Terrence Forrester

Summary

Affiliation: University of the West Indies
Country: Jamaica

Publications

  1. pmc Prenatal factors contribute to the emergence of kwashiorkor or marasmus in severe undernutrition: evidence for the predictive adaptation model
    Terrence E Forrester
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    PLoS ONE 7:e35907. 2012
  2. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
  3. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
  4. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
  5. pmc Asymptomatic bacteriuria in sickle cell disease: a cross-sectional study
    Vanessa Cumming
    Sickle Cell Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    BMC Infect Dis 6:46. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Historic and early life origins of hypertension in Africans
    Terrence Forrester
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
    J Nutr 134:211-6. 2004
  7. doi request reprint The effect of feto-maternal size and childhood growth on left ventricular mass and arterial stiffness in Afro-Caribbean children
    M B Lawrence-Wright
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, West Indies
    J Hum Hypertens 25:457-64. 2011
  8. pmc Dietary cysteine is used more efficiently by children with severe acute malnutrition with edema compared with those without edema
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:84-90. 2012
  9. pmc Nutritional repletion of children with severe acute malnutrition does not affect VLDL apolipoprotein B-100 synthesis rate
    Asha V Badaloo
    University of the West Indies, Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    J Nutr 142:931-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Tyrosine requirement during the rapid catch-up growth phase of recovery from severe childhood undernutrition
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Br J Nutr 104:1174-80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Prenatal factors contribute to the emergence of kwashiorkor or marasmus in severe undernutrition: evidence for the predictive adaptation model
    Terrence E Forrester
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    PLoS ONE 7:e35907. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that different developmental trajectories underlie these clinical-metabolic phenotypes: if so this would be strong evidence in support of predictive adaptation model of developmental plasticity...
  2. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
    ..However there are few empirical data to support the assertion that low levels of energy expenditure in activity is a causal factor in the current obesity epidemic are very limited...
  3. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
    ..To examine the rate of change across the spectrum of low to high-income countries we compared rates of weight change in samples drawn from three countries, Nigeria, Jamaica and the United States...
  4. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
    ..Large surveys now provide new information on this issue...
  5. pmc Asymptomatic bacteriuria in sickle cell disease: a cross-sectional study
    Vanessa Cumming
    Sickle Cell Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    BMC Infect Dis 6:46. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of ASB, in a cohort of patients with SCD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Historic and early life origins of hypertension in Africans
    Terrence Forrester
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
    J Nutr 134:211-6. 2004
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The effect of feto-maternal size and childhood growth on left ventricular mass and arterial stiffness in Afro-Caribbean children
    M B Lawrence-Wright
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, West Indies
    J Hum Hypertens 25:457-64. 2011
    ..In conclusion, LVM in childhood is positively associated with maternal height, child's current size and rate of growth. Arterial stiffness is inversely related to maternal, fetal and placental size as well as growth throughout childhood...
  8. pmc Dietary cysteine is used more efficiently by children with severe acute malnutrition with edema compared with those without edema
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:84-90. 2012
    ..Because GSH, skin, hair, mucosal, and mucin proteins are rich in cysteine, we hypothesized that splanchnic extraction and the efficiency of cysteine utilization would be greater in edematous than in nonedematous SAM...
  9. pmc Nutritional repletion of children with severe acute malnutrition does not affect VLDL apolipoprotein B-100 synthesis rate
    Asha V Badaloo
    University of the West Indies, Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    J Nutr 142:931-5. 2012
    ..04) and did not differ from the initial stage to recovery. The data indicate that VLDL apo B-100 synthesis is not reduced when children develop either edematous or nonedematous SAM...
