This collection includes theses and dissertations from the School of Medicine. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

PDF

Craniodental anatomy of a new late cretaceous multituberculate mammal from Udan Sayr, Mongolia., Amir Subhash Sheth

PDF

Lunasin reduces the melanoma stem cell population in vitro and inhibits tumor proliferation in vivo., Christopher Paul Shidal

PDF

Preventive effect of non-mitogenic acidic fibroblast growth factor on diabetes-induced testicular cell death., Melissa Skibba 1990-

PDF

Building a metabolic bridge between glycolysis and sphingolipid biosynthesis : implications in cancer., Morgan L. Stathem

PDF

Inducible tumor difference between rapid and slow rat Nat2 congenic Fischer 344 rats administered methyl-nitrosourea., Marcus W. Stepp

PDF

Effects of passive immobilization on locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury in adult rats., Kelsey Lee Stipp

PDF

Evaluating the effects of aroclor 1260 in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease : the role of xenobiotic receptors., Banrida Wahlang

PDF

Mechanisms of action and co-optive evolution for hypervariable courtship pheromones in plethodontid salamanders., Wilburn Beau Wilburn

PDF

Inflammation-resolving lipid mediators promote revascularization to enhance wound healing., Michael Jingyuan Zhang

PDF

Regulation of macrophage inflammatory signaling pathways by AMP-activated protein kinase., Yanfang Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

PDF

Probing the anti-cancer mechanism of selenite : a metabolic approach., Alex Belshoff

PDF

Mast cell-T cell interactions in inflammatory chemokine mediated immune surveillance of intestinal cancer., Sobha R. Bodduluri

PDF

AMP-activated protein kinase regulation of myeloid antigen presenting cell activity., Kelly Casey Carroll

PDF

Cyclin E induction and oncolytic replication of E1b-deleted adenoviruses., Pei-Hsin Cheng

PDF

Genetic mapping and mechanism of action of rat mammary carcinoma susceptibility quantitative trait locus Mcs1b., Aaron D. denDekker

PDF

Role of ethanol as a cofactor in HAART induced hepatic steatosis and injury., Hridgandh Donde

PDF

Enhanced penetration of lipid functionalized nanoparticles in 3D cell cultures., Christopher Gene England 1988-

PDF

Synapses, spines, zinc and pathology of Alzheimer's disease., Dmitry Familtsev 1985-

PDF

The role of neurotrophin receptors in taste development., Da Fei

PDF

The retina-prosthesis interface in two rat models of retinitis pigmentosa and functional changes associated with photoreceptor loss., James William Fransen

PDF

Effects of telemetry EMG implants on hindlimb locomotor recovery in thoracic spinal contused rats., Matthew L. Hamilton

PDF

Molecular bases of inherited bone marrow failures : Shwachman-Diamond syndrome and Diamond Blackfan anemia., Adrianna Lee Henson 1983-

PDF

Gene expression analysis of neurotrophins, Trk receptors, and associated regulatory molecules after contusive spinal cord injury., Matthew Tyler Hougland 1982-

PDF

Post-mortem analysis of cortical thickness and neuronal morphometry in autism., Shweta Sunil Kamat

PDF

Audiovisual sensory processing in autism spectrum condition., Ryan Mikel Burdette Kiser

PDF

6-phosphofructo-2-kinase inhibition induces autophagy as a survival mechanism., Alden Klarer

PDF

Preclinical safety assessment of Griffithsin-based vaginal microbicides., Amanda Lasnik

PDF

COUP-TFII and its interacting proteins in breast cancer and endocrine resistance., Lacey Morgan Litchfield

PDF

Using the virtual world of Second Life to teach cultural competence for health science professional students., Ashley Mack 1986-

PDF

Constructing the rod bipolar cell signalplex using animal models of retinal dysfunction., Thomas Andrew Ray 1986-

PDF

Olanzapine-induced liver injury : direct metabolic effects, exacerbation by high-fat diet, and protection with sulforaphane., Robin H. Schmidt 1984-

PDF

The role of a7 nicotine acetylcholine receptors in lung injury and repair., Glenn Vicary

PDF

PACAP : a novel neuropeptide for pituitary gonadotroph maturation, function and regulation., Rongqiang Yang

PDF

The involvement of beta-catenin in the inflammatory response leading to autoimmune diabetes development., Arin Lee Zirnheld

