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Publications

2015

 

Lydia Bazzano, M.D., Ph.D.

Hu T, Yao L, Reynolds K, Niu T, Li S, Whelton P, He J, Bazzano L. The effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on appetite: A randomized controlled trial. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Dec 12. pii: S0939-4753(15)30099-5. doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2015.11.011. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26803589.   

Zhang H, Zhang T, Li S, Li Y, Hussain A, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano LA, He J, Chen W. Long-term Impact of Childhood Adiposity on Adult Metabolic Syndrome Is Modified by Insulin Resistance: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 7;5:17885. doi: 10.1038/srep17885. PubMed PMID: 26640243; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4671136.   

Hu T, Yao L, Reynolds K, Whelton PK, Niu T, Li S, He J, Bazzano LA. The Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs. a Low-Fat Diet on Novel Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Nutrients. 2015 Sep 17;7(9):7978-94. doi: 10.3390/nu7095377. PubMed PMID: 26393645; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4586572.   

Stuchlik P, Zhang X, Gavin S, Gaudreau S, Breault JL, Bazzano LA. Willingness  to Participate in Cardiovascular Clinical Research among African-Americans. J Clin Res Bioeth. 2015 Jun;6(3). pii: 223. PubMed PMID: 26225218; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4516454.   

Li C, Bazzano LA, Rao DC, Hixson JE, He J, Gu D, Gu CC, Shimmin LC, Jaquish CE, Schwander K, Liu DP, Huang J, Lu F, Cao J, Chong S, Lu X, Kelly TN. Genome-wide linkage and positional association analyses identify associations of novel AFF3 and NTM genes with triglycerides: the GenSalt study. J Genet Genomics. 2015 Mar 20;42(3):107-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jgg.2015.02.003. Epub 2015 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 25819087; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4761343.   

Rubinstein AL, Irazola VE, Calandrelli M, Elorriaga N, Gutierrez L, Lanas F, Manfredi JA, Mores N, Olivera H, Poggio R, Ponzo J, Seron P, Chen CS, Bazzano LA, He J. Multiple cardiometabolic risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: a population-based study in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 15;183:82-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.01.062. Epub 2015 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 25662056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4382451.   

Bazzano LA, Hu T. Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Mar 3;162(5):393. doi: 10.7326/L15-5192-5. PubMed PMID: 25732291.   

Hu T, Yao L, Gustat J, Chen W, Webber L, Bazzano L. Which measures of adiposity predict subsequent left ventricular geometry? Evidence from the Bogalusa Heart Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Mar;25(3):319-26. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2014.11.001. Epub 2014 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 25534865; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4417354. 

Gerald Berenson, M.D.

Chen W, Yun M, Fernandez C, Li S, Sun D, Lai CC, Hua Y, Wang F, Zhang T, Srinivasan SR, Johnson CC, Berenson GS.  Secondhand smoke exposure is associated with increased carotid artery intima-media thickness: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jun;240(2):374-9.   

Bhuiyan AR, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Fernandez C, Xu JH, Berenson GS.  Timing of menarche related to carotid artery intima-media thickness in black and white young adult women: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;25(6):414-9.   

Li C, Chen W, Jiang F, Simino J, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Mei H. Genetic association and gene-smoking interaction study of carotid intima-media thickness at five GWAS-indicated genes: the Bogalusa Heart Study.  Gene. 2015 May 15;562(2):226-31.   

Mangino M, Christiansen L, Stone R, Hunt SC, Horvath K, Eisenberg DT, Kimura M, Petersen I, Kark JD, Herbig U, Reiner AP, Benetos A, Codd V, Nyholt DR, Sinnreich R, Christensen K, Nassar H, Hwang SJ, Levy D, Bataille V, Fitzpatrick AL, Chen W, Berenson GS, Samani NJ, Martin NG, Tishkoff S, Schork NJ, Kyvik KO, Dalgård C, Spector TD, Aviv A.  DCAF4, a novel gene associated with leucocyte telomere length. J Med Genet. 2015 Mar;52(3):157-62.   

Yun M, Li S, Sun D, Ge S, Lai CC, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Tobacco smoking strengthens the association of elevated blood pressure with arterial stiffness: the Bogalusa Heart Study.  J Hypertens. 2015 Feb;33(2):266-74. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000410.   

O'Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Liu Y, Berenson GS.  Candy consumption in childhood is not predictive of weight, adiposity measures or cardiovascular risk factors in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study.  J Hum Nutr Diet. 2015 Feb;28 Suppl 2:59-69.   

Agirbasli, M, Tanrikulu, AM, Berenson, GS.  Metabolic syndrome: Bridging the gap from childhood to adulthood. Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Nov. 21. 

 Pierre Buekens, M.D., Ph.D.

Tong VT, Althabe F, Alemán A, Johnson CC, Dietz PM, Berrueta M, Morello P, Colomar M,  Buekens P, Sosnoff CS; the Prenatal Tobacco Cessation Intervention Collaborative:, Farr SL, Mazzoni A, Ciganda A, Becú A, Bittar Gonzalez MG, Llambi L, Gibbons L, Smith RA, Belizán JM. Accuracy of self-reported smoking cessation during pregnancy. Acta Obstetrica Gynecologica Scandinavica 2015;94(1):106-11. (PMCID: PMC4301572).  

Tong VT, Morello P, Alemán A, Johnson C, Dietz PM, Farr SL, Mazzoni A, Berrueta M,   Colomar M, Ciganda A, Becú A, Bittar Gonzalez MG, Llambi L, Gibbons L, Smith RA, Buekens P, Belizán JM, Althabe F. Pregnant Women's Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Receipt of Screening and Brief Advice by Prenatal Care Providers in Argentina and Uruguay. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015;19(6):1376-83. (PMCID: PMC4539556).   

Althabe F, Belizán JM, McClure EM, Hemingway-Foday J, Berrueta M, Mazzoni A, Ciganda A, Goudar SS, Kodkany BS, Mahantshetti NS, Dhaded SM, Katageri GM, MetgudMC, Joshi AM, Bellad MB, Honnungar NV, Derman RJ, Saleem S, Pasha O, Ali S, Hasnain F, Goldenberg RL, Esamai F, Nyongesa P, Ayunga S, Liechty EA, Garces AL, Figueroa L, Hambidge KM, Krebs NF, Patel A, Bhandarkar A, Waikar M, Hibberd PL, Chomba E, Carlo WA, Mwiche A, Chiwila M, Manasyan A, Pineda S, Meleth S, Thorsten V, Stolka K, Wallace DD, Koso-Thomas M, Jobe AH, Buekens PM. A population-based, multifaceted strategy to implement antenatal corticosteroid treatment versus standard care for the reduction of neonatal mortality due to preterm birth in low-income and middle-income countries: the ACT cluster-randomised trial. Lancet 2015;385(9968):629-39. (PMCID: PMC4420619).   

Xiong X, Dickey RP, Pridjian G, Buekens P. Maternal Age and Preterm Births in Singleton and Twin Pregnancies Conceived By In Vitro Fertilisation in the United States. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2015;29(1):22-30.   

Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E, Buekens P. The Gulf of Mexico: a "hot zone" for neglected tropical diseases? (Viewpoint) PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015;9(2):e0003481. (PMCID: PMC4342336).   

Althabe F, Berrueta M, Hemingway-Foday J, Mazzoni A, Bonorino CA, Gowdak A, Gibbons L, Bellad MB, Metgud MC, Goudar S, Kodkany BS, Derman RJ, Saleem S, Iqbal S, Ala SH, Goldenberg RL, Chomba E, Manasyan A, Chiwila M, Imenda E, Mbewe F, Tshefu A, Lokomba V, Bose CL, Moore J, Meleth S, McClure EM, Koso-Thomas M, Buekens P, Belizán JM. A color-coded tape for uterine height measurement: a tool to identify preterm pregnancies in low resource settings. PLoS One 2015;10(3):e0117134. (PMCID: PMC4379082).  

Oni O, Harville E, Xiong X, Buekens P. Relationships among stress coping styles and pregnancy complications among women exposed to Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Obstetrical Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing 2015;44(2):256-67. (PMCID: PMC4359646).   

Carlier Y, Sosa-Estani S, Luquetti AO, Buekens P. Congenital Chagas disease: an update. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 2015;110(3):363-8. (PMCID: PMC4489473).   

Berrueta M, Morello P, Alemán A, Tong VT, Johnson C, Dietz PM, Farr SL, Mazzoni A, Colomar M, Ciganda A, Llambi L, Becú A, Gibbons L, Smith RA, Buekens P, Belizán JM, Althabe F. Smoking Patterns and Receipt of Cessation Services Among Pregnant Women in Argentina and Uruguay. Nicotine Tobacco Research 2015 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] (PMCID: PMC4691562).   

