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  1. ncbi Taking dendritic cells into medicine
    Ralph M Steinman
    The Rockefeller University, New York 10065, USA
    Nature 449:419-26. 2007
  2. pmc Medicine 2.0: social networking, collaboration, participation, apomediation, and openness
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 10:e22. 2008
  3. ncbi Designing materials for biology and medicine
    Robert Langer
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E25 342, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nature 428:487-92. 2004
  4. pmc The emerging paradigm of network medicine in the study of human disease
    Stephen Y Chan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Res 111:359-74. 2012
  5. pmc Analysis of genomic diversity in Mexican Mestizo populations to develop genomic medicine in Mexico
    Irma Silva-Zolezzi
    National Institute of Genomic Medicine INMEGEN, Periferico Sur No 4124, Torre Zafiro II, 6to piso, Col Jardines del Pedregal, Mexico D F 01900, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8611-6. 2009
  6. pmc Genetic modifications of pigs for medicine and agriculture
    Jeffrey J Whyte
    National Swine Resource and Research Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 78:879-91. 2011
  7. ncbi Irreversible electroporation in medicine
    Boris Rubinsky
    Department of Bioengineering, Graduate Group in Biophysics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:255-60. 2007
  8. ncbi General medicine vs subspecialty career plans among internal medicine residents
    Colin P West
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    JAMA 308:2241-7. 2012
  9. pmc Evolutionary medicine and chronic inflammatory state--known and new concepts in pathophysiology
    Rainer H Straub
    Laboratory of Experimental Rheumatology and Neuroendocrino Immunology, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    J Mol Med (Berl) 90:523-34. 2012
  10. ncbi Academic health leadership: looking to the future. Proceedings of a workshop held at the Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine meeting Québec, Que., Canada, Apr. 25 and 26, 2003
    Jean Gray
    Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine
    Clin Invest Med 26:315-26. 2003

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  1. ncbi Taking dendritic cells into medicine
    Ralph M Steinman
    The Rockefeller University, New York 10065, USA
    Nature 449:419-26. 2007
    ..Here we present some medical implications of DC biology that account for illness and provide opportunities for prevention and therapy...
  2. pmc Medicine 2.0: social networking, collaboration, participation, apomediation, and openness
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 10:e22. 2008
    ..quot;Medicine 2...
  3. ncbi Designing materials for biology and medicine
    Robert Langer
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E25 342, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nature 428:487-92. 2004
    ..These include synthetic replacements for biological tissues, designing materials for specific medical applications, and materials for new applications such as diagnostics and array technologies...
  4. pmc The emerging paradigm of network medicine in the study of human disease
    Stephen Y Chan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Res 111:359-74. 2012
    ..The emerging paradigm of "network medicine" proposes to utilize insights garnered from network topology (eg, the static position of molecules in relation to ..
  5. pmc Analysis of genomic diversity in Mexican Mestizo populations to develop genomic medicine in Mexico
    Irma Silva-Zolezzi
    National Institute of Genomic Medicine INMEGEN, Periferico Sur No 4124, Torre Zafiro II, 6to piso, Col Jardines del Pedregal, Mexico D F 01900, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8611-6. 2009
    Mexico is developing the basis for genomic medicine to improve healthcare of its population...
  6. pmc Genetic modifications of pigs for medicine and agriculture
    Jeffrey J Whyte
    National Swine Resource and Research Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 78:879-91. 2011
    Genetically modified swine hold great promise in the fields of agriculture and medicine. Currently, these swine are being used to optimize production of quality meat, to improve our understanding of the biology of disease resistance, and ..
  7. ncbi Irreversible electroporation in medicine
    Boris Rubinsky
    Department of Bioengineering, Graduate Group in Biophysics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:255-60. 2007
    This is a brief introduction to the emerging field of irreversible electroporation in medicine. Certain electrical fields when applied across a cell can have as a sole effect the permeabilization of the cell membrane, presumable through ..
  8. ncbi General medicine vs subspecialty career plans among internal medicine residents
    Colin P West
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    JAMA 308:2241-7. 2012
    ..Differences in general internal medicine (GIM) career plans between internal medicine residency program types and across resident demographics are not ..
  9. pmc Evolutionary medicine and chronic inflammatory state--known and new concepts in pathophysiology
    Rainer H Straub
    Laboratory of Experimental Rheumatology and Neuroendocrino Immunology, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    J Mol Med (Berl) 90:523-34. 2012
    ..This combination leads to a net increase of the systemic fluid volume, which is hypothesized to be the basis of essential hypertension (prevalence in adults 22-32%)...
  10. ncbi Academic health leadership: looking to the future. Proceedings of a workshop held at the Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine meeting Québec, Que., Canada, Apr. 25 and 26, 2003
    Jean Gray
    Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine
    Clin Invest Med 26:315-26. 2003
    ..MD/PhD and Clinician Investigator Programs may help to fill these gaps in medicine, but nursing is faced with a serious shortage of doctoral-trained educators and researchers and may need targeted ..
