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Publications

2013

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

Yaffe K, Ackerson L, Hoang TD, Go AS, Maguire MG, Ying GS, Daniel E, Bazzano LA, Coleman M, Cohen DL, Kusek JW, Ojo A, Seliger S, Xie D, Grunwald JE; CRIC Study Investigators. Retinopathy and Cognitive Impairment in Adults With CKD. Am  J Kidney Dis. 2013;61:219-27

 Fotino AD, Thompson-Paul AM, Bazzano LA. Effect of coenzyme Q₁₀ supplementation on heart failure: a meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97:268-75.

Khan N, Abbas AM, Koleva YN, Bazzano LA. Long-Term Mesalamine Maintenance in Ulcerative Colitis: Which is More Important? Adherence or Daily Dose. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013;19:1123-9.

Cauble S, Abbas A, Balart L, Bazzano L, Medvedev S, Shores N. United States women receive more curative treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma than men. Dig Dis Sci. 2013;58:2817-25.

Khan N, Abbas AM, Lichtenstein GR, Loftus EV Jr, Bazzano LA. Risk of lymphoma in patients with ulcerative colitis treated with thiopurines: a nationwide retrospective cohort study. Gastroenterology. 2013;145:1007-1015.

 Gu D, Zhao Q, Chen J, Chen JC, Huang J, Bazzano LA, Lu F, Mu J, Li J, Cao J, Mills K, Chen CS, Rice T, Hamm LL, He J. Reproducibility of blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions: the GenSalt study. Hypertension. 2013;62:499-505.

Bazzano LA, Green T, Harrison TN, Reynolds K. Dietary approaches to prevent hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2013;15:694-702.

He J, Zhang Y, Xu T, Zhao Q, Wang D, Chen CS, Tong W, Liu C, Xu T, Ju Z, Peng Y, Peng H, Li Q, Geng D, Zhang J, Li D, Zhang F, Guo L, Sun Y, Wang X, Cui Y, Li Y, Ma D, Yang G, Gao Y, Yuan X, Bazzano LA, Chen J; for the CATIS Investigators. Effects of Immediate Blood Pressure Reduction on Death and Major Disability in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The CATIS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2013 Nov 17. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282543. [Epub ahead of print]

Gerald Berenson, M.D.

Benetos A, Kark JD, Susser E, Kimura M, Sinnreich R, Chen W, Steenstrup T,  Herbig U, von Bornemann Hjelmborg J, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Labat C, Aviv A. Tracking and fixed ranking of leukocyte telomere length across the adult life course. Aging Cell. 2013 Apr 18. doi: 10.1111/acel.12086. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23601089

Chester R, Sander G, Fernandez C, Chen W, Berenson G, Giles T. Women have significantly greater difference between central and peripheral arterial pressure compared with men: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2013 Jul 12. doi:pii: S1933-1711(13)00096-X. 10.1016/j.jash.2013.05.007. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23850194

Demerath EW, Liu CT, Franceschini N, Chen G, Palmer JR, Smith EN, Chen CT, Ambrosone CB, Arnold AM, Bandera EV, Berenson GS, Bernstein L, Britton A, Cappola AR, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Chen Z, Deming SL, Elks CE, Evans MK, Gajdos Z, Henderson BE, Hu JJ, Ingles S, John EM, Kerr KF, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lu X, Millikan RC, Musani SK, Nock NL, North K, Nyante S, Press MF, Rodriquez-Gil JL, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Schork NJ, Srinivasan SR, Woods NF, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman A, Heiss G, Gwen Windham B, Wellons M, Murray SS, Nalls M, Pastinen T, Rajkovic A, Hirschhorn J, Adrienne Cupples L, Kooperberg C, Murabito JM, Haiman CA. Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 May 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23599027

Deo R, Nalls MA, Avery CL, Smith JG, Evans DS, Keller MF, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Li G, Miguel Quibrera P, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Akylbekova EL, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EJ, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen LY, Chen W, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Evans MK, Ferrucci L, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hsueh WC, Kerr KF, Limacher MC, Liu Y, Lubitz SA, Magnani JW, Mehra R, Marcus GM, Murray SS, Newman AB, Njajou O, North KE, Paltoo DN, Psaty BM, Redline SS, Reiner AP, Robinson JG, Rotter JI, Samdarshi TE, Schnabel RB, Schork NJ, Singleton AB, Siscovick D, Soliman EZ, Sotoodehnia N, Srinivasan SR, Taylor HA, Trevisan M, Zhang Z, Zonderman AB, Newton-Cheh C, Whitsel EA. Common genetic variation near the connexin-43 gene is associated with resting heart rate in African Americans: a genome-wide association study of 13,372 participants. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Mar;10(3):401-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.11.014. Epub 2012 Nov 24. PMID: 23183192

Franceschini N, Fox E, Zhang Z, Edwards TL, Nalls MA, Sung YJ, Tayo BO, Sun YV, Gottesman O, Adeyemo A, Johnson AD, Young JH, Rice K, Duan Q, Chen F, Li Y, Tang H, Fornage M, Keene KL, Andrews JS, Smith JA, Faul JD, Guangfa Z, Guo W, Liu Y, Murray SS, Musani SK, Srinivasan S, Velez Edwards DR, Wang H, Becker LC, Bovet P, Bochud M, Broeckel U, Burnier M, Carty C, Chasman DI, Ehret G, Chen WM, Chen G, Chen W, Ding J, Dreisbach AW, Evans MK, Guo X, Garcia ME, Jensen R, Keller MF, Lettre G, Lotay V, Martin LW, Moore JH, Morrison AC, Mosley TH, Ogunniyi A, Palmas W, Papanicolaou G, Penman A, Polak JF, Ridker PM, Salako B, Singleton AB, Shriner D, Taylor KD, Vasan R, Wiggins K, Williams SM, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Berenson G, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger E, Cushman M, Eaton C, Nyberg F, Heiss G, Hirschhron JN, Howard VJ, Karczewsk KJ, Lanktree MB, Liu K, Liu Y, Loos R, Margolis K, Snyder M; Asian Genetic Epidemiology Network Consortium, Psaty BM, Schork NJ, Weir DR, Rotimi CN, Sale MM, Harris T, Kardia SL, Hunt SC, Arnett D, Redline S, Cooper RS, Risch NJ, Rao DC, Rotter JI, Chakravarti A, Reiner AP, Levy D, Keating BJ, Zhu X. Genome-wide Association Analysis of Blood-Pressure Traits in African-Ancestry Individuals Reveals Common Associated Genes in African and Non-African Populations.

Freedman DS, Horlick M, Berenson GS. A comparison of the Slaughter skinfold-thickness equations and BMI in predicting body fatness and cardiovascular disease risk factor levels in children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24153344

Ganesh SK, Tragante V, Guo W, Guo Y, Lanktree MB, Smith EN, Johnson T, Castillo BA, Barnard J, Baumert J, Chang YP, Elbers CC, Farrall M, Fischer ME, Franceschini N, Gaunt TR, Gho JM, Gieger C, Gong Y, Isaacs A, Kleber ME, Mateo Leach I, McDonough CW, Meijs MF, Mellander O, Molony CM, Nolte IM, Padmanabhan S, Price TS, Rajagopalan R, Shaffer J, Shah S, Shen H, Soranzo N, van der Most PJ, Van Iperen EP, Van Setten JA, Vonk JM, Zhang L, Beitelshees AL, Berenson GS, Bhatt DL, Boer JM, Boerwinkle E, Burkley B, Burt A, Chakravarti A, Chen W, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Curtis SP, Dreisbach A, Duggan D, Ehret GB, Fabsitz RR, Fornage M, Fox E, Furlong CE, Gansevoort RT, Hofker MH, Hovingh GK, Kirkland SA, Kottke-Marchant K, Kutlar A, Lacroix AZ, Langaee TY, Li YR, Lin H, Liu K, Maiwald S, Malik R; CARDIOGRAM, METASTROKE, Murugesan G, Newton-Cheh C, O'Connell JR, Onland-Moret NC, Ouwehand WH, Palmas W, Penninx BW, Pepine CJ, Pettinger M, Polak JF, Ramachandran VS, Ranchalis J, Redline S, Ridker PM, Rose LM, Scharnag H, Schork NJ, Shimbo D, Shuldiner AR, Srinivasan SR, Stolk RP, Taylor HA, Thorand B, Trip MD, van Duijn CM, Verschuren WM, Wijmenga C, Winkelmann BR, Wyatt S, Young JH, Boehm BO, Caulfield MJ, Chasman DI, Davidson KW, Doevendans PA, Fitzgerald GA, Gums JG, Hakonarson H, Hillege HL, Illig T, Jarvik GP, Johnson JA, Kastelein JJ, Koenig W; LifeLines Cohort Study, März W, Mitchell BD, Murray SS, Oldehinkel AJ, Rader DJ, Reilly MP, Reiner AP, Schadt EE, Silverstein RL, Snieder H, Stanton AV, Uitterlinden AG, van der Harst P, van der Schouw YT, Samani NJ, Johnson AD, Munroe PB, de Bakker PI, Zhu X, Levy D, Keating BJ, Asselbergs FW. Loci influencing blood pressure identified using a cardiovascular gene-centric array. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 15;22(8):1663-78. doi: 10.1093/hmg/dds555. Epub 2013 Jan 8. PMID: 23303523

Juhola J, Magnussen CG, Berenson GS, Venn A, Burns TL, Sabin MA, Srinivasan SR, Daniels SR, Davis PH, Chen W, Kähönen M, Taittonen L, Urbina EM, Viikari JS, Dwyer T, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Combined effects of child and adult elevated blood pressure on sublinical aterosclerosis: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium. Circulation. 2013 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Oikonen M, Laitinen TT, Magnussen CG, Steinberger J, Sinaiko AR, Dwyer T, Venn A, Smith KJ, Hutri-Kähönen N, Pahkala K, Mikkilä V, Prineas R, Viikari JS, Morrison JA, Woo JG, Chen W, Nicklas T, Srinivasan SR, Berenson G, Juonala M, Raitakari OT. Ideal cardiovascular health in Young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Jun 19;2(3):e000244. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000244.

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. 2013 Dec 30. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12200. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24382141.

