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List of Publications Acknowledging PRCTRC Support

Health Disparity AreaPublication YearReference
Neuroscience
2015Bello, L., Kesari, A., Gordish-Dressman, H., Cnaan, A., Morgenroth, L. P., Punetha, J., Duong, T., Henricson, E. K., Pegoraro, E., McDonald, C. M., Hoffman, E. P. and on behalf of the Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group Investigators (2015) Genetic modifiers of ambulation in the cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study. Annals of Neurology, 77(4), 684-696. doi:10.1002/ana.24370 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=PMC4403971
(Other) Core
2015Medina, L., Acosta-Pérez, E., Velez, C., Martínez, G., Rivera, M., Sardiñas, L., and Pattatucci, A. (2015). Training and capacity building evaluation: Maximizing resources and results with success case method. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52(0), 126-132. doi:http://136.145.90.90:2073/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2015.03.008 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26036611
Neuroscience2015Panoutsopoulou, I. G., Luciano, C. A., Wendelschafer-Crabb, G., Hodges, J. S., and Kennedy, W. R. (2015). Epidermal innervation in healthy children and adolescents. Muscle and Nerve, 51(3), 378-384. doi:10.1002/mus.24329 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24985385
HIV2015Vázquez-Santiago, F., García, Y., Rivera-Román, I., Noel, R.J., Wonja, V., Melendez, L.M., and Rivera-Amill, V. (2015) Longitudinal Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma HIV-1 Envelope Sequences Isolated From a Single Donor with HIV Asymptomatic Neurocognitive Impairment. Journal of Virology and Antiviral Research, 4(1), XX. doi:10.4172/2324-8955.1000135 http://www.scitechnol.com/longitudinal-analysis-of-cerebrospinal-fluid-and-plasma-hiv-envelope-sequences-isolated-from-a-single-donor-with-hiv-asymptomatic-neurocognitive-impairment-Gm6w.php?article_id=2595
HIV2015Sanabria-Ríos, D.J., Rivera-Torres, Y., Rosario, J., Ríos, C., Gutierrez, R., Carballeira, N.M., Vélez, C., Zayas, B., Álvarez-Colón, F., Ortiz-Soto, G., Serrano, V., Altieri-Rivera, J., Ríos-Olivares, E., and Rodríguez, J.W. (2015) Synthesis of novel C5-curcuminoid-fatty acid conjugates and mechanistic investigation of their anticancer activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 25(10), 2174-2180. doi: http://136.145.90.90:2073/10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.03.065 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25881826
Cancer2015Colón-López, V., Quiñones, V., Del Toro-Mejías, L.M., Conde-Toro, A., Serra-Rivera, M.J., Martínez, T.M., Rodríguez, V., Berdiel, L., and Villanueva, H. (2014). HPV Awareness and Vaccine Willingness Among Dominican Immigrant Parents Attending a Federal Qualified Health Clinic in Puerto Rico. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, doi: 10.1007/s10903-014-0067 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25023490
HIV
2015Báez-Pagán, C. A., Delgado-Velez, M., and Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. (2015). Activation of the macrophage alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and control of inflammation. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: The Official Journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology,1-9.doi:10.1007/s11481-015-9601-5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25870122
(Other) Basal Dyspnea2015De Jesús-Berríos, Y., Santos-Rodríguez, R.A., Dexter, D., Nieves-Plaza, M., and Nazario, C.M. (2015). Usefulness of the culturally adapted oxygen-cost diagram in the assessment of dyspnea in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 34(1), 14-19. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25856872
(Other) Prematury Birth2015Lewis, R. C., Cantonwine, D. E., Anzalota Del Toro, L. V., Calafat, A. M., Valentin-Blasini, L., Davis, M. D., Montesano, M.A., Alshawabkeh, A.N., Cordero, J.F., and Meeker, J.D.(2015). Distribution and determinants of urinary biomarkers of exposure to organophosphate insecticides in Puerto Rican pregnant women. The Science of the Total Environment, 15;512-513:337-44. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.059 [doi] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25634738
HIV2015Gerena, Y., Menendez-Delmestre, R., Skolasky, R. L., Hechavarria, R. M., Perez, S., Hilera, C., González, C., Nath, A., and Wojna, V. (2015). Soluble insulin receptor as a source of insulin resistance and cognitive impairment in HIV-seropositive women. Journal of Neurovirology, doi:10.1007/s13365-014-0310-2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25604495
Cancer2015Diaz-Algorri, Y., Lozada, M. E., Lopez, S. M., Bertran-Rodriguez, C. E., Gonzalez-Hernandez, C. M., Gonzalez, D., Pérez-Cardona, C.M., Hernández, J., Pedrosa, C., Toro, D.H., González-Pons, M., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2015). Type 2 diabetes mellitus and colorectal neoplasia risk in Hispanics: A case-control study. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, doi:S1056-8727(15)00031-8 [pii] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25784088
Cardiovascular Disease
2015Esponda, O. L., Hunter, R., Del Rio, J. R., and Washington, A. V. (2015). Levels of soluble TREM-like transcript 1 in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain. Clinical and Applied thrombosis/hemostasis: Official Journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, 21(1), 30-34. doi:10.1177/1076029614547298 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25147325
Other
2014Magno, P., González, L., Cruz-Correa, M., and Suarez, E. (2014). The prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus associated dysplasia in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 184-189. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25563036
(Other) Arthritis2014Villafradez-Diaz, M., Santiago-Casas, Y., Nieves-Plaza, M., Morales, M., Rodriguez, V., Rios, G., Martinez, D., and Vila, L.M. (2014). Association of the use of statins with disease activity and functional status in Puerto Ricans with rheumatoid Arthritis. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(1), 3-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24665602
