Savita P Collins

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Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by melanocytic macules, hamartomatous polyps and an increased risk for numerous cancers. The human LKB1 (hLKB1) gene encodes a serine/threonine protein kinase that is deficient in the majority of patients with PJS. The murine LKB1 (mLKB1) cDNA was isolated, sequenced and shown to(More)
This study was designed to examine the relationship between the Voice Handicap Index (VHI) and acoustic measures of voice samples common in clinical practice. Fifty participants, 38 women and 12 men, ranging in age from 19 to 80 years, with a mean age of 49 years, served as participants. Of these 50 participants, 17 participants could be included in the(More)
The therapeutic use of the atypical antipsychotics clozapine, remoxipride and risperidone has been reported to be associated with a reduced occurrence of the extrapyramidal side-effects seen during therapy with classical (or typical) antipsychotics such as trifluoperazine and haloperidol. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of the atypical(More)
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