The Human Subjects Core provides the Burn Trauma Center with clinical, physiologic, pathophysiologic, and outcomes data to promote the analysis and interpretation of the multiple metabolic interactions in patients with a burn-induced immuno-inflammatory hypermetabolic response. It serves as a tool to establish a clinical infrastructure for study design, and accrual and analysis of data from critically ill patients. An advancement from this core is the establishment and dissemination of guidelines, tools, and standard operating procedures (SOPs), which can be accessed and utilized by investigators in the field of burns and trauma. The study of burn-injured patients and healthy volunteers is essential to our understanding of the human response to injury. This activity requires careful oversight and quality control to maintain maximum safety and patient protection and to insure high quality data collection. The Human Subjects Core personnel allow complex human studies to be performed at each of our study locations: the Burn Centers at the MGH and SHC, the PET Camera Facility, and the MGH general surgical units. The core acts most efficiently to prevent duplicate and unnecessary blood drawing and testing. To anticipate maximum coordination of research efforts and close cooperation among investigators, human study information obtained from our studies on the clinical units is effectively coordinated and organized in this core facility, thus providing an efficient mechanism of data management. Establishment of a separate human studies core within the P50 funding mechanism provides an excellent opportunity to consolidate acquisition and management of the human subjects for our Projects 2, and 4. The Human Subjects Core is responsible for the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs), recruitment and obtaining consent of subjects, collection and distribution of samples, record-keeping, and coordination with the subprojects. This core allows the human i-esearch performed in our Burn Trauma Center to be conducted with remarkable accuracy, sensitivity, and reproducibility.
The Human Subjects Core provides the Burn Trauma Center with clinical, physiologic, pathophysiologic, and outcomes data to promote the analysis and interpretation of the multiple metabolic interactions in patients with a burn-induced immuno-inflammatory hypermetabolic response. It serves as a tool to establish a clinical infrastructure for study design, and accrual and analysis of data from critically ill patients.
|Shank, Erik S; Martyn, Jeevendra A; Donelan, Mathias B et al. (2016) Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Pediatric Burn Reconstructive Surgery: A Prospective Study. J Burn Care Res 37:e213-7|
|Ueki, Ryusuke; Liu, Li; Kashiwagi, Shizuka et al. (2016) Role of Elevated Fibrinogen in Burn-Induced Mitochondrial Dysfunction: Protective Effects of Glycyrrhizin. Shock 46:382-9|
|Copps, Kyle D; HanÃ§er, Nancy J; Qiu, Wei et al. (2016) Serine 302 Phosphorylation of Mouse Insulin Receptor Substrate 1 (IRS1) Is Dispensable for Normal Insulin Signaling and Feedback Regulation by Hepatic S6 Kinase. J Biol Chem 291:8602-17|
|Frydman, Galit H; Bendapudi, Pavan K; Marini, Robert P et al. (2016) Coagulation Biomarkers in Healthy Chinese-Origin Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 55:252-9|
|Agarwal, Shailesh; Loder, Shawn; Brownley, Cameron et al. (2016) Inhibition of Hif1Î± prevents both trauma-induced and genetic heterotopic ossification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:E338-47|
|Tompkins, Ronald G (2015) Survival from burns in the new millennium: 70 years' experience from a single institution. Ann Surg 261:263-8|
|Nakazawa, Harumasa; Yamada, Marina; Tanaka, Tomokazu et al. (2015) Role of protein farnesylation in burn-induced metabolic derangements and insulin resistance in mouse skeletal muscle. PLoS One 10:e0116633|
|Bittner, Edward A; Shank, Erik; Woodson, Lee et al. (2015) Acute and perioperative care of the burn-injured patient. Anesthesiology 122:448-64|
|Kashiwagi, Aki; Hosokawa, Sachiko; Maeyama, Yoshihiro et al. (2015) Anesthesia with Disuse Leads to Autophagy Up-regulation in the Skeletal Muscle. Anesthesiology 122:1075-83|
|White, Morris F (2015) Longevity: Mapping the path to a longer life. Nature 524:170-1|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 102 publications