Cancer2014Ramos, G., Loperena, Y., Ortiz, G., Reyes, F., Szeto, A., Vera, J., Velez, J., Morales, J., Morrero, D., Castillo, L., Dharmawardhane, S., Melendez, E., and Washington A.V. (2014). The addition of a pregnenolone pendant group enhances the anticancer properties of titanocene dichloride in a mcf-7 xenograft model. Anticancer Research, 34(4), 1609-1615. doi:34/4/1609 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24692689
(Other) Productive aging2014Orellano, E. M., Mountain, G., Varas, N., and Labault, N. (2014). Occupational competence strategies in old age: A mixed-methods comparison between hispanic women with different levels of daily participation. OTJR : Occupation, Participation and Health, 34(1), 32-40. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24669397
Cardiovascular Disease
2014Pérez, C. M., Soto-Salgado, M., Suarez, E., Guzman, M., and Ortiz, A. P. (2014). High prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their coexistence with cardiovascular risk factors in a Hispanic community. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s10903-014-0025-8 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24781780
Cancer2014Ballester, V., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2014). Endoscopic surveillance of gastrointestinal premalignant lesions: Current knowledge and future directions. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 30(5), 477-483. doi:10.1097/MOG.000000 0000000090http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25003602
(Other) Crohn's disease2014Isidro, R. A., Bonilla, F. J., Pagan, H., Cruz, M. L., Lopez, P., Godoy, L., Hernandez, S., Loucil-Alicea, R., Rivera-Amill, V., Yamamura, Y., Isidro, A., and Appleyard, C.(2014). The probiotic mixture VSL#3 alters the morphology and secretion profile of both polarized and unpolarized human macrophages in a polarization-dependent manner. Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology, 5(3), 1000227. doi:10.4172/2155-9899.1000227 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25177525
(Other) Lupus2014Lopez-Lopez, L., Nieves-Plaza, M., Del R Castro, M., Font, Y., Torres-Ramos, C., Vila, L., and Ayala-Pena, S. (2014). Mitochondrial DNA damage is associated with damage accrual and disease duration in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus, 23(11), 1133-1141. doi:10.1177/0961203314537697 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24899636
(Other) 2014Gomez-Moreno, R., Robledo, I. E., and Baerga-Ortiz, A. (2014). Direct detection and quantification of bacterial genes associated with inflammation in DNA isolated from stool. Advances in Microbiology, 4(15), 1065-1075. doi:10.4236/aim.2014.415117 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25635239
Cancer
2014Marques-Lespier, J. M., Diaz-Algorri, Y., Gonzalez-Pons, M., and Cruz-Correa, M. (2014). Report of a novel mutation in MLH1 gene in a hispanic family from puerto rico fulfilling classic amsterdam criteria for lynch syndrome. Gastroenterology Research and Practice, 2014, 527946. doi:10.1155/2014/527946 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25389437
HIV2014Santiago-Rodriguez, E. J., Mayor, A. M., Fernandez-Santos, D. M., Ruiz-Candelaria, Y., and Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2014). Anemia in a cohort of HIV-infected hispanics: Prevalence, associated factors and impact on one-year mortality. BMC Research Notes, 7, 439-0500-7-439. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-439 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25005803
HIV
2014Althoff, K.N., Rebeiro, P., Brooks, J.T., Buchacz, K., Gebo, K., Martin, J., Hogg, R., Thorne, J.E., Klein, M., Gill, M.J., Sterling, T.R., Yehia, B., Silverberg, M.J., Crane, H., Justice, A.C., Gange, S.J., Moore, R., Kitahata, M.M., Horberg, M.A. and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2014). Disparities in the quality of HIV care when using US Department of Health and Human Services indicators. Clinical Infectious Disease, 58 (8), 1185-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu044. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24463281
HIV2014Beachler, D. C., Abraham, A. G., Silverberg, M. J., Jing, Y., Fakhry, C., Gill, M. J., , Dubrow, R., Kitahata, M.M., Klein, M.B., Burchell, A.N., Korthuis, P.T, Moore, R.D., D'Souza, G.. and the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) of IeDEA. (2014). Incidence and risk factors of HPV-related and HPV-unrelated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in HIV-infected individuals. Oral Oncology, 50(12), 1169-1176. doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2014.09.011 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25301563
HIV2014Rebeiro, P. F., Horberg, M. A., Gange, S. J., Gebo, K. A., Yehia, B. R., Brooks, J. T., Buchacz, K., Silverberg, M.J., Gill, J., Moore, R.D, Althoff, K.N. and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). (2014). Strong agreement of nationally recommended retention measures from the institute of medicine and department of health and human services. PloS One, 9(11), e111772. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111772 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25375099
(Other) Bowel Disease2014Ballester, V., Guo, X., Vendrell, R., Haritunians, T., Klomhaus, A. M., Li, D., McGovern, D.P., Rotter, J.I., Torres, E.A., and Taylor, K.D (2014). Association of NOD2 and IL23R with inflammatory bowel disease in Puerto Rico. PloS One, 9(9), e108204. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108204 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25259511
(Other) Bowel Disease2014Morales-Vásquez, L., Miranda-Avalo, E. I., Rodríguez-Medina, J. R., Quiñones-Badillo, Y., Marques-Lespier, J., Muñoz-Acaba, J., Pastrana R, Pérez-Cardona C.M., Yamamura, Y., and Torres, E.A. (2014). Demographics, clinical characteristics, IFNL3- and IFNL4- polymorphisms in a cohort of hepatitis C patients from Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 177-183. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25563035
(Other) Lupus2014Kaiser, R., Tang, P.L., Taylor, K.E., Sterba, K., Nititham, J., Brown, E.E., Edberg, J.C., McGwin, G.Jr., Alarcón, G.S., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Reveille J.D., Vilá, L.M., Petri, M., Rauch, J., Miller, E., Mesznik, K., Kwok, P.Y., Kimberly, R.P., Salmon, J.E., and Criswell, L.A. (2014). Brief Report: A Polymorphism in TLR2 is Associated with Arterial Thrombosis in a Multi-Ethnic SLE Population. Arthritis and Rheumatology, 66(7),1882-7. doi: 10.1002/art.38520 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24578102
