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FASEB Shows Where NIH Funding Goes

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) recently updated their NIH State Information Factsheets which provide information on NIH funding in each state. The factsheets are presented as easy to read and print PDFs with a summary of funding information and how this funding benefits the economy of the state.

According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH) website, NIH-funded medical research has significant positive impacted the health of Americans today through its funding of initiatives like Integra LifeSciences’ Matrix Wound Dressing, an artificial skin for burn victims.

More than 80 percent of the NIH’s budget goes to over 300,000 research personnel at more than 2,500 universities and research institutions throughout the United States. In addition, about 6,000 scientists work in NIH’s own Intramural Research laboratories.

NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and apply that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

NIH Launches 3D Print Exchange

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently launched the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a public website that enables users to share, download, and edit 3D print files related to health and science. These files can be used, for example, to print custom laboratory equipment and models of bacteria and human anatomy. The NIH 3D Print Exchange also provides video tutorials and additional resources with instruction on 3D modeling software to enable users to customize and create 3D prints.

Creating a model for print can take hours, even for an experienced user. 3D Print Exchange has created novel, web-based tools that allow users to generate high-quality and scientifically-relevant 3D-printable models in only minutes, simply by uploading a file or typing in a database accession code. Users can submit models to the 3D Print Exchange database and openly share tips and software tricks in the discussion forum.

Alert! New Faculty Publications on Display!

Our Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of June and July.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:Faculty publications June 2014

1. Aiyar A, Quayle AJ, Buckner LR, Sherchand SP, Chang TL, Zea AH, Martin DH, Belland RJ. Influence of the tryptophan-indole-IFNgamma axis on human genital chlamydia trachomatis infection: Role of vaginal co-infections. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014;472.
2. Dimitriades VR, Brown AG, Gedalia A. Kawasaki disease: Pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014;16(6):423-014-0423-x.
3. Domingues MJ, Rambow F, Job B, Papon L, Liu W, Larue L, Bonaventure J. Beta-catenin inhibitor ICAT modulates the invasive motility of melanoma cells. Cancer Res. 2014;74(7):1983-1995.
4. Kaye AD, Okanlawon OJ, Urman RD. Clinical performance feedback and quality improvement opportunities for perioperative physicians. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2014;5115-123.
5. Liu L, Richard J, Kim S, Wojcik EJ. Small molecule screen for candidate antimalarials targeting plasmodium kinesin-5. J Biol Chem. 2014;289(23):16601-16614.
6. Raber PL, Thevenot P, Sierra R, Wyczechowska D, Halle D, Ramirez ME, Ochoa AC, Fletcher M, Velasco C, Wilk A, Reiss K, Rodriguez PC. Subpopulations of myeloid-derived suppressor cells impair T cell responses through independent nitric oxide-related pathways. Int J Cancer. 2014;134(12):2853-2864.
7. Siddoway B, Hou H, Yang H, Petralia R, Xia H. Synaptic activity bidirectionally regulates a novel sequence-specific S-Q phosphoproteome in neurons. J Neurochem. 2014;128(6):841-851.
8. Thounaojam US, Cui J, Norman SE, Butera RJ, Canavier CC. Slow noise in the period of a biological oscillator underlies gradual trends and abrupt transitions in phasic relationships in hybrid neural networks. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014;10(5):e1003622.

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.
The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.
To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

Summer Reading List: Faculty Publications

Faculty publications June 2014The Library’s Faculty Publications display has been updated with eight new articles for the months of June and July. The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles in each month. The display is located near the Library’s internal elevator, which is on the first floor of the library.
These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of indexes, such as PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL.
You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.
To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

1. Armstrong ML, Duncan CL, Stokes JO, Pereira D. Association of caregiver health beliefs and parenting stress with medication adherence in preschoolers with asthma. J Asthma. 2014;51(4):366-372.

2. Chan TF, Lin WT, Huang HL, Lee CY, Wu PW, Chiu YW, Huang CC, Tsai S, Lin CL, Lee CH. Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with components of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents. Nutrients. 2014;6(5):2088-2103.