  11. ncbi Factors related to the choice of family medicine: a reassessment and literature review
    Janet H Senf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:502-12. 2003
    Recent decreases in the number of students entering family medicine has prompted reconsideration of what is known about the factors affecting specialty choice.
  12. ncbi Electromagnetic effects - From cell biology to medicine
    Richard H W Funk
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Medizinische Fakultät Carl Gustav Carus, Institut fur Anatomie, Germany
    Prog Histochem Cytochem 43:177-264. 2009
    ..As an outlook for future research topics, this review tries to link areas of EF, MF and EMF research to thermodynamics and quantum physics, approaches that will produce novel insights into cell biology...
  13. ncbi What is needed for phage therapy to become a reality in Western medicine?
    Harald Brussow
    Nestle Research Center, Vers chez les Blanc, CH 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Virology 434:138-42. 2012
    ..In view of the growing antibiotic resistance crisis, a coordinated effort by the public health sector is needed to evaluate the potential of phage therapy as an adjunct to antibiotics...
  14. pmc Impact of specialty of admitting physician and type of hospital on care and outcome for myocardial infarction in England and Wales during 2004-5: observational study
    John S Birkhead
    Northampton General Hospital, Northampton, NN1 5BD
    BMJ 332:1306-11. 2006
    ..To examine process of care and outcome for patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction to hospitals in England and Wales in relation to type of consultant care and type of hospital...
  15. ncbi Career choices of medical students: a national survey of 1780 students
    Jeremie H Lefevre
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Saint Antoine Hospital Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris AP HP, Pierre et Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris VI, Paris, France
    Med Educ 44:603-12. 2010
  16. ncbi Nanotechnological applications in medicine
    Shelton D Caruthers
    Consortium for Translational Research in Advanced Imaging and Nanomedicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Campus Box 8215, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 18:26-30. 2007
    ..nanoshells, nanotubes, emulsions and quantum dots, these advances lead toward the concept of personalized medicine and the potential for very early, even pre-symptomatic, diagnoses coupled with highly-effective targeted therapy...
  17. pmc Hormesis: a revolution in toxicology, risk assessment and medicine
    Edward J Calabrese
    University of Massachusetts School of Public Health in Amherst, MA, USA
    EMBO Rep 5:S37-40. 2004
  18. pmc Transition of care: experiences and preferences of patients across the primary/secondary interface - a qualitative study
    Annette J Berendsen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Ant Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:62. 2009
  19. pmc Attitudes toward complementary and alternative medicine influence its use
    Kristina L McFadden
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA
    Explore (NY) 6:380-8. 2010
    The aim of this study was to explore how attitudes toward complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional medicine influence CAM use in a healthy population, and how health locus of control and exercise further affect CAM use...
  20. ncbi P-type ATPases as drug targets: tools for medicine and science
    Laure Yatime
    Centre for Membrane Pumps in Cells and Disease PUMPKIN, Danish National Research Foundation, Denmark
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1787:207-20. 2009
    ..Here, we review the current knowledge about P-type ATPase inhibitors and their present use as tools in science, medicine, and biotechnology...
  21. ncbi Trends in career choice by US medical school graduates
    Dale A Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    JAMA 290:1179-82. 2003
    ..Most notable is the recent decrease in the percentage of US medical student graduates choosing a primary care career, which has important implications for the US physician workforce...
  22. ncbi Residents' reasons for specialty choice: influence of gender, time, patient and career
    Klazine van der Horst
    Consumer Behaviour Division, Institute for Environmental Decisions IED, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Med Educ 44:595-602. 2010
    ..Therefore, a modular constructed postgraduate training programme might give residents the flexibility to change from one specialty to another...
  23. ncbi Provider satisfaction with virtual specialist consultations in a family medicine department
    Kurt B Angstman
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 28:14-8. 2009
    ..Although approximately 30% of the 56 family medicine providers had not tried the VC system after it had been in place for over a year or said that they often forgot ..
  24. pmc A systematic review of the effect of primary care-based service innovations on quality and patterns of referral to specialist secondary care
    Alex Faulkner
    Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT
    Br J Gen Pract 53:878-84. 2003
    ..Evidence about the range of effects and implications for the healthcare system of different types of innovation have not previously been summarised...
  25. ncbi The influence of gender and personality traits on the career planning of Swiss medical students
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:535-40. 2003
  26. ncbi Medicine could be constructing human bodies in the future
    Arthur Saniotis
    Biological Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy Research Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Med Hypotheses 77:560-4. 2011
    ..The role of advances in nanotechnology, information technology, neuroscience and biotechnology is discussed in the context of mind and body enhancements...
  27. pmc Medicine, morality and health care social media
    Farris K Timimi
    Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    BMC Med 10:83. 2012
    ..This risk averse behavior truly limits our capacity to effectively engage our patients where they are--online...
  28. pmc Evolutionary medicine: its scope, interest and potential
    Stephen C Stearns
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4305-21. 2012
    ..It first describes the range of topics covered by evolutionary medicine, which include human genetic variation, mismatches to modernity, reproductive medicine, degenerative disease, ..
