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  1. pmc Engaging and recruiting counties in an experiment on implementing evidence-based practice in California
    Patricia Chamberlain
    Center for Research to Practice, 392 E 3rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:250-60. 2008
  2. ncbi Cigarette smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: how serious a problem? (United States)
    Hao Tang
    California Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:797-803. 2004
  3. ncbi Impact of a century of climate change on small-mammal communities in Yosemite National Park, USA
    Craig Moritz
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Science 322:261-4. 2008
  4. ncbi Factors associated with death or hospitalization due to pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    JAMA 302:1896-902. 2009
  5. pmc The 2006 California heat wave: impacts on hospitalizations and emergency department visits
    Kim Knowlton
    Health and Environment Program, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, New York 10011 4231, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:61-7. 2009
  6. ncbi Molecular and biogeochemical evidence for ammonia oxidation by marine Crenarchaeota in the Gulf of California
    J Michael Beman
    Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    ISME J 2:429-41. 2008
  7. ncbi Seasonal transmission of bluetongue virus by Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) at a southern California dairy and evaluation of vectorial capacity as a predictor of bluetongue virus transmission
    A C Gerry
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:197-209. 2001
  8. ncbi A multicounty analysis identifying the populations vulnerable to mortality associated with high ambient temperature in California
    Rupa Basu
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:632-7. 2008
  9. ncbi Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007
  10. pmc Genetic variation of Citrus tristeza virus isolates from California and Spain: evidence for mixed infections and recombination
    L Rubio
    Plant Pathology Department, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Virol 75:8054-62. 2001

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  1. pmc Engaging and recruiting counties in an experiment on implementing evidence-based practice in California
    Patricia Chamberlain
    Center for Research to Practice, 392 E 3rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:250-60. 2008
    ..Foster Care (an evidence-based intervention that crosses child public service systems) in 40 non-early adopting California counties is described...
  2. ncbi Cigarette smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: how serious a problem? (United States)
    Hao Tang
    California Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:797-803. 2004
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  3. ncbi Impact of a century of climate change on small-mammal communities in Yosemite National Park, USA
    Craig Moritz
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Science 322:261-4. 2008
    ..Grinnell's early-20th century survey across a 3000-meter-elevation gradient that spans Yosemite National Park, California, USA...
  4. ncbi Factors associated with death or hospitalization due to pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    JAMA 302:1896-902. 2009
    Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) emerged rapidly in California in April 2009. Preliminary comparisons with seasonal influenza suggest that pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) disproportionately affects younger ages and causes generally mild disease.
  5. pmc The 2006 California heat wave: impacts on hospitalizations and emergency department visits
    Kim Knowlton
    Health and Environment Program, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, New York 10011 4231, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:61-7. 2009
    ..Climate models project that heat waves will increase in frequency and severity. Despite many studies of mortality from heat waves, few studies have examined morbidity...
  6. ncbi Molecular and biogeochemical evidence for ammonia oxidation by marine Crenarchaeota in the Gulf of California
    J Michael Beman
    Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    ISME J 2:429-41. 2008
    ..and AOB abundances by quantitative PCR analysis of ammonia monooxygenase subunit A (amoA) genes, in the Gulf of California. Based on markedly different archaeal amoA sequence types in the upper water column (60 m) and oxygen minimum ..
  7. ncbi Seasonal transmission of bluetongue virus by Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) at a southern California dairy and evaluation of vectorial capacity as a predictor of bluetongue virus transmission
    A C Gerry
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:197-209. 2001
    ..sonorensis Wirth & Jones for the transmission of bluetongue (BLU) virus was examined at a southern California dairy from January 1995 to December 1997...
  8. ncbi A multicounty analysis identifying the populations vulnerable to mortality associated with high ambient temperature in California
    Rupa Basu
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:632-7. 2008
    ..between ambient temperature and mortality has been established worldwide, including the authors' prior study in California. Here, they examined cause-specific mortality, age, race/ethnicity, gender, and educational level to identify ..
  9. ncbi Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007
    ..The triple-negative phenotype is important because of its relation to the basal-like subtype of breast cancer...
  10. pmc Genetic variation of Citrus tristeza virus isolates from California and Spain: evidence for mixed infections and recombination
    L Rubio
    Plant Pathology Department, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Virol 75:8054-62. 2001
    ..variation of four genomic regions within and between 30 Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) isolates from Spain and California. Our analyses showed that most isolates contained a population of sequence variants, with one being predominant...
  11. ncbi Invasive annual grasses indirectly increase virus incidence in California native perennial bunchgrasses
    Carolyn M Malmstrom
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Oecologia 145:153-64. 2005
    In California valley grasslands, Avena fatua L. and other exotic annual grasses have largely displaced native perennial bunchgrasses such as Elymus glaucus Buckley and Nassella pulchra (A. Hitchc.) Barkworth...
  12. pmc A public health model for the molecular surveillance of HIV transmission in San Diego, California
    Davey M Smith
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0679, USA
    AIDS 23:225-32. 2009
    ..Here, we investigate how molecular epidemiology can be used to identify highly related HIV networks within a population and how voluntary contact tracing of sexual partners can be used to selectively target these networks...
  13. pmc Maternal residence near agricultural pesticide applications and autism spectrum disorders among children in the California Central Valley
    Eric M Roberts
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, California 94804, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1482-9. 2007
    ..Ambient levels of pesticides ("pesticide drift") are detectable at residences near agricultural field sites...
  14. ncbi Incidence and prevalence of uveitis in Northern California; the Northern California Epidemiology of Uveitis Study
    David C Gritz
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:491-500; discussion 500. 2004
    To determine the incidence and prevalence of uveitis in a large, well-defined population in Northern California.
  15. pmc Health effects of the 2003 Southern California wildfires on children
    Nino Kunzli
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1221-8. 2006
    In late October 2003, Southern California wildfires burned more than 3,000 km2. The wildfires produced heavy smoke that affected several communities participating in the University of Southern California Children's Health Study (CHS).
