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  1. ncbi Identification of Leishmania strains from Jordan
    E K Saliba
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Philadelphia University, P O Box 1, Amman, 19392, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:677-83. 2004
  2. ncbi Oral health behaviour of schoolchildren and parents in Jordan
    L D Rajab
    University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:168-76. 2002
  3. ncbi Periodontal awareness and knowledge, and pattern of dental attendance among adults in Jordan
    D Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Int Dent J 52:94-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Dental attendance and anxiety among public and private school children in Jordan
    D Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Int Dent J 52:25-9. 2002
  5. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus infection in dairy herds in Jordan
    A Q Talafha
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:499-506. 2009
  6. ncbi Gender-specific oral health attitudes and behavior among dental students in Jordan
    Qasem Diefallah Al-Omari
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:107-14. 2005
  7. pmc Seroprevalence and risk factors for bovine brucellosis in Jordan
    Ahmad M Al-Majali
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    J Vet Sci 10:61-5. 2009
  8. ncbi A 12-case outbreak of pharyngeal plague following the consumption of camel meat, in north-eastern Jordan
    A Arbaji
    Ministry of Health, P O Box 86, Amman, and Department of Biological Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:789-93. 2005
  9. ncbi Oral health attitudes, knowledge, and behavior among school children in North Jordan
    Mahmoud K Al-Omiri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Dent Educ 70:179-87. 2006
  10. ncbi Distribution, diversity and activity of microorganisms in the hyper-alkaline spring waters of Maqarin in Jordan
    Karsten Pedersen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Goteborg University, Box 462, 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Extremophiles 8:151-64. 2004

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  1. ncbi Identification of Leishmania strains from Jordan
    E K Saliba
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Philadelphia University, P O Box 1, Amman, 19392, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:677-83. 2004
    ..The MON-26 isolates came from the Jordanian plateau whereas those of MON-103 were only collected from the Jordan valley. The four zymodemes of L...
  2. ncbi Oral health behaviour of schoolchildren and parents in Jordan
    L D Rajab
    University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:168-76. 2002
    ..study were: (i) to assess the level of dental knowledge and attitudes towards child dental care among parents in Jordan, (ii) to analyse the oral health care habits of schoolchildren and parents, and (iii) to evaluate the oral hygiene ..
  3. ncbi Periodontal awareness and knowledge, and pattern of dental attendance among adults in Jordan
    D Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Int Dent J 52:94-8. 2002
    ..To provide baseline data on periodontal awareness and health knowledge, and to assess patterns of dental attendance behaviours among 20 to 60 year-old Jordanian adults...
  4. ncbi Dental attendance and anxiety among public and private school children in Jordan
    D Quteish Taani
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Int Dent J 52:25-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the levels of dental attendance and anxiety among children of public (lower to middle socioeconomic groups) and private schools (higher socioeconomic groups), and to explore the perceived source of dental fear among them...
  5. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus infection in dairy herds in Jordan
    A Q Talafha
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:499-506. 2009
    ..associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infection in 62 non-vaccinated dairy herds (671 cows) in Jordan between January and June 2007...
  6. ncbi Gender-specific oral health attitudes and behavior among dental students in Jordan
    Qasem Diefallah Al-Omari
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:107-14. 2005
    ..was to determine the difference in oral health attitudes and behavior between male and female dental students at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)...
  7. pmc Seroprevalence and risk factors for bovine brucellosis in Jordan
    Ahmad M Al-Majali
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    J Vet Sci 10:61-5. 2009
    We investigated the seroprevalence and risk factors for Brucella seropositivity in cattle in Jordan. The sera from 671 cows were randomly collected from 62 herds...
  8. ncbi A 12-case outbreak of pharyngeal plague following the consumption of camel meat, in north-eastern Jordan
    A Arbaji
    Ministry of Health, P O Box 86, Amman, and Department of Biological Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:789-93. 2005
    ..All 12 patients were diagnosed as cases of pharyngeal plague (the first cases of plague reported in Jordan for more than 80 years), caused by Y...
  9. ncbi Oral health attitudes, knowledge, and behavior among school children in North Jordan
    Mahmoud K Al-Omiri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Dent Educ 70:179-87. 2006
    ..School children (n=557) of an average age of 13.5 years attending public schools in North Jordan were recruited into this study...
  10. ncbi Distribution, diversity and activity of microorganisms in the hyper-alkaline spring waters of Maqarin in Jordan
    Karsten Pedersen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Goteborg University, Box 462, 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Extremophiles 8:151-64. 2004
    The hyper-alkaline, high-Ca(2+) springs of Maqarin, Jordan, were investigated as an analogue for various microbial processes at the extremely high pH generated by cement and concrete in some underground radioactive waste repositories...
  11. ncbi Bacterial, viral and parasitic enteric pathogens associated with acute diarrhea in hospitalized children from northern Jordan
    M Youssef
    Department of Biological Sciences, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 28:257-63. 2000
    ..stool samples from 265 children admitted to the pediatric ward at Princess Rahma Hospital for Children, Irbid, Jordan, for parasites, rotavirus and enteric bacteria...
  12. ncbi Haptoglobin polymorphism in breast cancer patients form Jordan
    Samir M Awadallah
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, The Hashemite University, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, P O Box 330077, Zarqa 13133, Jordan
    Clin Chim Acta 341:17-21. 2004
    ..In this study, the distribution of haptoglobin phenotype among patients with familial and nonfamilial breast cancer was investigated...
  13. ncbi Oral health in Jordan
    D S M Quteish Taani
    Dean Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Int Dent J 54:395-400. 2004
    ..It may be concluded that motivation and proper oral hygiene should be emphasised. Secondly, implementation of school-based oral health promotion and prevention programmes is urgently needed...
