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  1. ncbi Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in Chicago
    Kimberly A Lochner
    Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003
  2. ncbi Fine-scale genetic variation and evolution of West Nile Virus in a transmission "hot spot" in suburban Chicago, USA
    Luigi Bertolotti
    Universita degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia, Ecologia, Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
    Virology 374:381-9. 2008
  3. pmc Needle exchange and sexual risk behaviors among a cohort of injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois
    Dezheng Huo
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:35-40. 2009
  4. ncbi Professional interpreters and bilingual physicians in a pediatric emergency department: effect on resource utilization
    Louis C Hampers
    Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Denver, Colo 80218, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1108-13. 2002
  5. pmc Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a multi-component alcohol use preventive intervention for urban youth: project northland Chicago
    Kelli A Komro
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Addiction 103:606-18. 2008
  6. ncbi A comparison of the availability and affordability of a market basket in two communities in the Chicago area
    Daniel Block
    Department of Geography, Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology, Chicago State University, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:837-45. 2006
  7. ncbi Hospital and societal costs of antimicrobial-resistant infections in a Chicago teaching hospital: implications for antibiotic stewardship
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicin, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1175-84. 2009
  8. pmc The effect of the 1995 heat wave in Chicago on all-cause and cause-specific mortality
    Reinhard Kaiser
    Division for Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S158-62. 2007
  9. ncbi Avian host community structure and prevalence of West Nile virus in Chicago, Illinois
    Scott R Loss
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Shelford Vivarium, 606 E Healey St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Oecologia 159:415-24. 2009
  10. ncbi Relation of vegetable, fruit, and meat intake to 7-year blood pressure change in middle-aged men: the Chicago Western Electric Study
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 159:572-80. 2004

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  1. ncbi Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in Chicago
    Kimberly A Lochner
    Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003
    ..of death for persons 45-64 years by race and sex to neighborhood indicators of social capital and poverty for 342 Chicago neighborhoods in the USA, we tested the ecological association between neighborhood-level social capital and ..
  2. ncbi Fine-scale genetic variation and evolution of West Nile Virus in a transmission "hot spot" in suburban Chicago, USA
    Luigi Bertolotti
    Universita degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia, Ecologia, Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
    Virology 374:381-9. 2008
    Mosquitoes and birds were sampled for West Nile virus (WNV) in suburban Chicago, USA, in a "hot spot" of arboviral transmission. Viral genetic diversity within this area was similar to that within Illinois and the United States...
  3. pmc Needle exchange and sexual risk behaviors among a cohort of injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois
    Dezheng Huo
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:35-40. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of a needle exchange program (NEP) on sexual risk behaviors of injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  4. ncbi Professional interpreters and bilingual physicians in a pediatric emergency department: effect on resource utilization
    Louis C Hampers
    Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Denver, Colo 80218, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1108-13. 2002
    ..To determine the impact of interpreters and bilingual physicians on emergency department (ED) resource utilization...
  5. pmc Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a multi-component alcohol use preventive intervention for urban youth: project northland Chicago
    Kelli A Komro
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Addiction 103:606-18. 2008
    ..The goal of this group-randomized trial was to test the effectiveness of an adapted alcohol use preventive intervention for urban, low-income and multi-ethnic settings...
  6. ncbi A comparison of the availability and affordability of a market basket in two communities in the Chicago area
    Daniel Block
    Department of Geography, Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology, Chicago State University, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:837-45. 2006
    ..Detailed analysis focuses on the relationship between community store mix and price, availability and produce quality...
  7. ncbi Hospital and societal costs of antimicrobial-resistant infections in a Chicago teaching hospital: implications for antibiotic stewardship
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicin, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1175-84. 2009
    ..Organisms resistant to antimicrobials continue to emerge and spread. This study was performed to measure the medical and societal cost attributable to antimicrobial-resistant infection (ARI)...
  8. pmc The effect of the 1995 heat wave in Chicago on all-cause and cause-specific mortality
    Reinhard Kaiser
    Division for Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S158-62. 2007
    We sought to reexamine the effects of the 1995 Chicago heat wave on all-cause and cause-specific mortality, including mortality displacement, using advanced time-series analysis methods.
  9. ncbi Avian host community structure and prevalence of West Nile virus in Chicago, Illinois
    Scott R Loss
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Shelford Vivarium, 606 E Healey St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Oecologia 159:415-24. 2009
    ..avian seroprevalence for antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV), and infection of WNV in Culex mosquitoes, in the Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA, a region of historically high WNV activity...
  10. ncbi Relation of vegetable, fruit, and meat intake to 7-year blood pressure change in middle-aged men: the Chicago Western Electric Study
    Katsuyuki Miura
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 159:572-80. 2004
    ..examined relations of food intake to BP change in a prospective cohort study of 1,710 employed men in Chicago, Illinois, initially aged 41-57 years...
  11. ncbi Contextual effects of built and social environments of urban neighborhoods on exercise: a multilevel study in Chicago
    Ming Wen
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:247-54. 2009
    ..Examine the contextual effects of neighborhood built and social environments on exercise...
  12. ncbi Living donor kidney transplantation across positive crossmatch: the University of Illinois at Chicago experience
    James J Thielke
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transplantation 87:268-73. 2009
    ..To increase living donation for kidney transplantation, we investigated desensitization of recipients with positive crossmatch against a potential living donor...
  13. ncbi Genetic variation associated with mammalian feeding in Culex pipiens from a West Nile virus epidemic region in Chicago, Illinois
    Shaoming Huang
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:637-42. 2009
    ..We examined the genetic variations of Cx. pipiens mosquitoes from Chicago, Illinois that were determined to be principally ornithophilic but exhibited a relatively higher inclination for ..
  14. ncbi Injection-related risk behaviors in young urban and suburban injection drug users in Chicago (1997-1999)
    L E Thorpe
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:71-8. 2001
    ..From 1997 to 1999, we recruited 700 active IDUs aged 18 to 30 years in Chicago and its suburbs. A suburban residence was reported by 38% of participants...