3. Espinoza LR, Helliwell P. Psoriatic arthritis: Mary Stults Sherman, a forgotten figure in its history. Clin Rheumatol. 2014.

4. Khan N, Abbas AM, Almukhtar RM, Cole EB, Khan AN. Adherence and efficacy of screening for low bone mineral density among ulcerative colitis patients treated with corticosteroids. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(4):572-578.

5. Lewis DL, Butts CJ, Moreno-Walton L. Facing the danger zone: The use of ultrasound to distinguish cellulitis from abscess in facial infections. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2014

6. Paul D, Soignier RD, Minor L, Tau H, Songu-Mize E, Gould HJ,3rd. Regulation and pharmacological blockade of sodium-potassium ATPase: A novel pathway to neuropathy. J Neurol Sci. 2014;340(1-2):139-143.

7. Reed JR, Cawley GF, Ardoin TG, Dellinger B, Lomnicki SM, Hasan F, Kiruri LW, Backes WL. Environmentally persistent free radicals inhibit cytochrome P450 activity in rat liver microsomes. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2014;277(2):200-209.

8. Yano J, Palmer GE, Eberle KE, Peters BM, Vogl T, McKenzie AN, Fidel PL,Jr. Vaginal epithelial cell-derived S100 alarmins induced by candida albicans via pattern recognition receptor interactions are sufficient but not necessary for the acute neutrophil response during experimental vaginal candidiasis. Infect Immun. 2014;82(2):783-792.

 

Uncovering more truths about Richard III

"Richard III, uncle of Elizabeth of York, great uncle of Henry VIII by Lisby in House of York, List of English monarchs, Richard III of England on Fotopedia - Images for Humanity " by lisby1 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

“Richard III, uncle of Elizabeth of York, great uncle of Henry VIII by Lisby in House of York, List of English monarchs, Richard III of England on Fotopedia – Images for Humanity ” by lisby1 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Richard III reigned as King of England from 1483 until he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, thus closing the final chapter of the decades-long Wars of the Roses and ushering in the age of the Tudors. He is one of more infamous monarchs in British history, with opinions ranging from him as the hunchback usurper who had his nephews murdered as popularized by Shakespeare, to that of a trustworthy person who was simply caught up in the battle for control of the English crown.* Aside from his interest to scholars and drama enthusiasts, we are finding more and more about Richard III the man and his medical conditions as a result of the discovery and continuing analysis of his remains.

As a defeated monarch, Richard III was not treated to a royal burial after his death. Rumors persisted throughout the centuries as to the fate of his body, and, incredibly, remains discovered during an archaeological dig under a car park in the city of Leicester and subsequent DNA analysis confirmed that Richard III had been found.

One of the most recent discoveries in the ongoing analysis of the remains affects the portrayal of his being a hunchback as described in Shakespeare’s Richard III. An article published in the May 31, 2014, issue of Lancet by Appleby, et al, reports that Richard suffered from adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, but not to such an extent to cause him to appear as the physically deformed monster of the play. According to the analysis, his mobility would not have been affected by the condition, and a clever tailor could even have compensated for any noticeable traces of it in his appearance.

For more information about Richard III, discovery of his remains, and the continuing analysis, please see:

*Full disclosure: the author of this post studied the pardons granted during the reign of Richard III and tends to take a sympathetic view of his legacy.

 

 

Gaming & Improving Hypertension Outcomes

Circulation: cardiovascular quality and outcomes has a pre-print article that’s making the news. A Harvard developed an email based game that quizzes participants on the best ways to treat hypertension. The game is offered via QStream, a Harvard based tech company which offers educational programs.

While the LSUHSC Libraries do purchase a subscription to the listed journal, this particular article is available for free to the general public.

Nursing Postcards

The National Library of Medicine houses the Michael Zwerdling Nursing Postcard Collection of nearly 2500 postcards, “published in the United States and internationally, depicting the nursing profession, the social history of nursing, the perception of nursing in various cultures, the role of military nurses, and other related themes.” The cards date from between 1893 and 2002. Approximately 600 of the postcards have been digitized by the Images from the History of Medicine section of the History of Medicine Division of NLM.