  14. ncbi Compliance with infection control programs in private dental clinics in Jordan
    Mohammad Ahmad Al-Omari
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid Jordan
    J Dent Educ 69:693-8. 2005
    ..of this study was to assess the compliance of general dental practitioners (GDPs) in the private sector in North Jordan with infection control measures...
  15. ncbi Symptoms and risk of obstructive sleep apnea in primary care patients in Jordan
    Basheer Khassawneh
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Sleep Breath 13:227-32. 2009
    Primary care is central for the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of symptoms and risk of OSA in primary care in Jordan.
  16. ncbi Rodents as reservoir hosts of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Jordan
    E K Saliba
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Jordan, Amman
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 88:617-22. 1994
    Rodents were collected from endemic foci of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Jordan, either by flooding their burrows with water or using Sherman traps...
  17. ncbi Awareness of physicians in Jordan about the treatment of high blood pressure according to the seventh report of the Joint National Committee (JNC VII)
    Sayer Ibrahim Al-Azzam
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:223-32. 2007
    ..Control of blood pressure remains suboptimal worldwide. High rates of undiagnosed and untreated hypertensive patients raise the need of searching for the basis of this situation among prescribing physicians...
  18. ncbi Risk factors associated with Mycoplasma agalactiae infection of small ruminants in northern Jordan
    Waleed Al-Momani
    University of Nizwa, Barkat Al Mauz, Nizwa, Oman
    Prev Vet Med 83:1-10. 2008
    ..small ruminants flocks consisting of 18 sheep, 27 goat and 59 flocks containing both sheep and goats in northern Jordan between 2002 and 2003. At least 5 serum samples per flock were tested using an indirect ELISA for antibodies to M...
  19. ncbi Epidemiology and cost of haemodialysis in Jordan
    A Batieha
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 13:654-63. 2007
    To assess the epidemiology and burden of haemodialysis in Jordan, all patients on haemodialysis (1711 patients) were surveyed during September/October 2003. Mean age was 48.9 years, 56% were male, 86.8% were unemployed and 92% were poor...
  20. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Jordanian side of the Jordan Valley: severe under-reporting and consequences on public health management
    Ibrahim M Mosleh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Trop Med Int Health 13:855-60. 2008
    To test if cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is under-reported in the Jordanian Mid Jordan Valley, with resultant serious consequences for drug supply.
  21. ncbi The nutrition transition in Jordan: the political, economic and food consumption contexts
    Hala N Madanat
    Department of Community Health, School of Science and Health, Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah, USA
    Promot Educ 15:6-10. 2008
    This paper describes and analyzes the nutrition transition in Jordan. The nutrition transition is shifting from undernutrition of a population to a diet high in fat, sugar, and refined carbohydrates (overnutrition) and corresponding ..
  22. ncbi The association between periodontal disease and obesity among adults in Jordan
    Yousef Saleh Khader
    Department of Public Health, Community Medicine, and Family Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Clin Periodontol 36:18-24. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between periodontitis and overweight/obesity among Jordanians...
  23. ncbi An increase in prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Jordan over 10 years
    Kamel Ajlouni
    National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics, P O Box 13165 Amman 11942, Jordan
    J Diabetes Complications 22:317-24. 2008
    ..2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glycemia (IFG), identify their associated factors, determine how the prevalence of type 2 DM has changed over 10 years, and assess the awareness and state of control of diabetes in Jordan.
  24. ncbi Simple evaluation of the wound healing activity of a crude extract of Portulaca oleracea L. (growing in Jordan) in Mus musculus JVI-1
    A N Rashed
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    J Ethnopharmacol 88:131-6. 2003
    ..The greatest contraction was obtained at a single dose of 50mg and the second greatest by two doses of 25mg. Measurements of tensile strength and healed area were in agreement...
  25. ncbi Identification of rare and novel Cryptosporidium GP60 subtypes in human isolates from Jordan
    Nawal Hijjawi
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The Hashemite University, P O Box 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan
    Exp Parasitol 125:161-4. 2010
    Little is known about the epidemiology of Cryptosporidium in Jordan and no genotyping studies have been conducted on Cryptosporidium isolates from humans or animals from Jordan...
  26. ncbi Assessment of medical wastes management practice: a case study of the northern part of Jordan
    A Bdour
    Department of Civil Engineering, The Hashemite University, P O Box 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan
    Waste Manag 27:746-59. 2007
    ..to large (over 200 beds) size healthcare facilities located in Irbid city (a major city in the northern part of Jordan)...
  27. ncbi Metals distribution in soils around the cement factory in southern Jordan
    Omar A Al-Khashman
    Water and Environment Study Center, Mutah University, Al Karak 61710, Jordan
    Environ Pollut 140:387-94. 2006
    Thirty one soil samples were collected from south Jordan around the cement factory in Qadissiya area...
  28. ncbi Seasonal variations in the chemical composition of camel milk in Jordan
    Malik Sy Haddadin
    Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    J Dairy Res 75:8-12. 2008
    The principal chemical components of milk from the Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius) were monitored in Jordan over one year. The analyses included total solids, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and organic acids...
  29. ncbi Salivary gland tumors in Jordan: a retrospective study of 221 patients
    J K Ma'aita
    Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, King Hussein Medical Center, P O Box 563, Tariq ZC 11947, Amman, Jordan
    Croat Med J 40:539-42. 1999
    To evaluate the types and clinical outcome of salivary gland tumors in Jordan.
  30. ncbi Food and drink consumption, sociodemographic factors and dental caries in 4-5-year-old children in Amman, Jordan
    A Sayegh
    University of Jordan
    Br Dent J 193:37-42. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between type of food and drink consumption, sociodemographic factors and prevalence and severity of caries in 4-5-year-old Jordanian children...
  31. pmc The validity and reliability of the Arabic version of the EQ-5D: a study from Jordan
    Salah Aburuz
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan
    Ann Saudi Med 29:304-8. 2009
    ..There are no published reports on the acceptability and psychometric properties of the EQ-5D in the Arabic language. We therefore investigated the validity and reliability of the Arabic translation of the EQ-5D in Jordan.