  15. pmc Efficacy of the Chicago parent program with low-income African American and Latino parents of young children
    Deborah Gross
    Johns Hopkins University, Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Sci 10:54-65. 2009
    This study tested the efficacy of a 12-session parent training program, the Chicago Parent Program (CPP), which was developed in collaboration with African American and Latino parents...
  16. ncbi Obesity prevalence among a group of Chicago residents with disabilities
    James H Rimmer
    Department of Disability and Human Development and College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608 6904, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1461-4. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity in a predominantly minority group of adults with disabilities...
  17. ncbi Relation of heart rate with cardiovascular disease in normal-weight individuals: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry
    Mohammad Ali Kizilbash
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Cardiol 11:141-7. 2008
    ..In women aged 18 to 39, the relationship was not significant. In general, normal-weight individuals with lower RHRs have lower levels of CVD risk factors and mortality...
  18. ncbi A community effort to reduce the black/white breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago
    David Ansell
    544 Academic Facility, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1681-8. 2009
    The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Taskforce was formed to address a growing black/white breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago...
  19. ncbi A multilevel study of neighborhoods and parent-to-child physical aggression: results from the project on human development in Chicago neighborhoods
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:84-97. 2003
    ..Data for this article come from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods and were analyzed using hierarchical linear modeling. An interval scale of PCPA was developed...
  20. ncbi An examination of the effect of landscape pattern, land surface temperature, and socioeconomic conditions on WNV dissemination in Chicago
    Hua Liu
    Department of Political Science and Geography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 159:143-61. 2009
    ..and socioeconomic conditions on the spread of West Nile virus (WNV) caused by mosquitoes and animal hosts in Chicago, USA...
  21. ncbi Rapid morphological and genetic change in Chicago-area Peromyscus
    Oliver R W Pergams
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607 USA
    Mol Ecol 17:450-63. 2008
    We report rapid change of morphology and mitochondrial genes in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) in the Chicago (Illinois, USA) region...
  22. pmc Neighborhood effects on posthospitalization mortality: a population-based cohort study of the elderly in Chicago
    Ming Wen
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1108-27. 2005
    ..Place of residence is associated with health outcomes...
  23. ncbi Heat-related mortality during a 1999 heat wave in Chicago
    Mary P Naughton
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Progam Office, and the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:221-7. 2002
    During the summer of 1999, Chicago's second deadliest heat wave of the decade resulted in at least 80 deaths...
  24. ncbi Cardiovascular disease knowledge among culturally Deaf patients in Chicago
    Helen Margellos-Anast
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, California Avenue at 15th Street, Room K450, Chicago, IL 60608 1797, USA
    Prev Med 42:235-9. 2006
    ..A comprehensive health survey of Deaf adults included questions on CVD knowledge...
  25. ncbi Induced abortion and intimate relationship quality in the Chicago Health and Social Life Survey
    P K Coleman
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
    Public Health 123:331-8. 2009
    ..To examine associations between abortion and relationship functioning...
  26. ncbi The ecology of race and socioeconomic distress: infant and working-age mortality in Chicago
    A M Guest
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Demography 35:23-34. 1998
    ..unemployment, and racial segregation on age-, sex-, and race-specific mortality rates in racially defined Chicago community areas from 1989 to 1991...
  27. ncbi Asthma burden in a citywide, diverse sample of elementary schoolchildren in Chicago
    Madeleine U Shalowitz
    Section for Child and Family Health Studies, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:271-7. 2007
    ..symptoms of possible undiagnosed asthma in a large, citywide, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse sample of Chicago elementary schoolchildren...
  28. ncbi Indirect carbon reduction by residential vegetation and planting strategies in Chicago, USA
    H K Jo
    Division of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, College of Engineering, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 200 701, Kangwon Do, South Korea corrected
    J Environ Manage 61:165-77. 2001
    ..vegetation on the indirect reduction of atmospheric carbon for two residential neighborhoods in north-west Chicago. The effects of shading, evapotranspiration, and windspeed reduction were considered and were found to have ..
  29. ncbi Neighborhood residential segregation and mental health: a multilevel analysis on Hispanic Americans in Chicago
    Min Ah Lee
    The Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University, Korea
    Soc Sci Med 68:1975-84. 2009
    ..residential segregation is associated with the mental health of Puerto Rican and Mexican Americans in Chicago. Multilevel analyses reveal that neighborhood residential segregation is positively associated with depressive ..
  30. ncbi HIV risk practices among needle exchange users and nonusers in Chicago
    Lawrence Ouellet
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community Outreach Intervention Projects, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1187-96. 2004
    ..To assess associations between needle exchange program (NEP) use and drug injection risk practices...
  31. pmc Characteristics of mammography facility locations and stage of breast cancer at diagnosis in Chicago
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 86:196-213. 2009
    ..Our objective in this exploratory study was to investigate whether stage of breast cancer at diagnosis among Chicago residents is associated with characteristics of the neighborhoods in which proximate mammography facilities are ..
  32. ncbi Compliance with ambulatory saliva sampling in the chicago health, aging, and social relations study and associations with social support
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 34:209-16. 2007
    ..Noncompliance with instructed saliva sampling times in ambulatory settings can compromise resulting cortisol findings...
  33. ncbi Hotline update of clinical trials and registries presented at the ACC and SCAI-ACCi2 meeting 2008 in Chicago
    Yvonne P Clever
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie, Angiologie, und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 97:409-17. 2008
    ..Key presentations made at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), held in Chicago, IL, USA from 29 March till first April 2008 are reported...
  34. ncbi Summer E. coli patterns and responses along 23 Chicago beaches
    Richard L Whitman
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:9217-24. 2008
    ..E. coli data collected over five years from 23 Chicago beaches clearly identified ambient linked patterns at the regional scale...