  29. pmc The "medicine in Australia: balancing employment and life (MABEL)" longitudinal survey--protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation
    Catherine M Joyce
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:50. 2010
    ..The "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL)" study investigates workforce participation patterns and ..
  30. ncbi Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality. However, CR is widely underused due to multiple factors, including physician referral practices...
  31. ncbi Quantifying factors for the success of stratified medicine
    Mark R Trusheim
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and Center for Biomedical Innovation, 100 Main Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Drug Discov 10:817-33. 2011
    Co-developing a drug with a diagnostic to create a stratified medicine - a therapy that is targeted to a specific patient population on the basis of a clinical characteristic such as a biomarker that predicts treatment response - presents ..
  32. pmc Defensive medicine in Israel - a nationwide survey
    Elad Asher
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    PLoS ONE 7:e42613. 2012
    Defensive medicine is the practice of diagnostic or therapeutic measures conducted primarily as a safeguard against possible malpractice liability...
  33. ncbi Exosomes: the future of biomarkers in medicine
    Francesca Properzi
    Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Biomark Med 7:769-78. 2013
    ..This article focuses on the exploitation of exosomes as diagnostic tools for human tumors and discusses possible applications of the same strategies to other pathologies, such as neurodegenerative diseases. ..
  34. ncbi Applications of colloidal inorganic nanoparticles: from medicine to energy
    Samuel E Lohse
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States
    J Am Chem Soc 134:15607-20. 2012
  35. pmc Network medicine approaches to the genetics of complex diseases
    Edwin K Silverman
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Discov Med 14:143-52. 2012
    ..Network medicine, which applies systems biology and network science to complex molecular networks underlying human disease, ..
  36. ncbi Induced pluripotent stem cells in medicine and biology
    Kazutoshi Takahashi
    Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Development 140:2457-61. 2013
    ..The ability to induce cell fate conversion is attractive not only for these applications, but also for basic research fields, such as development, cancer, epigenetics and aging...
  37. ncbi Unlocking specialists' attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers
    E Pena-Dolhun
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:1032-7. 2001
    ..We surveyed specialist physicians in California to determine whether their attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers differed depending on how the specialists were paid and the settings in which they practiced...
  38. ncbi Molecular medicine and the development of cancer chemopreventive agents
    Alberto Izzotti
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1259:26-32. 2012
    ..Therefore, microRNAs are reliable biomarkers for evaluating chemoprevention efficacy and may be used to counteract carcinogenesis...
  39. ncbi Progress in automation of LC-MS in laboratory medicine
    Michael Vogeser
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University of Munich, Germany
    Clin Biochem 44:4-13. 2011
    ..The widespread use of this technology in laboratory medicine is so far limited mainly by the extensive occupation of highly trained personnel which is required for method ..
  40. ncbi The practice of travel medicine: guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    David R Hill
    National Travel Health Network and Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 6AU, England
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1499-539. 2006
  41. ncbi Nanotechnology and medicine
    Dwaine F Emerich
    Sertoli Technologies, Inc, 245 Armington Street, Cranston, RI 02905, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 3:655-63. 2003
    ..The genesis of nanotechnology can be traced to the promise of revolutionary advances across medicine, communications, genomics and robotics...
  42. ncbi Disability and genetics in the era of genomic medicine
    Jackie Leach Scully
    School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Citygate, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Nat Rev Genet 9:797-802. 2008
    Genomic medicine offers a growing number of methods to diagnose, cure or prevent disability...
  43. ncbi Probabilistic logic methods and some applications to biology and medicine
    Nikita A Sakhanenko
    The Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Comput Biol 19:316-36. 2012
    ..We then provide some examples of their applications to problems in biology and medicine, with an emphasis on genetics...
  44. ncbi A national survey of the effect of sleep medicine specialists and American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation on management of obstructive sleep apnea
    Sairam Parthasarathy
    Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:133-42. 2006
    To study the effect of American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation of sleep centers and sleep-medicine certification of physicians on the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
  45. ncbi Broad institute: bringing genomics to real-world medicine
    Alice A McCarthy
    Chem Biol 12:717-8. 2005
  46. pmc Internal medicine resident self-report of factors associated with career decisions
    Colin P West
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:946-9. 2009
    Little is known about factors contributing to the career decisions of internal medicine residents.
  47. ncbi From evidence based medicine to mechanism based medicine. Reviewing the role of pharmacogenetics
    Bob Wilffert
    Department of Quality and Patientsafety, Zorggroep Noorderbreedte, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:3-9. 2011
    The translation of evidence based medicine to a specific patient presents a considerable challenge...
  48. ncbi Nutrigenomics research for personalized nutrition and medicine
    Jim Kaput
    Division of Personalized Nutrition and Medicine, FDA National Center for Toxicological Research, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, AR 72079, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:110-20. 2008
  49. ncbi Career choices of United Kingdom medical graduates of 2002: questionnaire survey
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Med Educ 40:514-21. 2006
    ..To report the specialty choices of UK medical graduates of 2002, and to compare their choices with those of qualifiers in previous years and with the profile of career grade doctors in different specialties in England...
