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Publications - 2008

(KCOM faculty are listed in bold font; staff and students are identified in brackets)

Fryer G, Teaching critical thinking in osteopathy - integrating craft, knowledge and evidence-informed approaches. Intl J Osteopath Med. 2008 ;11(2):56-61 PDF


Geisbuhler TP. Compartmentalization of non-adenine nucleotides in anoxic cardiac myocytes.  Basic Res Cardiol. 2008 103: 31-40. Epub 09-24-07.


Halma KD, Degenhardt BF, Snider KT, Johnson JC, Flaim MS [alumnus], Bradshaw D [alumnus]. Intraobserver reliability of cranial strain patterns as evaluated by osteopathic physicians: a pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Sept;108(9):493-502 PubMed


Kawada SI, Li S, Wang YX, Mock OB, Oda SI, Campbell KL. Karyotype evolution of shrew moles (Soricomorpha: Talpidae). J. Mammal. 2008, 89(6):1428-1434. Abstract


Kozisek ME, Middlemas DS, Bylund DB. The differential regulation of BDNF and TrkB levels in juvenile rats after four days of escitalopram and desipramine treatment. Neuropharmacology. 2008 Feb;54(2):251-7 PubMed


Kozisek ME, Middlemas DS, Bylund DB. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and its receptor tropomyosin-related kinase B in the mechanism of action of antidepressant therapies. Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Jan;117(1):30-51 PubMed


McGovern RJ, Lee MM, Johnson JC, Morton B: ElderLynk: A Community Outreach Model for the Integrated Treatment of Mental Health Problems in the Rural Elderly. Ageing International 32(1):43-53, 2008.


Noll DR, Degenhardt BF, Fossum C, Hensel K. Clinical and research protocol for osteopathic manipulative treatment of elderly patients with pneumonia. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Sept;108(9):508-516 PubMed

Noll DR, Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, Burt SA [staff]. Immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 May;108(5):251-9. PubMed


Noll DR, Johnson JC, Brooks JE. Revisiting Castlio and Ferris-Swift's experiments on direct splenic stimulation in patients with acute infectious disease. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Feb;108(2):71-9. Erratum in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Apr;108(4):215.


Pu Q, Chang Y, Zhang C, Cai Y, Hassid AI. Chronic insulin treatment suppresses PTP1B function, induces increased PDGF signaling and amplifies neointima formation in balloon injured rat artery. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Nov 14 [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

Sanchez-Villagra MR, Goswami A, Weisbecker V, Mock O, Kuratani S. Conserved relative timing of cranial ossification patterns in early mammalian evolution. Evol Dev. 2008, 10:5, 519-530. PubMed


Siegel AL, Bledsoe C, Lavin J, Gatti F, Berge J, Millman G, Turin E, Winders WT, Rutter J, Palmeiri B, Carlson CG. Treatment with inhibitors of the NF-kappaB pathway improves whole body tension development in the mdx mouse. Neuromuscul Disord. 2009 Feb;19(2):131-9. Epub 2008 Dec 2. PubMed


Singh VK, Hattangady DS, Giotis ES, Singh AK, Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Wilkinson BJ. Insertional inactivation of branched-chain {alpha}-keto acid dehydrogenase in Staphylococcus aureus leads to decreased branched-chain membrane fatty acids content and increased susceptibility to certain stresses. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Oct;74(19):5882-5890 Epub 2008 Aug. 8 PubMed


Smith M, Fryer G, A comparison of two muscle energy techniques for increasing flexibility of the hamstring muscle group. J Body Mov Ther. 2008 ;12(4):312-317 PubMed


Snider KT, Johnson JC, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF. Increased incidence and severity of somatic dysfunction in subjects with chronic low back pain. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Aug;108(8):372-8 PubMed

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Kribs JW, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF, Bukowski A [student], Johnson JC. Reliability of Tuffier's line as an anatomic landmark. Spine. 2008 Mar 15;33(6):E161-5 PubMed

Van Meter KE [student], Stuart MK. A monoclonal antibody that inhibits translation in Sf21 cell lysates is specific for glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2008 Oct 10;69(3):107-117 PubMed


Wang SS, Shultz JR, Burish MJ, Harrison KH, Hof PR, Towns LC, Wagers MW, Wyatt KD. Functional trade-offs in white matter axonal scaling. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 9;28(15):4047-56 PubMed

Zhuang D, Pu Q, Ceacareanu B, Chang Y, Dixit M, Hassid A. Chronic insulin treatment amplifies PDGF-induced motility in differentiated aortic smooth muscle cells by suppressing the expression and function of PTP1B. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Jul;295(1):H163-73. Epub 2008 May 2 PubMed


Books, Book Chapters, Reviews Return to top

Chamberlain NR. The Big Picture: Medical Microbiology. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. New York, NY; 2008

Other Scholarly Publications Return to top

Blansit D. An Introduction to cascading style sheets (CSS). J Elec Res Med. Lib. 2008, 5(4):395-409.


Blansit D. Using autoIt to simplify scripting. J Elec Res Med. Lib. 2008, 5(3):293-306.


Blansit D. Automating repetitive tasks: Getting Started with Hotkeys. J Elec Res Med. Lib. 2008, 5(2):187-198.


Blansit D. Readily available work-around technology for demonstrating PDA products to a group. J Elec Res Med. Lib. 2008, 5(1):85-93.


Blansit, D. Burning CDs: A few technical details. J Elec Res Med. Lib. 2008, 4(4):83-97.