Carissa Smith

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Weight-loss interventions generally improve lipid profiles and reduce cardiovascular disease risk, but effects are variable and may depend on genetic factors. We performed a genetic association analysis of data from 2,993 participants in the Diabetes Prevention Program to test the hypotheses that a genetic risk score (GRS) based on deleterious alleles at 32(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Conventional MR imaging of the cervical spinal cord in MS is challenged by numerous artifacts and interreader variability in lesion counts. This study compares the relatively novel WM-suppressed T1 inversion recovery sequence with STIR and proton density-weighted TSE sequences in the evaluation of cervical cord lesions in patients(More)
This paper presents a software infrastructure being developed by Delalondre et al. 1 to support the implementation of adaptive multiple model simulations. It describes an abstraction of single and multiple model simulations into the individual operational components with a focus on the relationships and transformations that relate them. Building on that(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the various symptoms and causes of objective tinnitus in children. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. PATIENTS Five children who had audible signals emanating from their ears caused by audible spontaneous otoacoustic emissions, palatal myoclonus, arteriovenous malformation, and acoustic trauma. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The(More)
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