  50. pmc Why does specialist treatment of breast cancer improve survival? The role of surgical management
    D Kingsmore
    University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1920-5. 2004
    ..We conclude that adequate surgical management of breast cancer is fundamental to improving the outcome from breast cancer irrespective of where it is delivered...
  51. ncbi Physicians want education about complementary and alternative medicine to enhance communication with their patients
    Lisa Corbin Winslow
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Colorado Hospital, PO Box 6510, Mail Stop F730, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1176-81. 2002
    More than one third of patients in the United States use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM); most also visit conventional physicians. There is little information about how physicians and patients discuss CAM...
  52. 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
    In recent years there has been a growing appreciation of the issues of career preference in medicine as it may affect student learning and academic performance. However, no such studies have been undertaken in medical schools in Jordan...
  53. pmc Improving the interface between primary and secondary care: a statement from the European Working Party on Quality in Family Practice (EQuiP)
    O J Kvamme
    Department of General Practice, University of Oslo, P O Box 24, N 5484 Sabovik, Norway
    Qual Health Care 10:33-9. 2001
    ..Getting effective leadership is a necessary first step as implementation of such a strategy will involve significant change. Responsibility lies primarily with the medical profession...
  54. ncbi Nonprotein amino acids of plants: significance in medicine, nutrition, and agriculture
    E Arthur Bell
    Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Centre, Hodgkin Building, Guy s Campus, King s College London, London SE1 1UL, U K
    J Agric Food Chem 51:2854-65. 2003
    ..The need to learn more of the nutritive value of nontoxic nonprotein amino acids and to explore the potential of others either as drugs or as leads to drugs in human and veterinary medicine is emphasized.
  55. ncbi The future of primary care medicine
    Michael E Whitcomb
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:710-2. 2004
  56. ncbi Gender and medical careers
    Elianne Riska
    Swedish School of Social Science, P O Box 16, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Maturitas 68:264-7. 2011
    ..Recent studies suggest that lifestyle choices rather than merely career advancement influence both female and male surgeons' career plans...
  57. ncbi Medical doctors and complementary and alternative medicine: the context of holistic practice
    Terri A Winnick
    Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH 44906, USA
    Health (London) 10:149-73. 2006
    ..external and internal competition are factors identified in the medical literature as prompting change within medicine. I test these factors to determine if they also prompt regular doctors to define themselves as 'holistic MDs' and ..
  58. ncbi Scientific publications in critical care medicine journals from Chinese authors: a 10-year survey of the literature
    Zhi Li
    Department of Anesthesiology, Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    J Trauma 69:E20-3. 2010
    People of Chinese ethnicity are the largest population in the world. Critical care medicine in China is developing rapidly and has achieved great advances in recent 20 years...
  59. ncbi Molecular aspects of medicine: from experimental to clinical hepatology
    Dieter Haussinger
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, Dusseldorf 40225, Germany
    Mol Aspects Med 25:221-360. 2004
  60. ncbi Navigating chemical space for biology and medicine
    Christopher Lipinski
    Pfizer Global R and D, Groton Laboratories, Eastern Point Road, Groton, Connecticut 06340, USA
    Nature 432:855-61. 2004
    ..what are the best strategies for identifying small molecules that modulate biological targets? And how might such strategies differ, depending on whether the primary goal is to understand biological systems or to develop potential drugs?..
  61. ncbi [Increasing number of women in medicine: past, present and future]
    L F J van der Velden
    Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek van de Gezondheidszorg, Postbus 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2165-71. 2008
    ..To describe the development to date of the percentage of female physicians and to predict the situation in 2027, including a calculation of the number of physicians needed...
  62. ncbi Generalist-subspecialist communication for children with chronic conditions: a regional physician survey
    Christopher J Stille
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1314-20. 2003
    ..To identify target areas for interventions to improve communication between pediatric generalists (PCPs) and pediatric subspecialists (SPs) in the outpatient care of children with chronic conditions...
  63. pmc Ambulatory care provided by office-based specialists in the United States
    Jose M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 7:104-11. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the content of care provided by specialists in community settings, including visits for which the patient had been referred by another physician...
  64. ncbi The progressive roles of electronic medicine: benefits, concerns, and costs
    Vinod Podichetty
    Spine Research and Education Project, Cleveland Clinic Florida Spine Institute, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:94-9. 2004
    Electronic healthcare will significantly alter the way physicians practice medicine. Electronic medical records with specialized software programs can increase the quality of patient care, reduce unnecessary medical tests, and directly ..
  65. pmc Physician characteristics and the reported effect of evidence-based practice guidelines
    Christine E Sammer
    633 Cardinal Ridge, Burleson, TX 76028, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:569-81. 2008
    To explore characteristics that may contribute to the effect practice guidelines have on the practice of medicine.
