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The Role of Microsatellite Variation in Cancer: New Technological Approaches for Biomarker Discovery from Within Our Genomic Repetitive DNA And extensions to Autism
Skip Garner, director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, describes the role of microsatellites as potential biomarkers for cancer and suggests that the research approach could be extended to find biomarkers for autism risk.
Menopausal Status, Climacteric Symptoms, and Family Related Variables in Korean Female Baby Boomers
(Virginia Tech, 2012)
In 2010, baby boomers (born between 1955 and 1963 in Korea) were 721 million and composed 14.6% of the total population in Korea. For the majority of women, the process of menopause occurs between ages 45 and 54. This means ...
A Conversation with S. N. Postlethwait
(Virginia Tech. Learning Resources Center, 1978-08-08)
Searching for quantitative biomarkers of ASD using computational approaches and rapid assessment fMRI
Kenneth Kishida, a research scientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, proposes the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging assays for classifying neural subtypes of children with autism spectrum disorders.
IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 3
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
Session 3 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Loom of Early Modernism in “Nowe Tychy” (Alexander Bala); Edith Ouzts Humphreys’ influence on American college union architecture (Claire ...
Patient Views of Mild Cognitive Impairment
(Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, 2007-11)
In Sickness and In Health: Daily Stressors and Implications of Mild Cognitive Impairment for Care Partners
(Center for Gerontology and Dept. of Human Development Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009-11)
Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research - Susan White perspective
Highlights of the autism research of Susan White, Psychology professor and the co-director of the VT Autism clinic, are explained. Topics include anxiety, treatment development, ASD in adults, and biomarker pursuit. Fit ...
Taking Care of a Parent with Mild Cognitive Impairment: An Exploration of Coping Mechanisms
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Caregiving is a dynamic process of transitions and changes that evolves over time. Guided by Montgomery and Kosloski's Caregiver Identity Theory (2000), we explored the coping mechanisms employed by adult children providing ...
Spending Behaviors of Older Women Living in an Assisted Living Facility
(Virginia Tech, 2002-03-02)
A major demographic trend in the United States is the increasing older adult population. According to the US Census, the number of persons, ages sixty-five and older has increased approximately 4 million in 2000 and will ...