Cliff Williams

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Cognitive impairments play a large role in the lives of surviviors of mild traumatic brain injuries who are unable to return to their prior level of independence in their homes. Computational support has the potential to enable these individuals to regain control over some aspects of their lives. Our research aims to carefully seek out issues that might be(More)
STUDY DESIGN Lower lumbar vertebral endplates from young and old sand rats were assessed in an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee approved study for architectural endplate features using micro-computerized tomography (CT) 3-dimensional (3D) models and vascularization studies by an in vivo vascular tracer or immunocytochemical identification of(More)
Spine fusion is used to treat traumatic or degenerative lumbar instability in the cervical or lumbar spine. Although degenerative radiological changes in discs adjacent to a fusion have been well-recognized, histopathological changes in adjacent discs have not been studied and are poorly understood. An economical small animal model for lumbar fusion would(More)
Animal studies and human case reports show promise in using lipid rescue to treat refractory calcium channel antagonist toxicity. However, the majority of research and clinical experience has focused on non-dihydropyridine agents. Thus, we sought to investigate the value of lipid emulsion (ILE) therapy for dihydropyridine-induced shock. This IACUC-approved(More)
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