Danielle A Snow

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Brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater) are obligate brood parasites. Only females search for host nests and they find host nests one or more days before placing eggs in them. Past work has shown that females have a larger hippocampus than males, but sex differences in spatial cognition have not been extensively investigated. We tested cowbirds for sex and(More)
UNLABELLED We have developed a leukocyte-avid, 99mTc-labeled peptide (P483H) as a potential imaging agent for infection. P483H contains the heparin-binding region of platelet factor-4 (PF-4) and a lysine-rich sequence for rapid renal clearance. Technetium-99m-P483H was evaluated for its ability to selectively label white blood cells (WBCs) in vitro and to(More)
Noncompliance has been identified as the predominant reason for failure of hypertension therapy. Patients may perceive hypertension as a symptomatic condition, and this view may affect compliance. In a cross-sectional study of outpatients attending a hypertension clinic, we assessed 125 veterans' understanding of hypertension, hypertension history,(More)
Colorectal cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Despite the availability of methods for early detection of this cancer, compliance with published screening guidelines is poor. We began a study using a pretest/posttest design to determine the effectiveness of several methods of improving colorectal cancer screening in an(More)
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