Althabe F, Moore JL, Gibbons L, Berrueta M, Goudar SS, Chomba E, Derman RJ, Patel A, Saleem S, Pasha O, Esamai F, Garces A, Liechty EA, Hambidge K, Krebs NF, Hibberd PL, Goldenberg RL, Koso-Thomas M, Carlo WA, Cafferata ML, Buekens P, McClure EM. Adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in adolescent pregnancies: The Global Network's Maternal Newborn Health Registry study. Reproductive Health 2015;12 Suppl 2:S8. (PMCID: PMC4464033).  

McClure EM, Saleem S, Goudar SS, Moore JL, Garces A, Esamai F, Patel A, Chomba E, Althabe F, Pasha O, Kodkany BS, Bose CL, Berreuta M, Liechty EA, Hambidge K, Krebs NF, Derman RJ, Hibberd PL, Buekens P, Manasyan A, Carlo WA,Wallace DD, Koso-Thomas M, Goldenberg RL. Stillbirth rates in low-middle income countries 2010 - 2013: a population-based, multi-country study from the Global Network. Reproductive Health 2015;12 Suppl 2:S7. (PMCID: PMC4464024).   

Colomar M, Tong VT, Morello P, Farr SL, Lawsin C, Dietz PM, Aleman A, Berrueta M, Mazzoni A, Becu A, Buekens P, Belizán J, Althabe F. Barriers and promoters of  an evidenced-based smoking cessation counseling during prenatal care in Argentina and Uruguay. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015;19(7):1481-9. (PMCID: PMC4442744).   

Cormick G, Ciganda A, Cafferata ML, Ripple MJ, Sosa-Estani S, Buekens P, Belizán JM, Althabe F. Text message interventions for follow up of infants born to mothers positive for Chagas disease in Tucumán, Argentina: a feasibility study. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:508. (PMCID: PMC4588257).   

Solivan AE, Xiong X, Harville EW, Buekens P. Measurement of Perceived Stress among Pregnant Women: A Comparison of Two Different Instruments. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015;19(9):1910-5. (PMCID: PMC4522194).   

Padilla-Raygoza N, Gamboa-León R, Ramirez-Sierra MJ, Dumonteil E, Buekens P, Ruiz-Paloalto ML, Diaz-Guerrero R. Negative studies are helpful to compute the specificity of diagnostic tests: measuring Trypanosoma cruzi seroprevalence in Guanajuato, Mexico. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:614. (PMCID: PMC4625936).   

Jiang H, Xiong X, Buekens P, Su Y, Qian X. Use of mouth rinse during pregnancy to improve birth and neonatal outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015;15(1):311. (PMCID: PMC4660817).   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Theall K, Buekens P, Chasan-Taber L. Acculturation and Intention to Breastfeed among a Population of Predominantly Puerto Rican Women. Birth 2015 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print].   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Theall K, Buekens P, Chasan-Taber L. Acculturation and Adverse Birth Outcomes in a Predominantly Puerto Rican Population. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print].   

Althabe F, Alemán A, Berrueta M, Morello P, Gibbons L, Colomar M, Tong VT, Dietz PM, Farr SL, Ciganda A, Mazzoni A, Llambí L, Becú A, Smith RA, Johnson C, Belizán JM, Buekens PM. A Multifaceted Strategy to Implement Brief Smoking Cessation Counseling During Antenatal Care in Argentina and Uruguay: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Nicotine Tobacco Research 2015 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]. 

Carol Chen, M.S.

Zhao Q, Gu D, Lu F, Mu J, Wang X, et al. Blood Pressure Reactivity to the Cold Pressor Test Predicts Hypertension Among Chinese Adults: The GenSalt Study. American journal of hypertension. 2015; 28(11):1347-54. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25824451, PMCID: PMC4612341   

Mills KT, Xu Y, Zhang W, Bundy JD, Chen CS, et al. A systematic analysis of worldwide population-based data on the global burden of chronic kidney disease in 2010. Kidney international. 2015; 88(5):950-7. NIHMSID: NIHMS703446 PubMed [journal] PMID: 26221752, PMCID: PMC4653075   

Lee BT, Ahmed FA, Hamm LL, Teran FJ, Chen CS, et al. Association of C-reactive protein, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and interleukin-6 with chronic kidney disease. BMC nephrology. 2015; 16:77. PubMed [journal] PMID: 26025192, PMCID: PMC4449580 

Bi Y, Jiang Y, He J, Xu Y, Wang L, et al. Status of cardiovascular health in Chinese adults. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2015; 65(10):1013-25. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25766949   

Rubinstein AL, Irazola VE, Calandrelli M, Elorriaga N, Gutierrez L, et al. Multiple cardiometabolic risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: a population-based study in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. International journal of cardiology. 2015; 183:82-8. NIHMSID: NIHMS661667 PubMed [journal] PMID: 25662056, PMCID: PMC4382451   

Chen J, Hamm LL, Mohler ER, Hudaihed A, Arora R, et al. Interrelationship of Multiple Endothelial Dysfunction Biomarkers with Chronic Kidney Disease. PloS one. 2015; 10(7):e0132047. PubMed [journal] PMID: 26132137, PMCID: PMC4488859 

Wei Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Zhang H, Zhang T, Li S, Li Y, Hussain A, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano LA, He J,  Chen W. Long-term Impact of Childhood Adiposity on Adult Metabolic Syndrome Is Modified by Insulin Resistance: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Sci Rep. 2015;5:17885. doi: 10.1038/srep17885. PMID: 26640243   

Zhang T, Zhang H, Li S, Li Y, Liu Y, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano L, He J, Chen W. Impact of Adiposity on Incident Hypertension Is Modified by Insulin Resistance in Adults: Longitudinal Observation From the Bogalusa Heart Study. Hypertension. 2016;67(1):56-62. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06509. PMID: 26573703   

Li S, Chen W, Sun D, Fernandez C, Li J, Kelly T, He J, Krousel-Wood M, Whelton PK. Variability and rapid increase in body mass index during childhood are associated with adult obesity. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Oct 8. pii: dyv202. [Epub ahead of print]   

Chen W, Li S, Fernandez C, Sun D, Lai CC, Zhang T, Bazzano L, Urbina EM, Deng HW. Elevated Blood Pressure Precedes Arterial Stiffening among Middle-aged Black and White Adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol (in press).   

Chen W, Yun M, Fernandez C, Li S, Sun D, Lai CC, Hua Y, Wang F, Zhang T, Srinivasan SR, Johnson CC, Berenson GS. Secondhand Smoke Exposure Is Associated with Increased Carotid Artery Intima-media Thickness: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Atherosclerosis 2015;240:374-379 PMID: 25875389.   

Lv J, Chen W, Sun D, Li S, Millwood IY, Smith M, Guo Y, Bian Z, Yu C, Zhou H, Tan Y, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L; China Kadoorie Biobank collaborative group. Gender-Specific Association between Tobacco Smoking and Central Obesity among 0.5 Million Chinese People: The China Kadoorie Biobank Study. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0124586. PMID:25897789. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124586.  

Li S, Zhao J, Wang G, Zhu Y, Rabito F, Krousel-Wood M, Chen W, Whelton PK. Urinary triclosan concentrations are inversely associated with body mass index and waist circumference in the US general population: Experience in NHANES 2003-2010. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2015; 218(4):401-6 PMID:25823951   

Bhuiyan AR, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Fernandez C, Xu JH, Berenson GS.Timing of menarche related to carotid artery intima-media thickness in black and white young adult women: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2015 Feb 14. pii: S1047-2797(15)00047-2. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.02.001. PMID:25840807   

Mangino M, Christiansen L, Stone R, Hunt SC, Horvath K, Eisenberg DT, Kimura M, Petersen I, Kark JD, Herbig U, Reiner AP, Benetos A, Codd V, Nyholt DR, Sinnreich R, Christensen K, Nassar H, Hwang SJ, Levy D, Bataille V, Fitzpatrick AL, Chen W, Berenson GS, Samani NJ, Martin NG, Tishkoff S, Schork NJ, Kyvik KO, Dalgård C, Spector TD, Aviv A. DCAF4, a novel gene associated with leucocyte telomere length. J Med Genet. 2015;52(3):157-162. PMID:25624462   

Li C,Chen W,Jiang F,Simino J,Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Mei H. Genetic association and gene-smoking interaction study of carotid intima-media thickness at five GWAS-indicated genes: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Gene. 2015 Mar 6. pii: S0378-1119(15)00256-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2015.02.078.   

