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  • Evaluation of p16 and ANRIL and their variants in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) associated with age
  • Changes in long non-coding RNA expression and subsequent global methylation differences in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • HIV-specific ADCC activity towards clade D in the cervical lavage fluid of HIV-highly exposed seronegative (HESN) women from Rwanda
  • Overall performance, cost analysis, and efficiency of the Sofia Strep A FIA<sup>TM</sup> compared to standard group A strep detection methods
  • A mechanistic approach towards the role of HLA antibodies and non-HLA endothelial cell antibodies on the genesis of renal interstitial fibrosis: an indication of chronic allograft rejection
  • The comparison of three screening and confirmatory methods for the identification of carbapenemase producing microorganisms in surveillance rectal swabs
  • A study of BRCA gene promoter methylation in non-small cell lung cancer coupled with effective treatment with DNA damaging agents
  • Tyrosine phosphatase SHP1 hypermethylation and Hox transcript antisense RNA expression in acute myeloid leukemia
  • Effects of rapamycin and IL-15 on virus specific memory CD8 T cells with the female reproductive tract
  • Utilization of an in situ hybridization methodology to determine expression of cytochrome P450 in Schistosoma mansoni eggs
  • The effects prebiotics, probiotics, and synbiotics on barrier function in an intestinal permeability in vitro model: an optimization study
  • Retrospective comparative study of students' performance in the MLS program at Rush
  • A retrospective study of HLA class I and II IgG subtypes in transplant candidates and recipients using the single antigen bead-based assay on the Luminex platform
  • Characterizing adrenocortical activity of zoo-housed Sichuan takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana) using non-invasive fecal hormone monitoring
  • Development of a multiplex luminex assay to detect autoimmunity bio-markers
  • Evaluation of calibrated automated thrombogram (CAT) to monitor efficacy of bypassing therapy in Hemophilia A patients with inhibitors
  • Thrombin and plasmin generation capacity as predictors of joint outcomes in Hemophilia
  • Examining molecualr methods in the detection of malaria using universal primers
  • Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes using Illumigene® group A streptococcus assay
  • Evaluation of the CD4 positive T cell subset footprint in treated progressor and untreated long-term non-progressor HIV-infected patients
  • A capillary electrophoresis assay for diagnosing myotonic dystrophy type 1
  • An analysis on the effect of pneumatic tube system transportation on apheresis platelets using impedance aggregometry
  • Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a 2009 academic medical center study
  • Whole genome amplification biases during degenerate oligonucleotide primed-Polymerase chain reaction
  • Aberrant E-cadherin (cdh1) promoter methylation and outcome in early stage non-small cell lung cancer
  • Detection of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in fish slurry using real-time PCR
  • Analysis of the introduction of automation to the turnaround time in a large metropolitan hospital blood center
  • Recovery of viable spermatozoa from a severely oligozoospermic, non-motile ejaculate using a barrier filtration system: a novel approach
  • Calcium is required for infection and for the CD4-independent binding of HIV-1 to peripheral blood mononuclear cells
  • Measuring age-related changes in telomere length using flow- fluorescence in-situ hybridization (fish) assay
  • Comparison of enzyme immunoassay with BD Geneohm real-time and resolution of discrepant results with Prodesse real-time PCR for detection of toxin producing strains of Clostridium difficile
  • Cell surface receptor expression on CD19+ chronic lymphocytic leukemia B-cells following treatment with CLL and normal healthy donor serum.
  • The clinical significance of ABL-kinase mutant transcript levels in patients treated with Imatinib
  • Detecting Schistosoma mansoni infections with hemozoin crystals in a magnetic field and differentiating from Plasmodium berghei hemozoin.
  • The role of nitric oxide in neural stem cell differentiation
  • An enzyme immunoassay for measuring antibody against selenium binding protein 1 in sera of ovarian cancer patients
  • Development of a one-step reverse-transcriptase-PCR that is both sensitive and specific for Human Parechovirus serotypes that has the ability to be utilized in a clinical setting
  • Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification to detect deletions and duplications in the RET gene in SIDS cases
  • Evaluation and classification of HLA frequencies in male donors in the Chicagoland area to facilitate HLA matched platelet availability

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