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  1. ncbi Educational interventions to reduce use of unsafe abbreviations
    Mohammed E Abushaiqa
    Medication Department, Medical Supply, General Administration of Medical Services Ministry of Interior, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1170-3. 2007
  2. pmc Creating an online dictionary of abbreviations from MEDLINE
    Jeffrey T Chang
    Department of Genetics, Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:612-20. 2002
  3. ncbi SaRAD: a Simple and Robust Abbreviation Dictionary
    Eytan Adar
    HP Laboratories, 1501 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:527-33. 2004
  4. ncbi Heuristics for identification of acronym-definition patterns within text: towards an automated construction of comprehensive acronym-definition dictionaries
    J D Wren
    Program in Genetics and Development, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Methods Inf Med 41:426-34. 2002
  5. ncbi Resolving abbreviations to their senses in Medline
    S Gaudan
    European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK
    Bioinformatics 21:3658-64. 2005
  6. pmc Mapping abbreviations to full forms in biomedical articles
    Hong Yu
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:262-72. 2002
  7. pmc ALICE: an algorithm to extract abbreviations from MEDLINE
    Hiroko Ao
    Department of Computational Biology, University of Tokyo CB01, 5 1 5, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa shi, Chiba, 277 8561, Japan
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:576-86. 2005
  8. ncbi Calculations for new prescribers
    Meriel Hutton
    Faculty of Health and Community Care, University of Central England, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 17:47-52; quiz 54-5. 2003
  9. ncbi Building an abbreviation dictionary using a term recognition approach
    Naoaki Okazaki
    Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8651, Japan
    Bioinformatics 22:3089-95. 2006
  10. ncbi Look-alike, sound-alike oncology medications
    Lisa Schulmeister
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:35-41. 2006

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  1. ncbi Educational interventions to reduce use of unsafe abbreviations
    Mohammed E Abushaiqa
    Medication Department, Medical Supply, General Administration of Medical Services Ministry of Interior, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1170-3. 2007
    Educational interventions to reduce the use of abbreviations and dosage designations that were deemed unsafe at a level 1 trauma center are described.
  2. pmc Creating an online dictionary of abbreviations from MEDLINE
    Jeffrey T Chang
    Department of Genetics, Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:612-20. 2002
    ..One such challenge derives from the common and uncontrolled use of abbreviations in the literature. Each additional abbreviation increases the effective size of the vocabulary for a field...
  3. ncbi SaRAD: a Simple and Robust Abbreviation Dictionary
    Eytan Adar
    HP Laboratories, 1501 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:527-33. 2004
    ..Due to recent interest in the use of textual material to augment traditional experiments it has become necessary to automatically cluster, classify and filter natural language information...
  4. ncbi Heuristics for identification of acronym-definition patterns within text: towards an automated construction of comprehensive acronym-definition dictionaries
    J D Wren
    Program in Genetics and Development, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Methods Inf Med 41:426-34. 2002
    ..It also aids users in identifying acronym/definition variants present in the literature that may not necessarily be in biomedical databases...
  5. ncbi Resolving abbreviations to their senses in Medline
    S Gaudan
    European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK
    Bioinformatics 21:3658-64. 2005
    Biological literature contains many abbreviations with one particular sense in each document. However, most abbreviations do not have a unique sense across the literature...
  6. pmc Mapping abbreviations to full forms in biomedical articles
    Hong Yu
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:262-72. 2002
    To develop methods that automatically map abbreviations to their full forms in biomedical articles.
  7. pmc ALICE: an algorithm to extract abbreviations from MEDLINE
    Hiroko Ao
    Department of Computational Biology, University of Tokyo CB01, 5 1 5, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa shi, Chiba, 277 8561, Japan
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:576-86. 2005
    To help biomedical researchers recognize dynamically introduced abbreviations in biomedical literature, such as gene and protein names, we have constructed a support system called ALICE (Abbreviation LIfter using Corpus-based Extraction)...
  8. ncbi Calculations for new prescribers
    Meriel Hutton
    Faculty of Health and Community Care, University of Central England, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 17:47-52; quiz 54-5. 2003
    ..Mistakes in calculation can lead to potentially dangerous prescribing errors. This article takes the nurse prescriber through some basic calculations and points out the possible pitfalls...
  9. ncbi Building an abbreviation dictionary using a term recognition approach
    Naoaki Okazaki
    Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8651, Japan
    Bioinformatics 22:3089-95. 2006
    ..Acronyms result from a highly productive type of term variation and trigger the need for an acronym dictionary to establish associations between acronyms and their expanded forms...
  10. ncbi Look-alike, sound-alike oncology medications
    Lisa Schulmeister
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:35-41. 2006
    ..Poor handwriting, abbreviations of medication names, unclear verbal medication orders, memory lapses, and the large volume of medications ..
  11. pmc Automatic resolution of ambiguous terms based on machine learning and conceptual relations in the UMLS
    Hongfang Liu
    City University of New York, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:621-36. 2002
    ..However, manual annotation of a corpus is an expensive task. We propose an automatic method that constructs sense-tagged corpora for ambiguous terms in the UMLS using MEDLINE abstracts...
  12. pmc A multi-aspect comparison study of supervised word sense disambiguation
    Hongfang Liu
    Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:320-31. 2004
  13. ncbi Teaching tips: do your CATS PRrr?: a mnemonic device to teach safety checks for administering intravenous medications
    Donna Lucas Schumacher
    Mayo School of Health Sciences, Affiliated Nursing Programs, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 36:104-6. 2005
  14. ncbi Dangerous abbreviations: "U" can make a difference!