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

PDF

Approaches in the treatment of Parkinson's disease : a focus on stem cell-based therapies., Tareq Al-maqtari 1979-

PDF

Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) activation protects hepatocytes from mitochondrial damage and death caused by 4-hydroxynonenal., Keegan J. Baldauf 1982-

PDF

Pivotal role of Interleukin-10 on microRNA-155 expression in regulation of the monocyte response in hypothermia., Adrian Theophil Billeter 1984-

PDF

The dynamic equilibrium of human telomeric G-quadruplexes., Robert Buscaglia

PDF

Gain and loss of functional locomotor recovery following contusive spinal cord injury in the adult rat., Krista Layne Caudle

PDF

Morphological comparison of visual pathway projections to the temporal lobe from cortical area VI and the tectorecipient zone of the pulvinar nucleus in the tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri)., Donna Dillihay

PDF

The role of endogenous Bcl-xL in regulation of apoptotic signaling pathways., Colins Ogwandi Eno 1982-

PDF

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis : diagnosis, management, and the search for a cure., Daniel Fioret

PDF

Development of pituitary tumor-transforming gene (PTTG) transgenic mice for the treatment of ovarian cancer., Miranda Y. Fong 1982-

PDF

Role of human arylamine N-acetyltransferase in carcinogen metabolism and human breast cancer progression., Carmine Simone Leggett

PDF

Co-option and adaptation of novel gene duplications for pheromone activity in a dusky salamander., Kari Anne Leichty 1987-

PDF

Dysregulation of microRNA expression in acquired endocrine-resistant breast cancer., Tissa Thomas Manavalan

PDF

Integrin inhibitor cycloRGDfV blunts enhanced LPS-induced liver injury caused by ethanol in mice., Veronica L. Massey

PDF

Blockade of CXCR4 inhibits Porphyromonas gingivalis colonization in vivo and subsequent periodontal bone loss., Megan L. Mc Intosh

PDF

Regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype., Joshua Kuimeta Salabei

PDF

The regulation of RNA Polymerase I-mediated transcription in forebrain neurons., Scott Carl Smith

PDF

Hyperhomocysteinemia alters sinoatrial and atrioventricular nodal function : role of the cardiac NMDA receptor., Chirag V. Soni

PDF

Expression of adipocyte/macrophage fatty acid binding protein promotes tumor growth and metastasis., Ashley Simone Triplett

PDF

Polychlorinated biphenyl 153 exacerbates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in C57BL/6 mice., Banrida Wahlang 1986-

PDF

Structure-activity relationship model for estrogen receptor ligands., Huihui Wu 1979-

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

PDF

Roles of 5HT1A receptor in CNS neurogenesis and ADAM21 in spinal cord injury., Sheila Ann Arnold 1981-

PDF

Roles of VAMP3 in melanoma cell migration and integrin trafficking., Yaman Babi 1981-

PDF

Development and evaluation of polymeric implants of curcumin for enhanced chemopreventive activity., Shyam Sunder Bansal

PDF

Partial vs. full support of the heart with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device : implications for myocardial recovery., Carlo Renato G. Bartoli

PDF

Profile of systemic treatment with the antiviral lectin Griffithsin in guinea pigs., Christopher Lynn Barton 1976-

PDF

Mechanistic insights into copper-induced regression of heart hypertrophy., Katherine Bourcy

PDF

Identification and biochemical characterization of the CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS type III secretion chaperone, SLC1, and its role in the translocation of the invasion-associated effector TARP., Amanda J. Brinkworth

PDF

Prevention and treatment of lung cancer by green tea polyphenols., Pengxiao Cao

PDF

Adenovirus-induced cyclin E activates CDK2 for virus replication., Pei-Hsin Cheng 1983-

PDF

Tumor-targeting aptamers for the treatment of prostate cancer., Enid W. Choi

PDF

Expression pattern of CD2AP in the intact and collaterally sprouting nervous system., Sarah Elizabeth Claypool Couch 1987-

PDF

Histone deacetylase inhibition-mediated cytotoxicity of oligodendrocytes., Toros Ali Dincman 1982-

PDF

Reconciliation of IL-1ß loss with TRIF-biased TLR4 signaling by monophosphate lipid A., Chelsea A. Embry

