Louise Rice

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The application of modern technology in basic research often requires fresh tissue from human organs. The acquisition of this tissue challenges the anatomic pathologist to balance the needs of the basic scientist with the requirements of quality patient care. Our experience indicates that fresh tissue adequate for research can be obtained from neoplastic(More)
The prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency has increased markedly in recent decades to current epidemic levels (Hyppönen E, et al. Am J Clin Nutr 2007;85:860-868). In parallel, there has been an increase in the incidence of a range of immune-mediated conditions ranging from cancer to autoimmune and respiratory diseases, including chronic(More)
PURPOSE By 2050 it is projected that 115 million people worldwide will have Alzheimer's Disease (AD) [1]. Recent attempts have been made to redefine the diagnostic criteria of AD to include markers of neurodegeneration - measurable by FDG-PET - and markers of amyloid accumulation - measurable by amyloid-PET. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic review of(More)
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