    Christine Koczmara
    ISMP, Canada
    Dynamics 16:11-5. 2005
    Dangerous abbreviations are also known as "error-prone abbreviations"...
  15. ncbi Computerised versus handwritten records
    Mandi Whyte
    Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey
    Paediatr Nurs 17:15-8. 2005
    ..Nurses require regular training to reinforce record keeping knowledge and skills: this has been incorporated into the hospital's mandatory training programme...
  16. ncbi Medical slang in British hospitals
    Adam T Fox
    St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Ethics Behav 13:173-89. 2003
    ..The colloquial vocabulary is further described and a comprehensive glossary of common UK terms provided in appendix. This forms the first list of slang terms currently in use throughout the British medical establishment...
  17. ncbi Abbreviations and symbols in peptide science: a revised guide and commentary
    John H Jones
    J Pept Sci 12:1-12. 2006
    The abbreviations and symbols used in Peptide Science are surveyed, with comment and recommendations.
  18. ncbi Increased bacterial burden and infection: the story of NERDS and STONES
    R Gary Sibbald
    Public Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:447-61; quiz 461-3. 2006
    ..2. Identify signs of infection in the chronic wound and applicable diagnostic tests. 3. Describe appropriate treatment for the infected chronic wound...
  19. ncbi Critical illness during pregnancy: considerations for evaluation and treatment of the fetus as the second patient
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:20-31. 2006
  20. ncbi Critical components of a sleep assessment for clinical practice settings
    Kathryn A Lee
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:739-50. 2005
    ..This article provides advanced practice nurses with a brief sleep assessment guide for use in psychiatric practice with adults or children...
  21. ncbi Using humor to teach postpartum topics
    Dolores Graceffa
    Lawrence Memorial Regis College Nursing Program, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nurs Educ 44:340. 2005
    ..I have found that these two hands-on activities--demonstration and return demonstration, and roleplaying of a postpartum woman--help promote learning in a relaxed environment...
  22. ncbi Using the seven A's to determine older adults' community resource needs
    Marie Truglio-Londrigan
    Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville, NY 10570, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 21:827-31. 2003
  23. pmc Mapping of medical acronyms and initialisms to Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) across selected systems
    Mary Shultz
    Library of the Health Sciences Urbana, University of Illinois at Chicago, 102 Medical Sciences Building, 506 South Mathews, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:410-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate how various MEDLINE Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) interfaces map acronyms and initialisms to the MeSH vocabulary...
  24. ncbi Paxillin interactions
    C E Turner
    Dept of Cell and Developmental Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY13210, USA
    J Cell Sci 113:4139-40. 2000
    ..Others, such as the E6 protein from Papillomavirus, facilitate transformation by disrupting the normal links between paxillin and the actin cytoskeleton by displacing paxillin-LD-motif-binding proteins...
  25. ncbi Prescribing and dispensing activities at the health facilities of a non-governmental organization
    A Hazra
    Community Development Medicinal, Unit Documentation Centre, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    Natl Med J India 13:177-82. 2000
    ..Prescribing and dispensing surveys are pre-requisites to achieving rational drug use. There is a dearth of such studies in India, particularly in the non-governmental organization sector...
  26. ncbi Potassium channel-blockers as therapeutic agents to interfere with bone resorption of periodontal disease
    P Valverde
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, One Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Dent Res 84:488-99. 2005
    ..3 and IKCa1 to ameliorate the clinical signs or side-effects of several immunological disorders and to decrease inflammatory bone resorption in periodontal disease...
  27. ncbi Differentiation between the complement modulating effects of an arabinogalactan-protein from Echinacea purpurea and heparin
    Susanne Alban
    Institute of Pharmacy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Planta Med 68:1118-24. 2002
    ..b>Abbreviations. AGP:arabinogalactan-protein AGP-hydr...
  28. ncbi Scoring mandibular fractures: a tool for staging diagnosis, planning treatment, and predicting prognosis
    Francesco Carinci
    Department of DMCCC, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Trauma 66:215-9. 2009
    ..A staging system for classifying MF is of paramount importance to plan surgery, to define prognosis, and to exchange information among trauma centers. In this article, a classification for MF is proposed...
  29. ncbi Orbital fractures: a new classification and staging of 190 patients
    Francesco Carinci
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 17:1040-4. 2006
    ..Here, a classification for OF that can be summarized with four abbreviations is proposed...
  30. ncbi The initial appearance of the cranial nerves and related neuronal migration in staged human embryos
    Fabiola Müller
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Calif, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 193:215-38. 2011
    ..visceral afferent, visceral efferent, pharyngeal efferent, and somatic efferent, together with appropriate abbreviations. The cardiac and hypoglossal neural crests are included, and it is emphasized that all the ectodermal placodes ..
  31. pmc Proposal for a revised taxonomy of the family Filoviridae: classification, names of taxa and viruses, and virus abbreviations
    Jens H Kuhn
    Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Division of Clinical Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, National Interagency Biodefense Campus, B 8200 Research Plaza, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Arch Virol 155:2083-103. 2010
    ..several times since the discovery of its members, resulting in a plethora of species and virus names and abbreviations. The current taxonomy has only been partially accepted by most laboratory virologists...