  16. pmc Association between local traffic-generated air pollution and preeclampsia and preterm delivery in the south coast air basin of California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 7555, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1773-9. 2009
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that air pollution adversely affects pregnancy outcomes. Yet few studies have examined how local traffic-generated emissions affect preeclampsia in addition to preterm birth...
  17. pmc Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feral swine near spinach fields and cattle, central California coast
    Michele T Jay
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1908-11. 2007
    ..and surface waterways with Escherichia coli O157:H7 after a nationwide outbreak traced to bagged spinach from California. Isolates from feral swine, cattle, surface water, sediment, and soil at 1 ranch were matched to the outbreak ..
  18. ncbi Food insecurity is associated with increased risk of obesity in California women
    Elizabeth J Adams
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Nutr 133:1070-4. 2003
    ..Patterns of food insecurity in California women are described and relationships between food insecurity and obesity (body mass index > or = 30 kg/m(2)) ..
  19. ncbi Weather changes associated with hospitalizations for cardiovascular diseases and stroke in California, 1983-1998
    K L Ebi
    Exponent Health Group, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 355, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Int J Biometeorol 49:48-58. 2004
    ..hospitalizations for acute myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, congestive heart failure, and stroke in three California regions...
  20. ncbi Partial compliance and risk of rehospitalization among California Medicaid patients with schizophrenia
    Peter J Weiden
    State University of New York in Brooklyn, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:886-91. 2004
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between compliance with an antipsychotic medication regimen and risk of hospitalization in a cohort of California Medicaid patients with schizophrenia.
  21. ncbi Human impacts, plant invasion, and imperiled plant species in California
    Eric W Seabloom
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:1338-50. 2006
    ..Here, we examine the distribution of 834 of the more than 1000 exotic plant taxa that have become established in California, USA...
  22. ncbi Relationships between air pollution and preterm birth in California
    Mary Huynh
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:454-61. 2006
    ..PM(2.5) and CO monitoring data from the California Air Resources Board were linked to California birth certificate data for singletons born in 1999-2000...
  23. pmc Time-space clustering of human brucellosis, California, 1973-1992
    Geoffrey T Fosgate
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:672-8. 2002
    Infection with Brucella spp. continues to pose a human health risk in California despite great strides in eradicating the disease from domestic animals...
  24. pmc Cigarette advertising and promotional strategies in retail outlets: results of a statewide survey in California
    E C Feighery
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Tob Control 10:184-8. 2001
    ..To examine the extent and types of cigarette advertising materials in stores and to assess tobacco company compliance with the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)...
  25. ncbi High subclinical West Nile virus incidence among nonvaccinated horses in northern California associated with low vector abundance and infection
    Carrie F Nielsen
    Graduate Group in Epidemiology, Center for Vectorborne Diseases, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, and Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:45-52. 2008
    ..abundance and infection were monitored 3 days per week at an equine research facility at the University of California, Davis...
  26. pmc Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California
    Michael Cooley
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1159. 2007
    ..produce outbreaks were documented in the United States, with nearly half traced to lettuce or spinach grown in California. Outbreaks between 2002 and 2006 induced investigations of possible sources of pre-harvest contamination on ..
  27. ncbi Increases in deep ocean ambient noise in the Northeast Pacific west of San Nicolas Island, California
    Mark A McDonald
    WhaleAcoustics, 11430 Rist Canyon Road, Bellvue, Colorado 80512, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:711-8. 2006
    ..Continuous measurements west of San Nicolas Island, California, over 138 days, spanning 2003-2004 are compared to measurements made during the 1960s at the same site...
  28. pmc Prostatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Iona Cheng
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, Hawai i, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8736. 2010
    ..STDs, and prostate cancer among African American, Asian American, Latino, and White participants of the California Men's Health Study...
  29. pmc Performance of prediction models for BRCA mutation carriage in three racial/ethnic groups: findings from the Northern California Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Allison W Kurian
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1084-91. 2009
    ..Two widely used models, BRCAPRO and BOADICEA, were developed using data from non-Hispanic Whites (NHW), but their accuracies have not been evaluated in other racial/ethnic populations...
  30. ncbi Relative frequency of central odontogenic tumors: a study of 1,088 cases from Northern California and comparison to studies from other parts of the world
    Amos Buchner
    Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1343-52. 2006
    ..To determine the relative frequency of central odontogenic tumors in relation to all biopsy specimens and to one another in an oral pathology biopsy service and to compare the data with previous studies from different parts of the world...
  31. ncbi A southern California freeway is a physical and social barrier to gene flow in carnivores
    Seth P D Riley
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 621 Charles Young Dr South, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:1733-41. 2006
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  32. ncbi Severe 2009 H1N1 influenza in pregnant and postpartum women in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:27-35. 2010
    ..Like previous epidemic and pandemic diseases, 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) may pose an increased risk of severe illness in pregnant women...
  33. pmc Resilience and patterns of health risk behaviors in California adolescents
    Ritesh Mistry
    University of California, Los Angeles UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, USA
    Prev Med 48:291-7. 2009
    ..Assess whether adolescent health risk behaviors cluster, and whether resiliency factors are associated with observed clusters...
  34. ncbi A comparison of LMP-based and ultrasound-based estimates of gestational age using linked California livebirth and prenatal screening records
    Patricia M Dietz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:62-71. 2007
    ..To characterise this misclassification, we compared gestational age estimates based on LMP from California birth certificates with those based on early ultrasound from a California linked Statewide Expanded Alpha-..
  35. pmc The University of California, San Francisco Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment score: a straightforward and reliable preoperative predictor of disease recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1938-42. 2005
    ..We devised a novel risk assessment tool which would be a strong predictor of outcome across various levels of risk, and which could be easily applied and intuitively understood...
  36. ncbi Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from a coastal region of California
    Kevin Holden
    Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:534-9. 2003
    ..phagocytophilum and E. chaffeensis in D. occidentalis ticks from California This study represents the first extensive survey of Lyme and the ehrlichial diseases across multiple areas of ..