PDF

Age-associated changes in innate immunity and their impacts on inflammatory disease., Mehmet Akif Eskan

PDF

Effect of complement C5a in tumor progression and the local tumor microenvironment., Lacey Jo Gunn

PDF

Characterization of DNA-binding proteins as clinically relevant biomarkers of breast cancer behavior., Traci L. Kruer 1979-

PDF

Searching for novel ligands for the cannabinoid and related receptors., Pritesh Prakash Kumar 1986-

PDF

Cytotoxicity and cellular response to alpha, beta-unsaturated aldehydes : role of aldehyde dehydrogenases., Ngome Llewellyn Makia

PDF

Role of HDACs and SAM in interferon-alpha signaling and epigenetic regulation of anti-HCV gene expression., Stephanie A. Mathews

PDF

Structure-based design of inhibitors of CXCR4., Jason Bradley Meier 1980-

PDF

Functional analysis of N-acetyltransferase (NAT1*14B and NAT1*10) in complete NATb and NATa mRNA., Lori Michele Millner

PDF

Cytokine genetics and expression : implications of an immunogenetic pathogenesis in autism spectrum disorders., Meghan Carey Mott

PDF

Mitigating cisplatin resistance in ovarian cancer., Clarisse S. Muenyi

PDF

Arsenic-induced developmental changes in the liver and adult cardiovascular disease., Ntube Nini Olive Ngalame

PDF

Effects of environmental pollution on endothelial progenitor cells and vascular regeneration., Laura A. Wheat Nissley 1983-

PDF

Characterization of the AI-2-dependent quorum sensing pathway in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans., Elizabeth A. Novak

PDF

TRAF6 signaling in skeletal muscle atrophy and regeneration., Pradyut K. Paul

PDF

Annonacin in Asimina triloba fruit : implications for neurotoxicity., Lisa Fryman Potts

PDF

The effects of a video designed to empower parents to find the time to complete their child's speech and language homework., Lana E. Ridge 1987-

PDF

Pharmacists as mid-level healthcare providers and the clinical results of a pharmacist-led diabetes disease management program., Benjamin Maurice Risner 1983-

PDF

The role of curcumin in response to BPDE-induced DNA damage in human lung epithelial cells., Erica Nicole Rogers

PDF

Sulforaphane prevents acetaminophen-induced hepatic injury in mice., Robin H. Schmidt 1984-

PDF

Exploitation of costimulatory SA-4-1BBL in the development of therapeutic cancer vaccines., Abhishek K. Srivastava

PDF

DNA polymerase iota promotes G2/M checkpoint activation and genetic stability after UV-induced DNA damage., Lindsey Jay Stallons 1983-

PDF

A statin-regulated microRNA represses c-Myc expression and function., Apana Agha L. Takwi 1980-

PDF

Pulmonary function and respiratory muscle activation in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury., Daniela Paleville Terson

PDF

The effect of tissue damage and inflammation on gene expression in sensory neurons., Sean Anthony Trusty 1984-

PDF

Cardiac abnormalities after transaortic constriction are worsened by changing glucose metabolism and benefited by repair of mitochondrial DNA., Jianxun Wang 1969-

PDF

Human olfactory epithelial-derived progenitors : a potential source for cell therapy for Parkinson's disease., Meng Wang

PDF

Elevation of cardiac glycolysis reduces pyruvate dehydrogenase but increases glucose oxidation., Qianwen Wang

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

PDF

Tobacco-induced changes to Porphyromonas gingivalis gene expression, phenotype and host-pathogen interactions., Juhi Bagaitkar

PDF

Low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation modulates evoked-gamma power, event-related potentials, and behavior in autism spectrum disorders., Joshua Matthias Baruth

PDF

Topology and function of nyctalopin in yeast and in-vitro translation systems., Pasano Pasano Bojang

PDF

The role of matrix metalloproteinases induced angiogenesis during transition from compensatory cardiac hypertrophy to cardiac failure : therapeutic effects of hydrogen sulfide., Srikanth Givvimani

PDF

Dimensional relationships between the sphenoid sinus, maxillary sinuses and other craniomaxillofacial structures using cone-beam computed tomography analysis., Richard Michael Halpern

PDF

Determination of in silico rules for predicting small molecule binding behavior to nucleic acids in vitro., Patrick Andrew Holt