This center offers an outstanding Interdisciplinary Training Program in Immunology developed by internationally recognized faculty. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 72-79). Overexpression of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase in transgenic rabbits prevents diet-induced atherosclerosis, Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Overexpression Generates Hyperalpha-lipoproteinemia and a Nonatherogenic Lipoprotein Pattern in Transgenic Rabbits, Dermatitis in a rhesus macaque after autologous bone marrow transplantation, Overexpression of human lecithin-cholesterol acyl transferase in transgenic rabbits leads to hyperalphalipoproteinemia, DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSGENIC WATANABE HERITABLE HYPERLIPIDEMIC RABBITS EXPRESSING HUMAN APOLIPOPROTEIN-A-I, Direct in vivo gene transfer to ependymal cells in the central nervous system using recombinant adenovirus vectors, Diagnostic exercise: Pneumonia in a congenic immunodeficient mouse, Diagnostic exercise: Wasting syndrome in a flock of Japanese quail, Necrotizing viral bronchopneumonia in guinea pigs, Kinesthetic cortical area anterior to primary somatic sensory cortex in the raccoon (Procyon lotor), The kinesthetic cortical area anterior to primary somatic sensory cortex in the raccoon (Procyon lotor), N-dansyl-(D-ala²)-met⁵-enkephalin as a fluorescent probe of the opiate binding sites in mouse spinal cell cultures [microform] /. Due to our privacy policy, only current members can send messages to people on ResearchGate. We... Anastomotic leaks are a dreaded surgical complication following colorectal operations. Genetically Engineered Murine Model Core (GEMM): The pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) can be challenging to detect at endangered amphibian reintroduction sites. UVA Office of Research Core Administration. We apply endoluminal negative pressure vacuum devices (EVD) to heal anastomotic leaks in a swine model. The present invention relates to the isolation of the Guinea Pig Adenovirus (GPAdV) Hexon gene and the determination of the encoded polypeptide. The Bioinformatics Core provides expert and timely bioinformatics consulting and data analysis solutions, including management and analysis of large-scale biological datasets produced by high-throughput genomics experiments. Transgenic rabbits overexpressing human LCAT had 15-fold greater plasma LCAT activity that nontransgenic control rabbits. UVA Center for Comparative Medicine; ... *Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. The new space will incorporate “open lab” design and will accommodate 8 research faculty members and their postdoctoral fellows, students, and laboratory support staff. UVA Building/Area Coordinators (revised 06.25.20) Area . A Jan. 30-31 conference, “Healing Hate: A Public Health Perspective on Civil Rights in America,” hosted by the University of Virginia Schools of Law and Medicine, will focus on the impact of racial and ethnic discrimination in driving public health disparities. Anna Towns akt2m@virginia.edu Athletics . RYGB... Background: The newly designed plan facility has been customized to the needs of our research group but with flexibility for growth and changing research. William Petri, Professor, Medicine – Infectious Disease & International Health (UVA School of Medicine), Jason Papin, Professor, Biomedical Engineering (UVA Engineering/UVA School of Medicine) Sequence similarity searches of GenBank identified 45 closely related bacteria,... Clinical signs of upper respiratory tract disease-like syndrome (URTD-LS) were observed in free-ranging eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) from Virginia, USA (May 2001-August 2003), some of which also had aural abscesses. Endoluminal vacuum therapy has been shown to seal anastomotic defects in the prophylactic setti... Background: We have completely redesigned approximately 9,000 sq ft of bench laboratory space. The bacterial pathogen Shigella flexneri causes 270 million cases of bacillary dysentery (blood in stool) worldwide every year, resulting in more than 200,000 deaths. This core lab supports clinical research involving exercise testing, training, body composition, and metabolism. All rights reserved. Dept. This center’s mission is to advance education, research, and service concerning moral values in health care. Her... Anastomotic leaks are a serious complication associated with Ivor Lewis esophagectomies. The risk of collateral exposure of laboratory animal care personnel to gene therapy vectors is dependent on a number of factors. Molecular Imaging Core: Nissl, myelin, and Golgi stains were us... DNA-paramagnetic silica bead aggregation in a rotating magnetic field facilitates the quantification of DNA with femtogram sensitivity, but yields no sequence-specific information. There is an ongoing need to eradicate intercurrent disease from research mouse