  37. pmc The relationship of respiratory and cardiovascular hospital admissions to the southern California wildfires of 2003
    R J Delfino
    Epidemiology Department, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, 100 Theory Drive, Irvine, CA 92617 7555, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:189-97. 2009
    ..The relationship of cardiorespiratory hospital admissions (n = 40 856) to wildfire-related particulate matter (PM(2.5)) during catastrophic wildfires in southern California in October 2003 was evaluated.
  38. pmc Parkinson's disease and residential exposure to maneb and paraquat from agricultural applications in the central valley of California
    Sadie Costello
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:919-26. 2009
    ..validated an exposure assessment tool based on geographic information systems that integrated information from California Pesticide Use Reports and land-use maps to estimate historical exposure to agricultural pesticides in the ..
  39. ncbi Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: evidence from the California Teachers Study
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:29-37. 2004
    ..To date, literature addressing this question has been mixed, and the question has seldom been examined in large prospective study designs...
  40. ncbi Elevated house dust and serum concentrations of PBDEs in California: unintended consequences of furniture flammability standards?
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8158-64. 2008
    ..in North America than Europe; but little is known about exposure variation within North America, where California's furniture flammability standard affects PBDE use...
  41. ncbi Patterns of pesticide use in California and the implications for strategies for reduction of pesticides
    Lynn Epstein
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8680, USA
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 41:351-75. 2003
    We used the California Pesticide Use Reports to study use of fungicides, bactericides, fumigants, and selected insecticides, primarily for vegetable, fruit, and nut production in California from 1993 to 2000...
  42. pmc Wolbachia and cytoplasmic incompatibility in the California Culex pipiens mosquito species complex: parameter estimates and infection dynamics in natural populations
    Jason L Rasgon
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Genetics 165:2029-38. 2003
    ..Our study had four goals: (1) quantify the number of Wolbachia strains circulating in the California Culex pipiens species complex, (2) investigate Wolbachia infection frequencies and distribution in natural ..
  43. ncbi Registry-based case-control study of cancer in California firefighters
    Michael N Bates
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:339-44. 2007
    ..Previous studies have been small, mostly investigated cancer mortality, and suggested increased risks for brain, bladder, testicular, prostate, thyroid and colo-rectal cancers, leukemia, and melanoma...
  44. ncbi Incidence and effects of West Nile virus infection in vaccinated and unvaccinated horses in California
    Ian A Gardner
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Res 38:109-16. 2007
    ..used to estimate the incidence of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in a group of unvaccinated horses (n = 37) in California and compare the effects of natural WNV infection in these unvaccinated horses to a group of co-mingled ..
  45. pmc Disability and preventive cancer screening: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    Anthony Ramirez
    University of California Los Angeles Center for Health Policy Research and the California Health Interview Survey, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2057-64. 2005
    We sought to evaluate preventive cancer screening compliance among adults with disability in California.
  46. pmc Ethnic differences in in-hospital place of death among older adults in California: effects of individual and contextual characteristics and medical resource supply
    Nuha A Lackan
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Med Care 47:138-45. 2009
    ..To date, no study has investigated the role of both individual characteristics and contextual characteristics, including local health care environments, to explain ethnic differentials in end-of-life care...
  47. pmc Influence of American acculturation on cigarette smoking behaviors among Asian American subpopulations in California
    Ning An
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:579-87. 2008
    Using combined data from the population-based 2001 and 2003 California Health Interview Surveys, we examined ethnic and gender-specific smoking behaviors and the effect of three acculturation indicators on cigarette smoking behavior and ..
  48. pmc The association between contextual socioeconomic factors and prevalent asthma in a cohort of Southern California school children
    Ketan Shankardass
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1792-806. 2007
    ..the relationship of prevalent asthma to community-level indicators of SEP among 5762 children in 12 Southern California communities, using a multilevel random effects model...
  49. ncbi The role of organochlorines in cancer-associated mortality in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus)
    Gina M Ylitalo
    Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:30-9. 2005
    Wild California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) have an unusually high prevalence of neoplasms (18% of stranded dead adults) and high levels of contaminants...
  50. pmc Comparison of the nucleotide sequences of 16S rRNA, 444 Ep-ank, and groESL heat shock operon genes in naturally occurring Ehrlichia equi and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis agent isolates from Northern California
    J S Chae
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1364-9. 2000
    ..occurring isolates of Ehrlichia equi in horses and two human granulocytic ehrlichiosis agent isolates in California for sequence diversity in three genes...
  51. ncbi Pheromone-based mating disruption of Planococcus ficus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in California vineyards
    Vaughn M Walton
    Division of Organisms and Environment, Center for Biological Control, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    J Econ Entomol 99:1280-90. 2006
    ..to test a mating disruption program for the mealybug Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in California vineyards...
  52. ncbi Analysis of olive fly invasion in California based on microsatellite markers
    N E Zygouridis
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Heredity (Edinb) 102:402-12. 2009
    ..Even though olive production has a century-old history in California, the olive fly was first detected in the Los Angeles area in 1998...
  53. pmc Emissions pathways, climate change, and impacts on California
    Katharine Hayhoe
    ATMOS Research and Consulting, 809 West Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN 46601, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:12422-7. 2004
    ..lowest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emissions pathways for climate change and associated impacts in California. Based on climate projections from two state-of-the-art climate models with low and medium sensitivity (Parallel ..
  54. ncbi Persistent diarrhea, arthritis, and other complications of enteric infections: a pilot survey based on California FoodNet surveillance, 1998-1999
    Judy R Rees
    California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S311-7. 2004
    ..We determined the frequency of self-reported complications of enteric infections in a pilot study in the California site of the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network...
  55. ncbi Human influence on California fire regimes
    Alexandra D Syphard
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:1388-402. 2007
    ..the integrity and species composition of many ecosystems, including the mediterranean-climate shrublands of California. However, human activities alter natural fire regimes, which can lead to cascading ecological effects...
  56. ncbi Developing epidemic of melanoma in the Hispanic population of California
    Myles G Cockburn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Cancer 106:1162-8. 2006
    Hispanics comprise almost one-third of the population of California, are the most rapidly increasing racial/ethnic group in the state, and represent almost one-third of all Hispanics in the U.S...