Perry JR, Hsu YH, Chasman DI, Johnson AD, Elks C, Albrecht E, Andrulis IL, Beesley J, Berenson GS, Bergmann S, Bojesen SE, Bolla MK, Brown J, Buring JE, Campbell H, Chang-Claude J, Chenevix-Trench G, Corre T, Couch FJ, Cox A, Czene K, d'Adamo AP, Davies G, Deary IJ, Dennis J, Easton DF, Engelhardt EG, Eriksson JG, Esko T, Fasching P, Figueroa JD, Flyger H, Fraser A, Garcia-Closas M, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Giles G, Guenel P, Hägg S, Hall P, Hayward C, Hopper J, Ingelsson E; kConFab investigators, Kardia SL, Kasiman K, Knight JA, Lahti J, Lawlor DA, Magnusson PK, Margolin S, Marsh JA, Metspalu A, Olson JE, Pennell CE, Polasek O, Rahman I, Ridker PM, Robino A, Rudan I, Rudolph A, Salumets A, Schmidt MK, Schoemaker MJ, Smith EN, Smith JA, Southey M, Stöckl D, Swerdlow AJ, Thompson DJ, Truong T, Ulivi S, Waldenberger M, Wang Q, Wild S, Wilson JF, Wright AF, Zgaga L; ReproGen Consortium, Ong KK, Murabito JM, Karasik D, Murray A. DNA mismatch repair gene MSH6 implicated in determining age at natural menopause. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24357391.

Salz I, DasMahapatra P, Fernandez C, Ratard R, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH, Chen W, Wright M, Berenson GS. Public health perspective on causes of death among relatively young adults in a biracial (Black-white) semi-rural Louisiana community and implications for prevention: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J La State Med Soc. 2013 Jul-Aug;165(4):194-200. PMID: 24133781.

Scott-Van Zeeland AA, Bloss CS, Tewhey R, Bansal V, Torkamani A, Libiger O, Duvvuri V, Wineinger N, Galvez L, Darst BF, Smith EN, Carson A, Pham P, Phillips T, Villarasa N, Tisch R, Zhang G, Levy S, Murray S, Chen W, Srinivasan S, Berenson G, Brandt H, Crawford S, Crow S, Fichter MM, Halmi KA, Johnson C, Kaplan AS, La Via M, Mitchell JE, Strober M, Rotondo A, Treasure J, Woodside DB, Bulik CM, Keel P, Klump KL, Lilenfeld L, Plotnicov K, Topol EJ, Shih PB, Magistretti P, Bergen AW, Berrettini W, Kaye W, Schork NJ. Evidence for the role of EPHX2 gene variants in anorexia nervosa. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 3. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.91. [Epub ahead of print].

Sharma D, DasMahapatra P, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Berenson GS. The association of c-reactive protein with arterial compliance in asymptomatic young adults: the bogalusa heart study. J Hum Hypertens. 2013 Apr;27(4):256-60. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2012.34. Epub 2012 Nov 15. PMID: 23151748

Verhulst S, Aviv A, Benetos A, Berenson GS, Kark JD. Do leukocyte telomere length dynamics depend on baseline telomere length? An analysis that corrects for 'regression to the mean'. Eur J Epidemiol. 2013 Nov;28(11):859-66. doi: 10.1007/s10654-013-9845-4. Epub 2013 Aug 30. PMID: 23990212.

Wineinger NE, Harper A, Libiger O, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Berenson GS, Schork NJ. Genomic risk models improve prediction of longitudinal lipid levels in children and young adults. Front Genet. 2013 May 21;4:86. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00086. Print 2013. PMID: 23734161.

Yoneyama S, Guo Y, Lanktree MB, Barnes MR, Elbers CC, Karczewski KJ, Padmanabhan S, Bauer F, Baumert J, Beitelshees A, Berenson GS, Boer JM, Burke G, Cade B, Chen W, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Gaunt TR, Gieger C, Gong Y, Gorski M, Heard-Costa N, Johnson T, Lamonte MJ, McDonough C, Monda KL, Onland-Moret NC, Nelson CP, O'Connell JR, Ordovas J, Peter I, Peters A, Shaffer J, Shen H, Smith E, Speilotes L, Thomas F, Thorand B, Verschuren WM, Anand SS, Dominiczak A, Davidson KW, Hegele RA, Heid I, Hofker MH, Huggins GS, Illig T, Johnson JA, Kirkland S; the Look AHEAD Research Group, König W, Langaee TY, McCaffery J, Melander O, Mitchell BD, Munroe P, Murray SS, Papanicolaou G, Redline S, Reilly M, Samani NJ, Schork NJ, van der Schouw YT, Shimbo D, Shuldiner AR, Tobin MD, Wijmenga C, Yusuf S; the GIANT Consortium; the CARe IBC Consortium, Hakonarson H, Lange LA, Demerath EW, Fox CS, North KE, Reiner AP, Keating B, Taylor KC. Gene-centric meta-analyses for central adiposity traits in up to 57,412 individuals of European descent confirm known loci and reveal several novel associations. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24345515.

Pierre Buekens, M.D., Ph.D.

Xie Y, Xiong X, Elkind-Hirsch KE, Pridjian G, Maney P, Delarosa RL, Buekens P. Change of periodontal disease status during and after pregnancy. Journal of Periodontology 2013;84:725-31.

Manasyan A, Saleem S, Koso-Thomas M, Althabe F, Pasha O, Chomba E, Goudar SS, Patel A, Esamai F, Garces A, Kodkany B, Belizan J, McClure EM, Derman RJ, Hibberd P, Liechty EA, Hambidge KM, Carlo WA, Buekens P, Moore J, Wright LL, Goldenberg RL; for the EmONC Trial Group. Assessment of obstetric and neonatal health services in developing country health facilities. American Journal of Perinatology 2013;30:787-94. (PMCID: PMC3664648).

Marete I, Tenge C, Pasha O, Goudar S, Chomba E, Patel A, Althabe F, Garces A, McClure EM, Saleem S, Esamai F, Kodkany BS, Belizan JM, Derman RJ, Hibberd PL, Krebs N, Buekens P, Goldenberg RL, Carlo WA, Wallace D, Moore J, Koso-Thomas M, Wright LL, Liechty EA. Perinatal outcomes of multiple-gestation pregnancies in Kenya, Zambia, Pakistan, India, Guatemala, and Argentina: A Global Network study. American Journal of Perinatology 2013. [Epub ahead of print]

Minsart AF, Buekens P, De Spiegelaere M, Englert Y. Neonatal outcomes in obese mothers: A population-based analysis. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2013;13:36. (PMCID: PMC3575268).

Minsart AF, De Spiegelaere M, Englert Y, Buekens P. Classification of cesarean sections among immigrants in Belgium. Acta Obstetrica Gynecologica Scandinavica 2013;92:204-9.

Mwembo-Tambwe AN, Kalenga MK, Donnen P, Humblet P, Chenge M, Dramaix M, Buekens P. Dépistage du VIH en salle de travail à Lubumbashi, République démocratique du Congo. Une stratégie de rattrapage dans le cadre de la prévention de la transmission de la mère à l'enfant [HIV testing among women in delivery rooms in Lubumbashi, DR Congo: A catch-up strategy for prevention of mother-to-child transmission]. Revue d'Epidemiologie et de Santé Publique 2013;61:21-7.

Xiong X, Elkind-Hirsch KE, Xie Y, Delarosa R, Maney P, Pridjian G, Buekens P. Periodontal disease as a potential risk factor for the development of diabetes in women with a prior history of gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2013;73:41-9.

Buekens P, Cafferata ML, Alger J, Althabe F, Belizan JM, Carlier Y, Ciganda A, Dumonteil E, Gamboa-Leon R, Howard E, Matute ML, Sosa-Estani S, Truyens C, Wesson D, Zuniga C. Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in Argentina, Honduras, and Mexico: study protocol. Reproductive Health 2013;10:55. (PMCID: PMC3852796).

Pasha O, McClure EM, Wright LL, Saleem S, Goudar SS, Chomba E, Patel A, Esamai F, Garces A, Althabe F, Kodkany B, Mabeya H, Manasyan A, Carlo WA, Derman RJ, Hibberd PL, Liechty EK, Krebs N, Hambidge KM, Buekens P, Moore J, Jobe AH, Koso-Thomas M, Wallace DD, Stalls S, Goldenberg RL. A combined community- and facility-based approach to improve pregnancy outcomes in low-resource settings: a Global Network cluster randomized trial. BMC Medicine 2013;1:215. (PMCID: PMC3853358).

Althabe F, Alemán A, Mazzoni A, Berrueta M, Morello P, Colomar M, Ciganda A, Becú A, Gibbons L, Llambi L, Gonzalez MG, Tong VT, Farr SL, Smith RA, Dietz PM, Johnson C, Buekens P, Belizán JM. Tobacco cessation intervention for pregnant women in Argentina and Uruguay: study protocol. Reproductive Health 2013;10:44. (PMCID: PMC3765647).

Carol Chen, M.S.

Chen Y, Copeland WK, Vedanthan R, Grant E, Lee JE, Gu D, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Gao YT, Yuan JM, Shu XO, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, Chen CJ, Wang R, Yoo KY, Ahn YO, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Chen CS, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Koh WP, Xiang YB, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, You SL, Park SK, Kim DH, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Ge W, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Thornquist M, Kang D, Feng Z, Boffetta P, Zheng W, He J, Potter JD. Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium. BMJ. 2013 Oct 1;347:f5446. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f5446. PMID: 24473060

He J, Zhang Y, Xu T, Zhao Q, Wang D, Chen CS, Tong W, Liu C, Xu T, Ju Z, Peng Y, Peng H, Li Q, Geng D, Zhang J, Li D, Zhang F, Guo L, Sun Y, Wang X, Cui Y, Li Y, Ma D, Yang G, Gao Y, Yuan X, Bazzano LA, Chen J; for the CATIS Investigators. Effects of Immediate Blood Pressure Reduction on Death and Major Disability in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The CATIS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2013 Nov 17. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282543. PMID: 24240777

He J, Kelly TN, Zhao Q, Li H, Huang J, Wang L, Jaquish CE, Sung YJ, Shimmin LC, Lu F, Mu J, Hu D, Ji X, Shen C, Guo D, Ma J, Wang R, Shen J, Li S, Chen J, Mei H, Chen CS, Chen S, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu X, Wu X, Rice TK, Gu CC, Schwander K, Hamm LL, Liu D, Rao DC, Hixson JE, Gu D. Genome-wide association study identifies 8 novel Loci associated with blood pressure responses to interventions in han chinese.  Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Dec 1;6(6):598-607. doi: 0.1161/CIRCGENETICS.113.000307. Epub 2013 Oct 28. PMID: 24165912

