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A little (PPI) MAGIC can take you a long way: involving children and young people in research from inception of a novel medical device to multi-centre clinical trial (2021)
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Abrehart, N., Frost, K., YPAG, Y. P. A. G., Harris, R., Wragg, A., Stewart, D., …Marciani, L. (2021). A little (PPI) MAGIC can take you a long way: involving children and young people in research from inception of a novel medical device to multi-centre clinical trial. Research Involvement and Engagement, 7, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-020-00243-0

Background: There is often a great urgency to be inclusive when conducting research and to focus efforts with groups and communities that can be referred to as marginalised. This is especially the case in research concerning medical devices aimed a... Read More about A little (PPI) MAGIC can take you a long way: involving children and young people in research from inception of a novel medical device to multi-centre clinical trial.

Relationship-based practice and the creation of therapeutic change in long-term work with children and families: Social work as a holding relationship (2020)
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Ferguson, H., Warwick, L., Disney, T., Leigh, J., Cooner, T. S., & Beddoe, L. (2020). Relationship-based practice and the creation of therapeutic change in long-term work with children and families: Social work as a holding relationship. Journal of Social Work Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2020.1837105

Relationship-based practice has become a dominant theory through which what goes on between social workers and service users is understood. However, the presence of a relationship explains little and much more critical attention needs to be given to... Read More about Relationship-based practice and the creation of therapeutic change in long-term work with children and families: Social work as a holding relationship.

Synthesis and Antibacterial Evaluation of New Pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines Kinase Inhibitors (2020)
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Greco, C., Catania, R., Balacco, D. L., Taresco, V., Musumeci, F., Alexander, C., …Schenone, S. (2020). Synthesis and Antibacterial Evaluation of New Pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines Kinase Inhibitors. Molecules, 25(22), https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25225354

Pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines represent an important class of heterocyclic compounds well-known for their anticancer activity exerted by the inhibition of eukaryotic protein kinases. Recently, pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines have become increasingly attracti... Read More about Synthesis and Antibacterial Evaluation of New Pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines Kinase Inhibitors.

Hostile Relationships In Social Work Practice: Anxiety, hate and conflict in long-term work with involuntary service users (2020)
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Ferguson, H., Disney, T., Warwick, L., Leigh, J., Cooner, T. S., & Beddoe, L. (2021). Hostile Relationships In Social Work Practice: Anxiety, hate and conflict in long-term work with involuntary service users. Journal of Social Work Practice, 35(1), 19-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2020.1834371

While recognition that some service users do not want social work involvement has grown in recent years, little research has explored how relationships between social workers and ‘involuntary clients’ look and feel like in practice and are... Read More about Hostile Relationships In Social Work Practice: Anxiety, hate and conflict in long-term work with involuntary service users.

Interventions to ameliorate reductions in muscle quantity and function in hospitalised older adults: a systematic review towards acute sarcopenia treatment (2020)
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John, G., Welsh, C., Majid, Z., Masud, T., Jackson, T., & Grieg, C. (2021). Interventions to ameliorate reductions in muscle quantity and function in hospitalised older adults: a systematic review towards acute sarcopenia treatment. Age and Ageing, 50(2), 394-404. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa209

Objective: Assimilate evidence for interventions to ameliorate negative changes in physical performance, muscle strength, and muscle quantity in hospitalised older adults. Methods: We searched for articles using MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, and Cochr... Read More about Interventions to ameliorate reductions in muscle quantity and function in hospitalised older adults: a systematic review towards acute sarcopenia treatment.

Exploring the Factor Structure of the Glasgow Children’s Benefit Inventory: New Recommendations for Reporting Results (2020)
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Kubba, H., & Whitmer, W. M. (2020). Exploring the Factor Structure of the Glasgow Children’s Benefit Inventory: New Recommendations for Reporting Results. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489420965634

Objective Patient-reported outcomes can be useful for reporting benefit from non-life-saving interventions, but often they report a single overall score, which means that much information on the specific areas of benefit is lost. Our aim was to per... Read More about Exploring the Factor Structure of the Glasgow Children’s Benefit Inventory: New Recommendations for Reporting Results.

