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Fran & Marie: The Short Stories
(Creighton University, 2016-05-02)
Rural Midwestern Public College Safe Ride Program Case Study
(Creighton University, 2016-12-15)
The central phenomenon researched in this case study was higher education administrators’ decisions to institutionalize a safe ride program at a small, rural college. The purpose of this single/within-site case study was ...
Curcumin and Resveratrol loaded Calcium Alginate nanoparticles for anti-cancer therapy
(Creighton University, 2016-07-25)
Curcumin and resveratrol are naturally occurring polyphenolic compounds having anti-cancer potential. However, their poor aqueous solubility and bioavailability limits their clinical use. Entrapment of hydrophobic drugs ...
Promotion of Hair Cell Fate by Atoh1 and MicroRNA-183 Family
(Creighton University, 2016-07-29)
Hair cells are the mechanoreceptors responsible for hearing and balance in the inner ear. Multiple factors cause hair cell loss including aging, noise exposure and genetic predisposition. A barrier to hearing restoration ...
Developing Career Readiness Employability Skills Transitions (CREST) Program: A College and Career Transition Program
(Creighton University, 2016-06-29)
After spending nearly all of their adolescent lives in primary education, young adults depart the high school setting expecting to be adequately prepared to effectively transition to adulthood. Young adults should possess ...
Preparation, Characterization and Toxicity Evaluation of a Novel Sustained Release Delivery System for a Hydrogen Sulfide Donor - GYY 4137
(Creighton University, 2016-07-11)
Open angle glaucoma is an ocular neurodegenerative disease that is characterized by elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and neurodegeneration of retina ganglion cell (RGC) and optic nerve head (ONH), leading to blindness. ...
Polo-Like Kinase 1 and Smooth Muscle Cells in Coronary Artery Bypass Conduits and Coronary Arteries Following Angioplasty
(Creighton University, 2016-04-27)
Objective — An internal mammary artery (IMA) graft is immune to intimal hyperplasia (IH) whereas a saphenous vein (SV) graft is prone to undergo restenosis due to neointima formation. However, the underlying mechanism in ...
Mechanically-Induced Osteocyte-Th17-Cell Signaling and Osteoclastogenesis
(Creighton University, 2016-06-24)
Repetitive mechanical loading can lead to microdamage in bone tissue. In order to prevent accumulation of microdamage, a repair mechanism known as targeted bone remodeling removes the damaged bone tissue and replaces it ...
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Education: Exploring Best Practices Used in the Dominican Republic
(Creighton University, 2016-10-31)
Advancements in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions have improved the health and well-being of communities globally. Despite this success, a major disease burden attributed to unsafe drinking water, inadequate ...
The Other in the Other: Using the Stories of Quince Duncan to Teach Costa Rican Culture and History in the Foreign Language Classroom
(Creighton University, 2016-08-04)
Many intermediate Spanish foreign language teachers are currently “teaching culture” as a series of facts that are added to lessons sporadically when time allows. Research shows that high school-level Spanish teachers ...