  66. ncbi Does students' exposure to gender discrimination and sexual harassment in medical school affect specialty choice and residency program selection?
    Terry D Stratton
    Student Assessment and Program Evaluation, Office of Academic Affairs, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, MN104 Medical Science Building, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Acad Med 80:400-8. 2005
    ..To examine the role of gender discrimination and sexual harassment in medical students' choice of specialty and residency program...
  67. ncbi Specialist outreach to isolated and disadvantaged communities: a population-based study
    Russell L Gruen
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, NT, Australia
    Lancet 368:130-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess the effects of outreach clinics on access, referral patterns, and care outcomes in remote communities in Australia...
  68. ncbi Multispectral imaging in biology and medicine: slices of life
    Richard M Levenson
    CRI Inc, Woburn, MA, USA
    Cytometry A 69:748-58. 2006
    ..In-vivo imaging is a rapidly growing field with applications in basic biology, drug discovery, and clinical medicine. The sensitivity of fluorescence-based in-vivo imaging, as with fluorescence microscopy, can be limited by the ..
  69. ncbi Factors influencing medical students' choice of specialty
    Pei Yeh Chang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:489-96. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the factors that influence medical students' choice of medical specialty, and to derive the relative weight of each factor...
  70. ncbi Western-medicine-validated anti-tumor agents and traditional Chinese medicine
    Xue Juan Li
    Trends Mol Med 14:1-2. 2008
  71. ncbi Baby boomer doctors and nurses: demographic change and transitions to retirement
    Deborah J Schofield
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW 2480
    Med J Aust 183:80-3. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of demographic change on employment patterns for general practitioners, medical specialists and nurses since 1986, and to compare their patterns of retirement...
  72. ncbi Physician specialty and mortality among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8025, USA
    Am J Med 118:1120-5. 2005
    ..Whether specialty care improves survival among patients with heart failure remains controversial...
  73. ncbi Protein folding: a perspective for biology, medicine and biotechnology
    J M Yon
    Institut de Biochimie, Biophysique Moleculaire et Cellulaire, UMR CNRS, Universite de Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Braz J Med Biol Res 34:419-35. 2001
  74. ncbi Effect of debt on U.S. medical school graduates' preferences for family medicine, general internal medicine, and general pediatrics
    W L Colquitt
    AAMC, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Med 71:399-411. 1996
    ..expected incomes; debt from subsidized loan sources was significant for women who chose general internal medicine; debt was important in choices of family practice; and debt by itself was significant for those planning to ..
  75. pmc A broader view: microbial enzymes and their relevance in industries, medicine, and beyond
    Neelam Gurung
    Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata Nadia, Mohanpur, West Bengal 741252, India
    Biomed Res Int 2013:329121. 2013
    ..In this review, an approach has been made to highlight the importance of different enzymes with special emphasis on amylase and lipase in the different industrial and medical fields. ..
  76. ncbi Providing pediatric subspecialty care: A workforce analysis. AAP Committee on Pediatric Workforce Subcommittee on Subspecialty Workforce
    J J Stoddard
    American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 106:1325-33. 2000
    ..To provide a snapshot of pediatric subspecialty practice, examine issues pertaining to the subspecialty workforce, and analyze subspecialists' perspective on the health care market...
  77. ncbi Literature and medicine: origins and destinies
    R Charon
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, Division of General Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Acad Med 75:23-7. 2000
    Literature and medicine is a flourishing subdiscipline of literary studies that examines the many relations between literary acts and texts and medical acts and texts...
  78. pmc Canadian family physicians' intentions to migrate: associated factors
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can Fam Physician 55:396-397.e6. 2009
    ..To ascertain the short-term intentions of Canadian clinically active family physicians (CAFPs) to change their practice locations...
  79. ncbi Comparing National Institutes of Health funding of emergency medicine to four medical specialties
    Sara C Bessman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1001-4. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to compare National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding received in 2008 by emergency medicine (EM) to the specialties of internal medicine, pediatrics, anesthesiology, and family medicine...
  80. pmc New frontiers in human cell biology and medicine: can pluripotent stem cells deliver?
    Lawrence S B Goldstein
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Cell Biol 199:577-81. 2012
    ..of these cells can and should inform the many science and medical policy issues that confront the translation of these technologies to medicine. In this paper, I discuss these issues using amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as an example.
  81. ncbi Bioelectromagnetic medicine: the role of resonance signaling
    Alberto Foletti
    Institute of Translational Pharmacology CNR, Rome, Italy
    Electromagn Biol Med 32:484-99. 2013
    Only recently has the critical importance of electromagnetic (EM) field interactions in biology and medicine been recognized...
  82. pmc Gender differences in specialty preference and mismatch with real needs in Japanese medical students
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Department of Community Health and Medicine, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    BMC Med Educ 10:15. 2010
    ..This study investigated specialty preference in medical students of one university, and examined gender differences and compared their preference with real needs...
