Rebecca O'Donovan

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Clinical and serological activity of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been reported to dramatically improve in patients who develop end-stage renal disease (ESRD). At Tulane University Medical Center, most patients with SLE and ESRD continue to have evidence of disease activity. A retrospective study of lupus activity was therefore performed in 19(More)
Aberrant expression/localisation of beta-catenin has been implicated in the progression of oesophageal cancer. As a member of the Wnt-signalling pathway, activated beta-catenin translocates into the nucleus and drives gene transcription. Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) have been implicated in modulation of beta-catenin localisation and transcriptional(More)
AIM This study assessed neonatal outcomes following implementation of a structured, practical approach for promotion of breastmilk expression in mothers of very preterm infants. METHODS A multidisciplinary team developed a protocol that focussed on the enhancement of expression of human milk by mothers of very preterm infants. A pre- and poststudy(More)
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