floors and floorcoverings

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Summary: The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.

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  1. ncbi Changes in gait when anticipating slippery floors
    Rakie Cham
    Room 153, Department of Bioengineering, Eye and Ear Institute Building, University of Pittsburgh, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gait Posture 15:159-71. 2002
  2. ncbi The validity and reliability of a portable slip meter for determining floor slipperiness during simulated heel strike
    Raoul Gronqvist
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:211-25. 2003
  3. ncbi PVC--as flooring material--and its association with incident asthma in a Swedish child cohort study
    M Larsson
    Karlstad University, Health and Environmental Sciences, Karlstad, Sweden
    Indoor Air 20:494-501. 2010
  4. ncbi A prospective study of floor surface, shoes, floor cleaning and slipping in US limited-service restaurant workers
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:279-85. 2011
  5. pmc Human-centred approaches in slipperiness measurement
    R Gronqvist
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Physics, Helsinki
    Ergonomics 44:1167-99. 2001
  6. ncbi Major mite allergen Der f 1 concentration is reduced in buildings with improved energy performance
    F Spertini
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Allergy 65:623-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Predicting residential exposure to phthalate plasticizer emitted from vinyl flooring: a mechanistic analysis
    Ying Xu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2374-80. 2009
  8. ncbi Predictors of high house dust mite allergen concentrations in residential homes in Sydney
    S Mihrshahi
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Allergy 57:137-42. 2002
  9. ncbi Study on acquisition of bacterial antibiotic resistance determinants in poultry litter
    T Sridevi Dhanarani
    Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 620 024, India
    Poult Sci 88:1381-7. 2009
  10. ncbi Does the type of flooring affect the risk of hip fracture?
    A H R W Simpson
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Age Ageing 33:242-6. 2004

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  1. ncbi Changes in gait when anticipating slippery floors
    Rakie Cham
    Room 153, Department of Bioengineering, Eye and Ear Institute Building, University of Pittsburgh, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gait Posture 15:159-71. 2002
    ..Insights are also gained into the adaptations that are used to reduce the potential of slips/falls...
  2. ncbi The validity and reliability of a portable slip meter for determining floor slipperiness during simulated heel strike
    Raoul Gronqvist
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:211-25. 2003
    ..30-0.35. Transitional friction measurement was found to be a valid and reliable indicator for slip resistance. A more accurate control of the normal force during testing is needed for actual field use of the test method...
  3. ncbi PVC--as flooring material--and its association with incident asthma in a Swedish child cohort study
    M Larsson
    Karlstad University, Health and Environmental Sciences, Karlstad, Sweden
    Indoor Air 20:494-501. 2010
    ..PVC-flooring was found to be a stronger risk factor for incident asthma in multifamily homes when compared with single-family houses and in smoking families compared with non-smoking families and in women...
  4. ncbi A prospective study of floor surface, shoes, floor cleaning and slipping in US limited-service restaurant workers
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:279-85. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between floor surface characteristics, slip-resistant shoes, floor cleaning frequency and the risk of slipping in limited-service restaurant workers...
  5. pmc Human-centred approaches in slipperiness measurement
    R Gronqvist
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Physics, Helsinki
    Ergonomics 44:1167-99. 2001
    ..Third, they are used as practical tools for evaluating and monitoring slip resistance properties of footwear, anti-skid devices and floor surfaces...
  6. ncbi Major mite allergen Der f 1 concentration is reduced in buildings with improved energy performance
    F Spertini
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Allergy 65:623-9. 2010
    ..Environmental conditions play a crucial role in mite growth, and optimal environmental control is key in the prevention of airway inflammation in chronic allergic rhinoconjunctivitis or asthma...
  7. ncbi Predicting residential exposure to phthalate plasticizer emitted from vinyl flooring: a mechanistic analysis
    Ying Xu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2374-80. 2009
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  8. ncbi Predictors of high house dust mite allergen concentrations in residential homes in Sydney
    S Mihrshahi
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Allergy 57:137-42. 2002
    ..In this study, we report the relation between characteristics of the home environment and house dust mite allergen concentrations at three sites in Sydney homes...
  9. ncbi Study on acquisition of bacterial antibiotic resistance determinants in poultry litter
    T Sridevi Dhanarani
    Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 620 024, India
    Poult Sci 88:1381-7. 2009
    ..An understanding of the mechanism and magnitude of resistance gene transfer may provide a strategy to reduce the potential for dissemination of these genes...
  10. ncbi Does the type of flooring affect the risk of hip fracture?
    A H R W Simpson
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Age Ageing 33:242-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies have addressed the problem from the patient's side of the impact. Little research has been carried out on the other surface involved in the impact, the floor. STUDY LOCATION: 34 residential care homes...
  11. ncbi Emission of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate from PVC flooring into air and uptake in dust: emission and sorption experiments in FLEC and CLIMPAQ
    Per Axel Clausen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2531-7. 2004
    ..About one-half of the emitted DEHP was deposited on the internal surfaces of both the FLEC and the CLIMPAQ...
  12. ncbi Lower extremity corrective reactions to slip events
    R Cham
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Eye and Ear Institute Building, Room 153, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Biomech 34:1439-45. 2001
    ..This study indicates that humans generate corrective reactions to slips that are different than previously reported responses to standing perturbations translating the supporting surface...
  13. ncbi Factors associated with worker slipping in limited-service restaurants
    Theodore K Courtney
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Inj Prev 16:36-41. 2010
    ..Restaurant environments are challenged by STF. This study assessed individual and work environment factors related to slipping in US limited-service restaurant workers...