  32. ncbi Engineered protein scaffolds for molecular recognition
    A Skerra
    Lehrstuhl fur Biologische Chemie, Technische Universitat Munchen, D 85350 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    J Mol Recognit 13:167-87. 2000
    ..c) 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Abbreviations used: ABD albumin-binding domain of protein G APPI Alzheimer's amyloid beta-protein precursor inhibitor BBP ..
  33. ncbi Biological approaches to bone regeneration by gene therapy
    R T Franceschi
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 1011 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    J Dent Res 84:1093-103. 2005
    ..b>Abbreviations used: BMP, bone morphogenetic protein; FGF, fibroblast growth factor; AER, apical ectodermal ridge; ZPA, zone ..
  34. ncbi Impact of computerised chemotherapy prescriptions on the prevention of medication errors
    María J Huertas Fernández
    Pharmacy Clinical Management Unit Puerta del Mar University Hospital Cádiz Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 8:821-5. 2006
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the impact of computerised chemotherapy prescription on the reduction of medication errors. The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of errors present in electronic versus manual prescription...
  35. ncbi [Errors in hospital prescriptions of high-alert medications]
    Mário Borges Rosa
    Fundação Hospitalar do Estado de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:490-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the practice of prescribing high-alert medications and its association with the prevalence of medication errors in hospital settings...
  36. ncbi Differences in activity of cytochrome C oxidase in brain between sleep and wakefulness
    Elena V Nikonova
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Hospital of the Univesity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Sleep 28:21-7. 2005
  37. ncbi Descriptive analysis of primary package labels from commercially available prescription solid oral dosage form drugs
    Todd E Chermak
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612 7231, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:399-406. 2009
    ..To describe formats used by manufacturers to display drug names on primary package labels for prescription solid oral dosage forms...
  38. pmc Brain histamine H receptor occupancy of orally administered antihistamines measured by positron emission tomography with (11)C-doxepin in a placebo-controlled crossover study design in healthy subjects: a comparison of olopatadine and ketotifen
    Manabu Tashiro
    Department of Pharmacology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 61:16-26. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study is to measure histamine H(1) receptor (H(1)R) occupancy due to olopatadine, a new second-generation antihistamine and to compare it with that of ketotifen...
  39. ncbi Flavin adenine dinucleotide status and the effects of high-dose riboflavin treatment in short-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
    Bianca T van Maldegem
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 67:304-8. 2010
    ..As our study could not demonstrate a clinically relevant effect of riboflavin, general use of riboflavin cannot be recommended...
  40. ncbi Meeting Report:The 7th ESPE Growth Plate Working Group Symposium - EUROGROP June 27th 2007, Helsinki, Finland
    Razvan L Miclea
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 5:680-5. 2007
    ..This report summarizes the data presented and provides some comments on each of the presentations. Abbreviations: 11beta-HSD: 11 Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase; Agc: Aggrecan; Aln: Alendronate; Asb- 4: Ankyrin Repeat and ..
  41. ncbi Differences in arrhythmogenicity between the canine right ventricular outflow tract and anteroinferior right ventricle in a model of Brugada syndrome
    Hiroshi Morita
    Department of Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:66-74. 2007
    ..The Brugada syndrome is characterized by ST-segment elevation on the ECG, especially in the right precordial leads sensitive to the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT)...
  42. ncbi Strongyloides stercoralis: high worm population density leads to autoinfection in the jird (Meriones unguiculatus)
    Thomas J Nolan
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 3800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6050, USA
    Exp Parasitol 100:173-8. 2002
    ..Index Descriptors and Abbreviations. Nematode; Strongyloides stercoralis; Mongolian gerbil; Meriones unguiculatus; autoinfection; larval ..
  43. ncbi Molecular genetic survey of European mistletoe (Viscum album) subspecies with allele-specific and dCAPS type markers specific for chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences
    Arkadiusz Piotrowski
    Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical Botany, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Planta Med 69:939-44. 2003
    ..b>Abbreviations. dCAPS:derived Cleaved Amplified Polymorphic Sequence ITS1&2:Internal Transcribed Spacers 1&2 MAMA:..
  44. ncbi Control of asthma for reducing the risk of bronchospasm in asthmatics undergoing general anesthesia and/or intravascular administration of radiographic contrast media
    Gennaro Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli High Speciality Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:1621-30. 2009
  45. ncbi Influence of experimental esophageal acidification on sleep bruxism: a randomized trial
    H Ohmure
    Department of Orthodontics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8 35 1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8544, Japan
    J Dent Res 90:665-71. 2011
    ..RMMA episodes including SB were induced by esophageal acidification. This trial is registered with the UMIN Clinical Trials Registry, UMIN000002923...
  46. ncbi In vitro evaluation of corrosion and cytotoxicity of orthodontic brackets
    M T Costa
    Graduate Program in Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Goiás Goiânia Goiás, Brazil
    J Dent Res 86:441-5. 2007
    ..b>Abbreviations used: AISI, American Iron and Steel Institute; EDS, energy-dispersive spectroscopy; OD, optical density; ISO, ..
  47. ncbi Mesenchymal stem-cell transplantation for hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in neonatal rat model
    Jin A Lee
    Departments of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Boramae Hospital and Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Pediatr Res 67:42-6. 2010
    ..Neurologic performance was significantly impaired only on the cylinder test after HI (p = 0.034), and MSC transplants improved it (p = 0.010). These suggest MSC can be a candidate for the treatment of neonatal HIE...
