Jessica L. Dillon

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Benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC) is a rare autosomal dominant generalized epilepsy of the newborn infant. Seizures occur repeatedly in the first days of life and remit by approximately 4 months of age. Previously our laboratory cloned two novel potassium channel genes, KCNQ2 and KCNQ3, and showed that they are mutated in patients with BFNC. In(More)
Intracardiac abscess resulting in complete heart block is an infrequent complication of infective endocarditis. Most presentations of endocarditis are limited to valvular and perivalvular structures, with varying degrees of heart block occurring in the minority of cases. We report a case of endocarditis manifesting as chest pain associated with ST segment(More)
  • Jane Hetherington, Justin Leous, Deputy Manager, Jennifer Anziano, Debbie Brockett, Adam Cherson +7 others
  • 2005
The coastal and pelagic oceans are fundamentally important regions of biological productivity, geochemical cycling, and human utility. As providers of food, recreation, and transportation to the global human community, they represent a significant part of the world's economy. Unfortunately, certain human activities are imperiling the health of the oceans.(More)
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