Jonathan B Macknin

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Swallowing and biting responses in the marine mollusk Aplysia are both mediated by a cyclical alternation of protraction and retraction movements of the grasping structure, the radula and underlying odontophore, within the feeding apparatus of the animal, the buccal mass. In vivo observations demonstrate that Aplysia biting is associated with strong(More)
Disorders of olfaction are among the first clinical signs of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD). In this study, we employed an odor habituation paradigm to evaluate the olfactory function of T alpha 1-3RT transgenic mice that overexpress tau, a key pathogenic protein in AD, and compared such(More)
BACKGROUND The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery requirements state that an orthopaedic residency must offer at least 5 years of clinical education and some exposure to research. To expose residents to basic research, some programs, including ours, have a research track that allows for 1 year of basic science research. The degree to which research(More)
To our knowledge, no report has been published of a flexor tendon rupture as a result of a closed phalangeal fracture.A 58-year-old woman with multiple medical comorbidities presented with a closed, apex volar fracture of her long finger proximal phalynx with clinically intact flexor digitorum profundus and superficialis tendons in zone 2 of the flexor(More)
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