Joseph Alter

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Twelve male college students slept for 38 consecutive nights in the sleep laboratory under strict control of bedtime and wake-up time. Sleep logs, body temperature and performance on an experimenter-paced auditory vigilance and subject-paced addition test were assessed before sleeping in the laboratory, following 38 consecutive nights, and one month(More)
BACKGROUND Currently, there are multiple commercially available RNA-based biomarkers that are Medicare approved and suggested for use by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines. There is uncertainty as to which patients benefit from genomic testing and for whom these tests should be ordered. Here, we examined the correlation patterns of(More)
"ERK2 alone drives inflammatory pain but cooperates with ERK1 in sensory neuron survival. Extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 (ERK1/2) are highly homologous yet distinct components of signal transduction pathways known to regulate cell survival and function. Recent evidence indicates an isoform-specific role for ERK2 in pain processing and(More)
In this paper, we describe how we used digital media tools to engage at-risk students in the creative process. Through allowing these students to make their own, "Where I Come From..." mini-video poems, they were given the chance to learn how to use digital media tools to express the meaning of their lives. And in some cases, the students evolved their(More)
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