Laura Slaughter

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Peripheral blood mononuclear cells from 10 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and 9 control subjects were cultured in vitro for 30 days with and without infection by Epstein-Barr virus. All cultures showed polyclonal stimulation of B cells as indicated by rising levels of IgM in the culture supernates, reaching maximal at 18-24 days, and with no(More)
An overview is provided of six information visualization systems designed specifically for gaining an overview of electronic health records (EHR). The systems discussed all make use of timelines: Lifelines, Lifelines2, KNAVE II, CLEF Visual Navigator, Time-line, and AsbruView. With the exception of Lifelines2, the main user groups targeted are physicians(More)
A spectrum of chemically induced transplantable adenocarcinomas of the rat hepatocyte was developed in inbred strains of rats. For the most part, the tumors showed remarkable stability in growth rate between 1973 and 1976, as determined by months between transfers. A few tumors were slower-growing in 1976 than in 1973, and a few tumors of intermediate(More)
The Internet has been a huge resource for sharing and collecting information including health related information. Some health related information is written by patients (lay persons) discussing their experience about health problems and treatments. This paper introduces our initial work on providing physicians with clinically useful patient health(More)
Clinical and pathological features of ovarian dysgerminomas occurring in two dogs and a cat are presented. The feline neoplasm had morphological characteristics closely resembling those of dysgerminomas in women. The feline and one canine neoplasm occurred in young animals as compared to other reported animal dysgerminomas. Findings are discussed in(More)