  14. ncbi Rushing, distraction, walking on contaminated floors and risk of slipping in limited-service restaurants: a case--crossover study
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:575-81. 2011
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  15. ncbi Measurement of slipperiness: fundamental concepts and definitions
    R Gronqvist
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Physics, Helsinki
    Ergonomics 44:1102-17. 2001
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  16. ncbi Friction variation in common working areas of fast-food restaurants in the USA
    Wen Ruey Chang
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1998-2012. 2008
    ..Understanding of potential friction variations in field environments helps identify potential issues for interventions. This field study investigated friction variations in fast-food restaurants in the USA...
  17. ncbi Assessing slipperiness in fast-food restaurants in the USA using friction variation, friction level and perception rating
    Wen Ruey Chang
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Appl Ergon 39:359-67. 2008
    ..80). Despite a slightly lower correlation with perception rating than the friction variation, the mean friction coefficient of an area is still a reasonably good indicator of slipperiness...
  18. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
    ..Here, we compare levels of pesticides and other compounds in dust from household vacuums to that collected using the HVS3...
  19. ncbi Increase of inflammatory markers after indoor renovation activities: the LISA birth cohort study
    Gunda Herberth
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig, Department of Environmental Immunology, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:563-70. 2009
    ..Our data shows that IL-8 and MCP-1 may be suitable markers for monitoring inflammatory reactions in relation with renovation activities. Among renovation activities floor covering seems to induce the strongest inflammatory reactions...
  20. ncbi Organochlorines in carpet dust and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 16:516-25. 2005
    ..The incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has risen over the past several decades. Reasons for this increase are largely unexplained...
  21. ncbi VOC- and SVOC-emissions from adhesives, floor coverings and complete floor structures
    Olaf Wilke
    Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
    Indoor Air 14:98-107. 2004
    ..For two adhesives the formation of secondary emissions (aldehydes and organic acids) was observed starting after the standard testing time of 28 days...
  22. ncbi Distribution of pesticide residues within homes in central New York State
    S K Obendorf
    Department of Textiles and Apparel, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:31-44. 2006
    ..High residues in winter are evidence that closure of households in winter that reduces ventilation results in redistribution of pesticides within households...
  23. pmc Asthma, wheezing, and allergies in Russian schoolchildren in relation to new surface materials in the home
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Am J Public Health 94:560-2. 2004
    ..These findings warrant further attention to the type of materials used in interior design...
  24. ncbi Comparison of pesticide levels in carpet dust and self-reported pest treatment practices in four US sites
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 8112, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:74-83. 2004
    ..Dust sampling provides an objective measure of specific compounds to which a person may have been exposed through personal use of a pesticide or by drift-in or track-in from outside, and avoids recall bias...
  25. ncbi Determinants of endotoxin levels in carpets in New Zealand homes
    K Wickens
    Wellington Asthma Research Group, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Indoor Air 13:128-35. 2003
    ..4-1.6). Lower endotoxin was associated with floor insulation (GMR: 0.4-0.8), and north-facing living rooms (GMR: 0.4-0.8). This study has identified home characteristics that could be modified to reduce endotoxin exposure...
  26. ncbi A cross-sectional study of the prevalence and associated risk factors for capped hock and the associations with bursitis in weaner, grower and finisher pigs from 93 commercial farms in England
    A L Kilbride
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 83:272-84. 2008
    ..These results indicate that the aetiology of capped hock and bursitis might differ...
  27. ncbi Sow shoulder lesions: risk factors and treatment effects on an Ontario farm
    K Zurbrigg
    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Fergus, Ontario, Canada N1E 4Y3
    J Anim Sci 84:2509-14. 2006
    ..The low cost per mat (less than 0.90 dollars factoring in repeated use) makes it an economical and effective treatment...
  28. ncbi Indoor and outdoor personal exposure to benzene in Athens, Greece
    Christos Chatzis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Sci Total Environ 349:72-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate the exposure of urban inhabitants to atmospheric benzene in Athens, Greece...
  29. pmc Effects of physical interventions on house dust mite allergen levels in carpet, bed, and upholstery dust in low-income, urban homes
    P J Vojta
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:815-9. 2001
    ..005). Based on these data, we conclude that physical interventions offer practical, effective means of reducing house dust mite allergen levels in low-income, urban home environments...
  30. ncbi Quantification of house dust mite allergens in ambient air
    P Paufler
    Medical Institute of General Hygiene and Environmental Health Georg-August-University, Goettingen, Germany
    Rev Environ Health 16:65-80. 2001
    ..In this review, we discuss the current knowledge regarding the analysis of airborne house dust mites in both undisturbed and disturbed ambient air. The advantages and disadvantages of different sampling strategies are outlined...
  31. ncbi Effects of training to implement new tools and working methods to reduce knee load in floor layers
    Lilli Kirkeskov Jensen
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Sygehus Viborg, Resenvej 25, DK 7800 Skive, Denmark
    Appl Ergon 38:655-65. 2007
    ..The musculoskeletal complaints did not increase from any other region and the quality and the productivity of the work were not decreased. This indicates that within a 3-months perspective the implementation strategy succeeded...
  32. pmc Analysis of aggregate exposure to chlorpyrifos in the NHEXAS-Maryland investigation
    Yaohong Pang
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:235-40. 2002
    ..03) had moderate to weak reliability. Exposure to chlorpyrifos through those media and in aggregate based on direct measurements reported in this study can be used to understand better the accuracy of pesticide safety assessments...
