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2013 journal article

Information-theoretic model-averaged benchmark dose analysis in environmental risk assessment

ENVIRONMETRICS, 24(3), 143–157.

By: W. Piegorsch*, L. An*, A. Wickens*, R. West n, E. Pena* & W. Wu*

author keywords: Akaike information criterion (AIC); doseresponse modeling; frequentist model averaging; model uncertainty; multi-model inference
TL;DR: Application of a frequentist model averaging approach for estimating benchmark doses, based on information-theoretic weights, can improve environmental health planning and risk regulation when dealing with low-level exposures to hazardous agents. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Environmental, institutional, and demographic predictors of environmental literacy among middle school children

PLoS One, 8(3).

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Developing predictive approaches to characterize adaptive responses of the reproductive endocrine axis to Aromatase inhibition: I. Data generation in a small fish model

Toxicological Sciences, 133(2), 225–233.

By: D. Villeneuve, M. Breen, D. Bencic, J. Cavallin, K. Jensen, E. Makynen, L. Thomas, L. Wehmas, R. Conolly, G. Ankley

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Developing Predictive Approaches to Characterize Adaptive Responses of the Reproductive Endocrine Axis to Aromatase Inhibition: II. Computational Modeling

TOXICOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 133(2), 234–247.

author keywords: endocrine disruptors; biological modeling; non-mammalian species; dose response; biomarkers
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological / drug effects; Animal Testing Alternatives; Animals; Aromatase Inhibitors / toxicity; Computer Simulation; Cyprinidae / physiology; Dose-Response Relationship, Drug; Estradiol / blood; Estrogen Antagonists / toxicity; Fadrozole / toxicity; Female; Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System / drug effects; Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System / enzymology; Male; Ovary / drug effects; Ovary / enzymology; Predictive Value of Tests; Time Factors
TL;DR: A computational model of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis in female fathead minnows is developed to predict dose-response and time-course behaviors for endocrine effects of the aromatase inhibitor, fadrozole (FAD). (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Bayesian Average Error-Based Approach to Sample Size Calculations for Hypothesis Testing

JOURNAL OF BIOPHARMACEUTICAL STATISTICS, 23(3), 569–588.

By: E. Reyes* & S. Ghosh n

Contributors: E. Reyes* & S. Ghosh n

author keywords: Bayes factor; Bayesian average errors; Hypothesis testing; Sample size determination
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Anticholesteremic Agents / adverse effects; Anticholesteremic Agents / therapeutic use; Bayes Theorem; Child; Clinical Trials as Topic / statistics & numerical data; Data Interpretation, Statistical; Fluorobenzenes / adverse effects; Fluorobenzenes / therapeutic use; Humans; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / adverse effects; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use; Patient Safety; Pyrimidines / adverse effects; Pyrimidines / therapeutic use; Rosuvastatin Calcium; Sample Size; Sulfonamides / adverse effects; Sulfonamides / therapeutic use
TL;DR: This work considers rejecting the null hypothesis, in favor of the alternative, when a test statistic exceeds a cutoff, and chooses the cutoff to minimize a weighted sum of Bayesian average errors and the sample size to bound the total error for the hypothesis test. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A mega-analysis of genome-wide association studies for major depressive disorder

Molecular Psychiatry, 18(4), 497–511.

By: P. Sullivan, M. Daly, S. Ripke, C. Lewis, D. Lin, N. Wray, B. Neale, D. Levinson ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A lifelong model for the female reproductive cycle with an antimullerian hormone treatment to delay menopause

JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 326, 21–35.

author keywords: Menstrual cycle; Primordial follicle; Parameter identification
MeSH headings : Adult; Anti-Mullerian Hormone / administration & dosage; Computer Simulation; Female; Humans; Longevity / physiology; Menopause / drug effects; Menstrual Cycle / drug effects; Menstrual Cycle / physiology; Middle Aged; Models, Biological; Primary Ovarian Insufficiency / prevention & control; Reproduction / physiology; Time Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: A system of 16 non-linear, delay differential equations with 66 parameters is developed to model hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle of a woman from age 20 to 51 and shows that the transfer of non-growing primordial follicles to the active state can be slowed enough to provide more follicles for development later in life and to cause a delay in the onset of menopause. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Responses of Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis to odorants that attract haematophagous insects

MEDICAL AND VETERINARY ENTOMOLOGY, 27(1), 86–95.

author keywords: Amblyomma americanum; Dermacentor variabilis; attractant; behaviour; bioassay; field trial; kairomone; tick
MeSH headings : Animals; Dermacentor / drug effects; Dermacentor / physiology; Feeding Behavior / drug effects; Insect Control; Ixodidae / drug effects; Ixodidae / physiology; Pheromones / pharmacology; Species Specificity
TL;DR: Testing as attractants for two tick species found carbon dioxide consistently attracted the highest number of host‐seeking ticks, however, for the first time, acetone, 1‐octen‐3‐ol and ammonium hydroxide were shown to attract high numbers of A. americanum. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Predicting success incorporating conservation subdivisions into land use planning

LAND USE POLICY, 33, 31–35.

author keywords: Conservation subdivisions; Green development; Land management; Open space conservation; Urban planning
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Pharmacometabolomic mapping of early biochemical changes induced by sertraline and placebo

Translational Psychiatry, 3.

By: R. Kaddurah-Daouk, M. Bogdanov, W. Wikoff, H. Zhu, S. Boyle, E. Churchill, Z. Wang, A. Rush ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Nonparametric spatial models for extremes: application to extreme temperature data

EXTREMES, 16(1), 75–101.

By: M. Fuentes n, J. Henry n & B. Reich n

author keywords: Dirichlet processes; Extreme temperatures; Nonstationarity; Return levels; Spatial models
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Impact of lung transplantation on recipient quality of life a serial, prospective, multicenter analysis through the first posttransplant year

Chest, 143(3), 744–750.