Mills KT, Hamm LL, Alper AB, Miller C, Hudaihed A, Balamuthusamy S, Chen CS, Liu Y, Tarsia J, Rifai N, Kleinpeter M, He J, Chen J. Circulating adipocytokines and chronic kidney disease. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e76902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076902. eCollection 2013. PMID: 24116180

Zhao Q, Gu D, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu F, Guo D, Wang R, Shen J, Chen J, Chen CS, Mills KT, Schwander K, Rao DC, He J. Blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions and the cold pressor test: the GenSalt replication study in rural North China. Am J Hypertens. 2014 Jan;27(1):72-80. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpt163. Epub 2013 Sep 4. PMID: 24004934

Xu Y, Wang L, He J, Bi Y, Li M, Wang T, Wang L, Jiang Y, Dai M, Lu J, Xu M, Li Y, Hu N, Li J, Mi S, Chen CS, Li G, Mu Y, Zhao J, Kong L, Chen J, Lai S, Wang W, Zhao W, Ning G; 2010 China Noncommunicable Disease Surveillance Group. Prevalence and control of diabetes in Chinese adults. JAMA. 2013 Sep 4;310(9):948-59. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.168118.  PMID: 24002281

Gu D, Zhao Q, Chen J, Chen JC, Huang J, Bazzano LA, Lu F, Mu J, Li J, Cao J, Mills K, Chen CS, Rice T, Hamm LL, He J. Reproducibility of blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions: the GenSalt study. Hypertension. 2013 p;62(3):499-505. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01034. Epub 2013 Jul 29. PMID: 23897070

Wei Chen, Ph.D.

Franceschini N, Fox E, Zhang Z, Edwards TL, Nalls MA, Sung YJ, Tayo BO, Sun YV, Gottesman O, Adeyemo A, Johnson AD, Young JH, Rice K, Duan Q, Chen F, Li Y, Tang H, Fornage M, Keene KL, Andrews JS, Smith JA, Faul JD, Guangfa Z, Guo W, Liu Y, Murray SS, Musani SK, Srinivasan S, Velez Edwards DR, Wang H, Becker LC, Bovet P, Bochud M, Broeckel U, Burnier M, Carty C, Chasman DI, Ehret G, Chen WM, Chen G, Chen W, Ding J, Dreisbach AW, Evans MK, Guo X, Garcia ME, Jensen R, Keller MF, Lettre G, Lotay V, Martin LW, Moore JH, Morrison AC, Mosley TH, Ogunniyi A, Palmas W, Papanicolaou G, Penman A, Polak JF, Ridker PM, Salako B, Singleton AB, Shriner D, Taylor KD, Vasan R, Wiggins K, Williams SM, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Berenson G, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger E, Cushman M, Eaton C, Nyberg F, Heiss G, Hirschhron JN, Howard VJ, Karczewsk KJ, Lanktree MB, Liu K, Liu Y, Loos R, Margolis K, Snyder M; Asian Genetic Epidemiology Network Consortium, Psaty BM, Schork NJ, Weir DR, Rotimi CN, Sale MM, Harris T, Kardia SL, Hunt SC, Arnett D, Redline S, Cooper RS, Risch NJ, Rao DC, Rotter JI, Chakravarti A, Reiner AP, Levy D, Keating BJ, Zhu X. Genome-wide association analysis of blood-pressure traits in African-ancestry individuals reveals common associated genes in African and non-African populations. Am J Hum Genet 2013;93(3):545-54. PMID:23972371

Cousminer DL, Berry DJ, Timpson NJ, Ang W, Thiering E, Byrne EM, Taal HR, Huikari V, Bradfield JP, Kerkhof M, Groen-Blokhuis MM, Kreiner-Møller E, Marinelli M, Holst C, Leinonen JT, Perry JR, Surakka I, Pietiläinen O, Kettunen J, Anttila V, Kaakinen M, Sovio U, Pouta A, Das S, Lagou V, Power C, Prokopenko I, Evans DM, Kemp JP, St Pourcain B, Ring S, Palotie A, Kajantie E, Osmond C, Lehtimäki T, Viikari JS, Kähönen M, Warrington NM, Lye SJ, Palmer LJ, Tiesler CM, Flexeder C, Montgomery GW, Medland SE, Hofman A, Hakonarson H, Guxens M, Bartels M, Salomaa V; ReproGen Consortium, Murabito JM, Kaprio J, Sørensen TI, Ballester F, Bisgaard H, Boomsma DI, Koppelman GH, Grant SF, Jaddoe VW, Martin NG, Heinrich J, Pennell CE, Raitakari OT, Eriksson JG, Smith GD, Hyppönen E, Järvelin MR, McCarthy MI, Ripatti S, Widén E; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium. Genome-wide association and longitudinal analyses reveal genetic loci linking pubertal height growth, pubertal timing and childhood adiposity. Hum Mol Genet 2013;22(13):2735-47. PMID:23449627

Guo Y, Lanktree MB, Taylor KC, Hakonarson H, Lange LA, Keating BJ; IBC 50K SNP array BMI Consortium. Gene-centric meta-analyses of 108 912 individuals confirm known body mass index loci and reveal three novel signals. Hum Mol Genet 2013;22(1):184-201. PMID:23001569

Juhola J, Magnussen CG, Berenson GS, Venn A, Burns TL, Sabin MA, Srinivasan SR, Daniels SR, Davis PH, Chen W, Kähönen M, Taittonen L, Urbina E, Viikari JS, Dwyer T, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Combined effects of child and adult elevated blood pressure on subclinical atherosclerosis: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium. Circulation 2013;128(3):217-24. PMID:23780579

Chester R, Sander G, Fernandez C, Chen W, Berenson G, Giles T. Women have significantly greater difference between central and peripheral arterial pressure compared with men: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Am Soc Hypertens 2013;7(5):379-85. PMID:23850194.

Wineinger NE, Harper A, Libiger O, Srinivasan SR, Chen W, Berenson GS, Schork NJ. Genomic risk models improve prediction of longitudinal lipid levels in children and young adults. Front Genet 2013;4:86. PMID:23734161

Guo YF, Zhang LS, Liu YJ, Hu HG, Li J, Tian Q, Yu P, Zhang F, Yang TL, Guo Y, Peng XL, Dai M, Chen W, Deng HW. Suggestion of GLYAT gene underlying variation of bone size and body lean mass as revealed by a bivariate genome-wide association study. Hum Genet 2013;132(2):189-99.

Benetos A, Kark JD, Susser E, Kimura M, Sinnreich R, Chen W, Steenstrup T, Christensen K, Herbig U, V B Hjelmborg J, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Labat C, Aviv A. Tracking and Fixed Ranking of Leukocyte Telomere Length across the Adult Life Course. Aging Cell 2013;12(4):615-21. PMID: 23601089

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 JSA, Berenson GS. Cohort Profile: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. Int J Epidemiol 2013;42(1):86-96, PMID:22434861.

Demerath EW, Liu CT, Franceschini N, Chen G, Palmer JR, Smith EN, Chen CT, Ambrosone CB, Arnold AM, Bandera EV, Berenson GS, Bernstein L, Britton A, Cappola AR, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Chen Z, Deming SL, Elks CE, Evans MK, Gajdos Z, Henderson BE, Hu JJ, Ingles S, John EM, Kerr KF, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lu X, Millikan RC, Musani SK, Nock NL, North K, Nyante S, Press MF, Rodriquez-Gil JL, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Schork NJ, Srinivasan SR, Woods NF, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman A, Heiss G, Gwen Windham B, Wellons M, Murray SS, Nalls M, Pastinen T, Rajkovic A, Hirschhorn J, Adrienne Cupples L, Kooperberg C, Murabito JM, Haiman CA.Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet 2013;22(16):3329-46. PMID:23599027

Ganesh SK, Tragante V, Guo W, Guo Y, Lanktree MB, Smith EN, Johnson T, Castillo BA, Barnard J, Baumert J, Chang YP, Elbers CC, Farrall M, Fischer ME, Franceschini N, Gaunt TR, Gho JM, Gieger C, Gong Y, Isaacs A, Kleber ME, Mateo Leach I, McDonough CW, Meijs MF, Mellander O, Molony CM, Nolte IM, Padmanabhan S, Price TS, Rajagopalan R, Shaffer J, Shah S, Shen H, Soranzo N, van der Most PJ, Van Iperen EP, Van Setten JA, Vonk JM, Zhang L, Beitelshees AL, Berenson GS, Bhatt DL, Boer JM, Boerwinkle E, Burkley B, Burt A, Chakravarti A, Chen W, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Curtis SP, Dreisbach A, Duggan D, Ehret GB, Fabsitz RR, Fornage M, Fox E, Furlong CE, Gansevoort RT, Hofker MH, Hovingh GK, Kirkland SA, Kottke-Marchant K, Kutlar A, Lacroix AZ, Langaee TY, Li YR, Lin H, Liu K, Maiwald S, Malik R; CARDIOGRAM, METASTROKE, Murugesan G, Newton-Cheh C, O'Connell JR, Onland-Moret NC, Ouwehand WH, Palmas W, Penninx BW, Pepine CJ, Pettinger M, Polak JF, Ramachandran VS, Ranchalis J, Redline S, Ridker PM, Rose LM, Scharnag H, Schork NJ, Shimbo D, Shuldiner AR, Srinivasan SR, Stolk RP, Taylor HA, Thorand B, Trip MD, van Duijn CM, Verschuren WM, Wijmenga C, Winkelmann BR, Wyatt S, Young JH, Boehm BO, Caulfield MJ, Chasman DI, Davidson KW, Doevendans PA, Fitzgerald GA, Gums JG, Hakonarson H, Hillege HL, Illig T, Jarvik GP, Johnson JA, Kastelein JJ, Koenig W; LifeLines Cohort Study, März W, Mitchell BD, Murray SS, Oldehinkel AJ, Rader DJ, Reilly MP, Reiner AP, Schadt EE, Silverstein RL, Snieder H, Stanton AV, Uitterlinden AG, van der Harst P, van der Schouw YT, Samani NJ, Johnson AD, Munroe PB, de Bakker PI, Zhu X, Levy D, Keating BJ, Asselbergs FW. Loci influencing blood pressure identified using a cardiovascular gene-centric array. Hum Mol Genet 2013;22(8):1663-78. PMID:23303523