  33. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibility and distribution of antimicrobial-resistance genes among Enterococcus and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus isolates recovered from poultry litter
    Shabbir Simjee
    Center for Veterinary Medicine, U S Food and Drug Administration, 8401 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Avian Dis 51:884-92. 2007
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  34. ncbi Comparison of VOC and ammonia emissions from individual PVC materials, adhesives and from complete structures
    H Järnström
    VTT, PO Box 1000, FIN 02044 VTT, Finland
    Environ Int 34:420-7. 2008
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  35. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in indoor dust in Ottawa, Canada: implications for sources and exposure
    Bryony H Wilford
    Air Quality Research Branch, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7027-35. 2005
    ..The data give a clearer picture of sources of PBDE exposure in the home environment and suggest that dust could be a significant exposure pathway for some individuals, particularly children...
  36. ncbi Characterization of endotoxin and 3-hydroxy fatty acid levels in air and settled dust from commercial aircraft cabins
    C J Hines
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Indoor Air 13:166-73. 2003
    ..These results suggest that exposure route and dust source are important considerations when relating endotoxin exposure to specific health outcomes...
  37. ncbi Source strengths for indoor human activities that resuspend particulate matter
    Andrea R Ferro
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Terman Engineering Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 4020, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1759-64. 2004
    ..The source strengths were found to be a function of the number of persons performing the activity, the vigor of the activity, the type of activity, and the type of flooring...
  38. ncbi Fungal types and concentrations from settled dust in normal residences
    Jeffrey B Hicks
    Exponent, Inc, Oakland, California 94607, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:481-92. 2005
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  39. ncbi Environmental exposure reduction in high-risk newborns: where do we start?
    Hubert J A M Schönberger
    Department of Family Practice, Research Institute ExTra, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:531-8. 2003
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  40. ncbi Indoor air quality in two urban elementary schools--measurements of airborne fungi, carpet allergens, CO2, temperature, and relative humidity
    Gurumurthy Ramachandran
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:553-66. 2005
    ..The results show that for fungi and cat allergens, the school environment can be an important exposure source for children...
  41. ncbi Bronchial hyper-responsiveness and atopy in urban, peri-urban and rural South African children
    Harris A Steinman
    Allergology Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital Red Cross Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:383-93. 2003
    ..Our results challenge the 'hygiene' hypothesis as a complete explanation for the recent dramatic worldwide increases in allergic diseases...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of HUD-funded lead hazard control treatments at 6 years post-intervention
    Jonathan Wilson
    National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21044, USA
    Environ Res 102:237-48. 2006
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  43. ncbi House dust-mite allergen and cat allergen variability within carpeted living room floors in domestic dwellings
    R Loan
    Wellington Asthma Research Group, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    Indoor Air 13:232-6. 2003
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  44. ncbi A sampling method for comparing fungal concentrations in carpets
    Joe C Spurgeon
    Bayshore Environmental, Inc, 1349 Montevideo Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:842-5. 2003
    ..detected in the samples. In addition, the 95% confidence intervals on the GM concentrations for total fungi could be used to classify the carpets into three groups: uncontaminated, potentially contaminated, and contaminated...
  45. ncbi Levels and determinants of beta(1-->3)-glucans and fungal extracellular polysaccharides in house dust of (pre-)school children in three European countries
    Mariëlla E C A Giovannangelo
    Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Int 33:9-16. 2007
    ..Measurements of beta(1-->3)-glucans and fungal extracellular polysaccharides (EPS) are used as markers of mold exposure in field studies. Little is known about their levels and determinants in homes...
  46. ncbi Variation of biocontaminant levels within and between homes--the AIRALLERG study
    Mariëlla Giovannangelo
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:134-40. 2007
    ..Investigation of variation over time is needed for a more complete assessment of the use of these variables in epidemiological analyses of exposure-response relationships...
  47. ncbi Comparison of two dust collection methods for reservoir indoor allergens and endotoxin on carpets and mattresses
    K Wickens
    Wellington Asthma Research Group, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Indoor Air 14:217-22. 2004
    ..In order to have confidence in comparisons of allergen and endotoxin reservoir levels between centers, standardization in the use of sampling equipment is important...
  48. ncbi Residential dust lead loading immediately after intervention in the HUD lead hazard control grant program
    Sherry L Dixon
    The National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, Maryland 21044, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:716-24. 2004
    ..Whatever lead hazard control activities are selected, the condition of the surfaces of interest should be in good condition at clearance...
  49. ncbi [Background concentrations of molds in house dust. Determination of mold concentrations in dwellings without known mold infestations in three parts of Germany]
    C Trautmann
    Umweltmykologie, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:29-35. 2005
    ..Because of the difficulty in estimating the outdoor influence, no evaluation proposals can be given for these species for the summer season...
  50. pmc Chlorpyrifos accumulation patterns for child-accessible surfaces and objects and urinary metabolite excretion by children for 2 weeks after crack-and-crevice application
    Paromita Hore
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Exposure Measurement and Assessment Division, Rutgers University, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:211-9. 2005
    ..04 to 4.8 microg/kg/day. During the 2 weeks after the crack-and-crevice application, there was no significant increase in the amount of chlorpyrifos absorbed by the CPPAES children...