 

National Organizations of Nurses of the United States. New Orleans 1916 (http://ihm.nlm.nih.gov/luna/servlet/view/search?q=D05931)

National Organizations of Nurses of the United States. New Orleans 1916 (http://ihm.nlm.nih.gov/luna/servlet/view/search?q=D05931)

 

Faculty Publications May Display

The Library’s Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of May and June. The new article array covers topics from alcohol intoxication’s impact on spinal injuries, to the linkage between schizophrenia and chronic LSD usage, to nursing in catastrophe.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Crutcher CL, Ugiliweneza B, Hodes JE, Kong M, Boakye M. Alcohol intoxication and its effects on traumatic spinal cord injury outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2014.
  2. Hong S, Alapure BV, Lu Y, Tian H, Wang Q. 12/15-lipoxygenase deficiency reduces densities of mesenchymal stem cells in the dermis of wounded and unwounded skin. Br J Dermatol. 2014.
  3. Leblanc KG, Jr, Monheit GD. Understanding and use of the American Joint Committee on Cancer seventh edition guidelines for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A survey of dermatologic surgeons. Dermatol Surg. 2014.
  4. Martin DA, Marona-Lewicka D, Nichols DE, Nichols CD. Chronic LSD alters gene expression profiles in the mPFC relevant to schizophrenia. Neuropharmacology. 2014.
  5. Molina PE, Amedee AM, Lecapitaine NJ, Zabaleta J, Mohan M, Winsauer P, Vande Stouwe C, McGoey R, Auten MW, Lamotte L, Chandra LC, Birke L. Modulation of gut-specific mechanisms by chronic Delta9-THC administration in male rhesus macaques infected with simian immunodeficiency virus: A systems biology analysis. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014.
  6. Park EP, Boulmay BC. Images in clinical medicine. herpes labialis and facial-nerve paralysis. N Engl J Med. 2014 ;370(11):1048.
  7. Polhemus DJ, Lefer DJ. Emergence of hydrogen sulfide as an endogenous gaseous signaling molecule in cardiovascular disease. Circ Res. 2014; 114(4):730-737.
  8. Sterling YM. Nursing ‘caring’ during catastrophic events: Theoretical, research, and clinical insights. Int J Human Caring. 2014; 18(1):60-65.

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.

The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.

To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

Alert! New Faculty Publications on Display!

FacPubPicOur Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of April and May. The new article array includes several LSUHSC departments such as Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, and Anesthesiology, and covers topics from sun protection to childhood obesity and parathyriodectomy.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Diaz JH. Updates for responsible sun exposure behavior and photoprotection in the south. J La State Med Soc. 2013; 165(5):277-282.
  2. Doucet BM. Quantifying function: Status critical. Am J Occup Ther. 2014; 68(2):123-126.
  3. Garvey CE, McGowin CL, Foster TP. Development and evaluation of SYBR green-I based quantitative PCR assays for herpes simplex virus type whole transcriptome analysis. J Virol Methods. 2014.
  4. Kaliebe K. Rules of thumb: Three simple ideas for overcoming the complex problem of childhood obesity. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014; 53(4):385-387.e1.
  5. Kanotra SP, Kuriloff DB, Vyas PK. A simplified approach to minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Laryngoscope. 2014.
  6. Kaye AD. Critical care medicine and the emerging challenges of dietary supplements, including herbal products*. Crit Care Med. 2014; 42(4):1014-1016.
  7. Kerut KD, Kerut EK. Echo diagnosis of rheumatic tricuspid valve disease. Echocardiography. 2014. *Echo clips available here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/echo.12532/suppinfo.*
  8. Musa F, Martinez JA, Hebert C, Safley M, Smith D, Lopez F. Clinical case of the month: Altered mental status and headache in a young man. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2014; (Jan/Feb).

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.

The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.