Deo R, Nalls MA, Avery CL, Gustav Smith J, Evans DS, Keller MF, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Guo Li P, Miguel Quibrera P, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Akylbekova EL, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EM, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen LY, Chen W, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Evans MK, Ferrucci L, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hsueh WC, Kerr KF, Limacher MC, Liu Y, Lubitz SA, Magnani JW, Mehra R, Marcus GM, Murray SS, Newman AB, Njajou O, North KE, Paltoo DN, Psaty BM, Redline SS, Reiner AP, Robinson JG, Rotter JI, Samdarshi TE, Schnabel RB, Schork NJ, Singleton AB, Siscovick D, Soliman EZ, Sotoodehnia N, Srinivasan SR, Taylor HA, Trevisan M, Zhang ZM, Zonderman AB, Newton-Cheh C, Whitsel EA. Common genetic variation near the Connexin-43 gene is associated with resting heart rate in African Americans: A Genome-wide Association Study of 13,372 participants. Heart Rhythm 2013;10(3):401-8. PMID:23183192

Sharma D, Dasmahapatra P, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Berenson GS. The association of C-reactive protein with arterial compliance in asymptomatic young adults: the bogalusa heart study. J Hum Hypertens 2013;27(4):256-260. PMID:23151748

Smith JG, Avery CL, Evans DS, Nalls MA, Meng YA, Smith EN, Palmer C, Tanaka T, Mehra R, Butler AM, Young T, Buxbaum SG, Kerr KF, Berenson GS, Schnabel RB, Li G, Ellinor PT, Magnani JW, Chen W, Bis JC, Curb JD, Hsueh WC, Rotter JI, Liu Y, Newman AB, Limacher MC, North KE, Reiner AP, Quibrera PM, Schork NJ, Singleton AB, Psaty BM, Soliman EZ, Solomon AJ, Srinivasan SR, Alonso A, Wallace R, Redline S, Zhang ZM, Post WS, Zonderman AB, Taylor HA, Murray SS, Ferrucci L, Arking DE, Evans MK, Fox ER, Sotoodehnia N, Heckbert SR, Whitsel EA, Newton-Cheh C; on behalf of the CARe and COGENT consortia. Impact of Ancestry and Common Genetic Variants on QT Interval in African Americans. Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2012;5(6):647-655. PMID:23166209

Prescott Deininger, Ph.D.

Wallace, Nicholas A, Gasior, Stephen L, Fabor, Zachary J, Howie, Heather L, Deininger, Prescott L, Galloway, Denise (2013) HPV 5 and 8 E6 Expression Reduces ATM Protein Levels and Attenuates LINE-1 Retrotransposition.  (in press).   

Streva, VA, Faber, ZJ and Deininger, PL (2013) LINE-1 and Alu retrotransposition exhibit clonal variation. Mob. DNA 4, 16-24.    

Zhang, W, Edwards, A., Fan, W, Fang, Z., Deininger, P. and Zhang, K. (2013), Inferring the expression variability of human transposable element-derived exons by linear model analysis of deep RNA sequencing data. BMC Genomics. 14, 584-592.      

Ade, C, Roy-Engel, AM and Deininger, P. (2013) Alu elements: an intrinsic source of human genome instability.  Curr Opin Virol.  3, 639-645.

Astrid Engel, Ph.D.

Wagstaff, B.J., Kroutter, E.N., Derbes, R.S., Belancio, V.P and Roy-Engel, A.M. (2012).  Molecular reconstruction of extinct LINE-1 elements and their interaction with non-autonomous elements. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2013 Jan; 30(1):88-99. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss202. Epub 2012 Aug 23. PMID:22918960 (PMCID: PMC3525338).

Roy-Engel, A.M. (2012) A tale of an A-tail: the lifeline of a SINE.  Mobile Genetic Elements (Invited commentary) 2(6) 282-286. November/December. (PMCID: PMC3575423)

Roy-Engel, A.M., Moss, T., and Maraia R.J. (2013).  Meeting report for Odd Pols 2012. Gene. Aug 15;526(1):1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.04.009. Epub 2013 Apr 20. (PMID:23608169).

Shi, Y., Roy-Engel, A.M., and Wang, H.  (2013).  Effects of Corexit dispersants on cytotoxicity parameters in culture human bronchial airway cells, BEAS-2B.  J Toxicol Environ Health A. 76(13):827-35. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2013.821396. PMID 24028667. (PMCID:PMC3836203).

Ade, C., Roy-Engel, A.M., and Deininger, P.L. (2013).  Alu elements: An intrinsic source of human genome instability.  Curr. Op. Virol. Sep 27. pii: S1879-6257(13)00153-3. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2013.09.002. (PMCID: PMC: 3982648).   

Jeanette Gustat, Ph.D.

Litt J, Reed H, Tabak R, Zieff S, Eyler A, Lyn R, Goins K, Gustat J, O'Hara-Tompkins N. Active living collaboratives in the United States: Understanding characteristics, activities, and achievement of environmental and policy change. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013; 10: 120162. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd10.120162

Gustat J, Healy I, Litt J, Reed H, Goins K, Tabak R, Bornstein D, Carnoske C, Lyn R, Eyler A.. Lessons in promoting active living: the collaborative perspective. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2013; 19(3):S58-S64.

LittJ, Reed H. Zieff SG, Tabak R, Eyler AA, O'Hara Tompkins N, Lyn R, Gustat J, Goins K, Bornstein D. Advancing Environmental and Policy Change through Active Living Collaboratives: Exploring Compositional, Organizational, and Community Engagement as Correlates of Group Effectiveness. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.2013; 19(3):S49-S57.

Craddock AL, Barrett JL, Carnoske C, Chriqui JF, Evenson KR, Gustat J, Healy IB, Heinrich KM, Lemon SC, O'Hara Tompkins N, Reed HL, Zieff SG. Role and strategies of state organizations related to school-based physical education and physical activity policies. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2013; 19(3):S34-S40.

Parker KM, Rice J, Gustat J, Ruley J, Spriggs A, Johnson C. Effect of bike lane infrastructure improvements on ridership in one New Orleans neighborhood. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013; 45 S1:S101-7. DOI 10.1007/s12160-012-9440-z.

O'Malley K, Gustat J, Rice J, Johnson CC. Feasibility of increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhoods corner stores. J Community Health. 2013; 38: 741-749. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-013-9673-1.

Evenson KR, Satinsky SB, Valko C, Gustat J, Healy I, Litt JS, Hooker SP, Reed HL, O'Hara Tompkins N. In-depth interviews with state public health practitioners on the United States National Physical Activity Plan. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2013. 10:72. DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-72.

Becker AB, Israel BA, Gustat J, Reyes AG, Allen AJ. Strategies and techniques for effective group process in CBPR partnerships. In: Israel BA, Eng E, Schulz AJ, Parker EA, eds. Methods for community-based participatory research for health. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 2013: 69–95.

Emily Harville, Ph.D.

EW Harville, M Juonala, O Raitakari, J Viikari.  Preconception metabolic indicators predict gestational diabetes and offspring birthweight. Gynecological Endocrinology, accepted.

EW Harville, AS Madkour, Y Xie.  Personality and birth outcomes among adolescents.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, accepted.

 EW Harville, AS Madkour, Y Xie.  Parent-child Relationships, Parental Attitudes towards Sex, and Birth Outcomes among Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, accepted.

Harville EW, Boynton-Jarrett R.  Childhood hardship and fertility. Ann Epidemiol, 2013 Dec;23(12):784-90.

M Wallace, E Harville, K Theall, L Webber, W Chen, G Berenson.  Neighborhood Poverty, Allostatic Load, and Birth Outcomes in African American and White Women: Findings from the Bogalusa Heart Study. Health and Place, 2013 Nov;24:260-6.

Wallace M, Harville EW, Theall K, Webber L, Chen W, Berenson G.  Preconception allostatic load and racial disparities in adverse birth outcomes: The Bogalusa Heart Study.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 2013 Nov;27(6):587-97.

G Giarratano, E Harville, J Savage, V Barcelona de Mendoza, T Zotkiewicz.  Healthy Start: Description of a Safety Net for Perinatal Support during Disaster Recovery.  Maternal and Child Health Journal, accepted.

Giarratano G, Savage J, Harville E, Barcelona de Mendoza V.  Disaster Research: A Nursing Opportunity.  Nursing Inquiry, Epub ahead of print.

Madkour AS, Xie Y, Harville EW.  Pre-pregnancy dating violence and birth outcomes among adolescent mothers.  J Interpers Violence,  2013 Dec 22;29(10):1894-1913.

Madkour AS, Harville EW, Xie Y.  Neighborhood Disadvantage, Racial Concentration and the Birthweight of Infants Born to Adolescent Mothers.  Matern Child Health J, 2014 Apr;18(3):663-71. PMCID: PMC3840146

Madkour AS, Xie Y, Harville EW.  The Association Between Pre-Pregnancy Parental Support and Control and Adolescent Girls' Pregnancy Resolution Decisions.  J Adolescent Health, 2013 Sep;53(3):413-9. PMCID: PMC3755627.

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

Liu KD, Yang W, Anderson AH, Feldman HI, Demirjian S, Hamano T, He J, Lash J, Lustigova E, Rosas SE, Simonson MS, Tao K, Hsu CY. Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels do not improve risk prediction of progressive chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2013; 83(5):909–14.

Kelly TN, Rebholz CM, Gu D, Hixson JE, Rice TK, Cao J, Chen J, Li J, Lu F, Ma J, Mu J, Whelton PK, He J. Analysis of sex hormone genes reveals gender differences in the genetic etiology of blood pressure salt sensitivity: the GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens. 2013; 26(2):191–200.

Defagó MD, Gu D, Hixson JE, Shimmin LC, Rice TK, Gu CC, Jaquish CE, Liu DP, He J, Kelly TN. Common genetic variants in the endothelial system predict blood pressure response to sodium intake: the GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens. 2013; 26(5):643–56.

Mishra RK, Li Y, Ricardo AC, Yang W, Keane M, Cuevas M, Christenson R, Defilippi C, Chen J, He J, Kallem RR, Raj DS, Schelling JR, Wright J, Go AS, Shlipak MG; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Investigators. Association of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with left ventricular structure and function in chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort [CRIC]). Am J Cardiol. 2013; 111(3):432–8.