  51. ncbi Intervention study of airborne fungal spora in homes with portable HEPA filtration units
    C D Cheong
    School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University, South Street, WA 6150, Australia
    J Environ Monit 6:866-73. 2004
    ..Fungal range decreased over the study period but this could be due to an overall reduced dissemination of spores (less spores in the air)...
  52. ncbi House dust mite allergen (Derp1 and Blot5) levels in asthmatics' home in Hongkong
    Bao Qing Sun
    Department of Medicine, the University of Hongkong, Hongkong
    Chin Med Sci J 19:185-8. 2004
    ..To measure Derp1 and Blot5 allergen levels in asthmatics' homes in Hongkong...
  53. ncbi Exposures of preschool children to chlorpyrifos and its degradation product 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol in their everyday environments
    Marsha K Morgan
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:297-309. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results showed that the preschool children were exposed to chlorpyrifos and TCP from several sources, through several pathways and routes. ...
  54. ncbi Evaluation of home allergen sampling devices
    J K Sercombe
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Allergy 60:515-20. 2005
    ..Simple, inexpensive methods of sampling from allergen reservoirs are necessary for large-scale studies or low-cost householder-operated allergen measurement...
  55. ncbi The dustfall collector--a simple passive tool for long-term collection of airborne dust: a project under the Danish Mould in Buildings program (DAMIB)
    H Wurtz
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Indoor Air 15:33-40. 2005
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  56. ncbi Evaluation of cleaning methods applied in home environments after renovation and remodeling activities
    Lih Ming Yiin
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Environ Res 96:156-62. 2004
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  57. ncbi Molds in floor dust and building-related symptoms among adolescent school children: a problem for boys only?
    H W Meyer
    Epidemiological Research Unit, Clinic of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, H S Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Indoor Air 15:17-24. 2005
    ..This finding makes us suggest a new hypothesis: The higher endogenous estrogen levels of sexually matured adolescent females seems to protect them from the effects of molds in dust, despite their overall higher symptom prevalence...
  58. ncbi Medical Indoor Environment Counselor (MIEC): role in compliance with advice on mite allergen avoidance and on mite allergen exposure
    F de Blay
    Service de Pneumologie, Hôpital Lyautey, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
    Allergy 58:27-33. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of an MIEC on compliance with advice for mite allergen reduction in patients sensitized and exposed to mite allergens, and on mite allergen levels...
  59. ncbi Organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers in air from various indoor environments
    Anneli Marklund
    Department of Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Umea University, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 7:814-9. 2005
    ..Based on estimated amounts of indoor air inhaled and dust ingested, adults and children in the sampled environments would be exposed to up to 5.8 microg kg(-1) day(-1) and 57 microg kg(-1) day(-1) total OPs, respectively...
  60. ncbi Initial results for urban metal distributions in house dusts of Syracuse, New York, USA
    D L Johnson
    SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Sci China C Life Sci 48:92-9. 2005
    ..The median floor dust Pb concentration was approximately 108 mg x kg(-1) for this initial data set of approximately 264 sampled residential locations, and varied from 50 to 1100 mg Pb x kg(-1)...
  61. ncbi Lead dust in Broken Hill homes: effect of remediation on indoor lead levels
    F Boreland
    Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 457, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880, Australia
    Environ Res 100:276-83. 2006
    ..We conclude that remediation is an effective strategy for reducing the lead exposure of children living in homes with high indoor lead levels...
  62. ncbi 'Dampness' at home and its association with airway, nose, and skin symptoms among 10,851 preschool children in Sweden: a cross-sectional study
    C G Bornehag
    Swedish National and Testing Research Institute, Boras, Sweden
    Indoor Air 15:48-55. 2005
    ..However, the interpretation of this finding is unclear. The combination of water leakage and PVC may be a proxy, for example, reconstruction because of water damages...
  63. ncbi Cleaning efficacy of high-efficiency particulate air-filtered vacuuming and "dry steam" cleaning on carpet
    Lih Ming Yiin
    Tzu Chi University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:94-9. 2008
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  64. ncbi Mite and pet allergen exposure in hotels in Uberlândia, Midwestern Brazil
    E C Simplício
    Laboratory of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Biomedical Science Institute, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
    Indoor Air 17:278-83. 2007
    ..Thus, hotels should also be included for planning indoor allergen avoidance as part of a global management strategy, especially in patients with respiratory allergy...
  65. pmc Evaluation of a low-cost electrostatic dust fall collector for indoor air endotoxin exposure assessment
    Ilka Noss
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5621-7. 2008
    ..We therefore conclude that measuring endotoxin levels with the EDC is a valid measure of average airborne endotoxin exposure, while reproducibility over time is at least equivalent to that of reservoir dust analyses...
  66. pmc Comparison of techniques to reduce residential lead dust on carpet and upholstery: the new jersey assessment of cleaning techniques trial
    Lih Ming Yiin
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1233-7. 2002
    ..The similar lead loading results for carpets and upholstery indicate that soiled upholstery may be as important a source of childhood lead exposure as carpets...
  67. ncbi Indoor pyrethroid exposure in homes with woollen textile floor coverings
    Edith Berger-Preiss
    Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research, Drug Research and Clinical Inhalation, Nikolai Fuchs Str 1, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:459-72. 2002
    ..The indoor and biological monitoring data as well as the evaluation of the reported symptoms give no indication of an adverse health effect due to carpet treatment by permethrin...
