Jennifer Pike


Work Titles and Affiliation
UCLA Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Contact Information:

Email Address:

jpike@mednet.ucla.edu

Work Email Address:

jpike@ucla.edu


Publications:

Pike Jennifer L, Tusa Mark G, Lenis Armando, Butler David F   Face-down cryoembedding of tissue specimens for Mohs micrographic surgery using stainless steel embedding wells Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], 2009; 35(10): 1545-8.
Davies Andrew, Kemp Alan E S, Pike Jennifer   Late Cretaceous seasonal ocean variability from the Arctic Nature, 2009; 460(7252): 254-8.
Barker Stephen, Diz Paula, Vautravers Maryline J, Pike Jennifer, Knorr Gregor, Hall Ian R, Broecker Wallace S   Interhemispheric Atlantic seesaw response during the last deglaciation Nature, 2009; 457(7233): 1097-102.
Pike Jennifer L, Irwin Michael R   Dissociation of inflammatory markers and natural killer cell activity in major depressive disorder Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2006; 20(2): 169-74.
Irwin Michael R, Pike Jennifer L, Cole Jason C, Oxman Michael N   Effects of a behavioral intervention, Tai Chi Chih, on varicella-zoster virus specific immunity and health functioning in older adults Psychosomatic medicine, 2004; 65(5): 824-30.
Irwin Michael, Pike Jennifer, Oxman Michael   Shingles Immunity and Health Functioning in the Elderly: Tai Chi Chih as a Behavioral Treatment Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM, 2004; 1(3): 223-232.

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