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    Elaine Muchmore

    TitleProfessor Of Clinical
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #9111-E
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-552-7444
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      Dr. Muchmore has been active in delineating the effective components of resident supervision in the academic environment; she also maintains a small laboratory investigating the regulation of expression of selected cell surface sialic acid modifications. In her role as a clinician educator and administrator at the VA, she has worked with a small team to develop an electronic chart-based tool to measure the time spent performing direct and indirect supervision of resident trainees. It has been demonstrated that using this metric in outpatient settings, there is a direct correlation between direct supervision time required and stage of training. Her group is now working to launch use of this tool widely, with the goal of better assessing the quantity and quality of resident supervision in the academically-affiliated VA medical centers. She has also worked to define training milestones for Internal Medicine-based fellowships, and for Hematology/Oncology.

      Education and Training
      BS, MA - Biology, Stanford University - 1967-1972
      MD - University of California, Davis - 1975-1979
      Resident - Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle - 1979-1982
      Fellow - Hematology-Oncology, University of California, San Diego - 1983-1987


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      Detection of Non-Human Sialic Acid in Biotherapeutic Applications
      NIH/NIGMS R41GM080959Mar 7, 2008 - Mar 6, 2011
      Role: Principal Investigator
      N-ACETYLNEURAMINIC ACID HYDROXYLASE
      NIH/NIGMS R29GM043165Dec 1, 1989 - Jun 30, 1995
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Tangvoranuntakul P, Gagneux P, Diaz S, Bardor M, Varki N, Varki A, Muchmore E. Human uptake and incorporation of an immunogenic nonhuman dietary sialic acid. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Oct 14; 100(21):12045-50. PMID: 14523234.
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      2. Muchmore E. Chimpanzee models for human disease and immunobiology. Immunol Rev. 2001 Oct; 183:86-93. PMID: 11782249.
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