  68. ncbi Predictors of group 5 grass-pollen allergens in settled house dust: comparison between pollination and nonpollination seasons
    B Fahlbusch
    Friedrich-Schiller-University, Institute of Clinical Immunology, Jena, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Allergy 56:1081-6. 2001
    ..The removal of dust by frequent cleaning reduces the indoor exposure to grass allergens. Such information is essential to train patients in allergen avoidance...
  69. ncbi Effect of mattress encasings on atopic dermatitis outcome measures in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study: the Dutch mite avoidance study
    Albert Jan Oosting
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:500-6. 2002
    ..House dust mite (HDM) allergen might induce and maintain atopic dermatitis (AD). Reduction of allergen load by applying encasings might improve the clinical symptoms of AD...
  70. ncbi Assessment of Korean farmer's exposure level to dust in pig buildings
    Ki Youn Kim
    Institute of Industrial and Environmental Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul 133 791, Republic of Korea
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:51-8. 2008
    ..In comparison with previous studies performed in other countries, mean exposure level in the pig buildings of Korea was generally lower for total dust and higher for respirable dust based on the area sampling method...
  71. pmc Occurrence of toxigenic Aspergillus versicolor isolates and sterigmatocystin in carpet dust from damp indoor environments
    Steffen Engelhart
    Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:3886-90. 2002
    ..Further research and systematic field investigation are needed to confirm our results and to provide an understanding of the health implications of mycotoxins in indoor environments...
  72. ncbi Bacillus cereus in free-stall bedding
    M Magnusson
    Department of Agricultural Biosystems and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Dairy Sci 90:5473-82. 2007
    ..Therefore, free-stall management could, to a limited extent, reduce the content of B. cereus spores in the beds by daily bedding and entire bed replacement...
  73. ncbi Efficiency of final cleaning for lead-based paint abatement in indoor environments
    Sergey A Grinshpun
    Center for Health Related Aerosol Studies, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:222-34. 2002
    ..At the same time, several modifications are proposed in this study to further improve the cleaning effectiveness...
  74. ncbi House dust endotoxin and allergic sensitization in children
    Ulrike Gehring
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:939-44. 2002
    ..The protective effect was strengthened with increasing degree of sensitization. In conclusion, exposure to higher levels of house dust endotoxin is associated with lower prevalence of allergic sensitization in children...
  75. ncbi Molds in floor dust, building-related symptoms, and lung function among male and female schoolteachers
    N E Ebbehøj
    Epidemiological Research Unit, Clinic of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, H S Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Indoor Air 15:7-16. 2005
    ..None of the lung function tests performed in this study were associated with mold exposure, to the 'water damaged' vs. 'non-damaged' classification, or to the symptoms reported. IL-8 and ECP were not associated either...
  76. ncbi Exposure to wheat allergen and fungal alpha-amylase in the homes of bakers
    M Vissers
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, University Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:1577-82. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Occupational allergens can be found in house dust from the homes of bakers and levels are associated with hygienic behaviour and distance to the bakery...
  77. ncbi The influence of soil remediation on lead in house dust
    Ian H von Lindern
    TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, 121 S Jackson, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
    Sci Total Environ 303:59-78. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi Exposure to microbial components and allergens in population studies: a comparison of two house dust collection methods applied by participants and fieldworkers
    D Schram-Bijkerk
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Indoor Air 16:414-25. 2006
    ....
  79. ncbi Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates in indoor floor dust
    Karl Ventzel Vejrup
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Indoor Climate, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sci Total Environ 300:51-8. 2002
    ..Thus, a newly washed shirt contained 2,960 microg LAS g(-1) clothing. The analysis of the office dust samples indicated that LAS (and probably other detergents) might be of importance for the indoor environment...
  80. ncbi Dustborne and airborne fungal propagules represent a different spectrum of fungi with differing relations to home characteristics
    G L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Allergy 58:13-20. 2003
    ..Exposure to fungi is often assessed by culturing floor dust or air samples. Our objective was to evaluate the relationships between dustborne and airborne fungi and to identify factors that modify these relationships...
  81. ncbi Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing
    Rhona Julien
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008
    ..Detection of several pesticides including banned or restricted use products in some public housing units, underscore the need for alternative pest management strategies that embrace the safe and judicious use of pest control products...
  82. ncbi Suitability of biocompost as a bedding material for stabled horses: respiratory hygiene and management practicalities
    J Seedorf
    Institute for Animal Hygiene, Animal Welfare and Behaviour of Farm Animals, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Bunteweg 17p, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Equine Vet J 39:129-35. 2007
    ..Bedding material in stables has an important influence on air hygiene and information on the suitability of biocompost and wood shavings is incomplete...
  83. ncbi New and lingering controversies in pediatric end-of-life care
    Mildred Z Solomon
    Center for Applied Ethics and Professional Practice, Education Development Center, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Pediatrics 116:872-83. 2005
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  84. ncbi The dismantling of end-of-life vehicles in Estonia before putting into effect the Directive 2000/53/EC
    Aivi Aolaid
    Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Tartu, Jakobi 2, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 13:140-2. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Wheat in bins and discharge spouts, and grain residues on floors of empty bins in concrete grain elevators as habitats for stored-grain beetles and their natural enemies
    Carl R Reed
    Department of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Econ Entomol 96:996-1004. 2003
    ..Cleaning the empty bins before refilling with newly-harvested wheat resulted in a significantly-reduced density of pest insects in discharge spouts later, and the effect lasted at least 12 wk after filling...
