Vincent V Luong

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Using a large consortium of undergraduate students in an organized program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), we have undertaken a functional genomic screen in the Drosophila eye. In addition to the educational value of discovery-based learning, this article presents the first comprehensive genomewide analysis of essential genes involved(More)
BACKGROUND Tilted disc syndrome (TDS) is a congenital optic nerve coloboma occurring from embryonic dysgenesis. Several features characterize TDS, including an inferiorly located conus, situs inversus of the major retinal vessels, and an anomalous disc shape. Commensurate with axonal dysgenesis, visual field defects may often occur from TDS, the most common(More)
BACKGROUND Long-term results of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are nonexistent in the veterans affairs (VA) population. We compare excess weight loss (EWL) success and medical comorbidity changes between the VA and non-VA population after RYGB. METHODS Retrospective review of consecutive subjects undergoing RYGB from 1997 to 2002 at the Los Angeles VA.(More)
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