INBRE:URI: ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    Zahir A Shaikh; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The next full-day NECC meeting will be held at the University of Maine, Orono in March to discuss present status of the fiber projects, and collaborative research...
  58. BACK PAIN OUTCOME ASSESSMENT TEAM
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..clinical departments of the School of Medicine, by the Group Health Cooperative (HMO) of Puget Sound, and by the Maine Medical Assessment Foundation...
  59. Workshop on Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease
    JOHN B MACAULEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the workshop "Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease" to be held at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine on September 15-20, 2013...
  60. MDIBL STEER: Pathways of Chemical Action in Human Disease
    Bruce A Stanton; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Membrane Toxicity Studies (CMTS) at MDIBL propose a Short-Term Educational Experience for Research (STEER) for six Maine high school students...
  61. 2009 Cellular Osmoregulation: Sensors, Transducers & Regulators GRC
    PAUL YANCEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..on Cellular Osmoregulation and Mechanotransduction (July 5-10, 2009, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine)...
  62. 2011 Carbohydrates Gordon Research Conference
    Robert J Woods; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..partial support for a meeting on Carbohydrates as a Gordon Research Conference to be held at Colby College in Maine from June 19-24, 2011...
  63. Internet Connection for Health Related Institutions
    Kathryn Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..who serve as Rural Medicine faculty for both the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Maine Statewide AHEC System...
  64. Integrating CAM into a Family Medicine Residency Program
    ANN SKELTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..this proposal is to design, implement and evaluate an educational program in CAM for family practice residents at Maine Medical Center...
  65. Biocontainment Laboratory/Biodefense/Infectious Disease
    Michael Dockter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of the Region 4 Research Center of Excellence (RCE) and, more broadly, researchers from major institutions from Maine to Minnesota (Regions 1, 3, 5, and 6)...
  66. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN RURAL MAINE
    GWENDOLYN ZAHNER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..to conduct a three-year prospective study of a population-based cohort of children ages 4 to 11 living in rural Maine. The objectives are two pronged: I) to study the prevalence, persistence, and incidence of clinical and sub-..
  67. NEW MODELS FOR COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF GONADAL TUMORS
    REBECCA VAN BENEDEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Environmental exposures have been implicated in contributing to gonadal tumors in eastern Maine softshell clams (M. arenaria); tumor prevalence as high as 40% has been observed in some feral populations...
  68. NEW VISIONS ON PROSTATE CANCER
    JAMES KARR; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..on prostate cancer which is planned to be held on October 21-24, 1999 at the Black Point Inn in Prouts Neck, Maine. The Prouts Neck meetings on prostate cancer have become internationally renowned for their overall excellence in ..
  69. Mechanosensory Transduction Gordon Conference
    Paul Blount; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This conference will be held July 22 - 27, 2007 at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine. About 100 attendees including 29 speakers and 13 discussion leaders are anticipated to attend...
  70. CASE-CONTROL STUDY OF SAWMILL INJURIES IN MAINE
    Laura Punnett; Fiscal Year: 1991
    Lumber and wood products processing is the second largest industry in the state of Maine, with an annual average employment of approximately 13,500 workers...
  71. 2009 Vitamin B12 and Corphins Gordon Conference
    CATHERINE DRENNAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..this European site (in 2005 it was held in Oxford) and the sites in the United States (in 2007 in Biddeford, Maine), reflecting the sizeable communities in the field of vitamin B12 and Corphins on both continents...
  72. THE MAINE AHCPR RURAL CENTER
    David Hartley; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The Maine/AHCPR Rural Center (Rural Center), a consortium of health sciences and state health policy organizations, will ..
  73. HEALTH, QUALITY OF CARE AND NURSING HOME CHOICE
    Andrew Foster; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..information on all residents and nursing homes in five states (New York, Mississippi, Kansas, South Dakota, and Maine)...
  74. Improving HIT Implementation in a Rural Health System
    Daniel Mingle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Maine General Health (MGH) is a rural Health System in Central Maine committed to the implementation of an outpatient electronic medical record (EMR)...
  75. MAINE LUMBAR SPINE STUDY
    Robert Keller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: This proposed follow-up study is a competitive renewal of the Maine Lumbar Spine Study (MLSS)...