Yun M, Li S, Sun D, Ge S, Lai CC, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Tobacco smoking strengthens the association of elevated blood pressure with arterial stiffness: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Hypertens. 2015;33(2):266-274. PMID: 25380147   

Zhu X, Feng T, Tayo BO, Liang J, Young JH, Franceschini N, Smith JA, Yanek LR, Sun YV, Edwards TL, Chen W, Nalls M, Fox E, Sale M, Bottinger E, Rotimi C; COGENT BP Consortium, Liu Y, McKnight B, Liu K, Arnett DK, Chakravati A, Cooper RS, Redline S. Meta-analysis of Correlated Traits via Summary Statistics from GWASs with an Application in Hypertension. Am J Hum Genet. 2015;96(1):21-36. PMID:25500260   

Hu T, Yao L, Gustat J, Chen W, Webber L, Bazzano L. Which measures of adiposity predict subsequent left ventricular geometry? Evidence from the Bogalusa Heart Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2015;25(3):319-326. PMID:25534865

Prescott Deininger, Ph.D.

Maria E. Morales, Travis B. White, Vincent A. Streva, Cecily B. DeFreece, Dale J. Hedges and Prescott L. Deininger (2015)   The contribution of Alu elements to mutagenic DNA double-strand break repair. PLOS Genetics 11, e1005016 (PMCID PMC4356517)   

Vincent A. Streva, Vallmer E. Jordan, Sara Linker, Dale J. Hedges, Mark A. Batzer, and Prescott L. Deininger   (2015) Sequencing, Identification and Mapping of Primed L1 Elements (SIMPLE) reveals significant variation in full-length L1 elements between individuals. BMC Genomics 16, 220-232  

Belancio VP, Blask DE, Deininger P, Hill SM, Jazwinski SM (2015) The aging clock and circadian control of metabolism and genome stability.  Front Genet. 5, 1-7.  

Travis B. White*; Maria E. Morales* and Prescott L. Deininger. (2015) Alu elements and DNA double-strand break repair.  Mob. Gen. Elements (in press).   

Astrid Engel, Ph.D.

Morales, M.E, Servant, G., Ade, C., and Roy-Engel, A.M. (2015). Altering genomic integrity: heavy metal exposure promotes transposable element-mediated damage.  Biol.Trace Elem. Res. doi: 10.1007/s12011-015-0298-3 (PMID: 25774044).   

Ade, C., and Roy-Engel, A.M. (2015).  SINE retrotransposition: Evaluation of Alu activity and recovery of de novo inserts  Methods Mol Biol. (in press).   

Liu, Y., Roy-Engel, A.M., Baddoo, M., Flemington, E.K, Wang, G., and Wang, H. (2015) The impact of oil spill to lung health - insights from an RNA-seq study of human airway epithelial cells.  Gene. (in press)   

Morales, M.E, Derbes, R.S., Ade, C.M., Ortego, J., Stark, J., Deininger, P.L., and Roy-Engel, A.M. (2016). Heavy metal exposure influences double strand break DNA repair  outcomes. Plos One. (in press).   

Major, D., Derbes, R.S., Wang, H., and Roy-Engel, A.M. (2016) Effects of Corexit Oil dispersants and the WAF of Dispersed Oil on DNA damage and repair in cultured human       bronchial airway cells, BEAS-2B.  Gene Reports (in press).  


Hirut Gebrekristos, Ph.D.

Gebrekristos HT and Howe CJ. Ratio of observed and expected joint effects (RJE) Epidemiology 2015; Jan; 26(1):e3-4. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000200

Jeanette Gustat, Ph.D.

Gustat J, Richards K, Rice J, Andersen L, Parker-Karst K, et al. Youth walking and biking rates vary by environments around 5 Louisiana schools.The Journal of school health. 2015; 85(1):36-42.   

Gustat J, O'Malley K, Luckett BG, Johnson CC. Fresh produce consumption and the association between frequency of food shopping, car access, and distance to supermarkets. Preventive medicine reports. 2015; 2:47-52.   

Johnson CC, O'Malley K, Gustat J. COMMENT ON SUMINSKI, WASSERMAN, MAYFIELD, AND McCLAIN (2013). Perceptual and motor skills. 2015; 120(1):25-7.   

Hu T, Yao L, Gustat J, Chen W, Webber L, et al. Which measures of adiposity predict subsequent left ventricular geometry? Evidence from the Bogalusa Heart Study. Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD. 2015; 25(3):319-26. NIHMSID: NIHMS671951   

Andersen L, Gustat J, Becker AB. The Relationship Between the Social Environment and Lifestyle-Related Physical Activity in a Low-Income African American Inner-City Southern Neighborhood. Journal of community health. 2015; 40(5):967-74.   

Honeycutt S, Leeman J, McCarthy WJ, Bastani R, Carter-Edwards L, et al. Evaluating Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Interventions: Lessons Learned From CDC's Prevention Research Centers. Preventing chronic disease. 2015; 12:E174. 

Litt J, Varda D, Reed H, Retrum J, Tabak R, et al. How to Identify Success Among Networks That Promote Active Living. American journal of public health. 2015; 105(11):2298-305.

Emily Harville, Ph.D.

 EW Harville, G Giarratano, V Barcelona de Mendoza, J Savage, T Zotkiewicz.  Birth outcomes in a disaster recovery environment: A prospective cohort study.  Maternal Child Health J. 2015 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID:PMC4596760 (2.0)   

Harville EW, M Do. Reproductive and birth outcomes in Haiti before and after the 2010 earthquake. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2015 Jun 9:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] (1.1)     

Harville EW, M Jacobs, R Boynton-Jarrett.  When is Exposure to a Natural Disaster Traumatic?  PLoS One 2015 Apr 8;10(4):e0123632. PMCID: PMC4390192  (3.5)   

Harville EW, Madkour AS, Xie Y.  Personality and birth outcomes among adolescents.  J Adv Nurs, 2015 Jan;71(1):148-59. PMCID: PMC4267964  (1.5)   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Theall K, Buekens P, Chasan-Taber L.  Effects of Acculturation on Prenatal Anxiety among Latina Women, Arch Women's Mental Health, accepted.   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Theall K, Buekens P, Chasan-Taber L. Acculturation and Adverse Birth Outcomes in a Predominantly Puerto Rican Population. Matern Child Health J, accepted.  

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Savage J, Giarratano G. Experiences of intimate partner and neighborhood violence and their association with mental health in pregnant women. J Interpers Violence. 2015 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print] (1.2).   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Theall K, Buekens P, Chasan-Taber L. Acculturation and intention to breastfeed among a population of predominantly Puerto Rican women. Birth. 2015 Nov 10. doi: 10.1111/birt.12199. [Epub ahead of print] (1.3).   

Barcelona de Mendoza V, Harville E, Savage J, Giarratano G. Association of complementary and alternative therapies with mental health in pregnant women living in a post-disaster recovery environment. J Holist Nurs. 2015 Oct 26.  [Epub ahead of print] (no impact factor).   

A Solivan, K Kaplan, M Wallace, EW Harville. Use of a resiliency framework to examine pregnancy and birth outcomes among adolescents: A qualitative study. Families, Systems, and Health. 2015 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC4526109 (1.0)   

Jacobs M, Boynton-Jarrett R, Harville EW. Adverse childhood event experiences, menstrual cycle characteristics, and fertility difficulties.   J Psychosomatic Obstetrics Gynecol. 2015 Mar 31:1-12. (1.7)   

Jacobs MB, Harville EW.  Long-Term Mental Health Among Low-Income, Minority Women Following Exposure to Multiple Natural Disasters in Early and Late Adolescence Compared to Adulthood. Child Youth Care Forum. 2015 Aug 1;44(4):511-525. (0.9)   

Xie Y, Madkour AS, Harville E.  Preconception nutrition, physical activity, and birth outcomes in adolescent girls.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Dec;28(6):471-6 (1.8)   

Solivan A, Xiong X, Harville EW, Buekens P. Comparison of the Prenatal Psychosocial Profile and the Perceived Stress Scale in identifying women with high perceived stress.  Maternal Child Health J, 2015 Feb 5. PMCID: PMC4522194  2015 Sep;19(9):1910-5 (2.0).   