Mishra RK, Li Y, DeFilippi C, Fischer MJ, Yang W, Keane M, Chen J, He J, Kallem R, Horwitz EJ, Rafey M, Raj DS, Go AS, Shlipak MG; CRIC Study Investigators. Association of cardiac troponin T with left ventricular structure and function in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(5):701–9.

Hao Y, Liu X, Lu X, Yang X, Wang L, Chen S, Li H, Li J, Cao J, Chen J, Li Y, Zhao L, Shi Y, Shen C, Yan W, He J, Huang J, Gu D. Genome-wide association study in Han Chinese identifies three novel loci for human height. Hum Genet. 2013; 132(6):681–9.

He J, Kelly T. Sodium and blood pressure: never too late to reduce dietary intake.Epidemiology. 2013; 24(3):419–20.

Ferguson JF, Matthews GJ, Townsend RR, Raj DS, Kanetsky PA, Budoff M, Fischer MJ, Rosas SE, Kanthety R, Rahman M, Master SR, Qasim A, Li M, Mehta NN, Shen H, Mitchell BD, O'Connell JR, Shuldiner AR, Ho WK, Young R, Rasheed A, Danesh J, He J, Kusek JW, Ojo AO, Flack J, Go AS, Gadegbeku CA, Wright JT Jr, Saleheen D, Feldman HI, Rader DJ, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP; CRIC Study Principal Investigators. Candidate gene association study of coronary artery calcification in chronic kidney disease: findings from the CRIC study (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013; 62(9):789–98.

Gu D, Zhao Q, Chen J, Chen JC, Huang J, Bazzano LA, Lu F, Mu J, Li J, Cao J, Mills K, Chen CS, Rice T, Hamm LL, He J. Reproducibility of blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions: the GenSalt study. Hypertension. 2013; 62(3):499–505.

Liu AY, Gu D, Hixson JE, Rao DC, Shimmin LC, Jaquish CE, Liu DP, He J, Kelly TN.

Genome-wide linkage and regional association study of obesity-related phenotypes: The GenSalt study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/oby.20469. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhang M, Zhao Q, Mills KT, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Gu D, He J. Factors associated with blood pressure response to the cold pressor test: the GenSalt Study. Am J Hypertens. 2013; 26(9):1132–9.

Xu Y*, Wang L*, He J*, Bi Y*, Li M, Wang T, Wang L, Jiang Y, Dai M, Lu J, Xu M, Li Y, Hu N, Li J, Mi S, Chen CS, Li G, Mu Y, Zhao J, Kong L, Chen J, Lai S, Wang W, Zhao W, Ning G; 2010 China Noncommunicable Disease Surveillance Group. Prevalence and control of diabetes in Chinese adults. JAMA. 2013;310(9):948–59 (*co-first author).

Zhao Q, Gu D, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu F, Guo D, Wang R, Shen J, Chen J, Chen CS, Mills KT, Schwander K, Rao DC, He J. Blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions and the cold pressor test: the GenSalt Replication Study in rural north China. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhao Q, Kelly TN, Li C, He J. Progress and future aspects in genetics of human hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2013 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print].

Kelly TN, Takeuchi F, Tabara Y, Edwards TL, Kim YJ, Chen P, Li H, Wu Y, Yang CF, Zhang Y, Gu D, Katsuya T, Ohkubo T, Gao YT, Go MJ, Teo YY, Lu L, Lee NR, Chang LC, Peng H, Zhao Q, Nakashima E, Kita Y, Shu XO, Kim NH, Tai ES, Wang Y, Adair LS, Chen CH, Zhang S, Li C, Nabika T, Umemura S, Cai Q, Cho YS, Wong TY, Zhu J, Wu JY, Gao X, Hixson JE, Cai H, Lee J, Cheng CY, Rao DC, Xiang YB, Cho MC, Han BG, Wang A, Tsai FJ, Mohlke K, Lin X, Ikram MK, Lee JY, Zheng W, Tetsuro M, Kato N, He J. Genome-wide association study metaanalysis reveals transethnic replication of mean arterial and pulse pressure Loci. Hypertension. 2013; 62(5):853–9.

Zhao W, Shi L, Fonseca VA, He J, Shao D, Zhao J, Chen Q, Yin A. Screening patients with type 2 diabetes for active tuberculosis in communities of China. Diabetes Care. 2013;36(9):e159–60.

He J, Kelly TN, Zhao Q, Li H, Huang J, Wang L, Jaquish CE, Sung YJ, Shimmin LC, Lu F, Mu J, Hu D, Ji X, Shen C, Guo D, Ma J, Wang R, Shen J, Li S, Chen J, Mei H, Chen CS, Chen S, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu X, Wu X, Rice TK, Gu CC, Schwander K, Hamm LL, Liu D, Rao DC, Hixson JE, Gu D. Genome-wide association study identifies eight novel loci associated with blood pressure responses to interventions in Han Chinese. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013; 6(6):598–607.

Scialla JJ, Xie H, Rahman M, Anderson AH, Isakova T, Ojo A, Zhang X, Nessel L, Hamano T, Grunwald JE, Raj DS, Yang W, He J, Lash JP, Go AS, Kusek JW, Feldman H, Wolf M; the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators. Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 and Cardiovascular Events in CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Dubin RF, Li Y, He J, Jaar BG, Kallem R, Lash JP, Makos G, Rosas SE, Soliman EZ, Townsend RR, Yang W, Go AS, Keane M, Defilippi C, Mishra R, Wolf M, Shlipak MG. Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC). BMC Nephrol. 2013 Oct 22;14(1):229. [Epub ahead of print]

Mills KT, Hamm LL, Alper AB, Miller C, Hudaihed A, Balamuthusamy S, Chen CS, Liu Y, Tarsia J, Rifai N, Kleinpeter M, He J, Chen J. Circulating adipocytokines and chronic kidney disease. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e76902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076902.

Yang W, Xie D, Anderson AH, Joffe MM, Greene T, Teal V, Hsu CY, Fink JC, He J, Lash JP, Ojo A, Rahman M, Nessel L, Kusek JW, Feldman HI; CRIC Study Investigators. Association ofkidney disease outcomes with risk factors for CKD: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Oct 29. doi:pii: S0272–6386(13)01223-7. 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.08.028. [Epub ahead of print]

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 G, Chen L, Guo X, Zhao Z, Li Q, Zhou Z, Yang Z, Shan G, He J, Yang W; China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group. Prevalence and associated factors of microalbuminuria in Chinese individuals without diabetes: cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2013 Nov 4;3(11):e003325. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003325.

Parsa A, Kao WH, Xie D, Astor BC, Li M, Hsu CY, Feldman HI, Parekh RS, Kusek JW, Greene TH, Fink JC, Anderson AH, Choi MJ, Wright JT Jr, Lash JP, Freedman BI, Ojo A, Winkler CA, Raj DS, Kopp JB, He J, Jensvold NG, Tao K, Lipkowitz MS, Appel LJ; the AASK and CRIC Study Investigators. APOL1 risk variants, race, and progression of chronic kidney disease. N Engl J Med. 2013 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Mehta NN, Matthews GJ, Krishnamoorthy P, Shah R, McLaughlin C, Patel P, Budoff M, Chen J, Wolman M, Go A, He J, Kanetsky PA, Master SR, Rader DJ, Raj D, Gadegbeku CA, Shah R, Schreiber M, Fischer MJ, Townsend RR, Kusek J, Feldman HI, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP; the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators. Higher plasma CXCL12 levels predict incident myocardial infarction and death in chronic kidney disease: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort study. Eur Heart J. 2013 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Drawz PE, Babineau DC, Brecklin C, He J, Kallem RR, Soliman EZ, Xie D, Appleby D,

Anderson AH, Rahman M. Heart rate variability is a predictor of mortality in chronic kidney disease: A report from the CRIC Study. Am J Nephrol. 2013;38(6):517‒28.

Chen Y, Copeland WK, Vedanthan R, Grant E, Lee JE, Gu D, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Gao YT, Yuan JM, Shu XO, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, Chen CJ, Wang R, Yoo KY, Ahn YO, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Chen CS, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Koh WP, Xiang YB, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, You SL, Park SK, Kim DH, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Ge W, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Thornquist M, Kang D, Feng Z, Boffetta P, Zheng W, He J, Potter JD. Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium. BMJ. 2013;347:f5446.

Aaron Hoffman, Ph.D.

Hoffman AE, Liu R, Fu A, Zheng T, Slack F, Zhu Y (2013). Targetome profiling, pathway analysis and genetic association study implicate miR-202 in lymphomagenesis Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. Mar;22(3):327-36. Selected for journal cover

Hoffman AE, Liu R, Fu A, Zheng T, Slack F, Zhu Y (2013). Association of AMP-activated Protein Kinase with Risk and Progression of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. Apr;22(4):736-44.

Mills KT, Bellows CF, Hoffman AE, Kelly TN, Gagliardi G (2013). Diabetes mellitus and colorectal cancer prognosis: a meta-analysis. Dis Colon Rectum. Nov;56(11):1304-19.

Zhu Y, Fu A , Hoffman AE, Figueiro M, Carskadon M, Sharkey KM, Rea MS (2013).

Advanced sleep schedules affect circadian gene expression in young adults with delayed sleep schedules. Sleep Medicine; May;14(5):449-55.

Liu R, Fu A, Hoffman AE, Zheng T, Zhu Y (2013). Melatonin enhances DNA repair capacity possibly by affecting genes involved in DNA damage responsive pathways. BMC Cell Biology. Jan 7;14:1.

Tanika Kelly, Ph.D.

Rebholz CM, Reynolds K, Wofford MR, Chen J, Kelly TN, Mei H, Whelton PK, He J. Effect of soybean protein on novel cardiovascular disease risk factors: a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Clin Nutr 2013; 67:58-63.

Kelly TN, Rebholz CM†, Gu D, Hixson JE, Rice TK, Cao J, Chen J, Li J, Lu F, Ma J, Mu J, Whelton PK, He J. Analysis of sex hormone genes reveals gender differences in the genetic etiology of blood pressure salt-sensitivity: The GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens 2013; 26:191-200.

Defago MD†, Gu D, Hixson JE, Shimmin LC, Rice TK, Gu CC, Jaquish CE, Liu D, He J, Kelly TN. Common genetic variants in the endothelial system predict blood pressure response to sodium intake: The GenSalt study. Am J Hypertens 2013;26:643-656.

