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ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELL RECRUITMENT IN A WOUND HEALING MICROFLUIDIC VASCULAR MODEL
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-02)
During wound healing, endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are recruited from the bone marrow and directed to the site of injury. At the site of injury, hypoxic conditions promote TNF-α, which up regulates intercellular ...
Dextran-Allyl Isocyanate-Ethylamine Hydrogel for Treating Third-Degree Dermal Burn Wounds
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-01)
Third-degree burn wound is characterized by the full-thickness injury of the skin, including both the epidermal and the dermal layer. These wounds do not heal spontaneously and require excision of the necrotic tissue. ...
Elucidating the role of Keratin 17 in cervical carcinogenesis
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-06-26)
Cervical malignancies develop when viral genes from high-risk strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) such as HPV type 16 and 18 are expressed in the cervical epithelium. Expression of Keratin 17 (K17), an intermediate ...
Investigating Alternative Methods of Nucleic Acid Delivery in Oocytes
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-07-01)
Studies using RNA interference in oocytes have elucidated processes relating to oocyte function and fertilization. Currently, the only viable method for genetic manipulation of oocytes is microinjection, a very time consuming ...
Social Security Solvency Options
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-07)
Policy options to increase the long-term solvency of Social Security.
Understanding the Sino-Japanese Bilateral Relationship
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-30)
This thesis portfolio assesses the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship using three sources of contention. The main question is, “What are the main sources of conflict in the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship?” Each ...
Statistical Methods for Competing Risks Model
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-25)
“Competing Risks” refers to the study of the time to event where there is more than one type of failure event. The distinct problem can be vital, since not only it can inform the patients what risks they are facing, but ...
EVALUATION OF THE PROTECTIVE EFFICACY OF HIV-1 PROTEASE INHIBITORS AGAINST ENTEROVIRUS 71 INFECTION IN VITRO
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-26)
Enterovirus associated hand, foot and mouth disease continues to be a prominent public health issue despite the numerous vaccine trials and drug development attempts. The lack of a specific and protective antiviral drug ...
Recommendations to the Secretary of State on Securing High-Risk Diplomatic Facilities
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-16)
In 2012, the State Department commissioned an Accountability Review Board (ARB) to investigate the September 11th attacks on U.S. Special Mission Benghazi. The resulting report revealed security lapses in the Department’s ...
Turning the R Console Into an Interactive Learning Environment with swirl
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-09-22)
Interactive platforms for learning computer programming have exploded in recent years. Sadly, the R programming language is overlooked by most of these tools. swirl is an open source software package for the R programming ...