Norman Chan

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Signaling and repair of DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) are critical for preventing immunodeficiency and cancer. These DNA breaks result from exogenous and endogenous DNA insults but are also programmed to occur during physiological processes such as meiosis and immunoglobulin heavy chain (IgH) class switch recombination (CSR). Recent studies reported that(More)
Epistaxis is a common clinical complaint with a spectrum of severity ranging from spontaneous cessation to unrelenting, life threatening hemorrhage requiring surgical treatment. Both otolaryngologic and neurointerventional techniques are discussed to provide a comprehensive paradigm to treat patients with epistaxis. An exhaustive review of the anatomic(More)
Call classification is the process of characterizing the audio signals encountered when a phone call is placed. The signal can be a live person, an answering machine, a call progress tone (ringback, busy, etc.), a fax modem tone or an announcement message. Call processing system uses the output of the call classifier to perform automated call routing.(More)
Purpose The sphenoid sinus is a complex structure with key variations that are important for endoscopic parasellar approaches. In this study, high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans were analyzed for the frequency of these variations. Methods A retrospective radiographic analysis was conducted on patients undergoing HRCT between July 2008 and(More)
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