mental competency

Summary

Summary: The ability to understand the nature and effect of the act in which the individual is engaged. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 6th ed).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Are persons with cognitive impairment able to state consistent choices?
    L F Feinberg
    Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Gerontologist 41:374-82. 2001
  2. pmc Mental capacity to make decisions on treatment in people admitted to psychiatric hospitals: cross sectional study
    Gareth S Owen
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 337:a448. 2008
  3. pmc Mental capacity and psychiatric in-patients: implications for the new mental health law in England and Wales
    Gareth S Owen
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:257-63. 2009
  4. ncbi The challenges of clinical trials in the exclusion zone: the case of the frail elderly
    Iman Ridda
    The Children Hospital, National Center for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:61-6. 2008
  5. pmc Depression and competence to refuse psychiatric treatment
    A Rudnick
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Israel
    J Med Ethics 28:151-5. 2002
  6. ncbi Assessing the competence of persons with Alzheimer's disease in providing informed consent for participation in research
    S Y Kim
    Department of Psychiatry and Division of Medical Humanities, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:712-7. 2001
  7. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of mental incapacity in psychiatric in-patients
    Ruth Cairns
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:379-85. 2005
  8. ncbi Should children decide whether they are enrolled in nonbeneficial research?
    David Wendler
    National Institutes of Health
    Am J Bioeth 3:1-7. 2003
  9. ncbi Views of potential subjects toward proposed regulations for clinical research with adults unable to consent
    Dave Wendler
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:585-91. 2002
  10. ncbi Current state of research on decision-making competence of cognitively impaired elderly persons
    Scott Y H Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Humanities, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:151-65. 2002

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  1. ncbi Are persons with cognitive impairment able to state consistent choices?
    L F Feinberg
    Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Gerontologist 41:374-82. 2001
    ....
  2. pmc Mental capacity to make decisions on treatment in people admitted to psychiatric hospitals: cross sectional study
    Gareth S Owen
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 337:a448. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of mental capacity to make decisions on treatment in people from different diagnostic and legal groups admitted to psychiatric hospital...
  3. pmc Mental capacity and psychiatric in-patients: implications for the new mental health law in England and Wales
    Gareth S Owen
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:257-63. 2009
    ..In England and Wales mental health services need to take account of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983. The overlap between these two causes dilemmas for clinicians...
  4. ncbi The challenges of clinical trials in the exclusion zone: the case of the frail elderly
    Iman Ridda
    The Children Hospital, National Center for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:61-6. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Depression and competence to refuse psychiatric treatment
    A Rudnick
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Israel
    J Med Ethics 28:151-5. 2002
    ..Further study of the relation between depression and competence to refuse or consent to psychiatric treatment is required...
  6. ncbi Assessing the competence of persons with Alzheimer's disease in providing informed consent for participation in research
    S Y Kim
    Department of Psychiatry and Division of Medical Humanities, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:712-7. 2001
    ..A criterion validation study was carried out to help address this question...
  7. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of mental incapacity in psychiatric in-patients
    Ruth Cairns
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:379-85. 2005
    ..Little is known about the proportion of psychiatric in-patients who lack capacity to make treatment decisions, or the associations of lack of capacity...
  8. ncbi Should children decide whether they are enrolled in nonbeneficial research?
    David Wendler
    National Institutes of Health
    Am J Bioeth 3:1-7. 2003
    ..These principles imply that the threshold for assent should be fixed at 14 years of age, and a dissent requirement should be adopted for all children in the context of nonbeneficial research...
  9. ncbi Views of potential subjects toward proposed regulations for clinical research with adults unable to consent
    Dave Wendler
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:585-91. 2002
    ..The authors' goal was to assess healthy individuals' attitudes toward five of the most prominent proposed safeguards regarding the consent process for research with adults unable to consent...
  10. ncbi Current state of research on decision-making competence of cognitively impaired elderly persons
    Scott Y H Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Humanities, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:151-65. 2002
    ..It is beginning to yield findings with practical implications for preserving the autonomy and welfare of this group of vulnerable elderly patients...
  11. ncbi Bariatric surgery for severely overweight adolescents: concerns and recommendations
    Thomas H Inge
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 114:217-23. 2004
    ..Surgery should be performed in institutions that are equipped to meet the tertiary care needs of severely obese patients and to collect long-term data on the clinical outcomes of these patients...
  12. pmc Assessment of the capacity to consent to treatment in patients admitted to acute medical wards
    Sylfa Fassassi
    Service of Liaison Psychiatry, CHUV University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Med Ethics 10:15. 2009
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  13. pmc Unreasonable reasons: normative judgements in the assessment of mental capacity
    Natalie F Banner
    Centre for the Humanities and Health, King s College London, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:1038-44. 2012
    ..Rather, in recognizing this normativity, clinicians may better understand how clinical judgements are structured and what kinds of assumption may inform their assessment...
  14. ncbi Medical decision-making capacity in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    O Okonkwo
    Department of Neurology, JT 1216, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233 7340, USA
    Neurology 69:1528-35. 2007
    ..To empirically assess the capacity of patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to consent to medical treatment under different consent standards (Ss)...
