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    • Geographic and Racial Disparities in Infant Hearing Loss. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Maradiaga-Panayotti, Gabriela; Barber, Xavier; Raynor, Eileen; Tucci, Debara; Hoffman, Kate; Permar, Sallie R; ... (11 authors) (Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2018-10-09)
      Objective Approximately 1 to 2 of every 1000 American newborns has hearing loss identified by newborn screening. This study was designed to determine if infant hearing loss is more common in socioeconomically disadvantaged ...
    • Immunologic Targeting and Biologic Underpinnings of Human Cytomegalovirus in Glioblastoma 

      De Leon, Gabriel (2015)
      Glioblastoma (GBM) is a grade IV astrocytoma in which the median overall survival is approximately 15 months at time of diagnosis. Even with the current multi- modal therapeutic approach of surgery, chemotherapy with the ...
    • The Excess Burden of Cytomegalovirus in African American Communities: A Geospatial Analysis. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Permar, Sallie R; Hoffman, Kate; Swamy, Geeta K (Open Forum Infect Dis, 2015-12)
      Background.  Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common cause of birth defects and hearing loss in infants and opportunistic infections in the immunocompromised. Previous studies have found higher CMV seroprevalence rates among minorities ...
    • Understanding the Interplay Between Viral and Host Dynamics 

      Vera Cruz, Diana (2020)
      The evolution of antigenically variable viruses cannot be understood without studying the interaction between viruses and the host immune system. Viral evolution is driven by their fast acquisition of genetic variation as ...