  57. ncbi Prevalence of active epilepsy and health-related quality of life among adults with self-reported epilepsy in California: California Health Interview Survey, 2003
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adult and Community Health, Epilepsy Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1904-13. 2007
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  58. pmc Ecophysiology of "Halarsenatibacter silvermanii" strain SLAS-1T, gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultative chemoautotrophic arsenate respirer from salt-saturated Searles Lake, California
    Jodi Switzer Blum
    U S Geological Survey, ms 480, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1950-60. 2009
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  59. pmc Archaeal and bacterial communities respond differently to environmental gradients in anoxic sediments of a California hypersaline lake, the Salton Sea
    Brandon K Swan
    Department of Earth Science and Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9630, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:757-68. 2010
    ..The differential response of archaeal and bacterial communities to salinity and carbon patterns is consistent with the hypothesis that adaptations to energy stress and availability distinguish the ecologies of these domains...
  60. ncbi Coarse particles and mortality: evidence from a multi-city study in California
    B J Malig
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:832-9. 2009
    ..the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality associated with short-term coarse particle exposure in California while addressing issues of exposure misclassification by limiting the study to those residing near a pollution ..
  61. ncbi A survey of bedside ultrasound use by emergency physicians in California
    JOHN C STEIN
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0208, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 28:757-63. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the current practice of emergency physician-performed bedside ultrasound examinations in California and to assess differences between academic and community practice.
  62. pmc Efficacy of aerial spraying of mosquito adulticide in reducing incidence of West Nile Virus, California, 2005
    Ryan M Carney
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:747-54. 2008
    Epidemic transmission of West Nile virus (WNV) in Sacramento County, California, in 2005 prompted aerial application of pyrethrin, a mosquito adulticide, over a large urban area...
  63. ncbi Persistence of mosquito-borne viruses in Kern County, California, 1983-1988
    W K Reisen
    Arbovirus Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 43:419-37. 1990
    ..Vertical transmission of HP was indicated by the isolation of virus from a pool of male Cx. tarsalis. California encephalitis (CE) virus was isolated repeatedly from host-seeking Ae...
  64. ncbi The changing prevalence of autism in California
    Lisa A Croen
    March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation California Department of Health Services, California Birth Defects Monitoring Program, Oakland 94606 5226, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:207-15. 2002
    We conducted a population-based study of eight successive California births cohorts to examine the degree to which improvements in detection and changes in diagnosis contribute to the observed increase in autism prevalence...
  65. ncbi Comparing breast cancer risk between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:60-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the similarities and differences between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters in the established risks for developing breast cancer...
  66. ncbi High-dose-rate intensity-modulated brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: California endocurietherapy's 10-year results
    D Jeffrey Demanes
    California Endocurietherapy Cancer Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1306-16. 2005
    ..To present the long-term outcome and morbidity of high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDR-BT) combined with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer...
  67. ncbi Two outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Salmonella serotype typhimurium DT104 infections linked to raw-milk cheese in Northern California
    S H Cody
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, USA
    JAMA 281:1805-10. 1999
    ..However, illnesses resulting from this strain have not been associated definitively with a source in this country...
  68. pmc Exhaled nitric oxide in a population-based study of southern California schoolchildren
    William S Linn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Respir Res 10:28. 2009
    ..Our aim was to identify significant predictors of FeNO in an initial cross-sectional survey of southern California schoolchildren, part of a larger longitudinal study of asthma incidence.
  69. ncbi Risk factors for severe pulmonary and disseminated coccidioidomycosis: Kern County, California, 1995-1996
    N E Rosenstein
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:708-15. 2001
    ..coccidioidomycosis (CM) and a case-control study for risk factors among adults were conducted in Kern County, California. From January 1995 through December 1996, 905 cases of CM were identified, for an annual incidence of 86 cases ..
  70. ncbi Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in california, 1993-2006
    Ritu Banerjee
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:450-7. 2008
    Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) is a global public health emergency. We investigated the characteristics and extent of XDR TB in California to inform public health interventions.
  71. ncbi Breast cancer risk in Hispanic agricultural workers in California
    Paul K Mills
    Cancer Registry of Central California, Fresno, California 93710, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:123-31. 2005
    In a registry-based case-control study of breast cancer in farm labor union members in California, 128 breast cancer (BC) cases newly diagnosed in 1988--2001 and 640 cancer-free controls were investigated...
  72. ncbi Treatment results and prognostic factors of advanced T3--4 laryngeal carcinoma: the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Stanford University Hospital (SUH) experience
    P F Nguyen-Tan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 50:1172-80. 2001
    ..To review the UCSF-SUH experience in the treatment of advanced T3--4 laryngeal carcinoma and to evaluate the different factors affecting locoregional control and survival...
  73. ncbi Introduction of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) in southern California and potential for its establishment
    Minoo B Madon
    Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 3919, USA
    J Vector Ecol 27:149-54. 2002
    ..S. were reported as early as 1946 and the first incidence in California was reported in 1972...
  74. ncbi Geographic variation in vector competence for West Nile virus in the Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) complex in California
    Rajeev Vaidyanathan
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:193-8. 2007
    ..pipiens/quinquefasciatus hybrids in a north-south transect of California. Samples were identified to species or as hybrid forms based on morphology of male terminalia...
  75. ncbi Pesticides and their metabolites in the homes and urine of farmworker children living in the Salinas Valley, CA
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:331-49. 2007
    ..exposures to 20 farmworker children aged 5-27 months old living in the Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California. We tested methods for collecting house dust, indoor and outdoor air, dislodgeable residues from surfaces and ..
  76. pmc Wildland forest fire smoke: health effects and intervention evaluation, Hoopa, California, 1999
    Joshua A Mott
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 17, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    West J Med 176:157-62. 2002
    ..of 1999 and to evaluate whether participation in interventions to reduce smoke exposure prevented adverse lower respiratory tract health effects among residents of the Hoopa Valley National Indian Reservation in northwestern California.
  77. ncbi Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1788-93. 2005
    ..Although there is intense interest in and optimism about pay-for-performance programs, there is little published research on pay-for-performance in health care...