(Other) 2014Colon-Lopez, V., Ortiz, A. P., Del Toro-Mejias, L., Clatts, M. C., and Palefsky, J. M. (2014). Epidemiology of anal HPV infection in high-risk men attending a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Puerto Rico. PloS One, 9(1), e83209. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083209 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24400071
Cardiovascular Disease2014Andriankaja, O.M. and Joshipura, K. (2014). Potential association between prediabetic conditions and gingival and/or periodontal inflammation. Journal Diabetes Investigation, 5(1), 108-114. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24729853
Cancer
2014Mendez, K., Romaguera, J., Ortiz, A. P., López, M., Steinau, M., and Unger, E. R. (2014). Urine-based human papillomavirus DNA testing as a screening tool for cervical cancer in high-risk women. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: The Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 124(2), 151–155. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.07.036 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24296266
Cancer
2014Ortiz, A.P., Unger, E.R., Muñoz, C., Panicker, G., Tortolero-Luna, G., Soto-Salgado, M., Otero, Y., Suárez, E., and Pérez, C.M. (2014). Cross-Sectional Study of HPV-16 Infection in a Population-Based Subsample of Hispanic Adults. BMJ Open, 4(2):e004203. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004203. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24496698
(Other) Antibacterial Formulations2014Sanabria-Ríos, D.J., Rivera-Torres, Y., Maldonado-Domínguez, G., Domínguez, I., Ríos, C., Díaz, D., Rodríguez, J.W., Altieri-Rivera, J.S., Ríos-Olivares, E., Cintrón, G., Montano, N., and Carballeira, N.M. (2014). Antibacterial activity of 2-alkynoic fatty acids against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 178:84-91. doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2013.12.006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24365283
(Other) Prematury Birth2014Lewis, R. C., Cantonwine, D. E., Anzalota Del Toro, L. V., Calafat, A. M., Valentin-Blasini, L., Davis, M. D., Baker, S.E., Alshawabkeh, A.N., Cordero, J.F., and Meeker, J.D. (2014). Urinary biomarkers of exposure to insecticides, herbicides, and one insect repellent among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 13, 97. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-13-97 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25409771
(Other) Core2014Martínez, G., Sardiñas, L.M., Acosta-Pérez, E., Medina, L., Rivera, M., and Pattatucci, A. (2014). Capacity Needs in Community-Based Organizations for Enhancing Translational Research in Puerto Rico. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 8(1), 53-60. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2014.0009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24859102
Diabetes
2014Allende-Vigo, M. Z., Gonzalez-Rosario, R. A., Gonzalez, L., Sanchez, V., Vega, M. A., Alvarado, M.,and Ramón, R.O. (2014). Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus among noncritically ill patients at university hospital of Puerto Rico. Endocrine Practice: Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 20(5), 452-460. doi:10.4158/EP13199.OR http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24325996
(Other) Pharmacogenetics2014Valentin, I. I., Rivera, G., Nieves-Plaza, M., Cruz, I., Renta, J. Y., Cadilla, C. L., Feliu, J.F., Seip, R.L., Ruaño, G., and Duconge, J. (2014). Pharmacogenetic association study of warfarin safety endpoints in puerto ricans. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(3), 97-104. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=252448770
(Other) Core2014Estape, E. S., Mays, M. H., Harrigan, R., and Mayberry, R. (2014). Incorporating translational research with clinical research to increase effectiveness in healthcare for better health. Clinical and Translational Medicine, 3, 20-1326-3-20. eCollection 2014. doi:10.1186/2001-1326-3-20 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25024819
(Other) Core2014Estapé-Garrastazu, E.S., Noboa-Ramos, C., De Jesús-Ojeda, L., De Pedro-Serbiá, Z., Acosta-Pérez, E., and Camacho-Feliciano, D.M. (2014). Clinical and Translational Research Capacity Building Needs in Minority Medical and Health Science Hispanic Institutions. Clinical and Translational Sciences, 7(5):406-12. doi: 10.1111/cts.12165 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24841800
Neuroscience2014Martinez, K. G., Franco-Chaves, J. A., Milad, M. R., and Quirk, G. J. (2014). Ethnic differences in physiological responses to fear conditioned stimuli. PloS One, 9(12), e114977. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114977 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25501365
Neuroscience
2014Gonzalez, P., and Martinez, K. G. (2014). The role of stress and fear in the development of mental disorders. The Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 37(4), 535-546. doi:S0193-953X(14)00082-3 [pii] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25455064
(Other) Physical Therapy2014Ortiz, A., Capo-Lugo, C. E., and Venegas-Rios, H. L. (2014). Biomechanical deficiencies in women with semitendinosus-gracilis anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction during drop jumps. PM and R : The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 6(12), 1097-1106. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.07.003 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25043260
HIV2014Ramírez-Marrero, F. A., Santana-Bagur, J. L., Joyner, M. J., Rodríguez-Zayas, J., and Frontera, W. (2014). Metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiorespiratory fitness, active and sedentary behaviour in HIV+ Hispanics with and without lipodystrophy. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(4), 163-169. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25563033
(Other) Fibromyalgia2014Rios, G., Estrada, M., Mayor, A. M., and Vila, L. M. (2014). Factors associated with tender point count in puerto ricans with fibromyalgia syndrome. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 33(3), 112-116. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25244879
HIV
2014Rivera-Rivera, Y., Garcia, Y., Toro, V., Cappas, N., Lopez, P., Yamamura, and Rivera-Amill,V. (2014). Depression correlates with increased plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines and a dysregulated Oxidant/Antioxidant balance in HIV-1-infected subjects undergoing antiretroviral therapy. Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology, 5(6), 1000276. doi:1000276 [pii] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25674354
