Roberta A. V. George

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Several lines of evidence, including familial aggregation, suggest that allelic variation contributes to risk of diabetic nephropathy. To assess the evidence for specific susceptibility genes, we used the transmission/disequilibrium test (TDT) to analyze 115 candidate genes for linkage and association with diabetic nephropathy. A comprehensive survey of(More)
BACKGROUND Anticoagulation control with warfarin, as assessed by the international normalized ratio (INR), is challenging. Time in the therapeutic range has been inversely correlated with major hemorrhage, thrombosis, and mortality. Quest Diagnostics offers standardized INR laboratory testing services to approximately half of US physician practices. To(More)
Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder on chromosome 17q, associated with recurrent, episodic, painful brachial plexus neuropathy. Dysmorphic features, including hypotelorism, long nasal bridge and facial asymmetry, are frequently associated with HNA. To assess genetic homogeneity, determine the cytogenetic location, and(More)
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