Norman H. Russell

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On the basis of positive preclinical data, we evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of an alphavirus replicon HIV-1 subtype C gag vaccine (AVX101), expressing a nonmyristoylated form of Gag, in two double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials in healthy HIV-1-uninfected adults. Escalating doses of AVX101 or placebo were administered(More)
BACKGROUND Claims have been made that breast augmentation induces a previously unrecognized disease ("silicone-osis"). AIMS To confirm the existence of "silicone-osis", qualify and quantify its characteristics. METHODS In this population-based retrospective cohort study, the health status of 458 female Sydney residents who had augmentation mammoplasty(More)
BACKGROUND Allegations that exposure to endogenous silicone, especially related to breast implants, might be causally related to connective tissue disease originated from case studies. More recent comparative studies have implied no such increased risk. The aims of the present study were to compare the prevalence and/or incidence of autoimmune and(More)
The so-called stemless blue violets (Subsection Boreali-Americanae, Section Plagiostigma, Genus Viola) are one of the most difficult groups of angiosperms for the taxonomist to interpret . In large par t this is due to lack of conspicuous inherited morphological differences among the approximate ly 25 species. The chief bar r ie r to gene exchange in the(More)
We provide here information on the distribution of copper, zinc, lead, gold, silver, barium, arsenic, antimony, mercury, selenium and tellurium in the Moore and Monte Negro high-sulfidation epithermal deposits in the Pueblo Viejo district, Dominican Republic. Moore and Monte Negro are funnel-shaped zones of advanced argillic alteration and precious-metal(More)
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