SOX9 promotes stress-responsive transcription of VGF nerve growth factor inducible gene in renal tubular epithelial cells (2020)
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Kim, J. Y., Bai, Y., Jayne, L. A., Abdulkader, F., Gandhi, M., Perreau, T., …Pabla, N. S. (2020). SOX9 promotes stress-responsive transcription of VGF nerve growth factor inducible gene in renal tubular epithelial cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 295(48), 16328-16341. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.RA120.015110

© 2020 Kim et al. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common clinical condition associated with diverse etiologies and abrupt loss of renal function. In patients with sepsis, rhabdomyolysis, cancer, and cardiovascular disorders, the underlying disease or... Read More about SOX9 promotes stress-responsive transcription of VGF nerve growth factor inducible gene in renal tubular epithelial cells.

Quality improvement in long-term care settings: a scoping review of effective strategies used in care homes (2020)
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Chadborn, N. H., Devi, R., Hinsliff-Smith, K., Banerjee, J., & Gordon, A. L. (2020). Quality improvement in long-term care settings: a scoping review of effective strategies used in care homes. European Geriatric Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41999-020-00389-w

Purpose We conducted a scoping review of quality improvement in care homes. We aimed to identify participating occupational groups and methods for evaluation. Secondly, we aimed to describe resident-level interventions and which outcomes were measur... Read More about Quality improvement in long-term care settings: a scoping review of effective strategies used in care homes.

Feasibility Study of a New MRI Mini-Capsule Device to Measure Whole Gut Transit Time in Pediatric Constipation (2020)
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Sharif, H., Abrehart, N., Hoad, C., Murray, K., Perkins, A., Smith, M., …Marciani, L. (2020). Feasibility Study of a New MRI Mini-Capsule Device to Measure Whole Gut Transit Time in Pediatric Constipation. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 71(5), 604-611. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002910

Objective: In England, 27,500 children are referred annually to hospital with constipation. An objective measure of whole gut transit time (WGTT) could aid management. The current standard WGTT assessment, the X-ray radiopaque marker (ROM) test, give... Read More about Feasibility Study of a New MRI Mini-Capsule Device to Measure Whole Gut Transit Time in Pediatric Constipation.

Processing Apples to Puree or Juice Speeds Gastric Emptying and Reduces Postprandial Intestinal Volumes and Satiety in Healthy Adults (2020)
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Krishnasamy, S., Lomer, M. C. E., Marciani, L., Hoad, C. L., Pritchard, S. E., Paul, J., …Spiller, R. C. (2020). Processing Apples to Puree or Juice Speeds Gastric Emptying and Reduces Postprandial Intestinal Volumes and Satiety in Healthy Adults. Journal of Nutrition, 150(11), 2890-2899. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxaa191

Background: Whole apples produce greater satiety than processed apples, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Objective: Our aim was to assess the intragastric processing of apple preparations and the associated small and large bowel conten... Read More about Processing Apples to Puree or Juice Speeds Gastric Emptying and Reduces Postprandial Intestinal Volumes and Satiety in Healthy Adults.

Gaussia luciferase as a reporter for quorum sensing in staphylococcus aureus (2020)
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Blower, I., Tong, C., Sun, X., Murray, E., Luckett, J., Chan, W., …Hill, P. (2020). Gaussia luciferase as a reporter for quorum sensing in staphylococcus aureus. Sensors, 20(15), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20154305

© 2020 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Gaussia luciferase (GLuc) is a secreted protein with significant potential for use as a reporter of gene expression in bacterial pathogenicity studies. To date there are relatively few example... Read More about Gaussia luciferase as a reporter for quorum sensing in staphylococcus aureus.

Recommended Personal Protective Equipment for Cochlear Implant and Other Mastoid Surgery During the COVID-19 Era (2020)
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Lawrence, R. J., O'Donoghue, G., Kitterick, P., O'Donoghue, K., Hague, R., Mitchell, L., …Hartley, D. E. (2020). Recommended Personal Protective Equipment for Cochlear Implant and Other Mastoid Surgery During the COVID-19 Era. Laryngoscope, 130(11), 2693-2699. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.29014

© 2020 American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Inc, "The Triological Society" and American Laryngological Association (ALA) Objectives/Hypothesis: The overall aim of this study was to evaluate personal protective equipment (PPE)... Read More about Recommended Personal Protective Equipment for Cochlear Implant and Other Mastoid Surgery During the COVID-19 Era.