  86. ncbi The influence of exterior dust and soil lead on interior dust lead levels in housing that had undergone lead-based paint hazard control
    Scott Clark
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:273-82. 2004
    ..The inclusion of measures to mitigate the role of exterior sources in lead hazard control programs needs consideration...
  87. ncbi The effectiveness of a home cleaning intervention strategy in reducing potential dust and lead exposures
    P J Lioy
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway 08855, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 8:17-35. 1998
    ..This will reduce the potential for exposure to lead among the occupants, especially children, that come in contact with such surfaces...
  88. ncbi Risk of exposure to house dust pyroglyphid mites in Poland
    K Solarz
    Department of Biology and Parasitology, Silesian Medical Academy, Medykow 18, 40 752 Katowice, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:11-24. 2001
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  89. ncbi Measurements of carbonyls in a 13-story building
    Armando P Báez
    Laboratorio de Química Atmosférica, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico, DF 04510, Mexico
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:400-4. 2004
    ..Therefore, the concentrations of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde were determined to assess the inhalation exposure doses to carbonyls for people who work in a 13-story building and in order to evaluate the cancer hazard...
  90. ncbi [Air quality in schools - classroom levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), volatile organic compounds (VOC), aldehydes, endotoxins and cat allergen]
    H Fromme
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Sachgebiet Umweltmedizin, Oberschleissheim
    Gesundheitswesen 70:88-97. 2008
    ..The observed concentrations of cat allergens should be considered as a meaningful exposure route and thus could be tackled within preventive programs...
  91. pmc A coordinated relocation strategy for enhancing case management of lead poisoned children: outcomes and costs
    Pat McLaine
    National Center for Healthy Housing, USA
    J Urban Health 83:111-28. 2006
    ..Relocation does not negate owners' and health authorities' responsibilities to address lead hazards in the child's original house in order to protect future occupants...
  92. ncbi Effect of fenbendazole and pyrantel tartrate on the induction of protective immunity in pigs naturally or experimentally infected with Ascaris suum
    L L Southern
    Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge
    J Anim Sci 67:628-34. 1989
    ..suum, the length and weight of female ascarids and the length of male ascarids compared with controls. A natural continual infection with A. suum was less effective than experimental infection in inducing protective immunity in pigs...
  93. ncbi Nasal and ocular symptoms, tear film stability and biomarkers in nasal lavage, in relation to building-dampness and building design in hospitals
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:451-61. 1999
    ..To study the relationships between dampness in concrete floors and building design on the one hand, and symptoms and medical signs of the eyes and nose in hospital workers, on the other...
  94. ncbi Lead loadings in household dust in Delhi, India
    A Kumar
    Chemicals and Health, Toxics Link, New Delhi, India
    Indoor Air 19:414-20. 2009
    ..Knowledge of the sources is needed to appropriately allocate resources. From other studies performed in India it is likely that lead-based paint is one of the sources and its continued use should be discontinued...
  95. ncbi Working conditions and exposure to dust and bioaerosols in sisal processing factories in Tanzania
    Akwilina V Kayumba
    Department for Public Health and Primary Health Care, Research Group on Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:165-73. 2009
    ..The study shows that workers in sisal processing in Tanzania are exposed to bioaerosols, and suitable control measures should be implemented. More exposure studies are needed in this type of industry...
  96. ncbi Exposure to antineoplastic drugs in two UK hospital pharmacy units
    H J Mason
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:603-10. 2005
    ..To carry out an environmental and biological monitoring study in two UK hospital pharmacy units involved in the preparation of antineoplastic drugs...
  97. ncbi Sinus floor augmentation with simultaneous placement of dental implants using a combination of deproteinized bone xenografts and recombinant human osteogenic protein-1. A histometric study in miniature pigs
    H Terheyden
    Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Kiel, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 10:510-21. 1999
    ..Therefore recombinant human osteogenic protein-1 delivered by natural bone mineral has the potential to become a clinical alternative for autogenous bone grafts in sinus floor augmentation...
  98. ncbi Depositional facies and aqueous-solid geochemistry of travertine-depositing hot springs (Angel Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, U.S.A.)
    B W Fouke
    Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Sediment Res A Sediment Petrol Process 70:565-85. 2000
    ..This suggests that the high extent of CO2 degassing and large open-system solute reservoir in these thermal systems overwhelm biological controls on travertine crystal chemistry...
  99. ncbi Mortality among unionized construction plasterers and cement masons
    F Stern
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:373-88. 2001
    ..Exposures include cement dust, silica, asphalt, and various solvents...
  100. ncbi Intervention to prevent falls on the medical service in a teaching hospital
    Melissa J Krauss
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:539-45. 2008
    ..To evaluate an intervention to prevent falls at a hospital...
  101. pmc A study of urban housing demolitions as sources of lead in ambient dust: demolition practices and exterior dust fall
    Mark R Farfel
    Department of Lead Hazard Research, Kennedy Krieger Research Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1228-34. 2003
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Research Grants68

  1. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
    Junying Yuan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..No Abstract provided ..
  2. Studying a novel regulator of GBM tumorigeneis: the role of CK2alpha in maintaini
    Gordon Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Gross Hall Animal Resource Center
    Susan V Bryant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Clinical Research Construction
    Stephen M Prescott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed build-out is conservatively estimated to contribute wholly or in part to the creation of 156 jobs in Oklahoma, as well as an infusion of money for materials and equipment into at least 18 states. ..
