Marie-Laure Ryan

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Objective and Design: To determine whether an inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), administered to human subjects in a dental school research clinic, can reduce bone-type collagen degradation fragments in oral inflammatory exudates containing excessive levels of collagenase.¶Materials and Subjects: Gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) was collected(More)
This essay explores how theoretical physics, narratology, and narrative itself deal with the idea that reality consists of a plurality of worlds. In physics, the existence of parallel universes has been postulated on the cosmic level to describe what lies on the other side of black holes and, on the level of subatomic particles, to avoid the paradoxes of(More)
edited by marie-laure ryan and jan-noël thon Storyworlds across media: toward a media-conscious narratology / edited by Marie-Laure Ryan and Jan-Noël Thon. p. cm.— (Frontiers of narrative) Includes bibliographical references and index.ric) 2. Discourse analysis, Narrative. 3. Storytelling in mass media. 4. Mass media and language.
The paper aims to revitalise Gérard Genette’s literary term of ‘metalepsis’ within a cinematic context, emphasising the expression’s creative potentials for both analytical and creative approaches. Through its ‘mainstream complexity,’ Christopher Nolan’s 2010 film Inception provides a novel and, at best, progressive contribution to contemporary Hollywood(More)
We reviewed the findings for 15 immunosuppressed children with cancer who had 18 episodes of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. Predisposing factors were then assessed for their influence on the course of infection. The nutritional status and oral hygiene of most patients were poor. Eleven of the 18 episodes involved the spontaneous exfoliation of(More)
Sulconazole nitrate 1.0 percent cream was compared to miconazole nitrate 2.0 percent cream in a double-blind, parallel study involving ninety-six patients with cutaneous dermatophytosis. Both agents were highly effective, with no statistically significant differences in the parameters studied. Among tinea pedis patients, all of seven treated with(More)