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  1. pmc PSA doubling time versus PSA velocity to predict high-risk prostate cancer: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Stacy Loeb
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Eur Urol 54:1073-80. 2008
  2. ncbi Longitudinal effects of aging on serum total and free testosterone levels in healthy men. Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    S M Harman
    The Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:724-31. 2001
  3. ncbi Hormonal contraception and risk of bacterial vaginosis diagnosis in an observational study of women attending STD clinics in Baltimore, MD
    Samara B Rifkin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 80:63-7. 2009
  4. pmc A survey of zoonotic pathogens carried by Norway rats in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J D Easterbrook
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1192-9. 2007
  5. pmc Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 105:824-9. 2010
  6. ncbi The relation of fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose concentrations to mortality: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging with a critical review of the literature
    John D Sorkin
    National Institute on Aging, Intramural Research Program, Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2626-32. 2005
  7. ncbi Determinants of fetal exposure to polyfluoroalkyl compounds in Baltimore, Maryland
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3891-7. 2007
  8. pmc Anaerobic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and related activity in Baltimore inner harbor sediment
    Yossi Tal
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1816-21. 2005
  9. ncbi Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and spontaneous preterm births among African-American women in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:797-802. 2002
  10. ncbi Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998
    Kenrad E Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:641-53. 2002

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  1. pmc PSA doubling time versus PSA velocity to predict high-risk prostate cancer: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Stacy Loeb
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Eur Urol 54:1073-80. 2008
    ..Less is known about the relative utility of pretreatment PSA doubling time (PSA DT) to predict tumor aggressiveness...
  2. ncbi Longitudinal effects of aging on serum total and free testosterone levels in healthy men. Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    S M Harman
    The Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:724-31. 2001
    ..We measured T and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), by RIA, in stored samples from 890 men in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging...
  3. ncbi Hormonal contraception and risk of bacterial vaginosis diagnosis in an observational study of women attending STD clinics in Baltimore, MD
    Samara B Rifkin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 80:63-7. 2009
    ..The protective effect of hormonal contraception may offer a potential intervention against bacterial vaginosis (BV)...
  4. pmc A survey of zoonotic pathogens carried by Norway rats in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J D Easterbrook
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1192-9. 2007
    ..To identify zoonotic agents carried by rats in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, we live-trapped 201 rats during 2005-2006 and screened them for a panel of viruses, bacteria, ..
  5. pmc Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 105:824-9. 2010
    ..Prognosis (inception cohort)...
  6. ncbi The relation of fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose concentrations to mortality: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging with a critical review of the literature
    John D Sorkin
    National Institute on Aging, Intramural Research Program, Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2626-32. 2005
    ..It is not known if the 2-h plasma glucose (2hPG) concentration from an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) adds to the predictive power of FPG...
  7. ncbi Determinants of fetal exposure to polyfluoroalkyl compounds in Baltimore, Maryland
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3891-7. 2007
    ..exposure to PFCs, we analyzed cord serum samples from 299 singleton newborns delivered between 2004 and 2005 in Baltimore, MD for 10 PFCs by employing on-line solid-phase extraction coupled with reversed-phase high-performance liquid ..
  8. pmc Anaerobic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and related activity in Baltimore inner harbor sediment
    Yossi Tal
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1816-21. 2005
    ..In this study anammox activity in sediment samples obtained from the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Md., was detected by (15)N tracer assays...
  9. ncbi Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and spontaneous preterm births among African-American women in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:797-802. 2002
    ..1991 to 1993, pregnant, African-American women were prospectively enrolled at four hospital-based clinics in Baltimore, Maryland, that serve low-income areas of the city...
  10. ncbi Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998
    Kenrad E Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:641-53. 2002
    ..through semiannual confidential interviews, between 1988 and 1998 in a cohort of 1,532 HIV-seronegative IDUs in Baltimore, Maryland...
  11. pmc Increases in oral and anal sexual exposure among youth attending sexually transmitted diseases clinics in Baltimore, Maryland
    Renee M Gindi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:307-8. 2008
    ..Odds of reporting oral sex were approximately three times higher in 2004 than in 1994; odds of anal sex were twice as high. Providers should be aware of increased risk behavior among young people...
  12. pmc Pulse wave velocity is an independent predictor of the longitudinal increase in systolic blood pressure and of incident hypertension in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Samer S Najjar
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1377-83. 2008
    ..This study sought to evaluate whether pulse wave velocity (PWV), a noninvasive index of arterial stiffness, is a predictor of the longitudinal changes in systolic blood pressure (SBP) and of incident hypertension...
  13. ncbi Impact of the 2002 Canadian forest fires on particulate matter air quality in Baltimore city
    Amir Sapkota
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:24-32. 2005
    ..The transport and monitoring results consistently identified a forest fire related PM episode in Baltimore that occurred the first weekend of July 2002 and resulted in as much as a 30-fold increase in ambientfine PM...
  14. pmc Volunteering: a physical activity intervention for older adults--The Experience Corps program in Baltimore
    Erwin J Tan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:954-69. 2006
    ..The Experience Corps program in Baltimore MD was designed in part as a community based approach to increasing physical activity that would also appeal to ..
  15. pmc Prevalence, risk factors, and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among newly arrested men in Baltimore, Maryland
    Jason E Farley
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:644-50. 2008
    ..Outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) within prison populations seemingly attest to its spread within the corrections industry; however, the extent of MRSA colonization on arrest is unknown...
  16. ncbi Norway rat population in Baltimore, Maryland, 2004
    Judith D Easterbrook
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:296-9. 2005
    ..The rat population of Baltimore, Maryland was estimated from surveys in 1949 and again in 1952, but has not been evaluated for more than 50 ..
