Mitchell Alexis

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Compelling evidence indicates that psychiatric and developmental disorders are generally caused by disruptions in the functional connectivity (FC) of brain networks. Events occurring during development, and in particular during fetal life, have been implicated in the genesis of such disorders. However, the developmental timetable for the emergence of neural(More)
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the deadliest gynecologic cancer. Recently, the existence of ovarian cancer stem cells has been reported. Sox2, Nanog and Oct4 are key markers of "stemness". The objective of this study was to determine whether Sox2, Nanog, and Oct4 are associated with EOC and poor outcome. The expression of these markers was assessed by(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of oxidative stress in the development of cisplatin resistance in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). METHODS Two parent EOC cell lines (MDAH-2774 and SKOV-3) and their chemoresistant counterparts (cisplatin, 50 µmol/L) were used. Total RNA was extracted and subjected to real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain(More)
BACKGROUND Chemoradiation is an alternative to radical vulvectomy with en bloc node dissection for advanced vulvar cancer. We report a case of complete clinical and pathologic response with chemotherapy alone in a patient with advanced vulvar cancer. CASE A middle-aged woman known to have had human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) for 10 years was newly(More)
Objective. To report a case of successful laparoscopic management of a left ruptured tubal pregnancy in the setting of an ipsilateral ectopic pelvic kidney. Method. Case report was prepared at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. The patient is a young woman gravida 2 para 0 in her twenties who presented with severe abdominal pain and vaginal(More)
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