  35. ncbi Outcome of treatment for congenital toxoplasmosis, 1981-2004: the National Collaborative Chicago-Based, Congenital Toxoplasmosis Study
    Rima McLeod
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1383-94. 2006
    ..Long-term follow-up of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis treated throughout their first year of life with pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine has not been reported...
  36. pmc Comparison of health status indicators in chicago: are Black-White disparities worsening?
    Helen Margellos
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608 1797, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:116-21. 2004
    This study examined Chicago residents' progress toward the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing racial disparities in health and compared the results with a recent analysis of US data.
  37. pmc Risk factor burden in middle age and lifetime risks for cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular death (Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry)
    Donald M Lloyd-Jones
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:535-40. 2007
    ..In this study, participants in the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry aged 40 to 59 years in 1967 to 1973 were stratified into 5 groups ..
  38. pmc Prevalence of obesity among children in six Chicago communities: findings from a health survey
    Helen Margellos-Anast
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:117-25. 2008
    We analyzed data from a community health survey to assess levels of obesity and overweight among children in some Chicago communities compared with national U.S. estimates.
  39. ncbi Emissions of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from sludge drying beds to the atmosphere in Chicago
    Seung Muk Yi
    Department of Environmental Health, Seoul National University, Yeongon dong, Chongro Gu, Seoul 110 799, Republic of Korea
    Chemosphere 71:1028-34. 2008
    Ambient air PCB concentrations in the Lake Calumet region in Southeast Chicago have been found to be significantly higher than in nearby non-urban areas...
  40. ncbi Changes in the sharing of drug injection equipment among street-recruited injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois, 1994--1996
    Dezheng Huo
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:63-76. 2005
    ..Beginning in 1994, 794 street-recruited injection drug users in Chicago were interviewed and followed at 6 and 12 months postbaseline...
  41. pmc Black-White health disparities in the United States and Chicago: a 15-year progress analysis
    Jennifer M Orsi
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, California Ave at 15th St, K443, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:349-56. 2010
    In an effort to examine national and Chicago, Illinois, progress in meeting the Healthy People 2010 goal of eliminating health disparities, we examined whether disparities between non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White persons widened,..
  42. ncbi Unsafe to play? Neighborhood disorder and lack of safety predict reduced physical activity among urban children and adolescents
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:378-86. 2004
    ..Associations between activity levels of urban youth and limited access to safe recreation areas in their neighborhoods of residence were investigated...
  43. pmc From social structural factors to perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness: the Chicago health, aging, and social relations study
    Louise C Hawkley
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Biopsychological Sciences Building, 940 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S375-84. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to test a conceptual model of loneliness in which social structural factors are posited to operate through proximal factors to influence perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness...
  44. pmc Effects of mumps outbreak in hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2006
    Amanda L Bonebrake
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:426-32. 2010
    In 2006, nearly 6,000 mumps cases were reported in the United States, 795 of which occurred in Illinois. In Chicago, 1 healthcare institution experienced ongoing transmission for 4 weeks...
  45. ncbi Asthma morbidity and treatment in the Chicago metropolitan area: one decade after national guidelines
    Evalyn N Grant
    Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:19-25. 2005
    ..Yet, no published population-based studies have examined the burden of asthma on the residents of a particular urban area known to be at high risk for poor asthma outcomes...
  46. pmc Adequacy of prenatal care utilization, maternal ethnicity, and infant birthweight in Chicago
    J W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 89:198-203. 1997
    ..analysis was performed on all African-American, Mexican-American, and non-Latino white singleton infants born in Chicago, Illinois between 1982 and 1983...
  47. pmc Collaborative research and action to control the geographic placement of outdoor advertising of alcohol and tobacco products in Chicago
    D P Hackbarth
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, 6525 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:558-67. 2001
    Community activists in Chicago believed their neighborhoods were being targeted by alcohol and tobacco outdoor advertisers, despite the Outdoor Advertising Association of America's voluntary code of principles, which claims to restrict ..
  48. pmc Neighborhood factors affecting rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Chicago
    James C Thomas
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 87:102-12. 2010
    ..Data were from the 1995 Program on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, the Chicago Health Department, and the Chicago Police Department...
  49. ncbi Characterization of atmospheric concentrations and partitioning of PAHs in the Chicago atmosphere
    Nedim Vardar
    Interamerican University, School of Engineering, 500 Dr John Will Harris, 00957, Bayamon, P R, USA
    Sci Total Environ 327:163-74. 2004
    An intensive sampling program has been undertaken in the absence of precipitation at an urban site, Chicago, to characterize the atmospheric concentration and partitioning of PAHs...
  50. ncbi Developing community health promotion interventions: selecting partners and fostering collaboration
    Susan R Levy
    University of Illinois, Chicago School of Public Health, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:314-22. 2003
    ..They provide a structure for project stability that can outlast individual commitments and a mechanism to keep project commitment on course and maintain active engagement...
  51. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of HIV among out-of-treatment injecting drug users, Chicago 1994-1996
    L J Ouellet
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:443-50. 2000
    To assess HIV prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors among IDUs in Chicago.
  52. ncbi Evidence-based appointment and promotion of academic faculty at the University of Chicago
    Martin E Feder
    University of Chicago, Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Acad Med 83:85-95. 2008
    ..In 2004-2005, The University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences and Pritzker School of Medicine reconceptualized its appointment, promotion, ..
  53. pmc Lyme disease in urban areas, Chicago
    Dean A Jobe
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1799-800. 2007
  54. pmc Reducing diabetes health disparities through community-based participatory action research: the Chicago Southeast Diabetes Community Action Coalition
    Aida L Giachello
    Midwest Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:309-23. 2003
    To address disproportionately high rates of diabetes morbidity and mortality in some of Chicago's medically underserved minority neighborhoods, a group of community residents, medical and social service providers, and a local university ..
  55. pmc Spatial distribution of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls in Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois
    Carolyn Persoon
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City Iowa, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2797-802. 2010
    Passive samplers were deployed across Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL to evaluate the spatial variability of airborne PCBs in urban areas...
