Jiankang Liu

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Publications

  1. pmc Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, 30310, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: the Jackson heart study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:644-51. 2013
  3. pmc Fatty liver, abdominal adipose tissue and atherosclerotic calcification in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213 4505, USA
    Atherosclerosis 224:521-5. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue on cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39213 4505, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5419-26. 2010
  5. pmc Fatty liver, abdominal visceral fat, and cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213 4505, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:2715-22. 2011
  6. pmc Pericardial fat and echocardiographic measures of cardiac abnormalities: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:341-6. 2011
  7. pmc Pericardial fat is associated with impaired lung function and a restrictive lung pattern in adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Ste 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Chest 140:1567-73. 2011
  8. pmc Pericardial adipose tissue, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Jackson heart study
    Jiankang Liu
    1Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1635-9. 2010
  9. pmc Diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and metabolic biomarkers in individuals with normal glucose tolerance are inversely associated with lung function: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Lung 189:311-21. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a major cause of chronic kidney disease?
    John E Hall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Renal Research, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 11:41-54. 2004

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Publications22

  1. pmc Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, 30310, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:9. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: the Jackson heart study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:644-51. 2013
    ..To examine the relative association of abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) with cardiometabolic risk factors between African and European Americans...
  3. pmc Fatty liver, abdominal adipose tissue and atherosclerotic calcification in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213 4505, USA
    Atherosclerosis 224:521-5. 2012
    ..Both fatty liver and abdominal visceral fat (VAT) are associated with cardiometabolic risk factors. Whether fatty liver and VAT are jointly associated with coronary artery (CAC) or abdominal aortic (AAC) calcification is not clear...
  4. pmc Impact of abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue on cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39213 4505, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5419-26. 2010
    ..Abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and sc adipose tissue (SAT) may confer differential metabolic risk profiles. We investigated the relations of VAT and SAT with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Jackson Heart Study cohort...
  5. pmc Fatty liver, abdominal visceral fat, and cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213 4505, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:2715-22. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to examine whether fatty liver and abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) are jointly associated with cardiometabolic abnormalities...
  6. pmc Pericardial fat and echocardiographic measures of cardiac abnormalities: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:341-6. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of PAT with echocardiographic measures of LV abnormalities in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)...
  7. pmc Pericardial fat is associated with impaired lung function and a restrictive lung pattern in adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Ste 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Chest 140:1567-73. 2011
    ..Pericardial fat has been shown to be associated with anomalies in cardiac structure, function, and atherosclerosis. We hypothesized that pericardial fat may have a similar role in the impairment of lung function...
  8. pmc Pericardial adipose tissue, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Jackson heart study
    Jiankang Liu
    1Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1635-9. 2010
    ..The associations among PAT, cardiometabolic risk factors, and coronary artery calcification (CAC) and abdominal aortic artery calcification (AAC) in African American populations have not been explored...
  9. pmc Diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and metabolic biomarkers in individuals with normal glucose tolerance are inversely associated with lung function: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Lung 189:311-21. 2011
    ..Overall, our findings generally support the hypothesis that diabetes, IGT, and increased levels of metabolic biomarkers in individuals with NGT are inversely associated with lung function in African Americans, independent of adiposity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a major cause of chronic kidney disease?
    John E Hall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Renal Research, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 11:41-54. 2004
    ..Special considerations for the obese patient, in addition to adequately controlling the blood pressure, include correction of the metabolic abnormalities and protection of the kidneys from further injury...
  11. pmc Association of adiponectin with left ventricular mass in blacks: the Jackson Heart Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:747-53. 2011
    ..The Jackson Heart Study cohort provides an opportunity to test the hypothesis that the inverse association between adiponectin and LVM may be modified by risk factors common among blacks...
  12. pmc Distinct component profiles and high risk among African Americans with metabolic syndrome: the Jackson Heart Study
    Herman Taylor
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1248-53. 2008
    ..This study examined the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and assessed its cross-sectional relationship to CVD in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS) cohort...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does obesity induce resistance to the long-term cardiovascular and metabolic actions of melanocortin 3/4 receptor activation?
    Alexandre A da Silva
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Renal Research, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 9216 4505, USA
    Hypertension 47:259-64. 2006
    ..Thus, the metabolic and cardiovascular actions of chronic MC3/4-R activation are preserved in diet-induced obesity, supporting a potential role for the hypothalamic melanocortin system in obesity hypertension...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic central nervous system hyperinsulinemia and regulation of arterial pressure and food intake
    Jiankang Liu
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Renal Research, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    J Hypertens 24:1391-5. 2006
    ..The goal of the present study was to determine whether chronic increases in CNS levels of insulin, in the absence of changes in plasma insulin concentration, decrease food intake and raise arterial pressure in rats...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic antidiabetic and cardiovascular actions of leptin: role of CNS and increased adrenergic activity
    Alexandre A da Silva
    Dept of Physiology and Biophysics, Univ of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State St, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 291:R1275-82. 2006
    ..These findings provide new insights into novel pathways for long-term control of glucose homeostasis and cardiovascular regulation...
  16. pmc Relationships of BMI to cardiovascular risk factors differ by ethnicity
    Herman A Taylor
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1638-45. 2010
    ..The higher prevalence rates of cardiometabolic risk factors at nearly all levels of BMI in African Americans, however, suggest that additional factors contribute to the burden of CVD risk in African Americans...
  17. doi request reprint Leptin is inversely associated with lung function in African Americans, independent of adiposity: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1054-61. 2011
    ..Serum leptin concentration was strongly, inversely, and independently associated with lung function in African Americans, especially African-American men and obese women...
  18. pmc Leptinemia and its association with stroke and coronary heart disease in the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:32-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association of increased plasma leptin concentration with prevalent stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD) and to examine the genetic contributions of leptin to this association in the Jackson Heart Study cohort...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of the obesity epidemic on hypertension and renal disease
    John E Hall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 5:386-92. 2003
    ..Special considerations for the obese patient, in addition to adequately controlling the blood pressure, include correction of the metabolic abnormalities and protection of the kidneys from further injury...
  20. pmc The associations of multiple dimensions of discrimination and abdominal fat in African American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:4-14. 2012
    ..Discrimination may be adversely associated with abdominal obesity, but few studies have examined associations with abdominal fat...
  21. pmc Association of the joint effect of menopause and hormone replacement therapy and cancer in African American women: the Jackson Heart Study
    Brenda W Campbell Jenkins
    Jackson Heart Study Coordinating Center, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Suite 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:2491-504. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity-associated hypertension and kidney disease
    John E Hall
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Renal Research, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 12:195-200. 2003
    ..Our objective is to review the mechanisms that link obesity with hypertension and altered kidney function...