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Arnold, Shanna A. Nashville, TNALCAM as a Biomarker of Treatment Response and Progression in Urogenital Cancers
Bachmann, Katherine N. Nashville, TNMetabolic Effects of Natriuretic Peptide Hormones
Baker, Joshua Philadelphia, PABody composition, bone structure, and joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis
Bangen, Katherine San Diego, CANeuroimaging and Vascular Correlates of Mild Cognitive Impairment Subtypes
Beliakova-Bethell, Nadeja San Diego, CAHIV reactivation from latency - role of CD4 T cell maturation phenotype
Bender, Shawn B. Columbia, MOMineralocorticoid Receptor-Mediated Vascular Insulin Resistance
Bjorness, Theresa E. Dallas, TXThe Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Conditioned Place Preference to Cocaine.
Boland, Elaine Philadelphia, PAThe Role of Effort Discounting in the Link between Insomnia and Depression
Bomyea, Jessica San Diego, CACognitive Training as a Novel Neuroscience-based Treatment for PTSD
Bowling, Christopher B. Decatur, GATrajectories of Kidney Dysfunction in Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease
Bunney, Patricia E. Minneapolis, MNNovel Plant Alkaloids for the Treatment of Obesity
Chakravorty, Subhajit Philadelphia, PAThe Efficacy of CBT-I in Alcoholics & Its Effects on Remission & Relapse
Coburn, Lori Nashville, TNEotaxin in Colitis and Colitis-Associated Carcinogenesis
Damrauer, Scott Philadelphia, PAPrecision Cardio-Metabolic Phenotyping for Genetic Discovery and Risk Prediction
Davis, Marie Seattle, WAUnderstanding Susceptibility to Parkinsons Disease due to GBA1 Mutations
Dedert, Eric Durham, NCCombined Smoking Cessation and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD
Deleon-Pennell, Kristine Charleston, SCT-cell regulation of cardiac remodeling
Doggett, Joseph ("Stone") Portland, ORDevelopment of the potent anti-malarial and anti-Toxoplasma drug, ELQ-316
Dunn, Julia P. St. Louis, MOInsulin Resistance and Reward Signaling in Obesity
Edmonds, Emily San Diego, CACognitive and Biomarker Profiles of Accurate and Inaccurate MCI Diagnosis
Esterman, Michael S. Boston, MANeural Mechanisms of Attention in PTSD and Comorbid TBI
Fortress, Ashley Pittsburgh, PAMechanisms of age-related cognitive impairment in male and female rats after mTBI
Fournier, Christina Decatur, GANovel Prediction Tools for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Fryer, Susanna L. San Francisco, CAMultimodal Neural Investigation of Reward Processing in Schizophrenia
Gaddy, Jennifer A. Nashville, TNRegulation of Helicobacter pylori pili encoded by the cag pathogenicity island
Garcia, Paul Decatur, GAEffects of Antiretrovirals on Neuronal Health: Screening ARVs for Neurotoxicity
Green, David E. Decatur, GAMicroRNAs regulate proliferative signaling pathways in pulmonary hypertension
Greenland, John San Francisco, CAImmune Mechanisms of Large-airway Lymphocytic Bronchitis
Gros, Daniel Charleston, SCTransdiagnostic Psychotherapy for Veterans with Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Harle, Katia San Diego, CABayesian modeling of mood-driven decision biases for predicting clinical outcome
Hendrickson, Rebecca Seattle, WANoradrenergic biomarkers in PTSD: precision medicine & mechanisms
Hepokoski, Mark San Diego, CAThe role of mitochondrial dysfunction in ARDS after AKI
Hussong, Stacy A. San Antonio, TXThe Role of Neuronal mTORC1 in Alzheimers Disease