By: C. Copeland, D. Vock, K. Pieper, D. Mark & S. Palmer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Fusarium graminearum Infection and Deoxynivalenol Concentrations During Development of Wheat Spikes

PHYTOPATHOLOGY, 103(5), 460–471.

By: C. Cowger* & C. Arellano*

author keywords: scab
MeSH headings : Biomass; Edible Grain / growth & development; Food Contamination; Fusarium / growth & development; Fusarium / physiology; Mycotoxins / analysis; Mycotoxins / metabolism; North Carolina; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Oils / metabolism; Rain; Random Allocation; Temperature; Time Factors; Trichothecenes / analysis; Trichothecenes / metabolism; Triticum / growth & development; Triticum / microbiology
TL;DR: Overall, associations between grain DON levels in harvest-ripe and prior samples were stronger the later the Prior samples were collected, suggesting limits to the possibility of predicting harvest-RIpe grain DON from earlier levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Factor Selection and Structural Identification in the Interaction ANOVA Model

BIOMETRICS, 69(1), 70–79.

By: J. Post n & H. Bondell n

author keywords: Grouping; Interaction ANOVA model; Multiple comparisons; Oracle property; Shrinkage; Variable selection
MeSH headings : Age Factors; Analysis of Variance; Computer Simulation; Humans; Memory; Models, Statistical
TL;DR: A new method for accomplishing both of the common analysis tasks simultaneously in an interaction model while also adhering to the heredity-type constraint on the model is introduced. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Exposure to airborne particulate matter is associated with methylation pattern in the asthma pathway

EPIGENOMICS, 5(2), 147–154.

By: T. Sofer*, A. Baccarelli, L. Cantone*, B. Coull*, A. Maity n, X. Lin*, J. Schwartz

Contributors: T. Sofer*, A. Baccarelli, L. Cantone*, B. Coull*, A. Maity n, X. Lin*, J. Schwartz

author keywords: black carbon; epigenetics; gene-specific methylation scores; pathway analysis; sulfate
MeSH headings : Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Air Pollution; Asthma / chemically induced; Asthma / genetics; Asthma / pathology; Carbon / toxicity; DNA Methylation / drug effects; Epigenesis, Genetic / drug effects; Humans; Male; Metabolic Networks and Pathways / genetics; Middle Aged; Particulate Matter / toxicity; Promoter Regions, Genetic; Sulfates / toxicity
TL;DR: Exposure to black carbon and sulfate were significantly associated with the methylation pattern in the asthma pathway and the effect of air pollution on asthmatic and respiratory responses may be mediated through gene methylation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

An open-label efficacy trial of escitalopram for night eating syndrome

EATING BEHAVIORS, 14(2), 199–203.

By: K. Allison*, S. Studt*, R. Berkowitz*, L. Hesson*, R. Moore n, J. Dubroff*, A. Newberg*, A. Stunkard*

author keywords: Night eating syndrome; Eating disorders; SSRIs; Binge eating disorder; Insomnia
MeSH headings : Adult; Chronobiology Disorders / drug therapy; Citalopram / therapeutic use; Feeding and Eating Disorders / drug therapy; Female; Humans; Hyperphagia / drug therapy; Male; Middle Aged; Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors / therapeutic use; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: This open-label trial of escitalopram showed significant reductions in symptoms associated with NES, and Randomized controlled trials are warranted to test these findings. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A Bayesian approach to probabilistic streamflow forecasts

JOURNAL OF HYDROINFORMATICS, 15(2), 381–391.

author keywords: climate model forecasted precipitation; Gibbs Sampling; Markov Chain Monte Carlo; principal component analysis; water management
TL;DR: This study aims to examine a multivariate linear Bayesian regression approach to provide probabilistic streamflow forecasts by incorporating gridded precipitation forecasts from climate models and lagged monthly streamflow data and results reveal that the proposed method is a promising alternative forecasting technique and that it performs well for Probabilistic Streamflow forecasts. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Variable selection in quantile varying coefficient models with longitudinal data

COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS & DATA ANALYSIS, 57(1), 435–449.

author keywords: Adaptive LASSO; Basis spline; Longitudinal data; Penalized estimation
TL;DR: It is shown that with properly chosen adaptive group weights in the penalization, the resulting penalized estimators are consistent in variable selection, and the estimated functional coefficients retain the optimal convergence rate of nonparametric estimators under the true model. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Q-Tip Empirical Evaluation of Hand Hygiene Compliance

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL QUALITY, Vol. 28, pp. 81–81.

By: A. Venkitasubramanian n, J. Yannayon n, B. Kim n, D. Donahue n, G. Koromia*, N. Doshi n, A. Venkateswaran n, C. Arellano n, L. Mazur n

MeSH headings : Guideline Adherence / statistics & numerical data; Hand Hygiene / standards; Hand Hygiene / statistics & numerical data; Hospitals, Urban / standards; Hospitals, Urban / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Interviews as Topic; North Carolina; Patient Safety; Personnel, Hospital / standards; Personnel, Hospital / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: The online version of this article can be found at:€DOI: 10.1177/1062860612464733. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A semiparametric approach to source separation using independent component analysis

COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS & DATA ANALYSIS, 58(1), 383–396.

By: A. Eloyan* & S. Ghosh n

Contributors: A. Eloyan* & S. Ghosh n

author keywords: Constrained EM-algorithm; Mixture density estimation; Source identification
TL;DR: A set of sufficient conditions to establish the identifiability of the sources and the mixing matrix using moment restrictions of the hidden source variables are presented and under such sufficient conditions a semi-parametric maximum likelihood estimate of themix matrix is obtained using a class of mixture distributions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

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