  15. ncbi Tales publicly allowed: competence, capacity, and religious belief
    Adrienne M Martin
    University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 37:33-40. 2007
    ..But that does not mean she is not competent...
  16. ncbi Functional mental capacity is not independent of the severity of psychosis
    Emer Rutledge
    Central Mental Hospital, Dundrum, Dublin 14, Ireland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:9-18. 2008
    ..Function-specific mental capacities are the legal criteria for competence. These are regarded as superior to clinical assessments of mental state and general function...
  17. pmc Effect of public deliberation on attitudes toward surrogate consent for dementia research
    S Y H Kim
    Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Neurology 77:2097-104. 2011
    ..To assess the informed, deliberative views of the older general public toward a policy of allowing surrogate consent for Alzheimer disease (AD) research...
  18. pmc Variability of judgments of capacity: experience of capacity evaluators in a study of research consent capacity
    Scott Y H Kim
    Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and Dept of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:346-53. 2011
    ..Assessment of decision-making capacity is a common and important function of psychiatric consultants. However, the sources of variability in evaluators' judgments have not been well characterized...
  19. pmc Preservation of the capacity to appoint a proxy decision maker: implications for dementia research
    Scott Y H Kim
    Center Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls St, 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:214-20. 2011
    ..If individuals incapable of consenting to research studies were able to appoint a research proxy, it would allow for an appointed surrogate (rather than a de facto surrogate) to represent the subject...
  20. ncbi Report of an initial pilot study on the feasibility of using the MacArthur competence assessment tool for clinical research in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Michael Koelch
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 20:63-7. 2010
    ..The aims were to test feasibility and to determine children's understanding of the elements of disclosure for a clinical drug trial and their competence to assent...
  21. ncbi Children's competence for assent and consent: a review of empirical findings
    Victoria A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
    Ethics Behav 14:255-95. 2004
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  22. ncbi Competence of mentally ill patients: a comparative empirical study
    J Vollmann
    Institute for History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Psychol Med 33:1463-71. 2003
    ..The outcome of an objective test instrument is presented and compared with clinical assessment of competence by the attending physician...
  23. ncbi Older adults' participation in research
    Cynthia S Jacelon
    School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    Nurse Res 14:64-73. 2007
    ..Research with older adults involves unique challenges, says US-based researcher Cynthia S Jacelon, but it offers benefits to both researcher and subjects, providing negative stereotypes can be overcome...
  24. pmc Surrogate consent for dementia research: a national survey of older Americans
    S Y H Kim
    Bioethics Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neurology 72:149-55. 2009
    ..Because AD impairs decisional capacity, informed consent often must come from surrogates, usually close family members. But policies for surrogate consent for research remain unsettled after decades of debate...
  25. ncbi Speaking of research advance directives: planning for future research participation
    C B Stocking
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Neurology 66:1361-6. 2006
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  26. ncbi Mental capacity, diagnosis and insight in psychiatric in-patients: a cross-sectional study
    G S Owen
    Departments of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:1389-98. 2009
    ..Because it is a legal concept there is a need to clarify associations with variables that clinicians are more familiar with, especially insight...
  27. pmc Reasoning in the capacity to make medical decisions: the consideration of values
    Michele J Karel
    Mental Health Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 21:58-71. 2010
    ..To examine the contribution of "values-based reasoning" in evaluating older adults' capacity to make medical decisions...
  28. pmc Capacity to consent to treatment: empirical comparison of three instruments in older adults with and without dementia
    Jennifer Moye
    Boston VA Healthcare System, Brockton VA Medical Center, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Gerontologist 44:166-75. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare adults with and without dementia on capacities to consent to treatment as assessed by three instruments...
  29. pmc Mental health legislation and decision making capacity: capacity is more complex than it looks
    Jacinta O A Tan
    BMJ 332:119. 2006
  30. pmc Magnitude of impairment in decisional capacity in people with schizophrenia compared to normal subjects: an overview
    Dilip V Jeste
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:121-8. 2006
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  31. ncbi Assessment of capacity to consent to research among older persons with schizophrenia, Alzheimer disease, or diabetes mellitus: comparison of a 3-item questionnaire with a comprehensive standardized capacity instrument
    Barton W Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:726-33. 2005
    ..Also, as requirements for formal assessment of decisional capacity are becoming more common, there is a clear need to identify efficient screening methods...
  32. pmc Assessment of patient capacity to consent to treatment
    E Etchells
    Department of Medicine, The Toronto Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 14:27-34. 1999
    ..Clinicians can use these practical, flexible, and evaluated measures as the initial step in the assessment of patient capacity to consent to treatment...
  33. ncbi Competence to refuse treatment in anorexia nervosa
    Jacinta Tan
    The Centre for Ethics and Communication Skills in Health Care Practice ETHOX, Division of Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, England, UK
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:697-707. 2003
  34. ncbi Depression in the context of disability and the "right to die"
    Carol J Gill
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60608, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:171-98. 2004
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  35. pmc Assessment of competence to complete advance directives: validation of a patient centred approach
    S Fazel
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 318:493-7. 1999
    ..To develop a patient centred approach for the assessment of competence to complete advance directives ("living wills") of elderly people with cognitive impairment...