  17. pmc Engaging older adults in high impact volunteering that enhances health: recruitment and retention in The Experience Corps Baltimore
    Iveris L Martinez
    Center on Aging and Health, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Urban Health 83:941-53. 2006
    ..Experience Corps Baltimore, a social model for health promotion for older adult volunteers in public schools, offers insight to such ..
  18. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of prostate cancer in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Room E6138, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:390-6. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association of aspirin and nonaspirin NSAIDs with subsequent prostate cancer in a prospective study. We also assessed whether use of these drugs influences serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration...
  19. pmc Neighborhood psychosocial hazards and cardiovascular disease: the Baltimore Memory Study
    Toms Augustin
    Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1664-70. 2008
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  20. pmc Depression and cancer risk: 24 years of follow-up of the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area sample
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:191-9. 2010
    ..The objective was to characterize the relationship between depression and incident cancer. Few studies have employed population-based prospective data on subtypes of cancer to address the question...
  21. ncbi Determinants of maximal inspiratory pressure. The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    R I Harik-Khan
    Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute on Aging, Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 158:1459-64. 1998
    ..In the cross-sectional study described here, we made MIP measurements on 668 men and women in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA), using a standardized electronic procedure...
  22. pmc Neighborhoods and obesity in older adults: the Baltimore Memory Study
    Thomas A Glass
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:455-63. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether neighborhood psychosocial hazards independent of individual risk factors were associated with increased odds of obesity...
  23. pmc Asthma, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts: findings from the Baltimore epidemiologic catchment area follow-up
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1706, New York, NY 10032
    Am J Public Health 95:717-22. 2005
    ..We examined cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between asthma, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempt among adults in the community...
  24. pmc White blood cell count and mortality in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1841-50. 2007
    ..We investigated the secular trend in white blood cell (WBC) count and the relationship between WBC count and mortality between 1958 and 2002...
  25. ncbi Maternal prenatal pregnancy-related anxiety and spontaneous preterm birth in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:566-70. 2007
    ..Psychosocial factors have been the subject of inquiries about the etiology of preterm birth; a factor of recent interest is maternal prenatal pregnancy-related anxiety (worries and concerns related to the pregnancy)...
  26. ncbi Evolving epidemiology of pediatric Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections in a Baltimore hospital
    Aaron E Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:717-23. 2006
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  27. ncbi Associations of salivary cortisol with cognitive function in the Baltimore memory study
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:810-8. 2007
    ..Previous studies have concluded that an elevated level of cortisol is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction and decline in aging but have been limited by sex exclusion, restricted cognitive batteries, and small sample sizes...
  28. ncbi Unintended pregnancy and prenatal behaviors among urban, black women in Baltimore, Maryland: the Baltimore preterm birth study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:545-51. 2008
    ..We explored associations between intendedness of pregnancy with maternal prenatal behaviors, including smoking, use of alcohol, use of illicit drugs, and late initiation of prenatal care...
  29. pmc Longitudinal paths to the metabolic syndrome: can the incidence of the metabolic syndrome be predicted? The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Angelo Scuteri
    UO Geriatria, Istituto Nazionale Ricovero e Cura per Anziani, Rome, 00189, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:590-8. 2009
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  30. ncbi Neighborhood characteristics and availability of healthy foods in Baltimore
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2217, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:561-7. 2008
    ..The availability of healthy foods has rarely been directly measured in a systematic fashion. This study examines the associations among the availability of healthy foods and racial and income neighborhood composition...
  31. ncbi Generalizability of STD screening in urban emergency departments: comparison of results from inner city and urban sites in Baltimore, Maryland
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:143-8. 2003
    A previous study in an inner city emergency department (ED) in Baltimore, Maryland, showed a high prevalence of gonorrhea and chlamydia infection among ED patients.
  32. ncbi Male circumcision and risk of HIV infection among heterosexual African American men attending Baltimore sexually transmitted disease clinics
    Lee Warner
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:59-65. 2009
    ..Male circumcision has received international attention as an intervention for reducing HIV infection among high-risk heterosexual men; however, few US studies have evaluated its association with the risk of HIV infection...
  33. pmc Prevalence of refractive error among preschool children in an urban population: the Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study
    Lydia Giordano
    Dana Center for Prevention Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21210, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:739-46, 746.e1-4. 2009
    ..To determine the age-specific prevalence of refractive errors in white and African-American preschool children...
  34. pmc Prevalence of decreased visual acuity among preschool-aged children in an American urban population: the Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study, methods, and results
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Prevention Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21210, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1786-95, 1795.e1-4. 2008
    ..To determine the age- and ethnicity-specific prevalence of decreased visual acuity (VA) in white and black preschool-aged children...
  35. pmc Neighborhood effects on birthweight: an exploration of psychosocial and behavioral pathways in Baltimore, 1995--1996
    Ashley Schempf
    Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:100-10. 2009
    ..The sample included 726 women who delivered a live birth at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA between 1995 and 1996...
  36. ncbi Effect of cocaine use on coronary calcium among black adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:326-8. 2002
  37. ncbi Spatial distribution of metals in soils in Baltimore, Maryland: role of native parent material, proximity to major roads, housing age and screening guidelines
    I D Yesilonis
    USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, c o Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education, 5200 Westland Blvd, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21227, USA
    Environ Pollut 156:723-31. 2008
    ..of heavy metal above-background (anthropic) contents of Cd, Co, Cu, Cr, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, Ti, V, and Zn in Baltimore City surface soils and related these levels to potential contaminating sources...
  38. pmc Modeled cost-effectiveness of the Experience Corps Baltimore based on a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Urban Health 81:106-17. 2004
    ..The objectives of this article are (1) to model the cost-effectiveness of the Experience Corps Baltimore using data from a pilot randomized trial, including costs, older adults' health status, and quality of life and ..
