Claudia Barajas

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Abnormalities in dopaminergic control of basal ganglia function play a key role in Parkinson's disease. Adenosine appears to modulate the dopaminergic control in striatum, where an inhibitory interaction between adenosine and dopamine receptors has been demonstrated. However the interaction has not been established in substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNr)(More)
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes account for 20-25 % of inherited breast cancers and about 10 % of all breast cancer cases. Detection of BRCA mutation carriers can lead to therapeutic interventions such as mastectomy, oophorectomy, hormonal prevention therapy, improved screening, and targeted therapies such as PARP-inhibition. We(More)
Executive Summary In 2003 Senate Bill 680 created the Oklahoma Task Force to Eliminate Health Disparities. Initially, twelve members representing the Oklahoma Legislature and diverse members of Oklahoma's population made up the Task Force. Commissioner of Health each made three appointments. In 2004 an amendment to Senate Bill 680 added three new members to(More)
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