  32. ncbi Fever of unknown origin in North Jordan
    F Ammari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jordan Univeristy of Science and Technology JUST, Irbid, Jordan
    Trop Doct 36:251-3. 2006
    ..Infections remain the most common causes of FUO in Jordan, mainly tuberculosis, brucellosis and typhoid fever.
  33. pmc Hepatitis B virus genotypes and lamivudine resistance mutations in Jordan
    Hani A Masaadeh
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:7231-4. 2008
    To investigate and identify prevalent hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes and to explore lamivudine-resistant mutations among treated and untreated patients in Jordan.
  34. ncbi Measuring reproductive morbidity: a community-based approach, Jordan
    Salah M Mawajdeh
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Health Care Women Int 24:635-49. 2003
    ..prevalence of reproductive and related nonreproductive morbidities in a group of reproductive-aged women living in Jordan. The study was designed as a two-phase survey...
  35. ncbi Radiographic technical quality of root canal treatment performed by dental students at the Dental Teaching Center in Jordan
    K M Barrieshi-Nusair
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    J Dent 32:301-7. 2004
    The objective of this study was to evaluate radiographically the technical standard of root canal treatment performed by undergraduate dental students at the Dental Teaching Center in Jordan.
  36. ncbi Rate, causes and reporting of medication errors in Jordan: nurses' perspectives
    Majd T Mrayyan
    Faculty of Nursing, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 15:659-70. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to describe Jordanian nurses' perceptions about various issues related to medication errors...
  37. ncbi Polymicrobial infections in children with diarrhoea in a rural area of Jordan
    Laila F Nimri
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 42:255-9. 2004
    ..The high infection rate of diarrhoeal diseases is a strong indication that these pathogens circulate easily through the population...
  38. pmc Factors affecting medical students in formulating their specialty preferences in Jordan
    Yousef Khader
    Department of Public Health, Community Medicine and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    BMC Med Educ 8:32. 2008
    ..However, no such studies have been undertaken in medical schools in Jordan. Therefore, we carried out this study to investigate the career preferences of medical students at Jordan ..
  39. ncbi Perceived sources of stress among dental students at the University of Jordan
    L D Rajab
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Aman
    J Dent Educ 65:232-41. 2001
    This study investigated perceived stress by dental students at the University of Jordan. Two hundred sixty-six students out of 290 completed a modified DES questionnaire...
  40. ncbi Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in hemodialysis patients in the south of Jordan
    Mohammed Al-Jamal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jordan
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:488-92. 2009
    ..patients, 63 males (52%) and 57 females (42%), who were on regular HD in three military hospitals in the south of Jordan were studied during the period between January 2007 and April 2008...
  41. ncbi Traumatic dental injuries in children presenting for treatment at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jordan, 1997-2000
    Lamis D Rajab
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Dent Traumatol 19:6-11. 2003
    ..seeking care at the teaching clinics of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jordan over a period of 4 years were analyzed. The prevalence of traumatic dental injuries was 14.2% from 2751 subjects...
  42. ncbi Avian influenza virus H9 subtype in poultry flocks in Jordan
    Dergham A Roussan
    Provimi Jordan, P O Box 499, Amman 11118, Jordan
    Prev Vet Med 88:77-81. 2009
    ..This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of AIV H9 subtype in commercial chicken flocks in Jordan by serological and molecular methods...
  43. ncbi Nursing shortage in Jordan: what is the solution?
    Raeda Fawzi AbuAlRub
    College of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Prof Nurs 23:117-20. 2007
    The purpose of this article is twofold: (1) to analyze the forces behind the nursing shortage in Jordan and (2) to propose strategies and policy directions to deal with the nursing shortage in Jordan...
  44. ncbi Echinococcus granulosus in Jordan: assessment of various antigenic preparations for use in the serodiagnosis of surgically confirmed cases using enzyme immuno assays and the indirect haemagglutination test
    Manal A Nasrieh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:117-23. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the ELISA is the test of choice for the serodiagnosis of CE and the follow up of cases following surgery using CSHF as an antigen. The IB test is a confirmatory test when antigen B fractions of CSHF or AAB are detected...
  45. ncbi Hypertension among 1000 patients with type 2 diabetes attending a national diabetes center in Jordan
    Fayzeh M Mubarak
    Department of Endocrinology and Genetics, The National Center for Diabetes, Amman, Jordan
    Ann Saudi Med 28:346-51. 2008
    In Jordan, there is a paucity of research on hypertension and its risk factors among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  46. ncbi The endemicity of Leishmania tropica (zymodeme MON-137) in the Eira-Yarqa area of Salt District, Jordan
    E K Saliba
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:453-9. 1997
    ..caused by Leishmania tropica was ascertained in a focus of the disease around Eira and Yarqa in Salt District, Jordan. This focus is about 10 km to the east of another focus of CL, where L. major is the causative agent...
  47. ncbi Early childhood caries and risk factors in Jordan
    Lamis D Rajab
    The University of Jordan, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Amman, Jordan
    Community Dent Health 19:224-9. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence of dental caries among Jordanian preschool children and risk factors for caries...
  48. ncbi Epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries at a university hospital in a developing country: a 3-year prospective study at the Jordan University Hospital, 1993 through 1995
    N A Khuri Bulos
    Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and Blood Bank, Jordan University Hospital, Amman
    Am J Infect Control 25:322-9. 1997
    ..To study the epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries in a university hospital in a developing country, Jordan. METHODS: A prospective study was undertaken of all needlestick and sharp injuries among workers at the Jordan ..