Oni O, Harville E, Xiong X, Buekens P.  Relationship of stress coping styles to pregnancy complications among women exposed to Hurricane Katrina. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Mar-Apr;44(2):256-67 PMCID: PMC4359646 (1.0)   

Zhang H, Zhang T, Li S, Li Y, Hussain A, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano LA, He J, Chen W.  Long-term Impact of Childhood Adiposity on Adult Metabolic Syndrome Is Modified by Insulin Resistance: The Bogalusa Heart Study.  Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 7;5:17885. (5.8)   

Zhang T, Zhang H, Li S, Li Y, Liu Y, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano L, He J, Chen W. Impact of Adiposity on Incident Hypertension Is Modified by Insulin Resistance in Adults: Longitudinal Observation From the Bogalusa Heart Study.  Hypertension. 2015 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] (6.5)   

AS Madkour, Y Xie, E Harville.  Reproductive health care services at schools and birth outcomes among adolescent mothers: a prospective assessment in a national US cohort.    Accepted, Journal of School Health. (1.4)   

Giarratano G, Harville E, Savage J, Barcelona de Mendoza V, Zotkiewicz T.  Healthy Start: Description of a Safety Net for Perinatal Support during Disaster Recovery.  Matern Child Health J. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Apr;19(4):819-27. PMCID: PMC4303559 (1.9)  

Hua He, Ph.D.

Xu. D., Gong, W., Caine, E., Xiao, S., Ng, M., Simoni, J., He, H., Smith, K., Brown, H., and Gloyd, S., Lay health supporters aided by a mobile phone messaging system to impove care of villagers with scihzophrenia in Liuyang China: protocol for a randomzed control trial, BMJ Open, in press   

Fiscella, K.A., Ogedegbe, G., He, H., Carroll, J., Cassells, A., Sanders, M., Khalida, C., D'Orazio, B., Tobin, J. N., Blood Pressure Visit Intensification in Treatment (BP-VISIT) Study: Trial Design, the American Heart Journal, in press   

Fiscella, K., Tobin, J.N., Carroll, J., He, H. and Ogedegbe, O., Ethical oversite in quality improvement and quality improvement research: new approaches to promote a learning health care system, BMC Medical Ethics 2015; 17;16(1):63   

Wall, M., Falardeau, J., Fletcher, W.A., Granadier, R.J., Lam, B.L., Longmuir, R.A., Patel, A.D., Bruce, B.B., He, H. and McDermott, M.P. Risk factors for Poor Visual Outcome in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Patients, Neurology 2015; 85(9):799-805       

He, H., Wang, W., Hu, J., Gallop, R., Crits-Christoph, P. and Xia, Y. Distribution-free inference of zero-inflated binomial data for longitudinal studies, Journal of Applied Statistics 2015; 42 (10): 2203-2219  

Zhang, H., He, H., Lu, N.J., Zhu, L., Zhang, B., Zhang, Z.W. and Tang, L, A Non-parametric Model to Address Overdispersed Count Response in a Longitudinal Data Setting with Missingness, Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2015, 0962280215583397   

Xia, Y., Lu, N., Katz, I., Bossarte, R., Arora, J., He, H., Tu, J.X., Stephens, B., Watts, A., And Tu, X. M., Models for surveillance data under reporting delay: applications to US veteran first-time suicide attempters, Journal of Applied Statistics 2015; 1-16   

Chen, T., Lu, N., Arora, J., Katz, I., Bossarte, R., He, H., Xia, Y., Zhang, H. and Tu, X. M. Power analysis for cluster randomized trials with binary outcomes modeled by generalized linear mixed-effects models, Journal of Applied Statistics, in press   

Lu, N., Chen, T., Wu, P., Gunzler, D., Zhang, H., He, H. and Tu., X.M. Functional response models for intraclass correlation coefficients. Journal of Applied Statistics 2015; 41(11): 2539-2556

Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D.

Chen J, Hamm LL, Mohler ER, Hudaihed A, Arora R, Chen CS, Liu Y, Browne G, Mills   KT, Kleinpeter MA, Simon EE, Rifai N, Klag MJ, He J. Interrelationship of multiple endothelial dysfunction biomarkers with chronic kidney disease. PLoS One. 2015;10(7):e0132047. PMID: 26132137   

Hwang JY, Sim X, Wu Y, Liang J, Tabara Y, Hu C, Hara K, Tam CH, Cai Q, Zhao Q, Jee S, Takeuchi F, Go MJ, Ong RT, Ohkubo T, Kim YJ, Zhang R, Yamauchi T, So WY, Long J, Gu D, Lee NR, Kim S, Katsuya T, Oh JH, Liu J, Umemura S, Kim YJ, Jiang F, Maeda S, Chan JC, Lu W, Hixson JE, Adair LS, Jung KJ, Nabika T, Bae JB, Lee MH, Seielstad M, Young TL, Teo YY, Kita Y, Takashima N, Osawa H, Lee SH, Shin MH, Shin DH, Choi BY, Shi J, Gao YT, Xiang YB, Zheng W, Kato N, Yoon M, He J, Shu XO, Ma RC, Kadowaki T, Jia W, Miki T, Qi L, Tai ES, Mohlke KL, Han BG, Cho YS, Kim BJ. Genome-wide association meta-analysis identifies novel variants associated with fasting plasma glucose in East Asians. Diabetes. 2015; 64(1):291–8. PMID: 25187374   

Krousel-Wood M, Holt E, Joyce C, Ruiz R, Dornelles A, Webber LS, Morisky DE, Frohlich ED, Re RN, He J, Whelton PK, Muntner P. Differences in cardiovascular disease risk when antihypertensive medication adherence is assessed by pharmacy fill versus self-report: the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence among Older Adults (CoSMO). J Hypertens. 2015; 33(2):412–20. PMID: 25304468     

Lu X, Wang L, Lin X, Huang J, Charles Gu C, He M, Shen H, He J, Zhu J, Li H, Hixson JE, Wu T, Dai J, Lu L, Shen C, Chen S, He L, Mo Z, Hao Y, Mo X, Yang X, Li J, Cao J, Chen J, Fan Z, Li Y, Zhao L, Li H, Lu F, Yao C, Yu L, Xu L, Mu J, Wu X, Deng Y, Hu D, Zhang W, Ji X, Guo D, Guo Z, Zhou Z, Yang Z, Wang R, Yang J, Zhou X, Yan W, Sun N, Gao P, Gu D. Genome-wide association study in Chinese identifies novel loci for blood pressure and hypertension. Hum Mol Genet. 2015; 24(3):865–74. PMID: 25249183   

Zhao J, Zhu Y, Hyun N, Zeng D, Uppal K, Tran VT, Yu T, Jones D, He J, Lee ET, Howard BV. Novel metabolic markers for the risk of diabetes development in American Indians. Diabetes Care. 2015; 38(2):220–7. PMID: 25468946   

Liu KD, Yang W, Go AS, Anderson AH, Feldman HI, Fischer MJ, He J, Kallem RR, Kusek JW, Master SR, Miller ER 3rd, Rosas SE, Steigerwalt S, Tao K, Weir MR, Hsu CY; CRIC Study Investigators. Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and risk of cardiovascular disease and death in CKD: Results from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015; 65(2):267–74. PMID: 25311702   

Anderson AH, Yang W, Townsend RR, Pan Q, Chertow GM, Kusek JW, Charleston J, He J, Kallem R, Lash JP, Miller ER 3rd, Rahman M, Steigerwalt S, Weir M, Wright JT Jr, Feldman HI; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators. Time-updated systolic blood pressure and the progression of chronic kidney disease: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2015; 162(4):258–65. PMID: 25686166   

Rubinstein AL, Irazola VE, Calandrelli M, Elorriaga N, Gutierrez L, Lanas F, Manfredi JA, Mores N, Olivera H, Poggio R, Ponzo J, Seron P, Chen CS, Bazzano LA, He J. Multiple cardiometabolic risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: A population-based study in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 183:82–8. PMID: 25662056   

Bi Y, Jiang Y, He J, Xu Y, Wang L, Xu M, Zhang M, Li Y, Wang T, Dai M, Lu J, Li M, Chen CS, Lai S, Wang W, Wang L, Ning G; 2010 China Noncommunicable Disease Surveillance Group. Status of cardiovascular health in Chinese adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015; 65(10):1013–25. PMID: 25766949   

Li C, Bazzano LA, Rao DC, Hixson JE, He J, Gu D, Gu CC, Shimmin LC, Jaquish CE, Schwander K, Liu DP, Huang J, Lu F, Cao J, Chong S, Lu X, Kelly TN. Genome-wide linkage and positional association analyses identify associations of novel AFF3 and NTM genes with triglycerides: The GenSalt Study. J Genet Genomics. 2015; 42(3):107–17. PMID: 25819087           