  36. pmc Assessing mental capacity: the Mental Capacity Act
    Timothy R J Nicholson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Western Education Centre, London
    BMJ 336:322-5. 2008
  37. ncbi Assessing decisional capacity for clinical research or treatment: a review of instruments
    Laura B Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry, 0603 V, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1323-34. 2006
    ..The authors critically reviewed existing measures of decisional capacity for research and treatment...
  38. ncbi The assessment of mental capacity
    Matthew Hotopf
    King s College London
    Clin Med 5:580-4. 2005
    ..This is contrasted with psychiatric inpatients, where the problem is no more frequent, but mainly relates to psychotic illness. The article finishes with some general guidance as to how to assess mental capacity in the general hospital...
  39. pmc A direct comparison of research decision-making capacity: schizophrenia/schizoaffective, medically ill, and non-ill subjects
    Philip J Candilis
    Law and Psychiatry Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Worcester, MA 01655, United States
    Schizophr Res 99:350-8. 2008
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  40. ncbi Informed consent and the capacity for voluntarism
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albequerque, 87131 5326, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:705-12. 2002
    ..Of these elements, voluntarism in clinical and research consent is the least well understood. This has interfered with the ability to resolve key ethical problems faced by the field of psychiatry...
  41. pmc Mental disorder ethics: theory and empirical investigation
    N Eastman
    Department of Mental Health, St George s University of London, Cramer Terrace, London
    J Med Ethics 32:94-9. 2006
    ..wellcome.ac.uk/doc.WTX025116.html...
  42. ncbi Prevalence of mental incapacity in medical inpatients and associated risk factors: cross-sectional study
    Vanessa Raymont
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Lancet 364:1421-7. 2004
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  43. ncbi Balancing autonomy and risk: a failure of nerve in England and Wales?
    Genevra Richardson
    School of Law, King s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom
    Int J Law Psychiatry 30:71-80. 2007
    ..The relationship between mental health and mental capacity, or guardianship, legislation is then considered and possible ways forward are discussed with particular reference to the current reform debate in England and Wales...
  44. ncbi Using drugs to end life without an explicit request of the patient
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Death Stud 31:205-21. 2007
    ..The use of drugs with the intention to hasten death without an explicit request of the patient is part of medical end-of-life practice in the studied countries, regardless of their legal framework, and it occurs in similar fashion...
  45. ncbi Ten myths about decision-making capacity
    Linda Ganzini
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:S100-4. 2005
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  46. ncbi The psychology of competence and informed consent: understanding decision-making with regard to clinical practice
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, NY, USA
    Fordham Urban Law J 30:173-85. 2002
  47. doi Patients' competence to consent to treatment
    Jeffrey P Spike
    N Engl J Med 358:644; author reply 644. 2008
  48. ncbi Faulty judgment, expert opinion, and decision-making capacity
    M Silberfeld
    Competency Clinic, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, North York, ON, Canada
    Theor Med Bioeth 20:377-93. 1999
    ..We propose the requisite expertise to be developed in the long term as a distinct multidisciplinary endeavour...
  49. pmc Children, Gillick competency and consent for involvement in research
    D Hunter
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA
    J Med Ethics 33:659-62. 2007
    ..In both cases, to ensure that autonomy is genuinely respected and to protect against personal interest, Gillick competency should be assessed by an individual who has no interest or involvement in the research...
  50. ncbi Clinical practice. Assessment of patients' competence to consent to treatment
    Paul S Appelbaum
    Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1834-40. 2007
  51. ncbi Reliability of mental capacity assessments in psychiatric in-patients
    Ruth Cairns
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:372-8. 2005
    ..Previous work on the reliability of mental capacity assessments in patients with psychiatric illness has been limited...
  52. ncbi Informed consent/assent in children. Statement of the Ethics Working Group of the Confederation of European Specialists in Paediatrics (CESP)
    Maria De Lourdes Levy
    University Clinic of Pediatrics, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Pediatr 162:629-33. 2003
    ..However, parents may also refuse to consent and in this case national laws and legal mechanisms for resolving disputes may be used...
  53. ncbi Extra information about treatment is too much for the patient with psychosis
    Miriam Kennedy
    Central Mental Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 32:369-76. 2009
    ..Case law across jurisdictions requires ever more complete disclosure of material facts when obtaining consent to treatment...
  54. ncbi Clinical ethics issues in geriatric psychiatry
    Art Walaszek
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 6001 Research Park Boulevard, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 32:343-59. 2009
    ..Psychiatrists must be vigilant that the mental health needs of older adults, including access to effective therapies, are addressed adequately in such discussions...
  55. ncbi Assessing the capacity to make everyday decisions: a guide for clinicians and an agenda for future research
    James M Lai
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:101-11. 2007
    ..Future research should develop and validate methods to identify patients with impaired capacity to make everyday decisions. These data will supplement functional, cognitive, and medical assessments...
