Brian Palmer

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BACKGROUND Air pollution has been associated with adverse neurological and behavioral health effects in children and adults. Recent studies link air pollutant exposure to adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes, including increased risk for autism, cognitive decline, ischemic stroke, schizophrenia, and depression. OBJECTIVES We sought to investigate the(More)
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) commonly co-occur, but the relationship between these disorders remains unclear. While BPD patients often suffer from depression, their subjective experience and treatment response are different from that experienced by MDD patients without BPD. Surveying the current literature on the(More)
Abuse on a large-scale website such as YouTube comes in various forms — scraping, email spam, hate speech, or " black-hat " search engine optimization to name a few — and must be fought accordingly. The detection of abusive behaviors uses supervised (machine learning) as well as unsupervised algorithms to mine billions of requests and predict the likelihood(More)
Advances in protein crystallography and homology modeling techniques are producing vast amounts of high resolution protein structure data at ever increasing rates. As such, the ability to quickly and easily extract structural similarities is a key tool in discovering important functional relationships. We report on an approach for creating and maintaining a(More)
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