Lisa Garland

Learn More
AIMS To evaluate the performance of the Paediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) score in a population of UK children and to use this score to examine severity of illness adjusted mortality of critically ill children <16 years old in a defined geographical region. METHODS Observational study of a defined population of critically ill children (<16 years old)(More)
PURPOSE Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer mortality for women living in poverty, causing more than 28,000 deaths annually in Latin America and 266,000 worldwide. To better understand the molecular basis of the disease, we ascertained blood and tumor samples from Guatemala and Venezuela and performed genomic characterization. (More)
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes account for 20-25 % of inherited breast cancers and about 10 % of all breast cancer cases. Detection of BRCA mutation carriers can lead to therapeutic interventions such as mastectomy, oophorectomy, hormonal prevention therapy, improved screening, and targeted therapies such as PARP-inhibition. We(More)