Scott R. Turner

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There is a fairly consistent, albeit non-universal body of research documenting cognitive declines after cancer and its treatments. While few of these studies have included subjects aged 65 years and older, it is logical to expect that older patients are at risk of cognitive decline. Here, we use breast cancer as an exemplar disease for inquiry into the(More)
In the late stage of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV) infection, a subset of individuals develops HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND), which in its severe form, is characterized by motor and cognitive dysfunction. Dendritic pruning, synaptic abnormalities and neuronal apoptosis are observed in these patients. There are numerous advances in(More)
A shortage of donor organs is a major limitation to liver transplantation. Expansion of donor pool criteria to include patients with schistosomiasis diagnosed on liver biopsy might allow the allocation of more transplant livers. Schistosomiasis is a chronic parasitic disease affecting millions in endemic areas including sub-Sahara Africa that might lead to(More)
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