Emily Sullivan

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Splenic function in sickle hemoglobinopathy syndromes was assessed to determine the developmental pattern of splenic dysfunction. Nonvisualization of the spleen using technetium-99 metastable (99mTc) spleen scans correlated strongly with pocked (vesiculated) RBCs greater than or equal to 3.5%. Cross-sectional analysis of pocked RBC data from 2,086 patients(More)
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)
A method for screening EDTA(K3) blood samples for platelet function is described. The general availability of whole blood platelet counters in the clinical laboratory suggested their use to measure platelet aggregation. To simplify the collection and storage of blood samples, a method utilizing EDTA collected blood is described. Addition of calcium and(More)
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