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Bryan Grenfell
2016
Gastrointestinal nematodes represent important sources of economic losses in farmed ruminants, and the increasing frequency of anthelmintic resistance requires an increased ability to explore alternative strategies. Theoretical approaches at the ...
Noreen Goldman
2016
The Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study (SEBAS) is a nationally representative longitudinal survey of Taiwanese middle-aged and older adults. It adds the collection of biomarkers and performance assessments to the Taiwan Longitudinal Study of ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
In light of widespread interest in the prognostic value of biomarkers, we apply three discrimination measures to evaluate the incremental value of biomarkers—beyond self-reported measures—for predicting all-cause mortality. We assess whether all three ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
Recent studies have found mixed results regarding the association between leukocyte telomere length (LTL)-- thought to be a marker of cellular aging-- and all-cause mortality. Some studies have reported a significant inverse relationship, but others have ...
Bryan Grenfell
2015
Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) is a major cause of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) and is particularly prevalent in parts of Southeast Asia, affecting thousands of children and infants each year. Revealing the evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
The study documents whether socioeconomic status (SES) differentials in biological risk are more widely observed and larger in the United States than Taiwan. Noreen Goldman February, 2015 with Jennifer Cornman et al.; Journal of Aging and Health 27(1) ...
Bryan Grenfell
2014
We review the molecular and epidemiological characteristics of cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV) and the diagnosis and pathogenesis of associated disease, with six different strains detected in cetaceans worldwide. CeMV has caused epidemics with high ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The death or illness of a spouse negatively affects a partner's health, but little is known about the effect on blood glucose (glycemic) levels. This study investigates the extent to which a spouse's declining health or death is associated with ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The proliferation of biosocial surveys has increased the importance of weighing the costs and benefits of adding biomarker collection to population-based surveys. A crucial question is whether biomarkers offer incremental value beyond self-reported ...
Shirley Tilghman
2014
The long-held but erroneous assumption of never-ending rapid growth in biomedical science has created an unsustainable hypercompetitive system that is discouraging even the most outstanding prospective students from entering our profession—and making it ...