  83. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine: attitudes and patterns of use by German physicians in a national survey
    Rainer Stange
    Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1255-61. 2008
    To generate valid data on attitudes about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as well as patterns of use in a large stochastic sample of general practitioner physicians and specialists.
  84. pmc Hepatitis C management by addiction medicine physicians: results from a national survey
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:99-105. 2007
    ..We conducted a nationwide survey of American Society of Addiction Medicine physicians (n = 320) to determine substance abuse physicians' HCV-related management practices and to describe ..
  85. ncbi Measuring physician job satisfaction in a changing workplace and a challenging environment. SGIM Career Satisfaction Study Group. Society of General Internal Medicine
    T R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 37:1174-82. 1999
    Changes in the demographic, specialty, and employment sector composition of medicine have altered physicians' jobs, limiting autonomy and reducing morale...
  86. ncbi The art and science of personalized medicine
    M Piquette-Miller
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 81:311-5. 2007
  87. ncbi Establishing specialty jurisdictions in medicine: the case of American obstetrics and gynaecology
    James R Zetka
    Department of Sociology, The University at Albany, State University of New York, NY 1222, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 33:837-52. 2011
    The profession of medicine has evolved into an extremely specialised occupation. Yet, recent research has neglected the intra-occupational processes influencing medical specialisation. This article aims to correct this oversight...
  88. ncbi Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy in biology, chemistry, and medicine
    I V Perevoshchikova
    Belozersky Institute of Physico Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 76:497-516. 2011
    ..The goal of this review is to promote the development of FCS in Russia so that this technique could occupy the position it deserves in modern Russian science...
  89. ncbi Audit of the consultation process on general internal medicine services
    J Conley
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:59-62. 2009
    To determine the proportion of consultations requested by general internal medicine services that communicate key components of the consultation process to medical subspecialists.
  90. ncbi Reversing the decline of academic medicine in Europe
    Desmond J Sheridan
    Academic Cardiology Unit, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Lancet 367:1698-701. 2006
  91. ncbi Compassionate solidarity: suffering, poetry, and medicine
    Jack Coulehan
    Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics, HSC L3 086, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 52:585-603. 2009
    ..Poetry, along with other imaginative writing, may help physicians and other health professionals grow in self-awareness and gain deeper understanding of suffering, empathy, compassion, and symbolic healing...
  92. ncbi The Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Global Public Health and medicine: stabilizing south-south academic collaboration
    Walter K Patrick
    Global Health and Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:537-54, viii. 2011
  93. ncbi Factors influencing the choice of specialty of Australian medical graduates
    Mary G Harris
    National Health Workforce Secretariat, North Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:295-300. 2005
    ..To identify the relative importance of extrinsic determinants of doctors' choice of specialty...
  94. ncbi Lipidomics: new approaches to the studies of cell signaling and prospects of use in medicine
    T I Torkhovskaya
    Institute of Physicochemical Medicine, Federal Agency for Health Care and Social Development, Moscow
    Bull Exp Biol Med 144:408-12. 2007
    ..It is expected that introduction of lipidomics in biomedical studies will promote the detection of targets for new drugs and development of new diagnostic tests...
  95. ncbi Funding and publishing trends of original research by emergency medicine investigators over the past decade
    Robert H Birkhahn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:95-101. 2006
    To update the profile of author-reported funding of reports of original research published since 1994 in the four U.S. peer-reviewed general emergency medicine (EM) journals.
  96. ncbi [Criteria for a medical specialty in crisis: a case study of general surgery and internal medicine]
    Nurit Nirel
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Israel
    Harefuah 147:553-9, 572. 2008
    ..In this paper, the authors report a pilot case study of general surgery and internal medicine, which have been identified as "clinical specialties in crisis" in the medical literature, in the testimonies ..
  97. ncbi Career guidance and the Web: bridging the gap between the AAMC careers in Medicine Web site and local career guidance programs
    Sanjay G Patel
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:230-4. 2008
    ..Medical students face a difficult challenge choosing a specialty. The Web offers several advantages in guiding students in the decision-making process...
  98. ncbi The uncertain road towards genomic medicine
    Daniel G MacArthur
    Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Trends Genet 28:303-5. 2012
    ..Cheap, high-throughput approaches to generating biological data are transforming biology into a data-driven science and promise to similarly transform medicine. However, the road to genomic medicine is paved with challenges and uncertainty.
  99. ncbi Science, medicine and research in the developing world: a perspective
    Frances Gotch
    Department of Immunology, Imperial College, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Nat Immunol 8:1273-6. 2007
  100. pmc Systems engineering medicine: engineering the inflammation response to infectious and traumatic challenges
    Robert S Parker
    Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1249 Benedum Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J R Soc Interface 7:989-1013. 2010
    ..Systems medicine, the translational science counterpart to basic science's systems biology, is the interface at which these tools ..
  101. ncbi [Longitudinality, prestige, good reputation (social and professional) and general/family medicine. Clinical and public health aspects. SESPAS Report 2012]
    Juan Gervas
    Equipo CESCA, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 26:52-6. 2012

Research Grants75

  1. Managed Care Penetration and Cancer Care
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..