Kelly TN, Takeuchi F, Yasuharu T, Edwards TL, Kim YJ, Chen P, Li H, Wu Y, Yang CF, Zhang Y, Gu D, Tomohiro K, Takayoshi O, Gao YT, Go MJ, Teo YY, Lu L, Lee NR, Chang LC, Peng H, Zhao Q, Nakashima E, Kita Y, Shu XO, Kim NH, Tai ES, Wang Y, Adair LS, Chen CH, Zhang S, Li C, Nabika T, Umemura S, Cai Q, Cho YS, Wong TY, Zhu J, Wu JY, Gao X, Hisxone JE, Cai H, Lee J, Cheng CY, Rao DC, Xiang YB, Cho MC, Bok-Ghee H, Want A, Tsai FJ, Mohlke K, Lin X, Ikram MK, Lee JY, Zheng W, Tetsuro M, Kato N, He J. Genome-wide association study meta-analysis reveals trans-ethnic replication of mean arterial and pulse pressure loci. Hypertension 2013; 62:853-859.

Mills KT†, Bellows CF, Hoffman AE, Kelly TN, Gagliardi G. Diabetes mellitus and colorectal cancer prognosis: a meta-analysis. Dis Colon Rectum 2013; 11:1304-1319.

Zhao Q, Kelly TN, Li C, He J. Progress and future aspects in genetics of human hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep 2013; 15:676-86.

He J*, Kelly TN*, Zhao Q*, Li H*, Huang J, Wang L, Jaquish CE, Sung YJ, Shimmin LC, Lu F, Mu J, Hu D, Ji X, Yao C, Guo D, Ma J, Want R, Shen J, Li S, Chen J, Mei H, Chen CS, Chen S, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu X, Wu X, Rice TK, Gu CC, Schwander K, Hamm LL, Liu D, Rao DC, Hixson JE, GU D. Genome-wide association study identifies eight novel loci associated with blood pressure responses to interventions in Han Chinese. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 2013; 6:598-607.

He J, Kelly TN. Commentary: sodium and blood pressure: never too late to reduce dietary intake. Epidemiology 2013; 24: 419-420.

Patricia Kissinger, Ph.D.

Howard E, Harville E, Xiong X, Kissinger P. The Association Between Short Interpregnancy Interval and Preterm Birth in Louisiana: A Comparison of Methods.  Matern Child Health J. 2013 17(5):933-9.

Mills J, Burton N, Schmidt N, Salinas O, Hembling, Aran A, Shedlin M, Kissinger P. Sex and Drug Risk Behavior Pre- and Post-Emigration Among Latio Migrant Men in Post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. J Immigr Minor Health; 2013; 15(3);606-13. PMID 22669638.

Althoff MD, Anderson-Smits C, Kovacs S, Salinas O, Hembling J, Schmidt N, Kissinger P.  Patterns and predictors of multiple sexual partnerships among newly arrived Latino migrant men. AIDS and Behavior, 2013.  PMID:22996353.

Jenkins WD, Zahnd W, Kovach R, Kissinger P. Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in United States Emergency Departments.  J Emerg Med, 2013. doi:pii: S0736-4679(12)01088-8

Kathleen H. Reilly, MPH, Junjie Wang, MS, Zhibin Zhu, BS, Shuanghe Li, AD, Tinghua Yang, AD, Guowei Ding, MS, Han-Zhu Qian, MD, PhD, Patricia Kissinger, PhD, MPH, Ning Wang, MD, PhD. HIV and associated risk factors among male clients of female sex workers in a Chinese border region. In press Sexuality & Culture.

Kissinger P, Althoff M, Burton N, Schmidt N, Hembling J, Salinas O, Shedlin M.  Prevalence, patterns and predictors of substance use among Latino migrant men in a new receiving community Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 8/2013. In Press

Fastering D, Amedee A, Gatski M, Clark RA, Mena LA, Levison J, Rice J, Gustat G, Kissinger P. Co-occurrence of Trichomonas Vaginalis and Bacterial Vaginosis and vaginal shedding of HIV-1 RNA. Sex Trans Dis. In Press November 13, 2013.

Marie "Tonette" Krousel-Wood, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Holt E^, Joyce C*, Dornelles, A, Morisky D, Webber LS, Muntner P, Krousel-Wood M. Sex differences in barriers to antihypertensive medication adherence: Findings from the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence among Older Adults (CoSMO). J Am Geriat Soc. 61:558-64, 2013. (PMCID: PMC3628283)

Krousel-Wood M, Joyce C*, Holt E^, Levitan EB, Dornelles A, Webber L, Muntner P. Development and evaluation of a risk prediction tool for low pharmacy refill adherence in elderly patients with uncontrolled blood pressure: Pharmacotherapy 33(8):798-811,2013. [May 3. doi: 10.1002/phar.1275. [Epub ahead of print]] (PMCID:  In process)

Ahia CL*, Holt EW^, Krousel-Wood M. Source of Most Help with Diabetes Care is Associated with Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level.  Am J Med Sci. 347(3):245-7, 2014    (ePub ahead of print December 2013).

Holt EW^, Rung A, Leon K*, Krousel-Wood MA. Medication adherence in older adults:  A qualitative study. Educational Gerontology 40:198-21, 2014. (PMCID:  In process) [Published online: 02 Oct 2013DOI:10.1080/03601277.2013.802186.] (PMCID:  In process)

Shengxu Li, Ph.D.

Evans DM, Brion MJ, Paternoster L, Kemp JP, McMahon G, Munafò M, Whitfield JB, Medland SE, Montgomery GW; GIANT Consortium; CRP Consortium; TAG Consortium, Timpson NJ, St Pourcain B, Lawlor DA, Martin NG, Dehghan A, Hirschhorn J, Davey Smith G. Mining the human phenome using allelic scores that index biological intermediates. PLoS Genet 2013;9:e1003919.

He J, Kelly TN, Zhao Q, Li H, Huang J, Wang L, Jaquish CE, Sung YJ, Simmin LC, Lu F, MuJ, Hu D, Ji X, Shen C, Guo D, Ma J, Wang R, Shen J, Li S, Chen J, Mei H, Chen S, Chen S, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu X, Wu X, Rice T, Gu CC, Schwander K, Hamm LL, Liu D, Rao DC, Hixson JE, Gu Det al. Genome-wide association study identifies eleven novel loci associated with blood pressure responses to interventions in Han Chinese. Circ Cardiovascul Genet 2013;6:598-607

Randall JC, Winkler TW, Kutalik Z, Berndt SI, Jackson AU, Monda KL, Kilpeläinen TO, Esko T, Mägi R, Li S, Workalemahu T, Feitosa MF, Croteau-Chonka DC, Day FR, Fall T, Ferreira T, Gustafsson S, Locke AE, Mathieson I, Scherag A, Vedantam S, Wood AR, Liang L, Steinthorsdottir V, Thorleifsson G, Dermitzakis ET, Dimas AS, Karpe F, Min JL, Nicholson G, Clegg DJ, Person T, Krohn JP, Bauer S, Buechler C, Eisinger K; DIAGRAM Consortium, Bonnefond A, Froguel P; MAGIC Investigators, Hottenga JJ, Prokopenko I, Waite LL, Harris TB, Smith AV, Shuldiner AR, McArdle WL, Caulfield MJ, Munroe PB, Grönberg H, Chen YD, Li G, Beckmann JS, Johnson T, Thorsteinsdottir U, Teder-Laving M, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Zhao JH, Amin N, Oostra BA, Kraja AT, Province MA, Cupples LA, Heard-Costa NL, Kaprio J, Ripatti S, Surakka I, Collins FS, Saramies J, Tuomilehto J, Jula A, Salomaa V, Erdmann J, Hengstenberg C, Loley C, Schunkert H, Lamina C, Wichmann HE, Albrecht E, Gieger C, Hicks AA, Johansson A, Pramstaller PP, Kathiresan S, Speliotes EK, Penninx B, Hartikainen AL, Jarvelin MR, Gyllensten U, Boomsma DI, Campbell H, Wilson JF, Chanock SJ, Farrall M, Goel A, Medina-Gomez C, Rivadeneira F, Estrada K, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Zillikens MC, den Heijer M, Kiemeney LA, Maschio A, Hall P, Tyrer J, Teumer A, Völzke H, Kovacs P, Tönjes A, Mangino M, Spector TD, Hayward C, Rudan I, Hall AS, Samani NJ, Attwood AP, Sambrook JG, Hung J, Palmer LJ, Lokki ML, Sinisalo J, Boucher G, Huikuri H, Lorentzon M, Ohlsson C, Eklund N, Eriksson JG, Barlassina C, Rivolta C, Nolte IM, Snieder H, Van der Klauw MM, Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk JV, Gejman PV, Shi J, Jacobs KB, Wang Z, Bakker SJ, Mateo Leach I, Navis G, van der Harst P, Martin NG, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Yang J, Chasman DI, Ridker PM, Rose LM, Lehtimäki T, Raitakari O, Absher D, Iribarren C, Basart H, Hovingh KG, Hyppönen E, Power C, Anderson D, Beilby JP, Hui J, Jolley J, Sager H, Bornstein SR, Schwarz PE, Kristiansson K, Perola M, Lindström J, Swift AJ, Uusitupa M, Atalay M, Lakka TA, Rauramaa R, Bolton JL, Fowkes G, Fraser RM, Price JF, Fischer K, Krjutå Kov K, Metspalu A, Mihailov E, Langenberg C, Luan J, Ong KK, Chines PS, Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi SM, Saaristo TE, Edkins S, Franks PW, Hallmans G, Shungin D, Morris AD, Palmer CN, Erbel R, Moebus S, Nöthen MM, Pechlivanis S, Hveem K, Narisu N, Hamsten A, Humphries SE, Strawbridge RJ, Tremoli E, Grallert H, Thorand B, Illig T, Koenig W, Müller-Nurasyid M, Peters A, Boehm BO, Kleber ME, März W, Winkelmann BR, Kuusisto J, Laakso M, Arveiler D, Cesana G, Kuulasmaa K, Virtamo J, Yarnell JW, Kuh D, Wong A, Lind L, de Faire U, Gigante B, Magnusson PK, Pedersen NL, Dedoussis G, Dimitriou M, Kolovou G, Kanoni S, Stirrups K, Bonnycastle LL, Njølstad I, Wilsgaard T, Ganna A, Rehnberg E, Hingorani A, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Assimes TL, Barroso I, Boehnke M, Borecki IB, Deloukas P, Fox CS, Frayling T, Groop LC, Haritunians T, Hunter D, Ingelsson E, Kaplan R, Mohlke KL, O'Connell JR, Schlessinger D, Strachan DP, Stefansson K, van Duijn CM, Abecasis GR, McCarthy MI, Hirschhorn JN, Qi L, Loos RJ, Lindgren CM, North KE, Heid IM. Sex-stratified genome-wide association studies including 270,000 individuals show sexual dimorphism in genetic loci for anthropometric traits. PLoS Genet 2013;9:e1003500.