  56. ncbi Factors associated with experts' opinions regarding criminal responsibility in The Netherlands
    Marko Barendregt
    yNetherlands Institute of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Location Pieter Baan Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Behav Sci Law 26:619-31. 2008
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  57. ncbi The California Scale of Appreciation: a new instrument to measure the appreciation component of capacity to consent to research
    Elyn R Saks
    The Law School, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0071, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:166-74. 2002
    ..Its generalizability to other patient populations and to other types of protocols needs to be determined...
  58. pmc When does decisional impairment become decisional incompetence? Ethical and methodological issues in capacity research in schizophrenia
    Scott Y H Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Street, 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:92-7. 2006
    ..Future research needs are outlined...
  59. ncbi The contribution of narrative ethics to issues of capacity in psychiatry
    Roger Higgs
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College, London, SE 11 6SP, United Kingdom
    Health Care Anal 12:307-16; discussion 265-72. 2004
    ..The narrative approach should be used to try to make different stories compatible. This article examines the background to this approach, and indicates some ways in which it could be used in the specific cases addressed in the series...
  60. ncbi The cognitive based approach of capacity assessment in psychiatry: a philosophical critique of the MacCAT-T
    Torsten Marcus Breden
    Institut fur Geschichte und Ethik der Medizin, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Glückstrasse 10, Erlangen, Germany
    Health Care Anal 12:273-83; discussion 265-72. 2004
    ..In conclusion some main demands for further research to develop a multi-step model of competence assessment are outlined...
  61. ncbi The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool-Fitness to Plead: a preliminary evaluation of a research instrument for assessing fitness to plead in England and Wales
    Akintunde A Akinkunmi
    Camlet Lodge Regional Secure Unit, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, UK
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:476-82. 2002
    ..The instrument was able to detect significant differences in scores over time. It is suggested that once the instrument has been further validated for research purposes, it may be developed for clinical application...
  62. ncbi Free will: reconciling German civil law with Libet's neurophysiological studies on the readiness potential
    Wolfram Kawohl
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Sci Law 25:309-20. 2007
    ..Therefore, advice for the psychiatrist as an expert witness is offered on the basis of a psychopathological approach that takes into account cognitive and motivational preconditions and the structure of values and personality...
  63. ncbi How the public responded to the Schiavo controversy: evidence from letters to editors
    Eric Racine
    Neuroethics Research Unit, Office 1535, IRCM, 110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
    J Med Ethics 36:571-3. 2010
    ..Distinct public discourses can be encountered in different stakeholders suggesting complex and extensive pluralism even within the media...
  64. ncbi How should paediatricians assess Gillick competence?
    Vic Larcher
    Consultant in Paediatrics and Clinical Ethics, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:307-11. 2010
    ..In rare cases courts may be involved...
  65. ncbi Informed consent: are we deluding ourselves? A randomized controlled study
    Junaid Masood
    Department of Urology, Harold Wood Hospital, Romford, Essex, UK
    BJU Int 99:4-5. 2007
  66. ncbi Mental capacity in psychiatric patients: Systematic review
    David Okai
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:291-7. 2007
    ..Mental capacity is central to legal and ethical debates on the use of compulsion in psychiatry...
  67. ncbi Recruitment of frail older people to research: lessons learnt through experience
    R Harris
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:643-51. 2001
    ..Difficulty in the recruitment of older people to research is widely acknowledged. However, much can be achieved to maximize the success of this process...
  68. ncbi Capacity for decision-making in Alzheimer's disease: selfhood, positioning and semiotic people
    Steven R Sabat
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:1030-5. 2005
    ....
  69. pmc 'Refusing treatment--please see': an analysis of capacity assessments carried out by a liaison psychiatry service
    Gopinath Ranjith
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:480-2. 2004
    ..Liaison psychiatric services can be useful not only in offering a second opinion or clarifying the influence of psychopathology on decision-making ability but also mediating between the patient and the clinical team...
  70. ncbi Who decides--the patient, the physician or the rabbi?
    Shimon M Glick
    Lord Rabbi Immanuel Jakobovits Center for Jewish Medical Ethics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
    Assia Jew Med Ethics 4:20-30. 2004
  71. ncbi The not unreasonable standard for assessment of surrogates and surrogate decisions
    Rosamond Rhodes
    Department of Medical Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:367-85. 2004
    ..This paper provides a model for acceptable surrogate decisions and a standard for blocking inappropriate surrogates. Only decisions based on widely shared reasons are allowable for surrogate refusal of highly beneficial treatment...
  72. pmc Treating competent patients by force: the limits and lessons of Israel's Patient's Rights Act
    M L Gross
    Department of Political Science, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Med Ethics 31:29-34. 2005
    ..These concerns reach past Israel and should engage healthcare professionals wary that respect for autonomy may sometimes cause avoidable harm...
