Shirley Hseuh-Li Chang

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Medulloblastoma is the most common brain tumor in children. Here, we report that bortezomib, a proteasome inhibitor, induced apoptosis and inhibited cell proliferation in two established cell lines and a primary culture of human medulloblastomas. Bortezomib increased the release of cytochrome c to cytosol and activated caspase-9 and caspase-3, resulting in(More)
OBJECTIVE Reduced nephron number is hypothesized to be a risk factor for chronic kidney disease and hypertension. Whether reduced nephron number accelerates the early stages of diabetic nephropathy is unknown. This study investigated whether the rate of development of diabetic nephropathy lesions was different in type 1 diabetic patients with a single(More)
BACKGROUND The variations in central corneal thickness can influence intraocular pressure measurement. The aim of our study was to determine whether there is a difference in the central corneal thickness between normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) and non-glaucoma populations. METHODS This prospective study included 33 consecutive patients with NTG and 33 age-(More)
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