colonies. The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of litters that could be rederived from infected mouse colonies by neonatal transfer. Here we examined the role of this receptor in the control of inflammation in the adoptive transfer model of colitis. The School of Medicine. The study involved naturally infected F344 rats that were allotted to groups to intercollate the investigation of... Lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) is a key plasma enzyme in cholesterol and high density lipoprotein (HDL) metabolism. Radiochemistry Core provides access to new and existing molecular imaging agents that can be detected by Positron Emission Tomography and synthesizes targeted radioimaging agents that give greater specificity than the widely used fluoro-D-glucose (FDG). One of the most studied animal models of spontaneous Crohn's disease is the senescence-accelerated mouse (SAMP1/Yit strain) model. Flow Cytometry Facility: Anastomotic leak after rectal resection carries substantial morbidity and mortality. This multidisciplinary biomedical research center in the School of Medicine provides a vibrant atmosphere to study cellular and molecular mechanisms of signal transduction. The core produces and preserves genetically engineered mouse strains for animal model research. UVA’s NIH-NCATS funded Clinical Translational Research Institute combines the expertise of clinical translational biomedical research and data science to create infrastructure and investigator resources for using data to improve health across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The target sequence of the PCR assay was the espB gene encoding a secreted virulence factor. The UVa SOM Teaching Portfolio The teaching portfolio gives thorough and consistent documentation of each faculty member’s educational activities. Partner sites include UVA, Virginia Tech, Carillion Clinics and Inova Health System. Attend live online events, take a virtual tour of our campuses and Amsterdam, and get inspired at our online Open House. Exercise Physiology Core Lab: model expressing cholesteryl ester transfer protein was evaluated by generating rabbits expressing huma... To evaluate the potential for adenovirus-mediated central nervous system (CNS) gene transfer, the replication deficient recombinant adenovirus vectors Ad.RSV beta gal (coding for beta-galactosidase) and Ad-alpha 1AT (coding for human alpha 1-antitrypsin) were administered to the lateral ventricle of rats. Fentanyl patches were applied to the dorsum after removing hair either by clipping or by application of a depilatory agent. PO Box 800793. Microfilm. The Biomolecular Analysis Facility (BAF) provides a centralized setting for a diverse but interactive suite of services, instrumentation, and expertise in the areas of proteomics, metabolomics, small molecules, and molecular interactions. Airway hyperreactivity, measured by the methacholine-provoked increase in enhanced pause, was significantly increa... CD18-deficient mice (CD18(-/-) mice) have a severe leukocyte recruitment defect in some organs, and no detectable defect in other models. Commonly used surgical methods, however, are expensive and time-consuming. David Brenin, MD, FACS is chief of breast surgery, co-director of both the UVA Breast Care Program and the High-Risk Breast and Ovarian Cancer Clinic and is an associate professor of surgery at UVA’s School of Medicine. Anastomotic leaks at the gastrojejunal (GJ) connection result in severe morbidity. Available 24/7, you can get to know our programmes any time of day. Access 130+ million publications and connect with 15+ million researchers. Methods: The flow cytometry core provides access to high quality, cost-effective flow cytometry services, including unassisted and assisted sample acquisition, cell sorting, mass cytometry (CyTOF), Luminex cytokine assays, antibody conjugation, and data analysis, as well as the scientific expertise necessary to effectively use this technology. The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) at UConn Health is committed to ensure humane and ethical care and use of animals involved in approved research to advance medical, biomedical and veterinary knowledge for the benefit of all. Examination revealed multiple swollen, fluctuant joints. This center’s mission is to support biomedical research and teaching that utilizes laboratory animals. UVA Cancer Center The present study provides an overview of the olfactory bulb, anterior olfactory nucleus, The Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences of the School of Medicine provides collaborative consulting in study design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation. community engagement and innovation while promoting shared resources and best practices. of Biophysics, 1980. --Michigan State University. Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV): Awards, Honors, & Scientific Contributions. Blood samples were collect... We sought to isolate, clone, and determine the nucleic acid sequence of the guinea pig adenovirus (GPAdV) hexon gene. After the first isolation in 1998, epidemiologically associated wit... An athymic nude mouse with severe head tilt due to otitis media was identified. This facility is involved in the procurement and processing of human tissue samples. Sorry, you need to be a researcher to join ResearchGate. Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to share the news that Harald W. Sontheimer, PhD, will join the University of Virginia School of Medicine on February 1, 2021, as its new Chair of the Department of Neuroscience. D.)--Michigan State University. Tulane University. Shared Equipment and Personnel Contacts for Training and Information. 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Biostatistics Professor and Director, Center for Comparative Medicine, Critical role of bacterial dissemination in an infant rabbit model of bacillary dysentery, Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy for Ivor Lewis Anastomotic Leaks: A Pilot Study in a Swine Model: Vacuum Therapy for Esophageal Leaks in Swine, Endoluminal vacuum therapy for gastrojejunal anastomotic leaks after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a pilot study in a swine model, Optical Imaging of Paramagnetic Bead-DNA Aggregation Inhibition Allows for Low Copy Number Detection of Infectious Pathogens, Molecular Phylogeny of Pseudocapillaroides xenopi (Moravec et Cosgrov 1982) and Development of a Quantitative PCR Assay for its Detection in Aquarium Sediment, Detection of Pathogenic Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Using Water Filtration, Animal and Bait Testing. - WorkMed and The Elson Student Health Center - The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) - Facilities Management UVA Policies. These factors are intrins... A microchip solid-phase extraction method for purification of DNA from biological samples, such as blood, is demonstrated. Chytridiomycosis causes extensive skin lesions in amphibians resulting in debilitation and death. Creation of a temporary proximal diverting ileostomy is used in high-risk anastomoses, however, additional surgical risk is accumulated with its creation and reversal. This facility facilitates and promotes research that utilizes NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy to examine biologically important molecules, providing information on molecular structure and dynamics at atomic-level resolution. ... Center for Comparative Medicine, Sponsored programs and our main office. Lab Animal is a peer-reviewed journal offering information, ideas, methods, and materials for the animal research professional. Laboratory provides support services (biorepository, bioanalysis, and small animal microsurgery) for clinical trials and basic research projects. Comparative genomics of pathogenic Cryptosporidium for pan-genus drug development. was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), a study was undertaken to better define t... Polymerase chain reaction was used to amplify a portion of the avian poxvirus core 4b gene of infected free-ranging birds that presented at the Wildlife Center of Virginia during the 2003 and early 2004 years. Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gut which manifests as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. It has been implicated in marked declines of free-ranging anuran populations. W.M. Molecular Electron Microscopy Core: Top Panel: Renovation of Pinn Hall, 4th floor. All faculty of the School of Medicine are encouraged to compile a Teaching Portfolio to document activities and accomplishments related to education in the health sciences. The impact of the overexpression of this enzyme on plasma concentrations of the different plasma lipoproteins in an animal Understanding the intrinsic and extrinsic risks associated with the species, experimental paradigm,... We describe a microfluidic genetic analysis system that represents a previously undescribed integrated microfluidic device capable of accepting whole blood as a crude biological sample with the endpoint generation of a genetic profile. Extracellular Adenosine Regulates Colitis through Effects on Lymphoid and Non-Lymphoid Cells. Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility Tissue Culture Facility The CIID is a joint research center sponsored by the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Many soldiers returning from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have had at least one exposure to an explosive event and a significant number have symptoms consistent with traumatic brain injury. The UVA Cancer Center is an NCI designated cancer center whose research programs focus on understanding how cancer arises, grows, and spreads and how this knowledge can be used to develop ways to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. The etiology and pathogenesis of Crohn's gastritis are poorly understood, treatment approaches are limited, and there are not many suitable animal models for study. Military service members are often exposed to at least one explosive event, and many blast-exposed veterans present with symptoms of traumatic brain injury. The etiological agent of chytridiomycosis is Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis of the phylum Chytridiomycota. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 204-219). This facility offers the latest advances in imaging/spectroscopy strategies for imaging live animals and excised human and animal organs using techniques such as MRI, ultrasound, bioluminescence, fluorescence, PET, and combined modalities. 9,000 square feet of laboratory research space in Pinn Hall are being renovated to accommodate the expanded research operations of our well-funded investigators in the Division/CIIR. Center for Biomedical Ethics & Humanities HOSPITAL DRIVE The literature and humanities journal of UVA School of Medicine; ... Kim Bullock is Director of the Protocol Development Team for the University of Virginia Cancer Center, Office of Clinical Research and the Human Immune Therapy Center. Keck Center for Cellular Imaging: The facility provides services to the UVA research community including cell culture and storage services, transfections, baculovirus transfections, viral titering, mycoplasma testing, and training in tissue culture techniques. Infection of A2AAR(-/-) mice with Helicobacter hepaticus increased colonic inflammation... Background: Activity was evoked in response to m... Thesis (Ph. This center is a state-of-the-art optical imaging facility that provides continuous development and implementation of novel optical imaging methods that interface expertise in biology, optics and electronic engineering. The purified GPAdV hexon coat protein, or bioactive fragments thereof, can be used in accordance with one embodiment to detect and study the incidence and/or development of antibodies in guinea pigs expose... Molecular microbiology provides a rapid, reliable, sensitive, and specific means of detecting pathogens in laboratory animals. The open design will facilitate collaboration and expansion of projects. David Brenin, MD. Anastomotic leaks at the gastrojejunal (GJ) connection result in severe morbidity. PO Box 800793. In the study reported here, we sought to evaluate transdermal fentanyl patches for their ability to achieve detectable plasma concentrations with minimal adverse effects in New Zealand White rabbits. The author discusses the interpretation of the results of molecular microbiological testing done in conjunction with serologic, bacteriologic, and histopathologic tests, focusing on molecular microbiology as it fits in an o... To detect chlamydial DNA on archived Papanicolaou-stained (Pap) smears using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique. A diverting ileostomy is beneficial for high-risk anastomoses, but its creation and reversal carry a surgical risk in addition to that of resection itself. Charlottesville, VA 22908 434-924-5118. fax: 434-982-0874 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. Pre-release Bd detection can be confounded by imperfect animal sampling and the absence of animals. ID: SEC-006 - Regulated Medical Waste Management. Jerry was a diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), served on their board of directors and as president in 1968. The risks associated with laboratory rats can be chemical, physical, biological, electrical, ergonomic, or a combination of these. Open House. A major challenge in combating bacillary dysentery is the lack of a small-animal model that recapitulates the symptoms observed in infected individuals, including bloody diarrhea. A state-of-the-art facility dedicated to high-resolution electron cryomicroscopy and electron cryotomography to collect data aimed at high-resolution structural biology projects. Bioinformatics Core: Associate Director of the Center for Comparative Medicine 434-924-2090 Jennifer Branum UVA Biosafety Officer Alternate Responsible Official (Select Agents) 434-982-4911 Marie Burdick IBC Member Principal Scientist Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care 434-243-7363 Sam Driver IBC Member Community Member From this, the amino acid sequence of the cloned portion was deduced and compared with a set of mastadenovirus hexons. The Genome Analysis and Technology Core provides high throughput (Next Generation) sequencing services for both novices and experienced users alike, by providing timely assistance in all facets of experimentation from project design/execution to data analysis/reporting. Some instrumentation is available open-access while other services are provided by the staff. The center has imaging systems to image from a single molecule to the whole animal, with specialized processing software including FRET and FLIM. Dept. Learn more. 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