  49. ncbi Oral health knowledge and dental health practices among schoolchildren in Jerash district/Jordan
    S S El-Qaderi
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Int J Dent Hyg 2:78-85. 2004
    ..and their potential relationship with certain socio-demographic factors, including gender (sex), mother's education and the socio-economic status of the family, among 14-15-year-old schoolchildren in Jerash Governorate, Northern Jordan.
  50. ncbi Factors determining choice of health care provider in Jordan
    Y Halasa
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 15:959-68. 2009
    This paper examines factors influencing a patient's choice of provider for outpatient health care services in Jordan. Factors including demographic, socioeconomic, insurance status, quality of care, household size and cost of health care ..
  51. ncbi Prevalence estimate of intimate partner violence in Jordan
    C J Clark
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 15:880-9. 2009
    This study examined the prevalence of intimate partner violence in Jordan among a sample of 517 reproductive health clinic attendees...
  52. ncbi Overweight and obesity among school children in Jordan: prevalence and associated factors
    Yousef Khader
    Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Matern Child Health J 13:424-31. 2009
    To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity and determine their associated factors among school children aged 6-12 years in the north of Jordan.
  53. ncbi Traumatic injuries to permanent anterior teeth among 12-year-old schoolchildren in Jordan
    Mahmoud A M Hamdan
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman
    Community Dent Health 20:89-93. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence and related factors of incisor trauma among 12-year-old Jordanian schoolchildren...
  54. ncbi Periodontal status of type 2 diabetics compared with nondiabetics in north Jordan
    Y S Khader
    Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 14:654-61. 2008
    ..were recruited from the outpatient internal medicine clinics at the 2 main hospitals in Irbid governorate, Jordan. Periodontal disease was more severe in type 2 diabetic patients than in nondiabetics, as indicated by ..
  55. ncbi Cross-national study of attitudes towards seeking professional help: Jordan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Arabs in Israel
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:102-14. 2004
    ..This is the first study to compare help-seeking processes among Muslim Arab female students in Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
  56. ncbi Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis ser. jordanica (serotype H71), a novel serovariety isolated in Jordan
    Hala Khyami-Horani
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Jordan, Jordan
    Curr Microbiol 47:26-31. 2003
    The novel strain of Bacillus thuringiensis J112 isolated from a soil sample in Jordan was classified and characterized in terms of toxicity against dipteran and nematode larvae, crystal protein pattern, plasmid profile, and cry gene ..
  57. ncbi A case-control study of risk factors for hepatitis B virus infection in North Jordan
    Wail A Hayajneh
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Med Virol 82:220-3. 2010
    b>Jordan is a country with intermediate endemicity for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection where risk factors for viral transmission and their relative contributions are not well known...
  58. ncbi Molecular survey of avian respiratory pathogens in commercial broiler chicken flocks with respiratory diseases in Jordan
    D A Roussan
    Provimi Jordan, PO Box 499, Amman 11118, Jordan
    Poult Sci 87:444-8. 2008
    ..above-mentioned respiratory pathogens were the most important causes of respiratory disease in broiler chickens in Jordan. Further studies are necessary to assess circulating strains, economic losses caused by infections and ..
  59. ncbi Two recent but temporally distinct outbreaks of cutaneous leishmaniasis among foreign workers in the Dead-Sea area of Jordan
    I M Mosleh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:393-400. 2009
    ..CL), as well as scattered cases of the disease, have recently been observed close to the Dead Sea, in Jordan. Each of the two outbreaks, which occurred in 2004/2005 and 2007/2008, involved a group of foreign workers who ..
  60. ncbi Nurse job satisfaction and retention: comparing public to private hospitals in Jordan
    Majd Tawfeeq Mrayyan
    The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, PO Box 150459, 13115 Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 13:40-50. 2005
    ..To identify variables of Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and retention. Comparisons were performed between three public and two private hospitals...
  61. ncbi The investigation of metal concentrations in street dust samples in Aqaba city, Jordan
    Omar Ali Al-Khashman
    Prince Faisal Center for Dead Sea, Environmental and Energy Research, Mutah University, Al Karak, 61710, Jordan
    Environ Geochem Health 29:197-207. 2007
    ..of metals (Fe, Zn, Cu, Cr, Pb, Cd, Ni, Mn and Co) in 140 street dust samples were collected from Aqaba city, Jordan. These samples were determined using flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry after digestion with aqua regia...
  62. ncbi Gendered utilization differences of mental health services in Jordan
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Community Ment Health J 36:501-11. 2000
    ..translated into Arabic, was distributed to a sample of 87 nonpsychotic mental health out-patients in Zarka, Jordan (male = 61, female = 26)...
  63. ncbi Flock-level prevalence of Eimeria species among broiler chicks in northern Jordan
    Mohammad Q Al-Natour
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, 22110, Irbid, Jordan
    Prev Vet Med 53:305-10. 2002
    Six chicks (3-6 weeks of age) were taken randomly from each of 200 broiler farms in northern Jordan, these chicks were submitted for post-mortem and parasitological examinations. Seven Eimeria spp. were identified: E. acervulina, E...
  64. ncbi Ischaemic stroke in Jordan: a 2-year hospital-based study of subtypes and risk factors
    Y Bahou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 10:138-46. 2004
    A retrospective study was made of 200 consecutive patients with first-ever ischaemic stroke, admitted to Jordan University Hospital over a 2-year period. The mean age was 61.2 years (range 29-95)...
  65. ncbi Comprehensive health assessment of senior citizens in Al-Karak governorate, Jordan
    R M Youssef
    Faculty of Medicine, Mu tah University, Karak, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 11:334-48. 2005
    ..Depression, poor functional capacity and memory impairment reinforced each other resulting in a state of dependency...
  66. ncbi Wolfram syndrome: identification of a phenotypic and genotypic variant from Jordan
    Kamel Ajlouni
    National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics, University of Jordan, Amman
    Am J Med Genet 115:61-5. 2002
    ..The same phenotypic variant turned out to be a genotypic variant with linkage to a second Wolfram syndrome locus (WFS2) on chromosome 4q22-24...