Bansal N, Hyre Anderson A, Yang W, Christenson RH, deFilippi CR, Deo R, Dries DL, Go AS, He J, Kusek JW, Lash JP, Raj D, Rosas S, Wolf M, Zhang X, Shlipak MG, Feldman HI. High-Sensitivity Troponin T and N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) and Risk of Incident Heart Failure in Patients with CKD: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015; 26(4):946–56. PMID: 25278510   

Lee BT, Ahmed FA, Hamm LL, Teran FJ, Chen CS, Liu Y, Shah K, Rifai N, Batuman V, Simon EE, He J, Chen J. Association of C-reactive protein, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and interleukin-6 with chronic kidney disease. BMC Nephrol. 2015;16:77. doi: 10.1186/s12882-015-0068-7. PMID: 26025192   

Liu F, He J, Gu D, Rao DC, Huang J, Hixson JE, Jaquish CE, Chen J, Li C, Yang X, Li J, Rice TK, Shimmin LC, Kelly TN. Associations of endothelial system genes with blood pressure changes and hypertension incidence: The GenSalt Study. Am J Hypertens. 2015;28(6):780-8. PMID: 25424718   

Chen G, de las Fuentes L, Gu CC, He J, Gu D, Kelly T, Hixson J, Jacquish C, Rao DC, Rice TK. Aggregate blood pressure responses to serial dietary sodium and potassium intervention: defining responses using independent component analysis. BMC Genet. 2015;16:64. doi: 10.1186/s12863-015-0226-8PMID: 26088064   

Rebholz CM, Chen J, Zhao Q, Chen JC, Li J, Cao J, Gabriel Navar L, Lee Hamm L, Gu D, He J; GenSalt Collaborative Research Group. Urine angiotensinogen and salt-sensitivity and potassium-sensitivity of blood pressure. J Hypertens. 2015; 33(7):1394-400. PMID: 25827430   

Chen S*, Huang J, Zhao Q, Chen J, Jaquish CE, He J, Lu X, Yang X, Gu CC, Hixson JE, Liu F, Rice TK, Cao J, Chen J, Gu D. Associations between genetic variants of the natriuretic peptide system and blood pressure response to dietary sodium intervention: the GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26224401   

Sandsmark DK, Messé SR, Zhang X, Roy J, Nessel L, Lee Hamm L, He J, Horwitz EJ, Jaar BG, Kallem RR, Kusek JW, Mohler ER 3rd, Porter A, Seliger SL, Sozio SM, Townsend RR, Feldman HI, Kasner SE. Proteinuria, but not eGFR, predicts stroke risk in chronic kidney disease: Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Stroke. 2015; 46(8):2075-80. PMID: 26130097   

Gu D, He J, Coxson PG, Rasmussen PW, Huang C, Thanataveerat A, Tzong KY, Xiong J, Wang M, Zhao D, Goldman L, Moran AE. The cost-effectiveness of low-cost essential antihypertensive medicines for hypertension control in China: a modelling study. PLoS Med. 2015; 12(8):e1001860. PMID: 26241895       

Shah R, Matthews GJ, Shah RY, McLaughlin C, Chen J, Wolman M, Master SR, Chai B, Xie D, Rader DJ, Raj DS, Mehta NN, Budoff M, Fischer MJ, Go AS, Townsend RR, He J, Kusek JW, Feldman HI, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP; CRIC Study Investigators. Serum Fractalkine (CX3CL1) and Cardiovascular Outcomes and Diabetes: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015; 66(2):266-73. PMID: 25795074   

Fowke JH, McLerran DF, Gupta PC, He J, Shu XO, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Inoue M, Tamakoshi A, Koh WP, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Ozasa K, Yuan JM, Tanaka H, Ahn YO, Chen CJ, Sugawara Y, Yoo KY, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Pednekar M, Gu D, Xiang YB, Sauvaget C, Sawada N, Wang R, Kakizaki M, Tomata Y, Ohishi W, Butler LM, Oze I, Kim DH, You SL, Park SK, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Chen Y, Lee JE, Grant E, Rolland B, Thornquist M, Feng Z, Zheng W, Boffetta P, Sinha R, Kang D, Potter JD. Associations of body mass index, smoking, and alcohol consumption with prostate cancer mortality in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2015; 182(5):381-9. PMID: 26243736   

Hu T*, Yao L, Reynolds K, Whelton PK, Niu T, Li S, He J, Bazzano LA. The Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs. a Low-Fat Diet on Novel Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Nutrients. 2015; 7(9):7978-7994. PMID: 26393645  

He J, Mills KT, Appel LJ, Yang W, Chen J, Lee BT, Rosas SE, Porter A, Makos G, Weir MR, Hamm LL, Kusek JW; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators. Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion and CKD Progression. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Sep 17. pii: ASN.2015010022. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26382905  

Kelly TN, Raj D, Rahman M, Kretzler M, Kallem RR, Ricardo AC, Rosas SE, Tao K, Xie D, Hamm LL, He J; CRIC Study Investigators. The role of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system genes in the progression of chronic kidney disease: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015; 30(10):1711-8. PMID: 25906781   

Kato N, Loh M, Takeuchi F, Verweij N, Wang X, Zhang W, Kelly TN, Saleheen D, Lehne B, Leach IM, Drong AW, Abbott J, Wahl S, Tan ST, Scott WR, Campanella G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Afzal U, Ahluwalia TS, Bonder MJ, Chen P, Dehghan A, Edwards TL, Esko T, Go MJ, Harris SE, Hartiala J, Kasela S, Kasturiratne A, Khor CC, Kleber ME, Li H, Mok ZY, Nakatochi M, Sapari NS, Saxena R, Stewart AF, Stolk L, Tabara Y, Teh AL, Wu Y, Wu JY, Zhang Y, Aits I, Da Silva Couto Alves A, Das S, Dorajoo R, Hopewell JC, Kim YK, Koivula RW, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Nguyen QN, Pereira MA, Postmus I, Raitakari OT, Bryan MS, Scott RA, Sorice R, Tragante V, Traglia M, White J, Yamamoto K, Zhang Y, Adair LS, Ahmed A, Akiyama K, Asif R, Aung T, Barroso I, Bjonnes A, Braun TR, Cai H, Chang LC, Chen CH, Cheng CY, Chong YS, Collins R, Courtney R, Davies G, Delgado G, Do LD, Doevendans PA, Gansevoort RT, Gao YT, Grammer TB, Grarup N, Grewal J, Gu D, Wander GS, Hartikainen AL, Hazen SL, He J, Heng CK, Hixson JE, Hofman A, Hsu C, Huang W, Husemoen LL, Hwang JY, Ichihara S, Igase M, Isono M, Justesen JM, Katsuya T, Kibriya MG, Kim YJ, Kishimoto M, Koh WP, Kohara K, Kumari M, Kwek K, Lee NR, Lee J, Liao J, Lieb W, Liewald DC, Matsubara T, Matsushita Y, Meitinger T, Mihailov E, Milani L, Mills R, Mononen N, Müller-Nurasyid M, Nabika T, Nakashima E, Ng HK, Nikus K, Nutile T, Ohkubo T, Ohnaka K, Parish S, Paternoster L, Peng H, Peters A, Pham ST, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Rahman M, Rakugi H, Rolandsson O, Rozario MA, Ruggiero D, Sala CF, Sarju R, Shimokawa K, Snieder H, Sparsø T, Spiering W, Starr JM, Stott DJ, Stram DO, Sugiyama T, Szymczak S, Tang WH, Tong L, Trompet S, Turjanmaa V, Ueshima H, Uitterlinden AG, Umemura S, Vaarasmaki M, van Dam RM, van Gilst WH, van Veldhuisen DJ, Viikari JS, Waldenberger M, Wang Y, Wang A, Wilson R, Wong TY, Xiang YB, Yamaguchi S, Ye X, Young RD, Young TL, Yuan JM, Zhou X, Asselbergs FW, Ciullo M, Clarke R, Deloukas P, Franke A, Franks PW, Franks S, Friedlander Y, Gross MD, Guo Z, Hansen T, Jarvelin MR, Jørgensen T, Jukema JW, Kähönen M, Kajio H, Kivimaki M, Lee JY, Lehtimäki T, Linneberg A, Miki T, Pedersen O, Samani NJ, Sørensen TI, Takayanagi R, Toniolo D; BIOS-consortium; CARDIo GRAMplusCD; LifeLines Cohort Study; InterAct Consortium, Ahsan H, Allayee H, Chen YT, Danesh J, Deary IJ, Franco OH, Franke L, Heijman BT, Holbrook JD, Isaacs A, Kim BJ, Lin X, Liu J, März W, Metspalu A, Mohlke KL, Sanghera DK, Shu XO, van Meurs JB, Vithana E, Wickremasinghe AR, Wijmenga C, Wolffenbuttel BH, Yokota M, Zheng W, Zhu D, Vineis P, Kyrtopoulos SA, Kleinjans JC, McCarthy MI, Soong R, Gieger C, Scott J, Teo YY, He J*, Elliott P*, Tai ES*, van der Harst P*, Kooner JS*, Chambers JC*. Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nat Genet. 2015; 47 (11):1282-93. PMID: 26390057. (*co-corresponding authors)   

