University of Hawaii

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Organization: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Genomic insights into Wnt signaling in an early diverging metazoan, the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi
    Kevin Pang
    Kewalo Marine Laboratory, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Evodevo 1:10. 2010
  2. doi Conservation implications of hybridization in Hawaiian picture-winged Drosophila
    D K Price
    Department of Biology, and Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program, University of Hawaii, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:1217-26. 2008
  3. ncbi On a bioethical challenge to disability rights
    Ron Amundson
    Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii 96720, USA
    J Med Philos 32:541-61. 2007
  4. ncbi Dissolution of dead corals by euendolithic microorganisms across the northern Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
    Tribollet Aline
    Station marine d Endoume, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, rue de la Batterie des Lions, 13007 Marseille, France
    Microb Ecol 55:569-80. 2008
  5. ncbi A pinch or a lesion: a reconceptualization of biting consequences in mice
    Yoav Litvin
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Aggress Behav 33:545-51. 2007
  6. ncbi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:464-70. 2007
  7. ncbi Centralized data recording for a distributed surgical skills trainer to facilitate automated proficiency evaluation
    Christoph Aschwanden
    Telehealth Research Insistute
    Stud Health Technol Inform 125:28-30. 2007
  8. ncbi The potential influence of gastric acid secretion during fasting on digestion time in leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata)
    Yannis P Papastamatiou
    Department of Zoology, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 46 007 Lilipuna Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:37-42. 2007
  9. ncbi Sex and seasonal co-variation of arginine vasotocin (AVT) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons in the brain of the halfspotted goby
    Karen P Maruska
    Department of Zoology, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 2538 The Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:129-44. 2007
  10. ncbi Mental health during pregnancy: a study comparing Asian, Caucasian and Native Hawaiian women
    Deborah Goebert
    Department of Psychiatry, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1356 Lusitana Street, 4th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:249-55. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Nutritional Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in the Multiethnic Cohort
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Inflammatory Markers in a 2-Year Soy Intervention among Premenopausal Women
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Soy Consumption and Breast Tissue Proliferation
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. NESTED CASE CONTROL STUDY OF MAMMOGRAPHIC DENSITY
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. Cancer Control Research Training in Multiethnic Hawaii
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Breast Density, IGF-I, & Prolactin, in Four Populations
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. DIET AND DURATION OF CERVICAL HPV INFECTION
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Genomic insights into Wnt signaling in an early diverging metazoan, the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi
    Kevin Pang
    Kewalo Marine Laboratory, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Evodevo 1:10. 2010
    ..Genomic data from ctenophores could be particularly relevant, as ctenophores have been proposed to be one of the earliest branching metazoan phyla...
  2. doi Conservation implications of hybridization in Hawaiian picture-winged Drosophila
    D K Price
    Department of Biology, and Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program, University of Hawaii, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:1217-26. 2008
    ..Thus, it is important to consider the potential for hybridization among species when developing plans for the conservation of Hawaiian Drosophila...
  3. ncbi On a bioethical challenge to disability rights
    Ron Amundson
    Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii 96720, USA
    J Med Philos 32:541-61. 2007
    ..This paper documents, and in some cases shows the flaws within, these challenges to the disability rights movement...
  4. ncbi Dissolution of dead corals by euendolithic microorganisms across the northern Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
    Tribollet Aline
    Station marine d Endoume, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, rue de la Batterie des Lions, 13007 Marseille, France
    Microb Ecol 55:569-80. 2008
    ..Those results suggest that boring microorganisms, including O. quekettii, have a significant impact on the overall calcium carbonate budget of coral reef ecosystems, which varies according to environmental conditions...
  5. ncbi A pinch or a lesion: a reconceptualization of biting consequences in mice
    Yoav Litvin
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Aggress Behav 33:545-51. 2007
    ..This apparent nonwounding fighting pattern contradicts the current evaluation of rodent wounding severity in this paradigm and can therefore refine the usage of this model and of the protocols associated with it...