(Other) Arthritis2014Font, Y.M., Castro-Santana, L.E., Nieves-Plaza, M., Maldonado, M., Mayor, A.M., and Vilá, L.M. (2014). Factors Associated with Regional Rheumatic Pain Disorders in a Population of Puerto Ricans with Diabetes Mellitus. Clinical Rheumatology, 33(7):995-1000. doi: 10.1007/s10067-013-2474-1 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24522480
Cancer
2014Rivera-Diaz, M., Miranda-Roman, M. A., Soto, D., Quintero-Aguilo, M., Ortiz-Zuazaga, H., Marcos-Martinez, M. J., and Vivas-Mejía, P.E. (2014). MicroRNA-27a distinguishes glioblastoma multiforme from diffuse and anaplastic astrocytomas and has prognostic value. American Journal of Cancer Research, 5(1), 201-218. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25628931
Cancer
2013Cruz-Correa, M., Diaz-Algorri, Y., Mendez, V., Vazquez, P. J., Lozada, M. E., Freyre, K., Lathroum, L., Gonzalez-Pons, M., Hernandez-Marrero, J., Giardiello, F., and Rodriguez-Quilichini, S. (2013). Clinical characterization and mutation spectrum in Hispanic families with adenomatous polyposis syndromes. Familial Cancer, 12(3), 555–562. doi:10.1007/s10689-013-9617-z http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23460355
HIV
2013Mayor, A.M., Fernández, D.M., Colón, H., Thomas, J.C., Miranda, C., and Hunter-Mellado, R.F. (2013). Hepatitis-C multimedia prevention program in poor Hispanic HIV-infected injecting drug users: six months after intervention. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. (4):29-37. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24241258
HIV2013Maldonado-Martínez, G., Fernández-Santos, D.M., Ríos-Olivares, E., Mayor, A.M., and Hunter-Mellado, R.F. (2013). HIV/AIDS in the Puerto Rican elderly: immunological changes between gender and body mass index. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, (4):94-105. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24241264
Cardiovascular Disease2013Colón-Ramos, U., Pérez-Cardona, C.M., and Monge-Rojas, R. (2013). Socio-demographic, behavioral, and health correlates of nutrition transition dietary indicators in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Pan American Journal of Public Health, 34(5):330-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24553760
(Other) Lupus
2013Murthy, V., Willis, R., Romay-Penabad, Z., Ruiz-Limón, P., Martínez-Martínez, L.A., Jatwani, S., Jajoria, P., Seif, A., Alarcón, G.S., Papalardo, E., Liu, J., Vilá, L.M., McGwin, G.Jr., McNearney, T.A., Maganti, R., Sunkureddi, P., Parekh, T., Tarantino, M., Akhter, E., Fang, H., Gonzalez, E.B., Binder, W.R., Norman, G.L., Shums, Z., Teodorescu, M., Reveille, J.D., Petri, M., and Pierangeli, S.S. (2013). Value of isolated IgA anti-2 -glycoprotein I positivity in the diagnosis of the antiphospholipid syndrome. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 65(12):3186-93. doi: 10.1002/art.38131. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23983008
HIV2013Colon-Lopez, V., Soto-Salgado, M., Rodriguez-Diaz, C., Suarez, E. L., and Perez, C. M. (2013). Addressing health disparities among men: Demographic, behavioral and clinical characteristics of men who have sex with men living in Puerto Rico. Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC: SR and SP, 10(3), 193-199. doi:10.1007/s13178-013-0130-9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24288521
(Other) Osteoporosis2013González-Rodriguez, L., Felici-Giovanini, M., and Haddock L. (2013). Thyroid Dysfunction in an Adult Female Population: A Population-Based Study of Latin America Vertebral Osteoporosis Study (LAVOS) - Puerto Rico Site. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 32 (2), 57-52. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23781620
Cancer2013Méndez, K., Romaguera, J., Pérez, C.M., Soto-Salgado, M., Tortolero-Luna, G., Palefsky, J., and Ortiz, A.P. (2013). Cervical Human Papillomavirus Infection in a Sample of Hispanic Women Living in Puerto Rico: Comparison with Cervical Cytology Reports. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 32 (1), 3-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23556259
Cancer2013Ou, W., Espinosa, S., Melendez, H. J., Farre, S. M., Alvarez, J. L., Torres, V., Martínez, I., Santiago, K.M., and Ortiz-Marciales, M. (2013). Asymmetric synthesis of nonracemic primary amines via spiroborate-catalyzed reduction of pure (E)- and (Z)-O-benzyloximes: Applications toward the synthesis of calcimimetic agents. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 78(11), 5314-5327. doi:10.1021/jo400371x http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23638707
Cardiovascular Disease2013Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Suárez, E., Guzmán, M., Pérez, C. M., and Pérez, C. M. (2013). Association of Cigarette Smoking and Metabolic Syndrome in a Puerto Rican Adult Population. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 15(4), 810–816. doi:10.1007/s10903-012-9660-0 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22729380
Cardiovascular Disease2013Miranda, J.J., Herrera, V.M., Chirinos, J.A., Gómez, L.F., Perel, P., Pichardo, R., González, A., Sánchez, J.R., Ferreccio, C., Aguilera, X., Silva, E., Oróstegui, M., Medina- Lezama, J., Pérez, C.M., Suárez, E., Ortiz, A.P., Rosero, L., Schapochnik, N., Ortiz, Z., Ferrante, D., Casas, J.P., and Bautista, L.E. (2013) Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Latin America: A Comparison with the United States. The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO). PLoS ONE 8(1): e54056. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054056. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23349785
Neuroscience2013Agsalda-Garcia, M. and Shiramizu, B. and Melendez, L. and Plaud, M. and Liang, C. and Wojna, V. (2014). Different Levels of HIV DNA Copy Numbers in Cerebrospinal Fluid Cellular Subsets. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 24(4), 8-16. doi:10.1353/hpu.2014.0010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24241256
HIV
2013Bandaru, V. V., Mielke, M. M., Sacktor, N., McArthur, J. C., Grant, I., Letendre, S., Chang, L., Wojna, V., Pardo, C., Calabresi, P., Munsaka, S. and, Haughey, NJ.(2013). A lipid storage–like disorder contributes to cognitive decline in HIV-infected subjects. Neurology, 81(17), 1492–1499. doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a9565e http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24027056