Mills KT*, Xu Y, Zhang W, Bundy JD, Chen CS, Kelly TN, Chen J, He J. A systematic analysis of worldwide population-based data on the global burden of chronic kidney disease in 2010. Kidney Int. 2015; 88(5):950-7. PMID: 26221752   

Zhao Q, Gu D, Lu F, Mu J, Wang X, Ji X, Hu D, Ma J, Huang J, Li J, Chen J, Cao J, Chen CS, Chen J, Rice TK, He J. Blood pressure reactivity to the cold pressor test predicts hypertension among Chinese adults: The GenSalt Study. Am J Hypertens. 2015; 28(11):1347-54. PMID: 25824451  

Lu X, Huang J, Mo Z, He J, Wang L, Yang X, Tan A, Chen S, Chen J, Gu CC, Chen J, Li Y, Zhao L, Li H, Hao Y, Li J, Hixson JE, Li Y, Cheng M, Liu X, Cao J, Liu F, Huang C, Shen C, Shen J, Yu L, Xu L, Mu J, Wu X, Ji X, Guo D, Zhou Z, Yang Z, Wang R, Yang J, Yan W, Peng X, Gu D. Genetic Susceptibility to Lipid Levels and Lipid Change Over Time and Risk of Incident Hyperlipidemia in Chinese Populations. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Nov 18. pii: CIRCGENETICS.115.001096. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26582766   

Ku E, Xie D, Shlipak M, Hyre Anderson A, Chen J, Go AS, He J, Horwitz EJ, Rahman M, Ricardo AC, Sondheimer JH, Townsend RR, Hsu CY; CRIC Study Investigators. Change in Measured GFR Versus eGFR and CKD Outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov 24. pii: ASN.2015040341. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26604213   

Li S, Chen W, Sun D, Fernandez C, Li J, Kelly T, He J, Krousel-Wood M, Whelton PK. Variability and rapid increase in body mass index during childhood are associated with adult obesity. Int J Epidemiol. 2015; 44(6):1943-50. PMID: 26452389   

Zhang H, Zhang T, Li S, Li Y, Hussain A, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano LA, He J, Chen W. Long-term Impact of Childhood Adiposity on Adult Metabolic Syndrome Is Modified by Insulin Resistance: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 7;5:17885. doi: 10.1038/srep17885. PMID: 26640243   

Chen J, Mohler ER, Xie D, Shlipak M, Townsend RR, Appel LJ, Ojo A, Schreiber M, Nessel L, Zhang X, Raj D, Strauss L, Lora CM, Rahman M, Hamm LL, He J; CRIC Study Investigators. Traditional and non-traditional risk factors for incident peripheral arterial disease among patients with chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Dec 18. pii: gfv418. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26682964   

Zhang T, Zhang H, Li S, Li Y, Liu Y, Fernandez C, Harville E, Bazzano L, He J, Chen W. Impact of Adiposity on Incident Hypertension Is Modified by Insulin Resistance in Adults: Longitudinal Observation From the Bogalusa Heart Study. Hypertension. 2016 Jan;67(1):56-62. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06509. Epub 2015 Nov 16. PMID: 26573703   

Ricardo AC, Anderson CA, Yang W, Zhang X, Fischer MJ, Dember LM, Fink JC, Frydrych A, Jensvold NG, Lustigova E, Nessel LC, Porter AC, Rahman M, Wright Nunes JA, Daviglus ML, Lash JP; CRIC Study Investigators. Healthy lifestyle and risk of kidney disease progression, atherosclerotic events, and death in CKD: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015; 65(3):412-24. PMID: 25458663   

Zhang J, Yang Z, Xiao J, Xing X, Lu J, Weng J, Jia W, Ji L, Shan Z, Liu J, Tian H, Ji Q, Zhu D, Ge J, Chen L, Guo X, Zhao Z, Li Q, Zhou Z, Lin L, Wang N, Yang W; China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group. Association between family history risk categories and prevalence of diabetes in Chinese population. PLoS One. 2015; 10(2):e0117044. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117044. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25664814   

Guerraty MA, Chai B, Hsu JY, Ojo AO, Gao Y, Yang W, Keane MG, Budoff MJ, Mohler ER 3rd; CRIC Study Investigators. Relation of aortic valve calcium to chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study). Am J Cardiol. 2015; 115(9):1281-6. PMID: 25791240   

Dobre M, Yang W, Pan Q, Appel L, Bellovich K, Chen J, Feldman H, Fischer MJ, Ham LL, Hostetter T, Jaar BG, Kallem RR, Rosas SE, Scialla JJ, Wolf M, Rahman M; CRIC Study Investigators. Persistent high serum bicarbonate and the risk of heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD): A report from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015; 4(4). pii: e001599. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001599. PMID: 25896890   

Mehta R, Ying GS, Houston S, Isakova T, Nessel L, Ojo A, Go A, Lash J, Kusek J, Grunwald J, Wolf M; CRIC Study Investigators. Phosphate, fibroblast growth factor 23 and retinopathy in chronic kidney disease: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015; 30(9):1534-41. PMID: 25910495   

SPRINT Research Group, Wright JT Jr, Williamson JD, Whelton PK, Snyder JK, Sink KM, Rocco MV, Reboussin DM, Rahman M, Oparil S, Lewis CE, Kimmel PL, Johnson KC, Goff DC Jr, Fine LJ, Cutler JA, Cushman WC, Cheung AK, Ambrosius WT. A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med. 2015; 373(22):2103-16. PMID: 26551272  

Aaron Hoffman, Ph.D.

Dauchy RT, Hoffman AE, Wren-Dail MA, Hanifin JP, Warfield B, Brainard GC, Xiang S, Yuan L, Hill SM, Belancio VP, Dauchy EM, Smith K, Blask DE. (2015) Comp Med. 2015;65(6):473-85.   

Mao Y, Fu A, Hoffman AE, Jacobs DI, Jin M, Chen K, Zhu Y (2015). The circadian gene CRY2 is associated with breast cancer aggressiveness possibly via epigenomic modifications. Tumour Biol. May;36(5):3533-9   

Dauchy RT, Wren MA, Dauchy EM, Hoffman AE, Hanifin JP, Warfield B, Jablonski MR, Brainard GC, Hill SM, Mao L, Dobek GL, Dupepe LM, Blask DE (2015). The influence of red light exposure at night on circadian metabolism and physiology in Sprague-Dawley rats. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. Jan;54(1):40-50   

Fu A, Jacobs DI, Hoffman AE, Zheng T, Zhu Y (2015). PIWI-interacting RNA 021285 is involved in breast tumorigenesis possibly by remodeling the cancer epigenome. Carcinogenesis. Jul 25 (Epub ahead of print) 

Tanika Kelly, Ph.D.

Liu F†, Yang X, Mo X, Huang J, Chen J, Kelly TN, Hixson JE, Rao DC, Gu CC, Shimmin LC, Chen J, Rice TK, Li J, Schwander K, He J, Liu DP, Gu D. Associations of epithelial sodium channel genes with blood pressure: The GenSalt Study. J Hum Hypertens 2015; 29:224-228.   

Liu F†, Kong X, Cao J, Chen S, Li C, Kelly TN. The effect of mobile phone intervention on weight loss among overweight and obese adults: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Epidemiol 2015; 181: 337-348.       

Li C†, Bazzano LA, Rao DC, Hixson JE, He J, Gu D, Gu CC, Shimmin LC, Jaquish CE, Schwander K, Liu DP, Huang J, Lu F, Cao J, Chong S, Lu X, Kelly TN. Genome-wide linkage and positional association study of blood lipids: the GenSalt study. J Genet Genom 2015; 42:107-117.   

Liu F†, He J, Gu D, Rao DC, Huang J, Hixson JE, Jaquish CE, Chen J, Li C, Yang X, Li J, Rice TK, Shimmin LC, Kelly TN. Associations of endothelial system genes with blood pressure changes and hypertension incidence: the GenSalt Study. Am J Hypertens 2015; 28:780-788.   

