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Sathanur Srinivasan 

   

Sathanur Srinivasan, PhD
Research Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-7184
Fax: (504) 988-7194
ssriniv1@tulane.edu 



Research Interests:

Etiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease and dyslipidemia; cardiovascular disease and diabetes

 

Educational Background:

  • Goethe Institute, Arolsen, West Germany, 1966
  • PhD, University of Madras, Chem. & Tech. Leather, 1965
  • MSc, University of Madras, Chem. & Tech. Leather, 1962
  • BSc, A.C. College of Technology, Univ. of Madras, 1960

Professional Achievements:

  • 1999-Date Research professor, Tulane University Medical Center, Depts. of Epidemiology and Biochemistry
  • 1993-1999 Research professor, Tulane University Medical Center, Depts. Community Health Sciences and Biochemistry 1981-1993 Professor, LSU School of Medicine, Depts. of Medicine & Biochemsitry
  • 1975-1981 Associate Professor, LSU School of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine
  • 1972-1975 Assistant Professor, LSU School of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine
  • 1967-1972 Research Associate, LSU School of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine
  • 1966-1967 Research Fellow, Technische Hochschule, Darmstadt, West Germany
  • 1960-1965 Research Fellow. Central Leather Research Institute, Madras, India

Selected Publications:

 

Harville EW, Srinivasan S, Chen W, Berenson GS. Is the metabolic syndrome a "small baby" syndrome?: the bogalusa heart study. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2012 Dec;10(6):413-21.

Mei H, Chen W, Mills K, He J, Srinivasan SR, Schork N, Murray S, Berenson GS. Influences of FTO gene on onset age of adult overweight. Hum Genet. 2012 Dec;131(12):1851-9. doi: 10.1007/s00439-012-1204-0. Epub 2012 Jul 29.

Webber LS, Rice JC, Johnson CC, Rose D, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Cardiovascular risk factors and physical activity behavior among elementary school personnel: baseline results from the ACTION! worksite wellness program. J Sch Health. 2012 Sep;82(9):410-6.

Li S, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Berenson GS. Relation of childhood obesity/cardiometabolic phenotypes to adult cardiometabolic profile: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct 1;176 Suppl 7:S142-9.

Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Yao L, Li S, Dasmahapatra P, Fernandez C, Xu J, Berenson GS. Low birth weight is associated with higher blood pressure variability from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct 1;176 Suppl 7:S99-105.

Nguyen QM, Xu JH, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Correlates of age onset of type 2 diabetes among relatively young black and white adults in a community: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jun;35(6):1341-6. Epub 2012 Mar 7.

Toprak A, Kandavar R, Toprak D, Chen W, Srinivasan S, Xu JH, Anwar A, Berenson GS. C-reactive protein is an independent predictor for carotid artery intima-media thickness progression in asymptomatic younger adults (from the Bogalusa Heart Study). BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2011 Dec 30;11:78.

Webber LS, Rice JC, Johnson CC, Rose D, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Physical Activity Behavior Among Elementary School Personnel: Baseline Results from the ACTION! Worksite Wellness Program(*). J Sch Health . 2012 Sep;82(9):410-416. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2012.00716.x.

Harville EW, Srinivasan S, Chen W, Berenson GS. Is the Metabolic Syndrome a "Small Baby" Syndrome?: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2012 Jul 25.

Mei H, Chen W, Jiang F, He J, Srinivasan S, Smith EN, Schork N, Murray S, Berenson GS. "Longitudinal replication studies of GWAS risk SNPs influencing body mass index over the course of childhood and adulthood". PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31470. Epub 2012 Feb 15.

Dwyer T, Sun C, Magnussen CG, Raitakari OT, Schork NJ, Venn A, Burns TL, Juonala M, Steinberger J, Sinaiko AR, Prineas RJ, Davis PH, Woo JG, Morrison JA, Daniels SR, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Viikari JS, Berenson GS. Cohort Profile: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print].

Kelly RE, Dasmahapatra P, Wang J, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Fernandez C, Xu J, Martin-Schild S, Berenson GS. Prevalence of athersclerotic plaque in young and middle-aged asymptomatic individuals: the Bogalusa heart study. South Med J. 2011 Dec; 104(12): 803-8.

