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    • Bioenergetic shifts during transitions between stem cell states 

      Zhang, Lianghui; Marsboom, Glenn; Glick, Danielle; Zhang, Yanmin; Toth, Peter T.; Jones, Nicole; Malik, Asrar B.; Rehman, Jalees (Pulmonary Circulation, 2014-09-01)
      Two defining characteristics of stem cells are their multilineage differentiation potential (multipotency or pluripotency) and their capacity for self-renewal. Growth factors are well-established regulators of stem cell ...
    • Builders and Blocks: Engineering Blood Vessels with Stem Cells 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-09-15)
      Back in 2001, when we first began studying how regenerative cells (stem cells or more mature progenitor cells) enhance blood vessel growth, our group as well as many of our colleagues focused on one specific type of blood ...
    • Clinical impact of a new cardiac magnetic resonance imaging program: a single center US experience 

      Abbasi, Siddique; Chung, Jaehoon; Desai, Ankit A; Farzaneh-Far, Afshin (BioMed Central, 2012-02)
      While establishing a Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) program at an academic institution in the United States, we sought to evaluate indications and direct clinical impact of CMR on patient management and decision- making.
    • Coarctation of the aorta associated with Dandy-Walker variant 

      Zhou, Li; Lui, George K; Shenoy, Rajesh; Taub, Cynthia C (Medknow Publications, 2014-01-08)
      This article reports a rare case of coarctation of the aorta associated with Dandy-Walker variant in a 17-year-old girl. Differential diagnoses of coarctation of the aorta and Dandy-Walker variant are extensively discussed. ...
    • Coarctation of the aorta associated with DandyeWalker variant 

      Zhouh, Li; Lui, George K.; Shenoy, Rajesh; Taub, Cynthia C. (Elsevier, 2013-09)
      This article reports a rare case of coarctation of the aorta associated with DandyeWalker variant in a 17-year-old girl. Differential diagnoses of coarctation of the aorta and DandyeWalker variant are extensively discussed. ...
    • Curating Creativity 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2013-03-04)
      Analogous to art curatorship, Internet curatorship also requires a significant creative effort. Each Internet curator uses individual criteria to create their own collage of information and themes they focus on. Even when ...
    • The Dire State of Science in the Muslim World 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-12-07)
      Universities and the scientific infrastructures in Muslim-majority countries need to undergo radical reforms if they want to avoid falling by the wayside in a world characterized by major scientific and technological ...
    • Does Literary Fiction Challenge Racial Stereotypes? 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-04-28)
      Reading literary fiction can be highly pleasurable, but does it also make you a better person? Conventional wisdom and intuition lead us to believe that reading can indeed improve us. However, as the philosopher Emrys ...
    • Does Thinking About God Increase Our Willingness to Make Risky Decisions? 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-03-02)
      Daniella Kupor and her colleagues at Stanford University have recently published the paper Anticipating Divine Protection? Reminders of God Can Increase Nonmoral Risk Taking (1), which takes a new look at the link between ...
    • FC Bayern Munich: Too Jewish for the Nazis 

      Jalees, Rehman (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-05-26)
      Konrad Heitkamp was taken aback by the extraordinary ordinariness present in the lobby of the Zurich hotel. In November of 1943, life in Zurich seemed unperturbed by the fact that the countries surrounding Switzerland were ...
    • Feel Our Pain: Empathy and Moral Behavior 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-10-12)
      “It’s empathy that makes us help other people. It’s empathy that makes us moral.” The economist Paul Zak casually makes this comment in his widely watched TED talk about the hormone oxytocin, which he dubs the “moral ...
    • Glutamine Metabolism Regulates the Pluripotency Transcription Factor OCT4 

      Rehman, Jalees; Marsboom, Glenn (Elsevier (Cell Press), 2016-07-12)
      The molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of pluripotency by cellular metabolism in human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are not fully understood. We found that high levels of glutamine metabolism are essential to ...
    • Haikus and Landays in Science 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-02-03)
    • Heat not Wet: Climate Change Effects on Human Migration in Rural Pakistan 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-12-08)
      The 2010 floods were among the worst that Pakistan has experienced in recent decades. Sadly, the country is prone to recurrent flooding, which means that in any given year, Pakistani farmers hope and pray that the floods ...
    • How Viruses Feign Death to Survive and Thrive 

      Rehman, Jalees (3Quarksdaily, 2015-07-20)
    • Image noise reduction technology reduces radiation in a radial-first cardiac catheterization laboratory 

      Gunja, A.; Pandey, Y.; Xie, H.; Wolska, B.M.; Shroff, A.R.; Ardati, Amer K.; Vidovich, M.I. (Elsevier, 2016-11-14)
      Background: Transradial coronary angiography (TRA) has been associated with increased radiation doses. We hypothesized that contemporary image noise reduction technology would reduce radiation doses in the cardiac ...
    • Impact of Salt Exposure on N-Acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfatase (Arylsulfatase B) Activity, Glycosaminoglycans, Kininogen, and Bradykinin 

      Kotlo, Kumar; Bhattacharyya, Sumit; Yang, Bo; Feferman, Leonid; Tejaskumar, Shah; Linhardt, Robert; Danziger, Robert; Tobacman, Joanne K. (Springer Verlag, 2013-10)
      N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfatase (Arylsulfatase B; ARSB) is the enzyme that removes sulfate groups from the N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfate residue at the non-reducing end of chondroitin-4-sulfate (C4S) and dermatan ...
    • Inhibition of Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS) Reduces Ventricular Tachycardia Risk by Altering Connexin43 

      Iravanian, Shahriar; Sovari, Ali A.; Lardin, Harvey A.; Liu, Hong; Xiao, Hong D.; Dolmatova, Elena; Jiao, Zhe; Harris, Brett S.; Witham, Emily A.; Gourdie, Robert G.; Duffy, Heather S.; Bernstein, Kenneth E.; Dudley Jr., Samuel C. (Springer Verlag, 2011-07)
      Aims: Renin-angiotensin system (RAS) activation is associated with arrhythmias. We investigated the effects of RAS inhibition in cardiac-specific angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) overexpression (ACE 8/8) mice, which ...
    • The “Invisible Web” Undermines Health Information Privacy 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-05-25)
      The study Privacy Implications of Health Information Seeking on the Web, conducted by Tim Libert at the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania), shows that we have a for more nonchalant attitude ...
    • Is Internet-Centrism a Religion? 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-03-03)