  39. ncbi Impaired glucose tolerance, but not impaired fasting glucose, is associated with increased levels of coronary heart disease risk factors: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging
    Deirdre R Blake
    Diabetes Unit, Diabetes Center and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes 53:2095-100. 2004
    ..The differences in CHD risk factors among prediabetic groups may have clinical implications for screening strategies and CHD risk stratification of individuals with IFG and IGT...
  40. pmc Interorganizational relationships among HIV/AIDS service organizations in Baltimore: a network analysis
    J Kwait
    The Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 78:468-87. 2001
    ..to describe several aspects of the interorganizational relationships among 30 HIV/AIDS service agencies in Baltimore, Maryland...
  41. ncbi Are partners available for post-abortion contraceptive counseling? A pilot study in a Baltimore City clinic
    Britta Beenhakker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 69:419-23. 2004
    ..Between May 2001 and August 2002, two questionnaires were administered to 109 women receiving abortions in a Baltimore City clinic...
  42. ncbi Anxiety disorders and risk for suicide attempts: findings from the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment area follow-up study
    James M Bolton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 25:477-81. 2008
    ..Data were drawn from the 13-year follow-up Baltimore Epidemiological Catchment Area survey (n=1,920)...
  43. pmc Uses of diverted methadone and buprenorphine by opioid-addicted individuals in Baltimore, Maryland
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Social Research Center, 1040 Park Avenue, Suite 103, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 18:346-55. 2009
    ..Participants reported using low dosages and no injection of either medication was reported...
  44. pmc Participant characteristics that influence consent for genetic research in a population-based survey: the Baltimore epidemiologic catchment area follow-up
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Community Genet 11:171-8. 2008
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  45. ncbi Age-associated changes in motor unit physiology: observations from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Shari M Ling
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1237-40. 2009
    ..To examine motor unit characteristics (size and firing rate) associated with aging...
  46. ncbi The Baltimore City Drug Treatment Court: 3-year self-report outcome study
    Denise C Gottfredson
    Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Eval Rev 29:42-64. 2005
    ..who were interviewed 3 years after randomization into treatment and control conditions in the evaluation of the Baltimore City Drug Treatment Court...
  47. ncbi Social context of needle selling in Baltimore, Maryland
    Carl A Latkin
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:901-13. 2006
    ..targeted at drug users and their social networks (n=910) from February 2001 through September 2003 in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). In this sample, 56 participants reported selling needles...
  48. ncbi Needle exchange program utilization and entry into drug user treatment: is there a long-term connection in Baltimore, Maryland?
    Carl A Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1991-2001. 2006
    This study examined the relationship between Needle Exchange Program (NEP) utilization and treatment entry in Baltimore, Maryland. The sample was composed of 440 drug injectors with disadvantaged backgrounds...
  49. ncbi Mortality from malignant diseases-update of the Baltimore union poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:215-21. 2010
    ..Larger studies which can control for confounding factors are urgently needed to determine the significance of these findings...
  50. ncbi Race and restless legs syndrome symptoms in an adult community sample in east Baltimore
    Hochang B Lee
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 308, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sleep Med 7:642-5. 2006
    ..We compared the prevalence of RLS in African-Americans and Caucasians in a biracial community sample as part of Wave IV of the Baltimore Health and Mental Health Study.
  51. ncbi Unprotected casual sex and perceived risk of contracting HIV among drug users in Baltimore, Maryland: evaluating the influence of non-injection versus injection drug user status
    Mary M Mitchell
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:221-30. 2009
    ..user) and condom use with casual partners in predicting perceived risk of contracting HIV among drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. Baseline data was used from the longitudinal NEURO-HIV Epidemiological Study...
  52. pmc Mental health services use: Baltimore epidemiologic catchment area follow-up
    Hillary R Bogner
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:706-15. 2009
    To examine the patterns of previous and current mental health services use among older adults in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Follow-up...
  53. pmc Race and health-related quality of life in midlife women in Baltimore, Maryland
    Lisa Gallicchio
    The Prevention and Research Center, Weinberg Center for Women s Health and Medicine, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21202, United States
    Maturitas 63:67-72. 2009
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine this association in the context of a population-based study of Caucasian and African-American women aged 45-54 years...
  54. ncbi Prostate-specific antigen and all-cause mortality: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study On Aging
    H Ballentine Carter
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:557-8. 2004
  55. pmc Risks of recreational exposure to waterborne pathogens among persons with HIV/AIDS in Baltimore, Maryland
    Cynthia C McOliver
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1116-22. 2009
    We assessed the prevalence of recreational activities in the waterways of Baltimore, MD, and the risk of exposure to Cryptosporidium among persons with HIV/AIDS.
  56. ncbi Determining risk factors for candidemia among newborn infants from population-based surveillance: Baltimore, Maryland, 1998-2000
    Sharmila S Shetty
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:601-4. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine risks factors for late onset candidemia, independent of birth weight, in newborn infants...
  57. pmc The role of social network and support in mental health service use: findings from the Baltimore ECA study
    Pallab K Maulik
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1222-9. 2009
    ..A significant number of people with mental illness do not use mental health services to receive treatment for their symptoms. This study examined the hypothesis that social network and social support affect mental health service use...
  58. ncbi School-based mental health services in Baltimore: association with school climate and special education referrals
    Eric J Bruns
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Modif 28:491-512. 2004
    ..Results of this study provide beginning evidence for the positive impact of ESMH programs on these two schoolwide indicators of functioning...
  59. pmc HIV seropositive drug users' attitudes towards partner notification (PCRS): results from the SHIELD study in Baltimore, Maryland
    Karin E Tobin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:137-42. 2007
    ..To assess the attitudes of HIV seropositive current or former drug users towards HIV partner counseling and referral services (PCRS) and to determine if opinion varies by partner type...