  5. MSU Clinical Center Animal Facility HVAC Upgrade
    Joseph R Haywood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Total enrollment for 2009- 2010 exceeded 47,200, making MSU one of the ten largest universities in the United States. ..
  6. Longterm Consequences for Veterans with Sepsis
    Theodore J Iwashyna; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  7. Modernization and Transformation of the New Jersey Medical School Central Researc
    Robert L Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Jefferson Alumni Hall Modernization of Cage Sanitation Facility
    Judith S Daviau; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The procurement and installation of this equipment will result in increased personnel efficiency, less down time, significant operational savings and decreased negative environmental impact. ..
  9. Cagewash Renovation for Safety &Long-Term Research Support at The Salk Institute
    JON DAVID REUTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Funds will allow us to reallocate recharge resources to continue refurbishing older units and maintain IACUC compliance and AAALAC accreditation standards. ..
  10. Construction Grant 8th Floor BRB
    E Albert Reece; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pending approvals, and delivery of materials this project can begin as early as December 2009 and be completed by August 2011. ..
  11. University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Animal Resource Facility Improvem
    KEVIN C O'HAIR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project is critical if we are to excel the pace of discoveries through our interdisciplinary CTSC with a primary goal to continue to promote a healthier public. ..
  12. Improving Assessment of Physical Function and Drug Safety in Health and Disease
    Eswar Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Impact of Acute Kidney Injury on Kidney Disease Progression
    Talat Alp Ikizler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  14. Prospective Evaluation of Acute Kidney Injury II (PEAK-2)
    Alan S Go; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. Rapid Material Perception
    Ruth Rosenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Little is known about these capabilities, and the proposed research will establish some of the foundations needed for a theoretical and practical understanding of material perception. ..
  16. Albany Medical College (AMC) Research Laboratory Facility Expansion and Improveme
    VINCENT PAUL VERDILE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  17. Biophysics Studies of Protein, Nucleic Acids, and Viruses
    CYNTHIA VIANNE STAUFFACHER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..New facilities to house laboratories for trainees and their mentors are now being constructed, with the entire three floors of the new Hockmeyer Hall building dedicated to structural biophysics research. ..
  18. Jackson Hall Animal Physiology, Behavioral Phenotyping and Imaging Research Core
    Mark S Paller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed redesign and renovation will create modern core research laboratories with the capacity to serve large numbers of basic and translational biomedical investigators at the University of Minnesota. ..
  19. Translational Research at PENN: Advancing Cures through Interdisciplinary Science
    Glen N Gaulton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Construction completion of the Cancer Institute's shelled space on floors 9 and 1
    Peter D Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. New faculty recruitment for systems genetics research core center
    David W Threadgill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, a second position will be created and equipment purchased to support the new lab. This application is ideally matched with the goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. ..
  22. Spatial Hearing in Complex Sound Fields
    Richard L Freyman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  23. MUSCULOSKELETAL STIFFNESS AND LOCOMOTION
    CLAIRE FARLEY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, our research will begin applying knowledge of the neural control of joint stiffness to understanding the mechanics of a natural activity that is performed by all legged animals, locomotion. ..
  24. Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 12th Floor Laboratory Renovations Proje
    Arthur S Levine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Improvement of space usage efficiency and workflows;and 5. Reduction in maintenance burden and costs necessary to renovate research space to meet the needs of new faculty and emerging research directions. ..
  25. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Process of a Rapid Response System
    TANYA ELISE LORD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study findings will inform the ongoing national discussion about the benefits and costs of rapid response systems, and may ultimately contribute to a more efficient allocation of the relevant public health resources. ..
  26. NRI Build-out: Advancing Translational Brain Research
    Huda Y Zoghbi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..44 in local tax revenue. Ultimately, however, the discovery of treatments for these devastating diseases will restore quality of life and reduce their terrible economic burden on families and society. ..
  27. Amygdala Priming Mechanism Underlying the Panic Response
    SHELLEY THIELEN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This mechanism of provoking the panic response is potentially beneficial in further understanding the neurobiology of the panic response on both the behavioral and cellular level. ..
  28. CORE GRANT FOR VISION RESEARCH
    Robert L Hendricks; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  29. UNMC EPPLEY CANCER CENTER SUPPORT GRANT
    Kenneth H Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  30. The San Francisco Department of Public Health Office of AIDS Renovation (SOAR)Pr
    Barbara Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The SOAR Project will create or maintain more than 100 American jobs and have a substantial impact on the Department's current and future biomedical and behavioral HIV/AIDS research and training initiatives. ..
  31. Modeling shoe-floor interface properties to predict slips and falls
    Mark S Redfern; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..If successful, this model will be able to be used in the evaluation and, more importantly, the design of shoes and floors for various environments. ..
  32. Translating CER results from ICU study to improve outcomes in cardiac surgery
    Peter J Pronovost; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study has the potential to substantially reduce mortality, length of stay, and readmissions in cardiac surgery and to develop new knowledge regarding how to improve patient safety. ..
  33. Biomedical Computation Graduate Training at Stanford
    Russ Altman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Enhancement of the Biological-Pharmaceutical Animal Facility
    Harold F Stills; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The acquisition of the requested caging will permit the university to maximize use of the newly constructed animal facility and improve the ability of the university to support NIH-funded investigators using mice in biomedical research. ..
  35. Restructuring Biomedical Sciences--Form and Function: Remodeling of Cooley Labor
    PAULA M LUTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. REMODELING RESEARCH ANIMAL ROOMS
    DONALD MAUL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..ft. cat cages for the cubicles...
