Nina Thakkar Rivera

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The morphology of retinal ganglion cells projecting to the superior colliculus (SC) of the thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) was studied after retrogradely labeling the cells with cholera toxin subunit B. On the basis of previous reports, labeled cells were classified as small (6-10 microm in soma diameter), medium (11-14(More)
In many individuals, drug abuse is intimately linked with HIV-1 infection. In addition to being associated with one-third of all HIV-1 infections in the United States, drug abuse also plays a role in disease progression and severity in HIV-1-infected patients, including adverse effects on the central nervous system (CNS). Specific systems within the brain(More)
The American Heart Association reports the annual incidence of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary arrests (OHCA) is greater than 300,000 with a survival rate of 9.5%. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves one life for every 30, with a 10% decrease in survival associated with every minute of delay in CPR initiation. Bystander CPR and training vary(More)
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