  2. Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community Populations
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
  3. Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase Inhibitors
    Nancy L Keating; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers'Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..
  5. Health and School Performance Among Youth Ages 9-13
    Christopher Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our long-term goal for this research is to follow youth into high school and beyond to more fully characterize the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. ..
  6. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  7. Longitudinal Analysis of Health-Related Quality of Life in an Aging Population
    Mark Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This assessment of the RTA and NFA will help to establish their utility as outcome measures for clinical management of glaucoma, epidemiological research, and clinical trials. ..
  10. Short & Long Term Suicide Risk Factors
    Mark Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this epidemiologic study, will help us better understand proximal and distal suicide risk factors. ..
  11. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of the study may allow physicians to reduce the morbidity of glaucoma surgery by altering their indications for surgery, surgical technique, and postoperative follow-up. ..
    Marshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Marshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..While the interventions are designed to succeed in the particularly challenging CHC setting, the findings should be generalizable to health systems with more resources and to other chronic diseases. ..
  15. Older Adults and Specialty Care Use in Managed Care
    Maureen Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed research will provide valuable information to clinicians, policymakers and researchers interested in the effects of managed care and health care providers (i.e., hospitals) on acutely-ill older patients. ..
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2002
  17. "Improving Pediatric Safety and Quality with Health Car*
    Timothy Ferris; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed research will provide quantitative information on the value of CDSS in terms of patient safety, adherence to guidelines, and patient experience of care. ..
  18. Gabapentin for Smoking Abstinence
    Amit Sood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. St. John's Wort for tobacco cessation
    Amit Sood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study is anticipated to provide the data needed to develop a larger randomized controlled clinical trial submitted through the R01 funding mechanism to NCCAM. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Wage Mandate, Labor Turnover, and NH Quality
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..5) Use the theoretical model to assess the relative merits of alternative minimum nurse staffing and wage policies in terms of their relative cost and effectiveness. ..
  21. Spectrally resolved tomographic small-animal fluorescence imager
    Richard Levenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, CRI will work on methods to accelerate time consuming tomographic reconstructions. Finally, easy-to-use software for control, display, quantitation and integration into laboratory information systems will be developed. ..
  22. Glutamate Uptake & the Pathogenesis of Neuropathic Pain
    Jianren Mao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. The Obese Critical III: Process and Outcome Disparities
    James O Brien; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..His background includes a strong foundation in academic medicine, excellent training in pulmonary and critical care medicine, and scholarly work applicable to his future research ..
  25. Biopolymer Surfactants for Sealing Electroporated Membranes
    RAPHAEL CARL LEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..likely that P188 will soon be a standard component of trauma resuscitation fluids and will have a broad impact on medicine therapeutics. However, P188 may not be the ideal surfactant for membrane repair...
    Jianren Mao; Fiscal Year: 2010
  27. Natural history of acute and chronic HCV in blood donors
    Michael Busch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These investigations will yield important insights into HCV pathogenesis and clarify the natural history of disease for the large number of HCV infected persons identified through donor screening. ..
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The African diaspora creates a unique opportunity for these[unreadable] cross-cultural studies.[unreadable]..
    CAROLE MARCUS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will help elucidate the pathophysiology of OSAS in obese adolescents, ultimately resulting in improved management of this disease. ..
  30. Methylphenidate for Fatigue in Advanced Cancer Patients
    Eduardo Bruera; Fiscal Year: 2009
  31. Academic Palliative Care
    Charles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..position to foster further development of the field as called for in the recent reports by the Institute of Medicine and National Cancer Policy Board...
  32. Renal 11b-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases and Hypertension
    Mingyu Liang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results are expected to elucidate a novel aspect of the pathophysiology of salt- sensitive hypertension and to provide potential new targets for prevention and treatment of hypertension. ..
  33. Familias En Accion: Educating & Changing Communities
    Patricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This collaboration between the nurse-researcher, the multidisciplinary research team, and the targeted community provides an important venue for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and praxis in a Mexican-American community. ..
  34. RAND-UCLA CanCORS PDCR Application
    Katherine Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Internet Intervention For Improving Rural Diabetes Care
    Carlos Estrada; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Methods. In partnership with the University of Alabama rural medicine program, we will randomize 200 rural physician offices to an intervention or comparison arm...
  36. Medical Office Intervention for Adolescent Drug Use
    John Knight; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..An effective brief intervention for drug abuse could be widely implemented in settings where adolescents receive routine healthcare, and would be of enormous public health significance across the U.S. ..
  37. New Research Strategies in Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Peter Byers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Noninvasive Ventilation in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
    CAROLE MARCUS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In keeping with the mission of the RFA, this study will use a multidisciplinary approach to improve management and enhance the quality of life in children with chronic respiratory failure. ..
  39. Addiction Medicine Physicians and Care for Hepatitis C
    ALAIN LITWIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and their knowledge of and experience with the intricacies of their healthcare, physicians practicing addiction medicine are in a unique position to facilitate drug users' access to and success with hepatitis C treatment...
