Susan M. Boyd

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In 2004, a team comprised of researchers and service providers launched the Safer Crack Use, Outreach, Research and Education (SCORE) project in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The project was aimed at developing a better understanding of the harms associated with crack cocaine smoking and determining the feasibility of(More)
BACKGROUND Cellular senescence is a major barrier to tumour progression, though its role in pathogenesis of cancer and other diseases is poorly understood in vivo. Improved understanding of the degree to which latent senescence signalling persists in tumours might identify intervention strategies to provoke "accelerated senescence" responses as a(More)
We have developed a program, HookSpace, which provides a simplistic approach to assessing the diversity of molecular databases. The spatial relationship between pairs of intramolecular functional groups can be analysed in a variety of ways to provide both qualitative and quantitative measures of diversity. Results are described and contrasted for two(More)
The main structuring element of a terrestrial biome lies in its vegetation. Hierarchical patterns, from the level of the plant community to the global biome, are at their core a reflection of the evolutionary response of plants to their environment. These processes provide the framework for our chapter on ecology and evolution of plants in arctic and alpine(More)
BACKGROUND This article highlights the experiences of a unique group. In January 2011, Dave Murray organized a group of participants from the North American Opiate Medication Initiative (NAOMI) heroin-assisted treatment clinical trials from 2005 to 2008 in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver (DTES), B.C., Canada. The NAOMI Patients Association (NPA) is an(More)
  • Mary Baker, Susan Boyd, Julia Broadstreet, Cliff Brooks, Gladys Chambers, Cris Coffey +50 others
  • 2005
The fall, 2003 issue of the journal was devoted to a history of the Indiana University Division of Optometry. The narrative covered the period from the first founding efforts in the 1940s and the first entering optometry class in 1953 to 1975 when the Division of Optometry became a School of Optometry. The present issue continues the history from the 1970s(More)
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