Berenson GS, Chen W, Hassig S, Nguyen QM, Rice J, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH. Elevated liver function enzymes are related to the development of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in younger adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2011 Dec;34(12):2603-7. [Epub 2011 Sep 27].

Oikonen M. Tikkanen E, Juhola J, Tuovinen T, Seppala I, Juoanala M, Taittonen L, Mikkila V, Kahonen M, Ripatti S, Viikari J, Lehtimaki T, Havulinna AS, Kee F, Newton-Cheh C, Peltonen L, Schork NJ, Murray SS, Berenson GS, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Salomaa V, Raitakari OT. Genetic Variants and Blood Pressure in a Population-Based Cohort: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Hypertension. 2011 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Paul TK, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, He J, Berenson GS. Contrast of the impact of multiple cardiovascular risk factors on the femoral and cartoid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic young adults: the Bogaluse Heart Study. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jun;216(2):359064. Epub 2011 Feb 18.

Paul TK, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Toprak A, He J, Berenson GS. Gender Divergence on the Impact of Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors on the Femoral Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Asymptomatic Young Adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 2012 Jan; 343(1):40-5

Nguyen QM, Toprak A, Xu JH, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Berenson GS. Progression of Segment-Specific Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Young Adults (from the Bogalusa Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2010 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21146698

Camhi SM, Katzmarzyk PT, Broyles ST, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Bouchard C, Berenson GS. Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Risk: Role of Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2010 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21133775

Juonala M, Magnussen CG, Venn A, Dwyer T, Burns TL, Davis PH, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Daniels SR, Kähönen M, Laitinen T, Taittonen L, Berenson GS, Viikari JS, Raitakari OT. Influence of Age on Associations Between Childhood Risk Factors and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Bogalusa Heart Study, and the Muscatine Study for the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. Circulation. 2010 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21126976

Elks CE, Perry JR, Sulem P, Chasman DI, Franceschini N, He C, Lunetta KL, Visser JA, Byrne EM, Cousminer DL, Gudbjartsson DF, Esko T, Feenstra B, Hottenga JJ, Koller DL, Kutalik Z, Lin P, Mangino M, Marongiu M, McArdle PF, Smith AV, Stolk L, van Wingerden SH, Zhao JH, Albrecht E, Corre T, Ingelsson E, Hayward C, Magnusson PK, Smith EN, Ulivi S, Warrington NM, Zgaga L, Alavere H, Amin N, Aspelund T, Bandinelli S, Barroso I, Berenson GS, Bergmann S, Blackburn H, Boerwinkle E, Buring JE, Busonero F, Campbell H, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Cornelis MC, Couper D, Coviello AD, d'Adamo P, de Faire U, de Geus EJ, Deloukas P, Döring A, Smith GD, Easton DF, Eiriksdottir G, Emilsson V, Eriksson J, Ferrucci L, Folsom AR, Foroud T, Garcia M, Gasparini P, Geller F, Gieger C, Consortium TG, Gudnason V, Hall P, Hankinson SE, Ferreli L, Heath AC, Hernandez DG, Hofman A, Hu FB, Illig T, Järvelin MR, Johnson AD, Karasik D, Khaw KT, Kiel DP, Kilpeläinen TO, Kolcic I, Kraft P, Launer LJ, Laven JS, Li S, Liu J, Levy D, Martin NG, McArdle WL, Melbye M, Mooser V, Murray JC, Murray SS, Nalls MA, Navarro P, Nelis M, Ness AR, Northstone K, Oostra BA, Peacock M, Palmer LJ, Palotie A, Paré G, Parker AN, Pedersen NL, Peltonen L, Pennell CE, Pharoah P, Polasek O, Plump AS, Pouta A, Porcu E, Rafnar T, Rice JP, Ring SM, Rivadeneira F, Rudan I, Sala C, Salomaa V, Sanna S, Schlessinger D, Schork NJ, Scuteri A, Segrè AV, Shuldiner AR, Soranzo N, Sovio U, Srinivasan SR, Strachan DP, Tammesoo ML, Tikkanen E, Toniolo D, Tsui K, Tryggvadottir L, Tyrer J, Uda M, van Dam RM, van Meurs JB, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Wareham NJ, Waterworth DM, Weedon MN, Wichmann HE, Willemsen G, Wilson JF, Wright AF, Young L, Zhai G, Zhuang WV, Bierut LJ, Boomsma DI, Boyd HA, Crisponi L, Demerath EW, van Duijn CM, Econs MJ, Harris TB, Hunter DJ, Loos RJ, Metspalu A, Montgomery GW, Ridker PM, Spector TD, Streeten EA, Stefansson K, Thorsteinsdottir U, Uitterlinden AG, Widen E, Murabito JM, Ong KK, Murray A. Thirty new loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 2010 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21102462