  78. pmc Disparities in smoking between the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population and the general population in California
    Elisabeth P Gruskin
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1496-502. 2007
    We conducted a large, population-based study to assess tobacco use in California's lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) population.
  79. pmc Delinquent mortgages, neglected swimming pools, and West Nile virus, California
    William K Reisen
    Center for Vectorborne Diseases, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Old Davis Rd, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1747-9. 2008
    Adjustable rate mortgages and the downturn in the California housing market caused a 300% increase in notices of delinquency in Bakersfield, Kern County...
  80. ncbi Long-term inhalable particles and other air pollutants related to mortality in nonsmokers
    D E Abbey
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:373-82. 1999
    ..dioxide, ozone (O3), and nitrogen dioxide-were related to 1977-1992 mortality in a cohort of 6,338 nonsmoking California Seventh-day Adventists...
  81. ncbi Vertical transmission of West Nile Virus by three California Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) species
    Laura B Goddard
    Department of Entomology, Davis Arbovirus Research Unit, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:743-6. 2003
    Three California Culex species previously identified as efficient laboratory vectors of West Nile (WN) virus were tested for their capability to vertically transmit WN virus. Wild-caught Culex pipiens pipiens L...
  82. ncbi Enterovirus-associated encephalitis in the California encephalitis project, 1998-2005
    Ashley L Fowlkes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1685-91. 2008
    ..Encephalitis is a relatively rare presentation of enterovirus (EV) infections. Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of EV encephalitis (EVE) have not been well characterized...
  83. ncbi Estimating the mortality effect of the July 2006 California heat wave
    Bart D Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 109:614-9. 2009
    As a result of the California heat wave in July 2006, county coroners reported that the high temperatures during that period caused approximately 147 deaths...
  84. ncbi Gestational diabetes mellitus and lesser degrees of pregnancy hyperglycemia: association with increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth
    Monique M Hedderson
    Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:850-6. 2003
    ..To investigate whether different degrees of maternal glucose intolerance are associated with the risk of spontaneous preterm birth...
  85. ncbi Moyamoya disease in Washington State and California
    Ken Uchino
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 65:956-8. 2005
    The authors identified 298 diagnoses of moyamoya in California and Washington from hospital discharge databases during the period 1987 to 1998. The incidence was 0.086/100,000 persons...
  86. ncbi Experimental pathogenesis for chickens, turkeys, and pigeons of exotic Newcastle disease virus from an outbreak in California during 2002-2003
    N Wakamatsu
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, 501 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7388, USA
    Vet Pathol 43:925-33. 2006
    Exotic Newcastle disease virus (NDV) isolated from chickens during the 2002-2003 California outbreak (CA exotic Newcastle disease [END] virus) was inoculated into 4-week-old specific-pathogen-free (SPF) White Leghorn chickens, 3-week-old ..
  87. pmc Pay for performance in primary care in England and California: comparison of unintended consequences
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 7:121-7. 2009
    We undertook an in-depth exploration of the unintended consequences of pay-for-performance programs In England and California.
  88. ncbi Relative frequency of intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors: a study of 380 cases from northern California and comparison to reports from other parts of the world
    Amos Buchner
    Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:207-14. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relative frequency and distribution of IMSGT in an oral pathology biopsy service and to compare the data with similar studies from different parts of the world...
  89. ncbi Increasing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in California jails
    Erica S Pan
    Department of Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1384-8. 2003
    ..One of these clonal groups is genetically indistinguishable from the strain responsible for an outbreak of MRSA in the Los Angeles County jail system in 2002...
  90. ncbi Statin use and risk of prostate cancer in the California Men's Health Study cohort
    E Dawn Flick
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, 5th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2218-25. 2007
    ..the association between statin use and risk of prostate cancer among 69,047 eligible participants in the California Men's Health Study, a prospective cohort of Northern and Southern California Kaiser Permanente (KP) members, ..
  91. pmc Molecular subtype analyses of Campylobacter spp. from Arkansas and California poultry operations
    K L Hiett
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:6220-36. 2002
    ..Sixteen flocks from four different farms representing two broiler producers in Arkansas and California were analyzed. Fourteen of the flocks (87...
  92. pmc In situ production of crenarchaeol in two california hot springs
    Angela Pitcher
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4443-51. 2009
    ..crenarchaeol present in the form of both intact polar lipids (IPLs) and core lipids in sediments of two California hot springs and in nearby soils...
  93. ncbi Survival, dispersal, and potential soil-mediated suppression of Phytophthora ramorum in a California redwood-tanoak forest
    E J Fichtner
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Phytopathology 99:608-19. 2009
    ..ramorum survival in soil and the suppressive nature of redwood-associated soils to chlamydospore production. Infested soil may serve as primary inoculum for foliar infections by splash dispersal during rain events...
  94. ncbi Identification of nonischemic stroke mimics among 411 code strokes at the University of California, San Diego, Stroke Center
    Thomas M Hemmen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego, California
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:23-5. 2008
    ..Code Stroke for mimic patients-those without a stroke cause-wastes resources. We investigated how many times a Code Stroke was initiated for patients who did not have a stroke appropriate for thrombolysis...
  95. pmc The geography of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease across time: California in 1993 and 1999
    Robert Lipton
    Prevention Research Center, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Int J Med Sci 4:179-89. 2007
    ..investigated changes in the geography of Chronic Obstructuve Pulmonary Disease (COPD) hospitalization charges in California over the period of 1993 and 1999...
  96. ncbi "Health is strength": a community health education program to improve breast and cervical cancer screening among Korean American Women in Alameda County, California
    Joel M Moskowitz
    140 Warren Hall, Center for Family and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:173-83. 2007
    ..community intervention was conducted to improve breast and cervical cancer (BCC) screening among Korean American (KA) women in Alameda County (AL), California. KA women in Santa Clara (SC) County, California served as a comparison group.
  97. ncbi Assessing the speed and predictability of local adaptation in invasive California poppies (Eschscholzia californica)
    E A Leger
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0013, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:1090-103. 2007
    ..Common garden studies were designed to address these issues with the California poppy, Eschscholzia californica, collected from a wide range of environments in both its native (California) and ..
