Research Studies

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: 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: 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.

Status: Completed
Study area: Botanical Medicine, Immunity
Principal investigator: J Taylor
Co-investigator(s): Leanna J Standish, Carlos Calabrese
Funded by: NIH/NCCAM
Project period: April 1, 2000 - March 31, 2002

A two-year-study of 600 children. Not only will the results of this study determine if echinacea, the most popular medicinal herb sold in the United States, is an effective therapy for URIs in children, but the study will also provide a design framework for future assessments on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicines in children.

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