HIV2013Dworkin, M. S., Peterson, C. E., Gao, W., Mayor, A., Hunter, R., Negron, E., Fleury, A., and Besch, C.L. (2013). Food safety knowledge, beliefs and behavior of persons with AIDS: A multicenter study. Food Protection Trends, 33(3), 32-41
Cancer2013Ortiz, A.P., Romaguera, J., Perez, C. M., Otero, Y., Soto-Salgado, M., Mendez, K., Valle, Y., Da Costa, M., Suarez, E., Palefsky, J., and Tortolero-Luna, G. (2013). Human papillomavirus infection in women in Puerto Rico: Agreement between physician-collected and self-collected anogenital specimens. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, doi:10.1097/LGT.0b013e318260e312 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23422638
(Other) Kidney Disease
2013Soler, Y. A., Nieves-Plaza, M., Prieto, M., Garcia-De Jesus, R., and Suarez-Rivera, M. (2013). Pediatric risk, injury, failure, loss, end-stage renal disease score identifies acute kidney injury and predicts mortality in critically ill children: A prospective study. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: A Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182745675 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23439463
Cancer
2013Cruz-Correa, M. (2013). Increasing colorectal cancer burden among young US Hispanics: Is it time to change current screening guidelines? Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 58(7), 1816-1818. doi:10.1007/s10620-013-2707-9; 10.1007/s10620-013-2707-9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23722565
(Other) Vitamin D
2013Suárez-Martínez, E.B., Pérez, C.M., Cruz, S.K., Khorsandi, S., Chardón, C., and Ferder, L. (2013). Importance of vitamin D and vitamin D levels status in Puerto Ricans. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(4):38-47. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2014.0000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24241259
Other
2013Gonzalez, L., Magno, P., Ortiz, A. P., Ortiz-Ortiz, K., Hess, K., Nogueras-Gonzalez, G. M., and Suárez, E. (2013). Esophageal cancer incidence rates by histological type and overall: Puerto Rico versus the United States surveillance, epidemiology, and end results population, 1992-2005. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(1), 5-10. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2012.09.002; 10.1016/ j.canep.2012.09.002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23063415
HIV
2013Morales, D., Hechavarria, R., Wojna, V., and Acevedo, S. F. (2013). YWHAE/14-3-3?, a Potential Novel Genetic Risk Factor and CSF biomarker for HIV Neurocognitive Impairments. Journal of Neurovirology, 19(5), 471–478. doi:10.1007/s13365-013-0200-z http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23982958
Cardiovascular Disease2013Allende-Vigo, M.Z., Pérez, C.M., Torres, C.R., Valle, Y., Rosario, R. and Suárez, E. (2013).Unequal burden of diabetes and hypertension in the adult population of the San Juan metropolitan area of Puerto Rico. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 4, 261. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.1000261
Neuroscience
2013Henricson, E.K., Abresch, R.T., Han, J.J., Escolar, D.M., Florence, J.M., Duong, T., Arrieta, A., Clemens, P.R., Hoffman, E.P., McDonald, C.M., and CINRG Investigators. (2013). The cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study: Glucocorticoid treatment preserves clinically meaningful functional milestones and reduces rate of disease progression as measured by manual muscle testing and other commonly used clinical trial outcome measures. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 55-67. doi:10.1002/mus.23808 [doi] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23649481
Neuroscience2013Henricson, E.K., Abresch, R.T., Han, J.J., Escolar, D.M., Florence, J.M., Duong, T., Arrieta, A., Clemens, P.R., Hoffman, E.P., McDonald, C.M, and CINRG Investigators. (2013). The cooperative international neuromuscular research group duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: Design of protocol and the methods used. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 32-54. doi:10.1002/mus.23807 [doi] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23677550
Cancer2013López-Charneco, M., Perez, C., Soto-Salgado, M., Rodriguez, L., Gonzalez, D., Serrano, R., Cruz-Correa, M., and Ortiz, A. (2013). Correlates of Colorectal Cancer Screening among Hispanics: Results from the 2008 Puerto Rico Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 32 (2) 68-75. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23781622
HIV2013Cantres-Rosario, Y., Plaud-Valentin, M., Gerena, Y., Skolasky, R. L., Wojna, V., and Melendez, L. M. (2013). Cathepsin B and cystatin B in HIV-seropositive women are associated with infection and HIV-1-associated neurocognitive disorders. AIDS (London, England), 27(3), 347-356.doi:10.1097/QAD.0b013e32835b3e47;10.1097/QAD.0b013 e32835b3e4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23291538
Cancer2013Ruiz-Candelaria, Y., Miranda-Díaz, C., and Hunter-Mellado, R. F. (2013). K-RAS mutation profile in Puerto Rican patients with colorectal cancer: Trends from April 2009 to January 2011. The International Journal of Biological Markers, 28(4), e393-7. doi:10.5301/JBM.5000043 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23999847
Cardiovascular Disease
2013Pérez, C. M., Sánchez, H., and Ortiz, A. P. (2013). Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their cardiometabolic comorbidities in Hispanic adults living in Puerto Rico. Journal of Community Health, 38(6), 10.1007/s10900–013–9726–5. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9726-5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23846388
(Other) Diabetes2013Nieves-Plaza, M., Castro-Santana, L. E., Font, Y. M., Mayor, A. M., and Vila, L. M. (2013). Association of hand or knee osteoarthritis with diabetes mellitus in a population of Hispanics from Puerto Rico. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology: Practical Reports on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases, 19(1), 1-6. doi:10.1097/RHU.0b013 e31827cd578;10.1097/RHU.0b013e31827cd578. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23319016
Cancer
2012Ortiz, A.P., Alejandro N., Pérez, C.M., Otero, Y., Soto-Salgado, M., Palefsky J.M., Tortolero-Luna J., and Romaguera, J. (2012). Acceptability of Cervical and Anal HPV Self- sampling in a Sample of Hispanic Women in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 31(4), 205-212.