He WJ†, Li C, Rao DC, Hixson JE, Huang J, Cao J, Rice TK, Shimmin LC, Gu D, Kelly TN. Associations of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system genes with blood pressure changes and hypertension incidence. Am J Hypertens 2015; 11:1310-1315.   

Kelly TN, Raj D, Rahman M, Kretzler M, Kallem RR, Ricardo AC, Rosas SE, Tao K, Xie D, Hamm LL, He J. The role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system genes in the progression of chronic kidney disease: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015; 10:1711-1718.   

Chen G, de las Fuentes L, Gu CC, He J, Gu D, Kelly TN, Hixson J, Jaquish C, Rao DC, Rice TK.  Aggregate blood pressure responses to serial dietary sodium and potassium intervention: Defining responses using independent component analysis.  BMC Genetics 2015; 16:64.   

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Huang T, Qi Q, Zheng Y, Ley SH, Manson JE, Hu FB, Qi L. Genetic Predisposition to Central Obesity and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Two Independent Cohort Studies. Diabetes Care. 2015 Apr 7.  

Xu M, Ng SS, Bray GA, Ryan DH, Sacks FM, Ning G, Qi L. Dietary Fat Intake Modifies the Effect of a Common Variant in the LIPC Gene on Changes in Serum Lipid Concentrations during a Long-Term Weight-Loss Intervention Trial. J Nutr. 2015 Apr 29. 

Li M, Wu DD, Yao YG, Huo YX, Liu JW, Su B, Chasman DI, Chu AY, Huang T, Qi L, Zheng Y; CHARGE Nutrition Working Group; DietGen Consortium, Luo XJ. Recent Positive Selection Drives the Expansion of a Schizophrenia Risk Nonsynonymous Variant at SLC39A8 in Europeans. Schizophr Bull. 2015 May 25. 

Nettleton JA, Follis JL, Ngwa JS, Smith CE, Ahmad S, Tanaka T, Wojczynski MK, Voortman T, Lemaitre RN, Kristiansson K, Nuotio ML, Houston DK, Perälä MM, Qi Q, Sonestedt E, Manichaikul A, Kanoni S, Ganna A, Mikkilä V, North KE, Siscovick DS, Harald K, McKeown NM, Johansson I, Rissanen H, Liu Y, Lahti J, Hu FB, Bandinelli S, Rukh G, Rich S, Booij L, Dmitriou M, Ax E, Raitakari O, Mukamal K, Männistö S, Hallmans G, Jula A, Ericson U, Jacobs DR Jr, van Rooij FJ, Deloukas P, Sjögren P, Kähönen M, Djousse L, Perola M, Barroso I, Hofman A, Stirrups K, Viikari J, Uitterlinden AG, Kalafati IP, Franco OH, Mozaffarian D, Salomaa V, Borecki IB, Knekt P, Kritchevsky SB, Eriksson JG, Dedoussis GV, Qi L, Ferrucci L, Orho-Melander M, Zillikens MC, Ingelsson E, Lehtimäki T, Renström F, Cupples LA, Loos R, Franks PW. Gene×dietary pattern interactions in obesity: analysis of up to 68,317 adults of European ancestry. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 May 20. 

Yu C, Shi Z, Lv J, Du H, Qi L, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chang L, Tang X, Jiang Q, Mu H, Pan D, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L. Major Dietary Patterns in Relation to General and Central Obesity among Chinese Adults. Nutrients. 2015 Jul 15;7(7):5834-49. 

Qi Q, Downer MK, Kilpeläinen TO, Taal HR, Barton SJ, Ntalla I, Standl M, Boraska V, Huikari V, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Körner A, Lakka TA, Liu G, Magnusson J, Okuda M, Raitakari O, Richmond R, Scott RA, Bailey ME, Scheuermann K, Holloway JW, Inskip H, Isasi CR, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Jaddoe VW, Laitinen J, Lindi V, Melén E, Pitsiladis Y, Pitkänen N, Snieder H, Heinrich J, Timpson NJ, Wang T, Yuji H, Zeggini E, Dedoussis GV, Kaplan RC, Wylie-Rosett J, Loos RJ, Hu FB, Qi L. Dietary intake, FTO genetic variants and adiposity: a combined analysis of over 16,000 children and adolescents. Diabetes. 2015 Feb 26. 

Huang T, Zheng Y, Qi Qi, Xu M, Sylvia L, Li Y, Jae K, Wiggs J, Pasquale L, Chan A, Rimm E, Hunter D, Manson J, Willett W, Hu F, Qi L. DNA methylation variants at HIF3A locus, B vitamins intake, and long-term weight change: gene-diet interactions in two US cohorts. Diabetes. 2015. 

Lin X, Qi Q, Zheng Y; Huang T, Lathrop M, Zelenika D; Bray G, Sacks F; Liang L; Qi L. Neuropeptide Y genotype, central obesity and abdominal fat distribution: the POUNDS lost trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015.   

Li  Y, Ley  S, VanderWeele  T, Curhan  G, Rich-Edwards  J, Willett  W, Forman  J, Hu  F, Qi  L, Joint association between birth weight at term and later life adherence to a healthy lifestyle with risk of hypertension: a prospective cohort study. BMC Med. 2015 in press.   

Li Y, Ley SH, Tobias DK, Chiuve SE, VanderWeele TJ, Rich-Edwards JW, Curhan GC, Willett WC, Manson JE, Hu FB, Qi L. Birth weight and later life adherence to unhealthy lifestyles in predicting type 2 diabetes: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2015 Jul 21;351:h3672.  

Wang T, Leng J, Li N, Martins de Carvalho A, Huang T, Zheng Y, Li W, Liu H, Wang L, Hu G, Qi L. Genetic predisposition to polycystic ovary syndrome, postpartum weight reduction, and glycemic changes: a longitudinal study in women with prior gestational diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Oct 2:jc20152664.   

Gaulton KJ, Ferreira T, Lee Y, … Qi L et al. Genetic fine mapping and genomic annotation defines causal mechanisms at type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2015 Nov 9.   

Carvalho AM, Carioca AA, Fisberg RM, Qi L, Marchioni DM. Joint association of fruit, vegetable, and heterocyclic amine intake with DNA damage levels in a general population. Nutrition. 2015 Sep 26.   

Bi Y, Wang W, Xu M, Wang T, Lu J, Xu Y, Dai M, Chen Y, Zhang D, Sun W, Ding L, Chen Y, Huang X, Lin L, Qi L, Lai S, Ning G. Diabetes genetic risk score modifies effect of bisphenol A exposure on deterioration in glucose metabolism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015   

Xu M, Lv X, Xie L, Huang X, Huang Y, Chen Y, Peng K, Wang P, Wang W, Qi L, Bi Y, Sun Y, Ning G. Discrete associations of the GCKR variant with metabolic risk in a Chinese population: longitudinal change analysis. Diabetologia. 2015 Oct 29.   

Xu M, Huang T, Lee AW, Qi L, Cho S. Ready-to-Eat Cereal Consumption with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality: Prospective Analysis of 367,442 Individuals. J Am Coll Nutr. 2015 Nov 23:1-7.   

Qi Q, Zheng Y, Huang T, Rood J, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. Vitamin D metabolism-related genetic variants, dietary protein intake and improvement of insulin resistance in a 2 year weight-loss trial: POUNDS Lost. Diabetologia. 2015 Dec;58(12):2791-9.

Felicia Rabito, Ph.D.

Ayele W, Mulugeta A, Desta A, Rabito FA. Treatment outcomes and their determinants in HIV patients on anti-retroviral treatment programs in selected health facilities of Kembata and Hadiya zones, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region, Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2015 Aug 27;15:826. 

Burton H, Rabito FA, Danielson L, Takaro TK. Health effects of flooding in Canada – a 2015 review and description of gaps in research. Canadian Water Resources Journal, in press. 

Li S, Zhao J, Want G, Zhu Y, Rabito FA, Krousel-Wood M, Chen W, Whelton, PK. Urinary triclosan concentrations are inversely associated with body mass index and waist circumference in the US general population: Experience in NHANES 2003-2010. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2015 Jun;218(4):401-6. 

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause specific mortality for 240 cuases of death. 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Bureden of Disease Study. Lancet. 2015 Jan 10;385(9963):117-71.

Sathanur Srinivasan, Ph.D. 

Chen W, Yun M, Fernandez C, Li S, Sun D, Lai CC, Hua Y, Wang F, Zhang T, Srinivasan SR, Johnson CC, Berenson GS.  Secondhand smoke exposure is associated with increased carotid artery intima-media thickness: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jun;240(2):374-9.  