  60. ncbi White cell count, mortality, and metabolic syndrome in the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging
    David S H Bell
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1810; author reply 1810-1. 2007
  61. ncbi Seroprevalence of HCV infection in homeless Baltimore families
    Kathleen B Schwarz
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:580-7. 2008
    ..During a 30-month period from October 2001 through April 2004 in Baltimore, 170 caregivers enrolled and 168 of these accepted testing for antibody to HCV (anti-HCV), as did all 336 ..
  62. ncbi Gender differences in injection-related behaviors among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    C A Latkin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 10:257-63. 1998
    ..The data also suggest that interventions need to address gender differences in the social context of risk behaviors...
  63. ncbi Young heroin users in Baltimore: a qualitative study
    Devang H Gandhi
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:177-88. 2006
    ..study of 18- to 25-year-old heroin users seeking detoxification with buprenorphine at a drug treatment center in Baltimore. This new generation of heroin users has a different demographic profile compared to older heroin users in this ..
  64. pmc Survival during renal replacement therapy among African Americans infected with HIV type 1 in urban Baltimore, Maryland
    Mohamed G Atta
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1625-32. 2007
    ..It is unknown how the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has affected survival during RRT in this vulnerable population...
  65. ncbi How migraines impact cognitive function: findings from the Baltimore ECA
    A Kalaydjian
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 68:1417-24. 2007
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between migraine headaches and cognitive functioning...
  66. ncbi Predictors of early initiation of vaginal and oral sex among urban young adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:53-65. 2006
    ..the prevalence and correlates of vaginal, oral, and anal sex in an epidemiologically defined population in Baltimore, Maryland...
  67. ncbi Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity
    Megan L Jehn
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:989-93. 2006
    To determine the prevalence of overweight and at-risk-for-overweight in schoolchildren from Baltimore City.
  68. ncbi Alpha-synuclein lesions in normal aging, Parkinson disease, and Alzheimer disease: evidence from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA)
    Kurt A Jellinger
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 64:554. 2005
  69. pmc Utilization patterns and correlates of retention among clients of the needle exchange program in Baltimore, Maryland
    Renee M Gindi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:93-8. 2009
    ..Patterns of retention in the Baltimore Needle Exchange Program (BNEP) from 1994 to 2006 were calculated using enrollment surveys and client records...
  70. ncbi Incident hypertension associated with depression in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment area follow-up study
    Christina M Meyer
    Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:127-33. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the role of depression as a specific risk factor for hypertension...
  71. ncbi Cognitive decline in adulthood: an 11.5-year follow-up of the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area study
    C G Lyketsos
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:58-65. 1999
    ..The epidemiology of cognitive decline over 11.5 years was investigated in a large community-residing population, with a special emphasis on the relationship between education and cognitive decline...
  72. ncbi The role of Medicaid HMO enrollment in the longitudinal utilization of medical care services in a cohort of injecting drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Timothy R Juday
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Subst Abus 24:27-41. 2003
    ..Experience (ALIVE) study, a natural history study of HIV infection in a community-based sample of IDUs in Baltimore, Maryland...
  73. ncbi Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli infection in Baltimore, Maryland, and New Haven, Connecticut
    James P Nataro
    Center for Vaccine Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:402-7. 2006
    ..Diarrhea remains a common complaint among US patients who seek medical attention...
  74. ncbi The 1998 Baltimore Particulate Matter Epidemiology-Exposure Study: part 1. Comparison of ambient, residential outdoor, indoor and apartment particulate matter monitoring
    R Williams
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:518-32. 2000
    A combined epidemiological exposure panel study was conducted during the summer of 1998 in Baltimore, Maryland...
  75. pmc Temporal trends in gonococcal population genetics in a high prevalence urban community
    Marcos PĂ©rez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States
    Infect Genet Evol 7:271-8. 2007
    ..We performed a population genetic analysis of gonococcal isolates obtained over a 15-year interval in Baltimore, MD, where gonorrhea is highly prevalent...
  76. pmc Hierarchical linear modeling analyses of the NEO-PI-R scales in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:493-506. 2005
    ..authors examined age trends in the 5 factors and 30 facets assessed by the Revised NEO Personality Inventory in Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging data (N=1,944; 5,027 assessments) collected between 1989 and 2004...
  77. ncbi High prevalence of occult hepatitis B in Baltimore injection drug users
    Michael Torbenson
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Hepatology 39:51-7. 2004
    ..to determine the prevalence of occult hepatitis B in a high-risk cohort composed of 188 injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. All individuals had chronic hepatitis C viral infections confirmed by RNA detection and liver biopsy...
  78. pmc Pathways to depression: the impact of neighborhood violent crime on inner-city residents in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Aaron Curry
    Surveillance Data Incorporated, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:23-30. 2008
    ..The sample comprising the current and former drug users (n=786) nested in 270 block groups within Baltimore, Maryland, USA...
  79. ncbi Longitudinal predictors of injection cessation and subsequent relapse among a cohort of injection drug users in Baltimore, MD, 1988-2000
    Nina G Shah
    Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health, 1190 St Francis Drive, P O Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502 6110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:147-56. 2006
    ..To determine predictors of injection drug use cessation and subsequent relapse among a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs)...
  80. pmc Gender differences in street economy and social network correlates of arrest among heroin injectors in Baltimore, Maryland
    Aaron D Curry
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:482-93. 2003
    In a sample of 761 heroin injectors in Baltimore, Maryland, correlates of arrest for drug-related and non-drug-related criminal offenses, by gender, were examined...
  81. ncbi The natural history of progression from normal glucose tolerance to type 2 diabetes in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    James B Meigs
    General Medicine Division and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes 52:1475-84. 2003
    ..We studied this progression using biennial oral glucose tolerance tests performed in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging and survival analysis to assess progression from NGT to abnormal fasting plasma ..