Metabolism based isolation of invasive glioblastoma cells with specific gene signatures and tumorigenic potential (2020)
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Smith, S. J., Rowlinson, J., Estevez-Cebrero, M., Onion, D., Ritchie, A., Clarke, P., …Rahman, R. (2020). Metabolism based isolation of invasive glioblastoma cells with specific gene signatures and tumorigenic potential. Neuro-Oncology Advances, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1093/noajnl/vdaa087

Background Glioblastoma (GBM) is a highly aggressive brain tumor with rapid subclonal diversification, harboring molecular abnormalities that vary temporo-spatially, a contributor to therapy resistance. Fluorescence guided neurosurgical resection ut... Read More about Metabolism based isolation of invasive glioblastoma cells with specific gene signatures and tumorigenic potential.

Accounting for variability in ion current recordings using a mathematical model of artefacts in voltage-clamp experiments (2020)
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Clerx, M., Lei, C. L., Whittaker, D. G., Gavaghan, D. J., de Boer, T. P., & Mirams, G. R. (2020). Accounting for variability in ion current recordings using a mathematical model of artefacts in voltage-clamp experiments. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 378(2173), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0348

Mathematical models of ion channels, which constitute indispensable components of action potential models, are commonly constructed by fitting to whole-cell patch-clamp data. In a previous study, we fitted cell-specific models to hERG1a (Kv11.1) reco... Read More about Accounting for variability in ion current recordings using a mathematical model of artefacts in voltage-clamp experiments.

A Global Comparison of Initial Pharmacy Education Curricula: An Exploratory Study (2020)
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Arakawa, N., Bruno, A., & Bates, I. (2020). A Global Comparison of Initial Pharmacy Education Curricula: An Exploratory Study. INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.24926/iip.v11i1.2093

Background: Time-tabled curricular contents and syllabi reflect the actual delivery of the academic programme and one of key quality components in healthcare professional education. There is a need of global evidence base of Initial Pharmacy Educatio... Read More about A Global Comparison of Initial Pharmacy Education Curricula: An Exploratory Study.

A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids (2020)
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Stamatopoulos, K., Pathak, S., Marciani, L., & Turner, D. (2020). A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 17(4), 1310-1323. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.0c00019

In vivo studies have shown cyclic bile salt (BS) outputs during fasting whereas higher amounts have been observed in fed states. This leads to fluctuations of intestinal BS concentrations ([BS]) that can affect the rate and extent of absorption of li... Read More about A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids.

Calibration of ionic and cellular cardiac electrophysiology models (2020)
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Whittaker, D. G., Clerx, M., Lei, C. L., Christini, D. J., & Mirams, G. R. (2020). Calibration of ionic and cellular cardiac electrophysiology models. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, 12(4), https://doi.org/10.1002/wsbm.1482

© 2020 The Authors. WIREs Systems Biology and Medicine published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Cardiac electrophysiology models are among the most mature and well-studied mathematical models of biological systems. This maturity is bringing new challenge... Read More about Calibration of ionic and cellular cardiac electrophysiology models.

Structural and biochemical evaluation of bisubstrate inhibitors of protein arginine N-methyltransferases PRMT1 and CARM1 (PRMT4) (2020)
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Gunnell, E. A., Al-Noori, A., Muhsen, U., Davies, C. C., Dowden, J., & Dreveny, I. (2020). Structural and biochemical evaluation of bisubstrate inhibitors of protein arginine N-methyltransferases PRMT1 and CARM1 (PRMT4). Biochemical Journal, 477(4), 787–800. https://doi.org/10.1042/bcj20190826

Attenuating the function of protein arginine methyltransferases (PRMTs) is an objective for the investigation and treatment of several diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Bisubstrate inhibitors that simultaneously target binding sit... Read More about Structural and biochemical evaluation of bisubstrate inhibitors of protein arginine N-methyltransferases PRMT1 and CARM1 (PRMT4).

Using Light for Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) (2020)
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Kasparov, , Vasilev, , Teschemacher, , Sofi, , Smith, , & Rahman, R. (2020). Using Light for Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). Brain Sciences, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci10020075

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant form of primary brain tumour with extremely poor prognosis. The current standard of care for newly diagnosed GBM includes maximal surgical resection followed by radiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherap... Read More about Using Light for Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM).

A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body (2020)
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Wright, C. (2020). A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 25, 135–154. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41282-019-00146-4

© 2020, Springer Nature Limited. This article employs a Lacanian framework to re-visit the vexed relationship between psychoanalysis and medication, which, it is claimed, also pertains to debates about the status of the psychoanalytic body. Whilst ac... Read More about A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body.