M. S. Read

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The liver represents a model organ for gene therapy. A method has been developed for hepatic gene transfer in vivo by the direct infusion of recombinant retroviral vectors into the portal vasculature, which results in the persistent expression of exogenous genes. To determine if these technologies are applicable for the treatment of hemophilia B patients,(More)
A total of 9 participants with right-hemisphere stroke performed a new virtual reality (VR) wheelchair navigation test of lateralized spatial attention and neglect. The test consists of a virtual path along which participants navigate (or are navigated) as they name virtual objects encountered. There are 4 VR conditions, obtained by crossing the factors(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the inter-/intrarater reliability of the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury version 2 scale and the repeatability of the time to walk 10 m in chronic subjects. DESIGN In this reliability study, 26 subjects from the United States and Italy with spinal cord injury/disorder were tested by two blinded raters on two separate days to(More)
The role of von Willebrand factor (vWF) in arterial neointimal formation that develops in arteries with altered shear stress was investigated using normal, heterozygous, and homozygous von Willebrand disease pigs (ie, vWD, or lacking vWF) that were fed normal pig chow. Shear stress was applied to carotid and femoral arteries with a Goldblatt clamp for 14(More)
This paper explores the complex processes involved in the self-construction of academic identity in a UK School of Education. Drawing on the research of four academics, it begins by discussing teacher educators' varying perceptions of the need to re-configure their identity to meet the expectations of a twenty first century Higher Education workforce. It(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE We present a retrospective case series of 2 individuals with motor-incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) to examine differences in lifetime cost estimates before and after participation in an intensive locomotor training (LT) program. Sections of a life care plan (LCP) were used to determine the financial implications associated with(More)
• Developed a " Best Practices Guide " for supervision of MFT Interns, Associate Clinical Social Workers and LPCC Interns via videoconferencing-forthcoming September 2010. • Identified and publicized funding opportunities for schools and mental health professionals working in underserved areas, such as the Cal-SEARCH program, loan repayment programs(More)
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