  82. ncbi The 1998 Baltimore Particulate Matter Epidemiology-Exposure Study: part 2. Personal exposure assessment associated with an elderly study population
    R Williams
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:533-43. 2000
    ..period using a subject pool of 21 elderly (65+ years of age) residents of an 18-story retirement facility near Baltimore, Maryland. Each sample represented a unique 24-h breathing zone measurement of PM2.5 mass concentration. PM2...
  83. ncbi Racial differences in rate of decline in bone mass in older men: the Baltimore men's osteoporosis study
    J Kathleen Tracy
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1228-34. 2005
    ..8 +/- 6.5 (SD) months, we found that older black men have a higher rate of decline in femoral neck and total hip BMD and femoral neck BMAD than older white men...
  84. pmc Positive impact of a shelter-based hepatitis B vaccine program in homeless Baltimore children and adolescents
    Kathleen Schwarz
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street Brady 320, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Urban Health 85:228-38. 2008
    ..A brief exposure to a culturally appropriate HBV video improves HBV knowledge and may improve return rates for vaccine...
  85. pmc Prevalence of amblyopia and strabismus in white and African American children aged 6 through 71 months the Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Prevention Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21210, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:2128-34.e1-2. 2009
    ..To determine the age-specific prevalence of strabismus in white and African American children aged 6 through 71 months and of amblyopia in white and African American children aged 30 through 71 months...
  86. ncbi Adherence and retention of female injection drug users in a phase III clinical trial in inner city Baltimore
    Richard D Semba
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:71-80. 2007
    ..IDUs) in clinical trials are not well known and were evaluated among 458 female IDUs in a clinical trial in Baltimore. Of all, 62.9% were adherent to visits (attended > or = 80% of visits)...
  87. ncbi Depression, psychotropic medication, and risk of myocardial infarction. Prospective data from the Baltimore ECA follow-up
    L A Pratt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 94:3123-9. 1996
    ..This study examines prospectively whether a major depressive episode increases the risk of incident MI and evaluates the role of psychotropic medication use in this relationship...
  88. ncbi The effectiveness of a community health worker outreach program on healthcare utilization of west Baltimore City Medicaid patients with diabetes, with or without hypertension
    Donald O Fedder
    University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:22-7. 2003
    ..Assess impact of community health workers (CHWs) on healthcare utilization of African-American Medicaid patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with/without hypertension (HTN)...
  89. ncbi A cluster of hypoplastic left heart malformation in Baltimore, Maryland
    K S Kuehl
    Department of Cardiology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:25-31. 2006
    ..In a previous population-based study in the Baltimore-Washington region, these malformations were associated with parental reports of occupational or leisure solvent ..
  90. pmc Serum carboxymethyl-lysine, a dominant advanced glycation end product, is associated with chronic kidney disease: the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging
    Richard D Semba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ren Nutr 20:74-81. 2010
    ..Our objective was to characterize the relationship between AGEs and renal function in community-dwelling adults...
  91. ncbi Health and access to care: perspectives of homeless youth in Baltimore City, U.S.A
    J Ensign
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Soc Sci Med 47:2087-99. 1998
    ..rapid assessment procedures was used to investigate the perceptions of health needs of shelter-based youth in Baltimore, MD in the U.S.A...
  92. ncbi Measuring sustained mammography use by urban African-American women
    Amanda L Greene
    NOVA Research Company, 4600 East West Highway, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20814 6900, USA
    J Community Health 30:235-51. 2005
    ..Focused efforts are needed to achieve sustained screening patterns in the 25% who are not regularly screened...
  93. ncbi Cardiovascular features of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction versus nonfailing hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy in the urban Baltimore community: the role of atrial remodeling/dysfunction
    Vojtech Melenovsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:198-207. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi Calcium channel blockers and risk of AD: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    S Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:157-63. 2005
    ..Previous reports suggest a possible role for CCB in the treatment of AD. However, there are some indications that CCB increase mortality in patients with cardiac disease...
  95. ncbi HIV incidence among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland (1988-2004)
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:368-72. 2006
    We examined recent trends (1999-2004) in HIV incidence among a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs) followed since 1988 in Baltimore, Maryland.
  96. ncbi Contribution of impaired glucose tolerance in subjects with the metabolic syndrome: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Annabelle Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Metabolism 54:542-7. 2005
    ..In addition to fasting plasma glucose (FPG), we examined the contribution of the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in the prevalence of subjects with the metabolic syndrome (MS)...
  97. ncbi Testing the Paleolithic-human-warfare hypothesis of blood-injection phobia in the Baltimore ECA Follow-up Study--towards a more etiologically-based conceptualization for DSM-V
    H Stefan Bracha
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Pacific Islands Division Department of Veterans Affairs, Pacific Islands Health Care System, Spark M Matsunaga Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96813 2830, United States
    J Affect Disord 97:1-4. 2007
    ..The study presented here tests the key a priori prediction of this hypothesis-that current blood-injection phobia will have higher prevalence in reproductive-age women than in post-menopausal women...
  98. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of chlamydia trachomatis, neisseria gonorrhoeae, trichomonas vaginalis infections, and bacterial vaginosis among a cohort of young injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Sabrina S Plitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:446-53. 2005
    ..Injection drug users (IDUs) consistently demonstrate high-risk behaviors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This study examines STI prevalence and correlates among young IDUs...
  99. ncbi Sex with women as a risk factor for herpes simplex virus type 2 among young men who have sex with men in Baltimore
    Hayley D Mark
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:691-5. 2005
    ..The findings of studies investigating the relationship between infection with HSV-2 and number of sex partners among MSM are inconsistent and rarely distinguish between male and female partners...
  100. ncbi Comparison of office visit and nurse advice hotline data for syndromic surveillance--Baltimore-Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, 2002
    Jade Vu Henry
    Kaiser Permanente of the Mid Atlantic States, 2102 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20849, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:112-6. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi Mental health service utilization by African Americans and Whites: the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Follow-Up
    L Cooper-Patrick
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 37:1034-45. 1999
    ..To compare mental health service utilization and its associated factors between African Americans and whites in the 1980s and 1990s...

