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Adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors have much promise in gene therapy. Among the many properties that make AAV an ideal vector for gene therapy are its ability to infect both dividing and nondividing cells and the longevity of expression in tissues such as brain, skeletal muscle, and liver. However, like other viral vectors, readministration of vector is(More)
We conducted population-based surveys on direct-to-consumer nutrigenomic testing in Michigan, Oregon, and Utah as part of the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Awareness of the tests was highest in Oregon (24.4%) and lowest in Michigan (7.6%). Predictors of awareness were more education, higher income, and increasing age, except among those(More)
INTRODUCTION People with a family history of diabetes are at increased risk of developing diabetes; however, the effect of family history of diabetes on health care provider practice and patient behavior has not been well defined. METHODS We analyzed data from the 2005 Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, a state-based, random-digit-dialed(More)
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