  73. ncbi Children and research participation: who makes what decisions
    Christy Simpson
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Health Law Rev 11:20-9. 2003
  74. ncbi Strategies for enhancing the nurse's role in assessing and promoting a patient's decisional capacity
    Marcia Sue DeWolf Bosek
    Department of Adult Health Nursing and Program in Ethics and Department of Religion, Health and Human Values, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 7:75-8. 2005
  75. ncbi Ongoing consent to care for older people in care homes
    Cathy Butterworth
    Commission for Social Care Inspection, Taunton
    Nurs Stand 19:40-5. 2005
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  76. ncbi A goodness-of-fit ethic for informed consent
    Celia B Fisher
    Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, NY, USA
    Fordham Urban Law J 30:159-71. 2002
  77. ncbi Advance decisions to refuse treatment component of the Mental Capacity Act
    Carolyn Bennett
    Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, King s Mill Hospital
    Br J Nurs 17:885-8. 2008
    ..Advance care planning is a significant component of the recently published End-of-Life Care Strategy...
  78. ncbi Assisted and surrogate decision making for pregnant patients who have schizophrenia
    John H Coverdale
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:659-64. 2004
    ..These strategies should substantially enhance patients' autonomy in the psychiatrist-patient relationship and contribute to the quality of their psychiatric and obstetric care...
  79. ncbi Taking resuscitation decisions in the nursing home setting
    Andrew Makin
    Registered Nursing Home Association
    Nurs Times 101:28-30. 2005
    ..The way decisions about resuscitation are made in A&E departments is not the same as in nursing homes for older people. This article discusses prompt appropriate decision-making regarding resuscitation in the nursing home setting...
  80. ncbi How to justify enforcing a Ulysses contract when Ulysses is competent to refuse
    John K Davis
    California State University, Fullerton, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 18:87-106. 2008
    ..Mental health directives accomplish this, so they are a way of respecting the agent's autonomy even when providers override the agent's current competent refusal...
  81. ncbi The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and decision-making: advance decisions
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan, Wales
    Br J Nurs 17:44-6. 2008
    ..The link between advance decisions are lasting powers of attorney is also discussed...
  82. ncbi Advance directives, future selves and decision-making
    Alasdair R MacLean
    University of Dundee
    Med Law Rev 14:291-320. 2006
  83. ncbi Listening to the disabled: end-of-life medical decision making and the never competent
    Eric C Miller
    Fordham Law Rev 74:2889-925. 2006
  84. ncbi A comprehensive primer of surgical informed consent
    James W Jones
    Surg Clin North Am 87:903-18, viii. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi Competency for creation, use, and revocation of psychiatric advance directives
    Debra S Srebnik
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 359911, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:501-10. 2006
    ..As more directives are created and used, additional research and statutory refinements are warranted...
  86. ncbi Dementia and the law
    Sjef Gevers
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
    Eur J Health Law 13:209-17. 2006
    ..This article explores some of the more important topics, i.e. (early) diagnosis of the disease, the availability and provision of care, treatment and non treatment decisions, and medical research with dementia patients...
  87. ncbi Medical research on patients with dementia--the role of advance directives in European legal instruments
    Salla Lotjonen
    The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Eur J Health Law 13:235-61. 2006
    ..This article examines the provisions in these documents and their national applications in Finland and the United Kingdom...
  88. ncbi Best interests. An holistic approach: Part 2(b)
    Suzanne Fullbrook
    Nursing Law and Politics, Faculty of Health, London South Bank University, UK
    Br J Nurs 16:746-7. 2007
    ..The situation of enforced treatment and care is a delicate one. Staff have to be aware of the legal principles that apply, with reference to the Mental Capacity Act...
  89. ncbi Best interests: a review of issues that affect nurses' decision making
    Suzanne Fullbrook
    Nursing Law and Politics, Faculty of Health, London South Bank University, UK
    Br J Nurs 16:600-1. 2007
    ....
  90. ncbi What do people at risk for Alzheimer disease think about surrogate consent for research?
    Dale B Schenk
    Neurology 66:1785-6. 2006
  91. ncbi Health care decision-making capacity: a legal perspective for long-term care providers
    Stuart D Zimring
    Law Offices of Stuart D Zimring, North Hollywood, CA 91607, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:322-6. 2006
    ..Sensitivity to multicultural diversity in this context is imperative to maintain individual self-esteem and respect, both for the patient and the patient's family...
  92. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults. 2: Advanced decisions refusing care
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:162-6. 2006
    ..For the first time in England and Wales a person will be able to appoint another to make consent-to-treatment decisions on their behalf that will be binding on district nurses and other health professionals...
  93. ncbi Whose body is it anyway? An updated model of healthcare decision-making rights for adolescents
    Kimberly M Mutcherson
    Rutgers School of Law Camden, USA
    Cornell J Law Public Policy 14:251-325. 2005
  94. ncbi Ethics and law in the intensive care unit
    C M Danbury
    Intensive Care Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RGI 5AN, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 20:589-603. 2006
    ..We examine some recent cases and discuss the impact that these cases may have on practice in Intensive Care...