  98. pmc Delayed upwelling alters nearshore coastal ocean ecosystems in the northern California current
    John A Barth
    College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3719-24. 2007
    ..We show how a 1-month delay in the 2005 spring transition to upwelling-favorable wind stress in the northern California Current Large Marine Ecosystem resulted in numerous anomalies: warm water, low nutrient levels, low primary ..
  99. ncbi Spatial patterns of Lyme disease risk in California based on disease incidence data and modeling of vector-tick exposure
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:669-76. 2006
    ..the nymphal life stage, is the primary vector to humans of the Lyme disease agent Borrelia burgdorferi in California. During 2004, we collected I...
  100. pmc Estimating severe coccidioidomycosis in California
    Valerie J Flaherman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0503, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1087-90. 2007
    ..discharge data to estimate incidence and distribution of coccidioidomycosis-associated hospitalizations in California. For 1997-2002, the average annual rate of hospitalization was 3.67 per 100,000 population...
  101. pmc The relationship between alcohol consumption and glycemic control among patients with diabetes: the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry
    Ameena T Ahmed
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:275-82. 2008
    ..Alcohol consumption is a common behavior. Little is known about the relationship between alcohol consumption and glycemic control among people with diabetes...

Research Grants79

  1. Prevention of Complications in Thalassemia
    Elliott P Vichinsky; Fiscal Year: 2011
    Documentation of Capacity and Capability of the Northern California Thalassemia Center (NCTC) Prior work experience in conducting and addressing the research and programmatic objectives of the Research Initiative for the Prevention of ..
  2. Enhanced iron removal with peptide linked chelators targeted to ferritin
    Elizabeth C Theil; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A WHO bulletin by Bernadette Modell, 2008 shows an estimated 330,000 affected births/year. The frequency in California, where newborn screening is in place, in a 2008 report, is 1/6600 (SCD) and 1/9000 1-THL...
  3. Phosphorylation of FGF23 coordinates crosstalk between the skeleton and kidney
    VINCENT SCOTT TAGLIABRACCI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training: The proposed research will be conducted within the department of Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), under the mentorship of Dr. Jack E. Dixon. Dr...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7
    TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 7, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific Basin...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 7, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific Basin...
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 7, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific Basin...
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..contract is for the RML for Region 7, which is located within and provides services to the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific Basin...
  8. Nanopolymersomes for Transcutaneous Co-Delivery of Vaccine Antigens and Adjuvants
    PAUL CAMILLE TUMEH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the Department of Engineering at UCSB, and the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA, will support me to fulfill my ambition and career objectives...
  9. Clinical , Mechanical and Chemical Evaluation of Amalgam and ART Restorations
    Lilliam Marie Pinzon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One population is treated at the Asian Health Services Dental Clinic (AHSDC) in Oakland, California and the other at the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) dental clinic in primarily Hispanic, Mission ..
  10. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to include 4 contiguous San Francisco Bay Area Counties (Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara) in California;4) type of community organizations - to include community-based organizations, community health centers, and ..
  11. Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic
    Trevor P Castor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5 to 25 ppm) in a bryozoan, sometimes referred to as a "sea moss" found off the coast in Southern California. Bryostatin 1 is also more hydrophobic than paclitaxel, the potent anticancer drug with well-known formulation ..
  12. Remote-control mouse-implantable micropumps for establishment of regenerative cap
    JUAN GABRIEL contact SANTIAGO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, according to the California Biomedical Industry 2009 report, for every individual directly employed by Stanford Medicine there is a ..
  13. Surgical amelioration of type 2 diabetes: Hormones, microbiota and mitochondria
    PETER J contact HAVEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have developed and characterized a novel rat model of T2DM, the University of California, Davis T2DM (UCD-T2DM) rat, which more accurately models the pathophysiology of clinical human T2DM than other ..
  14. Lactoferrin Enhances Growth and Reduces Nosocomial Infection in Preterm Infants
    Karel Petrak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Kosair Children's Hospital and the University of Louisville Hospital) and University of Southern California (Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center)...
  15. Genetic Study of PP-Fold Polypeptide-Receptor Axis on Metabolic Syndrome Risk
    PEI AN SHIH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh, I joined the Hypertension Research Lab at the University of California, San Diego in 2007 as a National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Research Fellow...
  16. Evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea with long range 3D endoscopic FDOCT
    Jun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Co-mentor Dr. Zhongping Chen, professor of Beckman Laser Institute and biomedical engineering at University of California Irvine has an established track record in the development of optical imaging methods and translational research...
  17. Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Calcium Metabolism and the Skeleton
    ANNE LOUISE SCHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She will complete a Masters Degree in Clinical Research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and will take advantage of the rich scientific environment at the SFVAMC and UCSF. Dr...
  18. Insights from Comparative Genomics for the Treatment of Pneumococcal Infections
    Natalia Luisa Hiller; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Wenyuan Shi at University of California in Los Angeles who has developed specifically targeted anti-microbial peptides (STAMPs)...
  19. Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Virology Association
    Joel Rovnak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Service as well as scientists from industry, other universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and visitors from California, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Indiana, New York, Mexico and Germany...
  20. Parental age at birth and risk of adult-onset cancer in female offspring
    Yani Lu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for the effects of birth order, socioeconomic status, and other potential cancer-specific risk factors in the California Teachers Study (CTS)...
  21. Insights from Comparative Genomics for the Treatment of Pneumococcal Infections
    Natalia Luisa Hiller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Wenyuan Shi at University of California in Los Angeles who has developed specifically targeted anti-microbial peptides (STAMPs)...
  22. Iyengar yoga for adolescents and young adults with irritable bowel syndrome
    Subhadra Evans; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..take place in the Pediatric Pain Program (PPP) within the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, where I am currently serving as Assistant Researcher in the Faculty series...
  23. A rational approach to liver toxicity monitoring in methotrexate users
    Gabriela Schmajuk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gabriela Schmajuk, a rheumatologist and health services research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC)...