  6. ncbi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:464-70. 2007
    ..To develop a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) for the Barbados National Cancer Study (BNCS) that will permit examination of associations of diet with breast and prostate cancer...
  7. ncbi Centralized data recording for a distributed surgical skills trainer to facilitate automated proficiency evaluation
    Christoph Aschwanden
    Telehealth Research Insistute
    Stud Health Technol Inform 125:28-30. 2007
    ..We will detail our approach in implementing a framework for distributed score recording over the Internet using a database for persistent storage...
  8. ncbi The potential influence of gastric acid secretion during fasting on digestion time in leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata)
    Yannis P Papastamatiou
    Department of Zoology, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 46 007 Lilipuna Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:37-42. 2007
    ..Gastric acid secretion during fasting is hypothesized to reduce digestion time of a subsequent meal in frequently feeding sharks, which may be advantageous for exploiting resources that are spatially and temporally unpredictable...
  9. ncbi Sex and seasonal co-variation of arginine vasotocin (AVT) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons in the brain of the halfspotted goby
    Karen P Maruska
    Department of Zoology, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 2538 The Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:129-44. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Mental health during pregnancy: a study comparing Asian, Caucasian and Native Hawaiian women
    Deborah Goebert
    Department of Psychiatry, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1356 Lusitana Street, 4th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:249-55. 2007
    ..This study examines perinatal mental health issues, ethnic differences, and comorbidity among pregnant women in Hawaii...
  11. ncbi Pacific island partnership: the Pacific Cancer Initiative
    Neal A Palafox
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Howai i, Mililani, HI 96789, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:S87-90. 2006
    ..Cancer is a leading cause of mortality in the US Associated Pacific Island Nations (USAPIN) due to few resources for prevention, screening, and treatment...
  12. ncbi Effect of generic-only drug benefits on seniors' medication use and financial burden
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, c o PHRI 846 S Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:525-32. 2006
    ..Generic-only drug benefits are a way to provide some coverage, as opposed to no coverage...
  13. pmc Cationic polyamines inhibit anthrax lethal factor protease
    Mark Evan Goldman
    Hawaii Biotech, Inc, 99 193 Aiea Heights Dr, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    BMC Pharmacol 6:8. 2006
    ..In addition, new therapeutics are needed to specifically target the proteolytic activity of lethal factor (LF) associated with this bacterial infection...
  14. ncbi An exploratory investigation of marijuana and other drug careers
    Michael Hallstone
    Justice Administration, University of Hawai i, West O ahu, Pearl City 96782, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:65-75. 2006
    ..Lastly, two future directions for drug career research are suggested...
  15. doi Abyssal food limitation, ecosystem structure and climate change
    Craig R Smith
    Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, 1000 Pope Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:518-28. 2008
    ..Abyssal ecosystem response thus must be considered in assessments of the environmental impacts of global warming and ocean fertilization...
  16. doi Nutritional risk factors for gastrointestinal cancers: the multiethnic cohort study
    Laurence N Kolonel
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    World Rev Nutr Diet 98:131-49. 2008
  17. pmc Differences in doxorubicin-induced apoptotic signaling in adult and immature cardiomyocytes
    Eugene A Konorev
    Department of Biophysics and Free Radical Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 45:1723-8. 2008
    ..This finding points to a major difference in the apoptotic signaling between immature and adult cardiomyocytes. The mitochondrial apoptotic pathway is limited in ARCM treated with DOX...
  18. pmc C57BL/6J mice fail to exhibit preference for social novelty in the three-chamber apparatus
    Brandon L Pearson
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Behav Brain Res 213:189-94. 2010
    ..These data suggest that C57BL/6J mice may show enhanced investigation/preference of novel social stimuli in the three-chamber test only when these stimuli are presented in a relatively novel context...
  19. doi A portable graphical representation tool for phonocardiograms
    Nancy E Reed
    University of Hawaii, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, 1680 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:3111-4. 2009
    ..Results of preliminary testing on actual case data are encouraging...