  95. pmc Mental health legislation should respect decision making capacity
    Len Doyal
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary College, University of London, London E1 2AD
    BMJ 331:1467-9. 2005
  96. ncbi Control and compulsory treatment in anorexia nervosa: the views of patients and parents
    Jacinta O A Tan
    Centre for Ethics and Communication Skills in Health Care Practice ETHOX, Institute of Health Sciences, Division of Medicine, University of Oxford, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7LF, England, UK
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:627-45. 2003
  97. ncbi Mental capacity and decision making: defining capacity
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan, Wales
    Br J Nurs 16:1138-9. 2007
    ..This first article looks at the central feature of the Act: how mental capacity is determined...
  98. ncbi Clinical research with cognitively impaired subjects: issues for nurses
    Jennifer Lanter
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Digestive Health, Ohio State University, 274A Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:89-92. 2006
    ..This article provides insight into the ethical principles in clinical research as they pertain to subjects who may have diminished ability to make their own decisions...
  99. ncbi Questioning our principles: anthropological contributions to ethical dilemmas in clinical practice
    Carolyn Sargent
    Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 15:123-34. 2006
  100. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: nurses and the law
    J Wood
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George s, University of London, London
    Nurs Stand 22:35-40. 2007
    ..This article updates nurses on the laws governing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in relation to patients who have capacity at the time of admission to hospital, and promotes thoughtful ethical practice...
  101. ncbi End-of-life patients, intensive care and consent: difficulties facing French intensivists
    N Franchitto
    Rangueil University Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Toulouse, France
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:709-13. 2007
    ..The French legislature passed a law in 2005 that assigns a new role to the physician and redefines his liability in end-of-life decisions...

Research Grants73

  1. Systematics of medically important Dermacentor tick vectors
    Dmitry A Apanaskevich; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  2. OLIGOCLONAL T CELL EXPANSION AND RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    Cornelia M Weyand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The studies will include vaccinating RA patients with an influenza vaccine to test whether they can build sufficient T cells to be protected from infection. ..
  3. Integrating stress MAP kinase signaling with DNA replication origin licensing
    Jeanette Gowen Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  4. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    MARCELLE IVONNE CEDARS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this proposal, drawing from studies of somatic aging, we propose a novel treatment to improve mitochondrial function and potentially reverse the age- associated decline in fertility...
  5. Mitochondrial function and antifungal photodynamic therapy
    Constantine G Haidaris; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Pbx Homeodomain Proteins in Skeletal Muscle Differentiation
    LISA A MAVES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Understanding these mechanisms ultimately may be useful in improving the ability to control muscle precursor differentiation and, therefore, relevant to developing therapies for treating musculoskeletal diseases. ..
  7. Investigating the role of interleukin-22 in thymus function
    Jarrod Dudakov; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. IL-22 in Thymic Regeneration
    Marcel R m van den Brink; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  9. Chronic ethanol, B cell competence and lymphoid integrity
    Thomas J Waldschmidt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Consortium/Contractual Arrangements N/A 10. Consultants/Collaborators 274 11. Letters of Support 275-278 Appendices on CD: 1 Copy of Figures and 4 Publications PHS 398 (Rev. 04/06) Page 242 Form Page 3 ..
  10. Screen for Small Molecule Regulators of Retinal Progenitor Epithelial Cell Phagoc
    CHARLES YOON HYUNG CHO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal seeks to develop new assay technology that could test several hundred thousand compounds to speed the development of new treatments for this devastating disease. ..
  11. Insulin, IGF and Insulin Signaling: effects on Anopheles lifespan and immunity
    MICHAEL ALLEN RIEHLE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We hope to enhance innate immunity and/or reduce average lifespan of a model mosquito below this development period so that transmission of malaria parasites is reduced or eliminated. ..
  12. Self-Determination Theory and Lifestyle Behaviors in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    HODA J BADR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the proposed project involves a relatively small investment that could yield great progress in understanding the health promotion needs of this understudied population. ..
  13. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
    Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If our aims are achieved, in the future we will explore a web and/or community based Yoga intervention for HNC survivors. ..
  14. Using Mixed Reality to build peer resistance skills in Latina middle schoolers
    ANNE E contact NORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Study results will also be helpful to other researchers developing technology based health games designed to promote health. ..
  15. Perinatal Stress and programming of childhood wheeze and lung function
    Rosalind J Wright; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Knowledge gained from the proposed research may inform new pathways linking stress to lung structure-function changes. ..
  16. The Significance of Leptin Signals to Neonatal Somatotropes and Gonadotropes
    Gwen V Childs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal thus addresses important questions about how leptin can affect reproductive competence at the level of the pituitary. ..
  17. P. papatasi midgut molecules: gene function and assessing TBV candidates
    JOSE MARCELO contact RAMALHO ORTIGAO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Role of Fetal Steroids in Formation and Activation of Bovine Ovarian Follicles
    Joanne E Fortune; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to use cattle as an animal model to test the hypothesis that steroids made by the fetal ovary play a role in regulating these earliest stages of ovarian follicular development. ..
