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  • Ghane, Parvin; Hemati, Azadeh; Shrestha, Sudhir; Agarwal, Mangilal; Varahramyan, Kody (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Copper Indium Gallium Selenium (CIGS), a p-type semiconductor material with a tunable band gap, has been broadly studied for high efficiency solar cells as a viable sustainable energy source. Production of CIGS nanoparticles ...
  • White, Dominique A.; McGuire, Alan B.; Salyers, Michelle P. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) is an evidence-based program designed to help people with severe mental illness better manage their illness and achieve personally meaningful goals. IMR has shown improved outcomes ...
  • Beering, Amanda R.; Sun, Hui; Cummings, Shelby E.; Crodian, Jennifer S.; Dowden, Shelley D.; Zhang, Lingsong; Haas, David M.; Casey, Theresa M.; Ahmed, Azza (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Abstract Background/Aims Longitudinal obstetrics studies are vital to our understanding of the physiological and social changes that occur during pregnancy and the early postpartum period in the mother and baby. Variables ...
  • Lopez, Erika I.; Pittman, Joyce; Samra, Lavleen; Tabor, Chelsea; Rawl, Susan M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    More than 120,000 new ostomies, or surgically created openings through the abdomen for bowel or urinary elimination, are created annually in North America. Up to 80% of patients with a new ostomy experience ostomy-related ...
  • Natividad, Diana May; Brandt, Amy J.; Kochhar, Komal; Zollinger, Terrell W. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    A shortage and unequal distribution of health care professionals in Indiana is increasingly restricting access to quality medical care for Indiana residents. There is a limited amount of research on the factors that ...
  • Egunyomi, Ayobami; Waterhouse, Carlton (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Mass incarceration refers to the high rate of imprisonment among a certain racial group. The problem of mass incarceration is common among African-Americans. The main objective of this study is to identify the major factors ...
  • Free, Charnelle A.; Hollingshead, Nicole A.; Hirsh, Adam T. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Medical and non-medical factors influence providers’ pain treatment decisions. Among these, patient demographic characteristics and substance use have received particular attention. However, few empirical studies have ...
  • Xiong, Jing; Banvait, Harpreetsingh; Li, Lingxi; Chen, Yaobin; Xie, Jian; Liu, Yadong; Wu, Meng; Chen, Jie (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Li-ion batteries are high density, slow loss of charge when not in use and no memory effect. Vast research on Li-ion batteries has been focusing on increasing the energy density, durability, and cost. Due to its advantages ...
  • Bloomquist, Kori R.; Helfenbein, Robert J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Pre-adoptive or “waiting” children are those who have a case plan of adoption and/or whose parental rights have been terminated. There are currently over 107,000 pre-adoptive children in the United States, and on average, ...
  • Huddleston, Bailey M.; Haase, Joan E. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Stem cell transplant (SCT) is a physically and emotionally difficult experience for adolescents/young adults (AYA) with cancer. AYA undergoing SCT require high levels of support to deal with illness-related distress. Family ...
  • Garcia, Aiza; Carpenter, Janet S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Significance: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of individuals who accept the role of decision maker for a family member at the end of life, particularly focusing on their perspectives on their ...
  • Bolchini, Davide; Abhishek Dara, Joe; Bhat, Dhanashree; Pachhapukur, Shilpa; Chamboneth, Yhareli (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Web services on our smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Services like Google Maps and Yelp have helped us explore the world better. However, the blind and visually impaired (BVI) spend unnecessary ...
  • Haulcomb, Melissa M.; Mesnard, Nichole A.; Sanders, Virginia M.; Jones, Kathryn J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    ALS is a disease targeting motoneurons (MN). In the SOD1 mouse model of ALS, an axonal dieback process is initiated during the pre-symptomatic stage where MN axons withdraw from target muscle. We have used facial nerve ...
  • Ling, Jie; King, Brian (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Today’s software engineers are faced with the problem of building secure systems from untrustworthy components, which used widely in everyday life. A Smart Card is a popular security token, with applications integrated in ...
  • Ziner, Kim Wagler; Russell, Kathleen; Champion, Victoria; Miller, Kathy D. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    Problem. Fear of breast cancer recurrence is a concern for 55-90% of long-term breast cancer survivors. Background. Fear of recurrence is recognized as a prevalent and long-term psychosocial consequence of surviving ...
  • Rodriguez, Joseph; Kubicek, Christin (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Alcohol exposure during fetal development has many adverse effects on embryonic cells, this is known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Retinal cells are consistently affected by ethanol exposure in human patients. ...
  • Rodriguez, Joseph; Kaur, Navneet (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Alcohol exposure during fetal development has many adverse effects, producing birth defects known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Retinal development is consistently affected by ethanol exposure in human patients. ...
  • Winchester, Paul D.; Proctor, Cathy; Pandya, Janit; Ying, Jun (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Background: Free Carnitine (FC) is now measured routinely in new-borns in Indiana. Studies with small numbers have suggested that FC may be dependent on fetal and neonatal factors. Objective: Our objective was to compare ...
  • Figueroa, Gabriela; Palacio, Luis A.; Ray, Bruce D.; Petrache, Horia I.; Lopez-Yunez, Alfredo (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    The active ingredient in any pharmaceutical is the chemical that will ultimately deliver the desired effect on a patient. Knowing the quality and the quantity of the active ingredient in a pill right before ingestion is ...
  • Ahn, Sungwoo; Rubchinsky, Leonid L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    While neural synchronization is widely observed in neuroscience, neural oscillations are rarely in perfect synchrony and go in and out of phase in time. Since this synchrony is not perfect, the same synchrony strength may ...

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