Research Grants77

  1. Development of VN/14-1 and Related Analogs for Breast Cancer Therapy
    VINCENT COLLINS OFUKA NJAR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB, the PI's former institution) has entered into a clinical research agreement with Cancer Research UK (..
  2. Novel Zebrafish Models to Study Toxicity of PCBs and Pesticides During Pregnancy
    Lisa Satterwhite; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recently a cluster of HLH was discovered in children in the Baltimore-Washington area that correlated with accidental release of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  3. Ibis T-6,000 Biosensor System
    CYNTHIA SEARS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7 % of all City employment...
  4. Novel Biomarkers in Aortic Aneurysms and Acute Aortic Dissection
    JENNIFER E contact VAN EYK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7% of all City employment...
  5. Robot-Assisted MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Directly and indirectly JHI support more than 100,000 jobs in Maryland, one of every 29 in the state. In Baltimore City JHI support 60,000 jobs, or 16.7 % of all City employment...
  6. GLUTAMATE TRANSPORTERS IN THE CNS
    MICHAEL BYRNE ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland PHS 398 (Rev...
  7. Twenty-first Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    Grover Bagby; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application seeks partial support for this meeting, scheduled to be held in Baltimore, Maryland in October 2009...
  8. Mechanisms for cell specific modulation of proliferation and migration
    Thomas S Monahan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate, Dr. Monahan, is a vascular surgeon at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland ..
  9. Integrative Pathway Analysis of Epigenomic/transcriptional Alteration in HNSCC
    Joseph A Califano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7% of all City employment...
  10. Community Ambulation Following Hip Fracture
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three clinical sites (University of Maryland Baltimore;Arcadia University;University of Connecticut Health Center) will recruit a total of 300 community dwelling hip ..
  11. CHEMISTRY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY PROGRAM
    CLARK ALGAIER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Following posters were presented in the 48th Society of Toxicology meeting, held in Baltimore, MD, during 15-19, 2009: [unreadable] Analytical Method Validation of Tris(chloropropyl) phosphate, Mixture in ..
  12. Longitudinal Study of Lipids and APOE in the Development of AD and AD Pathology
    Michelle M Mielke; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..serial measures of Alzheimer's pathology in the living brain, as proposed here in the unique cohort of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA), initiated in 1958, are necessary to understand the relationship between ..
  13. Biomarkers of Sudden Death and Progressive Heart Failure
    GORDON FRANK TOMASELLI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7% of all City employment...
  14. A+ Head Start Intervention for Smoke Free Homes
    Cynthia S Rand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We therefore propose to draw on our established health and research partnership with Head Start programs in Baltimore City to test the effectiveness of an ETS reduction intervention with demonstrated efficacy, when delivered in ..
  15. The Role of Genetics in Innate Immunity Following Cholestasis
    Samuel M Alaish; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..coli. He has trained numerous postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. The University of Maryland at Baltimore, which includes its Center for Vaccine Development and the Mucosal Biology Research Center, offers a superb ..
  16. Urine biomarkers of lupus nephritis pathology and response to therapy
    James C Oates; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Subjects will derive from the Charleston and Baltimore inception cohorts and the Genentech LUNAR study population...
  17. Biological Pathways of Acute and Chronic Stress in Aged Hip Fracture Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The sample will include 225 older informal caregivers to elderly hip fracture patients recruited from 8 Baltimore area hospitals (108 new and continuing caregivers to patients in the Baltimore Hip Studies, BHS-7;and 117 new ..
  18. Insulin and IGF-1 regulation of the GnR H neuron
    Sara A DiVall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..research faculty within the divisions of Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Metabolism, and the Chicago-Baltimore Cooperative Center for Reproductive Research provide a rich learning environment...
  19. Quantification and Characterization of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque by CT
    Armin A Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dr. Zadeh is an academic cardiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland...
  20. Virulence-Associated Proteins of Pathogenic Leptospira Species
    James Matsunaga; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One study found that 16% of Baltimore's inner city black males, an important component of the patient population served by VA medical centers...
  21. Lay Health Worker Model to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities in Asian Americans
    Hee Soon Juon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans through outreach, screening, education, research, and training in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area...
  22. Particle-Induced Cardiac Effects in Senescent Mice
    Clarke Tankersley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specific Aim 3 investigates whether acute exposures to ambient urban Baltimore air pollution alter cardiac function and lung inflammatory responses in senescent mice...
  23. 9th International Symposium on Bordetella
    Nicholas H Carbonetti; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Symposium on Bordetella, to be held in October 2010 at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. Sessions on Pathogenesis, Immunology, Genomics, Epidemiology, and Prevention and Treatment will be included...
  24. Long Term Effects of Diet and Exercise on Early Diabetic Neuropathy
    Lindsay Zilliox; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..complete coursework to earn a Master's of Science in Clinical Research through the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She will also continue to be mentored by a group of senior VA investigators that will provide a diverse ..
  25. EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN THE POPULATION
    William W Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One consequence is mortality. The 11,519 individuals interviewed in the first three ECA sites (New Haven, Baltimore, and St...
  26. Mechanisms Linking Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease
    Larissa A Shimoda; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7% of all City employment...
  27. Ecological Analysis of Activity, Eating, &Weight in Adolescents
    James F Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Neighborhoods in two regions in the U.S. (Seattle-King County, WA and Baltimore-Washington, DC) will be selected for study...
  28. Fission Yeast as a HTS Platform for New Molecular Probes of HIV-1 VPR-Medicated A
    Richard Yuqi Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..analyses;the second Specific Aim will be carried out at the HTS Core Facility of the University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMB) to further configure our assays for HTS and to conduct a pilot run by using a small ChemDiv40000 compound ..
