Lisa Shelton

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Although teleost fish comprise the largest vertebrate radiation, surprisingly little is known about the structure and development of their central nervous systems. Since teleosts are being used much more frequently as model systems in neurobiological research, particularly in understanding visual function, detailed information is needed about central(More)
Immunization of humans with whole sporozoites confers complete, sterilizing immunity against malaria infection. However, achieving consistent safety while maintaining immunogenicity of whole parasite vaccines remains a formidable challenge. We generated a genetically attenuated Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) malaria parasite by deleting three genes expressed in(More)
We report a case of acute symptomatic obstruction of the right innominate vein caused by mediastinal cystic lymphangioma, which was dissected completely free and excised from the surrounding tissues. The patient's postoperative course was uneventful. We stress the need for timely surgical excision of such masses upon diagnosis to prevent life-threatening(More)
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