Jacobs, Jonathan P. West Los Angeles, CAModulation of the Intestinal Microbiome in Obesity by a High Protein Diet
Jahchan, Carol West Los Angeles, CAEvaluating Two Types of Cognitive Training in Veterans with Schizophrenia
Jimenez, Amy West Los Angeles, CADisrupted Neural Connectivity in Empathy Deficits in Schizophrenia
Johnson, Anthony Oklahoma City, OKMechanisms of Stress-Induced Pain in Veterans
Jovanovich, Anna Denver, COPhosphate Lowering to Treat Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Kidney Disease
Kachdourian, Lorig West Haven, CTMindfulness Treatment for Anger in Veterans with PTSD
Keller, Amy Denver, CORepair of Vascular Contractility and Mitochondrial Function by NOS Recoupling
Kiser, Philip Cleveland, OHStudies on visual cycles and their relevance to age-related macular degeneration
Kohno, Milky Portland, ORBrain Function and Connectivity in Methamphetamine Dependence: The Link to Neuroinflammation and the Effects of Ibudilast
Kotagal, Vikas Ann Arbor, MICardiovascular Risk Factors and Rapid Disease Progression in Parkinson Disease
Kotloski, Robert J. Madison, WITBI and posttraumatic epilepsy in plasticity susceptible and resistant rats
Lang, Jennifer Buffalo, NYThe Functional Role of Exosomes in Stem Cell Mediated Cardiac Repair
Lee, Justine C. Sepulveda, CAHuman Bone Engineering and Resorption in a Novel Mineralized Collagen Scaffold
Leeman-Markowski, Beth A. Baltimore, MDHippocampal oscillations, interictal discharges, and memory formation
Lehavot, Keren Seattle, WAEvaluation of Web-Based CBT for Women Veterans with PTSD
Lehrner, Amy Bronx, NYBiological and Psychological Correlates of Sexual Dysfunction in PTSD
Liachko, Nicole F. Seattle, WAInvestigation of modifiers of TDP-43 neurotoxicity in ALS models
Lim, Miranda M. Portland, ORSleep-wake disturbances in traumatic brain injury
Lindheimer, Jacob Madison, WIAcute exercise tolerance among Veterans with Gulf War Illness
Loflin, Mallory San Diego, CACannabidiol as an Adjunctive to Prolonged Exposure for the Treatment of PTSD
Lohr, Nicole L. Milwaukee, WIEnergy dependent reversal of endothelial dysfunction in wound healing
Long, Jennifer L. West Los Angeles, CABilayered Vocal Fold Tissue Engineering
Marshall, Caroline B. Birmingham, ALThe Role of Aminopeptidase-A in GBM Thickening in Diabetic Nephropathy
McEnaney, Ryan Pittsburgh (UD), PAPurinergic signaling and arteriogenesis
McMillin, Matthew Temple, TXPathogenic role of thrombospondin-1 in acute and chronic liver failure
McNally, James Brockton, MAImproving cortical function & cognition in schizophrenia by modulation of mGluR5
Mcnerney, Margaret Palo Alto, CABDNF-mediated effects of rTMS on cognitive dysfunction in Veterans
Monahan, Thomas Baltimore, MDMechanisms for cell specific modulation of proliferation and migration
Montford, John R. Denver, COThe Role of Bone Marrow Derived Eicosanoids in Renal Disease Progression
Moradi, Hamid Long Beach, CAHDL function and mortality in end stage renal disease
Morrison, Alan R. Providence, RICalcific Atherosclerosis is Mediated by Macrophage Adhesion Signaling
Murphy, Adam B. Chicago, ILBiological & Environmental Mediators of Vitamin D and Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Ormseth, Michelle Nashville, TNFunctional impact of HDL transport of microRNA in rheumatoid arthritis
Orr, Miranda San Antonio, TXAlzheimer’s disease-associated tau toxicity induces cellular senescence in the brain.
