Dr. Candice P. Holden MD
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery8501 Arlington Boulevard Suite 400 Fairfax VA, 22031
Dr. Candice Holden is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Fairfax, VA. Dr. Holden specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Holden tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Holden treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California 1995
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Role of Na+/H+ exchangers, excitatory amino acid receptors and voltage-operated Ca2+ channels in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 gp120-mediated increases in intracellular Ca2+ in human neurons and astrocytes.
- Involvement of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate-regulated stores of intracellular calcium in calcium dysregulation and neuron cell death caused by HIV-1 protein tat.
- Diadenosine pentaphosphate increases levels of intracellular calcium in astrocytes by a mechanism involving release from caffeine/ryanodine- and IP3-sensitive stores.
- Presenilin-1 mutations increase levels of ryanodine receptors and calcium release in PC12 cells and cortical neurons.
- Release of calcium from inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor-regulated stores by HIV-1 Tat regulates TNF-alpha production in human macrophages.
- Purification and characterization of protein kinase A from liver of the freeze-tolerant wood frog: role in glycogenolysis during freezing.
- A batch elution procedure for assaying adenylate cyclase.
- Regulation of ryanodine receptor calcium release channels by diadenosine polyphosphates.
- Signal transduction, second messenger, and protein kinase responses during freezing exposures in wood frogs.
- Second messenger and cAMP-dependent protein kinase responses to dehydration and anoxia stresses in frogs.
- Protein kinase A from bat skeletal muscle: a kinetic study of the enzyme from a hibernating mammal.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Back Pain
- Birth Defects
- Abnormal Gait
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