Michael H. Orquiza

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We recently documented plasma lipid dysregulation in preclinical late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD). A 10 plasma lipid panel, predicted phenoconversion and provided 90% sensitivity and 85% specificity in differentiating an at-risk group from those that would remain cognitively intact. Despite these encouraging results, low positive predictive values(More)
BACKGROUND The management of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) who have elevated serum thyroglobulin (Tg) levels and negative (131)I or (123)I scans is problematic, and the decision regarding whether or not to administer (131)I therapy (a "blind" therapy) is also problematic. While (124)I positron emission tomography (PET) imaging has been(More)
INTRODUCTION Seven hundred ninety-five thousand Americans will have a stroke this year, and half will have a chronic hemiparesis. Substantial animal literature suggests that the mammalian brain has much potential to recover from acute injury using mechanisms of neuroplasticity, and that these mechanisms can be accessed using training paradigms and(More)
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