Mackenzie R. Wehner

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Central serotonin (5-HT) neurons modulate many vital brain functions, including respiratory control. Whether breathing depends critically on 5-HT neurons, or whether their influence is excitatory or inhibitory, remains controversial. Here we show that neonatal Lmx1b(flox/flox;ePet-Cre/+) mice (also called Lmx1b(f/f/p) mice), which selectively lack serotonin(More)
OBJECTIVE To synthesise the literature on indoor tanning and non-melanoma skin cancer. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES PubMed (1966 to present), Embase (1974 to present), and Web of Science (1898 to present). STUDY SELECTION All articles that reported an original effect statistic for indoor tanning and non-melanoma skin cancer(More)
OBJECTIVES To draw attention to sex related disparities in academic medical leadership by investigating the representation of female leaders compared with leaders with moustaches. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis. SETTING Academic medical departments in the United States. PARTICIPANTS Clinical department leaders (n=1018) at the top 50 US medical(More)
Atherosclerotic disorders are well known to be associated with obesity, lipid profile, smoking, hypertension and other medical comorbidities, and large cohort studies have explored the childhood correlates to these adult risk factors. However, there has been little investigation into the childhood risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). We(More)
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