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  • Evans, Sarah (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Fritz Lang’s 1931 film, M, follows the story of a community shocked by the brutal murders of their children and the extent to which they go to pursue justice and capture the murderer, Hans Beckert. Regarded as a German ...
  • Mahoui, Malika (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and is greatly exacerbated by metabolic syndrome (MetS). Current techniques to diagnose CAD are invasive, expensive, and ...
  • Mustafi, Sourajit M.; Territo, Paul R.; McCarthy, Brian P.; Riley, Amanda A.; Lei, Jiang; Lin, Chen; Molitoris, Bruce A.; Hutchins, Gary D.; Wu, Yu-Chien (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Purpose: According to National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) affects 25% of the US population over age 601. Renal fibrosis, a common pathological consequence of CKD, is a ...
  • Barber, Mariah (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    News media serve as a platform for claims-makers to share their views on important policy issues like immigration and crime. One theory posited by some media claims-makers is that immigration leads to more crime in American ...
  • Hoffmann-Longtin, Krista; Rossing, Jonathan (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Abstract Both in and out of the classroom, physicians and scientists must speak in a way that generates excitement about their disciplines (Berrett, 2014). They also must communicate vividly to funders and policy makers ...
  • Bose, Gracelyn C.; Novack, Rachel A.; Tumbleson, Danika M.; Chom, Alexis N.; Deitz, Samantha L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Down Syndrome (DS) is caused by trisomy of the human chromosome 21 (Hsa21) and occurs in ~1 of every 700 births. DS is distinguished by over 80 phenotypic abnormalities including skeletal deficits and craniofacial ...
  • Barreto, Rafael; Waning, David L.; Gao, Hongyu; Liu, Yunlong; Zimmers, Teresa A.; Bonetto, Andrea (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Background. Cachexia, defined by increased fatigue and loss of muscle function, results from muscle and fat depletion and affects the majority of cancer patients with no effective treatments. Previous studies suggest that ...
  • Lintner, Craig; Shen, Mengjie; Vang, Melinda (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Dental caries, commonly known as cavities, is the most common disease of childhood, but affects all ages. The first signs of dental caries (early lesions) can be seen before the cavitation is observed. If left untreated, ...
  • Moon, Sung Pil; Liu, Tianjiao; Rungsangthiwakorn, Powit; Kim, Bomi; Pfaff, Mark S (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Modern technologies play significant roles in the natural disaster domain. Current services focus mostly on providing information, recruiting volunteers, and donating money and goods, butless on supporting the activities ...
  • Wang, Jing (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Materials development usually consumes a lot of money and effort, and therefore it deserves great attention. It is even more important to study the subject in the field of teaching Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) because ...
  • Jones, Ashley M.; Shieh, Carol (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Background: Adverse maternal and infant outcomes can arise from excessive maternal gestational weight gain. Overweight and obese women are most at risk for excessive gestational weight gain. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) ...
  • Winchester, Paul D.; Scales, William; Proctor, Cathy; Ying, Jun (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Background: Prior studies correlated birth weight with child IQ. Maternal IQ correlates with IQ in her offspring. Birth weight predicted IQ in monozygotic twins dicordant for birth weight. IUGR alters global DNA methylation. ...
  • SANTOSH, N.; MAHMOUDI, B. S.; WINDSOR, L. J.; STOCUM, D. L.; SONG, F. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    Axolotl (regeneration-competent) is one of the unique vertebrates which can regenerate missing organs such as limbs, jaws, spinal cord, and tail anytime during their life cycle. There also exists a recessive mutant of ...
  • Coskunpinar, Ayca; Dir, Allyson L.; Cyders, Melissa A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Although highly emphasized in psychological research, there has been little empirical evidence examining the overlap in meaning for self-report measures and construct representation for behavioral lab tasks in most ...
  • Joll, Jeffery E.; Vickery, Ben; Rupert, Joseph E.; Biro, Kelly C.; Wallace, Joseph M.; Byron, Craig D.; Organ, Jason M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    High-impact exercise (running/jumping) can stimulate multiple anabolic responses (increased trabecular bone volume, BV/TV) in the skeleton, but is also linked to an increased incidence of skeletal fracture. Thus, it is not ...
  • Tanataweethum, Nida; Liu, Wai-Ching; Chu, Tien-Min Gabriel (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Introductions: Dicalcium phosphate dehydrate (DCPD) cements have been used for bone repair due to its excellent biocompatibility and resorability. However, DCPD cements are typically weak and brittleness. To address these ...
  • Li, D.; Scully, A.; Chu, Tien-Min Gabriel (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Reconstructing large craniofacial defects is clinically challenging and current engineered scaffolds are inadequate in either mechanical or biologic properties. Borate bioactive-glass (BBG) is a promising material for ...
  • Hum, J.M.; Young, S.R.L.; Gerard-O’Riley, R.; Pavalko, F.M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    The Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway is an important regulatory pathway in development and maintenance of various tissues, including bone. Active Wnt interacts with the frizzled/LRP receptor activating dishevelled, which ...
  • Liu, Jing-Yuan; Zhang, Jian-Ting (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Fatty acid synthase (FASN) is the sole protein capable of de novo synthesis of free fatty acids. The fatty acid synthesis cycle begins with the condensa-tion of acetyl-CoA and malonyl-CoA, and continues with the elongation ...
  • Miller, Alyssa R. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Smoking has been proven to cause increased dental caries, which is an infectious disease caused by Streptococcus mutans, a gram-positive bacteria commonly found in the oral cavity. S. mutans is also known for its contribution ...

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