  56. ncbi Underimmunization in Chicago children who dropped out of WIC
    Margaret M Cortese
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:29-33. 2004
    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) serves a large proportion of Chicago infants, but some discontinue participation before age 1 year...
  57. ncbi Mammography screening in six diverse communities in Chicago--a population study
    Steve Whitman
    Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, 1500 South California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:166-72. 2007
    ..Data at the community level regarding mammography screening can help explain health disparities and inform plans for improved screening efforts...
  58. pmc Evaluating Chicago's success in reaching the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing health disparities
    A Silva
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:484-94. 2001
    This study was designed to assess Chicago's progress from 1980 to 1998 in addressing the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing health disparities.
  59. ncbi Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:113-7. 2007
    ..To explore the association between race and preterm birth among women with a lifelong residence in high-income neighborhoods...
  60. pmc Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Cancer 115:4385-96. 2009
    ..This article describes the design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study (CHLS), an on-going study designed to examine the health behaviors and body mass index of ..
  61. ncbi Defining negative margins in DCIS patients treated with breast conservation therapy: The University of Chicago experience
    Sunati Sahoo
    Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Breast J 11:242-7. 2005
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  62. ncbi The relation of the perceived environment to fear, physical activity, and health in public housing developments: evidence from Chicago
    Caterina G Roman
    Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S286-308. 2009
    ..However, neither fear nor physical activity was associated with obesity. We discuss the implications of these findings for improving the quality of life of disadvantaged residents living in high-crime neighborhoods...
  63. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infection: prevalence, risk factors, and prevention opportunities among young injection drug users in Chicago, 1997-1999
    L E Thorpe
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1588-94. 2000
    ..C virus (HCV) infection were studied in a large sample of 698 young adult injection drug users (IDUs) in Chicago, 18-30 years old...
  64. ncbi Concentrations and gas/particle partitioning of PCBs in Chicago
    Yucel Tasdemir
    Uludag University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Environmental Engineering, 16059 Gorukle Bursa, Turkey
    Environ Pollut 131:35-44. 2004
    Thirty seven air samples were collected in Chicago, IL from June to October 1995 and analyzed for gas and particle concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  65. ncbi Effectiveness of combined sewer overflow treatment for dissolved oxygen improvement in the Chicago waterways
    E Alp
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Water Sci Technol 56:215-22. 2007
    ..Attainability Analysis (UAA) has been initiated to evaluate what water-quality standards can be achieved in the Chicago Waterway System (CWS)...
  66. pmc Vienna-Chicago: the cultural transformation of the model system of the un-opposed molar
    Xianghong Luan
    Oral Biology, UIC College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60565, USA
    Bioessays 29:819-30. 2007
    ..the Nazi period to address Vienna's questions about evolution and heredity and about genes and environment in Chicago's post-WWII scientific exile community...
  67. ncbi Design of the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP)
    Julia L Bienias
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:349-55. 2003
    The design of the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP) is described...
  68. ncbi The clinical implications of the CHICAGO study for the management of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Tamar Polonsky
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 19:94-9. 2009
    The CHICAGO study (Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Atherosclerosis Using Pioglitazone) tested the hypothesis that pioglitazone would have a beneficial effect for reducing CIMT progression, compared with glimepiride...
  69. pmc Identifying hidden sexual bridging communities in Chicago
    Yoosik Youm
    Department of Sociology, Yonsei University, 262 Seong san Seodaemun gu, Seoul, South Korea
    J Urban Health 86:107-20. 2009
    ..the analysis of sexual network linkages beyond individual and risk group levels to a community level in which Chicago's 77 community areas are examined as subpopulations for the purpose of identifying potential bridging communities...
  70. ncbi Local-scale fluxes of carbon dioxide in urban environments: methodological challenges and results from Chicago
    C S B Grimmond
    Department of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Environ Pollut 116:S243-54. 2002
    ..Results from a very short-term study of CO2 fluxes, undertaken in Chicago, Illinois in the summer of 1995, are presented...
  71. ncbi A community-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome
    L A Jason
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2129-37. 1999
    ....
  72. pmc Educational success and adult health: findings from the Chicago longitudinal study
    James Topitzes
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis 1057, PO Box 786, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Prev Sci 10:175-95. 2009
    ..measures and the outcomes and, if so, what pathways account for this mediation effect? Data were derived from the Chicago Longitudinal Study, an investigation of a cohort of 1,539 individuals, born around 1980, who attended ..
  73. ncbi Targeting improvements in asthma morbidity in Chicago: a 10-year retrospective of community action
    John Jay Shannon
    Parkland Health and Hospital System, Administration Suite, 5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75214, USA
    Chest 132:866S-873S. 2007
    b>Chicago has been described as "asthma ground zero" due to its disproportionately high rates of asthma-related hospitalization and mortality...
  74. ncbi Clinical malaria and sickle cell disease among multiple family members in Chicago, Illinois
    Daniel Glikman
    University of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, MC 6054, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e745-8. 2007
    ..The importance of antimalarial prophylaxis should be communicated to parents of children who are traveling to endemic areas as part of routine child care...
  75. ncbi Diversity and disparity: GIS and small-area analysis in six Chicago neighborhoods
    Steven Whitman
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Med Syst 28:397-411. 2004
    ..g., cities, counties, states). In this context, 14 health status indicators (HSIs) were examined for six Chicago community areas that reflect the substantial diversity of the city...
  76. ncbi The impact of discontinuation of male STD screening services at a large urban county jail: Chicago, 2002-2004
    Jennifer Broad
    Chicago Department of Public Health, STD HIV Prevention and Care Program, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:S49-52. 2009
    ..Before April 2003, all male detainees were offered chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (GC) screening tests, after which services were limited to symptom-based testing. In 2003, male screening was discontinued at a large urban county jail...
  77. ncbi On-time immunization rates among children who enter Chicago public schools
    Samuel R Dominguez
    Pediatric Immunization Program and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e741-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine on-time immunization coverage rates among infants and toddlers stratified by race/ethnicity in a large metropolitan center...