  29. Reducing Asthma Morbidity in High Risk Minority Preschool Children
    Cynthia S Rand; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to draw on our established health and research partnership with Head Start programs in Baltimore City to test the effectiveness of this home-based asthma education intervention with demonstrated efficacy, when ..
  30. 9 Intl Symposium - Functional Neuroreceptor Mapping of the Living Brain NRM 2012
    DEAN FOSTER WONG; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Symposium on Functional Neuroreceptor Mapping of the Living Brain (NRM12) from August 9 - 11, 2012 in Baltimore, MD...
  31. 950 MHz NMR Spectrometer with Cryogenic Probe
    DAVID JOSEPH WEBER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): NIH-funded principal investigators at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) have ..
  32. Improving substance abuse counseling adherence using web-based videoconferencing
    Van L King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Baltimore City alone Johns Hopkins directly and indirectly supports 60,000 jobs, or 16.7 percent of all City employment...
  33. Phone-Based Postpartum Continuing Care: Smoking Cessation Beginning in Pregnancy
    VICTORIA HOPE COLEMAN-COWGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..past 90 days will be recruited at their first prenatal appointment at the Maryland Women's Center (MWC) in Baltimore, Maryland...
  34. Development &Malleability from Childhood to Adulthood
    Nicholas S Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..who begin first grade in the fall of 1993 in 9 elementary schools in predominantiy low to lower middle-income Baltimore areas (lalongo et al., 1999) and 2) an ongoing study of allelic variants (Uhl et al...
  35. The Role of Cell Wall Lipids in Pathogenesis of Rifampin-Resistant TB
    Petros C Karakousis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in Shanghai, China and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, U.S.A...
  36. University of Maryland, Baltimore Biomarker Reference Laboratory
    Sanford A Stass; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a renewal application for the University of Maryland Baltimore Biomarker Reference Laboratory (UMB BRL)...
  37. Developing a brain-machine interface for an ankle robot
    Larry Forrester; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the Baltimore VA's Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence, we have developed an impedance controlled ankle ..
  38. CRIME-PA: CRIme Measures Evaluations for Physical Activity
    James F Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..studies of residents of diverse neighborhoods in 3 US regions - San Diego, CA, Seattle/King County, WA and Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC...
  39. Effects of Reducing Indoor Particulate Matter on the Asthmatic Response
    SONALI BOSE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CCAUE), a collaborative, multidisciplinary research group that has been conducting asthma research in Baltimore for several years, will provide the infrastructure and resources needed to ensure that study procedures will be ..
  40. African American Eye Disease Study
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in AAs are from two population based assessments initiated and conducted 20-28 years ago in Maryland (The Baltimore Eye Survey [1985-88] and The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project [1993-95](1, 6))...
  41. Insulin and growth factor signaling in the pituitary gonadotroph
    Ryan S Miller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This program, supported by the Baltimore-Chicago Center for Reproductive Research (U54 HD41859), will be mentored by Dr...
  42. Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in the African Diaspora
    OLUFUNMILAYO F OLOPADE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..171 cases and 378 controls from Barbados, and 681 cases and 945 controls from Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia and Baltimore;2) Conduct both standard and novel genetic analyses of the data to map genes associated with breast cancer ..
  43. Defining and demystifying bone quality in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    KENDALL MOSELEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dual x-ray absorptiometry and quantitative computed-tomography (CT) performed on men and women in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging across the three categories of glycemic control will be used to compare areal BMD, ..
  44. Sixth Annual OSSD Meeting
    Christine Carter; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Sixth Annual Meeting of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD), to be held June 7-9, 2012 in Baltimore, MD...
  45. Multi-Center Assessment of Health Literacy and Oral Health
    Mark D Macek; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research project brings an experienced multidisciplinary team together from Baltimore, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Washington, DC to comprehensively study these associations between health literacy ..
  46. Intensive Outpatient v. Outpatient Treatment with Buprenorphine among African Ame
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This arrangement has potential to ameliorate the access problem for African Americans, who in Baltimore make up about 80 percent of the city's heroin-using population...
  47. Role of B-cell oncogenes and microRNA-34 in B-lymphopoiesis and neoplasia
    Dinesh S Rao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The structured research training proposed herein will be completed in the laboratory of David Baltimore, Ph.D., at the California Institute of Technology, as part of the UCLA-Caltech STAR program. Dr...
  48. Vaccine Potential of Type IV Pilin from Clostridium difficle
    Michael S Donnenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..productivity studying T4P and using animal models of disease and the environment at the University of Maryland Baltimore is ideal for the proposed research...
  49. Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(5/6)Baltimore Protocol Treatment Site
    Timothy W Kinlock; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A benefit-cost analysis will be conducted to compare the costs of the treatment with the quantifiable benefits in terms of reduced crime, re-incarceration and medical services and increased employment. ..
  50. The Role and Genetic Mechanism of Epigenetic Plasticity in Age-Related Disease
    Andrew P Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and quantitative aging phenotypes under both our mean and plasticity models, using 2000 participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA), and genome-wide SNP and methylation approaches...
  51. The role of central IGF- 1 feedback in the regulation of growth and metabolism
    CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH ROMERO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the collaborating research faculty within the Divisions of Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Metabolism, the Baltimore Diabetes Research and Training Center and the greater Johns Hopkins University will provide a rich learning ..
  52. Trajectories of Substance Use and Comorbid Mental Illness
    Magdalena Cerda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I will develop, validate and field an instrument to conduct objective ratings of urban blocks in Baltimore City, to measure community factors that are theoretically linked to risk of substance use and psychiatric ..
