Laura A Sonoda

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Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) is highly expressed in mammalian brains and is involved in the pathophysiology of cerebral disorders, including stroke, tumors, infections, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. We found that AQP4-deficient mice were hypersensitive to stimulations such as 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) or(More)
OBJECTIVE Currently, accurately identifying endometrial cancer patients at high risk for recurrence remains poor. To ascertain if changes in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress marker, glucose-regulated-protein-78 (GRP78) can serve as a prognosticator in endometrial cancer, we examined GRP78 expression in patient samples to determine its association with(More)
While highly effective for treating certain gynecologic malignancies, radiotherapy carries known risks, including fistula formation. We report a 75-year-old female with advanced cervical carcinoma who was provided a vaginally placed fecal management system after developing a rectovaginal fistula following primary treatment with chemoradiation. This report(More)
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