Student Accomplishments

Students have diligently worked on research projects of noteworthy quality. Many students have multiple publications in excellent journals. Some have also been asked to write book chapters and review articles.
Awards, Grants, and Patents
Abstracts, Posters,
and Oral Presentations
Publications, Services,
Teaching, & Other

Journal Articles
Comparison of three different needles for percutaneous injections.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2007 Jan-Feb;30(1):151-2.
Role of interleukin-6 in the control of acute and chronic Giardia lamblia infections in mice.
Infect Immun. 2003 Mar;71(3):1566-8.
The intersection of  sunitinib with the immunosuppressive microenvironment of renal cell carcinoma: implications for future therapeutics.
Targeted Oncology. 2007;2(4):225-234.
Hypothyroidism in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with sunitinib.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 Jan 3; 99(1):81-3.
Activation of the Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor (CNTF) Signaling Pathway in Cortical Neurons of Multiple Sclerosis Patients.
Brain. 2007. Oct;130 (Pt 10) :2566-76.
The NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801 alters lipoprivic eating elicited by 2-mercaptoacetate.
Physiol Behav. 2005 Jan 17;83(5):787-91.
Differential coupling of the PAC1 SV1 splice variant on human colonic tumors to the activation of intracellular cAMP but not intracellular Ca2+ does not activate tumor proliferation.
J Mol Neurosci. 2004;22(1-2):83-92.
Checklist: passport, plane ticket, organ transplant.
Am J Transpl. 2007 Jul;(7):1698-1701.
The +4824 C>T polymorphism of the phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 1 (PCK1) gene is not associated with plasma lipid levels or coronary artery  disease in South Korean population.
Journal of Human Genetics
On the application of chemical shift-based multipoint water-fat separation methods in balanced SSFP imaging.
Magn Reson Med. 2007 Aug;58(2):413-8.
Origin of the radio frequency pulse artifact in simultaneous EEG-fMRI recording: rectification at the carbon-metal interface.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2007 Sep;54(9):1725-7.
Dopamine lesion-induced changes in subthalamic nucleus activity are not associated with alterations in firing rate or pattern in layer V neurons of the anterior cingulate cortex in anesthetized rats.
Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Oct;26(7):1925-39.
Focal gene misexpression in zebrafish embryos induced by local heat shock using a modified soldering iron.
Dev Dyn. 2007 Nov;236(11):3071-6.

Book Chapters
Myogenesis. In Ellis SG, Holmes DR Jr. (editors)
Strategic Approaches in Coronary Interventions, 3rd Edition, Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins 2005. pp. 263-270.
Minimally invasive traditional mitral valve replacement. In Sellke F, Ruel M (editors) Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques: A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series.
Elsevier 2007. Accepted, in press.
Minimally invasive traditional mitral valve replacement. In Sellke F, Ruel M (editors) Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques: A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series.
Elsevier 2007. Accepted, in press.
“Religious Perspectives.” Autopsy: Learning from the Dead. Ed.: Richard Prayson. Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic Press, 2007. pp. 97-104.