Cousminer DL, Berry DJ, Timpson NJ, Ang W, Thiering E, Byrne EM, Taal HR, Huikari V, Bradfield JP, Kerkhof M, Groen-Blokhuis MM, Kreiner-Møller E, Marinelli M, Holst C, Leinonen JT, Perry JR, Surakka I, Pietiläinen O, Kettunen J, Anttila V, Kaakinen M, Sovio U, Pouta A, Das S, Lagou V, Power C, Prokopenko I, Evans DM, Kemp JP, St Pourcain B, Ring S, Palotie A, Kajantie E, Osmond C, Lehtimäki T, Viikari JS, Kähönen M, Warrington NM, Lye SJ, Palmer LJ, Tiesler CM, Flexeder C, Montgomery GW, Medland SE, Hofman A, Hakonarson H, Guxens M, Bartels M, Salomaa V; ReproGen Consortium, Murabito JM, Kaprio J, Sørensen TI, Ballester F, Bisgaard H, Boomsma DI, Koppelman GH, Grant SF, Jaddoe VW, Martin NG, Heinrich J, Pennell CE, Raitakari OT, Eriksson JG, Smith GD, Hyppönen E, Järvelin MR, McCarthy MI, Ripatti S, Widén E; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium. Genome-wide association and longitudinal analyses reveal genetic loci linking pubertal height growth, pubertal timing and childhood adiposity. Hum Mol Genet 2013;22:2735-2747.

Vimaleswaran KS, Berry DJ, Lu C, Tikkanen E, Pilz S, Hiraki LT, Cooper JD, Dastani Z, Li R, Houston DK, Wood AR, Michaëlsson K, Vandenput L, Zgaga L, Yerges-Armstrong LM, McCarthy MI, Dupuis J, Kaakinen M, Kleber ME, Jameson K, Arden N, Raitakari O, Viikari J, Lohman KK, Ferrucci L, Melhus H, Ingelsson E, Byberg L, Lind L, Lorentzon M, Salomaa V, Campbell H, Dunlop M, Mitchell BD, Herzig KH, Pouta A, Hartikainen AL; Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits-GIANT Consortium, Streeten EA, Theodoratou E, Jula A, Wareham NJ, Ohlsson C, Frayling TM, Kritchevsky SB, Spector TD, Richards JB, Lehtimäki T, Ouwehand WH, Kraft P, Cooper C, März W, Power C, Loos RJ, Wang TJ, Järvelin MR, Whittaker JC, Hingorani AD, Hyppönen E. Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts. PLoS Med 2013;10:e1001383.

Nick Makridakis, Ph.D.

Miller S, Bhasin N, Urrego H, Moroz K, Rowan BG, Ramayya MS, and Makridakis NM. Genetic and epigenetic alterations of steroidogenic factor 1 in ovarian tumors. Int J Oncol 42: 627-634, 2013.

An C, Beard WA, Chen D, Wilson SH, and Makridakis NM. Understanding the loss of function in a triple missense mutant of DNA polymerase  found in prostate cancer. Int J Oncol 43: 1131-1140, 2013.

Felicia Rabito, Ph.D.

Arroyave WD, Rabito FA, Carlson JC. The relationship between specific IgE level and asthma outcomes: Results from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 2013;1(5):501-508.

Rabito FA, Horter L, Langlois EC, Carlson JC , White LE, Schwartz K, Osman P, Rice  JC. Blood lead and pediatric asthma.  Epidemiology. 2013;24(3):474-476.

Holt E, Theall K, Rabito FA  Individual, Housing and neighborhood correlates of asthma  among young urban children. Journal of Urban Health. 2013;90(1):116-129.           

Sathanur Srinivasan, Ph.D.

Benetos A, Kark JD, Susser E, Kimura M, Sinnreich R, Chen W, Steenstrup T, Christensen K, Herbig U, von Bornemann Hjelmborg J, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS, Labat C, Aviv A. Tracking and fixed ranking of leukocyte telomere length across the adult life course. Aging Cell. 2013 Apr 18. doi: 10.1111/acel.12086. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23601089

Demerath EW, Liu CT, Franceschini N, Chen G, Palmer JR, Smith EN, Chen CT, Ambrosone CB, Arnold AM, Bandera EV, Berenson GS, Bernstein L, Britton A, Cappola AR, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Chen Z, Deming SL, Elks CE, Evans MK, Gajdos Z, Henderson BE, Hu JJ, Ingles S, John EM, Kerr KF, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lu X, Millikan RC, Musani SK, Nock NL, North K, Nyante S, Press MF, Rodriquez-Gil JL, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Schork NJ, Srinivasan SR, Woods NF, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman A, Heiss G, Gwen Windham B, Wellons M, Murray SS, Nalls M, Pastinen T, Rajkovic A, Hirschhorn J, Adrienne Cupples L, Kooperberg C, Murabito JM, Haiman CA. Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 May 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23599027

Deo R, Nalls MA, Avery CL, Smith JG, Evans DS, Keller MF, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Li G, Miguel Quibrera P, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Akylbekova EL, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EJ, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen LY, Chen W, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Evans MK, Ferrucci L, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hsueh WC, Kerr KF, Limacher MC, Liu Y, Lubitz SA, Magnani JW, Mehra R, Marcus GM, Murray SS, Newman AB, Njajou O, North KE, Paltoo DN, Psaty BM, Redline SS, Reiner AP, Robinson JG, Rotter JI, Samdarshi TE, Schnabel RB, Schork NJ, Singleton AB, Siscovick D, Soliman EZ, Sotoodehnia N, Srinivasan SR, Taylor HA, Trevisan M, Zhang Z, Zonderman AB, Newton-Cheh C, Whitsel EA. Common genetic variation near the connexin-43 gene is associated with resting heart rate in African Americans: a genome-wide association study of 13,372 participants. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Mar;10(3):401-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.11.014. Epub 2012 Nov 24. PMID: 23183192

Franceschini N, Fox E, Zhang Z, Edwards TL, Nalls MA, Sung YJ, Tayo BO, Sun YV, Gottesman O, Adeyemo A, Johnson AD, Young JH, Rice K, Duan Q, Chen F, Li Y, Tang H, Fornage M, Keene KL, Andrews JS, Smith JA, Faul JD, Guangfa Z, Guo W, Liu Y, Murray SS, Musani SK, Srinivasan S, Velez Edwards DR, Wang H, Becker LC, Bovet P, Bochud M, Broeckel U, Burnier M, Carty C, Chasman DI, Ehret G, Chen WM, Chen G, Chen W, Ding J, Dreisbach AW, Evans MK, Guo X, Garcia ME, Jensen R, Keller MF, Lettre G, Lotay V, Martin LW, Moore JH, Morrison AC, Mosley TH, Ogunniyi A, Palmas W, Papanicolaou G, Penman A, Polak JF, Ridker PM, Salako B, Singleton AB, Shriner D, Taylor KD, Vasan R, Wiggins K, Williams SM, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Berenson G, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger E, Cushman M, Eaton C, Nyberg F, Heiss G, Hirschhron JN, Howard VJ, Karczewsk KJ, Lanktree MB, Liu K, Liu Y, Loos R, Margolis K, Snyder M; Asian Genetic Epidemiology Network Consortium, Psaty BM, Schork NJ, Weir DR, Rotimi CN, Sale MM, Harris T, Kardia SL, Hunt SC, Arnett D, Redline S, Cooper RS, Risch NJ, Rao DC, Rotter JI, Chakravarti A, Reiner AP, Levy D, Keating BJ, Zhu X. Genome-wide Association Analysis of Blood-Pressure Traits in African-Ancestry Individuals Reveals Common Associated Genes in African and Non-African Populations.

Ganesh SK, Tragante V, Guo W, Guo Y, Lanktree MB, Smith EN, Johnson T, Castillo BA, Barnard J, Baumert J, Chang YP, Elbers CC, Farrall M, Fischer ME, Franceschini N, Gaunt TR, Gho JM, Gieger C, Gong Y, Isaacs A, Kleber ME, Mateo Leach I, McDonough CW, Meijs MF, Mellander O, Molony CM, Nolte IM, Padmanabhan S, Price TS, Rajagopalan R, Shaffer J, Shah S, Shen H, Soranzo N, van der Most PJ, Van Iperen EP, Van Setten JA, Vonk JM, Zhang L, Beitelshees AL, Berenson GS, Bhatt DL, Boer JM, Boerwinkle E, Burkley B, Burt A, Chakravarti A, Chen W, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Curtis SP, Dreisbach A, Duggan D, Ehret GB, Fabsitz RR, Fornage M, Fox E, Furlong CE, Gansevoort RT, Hofker MH, Hovingh GK, Kirkland SA, Kottke-Marchant K, Kutlar A, Lacroix AZ, Langaee TY, Li YR, Lin H, Liu K, Maiwald S, Malik R; CARDIOGRAM, METASTROKE, Murugesan G, Newton-Cheh C, O'Connell JR, Onland-Moret NC, Ouwehand WH, Palmas W, Penninx BW, Pepine CJ, Pettinger M, Polak JF, Ramachandran VS, Ranchalis J, Redline S, Ridker PM, Rose LM, Scharnag H, Schork NJ, Shimbo D, Shuldiner AR, Srinivasan SR, Stolk RP, Taylor HA, Thorand B, Trip MD, van Duijn CM, Verschuren WM, Wijmenga C, Winkelmann BR, Wyatt S, Young JH, Boehm BO, Caulfield MJ, Chasman DI, Davidson KW, Doevendans PA, Fitzgerald GA, Gums JG, Hakonarson H, Hillege HL, Illig T, Jarvik GP, Johnson JA, Kastelein JJ, Koenig W; LifeLines Cohort Study, März W, Mitchell BD, Murray SS, Oldehinkel AJ, Rader DJ, Reilly MP, Reiner AP, Schadt EE,Silverstein RL, Snieder H, Stanton AV, Uitterlinden AG, van der Harst P, van der Schouw YT, Samani NJ, Johnson AD, Munroe PB, de Bakker PI, Zhu X, Levy D, Keating BJ, Asselbergs FW. Loci influencing blood pressure identified using a cardiovascular gene-centric array. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 15;22(8):1663-78. doi: 10.1093/hmg/dds555. Epub 2013 Jan 8. PMID: 23303523

Juhola J, Magnussen CG, Berenson GS, Venn A, Burns TL, Sabin MA, Srinivasan SR, Daniels SR, Davis PH, Chen W, Kähönen M, Taittonen L, Urbina EM, Viikari JS, Dwyer T, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Combined effects of child and adult elevated blood pressure on sublinical aterosclerosis: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium. Circulation. 2013 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Oikonen M, Laitinen TT, Magnussen CG, Steinberger J, Sinaiko AR, Dwyer T, Venn A, Smith KJ, Hutri-Kähönen N, Pahkala K, Mikkilä V, Prineas R, Viikari JS, Morrison JA, Woo JG, Chen W, Nicklas T, Srinivasan SR, Berenson G, Juonala M, Raitakari OT. Ideal cardiovascular health in Young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Jun 19;2(3):e000244. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000244.

