NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #606 11 July 2014
Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
This issue contains some articles from earlier in 2014. We will continue to fill in some of the publications from the early part of the year as time permits. Please note that the next issue of SPACELINE Current Awareness (List #607) will be sent on Monday, July 21.
Papers deriving from NASA support:
Smith SM, Zwart SR, Heer M, Hudson EK, Shackelford L, Morgan JL.
Men and women in space: Bone loss and kidney stone risk after long-duration spaceflight.
Funding: “This project was funded by the NASA Human Research Program and by a grant from the German Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology/DLR Forschung unter Weltraumbedingungen (50WB0931) to MH.”
Koppelmans V, Erdeniz B, De Dios YE, Wood SJ, Reuter-Lorenz PA, Kofman I, Bloomberg JJ, Mulavara AP, Seidler RD.
Study protocol to examine the effects of spaceflight and a spaceflight analog on neurocognitive performance: Extent, longevity, and neural bases.
Funding: “This work was supported by awards from the American Heart Association (to J.M.B.). It was also supported in part by the Donna and Ken Lewis Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery (to T.M.); the Charles and Lorraine Moore Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Imaging (to J.T.); the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58 (to J.T.); the Judith Dion Pyle Endowed Chair in Heart Valve Research (to A.M.G.); the John and Rosemary Brown Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine (to B.G.); and the Kenneth Gee and Paula Shaw, PhD, Chair in Heart Research (to E.H.B.).”
Faghih RT, Dahleh MA, Adler GK, Klerman EB, Brown EN.
Deconvolution of serum cortisol levels by using compressed sensing.
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.370
Funding: “RTF’s work was supported in part by the NSF Graduate Fellowship. For this work ENB is supported in part by NIH DP1 OD003646 and NSF 0836720. MAD is supported in part by EFRI-0735956 while EBK is supported in part by NIH P01-AG09975, K24-HL105664, RC2-HL101340, R01-HL-11408, and HFP01603 and HFP02802 from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58. Finally, GKA is supported in part by NIH K24 HL103845. Clinical studies were performed on the Brigham and Women’s Hospital General Clinical Research Center. Grants supporting the original data collection include NIH R01AR43130 (GKA), M01RR20635 (BWH GCRC), K01AG00661 (EBK), R01GM 53559 (ENB), and NASA NCC9-58 with the NSBRI.”
Lillehoj PB, Kaplan CW, He J, Shi W, Ho CM.
Rapid, electrical impedance detection of bacterial pathogens using immobilized antimicrobial peptides.
Funding: “This work was funded by the following agencies: NASA National Space Biomedical Research Institute (grant NCC 9-58-317) and UCLA T32 Dentist-Scientist & Oral Health Scientist Training Program (grant DE 007296).”
Hall ET, Sá RC, Holverda S, Arai TJ, Dubowitz DJ, Theilmann RJ, Prisk GK, Hopkins SR.
The effect of supine exercise on the distribution of regional pulmonary blood flow measured using proton MRI.
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Feb 15;116(4):451-61. Epub 2013 Dec 19.
Funding: “This study was supported by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Grant HL-080203 (Principal Investigator: G. K. Prisk). R. C. Sá’s work was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9–58. E. T. Hall was supported by NHLBI Grant 2T35-HL-007491.”
Causey L, Lewandowski BE.
A mathematical model of oxygen transport in skeletal muscle during hindlimb unloading.
Cleveland: NASA Glenn Research Center. 2014 March; 24p. NASA/TM-2014-216631.
Funding: “This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, Grants 11174060, 11304043 and 11327405); the Ph.D. Programs Foundation, Ministry of Education of China (Grant 20110071130004); the Science and Technology Support Program of Shanghai (Grant 13441901900); the New Century Excellent Talents Support Program, Ministry of Education of China (Grant NCET-10-0349); and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant 2012 M520826). The work was also partially supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA Cooperative Agreement NCC 9-58 and by a New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation grant to Stony Brook University.”
Lin L, Oon HY, Lin W, Qin YX.
Principal trabecular structural orientation predicted by quantitative ultrasound is strongly correlated with µFEA determined anisotropic apparent stiffness.
Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2014 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]
Funding: “This work was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (HPF01301). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Center for Research Resources or the National Institutes of Health. The project described was supported by Brigham and Women’s Hospital General Clinical Research Center grant M01 RR02635 and by Clinical Translational Science Award UL1RR025758 to Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital from the National Center for Research Resources. Optalert equipment was supported by grant FA9550-05-1-0197 (Czeisler) and grant FA9550-07-1-0242 (Czeisler) from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR): Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). S.A.R. and S.W.L. were supported in part by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58. S.F. was supported by student funding provided by the Australian Victoria Government Fellowship. K.E.C. was supported in-part by an unrestricted fellowship to SWL from Optalert Pty Ltd.”
Harper JD, Dunmire B, Wang YN, Simon JC, Liggitt D, Paun M, Cunitz BW, Starr F, Bailey MR, Penniston KL, Lee FC, Hsi RS, Sorensen MD.
Preclinical safety and effectiveness studies of ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones.
Funding: “This work supported by National Institutes of Health DK43881, DK092197, the National Space and Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, and the Institute of Translational Health Science. This material is the result of work supported by resources from the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.”
Watkins JM, Hechler PJ, Muday GK.
Ethylene-induced flavonol accumulation in guard cells suppresses reactive oxygen species and moderates stomatal aperture.
Plant Physiol. 2014 Apr;164(4):1707-17. Epub 2014 Mar 4.
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 6.555
Funding: “This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture program (grant no. 2009–65116–20436 to G.K.M.) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (grant no. NNX09AK82G to G.K.M.). Grants from the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program supported the purchase of the stereomicroscope and laser scanning confocal microscopes used in these experiments (grant nos. NSF–DBI 0500702, MRI–0722926, and MRI–1039755) and the purchase of an Orbitrap Mass spectrometer (NSF award no. 947028).”