  20. ncbi Language preference and development of dementia among bilingual individuals
    Aaron McMurtray
    Department of Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hawaii Med J 68:223-6. 2009
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  21. doi Investigation of a cluster of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia cases among heterosexual Micronesians living on Oahu
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D104 M, 1960 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Community Health 34:357-60. 2009
    ..Micronesians in Hawaii represent an at-risk population for adverse health indices including sexually transmitted diseases, based on their socioeconomic status...
  22. pmc Delayed-onset post-traumatic stress disorder among war veterans in primary care clinics
    B Christopher Frueh
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, 200 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 194:515-20. 2009
    ..Only limited empirical data support the existence of delayed-onset post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  23. pmc Synthesis of an iberiotoxin derivative by chemical ligation: a method for improved yields of cysteine-rich scorpion toxin peptides
    Jon Paul Bingham
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Peptides 30:1049-57. 2009
    ..Native chemical ligation is a promising method for improving production of biologically active disulfide containing peptide toxins, which have diverse applications in studies of ion-channel function...
  24. pmc Risk factors associated with methamphetamine use and heart failure among native Hawaiians and other Pacific Island peoples
    Marjorie K Mau
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i at Manoa, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:45-52. 2009
    ..Data were analyzed by odds ratios (OR), 95% confidence intervals (CI), and multiple logistic regression analysis...
  25. doi Characteristics of women who sought emergency contraception at a university-based women's health clinic
    Jared W Parrish
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:22.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify unique characteristics for seeking emergency contraception (EC) among sexually active unmarried women who attended a university-based women's health clinic (WHC)...
  26. pmc Effects of acidic-astressin and ovine-CRF microinfusions into the ventral hippocampus on defensive behaviors in rats
    Nathan S Pentkowski
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Horm Behav 56:35-43. 2009
    ..These results suggest a specific role for ventral hippocampal CRF receptors in modulating anxiety-like behaviors in several ethologically relevant animal models of defense...
  27. doi Detection of extracellular phosphatase activity at the single-cell level by enzyme-labeled fluorescence and flow cytometry: the importance of time kinetics in ELFA labeling
    Solange Duhamel
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Cytometry A 75:163-8. 2009
    ..Working on time kinetics of ELFA-labeling is promising for phosphomonoester hydrolysis rate determination at single cell level...
  28. doi Survival and settlement success of coral planulae: independent and synergistic effects of macroalgae and microbes
    M J A Vermeij
    Department of Botany, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, Room 101, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Oecologia 159:325-36. 2009
    ..These experiments highlight potential complex interactions that govern the relationships between microbes, algae and corals and emphasize the importance of microbial dynamics in coral reef ecology and restoration...
  29. doi Immigration and the direct long-term care workforce: implications for education and policy
    Colette V Browne
    School of Social Work, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 29:172-88. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Isokinetic peak torque ratios and shoulder injury history in adolescent female volleyball athletes
    Christopher D Stickley
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Athl Train 43:571-7. 2008
    ..Few researchers have examined shoulder strength in adolescent volleyball athletes despite increasing levels of participation in this age group...
  31. pmc Plant use of the Maasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya
    Rainer W Bussmann
    University of Hawaii, Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:22. 2006
    ..In most cases the treatment of illness involves herbal purgatives to cleanse the patient. There are also frequent indications of plant use for common problems like wounds, parasites, body aches and burns...
  32. ncbi Effect of race category redefinition on hypertension and hypercholesterolemia prevalence in the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 1999 and 2001
    Margaret Ochner
    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:152-8. 2006
    ..In 2001, multiracial respondents had the second highest prevalence of HBP after non-Hispanic Blacks. To promote heart health, we must focus on the needs of this emerging multiracial group and on groups with increasing rates of HBP...
  33. ncbi Deviation of the blastocyst axis from the first cleavage plane does not affect the quality of mouse postimplantation development
    Vernadeth B Alarcon
    Department of Anatomy and Reproductive Biology, Institute for Biogenesis Research, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Biol Reprod 69:1208-12. 2003
    ..The results revealed that both types of blastocysts produced normal fetuses at a similar frequency. Thus, the relationship of the blastocyst axis to the first cleavage plane does not significantly influence later development...