  19. Control of developmental timing and body size in Drosophila
    MICHAEL BRENDAN O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  20. Integrated MRI-Based Examination for Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Felix W Wehrli; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. The effect of inter-species interactions on the virulence of Streptococcus mutans
    Bing yan Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The S. mutans quorum-sensing system may be an appropriate target for interruption to reduce dental caries. The disruption of CSP-dependent regulation has the potential to attenuate the bacterium so that it is less virulent. ..
  22. Project LOVE: Preventing Adolescent Dating Violence among Rural African Americans
    Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  23. Role of complement in alpha-synuclein based models of Parkinson disease
    HEATHER ELIZABETH ALLEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal aims to provide evidence for a role for the complement system in PD pathology. This study would serve as rationale for the complement system as an innovative target for the development of PD therapies and biomarkers. ..
  24. Mitochondrial Gene Therapy
    Shoukhrat M Mitalipov; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this study, we will explore feasibility, efficiency and safety of this novel mitochondrial gene replacement therapy in a clinically relevant nonhuman primate model. ..
  25. Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute Skin of Color Symposium 2011:
    Meena Katdare; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  26. Connexin 43 in Bone Remodeling
    Roberto Civitelli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results will establish the mechanisms by which Cx43 modulates cortical bone and how such mechanisms cause the skeletal abnormalities of ODDD, findings that may be translated to clinical settings and lead to pharmacologic targeting. ..
  27. Coordinate regulation of competence and pneumocin production in S. pneumoniae
    SUZANNE RACHEL DAWID; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Understanding how the variably expressed pneumocins contribute to this diversity will allow us to better anticipate and perhaps block attempts at escape from control measures via genetic exchange. ..
  28. MOLECULAR MANIPULATION TO ENHANCE ANTI-MYELOMA RESPONSE
    Nikhil C Munshi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies will identify the mechanism of immune suppression in myeloma, develop methods to improve immune function and develop peptide-based vaccination strategies to preclinical rational for their clinical application. ..
  29. Dorsal Column Stimulation as a New Therapy for Motor Disorders
    Miguel A L Nicolelis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Flexibility and Commitment in Post-Effector Cd4 Lymphocytes
    Mark R Boothby; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  31. Furlow Palatoplasty with Tensor Tenopexy for Otitis Media
    Joseph E Losee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. High Resolution Peripheral Quantitative CT
    MARY BETH LEONARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have a detailed and ready-to-execute plan for operation that includes technical expertise and support, and full institutional commitment. ..
  33. Physiological Mechanisms Underlying Heightened Responsiveness of Gonadotropes to
    Colin M Clay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  34. Control of NF-kappaB Activity
    ALBERT SIDNEY BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. VICTORY-Virtual Video Game Therapy for Substance Cessation and Recovery
    B Eugene Parker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed VICTORY system will use the proven models of self-determination theory and cue/reaction therapy to create a low-cost video game therapy approach for nicotine abuse treatment. ..
  36. Fatal Choice - Behavioral Economics of Vulnerability for Late-Life Suicide
    KATALIN NONE SZANTO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Applying behavioral economics theory and methods to the study of suicide, the proposed research program offers an experimental approach to understanding the dynamics of the suicidal crisis and may lead to novel preventive interventions. ..
  37. PETS-D: Parent Education Through Simulation-Diabetes
    Susan Sullivan-Bolyai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..School-aged children and adolescents could also be instructed in self-management with this type of enhanced educational strategy. ..
  38. Genetic and Biochemical Analysis of DNA Exchange in Helicobacter pylori
    MARION SHONN DORER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Studying the bacterium will help us develop new drugs that will rid people of the infection and reduce greatly their risk of developing ulcers or stomach cancer. ..
  39. Tsetse Transmitted African Trypanosomiasis
    Serap Aksoy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..4) Develop a community of researchers/mentors in DECs with strong knowledge in bioethics, good clinical and laboratory practice, biosafety, data management and research administration as well as strong publication skills and ethics ..
  40. Innate Immune Protection by Clean Genome E. coli
    Frederick R Blattner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Further, development costs would be much lower than for conventional drugs, and pharmaceutical production of clean bacteria would be economical and highly efficient. ..
  41. Highly finished chromosome-based genome assembly for Anopheles gambiae
    Igor V Sharakhov; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Toward this goal, the proposed project will develop a high-quality genome assembly for Anopheles gambiae using high-throughput technologies. ..
  42. Mechanisms underlying loss of neural stem cell competence.
    Minoree Kohwi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Together, the above information will provide crucial insight into the origins of neural diversity and have wide implications in harnessing stem cells for tissue replacement therapies. ..
  43. B7-based, CD28 or CTLA-4-specific agonists and antagonists for tolerance inductio
    Roland K Strong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  44. Drugs of Abuse Affecting AIDS Pathogenesis
    Thomas J Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This application also includes administrative, animal, flow cytometry, and immunohistopathology cores to support the four research projects. PROGRAM PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS ..
