Announcing New Funding Opportunities

The NN/LM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities! NNLM PNR member organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are eligible to apply. If your organization is not currently a member, it’s easy to join! Proposals submitted by August 15, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. If you plan to submit a proposal, we need a brief statement of intent no later than July 25. Please submit your statement of intent to apply to nnlm@uw.edu. Here are brief descriptions and links to detailed information about current funding opportunities: Community Health Outreach Award, two awards up to $12,000 each. This award is to support outreach partnership projects with aims to improve access and use of quality online health information for informed decisions about health in underserved communities. Possible ideas for projects include: 1) Developing an actionable and sustainable plan with library specific offerings to address community health priorities; 2) Symposia, or educational events for health care providers or librarians about health literacy and the skills to identify, access, retrieve, evaluate, and use relevant electronic health information resources for patient and consumer health education; 3) Train-the-trainer projects that enhance the skills of library/organization staff and other consumer health information intermediaries to train a target population on locating and evaluating health information; 4) Acquiring and imp...
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Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
In this study "principal component analysis" was used as a statistical tool in order to determine the ideal tibia baseplate shape, based upon anthropometric CT- scan data defining an average proximal tibial shape and variations. Gender specificity was evaluated and differences in geometry depending on anatomic constitution (varus, neutral, valgus) were analyzed. The results from our study indicate that in the arthritic knee differences in proximal tibial morphology at the resection level were mainly attributed to size and not shape. This is true for both Caucasian men and women, and is independent from the anatom...
Source: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Acta Orthop Belg Source Type: research
Authors: Yi PS, Li Y, Yan S, Wu B, Lan C, Li JS Abstract AIM: To investigate the efficacy of surgery combined with post-operative trancatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) for intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS: A total of 102 patients were divided into two groups: Radical liver resection only (LR group, 52 patients) and radical liver resection combined with post-operative TACE (combined group, 50 patients). Survival analysis was performed using the Kaplan-Meier method. Univariate and multivariate analysis were performed using Cox proportional analysis to detect prognostic factors of surv...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: MiES resulted an efficient treatment for ARP in patients with PD with clinical benefit, patient satisfaction and improved quality of life even at long-term follow-up. PMID: 30880501 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
This study aimed at validating prognostic performance of P4HA2 and PRTN3 in a larger cohort of patients. METHODS: The expression of P4HA2 and PRTN3 was evaluated with tissue microarrays and immunohistochemistry in 140 patients with pancreatic cancer who underwent surgical resection. Kaplan-Meier and Cox proportional hazards regression modeling were used to explore the association of P4HA2 and PRTN3, either separately or combined, with clinicopathological factors and survival. RESULTS: Most tumors were positive for P4HA2 (133/140, 95%), whereas 77 tumors (55%) were positive for PRTN3. Expression levels of P4HA2 and ...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: We used a novel algorithm to construct a CNN for diagnosing H. pylori infection status on the basis of endoscopic images very quickly. ABBREVIATIONS: H. pylori: Helicobacter pylori; CNN: convolutional neural network; AI: artificial intelligence; EGD: esophagogastroduodenoscopies. PMID: 30879352 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Authors: Zhang Q, Li Z, Xu K, Qian Y, Chen M, Sun L, Song S, Huang X, He Z, Li F, Zhang D, Yang L, Wang Y, Xu H, Xu Z Abstract BACKGROUND: We aimed to investigate the role of intracellular imatinib concentration in drug resistance and the expression of candidate drug transporters in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) cell lines. METHOD: The imatinib concentrations were measured by the liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). The expression of candida te drug transporters was detected by qRT-PCR. RESULTS: The tissue imatinib concentrations in imatinib resistant patients were significantl...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Combining LSM with non-invasive parameters, especially GBWT, improves the diagnostic accuracy for predicting EV. We suggest reconsidering screening gastroscopy in patients with ACLD who show LSM
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Bone Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2019Source: Materials LettersAuthor(s): Wanmin Liu, Mulan Qin, Chengwei Gao, Donghong Yu, Yuanzheng YueAbstractA spherical LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2 (NCA) cathode material is synthesized from the precursor Ni0.8Co0.15Al0.05(OH)2 obtained through a co-precipitation method using potassium sodium tartrate for the first time as a chelating agent. X-ray diffraction analysis proves that the as-prepared NCA is a hexagonal phase with perfectly ordered layered structure. Scanning electron microscope study shows that the morphology and size of NCA remain nearly the same as those of the precurs...
Source: Materials Letters - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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