  34. ncbi Nutrient dynamics in the deep blue sea
    David M Karl
    Dept of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Trends Microbiol 10:410-8. 2002
    ..Contemporary paradigms bear only partial resemblance to the dogma of the past, and are likely to evolve further as new data and new ideas are presented for open discussion and debate...
  35. ncbi Cardioprotective benefits of hormone replacement therapy
    V Vega
    University of Hawaii, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 13:69-76; quiz 77-9. 2001
    ..To examine the effect of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on adverse cardiac events in postmenopausal women...
  36. ncbi Assessment of the clinical presentation and treatment of 353 cases of laboratory-confirmed leptospirosis in Hawaii, 1974-1998
    A R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1834-41. 2001
    ....
  37. ncbi Effect of the aromatase inhibitor CGS-16949A on pregnancy and secretion of progesterone, estradiol-17beta, prostaglandins E and F2alpha (PGE; PGF2alpha) and pregnancy specific protein B (PSPB) in 90-day ovariectomized pregnant ewes
    Y S Weems
    Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 66:77-88. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi Cholesterol and all-cause mortality in elderly people from the Honolulu Heart Program: a cohort study
    I J Schatz
    Clinical Epidemiology and Geriatrics Division, Department of Medicine, John A Bums School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1356 Lusitana Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813 2427, USA
    Lancet 358:351-5. 2001
    ..To investigate these discrepancies, we did a longitudinal assessment of changes in both lipid and serum cholesterol concentrations over 20 years, and compared them with mortality...
  39. ncbi Animal models of social stress: effects on behavior and brain neurochemical systems
    R J Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2430 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Physiol Behav 73:261-71. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi "Being" native versus "going native": conducting social work research as an insider
    V K Kanuha
    School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Soc Work 45:439-47. 2000
    ..Implications for social work research and practice with regard to native social work perspectives and methods also are discussed...
  41. ncbi The Euprymna scolopes-Vibrio fischeri symbiosis: a biomedical model for the study of bacterial colonization of animal tissue
    E G Ruby
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 1:13-21. 1999
    ....
  42. ncbi Assessment of symptoms of DSM-IV anxiety and depression in children: a revised child anxiety and depression scale
    B F Chorpita
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Behav Res Ther 38:835-55. 2000
    ..The revised factor structure and definitions were further supported by the reliability and validity analyses. Some implications for assessment of childhood anxiety and depressive disorders are discussed...
  43. ncbi Physiological stress responses in Filipino-American immigrant nurses: the effects of residence time, life-style, and job strain
    D E Brown
    Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:394-400. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between measures of Americanization (the adoption of American life-style and culture) and physiological measures of stress in Filipino-American immigrants...
  44. ncbi Factors associated with skin cancer prevention practices in a multiethnic population
    K Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Health Educ Behav 26:344-59. 1999
    ..Parents and caregivers' knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors, as well as recreation program policies, are strong predictors of sun protection practices among children in Grades 1 to 3 in a multiethnic sample...
  45. ncbi Probing the nucleotide binding sites of axonemal dynein with the fluorescent nucleotide analogue 2'(3')-O-(-N-Methylanthraniloyl)-adenosine 5'-triphosphate
    G Mocz
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Biochemistry 37:9862-9. 1998
    ..The distinct affinities of the individual binding sites are consistent with a physiological role in regulating nucleotide binding...
  46. ncbi The broadband social acoustic signaling behavior of spinner and spotted dolphins
    Marc O Lammers
    Marine Mammal Research Program, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, PO Box 1106, Kailua, Hawaii 96734, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1629-39. 2003
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  47. ncbi Undergraduate nursing student experience
    Lois Magnussen
    University of Hawaii School of Nursing, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Nurs Health Sci 5:261-7. 2003
    ..This information is particularly important in light of the current worldwide nursing shortage...