  10. doi request reprint Tyrosine requirement during the rapid catch-up growth phase of recovery from severe childhood undernutrition
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Br J Nutr 104:1174-80. 2010
    ..The result indicates that the mean requirement for tyrosine during the catch-up growth phase of SCU is about 99 mg/kg per d under similar conditions to the present study...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vivo rates of erythrocyte glutathione synthesis in adults with sickle cell disease
    Marvin Reid
    Sickle Cell Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Univ of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E73-9. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Non-fatal violence-related injuries in Kingston, Jamaica: a preventable drain on resources
    Namvar Zohoori
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, W I
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:255-62. 2002
    ..Simulation analysis with various injury reduction scenarios indicated decreases in the probability of admission ranging from 12% to 44%, with estimated savings of up to 31% of the annual supplies budget of KPH...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cysteine supplementation improves the erythrocyte glutathione synthesis rate in children with severe edematous malnutrition
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:646-52. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood malnutrition is associated with a reduction in the total melanin content of scalp hair
    Colin A McKenzie
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Br J Nutr 98:159-64. 2007
    ..The precise mechanisms by which melanin content is reduced, and the role of aromatic amino acid availability in hair colour change and other features of childhood malnutrition remain to be explored...
  15. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms may be associated with risk of oedematous severe childhood malnutrition
    Kwesi G Marshall
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Br J Nutr 96:243-8. 2006
    ..Such studies may improve our understanding of the causes of clinical heterogeneity in malnutrition...
  16. pmc Factors affecting study efficiency and item non-response in health surveys in developing countries: the Jamaica national healthy lifestyle survey
    Rainford Wilks
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:13. 2007
    ..This report examines factors associated with item non-response and study efficiency in a national health survey in a developing Caribbean island...
  17. ncbi request reprint Supplementation with aromatic amino acids improves leucine kinetics but not aromatic amino acid kinetics in infants with infection, severe malnutrition, and edema
    Marvin Reid
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    J Nutr 134:3004-10. 2004
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that the blunting of the protein catabolic response to infection in children with edematous malnutrition syndrome is due to limited availability of aromatic amino acids...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in genes involved in folate metabolism as risk factors for oedematous severe childhood malnutrition: a hypothesis-generating study
    Kwesi G Marshall
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Ann Trop Paediatr 26:107-14. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Lipid kinetic differences between children with kwashiorkor and those with marasmus
    Asha V Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1283-8. 2006
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been tested...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relation between liver fat content and the rate of VLDL apolipoprotein B-100 synthesis in children with protein-energy malnutrition
    Asha Badaloo
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University Hospital of the West Indies, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1126-32. 2005
    ..Although impaired synthesis of VLDL apolipoprotein B-100 (VLDL-apo B-100) is generally accepted as the pathogenetic mechanism, the rate of it synthesis has not been measured in children with PEM...
  21. ncbi request reprint Arginine flux and intravascular nitric oxide synthesis in severe childhood undernutrition
    Farook Jahoor
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1024-31. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Under- and overreporting of energy is related to obesity, lifestyle factors and food group intakes in Jamaican adults
    Michelle A Mendez
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, CB 8120, University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:9-19. 2004
    ..This paper examines the prevalence, patterns and impact of energy under- and overreporting on diet-obesity relationships in a middle-income developing country...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sulfur amino acid metabolism in children with severe childhood undernutrition: methionine kinetics
    Farook Jahoor
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1400-5. 2006
    ..We propose that methionine production and metabolism will be slower in children with edematous SCU than in those with nonedematous SCU...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sulfur amino acid metabolism in children with severe childhood undernutrition: cysteine kinetics
    Farook Jahoor
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1393-9. 2006
    ..We propose that these lower cysteine concentrations are due to reduced production secondary to slower de novo synthesis plus decreased release from protein breakdown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Income, education, and blood pressure in adults in Jamaica, a middle-income developing country
    Michelle A Mendez
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:400-8. 2003
    ..This cross-sectional study examined associations between SES and BP in 2082 adults from a peri-urban area of Jamaica, a middle-income developing country...
  26. ncbi request reprint Glycine production in severe childhood undernutrition
    Farook Jahoor
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:143-9. 2006
    ..This is especially true under unique circumstances, such as when the availability of labile nitrogen for dispensable amino acid synthesis is reduced, as in severe childhood undernutrition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Application of stable isotopic techniques in the prevention of degenerative diseases like obesity and NIDDM in developing societies
    Prakash Shetty
    Food and Agricultural Organisation, Rome, Italy
    Food Nutr Bull 23:174-9. 2002
    ..The last study conducted in New Zealand was aimed at comparing the energy expenditures of Maori (Pacific Island) with New Zealanders of European descent...
