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    • Regulation of neonatal IgA production by the maternal microbiota 

      Mu, Qinghui; Swartwout, Brianna K.; Edwards, Michael; Zhu, Jing; Lee, Grace; Eden, Kristin; Cabana-Puig, Xavier; McDaniel, Dylan K.; Mao, Jiangdi; Abdelhamid, Leila; Brock, Rebecca M.; Allen, Irving Coy; Reilly, Christopher M.; Luo, Xin M. (National Academy of Sciences, 2021-02-22)
      Infants are prone to enteric infections due to an underdeveloped immune system. The maternal microbiota, through shaping the neonatal microbiota, helps establish a strong immune system in infants. We and others have observed ...
    • Tracheostomy and Gastrostomy in Geriatric Trauma Associated With High Postdischarge Mortality 

      Boone, Sherry M.; Collier, Bryan R.; Faulks, Emily R.; Locklear, Tonja M.; Bower, Katie L.; Lollar, Daniel I.; Dhiman, Nitasha; Nussbaum, Michael S.; Hamill, Mark E. (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2020)
      The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term mortality of adult and geriatric trauma patients who undergo tracheostomy and/or gastrostomy tube placement after severe trauma. Our hypothesis is that geriatric trauma ...
    • Quantitative Proteomics Reveals the Beneficial Effects of Low Glucose on Neuronal Cell Survival in an in vitro Ischemic Penumbral Model 

      Li, Hua; Kittur, Farooqahmed S.; Hung, Chiu-Yueh; Li, P. Andy; Ge, Xinghong; Sane, David C.; Xie, Jiahua (2020-09-01)
      Understanding proteomic changes in the ischemic penumbra are crucial to rescue those salvageable cells and reduce the damage of an ischemic stroke. Since the penumbra region is dynamic with heterogeneous cells/tissues, ...
    • Immunomodulation and Generation of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells by Probiotic Bacteria in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

      Ghavami, Shaghayegh Baradaran; Yadegar, Abbas; Aghdaei, Hamid Asadzadeh; Sorrentino, Dario; Farmani, Maryam; Mir, Adil Shamim; Azimirad, Masoumeh; Balaii, Hedieh; Shahrokh, Shabnam; Zali, Mohammad Reza (2020-09)
      In inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), the therapeutic benefit and mucosal healing from specific probiotics may relate to the modulation of dendritic cells (DCs). Herein, we assessed the immunomodulatory effects of four ...
    • Lithium toxicity following bariatric surgery 

      Jamison, Suzanna Connick; Aheron, Kelley (2020-09)
      A patient with morbid obesity and several psychiatric comorbidities underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and experienced success with weight loss. However, she experienced lightheadedness, nausea, and a fall and was ...
    • Elevated perfusate [Na+] increases contractile dysfunction during ischemia and reperfusion 

      King, D. Ryan; Padget, Rachel L.; Perry, Justin; Hoeker, Gregory; Smyth, James W.; Brown, David A.; Poelzing, Steven (2020-10-14)
      Recent studies revealed that relatively small changes in perfusate sodium ([Na+](o)) composition significantly affect cardiac electrical conduction and stability in contraction arrested ex vivo Langendorff heart preparations ...
    • McArdle Disease vs. Stiff-Person Syndrome: A Case Report Highlighting the Similarities Between Two Rare and Distinct Disorders 

      Godbe, Kerilyn; Malaty, Giovanni; Wenzel, Alyssa; Nazeer, Sahana; Grider, Douglas J.; Kinsey, Adrienne (2020-11-10)
      McArdle disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of muscle glycogen metabolism that presents with pain and fatigue during exercise. Stiff-Person Syndrome is an autoimmune-related neurologic process characterized by ...
    • Gut Microbiota and Bacterial DNA Suppress Autoimmunity by Stimulating Regulatory B Cells in a Murine Model of Lupus 

      Mu, Qinghui; Edwards, Michael R.; Swartwout, Brianna K.; Cabana Puig, Xavier; Mao, Jiangdi; Zhu, Jing; Grieco, Joe; Cecere, Thomas E.; Prakash, Meeta; Reilly, Christopher M.; Puglisi, Christopher; Bachali, Prathyusha; Grammer, Amrie C.; Lipsky, Peter E.; Luo, Xin M. (2020-11-10)
      Autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, are characterized by excessive inflammation in response to self-antigens. Loss of appropriate immunoregulatory mechanisms contribute to disease exacerbation. We ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, August 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-08)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, May 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-05)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, July 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-07)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, September 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-09)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, November 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-11)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, June 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-06)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, October 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-10)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • e-Teach Newsletter, December 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-12)
      The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...
    • Comparison of Amino Acid PET to Advanced and Emerging MRI Techniques for Neurooncology Imaging: A Systematic Review of the Recent Studies 

      Stopa, Brittany M.; Juhász, Csaba; Mittal, Sandeep (Hindawi, 2021-01-20)
      Introduction. Standard neuroimaging protocols for brain tumors have well-known limitations. The clinical use of additional modalities including amino acid PET (aaPET) and advanced MRI (aMRI) techniques (including DWI, PWI, ...
    • OCPD FREE (Faculty Resource for Educational Excellence) Newsletter, August 2020 

      Unknown author (2020-08)
      This newsletter focuses each month on some aspect of faculty development, including tips, resources and various opportunities designed to support faculty success at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. In this ...
    • OCPD FREE (Faculty Resource for Educational Excellence) Newsletter, May 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-05)
      This newsletter focuses each month on some aspect of faculty development, including tips, resources and various opportunities designed to support faculty success at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. In this ...