Brittany S. Mead

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Creativity is a vast construct, seemingly intractable to scientific inquiry-perhaps due to the vague concepts applied to the field of research. One attempt to limit the purview of creative cognition formulates the construct in terms of evolutionary constraints, namely that of blind variation and selective retention (BVSR). Behaviorally, one can limit the(More)
The aim of the present retrospective study was to assess long-term survival after cisplatin-based chemotherapy in 398 patients with advanced urothelial transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) treated at seven international oncological units. Various combinations of cisplatin, methotrexate, vinblastine (or vincristine) and doxorubicin were used. The complete(More)
Thirty-five previously untreated patients with FIGO Stage III or IV ovarian carcinoma were treated with cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (II), Adriamycin and cyclophosphamide (PACe). Following four or five cycles of PACe, patients were assessed clinically for response. Twenty-one (60%) of the patients attained a clinical complete remission (CCR), seven (20%) a(More)
OBJECTIVE Cortical spreading depression (CSD) has been observed with relatively high frequency in the period following human brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and ischemic/hemorrhagic stroke. These events are characterized by loss of ionic gradients through massive cellular depolarization, neuronal dysfunction (depression of(More)
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