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Patricia C Heyn

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    1998 - 1998Teach – In 98. Honorary Teacher Award , Seminole County Public Schools
    2001 - 2001Andrus Foundation Award for Emerging Scholars and Investig, Andrus Foundation
    2002 - 2002Scholarship Award, Central Florida Golden Knights Who’s Who Achievement & Excellence Scholarship
    2002 - 20022002 Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Research Award, Retirement Research Foundation and the Gerontological Health Section from the American Public Health
    2003 - 2003Honorable Mention, James G. Zimmer New Investigator Research Award, Retirement Research Foundation
    2003 - 2003Excellence in Clinical Science Research, National Women’s Health University of Texas Medical Branch
    2004 - 2004American Society of Neurorehabilitation Presidential Award, 81st Annual Assembly of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), and the 11th Annual
    2004 - 2004Summer Institute on Aging Research- NIH/ NIA: National Institute on Aging Premier Training Workshop , NIH
    2004 - 2004Alzheimer’s Association Travel Fellowship Award, Alzheimer’s Association
    2004 - 2004Grant Writing Workshop for Hispanic Health Services Research Award, Center for Excellence, Stanford University School of Medicine
    2005 - 2006Department of Medicine Pilot and Feasibility Award, UC AMC/SOM
    2006 - 2006CNRU Pilot and Feasibility Award, UC AMC/SOM
    2006 - 2006American Geriatric Society Conference Award, NIH/ NIA Third in the Annual R13 Conference Series: “Research Agenda for Cognitive Activity”
    2006 - 2006Young Investigator Award, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation & Institute for the Study of Aging: “7th International Con
    2006 - 2006Scholar Award , American Federation of Medical Research
    2007 - 2007Evidence- Based Rehabilitation Scientific Committee Award, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
    2008 - 2008Professor Alfonso Bovero Award for outstanding contributions to medical education, Brazilian Society of Anatomy, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo
    2008 - 2008NIH Summer Institute on the Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials , NIH
    2009 - 2009NIH/ NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI), NIH/NIDDK NMRI West Regional Workshop , NIH
    2010 - 2010National Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood/ NIH and the Society of Behavioral Medicine Workshop, NIH
    2010 - 2010NIH/NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI); NIH/NIDDK NMRI 8th Annual Workshop, NIH
    2010 - 2010Invited Editor, TOPICS IN GERIATRIC REHABILITAION: Exercise Training & Dementias , Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation Journal
    2011 - 2013Aging Special Interest Group Co-Chair, Society of Behavioral Medicine
    2012 - 2012NIH/NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI); NIH/NIDDK NMRI 10th Annual Workshop Awa, NIH
    2014 - 2014NIH/NIDDK NMRI 12th Annual Workshop Award,, NIH/NIDDK
    2013 - 2013Top 25 SciVerse ScienceDirect: #1 Hottest Article form the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehab, Science Direct Hottest Article
    2014 - 2014Top 25 SciVerse ScienceDirect: #1 Hottest Article form the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehab, Science Direct Hottest Article

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    1. Hirsch MA, van Wegen EEH, Newman MA, Heyn PC. Exercise-induced increase in brain-derived neurotrophic factor in human Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transl Neurodegener. 2018; 7:7. PMID: 29568518.
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    2. Hu X, Heyn PC, Schwartz J, Roberts P. What Is Mild Stroke? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Nov; 98(11):2347-2349. PMID: 28460850.
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    3. Krishnan S, York MK, Backus D, Heyn PC. Coping With Caregiver Burnout When Caring for a Person With Neurodegenerative Disease: A Guide for Caregivers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 04; 98(4):805-807. PMID: 28185639.
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    4. Yarar-Fisher C, Heyn P, Zanca JM, Charlifue S, Hsieh J, Brienza DM. Early Identification of Cardiovascular Diseases in People With Spinal Cord Injury: Key Information for Primary Care Providers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 06; 98(6):1277-1279. PMID: 28185637.
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    5. Heyn P, Neugebauer KM. Purification of Zygotically Transcribed RNA through Metabolic Labeling of Early Zebrafish Embryos. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1605:121-131. PMID: 28456961.
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    6. Heyn P, Salmonowicz H, Rodenfels J, Neugebauer KM. Activation of transcription enforces the formation of distinct nuclear bodies in zebrafish embryos. RNA Biol. 2017 06 03; 14(6):752-760. PMID: 27858508.
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    7. Thomas SP, Pan Z, Robertson DM, Frickman A, Carollo JJ, Heyn PC. Poster 232 Cerebral Palsy Adult Transition (CPAT) Cross-Sectional Study Preliminary Findings: Chronic Pain Correlates with Memory Difficulties in Adults with Cerebral Palsy. PM R. 2016 Sep; 8(9S):S236. PMID: 27672993.
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    8. Kletzel SL, Cary MP, Ciro C, Berbrayer D, Dawson D, Hoffecker L, Machtinger J, Pham P, Thai M, Heyn PC. Brain Gaming: A User's Product Guide for the Clinician. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 08; 97(8):1399-400. PMID: 27470173.
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    9. Heyn PC, Hirsch MA, York MK, Backus D. Physical Activity Recommendations for the Aging Brain: A Clinician-Patient Guide. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 06; 97(6):1045-7. PMID: 27233994.