  28. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin I-converting enzyme polymorphisms, ACE level and blood pressure among Nigerians, Jamaicans and African-Americans
    Nourdine Bouzekri
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:460-8. 2004
    ..We did observe, however, that the overtransmitted haplotypes among hypertensives were drawn from a single clade, suggesting that susceptibility may cluster in patterns not captured directly by our markers...
  29. ncbi request reprint The acute-phase protein response to infection in edematous and nonedematous protein-energy malnutrition
    Marvin Reid
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1409-15. 2002
    ..Immune structure and function are more compromised in edematous protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) than in nonedematous PEM. Whether the positive acute-phase protein (APP) response to infection is affected remains unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and resting energy expenditure independent of body size
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hypertension 43:555-60. 2004
    ..The interrelationship of REE with sympathetic tone, transmembrane ion exchange, or other metabolic processes that determine energy costs at rest could provide physiological explanations for this observation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Report on the 2nd World Congress on Fetal Origins of Adult Disease, Brighton, U.K., June 7-10, 2003
    Mark Hanson
    Centre for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, S016 5YA, UK
    Pediatr Res 55:894-7. 2004
    ..Both have been characterized by a unique multidisciplinary attendance ranging from molecular, experimental, and developmental biologists to epidemiologists and health economists...
  32. doi request reprint Protein metabolism in severe childhood malnutrition
    Farook Jahoor
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:87-101. 2008
    ..Another consistent finding is that children with oedematous SCM have oxidative stress as there is evidence of oxidant-induced cellular damage and impaired synthesis of the primary cellular anti-oxidant glutathione...
  33. pmc Body size and blood pressure: an analysis of Africans and the African diaspora
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Epidemiology 19:38-46. 2008
    ..Blood pressure is directly and causally associated with body mass index (BMI) in populations worldwide. However, the relationship may vary across BMI in populations of African origin...
  34. ncbi request reprint An international matched cohort study of the contribution of metabolic impairments to subclinical atherosclerosis in United Kingdom and Jamaican African-Caribbeans
    Lalit Kalra
    Cardiovascular Division, King s College London School of Medicine, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 199:95-101. 2008
    ..A gradient of increased vascular risk exists across the African diaspora. We hypothesised that increased insulin resistance with environmental transition contributes to this risk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Protein kinetic differences between children with edematous and nonedematous severe childhood undernutrition in the fed and postabsorptive states
    Farook Jahoor
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:792-800. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that, in edematous but not nonedematous SCU, impaired protein breakdown leading to inadequate amino acids for maintenance of important organ systems was a factor...
  36. ncbi request reprint UGT1A1 variation and gallstone formation in sickle cell disease
    Eden V Haverfield
    Institute of Biological Anthropology and the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Blood 105:968-72. 2005
    ..Although further studies of the pathogenesis of gallstones in SS disease are required, the (TA)(7)/(TA)(7) genotype may be a risk factor for symptomatic gallstones in older people with SS disease...
  37. pmc Geographical variation in neonatal phenotype
    Sam Leary
    Diabetes Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Pune, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1080-9. 2006
    ..Recent studies have shown associations between size and body proportions at birth and health outcomes throughout the life cycle, but there are few data on how neonatal phenotype varies in different populations around the world...
  38. pmc Geographical variation in relationships between parental body size and offspring phenotype at birth
    Sam Leary
    Medical Research Council, Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1066-79. 2006
    ..Paternal size and body composition also play a role, primarily through the fetal genome, although few studies have investigated relationships with neonatal phenotype...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in arterial responses and inflammatory markers in Afro-Caribbean and Caucasian subjects
    Lalit Kalra
    Cardiovascular Division, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2362-7. 2005
    ..Small vessel disease is more common in Afro-Caribbeans than Caucasians. We investigated underlying differences in metabolic, inflammatory, and vascular responses that may predispose Afro-Caribbeans to small vessel pathology...
  40. ncbi request reprint Response of splanchnic and whole-body leucine kinetics to treatment of children with edematous protein-energy malnutrition accompanied by infection
    Marvin Reid
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:633-40. 2002
    ....