  48. ncbi Functionality of gliadin proteins in wheat flour tortillas
    Suchismita Mondal
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 57:1600-5. 2009
    ..The deletion lines are designated by the same abbreviations. Dough and tortillas were prepared from the parent line used to derive these deletion lines, each individual ..
  49. ncbi Taming variability in free text: application to health surveillance
    Alan R Shapiro
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 5 Pheasant Run, Pleasantville, NY 10570, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:95-100. 2004 syndromic surveillance requires managing the substantial word variation that results from use of synonyms, abbreviations, acronyms, truncations, concatenations, misspellings, and typographic errors...
  50. ncbi The rural rotation in a medical technology program: a ten-year retrospective study
    Beverly A Kirby
    Medical Technology Program, West Virginia University, 2163 Health Sciences North, P O Box 9211, Morgantown, WV 26506 9211, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 20:202-9. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of a rural rotation as a tool to recruit medical technology program graduates to medically underserved areas...
  51. pmc A comparison study on algorithms of detecting long forms for short forms in biomedical text
    Manabu Torii
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics, Georgetown University Medical Center, 4000 Resevoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:S5. 2007
    ..e., detecting definitions of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols in biomedical text...
  52. ncbi Zen and the art of nomenclature maintenance: a revised approach to respiratory symbols and terminology
    Frank P Primiano
    Respiratory Therapy, M 56, Clevelnad Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Respir Care 51:1458-70. 2006
    ..Use lower-case letters for change variables (change relative to a reference, or operating, point) and for abbreviations (eg, "pl" for "pleural")...
  53. ncbi Guinea pigs as models to study the hypocholesterolemic effects of drugs
    Kristy L West
    University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences, 3624 Horsebarn Road Ext U 4017, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Cardiovasc Drug Rev 22:55-70. 2004
  54. ncbi The effect of abbreviations on MEDLINE searching
    C S Federiuk
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:292-6. 1999
    To determine the effect of the use of abbreviations and acronyms on citation retrieval in MEDLINE searches.
  55. ncbi A controlled analysis of professionals' contemporaneous notes of interviews about alleged child abuse
    Rita T Cauchi
    Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 34:318-23. 2010
    ..The current study investigated (under optimal conditions) the accuracy and completeness of professionals' contemporaneous written notes of child abuse interviews...
  56. ncbi Haemonchus contortus: molecular characterisation of a small heat shock protein
    Dadna Hartman
    Victorian Institute of Animal Science, 475 Mickleham Road, Attwood, VIC 3049, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 104:96-103. 2003
    ..Index Descriptors and Abbreviations: Haemonchus contortus; nematode; small heat shock protein; L3, infective larvae; xL3, exsheathed L3; eL4, ..
  57. ncbi Histamine amplifies immune response of gingival fibroblasts
    T Minami
    Division of Oral Immunology, Department of Oral Biology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Dent Res 86:1083-8. 2007
    ..b>Abbreviations used: HDC, histidine decarboxylase; LPS, lipopolysaccharide; IL, interleukin; TNF, tumor necrosis factor; HR, ..
  58. ncbi Prevalence of and screening for mental disorders in a sleep clinic
    Kent J DeZee
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:136-42. 2005
  59. ncbi Controlled synthesis of Pt nanoparticles array through electroreduction of cisplatin bound at nucleobases terminated surface and application into H2O2 sensing
    Shujun Ji
    Department of Chemistry, Liaocheng University, Liaocheng, 252059 Shandong, China
    Biosens Bioelectron 26:2067-73. 2011
    ..nucleotide-5'-monophosphate (NTMP including guanosine, adenosine, cytidine, uridine-5'-monophosphate, and abbreviations were GMP, AMP, CMP, UMP, respectively) were adsorbed onto Au substrate sequentially to form nucleobases ..
  60. ncbi Early alterations of growth factor patterns in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from preterm infants developing bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Jasper V Been
    Department of Paediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht 6202 AZ, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 67:83-9. 2010
    ..01). In conclusion, substantial alterations in BALF growth factor levels are present in infants developing BPD. An early imbalance in pulmonary growth factors may contribute to the developmental arrest of the lung seen in BPD...
  61. ncbi Good results after major pancreatic resections in a middle-volume center
    George Peros
    4th Department of Surgery, University Hospital Attikon, Medical School, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Pancreas 39:411-4. 2010
    ..Recently, hospital and surgeon volume is widely discussed as a prognostic factor after major pancreatic surgery. We present our experience regarding major pancreatectomy in a middle-volume center...
  62. ncbi Inflammation mediated down-regulation of hepatobiliary transporters contributes to intrahepatic cholestasis and liver damage in murine biliary atresia
    Huiqi Yang
    Department of Surgery, Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 66:380-5. 2009
    ..Intrahepatic cholestasis contributes to the development of jaundice and liver injury...
  63. pmc The impact of computerized provider order entry on medication errors in a multispecialty group practice
    Emily Beth Devine
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7630, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:78-84. 2010
    ..The objective was to evaluate the effect of a basic, ambulatory CPOE system on medication errors and associated ADEs...