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    10. Novais EN, Hill MK, Carry PM, Heyn PC. Is Age or Surgical Approach Associated With Osteonecrosis in Patients With Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip? A Meta-analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 May; 474(5):1166-77. PMID: 26472583; PMCID: PMC4814411 [Available on 05/01/17].
    11. EN Novais, MK Hill, PM Carry, PC Heyn . ) Is Age or Surgical Approach Associated With Osteonecrosis in Patients With Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip? A Meta-analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015.
    12. Zanca JM, Heyn P, Horn S, Charlifue S, Hsieh CH, Brienza DM, Chen Y, Dyson-Hudson T, Backus D. Information/Education Page. Evaluating Your Pressure Ulcer Prevention Plan: A problem-solving worksheet for people with spinal cord injury and their health care providers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Nov; 96(11):2089-90. PMID: 26209604.
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    13. Heyn P, Kalinka AT, Tomancak P, Neugebauer KM. Introns and gene expression: cellular constraints, transcriptional regulation, and evolutionary consequences. Bioessays. 2015 Feb; 37(2):148-54. PMID: 25400101; PMCID: PMC4654234.
    14. Heyn PC, Cassidy JL, Bodine C. The rehabilitation engineering research center for the advancement of cognitive technologies. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 Feb; 30(1):6-12. PMID: 24771762.
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    15. Tepolt F, Carry PM, Heyn PC, Miller NH. Posterior sternoclavicular joint injuries in the adolescent population: a meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct; 42(10):2517-24. PMID: 24569702.
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    16. Oliveira T., Carollo J.C., Robertson D., Zhoaxing P., Heyn P.C. . Incidence of Epilepsy in Adults with Cerebral Palsy and Secondary Health Outcomes. Journal of Neurological Disorders. 2014; 6(2):188-9.
    17. Heyn PC, Baumgardner CA, McLachlan L, Bodine C. Mixed-reality exercise effects on participation of individuals with spinal cord injuries and developmental disabilities: a pilot study. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 2014; 20(4):338-45. PMID: 25477747; PMCID: PMC4252134.
    18. Briggs AW, Heyn P. Preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries from damaged DNA. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 840:143-54. PMID: 22237532.
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    19. Hirsch MA & Heyn PC. From Communication to Community. Alzheimer’s Disease Cognitive-Communication Interventions. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2011; 27(4):253-256.
    20. Burne B, Knafelc V, Melonis M, Heyn PC. The use and application of assistive technology to promote literacy in early childhood: a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2011; 6(3):207-13. PMID: 20923322.
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    21. Sauer AL, Parks A, Heyn PC. Assistive technology effects on the employment outcomes for people with cognitive disabilities: A systematic review. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2010; 5(6):377-91. PMID: 20392190.
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    22. Heyn PC. Tang RA . Predictors of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Elders of Diverse Background Attending a Eye Clinic. JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE. 2010; Suppl.17:300-301.
    23. Barlow C; Katz R; Reynolds G; Greely H; Small S; Heyn P; Strobel G; McArthur R; McInerney M. . Develop "Smart Drugs" to Stave Off Age-Related Memory Loss?. JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE. 2009; 17(2):449-452.
    24. Heyn, PC and Onofrei L. . Evidence-Based Practice for Early Cognitive Impairment Detection on Older Individuals with Metabolic Syndrome. . Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2009; 90(10):e21-e22.
    25. Heyn PC, Johnson KE, Kramer AF. Endurance and strength training outcomes on cognitively impaired and cognitively intact older adults: a meta-analysis. J Nutr Health Aging. 2008 Jun-Jul; 12(6):401-9. PMID: 18548179; PMCID: PMC2853480.
    26. Kinoshita J, Fagan A, Ewbank D, Marlatt M, Heyn P, de la Monte S, Lombardo NE. Alzheimer Research Forum live discussion: insulin resistance: a common axis linking Alzheimer's, depression, and metabolism? J Alzheimers Dis. 2006 Mar; 9(1):89-93. PMID: 16761360.
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    27. Howard F, Tang J, Longo F, Michaelis E, Eckestein J, Strobel G, Heyn PC, Teller J, Koehn KR, Joyce C, Brewer G, Zamrini E, Kinoshita J. . Lost in translation? Charting the course in preclinical therapeutic development. JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE. 2006; 9(4):449-457.
    28. Raji MA, Tang RA, Heyn PC, Kuo YF, Owen SV, Singh S, Ottenbacher KJ. Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults attending an eye clinic. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Jun; 97(6):808-14. PMID: 16035580; PMCID: PMC2569493.
    29. Heyn P, Abreu BC, Ottenbacher KJ. The effects of exercise training on elderly persons with cognitive impairment and dementia: a meta-analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Oct; 85(10):1694-704. PMID: 15468033.
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    30. Abreu, B.C., Heyn, P., Reistetter, T.A., Masel, B., Ottenbacher, K.J. . The Effects of the Predictability of an Arm Reaching Target on Seated Postural Stability, Reaching Time, and Selected Minimum Data Set for Nursing Home Residents. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 2004; 85(10):1-13.
    31. Heyn P. The effect of a multisensory exercise program on engagement, behavior, and selected physiological indexes in persons with dementia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2003 Jul-Aug; 18(4):247-51. PMID: 12955790.
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