Berenson GS, Srinivasan SR, Fernandez C, Chen W, Xu J. Can adult cardiologists play a role in the prevention of heart disease beginning in childhood? Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2010 Oct-Dec;6(4):4-9. No abstract available. PMID: 21088652

Mei H, Chen W, Dellinger A, He J, Wang M, Yau C, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Principal-component-based multivariate regression for genetic association studies of metabolic syndrome components. BMC Genet. 2010 Nov 9;11:100.PMID: 21062472

Paul TK, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Rice J, Toprak A, He J, Berenson GS. Framingham risk score is associated with femoral artery intima-media thickness in asymptomatic young adults (the Bogalusa heart study). Atherosclerosis. 2010 Dec;213(2):627-31. Epub 2010 Oct 20.PMID: 20970137

Mokha JS, Srinivasan SR, Dasmahapatra P, Fernandez C, Chen W, Xu J, Berenson GS. Utility of waist-to-height ratio in assessing the status of central obesity and related cardiometabolic risk profile among normal weight and overweight/obese children: the Bogalusa Heart Study. BMC Pediatr. 2010 Oct 11;10:73.PMID: 20937123

Magnussen CG, Koskinen J, Chen W, Thomson R, Schmidt MD, Srinivasan SR, Kivimäki M, Mattsson N, Kähönen M, Laitinen T, Taittonen L, Rönnemaa T, Viikari JS, Berenson GS, Juonala M, Raitakari OT. Pediatric metabolic syndrome predicts adulthood metabolic syndrome, subclinical atherosclerosis, and type 2 diabetes mellitus but is no better than body mass index alone: the Bogalusa Heart Study and the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16):1604-11. Epub 2010 Oct 4.PMID: 20921439

Smith EN, Chen W, Kähönen M, Kettunen J, Lehtimäki T, Peltonen L, Raitakari OT, Salem RM, Schork NJ, Shaw M, Srinivasan SR, Topol EJ, Viikari JS, Berenson GS, Murray SS. Longitudinal genome-wide association of cardiovascular disease risk factors in the bogalusa heart study. PLoS Genet. 2010 Sep 9;6(9). pii: e1001094.PMID: 20838585

Ruan L, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Toprak A, Berenson GS. Relation of serum phosphorus levels to carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic young adults (from the Bogalusa Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):793-7. Epub 2010 Aug 2.PMID: 20816119

Mei H, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Jiang F, Schork N, Murray S, Smith E, So JD, Berenson GS. FTO influences on longitudinal BMI over childhood and adulthood and modulation on relationship between birth weight and longitudinal BMI. Hum Genet. 2010 Dec;128(6):589-96. Epub 2010 Sep 2.PMID: 20811910

Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Berenson GS. Black-white divergence in the relation of white blood cell count to metabolic syndrome in preadolescents, adolescents, and young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2010 Nov;33(11):2474-6. Epub 2010 Aug 26.PMID: 20798336

Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Ruan L, Mei H, Berenson GS. Adult Hypertension Is Associated With Blood Pressure Variability in Childhood in Blacks and Whites: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens. 2010 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20725054

Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Amplification of the association between birthweight and blood pressure with age: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Hypertens. 2010 Oct;28(10):2046-52.PMID: 20616754

Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Hallman DM, Berenson GS. The relationship between birthweight and longitudinal changes of blood pressure is modulated by beta-adrenergic receptor genes: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010;2010:543514. Epub 2010 May 11.PMID: 20467565