  64. ncbi MEPE activated by furin promotes pulpal cell adhesion
    H G Wang
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, China
    J Dent Res 90:529-34. 2011
    ..These results indicate that proteolytic processing by furin may activate MEPE during its secretion from odontoblasts and may play important roles in dentinogenesis and pulpal homeostasis...
  65. ncbi Human paraoxonase-1 activity in childhood obesity and its relation to leptin and adiponectin levels
    Peter Koncsos
    First Department of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
    Pediatr Res 67:309-13. 2010
    ..Altered levels of leptin, adiponectin and PON1 activities may be useful markers beside the general risk factors in childhood obesity...
  66. ncbi Muscle relaxation therapy for anxiety disorders: it works but how?
    Ansgar Conrad
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:243-64. 2007
    ..b>Abbreviations of the original progressive MRT protocol [Jacobson, E. (1938). Progressive relaxation (2nd ed.)...
  67. ncbi Ovarian gonadotrophin surge-attenuating factor (GnSAF): where are we after 20 years of research?
    Paul A Fowler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Reproduction 126:689-99. 2003
    ..called gonadotrophin surge-attenuating factor (GnSAF), gonadotropin surge-inhibiting factor (GnSIF), various abbreviations (GnSAF/IF, GnSIF/AF) and also attenuin...
  68. ncbi Intracellular calcium in signaling human beta-defensin-2 expression in oral epithelial cells
    S Krisanaprakornkit
    Department of Odontology Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    J Dent Res 82:877-82. 2003
    ..b>Abbreviations used in this study are: BAPTA-AM, 1,2-bis(2-aminophenoxy)-ethane-N,N,N',N'-tetra-acetic acid tetrakis (..
  69. pmc Songbirds and the revised avian brain nomenclature
    Anton Reiner
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1016:77-108. 2004
    ..The prefixes used for the new names for the pallial subdivisions have retained most established abbreviations, in an effort to maintain continuity with the pre-existing nomenclature...
  70. ncbi Antioxidant, free radical scavenging and anti-inflammatory effects of aloesin derivatives in Aloe vera
    A Yagi
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Fukuyama University, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama, Japan
    Planta Med 68:957-60. 2002
    ..These findings may explain, at least in part, the wound healing effects of A.vera. Abbreviations. ADP:adenosine diphosphate ASA:ascorbic acid BHT:butylated hydroxytoluene BSA:bovine serum albumin DMPO:5,5-..
  71. ncbi Pocket epithelium in the pathological setting for HMGB1 release
    N Ebe
    Section of Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Biochemistry, Division of Bio Matrix, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8549, Japan
    J Dent Res 90:235-40. 2011
    ..Thus, the periodontal epithelium may provide a unique pathological setting for HMGB1 release by bacterial insult...
  72. ncbi MELD exceptions and new predictive score of death on long waiting lists for liver transplantation
    S Iacob
    Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:267-73. 2009
    ..Cirrhosis related complications, considered MELD exceptions, proved to add prognostic value to the MELD score in predicting waiting list mortality...
  73. ncbi Features of standardized nursing terminology sets in Japan
    Kaoru Sagara
    Seinan Jo Gakuin University Fukuoka, Japan
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:471-5. 2006
    ..Then we compared them with terms in a thesaurus dictionary, the Bunrui Goihyo, that contains general Japanese words and is built by the National Institute for Japanese Language...
  74. ncbi Application of theory-based health behavior change techniques to the prevention of obesity in children
    Heidi Beckman
    Prairie View, Inc, Newton Medical Office Plaza, Newton, KS, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:266-75. 2006
    ..The age-adapted techniques have the potential to enhance obesity programs in a population for whom the obesity issue is critical...
  75. ncbi The "HUG": an innovative approach to pediatric nursing care
    Jan Tedder
    SAS Institute Health Care Center, Cary, NC, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:210-4. 2007
    ..Nurses' use of the HUG is aimed at helping nurses enhance their relationships with parents, helping parents feel heard and attended to, encouraging parents to share what worries them most, and increasing nurses' job satisfaction...
  76. ncbi Regular screening in type 2 diabetes. A mnemonic approach for improving compliance, detecting complications
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:19-20, 23-7. 2004
    ..It has also been accepted by medical students and residents as a valuable aid in the management of diabetes. My hope is that this system of organization will help the reader provide more effective care to these patients as well...
  77. ncbi Clinical communication and patient safety
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 80:49-54, 2. 2006
    ..This gatefold examines the scope of the problem, including data and risk factors, and offers some strategies for improvement...
  78. ncbi Structured practice opportunities with a mnemonic affect medical student interviewing skills for intimate partner violence
    Elizabeth A Edwardsen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:62-8. 2006
    ..Low rates of partner violence inquiry and detection are reported in the medical setting...
  79. ncbi Facial soft tissue injuries as an aid to ordering a combination head and facial computed tomography in trauma patients
    Eric P Holmgren
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97203, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:651-4. 2005
    ..The aim of our research was to compare the facial soft tissue injury patterns of patients receiving a combination head and facial CT who had facial fractures versus those who had no facial fractures...
  80. ncbi EUTUBS: a mnemonic for the complete endoscopic examination of the lower urinary tract
    E O Olapade-Olaopa
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    West Afr J Med 21:294-6. 2002
    ..Furthermore, it is not meant to obviate the need for practical training of those wishing to carry out the procedure as part of their clinical practice...