Cancer
2012González L., Ortiz A.P., Suárez E.L., Umpierre S., Billoch J., Marcos M.J., Joy L., Charneco E., Lacourt M.Y., Bernabe-Dones R.D., and Cruz-Correa M. (2012). Case-Case Study of Factors Associated to hMLH1, hMSH2, and hMSH6 Protein Expression Among Endometrial Cancer Patients of the University District Hospital of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 22(5):826-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22635031
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Cancer2012Mulero-Portela, A. L., Colón Santaella, C. L., and Cruz Gómez, C. (2013). Development of a questionnaire to assess the determinants of exercise among breast cancer survivors in Puerto Rico. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(5), 379–392. doi:10.3109/09593985.2012.746763 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23244037
Cancer2012Acevedo A., Diaz Y., Perez C., Garau M., Baron J., and Cruz-Correa M. (2012). Diabetes Mellitus and Colorectal Neoplasia. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 3: 859-865. doi:10.4236/jct.2012.326110 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23560242
Cancer
2012Lathroum, L., Ramos-Mercado, F., Hernandez-Marrero, J., Villafana, M., and Cruz- Correa, M. (2012). Ethnic and sex disparities in colorectal neoplasia among Hispanic patients undergoing screening colonoscopy. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, 10(9), 997-1001. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22542749
Cancer2012Cabanillas, F., Nieves-Plaza, M., Quevedo, G., and Echenique, I. A. (2012). Rectal adenocarcinoma: Proposal for a model based on pretreatment prognostic factors. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 31(2), 52-58. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22783696
Cardiovascular Disease2012Pérez, C.M., Vázquez, I., Guzmán, M., Ortiz, A., Suárez, E. (2012) Are Adults Diagnosed with Diabetes achieving the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations? J P R Health Sci. 31(1):18-23. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22432404
Cardiovascular Disease2012Palacios, C., Gil, K., Pérez, C. M., and Joshipura, K. (2012). Determinants of Vitamin D Status among Overweight and Obese Puerto Rican Adults. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 60(1), 35–43. doi:10.1159/000335282 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22222318
Cardiovascular Disease
2012Ramos, A.S., Seip, R.L., Rivera-Miranda, G., Felici-Giovanini, M.E., Garcia-Berdecia, R., Alejandro-Cowan, Y., Kocherla, M., Cruz, I., Feliu, J.F., Cadilla, C.L., Renta, J.Y., Gorowski, K., Vergara, C., Ruaño, G., and Duconge, J. (2012). Development of a pharmacogenetic-guided warfarin dosing algorithm for Puertorrican patients. Pharmacogenomics, 13(16), 1937-1950. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23215886
Cancer
2012Suárez E, González L, Soto-Salgado M, and Bayona M. (2012) Report of the 2011 University of Puerto Rico-MD Anderson Cancer Center conference entitled "Population-Based Studies in Hispanics: Methodological Issues in Cancer Research". P R Health Sci J. 31(1):39-41. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22432409
Cardiovascular Disease2012Pérez, C.M., Ortiz, A.P., Guzmán, M., and Suárez, E. (2012). Distribution and Correlates of the Metabolic Syndrome in Adults Living in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 3(3), 114-122. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23038883
HIV
2012Ramos, E., Guttierrez-Teissoonniere, S., Conde, J. G., Baez-Cordova, J. A., Guzman- Villar, B., Lopategui-Corsino, E., and Frontera W.R. (2012). Anaerobic power and muscle strength in human immunodeficiency virus-positive preadolescents. PM and R: The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 4(3), 171-175. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.009;10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.00 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22364955
HIV
2012Ortiz, A.P., Colón-López, V., Girona-Lozada, G., Botello-Harbaum, M.T., Sheon, N., Guiot, HM., Román-Torres, L., Díaz-Santana, M.V., Miranda-De, L.S., and Palefsky, J.M. (2012). Report of the 2012 Capacity Building for HIV-HPV Clinical Trials Recruitment among Minority Underserved Populations of Hispanic Origin in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 3(3), 185-187. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23038895
HIV
2012Gerena, Y., Skolasky, R.L., Vélez, J.M., Toro-Nieves, D., Mayo, R., Nath, A., and Wojna, V. (2012). Soluble and Cell-Associated Insulin Receptor Dysfunction Correlates with Severity of HAND in HIV-Infected Women. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37358. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22629383
Neuroscience2012Rodriguez-Zayas, A., Torrado, A., Rosas, O., Santiago, J., Figueroa, J., and Miranda, J. (2012). Blockade of P2 Nucleotide Receptors After Spinal Cord Injury Reduced the Gliotic Response and Spared Tissue. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 46(1), 167-76. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21647706
Neuroscience2012Martínez, K.G., Castro-Couch, M., Franco-Chaves, J.A., Ojeda-Arce, B., Segura, G., Milad, M.R., and Quirk, G.J. (2012). Correlations between psychological tests and physiological responses during fear conditioning and renewal. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2(1):16. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22985550
Neuroscience2012Santiago, J.M., Torrado, A.I., Arocho, L.C., Rosas, O.R., Rodríguez, A.E., Toro, F.K., Salgado, I.K., Torres, Y.A., Silva, W.I., and Miranda, J.D. (2013).Expression profile of flotillin-2 and its pathophysiological role after spinal cord injury. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience: MN, 49(2), 347-359. doi:10.1007/s12031-012-9873-7;10.1007/s12031-012- 9873-7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22878913
Neuroscience2012Sotres-Bayon, F., Sierra-Mercado, D., Pardilla-Delgado, E., and Quirk, G. J. (2012). Gating of fear in prelimbic cortex by hippocampal and amygdala inputs. Neuron, 76(4), 804–812. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2012.09.028 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23177964
