IUPUI Research Day 2014

 

A program book describing the Research Day 2014 events and posters is available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1805/4257.

Recent Submissions

  • Ganci, Aaron (IUPUI Research Day, 2014-04-11)
    In the digital sector, ‘innovation’ is a frequently overused word. Entrepreneurs worldwide are trying to innovate within their market. However, the drive for innovation can blind the creators of these products, obscuring ...
  • Robbins, Courtney (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    The Indiana Institute for Biomedical Imaging Sciences (IIBIS) was created to foster the development, testing, and translation of modern biomedical imaging technologies and methodologies into clinical care in order to advance ...
  • Liang, Yun (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Purpose: To investigate the use of a commercial designed hybrid iterative reconstruction technique iDose (by Philips Medical Systems) for CT radiation dose reduction and its effect on image quality. Methods: A catphan®504 ...
  • LaCombe, Jonathan M.; Anderson, Gregory G.; Marrs, Kathleen A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease caused by a mutation which inhibits the proper transport of sodium and chloride ions across epithelium. Improper ion transport results in the accumulation of thick mucus in critical ...
  • Despard, Jessica Lee; Grahame, Nicholas; Halcomb, Meredith (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Alcoholism is a disease that affects about 18 million Americans. Inhibition of drinking behavior can help develop better therapeutic and medical treatments to these people. Phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4) is an enzyme that helps ...
  • Maxey, Hannah; Taylor, Heather (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Introduction: An estimated 64.7 million Americans suffer with dental conditions such as tooth decay and gum disease, diseases that is entirely preventable with adequate oral care [1, 2]. Access to preventive dental care ...
  • Parker, Emily; Gregory, Richard L.; Windsor, L. Jack; Alavanja, Branko (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Shilajit is a traditional medicine used in Asian countries for centuries to treat numerous health conditions, including bone/cartilage repair and regeneration. Prior research suggests that a major active component of ...
  • Tahir, Ali; Witcher, Phillip; Gregory, Richard L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Fulvic acid is an active ingredient in many homeopathic treatments. Shilajit is one such treatment that is mainly used in the Indian Subcontinent area. It is believed that fulvic acid has some remedial properties that can ...
  • Blasingame, Shelby N.; Kasten, Chelsea R.; Boehm, Stephen L., II (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Alcohol is one of the most commonly used drugs of abuse. One criteria of alcohol abuse is the development of tolerance, meaning that more of the substance has to be ingested to produce the same pharmacological or behavioral ...
  • Cook, Shannon; Dodge, Chelsea; Morgan, Randy; Sandusky, George E. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    In today’s research driven society, it has become commonplace for institutions to rely upon DNA and RNA extraction techniques to help obtain genomic data from old specimens. Generally, specimens were commonly preserved for ...
  • Ghoneima, Ahmed A.; Talaat, S.; Kaboudan, A.; Kula, Katherine S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of newly developed software in the assessment of orthodontic tooth movement three dimensionally. Methods: The sample consisted of pre- and post- ...
  • Moore, Michele (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Outpatient no-shows are going to be a regular occurrence for any nuclear medicine department. Hospitals lose thousands of dollars each year from non-attendance. Determining the overall monetary impact of the no-shows and ...
  • Ryan, Devin; Mays, Trent (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Radiation monitoring is necessary for nuclear medicine technologists due to their exposure to radiation while working closely with radioactive materials and patients. Optically stimulated luminescent dosimeters are a type ...
  • Igega, Christele M.; Carpenter, Janet S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Somatosensory amplification is a cognitive explanation of the tendency to sense normal somatic and visceral sensations as intense, noxious, and disturbing. An individual with somatosensory amplification takes existing ...
  • Harezlak, Jaroslaw; He, Fei; Fortenberry, J. Dennis (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    The number of lifetime partners is a consistently identified epidemiological risk factor for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Higher rate of partner accrual during adolescence has been associated with increased STI ...
  • MacLain, Victoria R.; Spencer, Ciara L.; Bonfils, Kelsey A.; Salyers, Michelle P.; Minor, Kyle S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    The words that people choose convey important information about their internal states, feelings, and views of the world around them. Lexical analysis is a fast, reliable method of assessing word usage that can be implemented ...
  • Firmin, Ruth L.; Luther, Lauren; Salyers, Michelle P. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Background: Despite recent interest in peer-support workers in recovery-oriented services, little is known about how helping behaviors may affect recovery from severe mental illness (SMI). The current study is a mixed-methods ...
  • Chang, Hua-Chen; Tung, Chun-Yu; Lewis, David; Han, Ling; Srinivasan, Mythily; Robertson, Michael J.; Yeh, Wu-Kuang (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Despite the plethora of immune modulating agents available in cancer treatment, their effectiveness relies on a functional immune system. However, the adverse side effects by chemotherapy impede the therapeutic benefits ...
  • Syed, Ghayasul I.; Gregory, Richard L.; Windsor, L. Jack; Song, Fengyu (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Shilajit is a substance found in parts of Asia. Although there have been no clinical studies, it is used by the locals and is marketed because it is thought to have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and pain suppressing effects. ...
  • Behrouzvaziri, Abolhassan; Fu, Daniel; Tan, Patrick; Zaretskaia, Maria; Rusyniak, Daniel; Zaretsky, Dmitry; Molkov, Yaroslav (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Derivatives of amphetamines are widely abused all over the world. After long-term use cognitive, neurophysiological, and neuroanatomical deficits have been reported. Neurophysiological deficits are enhanced by hyperthermia, ...

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