Shuolun Ruan

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Our previous studies suggested that the dNTP/dNDP transporter systems that exist in mitochondria for transporting dNTP/dNDP from the cytoplasm to the mitochondria for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) synthesis play a critical role in delayed cytotoxicity of anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) dideoxynucleoside analogs in mitochondria. A protein, termed(More)
While the number of women entering medical schools is approaching 50% nationally, women continue to be underrepresented in a number of specialties including diagnostic radiology. While diagnostic radiology has many characteristics that might be desirable to women, such as reasonable call hours, flexible scheduling, and high salaries, women still do not(More)
Recent research suggests that serum S-100B may serve as a good pre-head computed tomography (CT) screening test because of its high sensitivity for abnormal head CT scans. The potential economic impact of using S-100B in the emergency department setting for management of adult patients with isolated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has not been evaluated(More)
About a Boy IMET HIM THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS EVE. OR RATHER, I met his father first, and then his mother, grandmother, and sister, and heard an overview of his medical history—an awkward way to begin a relationship. My father and his father sat on one couch, my mother and I on the other. Conversation was halting, quiet; the family had just returned from(More)
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