  24. Flame Retardant and Adverse Perinatal Outcome (FRAPO)
    Morgan R Peltier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for preterm birth in women, we propose to collect blood samples from a women receiving prenatal care in southern California at each trimester of pregnancy...
  25. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    MARCELLE IVONNE CEDARS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The Center for Reproductive Health (CRN) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is uniquely positioned to participate in the Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive iVIedicine Networl<(RiVIN)...
  26. Environmental regulation of estrogen dependent aggression
    Brian C Trainor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The amount of light a male California mouse is exposed to each day determines whether estrogens increase or decrease aggression...
  27. Optimizing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Advanced Dementia
    Jennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..term care pharmacy between 2005-2008;and 2) NH residents of 5 states (Minnesota, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California and Florida), including ~95,000 NH residents with dementia who used Medicare Part D drug benefits between 2006-..
  28. Graves'Disease Therapy Risks to Mother and Fetus
    Scott A Rivkees; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2 million pregnancies) and Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC;(>300,000 pregnancies)...
  29. Prevalence and Impact of Frailty among Dialysis Patients
    Kirsten L Johansen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Johansen was recently promoted to Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with a long history of patient-oriented research (POR) focused on elucidating the degree ..
  30. Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity
    Laurence E Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate is an MSTP graduate and pediatric allergist-immunologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)...
  31. Role in Myopia Development of Retinal Pigment Epithelium - A New Therapeutic Targ
    Yan Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D. degree in the Vision Science Program at University of California, Berkeley, which will be completed in the Spring 2013...
  32. STRUCTURE-BASED TUBERCULOSIS DRUG DESIGN TARGETED AT ACYL-COA CARBOXYLASE
    Shiou Chuan Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE(S) (organization, city, state) University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA REVISED ABSTRACT SECTION
  33. Development of Bioactive Chemical Probes for Calcium-activated Chloride Channel
    Min Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In collaboration with Dr. Lily Jan at University of California at San Francisco, our future plan includes testing of the isolated compounds in native preparations, such as ..
  34. Serotonin, Autism, and investigating cell types for CNS disorders.
    Joseph D Dougherty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..D.. was an HHMI predoctoral fellow and a 2005 Neuroscience graduate from University of California, Los Angeles, where he trained with Dr. Daniel Geschwind...
  35. Gross Hall Animal Resource Center
    Susan V Bryant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): NIH-funded research involving animals has been increasing at a dramatic pace on the University of California, Irvine (UCI) campus, and is enabling breakthroughs in a number of fields, in particular the emerging area of ..
  36. Celiac Disease: From Genetic Risk to Disease Development
    Susan L Neuhausen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..questions, we will recontact individuals previously enrolled in two family studies, one at the University of California Irvine and one at Mayo Clinic, in which we had systematically performed serologic and HLA testing and collected ..
  37. Lifestyle and Molecular Factors of Bone Health in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Song Yao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the Pathways Study, a prospective cohort study of breast cancer prognosis in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) Medical Care Program, enrolled from 2006-2013 and followed through 2016...
  38. The function and regulation of IL-33 in the airway epithelium in asthma
    ERIN D GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Career Development Award, I propose a comprehensive plan of research and career development at the University of California, San Francisco in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine...
  39. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..previous work completed by the same collaborative team proposed in this project: " In 2007, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (D-H) collaborated with Dynamic Clinical Systems (..
  40. HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program
    Arthur L Reingold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract The proposed University of California, Berkeley (UCB)/University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/Stanford University/University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Fogarty HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program will provide multi-..
  41. Endemic maintenance of relapsing fever genotypes.
    Michael Bela Teglas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and genotype relapsing fever strains from wild rodents at six established sites endemic for relapsing fever in California and Nevada, 2) determine the population structure of wild rodent reservoirs using microsatellite analysis, and 3)..
  42. Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings
    ADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I have completed a Doctorate of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and a Masters of Public Health in International Health at the University of California, Berkeley...
  43. Inhibiting EGFR and ER pathways in NSCLC
    Edward B Garon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities, conducting a full ..
  44. Risk factors for orofacial clefts
    Suzan L Carmichael; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..to several specific mechanistic pathways, using data from a population- based case-control study we conducted in California. The pathways and exposures are as follows: 1) oxidative stress - nutrients that protect against oxidative ..
  45. Predictors of tuberculosis by stage of insulin resistance
    Alicia Hsin Ming Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The hypothesis will be addressed using two existing large cohorts in the Northern California Kaiser Permanente health maintenance organization, one of the oldest and most diverse subscriber populations in ..
  46. PROJECTED HEAT WAVE MAGNITUDES AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS
    Helene G Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The 2003 EHE in Europe that led to >40,000 deaths, and the 2006 EHE in California that led to >600 deaths and >16,000 excess emergency department visits, highlight the urgent need to ..
  47. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE
    Rohit Loomba; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc (PI) is a hepatologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California-San Diego. Dr...
  48. Molecular Biology of Eukaryotic Viruses
    Bert L Semler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..support of a training program in the Molecular Biology of Eukaryotic Viruses, established at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) in 1988. The goal of this program is to train Ph.D...
  49. Can diet- &exercise-induced weight loss improve asthma control in obese adults?
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..kg/m2 from ~20,000 potentially eligible asthma patients at four medical centers of Kaiser Permanente in Northern California (KPNC), a large, group-model health maintenance organization...
  50. USC Research Center for Liver Disease
    Neil Kaplowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION, OVERALL (provided by applicant): The University of Southern California Research Center for Liver Diseases, funded since 1995, has the goal of fostering and facilitating interdisciplinary research in liver and digestive ..
  51. Validation and Quantification of FFPE Antigen Retrieval by Proteome Analysis
    XUPEING FANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By collaborating with Drs. Shan-Rong Shi and Clive R. Taylor from the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine during the R41 Phase I studies, the combination of antigen retrieval (AR) with ..