Levy D, Neuhausen SL, Hunt SC, Kimura M, Hwang SJ, Chen W, Bis JC, Fitzpatrick AL, Smith E, Johnson AD, Gardner JP, Srinivasan SR, Schork N, Rotter JI, Herbig U, Psaty BM, Sastrasinh M, Murray SS, Vasan RS, Province MA, Glazer NL, Lu X, Cao X, Kronmal R, Mangino M, Soranzo N, Spector TD, Berenson GS, Aviv A. Genome-wide association identifies OBFC1 as a locus involved in human leukocyte telomere biology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 May 18;107(20):9293-8. Epub 2010 Apr 26.PMID: 20421499

Broyles S, Katzmarzyk PT, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Bouchard C, Freedman DS, Berenson GS. The pediatric obesity epidemic continues unabated in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Pediatrics. 2010 May;125(5):900-5. Epub 2010 Apr 5.PMID: 20368311

Toprak D, Toprak A, Chen W, Xu JH, Srinivasan S, Berenson GS. Adiposity in Childhood Is Related to C-Reactive Protein and Adiponectin in Young Adulthood: From the Bogalusa Heart Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20360758

Camhi SM, Katzmarzyk PT, Broyles S, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Bouchard C, Berenson GS. Predicting adult body mass index-specific metabolic risk from childhood. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2010 Apr;8(2):165-72.PMID: 20156071

Nguyen QM, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH, Chen W, Berenson GS. Fasting plasma glucose levels within the normoglycemic range in childhood as a predictor of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Feb;164(2):124-8.PMID: 20124140

Nguyen QM, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH, Chen W, Kieltyka L, Berenson GS. Utility of childhood glucose homeostasis variables in predicting adult diabetes and related cardiometabolic risk factors: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2010 Mar;33(3):670-5. Epub 2009 Dec 15.PMID: 20009096

Nguyen QM, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH, Chen W, Berenson GS. Distribution and cardiovascular risk correlates of plasma soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 levels in asymptomatic young adults from a biracial community: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Jan;20(1):53-9.PMID: 20006276

Kabir AA, Srinivasan SR, Sultana A, Chen W, Wei CY, Berenson GS. Association between depression and intima-media thickness of carotid bulb in asymptomatic young adults. Am J Med. 2009 Dec;122(12):1151.e1-8.PMID: 19958896

Muntner P, Arshad A, Morse SA, Patel DA, Manapatra PD, Reisin E, Aguilar EA, Chen W, Srinivasan S, Berenson GS. End-stage renal disease in young black males in a black-white population: longitudinal analysis of the Bogalusa Heart Study. BMC Nephrol. 2009 Dec 2;10:40.PMID: 19954521

Bhuiyan AR, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Azevedo MJ, Berenson GS. Relationship of low birth weight to pulsatile arterial function in asymptomatic younger adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens. 2010 Feb;23(2):168-73. Epub 2009 Nov 26.PMID: 19942864

Freedman DS, Fulton JE, Dietz WH, Pan L, Nihiser AJ, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. The identification of children with adverse risk factor levels by body mass index cutoffs from 2 classification systems: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec;92(6):1298-305. Epub 2010 Oct 27.PMID: 20980492

Berenson GS, Srinivasan SR. Cardiovascular risk in young persons: secondary or primordial prevention? Ann Intern Med. 2010 Aug 3;153(3):202-3. No abstract available. PMID: 20679564

Freedman DS, Wang YC, Dietz WH, Xu JH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Changes and variability in high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol among children. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):266-73. Epub 2010 Jul 19.PMID: 20643721

Freedman DS, Katzmarzyk PT, Dietz WH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. The relation of BMI and skinfold thicknesses to risk factors among young and middle-aged adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Ann Hum Biol. 2010 Nov;37(6):726-37. Epub 2010 May 7.PMID: 20450389 

Berenson GS, Chen W, Dasmahapatra P, Fernandez C, Giles T, Xu J, Srinivasan SR. Stimulus response of blood pressure in black and white young individuals helps explain racial divergence in adult cardiovascular disease: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 2011 Jul-Aug; 5(4):230-8. Epub 2011 Apr 13. 

 

Level of Instruction:

graduate

 

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