Nicholas Thompson

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BACKGROUND Emerging technologies (ie, mobile phones, Internet) may be effective tools for promoting physical activity (PA). However, few interventions have provided effective means to enhance social support through these platforms. Face-to-face programs that use group dynamics-based principles of behavior change have been shown to be highly effective in(More)
Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a debilitating disorder with a prevalence of approximately 1 % worldwide. SCZ is known to have a high degree of genetic and clinical heterogeneity and is a major health problem worldwide. The integrin-β 3 subunit gene (ITGB3) gene at 17q21.32 has been implicated in psychiatric disorders. We therefore hypothesized that ITGB3 gene(More)
Molecular aspects of cancer continue to be uncovered by researchers around the world. Theses aspects will need to be exploited in the next generation of cancer treatments. Specific tumor suppressor genes such as p53 can serve as novel therapeutic targets as well. Although the scientific understanding of the actual steps in tumorigenesis is rather muddled,(More)
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