To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

E-Cigarettes – Poisoning Children?

As someone who took a puff on her Dad’s pipe as a kid (to my everlasting regret), this study shouldn’t be a surprise…

The CDC is reporting a huge increase in the number of phone calls to poison control centers involving e-cigarettes and children under the age of 5. Liquid nicotine to the eye doesn’t sound good.

CDC Infographic

CDC Infographic

New Faculty Publications! Congratulations to all our fantastic LSUHSC-NO authors!

The Library’s Faculty Publications display has been updated with eight new articles for the months of March and April.  The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles in each month.  The display is located near the Library’s internal elevator, which is on the first floor of the library.

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff.  The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998.  It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of indexes, such as PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL.

You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.

To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Gee RE, Wood SF, Schubert KG. Women’s health, pregnancy, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123(1):161-165.
  2. Hernandez BY, Goodman MT, Unger ER, Steinau M, Powers A, Lynch CF, Cozen W, Saber MS, Peters ES, Wilkinson EJ, Copeland G, Hopenhayn C, Huang Y, Watson M, Altekruse SF, Lyu C, Saraiya M, HPV Typing of Cancer Workgroup. Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in invasive penile cancers from a registry-based United States population. Front Oncol. 2014; 4 (9).
  3. Moody-Thomas S, Sparks M, Hamasaka L, Ross-Viles S, Bullock A. The head start tobacco cessation initiative: Using systems change to support staff identification and intervention for tobacco use in low-income families. J Community Health. 2014;.
  4. Moreau NG, Holthaus K, Marlow N. Differential adaptations of muscle architecture to high-velocity versus traditional strength training in cerebral palsy. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2013;27(4):325-334.
  5. Peña S, Brickman T, StHilaire H, Jeyakumar A. Aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck in the pediatric population. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014;78(1):1-4.
  6. Rehman T, deBoisblanc BP. Persistent fever in the ICU. Chest. 2014;145(1):158-165.
  7. Roltsch EA, Baynes BB, Mayeux JP, Whitaker AM, Baiamonte BA, Gilpin NW. Predator odor stress alters corticotropin-releasing factor-1 receptor (CRF1R)-dependent behaviors in rats. Neuropharmacology. 2014;7983-89.
  8. Saketkoo LA, Magnus JH, Doyle MK. The primary care physician in the early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis: The cornerstone of recognition and hope. Am J Med Sci. 2014;347(1):54-63.

Warm Up with Winter Research

faculty-researchEight recent articles by LSUHSC-NO researchers are now on display in the Library for January and February, and can be viewed in the Reference area (near the Library elevator), on the third floor of the Resource Center Building. These items are also part of the LibraryÔÇÖs Faculty Publications Database.

The Faculty Publications Database includes publications authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, 1998 ÔÇô present. Access to this database is available to the public.

The database is linked from the Library web page here. This page includes a handy link to a PDF of the monthly bibliography of display articles. To add your faculty publications, or for questions about this database, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Johnson EF, Connick JP, Reed JR, Backes WL, Desai MC, Xu L, Estrada DF, Laurence JS, Scott EE. ÔÇ£Correlating structure and function of drug-metabolizing enzymes: Progress and ongoing challenges.ÔÇØ Drug Metabolism & Disposition. 2014; 42(1):9-22.
  2. McCarthy H. ÔÇ£Cultivating our roots and extending our branches: Appreciating and marketing rehabilitation theory and research.ÔÇØ Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 2014; 57(2):67-79.
  3. Paige JT, Garbee DD, Kozmenko V, Yu Q, Kozmenko L, Yang T, Bonanno L, Swartz W. ÔÇ£Getting a head start: High-fidelity, simulation-based operating room team training of interprofessional students.ÔÇØ Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014; 218(1):140-149.
  4. Molina PE. ÔÇ£Alcohol binging exacerbates adipose tissue inflammation following burn injury.ÔÇØ Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 2013; 1-3 (epub ahead of print).
  5. Nsuami MJ, Nsa M, Brennan C, Cammarata CL, Martin DH, Taylor SN. ÔÇ£Chlamydia positivity in New Orleans public high schools, 1996-2005: Implications for clinical and public health practices.ÔÇØ Academic Pediatrics. 2013; 13(4):308-315.
  6. Perricone AJ, Bivona BJ, Jackson FR, Vander Heide RS. ÔÇ£Conditional knockout of myocyte focal adhesion kinase abrogates ischemic preconditioning in adult murine hearts.ÔÇØ Journal of the American Heart Association. 2013; 2(5):e000457.
  7. Stuke LE, Duchesne JC, Hunt JP, Marr AB, Meade PC, McSwain NE. ÔÇ£Mechanism of injury is not a predictor of trauma center admission.ÔÇØ American Surgeon. 2013; 79(11):1149-1153.
  8. Wall LA, Sorensen RU. ÔÇ£Atopic dermatitis: Looking beyond the skin.ÔÇØ Journal of Pediatrics. 2013; 163(6):1547-1548.

