Now showing items 31-40 of 82
Fran & Marie: The Short Stories
(Creighton University, 2016-05-02)
Perceptions of Chief Student Services Officers at Small Private Institutions Regarding the Impact Past Experiences Have on Addressing Enrollment, Retention, and Engagement of Students
(Creighton University, 2016-06-20)
The qualitative study of 13 Chief Student Services Officers (CSSO) at small private institutions sought out how undergraduate and professional experiences assist influenced the decision-making process in the area of ...
Sleep and cardiac dysfunction in Kv1.1 KO mice, a model of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
(Creighton University, 2016-08-16)
[No Abstract, using the opening paragraph]|Epilepsy is a chronic, broad spectrum neurological disease which is characterized by recurrent and unprovoked seizures (Fisher et al. 2014). It is the fourth most common neurological ...
A Resilience Mosaic: Former Youth in Care View Resilience in light of their Childhood Experiences
(Creighton University, 2016-07-28)
Resiliency is a concept that has both intrigued and eluded scholars and practitioners throughout time and across multiple disciplines. In the case of youth in the foster care system, resilience is prominent in studies where ...
Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Evaluation of Metformin Loaded Hyaluronic Acid Nanoparticles for Oral Delivery
(Creighton University, 2016-07-21)
Metformin, an anti-diabetic drug, has a low oral bioavailability (50-60%) due to its poor intestinal absorption. Orally administered mucoadhesive nanoparticles have been shown to interact with the intestinal mucus layer ...
Superintendent and Stakeholder Perceptions Regarding Catholic Superintendents' Role as Cataylst for Improving Catholic School Sustainability
(Creighton University, 2016-10-31)
This paper explores the perceived role of the Catholic School superintendent as catalyst for improving the sustainability of Catholic education. On a national level, Catholic education has been in a state of decline since ...
Vitamin D Potentiates the Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Endothelial Cells
(Creighton University, 2016-08-18)
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in developed countries. The main contributing factor to vascular disease is the formation of atherosclerotic plaques. The vascular endothelium is an ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...