Salz I, DasMahapatra P, Fernandez C, Ratard R, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH, Chen W, Wright M, Berenson GS. Public health perspective on causes of death among relatively young adults in a biracial (Black-white) semi-rural Louisiana community and implications for prevention: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J La State Med Soc. 2013 Jul-Aug;165(4):194-200. PMID: 24133781.

Scott-Van Zeeland AA, Bloss CS, Tewhey R, Bansal V, Torkamani A, Libiger O, Duvvuri V, Wineinger N, Galvez L, Darst BF, Smith EN, Carson A, Pham P, Phillips T, Villarasa N, Tisch R, Zhang G, Levy S, Murray S, Chen W, Srinivasan S, Berenson G, Brandt H, Crawford S, Crow S, Fichter MM, Halmi KA, Johnson C, Kaplan AS, La Via M, Mitchell JE, Strober M, Rotondo A, Treasure J, Woodside DB, Bulik CM, Keel P, Klump KL, Lilenfeld L, Plotnicov K, Topol EJ, Shih PB, Magistretti P, Bergen AW, Berrettini W, Kaye W, Schork NJ. Evidence for the role of EPHX2 gene variants in anorexia nervosa. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 3. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.91. [Epub ahead of print].

Sharma D, DasMahapatra P, Fernandez C, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Xu J, Berenson GS. The association of c-reactive protein with arterial compliance in asymptomatic young adults: the bogalusa heart study. J Hum Hypertens. 2013 Apr;27(4):256-60. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2012.34. Epub 2012 Nov 15. PMID: 23151748

Paul Kieran Whelton, M.D.

Rebholz CM, Reynolds K, Wofford MR, Chen J, Kelly TN, Mei H, Whelton PK, He J. Effect of soybean protein on novel cardiovascular disease risk factors: a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 67:58-63.

Kelly T N, Rebholz CM, Gu G, Hixson JE, Rice TK,  Cao J, Chen J, Li J, Lu F, Ma J, Mu J, Whelton PK, He J. Analysis of sex hormone genes reveals gender differences in the genetic etiology of blood pressure salt sensitivity: the GenSalt study. American Journal of Hypertension. 2013; 26:191-200.

Kostis WJ, Cabrera J, Hooper C, Whelton PK, Espeland MA, Cosgrove NM, Cheng JQ, Deng Y, De Staercke C, Pyle M, Maruthur N, Reyes I, Anderson CAM, Liu J, Appel LJ, Applegate WB, Kostis JB. Relationships between selected gene polymorphisms and blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss in elderly persons with hypertension. Hypertension. 2013;61:857-863.

Oparil S, Davis BR, Cushman WC, Ford CE, Furberg CD, Habib GB, Haywood J, Margolis K, Probstfield JL, Whelton PK, Wright JT for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Mortality and morbidity during and after Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial: Results by sex. Hypertension. 2013; 61:977-986.

Einhorn PT, Cushman WC, Whelton PK for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Chlorthalidone versus hydrochlorothiazide. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2013;158:922-3. [Comment. Letter]

Appel LJ, Whelton PK. Flawed evidence should not derail sound policy: the case remains strong for population-wide sodium reduction. American Journal of Hypertension 2013;26:1183-1186.

Xu Xiong, M.D., Ph.D.

Xie Y, Xiong X, Elkind-Hirsch KE, Pridjian G, Maney P, Delarosa RL, Buekens P. Pre-Pregnancy Obesity and Periodontitis Among Pregnant Women With and Without Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. J Periodontol. 2014 Jul;85(7):890-8. doi: 10.1902/jop.2013.130502. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Howard E, Xiong X, Carlier Y, Sosa-Estani S, Buekens P. Frequency of the congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJOG. 2014 Jan;121(1):22-33. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12396. Epub 2013 Aug 7. Review

Jiang H, Xiong X*, Su Y, Zhang Y, Wu H, Jiang Z, Qian X. A randomized controlled trial of pre-conception treatment for periodontal disease to improve periodontal status during pregnancy and birth outcomes. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013 Dec 9;13(1):228. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24321402

Dickey RP, Xiong X, Xie Y, Gee RE, Pridjian G. Effect of maternal height and weight on risk for preterm singleton and twin births resulting from IVF in the United States, 2008-2010. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 May 30. doi:pii: S0002-9378(13)00541-3. 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.05.052. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23727520


Xiong X, Pridjian G, Dickey RP. Racial and ethnic disparities in preterm births in infants conceived by in vitro fertilization in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;209(2):128.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.04.012. Epub 2013 Apr 10. PMID: 23583211

Xiong X, Elkind-Hirsch KE, Xie Y, Delarosa R, Maney P, Pridjian G, Buekens P. Periodontal disease as a potential risk factor for the development of diabetes in women with a prior history of gestational diabetes mellitus. J Public Health Dent. 2013 Winter;73(1):41-9.

Xie Y, Xiong X, Elkind-Hirsch KE, Pridjian G, Maney P, Delarosa RL, Buekens P. Change of Periodontal Disease Status During and After Pregnancy. J Periodontol. 2013 Jun;84(6):725-31.         

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

Zhao J,* Zhu Y,ǂ Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Zhang Y,ǂ Cole SA, Best LG, Lee ET, Howard BV. Short leukocyte telomere length predicts risk of diabetes in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. Diabetes  2013 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Yang J,ǂ Zhu Y,ǂ Lee ET, Zhang Y,ǂ Cole SA, Haack K,  Best LG,   Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Howard BV, Zhao J.* Joint associations of 61 genetic variants in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes with subclinical atherosclerosis in American Indians: a gene-family analysis. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. 2013; 6:89-96.

Zhu Y,ǂ Voruganti VS, Lin J, Matsuguchi T, Blackburn E, Best LG, Lee ET, Maccluer JW, Cole SA, Zhao J.* QTL mapping of leukocyte telomere length in American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhao J,* Goldberg J, Bremner JD, Vaccarino V. Association between promoter methylation of serotonin transporter gene and depressive symptoms: a monozygotic twin study. Psychosom Med. 2013 75(6):523-9 

Zhao J,* Bremner JD, Goldberg J, Quyyumi AA, Vaccarino V. Monoamine oxidase a genotype, childhood trauma, and subclinical atherosclerosis: a twin study. Psychosom Med. 2013;75(5):471-7 

Zhao J,* Goldberg J, Vaccarino V. Leukotriene A4 hydrolase haplotype, diet and atherosclerosis: A twin study. Atherosclerosis  2013; 226(1):238-44

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

Zhang M, Zhao Q, Mills KT, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Gu D, He J. Factors Associated With Blood Pressure Response to the Cold Pressor Test: The GenSalt Study. Am J Hypertens. 2013;26(9):1132-1139.

Yang X, Lu X, Wang L, Chen S, Li J, Cao J, Chen J, Hao Y, Li Y, Zhao L, Li H, Liu D, Wang L, Lu F, Shen C, Yu L, Wu X, Zhao Q, Ji X, Guo D, Peng X, Huang J, Gu D.. Common variants at 12q24 are associated with drinking behavior in Han Chinese. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97(3):545-551.

Gu D, Zhao Q, Chen J, Chen JC, Huang J, Bazzano LA, Lu F, Mu J, Li J, Cao J, Mills KT, Chen CS, Rice T, Hamm LL, He J. Reproducibility of Blood Pressure Responses to Dietary Sodium and Potassium Interventions: The GenSalt Study. Hypertension. 2013;62(3):499-505.

Zhao Q, Kelly TN, Li C, He J. Progress and Future Aspects in Genetics of Human Hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2013;15(6):676-686.

He J*, Kelly TN*, Zhao Q*, Li H*, Huang J, Wang L, Jaquish CE, Sung YJ, Shimmin LC, Lu F, Mu J, Hu D, Ji X, Yao C, Guo D, Ma J, Want R, Shen J, Li S, Chen J, Mei H, Chen CS, Chen S, Chen J, Li J, Cao J, Lu X, Wu X, Rice TK, Gu CC, Schwander K, Hamm LL, Liu D, Rao DC, Hixson JE, GU D. Genome-wide association study identifies eight novel loci associated with blood pressure responses to interventions in Han Chinese. Circ Cardiovasc Genet.  2013;6(6):598-607. (*Co-first author).

Kelly TN, Takeuchi F, Yasuharu T, Edwards TL, Kim YJ, Chen P, Li H, Wu Y, Yang CF, Zhang Y, Gu D, Tomohiro K, Takayoshi O, Gao YT, Go MJ, Teo YY, Lu L, Lee NR, Chang LC, Peng H, Zhao Q, Nakashima E, Kita Y, Shu XO, Kim NH, Tai ES, Wang Y, Adair LS, Chen CH, Zhang S, Li C, Nabika T, Umemura S, Cai Q, Cho YS, Wong TY, Zhu J, Wu JY, Gao X, Hisxone JE, Cai H, Lee J, Cheng CY, Rao DC, Xiang YB, Cho MC, Bok-Ghee H, Want A, Tsai FJ, Mohlke K, Lin X, Ikram MK, Lee JY, Zheng W, Tetsuro M, Kato N, He J. Genome-wide association study meta-analysis reveals transethnic replication of mean arterial and pulse pressure loci. Hypertension. 2013;62(5):853-859.


 

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