  81. ncbi [ABC--DER TIP--STIMMT. Primary assessment of consciousness disorders]
    D von Ow
    Zentrale Notfall Aufnahme, Kantonsspital St Gallen
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 91:1432-6. 2002
    ..An in the third step one tries, related to the findings from step one and two as well as from further examinations (CCT, lumbal puncture, lab-examines, ...), to find potential reasons for the unconsciousness of a patient...
  82. ncbi AAC menu interface: effectiveness of active versus passive learning to master abbreviation-expansion codes
    Ellyn Gregory
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Augment Altern Commun 22:77-84. 2006
    ..Results revealed that participants who accessed words via a keyboard demonstrated significantly higher mastery of abbreviation-expansion codes than those who accessed words via a computer mouse...
  83. ncbi [Magnetic resonance imaging. Sequence acronyms and other abbreviations in MR imaging]
    W R Nitz
    Siemens AG, Medical Soulutions, MR Applikationsentwicklung, Erlangen
    Radiologe 43:745-63, quiz 764-5. 2003
    ..Besides the sequence-specific acronyms, new abbreviations have surfaced recently in conjunction with parallel acquisition techniques...
  84. ncbi Agencies and acronyms: a guide to regulatory jargon
    Nancy Burden
    Morten Plant Health Services, Largo, FL, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 18:147-51. 2003
    ..The resource guide is printed with changes with the permission of its author, Mrs. Jerry Henderson, and the American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers...
  85. ncbi Letters after your name--in what order should they be placed and why? Education
    N Mackenzie
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:337-8. 2004
    ..Many clinicians are uncertain about the correct place of letters after their names and are unaware that there is a strict hierarchical order in which they should be placed. The aim of this paper is to give the correct order of such letters...
  86. ncbi Abbreviations: the need for legibility and accuracy in documentation
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan
    Br J Nurs 14:665-6. 2005
    This article explores the use of abbreviations in health care...
  87. ncbi The Knee Society system of standardized abbreviations for surgery of the arthritic knee
    Mark W Pagnano
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:24-6. 2005
    A new standardized system of abbreviations has been adopted by the Knee Society to bring clarity and brevity to scientific reports involving the arthritic knee...
  88. ncbi [The nursing register: a communication system]
    Sonia María del Olmo-Núñez
    Unidad de Docencia y Formación Continuada, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Clin 17:142-5. 2007
    To identify the number, type, and appropriateness of abbreviations used to write nurse clinical charts (CC) and nursing discharge reports (NDR) in an inpatient unit.
  89. ncbi Pathology abbreviated: a long review of short terms
    Jules J Berman
    Pathology Informatics, Cancer Diagnosis Program NCI NIH, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:347-52. 2004
    b>Abbreviations are used frequently in pathology reports and medical records. Efforts to identify and organize free-text concepts must correctly interpret medical abbreviations...
  90. ncbi [Acronyms and abbreviations in the clinical history]
    Rosa M Ribal Prior
    Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona
    Rev Enferm 25:18-20. 2002
    The authors identify the acronyms, initials and abbreviations which have been produced in the different services at this hospital, establishing unified utilization criteria and creating a valid list for the center's administrative ..
  91. doi Prolific use of misleading abbreviations by hospice healthcare professionals
    Sarah Bell
    Garden House Hospice, Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A79. 2014
    The use of abbreviations is widespread amongst healthcare professionals, despite studies showing they can be misleading and lead to medical errors. For example, SCC is used for both spinal cord compression and squamous cell carcinoma...
  92. pmc Cigarette smoking and inflammation: cellular and molecular mechanisms
    J Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Dent Res 91:142-9. 2012
  93. ncbi [Genetic analysis of contribution of low-molecular-weight glutenin subunits to dough strength in common wheat]
    Fang Wu
    Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China
    Yi Chuan 29:1399-404. 2007
    ..parents had six Cysteine, but 'PB' (define) had a seven amino-acid deletion in the repetitive to 'GB' and 'JB' (define these abbreviations) and amino-acid substitution, two of which would be expected to cause changes in hydrophilicity.
  94. pmc Intermittent catheterization in the management of post spinal cord injury (SCI) neurogenic bladder using new hydrophilic, with lubrication in close circuit devices--our own preliminary results
    A Spinu
    The Teaching Emergency Hospital Bagdasar Arseni, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 5:21-8. 2012
    ..This article is a review of the related approaches in the field-- including the newest ones associated with a specific retrospective study on in-patients from our Clinic Division (preliminary results)...
  95. ncbi A new website to aid the interpretation of ante-mortem dental records:
    S Manica
    Queen Mary University of London London, UK
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 31:116. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the tooth numbering system, symbols and abbreviations used on dental charting worldwide...
  96. ncbi Combined QSAR studies of inhibitor properties of O-phosphorylated oximes toward serine esterases involved in neurotoxicity, drug metabolism and Alzheimer's disease
    G F Makhaeva
    Institute of Physiologically Active Compounds, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russia
    SAR QSAR Environ Res 23:627-47. 2012
    ..EOHs (with their abbreviations and consequences of inhibition in parentheses) comprised acetylcholinesterase (AChE: acute neurotoxicity; ..
  97. ncbi Determining the difficulty of Word Sense Disambiguation
    Bridget T McInnes
    Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota, 117 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA Electronic address
    J Biomed Inform 47:83-90. 2014
    ..of WSD systems on a wide range of ambiguous biomedical terms (including ambiguous words/phrases and abbreviations). The methods include both supervised and unsupervised approaches...