  52. Bisphenol A and Children's Growth & Development
    KIM G contact HARLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..this data gap by examining the health effects of developmental BPA exposure in a cohort of children living in California. The CHAMACOS Study is a longitudinal birth cohort study that has followed ~500 low-income children living in a ..
  53. Predictive Toxicological Paradigms to Establish Inhalation Toxicology Models
    ANDRE ELIAS NEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In vitro toxicity screening will be carried out by the high content screening (HCS) facility in the California Nano Systems Institute at UCLA as well as cytokine measurements by ELISA. We will also assess ROS production...
  54. Role of ABCG1 in lipid homeostasis, inflammation and innate immunity
    ELIZABETH JOANNA TARLING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The applicant has completed 4.5 years of post- doctoral training, 1 in the UK and 3.5 at the University of California, Los Angeles...
  55. The differential regulation of poly(ADP-ribose) in cancer and its role in protein
    KRISTIN ANNE KRUKENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of San Francisco, California. Under the supervision of Dr...
  56. Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)
    Christopher Spera; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..OJJDP has awarded grants to 4 states in response to this solicitation: Arizona, California, Montana, and Hawaii...
  57. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Ultrasound Measures of Fetal Growth
    MICHELLE WILHELM TURNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..prospectively-collected pregnancy data from the Behavior In Pregnancy Study (BIPS) conducted in Los Angeles, California between 1993-1996...
  58. Delivery of biologically active nucleic acids to epidermal cells
    ROGER L contact KASPAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..35 jobs at Yale, and 3 jobs at Stanford. According to the California Biomedical Industry, for every one employee of a biomedical organization, another three to five will be employed ..
  59. Epidemiology of Putative Causal Variants in the Multiethnic Cohort
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This cohort study of over 215,000 men and women in Hawaii and California is unique in that it is population-based and includes large representations of older adults (45-75 yrs at ..
  60. Ethical and Legal Challenges in Communicating Individual Biomonitoring and Person
    Rachel Morello-Frosch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..encompass government, academic, and advocacy research with adults and children, including the pilot study for California's Biomonitoring Program, a cohort health study, a biomonitoring study of PFOA exposure from drinking water, ..
  61. Improving Quality of Care in Parkinsons Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    KAREN ILENE CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..advocates was established;Task Force members were drawn from a network of VA facilities in VISN 22 (southern California and Nevada) that are affiliated with the PADRECC at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and from PD ..
  62. Cathepsin L in the Biosynthesis of Enkephalins and beta-Endorphin Opioid Peptides
    Steven J Bark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Dr. Hook's laboratory is in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California at San Diego...
  63. Rapid Response Surveillance Study #09-5 - Constructing Geographic Areas in GIS fo
    Sally L Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In contrast, for California, brain/ONS and childhood cancer rates would be suppressed in only 13 (22%) and 21 (36%) of the state[unreadable]..
  64. Venous thromboembolism among California cancer patients
    Helen Chew; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..this application are: 1) to define a cohort of patients diagnosed with one of the ten most frequent cancers in California and to identify hospital-reported cases of VTE in this cohort by linking the California Cancer Registry with the ..
  65. PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & Exercise
    Deborah Grady; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..PERFORMANCE Sm=(S) (organization,cty, state) University of California. San Francisco, CA University of Arkansas KEY PERSONNEL See instructions...
  66. Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a Referral
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project uses data from an NIH funded study, The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE) plus new data captured from the Kaiser Permanente electronic health record (EHR)...
  67. Cancer in the Middle Eastern Population in California
    Kiumarss Nasseri; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..application is to study the pattern of cancer incidence and mortality among the Middle Eastern population in California. Currently, close to one million individuals with the Middle Eastern heritage live in California and their ..
  68. ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES AND THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE
    Stephen Sidney; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..study will be carried out in the defined population of women age 15-44 years who are members of the Northern California or the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program (KPMCP)...
  69. ENVIRONMENTAL ASBESTOS AND MESOTHELIOMA IN CALIFORNIA
    Marc Schenker; Fiscal Year: 2001
    This study will examine whether environmental asbestos deposits in California are associated with increased rates of mesothelioma, a rare cancer of the pleura and peritoneum that occurs almost solely as a result of asbestos exposure...
  70. Referral Patterns and Risk of Early Revision after Primary Total Joint Arthroplas
    STEPHEN L LYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These aims will be accomplished by identifying state residents in New York and California undergoing their first pTJA between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2006...
  71. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel T Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on ..
  72. Diet and Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The California Teachers Study is a prospective study of 133,479 female California teachers who participate in the State ..
  73. Accuracy of Physical Activity Measures in Cancer Studies
    Barbara Sternfeld; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..activity in two on-going cancer cohort studies (Life After Cancer Epidemiology Study, funded by the NCI, and the California Men's Health Study, funded by the California Cancer Research Program)...
  74. OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY--CALIFORNIA HISPANIC POPULATION
    James Beaumont; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We propose to calculate Hispanic mortality rates for occupations in California using an innovative method of controlling for bias caused by differing methods of Hispanic ethnicity ..
  75. Healthcare Access for Children of the Working Poor
    Sylvia Guendelman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Even though California is the most expensive state to reside in, its working poor families (18% of the state population) have the ..
  76. CONDOM USE: DECISION-MAKING BY CALIFORNIA HISPANIC MEN
    KATHERINE FORREST; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..with a theory-based social/behavioral science approach to understanding the condom-use adoption process among California Hispanic men...
  77. PET/CT Imaging System
    William J Jagust; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..applicant): This application requests a PET/CT imaging system for a group of investigators at the University of California Berkeley (UCB), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), University of California San Francisco and the ..
  78. Human Rights and Public Health: Eliminating Minority Health Disparities in the SF
    Mariana Ferreira; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eliminating Minority Health Disparities in the SF Bay Area, California Abstract: This grant application requests two-year support for Annual SFSU Human Rights Summits sponsored and coordinated by the ..
  79. Evaluation of California's SB19 Pupil Nutrition Act
    William McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    In response to growing alarm over the rise of obesity among its children, California recently signed into law ambitious changes in the nutrition environment of California's elementary and middle schools...