Owens, Philip Denver, COTargeting the BMP pathway in metastatic cancer
Ozburn, Angela Portland, ORPharmacogenetic manipulation of brain regions to reduce alcohol binge drinking
Padula, Claudia B. Palo Alto, CANeural Circuitry Underlying Alcohol Use Disorders in Men and Women Veterans
Pagulayan, Kathleen Seattle, WANeuroimaging and cognitive correlates of repetitive blast-related mTBI
Pan, Jenny Houston, TXKidney Protection by AMPK
Pandit, Lavannya Houston, TXThe TWIK 2 potassium channels role in the development of pulmonary hypertension
Pennington, David San Francisco, CANeural Links of Approach Bias Modification in Heavy Drinking Veterans
Philip, Noah S. Providence, RIPTSD and the Default Network: Developing Imaging Phenotypes
Posey, Avery Philadelphia, PAEngineered T cells targeting abnormal glycans in metastatic prostate cancer
Pragman, Alexa A. Minneapolis, MNEvaluation of the Oral and Lung Microbiota and Inflammation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Frequent Exacerbators
Prasad, Bharati Chicago, ILTargeted Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparity
Presciutti, Steven Decatur, GAA Novel Small Molecule Inhibitor of Sclerostin to Improve Surgical Spine Fusions In Vivo
Ramanathan, Dhakshin San Francisco, CAEnhancing Neural Circuit Plasticity to Promote Recovery After TBI
Raphael, Kalani L. Salt Lake City, UTInvestigations of the optimum serum bicarbonate level in renal disease
Redente, Elizabeth Denver, COMechanisms of TNF-alpha Mediated Resolution of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Richards, Anne San Francisco, CAA Study of Sexual Dimorphism in PTSD-Related Sleep Disturbance: A Focus on REM
Risher, Mary-Louise Durham, NCGlial mechanisms of ethanol-induced damage: plasticity and pathology
Rosenbaum, Michael Cleveland, OHEndothelial Healing is Inhibited by PI3 Kinase-Induced Activation of TRPC6
Sankari, Abdulghani Detroit, MIPathogenesis of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Sayre, Naomi San Antonio, TXThe influence of ApoE4 on signaling & poor outcome after traumatic brain injury
Schindler, Abigail Seattle, WANeural Mechanisms of Impulsivity and Attention Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Scott, James C. Philadelphia, PANeural Response to Cognitive Overload in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Shah, Binita New York, NYAnti-inflammatory therapy during percutaneous coronary intervention
Shive, Carey Cleveland, OHRole of IL-6 and IL-1b in immune dysfunction during aging, HIV, and HCV infection
Sirich, Tammy L. Palo Alto, CANew Solutes to Assess Kidney Disease
Skupsky, Jonathan Long Beach, CAFunctional Immunoimaging in the GI Tract
Sorg, Scott San Diego, CANeurocircuitry of Prospective Memory in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Sparks, Matthew A. Durham, NCAT1 Angiotensin Receptors in the Renal Circulation Control Blood Pressure
Stauffer, Christopher San Francisco, CA6-week trial of oxytocin for co-occurring cocaine and opioid use disorders
Streja, Elani Long Beach, CALipid Profiles and Management in Veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease
Sullivan, Danielle Boston, MANeural Metabolic Stress in mTBI and PTSD
Szabo, Steven Durham, NCNeurosteroids in PTSD - Biomarkers to Therapeutics
Taylor, Patricia Cleveland, OHThe role of IL-17 neutrophils and lymphocytes during diabetic retinopathy
Thomas, Sandhya Houston, TXChronic Kidney Disease and Impaired Actions of Insulin
Thompson-Hollands, Johanna Boston, MAAn adjunctive family intervention for individual PTSD treatment
Townsend, Andrea Spadoni San Diego, CANeural Mechanisms of a Novel Psychotherapy in Veterans with PTSD and Alcoholism
Turner, Matthew J. Indianapolis, INRole of keratinocyte-derived cytokines in epidermal injury and atopic dermatitis
Vassy, Jason L. Boston, MAClinical safety and efficacy of pharmacogenetics in Veteran care
Walter, Nicholas Denver, COBlood Expression Profiles as a Biomarker for Responses to Tuberculosis Treatment
Warren, Kristi Omaha, NEMigration and signaling of ILC2 in asthma: Male and female differences
Wingo, Thomas S. Decatur, GAA Genetic Study of a Large Pedigree with Late-onset Alzheimer's Disease
Woodard, Lauren E. Nashville, TNIn Situ Reprogramming of Induced Nephron Progenitor Cells for Kidney Regeneration
Woolley, Joshua San Francisco, CAMechanisms and Effects of Oxytocin on Social Cognition in Schizophrenia
Zielinski, Mark R. Boston, MASleep Loss and Inflammation in the Neurovascular Unit

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