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Community-academic partnerships to reduce black-white disparities in infant mortality in Florida.

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Community-academic partnerships to reduce black-white disparities in infant mortality in Florida. Salihu HM, August EM, Alio AP, Jeffers D, Austin D, Berry E. Community-academic partnerships to reduce black-white disparities in infant mortality in Florida. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011 Spring;5(1):53-66. PubMed PMID: 21441669. Abstract PROBLEM: In Florida, data reveal a widening black-white disparity in infant mortality to the disadvantage of black families. Eight Florida counties have a significantly pronounced black-white infant mortality gap: Broward, Duval, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Orange, Palm Beach, and Putnam. PURPOSE: The black Infant Health Community Collaborative […]

Faculty publish Inherited Variants in Mitochondrial Biogenesis Genes May Influence Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Risk.

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Permuth-Wey J, Chen YA, Tsai YY, Chen Z, Qu X, Lancaster JM, Stockwell H, Dagne G, Iversen E, Risch H, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Cunningham JM, Vierkant RA, Fridley BL, Sutphen R, McLaughlin J, Narod SA, Goode EL, Schildkraut JM, Fenstermacher D, Phelan CM, Sellers TA. Inherited Variants in Mitochondrial Biogenesis Genes May Influence Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21447778. Abstract BACKGROUND: Mitochondria contribute to oxidative stress, a phenomenon implicated in ovarian carcinogenesis. We hypothesized that inherited variants in mitochondrial-related […]