Neuroscience2012Morales, D., Acevedo, S.F., Skolasky, R.L., Hechavarria, R., Santiago, S., De La Torre, T., Maldonado, E., and Wojna, V. (2012). Translational spatial task and its relationship to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and apolipoprotein E in HIV-seropositive women. Journal Neurovirol, 18(6):488-502. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22972599
(Other) Aging
2012Castro, M. del R., Suarez, E., Kraiselburd, E., Isidro, A., Paz, J., Ferder, L., and Ayala-Torres, S. (2012). Aging increases mitochondrial DNA damage and oxidative stress in liver of rhesus monkeys. Experimental Gerontology, 47(1), 29–37. doi:10.1016/j.exger.2011.10.002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22027539
(Other) Appendicits
2012Ramos, C., and Nieves-Plaza M. (2012).The Association of Body Mass Index and Perforation of the Appendix in Puerto Rican Children. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 23(1), 376-85. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22643485
(Other) Arthritis
2013Santiago-Casas, Y., Gonzalez-Rivera, T., Castro-Santana, L., Rios, G., Martinez, D., Rodriguez, V., González-Alcover R., Mayor A.M., and Vilá, L. (2013). Impact of managed care health insurance system for indigent patients with rheumatoid arthritis in puerto rico. Clinical Rheumatology, 32(6), 763-769. doi:10.1007/s10067-013-2167-9 [doi] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23314687
(Other) Core
2012Estela, E., Soto de Lourdes, L.E., Acosta-Pérez, E., and Berrios, R. (2012). Report of the 3rd Summit of Translational Research in Health Disparities and the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference in Clinical Research. P R Health Sci J. 31(2):78-80. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22783703
(Other) Lupus
2012Santiago-Casas, Y., Vilá, L. M., McGwin, G., Cantor, R. S., Petri, M., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Reveille, J. D., and Alarcón, G.S., Pierangeli, S.S. (2012). Association of discoid lupus erythematosus with clinical manifestations and damage accrual in a multiethnic lupus cohort. Arthritis Care and Research, 64(5), 704-12. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22190480
(Other) Lupus
2012Willis, R., Seif, A. M., McGwin, G.,Jr, Martinez-Martinez, L. A., Gonzalez, E. B., Dang, N., Papalardo, E., Liu, J., Vila, L.M., Reveille, J.D., Alarcon, G.S. and Pierangeli, S.S.(2012). Effect of hydroxychloroquine treatment on pro-inflammatory cytokines and disease activity in SLE patients: Data from LUMINA (LXXV), a multiethnic US cohort. Lupus, 21(8), 830-835. doi:10.1177/0961203312437270; 10.1177/0961203312437270. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22343096
(Other) Occupational Participation2012Orellano, E. M., Ito, M., Dorne, R., Irizarry, D., and Dávila, R. (2012). Occupational participation of older adults: Reliability and validity of the activity card Sort—Puerto rican version. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 32(1), 266-272. doi:10.3928/15394492-20110708-01
(Other) Respiratory
2012Quevedo, J., Marsh, W., Yulfo, J., Álvarez O., Felici M., and Rojas, M.E. (2012). Prescribing Patterns and Safety of Mezclitas for Respiratory Illnesses. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 31(3), 138-144. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23038886
Cardiovascular Disease2011Palacios C, Pérez CM, Guzmán M, Ortiz AP, Ayala A, Suárez E. (2011). Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico. Public Health Nutr. 14(10):1714-23. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21729484
Diabetes
2011Joshipura, K.J., Andriankaja, M.O., Hu, F.B. and Ritchie, C.S. (2011). Relative utility of 1-h oral glucose tolerance test as a measure of abnormal glucose homeostasis. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 93(2), 268-275. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2011.05.035; 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.05.035 (OLD Acknowledgement) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21775009
HIV
2011Colón-López, V., Rodríguez-Díaz, C.E., Ortiz, A.P., Soto-Salgado, M., Suárez, E., and Pérez, C.M. (2011). HIV-related risk behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico: An overview of substance use and sexual practices. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(2), 65-68. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21682148
Neuroscience
2011Vera M, Reyes-Rabanillo M , Juarbe D, Perez-Pedrogo C , Olmo A , Kichic A and Chaplin W. (2011) Prolonged exposure for the treatment of Spanish-speaking Puerto Ricans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a feasibility study. BMC Research Notes. 4,415. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22005187
Neuroscience
2011Brown A, Shiramizu B, Nath A, and Wojna V. (2011) Translational research in NeuroAIDS: a neuroimmune pharmacology-related course. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 6(1):80-8. (OLD Acknowledgement) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20496178
(Other) Allegies
2011Rivera-Mariani, F., Nazario-Jiménez, S., López-Malpica, F., and Bolaños-Rosero B. (2011). Skin test reactivity of allergic subjects to basidiomycetes crude extracts in a tropical environment. Medical Mycology. 49(8):887-91. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21506892
(Other) Asthma
2011Rivera-Mariani, F.E., Nazario-Jiménez, S., López-Malpica, F., and Bolaños-Rosero, B. (2011). Sensitization to airborne ascospores, basidiospores, and fungal fragments in allergic rhinitis and asthmatic subjects in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 155(4):322-34. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21346362
(Other) Core
2011Estape, E., Soto de Laurido, L, Shaheen, M, Quarshie, A, Frontera, W, Mays, M, Harrigan, R, White, R. A (2011). A multi-institutional, multidisciplinary model for developing and teaching translational research in health disparities. Clinical and Translational Science, 4(6), 434-438. doi:10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00346.x; 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00346.x http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22212225
(Other) Core 2011