  78. ncbi Risk factors for mortality in a diverse cohort of patients with childhood-onset diabetes in Chicago
    Deborah L Burnet
    Internal Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2559-63. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether risk of death differed by demographic or other characteristics in a population-based cohort of patients with childhood-onset diabetes...
  79. ncbi Acculturation and cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans living in Chicago
    Janine M Jurkowski
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:411-7. 2005
    ..To examine acculturation as a correlate of cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans...
  80. ncbi A pilot study describing local residents' perceptions of asthma and knowledge of asthma care in selected Chicago communities
    T Conway
    The Chicago Cook County Ambulatory Care Council Asthma Taskforce, IL, USA
    Chest 116:229S-234S. 1999
    To understand inner-city Chicago residents' perception of the prevalence and severity of asthma as well as their knowledge of asthma control and management.
  81. ncbi Laryngeal basement membrane thickening is not a reliable postmortem marker for SIDS: results from the Chicago Infant Mortality Study
    H F Krous
    Children s Hospital San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 20:221-7. 1999
    ..Therefore, LBMT should not be used to diagnose SIDS...
  82. ncbi Neighborhood social cohesion and youth participation in physical activity in Chicago
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:427-35. 2009
    ..data from 680 young people (ages 11-15 years at baseline) participating in the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods...
  83. ncbi Phase II clinical trial of bevacizumab and low-dose metronomic oral cyclophosphamide in recurrent ovarian cancer: a trial of the California, Chicago, and Princess Margaret Hospital phase II consortia
    Agustin A Garcia
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:76-82. 2008
    ..A phase II trial was conducted to evaluate the antitumor activity and adverse effects of bevacizumab and metronomic oral cyclophosphamide in women with recurrent OC...
  84. pmc Patient perceptions of quality of life with diabetes-related complications and treatments
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2478-83. 2007
    ..We quantify patients' utilities (a measure of preference) for the full array of diabetes-related complications and treatments...
  85. ncbi Long-term consequences of body mass index for cardiovascular mortality: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry study
    Alan R Dyer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 4402, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:101-8. 2004
    ..follow-up (25 years) in BMI-cardiovascular mortality associations in eight age-gender subcohorts from the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry; and 2) addresses the impact of previously identified ..
  86. pmc Stigma in the workplace: employer attitudes about people with HIV in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Chicago
    Deepa Rao
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1541-9. 2008
    ..and hiring practices towards people with HIV across three culturally and linguistically distinct cities: Chicago, Beijing, and Hong Kong...
  87. ncbi Obesity and related risk factors among low socio-economic status minority students in Chicago
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:927-38. 2007
    ..To assess overweight and related risk factors among urban low socio-economic status (SES) African-American adolescents in an attempt to study the underlying causes of ethnicity and gender disparities in overweight...
  88. ncbi Ethnic/racial homogeneity and sexually transmitted disease: a study of 77 Chicago community areas
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:108-11. 2009
    ..Wide ethnic and racial disparities persist in the rates of reported STDs. Blacks and Hispanics have higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea than European Americans...
  89. ncbi Geographic variability in childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:639-645.e1. 2008
    ..Childhood asthma prevalence has been shown to be higher in urban communities overall without an understanding of differences by neighborhood...
  90. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a prework screening program for the University of Illinois at Chicago physical plant
    Michael Littleton
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, Occupational Therapy Department, 1801 W Taylor, 2C, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Work 21:243-50. 2003
    ..program jointly developed by the Occupational and Physical Therapy Departments (University of Illinois at Chicago) was first implemented in March 1998. A total of 712 screens were completed from 3-01-98 through 2-28-01...
  91. pmc Association of West Nile virus illness and urban landscapes in Chicago and Detroit
    Marilyn O Ruiz
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 6:10. 2007
    ..to be associated with West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission and compared those to human cases of illness in 2002 in Chicago and Detroit...
  92. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use for arthritis pain in 2 Chicago community areas
    Joe Feinglass
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:744-9. 2007
    To compare the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for arthritis between 2 ethnically distinct metropolitan Chicago community areas.
  93. ncbi Atmospheric pressure and sudden infant death syndrome in Cook County, Chicago
    M J Campbell
    Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:287-9. 2001
    We investigated daily deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Cook County, Chicago, from 1 January 1986 to 31 December 1990. The daily SIDS rate was 0.54 deaths/day. Mean daily atmospheric pressure ranged from 952 to 1007 mb...
  94. pmc Dead crow reports and location of human West Nile virus cases, Chicago, 2002
    John T Watson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:938-40. 2004
    ..During the summer and fall of 2002, an epidemic (223 cases) and epizootic of West Nile virus infections occurred in Chicago. Retrospective spatial analysis demonstrated that age-adjusted human case rates were three times higher inside ..
  95. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in diagnosed and possible undiagnosed asthma among public-school children in Chicago
    Kelly Quinn
    Department of Child and Family Health Studies, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1599-603. 2006
    We examined racial and ethnic disparities in the total potential burden of asthma in low-income, racially/ethnically heterogeneous Chicago schools.
  96. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from an outbreak of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
    Susanna Schmink
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, DBD, NCIRD, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3768-70. 2007
    We characterized five Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C isolates from a Chicago outbreak of meningococcal disease that occurred in 2003 among a community of men who have sex with men...
  97. pmc Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus infections, Chicago Pediatric Hospital
    Preeti Jaggi
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:311-4. 2007
    ..aureus strains during 2000-2004. Isolates were analyzed for presence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin. A USA400 lineage clone (n = 6) and the predominant USA300 lineage clone emerged...
  98. ncbi School-based early intervention and child well-being in the Chicago Longitudinal Study
    Arthur J Reynolds
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Child Welfare 82:633-56. 2003
    b>Chicago Child-Parent Centers provide comprehensive education and family support services to young, low-income children...