  67. ncbi Economic costs of traffic accidents in Jordan
    H R al-Masaeid
    Civil Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Accid Anal Prev 31:347-57. 1999
    The objectives of this study were to estimate the economic costs of traffic accidents in Jordan during the year of 1996 and to derive unit accident costs for various accident severity levels...
  68. ncbi Prevalence and frequency of severity of urinary incontinence symptoms in late pregnancy: a prospective study in the north of Jordan
    Lama M M Al-Mehaisen
    King Abdulla University Hospital, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:499-503. 2009
    To determine the frequency of urinary urge, stress incontinence and bothersome urinary symptoms in late pregnancy in Jordan.
  69. ncbi Site investigation on medical waste management practices in northern Jordan
    Fayez Abdulla
    Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Waste Manag 28:450-8. 2008
    This study investigated the medical waste management practices used by hospitals in northern Jordan. A comprehensive inspection survey was conducted for all 21 hospitals located in the study area...
  70. ncbi Prevalence of tuberculosis suspects and their healthcare-seeking behavior in urban and rural Jordan
    Khaled Abu Rumman
    National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Amman, Jordan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:545-51. 2008
    To determine the prevalence and healthcare-seeking behavior of tuberculosis (TB) suspects in Middle and South Jordan. A community-based survey was carried out between June-September 2005, whereby 61,730 adult household members were ..
  71. ncbi Violence against women: unveiling the suffering of women with a low income in Jordan
    Arwa Oweis
    Jordan University of Science and Technology
    J Transcult Nurs 20:69-76. 2009
    ....
  72. pmc Mass psychogenic illness following tetanus-diphtheria toxoid vaccination in Jordan
    S Kharabsheh
    Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan
    Bull World Health Organ 79:764-70. 2001
    In September 1998, more than 800 young people in Jordan believed they had suffered from the side-effects of tetanus-diphtheria toxoid vaccine administered at school; 122 of them were admitted to hospital...
  73. ncbi Public response to chest pain in Jordan
    Saafan A Al-Safi
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:139-44. 2005
    ..Increased level of public awareness on the optimal response to chest pain due to MI attacks is crucial for minimizing its complications and mortality rate...
  74. ncbi Barriers to the diagnosis and treatment of depression in Jordan. A nationwide qualitative study
    Laeth S Nasir
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68198 3075, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:125-31. 2005
    ..Depression is one of the most common causes of morbidity in developing countries. It is believed that there are many barriers to diagnosis and treatment in the primary care setting, but little research exists...
  75. ncbi Enhancement of natural killer cell activity in vitro against human tumor cells by some plants from Jordan
    B Shabsoug
    Department of Chemical Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Immunotoxicol 5:279-85. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi Prevalence of depression among cancer patients in Jordan: a national survey
    N M Mhaidat
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Support Care Cancer 17:1403-7. 2009
    The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of depression among cancer patients in Jordan and to study the relation between several socio-demographic, disease- and treatment-related factors, and the occurrence of depression ..
  77. ncbi Prevalence of vitamin-mineral supplement use among Jordan University students
    Ahmad A Suleiman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan
    Saudi Med J 29:1326-31. 2008
    To determine the prevalence, reasons, source of information of vitamin-mineral supplement uses, and their relationship with selected demographic and lifestyle characteristics among Jordan University students.
  78. ncbi Sero-prevalence of avian influenza among broiler-breeder flocks in Jordan
    Mohammad Q Al-Natour
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Prev Vet Med 70:45-50. 2005
    Thirty blood samples were collected randomly from each of the 38 breeder-broiler farms in Jordan. Serum samples were examined using indirect ELISA for specific antibodies to avian influenza virus...
  79. ncbi Enteropathogens associated with cases of gastroenteritis in a rural population in Jordan
    L F Nimri
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:634-9. 2004
    Stool specimens were collected from 180 patients belonging to a population of recently settled Bedouins in Jordan who presented with acute or persistent diarrhoea and other symptoms, and from 100 non-diarrhoeal controls...
  80. ncbi Effect of fasting during the month of Ramadan on serum levels of luteinizing hormone and testosterone in people living in the below sea level environment in the Jordan Valley
    Fayig El-Migdadi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 25:75-7. 2004
    To study a possible effect of Ramadan fasting on luteinizing hormone and testosterone in people of the Jordan Valley.
  81. ncbi Consanguinity and genetic disorders. Profile from Jordan
    Hanan A Hamamy
    National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
    Saudi Med J 28:1015-7. 2007
    With 20-30% of all marriages occurring between first cousins, increasing attention in Jordan is now given to role of consanguinity in the occurrence of genetic diseases...
  82. ncbi Analysis and evaluation of nitrate levels in groundwater at Al-Hashimiya area, Jordan
    Mutewekil M Obeidat
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science and Arts, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid, 22110, Jordan
    Environ Monit Assess 135:475-86. 2007
    ..In Jordan, there is a great concern for determination and monitoring organic and inorganic pollutants that may reach ..
  83. ncbi Evaluation of drug use in Jordan using WHO patient care and health facility indicators
    S Otoom
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 8:544-9. 2002
    We prospectively studied current drug use in Jordan in 21 primary health care facilities in northern Jordan over a three-month period, using World Health Organization-recommended indicators...
  84. ncbi Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) perceptions and dietary iron intake among young women and pregnant women in Jordan
    Samiha S Jarrah
    University of Jordan, Jordan
    J Transcult Nurs 18:19-27. 2007
    ..Culturally sensitive intervention research, which addresses application of IDA education principles, temporary supplementation, and adequate income for dietary modification and long-term iron supplementation to prevent IDA is warranted...