Estapé, E., Segarra, B., Báez, A., Huertas, A., Díaz, C., and Frontera W.R. (2011). Shaping a new generation of hispanic clinical and translational researchers addressing minority health and health disparities. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(4), 167-175. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22263296
(Other) Dermal Dysplasia
2011Franco, H.L., Casasnovas, J.J., Leon, R.G., Friesel, R., Ge, Y., Desnick, R.J., and Cadilla, C.L. (2011). Nonsense mutations of the bHLH transcription factor TWIST2 found in setleis syndrome patients cause dysregulation of periostin. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 43(10), 1523-1531. doi:10.1016/j.biocel.2011.07.003; 10.1016/j.biocel.2011.07.003 (OLD Acknowledgement) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21801849
(Other) Glaucoma
2011Fernández-Bahamonde, J.L., Román-Rodríguez, C., Fernández-Ruiz, M.C.(2011) Central corneal thickness as a predictor of visual field loss in primary open angle glaucoma for a Hispanic population. Semin Ophtalmol 26(1):28-32. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21275602
(Other) Hepatitis
2011Soto-Salgado, M., Suárez, E., Ortiz, A.P., Adrovet, S., Marrero, E., Meléndez, M., Colón, H.M., Albizu, C., Del C Santos, M., Torres, E., Pérez, CM. (2011). Knowledge of viral hepatitis among Puerto Rican adults: implications for prevention. Journal Community Health. 36(4):565-73. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21125319
(Other) Lupus
2011Nieves-Plaza, M., Ortiz, A.P., Colon, M., Molina, M.J., Castro-Santana, L.E., Rodriguez, V.E., Mayor, A.M., and Vila, L.M. (2011). Outcome and predictors of kidney disease progression in Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus initially presenting with mild renal involvement. J Clin Rheumatol, 17; (4), 179-84. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21617555
(Other) Nutrition
2011Palacios, C., Bertran, J. J., Rios, R. E., and Soltero, S. (2011). No effects of low and high consumption of dairy products and calcium supplements on body composition and serum lipids in Puerto Rican obese adults. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.), 27(5), 520-525. doi:10.1016/j.nut.2010.02.011; 10.1016/j.nut.2010.02.011 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20579848
(Other) Oral Health
2011Morou-Bermudez, E., Elias-Boneta, A., Billings, R.J., Burne, R.A., Carcia-Rivas, V., Brignoni-Nazario, V., and Suarez-Perez, E. (2011). Urease activity as a risk factor for caries development in children during a three-year study period: A survival analysis approach. Archives of Oral Biology. 56(12):1560-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21784411
(Other) Oral Health
2011López del Valle, L., and Ocasio López, C. (2011). Comparing the oral health status of diabetic and non-diabetic children from puerto rico: A case-control pilot study. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 30(3), 123-127. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21932712
(Other) Oral Health
2011Morou-Bermudez, E., Elias-Boneta, A., Billings, R.J, Burne, R.A, Carcia-Rivas, V., Brignoni-Nazario, V., Suarez-Perez, E. (2011). Urease activity in dental plaque and saliva of children during a three-year study period and its relationship with other caries risk factors. Archives of Oral Biology, 56(11), 1282-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21616477
(Other) Physical Therapy2011Ortiz, A., Olson, S., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Rosario, M., Venegas, H.L. (2011). Landing Mechanics During Side Hopping and Crossover Hopping Maneuvers in Noninjured Women and Women with Arterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. PMand R 3(1):13-20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21257128
(Other) Sexual Behaviours2011Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Del Carmen Santos-Ortiz M, Tortolero-Luna G, Pérez CM. (2011) Sexual Behaviors among Adults in Puerto Rico: A Population-Based Study. J Sex Med. 8(9):2439-2449. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21676177
Cancer2010Negrón, R., Vásquez, A., Nieves, M., Guerrios, L., Irizarry-Ramírez, M. (2010). Body mass index affects the diagnosis and progression of prostate cancer in Hispanics. Ethn Dis 20 (1 Suppl 1):S1-168-72. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20521409
Cardiovascular Disease2010García-Fragoso, L., García-García, I., Leavitt, G., Renta, J., Ayala, M.A., Cadilla, C.L. (2010) MTHFR polymorphisms in Puerto Rican children with isolated congenital heart disease and their mothers. Int J Genet Mol Biol 2(3):43-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20657745
(Other) Hepatitis2010Pérez, C.M., Marrero, E., Mélendez, M., Adrovet, S., Colón, H., Ortiz, A.P., Soto-Salgado, M., Albizu, C., Torres, E.A., Suárez, E. (2010). Seroepidemiology of viral hepatitis, HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in the household population aged 21-64 years in Puerto Rico.BMC Infectious Diseases, 10, 76. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-76 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20331884
(Other) Hepatitis
2010Colón, H.M., Pérez, C.M., Meléndez, M., Marrero, E., Ortiz, A.P., Suárez, E. (2010) The Validity of Drug Use Responses in a Household Survey in Puerto Rico: Comparison of Survey Responses with Urinalysis. Addict Behav 35(7):667-72. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20223601
(Other) Lupus
2010Burgos, P.I., McGwin, G. Jr., Reveille, J.D., Vilá, L.M., Alarcón, G.S. (2010). Factors predictive of thrombotic events in LUMINA, a multi-ethnic cohort of SLE patients (LXXII). Rheumatology (Oxford). 49(9):1720-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20498010
(Other) Oral Health
2010Toro, E., Nascimiento, M.M., Suárez-Pérez, E., Burne, R.A., Elias-Boneta, A., Morou-Bermudez, E. (2010). The effect of sucrose on plaque and saliva urease levels in vivo. Arch Oral Biol 55(3):249-54. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20096398
(Other) Post-traumatic stress
2010Vera, M., Perez-Pedrogo, C., Huertas, S.E., Reyes-Rabanillo, M.L., Juarbe, D., Huertas, A., Reyes-Rodríguez, M.L., Chaplin, W. (2010) Collaborative Care for Depressed Patients with Chronic Medical Conditions: A Randomized Trial in Puerto Rico. Psychiatr Serv 61(2):144-50. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=20123819

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