  48. ncbi Elevated blood pressure in HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Dominic C Chow
    Hawaii AIDS Clinical Research Program, Leahi Hospital, 3675 Kilauea Avenue, 5th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 98616, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 4:411-6. 2003
    ..We examined the effects of antiretroviral regimens on blood pressure (BP)...
  49. ncbi Simple measures of dietary variety are associated with improved dietary quality
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:425-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that variety measured using 22 FGP subgroups is preferable because it is a good predictor of dietary quality, is relatively simple to calculate, and is easy to explain to consumers...
  50. pmc Mutations in APC, CTNNB1 and K-ras genes and expression of hMLH1 in sporadic colorectal carcinomas from the Netherlands Cohort Study
    Margreet L├╝chtenborg
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 5:160. 2005
    ..A smaller proportion of cancers shows mismatch repair deficiency. The aim of this study was to analyse the co-occurrence of these genetic alterations in relation to tumour and patient characteristics...
  51. ncbi Molecular phylogenetics of the siphonophora (Cnidaria), with implications for the evolution of functional specialization
    Casey W Dunn
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Syst Biol 54:916-35. 2005
    ..Cnidaria; colonial animals; deep sea; division of labor; functional specialization; Hydrozoa; phylogenetics; Siphonophores.]...
  52. ncbi Dietary intakes and health-related behaviours of Korean American women born in the USA and Korea: the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Song Yi Park
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:904-11. 2005
    ..This study assessed and compared heath-related behaviours and nutrient and food group intakes between US-born and Korea-born Korean American women...
  53. pmc Adult mice cloned from migrating primordial germ cells
    Yukiko Yamazaki
    Institute for Biogenesis Research, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11361-6. 2005
    ..5 dpc as the PGCs enter the genital ridges. Thus, migrating PGCs at 8.5-9.5 dpc can be successfully used as donors for nuclear transfer, whereas gonadal PGCs at 11.5 dpc and later are incompetent to support full-term development...
  54. ncbi Cancer prevention by retinoids and carotenoids: independent action on a common target
    John S Bertram
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1740:170-8. 2005
    ..Simultaneous treatment with a retinoid and beta-carotene or astaxanthin resulted in supra-additive Cx43 expression, again indicating separate mechanisms of gene regulation...
  55. ncbi The MTHFR C677T polymorphism and colorectal cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Loic Le Marchand
    Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Suite 407, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1198-203. 2005
    ..It also suggests that this effect may be specific to advanced colon cancer...
  56. pmc Erythromycin-resistant group a streptococcal isolates collected between 2000 and 2005 in Oahu, Hawaii, and their emm types
    Guliz Erdem
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, 1319 Punahou Street, Room 755, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2497-9. 2005
    ..Erythromycin resistance was low (3.1%). No isolate was clindamycin resistant. The prevalence of erythromycin resistance in group A streptococci remains low in Hawaii...
  57. ncbi Metabolic syndrome in a multiethnic population in rural Hawaii
    Andrew Grandinetti
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:233-7. 2005
    ..Using these criteria, the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reported an overall US prevalence of 21.8%. With these same criteria, we estimated the prevalence of MS among a multiethnic population in rural Hawaii...
  58. ncbi Determinants for urinary and plasma isoflavones in humans after soy intake
    Adrian A Franke
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Nutr Cancer 50:141-54. 2004
    ..15-1.5 mmol/kg body weight). A reduced gut flora delayed IFL uptake but led overall to increased urinary recovery because of less bacterial degradation in the intestine...
  59. ncbi Integrated approaches for detection of plant pathogenic bacteria and diagnosis of bacterial diseases
    Anne M Alvarez
    Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 42:339-66. 2004
    ..The second section covers the broader topic of disease diagnosis and new methods for identifying and characterizing bacteria...
  60. ncbi Treatment adherence among Native Hawaiians living with HIV
    Lana Sue L Ka'opua
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Soc Work 49:55-63. 2004
    ..Implications are suggested for social workers and other health care providers in the development of interventions that use cultural preferences to support HAART adherence...