  85. ncbi Two new species of Eimeria Schneider 1875 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the broad-toothed field mouse, Apodemus mystacinus Danford and Alston 1877 (Rodentia: Muridae) from Jordan
    Lada Hůrková
    Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 61242 Brno, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 97:33-40. 2005
    Coprological examination of 40 Apodemus mystacinus Danford and Alston 1877 from Jordan revealed oocysts of three species of genus Eimeria. Two species are described as new. Eimeria zuhairamri sp. n. has broadly ellipsoidal oocysts 29...
  86. ncbi Prevalence of medical conditions among patients attending dental teaching clinics in northern Jordan
    Yousef Saleh Khader
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Contemp Dent Pract 8:60-7. 2007
    This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of self reported medical conditions among dental patients attending dental teaching clinics in north Jordan.
  87. ncbi Ecological-genomic diversity of microsatellites in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, populations in Jordan
    H J Baek
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Theor Appl Genet 106:397-410. 2003
    ..Koch) Thell., at 18 loci in 306 individuals of 16 populations from Jordan across a southward transect of increasing aridity...
  88. ncbi Experiences of Iraqi doctors in Jordan during conflict and factors associated with migration
    Shannon Doocy
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 5:41-7. 2010
    To document the experiences of Iraqi doctors residing in Jordan before departure from Iraq and to assess factors associated with migration.
  89. ncbi Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescents with epilepsy in Northern Jordan
    M J Hussein
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid, Jordan
    Seizure 11:483-8. 2002
    ..The main objectives of this study were to determine the socio-demographic characteristics of epilepsy, and to compare these results with findings of comparable studies from other parts of the world...
  90. ncbi Estimated burden of human Salmonella, Shigella, and Brucella infections in Jordan, 2003-2004
    Neyla Gargouri
    Jordan Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:481-6. 2009
    There is limited information on the disease burden due to foodborne pathogens in the eastern Mediterranean region. This study estimates the burden of disease in Jordan for Salmonella, Shigella, and Brucella during 1 year.
  91. ncbi Cyclospora cayetanensis and other intestinal parasites associated with diarrhea in a rural area of Jordan
    Laila F Nimri
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, 22110 Irbid, Jordan
    Int Microbiol 6:131-5. 2003
    ..Two hundred stool samples of patients with gastroenteritis from four health centers in a rural area of Jordan were examined using formalin-ethyl acetate concentration, wet preparation, and modified acid-fast staining methods...
  92. ncbi Symptoms of anxiety and depression among adolescents with seizures in Irbid, Northern Jordan
    R H Alwash
    Al Ain, P O Box 1073, United Arab Emirates
    Seizure 9:412-6. 2000
    In Jordan, individuals with epilepsy commonly attend neuropsychiatric clinics. The objective of this study was to assess the psychosocial outcome of epilepsy among adolescents...
  93. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Jordan: biochemical identification of human and Psammomys obesus isolates as Leishmania major
    E K Saliba
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Jordan, Amman
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 82:21-5. 1988
    As part of a series of epidemiological and ecological studies of leishmaniasis in Jordan, we have made functional studies of four isolates from human lesions and from ear lesions of three field-collected Psammomys obesus...
  94. ncbi Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in infertile women at a university hospital in Jordan
    M Al-Ramahi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 14:1148-54. 2008
    ..In view of the tendency toward increased prevalence of C. trachomatis infection, screening women for chlamydial infection as part of routine investigations for infertility is recommended...
  95. ncbi High prevalence rates of anemia, vitamin A deficiency and stunting imperil the health status of Bedouin schoolchildren in North Badia, Jordan
    Ibrahim M D Khatib
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Ann Nutr Metab 55:358-67. 2009
    ..This survey aimed to identify nutritional deficits affecting Bedouin children as they enter school age and illustrate their families' dietary consumption patterns...
  96. ncbi Current trends in drug abuse associated fatalities - Jordan, 2000-2004
    Mu men S Hadidi
    National Institute of Forensic Medicine, Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan
    Forensic Sci Int 186:44-7. 2009
    This study is the first study that addresses drug abuse associated fatalities in Jordan. It is aimed to give a close picture to the demography, toxicological data, manner, cause of death and other associated findings in such cases...
  97. ncbi Evaluation of drug use in Jordan using WHO prescribing indicators
    S Otoom
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 8:537-43. 2002
    Patterns of prescribing and use of pharmaceuticals by physicians and patients in Jordan have not previously been studied...
  98. ncbi Medical waste management in Jordan: a study at the King Hussein Medical Center
    Rami Oweis
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Waste Manag 25:622-5. 2005
    As in many other developing countries, the generation of regulated medical waste (RMW) in Jordan has increased significantly over the last few decades...
  99. ncbi Determination of cadmium and lead in different cigarette brands in Jordan
    Adnan M Massadeh
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Environ Monit Assess 104:163-70. 2005
    Cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) concentrations in different cigarette brands sold and/or produced in Jordan were determined by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GF-AAS)...
  100. ncbi Prevalence of dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes in Jordan
    Nazik M Abdel-Aal
    National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan
    Saudi Med J 29:1423-8. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency and patterns of dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and to estimate the effects of sociodemographic and clinical variables on dyslipidemia...
  101. ncbi Prevalence of anti hepatitis C virus among the hospital populations in Jordan
    Al Quadan
    Department of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences and Arts, The Hashemite University, Zarka, Jordan
    New Microbiol 25:269-73. 2002
    ..Age group distribution studies of those who have positive anti HCV indicated an increased rate with age...

Research Grants60

  1. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
    ERICH JARVIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Repairing the pathway in vocal learners, when damaged, would have profound impact for correcting neurological disorders of speech. ..
  2. Comparative Resistance Exercise Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Functional I
    KEVIN ROBERT VINCENT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..John Shuster to assist with his statistical analysis skill development and from Dr. Joanne Jordan from the University of North Carolina who will help with clinical correlation to OA and research design...
