John Weed

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Eleven consecutive leukemia patients with thrombosis induced by asparaginase-prednisone-vincristine therapy were studied to gain insight into the pathogenesis of this complication. Measurement of anti-thrombin III, plasminogen, factor V, and fibrin degradation products as well as platelet aggregation sensitivity to adenosine diphosphate disclosed no(More)
Septal-lesioned rats (n = 7) and nonsurgical controls (n = 7) were exposed to a higher-order conditioned taste aversion procedure and the effects of septal lesions on the development of a higher-order conditioned taste aversion examined. In Phase 1, septal and control rats were permitted to consume a sodium chloride solution and illness was produced by an(More)
We tested clinical samples from patients receiving four commonly monitored antidepressant drugs--amitriptyline, nortriptyline, imipramine, and desipramine--to evaluate the reliability of currently available Becton-Dickinson Vacutainer brand vacuum blood collection tubes. Serum tubes (red stopper), heparinized plasma tubes (green stopper), and two types of(More)
CONTROL OF UNMANNED SYSTEMS Unmanned systems have become a critical element of our nation's defense operations. These systems are enabled by the ability to effect precise control of sophisticated weapon platforms from remote locations. Human operators control these platforms using wireless control systems. Today, much simpler, yet similar wireless controls(More)
We are in the age of electronic warfare, in which radar and communications technologies are integral components of weapon systems. The development of technologies that advance our ability to execute electronic attack, provide electronic support, and uphold electronic protection on weapon systems is currently a priority within the Department of Defense.(More)