  61. ncbi Paranatal oxygen consumption and respiratory frequency in the Laysan Albatross
    G C Whittow
    Department of Physiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 139:75-82. 2003
    ..It was calculated that the paranatal period, which represented 7.9% of the total incubation period of the egg, accounted for 37.2% of the total oxygen consumption of the egg...
  62. ncbi The structure of negative emotions in a clinical sample of children and adolescents
    B F Chorpita
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:74-85. 1998
    ..Implications for the assessment of childhood negative emotions are discussed...

Research Grants62

  1. Nutritional Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in the Multiethnic Cohort
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A better understanding of dietary and behavioral factors related to excess body weight and diabetes in Japanese and Native Hawaiians will help in developing preventive strategies to modify lifestyle factors. ..
  2. Inflammatory Markers in a 2-Year Soy Intervention among Premenopausal Women
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The statistical analysis will apply general linear models to compare the levels of inflammatory markers by soy intake, while taking into account the repeated measurement design. ..
  3. Soy Consumption and Breast Tissue Proliferation
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The NAF approach is the only way to learn more about the beneficial and adverse effects of soy directly in the female breast without applying invasive procedures to women without breast disease or surgery. ..
  5. NESTED CASE CONTROL STUDY OF MAMMOGRAPHIC DENSITY
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  6. Cancer Control Research Training in Multiethnic Hawaii
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..epidemiology, nutrition, and biostatistics; and based at the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH) at the University of Hawaii. Postdoctoral trainees will complete a two year training program, which will include multiple mentors, ..
  7. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The NAF approach is the only way to learn more about the beneficial and adverse effects of soy directly in the female breast without applying invasive procedures to women without breast disease or surgery. ..
  8. Breast Density, IGF-I, & Prolactin, in Four Populations
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The statistical analysis will include mixed models to explore the relation between hormone levels and breast density while controlling for confounders and for clustering by study location. ..
  9. Effects of Soy on Estrogens in Breast Fluid and Urine
    Gertraud Maskarinec; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The NAF approach is the only way to learn more about the beneficial and adverse effects of soy directly in the female breast without applying invasive procedures to women without breast disease or surgery. ..
  10. DIET AND DURATION OF CERVICAL HPV INFECTION
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. DIET AND DURATION OF CERVICAL HPV INFECTION
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. Collaborative Genetic Study of Ovarian Cancer Risk
    Marc T Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The identification of ovarian cancer susceptibility genes that are related to OSE wounding and post-ovulatory tissue remodeling might shed light on important vitamin D-associated pathways in the carcinogenic process. ..
  13. DIET AND DURATION OF CERVICAL HPV INFECTION
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF OVARIAN CANCER IN TWO RISK GROUPS
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  15. DIET AND DURATION OF CERVICAL HPV INFECTION
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such knowledge may also assist in the development of appropriate screening strategies involving HPV DNA detection that could be targeted at women who would benefit most from intensive follow-up. ..
  16. COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF OVARIAN CANCER IN TWO RISK GROUPS
    MARC GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Dr. Anna Wu, the P.I. on the Los Angeles sub-contract during the first cycle of this grant, will assist with statistical analysis and the interpretation of results. ..
  17. Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary Supplements
    Suzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Case-Control Study of Adenoma in Sao Paulo Japanese
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  19. Whole Genome Scan for Modifier Genes in Colorectal Cancer
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will generate a better biological understanding of the disease on which to base new prevention and therapeutic approaches. ..
  20. DIET, GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY AND COLORECTAL ADENOMAS
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Allele-specific PCR amplification will also be used to identify mutations at codons 12 and 13 of the K-ras gene in tumor tissue from the cases. DNA will also be stored for future examination of other germline and somatic mutations. ..
  21. The TGFbeta Pathway, Gene Variants and Colorectal Neopl*
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry system
    Adrian Franke; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the Analytical Laboratory Shared Resource (ALSR), a core facility of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii/University of Hawaii since 1990...