Browsing IUPUI Research Day 2011 by Title

Browsing IUPUI Research Day 2011 by Title

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  • Shepherd, Nicole; Duvall, Nichole; Stone, Sandra B.; Davis, Charlene; Stanley, Maria; Roper, Randall (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Down syndrome (DS), caused by a trisomy 21, is the most common chromosomal aneuploidy occurring in approximately 1 of 750 live births. Individuals with DS exhibit craniofacial dysmorphology, cardiac defects, gastrointestinal ...
  • MacDorman, Karl F.; Ho, Chin-Chang; Lu, Amy S.; Mitchell, Wade J.; Patel, Himalaya; Srinivas, Preethi; Schermerhorn, Paul W.; Scheutz, Matthias (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Humanoid robots and computer-generated humans can elicit responses that people usually direct toward each other. As a result these humanlike entities may stand in for human actors during experiment-driven research in the ...
  • Smith, Amy; Tedesco, Lenore P.; Babbar-Sebens, Meghna; Barr, Robert C.; Hall, Bob E.; Stouder, Michael (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Center for Earth and Environmental Science, an IUPUI Signature Center, is working on a series of water resources problems and creating solutions. A series of collaborative projects are underway with the HUD, FEMA, the ...
  • McDaniel, Anna M.; Carlini, Beatriz H.; Stratton, Renée M.; Cerutti, Barbara; Monahan, Patrick O.; Stump, Timothy E.; Kauffman, Ross M.; Zbikowski, Susan M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    This study is part of a randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of interactive voice response (IVR) technology for enhancing existing quitline services (Free & Clear’s Quit for Life® program) to prevent smoking ...
  • Mushi-Brunt, Christina; Virgil, Kisha; Agbonhese, Joy (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Despite large-scale, nationwide health promotion efforts, researchers continue to report socioeconomic and racial disparities in the prevalence of chronic disease, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and ...
  • Leech, Tamara G.J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The concentration of delinquency in certain neighborhoods represents a pervasive social inequality in the United States. Today, the distribution of urban delinquency is perhaps best described as “pockets of crime,” largely ...
  • Martinez Mier, EA; Stelzner, SM; Soto-Rojas, EA (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Binational/Cross-Cultural Health Enhancement Center (BiCCHEC) fosters multidisciplinary research collaborations that address the biological, cultural, historical, legal, behavioral and demographic issues that impact ...
  • Reid, Joshua R.N.; Ghane, Parvin; Shrestha, Sudhir; Agarwal, Mangilal; Varahramyan, Kody (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Breast cancer is one of the major common diseases among women and takes about 40,000 lives every year. Early detection of breast cancer greatly increases the chance of survival. The norm for today’s detection of breast ...
  • Goff, Philip; Farnsley II, Arthur E.; Wheeler, Rachel; Thuesen, Peter J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The NEH Summer Institute for Teachers will support the studies of twenty-five talented teachers from across the nation as they join with nationally renowned scholars to explore how religion has shaped, and been shaped by, ...
  • Smith, Joshua (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    As a partnership with a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grantee and the Center for Urban and Multicultural Education (CUME) within the IU School of Education at Indianapolis, the IMPACT project will showcase both ...
  • Hanna, Kathleen A.; Howe, Elijah C. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The IUPUI Common Theme Project grew out of an initiative by University College and is designed to promote campus unity, conversation, and collaboration across all disciplines on timely issues that connect IUPUI to central ...
  • Walker, Chandler L.; Risberg, Emelie C.; Zhu, Yusheng; Liu, Naikui; Xu, Xiao-Ming (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Spinal cord injury (SCI) is devastating, with most injuries being contusive/compressive injuries at the cervical spinal level. There are two mechanisms of damage after acute contusive SCI: a primary mechanical insult to ...
  • Ariss, Corey R.; Hays, Nicole; Day, Richard N. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Since it’s cloning, the sequence encoding the green fluorescent protein (GFP) from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria has been engineered to produce fluorescent proteins (FPs) with emission in the blue to yellowish-green range ...
  • Shen, Mark J.; Shinohara, Tetsuji; Park, Hyung-Wook; Frick, Kyle; Ice, Daniel S.; Choi, Eue-Keun; Han, Seongwook; Sharma, Rahul; Shen, Changyu; Fishbein, Michael C.; Chen, Lan S.; Lopshire, John C.; Zipes, Douglas P.; Lin, Shien-Fong; Chen, Peng-Sheng (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Introduction: Left sided low-level vagus nerve stimulation (LL-VNS) is used clinically for epilepsy and depression. We hypothesize that LL-VNS can suppress sympathetic outflow and reduce atrial tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory ...
  • Toloue, Samira; Eckert, George; Blanchard, Steven (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    There is significant ridge resorption following tooth extraction. Freeze dried bone allograft (FDBA) is most widely used for ridge preservation and calcium sulfate has begun to show popularity. The objective of this study ...
  • Lai, Xianyin; Fang, Meixian; Fears, Sharry; Mitra, Somenath; Ringham, Heather; Witzmann, Frank A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    “Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) possess unique electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties, with potential applications in the electronics, catalysts, polymer composites, aerospace, and other industries. CNTs are also being ...
  • Redelman, Carly; Hudson, Scott (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Purdue School of Science Biology Department at IUPUI is a diverse department representing many different biological disciplines, including regenerative, developmental and cellular biology, biochemistry, immunology, ...
  • Snow, Winter; Federi, Lauren; Fitz, Stephanie; Janasik, Stephen; Penno, Daniel; Samuels, Brian; Carpenter, Janet; Skaar, Todd; Shekhar, Anantha; Johnson, Philip L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Menopause is a condition where severe depletion of estrogen levels leads to a cluster of adverse symptoms such as anxiety, cutaneous vasodilation/sudomotor "hot flashes", sleep disturbances, and appetite change (Freeman ...
  • Villalta, Nicholas A.; Novotney, Devon M.; Grahame, Nicholas J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    High impulsivity, the propensity to prefer small immediate rewards to larger delayed rewards, is more observable in alcoholics as well as drug addicts than in non-addicts. However, it remains unclear whether impulsivity ...
  • Cai, Hongyuan; Zheng, Jiang Yu (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Omni-directional video records complete visual information along a route. Though replaying an omni-video presents reality, it requires significant amount of memory and communication bandwidth. This work extracts distinct ...

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