MeTRC Highlighted Publications

MMP7 interacts with ARF in nucleus to potentiate tumor microenvironments for prostate cancer progression in vivo

ARF couples with TP53 in a canonical signaling pathway to activate cellular senescence for tumor suppressive function under oncogenic insults. However, the mechanisms on aberrant elevation of ARF in cancers are still poorly understood. We previously showed that…read more »

Diabetes Education, Specialty Care, and Self-Care Advice among Obese African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association recommends that all persons with diabetes receive diabetes selfmanagement education (DSME) and referral to specialists for supplemental care…read more »

Evaluation of Health Disparity in Bacterial Vaginosis and the Implications for HIV-1 Acquisition in African American Women

There is a health disparity for both bacterial vaginosis (BV) and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in African American women that may be linked. The evidence that BV predisposes women to higher risk for HIV infection is…read more »

Effects of Diabetes on Salivary Gland Protein Expression of Tetrahydrobiopterin and Nitric Oxide Synthesis and Function

Xerostomia is defined as dry mouth resulting from a change in the amount or composition of saliva and is often a major oral health complication associated with diabetes mellitus (DM). Studies have shown that xerostomia is more common in females at…read more »

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