Bhuiyan AR, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Fernandez C, Xu JH, Berenson GS.  Timing of menarche related to carotid artery intima-media thickness in black and white young adult women: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;25(6):414-9.   

Li C, Chen W, Jiang F, Simino J, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Mei H. Genetic association and gene-smoking interaction study of carotid intima-media thickness at five GWAS-indicated genes: the Bogalusa Heart Study.  Gene. 2015 May 15;562(2):226-31.   

Yun M, Li S, Sun D, Ge S, Lai CC, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Tobacco smoking strengthens the association of elevated blood pressure with arterial stiffness: the Bogalusa Heart Study.  J Hypertens. 2015 Feb;33(2):266-74. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000410. 

Paul Kieran Whelton, M.D.

Krousel-Wood M, Holt E, Joyce C, Ruiz R, Dornelles A, Webber LS, Morisky DE, Frohlich ED, Re RN, He J, Whelton PK, Muntner P. Differences in cardiovascular disease risk when antihypertensive medication adherence is assessed by pharmacy fill versus self-report. The Cohort Study of Medication Adherence among Older Adults (CoSMO). Journal of Hypertension. 2015; 33: 412-420. 

Whelton PK. Treatment: special conditions. Prevention/Public Health Strategies. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 2015; 9: 161-163. 

Whelton PK. Dietary sodium intake: scientific basis for public policy. Blood Purification. 2015;39:16-20. (Chosen for "Cappuccino with Claudio Ronco" Blood Purification Journal Club). 

Whelton PK. The elusiveness of population-wide high blood pressure control. Annual Review of Public Health. 2015;36: 109-130. 

Li S, Zhao J, Wang G, Zhu Y, McLachan JA, Chen W, Whelton PK, He J. Urinary Triclosan Concentrations Are Associated with Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference in US Population, NHANES 2003-2010. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2015;218:401-406. 

Einhorn PT, Whelton PK, Davis BR, Wright JT Jr, Cushman WC, Zieman SJ. Real-world evidence supports optimally dosed thiazide-type diuretics as preferred in treatment regimens of older adults with hypertension. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2015;63:1045-1047. 

Muntner P, Whittle J, Lynch AI, Colantonio LD, Simpson LM, Einhorn PT, Levitan EB, Whelton PK, Cushman WC, Louis GT, Davis BR, Oparil S. Visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure and coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure and mortality: A cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2015; 163:329-338. 

Whelton PK. Body weight, sodium, potassium and blood pressure. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2015;17: 926-928. 

Li S, Chen W, Sun D, Fernandez C, Li J, Kelly T, He J, Krousel-Wood M, Whelton PK. Variability and rapid increase in body mass index during childhood are associated with adult obesity. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2015;44:1943-1950. 

Hu T, Yao L, Reynolds K, Whelton PK, Niu T, Li S, He J, Bazzano LA. The Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs. a Low-Fat Diet on Novel Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Nutrients. 2015; 7: 7978-7994. 

Whelton PK. Hyponatremia in the general population. What does it mean? Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 2016;26:9-11. 

SPRINT Research Group, Wright JT Jr, Williamson JD, Whelton PK, Snyder JK, Sink KM, Rocco MV, Reboussin DM, Rahman M, Oparil S, Lewis CE, Kimmel PL, Johnson KC, Goff DC Jr, Fine LJ, Cutler JA, Cushman WC, Cheung AK, Ambrosius WT. A randomized trial of intensive versus standard blood-pressure control. New England Journal of Medicine. 2015; 373:2103-2116. 

Cushman WC, Whelton PK, Fine LJ, Wright JT, Reboussin DM, Johnson KC, Oparil S for the SPRINT Study Research Group. Hypertension. 2015;67 (DOI:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06722)


Xu Xiong, M.D., Dr.P.H.

Solivan AE, Xiong X, Harville EW, Buekens P. Measurement of Perceived Stress Among Pregnant Women: A Comparison of Two Different Instruments. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25652063.   

Mireku MO, Davidson LL, Koura GK, Ouédraogo S, Boivin MJ, Xiong X, Accrombessi MM, Massougbodji A, Cot M, Bodeau-Livinec F. Prenatal Hemoglobin Levels and Early Cognitive and Motor Functions of One-Year-Old Children.Pediatrics. 2015 Jul;136(1):e76-83. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0491. Epub 2015 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 26055847.   

Olurinde OA, Harville E, Xiong X, Buekens P. Relationship of stress coping styles to pregnancy complications among women exposed to Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing. 2015 Mar-Apr;44(2):256-67. doi: 10.1111/1552-6909.12560. Epub 2015 Feb 24. PubMed PMID: 25712783.   

Xiong X, Dickey RP, Pridjian G, Buekens P. Maternal age and preterm births in singleton and twin pregnancies conceived by in vitro fertilisation in the United States. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2015 Jan;29(1):22-30. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12166. Epub 2014 Dec 5. PMID: 25483622 [PubMed - in process]  

Jiang H, Xiong X, Buekens P, Su Y, Qian X. Use of mouth rinse during pregnancy to improve birth and neonatal outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2015; 15(1):311.   

Dickey RP, Xiong X, Klempel MC, Pridjian G. Singleton birth weight by gestational age following in vitro fertilization in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Aug 8. pii: S0002-9378(15)00859-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.008. [Epub ahead of print]              

Jinying Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.


Zhao J, An Q, Goldberg J, Quyyumi AA, Vaccarino V. Atherosclerosis. * , , , . Promoter methylation of glucocorticoid receptor gene is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: a monozygotic twin study. 2015 Sep;242(1):71-6. 

Zhao J, * Zhu Y, Xiong M. Genome-wide gene-gene interaction analysis for next-generation sequencing. Eur J Hum Genet 2015 Jul 15. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2015.147. [Epub ahead of print]   

Zhang M, An Q, Zhang Y, Zhang Xǂ Lee ET, Howard BV, Zhao J.* Smoking-attributable mortality in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study. Eur J Epidemiol 2015;30(7):553-61.  

Zhao J, Diabetes Care. * Zhu Y, Hyun N, Zeng D, Uppal K, Tran VT, Yu T, Dean J, He J, Lee ET, Howard BV. Novel metabolic markers for the risk of diabetes development in American Indians. 2015;38(2):220-7.  

Zhao J, Zhu Y, Boerwinkle E, Xiong M. Pathway analysis with next-generation sequencing data. Eur J Hum Genet 2015; 23(4):507-15.

Li S, Zhao J, Wang G, Zhu Y, Rabito F, Krousel-Wood M, Chen W, Whelton PK. Urinary triclosan concentrations are inversely associated with body mass index and waist circumference in the US general population: Experience in NHANES 2003-2010. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2015;218(4):401-6.

Qi Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.

Hwang JY, …, Zhao Q, et al. Genome-wide association meta-analysis identifies novel variants associated with fasting plasma glucose in East Asians.Diabetes. 2015;64(1):291-298.   

Zhao Q, Gu D, Lu F, Mu J, Wang X, Ji X, Hu D, Ma J, Huang J, Li J, Chen Jichun, Cao J, Chen C-S, Chen J, Rice TK, He J. Blood pressure reactivity to the cold pressor test predicts hypertension among Chinese adults: the GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens.2015;28(11):1347-1354.   

Rebholz CM, Chen J, Zhao Q, Chen Jichun, Li J, Cao J, Navar LG, Hamm LL, Gu D, He J. Urine angiotensinogen and salt-sensitivity and potassium-sensitivity of blood pressure. J Hypertens.2015;33(7):1394-1400.   

Kong X, Zhao Q, Xing X, Zhang B, Zhang X, Hong J, Yang W.Genetic Variants Associated with Lipid Profiles in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0135145.   

Chen S, Huang J, Zhao Q, Chen J, Jaquish CE, He J, Lu X, Yang X, Gu CC, Hixson JE, Liu F, Rice TK, Cao J, Chen J, Gu D.Associations Between Genetic Variants of the Natriuretic Peptide System and Blood Pressure Response to Dietary Sodium Intervention: The GenSalt Study.Am J Hypertens. 2015(Epub ahead of print).   

Guo L, Liu F,Chen S,Yang X, Huang J, He J, Jaquish CE, Zhao Q, Gu CC, Hixson JE, GuD.Common variants in the Na+-coupled bicarbonate transporter genes and salt sensitivity of blood pressure: the GenSalt study.JHum Hypertens. 2015(Epub ahead of print).          

 

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