Research Studies

Status: Completed
Study area: Public Health
Principal investigator: B Lafferty
Co-investigator(s): L J Standish
Project period: September 1, 2001 - September 30, 2004
Status: Completed
Study area: Oncology
Co-investigator(s): Lafferty WE, Bellas A, Corage Baden A, Tyree PT, Standish LJ, Pa
Funded by: Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. billlaf@u.washington.edu
Project period: 2004

 

Status: Completed
Study area: Nutrition/Dietary, Chronic Disease
Co-investigator(s): Zhang C, Williams MA, Frederick IO, King IB, Sorensen TK,, Kestin MM, Dashow EE, Luthy DA.
Funded by: Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, USA.
Project period: 2004

Low maternal dietary vitamin C intake and low plasma AA concentrations are associated with an increased risk of GDM. Large, prospective, cohort studies are needed to further evaluate the potential beneficial role of vitamin C and other antioxidants in the prevention of impaired glucose tolerance in pregnancy.

Status: Completed
Study area: Healthy Aging, Oncology
Principal investigator: Chlebowski RT, Wactawski-Wende J, Ritenbaugh C
Co-investigator(s): Hubbell FA, Ascensao J, Rodabough RJ, Rosenberg CA, Taylor VM, , Harris R, Chen C, Adams-Campbell LL, White E
Funded by: Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA. rchlebowski@rei.edu
Project period: 2004

 

Status: Completed
Study area: Nutrition/Dietary, General Wellness
Co-investigator(s): Huang TT, Howarth NC, Lin BH, Roberts SB, McCrory MA.
Funded by: Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.
Project period: 2004

Excluding implausible dietary reports may be necessary for discerning dietary associations with BMI percentile. EI and meal, but not snack, patterns may play a quantitatively greater role in weight regulation as children age.

Status: Completed
Study area: Chronic Disease
Principal investigator: C Krowdley
Co-investigator(s): L J Standish
Project period: June 1, 2002 - April 30, 2004

The aim of this study is to gather evidence for dose-dependent safety and tolerability of an oral silybinphosphatidylcholine phystosome (Siliphos TM) at three doses in subjects with chronic hepatitis C with stages II, III, and IV of liver fibrosis.

Status: Completed
Study area: Botanical Medicine, Immunity
Principal investigator: C Wenner
Co-investigator(s): RY Ho, D Clanton, G Sivam, C Calabrese
Funded by: NIH/NCCAM
Project period: August 1, 2000 - December 31, 2003

A collaboration with the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.

Status: Completed
Study area: Neurology
Principal investigator: L J Standish
Funded by: NIH/NCCAM
Project period: July 14, 2000 - June 24, 2003

A collaboration with the University of Washington and the Noetic Sciences Institute.

Status: Completed
Study area: Chronic Disease, Immunity
Principal investigator: E Targ; D Abrams
Co-investigator(s): L J Standish
Project period: July 1, 2000 - April 30, 2003

A collaboration with the Complementary Medical Research Institute and San Francisco Community Consortium, a division of the San Francisco General Hospital. Sponsored by the NIH/NCCAM.

Status: Completed
Study area: Chronic Disease, Immunity
Principal investigator: L J Standish
Funded by: NIH/NIAID, NCCAM
Project period: May 8, 2000 - March 31, 2003

A collaboration with Johns Hopkins University.

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