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    SEPTEMBER 8, 2005
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Amit Chattopadhyay, assistant professor in the department of dental informatics at the School of Dentistry, and R. Iván Lugo, chair of the department of dental informatics and associate dean of financial administration and institutional relations in the School of Dentistry, joined colleagues from Marquette University and the University of Hong Kong in publishing “Pilot Survey of Oral Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross Sectional Study of Adults in Benin City and Edo State, Nigeria.” The article was published in BioMed Central Oral Health.

Satoru Eguchi, associate professor of physiology and a member of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the School of Medicine, published “G Protein Coupling and Second Messenger Generation Are Indispensable for Metalloprotease-Dependent, Heparin-Binding Epidermal Growth Factor Shedding through Angiotensin II Type-1 Receptor” in the July issue of Journal of Biological Chemistry. Co-authors were Nae J. Dun, professor and chair of pharmacology; Eugen Brailoiu, assistant professor of pharmacology; and postdoctoral fellows Haruhiko Ohtsu, Hiroyuki Suzuki and Hidekatsu Nakashima.

Vincent Armenti, professor of surgery at the School of Medicine and interim director of the abdominal organ transplant program at Temple University Hospital, wrote a chapter, “Report from the National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry (NTPR): Outcomes of Pregnancy after Transplantation,” in the textbook Clinical Transplants 2004. Co-authors were William Hecker, assistant professor of surgery; Lisa Coscia, research coordinator; Antonella Lavelanet, research assistant; and Carolyn McGrory, program coordinator.