Andrew James Nolan

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Cultured cryopreserved human hepatocytes are extensively used as a model system for studying drug metabolism, although they remain poorly characterized in respect of the major conjugation reactions glucuronidation and sulfation. Using paracetamol (acetaminophen), we assessed eleven samples of cryopreserved human hepatocytes for their suitability to(More)
We examined the influence of chronic intravenous drug abuse on respiratory function in 512 consecutive drug addicts by obtaining respiratory histories, pulmonary function tests and chest roentgenograms. Two hundred and fourteen (42 per cent) had carbon monoxide-diffusing capacities (DLCO) of less than 75 per cent predicted (mean 65.7 per cent), and in 38(More)
BACKGROUND We have developed a Trivalent DNA vaccine for influenza consisting of three plasmids expressing haemagglutinin from different seasonal influenza virus strains delivered using PMED (particle mediated epidermal delivery). We set out to determine whether this vaccine (with and without a molecular adjuvant DNA Encoded Immunostimulator-Labile Toxin(More)
The clinical spectrum of cystic fibrosis is insufficiently appreciated. This disease may occur in adolescents or adults who had minimal or no symptoms in childhood. In three patients the diagnosis was made on the basis of respiratory disease (including bronchiectasis, pneumonia and chronic bronchitis), a family history of respiratory disease, and elevated(More)
IMPORTANCE The best treatment option for primary vitreoretinal lymphoma (PVRL) without signs of central nervous system lymphoma (CNSL) involvement determined on magnetic resonance imaging or in cerebrospinal fluid is unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcomes of treatment regimens used for PVRL in the prevention of subsequent CNSL. DESIGN, SETTING, AND(More)
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