Spring 2014 Library Bulletin Published

Want to know what’s new at the Libraries??áThis season’s edition of the Library Newsletter?áincludes special announcements, upcoming introductory classes on Library resources and the RefWorks citation manager, staff news, and articles on Dental Library shelf repairs, the new Libraries webpage, and updates on our available resources.

Our past issues are also available for viewing through our archives, which include Library newsletters from 1998 to the present.

New Carville Leprosarium Video

The AOL education series, What Remains has released a new video (less than 5 minutes) on the National Hansen’s Disease Center Museum in Carville, Louisiana. The video was filmed in December 2013.

The Libraries partnered with the Hansens’ Disease Museum in 2011 to digitize the patient newsletter, the Star to make it more widely available to researchers.

New eBooks Power Up the Spring Semester

100_2466smThe Library is currently showcasing twenty new eBook titles that are available through nine of our subscription collections.

Library users also have the option of linking directly to the individual items at the New Books display shelves when visiting the Library, by scanning QR codes with their mobile device (code reader app required). The shelves are located in the Reference area (near the Library elevator), on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

These titles include:

Books@OVID (LWW):
1. Barash, Paul G. Clinical Anesthesia (also: Ische Reserve, WO 200 B23c 2013).

EBSCOhost:
2. DiClemente, Ralph J. Health Behavior Theory for Public Health.
3. Moore, Keith L. The Developing Human: clinically oriented embryology (also: Ische Reserve, QS 604 M78d 2013).

McGraw-Hill AccessMedicine:
4. Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2013.
5. DeCherney, Alan H. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: obstetrics & gynecology.
6. Mattox, Kenneth L. Trauma [AccessSurgery] (also: Ische Stacks, WO 700 M436 2013).

Mosby’s NursingConsult:
7. Burns, Catherine E. Pediatric Primary Care (also: Ische Reserve, WS 100 B93p 2013).
8. Gahart, Betty L. Intravenous Medications: a handbook for nurses & allied health professionals.

PsychiatryOnline:
9. Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 (also: Ische Reserve, WM 15 Am3 2013).

Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:
10. Allen, Hugh D. Moss & Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, & Adolescents (also: Ische Stacks, WS 290 M85h 2013?á v1-2).
11. Klatt, Edward C. Robbins & Cotran Atlas of Pathology.
12. Kummer, Ann W. Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies: effects on speech & resonance (also: Ische Reserve, WV 440 K96 2014).
13. Lo, Bernard. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: a guide for clinicians (also: Ische Reserve, WB 60 L78r 2013).
14. Mitchell, Richard N. Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease.
15. Physician Assistant: a guide to clinical practice (also: Ische Reserve, W 21.5 B21 2013).

ScienceDirect:
16. McGee, Steven R. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis.digital-book

Stat!Ref:
17. Adams, Michael. Pharmacology for Nurses: a pathophysiologic approach.
18. Domino, Frank. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014.
19. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.

Thieme Electronic Book Library:
20. Koolman, Jan. Color Atlas of Biochemistry.