  99. pmc High-intensity targeted screening for elevated blood lead levels among children in 2 inner-city Chicago communities
    Timothy A Dignam
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NIH, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 40, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1945-51. 2004
    We assessed the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels (> or = 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood), risk factors, and previous blood lead testing among children in 2 high-risk Chicago, Ill, communities.
  100. ncbi The association between community crime and childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:299-306. 2010
    ..Little attention has been given to exposure to crime as a possible socioenvironmental contributor to variability in urban childhood asthma prevalence...
  101. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of universal compared with voluntary screening for human immunodeficiency virus among pregnant women in Chicago
    L C Immergluck
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E54. 2000
    ..and compare the cost-effectiveness of implementing 3 screening strategies to detect human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among pregnant women in Chicago, Illinois: no screening, voluntary screening, and universal screening.

Research Grants77

  1. Autonomic, Endothelial, and Inflammatory Correlates of Sleep Duration
    MERCEDES RENEE CARNETHON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The present epidemiologic study will recruit a sample of 500 adults aged 35-64 from the Chicago, IL area who do not have SDB as determined by validated screening questionnaires and in-home overnight ..
  2. Retinoid and Carotenoid Depletion in Patients at High-Risk for Liver Cancer
    Peter H Gann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose cross-sectional studies among CLD patients undergoing liver biopsy at UIC and the University of Chicago, to address these Specific Aims: 1. Identify key predictors of serum antioxidant levels in patients with CLD, 2...
  3. Immunomodulatory and regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells on allografts
    Norma S Kenyon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2: Mesenchymal stem cell enhancement of organ allograft repair and long term survival, University of Illinois at Chicago, PI: Amelia Bartholomew, MD...
  4. Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America
    Alka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..adults between the ages of 40 and 79 years without cardiovascular disease from the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago area to determine etiologic associations and prognostic significance of subclinical atherosclerosis and to ..
  5. New Investigation Initiatives for the Prevention of Complications of Thalassemia
    Ellis J Neufeld; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We propose to pilot a new database under development at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, to improve data abstraction from the electronic medical records...
  6. TOLLIP and Tuberculosis Immunopathogenesis
    JAVEED ALI SHAH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NIH as Howard Hughes Research Scholar as well as protein biochemistry as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. He has an excellent publication record from his previous research experiences at the NIH, in the laboratory of ..
  7. North Lawndale Diabetes Community Action Project
    STEVEN contact WHITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..training by "Diabetes Block Captains (DBC)" in a very poor African American community on the west side of Chicago. Neighborhood residents working as DBCs will conduct household screenings for diabetes and then will engage their ..
  8. Chicago Community-Acquired Pneumonia Consortium
    Richard G Wunderink; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In response to this need and the resultant CDC Funding Opportunity, we have developed a consortium of urban Chicago hospitals, in order to recruit 1000 adults and 300 children per year for two years...
  9. Immediate and Delayed Effects of Morphine on Brain Circuits: Animal and Human Cor
    Dusica Bajic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..MD at the Medical School of Belgrade, Serbia in 1994, and my PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000...
  10. Adiposity and Outcomes of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
    Vincent L Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The cohort will consist of 540 men enrolled in the urology clinics of four Chicago-area medical centers who are awaiting prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  11. Bangladesh Centre for Global Environmental and Occupational Health
    Dewan Shamsul Alam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..health needs in Bangladesh, we propose the establishment of an international consortium led by the University of Chicago and the International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B) to develop training and ..
  12. Evaluating Economic Subsidies To Improve Dietary Intake Among Low Income Families
    Marian L Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) The proposed study will build on a pilot project (Chicago WIC Food Environment Survey) we are currently conducting in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Human ..
  13. Early Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
    Andrew W Norris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..experts in areas of islet and Beta-cell ion channel physiology pertaining to insulin secretion (University of Chicago), diabetes and pancreatitis in CF animal models (University of Iowa), clinical studies in CFRD patients (..
  14. Biological &Environmental Mediators of Vitamin D and Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    ADAM BRYANT MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, Adam now has visiting researcher status at University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Andre K. Balla and Adam met over a year ago and have planned this protocol jointly with consultation from Dr...
  15. RESEARCH TRAINING IN RESPIRATORY BIOLOGY
    Anne I Sperling; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of our competing renewal application for the University of Chicago Research Training Program in Respiratory Biology is to prepare young scientists to pursue research careers addressing ..
  16. Prevalence of DSM-IV Disorders in an Multi-Center HIV+ Women's Cohort
    Judith A Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. including Brooklyn, Bronx, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Washington, DC...
  17. Nontoxigenic Clostridium difficile as an Oral Vaccine for C. difficile Infection
    DALE NICHOLAS GERDING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Well documented outbreaks and endemic CDI have been reported from Cleveland, Richmond, Minneapolis, Tucson, Chicago, and Albany VA...
  18. Genome Wide Admixture Scan for Multiple Myeloma in African Americans
    CHRISTOPHER ALAN HAIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emory University, Karmanos Cancer Institute/Wayne State University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center/University of Texas)...
  19. The Toll-like receptor pathway in Meniscal Injury and Osteoarthritis
    CARLA ROSE SCANZELLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Scanzello, MD PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)...
  20. Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids(VITAL Trial): Effects on Fractures
    MERYL SUSAN LEBOFF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sub-cohort from that trial of 700 participants from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSCs) in Boston, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco to critically test these hypotheses: Primary Aims: In the VITAL cohort, will vitamin ..
  21. Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..development from ages 2 to 23 will be examined in two well-described samples of children from North Carolina and Chicago referred for possible ASD, and a group of non-spectrum developmentally delayed controls...
  22. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study - Field Center
    KIANG J LIU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to re-examine at least 73% of those surviving (3,650 participants study-wide and 812 in Chicago) with 4 main objectives: 1...
  23. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study - Field Center
    KIANG J LIU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose to re-examine at least 73% of those surviving (3,650 participants study-wide and 812 in Chicago) with 4 main objectives: 1...