  98. ncbi Individual patient meta-analysis: Taxane plus anthracycline reduces mortality from early breast cancer
    Nicholas R C Wilcken
    Ann Intern Med 156:JC6-4. 2012
    ..75 x 14, eprubicin 60 x 2, fluorouracil 500 x 2, given 4 times weekly; CTX = chemotherapy; other abbreviations defined in Glossary...
  99. ncbi Pluripotent and multipotent stem cells in adult tissues
    M Z Ratajczak
    Stem Cell Biology Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Adv Med Sci 57:1-17. 2012
    ..Such cells were assigned various operational abbreviations and names in the literature that added confusion to the field and raised the basic question of whether these ..
  100. pmc Curation of characterized glycoside hydrolases of fungal origin
    Caitlin Murphy
    Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics, Concordia University, Montreal Qc H4B 1R6, Canada
    Database (Oxford) 2011:bar020. 2011
    ..To simplify comparative studies, enzyme and species abbreviations have been standardized, Gene Ontology terms assigned and reference to supporting evidence provided...
  101. ncbi Automated identification of diagnosis and co-morbidity in clinical records
    C Cano
    University of Granada, Department of Computer Science and A I, Spain
    Methods Inf Med 48:546-51. 2009
    ..Clinical free text is inherently redundant, unstructured, and full of acronyms, abbreviations and domain-specific language which make it challenging to mine automatically...

Research Grants47

  1. Rac GTPase signaling during embryonic salivary gland branching morphogenesis
    Sharon Sequeira; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Abbreviations used in proposal: 2D, two-dimensional;3D, three-dimensional;BM, basement membrane;ECM, extracellular matrix;..
  2. Biogenesis of lipoarabinomannan in mycobacteria
    Mary Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Abbreviations: AM, arabinomannan;AcylT, acyltransferase;Araf, arabinofuranosyl;AraT, arabinosyltransferase;CZE, capillary ..
  3. Extracellular Scaffold Elasticity and Binding Sites in Acinar Differentiation
    Melinda Larsen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 3. Use bilayer lithography to create microwell scaffolds for use with primary cells. Abbreviations: AFM, atomic force microscopy;Col IV, collagen type IV;ECM, extracellular matrix;GFP, green fluorescent ..
  4. Specificity of CD8 cells in islets from type 1 diabetes patients
    Matthias G Von Herrath; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..targets are known autoantigens derived from beta cells such as insulin, IGRP, IA-2 and GAD (see Table 1 for abbreviations) and cellular matrix proteins, which could become presented when beta cells are destroyed but also viral ..
  5. New Insights into Motor Neuron Disease
    John K Fink; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Abbreviations: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS);chlorpyrifos oxon (CPO);cyclic AMP (cAMP);cyclic AMP dependent protein ..
  6. An Advanced Model to Analyze CD4T Cel Reactions to Antibody and BCR V Regions
    Lawrence J Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Abbreviations ANA: Anti-nuclear antibody BAC: Bacterial artificial chromosome BCR: B cell antigen receptor CFP: Cyan ..
  7. Crystallization and structure determination of the mu-opioid receptor
    Roger K Sunahara; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..3) Crystallize and determine the x-ray crystal structure of the [unreadable]OR-T4L receptor Abbreviations: [unreadable]OR - [unreadable] opioid receptor LCP - lipidic cubic phase Y[unreadable]OR - YFP-[unreadable]OR ..
  8. Lesion Activity and Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis: Analysis of Multi-center MRI
    Ponnada A Narayana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Abbreviations: CNS (central nervous system);DGM (deep gray matter structures);DIR (double inversion recovery);DSI (Dice ..
  9. Adapting Natural Language Processing Tools for Biosurveillance
    Debbie A Travers; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..They often include misspellings, abbreviations, acronyms and other lexical and semantic variants that are difficult to group into symptom clusters (e.g...
  10. Neural substrates of recent and remote cocaine memories
    Jonathan D Raybuck; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These aims will determine if there are epigenetic differences between extinction of recent and remote CPP. Abbreviations: CPP: Conditioned place preference;DH: Dorsal hippocampus;NaBut Sodium Butyrate;HDAC: Histone Deacetylase;HAT: ..
  11. Promoting Safe Use of Pediatric Liquid Medications: A Health Literacy Approach
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..different units of measurement (milliliter, teaspoon, and/or tablespoon units) with variations in associated abbreviations, and the variability of measuring devices (type, markings, capacity), are sources of parent confusion...
  12. Interactive Mechanisms of Pelvic Pain
    David J Klumpp; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..KEY ABBREVIATIONS SCPP = Syndromes of Chronic Pelvic Pain UCPPS = Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes IBS = Irritable Bowel ..
  13. Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation in the Homeless
    Carla J Rash; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Abbreviations: CM = Contingency management CO = Carbon monoxide CPD = Cigarettes per day LDA = Longest duration of ..
  14. POET: Consolidated, Comprehensive Clinical Text Preprocessing
    JOHN HURDLE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hand-typed clinical narratives in EHRs are usually ungrammatical;short or telegraphic in style;full of abbreviations, acronyms, and misspellings;formatted in a templated or pseudo-tabular form;and contain embedded non-text such ..
  15. POET-2: High-performance computing for advanced clinical narrative preprocessing
    John F Hurdle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., abbreviations);are ill-formatted with templates and liberal use of white space;and are embedded with "non-prose" (e.g...
