Ramona Salazar

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A three-stage genome-wide association study recently identified single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in five loci (fibroblast growth receptor 2 (FGFR2), trinucleotide repeat containing 9 (TNRC9), mitogen-activated protein kinase 3 K1 (MAP3K1), 8q24, and lymphocyte-specific protein 1 (LSP1)) associated with breast cancer risk. We investigated whether the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of risk alleles for type 2 diabetes with prediabetes accounting for age, anthropometry, inflammatory markers and lifestyle habits. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of 129 men and 157 women of medium-sized companies in northern Germany in the Delay of Impaired Glucose Tolerance by a Healthy Lifestyle Trial (DELIGHT). (More)
The effect of visual or auditory decortication on cross-modal transfer of an intensity discrimination was examined in rats. Twenty animals were first trained under either visual-auditory (V-A) or auditory-visual (A-V) cross-modal transfer (CMT) in a shuttlebox using a shock avoidance pardigm. Prior to the second training session, five of the A-V animals(More)
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