  24. CARDIA
    KIANG J LIU; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We propose to re-examine at least 73% of those surviving (3,650 participants study-wide and 812 in Chicago) with 4 main objectives: 1...
  25. CARDIA
    KIANG J LIU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to re-examine at least 73% of those surviving (3,650 participants study-wide and 812 in Chicago) with 4 main objectives: 1...
  26. CARDIA
    KIANG J LIU; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose to re-examine at least 73% of those surviving (3,650 participants study-wide and 812 in Chicago) with 4 main objectives: 1...
  27. Comparative effectiveness of Brain Imaging and Blood Biomarkers in Alzheimer??s d
    Orly Lazarov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At present, the University of Illinois at Chicago not only has two 3-Tesla MRI systems both of which are capable of high resolution MRS but also a large census of ..
  28. Robotic Interventions to Enhance Locomotor Stability Following Spinal Cord Injury
    KEITH EDWARD GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conducted in VA designated space within the Sensory Motor Performance Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), the top ranked rehabilitation hospital in the country...
  29. Sleep and Cardiovascular Health
    Phyllis C Zee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..risk factor levels to sleep quality and sleep disorders in older age by examining a pre-assembled cohort of the Chicago Heart Association Study with CVD risk status characterized approximately 40 years ago...
  30. Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter (Chicago PIE)
    ROBERT ALAN WEINSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter proposes T0/1/2/3 regional interventions in acute and long-term care ..
  31. The Physiologic Assessment of Exercise Capacity in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia
    ROBERT IE LIEM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..proposed will occur at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Illinois at Chicago, both highly regarded institutions with extensive track records for the development of young physician-scientists...
  32. Insulin and IGF-1 regulation of the GnR H neuron
    Sara A DiVall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the collaborating research faculty within the divisions of Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Metabolism, and the Chicago-Baltimore Cooperative Center for Reproductive Research provide a rich learning environment...
  33. Motivational Interviewing and Physical Activity Behavior Change in Arthritis
    Linda Ehrlich-Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I have a strong mentoring team and a supportive environment. The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is a specialized, freestanding, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to the care and treatment of individuals ..
  34. A Novel Approach for Biomaterials Assisted Regeneration of Pulp-Dentin Complex
    Satish Alapati; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training will be focused at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry, the UIC College of Medicine, and the Bioengineering Program, representing a cadre of ..
  35. Plan for Cardiovascular Research Training in Advanced Biostatistics, Aging, and H
    Dorairaj Prabhakaran; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) in New Delhi, India, in partnership with Northwestern University in Chicago, USA and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, India in 3 target areas: 1) advanced ..
  36. Community-Academic Partnership: Building an Infrastructure to Improve Health for
    Beth A Marks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..private non-profit CBOs providing day/residential services to persons with DD and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)...
  37. Social Regulation of Gene Expression
    John T Cacioppo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Utilizing participants from the Chicago Health, Aging and Social Relations longitudinal study, a population-based sample of middle-aged and older adults, ..
  38. Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcome (HAPO)
    Boyd E Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..CCC) and Data Coordinating Center, both located at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, as well as a Central Laboratory located in Belfast, UK...
  39. Biological and Environmental modifiers of Vitamin D3 and Prostate Cancer Risk
    RICK ANTONIUS KITTLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Men aged 40-79 will be recruited from a consortium of Chicago hospitals including, the University Illinois at Chicago Hospital System, University of Chicago Medical Center, ..
  40. VITAL-DEP: Depression Endpoint Prevention in the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL
    OLIVIA IFEOMA OKEREKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. (Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston), and will undergo a psychiatric interview at baseline and at 2 years of follow-up (..
  41. Sensimmer Virtual Phaco Trainer for Cataract Surgery
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Westmont, IL), in collaboration with the surgery simulation team at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) under PI Prof. Pat Banerjee, president of ImmersiveTouch-Sensimmer...
  42. The Psychosocial &Genetic Basis of Estrogen Metabolism &Blood Pressure in Aging
    CHRISTOPHER MAURICE MASI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The theoretical underpinnings of the proposed research are based upon data generated by the PI within the Chicago Health, Aging, and Social Relations Study (CHASRS). Funded by the NIA and directed by Dr...
  43. Chicago Community-Acquired Pneumonia Consortium II
    Richard G Wunderink; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In response to this need and the resultant CDC Funding Opportunity, we developed a consortium of three urban Chicago hospitals to recruit 1500 adult CAP patients over an 18 month period...
  44. NGF Receptor Regulates Prostate Growth
    Daniel Djakiew; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Alan Kozikowski) from the Drug Discovery Program, University of Illinois Chicago, we propose to test the hypothesis that the unique mechanism of action of carprofen analog induction of p75NTR ..
  45. TRAINING IN TRAUMA AND BURN RESEARCH
    RICHARD LOUIS GAMELLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The program is based at the Burn and Shock Trauma Institute of Loyola University in Chicago, a unique, highly collaborative research environment that includes more than 50 people, including seven principle ..
  46. 7th National Headache Foundation Research Summit
    Rima Dafer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is planned in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) on October 16th, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois...
  47. SIMLAB: Using Patient Simulation for Student Exploration of Community Health Issu
    PATRICIA LEAH WARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago seeks SEPA funds over five years for SIMLAB: Using Patient Simulation for Student Exploration of Community Health Issues, (the Project), an innovative ..
  48. The 1200 Patients Project: Studying Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenomics
    PETER HUGH O'DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the past three years I completed a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics at the University of Chicago. My fellowship research focused on studying the pharmacogenomics of anticancer drugs...
  49. Chronic Rhinosinusitis Integrative Studies Program (CRISP)
    Robert P Schleimer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Genetics studies in Project 3, based at the University of Chicago, utilize samples from 2000 patients and controls from Project 1 to identify CRS disease genes and to associate ..