  16. Real-time Disambiguation of Abbreviations in Clinical Notes
    Hua Xu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..However, communication can be hampered by the pervasive use of abbreviations in clinical notes. Clinicians use abbreviations to save time during documentation...
  17. Promoting Health Literacy for Newly Prescribed Medications via the EMR
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Prescriptions are also vaguely written, with Latin abbreviations and/or dose frequency schedules that are easily misinterpreted...
    Narsing Rao; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Abbreviations used in this proposal: GC/MS =gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; LC/MS =liquid chromatrography-mass ..
    Joseph Izatt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The specific aims of the proposal and the institutions involved in each (abbreviations found below) are: 1...
    Joseph Izatt; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The specific aims of the proposal and the institutions involved in each (abbreviations found below) are: 1...
    Peter Haug; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..this system and 2) extend the semantic model to assist in recognizing misspellings and variations on accepted abbreviations. As a part of this project, two systems will be developed to explore these two complimentary parts of the ..
    Helmut Beinert; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The principal techniques (other than enzyme chemistry) will be mentioned in brackets using these abbreviations: Mossbauer, MB; Resonance Raman RR; Protein Chemistry, PC; with CD,MCD,EPR,NMR,ENDOR,EXAFS considered standard ..
  23. Cancer Center Renovation Grant
    Donald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..are the most common cancers in women and men and account for 70,000 deaths annually in the United States, Abbreviations used in this proposat -- BRB Bressler Research Building; GCRC General Clinical Research Center; t/SF Health ..
    WALLACE STEFFAN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..and distribution is included. Standardization of abbreviations of journal titles (with a separate section giving complete information on all journals) and a gazetteer are ..
  25. Neuropathology and Pathogenesis of Huntington's Disease
    Anton Reiner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Renny Franceschi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such knowledge is essential for designing new strategies for bone regeneration to treat trauma and pathological conditions such as osteoporosis and periodontal disease. ..
    Sui Huang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of these experiments will provide an important foundation to address the significance of the PNC in malignant cells. ..
  28. The Major Surface Protease of Trypanosomatid Protozoa
    Mary Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..chagasi whose coding sequences predict they lack the usual GPI anchor, and to contrast the amino acid sequences that regulate the intracellular trafficking of these unusual MSPs with the MSPs that possess a GPI membrane anchor. ..
    Mariusz Ratajczak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In toto, the studies proposed in this grant will increase the knowledge about pathogenesis of AIDS associated thrombocytopenia and may lead to development of new strategies for its treatment of prevention. (End of Abstract) ..
    Prakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Informatics assistance will be provided to the individual nodes to assist the task of data exchange, and when necessary, to assist the design of local data collection systems. ..
    Prakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Informatics assistance will be provided to the individual nodes to assist the task of data exchange, and when necessary, to assist the design of local data collection systems. ..
    Prakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In particular, research will be performed on utilization of newer database technologies, such as new indexing methods, as well as parallel database implementations. ..
    Morris Birnbaum; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) the relationship between specialized metabolic regulation and such generalized processes as proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis growth, and 3) molecular determinants in the neuronal control of appetite, growth and metabolism ..
  34. Immunogenetics of Leishmania chagasi Infection
    Mary Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..chagasi infection, and to identify specific alleles that influence human immune responses and thereby modify the course of disease. ..
  35. HERMES - Help physicians to Extract and aRticulate Multimedia information from li
    Hong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5) Design a usability study to measure efficacy, accuracy and perceived ease of use of HERMES and to compare HERMES with other information systems. ..
  36. Collaborative Development of a Vaccine against Cutaneous and Visceral Leishmanias
    MARY EDYTHE WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Through a coordinated approach in the three laboratories, we will systematically perform pre-clinical testing against several Leishmania species, with the goal of developing a pan-leishmania protective vaccine. ..
  37. Modular design of central metabolism in methylotrophs
    Gregory Crowther; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. The CXCR4-SDF-1 Axis in Metastatic Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Mariusz Ratajczak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This work will be of relevance for designing strategies to block the SDF-1-CXCR4 axis to treat CXCR4-positive cancers. ..
    Renny Franceschi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. RCT to evaluate guidelines for acute rhinosinusitis
    Jane Garbutt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, knowledge gained from this research could be used to decrease the inappropriate use of antibiotics. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Jeffrey Payne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Reduced bone loss and CVD incidence would represent significant public health improvements. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. The Perinucleolar Compartment as Breast Cancer Marker
    Sui Huang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We expect the proposed studies will clarify whether the PNC, an easily detectable cellular structure, could improve the accuracy of breast cancer prognosis and prediction when used in combination with existing markers. ..
    Mary Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They will also provide a model for differential expression of tandemly linked genes in this group of protozoa. ..
  44. A Novel HTP Assay for Identification of Compounds that Reduce PNC Prevalence
    Sui Huang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Sleep Disruption in New Parents: An intervention Trial
    Kathryn Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..More generalizable results from this targeted sample will be used to develop an educational intervention package for distribution to all adults preparing for parenthood. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Biomarkers of Insomnia and Fatigue in HIV/AIDS
    Kathryn Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is hypothesized that the set of biomarkers that best predict the onset of initiation insomnia may differ from the variables that predict maintenance insomnia or daytime quality of life measures. ..