    Ajit Varki; Fiscal Year: 2003
  41. Ultrasound Polymeric Drug Delivery
    Robert Langer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..4. Mathematical modeling of transdermal transport during LFS: Specifically, develop mathematical models to quantitatively predict the effect of ultrasound on transdermal transport and skin barrier recovery after sonophoresis. ..
    Philip Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Through his proposed training and mentored research, the candidate will acquire a set of synergistic skills which will prepare him to become an independent and productive mental health services researcher. ..
    Robert Langer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..After screening in the in vitro assays mentioned above, potential anti-angiogenic activity from shark cartilage will be assayed in vivo using the chick chonoallantoic assay and the rabbit corneal pocket assay. ..
  44. Gordon Research Conferences: Collagen 2003, 2005, 2007
    Peter Byers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The funds will be used to partially defray conferee travel expenses and registration fees for invited speakers and for young members of the research community. ..
  45. Conference--Medical Image Perception
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Diagnostic imaging plays a vital role in diagnostic medicine. The extraction of information from image data by" expert readers (radiologists) is an essential step in this process...
    Peter Byers; Fiscal Year: 2002
  47. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
    Mark Ratain; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Since many of the studies include analysis of pharmacological specimens, the Committee utilizes three core laboratories--at the University of Chicago, the University of Maryland and the University of Tennessee. ..
  50. Does Girl Talk-2 Work in the Juvenile Justice System?
    Patricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The collaboration between a school of nursing and a local juvenile probation department provides a unique opportunity to implement and evaluate a community-centered STD/HIV prevention intervention. ..
  51. Website for the Self-Management of Chronic Back Pain
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will be printable and can be shared with medical providers. In Phase I, interactive self-assessment questions and a demonstration website with samples of several interactive and text features will be developed. ..
  52. Planning Grant for SOD III Multicenter Trial
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This trial will answer several of the important questions raised by the expert panel at the NIH State of the Science of ERCP Conference, held in January. ..
  53. Patient-Provider Relationship and Diabetes Self-Care
    Paul Ciechanowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This K-23 award will provide crucial support for the applicant's ongoing development as an investigator, clinician, and educator in the area of diabetes care. ..
  54. Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs Telephone
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
  55. Consumer Influences of Treatment of Depression
    Richard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
  56. Do Reporting Biases Mitigate Disparity Estimates?
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Internet-Based Stress Management for College Students
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The final product will be marketed as part of a comprehensive college health website. ..
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will examine implications of our empirical analysis for tort claims brought against tobacco companies and the evolution of legal theories underlying tobacco tort litigation in a law review article. ..
  59. Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
  60. SAFEHAVEN: Decision Support for Nursing Home Resident Disaster Evacuations
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using existing nursing home data from multiple sources, this study seeks to understand the consequences of hurricanes and evacuation decisions, providing the first evidence base to inform the creation of evacuation guidelines. ..
  61. FASEB Conf. Proteases in Hemostasis and Vascular Biology
    Lawrence Brass; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Tissue factor, platelets and coagulation; 8. Regulators of hemostasis; 9. Protease receptors. The keynote lecture will be on gene therapy for disorders of hemostasis delivered by Dr. Katherine High. ..
  62. Visual Impairment, Treatment and Effects on the Elderly
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Ten papers are anticipated for this four-year study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Determinants and Consequences of Alcohol Consumption
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Lawrence Brass; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All four of these aims will combine biochemical and pharmacologic approaches with studies on genetically engineered mice lacking selected receptors and G proteins, allowing us to better understand platelet activation in vivo. ..
  65. Proteomic studies of normal and abnormal platelet function
    Lawrence Brass; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Each of the proposed studies rests on the combined experience in clinical hematology, transfusion medicine, platelet activation and proteomic technologies represented by the PI, co-PI and their collaborators...
  66. Impact of Changing Medicaid Policies on NH Quality
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. Blood Systems Biology
    Lawrence Brass; Fiscal Year: 2008 interdisciplinary team of faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Medicine with expertise in experimental and computational hemodynamics, bond mechanics and biorheology, transport physics, ..
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This latter exploratory data analysis step is crucial to derive from the theoretical results insights about how to intervene in a nursing home to improve the chance of achieving positive outcomes. ..
  69. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
  70. Sex and Gene Expression
    Kathryn Sandberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A summary of the conference presentations will be compiled into a report and these proceedings will be distributed to various audiences and posted in PDF format on the SWHR website. ..
    Kathryn Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  72. Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An Integrated Approach
    Kathryn Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will focus particularly on the influence of (a) utilization rates (Aim #1) and (b) patient preferences for current and new screening methods (Aim #2). ..
  73. Sex and Gene Expression Conference
    Kathryn Sandberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A summary of the conference presentations will be compiled into a report and these proceedings will be distributed to all participants and will be posted in a PDF format in the Society for Women's Health Research website. ..