Christina Schumann

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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by progressive neurodegeneration leading to loss of cognitive abilities and ultimately to death. Postmortem investigations revealed decreased expression of cerebral insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 receptor (IGF-1R) and insulin receptor substrate (IRS) proteins in patients with AD. To elucidate the role of(More)
One's feelings of intimacy and connectedness with distal, fictional media characters are referred to as parasocial interactions. Video games have challenged this concept, as the distance between game players and characters is greatly reduced, if not completely removed, in virtual environments. Games encourage the internalization and psychological merging of(More)
Ohio Department of Health Coverdell Stroke Program presents data on UH performance CLEVELAND-A new benchmark report from the Ohio Department of Health Coverdell Stroke Program shows that University Hospitals Case Medical Center is 12.4 percent better than the national average in administering the clot-busting drug t-PA within 60 minutes or less of the(More)
A concerted effort by UH Neurological Institute team members across the system have given more patients access to one of the nation's premier programs for neurology and neurosurgery. As you know, in 2014 U.S. News & World Report ranked the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at UH Case Medical Center as one of the best programs in the country, and we(More)
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