  53. Bioethics Research Infrastructure Initiative
    CLAUDIA ROSE BAQUET; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Program Abstract/Summary: The University of Maryland Baltimore is submitting this application to establish a Bioethics Center under the NCMHD ARRA Scientific priority area "Bioethics Research ..
  54. Research Training in Rehabilitation for Brain Injury and Neurological Disability
    MICHAEL VAN DOREN JOHNSTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and in the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore. The Kennedy Krieger Institute is a major center for clinical care and research on neurological disabilities in ..
  55. CRCNS: Receptor mobility and scaffold dynamics at single glutamatergic synapses
    Sridhar Raghavachari; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, the project will be integrated into ongoing outreach efforts to expose local underrepresented high school and undergraduate students in Durham and Baltimore to advanced math and science.
  56. TRIP-PCI: PAR1 Pepducin-Based Interventions in Arterial Thrombosis
    Athan Kuliopulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gurbel in Baltimore, Dr. Kimmelstiel in Boston, and Dr. Kereiakes in Cincinnati...
  57. In-Incubator Live Cell Fluorescence/DIC Time Lapse Imaging System
    Martin F Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Principal investigators at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) have a pressing need for an Olympus Viva-View In-Incubator Microscope System to monitor long-term changes in cell and tissue ..
  58. Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting Enhanced with mHealth Technology
    Phyllis W Sharps; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..1600 Medicaid eligible pregnant women in a perinatal home visiting program (800 from urban Baltimore and 800 from rural Virginia) will be recruited for Phase I and 400 IPV+ women (200 from each site) for Phase II...
  59. Impact of Information Prescriptions on Medication Adherence in ED Patients
    Nancy K Roderer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and released with a prescribed medication(s) from three hospitals serving different patient populations in the Baltimore metropolitan area will be enrolled in the study...
  60. UM-IHV AITRP in Nigeria
    WILLIAM ALBERT BLATTNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..masters level and doctoral degree training of 14, long-term postdoctoral training for 8, short-term training in Baltimore for 25, and 84 courses, workshops and scientific meeting support activities that have impacted 1250 trainees ..
  61. The Impact of Environmental and Physiological Factors on Sexual Assault and HIV
    JAMILA KINSHASA STOCKMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will recruit 400 HIV-negative AA women at increased risk for HIV from low- income health clinics in inner-city Baltimore, MD into a retrospective cohort study...
  62. Immune Mechanisms of Protection in S. Typhi Vaccines
    Marcelo B Sztein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Pollard (Oxford, UK) has recently reestablished, in collaboration with the CVD in Baltimore, the challenge model originally pioneered at UMB in the 1960's in which subjects were orally challenged ..
  63. Improving Outcomes in Hydrocephalus: Bridging the Gap between Basic Science and C
    James McAllister; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Bridging the Gap between Basic Science and Clinical Management" scheduled for September 14-15, 2009 in Baltimore, MD...
  64. FOCUS Hip Fracture Transfusion Trial: Delirium and Other Cognitive Outcomes
    Ann L Gruber Baldini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE(S): University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ Beth Israel Deaconess ..
  65. IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORKS ON SYPHILIS TRANSMISSION
    Anne Rompalo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The investigators propose to examine the role of social context and social influence on syphilis transmission in Baltimore. Currently, Baltimore has the Nation's highest rates for newly acquired primary and secondary syphilis...
  66. MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORK
    Claudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The target populations are African Americans in Baltimore City, African Americans and other rural undeserved groups on the Eastern Shore and throughout MD...
  67. Keys to Successful Implementation of Street Outreach for Violence Prevention
    JENNIFER MENDEL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An interim evaluation of the program in Baltimore found significant program effects on reducing homicides in a neighborhood where the program was implemented with ..
  68. 2012 Teratology Society Annual Meeting - Student/New and Early Stage Investigator
    JOHN MATTHEWSON GRAHAM; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In 2012, the Society will hold its 52nd Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, MD...
  69. Recovery of Vaginal Flora after Douching Cessation
    Jonathan Zenilman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vaginal douching is a commonly practiced behavior and previous work in Baltimore found that 70 percent of women in the Baltimore STD clinics report current douching...
  70. Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions
    Ligia Peralta; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) STAR TRACK Adolescent HIV Program (STAR TRACK Program) is a clinical and research unit with significant experience in the areas of adolescent HIV research...
  71. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF THE OUTCOME OF ASEPTIC MENINGITIS
    John Modlin; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..sequelae by prospectively following approximately 136 children who are admitted to one of three hospitals in Baltimore with aseptic meningitis between 8/1/85 and 10/31/89...
  72. The Bare Bones: A Symposium on Bone Health and Osteoporosis
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The Women's Health Research Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore, in partnership with the University of Maryland Center for Research on Aging, the Center for Preventive Health Services of the Maryland Department of Health & ..
  73. Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM)
    Joseph R Lakowicz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..an Alba fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) that will be housed in the University of Maryland-Baltimore Center for Fluorescence Spectroscopy (CFS), a campus-wide resource...
  74. A Dynamic Multilevel Analysis of Substance Use and HIV
    Katharine Poundstone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..individual HIV seroconversion and self-reported risk behaviors among a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs) in Baltimore, MD...
  75. POPULATION BASED CASE CONTROL STUDY OF ORAL CANCER
    Maria Rosa Watson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Rosa Watson to establish an independent clinical and research faculty position at the University of Maryland at Baltimore Dental School...
  76. Baltimore VIRAHEP-C Clinical Center
    Charles Howell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, we propose the Baltimore Clinical Center to participate in a multicenter clinical study of resistance to antiviral therapies for chronic ..
  77. COMMUNITY PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS FOR URBAN DEMOLITION
    Mark Farfel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. cities are razing thousands of abandoned and derelict houses in aging neighborhoods. Baltimore, for example, has initiated a campaign to demolish 22,000 vacant, aging and deteriorating row houses by the year ..