  45. Regulation of Forebrain Neurogenesis by the Energy Sensor AMP Kinase
    Biplab Dasgupta; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Identification of novel AMPK effectors and AMPK subunit-specific small molecule modulators could one day potentially lead to novel therapeutics for neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases. ..
  46. Post-transplant vaccines to enhance graft-versus-leukemia responses
    CATHERINE JU YING WU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  47. 2/3 CBT for Anxiety Disorders in Autism: Adapting Treatment for Adolescents
    Eric A Storch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With more youth being diagnosed with ASD after the early childhood period, a treatment protocol such as that proposed could contribute to public health efforts to address the mental health needs of early adolescents with ASD. ..
  48. 3/3 CBT for Anxiety Disorders in Autism: Adapting Treatment for Adolescents
    JILL EHRENREICH MAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With more youth being diagnosed with ASD after the early childhood period, a treatment protocol such as that proposed could contribute to public health efforts to address the mental health needs of early adolescents with ASD. ..
  49. Health Care Partners in Cancer Prevention and Care Among Aged - Competing Renewal
    Eva Kahana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our focus on communication skills training among low health literacy and minority elders should also contribute to minimizing health disparities. ..
  50. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    George L Gerton; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Understanding the role of SACY during spermatogenesis in the testis, sperm maturation in the epididymis, and sperm capacitation will allow us to improve the efficacy of sperm becoming fertilization-competent. ..
  51. From Child Maltreatment to Adolescent Substance Abuse: Risks, Protective Factors
    Penelope K Trickett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. First Step: Home/School Intervention for Preschoolers with Disruptive Behaviors
    HILL M WALKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Mucosal Immune Ontogeny and Intestinal Microbiota in Infants
    Edward N Janoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Children are particularly susceptible to mucosal infections. We do not as yet know how the immune response, which protects us against infections, develops in children. This proposal addresses this issue. ..
  54. Linking DNA Replication Origin Licensing with Cell Cycle Progression
    Kate E Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, we anticipate that the long-term analysis of newly identified origin licensing regulators from these studies will guide the development of novel therapeutics for many human cancers. ..
  55. Epidemiology and Ecology of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh
    Richard Bradley Sack; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We postulate that factors in the marine environment play important roles in triggering the onset of epidemics. The study is being done in rural Bangladesh, using recently developed technology to further define these factors. ..
  56. Molecular basis for spotted fever group Rickettsia vector competence in ticks
    Kevin R Macaluso; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  57. Role of PLAB1B in the Development of Hyperlipidemia Associated Atherosclerosis
    NORRIS ISAAC HOLLIE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, the effect of Pla2g1b competence upon atherosclerosis development and systemic inflammation will be investigated in a mouse model of diet-induced atherosclerosis. ..
  58. Cognitive and Psychosocial Benefit of Caregiver Training for Ugandan HIV Children
    MICHAEL JOSEPH BOIVIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  59. Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference Series
    James M DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed conference series will review empirical studies that address the ethical aspects of mental health research to identify best practices and areas requiring further investigation. ..
  60. MOUNT SINAI EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    Lynne D Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Early experience and emotional development in free-ranging primates
    Karen J Parker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  62. Coaching Parents to Manage Youth Stress through Recreation and Culture
    Howard C Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  63. MAPPING OF FILARIAL VECTOR COMPETENCE IN AEDES AEGYPTI
    Dennis Knudson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  64. Paracrine dysregulation of oocyte competence in PCOS
    DANIEL DUMESIC; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. Microfluidic devices for studying genetic competence in Streptococcus mutans
    STEPHEN JAMES HAGEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this project is to develop new laboratory devices with which we can study, and perhaps learn to control, this behavior. ..
  66. PROTEIN PHOSPHATASES AND OOCYTE MEIOSIS
    Gary Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will provide novel information concerning control of oocyte maturation and spindle formation that may subsequently influence the developmental competency of resulting embryos. ..
  67. Comparative genomics of the 2La inversion breakpoints in Anopheles gambiae
    Igor Sharakhov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research will identify candidate genes for vector competence. Our ability to control genes responsible for interference with parasite development will lead to the elimination of malaria transmission. ..
  68. The competence regulon in Streptococcus mutans biofilms
    Dennis G Cvitkovitch; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..mutans and potentially other biofilm-forming pathogens for optimal survival in biofilms and will hopefully lead to the design of means to control them. ..
  69. NONINVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF TRABECULAR ARCHITECTURE
    Sharmila Majumdar; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  70. Parent-Derived Measures of Parenting Competence for Low-Income African Americans
    Christine McWayne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Further, we anticipate that any findings will have implications for early childhood programs serving low-income, African American families and children across our nation. ..
  71. Mothers as caregivers for survivors of brain tumors
    Janet Deatrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  72. Provider Cultural Competence and Patient Outcomes
    Kathryn Paez; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Antigen Specific T Cell Tolerance by Anti CD3 Antibodie
    Claudio Anasetti; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..2) Select for low avidity CD3 ligands which induce apoptosis of antigen- activated T cell but no pathogenicity. 3) Define signaling pathways which activate T cell apoptosis in response to CD3 ligation. ..