  3. Emergency Neurophysiological Assessment Bedside Logic Engine
    Don M Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to diagnose in the emergency room, and yet this is the point at which they are often most effectively treated (Jordan, 1999)...
  4. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and their mothers and fathers from 13 cultures (Jinan and Shanghai, China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;Thailand;and African, European, and Hispanic Americans in the United States)...
  5. International Conf on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Attendees will be from the majority of Middle Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the West ..
  6. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this FIRCA application, we propose the addition of data collection with two cultural groups in Jordan: native Jordanians living in Amman and Palestinian refugees living in refugee camps on the outskirts of Amman...
  7. Mechanisms of invariant NKT cell-mediated in vivo anti-tumor responses
    Hamid Bassiri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Jordan Orange, Stephan Grupp, and Jeffrey Bergelson. Additionally, Dr...
  8. SCORE: Principal Differential Analysis with Covariates for Functional Data
    Joan G Staniswalis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Enduring Freedom soldiers exposed to explosive blasts (Meyers, Wilmington, Gallun, and Henry 2009;Jordan, Lee, and Helfer 2009), is vital during this time of ongoing deployment of military personnel in Iraq and ..
  9. Fifth International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in the ME
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Attendees will be from the majority of Middle Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia...
  10. Namibia ART Patient Tracing Intensification and Predictors of Loss to Follow-up
    STEVEN YONGKEUN HONG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Christine Wanke in international HIV clinical research, Dr. Michael Jordan in ART program optimization in resource-limited settings, Dr...
  11. Functional Characterization of Risk Genes for Psychotic Illness in the GWAS Era
    Mei Hua Hall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Jordan Smoller, mentor of this application) Harvard Medical School...
  12. The role of SLP-76 phosphorylation in T cell development
    Martha S Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This work will be performed by Dr. Martha S. Jordan at the Abramson Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr...
  13. MicroRNAs in kidney progenitor cells.
    Jacqueline Ho; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..b>Jordan Kreidberg...
  14. Depression and Anxiety Spectrum Disorders: From Basic Science to the Clinic and B
    Suzanne N Haber; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..conference on "Depression and Anxiety Spectrum disorders: from basic science to the clinic and back", in Amman, Jordan. The Principal Investigator for the Conte Center and this meeting grant application is Dr. Suzanne N...
  15. Genetics of Glutamatergic Neurotransmission
    Dost Ongur; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..He has recently begun collaborating with Dr. Jordan Smoller, a recognized expert on psychiatric genetics...
  16. Addressing Disparities in Health Information through an FQHC-Library Partnership
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specifically, the Anthony Jordan Health Center which delivers primary care to 30,000 largely poor and minority patients, will partner with the ..
  17. Decreasing Bullying with Self-Affirmation: A Test of the Compensation Model
    JOAN BOYER SIMON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., Nail et al., in press; Sandstrom &Jordan, 2008). Defensive personality can be operationally defined in various ways, but one is defensive egotism-i.e...
  18. Molecular Electron Microscopy Core Facility Improvements
    Steven T DeKosky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current locations for the EM facilities in Old Jordan Hall and the Snyder Building not only lack the requisite ceiling height and load-bearing capacity, but also ..
  19. Variations in Hip Morphology: Frequency and Impact on Osteoarthritis Outcomes
    Amanda E Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..as well as internationally-recognized, independently-funded investigators with expertise in OA epidemiology (Jordan) and imaging and shape assessments in OA (Kraus, Lane, and Aspden), will guide Dr...
  20. Leukocyte Gene Expression and Genetic Biomarkers of OA Incidence and Progression
    Steven B Abramson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Jordan);and 4) the Genetics of Generalized Osteoarthritis longitudinal study (GOGO Long, V. Kraus)...
  21. New Methods for High-Resolution Comparative Modeling
    Roland Dunbrack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Based on new statistical analysis of homologous protein structure pairs using graphical models (Jordan) and non-parametric Bayesian methods (Jordan, Dunbrack), Tompa will devise a coarse sampling procedure, based on ..
  22. MicroRNAs in kidney progenitor cells.
    Jacqueline Ho; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The mentored phase (K99) will occur at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School under the guidance of Dr. Jordan Kreidberg.
  23. North Carolina Rural Academic Center for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention
    Paul R Smokowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NC- ACE) is a multidisciplinary, collaborative initiative between the UNC-CH School of Social Work's Jordan Institute for Families (JIF), the UNC-CH Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), and community partners in ..
  24. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, and other Arab states, as well as from Israel, Europe, and North America...
  25. Proximal signaling complexes in NK cell effector function and development
    Taku Kambayashi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our expertise in signal transduction and NK cell biology together with our expert consultants (Drs. Jordan Orange, Tobias Baumgart, and Yoji Shimizu), and the quality of the research facilities at the University of ..
  26. Development of Second Generation Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts
    CHRISTOPHER KANE BREUER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Jordan S. Pober will co-mentor the principal investigator's scientific development. Dr...
  27. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, and other Arab states, as well as from Europe, Israel and North America...
  28. Studies of the Flora and Predator Bacteria of Jordan
    NICHOLAS OBERLIES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..an International Cooperative Biodiversity Group (ICBG) to investigate the biodiversity of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Jordan) for bioactive lead compounds useful for the treatment of human diseases and/or as viable agrochemicals (..
  29. First International Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other Arab States as well as From Israel, Europe, and North America...
  30. Early Detection of Alzheimer's: Interdisciplinary and International Collaboration
    Mark Gluck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This satellite session, organized by Al Quds, will include neurologists from Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, and the Palestinian territories speaking about regional clinical issues in ..
  31. Colloquium on the Cytoskeleton and Human Disease
    Leslie Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The members of the organizing committee from the United States are Drs. Leslie Wilson, Mary Ann Jordan, Ernest Braguer, Vincent Peyrot, and Bernard Rossignol. Drs...
