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This project is designed to determine if a reference serum (“007sp”) can be used to standardize OPA data from multiple laboratories. There are currently 90+ known serotypes of pneumococci. Therefore, vaccines are being reformulated to target more serotyp [...]
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This project is an ancillary study to the Costa Rican MI study (Dr. Hannia Campos, PI of parent study) . The ancillary study was funded by the American Heart Association. [...]
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Aflatoxin has been shown to suppress the immune system in numerous animal studies yet very little work has been conducted on the effect of aflatoxin on the immune system in humans. Our study in Ghanaians has shown alterations in immunological parameters i [...]
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The purpose of this research is to apply social and behavioral science methods to the interdisciplinary investigation of HIV/AIDS to improve its understanding, prevention, and treatment and improve the quality of life of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Th [...]
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The proposed study is a 5-year group randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of a theory based culturally relevant intervention focusing on primary and secondary prevention of cervical cancer among Latina immigrants. [...]
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The overall goal of this research study is to improve, and create where necessary, the clinical research training required to conduct research and prevention programs to help ward off the impending epidemic of diabetes and other NCDs in India. [...]
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Global climate change is altering polar marine ecosystems through rising temperatures and ocean acidification. Marine communities in Antarctica face an additional threat: climatically driven biological invasions from temperate and subpolar latitudes. Duro [...]
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The proposed research has two main objectives: (1) To further investigate the interactions between the ecologically dominant large macrophytes, filamentous epi/endophytes, and mesograzers and (2) To determine the nature of interactions between mesograzers [...]
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Expert consultants under the direction of WHO have recommended evaluating oral-only antibiotic regimes as alternatives to injectable antibiotics for infants with suspected serious bacterial infection. Thus, there is an urgent need to evaluate the effectiv [...]
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DPBRN is a consortium of participating practices and dental organizations committed to advancing knowledge of dental practice and ways to improve it. Essentially, it is "practical science" done about, in, and for the benefit of "real world" daily clinical [...]
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Bacterial-derived cellulose (BC)-based tissue engineered ear auricle bioreactor development as well as development of specifications for a three-dimensional tissue printing on BC scaffolds. [...]
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This study focuses on diet, genetic polymorphisms in lipid-metabolizing enzymes, and antiretroviral therapy-related dyslipidemia in Lusaka, Zambia. It is funded by the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology. [...]
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Acute respiratory infections result in about 1.9 million childhood deaths per year, and 20% of the deaths are in India. Influenza vaccines, although licensed in India, are seldom given. Indeed, it is not known whether influenza vaccine efficacy in a tropi [...]
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The aim of this study is to have culturally adaptive, long-distance communication and learning applications for clinical research coordinators that can enhance the productivity and quality of active U.S.-international research and research-training collab [...]
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Investigators at the University of the Mediterranean Sea and UAB’s Department of Biomedical Engineering are developing new cancer treatments based on combining endovascular technology and nanotechnology.  Joel L. Berry, Ph.D. (UAB) and Pierre Rolland, Ph. [...]