Lindsay A Ewan

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OBJECTIVE To understand the mechanisms of skeletal muscle destruction and resistance to enzyme replacement therapy in Pompe disease, a deficiency of lysosomal acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA), in which glycogen accumulates in lysosomes primarily in cardiac and skeletal muscles. METHODS We have analyzed compartments of the lysosomal degradative pathway in(More)
A combination of phenotypic and genotypic methods was used to investigate 70 unique Escherichia coli clinical isolates identified as producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) at a medical center in Pittsburgh, PA, between 2007 and 2008. Fifty-seven isolates (81%) produced CTX-M-type ESBLs, among which CTX-M-15 was predominant (n = 46). Isolates(More)
PURPOSE Health research that includes youth and family stakeholders increases the contextual relevance of findings, which can benefit both the researchers and stakeholders involved. The goal of this study was to identify youth and family adolescent health priorities and to explore strategies to address these concerns. METHODS Stakeholders identified(More)
Males comprise a minority of patients with eating disorders (ED). However, men who have sex with men, males with gender identity disorder, and transsexual (TS) males are at increased risk for ED. Little has been published about the unique treatment needs of TS patients with ED. A 19-year-old male-to-female TS patient presented with restrictive eating,(More)
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