  50. POST GRADUATE PROGRAM IN CUTANEOUS BIOLOGY
    Robert M Lavker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The training sites on the Chicago and Evanston campuses provide state-of-the-art resources and facilities within individual laboratories and shared ..
  51. Rapid Label-Free Detection of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
    Lydia L Sohn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Co-PI Lucy A. Godley, M.D., Ph.D., and Assist. Prof. at The University of Chicago will provide interfacing among sample choice, experimental design, and clinical relevance...
  52. Chicago Healthy Aging Low Risk MRI Angiography (CHARISMA) Study
    Donald M Lloyd-Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Chicago Healthy Aging Study (CHAS) is a NHLBI-supported study that will re-examine 1500 individuals aged 65-79 years who ..
  53. Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Training Simulator using Virtual Reality and Haptics
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Banerjee, a professor of Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), is one of the inventors on the patent-pending ImmersiveTouch technology and the patent is assigned to UIC, ..
  54. Changes in brain function during adolescence and risk for depression in girls
    KATHRYN ELIZABETH KEENAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Environment: This proposal involves a multi-institutional investigation at the Universities of Chicago, Pittsburgh, and California-Davis...
  55. Chicago Westside Partnership for Children's Asthma Initiative (CWPC-AI)
    Steven Whitman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..African American children have some of the highest rates documented, and Chicago has been shown to be among the hardest hit cities...
  56. PREDICTIVE GENES, MECHANISMS, AND CLINICAL BIOMARKERS OF SUDEP
    Jeffrey Noebels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Project 5 (U.C. Davis/Childrens Memorial Chicago) will refine clinical respiratory and cardiac biomarkers obtained during epilepsy monitoring of individuals with ..
  57. Diabetes Prevention in the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial
    Yiqing Song; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. (Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston) will undergo a standard 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) at baseline (pre- ..
  58. Hispanic Community Children's Health Study of Latino Youth SOL-Youth
    Krista M Perreira; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..social) associated with obesity in a sample of 1,600 Latino boys and girls aged 8-14 years old from the Bronx, NY;Chicago, IL;Miami, FL and San Diego, CA...
  59. Developing small molecule therapeutics for Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus
    Arnab Basu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) will conduct the mechanism of action studies;and 4) the Harvard Medical School will conduct the EBOV-GP-..
  60. Momentary Biobehavioral Effects on Physical Activity in Adults with T2 Diabetes
    CYNTHIA J FRITSCHI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..award is Cynthia Fritschi, PhD, RN, who recently completed her doctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing (UIC CON). Dr...
  61. Identifying a network of microRNAs and genes that regulate breast tumor metastasi
    Huiping Liu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I am in my 5th year of postdoctoral training at The University of Chicago, and am ready to make a timely transition to an independent investigator upon completing the one-year mentored ..
  62. MULTICITY STUDY OF QUALITY OF CARE FOR HIV-RELATED TB
    Charles Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..tuberculosis (TB) have had a major impact among injection and non-injection drug users, especially in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami where nosocomial outbreaks of multidrug resistant TB among HIV-infected individuals have ..
  63. Immunoglobulin Somatic Mutation
    Ursula Storb; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..PERFORMANCESITE(S) (organizationc,ity,state) The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois KEYPERSONNELS. eeinstructionsU...
  64. Asthma and Lead Prevention in Chicago Public Housing
    Rachel Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of the home environment on the incidence and severity of asthma, lead dust exposure, and lead poisoning in Chicago public housing residents over a four-year period...
  65. ADOLESCENT MEDICINE HIV/AIDS RESEARCH NETWORK
    Lisa Henry Reid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The Chicago Adolescent HIV Network (CAHN) is a primary care and referral network led by the Cook County HIV Primary Care Center, its Women and Children HIV Program, its Division of Adolescent Medicine and our off-site clinics...
  66. Connecting Chicago Health Outreach to the Internet
    CECILIA MORALES; Fiscal Year: 2001
    b>Chicago Health Outreach, Inc...
  67. Youth Violence and Housing Programs to Deconcentrate Poverty
    Jens Ludwig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..on youth violence perpetration and victimization of a randomized housing policy intervention in the city of Chicago designed to de- concentrate areas of poverty and violence...
  68. Formative research to understand high-risk community sex networks
    Chyvette T Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..history, and sexual behaviors of young AA adults living in HIV/STI high prevalence community areas of Chicago, and 2) determine the feasibility of using respondent-driven sampling (RDS) to recruit a large sexual network of ..
  69. Neighborhood effects on STD and AIDS rates
    James Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such data are available in the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN)...
  70. Particulate Matter Exposure and Childhood Asthma Prevalence
    SHARON ROSENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We hypothesize that particulate matter exposure accounts for differences in childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago neighborhoods...
  71. 11th International Myasthenia Gravis Meeting
    RICHARD BAROHN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The 11th International Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Meeting" to be held May 14-16, 2007 at the Chicago Renaissance Hotel, Chicago, IL...
  72. CHICAGO INNER CITY ASTHMA STUDY
    Richard Evans; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Therefore, the Chicago Inner-City Asthma Study (CICAS) proposes to identify a cost- effective intervention that will reduce asthma ..
  73. Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of Dentistry
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry (COD) is the only dental school in Chicago, the nation's third largest city...
  74. New Faculty Recruitment to Enhance Sleep Disorders Research Program
    Jesse B Hall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The present application is to enhance research efforts at the University of Chicago that aim to advance the understanding and treatment of sleep disorders by obtaining support for the hiring of a new tenure-track faculty at the ..
  75. EFFECT OF ELEVATED FREE FATTY ACIDS ON INSULIN SECRETION
    Melissa Cavaghan; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Kenneth S. Polonsky, her proposed sponsor, and in collaboration with other investigators at the University of Chicago. These projects have resulted in several publications and required that the applicant master skills in clinical ..
  76. A Multilevel Study of Young Children's Emotional Health
    Jeanne Brooks Gunn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These associations are explored using data from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN), a multi-level study in which households were randomly selected from 80 Chicago ..