  32. IDENTICAL BY DESCENT MAPPING OF CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES
    Andrew Lidral; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The specific aim of this project is to ascertain large inbred families with non-syndromic CL/P and CPO from Jordan. However, during this process it is likely that large, in bred families with other craniofacial anomalies will ..
  33. ANIMAL RESOURCES IMPROVEMENT
    HAROLD FARRIS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Specific aims of the planned renovation are: 1. replace the inadequate HVAC system in the Jordan Hall fourth floor animal facility, install an emergency generator and replace an inadequate glassware washer used ..
  34. Establishment of the Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies
    Kenneth Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the Eastern Mediterranean (EM) region, where the tobacco epidemic is largely unchecked in countries such as Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon...
  35. Leveraging Social Media to Promote Conflict-free Medical Education
    Jean Silver-Isenstadt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed project's multidisciplinary research team is comprised of Jean Silver-Isenstadt, MD, PhD;William Jordan, MD, MPH;Salomeh Keyhani, MD, MPH;Mark Ryan, MD;Paul Herbert, PhD;and Deborah Korenstein, MD...
  36. NUCLEAR RECEPTOR COACTIVATORS AND BREAST CANCER
    Yijun Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..B. Thimmapaya), and prevention of breast cancer using antiestrogens tamoxifen and raloxifene (Dr. C. Jordan)...
  37. SEMINAL TRANSMISSION OF FIV--A MODEL FOR HIV1
    HOLLY JORDAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The candidate, Dr. Holly Jordan, has completed a two-year residency in veterinary clinical pathology, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in ..
  38. Flow responses to carotid angioplasty
    Alan Dardik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..interact with senior faculty in Yale's Interdepartmental Vascular Biology and Transplant Program such as Jordan S Pober, MD, PhD...
  39. DEVELOPING INTERMEDIATE MARKERS OF BREAST CANCER RISK
    Peter Gann; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Environment: The primary sponsor for this award is Dr. V. Craig Jordan, Director of Breast Cancer Research at Northwestern University's Lurie Cancer Center. The Co-sponsor is Dr...
  40. Growth Regulation and Therapy of Leukemias and Lymphomas
    Subbarao Bondada; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Project 3: Biological chaaracterization of human leukemic stem cells (LSC): Dr. Jordan will examine the novel concept that LSC are the basis of relapse of drug treated leukemias...
  41. STAT FACTOR AND SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION AND CANCER
    Xin Yuan Fu; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..His laboratory has established collaborations in laboratories with Drs. David Stern, Richard Flavell and Jordan Pober, etc., who are well established in cancer biology and immunology...
  42. Shp2-dependent and -independent signals in ureteric bud branching morphogenesis
    Frank David; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..His consultants -- Joseph Bonventre, Lewis Cantley, Jordan Kreidberg, Andrew McMahon and Helmut Rennke -- are experts in phosphorylation-dependent signaling and renal ..
  43. TRAINING IN DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..ADOS-G), a recently reorganized combination of the ADOS (Lord, Rutter, Good, Mawhood, Heemsbergen & Jordan, 1989), an observational protocol for social and communicative behavior, and the Pre-Linguistic Autism Diagnostic ..
  44. Reducing Health Disparities by Self and Family Management
    Coralease Ruff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funk [YSN] & Ruff [HUDON]; and Research/Outreach Dissemination Core (Drs. McCorkle [YSN] & Jordan [HUDON]). Proposals for four pilot studies are included with this application...
  45. Reducing Health Disparities by Self & Family Management
    Marjorie Funk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funk [YSN] & Ruff [HUDON]; and Research/Outreach Dissemination Core (Drs. McCorkle [YSN] & Jordan [HUDON]). Proposals for four pilot studies are included with this application...
  46. Synapse-to-nucleus signaling components in PSDs
    BRYEN JORDAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The candidate, Dr. Bryen A. Jordan holds a Ph.D. degree from the Dept of Pharmacology at the NYU School of medicine. He is currently a research assistant professor at the Dept of Biochemistry at NYU School of Medicine...
  47. SPORE IN BREAST CANCER
    VIRGIL JORDAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The principal research projects are: #1. Drug resistance to anti-estrogens (PI Jordan), #2...
  48. NICOTINIC CHOLINERGIC SYSTEMS IN MUTANT MICE
    JOHN DANI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..where over 400,00 deaths and $50 billion in medical costs yearly are directly attributed to smoking (Epping-Jordan et al., 1998). Teenagers smoke 1...
  49. Biochemical correlates/cognition/Barth syndrome
    MICHELE MAZZOCCO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Methods will involve cognitive assessment of children with Barth syndrome and matched peers, paired comparisons, and correlation analyses. ..
  50. Examination of the role of LPIN2 variations in skin and bone inflammation
    Hatem El Shanti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the mechanisms behind psoriasis and CRMO is very important for the development of appropriate therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. EARLY NUMBERS DEVELOPMENT: A DOMAIN GENERAL APPROACH
    Kelly Mix; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It would also increase what is known about the generalizability of the developmental processes that have been posited to explain comparison and categorization in other domains. ..
  52. COGNITIVE AND GENETIC CORRELATES OF EARLY MATH SKILLS
    MICHELE MAZZOCCO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. EXPERIENCE-DEPENDENT PERCEPTION OF VISUAL DEPTH
    Robert Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  54. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  55. MECHANISM OF E. COLI PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEX-E1
    Frank Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  56. Neonatal Immunization with Acellular Pertussis Vaccines
    Natasha Halasa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  57. PHENOTYPIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDY OF THE L1307K MUTATION
    Henry Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  58. Mathematical Development in Learning Diasbled Children
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., working memory) that underlie MD children's developmental delays and deficits in these competencies. ..
  59. Overt and Covert Selection During Reading
    ALBRECHT INHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It should also have ramifications beyond the domain of reading, as coordination of covert and overt selection may be part and parcel of effective visual selection in general. ..