  37. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    John Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are recognizably weak in PHS funding but we have confidence in our new scientists and we are motivated to provide the necessary environment for them to succeed. ..
  38. UMB Technology Resource Center
    E Albert Reece; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The TRC will promote a multidisciplinary approach to support an ever increasing, robust research environment at UMSOM. It is intended that this renovation become the centerpiece of a campus-wide consolidation process. ..
  39. Michigan State University - Life Science Complex: Nursing Research Addition
    MARY HOLLAHAN MUNDT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  40. Phase II Construction of NCNPR Research Wing
    Larry A Walker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Total net laboratory, office and support spaces to be constructed with this requested funding on the three floors will be 23,011 SF of new laboratory space, 9,773 SF of new office space, and 15,460 SF in support areas. ..
  41. EQUIPMENT REQUEST
    DONALD MAUL; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..positive individually ventilated caging system racks and cages and laminar flow change stations to upgrade our ability for long term housing of viral and mycoplamsal antibody free rodents...
  42. FACILITY RENOVATION AND ANNENBERG CAGE WASH FACILITIY
    Kenneth Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e. soiled nonhuman primate cages). ..
  43. Cell Biology Research Improvements and Renovations
    JOHN GREGORY FITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  44. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    NOEL LEHNER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The proposed improvements directly affect the quality of animal housing, care, sanitation, and environmental control facilitating the multi-million dollar research programs dependent on animal studies...
  45. UMass BSL-3 Renovation
    JOHN LEWIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application also includes both the purchase of and reuse of numerous pieces of scientific equipment. ..
  46. Improving Annenberg 23 in Support of Translational Research
    Dennis S Charney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  47. RENOVATION OF NINTH FLOOR OF BURNETT-WOMACK
    WILLIAM ROPER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  48. IMPROVING UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ANIMAL RESOURCES
    LEONARD PETERS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Also, the request is necessary to maintain the high quality animal conditioning facility essential to support the University's rapidly expanding biomedical research/training program...
  49. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS MARKET
    Dana Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will calibrate this model using our transaction data and a nationally representative sample of HIV+ adults with life insurance. ..
  50. Risk-Informed In-Situ Simulations for Pediatric Emergency Transfers
    JANE LOUISE HOLL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Improvement in communication and teamwork function will be assessed following the in-situ simulations and additional both microsystem and organizational systemic and process risks are likely to be revealed. ..
  51. Bioaerosols in Midwest Greenhouses and Respiratory Symptoms Among the Workers
    Atin Adhikari; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  52. Cardiovascular and Regenerative Sciences in WIMR Phase II
    ROBERT NEAL GOLDEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This will provide state-of-the-art facilities in a highly transdisciplinary facility for at least 12 to 15 research teams. ..
  53. Enhancing Duke University's Animal Resources
    John Norton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. BUILDING C RENOVATION WEST WING
    James Blanchard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Several research projects will be supported by the increased holding capacity of the building. Design and materials will ensure continued AAALAC accreditation in the future. ..
  55. POSTDOCTORAL HEMATOLOGY RESEARCH TRAINING
    George Dale; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Francis Fdt. (OUHSC). All members of the faculty work closely together under Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) and Program Project (PP)...
  56. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    TIMOTHY POOLE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..2. Resurfacing of Cage Wash Area Floors-Due to the heavy and harsh use of this area, the floor surface has deteriorated to such an extent that efficient cleaning and sanitation is difficult...
  57. IMPROVING ANIMAL RESOURCES AT THE MI BASSETT HOSPITAL
    Roberta Reed; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..With the completion of the proposed alterations and renovations to the farm facility, the entire animal facility and program would be accreditable by AAALAC...
  58. RENOVATION OF FOURTH FLOOR OF FASER HALL
    Barbara Wells; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. ANIMAL RESOURCES IMPROVEMENT
    CAROL WELT; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Parts and service, however, are difficult to obtain since the manufacturer is no longer in business. Steady use of the cagewasher is required to meet the recommendations in the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals...
  60. RENOVATION OF COOLEY MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORIES
    David Dooley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Include faculty and student offices, equipment rooms, a tissue culture room, microscope room, walk-in cold rooms, electrical closets, chemical dispensing rooms, break rooms and new ADA compliant restrooms. ..
  61. EXTRAMULAR RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION
    WILLIAM RIFFEE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  62. 9/11: Persistent Mental Health Impact on WTC Survivors
    Carol North; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will inform the development and implementation of interventions aimed at restoration of individuals to fuller function in the post disaster workplace and at home with their families. ..
  63. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION
    Daniel Walz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The total commitment on the part of the University, the School, and the State of Michigan to the first 4 phases of the renovation is over $10 million, far exceeding the $2,467,800 requested in this application. ..
  64. AIDS-related Animal Services Building Cage Washing Facility
    M Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] Specific Aim 2: Remodel the site for installation of the double-wide cage washer and refurbish the drains, floors and walls throughout the cage washing facility. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. ANIMAL RESOURCE FACILITY OF CHILES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    R Hermsmeyer; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The goals of this application are to improve cage cleaning, prevent cross-contamination, and provide a safe environment for caretakers and other staff...
  66. IMMUNOBIOLOGY, CANCER, AND ARTHRITIS LABORATORIES
    J Capra; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This proposal for Phase 3 construction will provide fire sprinklers, new ventilation systems, additional ADA-compliant bathrooms and core lab support to improve research efficiency. ..